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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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webpart hidden when in webpart zone

So I have a webpart that I have put into a webpart zone, when it is in the webpart zone it does not show but when I put it outside the zone it appears, what am I doing wrong? Code below: <...
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XSLT Global parameter LCID is empty

According to this MSDN documentation about XSLT global parameters, in main.xsl there is a parameter named LCID whose value should be the value of System.Threading.Thread.CurrentThread....
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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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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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_catalogs/masterpage/ returns 404 NOT FOUND - MOSS 2007

I am new in Sharepoint, but I am with a project that is using MOSS 2007. When I try to access Gallery > Master Page it redirects to http://myservername/_catalogs/masterpage/. The problem is that ...
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Sharepoint Controls and CssClass

Im building some page layouts in SharePoint Designer 2010. If i do this: <PublishingWebCOntrols:RichImageField FieldName="Image Caption" runat="server" CssClass="imageCaption" /> The CSS ...
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How can I use approval workflow to reject changes of any existing list item?

I've been creating reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010. You can see a screenshot of the workflow code by clicking on the below link. My custom approval Worfklow code image I tried ...
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SharePoint Designer Get an Excel Value (REST)

I have the following problem: I want to get the values of excel cells with the REST Api and in SharePoint Designer 2013. So to do this I created a workflow with the "Call HTTP web service" action. But ...
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Calculate Remaining Spent on a budget list

Goal: Trying to calculate remaining spent on a budget list where item expenses are grouped per object code. Every object code has a fixed amount of money against which the item expenses are deducted. ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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SharePoint Online, Change Column Widths On Custom List

I have created a Custom List via Importing Excel Spreadsheet. How do I adjust the column widths? I tried to follow the below link, (my view is AllItems.aspx) and it never shows me the menu outlined ...
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Send Email to multiple recipients via the People Picker and sharepoint workflow

I use infopath to design the forms and used a people picker.SharePoint Designer workflow sent mails to all the users selected in it picker. The mail only goes to the first recipient. How do i sent ...
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SharePoint designer workflow compare created date between two dates that two dates in other list how I can achieve this

SharePoint Designer Workflow compare created date between two dates that two dates in other list how I can achieve this . I have List1 in that i created date I want to compare list2 startdate and ...
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Is it possible to specify the FROM email address in the “Send an Email” action?

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2013 have a Cloud installation. So far it looks like this cannot be done out-of-box and some of the 3rd party sites I've seen do not reference 2013-- only older versions. ...
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Workflow Get value from web service response

I have called a web service in SP designer and the response is something like {"odata.metadata":"https://cloud.sharepoint.com/sites//_api/$metadata#SP.ListData.ParametersList","value":[{"odata.type"...
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Workflow failed to start. Workflow variable ReturnValue was null when a value was expected

we are running Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and have a very large custom list with several approval workflows created in Sharepoint Designer. The workflows run daily and very recently we noticed ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api http://sp_site/_api/web/lists/getByTitle('Test')/items(1)/breakroleinheritance(copyRoleAssignments=...
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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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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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How to set schedule in SharePoint Calendar excluding weekends?

I created a Leave/Paid Time Off Calendar Tracker. I want to exclude the weekends in setting up a schedule without removing it from the calendar. I use Start Date and End Date function when setting up ...
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Sharepoint, Chart.JS and multiple charts not working

I'm relatively new to Sharepoint and am having a rather annoying issue. I am using Sharepoint 2013 and I am creating 3 donut charts all to be displayed on the same page, using chart.js. I have three ...
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401 (Unauthorized) in Google Chrome

When I Get the document list from SharePoint site I get this error "401 (Unauthorized)" only in Google Chrome, but in IE it works. This is my code function GetListItems() { var siteURL = "http://...
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Digitally Signed Word 2013 Document can be modified in SharePoint 2013 document library, without invalidating Digital Signatures

i created SharePoint 2013 Document library named "Issue Vouchers" i designed a template for my library with an empty signature line. My template contains various "Document Properties" embedded in ...
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Create multiple custom error message(user message) for validation in list

How to create Create multiple custom error message(user message) for validation in list ? Ex: I created a long validation formula ,I want to generate a specific message based on wherever my ...
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Is it possible to create a site in a different Farm via SharePoint Designer Workflow

UPDATE: It looks a little bit like a cross domain limitation. I was able to successfully complete a site creation within farm the WF is executed on via REST, but as soon as I attempt to hit another ...
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Using REST API in SharePoint forms in Office 365 using SharePoint Designer

