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Have comments append to a history section?

I have a part of a form that needs to be approved/rejected. There is a chain of approvers so once the approver approves or rejects they submit comments explaining why, and it moves on to the next ...
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WCF Data Source within SPD

I have had considerable trouble adding a WCF 4.0 application as a data source within SharePoint Designer. I am able to connect to the WCF service as a SOAP Service Connection and find the available ...
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I want change the default button text in sharepoint 2010

i want to change the default text on the button in the newpost.aspx page but i couldn't find the button on the page . when i select the button the whole webpart is highlighted. please help me on .
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how can i keep node expanded in sharepoint designer when grouping

I have 2 Data view webpart one is being grouped by columns so it has expanded and collapsed. The other webpart is a simple list but i have linked them up by setting up a parameter. So on the first ...
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Sharepoint Site Missing after failed patch

I attempted to apply update KB2553018 to Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 (via Windows Update) running on 2008 Server (32bit). The updated failed with Event ID 20 in the System event log: “...
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SharePoint Designer Menu for Filtering Joined Views

In SharePoint Designer, is there an easy interface for filtering joined views (either parent or child)? Currently I go to code view to type the filters directly in xslt. There must be an easier way!
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Configure Task titles in SPD Custom Task Process

I'm in the process of creating a SharePoint designer approval process, based on the OOTB Approval workflow. One of the customisations required, is for the titles of tasks generated by the workflow to ...
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Code-behind in a custom EditForm page

I've inherited a project that has a custom Edit form for a list. It's called EditFormCustom.aspx. The page was customized through SharePoint designer. A code-behind was added by doing the following: ...
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Not able to open/edit any page in shaepoint designer 2007

We are using Sharepoint Designer 2007,In which we try to open any page in designer we get following error, "The Server could not complete your request. Contact your Internet Service Prvider or Web ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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InfoPath forms viewer web part

I'd like to add a SharePoint web part in a page that would display InfoPath forms(For example Timesheet template).Does anyone know how to show the "InfoPath forms" inside web part??? Can anyone help ...
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Content Query Web Parts are not showing up in pages with the Page Layout they are set to

I'am back again with another question. I have a Pagelayout and want to add a Content Query Webpart as Menu. I created a Webpartzone and added a Webpart. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone id="...
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SPD 2010: Can fields be hidden by Conditional Formatting on NewForm?

I use content types to dynamically change which fields (columns) are initially displayed on the newform page. I am trying to have the fields change as the user is filling out the form. I was trying to ...
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Customizing Publishing Approval WorkFlow

I am using Sharepoint 2010 publishing site and trying to customize Publishing Approval workflow. Using Designer to customize publishing approval workflow. Is there any way to skip/bypass initiation ...
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Updating Page Layouts created with SharePoint Designer

The system I'm working on is a Publishing site that has page layouts created with SharePoint Designer. Users have created content pages based on these page layouts. I want to update the page layouts ...
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How to edit web part properties in the UI that was added in SharePoint Designer?

Let's say I create a custom page layout in SPD. Instead of adding a web part zone I add a web part (let's say content query web part) in the layout. When I go to a page using that layout I can see the ...
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Dynamically setting Default Value in ParameterBinding through Javascript

To make a long story short (too late), we have a dropdownlist that is populated through a list of items. We want to use this dropdownlist to filter the list in a data view web part. This works ...
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sharepoint, workflow, publish globally

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create reusble workflow and publish it. when I associate the workflow to a list, do I create a copy of that workflow or this is apointer to the source ...
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programing in SharePoint designer 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010. I have created 2 workflow: workflow A, Workflow B. I want to call 'workflow B' from 'workflow A', I know that in a designer workflow, there is no option for ...
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Forms: Sharepoint or Infopath & SharePoint?

This is really more of a strategic question. My company is looking at electronic forms in SP2010 (running a mix of InfoPath 2007 & 2010). We currently run Office 2003 & MOSS2007 and run a ...
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Customized Data View Forms with Content Types

I have a list with 2 content types attached. I need to customize the new item form for both content types using SharePoint Designer customizations. The default content type works great and submits the ...
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copy a step from workflow in sharepoint designer 2010

I'm using SharePoint 2010, I have created workflow. I want to copy one step from the workflow and paste it to some other place inside the workflow. I wnat to copy one step from the workflow and ...
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how to make width of a SharePoint:FormField Textarea wider

I would like to make the width of all the textarea in a page wider? <textarea dir="none" class="ms-long" title="What?" id="...
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sharepoint 2010, workflow, “start task process on current item with these user” action

I have created workflow. In the workflow I used the "start task process on current item with these user" action. my problem: the user do not receive any email/task notification. in the "edit task ...
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WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Intermitant Workflow Firing

I am experiencing some issues with workflows not starting on a Windows SharePoint Sevices 3.0 site at intermittent intervals. The issue I have got is as follows… I have several a SharePoint Designer ...
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how to use sharepoint in winforms application

I want to use sharpoint in my winform application any one give me suggestion how i use sharpoint in winform and i want to access all the properties of outlook using sharepoint in my winform ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Overriding Default Editor For Checked-Out Files

I've set up an override CSS file and it's sitting in a Site Asset library. When I view the file via SharePoint, it opens in my system default CSS editor - being my text editor of choice. This app is ...
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merge data in a sharepoint2010 user profile property sync with sql using BCS

i have configured the user profile syncing with my custom SQL table. i require 4 properties that are with 6 columns in the table & the scenario is i have to concatenate the strings of the 3 ...
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How to apply new page layout to all existing pages in a site?

