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Can the author of a workflow instance be changed programmatically?

We have a custom workflow that has instances that run for months or years. With employees coming in and out of the company, an instance can last longer than the user who created it. When this ...
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Document Library items not updating via UI or code. System metadata (last modified, modified by, etc.) updating

I am having a strange issue with one of my Document Libraries. It is the document library created by the publishing feature "Documents." Here are the symptomps and what I have done so far. Any help ...
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Security Exception in SharePoint 2010 when executing

My SharePoint 2010 solution comprises of 2 Features. One feature uses the Flee library to do some mathematical calculations in some code behind. The solution has a number of class libraries that I ...
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“No connectivity with the server” for files in only one content DB?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 One of my users reported a problem opening files yesterday. Upon opening a file she would receive this string of error messages: Clicking "Retry Open" leads to: ...
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SP2010 Calendar Event removal via Outlook Email Cancellation

I've enabled incoming email for my SP calendar and have that working just fine. If I create a meeting through outlook, it populates my SP calendar and my Outlook calendar. If I then cancel the ...
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How to set the value of a people group field using JavaScript in the Newform.aspx

I need to set the value of my people/group field with current user on page load. I tried many different things, but nothing worked. Let me know how to do this in SharePoint 2010.
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Visual Studio installed on UAT environment

I have UAT environment set up on my client's infrastructure. We don't have Visual Studio installed on it and basically when client reports an error on custom developed features I am digging through ...
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how to create a roster sheet in sharepoint 2010

This is about training management, when an employee requests for training, it goes to approval workflow and once approved, it is like the employee is enrolled. Once it is approved I want a roster ...
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Set choice field values in initiation form using workflow variables SPD2010?

I am creating a SPD 2010 workflow which will be manually started and collect a value from the user. The value in question needs to use a choice field during initiation form. These value to allow the ...
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Page viewer webpart (set to network folder) works in ie11…but not ie9

I have configured a pvwp to point to a network folder on my app sever. Any user running ie 11 who opens the page containing the webpart can see the contents of the shared folder. Any user running ie ...
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Content Organizer Rules regarding Template Sites

We ran into a problem with creating multiple sites from a template. To use the drop-off library, we went through all the Content Organizer Rules and replaced the site template's name with our current ...
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Announcement list web part

I would like to create an announcement list webpart that shows the information vertically, without column names, like in this image I found googling: Information is being shown in a column style, ...
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Picture Slideshow Web Part image size too small

I have a picture library of four images. Each of these is quite large. When the Picture Slideshow Web Part is configured it shows the pictures at about 50% of their actual size. Is there a way to ...
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check permissions showing incorrect information

I have a weird problem. A colleague created an AD security group and added some existing security groups as members. I created a sharepoint group and added the security group. All seemed fine. I ...
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Bootstrap in HTML Web Part

I got HTML/CSS from our Designer to implement on a Sharepoint 2010 page. This page is using bootstrap. I implemented it with HTML Web Part and also tried to split the web page layout and work ...
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Entity PIcker Editor How to differentiate between picker Browser and Check Name ValidateEntity

Is it possible to differentiate between Browse and Check Names ValidateEntity method? I have an item picker field control. I click Browse, do a search, select my record and then click ok. ...
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SharePoint 2010 ISAPI WCF Service for Search using KeywordQuery not working

Below is my Applied code for Search in ISAPI WCF service, here when I debug DataTable count gives me zero. It works fine in SharePoint 2010 OOTB Search and have also configured Crawl settings. Can you ...
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Error with special characters in site column names referenced by a calculated column

I have a site column Construction - Complete Date which is used by my calculated column Construction - Is Complete?. Whenever a date is entered for the Construction - Complete Date then Construction ...
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Installing SP2010 on Windows 8.1

Did anyone have a successful story of installing SP2010 on Windows 8.1? So far I'm stuck at installing .net 3.5. It gives me an error: 0x800F0906 could not install .NET Framework 3.5 (includes ...
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How do I stop my workflow from triggering email change notifications

I have a workflow that kicks off when items are added as well as modified. I also have the list set to Send e-mail when ownership is assigned." The workflow does always update a custom field every ...
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SharePoint 2010 Meeting Workspace Permission Denied

Well, I have just created a Basic Meeting Workspace and have attached a recurrent meeting. Once I've entered the site, sometimes (it's a random behavior 3/4 or 1/2 of the times) it just goes blank ...
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webservice call returns 403 Access Denied on an external sharepoint server 2010

I am getting the "Request failed with HTTP status 403:Access Denied" error on calling any SharePoint web-service on a SharePoint server 2010. This is an external server and not in my VPN. This server ...
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How to Upload File to Sharepoint Via Commandline?

