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SPO CacheFull and CacheRead

In my workflow I create a task and when I go add a user I see in options _SPOCacheFull and _SPOCacheRead. I wonder what they are for... someone know?
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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Datetime update is one day off

I'm updating a list with a date field (just the date) using the ECMASCRIPT object model but when the date is inserted is one day off from the introduced date, It's literally making me pull my hair off ...
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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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SharePoint Designer Workflow actions - how to get substring from start of variable until character “|”

Any way to get the susbstring from the start of the string until a specific character in a SharePoint designer workflow action? I cannot use "Extract Substring from Start of String" because there ...
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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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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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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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How to display more than 3 views in document library?

I have 4 views "All Documents" "Agreements" "Permits" "Deeds" I want to display all 4 of them above my document library but only 3 get displayed and the fourth gets placed in the "..." section. I ...
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Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list

Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list. For Example: We have a column as ID - number, Name - Single line text box, Status - Approve as button so that user will click ...
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Did my workflow run on item changed or item creation?

Is there any way of identifying if my SPD (2010) workflow was initiated by item creation or by item modification? I don't want to split the workflow into two as 99% of the workflows would be ...
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How to build a CAML query with where clause

I have this CAML below and i'm tring to do something like this. Where username ='username' and id = 'id' <Query> <Where> <And> <Eq> ...
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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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Where is the _layouts directory on the server?

I'm editing a file using SharePoint Designer. Where is the folder url("/_layouts/images/) stored on the server?
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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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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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Hide fields on sharepoint custom list form, No code

I have created a custom list with 3 below columns. Name(Single line of text) Approved(Radio Yes/No) Comments(Multiple line of text) I have changed the default forms and on Create new item form, i ...
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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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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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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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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 ?
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“some properties in this Web Part are not available because they are configured to have fixed values”

i am working on a team site collection, and i added a Content Query web part. then i did the following:- I export the content query web part. I edit the exported web part inside SP designer . Then I ...
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move items from one list to another list using sharepoint designer 2010

Can we move list items from list A to list B using designer 2010. I can see option to copy item but not move. I do not want to copy items. eg. List A has 1000 iems. There is a status field.Now all ...
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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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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Always Firing

I have a very simple SharePoint Designer workflow on a SharePoint list. All it does is fire when a new item is created, copying one column value into another. The workflow generally does exactly what ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 workflow to send a reminder

I have created a document library (but it could also be a list, not a problem) and in this library I have a column"End date" and a column "Owner" which the user needs to fill in. Now I want that ...
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Difference between Publishing Master Page and Standard Master Page

In SharePoint Designer, you can create a new Master Page or a new Publishing Master Page from Content Type. So what is the difference between a Master Page with a Content type of "Publishing Master ...
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FieldName for Field Controls added to a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010

In SharePoint Designer 2010, when I drag a field from the toolbox onto a page layout the generated field control uses the field ID for the FieldName attribute. <PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField ...
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Style list header for numeric column

I am using the following css to style the headers of a list: .ms-vh, .ms-vh2-nofilter, .ms-vh2-nograd, .ms-vh2, .ms-vb{ text-align:left; color:red; } This seems to work for every ...
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How to resize webpart content (Excel sheet) without scrollbars in SharePoint 2013?

I have a business data-excel web access web part. I need help for below issue. How to resize webpart content (Excel sheet) without scrollbars in SharePoint 2013? Please assist.
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How can I run SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 on the same machine?

After installing SharePoint Designer 2013 and MS Office 2013 on my Win7 64-bit laptop, SharePoint Designer 2010 crashes every time I try to open a site. Can SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 coexist?
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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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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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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SharePoint Designer Menu for Filtering Joined Views

In SharePoint Designer, is there an easy interface for filtering joined views (either parent or child)? Currently I go to code view to type the filters directly in xslt. There must be an easier way!
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How to remove autogenerated columns created by designer worflow?

I create reusable worflow in SharePoint designer, Everytime I modify the workflow and attach it to the library a new column for the workflow is being created. They are not even shown in library ...
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Freezing Dashboard Grid Column headers and rows on the grid reports

Does anyone know how to make the grid reports you create with the 2010 dashboard designer freeze column and row headers?
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SharePoint 2010 - Strange errors starting this morning

A few hours ago, one of the site owners sent me an email saying that they "couldn't click on anything". Upon more inspection, it turns out that they do not have access to the ribbon bar, cannot click ...
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Content Type dropdown in a custom list edit form

I have two content types created A and B. I have a list definition where I placed those content types. Using SPD 2010, I created a custom list edit form and as you know, SPD 2010 will ask you to bind ...
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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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OWSTIMER takes up to 95% of RAM Memory - Server goes slow

I am running sharepoint server 2010 with 8GB RAM. I have a SP Designer Workflow running on my portal. The server used to respond but now when users try to hit the URL they get an error message. I ...
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Rest API for breakroleinheritance gives UnAuthorized Error

I've created workflow for breaking inheritance rule of list item. I am using breakroleinheritance command to break the role using Rest API call by workflow. After breaking the rule, I am assigning new ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Scan Documents from Scanner and store directly into Sharepoint Library

I've been asked to create a button called "Scan". When this button is clicked, it will start scanning the file in the Scanner machine and then storing the file in the library. However, I've searched ...
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Custom List form loading error “Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow”

I have a custom list with around 250+ columns. I have customized the new, edit and display forms of the list. I used more xsl templates to display all the columns in DataFormWebPart. But after some ...