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SharePoint licensing with webservices

Suppose, I consume SharePoint services using web services in my enterprise. All the web services connections are made using a single service account. How do I derive the named user licenses required ...
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Content Query and Current User AD fields

Is there an easy approach to setup query filters for CQWP to use the current users Department, Location etc fields from their profile. I know you can get values from the Page Field Filter in the ...
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Can I have multiple “main” areas in a master page?

In most of the CMS software I've worked with there is a simple method for identifying user-editable parts of a theme. In Concrete5, for example you can add something like: <?php $a = new ...
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Add FBA role to SharePoint 2010 group

I've setup FBA for SharePoint 2010 following these instructions: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2010/07/09/sql-server-provider-for-claims-based-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx It ...
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System.ArgumentNullException on feature enabling

I created a vs solution with site columns content type list template list instance. It compiles, it installs correctly, except when I click on activate I got the exception on the ULS logs: ...
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Change default font-size in Content Editor

I need to change the default font-size in Sharepoint 2010 Content Editor. I've tried to set .ms-rte-wpbox {...} CSS property as suggested somewhere on web but it didn't work. Any help would be ...
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Create a list with powershell

I need to create one list with powershell with the following columns Title Url (255 max length) Description (255 max length) It must be a custom list. There is no need to create site columns or ...
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Create content type, site columns, list and list instance

I want to create 3 site columns, then 1 content type with the new 3 columns. Then a list template based on the content type, and then a list instance. I was going to create a new visual studio ...
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Duplicate Top Drop Down Menu in SharePoint 2010

My development environment is SharePoint 2010. I am trying to achieve Drop Down enabled Top Navigation menu.Though my site is showing the top menu but the sub menus are not showing up as drill down ...
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Strange exceptions ocurring

I am having very big trouble with features, my feature has the following site columns content type list tempalte list instance After fighting a lot, I removed the feature and created them again in ...
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Error on activating Publishing Feature SharePoint 2010

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I need to activate SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure Feature under Site Administration>Site Collection features. But when I try to activate this feature I get the ...
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How to upgrade a specific aspx or ascx file in an existing solution

In the current project, the solution is already existing, the solution has like 5 features and each feature deploys different things. The current development never used feature versions. So I ...
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How to doing cashing with list In Moss 2007?

i have no idea that hows to doing cashing in Moss? In my application during page load taking so much time around 20sec. so i want to reduce this time period. Problem is that i have retrieved data ...
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Person or Group Column Type Broken after Renaming 'Title' Site Column

I made the all-too popular mistake of renaming a title column and pushing out the changes via inheritance. I quickly reversed the change by renaming it back to Title. Now, when I use the Person or ...
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How to stop personalizing my page?

How do I take my page out of personalization mode after doing the following? Select "Personalize this Page" Click "Add a Web Part"
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I cant install a feature

I created a new feature in an existing big solution, I cant just redeploy the solution because it would break many things. What I need is to update the solution and add the new feature, then activate ...
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Lists.asmx returning 401 Unauthorized

I extended the DataFormWebPart to use a SoapDataSource and get the data from the lists.asmx webservice it works fine as long as i access data from the same webapplication but as soon as i try to get ...
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How to activate a feature only in powershell

I am trying to do this but cant find how Update-SPSolution –Identity Teams.HomeWebTemplate.wsp –LiteralPath "D:\xx\bin\Debug\xxx.wsp" –GacDeployment Get-SPFeature –Identity "xxx Links Feature" –Site ...
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BCS in a multi tenant scenario

I'm planning on creating a BCS layer which will be used in a multi tenant scenario. The plan is as follows: multiple clients will all get a SharePoint site. They will sync data from their ERP into a ...
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List Instance is not getting created correctly when deploying

No errors when deploying in Visual Studio, I can see the list. But it should show External Site Url, External site Name and External Site Description in the ADD FORM. ![enter image description ...
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Visual Studio Deploy, always clears the list data

I have a content type, a list definition based on the content type and also a list instance. Lets suppose thats all I have in the project. Its on the dev server, everytime I deploy using vstudio the ...
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Multiline fields not working

I have the following content type definition and list definition, the description field should show me 4 lines, maxlength 255, but it always shows me One line one. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Filter on Person with Lists.asmx and DataFormWebPart. 'This column type cannot be filtered'. (In 2010)

In SharePoint 2010 I want to display a document library view from a record-centre in another site collection and the best option seems to be Lists.asmx GetListItems and a DataFormWebPart. I want to ...
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create a content type managed property via powershell

Regarding this blog post, its very easy to do visually. But for easy deployment on other environments I would like to do this in a powershell script. ...
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Editing default master Broke Central Admin

My environment is SharePoint 2010. I was working on some master page changes and accidently I opened default master from (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server ...
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Content Query Web Part - Multiple (repeated) additional filters

I am creating a Content Query Web Part as part of a feature receiver (feature activated), and adding it to a publishing page. The purpose is to filter on the Approval Status field for a Calendar ...
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SharePoint 2010: Application Server Administration Service Timer Job

One of our customers has a large SharePoint 2010 farm which was having problems with 100% CPU usage for a large part of every minute (15 seconds) when the Application Server Administration Service ...
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Customized “add web part” user experience?

