XmlForm.MergeForm method (String)

Office 2013 and later

Merges the current form with the form specified by path or URL.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.InfoPath
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.InfoPath (in Microsoft.Office.InfoPath.dll)

Public MustOverride Sub MergeForm ( _
	fileUrl As String _
Dim instance As XmlForm
Dim fileUrl As String



Type: System.String

The path or URL to the form file to merge.


The value passed for fileUrl is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The value passed for fileUrl is "" or is invalid.


The MergeForm method was called from the Loading event.

The MergeForm method is equivalent to using the Merge Forms command of the InfoPath form editor. The value passed as the fileUrl parameter must be a full path or URL, and must include the filename with an .xml file extension.

This member can be accessed only by forms running in the same domain as the currently open form, or by forms that have been granted cross-domain permissions.

This type or member can be accessed only from code running in forms opened in Microsoft InfoPath Filler.

In the following code example, the MergeForm method of the XmlForm class is used to merge a form with the current form.