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Connect directly to subsite without viewing home (Part 2)

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I would like some people to ONLY access a sub site without seeing the homepage. Is this possible? I have tried but I get a message saying ...
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Unabe to create Search Service Application

When creating a new Search Service Application the job seems to stop half way through. The search service application is created but displays an error in the Service Application page and the search ...
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How to reduce vertical spacing between two web part zones?

I've defined two Web Part Zones in the page layout, with nothing between them. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" Title="Zone 1" ID="Zone1" ...
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change maxlength of an existing column in a list via powershell?

I have the following code to create a list, however I need to increase via powershell the maxlength of one column $spWeb = Get-SPWeb -Identity http://ost-dev1.ciredev1.local $listTemplate = ...
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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populate dropdown in ribbon with folders from a specific site pages library only

I already have created a dropdownlist in the ribbon, however I need to fill it with the folders inside the Site pages library for example. I tried, but I didnt find any article or blog about it. ...
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SharePoint 2010 FAST Search not returning results from SharePoint 2007 content source

I have FAST setup on SharePoint 2010. I can index the SP 2010 web application without issues and search results return for this web application. Since we are in the middle of the migration from SP ...
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enable web analytics customized reports

I'm running SharePoint Server Standard 2010. I don't see a "Customize Report" button in the Analyze tab of the Site Collection Web Analytics report. When I go to PowerShell and run Get-SPFeature ...
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Backup via SharePoint or backup via SQL Server?

How should I backup my 2010 SharePoint server? As I see it there are 3 choices: Full Farm backup Site collection backup SQL Server backup We're only doing backups using points 1 (occasionally) ...
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Why can't I attach my AD RMS server to my SharePoint 2010 server? [closed]

In my SharePoint 2010 installation when I go to Central Administration -> Security -> Configure information rights management, select Use the default RMS server specified in Active Directory and ...
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Move check out and check in button

I have a sharepoint server. It based on sharepoint foundation 2010. I want to move the check-in and check-out button to left of the tab. To add a new button is easy to be done. I have just to use a ...
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Tricky error in dialogbox styling

This question is related to this: Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY I did what suggested there and it works fine, but with a small problem shown on the screenshot below. My Ribbon html ...
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SharePoint output page cache always re-created / Rendered using cache profile debugging info " Time always changes

This issue has been isolated to "old" content that was published prior to activating the output cache profile. New content (post cache activation) is not suffering from this. I have a SharePoint 2010 ...
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Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY

In the screenshoot below I pasted the Dialog of the NEW ITEM on top of our website. The ribbon bar selected in red, we want to change it, but it should be different to the ribbon bar in the normal ...
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Show Ribbon in modal dialogs

In the current project, they applied some branding, and for some reason the ribbon is hidden in modal dialogs like when creating a discussion board, task or any list item. I cant find how they hide ...
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How to use XmlDefinitionLink & CAML to reuse View definitions in multiple XsltListViewWebPart controls?

This is what I want to achieve (in SharePoint 2010): A custom page containing 2 XsltListViewWebPart Both of them rendering the same list data, but with different XSLT definition for display I ...
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Mandatory fields in discussion board comments

The whole idea behind a discussion board is that it should work as a forum I suppose. Lets say that I created a new column in the discussionbard called category and that its mandatory. Then when ...
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Access the column DisplayName from within a custom field's CreateChildControls()

I am making a custom field in SharePoint 2010. From within the CreateChildControls() function, I would like to refer to the field by the name it has been given in the list. Is this possible? For ...
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Custom list templates missing in create new list page

I am able to save a list as a template and it shows up in the list template gallery with an empty title, Product Version, and Feature ID. the language column shows up as 1033 instead of English. I ...
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Enormous database log files - Why are they not being truncated after a SharePoint backup runs?

I've performed a full Farm backup and also a full Site Collection backup using Central Administration site but there are still several enormous database log files 4GB - SharePoint_AdminContent 53GB ...
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What to do on feature deletion/deactivation

as I am trying to wrap my head around silverlight and sharepoint there's one thing I find most irritating: Provisioned xap-Files and/or web-Parts remain fully active upon deactivation/uninstallation ...
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Refinement panel with content type does not show all content types

I followed this tutorial http://www.glynblogs.com/2011/01/create-a-content-type-search-refinement-panel-in-sharepoint-2010.html#comment-23134 It was not working alone, so I had to add the basic5: ...
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How can I checkout the search center results page?

My search center results page has no ribbon. In order to edit a webpart, I had to add search/Pages/results.aspx?ToolPaneView=2 Now when I modify a webpart it wont let me, because it say the page is ...
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Create managed property via powershell?

Is this possible to do via powershell? http://www.glynblogs.com/2011/01/create-a-content-type-search-refinement-panel-in-sharepoint-2010.html#comment-23134 there is nothing to improve in the ...
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How to find the localized name of the Web Part Gallery

I have learned (still a SP-Noob...) that I have to take care of removing webParts that I deployed as part fo a solution myself. Now I have coded something like string file = "MyWebPart.webpart"; ...
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WebConfigModifications Remove functionality is not working in SharePoint 2010

I am using the following code to remove a web.config modification which added to web.config via one feature Collection<SPWebConfigModification> applicationModifications = ...
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Did my workflow run on item changed or item creation?

Is there any way of identifying if my SPD (2010) workflow was initiated by item creation or by item modification? I don't want to split the workflow into two as 99% of the workflows would be ...
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How can I close this web part using Javascript?

I'm trying on my site's homepage to close a web part programmatically using Javascript. The code fires, but the web part doesn't close. How can I close the web part programmatically? var ...
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ChangeLayoutMode(null, true): what are the parameter names?

This saves a page you're editing in SharePoint: <a href="javascript:ChangeLayoutMode(null,true);">Save</a> What are the names of the two parameters to this method? More important, what ...
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Why does the GUID show in my Column information when using spgridview?

I am using spgridview to collect document information from multiple document libraries in my SharePoint 2010 publishing site. When the column information is displayed, it seems that a GUID or ...
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Open docs from SP2010 in excel/word crashes

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I have IE 9.0.8 For about a 6 months I have this consistent problem. When I click on a Word doc or Excel doc, I get a choice to edit, I do ...
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Why can I not stop personalizing?

When I "Personalize this Page", I don't seem to have a way to "Stop Editing". I'd expect such a button under the "Page" of the ribbon, but it's not there. What can cause this?
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Column 'ListId' does not belong to underlying table ''

I am trying to run the following code I found somewhere here, but I got this exception on this line DataView dv = new DataView(dtResults); using (SPWeb web = properties.GetWeb()) { ...
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Customize NewDocSet.aspx form?

I need to customize the form that appears when users create a new document set. It's stored as “NewDocSet.aspx” under “_layouts”, which I can’t access. Is altering that file really the only way to get ...
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“Shared Columns” syncing - can this direction be reversed?

Rather than sync data from the document set to its contents, I want the data in the document set’s contents to be synced out to the document set itself. So if a file in the document set has a Customer ...
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Connect directly to subsite without viewing home

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I would like some people to ONLY access a sub site without seeing the homepage. Is this possible? I have tried but I get a message saying ...
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Change Displayname of list columns via powershell

This code works fine. $spWeb = Get-SPWeb -Identity http://xxx $listTemplate = [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPListTemplateType]::GenericList $spListCollection = $spWeb.Lists ...
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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 ...