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Applying a page layout to a page using SharePoint Designer 2010

Is there a way to apply a page layout to a specific page using SharePoint Designer 2010? I know how to change the page layout used using the browser GUI and I know how to create/modify a page layout ...
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Update SPLIST Help Problem?

SPWeb web = SPContext.Current.Web; SPList oList = web.Lists["MyList"]; SPListItem oListItem = oList.Items[1]; oListItem["Name"] = TextBox_Name.Text; ...
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SharePoint 2010 error while loading form

After a recent master page update I am noticing that some pages which usually have embedded forms are now displaying the following super informative error: There has been an error while loading the ...
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External content type based on OData is invisible in SPD2013 (but visible in a web browser)

I am trying to connect external list based on OData to Outlook, I could create it, but can't map its fields to Office Item type because it is invisible in SPD2013. I made screenshots of all the steps ...
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External content type based on OData is invisible in SPD2013 (but visible in a web browser)

I am trying to connect external list based on OData to Outlook, I could create it, but can't map its fields to Office Item type because it is invisible in SPD2013. I made screenshots of all the steps ...
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Trouble-shooting jQuery Problems

I am using Chrome (I know not fully supported) and I wrote a small little script to display the weather using jQuery and Yahoo weather. The problem is once I placed it on the page, some parts of the ...
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Approval Workflow with content targets…?

I have a random question for a workflow & I'm trying to figure out the best way to do it. I have a content target when someone submits a new 'news' item - say for example, they can select IT, ...
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Start workflow when an item is created on another site

Ok Say i have 2 subsites on sharepoint; Site1 and Site2. Site1 has a list called "jobs". when an item is created on the jobs list i want to automatically create a folder on the other site "Site 2 ". I ...
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Understanding the Web Part Zone ID

I was wondering when I insert a web part zone into a page layout, it sets the zone ID with a long ID something like ... g_43F9D5595771428399C207E33FDC92DC Is there a reason for this or should I give ...
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Change Sharepoint Calendar View from month to day

How to change calendar view from month to day on button click event without ribbon ?
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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 ...
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Is it better to create your application in sharepoint designer or visual studio?

I have been asked to create a sandboxed sharepoint application/site, multiple developers will be working on this. All the team members are .Net developers. Which is the ...
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sharepoint 2007 workflow restarts automatically after 30 minutes

I have this situation: a simple list with a workflow to collect data from user. Then on the Approval Tasks list I added another workflow to send an email to the user with the link to start the above ...
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SharePoint designer 2010 change in workflow not visible

When I try to update an existing workflow in SharePoint 2010 that is created with SharePoint Designer 2010 the workflow never gets updated until a recycle of the SharePoint server. It's a simple ...
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editing V4.master page

I'm trying to edit and get rid of a few spaces in between the bar and a custom banner done by me, but when I cut this part of it drops me an error. How can I get rid of this table without it dropping ...
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SPD 2010 workflow - create multiple list items for each user in a people picker with multiple selections

I have a list with a title column and a people picker column that allows multiple selections. I want to create a workflow that will create a list entry in another list for each person in the people ...
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newform and editform not displaying all appended column

I've added a append column to my list. In the default (OOTB) dispform.aspx and editform.aspx I can see the appended data. I then create a new dispform.aspx (in SPD) and I can only see the last ...
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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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Connect to an Oracle DB

I tried to connect Oracle at SP Designer 2010. I try to do it with custom connection string. Provider Name: Microsoft .NET Framework Data Provider for Oracle My connection String: First ...
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Becoming a sharepoint developer [closed]

I would like to become a Sharepoint developer, can any point tell me what path they took to reach their goals?
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How can I display list item data on a workflow initiation form?

I have a master list (Projects) containing all the data about the projects my clients' employees (technical writers) are working on. When it's time for the writers to grab sign offs on the project ...
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Data Source Library error: the web cannot be opened

Version of sharepoint: WSS 3.0 I opened a site, Home, in SharePoint Designer 2007. When I tried to insert the data view, it only show the greyed "+ Current Site". When I clicked "Connect to another ...
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Code to fix filter by Person in a DVWP in Sharepoint 2007

Does anyone have the code to fix a DVWP where the column title filter shows the html rather than the person's name?
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How do I get multiple people from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. Apologies. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple ...
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Export 2007 workflows for display

I need to export my SharePoint Designer 2007 workflows so I can show people how they work/what the conditions are. I found a similar question here but I have Visio Standard 2007 and this is for 2010 ...
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How to get files count from particular library?

I'm using Sharepoint 2007 and unfortunately don't have any ways to server site scripting, no C# or PowerShell. Is there any way to get total number of files in a given Library using SPServices ? It ...
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Single-click to double-click option in SharePoint Designer 2010?

