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Can't Add Users and Groups Using the AD Browse Button

I am a farm administrator for our SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, and I have been experiencing a permissions problem for the past few months (it has not always been like this) that inhibits me from ...
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Removing user from people picker/UIL

Background Information: Company is the process of moving to a new domain called domain A, from domain B. at one point there was going to be a domain, called domain C that had a few users setup and ...
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Search query to find all tasks assigned to current user

I have a custom web part which runs a KeywordQuery to find all tasks across all site collections assigned to the current user. The query itself looks like this: "ContentClass:'STS_ListItem_Tasks' ...
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Search Application Topology is keep loading in SharePoint 2010

I have Windows server 2008, SP2010 as one farm. I successfully configured the search service but the search topology is keep loading and annoying with the same error:- Please read below for more ...
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Sharepoint Document ID in PDF Document Properties

I am trying to automatically add the SharePoint Document ID and version value to the Document Properties Custom tab. I am currently manually entering it and would like it added automatically when i ...
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Is it possible to customize the security questions for a password reset?

I'd like to change the security questions for users who need to reset their passwords. Is this possible? I'm using SharePoint 2010.
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Search Results XSLT add filename property and render document link

I'm attempting to configure the custom XSL for core results search web-part in 2010. The goal here is: Include File name property as a search target Display Link directly to the file I've ...
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“Field type ContentTypeIdFieldType is not installed properly” while opeing v4.master page in designer?

I have upgraded SharePoint 2007 Enterprise to SharePoint 2010 Foundation. After update, I went designer and trying to open V4.master page. it is throwing below error. I tried all other pages too and ...
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Site Deletion Automation SharePoint 2010

I want to delete a batch of sites saved in a text file or excel file, URLS requests are saved in the file and i need an automation for site deletion, like a workflow that execute locking down then ...
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Data Refresh Account - Login Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

I am trying to configure my Unattended Data Refresh Account and continue to get the following error with the account I am using: The data refresh for 'sqltestrefresh.xlsx' on Report Center - QA ...
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SP:2010 Hide column based on value display column

SP2010 Have an edit form, with a multiple choice column titled [Required] that is set as display. I'm trying to use jquery to hide certain columns based on the value of Required. Example. If ...
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Sharepoint 2010 List backup

I want to backup a list in sharepoint 2010 and restore in a different site. Am performing backup with "Granular Backup" option in Central Administration site and restoring using Import-SPWeb ...
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How To Add Approvers Workflow Comments In an Email?

I have a three-step Designer 2010 approval workflow. If any one of the approvers rejects the approval request I would like to add their comments in a separate email. I can’t figure out what lookup ...
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How to create crawl rules to exclude root folder content but crawl subfolders

I've been trying to crawl an external site using SharePoint 2010 in which I'm only interested in crawling results for the content stored in various subfolders underneath a root path. The root path is ...
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Zero length (0 kb) minor version check in

We have an very rare issue where a user performs a minor check in for a document from Microsoft Word, and the commit is made, but with a 0KB file size. There's the v0.33 commit which was empty and ...
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Central Admin Site blank after I restore my database

We are upgrading from 3.o to SharePoint 2010. We have restored content database. We are able to connect to our sharepoint sites however when we connect to SharePoint Central Administration there are ...
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Move ProjectServer 2007 Workspace to SharePoint Foundation 2010

I have a MOSS 2007 Farm running ProjectServer 2007. In parallel I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation Farm. Now I am planning to shutdown the old MOSS 2007. Is there a way to export/move the ...
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Create a new summary task is not even an option?

Using Sharepoint 2010 and I have read that I should be able to create summary tasks just like I would in Project. But when I follow the instructions to create one, the option isnt even there. Not ...
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required field is not showing up as required in Sharepoint 2010

I have changed a field on the List item to required field of project site when I go and add new item that filed doesn't show up as required field. See Below Can you advise why?
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Adding multiple users to Assigned To Column

How do I add multiple users to the 'Assigned To' column. I changed the List Settings for this column to 'Allow Multiple Selections' still it shows an error 'You are only allowed to enter one item' ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to calculate the user base by then eCals?

