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How to redirect user to other site collection in same web application?

I have a web application named : "WebApplication:8000" in that I have created four site collections in that web application. WebApplication:8000 (Root) WebApplication:8000/sites/team1 ...
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collection has not been initialized after dialog modal closes

I have two JS scripts on my SharePoint 2010 page, one in the master page, one in a forms web part (I've attempted this with a CEWP as well). Both are in unique name spaces (My.Tabs and ...
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SP 2010 Development Concepts

I'm building a custom addon for a SP 2010 instance. I've been able to get a Visual Web Part in visual studio deployed to my SP instance and debug it. As far as I can tell I have all the normal ...
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How to display charts dynamically other than by using MSCharts?

I would like to display a pie chart in a custom SharePoint application page. One option to do this is by using MSCharts and <asp:Chart> tag. However, getting this to work requires modification ...
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Filter View based on a column in lookup list

I have got 2 lists call Applications and Vacancies. Application has a lookup filed pointing to Vacancy. And Vacancy list has got a user field called "Hiring Manager". I need to create a view under ...
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Display friendly field values in SharePoint 2010 list

I have an SQL table where I with the help of an Externl Content Type has created a list in SharePoint 2010. The table has a foreign key to a dim table where the display friendly names are listed. How ...
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Infopath webpart always opening a new Form

I customized a my List form in infopath designer and created a new view for the form. Than i created a new webpart page named Test.aspx and added an infopath webpart on it. I selected the list and ...
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Calendar list always showing Person or Group field as Edited in the email alerts

I've found this weird behaviour concerning calendars, person/group fields that allow multiple users, and email alert notifications that I haven't found luck searching a solution for. Steps to ...
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Trouble using stsadm -o MigrateUser

My organization is moving from one active diretory to another (new Domain). We are migrating the users first. As a test I am trying to run the MigrateUser command and getting a "cannot complete this ...
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Calling sequential web requests asyncronously server side in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 page that requires me to call 2 web requests sequentially, and then redirects a user to a website. This is what I have came up with, but have a feeling I am wrong ...
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SharePoint Document Library Subscription Errors

I have SSRS 2012 setup in SharePoint Integrated mode. I am receiving the following error when trying to setup a subscription to a SharePoint Document Library. A delivery error has occurred. ---> ...
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Conditional Formatting using Calculated Column as Condition (SharePoint Designer 2010)

I want to use conditional formatting to change the color of a row based on a Calculated Column. I know I could do this with a CEWP but I would prefer to do it in SPD 2010 because I am new to ...
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Help with Sharepoint Search crawling an intranet site

So I have a sharepoint 2010 server farm. I have a separate custom intranet that I want to have sharepoint crawl. The custom intranet is a .net website. The default page allows anonymous ...
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Are farm admin privileges required to update SPContentDatabase property bag?

If I store custom data inside SPContentDatabase.Properties, must I be farm admin to be able to update it? E.g. SPContentDatabase contentDatabase = GetContentDatabase(); ...
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How to enable non-admin users to store custom application data at a farm level?

When a normal (non-admin) users click my custom-made ribbon button in a document library, I would like to write the document library's information to some persistent farm-wide store (or at least a ...
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Change URL Link automatically

We have websites with URL's like this: /sitename/site/DE123 We want to add a link on this website which looks so: ...
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How to deploy ItemAdded event receiver to the entire farm? [duplicate]

I have created an ItemAdded event receiver that is supposed to process new documents/files after they've been added to any document library in the farm - i.e., I'd like the event receiver to ...
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Handling itemupdated calling itemupdating

I have a custom list (not document library) that i have attached 2 event receivers to. These are itemupdating and itemupdated. My itemupdating event receiver sets a value in a field and my ...
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SharePoint 2010 Central Administration link not working

I have problem on a SharePoint 2010 Server installation where the Central Admin icon/link (the one in start menu) isn't working. It opens a browser with a URL to the root address of the server, then ...
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Collapsible asp.net control for SharePoint2010

I have a custom Instantiation form with a lot of CheckBoxes in SP2010. Now I've to put the CheckBoxes into different categories which should be collapsible, like you can see in the picture below. Is ...
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SP2010 Unable to open documents in Office Client - 3 authentication prompts followed by 'Could not open..'

I am getting three authentication prompts when I try to open a .docx or .xslx document from SharePoint 2010. After the third prompt, I get a message "Could not open [Document Name]" I tried this on ...
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Best way to implement “.exists”-type functionality to prevent duplicates?

I'm moving files with spservices (the jquery plugin) and was wondering if there was a good way to check to see if a file with the same name already exists so I can append an underscore or something ...
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Use CAML query based on ID to retrieve a file name?

