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PowerShell script to update ContentType of existing records in Document Library

we are using Document Library in SharePoint 2010 environment. there are about 200 document present in the document library which have been identified (based on location - England and employee type - ...
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Is it possible to update multiple list items with a workflow?

I have a list which contains a value that I would like copied to all items in another list that share the same "Owner" field. This works with the Update List Item action if I set it to match ...
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Pass data from custom asp.net form to workflow (SharePoint 2010)

I've got a state-machine workflow with custom instantiation and task asp.net forms. My custom task form is pretty easy, it just shows the instantiation data and let the user approve or reject it. If ...
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SP2010 Search shows no results on custom list

I have a custom "FAQ" list in SharePoint 2010 as an Item content type. When I try using the search bar with key words in the custom list items, it does not show up in the results page. I have the ...
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Send to or copy multiple documents

Is it possible to use the feature "copy" or "send to" for multiple documents? We can't work with "open in explorer", because we need the filter option in our library. Is there a code or tool for this ...
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How to identify the jobs which are running?

I need to find the jobs which are running currently. This is to check the longest running jobs. Is there any powershell sript to get this done?
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The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when requesting data from the web service

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise where the search service application is giving me the following error: The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when requesting data from the web ...
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What circumstances would cause most timer jobs to run on the wrong server?

A customer has encountered a situation whose source I can't figure out. Consequently, it's not too easy to figure out how to restore the configuration to health. The customer's configuration is a ...
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SharePoint 2010 designer approval workflow On Hold issue

I have to create a SharePoint 2010 Designer Approval workflow in which I have to add a button called "On Hold" and When user clicks on it whole approval process will be stopped until some Date. Right ...
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How to redirect user to other site collection in same web application?

I have a web application named : "WebApplication:8000" in that I have created four site collections in that web application. WebApplication:8000 (Root) WebApplication:8000/sites/team1 ...
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collection has not been initialized after dialog modal closes

I have two JS scripts on my SharePoint 2010 page, one in the master page, one in a forms web part (I've attempted this with a CEWP as well). Both are in unique name spaces (My.Tabs and ...
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SP 2010 Development Concepts

I'm building a custom addon for a SP 2010 instance. I've been able to get a Visual Web Part in visual studio deployed to my SP instance and debug it. As far as I can tell I have all the normal ...
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How to display charts dynamically other than by using MSCharts?

I would like to display a pie chart in a custom SharePoint application page. One option to do this is by using MSCharts and <asp:Chart> tag. However, getting this to work requires modification ...
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Filter View based on a column in lookup list

I have got 2 lists call Applications and Vacancies. Application has a lookup filed pointing to Vacancy. And Vacancy list has got a user field called "Hiring Manager". I need to create a view under ...
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Query if all grouped items have the same value

I have two lists that have a one to many relationship. I would like to kick off a workflow when all items within a group have a completed status. Example: List 1: Job List 2: Tasks So if list one ...
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Display document properties in word file (akin to quick part)

Is there any way to display properties on a word document without allowing users to edit them? I have a custom doc information panel and word template set up to display certain SharePoint fields. I ...
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Display friendly field values in SharePoint 2010 list

I have an SQL table where I with the help of an Externl Content Type has created a list in SharePoint 2010. The table has a foreign key to a dim table where the display friendly names are listed. How ...
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Infopath webpart always opening a new Form

I customized a my List form in infopath designer and created a new view for the form. Than i created a new webpart page named Test.aspx and added an infopath webpart on it. I selected the list and ...
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Calendar list always showing Person or Group field as Edited in the email alerts

I've found this weird behaviour concerning calendars, person/group fields that allow multiple users, and email alert notifications that I haven't found luck searching a solution for. Steps to ...
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Trouble using stsadm -o MigrateUser

My organization is moving from one active diretory to another (new Domain). We are migrating the users first. As a test I am trying to run the MigrateUser command and getting a "cannot complete this ...
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Calling sequential web requests asyncronously server side in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 page that requires me to call 2 web requests sequentially, and then redirects a user to a website. This is what I have came up with, but have a feeling I am wrong ...
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Way to add meeting workspace lists to a given page layout

I have a web part that displays list of all page layouts on a publishing page, user selects one and creates a page. Now i want to create 4 lists for him, ones that are on meeting work space e.g. ...
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SharePoint yes/no showing as true/false, will changing to Choice break my meta data?

