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SharePoint 2010 error while loading form

After a recent master page update I am noticing that some pages which usually have embedded forms are now displaying the following super informative error: There has been an error while loading the ...
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Lists: Display custom form depending of field value

In My list I have field called STATUS which can take 4 different values (A,B,C,D), now when user press "Edit" I need to show different Form depending of STATUS (eg Form1 if 'A', Form2 if 'B') Can you ...
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How do I populate a 'NewItem' form field automatically using a field from an item from another list

I have two lists 1) List for the characterisation of a Product 2) List for the production of a Product after characterisation For rudimentary access permissions reasons these need to be two ...
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I have list that I need 2 columns (Choice) to pull up different fields

I have a column named Origination and a column named Sub organization. When the user choose choice A in organization I need specific choices to pop up for Sub Organization. When the user chooses ...
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Method behind attachment, for custom pages

This may be a poorly formed question, but I'm fairly new to sharepoint. What I'm doing is creating a custom page (just basic HTML and JS), and using that page to call SPAPI and SPServices to input ...
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How to create custom login page for extended claims-Windows authentication based Internet sharepoint application?

1) I have a Claims Based Windows Authentication web application which is being used by my internal Active Directory users. (Intranet app) 2) Now I want to expose this to the Internet (by configuring ...
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Overriding Sharepoint SaveButton

Fairly new to sharepoint, and working on a project which involves making custom webparts to enable extra functionality in new/edit/display webparts. I have a working overridden SaveButton in the ...
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Sharepoint designer generated forms

I'm, quite unsuccessfully until now, trying to change sharepoint's default forms. Well I can create/change and set another form to be the default and that's where my success ends. When editing a site ...
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Customize list new/edit form page

Could someone outline the process of creating a page with a customized list form? I followed this guide to override the list form template, but this also customizes the built-in form pages/dialogs. I ...
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Upload a document and fill out list item data in the same form

I am working on a solution where I need to upload a document to a document library, as well as input the item information. I would like to do this from a single form, as opposed to the Out-of-the-box ...
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How can I display the contents of a custom list in a custom form?

I'm designing an application that'll be used to track customer follow-ups call and I've designed a custom list that contains all the relevant data. I want the display to mimic our current webform ...
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How to integrate custom .ASPX solution in SharePoint list EditForm

I have developed a custom SharePoint solution which is consisted of one ASPX application page. Now, I would like to integrate that functionality in list item edit form. I have decided to create a ...
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How to implement 'on document property update' logic?

I need a functionality in which something happens after the properties of a document in document library get updated. I need some kind of event to fire after the user clicks Save button in edit form. ...
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Designer - Form Error when Moving Drop Down

I've created a custom list which is working just fine. The next step I need to achieve is to create a custom form for users to enter in the items to this custom list. This all seemed simple enough, so ...
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Sharepoint Ribbon for view item form going full option

I have a view item form which contains a custom WebPart for displaying that item. I have no issue with that but the ribbon for the display form looks weird: It contains lots of options that don't ...
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Creating Custom List Forms for Creating, Editing, or Displaying a List Item

I'm following this article (as well as different MSDN pages) and trying to add some custom template forms to my content type. I think I'm doing all by the book, but for some reason wont deploy my ...
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SPD 2010: Can fields be hidden by Conditional Formatting on NewForm?

I use content types to dynamically change which fields (columns) are initially displayed on the newform page. I am trying to have the fields change as the user is filling out the form. I was trying to ...
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Confirmation box on cancel button and cross (rigth hand corner)

Whenever I leave a page as in exit the page like click the cross button or cancel button it should ask for confirmation -Do i want to navigate from the page(Yes/No) If No, it should remain on the same ...
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signout.aspx doesn't seem to be used

I have a requirement to remove a non-SharePoint cookie (if it exists) when someone clicks the "Sign out" link in the users menu. The cookie comes from a 3rd party system that we can use for ...
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Custom Edit Form for a Picture Library SharePoint 2007

I want to create a custom edit form for a picture library, and change the default edit form for all picture libraries to a custom edit form. My question: how to create such custom edit form for a ...
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How to avoid saving a newer version of a form with each modification in InfoPath

I have a form that goes round in an approval flow. Every member of the process (around 4-5 per form) has to open it, do some modification and submit again. I have used concat formula in the Submit ...
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Custom Edit Form not showing fields

I have created a custom edit form to a specific list on my site. This custom form shows all the fields normally to my user, who is a site collection and farm administrator, but the other users have ...
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Can you customise and deploy List forms in a SharePoint Online environment using Visual Studio?

It is possible to use SharePoint Designer to create a new form, and then set it as the Display/New/Edit form for a library and we have done this for a few forms so far. However, this doesn't really ...
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Huge margin in form that I don't see in InfoPath designer?

This is my first form design. Below is a screenshot of InfoPath followed by a screenshot of the form dialog in Sharepoint using IE11. I added an ugly background color to make it obvious what's going ...
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AJAX request to set lookup column from second list

After making an AJAX request, I have been able to populate fields on a form. However I also need to set the value of a look up column to the same value from the second list (LIST A and B both have a ...
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Why getElementsByTagName() return an empty collection?

