Custom Action for File Extension

Adds a custom action for a specific extension (e.g. .docx)

Arguments

Name Description
File Extension
Extension Enter the file extension.
Custom Actions Settings
Title Required Text. Specifies the end user description for this action.
Description Optional Text. Specifies a longer description for the action that is exposed as a tooltip or sub-description for the action.
Sequence Optional Integer. Specifies the ordering priority for actions.
Advanced Settings
Custom Action ID Optional Text. Specifies a unique identifier for the custom action. The ID may be a GUID, or it may be a unique term, for example, "HtmlViewer".
Options
Show In Lists
Show In ReadyOnly ContentTypes Optional Boolean. TRUE if the custom action is only displayed for read-only content types on the page for managing content types. The default value is FALSE.
Show In Sealed ContentTypes Optional Boolean. TRUE if the custom action is only displayed for sealed content types on the page for managing content types. The default value is FALSE.
Require Site Administrator Optional Boolean. TRUE to specify that the item be displayed only if the user is a site administrator; otherwise, FALSE. Using the RequireSiteAdministrator attribute for the drop-down menu of Windows SharePoint Services commands associated with list items is not supported.
Rights Optional Text. Specifies a set of rights that the user must have in order for the link to be visible. If not specified, then the action always appears in the list of actions. The set of rights are grouped logically according to AND logic.
Url Settings
Type of action Required. Select the type of action that should be performed after click.
Url Page Optional Text. Select a page where the custom action should link to. Only required if field 'Type of action' is 'UrlAction'.
Use URL Prefix Optional Text. Select the prefix which should be placed at the beginning of the url action.

Authors

  • Torsten Mandelkow

Version history

  • 1.0 Initial Recipe