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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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Send email from site through personalized email

If I have a mailing list full of contacts, and in there is their email and a column to mark whether or not they get sent an email. How can I set up email bursts to come out of the Sharepoint site (...
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Is there a way to have different views and capabilities based on user information?

I am new at SharePoint and have been doing some research on how it works. My ultimate goal is to create a website where users can submit questions (along with other information fields such as user ID, ...
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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 2013 workflow from InfoPath 2013 form library

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By (...
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“Start a task process” do not create tasks for all the users given in the recipient feild (SharePoint workflow 2013)

I have a problem that I want to discuss here and hopefully I will get some answers. I have recently created a workflow for a custom list (SharePoint online) in SharePoint Dsigner 2013. In workflow, ...
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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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Quiz or exam on Sharepoint

Is there any ay to create/add a quiz on sharepoint 2010 just using MS Sharepoint designer and infopath? Thank you.
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Export entire folder using SharePoint Designer?

I have a folder that contains many html, js, css and image files. I want to export the folder as a zip or in any possible way as long as it's in a bulk. Right now, the only option that I know of is to ...
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Creating new column in workflow task list in sharepoint designer 2013

I have created a Document Library as 'Sample1' and it has 2 fields as Form Title,Date.I am getting user data for Form Title and Date.And I have created a workflow for 'Sample1' in SharePoint designer ...
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SP Workflow- How to start approval workflow based on multiple conditions?

Here is an example of what I am trying to do. I have the following list- List 1 Course-----Approver_Group---Approver_Level Course_1----Group_A------------Level1 Course_1----Group_B------------Level2 ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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name on TO field in email which is on a string value being reflected as different name

I created a workflow which will send email to action owner. I initially had the returned field as Display Name Semicolon Delimited but I keep on encountering error below: Coercion Failed: Unable ...
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Unexpected error on server associating the workflow

I cannot proceed with publishing the workflow whenever I add more steps. But if I create a new workflow and copy the steps there, it works. Does the 2010 workflow have limited number of If statements ...
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Sharepoint Search not displaying values from a list

In my SharePoint 2013 environment, I am trying to display a value in my custom search results from a column in my SharePoint list. I am working on a customized 'Default Item' search template in ...
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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 start a sharepoint 2013 reusable workflow automatically on publish

I have created a reusable workflow using SharePoint 2013 workflow template in SharePoint designer 2013. When i published it and associated it with a library, the option " start a workflow on item ...
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Days of the week from Start Time

I'm creating a team calendar to send alerts a day before a set activity takes place. I have currently got it working for 1 day in advance with no issues (regardless of day) using the following flow: ...
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Open pop-up message window on click of save button ,while uploading documents

I wish to populate message on click of save button when we are uploading documents to document library. I need to do something with editForm.aspx page but I'm not able to reach there. How can I do ...
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Sharpoint designer 2013 Stopping when Workflow People/Group Selection

SharePoint Designer 2013 is stopping unexpectedly when click to People/Groups from SharePoint Site. As an example, Send an Email action and I want to send the email to a SharePoint Site Collection ...
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Crash Error with SharePoint Designer 2013

When I tried to take a Properties of Workflow, SharePoint Designer is getting crash. I tried many times with different SharePoint lists and SharePoint Servers. When i take Context Menu on SharePoint, ...
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SharePoint Calendar Reminders

I know there is lots out there on doing this but I can't seem to get them working so i'm hoping someone could post step-by-step instructions on how to do this. I'm looking to create an alert system ...
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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 I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

I am building a workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013. And inside the workflow I define to send an email and the email will contain the current item url, as follow:- Currently the item url ...
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sharepoint custom list for question and answers

I have a list in sharepoint 2010. Basically this is like a question and answer session. But this list is a place where employees can ask question and get the response. it works like this Q. What is ...
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Data Retention in sharepoint 2010

I had uploaded a document in document library and had given data retention period as 1 day then I ran two timer jobs for information management policy and expiration policy. That document got deleted ...
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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 Item:...
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Set permissions on list item for anonymous user through workflow

I am facing a problem which I do not find solution. Here is my scenario: I have a list associated workflow. This list is accessible to the public (anonymous users) When the field status of the ...
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How do I create an email trigger/workflow from SP list?

