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Why EventCache table size is huge

I have a MOSS publishing site. Content is quite small. I noticed that content database size is now 5GB without any significant content changes made. Using a script to show the tables' sizes, I noticed ...
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SP 2007 - Make picture library thumbnail unclickable

SP 2007 / Moss: I have a picture library where I want to show the thumbnail in the list view but make it unclickable. Right now when I click on it, it goes to the display form. When I go into the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Migration from 2007 and 2010

I have some data in MOSS 2007 and some in SharePoint 2010. I am planning to migrate to SharePoint 2013. The amount of data is around 50GB. I don't want the entire content DB. I am planning to use a ...
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Unable to save changes in Datasheet View

We have a custom list that we are trying to edit in Datasheet view and are getting the following error when the next row is clicked: Another user has changed the structure of this list. All your ...
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; or , in calculated columns

The separator is related to the language settings. Rule of thumb: of the decimal separator is a . (dot) then the parameter separator is a , (comma) So most non-english languages have the , (comma) ...
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Could not load type custom from assembly custom SharePoint 2007

Recently I tried to add a aspx page by copying existing page and rename it with desired name. I was able to successfully deploy it but now the original page from which I copied is not rendering it is ...
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Semicolon delimited text field used in email workflow

unfortunately, I still have some forms on SharePoint 2007. Somehow, a workflow that was created by a previous person disappeared (grew legs and walked away? idk). I am looking to recreate this ...
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InfoPath 2007 Client form does not open on my machine

We have a moss2007 site with form libraries having client infopath forms published directly to it. When I click on new in the form library i receive the following error. Form template: ...
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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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Why does the rich text editor sometimes show HTML code instead of rich text?

I have a list in a SharePoint 2007 site with some rich text fields (type - 'Multiple lines of text'). Most users use the rich text editor and Internet Explorer to edit these fields. When editing list ...
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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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How can I implement Track Changes functionality with InfoPath 2007/2010 in SharePoint 2007

I need to track changes from version to version in my InfoPath forms that are hosted in a SharePoint 2007 form library. Can someone walk me through what my options are? I need to understand all of ...
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Site Content and Structure data move limits?

I'm attempting to split a large library of approx 8,000 items into 4 seperate folders in the same (current) library. Each group of 2,000 items will be 1GB+. Are there limits to how much data can be ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2007 - Workflow step with multiple if conditions

I've got a SharePoint list with multiple fields for names - they don't all need to contain names. I want to set up a workflow to have: if name1 is not empty { do this } if name2 is not empty { do ...
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Sequential Workflow Transaction Aborted System.TimeoutException

I have created a custom sequential workflow with VS for SharePoint 2007. When the workflow is activated 5 parallel tasks are created. All my tasks are created as I can see in my logging but after ...
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SharePoint 2007: Calculated column - formula for calculation based on column containing NA

In a SharePoint list, I have 6 numeric columns that can contain numbers in the range (1,4). However, one or all of these columns may contain "NA" value. There is a separate calculated column which ...
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SharePoint 2007 issue with Excel editable file link

I have an excel file that it editable by my team so it can be saved under the same file name. I recently created a link to it from another site, but it is not editable (it can't be checked out) so ...
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How do I find the Lists folder on our website?

First off, I have almost no experience with Sharepoint and some limited experience with websites. I do have programming experience in Python, as well as some VB.Net and C#. We have a Sharepoint ...
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Disable auto activate feature

I have a really strange behaviour, I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and I have a feature web application scoped, and i don't want it automatically being activated on deploying the solution, but it ...
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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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Passing contact from Sharepoint (2007) to Infopath (2007) form

I want to automate the creation of a form that includes several fields that are passed from other Sharepoint lists. So far I've managed to accomplish the task through the use of promoted fields and a ...
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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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Sharepoint Designer workflow very slow to start

I am designing a list with one workflow associated to it and the workflow does pretty much all the logic and has quite a few steps.. like ~20 steps. The workflow is set to start as soon as a new item ...
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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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Setting colors to list items of a column in Moss 2007

