Wednesday, July 04, 2012 8:07 PM
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When we set a content type's document template to a published, admin approved InfoPath web form template, it forces the form to be opened in the InfoPath client when creating a new document of that content type in a library (i.e. the library's default "new document" is the content type in question). We want the default to be rendered in the browser.
Note, we have followed the steps in this article without success: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/sharepointinfopath/thread/68122772-A20C-40F0-8193-B2C48331E68B
Any help or guidance would be reatly appreciated.
Thursday, July 05, 2012 10:06 AMModerator
I understand that you want to use a form as template for a content type in a SharePoint library .Based on your description ,you have published the form as administrator approved web template .In this way ,you can activate the form to a site collection in Central Administration .Open General Application Settings>Mange Form templates > right click on the form and choose Activate to site collection .
In this way there will be a content type using this form as template created in the site collection .Then you can add this content type to the library directly .You don’t need to edit the content type add upload the template again .You will also need to change the library Setting >Advanced Settings .Choose to ‘open in the browser ‘ In this way ,when you add a form to the library ,the form will open in browser .
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Thursday, July 05, 2012 1:20 PM
Thank you very much for your reply.
You are correct, of course, and this works when we test it out. The content type is created in the "Microsoft InfoPath" group. However, because of our records retention strategy, we need to be able to manually set the content type for the form as we first described. These manually-created content types all inherit from Form, but still will not render in the browser.
Monday, July 16, 2012 4:28 PM
Since this may not be specific to infoPath, I've created a new post here with updated information. Will update this post with a resolution if I find one.