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How can I avoid automatically starting a workflow?

I created an approval workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010. The workflow starts if a new item has been created in the list. After the item has been approved, this workflow is using the method "Set ...
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Two different render modes of XsltListViewWebPart - plain html and js+async load

We've realised that XsltListViewWebPart can render content in two different modes. 1) if we add XsltListViewWebPart by SharePoint Designers on aspx page - we have plain html render on the page 2) if ...
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Quick Links not showing in custom Master Page on Web Part page

I have created a new custom master page & I've got everything working (including showing the QuickLinks on the left on default.aspx & any "built in" SharePoint pages, such as "Shared ...
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Workflow: wait until item is updated

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow that updates a list item, in another list (not the list the workflow is attached to). I need to make sure the item is updated before I move to the next step. What ...
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Publishing Layout - Custom Master page

I've been slowing catching on to the Publishing pages functionality. I'm still a bit confused on the creation of Publishing Types (such as Page, Page Layout and Publishing Master page) The issue I'm ...
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What port(s) does sharepoint designer need to have opened?

We'd like to communicate with sharepoint 2010 from sharepoint designer from a desktop inside the dmz. What ports need to be opened to allow sharepoint designer to do its thing? Do the ports of ...
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what are the cons and pros of page creation methods in Sharepoint 2010?

You know that you can create pages in 3 or 4 different ways (Sharepoint desinger, Browser , Visual Studio...) but what's the standard "Best practice" for developers and why? and what are the pros and ...
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ddwrt:IfNew doesn't work in SharePoint Designer 2010

I used to use the ddwrt:IfNew in SP 2007 to show if docs or items are new but trying the below doesn't work. Any ideas.... <xsl:if test="ddwrt:IfNew(string(@Created))"> <img alt="" ...
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XSLT for summing Number column where there are cells with no value

This is akin to this question but I couldn't get the suggested sumAll function to work. I also have several different columns to sum and it just seems silly to have a separate template for each ...
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Unable to customize My Sites in SharePoint 2010

When I try to modify any page in the My Sites host using SharePoint designer 2010, I am able to change everything (remove webparts etc) except whatever is above the Quick launch nav items, the same ...
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Overriding Modal Dialog from List Item Menu

I have created a custom edit form in SharePoint Designer 2010 and added it to the List Item Menu as my default edit page. It all works as expected except that, when the link is clicked, the page opens ...
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Removing an action from List Item Menu

In SharePoint Designer 2010, if one removes one of the default forms (say "EditForm.aspx"), how does he also remove the "Edit" option from the List Item Menu? The default forms are not represented in ...
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How do I link (join) a sharepoint list and an external data source in a DVWP?

I've got an external data source (SQL Server) and a Sharepoint Custom List that I want to join in a single view using the data view web part. In theory this shouldn't be too hard, but I can't get it ...
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How do I get sorting to work in the DVWP when using custom SQL query to linked server?

WSS 3.0 I have a non-SQL database linked to a SQL database. I've created a datasource in SPD using a custom query to this database. select * from LINKEDDB...sometable I then created a data view ...
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SharePoint Designer workflows don't reflect changes in content types

I've been trying to create a set of SharePoint Designer workflows for a WSS 3.0 site, and I can't make SPD see changes in the content types of the lists. Specificaly, I'm trying to use the Create ...
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Suggest best way to do this approval workflow for share point form library

I have created the Info path form. Once the new form created i need to send the email to users which the user selected in the people picker field. Is that possible to do this using Designer,or VS ...
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Why is paging not working in the Data View Web Part?

I am unable to make paging work in the Data View Web Part on SharePoint 2010. I selected a paging option in the SharePoint Designer ribbon, but it does nothing. Limiting the number of items, in the ...
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Site collection custom theme not available for subsites in Sharepoint 2010

Site collection custom theme not available for subsites in Sharepoint 2010 ,do I have to copy the Master theme on the site collection on to each and every subsite ?? or i am missing something ? TIA
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how to remove generate-id in sharepoint designer 2010?

<h2 class="demoHeaders">Tabs </h2> <div id='tabs'> Anytime i save the code in SP Designer 2010 the div changes to: <div id='tabs{generate-id()}'> The trick in SP ...
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XSLT List View Web Part in crosslist mode?

SharePoint Foundation - Is there a way to use the new XSLT List View Web Part to aggregate content from multiple lists? I am able to do it with a Data View Web Part, but I'd rather do it in a XLV Web ...
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Customize My Sites on SharePoint 2010

For a project I am working on, our group is hoping to heavily customize the SharePoint 2010 My Sites layout and design. I've done some research and found the following link that explains how Feature ...
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SharePoint Designer doesn't see changes in content type

I've changed a site content type and set it to update those that inherit from it. However, when I go to create a custom list form based on a list with one of those content types, SPD gives me the old ...
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Is it possible to create a new item form with a subform that can also add new items?

