Applying Event-Based Rules

InfoPath SP-1 adds a new rules feature that lets you intercept events created by user actions and specify a course of actions, which is subject to a set of conditions you designate for each action. Applying declarative event-based rules minimizes the need to write InfoPath event handlers with programming code.

You can establish rules to handle the following events:

  • Form open. Choose Tools, Form Options, to open the Form Options dialog box, click the Open and Save tab, and click the Rules button to open the Rules For Opening Forms dialog box.

  • Form submit from the toolbar button or File menu. Choose Tools, Submitting Forms to open the Submit Options dialog box, select the Enable Submit option, choose Custom Submit Using ...

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