InfoPath forms with Workflows in SharePoint Office 2013

Hello, we are using SharePoint Office 2013 and I need to create workflows, via SharePoint Designer, that include InfoPath forms.  Is there any problems in doing this or any special set up required?

Thanks,
j_heckAsked:
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_TAD_Commented:
Nope!  Nothing special is required or any other steps.  Sharepoint treats InfoPath documents like any other document (which just happens to have the ability to write to SP lists).

One caveat you should be aware of is that Microsoft has (prematurely) announced the death of InfoPath.  MS will no longer support InfoPath in the Fall of 2016.  

InfoPath is a great tool for rapid application development, but if you are considering a long term solution you may want to look into Visual Studio designer

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j_heckAuthor Commented:
TAD,  thanks for the update on InfoPath.  So you can build forms in Visual Studio designer (do you find this in visual Studio 2013?) and use them in SharePoint as well as in SharePoint Workflow?

Thanks,
John
_TAD_Commented:
Yes, you can develop a form using visual studio developer.  It is similar to infopath, but with a lot more features.  We've hit a couple of challenges trying to avoid infopath.

1) cost of visual studio license is much higher than infopath
2) Infopath was basic enough that a tech-savy non-IT person could use it.  Visual Studio is a lot more complex.


The end result is that we now use a lot of Site Content Types.  It's not as pretty as a custom form from infopath, but it's all native to sharepoint and will not be depricated
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