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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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Why can't I crawl bog-standard HTML internet sites?

This comes up in the crawl logs: Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository ...
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Upload can't complete on medium and large files

I have a problem related to the file upload into SharePoint. When a user tries to upload that is ~ 5MB, everything is OK, the file is getting uploaded and the user can use the file. In the case of ...
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One Visual Webpart Multiple Times On Page (problems saving personalization state)

I have a requirement for building a budget report which has the same key fields for 6 different categories. I have written a visual web part which pulls a listitem for each section and displays the ...
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NullReferenceException on LogOut, LogInAsAnotherUser

After getting Kerberos working with Classic authentication, we're trying to switch to Kerberos & Claims-Based authentication. This seems to work with respect to logging in, but we get ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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Source to download SharePoint 2010 themes

Is there a good source to download free SharePoint Themes (.thmx) ?
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export / import spweb problem with DataConnectionLibrary feature

I'm attempting to export a subsite from staging to production using powershell and export-spweb and import-spweb. This worked just fine from staging to development. When we try to run this on ...
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Multiple Search Refiners in Same Category

Does anyone know if there is an easy way to convert the standard SharePoint refiner pane to allow multiple refinement choices within a single category? For example, putting a check box next to the ...
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SP 2010 Search Error

I am facing following Error in SP2010 Search 'http://pro1766:32843/3966a8bf4a4e4e338fda8adb4980a596/SearchService.svc' could not be activated.​ The log error I am getting is as follows: ...
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How to create Template for email alerts in SP2010?

I need to create a template for sending email alerts in such a way that I can select columns for individual lists for the content to be displayed in the mail.
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How to upload documents by sending an email?

Is it possible to upload documents by sending an email to a specific email address & the documents are uploaded to a target Document Library?
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Show folders in document library that have a filter view

I am using SharePoint 2010 I have a document library with a view that Filter items only when a particular Column is true. The problem now is that when I have a filter in my view the folders in my ...
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SP2010 Set Site Search Settings through code

I would like to use code behind to set the search settings of my site: The Site Collection Search Center Url Site Collection Search Dropdown Mode: Show Scopes Dropdown Any ideas on how to ...
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SharePoint and Linux [closed]

If an enterprise has an environment with users on Linux what of the core SharePoint features would be missing for them? For example could they access and administer from central administration web ...
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Best approach to implementing a forced filter on a site?

I'm relatively new to SharePoint development so please excuse the question if it is an obvious one. Environment I have a site hierarchy that looks like this Client Dashboard Client sites (one or ...
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Reducing space above the Ribbon

Does anyone know how to reduce the space above the ribbon in the standard SharePoint 2010 masterpage (see image below) There are a bunch of assorted classes and divs all over the place, but none seem ...
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Possible to find EVERYTHING that references a list using PowerShell or the Object Model?

I recently did a migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. In the end I had to re-implement a number of things (such as workflows) because they referenced lists, and the list GUIDs changed during the ...
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using SPD, in a parent dispform, can I add a new item form for its child?

Let's say we have a SP list : "Parents" and a SP list "Children". The later have a lookup field to the former. In the dispform of the parent, I want to have : the detail of the parent (OOB) the ...
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When moving SiteURLs is it better to recreate the Web Application or use AAM to redirect?

We've had an existing site that has been built and deployed to for awhile now, mostly an internal beta site at http://beta.site.com which has been built up with an extended site on ...
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“Specified Cast is Not Valid” in PowerShell When Getting a Display Group for Search

When run, this code returns an error on the last line "Error Calling GetDisplayGroup with 2 arguments, Specified cast is not valid". $site=get-spsite http://xxx/sites/xxx ...
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On which server does Timer Jobs Run on? (In a medium farm)

We are going to build a medium farm and would like to split the timer jobs across the CA and WFE server. How do I set which timer job runs on which server?
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Site gets 404 error after upgrade to 2010

I have a site collection with multiple sites. When I upgrade the site collection the sites all get 404. If i use Designer I can see the default.aspx file fine. If I rename it to default1.aspx then ...
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404 Error after Deleting Content Database (With no Site Collections)?

