CHAPTER 8Advanced InfoPath Topics

Now that the basics of the client and designer have been covered, I'm going to dive into some advanced topics with InfoPath forms. The "basics" cover most of what you need to build a robust line of business forms. However, there are still some aspects of InfoPath that need to be covered to round out the "out of the box" features available to a form designer.

This is a fairly eclectic collection of features, so bear with me as I hop from topic to topic—this chapter covers a grab bag that includes the following:

  • Importing Word forms: InfoPath 2003 had the interfaces for importing forms, but did not include any actual importers. In InfoPath 2007, importers for Excel and Word are included.
  • Cascading drop-down lists: ...

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