Custom actions enables expanding or extending the standard behavior of SharePoint 2010 core components.

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Use View Ribbon Custom Action on Multiple List Items

I create a View Ribbon-scoped custom action using SPD 2010 that runs some Javascript. If I create it in an ECT list I can use it with multiple items. However, if I create it in a standard SharePoint ...
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Custom Action for a custom Content Type's display form

I have a custom action that I'd want to add to my custom display form of my custom content type My custom action is: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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SharePoint 2010: How to add custom element to Create menu?

I want to add custom element to SharePoint 2010 Create menu. (Site Actions -> View all site content -> Create). I want to to add this element to Page directory like a "Web Part Page" element. How can ...
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open new item form through custom action

I have created a custom action which visible to user on "Issue" Display Form. I have another list called "Note" which has a look field (Type of Issue) called Issue. Basically there is one to many ...
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Update multiple items, Sharepoint workflow activity

I am new to share point, and I am trying to get my workflow to update every item in a list that match a particular expression. for instance lastname = 'smith'. From my understanding the update item ...
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How can I modify a list property from a custom action using the client object model?

My task is to process selected items of some list. Can I change some field value from the client object model ? I found some solution like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> ...
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Custom Activities and Update to web.config with authorized types

I have a vs solution with: One class library with custom activities. One sharepoint project with a mapped folder to the workflow folder in the 14 hive and the custom actions entries. One ...
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How to get custom action to a SharePoint list actions menu for a specific list or content type?

I add custom action to a sharepoint list actios menu for all list . I want get custom actions that define for a special list in VS. How to get custom action ?
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Microsoft Sharepoint 2007 - Having limit of max absence (MC,Leave) function?

I've just joined a company, and they threw me their sharepoint website which had functions up and running, including the Absence and Leave Calendar. Currently the absence and leave calendar functions ...
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custom actions are not visible

I have a custom action for the menu, but I can not see it. 1. I am site collection admin 2. I checked the feature and its there 3. I checked the package and is there 4. I checked the 14 hive and ...
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write to the workflow history list programatically

I have a sharepoint designer workflow with many Log to history activities to know where the workflow is. I also have 2 custom activities with some complex logic and try catch code. I would like to ...
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Remove button from Ribbon in a specific toolbar

I need to remove 'Upload Document' button from the Ribbon on a Document Set library, with the toolbar set to "None". I can successfully remove it from the Full Toolbar (which is the default one) ...
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How to add a custom action in Ribbon.EditingTools.CPEditTab.Markup with SharePoint Designer or PowerShell?

I'm trying to add a custom action in the Ribbon.EditingTools.CPEditTab.Markup group. My goal is to add a button that fires a custom javascript that inject som html content in the rich editor control ...
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Reference a javascript script in a ribbon custom action xml

Reference a .js file on a spribbon custom action elements.xml on my javascriptmethods.js file: function test(){ alert('test message.');} on my custom action elements.xml: <CustomAction ...
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Get web config setting value in javascript

Best way to get from a custom action js command an webconfig appsetting key value, or another similar approach. ideas? thanks. Reference a .js file on a custom action elements.xml on my ...
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Dropdown in ribbon is not visible - TemplateAlias problem?

I have the following code, the button is shown but the dropdownlist is not visible. I think the problem is with templatealias, but I dont understand very well how this thing works
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Get current web url in a SPRibbon Custom Action Command

I've a SPRibbon custom action with the purpose of open an custom app page in a modal dialog, but I'm getting troubles for getting the current web URL, as well, set a reference for a .js with the right ...
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Where do “My site” and “My profiles” links come from?

Under the personal action menu, there are two links : My site My profile I'm trying to understand how they are generated and by which component/feature. However the highest container in the ...
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Creating Workflow -> Error

When I try to create a new WF in my Sharepoint Designer I get following error: The list of workflow actions on the server references an assembly that does not exist. Some actions will not be ...
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CustomAction : Put JavaScript code in a dedicated file

I have a custom action that look like this : <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomAction Id="MyCustomAction" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon"> ...
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Caml defined Custom Action, UrlAction and the multi language interface

When defining a custom action via the CAML schema definition, the UrlAction parameter specifies the "site or site collection relative URL of the page, for example, ~site/_layouts/sampleurl.aspx or ...
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Adding custom button to ribbon - Button doesn't get displayed

I'm trying to add a custom button to a SP2010 ribbon in the DisplayFormToolbar for a list item. The list is external, although I don't think that matters but still... This is my custom action ...
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How to Stop ECT Action from Using ActionRedirect

If I create an Action on an External Content Type with a URL such as this . . . ...
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Conditionally Show/Hide/Disable Custom Workflow Action Buttons

I have three custom action buttons on a list created through SharePoint Designer. All three buttons execute a workflow and I need to show/hide or enable/disable the buttons based on certain conditions ...
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Show custom action in ribbon for only one list

Does anyone knows how to show a custom action in the ribbon for only one list? At this moment I've got multiple custom lists, but my button is added on all of them. I only want to show it on one ...
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Custom Action for BDC Entity adds Plus Symbols in Query String Parameters

