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How to hide new and Upload menu from sharepoint document library

We are using sharepoint 2007. Anyone knows how to hide or disable New and upload menu from sharepoint document library
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Why is SPD adding content to my file?

I'm using SPD to edit an HTML file that's in SharePoint (in a subfolder of SiteAssets). Later, I return to the file in SPD to find that the following content has been added to the file (where "www....
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Version comments in Workflow comments

When someone checks in a document which then publishes a major version. Is there any way to get the comments of the last document version and insert them into the workflow comments?
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Review and approval workflow for list

I'm making an workflow with two steps on reviewing. Fist step after a list item is included. The reviewer will verify the item and choose to accept or reject. If he rejects, the item is rejected ...
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How can I provide option 'Select' in dropdown and lookup column of Sharepoint

I have a mandatory drop down column, I want a select option as the standard drop down I have a non-mandatory lookup column , which contains (None) as default value , How can that be changed to Select ...
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Collapsible regions in advance editing mode via Designer

Is there a way to enable SharePoint Designer 2010 (in advance mode), to show collapse/expand markers so that I can hide curtain sections on my .aspx pages I am not modifying?
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5 Dashboards 1 list. Need each dashboard edit view to show different list fields

I don't have access to the original source code. I can use infopath 2010, sharepoint designer 2010 and access to use CEWPs. I have 5 Dashboards connected to 1 list. This is just one# Each ...
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Can't see seattle.master in SharePoint Designer 2013

When I view the masterpages of my top-level site collection in SharePoint Designer 2013, I don't see seattle.master. I do however see seattle.html and seattle.preview. When I browse the masterpages ...
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Sharepoint Workflows and Managed Term Sets

Platform: Sharepoint 2010 with Sharepoint Designer 2010 Are there any explanations out there on how to create a workflow with an email template that is sent to certain people based on a taxonomy term ...
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sharepoint e-mail subscription customize description

I would like to replace the email addresses in the description column in the subscription list with a customized description. I would like to see the company name the subscription is for. It would ...
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How I can block to change view in list SharePoint Foundation

How I can block change view in ShrePoint list?Even when I add user Read Only permission to some list, person be able to change view in this list. I want to block change view but I don't know how. I ...
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Where does Sharepoint Designer 2010 store the Data Sources configuration?

I am experimenting with SharePoint Designer 2010 to create various data sources. When creating database connection using SQL user id and pwd, i get a prompt saying that the user id and pwd will be ...
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SPD Workflow “Start workflow when an item is created” when adding multiple items to list at once?

I have a custom site workflow with some logic that copies items to a custom list with Title and Email. On this list I have a SPD workflow with one OOTB activity - send email to Email when an item is ...
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Copying a globally reusable workflow in SP Designer loses form task fields and InfoPath rules

In SP Designer, I copied a globally reusable workflow in order to make it only reusable (not global) so I can save it as a template solution .wsp to move it to another farm. The problem is that the ...
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Having error when using jquery.corner.js with jquery-1.6.2.min.js

I'm trying to use jquery corner to get curvy quicklaunch in my sharepoint 2010. But i geting eeor "object doesn't support this property or method. Any ideas if this version are compatible. Thanks in ...
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Sharepoint Site Missing after failed patch

I attempted to apply update KB2553018 to Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 (via Windows Update) running on 2008 Server (32bit). The updated failed with Event ID 20 in the System event log: “...
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Dynamically setting Default Value in ParameterBinding through Javascript

To make a long story short (too late), we have a dropdownlist that is populated through a list of items. We want to use this dropdownlist to filter the list in a data view web part. This works ...
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SP2010 Designer - Cannot access design view when opening a Web Part Page

I'm not sure what settings we changed, but I can no longer view a Web Part Page in the SP Designer "Design" window/view. I receive the same warning statements if I create a new Web Part Page (but ASPX/...
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Is SharePoint Designer 2010/2013 really prone to data loss / corruption?

I'm a .NET programmer and I've got thrown at me the maintenance of a couple of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 portals with very little training. Some of the things I've been told are: SharePoint Designer,...
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Web/Lists/GetByTitle returns only 100 rows

I am facing a problem in Web/Lists/GetByTitle method. Be default it returns only 100 rows. I changed it to http://sitename/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('list')/Items?$top=300. When i hit this url into ...
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Workflow Get value from web service response

I have called a web service in SP designer and the response is something like {"odata.metadata":"https://cloud.sharepoint.com/sites//_api/$metadata#SP.ListData.ParametersList","value":[{"odata....
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Workflow failed to start. Workflow variable ReturnValue was null when a value was expected

we are running Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and have a very large custom list with several approval workflows created in Sharepoint Designer. The workflows run daily and very recently we noticed ...
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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 send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation
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Data View Web Part Calculated Column Total (Sum)

I have created a data view web part (grouped based on different criteria). I added a footer and I would like to generate a total for all the columns. I was able to calculate a total for basic columns ...
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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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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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Get the node value using js or jquery in SharePoint Designer

<tr> <td width="25%" class="ms-vb"> <b>Inclusion:</b> </td> <td width="75%" class="ms-vb"> <xsl:value-of select="@Inclusion" /> ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflows Fail

I have created a very simple workflow that hard-codes some values into a dictionary, then writes the dictionary values to the status of the workflow. When I publish and run it manually to my ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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Using Sharepoint as a development tool?

