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Create variation hierarchies - job completes but does nothing

This is something I have done many times before on my current VM, and even using the same Web Application, though with different site collections. The steps I am following are: 1) Create a new site ...
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Configuration File for Features

I am creating some features in SharePoint 2010. I need to have some settings for all the features that I intend to keep in a xml file that should get deployed to 14 hive. On feature activation, ...
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Setting the default ribbon tab to a custom tab in SharePoint 2010?

Ok - So I have a shared documents library - and like many posts before me I would like to make the default tab on the ribbon a custom tab that I have made. Can someone tell me how to edit the URL ...
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file upload in sharepoint sandboxed solution

I need help regarding file uploading in sandboxed solution. In a thread in this portal somebody gave the following link as a solution to this problem: ...
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404 On Specific Document Library

I am having an issue with a single Document Library that gives a 404 on all pages. After trying to recreate a page in this Library I get an error that it already exists. I looked under "All Site ...
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Setting approvers in the Approval workflow using SPD workflow action

I need to build a document approval workflow for a sharepoint document library. The workflow needs to be exactly like the OOTB approval workflow with the exception that the Approvers depend on a ...
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SOAP error when trying to access data and template from Designer

I get the following error message when trying to view a msater page or try to view data from SharePoint Designer: soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> Value does not fall within ...
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How to display last major version to authors

We have a unique requirement where customer wants their authors to browse the publishing site as-if they are read-only users. Additional Notes: We do NOT have separate STAGING and PRODUCTION farms. ...
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How to report bugs, give suggestions and feedback on Sharepoint, SPD, Infopath?

I am continuously bumping against annoying bugs (and/or inconveniencies "by design") in Sharepoint Server 2010, its related tools and services like: Infopath Designer 2010, Microsoft Sharepoint ...
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Unable to delete List during solution deactivate

I have two list that I need to delete when a solution is deactivated and removed. But my code doesn't seems to be working. I am trying to delete and remove the quicklinks to the lists in ...
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Remove extra sign-in step after enabling Forms Based Authentication

Now that I have enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA) on my sharepoint site, there is an extra Sign-In page where I have to select what type of authentication I wish to use. I pretty much want ...
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The file “_catalogs/masterpage/myportal.master” is not checked out error

I have a sharepoint 2010 production environment "SQLSErver, WFE & Domain Controller" in office and ditto virtual environment at home (3 machines)...ive taken the back up of sharepoint 2010 content ...
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How to push a specific SPListItem through a workflow with code?

I would like to push a specific SPListItem to the final step in a State workflow, skipping all the intermediate steps (if a certain checkbox is checked). Currently, I have an event receiver hooked ...
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Will 3rd party tools like Feature Admin void Microsoft technical support?

Based on my research, it seems like the Microsoft tools would be supported, and the others MAY or may not be supported depending on what exactly they do and how they are written. Does anyone know? Is ...
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Identifying if a user has selected an RTL language

Scenario: Running SharePoint 2010 with the Hebrew language pack installed. On a particular site, English is set as the default language, but Hebrew is available for users as an Alternative Language. ...
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Code behind for Infopath Initiation/Association Form

Is it possible to have a c# file act as a code behind file for an infopath form? Just like you do for forms in aspx. Especially I would like to be able to execute code on page_load for an infopath ...
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How to use a hyperlink column in a workflow email

I'm creating a workflow "Send an Email" action in SharePoint Designer that needs to use a "Hyperlink or Picture" column from the Current Item. Whenever I select the "Hyperlink or Picture" column ...
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Gant view for vacation

I want to create a Gant-view showing the vacations for all users. And I have done that but not in the way I want it. Now each user is able to create events for the vacation say 2 events 1.6 - 20.6 and ...
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How “Content Type” combo in upload dialog is filled?

I am uploading a file is SP 2010. But, uploading there is property dialog comes up that contains the "Content Type" combo. I want to remove unnecessary content types from it. How to do this ? Thanks
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Custom Document ID Provider Stops Assigning Values

We wrote a custom document ID provider to assign friendly number (1,2,3,etc.) to documents scoped at the farm level. All site collections use this provider, so no matter where the document is saved - ...
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Feature Stapling and Inheritance in My Site/My Content

I have a SP 2010 Enterprise/VS 2010 workstation. I have built and deployed a custom master/CSS/asset library for a standard My Site deployment as a feature and modules. The master deploys and ...
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SP 2010 adds extension to an image's file name when adding to library causing “double-extension”

As of last week, something changed in our SP2010 server that transformed all image paths to: <filename>_<extension>.<extension>. I noticed some service packs were installed, but ...
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Disable search security trimmer?

I'm currently working with a client, one of the requirements is that users have complete access to the search results, regardless user permissions, including anonymous users, Is there a way to disable ...
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How to add javascript and css to a SharePoint 2010 webpart?

What is the proper way (i.e. without having to manually copy the assets to any sharepoint folder or anything like that) to add custom javascript and CSS to a SP 2010 web part? I would like them to be ...
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Is it possible to run Content Deployment incrementally using code?

