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How do I get this field in the External List(ECT->BCS->SQL) to show up in SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I have created an External Content Type that has CRUD rights to SQL tables. Off that External Content type I have created an External List. I have a document library that has an InfoPath form on it ...
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Summarize text data in a field using XSLT

I'm trying to work out a way that several items in a list could be summarized in a single item if they have a keyword in common. For example, given the items: Sounds: a Sounds: b Vocab: word Vocab: ...
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Modifying NewForm without SharePoint Designer

I want to customize the EditForm.aspx of a list but SharePoint Designer is disabled on this site collection. What is the best way to modify EditForm if I can't access it through SPD?
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Issues with SPFilterDropdown in SPD2013

To start things, I have little knowledge beyond the basic concepts of SPD and being a newbie... What I want to accomplish is to only have certain values from another list show up in which their ...
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Sharepoint Designer and sass

I am working on Branding a Publishing Site on SharePoint Enterprise 2013 server and I am using SharePoint designer 2013 and I am looking for a way to use SASS to speed up my workflow because I am used ...
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Task Due Date show date only - SharePoint Designer

I'm sending an email out with a task due date using a Workflow on SP Designer 2013. However, using the lookup, it's showing me the due date in the format of: MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS I would like to show ...
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Reassociating AllItems.aspx with default discussion board views (Subject, Flat, etc)?

While attempting to modify the default Subject view to add a custom column I used SP Designer 2013 to copy AllItems.aspx code (cut/paste) into a custom view (Subject1.aspx). When I saved ...
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HTTP 500 Error - When trying to update a field in a Workflow

SharePoint Designer 2013 (2013 workflow on a Document Library) After much research I have found potential solutions were to: Set Required documents to be checked out before they can be edited? to ...
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How to return list item ID using SPD Custom Workflow

I am trying to change the body of the email which is generated by a custom SP2010 workflow. I'm using SPD2013 and I am able to get as far as the String Builder which contains the body text of the ...
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Where are SPD made Custom Actions ribbon buttons stored in xml files?

I would like to have ribbon button that call the workflow, but also have some custom JS in EnabledScript property. Best would be to just copy-paste button definition can can be made with SPD, and ...
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How to format a redirect URL that references a list item?

In a previous post I was looking for the formatting required to take a user back to a custom view of a list (instead of the default view for that list). Jinxed was nice enough to provide me with a ...
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Inline Editing on Merged List in SPD 2013

I have a Data View Web Part that uses a linked data source (about 4 lists). I would like to have users be able to edit from the data view, but when I add an inline edit link, it shifts all my data to ...
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How can you do task auto approval in SharePoint Designer workflow after their respective due date

I see a thread related here: Sharepoint Workflow - Conditional auto approval One challenge I have that's different is that we are dealing with date context specific scenario. Here's what we want to ...
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DataForm / DataView Webpart

Is it possible to use a dataform or data view webpart to get items from a subsite without using data sources (soap) using SPD only. I need to be able to filter the form using date to see only certain ...
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SP 2013 custom form for adding multiple new list items

I've been struggling with this requirement for some time now and I can't seem to find a solution to what I assumed would be a fairly simple task. What I'm trying to create is a form to submit data to ...
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2010 - How to set up home page with parameters

I have website which is basically a "container" for subsites, and I would like to set it's homepage to "All site content" page (viewlsts.aspx) which is easy, but it should be filtered down to "Sites ...
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Why can't i get data from External List within my workflow?

Im trying to load a value (string) into my SPD 2010 workflow from an external list. I want to save that value in a workflow variable, so I lookup for that external list and set up my filter's ...
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SharePoint designer is showing “Server error: this file may not be moved, deleted, renamed or otherwise edited”

I want to edit the seatle.master master page for my enterprise wiki site collection. So I did the following:- I copy the seatle.html inside the SP designer. Paste it. It automatically creates two ...
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Open document from Sharepoint library not using “Name” field

I have a requirement that is to open a document from a SharePoint library (a pdf in this case) using a field that I created. How can I replicate the behaviour of the "Name" field, in my field ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Issue-Server could not complete your request

Facing the issue for designer frequently. As and when opening the designer it shows the below issue:
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Cannot create Data Form Web Part / Data View Web Part once you “Restore-SPSite”

I have a site collection "cba:2000" which is a "Community Site" template. I've created some custom DFWP and some DVWP's on this site on my DEV environment. I imported one of my web part to solution ...
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SharePoint Designer: Error when connecting to my customer production server

Every time I try to connect to any SharePoint site running on my customer server I get the following error. An error occurred accessing your Microsoft SharePoint Foundation site files. Authors - ...
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Data Source file cannot be saved Soap Service Connection

I am trying to Get List Items using SharePoint Designer 2013 Soap Service Data Source. I have entered Service description as https://sitesurl/_vti_bin/lists.asmx?WSDL listName ...
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Data view webpart customization

I tried to customize some data view web part in SharePoint Designer 2013 but unfortunately I can't do some changes, like background color of columns or width and height of them. What should I do? I ...
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How to get users from an Assigment Stage

