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Multi lingual stemming Sharepoint 2010

I am looking for best practices in configuring stemming in multi lingual SP10 environment (no FAST). Is there a way of controlling which stemmer is used rather than having sharepoint use the browser ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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Saving content in a <div> with jQuery in SharePoint 2010

I have written a tiny bit of code that displays an information box for the users and a button to make this information box go away. I have placed the code snippet in a Content Editor webpart on the ...
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SharePoint 2010 UserProfileService GetUserProfileByName - different results for similar input syntax

I have a problem where a call from a browser enabled InfoPath form to the UserProfileService in SP 2010 returns at 500 error: "Warning The following query failed: GetUserProfileByName (User: ...
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XSLT: Set the background colour of cell when the task is overdue

I currently have this XSLT added to my list (snippet): ... <xsl:param name="Today">CurrentDate</xsl:param> <xsl:template name="FieldRef_printTableCell_EcbAllowed.Due_x0020_Date0" ...
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Store Task List Item Attachment to Directory At End of Workflow

I am trying to develop a workflow using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, that moves a task list item with a PDF attachment from list to list, going from one department to another. When one person signs ...
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How to link from one item to another?

I want to have a field in Content Type A that can link an item to an item in the same list but a different content type (Content Type B). So for example, A-1 and A-2 link to B-1, A-3 links to B-2, ...
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Archiving SharePoint Sites Removing Permissions

A team separate from mine has started Archiving SharePoint sites and selecting the options to not delete the sites. Permissions for the archived sites are being removed when this happens. It seems ...
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SP2010: Attach File for custom newform

SP2010 Created a custom newform using blank .aspx page. Can't seem to get the Attach File function to work. I've tried multiple ways, closest I've got was getting the 'browse for file' but after ...
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Unable to update an excel file in SP

One of our users is currently trying to update an excel file that is saved directly to our SP document library. Whenever he tries to update it and save it the changes for some reason never save. It ...
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Accessing web.config file of central administration

Pretty simple problem, but can't find a solution. Mostly because most of examples of reading web.config asks to use web application name, which is empty string for central administration. So is there ...
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Survey widget, have a pre-loaded first answer to question ? (screenshots)

We are sending the survey link to clients so they can evaluate our work. The link they receive by email brings them here : Once they click there, they have to select the # of project that ...
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Have workflow add items in a list contained in a different site scope in SP 2010

I've been tasked to create two distinct site structures, which will contain one list each. One list will have a workflow associated with it, this workflow having to, once activated, add and update ...
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sharepoint 2010 user profiles Access denied error

We have provisioned MySites for users and created a new permission level according our company requirements, wherein the Mysite is visible only to the MySite owners. Now, from which ever page we are ...
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Cannot create a new list/site in SharePoint 2010

I have received a below error message while creating a new application in SharePoint 2010 such as list, library or site. Is there any suggestions?
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Cannot create a timer job with a yearly schedule

I want to create a custom timer job with a SPYearlySchedule. The job deploys successfully, but when I view its settings in the central admin, it is shown to have an hourly schedule: Furthermore, as ...
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Document Approval Workflow with Rollback

I have this question and was wondering if someone could answer me. How can I implement a document approval workflow with notification rollback. Something like: User A sends to user B; user B ...
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Deployiment Issues - multiple webparts

If my SharePoint Project has multiple web parts, then I should see multiple .webpart files when I deploy the solution and check the webpart gallery, right? If not then what do I do/why is it ...
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Plain HTML css-links and script-links in a Visual Webpart? (sp2010)

The recommended way of adding js and css to any Sharepoint component is using Sharepoint:CSSLinks and RegisterClientScriptBlock. But I hate it! I like being able to use as much pure HTML as possible, ...
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How to add a Site column of type “Managed Metadata”to a SharePoint 2010 List with c#

I would like to know if is that possible to add a Site column of type "Managed Metadata" to a SharePoint 2010 List with c# Thanks a lot for your help Regards, Arioule
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Problem editing document set in SharePoint

I want to customize the edit form for document sets. I know that it uses editform.aspx. I create jQuery code inside content editor web part. When I edit document sets attribute, it works with content ...
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Why I get now login prompt when I try to add new document or save as existing document?

I am using sp2010. When I try to add a new document in a library I got a login prompt. When I open an existing word document and click on save as I got also the login prompt. Before I didnt got this ...
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get data by id from other page using jquery ajax on sharepoint 2010

I'm trying to retrieve specific data value by id from other page on my site by using query ajax. by debugging on Chrome canary i have seen that I'm getting all the page data on dataAll ,and than ...
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PeopleEditor auto complete 2010

I am working on a custom solution for SP2010 and the customer ask me to make PeopleEditor auto complete like OOB PeopleEditor on SP2013 Can any one help me accomplish this?
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How to view a published form?

