Convert InfoPath to PDF
This activity allows user to Convert InfoPath to PDF and save to document library.
SharePoint Designer phrase
|SourceSiteURL||The URL of a source SharePoint site. If the value field is empty, current site will be used||https://contoso/SiteUrl; https://contoso/Sites/SiteUrl; [%Workflow Context:Current Site URL%]/subSite|
|SourceList||The list where the InfoPath form is. The value could be list name, GUID or list URL (the web site relative URL). If the value field is empty, current list will be used||Documents [%Workflow Context: List ID %] /Lists/ Documents|
|SourceItem||The URL of the InfoPath form to be converted. You can use absolute URL as well as web site relative URL. Or you can to specify the list item ID.||[%Variable:ItemID%] [%Current Item: Encoded Absolute URL%] /Source Documents/report.xml https://contoso/LibraryName/DocumentName.xml|
|DestinationSiteURL||The URL of a destination SharePoint site. If the value field is empty, current site will be used||https://contoso/SiteUrl; https://contoso/Sites/SiteUrl; [%Workflow Context:Current Site URL%]/subSite|
|DestinationList||The list where the PDF file will be created. The value could be list name, GUID or list URL (the web site relative URL).||Documents [%Workflow Context: List ID %] /Lists/ Documents|
|ViewName||Specify the view name of InfoPath form that you want to convert||myView [%Variable:ViewName %]|
Installation and Usage
Installation of .NET Framework 4.5
Normally, .NET Framework is already installed on a server or workstation. It can be obtained via Windows Update if necessary.
Setting up Microsoft InfoPath
InfoPath comes as a part of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013. Make sure you have this version of Microsoft Office, and that InfoPath is deployed. Make sure InfoPath is ready to work.
Installation of Virto Converting App
Unzip the installation “Virto.SharePoint.Activities.Setup” archive and locate the “Virto.ConvertingApp” folder. Find setup.exe file there and run it.
Click on the “Install” button
The application starts immediately after installing.
In the beginning you should configure it. Click on the “Settings” link. Fill form and click the “Apply” button.
Then you can start application.
To start the app, you should click on “Start” button. Make sure that status is “online” and there are no any errors in the “Current trace information” textbox.
You can hide the app in the tray. To do it click on “Minimize” button.
Uninstallation of Virto Converting App
The application can be uninstalled via Add/Remove Programs.