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Designing Forms for Microsoft Office InfoPath and Forms Services 2007 (Microsoft .NET Development Series) Scott Alan Roberts

Designing Forms for Microsoft Office InfoPath and Forms Services 2007 (Microsoft .NET Development Series)

Scott Alan Roberts

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Microsoft Office InfoPath represents a revolutionary leap in XML technologies and a new paradigm for gathering business-critical information. I am delighted that Scott Roberts and Hagen Green, two distinguished members of the InfoPath product team,MoreMicrosoft Office InfoPath represents a revolutionary leap in XML technologies and a new paradigm for gathering business-critical information. I am delighted that Scott Roberts and Hagen Green, two distinguished members of the InfoPath product team, decided to share their experience in this book.--From the Foreword by Jean Paoli, cocreator of XML 1.0 and Microsoft Office InfoPathMicrosoft Office InfoPath 2007 offers breakthrough tools for gathering, managing, and integrating business-critical information, and creating efficient forms-driven processes. Two longtime members of Microsofts InfoPath product team have written the first comprehensive, hands-on guide to building successful XML-based solutions with InfoPath 2007.The book opens with a practical primer on the fundamentals of InfoPath form template design for information workers and application developers at all levels of experience. It then moves into advanced techniques for customizing, integrating, and extending form templates--with all the code examples and detail needed by professional developers.Learn how to:Design form templates: create blank form templates, insert and customize controls, use advanced formatting, and construct and lay out views Work with data: start with XML data or schema, manually edit data sources, and understand design-time visuals Add custom business logic to forms, and integrate them with other applications Retrieve and query data from external data sources, including XML files, databases, SharePoint lists, Web services, and ADO.NET DataSets Submit and receive form data using ADO.NET Save, preview, and publish to e-mail, SharePoint, and more Build reusable components with template parts Create workflows with SharePoint and InfoPath E-Mail Forms Administer Forms Services and Web-enabled form templates Build advanced form templates using C# form code, custom controls, add-ins, and the new InfoPath 2007 managed object model Design form templates using Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) Update, secure, and optimize your form templatesList of FiguresList of TablesForewordPrefaceAbout the AuthorsPART I: Designing FormsChapter 1: Introduction to InfoPath 2007Chapter 2: Basics of InfoPath Form DesignChapter 3: Working with DataChapter 4: Advanced Controls and CustomizationChapter 5: Adding Logic without CodeChapter 6: Retrieving Data from External SourcesChapter 7: Extended Features of Data ConnectionsChapter 8: Submitting Form DataChapter 9: Saving and PublishingChapter 10: Building Reusable ComponentsChapter 11: Security and DeploymentChapter 12: Creating ReportsChapter 13: WorkflowChapter 14: Introduction to Forms ServicesPart II: Advanced Form DesignChapter 15: Writing Code in InfoPathChapter 16: Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007Chapter 17: Advanced Forms ServicesChapter 18: Hosting InfoPathChapter 19: Building Custom Controls Using ActiveX TechnologiesChapter 20: Add-insChapter 21: Importers and ExportersAppendix: Further ReadingIndex