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looping through Dropdowns in a multiform field in sharepoint designer

I have a custom list I built using SharePoint Designer. Its a multi view form so I'm updating in a batch with one SAVE button. Unfortunately I have a dropdown list on each row and I want to hide a ...
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Can I make calendar items link to data view page?

We currently upgraded from 2007 to 2010 and I'm having problems with the calendar. In 2007 I was able to change that the calendar items would link to a custom data view I created. Here is our 2007 ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2010 Errors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sharepoint site does not appear on IIS Manager, error in opening site in a sharepoint designer I have installed SharePoint server 2010 and sp designer 2010 32 bit and ms ...
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How to link to another webapp but still respect AAM

We use SharePoint 2010. We have 2 web applications, one for normal content and the other for mysites - AAM is set up so these web apps are accessible from outside our network. We would like to be ...
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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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WorkFlow with SharePoint Designer 2010 - how to set value from current list item

How to set value from current list item to a field in a custom task? Is it possible? Thanks.
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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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sharepoint designing question

I am in a middle of designing my company's portal. I am inspired by the following portal link. https://www.telecombusinesshub.co.nz/Pages/Home.aspx What I want is that the index page (main page) will ...
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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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How do I send an email from a sandboxed workflow action?

I have been tasked with creating a SharePoint 2010 sandboxed workflow that essentially scans a custom list and sends emails to specific users when certain conditions for a given list item are true. ...
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Remove permissions on list item change in sharepoint

Is there any chance I can remove survey permissions on List item change? Can i somehow set workflow on list item change to remove survey permissions?
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Warning icon remains after page layout is reset to site definition in SP Designer 2010

When I reset a page layout to its site definition by right-clicking the page layout name in SP Designer 2010, choosing Reset to Site Definition, Clicking Yes on the warning that pops up, the warning ...
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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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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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When to use VS 2010 vs. SP Designer for development

When do we use Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 web part development and when do we stick with Designer? Are there pros/cons? As a noob, it seems that for more robust, customized web parts, ...
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Customize a web part's Miscellaneous tab

I've got a Data Form Web Part in SharePoint 2010 Designer that I'd like to customize so users can filter it on one of the columns. In other words, they'd be able to drop the web part in, then choose ...
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Discussion list body field contains junk text when updated from outlook

I have published a custom workflow for a discussion list which will send email notifications to a particular group. In the email contents I show the subject and body of the discussion. Below are the ...
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Filtering a joined list in SharePoint Designer

I have two lists, 'A' and 'B'. I need to display their joined data according to certain filters. A and B are joined using Linked sources and I can filter data by column values from A thanks to this ...
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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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Creating a Sharepoint Message pop from a sharepoint list - internal messaging

I'm after a internal messaging in Sharepoint. Something that a user can type some comments and it appears to other users including there usernames.Not neccesarily directing it to a specific users. ...
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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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What are the pros and cons of SharePoint Composite Applications?

When to use code based applications and when to use composite application?
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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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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 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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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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Is it possible to replace EditForm.aspx for a Content Type with a custom aspx form page?

I am trying to create an aspx page for uploading a document to a document library where the documents are associated with a content type. (Rather than using the standard EditForm.aspx) My efforts ...
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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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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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content types with a rich HTML site column

We have implemented content types with a rich HTML site column, but can't get rich text editing features (from ribbon) to work in pages when editing. Any idea?
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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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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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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 do you insert a column using the column editor in sharepoint designer 2010?

I would like to create a new calculated column in Sharepoint Designer 2010. So, IN SPD 2010 / Site columns, I click New, Calculated column, fill in the details and click OK. Up comes the the Column ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Customizing the SharePoint 2010 Blog Post page

Can I customize the blog template pages in SharePoint 2010 Foundations? I found some articles online about editing the schema located in the 14Hive folder. I'd rather not do this, can it be done ...
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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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Link a Content Query Webpart column to a meeting workspace

I have created a CQWP which queries a Meetings calendar. It groups the contents by month in date order and displays these columns: Meeting Date, Start Time, Meetings Title and Location. I would ...
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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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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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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.