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Execute the Signout code without being redirected on sp page

I need to execute the the code under "/_layouts/Signout.aspx" on my Sharepoint page without any redirection and remaining on same page .Can i use the page viewer webpart and call the code ? or is ...
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How do I add test user accounts to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise?

I would like to add test user accounts to my SharePoint 2010 development environment. It is running on a Windows Server 2008 OS. I have test user accounts I’ve created at the windows level. IIS's ...
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How can I stop the automatic redirection to “/pages/default.aspx”?

When user goes to http://site/web/ I do not want them to be redirected to that web's welcome page, http://site/web/pages/default.aspx. How can I disable this redirection? I am fully aware this would ...
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Not pulling document properties when moving a Document Library

I'm attempting to move a very large Document Library from SP2007 to SP2010 but I cannot get the Properties of the Documents to move with the files. The library is too large to export as a Template ...
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Powershell - call to document library does not have items

I am using Powershell to iterate through items in a document library and when I am running the ISE debugger there are no items in my list. I can see that the list is recognized, but I do not see any ...
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Instances of older workflow version when deploying newer one

The question's about Sharepoint 2010. Let's consider a following scenario: there are instances of a workflow X in progress at the server (for example, waiting for user's interaction). Then, ...
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Workflow configuration by custom config file

I'm currently researching workflow configuration possibilities delivered by Sharepoint 2010 (I am meaning the Visual Studio development side). The kind of configuration I'm meaning is the one done by ...
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Printing Word document directly

is it possible to print a word document directly from the document libary? This must be done witout opening word on the local machine. Is it only possible wit a custom ribbon with JavaScript in it?
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SharePoint 2010 Query service authentication problem

I am struggling with calling search.asmx service from asp.net page. I've created proxy class using svcutil.exe and run request using following code: var binding = new BasicHttpBinding(); ...
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Modification to welcome menu

I have a question regardint the top menu, where you have basically welcome menu, then you have there some other links and at the end "site settings" menu. And there for i have 2 questions: 1) How can ...
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Info Path 2010 read and update accdb with Sharepoint Online

I am new to Sharepoint and to Info Path, so I hope can correctly articulate my goal, here. I would like to use Info Path to distribute forms which read,update and delete records in an Access 2010 db ...
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Sharepoint - send email if list item hasn't been updated in 48 hours

Fairly new SharePoint developer here, Our customer is using SharePoint 2010. They have a list of WorkOrder items to track help desk requests. Our customer wants to have the system send an email to ...
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Choice field event handler

I have a drop-down choice field in a custom list I'd like to add an event handler that fires when a value is selected from the drop down. I'd originally attached to the itemupdating event but ...
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Is it possible to copy SP Web from 2010 to 2013?

All I am trying to do is copy a SharePoint Web (i.e: http://sp2010/hr) to (i.e: http://sp2013/hr). I was able to export using: Export-SPWeb http://sp2010/hr –Path "hrexport.cmp" But when I try to ...
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InsufficientMemoryException: Insufficient winsock resources available?

I have a Sharepoint 2010 solution running on Windows Server 2008 R2. Sometimes users are unable to log in to SharePoint, and the ULS log provide an System.InsufficientMemoryException: Insufficient ...
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Distinguish Event Receiver Firing From Web UI or From Code

Think of some event receiver methods like ItemAdded, ItemDeleted etc. How can I detect in my event receiver code if the item adding/deleting is being triggered from the web UI or from the object ...
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Get Access to List View webpart without having access to list

So I'm developing an event management system at the moment where there are two user groups, "editors" and "attendees". By registering for an event, the SPUser is added to a list "attendeeList" which ...
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LDAP FBA Authentication and user profiles

I have a web app that uses FBA and LDAP (Active Directory). Users are able to login to the site without any issue. As part of on boarding process, users are redirected to their mysite "edit profile" ...
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FBA login failed if passwordFormat=“Encrypted” in web.config files

I am using FBA with SqlMembership Provider in sharepoint 2010 and its not working if i set passwordFormat="Encrypted" in all web.configs(web,central,STS) and here is error from ULS Password check on ...
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Why are web part connections in a template breaking?

We have a SharePoint site that we created based on a blank site template. We add lists, pages, webparts (including some connected web parts) and then save this site as a template (.wsp file). We ...
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SSRS SharePoint Integration on 2 Computer Deployment

I understand that on the computer running SSRS in SharePoint Integrated mode I must also have a minimal installation of SharePoint. The following from MSDN illustrates this: My setup consists of a ...
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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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Customizing MySite template

my current customer is rolling out SharePoint 2010 (yeah yeah, I know) and wants to know about MySite. They want to customize the MySite experience and are wondering if enabling the features now ...
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Calendar view with items pointing to page url

(I'm using SharePoint 2010) I have a Pages library on which I attached a custom "AnEvent" content type who inherits from the Article Page content type. The "AnEvent" content type contains a start ...
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SPListCollection.EnsureSitePagesLibrary() throwing SPException (specified title already exists in this Web site)

I am attempting to call SPListCollection.EnsureSitePagesLibrary() upon FeatureActivated. The method is throwing the following exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: A list, survey, ...
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Matching value from single line of text column to lookup column

I have a library containing a large amount of items. The library contains a column of type 'Single line of text' with a code in it. The code was taken from an external system and entered manually. ...
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Assign multiple selection column list item with a quantity?

