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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 SahrePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer? I've found some solutions that use features and elements but i'm not looking those ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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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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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 ...
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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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When I edit my masterpage in SPD 2010, I get error: Type is not registered as safe

I am using sharepoint 2010 and have a custom masterpage. In this masterpage I am using a servercontrol. This servercontrol is not an ascx file, but a c# class which inherit from the HTMLAnchor OOTB ...
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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 can i add a Person and Group control to Workflow Initiation From in SharePoint Designer 2010 x64

For some reason there is no Person and Group type in Add Field dialog on workflow's Initiation Form creation process in SharePoint Designer 2010. I assume it should be there as it shown in screenshot ...
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How can I run SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 on the same machine?

After installing SharePoint Designer 2013 and MS Office 2013 on my Win7 64-bit laptop, SharePoint Designer 2010 crashes every time I try to open a site. Can SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 coexist?
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Is it possible to prevent SharePoint 2010 from creating a folder structure when users upload files?

I have a wiki library with pages and a document library which I've configured to be an assets library. How do I prevent sharepoint from creating a directory structure for file uploads? The wiki pages ...
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Error while form opening if it is created from SharePoint Designer

I got stuck! :P My goal: New form in source library ====> New form in target library [both web-browser enabled, following Infopath templates] Using "create list item" action within a workflow ...
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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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How can I display list item data on a workflow initiation form?

I have a master list (Projects) containing all the data about the projects my clients' employees (technical writers) are working on. When it's time for the writers to grab sign offs on the project ...
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Document library item - send email by workflow on insert

I have a separate form that interacts with users. The form prompts them for data, and this is put into a separate SharePoint document library. The Columns for the document library are Name ...
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Workflow made in designer not working in Production

I've made a workflow in Designer which I invoke trough code in Visual studio. The solution is working fine in my Development machine, but when I implement to the production I get an error: Object ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow replaces special characters from Rich Text Field with garbage

We are trying to build a very simple workflow so blog post users can email their posts to specific users/groups. The workflow should be pretty simple, just grabbing the body from the list item and ...
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Does anyone have 960 Grid Template to be used on sharepoint 2010 site?

I am working on design of portal in sharepoint 2010. I need to implement 960 grid system there.It will be very helpfull if anybody have template or related link to it.
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How to disable Personal View in Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

I have a public sharepoint site (Sharepoint 2010 Foundation). Site looks great in public side but when i log in as a admin in that site look and feel of whole site changes. But when i add ...
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How to send email alerts every day through SPD workflow

I have a list or lib which has columns "due date" and "percentage". My requirement is to send email alerts every day from "due date(should wait till due date)" until the "percentage" gets 100. Once it ...
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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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Data view web part throwing error

Hi I'm using a xslt based dataview webpart the steps i have taken to create a data view webpart is that added a list view webpart on the page Modified the toolbar property to show fulll toolbar ...
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How to enable scroll bar on share point list attachment page?

Create a SharePoint 2010 custom list Go to custom list settings --> Add from existing site columns --> choose all columns and create Click on 'Add new item' link Notice that the scroll bars are ...
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sort a document library by current logged in user

Is there any chance to write a sort expression to sort the items in document library by logged in user. I want show all the documents and documents uploaded by the current logged in user will display ...
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Calculate number of pages in the document in document library

In my SharePoint Server 2010, I have a document library which contails word and pdf files. For each file in the library, I want to display the number of pages in the file as a column. I tried but ...
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External Item Picker problems in InfoPath 2010 with ECT

I have used SPD to create and ECT to a standard SQL Database, and then a view. In the view there is an ID field, and then another field of a string type that stores codes (consisting mainly of ...
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OWSTIMER takes up to 95% of RAM Memory - Server goes slow

I am running sharepoint server 2010 with 8GB RAM. I have a SP Designer Workflow running on my portal. The server used to respond but now when users try to hit the URL they get an error message. I ...
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Creating an Outlook “Sharing Message” Email to a specific Task from Workflow

We have a task list which I wanted to send out daily reminders when tasks are coming due. I created 2 workflows, one that uses the pause until time feature so it will run everyday and another to ...
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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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Cannot edit Initiation Form of Designer Workflows with InfoPath

I've got a reusable SP Designer workflow in SharePoint 2010, and I'm trying to edit the Initiation Form for it. I can open the workflow within SP Designer, click the form, and it opens in InfoPath. I ...