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SPFieldUrl does not work

I have an external list, items in that list have a field that contains an url. I want to show this url as a link in sharepoint form. I found this example and defined in my Creator and Updater methods ...
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System.MissingMethodException when creating new column based on custom RichImageField field type

I'm trying to create a custom field type inherited from the publishing RichImageField type. I did the following, 1- Created the XML declaration of the column as follows <FieldTypes> ...
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Adding extension methods to SharePoint types

Heads up, this is very much a beginner question. My SharePoint experience is primarily with working with SharePoint designer and powershell. I've never touched Visual Studio or anything to use custom ...
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How to change SharePoint List column size and color

Hi i created an out of the box custom list. I was wondering if in the standard view if it is possible to increase the font size and perhaps color of the column headers? Is there an easy way to do ...
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error when executing update-spsolution

Im trying to update a web part that has been distibuted across our sharepoint intranet and im coming up with an error ive never seen before. Ive googled but cant find any info. Can someone help. ...
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Implement check-in check-out on list items?

I want to implement check-in/check-out functionality on a list in sharepoint 2010. What I want is, when a person is updating a list item, no one else shuld be able to edit that particular item and ...
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Column displaynames are not translated

I have one site collection with 20 subsites. One root content type which fields displaynames are translated with resource files. On the subsites there are lists that use that content type. 19 sites, ...
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Users not assigned for a task in “Collect User Data” action in SP2010 can complete the assignee's task

This has been bugging me for weeks wherein the task assigned to a specific user which was issued by a workflow through the action "Collect User Data from a user" in SPD2010 can just be completed by ...
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I keep getting “Revert to template” whenever I set a custom masterpage for one particular page

I made 2 master pages. One named "reg_page.master" for all the regular pages, still containing the Quick Launch, and another one named "home_page.master" for the homepage only. The homepage has an ...
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Understanding ghosting, unghosting, site pages and application pages

well I know definitions of these terms as mentioned: Ghosted pages: Pages which are on file system and not on content db. Unghosted pages : pages which are on content db. Application Pages : normal ...
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Remove manage content and structure for a sharepoint 2010 group

I have a group that needs to be able to submit forms, and add data. However they need to not be able to see the "manage content and structure" link under "site actions". I have found a couple ...
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Hide some lists from treeview?

I want to use the tree view on the left side, but I don't want it so show some of the document libraries such as Site Assets and Style Library - they need to be on the site, but users don't need to ...
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Designer workflow emails don't work after site migration

I just migrated a Sharepoint subsite to its own site collection. The site has Sharepoint designer workflows that send emails in certain conditions. In the new site collection, none of my designer ...
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Show previous version of comment in email alert

I am building a sharepoint 2010 list for my team. I dont have global admin rights so I cant do anything programatically because it comes back and tells me I dont have rights. I am creating custom ...
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error creating blog subsite in code

Im creating a blog subsite in the featureactivated event but it errors out everytime i activate the feature. looking at the logs i can see there is an access denied entry however the blog subsite is ...
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Restricting Enterprise Keyword Suggestions to a Term Set

Does anyone know of a way to lock down a list's built in Enterprise Keyword field to a specific Term Set? I've found on similar solution, but that solution only created a new Site Column that allowed ...
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Need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in Sharepoint 2010

We need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in Sharepoint 2010. Currently reference is given to newdocset.aspx of _layouts folders application pages. Did lot of research, but I got no where.
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Send Log/Debug Messages to SharePoint from a clientside ActiveX Component

I developed a ActiveX Component (C#) for SharePoint 2010 and would like to send log/debug messages to the SP-Server so that they are viewable in the SharePoint LOGS Folder. How am I doing this? Like ...
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Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template?

Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template also copied? If yes then why is it I cannot see the workflow in SPD when i tried creating a new list based on the list template. What im ...
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List of all keywords in a Site Collection (or Farm)?

The general scenario is that users upload documents to a document list and adds keywords to that document. These keywords are stored in a keyword set (if I understand things correct). Users might ...
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Can I edit a LOOKUP column?

More concisely: How do I edit a lookup column? I have a custom list with columns [Name] and [Product] named 'MainList'. I would like a third column [Referral] which shows a name found in ...
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Editable Content Control in Word

I have a workflow in SP2010 that updates a Word template using content controls. This all works fine until someone wants to edit the text within the content control. Whilst they can add to it and ...
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Running Retention Policy from Custom Calculated Column

I have a calendar list in which to post deadlines. I need a reminder to be sent out two weeks before the deadline, so I am trying to put in a retention policy. To measure the date to activate this ...
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dropdownlist quicklinks menu in masterpage

I would like to create a dropdownlist for quicklink navigation in a master page. The quicklink menu will have direct links to a bunch of subsites. This will need to be accessible from all subsites. I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Add Browse Button to make link to share location

