Monthly Archives: October 2012

SharePoint 2010 Workflow history error: “The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator.”

 This is an interesting error message. When trying to see the workflow history of a SharePoint 2010 custom workflow I get the following error message:

 SharePoint 2010 Workflow history error: “The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator.”

 
What was strange was that other workflow histories worked fine, so I went down the path of finding out where the limit was. My first stop was the “hidden” SharePoint history list. There is a good post on this here:
http://www.sharepoint911.com/blogs/laura/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=111

 So I looked at my list by appending the /yoursite/lists/workflow%20history

 I added a count column to one of the fields, and it said 12,500. I knew that wasn’t right, so it must be a limit being returned somewhere. I needed to go deeper.

 I loaded SharePoint 2010 manager from Codeplex onto the server and found that my top secret workflow [...]

All SharePoint 2010 Color Themes with Pictures

They don’t make it that easy for you to see all SharePoint 2010 color themes at once, so here they are. I’ve taken the screenshots of the different theme settings and each default color. I’ve left the font as the default Verdana.
You can change the them at Site Actions-Site Settings-Site Theme under the Look and Feel section of SharePoint 2010.
This will save 30 minutes of your life that you will never get back.

 Default (No Theme)

 Azure

 Berry

 Bittersweet

 Cay

 Classic

 Construct

 
 Convention

 
 Felt

 
 Graham

 
 Grapello

 
 Laminate

 
 Mission

 Modern Rose

 
 Municipal

 Pinnate

 Ricasso

 Summer

 Vantage

 Yoshi