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Find Interval Between Dates Problem

I have a very odd problem, one that's been baffling me for over a week now. I have a workflow designed to create a new task a set period of time in the future once a current task expires. These tasks ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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Check box in gridview should update the splistitem check box

I am a newbie in visual studio. I have a Sharepoint list which contains the following fields group name, user, section and active(which is a check box) . I have a grid view visual web part which will ...
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Search in selected managed properties

I need to search my query only in specific managed properties. Currently I am having results which do not contain the query to be search. How can I restrict so that search is done only in a b c ...
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what account does code run under in sharepoint 2010

If i create a custom web part which account does it run under when a user navigates to page that has the custom web part added. Is it the app pool account or the users account. I cant remember the ...
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How do I get the attachments for a SP 2010 list to sort the attachments in alpha order by document name?

I hope someone can help me PLEASE. How do I get the attachments on my SharePoint 2010 List item to sort in alphabetical order by document name?
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Workflow consuming webservice - Editing the address?

My State Machine Workflow (SP 2010) consumes an external Web Service that I have added as a Service Reference in Visual Studio. The WCF Service is currently hosted in my local machine. We have ...
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Filter list data based on page Url

I have a relatively small SharePoint list. When a user comes to the list page I want a generalized list to display with a search box. I want this list to have no parameters or variables attached to it ...
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“User cannot be found.” error in Powershell

I am writing a PowerShell script to re-sync my users to the AD because of a problem I have described Here. From time to time I get a "Set-SPUser : user cannot be found." error but when I call the same ...
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Farm Backup vs Granular Backup - SP 2010

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I only have 1 Site Collection. In my CA I can do a Farm Backup or a Granular Backup. What must I used, I just want to make a full backup of everything including all ...
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How do I View the Raw XML Output of a Content Query Web Part?

I would like to see the Raw XML that is output from a content query web part so that I can develop a custom xsl stylesheet for this. I have the publishing infrastructure enabled. I assume I can do ...
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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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Unable to update page layout

Working on branding an old sharepoint solution. Working on a machine where a sharepoint application has been previously set up and all the pages and page layouts have already been deployed. All I need ...
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Import a single row from Excel spreadsheet

I'm currently trying to copy a single column from an excel sheet and import it in an existing list on sharepoint. I tried this via microsoft access, but i'm only allowed 255 characters per row! Is ...
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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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Feature Administrator in SharePoint 2010, Exam 70 - 667

I came across this question which seems very confusing to me while preparing for 70 - 667 exam, You configure a SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1(SP1) Farm. You need to ensure that a ...
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Content DB not getting any permissions on web application created through central admin

I tried to create a Web Application using Central Admin. It created web app without displaying any error, I can browse site too after creating site collection and that, but content db got no ...
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How to Filter DataView WebPart (DVWP) from Query String?

I have a Web part page which has two web part. 1) Visual Web part Containing Drop Down List. Drop Down is filled with data from column of Pages Library. 2) DVWP pulls data from Pages Library. Now ...
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Calculated Column left align header

In my list, I want a column to have a custom hyperlink. I create a Calculated column that has the following formula. ="<a ...
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What are the limitations of Mobile device access in Sharepoint 2010

I need to know Limitations of mobile device access in SharePoint 2010 vs desktop access to Sharepoint 2010, before I start a sharepoint mobile access project. What features don't work out of the box ...
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How to insert a named hyperlink anchor in InfoPath?

I have an infopath form, and I want to create a sort of table of contents so that when users return to finish filling out their forms (after having left off), they can jump to the section. I see that ...
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“Access Denied” while Activating Custom Timer Job

When i tried to Activate Feature of Timer Job It returns error : Access Denied Scope of Feature is "Site".. private static void CreateJob(SPSite site) { try { ...
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Can I used People search core webpart and Search Core Webpart in Same page Fast Search?

in my result.aspx i have used almost webpart like SearchPagingWebPart,CoreResultWebpart,Search Actionlink webpart, etc.. I am used PoepleSearchCoreResult wepbart in that page as People Matches. i.e ...
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Reading contents inside PDF file

How can i traverse the contents present inside PDF file. Suppose i have PDF documents inside a document library and I need to read contents inside PDF file to know the type of PDF file whether its a ...
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Enabling incoming email for SharePoint document library without Active Directory or Exchange?