I really need your help. I've created a new page layout in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to apply it to all existing pages in a site. Another thing to note, some subsites and pages use ...
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“Export to Spreadsheet” function to be embed into a button on a ASPX page using SharePoint 2007 designer

May I ask how to create a button that function like the 'Export to Spreadsheet' (shown in the picture) on a ASPX file using SharePoint 2007 Designer?
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How to setup workflow that would run only when a certain field is changed to particular value only

I am trying to setup a workflow for a datasheet list that would send an email when a field in an item is changed to particular value and only once – not when you change any of the other fields. This ...
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'Publish' missing in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I try to publish a new master page in SharePoint Designer 2010, the publish options are missing. Also, I can't do anything from the Master Page gallery within SharePoint as the needed options ...
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Merge two lists into Linked Data Source. LinkTitle not working?

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I created a Linked Data Source that merges two lists. Then I inserted a Data View and select the linked data source I created. The problem is that I want the Title to be ...
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More than 1 Dispform for List

I have 2 groups of people which should have access to different versions of a DispForm of a List. For 1 of these groups all links should be disabled and they should see the content with another ...
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Is it possible to compare current user to a SharePoint list/group and switch views if they belong?

So I have a list of managers in my SharePoint site, and I am able to get the current user by using a web service and storing their name into a control. Is it possible to compare this name to everyone ...
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Workflow to transfer custom list item to another sharepoint custom list

I am stuck using workflows, so no C# is allowed - I'm trying to copy only certain items, on which the workflow will be triggered, to another custom list within the same domain Setup is as follow: ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - DVWP Layout - Header Columns on Left once, Data items on right n times

I have a DVWP of a list with multiple entries. I've inserted it into my site but what I want to achieve is a look like this: Header1 Data1 Data2 Data3 Header2 Data1 Data2 Data3 ...
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Start approval process action in sharepoint designer workflow 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create workflow. in the workflow I'm using the "Start Approval Process" action. I bump into an error when I operate this action: how I need to configure ...
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associate list to workflow and use the list column from this workflow

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have create Task List and I add to this list new field (field name: Reminder Date, Filed type:Date and time). I have create Reusable Workflow (Workflow name: ...
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How to redirect to page from List Form

[Sharepoint Server 2010 Scenario] I would like to redirect the user to a specific page according to the button clicked on the sharepoint default form when submitting new item to a list. At the ...
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Building a Floating Menu for SP 2010

I would like to have a floating menu the menu can come from a list or use the Quick launch. Any ideas or samples out there.. For example if i can make this float http://clarklab.net/blog/articles/...
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How do I add a SharePoint web service to a sub site?

I am currently trying to add a Web Service which will allow me to find if the person who is editing a form is part of the Owners group. It seemed like I found a solution with the GetCommonMemberships ...
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call one workflow from another workflow

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010, I have created 2 workflow (Workflow A and Workflow B), and now I want to call/start workflow B from workflow a. how can I do it?
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SharePoint designer 2010 loop

I'm using sharePoint designer 2010. I create difference workflows for difference list, How can I create Workflow loop? I need to create loop inside a specific workflow that remind the manager (...
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Find and replace broken links

I've taken over a massive MOSS 2007 project, nearly 2000 pages deep. During initial development, the previous developers used a testing URL to test particular sections of their web parts: http://...
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sharepoint designer - collect data from task - date and time

I'm using sharePoint designer 2010, I have creted workflow. I used the task "Collect Data From User", and I defined field as "date and time" type. the user filling the task field and I can see the ...
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InfoPath form editable to some people and read only to others?

Is it possible to have some controls in an InfoPath form editable to only a certain group of people and read only to everyone else?
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InfoPath form closes and redirects to deleted SharePoint library?

When a user clicks submit for the first time, the form closes and they are redirected to an old library that I deleted. But if they were to go back and edit their form then submit again, it will ...
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Custom List form loading error “Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow”

I have a custom list with around 250+ columns. I have customized the new, edit and display forms of the list. I used more xsl templates to display all the columns in DataFormWebPart. But after some ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - Error Creating Control - WebPartAdderUpdatePanel

When I open any page in SharePoint Designer I receive an error that says: Error Creating Control - WebPartAdderUpdatePanel Unknown server tag 'WebPartPages:WebPartAdder'. I still seem to be able to ...