Questions tagged [designer]

The 'Designer' tag refers to work done using the free Microsoft software, Sharepoint Designer. Sharepoint Designer allows customisations of e.g. workflows and can also be used as an administration tool.

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How to Upgrade InfoPath 2010 forms to InfoPath 2013 to deploy on SharePoint 2016

I want to deploy InfoPath 2010 forms to SharePoint 2016. These are Admin Approved browser based forms. Please help with the steps to achieve this.
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Some workflows may not be shown. We were unable to reach the workflow service. SharePoint 2013 workflows issue

I am suddenly getting "Some workflows may not be shown. We were unable to reach the workflow service." error when trying to check on the workflows I created using SharePoint Designer 2013. I ...
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After Creating a new List Item - Change view to the new item

In SharePoint Designer, I'm creating a manual workflow that creates a new item in list 2 from list 1. I note that the "Create New List Item" does this well. It also returns the guid of the ...
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Delete a read-only column from a list/library in SharePoint Online

I have a column of type workflow status that is present in some but not all document libraries in a site. When I use power automate to move these files, I am met with an error that says the move ...
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InfoPath form templates used to update items on SharePoint lists not pulling in all item details

Disclaimer: I am super new to this so please excuse my lack of correct terminology. I have a SharePoint list (2016 on-prem) that has several SPD2010 workflows attached to it. After a new item is ...
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Missing Condition: “The file type is a specific type” in SharePoint Designer 2013

SharePoint 2013. SharePoint Designer 2013 (version 15.0.4849.1000). When creating a 2013 Workflow in SharePoint Designer, the condition "The File Type is a Specific Type" is not in the list ...
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Updating list item from separate library on modify via workflow

For some reason, I can't get this one to work. I have a LIST (called DASHBOARD, for reference in the picture) that gets information from a LIBRARY (called ARTICLES IN REVIEW). The list item is ...
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SharePoint list workflow - create incremental id for list item based on condition

i have a SP list (Environment: 2016 on-prem) where i have a Checkbox field (Yes/No). Based on that Checkbox i want to set an incremental number to the list items. Means if the Checkbox is marked in an ...
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Change the Yes/No Column Type into a Checkbox for a SharePoint Online List

I am having trouble trying to find out how to change the Yes/No Dropdown to a Checkbox while in quick edit mode. I am on a SharePoint Online list and have tried a few different things without any luck....
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Updating a column using choices from other lists

I have a list A with a choice column (Choice 1,2,3). And a list B with the same choices column B. I have also a third list, List C with column A and B which are updated through workflow from the ...
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How to create a name and date stamping workflow?

I'm working on creating a form that multiple users can edit. I'd like a feature where a Name and Time Stamp is added to the comments box when a person modified/edits the filed. Is there a way I ...
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sharepoint designer 2013 workflow stuck in progress

I created a list for internal approval and a workflow to perform this approval. I have designed a workflow below that is simple one. The workflow initate the action well - Set the pending status, send ...
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Start a task process wait for first response

I'm needing help on the following issue: The workflow (SP Designer 2013) contains an action 'Start a task process' with parallel assignment. The completion criteria is set to 'Wait for first response'...
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2010 workflow to send email on one field change keeps sending on any field change

I have a 2010 SharePoint workflow that is set to start when an item is changed. Within the workflow, I have logic that is testing to see if a specific field changed and if so, send an email. I am ...
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Add timestamp in SP - issue resolution

I'm currently working on operational workflow/issue management and I need details such as How long does the team acknowledge the issue from the time a query was received from client How long for the ...
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Modify SuiteBar Color for SharePoint Communication Site

I'm managing a newsletter for my department and I'm trying to modify the suitebar color for our SharePoint Online Communications site because the default blue clashes with the theme of the site (red): ...
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How to deal with date changes in pause until workflow

i had created a workflow where i had due date workflow will trigger email notification to user post 7 days of due date but what about if i user change due date between this as workflow will not accept ...
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Creating Weekly Reports

I want to create a weekly report that looks at the frequency of the distinct items in the "Created By" column on an incoming email library. Is there a way I could automate this, such as a workflow? ...
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sharepoint designer 2013 is not installing

When I am trying to install Sharepoint designer 2013 on Windows 10, the installation doesn't start. Only the license page appears for a second, then disappears and setup doesn't respond. Not even an ...
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Sharepoint infopath - cascading list

So I'm creating a list via infopath. The required columns are: 1. Vaccine options (vaccine a, b, c...n) 2. Prices of the vaccine 3. Quantity 4. Total I need to create a list wherein if i choose ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Workflow Error

I'm working on Workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2010. in past it always work fine and publish no problem. Until this morning I receive an error when publish Workflow. "Errors were found when ...
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I have both SharePoint Designer 2010 & 2013, When I click Edit Library on SharePoint 2010 Site

I have a problem when I click on "Edit Library" to open SharePoint designer. I think it is because I have both 2010 & 2013 installed on my PC. Is there a way for me to make 2010 default so that ...
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Add button in sharepoint item display form to open edit form

please help me to resolve my issue. For user experience i must add button in sharepoint display form that will open item for editing. I can add button with this script &nbsp but i dont know how ...
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If current field value(document library) equals to field value (list) . Update document library according to list field value

(SharepointOnline and Sharepoint Designer Workflow). Document library : column A and column B and column EmailAdress List : column C and column D and EmailAdressList So what i want to do is copy ...
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How to make modern SharePoint site full width

Has anyone had any luck in making their modern SP site utilise the full width of the web page? I have a requirement to embed the "Planner" app onto a SP site, but would like to also remove the massive ...
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Drop-down list box save on selection

So I'm not all that good with JavaScript and figured that this would be the only way it could be done, if there is another way great, I am trying to make a rota and have it so I can save the selected ...
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Anyone try running SharePoint Designer on a Mac using virtual machine software (VMWare, Oracle Virtual Box, etc)?