My req: I have a column called status and I want to set the colors to the columns values based and not the entire row. So if status is 'approved' then set the approved value to color green..etc. I ...
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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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Connecting Web part to external Database

I'm trying to connect a web-part running in SharePoint 2007 site to an external Sql Server 2005 database. I get a System.Secutity.SecurityException with "Request Failed" message when I attach debugger ...
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Best Practices for Deploying Timer jobs in Server Farm Environments with multiple WFE

I've a timer job which I want to run only once per day, for the entire farm. How do I Deploy it in a multiple WFE environment? Do I run the stsadm -o deploysolution command in every WFE, or just the ...
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Failed to apply web.config mods through central admin

I’m trying to set the authentication provider for a newly created web site (Application Management -> Authentication Providers). I try to set it to either Forms or Windows (the setting doesn’t ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based upon Smart ...
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Restrict search to one field in a content type?

How can I restrict the SharePoint search to only search against one field for a content type. I can create a scope for the content type but how do I go about restricting the search to just the one ...
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Is there a list of Sharepoint 2007 WebParts, Features and ContentTypes that Sharepoint installs with?

Where I can find a list of all the Web Parts, Features and Content Types that are available to a regular SharePoint installation? What I need to do is identify any of the above in a SharePoint site ...
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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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Get the node value using js or jquery in SharePoint Designer

<tr> <td width="25%" class="ms-vb"> <b>Inclusion:</b> </td> <td width="75%" class="ms-vb"> <xsl:value-of select="@Inclusion" /> ...
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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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Prevent update of SharePoint document library item when clicking [OK] button in Edit Form

I am developing a SharePoint (2007) document library item event receiver to force the user to click on the [Cancel] button instead of the [OK] button in the Edit Form (EditForm.aspx), since clicking ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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Setting up approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007

I am trying to setup Approval workflow in sharepoint designer 2007: User creates a new list item Should trigger an email and assign the task to manager Manager reviews the item an clicks on ...
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Need to set default values to today for custom date column when newform.aspx loads using c#

I want to modify this codeplex solution http://datetimebyminute.codeplex.com/. Right now the custom field defaults to the date when we add the column to the list when we open the new form.aspx. I want ...
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How do I archive Infopath forms uploaded into Sharepoint 2007 when my Sharepoint site runs low on storage?

I have designed system where users submit Infopath forms to a Sharepoint 2007 site. The Infopath forms allow users to also attach pdfs in their submission. My problem now is that the Sharepoint site ...
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Cannot edit members of a provider - ,MOSS Forms Based Authentication

I have a MOSS web app using both Windows and Forms Authentication. I see that there is a Members group that can be edited for the forms users. It's server 2003, IIS 6, so I go to the properties of ...
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CAML query results multiple row for people picker field with multiple value in SharePoint webservices

Below is the SharePoint web service I am using to get list items from a SharePoint 2007 calendar list. The calendar list has a people picker field which can have more than one user. Now as I run the ...
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Copy document to document library in another site with meta-data

I have implemented an event receiver on a SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) document library, to perform certain validations via the itemUpdating method and to copy the document to a document library in another ...
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Best practice for calling web service from Sharepoint List Item Event Receiver

What is the recommended way to introduce the invocation of an ASP.NET web service from a SharePoint list item event receiver (specifically, a MOSS 2007 document library)? I don't want to tightly ...
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Get Identification/Configuration from server in Workflow

I am working in a system where changes in lists will trigger a workflow, which will call an external system (a Java WildFly/JBoss server). That system will connect to Sharepoint through WebServices to ...
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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 this ...
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How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...
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MOSS 2007 SPItemEventProperties values of fields accessed via display name or internal name

I need to access the before and after field values for the list item corresponding to an event receiver in MOSS 2007. The name of the field is Annual Salary and the InternalName is ...
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How do you put a hyperlink into a multiline text field?

When typing text into a multiline rich text field, I want to put some hyperlinks in. How do I do that?