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

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Document set ribbon allows creation of documents

I have a library with document sets. Normally in the ribbon under "New document" I can only create new document sets when I'm in the top most level. Only when I am inside a document set this ribbon ...
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How to get the document id in custom Action - SharePoint 2010?

I am trying to implement a simple solution to support short URLs on SharePoint 2010. The idea is to make use of the document id(I guess, it should not cause any performance impact) and allow the users ...
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How to create a Custom Expiration Action with input parameters

I'm currently creating custom expiration formulas and actions, using the IExpirationFormula and IExpirationAction interfaces, in Sharepoint 2010. I add the custom action to the ...
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Change Ribbon Button Enabled-Function

I want to change the EnabledScript function of a existing Ribbon Button (Upload Document) but keep everything else, like the original CommandAction it executes on click. More specifically I would like ...
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Top Navigation Bar link custom highlight

Is there a way to automatically set which link in the top link bar is selected, even if you're not on that page that the link points too. I'll explain my problem. I have a top link bar with an option ...
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SharePoint app get path of selected document

In a SharePoint app i have a custom action in a document library that navigates to an .aspx page. How do I get the full path of a selected document in that .aspx page? <CommandUIHandlers> ...
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Hide Approve/Reject button for the user who has created request

I want to Hide the Approve/Reject button from the top ribbon, specifically for the users who has created the request and placed for approval. Currently, If user ABC has created request and XYZ has to ...
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SharePoint 2013 display usage reports for custom events

I created custom usage event type and button described on this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj715889.aspx Everything is working fine - I can find logs files with this event ...
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SP2010 Custom action runs sandboxed but not as farm solution

Short version: Which changes need to be made to convert a custom workflow action, developed in VS2010, from a Sandbox to a Farm solution. Assume it is a placeholder with no logic added yet. Long ...
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Ribbon Custom action for creating new page

I would like to create a new Ribbon Custom action for creating new page, because I want to have more control on creating new page. I have created a SharePoint hosted app and added new ribbon custom ...
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Action / TASK assignment

I have created site with actions/tasks assigned to several team members . How can we set the permission levels such that people are able to see only task assigned to them in outlook as well from the ...
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Hiding Custom Action for Just one document library

I have a custom action deployed for a site collection, now if I want to hide it for a custom document library is it possible. Also this is what I am doing actually, can you think a better way of ...
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Trying to convert a SP2010 document version to a PDF generates SPException: List does not exist

I am trying to modify an existing SP2010 custom workflow action that converts an existing document to PDF using Word Automation. There is a new requirement to only convert the last published version ...
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Start a workflow from the ECB

I want to add a custom action to the ECB to start a workflow automatically. To get to the workflow page I can do something like: <UrlAction ...
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Change javascript onclick for “add new item” link under list

I made some custom list definitions in Visual Studio 2010 and deploy them to SharePoint 2010. I also made a Visual Web Part with a form. With this form I'm able to feed multiple of my lists with just ...
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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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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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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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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 “Add question” menu item in settings menu for survey in SP2010

I try to hide standard element "Add question" in settings menu for survey list: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> ...
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Enable/Disable Button On Ribbon When Content Type Selected

I have created a custom action button that appears on the DisplayForm for a specific content type. On the list view I would also like to enable the button but only when the specific content type is ...
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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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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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How to deploy a custom ribbon tab across Root Sub-Levels?

I have a custom ribbon tab that works perfectly on the root Site, e.g. www.site.com/Lists/MainContentType/AllItems.aspx But it does not work on subsites e.g. ...
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Add Menu Item To Actions Menu UrlAction

I am attempting to call an .aspx page from a custom "Actions" menu item that I have added using xml. However, I cannot get the UrlAction path setup correctly. Everything I try fails with the ...
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Custom ribbon action for specific list

I have a custom ribbon action that I want to add to my specific list called "Meeting", it's a calendar type list.. My custom action XML is as follows: <Elements ...
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get a list of items inside a folder in document library

