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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 ...
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Forms w/document folder -> SharePoint

I am trying to find what is the better way to implement multiple input forms using SharePoint 2007 (v3). The forms will have several fields and one of them is document folder to hold documents and ...
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Problem in creating custom workflow action in SharePoint [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity I am trying to create a custom Workflow Action for SharePoint Designer 2010. I am using Visual studio 2010 and ...
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WSS3.0 Workflow not attaching itself to items to be started

I have a sharepoint (WSS 3.0) site with several workflows on it. The problem I have got is that it seems all the workflows have unattached themselves from the list items. For example when I go to ...
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How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity

I Created a VS 2010 project with a custom workflow activity and I wish to deploy that to the server. My development machine does not have SharePoint installed, so I decided to use WSP Builder. I ...
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Can't approve major version

I published a major version of a custom page layout in SP Designer 2010 and it popped up a box asking “This document requires content approval. Do you want to view or modify its approval status?” When ...
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SharePoint Designer Installation Corrupt

All, I'm having a difficult time with this one... My SharePoint Designer 2007 installation is corrupt. SPD will not start. SPD will not uninstall and it says "The Installation is corrupt." I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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Create a workflow in SharePoint

I am new to the SharePoint technology. I need to create a workflow when a new document has been uploaded to the document library, it should fire an email to a particular user. How to do this?
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how to get the id of each dropdown and textarea row

Not sure what is the right approach to tackle this I want to control te textarea Reason based on what is selected in the dropdown list. As you can see below i have got to the stage where i can get ...
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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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How to display a popup message after an item is saved from a custom new form

I have a custome form i built from a list using SharePoint Designer. I would like a message to popup after the user has clicked the save button. I have played arounf with presaveaction but no luck. I ...
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FieldName for Field Controls added to a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010

In SharePoint Designer 2010, when I drag a field from the toolbox onto a page layout the generated field control uses the field ID for the FieldName attribute. <PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...