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Failed to load receiver assembly when activate feature

I have a problem when activating a Site scoped feature. Every time I try to activate the solution with STSADM or Powershell I get this error: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server ...
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Attach multiple files to a list item with a single action

I have a list with a "New Item" form that has the built-in "Attach File" button at the top. If I want to upload I file then I can click on that button and I am taken to a page where I can choose the ...
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Excel Services - Using parameter for query

I have an excel spreadsheet that returns data based on a cell value. In essence, it's Select * from table where field = Sheet2!A1. All works like expected, except when I publish it to SharePoint, ...
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Copy sharepoint list items across different farms

I am trying to copy items to a list but it sits on a different farm in the same domain. Please point me in the right direction. Some of the code is as below: string _destination = null; ...
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MySites show to field 2010 and 2013

In MySite on 2010 you have more options when shwing information about yourself found on your profile But in 2013 you only have two Is this standard? Does 2013 have less options?
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Moving Users between OU's in Active directory and User Profile Sync

Currently we are going through a process of moving our users from one active directory OU to another OU within the same forest. The issue that is now becoming apparent is that the users that have ...
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how to create a roster sheet in sharepoint 2010

This is about training management, when an employee requests for training, it goes to approval workflow and once approved, it is like the employee is enrolled. Once it is approved I want a roster ...
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Calendar details on click

I have a web part page created with a left body and side column layout. I created 2 views of a calendar to put on this page that will allow a monthly calendar view to display in the left body and a ...
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SP 2010 CSOM Javascript: Intermittent Failure

I have inherited some JS code that is playing up. It looks something like this: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(MyFunc, "sp.js") function MyFunc() { var ctx = new ...
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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

Can any one explain me difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable files and what are prons and cons each one
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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Content Query Web Part - Multiple (repeated) additional filters

I am creating a Content Query Web Part as part of a feature receiver (feature activated), and adding it to a publishing page. The purpose is to filter on the Approval Status field for a Calendar ...
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SPListItem update conflict

Task: when user updates an item, change synchronously another hidden field of this item. Problem: save conflict occurs AFTER update is called (not on this line). I subscribe on EventReceiver's ...
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What does status “in progress” mean on SharePoint Tasks?

I am new on SharePoint and I want to know what does the status In Progress mean on SharePoint Designer 2010 Approval Workflow's Tasks, because tasks, normally, begin with status Not Started and any ...
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401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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Set Add / Edit / Display Form Views

I have looked a good bit and found several tutorials regarding how to set different views for the Add, Edit, and Display pages for my SharePoint 2010 form library. Most of these mention using the ...
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SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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Workflow continues after rejection

My SharePoint 2010 workflow has two custom Approval tasks, if BOTH have been approved the workflow moves on to an "send an email," then " Collect Data from User." If anyone of them is rejected I need ...
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How to change list column that is defined as multi-line to single line input

I have imported an excel document into SharePoint 2010. One of the columns was automatically defined as being multi-line, but I want it to be single line input instead. I have looked at redefining the ...
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search bar in sharepoint 2010.

I am trying to have a search bar as a webpart on a site on the sharepoint wiki. As I search it gives the results from the whole sharepoint, what I want to do is to restrict the search to a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Online to Sharepoint 2013

Can some one please explain me or point me to a nice article whats the main difference between Sharepoint 2010 Online and O365 and how can we upgrade from Sharepoint 2010 online to O365
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SharePoint 2010 - Child content types doesn't update

Hello I added new field to content type programatically and it updated nicely on test environment, but when I pushed update on main environment the inheriting list content type was not updated even ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar Week view to dynamically update date range

I was originally trying to get a 2 week view on a Calendar web part. After exhausting my efforts there, my next idea is to put two calendars side-by-side on a web part page, each displaying the "Week" ...
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SP2010 Changes not saving when user checks in pages

Users are currently running IE 11 on windows 8.1. The issue is that when the users check out and then edit a document the changes are not saved when it is checked back in or published. The following ...
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Moving a Document from a Library to Another Library residing in the same Subsite only Retains the Latest Version History

I am moving a document from a library to another library and I am having this issue wherein only the latest version history is being retained after moving the file to another library. The two ...
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How to allow sharepoint users to comment on blogs as anonymous?

