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Sharepoint 2010 workflows and customize forms

We have Sharepoint 2010 standard editions so we cannot use infopath. But we do have expertise in Visual Studio 2010 professional and we have two programmers with c# .NET expertise. I have following ...
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SharePoint search not indexing contents of document libraries

I have a strange problem where the MS Word documents my documemt libraries are not being indexed. When i look at the crawl log i can see that the crawl is indexing the libraries themselves but not any ...
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Locate a FEATURE on SharePoint root

If I want to know elements of a particular FEATURE (any scope) before I hit the Activate button, I need to locate the FEATURE on SharePoint root. I want to know what's the best way to locate the ...
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SP2010 company logo change using blank site

I am new to sharepoint 2010 and just created web application and selected BLANK SITE as template. Now trying to change the company logo but i am unable to do so. Even tried putting the my own logo in ...
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Paging results from the List service?

I am currently making a call to GetListItems and I'm curious if there is any way to both page results and get the total number of records available? Here is what I am passing in my call to ...
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Publish the results from XML Viewer as RSS?

I have an XML Viewer web part that consumes an RSS feed and displays the results on a site page. Now I would like to publish these results as an RSS feed from my site. How can I do this?
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SharePoint 2010 Column Index on Large List

I have a custom list with more than 5000 items. This article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798465.aspx (the last section, "How Does Indexing Affect Throttling?") states: "For ...
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How to restrict visibility of a group beyond “group members” or “everyone”?

On the group settings page, it looks like membership visibility is limited to either "Group Members" or "Everyone". Is it possible to restrict membership visibility of a group to something other than ...
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Failed 2010 SP1 Upgrade

Anyone have an idea? I am trying to upgrade on Win7 Development box 06/30/2011 11:11:20 8 ERR Task upgrade has failed with a PostSetupConfigurationTaskException An exception of type ...
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SharePoint 3 tier Service Application with EF

I'm looking for some best practices on how to setup a three tier application design with a SharePoint Service Applications. A case example: suppose I have customers, each customer has a set of ...
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New web app creation fails to create IIS site on secondary node

Sharepoint 2010 RTM In central admin - I attempt to create a new App (IIS website) the pop up screen accepts my input and goes to work, but eventually it times out and displays a message that ...
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Install instructions for SharePoint 2010 SP1

I have started the install process for SharePoint 2010 SP1. The instructions I found on Microsoft stated that I should download the package and then start it. However it appears that the install ...
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Why do I have folders called “1” in my document library after an upgrade to 2010?

We upgraded our MOSS2007 to MSS2010 (database attach upgrade method). We have multiple document libraries on a site. default.aspx contains web parts with the files from document libraries. The files ...
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Why can't a Managed Metadata field be sealed?

I am creating a custom list definition that contains Managed Metadata fields (TaxonomyFieldType). These taxonomy fields are !important so users should not be able to delete them through the UI. I ...
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2010 Recent sub Site Wiki Page Changes Rollup with Content Query webpart

I have a my SharePoint 2010 enterprise implementation. I am trying to implement a Webpart in a site that shows all the latest changes from a sub site wiki libraries. Unfortunately the result set is ...
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How can I use PowerShell to upload a list template (stp file)?

I need to script the creation of data in SharePoint, and part of this requires that I upload a slide library list template using PowerShell. Is this possible?
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Alternate Access Mappings in different ports

I've an WebApp using the 80 port and i have extend it - creating an AAM to Intranet Zone (http://my.new.url.com/). All good for now. Now, i got a new WepApp for MySites in 81 port, but when i do the ...
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Claims based authentication and custom sign on page

I am creating a Claims based authentication using PowerShell. I am enabling both Windows authentication and FBA. My code will look as follows: $authMethod = "NTLM" Write-Output "Creating $title ...
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Unable to login from custom login page - FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage fail

I created custom login page for FBA access (SP 2010). In related custom code i inherit Microsoft.SharePoint.IdentityModel.Pages.FormsSignInPage class. Problem: I would like to login in sharepoint ...
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validation control is always fires

I'm try to using validation InputFormRegularExpressionValidator. Code behind <SharePoint:InputFormTextBox runat="server" ...
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Contact all members of a SharePoint site

I am looking for an easy way to contact (email) all the members of a SharePoint site. Is this possible without custom code? I do NOT have the ability to create distribution groups in AD, or anything ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search Errors

I am unable to get SharePoint 2010 native search & Analytics working: The EventViewer on server for Search, Analysis report & some other issues has following information: An exception ...
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SPDiagnosticsService Area collection vs Areas in CA

In CA, Diagnostic Logging, a lot of areas with their categories are listed. When I enumerate these area's in code only three are returned: Business Connectivity Services SharePoint Foundation ...
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Is it possible to publish Access 2010 Templates to SharePoint 2010?

Access 2010 has some wonderful templates. So, I was planning to use one of those on my SP2010 site. But before starting I have some questions: When an Access 2010 templates is published in ...
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Not able to log in to my SharePoint 2010 Site

I am not able to log in to my SharePoint 2010 Site... It is showing following error: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The server was unable to process the request due to an ...
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What are the implications of manually changing a Content Type?

