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What is best practice for deploying third party SharePoint 2007 solutions?

I want to know what to look for and what to do (both from a developer and IT admin point of view) before installing a third party solution into a SharePoint 2007 farm? Is there a checklist that I ...
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getting error while importing a site

I exported a site which have many sub sites, and then that sub sites have several sub sites, but getting following error if someone got any idea about it. [16/07/2012 13:47:20]: FatalError: ...
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Custom workflow activity for SP 2007 appears in Designer's action picker but won't add

This is SharePoint 2007. I created a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2008 (using this and a few other blogs as a reference). I deployed it properly, I think. I can go into SharePoint ...
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Deleting Old Versions in a Document Library

I have a Very Large List (~5000 documents) which has been chugging along for about a year. It has had versioning turned on, with major versions, keeping 2 old versions. We're totally restructuring ...
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Multiple workflows across a list versus one workflow iterating the list

I have a process that needs to be run across every element of a list, doing specific things (mostly sending emails) based on several different fields of that item. This operation will always be done ...
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Dynamically setting Default Value in ParameterBinding through Javascript

To make a long story short (too late), we have a dropdownlist that is populated through a list of items. We want to use this dropdownlist to filter the list in a data view web part. This works ...
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Editing default.aspx when Site Actions dropdown is hidden

I have hidden the Site Actions dropdown for a default.aspx page using CSS. Is there a way I can edit this page, either by clicking around somewhere in /_layouts/viewlsts.aspx or some other back page ...
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Menu Navigation in SharePoint 2010

I am in a process of gathering requirements of a portal based on multiple departments using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. I've noticed on some portals where there is a top bar and a tab called ...
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Using SPContext.Current to get public URL of the current zone

I have a single content Web application in the Default zone of my MOSS 2007 farm, which I then extended to the Extranet zone. The default zone web application uses Windows authentication and standard ...
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Cannot find the object “SiteDeletion” because it does not exist

I never came across this error before, I searched google and MSDN but not even one post that explains object "SiteDeletion" Problem is when I run PSCONFIG on SharePoint 2007 server on stage two I get ...
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Delete a WebPart from Web Part Gallery

I am trying to delete a Web Part from WebPart gallery but I don't see it there. The Web Part is available in the list when I try to add a Web Part in the page. This is the first time I am facing this ...
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Creating custom Actions within an Retention Policy

Does anyone know, either via the object model or through xml, if you can create custom actions for a retention policy, which is defined as part of an Information Management Policy? I know that you ...
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Identify moss features from GUID

We are using a site definition and it has 3 feature dependencies that we are struggling to identify: <ActivationDependency FeatureId="7EDD3C9C-8AC6-4ab5-A209-30B5DC422464" /> ...
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Is there a way to only clear a specific item from the recycle bin?

I know I can empty the recycle bin for a site collection with the following: public static bool EmptyRecycleBin(string siteCollection) { try { using ...
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Custom timer job email problem

We have a daily custom timer job that emails a newsletter. Recently newsletters have not been sent and the timer job status has been stuck on "initialized 0%" I have cleared the cache as described in ...
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Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm

Hi As I said in one of my previous question, I have got a virtual Machine Image (VMWARE) for MS server 2003 with MOSS 2007 setup. Where they changed both IP and host name. Following problems I face ...
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Set the Document Template of a Document Library programmatically

I'm cross-posting this question from Stack Overflow. I am creating a Document Library from an event receiver. I would like to change the Document Library to a custom Word document. In the user ...
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Custom workflow: Failed on Start (retrying)

I created a workflow project with WSPBuilder and everything worked fine. I then moved the workflow to our main project and added all needed references. However when I try to couple the workflow I ...
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Restore an individual sharepoint site

We're using Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS). One of our users has deleted a subsite and wants it back - is there any way to restore an individual Sharepoint site from a site collection backup?
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Why can't I update an SPView query?

I'm trying to update a SPView query, it doesn't give any error but it also doesn't update the property (SPView.Query). In SPManager 2007 it works with the resulting query of that code. Can you spot ...
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Display Document Library Folder contents on a different Sharepoint 2007 Site

What I want to do seems incredibly simple, but I am getting nowhere quickly searching and reading about this. I need to list some policy documents on a Sharepoint page on our corporate intranet. ...
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People or group column not working on datasheet view

I am facing an issue related to a custom group mapped to a list column. I have a custom list with a custom column "Responsible" of type "people or groups" with following settings, Allow multiple ...
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Original creation date of word document

I have a word document created in, say, July 10 2010. When i upload it to sharepoint (say August 5, 2010) its creation date vaalue in sharepoint will be in Aug 5, 2010, and i can't find any trace of ...
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No Audience Targeting Option

I wrote a web part that pretty much just grabs info from an announcements list on one site, and redisplays it on another. Everything pretty much works fine except when I edit the web part, in the ...
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(De)Commission SharePoint Database Servers

