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How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
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Custom workflow activity shows up but can't be selected?

I have created a custom workflow activity and successfully deployed it. The issue I am running into is that when I try to select it when creating a workflow using SharePoint designer, nothing happens....
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Including Description with Page Layout

I'm deploying a couple of custom page layouts as part of a feature for SharePoint 2010, and am having issues including the description with the page layout. I'm looking to include descriptive text as ...
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
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How to set the Default value of a Date/Time column to next Friday?

I did some poking around in the documentation for Calculated field formulas, but I don't see anything that would help me do this. Does anyone know if it can be done? Can you point me in the right ...
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export / import spweb problem with DataConnectionLibrary feature

I'm attempting to export a subsite from staging to production using powershell and export-spweb and import-spweb. This worked just fine from staging to development. When we try to run this on ...
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Change a Web Application URL

We have registered our Web Application under the url http:\intranet. We no longer wish to use that URL at all and want to use http:\somethingelse. Is there anyway you can change the default URL in ...
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How do I change the date format for a site collection

I need to change the date format of the created and modified dates in every list in a site collection. I can't create a new column and I can't modify the xslt. Is there a setting in share point that I ...
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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 environment consisting of one Web Front End Server and one Database Server. When I view the event logs on the Web Server I see several errors with the Event ID 6482: ...
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Mysite signin repeats in IE

For some reason my claimsbased mysite hosts won't let me login - it authenticates my credentials, but instead of taking me to mysite, it just refreshes the login page? It only does this in IE - I get ...
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Search issue with People Picker when limited to select from one group only

Some of you might have noticed that when you limit a people picker to select users only from one group, the search in the browse-user-dialog (or whatever it's called) won't work anymore. This is ...
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Deactivate email-notifications for SPLists only temporally (and programmatically)

So here's my Problem: I have a list which is used to notificate user. (Announcements) So it's essential that the email notifications work for most of the time. The announcement (items) get saved in ...
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The property or field has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the request has not been executed

I am getting this error and from what I understand this is when you try and access columns from the list item. I have tried various things including the line below: clientContext.Load(items, eachItem ...
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Security Trimmed Control Show Only to Authenticated Users

I have a public facing website and on the homepage there are few contents that I want to show only to Authenticated Users.. Anonymous users should not be able to see it, what Permissions String should ...
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Set “Overwrite existing file?” unchecked by default when uploading document

Due to Business requirement is it possible to set "Overwrite existing file?" unchecked by default when uploading document. This change would let users prompt when overwriting document, at the moment ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to temporarily disable alerts being sent for a document library

I need to make changes to a lot of files in a document library. A lot of users have e-mail alerts enabled on this folder. How can I temporarily disable alerts being sent for this document library? I'...
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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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ListData.svc with complex filters, Internet Explorer, 400 Bad HTTP request,

I have a problem understanding how ListData.svc can be debugged using IE8 and IE9. I have a URL that looks like this: hostname:8181/_vti_bin/listdata.svc/ImageBanners?$filter=endswith(Path,'TopLeft'...
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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signout.aspx doesn't seem to be used

I have a requirement to remove a non-SharePoint cookie (if it exists) when someone clicks the "Sign out" link in the users menu. The cookie comes from a 3rd party system that we can use for ...
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sharepoint 2010 context menu event handler

i want to hide sharepoint 2010 list/library context menu based on users. i am using below javascript $(document).ready(function(){ $('.ms-MenuUIPopupBody').live('blur', function() { ...
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Multiple X-UA-Compatible meta tags in SharePoint masterpage one of it for webpart

I have the code <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=8"/> in my master page so certain things will work. However I have a twitter webpart which doesn't work in IE 8 so I need to ...
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“Run” or “Open” exe files from a sharepoint document library

So I've managed to get sharepoint to accept exe files in my doc library, by going into central admin and removing it from blocked file-types. I now need to make a link to an exe file on my sharepoint ...
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two column layout using XSLT of People Search Core Result WebPart

