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Is it possible to change site type?

Let's say I have a wiki site that contains some text that I want to change into a publishing site. Is this possible? And if the answer is yes how would I go about doing it? The problem I'm having is ...
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Global variables in SharePoint

Is it possible to define a global variable in SharePoint 2010 and then reference it in menus and server-side pages? We currently have a menu item on all 30+ web sites that points to the existing ...
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Managing WebParts with dependencies on Web scoped Features

I have a Web scoped Feature which provisions a number of Content Types, List Templates & Instances, Custom Actions etc that enables a discrete set of functionality. I also have a number of ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 'My Sites Blog'

I'm working with a customer to try to help them create a new site with a template they have created. I am able to reproduce the error locally, which is: The site template requires that the Feature ...
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Query a list of subsites as a sharepoint list or set of rows?

We have a bunch of projects each represented by a Sharepoint 2010 subsite. We would like to store and track metadata and run reports across this list of subsites. Is there any way to query and ...
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Editing library doc filenames in SharePoint Designer?

In order to upload a PDF as the next version of a document that had been a PPTX file and keep versioning intact, I wanted to implement the answer from this question: Can I change the file extension of ...
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Possible to use DateOnly with the DateTimeField control?

I have a DateTimeField control that I would like to only display dates with. I tried setting the DateOnly member to true but when I try to save the page that is using this it throws the following ...
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Approval WorkFlows and User Profile Syncrhonization condition

I am new to WorkFlows and learning ..I was just reading some blogs about how to create workflows and use find manager option but surprised to see that it requires "User Profile Synchronization" ...
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Master Page how to specify correct Path for CSS and Images

1) In My custom master page I have registered my CSS as follows, <SharePoint:CssRegistration name="/mycssfolder/css/mycss.css" After="corev4.css" runat="server"/> Now I have my folder ...
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Remove “Launch blog program to post”

How do I remove "Launch blog program to post" from the SharePoint 2010 blog page??? Any suggestions will be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks!!!
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Column Level Security Products

I am looking for recommendations on products that handle column level security. What is the best product out there? Any input will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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How to remove obsolete/orphaned items from TaxonomyHiddenList

Explanation of environment: I am running SharePoint 2010 SP1, December CU's. I have a list item which has a taxonomy column. As expected, if a term (e.g. “foo”) is deleted from the term store, users ...
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Using DataSourceMode=“Webs” in a DVWP in SharePoint 2010

In SharePoint 2007, there are several relatively unknown DataSourceModes you can use with DVWPs (CrossList, ListOfLists, ListItem, and Webs - see ...
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How do I know if I am connected to SharePoint

I have a home computer and have seen under 'Recent documents' 'microsoft.com sharepoint' and 'internet.com.web' cal How do I know if my computer has been connected to SharePoint? I suspect that ...
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Unable to Import MasterPage

I am trying to Import a master page to Master Page folder from SharePoint designer 2010. Unfortunately it is coming under page Layouts. Not sure what am I doing wrong here? I tried with the import ...
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Configuring user profile sync service

I am working on configuring the User profile sync service (As in the services on server page) but is "stuck on starting". Anyway, this service uses the farm account (where I installed Sharepoint ...
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How can I “merge” one document as a new version of another?

So imagine there's a SharePoint library full of business documents, complete with document versioning. One day, a committee decides that 'Document X' and 'Document Y' should really be one document and ...
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How to populate “Recipients” in Circulation list?

I have created a workflow that adds an item to the Circulations list so that everyone in a (static, unchanging) group can "approve" the item. I cannot figure out what I need to put in the ...
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Is it possible to have delegation in user login?

I have a site with various workflows linked with InfoPath forms... Is it possible to have a delegation like thing such that.... another user can perform his task in his username...???
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Show recently modified or uploaded documents

I'd like to display a list of the most recently modified documents across all document libraries in a site in Sharepoint 2010. It seems that the Content Query webpart might do this for me, but the ...
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SharePoint 2010 SP1 upgrade fails

I have installed SP1 for SharePoint 2010. After installation I am running PSCONFIG to complete the installation. It fails with this error message: Unable to create a Service Connection Point in the ...
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Reading values of AverageRating & Number of Ratings in code behind of application page in sharepoint 2010

I'm working on rating feature for our SharePoint application. I have a custom list something like below: ex. UserId -- Title -- JobId -- Rating(0-5) -- Number of Ratings UserId & JobId together ...
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“Add Web Part” permissions?

Where/how do I edit/influence the permissions which dictate which Web Parts users see when they choose to add a web part to one of their pages in SharePoint 2010?
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InfoPath 2010 Form / SharePoint 2010 List

I've been given an interesting project where I need to have a set of 3 forms as a readiness checklist for a software go-live event. I have approximately 200 offices that need to fill out forms of ...
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How do I efficiently deploy a SharePoint project first to a test environment, then production?

