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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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Crawling Hidden Fields with PowerShell Created Crawled Properties

I've been trying to add ows__vti_ItemHoldRecordStatus as a crawled property to allow a search of held documents. (It appears to correspond to the hold status of an SPListItem.) I can successfully add ...
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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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page create in Modal Dialog box and return parameter in sharepoint 2010

i need to create enterprise wiki page in Modal Dialog box ,when user enter name of the wiki page after click on save button.then it should return parameter.return parameter use for another process ...
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Start Workflow programmatically

We work with an Doc Library which receives the files via E-Mail. This works great, but now we want to change the filename via workflow. The problem in this situation is that the workflow doesn't start ...
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SharePoint user access not updating from AD Security Groups

I have a SharePoint site collection that has no direct user permissions set, we have a policy where users are added to a specific AD group to get access to different areas, your classic Role based ...
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I have changed the banner but only some users see the change (SharePoint 2010)

I have changed the banner on our intranet (SharePoint 2010) but only some users see the change. The rest of the users still see the old one. This is now 50-60 days ago. Any smart ideas?
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Appoach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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Add subcategories in Sharepoint blog categories

How to add subcategories to categories in SharePoint 2010 blog? And can we display it in drop down list on homepage so that the user can navigate from there?
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How to make a SharePoint 2010 picture button work in the Read Only view of a list item

I am creating a custom form in SharePoint 2010. I also have access to InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010. In the form I am building, I have control buttons which will activate or deactivate ...
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Reminder email Workflow Help

I'm looking to create a calender workflow in sharepoint 2010. I want the workflow to send an email to people regarding a calendar event. I would like the email to be sent 7 days before the event is ...
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Calculate date minus x days in Designer workflow

Why do I lose 4 hours when converting a date to a double and back again in a SharePoint designer workflow? More importantly, what's the proper way to do a date calculation in a workflow? Most ...
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Cannot fully edit column property in list setting

I want to edit the column property of "location" in my list, to make it required when submit the form. But when I click list setting, select "location" column,this is all I got: "location" column ...
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Sharepoint wysiwyg editor not working in IE

When opening our sharepoint (2010) site and trying to edit an element in Internet Explorer, it just shows the editor toolbar blank. The field itself contains text - as you can see from the second ...
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Cannot upload large (>50MB) files to document library

I'm trying to upload a large file to a document library, but it fails after just a few seconds. The upload single document fails silently, upload multiple just shows a failed message. I've turned up ...
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How to correctly remove one server from a farm?

We need to convert and old test farm to dev farm, and therefore we want everything on one server. I already started all services on the server that were started on the first. Then I shutdown the ...
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OrderBy in CAML query (using Camlex) cause an error

I'm developing a visual web-part for SharePoint 2010. I've to do a query with OrderBy clause. This is my code: if (ViewState["sortExp"] == null) { sortCol = "Column_x0020_A"; } else { ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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Not able to call javascript function

I am adding an onclick event from code behind file to a hyperlink control. I am trying to call a javascript function ViewInModal from this onclick event. I am picking up a value from a grid view and ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow: open editable form from parent site list and fill in some fields automatically

I have a SharePoint 2010 workflow question with 3 main parts to the question: How to open a new item from a different custom list in the edit mode so the user can complete and save Automatically ...
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Best practice for maintaining web.config files with multiple front-end servers

How are people handling the maintenance of the individual web.config files when dealing with multiple SharePoint front-end servers (FES)? Microsoft recommends that you should not update your IIS ...
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Error when clicking resolve button when adding a calendar overlay

We get the following error message Feature '75a0fea7-625d-4b31-be9e-24cee53d0d72' for list template '1009' is not installed in this farm. The operation could not be completed. Any ideas what ...
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GetFieldByDisplayName error in CAML query

I'm developing a web-part for SharePoint 2010. I've to sort a SPGridView so I use SortExpression. I execute a CAML query in this way and then I bind data to SPGridView: SPQuery query = ...
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Issue with CopyIntoItems (SPServices) - only copy certain fields?

