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SharePoint 2010 Tabs [closed]

I'm trying to add "Tabs" on each of my SharePoint pages. I have full admin rights and have tried to add tabs, but can't seem to figure it out. I need help, can anyone assist?
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Email Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 Platform - Inheriting Other Workflows

Created a calendar in SharePoint to go over scheduled installs. Need missing information to be not only documented, but also corrected. Need a way to trace issues, if issues were corrected, phases ...
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CreateLabel throws “insufficient permissions” error but CreateTerm does not

I have an event receiver attached to a list in SharePoint 2010. It is a solution built in C# in Visual Studio 2012. By adding items to the list from the browser, the user can add new Managed Metadata ...
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Can't open pdf file in client application

I want to open a PDF file directly to my client application(Nuance Power PDF), but the file still opens in browser despite my selection from Advanced Settings (SharePoint 2010). I am an user, not ...
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Calendar to send email to user entering new item

My office has a 2010 SharePoint calendar for employees to request leave by adding a new item to the calendar (list with dates, etc). Currently, there is an alert that sends those new items to a leave ...
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How to get the timer job name from timer job id in sharepoint 2010

how to get the timer job name from a given timerjob id in sharepoint 2010 server farm. ex: i have a timer job id Get-SPTimerJob | Where {$_.id -eq "xxxxxxxx3"} | ft id,name it displaying empty ...
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Filter out hidden folder using client object model in SharePoint 2010 / 2013

I need to do the same thing as on this thread: Filter out hidden folder using client object model in sharepoint 2013 However my code needs to run on SharePoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the ...
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Unable to get data from SharePoint server

when opening my content type designer I get this message: "Unable to get data from the SharePoint server. The designer will only display data from the local project. You can try to reopen the ...
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Expose list or document through ODBC connection

I've seen a few things on Data Connection Libraries and BCS on how to bring content from external databases into SharePoint, but what I am looking for is the other way around. We have a SAP server ...
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Failed to get restore event for content db, SPException: The changeToken refers to a time before the start of the current change log

I am receiving the below two errors in the Sharepoint ULS logs when running the timer job "Taxonomy Update Scheduler". 02/24/2016 02:19:01.68 OWSTIMER.EXE (0x1B74) 0x1B70 ...
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How to add a new extension in SharePoint 2010 file type management AUTOMATICALLY?

I'm trying to figure out how to add a new file type in the file type list manager. I do know the procedure to add a new type manually using the SharePoint 2010 Central administration. I did it to add ...
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Remove initiation form from designer workflows

Our users create many SharePoint designer workflows and add Quick Steps to ribbon to manually start them. They are pretty annoyed by additional start page which appears every time they try to start a ...
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How to control view audit log events from search service content access account?

I enabled the audit log events Edit and delete like in below image I found there is huge number of rows creating every day in audit table daily, now its size 40 GB. Now I am running Audit log ...
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Task workflow not firing on task created by information management policy

I have a requirement to send out a custom notification email whenever a new task is assigned to a user. To achieve this I have turned off the standard notification on the Tasks list and attached a ...
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How do I capture a change event for a Managed Metadata Form Field?

I am working with SharePoint 2010, building a custom web part in Visual Studio 2012 (C#). I have a Managed Metadata column in my SPListItem, and I want to capture the ValueChanged event of the Form ...
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REST client-side List services filter fails when filtering in SharePoint 2010

When accessing REST services for a list on my site: http://example.com/Financial/_vti_bin/ListData.svc/Remittance() The results display properly. But when I try to run a filter, or an orderby: ...
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Why are some documents inside document sets shown when filtering for document set meta data?

I have a very strange issue: Two files (excel files) - each belonging to a different document set - are shown within the top level view when using a specific Key Filter setting which should only be ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Webpart connection between 2 DataFormWebParts not working

I have a very long form so I have split it into 2 forms. Both are "Edit Form" and I have setup a Web Part Connection between them in Sharepoint Designer which appears to be configured properly and ...
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New Site Popup Not Working

When we try to create a new site or new document library in IE11, the popup window is blank or we get an appcrash error. It works fine in Chrome. Any ideas? We are using Sharepoint 2010 with IE 11. ...
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Workflow Status shows blank on completion

In my SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow, a custom status is set to the Workflow status in the last step. I understand that, "If the Set Workflow Status action is the last step in your workflow where ...
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Effect of using multiple SPSite and SPWeb objects

I want to know that what effects will cause if I open SPSite and SPWeb objects more than once in a code file (c#) I have a implementation like below, can anyone tell me that what effects will it ...
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Add SPListItem with file

I have a library, that have items and each item has additional File field. I can upload them programmicaly - firsly file is uploaded, then empty item is updated with other info. Example of filled ...
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CEWP to set Infopath field value not working

I have an infopath form web part on my web page along with a CEWP. I'm using javascript in my CEWP to set a field on my Infopath form to some value when a button is clicked. For some reason I can't ...
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Exporting User Profile Key Error

I am migrating from SP 2010 to 2013 and I am having an issue exporting the key from 2010 on a 2008 R2 server. This is what I get. This spadmin is an administrator on the server as well a sysadmin ...
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List content type is missing site columns from the site content type

I followed these steps in creating this list. I've been successful using this method in other lists on this site. Create any new site columns needed. Create the site content type. Add the site ...
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Using Rest API for the anonymously accessible SharePoint website having _vti_bin blocked

When learning how to Secure anonymously accessible SharePoint website, I went through this article in http://www.c-sharpcorner.com To increase security, one should enable lockdown mode and also ...
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How to count the number of times a Workflow is triggered in Sharepoint 2010

I'm testing a SharePoint List which has been created for ticketing purpose.  We perform post production updates in the DB's we deliver. To track these changes we are using SharePoint List. The list is ...
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Site displays 403/access denied instead of 'cannot display this webpart'

We have a heavily customized, migrated SP2010 running, and we've run into a problem - for a lot of users, if they don't have permissions to a list webpart on a WPP, they get 403 instead of a generic ...
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how can i change the sharepoint web application name and it also apply in IIS?

