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How to hide inherited fields in the custom list definition?

I have defined a Site Content Type which has inherited fields (inherited from parent content type). Also, created new custom list definition that uses the content type created. I want to hide the ...
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Two sources for people picker name resolution duplicating users

We have a dev environment where there are two sources for resolving names in people pickers. The spelling of the name gets corrected when you enter domain\user, but then it states there are no ...
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Search orphaned uploaded files from announcement list

We have a couple of announcement lists where the files were uploaded instead of attached. Some of these announcements were deleted but the files are still there. Is it possible to do a search of ...
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In workflow 'Set content approval status' do not change approval status

I have manual workflow, where I want to set content approval status to 'Approved'. I use Set content approval status action. It is executing, but it do not change my workflow. More info: I also have ...
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How orphan objects get created in content and configuration database?

I searched so many sites but not able to find the reason of creation of orphan objects in content and configuration database. Please help.
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HTTP 415 for SharePoint 2010 Lists.asmx

I try to do something with SharePoint 2010 SOAP and get HTTP 415 for any POST to MY_SERVER/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx while MY_SERVER/_vti_bin/ListData.svc works well. Simple call to ...
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Anti Virus sending alerts in Sharepoint Search folder

We have implemented SharePoint 2010 search, our antivirus generating following: fltxxxxx_xxxx.csv as W32.EICAR.15lc And location of the file is ...
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Enabling Edit Tab Ribbon Controls for List New/Edit forms in SharePoint 2010

<%@ Register TagPrefix="Utilities" Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities" Assembly="Microsoft.SharePoint, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c" %> <%@ ...
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How to Create a Word.docx Report from a SharePoint 2010 List?

I would appreciate some general guidance to point me down the right path. I want to create a monthly Word report where each record in an existing list will appear on their own page in a single Word ...
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DATEDIF in Workflow

Is it possible to use DATEIF inside a workflow? Right now I have: =DATEDIF(TODAY(),[Expiration Date],"D") Is this possible inside a workflow if? is there a certain benefit to it? Thanks.
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Injecting Javascript into SP2010 List - Need to make sure I have the right ID

New to Sharepoint 2010, but not new to coding. I have created a custom list with 4 text input fields and I am trying to target one of the fields called SUID with custom Javascript to modify how the ...
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Search Application Topology is keep loading in SharePoint 2010

I have Windows server 2008, SP2010 as one farm. I successfully configured the search service but the search topology is keep loading and annoying with the same error:- Please read below for more ...
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Uninstall and remove the solution from SharePoint Server 2010 thoroughly

I want to ask how to uninstall and remove the solution package from SharePoint Server 2010 thoroughly? I have a problem when I deploy a solution in SharePoint Server 2010. This solution had deployed ...
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Help option not working after migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

After migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 the help option (question mark symbol on the right corner) does not work. Opens a new page and says Internet Explorer cannot display error. Help ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 List Lookup failing on large lists

In one instance of two large lists connected via SPD 2010 workflow I observe a strange behavior: Lookups in Build dynamic string and Set workflow variable sometimes work as expected and then almost ...
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Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 environment consisting of one Web Front End Server and one Database Server. When I view the event logs on the Web Server I see several errors with the Event ID 6482: ...
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How do I create a custom HTML layout/pattern from list data?

I'm very new to SharePoint as a platform and I can't work out how to output HTML in a format that I want. I have a list with the following data included in columns: Title Description Image URL ...
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Workflow Question - how to send one email to “Created By” for multiple updates

I'm new to SharePoint, and I only have SharePoint designer 2010. I've been tasked with setting up a workflow wherein if there are 10 rows with one "Parent ID" and 9 of them have an updated status, to ...
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Remove from Master Activities Calendar (MAC) option

Using SharePoint 2010 - I have 4 calendars all rolling up into a MAC. However, the ADMIN for the calendar is requiring a way for him to be able to disable the item from being shown on the MAC, but ...
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Infopath not saving repeating table data properly in xml file

We have an Infopath custom form published in a SharePoint library (as content type). This form has a repeating table with a few columns. The idea is, one department adds "issues" in the repeating ...
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What services are involved in a SharePoint 2010 Shutdown/Startup? [duplicate]

due to a planned power outage I will be completely shutting down and starting up our SharePoint farm. Nothing about the application will be changed, no upgrades etc. I have seen this as the ...
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How to validate on an absolute date?

