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Adding data views and data sources

I am hoping this question has a really simple answer to it. I am currently in SharePoint Designer editing an .aspx page. I added an empty data view, then added a data source for one of my document ...
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Issue in workflow in Sharepoint 2013

I created workflow, its not working properly but previously its working fine, i restore the page to previous version and checked all the content types issue is same can anyone help me what are the ...
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SPD 2013 Custom Form won't allow connections between webparts - “No Schema”

Using SharePoint 2013 online, with SharePoint Designer 2013 (I'm not a developer, so not willing to look at Visual Studio sorry) I have five custom lists that are all related to one another but ...
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Workflow when specific field changes in a List

I am trying to create a workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. I need to send email for 4 actions. When a new item is created When 'Assigned to' field is changed When 'Due date' is changed When ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Suspended

I have a workflow that is supposed to send an email to a set of addresses stored in the document metadata when "request action" is selected. It never seems to get passed the first stage and goes into ...
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Extract string from email subject line SharePoint Designer 2013

I am trying to extract equipment number from the subject line of an email. I am trying to capture the number behind the last '/' in the subject line but I don't know how to tell SharePoint to look ...
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Unable to deserialize HTTP response content - SharePoint Designer Call Web Service Workflow Activity

I am calling file REST API file method "GetFileByServerRelativeURL('Server Relative URL')/$value' to get the file contents (media resource) using 'Call HTTP Web Service Action' in SharePoint 2013 ...
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Conditional Formatting using Calculated Column as Condition (SharePoint Designer 2010)

I want to use conditional formatting to change the color of a row based on a Calculated Column. I know I could do this with a CEWP but I would prefer to do it in SPD 2010 because I am new to ...
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Publish infopath form from document library to custom list

I have created the form using InfoPath and published as form in document library. Now I want to republish the same form in a SharePoint custom list (the ist is already created), I just want to move ...
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How to move an item from one custom list to another custom list?

I have two Custom Lists (Timesheet and Weekly Timesheet). My requirement is if any item exceeds the time length (or days) in "timesheet" list for more than 7days then that item has to be copied (...
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how to add multiselect dropdown in a form

I want multiple selectable dropdown instead of checkboxes. Please help
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Is SharePoint Designer 2010/2013 really prone to data loss / corruption?

I'm a .NET programmer and I've got thrown at me the maintenance of a couple of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 portals with very little training. Some of the things I've been told are: SharePoint Designer,...
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How to copy page structure SharePoint 2010

I made a SharePoint page like this in the picture with only HTML and CSS. Now I need to explain to colleagues How to create the same pages with different text. I have to create a page layout in ...
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How to get the “Select All” checkbox for custom list newform and editform?

Is there any out-of-the-box feature or custom solution using jQuery? How to get "Select All and Deselect All" functionality for checkboxes in sharepoint 2013(on premises)custom list? and also please ...
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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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Setting field in Column A(from contet ntype A) to value in column B (in content type B)

I have a Document Set which creates 5 templates within it. I need to auto populate columns in template 5, by pulling values (numbers) from columns in Template 2 and 3 using a SharePoint Designer ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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Is there a way to create a calendar view as such?

I have been trying to bend my mind around this in SPD 2010 and I can't seem to figure it out. Is this possible to make a calendar view as such?
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How to change SahrePoint Designer 2013 workflow actions language in a German site to English?

The language of my site collection is German. English is also activated as the alternative language of the site collection. My SharePoint designer is in English but, for this site collection I see the ...
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How can we change language used in workflows in Sharepoint designer?

We have a SharePoint online site opened in Sharepoint designer 2013. Site settings: Default language: Swedish Alternative language: English When we add a workflow and start editing the workflow ...
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Allow users to approve another task

I have created a custom workflow in SharePoint Designer where I want users to have the ability to approve anothers task if need be. I use a "Custom Task Process" to assign the task to the user. ...
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Select People and Groups dialog is having wrong format on IE 10

I have created a site column of type “People or Group”. Which will automatically be associated with the following user selection dialog:- But as shown in the above picture the dialog will not be ...
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Updated SP Designer workflows doesn't replace old workflow

i have a weird problem. I happened on sp2010, so I thought switching to sp2013 might help. when I have a designer workflow published, and then I do an update to that workflow (like say a timesheet ...
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Save workflow as template not working

I need to save my reusable workflow as template in SharePoint Designer 2010. When i tried saving my workflow i am getting this error. "The server was unable to create your template. Please notify ...
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Workflow to make user add a new item of a list on each stage

I have SharePoint Designer installed and Office 365. I have some custom lists created and want to make a workflow that asks the user to add a new item on the custom list in order to get into the next ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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How to display more than one “categories” in enterprise wiki page?

