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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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Creating new column in workflow task list in sharepoint designer 2013

I have created a Document Library as 'Sample1' and it has 2 fields as Form Title,Date.I am getting user data for Form Title and Date.And I have created a workflow for 'Sample1' in SharePoint designer ...
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SPD 2010 workflow email based on value

I have a list that tracks the number of devices based on status by using a lookup "count" column. To this end, I know how many units I have left in inventory by the number of units with the ...
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Workflow only triggered on manual execution even though it's set to trigger on creation

My workflow on sharepoint doesn't execute when a new item is created in the associated list. The workflow uses a list item which contains a number and copies that into a reference number field on ...
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Designer 2010 Workflow does not overwrite old version when published

Whenever I publish a workflow from the Designer, the workflow will create a new workflow instead of updating the old one. For example: Workflow A is published as a list workflow and can be manually ...
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SharePoint 2013- Using CSS to fix padding and margins after hiding Title, Logo, and Search box

I have used CSS to hide the Title, Logo, and Search box for the site. I would like to remove the padding so that the new site title is closer to the top. I imagine that I would need to go into SP ...
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Workflow becomes completed without doing its action

Here's the scenario that that I need to do: user will upload file in the doc library. after 10 days, the file regardless if it is modified or not, will be transferred to another document library. ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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Attach file to approval workflow email

There is a working approval workflow process using SharePoint 2010, Outlook 2010 and InfoPath 2010. When the task is reassigned to an individual the user needs to attach a document to the task ...
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Adding Task Outcomes SharePoint Designer 2010

I have two sites and one of them is a sandbox site. When I create a custom workflow and add the Start Approval Process on the non-sandbox site I cannot add any Task Outcomes, but for the sandbox site ...
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SP2013: Recursively sum a calculated column

I know SharePoint 2010, but this is my first time with 2013 and XSLT. I've got a page with a DVWP that's pulling data via SOAP from another list on the site, and I'm trying to get the sum of an ...
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Update field in SharePoint 2010 list to current user

We have created a list that tracks service tickets. This ticket has a status field with "Open" and "Closed" as options and then another field called "Closed by" that's linked to people/groups. What ...
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Approval workflow with specified approver

I am quite a newbie with SharePoint Designer. I have been playing around a bit with approval workflows, but I can't seem to get it right. Can someone please help me a bit with some kind of guide of ...
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How to Export filtered Sharepoint List data into excel in 2007

I need to export only filtered data into excel from SharePoint List. When i filter and export it gives all data but I need only filtered data. Is it possible to export only filtered data in SharePoint ...
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer conditionally require a field

I'm trying to create custom form for a SharePoint 2007 document library using SharePoint Designer 2007. Is it possible to make a form field conditionally required based on the selected item from a ...
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How to Create a Edit Item Button in a web part

I was recently tasked with creating a Edit List Item Link button in a WebPart for a SharePoint List. The button will act identical to the Edit Item button on the UIRibbon, but needs placed above the ...
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2013 workflow decisions based on Managed Metadata terms

I have seen various postings on formatting GUID references to access Managed Metadata terms. How does one evaluate (IF or WAIT) the different terms of a term set in a workflow? Could someone provide a ...
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Global Navigation drop down menu subsite level

My Sub site Hierarchy is as follows: HOME Subsites Subsite 1 Subsite 1a Subsite 1b Subsite 2 Subsite 2a Subsite 2b The Global ...
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Share Point 2013 My Site Global Navigation

I have branded Newsfeed and My Sites in Share Point 2013. But the only thing that is missing is the Global Navigation on the My Sites and Newsfeed site. I have looked at site settings > Navigation ...
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Unable to see Sort options for some columns among list of columns of a List

I want the Sort option to be enabled for all the columns in a list. But i cannot see the ribbon(which gives sort ascending/descending option) beside some columns. Any idea why this is happening? ...
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How do I have a workflow update/set a field in the current list?

The situation is as follows: I have a library of documents. Each document has a metadata column representing the status of this document with possible choices derived from a look-up column in ...
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Refresh sharepoint parent modal dialog on closing child popup

I have a button in a modal popup, on clicking that button another modal popup opens on top of that. Now I want to refresh the containing page of parent modal dialog on closing child popup. my code ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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Refused to execute script from jquery-1.7.2.min.js because MIME type('text/html') is not executable

I am using jquery-1.7.2.min.js as my jQuery library. This is a file that I have saved in my Style Library and I am referencing it in my master page. For some users it is failing and the error they ...
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Adding javascript to a new form in a form Library

How do i add javascript to the form library new form, since i published infopath form as default form page. I am using sharepoint 2013 and infopath 2013 to customize the form. Is there any way to ...
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How to duplicate a list view with Sharepoint Designer 2010?

