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related list web part ordering madness!

I am using SharePoint Designer to work on a DispForm.aspx form for a list which has some related lists tied to it. Up until today, the form would render in the browser as: list entry details for this ...
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I want to save a SharePoint page as a Word file?

I have a SP2010 page with numerous web parts. I want to put all this information onto a page that I can easily edit, add data, copy, print, etc. Is there any easy way to do this rather than copy ...
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Getting survey graphical result

Ok, Im havving trouble accessing the survey graph. My questions is how on earth does sharpoint create the graph from "graphical summary". I have a webpart, i can get the data and the questions ...
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SPCopyDestinationCollection.Add() Method Does Not Persist to the Database

I'm attempting to run a basic PowerShell script to fix a lot of broken "Send To" destination links that resulted from a site migration from one farm to another. I wanted to proof-of-concept this on ...
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Web Service Call InfoPath 2010

I am literally fighting infopath right now. I am trying to populate MySites information into infopath via web call. Here are my steps: Data (Get External Data) > From Web Service > SOAP Web Service ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Checking out multiple documents issue

I have a user that has IE8 on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine, they are trying to check-out multiple documents at the same time by selecting all documents and the selecting Check Out up in the Documents ...
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How can I load PowerShell 2 PSCX modules on a SharePoint Server that has PowerShell v3 installed?

My current environment of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Server is having some of the servers updated to support PowerShell v3. At the moment we utilize PowerShell to manage some of the SharePoint Server ...
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Hide Field on Specific SPListItems

I am trying to figure out if I can hide/show a field for specific list items using the SP object model. I am aware that you can set the SPField.Hidden property however it appears as though this does ...
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Hide Field on Initial Edit Form

I have a field in my list that I would like to hide on the initial upload of the document, but not when the user tries to edit the properties of the document later. For example... User uploads ...
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Secure Webservice to write data IN & OUT of sharepoint list

We have a SharePoint 2010 portal running and now we decided to integrate with the existing ERP application. It works like there is a Request generate through SharePoint 2010 custom form and then a ...
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“Invalid file name” error creating folder programmatically

I get the following error when trying to create a folder: Invalid file name. The file name you specified could not be used. It may be the name of an existing file or directory, or you may not have ...
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How can I export all attachments from a SharePoint 2010 list without code?

Is there any solution in exporting all the attachments from a list without code? I do not have Visual Studio installed on my machine and am looking for a way to just grab all the attachments and place ...
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SharePoint 2010 MUI

I have created a web template from scratch which is based on the OOTB Team Site. Essentially, I have copied over the Onet.xml content of the OOTB Team Site and used it as -it - is in the Onet.xml of ...
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Using PrincipalContext to create groups from SharePoint gives access denied for domain admin user

I'm trying to create new AD security groups from the codebehind of a SharePoint application page. I'm using System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement to do this. This is how I'm creating a group: ...
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External facing customer portal

If I have an external-facing portal with say, 80,000 users who need to log in and view their data - would I need to have some sort of custom login system? I mean, they wouldnt have ad accounts so a ...
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Files.Add fails for users with Contribute

I am using the object API to upload files. In paticular I am doing this.. SPFile file = list.RootFolder.Files.Add(filename, fileStream, author, author, DateTime.Now, DateTime.Now); The problem is ...
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SPUtility.SendEmail works but will not send links

In SP 2010, I'm using SPUtility.SendEmail and it is working fine except for sending links. In the body string argument, I input "<a href=\"http://www.google.com\">Click me</a>" It ...
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Sharepoint 2010 | SPItemEventReceiver is not firing programatically

I have a SPItemEventReciever that works perfectly when I update a list item via the sharepoint web interface but does not fire when updated via the object model. The event reciever is deployed via a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Update Solution

I have changed Global Resource files in SharrePoint Package and some code (logic), nothing else was changed. Should I use command Update-SPSolution to update my package or is it better to retract ...
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How do I programatically change the form template for an existing list

I've started creating all my SP lists in-code, because I find it to be way more reliable than using schemas. I can ensure lists on-the-fly, change existing fields during development, etc. And if ...
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how does sharepoint connect to AD so you can add users to sites etc

We have sharepoint on our local domain which is part of a forest. I seem to be able to add users from outside our local domain to sites etc even though our UPS is synced only to our local domain. ...
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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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Maintain Security on SharePoint 2010 intranet portal based on various departments

We just developed a intranet portal in SharePoint 2010 which is based on different departments like IT, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Audit, Procurement etc etc. Now Site collection administrator has ...
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AssociatedGroups collection of SPWeb?

I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose of adding an SPGroup to the AssociatedGroups collection (or its respective property bag item) of a site other than the group(s) appearing in the quick ...
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Should I use ECMAScript from within a user control or visual web part?

It seems to me that I could use ECMAScript from within a user control or a visual web part, but which is the more efficient in terms of resource use, speed etc?
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Can the author of a workflow instance be changed programmatically?

