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will a Child site Homepage affect main parent page?

If I hit the "Make Homepage" button on a child site, will it affect other other pages on the site? Will it affect the parent homepage? or other child site homepages?
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Book lending list in Sharepoint 2007

This is my first question on this site. My task is to make a Book lending list in Sharepoint 2007. Requirements are: I need to store who has the book, from date - till date Users can request books, ...
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2007 List multi line Rich text randomly disabled when edit

With our 2007 list form in edit mode, the multiple lines of text columns of type Rich text (Bold, italics, text alignment)... (we have two on the form)... become disabled not allowing data entry or ...
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Using a picture as a hyperlink

I apologies in advance for what may be remarkably straightforward but i'm conscious i haven't the IT skills required to do this without it being spelt out. I'm using Sharepoint 2007 and quite simply i ...
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Setting up approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007

I am trying to setup Approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007: User creates a new list item Should trigger an email and assign the task to manager Manager reviews the item an clicks on ...
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How to add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
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Using custom parameter with a form control as source in Data view Webpart

On a page, I have a dataview webpart to enter a new item in a list. It has just one text-box to enter data in a list field.On submit, the form is redirected to a custom page. I want to grab the text ...
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Conditional Automated Email Alerts in SP2007 based on list entries

I need a SP 2007 list to auto generate and send an email to an email address that is an attribute in the list 60 days prior to an expiration date that is also an attribute in the list, without 3rd ...
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Date Modified in document library explorer view is not correct

When viewing certain document libraries, and their documents through the explorer view, the date modified column is not showing the same date as the modified column in the web view. The web view, as ...
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Multicolumn textarea area to insert into SharePoint 2007 but display not correctly

I have a form that use SPServices and have a textarea field for user to insert multi rows data. The data from the textarea can be successfully insert into the SharePoint 2007 column of type 'Multiple ...
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How to copy list column value in other column using SharePoint designer workflow in Moss

I cannot use visual studio here. We have a list with columns "New Type" and "Old Type". When user change/edits the value of "New Type" column then workflow should trigger email notification and value ...
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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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Post data from an HTML web form to a SharePoint 2007 list

I am trying to collect data from my user on an HTML web page in a form. Then I need for that data to post to the SharePoint list once the submit button is selected. The webpage is on the same ...
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the IF(OR) statement

I am trying to nest 6 IF(OR) statements in SP 2007 for a calculated field in a list - But it seems as if it is getting too long, and I get the syntax error thrown at me. I tested half of the length ...
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Check duplicate item workflow

I need to make my custom list items distinct that's being used for a dropdown lookup. Please help. Here's the scenario. I have 2 lists, the list1 have a workflow that copies an item into my list2. ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflows read .XOML file programmically using c#

I need to get list of all the workflows using a custom activity. I visited a workflow using designer and have the name of the activity. I just need to read that xoml file and see whether that file ...
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Distinguishing between save and submit

The requirement is to implement an Infopath 2007 browser-enabled form without any custom code. This form is published as template to a sharepoint forms library and the forms themselves are stored in a ...
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Site Content and Structure data move limits?

I'm attempting to split a large library of approx 8,000 items into 4 seperate folders in the same (current) library. Each group of 2,000 items will be 1GB+. Are there limits to how much data can be ...
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Export location of documents in library

I am using SharePoint 2007.. I have a document library with folders and folders inside folders and documents in each folder. How can I export a list of all my documents to excel or CSV to give me ...
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Disable auto activate feature

I have a really strange behaviour, I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and I have a feature web application scoped, and i don't want it automatically being activated on deploying the solution, but it ...
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Why does the rich text editor sometimes show HTML code instead of rich text?

I have a list in a SharePoint 2007 site with some rich text fields (type - 'Multiple lines of text'). Most users use the rich text editor and Internet Explorer to edit these fields. When editing list ...
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Identify SharePoint Designer Workflows using Custom actions

We have a very large Web Applications which has around hundred OOB workflows and some might be using custom actions as well. How can I get the list of the workflows which are using these custom ...
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Immediate-alerts Email Notification not sending emails

The alerts are working, but for some reason the " Send e-mail when ownership is assigned" on a task list is not working. A task is assigned to a user however Immediate-alerts are not sending the ...
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Moving multiple documents within library

I am restructuring my SharePoint folder system and need to move multiple documents at once within the same library. For example, I have one 'bucket' library with about 1000 documents, and I would now ...
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What kind of IIS 6.0 configuation is needed with a MOSS SharePoint 2007 system

I admin a MOSS SP2007 service pack 3 (32 bit) farm of 1 sql server (shared) and 1 machine that runs all of sp2007 (windows 2003, 32 bit). The VM has allocated to it 2 CPUs and 8 GB of memory. Recent ...
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Can't open or rename SharePoint 2007 folders with plus sign in name

