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Added server to MOSS 2007 farm and it is redirecting to first one

I installed MOSS 2007 on a new 2008 R2 server and added it to the farm successfully. When I go to the server name in a browser it redirects me to the old server, if I use fiddler I see it do a 302 ...
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User cannot add an image to a publishing page

One of our users is editing a publishing page. She has full controll of both the page and the image library that she wants to use. Still, when she try to add an image ("Edit Picture" under Page Image ...
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Can I create the default SharePoint 2010 page for an upgraded content DB?

I moved from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Foundations and will be moving to 2013 after. There was a lot of customization done in 2007 and I am trying to put it back to default where possible. I had ...
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MOSS 2007 migration to SP 2010 foundation (The file or folder name contains characters that are not permitted)

I just migrated from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 foundations. I installed SharePoint on server and used a separate SQL server. I did get some errors during upgrade due to webparts/assemblies/features ...
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Best way of getting SPWeb in Event Receiver [Best Practices]

what would be the best way of getting SPWeb and List in context below, specially when list title can be different for different cultural websites, private bool ...
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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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MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013

I am very excited for my current work as I am migrating moss 2003 to SharePoint 2013.Can any one help me is there any way to directly migrate with out any tools or Is there windows explorer view ...
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Workflow cancelled by admin SharePoint 2007

I am currently trying to build an IT Helpdesk using a basic workflow. I am using SharePoint 2007 with windows server 2003. The workflow that I built creates a dynamic string to organize the help ...
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How to export .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 Farm

I want to download/export all .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 farm in order to deploy them again on new environment. How can i export or download .wsp files? I don't want to extract .wsp ...
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Text in Datasheet view defaults to black highlighting (can datasheet view be configured at all?)

I'm not overly experienced with Sharepoint, but usually my Google-fu is pretty good...until now. Office 2007, SP 2007, Win7/Vista environment, I am a subsite administrator. When viewing a ...
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SharePoint 2007 - switch to IE7 document mode in edit mode, EDGE in display mode

Our company intranet runs on SharePoint 2007. We use IE11 to browse. I want to add HTML5/CSS3 content to the site, but unfortunately when viewing in document modes IE8+, a lot of system functionality ...
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Not working javascript: Dropdown menu filtering a List (Sharepoint 2007)

I have a list with multiple MenuTypes (MenuA, MenuB) I use a dropdown menu to filter these lists. I get an info from the active directory, so I can filter which menuType will be shown to the user. ...
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Migrating a feature based list from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013

I am looking for a way to upgrade a site collection from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. What I have already discovered is that I can follow the process of upgrading my content database to 2010 ...
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Issues editing Sharepoint 2007 on a Mac

I've just had a MacBook Pro with Yosemite set up for work, I regularly edit our company SharePoint site which runs on SharePoint 2007 but having trouble doing this compared to using IE on the work ...
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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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SP 2007 - Make picture library thumbnail unclickable

SP 2007 / Moss: I have a picture library where I want to show the thumbnail in the list view but make it unclickable. Right now when I click on it, it goes to the display form. When I go into the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Migration from 2007 and 2010

I have some data in MOSS 2007 and some in SharePoint 2010. I am planning to migrate to SharePoint 2013. The amount of data is around 50GB. I don't want the entire content DB. I am planning to use a ...
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Why can't users see library items that were created prior to them being given access permissions?

I am new to SharePoint and need a bit of help. We are currently using SharePoint 2007, Moss 2007 etc. My question is this: Why can't users see library items that were created prior to them being ...
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Why EventCache table size is huge

I have a MOSS publishing site. Content is quite small. I noticed that content database size is now 5GB without any significant content changes made. Using a script to show the tables' sizes, I noticed ...
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Unable to save changes in Datasheet View

We have a custom list that we are trying to edit in Datasheet view and are getting the following error when the next row is clicked: Another user has changed the structure of this list. All your ...
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; or , in calculated columns

The separator is related to the language settings. Rule of thumb: of the decimal separator is a . (dot) then the parameter separator is a , (comma) So most non-english languages have the , (comma) ...
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Could not load type custom from assembly custom SharePoint 2007

Recently I tried to add a aspx page by copying existing page and rename it with desired name. I was able to successfully deploy it but now the original page from which I copied is not rendering it is ...
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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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InfoPath 2007 Client form does not open on my machine

We have a moss2007 site with form libraries having client infopath forms published directly to it. When I click on new in the form library i receive the following error. Form template: ...
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Creating website errror “The security validation for this page is invalid”

I have issu with the creating a website, the error says: "The security validation for this page is invalid" SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite site = new ...
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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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Export files from Sharepoint 2007. Without stsadm(?)

