Fully Trusted InfoPath Forms

Some InfoPath form templates can cause damage on a user's computer by modifying or deleting files (perhaps because they incorporate custom executable files). Such InfoPath form templates have security risks similar to those of a locally installed application. So, it makes sense to expect a conscious decision from the user whether to install such forms. This scenario illustrates clearly how InfoPath form templates might need to be treated very differently from conventional HTML forms.

USER EDUCATION ABOUT FULLY TRUSTED FORMS

End users will likely initially expect InfoPath forms to behave similarly to traditional HTML forms in Internet Explorer. They may be surprised that they have to explicitly install what, from ...

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