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SharePoint Designer: Errors were found when compiling the workflow

Today I tried to publish a SharePoint Designer Workflow and received the following error: “Errors were found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run” The error detail was also not very informative: “Unexpected error on server associating the workflow” I found a lot of possible reasons and suggestions how […]

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How to archive items in SharePoint

Today I already explained how to clone a SharePoint list using a SharePoint powers shell script. I used this script to create archive lists. Now I want to create a workflow to archive items after a certain time period. This is what I did: Create a calculated date time column “Archive Date”: In my case […]

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How to clone a list using SharePoint power shell

In this short post I want to give you an example how you can clone a SharePoint list using a SharePoint power shell script. Here is the script: # get web $web = Get-SPWeb http://yoursite # get list $list = $web.Lists["Your List"] # save list as a template without content $list.SaveAsTemplate($list.ID.ToString(), $list.ID.ToString(), "", $false) # […]

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How to: Include ‘Show As’ in the meeting request using the Calendar E-Mail Extension

In this post I want to explain how you can include the ‘Show as’ option in a meeting request using the Calendar E-Mail Extension. By default meeting invitations will always be sent with ‘Show as busy’. In the latest version you can now change this default setting in the calendar or configure it for each […]

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SharePoint Calendar E-Mail Extension R2

Today we published the new release of the SharePoint Calendar E-Mail Extension (R2). New and improved Features Improved configuration Verify e-mail communication The e-mail communication can be verified during configuration. Other small fixes and improvements How to obtain and upgrade The new version is published as the latest Setup: sapiens.at.setup.cee.zip The download contains one setup […]

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SharePoint Employee Training Management R2

Today we published the new release of the SharePoint Employee Training Management (R2). New and improved Features Improved configuration Verify e-mail communication The e-mail communication can be verified during configuration. Exception from HRESULT: 0x810200A0 fixed An error occurred when several hundreds of people are enrolled to a training. This issue is now fixed. Improved performance […]

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SharePoint List Filter Web Part R2

Today we published the new release of the SharePoint List Filter Web Part (R2). New and improved features Sort number filter choices numerically In the previous version filters containing number or percentage values where filtered in alphabetical order. Now this filters are sorted numerically. External data columns in filter details External data columns can now […]

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How to: Update item or document properties without changing the Modified or Modified By fields using SharePoint Powershell

Today I want to provide a useful SharePoint PowerShell script that allows you to update properties of a list item or a document without changing the Modified or Modified by fields and without firing any event receiver or workflow. In this example I only change the title of the first item in my list. # […]

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Make the workspace field visible in an existing SharePoint 2013 calendar

In a previous post I already explained how to enable meeting workspaces in SharePoint 2013. The solution also includes a calendar list template with the meeting workspace field visible. You can use this template to create new calendar lists and use meeting workspaces there. But what if you want to use meeting workspaces on an […]

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How to: Initially filter a SharePoint view by current user

In a previous post I already explained how to create a default filter using our List Filter Web Part. In this post I want to explain how to initially filter a view by the current user. As you might already know it’s quite simple to create a filtered view that displays, for example, all items […]

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