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SharePoint Designer workflow to update list items in different site collections

Will I be able to use SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow to update list items in different site collections? Are there any alternative to update list items in different site collections?
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Autoincrement with Fresh counters everyday

YYYYMMDD-XX Suppose List Item is created today Its Unique ID should be 20150604-01 20150604-02 ..... 20150604-99 Suppose Item is created Tomorrow Item Unique ID should be 20150605-01 ...
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How to change the color of each column in a SharePoint chart?

How does one change the color of each column in a SharePoint Chart Web part? For example the "passed" column would be green, the "stopped" would be red. I am pulling data from this list: It ...
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...
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Grant Anonymous User access to click start workflow

I apologize up front if this has been answered and I just can't find it. I need to be able to grant all Anonymous users access to start workflows. "click the physical start button for a workflow" (I ...
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SharePoint workflow formatted text sent to List

Hopefully this is a simple question. I have a workflow for users to select a, b, or c. Then the workflow creates a new list entry with X description. I have tried setting variable X to "description of ...
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How to get 'form digest value' used 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 like $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web", type: ...
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Send value of a field created in a workflow as an email

I have a workflow which collects user input in regard to a hyperlink field. A second workflow then takes the value in this hyperlink field and copies it into the original list. Is it possible to send ...
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Email alert designed using SharePoint Designer doesnt display image

I created an email alert workflow in SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer. This email alert has images embedded in them using the HTML tag . When i receive the email alert,it doesn't load in ...
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Conditional formatting help SPD 2010

I have an issue that often occurs. When I go to apply conditional formatting (CF) to a list view 'say I want to turn a priority to RED if it equals critical'. If the list has grouping enabled and it ...
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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disabled workflow still running

Strangely even after un-checking workflow start options, it still fires when a primary workflow by email trigger. The workflow was save and publish multiple times but not working. It's a long workflow ...
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How to create links to lists in my custom global navigation

Created a global Navigation with drop down menu but not sure how to create links in my code to my SP lists. Here is a link to my code. http://jsfiddle.net/XPE3w/2738/
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How to add a New Item form to a page in SharePoint Online?

I am using SharePoint Online which looks to be version 2013. I want a New Item form on my home page. I have tried SharePoint Designer 2013. I tried making a new page and it complains that "this page ...
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Looking up a person in sharepoint workflow?

I have one list called Teams. The Teams item has two columns Leader and Members. Both are people fields with the Members being multiple values. I have a second list called Requests. In a Requests ...
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Link to task page in email

I've created an Approval Workflow that runs when an item is added to a list. At creation of a new item, the workflow starts and sends an email to a specific user. The problem is, I want to add a link ...
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How do I define the priority of conditional formatting in sharepoint designer?

Let's say if I have two conditional formatting for a list: if category = cat, background color change to red if location = foo, background color change to grey. Now, if the item has the category ...
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Adjusting custom list column widths

I would like to adjust the column widths in a custom list in Sharepoint 2013. What is the easiest way to do this?
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Custom activity created and appearing in Actions list in SPD, but cannot select it

I've been following several examples regarding custom actions. I've been trying to deploy my own one, but although I can see the action inside SPD, when selected it doesn't appear in the workflow ...
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When you select a custom activity from the Actions drop-down, nothing happens

I have added a custom activity to the actions drop down in sharepoint designer, this is a code activity as I need to update an external system, I have followed all instructions and it appears in the ...
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SharePoint form link displays differently if clicked versus if copy-pasted into browser

I created a form in SP designer then sent the link to some colleagues. Most clicked on the link in the email and were taken to a spotless and clean form. Another copy-pasted the link into their ...
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HTML/CSS Website conversion to Sharepoint

This is my first time ever working with SharePoint I have developed websites before PHP/Ruby but I have never worked with this before. I have SP Designer installed but I'm really clueless how to get ...
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Sharepoint surveys. Can I generate a “failed to respond” notification?

