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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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SharePoint 2010 HTML 5 videotag on mobile doesn't work

I am unable to play html 5 videos on mobile from SharePoint site. Are there any other open source video player for mobile, please suggest.
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Injecting dynamic list content into an alert template email

I have tried, and successfully failed, to determine a way to inject the emailed item's value from a universal custom column into the default alert emails generated by SharePoint, in both the subject ...
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BCS: Allow deletion of rows only under a given condition

I created a BCS Model and external data type for a MS SQL table. I added a delete action, too, and it is working as expected. But now I want to allow the user only to delete items, that aren't ...
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SharePoint Custom Validation with ValidationFormula

I was wondering if there was a way to execute a validation using the SPField.ValidationFormula before you use SPListItem.Update(); I would like to know that a field is not valid before I execute ...
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Why SharePoint Workflow starts after 5 minutes?

Users have two ways of inserting document in a library: 1. Silverlight screen that uses httphandler to insert document 2. WCF that is hosted in windows service (this is called from external app) ...
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Need a web analytics report that shows pages with 0 hits

We are looking for a web analytics report that will show us a list of pages with 0 hits within a certain date range in SP 2010. We already have web analytics turned on but it only shows pages that ...
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Workflow that triggers the same workflow for the next item - works only for 10 first items

I have this scenario where I need to loop through a list of items. As workflows don't offer a looping functionality, I created a following workflow: 1. It fires when an item is changed. 2. It does its ...
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non-existent MySites opened instead of userdisp.aspx

I have encountered a very strange problem. This is the scenario: On this particular farm, there is no MySiteHost specified. Upon clicking a user the userdisp.aspx opens and displays the basic ...
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Record Center retention settings for declared records

I have a site that uses in place record management. We created a custom policy ColumnRetention that creates a record based on a value of a field. Now I want to archive all records to a seperate ...
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How can a 2010 Publishing Page have a CustomizedPageStatus value of “Customized”?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Publishing Site Collection. Out of the 1,000 or so publishing pages throughout the site collection, about a quarter of the pages have a CustomizedPageStatus of "Customized". ...
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Workflow column not available when provisioning view against list

Recently i created a web template and as part of the provisioning process i create various pages and assign a workflow to a list. I have a listviewwebpart that points to the list that i have attached ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard fails at step 2

We have installed SharePoint 2010 on one of our local Dev server. The issue that we are facing is during running configuration wizard. When i start running configuration wizard it fails at step 2 ...
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EventDeliveryFailedException “OnWorkflowItemChanged” SerializationException: Cannot get the member “Foo”

I am very stuck on this and would appreciate any leads. I have a complex Visual Studio State Machine Workflow that sporadically errors out with no Unexpected error. All I see in ULS is: Engine ...
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Grouped notification email workflow

I was wondering if anyone could possibly help me with my SharePoint 2010 issue. I recently created a CRM System within SharePoint for my small business which utilizes a email notification workflow. ...
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SharePoint 2010 slow compiling with claims authentication

I don't know why, but the Security Token Service Application is extremely slow on my latest SP 2010 installation. The first time it needs ages to access a site. After about one minute i receive the ...
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Check given user's listItem permissions with SharePoint 2010 Managed Client Object Model (c#)

Is it possible to determine if a user can access a given item identified by its url without the users context - it has to be done with CSOM. Code so far: var file = ...
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'E-Mail a Link' Ribbon Button generates a wrong URL on Grouped Views

When a Grouped View is defined in a List View Web Part, the OOB Ribbon Button 'Email a link' on a List/Library Context Tab, generates an incomplete URL (only Web Application URL) Override the Ribbon ...
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GetAvailablePageLayouts complains of parent site

UPDATED: This occurs sometimes, so not only just once after web app recycle. I'm getting publishing page layouts with the code below, before creating publishing pages to site ...
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SharePoint 2010 Markup Styles menu bug in Internet Explorer

Hoping someone can help with this. We have come across a bug in the Markup Styles menu in page edit mode in SharePoint 2010, however it seems only to be an issue in certain Internet Explorer versions. ...
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UnitTest for SharePoint.EventListener with TaxonomyField

Recently, I tried to write a unit test for my new SharePoint project. The Project contains EventListener which checks a TaxonomyField in a special list, and fill it, if field is empty. Code looks ...
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Query String Webpart Timeout

I added a Query String (url) Filter Webpart to my page. It added quickly. But when I try to configure it, it seems to spin forever. It finds the parameter I want to filter on, and when I click done ...
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Missing “Deploy”-Button Visual Studio 2012

Yesterday I have installed Visual Studio 2012 Premium on my SharePoint 2013 Development Machine. I also installed the Office Developer Tools to get the SP2013 Project templates. Opening my SP 2010 ...
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How to link between two documents uploaded in doc library

I have a task where I have been given two documents(in word/.doc format). I need to create multiple links inside doc1 and clicking those should navigate to the respective sections in doc2. Both will ...
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IE Open or Save dialog appears instead of Read/Edit SP dialog

This issue appears to only be affecting one user on a network. We have Sharepoint 2010, and the user in question is connecting to the office network on a laptop via ethernet. Her system is running ...
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Navigation settings not applied after save

My site is a publishing site, therefor I get the navigation setting on site settings. Update: I made an empty site, and then I activated the features for a publishing site. When I use the publishing ...
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SharePoint 2010 Custom Permission Setup for Excluding One User from Top Level Site

Been thinking through an interesting problem I have been presented with and I'm looking for any ideas how to approach it! Here is the scenario Single Site Collection with multiple sub sites NT ...
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How do I localize web part title?

