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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow lifecycle

I've build a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010 on a dev computer. Let's say it's in V1. Now I want to move the workflow to the production environment. What is the correct way to do that ? I've ...
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Sharepoint multiple line of text char limit

I have created a custome list with a multiple line of text type column. When user enter value in this field in "add new item" form, I dont want user to enter more than 1000 chars. I am not able to ...
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Renaming a Page Library

What is the proper way of renaming a page library from a site collection that has a different regional setting? e.g. Dutch, changing Paginas to Pages. Swedish/Norwegian from Sider and Sidor to Pages, ...
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Why don't Lists and Libraries show up in SharePoint Designer?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that works correctly, and a subsite that does not. When I open the subsite in SharePoint Designer, the "Lists and Libraries" view says "There are no items to show in ...
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Include link to task in task notification email body

I am customizing the Email task notification message body in SharePoint Designer and need to include a link to the task. I can get all the pieces of the url except the task list id. I have: [%Task ...
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How to get the ID of the list item just inserted using ecmascript

I am stuck at a place where I have to update a list which has a Lookup column. For example I am using this code to update my normal list var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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IM Presence Icons not appearing in SOME master pages - IE9

I have updated my master pages to use some HTML5 and CSS3 elements. I therefore changed the to use HTML5, and altered the X-UA-COMPATIBLE to work in "IE=9;IE=Edge;" mode (instead of IE8). I did not ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSS Reference Chart

I'm after a SharePoint 2013 CSS Reference Chart. Anyone know of one.I have looked a bit but can't get to find one like the one for SP 2010. Any type of resources would be appreciated. Cheers ...
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How to define association field name

I want to create association between my ECT in Sharepoint designer 2010. First ECT is Task, that has field Assignee. Second ECT is User. I want to tie them by Assignee field in Task. All works fine, ...
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Customization best practices for SP2010 [closed]

We'd like to customize the look of our SharePoint 2010 pages and sites but didn't know what some best practices are: We'd like to change the look of pages some without breaking the link between them ...
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XSLT Get Current date or Today in XSLT

Help please can anyone advise how I get current date, or today method in xslt 1.o SharePoint
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I want a workflow that will email attachments

I'm creating a custom list for a helpdesk app. I want the user to fill out a form in sharepoint (2010) and add attachments from screenshots, etc. The workflow should send an email to our helpdesk ...
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I ...
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how to customize xlstviewwebpart in sharepoint designer 2010?

i have try to editing xlstviewwebpart for editing customize.but havnt getting any clues for my scenario. i want to change title link in edit mode instead of display mode in webpart pages. when ...
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Modification of '_layouts/upload.aspx'

Interesting dilemma here maybe some can weigh in on. I have a requirement to disable the "overwrite existing files" checkbox when uploading a single or multiple documents to a document library. The ...
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To code or not to code?

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010. I just reviewed some resources. There's two general ways to deliver a sharepoint solution: setup a sharepoint site collection, sites, lists, libraries, workflows,... ...
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When to use VS 2010 vs. SP Designer for development

When do we use Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 web part development and when do we stick with Designer? Are there pros/cons? As a noob, it seems that for more robust, customized web parts, ...
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Controlling scroll position on postback

Is there a way to control the scroll position on postback in SharePoint 2010? I have a web part that I want the users to be special position of the page after a postback on a button click.
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Code editor (IDE) for CSOM developement - Sharepoint

I am searching for a code editor with which I can connect to SharePoint library, like I can open a complete library in the editor, edit, save changes, which will be reflected in the library. ...
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SharePoint Designer Insufficient Permissions

We have an installation of SharePoint 2010 in which access to SharePoint designer has been granted within Central Administration, as well as at the site collection level. Whenever I try to open the ...
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SP2010 - Edit in Sharepoint Designer open in Word

I'm completely stuck on this issue that keeps reoccuring for my organizations Sharepoint Administrators. On a Site Page under Site Actions, selecting the option 'Edit in Sharepoint Designer' opens ...
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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XSLT Global parameter LCID is empty

According to this MSDN documentation about XSLT global parameters, in main.xsl there is a parameter named LCID whose value should be the value of ...
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Is using SharePoint as a intranet/extranet portal a good idea?

