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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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Cummulative Updates

Can somebody let me know the exact idea behind cummulative update. Microsoft has released lot of cummulative updates in recent years . In our machine we have updated only upto Dec 2008. Can i ...
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What is a good way to build/install/provision a full web application?

I have a fairly simple SharePoint web application, with a publishing front end, an extranet for customers and an intranet portal. I want this web app to be easily redeployable -- pretty much a ...
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Unable to complete this operation. Please contact your administrator

We are using one API SharepointImporter Tool to upload documents to a SharePoint Site. When we are uploading one archive file we are getting the following problem. Error: Unable to complete this ...
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How to implement the visual web part into the MOSS 2007 site?

i have created the Visual web part for SP2010 site, What i need is i have implement it into this into MOSS 2007 site. Is MOSS2007 support visual web part,and how to do this???
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SPWeb.ParserEnabled

What does the SPWeb.ParserEnabled property do? I had a problem for some document which are not able to update metadata.If i use ParserEnabled = false.it is working fine for me. if i use ...
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Sharepoint 2007: User name changed in ActiveDirectory. Old name still shown at top right of portal page

I now have 2 users whose names are not correctly displayed in the 'welcome' menu at the top right of the page. The first user married and her surname changed. The new name was entered in ...
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Sharepoint 2007 and SQL 2005 Licensing

My company needs to setup a server for MOSS Standard 2007 and SQL Server Standard 2007. I find the questions regarding CALs confusing, as there are conflicting documentation regarding it, so here I ...
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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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Sharepoint 2007 Create Reports

I'm really new to sharepoint and I'm using sharepoint 2007. I need to create reports from the document libraries and lists. But i don't know how to do it. In a forum I saw I have to use "Reporting ...
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Search scope rule not picking up matching items [closed]

I want to exclude certain documents from the All Sites search scope, if they have a column A value of X. Column A is a choice column with multiple values that exists in each document libraries (not a ...
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How do I deploy a web part to the bin folder?

I developed a test web part and everything worked well. Now I try to deploy another webpart without using GAC (several websites, including Microsoft's, say that the web part dll must either be in /bin ...
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InfoPath Form Fails Intermittently

Has anyone experienced this? I have an InfoPath form that I use as a Content Type for a SharePoint document library. Two users submitted forms, yesterday, that cannot be opened. Two users submitted ...
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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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Get user email

I wonder how to get the email for a specific user. I want to send an email to the user that created a specific item in a list. I can get the user by using the following SPWebApplication ...
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Enable anonymous access to ADFS 2.0 SharePoint site

I have a SharePoint 2007 portal configured to authenticate againsts a STS (ADFS 2.0) using the FormsSignIn (Forms Authentication on the ADFS). Is there any way to have a few pages living in the ...
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Any problems using Smartparts to host ASP.NET user controls directly in Sharepoint?

I am thinking about using SmartParts (http://www.codeplex.com/smartpart) to directly Host ASP.NET user controls in sharepoint. This needs however that I manually copy all user controls to all WFE ...
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How do I develop my first web part?

I am a newbie in SharePoint development and I have an Oracle and ASP.NET background. Can you please guide me to any tutorial which can take me from building Web parts to showing them on a SharePoint ...
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Is there a way to change the refresh time on the RSS Viewer Web Part?

I need to set the RSS Viewer Web Part to a shorter time. I would like to be able to get the Feed to change shortly (maybe every 10 min). This is for a News feed in an Intranet site and the posters ...
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With FBA, why do providers need to be registered in Central Admin web.config?

I have a web application that uses forms-based authentication. As part of the process of setting this up (e.g. these instructions), I need to register the FBA membership and role providers in Central ...
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Not Updating Folders Custom Content Type

Please help me urgent..! I have the following content types ShareDoc Document Program or Project Folder Secure Folder Folder I am creating nested folder in sharepoint document library in my ...
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Navigation pane missing in SharePoint portal

I am using MOSS 2007 and create a portal. Whenever I go to Site Actions -> Create Site and provide information like: Title of the site Description URLname (in my site its) http://moss2k7/Courses ...
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Should I install SharePoint Server 2007 alongside development tools on my development machine?

I am new to the exciting world of Sharepoint Server 2007. I have Windows 7 Ultimate and created a Virtual Machine using VMWare with Windows 2003 Server (Standard Edition) and installed the following. ...
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How can I get started with SharePoint development?

I am new to SharePoint and I find this product more for document management, workflows, collaboration sort of things and learned the basics concepts of site management. Now I wanna move on to the ...
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How should I develop real applications using MOSS 2007?

I am new to SharePoint 2007 and have ASP.NET (C#) customized application development background but am now confused in MOSS 2007 regarding customized application development. Can we develop core ...
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What is SharePoint all about?