We have files that are NOT within the sharepoint infrastructure and would like to link to them in certain lists. Is there a way that a user can edit a list item and add a URL to the share location by ...
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Always go to the Welcome Page in SharePoint 2010

Is it possible to always direct users to the Welcome Page in SharePoint, when using login as an other user or when requesting a sub site, page in the browser?
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how to access patches programatically

I know I can access the SharePoint-buildversion using (Get-SPFarm).buildversion in PowerShell. I also know that by accessing /_admin/PatchStatus.aspx from central administration I can view each ...
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Upgrading from WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint 2010

I have got sharepoint 2010 installed but I can't see any of the documents / calenders, when I run the upgrade it references a site that is claims doesn't exist. I ran the following in PS: stsadm -o ...
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Excel Web Access web part real time update

I have the following scenario and would very much appreciate any advice: I exported a list /System/Examples to Excel and then saved it as Testing.xlsx to a different document library: ...
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Calculated Column to Calculate Date

I need a column that contains the "Warning Date", which is two weeks prior to the expiry date. I am new to calculated columns so am not quite sure how to go about this. Any help is greatly ...
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Uploading large files to SP 2010 - InfoPath limits and alternatives

Problem) We have several complex InfoPath forms in production. Got a new requirement for one of them: Client needs to be able to upload large files to SP libraries using this IP form (as file ...
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SharePoint Source Code Documentation

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 based project which involved three code solutions, one for Visual Web Parts [about 25-30 Visual Web Parts], one for Event Receiver, one for Timer Jobs [2 Timer Jobs] ...
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Listing values for managed properties

I want to build an advanced search inside a web application. To do that, I connect to a Sharepoint 2010 instance running FAST and use the query web service. I've tried to retrieve the search metadata ...
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Change Close-Button Link when opening Link from Modal in new tab/window

So, this is my scenario: In SharePoint 2010, I have a custom List ("events") with multiple lookup-fields to other lists (for this example: "contact persons", "location") in it. I got two list-views, ...
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which log does SharePoint write to in a multi-server setup

Quick question really. We have a 4 server setup for our sharepoint farm and ive noticed that there are logs on each server. I thought that everything was written to the log that resides on the same ...
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SharePoint 2010 bug with .docx, .xlsx documents while uploading/opening

By now there are many bugs out there in sp2010 integration with office documents. But, in this case if you create an empty .docx with the following word metadata SP2010 crashes while uploading these ...
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How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript?

I use the SharePoint List Filter web part on a page to control several Data View Web Parts. How do I read the current value of the List Filter in Javascript?
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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JSON file is not served

In a standard team site, I have a document library that host a static website with html files as well json files loaded asynchronously with javascript. This was working well in SharePoint 2007. ...
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Search document from document library usin CAML query

I have document library which have folder and sub folder. the folder and sub folder level is more than 5. like as follow : Document Library |-> Folder-1 | -> Folder-1-1 | ...
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Fully dynamic SharePoint 2010 Forms (newform.aspx,Edit.aspx etc.) generation

What we want : A Form that display normal document library fields and in between show some custom controls e.g. Listbox,dropdowns,buttons. How it works : Custom controls hold associated task item ...
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Is SharePoint's Record Management certified to any standard?

Is SharePoint's Record Management certified to any standard? Standards like the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 5015.02.
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Is there a service that controls PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell?

Got a service call yesterday that the backup hasn't been done for three months. Looking at the task scheduler history, there where no errors. So I run the PowerShell script myself, and got an exeption ...
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How to show List Headers always, not just on hover?

I want to show the list view headers of a SharePoint-List (these grey things with filter-dropdown, standard-view, standard masterpage) always, not just on hover. I tried to locate the correct css ...
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How to check membership from current user and set readonly of some fields when override ListFieldIterator?

I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have for example 10 fields in my content type. 5 of these 10 fields must be shown for the creator of the item. The ...
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Open a modal from a link in wiki-site: Sharepoint removes javascript

so I tried to add a little horizontal menu to a wiki-site and wanted one of the links to open in a modal Dialog (a contact form). Every time I try to add it about the UI, sharepoint removes the link. ...
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Adding a required column for an existing content type, what happens?

This is just a theoretical question as I am in planning stage, so I dont need to know how to do things, just if they are possible. Lets say I have a content type that I need to change and add a ...
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multiple selection list box - choices

I published an InfoPath form on my SharePoint which contains a multiple selection list box. The Problem is that when i try to edit an item in line every value except for the ...
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SharePoint 2010 list vew schema - View element

guys, I am trying to understand list schema view. For example AnnouncementsList contains in schema 3 views: <View BaseViewID="0" FreeForm="TRUE" Type="HTML" MobileView="TRUE" ...
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Add additional field to lookup field inside schema.xml

I'm following the steps in this article to setup a joined data view webpart joined on a lookup field: ...