I have an Enterprise Wiki Page and I am looking to display more than one "Categories" field on the side bar. Currently, the closest I have got to doing this, is by building a new Enterprise Wiki ...
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How to create a custom page using master page Sharepoint designer 2013

I am learning sharepoint designer, and one of the things i have been trying to do today is to create a custom page! I want to use an existing master page to create it, but every time I Attach the ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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List template displays wrong users

I downloaded lists from one site collection and uploaded them to another. The problem is that in the column for "Person or Group" the users are now different. Is this because on the new site ...
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How to import table in excel to infopath form?

I have created the form template in excel. now I want to replicate the same in InfoPath.like I have created a table in excel and I want the table to import in InfoPath form. How to import selected ...
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Is there a way to customize the context menu in a Timeline?

I want to set up a Task List so that a user is able to click on a task and see a link to a page. The link would be stored in column of the Task List. An acceptable alternative would be to click on ...
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Tree view in SharePoint

I have two fields: Section Details (which is multi-line field ) I need to create a tree view like structure or link on the left side with section and when clicked on it show the details on the ...
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SPServices Update command not using ID

Is there a way to use SPServices update command that is not using the ID as the reference field? I might use employee ID but I cant seem to get it to work. This code below shows when I am using the ...
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Give a Form a Popup window

I would like to use a SharePoint Designer to show a form (DispForm.aspx) as a popup instead of opening into a new tab. Thanks,
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Not Assigning Task Process to Group Members

I'm using Sharepoint Online to try to fit the following workflow use case: User with very limited permissions submits a form to create a new list item. This kicks off an approval workflow and sends ...
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How to create new External Content Type on SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to create a new External Content Type on Sharepint Designer , but where I try to insert the web services wisdom into the "New Connection -> WCF Connection " I get the following error: ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow connect to external web service

I am looking for simplest way to call an external web service from Sharepoint 2010 workflow. I am thinking about calling external web service (I need to pass a couple of files for processing once ...
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Workflow, Create list item to another site?

New to share point, don't have any .asp skills. I have 2 sites (for permission reasons) I need site A to be able to create a workflow to update a list on site B. I am able to use the "Create list item"...
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Trying to compare People Picker entries and Created By on EditForm SP2007

Been beating myself up with this since last week. I have zero luck getting answers (usually Im told my question sucks on every exchange forum) around here but I am desperate again. This is for SP2007....
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How to modify a font on a hyperlink on a page on SPD 2010 without having to save it to the CSS as it keeps asking?

How do you modify the font on a page without having to save it to the core.CSS as it keeps prompting? I don't want to affect anyone else's pages and don't want the core.css overwritten by another user ...
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Login as different user while opening site in SharePoint designer 2013

I have opened one site in SharePoint designer (SPD) 2013 and used some login. Now I want to open the same site with different login name but don't see any way. I tried to google and found article ...
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How do I run SharePoint designer 2013 as a different user?

How do I run SharePoint designer 2013 as a different user? In 2010 version there is a little button on the bottom to change user, but it is not here anymore. I also can try to do the shift+right click ...
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How to increase the max size of a template/list without stsadm or powershell

I've looked around but haven't found a solution. Is there a way to increase the size of a template beyond 52428800 bytes without using powershell or stsadm? I don't have access to either, and I'm ...
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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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How to Install 'Approval - SharePoint 2010' workflow template in SharePoint 2013 Server

I am fairly new in SharePoint Development and configuration. I need to create a list that when a entry is created, it will email the selected person to approves the entry. Right now, I have already ...
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How to publish form in different tool using infopath

I have tool called "XX" and I need to customize form using info path. All the options are same as sharepoint, however when I copy paste the path , its not accepting. what to do ?
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How to create auto complete Textbox like Google search Textbox in Infopath, SharePoint 2013?

I have list of staff in database and it has more than 1000 records I created a Dropdown in Infopath but searching a record through Dropdown from more than 1000 record is very time consuming. what I ...
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Content Type or InfoPath? that is the question!

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 where people add activities. These activities come in different types (e.g. Event, Tradeshow, Advert etc...) and the fields required for each type is varies slightly. ...