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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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Open SharePoint Online web with SharePoint Designer gives server error saying it has an old version?

On my Office 365/SharePoint Online tenant, I’m trying to create a Workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013. This has worked before, but today I get a strange error: Server error: The version of ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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10,000 Activities - SharePoint 2013 Workflow (SPD)

I have a site workflow terminating automatically, after a short run time, with the error message: The workflow instance exceeded the throttle of 10000 activities executed in a row and could not ...
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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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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 setup workflow that would run only when a certain field is changed to particular value only

I am trying to setup a workflow for a datasheet list that would send an email when a field in an item is changed to particular value and only once – not when you change any of the other fields. This ...
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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 make a field appear only when a selection from a drop down list is selected?

I want to make an entry field appear only when a certain selection from the previous drop down list is selected. For example, I want the user to select from (laptops, desktops and scanners). I ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow task gets canceled

I have installed and configured sSharePoint 2013 workflow manager according to the instructions on msdn. When i create a simple workflow in SharePOint designer, just one task, the task gets canceled ...
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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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How to change active directory password using Code?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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Create a list item when item is created in another list

Basically i want to add items to 1 list based on columns from another list. so for example say i have 2 list, List 1 and List 2. List 1 has 5 colunms; Name, Age, id , Location, Manager. List 2 ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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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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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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How to track who have removed permissions of others in Sharepoint

In share-point permission settings(both in Document and Library level) is it possible to track who have removed the permissions of others.
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SharePoint 2013 Http Web Service Action

I have created a basic SharePoint 2013 workflow with the intent to call the Rest API to retrieve the users from a SharePoint Group. To do this I am attempting to use the HTTP Web Service action ...
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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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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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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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SharePoint 2013 hiding ribbon control

I have a requirement to hide the ribbon control from edit.aspx of a list. The control is the code i used in designer is $(&#39;#Ribbon\\.EditingTools\\.CPInsert\\.Media&#39;).hide(); asa ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Send Email at specified time?

I have a workflow that sends out email reminders for items that have a specified due date. If the items are due 30 days out it sends a reminder every Monday. If they're 7 days out or under it sends ...
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How can I validate against all special characters in the attachments file name?

By default SharePoint does not allow the following special characters to be present in attachment file names ~, #, %, & , *, {, }, \, :, <, >, ?, /, |, “ How can I validate that any ...
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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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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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Version comments in Workflow comments

When someone checks in a document which then publishes a major version. Is there any way to get the comments of the last document version and insert them into the workflow comments?
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Review and approval workflow for list

I'm making an workflow with two steps on reviewing. Fist step after a list item is included. The reviewer will verify the item and choose to accept or reject. If he rejects, the item is rejected ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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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?
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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 ...