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Approval Workflow OOTB SharePoint 2010

I am still learning how workflows work and this is the first time I have used OOTB so needless to say, I coded much more than I needed to. With that being said, today we tested the approval which goes ...
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Will it come in Master Page or Page Layout? (doing integration for the first time)

I am going to integrate the following home and about page for the first time using SharePoint designer. As far as I know there are 3 types of pages. Master page Page layout that comes under master ...
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Remove permission from a directory in a designer workflow?

I guess I need at least ten reputation to post images, so here is a link to a screenshot of the entire workflow I have, and what happens when it is run on directories: http://i.imgur.com/St8Etxy.png ...
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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How to make a connection with SharePoint's simpleformwebpart?

I am using SharePoint 2010. I primarily work out of SharePoint 2010 Designer, and have some experience with visual studio 2010. I currently have a log-in page that my "Form" members go to, to log ...
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Displaying Reports on SharePoint

First of all, I must say that I'm new to this. I'm a 3rd year ICT & Business student and an intern in a international company. My assignment is to create a reporting service on the company's ...
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Understanding master page (where is the main content area?)

Let's say I make a copy of minimal starter master page which is available on internet. What is the main content area in that master page where I can write something my own text? I mean there are many ...
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How to hide particular SharePoint post use checkbox?

How can I hide my particular post in Sharpoint blogs, if I use checkbox field in post list by using javascript or jquery ? please if some have an idea ,please help me to resolve it. will great ...
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SharePoint 2010 Create sample WorkFlow on Document Library

Am totally new to WorkFlows in SharePoint 2010. I know the question could be too basic. but please help me sorting this out. I have SharePoint 2010 web application have Groups: Presenters and ...
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Change the forms/upload.aspx

I would like to customize the forms/upload.aspx so that I can include a hyperlink to another application which automatically populates the name field in upload.aspx.Then I would like to populate the ...
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How to set a value in a list based on the current filtered column value

I have edited my document set Welcome Page to include a web part of a "Notes" list. This list is filtered so that only notes pertaining to the currently viewed document set are visible. Question: ...
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The Server could not complete you request

So Sharepoint Designer will no longer connect to any Of the Sites or subsites. I get the error message "The server could not complete your request. For more specific information click the details ...
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Connection among webparts getting lost when editting aspx

I have a little problem. Im creating a custom aspx page to serve as an advanced dashboard for PPS webparts (mainly filters and reports) in SP2010. I didnt mention this in the title since I think that ...
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How to create a link to edit a SharePoint custom list item in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that I want to open in InfoPath Filler when the user clicks on a link containing a reference to an item in a SharePoint custom list. I haven't been able to get Filler to ...
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Issue with direct edit item link via email not closing

I have a very simple workflow sending an email for users to take a survey. I do not want them to have to click on Edit Item, so I am trying to send a link directly to the edit view. When I do so, ...
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Creating a New Form for content types in SharePoint Designer

This question is specific for SharePoint 2010. I have one list with 2 site content types. In SharePoint Designer, I can create a New Form and specify a content type for that specific New Form. When ...
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How to replace “_” and “-” in my URL string using Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have a name that will always be in this format with varying numbers of _ and - symbols. e.g. CWTE_4_3-My_Friendly_Name e.g. Inette_5-Friendly_Again I need to convert these in my sharepoint ...
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Start workflow from within a workflow?

I have a workflow that is created from a default "Approval" template, and the basic startup conditions are not enough for my purposes. I also can't open this workflow in SP Designer (it doesn't even ...
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Designer Workflow: “Find Interval Between Dates” action not working

I am testing a default SP Designer 2010 workflow action called "Find Interval Between Dates" located under the "Utility Actions" category. I need to compare the amount of time passed between the ...
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Designer Workflow: change document file extension upon upload

So I would like to try to create a workflow on a library that simply checks to see if the file extension is anything other than .xml, and if it is, rename the Name (File Name) to the same value with ...
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SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Designer workflow - people picker as workflow initiation parameters cause workflow to fail in create list item

I created a number of workflows in Designer 2010 and I have an issue with passing data from a people /person initiation parameter to a discussion list in which I created a "recipients" field. The ...
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Is it possible to undo changes in code view after saving the file in SharePoint Designer 2010

I am hoping that I am simply missing a configuration change, but I cannot seem to figure out why I lose my undo buffer in SharePoint Designer 2010 after i save a file. I am accustomed to Visual ...
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Note: Due to heavy load, the latest workflow operation has been queued. It will attempt to resume at a later time.