I just want to get some solid understanding of Microsoft Office SharePoint. I am basically an ASP.NET developer but heard from people that if you take a project in SharePoint and think like a ...
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Where are my Themes in SharePoint Designer _themes folder

I am trying to brand a SharePoint 2007 Site Collection and have created a new theme. I use to see it in the _themes folder of my SharePoint designer. For reasons unknown to me, I can no longer see ...
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What is the tag for web part description?

I would like to edit the font of the description in my RSS Viewer Web Part. What is the css tag for the description? I tried .description, which was provided from ...
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DWP file is not updated in the web part gallery by the stsadm upgradesolution command

I am trying to update a DWP file in the web part gallery by using stsadm upgradesolution. Here is what I am doing: Created a web part, put it in feature, packaged it in solution by WSPBuilder, ...
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Why are lots of updates occurring at the exact same time in a calendar list?

We are having a problem with several of our SharePoint calendar lists where a huge (200+) number of items are somehow getting updated at exactly the same time. This puts these events into the ...
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Preventing Duplicate Items in list (sharepoint 2007)

Is it possible to restrict, creation of duplicate list item in the Sharepoint 2007, using Javascript in content editor webpart to validate when an list item is added?
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Why is SharePoint creating a second image on top of the text in the nav bar?

My top nav bar has a custom image that's 33x38 and my top nav bar is width:100 and height:38. My custom image loads onto the bar fine, but the text area seems to create a second image under it. This ...
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List permission issue for anonymous users

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am creating a list with the default "Title" column -- Title (linked to item). ...
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Developing a replacement “Alert Me”-function

I'm pretty new to sharepoint-development, so I thought I'd check real quick with the gurus in here. I've been given the task of building a replacement for the built-in Alert Me feature. The main ...
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InfoPath form status stuck on “Installing”

I have followed many of the recommended practices to install an InfoPath form that needs Administrative approval (see this link). However, I am still unable to see the form finally complete it's ...
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Log reading of documents

We are designing a system that will be implemented in MOSS 2007. One of the requirements is that reading of documents must be logged. We can do this via the IIS log. But is there a better way?
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WebResource.axd JavaScript errors

I'm getting JavaScript errors on a SharePoint publishing site, just browsing to any page. In IE the errors are like: Syntax error: WebResource.axd Line: 1 Char: 1 Code: 0 URI: ...
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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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How to setup a quota for the whole “Mysite” webapplication in sharepoint 2007?

How to setup a quota for the whole "Mysite" webapplication in sharepoint 2007? Update: Is it possible in SharePoint 2010?
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Is there a way to fix the blinking of a dropdown menu over a .pdf loaded in a <div>?

I have an object inside a <div> that is displaying a pdf. This is done within a Content Editor Web Part. My drop down navigation menu "blinks" whenever it is over the <div>. The drop ...
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MOSS Workflows: Which WorkflowInstanceId field should I be using?

Which workflow intance Id field should I use? I have two kind of workflows in my project (associated with document in doclib and associated with basic list item in task list. I have been told that ...
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Add a new list item inside a folder using Lists.asmx

How can I add a new list item in side an existing folder in the list using the OOB SharePoint Lists.asmx web service?
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Booking resources in SharePoint

We need to automate booking of technicians through SharePoint. We have different number of technicians available each day. The users can look at the calendar to see availability, after they select a ...
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Best way to deal with a large form to list submission

I'm currently working on an InfoPath 2007 form, that as part of its work will need to submit 180 fields to a seperate SharePoint 2007 List. I'm curious if anyone has an easy way to handle this, the ...
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Ghosted Vs UnGhosted pages sharepoint2007

Can anyone tell me the difference between ghosted and Unghosted pages? Which is the best option to go for while creating a site?
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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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Original creation date of word document

I have a word document created in, say, July 10 2010. When i upload it to sharepoint (say August 5, 2010) its creation date vaalue in sharepoint will be in Aug 5, 2010, and i can't find any trace of ...
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Caching - core.css/corev4.css

For every SharePoint page, the browser loads a new instance of the core.css (or corev4.css) file. Is there a way, in the Master Page, to enable caching for this file?
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Searching a SharePoint 2007 list, which also returns matching substrings

I'm having issues with the provided Search WebParts. I'm currently using the "Text Filter" WebPart because it is the closest to what I need. The problem with that one is that it only searches through ...
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Is it possible to set up an ODBC connected Excel spreadsheet on SharePoint 2007 with a Standard license?

I know that many database connections are possible with the Enterprise version of SharePoint Server 2007. Is it possible to make a custom solution to set up a connection? If it depends on the type ...