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Difference between GUID and UniqueId

What is the difference between GUID and UniqueId? They are both globally unique ids and from the client side we can see they are not the same: ctx = new SP.ClientContext(); web = ctx.get_web(); list ...
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Repeating table bound to secondary data source: can't add columns and rows

I'm trying to create a form (in a form library) that updates multiple lists using InfoPath. I have a media inventory list that contains: Media Type Total Discs Available Min. Discs Threshold ...
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NullReferenceException from SPService.Delete()

I have a sharepoint service that inherits from SPDiagnosticsServiceBase. When I deactivate the feature, I have the following code: public override void ...
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Changing My Default Login

I currently work with two accounts MyUserName and an admin account MyAdminName. I've use MyAdminName quite extensively but now I'm trying to make a habit of using MyUserName as my default account. ...
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Error during Import-SPWeb

I am trying to exporting from my developing machine which has a backup of the content database, and importing it back in the production farm. Running: Export-SPWeb -identity http://mysite -Path ...
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Change URL paths of sharepoint folders

We have what I think is a unique situation in our sharepoint deployment. Our network admins want to redirect only certain url requests to our application from the loadbalancer. For example ...
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How do you deploy an edit/add custom form to Sharepoint 2010 without modifying views or data on target server?

I have a custom content type and list on a SharePoint 2010 server. The edit/add forms are custom, built in SharePoint Designer. I want to modify the layout of the forms including a new field, but ...
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Pushing SharePoint information into a database?

I find myself writing more and more applications that use the SharePoint Object Model and web services, looping through them, and collecting information. I was wondering if anybody has to date ...
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The field you are trying to update may be read only error while adding item to list programmatically

I am adding a list item in from an application page which is redirected from web part page. My code is : protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { SPSite site = new ...
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Enterprise Keywords (TaxKeyword) Error: Value does not fall within the expected range

I am only trying to retrieve the value of the Enterprise Keywords column in my SPList. I do this by: if(item["TaxKeyword"] != null) Log(item["TaxKeyword"].ToString()) The only way I can find to ...
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Unable to pass xslt variable in the javascript function

I have added an icon before the image title in asset library. I want to pass the name of the current logged in user and the image title in the JavaScript function to add it in other custom list. My ...
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Central Admin UI no longer working at all

I have sharePoint 2010 installed in a dev environment. I am a developer who is reasonably new to SP. All of a sudden central admin no longer works up until yesterday I was getting there using: ...
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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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Match user actions to IIS logfile entries?

This is for SP2010. Does anybody know what entries in an IIS logfile match up with a cooresponding action in SharePoint? I'm looking to cook up a "badge" or "points" system similar to what is going on ...
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How to edit xslt for thumbnail view of Asset Library.?

I have added an XsltListViewWebPart which refers to the Asset Library in the site. I have given reference of AssetPick.xslt for thumbnail view for that web part. I want to put the Title in place of ...
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SPWebCollection.WebsInfo.Description - always null

I am trying to get Description value from each SPWeb's SPWebInfo object: DataTable _websinfo = new DataTable("WebsInfo"); _websinfo.Columns.Add("Title"); _websinfo.Columns.Add("Url"); ...
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XsltListViewWebPart is not displaying proper view when added programmatically

I am adding an XsltListViewWebPart from code behind, my code is: static void Main(string[] args) { SPSite site = new SPSite("http://bipc11:1234/sites/publishing1"); SPWeb ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Service Pack 2 + Language Packs

Our test server currently contains SP1 + 5 SP1 language packs. Do we need to install SP2 (ENG/US) followed by 5 new language packs, such as the German one for instance. 400 MB in size though? How ...
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customize css in sharepoint 2010 and apply this to all pages that group by used in those views

i decide to customize group by views that i create them in sharepoint 2010. for example for solving a problem in count that show after each group in group by views: i use this css: <style ...
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Cannot export a Document Library with Powershell, but other Lists work

I'm trying to do an "export-spweb" command in Powershell to mass-transfer lists and libraries from one site to another. Now, it partially worked, in that all my Lists that were not Doc Libraries ...
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How to set ItemStyle of content query web part programmatically?

I have added a content query web part from visual studio and I am displaying the data from a document library of root site. I want to set the ItemStyle property to Title and Description and assigne ...
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Cross Browser Local File Viewer in Content Editor Web Part

Is there a way to use the content editor web part (in SharePoint 2010 standard edition) to view files on a network (given an absolute path using and iframe) that will work in IE, FireFox, Chrome, ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2010 WebTemplate to SharePoint 2013

I had a SharePoint 2010 project that deploys a WebTemplate to the farm. I upgraded the project to make it compatible with SharePoint 2013 and updated the solution in SharePoint farm. Now, when I try ...
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window.open JavaScript local file in SharePoint 2010 WebPart [closed]

I have created a list of scanned in docs where users can view and print documents (documents can range from PDFs, TXT, DOCX, etc). These files are scanned in from a printer and stored locally in a ...
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Backup Publishing Pages and its content

Is there any way to backup Publishing pages and it's contents (including webparts) in SharePoint 2010?
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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How fix size's limitation of MultipleLookupField?

