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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

Dear SharePoint StackExchange users, I have created a custom sequential workflow with VS for SharePoint 2007. When the workflow is activated 5 parallel tasks are created. All my tasks are created ...
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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 do I copy data from one Lookup Column to another LookupColum through Access?

I am moving a SharePoint List from 2007 to 2013. The only method I have found that is working so far is to move it through Access. I have become stuck now that I am trying to move a column that is ...
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How to sort a Document Library exported to Access 2013 by filename

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that I have linked to MS Access. When I try to sort the table by the file name, the option to sort A ---> Z is grayed out. What is the limitation that I am running into? ...
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How to update List Template

I have a list with several columns and different views. I used a list template (.stp file) to create my list. But in case of future updates or modifications, I want to be able to update my .stp file ...
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; or , in calculated columns

I can't understand the choice of the separators in calculated columns. I'm using SharePoint 2007 (MOSS), and I wrote a calculated column in order to extract the month name from a date. I used this ...
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Sharepoint 2007 SPAPI anonymous access

I have a problem with anonymous access to a list in SP 2007. I am using SPAPI to access list, but it always asking for username and password. I have enabled anonymous access to the site I have ...
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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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Differentiating CEWP Headings

If I have a web part page with a number of Content Editor Web Parts and Custom Lists attached to them, how would I go about visually identifying them? Changing the display txt isn't an option as ...
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“Add Document” link is disappear when Permission to only SPFolder

I have given SPUser user1 permission to only SPFolder I dont want to give read access to specific site or document library. suppose there is one web http://contoso.com/sales and i want to give ...
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How to loop into all webapplications, sitecollections, sites and print all permission groups and users

I am using sharepoint 2007 and is installed on windows server 2003 R2. I would like to create some script to show a environment summary like: webapplications site collections websites ...
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Custom WebParts shows only the WebPart-Title

I've got a huge problem. I developed three custom webparts and deployed them to our testserver and that works just fine. So I decided to deploy them to the production server as well but when I add ...
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How can I filter a view using a blank multi-line field?

I have a multi-line text field and need to be able to show a view with only items where that field is blank (or functionally blank to a human looking at it). I've tried: field contains "" field ...
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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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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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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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How to Create Folders/Headers with links to view the content list?

Thanks in advance for your help! I don't do programming. I only have SharePoint 2007 owner access. I am trying to mimic the default headers on the side navigation panel. I currently create folders ...
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Custom Content type cannot be seen from remote system

I have 2 SharePoint systems on the network. I have created site with document library, and created custom content types and added them to my document library. Everything works fine on the server ...
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Export table of all versions of list items

Using SharePoint 2007, and I only have client-side access. I can view all versions of each item in a list by using the IncludeVersions parameter as follows: ...
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Can't deploy a custom web part

I'm having problems deploying a web part in Sharepoint 2007. I have the following setup: One WFE, one server where I run and develop SSIS and web part solutions that also has sharepoint installed (I ...
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Uploading picture in mysite: An unrecoverable error has occurred. Please contact your system administrator

I am using sharepoint 2007. I have 1 webapplication and this is my intranet. I have also configured MySite inside this webapplication. When I go to mysite -> my profile -> details, I can upload my ...
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Can Outlook 2007 connect to a calendar in SharePoint 2013 with write privileges?

I have a shared calendar hosted on SharePoint 2013. If I use the connect to Outlook option with Outlook 2007 on a Windows 7 machine, the calendar links. I am not able to write to the calendar from the ...
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Blog post index page - show excerpts only

what would be the best way to only show excerpts (say first 200 words) of the posts on the blog's index page in SP2007? Even better, could we add a field to the blog post to add a custom teaser? ...
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Custom 404 Pages

I have followed Microsoft's instructions for custom 404 pages in SharePoint by setting the web application's FileNotFoundPage property. I am now still getting a 404 error if someone types a site ...