I built the following code so far: SPWeb web = __Context.Web; Guid listGuid = new Guid(__Context.ListId); SPList myList = web.Lists[listGuid]; SPListItem myItem = ...
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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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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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trigger power shell script on button click

we are having a requirement,when we click on a button in SharePoint page,we need to trigger workflow... Can any one help on this how we can achieve this functionality
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Remove duplicated custom action from welcome menu box

I have created a custom action in welcome menu box like this: <CustomAction Id ="CustomMenu_UserSettings" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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Can i have a Custom Action which is a link to another page

Can i have a custom action which is simply a link to another website? I don't want any modals or anything. Just a simple link which takes me to another page.
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CommandUI.Ribbon.ListView Displays Custom Action On DisplayForm For Item

I have the following custom action definition: <CustomAction Id="MYRibbonTab" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon.ListView" RegistrationType="ContentType" ...
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Disabled or Hide “Open with Explorer” ribbon button for View Only Permission Users [duplicate]

I want to hide Open with Explorer ribbon button only those users has View Only permission and it should appear for other permission user. I've tried with below custom action reference by this link ...
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SP2013 On Premises: CustomAction Welcome Menu not visible

I am trying to add a custom action to the Welcome menu, right below the Sign Out button. Here are the steps I followed: 1) Created an Empty element called CustomActions and edited the Elements.xml as ...
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Show/Hide ribbon control based on content type

I have multiple items in SharePoint list, and I have ribbon control in the ribbon, I want this ribbon to be enabled only if the item selected is of specific content type. I want only the control to ...
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Wrong hyperlink is generated for custom central administration action group image

I have a custom action group deployed to central administration; something like "Contoso IT" in this picture: The problem is that that for some reason, the hyperlink for "Contoso IT" (the title) is ...
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How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? [duplicate]

How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? Onclick of this it should open a application page in modal popup.
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How to add a custom action to the list ribbon?

How to add a custom action to the list ribbon? The custom action should open a sitepage in modal popup.
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download multiple document from document library

I want to download multiple documents from document library. I select several documents and then click on 'download' icon present in ribbon. It should download all files and retain its metadata. ...
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CustomAction ScriptLink Remaining after feature deactivation

I have a declarative sandbox solution in SP2010. It contains 3 customaction scriptlinks to javascript files that are deployed into the style library. On feature Activation it adds the 3 links and on ...
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Dynamically retrieving custom list data and displaying on a web-form

I need to implement a solution that retrieves data from a custom list and display on a web-form. This data would be a mixture of picture and text columns. The user is then allowed to select multiple ...
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Create Email Reminder for Recurring Calendar Events

I'm trying to figure out a way to create 2 calendar event items. 1 that sends an email reminder 30 days before it's start time to certain people and the other that sends an email reminder 7 days ...
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Custom ribbon button in Document Library

I need to create custom ribbon for document library. I tried creating custom ribbon button with registration id as 101, but it shows ribbon in all document library. I also tried using content type ...
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How to get URL of a document if I have the documents item ID (JavaScript)?

I am trying to create a Ribbon Custom Action in SharePoint 2013 that will e-mail links of selected documents in a document library. I can get the Item ID's of selected items, but how can I use these ...
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SP2007 using Source token in link

In SharePoint 2007 in some occasions i see that when im redirected to some pages etc, i see a source in query string, and this i can use to be redirected back to the original page. I've read on msdn ...
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Custom action doesn't appear

I have an issue with custom action in SharePoint 2007, basically i have the following custom action declaration: <Elements Id="CF60B88A-783A-44f8-A49D-43659AB51G7E" ...
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Registering pageComponent using ClientObjectModel

is there any ways to register PageComponent using client object model? I want to add custom action on the edit form with dynamically populating FlyoutAnchor. But when page has been loaded i recieve ...
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Create a Ribbon for one list only and change it depending on a value

So, I created a custom list named "Events" and one named "attendees" for an event-management-solution (lets call it attendee training) in a site-collection at my SP2010 Server. My Problem: I want to ...
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Custom Actions all document libraries

I want to develop a "Custom Action" for all of document libraries in a site collection, I tried looking on Google but couldn't find any relevent tutorial. Custom action has to be in "Actions" and ...