Using the web interface in SharePoint 2010, I add a custom action to one of my Business Data entities (External Content Type) to navigate to a URL with some parameters in the query string. The link ...
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How to make custom workflow activity parameter optional

I'm developing a custom Sharepoint 2010 workflow activity and I need some of it's parameters to be optional. For example, I need a user, using Sharepoint Designer, to be able to specify document path, ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Time Limits

I have created a custom workflow for an approval process. The workflow is designed to accomplish this task by using the “Collect data from user (Output to variable: collect)” action. I wish to assign ...
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Information needed to get specific list / user group

I am working on a Custom Action that I want to add to all list instances as well as all user groups. The purpose is to export the list / group as a document to allow the user to export it when Client ...
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How to execute code for custom menu action?

I have a custom menu action, declared like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomAction Id="ConvertListLevel" ...
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How to check if current folder in document library has child items via JavaScript client object model?

I have a custom button on ribbon, which performs some action with current folder (download folder content as zip package). I want to disable this button in case if current folder doesn't contain any ...
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Custom SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow Activity Works on Test Server, but not production [closed]

Right now I have a Custom Workflow Activity, I've developed on a test server and it's working fine. However when bundled into a .wsp on the test server and deployed to production, SharePoint Designer ...
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How do I show a loading div when opening a modal dialog from a CustomAction?

I have created a new CustomAction which is a new item (link) in Site Actions menu. When you click it, it opens a modal page (aspx). Everything works fine, but it takes about 3 seconds to open the ...
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Ribbon Button Not Working In Home Page (Home.aspx) And Any Site Pages

I've created a "Hello World" ribbon button as per MSDN code sample: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff630938.aspx The "Hello World" ribbon button is working only in AllItems.aspx (i.e. In the ...
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How to control Display Order in Custom Site Actions

There is a way to control the display order for custom actions added to Site Action menu? Always, new added custom actions are added to the end of the OOTB list.
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Workflow Custom Action Error

I wrote a quick custom action for SharePoint Designer workflow. SPD recognizes the action and lets me add it, and specify my variables. When I go to publish it I receive errors (0, 0) Type ...
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hide ribbon menu for workflow

I want to hide the workflow button: Ribbon.List.Settings.ManageWorkflows Which scope should the feature have (web or site)? Now I try: <HideCustomAction Id="RemoveRibbonButton" ...
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Hide start workflow menu

I want to hide "start workflow" menu with hidecustomaction This example is from a sharepoint book. <HideCustomAction Id="RemoveRibbonButton" ...
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list customactions and rights

we have a custom action for list settings, that requires ManageLists rights: <CustomAction Id="fear.is.the.path.to.the.dark.side" Location="Microsoft.SharePoint.ListEdit" ...
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How do I create a Custom Action for a Workflow?

I need to create a Custom Action that's displayed in the Action list for a Workflow. How would I go about this?
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How to add Two java script file in element .xml

I am using 2 button in custom tab and each button has a .js file to load . Could you please say me how to use 2 .js file in the same element .xml and here is my code for element xml <?xml ...
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Custom activity created and appearing in Actions list in SPD, but cannot select it

I've been following several examples regarding custom actions. I've been trying to deploy my own one, but although I can see the action inside SPD, when selected it doesn't appear in the workflow ...
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Activated Custom Action for SharePoint Designer dosn't display sentence

My solution requires me to create a custom action for SharePoint Designer for a list. I have treed creating the custom action the old fashioned way (200 method) by creating the action and deploying it ...
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How do I programmatically disable (i.e. “grey out”) a custom action menu item?

Obviously, this is something I need to do just in certain circumstances (determined by the current contents of a list). The reason I want to keep the action visible is to set its description to say ...
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Is it possible to add custom actions to a version?

I need to add a custom action to versions of a file. Optimally, I want it on the Version History page: A second best would be the version display form (the result of clicking View on the previous ...
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Need help specifying the location of a Custom Action

Spawned from this question. I have been able to add a new link to my Central admin page under the Monitoring->Timer Jobs section. My problem is that I have been unable to figure out how to add it ...
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Custom Action and Group

I'm creating a link and put it in the site action container. The link should only be visible to members in the HR groups. Here is the declaration in my Elements.xml file <Elements ...
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Custom actions migration from SP 2007 to 2010

I have custom action defined in my SharePoint 2007 feature. It adds new item to document library menu. <CustomAction Id="UserInterfaceLightUp.MobiusDiscretionaryArchivingLibMenu" ...
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Unable to hide LoginAsDifferentUser menu in SP2010

I need to hide the "Sign In as Different User" option on the "Welcome" menu for all users. This is for SharePoint 2010. I have tried adding a customaction feature using the xml below, which didn't ...
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How to add a custom link to Central Admin quick launch?

I'm attempting add a page for my collection of apps to the Central Admin quick launch in SharePoint 2010: Following SharePoint's out-of-the-box behaviour, a custom action group like this should be ...