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Deploy document templates content types with taxonomy fields

I'm trying to create the content type with a custom word template. The content type has some required fields that are managed meta data fields. They are set up with a feature that creates and set up ...
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Syntax for including maxJsonLength in a standalone web.config for a Sharepoint Farm solution?

We encountered the following error in Javascript in a Sharepoint project: Error during serialization or deserialization using the JSON JavaScriptSerializer. The length of the string exceeds the ...
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Nested CAML operators

Is it possible to nest query operators other than Or/And, for example, In and Contains operators, so that the query would look for items which would contain any string from my given string collection? ...
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How to View Item displayed in a Gantt View list?

I have a Gantt View list which displays project tasks and want to be able to click on the title to view the item. This was able to be done in sharepoint 2007 but I can't seem to work it out in ...
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Intermittently : User able to see data of other user and updates

I have a intermittent issue very rarely , where a user logs into system and sees data of some other user . I have a STS using Site Minder to login to the appliciation . Where could be the problem ? ...
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How can I change the feature path? (SP2010 with VS2012)

Features are deployed to the 14 hive in the features subfolder. By default the name of the feature folder is {projectname}_{FeatureName}. How can I change the path the feature is deployed to? E.g. ...
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Problem copying lookup column data from one list to another via PowerShell

I have the below script that works for moving list data between two lists on sites next to each other that have the same schema. Everything works perfectly bar a column of type LOOKUP named "Name of ...
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Webconfig entries are added on each deployment

I have an issue, basically everytime I deploy a solution it adds 3 entries of safecontrols which basically do not exist in my project anymore. Before they were there, but not anymore. Each time after ...
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“Show filter choices” link instead of actual values in a list column filter

I have created an standard list with a few simple text columns. Why can I not see the normal filter values of all columns? Instead it shows a new "Show Filter choices" link (pic 1) which when ...
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Measuring Sharepoint 2010 availability programmatically

I would like to measure the following with regards to system availability and performance in Sharepoint 2010: Uptime & Downtime Average Page load time Average Upload time CPU usage I have seen ...
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Hide Pending versions of draft from author

SharePoint 2010 I want to hide Pending versions of a list item from the person who most recently edited the list item. My current setting is "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom workflow - Adding approver to existing approvers list

I was asked to add a new user to the list of existing approvers in a SP2010 custom approval workflow. The workflow was created long back. I don't have the access to the code for that. Now, I am not ...
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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Web part mysteriously prevents saving edits to webpart-page

I've got a mystery problem with a visual webpart in SP2010. The webpart itself is working perfectly. Weird thing is that after you add an instance of this particular webpart to a page (by editing a ...
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Deploy the global.asax file using wsp

I need to make change to global.asax in custom STS . Since 7 applications use this STS, I would like to create a package ,so that it is deployed on all servers . Could anyone provide code or link ...
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Unable to modify input and output locations after migration an InfoPath 2007 form to SharePoint 2010

First of all, I’m not expert with InfoPath but I have several years of experience with SharePoint 2010. This means I’m not newbie but I feel completely insecure working with InfoPath. I am trying to ...
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Export document library from SharePoint 2010 with large chunk of data to SharePoint 2013

I am migrating my content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. The document libraries that I need to migrate has around 10 GB of data. I have tried to export it using the steps specified in this ...
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Column Validation for Choice column

I made a new required Choice column with these choices: "", "Yes", and "No". Is it possible to use the built-in Sharepoint 2010 Column Validation to validate that the user chose either "Yes" or "No"? ...
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“Version conflict.” error while file update in CSOM Sharepoint 2010

I update my file using below code. But it shows "Version Conflict." error on ExecuteQuery. I searched for this issue by not able to find out the exact solution. Please help me out. Thanks ...
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500 internal server error when ReST query executed from the SP host machine

We have SharePoint 2010 hosted on Windows Server 2008 R2 server. We are trying to access the data in the SP lists using REST queries (GET) such as ...
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Populate Count or Sum of Child Records on Parent Record

I've successfully created a parent\child relationship between two lists. What I'm looking to do is grab the total (sum) of all the children in a particular column and populate a field in the parent ...
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Custom taxonomy field becomes corrupted after additional deployments

I have a custom Taxonomy field. I install this field by deploying the wsp package using PowerShell. The field is used in a list which I populate during the deployment. When I do this on a clean newly ...
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Problems with the same workflow working in two web applications in the same server

I have a workflow to send emails when a new task is created. I have two web applications on the same server and I'm using that workflow on both. The problem is that on my default application the ...
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Entries in the web config are constantly added

I have an issues with the web config entries for safe controls, for some controls i have added a safe control to the file. I've done this in visual studio 'Safe control entries'. But any time i deploy ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...
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Logging Item changes

Is there any default logging Area, Category and Level to trace what item field values has changed? Or am I stuck at developing custom Event Receivers to iterate all properties.Item.Fields, comparing ...
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How to use data you've just filled before submitting it in an infopath form?

