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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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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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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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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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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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Remove E-mail headers from Announcements List SharePoint 2010

The following picture is an e-mail sent by SharePoint announcement, I didn't set this up, but I am trying to remove the "E-mail Headers" section from being sent in the e-mail. Looking online it ...
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How to show a file extension within a document library view

I'm working on a Custom webpart and would like to show icons for the extensions. This is on a Sharepoint Designer 2010. Also if i have extensions like .wav how can i show or add a custome icon. Thanks ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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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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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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How to change active directory password from webpart?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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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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SP2010: How to start a workflow which is not related to a document or list item?

I'm trying to build a "list" which is comprised of a bunch of workflows. Example workflows would be: Travel, Reimbursement, Software Request. I would like to list these workflows and allow a user to ...
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Color code item row based on column value in SharePoint Foundation 2013

I have a custom list which contains a field called Status. In the AllItems view, I would like to color code each line item based on the value of Status. Is this possible to do withing SharePoint ...
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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 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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Connecting Web Parts across pages in SharePoint Designer

I am trying to connect some web parts across different pages (in the same site) and the behavior I am seeing doesn't make sense to me. I think I am missing something in my understanding. I am using ...
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How to display a popup message after an item is saved from a custom new form

I have a custome form i built from a list using SharePoint Designer. I would like a message to popup after the user has clicked the save button. I have played arounf with presaveaction but no luck. I ...
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Why is “Edit in SharePoint Designer” opening in Notepad

I'm following this example - http://blog.henryong.com/2010/06/08/how-to-create-custom-sharepoint-2010-page-layouts-using-sharepoint-designer-2010/ I've gone to Master pages and layouts ...
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How to remove Title column in SharePoint 2013 List?

I want to remove "Title" column created by default in SharePoint 2013 List. I googled many times.But I got only solutions for SharePoint 2010 version only.Those Solution is not working for this latest ...
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Creating Items in Drop-Off Library via SPD Workflow

Today I learned you can't move items to a Drop Off Library via workflow and expect its routing rules to kick in automatically. You then have to manually "Submit" each item, even if all metadata is ...
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Change URL's address of SharePoint Online

I try to change the URL address from https://company.sharepoint.com - I using SharePoint Online (Office 365). Can Microsoft change this address? Or can I create address/record in my private domain, ...
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Prerequisite skills to learn SharePoint Designer 2010

If any ASP.NET novice developer (or any other programmer) needs to learn and explore SharePoint Designer, what prerequisite skills are required to learn and to be an expert in SharePoint Designer?
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Setting the value of the textfield in sharepoint list form 2010

I have a textfield in sharepoint list form and I want to set the value using jquery or javascript below is the tag: <asp:TextBox runat="server" id="ff47{$Pos}" text="{@Name}" ...
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master page across multiple site collections

I've got a branding feature, deployed in multiple site collections, including the master and system master pages. The goal is that if a power user does some changes to one of these master pages, ...
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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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Pass Query String Parameter to Newform

I have a DVWP that is filtered by a query string parameter. When the user clicks on "Add New Item", I would like the column that the DVWP filters on to auto fill with the same value that the DVWP ...
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Why is there space at the beginning of my SharePoint Designer Custom Emails?

Every time I setup a custom email and use the slightest bit of HTML within the email, there's a block (for lack of a better term) of dead space at the top of the email. I can't seem to get rid of it. ...
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Can workflow send e-mail to SP Groups?

I'm trying to send an email with attachment using Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from Codeplex. I've put my recipients in an SP group but when I try to email to that group I ...
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How to create a feature from aspx pages customized in SharePoint and SharePoint Designer?

I've created some Lists and Custom Views/Pages (aspx) using the web-interface from SharePoint and SharePoint Designer. What steps do I need to take to create a Feature which contains all the Lists ...
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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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Change page to use minimal.master?

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010. I edit mypage.aspx and change the first line from MasterPageFile="~masterurl/default.master" to MasterPageFile="~masterurl/minimal.master" to use a different master ...
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How to manager large user access to specific folders? (300+ users)

Okay, got a internal sharepoint setup for authenticated users (about 3000 users). This sharepoint has one group that is specifically in one region and a small group in another region overseas ...
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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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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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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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Dynamic order Numbering based on the view in sharepoint library 2010?

We are trying to do in this library, is create a column that will provide the “order” number of the listed item, per view. So in one view there may be five items that show and they need to be ...
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Inserting Multi-line text field quick part from SharePoint Crashes Word

Title pretty much sums it up. Working on a doc template for a library, have a bunch of quick parts already inserted for various columns of the content type. If I add a multi-line text field, it will ...
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How to report bugs, give suggestions and feedback on Sharepoint, SPD, Infopath?

I am continuously bumping against annoying bugs (and/or inconveniencies "by design") in Sharepoint Server 2010, its related tools and services like: Infopath Designer 2010, Microsoft Sharepoint ...
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How to hide new and Upload menu from sharepoint document library

We are using sharepoint 2007. Anyone knows how to hide or disable New and upload menu from sharepoint document library
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Why is SPD adding content to my file?

I'm using SPD to edit an HTML file that's in SharePoint (in a subfolder of SiteAssets). Later, I return to the file in SPD to find that the following content has been added to the file (where ...
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How can I provide option 'Select' in dropdown and lookup column of Sharepoint

I have a mandatory drop down column, I want a select option as the standard drop down I have a non-mandatory lookup column , which contains (None) as default value , How can that be changed to Select ...
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Collapsible regions in advance editing mode via Designer

Is there a way to enable SharePoint Designer 2010 (in advance mode), to show collapse/expand markers so that I can hide curtain sections on my .aspx pages I am not modifying?