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Managed Account - cannot delete due to object state

I am getting an object state error on one of my managed accounts in SharePoint 2010. I'd like to just delete that account and start fresh with a new one. In Powershell, I run: ...
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Different ways to automatically apply branding when a site is created

I'm wondering if there is another way to automatically apply custom branding when a site is created? besides the following: Feature stapling Event receiver (Web provisioned) On SP 2010... Another ...
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Webparts removed when copying ASPX page - SharePoint Designer Troubles

When copying a SharePoint aligned aspx webpart page from one location to another, the webpart(s) are removed completely from their zones in the copied (destination) page. For example: ...
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Why can't I see the slide library in SharePoint 2010?

I've a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment that I'm trying to create a slide library on. Unfortunately I can't see the template option to create one. As per this link ...
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SharePoint 2010 error when applying a target audience

I am experiencing a problem when trying to apply a target audience to a navigation link. It looks like it is being applied and when I go back to double check it I can see the target. When I refresh ...
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Setting up a 2nd web application on another port

I have a Web application on SharePoint 2010 setup on Port 80. I would like to set up another Web Application for My Sites on Port 81. I have followed all of the steps to do this and can successfully ...
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Open with Explorer issue

I have a customer that is having troubles with their SharePoint "Open with Explorer" feature within document libraries. The error we're seeing is "Your client does not support opening this list with ...
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SharePoint Foundation [Unable to process the request in Excel Web App]

I am encountering below error msg whenever I try to open excel file (.xls, .xlsx) in SharePoint Foundation 2010 portal. Other Office files such as word, ppt opens correctly without any error but ...
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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running SQL queries results in an unsupported state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that when an item is ...
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What is the File Size limit in Upload Multiple Documents functionality?

I have a problem finding information regarding what the file size limit is when uploading files through the "Upload Multiple Documents" functionality in a library. Does any one know the size limit? (I ...
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Changing the thread culture using HttpModule - not working for list forms

I have a requirement to implement globalization for the out of the box list forms i.e. displaying datetime, currency etc. based on culture of the region. I have referred the below articles on how ...
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Add custom action to the ribbon as submenu of a button

I have a question regarding how to add a custom action to the ribbon as a part of a sub action of existing button. I think the screenshot will make it clear: So i would like to add a custom action ...
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How to override Ribbon Save Button functionality for a specific page layout?

Is there a way to override Ribbon Save Button functionality in publishing page of specific page layout? My intention is not to override it for all publishing pages but to limit it to specific page ...
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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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User Profile Synchronization Service not configured

I am in the process of taking over the administration of our SharePoint 2010 infrastructure. Following a support call from one user, we noticed that the names showing up on the sites are looking like ...
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Poor performance in EnsureListItemsData method. What happens here?

We have two 'identical' SharePoint farms; one production and one test. Both consist of 4 VMs with identical specifications. An application server, 2 WFEs and a SQL server. Both environments run a ...
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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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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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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 REST API to get entry permissions

Using the SharePoint 2013 REST API, I am able to get file\folder permissions using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl or GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl and then expanding RoleAssignments to get all the ...
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Is it possible to dynamically hide specific custom retention actions in the dropdown menu?

I'm dynamically creating custom retention actions for information management policies. My problem is that in the retention action dropdown menu, I would like to show only some custom retention actions ...
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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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Dashboard Designer KPI Trend over time (compared to previous quarter) - using excel services

I can't seem to get a trend to work correctly in my KPI. I want to compare it to the previous quarter, but all I keep getting is the sum of the quarter, rather than the previous value. I basically ...
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Remove Check Out Information Panel from Office Files

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site, where end users have Restricted Read access - and I've made sure the Permission level does Not have the option to 'Use Client Integration Features'. However, when we ...
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Using jQuery SPServices to start a SPD reusable workflow

I am trying to initiate a SPD workflow that has been defined at the web's content type level. The workflow is associated to the content type and I can start it from the SP UI without issue. The item I ...
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Does adding custom code to native SharePoint aspx files automatically result in an unsupported state?

I want to add some custom code to one of the native SharePoint's aspx files in the hive (14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS). Specifically, I wish to implement a Page_LoadComplete event that does some additional ...
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Can't read from Source file or disk when moving document in Explorer View

We have come across an issue in our SharePoint implementation whereby moving documents (Cut and Paste) between two different sites using Explorer View causes the following error: Can't read from ...
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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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People search issue

I can find the people with no issues, however, the links to those individuals are broken. When i click the user name and the 'browse in org chart" link it returns a 404 error. It takes me to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 public facing site - do i need the ribbon?

I am implementing a custom design using the Zurb Foundation library. If I don't include the ribbon on the front end will the content author be able to edit content pages using SP Designer?
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Listdata.svc Error - Filter Option Not Working?

I am working in SP2010 and have a simple InfoPath form that calls the listdata.svc to populate a drop down. I am trying to work out the URL that will return me all of the State data from a list of 27K ...
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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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incremental-update to feature in sharepoint by powershell

New to PowerShell and SharePoint, i have a sharepoint 2013 project on visual studio 2013 that contains a SharePoint List definition and instance. After adding and installing the solution and ...
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Export Translations error

I'm having a problem using the option "Export Translations" in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. Export Translations is done at url https://portal.company.com/site/_layouts/exporttranslations.aspx ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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Import Spreadsheet fails with Method 'Post' of object 'IOWSPostData' failed

We use SharePoint 2010 (SP2) and office 2010 If i Create List from an Excel sheet (Import Spreadsheet) and i do this on a Sub-Site all goes well...however if i do it on a Top Site then it failes ...
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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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How we can delete SharePoint Sites/subsites automatically?

I am searching for an option to set expiration policy on site and sub site level on SharePoint 2010. All i need is to delete unused site/sub site automatically based on expiration criteria.
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Restricting Enterprise Keyword Suggestions to a Term Set

Does anyone know of a way to lock down a list's built in Enterprise Keyword field to a specific Term Set? I've found on similar solution, but that solution only created a new Site Column that allowed ...
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Build a visual web part that shows a document library

Ok so I need to build a visual web part (Has to be Server side and done in visual studio c#) that shows a document library. On selection of the document library, the web part must output the entire ...
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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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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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Display connection information within a ITransformableFilterValues web part

I created a filter web part by extending the ITransformableFilterValues interface, similar to this page: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms499375(v=office.12).aspx. I want to mimic the ...
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SP 2010 Column lookup w/ prepopulating other columns within a form

Hoping you can help me out as I can't seem to find the exact answer on any site. I am currently using SharePoint 2010/Infopath 2010. ISSUE: Not being able to do a column lookup (without a dropdown) ...
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It is possible to add two Refinement Web Part in a search page in SharePoint 2010?

When I add two (or more) Refinement Web Part in a search page they always shows the same results also if I set different configurations on each one.. How I can configure them in order to show ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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sharepoint development environment

Does Microsoft provide free online development environment for SharePoint 2010? If yes . Please can you share the link and how to access it Even if access is limited to one month or so...
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Update AD password for username in SharePoint 2010

we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for foll. requirement: There is a webpart with 3 textbox's for username, original password and new password. We need to allow user to be able to ...
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“Add Document” link is disappear when Permission to only SPFolder

I have given SPUser user1 permission to only SPFolder I dont want to give read access to specific site or document library. suppose there is one web http://contoso.com/sales and i want to give ...