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Set SPItem programmatically with SPFieldUserValueCollection

I have an unknown amount of plain text Account Id's coming into a SP Field. I'm trying to convert them into a SPFieldUserValueCollection and set it into another field. For some reason the field is not ...
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MS Office documents won't open

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and MS Office 2013 up until recently I was having no issues with this combination. Starting over the last week all MS Office documents will not open. The MS Office ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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Is there a way to crawl only a specific lists within one site collection?

We have: - one specific List that needs to be indexed every 10 minutes http://site/lists/Invoices - several archived lists: http://site/lists/archved1, http://site/lists/archved2, etc that ...
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Custom EditForm error

I've created a custom editform.aspx via SP Designer. When i open it i get an error. The Logs doens't help me, beacuse i don't know what the problem is. My search show me some XsltTransformTimeOut ...
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Display Images from sharepoint library in table

The below code displays the images in the image library Horizontally. But i want to display the first 5 images from my array in the table format. I have attached the output below. Can you please help ...
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Error while setting Variable of type String with value of GUID

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I've made a workflow that contains of a couple of steps: First I'm setting a variable called GUID (type String) to the value of a List item from List1. Secondly, I'm ...
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Can we share the discussions on the community site or on the disucssion board?

I mean is there any sharepoint feature or a setting to share the discussions.
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Drop Down Menu in SharePoint 2010

I currently administer a 2007 site and am looking to replicate environment in this 2010. Only problem is that I'm a novice user of SharePoint. Within the 2007 site, I've sub-sites / pages showing as ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Gantt chart won't display in IE

I created a task list with a Gantt view in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When I input some data, I was surprised that the Gantt chart itself did not display. While I see the two panes, with the titles ...
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using SharePoint server 2010 I cannot upload png files. I am using IE 11 and Windows 7

I can upload bmp files, not jpg or png. I set png as a file type for search. I set security low for the local intranet and Trusted sites settings. I used the paint program to change the png file to a ...
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REST API Sharepoint 2010 hyperlink column

I am using REST api to get data form a list. The only thing tripping me up is a hyperlink column containing a link to a word document in a library. The data is being returned like so: ...
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Recommended value for List view threshold

As per Microsoft, the recommended value for "List View Threshold" should be 5000 but in my production environment this value has been set to 10,00000. Will there be any performance impact or any ...
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How to add custom group in list setting page?

I want to add one custom action in my custom group. I have done following for that <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomActionGroup ...
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Automatically copy items

We have 6 different libraries. All of them are working with a checkbox column (management). Is it possible to run a script or something like that, which grabs all documents (management = yes) and copy ...
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How can I change the breadcrumb elements from <span> to <li>?

I want to markup breadcrumbs semantically in SharePoint 2010 using an ordered list and list items. I've been playing around but can't work out how to do this. <ol ...
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Migrate wiki Sharepoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

How can I migrate the Team Wiki from a SharePoint Foundation 2007 instance to a separate SharePoint Server 2010 Standard instance? I would like to preserve the page names and the individual pages.
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Xsl stylesheet embedded in View page is lost when moving External List between site collections

I've the External List "ExtList1" with following content: Read List.aspx DispForm.aspx "Read List.aspx" have embedded Xsl stylesheet (tag "Xsl", parent tag "WebPartPages:XsltListViewWebPart" I've ...
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What to Import from WSP to build Web Template solution in Visual Studio?

I'm trying to create a custom web template for SharePoint 2010. The client has already configured a prototype web site in SharePoint, which is essentially a standard blog site, with some ...
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Number of days timer job history is kept?

We've just noticed that our "User Profile Service Application - User Profile Incremental Synchronization" timer job has been failing in our SharePoint 2010 environment for quite some time. This job ...
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Organizing specific content

Situation: I'm creating a "Technology Request for New Employees" form, using InfoPath, a custom list, and related workflow(s). My department has a information site, accessible to anyone that can log ...
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What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?

Let's suppose we have a workflow that is triggered when a task item is created or modified (as chosen in the settings for the workflow). The workflow contains a step that pauses until the day before ...
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Autofill column based on document template

I have a column named "Topic" that previously users would have to select prior to saving. However, each topic is based off of the document template they have chosen, so I'd like to make the column ...
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Move documents to different document library because of list view treshold limit reached

I have a document library which throws the following error when selecting a view that sorts based on the date modified: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold ...
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Content type hub choice column

We are working with a content type hub. There are content types on the "hub" site which are using "choice columns". Something it is necessary to add on a special subsite a new choice attribute. ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Calculated Column w/ Hyperlink & IF Statement

I am having some trouble getting this to work. I need to create a hyperlink in a column and learned that if you put some html into a calculated field and format it as a number then it works. For ...
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Sandbox Solution failing to load

