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Designing Forms for Microsoft Office InfoPath and Forms Services 2007 by Hagen Green, Scott Roberts

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1. Introduction to InfoPath 2007

What Is InfoPath?

The rapid adoption of XML-based technologies over the past decade has precipitated the need for a tool that helps end users interact with and share XML data. On August 19, 2003, as part of the Microsoft Office System 2003, Microsoft shipped a new application created to fill that need—Microsoft Office InfoPath.

InfoPath may be one of the least known yet most appropriate platforms for gathering data in the Microsoft Office suite of applications. But InfoPath’s popularity has been on a sharp rise. Anyone from an information technology (IT) manager tracking a purchase request workflow to little Johnny tracking his music collection can benefit from what InfoPath offers. Before InfoPath, programs such ...

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