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<xsl:if test=“ddwrt:IfHasRights(16)”> no longer working in a New form (Sharepoint Online)

We have a list with some fields hidden for normal users, but approvers have edit access to these fields. The list has been working fine with the new,edit, and view forms all working as expected for ...
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Can I immediately call a function when selecting data in a SharePoint 2010 choice field?

I am trying to show/hide other fields depending on the choice selected from a specific choice field in my SharePoint form (NOT InfoPath). I can get it to work using "onfocusout" but that does not work ...
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List does not exist Error when opening the views

I created a list template without including Content for a Document library and created a Library using that Template. But in the newly created library, lot of my views are showing the below error. ...
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Attaching CSS to only one html welcome page

I am trying to set a html homepage to a sharepoint page, The html is based off a bootstrap template as it felt the best to fit the purpose. My problem is that once uploaded to the sharepoint server ...
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how to change connection source in data connections in infopath forms.?

I've created and published my form in DEV environment. For testing, I have published it to the Test environment. I used the following technique and now the forms are working fine. Saved the source ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow task gets canceled

I have installed and configured sSharePoint 2013 workflow manager according to the instructions on msdn. When i create a simple workflow in SharePOint designer, just one task, the task gets canceled ...
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how to have a list like this

i would like a list that has one more column with a hyper link "details" inside of it. when i click that link for each list item, it should take me to a new item view. if this is the first visit then ...
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How To Define Specific ReadItem Finder with List View in External List?

I have an external list which is using the BCS to pull data from a custom database. This database has several views which have the same column structure and several that do not. I have been adding ...
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showing custom presence instead of lync presence on sharepoint page

I found how SharePoint shows the lync presence on SharePoint, the magic is in the communication between IE & name.dll ActiveX control (which comes with OCS or office). This is something a hidden ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 sandboxed deployment error - partial trust app domain

I'm in the process of creating a sandboxed web part, during debugging though once it is on the site the web part displays the error shown below: Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Creating New Document Sets

Scenario: We have a document library with document sets configured with some default documents in them. When creating a new Document Set normally, it adds the default documents just fine. We have a ...
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Create list using a Workflow

I have a list of projects called "Project Reference." I want to create a new project list (for project tracking) called "[Project Name] Tracking" when someone adds a new project to Project Reference. ...
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How can I negate a condition in a workflow?

In Sharepoint Designer 2010, how can I negate a "If the file size is between x and y kilobytes" condition? I need an action to be performed if the file is NOT in that file size interval. So far I ...
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How to stop two version a sharepoint designer workflow running at the same time?

I have a SharePoint 2010 designer workflow that is running on change. When I publish a new version of the workflow and the items is edited, I end up with two version of the workflow running. Is there ...
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Can I add a user to a SharePoint Group in a workflow

We need to have a list where contributors request new users to be added to a site. The site owner then needs to approve this request on the list (the users wnat to see the progress of their request as ...
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How to query person column based on a person column from another list in Workflow?

I have issues retrieving a person stored in one column based on the value (person) in another by workflow (SPD2010) The real scenario looks like this: In the first list we store name of the team ...
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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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Create External Content Type - Access denied by Business Data Connectivity

Following the technet articles on how to get external data into SharePoint 2013 (for testing purposes) I've created: Business Data Connectivity Service with Metadata Store Permissions Secure Store ...
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Apply custom css to Sharepoint 2013 page

I'm very new to Sharepoint programming so I appologize if my question sounds stupid. How can I add a custom css stylesheet to my site's pages? Are there any free tools to help me customize my site ...
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Open file from document library by selecting something other than name

Currently to open a file you have to click on name. Is there a way to open this file by clicking on another column instead of name? Thanks
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Conditional Formatting on SharePoint 2013 Designer

I am working as an IT support in a small company. I need to create a formatting function for a dropdown control box column with months (multiple months can be selected). If there are multiple months ...
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How to load custom webparts in site page asynchronously in sharepoint 2010

In home page of my site i have some custom webparts. so home page is taking much time to load page,I want to load custom webparts asynchronously how can i do this. Does anyone have any idea.
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SP2013 breadcrumbs work but do not display an image

I have enabled Breadcrumps in Sharepoint 2013 and they are working when I click where it should be. The problem is that there is not an image. Can anyone tell me where this image is located or why it ...
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“Server Error” When Saving MasterPage Changes in Designer

I wish to edit a master page using SharePoint Designer 2013 however once i have made my changes and go to save i get the error "Server Error: This file may not be moved, deleted, renamed or otherwise ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Footer Placeholder

I'm new to Sharepoint, and I'v just got responsible for applying the branding style of my company to it, actually I'm stuck at this footer thing. Goggling around people say that I just need to create ...
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how to hide dataformwebpart view ribbon tab

i am new to sharepoint, currently i am develop my site with sharepoint 2010 foundation, when i create a dataformwebpart and set the page to my homepage, an extra ribbon is coming out, my question is ...
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How do I use some form of version control on SharePoint Designer created forms?

