Microsoft InfoPath 2003 allows users to create forms that can be used immediately for data gathering, analysis, and reporting. This book provides everything you need to maximize the potential of this unique tool.
Whether you're looking to create streamlined forms, understand the code behind InfoPath forms, or work with InfoPath at an enterprise level, you'll learn how to take advantage of all the tools InfoPath offers. A case study shows how InfoPath can be used in conjunction with Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Access, and there's an entire chapter on using XML data sources. By the end of the book, you'll be comfortable with creating forms in Microsoft InfoPath 2003 and using the features that come with the 1.1 service release.
What you will learn from this book
How to use InfoPath in a range of scenarios to meet various needs
Ways to create an InfoPath form from an existing data source
An overview of the numerous controls and when to use them
Techniques for working with the various types of sections that make InfoPath forms
How to put a form on a file server that other people can access
Scripting forms with JScript and VBScript
Developing InfoPath forms with VB.NET, C#, and the Visual Studio .NET InfoPath 2003 Toolkit
Implementing InfoPath forms and data security using authorization, trusted forms, and digital signatures
Who this book is for
This book is for both power users and developers who are looking to create sophisticated forms quickly or take their existing forms skills to the next level.
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