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Feature Stapling and SPWeb.Navigation (Top Nav bar or quick launch) changes not applying

I am using feature stapling to add a feature to all sites in a web application. This feature creates a list, creates a site page, creates a webpart, adds the web part to the site page, and then it is ...
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Changelog-based Incremental Crawl of an External Content Type (ECT)

I'm trying to add incremental crawling to an External Content Type that we have defined, but I don't want to use the item time-stamp option, which seems to be so prevalent(see: link). I have a .Net ...
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Vertical Scrolling in Sharepoint

Im having problems with scrolling in sharepoint site. I am fairly new to Sharepoint and have taken over the UX responsibilities for a site. The problem that Im having is that the scrollbar does not ...
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Custom Master page is not available under Site Master Page Settings

I have created a Custom Master Page in VS2010 and deploy Project to SharePoint. First I activated site Collection feature "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" and then i also activated site ...
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show more details of the person/group in list column

I am making an Issue list in Sharepoint 2010, where the issue can be assigned to "Person or Group". I have to show more details of the person(assigned to)eg. Name, Office and phone etc.. in (another ...
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Suddenly getting “The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.”

This morning all the development machines at the company I work at, couldn't manage SharePoint through Powershell. We were all getting the annoying "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with ...
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SafeControls not added on all front-ends

On deployment in our acceptation farm, I noticed something weird happening. I deployed a wsp solution, just standard stuff. The solution contained a GAC assembly and some safecontrols. Our farm ...
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What could cause all sub-pages to redirect to the main page?

After quite a long break, I've come back to do some work on our Sharepoint-based Portal. I went to our test server and found that, when I click on a link to a sub-page, the main page gets reloaded. ...
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Override a WCF Data Services CSDL

I'm dealing with an issue with a SharePoint 2010 Hosted WCF Data Services. So Keep in mind that i'm restricted to work with .NET 3.5. In order to generate the CSDL endpoint for descripting my ...
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How to get External List Item URl?

I want to get Item URL of External List. I tried using ListItem.URL but it is returning BLANK. Can anybody help me. Its Urgent..
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Why does my workflow appear to be causing an infinite loop?

I'm JUST starting with workflows, and created my first one. We're running 2010 foundation, and I'm using the basic 3-stage workflow that's included. I'm linking to a Word document in a library, and ...
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Site collection using incorrect database

I think I have found a very bad issue with our SharePoint portal that could cause stability issues. The WSS_Content_Collab_ProjectTeams should have been used only with the project teams site ...
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Extreme novice needs help with quick launch. (foundation 2010)

Hope someone can help. I've been 'playing' around with sharepoint and i'm trying to set it up as a kind of company intranet. I downloaded the greenshades theme (the custom foundation one from ...
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How to get extra User properties?

A few custom properties have been added to the user object via CA. I would I retrieve these fields programmatically? Solution: UserProfileManager mgr = new ...
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Why do some brand new documents show up in user recycle bins as well?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 Sometimes (but not always) when a user uploads or directly saves a new file into a document library in my environment that document saves to the desired location ...
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Microsoft.Sharepoint.dll missing ListViewByQuery

I have installed Sharepoint 2010 on my Windows 7 machine (yes, I know it's not supported). I'm looking for ListViewByQuery, but it doesn't seem to be in the DLL I have. The DLL is version ...
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how to change the SP2010 tab thumbnail?

How do i change the icon that is inside the red rectangle in this image?
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Show User List (GridView?) on Button Click in new Popup

Hi there and thanks in advance :) So, my use-case is: I have a visual webpart on top of the DispForm.aspx of a custom list for events. I have another List called "Attendee List" where attendees are ...
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Does explorere and office use different cookies?

I have a strange issue. I'm logging in to a SharePoint 2010 solution I then have to enter credentials, and check for remember me (fedauth cookie is set). Then is open a document and I get a popup ...
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Sharepoint 2010 custom calendar display form Date formatting not displaying on site

I have been tasked with setting up a calendar on SharePoint 2010 Foundation to record bookings. I would like to use a custom display form so I can remove and/or reorder the fields. I created a new ...
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Show asp.net webpart elements based on user permission level?

I want to do the following: I have a webpart and two users (not in groups, though, because for a reason I don't understand there are no groups in the productive environment here ;) ). One stands ...
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SharePoint 2010 Modal dialog problem with Jquery datepicker

i have a link on which i am opening a webpartpage embed in SharePoint ModalDialog. Inside webpart I have a textbox contains jquery.datepicker ..whenever i select the date the ribbons title scrolls up ...
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Most Efficient Way to Scan Large Volume of Records/Documents into SharePoint

What is the most efficient method you used to scan and upload large volume (> 10 TB) of records and documents into SharePoint? The things I am interested in are: Speed Ability to add metadata and ...
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Host Named Site Collections - log on twice?

I have a question regarding Host Named Site Collections and the log on process. I'm using SharePoint 2010. Let say I have a web application (https://mainsite.com) hosting a site collection. Under ...
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CrossListQueryCache().GetSiteData(contextWeb) throws NullReferenceException on second query?

