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Setting Repeating Fields from a Workflow

Is it possible to set the value of a multi-select box from a workflow? I am working with a workflow that copies the data from a submitted form to several other forms, and there is a multi-select box ...
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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Organization Browser with Vacant Positions

Our sharepoint 2010 uses Active Directory to populate the Org Browser, using the Manager field. However, there are some exec. positions that are vacant, so they don't have a corresponding User in AD. ...
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SPSecurityTrimmedControl not behaving

I'm trying to use SPSecurityTrimmedControl element to show/hide the Add new item link in a SitePage DataView Web Part: <td class="ms-addnew" style="padding-bottom: 3px"> ...
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Hidden fields turn to optional when i save document template

I have a few fields that I am adding to a list that will be automatically populated and use for tagging against a document for search crawling, e.g. Document Owner. When I set them to be hidden in the ...
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List validation on sharepoint 2010 list

I tried to add validation on sharepoint 2010 list to validate 4 columns but, the length of this validation is greater than length of text box to write the formula. Is there any way to expand this text ...
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Resize document library

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I need to resize the capacity of one of the document library how can I do that > if it's possible?
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Can Sealed Content Types Be Deleted or Modified Programatically

I am creating some content types programaticaly and have set the sealed flag to true which seems to prevent deletion by users and code. First how can it be deleted? Second, what is the proper way to ...
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Need way to keep historical data in lists that uses site column

Just want to preface this with I am just a site curator. I do not have SharePoint admin rights but can pass suggestions on to the admins. I created a site column "Sales Person Names" that is ...
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Double Eval- Repeating Value

I'm having some trouble with a double-eval concatenation. I am using the formula xdMath:Eval(xdMath:Eval(xdXDocument:GetDOM("REST Vacation")/ns1:feed/ns1:entry, 'concat(//d:EmployeeID, ";")'),".."), ...
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Using powershell to get the connection parameters of the sql server

I'm creating a script to get the CNAME and port that the SharePoint servers use. Is there an out of the box way of doing this? I know that there are plugins I can use but would prefer not to.
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Hide “Customize Form” Button on List Ribbon

I am trying to hide the "Customize Form" button on the List ribbon: I have created a feature that deploys an Elements.xml file that looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Filtering Multi-Selection Lists

I am having trouble filtering a multi-selection list, and I think the problem is with the reference to the current item. I need a way to reference the item that the filter is being checked against ...
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Show users page/document on first time login

Is it possible for users to be presented with some information the first time they log in to SharePoint? I have someone who wants their users to agree with a policy before they begin to use ...
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Error on Custom Sitemap Provider

I've come across an odd scenario and I'm drawing a blank. Perhaps one of my peers here will have an idea. We have a custom navigation solution which consumes and builds on the OOTB navigation ...
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Increment multiple list items through workflow

Using SP2010: I have a workflow which will need to act upon multiple items in a library by checking to see if one column is less than another column (both numbers), if it is less than, increment the ...
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Read from an excel Sheet and write to a List

My requirement is that, i need to upload data from an excel sheet to an existing sharepoint List in SP 2010.I will have 2 different Lists Like this. Then I need to compare Both the List and retrieve ...
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Calculate months difference Info-path form SharePoint 2010

I have two date fields(start date and end date) in infopath form and a text field. In this text field the difference in months needs to be calculated. Condition : if the difference is 4 months and ...
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SP2010: SPContext.Current.Web.ID Returns FirstUniqueAcestorWebID unexpected

I have a SP2010 server instance that is returning an unexpected result when calling SPContext.Current.Web.Id it returns the value in the AllWebs.FirstUniqueAncestorWebID. We have 3 environments, 2 ...
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How can I repair my DataView Web Part in 2010

A client's DVWP links aren't working after a move to 2010. A 3 layer grouping exists on the custom page. Year, Month, Dept. Documents exist just fine under this grouping. Once the Dept layer is ...
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Adding New Web Front End to Farm

Please Help. Is it possible to add a front end web server to a farm but not replicate the IIS sites from the first WFE? I would to have some sites on one server and some sites on the other. Can this ...
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Why is this CAML Query returning all items regardless of the <Where> element definition?

I'm trying to retrieve a list of items where a specific field matches a specific value. There is likely going to be multiple items returned when the query is successful. Here's what my CAML query ...
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Custom message for “Due to heavy load”

How can I provide a custom message in place of the Due to heavy the latest workflow operation has been queued... when I run a workflow. I want this message to be replaced by some thing like. Your ...
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How to show, contenttype, modified date and modified by in a content query webpart with a custom xsl?

