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why use Page layouts in sp 2010 when we can save a page as template and then use this new template

I might sound idiot but why we create page layouts in sp 2010, or possible scenarios where we can use page layouts or customize them.
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Replacing text with logo images on top link bar

Can I replace text with images on a top link bar? Has anyone done this before in SharePoint Foundation 2010?
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Can't rename SharePoint folder which contains files

I found strange SharePoint behavior. I have document library "LibraryTest" with folder "FolderTest". User "UserTest" has Contribute permissions for library. Scenario 1 (As UserTest): Folder ...
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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are ...
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SharePoint 2010 AspMenu - Use OnClick instead of OnMouseOver?

Is it possible to have the SharePoint AspMenu control to show its flyouts (sub items) based on the user clicking the item, rather than based on the mouseover (or hover)?
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HttpWebRequest in TimerJob

I have an aspx-page in the Layouts-folder. A timejob makes a httpwebrequest on this page and the response-html is saved as a pdf. The httpwebrequest works fine, when its not called in a timerjob (ex. ...
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Can you open MS Software application from a link in your SharePoint site?

I have some software applications that I use constantly and I would like to be able to open them directly from my SharePoint site quick launch menu. I have access to the .exe file. Is there anyway I ...
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access sharepoint list from outside

I have developed a custom SharePoint 2010 webservice using the following link ...
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Changing the Team Site Template

Is it possible to change the settings on an existing site template, such as the team site? We would like to recommend to our users to create sites using the team site template where possible, however ...
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Steps in analyzing a sharepoint farm?

I would request an expert advice to list me some steps in analyzing a sharepoint farm level configurations and steps in setting it up. Thank you
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Denying the manage rights permission

I'm trying to fullfill a requirement which forces the use of Active Directory groups. I'm having issues getting to where I want to be. Upon creation of a new site, I'm going to use AD groups to ...
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Custom Action for Web Part Tools ribbon

I would like to add a button into the Web Part Tools ribbon section. I have looked in CMDUI.XML to find the other buttons which are in this section and it appears they should be under ...
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Word document Author property as SharePoint column - how?

I would like to expose the Word document property "Author" as a SharePoint metadata column. It is clearly not linked to the "Created By" field, whose internal column name is "Author". Is it possible ...
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How to display only future events in Content Query Web Part?

I have content query web part for displaying the future events. But the web part is displaying the past events as well. For example, I had two events in March and 3 in April. It shows all five event. ...
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A basic “send an email” workflow template?

What I'm looking for is a workflow template which non-SPD, non-VisualStudio, ordinary non-tech humans can pick and use along with a list or library, which does the classic "Can we have this form send ...
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SharePoint Blog Post not displaying single post content

I have a SharePoint 2010 foundation blog site. When I go to the main page I see the normal full list of posts, however when I click on the link it just displays a standard "List" web-part with each ...
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Permissions to add managed or crawled properties

What are the permissions required to modify/add a managed or crawled property in Sharepoint 2010? EDIT: programmatically
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“Add Document” link is disappear when Permission to only SPFolder

I have given SPUser user1 permission to only SPFolder I dont want to give read access to specific site or document library. suppose there is one web http://contoso.com/sales and i want to give ...
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Proper way to evaluate/get status of boolean field when looping through SP List with code

What is the best way to do this when looping a list? I have tried to evaluate it with something like this but it wont let me evaluate bool as an "if" condition if (item["ShowTitle"] == true) //do ...
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Double value in URL from SPListItemCollection result

I have a basic list which I am using to generate a "Quick Links" menu WebPart. It looks ok but for some reason the URL field (of URL type) when rendered renders html that looks like this: <a ...
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How to enable scrolling in Custom Query Web Part as well as library web parts?

I am using several custom query web parts in the front page of the SharePoint site to show data from a sub-site. They are document libraries and blog posts. How can I enable paging or scrolling for ...
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“Upload Multiple Files” link is not available for blog post. How to enable it?

I have blog where people can share their stories with pictures and documents. Sometimes they have to put 10 documents in a single blog posts. Right now, my upload file pop-up window for the blog post ...
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Need to populate a dropdown with sharepoint groups in which am a member

I have some groups in SharePoint application. I have a dropdown in visual webpart which is to be populated with only those SharePoint groups in which am added as user. Edit: I have added users in ...
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Is it possible to create a search scope that is based on other scopes?

On TechNet, it clearly says "You can also create a search scope that includes several other scopes." However, I'm having a hard time figuring out how to do it. What I have is four scopes. What I ...
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Is it possible to change the value of “Created By” in Comments list of a blog?

