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Stop Full Control Site Owner from Granting Full Control

I've seen a lot of articles about this but they were kind of dated so I just want to make sure what I'm trying to accomplish is not possible. When we create a team site, we create three groups ...
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List view threshold prevents adding new records to list

I have a list with over 5000 items. The list has indices so no errors are generated when viewing or editing items, however, users generate the following error when attempting to add new items. “The ...
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Crawled properties missing for Business Data source

We've implemented and crawled a Business Data Connectivity Service data source. I can find the items based on the values in their fields, but when I look at Crawled Properties, there is only the ...
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How do I have a meeting workspace open to the next possible occurrence of the meeting?

I have created a calendar/meeting workspace, and created a link. I have an issue. I need for the link to be intuitive. I need for it to open by default to the next possible occurrence of the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Customizing the Approval Workflow for Change Items

I'm trying to use Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create a workflow for a library. We want to have submitters and approvers in the library. Submitters would upload a document, fill out some metadata & ...
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Date column for Date of Birth

I have a date & time field that I am using to capture users 'date of birth' but the control on the edit form is not geared towards going back 30 years. The user is forced to click the arrows ...
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Jquery datatable [duplicate]

I have a custom list with Employee Name, Approval Status, Created Date columns in it.I am using SharePoint 2010 version. I want to display the list items depending on one of the column "Approval ...
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Can we run single workflow instance for multiple item changed or created?

I have created a SharePoint Designer 2010 approval workflow and I am starting this workflow on item created and modified . Now when I am adding and updating multiple items it is starting workflow for ...
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Why files are not checkedin using following code

I have checked out couple of files in document library manually by right clicking on item and click on checkout. Then i am using following code to checked in files that i manually checked out, But ...
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How do I convert an existing folder into a Document Set?

So I have read all over the place that it is possible to convert an existing SharePoint 2010 folder to a Document set. There is apparently even a tool to make sure that this goes smoothly (SharePoint ...
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Can sharepoint 2010 search read a sitemap.xml for crawling?

I need to set sitemap.xml for content source to search my files. is it possible to use xml file as my content source ?
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Open in explorer view to show a filtered view of the list or library

I am looking at a filtered view of my library on my site so I am only seeing certain items. When I click open in explorer, I see everything in the library and my filter is no longer applied. Is it ...
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Creating Excel document using JavaScript

I've been researching into creating Excel documents in a SharePoint Library from an existing Excel template but all solutions I find are using server code. The Template can be part of a CT or in ...
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Unable to cast object of type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPListItem' to type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFile

In code below, at mentioned line I am getting this error: How I fix this? SPList docLib = WSweb.GetList(WSweb.ServerRelativeUrl + "/Documents"); //SPList docLib = WSweb.Lists.TryGetList("Documents"); ...
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How to install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 2012 R2

I tried installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 2012 R2 Server but PreReqInstaller is not working. Can anyone guide me in this install?
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Is it possible to move a SharePoint 2010 folder from one document library to another with a workflow?

I would have thought an overwhelming yes but it does not seem so... I know you can do it by opening in explorer but I need to do it with a workflow preferably with SharePoint designer but if it can ...
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Sharepoint 2010 PublishingImages images not found intermittently and showing css file instead

We have a SharePoint 2010 site and an images library (PublishingImages) where we upload .jpg or .png files to use on the site and children sites. Sometimes the images are found and other times they ...
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Filter [Me] doesn't work correct

We have a task list with a filtered view for the users. The filter is "assigned to = [me]". Normally it works fine, but now there is one users who doesn't see all of his tasks. So i checked the ...
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SP 2010 CSOM: Differences between File.CheckIn(“”, CheckinType.MajorCheckIn) and File.Publish(“”)?

In the SharePoint 2010 Client-Side Object Model, both File.CheckIn("", CheckinType.MajorCheckIn); and File.Publish(""); appear to do the same thing. Are there any differences, advantages of ...
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What is the difference between “Permission Policy” and “Permission Level” in SharePoint?

I have been going through various permissions available in SharePoint and I can find two ways to set permissions — Permission Levels and Permission Policy. I am able to assign users Permission Level ...
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InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form

When we use InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form (new/edit/display) and then publish, does it uses the InfoPath Form Services or it just updates the XML file for the list form?
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Archiving Sharepoint folders

We have a document library wish some SharePoint folders with some documents in them. We now need to archive these folders and their contents. From what I am seeing, we cannot move the folder to ...
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Task list - alert on completed status

I have a task list and I have set up an alert so that it sends one when the task is completed. Does this only work on the default "completed" option? What if I added another option called "complete" ...
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How do you collect signatures on a PDF that's uploaded on a workflow?

Here's some basic information in order to help you ascertain an answer for me: I work for the government (Department of the Navy). a. This severely limits the ability for manipulation. I am not ...
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How can I add Milestones to a Sharepoint 2010 GANTT chart?

