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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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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 ...
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PreSaveAction on edit mode

I'm working on a custom list. Two DWP webparts the first one insert data(save button only but some fields are pre filled) and the other one shows the data(This has got edit and delete enabled) I'm of ...
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Limit number of words in the text box

I am new to Info path, I know how to limit the no.of characters entered in to the text box using string-length function. But is there any way we can limit the number of Words entered in to an ...
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Access SharePoint intranet application from Sharepoint Designer 2010

I can not access our intranet portal from SharePoint Designer 2010 I enabled anonymous access in IIS for SharePoint web application I enabled user permissions for User Remote Interfaces It has ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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I need help using multiple content types in a wiki page library

I currently trying to used multiple custom content types based off of the wiki page content type in one wiki page library. "Allow management of content types" has been enabled with the designer The ...
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Range of minutes

I have a date field and time, and want to take this 5 minute interval in the select minutes, I want to be in sequence, example: 00,01,02,03,04,05,...55,56,57,58,59. How can this be done?
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Adding a non WCF SOAP wsdl as external content type in sharepoint manager

This is location to my wsdl, it is WSDL created by Spring WS: http://foo.bar/local/rpc/file.wsdl I am trying to add the connection to external data source from sharepoint designer. In the selection ...
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Promoted Links LIM action missing?

I created a List Item Menu (LIM) custom action in Sharepoint Designer and I wonder where I will see that. I checked the Promoted Links list I created and changed the view to All Promoted Links (which ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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I'm getting an error: Register-SPWorkflowService : The root of the certificate chain is not a trusted root authority

I installed SP Server 2013 and Workflow Manager in one server. When I configure Workflow Manager to work with SharePoint Server 2013 farm (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj658588), I am ...
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Ribbon is disabled when I Filter an external list in SharePoint 2010

I created an external list in sharepoint 2010 (SP1) using SPD. The backend is sql server. The I added a wildcard filter on a column called Source_System (and a limit filter). The out of the box ...
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_catalogs/masterpage/ returns 404 NOT FOUND - MOSS 2007

I am new in Sharepoint, but I am with a project that is using MOSS 2007. When I try to access Gallery > Master Page it redirects to http://myservername/_catalogs/masterpage/. The problem is that ...
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Workflow lookup over another site

Is there any way to look up items from a soap data source in a workflow with sp 2010? I have a site (Organization) contains a sub site (Departments) and this sub site contains many other sub sites ...
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How to upload file in document library in sandbox solution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upload file using sandbox solution How to upload file in document library in sandbox solution ? File upload control is not working sandbox in sandbox solution
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Adding Controls to a Bing Map Webpart for SP 2010

I am using this WebPart to display Bing Maps, I did lots of research to find out, how can I put controls on it as one shown in picture in link but didn;t find any hint except AJAX might help, can ...
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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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Webpart connection filter with Term Store metadata

I'm editing a list's dispform.aspx by adding a document library and trying to filter this one. I created a web part connection between the item ('Provide Row to') and the document library according a ...
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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 ...
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sharepoint designer workflow

I need to do the following Create a site workflow that will: Check the folder creation date in a document library If the folder is older than 30 days, move the folder somewhere. Questions: Can ...
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How to add Some Javascript code to all the aspx pages not just on web parts?

I just want to modify some of the contents on all the SharePoint pages be it adminstration page or some site page or any other page using my script (Javascript) and AJAX code. My ultimate aim is to ...
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How to register a Web Part as safe?

At launching "Preview in Browser" (by pressing F12) of a page from SPD 2010 I am getting the error: soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Web ...
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Create a workflow in SharePoint

I am new to the SharePoint technology. I need to create a workflow when a new document has been uploaded to the document library, it should fire an email to a particular user. How to do this?
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SharePoint 2013 Add Read more link in Announcement web part each list items

I want to add Read more link in my Announcement Web Part I followed this blog post: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/2013/04/07/styling-announcements-with-javascript-using-js-link-in-sharepoint-2013/ ...
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How to display more than 3 views in document library?

I have 4 views "All Documents" "Agreements" "Permits" "Deeds" I want to display all 4 of them above my document library but only 3 get displayed and the fourth gets placed in the "..." section. I ...
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Uploading files to SharePoint containing the ampersand character

I'm trying to upload files and folders to a library using SharePoint Designer 2007 (on a WSS 3.0 SharePoint site). It's giving me an error when I try to upload empty folders or folders that have an ...
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How to apply new page layout to all existing pages in a site?

I really need your help. I've created a new page layout in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to apply it to all existing pages in a site. Another thing to note, some subsites and pages use ...
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Where is the _layouts directory on the server?

I'm editing a file using SharePoint Designer. Where is the folder url("/_layouts/images/) stored on the server?
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Value of Hyperlink Field in Page Layout

I'm making a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010. I have, as part of the content type for this Page Layout, a field of type Hyperlink. I want to use the "Description" and actual URL stored in ...
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Using an ID to remove a class using jQuery

I'm trying to remove the classstatic selected menu-item using $("#slink").removeClass("static selected menu-item"); Thanks guys.I'm sure the Jquery script is running as i have other stuff there. ...
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Unable to update field with SP Designer 2010 workflow

I currently have a quite a simple workflow on a library that has a simple content type. I have created a SharePont Designer 2010 workflow that updateds a list item value based on whether or not the ...
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How can i edit master page in visual studio?

SPD is very uncomfortable for me. I try to open master page ny using the path "\portal\davwwwroot_catalogs\masterpage", but visual studio give the error Microsoft Visual Studio Could not find ...
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When is Sharepoint Designer valuable?

I am going to be redesigning some SharePoint 2010 sites (basic content, primarily). In the process of research, I have found there is a free tool called SharePoint Designer which presumably allows ...
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How to Fetch Data from .ICS file in Sharepoint 2010 ?

How to fetch data from iCalendar file in sharepoint 2010 webpart ?
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Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference?

What is the difference between "Hidden Web Part" and "Closed Web Pat"? PS. I tried to search on the internet but could only find "deleting vs. closing" web parts Sharepoint 2010 (Sharepoint ...
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Making a cab file with ddf (to create a wsp solution package)

I am trying to Create a ddf file for my custom list feature using tutorial given in this link Create a wsp using ddf but in this link there isn't enough Information like what is the directory ...
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Programming without being at the SharePoint Server

From my understanding, if one need to use Visual Studio to do some programming (be it C# or VB) on the SharePoint Server, one need to be at the Server that have Visual Studio, SharePoint Server and ...
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How can I override default css in SharePoinrt 2010 web parts

I would like all my custom webpart and default webparts to look the same. I know css classes like: ms-vh and ms-vb are used for the fonts, anchors and cell backgrounds. What would be the best way to ...
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Customize content query web part's look

I'd like to customize the way a content query web part (CQWP) displays a list on SharePoint 2010; the list is defined in the root and is going to be fetched in a subsite. Each subsite will pull one ...
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32 bit sharepoint designer 2010 will work with sharepoint server 2010?

My question is whether 32 bit SharePoint Designer 2010 will work with SharePoint Server 2010 or not. SharePoint Server 2010 is 64 bit only while SharePoint Designer is available in 32 bit or 64 bit. ...