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SharePoint: Introduction to InfoPath

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SharePoint: Introduction to InfoPath

  1. 1. SharePoint:Introduction to InfoPath Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  2. 2. Objectives Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  3. 3. Objectives• Understand the core functionality of InfoPath in SharePoint Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  4. 4. Objectives• Understand the core functionality of InfoPath in SharePoint• Use InfoPath to customize forms for SharePoint lists and libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  5. 5. Objectives• Understand the core functionality of InfoPath in SharePoint• Use InfoPath to customize forms for SharePoint lists and libraries• Use the Data Connection Library to manage connections to data sources Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  6. 6. Objectives• Understand the core functionality of InfoPath in SharePoint• Use InfoPath to customize forms for SharePoint lists and libraries• Use the Data Connection Library to manage connections to data sources• Use the Form library list template to create new Form libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  7. 7. Objectives• Understand the core functionality of InfoPath in SharePoint• Use InfoPath to customize forms for SharePoint lists and libraries• Use the Data Connection Library to manage connections to data sources• Use the Form library list template to create new Form libraries• Create and publish an InfoPath form to a Form library Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  8. 8. Agenda Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  9. 9. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  10. 10. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  11. 11. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  12. 12. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries• InfoPath Form Web Part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  13. 13. InfoPath and SharePoint Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  14. 14. InfoPath and SharePoint• InfoPath tools Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  15. 15. InfoPath and SharePoint• InfoPath tools• InfoPath Forms Services Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  16. 16. InfoPath and SharePoint• InfoPath tools• InfoPath Forms Services• SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  17. 17. InfoPath and SharePoint• InfoPath tools• InfoPath Forms Services• SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features• InfoPath Designer for Form Authors Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  18. 18. InfoPath Usage in SharePoint2010 Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  19. 19. InfoPath Usage in SharePoint2010 • Forms for capturing user input Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  20. 20. InfoPath Usage in SharePoint2010 • Forms for capturing user input • Customized forms for SharePoint lists and libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  21. 21. InfoPath Usage in SharePoint2010 • Forms for capturing user input • Customized forms for SharePoint lists and libraries • Workflow-related forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  22. 22. InfoPath Usage in SharePoint2010 • Forms for capturing user input • Customized forms for SharePoint lists and libraries • Workflow-related forms • InfoPath web part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  23. 23. Agenda Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  24. 24. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  25. 25. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  26. 26. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  27. 27. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries• InfoPath Form Web Part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  28. 28. Custom List Forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  29. 29. Custom List Forms• Hide optional fields from user Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  30. 30. Custom List Forms• Hide optional fields from user• Provide more style to forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  31. 31. Custom List Forms• Hide optional fields from user• Provide more style to forms • “Looks less like SharePoint” Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  32. 32. Custom List Forms• Hide optional fields from user• Provide more style to forms • “Looks less like SharePoint”• Introduction of validation rules Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  33. 33. Custom List Forms• Hide optional fields from user• Provide more style to forms • “Looks less like SharePoint”• Introduction of validation rules• Forms available to InfoPath Forms web part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  34. 34. Agenda Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  35. 35. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  36. 36. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  37. 37. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  38. 38. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries• InfoPath Form Web Part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  39. 39. Drawbacks to Customized ListForms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  40. 40. Drawbacks to Customized ListForms• InfoPath form cannot be reused across lists Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  41. 41. Drawbacks to Customized ListForms• InfoPath form cannot be reused across lists• List connection is tightly-bound to InfoPath form Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  42. 42. Drawbacks to Customized ListForms• InfoPath form cannot be reused across lists• List connection is tightly-bound to InfoPath form• Data entered to InfoPath form cannot be formulated as XML Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  43. 43. InfoPath and Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  44. 44. InfoPath and Libraries• Address shortcomings of custom list forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  45. 45. InfoPath and Libraries• Address shortcomings of custom list forms• Permit reuse of forms across lists Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  46. 46. InfoPath and Libraries• Address shortcomings of custom list forms• Permit reuse of forms across lists• Foster loosely-coupled architecture Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  47. 47. InfoPath and Libraries• Address shortcomings of custom list forms• Permit reuse of forms across lists• Foster loosely-coupled architecture• Connection information separated from form Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  48. 48. InfoPath and Libraries• Address shortcomings of custom list forms• Permit reuse of forms across lists• Foster loosely-coupled architecture• Connection information separated from form• Form input stored as XML Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  49. 49. Data Connection Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  50. 50. Data Connection Libraries• Describes connection to source of data Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  51. 51. Data Connection Libraries• Describes connection to source of data• Permits reuse of forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  52. 52. Data Connection Libraries• Describes connection to source of data• Permits reuse of forms• Eases maintenance of connection details Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  53. 53. Data Connection Libraries• Describes connection to source of data• Permits reuse of forms• Eases maintenance of connection details• Administrator-approval of connections Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  54. 54. Form Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  55. 55. Form Libraries• Stores InfoPath forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  56. 56. Form Libraries• Stores InfoPath forms• Stores data entered into InfoPath form as XML Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  57. 57. Form Libraries• Stores InfoPath forms• Stores data entered into InfoPath form as XML• InfoPath forms consume connection library Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  58. 58. Form Libraries• Stores InfoPath forms• Stores data entered into InfoPath form as XML• InfoPath forms consume connection library• InfoPath form fields may be surfaced as separate library columns Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  59. 59. Agenda Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  60. 60. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  61. 61. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  62. 62. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  63. 63. Agenda• InfoPath and SharePoint• Custom List Forms• InfoPath and Libraries• InfoPath Form Web Part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  64. 64. InfoPath Form Web Part Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  65. 65. InfoPath Form Web Part• Display InfoPath form alongside other content Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  66. 66. InfoPath Form Web Part• Display InfoPath form alongside other content• Simple “mash-ups” Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  67. 67. InfoPath Form Web Part• Display InfoPath form alongside other content• Simple “mash-ups”• Display list data while simultaneously adding items to list Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  68. 68. InfoPath Form Web Part• Display InfoPath form alongside other content• Simple “mash-ups”• Display list data while simultaneously adding items to list• Form source Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  69. 69. InfoPath Form Web Part• Display InfoPath form alongside other content• Simple “mash-ups”• Display list data while simultaneously adding items to list• Form source • Customized list form Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  70. 70. InfoPath Form Web Part• Display InfoPath form alongside other content• Simple “mash-ups”• Display list data while simultaneously adding items to list• Form source • Customized list form • Form Library Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  71. 71. Learn More! Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  72. 72. Learn More!• This is an excerpt from a larger course. Visit www.learnnowonline.com for the full details! Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  73. 73. Learn More!• This is an excerpt from a larger course. Visit www.learnnowonline.com for the full details! Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  74. 74. Learn More!• This is an excerpt from a larger course. Visit www.learnnowonline.com for the full details!• Learn more about SharePoint on SlideShare: Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company
  75. 75. Learn More!• This is an excerpt from a larger course. Visit www.learnnowonline.com for the full details!• Learn more about SharePoint on SlideShare:  SharePoint: Managing Site Collections and Sites Learn More @ http://www.learnnowonline.com Copyright © by Application Developers Training Company

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