I need to create a bunch of complex but similar views in SharePoint Designer. I did not find a way to copy a view or create a view based on an existing one like it is possible in the web interface. ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...
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Site home page completely messed up?

I was trying to add dropdown for top menu bar in sharepoint 2013 site. Open site in SPD 2013 and followed instructions as said in below url. ...
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Help with SPCascadeDropdowns cascading lookup column

I have this jquery added to my editform.aspx in SharePoint. I want the childcolumn to also have unique values, although it may contain duplicates example below. Example. When I select mycountry, I ...
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How to Copy List item to Another list using sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

I have used this workflow action in past with designer 2007, 2010, but 2013 sharepoint designer has Copy List Item workflow action missing. i am building a workflow in 2013 deisnger, now i want to ...
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Enabling Features through all the sites in My sites via powershell

Get-SPWebApplication "mysiteurl" | Get-SPSite -Limit All | Get-SPWeb -Limit ALL | % {Enable-SPFeature "Some_Feature_Id"} -Url $_.Url I am trying to use the above Power Shell script to activate Site ...
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Blank lines getting added to my master page?

I am using SPD 2013 to edit a custom master page for Sharepoint 2013. I have a publishing site setup in a dev environment for my testing. Everytime I edit and save my master file, it adds literally ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 crashes when I publish a workflow with a approval process action

From a few days I can no longer publish with the SharePoint Designer old and new Workflows that contain a simple approval process Action, like this -> Start Approval (7) process on Current ...
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How to change site master Page on one farm for a site that runs on two Farms?

is it possible to change a custom master page for a site on one SharePoint Farm without altering the same site that is running on another farm.The site is the same and uses the same content database ...
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SPD Workflows and RegEx

Is it possible to use a regular expression in an SPD workflow? I am trying to use the for-each hack to take a list of semicolon delimited values and create a new form for each of them, but I can't ...
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Master pages selection without SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a new default master page in SPD or edit the default one? I dont want to enable SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure as it results in problems with templates. The idea is to ...
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Create list item for each user in an AD group

I have a custom list that I would like to populate with items based off of an AD Group, which is a list of students. One of our teachers wants a running markbook his department to use, but I am not ...
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Default Document doesn't redirect

My website's default document doesn't work. I added default page on webconfig but my site doesn't redirect this page. It's going another site page. I tried to restart IIS and change new default ...
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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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PowerShell script to upload custom list form created using SharePoint designer (EditForm, DisplayForm)

I would like to upload and associate customized version of Editform.aspx and displayform.aspx using SharePoint designer to one of my Custom List in production and make them default. I have tried using ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow fail to run after pause

Situation: A Custom List and a approval workflow designed by SharePoint Designer 2010 The approval workflow will pause 5 mins when the item created , after pause, will start the approval process. ...
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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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SharePoint sensitive files and permissions

I am trying to setup permissions on some of my sensitive files in order to make them secure in the SharePoint environment and also just want those files view by specific people at my work. Is a good ...
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Unable to get property 'showmodaldialog' of undefined or null reference

I got "unable to get property 'showmodaldialog' of undefined or null reference" error when I try to open the list displayform in SharePoint 2013 modal dialog. This is my script code: <script ...
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Add Sharepoint codes/tags in html master page

SP newbie here. Just wanna ask if I can add Sharepoint tags in the HTML master page (.html file). I am quite confused on where should I put my codes. Most articles I found on the web say I should ...
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Using page title in Sharepoint 2013 content search webpart query

I'm creating a page layout using Sharepoint Designer 2013. I'm adding content search webparts into the page layout and would like to add a page title to the query in the content search web part. Can ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow replaces special characters from Rich Text Field with garbage

We are trying to build a very simple workflow so blog post users can email their posts to specific users/groups. The workflow should be pretty simple, just grabbing the body from the list item and ...
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Dropdown menu with XML data source gives web part error

I am using SharePoint designer to build a page with a data view web part that displays the contents of a 6,000 record XML file that is structured like the example below with each "Details" element ...
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Can you get information for a data view web part to show presence bubble using SOAP connection?

I am trying to set up a data view web part to show information from a list on a different site collection in the same web application. The information I need to get includes people with their presence ...