In our SharePoint Farm, We are running with 2 Database Servers and on which we have 20+ Databases.Now, due to some issues we would like to decommission the existing database servers and commission 2 ...
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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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Changing System Account of Central Admin on MOSS 2007

I've been trying to change the System Account used on my MOSS 2007 with Sharepoint 3.0 Central Admin. I've followed the instruction on this page as instructed but the Central Admin, when opened, still ...
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How to update a Sharepoint 2010 list via an Infopath 2010 client form via a code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp ...
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I've screwed something up in 2007, only in the backend apparently

When I try to "modify all site settings" I get the following error: The file '/_layouts/MasterPages/_controltemplates/Welcome.ascx' does not exist. at ...
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GetFile('URL to layout') returns: The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)

I have made a few HTML files which I intend to use as either email templates or schemas. When I run this code: var t = "Not found!"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(() => { ...
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MOSS 2007 + Visual Studio 2008 : How to I deploy a Visual Studio 2008 Web Application to SharePoint Server 2007

Q1. How to I deploy a Visual Studio 2008 Web Application to SharePoint Server 2007? I notice that there is not much materials on such deployment except for one which mention Visual Studio 2005 (not ...
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How to copy surveys from Sharepoint 2007 to 2010?

We are just preparing to roll out Sharepoint 2010. Is it possible to copy the handfull of surveys we have on SP 2007 to the new server? If so, how can I do it?
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What's happending in the background when you Check-in/Publish

I can see a large file have been uploaded. Now I need to check-in/Publish. Why is it taking long time to check in since the file blob is already in the SP? Then it's finally times out. Any idea?
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SharePoint DateTimeControl not doing post back when the time is changed, it does when we change date

I set SharePoint DateTimeControl's autopostback property to true, but postback only works when I change the date, it doesn't work when I change time. any ideas to make it postback when the time is ...
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How may document libraries are recommended for a site?

I have a document imaging solution that will have a document library for each weekday for scanned in documents. I know that it is recommended not to exceed 2000 items in a document library. Is ...
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How can you add a script reference to a page from a custom webpart?

I'm developing a custom webpart and I'd like to leverage jQuery for some of my client side functionality. I found a few articles that lay out the following technique for adding a script reference to ...
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Error when Customizing Newform.aspx for Discussion Board ('A Folder with the name {0} already exists)

On WSS 3.o I have created an out-of the box Discussion Board called 'dd'. I need to Cusomize the NewForm.aspx. As noted in numerous online articles I deleted the existing ListFormWebpart and inserted ...
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properties.Cancel = true not firing in ItemAdded event

I developed a custom event receiver class that overrides the ItemAdded method after the list item is added I want to make some checks and based on a certain condition I want to delete the added item. ...
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Tasks list: Workflow action: Create New List item

Within my workflow using SPD I am using the "Create New Item" action to create a new Task list item this is fired when a holidayrequest item is created. My problem is I cannot see how to create/store ...
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Add existing list as a lookup column in User Profiles

I'd like to extend my user profile properties in my SSP by adding a new property which would render as a dropdownlist via a lookup column. Is it possible to reference a sharepoint list using a ...
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SharePoint 2007 Antivirus Protection

What antivirus products have you used in SharePoint 2007 (WSS v3 and MOSS 2007) implementations? I've had quite a bit of experience with Forefront Security for SharePoint and its my default ...
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Use a single content database on two web applications

Can we use a single content database on two web applications in SharePoint 2007? I created a new application and a site collection. I want to use my old (existing) content database on the new web ...
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Sharepoint Modified By and Created By are Blank

When any user other than a site collection administrator goes onto a document library or a survey for example they can't see any details in the modified by or the created by columns. I've given the ...
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2007 templates broken in 2013

We're upgrading to SP2013 from 2007 and using 2010 as a stepping stone for the DB upgrade. (This is all out of production, we're building a plan to do production) The problem we're having is that many ...
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Custom action doesn't appear

I have an issue with custom action in SharePoint 2007, basically i have the following custom action declaration: <Elements Id="CF60B88A-783A-44f8-A49D-43659AB51G7E" ...
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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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TimerJob error missing public constructor

I have an issue on my SharePoint 2007 portal, where i created a custom TimerJob, but when I deploy it i get a message: MyTimerJob cannot be deserialized because it does not have a public default ...
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Webpart properties getting empty after IIS Reset

I created a custom visual user control webpart property for my SharePoint webpart. The property has a textbox which is getting empty after an IIS reset. Can anyone tell me how to solve this issue ...
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The type is not registered as safe “Custom Actions”

I am trying to create a custom actions using wsp builder, My folder structure is something like this, Now when I try to deploy solution nothing comes up however I get this error in my ULS log, ...