I have a boring problem with MultipleLookupField component of SharePoint WebControls. This component allow add items in parallel list, but saves just at maximum 10 items. And saves all items at a ...
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Managed Metadata Service Connection properties bringin up a “(500) Internal Server Error”. Term Store not available

Using SharePoint 2010 we recently decided to start using the Metadata feature. Our term store wasn't working. I found that when we open the Metadata Connector Properties we get the following error: ...
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How to add attachments for comments list in sharepoint blog 2010?

In sharepoint 2010 blog, we have posts list , comments list. we can add attachments to a post list easily but however while commenting we are not provided with attachment option. Tried many ways but ...
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Unable to fetch data in CQWP programmatically

I have added a CQWP from visual studio. In that web part, I want to fetch the document names of the document library named "Sample Docs". My code for doing so is as follows: static void ...
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Date filter Today -2 for DVWP

I'm working with a DVWP using SPD2010. I need to create a custom data view parameter which will allow me to filter to show the past two days. If I was doing this using within a List View, I'd set the ...
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Create a Link to a Custom ASP.NET Site in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom ASP.NET site and published it to our SharePoint server. All I want is to have a link available in our SharePoint 2010 intranet site to this ASP.NET site. What is the best way to ...
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Batch update URLs inside documents (PDF, DOC, XLS) within SharePoint Document Library

Our IT department is in the process of moving over the 2010 farm to 2013. There will be some lag-behind sites that wish to retain the original URL because the impact is too great to fix right now ...
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Cannot Edit Area of PlaceHolderMain on default.aspx page

I am trying to remove a portion of the default.aspx (custom) page with SharePoint Designer 2010. It is an image with text above it that has been placed outside/above of the Left and Right divs of the ...
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How to remove group fieldname from Listview WebPart

When using a ListView WebPart on a custom list and enable grouping for a view, the name of the group is always displayed as the first entry I tried to find a way to get rid of the “Category:” label ...
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“Could not load file or assembly” error when trying to call an external assembly, although it is in GAC and in the project package

I have been working on an empty SharePoint 2010 project in Visual Studio 2010 and everything works as it should until I try to call a certain external assembly - adding a reference to the assembly ...
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SharePoint 2010 --> New Web Application --> New Site Collection: IE can't display it

Morning all, Here's my scenario: - I've made a new web application within SharePoint 2010 via the GUI. This went ahead with no problems. From here, I've created the root site, which also reported ...
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How to query data for CQWP?

I have added the CQWP successfully to the web part page programmatically. Now I want to query data for that web part i.e. I want to display the title of the file from the document library. My code ...
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PowerShell script to update Task “Outcome” and “% Complete” fields

I have a problem (see Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage) that I can't get around. I thought about running a powershell script every ...
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SharePoint 2010 - setting peoplepicker-searchadforests, unable to remove property and get <Property Exist=“No”> after setting with no -url param

Interesting behavior that I was hoping someone could help with. Trying to adjust the "peoplepicker-searchadforests" property using the stsadm command in Powershell, I ran the below command: stsadm ...
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We have implemented a real-time dashboard in SharePoint Online - Is it possible to hide a web part until it is fully rendered by the browser?

We have implemented a real-time dashboard in SharePoint Online. While the web part is updating [the screen refreshes every 5 minutes] we can see the underlying html (1st Screenshot) before it is fully ...
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SP2010 Surveys and IE - Document mode

For everything else in SP we have been using IE8 Document compatibility mode and it went along just fine. Recently a site collection owner created a survey, only to find out that clicking "Respond to ...
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Deleted Feature Receiver is Still Running

Here is a complicated one I have been banging my head against for months. I have a SharePoint 2010 site feature with a custom navigation provider. I have created a feature receiver that will add the ...
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upload multiple child docs not associating to parent list item

I have a Parent List and a Child Library. 1 Parent to many Children. The Child Library has a required column of Parent List Item, when you upload 1 new document the "new Item" dialog appears ...
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How to add CCQWP programmatically in SharePoint 2010?

I need to add the Content Query Web Part programmatically in SharePoint 2010. I exactly don't know how to do that. I searched over the internet but not find the exact post anywhere. I got this post. ...
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PDF icon removed from TEMPLATES but still appearing in libraries

We have a request to add the PDF icon to SharePoint. Because of our change process I have to first make this change in our dev environment. The only problem is that it has already been done in the ...
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How to format Date in Content Query Web Part?

I have a CQWP in which I am querying the data from a document library. ItemStyle being used is "Title and Description" Title displays the title of the Document and the in Description I have given a ...
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How to read image file from a URL and save the image in image library in SharePoint 2010

I have a form, and that form has a field for a Picture and a Thumbnail which are currently Single Text fields. What I would like to do is when people input a URL on those fields, I would like to get ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create related hierarchical fields from external source

Is there a way to create two related columns as a custom field type in SharePoint? For example, can you develop a custom field type named CustomerOrder that consists of two related lookup columns ...
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What are the big enhancements in the 2013 SharePoint REST/Client API? [closed]

The MSDN mentions there are some enhancements in the REST/Client API, but the things it lists seem to already be in the 2010 APIs. Can someone please elaborate on the new features that are NEW In ...