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Backup & restore Designer workflow

How to Backup & Restore a SharePoint Designer workflow and add it another site? I would appreciate a step by step guide.
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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Set choice field values in initiation form using workflow variables SPD2010?

I am creating a SPD 2010 workflow which will be manually started and collect a value from the user. The value in question needs to use a choice field during initiation form. These value to allow the ...
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Workflow doesn't create tasks anymore

I created a custom workflow via copy&modify of the OOB feedback workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When the workflow is started there are usually tasks created for every participant of the ...
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How to make a field increment by one each time it a change is made via workflow?

I have a field called "rev" and it starts at 0 however I would like it to increment by 1 each time a change is made via workflow. What's the best easy to do this? Should the rev field be text and with ...
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Is it possible to create a site in a different Farm via SharePoint Designer Workflow

UPDATE: It looks a little bit like a cross domain limitation. I was able to successfully complete a site creation within farm the WF is executed on via REST, but as soon as I attempt to hit another ...
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Create a Current Date and Time Variable in SharePoint Designer 2013

Is there a way to set or create a date/time workflow variable with the current date and current time in a 2013 SPD Workflow?
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Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list

Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list. For Example: We have a column as ID - number, Name - Single line text box, Status - Approve as button so that user will click ...
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Style list header for numeric column

I am using the following css to style the headers of a list: .ms-vh, .ms-vh2-nofilter, .ms-vh2-nograd, .ms-vh2, .ms-vb{ text-align:left; color:red; } This seems to work for every ...
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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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Bring files then folders in Sharepoint 2010

I have a document library in a SharePoint 2010 site and it contains files and folders. Eg: some Excel, Word documents and few folders. How do I display the Excel and Word document first then the ...
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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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Entire Lookup Row to Appear in Dropdown

I hope I can explain this clearly. I am working in SharePoint 2013 and created a custom list that I pulling the data from that list into another list using lookup columns. For example, ID# is one of ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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collect data from user in workflow custom email - link to approve

I have the exactly same question as mentioned here : Collect Data from User in Workflow - custom email - collect data URL creation I want to send a custom email but including the link to the form ...
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How to retrieve previously entered information on a SharePoint list

Please assist me here. I have designed an infopath form and users will use the info path form to populate their timesheet information. I want to know how can i retrieve the previously entered ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to edit list views or add xslt without SharePoint Designer?

Is it possible to edit list views or add xslt without SharePoint Designer? SP Designer is blocked, but I have visual studio. I noticed I can see the "advanced edit" portions of the AllItems page, but ...
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Short Javascript script to detect if an item value with yes then redirect sharepoint page?

Is there a way to place a small JQuery/Javascript code to detect if an item list value is equal to yes and if so redirect the page using Content Editor Webpart? If "Status=no" Then <meta ...
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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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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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Is it possible to add grid lines to a sharepoint list

I am creating a list in sharepoint for my departments that will show their whereabouts throughout the week. I have created a table in excel, imported it through sharepoint and everything regarding ...
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Is SharePoint Designer freeware?

I am working on SharePoint 2013. I want to design some forms for my site. For this I need to install SharePoint Designer 2013, but before install I need to know if SharePoint designer 2013 is a ...
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Page layout not editable in SharePoint Designer

When I try to edit the page in SharePoint Designer it assk to checkout and edit the page layout, but I am not able edit the page in designer. I want to edit List view web part code in page, but it ...
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Using key-value defined in Site Options inside Designer Workflow

We have some key-value defined in Site Options for a site using SharePoint Designer. We want to use these values inside our Reusable Workflow designed using SharePoint Designer. I searched but cannot ...
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event id : 5553 error, any solution please help

I am getting the following error every one hour in SharePoint. Not sure what exactly is happening. Any help will be appreciated. The error is below. Event Id: 5553 failure trying to synch site ...
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event id : 7034 error, any solutions

I am getting the following error every one hour in SharePoint. Not sure what exactly is happening. Any help will be appreciated. The error is below. Event Id:7034 The SharePoint 2010 User ...
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Event id 2137 error, any solutions

I am getting the following error every one hour in SharePoint. Not sure what exactly is happening. Any help will be appreciated. The error is below. Event ID: 2137 The SharePoint Health Analyzer ...
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How do I set up a workflow for approved/rejected scenarios?

