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Column Validation for Choice column

I made a new required Choice column with these choices: "", "Yes", and "No". Is it possible to use the built-in Sharepoint 2010 Column Validation to validate that the user chose either "Yes" or "No"? ...
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“Version conflict.” error while file update in CSOM Sharepoint 2010

I update my file using below code. But it shows "Version Conflict." error on ExecuteQuery. I searched for this issue by not able to find out the exact solution. Please help me out. Thanks ...
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500 internal server error when ReST query executed from the SP host machine

We have SharePoint 2010 hosted on Windows Server 2008 R2 server. We are trying to access the data in the SP lists using REST queries (GET) such as ...
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Populate Count or Sum of Child Records on Parent Record

I've successfully created a parent\child relationship between two lists. What I'm looking to do is grab the total (sum) of all the children in a particular column and populate a field in the parent ...
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Problems with the same workflow working in two web applications in the same server

I have a workflow to send emails when a new task is created. I have two web applications on the same server and I'm using that workflow on both. The problem is that on my default application the ...
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Entries in the web config are constantly added

I have an issues with the web config entries for safe controls, for some controls i have added a safe control to the file. I've done this in visual studio 'Safe control entries'. But any time i deploy ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...
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Logging Item changes

Is there any default logging Area, Category and Level to trace what item field values has changed? Or am I stuck at developing custom Event Receivers to iterate all properties.Item.Fields, comparing ...
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How to use data you've just filled before submitting it in an infopath form?

I have an infopath form binded with a list. In this infopath form there are several fields to fill. When the user press the submit button, I want the view to change if the values of the fields the ...
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Edit item deletes previous metadata

We have a huge problem with some libraries in our SharePoint 2010. If we edit a document with the Ribbon Button "Edit item" all metadata deleted which have been saved in the previous versions. If we ...
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How time is save on list item and its versions?

Today I faced interesting issue: I retrieved list item, saved its modification date to datetime object and and started to iterate through that list item's versions. In first iteration i tried to ...
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Problems hiding or setting the audience on a link within the quick launch

Good Morning All, I'm running into an issue where I would like to hide and show links on the quick launch based on a specific SharePoint group. I know how you can do it through the browser, but I'm to ...
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How to display unlimited rows in Content Query Web Part?

I want to display unlimited number of rows using Content Query Web Part. Is it possible? if yes then how and if no then what is maximum row limit supported? Thanks.
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Workflow to verify modified date and send email

I need to create a workflow that verifies the modified date of an item, and sends an email to remind the user if the file has not been changed between days 1 and 4 of the current month. This workflow ...
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Restored content database to a new 2010 instance after hardware failed. Cannot access site permissions now

my problem is the following. Any help would be much appreciated. We had hardware failure on our sharepoint server. Brought in a new server, installed sharepoint 2010. All went fine. Next, took ...
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SharePoint 2010 strange search behavior

I have two sites on test and production servers. All site setting are equal, libraries are also have the same setting and permissions. Permission levels are also equal. Sites have almost same ...
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SharePoint list and repeating tables

I've read a number of posts on this subject today but I can't seem to get what I want. I've done it before in a Form library in 2007 but I'm now wanting to create a list form for 2010 (using InfoPath ...
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SharePoint 2010 calendar threshold questions

I have a couple questions about SharePoint calendars that I can't seem to find any information on. First, is there a limit to the number of events in a given day or month? I am aware of the ...
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Entity Attribute Value(EAV) with SharePoint Lists

So we have a SharePoint application, in wich we will need to add custom fields for each client. We don't know how this could evolve. A collegue sugested that a data model such as EAV, could be a good ...
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Item with “View Only” permissions in library is downloadable

I have a video file in a Sharepoint2010 Site Assets library which is embedded in a web part. This video on the page with the web part should be playable by everyone in our intranet, but not ...
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Bind GridView using CAML query JOIN

I want to show data from 3 lists in gridview, using CAML query join. I have multiline fields in 2 of these lists. As per my knowledge these multiline fields cant be included in CAML Query JOIN. FYI, ...
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How to show sorting arrow in SPGridView

I have an SPGridView control in a visual web part. I am trying to implement sorting functionality, but the grid control is not displaying the sorting arrow next to each column header. How can the ...
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Changing bg colour on a modal dialog box - s4-ribbonrow

I have a slight css issue and was hoping someone would be able to assist. I am in danger of being blocked asking any further questions so I'll try to be as clear and concise as possible :) I would ...
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What's a better way to handle errors for Get-SPWeb?