I have an auqward problem that's been nagging me on and off for half a years time. It turns out, when I'm finally taking a real shot at it that my query throws a NullReferenceException the second time ...
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Kerberos on Chrome, Safari or FireFox

recently enabled Kerberos on my SharePoint 2010 install. If I browse from IE, I see logins authenticate over Kerberos protocol. If I browse from any other browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari..), NTLM ...
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FormField value set with javascript, value lost on postback

I have a custom list of "requests" which need to accommodate a required time range for a single date (among other fields), so I added "start" and "end" columns of date and time type. I used designer ...
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How to hide only Site Action using SecurityTrimmedControl

I have a portal and in master page I was being asked to hide the whole ribbon so i did this. But since then i am having so many problems like if i have a custom list with a document to attach option ...
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How to get two User Profiles service application using C#?

Is it possible to get two User Profiles service application 1). User profile service1 2). User profile service2 I have some code which only fetches the Ist User profile service application but ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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SharePoint 2010 Navigation error: An unexpected error occured while manipulating the navigational structure of this Web, August 2012 CU

has anyone experienced/fixed this problem in their environment? Our publishing site has the August 2012 Cumulative Update installed and has been running fine for over a month. Now, since the site has ...
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Set-SPUser not adding SPUser

Adding a user trough the following PS command line works just fine: Set-SPUser -Identity "Domain\LoginName" -Web $Web.Url -Group "GroupName" The problem occurs when the user is deleted and then the ...
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Content Query Web Part on a multilingual SP site

I have a SP 2010 installation, installed in English. I have some sub sites that use publishing, for news and such. On my home page I have a CQWP that shows the news nicely formatted. The CQWP has the ...
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Maintaining role groups and users in two farms simultaneously?

We currently have two farms - a SharePoint 2007 one and a SharePoint 2010 one. We have the same groups in both farms and the same userbase. At the moment when someone joins or leaves the company ...
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How to access an aspx page located in a different project?

I have a SharePoint solution with an empty SharePoint project and an ASP.NET project. My ASP.NET project has an aspx page I would like to access. How can I access this page from my SharePoint project? ...
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OpenDocuments ActiveX plugin does not work first time for each URL

I have a page which displays links to Word documents stored in SharePoint 2010. In order to allow the user to open the linked document by clicking the hyperlink, without being prompted to open or ...
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site columns with a different value and display text

is it possible to create a choice site column that has a display value that actual differs from the real value. as an example i want a site column that displays a list of colours but i want the ...
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Renaming a Page Library

What is the proper way of renaming a page library from a site collection that has a different regional setting? e.g. Dutch, changing Paginas to Pages. Swedish/Norwegian from Sider and Sidor to Pages, ...
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Form submission returning error but not showing error in the log

A user is getting the following error when submitting a form in SP2010. When I run Get-SPLogEvent it returns the following: Category Message Logging Correlation Data ...
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how to call javascript function using INSERT HYPERLINK

I have a portal's home page and on that page I want to put this but Its not allowing me to put this address and treating this as invalid address..I tried putting the following statement by EDIT HTML ...
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Want to migrate a livelink application to MOSS 2010 application.How to achieve that

Apart from the docAve tool that is readily available, how to migrate features or security persmission or versions of any item or document from livelink to sharepoint 2010?
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Duplicate user's permissions across farm in SP2010

I have just taken over as developer of a Sharepoint farm with multiple site collections. I keep having to assign myself the relevant permissions that my predecessor had across various areas. Is there ...
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Accessing LookupFieldValue throws error

I have a lookup field on a list (header) that looks up values on the same list. I am trying to read the value out of that lookup with this code: using (SPSite site = new SPSite (mySite.ID)) { ...
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Passing values to two different visual webparts on seperate aspx pages

I have two aspx pages in my sharepoint portal like "NewRequest.aspx" and "EditRequest.aspx" and both have their respective visual webparts. Now there is a third webpart on homepage which contains all ...
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Farm Solution Vs. SandBox

I have developed a portal and we have integrated with Oracle E-Business Suite. In this project we have complex form requirements so I developed custom aspx forms mainly master-detail forms and lots of ...
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JQuery Accordion with SharePoint 2010 Custom List

I have a FAQ custom list in Sharepoint 2010 with two columns: Question (title column renamed) and Answer. I want to display the questions and answers from the sharepoint list in JQuery Accordion. ...
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How do I disable themes on a site collection?

I want to disabled themes on a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and am not sure how to go about doing so.
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External List from External Content Type: missing and/or error

I've created an ECT w/ Read List and Read Item operations using SharePoint Designer, saved it, and given myself permissions. The ECT's external data source is a WCF service. When I try to create an ...
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Adding List View Web part by Powershell and via GUI hasn't same View

Following is a part of my Powershell Script which creates a Discussion Board List and tries to add it to a default.aspx page. the problem is when I add default view to the code (marked as *) it ...
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Form cannot be submitted

I have two identical InfoPath forms on two different site collections within the same web application (SP2010). One works fine but the other produces this error when submitting the form.... The ...