Unbelievably simple question here, but I cannot for the life of me figure it out... I created an InfoPath form and published it to the SharePoint site following the wizard's instructions. Then when I ...
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SP2010: Displaying CAML query results in XsltListViewWebPart

How can I get my CAML query to call the results on a XsltListViewWebPart in SP2010? Before I continue, 3rd party codes are not supported in the environment I'm working with and this particular page of ...
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Managing a SharePoint 2010 list from a SharePoint 2013 web application

I am replacing a colleague for the support of SharePoint intranets including a SharePoint 2010 one and a SharePoint 2013 one. Is there a way to manage a list of the SP2010 intranet from the SP2013 one ...
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Display Sum for Multiple Columns

I have a list with four columns to track different types of commissions (agent commissions and broker commissions): Agent____Amount____Broker____Amount John_____$50________Henry_____$50 ...
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How to limit the file upload size for a specific document library in SharePoint 2010?

I want to limit the file upload size for a specific document library in SharePoint 2010. I do know that the upload size is for the entire web-application rather than a specific site/sub-site/library. ...
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Show external link as subsubsite in global navigation

I'm using SharePoint 2010. I have several different site collections, but two of them have some information that concerns both collections. Until now the same information has been maintained ...
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Validate a Single line of text column type of list in sharepoint 2010 to accept only alphabets?

How to validate a Single line of text column type of list in SharePoint 2010 to enter accept only alphabets? no special character and no number should be allowed in that field.
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Farm backups take a very long time

My farm backups seem to be getting longer and longer to complete. It has gone from about 3 hours to 8-9 hours in the space of month. The growth of the database in that time has been a slow steady ...
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Workflow approval issue with multiple approvers

Seeking SharePoint 2010 advice: I am new to SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath, and I am taking over a project for a person who is no longer with the company. From my understanding he has created a form ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Set New Documents Button

I am implementing a Document Set based case management solution - positioning the case file as a Document Set Content Type then having Document Content Types for documents required within the case ...
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Disable “group by” auto expand on load ? [screenshot]

By default, all the lists here are auto-expanded (see red squares on screenshot), I'd like to have them NOT expanded by default, how can I achieve that ? Edit: I went in the options posted by some ...
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SPLongOperation window on the end redirects in itself

I have a small issue with SPLongOperation, basically what i'm doing i have something to happen in "OnPreLoad" method ... In this method i start a long processing operation and i call SPLongOperation, ...
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Migrate Documents Between Site Collections

I need to migrate a number of documents from multiple document libraries into a single document library in a new site collection. Both site collections are SP2010 and the migration must maintain ...
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New site collection can't declare records

We have added a new site collection (template: records center) to our web application. There is no possibility to declare documents as record. Not with the ribbon button to declare a record or with a ...
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Custom web part (filter) act similarly to the OOTB Text Filter

I'm writing a custom web part (which is a filter), because I need lots of customizations, so none of the OOTB filter would work for me. I'm now trying to write one similar to the OOTB text filter ...
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dispex SharePoint.OpenDocuments.3 works for PDF but not Office docs?

I have the folllowing in my XSL for a (SharePoint 2010) content query webpart: < A onfocus="OnLink(this)" HREF="{$ItemUrl}" onmousedown="return ...
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How can I import a custom action workflow in sharepoint desginer?

I've just download a custom action workflow on codeplex but I don't how to import it. It's a .wsp format file and sharepoint doesn't seem to recognize it... Is somebody know how to do it? Thanks.
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remove “save” button from new item form ribbon in SharePoint Foundation 2010

I have looked through this article but don't see a solution to my specific issue. Is it possible to remove the Save button at the top of the "new item" form just for one list (but not for the other ...
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How to get User's account ID in Display Form

I want to get the User Account ID inside of a 'Person or Group' field in my Display Form: is it possible?
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Sharepoint Document library Site Pages is deleted/corrupted

The SharePoint site is not working in test box , further i noticed that there is no "SitePages" document library . I followed the link : ...
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UPS, when click on “Edit My Profile” for 1 user I got an exception

I am using sp2010. When I go to CA en go to the User Profile Service Application -> Manage User Profiles -> search on a username like domainA\joha I got one result. When I click on the user I click on ...
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What's up with the three bytes at the beginning of these SharePoint files?

I've been playing with SharePoint files in PowerShell, and I've notice three bytes at the beginning of most files (forms and master pages): $web = Get-SPWeb ... $masterFolder = ...
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Survey, validate today's date question

We have a private survey. The date the survey was completed is to appear in an Exported Excel sheet. To do so, I have added a Date Field question in the survey named something like "Today's date" ...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade (License Migration)

I have been having a hard time finding an answer to this anywhere. I know the licensing model has changed from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. If we already have SharePoint 2010 licenses for our servers and ...
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SP2010 Calendar Web Part removed from page on check in

I have a page which has hosted a calendar web part almost since the page was created. Today a user notified me the calendar was missing from the page. I have tried adding the web part back onto the ...
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Search on this site doesn't return any result

I am build a community website under our intranet, using SharePoint 2010. I do not have access to the server, but have administration privileges. However, when launching a search with any keyword, ...