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SP2007 Modify Approval Workflow

Following the completion of the built-in approval workflow, I need to run a second workflow. I'm using the 'wait until field changes' command to monitor the document for the change in approval. When ...
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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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Impersonation Step in SharePoint Designer 2010

I have following questions on Impersonation Step: How to use Impersonation Step in a workflow to grant/Revoke permissions based on conditions? What are the pitfalls of using impersonation step? How ...
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Secondary workflow on task list not working

I am using the URL http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-designer-help/create-a-secondary-workflow-HA010237656.aspx I have a Primary Workflow on a Document library, that works just fine... the ...
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Can't deactivate a user solution without breaking the site

[Edit] Rewrote the question, as there are simpler ways to reproduce the problem. [/Edit] I have built a reusable workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010. I saved the workflow as template, grab the ...
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Data View Web Part column header filtering

On a SharePoint 2007 environment I have a Data View Web Part that merges the contents of 2 document libraries. The "Enable sorting and filtering on column headers" is set to yes. However when I go to ...
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System account stops workflow process

I'm encountering with workflow in SharePoint 2010. I realize that System account stopped workflow process whenever. The workflow history has the following: Event Type: Error User ID: System Account ...
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Unescape HTML from list column

I've got a multiline column in a list that contains HTML. When trying to use the field in SharePoint Designer 2010, it shows it as raw HTML, instead of rendering it. So using this syntax: ...
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Referencing SharePoint list columns with spaces in names

I'm running into issues referencing column names in SharePoint Designer 2010 when the names have spaces in them. This is discussed in this blog post. For example, I've tried using the following ...
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Create a web part to display filtered list item

I've got a Contact list with info about departments in our organization. The list is at the department level, not person level. It has the following columns: Department Title ["Contact Helpdesk:", ...
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Custom activity created and appearing in Actions list in SPD, but cannot select it

I've been following several examples regarding custom actions. I've been trying to deploy my own one, but although I can see the action inside SPD, when selected it doesn't appear in the workflow ...
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Why isn't SharePoint Designer 2010 showing anything under “List and Libraries”?

SharePoint Designer 2010 is not showing anything under "List and Libraries" on one of my site collections even though I see all list and libraries in another SharePoint 2010 site. The "Data Sources" ...
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SharePoint CEWP Javascript works on IE8, but not Chrome or Firefox

I have some Javascript in a CEWP on a custom item display form that works fine with IE8, but not with Chrome or Firefox. The script is to hide select menu items from the display menu (mostly ...
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Customization best practices for SP2010 [closed]

We'd like to customize the look of our SharePoint 2010 pages and sites but didn't know what some best practices are: We'd like to change the look of pages some without breaking the link between them ...
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How to start a child workflow?

I've created a new list-based workflow which has one step that's pretty simple. After that step I'd like to launch another workflow - the Collect Signatures workflow. How can I launch a child workflow ...
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Sharepoint menu Customization

I need to have a customized menu on SharePoint 2010 which looks like : Menu -> Link1 departments Link2 department1 Link3 department2 the links and departments are all in the ...
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Activated Custom Action for SharePoint Designer dosn't display sentence

My solution requires me to create a custom action for SharePoint Designer for a list. I have treed creating the custom action the old fashioned way (200 method) by creating the action and deploying it ...
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sharepoint designer 2007 failed to load workflow

One of our client is not able to open the workflow after we did the following Created the SharePoint 2007 workflow in our environment Exported the site with the workflow The client imported the ...
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Server Busy message when trying to open files in designer

When I try to open any file in the Sharepoint Designer I am getting the message: Server Busy The action cannot be completed because the other program is busy. Choose 'Switch To' to ...
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Collect Data from User (CDFU) Workflow does not work

I am trying to use the "Collect Data From User" (CDFU) workflow action to collect data from users and then use the "update list item" action to use the data entered by the user and update a field in ...
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Workflow history retention duration for a SPD workflow?

With Visual Studio Workflow, I use to add <AutoCleanUpDays>9999</AutoCleanupDays> in order to keep the history of workflow for a longer time. How can I do the same for a wf built with ...
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SP2010 Designer - Cannot access design view when opening a Web Part Page

I'm not sure what settings we changed, but I can no longer view a Web Part Page in the SP Designer "Design" window/view. I receive the same warning statements if I create a new Web Part Page (but ...
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Can I control the name of forms when using a custom task process in SharePoint Designer?

I use SPD 2010 to create a complex workflow. I use many custom task process to interact with the different users at different stages of the workflow. Each time I add a new custom task process in my ...
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MasterPage modification in SharePoint

I have migrated my moss 2007 site to SharePoint 2010 machine and in all my pages I had a gradient 1px image (repeated) which was forming a thick line before the navigation bar like about us, ...
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How can I programmatically DELETE the person.aspx page in My Sites?