We still have SharePoint 2007. I have users who have created/are creating folders with names starting with a plus sign (+). I can't see the folder when I'm accessing the SharePoint document library ...
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Locating a Custom Action in SharePoint 2007

I am working on upgrading an old MOSS application, and among other things it contains a custom action clearly visible in one of the libraries. I have set up a new CustomAction element in my new farm ...
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Formula for Overdue Items in SharePoint 2007 List

I am trying to build a SharePoint List to keep track of overdue Requests for Information.. My client wants this list to show the # of overdue responses each time he logs into SP. My main columns ...
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Calculated Column [Today] work around?

Ive been doing alot of reading into getting [Today] to work within a calculated column but im starting to wonder if theres a better solution staring me in the face Basically we have an asset register ...
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SharePoint 2007: Calculated column - formula for calculation based on column containing NA

In a SharePoint list, I have 6 numeric columns that can contain numbers in the range (1,4). However, one or all of these columns may contain "NA" value. There is a separate calculated column which ...
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RunWithElevatedPrivileges doesn't work in Webpart Constructor

With Sharepoint 2007 I am using RunWithElevatedPrivileges to write to the Event Log, but if I place the call inside the Webpart constructor, I get a "Request Failed" message. However, if I put this ...
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Newly uploaded Excel workbooks not showing in Excel Web Access in SP2007

Weve been having an issue recently regarding workbooks not showing within Excel Web Access on Sharepoint 2007. EWA is displaying a message stating "The workbook that you selected cannot be opened. ...
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In a DVWP my Multilookup column is not returning IDs, only column values

I've added a DVWP to a page. The DVWP shows data from a list with a multi value lookup column. The value returned for this column is in the form: value1;value2;value3. Now I want to render this ...
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Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
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Error when running configuration wizard sharepoint 2007

I am trying to run the configuration wizard to upgrade our SharePoint environment, which consists of one front end server and one SQL Server. I am getting this error. An exception of type ...
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Date column changed to Date and Time Column not showing times

I have several lists that need to be changed from Date Only to Date and Time in order to merge the lists in Access and generate reports. I changed the radio button on the column to Date and Time, and ...
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Need to set default values to today for custom date column when newform.aspx loads using c#

I want to modify this codeplex solution http://datetimebyminute.codeplex.com/. Right now the custom field defaults to the date when we add the column to the list when we open the new form.aspx. I want ...
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Getting Version History and What Field has Changed

I am using the GetVersionCollection to get the history information from my list. This seems to be working fine; however, what I need to do is get the version history of the individual item which has ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer conditionally require a field

I'm trying to create custom form for a SharePoint 2007 document library using SharePoint Designer 2007. Is it possible to make a form field conditionally required based on the selected item from a ...
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How do I archive Infopath forms uploaded into Sharepoint 2007 when my Sharepoint site runs low on storage?

I have designed system where users submit Infopath forms to a Sharepoint 2007 site. The Infopath forms allow users to also attach pdfs in their submission. My problem now is that the Sharepoint site ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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No 'edit' button on sharepoint 2010 after upgrade from 2007

I've upgraded a SharePoint 2007 (12.0.0.6421) database to SharePoint 2010 (no SP's or anything yet) and I noticed that there is no edit button that brings up the ribbon to edit a page in the upgraded ...
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Count characters in text field

I have a simple custom developed list that contains three columns, one of these columns should take maximum 7 characters, otherwise problems are caused, thus I want to make the user aware of the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Designer Workflow not automatically starting

Im a newbie to sharepoint workflows and sharepoint designer and am stuck. Im creating workflows associated with sharepoint lists. These workflows work perfectly if they are manually started from ...
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View for Last Approved Revision

Is there a way to create a view that displays (and links to) the last approved revision of a document or list item, even if you have permission to see the new draft version? My library has major/minor ...
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Sharepoint site creation problem

Ok, I am no SharePoint guru, and inherited this mess. So here is the scenario: SharePoint 2007 site collection has several subsites. in one of the subsites, when you try to create a new site, the ...
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Does SPList.ItemCount equal SPList.Folders.Count plus SPList.Items.Count?

I'm trying to do some inventorying of SharePoint 2007 content and have been scratching my head over this for a while now. I understand from MSDN that SPList.ItemCount counts all folders and items ...
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SharePoint 2007 datasheet view not working after install of Microsoft Office 2013

Data sheet view worked in MS Office 2010/IE8 but since I was upgraded to MS Office 2013/IE10 data sheet view does not work. I do not have a option to go back to MS Office 2010/IE8. SharePoint 2007 is ...