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Move different lists together in MOSS 2007

I'm currently trying to move two lists together, those two lists are created on different list templates, one is an Issue Tracking list and the other is a Custom List, is it possible to move them ...
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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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HTTP Handler not working for MS office extensions

I am trying to map a custom HTTP handler for *.pptx files and for some reason this is not working. My HTTP handler does nothing else other than sending an email when a powerpoint file is accessed. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to update a SharePoint 2010 list via an InfoPath 2010 client form using code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for ...
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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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Task Status in SharePoint 2007 not changing when it is changed in Outlook

I can create a task in Outlook and assign it to myself. I have synchronized Outlook with SharePoint so the Task appears in my Outlook Task Pane. All good so far. When I mark the task as complete and ...
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How to track external URL clicks from SharePoint 2007

I've been asked to track how many times an outside URL is clicked from a SharePoint 2007 page (listed in a links library). I'd like to do this from the page itself if possible. Site auditing has ...
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Export files from Sharepoint 2007. Without stsadm(?)

I want to export all documents from a sharepoint 2007 without have to import them to a new site. I've used the STSADM command and obviously got stuck with 50k .dat files. What i've understood i cant ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Datasheet View

I have read and read and read many sites on this and I have read a bunch from this site. I have a user that can't use datasheet view mode. The user was having an issue with not being able to export to ...
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Customize the Ownership email in a task list when assigned to a person SP2007

Is there an easy way to customize the generated emails that sends whenever i assign an item in a task list? i need to remove the link that goes to the list and the one to modify the personal ...
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How to change the style of a summary link web part in sharepoint 2007

I created a summary link web part on my sharepoint 2007 page. Now I see that If I select the style "Banded" for the group headers, they come up highlighted in grey. Is there any way to change that ...
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How to display information about active and inactive SP2007 workflows?

I'm new to the Workflow Object Model in MOSS 2007, and trying to find an example of C# code that does the same as this SP2010 PowerShell? //get all the lists $lists = $web.Lists foreach ($list in ...
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Excluding items from a crawl based on properties

We have a 2013 farm that is crawling a 2007 content source with a lot of outdated content in it. We'd really like to exclude items from the crawl based on their last modified date, but we're having ...
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Conditional Automated Email Alerts in SP2007 based on list entries

I need a SP 2007 list to auto generate and send an email to an email address that is an attribute in the list 60 days prior to an expiration date that is also an attribute in the list, without 3rd ...
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Identify SharePoint Designer Workflows using Custom actions

We have a very large Web Applications which has around hundred OOB workflows and some might be using custom actions as well. How can I get the list of the workflows which are using these custom ...
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How to sort a Document Library exported to Access 2013 by filename

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that I have linked to MS Access. When I try to sort the table by the file name, the option to sort A ---> Z is grayed out. What is the limitation that I am running into? ...
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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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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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How to display a file extension field to a Sharepoint 2010 document library

I'm trying to make file extensions show in a Document library webpart in SharePoint 2007. I don't have SharePoint designer, and have only run across ways to do this in SP 2010 or later versions. ...
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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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I want to create KPI list based on sharepoint list but for empty columns

i have a custom list in which i upload the data the incidents that have violated the targets I have added one more column in the list as Justification. The users are required to update the ...
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Content type issue when migrating from SharePoint 2003 to 2007

I am in the process of performing a database migration from SharePoint 2003 to MOSS 2007. I am using the database migration method. For the most part, the content migrates well. However, there is one ...
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People picker finds group, then says no exact match found

I'm trying to add a group to a document library to give them permission to see it. If I type the group name and ask SP to check it, it says No exact match was found If I search the address book it ...
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Error while attaching content db to a different server

I got back up of content db from a demo server and trying to attach it to a newly created web application in my personal copy of same demo server but not up to date. however I am getting this error, ...
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auto populating infopath forms from SQL Server Database

We are using Infopath Forms to store and manage our server documentation. A lot of the information there is already drawn from the devices (memory, CPU, network adapters etc), and stored in a separate ...
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sharepoint 2007 workflow restarts automatically after 30 minutes

I have this situation: a simple list with a workflow to collect data from user. Then on the Approval Tasks list I added another workflow to send an email to the user with the link to start the above ...
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Opening a document library causes “An unexpected error has occurred” error message

I have a document library that has been used for the last year, but as of today users are unable to access the library. When they try to access it, they get the error "An unpexected error has ...
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Cannot remove file <x>. Error Code: 16388

I've written a tool top copy/paste/delete files accross site collections and then remove the original version from the recycle bin. The method to copy the files is: public bool ...
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Filter webpart sharepoint 2007

Hi I need to add filters on search results page in sharepoint 2007, Please guide how to do that. My requirement is quite similar to Filter webpart on the Search Page Thanks in advance
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Remove count beneath group

I have added a count to the view of a document library. I'm happy with the totals at the top and next to the name (see orange boxes) but I want to get rid of the totals under each group (see blue ...
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MOSS 2007: jquery can't access web methods from custom web parts

I have custom web parts on MOSS 2007 that uses jquery to call my custom web methods. I have been checking my MOSS 2007 Web Application on Firefox with Firebug and on the Console Tab it says 401 errors ...
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Passing parameters to stored procedure in data view web part

I have a stored procedure which accepts 2 parameters. The stored proc is executed as EXEC MySP N'Val1, Val2', N'A,B,C' I inserted a Data View Web-Part and tried to get data from stored procedure. ...
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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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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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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 ...