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Chapter 9. Collecting and managing data ... > Leveraging Forms Services with Share...

9.3. Leveraging Forms Services with SharePoint Server

SharePoint Server provides some new options to InfoPath 2007 and above through the addition of Forms Services. In the 2003 release, users were required to have InfoPath in order to complete the forms, but this was resolved when InfoPath Forms Services was released, which enabled users to access the forms though a browser. This continues to be a strong feature with SharePoint Server 2009. This scenario leverages the steps from section 9.2, where you created your form, but instead it walks you through the publishing steps to make it a web-based form that doesn’t require your end users to have InfoPath installed on their PC.

9.3.1. Forms Services: accessing the form without InfoPath

You’ll start by enabling Forms Services on the Document library and on the form so that the behavior will change to open the forms via the web browser when a user clicks New:


  

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