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Warning icon remains after page layout is reset to site definition in SP Designer 2010

When I reset a page layout to its site definition by right-clicking the page layout name in SP Designer 2010, choosing Reset to Site Definition, Clicking Yes on the warning that pops up, the warning ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow error on item update

I'm trying to create a simple workflow which will update a field in my current splistitem. It keeps giving me the following error. Any idea on this ?? The workflow could not update the item, possibly ...
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SP2007 Modify Approval Workflow

Following the completion of the built-in approval workflow, I need to run a second workflow. I'm using the 'wait until field changes' command to monitor the document for the change in approval. When ...
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When to use VS 2010 vs. SP Designer for development

When do we use Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 web part development and when do we stick with Designer? Are there pros/cons? As a noob, it seems that for more robust, customized web parts, ...
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Customize a web part's Miscellaneous tab

I've got a Data Form Web Part in SharePoint 2010 Designer that I'd like to customize so users can filter it on one of the columns. In other words, they'd be able to drop the web part in, then choose ...
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Discussion list body field contains junk text when updated from outlook

I have published a custom workflow for a discussion list which will send email notifications to a particular group. In the email contents I show the subject and body of the discussion. Below are the ...
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Filtering a joined list in SharePoint Designer

I have two lists, 'A' and 'B'. I need to display their joined data according to certain filters. A and B are joined using Linked sources and I can filter data by column values from A thanks to this ...
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How can I programmatically DELETE the person.aspx page in My Sites?

I want to REPLACE the person.aspx page in the OOTB My Sites Host portal in SharePoint 2010 It works perfectly fine if: Case 1: I open My Sites using SharePoint Designer 2010 DELETE the person.aspx ...
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Creating a Sharepoint Message pop from a sharepoint list - internal messaging

I'm after a internal messaging in Sharepoint. Something that a user can type some comments and it appears to other users including there usernames.Not neccesarily directing it to a specific users. ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow subdirectories

I just want to confirm that it is not possible to attach a workflow to a subdirectory in SPD 2007? If not, is there a way to setup a workflow to look at the documents in a subdirectory. Thanks
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What are the pros and cons of SharePoint Composite Applications?

When to use code based applications and when to use composite application?
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System account stops workflow process

I'm encountering with workflow in SharePoint 2010. I realize that System account stopped workflow process whenever. The workflow history has the following: Event Type: Error User ID: System Account ...
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Create a web part to display filtered list item

I've got a Contact list with info about departments in our organization. The list is at the department level, not person level. It has the following columns: Department Title ["Contact Helpdesk:", ...
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Custom worflow to create a task for a each user in a group?

I've seen several people asking this question trhoughout the web, with no real solution. Using SharePont 2007, and SharePoint Designer. What I am attempting to do is to create a workflow which ...
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Referencing SharePoint list columns with spaces in names

I'm running into issues referencing column names in SharePoint Designer 2010 when the names have spaces in them. This is discussed in this blog post. For example, I've tried using the following ...
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Is it possible to replace EditForm.aspx for a Content Type with a custom aspx form page?

I am trying to create an aspx page for uploading a document to a document library where the documents are associated with a content type. (Rather than using the standard EditForm.aspx) My efforts ...
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SharePoint CEWP Javascript works on IE8, but not Chrome or Firefox

I have some Javascript in a CEWP on a custom item display form that works fine with IE8, but not with Chrome or Firefox. The script is to hide select menu items from the display menu (mostly ...
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Workflow: wait until item is updated

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow that updates a list item, in another list (not the list the workflow is attached to). I need to make sure the item is updated before I move to the next step. What ...
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content types with a rich HTML site column

We have implemented content types with a rich HTML site column, but can't get rich text editing features (from ribbon) to work in pages when editing. Any idea?
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branding problems in sharepoint2010

I am stuck in a situation where I do not understand the default behavior of SharePoint 2010 while using SPModalDialog. I am using codeplex starter.master for further customising and branding. I ...
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Sharepoint menu Customization

I need to have a customized menu on SharePoint 2010 which looks like : Menu -> Link1 departments Link2 department1 Link3 department2 the links and departments are all in the ...
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How to start a child workflow?

I've created a new list-based workflow which has one step that's pretty simple. After that step I'd like to launch another workflow - the Collect Signatures workflow. How can I launch a child workflow ...
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Cross-Farm Social Features in SharePoint 2010?

We have two separate SP2010 Farms, Farm-A has a "TeamSite" web-application and "Mysite" is hosted on Farm-B. User Profile service is hosted on Farm-B and consumed in Farm-A. My Requirement is: ...
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How do you insert a column using the column editor in sharepoint designer 2010?

I would like to create a new calculated column in Sharepoint Designer 2010. So, IN SPD 2010 / Site columns, I click New, Calculated column, fill in the details and click OK. Up comes the the Column ...
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how to validate SharePoint:formfield

I have a data view web part and it does insert,delete ,in edit mode it save and cancel button.The data is based on a custom list.In the list i have set the max to 4 but in DWP it doesn't seem to work. ...
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Server Busy message when trying to open files in designer

When I try to open any file in the Sharepoint Designer I am getting the message: Server Busy The action cannot be completed because the other program is busy. Choose 'Switch To' to ...
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Workflow history retention duration for a SPD workflow?