This is a high level question. Can I enable incoming email for SharePoint without any involvement from Active Directory or Exchange? From what I have read, integration with Active Directory or ...
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default custome webpart became static on custom site page

I have created a custom site page in sharepoint 2010 and added the following code to it <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" FrameType="TitleBarOnly" ID="Main" Title="loc:Main" > ...
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Feature not activated by default

I have a SP2010 wsp that contains multiple features all are scoped "web" all was working fine. But suddenly one of the feature stopped activating by default on deployment though all other features are ...
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Expand and Collapse All button for any SharePoint List

I need a feature (shown in images below). The feature is available for Older versions but not for 2010. Is it possible to get Expand/Collapse buttons for any 2010 list? The examples given below uses ...
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Redirect from ItemAdded event

I am using an ItemAdded event handler for doing some validation. If my validation fail is it possible to redirect the user to another page. Ideally it would be good to show the page in a dialog box. ...
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Can I manage views based on permissions in OOTB Foundation 2010?

As problem fixes are implemented, we are uploading additional or modified documentation and procedures to a sharepoint site where our employees can review those changes. We've got another sharepoint ...
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What cannot be developed for Sharepoint Server 2010 in 32-bit workstation? and in 64-bit workstation?

Before, I was developing remotely on Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010 machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter and all servers 64-bit) accessing it over internet through RDP from Windows XP SP3 ...
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How to update a Sharepoint 2010 list via an Infopath 2010 client form via a code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for ...
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Why such differences between Infopath 2010 templates for a Form Library and for a List?

Table 3 (Comparing form library and list templates) of msdn article Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 1 of 2) states that: support for custom code is available for a Form ...
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Disable search security trimmer?

I'm currently working with a client, one of the requirements is that users have complete access to the search results, regardless user permissions, including anonymous users, Is there a way to disable ...
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Hard Coded Navigation in Master Page - Active link not changing

Prior to my arrival it was decided that all navigation would be hard coded into the Master Page. I wish I could find a solid reason why, but for the time being it escapes me. Due to time constraints, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Item level Permission to a Document Library is Our approach right?

We are planing to apply Item level Permission on document library and want share point experts advise...are we going right way or we will fall in performance issue or others.. What We Have : 1- We ...
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response redirect in event handler

I try to redirect user after edit a list to another page in site. So I write this code at the end of my item_updated list handler Response.Redirect("http://www.somewhere.com"); I pretty sure that ...
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How to access documents with in a custom content type of Document Set

I have a Library, which stores document sets (the content type here is a documentset which contains more than one word document). Currently I can to get the items from the library using the below code ...
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Send alerts, default functionality

I have a document library with custom columns that point to metadata term groups. When I add a file, the system sends an alert, at that time(when you upload the file), the system does not ask for the ...
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Allow users to submit items to a library but not edit or delete

I have a library where I want anybody to be able to add items to it, but only a select few can edit them or delete them. The unpriviledged folk currently have "Read" permissions on the library, and ...
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Ignore content type on search

I have several content type names. I want to remove one from being indexed so that it doesnt show on my refinement panel
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SharePoint 2010 Lookup Column - Autofill with the same Item

I am struggling with some issue. I need to automatically fill the value of a field (in Edit or New.aspx) based on other lookup column. Now I have list Lookup with Name and Surname columns In the ...
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Tracking and reporting in sharepoint 2010 ? user accessing what kind of data ?

I want to track How many times a particular user has accessed what document in document library?and i need to show this in a report format. Also, i need to check what are links being accessed in the ...
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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Why can I not stop personalizing?

When I "Personalize this Page", I don't seem to have a way to "Stop Editing". I'd expect such a button under the "Page" of the ribbon, but it's not there. What can cause this?
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Connect directly to subsite without viewing home

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I would like some people to ONLY access a sub site without seeing the homepage. Is this possible? I have tried but I get a message saying ...
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extending sharepoint 2010 trial

I have been trialing Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. when I tried to visit the trial site, it came up and said The trial period for this product has expired. I checked the solutions and workarounds, but ...
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XML Viewer Web Part 'Failed to apply XSLT to the content'

I am trying to use the XML Viewer web part in SharePoint 2010. Using the this XML <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <STOCKQUOTE ROWCOUNT='1'> <RESULT> <ROW> ...
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InfoPath 2010 Form / SharePoint 2010 List

I've been given an interesting project where I need to have a set of 3 forms as a readiness checklist for a software go-live event. I have approximately 200 offices that need to fill out forms of ...