Is there any way to create a recoverable backup of a SharePoint Designer created list form? I've seen references of version controlling InfoPath forms, but that is not an option in our case. I had a ...
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inheritance in Sharepoint team site to subsite

I would like to know if I am creating a subsite from a team site how I can edit the template to inherit the branding I apply to new subsites. Is this possible and which template(s) do I edit.
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workflow on all documents in a document set

Using SharePoint Designer 2010, I was wandering if it is possible to some how retrieve all of the documents inside a document set? I eventually want a workflow to run against all of these documents ...
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Customize Form (new wiki page)

Firstly, I would like to create a section for news in SharePoint, for this I use a wiki library, so far, it's good. Everything works fine, but I'd like to change is some point for my needs. when a ...
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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 add web part in page layout?

Ok I created my first master page and now I am working on page layout. I created a new "Publishing Content Type" page layout in SharePoint Designer whose content type was "Page". In that page I want ...
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2 web application points to same content db in sharepoint

Is that possible that 2 or more web application in same farm can point to same content db, if yes Please let me know the procedure. If the answer is no, Can you please tell me , Is that any way to ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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Automatically Start this workflow whenever an item is changed SharePoint Designer 2007

I am trying to send an automatic email when an item is changed and a Option Checkbox Field is selected. The item will be edited multiple times so I want the worflow to trigger that email only once and ...
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Why is my SPD 2010 workflow running twice?

I've got a support case for a client, and they have a super simple workflow on a list. It simply sends an email to a user from a person field, whenever an item is added to the list. The client ...
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Is it necessary to republish a workflow after you make changes?

I have a workflow on a document library. If I update that workflow in sharepoint designer and save, is it necessary to do a publish for that change to "take effect" in sharepoint, or is it enough to ...
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Set Hyperlink Field Using SPD 2010 Workflow

I've been doing a LOT of research to try to figure out how to do this, but nothing is working. I have a column named "Update Item" that I want to be a link to start a workflow. I have workflow setup ...
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Edit date format of Blog post and comments

I'm trying to change the date format of blog posts and comments in Post.aspx, but having trouble. What I want to do is change the $thisNode/@PublishedDate value with ...
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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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“Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown” got error when i have signout from webapplication in sharepoint 2010?

I'm getting this very error when registering a new user in Sharepoint 2010 (FBA) using asp:CreateUserWizard. For already existing users, the FBA login process works just fine. When I run the ...
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“Error Creating Control” when using Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007

I am designing a form using the SP designer 2007. I am getting the following error on of my control Is there any fix for this please?
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Move documents from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have an old sharepoint site containing around 50 document libraries with subfolders and files. No these document libraries should be moved to a new SharePoint 2010 site. I've tried this using the ...
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More than 1 Dispform for List

I have 2 groups of people which should have access to different versions of a DispForm of a List. For 1 of these groups all links should be disabled and they should see the content with another ...
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Automatically change the Outcome of a Task [How To?]

Here is my situation: I am working on a workflow (in SharePoint Designer) that is triggered when a new task is created. In some cases, I need to automatically complete a task via my workflow. To ...
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Return to same view after starting workflow

I've created a custom action to start a workflow created with SharePoint Workflow Designer. When use the action, the workflow's initation form appears. Problem is when I click "Start" in the ...
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Trouble copying a folder with a workflow

I'm using a "display" flag for people to only see what they care about, when display is set to "no" i just copy the item to a different list and remove it from the original list. I am using a ...
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Use Managed Navigation term as page title

I'm using Managed Metadata for navigation on a new site, and I've created a page to be used by the term set. The content of the page is dynamic, thanks to the Items Matching a Tag web part. However, ...
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How to get count of recently added items which have “New” tag in sharepoint list?

Im using sharepoint Data View Web Part, I just want to get the Count of recently added items count from list mean which have "NEW" tags the above image has two new items so it should show "2" in ...