I want to export all documents from a sharepoint 2007 without have to import them to a new site. I've used the STSADM command and obviously got stuck with 50k .dat files. What i've understood i cant ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 - Workflow step with multiple if conditions

I've got a SharePoint list with multiple fields for names - they don't all need to contain names. I want to set up a workflow to have: if name1 is not empty { do this } if name2 is not empty { do ...
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SharePoint 2007 issue with Excel editable file link

I have an excel file that it editable by my team so it can be saved under the same file name. I recently created a link to it from another site, but it is not editable (it can't be checked out) so ...
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How do I find the Lists folder on our website?

First off, I have almost no experience with Sharepoint and some limited experience with websites. I do have programming experience in Python, as well as some VB.Net and C#. We have a Sharepoint ...
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Passing contact from Sharepoint (2007) to Infopath (2007) form

I want to automate the creation of a form that includes several fields that are passed from other Sharepoint lists. So far I've managed to accomplish the task through the use of promoted fields and a ...
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Sharepoint Designer workflow very slow to start

I am designing a list with one workflow associated to it and the workflow does pretty much all the logic and has quite a few steps.. like ~20 steps. The workflow is set to start as soon as a new item ...
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Setting colors to list items of a column in Moss 2007

My req: I have a column called status and I want to set the colors to the columns values based and not the entire row. So if status is 'approved' then set the approved value to color green..etc. I ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Datasheet View

I have read and read and read many sites on this and I have read a bunch from this site. I have a user that can't use datasheet view mode. The user was having an issue with not being able to export to ...
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Connecting Web part to external Database

I'm trying to connect a web-part running in SharePoint 2007 site to an external Sql Server 2005 database. I get a System.Secutity.SecurityException with "Request Failed" message when I attach debugger ...
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Best Practices for Deploying Timer jobs in Server Farm Environments with multiple WFE

I've a timer job which I want to run only once per day, for the entire farm. How do I Deploy it in a multiple WFE environment? Do I run the stsadm -o deploysolution command in every WFE, or just the ...
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Failed to apply web.config mods through central admin

I’m trying to set the authentication provider for a newly created web site (Application Management -> Authentication Providers). I try to set it to either Forms or Windows (the setting doesn’t ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based upon Smart ...
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Restrict search to one field in a content type?

How can I restrict the SharePoint search to only search against one field for a content type. I can create a scope for the content type but how do I go about restricting the search to just the one ...
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Prevent update of SharePoint document library item when clicking [OK] button in Edit Form

I am developing a SharePoint (2007) document library item event receiver to force the user to click on the [Cancel] button instead of the [OK] button in the Edit Form (EditForm.aspx), since clicking ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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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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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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Cannot edit members of a provider - ,MOSS Forms Based Authentication

I have a MOSS web app using both Windows and Forms Authentication. I see that there is a Members group that can be edited for the forms users. It's server 2003, IIS 6, so I go to the properties of ...
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CAML query results multiple row for people picker field with multiple value in SharePoint webservices

Below is the SharePoint web service I am using to get list items from a SharePoint 2007 calendar list. The calendar list has a people picker field which can have more than one user. Now as I run the ...
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Copy document to document library in another site with meta-data

I have implemented an event receiver on a SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) document library, to perform certain validations via the itemUpdating method and to copy the document to a document library in another ...
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Best practice for calling web service from Sharepoint List Item Event Receiver

What is the recommended way to introduce the invocation of an ASP.NET web service from a SharePoint list item event receiver (specifically, a MOSS 2007 document library)? I don't want to tightly ...
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Get Identification/Configuration from server in Workflow

I am working in a system where changes in lists will trigger a workflow, which will call an external system (a Java WildFly/JBoss server). That system will connect to Sharepoint through WebServices to ...
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Risk in inheriting from “Event” content type?

I'm looking to inherit from the Event content type (0x0102) to enrich the meta data associated with calendar items. OOTB it's hidden but I've found many blog posts talking about how to get round this ...
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How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...