I have been using this method for some time now and decided to make a slight change to it. I have been using the PowerShell method found here to find the internal column names for my lists and libraries. It works great. The only problem with this is that I have to modify the script each… Continue reading SharePoint – Retrive the internal column name for lists/libraries using PowerShell
Word of warning: If you need to have more than one workflow for a particular list/library, DO NOT copy a SPD workflow and paste back into the same library. What happens is that even if you change all of the properties of the files (names, etc.), there is still a hidden property that SharePoint likes… Continue reading A No-No for having Multiple SPD Workflows for Lists/Libraries
I was faced with this task recently. Let me paint the picture for you. I have a document library with over 1,000 items in it. I added a new column (Named) that needs to have the same information as an existing column (Name). For whatever reason, the web part I am using for my list… Continue reading Need to edit multiple items to kick off a workflow? No prob Bob!
There may come a time when you will need to move data from one source to another. You could always use Windows Explorer to do this, but you will not be able to retain any metadata in your library. Recently, I needed to move around 1,200 files (680 MB) from a folder into a new… Continue reading Copying files while retaining metadata