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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013: Unable to Update newly Created Item in a Different List - Error “Coercion Failed…”

Scenario: I have 2 lists. Lets say List 1 & List 2. I am trying to: In List 1 Workflow, I Create a New List Item on List 2. This works file. I see an empty List Item in List 2 as soon as 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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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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read content of list item attachment in SPD workflow and convert to base64 string

I need to write a workflow that reads the content of attachment of a list item, convert it to base64 encoded string and then invoke a custom REST service. I know I can access ...
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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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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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Person Is Valid SharePoint User [MultiUser]

I have a list with column named 'MultiUser' [DataType: Person or Group, Multiple Selection Yes] I want to validate all the Users in List using SharePoint Designer. I can do this if there is only one ...
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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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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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Export and Import Posts and Comments list for new site issue

I export and import the Posts list and also comments list in SharePoint 2013 to another site,imported successfully. When I am clicking on each post I am unable to see the comments. How can I get the ...
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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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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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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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How do I get each person from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple choice column ...
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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 detect if an url have a query string with xslt

currently I have a CQWP and need know if the current url have query string through xsl. can anyone help me with this problem?
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 Email alert every 1st and 15th of the month

How can I create an email alert(notification) using a List item in Sharepoint designer 2007? These alerts will run every 1st and 15th of the month and should also trigger for the next coming months.
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How to look up field from last completed task in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

Is there a way to do a look up within a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow to extract a field value from the last completed task? I'm struggling to find a way do to it. Thanks.
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Populate multiple text boxes based upon dropdown list selection in SharePoint 2013 on prem

I have 1 main list called OnCallEscalationContacts. This list has fields such as - TechnologyTeam [dropdown], FirstContact [people picker], FirstContactPhone [text field], SecondContact [people ...
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Create generic task, not an approval one with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow

I cannot figure out how to create a generic workflow task with SharePoint Designer 2013. I selected the action "Start a task process" and I tried executing my workflow but it creates only an approval ...
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Actions on tasks displayed on the gantt view

I want to know if it is possible to drag and drop tasks in the gantt view or resize.
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Change permission of the multiple items

I'm trying to conditionally change permission of the multiple items in SharePoint 2010 Forms Library. I've found the working code in MSDN ...