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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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Publishing Layout - Custom Master page

I've been slowing catching on to the Publishing pages functionality. I'm still a bit confused on the creation of Publishing Types (such as Page, Page Layout and Publishing Master page) The issue I'm ...
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sharepoint page changes are visible on admin site(authoring site) but no changes are affected in public facing sites

i have made changes to a page in sharepoint designer . I am able to see the page with the changes made by me in authoring site but i am unable to find the same changes on the Public facing internet ...
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Quick Links not showing in custom Master Page on Web Part page

I have created a new custom master page & I've got everything working (including showing the QuickLinks on the left on default.aspx & any "built in" SharePoint pages, such as "Shared Documents"...
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How to retrieve User Information List data

I would like to filter a list based upon a user group that the user may belong to and a specific value found in the User Information List for that user. I tried doing this with CAML in SharePoint ...
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what are the cons and pros of page creation methods in Sharepoint 2010?

You know that you can create pages in 3 or 4 different ways (Sharepoint desinger, Browser , Visual Studio...) but what's the standard "Best practice" for developers and why? and what are the pros and ...
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Unable to customize My Sites in SharePoint 2010

When I try to modify any page in the My Sites host using SharePoint designer 2010, I am able to change everything (remove webparts etc) except whatever is above the Quick launch nav items, the same ...
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Overriding Modal Dialog from List Item Menu

I have created a custom edit form in SharePoint Designer 2010 and added it to the List Item Menu as my default edit page. It all works as expected except that, when the link is clicked, the page opens ...
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How can I assign concurrent tasks based on user selections?

I am trying to create a workflow on SharePoint 2007 that should go like so: User adds a new item in the "Faults" list. When creating it, he ticks the boxes for whatever departments needs to address ...
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How do I link (join) a sharepoint list and an external data source in a DVWP?

I've got an external data source (SQL Server) and a Sharepoint Custom List that I want to join in a single view using the data view web part. In theory this shouldn't be too hard, but I can't get it ...
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How do I get sorting to work in the DVWP when using custom SQL query to linked server?

WSS 3.0 I have a non-SQL database linked to a SQL database. I've created a datasource in SPD using a custom query to this database. select * from LINKEDDB...sometable I then created a data view ...
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Why is my new workflow being ignored?

I've updated an existing workflow created in SharePoint Designer. I've removed the old instances from Settings -> List Settings -> Workflow Settings -> Remove a workflow, and recompiled. The OLD ...
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SharePoint Designer workflows don't reflect changes in content types

I've been trying to create a set of SharePoint Designer workflows for a WSS 3.0 site, and I can't make SPD see changes in the content types of the lists. Specificaly, I'm trying to use the Create ...
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Where is the css file being defined?

I'm editing an aspx layouts and its master page, and somebody has already linked a custom css file in designer in the Manage Styles pane. Where is this defined in the code? I can't find it anywhere. ...
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Site collection custom theme not available for subsites in Sharepoint 2010

Site collection custom theme not available for subsites in Sharepoint 2010 ,do I have to copy the Master theme on the site collection on to each and every subsite ?? or i am missing something ? TIA
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Where are my Themes in SharePoint Designer _themes folder

I am trying to brand a SharePoint 2007 Site Collection and have created a new theme. I use to see it in the _themes folder of my SharePoint designer. For reasons unknown to me, I can no longer see ...
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Is it possible to create a new item form with a subform that can also add new items?

I've got a list in WSS 3.0 documenting work tasks by position that has a bunch of repeating fields such as Task1, Equipment1, Controls1, Task2, Equipment2, Controls2, Task3, Equipment3, Controls3, etc,...
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Ghosted Vs UnGhosted pages sharepoint2007

Can anyone tell me the difference between ghosted and Unghosted pages? Which is the best option to go for while creating a site?
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Trouble copying a folder with a workflow

I'm using a "display" flag for people to only see what they care about, when display is set to "no" i just copy the item to a different list and remove it from the original list. I am using a ...
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Workflow association with the list is not recognized by SharePoint

I created a very simple workflow with SharePoint Designer. From the workflow details window on SPD I can see that the workflow is associated with my list. I can click "Open associcated list" link and ...
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Copying a List Item with Different Field Names

currently I'm trying to copy from one list to another. However I have an issue in that the field names are different and can't really change without causing more headaches (example: First Name is ...
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How to add a textbox to a DWP webart and passing paramters

