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Check blank/null date in workflow

I found that a blank date returns 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM instead of blank. So I just check the date I'm interested in against the item create date. If it is less than I assume empty. For my list if ...
jcjenk's user avatar
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Where to place the body in a SharePoint Designer workflow POST request

After Googling 'body' rather than 'payload' (as per my original question title) I found this blog post linked from a MSDN thread. It says that you need to select Advanced Properties from the ribbon, ...
Jonathan Holvey's user avatar
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Running a powershell script after a condition has been met in a workflow

In these cases I turn to the task scheduler which run every ten minute. It checks all the items in a list and a custom Boolean column called PowerShell. If it's set to no, I run the script and set the ...
Benny Skogberg's user avatar
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SharePoint Item Changed or Event Receiver

This totally depends on your requirement. Please refer following points this will be helpful for your decision. If you need the ability to cancel the process, you should use Event Receiver. It is not ...
Rohit Waghela's user avatar
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Apply CSS to Site Collection and all subsites using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

Instead of ruining MasterPages or running PS scripts, you can do it all ClientSide (with a little help of a Chrome Extension) You can load a CSS file as UserCustomAction for the whole Site Collection ...
Danny '365CSI' Engelman's user avatar
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Sharepoint designer 2013 gets access denied when saving .aspx page on Office 365

there is no support to edit pages via SPD anymore, not for Online version
Melad Batta's user avatar
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SPSecurityTrimmedControl on Surveys overview.aspx

The SPSecurityTrimmedControl is nothing more than a container that works by stopping its Render event when the specified permissions aren't meet. It doesn't enforce security of links - it just make ...
SPArcheon's user avatar
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Workflow keeps resending task even though statement changes to false

Instead of using Update item, use Set field in Current Item. In my experiences, the action "Update item" will trigger, which is essentially starting another workflow. This ghost resending of tasks may ...
Mike's user avatar
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Why does it take so long to load content when I click on 'Edit in SharePoint Designer'?

The most reason is this SharePoint designer architecture, that means it's based on SharePoint web service. When you working with SharePoint designer each action call HTTP Web Service that hosted on ...
Mahdi Sheikhi's user avatar
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How to deal with date changes in pause until workflow

You could use the new loop feature to periodically check if a date is within range. Something like this (short pause, for testing): You could also refer to this: http://sharepointdeveloperblog....
Michael Han's user avatar
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Workflow with conditions

When you create a workflow, you can choose when the WF should start. So what you need to do is to adjust the current workflow to only kick in when the item is created and create another WF to run when ...
Ahmed Mahmoud's user avatar
2 votes

SharePoint Designer Workflow- In a list workflow how to compare one field value from current list to another list

On the 'Field Data to Retrieve' section you can select the list and field you are wanting to compare. The 'Find the List Item' section allows you to filter to a specific item in the list. In this ...
MickB's user avatar
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Custom Code Not Working in SharePoint Designer

If you are using jQuery and $(document).ready() you do not need that initial $(function() wrapper. And even if you were going to use it, if you have copied your code accurately in this post, you are ...
Dylan Cristy's user avatar
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How to setup SharePoint Workflow to email a person in people picker field?

Create a change workflow and store the value of the lookup field in a workflow variable. Create an IF condition to look at the variable to detect when it is not empty. Create an email action and in ...
Nate's user avatar
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SP2013 - Workflow - Multiple users need to modify same form with read-only parts

There is no Field Level Security in SharePoint, only Item Level Security. To make this work, you can create 3 Forms (Lists) that user(groups) can change. Each Form has 2 ListViews on it displaying ...
Danny '365CSI' Engelman's user avatar
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Ending a SP 2013 Workflow Task Process after Rejection

At Transition to Stage make a new if condition to check the value of the outcome variable as the following. If Variable: Outcome equals Rejected Go to End of Workflow Else Go to Stage 2
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Is there a way to take only the value of a lookup type field

I guess you can use Split action on workflow. Using Split action you can split the string. In your case separator should be ;#. I found following details from here.
Aakash Maurya's user avatar
2 votes

Remove Left Navigation and Edit Link Option from SharePoint Site Collection

No need for MasterPage changes You can load a CSS file as UserCustomAction for the whole Site Collection (or one Web) Use Chrome Install the SPEditor: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sp-...
Danny '365CSI' Engelman's user avatar
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I have both SharePoint Designer 2010 & 2013, When I click Edit Library on SharePoint 2010 Site

I have not found a way to have 2 versions of Designer on one computer and have them behave properly. My solution was to put one on a Dev VM for when I needed the less frequently used version.
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Is there a way to take only the value of a lookup type field

After clicking around in SPD, I found a solution to the problem. SharePoint Designer 2013 gives you the option to choose only the value of a lookup field. There is a dropdown menu which asks you what ...
SharePointNewbie's user avatar
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Apply CSS to Site Collection and all subsites using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

You can try the below powershell script: Ensure that css path is valid and everybody has permission to access it. $site = Get-SPSite https://sitecollectionurl foreach ($web in $site.AllWebs) { $...
Gautam Sheth's user avatar
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how to get manager email id in Workflow designer from the people picker column?

Just try this one , if you are using O365 and SPD2013 Open SPD2013 and your workflow Select "Lookup manager for a user" from the Relational Actions which is under Action Menu. This will basically ...
vinu nair's user avatar
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Ending a SP 2013 Workflow Task Process after Rejection

That should be in the transition. There should be a variable that was generated called Outcome the transition (if not you can set the variable after it gets completed) should have: If(Outcome equals "...
Mike's user avatar
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I'm unable to see the workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013?

There is a SharePoint designer bug which restrict user to see any workflow.To fix this install the SharePoint designer update from December 10, 2013. Designer Update
Amit Kotha's user avatar
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reminder emails from a sharepoint list

You could create the workflow that runs every day, checks for due courses and sends the appropriate emails to employees. Easier said than done, of course. :) How to do this: Create the site ...
Damjan Tomic's user avatar
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Workflow task status check not triggering

It looks like you edit the Task Status Choice field and you added "Incomplete" status ! where the default Task Status values are Not Started In Progress Completed Deferred Waiting on someone else ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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How to know permission for a user using REST in a site sharepoint online

Hi for you can use the rest endpoint for current logged in user _api/Web/CurrentUser?$expand=groups&$select=groups/Title,Id
Sunil Sahu's user avatar
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How to know permission for a user using REST in a site sharepoint online

Microsoft provided details of knowing the permissions at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn531432.aspx
Kumar Reddy's user avatar
1 vote
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 password is incorrect

Turns out Sharepoint Designer for some reason was not recognizing pass through and needed my app password from MFA to be entered. Very odd error. If anyone wants a more in depth explanation let me ...
def_dames's user avatar
1 vote

Custom Designer form but no longer have Designer

SharePoint Designer 2013 can be downloaded free at www.microsoft.com
Andy Dawson's user avatar
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