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SharePoint Designer is a specialized HTML editor and web design freeware for creating or modifying Microsoft SharePoint sites and web pages.

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How to get local system date and time in sharepoint 2013 workflow

Here my workflow is running on server time which is US time zone. It's a VM server. Now I want to run my workflow with my local system date and time. How can I do it? Thanks in advance.
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How to send item form data in email using workflow in SharePoint 2013

I am new to SharePoint workflow and learning stage. I had one Access list form in SharePoint 2013. Our requirement is, when user fill data on list form and he\she click submit option, then an email ...
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Error while clicking the SharePoint Custom List edit form save button

I am working on office 365 list custom form (SharePoint designer form). Here I have a scenario like load other list columns in the drop-down column, I did it using REST API adding jQuery. But while ...
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Dynamic SharePoint Online workflow

I have one Document library. I have totally 3 workflow. When user1 upload the document then user1 should select which workflow to start. He need (drop down menu) or something else to select one from ...
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Column data securely open for users

We had one secured list on SharePoint 2013. Under list different column exist. Particular one column(column name as "Internal data\link") we had more secured data (or) links exist. Our requirement is ...
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Workflow wont trigger an E-Mail notification on current date

I have a workflow that is supposed to send an email when a date (Reminder Date) equals today's date. However, when the date comes up the workflow fails to trigger the workflow. What is missing?
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Get each semicolon separated value in SharePoint Designer

I have a mutli text field in my list in which I have saved Email addresses of multiple users separated by semicolon. I have fetched this column to a string variable in SPD. Now I want to take each ...
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Create List Item Targeting External List

I have been trying for a couple of weeks to get this rolling and am pulling out what little hair I have left. I have a custom list and when an item gets added, I have a workflow set to create an item ...
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How to filter list by Current Year and future?

I have found this thread, but this is not really same as my case. For example, I have a column Year, let us say, I enter a project Year 2018, I could finish the project in 2018, but it is also ...
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Start Worfklow as a user with Read Only Permissions

I'm attempting to develop a workflow that will edit a list item. I need the workflow to be able to be initiated by users with read-only permissions. To achieve this I've attempted to include the edit ...
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SharePoint Online Workflow Email Population Questions Using 2013 Designer

We are in the process of migrating sites from 2010 to Online. I noticed some strange behavior creating new workflows for Online sites. Using designer I am creating emails, I don't see some people as ...
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Unable to publish a SharePoint 2010 workflow from SharePoint Designer 2013

I am working on a client requirement where I have to create List Workflows for O365 - SharePoint Online websites. When I try publishing the workflow, I get an error which says - unexpected error ...
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If SharePoint Workflows fail, send an email to SharePoint maintainer

We are your using SharePoint foundation 2013 and we have document libraries with SharePoint 2010 Workflows. Is it possible to implement a workflow to alert us by email when a workflow fails?
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How do I add custom dropdowns in Command Bar in sharepoint modern UI

I am trying to add some of the previous ribbon functionality in the command bar for modern sharepoint UI and stack all of them in separate dropdowns. Any feasible solution will be really helpful.
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Assign task to specific user

I'm currently working on a workflow that assigns a task basked on a criteria. I'm fairly new to designer and workflows and would appreciate some assistance. I have 3 users to chose who the task is ...
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ManualRefresh of list view web part gives error: Accessing the 'caller' property of a function or arguments object is not allowed in strict mode

SP 2016 On Prem I have a list view web part in my form. After adding a new item to the list via dialog box, I want to show the new item. (Without refreshing the entire page of course.) The solution ...
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How to assign items to 2 sharepoint users

Through the ID column, I have 2 people I need to notify through email. Example: if id=1 notify x if id=2 notify y again if id=3 notify x if id=4 notify y It will keep looping as the IDs ...
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SharePoint 2010 platform giving error like “errors were found when compiling the workflow. the workflow files were saved but cannot be run ” [duplicate]

i am working SharePoint designer 2013. i have selected SP2010 platform. if i am create simple workflow like Log "test", it is giving me eroor like "errors were found when compiling the workflow. the ...
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How to clone sharepoint project?

I have a sharepoint project and it already went on a production. I want to clone that site so I can use if I want to make changes before I touch the production site. is there any way to create a ...
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How to Add Options to a Checkbox field dynamically?

Sharepoint 2016 OnPrem. I need to be able to add options to a checkbox field dynamically. I have been able to do this for Drop Down Fields using the solution found here: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Sharepoint Workflow fails after url change

Firstly, I'd like to point out that this seems to be related to the security issue from October 2018. This issue caused workflows to not be able to be published with the following error "Type System....
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Calculate “Days Since” a specified date

Good Afternoon I am using Sharepoint 2013 OP with SPD 2013. I want to create an element on my SP site which calculates how many days have elapsed since our last accident. For Health and Safety ...
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Display Parent Calendar on sub site

Is there a way to display the calendar from the parent site on a sub site?
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Workflow doesn't appear when I apply retention

I have created a custom list and workflow to send email reminders. However, when I tried to apply retention on the item and select 'start a workflow', it says there's no workflow associated with the ...
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SharePoint Online : Help to Update Calculated Column in a List on a daily basis

I have a list in SharePoint Online environment where I need to calculate DaysLeft using 'Expiry Date' Field - Today() in a calculated column. The calculated field is not updating on a daily basis. ...
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SharePoint Workflow to Send Reminder Email Problem

I'm new to workflow and tried to create one in designer and came up to this: If Current Item: Reminder Date equals Today Pause Until Current Item: Reminder Date then Email Current Item: ...
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Errors in SharePoint 2016 Workflows

A strange thing is noticed in the worker workflow list. There are three workflows in the list and one day workflows started to fail, producing an error: "The item could not be updated in the workflow, ...
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How to add a divider line between two web parts?

