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InfoPath, SharePoint and Outlook woes


InfoPath is a great tool already provided in the office suite since the 2003 edition. It allows you to relatively easily create data entry forms. They can be created from scratch, derived from a database or web service, they can be sent via email, published to SharePoint, used as a browser based form amongst many other possibilities in between. It would be a good tool to consider whenever you are using data entry forms in a workflow because it provides the tools needed to keep track of all the data collected and provides the avenues in which to propagate the Forms and then record the collected data for later use. In my brief experience with InfoPath I have run into a few quirks that it embodies and I wanted to share them so that others can learn from what I…