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Force Document to Open in Read Only

I have a Document Library that has word documents in it. When users go to open a document they are prompted with a message letting them know they are about to open a document. It asks them "How ...
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Share Service Applications from a SharePoint 2010 farm to a 2013 farm

I know that out of the box a SharePoint 2013 farm cannot consume Service Applications from a 2010 farm. Are there any third party solutions that enable this? I have tried searching online, but have ...
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500 Internal error - Timeout expired

I am getting "500 Internal Server" error while accessing my webapplication in SharePoint 2010. After some tracing I found that the actual error is : "Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed ...
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Set a Lookup reference to a Field that already exists

I need to set the lookup reference to a field that already exists (of type lookup) that is not pointing to yet. I can get the lists and the fields but I don't know how link to each other. Can you ...
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Datasheet view content types read only

We have a document library with 5 different content types. After bulk upload some documents an user can't change the content type in datasheet view. He gets the error message "column is read only". ...
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Designer 2010: URL Link to Name in Email Not Displaying Latest List Update

I need help with a Designer workflow problem. I have two lists in a single site. When updating an item on LIST 1 the workflow updates certain fields on LIST 2. It copies NAME1 field from LIST 1 ...
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SharePoint Workflows and Lists, External Housing Dilemma

So I have a client who has arranged for their SharePoint environment to be housed and managed to by an external entity (not my contracting group) and we have limited access to administrative ...
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How to Attach Information to the Beginning of Each Paragraph in a Single Entity?

I am using SPServices to append information from a SharePoint (2010) list onto a page. This information is a summary written by a user, so it can contain multiple paragraphs or it can contain one, ...
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Need help with escalating a 2010 Approval Workflow

We have a 'request form' section on our SharePoint 2013 Online intranet site wherein people can request an official form be made for internal use. These requests need to be approved/rejected before ...
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No of items in search scope and content source is diferent for same site

I can see 685 items crawled in crawl log of content source but when I add same site in search scope, then item count which I am getting is only 2. Stucked with this.. Please let me know what is going ...
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Validate custom form using sharepoint designer 2010

I'm creating a form using sharepoint designer 2010, by inserting New Items forms, and editing as necessary the design. Previously I was using asp:TextBox and validating through ...
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Lookup list does not exist error

While looping through my sharepoint's list fields, I found that there are some "in-built" Sharepoint fields (for example, Check In Comment) that are lookup fields. However, when I try to use ...
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How to show comment in Task List View?

I have a document library (lib). There is an approval workflow (WF) on it. Whenever a new document is added, the WF will start. In the workflow, before a task is assigned, I set values for the task ...
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How to find the web part: Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow

uls ERROR: Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow. How can I find out which web part is throwing this error? [This is not the kind of ...
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Is there a way to view web usage reports for a specific page?

I know how to get to the Site Usage Analytics, but my teammate is asking if we can discern how many hits specific pages are getting. For Example, we have a sub-site which features many reviews by ...
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How to do a text change located in quick launch

Will changing the name of a link under quick launch mess up my settings in which that link needs to gain access to a page? The link goes where it needs to go...I just want to change the name under ...
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Content Editor as Aggregator for PDFs SP2010

It's a bit complex so I hope I explain it right and I would really appreciate any insight. Unfortunately right now I can't use Designer or add any custom web parts. So I have to work with CEWP and the ...
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Use VS or Front end technology - webpart to display depending on another list

Im building an application that has a few pages and parent child relationships. The pages go in order: Create subsite, choose teams, create teams. I have two unrelated lists on one page (created in ...
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Filtering a Lookup field using REST not working in Sharepoint 2010

I'm trying to filter a column of type lookup from a list using this method. /_vti_bin/ListData.svc/Collections()?$expand=Departments&$filter=Departments/Title eq 'Sales' And its outputting the ...
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Clear Authentication Cache

Is it possible to use code to place a button on a page which a user can click, basically signing them out of our SP environment, the developers hid the sign in as different user option and don't work ...
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Reading KPI Indicator Status list values using JavaScript Client Object Model

I am wondering if there is any way to read a KPI Status list items with their KPI status values using JavaScript. So far I was able to get to those items's regular fields like ID and Title using this ...
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Publishing Feature required for new wiki site templates?

My problem is that i only have full rights within my Sharepoint Teamroom and can´t activate publishing feature there beacause publishing feature needs to be activated central on the sp server.. Is ...
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Send an email if an Item is older than 7 days workflow

I have a SP2010 site with a list that records each persons weekly update. If the personb doesn't update their entry after 7 days I want them to get an email. I created a reminder field that calculates ...
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Printing item in list with customized form is truncated

I have a custom list with the form customized via Infopath. I wanted to be able to print the "Display Form" for any given item. I figured I could just go into the non-modal display form and print. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Number Column Type Has Different Data Sizes

I have a list that has several number columns: number with zero decimal places (expected to be integer) number with two decimal places (expected to be float) calculated number with two decimal ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Claims Based Authentication - Access Denied for AD Group members

