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Archive for the ‘MOSS’ Category

How to promote InfoPath field to the SharePoint link type field

February 5, 2010

Special thanks: Karl D. Swartzendruber: cruelest boss of all From time to time I’m getting into situations where InfoPath and/or SharePoint limitations don’t allow me to implement what I’ve been tasked to do. Like in that case when my cruel bosses were mercilessly cracking whip on me disregarding my whining about damn limitations preventing me […]

A mutually exclusive check box (radio button) in a repeating table/section

August 26, 2009

Bookmark that post Clean XPath only solution. Browser forms OK. The FORM to try. Create following field/group structure: Assign 0 as initial value to rStarter field. Assign following XPath expression as inital value to the ChBx field: (xdMath:Max(../../my:CheckG/my:rStarter) = ../my:rStarter) and (../my:rStarter != 0) Create rule at ChBx field. This rule has 2 actions: Assign […]

Most underused/unknown SharePoint feature

April 13, 2009

You can tag any element on your portal with the comment. The comment becomes visible for everybody who are at the same page and have Discussion tollbar open. It works as instant messaging too. When you are at any page of your portal go to the IE explorer menu bar Vew->Explorer Bars->Discuss. Use the button […]

Multiple merge views in InfoPath form library

February 11, 2009

There is no out of the box way how to create custom view which supports merge functionality. But such minor obstacles shouldn’t stop you from creating as many merge views in your library as you want. 1) Click “Create new view” link in your form library 2) Navigate to the “Start from an existing view” […]

Infopath codeless programming (walkthrough) 1

December 16, 2008

Posted under tags: Contact Selector Control Infopath Sharepoint