How do I set up a workflow for approved/rejected scenarios with SharePoint Designer? I need it to work so that if the assigned approver approves then the system needs to assign a task for someone else ...
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SharePoint 2013 “The URL Format is Invalid”

I have been chasing up an error and am struggling to resolve. I can browse my SharePoint site fine the only issue is Excel web app features do no display correct that's apparent to users However in ...
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Need a Choice column in a custom list for selecting “Language”

I have a custom list in SP2013 subsite and I need a choice column for selecting the language type i.e. English,French,Spanish etc and this selection of language should change the language that is to ...
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Need People Picker control in SharePoint designer

I am unable to find a people picker control in sharepoint designer. I am editing my NewForm.aspx that comes in a list "Add a New Item" in SP Designer 2013, added some text below the columns and ...
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How do I hide the Timeline in the 'Task List' data view web part using SharePoint Designer 2013

Using SharePoint Designer 2013 I've created a Data View web part that links to a Task List on my SharePoint 2013 site - and it all works as I'd expect. The only thing I can't seem to do is to remove ...
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How to concatenate 2 strings in SPD

I am using SharePoint 2013 workflow, is there a way to concat two string variables? I don't see an activity for it!
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SharePoint Workflow Auto CC

I have created workflows in SharePoint to send emails to end users giving information and asking questions. However, when the EU replies, if they do not push reply all it goes to a rarely monitored ...
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Display Announcements List in HTML Table on a SharePoint 2010

Consider this as my code for displaying Announcements list in a site page on my SharePoint 2010 site: <html> <head> <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Filter list without using SPD

I'm trying to filter a list, something like the OOTB WP, but more flexible. The problem with the webpart is that the user has to input the exact contents of the item he wants to find. I would like the ...
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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 to count the number of filtered records in SharePoint?

Using Text Filter I have filtered the List, now I need to count how many records have been filtered. Is it is feasible in SharePoint out of box feature? For example: In Text Filter if I type ...
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URL redirect from a button

I have added a button into my SharePoint list using SharePoint designer. I want to be able to open a document from the button. So I go the url for the word document by going properties on the normal ...
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How to resize webpart content (Excel sheet) without scrollbars in SharePoint 2013?

I have a business data-excel web access web part. I need help for below issue. How to resize webpart content (Excel sheet) without scrollbars in SharePoint 2013? Please assist.
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Access View in SharePoint 2010 and SP Designer Workflows on Change

Is there a way that when using a "Access View" view on a SharePoint 2010 list, that when i have a work flow to kick off on change, it doesn't kick off on a "per cell change" but rather a "per line/row ...
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Send Plain Text Email from SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

As the title says, I am looking for a way of sending plain text emails from SPD 2013 Workflow. I have found this similar post for 2010, but I am hoping there's a workaround for 2013 which I have not ...
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WebPart dissapear after making chrome type none

I am trying to customize my portal page as a fresh developer, I add css and disappear the quick lunch and some more css.Within few past days, I faced with weird issue that when I make a web part and ...
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Make field clickable to open a document

I'm trying to make the title of a Sharepoint 2013 list clickable to open a document: <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="Title" /> <FieldRef Name="Project"/> <FieldRef ...
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Include link to task in task notification email body

I am customizing the Email task notification message body in SharePoint Designer and need to include a link to the task. I can get all the pieces of the url except the task list id. I have: [%Task ...
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Restart workflow

If I have Collect Data From User Action and based on approver answer I need to restart workflow . Is it applicable using SharePoint Designer 2013?
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What does status “in progress” mean on SharePoint Tasks?

I am new on SharePoint and I want to know what does the status In Progress mean on SharePoint Designer 2010 Approval Workflow's Tasks, because tasks, normally, begin with status Not Started and any ...
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Prevent overlapping events in Sharepoint calendar list

I have created one calendar list for a meeting room in SharePoint 2013. How can I warn the user for double booking and overlapping events without using C# code?
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How to highlight the searched result in sharepoint?

I have used Text filter in my sharepoint designer and filters the list as per the text given in text box filter, now I need to highlight the searched text inside the list, is there any out of box ...