With Visual Studio Workflow, I use to add <AutoCleanUpDays>9999</AutoCleanupDays> in order to keep the history of workflow for a longer time. How can I do the same for a wf built with ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow: can't add a lookup column in a custom task process

In a Workflow I'm building with SPD, I want to use a custom task process. One of its field is "Category" which must be selected from a category list. I create a site lookup column to this category ...
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Can I control the name of forms when using a custom task process in SharePoint Designer?

I use SPD 2010 to create a complex workflow. I use many custom task process to interact with the different users at different stages of the workflow. Each time I add a new custom task process in my ...
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MasterPage modification in SharePoint

I have migrated my moss 2007 site to SharePoint 2010 machine and in all my pages I had a gradient 1px image (repeated) which was forming a thick line before the navigation bar like about us, ...
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Adding a custom submit to newform.aspx in SP 2010

I am currently trying to modify the newform.aspx for a list in SP 2010. The requirement is to direct a user back to the root site(default.aspx) after submitting the form. I realize I would need to ...
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Customize inline edit form Column width and ControlMode

I have a custom list that I am using as a Frequently asked questions list for a number of subsites. I have 3 columns, Question, Answer and category. I want to make the question field readonly as well ...
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troubles with a custom SPD activity in sandboxed solution

I want to build a custom activity for SPD 2010 that can extract the full url of a workflow task. I did not found something like this OOB. Did I missed something ? I wrote the following code : ...
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Can the Top-Level-Site be recovered or does it need to be re-created?

Yesterday I was working on a project and thought I was within that specific site when I wanted to delete it, but accidently deleted the main site of the Farm. Today I went into SPD and found that ...
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Customizing the SharePoint 2010 Blog Post page

Can I customize the blog template pages in SharePoint 2010 Foundations? I found some articles online about editing the schema located in the 14Hive folder. I'd rather not do this, can it be done ...
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jQuery Script causing errant Page group to not load

In my attempt to present multiple list data, I have ventured into the territory of the DVWP. I have three lists A, B, C. Each of these lists are interrelated. When click the title from List A, I ...
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Link a Content Query Webpart column to a meeting workspace

I have created a CQWP which queries a Meetings calendar. It groups the contents by month in date order and displays these columns: Meeting Date, Start Time, Meetings Title and Location. I would ...
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SP2010: How to start a workflow which is not related to a document or list item?

I'm trying to build a "list" which is comprised of a bunch of workflows. Example workflows would be: Travel, Reimbursement, Software Request. I would like to list these workflows and allow a user to ...
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Suggest best way to do this approval workflow for share point form library

I have created the Info path form. Once the new form created i need to send the email to users which the user selected in the people picker field. Is that possible to do this using Designer,or VS ...
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How do I show single/multiple attachments from a XsltListViewWebPart of a list?

SharePoint 2007, trying to display attachments via an XsltListViewWebPart. Doesn't seem clear on how to accomplish this via designer.
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How do I create a create a site template that includes customizations?

I have a question for you all. I used a calendar and created some events in it. Then I used the filter webparts to filter the results between a start date and an end date. Then I saved the site as ...
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XSLT for summing Number column where there are cells with no value

This is akin to this question but I couldn't get the suggested sumAll function to work. I also have several different columns to sum and it just seems silly to have a separate template for each ...
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using SPD, in a parent dispform, can I add a new item form for its child?

Let's say we have a SP list : "Parents" and a SP list "Children". The later have a lookup field to the former. In the dispform of the parent, I want to have : the detail of the parent (OOB) the ...
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Multiple Item Form only updates last row

I've created a multiple item form in SharePoint Designer 2007. However when I click save only the last row gets updated. I've simplified this down to just a primary key value and an input field yet ...
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Task created by SharePoint Designer Workflow not firing a workflow [closed]

I have a MOSS2007 site that requires me to use the primary/secondary workflow approach. My workflows work perfectly on their own when I create tasks manually. When I use the primary workflow to ...
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Creating New Content Types - Parent- Child Sites

In my site I am creating a new site and subsites. We have a main site that we want to collect the different Projects (parent) and have the subsites have the project information along with other ...
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SharePoint Dropdown Vaue not updating in to Dataview webpart with SQL backend

I have a data view webpart and its source is a sql server database table(2005). I have the data view setup to be able to edit some of the fields inside the dataview. Instead of providing the user ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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Sharepoint Designer and Foundation version mismatch error?

The company I am employed by has been running SharePoint 2010 successfully for several months now. Recently when anyone attempts to connect to our main site using SharePoint designer they are ...
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Can I create a list in a pre-existing list?

I have created a subsite in the main site and this site is to allow employees to gather and fill out forms and data pertaning to projects and the like. I have tried using different sites to check if ...