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How to determine what pages are using a particular web part? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find in which (sub)sites a WebPart/Feature is used? After an upgrade to SharePoint 2010, we've had a few web parts with issues. We're a pretty wide ranging ...
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Event log errors with Forefront Identity Manager / User Profile Service

My event log is filled with errors with event ID 3. I am running a SharePoint 2010 farm with one front-end server and a dedicated database server. The events look something like this: ...
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How to add content to Content Editor Webpart programatically?

So I have the standard Content Editor Webpart (MSContentEditor.dwp). The title i can set via webPart.Title (MSDN). I can't find any property where I would set the content editor's content. I ...
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Custom sitecolumns can't update

I have made a ContentType in Visual Studio 2010 for my SharePoint 2010 project and the first time I deployed the wsp through the WSPBuilder there were no troubles but now every time I try to deploy, ...
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Error accessing a new 'My Site' site collection

I've created a new My Site Host site collection and have provisioned the User Profile Service Application. When I attempt to visit the site as the site collection administrator, I cannot get access ...
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Endless prompt for credentials on a web application with host header

I want to create a web application tied to a domain name within my server. Following are the steps I followed: Modified the server host file for www.xyz.com to resolve to localhost I am able to ping ...
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Value of Hyperlink Field in Page Layout

I'm making a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010. I have, as part of the content type for this Page Layout, a field of type Hyperlink. I want to use the "Description" and actual URL stored in ...
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Page shows up in web analytics - /_layouts/inplview.aspx?

What is the page /_layouts/inplview.aspx? I am reviewing our web analytics on 2010 and notice that /_layouts/inplview.aspx tends to be at or new the top of the 'Top pages' rankings. It seems to be ...
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Why does the central admin requires to run in IE with elevated privileges?

As described here : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jorman/archive/2010/07/10/missing-links-or-access-denied-in-central-admin-sharepoint-2010.aspx, I have to run with an elevated IE to get all actions. What ...
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Content Type Field missing from New Form

I have created three content types and associated with a list. When you click the list and then the add new button from the Ribbon in the top, all 3 types display. However, when you click add new ...
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Changing page layout across site collections?

I'm trying to customize the OOTB Markup Styles in the Ribbon in SP2010 for the Rich Text Editor. I've found some documentation about the process, and one of the first steps is to add a ...
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Possible to include a Word document in a WSP

... and put it into a Library on Feature Activated? I have a library that I am creating on Feature Activated and I would like to insert a document into it after I create it. Where in my Visual ...
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using ftp in a SP list

I am not yet familiar with Visual Studio SP development as I have just started developing on SP sites less than 2 months. I would like to use a SP list to initiate a transfer of HUGE files which ...
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How to modify the Site Settings page programmatically?

I need to modify the Site Settings page in a site collection to include an extra link. How can I go about doing this using c#?
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Do Site Templates include content types in site collection

I had created custom content types in site settings that I was referencing with a list on a site. When I did a save as template from the site, would that have also saved the content types? I passed ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup and Claims authentication issue

I have the requirement to enumerate a list of users that are in an Active Directory group that has been granted rights to an SPWeb. If the site collection is using windows auth this is no problem and ...
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Security for non-hr

I have noticed through Site Actions -->Site Permissions, SharePoint will allow everyone to view pages, but not every one can contribute. What I want is for users to contribute but not view certain ...
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re-ordering navigation for quick launch section

I don't want to go through adding an additional feature to my project. I would like to get hold of the current navigation and re-order about 6 items. There are some items on the very bottom and they ...
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How to create custom email alert template in SharePoint 2010

There seems to be a widely popular blog post (here) about creating these. It's tailored to SharePoint 2007, but I've read through the entire article, and it makes sense. I've followed the directions, ...
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Disabling/bypassing Rich Text Editor validation

I've implemented a custom ribbon button/dialog to insert a link to a document contained in a third party DMS. The DMS client installs a protocol handler that allows the use of links such as the ...
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Inserting Lookup columns into Data View Web part displays as XML

I am trying to configure a Data View web part in SP Designer 2010. I am connecting it to a list called Data Returns. Data Returns includes a mixture of Fields, some text, some choice, some lookup. ...
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How do I set up VS2010 and SP2010 for development?

We have an installation of SharePoint 2010 running for our intranet at the moment, and I have a copy of Visual Studio 2010 that I use for in-house application development. I'd like to start building ...
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How do you import user profiles without using User Profile Synchronization Services

I was told by a SharePoint MVP, that it was possible to run a SharePoint 2010 environment without using the "User Profile Synchronization Service" (which we are not able to use in our environment). ...
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The Organization Browser comes up empty if added to the mysite homepage

Adding the Organization Browser webpart to the My Profile page works fine, but it comes empty when added to the MySites homepage. Silverlight view shows empty (however the 4 arrows do exist and can be ...
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Multiple Controls on Infopath Form not working

On my form after a section that was hidden is shown due to conditional formatting all option buttons and checkboxes on the form seem to lose the binding to their datatypes. What happens is that any ...
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Migrating from sharepoint 2003 to 2010

Is there a more direct path to migrate SharePoint from 2003 to 2010 without having to go through 2007? Has there been any recent development that allows admins to do that? EDIT Update has been ...
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Need to sync User Profile with aspnetdb

Can someone please guide me on How to sync user profiles from aspnetdb (FBA users)? We do not have AD, So we need to Create and Sync the User Profile of Sharepoint with aspnetdb. Just to add more ...
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How to use onWorkflowItemChanged in a State Machine Workflow?

