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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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SharePoint Designer encountered an error during setup

I'm trying to install SharePoint Designer 2010, 32bit. The installation gets all the way to the end and then says "Microsoft SharePointDesigner encountered an error during setup. The file {901.......
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how to associate Site Content type with Reusable workflow

I have created Reusable Workflow through Sharepoint designer (Sharepoint foundation 2013) and associated with site content type. Now, I have saved this as a template(eg: TestWf.wsp). I have to ...
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is there any way to open a communication sharepoint site in the sharepoint designer?

I tried to open a communication site in the SharePoint Designer but it shows me the following messages. I have no problem with teams site. So, is there anything that I have to do to be able to open a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 List Workflow not associating with List

I am about ready to set fire to our Sharepoint 2016 server. Seriously. So we've made the upgrade to Sharepoint 2016 and are in the process of creating some workflows to allow some of our lists to ...
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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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Connecting to site using SharePoint Designer gives - 'There is no web named' error

When I try connecting to a SharePoint site from the SharePoint Designer come across the error - There is no web named. as shown below. If I try connecting to another site it works fine.
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Update list item in root site from subsite in SPD 2013

I have a site collection at https://extranet/sites/mysite, represented as URL below, that contains a list (A). I then have a subsite with a list (B) at URL/subsite. When an item is added to B a ...
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Change URL of the Web Part Close-Button

I got a StartSite.aspx. I have some Web Parts on that site (news feed). This web part - Template has a "Close" Button. After closing an object, I navigate to AllItems.aspx Isn't it possible to ...
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Creating a Weekly Summary Reminder Email workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013?

I recently started a new job (intern) where I am in charge of my team's SharePoints. I have been tasked with creating a workflow that sends weekly emails reminding people of their incomplete tasks ...
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Send email reminder if a task is not complete

I know other people already asked this questions, but I could not figure out how to do it. It would be a big help for me if it is step by step... In my task list, I have a "Project log-in" and a "Due ...
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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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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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How do I use a custom XSL style sheet with a Content Query Web Part without SharePoint Designer?

I'm trying to present data from a list in a more beautiful fashion using a Content Query Web Part and an XSL style sheet. I found some instructions on this page, which seem pretty simple, but they ...
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user profile service issue on SharePoint 2010 environment

on our test environment, user profile service was not working. When we checked, there was no connection between AD and SharePoint. And also "Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service" was not ...
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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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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Delete Current Item in Workflow

I am attempting to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow in a SharePoint 2013 instance that moves a document from one library to another if a certain field in the meta-data is set to "No". Given that ...
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SharePoint Online html pages

How can I run the html pages in the browser, because when I add a page with html extension, it downloads as if it were a document. Thanks.
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Auto notification on adding new document in SharePoint

I had created a workflow for auto notification in SharePoint designer. It was working absolutely fine. Now I am not receiving any notification on adding new document. I checked the workflow and it ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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Backup Aspx Site Page to Network Drive

Did a lot of research and tests but can't find a working solution. I have a few aspx site pages and I want to back them up onto network drive or my c drive because I don't want to lose them. but I ...
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Document Signing - Mutiple signatories plus edits

This is the scenario: I have a HR Clearance form. I need to automate the staff clearance process - so multiple section heads within the organization need to fill in details & sign on their ...
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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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Custom action Redirect

I have Document Library that has documents under few folders with documents. This Library has a custom action(placed in ribbon), that will create document set against to a Document with a Designer ...
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Set Style for Content Editor Web Part in Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have created a new page layout and added a web part zone. In this web part zone I have also added a content editor web part. When users go into edit mode on the page and add content to the CEWP, i ...
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Getting hyperlink URL and description in custom XSLT with Content Query Web part

I'm having trouble getting the URL and description to show as separate items in SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to display the description as the text of the Link and the URL as the HREF value in the a ...
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Create List Item in another Site Collection list using REST API with Sharepoint Designer

Currently trying to use the Web Services within Sharepoint Designer to create a list item in a list on a different site collection using the POST method. The workflow itself runs til completion but ...
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Cannot connect to SPO site with SP Designer 2013

I cannot connect to a SharePoint Online site from SharePoint Designer 2013. When I try to connect to the site, it asks me to log-in, however, when I enter my credentials, I get this error: I'm sure ...
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How to navigate through SharePoint list items in Infopath form

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with an Infopath form associated with it. Once we opened up an item from the list, I need to have a way to navigate through next and previous items using next and ...
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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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Starting SharePoint Approval Workflow With Data in SQL

I am working on automating a license process fro my organization. With asp.net I am able to create a WebPart that submits data to a database in SQL. Now what I want to do is to initiate the approval ...
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Data View Web Part Calculated Column Total (Sum)

I have created a data view web part (grouped based on different criteria). I added a footer and I would like to generate a total for all the columns. I was able to calculate a total for basic columns ...
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set field to current item

I have a custom library with documents and workflow for approval process. The problem is I cannot extract assigned to field from task list to library's column. I'm trying to set field to current item ...
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SharePoint List lookup from Excel file

I would like to know, whether we can look up for a value in an excel file within a SharePoint list. I know that we can setup look up within different lists within a site. But i would like to know, ...
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Document Approval Workflow - SharePoint Designer 2013

I've spent many days scouring the internet for something that will help me, but I'm not finding what I'm looking for. I need a document approval workflow for SharePoint 2013, with what would be ...
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how to by pass multiple claim authentication login page in sharepoint 2013?

My Requirement is I have SharePoint Server 2013.Now I just added two AD FS Server 3.0 and configured to SharePoint site http://spsxyz with Claim based authentication. An example of My Server Setup: ...
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in SharePoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in SharePoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In SharePoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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Is it safe to deactivate Workflow feature

I am unable to publish a SharePoint 2010 workflow due to the following error: “Could not publish the workflow because the workflow configuration file contains errors.” Several posts suggest ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer conditionally require a field

I'm trying to create custom form for a SharePoint 2007 document library using SharePoint Designer 2007. Is it possible to make a form field conditionally required based on the selected item from a ...
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SharePoint designer 2013 multiple line of text column

I have a requirement to disable uploading of file/picture/video into Multiple line of text(Enhanced Rich text) column. But when I convert this column to Rich text, the column values of the already ...
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Show all tasks of all subsites in my home page under one “All Tasks list” in sharepoint 2010?

How to show all tasks of all subsites in my home page under one "All Tasks list" in sharepoint 2010 ? The admin at home page wants to see all tasks in all subsites under one list created at home page ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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Unable to view some files in SharePoint designer 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I have some files stored inside a folder in document library. I could see them when I use SharePoint website, however I could not view them when I go to the same folder via ...
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SharePoint designer REST call to populate lookup field in SharePoint 2013 list

I'm trying to update a multi-value lookup field in a SharePoint 2013 list from a SharePoint designer workflow using the 'Call HTTP Web Service' action. Here's how the field looks when querying a list ...
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Upload file to SharePoint Online

Error message: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized.' Code: namespace SharepointUpload { public partial class SharepointUpload : System.Windows.Forms.Form { ...
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Visual Index for wiki page in sharepoint

I'm creating share point instruction site and want to create index page but want to have something visual which is easily accessible by the user and it doesn't involve a lot many clicks to get what ...
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Sharepoint email format from workflow

Sometimes email link is not correctly formatted when sending email from SharePoint designer workflow. Example: URL: http://shrepoint/SitePages/Information.aspx?ItemId=108&e=1 < http://...