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Beginning InfoPath™ 2003 by F. Scott Barker

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4.2. Working with the Created InfoPath Form

Before continuing with completing the InfoPath form, it is worthwhile to take a look at the various features created by default on the form and in the designer.

4.2.1. A Look at the Features of the New Form

Working with the callouts in Figure 4-8, the following list details different features of the new form created:

  • Form Header: This section is a layout table with the type of Table with Title. It is used as the header for the form.

  • Data Source Task Pane: This task pane displays the main data source for the InfoPath form. It includes fields used for both the query and data sections of the form.

  • Query Field Section: To limit the data brought down over the network, be it local area network or Internet, fields can be assigned for querying data. When fields are assigned to the Query Field section, they may or may not be used for querying, and the records returned from the query supplied to the form used for display or modification.

  • Query Field Section: To limit the data brought down over the network, be it local area network or Internet, fields can be assigned for querying data. When fields are assigned to the Query Field section, they may or may not be supplied, and records displayed in the form for modifications if specified.

  • Data Field Section: This section contains the data fields used on the form. Data fields are used to display, modify, or append data.

Once data has been updated or added to the Data Field section, the user will click ...

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