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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 page ...
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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 width="75%" class="ms-vb"> <xsl:value-of select="@Inclusion" /> ...
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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" ...
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Sharepoint Designer Crashes When Adding a Custom Web Part [closed]

I'm trying to add a webpart to a "Dispform.aspx" of a list in Sharepoint Designer. I can add ootb webparts without any problem, but mine just won't work. By the way, I can add the web part normally ...
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How can I assign concurrent tasks based on user selections?

I am trying to create a workflow on SharePoint 2007 that should go like so: User adds a new item in the "Faults" list. When creating it, he ticks the boxes for whatever departments needs to address ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...
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How to retrieve User Information List data

I would like to filter a list based upon a user group that the user may belong to and a specific value found in the User Information List for that user. I tried doing this with CAML in SharePoint ...
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Hard code group name into CAML query

I am trying to hard code a user group into a CAML query's where clause. The reason is so that I can apply additional criteria when the user is in one group, and something else if they are in another ...
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Task created by SharePoint Designer Workflow not firing a workflow [closed]

I have a MOSS2007 site that requires me to use the primary/secondary workflow approach. My workflows work perfectly on their own when I create tasks manually. When I use the primary workflow to ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Workflows

I have an initial workflow in Sharepoint Designer that triggers whenever an item is created and also whenever an item has changed in the 'Employee' list . Within second workflow I am updating the ...
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How to connect a customized Dispform to a different list?

I have two lists (List A and List B) that were created from the same list template. The Dispform for List A was customized (some fields were cut out and others were rearranged). The customized ...
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How we can use a custom theme in SharePoint Server 2010?

I want to change the look and feel of my SharePoint Server 2010 site. I have used office Power font to create my custom theme as a .thmx file. I just wanted to know how to use the custom style in ...
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Modify list edit and display forms using InfoPath

From SharePoint Designer it is possible to modify the edit and display list forms. From the ribbon in ListSettings tab select Design Forms In InfoPath and choose the content type you want to modify ...
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Why is my new workflow being ignored?

I've updated an existing workflow created in SharePoint Designer. I've removed the old instances from Settings -> List Settings -> Workflow Settings -> Remove a workflow, and recompiled. The OLD ...
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Custom worflow to create a task for a each user in a group?

I've seen several people asking this question trhoughout the web, with no real solution. Using SharePont 2007, and SharePoint Designer. What I am attempting to do is to create a workflow which ...
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SharePoint 2010 difference with lookup columns

I recently upgraded my site from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. The first issue I noticed was that the "lookup" columns in "Display view" showed up as the hyperlink instead of the string. ...
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Automatic Workflow not triggering from SP designer

Using Moss 07 and SPD 07, I'm attempting to create a simple workflow that will trigger an e-mail when the status of a list item has been changed to resolved. I created a service request list with ...
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SPD - Inline Editing

How do I customize the edit template to look different than the default template? For example, I'd like to only display a few columns of information but when the edit link is clicked on for the DVWP, ...
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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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Optimise development process for SP2010

We are trying to look at ways to optimise the development process for SP 2010. One of the first things is content types. We are planning to define these in SharePoint Designer. Then export these ...
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visual designer for MOSS 2007 webparts in visual studio

How do I develop MOSS 2007 WebParts with a visual designer? So far, I've only figured out how to put together these parts from the code behind... which has been a pain. Am I just overlooking some ...
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Why is there space at the beginning of my SharePoint Designer Custom Emails?

Every time I setup a custom email and use the slightest bit of HTML within the email, there's a block (for lack of a better term) of dead space at the top of the email. I can't seem to get rid of it. ...
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SPD - HTML Emails w/ CSS

I've downloaded an HTML template from here http://www.campaignmonitor.com/templates/ and didn't touch the css or any of the parent nodes of the document for that matter. I just sent it as is through ...
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SharePoint Designer: Customised NewForm.aspx 'Magically' set as default for list

The situation. I inherited a SharePoint Portal with an 'Issues' list which was being used to add new work items using the IT Bug Content Type. Users asked for some additional fields for the ...