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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 file to the list item when it updating and when new item added. Additional condition when item updating - if the file already exists, remove it and replace the new. I receive events ItemAdded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Method behind attachment, for custom pages

This may be a poorly formed question, but I'm fairly new to sharepoint. What I'm doing is creating a custom page (just basic HTML and JS), and using that page to call SPAPI and SPServices to input ...
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infopath > How to make sure there is an attachment

Creating a resume upload form where user must upload attachment. On submit button I want to disable submit button if attachments is not present? I added Attachments is not present and this seems to be ...
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Check if attachment in SPD Workflow

Is it possible to check if an attachment is attached to the current listitem? I can check if Attachments equals or not equals to a value, but not if empty. What value should I fill in then? Thanks!
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AttachmentsField Object Causes Error

I'm trying to display download links for files attached to list items in my DVWP. The below code was working fine until I switched to (by switching I mean, deleting and creating a new web part) ...
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Configure Sharepoint Server site to send email attachments

We want to use Sharepoint to send attachments to secure users email group. Basically sending attachment once if verified metadata that will indicate which email user group needs to receive the ...
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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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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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It is possible attach a file to a list item with anonymous authentication?

Is there any way to attach a file to a list item using anonymous authentication? Or attach the file to the item using JS, keeping anonymous authentication?
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How to restrict access to edit attachments in lists?

We have Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP 3 (12.0.0.6608 from CA) on Windows 2003 Server R2 EE. In the main we use our WSS as sort of book of problems. And by book of problems, i mean that there is ...
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ListData.svc: How to upload attachment?

How does one upload an attachment to a list item using JavaScript/HTL5 file upload API and the ListData.svc API? I know I can do this using managed CSOM but I want to understand the SP 2010 REST API ...