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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" ?
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How to make a user profile as an Active user profile?

User account exists & active in AD however the user profile is showing under "Profile Missed from Import" in SSP, how to make this user profile as an Active Profile ?
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Sharepoint 2007 and 2010 Training courses in the U.K or online

Can anyone suggest good training companies that offer Sharepoint 2007 and/or 2010 developer training and valued qualifications \ exams for a Sharepoint Developer? I should have mentioned the location ...
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How can I migrate my existing MOSS 2007 userprofiles including audiences to SharePoint Server 2010?

We are planning to implement SharePoint Server 2010 in our orginization. Many of our in-house application are heavily dependent upon userprofiles and audience targeting. Is there any Microsoft ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Workflows

I have an initial workflow in Sharepoint Designer that triggers whenever an item is created and also whenever an item has changed in the 'Employee' list . Within second workflow I am updating the ...
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DataForm webpart generated by Collect data from user action

Hello I really need help with this... , I am using Sharepoint 2007. I have the 'collect data from user' action in a workflow - which generates a custom form within the workflow folder. The form uses ...
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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 ...