As the questions suggests. Will changing my Yes/No to Choice break it. Are there any risks that may impact future use? I could test sure but I'm more concerned with any possible filter or ...
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SharePoint Document Library Subscription Errors

I have SSRS 2012 setup in SharePoint Integrated mode. I am receiving the following error when trying to setup a subscription to a SharePoint Document Library. A delivery error has occurred. ---> ...
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Conditional Formatting using Calculated Column as Condition (SharePoint Designer 2010)

I want to use conditional formatting to change the color of a row based on a Calculated Column. I know I could do this with a CEWP but I would prefer to do it in SPD 2010 because I am new to ...
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Help with Sharepoint Search crawling an intranet site

So I have a sharepoint 2010 server farm. I have a separate custom intranet that I want to have sharepoint crawl. The custom intranet is a .net website. The default page allows anonymous ...
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Are farm admin privileges required to update SPContentDatabase property bag?

If I store custom data inside SPContentDatabase.Properties, must I be farm admin to be able to update it? E.g. SPContentDatabase contentDatabase = GetContentDatabase(); ...
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How to enable non-admin users to store custom application data at a farm level?

When a normal (non-admin) users click my custom-made ribbon button in a document library, I would like to write the document library's information to some persistent farm-wide store (or at least a ...
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Change URL Link automatically

We have websites with URL's like this: /sitename/site/DE123 We want to add a link on this website which looks so: ...
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How to deploy ItemAdded event receiver to the entire farm? [duplicate]

I have created an ItemAdded event receiver that is supposed to process new documents/files after they've been added to any document library in the farm - i.e., I'd like the event receiver to ...
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Handling itemupdated calling itemupdating

I have a custom list (not document library) that i have attached 2 event receivers to. These are itemupdating and itemupdated. My itemupdating event receiver sets a value in a field and my ...
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SharePoint 2010 Central Administration link not working

I have problem on a SharePoint 2010 Server installation where the Central Admin icon/link (the one in start menu) isn't working. It opens a browser with a URL to the root address of the server, then ...
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Collapsible asp.net control for SharePoint2010

I have a custom Instantiation form with a lot of CheckBoxes in SP2010. Now I've to put the CheckBoxes into different categories which should be collapsible, like you can see in the picture below. Is ...
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Possible with Webpart under libraries in the current navigation

Is it somehow possible to drag my "webpart" up in the quick launch and put it under libraries? I've been building a webpart that looks like a list and I can move it around in Site Settings -> ...
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SP2010 Unable to open documents in Office Client - 3 authentication prompts followed by 'Could not open..'

I am getting three authentication prompts when I try to open a .docx or .xslx document from SharePoint 2010. After the third prompt, I get a message "Could not open [Document Name]" I tried this on ...
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Best way to implement “.exists”-type functionality to prevent duplicates?

I'm moving files with spservices (the jquery plugin) and was wondering if there was a good way to check to see if a file with the same name already exists so I can append an underscore or something ...
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How do you enable the OOB spell check ribbon button from a custom form template?

I have done a lot of searching around for the answer to this, and the closest thing I have been able to find is this question on TechNet, which claims to have found the answer here. The question is ...
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Use CAML query based on ID to retrieve a file name?

With jquery and spservices, I use getSelectedItems to retrieve the IDs of a few documents. Can I have a loop which goes through a caml query for each of those IDs to retrieve the file name ...
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Timer job access to style library

In my timer job code, there is a section where for each site collection in the web application, I am reading an XML template file in the style library of that site collection. The code looks ...
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Since last patch, unable to open excel documents and word documents can only be opened by dropdown

We performed updates to the SharePoint Portal, SharePoint Foundation, Office Sharepoint Server, Excel Services Component, and Word Server on 03/16/2014. Since then, we are unable to open Excel ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation - Browser Back Button Problem

In our intranet site, we have links in various places that navigate the user to document libraries that are pre-filtered by managed metadata values. The URLs look like this (with metadata filter ...
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Add dynamic link to InfoPath multi-selection field

I had to modify a form using InfoPath in order to achieve a feature that populates a multiple-selection field with data returned from a query (similar to what this tutorial outlines). Before making ...
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Updating Choice Person/Group columns using listData.svc in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to use JQuery and the listData.svc to update a list that has a choice column. I am using Postman to generate my http requests, can someone please show me examples of how to update choice ...
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Does Content Link within Content Editor Web Parts Leave a HTTP Referer?

Our SharePoint site has multiple Content Editor web parts that use Content Link to call ASP scripts on a different web server. Example: my-sharepoint.com/home.aspx has Content Editor web part #1. ...
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What is the proper way to push a variable into a “person or group” field with a workflow?

I want to capture a person field as a variable and then use that variable to update another person field. Both are limited to one person, if that makes it any easier.
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How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
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Changing URL / Moving document Libraries with Powershell

I have 100s of Document Libraries with documents in them. The path is: CustomerNumbers/Lists/Documents, I would like to move them 1 folder out; to CustomerNumbers/Documents. All metadata must be ...
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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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Submit Document Set workflow fails, when sub-folders are present

I am migrating some data stored in folders and subfolders, to using Document Sets so that we can leverage metadata on the document sets and more effectively manage them. I have a work-flow that ...