Not sure if this can be done using OOTB webparts. I have a list and i want to use webparts to display a master detail view. But i need a text box in one of the a webparts so that users can type in an ...
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Moving Files in Sharepoint

Is there a way to move files from one library to another and maintain version history? We have Sharepoint Designer as a resource, but nothing else.
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Using jQuery variable in DVWP

I am running SharePoint Foundation on Windows Server on a hosted site. I am able to retrieve a value with jQuery from the User Information List. Using Sharepoint Designer 2010, I have added a DVWP ...
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Search page changes through SP Designer only visible to Site Collection Admins

The search bar on my search results page was showing up in the breadcrumb area in Sharepoint 2010 so I've moved a content block to the Main area instead. The search bar properly shows up in the main ...
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how to add script to page

I am trying to add this script (Marc Anderson's blog) to AllItems.aspx. Please guide me where it needs to go and what needs to be done to make it work. Thank you. <script language="javascript" ...
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SharePoint Designer: Customised NewForm.aspx 'Magically' set as default for list

The situation. I inherited a SharePoint Portal with an 'Issues' list which was being used to add new work items using the IT Bug Content Type. Users asked for some additional fields for the NewForm....
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Sharepoint 2007 Workflows

I have an initial workflow in Sharepoint Designer that triggers whenever an item is created and also whenever an item has changed in the 'Employee' list . Within second workflow I am updating the '...
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How to connect a customized Dispform to a different list?

I have two lists (List A and List B) that were created from the same list template. The Dispform for List A was customized (some fields were cut out and others were rearranged). The customized ...
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How we can use a custom theme in SharePoint Server 2010?

I want to change the look and feel of my SharePoint Server 2010 site. I have used office Power font to create my custom theme as a .thmx file. I just wanted to know how to use the custom style in ...
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SPD - Inline Editing

How do I customize the edit template to look different than the default template? For example, I'd like to only display a few columns of information but when the edit link is clicked on for the DVWP, ...
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Optimise development process for SP2010

We are trying to look at ways to optimise the development process for SP 2010. One of the first things is content types. We are planning to define these in SharePoint Designer. Then export these ...
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visual designer for MOSS 2007 webparts in visual studio

How do I develop MOSS 2007 WebParts with a visual designer? So far, I've only figured out how to put together these parts from the code behind... which has been a pain. Am I just overlooking some ...
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“Person or Group” fields shows HTML instead of Display Name only

In Sharepoint Designer, I have a Data View Web Part which pulls data from a list. (In a normal situation) if I select a Person or Group field explicitly within the CAML for the Data Source, the ...
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Can workflow send e-mail to SP Groups?

I'm trying to send an email with attachment using Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from Codeplex. I've put my recipients in an SP group but when I try to email to that group I ...
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Is using SharePoint as a intranet/extranet portal a good idea?

I work for a fortune 500 company in IT and we have developed many systems/applications to do a variety of things. We are in need of some commonality of these applications and a better portal/...
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How do I determine where a content type is being used?

Months ago I made a content type that inherits from the Announcement type. I thought I put it in just three sites to test the content query web part, but I can't delete the type. How can I see which ...
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Site creation in SharePoint designer 2010 missing options (Quick Launch, Top Navigation)

When I create a new subsite via the WebUI there are options for placement of the site on the QuickLaunch of the parent site, and if the Top Navigation bar should be inherited. How do i set those ...
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How to graphically edit pages like AllItems.aspx (extracted using SPSource) in a WSPBuilder solution?

I've followed the 'SPSource_Starter_Guide_WSPBuilder.docx' tutorial and everything was correct. But I've a question : once you've extracted the aspx pages + schema.xml, which tool can be used to edit ...
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Convert SPD Based site to use Features / Solutions

I've inherited the maintenance and development of a client's MOSS 2007 website. The website has been maintained via SharePoint Designer since it's launch. We do actually have copies of some feature ...
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How to create a feature from aspx pages customized in SharePoint and SharePoint Designer?

I've created some Lists and Custom Views/Pages (aspx) using the web-interface from SharePoint and SharePoint Designer. What steps do I need to take to create a Feature which contains all the Lists ...
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Changing WebPartZone properties in code

Here is the problem: using SPD is easy to change properties to not allow users to close / minimize webparts from a wp zone: webpartzone edit properties http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/3389/...
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Hosted SharePoint Scenario: Logging in Multiple Customers, receive different experiences

I am working on writing up a concept for hosted Windows SharePoint Services environment through FPWeb for a potential customer. Here's my scenario. Using a basic package (cheaper) to start off with, ...