I'm using javascript inside the console of Firefox and this method does not work as well as 'getElementsByClassName()'. I specifically added class attribute to my tags in order to access. Could ...
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Customising SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Form

I have a SharePoint list that has an attached SP 2013 Workflow. I plan to customize the task form using Visual Studio 2012. The idea is that for each task, I will ask the user to input some values ...
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How to POST to form with redirect

I have been trying to do this for hours now but no luck. I have an application page in which there is a form. When user clicks Submit button, form values are submitted to an external site where user ...
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More than one CT in a Library with Custom Forms

Let's say I have a Library A, and this library has B and C as content types. B and C have their own custom forms. So When a Library has more than one content type in the (default) form of the default ...
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Unable to save choice changes to a list item after converting comments column from rich to plain text

Background: I have a SharePoint 2010 list where users can edit items via an edit form: they can leave a free-text comment in comments fields (text columns) and change the status of a list item by ...
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Rating column in a custom list form

I'm trying to create a custom list form for one of my lists using SharePoint Designer, and one thing i notice with the new form is that the OOTB rating column won't render. What are the difference ...
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Validate custom form using sharepoint designer 2010

I'm creating a form using sharepoint designer 2010, by inserting New Items forms, and editing as necessary the design. Previously I was using asp:TextBox and validating through asp:...
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How to add “<br>” to newline characters on custom forms

A multiline text field on my OOTB display form in my SP 2013 list will appear as: #1 #2 #3 On a custom form (before I make any changes to it), it will appear as: #1 #2 #3 with the "\n" still ...
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Custom forms for content type

Can someone give me an specific example on how to do this? Or some guidance here I don't want to use Visual studio just Sharepoint Designer. I already now that you can gro from SPD to the content ...
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Custom Form per Content Type

There are couple of custom content types under a content type group. These content types are added to a SP Library. The ribbon in the library lets user select a content type in the library. The ...
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Submitting a document in a drop off library using a custom form

Here is an old post with the same issue. I am using a drop off library and it works great OOTB. However, I would like to use a custom edit form. I can create the form and use it no problem, but ...
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Add content type drop down menu to custom form

I need to add a drop down list to a custom form that allows you to select the content type. The default editform.apsx has this menu but when I create a new custom edit form I can not see how to add ...
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Custom Form Update Best Practices

This is a general question on how deploying a custom Visual Studio form to a SharePoint list works. My understanding is that custom forms can be added to an existing list definition or to list ...
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Open form inside a form(Modal Popup?)

I have a custom form which has a gridview embedded in it and also a button that redirects to an other form. When the user fills the other form and saves it, it gets updated in the grid view in first ...
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Can the hover/active borders of form fields be customized and/or disabled?

I'm really not crazy about field borders in forms. In InfoPath, you can get rid of the borders, but then the row heights jump in the browser once the form is published to SharePoint. So--reluctantly-...
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Adding a Custom Form to an Existing List Schema

Scenario A list is deployed using the OOB forms. Production data is added. We now need to add a custom form to the list. The forms are added using this approach: <Forms> <Form Type="...
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Starting custom workflow from custom form page

I have a library which has an InfoPath form as its content type with a custom workflow built into it (example of workflow in my other question ages ago: Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?) ...
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New custom Create form does not auto complete “Owner“ field

I have an Issue Tracking list , and I have created a custom Create form using SharePoint designer , as follow:- The problem I am facing is that the owner field will not autocomplete the people &...
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Import process running much slower when started inside timer job

We have implemented a CSV import fort some large CSV files. The process can be triggered by the user changing a drop down value of a file inside a sharepoint library to "pending". Our importer then ...
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Move Custom list form between environments(Dev, UAT, PROD)

Environment : SharePoint 2010 Enterprise I have created custom list forms(new, edit, disp) in my development environment. In the CustomEditForm I have inserted XSLTListView webpart(Child List) below ...
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Infopath created form not editable

I have created an InfoPath Edit form for a list in my SharePoint. And when published to SharePoint I am unable to edit the fields. All the fields look greyed out. Can any one please assist me to get ...
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How do I use infopath to host a form on a parent website and have the sharepoint list on the child site

I have a client with a parent website that is open to their IT department with a child website that's permissions are set to just their members of the team. A public parent site and a private child ...
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How can I create a custom task form in Sharepoint 2010?

Is there an easy way to create a custom task form with asp.net/Visual Studio for Sharepoint 2010? I worked with WSS3 before, where you can easily add the form URL to the workflow.xml file but in ...
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Form not start a workflow

I using SharePoint 2013. I have several forms of editing for the same item. I also have a workflow that starts when editing an item. I would like a form not initiate this workflow. is this possible?
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2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. custom list(A) and a related task list(B). workflow runs on A. Can update status in list B specific item?

I have 2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. More specific a custom list(A) and a related task list(B). I have a workflow that runs on list A. Within this workflow I need to create tasks assigned to different ...