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Custom link Site Action Menu SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer

It is possible to add custom links to the site actions (gear menu) in SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer? I've found some solutions that use features and elements but i'm not looking those ...
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Difference between nintex workflow and basic sharepoint workflow [closed]

Please guide me on the difference between the workflow created using nintex and basic sharepoint workflow that is created using sharepoint designer or code.
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How does IfHasRights work(is it based on site or list)?

So my sceario is this. I have a subsite and in this subsite i have a custom webpart that displays that from a blog under this subsite via web services. The user doesn't has no permission to the blog ...
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How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity

I Created a VS 2010 project with a custom workflow activity and I wish to deploy that to the server. My development machine does not have SharePoint installed, so I decided to use WSP Builder. I ...
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How can I avoid automatically starting a workflow?

I created an approval workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010. The workflow starts if a new item has been created in the list. After the item has been approved, this workflow is using the method "Set ...
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<xsl:if test=“ddwrt:IfHasRights(16)”> no longer working in a New form (Sharepoint Online)

We have a list with some fields hidden for normal users, but approvers have edit access to these fields. The list has been working fine with the new,edit, and view forms all working as expected for ...
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Can I immediately call a function when selecting data in a SharePoint 2010 choice field?

I am trying to show/hide other fields depending on the choice selected from a specific choice field in my SharePoint form (NOT InfoPath). I can get it to work using "onfocusout" but that does not work ...
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move items from one list to another list using sharepoint designer 2010

Can we move list items from list A to list B using designer 2010. I can see option to copy item but not move. I do not want to copy items. eg. List A has 1000 iems. There is a status field.Now all ...
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Attaching CSS to only one html welcome page

I am trying to set a html homepage to a sharepoint page, The html is based off a bootstrap template as it felt the best to fit the purpose. My problem is that once uploaded to the sharepoint server ...
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how to have a list like this

i would like a list that has one more column with a hyper link "details" inside of it. when i click that link for each list item, it should take me to a new item view. if this is the first visit then ...
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How To Define Specific ReadItem Finder with List View in External List?

I have an external list which is using the BCS to pull data from a custom database. This database has several views which have the same column structure and several that do not. I have been adding ...
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showing custom presence instead of lync presence on sharepoint page

I found how SharePoint shows the lync presence on SharePoint, the magic is in the communication between IE & name.dll ActiveX control (which comes with OCS or office). This is something a hidden ...
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SharePoint 2010 sandboxed deployment error - partial trust app domain

I'm in the process of creating a sandboxed web part, during debugging though once it is on the site the web part displays the error shown below: Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Creating New Document Sets

Scenario: We have a document library with document sets configured with some default documents in them. When creating a new Document Set normally, it adds the default documents just fine. We have a ...
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Create list using a Workflow

I have a list of projects called "Project Reference." I want to create a new project list (for project tracking) called "[Project Name] Tracking" when someone adds a new project to Project Reference. ...
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How can I negate a condition in a workflow?

In Sharepoint Designer 2010, how can I negate a "If the file size is between x and y kilobytes" condition? I need an action to be performed if the file is NOT in that file size interval. So far I ...
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How to stop two version a sharepoint designer workflow running at the same time?

I have a SharePoint 2010 designer workflow that is running on change. When I publish a new version of the workflow and the items is edited, I end up with two version of the workflow running. Is there ...
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Limit number of words in the text box

I am new to Info path, I know how to limit the no.of characters entered in to the text box using string-length function. But is there any way we can limit the number of Words entered in to an ...
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Conditional Formatting on SharePoint 2013 Designer

I am working as an IT support in a small company. I need to create a formatting function for a dropdown control box column with months (multiple months can be selected). If there are multiple months ...
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How to load custom webparts in site page asynchronously in sharepoint 2010

In home page of my site i have some custom webparts. so home page is taking much time to load page,I want to load custom webparts asynchronously how can i do this. Does anyone have any idea.
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SP2013 breadcrumbs work but do not display an image

I have enabled Breadcrumps in Sharepoint 2013 and they are working when I click where it should be. The problem is that there is not an image. Can anyone tell me where this image is located or why it ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Footer Placeholder

I'm new to Sharepoint, and I'v just got responsible for applying the branding style of my company to it, actually I'm stuck at this footer thing. Goggling around people say that I just need to create ...
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how to hide dataformwebpart view ribbon tab

i am new to sharepoint, currently i am develop my site with sharepoint 2010 foundation, when i create a dataformwebpart and set the page to my homepage, an extra ribbon is coming out, my question is ...
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How do I use some form of version control on SharePoint Designer created forms?

