SharePoint 2010 State Machine Workflows with Custom Task Forms (InfoPath) using VS 2010 – Part 3 of 3


In the Part 3 of the tutorial, I will explain the process of sending data from the workflow to the task form (InfoPath). In Part 2 of the tutorial I explained retrieving the data from InfoPath form in the workflow by using the Extended Properties of the Task Properties. We will use the Task Properties object to send the data from our workflow to the InfoPath Form.

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Template Id and Template Type mapping

In continuation of the previous post, below is the Template Type and Id mapping

Template Type
Generic list
Document library
Links list
Announcements list
Contacts list
Events list
Tasks list
Discussion board
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OOTB Feature and GUID Mapping

When we implement or activate an Out of the box feature in SharePoint 2010 in our code (Visual Studio 2010), it is required, that we add the Feature Id in the Elements.xml file. Following are the mapping of Features and their respective GUID

Feature Name
PublishingPrerequisites Feature
PublishingResources Feature
Navigation Feature
PublishingLayouts Feature
AssetLibrary Feature
EnhancedTheming Feature
EnterpriseWikiLayouts Feature
Ratings Feature
WAReports Feature
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ULS Viewer for analyzing SharePoint 2010 log files.

As a SharePoint developer, I have to fix bugs, issues, exceptions, etc. in my custom  applications. Often, I have to check ULS logs files in 14 hive for information logged by SharePoint.

ULS Viewer is an application that can be used to analyze ULS log files. Though Microsoft does not support this application, it does recommend it to be used for analyzing the log files.

Download 32 bit or 64 bit version of the application from the below location:

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