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How to edit/replace an existing page when the ribbon is not visible?

I was just going to follow this tutorial http://www.glynblogs.com/2011/01/create-a-content-type-search-refinement-panel-in-sharepoint-2010.html They say this: Edit the search results page, and modify ...
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Accounts Needed for Installing SharePoint

I am installing SharePoint on my local machine. What accounts are needed to install SharePoint? It seems ubiquitous that you need the following accounts. SP_Admin (Account you install SP with) ...
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Get document id after uploading it to SharePoint using the same web service

Does any one knows how to get the document id after uploading it to sharepoint using a single web service? So by using one call i can upload the document and get it's id. I looked at Copy.asmx web ...
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SharePoint search not indexing contents of document libraries

I have a strange problem where the MS Word documents my documemt libraries are not being indexed. When i look at the crawl log i can see that the crawl is indexing the libraries themselves but not any ...
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How is Infopath 2010 “Sharepoint List Form” different from “Web Browser Form” and other form types?

If to create a new Sharepoint list, browse to it and click on ribbon a violet button with Infopath logo "Customize Form", one can edit fRom Infopath Designer a fOrm used for updating/editing and ...
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SP2010 Set Site Search Settings through code

I would like to use code behind to set the search settings of my site: The Site Collection Search Center Url Site Collection Search Dropdown Mode: Show Scopes Dropdown Any ideas on how to ...
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How to split a Content Database within site

I have a very large content database & need to split it. Is it possible to split a content database within a site collection? or I need to create a new site collection?
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SharePoint 2010 branding - I see it (as site admin) but rest users don't

Our web developer helped me customize our SharePoint 2010 web application (few images and colors). Very basic. He made changes to the master page and I selected that master page and applied it to ...
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Remove [Revert to template] message from page

I created a page in SharePoint 2010 and then made some edits to the page. Then I went into the page Version History and restored a previous version of the page. Now I have this message that does not ...
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ListInstance with predefined data, prevent adding records to list with same name on deployment

I have a feature which on activation has to create a list called Scanners. Only one column from the list (Title) is actually used in my app. The list needs to be pre-populated with some values. To ...
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Automatically turning on a feature on a new site collection

Is it possible to turn on a custom feature atomically when you create a new site collection? I have a branding feature that I want to be turned on by default for each site collection made.
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Is there a way to create a new Column type?

Is it possible to create a new Column Type in SharePoint? I did a little looking around but didn't find anything... Below is an image that I hope clarifies what I am talking about:
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An SPRequest object was not disposed - determine where this object was allocated

I have the SPRequest object was not disposed error. 12/10/2013 14:21:03.03 w3wp.exe (0x260C) 0x1700 SharePoint Foundation Performance nask ...
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Can you add comments to an append-only field in a list in Sharepoint 2010 using C#? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you programmatically add comments to an append-only comment field in a custom item list using C#? Posted on stack exchange first, then I found this Sharepoint ...
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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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Activate a feature in feature installed

I have a feature for deploying masterpages that I am trying to activate upon install(deploy). The following snippets of code are in the EventReceiver.cs. I am getting a null when attempting to ...
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Why isn't SharePoint Designer 2010 showing anything under “List and Libraries”?

SharePoint Designer 2010 is not showing anything under "List and Libraries" on one of my site collections even though I see all list and libraries in another SharePoint 2010 site. The "Data Sources" ...
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What is the point of the Error Message Correlation ID in Sharepoint 2010

This might sound noob but it's pretty annoying. Instead of receiving a nice error message, sharepoint 2010 throws you a page saying that there is an error and it gives you a correlation id. WTF is a ...
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External Content Type SQL Authentication

Having an issue with the way that SharePoint External Content Types are authenticating to a SQL server table. Currently we have to enable NT Authority\Anonymous Login in the SQL database to allow the ...
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SPServices retrieving Rich Text Values

I am currently using SharePoint 2010 and SPServices.js. I am able to retrieve and update the value via SPServices when using regular HTML and ASP.NET server control values using SPServices.js and ...
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Custom SharePoint 2010 WebService inside /_vti_bin and web.config

I just developed a custom WebService mainly for the purpose of integration with 3rd party application based on Oracle Database. My project looks like this. This service has some procedures which ...
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Can I Access the SPAuditQuery from the JavaScript Class Library?

