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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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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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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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How to change the href for a hyperlink using jQuery:Error href is null

I'm trying to get to the default home link(href) on my sharepoint site using jquery but i keep getting href is undefined. I would like to change it to another URL I have tried alert($(".static ...
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Visio Diagram link to SharePoint 2007

May I know what are the steps to create a office layout inside Microsoft Visio Diagram, then link this Visio Diagram to SharePoint List, such that when my mouse hover at a particular location in the ...
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Unable to update field with SP Designer 2010 workflow

I currently have a quite a simple workflow on a library that has a simple content type. I have created a SharePont Designer 2010 workflow that updateds a list item value based on whether or not the ...
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Using Bootstrap framework/foundation framework with Sharepoint

Is it possible to use bootstrap/foundation with SharePoint to improve the front end look of SharePoint 2010 or 2013? Can anyone suggest anything related to this? Thanks
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Field with Lookup value fails to save in Start a Task Process action

Here is the scenario: I added a Start a Task Process action. I clicked Process Settings. Start a Task Process dialog is shown. I entered the Participants and Task Title. I clicked "Open editor for ...
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Changing the colour of the upper Blue horizontal bar

Is there a way to change the colour of the Upper horizontal tool bar from the default blue colour to a custom color? Thanks
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Help xsl formatting help needed

I am creating this http://demo.webdeveloperplus.com/featured-content-slider/, image rotator in where data will be pulled automatically from a custom list. Need help with markup, as current markup ...
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Disable value in dropdown menu after being selected

I have created a library in which i am using the drop down column with some values.These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , C, D, E and ...
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Creating Workflow -> Error

When I try to create a new WF in my Sharepoint Designer I get following error: The list of workflow actions on the server references an assembly that does not exist. Some actions will not be ...
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How to use XSLT in sharepoint

Hi i am new to XSLT coding in share point, but i know that we can use XSLT coding to create a list view with more sty-lings. I have a list named "detailsOfEmployee" with columns ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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SP2010: How to display a lookup column in a .aspx displayform

I have the two Lists Articles(A) and Serial Inspections(S). The Article-List has columns: Article-#, Name, DescriptionDE, DescriptionEN, somemore... The Serial Inspections: Inspection-#, Inspector, ...
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External content type based on OData is invisible in SPD2013 (but visible in a web browser)

I am trying to connect external list based on OData to Outlook, I could create it, but can't map its fields to Office Item type because it is invisible in SPD2013. I made screenshots of all the steps ...
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Code-behind in a custom EditForm page

I've inherited a project that has a custom Edit form for a list. It's called EditFormCustom.aspx. The page was customized through SharePoint designer. A code-behind was added by doing the following: ...
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Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage

I'm testing this with a simple workflow: Log message "Workflow has started" Assign a To-do item Log message "Task is completed" Here's what we did to make it stop working: We went and changed ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 email

I have an InfoPath form where I used SharePoint Designer 2010 to send an email to a group. Once a particular user submits the form then an email should be triggered to a group along with the active ...
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XPath expression

I'm working on a DVWP where I'm trying to aggregate some data from a list based off some information in another list. I'm struggling to come up with the right XPath expression to do what I want. In ...
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Dynamically setting Default Value in ParameterBinding through Javascript

To make a long story short (too late), we have a dropdownlist that is populated through a list of items. We want to use this dropdownlist to filter the list in a data view web part. This works ...
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Why isn't SharePoint Designer 2010 showing anything under “List and Libraries”?

SharePoint Designer 2010 is not showing anything under "List and Libraries" on one of my site collections even though I see all list and libraries in another SharePoint 2010 site. The "Data Sources" ...
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How can we get Cascading Lookup Columns in sharepoint 2010?

How to get the cascaded Lookup columns in sharepoint 2010,Iam having requirement like i have two lists(Category List and Sub category list)..For each item in category list i have 5 different items ...
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How to stop two version a sharepoint designer workflow running at the same time?

I have a SharePoint 2010 designer workflow that is running on change. When I publish a new version of the workflow and the items is edited, I end up with two version of the workflow running. Is there ...
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Is it possible to create a subsite in another site collection using workflows?