We have been using .NET for business applications (high availability, many concurrent users) and some people here are suggesting most of these applications could be developed with Sharepoint 2010. ...
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How to add users as site collection administrator group through code

I am having various site collections and I want to add few users into administrator group. So that more people will have access to edit the groups. I can add users to the site collection ...
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List 'add new item' link at top of list

The 'add new item' link which is always located at the end of the list. Is there a way that we can add a similar link at the top of the list?
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Evaluating dates in a DVWP

I'm trying to evaluate 2 dates in my DVWP, @StartDate (date and time field) and ddwrt:Today(). My expression looks like this: <xsl:when> <xsl:choose> <xsl:when test="ddwrt:...
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Hiding a column from users

Can you hide a column from users when they are submitting a new list item but still have the ability to update that column when using the view? I am trying to create a list where users will submit a ...
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need to click submit/publish button on ribbon via HTML button

I have one HTML button to to submit on one custom page layout. I want to to submit or publish this page on this HTML button click. I tried with binding it with ribbon button onclick using jquery. But ...
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Sharepoint workflow not adding tasks to Workflow Tasks lists

IMPORTANT EDIT: It's happening in all sites and subsites! Not just in the newly created ones! Suddenly the workflows are not creating tasks anymore! I've created a Sharepoint Approval Workflow on a ...
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Sharepoint site using corev4 AND custom CSS File?

I'm using a custom Masterpage which references a custom CSS File in the header like so: <Sharepoint:CssRegistration Name="CUSTOM/Custom.css" runat="server"/> My custom CSS file is simply a ...
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Making a cab file with ddf (to create a wsp solution package)

I am trying to Create a ddf file for my custom list feature using tutorial given in this link Create a wsp using ddf but in this link there isn't enough Information like what is the directory ...
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Set the due date on a task at time of creation using SharePoint Designer?

We are creating tasks in a workflow but we cannot find a way of setting the due date in the same workflow. We resorted to adding a workflow to the task list that adds the due date on item creation. ...
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How to copy values from one column to another

how can i copy values from one column to another? I'm using a workflow but i cant see the option "Copy List Item" ps: I'm using Sharepoin On-line
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The same CSS displays different view in SharePoint 2013

I have a customed CSS file. I add it in my farm solution and then deploy. And it works well. But some persons do not have same view as me. I don't know why. We are in the same company, have the same ...
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Filtering a list with date ranges - xslt / advanced expressions on list filters possible?

I've got a Sharepoint 2010 list that I'd like to filter with date-ranges. I'm doing something like if END_DATE > [NOW - 1Week] and END_DATE < [NOW + 1Week] or PLAN_END > [NOW -1Week] and ...
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How to change the blue background image behind the SharePoint 2007 Page

I notice that by default, SharePoint 2007 page, there is a beautiful blue background image. May I know how can I change this background image via SharePoint Designer?
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I'm looking for help on creating a help site within SharePoint 2010

I've used SharePoint for all of 23 seconds. I kind of got thrown into it. I'll describe what I have and need and I'm hoping one (or more) of you will know how to point me in the right direction. ...
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get Dropdown selected value Sharepoint 2013

I have a choice column in my sharepoint list called Njësia, I have created a dropdown in my solution and I want to retrieve selected value from dropdown list. I have a label called Label1 and I want ...
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no permission for sharepoint designer

I have office 365 site collection where am the administrator for the site collection in my environment. i am assigned with the task of modifying the master page for the site, but each time am opening ...
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How can I export all attachments from a SharePoint 2010 list without code?

Is there any solution in exporting all the attachments from a list without code? I do not have Visual Studio installed on my machine and am looking for a way to just grab all the attachments and place ...
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SharePoint MasterPage :: Oslo and Seattle

I have tried to Google the results between these master pages :: Oslo and Seattle available in SharePoint, but to no results. Can somebody help me in understanding the difference between the two? ...
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How do I “roll back” to a previous version of my Workflow?

I have hosed my workflow somehow. Rather than continue to gut it in vain, I want to rollback to a previous version. How do I accomplish this?