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Dispose of SPItemEventProperties at the end of an event receiver?

Is there any need to call properties.Dispose(); at the end of an event receiver? Would this prevent memory leaks? Is this unnecessary? Is it best practice?
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persisting objects in sharepoint 2010

Completley new to sp and trying to create a timer job that uses a value stored in a persisted object. I found some examples but for some reason when my job runs the persisted object is always null. ...
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How to make SharePoint simpler for end users?

We are going to use SharePoint for our intranet. The perception at my office is that SharePoint is too complicated for average users to learn. There are many different ways to do any given task, and ...
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Give a visitor user contribute access in a document library folder

I am facing problem in giving a visitor user permission as "Contribute" on a particular folder inside a document library. In my scenario the user is added in the top site collection inside the visitor ...
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How to structure - divide data across subsites or keep in one site with big lists and libraries?

I am planing a new SharePoint 2010 site to store customer information. Each customer can have multiple information associated with them, i.e. tasks, employees, contact information, projects, etc.. It ...
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User Profile Property: Initials

I'm looking for a property in the User Profile Properties where the Initials are stored. Is there a default one? If not, I know how to create a new one, so I don't need any code. I'm just looking for ...
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How to use existing staff to define their features theirselves?

I have a MOSS that staff already entered. I am creating an app about defining features of staff. Now i can define this features by myself as admin. But i want my staff to define their features by ...
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Open My Site in new window or tab

Environ: SP 2010 Enterprise. When a user navigates to My Site from our website there is no way to come back to the original site (unless they hit the back button - which makes business users ...
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Exception “The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields.” at changing TaxonomyField value

This problem appears only on one particular Document Library. I use TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue(myItem, myTaxonomyFieldValue); and it works fine everywhere except this lib. Can anyone suggest a ...
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Client Object Model equivalent of SPWeb.SiteLogoUrl

I can get the name, url and description of a site using SP.Web but there is no logo property. Is there a javascript COM equivalent to ...
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Enabling forms based authentication for existing Sharepoint Web Application

I have an site collection in a web application for which I need to enable forms based authentication (rather than using the standard Windows/AD authentication). I followed the rather good ...
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JS/jQuery Check if on root web of root sitecollection

How is it possible to check in JS/jQuery if the user is on the root site of the root sitecollection in the webapplication? (Sharepoint 2010) Thanks! Example: ...
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Sharepoint default page, central page not loading?

i am using windows 7 home premium and installed sharepoint 2010 enterprise version. i have tried all the necessary steps for clean installation. after successful installation and configuration of ...
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Ribbon issue in SharePoint Internet and Intranet

We had done a change in AAM for https to http traffic redirection in the LAN. On to the continuation, we are facing an issue in our SharePoint portals. (i.e.) We could able to edit/modify a ...
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Can I manage views based on permissions in OOTB Foundation 2010?

As problem fixes are implemented, we are uploading additional or modified documentation and procedures to a sharepoint site where our employees can review those changes. We've got another sharepoint ...
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Lookup field on custom form does not save once deployed on testing

I have a custom form on a content type I've created. This content type has 3 site columns which are a lookup field from 3 lists. In the form I've created the user selects a dropdown box and chooses an ...
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Specify external content type lookup for deployable list?

I have a ListTemplate which is being deployed with Visual Studio. Is it possible to make a reference from this template to an external content type that runs on the farm? Or must I manually add these ...
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How do I change the order of display of additional fields associated to an External column?

In SharePoint 2010 I have an External Data Column that I have linked to an External Content Type with 5 fields named A,B,C,D and E. I have selected all fields to be shown when the external data column ...
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SPContext is null on Feature Activation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error : Object reference not set to an instance of an object on feature deployment I am writing a feature receiver. Here is my code sample on feature_activated code. ...
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SharePoint 2010 audience based on Windows Security Group contains 0 members

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 environment and have just set up an audience based on a Windows Security Group. I've set up the following rule: Operand: User Operator: Member Of Value: Windows ...
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Error : Object reference not set to an instance of an object on feature deployment

I am writing code for feature activated code. But when I try to deploy my solution through VS 2010 it says deploy failed Error on feature activation : object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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What's the sense in forcing to digitally sign the Infopath 2010 forms?

Whenever I create an Infopath Filler Form in Infopath Designer 2010 and attach C# code there, for example, to show a messagebox on a button click, I am getting: InfoPath cannot open the selected ...
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CEWP with Calendar New Form : hidding selections, setting all day by default

So I came across a cool trick first in a book, then on a blog (here!), but it doesn't work for me. It's straightforward enough, couple lines of javascript/jquery, and a cewp in order to auto-select ...
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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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How to create a site collection

I need to create a site collection so that url looks like http://hr.mycompany.com instead of http://portal.mycompany.com/hr. How do I do that?
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Who rates my documents

Just a quick question, is there any chance, how to get list of users, which rates items in one list, or documents in one library ? Maybe I only overlook something really obvious... Thank you
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Library ECB shows “Change New Button Order” for all users

