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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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Bulk print in MOSS 2007

I have a MOSS 2007/WSS 3.0 Site that acts as a document repository. There is a search web part that displays results in the form of a grid. Each item has a checkbox, User can select multiple documents ...
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How to add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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Prevent _vti_bin/owssvr.dll? from displaying the 'item type' and 'path' column

The Situation I have a button that call http://mywebsite.com/subsite/_vti_bin/owssvr.dll?CS=109&Using=_layouts/query.iqy&List={LIST_ID_REMOVED}&View={VIEW_ID_REMOVED}&CacheControl=1 ...
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Displaying SharePoint List View in a ASPX file

The Situation I have a SharePoint 2007 List with a Calendar View. I need to display this View in a custom ASPX page as marked 'Place code here to view SharePoint View of List X' in the following ...
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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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People Picker:’ Select People and Groups’ finder doesn’t find users from site collection

Environments(test/production): Production: • MOSS 2007 Ent. SP2 (2008 r2 x64) • 1x App(2008 r2 x64) • 2x WFE(2008 r2 x64) • 1x SQL 2008 (2008 r2 x64) • Profile import will find users ...
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Restrict Visitors from Importing WebParts

We have a MOSS 2007 site where the Visitors are allowed to personalize their home page. They are allowed to add only 2/3 webparts and we did this by managing permissions in the Web Part gallery. This ...
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The same web part (.wsp) for MOSS 2007 and SP 2010?

Is it possible to have the same web part (.wsp) for both (MOSS 2007 & SP 2010)? Assume that I want to develop a simple web part, and I want to deploy it on MOSS 2007 and also on SP 2010? So, is ...
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Best way to backup a WSS / SharePoint wiki?

We're using WSS to track a project I'm working on, and I'm storing a lot of research within the wiki that I'd like to keep backups of. I'm wondering what would be the best way to go about this? Is ...
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How can I compare WFEs to ensure a WSP was deployed succesfully?

I'm a sharepoint 2007 administrator. We are running with two WFE and deployed a wsp package recently, we suspect that the deployment was not completely successful. we would like to compare the WSPs ...
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Get User who created list item

In IAlertNotifyHandler implementation I need name of the user who created/add the current item/document to the list (for which this alert is being sent). What is the way to do this?
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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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MOSS 2007 standard workflow

Is there anyway to a user with permission to start a workflow on all existing in a library over again? I mean not only when new item is created or changed, but in my case it's sometimes needed just to ...
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List view like a document

I have a huge form in sharepoint 2007 i made in infopath that was originally a paper form the client would still like to view it like the paper form. Is their anyway to make a view that looks more ...
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Your license for Microsoft Search Server has expired

When I queried for search in MOSS 2007 portal, I encountered an exception that states : "Your license for Microsoft Search Server has expired" Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express Trial was installed ...
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How do I extract / retrieve the full link to a attachment file inside a InfoPath 2007 form?

Suppose that a user have attached a Jack.jpg file as a attachment to a online InfoPath 2007 form, is there a way to retrieve or extract the full URL of this attachment file Jack.jpg?
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Raw HTML content in editing controls using IE9

After updating the browser to IE9 (I used IE7 before), weird things happen when working on MOSS2007. When trying to edit content (a wiki entry for example), the textarea for editing shows raw HTML ...
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SharePoint Training - 2007 or 2010?

We have SharePoint 2007 and hope to migrate to 2010 sometime. If I take 2010 will the stuff I learn work on 2007 or should I take 2007? I am wanting to learn the back end. Creating Web Parts, etc. ...
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How do I programmatically reorder fields in a custom content type?

This is the code I wrote to reorder fields in a custom content type: //get the content type SPContentType listContentType = myList.ContentTypes[MyContentTypeName]; //get the field name to put first ...
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Embed MP4 and make not downoadable

I have the task to embed a mp4 video on our Sharepoint 2010 or 2007 Site. The video should play in IE9+ and Chrome. Also the video should not be downloadable by anyone. I know that there is no ...
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MOSS 2007 Workflow History not purging

Our SharePoint site is starting to experience performance issues. In troubleshooting I have found that the workflow history list for the site is not purging after 60 days like it should. As far as I ...
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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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Group By SharePoint 2007 List

I am using SharePoint 2007 and Share Point Designer. Please help, if I have a List, how it it possible to group by on the aspx page? For example I have a long list of dates: 12/1/2012 12/1/2012 ...
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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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Opening a document in read-only mode using an external control

I have a .Net application that (amongst other things) provides a front end to a sharepoint document library. Users are able to open documents, and I use the Open Documents Control to do so ...
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Editing list item with custom field creates a new list item on current date and time

