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AfterProperties and BeforeProperties in managedmetadata fields returns different strings depending on language

I have a managed metadata column in a list. With values in English: Brussel in french: Bruxelles. I need to compare in the ItemUpdating event the before and after properties. I know that the before ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Discussion Board Body Text Not getting Saved

I have a discussion board with body - Enhanced Rich text. If I am trying to Save anything It is not getting saved. It shows (no text) in the body part. To cross check I made the field required and I ...
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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: ...
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Stopping #s4-titlerow inline styling SP2010

I have a Masterpage which has custom CSS with some padding on the #s4-bodyContainer on some pages my #s4-titlerow gets an inline style and causes horizontal scrolling. I don't want this inline style ...
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Best third party sharepoint migration tools [on hold]

The scenario is like this : There is approximately 15-20TB content in SharePoint on premise 2010, we want to migrate to SharePoint 2013 online (o365). What are the best third party options to migrate ...
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Per Location Views Not Working

I am trying to accomplish the following scenario. In my document library I want the top level view to use a view called "Folders" where it only shows two columns. Upon clicking a folder in the view I ...
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Give a visitor user contribute access in a document library folder

I am facing problem in giving a visitor user permission as "Contribute" on a particular folder inside a document library. In my scenario the user is added in the top site collection inside the visitor ...
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Programmatically add quick launch link to a modal dialog box

I have implemented a feature that once activated adds a heading called Home, and a link underneath to a NewForm.aspx like such: // Add Home node var mainListsNode = new SPNavigationNode("Home", ...
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How to customize the output of User profile records using Visual Studio with the help of XSL

I have configured User Profile Synchronization Service on my Portal and I want to develop a custom Visual WebPart "Employee Directory" to display criteria based results fetched from User Profiles as ...
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utf-16 encoded email in sharepoint 2010 is possibile?

Is it possibile to send an html email encoded in utf-16 with sharepoint 2010? My problem is that I have a message body wich can contain accented characters which on the receiving end are displayed ...
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Definitive answer to sending emails to SP Group from Workflow

I understand that there are some issues when you use SharePoint group in To/CC field in "Send Email" activity in a workflow designed using SharePoint 2010. I searched on internet for solution and I ...
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Race condition in SPListEventReceiver.ListAdded - Save Conflict

I am currently developing an Event Handler for SharePoint 2010 which sets defaults for Document Libraries on creation (content types, version settings etc). I am having a problem with Save Conflicts ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': <nativehr>0x80070002</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I have a feature. On the FeatureActivated event I am creating a list if it is not there. I also have an EventReceiver that in the elements.xml on the Receivers node has the attribute ListUrl. This is ...
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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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How to diagnose a Processing Error in Infopath 2010 Rule Inspector

I have a complex Infopath 2010 form. When I invoke the Rule Inspector on a field, under the ACTIONS section, I see 'Processing Error'. Is there anything I can do to troubleshoot this error?
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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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How do I remove duplicates from a drop-down list?

I have a field in a list with the type drop down. It is supposed to show available countries which works. However, there are a lot of annoying duplicates of the same country. How do I remove them?
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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (i.e. DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The ...
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Detect whether a specific column changed in an SPItemEventReceiver.ItemUpdated event

I've got some code I need to run in an ItemUpdated event receiver method, but only if the value in specific column changed during the update. My initial thought is to also implement some code to grab ...
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Authenticate using username & password

I am trying to get content from SharePoint using URLs such as: http://sharepointportal/Lists/News/Attachments/11/mylink.pdf But while invoking this URL from Java, I am getting HTTP 401 - ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows Will not delete properly

I have a workflow that I am creating in SharePoint Designer 2010. The issue I am running into is every time I publish a new version of the workflow, an older version keeps running. I have tried ...
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Add user to a SharePoint group - grant permission - right groups do not show

When I try go grant permission to a user in a new web I don't get listed the cusom groups on the current web. If you look at the image you can see that the list in the background are quite a bit ...
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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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Synchronous ItemAdded event. Do I need to explicitly call properties.Dispose()?

We have a SharePoint 2010 On-Prem solution. I have an ItemAdded event receiver which has been made synchronous using the Synchronization property. Now, when this event receiver fires, I have used the ...
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After upgrade from SP2010 to SP2013, picture library thumbnail column no picture show

I migrated a SP2010 site to SP2013 farm. After performed the upgrade, everything is fine but we found an image gallery's view not work as expected. In SP2010 farm, the view have a "Thumbnail" column ...
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Are SharePoint sitepages related to performance problems?

