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Restore-SPSite time scale to restore?

I am trying to restore the main site at the root of our SharePoint server after an accidental deletion using the following code: Restore-SPSite -Identity http://server -Path "B:\SharePoint\11-12-2012 ...
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Migrating MySite User Profiles to new account

We are currently in the process of changing (AD) domain and user names for users. This is done gradually, and the old and new domain/user names will coexist in a transition period. A challenge we ...
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SP2010 and Report Builder

I have an SSRS report integrated with SP 2010, the data in the report is loaded from a SP list. The current issue that I am facing is not being able to read minimum and maximum date time field for the ...
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Create CDFU in 2010 example?

Recently migrated from SP 2007 to 2010, the CDFU workflows did got well in the migration so I am rebuilding them. The steps/logic must be different than SPD 2007. Want to send point of contact an ...
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Collect Search Statistics

Is there a way to collect all the search strings used by users of a site? This would preferably be ordered by number of times searched.
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Timer Job depoys and activates through VS2010, but not through site settings

I have created a timer job that works correctly when deploying by right clicking the project and hitting deploy in Visual Studio. However, if I deploy the solution to the same server with a WSP file, ...
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Add Keyboard Accessibility to Top Nav Menu

I am trying to get the top nav bar's drop down menu working with the keyboard. What should happen is when a user presses the tab key and the top menu item is reached, the drop down should show just ...
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How to refer to a local file for a PowerPivot datasource?

We have users trying to use Performance Point and need to point to a local PowerPivot file as a data source. The instructions state: Type the connection string to the PowerPivot data source by ...
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“No connectivity with the server” for files in only one content DB?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 One of my users reported a problem opening files yesterday. Upon opening a file she would receive this string of error messages: Clicking "Retry Open" leads to: ...
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Declarative WebPart on publishing page

I have made a publishing page layout that has a WebPartZone and a MediaWebPart in the ZoneTemplate. Example below. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" Title="Fokusøki Media" ...
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Lookup between lists with additional data

I have two entities, Toolbox and Tool, where Toolbox contains a set of tools (hammer, saw, screwdriver). The trick is that there can be several hammers in the same toolbox, so I need an amount, or ...
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Advantages/disadvantages of Timer Jobs vs. PowerShell scripts

I've worked with several examples of both SharePoint Timer Jobs and PowerShell scripts, some of them doing the same things as the other. In my experience, PowerShell scripts are far more flexible, ...
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How to enable Document ID service

I'm trying to use the document ID service on my SharePoint 2010 development instance, but it's not present within the "Site Collection Features". Any ideas?
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 usage logs can not be move or stopped

No matter what I do in the Central Admin console these logs run on and on I can't move them to a drive with more spaec and I can't stop them Any ideas apreciated. thanks in advance
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InfoPath drop down field bound to the repeating section it is housed in

Note: I was required to create an external SQL database in order to accomplish what was discussed here. The database was created about 6 months after asking this question and the feature set was ...
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One user reports bunched text in IE9 when viewing our public facing Sharepoint 2010 website

A user says: "There is a problem every time I try to use your website. The first page is fine but whenever I page down all the text is just one mass of black type totally unreadable." She says it ...
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Check whether contact(s) are available

I'm trying to build a contact list based on a available contacts. However, how do I find a contact's availability? I've synced my contacts list to Outlook, however looking through the available ...
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Remove site prefix when creating new site collection

Can I remove the site prefix from the URL when I create a new site collection? For example if the URL of the web application is http://servername and I want to create a new site collection I need to ...
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Recreate an SPList withou loosing SPListItems

I am migrating a Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 but, SPLists that are created using a schema definition are not having their forms/views visual upgraded. After much consideration and effort I've tried to ...
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How create a link on the master page when ever no one is signed in

I created a site with anonymous access and forms based authentication. Now I want to show the link to create a new user in the master page when ever no one is signed in. Can any one please help to ...
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How to display the body of an email in the columns of an email-enabled library or list?

Salvete! I have an email-enabled library that can receive emails. I can see that there is a possible column for subject, from address and sender, etc., but I don't see one for body. How can I get ...
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Adding Users from a Trusted Domain in a Multi-Tenant Setup

According to many sources I shouldn't have to do anything special to get add users from a "internal" two-way trusted domain into SharePoint. And I can add them to the CA web app but not the ...
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Embedding Video in Blog Post?

