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Options for Accessing SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps Through Java

I'm interested in developing an client-side application that can load Word documents in-browser using the Office Web Apps service running on a SharePoint 2010 server. The application would be run on a ...
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Excel document not updating on open

I have an excel document that is linked to a SP 2010 list. I set the connection and the update on open. It works just fine (i.e. updates with new data) when the file is on my local machine. However ...
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External Content Type = access denied

I have an External Content Type created. It connects to a SQL Server 2005 db, using "Impersonate Windows Identity" authentication, with an account over in Secure Store Service. I've got a Read List ...
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Powershell regular expression syntax for matching exactly 6 characters that start with two letters at end of url

I have been trying to get a regular expression right for the powershell match command. I am looping through all site collections in a web application (my sites have URLs SC followed by exactly 4 ...
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How can I create a custom task form in Sharepoint 2010?

Is there an easy way to create a custom task form with asp.net/Visual Studio for Sharepoint 2010? I worked with WSS3 before, where you can easily add the form URL to the workflow.xml file but in ...
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How can I get the status of a Workflow in C#

I need to get the status of a Workflow programatically. Things i tried: item[workflowName] - gave me a "8" altough the workflow is completed (seems to always return 8, I don't know why) (was not ...
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What's the fastest way to develop custom native-looking SharePoint pages?

I'm trying to develop a couple of custom application pages for SharePoint 2010 that will be accessible from the central administration page as a part of my application, basically serving as a front ...
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Search return recurring events

Is it possible to configure the search so that it will display all instances of recurring events and not just one? I have several events that are set to recur at differing intervals. I seem to ...
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How do I mark the link in the navigation I visit? SharePoint 2010

I have created a new navigation to a flat site collection on SharePoint 2010. But the navigation looks like this: I want to move the marker from "Home" to the page I visit. But I have no clue on ...
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Factors to check if server is a SP Web Server or SP App Server

How to determine and check if a server is a SharePoint Web front-end Server or a SharePoint Application Server?
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Restore farm backup and rename databases?

I'm using the Backup-SPFarm PowerShell cmdlet to backup our SP 2010 Server farm and all of its associated databases. We want to test our restore process, and I'm wondering if it's possible to restore ...
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Realm for SharePoint Claims based auth

I have a SharePoint web site that use an Issuer Provider for SAML. When I create a new SharePoint Web Application the /_trust folder is created in IIS. So, I guess that /_trust/default.aspx could be ...
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Content Types from Hub not showing up in sub site

I have the following web application MainWeb And within that application i can 2 site collections as follows / /sites/home I have created a Content Type Hub on my main site collection ("/") and ...
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2010: Allow editing documents without editing web part pages

In SharePoint 2010, what is the best way to allow users with the "Edit Items" permissions to edit documents, but not web part pages? SP2010 lists this permission set as "Edit items in lists, edit ...
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Target filtered list results at individuals (not groups)

I am using several Content Query WebParts to filter rows in a list by various criteria. I wanted to use Audience Targeting with the respective CQWP's to display them certain individual users (but not ...
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How to get two separate dispform for two views of the same list ? (No Infopath since SharePoint Standard)

I have a list with two different views , but when i click on view item the form of both remains same . Is it possible to have two dispforms for the two views. Thanks,
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User profiles - some use listform.aspx, others userdisp.aspx

On a SharePoint 2010 installation we have a small number of users whose user profile URLs (i.e. click on their name in the list of users) goes to something like this: ...
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IRM enabled different for interface than with powershell

Learning about IRM and how it works, please help me understand this situation. Why does powershell show that IRMenabled is true, but the web interface doesn't reflect that IRM is being used? IRM is ...
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Hunting down Missing Web Parts

We recently ran test-spcontentdatabase a Sharepoint 2010 farm and got a list of missing features and web parts, etc. I've been busy hunting down all the erroring web parts on various pages and ...
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Set targeted audience for calendar using workflow

As per the title. I am to set a target audience on a calendar. I am restricted to an OOB simple solution. I want users to only see the items they have added. I don't want them to see other items ...
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2010: How to query user profiles for custom properties?

Our sharepoint user profiles are configured to have two additional AD synchronized, public custom properties, EmployeeID and CostCenter. I need to read a list of users with the same CostCenter as the ...
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Switching DNS to point to IP of SharePoint 2010 web front-end server

Our organization's SharePoint Farm was supposed to be a 3 tier architecture but somehow the web server is idle and application server is working as both, web server and application server. Our vendor ...
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Can an SSRS Report in ReportViewer web part access the URL or site name of the site hosting it?

I have several sites with pages with ReportViewer web parts on those pages. All web parts use a central report file (.rdl) in a report document library in a reports site. I would like these reports ...
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2010: How to get rid of the bottom Cancel button (not the close X Button) in a modal dialog page which uses dialog.master as Master Page?

