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Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I recently uploaded a timer job that's purpose is to kick off a workflow on items in a custom List. Upon trying to activate it, I am immediately redirected to an error page with a Correlation ID. I ...
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Kill stsadm backup process stuck in the background

I used following command for taking sharepoint 2010 site backup. stsadm -o backup -url http://siteurl -filename d:/filename.bak While backup process running, it doesn't allow any create, update ...
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How to get user info by ID for SharePoint 2010 using REST?

This is for SharePoint 2010. I am using REST to query lists, but the "Created By" and "Modified By" columns are returning the user's numeric ID. I am wanting to get the user's fullname and email ...
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Stop SPD 2010 Workflow from Firing Multiple Times

I'm running SPD 2013 with a 2010 workflow. I have a small email notification workflow that is triggered when the list workflow finishes. The email workflow sends anywhere from 2-5 or more ...
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Email Sending via SPD Workflow

I created one workflow to send email via SPD. The workflow sends the email to the person whose Work e-mail appear in userdisp.aspx page only. This page is accessible via Site Actions > Site ...
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Requirements for a Timer Job deployment

I created a timer job to kick off a workflow on all items in a List. I followed this template and converted the code to VB. What do I need to deploy this to my SharePoint site using the command: ...
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Can I move a subsite from one company's SharePoint site to another Company's Site?

I built a subsite on my company's SharePoint site. Our partner company has asked us to move the subsite to their SharePoint site. The two companies are unrelated and do not share resources (server, ...
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SPSecurity.RunwithElevatedPrevilages - Access Denied

I am embarassed asking this question since I have done this a gazzillion times but this SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrevilages has stumped me. Please look at the below code, I think there is nothing ...
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Count number of Yes/No entries in a column promoted from InfoPath

Using SP 2010, I'm trying to find a way that I can count the number of Yes/No entries in a column of a Form Library. The goal is to display the counts in a Chart Web Part. The column contains values ...
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Providing Read access to the Welcome Page

I am in the process of retiring a site collection (SharePoint 2010). I have a splash page (splash.aspx) located in a document library on the root web and have set the Welcome Page to this splash page. ...
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how to detect if an url have a query string with xslt

currently I have a CQWP and need know if the current url have query string through xsl. can anyone help me with this problem?
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Any way to fix taxonomy fields after switching to different service app. with terms with same labels, but different IDs?

SP2010 Is there way to fix taxonomy fields after switching to different service app. with terms with same tree and labels, but different IDs? Terms have translation in 2 languages. Someone migrated ...
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Create link that will create a content type based on document set - SP2010

I've extended the basic document set content type to include a couple of extra columns. Let's call it "CaseFile". I want to be able to create a link that allows the user to kick off the creation of ...
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Person and group column not updated in SharePoint 2010

I am testing SharePoint 2010. I am trying to create a local user (workgroup user or not AD user) in Windows Server 2008 R2 and create a new list. The list would contain a person and group as column, ...
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What is Sharepoint REST service? [closed]

Please give clear understanding for following URL _vti_bin/Lists.asmx _vti_bin/listdata.svc _api/web/lists
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Sources for learning how to use the SharePoint 2010 API?

Does anyone know of a resource/book/website/video series that's something like a "Non-developers guide to working with the SharePoint API"? I've looked a lot online for something like this but really ...
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Design form in infopath greyed out in SPD and info path related button missing in webpage ribbon

I have a new sharepoint site with custom solution and custom master page, for some reason the banner and footer from master page are applied to all the forms as well. Naturally I want to get rid of ...
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How can I filter a List View in a Web Part page using AJAX so the entire page doesn't reload/refresh?

I have a Web Part page with a list view. I know how to use filter webparts that connect to the list view to filter the list. But those all reload/refresh the entire page. I was wondering if there is ...
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Unable to open Excel documents on SP 2010 website

As of today one specific user is having issues opening Excel documents from a Sharepoint 2010 site. Whenever he tries to open one he gets the following error message. The screenshot is in Dutch but ...
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Use Event Receiver to Start SPD Workflow when Item is Updated

I've searched all day for guidance about how to create an event receiver that will start a SharePoint Designer workflow when a library item is updated, but haven't been able to find much. I'm very new ...
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Conditions Ignored and Runs Step When it Shouldn’t - 2010 Designer Workflow

I have a 2010 SPD workflow that updates items on a list. About half way through the workflow, it starts one of the steps that does not meet the conditions to do so. No matter what I do, it ignores ...
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SharePoint rest interface is slow for a particular list

I have about 10 list in my SharePoint site. I am using REST to query some data. However, I have got an irritating issue. I have lists called, Applications(3000 Items), Candidates(30000 Items), ...
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Javascript get list items

What I am trying to achieve is using javascript to check if a user has created an item for the post. So it would check if post ID = current post and created by = current user. If it finds an item ...
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Cascading drop down saves the wrong data on new ticket

I am currently trying to create a Helpdesk in SharePoint 2010. As part of this I have a couple of cascading drop downs created using SPServices. One of these is for Building -> Room. These seem to ...
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Please correct my javascript code

Please i need help with my script,I want my page to generate thumbnails directly being read from a share point list, below is the already existing code : <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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javascript event when a row is updated/changed in a Datasheet view?

