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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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custom SPD workflow not working after server restart -'Failed on Start (retrying) '

MOSS 2007 WSS 3.0 Have an Infopath form library with custom SPD workflow which worked beautifully until the server was restarted.I can create basic workflows against this form library that will send ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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SharePoint List Workflow

I have two different lists with different items! let's call them for List A and List B I want to create a worflow that can do the following rows when I change something in the list so must the flea ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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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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Set choice field values in initiation form using workflow variables SPD2010?

I am creating a SPD 2010 workflow which will be manually started and collect a value from the user. The value in question needs to use a choice field during initiation form. These value to allow the ...
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can hide a list or library in Sharepoint Designer from the browser, but it is also getting hidden from the Designer. How can I unhide a hidden list or library? It is not consistent which of them ...
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Sharepoint Designer SPList option “Hide from browser” in code?

When I hide the list using list.Hidden = true; It's hidden from the Quick Launch and it's also hidden from the Sharepoint Designer. I'm rather interested in a useful feature for lists in ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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Is it possible to pre configure a summary link webpart in a custom page layout with several links?

I created a custom page layout with SharePoint Designer for use as a new default or welcome page in a publishing site. The page layout should contain a summary link web part that is pre configured ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Remove the hyperlink from a lookup column in a list view

I've searched the web and found a solution.... IF I WAS USING 2010 or 2007. I have cascading selections referencing two different lists that hold the dependencies as lookup columns. My cascading ...
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Validating a set of dates in Microsoft Sharepoint

I am trying to validate dates in a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub. I, then, want that [Date of ...
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Validations not working in Sharepoint 2010 at all, Both list and column validation will not affect my request form? [duplicate]

I have a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub and I need to validate two dates within a form I have [Date of ...
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Validating dates on a form in Sharepoint and validation will not work at all anywhere, what can I do? [duplicate]

I am trying to validate dates in a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub. I, then, want that [Date of Request] ...
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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Not getting [Object File] from a File Input HTML Control using JQuery in WebPart Custom Page

I am Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I have a file input control and a button as below: <input type="file" name="Resume" id="upload"></input> <input type="button" id="btnSave" ...
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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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Pages being deleted when making a change

I have been working in SharePoint for a few months editing in both SharePoint itself and using SharePoint Designer 2010. Today Sharepoint would no longer allow me to edit my website and was deleting ...
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Setting up approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007

I am trying to setup Approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007: User creates a new list item Should trigger an email and assign the task to manager Manager reviews the item an clicks on ...
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How to remove/adjust Title in the Home.aspx with SharePoint 2010

I am looking for a way to modify the title in my Home page (/SiteAssets/Home.aspx) as removing a "New" word with SharePoint 2010. I have edited in the v4.master page. However, it did not affect to my ...
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Cannot save document properties with workflow enabled

I have created a simple workflow (through SharePoint designer 2013) on a document library. This workflow has one step, to email the users in a group when a new document is uploaded. The email ...
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Download Button in Picture Library Thumbnail Mouse over Content [duplicate]

To download a picture from the picture library my client needs to select an image, click the 3 dots, again click the 3 dots and then click on Download a Copy. This seems to be a tedious process for ...
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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SPDesigner - This page cannot be edited in SharePoint Designer

What are the reasons that I can't edit a page in SharePoint Designer? I am using a publishing page with a blank web part page layout.
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Need to change the value of a drop down choice box

I have a list in sharepoint. One column is a choice box for pending, approved, denied. I need to create a method to approve all on the click of a button. I cant figure out how because it doesnt ...
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Order By clause is ignored

I've created an external content type using SharePoint designer with all 5 operations. Then, I figured it orders by the element ID. I've exported the BDCM file, opened it with Notepad, and modified to ...
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Simple way for user to refine and search for documents within site

I am in the midst of organizing the documents stored on my company's SharePoint site. All I want is a way for the user to search for data by narrowing their search down to spedific fields. For example ...
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sharepoint designer - collect data from task - date and time

I'm using sharePoint designer 2010, I have creted workflow. I used the task "Collect Data From User", and I defined field as "date and time" type. the user filling the task field and I can see the ...
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Focus on Browse tab in ribbon [duplicate]

Whenever we click on new item in sharepoint custom list, it opens Newform.aspx. If you check ribbon at this stage focus will be on "Edit" tab. How do we change focus to "Browse" tab after page load ...
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Dynamic XPath Filter?