After detaching a database in SharePoint then subsequently deleting in SQL Server I have been getting 404 Errors at my root site collection default.aspx page, and a few other random site collections ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Templates: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

When utilizing sites created from custom templates (e.g. OOTB team site with additional library added) and the content included in the template, the following error begins to appear when sites are ...
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Adding Infopath forms into different libraries

I am following this link to add some infopath forms into different doc lib when a site is provisioned. <File Path="Module1\File-01.xml" Url="./SalesLib1/File-01.xml" Type="GhostableInLibrary" ...
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The field with Id [GUID] defined in feature [GUID] was found in the current site collection or in a subsite

I have a farm solution with a single feature that has a bunch of site columns and a content type. The content type does inherit from Enterprise Wiki Page, but the feature has an activation dependency ...
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Unrelated column appears in Content type version history

We have a site content type that inherits from Document and has 2 additional columns added to it. This Content types is used in a library along with 5 other content types. When we look at Version ...
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Save site as template do not include list attachments

I'm trying to create a site template which include several lists. On these lists, we've got items with attachments. I'm quite surprised not to see attachment in the WSP generated... I've created a ...
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How to determine what pages are using a particular web part? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find in which (sub)sites a WebPart/Feature is used? After an upgrade to SharePoint 2010, we've had a few web parts with issues. We're a pretty wide ranging ...
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Event log errors with Forefront Identity Manager / User Profile Service

My event log is filled with errors with event ID 3. I am running a SharePoint 2010 farm with one front-end server and a dedicated database server. The events look something like this: ...
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How to add content to Content Editor Webpart programatically?

So I have the standard Content Editor Webpart (MSContentEditor.dwp). The title i can set via webPart.Title (MSDN). I can't find any property where I would set the content editor's content. I ...
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Custom sitecolumns can't update

I have made a ContentType in Visual Studio 2010 for my SharePoint 2010 project and the first time I deployed the wsp through the WSPBuilder there were no troubles but now every time I try to deploy, ...
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Error accessing a new 'My Site' site collection

I've created a new My Site Host site collection and have provisioned the User Profile Service Application. When I attempt to visit the site as the site collection administrator, I cannot get access ...
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Endless prompt for credentials on a web application with host header

I want to create a web application tied to a domain name within my server. Following are the steps I followed: Modified the server host file for www.xyz.com to resolve to localhost I am able to ping ...
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Value of Hyperlink Field in Page Layout

I'm making a Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010. I have, as part of the content type for this Page Layout, a field of type Hyperlink. I want to use the "Description" and actual URL stored in ...
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Page shows up in web analytics - /_layouts/inplview.aspx?

What is the page /_layouts/inplview.aspx? I am reviewing our web analytics on 2010 and notice that /_layouts/inplview.aspx tends to be at or new the top of the 'Top pages' rankings. It seems to be ...
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Why does the central admin requires to run in IE with elevated privileges?

As described here : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jorman/archive/2010/07/10/missing-links-or-access-denied-in-central-admin-sharepoint-2010.aspx, I have to run with an elevated IE to get all actions. What ...
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Content Type Field missing from New Form

I have created three content types and associated with a list. When you click the list and then the add new button from the Ribbon in the top, all 3 types display. However, when you click add new ...
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Changing page layout across site collections?

I'm trying to customize the OOTB Markup Styles in the Ribbon in SP2010 for the Rich Text Editor. I've found some documentation about the process, and one of the first steps is to add a ...
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Possible to include a Word document in a WSP

... and put it into a Library on Feature Activated? I have a library that I am creating on Feature Activated and I would like to insert a document into it after I create it. Where in my Visual ...
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using ftp in a SP list

I am not yet familiar with Visual Studio SP development as I have just started developing on SP sites less than 2 months. I would like to use a SP list to initiate a transfer of HUGE files which ...
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How to modify the Site Settings page programmatically?

I need to modify the Site Settings page in a site collection to include an extra link. How can I go about doing this using c#?
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Do Site Templates include content types in site collection

I had created custom content types in site settings that I was referencing with a list on a site. When I did a save as template from the site, would that have also saved the content types? I passed ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup and Claims authentication issue

I have the requirement to enumerate a list of users that are in an Active Directory group that has been granted rights to an SPWeb. If the site collection is using windows auth this is no problem and ...
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Security for non-hr

I have noticed through Site Actions -->Site Permissions, SharePoint will allow everyone to view pages, but not every one can contribute. What I want is for users to contribute but not view certain ...
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re-ordering navigation for quick launch section

I don't want to go through adding an additional feature to my project. I would like to get hold of the current navigation and re-order about 6 items. There are some items on the very bottom and they ...
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How to create custom email alert template in SharePoint 2010

There seems to be a widely popular blog post (here) about creating these. It's tailored to SharePoint 2007, but I've read through the entire article, and it makes sense. I've followed the directions, ...
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Disabling/bypassing Rich Text Editor validation

I've implemented a custom ribbon button/dialog to insert a link to a document contained in a third party DMS. The DMS client installs a protocol handler that allows the use of links such as the ...
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Inserting Lookup columns into Data View Web part displays as XML

I am trying to configure a Data View web part in SP Designer 2010. I am connecting it to a list called Data Returns. Data Returns includes a mixture of Fields, some text, some choice, some lookup. ...