A CustomAction element defines an extension to the user interface, such as a button on a toolbar or a link on a site settings page.

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ECB custom action item issue

I deployed a custom ECB item action, I can see it at item level but when I click on it, nothing change. This is the definition of the custom action: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Custom action on page edit

I have a problem with my custom action. Below is declaration of the custom action: <CustomAction Id="CommandUI.Ribbon.List.Text" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon.EditForm" RegistrationType="ContentType" ...
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SharePoint 2010 w/Designer - Right-click File/Folder and Open with Explorer

We have SharePoint 2010 and I have Designer 2010 installed. A user has requested a right-click menu option to "Open in Explorer" on a File or Folder in a Library instead of having to click Library, ...
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Unable to see the custom action added in ribbon

I designed a custom action and added it to the ribbon. After successfully deploying it, its feature is activated, but I still cannot see the custom action in the ribbon. This works perfectly fine on ...
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Sharepoint 2013 online app custom action allowed locations?

I'm trying to add list settings action to host web in SharePoint app like this <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> ...
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Custom Action to Print multiple list items

A client has requested to print every selected list item (and its attachments) with one button click. How can this be achieved? Can I add a custom action in the ribbon that detects every list item ...
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How do I enable a custom action in the ribbon of wiki page without having selected files or any files for that matter?

So I have a custom action in my ribbon with this Location: "Ribbon.WikiPageTab.PageActions.Controls._children" (I was told that Ribbon.WikiPageTab.PubPageAction.Controls._children was the correct ...
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How can I add a custom action to the Ribbon in the Site Pages Page Actions group in SharePoint 2013?

I'm trying to create a Ribbon custom action for SharePoint 2013 in Site Pages ->Page->Page Actions. Of successfully manage to create one for Documents->Files->Manage with Visual Studio features but I ...
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Create Custom action in Sharepoint 2013 to edit list

I created a site collection and I added a customer list. Then I created a subsite. My objective is to create a custom action that provides the information that is stored in the list just created. eg ...
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How to add custom action (custom tab) inside publishing page ribbon?

I've been working with Custom actions in the Ribbon over SharePoint 2013. The problem is I would like to show a custom tab on the publishing ribbon. I achieve show it everywhere but not in the ...
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How to add button in custom EditForm.aspx ribbon?

I have a task list and in my task list I am using custom a EditForm.aspx page instead of default a EditForm.aspx. I want to add a ribbon button in my custom form. Actually we are overriding the ...
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How to set the current task status to not started?

I've created a Custom Workflow Activity, and i'm using it at an Approval Workflow. Now, I want to set the current task status to "Not Started" from the Custom Activity, but got nothing so far. Any ...
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Design a custom link to navigate to the item stored in another document library based on the selection of item in current library in SharePoint 2013

I need to design a custom navigation where a user selects a document which is stored in first library and when user click the navigation they will be redirected to a corresponding document stored in ...
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Remove button from Ribbon in a specific toolbar with custom content type

I have created a custom list using feature. the list contains 7 content types inheriting from another custom content type. I have set the toolbar type for different views to "None". I want to remove ...
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Redirect to the homepage after starting workflow from custom action in ribbon

I have created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013. I have created a custom action on a list in the ribbon in the top. The end user clicks on a listitem. He can then click on this button in the ...
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Locating a Custom Action in SharePoint 2007

I am working on upgrading an old MOSS application, and among other things it contains a custom action clearly visible in one of the libraries. I have set up a new CustomAction element in my new farm ...
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Custom Action in application pages e.g. Search and Site Contents

I have a ScriptLink custom action, but I want this to also be in the application pages e.g. search results and site contents. Is there any way to do this? Thanks, Alex
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Hide action from list settings

I want to hide/disable/remove the link Form settings from all lists in my site collection. How do I go about this? I think I can do this on a per site basis using HideCustomAction but I don't know ...
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How do I use HideCustomAction to remove the “Site Contents” link from Quick Launch in SP2013?

I've created a feature which should (according to numerous articles) remove the "Site Contents" link from the Quick Launch. One problem: This doesn't happen. Here's what is in my elements.xml: ...
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Custom action to move bulk document from one library to another

I got below code in another forum which show how to move bulk documents from a document library to another specific document library Just wanted to know where I need to change/modify code to that ...
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Custom action to move multiple files in sharepoint 2010

I want to create a custom action in document library ribbon whose functionality should be like : When user select multiple files, custom action in ribbon get activated and when user click on icon it ...
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What's this Location ID?

