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Designing a front facing website using Dreamweaver

I know similar questions have been asked in the past, but I wanted to make sure I fully understood some things, or could be pointed in the right direction. I am new to SharePoint and SharePoint ...
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Revert Sharepoint back to default install

I installed foundation on my machine a few months back and fooled around with branding and such. I am curious if there is a way to revert share point back to the default styles. Some of the things ...
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SharePoint Scheduling

I am working on a project right now that involves several lists related to employee availability and asset availability (e.g. vacation, project travel, etc.). These lists are populated by various ...
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Sharepoint Online, Custom Styles for Specific Page (Just content, not overall theme)

Hopefully you guys can point me in the right direction, as I haven't be able to find any solid documentation on this problem I've been having. The company I work for recently embraced Office 365, and ...
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Styling the admin bar in SharePoint 2010

I know most of you would not style the admin bar, but I am going for a consistent look and feel and the issue is, I cannot find the classes responsible for creating: The green tabbed section. I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Term Store Navigation does not show drop down links after branding

I've setup the global navigation in my Sharepoint 2013 site using Managed Navigation and the Term Store Management Tool. Most of my top menu items have sub menu items that would normally appear as a ...
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Design Question

I am having trouble deciding what the best way to proceed here is. The project I am working on involves multiple asset types with multiple 'trips' that can require multiple assets of varying types. ...
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Change the Text color of Disabled Controls in Custom Web part

I have a custom Form in Web part, When I am disable the panels, all the controls displayed in gray color, I know it is System Color, Is there any way we can change the color of Disabled controls for ...
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Achieving consistent branding for all SharePoint 2013 sites

I see that a lot of the discussions and documentation tend to be focused on branding solutions for publishing sites and understandably so. We have a lot of other types of sites too (e.g. communities, ...
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Recommend Share Point book for designing/theming [closed]

Hi I know there are a lot of sharepoint books out there, and I understand there may not be a book for exclusively for sharepoint design, but given that could anyone recommend a good book for someone ...
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SharePoint 2013 branding Design Manager problems

I got very simple task to make custom layout in SharePoint 2013. Nothing fancy: change navigation, add homepage etc. I couldn't find a one and the best way how to create own master page. I have ...
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Organization Concept Design

Say I have an organization structured like so... -- Root Host ---- Group A ------ Project of A as P1 --------- Sub Project of P1 as SP1 ----------- Sub Project of SP1 as SSP1 ----------- Sub ...
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SP2013: Adding a custom usercontrol to masterpage using Design Manager

I created a custom masterpage using the SP2013 Design Manager. I also created a SharePoint solution in Visual studio 2012 with a custom usercontrol (ascx) and custom webparts. The masterpage works ...
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Model a Hierarchy Organizational Structure with SharePoint 2010

I'm about to model an organization with SharePoint 2010. I found out there are lots of Task Passing through different parts and divisions of organization. For example a task created from Management ...
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SharePoint Branding and Parallax Scrolling

Has anyone been able to design SharePoint UI using Parallax scrolling? Similar to the following site http://www.milwaukeepolicenews.com/#menu=home-page (I am not affiliated with this site in anyway) ...
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how to change the SP2010 tab thumbnail?

How do i change the icon that is inside the red rectangle in this image?
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Creating SiteCollections using SharePoint Management Shell 2013

I am following the below instruction to create a NHSC, but at point D when I am creating a Team Site, I get the message that the new URL is not found! Do I need to create that before? Am I missing ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Graphic Design Deliverables

I'm working on writing an RFP that will require a design firm to graphically redesign our website. This website is running SharePoint 2013. I'll leave out the majority of the detail to keep this ...
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One page for all sites… Or one page for each site

I have an ongoing struggle (with myself :)) about the design and implementation of parts of the SharePoint system which I'm designing. I have included a diagram below. Effectively there are multiple ...
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Design considerations for uploading documents into MOSS 2007

I am working on a design document for one of my projects in MOSS 2007. There is a requirement to create a custom interface to upload document along with metadata to a document library. I am not sure ...
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I want to hide the SharePoint Ribbon Tabs (Browse, Page, etc) on my homepage based on permissions and such that they are stripped/trimmed when hidden

I am trying to hide the SharePoint Ribbon Tabs based on a users permissions. I know that I can use the SPSecurityTrimmedControl to do this but I need to wrap it around just the tabs and not the whole ...
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How to customize Column Title area in Webpart

Good day! Here is the problem: I apply custom style to web parts my css .ms-vh-div a { color:gray !important; } .ms-vh-div { border-bottom: 1px #c0c0c0 solid; } tr.ms-viewheadertr ...
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Very simple branding background question : what do I reference for body background?

So if I wanted to simply change the background of one page (not in the master), just the body of one single page, using an image what would I reference using sharepoint designer? Also I know this is ...
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Display dynamic content in a page based on selected value in List view webpart

Here's what I have in my Sharepoint 2010. A page showing a list view webpart and the related lists in separate webparts. Based on the value selected in the parent list, the child lists are populated. ...
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How to get to control rendered by Sharepoint dynamically?

