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Introducing Microsoft® Office InfoPath™ 2003 by Roger Jennings

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Modifying an Existing Template

The quickest and easiest way to become familiar with InfoPath form design techniques is to customize one of the 25 sample forms. You’re already familiar with the Status Report form, so it’s a good candidate for a design change. The following sections show you how to make changes to the form’s sections and controls by adding new fields and removing unneeded fields. You also learn how to provide default values for text box controls.

Creating a Copy of a Sample Template

InfoPath makes it easy to modify any of its included sample forms. To create a copy of the Status Report form for modification, follow these steps.

Make a copy of the Status Report sample form

1.
Start InfoPath. In the Fill Out A Form dialog box, ...

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