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Document Preview in SharePoint 2010

I have a custom webpart which shows all the documents belonging to the logged in User. I would like to show the preview of the document when user hover over on item in a webpart. How can i achieve ...
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User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
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How can I get draft documents in a document library to be crawled by search?

Background for My Issue: I'm working on a document library, with major and minor versioning enabled. For the draft items, the client requires that only users who have permission to edit items in the ...
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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" Location="Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Best practice SharePoint 2010 with SP1 and IE11, compatibility mode on or off?

I am using sharepoint 2010 with SP1. We would like to push on all our workstations IE11. But we don't know if we turn for the sharepoint sites compatibility mode on or off. What is the best, on or off ...
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What are the differences between extending a web app and adding a host header then adding alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2010

What are the differences between extending a web app and adding a host header then adding alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2010? My understanding is that , if you are using different ...
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How do i “Refresh” each site collection's permissions?

My network admin have deactivated a lot of users from the Active Directory, and recreated them using the same username but with a different OU, Now the SP 2010 does not recognize these users or their ...
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When do I need to use -CASPolicies updating a 2010 solution?

When I update a solution in 2010, I use the following PowerShell Script with the -CASPolicies attribute: Update-SPSolution -Identity MySolution.wsp -LiteralPath "E:\Install\MySolution\1.3.25\...
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What is this URL list filter parameter?

I have a I am trying to build but I need to know what to populate in one of the parameters... For Example... AllItems.aspx?FilterField1=Client_x0020_Name&FilterValue1=44&FilterOp1=In&...
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Query multiple lists using javascript/CSOM

I'm about to query multiple lists using JavaScript (JSOM, SharePoint 2010). It's working when querying one list in a time, but that's annoying when I'm having lots of lists. Working example: ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Configure People Picker columns (add/remove)

How it is possible to configure the Sharepoint 2010 People Picker? I want ot remove the column [Mobile Number] and add a column with the normal Phone Number. Thanks in advance!
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SP2010 Update a multi user field (Person or Group)

I use the following code behind to update the user of a user field. The property allow multiple users is set for this field. How can I keep the users who are already present in this list and add the ...
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Path to jQuery file for SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 Designer to create a custom page layout. I've added a SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink control but am not sure what the path is to my jQuery library. It's uploaded to ...
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Why is my SPD 2010 workflow running twice?

I've got a support case for a client, and they have a super simple workflow on a list. It simply sends an email to a user from a person field, whenever an item is added to the list. The client ...
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Creating Alert programmatically on GET request

I'm having problems creating an Alert for the current user programmatically for a GET request. No matter how I try to do it, it says updates are not allowed for GET requests. var spContext = ...
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Embedding Video in Blog Post?

Is it possible to embed a video into a blog site post using a simple URL from the end user's perspective? I have tried two approaches: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2010/06/15/embedding-...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service Application Error

I got a strange problem with Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS). I have User Profile Service Application(UPA) and User Profile Service is started. Two FIM Service is stopped (...
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Sharepoint site using corev4 AND custom CSS File?

I'm using a custom Masterpage which references a custom CSS File in the header like so: <Sharepoint:CssRegistration Name="CUSTOM/Custom.css" runat="server"/> My custom CSS file is simply a ...
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How to partial disabling 'Open to Explorer' Ribbon Action

I'm disabling, for all user Rights, the 'Open with Explorer' button in the SPRibbon with the following code: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft....
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timer job programatically check status

Is there a way to check for the status of a timer job, I need to know the last time it executed and its status, that it run correctly?
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file upload in sharepoint sandboxed solution

I need help regarding file uploading in sandboxed solution. In a thread in this portal somebody gave the following link as a solution to this problem: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sridhara/archive/2010/...
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Why do I have folders called “1” in my document library after an upgrade to 2010?

We upgraded our MOSS2007 to MSS2010 (database attach upgrade method). We have multiple document libraries on a site. default.aspx contains web parts with the files from document libraries. The files ...
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Add FBA role to SharePoint 2010 group

I've setup FBA for SharePoint 2010 following these instructions: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2010/07/09/sql-server-provider-for-claims-based-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx It ...
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SharePoint:SaveButton save and then close window with Javascript

I'd like to have the standard SharePoint save button SharePoint:SaveButton To use JavaScript to close the open window (this is not a modal, but the actual window or tab) when it is finished. Is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 alternative to SetCtrlFromOpt

I have been tasked with debugging custom javascript which was originally written for 2007 by a 3rd party vendor. The 2007 site has upgraded to 2010 and the javascript has stopped working. The one ...
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SharePoint search not indexing contents of document libraries

