Sharepoint Server 2019: Home Page in classic view

MB MB 1 Reputation point
2022-04-08T13:50:13.723+00:00

I have Form Library in SharePoint 2019 where the items are InfoPath forms. When I open the library seperately and click on an item the item is opened in the browser. But when I add a web part on the Home Page and insert the Form Library inside it, the items are displayed as XML files and are opened with InfoPath and not with the browser anymore.
The Form Library page is displayed in the classic view, but the Home Page in modern view. Some post claim that the modern view is not able to open the forms in the browser, but only the classic view.
I can set the form library page to classical view, but not the Home Page.

  1. Is there way to show the Home Page in modern view?
  2. Is there a way to open the InfoPath Form in the browser if the page is in modern view?
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  1. Yi Lu_MSFT 17,466 Reputation points
    2022-04-13T12:15:02.457+00:00

    Hi @MB MB
    InfoPath has a huge impact on the new modern document library, InfoPath forms are currently not supported on lists and document libraries that use the Modern experience on Microsoft 365 and SharePoint 2019. So if you have any library which has customized using InfoPath, then you can not move as it is.

    As to the Home Page is in modern view, you could try to set a classic page as homepage.


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