In a view (by default AllItems.aspx) of a list "Inline Editing" enabling at design time in SPD2010 renders green-cross image-button at run time. Its pressing at run-time adds a new line How can ...
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How to restore to the smaller size of image control visible at designer?

All of sudden, few hours ago, I started to have a weird problem in all sites of my Sharepoint Server 2010 dev machine. In any of old and new, built-in and custom WebPart pages of list views, ...
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Why to use MS Office 2010 32 bit in SP 2010 Farm on 64 bit Windows Servers?

When I first tried to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, I initially downloaded its 64 bit version But upon lanuching the install of SharePoint.exe, I've gotten: Setup Error You cannot ...
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What is hidden webpart for in SP2010?

Follow-up questions to Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference? : What are possible uses of hiding a web part (having closing) in Sharepoint 2010? why isn't unhiding a webpart in a ...
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Designing application to serve multiple clients

I've been tasked with developing a small SharePoint 2010 application that serves multiple clients. I'm required to have one site that serves everyone but dynamically displays different data (header, ...
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Is it Possible to Add a Button/Link to Move Site?

I'm new to SharePoint 2010 administration and I'm trying to set up a project site archive system where my users can simply click a button/link either in the ribbon or on the home page of the project ...
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What are best practices for designing Sharepoint sites?

I'm putting together a document for our Art Directors and Creatives for what works best and what might not work best when designing for a sharepoint site. Sharepoint obviously lets you customize CSS ...
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Data first in SP, then in External database?

I have a customer with a customer database which represent projects. The DB only manage approved projects. I'm working on an application than have to works with project in both early stages (project ...
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Sandbox + Custom Site Page Template + SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus

Have created a Site Page Template and provisioned an instance into my Team Site's Wiki Library. <Module Name="CustomInFeature" Path="SitePageTemplates" List="119" Url="SitePages" > ...
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Is there any guidance on designing lists for efficient CAML queries?

I'm designing some lists that may well contain thousands of items, and I'm trying to come up with the best design for efficient querying. I'm looking for some form of (hopefully Microsoft) ...
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How can I create an Entity Relationship Diagram for SharePoint lists?

I'm trying to design/document a collection of lists with lookups in an Entity Relationship Diagram. Currently I'm using Visio's built-in ERD template, which is most of the way there, but it lacks two ...
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Sharepoint Design of the site and sub site Structure for maintaining data flow and maintaining permissions?

My requirement is : I want to develop a site where there will be a site collection,and the root site will be for site admin who can add the data to the site and around 20 subsites which will use ...
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Issue with standard navigation in Chrome

The standard <SharePoint:AspMenu navigation on our SharePoint 2010 site works fine in all browser but Chrome. When I hover over a menu item I can't see the sub menu items like Contact Us -> ...
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Rounded corners in WebPart headers SP2010

When I view the site in FireFox the below does work with rounded corners, but not in IE at all. I'm trying to make a webpart header in SP 2010 rounded. .ms-WPHeader td { background: #005bac; ...
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Difference between blogs and team sites

Appreciate if anyone could: 1. Explain the difference between the two. 2. Explain how to choose one over the other when designing for a Sharepoint solution.
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Expression 4 vs SharePoint designer 2010

A general question. Is there any reason to use Expression Web 4 instead of SharePoint designer 2010 for creating SharePoint master pages and page layouts? I have it installed right now, but I don't ...
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Wireframing, mockup and interaction flow tools for SharePoint sites

I've been using Visio to mockup to design mockups and wireframes for sites, but I'm looking for other tools to help with the design process. I've been playing around with MS Expression Blend and ...
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Include html from another file in the SP-masterpage

Our SP-site is used as a part of another non-SP site. The layout should look the same on both the SP-site and the non-SP site. In the past, we have copy/pasted the html from the header and footer of ...
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How to change the social links

My customer has changed their SharePoint portal design and they changed the "I Like" and "Comments" buttons. I want these buttons to call the old code, I've tried to see what javascript function it ...
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Customising Data Sheet View

I'm using SharePoint 2007, with custom list. I'm using Content Editor web part in order to design my list. {In my list the row color determined through the item ststus. e.g: If the status equal to ...
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How to highlight a reply in a discussion forum based on a condition in Flat.aspx

In the Flat.aspx page of a discussion forum, I have to highlight the reply if the poster belongs to a certain group. How do I achieve that? I tried modifying the Profile.xsl file that the list view ...
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What problems do you encounter using a fixed width design in SharePoint and how do you overcome those problems

The reason I'm asking is more related to design. Say a client has asked for a fixed width intranet but wants a webpart/list with tons of columns to be displayed. How do you get around not breaking the ...
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How do I change the Favicon for my SharePoint install?

Fairly straightforward, I think. I'm running a SharePoint 2010 instance.
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How do I hide the “Recently Modified” portion of the quick launch?

The "Recently Modified" section in the quick launch is not something I want my users to see. How can I eliminate or hide it in a SharePoint 2010 installation?
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How to deal with SharePoint design complexity and web designer creativity?

One of my customer wants to use SharePoint as an intranet communication portal. My customer wants to customize the look & feel of the application and he has requested to a web design agency ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...