We have a document library which has content type management enabled. The library allows two content types, one based on Document, the other on Document Set. We also have a custom action attached to ...
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List Item won't save if title is entered

I have created a new list and am working on editing the newform.aspx page to customize the form. In the new list, I have renamed the title column to 'Details' because I will be using it as a link to ...
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Move an Item between lists maintaining version history

I wish to move/cut a item from list in SharePoint to another list. I can copy the item across to a list and delete the original. Sadly version history is lost. I want a way to be able to copy an item ...
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Create custom SPFieldLookUp that allows multiple values

I am pretty new to creating a custom field tupe and I have recently come across a need to create a custom SPLookUPField that allows multiple values. The main requirement is to change the way the ...
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Error with External Content Type List: “Unable to display this web part”

I have deployed an external content type to my local Sharepoint 2010 Server using a Visual Studio solution. The deployment appears to work. I can view the details of the content part in the central ...
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Error when deploying module with GhostableInLibrary files

Here is the module which I want to deploy on the server and the files which should be shown in the Style Library, when deploying them without type ghostale in library, all go good and well, no errors, ...
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Import User profiles from AD not working

I intend to import user profiles from AD to SharePoint 2010 but I can't do it. See the process that I am following below: When I got to User Profile Service Application -> Configure Synchronization ...
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How Can I Enable Editing for User Information AD Properties?

In a list, I have a column for users. When I click on the username it opens up the user profile panel with information gotten from AD for that user. This is good. You would think that if I ...
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What cannot be developed for Sharepoint Server 2010 in 32-bit workstation? and in 64-bit workstation?

Before, I was developing remotely on Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010 machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter and all servers 64-bit) accessing it over internet through RDP from Windows XP SP3 ...
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Update Panel Error

I am working with SharePoint 2010 features. I am writing feature receiver code where I create new web part pages with ReportViewerWebPart and my custom web part on the page. I am creating multiple ...
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How to set empty value to DateTimeField WebControl?

We tried to use DateTime.MaxValue to set empty value for DateTimeField and it works quite nice on our test environment, but we get following exception on some production farms. Exception: Ticks ...
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Why is Infopath 2010 form view scrolling above the viewing window?

Using Sharepoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010, we have created a multiple view form. The main view of the form is the basic entry form. We have another view in the aspx file that simulates a dialog box with ...
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Configuring RBS for SharePoint 2010

I setup RBS per MSDN article. It's all working. I would like to RBS everything regardless of file size. I think by default it only RBS files that are >=100kb. Please suggest.
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jQuery autocomplete dissapears on postback

I'm using the jQuery autocomplete and this works perfect. But when I do a postback, it looks like the page "forgets" that there is an autocomplete on the textbox. Important to know: this textbox is ...
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Sandbox User Code Service and low performance

I'm looking into a case where all sandboxed solutions runs terrible, not only slow, but they use abnormally a lot of resource points too. Its not a large farm, 3 server + sql. All running on HyperV. ...
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How to Change Add New Item url of List View Webpart

I have a list. I created a webpart for insert item to it. I created a page to add webpart. I want set this page for NewForm of list. I use sharepoint designr, but when i edit allitems form don't ...
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Same custom column name in 2 different solutions, 2 different ID guids, yet I get a “Duplicate field 'x' was found” error

So I have two completely different solutions, I'll call them solutionA.wsp and solutionB.wsp and they are being deployed to the same site Both of them contain a site column definition for a column ...
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How can I modify the available “repeat” options in a new Calendar event?

3I'm creating a calendar that lists various recurring due dates for reports and status updates. For end-of-year reports, I choose the "Last weekday of December" option. However, 31 Dec is a company ...
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How to add web application (project from Visual Basic 2010) to Sharepoint Foundation

I would like to ask, how I can add web application (this is Visual Basic project) to my site collection in Sharepoit Foundation? Can I do this without create web part? If no or yes please tell me how ...
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Best practice physical sql server is no longer the case with windows 2012 server

This question comes from watching the keynote at msteched europe. In which the presenter, I dont remember the exact works, says, that sql server wouldnt need to be physical anymore or something like ...
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Filtering items in a view using a CAML query

I'm having trouble querying SharePoint in such a way, as to combine a view results with my own CAML query inside a WCF service. It seems GetItems ignores my query, and just returns all the items in ...
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TaxonomyWebTaggingControl Not Showing Up on Page

I am attempting to use a Taxonomy Picker Control (TaxonomyWebTaggingControl) on an Application Page based on the term set configured for a User Profile property. In this scenario, I have set the Ask ...
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Customizing the Email text sent to users on granting permssions to various sites?

Where and what exactly should I be looking at editing to change the subject. body and other text of the default email that is sent by sharepoint notifying the user that he or she has been granted ...
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Move documents from O3Spaces to Sharepoint 2010

I am getting ready to move from O3Spaces to Sharepoint2010, is there any way to migrate documents(and their versions and comments, hopefully) from O3Spaces to Sharepoint?