I've created a survey in SharePoint that 10 individuals are required to create a new response to on a daily basis. Is there a way to set up a workflow to notify me when 1 of the 10 people do NOT ...
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How to create new External Content Type on SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to create a new External Content Type on Sharepint Designer , but where I try to insert the web services wisdom into the "New Connection -> WCF Connection " I get the following error: ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Check status across multiple list items and update list item

Looking for some help on solving a problem in using SharePoint workflows. (i'm using SharePoint 2010 & designer 2010(No access to visual studio). I'm using custom lists that act as task lists, ...
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Yes\No field to display as a checkbox in the web part view

Running SP 2010 Enterprise and using SPD 2010. I have a yes/no column but want it to display as a checkbox in the list view as the list is being used as some sort of checklist. How can this be done?
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Missing Site Objects Items

How can I make sure that I can view and use all of the site objects in SharePoint 2010 Designer? My system administrator setup a SharePoint server, and I installed SharePoint Designer. I created a ...
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SharePoint Refiner webpart only showing one filter item instead of three

I am building an out of the box SharePoint search. The basic search works just fine. I have created a SharePoint list and added a metadata column which is tied to the TermStore and ran the full ...
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How do I add a top banner to my SharePoint 2013 site

I did every step in this article perfectly and still my banner does not populate to the top of my SharePoint site.
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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...
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Error While saving list workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

I am trying to create custom workflow using SharePoint workflow 2013 at client side.While I am saving this, it thowas error-"Server side activities have been updated. You need to restart sharepoint ...
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Remove the new item button from views

I have a template that has custom views and permissions. The template consists of 1 list that has a custom permission that means they can only EDIT items in the list (No DELETE and no ADD). The main ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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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 to copy a record from one form library to another having different formss

I am trying to create a workflow using SharePoint Designer that will copy a record (row) from one InfoPath form library with a unique form template to another InfoPath form library with a different ...
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replace text in Sharepoint designer workflow

I have a List with a item of multistring value with length greater than 255.e.g 500 characters. The workflow needs to run on every change and not manually. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version ...
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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 External Content Type error: An entry has been added to the Windows event log of the server.

I have an External Content Type list connecting an SQL server in SharePoint 2013, and the data is not submitting/saving in the front-end of SharePoint using InfoPath. The error message is the ...
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What is the formal way to hide fields from the buit-in New and edit forms using jquery

I am facing some problems in hiding fields from the New and edit forms, if I chose to do so from the Content Type settings and set the column as hidden. As there seems to be some scenarios where these ...
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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type (sharepoint workflow)

I have 2 lists list1 and list2. I create workflow for the list1, but I want to update the list2. here is my workflow: Step: Create in list2 Create item in List2 (Output to Variable: create ) ...
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Master page modification

If a create a new Site and then open it in SPD then navigate to Master Pages I see a default.master, a minimal.Master and a v4.master. Which one do I change if I want all the quick links s4-leftpanel ...
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Use REST odata webservice to update a project in Project server

I am using a workflow to create a project in project server 2013. This seems like a fairly common operation, but I need to set a few pieces of information when I create the project that are not ...
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How to give a subsite a specific master page?

I have a parent site , and two subsites deriving from it. However, I need to apply a master page template to one of the sub sites only, but I am unable to do so in SP 2013. I have tried applying the ...
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SharePoint List Custom Display Form Limitation

Is there any limit on number of fields which can be shown in Custom Display form of SharePoint List? Please let me know
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2013 Workflow missing when viewed from another PC

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Workflow content missing when viewed from another PC

I created few workflows in my company site using SharePoint designer 2013 in my office computer.(My company is using SharePoint Online 2013).I saved the workflows and published them in the site.They ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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Display a list or library from top level site to subsites in sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application with a top level site and some subsites, how can I Display a list or library from top level site to subsites.
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Pass data collected during the workflow into the right field of the related list without finishing the task

Is it possible to pass data collected during the workflow into the related SharePoint list without clicking "Complete Task"? My problem is, that my manager don't want to/ can't fill in all fields of ...