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Unable to open office files in Office client

While trying to open an excel document stored in "Shared Documents" library, the excel application opens up with a login prompt, to which I passed the login credentials of the site. After which the ...
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How to create a WSP solution package with visual studio 2012 for an existing SharePoint site?

My manager told me: "We don't create a WSP package for an entire existing SharePoint site, we just need to package master pages, CSS, images and page layout files into a solution package." Is it ...
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Is there any alternative UI for sharepoint Ribbon Control to minimise height?

Sharepoint Ribbon bar is occupying more height space in our application and the business users want this to be avoided somehow. Can anyone suggest any other alternative UI to minimise the Ribbon ...
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Tips for starting SharePoint development

I'm going to start developing SharePoint applications and I'm looking for some good introductory resources (articles, videos, books, dev tools, tips). I'm comfortable with C# and ASP.NET development, ...
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SharePoint RTE: How to attach to mousedown events (like bold, italic does)

When clicking on bold text in the RTE (rich text editor), magically the ribbon button for bold: get's activated. The same happens for the other format option buttons you can see on the screenshot. I ...
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How can I filter based on Choice fields when using ListData.svc in SharePoint 2010?

I have a list that I'm trying to query using ListData.svc. I am trying to pull back records within a date range and with a particular value from a Choice field checked. If I use Lists.asmx, I can ...
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How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript?

I use the SharePoint List Filter web part on a page to control several Data View Web Parts. How do I read the current value of the List Filter in Javascript?
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Custom Content Type for Calendar?

I have a calender list in my Sharepoint 2010 application. I want to make custom content types that the user can fill out that will make a calendar event. The problem is, if I inherit from the Event ...
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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ListInstance with predefined data, prevent adding records to list with same name on deployment

I have a feature which on activation has to create a list called Scanners. Only one column from the list (Title) is actually used in my app. The list needs to be pre-populated with some values. To ...
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Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
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Are there any problems with enabling Publishing Features on a Team Site?

I have a team site that we created for our department to use. It has a custom master page that we built. I want every subsite to use that same master page. I found that when I enable Publishing ...
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Best method to create custom NewForm / EditForm

I am new to sharepoint development and need to create some custom NewForm/EditForms for a new custom list I am creating. It seems like I have two choices: ...
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Best practice SharePoint 2010 with SP1 and IE11, compatibility mode on or off?

I am using sharepoint 2010 with SP1. We would like to push on all our workstations IE11. But we don't know if we turn for the sharepoint sites compatibility mode on or off. What is the best, on or off ...
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How to List Documents in a SharePoint 2010 Folder with REST

I'm trying to access an SPS 2010 document library that contains folders, which in turn contain documents. I can successfully list the content of the library and see all folders and root-level ...
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Add additional field to lookup field inside schema.xml

I'm following the steps in this article to setup a joined data view webpart joined on a lookup field: ...
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ListData.svc and Task Approval

How can I approve a workflow task using the ListData.svc? I am attempting to just set the value of ApprovalValue to "Approved" but this is not working at all. Any help you can give will probably save ...
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How can I exclude disabled users from my user profile synchronization?

I have my user profile synchronization setup and working but I have noticed that disabled users who no longer work for my company are showing up in the sync. I would like to update the sync so that ...
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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a webpart in Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the webpart, I could only add the document library. ...
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Search issue with People Picker when limited to select from one group only

Some of you might have noticed that when you limit a people picker to select users only from one group, the search in the browse-user-dialog (or whatever it's called) won't work anymore. This is ...
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Resources are deleted during solution retraction

I have a solution deployed in several web applications. If I retract it from one of them, resources from the /wpresources/ folder will be deleted, although there are web applications that still need ...
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Possible to save a list template and maintain lookup relationships?

My issue is that I have two lists that I would like to move with their data. While I am able to save both as templates and then upload to the new site, none of the lookup columns in my parent table ...
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Inserting Lookup columns into Data View Web part displays as XML

I am trying to configure a Data View web part in SP Designer 2010. I am connecting it to a list called Data Returns. Data Returns includes a mixture of Fields, some text, some choice, some lookup. ...
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Copy document from one site to another..?

,I need to build something (using a sandboxed solution?) to demonstrate that SharePoint has the ability for users to copy a document (with its attributes) from a doc library in one site to a doc ...
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How to edit xslt for thumbnail view of Asset Library.?

