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Sharepoint generating hundred of webservice calls before “'Are you sure you want to navigate away from this page” dialog shows

When a user does an operation on a publishing page that would take them away from the current page, we get the warning dialog about moving away. The thing is that it takes for ever to show up, 20-30 ...
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InfoPath 2010 error on MOSS 2007

We developed an Infopathc 2010 for (which include filters) and try to publish that on MOSS 2007. However, we are gettig an error msg: "the form cannot be converted because it was designed for a later ...
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publishing portal or collaboration portal

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. If there is an existing web site, how to tell whether it is built from collaboration portal template or publishing portal template quickly? ...
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collaboration portal performance issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. I am using collaboration portal template. I experienced issues when loading the same page multiple times, the page loading time is almost the ...
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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 to insert an Item with content type Folder

I have a custom list with a custom content type inherited from the Folder content type. When I insert a new item in the list I do it like this: newItem["Name"] = "New Folder"; newItem["Content ...
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Using a repeater control in a web part

Check the site http://www.infotechstar.com/index.cfm?mg=cp.hp. I have to implement the functionality of the job posting in my SharePoint web part. The only thing is the top most item should be opened ...
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Good book for understanding the basics of SharePoint 2007

One of my friends just got a MOSS 2007 project. But he doesn't know anything about it. So he asked me to recommend a book which will be very good for understanding the basics of SharePoint in a ...
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What type of architecture is Sharepoint?

I know this is a silly qn to ask.But one of my friend who doesn't know anything about sharepoint he asked me this.His qn was "Whether sharepoint is 3-tier architecture or 2-tier architecture".So how ...
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SharePoint InfoPath Task Form to retain it's state

I don't suppose there's a way to get an InfoPath task form to save it's state once it's submitted. In a workflow I don't delete the tasks, I just set them to complete. I don't pre populate much of ...
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properties.Cancel = true not firing in ItemAdded event

I developed a custom event receiver class that overrides the ItemAdded method after the list item is added I want to make some checks and based on a certain condition I want to delete the added item. ...
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Is there a maximum number of entries for the Navigation Editing and Sorting control?

Is there an upper limit to the number of item that are displayed in the Navigation Editing and Sorting control in the ‘Site Navigation Settings’ page? I have 49 items in the global Navigation and 54 ...
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Audience Domain Theory clarification?

We are facing an issue with Audience and the senario follows. We have two Domains namely Domain_One and Domain_Two in the same forest. Both are Trusting each other. Both the domain has its own set ...
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Audience targeting only works when browsing from the SharePoint server, using internal address

I have a web part which I am trying to target to a specific audience (the 'Staff' audience.) I have the web part in the home page of a site that has anonymous access enabled. I have set the Target ...
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What to watch out for developing an HTTP Module in SharePoint 2007

Has anyone created a custom HTTP Module for SharePoint 2007? If yes, what should I watch out for? I need to add a course grain authentication check to SharePoint (can a user see this app), so I need ...
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User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL

Question : User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL. Can we follow the steps given below: ○ Take the backup of the existing site collection ...
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Catch exception in web part, or let it bubble up?

I'm writing a web part for other sites to use in their SharePoint installation. In the logic of the web part I throw exceptions at certain failure points. I'm wondering whether it is a better ...
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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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How can resolve Error: “Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SPGridView” SharePoint 2010?

Following error comes when creating a WebPart In sharePoint 2010 Server. Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the user code wrapper's Execute method in the partial trust app domain: ...
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Auditing Disabled Yet AuditData Table Still Growing

We had a situation where auditing was enabled for our site collection and generating monstrous amounts of data in our database. So we finally were able to trim all of that data out and then went in ...
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Setup an item level auditing for a sharepoint document library

I would like to setup an item level auditing (Opening or viewing or downloading) for a sharepoint 2007 document library without enabling audit for the entire site-collection. This link may help us ...
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Trimming audit events

We'd enabled all types of audit events for our production web-application and ended up with an issue with DB as auditData table grown to 50GB. Now, we want to reduce the size of the AuditData table. ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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problem deploying webpart on a farm

a customer has a problem deploying a webpart I developed for them on a farm. The webpart is packaged as a .WSP solution with WSPBuilder and it seems to work fine when deployed to a single server. ...
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Workflow on Task Modified (using Collect data from user - task form)

I have the requirement to make a workflow fire when a task is modified and after it has been completed. After the task has been completed, I am trying to set it back to an uncompleted status. From ...
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Redirect Users to the welcome page if not registered in sharepoint Application

Need some pointer on the best way to implement this requirement in sharepoint " The content on the sharepoint site is only accessible to the registered users, so when the users visits the site for ...
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Access denied when adding web application features programmatically

My goal is to programmatically activate a Web Application scoped feature. I'm running this code from a feature receiver of a Web scoped feature. I'm logged in as a Farm Administrator. My app pool ...
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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...
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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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Create a SilverLight application and use SharePoint Object Model inside

The idea is to create a SilverLight 3 Application (not a web part) that will be used inside SharePoint 2007 (not a web part but a full aspx page that will be called from a Sharepoint feature), for ...
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Access denied - but only in one variant. How to determine the cause?

