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Checkbox uncheck in document upload form for specific library

I want to change the behavior of the document library upload form i.e. it should appear unchecked when the user uploads the document in library. I searched over the internet and found this which ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
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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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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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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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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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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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Copying a globally reusable workflow in SP Designer loses form task fields and InfoPath rules

In SP Designer, I copied a globally reusable workflow in order to make it only reusable (not global) so I can save it as a template solution .wsp to move it to another farm. The problem is that the ...
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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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How to implement Infinite scrolling to SharePoint 2010

For example: The search page in SharePoint takes me a long period of time for loading results (what if I got more than 1 million results) so I need to display only 20-30 results first and then for ...
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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How to add Some Javascript code to all the aspx pages not just on web parts?

I just want to modify some of the contents on all the SharePoint pages be it adminstration page or some site page or any other page using my script (Javascript) and AJAX code. My ultimate aim is to ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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two column layout using XSLT of People Search Core Result WebPart

I have implemented "Employee Directory" on my portal using People Search Core Result Webpart. I want to create two column layout to display the results. How can I do that.
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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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Why does SharePoint always prompt me to download SharePoint Designer when I already have it installed?

For example, if I click Edit page -> Edit in SharePoint Designer from within my SharePoint site, I'm always presented with a dialog prompting me to download Designer. I already have Designer ...
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How to add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
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Placing the search box in the header

I am working with a company that has supplied the branding I am using to create my master page. I have successfully imported and converted this with most of my content appearing in the <div ...
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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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Sharepoint site using corev4 AND custom CSS File?

I'm using a custom Masterpage which references a custom CSS File in the header like so: <Sharepoint:CssRegistration Name="CUSTOM/Custom.css" runat="server"/> My custom CSS file is simply a ...
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Sync Google Calendar with sharepoint Calendar

How to synchronize Google calender with SharePoint 2010 calender ?
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How to change the blue background image behind the SharePoint 2007 Page

I notice that by default, SharePoint 2007 page, there is a beautiful blue background image. May I know how can I change this background image via SharePoint Designer?
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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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Sharepoint Site doesn't open on Safari 8.0.2

I upgrated my software and Safari 8.0 installed with the update. My sharepoint site can open in Safari 8.0. But I upgrated Safari 8.0 to Safari 8.0.2. But my sharepoint site can't open. I searched ...
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Customize “Add New Item” form in a Sharepoint 2013 List to pull parameters from the query string

I would like to customize the add new item form in a sharepoint list to pull a query string parameter and automatically set it as one of the lookup fields in the new item. I have found a perfect ...
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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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How do i “copy” a sharepoint 2010 view into a new view preserving custom formatting?

I have a View on a list that is customized with conditional column formatting. I want to copy this and modify it. How?
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Open a modal from a link in wiki-site: Sharepoint removes javascript

so I tried to add a little horizontal menu to a wiki-site and wanted one of the links to open in a modal Dialog (a contact form). Every time I try to add it about the UI, sharepoint removes the link. ...
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showing custom presence instead of lync presence on sharepoint page

I found how SharePoint shows the lync presence on SharePoint, the magic is in the communication between IE & name.dll ActiveX control (which comes with OCS or office). This is something a hidden ...
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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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enterprise wiki customization office 365

I need to customize the enterprise wiki so that each article can have comments against it. The Enterprise wiki is basically a publishing layout page .Can I add the blog web parts to the enterprise ...
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How to use “Enforce unique values” in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

Need help to understand how to use "Enforce unique values" in SharePoint 2013 Document Library. I have done below steps but its not working. In SharePoint 2013 --> Created Document Library --> ...
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SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server 2013

I have been tasked with understanding the pro's and con's of rebuilding our SharePoint 2010 platform. This could either consist of a 2013 local install upgrade or moving to Online. There are many ...
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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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How to Disable Saturday and Sunday from SharePoint 2010 Calendar

Can any one provide solution to disable Saturday and Sunday from SharePoint 2010 Calendar. I know there are some solutions for 2007. But I am looking for SharePoint 2010. Thanks.
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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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Unable to create list form(newform,editform or displayform) in SharePoint 2010

Using SharePoint Designer, I am trying to create some dummy listforms (newform1,editform1 or displayform1) but when I create one it pops up the following error. "could not save the list changes ...
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How can I use workflow to append field values?

I have a field in called "Notes" in two separate lists. When an item is created in list 2 I have a workflow that copies the Notes over. On an update to list 2, I would like it to append the notes ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST queries filter items gives error?

I using Sharepoint 2013 I want to get list items using Sharepoint 2013 REST feature I can get all items but when i put my filter it does not works I don't know where the problem is. my code: ...
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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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How to create a list item in a separate site collection using 2013 workflows and SPD?

How can I, using sharepoint designer, create a 2013 workflow that creates list items in other site collections than the one that the workflow was initiated in? I have read that it is possible with ...
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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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workflow sends mail to individual, but not to group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010, which sends an email when a SharePoint Server 2010 announcement is added or modified. It works as expected when the email only uses my address. ...
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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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How to change active directory password from webpart?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?