I wanted to take a moment to recognize the great work of the Microsoft writers and editors who have been cranking out InfoPath content over the last few months. While we in the product team have clicked over into Office 14 mode, they have continued to serve customers by creating Office 2007 content – everything from video demos to highly technical developer content. Here’s some of the content that has been released since RTM. Thanks to Anneliese Wirth, Arsenio Locsin, Amy Miller, Anthony Labriola, Kelley Vice, Tonda Kiffin, David Longmuir, Roger Haight, and Mark Roberts for getting this information into the documentosphere!
- Demo: Convert a Word document into an InfoPath 2007 form template
- Demo: Use InfoPath e-mail forms to view data in Outlook 2007
- Demo: View the business logic in an InfoPath 2007 form template
- Article: How to: Share InfoPath 2007 Template Parts and ActiveX Controls
- Article: Hosting the InfoPath 2007 Form Editing Environment in a Custom Web Form
Article: How to: Evaluate and approve a form template
Article: Guidelines for Creating InfoPath 2007 Converters
- Article: Working with XML Data Using the XPathNavigator Class in InfoPath 2007 Form Templates
- Article: Guidelines for using colors, fonts, and images in a form template
- Article: Converting InfoPath 2003 Managed Code to the New InfoPath 2007 Object Model
In addition some content that has been missing from MSDN has been re-published:
- InfoPath 2003 SDK: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb190871(office.11).aspx
- InfoPath 2003 technical articles: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb191012(office.11).aspx
We also have some excellent articles written by David Gerhardt of 3Sharp
- Developing InfoPath 2007 Managed-Code Solutions.
- Pulling CRM Data into InfoPath 2007 Browser Forms
And finally, InfoPath MVP Ben Walters just posted a code sample which shows how to limit the contact selector control to single selection: http://msmvps.com/blogs/benwalters/archive/2007/07/13/contact-selector-the-good-and-the-bad.aspx
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Please develop a free InfoPath runtime.
MS should buy http://www.infoscope.co.kr/eng/product/product.aspx and give it away. InfoPath will get very popular, it may even win the forms war against XForms and PDF.
Any fixes to coincide with WSS sp1 release? Publishing to WSS is buggy when you have a large number of columns published. Causes garbage in site and form library column lists.
Also, we'd love to hear from you on how to improve load time of forms with managed code. Any tips from the experts would be much appreciated.
Please InfoPath team, give us some hope!
Hey, most people that have InfoPath get it from the higher-end Office suites. Why doesn't MS create a standalone InfoPath Form Filler which does not let edit forms, only fill and submit them? Then InfoPath will be very popular.
This, the NEWEST post by the InfoPath team in MONTHS... cmon guys.
I've got some more InfoPath content to be shared. I'm recording a series of introductory demos to show the potential capabilities of InfoPath to people new to the program.
The first four are recorded, but I need to increase awareness in order for people to actually watch them.
They're up on YouTube and MSN Video, and I've been posting them on my blog. Given that I'm still trying to make my name as an InfoPath person, I would be very grateful if you could make people aware of these.