Category Archives: SharePoint Designer 2010

Complete SharePoint tasks via Email using Exchange Web Services (Microsoft Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0)

Sometimes it is a pain that you want to complete a SharePoint task but you are not on your company’s network or connected via VPN. This blog shows you how you can send an email to a mailbox to complete … Continue reading

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SharePoint Designer workflows not to update on the SharePoint site

For SharePoint Designer, the solution is similar to Dave’s solution. It seems SharePoint Designer saves local copies of DLLs from your servers, and although everything seems OK, this prevents it from updating the workflow (this is when custom activities are … Continue reading

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The user who attempted to complete the task is not the user to whom the task is assigned

When you use a workflow (created by SharePoint Designer) to update a task column, if the task is not assigned to the workflow initiator, you will get an error saying “The user who attempted to complete the task is not … Continue reading

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How to Customize Default Approval Workflow (Adding a CC field into the Task Form)

Thanks to: http://sharepointdevelopertopics.blogspot.com.au/2011/06/how-to-customize-default-approval.html http://sharepointdevelopertopics.blogspot.com.au/2011/06/how-to-customize-default-approval_11.html            

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How to: Create and Deploy Workflow Actions in Sandboxed Solutions

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg615449.aspx However, the code in this article is wrong. Use the following instead: In <RuleDesigner>: <FieldBind Id=”4″ Field=”ListID” DesignerType=”ParameterNames” Text=”ID of new list”/>. In <Parameters>: <Parameter Name=”ListID” Type=”System.String, mscorlib” Direction=”Out” DesignerType=”ParameterNames” /> Video demo: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office365trainingcourse_3v_3.aspx

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Workflow tasks cannot be completed. Workflow stays “In Progress”

Problem: Created a simple SPD workflow (SharePoint 2010) with just two lines: 1) Assign a To-do item “Test” to myself 2) Log a message “job’s done” to history list I then ran the workflow which created a task “Test” for myself; I … Continue reading

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Hide “Workspace” option in SharePoint calender

Open SharePoint Designer and open the site, go to “All Files – Lists” and open the target list. Modify the NewForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx. Put the following code in the tag: function removeWorkspace () { var trs = document.getElementsByTagName(“tr”); for (var … Continue reading

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