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Setting ContentEditorWebPart ContentLink property to absolute path

To avoid adding some static HTML to my custom masterpage, and allow the end-user to easily change it by just changing an HTML file instead of the masterpage, I'm trying to embed a static ...
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incremental-update to feature in sharepoint by powershell

New to PowerShell and SharePoint, i have a sharepoint 2013 project on visual studio 2013 that contains a SharePoint List definition and instance. After adding and installing the solution and ...
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Export Translations error

I'm having a problem using the option "Export Translations" in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. Export Translations is done at url https://portal.company.com/site/_layouts/exporttranslations.aspx ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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Import Spreadsheet fails with Method 'Post' of object 'IOWSPostData' failed

We use SharePoint 2010 (SP2) and office 2010 If i Create List from an Excel sheet (Import Spreadsheet) and i do this on a Sub-Site all goes well...however if i do it on a Top Site then it failes ...
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Open link to a local folder

In our SharePoint 2010 intranet I'm trying to put a link to a local resource into a list of links. The links are displayed on page, but clicking on them does not open the file or folder. Putting the ...
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How we can delete SharePoint Sites/subsites automatically?

I am searching for an option to set expiration policy on site and sub site level on SharePoint 2010. All i need is to delete unused site/sub site automatically based on expiration criteria.
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Restricting Enterprise Keyword Suggestions to a Term Set

Does anyone know of a way to lock down a list's built in Enterprise Keyword field to a specific Term Set? I've found on similar solution, but that solution only created a new Site Column that allowed ...
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Build a visual web part that shows a document library

Ok so I need to build a visual web part (Has to be Server side and done in visual studio c#) that shows a document library. On selection of the document library, the web part must output the entire ...
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Custom KeywordQuery ignores scope until I visit viewscopes.aspx

I have a setup with two farms. Farm A is the front-end farm where web applications are hosted and farm B is the service farm where the search service + others are hosted. I have set up a custom ...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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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: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms499375(v=office.12).aspx. I want to mimic the ...
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SP 2010 Column lookup w/ prepopulating other columns within a form

Hoping you can help me out as I can't seem to find the exact answer on any site. I am currently using SharePoint 2010/Infopath 2010. ISSUE: Not being able to do a column lookup (without a dropdown) ...
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It is possible to add two Refinement Web Part in a search page in SharePoint 2010?

When I add two (or more) Refinement Web Part in a search page they always shows the same results also if I set different configurations on each one.. How I can configure them in order to show ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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sharepoint development environment

Does Microsoft provide free online development environment for SharePoint 2010? If yes . Please can you share the link and how to access it Even if access is limited to one month or so...
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Update AD password for username in SharePoint 2010

we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for foll. requirement: There is a webpart with 3 textbox's for username, original password and new password. We need to allow user to be able to ...
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“Add Document” link is disappear when Permission to only SPFolder

I have given SPUser user1 permission to only SPFolder I dont want to give read access to specific site or document library. suppose there is one web http://contoso.com/sales and i want to give ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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Sharepoint multi-column validation

I've got a custom list that contains multi collumns. The validation is made by a custom contenttype. Now I want a combination of two columns to be unique. Until know I did not found a way to solve ...
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Custom Site Action flyout menu

I want to upgrade the look-and-feel of a solution I'm working on. Right now the Administrators have an additional option in the Site Actions menu where I've added a Custom Action which takes them to a ...
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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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SharePoint groups threshold

I'm working on a solution where the system will create numerous groups based on different values in different custom lists. There's a good chance more than 3000 groups will be created. What is the ...
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Workflows Always Remain In Progress

I have a custom workflow that was created in VS. This workflow runs like it should about 50% of the time. I am researching/debugging to make it run right 100% of the time and I noticed in Site ...
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How to remove “- New Item” from title in newifs.aspx

I have questionnaire that was "developed" with InfoPath 2010. I need to remove the "- New Item" part from the page title. How / Where can i do that? I am not able to find the newifs.aspx.
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SharePoint 2010 web and load testing with VS2012.4: Recorded upload file doesn't add the file to the project

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm for which I have created a Web Performance and Load Test Project in Visual Studio 2012.4 Ultimate. When adding a web test for uploading a file, the uploaded file is not ...
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SharePoint Lookup Column

I have two lists on SharePoint imported through excel: System (speadsheet -- contains 10 columns) Server Inventory (speadsheet -- contains 14 columns) I would like to link the two together. For ...
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Conditional formatting displaying correctly in SPD but not in page

I have been attempting to create status indicators in Sharpeoint Designer 2010 using two background images (red and green circles) in a hyperlink column and conditional formatting. The idea is that ...
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Export Survey Results to Excel option not in Action Menu

I have a survey and all the needed results. I need to export the results to excel, though in the process of setting up the survey I changed or removed the Overview.aspx page/view. Now when I add a ...
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Attach ListItem to TaskItem

I've created a custom approval worfkflow for an listitem. Now I need to see the values of the item in the taskitem. So I think one way would be to attach the ListItem to the TaskItem. Does anybody ...
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“No connectivity with the server” for files in only one content DB?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 One of my users reported a problem opening files yesterday. Upon opening a file she would receive this string of error messages: Clicking "Retry Open" leads to: ...
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SPContext.Current.Web.ParentWeb needs disposing?