I am still struggling to find an efficient way to handle deployment in SharePoint 2010. It seems as if this wasn't thought throught very well by Microsoft. I've had a look at the ideas here. These ...
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Hide items in Sharepoint Treeview

Any idea to hide non-site items in the Sharepoint 2010 tree view control? Or the only chance is to develop our own control and integrate it on the master page? there's this link but it doesn't seems ...
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Count number of finished tasks over total tasks in a list to display in KPI

My problem is this: I need to create a dashboard/KPI in SP2010 that will show the progress of a certain project. The progress should be counted via the number of tasks/milestones completed in the ...
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AspMenu does not render css-class for 'selected' element

I'm using the codeplex cross-site collection navigation project as a basis. The problem should not be related to that specifically though. I'm using Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.AspMenu as my ...
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SharePoint 2010: Site Templates and how to update existing sites based on that template.?

The question I’m going to ask might have a very simple answer, but I couldn’t figure it out myself yet. So here is the simplified scenario... I created a Site on Dev. SharePoint 2010, added a ...
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SP2010 Activate feature through code

I'm using the below code to activate the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature for a site collection. My code runs fine when I'm logged in as a site collection administrator. The ...
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Migration from livelink to sharepoint 2010

We are in process of migrating a livelink site to Sharepoint site. We are thinking of capturing data of livelink items in XML files and then we will use these XML files to migrate data. Right now I ...
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The referenced file '/_Layouts/Website/Master Pages/Default.master' is not allowed on this page

I get the following error when I hit the home page for the site collection where I just deployed my feature with web application scope: The referenced file '/_Layouts/Website/Master ...
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Custom Form in Visual Studio and Approval workflow

I have developed a form in Visual Studio 2010 professional as Visual WebPart in which I have the following fields and for the same I have created a LIST with the same columns. Employee ID Employee ...
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How can update data associated in a row on KeyPress in a SPGridView?

This should be pretty easy but I can't find it anywhere. Scenario: DataTable associated to an SPGridView. Every row of the SPGridView is editable and it shows boxes on some of the columns. I put an ...
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Usernames of some users are long with characters

Usernames of some of the users is showing in following format. i:0#.f|aspnetsqlmembershipprovider|username Is it possible to solve it? Strangely 80%-85% usernames do not face this issue. Any ...
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How to change default VisualWebPart name

I am new to SharePoint 2010 development and just created a VisualWebPart in Visual Studio 2010 but it added the webpart as "VisualWebPart1". How do I change the default name of it and make it ...
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How to programmatically read the contents of InfoPath form?

I have form with data in repeating table. I need to use the object model to read the contents and display it on a webpart. Is it possible? Can any of you help me?
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How to merge InfoPath forms? [closed]

I have a set of forms having some information in repeating table... I need to merge these forms and view it in a single page... Is it possible?
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External data column is not included in enterprise search

I have added an external data column with secondary fields to a document library. It is filled with values from an external content type in a BDC Model. The document library items show the correct ...
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How to configure a SPD Workflow to start using an account different from the System Account

We have created a group of SPD workflows that are associated to different document libraries in a Record Center. The workflow themselves work great, but right now (after installing the latest CU ...
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How to make custom workflow activity parameter optional

I'm developing a custom Sharepoint 2010 workflow activity and I need some of it's parameters to be optional. For example, I need a user, using Sharepoint Designer, to be able to specify document path, ...
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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
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Sharepoint 2010 alternative to SetCtrlFromOpt

I have been tasked with debugging custom javascript which was originally written for 2007 by a 3rd party vendor. The 2007 site has upgraded to 2010 and the javascript has stopped working. The one ...
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PrefixStyleSheet killing dropdowns on the “Picture Tools” tab?

I have a RichHtmlField where I am trying to limit what styles users can apply. I've run into an issue where when I set the PrefixStyleSheet property it disables all of the dropdowns in my "Picture ...
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Change Sharepoint language with a link?

Is there a way to get the language-switch control as static link in the pagelayout? I want my users to switch between German and English with a single click. Sorry guys, found a solution :D ...
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How to programmatically retrieve item version history from client?

Using server-side code I can access List Item version history using SPListItem.Versions. Is there a way to programmatically access the same information from the client? I am happy to use either the ...
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Upgraded instances of a workflow become 'stuck' and do not pickup OnTaskChanged Activities

I have a very simple workflow as seen here: When a user goes to act on a task, they are presented with an InfoPath form. The form displays some information. The user either selected 'Approve' or ...
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Media Field not showing up in Site Column list

I have installed Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise with SP1. I created a new Web Application, and in it a Publishing Site collection. I created a new Content Type and am trying to add a new column of type ...
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Using an Additional Lookup Column Value in a Calculated Column

I have a lookup column based on another list's description (a 'Category' list) and have ticked the other list's 'Category ID' column to be shown at the same time (I note that this is a manually ...
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Is it possible to limit the visibility of list items to not only just me (the author), but anyone from my company too?

I have a custom list on a SharePoint 2010 extranet site which users from various external companies can add items to. The list's Permission Settings page allows you to make all items visible to all ...