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Need to make EDITIF form the default form that opens all the time RRS feed

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  • Running SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013, and InfoPath 2013. 

    Due to the MEMBER ID being a Unique column in my list, which is List B.   The InfoPath form is pulling data from List A and List B, displaying it and the user will update fields based on their own business rules.  However, the form opens as NEWIF and thus if a member has data already in LIST B, when they save it fails as the Member ID is unique. 

    1) I have create a NEWIF and EDITIF form in InfoPath.  Although they can switch between the two, its still is opening both Forms as the NEWIF form.  This is NOT a solution.

    2) Having the user go into the list and right click on edit is NOT a solution. 

    3) I do not have access to the farm, so using Visual code is NOT a solution. 

    4) I have copied the EDITIF code over the NEWIF code in Designer, NOT a solution, still opens as NEWIF.

    5) Changing the name of the forms in SP DESIGNER 2013 does not work and is NOT a solution. 

    Does anyone have a solution to this? 

    Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:18 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Do you create two data connections to list A and list B in InfoPath?

    Do you mean that you get error when creating new list item in List B? What do you mean about "thus if a member has data already in LIST"? 

    Try to not set the "Member Id" column as a unique column, then check the results.(I think your issue is related to the unique column, but I cannot accurately understand you words so I cannot test this in my environment)

    Please provide more information and screenshots about your issue. 

    Best regards,

    Allen Bai


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    Friday, April 12, 2019 9:58 AM