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Incrementing repeating table field values

How to increment a field for new rows added into a repeating table in InfoPath It is really helpful to users to incrementally auto-populate newly added rows. In InfoPath, XPath is used to specify calculated values. To count the number of rows that exist, we can use the following expression: This returns the 0 based […]

Uploading attachments to tasks in SharePoint

Uploading attachments to tasks in SharePoint programmatically Uploading attachments to tasks in SharePoint programmatically can be done if the documents are stored in a structured way. The script described below assumes the documents are stored in folders that are named using the ID of the task in SharePoint. For how to download attachments from a […]

How to download all attachments for all tasks in a list

Downloading all attachments for a SharePoint task list Tasks can have attachments, in fact they can have multiple attachments. However these are stored in an “AttachmentCollection”. We can iterate through all items in the task list to download all attachments. What we do is create a folder for each of the items, and name the […]

Workflow error in SP2013 related to App Step

I had a situation when my workflows went to “Suspended” after a few minutes. I noticed this occured when I used the “App Step”. Looking at the “Suspended” state, there was an “i” icon, when clicked, showed this error: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP […]

Solution for SharePoint incompatibility with Chrome

Solution for SharePoint incompatibility with Chrome There have been a number of issues relating to how SharePoint behaves within Chrome. Most relate to legacy applications. These include SilverLight and ActiveX controls. One significant issue is that Chrome won’t open InfoPath Filler forms in InfoPath Filler, and instead tries to open it in the web version […]

SharePoint 2016 News

Upgrading Release Candidate is an update to SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 and can be installed over Beta 2, so you can upgrade SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 to RC. Timing SharePoint 2016 is planned for release in spring 2016. Strategy SharePoint 2016 is planned for release in spring 2016. Support for end of life […]

Setting a Site Collection to not be read-only

How to set a site collection as not read-only Is your site collection read-only? It is critical to be able to set a site collection to not be read-only. This situation can occur if a site backup is interrupted, as an SPSite backup is made read-only temporarily during backups. To turn it back to read-only: