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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: siteURL/...
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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 SPSite(...
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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 matter)....
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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: ...
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MOSS 2007 SPItemEventProperties values of fields accessed via display name or internal name

I need to access the before and after field values for the list item corresponding to an event receiver in MOSS 2007. The name of the field is Annual Salary and the InternalName is Annual_x0020_Salary....
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How do you put a hyperlink into a multiline text field?

When typing text into a multiline rich text field, I want to put some hyperlinks in. How do I do that?
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SP Designer 2007 - Conditional statement order

I've created a conditional statement in a SPD 2007 Workflow which has the following logic: IF 1 AND 2 AND 3 OR 4 I want this code to be understood as: IF 1 AND 2 AND (3 OR 4) However it is ...
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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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Deploy/bind event receivers to lists in single feature

I need to develop and deploy an event receiver (A) to a specific document library <1> and another event receiver (B) to another specific email-enabled document library <2>; both document ...
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InfoPath 2007 into SharePoint 2007 Form Library columns not updating

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that I have created as a content type and attached to a form library. The content type has some specific fields that should be populated when I have completed the form and ...
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Migrate Chart Web Part from SP 2007 to O365

I am doing sharepoint migration from 2007 to O365. I have chart web part in 2007 which is exactly in this link. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/cc300164(v=office.12).aspx I want ...
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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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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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Customize the Ownership email in a task list when assigned to a person SP2007

Is there an easy way to customize the generated emails that sends whenever i assign an item in a task list? i need to remove the link that goes to the list and the one to modify the personal alerts......
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Button to automate creation of an item in a list and a custom view in another Sharepoint 2007

I'd like to somehow automate the following tasks clicking a button: Launch NewForm in a list (Orders). When the item is created I want to create a new custom view in another list (Order), showing ...
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Hide everything but the Edit item button in Display Form SharePoint 2007

I need a javascript code to hide everything but the Edit Item button in the display form, i tried with CSS but it hides the entire row of buttons.
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Can I delete Wss_Adminservice.log file from my MOSS server?

I want to delete Wss_Adminservice.log from my MOSS as it "consumes more storage on disk". All I need to know is that whether deleting this file creates any problem with server or server works fine ...
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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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Hide Content Type Field in EditForm SharePoint 2007

I am trying to hide the content type field in the edit form. I know it can be done with jquery but i don't really know which *.js file i need, where do i store that *.js file and what code do i put in ...
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Export Active users list from SharePoint 2007

At my workplace, our intranet is currently running on sharepoint 2007 server. So we are planning to migrate this to sharepoint 2013 farm using a third-party tool. I wanted to find out how many active ...
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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 ...