Or there's a SP2010 Built-in service to access Audit data? [UPDATE] Quick awnser, No, there's no way to access the SPAuditQuery from the SP JavaScript Class Library. At the end I end up using a WCF ...
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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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Sharepoint Incremental Crawl and BCS

I have a BCS connector (partial BDC Model posted below) and I'm noticing some issues with Sharepoint crawls. My full crawl seems to work perfectly, but incremental is pulling back the same number of ...
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DropDownList to display External Content Type?

I am creating a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 Server. I would like to use a DropDownList that shows data from an external content type (that is tied to a SQL Database ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Permission level Full Control and explicit deny

I am facing a very frustating permission level issue with Sharepoint 2010. First, everything worked as expected up to few days ago. I have a user on my sharepoint 2010 env (publishing portal) named ...
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I am trying to rename a site using Set-SPSite command

I have created several host-named site collections and now I have to rename a couple. I used the command New-SPSite to create 'http://test1.domain.com' and was able to get everything going fine, but ...
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What is the price of Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition, with the 5 user cals [closed]

What is the price (in US Dollars) of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition, with the 5 user cals? I can't seem to find this pricing anywhere. Whenever I ask one of the "local" resellers, the response is ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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SharePoint 2010 performance with SQL Server RBS

The SharePoint 2010 capactity planning document states that a database for a single sitecollection should not exceed 200 GB. However, if I use SQL Server RBS I can keep the physical database size ...
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Programmatically trigger “New document” action in a document library

I've been asked to check if it is possible to trigger the creation of a new document linked to a content type. Like, to make it simple, you have a webpart, a button, you click it, and it opens the ...
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@import, not working in css of sharepoint 2010

seen like this is the easy way, but I am facing some issue, I separated style sheet according to the section like layout.css typo.css element.css and sooo on and then from the masterpage ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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Re-Ghost an UnGhosted Customized PageLayout?

I have a development environment, a test environment and a production environment. I develop packages in the development environment and update the solution in the test environment. As it turns out my ...
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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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Adding Document to a record library programmatically

I have a requirement, where I need to upload a document like invoice report to a record library programatic. I have used the same code as uploading document to a normal document library. Now the ...
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Edit All SharePoint Forms View

Is that possible to edit all SharePoint Forms (View, Edit, New) to get something like this: Label and Input as a row If it is possible, how can i do that ? Do i need to change the ...
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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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Exception “The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields.” at changing TaxonomyField value

This problem appears only on one particular Document Library. I use TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue(myItem, myTaxonomyFieldValue); and it works fine everywhere except this lib. Can anyone suggest a ...
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How to get the url name of a subsite from a webpart?

Salvete! I have a web-part (sp 2010) with a web-page viewer that loads a custom aspx page. I need to get the url of the current subsite from the aspx page. In other words, if the path in my browser ...
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Tricky error in dialogbox styling

This question is related to this: Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY I did what suggested there and it works fine, but with a small problem shown on the screenshot below. My Ribbon html ...
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Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY

In the screenshoot below I pasted the Dialog of the NEW ITEM on top of our website. The ribbon bar selected in red, we want to change it, but it should be different to the ribbon bar in the normal ...
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Powershell script for adding imported user profiles to SP group?

I've managed to import user profiles from our AD. Now I want to add all the imported user profiles into a specific SharePoint group, let's say Visitors, and doing this by using the People Picker takes ...
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Why do my breadcrumbs not show the proper level on pages with embeddeded links?

I have a Sharepoint site that currently inherits everything from the v4.master page. This site in an internal wiki page for company documentation. Each page within the wiki can have 1 or more pages ...
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PowerPivot MultiRefresh Per day

Is there any way to configure the schedule refresh of the PowerPivot file to refresh the file many times per day. even with writing custom code. Thanks in advance for you support
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Possible to save a list template and maintain lookup relationships?

My issue is that I have two lists that I would like to move with their data. While I am able to save both as templates and then upload to the new site, none of the lookup columns in my parent table ...
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How to get list by url using client object model?

Is it possible to get list by url using ECMA script client model? For example something like this: context.get_web().get_lists().getByUrl("Lists/MyList");
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How can I filter a calendar (ListViewWebPart) web part?

I've entered a lookup field to a calendar list that corresponds with the values in a list of links. I would like to show only calendar entries on the web part that correspond with the selected link. ...
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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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Do connectable webparts need to be in the same project?

I've found two tutorials that I'm looking at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms469765.aspx http://mstecharchitect.blogspot.com/2010/04/creating-connectable-web-parts-using.html But both ...