Is there any way to catch update/changes in the Datasheet view of a list in JavaScript in SharePoint 2010? I see their are event receivers but nothing in Javascript.
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Rich HTML - No Limitations

I have followed instructions (basically exactly the code in the link) on how to create a unrestricted HTML field: http://blog.mastykarz.nl/publishing-rich-html-no-limitations-sharepoint-2010/ I am ...
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Sp2010 Upgrade to Sp2013 Stuck at 4.62%

I am trying to upgrade sp2010 Content Db to Sp2013. For that I took a backup of sp2010 content db of size ( 15GB) then I executed Mount-SPContentDatabase command. Upgrade is now stuck in 4.62% where ...
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How to get SP 2013 site taxonomy data in SP 2010 site [JSOM/REST]

I am working on a javascript function for SP 2010 site where i need to fetch some data (Taxonomy) from a 2013 SharePoint site. Is there any way that i can get the SP 2013 site taxonomy data in SP 2010 ...
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no style for SharePoint:DateTimeControl when add bootstrap CSS

when i try to set a bootstrap style for my sharepoint page by adding css file, all SharePoint:DateTimeControl in my page loose their style and become something like this :
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Getting error from display multiple selected external list item javascript

So here's the javascript I use to display item name of selected item from an external list: <script type="text/javascript"> var targetListItem; function ShowSelectedItems() { ...
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What is difference between Cumulative updates,Service pack,hot fixes and security patches?

What is difference between Cumulative updates,Service pack,hot fixes and security patches? Are these are at OS level or SharePoint level?
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500 Error When Adding a Filter to a REST API Query

I'm having an odd error using the SharePoint 2010 REST API. I have a site that has 4 lists with a parent/child relationship. I'm using REST to create an interface for this using Datatables. Suddenly ...
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Find webparts with Search Box

I need to find my custom webparts with the search box. I couldn't find a way to index my web parts. The goal would be to have the web parts (titles?) displayed in the search result, and when you click ...
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Custom Dispform changing field types

I have two date columns on my list that are getting changed to text fields on my custom display form. On the default, they are fine (8/20/15 3:25) but on the custom one, the fields display as ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - External Webservices and Workflows

I've been searching the internet for a little bit for an answer to this question with all my answers have been pointing to "No" and "you can do it in sharepoint 2013" Is there a way to have a ...
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How can I generate a report to display all users' access to a site?

I would like to generate an Excel (or CSV) file to have a list of all users and what type of access they have to a certain 2010 site? This site is secure, but I do have administrative permissions to ...
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SPEmailEventReceiver create item with relation to email

Im trying to implement custom SPEmailEventReceiver. I created class simular to this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24370749/getting-the-email-message-eml-as-an-attachment-to-sharepoint-listitem ...
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Display/hide control in Webpart based on edit/browse mode

I have a Visual Studio project in which I have created a Visual Webpart. In the user control I have a panel which I want to display in edit mode and hide in browse mode. ASP.NET code snippet: ...
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How to give access to certain documents in sub folders

Hi similar to the last question but here need to provide access (read) to just certain documents under certain folders - can I achieve this using one of the options below? I have inherited this ...
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Extract text/string from file name

Is it possible to extract parts of a file name and put the that information into a column? So for example file is called 2014-01-2-R00744.pdf. So can I using a workflow extract the 2014 part of the ...
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SP 2010 Workflow Created Discussion Board, Cannot see list of Replies in LIST

Created a discussion board in Sharepoint 2010. Added a workflow to display Reviewer 1, 2, & 3's status of disposition. I do not need any emails sent out or any special features, except i cannot ...
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SP2010 Foundations - Start Address Cannot be Crawled

So, I have been tasked with figuring out why our SharePoint 2010 Foundations environment is no longer successfully crawling our sites. Unfortunately, as I am not the original "mastermind" behind the ...
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Anonymous Users cannot open XLSX/PPTX files from a SharePoint 2010 document library

Scenario :- Environment :- SharePoint 2010 we have a Site Collection and sub-site which has complete Anonymous Access and all the Document Libraries under the sub-site are given View Items ...
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List with multiple content types & forms

I have a list with three content types. Each content type has its own forms. Content Type A (Default Content Type) Content Type B Content Type C My issue is that if I try to open the Edit form ...
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Scope custom fields to Site Collection or Site

Is there any way to scope a custom field to a particular site collection or site?
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Sharepoint List Definition with custom column

Im working on Sharepoint 2010 project. I created farm solution with some list definitions. Now i would like to use Autocomplete Lookup Field in one of list definition. But if I look on Schema.xml ...
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How to create usage and health data service application using powershell

How to create usage and health data service application using powershell and with existing wss_logging database.
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Cannot connect to the configuration database - SharePoint 2010

From last few days I am getting this error every morning. When I check SQL service in service manager, its status is "Started", but when i restart it, the problem gets resolved. This is happening ...
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using powershell how to display the service applications db names?

Using power shell how to display the service applications data base names