Is it possible to embed a video into a blog site post using a simple URL from the end user's perspective? I have tried two approaches: ...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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Securing Individual Methods on Custom Web Services in SharePoint

I've created several WCF services USING CKS:DEV to be hosted in SharePoint and accessed on SharePoint pages using SharePoint. I'm using the MultipleBaseAddressWebServiceHostFactory for hosting purpose ...
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Date Difference (3 Columns)

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010. I have a list with three columns: Date Notified Packet Mailed Condolence Letter Sent The problem is that Packet Mailed or Condolence Letter Sent could ...
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Add Managed metadata to link to a document

I have a document library that contains both documents and links to documents. How do I add managed metadata tags to the links to documents? I have looked at the columns, which are below. It seems ...
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Run Query for External List

I have successfully created an external content type to my SharePoint and I have made a list from it. The problem is my table has over 24000 records in it. I need to grab the last 2000 records and ...
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Use media content types on a publishing page

I'm trying to make a new publishing page that can use either Images, Video or Audio. I'we already made one that uses the PublishingWebControls:RichImageField but cant find equivalents for video and ...
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SP2010: What happens when starting several Content deployment jobs at the same time?

what happens if I start several content deployment jobs synchronously in different site collections by ContentDeploymentJob.Run()? Are the jobs definitely executed one after another? Thanks!
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Dynamic External List Updating

I hope I am putting this question in the right place because this is more of a content then code question. I am new to making external list, so my question is, will the external list I have connected ...
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Updating a SharePoint 2010 list with an email confirmation link

I have a list of 1000+ user accounts for an application, and I need to have each user confirm that they still require access. I would like to send a form email to all of the users in the list asking ...
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Fastest way to delete thousands of listitems

I have a list with about 500.000 thousand items. I need to delete all list items which created date is after a specific date. The query would match about 450.000 thousand items. And then delete all ...
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Fast search: Remapped managed property contains old data

I'm having a problem with managed properties. I've made a custom web part to do a people search / keywordQuery based on user properties/managed metadata. I had to change a managed property to map to a ...
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Passing args to QuickLinksDialog with JS

I have a small button on a site which when i press should start a QuickLinksDialog and fill in some of the fields there. Everything goes good and well except the fields (like: title and url) still ...
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SpSecutityTrimmedControl runs in Pagepreview mode - ?pagepreview=true

I'm branding the sharepoint ribbon and need some changes (css) when the page gets in pagepreview mode. I've got this code <SharePoint:SpSecutirtyTrimmedControl runat="server" ...
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Check if web is in pagepreview mode - ?pagepreview=true

How can I check if a page is in ?pagepreview=true mode? I've branded the sharepoint ribbon and need to check if a page is in pagepreview to get the site branded correct (js / css). Is there a way to ...
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Event Receiver CancelWithRedirectUrl issue with multiple selected list items

I've got my event receiver (itemdeleting) working almost exactly the way I'd like it to. Upon certain conditions in the itemdeleting event, I am setting the status to CancelWithRedirectUrl and ...
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401 Error on Blackberry Device

I have a SharePoint instance serving as our Extranet to our salesforce. All sales agents have a Blackberry device, but none can access our Extranet. In IIS, we only have ASP.NET Impersonation and ...
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How to open document in Edit mode from InfoPath form

I have an custom SPList that has a Hyperlink field pointing to a document in a document library. The custom SPList has custom InfoPath forms for View and Edit. To open the document in edit mode, ...
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Unexpected error on Documen Libraries after enabling document conversion

Configured the Document Conversions services in Central Admin. Enabled document conversion on the "Document" content type from the site collection settings. Now when I try to open ANY document ...
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Can I develop a SharePoint 2010 Service Application using .NET 4 or 4.5?

Since SharePoint 2010 Service Applications are abstracted out, is there any way to develop Service Applications using the .NET 4.0 or 4.5?
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Does Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise work on SQL Standard version?

We are planning to get a backup server at Amazon EC2. As per my finding, Amazon supports only SQL Standard version. Can someone please help me with the above question. And, will any services be ...
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How to prevent alerts from SPEmailEventReceiver?

I have been struggling with a small but irritating problem for a while now and suddenly I ran out of ideas. I have implemented an email event receiver in Sharepoint 2010. The event receiver creates ...
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SPD error “Controls in this category require a Microsoft Sharepoint Publishing Page Layout” in toolbox Page Fields & Content Fields

I'm trying to create a page layout on SharePoint 2010, based on a new Page Layout Content Type subclassed from the Publishing Content Type "Page". I got the new content type created ok, with existing ...
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Is a Site Column related to a web or site collection

just going through some slides for SharePoint 2010 Developer Certification slides and it says Site Columns are related to web, but I thought they are created on site collection level, can someone ...
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whats the difference between IIS web application and SharePoint web application

I have been working on SharePoint for a long time but still confused with the concept of webapplications in SharePoint and IIS, I would also like to know the relationship between them. I just studied ...
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Adding ECB to search results

I need to add the ECB functionality to the results of a document search (Core Search results). Does anyone know if this is possible? I was hoping to add this through the XSL of the web part but ...
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Opening a document from Document Set vs. using direct Link

I have some documents stored in a document Set. I noticed that opening the file by clicking on it in the document set produces a different behavior than taking this exact same link and putting it on ...
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How to show documents in a webpart like Sharepoint does?

I have this Visual Web Part that make a request to a WCF service and returns a list of Sharepoint documents. Currently I'm showing them in a <ul>, creating the HTML in the succeded ajax event in ...