Salvete! How can I, from the commandline, upload a file to a document library? Now, I found davcopy, which works, sort of. I can only upload the file using my domain account that I am already logged ...
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Set Add / Edit / Display Form Views

I have looked a good bit and found several tutorials regarding how to set different views for the Add, Edit, and Display pages for my SharePoint 2010 form library. Most of these mention using the ...
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Exclude Metadada of PDF Files From Crawling

I need to know if it is possible to exclude PDF files from being crawled. I've found this link that suggests exclusion rule like so: http://www.contoso.com/*.pdf It worked. Search results ...
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Remove non full controlled Permission Sharepoint Groups from a SharePoint List using Client Object Model

I have SharePoint List which has stopped inheriting from the Parent Sub Site. I need to retrieve the SharePoint Groups which are not been assigned with Full Control on the List. Then I need to remove ...
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SharePoint cascading drop down on visual web part using client side code

Hi I am working with cascading drop down in a visual web part. I am able to complete this functionality using c# but I want to implement this functionality using JavaScript jquery basically I want to ...
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One PDF document, Many signatures

I need to pass along a PDF to many people for signature. How can I do this? The hangup is uploading the changed (recently signed) document so it can go to the next person.
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Async Refresh LVWP on load with HTML Form Param

I have a List View WebPart that I need to asynchronously take a parameter from an HTML form WebPart and update the LVWP. I have some odd behavior happen when I attempt this. I have Async Load, Update, ...
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Something deleted user data from MySite

One of our users received this warning: The My Site of [USER] is scheduled for deletion in 14 days. As their manager you are now the temporary owner of their site. This temporary ownership gives ...
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Show the content type on view item

I have a list containing different content types. When I edit an item on the list, I get a dropdown listing all those content types so I can switch it if needed. Is it possible to have the content ...
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SharePoint visual webparts for NewForm with client side coding

I need to use visual web parts to create a new item form for a list. I know I can do this by using SSOM.. But I want to reduce the load on the server Can I use CSOM?.. Or is CSOM mainly for sandbox ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SPListItem.Tasks returns threw an exception of type 'System.ArgumentException'. What could be the cause?

I am going through a list item and getting each item, then get each workflow task for that item. I am able to retrieve the tasks for some items but not others. One difference I am able to find ...
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Using list items to create sites programatically

I am looking to programatically create sites based on items in a SharePoint list. The list has 4 columns, Name, Email, ManagerName, ManagerEmail. The aim is to use PowerShell to create a foreach ...
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content query web part with multi value lookup column

I am trying to work out how I can query a content type with a multi value lookup field using the content query web part. I know that natively this is not possible with ootb sharepoint 2010 however I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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SharePoint Foundation [Unable to process the request in Excel Web App]

I am encountering below error msg whenever I try to open excel file (.xls, .xlsx) in SharePoint Foundation 2010 portal. Other Office files such as word, ppt opens correctly without any error but ...
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Update list item with managed metadata field returns The security validation for this page is invalid

Using SharePoint 2010 Server I'm attempting to programtically update a managed metadata field in a document library. I'm able to do it without issue on all other non-managed metadata fields. When I ...
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SharePoint workflow shows Rejected after 1 user removed from workflow

I have a document approval workflow where I added 2 users. One of the users was added using a wrong account. I was not allowed to edit the task and redirect to the correct account, so the only option ...
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SharePoint 2010 Drop off library with approval before moving document?

I have a drop off library with some rules and when they are fulfilled the documents are moved to other libraries depending on what metadata was specified. I have a requirement where one group of ...
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Foundation 2010 workflow not starting automatically(not a system account)

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix a workflow would not be starting automatically? This is NOT a system account (just a regular user with contribute permissions to list). This is a ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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Sharepoint Document ID in PDF Document Properties

I am trying to automatically add the SharePoint Document ID and version value to the Document Properties Custom tab. I am currently manually entering it and would like it added automatically when i ...
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How to get readable name of List in SP 2010 using REST API

/_vti_bin/ListData.svc/ gives collection of ugly names. I have found some articles about the way SP creates those ones. But are there any rules to make inverse thing - from internal list name e.g. ...
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SharePoint site CSS only viewable on localhost

I have 3 web applications on a farm, 2 of them are working fine, but the other is not loading the CSS when I navigate to it using it's URL, it is loading it when I navigate to it through localhost ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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Custom field not displayed by content query on multiple lists

Here's the scenario: I have a bunch of lists on my site with similar columns, and I want to make some sort of a dashboard view that will aggregate all the items in these lists. I thought that a ...
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Recreate web.config for Central Administration

I was experimenting with SharePoint 2010 in a VM. After trying my hand with custom app development, I decided I wanted to free up the space used by Visual Studio and so I uninstalled it. After I ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see ...
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I got this error using ado.net data services “An error occurred while processing this request.”

Any idea? protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { PortalCoporativoDataContext msdc = new PortalCoporativoDataContext(new ...