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Sources for learning how to use the SharePoint 2010 API?

Does anyone know of a resource/book/website/video series that's something like a "Non-developers guide to working with the SharePoint API"? I've looked a lot online for something like this but really ...
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How can I filter a List View in a Web Part page using AJAX so the entire page doesn't reload/refresh?

I have a Web Part page with a list view. I know how to use filter webparts that connect to the list view to filter the list. But those all reload/refresh the entire page. I was wondering if there is ...
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Javascript get list items

What I am trying to achieve is using javascript to check if a user has created an item for the post. So it would check if post ID = current post and created by = current user. If it finds an item ...
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Use Event Receiver to Start SPD Workflow when Item is Updated

I've searched all day for guidance about how to create an event receiver that will start a SharePoint Designer workflow when a library item is updated, but haven't been able to find much. I'm very new ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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Conditions Ignored and Runs Step When it Shouldn’t - 2010 Designer Workflow

I have a 2010 SPD workflow that updates items on a list. About half way through the workflow, it starts one of the steps that does not meet the conditions to do so. No matter what I do, it ignores ...
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Rich HTML - No Limitations

I have followed instructions (basically exactly the code in the link) on how to create a unrestricted HTML field: http://blog.mastykarz.nl/publishing-rich-html-no-limitations-sharepoint-2010/ I am ...
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Cascading drop down saves the wrong data on new ticket

I am currently trying to create a Helpdesk in SharePoint 2010. As part of this I have a couple of cascading drop downs created using SPServices. One of these is for Building -> Room. These seem to ...
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javascript event when a row is updated/changed in a Datasheet view?

Is there any way to catch update/changes in the Datasheet view of a list in JavaScript in SharePoint 2010? I see their are event receivers but nothing in Javascript.
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SPEmailEventReceiver create item with relation to email

Im trying to implement custom SPEmailEventReceiver. I created class simular to this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24370749/getting-the-email-message-eml-as-an-attachment-to-sharepoint-listitem ...
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Please correct my javascript code

Please i need help with my script,I want my page to generate thumbnails directly being read from a share point list, below is the already existing code : <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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Restricting Enterprise Keyword Suggestions to a Term Set

Does anyone know of a way to lock down a list's built in Enterprise Keyword field to a specific Term Set? I've found on similar solution, but that solution only created a new Site Column that allowed ...
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How to change the page layout or webpartzones on default page of a custom site definition?

Currently I've got a custom site definition (SharePoint 2010) that includes several features and also puts some webparts in the webpartzones on the default.aspx when a site based on this definition is ...
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Anonymous Users cannot open XLSX/PPTX files from a SharePoint 2010 document library

Scenario :- Environment :- SharePoint 2010 we have a Site Collection and sub-site which has complete Anonymous Access and all the Document Libraries under the sub-site are given View Items ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - feature not appearing in UI

Does anyone here know what could cause a new feature to not show up in the SharePoint UI? The solution it is part of has been correctly deployed to the GAC and shows up in the central administration ...
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Sp2010 Upgrade to Sp2013 Stuck at 4.62%

I am trying to upgrade sp2010 Content Db to Sp2013. For that I took a backup of sp2010 content db of size ( 15GB) then I executed Mount-SPContentDatabase command. Upgrade is now stuck in 4.62% where ...
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How to get SP 2013 site taxonomy data in SP 2010 site [JSOM/REST]

I am working on a javascript function for SP 2010 site where i need to fetch some data (Taxonomy) from a 2013 SharePoint site. Is there any way that i can get the SP 2013 site taxonomy data in SP 2010 ...
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SharePoint 2010 list vew schema - View element

guys, I am trying to understand list schema view. For example AnnouncementsList contains in schema 3 views: <View BaseViewID="0" FreeForm="TRUE" Type="HTML" MobileView="TRUE" ...
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Web service timeout issues

I've seen some posts on timeout errors but nothing I think that will help me. I have a custom web service running on a sharepoint server. It creates site collections and is being called through a ...
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How to get a list of broken links using Powershell? for Sharepoint 2010

I need a SharePoint 2010 Management Shell script that is going to generate a csv file with a list of broken links in one of my site collection and its sub sites. The script should support powershell ...
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Issue with CopyIntoItems (SPServices) - only copy certain fields?

