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Can SPPersistedObject settings be updated by normal users if ran with elevated privileges?

I have a custom ribbon icon "Enlist" deployed to each document library. A normal (i.e. non-admin) user can click this icon; when he does, I would like to permanently save the document library ...
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Submit Document Set workflow fails, when sub-folders are present

I am migrating some data stored in folders and subfolders, to using Document Sets so that we can leverage metadata on the document sets and more effectively manage them. I have a work-flow that ...
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Send email on multiple items selected

I have very specific requirement. Before i explain, please note that i can not use server side object model. I have to complete the task using client side and Designer. Below are the things which i ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 to Crawl SharePoint 2007

I've having a bit of trouble with SharePoint 2013 search. I'm trying to use it to crawl a SharePoint 2007 site. What I've done is I've set up a content source to that site, created a crawl rule with ...
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Need to add hero slider in SharePoint 2010

we need to add hero slider in our sharepoint portal website, please let us know if there is any tutorial there please. thanks. Also can we add it on publishing site and on team site, what are ...
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Can the Datasheet view open a URL field in a new window?

I have a list which contains a column containing a URL. When viewing this list using the Datashseet view, I want the URL to open up in a separate or targeted window, so as to not redirect away from ...
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Remove “Actions Menu” from list view with external data columns

I have a list which contains two external data columns. The view for the list displays an "Actions Menu" next to each of the external columns. This "Actions Menu" appears like little box and down ...
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Unable to delete timer jobs

I have a few timer jobs which I cannot delete. Using Get-SPTimerJob I am able to find the jobs and the GUIDS, but when I try to delete them I receive the following error: PS C:\Windows\system32> ...
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Sharepoint 2010-Project Task List column is read only when configured to allow multiple lines of text

I have a project task list set up in SharePoint 2010. I need to have a column with the type set to allow multiple lines of text so in essence it allows us to wrap text. Whenever I configure a column ...
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Custom Ranking model: Prioritizing multiple custom, multi-item columns

Concerning Custom Ranking Models would I be right in assuming that: The only way to prioritize results based on the value of a custom column is in the query independant features (i.e. ...
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How do I get the 'CheckedOutByUser' in SharePoint 2013

I am updating a document and I try to check it out first. If it is already checked out by the current user I do nothing. If it is not checked out I check it out. For this I have the following code to ...
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SharePoit 2010 Complex DropDown

I have a complex drop down box being rendered by one of my SharePoint solutions, figured this out after hours of browsing the internet. I can verify this by looking at the class rule attached to the ...
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View not showing edit options

We have recently upgraded to 2010. In one of the upgraded document libraries the default view does not seem to let many users have the right hand drop down menu for editing documents etc. I have ...
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Test against SharePoint 2010 and 2013

I have existing tests that test my Sharepoint code (that use the SharePoint Client Object Model) against SharePoint 2010. This is all working fine. A helper method in the base class provides the ...
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SQL TempDB size

I've read it on a number of different sources, and saw it presented by multiple people at different events: "Temp DB should be pre-sized to 20% of your biggest content" As I'm doing a 2010 farm ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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Hide action from list settings

I want to hide/disable/remove the link Form settings from all lists in my site collection. How do I go about this? I think I can do this on a per site basis using HideCustomAction but I don't know ...
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Styling a 2010 publishing site using a feature - Not enough information to determine a list for module

I've got a site collection which currently only has one web site (the root web). The styling comes in a Site level feature with a few modules to deploy the master page, the CSS, and other resources, ...
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Trying to restore backup for version 14.0.0.7105

We've been given a SP2010 backup (.bak) file to restore. At this time I don't know if it contains a site collection or a site or a farm, or how it was generated, and have no way to find out (just ...
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SP2010 - Calendar - Display Form with Edit Series

SharePoint 2010 - Calendar REQUIREMENT: I have a requirement to have a list view of events filtered by the user that will be displayed on a blank aspx page. The user needs the ability to ...
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Deploy a Workflow without changing the Content Type ID everytime

I have a SharePoint 2010 State-Machine-Workflow with a custom Content Type. Everytime I want to deploy the Workflow to my test SharePoint Server I've to change the Content Type ID because it throws me ...
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SQL Error: “All queries combined using a UNION, INTERSECT or EXCEPT operator must have an equal number of expressions in their target lists.”

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm (14.0.6114.5000) that is logging a large amount of errors in the event log. It's been happening for a while, longer than I've been with this customer. I've seen a few ...
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Copying Files from One Document Library to Another

We are in the process of migrating several documents from multiple document libraries into one central document library. I need to copy all of the files located in one document library on our ...
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Content Editor - Dynamic Content by Workspace Instance?

