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Receiving Data from SharePoint Lists and Business Connectivity Services

Key Points

  • InfoPath 2010 provides very tight integration with data in SharePoint lists.

  • SharePoint lists are easily maintainable by business users and are thus a great way to ensure that the data in your forms is current.

  • Data Connection Libraries make the administration of data sources much easier by centralizing security and management.

  • By using the External Item Picker control, InfoPath can consume data from external systems through SharePoint 2010 BCS.