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Workflow Question: Email sent from SP upon posting a new announcement contains markup

I have an announcement list in SP 2013 that has a workflow which sends an email out to all staff once a new announcement is posted. This list is also enabled to receive content via email, which works ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Not able to create External Content Type in SharePoint Designer 2013 using Stored Procedure

I want to create the external content type using stored procedure but it is giving me error such that, when I right click on routines in Data Source Explorer and then select New Read Item Operation ...
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SP services to filter list form web part

I have a project requirement where I need to filter the column value based on current logged in user. This needs to be done in Designer using either Javascript/Jquery or SP Services. NOTE: The ...
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Client Side Rendering - not working on Custom List Forms

I have created a custom list form through SharePoint Designer. When I add code for Client Side rendering on the page, it does not work. The same code works on the out of the box default form. Can we ...
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Show Author.Picture in custom XSL

I have the requirement to show the Author Picture in posts using XSL. Can any one please share the code for that? I have already changed the Created By column to the value "Person (with picture)" , ...
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Workflow internal Status “suspended” with sharepoint designer 2013

I created a workflow to automatically calculate the total cost (quantity multiply by price) successfully to a list. But when i created items in list, I received a message from internal status ...
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HTML snippet in several page layouts?

I have a project with multiple page layouts. Some of these page layouts need a very simple image carrousel. I would like to create a single html file and reference it somehow in several page layouts. ...
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How to disable workflow on sharepoint list 2010

I've a workflow on a SharePoint list, triggered manually and when an item is created. I don't want to remove it but just disable. How to do this?
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Difference between SharePoint Designer and SharePoint Foundation

I am new to SharePoint and have seen different download options like Server, Foundation and Designer. I have seen some posts which are explaining the difference between Server and Foundation, but ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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Workflow for email alerts on subfolders only

I've inherited a SharePoint site that includes sub-folders in the document libraries. When a customer attempts to set an alert on a particular sub-folder, they wind up receiving alert emails for the ...
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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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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page

I have a workflow in SharePoint 2013 designer and it contains an InfoPath form. However, it works fine in one site collection, but it is not working in another one. I am getting the following error ...
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Raise limit on Database Connector and BCS in SharePoint Online

I have found a way to increase the limit for on-premise SharePoint, but is there any way to increase the 2000-row limit on the Database Connector for SharePoint Online? I am connecting an external ...
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How to update a Column by clicking a record value from the list

I have a list with columns Name, Vote, Approve and Reject and so on. For user only Four columns is been showcased. Now If I click Approve in the list it has to update a Comments column as "NIL". How ...
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SharePoint Publishing Webcontrol Rich Image Field

I have using Rich Image Filed in Custom Page layouts to add the images and page layout is used for Publihsing sites with variations English and Arabic. I am facing a veried issues on publishing page ...
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Workflow : test if a value is empty

I would like to start some actions in a workflow when a field doesn't have any value, when it doesn't have already been filled out. But when I choose the condition if a value is equal to a value, I ...
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How to call Ajax in Visual Web Part

I want to call ajax on visual web part but I am not able to call. My visual web part can allow to user to upload document in SharePoint library.along with it's properties. Now I have done ...
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Copy and Pasting Snippets using the snippet gallery for a Nav Bar -Sharepoint 2013- Sharepoint Developer-

I'm new to sharepoint and I've currently created a Nav bar which I am trying to modify using the Snippet Gallery, but I have run into a problem, I was unable to find the answer online so I was hoping ...
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How to change webpart title background for only 1 webpart?

I have three webparts and each of these have titles. I want to change the background of a single title. I have the following webparts: I want to change title background for only this Title called ...
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How to get the data from external SQL Server database in SharePoint 2013 site

What I want to do is retrieve the data from external SQL server database and bring it on the SharePoint 2013 site and show the graphs accordingly. So the data might be from different database tables. ...
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How to pass a default value to a Workflow Collect task?

Details: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SharePoint Designer Building workflows in SP Designer My problem: I have a workflow which needs to collect some data from a user - lets say "Account Number" - ...
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SharePoint Online, Change Column Widths On Custom List

I have created a Custom List via Importing Excel Spreadsheet. How do I adjust the column widths? I tried to follow the below link, (my view is AllItems.aspx) and it never shows me the menu outlined ...
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“Server Error” When Saving MasterPage Changes in Designer

I wish to edit a master page using SharePoint Designer 2013 however once i have made my changes and go to save i get the error "Server Error: This file may not be moved, deleted, renamed or otherwise ...
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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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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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How to hide Quick Launch in Sharepoint page without customizing code in AllItems.aspx

To hide the Quick Launch in Sharepoint2010 List i.e. AllItems.aspx page I use: .ms-quicklaunch { display:none; } In my scenario I have more than 200+ Document Libraries and List, in which each and ...
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How to make a page automatically redirect if a field item called “arch” is yes or checked?

Edit: Apologies that was a bit broad. The list item is named "Redacted" It is a checkbox ( true or false ). If it is toggled to be true then when the page is loaded or was clicked on the user is ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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How to have a mini calendar webpart instead of the default calendar views

I ould like to have a mini calendar webpart that gets that from the calendar list. Something like this sample calendar view Thanks
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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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In SharePoint Designer 2010, create a button that when clicked updates a field and then rediredcts to a page?

In SharePoint Designer 2010 I have a Submit and Cancel Button, however I am trying to add an additional button which when clicked updates a field value and then redirects the page. How do you do this ...
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Setting colors to list items of a column in Moss 2007

My req: I have a column called status and I want to set the colors to the columns values based and not the entire row. So if status is 'approved' then set the approved value to color green..etc. I ...
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Remove a list element by the workflow of another list

I have 2 lists in the same site : listA and listB. When an element is entered in listA, it's copied into listB. I have an additional field called "OK?" in list B. Here is my problem : I would like ...
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Backup & restore Designer workflow

How to Backup & Restore a SharePoint Designer workflow and add it another site? I would appreciate a step by step guide.
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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Set choice field values in initiation form using workflow variables SPD2010?

I am creating a SPD 2010 workflow which will be manually started and collect a value from the user. The value in question needs to use a choice field during initiation form. These value to allow the ...
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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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How to make a field increment by one each time it a change is made via workflow?

I have a field called "rev" and it starts at 0 however I would like it to increment by 1 each time a change is made via workflow. What's the best easy to do this? Should the rev field be text and with ...
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Is it possible to create a site in a different Farm via SharePoint Designer Workflow

UPDATE: It looks a little bit like a cross domain limitation. I was able to successfully complete a site creation within farm the WF is executed on via REST, but as soon as I attempt to hit another ...
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Create a Current Date and Time Variable in SharePoint Designer 2013

Is there a way to set or create a date/time workflow variable with the current date and current time in a 2013 SPD Workflow?
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Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list

Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list. For Example: We have a column as ID - number, Name - Single line text box, Status - Approve as button so that user will click ...
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Style list header for numeric column

I am using the following css to style the headers of a list: .ms-vh, .ms-vh2-nofilter, .ms-vh2-nograd, .ms-vh2, .ms-vb{ text-align:left; color:red; } This seems to work for every ...
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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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Bring files then folders in Sharepoint 2010

I have a document library in a SharePoint 2010 site and it contains files and folders. Eg: some Excel, Word documents and few folders. How do I display the Excel and Word document first then the ...
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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 ...