I am using SPServices's implementation of CopyIntoItems the following way: $().SPServices({ operation: "GetItem", Url: itemurl, async: false, ...
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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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configuring status list using date column, if greater than [date column] status goes red

I am using a status list that is pulling from another sharepoint list, I would like to use a date column labeled "Due Date" and tell the indicator to turn red when the "Due Date" has passed... This ...
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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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Error adding server to SharePoint farm

When I try to add another server to my existing SharePoint 2010 farm through the configuration wizard, the wizard gets to task 3 of 9 then comes back with the message: Configuration Failed. ...
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no style for SharePoint:DateTimeControl when add bootstrap CSS

when i try to set a bootstrap style for my sharepoint page by adding css file, all SharePoint:DateTimeControl in my page loose their style and become something like this :
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Why are my content ratings not displaying correctly?

I have a SharePoint site with the "content ratings" feature enabled. This is how it displays on one of my pages with a list view: All's good so far, right? Except, I've actually rated each of these ...
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Getting error from display multiple selected external list item javascript

So here's the javascript I use to display item name of selected item from an external list: <script type="text/javascript"> var targetListItem; function ShowSelectedItems() { ...
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how to update properties of item in doc set with client object model

I've been able to create doc sets and upload files to it with the client object model. I am having difficulty updating the properties of the files in the doc sets. Here is what I've tried: public ...
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500 Error When Adding a Filter to a REST API Query

I'm having an odd error using the SharePoint 2010 REST API. I have a site that has 4 lists with a parent/child relationship. I'm using REST to create an interface for this using Datatables. Suddenly ...
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What is difference between Cumulative updates,Service pack,hot fixes and security patches?

What is difference between Cumulative updates,Service pack,hot fixes and security patches? Are these are at OS level or SharePoint level?
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“Check Out” button not appearing in Excel 2010

One of my coworkers has this problem for some of the files stored in a document library. If he clicks on the link, from the document library, the dialog has these two options: "Read-only" and "Edit" - ...
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Find webparts with Search Box

I need to find my custom webparts with the search box. I couldn't find a way to index my web parts. The goal would be to have the web parts (titles?) displayed in the search result, and when you click ...
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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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Custom Dispform changing field types

I have two date columns on my list that are getting changed to text fields on my custom display form. On the default, they are fine (8/20/15 3:25) but on the custom one, the fields display as ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - External Webservices and Workflows

I've been searching the internet for a little bit for an answer to this question with all my answers have been pointing to "No" and "you can do it in sharepoint 2013" Is there a way to have a ...
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SP2010 Selected View dropdown limit

Is there a way to change the item limit on the selected view drop-down list provided when you edit a list view webpart?
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Adding a link to an email address within SharePoint 2010

I'm a bit of a novice when it comes to SharePoint. My company has recently updated from 2003 to 2010 and i'm trying to re-build my SharePoint site within 2010. In the existing site, I've been able to ...
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Changing the thread culture using HttpModule - not working for list forms

I have a requirement to implement globalization for the out of the box list forms i.e. displaying datetime, currency etc. based on culture of the region. I have referred this article on how SharePoint ...
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How can I generate a report to display all users' access to a site?

I would like to generate an Excel (or CSV) file to have a list of all users and what type of access they have to a certain 2010 site? This site is secure, but I do have administrative permissions to ...
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Display/hide control in Webpart based on edit/browse mode

I have a Visual Studio project in which I have created a Visual Webpart. In the user control I have a panel which I want to display in edit mode and hide in browse mode. ASP.NET code snippet: ...
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How to give access to certain documents in sub folders

Hi similar to the last question but here need to provide access (read) to just certain documents under certain folders - can I achieve this using one of the options below? I have inherited this ...
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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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Extract text/string from file name

Is it possible to extract parts of a file name and put the that information into a column? So for example file is called 2014-01-2-R00744.pdf. So can I using a workflow extract the 2014 part of the ...
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SP2010 Foundations - Start Address Cannot be Crawled

So, I have been tasked with figuring out why our SharePoint 2010 Foundations environment is no longer successfully crawling our sites. Unfortunately, as I am not the original "mastermind" behind the ...
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SP 2010 Workflow Created Discussion Board, Cannot see list of Replies in LIST

Created a discussion board in Sharepoint 2010. Added a workflow to display Reviewer 1, 2, & 3's status of disposition. I do not need any emails sent out or any special features, except i cannot ...
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Sharepoint wysiwyg editor not working in IE

When opening our sharepoint (2010) site and trying to edit an element in Internet Explorer, it just shows the editor toolbar blank. The field itself contains text - as you can see from the second ...
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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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Refinement panel and paging web part stopped working after core search result WP modification

I have tried following example for my requirement: Disable search security trimmer? Search result web part is working fine but the Refinement panel and paging web part stopped working. Any way to ...
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...