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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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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 ...
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Opening PDFs in SharePoint 2010 - different behaviour in different sites experienced

I have read the posts regarding opening PDFs in SharePoint without the need to save it first and the 2 options available: 1) Powershell script 2) Change browser file handling. However, the issue I ...
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Lync 2013 Click to Call base64 icon not saved when publishing a page

We have a SP2010 farm and about to enable Click 2 Call for the business If we edit a publishing page and add a phone number the click 2 call icon appears after a second, however, when we publish the ...
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Can I get an email's attachment filenames as crawled properties from the SharePoint 2010 .MSG IFilter?

I would like to retrieve a .msg file's attachment names as a managed property so we can filter on it. Does SharePoint 2010's MSG IFilter expose this info? If not, does anyone know of a 3rd-party ...
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SharePoint 2010 content editor web part prevents adding new web parts to page

Good day, I have encountered a rather strange issue with SharePoint 2010 and Content Editor Web Parts. When you click the Edit Page button on the Site Action drop down menu, the page is checked out ...
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Reporting Services Webparts not Available in SharePoint Designer 2010

Firstly, I work as a DBA and have very limited understanding about how everything hangs together in SharePoint, so apologies if this is something pretty basic. We have just recently upgraded our WSS ...
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SP2010 Selected View dropdown limit

Is there a way to change the item limit on the selected view drop-down list provided when you edit a list view webpart?
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is it normal to create helpdesk webpart system using asp.net in sharepoint portal?

I need to create Help-desk System in SharePoint Portal. I can create it in asp.net, and then convert it to webpart. But this way restricts using of such things as workflow and other sharepoint tools. ...
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SP1 says “the expected version of the product was not found on the system.”

Just installed SharePoint on a brand new vm server so I can add it to the dev farm. Restarted the machine. I am trying to run sp1 from kb2460045 and getting the above error message. I have no tracking ...
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Create a page where the users can upload images as an entry

I am organizing a Logo design competition. What I want to do is to create a SharePoint page where the users can go and upload the logos that they have created (in image format e.g. jpeg, png, etc). ...
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RBS filestream is not being cleared when SPSite is moved to another DB in SharePoint 2010?

When we move the site collection from RBS enabled content DB to normal content DB in SharePoint 2010, RBS filestream is not being cleared. Even though, IIS have been reset, executed the RBS ...
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Names not adding to list

In sharepoint workspace I want to add names to my 'IM contact' field in one of my lists. When I click the address icon and search for a name, the name appears. It lets me add it, then when I click ok ...
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css is working within sharepoint designer, but not browser

I am creating a homepage currently with sharepoint designer 2010 and I am trying to sandbox the main page. Though when using my CSS sheet with the aspx file it works file in the designer application, ...
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010: upload multiple documents without Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

A client of us asked if it is possible for them to be able to upload multiple documents while they are on an iPad or Android tablet. It is possible to upload one document at a time, but because ...
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Non-http links in SharePoint: not allowed?

I've been searching through various types of sites that I can create using SharePoint 2010, and it seems that the only one I can't use (a simple list view in a web part) is the only one that will ...
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Can I get beyond SharePoint Throttling on External List without altering the threshold?

The SharePoint throttle for External Lists has been met in my most recent attempt to connect securely to an external SQL Database with approximately 5000 records. Of course, I get the correlation ...
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LINQ DataSource DataContext: Could not load type

I made a very simple webpart with a grid view and and a LINQ to SQL data context object to surface some employee information for a phone list. I was able to databind the grid view directly to LINQ ...