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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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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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Exception “The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields.” at changing TaxonomyField value

This problem appears only on one particular Document Library. I use TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue(myItem, myTaxonomyFieldValue); and it works fine everywhere except this lib. Can anyone suggest a ...
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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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Possible to save a list template and maintain lookup relationships?

My issue is that I have two lists that I would like to move with their data. While I am able to save both as templates and then upload to the new site, none of the lookup columns in my parent table ...
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How to get list by url using client object model?

Is it possible to get list by url using ECMA script client model? For example something like this: context.get_web().get_lists().getByUrl("Lists/MyList");
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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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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 ...
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what account does code run under in sharepoint 2010

If i create a custom web part which account does it run under when a user navigates to page that has the custom web part added. Is it the app pool account or the users account. I cant remember the ...
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How do I get the attachments for a SP 2010 list to sort the attachments in alpha order by document name?

I hope someone can help me PLEASE. How do I get the attachments on my SharePoint 2010 List item to sort in alphabetical order by document name?
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Workflow consuming webservice - Editing the address?

My State Machine Workflow (SP 2010) consumes an external Web Service that I have added as a Service Reference in Visual Studio. The WCF Service is currently hosted in my local machine. We have ...
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Filter list data based on page Url

I have a relatively small SharePoint list. When a user comes to the list page I want a generalized list to display with a search box. I want this list to have no parameters or variables attached to it ...
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“User cannot be found.” error in Powershell

I am writing a PowerShell script to re-sync my users to the AD because of a problem I have described Here. From time to time I get a "Set-SPUser : user cannot be found." error but when I call the same ...
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Farm Backup vs Granular Backup - SP 2010

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I only have 1 Site Collection. In my CA I can do a Farm Backup or a Granular Backup. What must I used, I just want to make a full backup of everything including all ...
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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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Unable to update page layout

Working on branding an old sharepoint solution. Working on a machine where a sharepoint application has been previously set up and all the pages and page layouts have already been deployed. All I need ...
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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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Import a single row from Excel spreadsheet

I'm currently trying to copy a single column from an excel sheet and import it in an existing list on sharepoint. I tried this via microsoft access, but i'm only allowed 255 characters per row! Is ...
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Feature Administrator in SharePoint 2010, Exam 70 - 667

I came across this question which seems very confusing to me while preparing for 70 - 667 exam, You configure a SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1(SP1) Farm. You need to ensure that a ...
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Content DB not getting any permissions on web application created through central admin

I tried to create a Web Application using Central Admin. It created web app without displaying any error, I can browse site too after creating site collection and that, but content db got no ...
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How to Filter DataView WebPart (DVWP) from Query String?

I have a Web part page which has two web part. 1) Visual Web part Containing Drop Down List. Drop Down is filled with data from column of Pages Library. 2) DVWP pulls data from Pages Library. Now ...
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Calculated Column left align header

In my list, I want a column to have a custom hyperlink. I create a Calculated column that has the following formula. ="<a ...
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What are the limitations of Mobile device access in Sharepoint 2010

I need to know Limitations of mobile device access in SharePoint 2010 vs desktop access to Sharepoint 2010, before I start a sharepoint mobile access project. What features don't work out of the box ...
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How to insert a named hyperlink anchor in InfoPath?

I have an infopath form, and I want to create a sort of table of contents so that when users return to finish filling out their forms (after having left off), they can jump to the section. I see that ...
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“Access Denied” while Activating Custom Timer Job

When i tried to Activate Feature of Timer Job It returns error : Access Denied Scope of Feature is "Site".. private static void CreateJob(SPSite site) { try { ...
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Can I used People search core webpart and Search Core Webpart in Same page Fast Search?

in my result.aspx i have used almost webpart like SearchPagingWebPart,CoreResultWebpart,Search Actionlink webpart, etc.. I am used PoepleSearchCoreResult wepbart in that page as People Matches. i.e ...
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Reading contents inside PDF file

How can i traverse the contents present inside PDF file. Suppose i have PDF documents inside a document library and I need to read contents inside PDF file to know the type of PDF file whether its a ...
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Enabling incoming email for SharePoint document library without Active Directory or Exchange?

This is a high level question. Can I enable incoming email for SharePoint without any involvement from Active Directory or Exchange? From what I have read, integration with Active Directory or ...
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default custome webpart became static on custom site page

I have created a custom site page in sharepoint 2010 and added the following code to it <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" FrameType="TitleBarOnly" ID="Main" Title="loc:Main" > ...
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Feature not activated by default

I have a SP2010 wsp that contains multiple features all are scoped "web" all was working fine. But suddenly one of the feature stopped activating by default on deployment though all other features are ...
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Expand and Collapse All button for any SharePoint List

I need a feature (shown in images below). The feature is available for Older versions but not for 2010. Is it possible to get Expand/Collapse buttons for any 2010 list? The examples given below uses ...