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Workflow variable 'WorkflowContext:ItemName' empty on first attempt

I'm working on SharePoint Workflows with SharePoint Designer, but I'm currently facing a strange behavior. In an approval workflow, when it comes to the "When task expire" stage, an e-mail is sent ...
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Send attendee a reminder email - workflow

SP & SP Designer 2013, no Visio 2013, I have Visio 2010 When I create a calendar event I just want an email reminder to be sent to the Attendee(s). Don't know why this isn't an OOB function. ...
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How to get 'form digest value' to use in REST call?

I am trying to delete a web by calling the REST service from a SharePoint 2013 workflow. The MSDN reference here tells the syntax is like below: $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web", ...
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Display text as Italic for Description while creating a field in sharepoint 2010

While creating a Field in sharepoint 2010 can we make the description text as Italic ? If so can you please provide me sample. I have tried using <i></i> but with out no luck.
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2010 Designer Workflow - add 1 condition and it won't publish

I have a very large list (column-wise) (no actual documents yet other than 2-3 testing ones) in SharePoint 2010 where I have customized the form using the InfoPath designer. I am trying to create a ...
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How can I have two workflows that run on one list, with conditions?

I've got a list, which has two SharePoint Designer workflows running on them. Both are fairly simple workflows. The first workflow, New Request is initiated on item creation, and it set's a field ...
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How to Reference a Custom .CSS File on the Master Page in Foundation with SPD

I am using SharePoint 2013 Foundation and SharePoint Designer. I have a site collection with a subsite that contains wiki pages. I'm trying to change some of the styles on the wiki pages (like header ...
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SharePoint Workflow Task Escalation

Does anyone know if when you use the action to escalate a task after it's expired if it completes the task for the person who let it expire? I'm not finding much out there about this. I do have a test ...
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External Content type failed to save, The name domain\username cannot be resolved via Active Directory

I get the below error when I try to edit the external content type through SharePoint Designer. The Name Domail\username, is no longer with our organization. I believe he created this External Content ...
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How to get a mini calendar webpart like an asp.net calendar webpart

I would like to display a mini calendar as webpart on a sharepoint page. I have tried all the calendar views but nothing satisfied the requirement. I need something like an asp.net calendar that ...
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Workflow updates one list but not another

I'm trying to setup a change management request scenario with three lists but I'm having issues getting the 2nd list to update after the 3rd and final workflow. After being approved the State column ...
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how to send approval email automatically from dropdown value selected using sharepoint list workflow

I have a list with some data field.Now I have to choose some name from dropdown.Everytime when i filled up all the data field and click for submission,then an approver email should go that perticular ...
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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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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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Copy data from two sharepoint list into one

I am using SharePoint Designer workflow to copy data from two identical list(with same column names) to another same list for backup purpose. Backup list created using one of the list's template. ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Copy List Item Creates Duplicate Entries

I have a very simple workflow set on a list that does the following: A) If ColumnName:Random equals Approved, Copy item in Current Item to CopiedList That's it. If a choice column named 'Random' ...
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SP2010 - Edit in Sharepoint Designer open in Word

I'm completely stuck on this issue that keeps reoccuring for my organizations Sharepoint Administrators. On a Site Page under Site Actions, selecting the option 'Edit in Sharepoint Designer' opens ...
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SharePoint Designer not creating NewForm or EditForm for Stored Proc

I have created an external list using an external content type which uses stored procs for create, update, and delete operations. When I try adding a new item to that list using a Web Part, I'm ...
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Syntax for setting multi-value lookup fields in SPD 2013 workflows

I'm trying to set the value of a field in a lookup column using a SPD 2013 workflow. The column is set to allow multiple values in the lookup. I've seen many sources stating that the syntax for ...
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List newform display another list column

I have question regarding newform and parent/child relationship between two lists. I have a list incident and a column name issue list (dropdown). The Issue list dropdown has the name of other list. ...
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Site home page completely messed up?

I was trying to add a dropdown for top menu bar in a SharePoint 2013 site. I opened the site in SPD 2013 and followed the instructions as mentioned in How to create drop-down menu in the SharePoint ...
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Automatically Import Excel Data to SharePoint List

This question has been asked before but I haven't found an answer that works for me and my limitations. I have an excel spreadsheet that is currently being used to input data with 20+ records each ...
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Created a Custom List So Employees can sign up for Training Sessions

So what I did was create a custom list. As you can see I listed some times that the Employee can pick. I made a column for "Available." If no name is present than the slot will be open. If is it is ...
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SharePoint 2013: Remove “Share with Everyone Option” Microblog Web Part

I'll start this off straight, I'm an intern who got way too in over his head. I am tasked with migrating our SharePoint 2010 environment to 2013. But in doing this I need to edit some of the social ...
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Creating periodic/looping workflows

I have a list named reminder_list which has a DateTime field called reminder date. I want to create a SharePoint designer workflow on that list which will run everyday and check if the reminder date ...
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How to restrict sharing of a folder on Onedrive for business using REST API?