With jquery and spservices, I use getSelectedItems to retrieve the IDs of a few documents. Can I have a loop which goes through a caml query for each of those IDs to retrieve the file name ...
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Timer job access to style library

In my timer job code, there is a section where for each site collection in the web application, I am reading an XML template file in the style library of that site collection. The code looks ...
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Since last patch, unable to open excel documents and word documents can only be opened by dropdown

We performed updates to the SharePoint Portal, SharePoint Foundation, Office Sharepoint Server, Excel Services Component, and Word Server on 03/16/2014. Since then, we are unable to open Excel ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation - Browser Back Button Problem

In our intranet site, we have links in various places that navigate the user to document libraries that are pre-filtered by managed metadata values. The URLs look like this (with metadata filter ...
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Add dynamic link to InfoPath multi-selection field

I had to modify a form using InfoPath in order to achieve a feature that populates a multiple-selection field with data returned from a query (similar to what this tutorial outlines). Before making ...
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Updating Choice Person/Group columns using listData.svc in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to use JQuery and the listData.svc to update a list that has a choice column. I am using Postman to generate my http requests, can someone please show me examples of how to update choice ...
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Does Content Link within Content Editor Web Parts Leave a HTTP Referer?

Our SharePoint site has multiple Content Editor web parts that use Content Link to call ASP scripts on a different web server. Example: my-sharepoint.com/home.aspx has Content Editor web part #1. ...
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What is the proper way to push a variable into a “person or group” field with a workflow?

I want to capture a person field as a variable and then use that variable to update another person field. Both are limited to one person, if that makes it any easier.
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How to use “matching” field from one list to the same field in another list in designer?

I have a library which has a person field for each document. I have a list which has the same columns. When a document is added to my library, I want to update all items in my list with a line of ...
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Changing URL / Moving document Libraries with Powershell

I have 100s of Document Libraries with documents in them. The path is: CustomerNumbers/Lists/Documents, I would like to move them 1 folder out; to CustomerNumbers/Documents. All metadata must be ...
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Can SPPersistedObject settings be updated by normal users if ran with elevated privileges?

I have a custom ribbon icon "Enlist" deployed to each document library. A normal (i.e. non-admin) user can click this icon; when he does, I would like to permanently save the document library ...
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Send email on multiple items selected

I have very specific requirement. Before i explain, please note that i can not use server side object model. I have to complete the task using client side and Designer. Below are the things which i ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 to Crawl SharePoint 2007

I've having a bit of trouble with SharePoint 2013 search. I'm trying to use it to crawl a SharePoint 2007 site. What I've done is I've set up a content source to that site, created a crawl rule with ...
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Need to add hero slider in SharePoint 2010

we need to add hero slider in our sharepoint portal website, please let us know if there is any tutorial there please. thanks. Also can we add it on publishing site and on team site, what are ...
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Can the Datasheet view open a URL field in a new window?

I have a list which contains a column containing a URL. When viewing this list using the Datashseet view, I want the URL to open up in a separate or targeted window, so as to not redirect away from ...
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Unable to delete timer jobs

I have a few timer jobs which I cannot delete. Using Get-SPTimerJob I am able to find the jobs and the GUIDS, but when I try to delete them I receive the following error: PS C:\Windows\system32> ...
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Sharepoint 2010-Project Task List column is read only when configured to allow multiple lines of text

I have a project task list set up in SharePoint 2010. I need to have a column with the type set to allow multiple lines of text so in essence it allows us to wrap text. Whenever I configure a column ...
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How do I get the 'CheckedOutByUser' in SharePoint 2013

I am updating a document and I try to check it out first. If it is already checked out by the current user I do nothing. If it is not checked out I check it out. For this I have the following code to ...
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View not showing edit options

We have recently upgraded to 2010. In one of the upgraded document libraries the default view does not seem to let many users have the right hand drop down menu for editing documents etc. I have ...
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SQL TempDB size

I've read it on a number of different sources, and saw it presented by multiple people at different events: "Temp DB should be pre-sized to 20% of your biggest content" As I'm doing a 2010 farm ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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Hide action from list settings

I want to hide/disable/remove the link Form settings from all lists in my site collection. How do I go about this? I think I can do this on a per site basis using HideCustomAction but I don't know ...
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Styling a 2010 publishing site using a feature - Not enough information to determine a list for module

I've got a site collection which currently only has one web site (the root web). The styling comes in a Site level feature with a few modules to deploy the master page, the CSS, and other resources, ...
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Trying to restore backup for version 14.0.0.7105

We've been given a SP2010 backup (.bak) file to restore. At this time I don't know if it contains a site collection or a site or a farm, or how it was generated, and have no way to find out (just ...
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SP2010 - Calendar - Display Form with Edit Series

SharePoint 2010 - Calendar REQUIREMENT: I have a requirement to have a list view of events filtered by the user that will be displayed on a blank aspx page. The user needs the ability to ...
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Deploy a Workflow without changing the Content Type ID everytime

I have a SharePoint 2010 State-Machine-Workflow with a custom Content Type. Everytime I want to deploy the Workflow to my test SharePoint Server I've to change the Content Type ID because it throws me ...