K2 [blackpearl] InfoPath Integration

My organisation likes InfoPath, as it is available on everyone’s client machine (Corporate Office 2003) it makes it a useful tool for filling in forms and the like.

I’ve been trying (and failing) to use InfoPath to enable users to upload a document (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word or even CAD drawings etc.) and coax them into filling in some metadata as part of the process.

Figure 1: The InfoPath form in question

Figure 1 shows the first knockup of the type of form the management will be expecting the users to be filling in.

K2 [blackpearl] however, seems to have other ideas… K2 [blackpearl] allows me to specify a ‘K2 field’ which in this case is an InfoPath field containing the Unicode attachment [the document], and it will enable me to be uploaded to a SharePoint library without having to write any code!

Figure 2: The K2 [blackpearl] SharePoint documents wizard 

My workflow is started when the user submits the form shown in Figure 1 and Figure 3 in action. It is then supposed to take the attachment and add it to a SharePoint document library.

Figure 3: A user filling in my form and attaching a document

Figure 4: The error message! 

I am however, greeted with an error in my error log as shown in Figure 4.

I have no idea why it thinks my path is too long, or what I could have done to cause it to create this error message. Does anyone out there know what could cause this?

I’ll keep playing, and submit a support ticket with K2


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One Response to “K2 [blackpearl] InfoPath Integration”

  1. SpittingCAML Says:

    See http://k2underground.com/forums/thread/21437.aspx for the K2Undeground posting on this issue


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