Saturday, June 25, 2011

InfoPath 2010 Forms SharePoint 2010

In this post we will discuss about InfoPath 2010 Forms SharePoint 2010.

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Requirements such as pulling business data out of web services, dynamic filtering of controls, and advanced validation of form fields upon submission can all be easily accomplished with InfoPath. You can also check Benefits of Using InfoPath 2010 with SharePoint 2010.

Also using InfoPath forms in SharePoint 2010 you can  build unique, brand user interface that is easier to understand.InfoPath forms will store in Form Library within a SharePoint site.
Form library is meant for storing InfoPath forms.

When you save or submit an InfoPath form to a form library, the data will be stored in the library as XML.

The advantage of using InfoPath form that you will get drag and drop functions and wizard based experience, You do not need to be a programmer.

It supports customization like connecting to external data, rules and conditions.
But you require a SharePoint server enterprise license to host the form in the browser or the infopath client application is needed to fill out a form.

Browser enabled InfoPath forms and dependencies InfoPath client application is like a Microsoft word client application and is used to design or edit a form template, also use the client to fill out and submit a form.

SharePoint server has a feature namely Form Server that enables InfoPath forms to be filled out and viewed right from the browser. Without form server users will have to load the form in their InfoPath client application.

You can also check SharePoint Infopath 2010 Video tutorial.