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SharePoint field not showing data in Edit Mode

I have an announcement list which stores information. There is a particular field called "Description of Incident" which stores data in Rich Text format. Actually, it stores email as it comes in. It ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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How do I set-up reporting from my Workflow in SharePoint 2013?

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 and have created a workflow for IT requests. I would like to set-up automated reports that are exported and sent to the team on a weekly basis to track the status ...
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Display choice options based on user

I feel like my answer should be obvious, but I'm fairly new to Sharepoint and I have yet to stumble upon the solution. I've looked through the list of suggestions based on my title but I can't quite ...
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How to move document from folder to same Document Library using workflow

I have moved document from library to folder within the same document library. For that I have used "Update List Item" action. Now I want to move that document from folder to library again.
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Rest api add to select append sharepoint list is undefined

If alert view then OK, but is add code select append, not working - undefined Here is code: function getListItemById(webUrl,listName, itemId, success, failure) { var url = webUrl + ...
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SP2013 - Problem with WorkFlows and InfoPath forms

There is a SharePoint Server 2013 of a client of our that just cannot create infoPath forms for the Collect Data workflow action anymore. The error message is extremely vague and I could not find ...
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Workflow to Export All Tasks on Project Server

I want to write a workflow that will export a list of all the tasks for all projects on a project server instance to an excel file. Is this possible in SP2013 or is there a better way to handle this? ...
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rest ajax sharepoint designer

I am trying to apply and use JQuery news ticker from SharePoint list for which I need to use REST Ajax call, I have tried some codes from net but none of them works, so I am confused where to put the ...
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Custom List Form creation using Powershell - SharePoint 2013

I have a custom List called 'IssuesList' with 4 fields - "IssueTitle","IssueID","IssueDesc","Status" While displaying display form I should show 3 fields expect Issue ID i.e. IssueID should be ...
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JSOM Start workflow, pass parameters, use in sharepoint designer

I am starting a sharepoint online workflow in JSOM and passing parameters, workflow in working fine but how can I access those parameters in sharepoint designer?
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Page Icon Connected to Welcome Page

This is a very simple question, but not 100% sure. Scenario: I would like to change the URL of the icon for a sub-site without using code. During research and testing there are many ways by changing ...
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Customize “Waiting for Approval” message text

In a content approval process, SharePoint puts a nice message in a yellow warning box to the user saying: "Waiting for Approval: Visitors can't see recent changes until they are approved. Approve it." ...
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How to display only date 2/2/2016 in infopath form?

I have a date picker which will be calculated based on the below formula: addDays(ColumnName, 15) when i submit the form in list is shows as 2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM with time, I need only 2/2/2016 . I ...
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SPServices - open “view item” modal

NOTE: I'm begginer in SharePoint! Ok so my situation is like that: I have a list of Users, with multiple fields. For example there are fields like: Name, Title, Office, Phone and Email. Pretty ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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Designer Workflow logic that would trigger on multiple conditions selected

I have an InfoPath form that is published to a Form Library shown below: In addition, I created an Approval Workflow that would fire once the form has been filled out. When the Submit button is ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflows Fail

I have created a very simple workflow that hard-codes some values into a dictionary, then writes the dictionary values to the status of the workflow. When I publish and run it manually to my ...
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Adding data views and data sources

I am hoping this question has a really simple answer to it. I am currently in SharePoint Designer editing an .aspx page. I added an empty data view, then added a data source for one of my document ...
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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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Losing All Permissions upon editing List Item

I have access to SPD, and have SO permissions in the site collection. (no access to central admin) In a sub-site I have a list that tracks new-hires. I have workflows that run in the background. One ...
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Sharepoint Limitation? Is it possible to merge SOAP connection with a list?

I have been unsuccessful when trying to merge List-A from Subsite1 to List-B in Subsite2. I have successfully merged two lists in the SAME subsite and displayed using a dataview but not merging from a ...
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Search on External Content Type with Wildcard search for lastname brings back results with mutiple entries for same person

I am tapping into a database for the purpose of retrieving a unique persons first and last name. I have placed a wildcard filter towards lastname. The results are found but apparently the same user ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Work Flow Form - Link to Attachment

I have created a custom approval workflow that works as expected. However I am trying to add a link on the approval form to any attachments that were assigned during the creation of the list item. ...
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SP13 redirecting web pages

There are multiple ways to redirect website in SharePoint. Such as using content editor web part or changing the bookmark or http redirect. However, I seeking the easiest steps on how redirect the ...
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Custom Activity for String Replace

