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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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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
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Color code item row based on column value in SharePoint Foundation 2013

I have a custom list which contains a field called Status. In the AllItems view, I would like to color code each line item based on the value of Status. Is this possible to do withing SharePoint ...
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How to display more than 3 views in document library?

I have 4 views "All Documents" "Agreements" "Permits" "Deeds" I want to display all 4 of them above my document library but only 3 get displayed and the fourth gets placed in the "..." section. I ...
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I have ...
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Break role inheritance and assign permissions to document with REST api?

I need to change the permissions of a document after the approval status has changed. I've to add the new user group to current document if the document has been approved. I have used following links ...
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Modification of '_layouts/upload.aspx'

Interesting dilemma here maybe some can weigh in on. I have a requirement to disable the "overwrite existing files" checkbox when uploading a single or multiple documents to a document library. The ...
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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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Schedule a workflow to run everyday

I want a workflow to run each day at 2.00 AM. Is there a way to achieve this? I found many posts but didn't work.
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I want a workflow that will email attachments

I'm creating a custom list for a helpdesk app. I want the user to fill out a form in sharepoint (2010) and add attachments from screenshots, etc. The workflow should send an email to our helpdesk ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add Read more link in Announcement web part each list items

I want to add Read more link in my Announcement Web Part I followed this blog post: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/2013/04/07/styling-announcements-with-javascript-using-js-link-in-sharepoint-2013/ ...
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How to Truncate a multiline column in a SharePoint List 2013

I am relatively new to SharePoint and have a few questions. I was wondering if someone could help me with some custom settings in a SharePoint list. I have a column that is set to a "Multiple lines ...
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SharePoint Designer giving error while publishing SharePoint Workflow

I am using SharePoint 2013 farm if I try to publish Workflow for Document library getting below error. (-1, -1) Type System.CodeDom.CodeBinaryOperatorExpression is not marked as authorized in the ...
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How to place “Description” field in List under the field name itself?

In my Office 365 (SharePoint Online) I have a very simple Custom List which has a few columns/fields, and I added some description to add clarity to users. The problem is that the description's text ...
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Logical operators in the workflow designer

Sorry for asking a non programming question, but I just can't figure out how to use the Workflow Designer in SPD2010. I want to just write the simple statement in the workflow designer: if field ...
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How can we get Cascading Lookup Columns in sharepoint 2010?

How to get the cascaded Lookup columns in sharepoint 2010,Iam having requirement like i have two lists(Category List and Sub category list)..For each item in category list i have 5 different items ...
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Custom Code is disabled on my form/(it is a workflow form of a sp list workflow process)/ any workaround?

custom code (trying to use C#) is disabled for any button on my form... I am trying to use that form in the context of a solution structured like this: data is held in sharepoint lists, and list ...
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How to use relative URL for image in Master Page?

I am using a logo in my Master Page which will be displayed on all pages. How do I use its relative URL? Currently it is written as: <img src="/sites/Style Library/Images/logo.jpg"> But it is ...
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Powershell command to find active features for site collection

Im trying to find active futures for my site from below script but im prompt with error ( cannot call a method on a null-valued expression) Appreciate your help $activeFeatures = Get-SPFeature -...
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Why don't Lists and Libraries show up in SharePoint Designer?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that works correctly, and a subsite that does not. When I open the subsite in SharePoint Designer, the "Lists and Libraries" view says "There are no items to show in ...
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IM Presence Icons not appearing in SOME master pages - IE9

I have updated my master pages to use some HTML5 and CSS3 elements. I therefore changed the to use HTML5, and altered the X-UA-COMPATIBLE to work in "IE=9;IE=Edge;" mode (instead of IE8). I did not ...
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Change URL's address of SharePoint Online

I try to change the URL address from https://company.sharepoint.com - I using SharePoint Online (Office 365). Can Microsoft change this address? Or can I create address/record in my private domain, ...
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Connectable WebPart Problems…?

