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Error with special characters in site column names referenced by a calculated column

I have a site column Construction - Complete Date which is used by my calculated column Construction - Is Complete?. Whenever a date is entered for the Construction - Complete Date then Construction ...
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Workflow failing to update list item

I have a workflow that takes the Account Id inserted from an InfoPath form and updates a People column field with it. It will usually work as expected right after I publish the workflow but sequential ...
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Programatically detect which list is used in the form

I'm creating a web part to be added on a form (DispForm, EditForm, NewForm) that will control the visibility of the form's fields. On the web part's tool part, I'm planning on displaying the list of ...
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Design from Scratch a Collect Feedback Workflow with Foundation 2010

We discovered that since we are running SharePoint Foundation 2010, the globally reusable templates are not available. Neither is the Collect Feedback "Action" available in Designer 2010. I am ...
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How to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions

Is it possible to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions from an unattached content database with the unique permissions still intact? Normally the steps to restore a Document ...
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Export SharePoint 2010 look to 2013 instance

We need to take our SharePoint Enterprise 2010 instance's look-and-feel to a new 2013 instance. We didn't customize the master page but instead used page layouts in publishing pages to create the look ...
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Moving individual team sites to Sharepoint 2013

We are looking to migrate our 2010 Environment to a 2013 and wanted to test the process for upgrading with a sample team site to start. Is there an easy way to migrate ONLY one of many team sites from ...
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I got this error using ado.net data services “An error occurred while processing this request.”

Any idea? protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { PortalCoporativoDataContext msdc = new PortalCoporativoDataContext(new ...
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Site creation can't continue because of a configuration issue with the parent site

I'm having problems to make my site creation work. I followed the guide at http://blog.sharedove.com/adisjugo/index.php/2012/07/25/visual-guide-setting-up-my-sites-in-sharepoint-2013/ , everything is ...
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How can I call a server side method when browser gets closed

I have created a SharePoint 2010 visual web part. I have create a method CheckPref in usercontrol.ascx.cs. How can i call this method when the browser window is closed? If i useScriptManager ...
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How to change the page layout or webpartzones on default page of a custom site definition?

Currently I've got a custom site definition (SharePoint 2010) that includes several features and also puts some webparts in the webpartzones on the default.aspx when a site based on this definition is ...
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How to Copy Documents from Library to Another Library

This is what the site owner wants to do: Users attach documents to the InfoPath form on List1, submit, and the docs saved to a uniquely named folder for that item. Then as described below, the ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see ...
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Creating a Recurrance with the Date and Time column in standard Sharepoint 2010 list

I have a standard SharePoint 2010 list, not a calendar list, and it has a date and time column in it. I want to add in an option to have that column have the recurrence option like the calendar list ...
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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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SPEmailEventReceiver - Date Sent

I'm developing an event receiver for a SharePoint 2010 that will fire when an email arrives in a document library. The event receiver extracts the header data from the email and populate it in the ...
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Get all sharepoint sites in a site collection to which user has access using Javascript client object model

I want to display all sites in a site collection using JSOM to which user has access to. In other words I only need to find collection of sites to which user has access in a site collection. I am able ...
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How to copy value of a SharePoint column to another column in same list

I have a form which contains a column "DGM" of type "people". There is another column "Approver" which I need to be auto populated with the same value as DGM contains. I tried using the formula =[DGM] ...
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SP Foundation 2010 - programmatically set custom master page in site template

I created a site template from a one page site that uses a custom master page for the front end, the default master for the back end. When a new site is created from the template, the front end page ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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“Check Out” button not appearing in Excel 2010

One of my coworkers has this problem for some of the files stored in a document library. If he clicks on the link, from the document library, the dialog has these two options: "Read-only" and "Edit" - ...
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content query web part with multi value lookup column

I am trying to work out how I can query a content type with a multi value lookup field using the content query web part. I know that natively this is not possible with ootb sharepoint 2010 however I ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Help ICON Search is broken

I have a strange issue, When i Click on the Help Icon( top Right of the page with "?" sign), a new window pop up. If i try to search something i get the strange error "Sorry, the page you're looking ...
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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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Workflow updating a multiple value lookup column

I have a couple of task lists for a project. One list is the list of main projects, the second is a list of tasks under each main project. The main projects has a lookup column that allows multiple ...
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Can you redirect a user once a workflow completes?

