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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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Link two workflows (or break a very long workflow into sections)

I just started working with Sharepoint and have no background whatsoever with the application. I also don't have any experience in programming. My boss gave me a task of putting our orientation check ...
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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow pause until action not working well if any of the two field is empty

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013. I have a workflow which sends email notifications on the following times: After creation of the List item I used pause until Start Date / Time. 1: On the task ...
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How to display just 1 list (announcements) items SP Services

I have a web-part created using SP Services to display Announcements on my SharePoint. I have tried to copy this web part and display different list (also announcements) however I'm having trouble ...
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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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SharePoint Workflow not automatically starting

I have a workflow in SPD that has been working great, starts automatically, does what it should. I am building new pages around the same list but in a different library from the first one. So, the ...
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Set the due date on a task at time of creation using SharePoint Designer?

We are creating tasks in a workflow but we cannot find a way of setting the due date in the same workflow. We resorted to adding a workflow to the task list that adds the due date on item creation. ...
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How to calculate the total days between two selected calendar dates

I've startDate = 7/16/2015 and endDate = 7/20/2015. This 2 dates are stored in a SharePoint list. If user select the exact date with the date in SharePoint list, it can calculate the total days = 2 , ...
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Clean up sharepoint URL

How do I stop SharePoint from adding unnecessary extension to the URL. See examples below: mywebsite.com/Pages/Home.aspx mywebsite.com/Athletics/Pages/default.aspx I want it to be something like ...
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Uploading attachment into sharepoint list item

Is there any possible way to upload bulk attachments into sharepoint list item while importing data from excel to sharepoint which will create custom list. Our idea is to create custom list with ...
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How to display upcoming events of calendar in SharePoint 2013 using jQuery?

The requirement is to display upcoming events(at least 3)from a SharePoint Calendar on the home page using jQuery/Javascript. I'm using SharePoint Designer 2013. Please let me know for further ...
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Create Form that searches/filters a data list

In SharePoint I created a data list that contains a list of teachers with some other information about the teacher. I realize this list isn't the most practical, but it was imported from a excel sheet....
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Limitations

Is there any limitation in the SharePoint designer workflow - "Send an email" action? Limitations like # of characters or # of recipients.
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Workflow Cancelled with no Error Received

I have started a workflow and it is getting cancelled with no error received: No errors are shown: What would be the cause of this? I am using SharePoint 2013 Standard, and the workflow is a custom ...
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Edit all issues after giving permissions to SharePoint

I have got permission to edit an issue log that we have in SharePoint. But at the moment that I got permission to edit, almost all the issues logs are updated that I have changed them. even when I ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 crashes when I publish a workflow with a approval process action

From a few days I can no longer publish with the SharePoint Designer old and new Workflows that contain a simple approval process Action, like this -> Start Approval (7) process on Current ...
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Notify User of File with No Checked-in Version

If a user uploads a document to a document library, but then presses the 'X' button to cancel the document, it becomes checked out and nobody can see the document except for the original user - that ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Copy list value based on match in adjacent field

I know this should be relatively straightforward for some of you workflow gurus, but I can't wrap my head around the logic. Here is my scenario: List A Columns: Employee Name (Blank, single-line ...
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AutoNumber Column Task ID restart every year

I am trying to create a column with increment number when adding a new task, but restart every year, for instance in year of 2017, i would like to Task ID looks like this: 2017-001, 2017-002, 2017-003 ...
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How to check in file when file auto-uploaded to SharePoint Folder

We have an automated job written in Python that uploads one file to a SharePoint location every day. The problem is that this job leaves the uploaded file in a "Checked Out" status. How can I ensure ...
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Automatically adding list item information within distro email

So I'm fairly new to creating this whole sharepoint biz. And Im currently trying to create a workflow to have an email sent to all of my organizations whenever an item is created, BUT the information ...
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Full Tree View in SharePoint Online

I want to achieve a full tree view of my site hierarchy and the documents in there. So I would be able to see the full tree view of the site hierarchy from any site. It isn't possible to do with the ...
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Set workflow variables from another list

I have a workflow that is up and running, and uses email addresses for variables. Everything works fine but I was wondering if I could link the variables to a new list that contains the email ...
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Multi Line Field Return All Lines of Data with CSOM

I am querying SharePoint and am pulling data from a multi-line text field. My issue is that only the most recent line is pulled from the multi-line entry. foreach (ListItem listItem in ...
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Image on publishing page does not display after I publish page

I created a page layout based on "Page" type where I am showing three fields: Title Page Image Page Content I am logged in a System Account. Let's say I am adding a new page. While I am adding a ...
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Sort list by content type

We have a list grouped by content type: Now we want to sort our groups by the order of our list content types. Is this possible? The possibility of sort from a-z would also be enough.
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How to clone the collect feedback workflow to customize it?

