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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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Cannot specify an Audience for a Summary link web part: “no exact match was found”

I would like set an audience on a Summary web part. This reason for this is the fact that two groups of users have access to the page on which it will be shown, let's say members and admins. One ...
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MOSS timing out on regular basis

I have been running into an issue on MOSS 2007 for the last two weeks, users are reporting extremely slow responses from SharePoint, a lot are reporting time outs when doing anything within ...
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Excel web access data ( graphs) is showing gray color on SharePoint 2007

I am using "Excel Web Access" Web Parts to show the excel graphs in my MOSS2007 setup. I have multiple team sites under one site-collection. Excel web access is fine for all the team sites but , its ...
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Why is Workflow sending Emails even when Status is Complete and %Complete = 100%?

We have a user that is receiving the Task assigned to emails about once a week. He is listed in the CC field of the emails (I think this indicates he created the list entry for which the Workflow is ...
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Cannot find the object “SiteDeletion” because it does not exist

I never came across this error before, I searched google and MSDN but not even one post that explains object "SiteDeletion" Problem is when I run PSCONFIG on SharePoint 2007 server on stage two I get ...
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Breadcrumbs Navigation Requirement Changed

Scenario I have 20's of site in a single site collection we can say "portal A", Now I have list of site collections, let me explain it using a tree Now we are creating breadcrumb navigation using ...
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SharePoint Calendar event not created when sending a meeting request

I have a calender created on my SharePoint site. I have configured the incoming email settings for the calendar list. I have added an email id for this calendar list. When i create a meeting request ...
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Data view web part throwing error

Hi I'm using a xslt based dataview webpart the steps i have taken to create a data view webpart is that added a list view webpart on the page Modified the toolbar property to show fulll toolbar ...
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How to pass Url as value in Hyperlink field Type in List Instance?

I have try to add Url as value in List Instance. <ListInstance Title="Lists Link" TemplateType="1005" Description="All Lists Link Url in This Custom List" ...
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What would make someone lose site collection admin rights and disappear from all SharePoint Groups at the same time every day?

We have someone who has been a site collection administrator for years and is suddenly losing site collection admin rights at 3PM each day. The person also disappears from all SharePoint Groups that ...
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Location of SPResource.GetString() strings (for Access Request emails)

I'm looking into changing the text on the emails which are sent out after a user clicks the Request Access link on an Access Denied page in MOSS (2007). This blog post has some helpful information, ...
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how to backup a SPList with 25000 records including attachements on SP2007

On SP2007 there is a sharepoint list (SPList) with 25000 records. The records contain attachements. In SP Designer 2007, the list has a size of 64MB. How can a backup be created ? Options ...
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SystemUpdate(false) not able to retain Modified fields

I am using SystemUpdate(false) in my code block and was not able to retain the modified values for a document library (both folders and files) when I am trying to rename the folder or file. Please ...
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WCF service in SP2010

I want to use WCF service in SharePoint 2010 but have problem. First, in mapped Sp2010 folder(ISAPI) I created newfolder/myfile.svc and in that file I put a reference to my DLL: <%@ServiceHost ...
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Arrange content source by content database

As per this question when we move site collections around, they drop from the search results. Our last full crawl took over 8 days and while that's happening we don't get incremental results which ...
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stsadm.exe crashes on all commands

All of a sudden, stsadm has stopped working, crashing on all commands it is run with (even -help!) e.g. > stsadm.exe -help Unhandled Exception: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. ...
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Exchange 2003- Publish free/busy information to sharepoint

I have Exchange Server 2003 and I want to see free/busy schedules for the users in SharePoint. Is it possible? I want to do this in SharePoint 2010.
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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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Single Sign-On in SharePoint

We have a requirement to implement ‘Single Sign-On’ for SharePoint and a Java application. We have a Java web application running on JBoss server with normal authentication and authorization process ...
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Read-only document displays Check Out button in MS Word “Server Document” bar

Similar to the issue described here, I have a customer whose users see the "Check Out" button when opening Word 2007 documents directly from a document library with the checkin/out enabled. ...
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Web.config backups

Can we prevent the automated backup of moss web.config files or limit the number of them?
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Moving Workflow History

Has anyone ever tried to move a subsite to a new site collection and keep the workflow history? It seems a standard export/import ignores this list, even more advanced tools such as CopyMove, Codeplex ...
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Deploying all components of an InfoPath form plus managed code as a solution

Has anyone successfully packaged up an InfoPath form solution with the following features? Custom site columns for properties promoted from form Custom content types to be associated with form ...
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Why are my users Suddenly unable to attach/upload documents (Sharepoint 2007)

