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Best way to get webpart reference from a web url

I have a sharepoint web site and i want to know what is the best way to get webpart reference from it ? I know I can get reference by using (mySite = new SPSite(webUrl)) { ...
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Error 7888, when restart Timer Job service. Some Timer Job, not all, do not run anymore after service window

This is a SharePoint 2007 farm, with one SharePoint server and one indexserver. Central Administration is running on the index server. After a maintenance stop, some of the Timer jobs on the ...
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Why using remote web site trigger workflow to run again?

I was using the remote web site feature to copy my site files. However, I notice that it seems to re-trigger all the workflows in the site. So, is it that some settings that I miss out which result ...
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Patching Project Server 2007 with SP3

I just updated my MOSS 2007 Environment from Service Pack 2 to Service Pack 3. Everything went fine except the fact that my project server is broken. I validated that the content db of Project Server ...
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Content viewing report is not opening sharepoint 2007

I am trying to open Content viewing Auditing report on sharepoint 2007 portal but page remains continiously loading and nothing happens.I have enabled Reporting feature from central admin and also ...
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Dropdown list populating too many elements in datasheet view — SharePoint 2007

I have a standard list in SharePoint, one column of which is of type 'Person or Group'. When I'm viewing the list from a standard view, the dropdown filter for that column lists, as expected, only ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 Workflow association and settings .. Not GUI?

Is there a SPD GUI way to assign a workflow to a List? All I see is an XML file with list GUID. Same for turning on and off OnCreated and OnModified???? I've got a document library with that workflow ...
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The website declined to show this webpage

When a user goes onto the following site: http://vle03/init/_layouts/landingpage.aspx They receive the following error: The website declined to show this webpage Most likely causes: This ...
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changing SQLDATASOURCE SelectCommand in codeblock on SharePoint 2007 page?

I need to pass current user (in domain\user format) to a SQLDATASOURCE on a sharePoint 2007 page. Options? Is something like this possible? Cant seem to get it to work. <script runat="server"> ...
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Top Navigation Bar listing in SharePoint 2007

I've been trying to figure out how to get a list of the top level sites that are in my Top Navigiation Bar. I want to get the Title and Url for "Subsite Number One, Subsite Number Two, etc.." and ...
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How to show a wait message OR loading image when a write operation is being performed using spapi_lists.js library.?

I am using SPAPI_Lists.js and SPAPI_Core.js libraries to update/add records to SharePoint 2007 lists. I want to show a wait message OR loading image until the write or read operation is completed. ...
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Creating an index page for document library [Sharepoint 2007 portal]

I have multiple folders (each containing hundreds of files) in a document library in a sharepoint 2007 site. I am trying to create an index/master page for the document library that will contain an ...
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Failed on start (retrying) when workflow triggered from console app

I have a splist which has a workflow associated with it but only set to manually trigger. The workflow is a simple email sender created with SPDesigner. Items are added to the list by anonymous users ...
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changing webpart property on a page

I have a web-part custom property classroom, I want a windows form application which will change web part's property on a specific URL. My friend told me that i can use it by adding web-part DLL but ...
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New version of the image is not displayed in the local system

I have an image (.jpg) file uploaded to SharePoint 2007 document library. whenever new version of the file is added, it uploads successfully. But when I access it from my local system , the older ...
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SharePoint 2007 HttpOnly Cookies breaks NTLM authentication

Interesting situation. An internal audit on one of our SharePoint 2007 sites states that HttpOnly should be enabled for cookies that are not being called via JavaScript (very unclear as to this ...
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Intranet Windows Security pop up shown for Extranet site- Gives a blank page on authentication

While hitting the URL for my Extranet SharePoint site (web app of this site is an extended one) , a windows security pop up shows up. This pop up is showing an Intranet authentication box. When ...
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Customize Alert Email, remove property name

In MOSS 2007, we subscribe to Email Alerts for Announcements. When new announcements are posted, we receive an email that shows the data in a 2-column table format, with the left column containing ...
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filtering multiple files upload

Is there any possible fair way I can filter when user uploads multiple files to a list or document library or picture library. maybe http module? or any trick everybody knows? For sharepoint moss 2007 ...
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SharePoint Site Content Types and Site Columns Galleries are empty

I provisioned a SharePoint (2007) site collection using C# SharePoint API. Pretty standard stuff. Subsequently, I added a couple of site columns, document libraries, etc. and then a child website ...
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Sites that show in navigation are not appearing in the Site Content and Structure screen?

I am looking to rearrange the structure of a site to make its secondary page the default page when clicked upon in the navigation, I understand this can be done through the "Site Content and ...
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Page Layout Content

I am trying to find out where some content in a page layout in Sharepoint 2007 has come from. The page layout name is "Article with comments". The page layout contains no webparts. It does ...
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SPWeb.GetFolder() returns SPFolder with no files or sub folders

I'm encountering a strange problem on SharePoint 2007 where the following script correctly enumerates files and folders on my QA and DEV sites, but not on my Production site. Why is SPWeb.GetFolder() ...
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Upload the document to sharepoint document library through asp.net portal

We have web portal on sharepoint 2007. I want to upload document in sharepoint document library from asp.net portal. I am thinking of creating web service for this but I don't know the basics of ...
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Adding Image to Word Document

I have created one application, which generates MS Word doc file. For generating this I am using one data table which contains data. The first Column of the data table consist of Body and second is ...
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Terminate or not to Terminate “Error Occurred” SharePoint 2007 Workflow

Is it good to leave a Error occurred workflow alone? or it is best and recommended to terminate all Error occurred workflow?
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Expand one item & collapse another in data view

I'm working with a data view in sharepoint designer, and I have the list grouped on the title field and collapsed by default - expandable with a click. This works great. Because there are a lot of ...
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How to display calendar Recurrence Data Field (daily, weekly, monthly) in list view?