What's the experience and performance like if so and what is your Mac setup? I've switched from a Mac to a Surface Pro (fully loaded) with two 4k monitors and I'm surprised how clunky/sluggish this ...
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SP 2013 Workflow: Update a property with an incremental value?

I have a Document Library with an associated Workflow in SP 2013. The workflow runs fines. I have a property in my DL called "Modified Count" I try to increment this value every time the WF runs. I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow Start a Task Process Return Fields

I am designing my workflow in SharePoint 2013 Designer, a 2013 workflow, and using Start a Task Process. I need this because I need multiple people to be able to approve a single item. My dilemma is ...
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Open Word document in workflow

I have created a 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 which creates a Word document in a Document Library. This functionality works as desired. I would like the workflow to also open the Word ...
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I have a sharepoint page without ribbon, I need to edit and add webpart to page, How can anybody knows please tell me with link

I have a sharepoint home page(abchome.aspx) with out ribbon, now i want to edit page and add webpart, without ribbon how can i edit and add webpart, please tell me anybody knows.
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Sharepoint Design

I am developing the sharepoint (web) for my team in the company I work for. I am trying to change the background but there is no option to change it in this version (not like old one with the get ...
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Workflow REST query is using old data

I have Designer 2013 workflow that is looping through a list querying for data with REST. A condition is set where if one field is greater than today's date, and a count field as set to 1, an email is ...
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Can I use PowerShell to import .XOML file for SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows?

I have created a PowerShell script for downloading .XOML file for SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows. (Below is the snippet for downloading .XOML file) Can I use PowerShell to import .XOML file for ...
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Why does it take so long to load content when I click on 'Edit in SharePoint Designer'?

Whenever I click on 'site action' then 'Edit in SharePoint Designer', the content takes forever to load. Any clue?
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 authentication problems

My company uses O365 SharePoint sites that I would like to be able to edit using SharePoint Designer 2013, however I am experiencing some problems making it work. I open SharePoint Designer 2013 and ...
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Add Video Content Type Description to Document Content Type

I can add/remove fields from the document content type in an asset library, but I cant seem to figure out how to get the description from the video content type. I can add a description field in ...
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how to use exchange server DL(set of email IDs) In SharePoint 2013 People picker field?

I have one list in sharepoint 2013.Here I am not able to give exchange server DL(set of email ID's) in People picker(person or Group) column. It throws an error like "Sorry, you are not allowed to ...
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Digital Signature/Receipt Workflow

Within SharePoint Designer, I'm trying to create a workflow where when an asset (list item) is assigned to a user, it sends them an email where they have to accept ownership of this item. So at the ...
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Unable to publish SharePoint list workflow from SharePoint Designer 2013 to SharePoint Online. No errors found

Unable to publish SharePoint list workflow from SharePoint Designer 2013 to SharePoint Online. Check for errors show as 'No errors found'. Deleted the cache as suggested here
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'New Document' requires a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible application and web browser

We have Office 2016 and using SharePoint 2013 with SharePoint Designer 2013 32bit on our machines. More recently we are experiencing issues with SharePoint where users are getting below error when ...
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Is there a way to take only the value of a lookup type field

I am using a workflow where I need the value of a lookup field, My current result is : 210;#AA8888AA It needs to be: AA8888AA Is there a way to take only the value using SharePoint Designer or I ...
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Sharepoint Onilne Workflow - Completed instances are automatically deleted after 30 days

WE have a workflow set up on a task list and for some of the instances the users are unable to update the status and get the message that "We cant find the workflow. Completed instances are ...
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Apply CSS to Site Collection and all subsites using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

I am holding responsive CSS file. And I would like it to apply my CSS file for my site collection and its subsites, so that lists and document libraries also get responsive. Can anyone help me in ...
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SharePoint Online - Add 'documents' web part to page layout and allow changes to the web part

I have created a custom wiki page layout which is almost perfect, however, I want to add a Document (Shared Document) web part to the page layout and allow the user to change the view of it when they ...
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Remove Left Navigation and Edit Link Option from SharePoint Site Collection

I am seeking to apply Script or css to root SharePoint site which should get effected to all the site collections and remove Left Navigation and "Edit Links" option which exists on Top link bar.
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How to “drop” a completed list item - conditional formatting without designer

I have a list I'm populating; for example, let's say I'm trying to keep track of new hires in Sharepoint. I have the hire's name, status of hire, etc. When I finally choose from the "status of hire" ...
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Sharepoint designer 2013 gets access denied when saving .aspx page on Office 365

The title says it all: I opened an Office365 site on Sharepoint Designer 2013 and then tried to edit some .aspx pages. When trying to save, I get "Access Denied" error. If I try to edit and save ...
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how to get manager email id in Workflow designer from the people picker column?

I am using this code to get the manager email id.But i am not able to get the email id. Get Manager/EMail from Variable: CompletedDataResponse (Output to Variable: ManagerName ) can u please help me ...
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How to setup SharePoint Workflow to email a person in people picker field?

I am trying to setup a workflow in SharePoint Designer that will email to a value (person) entered to a people picker field. By default that field is blank. Once that field is populated I want that ...