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IFormTemplateConverter Interface

Office 2007
The inteface that developers must implement to create a form template converter that is compatible with Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003 with Service Pack 1 or greater.

Version Information
 Version Added:  InfoPath 2003


For more information on creating a backward-compatible form template converter, see the Build a Custom Importer topic in the InfoPath 2003 SDK.

The IFormTemplateConverter2 interface, new to Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007, provides the same converter options as the IFormTemplateConverter interface plus support for exporting an InfoPath form to an arbitrary format. For more information about implementing the IFormTemplateConverter2 interface, see the InfoPath Developer Portal on the Microsoft Office Developer Center.

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The IFormTemplateConverter2 interface replaces the IFormTemplateConverter interface from InfoPath 2003 Service Pack 1 and greater, which is deprecated in InfoPath 2007, but is still present. Existing converters that implement IFormtemplateConverter interface will continue to work with InfoPath 2007. New converters should implement the IFormTemplateConverter2 interface, and can implement IFormTemplateConverter interface if InfoPath 2003 compatibility is desired.

This interface, object, member or enumeration is provided by the InfoPath design environment. A reference must be set to the Microsoft Office InfoPath Designer 2.0 Type Library, located at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\IPDESIGN.DLL.

This object or member is used for extending the InfoPath application and is not intended to be used directly from your form code.