I'm using a simple Workflow for demonstration purposes: Init sets State1. State 1 waits for item changed and set's state 2. State 2 waits for item change and finishes the workflow. The problem: ...
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“Value does not fall within the expected range” when modifying data type

I want to change a column type from multiline text to HTML. I tried this: string urlRoot = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["url"].ToString(); SPSite site = new SPSite(urlRoot); SPList list = ...
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Converting CAML to SPQuery syntax

Following CAML Query is giving me all the events for the upcoming two weeks. Does anyone have an idea how to convert the part [Today+14Day(s)] correctly when using the SPQuery class syntax to use the ...
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Custom Alert Notification IAlertNotifyHandler Handler not firing

I'm trying to create a custom Alert Notification handler that implements IAlertNotifyHandler to intercept immediate alerts generated by changed to publishing pages. I've followed this guide, and also ...
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Creating Alert programmatically on GET request

I'm having problems creating an Alert for the current user programmatically for a GET request. No matter how I try to do it, it says updates are not allowed for GET requests. var spContext = ...
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How to implement the SharePoint “ShadowBox” feature in a web part?

I see this feature a lot in various pages, when you need to enter another level of information. It is basically a popup in the center that covers about 80% of the page and casts an opaque background ...
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Possibly to create a library on webpart install?

I'd like to create a library that my webpart uses to store documents. I would prefer to have this library only be visible through my webpart and by admins. Is this possible? If so, how would I go ...
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What functionalities will not available in SharePoint 2010 web app. when backward compatibility is on (V3 mode)?

I have attached my MOSS 2007 content DB to SPS 2010 farm with backward compatibility (v3) also copied my custom theme. it is working fine. i need to know beside UI related features like, ribbon and ...
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Sharepoint 2010, add an item to a list based on a specific content type?

Using object model I need to add an item to a list. The list has 4 custom content types. Depending on data provided I need the item to be of a specific content type. How is this done? Using ...
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A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as safe. Sharepoint 2010

I'm getting stuck with the above mentioned error. I have successfully deployed the webpart in 3 different ways, throgh stsadm, through Powershell (add-spsolution, install-spsolution) and via Central ...
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Experience with storing 250.000 items in a Sharepoint 2010 Document Library without folders

I want to store about 250.000 PDFs (average size of one PDF: about 1,4 MB) in a SharePoint 2010 Document Library. Does somebody have experience with this amout of items without folders in a single ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Warmup script

I'm looking for a good solid and reliable warm up application for Sharepoint 2010 that can warm up the Sharepoint site after an IIS reset. I've tried the IIS Warm up module, but can't see any ...
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How to use custom extended .NET Menu Control in SharePoint 2010?

i have a big problem with a custom .NET Menu Control. I created a Solution with following class: namespace MyControl { public class SiteMapPath : System.Web.UI.WebControls.SiteMapPath { ...
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Is Sharepoint 2010 suitable for SAAS

The company I work for is thinking in using Sharepoint 2010 Foundation as the base platform on which to built custom web application to meet specific needs on the market, and sell it as SAAS. The ...
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creating mysite dynamically

i would like to know how to dynamically create a personal site without redirecting the user to /_layouts/mysite.aspx? The requirement is this: - create a list in the user's private mysite (MySite - ...
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SharePoint 2010 Web Part built in Visual Studio 2010 & Deployed to /bin

I have created a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 which is to be deployed to the /bin directory of our SharePoint web applications. The idea being we can have a development, staging, UAT web ...
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Licensing the Info Worker Demo?

Place I'm working has legit enterprise and technet keys for SP 2010 enterprise. But when I go into CA - the enable enterprise features radio button is checked and greyed out and when I go to enter ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and Entity Framework

I'm a relatively new asp.net developer now in the process of making transition to become a Sharepoint 2010 Developer. I would like to know is it possible to use Sharepoint 2010 with newly created ...
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Web App Names, App Pools and Identities

What is best practice for naming WebApps? Should each WebApp have its own apppool and identity or can they share?
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note board of a list item in sharepoint 2010

of a particular i want to programatically access NoteBoard of a particular list item of a custom sharepoint2010 list .. ie you can refer this and this can any one suggest me a way how to access ...
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Getting Error - Unhandled exception was thrown by the sandboxed code wrapper

I am getting this error after copying and pasting the code from this WebPart (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms490609%28office.12%29.aspx) It looks like the code cannot loas IFilterValues ...
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How to - Custom WebPart acting as a consumer to SharePoint List Filter WebPart

I am trying to create a custom webpart which will act as a consumer webpart to the SharePoint List Filter WebPart. I have not been able to make this code work, the send filter values to option is ...
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What is the point of the Error Message Correlation ID in Sharepoint 2010

This might sound noob but it's pretty annoying. Instead of receiving a nice error message, sharepoint 2010 throws you a page saying that there is an error and it gives you a correlation id. WTF is a ...