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How to update another lists multiline rich text field with a current multiline item?

I have two lists (same site) and both lists use the Designer 2010 workflow Create or Update List Item to create or update each other. Both lists contain a field titled Description, which are both set ...
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Create Document Ribbon Not Present

We're running a hosted version of SharePoint Server 2010. It was set up for our company by a consulting firm several years ago and we have had discontinuity in personnel, so a lot of the ...
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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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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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Need a different views for Folders & Files in Document Library

I need a different views for Folders & Files in a Document Library. I want Folders to have different columns & Files in the folders to have different columns. Is this possible?
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Removing user from people picker/UIL

Background Information: Company is the process of moving to a new domain called domain A, from domain B. at one point there was going to be a domain, called domain C that had a few users setup and ...
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rest query orderby takes null as 0

I am making an ajax call to get the list data in SharePoint 2010 I am using orderby to sort based on a column ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Blog - Order rest query by Category

I've created a blog on Sharepoint 2010 and want to query the list via REST for reporting. I want to order the list by the default field Category (internal name PostCategory). Unfortunately, this is a ...
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Return search results from only 2 document libraries

How to configure search to return results from only two document libraries in a subsite? Whenever I type a keyword in that subsite's search box, it should always return results from the 3 document ...
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Problem with Item Added Event Receiver firing five times, not one

I am using an Event Receiver, which should synchronize two Lists, But it is firing five times instead of one, and makes 5 records, not one. Why is it firing 5 times? public override void ...
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Problem with template.dotx metadata

I stumbled on a weird problem yesterday and I found why this occurs, but I am clueless on how to resolve that. First, in our SharePoint site, we have a list named «Categories» where we have different ...
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New Folder of List not display in View

I'm using the following code to create new list folder: Folder newFolder = listCopyTo.RootFolder.Folders.Add("NewFolder"); clientContext.Load(newFolder); clientContext.ExecuteQuery(); After that ...
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Open pdf in place of save as

I've a document library in SharePoint 2010 with some pdf. When i click on a pdf, it proposes save as in place of open. How to achieve this? I added this in my master page: $(function () { ...
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URL in multiline column

I've got a List and a Document Library. Both have their own content types. In those content types is a site column, a multiline one with Rich Text. In this column, I'm coding a simple link with html ...
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Is it possible to set a page layout when creating a site OOTB (using UI)?

I have created a custom page layout for a publishing site (SharePoint 2010). When i create a subsite using SharePoint UI, the default.aspx page is created with a another page layout. Is it possible to ...
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Error on mobile url of the SharePoint site

When I try to access SharePoint site on mobile using url https://sitename/m then I amgetting below error message. I tried enabling feature MobilityRedirect using command =>stsadm -o activatefeature ...
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One particular folder in doc library shows “This folder is empty” when opened with explorer

I have a document library with a number of folders. One particular folder, when opened with explorer, shows "This folder is empty". While I can see on the Sharepoint site itself there are in fact ...
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How to remove group fieldname from Listview WebPart

When using a ListView WebPart on a custom list and enable grouping for a view, the name of the group is always displayed as the first entry I tried to find a way to get rid of the “Category:” label ...
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Edit multiple list items in one shot?

I have a list that contains many items. I'd like to give my users the ability to select 10-20 items by "checking" them and then edit them all at once. Certain fields (item name, id, etc.) are ...
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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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No search service is available error on SharePoint 2010

No search service is available error on SharePoint 2010 We've a SharePoint 2010 site running on SharePoint 2013 server. The site works fine in 2013 except for the search service. I get an ...
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Filter SharePoint List differently in context of logged in user

I have a list view with a filter matching according to a people picker column called Manager is equal to [Me] so that Managers see their own records. The creation of the records are initially done ...
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javascript- How do I create a global variable among all pages

I implemented a toggle in my home page through javascript in content editor web part, the toggle has state between 1 and 0. Now I need the exact same toggle in all other pages of my site, but I'm not ...
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SharePoint Search not working with datetime

I have configured a search on SharePoint 2010 and i got all results as expected from each field. But when i search using date (5/19/2015), i don't get results from site. I have already make field ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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“a is null” error in vanilla SP2010 install

I'm setting up an SP2010 VM for dev testing purposes. Our vanilla install has no other components present and is throwing JS errors in Chrome and Firefox. In Firefox (v13): a is null ...
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Disable the option for personal regional settings

Is there a way (through PowerShell or an other method) to disable the option for users to set personal regional settings? I have a system where I want to force users to be on UTC since changing ...
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SP2010: How to ensure that JPG Picture from asset library is not cached by browser when embedded in Wiki page?

