Monthly Archives: May 2012

SPTechCon Boston 2012 in July!

The upcoming SharePoint Technology conference is July 22-25 in Boston, and I’m very excited because I’ll be doing three brand new sessions this time!  Jennifer Mason and I will be doing the full day workshop which we’ve presented before, but all of my other sessions will be new. You can register with the code ROGERS to receive $200 off of

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Creating a Workflow Initiation Form for Approvals

In SharePoint Designer workflows that are manually started, the initiation form is the page that has the “Start” button to kick off the workflow.  In this 11 minute video, I show how to create an approval workflow that can be manually triggered. I walk you through: Setting up the workflow so that after the approval process, the content approval status

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InfoPath: Create Common Multiple Choice Selections

In InfoPath, when using certain controls such as the Drop-Down List Box, Combo Box, List Box, or Multiple Selection List box, there are several different ways that you can obtain the list of choices that are available to people filling out the form.   Enter choices manually – This option allows you to simply click the Add… button below and

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SharePoint Designer – Restore Previous Workflow Version

Have you ever published changes in a workflow in SharePoint Designer and wish you hadn’t? There is a little known way to go in and restore a previous version of your workflow. This uses the same versioning capability that lists and libraries have. By default, every time you publish changes to a workflow, they are saved as a new version.

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