Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog

How to Create a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow with App Step (extension from the example workflow used for SPC 2012)

Hi, I’m JongHwa Lim, a Program Manager at SharePoint Designer team. Today, I will show you a sample...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/22/2012

SharePoint Conference 2012 in Vegas!

Hi all, Sam Chung from the SharePoint Designer team again. Just wanted to quickly remind everyone...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/06/2012

SharePoint Designer 2013 RTM Now Available!

Hello all, Sam Chung from the PM team in SPD here.  I’m happy to announce today that SharePoint...

Author: spdblog Date: 10/31/2012

Introducing the new Visual Designer

  Introductions: Hello all, my name is Sam Chung and I am a Program Manager for SharePoint...

Author: spdblog Date: 10/21/2012

How to create a Quick Step and Custom Action to start SharePoint 2013 workflow

Hi, this is JongHwa Lim from the SharePoint Design team. Today, I will share with you a feature for...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/27/2012

Using SharePoint Designer 2013 to Create and Modify Project Workflows

Hello everyone! My name is Sam Chung, and I am a Program Manager for SharePoint Designer.  I’d...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/23/2012

How to use SharePoint Designer 2013's Visual Designer to Move Workflows Between Sites

Hello all, My name is Sam Chung, and I’m a PM here at SharePoint Designer. In this blog...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/18/2012

How to manipulate the Task Form with SharePoint Designer for new task actions?

  Hello SharePoint Designer users, I’m Chong Youn (John) Choe, a PM in the SharePoint Designer...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/14/2012

How to work with web service using “Call HTTP Web Service” action in SharePoint Designer 2013

Hello all, my name is HyongGuk Kim, a Senior Program Manager on the SharePoint Designer team. In...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/04/2012

Packaging SharePoint 2013 List, Site, and Reusable Workflow and How to Deploy the Package

Hello. This is JongHwa Lim – a Program Manager from SharePoint Designer (aka. SPD) team. Today I’d...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/29/2012

How to trigger a SharePoint 2010 workflow from a SharePoint 2013 workflow

  Hello guys, I’m Chong Youn (John) Choe, a PM in SharePoint Designer team. SharePoint and...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/17/2012

A Sample SharePoint 2013 Approval Workflow Which can be Recalled by the Initiator

Hi, I am JongHwa Lim, a Program Manager for SharePoint Designer 2013 (aka. SPD 2013 or SPD). Today,...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/15/2012

Copy-and-Paste support in SharePoint Designer 2013

Hello, fans of SPD. I am JongHwa Lim, a Program Manager of SharePoint Designer (aka. SPD). I’d like...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/10/2012

Welcome to SharePoint Designer 2013 Customer Preview

Hello All!The SharePoint Designer team is very proud and happy to announce the release of SharePoint...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/06/2012

Understanding workflow starting parameters - Part 2

  Hello all, it’s been a long time since my last writing was posted. I’m Chong Youn (John)...

Author: spdblog Date: 02/09/2012

Understanding workflow starting parameters - Part 1

Hello all, I’m Chong Youn (John) Choe, a PM on the SharePoint Designer team. SharePoint Designer is...

Author: spdblog Date: 07/08/2011

Creating a SharePoint 2010 Workflow using SPD 2010 and Visio 2010: How-To & FAQ

Hello all, my name is Sam Chung and I’m a PM on the SharePoint Designer team. In this blog I’m going...

Author: spdblog Date: 05/18/2011

Association Columns

Hello, there. I’m JongHwa Lim, a PM in the SharePoint Designer team. Long time no see. Some people...

Author: spdblog Date: 05/01/2011

SharePoint Designer Blog Updates

Hello All, My name is Sam Chung, and I'm a PM on the SharePoint Designer team.  I just wanted...

Author: spdblog Date: 04/11/2011

SharePoint Designer 2010 RTM

It's here! To keep this brief - we're pleased to announce the availability of SharePoint Designer...

Author: spdblog Date: 04/25/2010

Working with the SharePoint Theming Engine

Hi, Kolby here again. As we get closer to releasing SharePoint 2010, I’m getting more and more...

Author: spdblog Date: 04/09/2010

Managing SharePoint Designer 2010 Video

Want to learn more about how to control SPD 2010 usage across your SharePoint sites? Check out this...

Author: spdblog Date: 03/17/2010

SharePoint Designer’s new workflow editor: keyboard shortcuts

Travis here again from the SharePoint Designer development team. In my last post, I introduced you...

Author: spdblog Date: 02/26/2010

SharePoint Designer’s new workflow editor: introduction

Hi everybody, I’m Travis from the SharePoint Designer development team. Hopefully by now some of you...

