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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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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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server could not complete your request when access SharePoint intranet application from sharepoint designer 2010

I can not access our intranet portal from SharePoint designer 2010 I enabled anonymous access in IIS for SharePoint web application I enabled user permissions for User Remote Interfaces it was ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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Ribbon is disabled when I Filter an external list in SharePoint 2010

I created an external list in sharepoint 2010 (SP1) using SPD. The backend is sql server. The I added a wildcard filter on a column called Source_System (and a limit filter). The out of the box ...
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_catalogs/masterpage/ returns 404 NOT FOUND - MOSS 2007

I am new in Sharepoint, but I am with a project that is using MOSS 2007. When I try to access Gallery > Master Page it redirects to http://myservername/_catalogs/masterpage/. The problem is that ...
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Webpart connection filter with Term Store metadata

I'm editing a list's dispform.aspx by adding a document library and trying to filter this one. I created a web part connection between the item ('Provide Row to') and the document library according a ...
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Is there anyway to override the Server DateTime at the Custom List Level

I have a Global Site that has multiple custom lists that all operate at different regions. Server is in US Central Time On one custom list (example) the people are all in Singapore Time so when they ...
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SP 2013/Designer 2013 - InfoPath Issue

I am trying to rename the OOTB Collect Feedback Workflow Task form “Cancel” button to “Save for Later” using InfoPath. Upon renaming the button and clicking Quick Publish I am receiving a “The ...
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People Picker in sharepoint 2010 in Client Object model

I want to implement a people picker functionality in sharepoint 2010 with Client Object Model (JSOM), how to do it? Actually i have implementated in 2013 but the same code does not work on 2010.
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How to email sharepoint Online list items as a excel spreadsheet attachment

On the 20th of each month, I need an email to go to 2 users with an excel attachment that contains the details of a specific SharePoint Online list. Is this possible to set up? Thank you for your ...
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How can we change language used in workflows in Sharepoint designer?

We have a SharePoint online site opened in Sharepoint designer 2013. Site settings: Default language: Swedish Alternative language: English When we add a workflow and start editing the workflow ...
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SharePoint microfeed cant be migrated?

I just used a 3rd party software to migrate Project sites data from 1 SharePoint site to another. Worked like a charm except for the microfeed. The tool doesn't support migration of microfeed. Anybody ...
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How do I customize the Subject View for my SharePoint Community?

TLDR: Is there a way to change the UI for the default Subject View for SharePoint discussion forums? I've gone into SharePoint designer and changed the ReadOnly attribute of the view to FALSE, but all ...
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How to display extra columns (created by, created date , version) for my wiki page inside the default EnterPriseWiki page layout

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and I want to add extra fields to the default enterprisewiki.aspx page layout which are (Created By, Created date & Version fields). So I did the ...
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How can I close discussions in SharePoint 2013 Community Site

I have been handed a requirement for a community forum intranet project I am part of. part of the spec is a retention policy which will automate closing inactive threads, retain them for a period in ...
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How can we change value of a field in the Repeating Table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

I have an InfoPath form published on a SharePoint Library. The form contains a Repeating table and after submit a workflow runs. In this workflow I want to change some values of the fields within ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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What is the best practice to deploy the SharePoint site from test to production environment?

We are beginning to start a new SharePoint 2010 and 2013 development projects, soon developing new features, lists, workflows, customizations to the SharePoint site, customization to list forms and ...
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Sharepoint:SaveAsDraft button not rendering

I have created a custom 'New' form for a list in Sharepoint Designer 2010. I added a sharepoint saveasdraft button in the code. <SharePoint:SaveAsDraftButton runat="server" ControlMode="New" ...
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How to customise Claim Task link button?

I am writing an approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010 (OOTB). In that workflow there is a codition where when the claim task link button is clicked then the workflow status should change. ...
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SP Designer modified content deployment to the production server

I have a question here on deployment to production server. Definitely this is not related to content deployment path/job to the production server. In our development set up we will create all web ...
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Need to Clone and Entire Web Application Within a Farm

First please let me clarify that I am not an experienced SharePoint Administrator. I have only been working with SharePoint for six months now. I am an experienced web developer having worked with ...
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Scroll page to ANY anchor point

I've created a Publishing page and added contents and Bookmarks (Anchors). I've tried to add smooth scrolling using jquery but it doesnt work. I want to be able to scroll to ANY anchor on the page. ...
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Sharepoint Controls and CssClass

Im building some page layouts in SharePoint Designer 2010. If i do this: <PublishingWebCOntrols:RichImageField FieldName="Image Caption" runat="server" CssClass="imageCaption" /> The ...
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Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template?

Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template also copied? If yes then why is it I cannot see the workflow in SPD when i tried creating a new list based on the list template. What im ...
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How do I combine rows from different sharepoint lists onto 1 overall list?

I'm using Sharepoint 2007 and sharepoint designer, and I am using multiple sharepoint lists that have the same column types (# required, # complete, % complete) that shows the training status for ...
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I am moving a site collection from one farm to another

I have been working on this for a few weeks now. I have tried many things but just can seem to get things to work correctly. I am trying to move a site collection from one farm to another. The source ...
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Connecting web parts works in Designer, but not by editing on page

I have created some DataFormWebParts that use a web service data source in SharePoint Designer. I then exported each one to the site web part gallery. Each data source is configured with a parameter ...
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Why Sharepoint FormField's ID is parametrized and how it can take different values after its initial creation?

In SPD 2010, on designer surface of a web part page I insert DataFormWebPart by: "Current Data Source" ("Data Sources Details" Task Pane) --> choose rows --> "Insert Selected Fields As.." --> "New ...
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How to use SPServices jquery to add new item

I have a list and I would like to have a link on each item (dynamic) that I can click to insert some data to another list. What I'm after is to get some data when a user clicks an item. (Kind of to ...
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Sharepoint external list problem

I'm taking my first crack at creating an External list in Sharepoint 2010. I've taken 3 training classes in Sharepoint 2010, and am now trying to transfer my knowledge to my own development ...
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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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Can I control the name of forms when using a custom task process in SharePoint Designer?

I use SPD 2010 to create a complex workflow. I use many custom task process to interact with the different users at different stages of the workflow. Each time I add a new custom task process in my ...
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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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How to remove white space around Slideshow Web Part (2013)?

I have beginner experience with HTML and CSS but haven't been coding for awhile. I added a Picture Library and there is a significant amount of empty white space to the right that I can't remove. I ...
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How to add sublevel in quick launch

I'd like adding a sub level in my quick launch. I modified my master page <SharePoint:AspMenu id="V4QuickLaunchMenu" runat="server" EnableViewState="false" DataSourceId="QuickLaunchSiteMap" ...
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Sharepoint Color code a cell change

I am trying to color code the cell that has been changed on a week basis. Lets say on a list on the SharePoint I open the list as "edit on datasheet" then I click on save. So from today to a week from ...
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How to make tree-view links in sidebar expand/collapse in SP 2013?

I am editing a SharePoint site for my company and am stuck. I'm using the Seattle layout and they would like the tree view on the side to be able to EXPAND/COLLAPSE. I've looked up a bunch of codes ...
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Grant Anonymous User access to click start workflow

I apologize up front if this has been answered and I just can't find it. I need to be able to grant all Anonymous users access to start workflows. "click the physical start button for a workflow" (I ...
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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Custom query send email notification

I have a custom query "issue" in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to find how I can add notification on it. So that each time I add data in it, it will send an email to some users
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Function call in selection event

I want to call the following function in a selection event function name calcDay(). var p = getList("Compulsory Leave"); When i put it inside the selection event function it generated error : p is ...
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Rating column in a custom list form

I'm trying to create a custom list form for one of my lists using SharePoint Designer, and one thing i notice with the new form is that the OOTB rating column won't render. What are the difference ...
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Validate custom form using sharepoint designer 2010

I'm creating a form using sharepoint designer 2010, by inserting New Items forms, and editing as necessary the design. Previously I was using asp:TextBox and validating through ...
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Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
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Sharepoint Designer encountered an error generating the task form

I have made some minor changes on Approval workflow in the production environment using the SharePoint Designer 2013. This workflow was working properly earlier. It shows The workflow contains ...
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The web server at http://srvr1" does not appear to have MS SP Foundation installed Error when opening the site collection in SP Designer

I have taken a site collection's content db back up from one development server and restored it in another development server and mounted on a new web application and site collection.But when I try to ...