I am using SharePoint 2013. I have a list and a workflow on this list. I have created a custom action in the ribbon which is starting this workflow. I dont want this button in the ribbon.

I would like to implement a link or button in my dispForm.aspx. This is the link how it is now from the custom action in the ribbon:


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I wouldn't necessarily call this best practice but you could edit dispform.aspx and add a CEWP that includes a HTML button to your workflow.

Edit Default Display Form Add Web Part

  • yes thats the easiest part. But how do I need to implement the link or button. In the link I need the listitemid and listid. How can I set them dynamicaly?
    – Ola
    May 6, 2014 at 8:44

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