I have an assignment stage in the initiaton form so the users can select what users are going to approve a document. I need to get those users to send them email notifications but i can't find the ...
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Inserting custom HTML into a SharePoint

Where should I be entering custom HTML on a SharePoint page? Should I be entering within a web part? Direct into SPD? Or using the "Edit Source" direct from within the page on the SharePoint site? ...
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Detaching Pages from the Site Defintion

I am creating a template .aspx page for use on a SharePoint site. I need to include my own CSS reference and jquery reference in the head of the page. SPD only allows this when I edit the page in ...
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Multiple SharePoint Calendars

I'm looking for some help. Scenario: I have multiple SharePoint 2007 calendars that are all duplicate layouts for multiple resource teams. I also have a master calendar, again, same columns and ...
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Unable to attach masterpage to Page Layout

I am editing a page layout in SP Designer 2010. For whatever reason, the option to Attach (or Detach) a master page to my page layout is greyed out. Does anyone have any insight on why this option is ...
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Hide the quick launch on a specific page

I am new here, to StackExchange & SharePoint 2013 I've been pulling my hair out over the past few days getting my head around some (what i believe to be) relatively simple features. I'm ...
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What counts as a List Form field?

There's a limit (70) to the number of form fields you can have on a custom list form. Does anyone know what this count includes? I am wondering whether I can stay under the limit by replacing some ...
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Warning message in SPD 2010 after migration from 2007 to 2010

I encountered the below warning message first time and after learning from few web articles I understand that this pop-up message appears when the workflow was created in SPD 2007 and the SharePoint ...
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How to access a webservice from Navision 2009 R2 from a workflow in SP2013 Enterprise?

I am using SP2013 Enterprise. And I am using Navision 2009 R2. I have created a workflow in SPD. How can I request a method in a webservice from Navision? Someone told me to look at this website: ...
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Changes in custom list form made in SPD not be seen by all users

I have made som changes in one of our custom list forms in SharePoint designer. But some users cannot see the changes. This custom forms were created using SPD. Users still see old forms. How can I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Start Approval Task Process Workflow locks on final task to approve

I've created a workflow on a list using the "Start Approval Process" step. Everything works great for a while, and then the person testing the workflow successfully approves all of the tasks except ...
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SharePoint Workflow takes a long time to start

I have a SharePoint 2010 OOB list workflow that usually takes less than minute to complete. However, I found a list item where the workflow begun 30 minutes after the start time, but less than a ...
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Importing SharePoint 2013 icons into SharePoint Designer 2010

forgive me if this has been addressed elsewhere (and if this sounds like an extreme newbie question), but I can't find the answer. Does anyone know if I can use Designer 2013 icons in Designer 2010? ...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 / SharePoint Designer 2013

Can anyone advise if it's possible to run SharePoint Designer 2007 for an on-premise installation and SharePoint Designer 2013 for SP online on the same machine? Thanks
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Send email to external address using SPD2013 workflow

I am trying to determine whether it is actually possible to send a SPD designer 2013 workflow to an external email address where SharePoint Online is being used. I have seen various fora posts and ...
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Error in Sharepoint 2013 content query

I'm adding a content query in the master page and every time I will customize it returns the following error: Someone could help me or explain me why this error happens? I tried doing the content ...
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Why does the time-date for document set members differ from the document set time-date after a move

When moving a document set from one library to a Records library via a modified ootb approval SP2010 workflow, the docset has the correct CST date and time, but its document set members are 6 hours ...
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The top Navigation getting distorted

i have new fresh sp2010 and i created a teams site . I added some navigations link to the top navigation bar . But sometimes the top nav bar appears to be expanded . I have not made any changes ,its ...
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Editing a page in SharePoint Designer 2010

Is it impossible to edit a page in SharePoint Designer 2010 which is attached to a page-layout? When a try to edit a page in advanced mode, the below message is rendered. How can I add a content or ...
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workflow pause until x - queued?

If I use a workflow which starts on change but I also add a pause until 12PM then this workflow will be "queued" right? But what happens if I change something again? Will the workflow start a second ...
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Date Column showing “1/1/1900 5:30 AM”

Have created a custom list with below column 1.Title 2.Status (Drop-down column with "In progress" & "Completed") 3.In Progress Time (Date & Time Column) 4.Completed Time (Date & ...
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Zerofill in Workflows

I'm trying to create a searchable ID for a list using Workflows. I do it by setting a field to ARN[ID] (which give me something like ARN1) but I want to zerofill it so it looks like ARN001. How can I ...
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How to create a list item in a separate site collection using 2013 workflows and SPD?

How can I, using sharepoint designer, create a 2013 workflow that creates list items in other site collections than the one that the workflow was initiated in? I have read that it is possible with ...
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Anyway to keep format on CurrentItem:Body when using Send Email workflow?

Is there a way to use the SP2010 Workflow action -> Send Email and have the [%Current Item:Body%] keep the format/layout of the content? Right now I have the return field as: Plain Text and I created ...
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My workflow is only kicking off an email to the first approver of a two level approver workflow

I am using the example from Laura Rogers book, Infopath Step By Step. I have built my form and Workflow identical to hers (so I thought) Here is the workflow: Step 1 Set Variable: FormLink to ...