Okay I think I'm missing something when I'm trying to build an Event Receiver. I'm new to this so please excuse my ignorance. But when I try to deploy an Event Receiver I always get a Could not load ...
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SharePoint site issues on iPad and mobile devices

I have SharePoint 2010 site that was working fine on mobile devices and iPad. I made some changes, like adding some site pages and changing the ordering of pages. Since then the pages in navigation ...
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SharePoint 2010 permission issues

I have a SP 2010 site and I am facing some permission issues. First of all the site collection administrators can see the Delete Page button available on some but not all site pages? In some pages ...
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Weird formatting for Item lookup

I have a lookup column in a List (A) which gets its value from a Single line of text in another List (B) where there is only a Title column. When sending out emails and I try to look up the value of ...
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item.Update() on an empty library - takes forever

I'm using SPListItem someItem = web.Lists[listName].AddItem(string.Empty, SPFileSystemObjectType.Folder, listRelativeFolderUrl) to add a folder to an empty library. When I call someItem.Update() ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Search failing to index content

When the content of The SharePoint 2010 Foundation instance is being crawled, the following error is logged to the event log for two items. The start address ...
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SharePoint runaway / random app pool recycling every few minutes

Having an issue on a SharePoint 2010 environment that has been happy (on the most part) for several years. Hoping that someone may have seen this issue. The only related issue was a database outage ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow MS Office Permissions

I have an approval workflow setup which is running fine from within SharePoint, though when a user checks in a document from MS Office as a major version, the workflow initiation form never displays. ...
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OnDelete Event Receiver delete associated item

I have 2 lists. List A creates a record in List B on the creation of a record in List A. So, I'd like to complete the circle by deleting the the item in List B when the record is deleted in List A. ...
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Format link to open in desired browser (Chrome)

Is it possible to force a link within a SharePoint site to open in a certain browser? We have an online system that works best in Chrome. I've placed a link to this system in a library on our site - ...
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CSS Effects in IE and Browser Mode

In one of my pages I want to use some CSS rounded borders, so I have this: -moz-border-radius: 10px; -webkit-border-radius: 10px; border-radius: 10px; -khtml-border-radius: 10px; /* it also scraps ...
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Open a List Form in a Modal Dialog Box from Left (Current) Navigation

I have read multiple articles on how to do this, but I am running into problems. eg. link or link The problem may lie in how I am trying to implement this. I have a list with a form that I will ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...
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Document Library Not Filtering Columns

There is a document library which has over 5000 items, it has passed its item view threshold. The view was reduced to show items that met certain requirements. This view now shows less than 1000 ...
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problem with date conversion sharepoint 2010

The following Workflow is returning the wrong date time. Can you help explain why and how to fix it? Set Variable:CurrentDay to Today Then Set Time as 00:00 for Variable:CurrentDay (Output to ...
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SPD workflow loop through multi-option loopup column

One of our users has a custom list with 50+ items which contain of a UID and a contact. In a different custom library they have a lookup field where users must select one or multiple items. Based on ...
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HTTP Error 503 the service is unavailable

When I open Central Administration I get this error HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. Same error also when I open my SharePoint Server 2010 site HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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Hide 'Group By' label when selection is None/Empty

I have a library set up and I use two levels of groupings: Stage and Substage. However, under certain stages, there are actually no substages present, so the value defaults to (None) which leaves an ...
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Disabled or Hide “Open with Explorer” ribbon button for View Only Permission Users [duplicate]

I want to hide Open with Explorer ribbon button only those users has View Only permission and it should appear for other permission user. I've tried with below custom action reference by this link ...
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Infopath Run Action Rule before Validation

Is it possible with Infopath and SharePoint 2010, to run a Action rule before a Validation rule? When adding the rules it places Validation above Action with no option to move down. I am attempting to ...
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Logging who approved a workflow from a group

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 and need to know how to log who pressed the accept button from a group. I can seem to log a individual user using Modified By, but with a group all I get is System ...
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How do I add a border line at the bottom for each group header title in the Summary Link webpart?

Hi I was wondering if someone could help me out a little. I am trying to add in a border at the bottom on the group headers for the summary link webparts. This is how I have it styled down below. Any ...
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Error when doing basic tasks in SharePoint Central Admin (2010) After moving VM

'System.Collections.Generic.List' is an unexpected token. Expecting white space. This error occurs when trying to provision a new web application among other things. The ULS logs don't give any ...
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Approval Workflow Shared Mailbox

An approval workflow is being assigned to a SharePoint group, which has a shared mailbox. When sending the task the mailbox receives the task. This is working as expected. When a user who has access ...