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Setting up approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007

I am trying to setup Approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007: User creates a new list item Should trigger an email and assign the task to manager Manager reviews the item an clicks on ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Designer workflow suspended

Workflow suspended: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.InvalidOperationException: Looking up a value using a key is ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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Person or Group field logic check

In response to this Workflow - send email on single field change? You said to "create an additional field for project lead that is hidden from the forms. On item creation, a workflow populates this ...
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Workflow - send email on single field change?

My question is similar to this post. I just want my workflow to send an email when the "project lead" field changes. I currently have a workflow that fires once when the item is created, simply ...
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SPD Workflow 'Get Item From Dictionary' throws error 'Indexing by an interger value is not supported'

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow attempting to use the "Get Items From A Dictionary" on JSON data obtained through a web service but it is always giving the error: ...
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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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Mapping InfoPath People Picker to SharePoint Person or Group

I have a form designed in InfoPath and published to SharePoint 2010. I have three fields that are "People Picker" in InfoPath and need to be able to filter them in SharePoint using [me]. I have ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and ajax problem

I used that Ajax branding technique to load list items or any document library item into my design in Sharepoint 2010 now im working on 2013 and with the same technique i got failure $.ajax({ url: ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow fail to run after pause

Situation: A Custom List and a approval workflow designed by SharePoint Designer 2010 The approval workflow will pause 5 mins when the item created , after pause, will start the approval process. ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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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 site custom field

How can i create custom fields for a site or sub site like Title and Description i've sub sites and every site has unique banner and some information i want the user will be able to add these ...
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Calculate Field with a Lookup Additional Column

Would like to ask some suggestion if i have 2 lists (Vendor List & Order List). Where Vendor List is contain with name & discount fields And i create new list "Order List" with field Items, ...
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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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How to Bind textbox/ListBox from one List with depending on other Dropdownlist populated with Another Sharepoint list in InfoPath?

I have a DropDownList which is populated with One SharePointList in INFOPATH DESIGNER and the value for other textboxes are filled depending on this DropDownList Selected Value using Rules & ...
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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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Picture Library failed to load

since i added those three lines to Masterpage <sharepoint:scriptlink name="MicrosoftAjax.js" runat="server" defer="False" localizable="false" /> <sharepoint:scriptlink ...
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Cannot save document properties with workflow enabled

I have created a simple workflow (through SharePoint designer 2013) on a document library. This workflow has one step, to email the users in a group when a new document is uploaded. The email ...
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Workflow fails to publish, error when compiling (SP 2013)

I am having errors publishing workflows. This was working and all of a sudden stopped. From the error message I am taking it as a permissions issue? System.InvalidOperationException: Operation ...
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SBS 2011: can't open web-based Sharepoint Designer

I'm quite a newbie with Sharepoint, so please bear with me if I can't even ask the question appropriately... We installed SBS 2011 (Sharepoint 2010) a couple of years ago and it's running fine. We ...
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How to send reminder by using list item created user?

I need to send mail if created item in list past three from "created" field and "Process status" field is equal to Pending. Instead of mention the date i want mention this formula ...
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InfoPath customize action when button is clicked

In an InfoPath 2013 form that accesses a custom list, I would like to add functionality to the form. When a user clicks on a button, checkbox, and/or some other item, I would like to change a ...
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Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP)

Unable to register the Workflow Service with SharePoint(HTTP) When I run the command to register: Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http://servername:port/ -WorkflowHostUri ...
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How can I eliminate “string;#” from the start of the label text in a DVDropDownList populated from another list?

I'm having trouble migrating a form from a 2010 SharePoint List to a 2013 compaitble SharePoint list after our SharePoint server was upgraded to 2013, and SharePoint designer lost its design view. I'm ...
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Removing transparent padding/border from inside of the editable ''textlayoutzones''

So, i am trying to remove the blank space that is between the text and the outline of the editable zones on my main page. I have already removed all the padding and boarders that were outside the ...
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Impersonation Step that's dependent on an IF condition

I'm writing a workflow for a dispatch process in a warehouse. The item goes through several stages before it can be closed, and at each stage, the item must be edited by different groups. I'm ...
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Adding branded Quick Launch Menu to a 2013 Custom Layout Page

I have build an html master page with bootstrap header and footer, referenced JS and CSS. Not much in the way of snippets apart from a search box in my header. All good Ok, now I have created some ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 slow performance

Recently upgraded from 2010 to 2013 everything works fine but the performance is very slow whenever i open sherepoint designer it take too much time to communicate with the server especially after ...
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run a workflow when a new item is added

we require a workflow which should run when a new item is added to the form library(infopath) and should update the value of a field "title" with the filename(eg:111.xml). Please let us know, how we ...
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How can I add recipients to email created with Workflow?

I have a List with a column called "Add Recipients", Require that this column contains information: No Allow multiple selections: Yes Allow selection of: People and Groups Choose ...
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send attendee email reminder workflow

SP & SP Designer 2013, no Visio 2013, I have Visio 2010 When I create a calendar event I just want an email reminder to be sent to the Attendee(s). Don't know why this isn't an OOB function. ...
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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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Centered look for Main Content in tokyo Layout

How can I make the Main Content area centered in the tokyo layout? I tried creating a custom CSS file, adding .fullPageLayout{width:100%;} to it, but this class gets overridden by tokyo.css which ...
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Include link to task in task notification email body

I am customizing the Email task notification message body in SharePoint Designer and need to include a link to the task. I can get all the pieces of the url except the task list id. I have: [%Task ...
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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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Trouble with lookup columns

So we have a site collection. And in that site collection there is a sub site. On the sub site we have a form that was created in Infopath. This form connects to many other lists using lookup ...
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custom actions to ribbon ui in infopath 2010 forms for sharepoint 2013

I have created 4 custom actions at the item display ribbon using SPdesigner2013. It works fine. However, when I customize the list form in InfoPath, these custom action buttons dissappear. They are ...
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Error assigning and creating tasks problem!

I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013 to create task in a workflow and I get the following message when publushing it: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML failed ...
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How can we get Cascading Lookup Columns in sharepoint 2010?

How to get the cascaded Lookup columns in sharepoint 2010,Iam having requirement like i have two lists(Category List and Sub category list)..For each item in category list i have 5 different items ...
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Filter List view web part based on the calculated column in sharepoint 2013

In My list i have around 15 look up values like (Lookup1,lookup 2..lokup15). The data in these look-up are from single list. I have a calculated column that will concatenate all the values in these ...
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How to create a letter box?

Our goal is to create a document library where all users can hand in documents, but only specific users can read those documents. We've already tried to create specific rights. For example just add ...
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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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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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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 do I get the highest value from a SharePoint list in SharePoint designer?

I have a list of numbers in SharePoint, each number being a separate item. Eg. 1 5 3 2 7 I am running a SharePoint Designer workflow on a document set library, and in that workflow I need to pull up ...
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I'm getting an error: Register-SPWorkflowService : The root of the certificate chain is not a trusted root authority

I installed SP Server 2013 and Workflow Manager in one server. When I configure Workflow Manager to work with SharePoint Server 2013 farm (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj658588), I am ...
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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 ...