SharePoint Designer is a specialized HTML editor and web design freeware for creating or modifying Microsoft SharePoint sites and web pages.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
700 views

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?
4
votes
6answers
3k views

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}" ...
4
votes
2answers
853 views

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, ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

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" ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
287 views

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. ...
4
votes
2answers
917 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
122 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
170 views

Is it possible to Fire event when Content type added in Shared Documents in sharepoint 2010?

How to fire event when any content type added in shared document library ? How to handle this event ?
4
votes
3answers
4k views

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
4
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
71 views

5 Dashboards 1 list. Need each dashboard edit view to show different list fields

I don't have access to the original source code. I can use infopath 2010, sharepoint designer 2010 and access to use CEWPs. I have 5 Dashboards connected to 1 list. This is just one# Each ...
4
votes
1answer
117 views

Sharepoint Workflows and Managed Term Sets

Platform: Sharepoint 2010 with Sharepoint Designer 2010 Are there any explanations out there on how to create a workflow with an email template that is sent to certain people based on a taxonomy term ...
4
votes
1answer
755 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
79 views

sharepoint e-mail subscription customize description

I would like to replace the email addresses in the description column in the subscription list with a customized description. I would like to see the company name the subscription is for. It would ...
4
votes
1answer
731 views

How I can block to change view in list SharePoint Foundation

How I can block change view in ShrePoint list?Even when I add user Read Only permission to some list, person be able to change view in this list. I want to block change view but I don't know how. I ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

SPD Workflow “Start workflow when an item is created” when adding multiple items to list at once?

I have a custom site workflow with some logic that copies items to a custom list with Title and Email. On this list I have a SPD workflow with one OOTB activity - send email to Email when an item is ...
4
votes
2answers
653 views

Having error when using jquery.corner.js with jquery-1.6.2.min.js

I'm trying to use jquery corner to get curvy quicklaunch in my sharepoint 2010. But i geting eeor "object doesn't support this property or method. Any ideas if this version are compatible. Thanks in ...
4
votes
1answer
199 views

Sharepoint Site Missing after failed patch

I attempted to apply update KB2553018 to Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 (via Windows Update) running on 2008 Server (32bit). The updated failed with Event ID 20 in the System event log: ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
906 views

SP2010 Designer - Cannot access design view when opening a Web Part Page

I'm not sure what settings we changed, but I can no longer view a Web Part Page in the SP Designer "Design" window/view. I receive the same warning statements if I create a new Web Part Page (but ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

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?
4
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
177 views

Using Sharepoint as a development tool?

We have been using .NET for business applications (high availability, many concurrent users) and some people here are suggesting most of these applications could be developed with Sharepoint 2010. ...
3
votes
6answers
7k views

List 'add new item' link at top of list

The 'add new item' link which is always located at the end of the list. Is there a way that we can add a similar link at the top of the list?
3
votes
2answers
717 views

Evaluating dates in a DVWP

I'm trying to evaluate 2 dates in my DVWP, @StartDate (date and time field) and ddwrt:Today(). My expression looks like this: <xsl:when> <xsl:choose> <xsl:when ...
3
votes
2answers
573 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
741 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

Filtering a list with date ranges - xslt / advanced expressions on list filters possible?

I've got a Sharepoint 2010 list that I'd like to filter with date-ranges. I'm doing something like if END_DATE > [NOW - 1Week] and END_DATE < [NOW + 1Week] or PLAN_END > [NOW -1Week] and ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

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?
3
votes
2answers
151 views

I'm looking for help on creating a help site within SharePoint 2010

I've used SharePoint for all of 23 seconds. I kind of got thrown into it. I'll describe what I have and need and I'm hoping one (or more) of you will know how to point me in the right direction. ...
3
votes
3answers
6k views

copy a step from workflow in sharepoint designer 2010

I'm using SharePoint 2010, I have created workflow. I want to copy one step from the workflow and paste it to some other place inside the workflow. I wnat to copy one step from the workflow and ...
3
votes
6answers
12k views

Unable to edit site in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I am trying to edit a SharePoint 2010 site (clicking ribbon - Site Actions -> Edit Site in SharePoint Designer), it load SharePoint Designer 2010 application and gives me the following error: ...
3
votes
1answer
109 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
42 views

Document Upload

Here is what I am trying to do. I have a document library with a column called Manager. When a user uploads a document a workflow kicks off which then fills in the Manager column. This works fine. My ...
3
votes
2answers
69 views

Determine if a SharePoint 2010 Site Has Any Custom Solutions

I am attempting to make a copy of a SharePoint 2010 web application and I can get it to the point where I have imported the content from the source site. At this point I hit the login page and that ...
3
votes
8answers
8k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Unescape HTML from list column

I've got a multiline column in a list that contains HTML. When trying to use the field in SharePoint Designer 2010, it shows it as raw HTML, instead of rendering it. So using this syntax: ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Difference between nintex workflow and basic sharepoint workflow [closed]

Please guide me on the difference between the workflow created using nintex and basic sharepoint workflow that is created using sharepoint designer or code.
3
votes
1answer
381 views

how to show top navigation bar after selecting the list?

I am using SharePoint 2010. When I select List then the site navigation menu is lost i need that menu remain same after selecting the list and also need the list Tool bar as it is. I want to do this ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
727 views

How does IfHasRights work(is it based on site or list)?

So my sceario is this. I have a subsite and in this subsite i have a custom webpart that displays that from a blog under this subsite via web services. The user doesn't has no permission to the blog ...