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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 O'...
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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 ...
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set several list columns based on portions of document name seperated by an underscore

If I have a docuent library that has a documents in it using the following format: Region_Division_Store.pdf ...notice the underscores. I also have three columns named Region, Division, Store. ...
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How do you add Meta-tags/CSS/JavaScript to head on SharePoint Online (without unghosting the MasterPage)

I’ve found a few semi-related articles on how to add meta-tags to the head (without changing the definition of the page I believe). I need to do this in a couple different ways… first of all I need to ...
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Need to upload 10gb in a doc library?

How can I upload 10gb of file to sharepoint doc library?
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How can I display the contents of a custom list in a custom form?

I'm designing an application that'll be used to track customer follow-ups call and I've designed a custom list that contains all the relevant data. I want the display to mimic our current webform ...
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How to manage a dynamically updated Excel file in SharePoint

When we have a client that requests a call back, we fill out a web form that automatically populates an excel spreadsheet on a shared drive. Reps will then access the spreadsheet and take appropriate ...
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Wizard form in sharepoint doesn't show all views in display form

Following this article I've created a form for a sharepoint list with multiple views and I switch between them using a button with a rule. It all works fine while creating or editing an item. If I ...
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Interview Question Difference between SPList.AllItems.GetItem() or SPLIst.GetItem();

I got this interview question today, any idea? Difference between SPList.AllItems.GetItem() or SPLIst.GetItem();
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SPLookUpField and Adding Values

I am creating a custom list programmatically. List has one Lookup field. Here is my code sample how I am creating LookUp field. oList.Fields.AddLookup("Parent", oListGuid, false); ...
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How to register a Web Part as safe?

At launching "Preview in Browser" (by pressing F12) of a page from SPD 2010 I am getting the error: soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Web ...
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Update a existing deployed farm solution

I've deployed a farm solution to a test environment by following the Technet Deploy solution packages page - works well. But development continues, and I need to redeploy. When I follow the process ...
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Can't access external sharepoint 2010 site

i have just configured a new sharepoint 2010 web application, but i can't seem to access the site collection from the internet. i have extended the web application and when i try to access the site (...
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Hard Coded Navigation in Master Page - Active link not changing

Prior to my arrival it was decided that all navigation would be hard coded into the Master Page. I wish I could find a solid reason why, but for the time being it escapes me. Due to time constraints, ...
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In InfoPath limit people picker to a certain sharepoint group

Is there a way to limit the people picker control in InfoPath to a certain SharePoint group? I need to do this without writing any custom server code. Thanks
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SharePoint 2010 - Site Template with Folders

I have ran into an issue where a user has wanted to create a site template of a site that contains folders in a 'Shared Documents' web part. When we create the site template and include the content ...
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Getting Information out of a “Collect Data from User” task

How do I get data out from the "Collect data from user" task that a workflow creates? So far my attempts have been failures.
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Deploying Multiple Features from a single WSP

I am working with SharePoint 2010. In my solution I have multiple features and event receivers for each feature, and no web part in the solution. I am not sure how to deal with multiple features in a ...
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Creating SharePoint List Dynamically

I am trying to create a custom SharePoint list on feature activation. Though it works fine but I want that if the list with same name already exists it should overwrite that list and create the new ...
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Causes of “The Web Part you are connecting from does not allow authoring of connections”

When I add my provider and consumer web parts to a web part page (following Walkthrough: Creating Connectable Web Parts in SharePoint Foundation) I find that the 'Connections' option on my webpart is ...
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Assigning Tasks

If I assign a task to an Active Directory group or mailing list, will it autogenerate tasks for each person in that group or mailing list such that they all get an individual task to complete? NOTE:...
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MOSS 2010 Content Deployment Reset List ID's

We want to synchronize data across several environments that are not production, ie dev, test ect. We have several list that are set to order by ID. The problem is that when doing the content ...
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Claims based default content access account

I have a SharePoint site which is setup with claims based authentication. My Central Admin site is setup for Windows authentication as it normally is. Now in my ULS logs, I find a lot of messages ...
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What are “unsafe updates” for list items?

In the SharePoint 2010 server-side object model the SPWeb Class has a property "AllowUnsafeUpdates". What are unsafe updates in connection to list item changes? How are they to be delt with in code? ...
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Best Practices / ASHX

We have several public facing SharePoint sites which use a lot of ASHX files. We have a virtual directory where we keep a lot of site assets including the ashx files. I love using ASHX files as they ...
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Adding Dynamic Approval Assignment Selection to a Workflow

This one might be a tad tricky with just SPD, but my hands are tied in terms of what I can/cannot use. I've got to go and add the ability for a supervisor to go in on a workflow and say "These groups ...
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Cannot connect to the configuration database

During usage yesterday my SharePoint services locked up the entire server and forced me to end process SharePoint tasks and stop SharePoint services. The problem was attributed to Office Web Apps, so ...
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Use SP OOB Ribbon Buttons in a own Custom Ribbon Tab

I want to import some OOB Buttons to my custom ribbon tab, following this link steps I was able to show exactly the buttons as it should, however, the commands and tooltips are not working and every ...
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SharePoint file gets stored in external filesystem: manually update file location?

Suppose I have a Sharepoint Document Library that's read-only. I'm planning on writing a custom solution that will enable users to copy a file to remote file storage. How do I change the file to refer ...
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Include Column Values in Content Editor WebPart

We want to create sites based on a site template that we're defining. We are planning on including a hidden list (containing only 1 row) with structured metadata related to that site i.e. a columns ...
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New-SPWebApplication application pool account is not found

I am trying to create a new web application using PowerShell. I keep getting the error application pool account is not found! How do I solve this? I tried adding the new web application to ...
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Digital Signature Modal from InfoPath Form in SharePoint 2010

I currently have 4 views created in InfoPath, using Form Load for a Approval Process in SharePoint 2010. I would like to use Digital Signatures for each approvers signature but the Modal view that ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Audience - Navigation permissions

I added a link to our Navigation that I want audienced to a specific group, whether it be an Active Directory group, or a custom audience that we setup in Central Admin. When I attempt to audience ...
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Unable to edit Navigation Settings page in SharePoint 2010

I have a strange issue with the Navigation Settings page in SharePoint 2010. Two sub sites on my site collection have a lot of sub sites, pages, etc, below them, so the left quick launch navigation ...
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Sharepoint 2010 master page does not want to be attached to page layouts and content types

We have recently migrated from Sharepoint 2007 to Sharepoint 2010. We have copied the v4.master page to the ALL master page galleries. We then re-created our other master pages as the sharepoint ...
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Display dynamic content in a page based on selected value in List view webpart

Here's what I have in my Sharepoint 2010. A page showing a list view webpart and the related lists in separate webparts. Based on the value selected in the parent list, the child lists are populated. ...
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Field-Level Security

Is it possible to set up field-level security on list columns for both visibility and modification out of the box, or leveraging out-of-the-box methods without customized InfoPath forms or custom-...