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using sharepoint as HTML authoring platform

Can I use SharePoint just as authoring platform to author HTML fragments (Header/Footer/ widgets) and publish these fragments. These fragments can be then picked to assemble a page built up in a ...
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Server getting flodded with SPUCWorkerProcess.exe

Got a SP2010 Server server that we use as an app server (not a WFE other than the Client Administrator). I had to reboot it to clear out dozens of processes as seen in Task Manager. We had probably ...
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Prevent the assignment of full control

Is there any way to allow someone to assign permissions, while preventing them from assigning the Full Control permissions level? Our organization (site-collection) has multiple sub-organizations ...
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SharePoint 2010 Parse Multiline Column

I have a SharePoint 2010 announcement list setup to accept incoming emails. There is data in the body field that I need to extract(Parse) ... such as the member ID and the Date/Time field. Can anyone ...
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Retrieve list item information using path

Using: SharePoint 2010, JavaScript, jQuery 1.10.2, SPServices In SharePoint 2010 I have a custom (JavaScript-based) page where users may type in text and link to items in SharePoint lists. A recent ...
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Custom field and list view totals

I have created a custom field that inerits from a SPFieldMultiColumn. It stores the area size like this: 10;#km 25;#km I want to use this field in totals for list view. Is it possible to ...
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Powershell script to change locked for editing to sharepoint\system status, ID not found?

I am trying to target a file to change the check out status. So I can delete it. SharePoint Management does not work. Manage Content & Structure does not work. So I am trying PowerShell. ...
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Search in 2010: Finding items of a certain content type or one of it's descendants

I want to use a fixed query in a CoreResultWebPart to find all items of a certain content type or one of it's descendants via search. I tried to create Managed Properties, mapping Crawled Properties ...
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Is it possible to link existing Sharepoint 2010 lists to SQL server databases?

I created a SQL server database and added a table to it. Then I used Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create an external Content Type using this table. Now I can alter the according Sharepoint list which ...
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Can I add the sharepoint module to powershell? 2010 / 2013

I apologize if this has been answered but I couldn't find any answers to my question. I want to practice the power shell commands for Sharepoint (either 2010 or 2013) but I can't seem to find a ...
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Incoming email from “SharePoint” does not get saved

I have a process set up that would send an email confirmation to the user who submited an item using my InfoPath form. No problems there at all. The problem I am having is with a document library I ...
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ListFeed.aspx not returning all items

So I have a site, which I want to get an RSS Feed with specific Items returned. I created a view called Display Only, and I did this: ...
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Remove content type from “New” item options?

I need to migrate some values into SharePoint that would have useless values for our system going forward. I'm using a content type called "Old Request" solely so that they can have different columns ...
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Type of BLOB files in SharePoint

What are the type of files that can be categorize as BLOB files in SharePoint Content database?
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SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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How to connect a local database in a sandbox environment?

I have the following scenario: I am very new to Sharepoint 2010 development. In order to practice I had to create a sandbox. Therefore I was instructed to do the following steps: Get Windows 8 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 managed metadata via powershell: can't access some fields

I'm trying to learn about accessing/setting managed metadata fields using powershell (v2) in sharepoint 2010. Based on various tutorials/forums I have the following minimal (not)working example: ...
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Hide OOTB Markup Styles dropdown for RichHTML field in SharePoint 2010

I need to hide or inactivate the OOTB markup styles dropdown from the ribbon of RichHTML field. I have tried the RichHtmlField.AllowTextMarkup property but it controls the individual properties not ...
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Export and Import of lists overrides views

I need to move one list data from old environment to new but keep the views on the new server. I tried exporting and importing list, but it removed all the views I created on new environment. is ...
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List.GetItems is running slow for certain sites

I'm running a pretty simple query to get back items using List.GetItems and it seems to be performing horribly on some of my sites (differing site collections). The lists being queried are essentially ...
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sharepoint foundation workflow not starting automatically

I am working with Sharepoint Foundation 2010 and I am creating a workflow which must start automatically when an item from the listX is changed. However, this workflow not starting automatically. ...
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Show row number of list item

We have a list which should be display the row number of the item. A calculated column doesn't work. So I worked with the SharePoint designer. I added different "code" to my column but number 1 ...
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Customizing the last child of a 2010 dropdown menu

Is there a simple way in CSS or XSLT to style the last child of a SharePoint 2010 single tier dropdown menu?
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People search results not reflecting profile

Our SharePoint 2010 site is back to synchronizing user attributes from Active Directory. On a few users I've tested by removing/changing their departments and after triggering a sync the profile is ...
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What happens on the backend when you enter and save a value in a SharePointWebControl:UserField?

I have: A page layout with a SharePointWebControl:UserField which collects username in each page that the page layout is applied to. I am trying to accomplish: Get the value saved in the UserField ...
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App Part VS Webpart

What is difference between an app part and web part in sharepoint 2013 ? I only know apps load inside an iframe .
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Custom Action for a specific view?

