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Getting Version History and What Field has Changed

I am using the GetVersionCollection to get the history information from my list. This seems to be working fine; however, what I need to do is get the version history of the individual item which has ...
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show contents of a wiki page on as webpart 2007

I want to display a wiki page on a sites main page (2007) I tried doing a page viewer and that displayed the ENTIRE page with top links and quick launch and everything Any ideas on how to show the ...
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Searching large lists

I have a list (approximately 1000 entries) loaded onto a site as list webpart. I would like to be able to search this list with a partial query (ie similar to find in excel or word). I have found a ...
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Best way to upload document to a cross domain

what will best way for me to upload a document to a different site collection in a different domain (also a different farm) using some credentails. Should i use List.asmx web services or Should i ...
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SharePoint 2007 Designer conditionally require a field

I'm trying to create custom form for a SharePoint 2007 document library using SharePoint Designer 2007. Is it possible to make a form field conditionally required based on the selected item from a ...
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Webpart not updating for Read only users

I have a SharePoint page with Two webparts, one of them is a list displaying the previous months, the other is a xsl webpart that displays the news of the selected month using the url. (like ...
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Users get subscribed to the same list more than once

I have developed a timerjob for MOSS 2007 which loops through a variety of subsites and then loops through all users on each site. Code can be seen here The issue at hand is that some of the users ...
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RunWithElevatedPrivileges doesn't work in Webpart Constructor

With Sharepoint 2007 I am using RunWithElevatedPrivileges to write to the Event Log, but if I place the call inside the Webpart constructor, I get a "Request Failed" message. However, if I put this ...
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What can cause (almost) all views on a SharePoint document library to lose all of their filter conditions?

My particular instance of this problem occured such that all but two of our document library views, and all connected web part pages lost their view filters. Detailed data points below. SharePoint ...
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Using custom parameter with a form control as source in Data view Webpart

On a page, I have a dataview webpart to enter a new item in a list. It has just one text-box to enter data in a list field.On submit, the form is redirected to a custom page. I want to grab the text ...
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Multicolumn textarea area to insert into SharePoint 2007 but display not correctly

I have a form that use SPServices and have a textarea field for user to insert multi rows data. The data from the textarea can be successfully insert into the SharePoint 2007 column of type 'Multiple ...
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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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Custom Master page set as a default on feature activation in Moss

I've a site in moss. I have created feature in my solution and on feature activation it will set the custom master page CustomMaster.master as a default master page and on feature deactivation it will ...
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SharePoint 2007 datasheet view not working after install of Microsoft Office 2013

Data sheet view worked in MS Office 2010/IE8 but since I was upgraded to MS Office 2013/IE10 data sheet view does not work. I do not have a option to go back to MS Office 2010/IE8. SharePoint 2007 is ...
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How to move SharePoint 2007 data to Fileshare on a timely manner

I have MOSS farm,DR team does yearly DR excerises and they have a question at the time of Disaster,since all the data is stored in SharePoint,Assuming that DR team's SharePoint site wil be down during ...
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Creating website errror “The security validation for this page is invalid”

I have issu with the creating a website, the error says: "The security validation for this page is invalid" SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite site = new ...
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Cannot Complete this action when creating new list item in moss 2007

I am getting this error when trying to create a list item in any of the list using default new form. I am not using any custom code Unexpected query execution failure, error code 1205. Additional ...
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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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Modified column's value

I experienced that when I make some changes in a document without checking out the document, the value in Modified column won't change/update, this value changes/gets updated only when i check the ...
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User migration in Project Server 2013

I am working SharePoint. We just migrated all users in MOSS 2007/SharePoint 2010 from one domain to another domain using "stsadm migrateuser" script. Migration completed successfully in MOSS ...
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Site collection not created programmatically only in LIVE Server

I am using SharePoint 2007 and was not able to create site collection and add sites pro grammatically using c# code. Some times it creates the site collection and some times it doesn't. works fine ...
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Restrict list drop down choice

I have a list of requests and I want to restrict the users from skipping a Status, so if the list item is at Status 3 they can only change it to 4. This is because everytime the request moves to the ...
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SharePoint 2007 Automatic Workflows

