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I want a workflow that will email attachments

I'm creating a custom list for a helpdesk app. I want the user to fill out a form in sharepoint (2010) and add attachments from screenshots, etc. The workflow should send an email to our helpdesk ...
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Download file from a sharepoint site from code behind

I have an Image button in a custom 2010 webpart, on click of that I would like to download a file. Code Used : foreach (string filename in item.Attachments) { attachmentURL = SiteListURL + ...
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Attach a file to the list item

I attach a file to the list item when it is updating and when new item added. Additional condition when item updating - if the file already exists, remove it and replace the new one. I receive events ...
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View sp list item attachment high CPU usage server restart needed SP 2010 EBS

We are using SP 2010 with EBS (external blob storage http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb802812(v=office.14).aspx). The problem: When a user tries to download some large attachments (100MB) ...
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How do I fetch the attachments from an AttachmentsField control?

In WSS 3.0, I've got an edit form which includes an AttachmentsField control. It corresponds to the list of existing attachments, with delete links. In a normal edit form, if you delete an attachment ...
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Reliably get attachments for list item

I'm working with SP2010's SP.js and I need to get all the attachments of a list item. As it's SP2010, I don't have access to SP.ListItem's attachmentFiles property. :( The following code works for ...
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Why does the FileUpload control get bound to the current list item in a custom list EditForm?

I've written a custom edit form for a list which means I lose certain out of the box capabilities such as Attachments as it was part of the out of the box form. The way I have implemented the form is ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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Attaching a document to an item

Is there any way in SP 2007 of showing a column name and a file attachments dialog similar to the one that is displayed when clicking the link 'Attach' on a an list's newform.aspx but as a list column ...
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Custom form: Attachments are half-broken

I've created a custom edit form, and the attachments functionality is half-broken. When I click the attach button, it takes me to the attach form and I can browse, select a file, and hit OK. That ...
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How do I extract / retrieve the full link to a attachment file inside a InfoPath 2007 form?

Suppose that a user have attached a Jack.jpg file as a attachment to a online InfoPath 2007 form, is there a way to retrieve or extract the full URL of this attachment file Jack.jpg?
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How to show names of attachments from a list item in a column?

I have an announcements list and some announcements have multiple attachments. The view is set to show the attachments, but it just shows this paperclip icon which probably means the list item has ...
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Attach file button not showing in forms

I have a custom list (clicked together on the portal site, so no custom templates) in which attachments were disabled and afterwards re-enabled. The "Attach file" action menu item does however not ...
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Attachments to Documents

I have a document library. I want to be able to add supporting documents to a document(I am using a custom content type based on document). Ideally I would like to add them as attachments so ...
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Difference between Attaching a file & Uploading a file to the SharePoint site

I facing a weird issue. I am able to upload a 32 mb file to a Document Library. But I am unable to attach same file to a task. Do I need to change settings other than Central Admin? I have set limit ...
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Get attachments of list items with SPServices

How can I fetch the attachments (the URL, to be precise) of a list item with SPServices (the jQuery library)?
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Enabling attachments with DataFormWebPart on a Blog template

As most of you probably know, once you customize a form and use DataFormWebPart you lose the attachments functionality. After spending several hours investigating this subject, I've installed Hotfix ...
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Disabling attachements in lists

I'd like tu turn off attachments in my custom list definitions. In order to do that, I specified DisableAttachments="TRUE" whenever it was possible: in list definitions Schema.xml and in Elements.xml, ...
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Form Library and Attachment

Is it possible to add an attachment to a form library? I tried publishing a form that has an attachment control but getting "The selected field cannot be promoted because its data type is not ...
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Issue with list attachments when content approval is enabled

I have a very simple custom list in a Sharepoint 2007 which I'm having an issue with attachments disappearing when content approval is switched on and I edit an item that was previously approved. It ...
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Uploading large files to SP 2010 - InfoPath limits and alternatives

Problem) We have several complex InfoPath forms in production. Got a new requirement for one of them: Client needs to be able to upload large files to SP libraries using this IP form (as file ...
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Attach document from SharePoint List to GridView

I have a SharePoint 2010 list, which has attachments!! I am using a custom grid-view to display some selected List fields from the list. I would like to include the attachment as an embedded ...
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custom attachment field in List

I would like to know, can I create a custom attachment field in a list. I know I already have one attachemnt field in the list, how ever I would like to have one more field, where I can attach files ...
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Read mails from a mail box in SharePoint 2010

Let's say I have a mail address , jithu@abc.com . I will get mails from different mail Id's. All mails have an excel sheet attached. Excel sheet has two fields, 1) another email Id 2) A name Now ...
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Workflow to sent attachments and mark completed in a List

My client emails the same document to users within the company and also outside the company. I would like to set up a workflow within SharePoint that will do this very same thing and mark a check box ...
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Attaching an Item to Survey List?

