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Ribbon fails: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> subnode

I am in big trouble. I have created two ribbons and both doesn't work. I allways get the following failure message: System.ArgumentException: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> ...
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Event Reciever on specific list in sharepoint 2010

I am working on creating event reciever for a custom list in sharepoint 2010 using visual studio..how can this event reciever be targeted to a specific custom list ..in my case its customEmpList?
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Tips for starting SharePoint development

I'm going to start developing SharePoint applications and I'm looking for some good introductory resources (articles, videos, books, dev tools, tips). I'm comfortable with C# and ASP.NET development, ...
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Data Form Web Part doesn't show data from Linked Data Source

I have Data Form Web Part with Linked Data Source which consists of three SOAP data sources to different libraries on different sites (one parent site collection with two subsites). All was ...
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List Validation does not show Error when Conditions are not met

I am using List Validation feature for a list which is working fine i.e. doesn't save the item when condition not met. However, it is not showing the error message which helps to rectify the inputs in ...
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Permissions error setting up SharePoint 2010 PowerShell account privileges

SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std SP1 (Domain Controller) in a simple farm with a single SQL Server 2008 SP1/Windows Server 2008 Std SP2 backend I realise installing SP on ...
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Sort Order in People Search Core Results

I wish to display a list of new users on my SharePoint site. I've picked the People Search Core Results webpart and have a user list, but how do I order it by creation date? Iknow in Active ...
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Site Collection Not Selectable in Central Administration After Moving Site Using SQL .bak File

I've inherited a SharePoint site as sql .bak file. I took the following steps to create the site: Create a Web Application Create a root site (no template) Delete the default database: ...
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SharePoint Record Center not routing documents

We are working with a Record Center configured to route documents to different libraries depending on the associated content type. The rules are created without any particular customization. The only ...
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Sharepoint Alerts sending wrong information in emails

I have a Document Library named Project Files where details of all our projects are uploaded. As many users refer to the files on this library, they have alerts for new documents added when changes ...
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SharePoint object model

I'm looking for articles on custom model mapping for Sharepoint (2007 / 2010). Google's not returning a lot of hits on this, are the any articles out there? Best practices, mapping and such? I'm ...
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Viewing a custom list vertically

I'm using SP2010, and need a specific view of my custom list. My custom list is defined as the follows: Column 1 name = "Project Name" Data type = Single line of text Column 2 name = ...
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Get sub site path with Client object model (Silverlight)

I'm currently building a Silverlight web part on SharePoint 2010. The issue I have, maybe is too trivial for me, is that I have a list, lets say its ...
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Resource throttling and LINQ / spmetal

Today I received an e-mail from a customer telling me their site broke. I checked the ULS and noticed resource throttling had kicked in on one of the sites. I'm used to this when using ...
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JavaScript Client Object Model functionality to get all the non hidden lists of current web and listing them

We have requirement to get all the non hidden lists of current web using JavaScript Client Object Model(JSOM). I have tried the below code but failed to get the desired result. function ...
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How to calculate business days excluding Thursdays and Fridays given between two dates?

How to get the business days excluding the weekends (Thursdays and Fridays) in between two given dates? Given dates are two list columns (Start Date & End Date) and business days is a calculated ...
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Overflowing SPWebProvisioningProvider.Provisioning call

I have implemented a SPWebProvisioningProvider class which overrides the Provision method for a custom site definition. If I don't run any code, I get the 'select a template' page when I open up my ...
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VS2010 Workflow Update Deployments Failing to Update System Account Codebase

I've been suffering through an issue I haven't managed to find much documentation on over the past several weeks as I've begun working on my first custom workflow project. I have a workflow solution ...
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How to dynamically add a TaxonomyFieldControl to a page?

I had gone the route of creating a placeholder on the aspx page and then doing: myPlaceHolder.Controls.Add(myTaxonomyControl); but for some reason this doesn't do anything. No error and no ...
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SharePoint 2010 new server farm with shared SQL Server

Here is the situation I'm planning an upgrade from MOSS 2007 to MOSS 2010. My goal is to provision the minimum amount of new hardware. My Thought was to just setup new WFE's and re-use the existing ...
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How to get all possible values of a TaxonomyField?

I found the GetFieldValue(string value) function but this requires that you pass it a value that serves as the identifier for the value to be retrieved (i think). I just want to get all of the ...
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Why web parts are loading sequentially?

In our home page we have multiple web parts that get the data from different webservices or from a recursive search in some lists in the site collection. We detected that all this calls were too ...
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Does a user need a CAL per farm?

currently we have an internal installation of SharePoint 2010 that has no access to regulators world. We have the standard addition and have a cal for each user. we want to create a new SharePoint ...
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Best way to copy content from one SharePoint instance to another?