I have the following two libraries on my site: Wiki Page Library called "Site Pages" Assets Library called "Assets" When I upload the JPG to the asset library and add the JPG to the wiki page ...
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Content Type Delete and Republish

So i published a content type from my hub but deleted it from one of the consuming sites. Now when i try to republish it again, i'm not able to bring it up at the site. Am i missing something? Thanks ...
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Why is the date field throwing out an access denied error?

We have an InfoPath 2010 form with a Date field. When attempting to choose a date, an Access Denied error pops up for anyone without Admin privileges. Why is this happening and how can we fix it?
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Deleting an Orphaned Info-path Item in browser based infoPath form Library in SharePoint 2010

We have an orphaned info path item in form library. There is no record of that item when we open in the explorer view. While trying to delete it using power shell, an error is occurred saying - access ...
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Issue with deploying webpart in sharepoint 2010

We've created 2 webparts under a single visual studio solution as a farm environment. But after creating the WSP and trying to deploy it to our UAT, we are getting the following error This ...
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Page Viewer Webpart renders page most of the time but not always in CHROME only

Using the page viewer web part in SharePoint 2010 to render a page listing links to our Secure Apps. This has worked seamlessly until recently a few users, specifically using CHROME, have reported ...
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server could not complete your request when access SharePoint intranet application from sharepoint designer 2010

I can not access our intranet portal from SharePoint designer 2010 I enabled anonymous access in IIS for SharePoint web application I enabled user permissions for User Remote Interfaces it was ...
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Turn off alerts on a task list

We have a SharePoint 2010 solution that uses a standard task list. We would like to turn off alerts for when items change in / are added to the task list. Is there a way to do this in code, either ...
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Limit checkbox selection in survey

I am currenly trying to implement a survey with a limit of checkbox selection. Out of 42 checkboxes, the user will only be able to select 8 of them. If more than 8 checkboxes are checked, there should ...
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Blank document library until Item is searched

I have a document library which I have setup a HTML Form Web Part with connections so I can now search (filter) for documents. However I want the list of documents to be hidden until the correct ...
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Lync 2013 Presence Indicators - Sharepoint 2010

I'm currently trying to code web parts to display a button to open a Lync chat window and also show the person's Lync presence. I have had some success using this code: <div style="text-align: ...
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Conditional formatting lookup column

I am attempting to do conditional formatting in a list view in SharePoint Designer. In this list I have a list that contains a lookup column, and other columns derived from the list of that lookup ...
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Workflow not running when item modified through data refresh

I've created a workflow for a SharePoint 2010 PowerPivot library that runs when an item is changed. The items in the library are changed every day when the data refresh runs. However, the items are ...
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Custom Content Type as List Column

Is it possible to create a custom list column whose type is a custom content type? Not just a column from that content type, but the whole item itself, or even a list of that content type? My goal ...
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Displaying all versions of a field in a list on a report

I use SharePoint 2010 and SQL Report Builder 3.0. I am creating a new report whereby I want to display all the versions of a data field on the report. One of the fields I need to report on is called ...
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SharePoint Custom List Search Problem

I have a created a SharePoint custom list so it can be used as a customer "data base". The problem I'm facing is when some one perform a search, the site does not show any results despite the ...
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Customizing the Email text sent to users on granting permssions to various sites?

Where and what exactly should I be looking at editing to change the subject. body and other text of the default email that is sent by sharepoint notifying the user that he or she has been granted ...
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Audience Targeting not working in SP2010

We have 3 content editor webparts on Wiki Page. All the 3 webparts are added using SharePoint Designer. All the webparts have target audience. We are facing an issues when we deploy the wsp: All 3 ...
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How do I make a newly created list show up under “Lists” in SharePoint 2010? Sync names to outlook

I am very new to SharePoint as you can probably tell by my question. I imported a list from an old TFS SharePoint site but I have to click on "Lists" to get to it. I would much rather appear as it's ...
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How to insert a sentence in a list workflow email depending on a condition?

I want to use a single email to either send a new or updated item email. If I create a column containing a choice of two sentences (one indicates the email contains a new item and the other an ...
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Item Level permissions - trouble when using “Create items and edit items that were created by the user ”

I have a list of items that I want viewable and editable only by the item creator and one other person (the other person is set in the item data). I created a list, and in the advanced settings set: ...
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SP 2010 recovery

I accidentally uninstalled SharePoint 2010 from control panel (Stupid me). Luckily SQL SP database such as content db is available. How to reinstall or recover back ? Help much appreciated.
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ListData.svc gives a 500 error when querying some lists

I'm trying to use ListData.svc to retrieve details from a SharePoint list, but I get the following error: ============================ Error Message: Cannot connect to the specified feed. Verify ...