My custom dialog page uses dialog.master as master page. It shows a Cancel button at the bottom right of the dialog box, which closes the dialog instantly. Since I implemented my own cancel button ...
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TypeLoadException in ULS log on retract and deploy

When I retract or deploy a SP2010 solution, I get the following message in the ULS: TypeLoadException: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages, Version=14.0.0.0, ...
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How to Configure Searching in SP 2013

we have SP site in 2010 with huge amount of Data in it. We will be updating it to SharePoint 2013 very soon.so just wanted to know if it will create problem after upgrading , specially searching part ...
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Why does storage metrics show size is smaller than the database

In "Site Collection Administration : Storage Metrics" I can see our top two sites are 88384.3MB and 23324.6 MB however our database file (the mdf) is only 53GB. Any idea why this might be so much ...
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Is it possible to have separate permissions for a form and the library it submits to?

We are using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. I would like a form hosted on SharePoint to be available to any logged-in user, however after they submit I would like the library that receives the ...
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Is it possible to, using an event receiver, change a filename before it is uploaded?

I was using a workflow to change file names to some text and the SP ID, but this has caused issues because the workflows can often take several minutes to complete. I would like to do this during ...
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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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2010: How to deploy filled content editor WebPart and SPD-modified views in a wsp file

I am developing a custom sharepoint solution with Visual Studio. The Solution contains an application page, it creates lists in the featur event receiver and so on. I'd like to deploy some pre-filled ...
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Developer Dashboard for extended application

I have extended web application used by internal and external users . Recently the external users are facing performance issues ,so i enabled the developer dashboard . My concern is the developer ...
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If I have several items' IDs, how can I use that to retrieve a specific field value?

I have used (in a for loop): var itm = mylist.getItemById(id); I tried using context.executeQueryAsync , but I read that I can't use this to store or return global variables. The only examples I ...
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Do I need a Content Type Hub?

We have one site collection with a bunch of subsites, and I need cross-subsite lookup. Do I need to create a content-type hub? I have Sharepoint Enterprise 2010. (If anyone follows along here and ...
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Formula =Now() as text

I am designing a SharePoint data sheet list for recording entry and exit times. I am using the [Created] column to show the entry time, a second column called [Out] with a Yes/No choice and a ...
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Getting the exception: “Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object” when calling SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup()

When calling the method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities.SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup(SPWeb web, String input, Int32 maxCount, Boolean& reachedMaxCount) I get the following stack trace: ...
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2010: Problems saving an InfoPath form instance to a form library with only item level contributor rights

I got an InfoPath Form with some People fields. The Form is published to a forms library. The saved forms in the library have different permissions (item level). Most of them are read-only, but some ...
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SPList.GetItems(view) vs SPList.GetItems(query)

Which solution from the two is the most efficient one: 1. Using SPList.GetItems with a given view as a parameter 2. Using SPList.GetItems with a given query as a parameters and then retrieving from ...
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extended SharePoint server 2010 lists have problem with columns that have customized forms for their data gathering with InfoPath 2010

our server is upgraded from 2007 and we have problems there that force us to decide to move sites to the new 2010 web application. after that we have problem with excel services that solutions and ...
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Viewing the existing MySiteHostLocation for the SPProfileServiceApplication

I've found plenty of example of how to set the My Site host location for the User Profile service application. On the Start menu, click All Programs. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. ...
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How can I provide option 'Select' in dropdown and lookup column of Sharepoint

I have a mandatory drop down column, I want a select option as the standard drop down I have a non-mandatory lookup column , which contains (None) as default value , How can that be changed to Select ...
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Client object model item adding error - Forms Based Authentication

I have an event receiver that copies items across farms. It works perfectly using client object model on to a web app that only has Windows authentication. However, the farm we are trying to write to ...
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Apropriate rights to access “manage site features”

I am fairly new to sharepoint, and I am currently trying to add features to an existing wiki. I would like enable metadata navigation, and thus need to enable this feature, as it is curently turned ...
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Using getSelectedItems to get a field value instead of ID

I have been able to use getSelectedItems() without issue so I can perform operations, but from my (hopefully incorrect) understanding, the only other value that is returned is the type of item that's ...
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Is there any way to create a 2010 style site in Office 365?

Is there any way to create a 2010 version site in Office 365?
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Simple “set field =” workflow failing?

Multiple users are moving files into my library, and no one cares about the actual document file name, but SharePoint does. So to prevent overwriting "duplicates", I'm using a workflow which appends ...
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Click back button after logout and the application should not be browsed again

I am currently using SAML token authentication for one of our clients. When I click log-out the session is getting cleared , everything works fine. But when I click the browser back button I can still ...
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Adding a non WCF SOAP wsdl as external content type in sharepoint manager

This is location to my wsdl, it is WSDL created by Spring WS: http://foo.bar/local/rpc/file.wsdl I am trying to add the connection to external data source from sharepoint designer. In the selection ...
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2010: How to connect to a SQL database on the same SQL server as the SharePoint databases?

In the code behind of an application page, I need to query a SQL table from a database which is on the same server and instance as the SharePoint content and config databases. Is there an easy way to ...
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Using a column other than “Name” to open item in list/library?

Is there a way to let users click on another single line of text field or even a date field in order for the document within a library to open up? My users don't want to have the "Name" field visible ...