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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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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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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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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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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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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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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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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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Unable to create list form(newform,editform or displayform) in SharePoint 2010

Using SharePoint Designer, I am trying to create some dummy listforms (newform1,editform1 or displayform1) but when I create one it pops up the following error. "could not save the list changes ...
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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. ...
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Execute a batch file from the sharepoint designer workflow?

is there a way to execute the batch(*.bat) file from a sharepoint designer workflow? I've a specific column in the sharepoint list, a batch file should be executed whenever the value of the field ...
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What is the way to change the top right portion of SharePoint?

we are looking at branding our SharePoint 2013 site. What is the way to clear out all the stuff on top right corner like NewsFeed, skydrive, share, follow? Is it possible via designer/VS? I have ...
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Powershell command to find active features for site collection

Im trying to find active futures for my site from below script but im prompt with error ( cannot call a method on a null-valued expression) Appreciate your help $activeFeatures = Get-SPFeature ...
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Sharepoint Site with Excel Sheet Template for Users to create New Sheets

I am tasked in work with creating a share-point site. Here are my requirements: The main page must allow the user to create a new "File". The file must be an excel sheet template that i will style ...
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Open a modal from a link in wiki-site: Sharepoint removes javascript

so I tried to add a little horizontal menu to a wiki-site and wanted one of the links to open in a modal Dialog (a contact form). Every time I try to add it about the UI, sharepoint removes the link. ...
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Sharepoint list with column type choice using radio button is always checked

I have sharepoint 2010 list with one column type as choice and is displayed using Radio Buttons with 4 options. When we open the new item form the first value always selected by default. What i need ...
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Web part for contribute access

I have created a web part to display chart on my site's default.aspx page. Now I have a user with contribute access, when he opens this page, he can see chart but on top of the chart he can see links ...
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where is the Form Web Part in Sharepoint Designer 2010?

How do i add a form webpart in sharepoint designer 2010. What i'm after is filter the list based on date using 2 textboxes startdate and enddate. Any ideas solution to this. Thanks in advance
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Export SPD List Workflow to Visual Studio 2010

is it possible to export a SPD List associated workflow into a .wsp-Package for further editing in Visual Studio 2010? Since it is possible with reusable workflows i wanted to know whether it is ...
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Can an Application Page Permissions Be Set from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Apologies up front... I'm quite new to SharePoint. I'm developing an application page in SharePoint because what I'm doing is a lot of custom development, AJAX/jQuery external database, custom ...
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Hyperlinks in SharePoint 2010 built with query string ID={@ID} results in ID=

We just upgraded from MOSS 2007 to SPS 2010. There were several ASPX pages built with SharePoint designer that had data from lists appear in tabular format. What used to work: If a Title was ...
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Is it possible to style mobile list views?

I have been working on a task to style mobile lists views and since then, I have been unable to find a solution in terms of how I could get the views styled. So I am starting to wonder if is it really ...
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How best to create CQWP and test

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 Server and creating custom content query web parts (CQWP) that point to custom ItemStyle_myTemplates.xsl file. To do this, I've been creating the CQWP in the browser by ...
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Sharepoint Designer > Use Custom Field from Content Type to set a HTML Attibute

I'm really not a Designer, but unfortunately, I have to design something. Any help will be much appreciated. The Scenario: I have a Page Layout with my own Content Type. One of the Fields in the ...
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Does Designer make page XSL static?

I've been chasing some weird problems with a Custom Field Type on a page that has a list view web part with Designer-provided Conditional Formatting. It seems like the XSL for the fields have been ...
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SPD Workflows upgrade from 2007 to 2010 fix

Our company has several large SharePoint farms that are migrating over time. As a result of the upgrade, our URL's will change. Our technology group has said that any workflows created in Designer ...
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XSLT for summing a column in a Data View Web Part

I have this (an attempt to solve the task): <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:x="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/dsp" version="1.0" ...
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Column Calculated #Name? error

I am creating a new column type in a SharePoint 2013 Online Document Library in order to parse a file name. Currently I have this formula I can add into =MID([Title],1,FIND(".",[Title],1)-1) This ...
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Overwrite version from a workflow

Is it possible to overwrite a current version of a document from a workflow? I need to update some fields in a list but when I update the fields versioning kicks in and changes the version number. I ...
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How to get publishing page friendly URL in Data View Web Part (DVWP)?

I have the managed navigation functionality activated in my publishing site on SharePoint 2013, which enables the creation of friendly URLs for pages by using the term store. Now I am working in a ...
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Checkbox uncheck in document upload form for specific library

I want to change the behavior of the document library upload form i.e. it should appear unchecked when the user uploads the document in library. I searched over the internet and found this which ...
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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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Calendar Overlay Setting in SharePoint 2010 issue

Is it possible to set dynamic URL in Calendar overlay settings -> Web Url ?
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Sharepoint Demo Sites to experiment Sharepoint

When I open Sharepoint Designer 2010, I'm prompted to enter the site URL. The situtation is that I'm not really a Sharepoint Developer here and hence I don't have any access to sharepoint site(or have ...
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How to remove WebPart from the screen if there are no items - CQWP

What do i need to do in my itemStyle.xsl to hide webpart when there are no items. When RowCount is 0. Thanks i advance
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SharePoint “List does not exist”

Ok so I seem to be the only administrator managing a SharePoint website on behalf of the Health Service. However being as it's linked to the government someone made this website for free. I also ...
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Very simple branding background question : what do I reference for body background?

So if I wanted to simply change the background of one page (not in the master), just the body of one single page, using an image what would I reference using sharepoint designer? Also I know this is ...
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External wcf (Soap/rest) datasource to external content type

I'm looking for a way to use an external datasource (WCF SOAP or REST) and include the results in a list. Using the External Content Type directly for a WCF service does not work, as I get a XML error ...
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sharepoint designer can not display the item!

The scenario that lead to this error was: 1. I created a custom activity, it worked. 2. Then I wanted to change some names of properties, after deploying, this happened Is there anyway to remove some ...
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SharePoint 2010 Calendar restrict duplicate events

I need to restrict duplicate events in SharePoint 2010 calendar. Can anyone please provide me step by step approach. I already looked at check booking site column under schedule and reserve content ...
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SPD: Kbd shortcut to move focus from Design view to Code view?

I have a file open for editing in Advanced Mode in SPD. I'm in the Design mode editor. How can I switch to the Code view editor using my keyboard?