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Picture Library, Thumbnail and Web Images not being created

I'm running SharePoint 2010 14.0.6120.5006 (April 2012 CU Refresh) I've created a Picture Libary at https://sharepoint.domain.com/sites/MyCollection/Pics I've uploaded an image to the libary and ...
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Custom KeywordQuery ignores scope until I visit viewscopes.aspx

I have a setup with two farms. Farm A is the front-end farm where web applications are hosted and farm B is the service farm where the search service + others are hosted. I have set up a custom ...
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Why are my content ratings not displaying correctly?

I have a Sharepoint site with the "content ratings" feature enabled. This is how it displays on one of my pages with a list view: All's good so far, right? Except, I've actually rated each of these ...
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How to add C# code to SharePoint 2013 workflows?

I worked in workflows for SharePoint 2010. I am new for SharePoint 2013 Workflows. But I am wondered that there is no code action present in workflow actions. How do I proceed? Please guid or provide ...
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SharePoint 2010 Listview creates “Unable to display…” error after adding inline style

First let me say I have been all over the web looking for a fix and keep finding references to the XsltTransformTimeOut value. I have already had our admins set ours from 1 to actually 10 seconds and ...
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Getting 'Skipped for Optimization' job state with %complete less than 100 - PWA PS 2010

I am getting Job State = Skipped for Optimization for Job Type = Status Update with %Complete = 16%... Now this job type shouldn't be skipped for optimization as per the understanding that MS is ...
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Search server 2010 not indexing ascx/aspx files

I have set up an instance of Microsoft Search Server 2010, and am trying to get it to index ASCX, ASPX, Master and CSHTML files, but it's not currently working. The search application seems to find ...
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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SPListitem.SystemUpdate() and incremental crawl in FAST

Does FAST search incremental crawls ignore items that are updated via SPListItem.SystemUpdate()? I am observing conflicting behaviours in multiple environments, so I am not sure what the exact ...
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SharePoint 2010 solution not deploying correctly (features not available)

I have been working on a SharePoint 2010 solution on a server using Visual Studio. Unfortunately the server decided to die on me. Fortunately I have the solution backed up using source control and had ...
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Automate Assigning a Year Plus ID # to Each InfoPath Submission

Users submit an InfoPath 2010 form to SharePoint 2010 requesting to attend training. A three-step workflow eventually approves and certifies each request. I would like to have an auto-generated ...
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Is there a way to get current item Id in Edit form

I open a list item for editing and want to execute some JavaScript for this but I can't retrieve the item Id in the Edit form. I use following code: var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var ...
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Workflows Dissapearing SharePoint Designer 2010

I have been working on an workflow that automatically sends a HTML formatted email to a specific user group. However, sometimes when I open my site and look for the workflow in Sharepoint designer, ...
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How to add User as Farm Admin

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint web part (deployed on a SharePoint 2007 server) to a new SharePoint 2010 server. I am connected to it via Remote Desktop Connection. When I run (as admin) Windows ...
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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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Document Preview in sharepoint 2010

I have a custom webpart which shows all the documents belonging to the logged in User. I would like to show the preview of the document when user hover over on item in a webpart. How can i achieve ...
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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Visual WebPart using Visual Studio 2010 and use XSLT for customize look and feel

I just configured User Profile Synchronization Service on my portal and now need to implement "Employee Directory". I have created a VisualWebPart Solution in Visual Studio 2010 and Programatically ...
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Return Display Name of profile property when using userprofileservice.asmx

In Central Admin, the profile property for Responsibility is configured this way: When I call upon GetUserProfileByName using the User Profile Service, I get this back in the responseXML: As you ...
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different version error when restoring a SharePoint site collection

So I created a new single farm SharePoint server for testing purposed (we currently had a live production farm but no testing server). I am trying to restore the back ups of the live server to the ...
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How to disable event receiver in feature deactivated?

I am new SharePoint programming. I have created event receiver on item adding for the document library that allows only .doc files to be uploaded, otherwise it gives error. My code for event ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar and Outlook 2007

I have a site collection that uses their SharePoint with outlook. They are starting to experience issues when it comes to the two of them syncing. Test cases: Add Event to Outlook. Event syncs to ...
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Redirect one URL to Another without creating a site

Lets say for example I have a URL that users are being directed to that has no actual content that exists there but I know what the URL would be. I would like for this URL to be sent automatically to ...
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Specify Lookup list for the 'Title' Column of a Gantt chart view

I was hoping to use a lookup list as the title column for a Gantt chart view. The problem is when I go to the Gantt columns in the settings for the view it doesn't display any of the lookup list ...
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Open link to a local folder

