Saving Form Templates and Forms

When we created InfoPath form templates in earlier chapters, we simply saved them to the local hard disk as we progressed through their design and testing. This allowed us to work on the form template knowing that nobody else would have access to it until we decided it was ready for public use. Now we will look a little closer at the basic functionality of saving to understand what is happening.

One basic issue about saving that you need to understand is whether you are saving a form template (.xsn file) or an InfoPath form (.xml file). The type of entity you are saving is determined by the InfoPath mode you are in: design mode or form-filling mode.

Saving in Design Mode

When you choose to save in design mode, ...

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