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owstimer eating up memories at app & wfe servers

We have SP 2010 farm with 1 app server and 2 WFEs. We have been facing issue with owstimer eating up the available memory at our servers randomly. meaning, at any point of time, 1 server max'd up ...
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How to add Previous/Next buttons to SharePoint blogs posts?

How to add Previous/Next buttons to SharePoint blogs posts so I can navigate to previous or next post ?
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Add subcategories in Sharepoint blog categories

How to add subcategories to categories in SharePoint 2010 blog? And can we display it in drop down list on homepage so that the user can navigate from there?
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How to increase the wss_logging database retention period

how to increase the wss_logging database retention period to store uls log files from default 14 days.
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Restore unique permissions in 2010

A customer accidently clicked on Inherit Permissions on a Team Site in 2010. Is it possible to revert this action and get back all the unique permissions?
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enable ajax on listview web part added in feature upgrade

is there an option how to enable ajax functionality in listview web part type added by code? Iam facing problem where we added 2 list view web parts on the page and they behave really strange. I read ...
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Query Sharepoint databases in production

what are the important reasons to not query sharepoint production databases , if we want to run even select sql queries is any issue to database? in a case if i want to do select query and want to ...
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Updating the User Information List [duplicate]

So I'm trying to update the User Information List in SharePoint (hidden list). My User Profile Service and Mysites are all synced correctly with the most up-to-date information. Is there a particular ...
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Customize NewDocSet.aspx form?

I need to customize the form that appears when users create a new document set. It's stored as “NewDocSet.aspx” under “_layouts”, which I can’t access. Is altering that file really the only way to get ...
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Need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in Sharepoint 2010 [duplicate]

We need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in SharePoint 2010. Currently reference is given to newdocset.aspx of _layouts folders application pages. Did lot of research, but I got no where.
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SharePoint Foundation [Unable to process the request in Excel Web App]

I am encountering below error msg whenever I try to open excel file (.xls, .xlsx) in SharePoint Foundation 2010 portal. Other Office files such as word, ppt opens correctly without any error but ...
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Custom Webpart's views doesnt show

I created a custom list and wanted to have this as a webpart on another page of the sharepoint with the Datasheet view. It is working fine.. but this view doesnt show to another user. How can I fix ...
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Display full content of multiple lines of text column in list view when Append is enabled

Is it possible to display the full content of multiple lines of text column in list view when append is enabled? Right now it shows "Views Entries..." click on which i can view the column data.
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Advanced Search web part giving error

I am trying to add an "Advanced Search" web-part to my web-part page. Currently the web part is raising an error object reference is not set to instance of object. Full stack trace recovered from ...
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What does State Service Application do exactly

I have to come out now. I have little understanding what we use State Service Application for. I know we need it for InfoPath and some other services. It's something where SharePoint stores user ...
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what are the trace logs and uls logs in sharepoint

what are the trace logs and uls logs in sharepoint ? are these are same logs? and which logs are saved in wss_logging database? or which logs are save in wss_logging database and what is the ...
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Recover deleted uls logs in a sharepoint farm older than number of days

there is any chance to get the logs before 15 days, as in diagnostic logging settings in a sharepoint 2010 farm is Number of days" for the log to be maintained is 5 days .
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How to collect data from user using a form from an email using SharePoint 2010

I want to create a feature in SharePoint 2010. Note: I have no experience with SharePoint. User creates an item in a list Selected users from the item will get notified in an email Email should have ...
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Employee Directory

I have developed a Employee Directory and got this javascript for criteria search. But I want to fetch all employees first and then apply criteria. How to set the value of "Fixed Query" of People ...
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How to associate a content type with infopath form in SharePoint 2010

I am working in SharePoint 2010, I have created a new document library with a custom content type. I need to have the content type associate with an existing infopath form. Is there a way that I can ...
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sharepoint 2010 access page with impersonation

This may not be explicitly a sharepoint issue, but since it's being used to access a sharepoint page I thought I'd ask here. Trying to access a page in a sharepoint site (eventually a results page ...
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Creating Excel document using JavaScript

I've been researching into creating Excel documents in a SharePoint Library from an existing Excel template but all solutions I find are using server code. The Template can be part of a CT or in ...
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2010 Sharepoint site is not showing scroll bars in IE 11

We switched to IE 11 from IE 8 and the vertical scroll bars are gone on our SharePoint 2010 sites. I know about the compatibility view, but I am not clear what is the best way to implement it in the ...
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Fix 401 Unauthorized Exception uploading file to SharePoint 2010