In SharePoint 2010 designer, there is no direct option to replace the string with some other values. but in 2013, this is available. Is there any option to make this activity? I a column which is ...
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SharePoint Workflow Timer job issue

We have created on approval workflow (SharePoint 2010) using SharePoint designer in SharePoint 2013 standard edition environment. The workflow is customized as per below requirement. We have one ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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why Reusable workflow is not going to be associted with its base content type

I have created a Reusable work flow inside SharePoint designer 2013. and i set its base content type to be equal to a custom content type named "incoming invoices" as follow:- then i successfully ...
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Using Filters on a Data View web part from a SOAP Query

I have a SOAP query that pulled in information from a list that I want to create a Data View Web Part for. When I enabled the "Sort & Filter on Headers" option in SP designer I noticed an issue. ...
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Is there a way to show the Key filters section “MetadataNavKeyFilters.ascx” inside my enterprise wiki pages (not only on the list view)

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside sharepoint server 2013. and i have enabled metadata navigation & filtering for the wiki pages list . Now when i click on any list view i ...
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Xsl Date Difference Calculation

I have a requirement to calculate the difference between the current day and due day . I used the below formula and i was able to get the date difference . <xsl:value-of ...
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Create Multiple items with workflow (sp designer)

When someone asks some vacations, i have to create items in a sharepoint list...one item per days...is it possible with a workflow to create multiple items? Lambda situation: The user creates a list ...
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displayform: Show columns from multiple list joined on ID as key

I want to display a list item with columns from other lists also joined on a id column as a key.
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Unable to edit SharePoint Online site in SharePoint Designer

My organization just enrolled for O365 and have enabled SharPoint for creating sites. I have created a Site Collection and am the primary Site Collection Owner of the site. However, when I try to open ...
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Sharepoint reporting on permission

I wanted to get a report of all the user in SharePoint and know what each user has permission. I am trying to track down each user permission level for every site they have so I can identify if they ...
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How to add an existing workflow to a list?

I've a workflow in SharePoint 2010 and I'd like use this one on an existing document library. When I go to Library settings and Workflow settings, I don't see my workflow. If I go to SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2010: 3 of 6 Workflows “Failed on Start”. SharePoint Designer Workflow Works Fine?

Three of the six workflows that are on one of my site collections in SharePoint 2010 are resulting in "Failed on Start" as soon as a document is submitted to a document library. The other three ...
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Use Managed Navigation term as page title

I'm using Managed Metadata for navigation on a new site, and I've created a page to be used by the term set. The content of the page is dynamic, thanks to the Items Matching a Tag web part. However, ...
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External wcf (Soap/rest) datasource to external content type

I'm looking for a way to use an external datasource (WCF SOAP or REST) and include the results in a list. Using the External Content Type directly for a WCF service does not work, as I get a XML error ...
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Assistance on possible incorrect logic in SharePoint Designer 2010

I'm really trying to understand the issue I am having as it is not making any sense to me. For testing purposes I created a very simple 2010 InfoPath form published to a Form Library with only one ...
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Update InfoPath Form Field From SharePoint List

I am building a form where we have one field which changes every month. Users using the form can't edit this, but obviously those will full control can. I have set the default value in the list ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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where to put C# code and where to put Javascript code in .aspx form in SharePoint Designer

I'm newbie with sharepoint, struggling but finding my way. I've created a list and created a new form called NewFormRequest.aspx in SharePoint designer. I'm calling this form in the browser ...
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Reference a custom CSS file inside my seattle.html

I want to reference a custom CSS file inside my seattle.html file. currently I find the following in the default seattle.html master page: <link ...
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How to move an item from one custom list to another custom list?

I have two Custom Lists (Timesheet and Weekly Timesheet). My requirement is if any item exceeds the time length (or days) in "timesheet" list for more than 7days then that item has to be copied ...
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How to join custom list and have a composite display view in Sharepoint 2013

I have 4 custom lists which are joined on Id column. Now I want to build a composite list and have a display item view which will include all fields from all 4 lists. Till now, I have created Linked ...
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Alternate List Row Color in WebPart Content Query

XSL File : Created Custom Template Style <xsl:template name="Custom" match="Row[@Style='Custom']" mode="itemstyle"> <xsl:variable name="SafeLinkUrl"> ...
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Creating new column in workflow task list in sharepoint designer 2013

I have created a Document Library as 'Sample1' and it has 2 fields as Form Title,Date.I am getting user data for Form Title and Date.And I have created a workflow for 'Sample1' in SharePoint designer ...
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replace text in Sharepoint designer workflow

I have a List with a item of multistring value with length greater than 255.e.g 500 characters. The workflow needs to run on every change and not manually. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version ...