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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 ...
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SPServices retrieving Rich Text Values

I am currently using SharePoint 2010 and SPServices.js. I am able to retrieve and update the value via SPServices when using regular HTML and ASP.NET server control values using SPServices.js and ...
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Maximum number of lists in Sharepoint

Currently I have a single list where I store some data for all users. The problem is that the list has scalability issues after 5000 rows. I was thinking to create a list for each user. How many ...
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Custom SharePoint 2010 WebService inside /_vti_bin and web.config

I just developed a custom WebService mainly for the purpose of integration with 3rd party application based on Oracle Database. My project looks like this. This service has some procedures which ...
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Can I Access the SPAuditQuery from the JavaScript Class Library?

Or there's a SP2010 Built-in service to access Audit data? [UPDATE] Quick awnser, No, there's no way to access the SPAuditQuery from the SP JavaScript Class Library. At the end I end up using a WCF ...
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Show all tasks from user

How can I make a list with all Tasks? It is possible to use the MyTasks webpart, this is after changing a list of all task within the sitecollection. But i want a list of all tasks of multiple ...
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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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Sharepoint Incremental Crawl and BCS

I have a BCS connector (partial BDC Model posted below) and I'm noticing some issues with Sharepoint crawls. My full crawl seems to work perfectly, but incremental is pulling back the same number of ...
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DropDownList to display External Content Type?

I am creating a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 Server. I would like to use a DropDownList that shows data from an external content type (that is tied to a SQL Database ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Permission level Full Control and explicit deny

I am facing a very frustating permission level issue with Sharepoint 2010. First, everything worked as expected up to few days ago. I have a user on my sharepoint 2010 env (publishing portal) named ...
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Tricky error in dialogbox styling

This question is related to this: Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY I did what suggested there and it works fine, but with a small problem shown on the screenshot below. My Ribbon html ...
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I am trying to rename a site using Set-SPSite command

I have created several host-named site collections and now I have to rename a couple. I used the command New-SPSite to create 'http://test1.domain.com' and was able to get everything going fine, but ...
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Calculated field Date formula

I have a date field, and it has the date in the format - 11/2/2011 11:40 AM How ever my requirement is to get the date in the format - 02 Nov 2011 11:40 AM For that I created a calculated field for ...
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What is the price of Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition, with the 5 user cals [closed]

What is the price (in US Dollars) of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition, with the 5 user cals? I can't seem to find this pricing anywhere. Whenever I ask one of the "local" resellers, the response is ...
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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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What is the File Size limit in Upload Multiple Documents functionality?

I have a problem finding information regarding what the file size limit is when uploading files through the "Upload Multiple Documents" functionality in a library. Does any one know the size limit? (I ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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SharePoint 2010 performance with SQL Server RBS

The SharePoint 2010 capactity planning document states that a database for a single sitecollection should not exceed 200 GB. However, if I use SQL Server RBS I can keep the physical database size ...
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Programmatically trigger “New document” action in a document library

I've been asked to check if it is possible to trigger the creation of a new document linked to a content type. Like, to make it simple, you have a webpart, a button, you click it, and it opens the ...
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@import, not working in css of sharepoint 2010

seen like this is the easy way, but I am facing some issue, I separated style sheet according to the section like layout.css typo.css element.css and sooo on and then from the masterpage ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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Document Properties not carry to new version

SP 2010, I have a document library with versioning turned on. If I populate title on the document, and save it... then I upload a new version of the document the title will get wiped out. How do I ...
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Simultaneous development environment for SP2010 and SP2013 in single OS

I have on my laptop a development environment as win7 with std IIS, SharePoint 2010 Server, SQL 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. I already installed Visual Studio 2012 side by side. But what about ...
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Audience Targeting on Navigation Links

I have a SP 2010 Enterprise instance, and I have some navigation links that I want to suppress using audience targeting. I have a particular SharePoint group with my members, and so I go to Look and ...
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How can I move an item in a library to another folder preserving meta-information?

I have a library with numerous folders and documents that I am trying to organize. The easy way would be to use explorer view, but I'm getting errors accessing it to which my internal help desk is ...
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Re-Ghost an UnGhosted Customized PageLayout?

I have a development environment, a test environment and a production environment. I develop packages in the development environment and update the solution in the test environment. As it turns out my ...
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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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Adding Document to a record library programmatically

I have a requirement, where I need to upload a document like invoice report to a record library programatic. I have used the same code as uploading document to a normal document library. Now the ...
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Edit All SharePoint Forms View

Is that possible to edit all SharePoint Forms (View, Edit, New) to get something like this: Label and Input as a row If it is possible, how can i do that ? Do i need to change the ...
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How to get the url name of a subsite from a webpart?

Salvete! I have a web-part (sp 2010) with a web-page viewer that loads a custom aspx page. I need to get the url of the current subsite from the aspx page. In other words, if the path in my browser ...
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Global Navigation links are missing in Site Template

I'm using SharePoint 2010, and have structured the global navigation with 6 Headings. Four of the Headings have multiple (child) links below them. These child link url's are pointing to custom ...
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Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY

In the screenshoot below I pasted the Dialog of the NEW ITEM on top of our website. The ribbon bar selected in red, we want to change it, but it should be different to the ribbon bar in the normal ...
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How do I associate a workflow to a custom list in Visual Studio 2010?

I created a Sharepoint 2010 Sequential Workflow in a Visual Studio 2010 project. But I didn't found a way to associate it to one of my list. Every time I deploy to the site, I have to manually ...
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Powershell script for adding imported user profiles to SP group?

I've managed to import user profiles from our AD. Now I want to add all the imported user profiles into a specific SharePoint group, let's say Visitors, and doing this by using the People Picker takes ...
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Why do my breadcrumbs not show the proper level on pages with embeddeded links?

I have a Sharepoint site that currently inherits everything from the v4.master page. This site in an internal wiki page for company documentation. Each page within the wiki can have 1 or more pages ...
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Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField

I want to programmatically set the values of the Enterprise Keywords Managed Metadata field. This field supports multiple values, but I can only get it to take one at a time. I have the following ...
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PowerPivot MultiRefresh Per day

Is there any way to configure the schedule refresh of the PowerPivot file to refresh the file many times per day. even with writing custom code. Thanks in advance for you support
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How can I filter a calendar (ListViewWebPart) web part?

I've entered a lookup field to a calendar list that corresponds with the values in a list of links. I would like to show only calendar entries on the web part that correspond with the selected link. ...
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Check out a Page Layout to update programatically

In a FeatureActivated event, I am trying to update the associated content type for a Page Layout. I am running in to issues though with the associated ASPX page not being checked out. Here's my code: ...
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Do connectable webparts need to be in the same project?

I've found two tutorials that I'm looking at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms469765.aspx http://mstecharchitect.blogspot.com/2010/04/creating-connectable-web-parts-using.html But both ...
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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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Master Page option doesn't exist

I'm working on this ShP2010 project, but i don't have the "Master Page" link under "Look and Feel" in my site settings. Is that a configuration? can it be enabled to show the link? thanks.
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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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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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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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Check box in gridview should update the splistitem check box

I am a newbie in visual studio. I have a Sharepoint list which contains the following fields group name, user, section and active(which is a check box) . I have a grid view visual web part which will ...
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Search in selected managed properties

I need to search my query only in specific managed properties. Currently I am having results which do not contain the query to be search. How can I restrict so that search is done only in a b c ...