Since some time when I run workflow I see this "Note: Due to heavy load, the latest workflow operation has been queued. It will attempt to resume at a later time." This is very simple workflow which ...
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Sorting Attachments Field in Sharepoint 2010 List

I have a custom SP list with Attachments fields and number of other fields in the List. After user upload many attachments in different stage user are facing difficulty of finding the latest file ...
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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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Content Type Prompt in List

I have a list that has multiple content types in a SPF2010 environment. The manager of this list is familiar with using the New dropdown menu in the ribbon bar to select a content type, but he is ...
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Change URL of the Web Part Close-Button

I am very new to Sharepoint. Please be nice ;-) So i got a StartSite.aspx. I have some Web Parts on that site ( news feed ;-)). This web part - Template has a "Close" Button. After closing an object, ...
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Custom Event Reciever For Document Library(sharepoint 2010)

I have a month column which is a choice column in my document library in the format specified below.. For eg. Jan 2013 I have the following requirements 1. The month dropdown should always have only ...
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How to preview calendar on non-calendar page (2010)?

This seems simple. I want to have a preview of the calendar on my site homepage in 2010. It looks like the only way to do this is to embed the calendar with SharePoint Designer (which then puts a ...
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How to send mail every quarter till expiry date using sharepoint designer workflow

How to send mail every quarter till expiry date using sharepoint 2010 designer workflow. My requirement goes like this. I have a field Expiry Date, I need to send mail to some users every quarter till ...
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SPD2010: Storing Variables as email addresses

Morning all, Current Infrastructure: SharePoint 2010 Standard (RTM) My Question: Can the community advise me if it's possible to store an email address as a variable within an SPD Workflow? ...
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Delete users profile and deploy your own Users Webpart for all users in the farm

Is it possible to Detele this Webpart in every users profile?Because i want to have my own Webpart Profile . And is there any way to do this for all users at only one Deploy , and not manually to ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow actions - how to get substring from start of variable until character “|”

Any way to get the susbstring from the start of the string until a specific character in a SharePoint designer workflow action? I cannot use "Extract Substring from Start of String" because there ...
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Active Directory User log in to SP! after he register his cv , i only want him to view it not other users how to solve this?

I have two users 1 Aministrator and 1 Guest. I have created a formula there u can fil in your "CV" after pressing register the information that the user has fillt in should be displayed in a Gridview. ...
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how can i get the internal ID/name of the terms in a managed metadata column?

I'm creating a SPD workflow where if the term in the managed metadata column = X, an action happens but the only way SPD will do the proper comparison to "X" is by using the internal ID of the term - ...
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BCS External List 2000 maximum record count

Is there a way to do some type of pagination? Display 2000 record, then click to get the next 2000 records?
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Can we integrate the office Communicator in Sharepoint

Would you please help me if can we integrate the office communicator in sharepoint 2010 as live chat ?? or any link buttonn to open the office communicator user windows chatting ?? Regards,
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xpath expression to conditonally build column with URL

I am trying to create a formula for a dataview that returns a URL using the xpath expression tool in SPD 2007. I can't really find any examples. Here is what I am trying to do (in pseudo code): If ...
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Display SelectedItem.Value from Dropdownlist and Checkboxlist in a Textbox

Solved to add from dropdownlist,checkboxlist in a textbox multiple protected void ButtonAddDataBase_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { string dropDownListValue = ...
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RSS Viewer Customization

Would you please help me in the below two issues: First, How i can open the article feeds in a new tab... When we click on the "More..." Button since it's open on the same tab (How i can add the ...
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Column width in SharePoint

I would like to customize the width ( make them narrow, with 2 lines of headline ) of the columns in my SharePoint library. As far as I searched it can be done in SharePoint Designer with codes. Yet, ...
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Sharepoint Controls and CssClass

Im building some page layouts in SharePoint Designer 2010. If i do this: <PublishingWebCOntrols:RichImageField FieldName="Image Caption" runat="server" CssClass="imageCaption" /> The ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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Content type changes in sharepoint 2010 doesn't update document informaiton panel

I have a doc library with content type, I can see the site columns from the content type whenever I create a new document based on the content type. It is working fine, recently I changed the required ...
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Minimum code to render master page

I created a new blank custom master page in SharePoint designer 2010. Made it the default page and now when I open the website in browser it shows error: Error An unexpected error has occured ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 Multiple Step Workflow Causes Error: “Failed On Start (Retrying)”

I am designing a workflow in sharepoint designer to manage the approval process for an infopath form. I am using sharepoint server 2007. My sharepoint site already has a form library dedicated to the ...
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How to extract data from word document into sharepoint lists 2010

I have a challenge to extract data from word documents into a SharePoint list. Users send emails with attached Word documents containing forms filled out by users to be stored in SharePoint list. ...
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How to get user first name in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow?

I would like to get access to the current user first name, so be able to insert into an email. I have found that [%Workflow Context:Current User%] will insert the full name of the logged in user ...
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How would I take a date field and subtract 30 days to show the month prior to the original date

I have records that are modified each month. The site is used to display the previous month's information. However, to make sure that the information is correct, I want to use the date the ...