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Any reason not to create a new content database for each site collection?

When creating a site collection in stsadm there are 2 commands I could use: createsite and createsiteinnewdb, where the latter creates a new content database for the site collection. Reading around ...
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Change default content type dynamically (SharePoint 2007)

I don't know if this is possible, i don't have coding knowledge (no access to code either) nor SharePoint Designer. I have a Choice field in a custom list with 5 different statuses and 5 different ...
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Calculated Columns - calculating due date from 2 different columns

I have a list with mandatory training. One training course has to be completed, but is a one off course, so not calculation for a due date to retrain. The other course has to be completed 2 years ...
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Restrict access to edit some content types on a list Sharepoint 2007

I know you can´t set permissions on a content type level but here is what i want to acomplish, maybe someone can help me out (i don´t have Designer, admin access or code knowledge). I have a list ...
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SharePoint 2007 passwords stop working

My work uses an old SharePoint 2007 site. Periodically, it will start rejecting some users' passwords, but not all. Currently, our SharePoint is linked to our Active Directory. So, it's my ...
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Upgrade MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013

I am running a MOSS 2007 farm as described: 1 Web Front End Server (IIS 7, Win 2008) 1 Application Server (IIS 7, Win 2008) 1 SQL Server (Win 2008) Content: 1.5 TB across ~3500 site collections ...
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How can I generate a custom ICS that includes attendees?

I have a custom list that has some workflow involved and once an item has been approved it should generate (for the end user) an outlook invitation to send that includes attendees, some item ...
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Syncing Outlook calendar with a SharePoint calendar

I'm trying to sync a SharePoint calendar with an Outlook calendar. SharePoint has the connect to Outlook option and all. I did that, I was also able to copy all the events from Outlook into SharePoint ...
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One user is unable to open in explorer/view in datasheet

One member of my team has lost the ability to open in explorer view and view in datasheet. Just randomly, and we cannot work out why. All settings are matching of his machine is matching with mine. ...
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How to delete more then one record in view

I am trying to delete more then records but I am not sure how, I know in SharePoint 2010 you can edit in datasheet view and easily delete them but how do I do it in 2007?
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MOSS 2007 scopes in a custom-built advanced search page

I'm attempting (futilely) to create a custom advanced search page for my department's SharePoint site. I've been using this article as a guide, ...
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Is there a maximum number of entries for the Navigation Editing and Sorting control?

Is there an upper limit to the number of item that are displayed in the Navigation Editing and Sorting control in the ‘Site Navigation Settings’ page? I have 49 items in the global Navigation and 54 ...
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How to display Version in Excel export of document library?

The AllItems view of a document library shows the document version in the Version column, for example at: http://mySite.com/sites/mySite/library/Forms/AllItems.aspx But when I export the list to ...
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Button to save then refresh on the Editform.aspx page

I am working in SP Designer 2007. I have an issue where I would like to update the editform.aspx but allow the user to keep working on the form. My thought was I could do a save then reload, but it ...
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Create slider from list items

Is it possible to create a slider from items in a sharepoint list? What I have here so far is only a web part which shows one list item at a time and by clicking the 'arrow' it will navigate through ...
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Arrange content source by content database

As per this question when we move site collections around, they drop from the search results. Our last full crawl took over 8 days and while that's happening we don't get incremental results which ...
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Restrict list permissions on Assigned not Created

I want to have a list restrict permissions based on who it is assigned to, not who created it so i can pre-populate data with a workflow. Is this possible?
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Error while creating list item via SOAP-UI

I am trying to add new item to list, this is request <soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope" xmlns:soap1="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/"> ...
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Moving site to new SSP - what are the implications?

We have a MOSS 2007 installation which I try to do a little as possible with as every time we have an issue with it we are completely dumbfounded, but hey this is my job :) We have a situation where ...
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Get all the versions of files and metadata from a MOSS 2007 document library

Is there a best practise to get all document versions with metadata from 2007 doc lib on Windows Server 2003? data is not migrated to another SharePoint! It will be transfered to other platform and ...
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Custom permissions on list or view in SharePoint 2007

I need to create a custom view on a SharePoint 2007 custom list. Here is the use case. We have a list for HR Performance Management. Employees will fill out the list form to start the process. No one ...
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Export to excel not showing all rows

We have a very large list and a user is exporting a filtered view to Excel, the view has 18,000 items, give or take, and he is only getting 16,000 items exactly I want to know if it is a problem with ...
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BRAG status for task list status - Words not Icons

Hi I'd like to ask a question as I've been struggling with this for some time now. The scenario is a I have a task list. and I want to add a simple BRAG status, I’m not looking for icons at this ...
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Customize document library EditForm.aspx to display Error/Exception

I am writing an ItemUpdating event receiver for a document library in MOSS 2007 (yes, I am still on that version!) and need to bake in some validation. If the validation fails or if an exception is ...
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ASP.NET application under SharePoint website

The Default Web Site on my Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7 is running MOSS 2007 (SharePoint). Since I want users to feel like they are still on the portal, I created a similarly branded ASP.NET web ...
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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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Where can I obtain MS14-22 security update for SharePoint 2007?

