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How do I show alphabetical ordering across all search result pages? [closed]

I am working on MOSS 2007 and trying to order the results returned by the people search alphabetically by name across all pages. Currently the results are sorted alphabetically on each page rather ...
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Workflow stuck in 'Starting' status - MOSS 2007

Maybe someone can help me debug this I've created a simple sequential workflow in VS2008 on server 2003(64 bit) and wspbuilder workflow feature tempalte. When I trigger the workflow manually it ...
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Web Part Permissions

I have main site and a subsite. I installed custom web part in bin and added Safe option to the web config. It works fine on main site but when I go via subsite - I get 403 error. Note - the subsite ...
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Where are WSS/MOSS 2007 registry entries stored on 64bit?

I wonder if someone can tell me where, on a totally fresh install of WSS/MOSS 2007 on a 64bit machine, are the registry keys placed? Is it: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web ...
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sharepoint editprofile.aspx always redirects to /Person.aspx, even with mysites disabled

I have a sharepoint farm in which I have modified the global action menu to include a link to /_layouts/editprofile.aspx. This is fine as far as it goes, but when the user posts to this page, it ...
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Integrating WSPBuilder projects in SourceSafe

Is there a way to integrate WSPBuilder projects in SourceSafe? Is there any article regarding this on how to proceed?
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Windows service and sharepoint 2007 workflows

I have a custom windows service, which supposed to check expired workflow tasks and send them back to the originator (run new workflow) plus then cancels the originator`s expired workflow completely. ...
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Manage User Profile Custom Properties using BCS

We want to write a Custom Webservice to pull the User Profile Properties from SharePoint 2007 and should be able to consume the same Webservice in BCS (SharePoint 2010). AIM: 1. Read a User Profile ...
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Integrating Excel and Access with Sharpoint

My problem deals with Excel, Sharepoint, and Access all in one. I will try to detail it as best as I can. To start, I have an Access Database containing some forms and 3 tables. These 3 tables are ...
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Site Template MIA

I have uploaded an external template (.stp) to the site templates folder in the Galleries section, but when I go to create a site it isn't showing up anywhere. Any thoughts what I am doing wrong?
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Using JQuery to enlarge the text input boxes in SharePoint 2007 Blog forms

I have a site set up as a Blog Template. I want to use jQuery to expand the size of the text boxes for blog posts in both Viewing and Edit mode (and new mode). Viewing mode is easy. I edited ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - custom context menu for certain file types

I was wondering if someone could help me out with Sharepoint 2007. What I want to do is to add a custom menu item to a context menu (the menu that opens when you click a document or another item). ...
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Why is the alert email for a list truncating the message body?

I have created one SharePoint Blog site. I have one Blog site collection called MyBlog, which contains a list named "Post". I clicked on the "Alert me" in list settings, so that I can get alerts ...
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How to import a large number of files into SharePoint?

I have 500 GB in .pdf and .doc files on my file share and I want to put all of those into SharePoint. What is the best way to do it? I have a database size of 250 GB. I also want to be able to search ...
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A failure occurred when accessing the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\WSS registry key

Something has happened to my SharePoint install. If I try to run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard I get the following error pop up: An exception of type ...
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Is it safe to 'repair' MOSS 2007 via the Control Panel?

Something has gone wrong with my SharePoint install (see http://www.sharepointoverflow.com/questions/4149/stsadm-exe-crashes-on-all-commands), and with the errors involving registry keys and dlls not ...
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Unable to load 'onetnative.dll': The specified module could not be found

This question arises as a result of this question, but I thought I would split it out into its own. Anything using SPUtility.GetGenericSetupPath() is returning null, e.g. ...
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Accidentally removed the List View web part from the Reusable Content popup - How can I restore it?

I was working on a project to provide Up Button functionality for the list view web part, and ran across this functionality in the Reusable Content popup. I opened reflector and set to work to reverse ...
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How to Enumerate ALL SharePoint MOSS databases

I want to enumerate all databases used by my SharePoint 2007 system. The stsadm -o enumcontentdbs only handles content db's but I also want the names of the SSP, Search and any other databases used by ...
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Is it possible to fake acount information on a Dev machine?