I'm trying to add dates for bank holidays as well as others onto a GANTT chart through a milestone line. How can I achieve this?
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Joining lists and create dynamic columns

I have 3 lists A, B and C in the same site and i have to make a View joining them and generate few dynamic columns: Columns of A: Title (Indexed), Util(number) Columns of B: Title, Title_A (Lookup), ...
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Custom web part properties

I have a custom web part, and if a user clicks on Edit web part, the properties pane in IE 11 appears and disappears, so sort of flickers. In IE 8 it works fine.
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Get all active directory groups of a user

I have found many results on how to get all members of an AD group, but not the other way round. How can I get all AD groups a given SPUser belongs to and not just the SharePoint groups of that user ...
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How to create approval workflow for multiple lists (hundreds or more)?

I have site which has hundreds of lists. Now, I want to add an Approval workflow for each of them. If I manually create approval list workflow, it works fine. However, is there a way to create these ...
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Excel 2013 Not Saving To SharePoint 2010 Library

I've got a peculiar problem with a couple of users having issues saving back their Excel document to their Document Library. As it is now, they'll have issues when they open the document from ...
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Detect if a document or list item was deleted

I'm working on building a synchronizer for certain kinds of data from some lists to an outside application. Via the SOAP API, I can get updates and new items; by using CAML Queries, we can fetch all ...
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Vanity URLs or masking mysiteName/sitepages/ to just the URL

All my pages are having the urls www.domain.com/mysiteName/sitepages/Home.aspx www.domain.com/mysiteName/sitepages/1.aspx www.domain.com/mysiteName/sitepages/2.aspx ...
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SharePoint 2013 development environment

I'm a new SharePoint developer and I required the following key information:- 1) Development Environment:- Scenario: In case of multiple developers working on separate projects of SharePoint ...
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List/Workflow Calculations set field and display updated results in real-time?

I have what I can only assume is such a basic issue that I am overcomplicating and that is why I can't seem to find a solution. I have a list and want it to add two columns together and place the ...
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Client object model connect to site with different authentication enabled?

I have a site at SharePoint on-Premises which has both Form based authentication and windows authentication enabled. Users can login using either of them. Now, I try to use Client Object Model for an ...
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REST Data Souce not showing any data

I am trying to use a REST data source, by following this article. I create the data source, but when I insert it as a data view web part, nothing happens. If I enter just the path to the service in ...
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after updating February CU for SharePoint Server 2010 (KB 2597150) Workflow Issues

After installing February CU for SharePoint Server 2010 (KB 2597150), - I changed UserDefinedWorkflowMaximumComplexity to 10000 as I had 7 approval process in my SPD workflow. Now when the workflow ...
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What is this “1;#” for when get column as string in workflow?

I have a list ClientList which includes some companies info. Now, I create an approval workflow on a library which has a column 'Client'. At the end of workflow, I need to lookup the client column in ...
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How do I define a Content Type for Attachments?

I want to implement the answer found in Delete Attachment in SharePoint 2010 list: You can define a content type for attachments. Then, set an information management policy for the content type ...
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Crawled Properties - DateTime only showing Date and not Time

I've created a metadata property called CalendarEventDate. It is mapped to "ows_EventDate (DateTime)" or something like that. I did a full crawl afterwards and when I checked the raw XML, I found ...
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Moving SharePoint folders to a records center

I have been tasked to work on a way to archive a library of folders. The library only has sharepoint folders and, inside each folder, there are some documents. I thought a good way to archive this ...
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HTTP 403 Forbidden on SOAP calls

When I do some calls to SOAP services to SharePoint 2010 site (e.g. CopyIntoItemsLocal from Copy.asmx or CheckInFile from Lists.asmx) I get HTTP 403 Forbidden. I suspect this is somehow requires ...
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HTML + JQuery (CSOM) to add multiple item to a Sharepoint list and get their IDs

I try to use HTML + JQuery in CEWP to build some sort of analog of InfoPath's repeating table in order to be able to insert multiple items in a Sharepoint list using CSOM. The current task is to get ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Validation not working as expected for DataFormWebPart

I created a custom list and kept the "Title" as unique and required. When I use the ListFormWebPart in "NewForm.aspx" all the validations work fine, i.e. for required and dulicate entry it shows ...
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How to Create an Email Hyperlink to Another List in Designer

Using SPD 2010 (without code), I need to place a link in the body of an email to another list items form. I know how to do this for the current list. I’ve read where I can truncate the other lists ...
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How to change what web parts are available to use in a site?

When adding a web part to a Web Part page, the only option I have are Lists and Libraries category. I'm looking to add a Content Editor web part, but that is not available. Is there a setting under ...
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Show Status Title and icon only in web part

Specifically, I need to consume the Indicator title and the status icon on the front page of a web part page. Example: Network Status : Green icon, Marketing Status : Yellow icon. I don't want ...
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Get Site Path From URL

How can I programmatically extract the site path from a given URL? The solution would have to be able to handle paths with multiple levels of sub sites. The number of sub site levels is also not ...
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Filter on date linked data source

I have created a data view web part using a linked data source which has some 20 lists. I want to filter this to show items created in last 365 days. As it is a linked data source, it can not be done ...
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Why are Best bets not displayed (FAST Search)?

I am trying to make Fast Server (Sharepoint 2010) best bets to work but I am missing something. Fast Server Search is on a completely different server, so I tried adding the keywords in both site ...