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Error message when trying to select Datasheet view on a library

I'm new to SharePoint, and I'm picking up what I can, but I've come across an error that has me stumped. Basically whenever we try to enter datasheet view on any library, we were getting an ...
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Xlviewer not able to render excel sheet

Team, I have an unusual problem of XLviewer.aspx not able to render the excel sheet by itself but takes the help of defualt client application to render....meaning it takes the help of installed ...
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UserProfileService GetUserProfile Modified Date in 2010

I have a problem when loading a UserProfile from the UserProfileService in Powershell. I am able to get a list of properties, however I can't seem to find when the profile was last modified. The one ...
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Sharepoint for Project Management

Out of the box what are my options in share point for creating a project management website? I need to be able to create and manage multiple projects and be able to view the status of each. There does ...
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2010: How to get Item-ID in SharePoint view? {@ID} gives GUID, not ID

In a view of a custom list, I want to add a Script call to a link which opens a custom application page inside a model dialog. The JS function needs the current Item ID as a parameter, so I create ...
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Search Results Web Part - Hide pages based on Custom field

I have a Search Results Web Part (SRWP) and there are few Pages which are based on Content Type, that content type contains a field "Visibility". There is a custom web part which searches for this ...
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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Proper way to check for failed SPServices call?

I'm running a SharePoint method with SPServices that should copy several items. I just noticed that the return value is "Success" even when I've specified an invalid location and nothing has actually ...
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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 external application

I have web application used by internal and external users . I have enabled the developer dashboard . The developer dashboard is seen only for internal users . How can i set the developer dashboard ...
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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 ...