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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 ...
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Search Center Crawl page issue

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 related to incremental crawled ...
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Search Center issue

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 related to crawled page counters ...
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Tsunami tool for migation ?

Does anyone have idea about the tsunami tool used fr migration of 2003 to 2007 ? please share me links which help me in understanding this tool ? Also wat all challenges i have to face when u ...
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Is there a way to -not- refresh the page when we click on a link in SharePoint Web part?

A few days ago I submitted this question to stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3161708/sharepoints-new-folder-doesnt-ask-for-a-required-field I essentially have Web Part Connections ...
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Embedding an InfoPath form within a SharePoint page

I have a working document library that uses a template content type, which is an InfoPath form. I have enabled the browser compatibility settings and the "view form in browser" option in the document ...
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Explorer view feature is not working, Sharepoint 2007

The explorer view feature is not working on our SharePoint 2007 portal. When users try to view a SP list in explore view they are prompted with the following error: "Your client does not support ...
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Can I target .NET Framework 3.5 when creating a MOSS 2007 web part?

I'm creating a web part in Visual Studio 2008 that involves using the Open XML SDK 2.0. I'm getting an error saying I need to add a reference to the WindowsBase assembly. However, I can only add ...
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How can I assign concurrent tasks based on user selections?

I am trying to create a workflow on SharePoint 2007 that should go like so: User adds a new item in the "Faults" list. When creating it, he ticks the boxes for whatever departments needs to address ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...
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Is there a way to have a column in SharePoint which has multiple links?

I currently have a normal SharePoint list with about 15 columns or so. I need one of the columns to have a list of links. I know SharePoint lets you have 1 link and it also lets you have multiple ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Adding a column to the "All Documents' view so it appears in all document libraries

I was wondering if it was possible to modify the default document library view "All Documents " to include the "Checked Out To" column. I need this change to apply to any existing document libraries ...
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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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How do you make Date Modified exact?

I'm using the Date Modified column in my Notes list (a Task list), but the time that it defaults to is rounded up to the nearest hour or so. How do I get the Date Modified to have timestamp behaviour ...
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SP making Access run slow? [closed]

I'd like to know if you can help me. There is a strange program running a lot and our IT people says it may to do with SharePoint and the IT people feel it is 'distracting' our server. it is ...
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Different behaviour of people search in different site collection

This is the scenario: Moss 2007 on a domain, user in a different trusted domain E-Mail field has been manually populated (no exchange server on the user domain) AD crawled successfully, browsing ...
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What feels like an NP-Complete problem, managing document access depending on a users permissions

I have 2 users, Martin and John I have 5 documents, all available to Martin and John. I also have 2 documents that are available to John only (Martin must not see them). To complicate matters these ...
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Display all sites and disable access to a site where a user does not have permission

SharePoint 2007 is great! It security trims all my menu navigation; if the user does not have permission to a site then they won’t see it in the navigation. However, the business owners don’t see it ...
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how to keep two sharepoint list in sync when located in 2 different servers

I two lists one is on site A which is on server A and the second one on site B on server B So i decided to use Powershell to export the list on site A and then grab the export and load it to the list ...
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Is it possible to add a custom attribute to the body tag in a master page?

Hello I have a SharePoint 2007 MOSS publishing site that uses a custom master page for most of its pages. I'd like to be able to apply some jQuery to one of those pages only but there's no way to ...
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SPList.GetItems(query) does not return SPListItems where the permissions are not inherited

I'm using the following code: protected void TraverseFolder(SPList list, SPFolder folder) { SPQuery qry = new SPQuery() { Folder = folder }; SPListItemCollection listFolderItems = ...
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Best way to update an in memory cache across a SharePoint farm?

We have 3 front-end servers each running multiple web applications. Each web application has an in memory cache. Recreating the cache is very expensive (>1 min). Therefore we repopulate it using a ...
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Search results disappearing for moved site collections

In line with Microsoft's recommendation to keep content databases on SharePoint 2007 under 100Gb, we often move site collections to different content databases to balance the load. However, we have ...
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How to enable custom ordering on a list?

I want to be able to create a list programmatically which allows end users to reorder the items in the list. There appear to be 2 steps to this. Firstly set the SPList.Ordered property to true - this ...
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WebPart not registered as safe

I have a webpart that is part of a larger solution, deployed as a WSP using WSPBuilder. I can see the SafeControl entry in the web.config and can see that the assembly has deployed to the GAC. The ...
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It is Possible to connect the site page with layout pages sharepoint 2010?

it is possible to connect the site pages with layout page in sharepoint 2010. I did but i got the problem when i am save the data ie Publish the page it will give me error follwoing error: Error ...
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How do you set search so it always restricts to relevant area?

I've added a search box to my task list but it retrieves results from the entire site. How do I set it up so that it will always just get results from the tasks lists. I'm using the Advanced Search ...
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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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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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Is there a way to do a shared notebook other than OneNote?

I need to implement a Shared Notebook in Sharepoint, and am looking for ways to do it other than Microsoft OneNote (nothing against it, just want to explore options). Anything out there? EDIT: I'm ...
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MOSS 2007 SP2 DB index maintanance

I've read in the "About Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies" paper that SP2 includes an update for the Update Statistics Timer Job that causes SharePoint to run SQL Server's online ...
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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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Missing finished tasks and successful workflows

We have a InfoPath Form Library with Visual Studio Workflows on an MOSS 2007. Now to some of the form we're missing tasks in the tasklist and there isn't a status in the column of the workflow. But ...
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how to maintain a SharePoint server?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 + Windows Server 2008. I want to know whether there are any existing best practices or tools to maintain a SharePoint server, for example how to monitor SharePoint ...
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Detect when a user leaves a MOSS 2007 website (not just navigate to other page in the same SharePoint website)

I need to show a popup message (couple of div tags) when a user tries to do the following: Leaves the current SharePoint site and navigates to an external URL. Closes the browser. I tried using ...
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Better to try to reuse built-in site columns, or create your own?

I'm creating a client content type. One of the properties I want to store for each client is their postcode. I could create my own site column, say Client Postcode. But there's also a site column ...
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Whats the deal with spaces in attachment file names in SharePoint 2007?

I have a list, with a list item that contains an attachment. I was horrified to see that the link to the attachment doesn't work if the attachment file name contains a space. I'm amazed that ...
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Can't open Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration

Hiii...i'm new on this sharepoint. i have installed project server 2007 in my windows 2003 server. it works previously but yesterday after i installed some microsoft updates, i can't open sharepoint ...
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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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SharePoint 2007 fails to redirect to login page

I have a SharePoint 2007 publishing portal that started throwing an error when user's click the Sign Out link. This started happening just this week and I can't tell what changes that have been made ...
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Executing a new instance of a timer job before the previously running instance has finished executing

I have a timer job that invokes a WCF service that invokes a single threaded API internally. TO ensure that my system does not fail, i want to ensure that only a single instance runs at a time. I am ...
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Does a extended web app/zone with an AAM fully mirror the original web app/zone?

(I'm new to zones and AAMs so apologies if this question comes across a bit incoherent... I haven't really grasped how it all works yet.) I have a Publishing site in SharePoint, running in a web app ...
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Forms Auth, Sharepoint Group, Form Group, Workflow Email notification

We have a publishing site using MOSS2007 that is using a Forms authentication and our own Membership and Role Provider We want to have a workflow that sends emails to the Approvers sharepoint group ...
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How SharePoint 2007 forms the Mysite URL ?

How SharePoint 2007 forms the Mysite URL (i.e /personal/firstname_lastname or /personal/domainName_firstname) ? and what is the use of the registry key "PersonalSiteURL" ?