I have a WCF service hosted in IIS on Domain 1. This service is accepting a request to upload a file, and then uploading the file to a SharePoint 2010 Server on Domain 2, using the client object ...
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SharePoint 2010 Open with Explorer issue

I have a customer that is having troubles with their SharePoint "Open with Explorer" feature within document libraries. The error we're seeing is "Your client does not support opening this list with ...
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Cannot filter imported XSLTListViewWebPart

I am having difficulty getting filters to stick on my XSLTListViewWebPart (XLV) using Sharepoint Designer 2010. I am working on a single site collection that contains two sub-sites, a Document Center ...
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“Check Out” button not appearing in Excel 2010

One of my coworkers has this problem for some of the files stored in a document library. If he clicks on the link, from the document library, the dialog has these two options: "Read-only" and "Edit" - ...
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Replicate a Web Application in sharepoint 2010 to a different farm

I have to replicate an existing web application and build it on a different farm in a different SharePoint server (version 2010). I have never even created and configured a complete web application so ...
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Export out data view list to Excel

I have a data view list made using a linked data source of several SP lists. I tried to make it so that the data view list can be exported out as Excel, just like SP list. Is this possible? I tried ...
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2010 List Grouping not staying expanded after edit

I have a list that I am grouping. In the previous version, when an edit was made, the group I was working in would stay expanded so I could just move onto the next item. In the 2010 version, it ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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Problem copying lookup column data from one list to another via PowerShell

I have the below script that works for moving list data between two lists on sites next to each other that have the same schema. Everything works perfectly bar a column of type LOOKUP named "Name of ...
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Transfer a task when a person is out of office

Environment : Foundation 2010 I created a new list with the "Issue Tracking" model. My workflows include some tasks automatically assigned to a specific person. But I would like to transfer these ...
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Document Library items not updating via UI or code. System metadata (last modified, modified by, etc.) updating

I am having a strange issue with one of my Document Libraries. It is the document library created by the publishing feature "Documents." Here are the symptomps and what I have done so far. Any help ...
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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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auto subscribe to “Alert Me” for an item after it is created?

Is there a way to make it so automatically register the creator for "Alert Me" when a user adds a new item to a list? I have a list where users add items. I want them to automatically be alerted when ...
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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Display connection information within a ITransformableFilterValues web part

I created a filter web part by extending the ITransformableFilterValues interface, similar to this page: MSDN. I want to mimic the Microsoft query string filter and display the connection information ...
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Differing ways to make executeQueryAsync calls (Function.createDelegate)

I want some understanding on two programming patterns I've seen and when to employ them. The question is about callbacks and delegate. In the first code there are two distinct functions, success ...
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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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Fields from Infopath form not showing up in site content type columns

So I created a new site content type for a document library in SP 2010 I'm using to store form submissions. I was able to have the content type reference an existing form when creating new items, but ...
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Cross Site Collection Boundary for SPFieldLookup

I am looking for a solution similar to this post, Cross-site and SPFieldLookup, but I need to cross a site collection boundary. Is this possible with modifications to the powershell on the posted ...
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Change the entire CSS of my site

Environement: Foundation 2010 My question is simple : I want to change the entire CSS of my site, and only my site, not the others. I mean personalize all the content, like the ribbon and more. I ...
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Access Document Properties With Filename - SP 2010

I have a document library that currently exceeds the list view threshold for all views, so I cannot see any of the library's documents, and I want to edit the properties of a document. I know the ...
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Different forms for a same list in different webparts

I have a page where I display 4 times a same list, but with a different view, and different audience. I can easily have different views for my webparts, but I don't know how to have one different form ...
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SharePoint 2010 Organizational Browser Web Part on non-MySite Claims Based start at a defined username

SharePoint 2010 Organizational Browser Web Part on non-MySite Claims Web Application. To get this working first of all I needed to use the following Javascript into the It's been used for the ...
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Approach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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Creating link to list item in folder

I have a SP2010 site with a list of clients, generated by them filling out an online form. I have created a workflow that, When a new list item is created, creates a corresponding folder in a separate ...
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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How to take the value of a multi-select dropdown and later turn value into individual checkboxes in SP2010

How to take the value of a multi-select dropdown and later turn them into individual checkboxes. For example. My multiple select dropdown, I selected - Aerosmith, Boston, Cars. The field value would ...