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Correct way to store and retrieve +2000 List items Sharepojnt 2007

So I've read all the whitepapers, and I know that you can store up to 5 million list items in a list as long as you use folders. What I'm after, is, has anyone written some nice recursion that gets a ...
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Setting up the list definition schema for a custom form in VS2010

I'm creating a custom NewForm for a list (and will subsequently be doing EditForm and Display form), but I can't work out how to populate the Form attribute in the list definition's Schema.xml file. ...
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Provisioning a Welcome Page to Pages Library

I have a custom Web Template which enables the default features of a Publishing Site and in addition it enables custom Features e.g. WelcomePageProvisioning. It's kinda straight forward, but still I ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Top Navigation Bar drop down

I have tried almost everything. I have been reading the blog from this Question, but it does not explain how can I make drop down menus work on multiple top navigation links. Doing changes as the blog ...
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Minimum code to render a ribbon

What is the minimum code to render a ribbon? I'm thinking there must be something like.. <asp:ContentPlaceHolder id="ribbon" runat="server" />
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Disable windows auth, but access a resource in the site collection

I have a sitecol with anonymous access. I have a console code that uses client-object-model to query from a particular list in that site collection. This was working fine. But recently I had to ...
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Custom Logout in Sharepoint 2010

I have sp application where there are 15 subsite.I need to redirect each subsite to the respective logout page when i click logout.How do i achieve this & properly logout each respective subsite? ...
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404 when accessing site remotely

I am trying to access a site located at 10.0.45.62 (intranet ip). When I am on that server I can reach the site via http://w-10-0-45-62:16191/test/SitePages/Home.aspx When I attempt to connect ...
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Sharepoint port numbers

Are these numbers just numbers chosen for the purpose of telling web apps apart? i.e. does the choosing of these port numbers follow some sort of protocol or is it simply just to distinguish between ...
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Cannot read site collection details with some accounts

In my SharePoint environment, I have a few seperate web applications with some different admin users. Now a new user I created is added as local admin (needed for Powershell remoting) and farm admin. ...
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Sharepoint server web analytics does not work

I have a sharepoint 2010 server which is not showing the web analytics details for quite some time. It was working perfect previously. Message There is no data available for this report. Here are ...
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Document ID not being set in Libraries

My document id service does not run on some libraries. I've tried manually triggering it by running Document ID enable/disable job then Document ID assignment job. The Document ID field is always ...
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Ideal way to Secure Custom Application

We are developing an application which is going to do some CRUD operations for a couple lists and offer our customers to download files. We are using REST services as well as Sharepoint Web Services. ...
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BCS issue: CalculatePermissionsForCurrentThread

I have a BCS model which is causing problems in the production environment. Everything works fine from within SharePoint context, but outside the context (a WCF service to be precise) I'm getting ...
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Sharepoint External Data field with multiple values

I need to create a list column which contains external data (from BDC). The field has to contain multiple values. But I haven't found a way how to make a external-data-field take multiple values. ...
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How do find web config file of Claims Based authentication?

I want Configuring claims and forms based authentication for use with an LDAP provider in SharePoint 2010. I change webcomfig file of : 1.Adjust the web.config of the Central Administration site ...
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Best method to create custom NewForm / EditForm

I am new to sharepoint development and need to create some custom NewForm/EditForms for a new custom list I am creating. It seems like I have two choices: ...
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cannot add External Domain User To Group

I have a problem about adding a User to Group using a custom code (web part / web services is the same). In my organization I have 2 Active Directory domain (DOMAIN and DOMAINEXT). My Sharepoint farm ...
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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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Cannot install Sharepoint Server 2010 on Windows 7

I have problems trying to install Sharepoint Server 2010 on a virtual machine with Windows 7. What I did: 1) Mounted the sharepoint image file to virtual drive 2) Copied the files from virtual ...
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SharePoint RTE: How to attach to mousedown events (like bold, italic does)

When clicking on bold text in the RTE (rich text editor), magically the ribbon button for bold: get's activated. The same happens for the other format option buttons you can see on the screenshot. I ...
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What set for ASP.NET Membership provider name in forms based authentication?

I want created a custom login page . I set Claims Based Authentication my site . When i Enable Forms Based Authentication (FBA) , what value set for : ASP.NET Membership provider name ASP.NET Role ...
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System.StackOverflowException at Microsoft.Xslt.NativeMethod.CheckForSufficientStack

Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow. at Microsoft.Xslt.NativeMethod.CheckForSufficientStack I got the above error when using the OOTB ...
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when to use the SPSite and SPweb from context or when to create a new instance?

I already read the document about disposal about 10 times in the last 3 years. But my question is different. Why wouldnt I always use SPContext.Site and .Web instead of always creating an object ...
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What are the steps to change of Search Module Database Storage drive?

I want to change Database Storage Drive of Search Module. Anybody knows how can I do this?
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In MOSS 2010 how to enable the Content and Structure “Checked Out to Me” view to work!!! Help Please!