I need to have an email sent to users based upon not completing an action in a sharePoint list. For instance if a task status was blank or incomplete, it would notify the user to provide the update. ...
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List View web part Column header Filter does not fetch list values updated via SharePoint Designer xsl calculation

I have a List View WebPart with a column 'due date 'and 'alert' . In SharePoint designer I have modifed the xsl and uses a calculation to check if duedate is 'today+5' and 'today-5' . Then I set ...
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Workflow Cancels When it Transitions to the Next Stage

I have a 2013 List WF below. All activities are running within an App Step because users only have Read permissions on the List. I know this is crazy but just go with me on this. As you can see in ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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How to change the color of each column in a SharePoint chart?

How does one change the color of each column in a SharePoint Chart Web part? For example the "passed" column would be green, the "stopped" would be red. I am pulling data from this list: It ...
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Trouble with Drop-down Menu on the Top Link Bar in SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 with full permissions. I've done a ton of research regarding this problem and still have yet to find a solution. The template that is being used does not support the 'edit ...
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Custom Action doesn't show on form? Could it be infopath?

I have a list where I customized the forms using InfoPath. I then created a custom action for my display and edit form ribbons in SharePoint Designer that prints the item being viewed / edited (using ...
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list template copy code-behind is not working

My goal here is to create a list template with code-behind on my server and copy it to a completely different Sharepoint server. The problem is that my server has Visual Studio 2010 while the other ...
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workflow to delete list item on subsite( Sharepoint designer call http web service )

I am trying to use the call http web service in sharepoint designer to delete a list item on a subsite( for example, when a list item is deleted on subsite 1 delete item on subsite 2). for this ...
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Content Type or InfoPath? that is the question!

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 where people add activities. These activities come in different types (e.g. Event, Tradeshow, Advert etc...) and the fields required for each type is varies slightly. ...
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How to map the actor with replies in SharePoint 2013

This is my REST API to get my news, http://Mydomain/_api/social.feed/my/news I get response. My sample response are, <d:Threads m:type="Collection(SP.Social.SocialThread)"> <d:...
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how to validate SharePoint:formfield

I have a data view web part and it does insert,delete ,in edit mode it save and cancel button.The data is based on a custom list.In the list i have set the max to 4 but in DWP it doesn't seem to work. ...
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Status Color instead of Status Text

So I am trying to add the color to the field instead of the status text. How would you guy by doing this?
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inline editing - no matching records

Is it possible to get the "insert" link, provided with inline editing, to show even when there are no matching items. I am using Sharepoint Designer 2010, and I built a webpart page from the master ...
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Serial Approving

I am facing problem in config Workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. I want to create approval Workflow (serial) in Designer 2010. There are four groups: first group - (2 approvers) second group - ...
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SharePoint Designer encountered an error during setup

I'm trying to install SharePoint Designer 2010, 32bit. The installation gets all the way to the end and then says "Microsoft SharePointDesigner encountered an error during setup. The file {901......
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Filters for visio diagram based on the user input

I have data in a SP external list, one of the fields holds a date. I would like to visually present this data using Visio Services. I have drawn the Visio diagram using visio 2013 and using visio ...
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Error publishing workflow: Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

On my laptop, connect to the SharePoint 2010 server which is across the internet, no VPN. I can edit workflows, save them, but not publish. I did have to edit reg keys per this article to get the ...
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external list lookup does not check value in data view new form

I created custom new form, I created empty data View and add selected items as New Item Form. I have an External list based on an "External Content Type" that is connected to Dynamics CRM. the custom ...
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File Cannot be accessed by the system in SP 2013

Hi when I was trying to copy the master page in SharePoint 2013 I am getting this error can anyone help me how to fix this issue I am copying master page through admin account but still shows this ...