I've got a list in WSS 3.0 documenting work tasks by position that has a bunch of repeating fields such as Task1, Equipment1, Controls1, Task2, Equipment2, Controls2, Task3, Equipment3, Controls3, ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow subdirectories

I just want to confirm that it is not possible to attach a workflow to a subdirectory in SPD 2007? If not, is there a way to setup a workflow to look at the documents in a subdirectory. Thanks
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Filter DVWP with span tag

I am trying to filter a DVWP based upon a span tag value. The value is set in a document.ready function. Please show me how to send it the output of a DVWP. I tried to insert it where the $Rows ...
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Sharepoint Designer and Foundation version mismatch error?

The company I am employed by has been running SharePoint 2010 successfully for several months now. Recently when anyone attempts to connect to our main site using SharePoint designer they are ...
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Can an Excel file be used as an external content type?

or an external datasource? Can that be set up in SP Designer 2010
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Save item prior to delete

I am trying to save an item to an audit list prior to deleting it. How is this done in SPD 2010?
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SPD 2010 Form Action Workflow Problem

I am having trouble initiating a form action workflow in SPD 2010. I am trying to save an item to an audit list prior to deleting it. I selected "Create a List Item" for the action in the workflow. ...
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Ghosted Vs UnGhosted pages sharepoint2007

Can anyone tell me the difference between ghosted and Unghosted pages? Which is the best option to go for while creating a site?
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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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Where is the css file being defined?

I'm editing an aspx layouts and its master page, and somebody has already linked a custom css file in designer in the Manage Styles pane. Where is this defined in the code? I can't find it anywhere. ...
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inline editing - no matching records

Is it possible to get the "insert" link, provided with inline editing, to show even when there are no matching items. I am using Sharepoint Designer 2010, and I built a webpart page from the master ...
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Workflow association with the list is not recognized by SharePoint

I created a very simple workflow with SharePoint Designer. From the workflow details window on SPD I can see that the workflow is associated with my list. I can click "Open associcated list" link and ...
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how to validate SharePoint:formfield

I have a data view web part and it does insert,delete ,in edit mode it save and cancel button.The data is based on a custom list.In the list i have set the max to 4 but in DWP it doesn't seem to work. ...
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SPD 2007 Custom Calendar NewForm.aspx broke DispForm.aspx

Hello I edited NewForm.aspx in a Calendar List now every time someone clicks on an event in any calendar view for the list, it takes the user to NewForm.aspx instead of DispForm.aspx, I changed GUIDs ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow error on item update

I'm trying to create a simple workflow which will update a field in my current splistitem. It keeps giving me the following error. Any idea on this ?? The workflow could not update the item, possibly ...
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Pass Query String Parameter to Newform

I have a DVWP that is filtered by a query string parameter. When the user clicks on "Add New Item", I would like the column that the DVWP filters on to auto fill with the same value that the DVWP ...
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Copying a List Item with Different Field Names

currently I'm trying to copy from one list to another. However I have an issue in that the field names are different and can't really change without causing more headaches (example: First Name is ...
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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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Where are my Themes in SharePoint Designer _themes folder

I am trying to brand a SharePoint 2007 Site Collection and have created a new theme. I use to see it in the _themes folder of my SharePoint designer. For reasons unknown to me, I can no longer see ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 permission issue

While opening a site in Sharepoint Designer i am getting an error message You do not have permission to do this operation ask your website administrator to change the permission and try again. Iam the ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 doesn't find my Site objects

My sharepoint designer 2010 shows no items under Lists and Libraries even though I can see them under All files and the site is functioning fine. There's also nothing listed If I try to create a new ...
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Moving Files in Sharepoint

Is there a way to move files from one library to another and maintain version history? We have Sharepoint Designer as a resource, but nothing else.
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How to add a textbox to a DWP webart and passing paramters

Not sure if this can be done using OOTB webparts. I have a list and i want to use webparts to display a master detail view. But i need a text box in one of the a webparts so that users can type in an ...
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SharePoint Dropdown Vaue not updating in to Dataview webpart with SQL backend

I have a data view webpart and its source is a sql server database table(2005). I have the data view setup to be able to edit some of the fields inside the dataview. Instead of providing the user ...
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Using jQuery variable in DVWP

I am running SharePoint Foundation on Windows Server on a hosted site. I am able to retrieve a value with jQuery from the User Information List. Using Sharepoint Designer 2010, I have added a DVWP ...
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Search page changes through SP Designer only visible to Site Collection Admins

The search bar on my search results page was showing up in the breadcrumb area in Sharepoint 2010 so I've moved a content block to the Main area instead. The search bar properly shows up in the main ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Make Copy of NewForm.aspx

How do you create a new copy of NewForm.aspx in Sharepoint Designer 2010. I would like to the customize the copy. I tried to copy the source code from the original to a new New Item Form, but that ...
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how to add script to page

I am trying to add this script (Marc Anderson's blog) to AllItems.aspx. Please guide me where it needs to go and what needs to be done to make it work. Thank you. <script language="javascript" ...