I am working on a site where the user has Full Control on a Sub-site and is trying to access the "Checked Out to Me" under the Site Action -> Site Settings -> Content and Structure interface. The ...
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Generating Entity List property for “Reusable Content” list

I am attempting to generate an entity class for "Reusable Content" list. After running the CKSDEV tool, i see that DataContext object has the following /// <summary> /// Items in this list ...
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Set date field in newform to selected date on calendarview

I'm looking for a solution where I first select a date on the calendar-view, when I add a new item, the selected date should be filled in on a field in my newform.aspx. Is this possible out of the ...
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Could not load type 'xxx

I get this error in the log. Its a custom ribbon button that opens a dialog with a custom application page. I checked the 14 hive and the aspx is there. So, i dont know what else to check Medium ...
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How do I move the contents (and mappings) of the Managed Metadata Service Application from dev to test environment?

I have a solution on a development server with a custom list with Managed Metadata fields that reference Managed Metadata term sets (from the standard Managed Metadata Service (MMS)). The term sets ...
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Disable social features but allow My Site Profiles

We want to disable the social feature functionality but still make available the My Profile pages which is part of My Site. We also want disable the personal My Sites (My Content). Under Permissions ...
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How to use values from 2 item collections?

I'm trying to use values from 2 SPListItemCollections, as one of them have a lookup field with values from the other list. The reason why I need to do this, is because I need the value from the other ...
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Custom Expiration Policy

I was wandering if someone could assist? I am trying to implement a custom expiration policy within sharepoint, I hope to achieve the ability to get notified when a document reaches its expiration ...
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Creating and Deploying a Custom Login Page for SharePoint 2010

I want created a custom login page . I use this link for created custom login . But when i build the solution,don't create a folder inside .\Microsoft Shared\web server ...
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Using get-spuser returns null SIDs

I am very new to SharePoint (2010 in this case) and have been tasked with writing a PowerShell script that will synchronize some information between Active Directory and SharePoint users. I figured ...
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Override Ribbon Save Button functionality for a specific page layout?

Is there a way to override Ribbon Save Button functionality in publishing page of specific page layout? My intention is not to override it for all publishing pages but to limit it to specific page ...
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How do modify active directory user properties?

I use this code for find users in AD SearchResultCollection results = null; try { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { ...
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FileNotFoundException when getting a list that EXISTS?

I am having the following exception when trying to get a list that I know it exists. yes, I know the using should not be used in this case but thats not my code :), but I dont think thats the problem ...
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Error: While creating new Site from a Site template

I am getting following error while creating new Site from a Site template.
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OWA webpart view

I added OWA webpart in 2010 but I want the view to look like following like we had in SP 2003. How is it possible as there are no configuration for it in web-part? Please suggest. 2003 look 2010 ...
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Provision XSLTListViewWebPart with <AllUsersWebPart> or <View> and customize the XslLink

I've created some custom List Definitions (aka List Templates) and am provisioning List Instances of them into my site. I am then provisioning Pages (Wiki/WebPartPages) that refer to the lists/views ...
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Pass parent ID to new child list item in “inline edit” mode of ListViewWebPart

I'm trying to set up a 1:Many relationship between items in a parent list. In the EditForm for the parent item, I've inserted a XsltListViewWebPart for the child list, and set up filtering on the ...
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Specify character encoding in webpart

really simple: I have a visual webpart with danish letters (æøå) which is malformed when deployed - most likely as a result of the wrong characterset encoding. How would I go about specifying this in ...
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Only people picker dialogs types can be used with dialog. The type should be configured as safecontrol in this site

I have a package which deploys a custom people picker dll. It also should add the safe control entry to the web.config but its not doing it. <Assemblies> <Assembly ...
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How to get custom action to a SharePoint list actions menu for a specific list or content type?

I add custom action to a sharepoint list actios menu for all list . I want get custom actions that define for a special list in VS. How to get custom action ?
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How to register an ashx handler through sharepoint 2010 farm solution

I have a 3rd party control that i want to add to the web part. That 3rd party control uses a generic ASHX handler. I can always add the registration to the actual WFE web.config but it's a bit ...
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DispForm with child data view

I have two related lists. I have a parent list and a child list, the child list has a column that stores the ID of the parent list. In the parent's EditForm I added a dataview of the child list, and ...
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List using subsites as items?

I'm looking for a way of AUTOMATICALLY adding an item to a list on a root-site when you create a new subsite of a specific type. Context: I'm building a "Project Portal", and there's a requirement ...
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Allow Page Layout via Code

I've created a custom page layout for a search center, and seem to be stuck with the fact that by default, a search center is limited to a subset of approved page layouts. Upon initial deployment of ...
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How do I use a SQL query to check-in a document?

Yesterday I started looking at the tables in my SharePoint 2010's Content databases for the first time and I noticed something a little unnerving: There were files that were checked out and the web ...