I've created a form that starts a workflow when a new item is created. The user is redirected to a "Please Wait" page while the workflow takes the data that was entered and creates a calendar event. ...
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Adding a new link in the Top Link Bar without creating subsite?

Background I'm overhauling an existing Sharepoint site. There are three "tabs" in the Top Link Bar. Tab 1 is "Home," Tab 2 is "Labor," and Tab 3 is "Training." However, when I go to Site Settings -> ...
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Double Eval- Repeating Value

I'm having some trouble with a double-eval concatenation. I am using the formula xdMath:Eval(xdMath:Eval(xdXDocument:GetDOM("REST Vacation")/ns1:feed/ns1:entry, 'concat(//d:EmployeeID, ";")'),".."), ...
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Sharepoint 2010 timer job running multiple times

I have a 2 timerjobs which both have SPJobLockType set to SPJobLockType.Job to ensure they only run on 1 server and they run once every hour. However they seem to be running twice with only 1 minutes ...
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Modifying List View in C# Doesn't Work?

I am trying to modify a view for a list in a Feature Event Receiver. The list is created in the same function; and the columns all added to it. When I look in the List Settings via the web interface, ...
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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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Schedule Workflow to run daily

The workflow I have sends an email to a user depending on the number of days left until a document expires (90, 60, 30, <10) in a custom list. Is there a way to schedule a workflow to run at a ...
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Uploading multiple files with metadata

We want to upload many files from our file server to SharePoint2010. We want to add the metadata within, or before the upload. Can somebody give me a good advice on how to handle that this? Is there ...
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Content Query Webpart - Display Website name

I have a Content Query Webpart in SharePoint 2010 where I get the items of two lists (from different websites) with setting the listsOverride property. Now I would like to display the name of the ...
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I have a requirement of Visual Studio Forms with Views

I have a list created in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010. Now my requirement is I want to create form with views like InfoPath, Is it possible and if yes, then How? I also have an approval ...
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401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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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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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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Disable mobile browsing for a single website in SharePoint 2010

How to disable mobile browsing for a single website in SharePoint 2010 not all of websites in SharePoint? As far as i know we can disable it as described here or here,but when applying those ...
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Problems adding WCF Data Services to SharePoint 2010

I would like to add a custom OData endpoint to SharePoint 2010. Because of its dependency on .NET 4.0, the Web API OData provider is currently not an option for SharePoint 2010 (based on .NET 3.5). ...
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Issue with deploying webpart in sharepoint 2010

We've created 2 webparts under a single visual studio solution as a farm environment. But after creating the WSP and trying to deploy it to our UAT, we are getting the following error This ...
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Getting a list of Document libraries for the currently login user

I want to get a list of all the document libraries in the site for the currently login user only? How can i do this? any code sample if possible?
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SharePoint 2010 list vew schema - View element

guys, I am trying to understand list schema view. For example AnnouncementsList contains in schema 3 views: <View BaseViewID="0" FreeForm="TRUE" Type="HTML" MobileView="TRUE" ...
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Displaying multiple level grouping dataview on a web part

Is there a way to display a dataview control with multiple level grouping on a custom web part, not using SPD. Right now, I'm using SPGridView control but It does not support multiple level grouping. ...
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“Show filter choices” link instead of actual values in a list column filter

I have created an standard list with a few simple text columns. Why can I not see the normal filter values of all columns? Instead it shows a new "Show Filter choices" link (pic 1) which when ...
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Modifying NewForm without SharePoint Designer

I want to customize the EditForm.aspx of a list but SharePoint Designer is disabled on this site collection. What is the best way to modify EditForm if I can't access it through SPD?
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Automated messaging or redirection

I'm working on creating a simple form list on my team's SharePoint site where team members can submit improvement ideas and/or feedback (kind of like a virtual suggestion box). So far, I've created ...
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Unable to publish 2010 workflow in SP Designer 2013

I am trying to create a 2010 workflow in SP Designer 2013. When I try to publish the workflow, I get the following error: (-1, -1) Could not write to output file ...
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DB Planning: SQL Alias or CNAME Record?

When planning connectivity with the Database Tier, it's wise not to hard-code any specific database info into the SP client connection. I've gotten many recommendations to use SQL Alias on the client ...