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Locating a Custom Action in SharePoint 2007

I am working on upgrading an old MOSS application, and among other things it contains a custom action clearly visible in one of the libraries. I have set up a new CustomAction element in my new farm ...
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Formula for Overdue Items in SharePoint 2007 List

I am trying to build a SharePoint List to keep track of overdue Requests for Information.. My client wants this list to show the # of overdue responses each time he logs into SP. My main columns ...
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Newly uploaded Excel workbooks not showing in Excel Web Access in SP2007

Weve been having an issue recently regarding workbooks not showing within Excel Web Access on Sharepoint 2007. EWA is displaying a message stating "The workbook that you selected cannot be opened. ...
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In a DVWP my Multilookup column is not returning IDs, only column values

I've added a DVWP to a page. The DVWP shows data from a list with a multi value lookup column. The value returned for this column is in the form: value1;value2;value3. Now I want to render this ...
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Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
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Error when running configuration wizard sharepoint 2007

I am trying to run the configuration wizard to upgrade our SharePoint environment, which consists of one front end server and one SQL Server. I am getting this error. An exception of type ...
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Date column changed to Date and Time Column not showing times

I have several lists that need to be changed from Date Only to Date and Time in order to merge the lists in Access and generate reports. I changed the radio button on the column to Date and Time, and ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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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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Count characters in text field

I have a simple custom developed list that contains three columns, one of these columns should take maximum 7 characters, otherwise problems are caused, thus I want to make the user aware of the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Designer Workflow not automatically starting

Im a newbie to sharepoint workflows and sharepoint designer and am stuck. Im creating workflows associated with sharepoint lists. These workflows work perfectly if they are manually started from ...
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View for Last Approved Revision

Is there a way to create a view that displays (and links to) the last approved revision of a document or list item, even if you have permission to see the new draft version? My library has major/minor ...
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Sharepoint site creation problem

Ok, I am no SharePoint guru, and inherited this mess. So here is the scenario: SharePoint 2007 site collection has several subsites. in one of the subsites, when you try to create a new site, the ...
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Does SPList.ItemCount equal SPList.Folders.Count plus SPList.Items.Count?

I'm trying to do some inventorying of SharePoint 2007 content and have been scratching my head over this for a while now. I understand from MSDN that SPList.ItemCount counts all folders and items ...
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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 do I copy data from one Lookup Column to another LookupColum through Access?

I am moving a SharePoint List from 2007 to 2013. The only method I have found that is working so far is to move it through Access. I have become stuck now that I am trying to move a column that is ...
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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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How to update List Template

I have a list with several columns and different views. I used a list template (.stp file) to create my list. But in case of future updates or modifications, I want to be able to update my .stp file ...
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; or , in calculated columns

I can't understand the choice of the separators in calculated columns. I'm using SharePoint 2007 (MOSS), and I wrote a calculated column in order to extract the month name from a date. I used this ...
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Sharepoint 2007 SPAPI anonymous access

I have a problem with anonymous access to a list in SP 2007. I am using SPAPI to access list, but it always asking for username and password. I have enabled anonymous access to the site I have ...
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Differentiating CEWP Headings

If I have a web part page with a number of Content Editor Web Parts and Custom Lists attached to them, how would I go about visually identifying them? Changing the display txt isn't an option as ...
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How to loop into all webapplications, sitecollections, sites and print all permission groups and users

I am using sharepoint 2007 and is installed on windows server 2003 R2. I would like to create some script to show a environment summary like: webapplications site collections websites ...
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Custom WebParts shows only the WebPart-Title

I've got a huge problem. I developed three custom webparts and deployed them to our testserver and that works just fine. So I decided to deploy them to the production server as well but when I add ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...