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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 ...
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Publishing Layout - Custom Master page

I've been slowing catching on to the Publishing pages functionality. I'm still a bit confused on the creation of Publishing Types (such as Page, Page Layout and Publishing Master page) The issue I'm ...
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sharepoint page changes are visible on admin site(authoring site) but no changes are affected in public facing sites

i have made changes to a page in sharepoint designer . I am able to see the page with the changes made by me in authoring site but i am unable to find the same changes on the Public facing internet ...
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Quick Links not showing in custom Master Page on Web Part page

I have created a new custom master page & I've got everything working (including showing the QuickLinks on the left on default.aspx & any "built in" SharePoint pages, such as "Shared ...
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How to retrieve User Information List data

I would like to filter a list based upon a user group that the user may belong to and a specific value found in the User Information List for that user. I tried doing this with CAML in SharePoint ...
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what are the cons and pros of page creation methods in Sharepoint 2010?

You know that you can create pages in 3 or 4 different ways (Sharepoint desinger, Browser , Visual Studio...) but what's the standard "Best practice" for developers and why? and what are the pros and ...
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Unable to customize My Sites in SharePoint 2010

When I try to modify any page in the My Sites host using SharePoint designer 2010, I am able to change everything (remove webparts etc) except whatever is above the Quick launch nav items, the same ...
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Overriding Modal Dialog from List Item Menu

I have created a custom edit form in SharePoint Designer 2010 and added it to the List Item Menu as my default edit page. It all works as expected except that, when the link is clicked, the page opens ...
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How can I assign concurrent tasks based on user selections?

I am trying to create a workflow on SharePoint 2007 that should go like so: User adds a new item in the "Faults" list. When creating it, he ticks the boxes for whatever departments needs to address ...
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How do I link (join) a sharepoint list and an external data source in a DVWP?

I've got an external data source (SQL Server) and a Sharepoint Custom List that I want to join in a single view using the data view web part. In theory this shouldn't be too hard, but I can't get it ...
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How do I get sorting to work in the DVWP when using custom SQL query to linked server?

WSS 3.0 I have a non-SQL database linked to a SQL database. I've created a datasource in SPD using a custom query to this database. select * from LINKEDDB...sometable I then created a data view ...
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Why is my new workflow being ignored?

I've updated an existing workflow created in SharePoint Designer. I've removed the old instances from Settings -> List Settings -> Workflow Settings -> Remove a workflow, and recompiled. The OLD ...
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SharePoint Designer workflows don't reflect changes in content types

I've been trying to create a set of SharePoint Designer workflows for a WSS 3.0 site, and I can't make SPD see changes in the content types of the lists. Specificaly, I'm trying to use the Create ...
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Where is the css file being defined?

I'm editing an aspx layouts and its master page, and somebody has already linked a custom css file in designer in the Manage Styles pane. Where is this defined in the code? I can't find it anywhere. ...
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Site collection custom theme not available for subsites in Sharepoint 2010

Site collection custom theme not available for subsites in Sharepoint 2010 ,do I have to copy the Master theme on the site collection on to each and every subsite ?? or i am missing something ? TIA
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Where are my Themes in SharePoint Designer _themes folder

I am trying to brand a SharePoint 2007 Site Collection and have created a new theme. I use to see it in the _themes folder of my SharePoint designer. For reasons unknown to me, I can no longer see ...
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Is it possible to create a new item form with a subform that can also add new items?

I've got a list in WSS 3.0 documenting work tasks by position that has a bunch of repeating fields such as Task1, Equipment1, Controls1, Task2, Equipment2, Controls2, Task3, Equipment3, Controls3, ...
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Filter DVWP with span tag

I am trying to filter a DVWP based upon a span tag value. The value is set in a document.ready function. Please show me how to send it the output of a DVWP. I tried to insert it where the $Rows ...
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SPD 2010 Form Action Workflow Problem

I am having trouble initiating a form action workflow in SPD 2010. I am trying to save an item to an audit list prior to deleting it. I selected "Create a List Item" for the action in the workflow. ...
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Ghosted Vs UnGhosted pages sharepoint2007

Can anyone tell me the difference between ghosted and Unghosted pages? Which is the best option to go for while creating a site?
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Trouble copying a folder with a workflow

I'm using a "display" flag for people to only see what they care about, when display is set to "no" i just copy the item to a different list and remove it from the original list. I am using a ...
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inline editing - no matching records

Is it possible to get the "insert" link, provided with inline editing, to show even when there are no matching items. I am using Sharepoint Designer 2010, and I built a webpart page from the master ...
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Workflow association with the list is not recognized by SharePoint

I created a very simple workflow with SharePoint Designer. From the workflow details window on SPD I can see that the workflow is associated with my list. I can click "Open associcated list" link and ...
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Copying a List Item with Different Field Names

currently I'm trying to copy from one list to another. However I have an issue in that the field names are different and can't really change without causing more headaches (example: First Name is ...