I want to add a horizontal dark line underneath my web parts to separate each. How do I need to go about doing this?
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Generate an email when a list item expires

I'm currently using SharePoint 365. Is there a way to generate an email for a monthly expiration of different line items on a pre-existing list? I have access to SharePoint designer if that helps. I ...
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Unable to access the SharePoint 2013 site with intranet URL

I have created a publishing site and added the alternate URL as shown in the image. I have added the binding in IIS as shown in below I am unable to access the site with the intranet URL. can any ...
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RegEx to strip out AD OU data in SharePoint Designer Workflow

I have a script run that pulls AD data into a SharePoint list, this pulls the Line Manager field as: CN="Manager name",OU="1st OU",OU="2nd OU",OU="3rd OU",OU="4th OU",DC="FQDN" However I want to ...
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Auto emails when date in list data matches today's date [closed]

I need to create an auto-generated email when date in the one of columns in the list matched today's date.
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Updating fields on one list from another

I am using SharePoint 2013 I have 2 lists List 1 There are many fields but the important ones for this question are Employee (Person Picker) Department (Choice Menu) Division (Choice Menu) Sub ...
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workflow to create a customized calculate column and recalculate every day for sharepoint online list

I have a sharepoint online list needs a calculate column (decimal number) based on other 4 columns' value in the same list: 1st column - registered date (date) 2nd column - require close date (date)...
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Limit permission to a file via lookup

I'm sending out excel files to be signed and need to prevent users from opening other user excel . I can't set permission at folder/file level. The easiest workaround I can think off manually adding ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow: Change Item Not Starting Workflow Over

I am trying to get a workflow to start over when an item is changed even if it is still running on previous criteria. When I changed an item's expiration date, it was set still in pause mode based on ...
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Help with approval workflow with return condicional

I need a help with an WorkFlow. Basically i have 3 fields: Owner (custom person field) Approver (custom person field) State (custom choice field): - Ongoing - Completed - Approved - Pending When ...
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Infopath forms migrated to SharePoint online

Currently we are migrating SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Online . Issue is , in SharePoint 2007 we have lots of infopath forms . Few forms have repetitive form groups . Now I am stuck how to ...
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Open this task approve and reject buttons in Outlook redirect back to task list

I'm creating a Sharepoint workflow using SP Designer 2013. I'm using the approval workflow where the approval task then gets emailed to someone in the workflow. In Outlook you then get a 'Open this ...
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Sharepoint 2016 document master detail layout

I am new in SharePoint development. Right now I am working on a project for the Integrated Management System. We need to provide an easy navigation view for users where they can search and view the ...
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Start workflow again if field was changed

How could I loop/restart the WF if one field was changed? Got date field that automatically changes after status is approved. I need to launch same workflow for same item again if date field was ...
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How do I insert fields in a sharepoint list via access? (with choice fields)

I'm trying to import a year's worth of data from an 2010 sharepoint server list to a new 2016 sharepoint server list: I've built the 2016 list to mirror the 2010 list design, and linked to both from ...
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How to properly end a SharePoint Workflow

How can I properly end this workflow? I want to start a workflow whenever the Returned Device column is changed to NO. Then, if Returned Device equals NO and the Returned Date is overdue (less than ...
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How do I find the right ID to reference a Rich Text Editor field so I can manipulate it? Sharepoint 2016 OnPrem

Sharepoint 2016 On Prem: My ultimate goal is to be able to insert tags into a rich text field for use in email templates. And I need to be able to drop the tags in the exact cursor location. I can ...
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note board webpart comments are not displaying on sharepoint 2010

We had one docsethomepage.aspx page on SharePoint site. We had different webparts on docsethomepage.aspx page. We use document library webpart and note board webparts on the page. Workflow was ...
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How to set the width of a Single Rich Text Editor field?

Sharepoint 2016 On Prem: My form has multiple rich text editor fields but I only want to change the width of one of them. I know how to do it using css or script for ALL rich text editor fields, but ...
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How to set unanswered questions as a default view on my discussion board?

I'm trying to create an "unanswered questions" view on my discussion board so that users cannot see previous questions I've answered. I've got SharePoint Designer 2013, however the software is still ...
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System.ArgumentException: error during decryption

I am running SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard to check for errors and I am getting following error in Log. System.ArgumentException : error during decryption. system error code 0. at ...
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Updating a badge when a new item is added to a list

Hello I am trying to update a badge every time a new item is added to the list. I am making an Ajax call to the list and created a function with a counter; I also created a function with a setInterval ...
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SPD2013: I need to get the checkoutusr of files checked out in my document library in my Workflow

I am using the Call HTTP Web Service inside of 2013 designer. I can get my query to work, but once I try to add the person columns is where I fail. It no longer runs. I have tried so many things. ...