I have added an XsltListViewWebPart which refers to the Asset Library in the site. I have given reference of AssetPick.xslt for thumbnail view for that web part. I want to put the Title in place of ...
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Showing the tab on button click

Basically my questiong is regarding the ribbon. So I want to have the following behaviour, when a person clicks on the button, the contextual ribbon tab should be opened. Any idea how to do that? I ...
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Stop inheriting permissions programatically

I want to set read permissions to some sharepoint groups to a list. For existing sites I did it manually, Stop Inherit permissions. Then on groups I chose the groups and edited their permissions, ...
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Is there a SharePoint 2010 virtual machine?

Is there a downloadable, ready to use, virtual machine with sharepoint 2010 and all prerequisites already installed? I just googled it but apparently it does not exist. I just want a quick way to ...
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more than one attachment field

We are planning to retire one of our old fashion tools and currently evaluating Sharepoint 2010. in our current tool, we have 3 different attachment sections two of which are visible to customer, and ...
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Did my workflow run on item changed or item creation?

Is there any way of identifying if my SPD (2010) workflow was initiated by item creation or by item modification? I don't want to split the workflow into two as 99% of the workflows would be ...
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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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Need to remove 'New!' icon for new items added in Document Library

In our organization 'New!' icon is creating some confusion. Is it possible to remove the icon for some specific libraries only?
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Exception “The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields.” at changing TaxonomyField value

This problem appears only on one particular Document Library. I use TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue(myItem, myTaxonomyFieldValue); and it works fine everywhere except this lib. Can anyone suggest a ...
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User profile synchronization for User profile properties

IN SP2010, I have added 3 new User profile properties by Central Admin of type boolean, datetime and string.Then I added data for the user in the profile for these new properties. I ran the "User ...
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How to get list by url using client object model?

Is it possible to get list by url using ECMA script client model? For example something like this: context.get_web().get_lists().getByUrl("Lists/MyList"); UPD!: Please, refer to this correct ...
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ArgumentException when trying to access SPListItem value

I have a tool to update all items in SP (link replacement). The tool works most of the time but sometimes it throws me an ArgumentException ("Value does not fall within the expected range."). Here is ...
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How do I get my SharePoint 2010 Management Shell to open to PS C:\> instead of PS U:\>?

Whenever I open my SharePoint 2010 Management Shell on my remote desktop, it opens to PS U:\> rather than PS C:\> as it does on my coworker's machine. ![PS_U][1] How do I get it to ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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CAML Query for sub folder documents javascript

I'm trying to query for documents in a specified sub folder of a document library. Using U2U CAML builder, I can generate the query and return successfully within it. However, when I run the query ...
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Create a SharePoint list form with MULTIPLE repeating tables to submit to a SharePoint List

I've been trying to create a SharePoint List form that has MULTIPLE REPEAT TABLES. When I try the solution at: submit multiple entries to one list with one infopath form I am not able to add an ...
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Using solutions and features in creation/branding of SharePoint websites

I am new to SharePoint website creation and branding and I need your advice. For my first SharePoint site I have done the following: 1- Created/edited a master page. 2- Added CSS and JavaScript ...
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How many person/group can be saved in a person/group column?

Is it possible to store some 1000+ users in a SharePoint 'person' column.
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Limited Access entries are noise

My farm admin encourages us collection admins to use permission inheritance. However, we have hundreds of Limited Access entries on the top level site, all of whom I assume possess a custom permission ...
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How to retrieve a ListItem using the Javascript Client Object Model?

Right now I am using this method: function getWebProperties(id) { var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.website = ctx.get_web(); this.listCollection = website.get_lists(); ...
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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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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Hide some lists from treeview?

I want to use the tree view on the left side, but I don't want it so show some of the document libraries such as Site Assets and Style Library - they need to be on the site, but users don't need to ...
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Add Keyboard Accessibility to Top Nav Menu

I am trying to get the top nav bar's drop down menu working with the keyboard. What should happen is when a user presses the tab key and the top menu item is reached, the drop down should show just ...
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Claims Authentication (ADFS &STS)

Can i have ADFS authentication mechanism for 1 subsite and SSO implementation for 3-4 subsites ? i am using Claims based authentication.I have ADFS already configured.I have 1 webapplication and have ...