Beginning InfoPath 2003

Beginning InfoPath 2003

by F. Scott Barker


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  • InfoPath creates forms for data gathering, analysis, and reporting
  • InfoPath has been adopted by many companies, ranging from Toyota and Hewlett-Packard to M/I Homes and New York Presbyterian Hospital, and recent laws that regulate data collection, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPPA, have increased demand
  • Explains how to use InfoPath in a single user mode and how to use it with other databases, such as Access and SQL Server, or in conjunction with XML Web services
  • Shows how to deploy multi-user forms that use InfoPath with collaborative products such as Windows SharePoint Services and BizTalk

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764579486
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/11/2005
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

F. Scott Barker, a Microsoft MVP, has worked as a developer in the database field for over 16 years, and with Visual Basic, SQL Server, and Microsoft Access for the last 12 years. Scott is currently working on a major InfoPath project for Toyota, converting a largely manual paper form production quality control system to InfoPath forms. Scott worked at Microsoft in the Access and Foxpro teams. Since leaving he has been contracting with Microsoft developing in-house tools used throughout Microsoft. Scott is a writer for a number of VB/Office magazines as well as a columnist for and is the author of a number of books.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: InfoPath—The Journey Begins.

Chapter 2: Getting Started Designing with InfoPath.

Chapter 3: Understanding Data.

Chapter 4: Creating an InfoPath Form from an Existing Data Source.

Chapter 5: Utilizing XML and Web Service Data Sources.

Chapter 6: Working with Controls in General.

Chapter 7: Looking at Some Useful Controls and Techniques.

Chapter 8: Working with Sections.

Chapter 9: Managing Views.

Chapter 10: Publishing InfoPath Forms.

Chapter 11: Working with Code in Your InfoPath Form.

Chapter 12: Getting Started Using Scripts.

Chapter 13: Working with .NET Managed Code.

Chapter 14: Real-World Tasks and Coding Examples.

Chapter 15: Creating and Working with Web Services.

Chapter 16: Implementing Security.

Chapter 17: Working with InfoPath and Windows SharePoint Services.

Chapter 18: Manufacturing Plant Case Study.

Appendix A: Answers to Exercises.


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