CHAPTER 6SharePoint Integration

InfoPath 2007 and SharePoint are designed to work well together. SharePoint has built-in form libraries and content types, and the newest version has Forms Services to present forms in a browser for users who don't have InfoPath installed. In turn, InfoPath has a built-in capability to publish form templates to SharePoint, creating a form library in the process. It can also pull data from SharePoint lists for lookup lists, and leverage SharePoint workflow.

Finally, InfoPath has a unique niche in SharePoint—InfoPath forms can be embedded in Office 2007 documents to provide a rich user interface for managing SharePoint-based document metadata. We'll cover each of these aspects of SharePoint integration in this chapter. ...

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