I have a MOSS installation that I am trying to bring up from version 12.0.6679.5001 to 12.0.6690.5000, which as I understand is the highest possible version for SharePoint 2007 (I need to reach this ...
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How to set a person/group field in UpdateListItems [closed]

I'm trying to use a web service call in Nintex Workflow to add a new item to a list. I'm using the web service because the user only has read permissions to the list. What syntax is needed to set ...
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Updating from Sharepoint 2007 to 2013 with focus specifically on workflows, need help on the changes

So for example does sharepoint 2013 have the capability to validate against thresh hold amounts e.g budget = £3000 but request goes for 3.500, will it be able to validate that we have exceeded the ...
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Confirming that a user has read SharePoint content

I'm setting up a sharepoint site for many users that have to read certain bits of infomation every month. How do I set it up that I get confimation that the users has read the information. It needs to ...
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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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Can't open Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration

Hiii...i'm new on this sharepoint. i have installed project server 2007 in my windows 2003 server. it works previously but yesterday after i installed some microsoft updates, i can't open sharepoint ...
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MOSS Search is not crawling new items Error 6482

We have a medium farm 2 WFEs and Index/Query server. The Indexer stopped crawling new items, and we are getting the following even ID: Event Type: Error Event Source: Office SharePoint Server Event ...
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Download Many files and folders from SharePoint when on a mac

I have a higher up user who is attempting to download a lot of files from SharePoint. Unfortunately he is on a Mac computer so Windows explorer view is unavailable. I have not been able to find ...
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Get the current user and perform list ID lookup from result

I need to lookup the current user's login name, then use the result to get the ID of a list item that has a column containing that login name. I'm still brand new to javascript, so the code below ...
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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 ...
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Duplicate a custom column with all content

first some background: I need to create a feature using xslt (for a Data Summary webpart) that filters for a column being empty; unfortunately this column is defined as multiple lines of text, ...
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custom SPD workflow not working after server restart -'Failed on Start (retrying) '

MOSS 2007 WSS 3.0 Have an Infopath form library with custom SPD workflow which worked beautifully until the server was restarted.I can create basic workflows against this form library that will send ...
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What happens to a SharePoint Designer workflow when I delete the item it is running on?

I have a workflow on a document library I created in SharePoint Designer 2007. The workflow will pause for a long period, perhaps 90 days or more). What happens to the workflow if the document is ...
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drag and drop sharepoint 2007

When I go to upload a document in my environment I get the normal browse to upload the document. Yet when someone else does it they get the drag and drop functionality. It's not a webpart but ...
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Migration / Upgrade to 2010 from 2007 failing

I'm attempting to upgrade a 2007 content db to 2010 using db attach. I'm hoping that someone who has experienced similar issues while migrating can help me identify how to address problems that are ...
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how to check current value of UploadReadAheadSize [closed]

Is there any way I can find out what's the current value or file size limit of UploadReadAheadSize for IIS on windows server 2003.
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Missing some SharePoint Workflows MOSS 2007

We have an OOB SharePoint workflow on MOSS 2007 site. The workflow is added to a Content type which is used on a library. So when we check the running workings there are 56 workflows that are in ...
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Microsoft Visio viewer cannot open the specified url or file

While opening a Visio diagram with vdx extension in Sharepoint 2007 shows the following error Microsoft Visio viewer cannot open the specified url or file in local environment and while trying ...
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ERROR: Record fields have not been set up by the administrator

VERY new to Sharepoint and have been tasked to figure out the issue with one of the sharepoint sites. On the "home" screen or "main" screen we're getting the following error: "Record fields have not ...
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Upgrading Sharepoint 2007 sp1 to sp2

I want to upgrade our Sharepoint server from SP1 to SP2, as we are trying to upgrade Our Sp 2007 to SP 2013. Can any one tell me how much downtime it will take to upgrade SP 2007 SP1 to SP2?
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Export 2007 list and import to 2013

I have a giant list in a sharepoint 2007 site. I want to move it over to my 2013 site I'm creating. I've been exporting to excel then using the import excel app. However, the list has pdf attachments ...
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Can't pull RSS feeds from external SharePoint site

My environment consists of SharePoint 2007 and the other server is owned by a different organization. Their SP server is either 2007 or 2010. There is no proxy set up on our end and I can get RSS ...
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Date and Time column with different formatting

Good day! Sharepoint 2007. I've got a column [Date] with text data which contains dates with different formatting: yyyy-mm-dd and yyyy, as some documents do not have month and days registered. I'm ...
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Crawl Search SharePoint 2007

On our Crawl Rules we have excluded the following: *://*allitems.aspx *://*editform.aspx *://*dispform.aspx *://*my-sub.aspx *://*mod-view.aspx However on our search result it's still included, ...