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How can I filter a view using a blank multi-line field?

I have a multi-line text field and need to be able to show a view with only items where that field is blank (or functionally blank to a human looking at it). I've tried: field contains "" field ...
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How to Create Folders/Headers with links to view the content list?

Thanks in advance for your help! I don't do programming. I only have SharePoint 2007 owner access. I am trying to mimic the default headers on the side navigation panel. I currently create folders ...
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Custom Content type cannot be seen from remote system

I have 2 SharePoint systems on the network. I have created site with document library, and created custom content types and added them to my document library. Everything works fine on the server ...
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Can't deploy a custom web part

I'm having problems deploying a web part in Sharepoint 2007. I have the following setup: One WFE, one server where I run and develop SSIS and web part solutions that also has sharepoint installed (I ...
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Uploading picture in mysite: An unrecoverable error has occurred. Please contact your system administrator

I am using sharepoint 2007. I have 1 webapplication and this is my intranet. I have also configured MySite inside this webapplication. When I go to mysite -> my profile -> details, I can upload my ...
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Blog post index page - show excerpts only

what would be the best way to only show excerpts (say first 200 words) of the posts on the blog's index page in SP2007? Even better, could we add a field to the blog post to add a custom teaser? ...
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Custom 404 Pages

I have followed Microsoft's instructions for custom 404 pages in SharePoint by setting the web application's FileNotFoundPage property. I am now still getting a 404 error if someone types a site ...
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Find/Replace with regular expressions in Sharepoint Designer

Using Sharepoint Designer 2007. I have the following block of code taken from a C# app: sbuilder.Append("x"); sbuilder.Append("y"); sbuilder.Append("z"); and so on. I'm translating it to ...
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Multiple Search core result web parts with different scopes at one page

I want to display 4 Search core result web parts with different scopes on one search result page. This is the scenario: User searches for term "test" entering the keywords into Search box. User is ...
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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1answer
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How to add a text input field and button to query a list?

Sorry if this is a very basic question, but I haven't been able to find the right tutorial for this. I have a document library. I want to add a Web Part (I think) to the List page for this document ...
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Which Sharepoint 2007 development book is most dedicated to client-side programming?

I need to learn how to develop web pages in Sharepoint 2007, so I'm looking for a book. However, I only have client-side access, and it's not clear which of the SP2007 developer textbooks concentrate ...
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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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SharePoint MySite 2007 not showing browse button for profile picture

When a user goes to edit their profile picture instead of seeing the browse button that allows you to upload a picture it is displaying a URL Field. I have researched it and it seems that when users ...
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Use a single content database on two web applications

Can we use a single content database on two web applications in SharePoint 2007? I created a new application and a site collection. I want to use my old (existing) content database on the new web ...
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Error while creating a templated list

I work on different collaborative web portals. I'm using list template with MOSS but I've got an issue. More precisely, I uploaded the .stp file (the template) in the list template gallery, then I'm ...
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Infopath 2007 Form wont submit email while on browser. Sharepoint 2007

We've been having an issue with our Sharepoint 2007 server. We have a form that get's data from the user and when submitted it sends out an email. Them form works while it's being opened thru infopath ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2007 Form

I have multiple data fields that I want querried when I submit a form I want to built in Sharepoint designer 07. The tables were built using Access. I tried Infopath however my Sharepoint Server ...
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Access to an hidden column (stock fields) with JavaScript

How can I "read" the fields of an hidden column with JavaScript? More precisely, I would like to recolor columnA fields according to columnB "Priority" fields (which is hidden in forms and not ...
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The request channel timed out while waiting for a reply after 00:00:59

I am writing a very basic SharePoint webservice. I tested against 2010 small library and it works just fine every time. Issue comes with MOSS 2007 server where a library is very big. I am using .Net ...
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Moving web part zone from the bottom to the right in wiki pages [duplicate]

I have a Wiki pages that I need to add a Web Part to. When I go to Site Actions, Edit Page and scroll to the bottom of the Wiki page I can click Add a Web Part and go through the process to get this ...
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Hide a view in the view menu

I have created a view in a custom list, with audience targeting option on the web part (the list), to only allow specific users to access the view. Is it possible to hide the view name in the view ...
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full farm backup for Moss 2007

We have 4 WFE servers 2 application servers and 3 Sql servers. I want to take full farm backup. I have to do some very critical activity on the farm, hence in case of failure i will be able to restore ...
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Search showing deleted items in results

We have a public facing site. One of the pages was deleted , that still shows up in the search results even after multiple FULL CRAWL. When i browse to the URL from the search results it takes me to ...
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Migration of Custom Workflows from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have never worked on Custom Workflows and for now I need to migrate a Custom Workflow solution from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010. I have converted the solution in VS2010 and it if error free. Will ...
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Can text in a lookup column be displayed as text with no link?

