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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Email outlook calender invite

I have spent all day reading up on this and starting to get really frustrated..so I have turned to stack for help. I have been tasked with making it possible so employees can more easily update their ...
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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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SharePoint Scheduling

I am working on a project right now that involves several lists related to employee availability and asset availability (e.g. vacation, project travel, etc.). These lists are populated by various ...
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Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?

I have recently taken over a Sharepoint system in the last 3 months. Honestly I have never worked on Sharepoint before and most of my knowledge is via google and reading lots and lots of ...
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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... ...
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All about SharePoint licences

My question is regarding the licensing of the SharePoint, basically there was already a topic done about it, but it had just bunch of references to website which i already saw and i still didnt get my ...
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Create a WebPart that floats in text

I want to create a webPart that "floats" in text. Basically I want to duplicate "Reusable Content". Is there a way to have the webPart render as span and without chrome?
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This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (5000 items) enforced by the administrator

I am facing following warning message when i add list as webpart. "This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (5000 items) enforced by the administrator." Also when i ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Item level Permission to a Document Library is Our approach right?

We are planing to apply Item level Permission on document library and want share point experts advise...are we going right way or we will fall in performance issue or others.. What We Have : 1- We ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Top Navigation Bar drop down

I have tried almost everything. I have been reading the blog from this Question, but it does not explain how can I make drop down menus work on multiple top navigation links. Doing changes as the blog ...
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Creating and Deploying a Custom Login Page for SharePoint 2010

I want created a custom login page . I use this link for created custom login . But when i build the solution,don't create a folder inside .\Microsoft Shared\web server ...
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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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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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How to edit/replace an existing page when the ribbon is not visible?

I was just going to follow this tutorial http://www.glynblogs.com/2011/01/create-a-content-type-search-refinement-panel-in-sharepoint-2010.html They say this: Edit the search results page, and modify ...
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Accounts Needed for Installing SharePoint

I am installing SharePoint on my local machine. What accounts are needed to install SharePoint? It seems ubiquitous that you need the following accounts. SP_Admin (Account you install SP with) ...
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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 ...
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Get document id after uploading it to SharePoint using the same web service

Does any one knows how to get the document id after uploading it to sharepoint using a single web service? So by using one call i can upload the document and get it's id. I looked at Copy.asmx web ...
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Dynamically Display List from Menu Selection

I currently have a site that has a CSS/HTML menu that links to different lists created in SharePoint 2010. There are dozens of these lists and currently selecting one from the menu goes to an entirely ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Folder in Custom List

I would like to have folders in my custom list in order to have a form of archiving. I was able to enable the folders by going to List Settings -> Advance Settings -> 'Make New Folder command ...
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workflow sends mail to individual, but not to group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010, which sends an email when a SharePoint Server 2010 announcement is added or modified. It works as expected when the email only uses my address. ...
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Minimum permissions for peoplepicker-searchadforests and 1-way trust

We have two different domains A.LOCAL and B.LOCAL. There is a one way trust configured and SP2010 is installed on B.LOCAL. I want to be able to pick accounts from both A and B. I am able to get the ...
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SP2010 Set Site Search Settings through code

I would like to use code behind to set the search settings of my site: The Site Collection Search Center Url Site Collection Search Dropdown Mode: Show Scopes Dropdown Any ideas on how to ...
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How to split a Content Database within site

I have a very large content database & need to split it. Is it possible to split a content database within a site collection? or I need to create a new site collection?
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SharePoint 2010 branding - I see it (as site admin) but rest users don't

Our web developer helped me customize our SharePoint 2010 web application (few images and colors). Very basic. He made changes to the master page and I selected that master page and applied it to ...
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Remove [Revert to template] message from page

I created a page in SharePoint 2010 and then made some edits to the page. Then I went into the page Version History and restored a previous version of the page. Now I have this message that does not ...
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Is there a way to create a new Column type?

Is it possible to create a new Column Type in SharePoint? I did a little looking around but didn't find anything... Below is an image that I hope clarifies what I am talking about:
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How to migrate list template from 2010 to 2013?

I have a task list with content that i wish to migrate to SP 2013. I have tried to save the list as a template, convert the stp file to cab and change productversion to 5 in manifest.xml but with no ...
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Programmatically move a document in a library to another site collection

I need to create an ItemUpdated event reciever on a documnt library that will detect when particular metadata value is updated on a document and move the document to a library in another site ...
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What is the point of the Error Message Correlation ID in Sharepoint 2010

This might sound noob but it's pretty annoying. Instead of receiving a nice error message, sharepoint 2010 throws you a page saying that there is an error and it gives you a correlation id. WTF is a ...
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Trying to create a template with subsites

I'm trying to create a template that I'm going to need to replicate several times. Unfortunately there are sub-sites beneath the main site on the template that are complicating things. From what I ...
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Where do I find reference dll for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting?

We are upgrading a VS solution from SP2010 to SP2013. We are using VS2010 and Windows Server 2012 OS. Can you tell me where is the DLL for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting; located? The error ...
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Can you add comments to an append-only field in a list in Sharepoint 2010 using C#? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you programmatically add comments to an append-only comment field in a custom item list using C#? Posted on stack exchange first, then I found this Sharepoint ...
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Is there a SharePoint 2010 virtual machine?

Is there a downloadable, ready to use, virtual machine with sharepoint 2010 and all prerequisites already installed? I just googled it but apparently it does not exist. I just want a quick way to ...
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Activate a feature in feature installed

I have a feature for deploying masterpages that I am trying to activate upon install(deploy). The following snippets of code are in the EventReceiver.cs. I am getting a null when attempting to ...
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Why isn't SharePoint Designer 2010 showing anything under “List and Libraries”?

SharePoint Designer 2010 is not showing anything under "List and Libraries" on one of my site collections even though I see all list and libraries in another SharePoint 2010 site. The "Data Sources" ...
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External Content Type SQL Authentication

Having an issue with the way that SharePoint External Content Types are authenticating to a SQL server table. Currently we have to enable NT Authority\Anonymous Login in the SQL database to allow the ...