I am running some Content Deployment jobs using the code but the jobs are not run incrementally, instead they are run by exporting all the objects. Is it possible to run them incrementally using the ...
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Creating Document Library Dynamically

i am working with SharePoint 2010. I am trying to create a document library (for excel documents) using features. I added a List Instance and a module that holds my document to be added to my document ...
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Query Fields in Sharepoint db via Report Builder

Which is the best way to build a report to display the count of all upload files of a specific group of content types, foreach site collection? Should I use the table AllDocs to create de DataSet or ...
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Adding List Item Programmatically

I am working in SharePoint 2010.I am dynamically creating a list on FeatureActivation event. My list has following columns Title : Text , VisibleTo: User/People, Menu : Choice, Type : Choice. ...
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Steps to convert application page to web part page from Visual Studio 2010?

I added an application page to my module and now I want to covert it to a web part page. In the code behind I changed the inheritance to WebPartPage. using System; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using ...
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Dataview webpart on Subsite pulling list from Parent Site

In a Master Page I need to insert a Data View that pulls information from the parent site. I believe I can do this with a Content Query Web Part but I cannot put a web part like this into a Master ...
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“a is null” error in vanilla SP2010 install

I'm setting up an SP2010 VM for dev testing purposes. Our vanilla install has no other components present and is throwing JS errors in Chrome and Firefox. In Firefox (v13): a is null ...
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Migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)

How to migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)? I tried regular steps on moving site collections between farm but that did not ...
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Recommended Visual Studio solution design for new SharePoint 2010 intranet

I'm currently working on a large SharePoint 2010 published intranet development project. The initial months of planning have been completed and we're now gearing up to commence the actual dev/build. ...
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Adding column in Status indicator

I have requirement that adding one more field in the Status indicator list view programmetically.is there way to extend the Staus indicator list using programmetically?.How can i acheive this? Any ...
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EnsureUser not working in Job

Background: sharepoint 2010 custom membership provider custom job to create users Job is deployed by code and executed first time from some WinForms exe, executed by local Administrator. Users are ...
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How to copy a Sharepoint page?

In SPD2010 (Sharepoint Designer 2010) under "Site Pages" I created ASPX page ASPControls.aspx, added and configured AdRotator ASP.NET control. Having ollowed "Using ASP.NET Validation Controls" of ...
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restoring a site collection database

In my attempt to restore a production site collection to dev I forgot 1 step and now it's hanging. I went to DB server on the DEV and deleted the DB without going to Central admin and delete the ...
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Debugging sandboxed ItemUpdated event receiver - breakpoints not hit

I'm trying to debug an ItemUpdated event receiver in SharePoint 2010. I add breakpoints to the code, and hit F5 in Visual Studio 2010. I click Attach when I'm prompted to attach to the process. Then, ...
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OnTaskCreated Sharepoint 2010 statemachine workflow not firing (Micorsoft Bug!!)

Workflow Scenario: State-A create task-A and we get OnTaskCreated event, where onchange of task-A we goto State-B where in it we created Task-B, now we are facing problem with Task-B as its ...
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TIFF IRM Protector

I know by default, SP 2010 does not have a TIFF IRM protector. Before trying to write a TIFF protector, if such a protector is already available could someone point me to it.
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REST API Filter by multilookup property

Having an Activities list with a column called Engineer of type lookup that allow multiple values. How to build a call to listdata.svc in order to get only activities that are asigned to an Engineer ...
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Make a list's column searchable

I have a normal custom list, I want somehow to enable the end user to do search on one of the list's columns I've found this, but im looking for something simpler than this Sharepoint server 2010
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Is there any alternative to circumvent 500MB Template restore limit? [duplicate]

I need to restore a template with size greater than 500MB. Is it possible to circumvent the limit?
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Sharepoint multi-column validation

I've got a custom list that contains multi collumns. The validation is made by a custom contenttype. Now I want a combination of two columns to be unique. Until know I did not found a way to solve ...
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how to sharepoint display list name into several languages

I have created a site, installed my language packs, created the term store servcie and created some terms in multi-language (persian and english). I then created a site in which, I created a new list. ...
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Why Sharepoint FormField's ID is parametrized and how it can take different values after its initial creation?

In SPD 2010, on designer surface of a web part page I insert DataFormWebPart by: "Current Data Source" ("Data Sources Details" Task Pane) --> choose rows --> "Insert Selected Fields As.." --> "New ...
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How to change global navigation SP Foundation

I would like to ask, how I can to change default page or change global navigation in SP Foundation. I have first web collection "Home" then I have second web colletion "MY PAGE" and my second web ...
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Enterprise built .wsp deployable to Standard Edition?

Is it possible to build/package a .wsp on a machine with Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition (DEV machine) and deploy it to a machine with Sharepoint 2010 Standard Edition (PROD machine) installed?
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How to set the Default value of a Date/Time column to next Friday?

I did some poking around in the documentation for Calculated field formulas, but I don't see anything that would help me do this. Does anyone know if it can be done? Can you point me in the right ...
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Client Object Model gives 401 when impersonating logged in user - MVC App

I have an ASP.NET MVC app that connects to SharePoint 2010 via the Client OM. When I run ExecuteQuery(), I get a HTTP 401 error from SharePoint. I have the MVC app set to impersonate the logged in ...