I need to migrate approximately 20k documents from one SharePoint instance to another. These documents are broken up into about 6 content types in the source instance and will be going into 4 ...
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Determining if a user should be able to see another user's profile property in code

I'm trying to create a Web Part that will conditionally display its contents if the current user has permission to see a specific user profile property. Here's what I've got so far. It seems that I ...
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OnQuickLaunch property in ListAdded

For an event receiver, I want to execute some custom code when a list is added to my site. I want to use the OnQuickLaunch property of the list, but that doesn't seem to correspond to the "show on ...
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Unable to create site collection programmatically

This problem is somewhat related to this Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception 0x80070005 question. I cannot create site collections programmatically in Claims-based ...
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List images acting strange

I've created a custom site definition. According to some best practices, I kept it empty and deployed content with a couple of features. These features contain lists and libraries for instance, ...
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Using object model in automated unit test

I'm setting up a project in which I want to include a unit test project for testing. I'm testing this with the new TFS Online preview (dev 11), so I want to use a continuous build to test each ...
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Getting prompted for password when going to My Sites

I have created a web app for hosting my sites and configured it according to Microsoft best practice on technet. However, when I log on to the portal I enter my credentials and when I click on my name ...
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HTML in SPGroup.Description

I am trying to add a group (SPGroup) programmatically. Everything works fine except for one thing. I would like the group's description to include a link to it's site. Similiar to the look-and-feel in ...
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Retrieve all content from a web and it's sub webs using web services

I am trying to retrieve the content of a SharePoint database, i.e. the subwebs and corresponding Pages lists, using the available SharePoint 2010 Web Services. I can get a collection of all the ...
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Logs files suddenly stopped to be filled

I have just installed a setup a new SP 2010 server. I don't know why, but suddenly, logs files stopped to be filled (and so ULS viewer remains empty). At the time of the last log entry, I was ...
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Add specific permissions fails, adding user group succeeds

User A needs access to a list. This list is already uninherited from the parent site. I give User A read permissions, User A still cannot access list. I add User A to a group with the same ...
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How to show only sign out link in SharePoint site?

I have a requirement like below: I need to show only sign out or log out link in a SharePoint site. I do not need to show out of box "My Settings" and "Sign in as as Different user" link. Any idea?
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Client object model always returns 0 items from list

I am running a very simple Console Application to test SharePoint 2010 client object model. Here is the code using System; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client; class Program { static void Main() ...
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WebServices or Client object model?

I am writing a Silverlight control which will display the data from SharePoint list for use in SharePoint 2010 site. I am considering wheather to use Client Object Model or SharePoint web services ...
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Use United States Regional Settings with dd/mm/yyy date format

On a current SharePoint site,wWe want to use en-US regional settings, changing only the date format to dd/mm/yyyy. Unfortunately, it seems impossible to change only that. I am sure that there is a way ...
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Staff directory webpart broken after a manual synchronization

On the main page of my SharePoint 2010 I have a Staff Directory web part that uses the User Profile service to sync with Active Directory. I noticed that it was not synchronizing correctly as some ...
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My Timer Job Not sending any mail!

Hi I used following code to send mail from Timer job, (Thanks to Mr Deepu for providing a sample template). After deploying it, I could able to find this job, in the monitoring section of the Central ...
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Freeze Header Row and First Columns in a List

I have a list with a huge amount of data. I would like the header row (with the titles of the columns) and the first X columns (the number varies depending on the list view) to remain frozen while the ...
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workflow sends mail to individual, but not to group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010, which sends an email when a SharePoint Server 2010 announcement is added or modified. It works as expected when the email only uses my address. ...
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Handling upgrades for sandboxed solutions [closed]

I've been messing around with sandboxed solutions in SharePoint Online for a bit now. I have a few concerns about development, and especially maintenance. In on premise environments I was used to ...
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SharePoint 2010 change authentication type to Kerberos from NTLM

I have installed SharePoint 2010 Standard edition on a machine along with a VM inside of SQLServer 2008 R2 as (Tier 2) ...By default its on NTLM and classic mode authentication. When I tried ...
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Display all site collections on web application home page

I have a web application in my SP 2010 farm with the url as: http://servername I have 3 site collections in this web application as: / /sites/it /sites/finance When I browse to the url ...
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Problem with WCF Web Service in SP2010

I've followed this tutorial and also this one (tried every possible combination of those) to deploy a custom WCF service in Sharepoint 2010. But I'm not having any luck. Once the service is deployed, ...
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My custom form isn't saving lookup fields

I have a list with two content types. I've created two custom forms for creating new items (because one field I don't want until the 'edit' form). One works great. The other one doesn't. What's ...
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Send Mail to user, when End date is less than 4 days

I have a Data Sheet type list, where I have items with fields - Title, Start Date, End Date, Person allocated, and a comment column. Now how can I create a workflow to trigger, when the elements end ...
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Web.Config Entry

HI I am trying to deploy a web site from my friend in SharePoint 2010. How ever I am not sure under which node / child in web . config file I have to insert the below code? Could any one please help ...
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Remove Previous Versions of a Workflow from List

I've been developing some List Workflows on SPD 2010 and using the publish button to push them to the webserver. Everytime I publish a new version, the previous one gets labeled 'Previous Versions'. ...