Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Extra SharePoint Designer Activites

SPD Activities

There is an add-on to Workflow in SharePoint, accessible in SharePoint Designer. It was downloaded from www.codeplex.com (direct link isHERE). The new activities are:

  • Send Email with HTTP File attachment - Allows sending emails with attachments retrieved using a web request
  • Send Email with List Item attachments - Allows sending list item attachments as files attached to an email
  • Start Another Workflow - Starts another workflow associated with a list item
  • Grant Permission on Item - Allows granting of specified permission level on a spicified item
  • Delete List Item Permission Assigment - Allows deleting of specified permission level assigment for a given user
  • Reset List Permissions Inheritance - removes any unique permissions assigned to an item by inheriting list permissions
  • Is User a member of a SharePoint group - Checks if a given user is part of given sharepoint group
  • Is Role assigned to User - Checks if a user role is already assigned on the current list item
  • Lookup user info - allows to lookup properties in site's user information list for a given login. The usable parameters are:
    • "department" - Department
    • "name" - domain\username
    • "LinkTitle" - First & Last Name
    • "E-Mail" - email address
  • Copy List Item Extended Activity - Allows copying/moving list items and files cross site.
  • Send Email Extended - Enhaced version of the OOTB activity. Allows you to specify the sender. Also does not break links in body.

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