Based on How to add new field to custom list (See edit!) It is a different question relating to the above so thought I'd create a new question as the above was technically answered. But after adding ...
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Delayed Writes & Implications for Cross-Process Synchronization

Simple scenario: OWSTIMER creates a new SPListItem, populates it and calls .Update(). It then fires an HTTP request over to w3wp.exe (front-end app-pool) to invalidate an in-memory cache held there. ...
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Attach file button not showing in forms

I have a custom list (clicked together on the portal site, so no custom templates) in which attachments were disabled and afterwards re-enabled. The "Attach file" action menu item does however not ...
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Execution of code as Application Pool account

Here is what I'm currently trying to do - 1.Create a new instance of a timer job from a web part 2.Add a new site collection to the current web application again from a web part Each time the code ...
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Does SPList.ItemCount equal SPList.Folders.Count plus SPList.Items.Count?

I'm trying to do some inventorying of SharePoint 2007 content and have been scratching my head over this for a while now. I understand from MSDN that SPList.ItemCount counts all folders and items ...
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Move different lists together in MOSS 2007

I'm currently trying to move two lists together, those two lists are created on different list templates, one is an Issue Tracking list and the other is a Custom List, is it possible to move them ...
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Getting ctx for a specific webpart

My goal is to replace a text in a specific column by an icon using only javascript. function ReplaceTxtbyIcn(targetWP, targetColumn, pat, urlname) { var table = document.getElementById(targetWP); ...
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Define a new custom DelegateControl tag and ControlId?

I would like to add a new custom-defined DelegateControl to the bottom of my MasterPage so that I can install Google Remarketing markup to the bottom of all my pages with a Feature. I already have the ...
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Get the node value using js or jquery in SharePoint Designer

<tr> <td width="25%" class="ms-vb"> <b>Inclusion:</b> </td> <td width="75%" class="ms-vb"> <xsl:value-of select="@Inclusion" /> ...
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Cannot get audiences to work with LdapRoleProvider

I have a publishing SharePoint site set up that allows self-provisioning accounts. I'm using ADMembershipProvider, along with the LdapRoleProvider. When user's create an account, they are ...
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VSeWSS vs WSPBuilder vs STSDEV for WSS 3.0 / SharePoint 2007 development

What are your personal experiences with using these tools? I tried VSeWSS when it first came out and was frustrated by it. Each new version has been the same for me but for different reasons. ...
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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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Compatiblity when using CSOM or SOM

If I want to develop an application in .Net using C# which will perform simple operations such as: Connect to a site using user/password Retrieve document libraries Upload file in document ...
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SharePoint 2007 - 100% CPU usage

Our SharePoint 2007 server is using 100% cpu usage, we have a single farm setup with a 1 application server(central admin) and 1 database server. Inspecting the tasklist I can see there are 7 ...
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How to give permissions to around 500 users to a page in SharePoint 2007?

I have created a page in SharePoint and that page should be visible to only few employees (around 500). What is the best way to achieve this without adding them manually to the permissions list?
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GetListItems Lists.asmx and Meta Data Columns

I'm trying to use the GetListItems web service in MOSS 2007 to return all the columns and rows in custom SharePoint list. I don't need to filter any of the data, so I've left the QueryOptions and ...
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Evaluating dates in a DVWP

I'm trying to evaluate 2 dates in my DVWP, @StartDate (date and time field) and ddwrt:Today(). My expression looks like this: <xsl:when> <xsl:choose> <xsl:when ...
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Developing a custom webpart to improve the page performance

I need a suggestion for a specific development requirement; it is just for a sub-site. The sub-site has a single list with 20 columns and 850+ items. Now, in the home page, I have to have there ...
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Sharepoint documents physical location

physical location of the stored documents , is it stored on sqlserver or just the meta data stored in sqlserver and the document is stored in sharepoint only accessible folder?
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What is the use of the search database and do we really need it?

The index will be kept on the Index Server, so why do we need a Search database and what is the point of it in SharePoint 2007? I would like to understand the basic concept of SharePoint Search. ...
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Cost of SharePoint Licenses

I'm trying to get an understanding of how much it would cost to implement MOSS 2007. I'm budgetting for an entry level server (around $7k) and using our existing SQL SAN so it is the actual SP ...
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Make all KPI Status Icons in diamond shape

KPIs in sharepoint by default have danger Kpi as Red diamonds, warning as yellow traingles and on track as green circles. Also we have flat, checkmarks, traffic lights status icons. What i want to do ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...