Can someone direct me to some basic tutorial or component that would allow me to consume a REST API from SharePoint forms in Office 365. I would prefer to do all the customization using SharePoint ...
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When adding a WebPart I get “List does not exist” error in SharePoint 2013

I created a list (Promoted Links) and exported the list as a WebPart using SPD and added the list to the gallery. But whenever I try to add the list to another page or site, I get the "List does ...
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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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How can we change value of a field in the Repeating Table using SharePoint Workflow 2013

I have an InfoPath form published on a SharePoint Library. The form contains a Repeating table and after submit a workflow runs. In this workflow I want to change some values of the fields within ...
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Adding data views and data sources

I am hoping this question has a really simple answer to it. I am currently in SharePoint Designer editing an .aspx page. I added an empty data view, then added a data source for one of my document ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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When using a field with lookup value, SharePoint says “List not found”

I have this list with a column that refers its values from another column of another list. During the workflow process, the internal status of the workflow becomes Suspended with an error: Details: ...
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Editing Appearance of Lookup Field in SP Workflow Email

I have a workflow that sends an email when a new item is added to a list. The email includes the creator of the new item, which uses a lookup value. CurrentItem-CreatedBy-String = [%Current Item:...
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How to Bind textbox/ListBox from one List with depending on other Dropdownlist populated with Another Sharepoint list in InfoPath?

I have a DropDownList which is populated with One SharePointList in INFOPATH DESIGNER and the value for other textboxes are filled depending on this DropDownList Selected Value using Rules & ...
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How to send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation
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How to use SPServices jquery to add new item

I have a list and I would like to have a link on each item (dynamic) that I can click to insert some data to another list. What I'm after is to get some data when a user clicks an item. (Kind of to ...
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Workflows Stopping and detaching themselves from Items : AutoStart Workflow: System.ArgumentException

We have a number of worflows on numerous list's, and they have recently detached them selves from the list , by that i mean that they no longer appear in the workflows area. Also they have stopped and ...
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Unable to delete a sharepoint designer 2013 workflow from the interface

I get no error messages but I am unable to delete them. They look 'empty' as in the actions contained but the delete button does not have any effect on them. The environment is sharepoint online and ...
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Can workflow update the list columns of an item that has item level permission(Read Nothing/ None)

I have SharePoint list called 'Onboarding Particulars' that contains items belonging to different departments. Mr. 'A' in the company head office(full control permission on the site) creates an item ...
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Using Rest API call to get list item in SharePoint 2010 workflow

I am trying to get list item using REST API syntax in SP Designer workflow. The url format is as follows: https://example.com/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('List%20Name')/items(2952)?$select=...
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Initiate SharePoint 2013 workflow with FBA user

SharePoint 2013 site is FBA and Windows authenticated. I have created one SharePoint 2013 workflow with an active directory user. When I initiated the workflow with the windows authenticated user, ...
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SharePoint online 'The Web Server does not appear to have any authentication methods enabled'

I am try to open SharePoint online site using SharePoint designer 2013, getting error popup as follows,
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How to add a Background and logo to SharePoint site collection?

At the moment I am creating site followed by adding background and logo separately. Is there a way to do achieve this at site collection level so that it will be inherited automatically to every sub-...
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“Start Custom Task Process” Action Not Creating Task In Task List

Scenario: I have created simple list workflow in SharePoint designer. I have used "Start Custom Task Process" Action to create & assign the task to user. Before Starting Task Process i am ...
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Adding a custom image header over a webpart in a horizintal webpart zone

I have a webpart zone that has three webparts horizontal to each other. I would like to add an image ( custom header ) over the last of the three webparts. How do I do that? When webparts are by ...
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SharePoint external list (sql) with multi lined text field

I have an external content type with one of the fields having huge text in it. (SQL type: varchar(MAX)). When I create the external list and open a new form, the field is a single line textbox and it ...
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Workflow tasks rolling back because the user who attempted to complete the task is not the user to whom the task is assigned

I have an approval workflow setup that sends tasks/approvals to two approvers. The tasks are set to run in parallel, but when one approver tries to approve the task they have been sent they get this ...
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Insert table in footer

I want to add footer to my master page in sharepoint 2013 and I follow the steps in https://www.eliostruyf.com/sticky-footer-solution-for-sharepoint-2013/ but I do not want this to be just a line I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Displaying the Tag Path on every page

Basically I have many pages on a site which are tagged with various main tags and sub tags. The tags are also used as the navigation tool to get to different pages. I am wondering if it is possible ...
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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 (...