I have blog create for my staff in sharepoint. The staff are all users. But when they comment on some posts, they want to comment as anonymous. Is there a way for it without an external solutions?
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Alternative URL for library item

I have a library of PDF documents that includes a column for the project associated with each document. The project id is unique within the library and I want to create a URL that uses this project id ...
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How to use SPServices search sql query - getting malformed query

I am using the SPServices javascript library to make a search request to sharepoint 2010 search. I am trying this query: queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' ...
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Migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 in new domain but users reside in old domain

We need to migrate a site from SharePoint 2010 in Domain A to SharePoint 2013 in Domain B. Domain B has a trust to Domain A and it is planned to keep the users in Domain A - they won't get migrated to ...
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How to create forms and reports using Access database and view the form in sharepoint 2010?

I need to create forms and reports using access database in sharepoint 2010. Require the steps to proceed.I have created the access db first. then i created,desgined the form using access 2010.Now i ...
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Why is the datasheet view not working for one user?

There is a document library in a SharePoint 2010 site. It has a datasheet view for mass editing, but one user is not able to get the view. He can navigate to it, but it just brings up a standard "list ...
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Is there any designer workflow that would allow admin to add list attachement to one list and automatically update attachement in user list?

Here when admin finishes a request, we usually need to provide the customer with an attachment. The way we do it now is to have the admin manually add the attachment to both the private and the ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 List Workflow can't write to a file on a remote network host

I have created a list workflow in Visual Studio which writes XML to a file on a network drive. I have confirmed that I can access the drive from the SharePoint host. I can also manually ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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“This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited” error while using custom content types - SharePoint 2010

I have a list using several different content site-wide content types. I am able to add new items and edit the items once, but after the first edit I encounter the error "This task is currently ...
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Per Location Views Not Working

I am trying to accomplish the following scenario. In my document library I want the top level view to use a view called "Folders" where it only shows two columns. Upon clicking a folder in the view I ...
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Moving an article to another Site in Sharepoint 2010

I am to build a new site and have to move the old articles to this new sharepoint site., so that the old Wiki that we have is to be scrapped. A document can be opened in an explorer and the ...
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Workflow: send message when value “user” changed in reservation list

We have a reservation list for mobile devices. When the values "user" or "status" changed I would like to send a message to the former user. What do you guys advise?
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redirect search to /search/results.aspx

In my SharePoint site, whenever I search in the upper box, it redirects me to _layouts/OSSSearchResults.aspx but I want it to redirect me to a different search results page. I've changed the ...
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SiteMapProvider for MySites' breadcrumb

My question is regarding the site map provider. I have a breadcrumb in the mysites and i use SPContentMapProvider to build the breadcrumb, but the problem is it always shows 'Home', so if im on my ...
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System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission exception is thrown when I try accessing Word file from local machine

I am using DocumentFormat dll in my application to write a Word file from another Word file. The file from which I copy the contents is placed on 14 hive location. When I try accessing it using the ...
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SharePoint designer getting stuck at “communicating with Web service”

SharePoint designer is getting stuck while opening SharePoint list in Sharepoint designer.
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Issue with deploying webpart in sharepoint 2010

We've created 2 webparts under a single visual studio solution as a farm environment. But after creating the WSP and trying to deploy it to our UAT, we are getting the following error This ...
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Append related items to newform.aspx

I have a master list that creates an ID for each new item, using a Calculated column. For example, "15-0727". On the master list's newform.aspx page, I have included a button to create subtasks, ...
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Uncaught Sys.ArgumentNullException: Sys.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: panelsCreated[1]

I am using JavaScript to pull events for the current day of the week. I am leveraging SP.Services to do this. The problem I am having seems to be the same that a lot of others have experienced ...
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spfdropdown conflicts with calendar webpart

I am setting up a foundation 2010 site and am using spfdropdown (from this Gist) to mimic dropdown functionality offered in SharePoint server. This solution works great with the exception of not ...
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CssRegistration not working for SharePoint 2010

My code is as follows: <SharePoint:CssRegistration name="<% $SPUrl:~SiteCollection/Style Library/custom.css%>" runat="server"/> I had to use Alternate CSS instead but still wondering ...
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How to add managed metadata to list column

I am a total noob at using SharePoint so this may be a simple thing to do. I have created a list in SharePoint 2010 by importing an excel document. I would like to change one of the columns of the ...
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Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
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Compatiblity when using CSOM or SOM

If I want to develop an application in .Net using C# which will perform simple operations such as: Connect to a site using user/password Retrieve document libraries Upload file in document ...