In our SharePoint 2010 intranet I'm trying to put a link to a local resource into a list of links. The links are displayed on page, but clicking on them does not open the file or folder. Putting the ...
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Setting ContentEditorWebPart ContentLink property to absolute path

To avoid adding some static HTML to my custom masterpage, and allow the end-user to easily change it by just changing an HTML file instead of the masterpage, I'm trying to embed a static ...
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Datasheet View hyper-link and column editing errors

I encountered an issue when using SharePoint 2010 having upgraded from office 2007 to 2013 (resolved here). Having installed the patch I've discovered that the datasheet view no longer allows me to do ...
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SharePoint remote blob storage confusion

We are considering using RBS with SharePoint 2010. I have researched it but I am still confused about one scenario. We want to store our BLOB's (mainly videos as files) on a NAS. I have read it is ...
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Workflows Always Remain In Progress

I have a custom workflow that was created in VS. This workflow runs like it should about 50% of the time. I am researching/debugging to make it run right 100% of the time and I noticed in Site ...
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SharePoint 2010 Calendars

Recently I moved our room booking system to a simple online process - each room has it's own site containing only a web-part calendar. Is there any way at all, to make sure that nobody can book any ...
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enable ajax on listview web part added in feature upgrade

is there an option how to enable ajax functionality in listview web part type added by code? Iam facing problem where we added 2 list view web parts on the page and they behave really strange. I read ...
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How to upgrade page layout from SP2010 to SP2013?

I am migrating some sites from SP2010 farm to SP2013. One of site collection contain a site content type page. When user create a new page in specific page library, it will generate a new page based ...
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how to modify chart web part by using the data of document library columns in SharePoint 2010

I know that it's possible to connect data from list to chart web part , but is there some way to create chart web part on document library columns ? without of course export it to excel ... ...
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Views used in web part show differently than view in list

I have a list created that shows items grouped by a main level and sub levels below it. It is a basic list view created using OOB SharePoint functionality, and looks like this when viewing it on the ...
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Error adding server to SharePoint farm

When I try to add another server to my existing SharePoint 2010 farm through the configuration wizard, the wizard gets to task 3 of 9 then comes back with the message: Configuration Failed. The error ...
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Site renders differently for other user

One of my projects at work this summer has been to redesign a SharePoint 2010 website which will launch within the next few months. Everything looks great on my end, but for another user, the website ...
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Web service timeout issues

I've seen some posts on timeout errors but nothing I think that will help me. I have a custom web service running on a sharepoint server. It creates site collections and is being called through a ...
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SharePoint network directory (folder) but has intermittent errors

I have a program that saves to a SharePoint network directory (folder) but has intermittent errors E.g.: \sandbox2010\sites\mySite\myDirectory However, with no code change whatsoever, this will ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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How to filter a list by current user account ID?

I'm working with sharepoint 2010. I have a list view webpart with a field which is a list of user account ID. the type of the field is single line of text. What I want to do is to filter my list by ...
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SharePoint 2010 Visual Upgrade Required Pre-SharePoint 2013 Upgrade?

When upgrading to SharePoint 2013, should the SharePoint 2010 content database have all site collections using the 2010 Visual Upgrade? We currently have a few sites that are still running on the 2007 ...
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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Why can you hide the loading indicator image on SPLongOperation

A few months ago I started developing for SharePoint and since the very first day I have a - very important - open question. If you use a long running operation a loading indicator image is rendered ...
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How do I remove duplicates from a drop-down list?

I have a field in a list with the type drop down. It is supposed to show available countries which works. However, there are a lot of annoying duplicates of the same country. How do I remove them?
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Workflow status remains 'In Progress'

I have a simple workflow that looks for a date in a list (Target date) and sets the 'Acknowledged Target Date' to 5 days after the 'Received date'. It then creates a task for the Complaints ...
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Workflow “Wait for field change” not waiting when a field is empty

I have a problem with my workflow where the "Wait for field change" isn't waiting when a field is empty. It goes on to create a task even though the field hasn't got a date set. The problem with this ...
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Are SharePoint sitepages related to performance problems?

SharePoint stores customized site pages in the content database. So, suppose there are 1000's of pages which are created and modified by users (say by adding webpart), some are created and modified ...
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2010 - List Permissions, Allow Add but restrict View

I made a Contact Us List on my Sharepoint because there is no Webpart for 2010. People can Click a link in my mainpage, and they directly get to the add form of the list. Now I want to restict the ...
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Search not returning every element containing the string

I have a list with a attached search. In the list there are elements with "Zollamt" in the title and elements with "Zollverwaltung" in the title. When I search for "Zoll" it only returns the ...