I am required to programatically create a sub-site in another site-collection from a workflow attached to a list. Has anyone a solution for this problem? I am able to create a sub-site in my site ...
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@import, not working in css of sharepoint 2010

seen like this is the easy way, but I am facing some issue, I separated style sheet according to the section like layout.css typo.css element.css and sooo on and then from the masterpage ...
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adding Items to folder in sharepoint list programatically?

adding Items to folder in sharepoint list programatically ?? I am currently doing it this way.. the folder gets created and the list item is also created but only with the default fields values.. ...
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Send current user's parameter to External Content Type

Is it possible to send the current user's username as a parameter for my External Content Type query? I am on SharePoint 2010 Standard.
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Cannot locate corev4.css file

I would like to change the theme corev4.css of my sharepoint site. Unfortunately, I can´t locate it neither on the server nor in sharepoint designer. I read that it should be located in a style ...
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Branding the looks of a sharepoint 2010 survey

I came across the following article which was very good as a starter to branding surveys: SharePoint Kings. However I don't think that this is a very neat approach of how to brand a survey. Is there ...
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Problems with “Pause Until Date” activity in SPD-created workflows

I have a workflow and I'm trying to send an email when an item is added or updated from a calendar list. I tried using the Pause Until Date activity as I need to send the email 2 days before the due ...
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Share Point task list email notifications

I created the workflow in sharepoint designer using Collect data from user option. The approver receives three automated mail. 1) Notification to approve - Task assigned email 2) After approval, task ...
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Export a page and import using SP2013 designer. all webpart missed

I am using SP2013 Designer to export a page from site collection A and then import to site collection B. The page contain custom layout and two webparts (search result and refinement panel). Before ...
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Please guide me on create a sending report site workflow

I am new to Sharepoint designer 2013. What I am trying to do is: there is a list "report items" with a Yes/No column "Report sent" create a workflow and trigger bi-weekly to check "report items" ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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Error when trying to view Previous Version of a File in SharePoint

Whenever I try and access a file's version history in SharePoint Designer (2013 in this case), I get the following error: Versions cannot be accessed at this time server is busy This is a ...
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SP Designer modified content deployment to the production server

I have a question here on deployment to production server. Definitely this is not related to content deployment path/job to the production server. In our development set up we will create all web ...
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Sharepoint Site with Excel Sheet Template for Users to create New Sheets

I am tasked in work with creating a share-point site. Here are my requirements: The main page must allow the user to create a new "File". The file must be an excel sheet template that i will style ...
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How to add web part in page layout?

Ok I created my first master page and now I am working on page layout. I created a new "Publishing Content Type" page layout in SharePoint Designer whose content type was "Page". In that page I want ...
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do Calculated columns work on an infopath form based list?

i have a list that is controlled by an infopath form and i am trying to add a calculated column to the list (because a value will need to change dynamically and if i use infopath to do the ...
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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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Workflow - send email on single field change?

My question is similar to this post. I just want my workflow to send an email when the "project lead" field changes. I currently have a workflow that fires once when the item is created, simply ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp ...
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“The workflow could not update the item…” intermittent error involving Lookup Column in Designer WF

We have a custom list used to create items for tracking a process (Procedures). Another custom list (steps) has items detailing the things to be done in each phase. So the first item in the Steps list ...
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How do I save a Document Library inside a sub folder?

This may seem like a very simple question, but I want to organize the Site Content by putting in some folders for the Document Libraries. Does anyone know how I can move document libraries within ...
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How can create a view to filter the a list based on the current login user

How to create a view based on the current user is in a Person or Group field , this Person or Group field can contain multiple user but not SharePoint Group ,I try to use the contains to filter the ...
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SPD 2010: Can fields be hidden by Conditional Formatting on NewForm?

I use content types to dynamically change which fields (columns) are initially displayed on the newform page. I am trying to have the fields change as the user is filling out the form. I was trying to ...
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'Publish' missing in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I try to publish a new master page in SharePoint Designer 2010, the publish options are missing. Also, I can't do anything from the Master Page gallery within SharePoint as the needed options ...
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sharepoint designing question

I am in a middle of designing my company's portal. I am inspired by the following portal link. https://www.telecombusinesshub.co.nz/Pages/Home.aspx What I want is that the index page (main page) will ...
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Secondary workflow on task list not working

I am using the URL http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-designer-help/create-a-secondary-workflow-HA010237656.aspx I have a Primary Workflow on a Document library, that works just fine... the ...