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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 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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XSLT for summing Number column where there are cells with no value

This is akin to this question but I couldn't get the suggested sumAll function to work. I also have several different columns to sum and it just seems silly to have a separate template for each ...
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using SPD, in a parent dispform, can I add a new item form for its child?

Let's say we have a SP list : "Parents" and a SP list "Children". The later have a lookup field to the former. In the dispform of the parent, I want to have : the detail of the parent (OOB) the ...
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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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Task created by SharePoint Designer Workflow not firing a workflow [closed]

I have a MOSS2007 site that requires me to use the primary/secondary workflow approach. My workflows work perfectly on their own when I create tasks manually. When I use the primary workflow to ...
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SharePoint Dropdown Vaue not updating in to Dataview webpart with SQL backend

I have a data view webpart and its source is a sql server database table(2005). I have the data view setup to be able to edit some of the fields inside the dataview. Instead of providing the user ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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Sharepoint Designer and Foundation version mismatch error?

The company I am employed by has been running SharePoint 2010 successfully for several months now. Recently when anyone attempts to connect to our main site using SharePoint designer they are ...
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Can I create a list in a pre-existing list?

I have created a subsite in the main site and this site is to allow employees to gather and fill out forms and data pertaning to projects and the like. I have tried using different sites to check if ...
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Changing page layout across site collections?

I'm trying to customize the OOTB Markup Styles in the Ribbon in SP2010 for the Rich Text Editor. I've found some documentation about the process, and one of the first steps is to add a ...
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embeding flash object while retrieving it from database

[SharePoint Designer 2007] I am creating a master detail form that on using a master item, according flash movie loads and displayed. I am using the following code to embed a flash object (which is ...
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Value of Hyperlink Field in Page Layout

I'm making a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010. I have, as part of the content type for this Page Layout, a field of type Hyperlink. I want to use the "Description" and actual URL stored in ...
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Security for non-hr

I have noticed through Site Actions -->Site Permissions, SharePoint will allow everyone to view pages, but not every one can contribute. What I want is for users to contribute but not view certain ...
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web part empty list [closed]

I am very new to sharepoint and specially sharepoint designer but somewhat experienced ASP.NET developer. I have a problem in SharePoint Designer 2007 that it does not show me any web part at all ...
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Automatically change the Outcome of a Task [How To?]

Here is my situation: I am working on a workflow (in SharePoint Designer) that is triggered when a new task is created. In some cases, I need to automatically complete a task via my workflow. To ...
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Moving Workflows and Lists?

I have a list and workflow that I created under HR (employees are not supposed to be able to view this list). At the present moment I can allow the employee to view the workflow (that I linked to ...
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Does Designer make page XSL static?

I've been chasing some weird problems with a Custom Field Type on a page that has a list view web part with Designer-provided Conditional Formatting. It seems like the XSL for the fields have been ...
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SP2010 Custom Workflow Design

I have to create a custom workflow on a document library for a group of users, and I'm having trouble figuring out how to go about creating it. The document library has the following extra columns: ...
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How can i edit master page in visual studio?

SPD is very uncomfortable for me. I try to open master page ny using the path "\portal\davwwwroot_catalogs\masterpage", but visual studio give the error Microsoft Visual Studio Could not find ...
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How to add new field to custom list (See edit!)

I am using a Microsoft template for adding Training and Courses for people to register for. Everything is working fine, but I want to add a field to the Courses list. I want to add a field to indicate ...
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Error in “Collect data from user” action [closed]

I am facing an error in the "Collect data from user" action. Once the workflow starts, the task for the approval is created in the separate task list. Then, once that task is "Completed", nothing ...
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Hiding Information in a SharePoint List

If several employees add their data to a SharePoint List (Change of Address) how do I hide the employees' address from the other employees and is this possible? I have been working in the SharePoint ...
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How to display the initiation form parameter on an InfoPath 2010 task edit form?

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2010 custom approval workflow. I capture an initiation form parameter and save that value into a field in the list item associated with the workflow. I need to ...
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Unable to see read only fields of a content type from a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

I have published an Infopath form that creates a custom content type for a site. Using SharePoint Designer, I have created a workflow for the list that the content type is associated to. So why can I ...
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Does sharepoint designer 2010 require Office 2010?

Can I install SharePoint Designer 2010 on a machine that doesn't have Office 2010? I can't seem to find the requirements for SPD2010...
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SharePoint Designer broke my Page Layout. How do I repair it?

