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Adding branded Quick Launch Menu to a 2013 Custom Layout Page

I have build an html master page with bootstrap header and footer, referenced JS and CSS. Not much in the way of snippets apart from a search box in my header. All good Ok, now I have created some ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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SPDataSource + ControlParameter (SP2013)

I have the following setup: two SPDataSources and two DropDownLists intended to organize cascading selection - the first ddl displays countries, the second one - cities in selected country. Here are ...
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Unable to see Sort options for some columns among list of columns of a List

I want the Sort option to be enabled for all the columns in a list. But i cannot see the ribbon(which gives sort ascending/descending option) beside some columns. Any idea why this is happening? ...
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SP 2013/Designer 2013 - InfoPath Issue

I am trying to rename the OOTB Collect Feedback Workflow Task form “Cancel” button to “Save for Later” using InfoPath. Upon renaming the button and clicking Quick Publish I am receiving a “The ...
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Custom EditForm error

I've created a custom editform.aspx via SP Designer. When i open it i get an error. The Logs doens't help me, beacuse i don't know what the problem is. My search show me some XsltTransformTimeOut ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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Sharepoint Color code a cell change

I am trying to color code the cell that has been changed on a week basis. Lets say on a list on the SharePoint I open the list as "edit on datasheet" then I click on save. So from today to a week from ...
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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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How to make tree-view links in sidebar expand/collapse in SP 2013?

I am editing a SharePoint site for my company and am stuck. I'm using the Seattle layout and they would like the tree view on the side to be able to EXPAND/COLLAPSE. I've looked up a bunch of codes ...
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“Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown” got error when i have signout from webapplication in sharepoint 2010?

I'm getting this very error when registering a new user in Sharepoint 2010 (FBA) using asp:CreateUserWizard. For already existing users, the FBA login process works just fine. When I run the ...
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Error in sharepoint workflow “Invalid WorkflowInstanceID parameter in URL.”

I am currently trying to move a workflow from one site onto another. It has imported correctly but I am getting a strange error. The forms on my workflow are producing this error whenever I press the ...
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Grant Anonymous User access to click start workflow

I apologize up front if this has been answered and I just can't find it. I need to be able to grant all Anonymous users access to start workflows. "click the physical start button for a workflow" (I ...
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How to Create a Edit Item Button in a web part

I was recently tasked with creating a Edit List Item Link button in a WebPart for a SharePoint List. The button will act identical to the Edit Item button on the UIRibbon, but needs placed above the ...
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Setting up approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007

I am trying to setup Approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007: User creates a new list item Should trigger an email and assign the task to manager Manager reviews the item an clicks on ...
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Creating page without adding meta keyword [closed]

How I can add content and create page on SharePoint 2010 without adding meta keywords?
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Workflow Suspended at Email

My SharePoint 2013 workflow keeps suspending itself at the point it's supposed to send an email. The email details have been specified in Central Admin but it's still not working. When the workflow ...
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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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Why is my workflow failing to send a second email?

I made an approval workflow in SP Designer 2013 for my custom list on a 2013 site. My workflow waits for the column "submit for approval?" to equal yes then it sends an email to the approver. Then ...
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Unique Permissions on Custom List Forms

I have a custom list with several custom SharePoint 2010 forms, and each form is tied to a different step in the approval process. I need to be able to set unique permissions on each individual form ...
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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How to create Employee Attendance List / Report using SharePoint 2013

I want to create company employee attendance sheet using SharePoint OOTB web part or List. Can any one please provide some good example or link which I can refer please. Thanks
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Start Workflow programmatically

We work with an Doc Library which receives the files via E-Mail. This works great, but now we want to change the filename via workflow. The problem in this situation is that the workflow doesn't start ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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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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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflows Fail

I have created a very simple workflow that hard-codes some values into a dictionary, then writes the dictionary values to the status of the workflow. When I publish and run it manually to my ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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SharePoint Designer 2016 [closed]

During the Ignite 2015 Conference has been announced that there no will be there Designer in SharePoint 2016. Do you think that this is the right choice? Do an other tool will be provided? And ...
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Workflow Send Email If All Subquestions in Survey are Answered

I have a form that has rating questions and I want to send an email if all rating subquestions are answered, meaning every listed subquestion under the main question has one radio button selected. How ...
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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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Email a user from another list in a workflow

I want to email a department manager as a step in a workflow. In my form I make them specify which department the request is coming from and as a step in my workflow I need the department manager's ...
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SharePoint workflow list item permission

I'm working on a 2010 workflow that runs when an item is created and should grant a user read/edit access to that specific list item. The list admins will have full control but the users will have ...
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Is it possible to pre configure a summary link webpart in a custom page layout with several links?

I created a custom page layout with SharePoint Designer for use as a new default or welcome page in a publishing site. The page layout should contain a summary link web part that is pre configured ...
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Unable to create new list item in another list using Workflow

I am trying to create a list item in List 2, when List 1 form is submitted. But I'm getting below error The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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Sharing a library between two sites, without designer?

Does anyone know how to create a Web Part to show a specific View of a Library from another SharePoint site? I am not allowed to download Designer but need to show another Site's Library! They have a ...
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Dropdown menu with XML data source gives web part error

I am using SharePoint designer to build a page with a data view web part that displays the contents of a 6,000 record XML file that is structured like the example below with each "Details" element ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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Using HTML codes in Quick Parts

Is there any way to display the HTML codes as text in Quick Parts. I need to include table from the data in extract from SharePoint using Quick Parts. So, I need to display it as text in Word. Thanks ...
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Blank lines getting added to my master page?

I am using SPD 2013 to edit a custom master page for Sharepoint 2013. I have a publishing site setup in a dev environment for my testing. Everytime I edit and save my master file, it adds literally ...
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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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SPDesigner - This page cannot be edited in SharePoint Designer

Is there any reason why I can't edit a page in SharePoint Designer. I am using publishing page with blank web part page layout. Please suggest. Thanks
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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Xsl Date Difference Calculation

I have a requirement to calculate the difference between the current day and due day . I used the below formula and i was able to get the date difference . <xsl:value-of ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...
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Web Part error: One of the properties of the Web Part has an incorrect format

I get the following error: One of the properties of the Web Part has an incorrect format. Windows SharePoint Services cannot deserialize the Web Part. Check the format of the properties and try ...
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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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Hiding the navigation on a modal pop-up box on SharePoint 2013 Enterprise

Is there a way to prevent the navigation from appearing twice on the page with modal pop-up boxes as seen in the image below? I'm aware you can change the css to display none but I would only want ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...