I am using SPContext.Current.Web.ParentWeb and I want to know if I have to dispose below: SPContext.Current.Web.ParentWeb
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SharePoint 2010 Recent Likes and Comments Newsfeed?

Is there an OOTB Newsfeed in SP 2010 that can show which documents have been recently liked / commented on a SP site? Based on my research, SP 2010 does not have OOTB capability to do this? The ...
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persisting objects in sharepoint 2010

Completley new to sp and trying to create a timer job that uses a value stored in a persisted object. I found some examples but for some reason when my job runs the persisted object is always null. ...
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2010 Moving Content DB to new Domain - Problem with Users

I am restoring a content database to a new farm in a new domain. I have used the Move-SPUser command to map as many users over that exist in the new domain. I've used the delete orphan script to ...
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Create fixed template in SharePoint Designer 2010 for every form submission by InfoPath Designer 2010

I have already created the forms and the unique URL through InfoPath Designer 2010. I also have the template that I want already created in SharePoint Designer 2010. The problem I have now is to ...
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Error while creating data connection using XML Document in InfoPath

Referring to this post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/infopath/archive/2007/01/15/populating-form-data-from-sharepoint-list-views.aspx I am trying to create an XML Document data connection using a URL but ...
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ScriptResource.xsd error on site

I am getting a javascript error on all the pages in my application . Message: 'Sys.UI' is null or not an object Message: 'Sys.__upperCaseTypes' is null or not an object ...
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Reporting Services Webparts not Available in SharePoint Designer 2010

Firstly, I work as a DBA and have very limited understanding about how everything hangs together in SharePoint, so apologies if this is something pretty basic. We have just recently upgraded our WSS ...
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Conditional Text Fields Inside Repeating Sections - how to limit lookup scope?

So, here's my challenge: I'm building a tool in SP to help my department track and evaluate new product ideas. I've taken the business architecture/capabilities map and converted it into a series of ...
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SP Foundation 2010: Drop down menu in alphabetical order

I did get the drop down menu work with the instructions given to me in HERE and now I have new problem with it: navigation bar is in alphabetical order which I would like to change to predefined. So, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 REST API to get groups a user is assigned to

Does the Sharepoint 2010 REST interface allow you to get groups that a user is assigned to? I tried pulling users from UserInformationList, but that does not give group data. I've been searching ...
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User Profile Sync and Active Directory groups

We utilize Active Directory (2003) to provide access to our SharePoint 2010 team sites. Lately we have noticed that when we change a Group in Active Directory, that change doesn't necessarily affect ...
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Data missing when linking a Chart Web Part to a Document Set in SP 2010

The Chart Web Part doesn't show any data in the preview pane when I connect a Document Set list. It does work with a standard list. Is this a bug or a feature? If a "feature" is there any known ...
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Expandable lists that expand and collapse with one click

I have a lot of text based lists on one page, so I threw them into content editor web parts so i can expand / minimize the lists. However, two clicks (one on the arrow and then one on "restore") is ...
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Disable “you are about to open” pop up

Everytime I open a document in SharePoint it asks: You are about to open Name: xxxxxx From: xxxxxxx How would you like to open this file? Read Only Edit How do I disable this, so it opens directly ...
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Changing the link of the 'Reply' button in a Discussion Board

I have a Discussion Board and within this board a user creates a 'Discussion'. When a user wants to reply to this 'Discussion' they click the 'Reply' button and the reply entry appears. By default ...
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Add many entries to SPAudit

I want to create multiple entries of SPAudit for test it before use it in real environment. I supposed that I just can open a web many times and generate as many entries as I want. So i wrote this: ...
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Multilingual user interface: Is it possible to Export Translations using PowerShell?

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with several language packs installed. The Alternate Languages have been enabled in the Site Settings and several items have been translated. Is it possible ...
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Drop down custom action

I've tried to create drop down custom action for some time without any success and Google also can't help me. Anybody could to share example how to use DropDown Element as custom action? Thx for ...