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External Data Column keeps showing wrong value

I have created an external data column that allows you to search by one of the columns. The column is a string in the following format: number-number. For example, "001-001". I have a large range of ...
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Automate Assigning a Year Plus ID # to Each InfoPath Submission

Users submit an InfoPath 2010 form to SharePoint 2010 requesting to attend training. A three-step workflow eventually approves and certifies each request. I would like to have an auto-generated ...
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Relatively slow page load in my profile page

It takes an average of 4.5 seconds to load a profile page in our site. We've turned on developer dashboard and we narrowed down what was causing this. We have around 7 calls that look like this: ...
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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Workflows Dissapearing SharePoint Designer 2010

I have been working on an workflow that automatically sends a HTML formatted email to a specific user group. However, sometimes when I open my site and look for the workflow in Sharepoint designer, ...
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How to add User as Farm Admin

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint web part (deployed on a SharePoint 2007 server) to a new SharePoint 2010 server. I am connected to it via Remote Desktop Connection. When I run (as admin) Windows ...
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Return Display Name of profile property when using userprofileservice.asmx

In Central Admin, the profile property for Responsibility is configured this way: When I call upon GetUserProfileByName using the User Profile Service, I get this back in the responseXML: As you ...
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different version error when restoring a SharePoint site collection

So I created a new single farm SharePoint server for testing purposed (we currently had a live production farm but no testing server). I am trying to restore the back ups of the live server to the ...
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Redirect one URL to Another without creating a site

Lets say for example I have a URL that users are being directed to that has no actual content that exists there but I know what the URL would be. I would like for this URL to be sent automatically to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar and Outlook 2007

I have a site collection that uses their SharePoint with outlook. They are starting to experience issues when it comes to the two of them syncing. Test cases: Add Event to Outlook. Event syncs to ...
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Datasheet View hyper-link and column editing errors

I encountered an issue when using SharePoint 2010 having upgraded from office 2007 to 2013 (resolved here). Having installed the patch I've discovered that the datasheet view no longer allows me to do ...
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SharePoint remote blob storage confusion

We are considering using RBS with SharePoint 2010. I have researched it but I am still confused about one scenario. We want to store our BLOB's (mainly videos as files) on a NAS. I have read it is ...
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SharePoint 2010 Calendars

Recently I moved our room booking system to a simple online process - each room has it's own site containing only a web-part calendar. Is there any way at all, to make sure that nobody can book any ...
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How to upgrade page layout from SP2010 to SP2013?

I am migrating some sites from SP2010 farm to SP2013. One of site collection contain a site content type page. When user create a new page in specific page library, it will generate a new page based ...
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Site renders differently for other user

One of my projects at work this summer has been to redesign a SharePoint 2010 website which will launch within the next few months. Everything looks great on my end, but for another user, the website ...
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Views used in web part show differently than view in list

I have a list created that shows items grouped by a main level and sub levels below it. It is a basic list view created using OOB SharePoint functionality, and looks like this when viewing it on the ...
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Web service timeout issues

I've seen some posts on timeout errors but nothing I think that will help me. I have a custom web service running on a sharepoint server. It creates site collections and is being called through a ...
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SharePoint network directory (folder) but has intermittent errors

I have a program that saves to a SharePoint network directory (folder) but has intermittent errors E.g.: \sandbox2010\sites\mySite\myDirectory However, with no code change whatsoever, this will ...
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how to modify chart web part by using the data of document library columns in SharePoint 2010

I know that it's possible to connect data from list to chart web part , but is there some way to create chart web part on document library columns ? without of course export it to excel ... ...
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SharePoint 2010 Visual Upgrade Required Pre-SharePoint 2013 Upgrade?

When upgrading to SharePoint 2013, should the SharePoint 2010 content database have all site collections using the 2010 Visual Upgrade? We currently have a few sites that are still running on the 2007 ...
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Why can you hide the loading indicator image on SPLongOperation

A few months ago I started developing for SharePoint and since the very first day I have a - very important - open question. If you use a long running operation a loading indicator image is rendered ...
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How to filter a list by current user account ID?

I'm working with sharepoint 2010. I have a list view webpart with a field which is a list of user account ID. the type of the field is single line of text. What I want to do is to filter my list by ...
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Search not returning every element containing the string

I have a list with a attached search. In the list there are elements with "Zollamt" in the title and elements with "Zollverwaltung" in the title. When I search for "Zoll" it only returns the ...
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2010 - List Permissions, Allow Add but restrict View

I made a Contact Us List on my Sharepoint because there is no Webpart for 2010. People can Click a link in my mainpage, and they directly get to the add form of the list. Now I want to restict the ...
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Access Denied error creating Personal View in Document Library

I am getting access denied errors when trying to create a personal view in a SharePoint 2010 library. I have no problems creating public views. I have full control access to the site and library. ...
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jQuery library that uses json within a sub-web

