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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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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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How to remove autogenerated columns created by designer worflow?

I create reusable worflow in SharePoint designer, Everytime I modify the workflow and attach it to the library a new column for the workflow is being created. They are not even shown in library ...
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Adding ListItems in sharpoint bu workflow

i have two sites in my sharepoint namely "site1" and "site2" . i have one list namely "add items" in both site. when i add a item in site1 list the same items should be added in site list also . can ...
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How can I develop a sharepoint 2007 widget to generate permission of documents report on sharepoint 2007?

I want to develop a report which can show all permission of documents under a specific folder on sharepoint 2007. How can I do this ? Can someone point me the right direction ?
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Webpart connection filter with Term Store metadata

I'm editing a list's dispform.aspx by adding a document library and trying to filter this one. I created a web part connection between the item ('Provide Row to') and the document library according a ...
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How Sharepoint discussion board works

Can any one say me how the sharepoint discussion board work. my exact requirement is when we add reply for the new discussion the body field contain the old previous post content . can any one ...
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How to add sharepoint discussion boards programmingly

I have added a new fields namely details in discussion content type and details 2 in message content type. in sharepoint workflow i am using send mail action in which trying to get all the fields data ...
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Why won't the “New Item Form” create for an external list?

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2010 and I have an external list created from an external content type. The external content type uses a WCF service as datasource. The WCF service has only three ...
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Can you see added fields in discussion boards after connecting to Outlook?

I have created a discussion board in my site and I have added extra fields of choice type and single line type in message content type so that i can add information to the fields in reply posts. When ...
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Changing From Email Address in SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows

For SharePoint 2007 there was a third-party addon we could install to allow the from email address to be configured in a SharePoint Designer workflow. Does anyone know if there is something similar ...
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SharePoint 2010 Blog Site Custom I Like it locations

On A SharePoint 2010 blog site does anyone know if you can add the "I Like It" button to the blog post summary's. I would like to add the "I like it" through out the blog so users can tag "I like it" ...
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Visio Diagram link to SharePoint 2007

May I know what are the steps to create a office layout inside Microsoft Visio Diagram, then link this Visio Diagram to SharePoint List, such that when my mouse hover at a particular location in the ...
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Problems with “Pause Until Date” activity in SPD-created workflows

I have a workflow and I'm trying to send an email when an item is added or updated from a calendar list. I tried using the Pause Until Date activity as I need to send the email 2 days before the due ...
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Books on Sequential Workflow & State Workflow for Visual Studio 2008

Are there any good books that fulfill the below requirements: [1] Provide at least 1 simple and 1 advance step-by-step on how to create a sequential workflow using Visual Studio 2008 (and also using ...
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SharePoint Versioning restriction & customize

With regards to SharePoint 2007 versioning feature: Is it possible to put restriction on who can delete the version of a changed item in a SharePoint List? Can the versioning be apply to new item? ...
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How to manage item level permission all at once

I have a list and i would like to be able to set permissions on items all at once or remove or add instead of going to each item and setting the permissions. Also is there a possibility lets say of ...
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SP Designer >> Adding custom New Form

From the SP Designer, I went to the Survey List Add a form "type == new" survey.aspx On "Finish" button for RedirectUrl I put "http://ip.cisco.com/pages/Thankyou.aspx" Saved the form Went to take a ...
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Is this standard SharePoint Designer behaviour?

I've been picking up on some very weird behaviour in SharePoint Designer (2007) lately that's been bugging me. Don't really know what to Google for but most of the feedback I got is around caching: ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SoapServer issue - SitePages issue

I'm currently stuck trying to edit a Site Page - When I try to open the page, I get the following error: soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> A Web Part with this ID has already ...
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Xpath - How to get multiple values from Checkbox list as parameters

I have a custom list that i'm filtering passing parameter from an asp.net control. I do have some checkboxlist items, e,g below $priorChk. The problem I have is if I select only one checkbox and ...
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Is it possible to create external content types without secure store?

Our organization is going to be using Office 365 - D (BPOS-D) as our SharePoint environment. I'm told we can't use secure store in this environment. So how do we use SharePoint to connect to an ...
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What would be the best way to create a custom search for a list

Just need some advice here. I have a list and i would like to create a custom search so that users can search easily .The list has some checkboxes,texts,date.I want the user also to search by date ...
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Can i add a XsltListViewWebPart in a default.aspx page?What do i need to have on a page to add it

How can i add a WebPartPages:XsltListViewWebPart to a default.aspx page.I tried adding it to Sitepages folder by creating a page under sitepages > Datasources doubled click the list and i got a ...
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Close SP.UI.ModalDialog on form submit

I am using the SP.UI.ModalDialog to popup a custom form. The form uses an XSL stylesheet that uses the GenFireServerEvent to commit the data. This works correctly, but I want to close the popup once ...
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What happens to a SharePoint Designer workflow when I delete the item it is running on?

