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Error accessing Custom WebService

We have some applications in Sharepoint that rely on Custom Webservices. The asmx are hosted on a specific path inside the webapplication (and not on the contentdb), and the websites were toplevel, so ...
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How to check if a page is customized/ghosted in SharePoint 2007

How do you tell if a page is customized/ghosted in SharePoint 2007? Can I use SharePoint designer? I know that customized pages have an "i" icon next to them. However, what about page layouts in the ...
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Unable to checkout doc when using VPN connection

When I connect to a library with checkin/out and versioning enabled I get the following message when checking out and editing a file "This document could not be checked out to your local draft ...
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Sharepoint repository migration

I just recently joined a company where someone else has developed a sharepoint 2007 portal which contains documents on every portal sites and and it uses sqlserver 2005 database and it has some ...
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Can't Activate Office SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

When I try to activate the Publishing Infrastructure at the site collection level I getthe following error. The Office SharePoint Server Standard Web application features feature must be ...
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SQL Server 2005 vs SQL Server 2008 on SharePoint 2010

I'm writing a recommendation for an upgrade scenario from SharePoint 2007 to SP2010. Customer is currently running x64 SQL Server 2005 SP3 on Windows 2003 Server. Does anyone have pros/cons for ...
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FlexListViewWebpart + custom XSLT (MOSS 2007)

I am working as a sharepoint consultant for 2 months now. Recently graduated so everything is a bit new to me. At the moment i am trying to figure out the flexlistviewwebpart, a webpart to allow the ...
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Nested CAML Querie results in exception “ Some part of your SQL statement is nested too deeply. Rewrite the query or break it up into smaller queries”

All, I am trying to mimic SQL"IN" operation using CAML. Lets take a scenario where we need fetch all the ListItems with ID within a list of IDs. The target list is realy large ( 50k records) ...
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Quick Links not showing in custom Master Page on Web Part page

I have created a new custom master page & I've got everything working (including showing the QuickLinks on the left on default.aspx & any "built in" SharePoint pages, such as "Shared ...
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Is there a way to have a document be copied and sent to an “outside” location when uploaded?

Is there an OOTB way for a document to be copied to an external location when it is uploaded to SharePoint? I know I can create a workflow to do this, but I would like to see if there is a way to do ...
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Can I use .NET 3.5 language features in Sharepoint 2007

Can I use .NET 3.5 language features in SharePoint 2007. I want to use LINQ on an in memory collection (SPListItemCollection for example). I want to write extension methods. Can I do this with ...
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Is there a way to set crawl to go through columns in a document library but not within a document?

I have a document library in which I need to crawl the columns within that library but not crawl the text within the documents themselves. The documents are OCR'd pdf's from a scanner. Is there a ...
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How do I display an Excel (or any) document with Custom Masterpage Applied?

I created a custom "master page" for our SharePoint site. On this site, my users need to have the Excel/Word documents open up "on the page", instead of opening up in Excel/Word/etc. I'm fairly new ...
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SharePoint list template repackaged, forms now unavailable (“cannot get ghost document”)

I had a SharePoint solution with a number of features packaged inside. I can't list them here, but it looked something like this: Features (Scope): (Site) MyDocument Content Type (Site) Log List ...
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How to migrate MOSS 2007 portal into share point 2010?

I have my company intranet portal in Moss 2007,i need to implement it into 2010,What are the possible way to do this.is that possible to restore the content data base in 2010 portal.
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MOSS 2007 & FIPS Compliance

I'm looking to set up MOSS 2007 (unfortunately we can't use 2010) in a FIPS-compliant way. We will be using Server 2008 (or R2) in FIPS compliance mode and will be using SQL 2008 with TDE and ...
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Get ContentTypeId In NewForm.aspx URL QueryString

I've been trying to access the ContentTypeId in the NewForm.aspx querystring. Knowing that will allow me to set up conditional statements to display information specific to a Content Type. My ...
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Customize Content Types In a List

I'm working on a SharePoint List that employs multiple Content Types. I would like to add a jQuery floating-draggable DIV containing information specific for each Content Type. I have successfully ...
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MOSS TimerJob “results” are not appearing on the sites

I have weird problem with my custom timer job... My timer job rans perfectly and shows succeeded in tmr status page BUT no changes don`t appear in these site collections. I have heavily logged ...
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View restriction at a page level

I want to create a page with a special view of one list, but I want that only one user can access this page. Is it possible? MOSS 2007
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What are the advantages of SharePoint 2010 over SharePoint 2007?

My current employer is thinking on migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010. What would be the extra features that will be available for them? I already know about the huge improvement of the UI
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Accessing the content database directly

Is accessing a content database is not a 'best practice' or 'advisable' or it 'should' not be done as Microsoft can withdraw their support if it is done? I just want to know if it 'can' be done in the ...
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Reporting Services and .Net sp 2.0

I have an issue when installing the .net 2.0 sp2. Reporting services stops working. It this an known issue?? Any of you have had this error as well??
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Can a sharepoint security patch automatically upgrade your sharepoint installation.

