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Sending email from workflow concatinated with task id

I have a custom web part that approves a task. I want to send an email from the workflow that includes the link of the web part and task id. So that the moment I click that link the web part will be ...
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Sharing a library between two sites, without designer?

Does anyone know how to create a Web Part to show a specific View of a Library from another SharePoint site? I am not allowed to download Designer but need to show another Site's Library! They have a ...
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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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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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Using HTML codes in Quick Parts

Is there any way to display the HTML codes as text in Quick Parts. I need to include table from the data in extract from SharePoint using Quick Parts. So, I need to display it as text in Word. Thanks ...
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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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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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SPDesigner - This page cannot be edited in SharePoint Designer

Is there any reason why I can't edit a page in SharePoint Designer. I am using publishing page with blank web part page layout. Please suggest. Thanks
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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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Xsl Date Difference Calculation

I have a requirement to calculate the difference between the current day and due day . I used the below formula and i was able to get the date difference . <xsl:value-of ...
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Firing an old workflow, but it's really just an old version in a Library

I have an interesting problem. At first I thought a deleted workflow was being triggered. It turns out an old version in a different library is being triggered. I created a 2013 workflow to trigger a ...
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Web Part error: One of the properties of the Web Part has an incorrect format

I get the following error: One of the properties of the Web Part has an incorrect format. Windows SharePoint Services cannot deserialize the Web Part. Check the format of the properties and try ...
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Hiding the navigation on a modal pop-up box on SharePoint 2013 Enterprise

Is there a way to prevent the navigation from appearing twice on the page with modal pop-up boxes as seen in the image below? I'm aware you can change the css to display none but I would only want ...
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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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Change how list web part is displayed

We have some executives who need to have a list setup exactly the way they want it and I have not been able to find anyway to do this after multiple days of searching. Is it possible to make a ...
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Why is my custom workflow not being shown in the associated list (SharePoint 2013)?

I am a bit new to SharePoint Designer and am having some trouble with custom workflows. I am tasked with migrating some SharePoint 2010 lists to a new SharePoint 2013 site. Due to complex workflows, ...
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How to connect multiple external tables into one SharePoint list to perform CRUD operations

I am working with SharePoint 2013 and I have a requirement where I have to perform CRUD operations on multiple external tables (SQL Server) with SharePoint in one List and vice versa. I am able to ...
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Add Folder after List Item Creation - Set Default Value in Workflow

I am brand new to the more advanced side of Sharepoint. This being primarily done in the Online / Office365 version of it, I am planning an architecture that uses default column values within my ...
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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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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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how to send approve variable in Sharepoint Designer WF

I have a requirement where i send an email using SharePoint Designer to a person and when he clicks on the link on the email in outlook it has to approve the task without opening SharePoint site. To ...
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Adding Item Level Permissions to InfoPath 2010 Document on SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2010 form/document with a person picker field. Because InfoPath people picker fields cannot be properly promoted to user columns in SharePoint, when the document is saved to the ...
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How to export the Site and import the another server in Sharepoint 2013

is there possible to export the site or Team site in one server and import that site or teamsite in another server. I have used sharepoint 2013 and sharepoint designer 2013.
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Buttons with drop down menu

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I would like to know if it is possible on a publishing site to insert buttons with drop down menus? For example the "menu" on the left and once you hover the mouse ...
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Workflow could not update the item - Unknown Error

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 with a List workflow and I'm receiving the following error. Description: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item ...
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Prevent overlapping events in Sharepoint calendar list

I have created one calendar list for a meeting room in SharePoint 2013. How can I warn the user for double booking and overlapping events without using C# code?
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Open in explorer not working, Internet Explorer 11

I have downloaded the hotfix, but it is still not working. how do I know if I am opening the correct IE? I need to be able to open in explorer view and have searched many different ways on the net ...
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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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Could we update Sharepoint Custom list with outlook email

I have a requirement which has to be done using oob or using sharepoint 2013 designer. I send an email to a person using OOB WF or Sharepoint 2013 designer when a new item is added to a custom list. ...
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SharePoint OnPremise 2013. Workflow on item change infinite loop question

I am worried that I will create an infinite loop. Please let me know if this does. I have workflow 1 that triggers automatically when a new item is added to library A.(this item is added by ...
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Editing Appearance of Lookup Field in SP Workflow Email

I have a workflow that sends an email when a new item is added to a list. The email includes the creator of the new item, which uses a lookup value. CurrentItem-CreatedBy-String = [%Current ...
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Custom query send email notification

I have a custom query "issue" in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to find how I can add notification on it. So that each time I add data in it, it will send an email to some users
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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SP2013: Attach a workflow to a custom list

I'm starting to work quite a bit more on Sharepoint - and using a lot of custom workflows. Many of them are the same just on different sites. Is it in any way possible to export a workflow and attach ...
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Function call in selection event

I want to call the following function in a selection event function name calcDay(). var p = getList("Compulsory Leave"); When i put it inside the selection event function it generated error : p is ...
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Unable to edit List column which is updated by SharePoint Designer workflow

In SharePoint List I'm updating the column using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013. For Example if I enter 40 no manually in second item then SPD 2013 will deduct from 100 an update 60 in first row ...
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Automatically Import Excel Data to SharePoint List

This question has been asked before but I haven't found an answer that works for me and my limitations. I have an excel spreadsheet that is currently being used to input data with 20+ records each ...
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Group by more than 2 columns in SharePoint 2013?

I want to group by more than 2 columns in SharePoint 2013.In OOTB we can do only 2 columns group by only,can any one help on this how i can achieve this functionality. Please help on this,it is very ...
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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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I want a literal 'Read/view Only' library - no save, download or print functionality

I have a number of documents that I want to be literally 'Read Only' in a Library (ideally view in the browser). This means that I want to disable the 'Save As', download and print functionality to ...
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How to download contents of folder from SP Designer 2013

In the All Files section of SP Designer 2013 I have a folder named Apps that has all of my front-end stuff (JS/HTML/CSS). What is the simplest way to download / copy the contents of that folder to my ...
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Selected Menu Item - Oslo MasterPage

I'm using SharePoint 2013, with the Oslo masterpage, and I've disabled the default navigations and create my own menu in the master page. The issue is that the menu doesn't show what page you are on. ...
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How to read json output in SharePoint designer workflow?

I am getting response in following JSON format Affected_x0020_Program: { results: [2] 0: { __metadata: { id: "c6eb23d2-b6de-4f4b-a72c-052983faf36a" type: "SP.Data.ProgramsListItem" }- ...
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Copy fields from one list to another using SharePoint Designer 2013

Can I copy a particular field items of one SharePoint list to another using SharePoint Designer? In my case both the lists have different fields but some fields in common. I want to copy the common ...
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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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Validate custom form using sharepoint designer 2010

I'm creating a form using sharepoint designer 2010, by inserting New Items forms, and editing as necessary the design. Previously I was using asp:TextBox and validating through ...
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Code editor (IDE) for CSOM developement - Sharepoint

I am searching for a code editor with which I can connect to SharePoint library, like I can open a complete library in the editor, edit, save changes, which will be reflected in the library. ...
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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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How to create new External Content Type on SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to create a new External Content Type on Sharepint Designer , but where I try to insert the web services wisdom into the "New Connection -> WCF Connection " I get the following error: ...
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How to add a New Item form to a page in SharePoint Online?

I am using SharePoint Online which looks to be version 2013. I want a New Item form on my home page. I have tried SharePoint Designer 2013. I tried making a new page and it complains that "this page ...