Author: spdblog Date: 02/24/2010

Overview of Human Workflow in SharePoint 2010

Hi folks, Sean Gabriel here, Program Manager on the SPD workflow team. I recently presented a...

Author: spdblog Date: 02/22/2010

Skewer Click Saves the Day – Page and Master Page Styling Tips

Hi. Kolby here, a Program Manager on the SharePoint Designer team. Today I want to show you a couple...

Author: spdblog Date: 01/12/2010

SharePoint 2010 List View Blog Series: Part 2 - Using the New SharePoint Lists

Part 2 of the series has been posted to the SharePoint Team Blog. Happy reading!

Author: spdblog Date: 01/08/2010

Visualizing Data using XSLT: Following up on SPC 2009’s session on Building SharePoint Mashups With SPD, Bing Maps and REST Services

There’s been a lot of interest in the demo that was done at the SharePoint Conference where we used...

Author: spdblog Date: 12/18/2009

Video Blogging with Javascript and the Media Web Part

Hi there, Mihai Coman here. I’m a new Program Manager on the SharePoint Designer team. Over the last...

Author: spdblog Date: 12/11/2009

SharePoint 2010 List View Blog Series: Part 1 – Introduction to the new List View

Hello. This is Greg Chan, a Program Manager on the SharePoint team. I am excited to kick-off a new...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/16/2009

SharePoint Designer 2010 New Shell Tour

Welcome to SharePoint Designer 2010! As Todd Haugen mentioned in his latest blog, we’ve got a number...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/02/2009

Putting the SharePoint in SharePoint Designer

For those of you who have been with us for the long haul, you know SharePoint Designer (SPD) evolved...

Author: spdblog Date: 10/19/2009

Service Pack 2 prevents an on-change workflow from starting itself

Hello all, Stephen here again — I’m a writer for SharePoint Designer. I’d like to tell you about a...

Author: spdblog Date: 07/13/2009

Download SPD for FREE today!!

Today we are excited to share with you some news about SharePoint Designer 2007. Starting now (April...

Author: spdblog Date: 04/02/2009

Visio diagram and site template from Office Online workflow videos

Hello all, Stephen here again. Awhile back I recorded a series of workflow videos that were posted...

Author: spdblog Date: 01/27/2009

Creating RESTful Mashups using SPD 2007 (Part 1)

Hi! J.R. and Kolby here to share an exciting example of the mashup capabilities of SharePoint. This...

Author: spdblog Date: 12/05/2008

Locking Down SharePoint Designer

Hello all, Stephen here again – I’m a writer for SharePoint Designer. As you know, SharePoint...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/25/2008

SPD Licensing 101

We often get questions from you about pricing, licensing, purchasing, etc., so we decided to compile...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/14/2008

Page Versioning v2

Hello again, Eray Chou here. We’re hitting the tail end of this year’s conference...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/07/2008

Calling a WCF Service from a SharePoint Workflow (using Visual Studio)

Greetings all, Alex Malek here - I'm a member of the SharePoint workflow team. This week at PDC, I...

Author: spdblog Date: 11/02/2008

Best Practice to create designer friendly server controls

SharePoint Designer 2007 is a ground breaking design tool to help information workers and designers...

Author: spdblog Date: 10/03/2008

Declarative Workflows and User Context

My name is Darren and I’m one of the workflow testers for SharePoint Designer. One of the ways...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/29/2008

Using “Disable Output Escaping” in Data View

Hi everyone, Saiyue Yu here. For any field that may be rendered by SharePoint as HTML, you need to...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/20/2008

Use JavaScript to enable formatting of Data View UI controls

/* body { font: normal 80% arial,sans-serif; }*/ h1 { font: normal 150% arial,sans-serif;...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/16/2008

SharePoint Conference - Building a SharePoint Designer Mashup (Part Deux)

Hi everyone. For those of you who have been waiting on Part 2 of this blog, I am truly sorry. A...

Author: spdblog Date: 09/05/2008

Creating Workflows in Microsoft Office Live

Hi all, Rohit Puri here. SPD makes it super easy to create workflows on Microsoft Office Live site....

Author: spdblog Date: 08/29/2008

Creating Master-Detail views with Web Part connections using Flickr Services as a Data Source

Hi everyone, Allan Smith here. I’m a Software Development Engineer in Test on the SharePoint...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/22/2008

Plugging Web Controls Into The Property Grid

When creating or modifying a web page, one of the handy new features in SharePoint Designer 2007 is...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/15/2008

How To: Run A Workflow When a Specific Field Changes

Hi all, Kesha here once again with a tip using Workflow. Stephen Howard posted a very helpful video...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/08/2008

Date Functions in Calculated Fields

Hi everyone, This is Amber from the SharePoint Designer Data team. This post walks you through using...

Author: spdblog Date: 08/01/2008

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