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Introducing Microsoft® Office InfoPath™ 2003 by Roger Jennings

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Merging Forms

Another unique InfoPath feature is the ability to merge multiple forms into a single summary form. As an example, a manager might want to see a summary of all status reports for a single project with total time consumed and funds expended to date. The form merging process is simple; even managers can merge forms without help desk assistance.

Following are the basic requirements and characteristics of the form merging process:

  • The forms you merge must have been created with the same template.

  • The form’s template must enable merging; merging is enabled by default.

  • Data in repeating fields, such as repeating sections or tables, is added at the bottom of the first form’s corresponding sections or tables.

  • Data in plain, bulleted, and numbered ...

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