I have a Page Layout which is used by some Publishing Pages, and uses code-in-front like <%= DateTime.Now %>. I opened this Page Layout in SharePoint Designer and modified it and saved it, and ...
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Using a globally reusable workflow

I have created a globally reusable workflow in Sharepiont Designer. I was able to save it as a .wsp. I would like to deploy and use this workflow to a different site collection. After succesfully ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow - Get data from a list column for which the workflow was generated

I have a Document Library called ATC, and have defined a Person or Group type column called Author. Author is required, single selection only, people only, choose from All Users. I am designing a ...
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SPD Workflows upgrade from 2007 to 2010 fix

Our company has several large SharePoint farms that are migrating over time. As a result of the upgrade, our URL's will change. Our technology group has said that any workflows created in Designer ...
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Execute a batch file from the sharepoint designer workflow?

is there a way to execute the batch(*.bat) file from a sharepoint designer workflow? I've a specific column in the sharepoint list, a batch file should be executed whenever the value of the field ...
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Sharepoint Designer Crashes When Adding a Custom Web Part [closed]

I'm trying to add a webpart to a "Dispform.aspx" of a list in Sharepoint Designer. I can add ootb webparts without any problem, but mine just won't work. By the way, I can add the web part normally ...
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Is it possible to make a column in a list link to dispForm.aspx?

Is it possible to make a column in a list link to dispForm.aspx? I know I can add LinkToItem="TRUE" to the fieldref in SPD2010, but its the Display Form, not the Edit Form that I want to link to. ...
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Comma in URL field

I'm having some trouble with URL fields in my List. The problem is that SharePoint stores URLs in two parts, "Description" and "Url", but in SharePoint Designer I can only access the whole URL in the ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 - imported master page ends up showing under page layouts

When I import a master page in Sharepoint Designer 2010, using the 'Import Files' button (while clicked into the "Master Pages" section, the file is imported, but not to Master pages. It goes instead ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 doesn't find my Site objects

My sharepoint designer 2010 shows no items under Lists and Libraries even though I can see them under All files and the site is functioning fine. There's also nothing listed If I try to create a new ...
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Approving a task directly from the dispform.aspx

I have a challenging requirement that I am trying to put my head around. I have a SP Designer 2007 workflow for MOSS 2007 that has a series of approval tasks for each approver in the process. Right ...
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Presenting Workflow status to the user

What is the best way to show a user that a workflow was cancelled? I have a manually triggered workflow. Are there any chance I can present the result of the workflow in a dialog, or do I have to ...
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list item reflected on different sites

At this time we only have the ability to use SharePoint Designer, not Visual Studio. We have a list that has info about projects. for each project we create a site. We store the list on the top site, ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 permission issue

While opening a site in Sharepoint Designer i am getting an error message You do not have permission to do this operation ask your website administrator to change the permission and try again. Iam the ...
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Adding Content to External Content Types

I was able to create an ECT and the first three columns of data that I used to create the ECT display on the portal. The only issue I am running into is that I want to add more columns to the ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...
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CEWP on Allitems.aspx in SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Discussion board and would like to add a Content Editor Webpart on Allitems.aspx page of it. I understood that we can not directly add a CEWP into the page however should use ...
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Tree View navigation of Document Library

I'm experimenting with providing maximum functionality without writing code. The sharepoint site collection has one sub-site called "Demo". "Demo" has one document library called "Testing". I've ...
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sending an email at specified time and day via sharepoint designer

I have a custom list and i would like to send an email out suing workflow every friday at a particular time. I have been sending email via worklflow but i can't find anything that can solve this ...
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Why is paging not working in the Data View Web Part?

I am unable to make paging work in the Data View Web Part on SharePoint 2010. I selected a paging option in the SharePoint Designer ribbon, but it does nothing. Limiting the number of items, in the ...
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SPD 2007 Custom Calendar NewForm.aspx broke DispForm.aspx

Hello I edited NewForm.aspx in a Calendar List now every time someone clicks on an event in any calendar view for the list, it takes the user to NewForm.aspx instead of DispForm.aspx, I changed GUIDs ...
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How can I avoid automatically starting a workflow?

I created an approval workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010. The workflow starts if a new item has been created in the list. After the item has been approved, this workflow is using the method "Set ...
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How to check if a user is member of a sharepoint group inside SPD's WD

I'm creating a workflow in SharePoint 2010 Workflow Designer and need to check if a user is member of a sharepoint list before I can continue the workflow. How can I do this (without use of VS)? I ...
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Modify list edit and display forms using InfoPath

From SharePoint Designer it is possible to modify the edit and display list forms. From the ribbon in ListSettings tab select Design Forms In InfoPath and choose the content type you want to modify ...