I was planning on giving user an option to upload files while answering a survey. Is it possible to attach an item to a survey list ? Thanks Joe
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Whats the deal with spaces in attachment file names in SharePoint 2007?

I have a list, with a list item that contains an attachment. I was horrified to see that the link to the attachment doesn't work if the attachment file name contains a space. I'm amazed that ...
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Is there a way to determine if there is an attachment in a calculated column?

I'd like to have a column display "Yes" if there is an attachment to the sharepoint list item, or "No" if there isn't one. Default would be no, but then if they edit the item to add an attachment, I ...
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Multiple File Columns on a list

A client of mine need a list where each item can have 3 attachments. Each attachment would be tied to a column. For example, if the list is called "Meetings", it would have two file columns; ...
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List DVWP and directly linking to upload attachment

I'm working on a dataview web part in a MOSS 2007 environment which comes from a custom list. In this dataview web part, I'm wanting to link to the Attach Item form so users can attach some ...
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Blob Cache and List Item Attachments?

If I use the Blob Cache, are List Item attachments cached in it? Are there any special considerations for using the Blob Cache with list item attachments?
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Move list attachments to document library

Scenario I have a workflow built that runs on a document set. The workflow runs well, but there are some problems that we are encountering regarding having business users submit documents to this ...
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Archiving Sharepoint 2010 List with Attachments

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection that runs a complex change management process using multiple lists. The site collection has a 10gb storage limit. The change management process requires each ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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Auto upload documents to sharepoint from outlook attachments

I'm looking for an out of the box solution to auto upload outlook email attachments to SharePoint and sending them as links instead of actually attaching them as files to emails. I heard about 3rd ...
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How do I display a jpeg attachment as an image rather than as a link on an InfoPath form?

After reading this article: InfoPath 2007 - Extracting Those Pesky Binary Attachments, I notice that Visual Studio is required in order to display the attachment file rather than as a link to the ...
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How to add attachment to new item silverlight client object model

I am trying to add an attachment to new item but I could only succeded to upload the attachment into the list's folder (not to list's attachment folder). How can I achieve uploading the attachment on ...
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Upload list item attachment using JSOM

I am trying to upload list item attachment using the below code. There is no error in the code and all the variables are present with proper values but in uploadFile method it goes to error handler ...
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PowerShell script to download SharePoint attachments (Excel) with certain worksheet name

I'm trying to write a PowerShell script that will scan a SharePoint list and download an excel spreadsheet if it has a certain worksheet name. I'm not sure of where to start as far as syntax goes... ...
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Getting no e-mail alerts when list attachment has been modified

In our SP2010 lists, users who created e-mail alerts will not get notified when the list attachment (here: docx files) has been modified. This is the whether version is enabled or not. Is this ...
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Sharepoint 2013 delete AttachmentFiles by JS

how can I delete an AttachmentFiles of a list item by Javascript? (with REST or using SP.RequestExecutor) Thank,Nk
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SharePoint 2013 Webpart - Multiple file upload

I want to add the multiple files functionality to my custom webpart in C# .NET 4.5. I want the same functionality as the out of the box multiple files add feature when you create a list item via the ...
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SPListItem.Attachments - what type cast?

When iterating through a SPListItems SPAttachmentCollection what type cast am I supposed to use? SPFile or SPFileStream or something else? I want to display the item's filename and when it was ...
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Uploading .exe to list works with default form, but not customInfoPath form

(please note: this question isn't about the validity of allowing .exe files to be uploaded - We know the risks, and have read all the alternatives. For us, using .exe is critical, as we have decades ...
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Fetch list item attachment by name

I am trying to write custom code for list item attachments. As it is not allowed to overwrite them, I will check if file already exists. If yes, will delete and then upload again. I found a method ...
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Creating/editing Sharepoint 2013 columns with VS2013

Firstly, I'm very new to SharePoint, just the 6th day working with this powerful tool. The problem I'm facing which I can't solve is how to edit for example existing attachment column for list for ...
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File attachement not working in sharepoint 2013

I've created a Infopath 2010 form with file attachment control as one of its fields. When I publish the form in SharePoint 2013, and fill up the form uploading a document in the attachment field, the ...
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Can i move the attachment location to the top of the list form in 2007 SharePoint?

I already have the attachment first in my list order but it always appears on the bottom of the form that opens up when you edit the item which makes it hard to navigate to for users. Is their a way ...
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how to copy List item attachment to document library with SharePoint Designer workflows?

I have SP Foundation without access to the server local folders, so my only change is through Sharepoint designer as far as I know. how can I copy a List item attachment to document library with ...
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Exception when adding attachment

When I'm saving attachment to list item, an exception is thrown: The list item was saved, but one or more attachments could not be saved.Could not upload file xyz.txt. Despite the exception, list ...