I have implemented "Employee Directory" on my portal using People Search Core Result Webpart. I want to create two column layout to display the results. How can I do that.
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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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Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr>

I'm migrating a SharePoint customization from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 (Win 2008), which creates the Site Collection programmatically. Problem is I'm unable to create the Site Collection ...
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SPUtility.SendEmail() with attachment (.ics files)

We send the email from SharePoint by using SPUtility.SendEmail() method. But, now I need to attach multiple .ics file (Outlook meeting requests) with this email. I have only one option, I have to ...
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Login takes SHAREPOINT\system Account

When I Open m Web sometimes it Takes "SHAREPOINT\system" Account insted of My Own Account.. Can anyone help me why it is doing like that?
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Error when deploying module with GhostableInLibrary files

Here is the module which I want to deploy on the server and the files which should be shown in the Style Library, when deploying them without type ghostale in library, all go good and well, no errors, ...
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Can't pass authentication to browse a sharepoint site

I am trying to browse a sharepoint site in IE8 from the server where it is deployed. When I am promped to enter my credentials i enter them but this doesn't work. The box keeps appearing and asks me ...
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Endless prompt for credentials on a web application with host header

I want to create a web application tied to a domain name within my server. Following are the steps I followed: Modified the server host file for www.xyz.com to resolve to localhost I am able to ping ...
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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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using ftp in a SP list

I am not yet familiar with Visual Studio SP development as I have just started developing on SP sites less than 2 months. I would like to use a SP list to initiate a transfer of HUGE files which ...
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calculated field - formula for ageing

Again a calculated field question, How can I create a calculated field to find out, what is the age of the entry. In the list I will have a created date field, from that I would like to create a ...
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Programmatically move a document in a library to another site collection

I need to create an ItemUpdated event reciever on a documnt library that will detect when particular metadata value is updated on a document and move the document to a library in another site ...
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How To: Send the Alert Emails to External Email Addresses?

In our SP2010 Intranet (Windows authentication) we are using "Alert Me" feature and it has been working great. However, Currently we have a new difficult situation where we want to send the Alert ...
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Why can't I crawl bog-standard HTML internet sites?

This comes up in the crawl logs: Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository ...
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How to get the current list/library name using JSOM?

How to get the current list/library name using JSOM? So far I found two snippets which return GUID of the current list/library, but not the name. // Using standard JSOM SP.ListOperation.Selection....
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Need to sync User Profile with aspnetdb

Can someone please guide me on How to sync user profiles from aspnetdb (FBA users)? We do not have AD, So we need to Create and Sync the User Profile of Sharepoint with aspnetdb. Just to add more ...
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how can to find out which cumulative update is installed

Guys ive inherited the admin of our company install of sharepoint. I need to know which CU we have installed. Can anyone tell me where i can find this information?
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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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SP version history is different from version history dispayed in Office application

Have you any idea why office application like Excel or Word shows different name in version history than SP version history? This is version history of some Excel file viewed through SP GUI: ... ...
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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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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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Access Denied from Migrated SP2010 -> 2013 Web App

I've migrated a web application's content database from SP2010 to SP2013. After the migration was complete, I am completely locked out of the web application. Navigating to the root site collection ...
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How to add a field to a contenttype with feature upgrade, for NEW and existing sites

So, I have been using feature upgrading for a while, it works pretty well for existing instances, but as far as I know feature upgrade does not happen automatically, you need to trigger the upgrade, ...
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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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How do I programatically change the default value of, or remove from default view, title column using javascript?

Using the JSOM in SharePoint 2010, if I am creating lists programmatically using something like: this.myField= oList.get_fields().addFieldAsXml('<Field DisplayName=\'Key\' Type=\'Text\' />', ...
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How to copy People and group from one site to another

I need to copy People and group from one sharepoint site to another. I dont want to backup the entire site. Any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks, Lav