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Introducing Microsoft® Office InfoPath™ 2003 by Roger Jennings

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Presenting Multiple Views of Complex Forms

The Northwind Traders Order Entry form is an example of a form that can serve at least two purposes: order entry and editing, and invoice generation and editing. These processes represent the order processing workflow’s starting and ending points, unless someone cancels the order or invoice. You can add other views for e-mailing order acknowledgments and invoices to the purchaser and specify a view as the default printing view. The section “Designing a Default Print View,” later in this chapter, describes modifications to adapt the view for printing.

Following are basic design guidelines for creating multiple views of a complex form:

  • Plan to copy and paste elements of the initial default view to new ...

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