It is possible to add the "Collect feedback" workflow to a document library. I would like to clone this workflow and make some customazation. Is this possible? Maybe in SharePoint designer?
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Adding Discussion Board Links within New Tasks.

What I would like to do is when I add a task I want to be able to click a button within the task and create a discussion board item with the same title as shown in the following screenshot. I would ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Customizing the Approval Workflow for Change Items

I'm trying to use Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create a workflow for a library. We want to have submitters and approvers in the library. Submitters would upload a document, fill out some metadata & ...
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Check If an Item by same title exists in sharepoint list then display that info in the Infopath form

I have a requirement like this. I have a SharePoint list named 'Examdate' which stores different CoursNumber, Semester and ExamDate. It uses an InfoPath form for entering the CoursNumber in the list. ...
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SharePoint 2010 with InfoPath - Adding a Person field to the Approval Form

I've got a list with an approval workflow. I'd like to add a person (people picker) type field to the approval form where a manager can assign the request at the same time of approval. My field in ...
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Extracting the string from URL splitting “/” Slash in SharePoint Online Designer Workflow

I have string link /sites/fahad/Auto/Level 1/Level 1.1 and I want to split or extract it by last slash every time. Link in first split I want value like Level 1.1 and in second split Level 1, How can ...
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Reactivate Save Site As Template without Designer

Is there a workaround to setting SaveSiteAsTemplateEnabled to true without SharePoint designer?
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Create a customized page template

I am having a Wiki site in my SP 2013 on-premises environment. Each time we add a new page to the Wiki site, a page with the Basic Page layout is created. Then, in that page we create a table wit ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow Fails when adding Impersonation Step

I have created an Approval Workflow (SharePoint 2010 Workflow) that submits an email to a manager to request approval. Works perfectly. I don't want the user to be able to edit the list item after it ...
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2010 Workflow for Sharepoint 2016 Double Booking?

I am tasked to create an automated room booking calendar and my current issue is double booking checks. I am trying to do this strictly through a Sharepoint Designer 2010 platform workflow. People ...
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Link two SharePoint lists and edit at the same time where one list can have multiple items per one item on the source list?

I have two sharepoint lists. The first, LIST1, is a location listing with a unique plant code to each. The second list, LIST2, is a list of contacts with a column that ties back to that plant code. ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow HTTP Web Service on POST: Error - The given key was not present in the dictionary

Thank you for reading this. This is a bit long, but I'm trying to be as detailed as possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If more info is needed, please let me know. As info, I am not a (...
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Set Task to Approved or Rejected from workflow

I have a Task that was created by a 2013 workflow, through either the Assign a task command or Start a task process command. I have a second workflow that wants to use Update List Item to approve or ...
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How to assign individual to-do task to each member in group

I am using List workflow on Document library using Sharepoint designer Foundation 2013(2010 Workflow Platform). I want to assign task individual task to each member from Sharepoint group. Is it ...
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get user detail list of people who having access of ListItem/Folder SPD or Rest Api

I wanted to notify via email all those users having access or shared the listitem/folder and file with given item level permission. As my solution I was sending notification to the shared with field ...
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How to create new External Content Type on SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to create a new External Content Type on Sharepint Designer , but where I try to insert the web services wisdom into the "New Connection -> WCF Connection " I get the following error: "...
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Trying to send email to all people in a list in a SharePoint workflow 2010

I am trying to send a email to each person in a SharePoint list in a workflow. The list includes a column for the email. It doesn't matter if I send one email to all the people in the list or a email ...
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Library missing from List and Libraries in SharePoint designer 2013. The library is available from All sites though

Have a document library which was working fine till today. It has suddenly gone missing from the List and Libraries in SPD 2013. It is available through All Sites and also through a workflow ...
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Automatically move files from one folder to a specific folder on SharePoint

I am investigating for a possibility for SharePoint Online to automatically and dynamically move files into specific folder. We have a folder on a SharePoint library where files were exported into ...
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Issues with SPFilterDropdown in SPD2013

To start things, I have little knowledge beyond the basic concepts of SPD and being a newbie... What I want to accomplish is to only have certain values from another list show up in which their ...
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How to update an item in calendar with SharePoint Designer 2013?

To give you a little bit of context what I am trying to achieve is a workflow that can check if an event is created or not. If it's not created than create it and store the ID in a column from the ...
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Arrange Checkbox and Radio button from vertical to horizontal alignment on new form on SharePoint online list

We have multiple checkbox & radio buttons columns on our SharePoint online list form. We want to change the display of all checkbox & radio button horizontally. We tried below script, but ...
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how to export workflow template in sharepoint designer 2013?

We have one test site in my environment workflows is deployed in that site and those workflows are saved as "Save As Template". We want to add those save as template to another site. Give me ...
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Navigating from the calendar event in the calendar to the list

I have a form for the list and a calendar which adds the list event details. However, the process is that whenever someone click on the calendar event it goes in it and shows some details. But what I ...