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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Email Link To Item

In this post I’ll walk you through the process of sending an email that contains a link to the current item from a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow. This is a process that has been published on many other forums and blogs, but many that I have seen are more complex than seems necessary. Problem A common request from SharePoint users is to get an email which contains a link to review/approve/edit the workflow item. SharePoint list items contain an automatic property for Url Path, but unfortunately ......

Guest Post: Instantiate SharePoint Workflow On Item Deleted

In this post, guest author Lucas Eduardo Silva will walk you through the steps of instantiating a workflow using an item event receiver from a custom list. The ItemDeleting event will require approval via the workflow. Foreword As you may have read recently, I injured my right hand and have had it in a cast for the past 3 weeks. Due to this I planned to reduce my blogging while my hand heals. As luck would have it, I was actually approached by someone who asked if they could be a guest author on ......

Adding Intellisense for SharePoint 2010 Custom Workflow .Actions File

This post will show you how to add inteliisense support for custom workflow .actions files in SharePoint 2010. During the course of some research for my writing I found out that the SharePoint 2010 SDK doesn’t include intellisense for the .actions files (at least as of the August 2010 release). As the schema can be a bit difficult to remember off I searched the interwebs to see if anyone had implemented this already. As luck would have it I was able to find this blog post that included an XSD file, ......