I got a call from a user who was trying to access the English variant of our simple portal and was getting an 'Access denied' message. As it turned out, she really wanted the German version and was ...
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InfoPath form approval custom workflow

sorry if this is a noob question, but I have to start somewhere! I'm working with Sharepoint 2007. I have a custom content type, Room Booking Event. When one is created, I want to start a workflow ...
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SharePoint for Transactional Systems

Most of you in this IT World must have been building applications/solutions for Transactional Systems (Insurance/Banking/Retail) using a various Development Tool (e.g. - .NET/ASP/VB/Java) and a RDBMS ...
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Database migration problem

We have recently migrated our MOSS databases from MS SQL Express 2005 to MS SQL 2008 both intances running on the same Windows 2003 server. After "successful" migration we switched the 2005 server ...
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“You must close your browser to complete the sign out process”

When logging out of SharePoint I get the following message: Sign Out: Close Browser To Complete Sign Out. You must close your browser to complete the sign out process. Why is it necessary ...
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“Cannot find ContentPlaceHolder” error when anonymous access enabled

I have a custom master page, custom.master, for a publishing site. It was working fine, however I just enabled anonymous access to the publishing site, and now browsing to the home page for that site ...
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How to synchronise changes in Active Directory with Sharepoint profile info

I recently had an incident where the email details of a Sharepoint user were changed in Active Directory. These changes were not transferred into SharePoint and I had a problem in one of my web parts ...
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Collect data from user: custom email

Within my workflow I am using the 'Collect Data from user'. I want to send a custom email (by turning of alerts on the Task list) and using the Send Email action. My problem is I want to send a link ...
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Tasks list: Workflow action: Create New List item

Within my workflow using SPD I am using the "Create New Item" action to create a new Task list item this is fired when a holidayrequest item is created. My problem is I cannot see how to create/store ...
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MOSS ItemStyle.xsl

I have a content query webpart which uses a style within ItemStyle.xsl. How can I extract the URL that the webpart sits within from ItemStyle.xsl? Many Thanks, Nav
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SharePoint (ASP.NET) Application works fine until morning, only an IISRESET fixes problem

A colleague has developed a SharePoint web-part application (which was developed in VS2005), and deployed on MOSS 2007. We use an .ASCX file for deployment. This application works fine all day, but ...
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stsadm createsite “User cannot be found” error

I'm trying to create a site collection via stsadm. I do: STSADM -o createsite ` -url "<url>" ` -title "<title>" ` -description "<desc>" ` -lcid 1033 ` ...
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Sort dropdown field in list form

I have list form(s) (disp.aspx, edit.aspx, new.aspx) in SharePoint that contain lookup dropdown fields. I'd like to sort the data within the dropdown by descending. Viewing the form code within ...
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Strange CSS when adding a user to the people picker

I have a problem happening on IE only when you put some name or add some name to the people picker. It will then validate and display users side by side. I think SharePoint injects the users using ...
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“Unexpected error” when a page is checked out [closed]

I am facing a strange issue now. If a page is checked out by someone all others who view this page gets an "Unexpected error" error page. After making some changes to web.config I was able to get ...
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Conference Room Booking Solution

I'm looking for a conference room booking software solution to deploy in the SharePoint. I tried a couple of them but none of them were efficient(Room Manager for SharePoint). Thus anyone know a 3rd ...
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Any reason not to create a new content database for each site collection?

When creating a site collection in stsadm there are 2 commands I could use: createsite and createsiteinnewdb, where the latter creates a new content database for the site collection. Reading around ...
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Edit Web Application description

Is there a way to edit the Description property of a Web Application after the application has been created? I can't seem to find any way of doing so via any of the administration options in the ...
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Exception setting ApplicationPoolPassword

Following the example in this blog post, I am trying to create a new Web Application with PowerShell. However, when I try the line: $WebAppBuilder.ApplicationPoolPassword = "password" I receive ...
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Customizing AreaNavigationSettings.aspx

When you click Modify Navigation we will be able to see AreaNavigationSettings.aspx, where we will be able to customize the CurrentNavigation and GlobalNavigation. i want to include a new node of ...