I've noticed my favorite traps don't work as intended when attempting to get an SPWeb object. Example: trap { write-host "an error occurred. continue."; continue } & { nonexistant_command } ...
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SharePoint Advanced Search Property Contains

I am using a Advanced Search Box for SharePoint 2010 search and i have custom managed properties for the property restrictions dropdown. When a user uses the contains restriction, the search is ...
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Move Item From One List to Another List that Has a Workflow Already (SP 2010 Designer)

I am attempting to move a document from a document library from its source list (that has a workflow assigned to it), to another list that has its own workflow assigned to it using SharePoint Designer ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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Embed MP4 and make not downoadable

I have the task to embed a mp4 video on our Sharepoint 2010 or 2007 Site. The video should play in IE9+ and Chrome. Also the video should not be downloadable by anyone. I know that there is no ...
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opening document library files in popup or new window

is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types PDF-In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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termset.Terms not return termcollection in custom order

I have this simple code to return terms in a given termset. I have configured a custom order for the 1st level terms in termstore GUI. In debugging, I can see the termset.CustomSortOrder has correct ...
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Move Web Sites and Site Collection from Test to Production without access to the servers

We have two environments for our SharePoint 2010 installation: Test environment and Prod environment. We are not coding or doing heavy customizations and we are covering our needs somehow with ...
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SPGridView SelectedRow.Cells[] returns empty value

I have created an SPGridView control in my visual web part. Inside SPGridView, there is an SPHyperLink control that stores some URL. When accessing this value using SPGridView ...
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will a Child site Homepage affect main parent page?

If I hit the "Make Homepage" button on a child site, will it affect other other pages on the site? Will it affect the parent homepage? or other child site homepages?
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2 SPWebApplications still needs upgrade after upgrade?

Just upgraded 2010 SP Server builds in order to match another farm we have. downloaded and install exe hotfix on SP box and then ran PSConfig to complete. I still have 2 web applications that are ...
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Cross referencing with Dataview webpart

Oh man I must be losing my mind but I can't for the life of me figure this out. I have a list called "Stuff" and a library called "Stuff documents". "stuff documents" has a lookup column to the title ...
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Pass resource file values to web part settings

I've created a page layout which has a content by query web part embedded in it. I would like to have the CQWP pre-configured as much as possible so that the user doesn't need to make changes after ...
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Can you show a list (ex calendar) from a subsite to the parent site in Sharepoint Foundation 2010

I have several departmental subsites that have calendars, or announcement webparts that I would like to roll-up to the parent site so the staff member that adds it to their site, doesn't have to ...
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A new shorter URL for a Host-named site collection?

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment that has a Web Application which has 15 site collections. One of the site collection is a Host-named site collection, and its URL is: (http://Sales.Corp.com/). ...
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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How to trigger a click event for a column item in SPGridView control

I have created a SPGridView control in a visual web part project. This control displays all the folders inside a Document library. I have used SPBoundField to the display the column data. Is it ...
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Media Web Part Never Show control bar and title bar

I need to put a media webpart in a page, which will automatically play a video in loop mode. However, I don't want the controls bar at the bottom which remains there permanently, and the Webpart ...
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Task list does not allow group by people picker column created later

We have a list created using task list template. Later on we added an Item content type to it and created an Action Owner column of type People Picker. But when we tried to create a view group by ...
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Backup/Restore List Views [duplicate]

I have a staging SharePoint 2010 environment which I have created quite a few List Views. I would like to move these Views to my production server. I could not find any way to do it via backup and ...
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How to know if the expanded node in a TreeView control is a list node or a folder node

I have created a tree view structure using TreeView control in Visual Web part. This structure shows all the document libraries and the folders inside it. Is there a way to know whether the expanded ...
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Set Managed Metadata Value on SP2010 Item using JSOM

Okay I am fairly sure that I've searched through everything, but I can't seem to figure out how to set a managed metadata value for an item using JSOM in 2010... Why can't we just upgrade to 2013... ...
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Overcome List View Threshold with OR filter?

I have a list that multiple different people of different roles have to use. There are "submitters", "targets" and "managers" (specifically called "Created By", "Assigned To" and "DM", erspectively, ...
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PIE.htc in layouts folder can't be accessed by other users?

We are using csspie.htc and currently placed it in _layouts folder, because that's where it gets referenced properly. However, other users with more limited-access (Read) seems to not be able to ...
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How do I add an extra field/column to a list form?

I have a field named Title in a link list (it's one of the default fields), but try as I might, I cannot programatically add it to the default view, edit, and new forms. SharePoint Designer will ...
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New list column is not displaying in dropdown list when creating a lookup column

I have an existing list called Employees and I have added a new column "Company". I would like to create a lookup column using Company but Company is not displaying as an option in the dropdown list ...
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SharePoint data / document encryption options: experiences and recommendations

I'm evaluating the options to implement an encryption of the data / documents that are saved in SharePoint (2013). The important requirement is that SharePoint administrators (farm admins) are not ...