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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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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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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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How to edit xslt for thumbnail view of Asset Library.?

I have added an XsltListViewWebPart which refers to the Asset Library in the site. I have given reference of AssetPick.xslt for thumbnail view for that web part. I want to put the Title in place of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to add a registration button to a calendar list / list form?

my use case is: I want to create an event management system without using meeting workspaces (sadly I/We can't use them, at least the senior dev. told me). There shall be: One Calendar List, ...