Is there a way to create a workflow that will check an entire list. I want to create a workflow that will check all of the entries in a list for a particular item. I do not want to have to fire the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 list alerts

I have a SharePoint list for which I have created a specific view with a filtered column. I have set an alert to alert me if "Existing items are modified" and "Someone changes an item that appears in ...
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Order names in people picker

Is there a way to order the names in a people picker? In my Document Library a person's name is attached to the docuemt when it's uploaded and as you can see below the names are ordered by first name ...
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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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Migration from Moss 2007 to SharePoint 2013

We have an application on Moss 2007 where good amount of customizations are present. Directly we cannot migrate to 2013. what will be best approach for this? What all 3rd party tools are able to ...
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Clone Existing SP2007 Site to New Environment For Testing and Staging

I am currently working on a large SP2007 site for a client. This site was initially built from a VS solution and some of the components of the solution can still be deployed to production if code ...
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How many ways we can deploy any solution in moss?

What all different ways available to deploy any custom solution in moss. Which is the best practice to follow while deploying solution?
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sharepoint 2007 list datasheet view set fields background color

I have a list datasheet view in MOSS 2007. I have a requirement to set the background color to green for a set of fields. There is no conditions involved. whenever users select this view, they are ...
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User without permissions on SharePoint library in a certain computer

I'm really stuck with this problem. Something on our sharepoint (or maybe in the user's computer) is preventing them from using certaing library features: The user cannot see the upload multiple ...
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Can the Default blog page layout be edited?

I have created custom page layout for my other 'normal' pages. However i can't find how to set my blog to use my page layout? Or any other page layout for that matter. Is it possible to change a the ...
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SharePoint List as Lookup Issue

I am using SharePoint 2007. I have a list which contains the names of all 50 states in the United States and as such contains a total of 50 items in the list. I created another list which has a ...
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Library Management in Sharepoint 2007

We have numerous document libraries, each one assigned to a different "web" within Sharepoint 2007. What I'm tasked to do is to upload bulk documents into these "webs" under the document library, ...
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Document library forces check-in upon adding custom lookup column

SharePoint 2007 Team Site Add a Document Library with the Word 2003 template Add a new item, save, close document, no problems Add a (required) custom lookup field to the document library Add a new ...
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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 ...
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Website cannot be found

I have installed SP 2007 where nine domains are being hosted. Everything has been working correct until now. Right now, some of the domains cannot be displayed. I tried to edit the site in designer ...
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SharePoint 2007 calendar event creation via email

I've SP Calendar with enabled incoming email. If Security policy set to Accept e-mail messages based on list permissions and user who sends a meeting request has Contribute permissions - it ...
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Error message :File extension changes to .aspx on opening any excel or word file in a sharepoint document library

I have a document library in Sharepoint 2007 which consists of few word and excel files. Whenever i try to open a file, it shows the message " the file [filename.aspx] you are trying to open is in a ...
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Users denied access to certain site collection until an administrator opens it

We are having a problem with users getting "Access denied" errors when trying to access a certain site collection. These users all have the proper permissions to the site and have accessed it in the ...
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Cant edit start date in a new MOSS task

This has me stumped I've gone to add a task to a task list on my Team Site. All of the fields are editable except Start Date, which is displayed as a label rather than a Date Picker. I'm using the ...
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Import from Excel Spreadsheet works in IE6 not IE8

I'm having an issue in SharePoint 2007 in IE 8 where, when creating a new List using Excel Spreadsheet Import, I get redirected to a 403 error. This feature works in IE 6 but not IE 8. Can anyone ...
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Configuring SharePoint 2007 with Apache Reverse Proxy — issues with relative URLs

This question was posted at ServerFault before I realized there was a community dedicated to SharePoint here. Essentially, we've been tasked with placing our entire SharePoint 2007 app behind an ...
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HTTPModule Filter returns corrupt data when reading file from SharePoint Document Library

Let's prove how much better the SharePoint Overflow community is as on Stack Overflow there is a big silence when things become difficult, at least for this question. I'll omit the wall of text, for ...