Questions tagged [sharepoint-designer]

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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Variable TaskId in workflow is empty

I built a workflow in SP designer that assigns a task depending on some actions on a list in SharePoint. then Assign a task to Current Item:Responsible user (Task outcome to Variable: Outcome1 | Task ...
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SharePoint 2013: Unable to Update newly Created Item in a Different List - Error “Coercion Failed…”

Scenario: I have 2 lists. Lets say List 1 & List 2. I am trying to: In List 1 Workflow, I Create a New List Item on List 2. This works file. I see an empty List Item in List 2 as soon as I ...
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How to implement a team site( document library, search, views dashboards) with No server access, No Sharepoint designer access

I am new to sharepoint, and have started a project and Just finished to gather requirements. I have also read about sharepoint and I have a big picture of it. This is my development environment and ...
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Is There A Way to Determine if More Than One Option in Custom Dropdown Field?

I have a custom dropdown choice field that is created using jQuery after a date is selected and a choice box is selected as "Yes." Here is that function: function queryEvents(date){ $('#...
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Is there anyway to override the Server DateTime at the Custom List Level

I have a Global Site that has multiple custom lists that all operate at different regions. Server is in US Central Time On one custom list (example) the people are all in Singapore Time so when they ...
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How to add sublevel in quick launch

I'd like adding a sub level in my quick launch. I modified my master page <SharePoint:AspMenu id="V4QuickLaunchMenu" runat="server" EnableViewState="false" DataSourceId="QuickLaunchSiteMap" ...
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SP 2013/Designer 2013 - InfoPath Issue

I am trying to rename the OOTB Collect Feedback Workflow Task form “Cancel” button to “Save for Later” using InfoPath. Upon renaming the button and clicking Quick Publish I am receiving a “The ...
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how to send approve variable in Sharepoint Designer WF

I have a requirement where i send an email using SharePoint Designer to a person and when he clicks on the link on the email in outlook it has to approve the task without opening SharePoint site. To ...
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Rating column in a custom list form

I'm trying to create a custom list form for one of my lists using SharePoint Designer, and one thing i notice with the new form is that the OOTB rating column won't render. What are the difference ...
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People Picker in sharepoint 2010 in Client Object model

I want to implement a people picker functionality in sharepoint 2010 with Client Object Model (JSOM), how to do it? Actually i have implementated in 2013 but the same code does not work on 2010.
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow executing same lines\steps multiple time in single instance

I am working SharePoint 2010 workflow. I am facing an issue. Problem: 1) I have few workflows running on different situation 2) Out of all workflows one is set to execute on "Item Created" 3) This ...
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Displaying filtered list in display form

I have a fairly straightforward requirement that I need assistance with. I have List A and List B. When viewing the Display Form of List A I want to view items of List B when 2 fields match. I know I ...
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Have SharePoint 2010 display a list into multiple columns on one page, instead of a new page

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2010. I've been tasked with displaying all of our company's forms on one page. I can do it using web parts (i.e. one for each department), however some departments have ...
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CSS and SP Designer to create fixed background image

I am trying to create a background image that is placed behind a specific title image. I want the background image to stay with that title image so that when I scroll down the page, it stays fixed ...
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Automatically add attachment to new list item

is there any way to automatically add an attachment stored on the SP server to the new list item? I enter the URL of the file and this file will be stored after adding an item in lists/list_name/...
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Custom workflow for document Review and Approval. need suggestion to develop

I want to develop a custom workflow for document Review and approval in Office365 , here are the steps: Create Description: All employees can be based on a template to create a draft / draft Routine....
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How to get rid of the Suitebar

I'm pretty new to everything SharePoint, but I'm tasked at the moment to 'brand' a company's intranet (I've got a fair knowledge of HTML and CSS). One of the things I want to do (actually,what the ...
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Person Is Valid SharePoint User [MultiUser]

I have a list with column named 'MultiUser' [DataType: Person or Group, Multiple Selection Yes] I want to validate all the Users in List using SharePoint Designer. I can do this if there is only one ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not available in Platform type Sharepoint 2013 designer

I have configured and installed and registered the workflow successfully. (I think i did). I can confirm in the Central Administration and check the status of workflow service application proxy is ...
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How do I customize the Subject View for my SharePoint Community?

