Deactivated controls in SharePoint Designer 2013

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Applies to: SharePoint Designer 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary: Learn which SharePoint Designer features can be turned off by a SharePoint administrator.

A SharePoint Server 2013 administrator can deactivate the following features in SharePoint Designer 2013 clients that are connected to the server:

  • Connections to SharePoint Server if software updates to SharePoint Designer are required.

  • The ability to create workflows by using the SharePoint Server 2010 workflow platform.

  • The ability to save and publish existing workflows that use the SharePoint Server 2010 workflow platform.

  • The ability to save a SharePoint Server 2010 workflow as a template.

If you notice that any of these features are not available in SharePoint Designer 2013, contact your SharePoint Server administrator for more information.

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