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

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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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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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Custom workflow activity for SP 2007 appears in Designer's action picker but won't add

This is SharePoint 2007. I created a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2008 (using this and a few other blogs as a reference). I deployed it properly, I think. I can go into SharePoint ...
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Adding a Custom Action to the Ribbon on New Document Set Form

I've been trying unsuccessfully to add a custom action to the ribbon on new form for a document set (NewDocSet.aspx). There seems to be no reference to this location in the standard locations listed ...
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Application Page deployed to Central Admin does not show

Hi Guys I have this problem: I want to deploy a custom application page to the SharePoint Central Administration. I found these 2 links: ...
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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 to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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How to create workflow & submit data using infopath form?

I have designed the Form in InfoPath. I want to submit the form's data in my Sharepoint site. Sothat the supervisor(the higher level)person can check the details and he can Approve/Reject the ...
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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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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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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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The site template requires that the feature be installed in the farm or site collection

I inherited a SharePoint implementation. There is a Workflow that runs when an item in a List is created. The old developer created some Actions using Visual Studio. The Workflow is configurable ...
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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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Custom Ribbon Actions/Commands for SharePoint 2013 HTML Editor

I would like to provide more ribbon options to content editors than are available out-of-the-box in a SharePoint 2013 publishing site. For example, I would like to allow editors to select a HTML ...
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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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How to add custom action into the Pages tab of publishing page?

I want to add a custom action in the Pages of tab which comes when I edit the page. The publishing page is stored in the Pages Library. To made thing for single list(i.e. Pages Library) I have ...
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I'm looking for a way to detect the ribbon load event

I'm looking for a way to hide a button from the ribbon using javascript, but to do this I need to wait until the elements of the ribbon are loaded. Is there a way to detect such event?
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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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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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Add a tab into the “Editing Tools” contextual tab

I want to add a third custom tab into the "Editing Tools" contextual tab which shows when user edits a page. Here's the code fragment I wrote: <CustomAction Id="Ribbon.foo" ...
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Custom Actions - Button Placement Issue

This is probably something simple that just has me stumped... I was able to successfully add a print button to my DispForm ribbon, but I am struggling to move it below the Alert Me button. Every time ...
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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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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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Localize a CustomAction programmatically

I work in a farm environment and i want to add a CustomAction in a specific SPList. The list is created programmatically, so i cannot know the ID. For that i tried to register the action with ...
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How do you make a CustomAction depending on a custom ContentType?

I have added a deployable custom action (FlyoutAnchor) to my Site. Now I have to hide this button in all other pages which are not inherit from a specific content type. is it possible to do this with ...
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Download as a custom action in ECB Menu

I'm looking for a way to do a custom permission security trimming and looking for the rightest way to my goal. I have implemented a custom action for my ECB menu for a custom download as following: ...
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Custom Ribbon button in Calendar event edit form SP2013

I am trying to define a ribbon button that appears in the calendar new event and/or modify event form using Visual Studio. I am perfectly able to have a ribbon button appear in the list view and ...
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Custom Action in user dropdown

Im trying to implement a custom action in the logged in user dropdown (when you click 'sp_admin' in the image below). The custom action should be a text called "Switch user", which when clicked ...
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Custom Site Action Item not registring

I need to add a new action button in the Site Actions menu for my site. If I do this without a custom WebControl, it works, using an Element.xml file. However, I cannot get this to work with a ...
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Send Row Data to Dialog Box for Editing

I have created a custom ribbon button in SharePoint 2013 which enables when 2 or more files are selected and opens a dialog box. Within this dialog box, I would like to open a custom page which ...
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Add a CustomAction button to a Custom Content List

I want to add a new CustomAction button on my custom list in Sharepoint 2010, programmatically. (Bear in mind that I am still a bit new to SharePoint) I've followed the instructions given on these ...
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loading multiple files from custom action with SP.ClientContext

I made a custom action that calls GetSelectedListItemAsString(). it should load the files 1 by 1 but somehow it does not load the files can somebody help me with it underneat a code snippet of the ...
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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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Custom action send document to different page

I have a SharePoint 2013 provider hosted app. In the app project there is a ribbon custom action that navigates to a page in the web project. When the ribbon custom action is pressed, the selected ...
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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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Adding the sub menu item to send to item in sharepoint 2010

How can we add an additional entry to "Send To" menu option in document libraries. What is the GroupID and Location for adding item to the sub menu. Any idea?
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Hide the “Download a copy” for sharepoint list items

I want to hide the "Download a Copy" option that comes when we click the "Send To" option. How can we achieve this? Any idea?
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Where are site custom actions stored?

I've been creating some site custom actions whose location is ScriptLink during feature activation. Now, I didn't give any of them a title. And I've activated the feature multiple times, so each of ...
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Load List Item Ribbon tab on page load when using Page in Pages Library

My question is a little bit different than the other missing / loading ribbon questions and I'll explain why. In order to properly style my application, I've created a page in the Pages Library and ...
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In SharePoint workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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How to add click event to Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SubMenuTemplate

I am adding my custom menu under site action menu of SharePoint 2010. I have written below code. protected override void CreateChildControls() { try { ...
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Custom workflow action returns error

I'm developing a custom workflow action for use in SharePoint Designer that will return a concatenated string from a list. It actually works fine internal to the action, but always returns an error. ...
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Is there a way to build custom workflow actions for Sharepoint Designer in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation using MS Visual Studio 2012?

I've searched and tried almost all the blogs about this and failed in deploying the custom action primarily because Sharepoint Foundation doesn't have any Workflow manager. So im wondering if how can ...
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Why, on occasion, does executeQueryAsync() fail to execute success OR failure method?

My intent is to dynamically create a grouping of EditControlBlock (List Item Menu) custom actions for two different list view pages. Upon loading the Active page, all custom actions are destroyed, ...
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Custom Button added in Ribbon is disabled

I have successfully added a new button in the ribbon. But when I check , it is disabled and I cannot even click it. The following is the code that I have used: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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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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'Custom Action' on SharePoint 2010 List, Ribbon etc

What are the situations when we must use 'Custom Action' on SharePoint 2010 List, Ribbon etc. many times same functionality can be achieved by other means also. Why 'Custom Action' is must in that ...
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Initiate Workflow With Custom Action

I have looked around on Google, and I have found tutorials on how to initiate a workflow from a custom action in the ribbon, but I have run into a problem. I am not sure why (I assume I have a ...
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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 ...