I want to REPLACE the person.aspx page in the OOTB My Sites Host portal in SharePoint 2010 It works perfectly fine if: Case 1: I open My Sites using SharePoint Designer 2010 DELETE the person.aspx ...
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How to track status of InfoPath form through SPD workflow?

I am a total newbie on SharePoint, workflows, InfoPath technology... I had never heard of any of it until about two weeks ago. Our environment is all 2007 - SharePoint, InfoPath, everything. I have ...
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Adding a custom submit to newform.aspx in SP 2010

I am currently trying to modify the newform.aspx for a list in SP 2010. The requirement is to direct a user back to the root site(default.aspx) after submitting the form. I realize I would need to ...
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troubles with a custom SPD activity in sandboxed solution

I want to build a custom activity for SPD 2010 that can extract the full url of a workflow task. I did not found something like this OOB. Did I missed something ? I wrote the following code : ...
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What problems do you encounter using a fixed width design in SharePoint and how do you overcome those problems

The reason I'm asking is more related to design. Say a client has asked for a fixed width intranet but wants a webpart/list with tons of columns to be displayed. How do you get around not breaking the ...
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Customize inline edit form Column width and ControlMode

I have a custom list that I am using as a Frequently asked questions list for a number of subsites. I have 3 columns, Question, Answer and category. I want to make the question field readonly as well ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow lifecycle

I've build a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010 on a dev computer. Let's say it's in V1. Now I want to move the workflow to the production environment. What is the correct way to do that ? I've ...
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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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I've checked out a .css style sheet in Sharepoint Designer 2007 and don't know how to check it back in

I have a .css style sheet checked out in Sharepoint Designer 2007 somehow that I need to check back in but I don't know where to check it back in. Where does this style sheet reside so that I can find ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow: can't add a lookup column in a custom task process

In a Workflow I'm building with SPD, I want to use a custom task process. One of its field is "Category" which must be selected from a category list. I create a site lookup column to this category ...
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UP sync - External content type picker doesn't show content type

I create simple content type in SPDesigner. After that I gave all privilegies to that content type (in CA->BDCService; for my user account). Also this content type has both necessary (ReadItem and ...
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Having troubles with a custom task process in SPD 2010

I'm building a WF with SPD 2010 that spawn a custom task process. When the WF starts, I got an error. The ULS log show me : 06/10/2011 12:38:46.23 w3wp.exe (0x1FF8) 0x0A98 SharePoint Foundation ...
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jQuery Script causing errant Page group to not load

In my attempt to present multiple list data, I have ventured into the territory of the DVWP. I have three lists A, B, C. Each of these lists are interrelated. When click the title from List A, I ...
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Can the Top-Level-Site be recovered or does it need to be re-created?

Yesterday I was working on a project and thought I was within that specific site when I wanted to delete it, but accidently deleted the main site of the Farm. Today I went into SPD and found that ...
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SP2010: How to start a workflow which is not related to a document or list item?

I'm trying to build a "list" which is comprised of a bunch of workflows. Example workflows would be: Travel, Reimbursement, Software Request. I would like to list these workflows and allow a user to ...
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How do I show single/multiple attachments from a XsltListViewWebPart of a list?

SharePoint 2007, trying to display attachments via an XsltListViewWebPart. Doesn't seem clear on how to accomplish this via designer.
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How to reset paging in a dataformwebpart?

In SPD 2010 I created a datasource which produces XML, based on the requests you send to it. The datasource works correctly, because when I put it on a page, it shows me the results I expect. Because ...
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How do I create a create a site template that includes customizations?

I have a question for you all. I used a calendar and created some events in it. Then I used the filter webparts to filter the results between a start date and an end date. Then I saved the site as ...
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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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How to add users as site collection administrator group through code

I am having various site collections and I want to add few users into administrator group. So that more people will have access to edit the groups. I can add users to the site collection ...
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Multiple Item Form only updates last row

I've created a multiple item form in SharePoint Designer 2007. However when I click save only the last row gets updated. I've simplified this down to just a primary key value and an input field yet ...
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branding problems in sharepoint2010

I am stuck in a situation where I do not understand the default behavior of SharePoint 2010 while using SPModalDialog. I am using codeplex starter.master for further customising and branding. I ...
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Cross-Farm Social Features in SharePoint 2010?

We have two separate SP2010 Farms, Farm-A has a "TeamSite" web-application and "Mysite" is hosted on Farm-B. User Profile service is hosted on Farm-B and consumed in Farm-A. My Requirement is: ...
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How to maintain workflow associations when deploying a SharePoint Designer wsp file on my customer's machine?

I know this might be a silly question but here goes... I created an event calendar site and it has some customized webparts (done using visual studio), custom views (XLV webpart views) and workflows ...
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Creating New Content Types - Parent- Child Sites

In my site I am creating a new site and subsites. We have a main site that we want to collect the different Projects (parent) and have the subsites have the project information along with other ...