Considering Whether InfoPath Is the Appropriate Solution

In many of the earlier chapters, you saw specific techniques to create parts of an InfoPath form template. Yet, when faced with a problem for which a forms-based solution seems appropriate, it is not always obvious that InfoPath is the right application of the several that you might consider, nor is it always clear how best to use InfoPath to achieve a solution that most effectively meets your business needs.

There is always a temptation to dive in and apply the software at hand, sometimes without adequately thinking through whether it is an appropriate application to apply to the problem that needs to be solved. So, before looking at issues specific to using InfoPath, which you will likely ...

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