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Possible to pause for less than 1 minutes for SharePoint Workflow?

I was wondering if it is possible to have my workflow wait for less than 1 minutes (e.g. 30 seconds?)
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How to copy web part pages?

I have an aspx page with a half dozen web parts on it (Area1Estimates). I'd like to create a copy of this (Area2Estimates) and then just go in make some very minor changes to the parameters on the web ...
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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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How do use RTE_ConvertTextAreaToRichEdit() function in a customized aspx page in SharePoint 2007

How do use RTE_ConvertTextAreaToRichEdit() function in a customized aspx page in SharePoint 2007? I tried using a Javascript cleditor together with SPServices but could not get my data inside the ...
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When to use application pages (aspx) versus web parts?

I'm struggling with this question at the moment... Basically I'm pulling a set of data out of a DB table related to our LOB application, listing it, and then want to click through from this list to ...
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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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Customizing application.master

Whats the best way to customize application.master Master Page without going into the "Microsoft's Unsupported Environment" state?
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Does Anyone Any freeware/open source PDF converter we can use with sharepoint 2007

We currently using Active PDF software in our farm, which converts documents into pdf and merge them using our K2 back end coding, however I am looking for something easier, well doesn't matter even ...
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What is the formula for calculated field to calculate the milliseconds of the field “Created” in SharePoint 2007

In SharePoint 2007 List, there is a field (or column) called "Created". It contain the date in which a item is created. I want to create any field, a calculated field, to help me calculate the ...
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Any good books on SharePoint interact with JQuery?

Any good books on SharePoint that interact with JQuery?
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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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SharePoint 2007 - Users losing data in excel files

We have a SharePoint 2007 in our environment and our users are reporting that they will make changes to excel files and will go back the next day and the changes will be gone. This happens randomly ...
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Sum columns based on 'type' column

I need to sum a column based off of a 'type' column. For example, I have four items and two columns, Type 1 | val Type 1 | val Type 2 | val Type 2 | val I need the sum of all Type 1 items, ...
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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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How can resolve Error: “Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SPGridView” SharePoint 2010?

Following error comes when creating a WebPart In sharePoint 2010 Server. Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the user code wrapper's Execute method in the partial trust app domain: ...
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How Can Can I Disable Verbose Logging?

I tried to disable verbose logging through Central Administration (SharePoint 2007) however it is not getting updated, still it is using Verbose, what would be the reason and how to fix this? Do I ...
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SharePoint Search: Exclude lists and listitems from search results

I'm very new to MOSS 2007 search and just started playing around with the configuration. At the moment the index contains nearly everything a site has to offer. After testing the search on my ...
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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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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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How can I list all workflows and associations?

How can I list all workflows and associations? I can find the number through the workflows page in the site collection administration, but i need to find the associations of each... This is for MOSS ...
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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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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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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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how to check if a webpart already exists on a page or not

I am adding three webparts with different titles to a given page url, but I need to check if webpart is already on page or not, here is the code i am using atm to add webpart to the page. using ...
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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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ItemUpdating event receiver method yielding COMException in MOSS 2007

I implemented an event receiver and attached it to a MOSS 2007 document library. I overrode the synchronous itemUpdating method and perform some validation before letting the update operation proceed. ...
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Hide top navigation links in displayform, editform Sharepoint 2007

Everytime you open an item you can see navigation links on top of the page that lets you go back to the list. Is there a way to hide those links? (screenshots below)
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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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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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How to update a SharePoint 2010 list via an InfoPath 2010 client form using 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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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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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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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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How do I determine where a content type is being used?

Months ago I made a content type that inherits from the Announcement type. I thought I put it in just three sites to test the content query web part, but I can't delete the type. How can I see which ...
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MOSS 2007 + ContentDB size ~500GB = Performance Issues

Have an old MOSS2007 "mammonth" on SQL 2008, which have performance issues. IIS often crashes and gives "Unknown error". It is a two-tier Farm with Database on one server and WFE+App.Server on the ...
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Javascript to: get username, lookup id in list, then update list item

I have a pretty complex task I need to perform in Sharepoint, but I'm a total beginner when it comes to JavaScript! Here's what I need to do: I have a list on my site that is basically a database of ...