We have a custom workflow that has instances that run for months or years. With employees coming in and out of the company, an instance can last longer than the user who created it. When this ...
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Using javascript to apply “noindex” to get SharePoint to avoid crawling certain content

I have a problem with navigation elements being crawled on our SharePoint site. These elements come from a custom control that's used for building the site navigation, so the output is just html that ...
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Create C# web service that returns SharePoint ListCollection

I want to create a WebService that returns the SharePoint ListCollection in JSON format. I have tried by using following code: ClientContext ctx = new ClientContext("mySite"); ctx.Credentials = new ...
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Content can be found in refiner with deleted managed metadata tag on that content

I have a refiner that will render all the used managed metadata tags for my publishing pages. On two of those pages, a wrong managed metadata term was used. We deleted this term, but the pages still ...
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SharePoint 2010 sites are not working after changing computer name

I am facing problem in SharePoint. We have total 7 servers in that we made 1 server as domain and placed all the remaining servers into the domain. In 1 server, we installed Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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helpdesk support ticket list. Users can only see their own, yet get emailed when they are updated by helpdesk staff

I'm trying to setup a list in sharepoint 2010 that end users can submit and view support tickets on. The user should be able to only see their own tickets, not ones other users have submitted. IT ...
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Trigger double-click event on new item dialog to minimize ribbon

The default Add/Edit Item dialog for a custom list allows you to double-click on the Edit ribbon tab to minimize/collapse the action button row for the ribbon. I would like to be able to have a little ...
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Finding all items in a list - slow performance?

I've created some code that identifies all of the site collections on a farm and then loops through all of the sites and lists within those collections . It's not ideal, but I've been tasked with it, ...
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Rich Text field in Infopath customized form adds blank lines in Excel

I have a fairly basic custom list in Sharepoint 2010 which contains a rich text field. I have customized the form with Infopath. Now when I export to Excel I find blank lines preceding the text. ...
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handling approvers group with multiple publishing sites

Ive set up a publishing site with workflow and have successfully submitted a page to be approved. I noticed that when the site was provisioned it creates an approvers group which it did not assign to ...
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Any way to block oversize image uploads?

I'm working on a list where anybody in our org will be able to submit content using a rich text area (i.e. column "Multiple lines of text, with images and hyperlinks"). My concern is, and I'm sure ...
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syncing a personal calendar with sharepoint calendars in 2013

Guys i know you cant sync your personal calendar with your team sharepoint calendars in 2010 but i was wondering whether this is now possible in 2013 using exchange 2013. Currently we just send an ...
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Can't find SharePoint Foundation 2010

I installed SharePoint Foundation 2010 on my development machine about two months ago and now I changed computers and I cannot find the installation file any more. I didn't think it would be this big ...
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People Picker Lookup Column

I have two different list. In the first list are some people picker columns. Is it possible to create a lookup column for list 2 to add the user from the first list? I know it isn't supported in ...
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How to create a new (third) button besides i like it and tags & notes?

I'm trying to create a third button that sits beside the "i like it" and "tags & notes" buttons. So far I have managed to add my button on the ListItem and Documents ribbon tabs: ...
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Event receiver not firing on item added via email

I have a list that have been configure to receive incoming email. I also create event receiver for that list (on itemAdded and on itemAdding). The problem is, my event receiver not executed when ...
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Shared Document Library URL

I was messing with SP's library forms (I think) a while back. Gave up eventually, because that wasn't really what I wanted. I did manage to break something, somewhere, though. Namely, the links to the ...
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Disable mobile browsing for a single website in SharePoint 2010

How to disable mobile browsing for a single website in SharePoint 2010 not all of websites in SharePoint? As far as i know we can disable it as described here or here,but when applying those ...
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Adding list items using the Client Object Model

I'm currently working on a Windows application to be used to migrate data from a legacy system into a SharePoint list. To do this I am accessing the Client Object Model and using it to create new ...
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Pulling current date in formula builder returns wrong date

I am trying to pull the current date in MMDDYY format from infopath so I can use concat with some other fields to autogenerate a request number, but I am receiving the incorrect date. If I just use ...
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Crawl files with no file extension

Here is an interesting problem I cannot seem to find an answer to. I have a client that has several files from email message exports that do not have a file extension (e.g. PDF, DOC). These files, ...
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Back Up and Restore List with Retention of Workflow Status on SharePoint 2010 Site

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 web site with a simple workflow to test the possibility of back-up and restore of the list while retaining the status of work flow. The list currently has only ID and ...
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Excel spreadsheet imported as a list into SharePoint 2010, is creating extra HTML tags

I have several lists that I imported into a publishing site on SharePoint 2010. It appears that the import process created lists with problems. All the fields ended up with extra html tags (i.e. ...
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IE9-32 bit compatability with SP2010

I am testing IE9-32 bit compatibility with SP2010. I have prepared the testcase/usecase for testing our custom SP solutions. At the same time,i want to test the OOB functionalities of SP2010 with ...
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Best practice for listing all files in a document library?

The Microsoft Best Practices for SharePoint guide recommends not enumerating entire SPList.Items collections or SPFolder.Files collections. I have the need to generate a list of all files in the ...