Can a sharepoint security patch automatically upgrade your sharepoint installation. Recently my company experienced an outage after installing a bunch of Microsoft Security patches and automatic ...
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Microsoft InfoPath [closed]

How to add data from sharepoint list to InfoPath form??
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Sharepoint 2007: best practice to put external database data onto web page

I have Sharepoint 2007 site and have to implement filter (comboboxes) for the list of employees stored in external database. I can develop web part with asp:DropDownList(s), data access library and ...
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Can I rename a wiki home page

Is it possible to rename the home page in a Sharepoint 2007 wiki? On all other pages the option is there but on the home page the field is grayed out.
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SharePoint Designer workflow start at specific date/time

Is it possible to start a workflow I've designed in SPD 2007 to start at a particular date/time? Specifically I want to start the workflow on the 1st of November every year. Is this possible to do ...
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Quick Launch Sharepoint 2007

I need to get all sub Sites from Sites in Quick Lanch Menu in Sharepoint 2007 programatically . Can any provide me sample code to get all second navigation links in Quick Launch. Urgent..?
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is it possible to change a document name dynamically - Doc lib is in WSS v3

If i'm not wrong a document is unique to each doc library. What i want to do is use some fields the users select to make up a document name.e.g docname_Created I'm sure i can do this via Object Model ...
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Add Permissions to File

Item level permission from it's native parent. We convert files are uploaded by end user to png put it in "PNG" folder of that document library. There are bunch of other folders (_Private, PNG, ...
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WebResource.axd and IE - Page_ClientValidate object undefined

I have a custom MOSS 2007 Website, and I have a strange behavior on editing WebPart Properties via browser. When I open the website via Firefox, and edit the webpart property and then click on ...
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SharePoint task management issues

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have the following requirements about task management and want to know whether SharePoint Server 2007 can implement ...
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401 authentication error when calling OpenWorkbook method of ExcelService.asmx

We are trying to call the Excel Services web service using SOAP with a Sharepoint/domain admin account. I see 401.2 errors in the IIS logs. There is no user name specified there. We are using ...
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SharePoint auditing - wrong count for most of the time

I'm using auditing functionality in my SharePoint site and I notice today that, through the results retrieved programatically by my SPAuditQuery object, my auditing count is mostly wrong because of ...
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Calendar Webpart

My calendar WebPart is showing three columns in Day view and Week view. Month view is just fine. If I go directly to the list page, it's shown just fine. I tried creating a new calendar view and the ...
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Run With Elevated Priv

Will RWEP add a file to a folder it has "Read" permissions for know sharepoint groups (but no sharepoint\system group added)?
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Disable commenting in blog

Can't seem to find a way to easily disable commenting on a SharePoint Blog (I hope it's Blog, my SP isn't in English). When I currently open the Post.aspx?ID=myPostID, I can add a comment to the ...
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Role based logo and UI in wss 3.0

I have to show user based logo and UI in wss 3.0. How can i do this? Can I customize master page or theme for users? Is there inbuilt option for this? It would be better if I could do this without ...
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How do I cascade populate drop down list boxes using jQuery?

I have two drop down boxes in designer. In the first drop down I have 3 options, in the second drop down I have 20 items. When I click option 1 in the first drop down, I need the first 6 items ...
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GetListItemsAsync to retrieve files from SharePoint 2007

I want to retrieve only the documents that are present inside a specific folder of a document library using GetListItemsAsync method. Here is how i call it: sc.GetListItemsAsync("MyDocLib", null, ...
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Changes to navigation settings aren't saved

I have a publishing site, and am trying to reorder the pages via the Site Navigation Settings pages (Site Settings -> Look and Feel -> Navigation.) I move the pages up and down in the ...
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Redirect authenticated users to a particular page

I have an anonymous access publishing site that has a 'Log In' link. I would like to redirect successfully authenticated users to a particular page. So, a user could be looking at any page on the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Workflow 'Pause for Duration' action SharePoint timer service

I have several workflows that have been designed in SharePoint 2007 that use the 'Pause for Duration' action. I know that this action is dependant on the SharePoint Timer Servce. My question is if ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 email

Does anyone know if I can add condtional logic within a 'Send an Email' action in a workflow implemented in SPD 2007? Thanks, Nav
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Convert Sharepoint Designer 2007 workflows to Visual Studio solutions

Does anyone have experience or know of how to convert workflows created in SPD 2007 (moderate complexity -10 steps) to Visual Studio? This blog almost has the answer except for the caveat it doesnt ...
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Access Denied on Web Part

I followed this article to display sub-sites on site collection's home page. I works fine when user have contribute access. But user with read or view only gets Access Denied. What are my options so I ...
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Sharepoint CSS issue

We have custom master page for the site. WE have to use custom master page in the site. When we try to render list items in a webpart some of the list item columns are truncated.This problems can be ...
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Custom List sharepoint

I have requirement in a custom list, some columns should be read only for some users and should be editable for the other users. It looks like there is no way to implement this feature in MOSS 2007 ...
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The type or namespace name 'SharePoint' does not exist in the namespace 'Microsoft'

I'm trying to make a console application that updates a Sharepoint list as a scheduled task. For some reason when I try to build the console app, I get the following error message. "The type or ...