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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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SharePoint 2013 hide elements (in body area ) when ribbon is expanded / ribbon is in use

Is there a css class/id in SharePoint 2013 that hide elements when the ribbon is in use? I've got some elements that I don't want to show when the user's in edit mode! In the picture below you can ...
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Hiding buttons of the Ribbon Bar

Is it possible to hide specific buttons of the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Bar based on the user's permission on publishing pages? For example, we need to hide the font dropdown and under the Insert tab, ...
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Ribbon gets hidden by default. How to fix that?

I have the following problem: the ribbon bar gets hidden by default for the users of a site collection, so they must enable it manually by using the "Show Ribbon" link on the site action menu. This ...
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On default.aspx, how can I properly control the Ribbon with OOB webparts?

In a team site, I have put two DataFormWebPart (in new mode) that allow users to directly push data to two SP lists. The two webpart are saving data as expected, but the ribbon is weird when having ...
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How do I enable a greyed out datasheet button?

On my list the datasheet button is greyed out. How do I go about enabling it?
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How do I hide the “Datasheet view” option in a list?

How do I hide the "Datasheet view" option (under "View Format") in a list's ribbon menu?
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Buttons not appearing in custom ribbon group

I'm trying to add a new group to the list form display ribbon that contains a few buttons. The group is created but it's blank. Here's the Elements.xml that defines the CustomAction: <?xml ...
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Overriding controls behavior in the Ribbon

Is there any way to override the standard behavior (javascript) of Ribbon controls? For example, I need the Color selector populate not all the colors available, but a restricted subset of them. In ...
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the property or field has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the request has not been executed. It may need to be explicitly requested

The below question was based on this article: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/2011/09/10/get-all-folders-using-ecmascriptjavascript-client-object-model-sharepoint-2010/ I think the author there ...
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How do I make a custom publish botton for a page and make it do the same as the ribbon publish botton?

How do I make a custom publish botton for a page and make it do the same as the ribbon publish botton? We have a request from the customer to make a simple page that should have a custom publish ...
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Ribbon buttons gray but working

SharePoint 2010 Just recently a problem has cropped up where the entire ribbon on one site is grayed out as if it were deactivated, but the buttons still function normally. This isn't a huge problem, ...
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Multiple values of RegistrationId attribute in CustomAction tag

I wonder is there any ability to set not only one but multiple values of RegistrationId in CustomAction tag. I have an elements.xml entry like this: <CustomAction ...
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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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Strange issue with SharePoint 2010 'Ribbon' Tabs

I am running SharePoint Server 2010 Beta on Windows Server 2008 R2 as a standalone installation. I have a wierd problem that only seems to occur on the team site template, sites based on other ...
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What function is called when the Check in button is clicked

Which function is called when you click on the "Check In" button of a page? I am referring to the button that opens the following modal dialog window. It does not reference a page (already checked ...
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Location of Ribbon XML for List View

I'm looking for the location of SharePoint ribbon XML for List Views. I'm just curious to see how Microsoft has coded it. However, I don't know the location of the xml file. Could someone put me in ...
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How to disable a ribbon button when a folder is selected

I have added a new button to the SharePoint ribbon for document libraries. This all works well and the button is enabled / disabled depending on the number of items selected... fine! I want to ...
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Customize a Delegate Control in SharePoint 2010

I created a simple project to Customize a Delegate Control in SharePoint 2010 such as in msdn article (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms470880.aspx). Source code: Class: using System; using ...
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Is there any alternative UI for sharepoint Ribbon Control to minimise height?

Sharepoint Ribbon bar is occupying more height space in our application and the business users want this to be avoided somehow. Can anyone suggest any other alternative UI to minimise the Ribbon ...
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Custom Action for Web Part Tools ribbon

I would like to add a button into the Web Part Tools ribbon section. I have looked in CMDUI.XML to find the other buttons which are in this section and it appears they should be under ...
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Show standard Sharepoint Ribbon in a custom list form

I developed in VS 2010 a custom list form and I want to use the "standard" Sharepoint Ribbon, ie, the same Ribbon used in all list forms withe the same buttons. It's possible do this? Any help will ...
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Attach a Javascript function to an OOTB ribbon button

I want to attach a custom javascript function to the out of the box "Download a copy" ribbon button. This is to provide analytics for file downloads done through the ribbon button. I tried this ...
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Show Ribbon always to Visitors

Is there any way to show Ribbon for visitors, in all pages, by default? Normal Page View for Visitors: (No Ribbon) Normal Page for Editors: I am looking for a solution to display the ribbon for ...
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SharePoint RTE: How to attach to mousedown events (like bold, italic does)

When clicking on bold text in the RTE (rich text editor), magically the ribbon button for bold: get's activated. The same happens for the other format option buttons you can see on the screenshot. I ...
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Is it possible to launch local application (exe) from Ribbon control?

