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Can I Convert a completed Infopath form (.xml file) saved in a docLib to a .pdf using a workflow?

Question asked by qta0867 on Dec 17, 2018

Let me start off by saying I am new and very green to both Sharepoint and Nintex. So I will apologize upfront if this question is a dumb one. I am a maintenance Supervisor and we have decided to create Team Sharepoint sites to help organize some routine functions and close communication gaps. I have created a form using Infopath that my techs fill out daily and then submit it to a Document Library on their Sharepoint site. I have the Form published to a Form library on the same site. When the tech submits his form it is saved in the Document Library as a Infopath .xml file. I saw in Nintex Workflow that their is an Action called Convert. I have been trying to figure out how or if I can make it take the .xml file and convert it to a .pdf file. If that is possible to do the next step would be to delete the original .xml file. What I am trying to accomplish is preventing someone from being able to open a completed form and making changes to it after it has been submitted and I can't find any other way to protect those .xml files. I'm not sure that a workflow can do what I am trying to do.

 

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

 

Brian Sheehan

 

I can try to attach the Infopath file if it is needed. 

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