We're in the process of migrating our SharePoint 2003 system to 2010 and have used Metavis to migrate the data. We had to do the data migration in a lab environment and then move/attach the content ...
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Preferred HTML/Rich-Text Editor as replacement for built-in SP Editor

we are using the built in HTML Editor/Rich-Text Editor in SP 2010. But our users are not very satisfied. We are searching for a replace for the Editor. What do you prefer? I mean i have googled a ...
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Event Receiver deployed as a sandbox solution throws exceptions

I have deployed an event receiver as a sandbox solution to production. This is event receiver executes on ItemUpdated event. The code runs well in development server as a sandbox solution but throws ...
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Not able to update src in <embed>

I used the below code in content editor to extract the query string and update the src of <embed>. <object><embed id="ExampleEmbed" src="somfile" height="850" width="850" ...
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custom sts and authenticate to share point web application

I have one requirement can please take a look and guide me how to accomplish. i created a custom asp.net sts service as you told i created some claims (username,email,password) i want to make trust ...
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Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: newObj when register sts in SharePoint

When I register my custom sts to SharePoint I receive this error : Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: newObj : i followed ...
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How to change src of <embed> tag in a content editor?

I have inserted the below code to display my file in content editor web part. <object><embed src="somfile" height="850" width="850" ...
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Is it possible to bind a sharepoint grid view to a list view(and not the original list)?

I have created a grid view which is binded to a list. I have also created a list view for this particular list with some filtered data. I want to know whether is it possible to bind the sharepoint ...
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How can I use SPFolder.WelcomePage?

I found that I can set this property for any folder in a library. But what does it do? I thought I would get redirected to this welcome page when I click in the folder. Instead nothing is happening. ...
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In approval workflow, do not allow initiator approve the item?

I have a document library and an reusable workflow is added. The workflow is a simple Approval workflow which request the approval from a group of users 'ApproverGroup'. The initiator of the ...
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Export to excel - Refresh every n minutes in excel greyed out

I exported sharepoint 2010 list to Excel 2010 and saved in a network location. I want to refresh the excel automatically for every 2 minutes. But the option "Refresh Every ... minutes" is greyed out ...
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SharePoint 2010: Unable to edit/update values in external data columns

I successfully created an external content type and external list where I can CRUD the content fine. I also needed to create a list with external data columns to the external content type but I am ...
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SP 2010 constantly says 'A backup or restore is currently in progress' & it never runs!

We're running SP 2010 & I am able to click on Farm Backup & Restore and or Granular Backup but they'll both just sit there all day saying SP 2010 'A backup or restore is currently in progress' ...
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How to get the name or title of document on click of a hyperlink in a grid view?

I have created a grid view web part and created a hyperlink column with this code : <asp:TemplateField HeaderText=""> <ItemStyle Width="70%" /> <ItemTemplate> <asp:HyperLink ...
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How to open a document in read only mode in a separate site page?

I want to add the functionality of viewing the documents present in the document library in read only mode if a user clicks on view hyperlink. I want the document to be opened in a separate page ...
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stsadm addsolution causes processor to hang

Running the stsadm –o addsolution –filename tec.solzip.wsp causes the processor to hang, running on SP2010. would anybody know any reason why this could be happening?
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How to get Discussion Item URL using client object model?

I have a discussion board. Using client object model, I can create a new thread: List lst = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("Test"); //Create the topic ListItem t = Utility.CreateNewDiscussion(ctx, lst, ...
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Reorder Sharepoint content type fields programmatically

How to set order of content type fields in Create and Edit form via C# SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model or Sharepoint 2010 Web Services?
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SharePoint List Relationship Question - Date Field

I am creating a form on SharePoint using a list. In this list, I have a column with Beginning Event Dates. However, my due date for that event needs additional approval if today's date is after the ...
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? User cannot access Initiation form for Sharepoint 2010 workflow

I've created a workflow for a Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Infopath FOrms library. Even with the default initiation form, a user with full control permissions on the library gets the following error ...
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Removing a SharePoint 2010 List Settings Workflow

My workflows are created in SharePoint Designer 2010. If I remove all workflows from my SharePoint server list settings, can I then republish them without loss of the workflows? I think something is ...
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Custom feature not visible in sharepoint

i have a custom site level feature in sharepoint 2010 which creates and a timer job. However after deploying ".wsp" i am not abe to see the feature on site or farm level. But i am able to activate ...
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Help with RemoveUserFromGroup using SPServices

I am using SPServices to list out each permission group and then under each group, each user is listed out. Next to the user, there is a button that will be used to remove that user (and later, ...
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External App wants to link to EditForm.aspx; need correct ID

We have some limited SharePoint data in an external application; one of the fields we store in this outside application is "sharepointId" which has values like {3FC51B00-543F-48E7-B774-403140B0BE56}, ...
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Default download dialog box not appearing on click of a document link in a document library?

I am using the code given in this link to watermark my documents. Here the author has used IHttpHandler to watermark document whenever a user clicks on a pdf document. Whenever I click on a document ...