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What is the difference between SPContext.Current.Web and SPContext.Current.Site.OpenWeb()?

My colleague found that some scenarios of working with SPWeb objects depend on how you obtain them. I'm not talking of impersonating with UserTokens - that another story. But at times when you write ...
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Execution order of event receivers and workflow on a list

Is it possible to know beforehand whether event receivers on a list will always execute before any workflows associated with that list?
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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Moving a site to a different site collection

I am looking for a C# script that will move a site with all permissions and content to another site collection. Google isn't helping me or maybe i dont know what exactly to look for. e.g. I have a ...
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Immediate-alerts Email Notification not sending emails

The alerts are working, but for some reason the " Send e-mail when ownership is assigned" on a task list is not working. A task is assigned to a user however Immediate-alerts are not sending the ...
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Web.Config changes to extended sites programatically

How can you add web.config changes to Extended sites programatically? SPWebConfigModification class does this for both the Main web application and extended web application. I want to do it only for ...
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Moving a Web Application from One server farm to another server farm

We have a Virtual Machine "vDemo" which is acting like our development server, then me as a developer has a copy of it on my PC, however my copy is very old and development server does have other ...
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Missing “Upload Multiple Documents” in SharePoint 2007

I'm using MOSS on the server and have Office Enterprise 2007 and IE9 on the client. In all libraries, I can only upload a single document at a time; the multiple document upload option is not ...
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How to add new field to custom list (See edit!)

I am using a Microsoft template for adding Training and Courses for people to register for. Everything is working fine, but I want to add a field to the Courses list. I want to add a field to indicate ...
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User Accounts Disappearing From SP Groups

We've been running into a bizarre scenario and I'm at a complete loss. I'm a site collection admin for my division's portal. We're on a shared internal company-wide MOSS server, and I have no access ...
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EBS (External Blob Storage) in SharePoint 2007

(Urgent) A few Questions about EBS in SP2007: Link or document on how to configure EBS step-by-step? Are there any reusable libraries or providers already available?(for external storage) What are ...
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Getting Web Template Not Found error while importing

I am importing a exported site with several sub-sites to a new Site Collection of its Own but getting following error Start Time: 8/9/2012 9:32:31 AM. Progress: Initializing Import. ...
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how to migrate web parts with .wsp solution package from sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010

can anyone please provide steps to follow for migratng custom web parts which has code based .wsp file form sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010.Thanks in advance
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importing a site to a new site collection error

I tried using STSADM to export / import a site definition, it exported properly, but when i tried to import it, it gave me fatal error that couldn't find a webtemplate #id** with LCID 1033, both ...
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Raw HTML content in editing controls using IE9

After updating the browser to IE9 (I used IE7 before), weird things happen when working on MOSS2007. When trying to edit content (a wiki entry for example), the textarea for editing shows raw HTML ...
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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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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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Couldn't find any way of displaying a message box in Visual Webpart 2007 (User Control)

I almost tried everything I could to display a nice message box in user control (.ascx) or code behind, but I failed miserably, Can anyone find me a tutorial in context to what I need and will 100% ...
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Moss Timer job deployed in one web application but running in a different web application

I can't believe Timer Jobs and SharePoint can be this un-predictable. I deployed my Timer job feature solution to web application A and activated feature, it worked for 3 days in same web application ...
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What is something I should to to help me to Learning SharePoint?

I have a list of items I was told I should learn below. Can you tell me if there is one that I should remove and one I can add that will help me learn sharepoint backend development. I have been ...
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Unable to upload a file

User 'X' is the site-collection owner. He tries to upload a 750kb file into a document library and gets the error: The server has aborted your upload. The files selected may exceed the ...
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why timer job stucks at initialized status

I don't get the point why sharepoint timer job stucks at "Initialized" status, even tho it worked properly once, any idea's ? I know how to make it work again then but just dont understand the ...
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SharePoint Item Edit Form (editform.aspx) keeps closing webparts

We have a custom list within MOSS 2007 which sporadically closes the edit forms web part, despite the fact that the web parts property 'allow close' is unticked. The only way to make the form work ...
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List item created through SPD workflow does not start “when a new item created” workflow

For some reason my workflow (Workflow A) designed in SPD to start when a new item is created does not start when a new item is created in another SPD workflow using the "Create List Item" action. My ...
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how to keep two sharepoint list in sync when located in 2 different servers

I two lists one is on site A which is on server A and the second one on site B on server B So i decided to use Powershell to export the list on site A and then grab the export and load it to the list ...
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Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature

Why the titles are blank (for example, I go to setting, site columns and select the group. I see all four columns but their title are missing. like, pobox, firstclassdate, deliverytype, carrier) for ...
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Why is SharePoint so slow?

