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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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Why we need to do IIS Reset after adding a template

I added a template using, STSADM -o addtemplate -filename "C:\Stalker\BaleeeBaleee.stp" -title "YouBreakLive" I can see it in Central Administration in "Custom" site templates when I try to create ...
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Web.Config changes to extended sites programatically

How can you add web.config changes to Extended sites programatically? SPWebConfigModification class does this for both the Main web application and extended web application. I want to do it only for ...
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DateTime list column with 1 minute increments

How can I change the time portion of a date time column to have 1 minute increments? When you create a coulmn by default it shows 5 minute increments, but I need to be able to use 1 minute increments. ...
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Get total size of attached files on all list items in SharePoint 2007with PowerShell v2.0

Using Powershell, I have to get the total size of all attached files on all list items for a generic list. I tried using the function below but this displays the total length of names for the attached ...
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Content deployment un-hiding navigation items?

SharePoint 2007 Enterprise, SP2, no post-SP2 CUs. We have a pretty standard staging -> production content deployment job that runs nightly to move over any new or modified content that had been ...
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Language support for Help Desk application template

I am trying to add a new language support to one of the application templates, specifically Help Desk application template. Simply changing the column names crashes the application. The wsp file for ...
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Better to try to reuse built-in site columns, or create your own?

I'm creating a client content type. One of the properties I want to store for each client is their postcode. I could create my own site column, say Client Postcode. But there's also a site column ...
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Why is Session State disabled in SharePoint by default?

Why is Session State disabled in SharePoint by default? Does it not make use of session in any feature of SharePoint at all? If so then which features require session?
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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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Cannot check out documents anymore

Our WSS3 document libraries no longer prompt to check out. I've confirmed check out is required for editing, and I've tried a new library. We're getting the same results. I also check the ...
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User Accounts Disappearing From SP Groups

We've been running into a bizarre scenario and I'm at a complete loss. I'm a site collection admin for my division's portal. We're on a shared internal company-wide MOSS server, and I have no access ...
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WCF: SPWeb.Update() throws NullReferenceException (eventually)

We have a custom WCF based service for automating some common tasks within our SharePoint 2007 environment. There is an issue with a piece of code that modifies the title of a SharePoint web. The ...
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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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SharePoint 2007/2010 Custom Access Request Page

Does anyone know were to start to create a custom Access Request Page or how to modify the default behavior. We would like to use our own workflow behind the Access Approval for a specific site ...
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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 to remove “orphaned” users from a site collection?

We recently performed a domain migration where we migrated several forests and domains into a single domain. From speaking to the AD admins, this was done using a tool from Quest and it maintained SID ...
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In MOSS 2007, how to sort a list by a total/aggregate?

I have a basic issue tracking list with a few columns, let's say Application, Title, Created By, and Task Priority. My list is grouped by Application and I am performing a Total (Average) on Task ...
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Identifying duplicate documents

The search results webpart has a boolean property which can be used to configure whether "duplicate" results should be returned. Looking at documents, when is a document A considered to be a ...
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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Sharepoint 2007 farm performance goes down?

Our sharepoint 2007 farm is not working properly and we are facing a huge performance hit, some times it throws an unexpected error too. What all are the points to check? i.e like Depth of the ...
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“Your search cannot be completed because of a service error” issue with “All content” scope

I have several search scopes set up in Search Administration, one of which is the default All Content scope which includes everything but items with a contentclass of SPSPeople. On my advanced search ...
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Update a list item in moss2007

i have a list with Column name Reported By.It is a choice field.When adding a new item to the list the current user name also should be added to the Reported By column's field.It should be the first ...
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How do you change the slide master in a slide library using Sharepoint 2007 and Powerpoint 2007?

I'm using a slide library in sharepoint 2007 in combination with powerpoint 2007. When I want to create a new presentation by using a slide that is stored in sharepoint I get a little problem. Copy ...
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What needs to be fixed with this custom alert template?