I checked the default Item.xsl provisioned by sharepoint, and I created a new xsl file based on this one. The one that I want to start from is the one with the docIcon, it render the icon of the file ...
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SharePoint permission list - contribute minus ability to edit home page

Need: SharePoint permission list - contribute minus the ability to edit page contents (insert/delete new webparts). Also users in this group should be able to add/delete/update documents, create ...
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Set Add / Edit / Display Form Views

I have looked a good bit and found several tutorials regarding how to set different views for the Add, Edit, and Display pages for my SharePoint 2010 form library. Most of these mention using the ...
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Is there a way to tell if someone has gone through all slides of a presentation on sharepoint

Basically what I am trying to do is to put some training presentations onto our SharePoint, that our engineers go through and read. I've set a test site up and have been able to work out how to ...
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Not all users in an active directory group receiving a workflow notification? [closed]

I have a Nintex workflow with a flexitask that should send a notification to all users in an active directory group. Currently, users within this group who have been with the company for some time ...
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Ribbon buttons gray but working

SharePoint 2010 Just recently a problem has cropped up where the entire ribbon on one site is grayed out as if it were deactivated, but the buttons still function normally. This isn't a huge problem, ...
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Read webpage for parsing

Using SP2010, I am trying to pull in a webpage to parse the data. We currently have a VBScript which does the work on it's own, but I am trying to get it integrated into our SP site. In VBS, we are ...
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SharePoint Online: 2010, 2013

Please help with the question below. I would like to have a clear picture in my head in regard: Does any newly created SPO/Office 365 account will utilize SPO 2013, and not 2010? Can I force using ...
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Add calculated column data with decimals

Is there any way to sum all values in one calculated column without losing decimal data? We're using an XPath expression and it loses all decimal information. Where @myField is one calculated column ...
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Using Key Filter to filter DVWP

I'm using a DVWP to display the contents of a document library. I've enabled Metadata Navigation for the library and when I navigate to the library's AllItems.aspx page it displays the correct Key ...
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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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Search Center results different than site search results

I have 2 farms, one is 2007 and the main one is 2010. In 2010, I have 2 content sources, one for each SP site. I believe everything is getting indexed correctly because I do see results from both ...
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How to amend output of List web service call

I've configured a 'List' and one of its types is 'Hyperlink or Picture'. As I'm populating this List type I'm required to enter the 'Web address' & 'description' : When I access this List ...
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Re-attach Event Receiver to library

Using SP 2010, we created a content type with an event receiver bound to the content type. The ER is an ItemDeleting ER that prevents deletes from the library. When we create a library and attach the ...
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Why is owssvr.dll causing a 404 error code?

In my SP 2010 webapp web.config file I have custom 404 error handling enabled via httpErrors: <httpErrors errorMode="Custom" existingResponse="Auto"> <remove statusCode="404" ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Folder in Custom List

I would like to have folders in my custom list in order to have a form of archiving. I was able to enable the folders by going to List Settings -> Advance Settings -> 'Make New Folder command ...
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SPD Workflow - This task is currently locked

I have a big problem with a SPD Workflow. I created a workflow, based on the "Collect Feedback" workflow. After i published it, i can use it as i want to on my environment. So i created a wsp file out ...
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How to use SPServices search sql query - getting malformed query

I am using the SPServices javascript library to make a search request to sharepoint 2010 search. I am trying this query: queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' ...
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When do I need to use -CASPolicies updating a 2010 solution?

When I update a solution in 2010, I use the following PowerShell Script with the -CASPolicies attribute: Update-SPSolution -Identity MySolution.wsp -LiteralPath ...
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Assigned To error for SP 2010 / IE 10

I am seeing and issue that is specific to SharePoint 2010 and Internet Explorer 10. In this configuration, if I try to use the book icon of the Assigned To field to select people, I am getting an ...
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CreateChildControls() in Visual Web Part in SharePoint 2010 called twice

(x-post from http://stackoverflow.com/q/17065543/1943) I have a Custom SharePoint 2010 Visual Web Part which I've realized is calling the CreateChildControls() method twice. I've tried setting the ...
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File opening after upload

I am uploading files to a document library. After every upload the document is opened up on my computer. Can I change this Behavior? I have been so far unable to find a setting for this behavior.
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FIPS and SharePoint 2010

I have SharePoint Foundation 2010 installed on my local Windows 7 machine for development. When I have FIPS turned on, I am unable to test custom workflows because I get an error about FIPS. My ...
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Enforce Unique Values - Broken?

I've come across a behavior of my SharePoint site that I find just unacceptable. My Document Repository has a few required columns, one of which, let's call it "ItemNum" has been configured to ...
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Web Part Javascript best practice

I have extended the CoreResultsWebPart in order to do some custom processing, but I am now considering breaking out some of the functionality into a new web part. Is it considered bad practice to use ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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Calculated Column name of company

I've a little problem. We've a document library and in this library every subcompany can upload their documents. Now I want a column where the name of the subcompany is displayed after the document ...