I'm a SharePoint user. My company has introduced SharePoint and use it as their intranet site. They've made some changes to the masterpages, etc. to let the intranet have a 'corporate' feel. There ...
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Getting started with SharePoint 2010 for SharePoint 2007 Developers

Do you know some quick links that will help a SharePoint 2007 Developers to get started with SharePoint 2010. Let me start with the links I know. General Information on SharePoint 2010 Must watch ...
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What are the regular checkups needed on a SharePoint installation?

What are the regular check ups that need to be done on a SharePoint installation to preemptively prevent any problems or at least detect them early? I can think of: Checking event logs Check ...
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Picture Library Image size event receiver

I created a event receiver but work ok for single file but no work for multiple files, HttpFileCollection collection = _context.Request.Files; for (int i = 0; i < collection.Count; ...
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Can I change the file extension of a document that is already in a document library?

So I recently had a nice hitch in the SharePoint app I made for my client. We have a Document Library which is supposed to contain PDFs, converted from drawing files made in other programs. The test ...
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Warning of undisposed objects in Microsoft's own SharePoint code

I found many 8l1n warnings of undisposed objects in the SharePoint ULS logs. The interesting thing is that the entire stack trace does not show anything in my code. I am not sure what to look for in ...
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How can I migrate my existing MOSS 2007 userprofiles including audiences to SharePoint Server 2010?

We are planning to implement SharePoint Server 2010 in our orginization. Many of our in-house application are heavily dependent upon userprofiles and audience targeting. Is there any Microsoft ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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How do you remove fields from a custom list in SharePoint that have been added via the 'Add from existing site columns' menu item?

I have a custom list, and I've added a 'Page Image' field by clicking on the 'Add from existing site columns' link on the Settings page for the list. I would now like to remove the field, but clicking ...
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Exporting sites to a new content database

I have one site collection and it has grown to almost 500GB, i want to move one of our departments to a new site collection. It contains 5 sub-sites and in total about 200GB of content, so the end ...
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Getting date and time from SharePoint Server 2007 and throw it to Javascript variable

How to I get the date and time from SharePoint Server 2007 and pass this value as a Javascript variable?
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Setting up Quota for Subsites

I expect to have 1000+ subsites in a site-collection and would like to setup a quota for the subsites, is that possible in SharePoint 2007 & how ?
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Filtering for recurring events happening [Today]

Is this possible? Ryan Wheeler says its not here. Tim says it is if your view is of type "Standard View, with expanded recurring events" here. I haven't been able to get Tim's suggestion to work. ...
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Content query web part - include data from multiple lists

Is it possible to show data from two lists in CQWP? I am having this site setup. Department site -project site 1 -project site 2 -project site 3 - ... Every site is having a blog. I want to show ...
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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 add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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How to copy web part pages?

I have an aspx page with a half dozen web parts on it (Area1Estimates). I'd like to create a copy of this (Area2Estimates) and then just go in make some very minor changes to the parameters on the web ...
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SharePoint search web service error (NTLM) when called from HttpHandler

Here is my scenario: I have a SharePoint site I am working on, and it is on one server farm. In this site, I have created an HttpHandler that uses a SharePoint search webservice that is located on a ...
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Why Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we add a item to list (document library)

I have gone through hundred of articles over months but never understood as what could be the reason Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we upload a item, even though if you try ...
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How do use RTE_ConvertTextAreaToRichEdit() function in a customized aspx page in SharePoint 2007

How do use RTE_ConvertTextAreaToRichEdit() function in a customized aspx page in SharePoint 2007? I tried using a Javascript cleditor together with SPServices but could not get my data inside the ...
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When to use application pages (aspx) versus web parts?

I'm struggling with this question at the moment... Basically I'm pulling a set of data out of a DB table related to our LOB application, listing it, and then want to click through from this list to ...
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Customizing application.master

Whats the best way to customize application.master Master Page without going into the "Microsoft's Unsupported Environment" state?
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Does Anyone Any freeware/open source PDF converter we can use with sharepoint 2007

We currently using Active PDF software in our farm, which converts documents into pdf and merge them using our K2 back end coding, however I am looking for something easier, well doesn't matter even ...