I'm adding a bunch of web parts to a page using a module like this: <AllUsersWebPart WebPartZoneID="TopLeftRow" WebPartOrder="1"> <![CDATA[ <webParts> ...
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Recreate ootb Timer Job

Just accidentally deleted an out-of-the-box timer job in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the "Change Log" Timer Job, using PowerShell (SPJobDefinition.Delete()) in a farm with only one server. How can I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 renders Pages wrong on mobile Safari

I have a Problem with the rendering of Sharepoint 2010 Pages on iOS. This problem occurs on iOS5-7 in Safari/Chrome on my iPad and iPhone. I've tried this on different Sharepoint Pages, Standard and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Accidently deleted Tasks field Description. Can't get it back

I have been trying to find a way to restore the Tasks list Description column in the task list. The reason I need this column is so that it will sync with Outlook Tasks. The column can't just be named ...
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Remove Content Type Hub URL

I used a Powershell script to add the URL for the Content Type hub, as in the picture below. Now I wish to remove this URL. Not replace it, but remove it altogether using PowerShell. Is this ...
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How to implement openid providers with Sharepoint?

I need to implement Openid providers with Sharepoint . The implementation would be something similar to Sharepoint.Stackexchange site. The user clicks http://sgdf.com and user should be taken to a ...
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Switching Content Database caused data migration

I experienced something very strange with my development machine today, and want to ask all the SharePoint experts out there. In my development environment I had a content database, this one is quite ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - web analytics results limit

Is there a way of getting Central Administration web analytics to return more than 2000 results? This appears to be the default maximum. I need a list of all users and their associated page views ...
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How to access Information Management Policy 'separate retention setting for records' from the object model

Part of my solution manages Information Policies. I'm trying to find out if it is possible to access a particular setting from the object model. On the Edit Policy page, you can specify a different ...
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Using PrincipalContext to create groups from SharePoint gives access denied for domain admin user

I'm trying to create new AD security groups from the codebehind of a SharePoint application page. I'm using System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement to do this. This is how I'm creating a group: ...
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Files.Add fails for users with Contribute

I am using the object API to upload files. In paticular I am doing this.. SPFile file = list.RootFolder.Files.Add(filename, fileStream, author, author, DateTime.Now, DateTime.Now); The problem is ...
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Any way to block oversize image uploads?

I'm working on a list where anybody in our org will be able to submit content using a rich text area (i.e. column "Multiple lines of text, with images and hyperlinks"). My concern is, and I'm sure ...
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Excel spreadsheet imported as a list into SharePoint 2010, is creating extra HTML tags

I have several lists that I imported into a publishing site on SharePoint 2010. It appears that the import process created lists with problems. All the fields ended up with extra html tags (i.e. ...
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Active Directory group not displayed in membership tab in sharepoint 2010

I recently activated My Site in my portal. I wanted to display the users that belonged to a particular distribution list in active directory. I have created distribution list and also security group ...
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White space above the web part

I am a complete beginner with Sharepoint, and I have a white space on top of a web part. The picture is attached. Does anyone know how to get rid of this?! Thanks!
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window.open JavaScript local file in SharePoint 2010 WebPart

I have created a list of scanned in docs where users can view and print documents (documents can range from PDFs, TXT, DOCX, etc). These files are scanned in from a printer and stored locally in a ...
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Managed Metadata Service Connection properties bringin up a “(500) Internal Server Error”. Term Store not available

Using SharePoint 2010 we recently decided to start using the Metadata feature. Our term store wasn't working. I found that when we open the Metadata Connector Properties we get the following error: ...
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Batch update URLs inside documents (PDF, DOC, XLS) within SharePoint Document Library

Our IT department is in the process of moving over the 2010 farm to 2013. There will be some lag-behind sites that wish to retain the original URL because the impact is too great to fix right now ...
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SharePoint 2010 - setting peoplepicker-searchadforests, unable to remove property and get <Property Exist=“No”> after setting with no -url param

Interesting behavior that I was hoping someone could help with. Trying to adjust the "peoplepicker-searchadforests" property using the stsadm command in Powershell, I ran the below command: stsadm ...
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CQWP-Opening Excel Links through XLViewer

Just wanted to get some help with this CQWP issue. So I have a CQWP that pulls Excel and other files from multiple document libraries based on a filter. The document libraries are set to open files in ...
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Can You Remove A Page From Sharepoint 2010 Analytics?

We have a page that we'd like to avoid collecting the viewers of the page. Sort of in the vein of a page for whistleblowers, where it's difficult to see who viewed that page. I know Sharepoint ...
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SharePoint 2010: What are the Related Resources for Document Library items?

Could anyone please tell me what "Related Resources" means in context of Document Library? I have an existing Document Library (created by Publishing feature) with MS Word files and some other ...