Chapter 13. Taking InfoPath Forms to the Web

InfoPath, introduced with Office 2003, is an Office application that allows users to quickly create electronic forms that can collect and display business data. These forms can include validation rules and rich formatting, as well as have the ability to read and persist data to XML files and enterprise data sources without requiring extensive development expertise. Most information workers in the enterprise quickly realized InfoPath's value by creating simple solutions that automated the collection of data traditionally collected on paper, such as vacation requests and expense reports, with relative ease. In fact, most of the InfoPath 2003 solutions that exist today are simple departmental email or ...

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