Is there any way to create a recoverable backup of a SharePoint Designer created list form? I've seen references of version controlling InfoPath forms, but that is not an option in our case. I had a ...
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how to change connection source in data connections in infopath forms.?

I've created and published my form in DEV environment. For testing, I have published it to the Test environment. I used the following technique and now the forms are working fine. Saved the source ...
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workflow on all documents in a document set

Using SharePoint Designer 2010, I was wandering if it is possible to some how retrieve all of the documents inside a document set? I eventually want a workflow to run against all of these documents ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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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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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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Automatically Start this workflow whenever an item is changed SharePoint Designer 2007

I am trying to send an automatic email when an item is changed and a Option Checkbox Field is selected. The item will be edited multiple times so I want the worflow to trigger that email only once and ...
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Set Hyperlink Field Using SPD 2010 Workflow

I've been doing a LOT of research to try to figure out how to do this, but nothing is working. I have a column named "Update Item" that I want to be a link to start a workflow. I have workflow setup ...
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Edit date format of Blog post and comments

I'm trying to change the date format of blog posts and comments in Post.aspx, but having trouble. What I want to do is change the $thisNode/@PublishedDate value with ...
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Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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“Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown” got error when i have signout from webapplication in sharepoint 2010?

I'm getting this very error when registering a new user in Sharepoint 2010 (FBA) using asp:CreateUserWizard. For already existing users, the FBA login process works just fine. When I run the ...
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“Error Creating Control” when using Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007

I am designing a form using the SP designer 2007. I am getting the following error on of my control Is there any fix for this please?
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Move documents from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have an old sharepoint site containing around 50 document libraries with subfolders and files. No these document libraries should be moved to a new SharePoint 2010 site. I've tried this using the ...
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More than 1 Dispform for List

I have 2 groups of people which should have access to different versions of a DispForm of a List. For 1 of these groups all links should be disabled and they should see the content with another ...
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How to remove autogenerated columns created by designer worflow?

I create reusable worflow in SharePoint designer, Everytime I modify the workflow and attach it to the library a new column for the workflow is being created. They are not even shown in library ...
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Can I add a user to a SharePoint Group in a workflow

We need to have a list where contributors request new users to be added to a site. The site owner then needs to approve this request on the list (the users wnat to see the progress of their request as ...
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Automatically change the Outcome of a Task [How To?]

Here is my situation: I am working on a workflow (in SharePoint Designer) that is triggered when a new task is created. In some cases, I need to automatically complete a task via my workflow. To ...
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Return to same view after starting workflow

I've created a custom action to start a workflow created with SharePoint Workflow Designer. When use the action, the workflow's initation form appears. Problem is when I click "Start" in the ...
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Trouble copying a folder with a workflow

I'm using a "display" flag for people to only see what they care about, when display is set to "no" i just copy the item to a different list and remove it from the original list. I am using a ...
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SPD Workflows (No Coding) are excruciatingly slow on SP 2013, But, Fast on SP2010 - How to improve?

We have SharePoint 2013 environment enterprise edition, and a deployed Workflow Manager server. All our servers have very powerful resources (CPUs & RAMs) Our SPD Workflows (No Coding) are ...
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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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Customization of the Survey App to create a poll webpart

I need to display the Poll question on the home page. I used the normal Survey webpart to do it. but it displays the survey description on the page with a "Respond to the Survey" link. Once I click on ...
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Discussion item won't open in modal window

SharePoint 2010 I have a display form that has a task list webpart and a discussion list webpart. The display form opens in a modal window. When a task list item link is clicked, it opens in an ...
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Word-Wraping for the calendar

The first image named calendarSample1 is a screenshot of the sharepoint calendar in IE10. The second image named calendarSample2 is from Google Chrome. I am trying to make the text within the ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Anonymous Access Required

I have stumbled over a problem that doesn't seem to have a clear answer according to all documentation and forum threads I've found. According to this, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758431, in ...
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2013 Workflow - Clearing a field

Using SP2013, SPD2013, 2013 Workflow I'm building some workflows that, at various stages, need to clear the data from a field. In this case it is a "Person or Group" field. The way I'm trying to do ...