I would like to launch an exe from the users local system (assuming the exe exists locally) from a SharePoint ribbon control. Is this something that is possible to do? If it is, how do I do this. If I ...
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Change Current View Without Extra Click to Ribbon List Tab (Sharepoint 2010)

In sharepoint 2007, when you were looking at a list there was already a default drop down box to change the list view. Now that we have upgraded to Sharepoint 2010, we have noticed that this drop ...
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Adding a ribbon button using the object model

I'm trying to register a custom action on a site collection that adds a button to the SharePoint ribbon. I want to do this using the object model and not declaratively in XML. Does anyone know of this ...
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Button not appearing on custom tab

I'm attempting to add a tab to the Library contextual group. So far that works inside a Document Library. I can also see my Group on the new tab, but I don't see my button (will have more than one ...
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Trouble adding a button to the ListItem Ribbon

I'm very new to to sharepoint and found a tutorial to allow me to create a custom action in order to place a button on the ribbon. I'm trying to use that to add a button to a list view but It isn't ...
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Selected value in ribbon DropDown/ComboBox is not displayed

When I select one of the values in my DropDown (or ComboBox, tried both), the event gets triggered correctly, but the selected item is not shown when the DropDown is closed (the box stays empty). I ...
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In SharePoint how to display custom ribbon button to particular lists only?

I am having four external list "List1", "List2", "List3", "List4". I have added a custom ribbon button Like: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Custom ribbon tab on all pages

I want to create my own Ribbon Tab that will appear on all kinds of pages. What should I do to register this CustomAction? There is not a location setting for this.
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How can i add a custom tab to a ribbon at runtime using javascript/ECMAscript?

I'm trying to add a Custom tab with a group and some buttons to a single client via conditional javascript, as far as i can tell this is all found in the CUI namespace, however documentation is hard ...
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Problems with customizing Ribbon for webparts with “Summary Toolbar”

I have a problem with customizing Ribbon for webparts with "Summary Toolbar". I add the button through CAML code. (Generated by SPSF, but shouldn't matter) My buttons shows up when viewing the list ...
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Infopath Button missing in Ribbon for List

I am trying to follow some tutorials for customizing a list with InfoPath 2010. However, when I click on a list it appears I am missing the InfoPath button. I do have Infopath 2010 installed and can ...
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Enable/Disable ribbon button based on current item value of a field

Lets say I have a field called locked, which is boolean on a document library. And I want to make a workflow to Lock or Unlock an item. The Lock button should be enable only if its unlocked and the ...
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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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Select the ListView Web Part Automatically on AllItems.aspx

In SharePoint 2010, if you have more than one web part on a web part page, the ribbon disappears because SharePoint doesn't know which web part to display the ribbon for (this is by design because if ...
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Show Ribbon Button on all types of Lists

I want my custom ribbon button to show in all list views. I found this example: How do you create a Ribbon Button custom action that will appear on all kinds of lists However, this also shows the ...
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Ribbon menu icon statistics

Is it possible to measure somehow how often users hit concrete icon in ribbon menu? Or which one is most used and which one the least? I have strange task, I must defend some particular icons in ...
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Blog - how to avoid List Tools in ribbon when clicking on text

I have created a custom blog with the publishing feature enabled. When I am logged on with a normal user (with no admin rights) and click on a text or an image, "List Tools" appeares in the ribbon, ...
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Disable (Not Hide) Ribbon Button Server Side

If you use the SPRibbon.TrimById() method on a specific button, it hides the button from the UI, which is okay. However in my case I think it would be nicer to simply disable the button and leave it ...
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Enable “Change Item Order” button on ribbon

I have a page that I'm provisioning in Visual Studio 2010 through a module. In my elements.xml I have a <File> element with a <View> element underneath like this: <File ...
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Changing style of top bar

I'm trying to brand the ribbon/title bar of a site but cannot find options outside of the default themes provided. Was this removed in 2013?
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Tricky error in dialogbox styling

This question is related to this: Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY I did what suggested there and it works fine, but with a small problem shown on the screenshot below. My Ribbon html ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Custom “New Item” form - showing ribbon and binding events to ribbon buttons

We've created a custom New Item page for our list on our site in Sharepoint 2010 with this code: <asp:Content ID="Main" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <table ...
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Ribbon buttons are greyed out when using a custom form template

So I've created a custom form template based on the default ListForm (haven't changed much there, basically just the title), I've set up a custom content type and I've added that to a Tasks list. When ...
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launch ribbon action with ribbon hidden

I didn't find anything to help me out, so I'm asking your help. I work with sharepoint 2010. I have a team Site where the ribbon is hidden. (never trust users, thay are evil :p ) On this team site I ...
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Make dropdownlist on ribbon visible only on wikipages library

I am following this tutorial. http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Creating-a-SharePoint-2010-Ribbon-extension-part-1.aspx However I need that the dropdownlist can only be seen in wiki pages library. I ...