I have a virtualized dev machine that is disconnected from the network. I want to add a local user (from the vm) to an attendee list. Can't do it because this user.. being local... does not have an ...
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Best way to build out and configure multiple lists

So, once you have your SharePoint site all planned out, what is the generally accepted or best way to start building out and configure multiple lists, document libraries and content types? Using the ...
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Mysite Migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 without a Content DB migration

We have 3000 and add users in our SharePoint 2007 farm and they do have their Mysites, Now we want to migrate only 200 users mysites (including the contents) to SharePoint 2010 farm. Want to perform ...
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Permission to trigger SharePoint 2007 custom approval workflow

I've created a custom approval workflow using SharePoint Designer 2007. The workflow is attached to a Forms library where InfoPath 2007 forms will be stored. The workflow is getting triggered under ...
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Project Approval using InfoPath form and workflows

I have an InfoPath form embedded in a MOSS 2007 page. The form is for requesting approval for a project. The submit button submits the form data to a form library. That triggers a workflow to get ...
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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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How do I exclude list items created by certain users with the Content Query Web Part?

I have a custom list created in SharePoint 2007 and displayed by a Content Query Web Part. I would like to: Show all items to general admin users except those items created by two users. The two ...
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stsadm.exe crashes on all commands

All of a sudden, stsadm has stopped working, crashing on all commands it is run with (even -help!) e.g. > stsadm.exe -help Unhandled Exception: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. ...
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Allow users to view items in Document Library, but not open the files

I have the requirement to allow users to view the content of a document library, including browsing through folders, but not actually open the individual files. There doesn't appear to be a ...
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What is the best way to manage the permission Hierarchy?

Our current practices are composed of only using Active Directory groups for large swaths of access, such as the top site collection permissions. Any other permissions are to be handled within ...
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Exchange 2003- Publish free/busy information to sharepoint

I have Exchange Server 2003 and I want to see free/busy schedules for the users in SharePoint. Is it possible? I want to do this in SharePoint 2010.
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MOSS 2007 Trial edition and CAL's pricing

I wanted to know if I have to buy SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 enterprise CAL's (around 100 users) if I am using MOSS trial software, anybody know anything about it?
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Need sharepoint data related answer

How list/library data stored in sharepoint How/Where Document are saved in sharepoint Where configurations are saved in sharepoint
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How to track the Http Protocol on the Server

We do have many client specific tools (i.e. Httpwatch, Wfetch...) to track the Http Protocol however I want to track http protocol (headers) on the server end. I mean to say that, How server ...
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incremental crawl question

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. I am using Search Center to crawl web data source (i.e. crawl web page from other web sites). My question is about incremental crawl, I want ...
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How can I print all of the documents in a document library using code?

I want to know how to print all the files in a document library. I googled it and unable to find the solution. But during search I found a tool which provides almost the same type of functionality. ...
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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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Content Deployment

We have two environments Staging and Production, We have a feature to activate Content Types and PageLayouts. Once this has been activated in Stage there was lot of modifications on the PageLayouts, ...
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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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Administrator cannot manage SharePoint Document Library on My Site

If a user restricts the default shared document library security on their personal site, as an administrator I can see the actions property - I do not see: New, Upload or Settings for that library ...
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Personal My Site Upload Quota Exceeded Error

User Gets This Error Message: Your changes could not be saved because this SharePoint Web site has exceeded the storage quota limit. You must save your work to another location. Contact ...
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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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External database connection in web part

So, I have a web part that needs to connect to a different database other than sharepoint. This is a custom web part that I'm writing in VS, not something built with SPD. How can I connect to the ...
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Add numbering to the search core results web part in MOSS 2007

I am using MOSS 2007 to provide a custom search results page. I need to display a number as part of search results which indicates the number that result appears in the whole result set. The problem ...
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How do you make a user a member for a SharePoint site?

I'm some kind of admin on my sharepoint site, but not the big kahuna who runs it all. I can add users and groups and set permissions within my site. What I can't figure out how to do is actually ...
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Why is there no “13” hive in SharePoint Server?

I know it's not hugely technical, but did anyone ever get an answer to why there is no "13" hive in SharePoint. Does the old superstition still reign supreme? Or was there a Beta version somewhere ...
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How do you modify columns viewed in List item?

I know how to modify the columns displayed for a list, and for creating/editing an item, but how do you modify the columns that are displayed when you go 'into' an item. I have a Tasks list, and when ...
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How to deploy a LOT of solutions between SharePoint 2007 and 2010 Farms

Right now we're moving from a SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 farm, my current list of solutions implemented in the 2007 farm numbers somewhere in the 100's. A few ideas I had for moving them ...
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Replicate Content Across Networks

A client is asking for a custom application to be created and deployed within the corporate intranet. Part of the requirements are to publish some of the content also available on the internet site. ...
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Property value picker problem on non-IE browsers

We have several profile properties that are set as multivalue fields and are restricted to a list of options. Some of them are set up as Company Name Company Name - Specific Department 1 Company Name ...
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How do you truncate the Description column in a List?

I have a Tasks List, and the text ends up in the Description field. The problem is that when I display the task, the Description field displays all the text. I'd like to just have 40 or 60 characters ...