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EmailSubmitConnection.Execute Method (XPathNavigator) (Microsoft.Office.InfoPath)

Overrides the default Execute method to allow specifying a different source of data to submit.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.InfoPath
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.InfoPath (in microsoft.office.infopath.dll)

public abstract void Execute (
	XPathNavigator input



An XPathNavigator object positioned to the XML node which contains the data to submit.

Exception typeCondition


The parameter passed to this method is null.


The parameter passed to this method isnot valid. For example, it is of the wrong type or format.

This method overrides the default Execute() method (inherited from the DataConnection base class), which submits the main data source of the form. The XPathNavigator object specified for the input parameter should point to an XML node which contains the data to be submitted. The data to submit can be specified by any DataSource object.

Setting the input parameter to null has the same effect as using the default Execute() method to submit the entire form using the declarative settings defined in the form template.

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 from code running in forms opened in Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 or in a Web browser.

The following example uses the Execute(XPathNavigator) method to submit the form to the data connection named "Email Submit" using the data from the data source named "QueryTypedDataSet" instead of the main data source of the form.

public void FormEvents_Submit(object sender, SubmitEventArgs e)
   XmlForm myXmlForm = this;
   XPathNavigator myNav = myXmlForm.DataSources[

   EmailSubmitConnection mySubmit = (EmailSubmitConnection)myXmlForm.
      DataConnections["Email Submit"];