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Error while referring “/_vti_bin/ListData.svc”

While trying to refer "ListData.svc" service in my VS.NET WinForm project, I am getting an error The HTML document does not contain Web service discovery information. Metadata contains a reference ...
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using ftp in a SP list

I am not yet familiar with Visual Studio SP development as I have just started developing on SP sites less than 2 months. I would like to use a SP list to initiate a transfer of HUGE files which ...
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How to get the current list/library name using JSOM?

How to get the current list/library name using JSOM? So far I found two snippets which return GUID of the current list/library, but not the name. // Using standard JSOM ...
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An SPRequest object was not disposed - determine where this object was allocated

I have the SPRequest object was not disposed error. 12/10/2013 14:21:03.03 w3wp.exe (0x260C) 0x1700 SharePoint Foundation Performance nask ...
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How To: Send the Alert Emails to External Email Addresses?

In our SP2010 Intranet (Windows authentication) we are using "Alert Me" feature and it has been working great. However, Currently we have a new difficult situation where we want to send the Alert ...
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Need to sync User Profile with aspnetdb

Can someone please guide me on How to sync user profiles from aspnetdb (FBA users)? We do not have AD, So we need to Create and Sync the User Profile of Sharepoint with aspnetdb. Just to add more ...
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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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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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SP version history is different from version history dispayed in Office application

Have you any idea why office application like Excel or Word shows different name in version history than SP version history? This is version history of some Excel file viewed through SP GUI: ... ...
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how can to find out which cumulative update is installed

Guys ive inherited the admin of our company install of sharepoint. I need to know which CU we have installed. Can anyone tell me where i can find this information?
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How to add a field to a contenttype with feature upgrade, for NEW and existing sites

So, I have been using feature upgrading for a while, it works pretty well for existing instances, but as far as I know feature upgrade does not happen automatically, you need to trigger the upgrade, ...
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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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How to copy People and group from one site to another

I need to copy People and group from one sharepoint site to another. I dont want to backup the entire site. Any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks, Lav
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Deactivate the link of lookup-fields (2010)

On our solution (SP Foundation) we multiple lists with quite some lookup fields. Some of the lookup fields are user fields who link to the user info list, and we don't want that to happen. Of ...
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Why can't I crawl bog-standard HTML internet sites?

This comes up in the crawl logs: Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository ...
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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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How to find out how long ago someone checked out document in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

I am a regular (non-privileged) user of my company's SharePoint Foundation 2010 system. When a document is checked out, I know how to find out who it is checked out to (hover over green checkout ...
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Access Denied from Migrated SP2010 -> 2013 Web App

I've migrated a web application's content database from SP2010 to SP2013. After the migration was complete, I am completely locked out of the web application. Navigating to the root site collection ...
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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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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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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" ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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Anonymous Access only for some sites. (SPS 2010)

We host a neat little SP 2010 solution, my coworker and I developed, on the net. On the root site, you have some news and a login-webpart. (FBA) For everything else, you need to be logged-in. So far, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Required Field Issue with SharePoint 2010 December 2013 CU

I installed SP2 a couple of weeks ago to fix the issues with my XSLT Compiles timing oot (Which was a Bug introduced in SP1). Things seemed fine, but then a few days later we noticed that workflows ...
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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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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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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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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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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 ...
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Updating a multiselect field via REST API 2010

Can you update a mulivalue choice field via REST API in SharePoint 2010? If I perform a simple GET I receive: { "d": { "__metadata": { "uri": ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...