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SharePoint Designer and Event Handler

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Does SharePoint Designer 2010 has a way to add event handler. For e.g. I have a workflow for a list where everytime a certain field gets updated I would like to make that item read-only.


Can I do this in SPD. I don't have Studio yet.


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