How can I make the content editor display different content for each workspace instance? For example, I'd like to display the corresponding agenda for each meeting date listed.
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Selecting a Meeting Workspace in a Sub Site

I have created a bunch of Meeting Workspaces in a subsite of my SharePoint site (i.e., http://mysharepointsite.com/team/workspace) and I was wondering how to create an Event in a Calendar located on ...
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Error message when trying to select Datasheet view on a library

I'm new to SharePoint, and I'm picking up what I can, but I've come across an error that has me stumped. Basically whenever we try to enter datasheet view on any library, we were getting an ...
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Xlviewer not able to render excel sheet

Team, I have an unusual problem of XLviewer.aspx not able to render the excel sheet by itself but takes the help of defualt client application to render....meaning it takes the help of installed ...
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UserProfileService GetUserProfile Modified Date in 2010

I have a problem when loading a UserProfile from the UserProfileService in Powershell. I am able to get a list of properties, however I can't seem to find when the profile was last modified. The one ...
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Sharepoint for Project Management

Out of the box what are my options in share point for creating a project management website? I need to be able to create and manage multiple projects and be able to view the status of each. There does ...
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2010: How to get Item-ID in SharePoint view? {@ID} gives GUID, not ID

In a view of a custom list, I want to add a Script call to a link which opens a custom application page inside a model dialog. The JS function needs the current Item ID as a parameter, so I create ...
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Search Results Web Part - Hide pages based on Custom field

I have a Search Results Web Part (SRWP) and there are few Pages which are based on Content Type, that content type contains a field "Visibility". There is a custom web part which searches for this ...
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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Proper way to check for failed SPServices call?

I'm running a SharePoint method with SPServices that should copy several items. I just noticed that the return value is "Success" even when I've specified an invalid location and nothing has actually ...
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Options for Accessing SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps Through Java

I'm interested in developing an client-side application that can load Word documents in-browser using the Office Web Apps service running on a SharePoint 2010 server. The application would be run on a ...
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Excel document not updating on open

I have an excel document that is linked to a SP 2010 list. I set the connection and the update on open. It works just fine (i.e. updates with new data) when the file is on my local machine. However ...
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External Content Type = access denied

I have an External Content Type created. It connects to a SQL Server 2005 db, using "Impersonate Windows Identity" authentication, with an account over in Secure Store Service. I've got a Read List ...
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Powershell regular expression syntax for matching exactly 6 characters that start with two letters at end of url

I have been trying to get a regular expression right for the powershell match command. I am looping through all site collections in a web application (my sites have URLs SC followed by exactly 4 ...
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How can I create a custom task form in Sharepoint 2010?

Is there an easy way to create a custom task form with asp.net/Visual Studio for Sharepoint 2010? I worked with WSS3 before, where you can easily add the form URL to the workflow.xml file but in ...
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How can I get the status of a Workflow in C#

I need to get the status of a Workflow programatically. Things i tried: item[workflowName] - gave me a "8" altough the workflow is completed (seems to always return 8, I don't know why) (was not ...
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What's the fastest way to develop custom native-looking SharePoint pages?

I'm trying to develop a couple of custom application pages for SharePoint 2010 that will be accessible from the central administration page as a part of my application, basically serving as a front ...
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Search return recurring events

Is it possible to configure the search so that it will display all instances of recurring events and not just one? I have several events that are set to recur at differing intervals. I seem to ...
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How do I mark the link in the navigation I visit? SharePoint 2010

I have created a new navigation to a flat site collection on SharePoint 2010. But the navigation looks like this: I want to move the marker from "Home" to the page I visit. But I have no clue on ...
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Factors to check if server is a SP Web Server or SP App Server

How to determine and check if a server is a SharePoint Web front-end Server or a SharePoint Application Server?
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Restore farm backup and rename databases?

I'm using the Backup-SPFarm PowerShell cmdlet to backup our SP 2010 Server farm and all of its associated databases. We want to test our restore process, and I'm wondering if it's possible to restore ...
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Realm for SharePoint Claims based auth

I have a SharePoint web site that use an Issuer Provider for SAML. When I create a new SharePoint Web Application the /_trust folder is created in IIS. So, I guess that /_trust/default.aspx could be ...
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Content Types from Hub not showing up in sub site

I have the following web application MainWeb And within that application i can 2 site collections as follows / /sites/home I have created a Content Type Hub on my main site collection ("/") and ...
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2010: Allow editing documents without editing web part pages

In SharePoint 2010, what is the best way to allow users with the "Edit Items" permissions to edit documents, but not web part pages? SP2010 lists this permission set as "Edit items in lists, edit ...
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Target filtered list results at individuals (not groups)

I am using several Content Query WebParts to filter rows in a list by various criteria. I wanted to use Audience Targeting with the respective CQWP's to display them certain individual users (but not ...
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How to get two separate dispform for two views of the same list ? (No Infopath since SharePoint Standard)

I have a list with two different views , but when i click on view item the form of both remains same . Is it possible to have two dispforms for the two views. Thanks,