I have a datetime field named "Date", and would like to only allow values within a specific range, say March 2015 - June 2016. Is there an easy way to do this? This rather hard one doesn't trigger any ...
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SharePoint 2010 - specific day before date

What I would like is a calculation that would take return the value of the Thursday before my [TargetDate] value. If it is on a Thursday, it too has to be the Thursday before. This is to make sure ...
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Is it possible to query an Item with two or more conditions in OOB Update List Item WF Step

In SharePoint Designer 2010, in Workflows, is it possible to give more then one condition when querying items? Let me explain, it is fairly easy to drop Update item in this list step, and say, for ...
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Make lists hidden that users can still contribute to but not see

I have a scenario in which I want users that belong to a site collection to be able to edit a list through an application but not see the list itself. I have made a farm solution in SP2010 that is ...
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Access database on Sharepoint 2010

In our company, we have an Access database which is stored in a network shared folder and it is used as a back-end database. And every employee has a front-end version in their own computers. Now we ...
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Filter lookup column based on another field value

Scenario: I have Tasks list with a (lookup) column Project. I have also a multivalue lookup column Predecessors pointing to the Tasks list itself. Question: Is it possible to filter available Tasks ...
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Scoping search to just a particular site or list using search service

This is the XML I'm sending right now: <QueryPacket xmlns="urn:Microsoft.Search.Query" Revision="1"> <Query domain="QDomain"> <Context> <QueryText ...
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Content Organizer Rules regarding Template Sites

We ran into a problem with creating multiple sites from a template. To use the drop-off library, we went through all the Content Organizer Rules and replaced the site template's name with our current ...
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Visual Studio installed on UAT environment

I have UAT environment set up on my client's infrastructure. We don't have Visual Studio installed on it and basically when client reports an error on custom developed features I am digging through ...
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Entity PIcker Editor How to differentiate between picker Browser and Check Name ValidateEntity

Is it possible to differentiate between Browse and Check Names ValidateEntity method? I have an item picker field control. I click Browse, do a search, select my record and then click ok. ...
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SharePoint 2010 ISAPI WCF Service for Search using KeywordQuery not working

Below is my Applied code for Search in ISAPI WCF service, here when I debug DataTable count gives me zero. It works fine in SharePoint 2010 OOTB Search and have also configured Crawl settings. Can you ...
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How do I stop my workflow from triggering email change notifications

I have a workflow that kicks off when items are added as well as modified. I also have the list set to Send e-mail when ownership is assigned." The workflow does always update a custom field every ...
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SharePoint 2010 Meeting Workspace Permission Denied

Well, I have just created a Basic Meeting Workspace and have attached a recurrent meeting. Once I've entered the site, sometimes (it's a random behavior 3/4 or 1/2 of the times) it just goes blank ...
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Page viewer webpart (set to network folder) works in ie11…but not ie9

I have configured a pvwp to point to a network folder on my app sever. Any user running ie 11 who opens the page containing the webpart can see the contents of the shared folder. Any user running ie ...
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webservice call returns 403 Access Denied on an external sharepoint server 2010

I am getting the "Request failed with HTTP status 403:Access Denied" error on calling any SharePoint web-service on a SharePoint server 2010. This is an external server and not in my VPN. This server ...
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Bootstrap in HTML Web Part

I got HTML/CSS from our Designer to implement on a Sharepoint 2010 page. This page is using bootstrap. I implemented it with HTML Web Part and also tried to split the web page layout and work ...
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Exclude Metadada of PDF Files From Crawling

I need to know if it is possible to exclude PDF files from being crawled. I've found this link that suggests exclusion rule like so: http://www.contoso.com/*.pdf It worked. Search results ...
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One PDF document, Many signatures

I need to pass along a PDF to many people for signature. How can I do this? The hangup is uploading the changed (recently signed) document so it can go to the next person.
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Async Refresh LVWP on load with HTML Form Param

I have a List View WebPart that I need to asynchronously take a parameter from an HTML form WebPart and update the LVWP. I have some odd behavior happen when I attempt this. I have Async Load, Update, ...
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SharePoint cascading drop down on visual web part using client side code

Hi I am working with cascading drop down in a visual web part. I am able to complete this functionality using c# but I want to implement this functionality using JavaScript jquery basically I want to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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Show the content type on view item

I have a list containing different content types. When I edit an item on the list, I get a dropdown listing all those content types so I can switch it if needed. Is it possible to have the content ...
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SharePoint visual webparts for NewForm with client side coding

I need to use visual web parts to create a new item form for a list. I know I can do this by using SSOM.. But I want to reduce the load on the server Can I use CSOM?.. Or is CSOM mainly for sandbox ...
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Using list items to create sites programatically

I am looking to programatically create sites based on items in a SharePoint list. The list has 4 columns, Name, Email, ManagerName, ManagerEmail. The aim is to use PowerShell to create a foreach ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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Update list item with managed metadata field returns The security validation for this page is invalid

Using SharePoint 2010 Server I'm attempting to programtically update a managed metadata field in a document library. I'm able to do it without issue on all other non-managed metadata fields. When I ...
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SharePoint workflow shows Rejected after 1 user removed from workflow

I have a document approval workflow where I added 2 users. One of the users was added using a wrong account. I was not allowed to edit the task and redirect to the correct account, so the only option ...
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Foundation 2010 workflow not starting automatically(not a system account)

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix a workflow would not be starting automatically? This is NOT a system account (just a regular user with contribute permissions to list). This is a ...
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Sharepoint Document ID in PDF Document Properties

I am trying to automatically add the SharePoint Document ID and version value to the Document Properties Custom tab. I am currently manually entering it and would like it added automatically when i ...