Using SharePoint REST API(App only token), I want to restrict sharing of a folder(or file) on onedrive for business to with in an organization. For example, A file is shared with "user1@domain.com" ...
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Can I archive list items with version history and dependency on other list using CSOM / webserivce?

I am using SharePoint 2013 with High trust Provider Hosted Apps. I am facing a problem where I need to archive list items from two lists dependent on each other. Both the lists have versions enabled ...
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Any tips to avoid SPD2013 crash

I am working on SP2013 on-premise standard. When I connect to a site collection and create a new workflow with SPD2013, there is no problem. Then I export the site (included the SPD workflow) and ...
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SharePoint List Workflow

I have two different lists with different items! let's call them for List A and List B I want to create a worflow that can do the following rows when I change something in the list so must the flea ...
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can hide a list or library in Sharepoint Designer from the browser, but it is also getting hidden from the Designer. How can I unhide a hidden list or library? It is not consistent which of them ...
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Workflow Emails Sharepoint 2010 don't send what is in define message and go to wrong person

I'm trying to setup an email response that when I change "Completed by Data" to "yes" it will send an email back to the created by person. This didn't work so I tried a simple send to user "Bryan" ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Remove the hyperlink from a lookup column in a list view

I've searched the web and found a solution.... IF I WAS USING 2010 or 2007. I have cascading selections referencing two different lists that hold the dependencies as lookup columns. My cascading ...
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Validating a set of dates in Microsoft Sharepoint

I am trying to validate dates in a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub. I, then, want that [Date of ...
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Validations not working in Sharepoint 2010 at all, Both list and column validation will not affect my request form? [duplicate]

I have a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub and I need to validate two dates within a form I have [Date of ...
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Validating dates on a form in Sharepoint and validation will not work at all anywhere, what can I do? [duplicate]

I am trying to validate dates in a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub. I, then, want that [Date of Request] ...
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Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement

I am still new to SharePoint and workflows, so please bear with me. I have a list consisting of sales orders that are on hold. I am trying to write a workflow so that when someone either A) enters a ...
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Workflow - Items created by a group then email another group

What I'm trying to do is have a SharePoint Designer (2010) workflow for a list I have on the event when an item is created to send an email. That part is simple. Where I'm getting stuck is I want it ...
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Not getting [Object File] from a File Input HTML Control using JQuery in WebPart Custom Page

I am Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I have a file input control and a button as below: <input type="file" name="Resume" id="upload"></input> <input type="button" id="btnSave" ...
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Pages being deleted when making a change

I have been working in SharePoint for a few months editing in both SharePoint itself and using SharePoint Designer 2010. Today Sharepoint would no longer allow me to edit my website and was deleting ...
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How to remove/adjust Title in the Home.aspx with SharePoint 2010

I am looking for a way to modify the title in my Home page (/SiteAssets/Home.aspx) as removing a "New" word with SharePoint 2010. I have edited in the v4.master page. However, it did not affect to my ...
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Cannot save document properties with workflow enabled

I have created a simple workflow (through SharePoint designer 2013) on a document library. This workflow has one step, to email the users in a group when a new document is uploaded. The email ...
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Download Button in Picture Library Thumbnail Mouse over Content [duplicate]

To download a picture from the picture library my client needs to select an image, click the 3 dots, again click the 3 dots and then click on Download a Copy. This seems to be a tedious process for ...
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Need to change the value of a drop down choice box

I have a list in sharepoint. One column is a choice box for pending, approved, denied. I need to create a method to approve all on the click of a button. I cant figure out how because it doesnt ...
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Order By clause is ignored

I've created an external content type using SharePoint designer with all 5 operations. Then, I figured it orders by the element ID. I've exported the BDCM file, opened it with Notepad, and modified to ...
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Simple way for user to refine and search for documents within site

I am in the midst of organizing the documents stored on my company's SharePoint site. All I want is a way for the user to search for data by narrowing their search down to spedific fields. For example ...
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sharepoint designer - collect data from task - date and time

I'm using sharePoint designer 2010, I have creted workflow. I used the task "Collect Data From User", and I defined field as "date and time" type. the user filling the task field and I can see the ...
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Focus on Browse tab in ribbon [duplicate]

Whenever we click on new item in sharepoint custom list, it opens Newform.aspx. If you check ribbon at this stage focus will be on "Edit" tab. How do we change focus to "Browse" tab after page load ...
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Dynamic XPath Filter?

I'm working on a project that requires a dynamic filter. I have a recursive template that builds the filter structure. Here's the code in that template. <xsl:choose> ...
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After migrating the Infopath designer form from sharepoint 2010 to 2013 version, people lookup icon is not working

In my application, a form which is designed in sharepoint 2010 is been migrated to 2013 version, but unable to click and check the people or group icon and select the list for the same. The same ...
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Sharepoint lookup field column customization migrated from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013

When my sharepoint application is migrated from 2010 version to 2013, the lookup field list data, it comes with id;# appended while displaying the contents in 2013 .. The same field shows only the ...