I have a strange problem where the MS Word documents my documemt libraries are not being indexed. When i look at the crawl log i can see that the crawl is indexing the libraries themselves but not any ...
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Anything other than username in Person or Group column will not resolve only in quick edit mode

This is a SharePoint 2013 environment migrated from SharePoint 2010 (this works properly in the old 2010 environment). There's a “Person or Group” column present in a document library. When using “...
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Open txt files in document library in an editor (notepad)

I added some txt files to a document library and would like to edit them in notepad. However, I don't get this option. Is there anyway do to this? I realize this question is similar to: Open txt ...
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Who rates my documents

Just a quick question, is there any chance, how to get list of users, which rates items in one list, or documents in one library ? Maybe I only overlook something really obvious... Thank you
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How to find the localized name of the Web Part Gallery

I have learned (still a SP-Noob...) that I have to take care of removing webParts that I deployed as part fo a solution myself. Now I have coded something like string file = "MyWebPart.webpart"; ...
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custom attachment field in List

I would like to know, can I create a custom attachment field in a list. I know I already have one attachemnt field in the list, how ever I would like to have one more field, where I can attach files ...
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ItemUpdating not saving field values

A user has a list that has a couple fields that are often updated. He wants to store the prior values in some other fields on the item when the item is updated (yes, I know versioning would be easier,...
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Event receiver not firing on item added via email

I have a list that have been configure to receive incoming email. I also create event receiver for that list (on itemAdded and on itemAdding). The problem is, my event receiver not executed when ...
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How can I ScrollTop in SharePoint 2010 with JQuery

I try to scroll the SharePoint page after the page loaded. Using the following code: $(document).ready(function(){ $('html, body').animate({scrollTop: $('#WebPartWPQ1').offset().top}, 1000); }); ...
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Files deployed in module cannot be found

I'm trying to deploy a selection of pages and master pages in modules but I'm encountering the same problem with all of them. When I try to navigate to a page, I get a File Not Found error (with ...
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Parsing SharePoint's hyperlink format with JS

SharePoint 2010, at least, has an odd format for storing its lists' hyperlink fields on the backend, namely it uses [URL], [Description] "Well then what does it do about commas in the URL" you ...
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Count number of finished tasks over total tasks in a list to display in KPI

My problem is this: I need to create a dashboard/KPI in SP2010 that will show the progress of a certain project. The progress should be counted via the number of tasks/milestones completed in the ...
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Open a modal from a link in wiki-site: Sharepoint removes javascript

so I tried to add a little horizontal menu to a wiki-site and wanted one of the links to open in a modal Dialog (a contact form). Every time I try to add it about the UI, sharepoint removes the link. ...
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AspMenu does not render css-class for 'selected' element

I'm using the codeplex cross-site collection navigation project as a basis. The problem should not be related to that specifically though. I'm using Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.AspMenu as my ...
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Prevent workflow field column from being added

I've got a few lines of code which programmatically add a workflow to a list content type. This works ok, but it also automatically adds a column to the default view of this list. I don't want that to ...
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How do I unhide hidden column in SharePoint 2010?

I've upgraded a SP2007 to a SP2010 and now some settings have been lost. In some CQWP I need the Created column to group items etc. How do I unhide it so it is selectable in dropdownlists and displays ...
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SPv4 - Alerts based on view - What are the limitations?

The quick version (SP2010 Enterprise): What requirements/limitations are there for being able to assign a view to an alert? The full explanation: I've been playing around with creating alerts via C# ...
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Multi line box Infopath not Word Wrapping in Chrome.

I have a multiline field in an Infopath form that when opened in Chrome, does not wrap the text. It continues on as a long single line with a scroll bar. I checked the same form in Internet Explorer ...
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How to detect user's Regional Settings with jQuery in Sharepoint 2010?

I want to detect with JavaScript or jQuery what are the Regional Settings of the current user in NewForm. This is want I want to get from user:
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Hide items in Sharepoint Treeview

Any idea to hide non-site items in the Sharepoint 2010 tree view control? Or the only chance is to develop our own control and integrate it on the master page? there's this link but it doesn't seems ...
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Automatically add attachment to new list item

is there any way to automatically add an attachment stored on the SP server to the new list item? I enter the URL of the file and this file will be stored after adding item in lists/list_name/...
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SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server 2013

I have been tasked with understanding the pro's and con's of rebuilding our SharePoint 2010 platform. This could either consist of a 2013 local install upgrade or moving to Online. There are many ...
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Create folders and subfolders in document library using client object model

How to create folders and subfolders in SharePoint document library using client object model? For example: India Andhra pradesh Hyderabad Hitech City
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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Creating a new user profile service application with exisiting databases

Is it possible to create a new user profile service application and use the exisitng the databases from a previous user profile service application? Both service applications are in the same farm. I ...