In my sharepoint site (Sharepoint Server Enterprise 2010), in IIS(7.5), I have a web-application that runs with Sharepoint as the parent site. Almost. So, I want to use a jQuery library called ...
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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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backup restore between Two farms with different patches

what is the process to restore a site collection backup from one farm running in sp2010 sp2 into another farm with sp2010 sp1? what things required after restoring backup or else is there any ...
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Get webpart properties from previous version of webpart page

I am facing a problem in SharePoint 2010. I am trying to get webpart properties from previously published version of page using powershell script. e.g. If a page is checked-in and has version 5.2. I ...
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Error after deactivating Publishing Infrastructure Feature

I have a SharePoint 2010 site migrated from MOSS 2007. It uses German language pack. Here Pages library name is 'Seiten'. When Publishing Infrastructure Feature is activated everything works fine. The ...
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Navigate to the portal home page after any user action(Complete task/Cancel) in the approval workflow.

I'm quite new to Sharepoint and have been struggling with the following problem. In the approval workflow where I'm using collect data from a user, I'm not able to figure out how to have the user ...
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Display grid of links with title - SP 2010

I have a list of links which has a lookup column for category which is another list, so my lists are: Action Category - Title Actions - Title, Category, Link I want to display the links in a 3 ...
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Can I set the version scheme to start with zero instead of 1 for an approved document?

I have many approved documents at revision 0 in an outside database which I would like to migrate/add to a SP library and approve them at SP version 0. Is there a way to start the approved version at ...
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Sharepoint 2010 fails to run elevated code as IIS pool identity account

I changed the IIS pool identity service account for my SharePoint 2010 web application thus replacing the default "Network Service" account (using SharePoint Administrator.) The pool service account ...
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Display only the day on a weekley calendar

I am making a new site home page and wanted to put a calendar webpart in it. However the Monthly calendar view takes up to much screen real-estate, so I switched it to a weekly view instead. ...
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Does ExecuteQuery have a cache/timeout/etc?

I wasn't sure how to phrase the title, forgive me. I'm running into an issue with the CSOM (SharePoint 2010, but likely in 2013 as well), where my initial ExecuteQuery() statement takes upwards of 20 ...
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How do you create a subscribable community list?

Me and my team want to give the visitors on our SharePoint site the ability to subscribe to an "interest"-list. So we know which users are interested in our topic and we can also send newsletter to ...
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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Using a template folder structure

In my team, we're all new in SharePoint and want to use it for our project file storage. A template folder structure consists of 7 folders in one main folder. 6 of this 7 folders need special ...
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Video has no sound

We added a video into the audio/video webpart. The video plays but there is no sound. If we play the video directly from another location, it works with sound. Only in SharePoint there isn't a sound. ...
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How to download Tags / keyword tags from a Site collections - SP 2010

I have a scenario, we have a web application where multiple site collections are hosted. among which there are 3 site collections... sub sites within each site collection which are critical for users ...
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Logo doesn't appear normally to some users

There is normal version which shows mostly to all users: There is error version which shows currently to 2 users: Worth to mention that those 2 users have read permission on homepage, somewhere ...
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My Sites Sharepoint Documents disappearing after edit

With My Sites running on Sharepoint 2010 when viewing a colleagues/users profile "Content" section we see the SharePoint Documents web part. It shows all the files that this specific user has given me ...
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Sessions in sharepoint Web part

I have read many articles. Some mention that to enable session state we have to start the asp.net state service in services.msc. then run power shell: enable.spsessionstate -defaultProvision Then add ...
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custom sort order in sharepoint 2010 custom list

How can I add a custom sort order to items in a custom list? I am building a publishing site with completely custom branding master pages and page layouts if that makes a difference. --- UPDATE --- ...
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What is SP.dateTimeUtil.js?

I found SP.dateTimeUtil.js contains all date and calendar formats and modified one of them to customize display of dates but SP 2010 doesn't use this file anywhere. I need customized Calendar.aspx and ...
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How do I get a content type's parent name via powershell?

I am attempting to write a powershell script to pull content type names applied to lists, and their respective parent content type name. Unfortunately, I seem to have run into a hurdle - whenever I ...
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Group management - Site owner ability to add to other group except its own

I'm wondering if it's possible to have the following scenario: In each subsite, there are three groups: Site Owners Site Authors Site Readers I'd like to have only the site collection admins to be ...
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Listdata.svc is available on a site, but not its parent

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise site with many subsites. I'd like to access listdata.svc with REST, but I find that out of 60 sites and subsites, ...
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How do you check if a term already exists in a term store?

I currently have a term set of document types that goes two levels deep. I'm using a table that a poweruser manages to sync the terms in the term store. The problem I'm having is when I compare a ...