I am using SPServices's implementation of CopyIntoItems the following way: $().SPServices({ operation: "GetItem", Url: itemurl, async: false, ...
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Check access to site for ADFS SiteMinder user in sharepoint 2010

My web is an archive of reports, arranged by categories (each its own site with its own database) and reports (libraries in each site). Logon is done via SiteMinder and ADFS, so the individual ...
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Can't debug SharePoint 2010 on a SP 2010 farm environment

I'm told I can't debug on a farm environment - one admin server, one web server, one SQL database, all separate boxes. But it seems like something you'd need to be able to do, so I'm looking for ...
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How to hide welcome drop down menu from the ribbon in sharepoint 2010?

I am currently working on the masterpage of my sharepoint site and I want to hide the welcome drop down menu that appears on the top right corner of my sharepoint site and all the tabs. In place of a ...
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How to create Enterprise Wiki page using ECMA Script in Sharepoint 2010

i need to create Enterprise wiki page with some dynamic text on page.this page should me create using ECMA script.
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How to set specific Subsite Templates in a Site Collection

Through Site Settings>Page layouts and site templates>Subsite Templates is possible to define a list of template that the user can use to create a Subsite. Instead of achieving this through user ...
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Can someone help me use SharePoint 2010 to do data processing?

TL;DR: I need to create a system in SharePoint in which a user uploads an Excel (or CSV) file to the site from a webpage. The site takes the uploaded document and uses it to populate a list. Then it ...
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Modal pop up not getting displayed properly

I have created the modal dialog box using the following javascript code : <script type="text/javascript"> function popThisUp() { var options = { url: ...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object.- Sharepoint Page

I got the following error when i go to the home page, site setting pages etc in my Sharepoint Site... Server Error in '/' Application. Object reference not set to an instance of an object. ...
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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. ...
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SharePoint SOAP services, WSDL lacks schema definition

Fetching the WSDL from my SharePoint 2010 server, it appears that in the WSDL definitions the schemas lack any substance on the type of the returns. Here would be an example: <s:element ...
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lookup another lookup

I've 3 lists. List B looks up List A and then I need to create a lookup in List C that lookups List B but also get values in List B that are lookups of List A. How is this achievable? Thanks
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Create a Cross Site Lookup in a declarative way

I can declare a lookup field with this line: <Field ID="{3EA24157-1C11-41CB-AA01-5EEEF93C2603}" Name="NewField" DisplayName="New Field" StaticName="NewField" ...
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Is there a SharePoint 2010 virtual machine?

Is there a downloadable, ready to use, virtual machine with sharepoint 2010 and all prerequisites already installed? I just googled it but apparently it does not exist. I just want a quick way to ...
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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 dynamically disable/enable pages depending on certain variable?

I need to disable a page(and it's link, which is in left side navigation menu) when certain variable in a table in home page is equal to 3. How do I do this? Is it do-able through workflow?
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XSLT template conditional statement on lookup fields - Optimization help

I have a block of xslt that examines if the current node and performs some calculations using different lookup fields if a certain field matches a certain text string. It works as expected and is ...
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Adding a link to an email address within SharePoint 2010

I'm a bit of a novice when it comes to SharePoint. My company has recently updated from 2003 to 2010 and i'm trying to re-build my SharePoint site within 2010. In the existing site, I've been able to ...
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Word Documents in Library Erroring and Unable to Overwrite

I have a document library and a number of times I have experienced an issue where, upon trying to open a document in Word for editing, it throws an error The file filename.docx cannot be opened ...
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Employee Directory

I have developed a Employee Directory and got this javascript for criteria search. But I want to fetch all employees first and then apply criteria. How to set the value of "Fixed Query" of People ...
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Per Location Views Not Working

I am trying to accomplish the following scenario. In my document library I want the top level view to use a view called "Folders" where it only shows two columns. Upon clicking a folder in the view I ...
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List Item won't save if title is entered

I have created a new list and am working on editing the newform.aspx page to customize the form. In the new list, I have renamed the title column to 'Details' because I will be using it as a link to ...
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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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Provisioning did not succeed: Publishing Template

I have a rather strange scenario. I upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 and assumed my permissions will pull through correct, note that I am on AD, which didn't quite work the way I ...
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How to generate reports from Form Library documents?

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2010 and have no formal coding experience, so bear with me. I just created and uploaded an InfoPath form to a Form Library in SharePoint 2010. The form works well. ...
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Export Infopath Form from Sharepoint List

I have a List that uses an Infopath form. Is it possible to extract the actual infopath xml document. The idea is I want to have a process where I extract the item as xml as dump it in a document ...