I have an infopath form binded with a list. In this infopath form there are several fields to fill. When the user press the submit button, I want the view to change if the values of the fields the ...
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Edit item deletes previous metadata

We have a huge problem with some libraries in our SharePoint 2010. If we edit a document with the Ribbon Button "Edit item" all metadata deleted which have been saved in the previous versions. If we ...
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How time is save on list item and its versions?

Today I faced interesting issue: I retrieved list item, saved its modification date to datetime object and and started to iterate through that list item's versions. In first iteration i tried to ...
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Problems hiding or setting the audience on a link within the quick launch

Good Morning All, I'm running into an issue where I would like to hide and show links on the quick launch based on a specific SharePoint group. I know how you can do it through the browser, but I'm to ...
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How to display unlimited rows in Content Query Web Part?

I want to display unlimited number of rows using Content Query Web Part. Is it possible? if yes then how and if no then what is maximum row limit supported? Thanks.
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Workflow to verify modified date and send email

I need to create a workflow that verifies the modified date of an item, and sends an email to remind the user if the file has not been changed between days 1 and 4 of the current month. This workflow ...
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Restored content database to a new 2010 instance after hardware failed. Cannot access site permissions now

my problem is the following. Any help would be much appreciated. We had hardware failure on our sharepoint server. Brought in a new server, installed sharepoint 2010. All went fine. Next, took ...
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SharePoint 2010 strange search behavior

I have two sites on test and production servers. All site setting are equal, libraries are also have the same setting and permissions. Permission levels are also equal. Sites have almost same ...
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SharePoint list and repeating tables

I've read a number of posts on this subject today but I can't seem to get what I want. I've done it before in a Form library in 2007 but I'm now wanting to create a list form for 2010 (using InfoPath ...
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SharePoint 2010 calendar threshold questions

I have a couple questions about SharePoint calendars that I can't seem to find any information on. First, is there a limit to the number of events in a given day or month? I am aware of the ...
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Entity Attribute Value(EAV) with SharePoint Lists

So we have a SharePoint application, in wich we will need to add custom fields for each client. We don't know how this could evolve. A collegue sugested that a data model such as EAV, could be a good ...
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Item with “View Only” permissions in library is downloadable

I have a video file in a Sharepoint2010 Site Assets library which is embedded in a web part. This video on the page with the web part should be playable by everyone in our intranet, but not ...
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Bind GridView using CAML query JOIN

I want to show data from 3 lists in gridview, using CAML query join. I have multiline fields in 2 of these lists. As per my knowledge these multiline fields cant be included in CAML Query JOIN. FYI, ...
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How to show sorting arrow in SPGridView

I have an SPGridView control in a visual web part. I am trying to implement sorting functionality, but the grid control is not displaying the sorting arrow next to each column header. How can the ...
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Changing bg colour on a modal dialog box - s4-ribbonrow

I have a slight css issue and was hoping someone would be able to assist. I am in danger of being blocked asking any further questions so I'll try to be as clear and concise as possible :) I would ...
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What's a better way to handle errors for Get-SPWeb?

I've noticed my favorite traps don't work as intended when attempting to get an SPWeb object. Example: trap { write-host "an error occurred. continue."; continue } & { nonexistant_command } ...
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SharePoint Advanced Search Property Contains

I am using a Advanced Search Box for SharePoint 2010 search and i have custom managed properties for the property restrictions dropdown. When a user uses the contains restriction, the search is ...
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Move Item From One List to Another List that Has a Workflow Already (SP 2010 Designer)

I am attempting to move a document from a document library from its source list (that has a workflow assigned to it), to another list that has its own workflow assigned to it using SharePoint Designer ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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Embed MP4 and make not downoadable

I have the task to embed a mp4 video on our Sharepoint 2010 or 2007 Site. The video should play in IE9+ and Chrome. Also the video should not be downloadable by anyone. I know that there is no ...
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opening document library files in popup or new window

is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types PDF-In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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termset.Terms not return termcollection in custom order

I have this simple code to return terms in a given termset. I have configured a custom order for the 1st level terms in termstore GUI. In debugging, I can see the termset.CustomSortOrder has correct ...
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Move Web Sites and Site Collection from Test to Production without access to the servers

We have two environments for our SharePoint 2010 installation: Test environment and Prod environment. We are not coding or doing heavy customizations and we are covering our needs somehow with ...
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SPGridView SelectedRow.Cells[] returns empty value

I have created an SPGridView control in my visual web part. Inside SPGridView, there is an SPHyperLink control that stores some URL. When accessing this value using SPGridView ...