InfoPath Cookbooks

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InfoPath 2010 Cookbooks

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners
InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2: 101 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2010
InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3: 101 Code Recipes for C# Developers
InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4: 101 Code Recipes for VB Developers
InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5: Integrating InfoPath with Excel and Excel Services

InfoPath 2013 Cookbooks

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook: 121 Codeless Recipes for Beginners
InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2: 121 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2013

Author Information

S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton is a software developer, author, and former Microsoft MVP.


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InfoPath 2010 Cookbook

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1456542764
Paperback
284 pages
February 2011
$39.95
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Description

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook covers the basics of designing form templates using InfoPath 2010, and is geared towards semi-technical professionals who want to master the basics by following step-by-step instructions without writing code. This InfoPath 2010 book consists of 101 step-by-step tutorials spread across 9 chapters and 284 pages.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook is not a book full of reference material about InfoPath. It is a practical book that quickly gets you up and running with InfoPath 2010, so that you can start building InfoPath form templates right from the beginning of your learning journey.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook contains:

  • Step-by-step instructions for designing form templates;
  • 101 tutorials in a Problem-Solution-Discussion format;
  • Over 50 solutions for working with popular InfoPath controls such as date pickers and repeating tables;
  • Discussions and explanations to deepen your understanding;
  • Invaluable tips, tricks, and "secrets";

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Form Template Design Basics
Chapter 2: Working with Views
Chapter 3: Formulas
Chapter 4: Adding Rules
Chapter 5: Getting Data from External Sources
Chapter 6: Submitting Forms
Chapter 7: Input Controls
Chapter 8: Objects
Chapter 9: Container Controls
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2010 Cookbook to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please check the list of errors below to see if the error has already been listed and addressed. If it has not, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.

  • On page 83, the first line in the Discussion section says: "Text boxes do not have..." This should be: "Multi-line text boxes do not have..."
  • On page 236, step 7 says: "...type the follow formula..." This should be: "...type the following formula..."
  • On page 246, the Discussion section says: "mod is a mathematical function..." This should be: "mod is an operator..."


InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2: 101 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2010

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2: 101 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2010
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1463533243
Paperback
478 pages
October 2011
$49.95
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Description

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2: 101 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2010 is for semi-technical professionals who have already mastered the basics of designing form templates in InfoPath and who are familiar with the basics of SharePoint 2010, but who have yet to start integrating InfoPath forms with SharePoint.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2 extends the skills acquired from InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners by showing you how to integrate InfoPath 2010 primarily with SharePoint 2010 and secondarily with SharePoint Designer 2010, Excel, Access, and Word without writing a single line of code.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2 covers the basics of designing SharePoint list forms, SharePoint form library forms, SharePoint workflow forms, and document information panels. In addition, you will learn how to work with SharePoint lists to provide sorting, filtering, and paging, as well as how to create SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows that make use of, create, or interact with InfoPath 2010 forms.

All solutions in InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2 are codeless (without code) and include:

  • 3 Ways to sort and 4 ways to filter SharePoint lists.
  • Automatically convert an InfoPath form into a simple Word document.
  • Query SharePoint lists to retrieve exact, wildcard, and between matches.
  • Create SharePoint Designer workflows that create and fill out InfoPath forms.
  • Start a SharePoint workflow by clicking on a button on an InfoPath form.
  • Create an InfoPath survey form to merge and summarize responses afterwards.
  • Use SharePoint search within an InfoPath form.
  • Several solutions for working with the person/group picker control.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: SharePoint List Forms
Chapter 2: SharePoint Form Library Forms
Chapter 3: Retrieve SharePoint List Data
Chapter 4: Use InfoPath Controls with Data from SharePoint
Chapter 5: Use SharePoint Designer Workflows with InfoPath Forms
Chapter 6: Use Word, Excel, and Access with InfoPath via SharePoint
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2 to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please check the list of errors below to see if the error has already been listed and addressed. If it has not, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.

Errata and corrections (updated on August 20, 2012):

  • Recipe 98, steps 10 and 11: Change REST URL: REST Web Service should be Change REST URL: GetWorkdaysDifference


InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3: 101 Code Recipes for C# Developers

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3: 101 Code Recipes for C# Developers
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1469988016
Paperback
478 pages
March 2012
$49.95
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Description

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3 is for C# developers who have already mastered the basics of designing form templates in InfoPath 2010 without writing code and who now want to extend the functionality of InfoPath 2010 forms through code.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3 extends the skills acquired from InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners by showing you how to start writing C# code for InfoPath 2010 forms to access and manipulate data within forms.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3 then moves on to explore more complex and advanced topics that combine InfoPath programming with web services, databases (Access and SQL Server), Word, and SharePoint.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Basics of Programming for InfoPath
Chapter 3: Views
Chapter 4: Data Validation
Chapter 5: Controls
Chapter 6: Working with InfoPath Form Data
Chapter 7: Web Service Integration
Chapter 8: Database Integration
Chapter 9: SharePoint Integration
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3 to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please check the list of errors in the Errata PDF document (last updated on August 20, 2012) to see if the error has already been listed and addressed. If it has not, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.



InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4: 101 Code Recipes for VB Developers

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4: 101 Code Recipes for VB Developers
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1478277392
Paperback
478 pages
August 2012
$44.95
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Description

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4 is for VB developers who have already mastered the basics of designing form templates in InfoPath 2010 without writing code and who now want to extend the functionality of InfoPath 2010 forms through code.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4 extends the skills acquired from InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners by showing you how to start writing VB .NET code for InfoPath 2010 forms to access and manipulate data within forms.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4 then moves on to explore more complex and advanced topics that combine InfoPath programming with web services, databases (Access and SQL Server), Word, and SharePoint.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Basics of Programming for InfoPath
Chapter 3: Views
Chapter 4: Data Validation
Chapter 5: Controls
Chapter 6: Working with InfoPath Form Data
Chapter 7: Web Service Integration
Chapter 8: Database Integration
Chapter 9: SharePoint Integration
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4 to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.



InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5: Integrating InfoPath with Excel and Excel Services

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5: Integrating InfoPath with Excel and Excel Services
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1481962063
Paperback
362 pages
January 2013
$39.95
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Description

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5 is for semi-technical to technical professionals who have already mastered the basics of designing form templates in InfoPath and who already know how to work with Excel 2010 and SharePoint 2010.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5 extends the skills acquired from all books in the InfoPath 2010 Cookbook series of books written by S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton.

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5 is an InfoPath-centric book that is not suitable for absolute beginners and that teaches intermediate to advanced InfoPath users how to combine InfoPath 2010 with Excel 2010 and Excel Services. First it teaches you how to create InfoPath solutions that do or do not require writing code by providing basic knowledge for building form solutions that access data in Excel 2010 workbooks or that make use of Excel Services in SharePoint 2010, and then it provides step-by-step guidance for designing common and often-requested form solutions that integrate InfoPath with Excel and Excel Services.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Import Excel Data in InfoPath
Chapter 2: Excel Services in SharePoint
Chapter 3: InfoPath with Excel Programming
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5 to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.



InfoPath 2013 Cookbook

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook: 121 Codeless Recipes for Beginners

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook: 121 Codeless Recipes for Beginners
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1491245637
Paperback
512 pages
August 2013
$39.95
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Description

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook covers the basics of designing form templates using InfoPath 2013, and is geared towards semi-technical professionals who want to master the basics by following step-by-step instructions without writing code. This InfoPath 2013 book consists of 121 step-by-step tutorials spread across 9 chapters and 512 pages.

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook is not a book full of reference material about InfoPath. It is a practical book that quickly gets you up and running with InfoPath 2013, so that you can start building InfoPath form templates right from the beginning of your learning journey.

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook contains:

  • Step-by-step instructions for designing form templates;
  • 121 tutorials in a Problem-Solution-Discussion format;
  • Over 70 solutions for working with popular InfoPath controls such as date pickers and repeating tables;
  • Discussions and explanations to deepen your understanding;
  • Questions with answers to test your knowledge;
  • Exercises to help you explore InfoPath 2013 further;
  • Invaluable tips and tricks

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Form Template Design Basics
Chapter 2: Views
Chapter 3: Formulas
Chapter 4: Rules
Chapter 5: External Data Sources
Chapter 6: Submit Forms
Chapter 7: Input Controls
Chapter 8: Objects
Chapter 9: Container Controls
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2013 Cookbook to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please check the list of errors below to see if the error has already been listed and addressed. If it has not, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.



InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2: 121 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2013

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2: 121 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2013
S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton

ISBN: 978-1499521498
Paperback
660 pages
July 2014
$44.99
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Description

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2 builds on the basic knowledge acquired from InfoPath 2013 Cookbook by combining InfoPath 2013 with SharePoint 2013 to build form solutions that do not require code.

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2 provides the basic knowledge that is required for building form solutions for SharePoint 2013 using InfoPath 2013 before providing step-by-step guidance for designing several of the most common and often-requested SharePoint form solutions.

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2 is for semi-technical professionals who have already mastered the basics of designing form templates in InfoPath and who are familiar with the basics of SharePoint 2013, but who have yet to start integrating InfoPath forms with SharePoint.

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2 contains:

  • 121 recipes (tutorials) in a Problem-Solution-Discussion format;
  • Step-by-step instructions in each recipe;
  • Discussions and explanations to deepen your understanding;
  • How to design list forms, form library forms, and workflow forms;
  • How to work with external data sources;
  • How to publish form templates and submit forms;
  • How to create SharePoint Designer workflows that run on or create forms;
  • How to integrate InfoPath with Word, Excel, and Access via SharePoint

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: SharePoint List Forms
Chapter 2: SharePoint Form Library Forms
Chapter 3: Work with SharePoint List Data
Chapter 4: Use InfoPath Controls with Data from SharePoint
Chapter 5: Use SharePoint Designer Workflows with InfoPath
Chapter 6: Use Word with InfoPath via SharePoint
Chapter 7: Use Excel (Services) with InfoPath via SharePoint
Chapter 8: Use Access with InfoPath via SharePoint
Full table of contents

Supporting Files for Download

Please use your copy of InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2 to access the private area for the book where you can download the digital files. Click here for instructions on how access the private area.

Errata

If you think you have found an error in this book, please check the list of errors below to see if the error has already been listed and addressed. If it has not, please submit the error to the email address listed under the Support section in the Introduction of the book.