SharePoint 2007 and have site curate access only. List-A has a column Name and that is a lookup to List-B, which only has names and no other information. Now when looking at lookup columns in views ...
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Changed the default bindings value in iis 7 for sharepoint website

I have an issue after editing the Site bindings value in iis for SharePoint-80 Web Application in WFE server, I am getting the following error (The Web application at http://example.com not be found. ...
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How to make a copy of a SharePoint 2007 List library

May I know how to make a copy of a SharePoint 2007 List library on the same site without saving as a template? Example: I have a SharePoint 2007 List library named 'Work Request' under a site ...
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Opening a document in read-only mode using an external control

I have a .Net application that (amongst other things) provides a front end to a sharepoint document library. Users are able to open documents, and I use the Open Documents Control to do so ...
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Web Part Editor Part is not visible

I have a problem with Custom Webpart configuration on Sharepoint 2007. I have 2 environments - dev environment and production. My Custom WebPart has Editor Part as a part of configuration and I can ...
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Get Mysite Profile pictures using jquery

Using Sharepoint 2007 Have JQuery and SPServices.js available. I need to be able to gather profile pictures (or just the URL whichever is easier) from a users MySite. It will be a dynamic list of ...
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1answer
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Custom workflow activity for SP 2007 appears in Designer's action picker but won't add

This is SharePoint 2007. I created a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2008 (using this and a few other blogs as a reference). I deployed it properly, I think. I can go into SharePoint ...
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Evaluating dates in a DVWP

I'm trying to evaluate 2 dates in my DVWP, @StartDate (date and time field) and ddwrt:Today(). My expression looks like this: <xsl:when> <xsl:choose> <xsl:when ...
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How to find the user who deleted a subsite in MOSS 2007?

In my current work location we have a MOSS 2007 intranet environment with more than 10 site collections, but in one of the site collections few sub-sites were deleted on the same day. We have analysed ...
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I have issue in Incremental Content Deployment in SharePoint 2007

I have an issue in Incremental Content Deployment from Staging to Production in SharePoint 2007, the job was running successfully, suddenly got the below error, so please help me to fix the issue. ...
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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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Use field in last item to filter the list view

I have a list which is updated about once a week with 50-100 new items through the use of Spreadsheet view and pasting from Excel. My problem is that I need to find what date when the list was last ...
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Farm backup failed due to Search sevice application database

I am working on one of my clients MOSS 2007 portal. I can successfully take backup of site collection. Since last few months we are getting Farm backup failed due to Search DB. I have few more ...
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Redirect a PDF referencing old 2007 site

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that has numerous documents migrated over from our old SharePoint 2007 site. These documents that were migrated to 2010 (PDFs) have links in them that reference old ...
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3answers
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How can I print all of the documents in a document library using code?

I want to know how to print all the files in a document library. I googled it and unable to find the solution. But during search I found a tool which provides almost the same type of functionality. ...
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1answer
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Conditionally hide/require form column based on radio buttons

I'm sure it's been asked a million times, but after hours of searching and messing around I have been unable to find a solution...Hopefully someone here can help me? I have a SharePoint list that has ...
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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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CEWP and several standard views

I have a list with several standard views using MOSS. Is it possible to have only one CEWP for several standard views? If I want to do the same thing on all my views through only one CEWP, I can ...
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Cannot connect to server Excel file

I have a user in my company's portal (SharePoint 2007) that cannot upload changes made in an Excel file. He needs to have the compatibility view active in IE in order to be able to open the ...
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Changing The TopNavFlyouts from Left-to-right to Right-to-Left(SharePoint 2007)

I'm trying to customize my design by applying a new css. Now the Top Menu Bar has flyouts. But the flyout\drop-down menu starts from the left point of the menu item and I want it to start from the ...
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Textbox in SharePoint lists

Is it possible to insert a textbox in a SharePoint list? For example, if I want to collect my customers'feedback, a Textbox directly in the column "Feedback" would be great, avoiding them to edit each ...
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Anonymous access to NewForm in Sharepoinn 2007

I have a problem with anonymous access to for example NewForm of a list in SP2007. I have enabled anonymous access in SP, and it is working on for main page. I have enabled anonymous access to the ...
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Upgrading solution 2007 from the 2010 package

I have a small issue or a big one ... So I have a SharePoint 2007 where a solution build in visual studio 2008 is deployed. Recently i've started to develop in 2010, i converted the solution to the ...
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Catastrophic Failure when merging InfoPath documents

At my organization we are running SharePoint 2007 and have recently upgraded MS Office from 2007 to 2013. In this scenario we merge InfoPath documents that are located in a SharePoint form library, ...
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CSS changes only show for the admins in Sharepoint 2007

I'm trying to make a new site design and I'm using the "Band" theme&master. I've made tons of changes to the css(the original one + made the page load another css to override some divs that can't ...