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I need to show a document library (filtered on criteria) from another site collection (sp2010)

If i add a lists and libraries webpart in my current web i can have full document edit, permissions etc menu available ...

Is there a way i can perform the same thing, so get a filtered list of document 1,2 3 from my document list, but that document list exists in another site collection ?

It is the menu functionality that i would like to keep for the documents if possible...

any help - much appreciated.


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Ive seen this code on this site .. xsltlistviewwebpart… Is this the sort of thing that will solve my issue? – user2388 Feb 11 '11 at 15:47
didn't tried, but maybe a custom BCS relying on the SP web services can help you, keeping the UI integration – Steve B Jul 5 '11 at 6:54

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To break the site collection boundary, you're going to need to create a custom web part or use a tool like the Lightning Conductor web part from Lightning Tools or a Bamboo Solutions equivalent.

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Ill look into the lighning conductor though - see what thats about. What i am looking into now (but not getting there yet ;-( ) is the dataviewwebpart and trying to pass in the parameters ? Is that feasable? I have a number of connected webparts on a page ... one providor, several consumers ... I want to get an id from the providor and populate and filter the document library from another web... Thanks Bill – user2388 Feb 11 '11 at 14:47
Possibly, you'll have to use a web service as the datasource for the DVWP most likely. – Eric Alexander Feb 11 '11 at 15:54

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