I have created a Parent List that has a multiple selection checkbox for "Media Type". If a user chooses multiple media types, I want user to add a quantity to each media type selected. I am using ...
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Daily summary alert split into multiple emails

Pretty simple problem that apparently was experienced by a lot of people in MOSS, but extensive research has produced exactly zero answers. Environment: 2010 SP1 August CU, single-server farm with ...
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Grant to user Permission on a specific Group

It's all in the Title, I created a Group and i want to give a user permession to add other users to this group but he must only manage that group and nothing else. Thanks in advance
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Is it possible to develope a heirarchical left navigation sites->subsite

Now we have a scenario here where we are migrating from 2007 to 2010. Our client had been using a custom left navigation but that is no longer functional. I want to build a navigation like the shown ...
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Issue with Document Library

I have an issue with Document Library I am trying to upload one document and in the "processing" screen that comes before the new item form appears there was an arror (attached) and it would not ...
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Invoking the SharePoint taxonomy API. To cache or not to cache?

I am using SharePoint 2010 to build a public facing, anonymous website. There is a web part on my home page, that displays taxonomy values from the term store. (A couple of hundred terms.) Since ...
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How can I add “All Authenticated users” (FBA) to a SharePoint Group using Powershell?

I have an FBA site and I need to add "all authenticated users" to a group using PowerShell. How can I do that?
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SharePoint 2010 open Explorer view in the same window

I have a problem with SharePoint 2010 while we are using it in IFRAME html element (in CRM). When user try to open document library in windows explorer ("Open with Explorer" button click) he gets two ...
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Calendar overlay: Show different events to different people/groups

Is it possible to show different events to different people in an consolidated calendar? For example: I have two calendars - Executive_Calendar - Employee_Calendar I combine them in an overlayed ...
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How to retrieve Sharepoint list data in master page

I have Created Custom Master Page. and i want to access SharePoint List Data in this Master Page using JavaScript. I write the following script to access data but it gives error that ...
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SharePoint 2010 URL limits not completely understood

My team and I are trying to test the limits of SharePoint 2010 - specifically around URL and path lengths. In our root web, we created doc library that contains a main folder with an arbitrarily long ...
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2010 SharePoint Search returns results document that doesn't contain search term

I am running a SharePoint 2010 search with the search criteria of "pdf". As I would expect, I get all pdf documents in my site collection back in the Search result set. What's interesting is that ...
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List Template doesn't appear in gallery after wsp deployment

I have a list template (.stp file) inside a module that I am deploying to a Publishing Site (SP2010) via a wsp. The elements.xml has the correct mapping to the _catalogs/lt folder. When I deploy, my ...
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How to Disable Social Tagging for particular Column?

I have a document library and there are 10 custom Columns out of which 3 are Managed Metadata Columns. 1) Department 2) Permissions 3) Category From the above Columns I have to display "Category" ...
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System master page is assigned to all pages, and site master pages has no effect

I am building a publishing site in SharePoint 2010, but I have get in troubles when I choose a masterpage: I have to choose the same masterpage to back-end pages and to site pages. I know that I can ...
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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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Removing Workflow Association on Content type programmatically with push to children

I am required to remove Workflow associations on a content type and from all the child content types deriving from this, as well as the list content types, deriving from the derived. ct - A Site ...
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How can I get specific SharePoint site GUID using javascript/jquery

For example: I have a site under this url: http://intranet.contoso.com/news When I open it i would like to read it's GUID for future use in my custom AssetPortalBrowser.aspx url picker. Thanks!
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Custom Edit Form for Document Set

I have a document library with three allowed content types - A, B, and C. A inherits Document Set, B and C inherit Document. Using A's Document Set Settings, B and C are the allowed content types ...
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SharePoint timer service for backup/restore

for performing backups, SharePoint timer service should have read/write permission. How i check if SharePoint timer service have read/write permission?
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SharePoint 2010 open JPG files with application

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010. I can't open document library JPG (*.jpg) file in computer application, not in browser (IE). I tried to set "Strict" option in "Browser File Handling" (CA web ...
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what is Backup file location

I want to configure default backup and restore settings. I don't know what backup location should I use? I use this location: \\myserver\myfolder is that correct? I got following error: Directory ...
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Migrating SharePoint Features from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I try to Migrate a SharePoint 2003 (WSS 3.0) to SharePoint 2010. I do it with the detach database method. After I run the test-spcontentdatabase to the restored contentdatabase. I get some errors ...
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How to get default content type of list programmatically

How can I get default content type of sharepoint list programmatically?