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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 ...
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Creating a View or custom content query web part to show all files checked out by logged in user

I know that there are some answers out there to show an admin all of the checked out files by a user... i.e. these two links: ...
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how to display two fields (and their labels) in the same row? Sharepoint

I have two fields in out of the box sharepoint list form , both are single line of text Is there any jquery way in which I can merge the two columns into one row I am a newbie to coding. So I do not ...
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Disabling the Links on the Picture Library Slideshow webpart. or ammending the code to open the link in the same window [duplicate]

I am using SharePoint 2010 Picture library Slideshow webpart. But want to disable the link from opening in another window. I have used the following code succesfully to change the image link to the ...
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REST API for SP 2010 Enterprise search

How may I be able to use a ReST API to use the enterprise search on SP2010? I am not talking about the ReST API in each and every SP site.
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Showing all newform.aspx of a certain content type in a dynamic list

How can I provide the following solution? on the 'home page' of a site collection, query all lists with a certain content type ('eForms') each list entry will be a link to the 'newform.aspx' of that ...
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Custom List without CreatedBy / ModifiedBy through WebUI/SPD/Javascript

Is it possible to create a truely anonymous list without the created by and modified by columns defaulted, like if someone wanted a suggestion box? Specifically is it possible to do this in SP2010 out ...
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Creating and structuring folders in SharePoint

I am very new to SharePoint and have been tasked with creating a folder structure within SharePoint and I need help on how to do this. It appears that the SharePoint I'm using only inserts documents ...
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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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List view for FastSearch result with xslt in SharePoint 2010

Can SharePoint FAST search result be populated in list view web part (document library list view web part) using xslt? Is it possible?
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Copy sharepoint list items across different farms

I am trying to copy items to a list but it sits on a different farm in the same domain. Please point me in the right direction. Some of the code is as below: string _destination = null; ...
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SP 2010 wiki anchors

I was wondering if there was any way to make anchors in a wiki that work properly. If not, any alternatives. I am fleshing out a wiki on a SharePoint2010 intranet site and am trying to make a table ...
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launch ribbon action with ribbon hidden

I didn't find anything to help me out, so I'm asking your help. I work with sharepoint 2010. I have a team Site where the ribbon is hidden. (never trust users, thay are evil :p ) On this team site I ...
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SPJobDefinition - base.Execute(targetInstanceId);

I have a timer job that manipulates items in a list. The code for it looks something like: public overrride void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) { //base.Execute(targetInstanceId); /* Code ...
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How to store “stream” and “fields” paramters properly

I'm trying to use the GetItem method to use for copying documents, but I'm not having luck with the field or stream parameters. Below is an example of how I attempted to store each of them. When I ...
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Webpart won't show tasks related to the list item

I have a 'Complaints' task webpart that's displayed under a (list) display form. The tasks are created by a workflow, when a complaint is created. I can get all of the tasks to appear in the webpart, ...
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Losing Filter When Paging Back From Second Page

I have a list view of a task list with filters creating subsets of tasks (Archived, Constructing, Defect, Stabilizing, etc.). The default view has a limit that will return 100 items at a time when ...
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Opening ECB resets custom href of list items

Once a page finishes loading, I use JQuery to change the href of every item based on some custom validation. So far so good but my problem is that opening the ECB will reset the href of that item. I ...