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Link directly to InfoPath template

  Asked By: Vanessa    Date: Mar 02    Category: MOSS    Views: 3831

I have a document library that uses an infopath form as the default template. I
would like to create a link in the quicklaunch that would act exactly the same
way as if a user clicked on "New" in the document library. I can't figure out
how to get that link to work. (you would think that some kind of copy/paste
would work.) Has anyone ever tried this?



5 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Kaitlyn Clark     Answered On: Mar 02

It's been a while since I did this, but you need to follow the link
parameters exactly. If you can post a link  to the template  (or send it to
me offlist if you'd prefer), I can probably isolate the key parts for you.

Answer #2    Answered By: Latanya Nieves     Answered On: Mar 02

I did that. It will open up the form, but doesn't allow the opportunity to save
to the library  it is set for. I have a MOSS installation, with InfoPath
services, so ideally what I would like is a direct link  to the web enabled
form. The link looked like the following, (with the host url edited, of


Answer #3    Answered By: Vidisha Pathak     Answered On: Mar 02

I found it. the &OpenIn=Browser tag was not initially included in the URL.
That fixed it. Thank you for getting me started in the right direction though.

Answer #4    Answered By: Malcolm Maxwell     Answered On: Mar 02

I didn't get back to you sooner... but thanks for posting the

Answer #5    Answered By: Mayur Mandal     Answered On: Mar 02

This is a very simple solution:


Just use that as the "New form" hyperlink, and it will open up the
form directly.

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