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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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Customization best practices for SP2010 [closed]

We'd like to customize the look of our SharePoint 2010 pages and sites but didn't know what some best practices are: We'd like to change the look of pages some without breaking the link between them ...
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Sharepoint designer web server does not appear have sharepoint foundation installed

Unable to open the site on SPD: Sharepoint designer web server does not appear have Sharepoint foundation installed" More Errors: The web server may not have sharepoint server installed ...
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Open SharePoint Online web with SharePoint Designer gives server error saying it has an old version?

On my Office 365/SharePoint Online tenant, I’m trying to create a Workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013. This has worked before, but today I get a strange error: Server error: The version of ...
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Order by Rest API in SharePoint 2013

var restURLAuthors = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('GoGreenReport')/items?$select=EncodedAbsUrl,FileRef&$filter=Project_x0020_Name eq '"+$("#ddnProjectName").val()...
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XSLT Get Current date or Today in XSLT

Help please can anyone advise how I get current date, or today method in xslt 1.o SharePoint
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Will SharePoint 2016 Support SharePoint 2010 Workflow

We are looking to implement a SharePoint 2010 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 which still supports SharePoint 2010 workflow. I was wondering if anyone has heard if SharePoint 2016 will continue to support ...
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add days to date in sharepoint designer

I have a date field Date of join and other field Date on induction (date type). Based on some selection I want to calculate If Date of join is 20/05/2015 then Date on induction should be auto selected ...
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Create a Current Date and Time Variable in SharePoint Designer 2013

Is there a way to set or create a date/time workflow variable with the current date and current time in a 2013 SPD Workflow?
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To code or not to code?

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010. I just reviewed some resources. There's two general ways to deliver a sharepoint solution: setup a sharepoint site collection, sites, lists, libraries, workflows,... ...
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SharePoint Designer - Pause until

I want to accomplish this using SharePoint Designer and OOTB features. Requirement : List with details - employee name , start date , end date. 30 days prior to end date send an email , 15 days prior ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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Visio 2016, SP Designer 2013, and VWI files

I understand from reading here that I can create a workflow in Visio, and import it into SharePoint Designer. I'm using SP Designer 2013 and Visio 2016. It appears that Visio will not export a VWI,...
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How do I fix a “Windows Workflow 3.0 required” error when editing a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 SP1?

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that needs to edit workflows within SharePoint Designer (2013 SP1). Whenever a workflow is clicked on one of two errors is received: Server side activities have been ...
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Getting less than (Today+7) days items using caml query

I want to retrieve items from list which are lessthan seven days from today date. Today date:12/14/2015 seven days means: 12/21/2015. Using caml query. can anybody know please tell me.
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Where is the _layouts directory on the server?

I'm editing a file using SharePoint Designer. Where is the folder url("/_layouts/images/) stored on the server?
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how to customize xlstviewwebpart in sharepoint designer 2010?

i have try to editing xlstviewwebpart for editing customize.but havnt getting any clues for my scenario. i want to change title link in edit mode instead of display mode in webpart pages. when link ...
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Refused to execute script from jquery-1.7.2.min.js because MIME type('text/html') is not executable

I am using jquery-1.7.2.min.js as my jQuery library. This is a file that I have saved in my Style Library and I am referencing it in my master page. For some users it is failing and the error they ...
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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Break Role inheritance without Rest API with designer 2013 workflow

I have one document library. Once item /document is created / uploaded, one task will be assigned to a Reviewer Group, at that time need to change the permission of an item for the user who has ...
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Datetime update is one day off

I'm updating a list with a date field (just the date) using the ECMASCRIPT object model but when the date is inserted is one day off from the introduced date, It's literally making me pull my hair off ...
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How can I run SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 on the same machine?

After installing SharePoint Designer 2013 and MS Office 2013 on my Win7 64-bit laptop, SharePoint Designer 2010 crashes every time I try to open a site. Can SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 coexist?
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Assign tasks to multiple users using workflow without Visual Studio

My requirement is, we want our employees to read a document whenever the administrator asks them to. For this I can manually start a workflow against a document. The problem is, I can only create one ...
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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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Uploading files to SharePoint containing the ampersand character

I'm trying to upload files and folders to a library using SharePoint Designer 2007 (on a WSS 3.0 SharePoint site). It's giving me an error when I try to upload empty folders or folders that have an &...
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Else block in if-then-else statement missing in SPD2013

If i try to insert an If-Then-Else statement into an stage in a SPD-Workflow i am missing the else-block. But when i add the statement in the "Go-To"-block it brings up the "else". Am i missing the ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in SharePoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in SharePoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for SharePoint 2013 in SharePoint ...
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How to make a field increment by one each time it a change is made via workflow?

I have a field called "rev" and it starts at 0 however I would like it to increment by 1 each time a change is made via workflow. What's the best easy to do this? Should the rev field be text and with ...
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How to install Sharepoint on Windows 10 Pro? [duplicate]

I want to install SharePoint on a Windows 10 Pro PC. How can I do this, and is there any extra software required?
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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“The file has been modified by…” error, when the workflow starts automatically

Hello,I have created a SharePoint 2013 list workflow in library L1 which does the following actions:1- Create a document-set in library L22- Copy the current document from L1 to L23- Move the copied ...
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2013 Workflow missing when viewed from another PC

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Create a list item when item is created in another list

Basically i want to add items to 1 list based on columns from another list. so for example say i have 2 list, List 1 and List 2. List 1 has 5 colunms; Name, Age, id , Location, Manager. List 2 ...
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Restrict sharepoint default pages from using custom master page

I am created my custom master page and uploaded using design manager. And applied this master page from Setting-> Master Page section of SharePoint. Now my problem is, this master page is applied to ...
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Create a site template without using “save site as template”

I need to create a template for publishing page without using save site as template option. I need to design header and left navigation within that template itself and reuse that in other pages. How ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Always Firing

I have a very simple SharePoint Designer workflow on a SharePoint list. All it does is fire when a new item is created, copying one column value into another. The workflow generally does exactly what ...
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Controlling scroll position on postback

Is there a way to control the scroll position on postback in SharePoint 2010? I have a web part that I want the users to be special position of the page after a postback on a button click.
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How to remove autogenerated columns created by designer worflow?

I create reusable worflow in SharePoint designer, Everytime I modify the workflow and attach it to the library a new column for the workflow is being created. They are not even shown in library ...
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How to do a day/night mod in sharepoint?

I'm working on a website, based on Sharepoint 2013 and c#, which needs a day/night mod. Sharepoint allows me to generate a theme which ids are the same for everyone. The background color is white. ...
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Is SharePoint Designer 2010/2013 really prone to data loss / corruption?

I'm a .NET programmer and I've got thrown at me the maintenance of a couple of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 portals with very little training. Some of the things I've been told are: SharePoint Designer, ...
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Scroll page to ANY anchor point

I've created a Publishing page and added contents and Bookmarks (Anchors). I've tried to add smooth scrolling using jquery but it doesn't work. I want to be able to scroll to ANY anchor on the page. ...
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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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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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Scan Documents from Scanner and store directly into Sharepoint Library

I've been asked to create a button called "Scan". When this button is clicked, it will start scanning the file in the Scanner machine and then storing the file in the library. However, I've searched ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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Displaying an image submitted to a SharePoint list

I have a requirement from a user that when they submit the spec of a laptop or printer to a SharePoint list that the details are displayed on a separate page. I'm working on getting the text details ...
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Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list

Is it possible to have a button inside a column in Sharepoint list. For Example: We have a column as ID - number, Name - Single line text box, Status - Approve as button so that user will click ...