I have a workflow on a document library I created in SharePoint Designer 2007. The workflow will pause for a long period, perhaps 90 days or more). What happens to the workflow if the document is ...
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Can a single SharePoint Designer workflow run concurrently on a single item?

I have a document library and simple workflow I created in SharePoint Designer that runs automatically when the item is created AND automatically when the item is changed. The workflow will pause of ...
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Sharepoint 2007 SPDatasource duplicates

I've associated an asp:dropdown with an SPDataSource - What I'm trying to do, is simply display all available categories for a certain custom list - The issue is that the SPDataSource only shows ...
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How to convert a HTML+CSS template into Sharepoint 2010 template?

For example this template is made by HTML5, CSS3 http://media.smashingmagazine.com/cdn_smash/wp-content/uploads/images/smashing-html5/files/index.html I want to know how to convert it into Sharepoint ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Update Lookup Field on Item

I have a SharePoint Designer workflow in 2010. This workflow is associated with a list and when it is run, should copy the Current Item back into the list then update a field in that newly created ...
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CQWP - Get Current Web URL

I am customizing the ItemStyle.xsl in SPD2010 for a CQWP crawling a whole site collection. I need to use the current web as a variable. I tried multiple options: Option #1 - use server variables in ...
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Getting the userinfo from specific sharepoint site using sharepoint web service

I am using /_vti_bin/usergroup.asmx service and getting the userinfo using GetAllUserCollectionFromWeb(). But i need to pass in the specific site and need to get the users info of that site alone. ...
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Expression 4 vs SharePoint designer 2010

A general question. Is there any reason to use Expression Web 4 instead of SharePoint designer 2010 for creating SharePoint master pages and page layouts? I have it installed right now, but I don't ...
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Using Visual Studio to replaces default.aspx

I want to replace the default.aspx with my own. The problem i am running into is strange. I created a module with default.aspx in it. I copy and pasted the following into the main Content ...
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List View customized in SharePoint Designer not correctly displayed in Web Part

I am working with SharePoint Foundation 2010. I created a Calendar list, then created a view, "Current Events". I edited "Current Events" in SharePoint Designer 2010. Some of the changes were setting ...
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Person field showing differently in email

I am working on a work site with SP 2007 on which I have a list item with a Person field available to associate an employee with that item. When looking up an employee to fill that field I get their ...
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Can the CAML Query in A View be modified to use the Username or UserId of the currently logged in user?

On a MOSS 2007 Team Site, I used the Web UI to add a View, and used the Web UI to filter it in order to fetch the items where Title equals ACME\Joe. <Query><OrderBy><FieldRef ...
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Sharepoint Designer: Unable to open Web site

Just getting started with SP Designer on 2010. Getting the following error. Unable to open Web site. Possible causes: The Web server may not have Sharepoint Server intalled... ... and other ...
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Customize OOTB Approval workflow and deploy in other environments

I would like to customize the OOTB approval workflow of a 2010 site and change the email bodies to include column values from lists in the site. The site is in a QA environment. How would I go about ...
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Error publishing workflow: Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

On my laptop, connect to the SharePoint 2010 server which is across the internet, no VPN. I can edit workflows, save them, but not publish. I did have to edit reg keys per this article to get the ...
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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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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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Files are not visible in Site Content and Structure

I have a CSS and bunch of images that are not visible when using Site Content and Structure but are visible via SPD? I'm guessing something to do with ghosting? The CSS files were deployed via a ...
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Workflow task edit form

I want to add a new button to a workflow task edit form. I want to call this button "Incomplete". The purpose of this button is to mark an item as incomplete instead of rejecting it. If the task item ...
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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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Is it possible to access a list in a different (sub) site in a Workflow Activity using SPD?

I have the following SharePoint 2010 site structure: Root (SiteCollection) Queue (List) Subsite (Site) Target (List) I'm using the custom SPD activities from iLoveSharePoint to create a site ...
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how to disable/enable a workflow in SPD 2007?

I have a workflow in SPD 2007 but i would like to disable it and later enable it back on to start running. I haven't really came across how you could switch it on and off. Any ideas?
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I want a workflow that will email attachments

I'm creating a custom list for a helpdesk app. I want the user to fill out a form in sharepoint (2010) and add attachments from screenshots, etc. The workflow should send an email to our helpdesk ...
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Share Point task list email notifications

I created the workflow in sharepoint designer using Collect data from user option. The approver receives three automated mail. 1) Notification to approve - Task assigned email 2) After approval, task ...
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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 ...