Users suddenly not able to upload documents to various lists. This is happening in both IE and Chrome. It will occasionally work randomly. After browsing to the desired document to be uploaded, ...
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Export table of all versions of list items

Using SharePoint 2007, and I only have client-side access. I can view all versions of each item in a list by using the IncludeVersions parameter as follows: ...
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Index Out of Range when opening folders

When opening a sub-folder in a shared document library to view the files, I receive the following exception: [ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than ...
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Get a httpModule before SPRequest

I am currently supporting an application running on SharePoint 2007 and have run in to a problem with the order of httpModules. I've written a module that initiates context needed by our role ...
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Alternate for SafeAgainstScript attribute in sharepoint 2007?

How can we use SafeAgainstScript attribute in sharepoint 2007 ? Is there any alternate for that in sharepoint 2007 ?
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Web.config : Allow Users in Sharepoint 2007

My requirement is to deny access to all users except for few for a specific file , So I have specified the path : _vti_bin/_vti_adm/admin.dll and mentioned the allow users and deny users as below . ...
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_catalogs/masterpage/ returns 404 NOT FOUND - MOSS 2007

I am new in Sharepoint, but I am with a project that is using MOSS 2007. When I try to access Gallery > Master Page it redirects to http://myservername/_catalogs/masterpage/. The problem is that ...
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Crawled Properties from Business Data not getting created

I have created a content source crawling exteranl data using business data connectivity service. I can sucessfully crawl the business data content source without any errors. In crawl logs also I ...
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Win7 Office2010 SharePoint2007 Error Editing/Viewing Documents

SITUATION: We are having an issue with users editing files in MOSS 2007 using IE8. This is not impacting users that still use Windows XP and Office 2007 (IE7), but rolling back is not an option. The ...
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GetPublishingPages using the DefaultView?

I'm pulling a list of pages from a PublishingWeb like so ... PublishingWeb pubWeb = PublishingWeb.GetPublishingWeb(elevatedWeb); foreach (PublishingPage page in pubWeb.GetPublishingPages()) { ...
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Custom Action Safe Control 2007

In extension to this question of mine, If I put location of custom action as "Location="Microsoft.SharePoint.StandardMenu" it gives me error Failed to create a control from assembly '', class ...
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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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“Changed On/Modified” columns - Date Format & Regional Settings

I was wondering if I change my regional settings through: Site Settings - Regional Settings - Locale: Dutch (Netherlands), affects the date format of the standard columns (Changed On/Modified e.g.). ...
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Risk in inheriting from “Event” content type?

I'm looking to inherit from the "Event" content type (0x0102) to enrich the meta data associated with calendar items. OOTB it's hidden but I've found many blog posts talking about how to get round ...
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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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No 'edit' button on sharepoint 2010 after upgrade from 2007

I've upgraded a SharePoint 2007 (12.0.0.6421) database to SharePoint 2010 (no SP's or anything yet) and I noticed that there is no edit button that brings up the ribbon to edit a page in the upgraded ...
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Get the node value using js or jquery in SharePoint Designer

<tr> <td width="25%" class="ms-vb"> <b>Inclusion:</b> </td> <td ...
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Creating custom Actions within an Retention Policy

Does anyone know, either via the object model or through xml, if you can create custom actions for a retention policy, which is defined as part of an Information Management Policy? I know that you ...
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Can I create a connected web part using Silverlight in SharePoint 2007?

Currently, I have a connected web part that consumes a SharePoint list and uses the data to add locations to a Google Map control. What I'd like to do is use the Bing Maps Silverlight control and use ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Document Library ViewSelector

Here I find myself again wondering why certain things work and some just don't. I was wondering how I could display the "View Selector" on a document library webpart? The Site settings AllItems.aspx ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Publishing sites and integrating the blog site template

Has anyone had any experience of using the MOSS blog template for publishing sites? It seems you have to turn off the ‘ViewFormPagesLockDown’ feature to stop authentication prompts when clicking the ...
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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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How to install SharePoint 2007 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine?

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Enterprise. How can I install SharePoint 2007 on my machine / which version should I used? I have tried SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise SP1, but the ...
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Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm

Hi As I said in one of my previous question, I have got a virtual Machine Image (VMWARE) for MS server 2003 with MOSS 2007 setup. Where they changed both IP and host name. Following problems I face ...
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Can I develop web parts just with WSS 3.0 and Visual Studio Express?

Can I get away with building and testing basic web parts just by installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a VPC with Visual Studio Express Editions?