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uploading to sharepoint library using mapped network drive causes “Access Denied”

A user has "collaborate" permission a sharepoint library; through the web UI the user can upload documents, but when using the Windows Explorer view or a mapped network drive she gets a "Access ...
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SPListItem.Tasks always empty

I have a custom sharepoint (2007) list (named testlist) on which I attached a test workflow (built with sharepoint designer 2007 and named testwf), which only task defined in the 'Actions' section at ...
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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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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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How to trouble shoot the SharePoint 2007 Farm Performance Issue?

Issue: It is taking more than 250ms to respond also sometime it throws DB connectivity Error, throws low memory alerts every now and then. Environment Details: In our SharePoint 2007 Farm, ...
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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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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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Search results disappearing for moved site collections

In line with Microsoft's recommendation to keep content databases on SharePoint 2007 under 100Gb, we often move site collections to different content databases to balance the load. However, we have ...
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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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Collect data from user: custom email

Within my workflow I am using the 'Collect Data from user'. I want to send a custom email (by turning of alerts on the Task list) and using the Send Email action. My problem is I want to send a link ...
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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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Get user from sharepoint group and redirect

My requirement is when someone login to site and if he belong to 'owner' group it need to redirect immediately to specific site and if he belong to member group then need to navigate/redirect to same ...
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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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Calculated Column [Today] work around?

Ive been doing alot of reading into getting [Today] to work within a calculated column but im starting to wonder if theres a better solution staring me in the face Basically we have an asset register ...
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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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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, ...
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How to customize the header titles of the List Views web part without renaming the List?

Suppose I have a List 'Pending registrations' as shown below. Using the List View web part, it will display the following header titles such as 'Title', 'User' and 'Status'. Are there ways to rename ...
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where are all Web/Site template( Not Site Definitions) kept on hard drive

I know all site definitions are being kept at 12hive/Template/SiteTemplates.... but where are all web templates kept on hard disk that I see in Site Template Gallery.. its some how related to this ...
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how to Find Template Name that has been used while creating a new Site Collection

I have like tens of custom Site definitions, so when I try to create a new site collection I select a template name, let say "ABCD 2020 DEVELOPMENT ISSUE SOLVED" and create a new site based on this ...
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knowledge areas of SharePoint 2007 Developer & book that covers every single thing a developer needs to know

I am working on SharePoint 2007 for last 9 months by working on tasks given by management, everyday I come across new things or more like discover new things, can anyone recommend me a book that will ...
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How to detect the document has changed in a document library in SharePoint 2007

I have a SharePoint 2007 document library of Word and Excel documents with several approval workflows associated with it. My question is whether it is possible at all to know whether it was the list ...
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Publishing page edit link

I have a need to throw down a link in the right side bar of my page that will allow the user to put the page into edit mode. The edit page link in the site actions menu seems to do a postback to get ...
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What do you use for your internal documentation?

I've been tasked with creating an internal documentation system that lives within SharePoint. I've considered a wiki for this however the Wiki Library on MOSS is limited to the point of being unusable ...
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C# save/submit to sharepoint from infopath [closed]

I have tried this.Submit(), this.Save(), but neither seem to actually work. Is there a simple way of doing this? I have also tried using a submit button and then using custom rules for that, but still ...
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Treating underscore as delimiter in SharePoint search results

What is the best way to treat an underscore "_" as a delimiter in a SharePoint 2007 environment (MOSS2007 Enterprise)? For example, if we have got files that are named PricingConditions_UK_2011.docx, ...
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Filter webpart on the Search Page

Basically, I am Sharepoint administrator and my bad time have to create/introduce a Filter webpart on the search page Expectations are I have a custom List with 10+ columns (like CustomerID, ...
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Solution deploying 'succesfully', yet doesn't..

MOSS 2007 :) I am having problems deploying a webpart.. This webpart was successfully installed and deployed on a similar environment with no problems. However when trying to deploy it in its ...
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How To Create Custom Site Map Provider in MOSS

I need to create a custom sitemap provider for a sharepoint 2007 site.Can anyone send me links which can help me to create custom sitemap providers, I need some simple examples. ThankYou
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Reading from Text File in _layouts folder C#

I'm running into a problem while trying to read from a text file I have stored in my _layouts/myaspapp folder. I've tried everything I've been able to find on the web, but will always either get a ...
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Filtering in Linked Sources using the QueryString as paramters in CAML(Select Command) and not XSLT filtering

Did anybody tried Filtering Linked Data Sources using the QueryString as paramters in CAML (Select Command) and not XSLT filters AggregateDataSource with Parameter ...
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Access denied when adding web application features programmatically

My goal is to programmatically activate a Web Application scoped feature. I'm running this code from a feature receiver of a Web scoped feature. I'm logged in as a Farm Administrator. My app pool ...
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How to modify a Wiki Site Page layout

We are looking to see if we can leverage a WIKI to advertise sections of our governance plan to the end user community. Right now with a WIKI we get the option to add web parts to the bottom of the ...