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

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Creating custom Actions within an Retention Policy

Does anyone know, either via the object model or through xml, if you can create custom actions for a retention policy, which is defined as part of an Information Management Policy? I know that you ...
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Central Admin Custom Action menu not appearing?

I am trying to add a custom Menu item under "Site Collections" in central admin. Following is my elements.xml file. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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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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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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List’s contextual menu issue with ie 6

I have a list with a large amount of items. When scrolling down to edit/view an item which is at the bottom of the page, the contextual menu appears on top of the page not by the item so I have to ...
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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 ...
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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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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 do you create a Ribbon Button custom action that will appear on all kinds of lists

I want to create a ribbon button that will work with all kinds of lists. I mean, the same custom action should work against lists, document libraries, Announcement lists, etc.. Also. It should work ...
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Unable to add button to a custom list

I'm trying to add button to a custom list. It seems impossible to me, below is my button definition from elements.xml <CustomAction Id="CopyTasksButton2" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon" ...
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Hide “New Site” on Site Actions menu?

Using SharePoint 2010, how do I remove "New Site" from the Site Actions menu. I believe I can do this through permissions but would like to remove for all users (and replace with a custom action ...
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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 ...