I have a list, where I wish to display a Custom Action button. This is easy enough to do in SPD, but the catch is, I only want to display this Custom Action button for a specific view, not the default ...
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SharePoint 2010 Library Tree View

What is the best way to create a SharePoint tree view web part for a document library?
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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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Are third party solutions really that superior to BCS?

Let us assume it is my task to establish a bidirectional connection between a SharePoint List and a SQL-database. According to Paolo Pialorsi's Developer Manual for SharePoint 2010, BCS (Business ...
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Announcement list web part

I would like to create an announcement list webpart that shows the information vertically, without column names, like in this image I found googling: Information is being shown in a column style, ...
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Webparts removed when copying ASPX page - SharePoint Designer Troubles

When copying a SharePoint aligned aspx webpart page from one location to another, the webpart(s) are removed completely from their zones in the copied (destination) page. For example: ...
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Where does SPFolder store it's “Created By” information?

Here's an odd one: I have a content type derived from SPFolder, that I am creating through code. As part of the creation process, I am trying to set the "Created By" information to be the user who ...
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Issue with CopyIntoItems (SPServices) - only copy certain fields?

I am using SPServices's implementation of CopyIntoItems the following way: $().SPServices({ operation: "GetItem", Url: itemurl, async: false, ...
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How to copy a Web Application or Site Collection structure without the content [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to create a backup of a Web Application or (top level) Site Collection and restore it without the contents (documents) in order to preserve only the site structure ...
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Pre installing solution doesn't solve the issue with the pre attach test

I want to attach a database to a newly created web application. I have a database which is correct. I execute the PowerShell script: Test-SPContentDatabase -Name ContentDB -WebApplication ...
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How to create a claims aware custom WCF service for SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint 2010 instance that is Claims enabled (ADFS). I am creating a WCF service that I need to deploy to SharePoint's _vti_bin directory. How do I make this WCF service claims aware? ...
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XSLT template conditional statement on lookup fields - Optimization help

I have a block of xslt that examines if the current node and performs some calculations using different lookup fields if a certain field matches a certain text string. It works as expected and is ...
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Required Field Issue with SharePoint 2010 December 2013 CU

I installed SP2 a couple of weeks ago to fix the issues with my XSLT Compiles timing oot (Which was a Bug introduced in SP1). Things seemed fine, but then a few days later we noticed that workflows ...
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Is it possible to check who and when removed column from particular sharepoint 2010 list?

Is it possible to check who and when removed column from particular sharepoint 2010 list? How to do it if it is possible? [UPDATE 1] Auditing is disabled. Any alternatives?
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How do I make a dynamically created SPList read-only in browser, but editable in code?

In code, I create a SPList. I write to this list programatically, but I would like the list to appear read-only for all users (perhaps excluding admins only) in browser only, i.e. I don't want to ...
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CAML Query based on IDs to get version number?

With JavaScript, is it possible to get its version number if I know the ID of an item? I have a function that needs to do something with the selected file, but even if I select the file, it is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 timer job running multiple times

I have a 2 timerjobs which both have SPJobLockType set to SPJobLockType.Job to ensure they only run on 1 server and they run once every hour. However they seem to be running twice with only 1 minutes ...
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Get-SPExcelServiceApplication Cmdlet not recognized during Powerpivot configuration

I am trying to run the sharepoint powerpivot configuration tool however I am getting a message saying: The term 'Get-SPExcelServiceApplication' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, ...
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Where to store custom logs that will be shown to end users?

I have a custom job that can process various documents. I'd like to show user-friendly logs of the processing summary on a custom CA application page, e.g.: "[time] Document1.docx from site ...
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Hide a field in list when new item created but show it when edit?

Is it possible to hide a field in list when new item is created, but show it when the item is edited? I figured out how to hide a field, but it will hide the field in the form no matter it is ...
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SharePoint2010 is it possible to set an alert on change to column?

I have a user that would like alerts when specific columns in a list are changed. Is this possible OOTB or does it require some C#? If it requires some custom code, does anyone have resources to use ...
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Sharepoint list to XML including the headings?

We store data regarding Scrum sprint retrospectives in a SharePoint list. I have to create a chart for visualizing this information (which is not part of this topic/problem), so I need to somehow ...
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SharePoint Calculated field forumla

=IF(([ATP Type] = "Tin", DATE(YEAR([First Production Date]), MONTH([First Production Date] + 4), DAY(First Production Date))), (IF([ATP Type] = "Film & Tray", DATE(YEAR([First Production Date]), ...
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SP 2010: Send a file as attachment when uploaded, instead of a link to the uploaded document?

We have a list on our SharePoint 2010 server that we'd like to host some documents. We're able to log in to SharePoint externally with VPN, but the users for whom these documents are intended are not ...