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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I have yes, flagged and no buttons in a column

I have a document library where the CEO wants to see three buttons. If he has read the document he wants to click on Yes, otherwise it will always be No. If he clicks Flag it means it needs to be ...
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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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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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Info Path 2010 read and update accdb with Sharepoint Online

I am new to Sharepoint and to Info Path, so I hope can correctly articulate my goal, here. I would like to use Info Path to distribute forms which read,update and delete records in an Access 2010 db ...
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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 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 = web....
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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 can I export a schema.xml file for a list from a SharePoint site?

I've been troubleshooting my schema.xml file for a list definition and getting more and more frustrated. So I thought, "Hey, I'll just get it to look right in the UI and then export that and compare ...
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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 MVC3....
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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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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 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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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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SharePoint 2010 Search: When is a document a duplicate?

When is SharePoint search treating a document as a duplicate? I did some testing with 3 documents in a document library, different names ofcourse, but all the same file content. Performed a crawl and ...
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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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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (i.e. DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The ...
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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 System.Threading.Thread.CurrentThread....
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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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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 code,...
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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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“Master Page” option from site look and feel is missing

I knew from previous experience that many SharePoint sites had a section under Site Settings > Look and Feel labeled "Master Page"... however I could not find this section. There were tutorials ...
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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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Excel Services - Using parameter for query

I have an excel spreadsheet that returns data based on a cell value. In essence, it's Select * from table where field = Sheet2!A1. All works like expected, except when I publish it to SharePoint, ...
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improve People Picker search on a claims-based-authentification server (forms-based; FBA)

Long story short: On a SharePoint 2010 Server solution, which is using forms-based-authentification only, I want that the people picker search dialog works like any other usable search. Rightnow it ...
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Logout in Mozilla and chrome not working / ADFS Authentication

I have custom logout page created. I have used an application page for logout. In the application page, I use a javascript and say document.execCommand(ClearAuthenticationCache). This works fine in ...
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Checkbox uncheck in document upload form for specific library

I want to change the behavior of the document library upload form i.e. it should appear unchecked when the user uploads the document in library. I searched over the internet and found this which ...
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SharePoint Webpart development using SPA or JavaScript library for better performance

We are looking at using combination of MVC4 and JavaScript libraries like Knockout and/or Breezejs for providing SPA or better navigation and performance within SharePoint 2010 environment. I am ...
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Absolute URLs converted to Relative URLs when saving item

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 and it has got a multiline text field with Enhanced HTML enabled. When I create a hyper link pointing to http://servername/site and save it, SharePoint converts ...
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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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How does SharePoint Search handle pending (unapproved) items?

How does SharePoint Search handle the indexing of pending (unapproved) items/documents? As far as I can see there are no pending documents in the index. These seems a little odd to me, since it would ...
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XSLT Get Current date or Today in XSLT

Help please can anyone advise how I get current date, or today method in xslt 1.o SharePoint
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Number of comments with SocialCommentManager.GetComments

In my custom webpart, I want to show the number of comments. I try to get this throug SocialCommentManager.GetComments and then return comments.Count. The problem is: I get only comments for the ...
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When moving SiteURLs is it better to recreate the Web Application or use AAM to redirect?

We've had an existing site that has been built and deployed to for awhile now, mostly an internal beta site at http://beta.site.com which has been built up with an extended site on http://beta.site....
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Sharepoint 2010 : File path too long error during wsp file creation in MSBuild

We noticed our TFS build started failing with the following message: C:\Builds\1\MyProject\MyProject Release\Sources\MyProject\MainLine\MyProject.SharePoint.EnterpriseUI.SiteDefinition\Features\...
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SharePoint Organization Profiles

I noticed that SharePoint User Profile Service now includes a definition for Organization Profiles. I think this is a really interesting new feature, but I'm not sure how it is used inside of ...
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SPSite.allwebs returns error

First of all sorry if this is an obvious question, I searched a lot but can't find the solution. When I open an spsite in powershell like this: $spsite = Get-SPSite "https://adress" And then I ...