SharePoint stores customized site pages in the content database. So, suppose there are 1000's of pages which are created and modified by users (say by adding webpart), some are created and modified ...
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How do i automatically get date and time when status of a task is changed?

How do i capture date and time when status of task is changed? I have 3 different columns Date Assigned, Date In Progress, Date Completed. When a task is assigned to a user, is there a way Date ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Wiki render Performance

I am working on performance project and i see "Wiki Edit render" all the time in Developer Dashboard . Can someone explain / share details how wiki is getting render ? Wiki Edit Render (1382.05 ms) ...
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401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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HTTP 503 error accessing Sharepoint excelservice.asmx through SOAP

I work for The Smeal College of Business at Penn State. I am doing a project for the Supply chain program and I am creating an excel workbook in Sharepoint that uses a lot of UDF's. I have no problem ...
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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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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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ListViewByQuery fails to show document context menu

I have created web part that uses the ListViewByQuery control which is linked to a Document Library. The documents are displayed and all is good. However, when hovering over the document title to get ...
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Saved Web Part lists data but errors on link through

Im having a problem with a saved web part which lists recent discussion board posts from a different subsite within the same site collection. The web part shows all of the data correctly but when I ...
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Filter Parameter from Visual Web Part to XSLT or DataForm Web Part

I have a scenario where from Visual Web Part I need to send filter parameter to XSLTListView or DataForm Web Part on the same page! If I use Query String then I need to Response.Redirect and that will ...
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Project Server: the server farm account should not be used for other services error

I just recently installed Project Server on my SharePoint Server and used my farm account to install. Now I'm working on resolving errors that get thrown with using the farm account to install. 3 ...
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List Datasheet view blank

I have a List with some data in it. I can see the data while in standard view however when I switch to Datasheet view I only see a blank datasheet (no headings or data, just the MS Access icon and the ...
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Event Receiver CancelWithRedirectUrl issue with multiple selected list items

I've got my event receiver (itemdeleting) working almost exactly the way I'd like it to. Upon certain conditions in the itemdeleting event, I am setting the status to CancelWithRedirectUrl and ...
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Wrong hyperlink is generated for custom central administration action group image

I have a custom action group deployed to central administration; something like "Contoso IT" in this picture: The problem is that that for some reason, the hyperlink for "Contoso IT" (the title) is ...
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Custom ASPX and WebPart

I have developed a portal using SharePoint 2010 (Standard Edition). I want to develop a Master-Detail "Requisition" form using Visual Studio 2010. I don't want users to access the List and click on ...
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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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_spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames not always working

This is in reference to SharePoint 2010. I am writing some custom javascript that needs to know when the page has finished loading. To accomplish this I am pushing my callback function on to the ...
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SPD Workflows and RegEx

Is it possible to use a regular expression in an SPD workflow? I am trying to use the for-each hack to take a list of semicolon delimited values and create a new form for each of them, but I can't ...
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How does SharePoint 2010 uses the SuperReader/SuperUser accounts?

Have configured the object cache many a times without really thinking about this - How does SharePoint 2010 uses the SuperReader / SuperUser(Object caching) accounts without password? Remember, there ...
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timer job programatically check status

Is there a way to check for the status of a timer job, I need to know the last time it executed and its status, that it run correctly?
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Crawling Hidden Fields with PowerShell Created Crawled Properties

I've been trying to add ows__vti_ItemHoldRecordStatus as a crawled property to allow a search of held documents. (It appears to correspond to the hold status of an SPListItem.) I can successfully add ...
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How to merge multiple lookup fields?

My scenario in a nutshell: Theres a list which contains some food for example. (2010 Server) Foods ID Name 1 Apple 2 Banana 3 Carrot 4 Potato Theres another list which contain food ...
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Powershell and accessing Audiences

I'm trying to build a fully functioning powershell script that will merge user accounts, loop through all the site collections and delete the 2 user accounts, then execute audience compilation. I've ...
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How to return user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity?

How can I return a user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity? A return type of SPUser seems to be not possible. SharePoint Designer workflow does not recognize the return type. public ...
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Double Eval- Repeating Value

I'm having some trouble with a double-eval concatenation. I am using the formula xdMath:Eval(xdMath:Eval(xdXDocument:GetDOM("REST Vacation")/ns1:feed/ns1:entry, 'concat(//d:EmployeeID, ";")'),".."), ...