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InfoPath 2010 Essential Training

with Gini Courter

Video: Welcome

Shows how to create and publish sophisticated electronic forms using InfoPath 2010.
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  1. 8m 32s
    1. Welcome
      1m 6s
    2. What you can do with InfoPath
      5m 37s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 49s
  2. 12m 49s
    1. Understanding the InfoPath 2010 programs
      2m 5s
    2. Starting InfoPath Designer 2010
      6m 44s
    3. Using the InfoPath Designer interface
      4m 0s
  3. 11m 0s
    1. Creating a template from scratch
      7m 12s
    2. Previewing and printing a form
      2m 31s
    3. Saving a template
      1m 17s
  4. 18m 1s
    1. Understanding data sources
      3m 42s
    2. Automatically creating a data source
      3m 7s
    3. Setting field properties
      5m 24s
    4. Modifying a data source
      5m 48s
  5. 16m 5s
    1. Selecting a page layout template
      2m 13s
    2. Adding and formatting a layout table
      6m 30s
    3. Choosing a theme
      2m 31s
    4. Inserting a logo or other picture
      4m 51s
  6. 1h 3m
    1. Understanding the use of form controls
      6m 32s
    2. Organizing a template with sections
      5m 35s
    3. Changing data binding
      4m 18s
    4. Using text controls
      10m 9s
    5. Using date pickers
      5m 35s
    6. Using list boxes and combo boxes
      10m 16s
    7. Using bulleted and numbered list controls
      4m 39s
    8. Using checkboxes
      7m 20s
    9. Using option buttons
      6m 16s
    10. Changing the control type
      2m 30s
  7. 24m 27s
    1. Formatting labels
      4m 1s
    2. Formatting controls
      4m 50s
    3. Catching incorrect or missing data
      9m 30s
    4. Using rules for conditional formatting
      6m 6s
  8. 31m 31s
    1. Using repeating tables
      8m 3s
    2. Using repeating sections
      8m 17s
    3. Using optional sections
      6m 24s
    4. Using choice controls
      8m 47s
  9. 13m 43s
    1. Using the file attachment control
      4m 53s
    2. Using the hyperlink control
      3m 57s
    3. Calculating a value with form data
      4m 53s
  10. 9m 1s
    1. Understanding browser (thin-client) forms
      2m 38s
    2. Checking a template for use in a browser
      6m 23s
  11. 24m 49s
    1. Checking spelling
      4m 43s
    2. Enabling digital signatures in a form
      7m 12s
    3. Using a digital signature
      6m 4s
    4. Testing a template
      6m 50s
  12. 23m 57s
    1. Creating views
      6m 35s
    2. Creating a print view
      6m 54s
    3. Setting view properties
      4m 41s
    4. Using buttons and rules to switch views
      5m 47s
  13. 20m 21s
    1. Understanding submit options
      3m 10s
    2. Submitting using email
      5m 16s
    3. Distributing using email
      4m 49s
    4. Publishing to a network share
      3m 46s
    5. Viewing the files InfoPath Designer creates
      3m 20s
  14. 33m 54s
    1. Publishing InfoPath templates in SharePoint
      10m 16s
    2. Promoting columns to SharePoint
      2m 58s
    3. Submitting a form to a SharePoint library
      6m 31s
    4. Creating SharePoint library views for InfoPath forms
      9m 33s
    5. Modifying InfoPath forms published in SharePoint
      4m 36s
  15. 21m 2s
    1. Understanding data connections
      5m 1s
    2. Creating a data connection to a SharePoint list
      9m 10s
    3. Creating a list or combo box based on an XML file
      6m 51s
  16. 30m 24s
    1. Creating and using template parts
      8m 18s
    2. Importing an Excel form
      14m 12s
    3. Importing a Word form
      3m 40s
    4. Creating a template based on an XML or schema file
      4m 14s
  17. 2m 43s
    1. What's next
      2m 43s

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InfoPath 2010 Essential Training
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In this course, InfoPath expert Gini Courter shows how to create and publish sophisticated electronic forms using the latest version of Microsoft's form-creation tool. The course introduces the new InfoPath Designer tool and its Ribbon interface and provides in-depth tutorials on designing form templates. The course explains how to create browser forms and publish forms via email, the network, and SharePoint. It also demonstrates advanced aspects of InfoPath, like connecting forms to outside data sources and creating templates from Office documents, databases, or XML files.

Topics include:
  • Creating a template from scratch
  • Understanding and modifying data sources
  • Formatting a template
  • Inserting text controls, data pickers, and check boxes
  • Catching incorrect or missing data
  • Using tables and sections for repeating data
  • Calculating a value with form data
  • Checking spelling and testing a template
  • Creating views
  • Developing data connections to SharePoint lists and XML files
  • Understanding publishing options for InfoPath templates
  • Importing Excel and Word forms
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Hi! I am Gini Courter, and I'd like to welcome you to InfoPath 2010 Essential Training. In this course, I will show you how to use Microsoft InfoPath Designer to create powerful forms that are easy to use. The templates we build will be strong templates that won't waste users' time skipping over sections they don't need, templates that use rules to validate the data our users enter against schemas that we will create as we build our forms. InfoPath contains over 30 controls, so we can provide our users with a rich user experience.

Many organizations use InfoPath exclusively with SharePoint, so you will learn how to publish your form in a SharePoint Library so users can fill it out using a browser. Whether you are new to InfoPath forms or have some experience but want a more structured way to think about form development, I am going to provide you with an in-depth look at how to use Microsoft InfoPath Designer 2010 to create forms that create business solutions. Let's get going.

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