If a Content Type was deployed using a feature and someone makes manually changes it through the UI (e.g. adding a column), are there any implications? Does the content type become unghosted? Are ...
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Unable to open office files in Office client

While trying to open an excel document stored in "Shared Documents" library, the excel application opens up with a login prompt, to which I passed the login credentials of the site. After which the ...
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Collect Data from User (CDFU) Workflow does not work

I am trying to use the "Collect Data From User" (CDFU) workflow action to collect data from users and then use the "update list item" action to use the data entered by the user and update a field in ...
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Using Client OM from an Windows Auth ASP.Net application

I have an asp.net application and a SharePoint application which uses windows authentication and are on the same domain. From the asp.net application, I am making some managed client OM calls to the ...
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Workflow cannot assign task to user in another Active Directory OU?

I'm trying to create a task, in a VS 2010 workflow, and assign it to one of our domain users. This guy's not a site collection user, but I'm assuming that he'll be added to Sharepoint automatically. ...
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How can I export a schema.xml file for a list from a SharePoint site?

I've been troubleshooting my schema.xml file for a list definition and getting more and more frustrated. So I thought, "Hey, I'll just get it to look right in the UI and then export that and compare ...
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FTP to SharePoint

Is there a way to use FTP with SharePoint? I'd like to build a project, then just upload it to a directory that is set to automatically publish anything that is uploaded to the directory. In other ...
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Why is Office required for multiple file uploading?

Why is Office required for multiple file uploading? I don't have Office, is there something I can install that will enable this feature?
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How do I create a new content source using powershell?

I am new to Shell Script. I would like to write a script to generate new content source for search. I wrote the following code to create a content source. $searchapp = ...
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How much RAM is needed to host 10+ app pools per web server?

We are considering a SharePoint 2010 configuration where we deploy separate app pools/web applications for each business unit in our company. We would have 10 app pool/web app instances total in that ...
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How to add a “processing” gif to a Modal Dialog?

I am popping up a Modal Dialog using SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog. From the time that the modal pops up until the controls render on the page there is sometimes a bit of a lag. What I would ...
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How to move site templates from SharePoint 2010 (on-premise) to SharePoint Online (Office 365)?

I tried to migrate a site template from an on premise installation to SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). When I try to create a new site I get the following error: The site template requires ...
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Do SharePoint 2010 and Reporting Services 2008 R2 (Integrated Mode) work together via SSL?

We want to use SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services (Integrated Mode) and SharePoint 2010 in a SharePoint Farm with SSL enabled. Especially we'd like to generate reports from SharePoint lists. Is SSL ...
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E-Forms using standard edition

We have SharePoint 2010 Standard Edition license and we are covered in Enterprise Agreement but we are in need of E-Forms and put it on our portal using workflows also. I've heard info path services ...
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Possible to close a Modal Dialog from code behind?

I am popping up a Custom Application Page using a call to SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog. Is there a way that I can close the dialog from the code behind after a user clicks a button?
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SharePoint Designer find maximum value column

How would I find the maximum value of a number column in a SharePoint workflow and set to variable. Purpose would be to increment by one and set that in this number column on New items. The use of ...
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How to create a Content Type within a Content Type in a SharePoint 2010 list?

How do I create a CT within a CT as shown in the image? Thanks -saumil
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How do I let some readers view draft versions of items without allowing them to edit

We have a requirement where we would like to give some of our users the ability to view pending versions of the items in a particular list (not document library) to give feedback. We don't want ...
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Integrating ASP.NET MVC 3 and SharePoint

We are looking into developing a site that uses MVC3 as the front-end and SharePoint 2010 as the data layer. We would like to keep SharePoint as out of the box as possible and display the data in ...
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Why mixed Folder with files after disabling New Folder

I created a document library in SharePoint 2010 and created many files and folders. In the default view (All Documents) the folders display first, followed by files (just as Windows Explorer does). ...
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How do I export site security groups and memberships with PowerShell?

I'm looking for a PowerShell script (or tool) to export a site's groups and group memberships to a text file. These files would be used as backup for the current security configuration in case the ...
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Anonymous Access only for some sites. (SPS 2010)

We host a neat little SP 2010 solution, my coworker and I developed, on the net. On the root site, you have some news and a login-webpart. (FBA) For everything else, you need to be logged-in. So far, ...
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Read configuration section in WebApplication scoped code with CAS

I'm testing some code here, trying to get it to work with CAS. I have a configuration file at a file location with some WCF definitions. I load this code with: var config = ...
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SPClaimsAuthMembershipProvider returns only aspnetdb users - WHY?

If I use : MembershipProvider membership = Membership.Providers["AspNetSqlMembershipProvider"]; MembershipUserCollection msc = membership.GetAllUsers(0, 200000, out totalnumber); I got all userS ...
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Upgrading site definition

I have a question about the upgrade process for features in SharePoint. In my feature, I'm deploying a custom site template along with a couple of list definitions, webparts, etc. Now when I upgrade ...