In sharepoint 2010 , when i create new web applications i given the name of sharepoint web applications like sharepoint-81,sharepoint-82... and after application created, in IIS also name of the ...
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Multiple selections on filter web part

I have a text filter web part on my web part page which is connected to a list. I was trying to figure out if there was a way to pass multiple choices to my list using the filter. For example I am ...
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Which code is updating my List Items

I've a very peculiar problem. I've a task list which is getting modified by "System Account" daily. Tasks are getting into Pending status from Completed or Draft. Timing is almost the same: 1:00AM ...
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Search and view documents from one site collection to another site collection in one web application

I created two site collection in one web application with two seperate content dbs sitecol1 2.sitecol2 configured enterprise search in sharepoint and will run full crawl and incremental crawl for ...
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SharePoint 2010 Managed account password propagation failure

On our SharePoint 2010 farm we have implemented managed accounts and these are configured to automatically change password each month. The issue we face is sometimes after the password is changed it ...
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Count not updating in calculated column

I am getting number of days between Created & Now in SharePoint 2010 list using calculated column by below mentioned formula. =IF(ISERROR(DATEDIF(NOW(),Created,"d")),DATEDIF(Created,NOW(),"d")) ...
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How to implement termstore query in content query webpart editor

I am creating a content query webpart (in SharePoint 2010) that displays documents that have been tagged with a particular termstore tag. The issue I am having is how to create the content query ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Scope in FullTextSqlQuery Results

I've been searching this for quite a while already and thinks that I should post here while still continuing my research. Basically I'm using FullTextSqlQuery for searching but I can't pull out the ...
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How to complete un install custom Sharepoint farm solution?

What is the correct way to uninstall custom farm features and farm solutions? Does installing a farm solution add any DLLs to GAC?
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How to uninstall Sharepoint farm solution dlls from sharepoint servers completely? [duplicate]

how to remove below dlls from sharepoint servers, i faced issue when i join new servers to the existing farm, these dlls i don't need and wants to delete from existing sharepoint farm server. Failed ...
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If [LookUp] equals [String] doesn't always work. Sometimes I have to use [1;#String] instead, why?

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010. I created a workflow in which I needed to test the value of a lookup column. I (perhaps naively) simply tested if the lookup column equals the literal string I ...
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How to modify DropDown Menu of a SPGridView?

I'm using an SPGridView to display search results (SP2010) and I would like to modify the way datetime column is displayed through the column menu. Schema are more meaningful than long speeches so ...
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System error/ThrowBackwardCompatibleException in FullTextSqlQuery for many hits

We are using SharePoint Search (not FAST) in SharePoint 2010 to execute a FullTextSqlQuery. It works fine, but often (not Always) it gives errors for search strings (FREETEXT(, '')) that gives many ...
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Import multiple excel spreadsheets to sharepoint 2010 lists

I have a user asking if its possible to import an excel file with multiple spreadsheets to a SharePoint 2010 solution? Each spreadsheet should be turned into one list. It is an autogenerated excel ...
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CompilerError occurs in Custom Activity - after publish and running manually workflow

Background I have a custom activity that I developed a year ago for a site in SharePoint 2010. The custom activity calls a string method which contains three strings parameters. Here is the relevant ...
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Copying SharePoint list data

I have a requirement where we use calendar to enter events for a year and we are looking to automate copying the events from one year to another year. Limitation is I don't have access to server so I ...
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Custom New Item Form did not updated automatically after updating Survey Questions

I have created Custom New Item Form in my Survey list using SPD. When I edited one of my Question that updated question was not reflected to my Custom form. When I check default NewForm.aspx, question ...
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Line Break in Text column on a Data View Web Part

I have a Data View Web part on my page, pulling information from a SOAP query. One of my columns has data displayed like: "0 - Test; 1 - Test1; 2 - Test2;" I'm trying to figure how to make it so it ...
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Filter Performance Point Dashboard Data Based on User

Let's say I have a Performance Point dashboard that shows data for various departments in the company. Is there a way to only show data on the dashboard for the department that the currently logged ...
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SharePoint 2010 project templates missing in Visual studio 2015 Enterprise Edition

On windows server 2012 we have installed Visual studio 2015 Enterprise Edition but unfortunately I cant see the SharePoint 2010 project templates. Can anyone help me out to get those templates. Thanks ...
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Cannot open root site with System Account in SPD

I cannot open root site with System Account in SPD. Rest all sub-sites are opening with System Account. When I enter credentials of System Account in SPD to open root site, the credentials window ...
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Display only specific attachments

I'm trying to list the attachments of a list item depending on it's name. But I have no idea how to get the name attribute into the if condition: <xsl:if test="????????"> <xsl:element ...