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Login and Create Form/Workflow

Login as a 

designer user. If you are On Premise 
connecting to Sharepoint in the cloud, use the URL https://<server>:<SSL port>/frevvo/web/login. Example: https://localhost:8443/frevvo/web/login. Port 8443 is the default. Create your form or workflow with controls that capture the data that you want to store in the columns configured in the Lists and Libraries on your SharePoint site.

Configure Send to SharePoint Document Action

  1. Go to Settings mode in the Guided Designer navigation bar.

  2. Click the Document Actions Tab and the Send Documents sub-tab.
  3. Select the action Send to Sharepoint. If the tenant is not configured for SharePoint, the Send to SharePoint option will not display.
    First-time SharePoint Login
    You will be redirected to login to SharePoint or Office 365 if you are logging into your account for the first time. On successful login, you will be asked to grant or deny access for your 
    SharePoint add-in.

    Click Trust It to authenticate and grant permission to 

    . You will not see the trust screen on subsequent logins. The wizard will display.

    • We recommend that you create a separate user in SharePoint for frevvo forms connection, and use that user while configuring the Save to SharePoint wizard in frevvo forms. This frevvo specific SharePoint user always remains active and eliminates issues if the designer user configured your forms to submit to SharePoint using their own SharePoint login and then leaves the company.
    • If your tenant is configured with the Azure SAML Security Manager, at least one designer user must also be a SharePoint user with the correct privileges to provide consent when invoking the Save to SharePoint wizard 

Set up Route(s)

You can set up a single Document Action to write to two places (i.e. SharePoint Library and List). Route 1 will be automatically expanded. Expand Route 2 to add a second destination if desired.

  1. Send Snapshot - Select a format for the Snapshot to be saved in SharePoint. The choices are: PDF, PNG or JPEG. PDF is the default.
  2. The Site URL is automatically prefilled from the SharePoint tenant configuration. This is the SharePoint site or subsite containing the destination e.g. Remember this URL must use the https protocol. 

  3. Pick a Destination. SharePoint destinations can be a Library (and optionally a Folder), or List. Select Library or List from the Destination Type dropdown.

  4. Pick a Library or List from the new dropdown that appears. This dropdown shows all the available Libraries or Lists in your SharePoint site.
    1. If you select a Library, you will also see the Folder field. If you want to send to a subfolder, enter the server relative path of the folder within the library. For example, for folder 'test' in library 'mylib', enter /mylib/test.
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      The folder path may not always match exactly the visible name in the Sharepoint UI. For example, for my Library named 'Documents', the path is actually 'Shared Documents'. You can find the path in the folder's properties.

      titleClick for detailed steps to capture the correct path for your Sharepoint folder.

      1. Go to your Sharepoint site or subsite, and click on the folder where you plan to save your frevvo documents.
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      2. Click the Info icon (i) in the upper right side to open a properties panel.
      3. Scroll down towards the bottom to the "Path" property. Click the copy icon.
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      4. Paste the copied path into a text pad. Copy everything after the domain name (in my case, /sites/Docs/docsub1/Shared%20Documents/TestFolder) and replace the encrypted character(s) as needed e.g. /sites/Docs/docsub1/Shared Documents/TestFolder

      5. Log in to frevvo, edit your form and go to Document actions.
      6. Make If using a subsite, make sure the Site URL includes your subsite, e.g.
      7. Choose Library, then pick the correct Library from the dropdown. (If you don't automatically see them, try change changing "Library" to "List" and back again; this reconnects the SP connector).
      8. In the Folder field, enter the path you copied from Step 4.
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  5. Select a Content Type from the dropdown. The wizard automatically pulls the content type choices from your SharePoint site. The Content Type determines the available metadata column names for mapping. For example, if the destination is a List you would see Item as a choice for the Content Type. This means your submission is saved as a new item on your SharePoint list. Document Libraries show Document as the Content Type.

  6. Check the types of files to be saved to the selected destination. The choices are:
    1. Snapshot - include a snapshot of your form/workflow in the format selected in the Send Snapshot field
    2. Data - include the

      XML document (only available when sending to a List)

    3. Attachments - include attachments uploaded to your forms/workflows. In Workflows, when Attachments is selected you will see a list of available upload controls and can choose which to include in your Sharepoint submission. 

    4. Gen Forms(PDF) - this checkbox appears if you have mapped PDFs associated with your form/workflow e.g. W-4 and I-9 filled out by a new employee. In Workflows, when Gen Froms(PDF) is selected you will see a list of available PDFs and can choose which to include in your Sharepoint submission. 

      Workflows only:
  7. Add Metadata. Map the Control Names in your form/workflow to the column names in your SharePoint destination.

    1. Click the  blue add icon to add a rows.

    2. The wizard will populate the Column Name dropdown with all the columns in the destination

    3. In the Control Name field, you can type static text (not recommended), select one or more control from your form, or a combination of control(s) and static text. To use a control from your form, type an open curly brace and the first few letters of your control name, i.e. {Fir. A list of controls in your form appears. Select the correct one.


      When mapping Message controls with templates to the SharePoint Connector, the Save Value property should be checked.

Mapping Multi-Value Controls

You can map multi-value controls such as controls inside repeats, table columns, and checkboxes to Sharepoint columns. To map to a single value Sharepoint column, you can use any regular separator, such as a comma, in your repeat template syntax. This results in a single, comma-separated string value in the Sharepoint target column. For example, you can map the Items column in a table to a text column named with the syntax {,|Items}. This results in a single value sent to the target Sharepoint column as a comma-separated string, e.g "Widgets, Wingdings, Whatzits".

You can also map a repeat control to a multi-value (checkbox) Choice column. In this case, you must use a special syntax to send separate values that populate the Sharepoint checkboxes. For a Sharepoint list, use the repeat separator 'json'. 

List: {json|Items}

For a Sharepoint library, use the repeat separator ';#'. 

Library: {;#|Items}

These separators send the control values in an array, which populates the checkboxes in the target Choice column.

Clear Route

If you configure a second Route, clicking the Clear Route button removes the information for Route 2 only.

Save and Test

Click thesave and test icon to save the form/workflow and bring up Test mode popup.