6. Adding Logic without Code

Getting Started

In the last chapter, you learned about the advanced controls available in InfoPath Designer as well as some advanced customizations you can do. In this chapter, we’ll dive into some of the more advanced design features you can use to add business logic to your form templates without writing any code at all. We’ll not only talk about conditional formatting, which is a control-centric feature, but we’ll also talk about data-centric features such as data validation and action rules that can make your InfoPath forms a very powerful element in your business processes. Those features act on the data in the underlying data source but also have an effect on controls. We also talk about how to implement these ...

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