I work for a fortune 500 company in IT and we have developed many systems/applications to do a variety of things. We are in need of some commonality of these applications and a better ...
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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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How to remove Title column in SharePoint 2013 List?

I want to remove "Title" column created by default in SharePoint 2013 List. I googled many times.But I got only solutions for SharePoint 2010 version only.Those Solution is not working for this latest ...
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Can I use SharePoint Designer 2013 to edit SharePoint 2010 sites?

Can I use SharePoint Designer 2013 to edit SharePoint 2010 sites? Couldn't find this info in the web.
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How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
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Referencing SharePoint list columns with spaces in names

I'm running into issues referencing column names in SharePoint Designer 2010 when the names have spaces in them. This is discussed in this blog post. For example, I've tried using the following ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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hide webparts from webpart Gallery

I would like to crate a feature which hides some specific webparts within webpart gallery and even the Categories of that webparts to prevent users to add webparts to the pages. is it possible? ...
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Using TFS and SharePoint Designer

I am part of a team working on a large, heavily customized SharePoint 2010 publishing site using TFS for source control and a mixture of Visual Studio and SharePoint Designer for development. One ...
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SharePoint Designer broke my Page Layout. How do I repair it?

I have a Page Layout which is used by some Publishing Pages, and uses code-in-front like <%= DateTime.Now %>. I opened this Page Layout in SharePoint Designer and modified it and saved it, and ...
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Can't deploy packaged page layouts because they are already in the content database

In our SP2010 publishing site we have a lot of content (publishing pages) which are associated with custom page layouts. These page layouts have previously been edited on the server using SharePoint ...
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Why is SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow people picker field from the list item showing wrong user?

We have a standard SharePoint 2013 list that contains several columns. One of the columns is your typical People Picker column. Let's call it the Employee Name column When we send out an email via a ...
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Migrate dokuwiki to SharePoint

We have a dokuwiki site that I want to migrate to SharePoint. I know I can go through and copy and paste, but I have hundreds of pages to copy over.
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Assign tasks to multiple users using workflow without Visual Studio

My requirement is, we want our employees to read a document whenever the administrator asks them to. For this I can manually start a workflow against a document. The problem is, I can only create one ...
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How to display lookup additional field in display form?

I have two lists: Projects and Tasks In the Tasks list, I have created a lookup field titled ProjectID which targets ID filed from the Projects list. Also, I have set for this field to display an ...
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Yes\No field to display as a checkbox in the web part view

Running SP 2010 Enterprise and using SPD 2010. I have a yes/no column but want it to display as a checkbox in the list view as the list is being used as some sort of checklist. How can this be done?
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How to use relative URL for image in Master Page?

I am using a logo in my Master Page which will be displayed on all pages. How do I use its relative URL? Currently it is written as: <img src="/sites/Style Library/Images/logo.jpg"> But it is ...
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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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Color code item row based on column value in SharePoint Foundation 2013

I have a custom list which contains a field called Status. In the AllItems view, I would like to color code each line item based on the value of Status. Is this possible to do withing SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint designer web server does not appear have sharepoint foundation installed

Unable to open the site on SPD: Sharepoint designer web server does not appear have Sharepoint foundation installed" More Errors: The web server may not have sharepoint server installed ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...
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How to add new field to custom list (See edit!)

I am using a Microsoft template for adding Training and Courses for people to register for. Everything is working fine, but I want to add a field to the Courses list. I want to add a field to indicate ...
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Get current Login Name inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

How to get current Login Name.I'm getting "Sharepoint\System" as Login Name for every user. I need to get the name of the user. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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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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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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Can jQuery intellisense also be installed / used in SharePoint Designer?

There are some references on how to install intellisense for jQuery in VS2008SP1, is it also possible for SharePoint Designer ?