The UI in SharePoint Designer 2010 works differently from most development apps when dealing with code items like Site Assets and Master Pages. In SPD, clicking on an item name (say, Home.aspx under ...
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Issue with customizing approval process in sharepoint designer

Update--- It appears the that the workflows are completing but it is taking an hour or so to process. Has anyone encounted this before???? I have created on a list a sharepoint designer workflow that ...
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I need to create an SPD2010 Designer workflow that will run when a date range is equal to Today -6

I am using SPD and SharePoint 2010 and I have a list where Project Manager's enter weekly updates and I'm looking for a way to automate a reminder to them. Currently we have a field called "Date PM ...
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Enterprise search bar in header (and remove default standard search)

I have the Enterprise search sub site and it looks great compared to the standard search included on all default sites. I would like to have the same functionality except instead of the enterprise ...
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How to enable anonymous access for the custom master page in SP2010

I created one site with forms based authentication and anonymous access. That is working fine. Now i want to replace the master page with the custom master page. I just copied the nightandday.master ...
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webpart to show related tasks

In my main list dispform I've added a webpart (List view webpart) using SPD. I want to display all tasks (from task list) that relates to my main list item. In the task list I can see related items ...
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Sending weekly emails with a list of all outstanding items

First, let me start with my scenario. We have a custom SharePoint list that we use to control all our company's work. Managers will add items for the staff to do. It includes things such as the ...
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Column cannot be added - total size of the columns in this list exceeds the limit

I have a list in SharePoint Foundation 2010 (ultimately for deployment to SharePoint Online). The list currently has about 265 fields of type "single line of text". When I try to add more columns in ...
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What's the essential script code of a SP Master_Page

I need to know what is the essential SP Master_Page code, extremely necessary to get the the master page alive! Working! When you open any MP in SP, you see that there's many parts of code ...
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Set Item level permissions in the SharePoint form library when an InfoPath form is submitted

I have a form library in my site. I have submitted the InfoPath form. The form should visible to only the person who created it and also to people defined in the InfoPath form. How to achieve that?
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How to reduce field on user profiles management using workflow in SP Online

I have some problem with my "holiday proposal" workflow in SharePoint Online (Office 365 - SharePoint 2010). I have created field (integer) "Free days" in user profiles. The main things is to ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Always Firing

I have a very simple SharePoint Designer workflow on a SharePoint list. All it does is fire when a new item is created, copying one column value into another. The workflow generally does exactly what ...
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Check whether contact(s) are available

I'm trying to build a contact list based on a available contacts. However, how do I find a contact's availability? I've synced my contacts list to Outlook, however looking through the available ...
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How create a link on the master page when ever no one is signed in

I created a site with anonymous access and forms based authentication. Now I want to show the link to create a new user in the master page when ever no one is signed in. Can any one please help to ...
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How to get the correct reference to a Folder created within SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow on a custom list that creates a corresponding folder in a document library. I then want to associate the firing list item to this newly created folder using the ...
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Run Query for External List

I have successfully created an external content type to my SharePoint and I have made a list from it. The problem is my table has over 24000 records in it. I need to grab the last 2000 records and ...
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Dynamic External List Updating

I hope I am putting this question in the right place because this is more of a content then code question. I am new to making external list, so my question is, will the external list I have connected ...
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Cannot see BDC External system in SharePoint Designer Data Source Explorer

I have first created external content types in SharePoint Designer then exported the model to Visual Studio. I then deleted everything created in Designer and deployed the model through SharePoint ...
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Using a lookup to set the To: address on a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow email action

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow with a email action. I want to set the value for the To: address to a field of the Current Item using a lookup ( [%Current Item:Vendor Contact%]. ...
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Is it bad practice to copy and paste pages in sharepoint?

I am a new sharepoint developer. I am creating a web template from scratch in visual studio. I am finding it time consuming when creating/editing pages in visual studio e.g. adding web parts to ...
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Can SharePoint Designer 2007 be used with SharePoint 2010 Workflows?

Is it possible to use SharePoint Designer 2007 to edit workflows in SharePoint 2010? I am working in an environment where users are restricted from downloading SharePoint Designer 2010, but we are ...
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SPD error “Controls in this category require a Microsoft Sharepoint Publishing Page Layout” in toolbox Page Fields & Content Fields

I'm trying to create a page layout on SharePoint 2010, based on a new Page Layout Content Type subclassed from the Publishing Content Type "Page". I got the new content type created ok, with existing ...
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How to get item created in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

Here is the setup. I create an item in my Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow, which is output (the id I believe) to variable CREATE. I then want to send an email to a user where the URL of created ...
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Send Email Extended SP2007 Workflow lookup field character limit?

I'm using the Send Email Extended functionality from the SharePoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities on Codeplex. We have no issue sending the actual email, but there appears to be a 255 character ...