I need help on displaying the recurrence data (Daily,Weekly,etc) field in a list view. I have a calendar event list and in my custom view I need to show the value of the recurrence data in a column. ...
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How do I Duplicate a SharePoint 2007 Publishing Subsite

I don't know a lot about SharePoint so pardon my terminology and please let me know what additional information is needed. I work for a franchiser who gives each franchisee their own website. These ...
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Manager receives user error when approving a task

I am trying to implement Leave approval workflow in sharepoint server 2007. 1) Created a site of type Task 2) Created a Approval workflow for this task. 3) In the approvers filed, I gave my managers ...
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Updating Webpart programmatically

I have a custom EDIT/NEW/View forms for a content type. i need to change the properties programmatically since i have over 1000sites using these forms static void Main(string[] args) { ...
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I want to create KPI list based on sharepoint list but for empty columns

i have a custom list in which i upload the data the incidents that have violated the targets I have added one more column in the list as Justification. The users are required to update the ...
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Content type issue when migrating from SharePoint 2003 to 2007

I am in the process of performing a database migration from SharePoint 2003 to MOSS 2007. I am using the database migration method. For the most part, the content migrates well. However, there is one ...
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People picker finds group, then says no exact match found

I'm trying to add a group to a document library to give them permission to see it. If I type the group name and ask SP to check it, it says No exact match was found If I search the address book it ...
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Error while attaching content db to a different server

I got back up of content db from a demo server and trying to attach it to a newly created web application in my personal copy of same demo server but not up to date. however I am getting this error, ...
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auto populating infopath forms from SQL Server Database

We are using Infopath Forms to store and manage our server documentation. A lot of the information there is already drawn from the devices (memory, CPU, network adapters etc), and stored in a separate ...
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sharepoint 2007 workflow restarts automatically after 30 minutes

I have this situation: a simple list with a workflow to collect data from user. Then on the Approval Tasks list I added another workflow to send an email to the user with the link to start the above ...
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Opening a document library causes “An unexpected error has occurred” error message

I have a document library that has been used for the last year, but as of today users are unable to access the library. When they try to access it, they get the error "An unpexected error has ...
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Cannot remove file <x>. Error Code: 16388

I've written a tool top copy/paste/delete files accross site collections and then remove the original version from the recycle bin. The method to copy the files is: public bool ...
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Remove count beneath group

I have added a count to the view of a document library. I'm happy with the totals at the top and next to the name (see orange boxes) but I want to get rid of the totals under each group (see blue ...
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400 bad request when connecting to sp2007 kerberos

I am trying to connect from a java client to sharepoint. I manageds to connect to sp2010 ntlm sp2010 kerberos sp2007 ntlm but sp2007 kerberos throws the error below(maybe from the iis): what could ...
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MOSS 2007: jquery can't access web methods from custom web parts

I have custom web parts on MOSS 2007 that uses jquery to call my custom web methods. I have been checking my MOSS 2007 Web Application on Firefox with Firebug and on the Console Tab it says 401 errors ...
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Passing parameters to stored procedure in data view web part

I have a stored procedure which accepts 2 parameters. The stored proc is executed as EXEC MySP N'Val1, Val2', N'A,B,C' I inserted a Data View Web-Part and tried to get data from stored procedure. ...
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Suggestion to upgrade MOSS and Infopath 2007 to Sharepoint 2010

At this time we use MOSS 2007 and InfoPath 2007. We developded more than 15 Infopath 2007 forms and a custom workflow as well as some custom extension such as custom list or setting page for the ...
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Business Data Catalog: Application Definition File issue

I created my BDC application definition file with the help of Application Definition Designer. Before exporting the file, I executed the methods and they are all executing fine without issues. I then ...
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Insufficient SQL database permissions for user “”

I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and when I start the search service I keep getting the following error: Insufficient SQL database permissions for user '' in database Test_ConfigDB on SQL Server ...
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Merging 2 SharePoint Sites

I am merging 2 Sharepoint site owned by different people , one in SP 2007 and one on SP 2010. What questions should I be asking to scope amount of work required ? I was thinking about determine ...
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MOSS 2007 Sort a dropdown content column globally

I have a content type which requires all documents to be categorized by a dropdown box. Is there a way to sort the options that are displayed?
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Access Denied some times on default.aspx page?

I am getting "access denied" error some times for "Pages/default.aspx" and some times for different pages too. but if you refresh or type the page is showing properly. I am not understanding where ...
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All users not shown in user report generated for a site using SP Designer

While generating user report for a site using SP Designer, details are shown for only few users. Rest are merged together in 'All Others' category. Is there a way to get report which shows all users ...