Are there viewable examples/demos somewhere of customized user experiences around the "add a web part to the page" workflow? I've got a customer that wants a "more user-friendly" experience for users ...
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Item was not crawled because of a password change. Update password and retry crawling

We are crawling our website for 1st time, but we got this error in the log of sharepoint search. Also in the event log we have this warning The start address http://xxx Context: Application ...
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SPD: Kbd shortcut to move focus from Design view to Code view?

I have a file open for editing in Advanced Mode in SPD. I'm in the Design mode editor. How can I switch to the Code view editor using my keyboard?
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How to deploy changes in one webpart fromd dev to test and production

Regarding this question here: How to edit/replace an existing page when the ribbon is not visible? lets say that in test I already have my configuration done. New mapped property Changed the ...
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“Edit Page” vs “Page > Edit”?

What is the difference between my editing a page via the two methods: Selecting "Edit Page" from the Site Actions menu Selecting "Edit" from the "Page" tab of the ribbon Are they simply two ways ...
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How to edit/replace an existing page when the ribbon is not visible?

I was just going to follow this tutorial http://www.glynblogs.com/2011/01/create-a-content-type-search-refinement-panel-in-sharepoint-2010.html They say this: Edit the search results page, and modify ...
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get alerted when a file is downloaded

I have a document library in sharepoint 2010 and our product management team want to be alerted when a file downloaded by a user. is there any way to achieve this? thanks
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Alternate access mappings and using SPWeb, SpSite objects

We have more or less the following infrastructure 1. In production we have WFE, App Serv, UAG. We have some configuration to point internet URLs to sites on THE dmz production farm. Something like ...
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Globally Published Workflow only available for Parent/base content type and not the children

I've published a globally reusable workflow which is associated with a parent or base content type. Within one of my subsites I have a library full of documents that are child content types of this ...
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Error when importing site: BLANKINTERNET#0 vs. BLANKINTERNET#2

I've been working on a SharePoint 2010 site in a development area for a while, and now I've come to export individual sites (rather than the entire site collection) so that I can import them onto my ...
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Create Library with PowerShell

I want to create libraries in SharePoint 2010 using PowerShell. So far, so good. I'm using this chunk of code to create the library (actually list, but that doesn't matter) $listTemplate = ...
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Custom Add New Item Form Not Loading After Solution Upgrade

On my farm solution, I am creating custom Site Collection Definition, Content Type and new List based on that Content Type. For the List, I created custom form and added it to the list Schema.xml as ...
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Duration per task SPD Workflow

When we start an approval process in a SPD workflow, we can fill in the "duration of the task" and/or the "due date ". But what exactly happens when we cross the date? A reminder to the person with ...
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File not found Error SharePoint 2010

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I was making some changes to master pages of my site. Then this error started coming The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been ...
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Pass a SharePoint list item value to a ListViewWebPart query

I'm stuck with the following Problem: The Task: I do have a custom SharePoint form which displays an entry from one of my SharePoint lists. On that Form I am using a ListViewWebPart to show the ...
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Managed Metadata field full path

I've added a custom Managed Metadata field in my custom contenttype but need to show the full path. Anyone knows how to do this? (if possible with xml, else with c#) XML so far: <Field ...
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How can I change the web-service URL in a BDC model

In SharePoint 2010, I have a BDC connection created by importing a BDC model file via central admin. However, the machine providing the web-service has changed and I need to update the BDC model's ...
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How to retain permissions for a user in Lookup field?

I have column level permission using a custom code. But I am unable to retain permissions for a user in Lookup field! Is there a way to do it?
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SP2010 Show lists and libraries from a top site in subsites

I would like to create a web part page or custom layout page in several subsites which is displaying lists and libraries of my top site (root site collection). One of the solutions I found was the ...
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restore errors in sharepoint 2010

I am trying to restore my server back. I have full backup and a backup of the one of my web applications which is sharpeoint-81. I perform the restore as explained on Microsofts site, I get many ...
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Set column order in contenttype

I've added some site columns with an xml file and also created my contenttype in the xml. After deploying, a feature creates a lookup to another list (with c# code). How can I set te column order in ...
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How to signout from Sharepoint mobile page?

I have developed a Sharepoint 2010 site for mobile devices. How do I logout from the site. I can redirect the user to _layouts\Signout.aspx?mobile=1 on clicking my custom logout button. But I am not ...
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System.Security.Principal.IdentityNotMappedException Some or all identity references could not be translated

When running the configuration wizard I got this problem SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard An error has occurred while validating the configuration settings. An exception of type ...