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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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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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How to send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation Best regards, Andrzej
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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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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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Dynamic order Numbering based on the view in sharepoint library 2010?

We are trying to do in this library, is create a column that will provide the “order” number of the listed item, per view. So in one view there may be five items that show and they need to be ...
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XSLT Global parameter LCID is empty

According to this MSDN documentation about XSLT global parameters, in main.xsl there is a parameter named LCID whose value should be the value of ...
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How to disable Dropdown in infopath IE doesn't but It works in FF

I have a element of type dropdown I would like to disable in an InfoPath form. When I use the below it works in FF but not in IE to be precise version 10 :( Doing the below ...
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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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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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_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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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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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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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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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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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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Enable Breadcrumb in oslo master page

I required to Enable the breadcrumb in Oslo master page and I am following the url http://www.wombit.se/2013/11/28/sharepoint-365-breadcrumb-oslo/ which is showing to add the snippet of code, But in ...
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File status is always changed, why?

I'm running Sharepoint Designer 2007 since it was free from Microsoft and it seems that no matter what I do the files in my site are showing up as changed and I need to publish them when in fact they ...
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How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
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I want to disable export to excel from my dahsboards

I want to hide or disable "Export to Excel" and "Export to PowerPoint" from my dashboards in SharePoint, precisely from the webpart menu. Note that I am using Performance Point to create my ...
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How to read XSLT list item of a list view web part in SharePoint designer 2010 using jquery

I have a requirement to get data from one list(e.g., A) and display in some other list's (e.g. B) custom display form(e.g. CustomDispForm.aspx). Here I am going to do this with the help of jQuery SP ...
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Selected Menu Item - Oslo MasterPage

I'm using SharePoint 2013, with the Oslo masterpage, and I've disabled the default navigations and create my own menu in the master page. The issue is that the menu doesn't show what page you are on. ...
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Can't reset to site definition in sharepoint designer 2013

When I right click on a masterpage that the interface tells me is customized and click 'reset to site definition', a copy of the master page is created but the original page is not reset and still ...
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Adding a non WCF SOAP wsdl as external content type in sharepoint manager

This is location to my wsdl, it is WSDL created by Spring WS: http://foo.bar/local/rpc/file.wsdl I am trying to add the connection to external data source from sharepoint designer. In the selection ...
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Printing Appended Comments

We are running an Office 365 SharePoint Site and have a dataview page we are using to print multiple list items. The problem we are running into is when we include the comment field it only shows a ...
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Discussion item won't open in modal window

SharePoint 2010 I have a display form that has a task list webpart and a discussion list webpart. The display form opens in a modal window. When a task list item link is clicked, it opens in an ...
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How can I sort List View Web Part in SharePoint Designer 2010?

I'm trying to sort ListViewWebPart in Left hand navigation menu at Meeting Workspace Site, but Sort and Group button in submenu is disabled. How can I fix that?
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error in sharepoint designer workflow

I am getting error in sharepoint designer workflow. Error is :The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information - access ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 deletes web parts when editing a page

Simple to reproduce.. this is done on SharePoint 2013 Foundation on a "Team Site". 1) Go into Site Pages and add a new "wiki page" 2) Change the Page Text Layout to "Two Columns with One Header" 3) ...
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LOB apps in SharePoint online?

I have been playing around with the SharePoint 2013 app model lately. Maybe it is because I used to build Farm soltuions for on premise installations, but I miss the opportunity to build LOB apps for ...
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Approval Process: Change Task Outcome Rejected to Stopped

On the SharePoint Designer 2010 "Start Approval Process", if I change the "Rejected" Task Outcome to "Stopped", would I have to replace all "Rejected" to "Stopped"? Like in the Change the behavior of ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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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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Packaging SharePoint 2013 List, Site, and Reusable Workflow and How to Deploy the Package

How to deploy a List workflow (not reusable) which is created in SharePoint designer 2013 to another site collection without recreating it again? I have got this link which is a good post about this ...
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Cache problems when developing masterpages

Sharepoint 2013 I am using Sharepoint Designer 2013 when editing my masterpages. However, there are times that after saving, checking in and publishing changes, it just won't reflect on the browser. ...
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BCS: Allow deletion of rows only under a given condition

I created a BCS Model and external data type for a MS SQL table. I added a delete action, too, and it is working as expected. But now I want to allow the user only to delete items, that aren't ...
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Where can I change/add the colors available for Calendar Overlay?

Where can I change/add the colors available for Calendar Overlay in SharePoint 2010? We have a branded site (using our own Site Theme). I only have 2 choices for colors when I create calendar ...
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SP2013: Creating a Loop in a Workflow

I am attempting to create a workflow that has a loop. The idea is to have the loop check for date and time and returns the date/time to the list library that the workflow is connected to. As well ...
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Business Data Connectivity Metadata Store is currently unavailable in Sharepoint designer 2013

I use SharePoint 2013. When I use SharePoint Designer and open my SharePoint website and select External Content Types I get this error : Business Data Connectivity Metadata Store is currently ...
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strip formatting when copy paste email address into people picker input user field

I'd like to get rid formatting specifically, mailto html tags that comes along with email addresses copied directly from outlook when i paste it into the user input field. It looks like its stripped ...
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Deploying Ribbon Button Across all sites in a site collection

I have created a custom ribbon button using SharePoint designer 2010 for a library in a site and have associated a workflow to it. How to extend this functionality to all the sites in a site ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Anonymous Access Required

I have stumbled over a problem that doesn't seem to have a clear answer according to all documentation and forum threads I've found. According to this, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758431, in ...
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Sharepoint Workflows - Task Process

Can someone explain to me how the task process works? I have read ...
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How to set background on the selected item in the quick launch left menu?

I am using sharepoint 2013 online (o365). I am using sharepoint designer and has added my custom css. I have add some styling and they are working. Now I would like to style the left menu (quick ...