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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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How to start a child workflow?

I've created a new list-based workflow which has one step that's pretty simple. After that step I'd like to launch another workflow - the Collect Signatures workflow. How can I launch a child workflow ...
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Copy a file content using event receivers?

I want to know if there is any way by which I can make a copy of the file which is being added to a document library using c# event receiver and further convert it to pdf in SharePoint 2010 ? i.e If ...
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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 ...
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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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Duplicate Top Drop Down Menu in SharePoint 2010

My development environment is SharePoint 2010. I am trying to achieve Drop Down enabled Top Navigation menu.Though my site is showing the top menu but the sub menus are not showing up as drill down ...
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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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McAfee security for Sharepoint 2010

I'm looking into some virus protection for my SharePoint farm. I'm currently testing McAfee security for SharePoint 2010. It works fine with a test 'virus' file and SharePoint gives the following ...
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caml query for filtered lookup column

My project uses the 2010 version of the Sharepoint Filtered Lookup Field, which has the option to filter a column using a caml query. So I have three lists: Categories, SubCategories and MainList. ...
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javascript event when a row is updated/changed in a Datasheet view?

Is there any way to catch update/changes in the Datasheet view of a list in JavaScript in SharePoint 2010? I see their are event receivers but nothing in Javascript.
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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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Get-SPWebTemplate doesn't show my template although it should

I have an issue, basically I've installed a web template and it was installed fine. When i try to create a website I see this template in the list and I can choose it and based on this template create ...
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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 ...
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AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
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How to change the style of Upload Document Dialog box?

I am building a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to get rid of the master page heading in the popup dialog box (Upload document and display other things). How can I get rid off the master page heading ...
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Registering pageComponent using ClientObjectModel

is there any ways to register PageComponent using client object model? I want to add custom action on the edit form with dynamically populating FlyoutAnchor. But when page has been loaded i recieve ...
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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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SharePoint Designer workflow is looping itself when waiting for a field to change

I have a problem with a standard SharePoint Designer workflow on a forms library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When the workflow is firing off it is designed to fill some information in against the ...
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Manage Search Service Application: Access Denied. Sharepoint 2010

When I click Manage on the Search Service application I get the access denied page. ULS gives me nothing but: "Unknown SPRequest error occurred. More information: 0x80070005" We have upgraded ...
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Get the user id via javascript

How can you get the current users id using javascript? Can you do this any JS file or does it need to be added at a certain point?
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System.Xml.XmlException when using SharePoint Exchange Calendar Overlay

My organization wants to overlay a Shared Calendar onto a SharePoint calendar. I've been able to overlay my outlook calendar onto the calendar using the following configuration URLs in the calendar ...
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Backup via SharePoint or backup via SQL Server?

How should I backup my 2010 SharePoint server? As I see it there are 3 choices: Full Farm backup Site collection backup SQL Server backup We're only doing backups using points 1 (occasionally) ...
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How to programmatically create a chart in SharePoint?

I need to create a chart based on items from a list dynamically in a webpart...
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Rounded corners in WebPart headers SP2010

When I view the site in FireFox the below does work with rounded corners, but not in IE at all. I'm trying to make a webpart header in SP 2010 rounded. .ms-WPHeader td { background: #005bac; ...
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How to get all items in a View using Client Object Model (JavaScript)

To get all the items in a List you use // Setup context & load web context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); web = context.get_web(); context.load(web); // Load task list this.List = ...
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Integrating ASP.NET MVC 3 and SharePoint

We are looking into developing a site that uses MVC3 as the front-end and SharePoint 2010 as the data layer. We would like to keep SharePoint as out of the box as possible and display the data in ...
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Change Sharepoint language with a link?

Is there a way to get the language-switch control as static link in the pagelayout? I want my users to switch between German and English with a single click. Sorry guys, found a solution :D ...
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Reusing the XsltListViewWebPart

In my situation, I'm creating web part pages with XsltListViewWebParts on them. I need to set a predefined view on them, with custom filtering / columns setup in CAML. Therefore, I tried moving the ...
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Powershell: cannot access the local farm

Yes, I am logged into the machine as an administrator, and my domain account id a farm admin as well. The site is running properly, and nothing seems wrong in SP Central Administration. But when I ...
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How to Call “Open with Explorer” From Custom Code?

I have a custom layouts page that contains a custom visual WebPart. This WebPart wraps a XsltListViewWebPart with a toolbar. The toolbar is supplied as a RenderingTemplate. The XsltListViewWebPart ...
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modify web.config programatically to add a workflow authorized type

I need to add a line in the web.config under authorizedtypes, I want to do it with a wsp solution so that sharepoint takes care of syncrhonizing it with other front end servers. I just want to put ...
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Possible to add a “configuration” page to my custom timer job?

I would like to have a page in the central admin that allows administrators to configure a few values for the my timer job. Is there a way that I can do this?
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SharePoint 2010 Column Index on Large List

I have a custom list with more than 5000 items. This article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798465.aspx (the last section, "How Does Indexing Affect Throttling?") states: "For ...
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XSLT Global parameter LCID is empty

According to this MSDN documentation about XSLT global parameters, in main.xsl there is a parameter named LCID whose value should be the value of ...
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Understanding ghosting, unghosting, site pages and application pages

well I know definitions of these terms as mentioned: Ghosted pages: Pages which are on file system and not on content db. Unghosted pages : pages which are on content db. Application Pages : normal ...
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How can I schedule the User Profile Service to run a full sync weekly?

We are running SharePoint Server 2010 and have not yet applied SP1. User profile incremental sync is not picking up all of the group membership from AD. Starting a full sync seems to rectify the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 XsltListViewWebPart on site definition template

Im having a problem placing the XsltListViewWebPart on my Default.aspx template (relevant code bellow) <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" ID="NewsItemsList"> <ZoneTemplate> ...
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Is there a way to duplicate or copy a list into the same site

So here is my problem. I have a site collection. In this site I have a list (ListA) that has lots of columns and lots of attachments and lots of items and over the threshold. I would like to create a ...
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WCF Service Endpoint not found (but service operations work OK)

Here is my problem: Does anybody know how to configure a WCF service hosted in Sharepoint to show standard WCF welcome page (the one with description and a link to wsdl)? I want to underline that I ...
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Prefilling field in NewForm.aspx in modal popup

I have a listview setup on my page which shows orders from an orderlist. Works great. Now I want to add a column which displays an icon. When the user clicks this icon, the NewForm.aspx page from ...
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How to Set Forms Authentication Timeout?

I have a public facing SP2010 site that uses forms authentication (default ASP.NET membership provider). I noticed that The user stays logged in even after hours of inactivity. We need the user to be ...
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Configure a new SharePoint install with existing databases

I'm trying to "clone" my company's SharePoint installation in order to run some experiments. The system is run on a virtual machine, but for some reason the VM will only work in the system were it is ...
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Attach a Javascript function to an OOTB ribbon button

I want to attach a custom javascript function to the out of the box "Download a copy" ribbon button. This is to provide analytics for file downloads done through the ribbon button. I tried this ...