I'm working on a project that requires a dynamic filter. I have a recursive template that builds the filter structure. Here's the code in that template. <xsl:choose> ...
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After migrating the Infopath designer form from sharepoint 2010 to 2013 version, people lookup icon is not working

In my application, a form which is designed in sharepoint 2010 is been migrated to 2013 version, but unable to click and check the people or group icon and select the list for the same. The same ...
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Sharepoint lookup field column customization migrated from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013

When my sharepoint application is migrated from 2010 version to 2013, the lookup field list data, it comes with id;# appended while displaying the contents in 2013 .. The same field shows only the ...
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Causing infinite loop for SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow using SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to setup an approval workflow for new and edited items in Document Library. I created an approval workflow that is set to start when a new item is created and when an item is edited. The ...
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Can I output a date in French from an XSL file?

In my XSL file, I set my date like this: <xsl:value-of select="ddwrt:FormatDate(@Date, 2057, 3)" /> This gives me an English date like 07 April 2015. Can I get this date in French?
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The workflow could not create the list item?

I would be grateful for any help/pointers I am getting “The workflow could not create the list item. Make sure the list exists and the user has permissions to add items to the list.” My scenario ...
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External Content Type - Cannot connect to SQL server with user's identity

I'm trying to get some data from external content type from SQL server by using my windows identity, but when I add a new connection in SPD, and choose user's identity to connect, a error message pop ...
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Why is my SPD 2010 workflow running twice?

I've got a support case for a client, and they have a super simple workflow on a list. It simply sends an email to a user from a person field, whenever an item is added to the list. The client ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow loops

I have a question about SharePoint Designer Loops. If I create a Today variable using a workflow variable will the Today variable update inside the loop or will it remain the same date that the ...
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 hover over a button

I have an .png file in a content editor web part on a SharePoint 2010 site collection. The .png image has four buttons on it. I need to be able to cut out these buttons (like using hotspots). Then ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Add Discussion Board in PageLayout

How can i add Discussion board on all pages of my sharepoint website using Page Layout? Is it possible without using SharePoint designer? I am trying to add the discussion board in the page layout ...
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Download Option on hover over in Picture Library

To download a picture from the picture library my client needs to select an image, click the 3 dots, again click the 3 dots and then click on Download a Copy. This seems to be a tedious process for ...
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Sort Note Board notes in ascending order

Note Board web part automatically sorts the notes in descending order (i.e. newest first, at the top). How could I change the order to be ascending so that the comments would be sorted in a order ...
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SharePoint:DateTimeControl DatePickerImage javascript

I need to get DatePickerImage control of SharePoint:DateTimeControl. I tried : document.getElementById('<%=DateDebut.Controls[0].ClientID %>') ...
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Create generic task, not an approval one with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

I cannot figure out how to create a generic workflow task with SharePoint Designer 2013. I selected the action "Start a task process" and I tried executing my workflow but it creates only an approval ...
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List in Sharepoint Preview Pane View, how do i get the item to be filled with the 1st item by default?

The Sharepoint Preview pane works ok, and will fill the information in when I hover over the first item on the left. But I want the first item information to be filled in when I load the page, can ...
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Setting the default master page back to the original oslo in SPO 2013?

We were trying to test a custom master page using only the file system and settings>Master page on a SharePoint Online 2013 site. Our site is now blank and I can no longer get to Settings. Using SPD ...