I've customized alert notification template for Announcements list. Here is custom code: <Immediate> <Subject> <Switch> <Expr> <GetVar ...
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Explorer view showing incorrect dates for document library files [closed]

We have a bit of a weird problem, and I am baffled. Incorrect dates in windows explorer: We map N: drives to document libraries, by using the following command: net use n: ...
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How to check if a user exists in a group

How can i check if a user (not the current user) exists in a group. The SPGroup object allows to check if the current user is member of the group, but there is no method that checks if a SPUser given ...
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How well does SharePoint support mobile devices?

Has anyone experience of setting up MOSS 2007 to optimise for mobile devices? How can I get up to speed on support for mobile devices? What does Sharepoint offer out of the box? (would some kind ...
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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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SPItemEventReceiver ItemAdding - Differentiate between a file and a folder

I've setup a custom event receiver. The purpose of my event receiver is to stop people from uploading any file type except PDF's. Right now my code looks like this: if ...
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Exporting sites to a new content database

I have one site collection and it has grown to almost 500GB, i want to move one of our departments to a new site collection. It contains 5 sub-sites and in total about 200GB of content, so the end ...
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What are the best wiki options for SharePoint

We are using MOSS 2007 enterprise. Can anyone recommend a good wiki solution for us to use? all the best
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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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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 document an entire sharepoint site?

I have been given the task of documenting my MOSS 2007 site. What is the best way to go about documenting an entire sharepoint site?
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Scrolling through list items one by one

I have an announcements list and instead of displaying all announcements at the same time, there may be quite a few, I want to scroll through them one by one. Outside of SharePoint there are quite a ...
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Memory Leak is it?

I have this small chunk of code and I can't understand why it's taking soo memory. static void Main(string[] args) { using (SPSite mySite = new ...
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Remove “Download a Copy” from Sub Menu

I am not allow to modify the core.js so that's not my option. I am allow to add a content editor. I just need to remove the "Download a Copy" from submenu. (this is just for a particular library). The ...
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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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Updating “Editor” or “Modified By” without changing timestamp

We changed domains and I need to updated the User fields in all lists and libraries to reflect the new domain accounts. (I know that stsadm.exe -o migrateuser will mostly handle this but since it ...
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Structuring wiki pages with templates in SharePoint 2007

I need to create a custom template for SharePoint 2007 wiki pages. With ability to add multiple web parts zones on Wiki Page. Is it possible to do that, as I have read from online that wiki pages in ...
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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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Warm-up scripts for MOSS/WSS

I'm looking for a comprehensive guide to creating and using warm-up scripts for a SharePoint installation (WSS/MOSS). How do i create one? What should be in it? What not? How does it get run after ...
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Upload documents to an external fileshare using SP 2007

Due to storage limitations within our portal environment, a user's request to have a sp 2007 list that could potential grow to 100 gbs with our documents is not possible to implement. Therefore, I'm ...
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Solution package for a specific webapplication

I have created a solution package using the makecab tool that contains a feature and a DLL which will be installed on the GAC. Its getting deployed globally however I want to deploy it for specific ...
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Webpart Page as Document Template (SP 2007)

I am trying to create a custom content type where the Document Template is a webpart page with multiple webparts already on it. My problem is, I created a page in a page library, saved a copy of that ...
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SharePoint 2007 Preventing Funky Characters in Web.Config

We're not exactly sure what's causing this issue but our web.config in one of our Shared Services Providers just appeared to randomly have several funky "square like" characters. Does anyone know why ...
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Deploying custom page into the pages library using a feature in SharePoint 2007?

I have a custom page and want deploy it into the pages library of the site using a feature in SharePoint 2007. Whenever the activated the page should added into the pages library and should removed on ...
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How to Mirror a SharePoint 2007 Farm to another Server

I'm working on a large, enterprise-scale project for a gov't agency and as part of our disaster recovery effort, we need to mirror a SharePoint 2007 farm to another server. Both servers are exactly ...
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Custom field type won't postback

I've been trying to build a custom field type. It's basically a set of cascading dropdowns, where the values of the second dropdown are taken from another list based on the selected value in the first ...