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How to show additional fields within the Content Query Web Part

I'm trying to use the Content Query Web Part to display all the tasks within a site collection, I've attached images of the Web Part properties and final output below. I'm looking for information on ...
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Copy file using javascript client object model - new version

I have a solution that adds a custom button to the ribbon in SharePoint 2010 and am using the javascript client object model behind the scenes to copy a file from Library A to Library B when the ...
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2010 Column Validation Formula

This formula works fine when adding a new list item: =[Class Date]>=TODAY()+3 Basically ensuring the user selects a date greater than two days away from current date. I don't want the formula to be ...
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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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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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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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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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Blog Read More Link and Summary of Body

I created a blog that uses the standard sharepoint 2010 blog site template. However as it currently stands the default.aspx page shows the entire blog article. I would like it to only show the first x ...
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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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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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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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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: http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/...
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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 identical....
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Dispose in Client Object Model

Should objects be disposed when using the client object model? If so, which ones? There seems to be plenty of information on this for server side, but nothing from Microsoft specifically about ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010: Set a fixed upload location

When using Announcements or Discussion forms it's possible to upload a document when entering data into the body field. (The editing tools are available and when clicking on the insert tab the Upload ...
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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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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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Order of Server Shutdown and Restart in SharePoint Farm

We have a SharePoint 2010 Server farm with 2 WFEs and 2 APP Servers. Can you please suggest on the order of shutdown and the order of restart of the servers?
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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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How to complete un install custom Sharepoint farm solution?

What is the correct way to uninstall custom farm features and farm solutions? Does installing a farm solution add any DLLs to GAC?
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it a hindrance to have a workflow wait for a long period of time?

I have a request for notifications to be sent out 6 months, 3 months, and 1 month before an event occurs on a SharePoint calendar. I was looking into this issue and every one seems to be saying to ...
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Infopath Button missing in Ribbon for List

I am trying to follow some tutorials for customizing a list with InfoPath 2010. However, when I click on a list it appears I am missing the InfoPath button. I do have Infopath 2010 installed and can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deleted item still showing up in search results if only doing Incremental Crawls

I'm trying to set up a Sharepoint search service using a Content Source based on an external BCS data source. In the BDC model, I implemented the operations I needed, adding a SpecificFinder, an ...
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Can setting MAXDOP to 1 decrease performance?

I was looking at my client's UAT farm and found out that MAXDOP was set to 0 on SQL Server instance hosting SP databases. Before setting this value to 1, I measured response times of most commonly ...
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SharePoint 2010 Lookup Column - Autofill with the same Item

I am struggling with some issue. I need to automatically fill the value of a field (in Edit or New.aspx) based on other lookup column. Now I have list Lookup with Name and Surname columns In the ...
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How do you programmatically create a list using an excel spreadsheet?

I have an excel spreadsheet that I would like to use as data for a SharePoint 2010 list. I know how to do this without code, but for this particular task, I need a coded solution. Does anyone know ...
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When would you flush the cache of a SharePoint web application?

I stumbled upon this PowerShell script (source) to flush the cache of all SharePoint web applications. Write-Host -ForegroundColor White " - Enabling SP PowerShell cmdlets..." If ((Get-PsSnapin |?{$...
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People Picker Lookup Column

I have two different list. In the first list are some people picker columns. Is it possible to create a lookup column for list 2 to add the user from the first list? I know it isn't supported in ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Where is the DVWP in Sharepoint 2010?

Salvete! Where can I find the Data View Web Part in Sharepoint Enterprise 2010? I can't see anywhere to enable it as a feature, and it doesn't show up in any of the web-part lists. I understand ...
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View list of items tagged “i like it”?

I have a basic install of Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. I'd like to know where I can view the list of items which I've tagged "i like it" (using the default button included), if such a place exists by ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...
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Can SPPersistedObject settings be updated by normal users if ran with elevated privileges?

I have a custom ribbon icon "Enlist" deployed to each document library. A normal (i.e. non-admin) user can click this icon; when he does, I would like to permanently save the document library ...