I have an text box where I search in an list, to get the values. Then is shows the name in an list box. Now when I press an button named "Make Changes", I would like the values from the list box to be ...
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Change the color of a row when Date >= today's date

Note: I am pretty new to SharePoint, so be gentle. We are using SharePoint online, and I have complete control of the site. One of my users would like to have the row change color when a column (...
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How to copy values from one column to another

how can i copy values from one column to another? I'm using a workflow but i cant see the option "Copy List Item" ps: I'm using Sharepoin On-line
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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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Send email using SharePoint Designer to the users in Person and group field

I would like to send email notification to one or more people that exist in a person or group field. Is this possible using a workflow in SharePoint Designer?
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How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity

I Created a VS 2010 project with a custom workflow activity and I wish to deploy that to the server. My development machine does not have SharePoint installed, so I decided to use WSP Builder. I haven'...
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Color custom list items based on Status using OOTB

I want to change color of the list item row based on the field value without any code. For Example : I do have custom list with fields Title, Status(Pending,Running,Completed). I want to color list ...
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How To Create a Customized (yet still semi-basic) State Machine Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2k10

How can I create a basic multi-step State Machine workflow without any custom coding from Visual Studio or customized Visio or InfoPath workflows within Sharepoint Foundations 2010 or Sharepoint ...
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How to remove Title column in SharePoint 2013 List?

I want to remove "Title" column created by default in SharePoint 2013 List. I googled many times.But I got only solutions for SharePoint 2010 version only.Those Solution is not working for this latest ...
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How to set character limit for Multiple lines of text Column?

I have created a custom list with a Multiple line of text type column. When the user enters a value in this field in the "add new item" form, I do not want the user to enter more than 1000 characters. ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSS Reference Chart

I'm after a SharePoint 2013 CSS Reference Chart. Anyone know of one.I have looked a bit but can't get to find one like the one for SP 2010. Any type of resources would be appreciated. Cheers ...
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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in sharepoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in sharepoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for sharepoint 2013 in sharepoint ...
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Hide fields on sharepoint custom list form, No code

I have created a custom list with 3 below columns. Name(Single line of text) Approved(Radio Yes/No) Comments(Multiple line of text) I have changed the default forms and on Create new item form, i ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
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List Column Highlight Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to setup a quick Highlight (i.e. conditional formatting) with SharePoint Designer 2013. So if the item within the Field said "Red" then it would be highlighted Red. Having the text or ...
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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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“The current page has been customized from its template. Revert to template.”

Does anyone know what the yellow section means and how to fix it?
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Where is the _layouts directory on the server?

I'm editing a file using SharePoint Designer. Where is the folder url("/_layouts/images/) stored on the server?
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Custom activity created and appearing in Actions list in SPD, but cannot select it

I've been following several examples regarding custom actions. I've been trying to deploy my own one, but although I can see the action inside SPD, when selected it doesn't appear in the workflow step....
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Creating Items in Drop-Off Library via SPD Workflow

Today I learned you can't move items to a Drop Off Library via workflow and expect its routing rules to kick in automatically. You then have to manually "Submit" each item, even if all metadata is ...
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Unable to create list form(newform,editform or displayform) in SharePoint 2010

Using SharePoint Designer, I am trying to create some dummy listforms (newform1,editform1 or displayform1) but when I create one it pops up the following error. "could not save the list changes to ...
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How to change active directory password using Code?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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Changing From Email Address in SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows

For SharePoint 2007 there was a third-party addon we could install to allow the from email address to be configured in a SharePoint Designer workflow. Does anyone know if there is something similar ...
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Hide ECB item in a sharepoint 2013 list

I am trying to hide "Workflow" from ECB menu in a sharepoint 2013 List I added this code to allitems.aspx in the PlaceHolderPageDescription tag <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/...
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Using REST call to retrieve SharePoint list items as an array of JSON objects

I found this great tutorial to use REST calls to retrieve SharePoint list items as an array of JSON objects posted by Mark.Rackley (Mark Rackley.). It is working, but I would like to add a new ...
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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...