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XML in Office 2003: Information Sharing with Desktop XML by Priscilla Walmsley, Charles F. Goldfarb

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Chapter 11. Using secondary data sources with forms InfoPath Script Developer Task

  • Secondary XML documents

  • Databases

  • SOAP Web services

In the previous chapter, we learned how to use scripts to perform custom validation and calculation functions on the data in forms.

But the data in a form isn’t the only data that’s relevant. There is external data in documents, databases, and Web services that can help in form completion, validation, and process integration. In this chapter we’ll show you how to work with these secondary data sources.

Skills required

Skills required

This chapter builds on the InfoPath script-writing skills that were introduced in the previous chapter. ...

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