TLDR: Is there a way to change the UI for the default Subject View for SharePoint discussion forums? I've gone into SharePoint designer and changed the ReadOnly attribute of the view to FALSE, but all ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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Export and Import Posts and Comments list for new site issue

I export and import the Posts list and also comments list in SharePoint 2013 to another site,imported successfully. When I am clicking on each post I am unable to see the comments. How can I get the ...
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New custom Create form does not auto complete “Owner“ field

I have an Issue Tracking list , and I have created a custom Create form using SharePoint designer , as follow:- The problem I am facing is that the owner field will not autocomplete the people & ...
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Approve workflow tasks for multiple items from a view of approved items list

I have a workflow on a list that starts a task process that requires users to Approve/Reject the item. Some of the users do a lot of these approvals each day, and would like a way to mass approve/...
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How to display extra columns (created by, created date , version) for my wiki page inside the default EnterPriseWiki page layout

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and I want to add extra fields to the default enterprisewiki.aspx page layout which are (Created By, Created date & Version fields). So I did the ...
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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 as:D8999D5E-BF61-46FC-...
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Sharepoint designer is not responding

I want to edit a page in share point 2013 but it freezes and share point designer is not responding for several times and I tried many ways like uninstall and install share point designer, install ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow Subtask

Is there a way to create a workflow that automatically assigns a task as a subtask of another task. For example form is submitted, start work flow that creates main task, then creates 3 subtask for ...
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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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SharePoint 2013 “The URL Format is Invalid”

I have been chasing up an error and am struggling to resolve. I can browse my SharePoint site fine the only issue is Excel web app features do no display correct that's apparent to users However in ...
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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type

I am getting this error "Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type." intermittently in a SP designer Reusable workflow.This workflow is triggered on item Added ...
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Can I create a Custom CreatePage.aspx (Enterprise Wiki)?

Is is possible to make a custom CreatePage.aspx? What I would like to do is add the EditForm page to the CreatePage so it can pull fields from the custom page layout. With the fields pulled from the ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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I want to disable export to excel from my dahsboards

I want to hide or disable "Export to Excel" and "Export to PowerPoint" from my dashboards in SharePoint, precisely from the webpart menu. Note that I am using Performance Point to create my ...
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Selected Menu Item - Oslo MasterPage

I'm using SharePoint 2013, with the Oslo masterpage, and I've disabled the default navigations and create my own menu in the master page. The issue is that the menu doesn't show what page you are on. ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to add basic header to a Oslo masterpage?

I'd like to add a header to the Oslo masterpage, but I can't figure out how. Does anyone know? Thank you very much. This is what I use for the footer of the page. Update: <SharePoint:AjaxDelta ...
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How to disable Dropdown in infopath IE doesn't but It works in FF

I have a element of type dropdown I would like to disable in an InfoPath form based on a user's group membership. When I use the below code it works in FF but not in IE 10. $("#...
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Sharepoint Workflows - Task Process

Can someone explain to me how the task process works? I have read http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-designer-help/use-the-task-process-editor-for-approval-workflows-HA101863538.aspx#...
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Error while publishing the workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

Currently, I've configured workflow manager in sharepoint server 2013 for using shareoint 2013 workflow in designer. But, while publishing the workflow, it shows following error: System....
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How to customise Claim Task link button?

I am writing an approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010 (OOTB). In that workflow there is a codition where when the claim task link button is clicked then the workflow status should change. ...
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List in Sharepoint Preview Pane View, how do i get the item to be filled with the 1st item by default?

The Sharepoint Preview pane works ok, and will fill the information in when I hover over the first item on the left. But I want the first item information to be filled in when I load the page, can ...
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Use SharePoint 2013 “like” button as a “Sign up” button for events

I'm trying to create an SP 2013 list which I'm planning to use as Events calendar and hope you'll be able to help me with some ideas. The idea is the following: Everyone will be able to create ...
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Problems Connecting to SQL Server external list

I'm a newbie. I was exploring how to view/edit SQL Server database tables in Sharepoint. After some research I did a two-step process Create an external content type (using Sharepoint Designer) to ...
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Display user information in SharePoint 2010

I followed the instruction here to display the user First and Last name on my page. I started the User Profile Application services to solve the issue "Cannot get user profile". It works fine without ...
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SP Designer modified content deployment to the production server

I have a question here on deployment to production server. Definitely this is not related to content deployment path/job to the production server. In our development set up we will create all web ...
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Need to Clone and Entire Web Application Within a Farm

First please let me clarify that I am not an experienced SharePoint Administrator. I have only been working with SharePoint for six months now. I am an experienced web developer having worked with ...