How does Microsoft calculate the eCal for SharePoint 2010? On what basis? Lets say, couple of users left the organization or few of them are added in a quarter.
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Blank fields in repeating table makes form un-editable

We have an info path 2010 webform on SharePoint 2010 with a few repeating tables using cascading drop down fields to gather info. The problem is when a user does not complete all the fields in the ...
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Unable to see the field created while uploading a document

I am uploading a document to Document library. Along with this I am creating a field called FieldID by combining 2 values. However I am unable to see this field in the document library and hence ...
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How to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow with an email link that will be removing items in the list

Is it possible to deliver a link through the Work Flow email, which will delete item in library when clicked. I have seen a system that does something like this using application pages, I am on the ...
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Starting custom workflow from custom form page

I have a library which has an InfoPath form as its content type with a custom workflow built into it (example of workflow in my other question ages ago: Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?) ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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Ribbon not visible in edit form even if user has contribute permissions on the list

I have a SharePoint 2010 sub site where a user has only read permission on this site. I have an Announcement list on which I stopped inheritance and gave Contribute permission to the same user. The ...
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SP2010 workflow update a form from a task

I'm trying to create a workflow that starts when a drop down on a form is set to 'submitted'. This then creates a task in the task list. When the task is completed I want to then update another field ...
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Infopath 2010 terminate Workflow for current document

Is it possible to create a button in an Infopath 2010 Document, so when the Documents Workflow is started the User is able to click on the Button to terminate the Workflow? I actually have no idea on ...
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Change Custom List ID

I am looking to query a custom list that exists in many sub sites. Using either the CQWP or a DVWP I'm running into the list limit. As the ID is 100, there a lots of custom lists (not just limited to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 movable webpart

Does anyone knows if there is a webpart which is movable? I mean if the user have dual monitor, and in SharePoint pages I am displaying a pdf in a content-editor webpart, I want to give a option for ...
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I can not open my blog

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I created a new blog. I already have several posts added. I was able to open each of the post but now when I try to open a specific post, I am directed to the Comments ...
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WebDAV versioning problems during upload

We experienced an issue where users were uploading files using Windows Explorer (WebDAV).  While uploading large files, it would continuously create new versions.  A 10 MB file ended up with 268 ...
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threshold plan ahead approaches

I would like to ask which are the approaches being used to plan list implementation taking scalability into account. I know that we can create indexes, subfolders, multiple views and so on, but that ...
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How to limit item shown in a chart webpart?

I have a chart webpart connected to a list. I want that Chart webpart only use the 5 first items of my list. Is it possible to settle such a rule? Thanks.
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow, return field as Lookup Values, Comma Delimited getting both lookup id and lookup value

I'm working on a simple workflow in SPD 2010 which is going to send an email to multiple recipients based on lookup values and even though I set the "Return Field As: Lookup Values, Comma Delimited" ...
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How to show sorting arrow in SPGridView

I have an SPGridView control in a visual web part. I am trying to implement sorting functionality, but the grid control is not displaying the sorting arrow next to each column header. How can the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Set New Documents Button

I am implementing a Document Set based case management solution - positioning the case file as a Document Set Content Type then having Document Content Types for documents required within the case ...
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SPLongOperation window on the end redirects in itself

I have a small issue with SPLongOperation, basically what i'm doing i have something to happen in "OnPreLoad" method ... In this method i start a long processing operation and i call SPLongOperation, ...
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Get usage statistics in Sandbox

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 in sandbox solution. I have a site with lot of subsites and lists. I need to have statistics of consultation: like how many times this site is visited, how many times ...
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Create chart using data from view

I am able to create chart by connecting chart webpart to list data. But for some data points I want count of data items appearing in list. For this purpose I created a view and used the "Group By" and ...
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SPD workflow - Stop workflow if item is deleted

Environment SharePoint 2010 standard I have create a SharePoint designer workflow attached to a content type. The content type is then attached to a SharePoint list. In the workflow I have set ...
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People.asmx SearchPrincipals returns multiple values

I am using SearchPrincipals function from webservice People.asmx to know the UserInfoId and display name corresponding to any user by providing domain\login names. In SharePoint 2007 I am getting ...
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Automatically assign a number of tasks to a specific/user/group

How do you make a workflow, where in if the user belong to a specific group, a number of tasks will be assigned automatically to the user. Thanks!
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Set link target depending on zone

Background: We have a SharePoint 2010 with two web applications. One contains our portal site collection and the other contains the My Sites. The web application containing our portal site runs on ...
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Access Denied error creating Personal View in Document Library

I am getting access denied errors when trying to create a personal view in a SharePoint 2010 library. I have no problems creating public views. I have full control access to the site and library. ...
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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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Navigate to the portal home page after any user action(Complete task/Cancel) in the approval workflow.

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and have been struggling with the following problem. In the approval workflow where I'm using collect data from a user, I'm not able to figure out how to have the user ...
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Coercion Failed issue

I have this issue, it´s a simple workflow: users have to input two dates and the workflow should wait until one of those dates and send an email when that date is "today". It just doesn´t work at all, ...
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Finding out what locked a site collection

We've had an instance twice now in which a client sharepoint site collection is going into read-only mode. We have no quotas set, the health of the farm is in overall good condition, and we haven't ...