I try to add a custom action to the menu shown in the picture. But I don't know the Location ID for that... or is it not possible to add there a custom context?
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Custom Workflow Activity for merging users in field + assignedTo value from task (problems & questions)

First of all, a little explanation what this is about: I'm currently trying to write a custom workflow activity for use in SharePoint Designer 2010. I've got a column in my list - let's call it ...
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How to add CustomAction button in Ribbon of DocumentLibrary in SharePoint Online?

How can I add a CustomAction button in Ribbon of Document Library in SharePoint Online (Office-365) for Sandbox solution without any code ? I have created team-site in SharePoint Online. And having ...
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list item menu's custom action on content type (only SPD2010)

Is it possible to have a custom action List Item Menu in a document library on a specific content type, created in SPD 2010? In code I know is possible, but I'd rather try it out in SP Designer. Also, ...
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Is it possible to open an SharePoint app as Modal dialog from a Custom Action

I want to create a site action menu item Custom Action which opens a Sharepoint 15 app (default.aspx) as modal dialog. is it possible? thanks.
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Is it possible to package, deploy, and use my own image for a ribbon CustomAction in a SharePoint-hosted App for SharePoint 2013

I've been working on a SharePoint-hosted app for SharePoint 2013. In order to "extend the reach" of the app a bit, I've included a CustomAction that will add a button to each document library's ribbon ...
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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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Custom Action with dynamic UrlAction

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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'RootWebOnly' property of a CustomAction only works in sandboxed solutions? Why?

I have a web application scoped feature which provisions a number of site collections and subsites. The feature also contains a navigation element, which adds a new custom action group to the site ...
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The type is not registered as safe “Custom Actions”

I am trying to create a custom actions using wsp builder, My folder structure is something like this, Now when I try to deploy solution nothing comes up however I get this error in my ULS log, ...
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How can I hide the Theme link in Site Settings for SharePoint 2010

Can I create a customAction to hide the Theme link in Site Settings in SharePoint 2010 ? If so, what does the Element.xml look like ? I've tried the following: <Elements ...
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Accessing full url of 'View in browser' link in document library

I'm trying to get the url of the 'view in browser' link that appears in the context menu for a document in the document library. I have a custom command on the menu that I have created which calls a ...
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How to invoke server side code from Ribbon

I want to create a Button in my Ribbon which modifies some fields in my items.. In details I want to select more than one element and select my "link" button and make the elements be "linked" by an ...
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Setting rights for CustomAction. Problem with sandboxed or language?

I've got a CustomAction which contains a button. Only users with high level permissions should be able to see this button, so I tried setting the property Rights ="ManageWeb" on the CustomAction. ...
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how do i place custom action in custom group on displayform?

By following the examples in the SP 2010 C# Hands On Lab (SPCHOL308), I've gotten a CustomAction button to show up under the View tab in the Manage group on the DisplayForm. I want to place this ...
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Problem creating a Custom Ribbon Action to Order Lists

I attempted to create my first Custom Ribbon action to allow users to sort list items. But I failed miserably. the Action wont show in my ribbon at all and I am having trouble finding out what is ...
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Custom ribbon action (office 365)

I've created a custom list and added on that list a custom action in the ribbon. Before I created a calendar view on this list, I could see the button in the ribbon, now I can't. Does anyone know what ...
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How can I bind my ECB-Action to a custom content-type?

I have implemented a custom ECB Action in this way: <CustomAction Id="ConvertListLevel" Location="EditControlBlock" Title="Convert to ListItem" RegistrationType="ContentType" ...
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Custom actions in a Sharepoint Online (BPOS) workflow

Just a simple question: Does anyone know if it's possible to create custom actions for a workflow in Sharepoint Online (BPOS). So NOT Office 365... If possible, are there tutorials you know of how to ...
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Problem in creating custom workflow action in SharePoint [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity I am trying to create a custom Workflow Action for SharePoint Designer 2010. I am using Visual studio 2010 and ...
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Custom Ribbon Button doesn't show on subsites

I've successfully added a custom ribbon button to my site and everything shows up as expected. However, when I go to a sub site, my custom ribbon button doesn't show up. How can I get my button to ...
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Search Results: urls of BDC items suddendly start with bdc3://

I have a scope defined that targets an external content type (exposed through a BDC service). All was working fine until yesterday when the number of results doubled and half the urls start with the ...
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Custom Action with postback (or another approach) - SP 2010

I'm trying to create a custom action that does a postback when clicked. I've followed the following articles with no luck whatsoever: ...
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Multiple values of RegistrationId attribute in CustomAction tag

I wonder is there any ability to set not only one but multiple values of RegistrationId in CustomAction tag. I have an elements.xml entry like this: <CustomAction ...