I have a SharePoint blog where few people can contribute but everyone can comment. But they want to comment as anonymous. So I created a new column in Comments list called "Post as anonymous" with a ...
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Change Item order using _layouts/reorder.aspx?List=[GUID] in sharepoint 2010

Is there any way to set list item order in sharepoint list in selected list subfolder using build in reordering page?
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New properties in advanced search are not appearing

I am trying to add new properties to the advanced search, 5 new properties, I can see 3 but the other 2 I cant see them. I tried also the property names in lowercase This is a screenshot and here ...
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Set max number of items returned via Content Query or list

Any ideas if this can be done? I want to restrict the number of items returned to 5. Not sure if I can do this somehow at the CQWP or list level?
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Custom 404 page unique to a site collection

Is it possible to create a custom 404 page which is unique to a site collection? Usually, the 404 page is common for all site collections in a web application. Is there any way around this? One a ...
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“Best Practices” for SharePoint customizations/development to easily migrate to new SharePoint versions

Do you know of any documents that describe “best practices” for SharePoint customizations (especially custom developments) in order for these customizations/code (for example web parts, event ...
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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...
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Document not opening

I have a document library in Sharepoint 2010. When a click on a document, the following happens: The popup to open as read-only or edit comes up I choose readonly. Word opens but the document does ...
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ListData.svc and Task Approval

How can I approve a workflow task using the ListData.svc? I am attempting to just set the value of ApprovalValue to "Approved" but this is not working at all. Any help you can give will probably save ...
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Per Location Views Not Working

I am trying to accomplish the following scenario. In my document library I want the top level view to use a view called "Folders" where it only shows two columns. Upon clicking a folder in the view I ...
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How would I go about branding a blog subsite with publishing enabled in sp2010?

I am trying to add a blogging subsite to an already existing site collection. However, the site is heavily branded and I'm trying to figure out how to apply branding to the blog. Sharepoint 2010.
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How to allow sharepoint users to comment on blogs as anonymous?

I have blog create for my staff in sharepoint. The staff are all users. But when they comment on some posts, they want to comment as anonymous. Is there a way for it without an external solutions?
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How to change order of the subsites in the dropdown?

I created a 5 subsites under a team site and enabled show subsites option. So We can the subsites in a dropdown. They are automatically arranged in alphabetical order. How can I change that order?
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Sharepoint Search - returning link to All Items

I have a strange behaviour in my SharePoint site. When I search for an item in a library, it is returning a link to the library (allitems.aspx), rather than a link to the individual item. Example, I ...
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Frequently Needed Business Rule About Security that SharePoint Does Not Provide OOTB

Suppose that i have two lists like this REGION_LIST [ RegionName(text), RegionResponsibles(multi-select peoplepicker) ] ISSUES_LIST [Some issue related columns, Region(lookup) ] Main requirement is ...
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Content Deployment of a Single Site Sharepoint 2010

I'm trying to deploy Content of a "Single" subsite from ServerA to ServerB/SiteCollectionA. When I select "Specific sites within the site collection" within Scope of a new Job and run / test it. It ...
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Display managed path in search results

I'm trying to display the managed path a site is on in my search results. To be more clear: I have setup a core results webpart which fires a custom query to retrieve all site collections within a ...
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How to Customize Mobile View or Integrate Jquery Mobile into an already made SharePoint 2010 public facing site?

I'm very new to SharePoint Development and need some instruction or direction on how to customize the mobile view or use Jquery mobile on a SharePoint 2010 public facing site. I have been tasked with ...
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Adding terms to Term Sets

I am trying to avoid the use of creating folders within a document library when migrating a library from SP2007 to SP2010. Currently the library has folders that define the "clients". I would like to ...
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Upgrading Sharepoint 2010 CMP file to 2013

I have exported a team site from Sharepoint 2013 into a CMP file. However, when I try to run Import-SPWeb, I get the Version package is different. I am looking for anyway possible to upgrade this ...
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Documents Not Appearing in Search Results

SharePoint 2010 Publishing Site Intranet: I have a team site with document libraries. For team members, documents are not coming back in search results. Can someone point me in the right direction - ...
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Hidden column appear after a choice is made

Creating a simple document library after the user upload the document. Having an option call sections that is a choice column. When the user make their selection other columns would appear base upon ...
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Do you need to include subwebs in warmup scripts

When warming up SharePoint in the morning do you need to hit subwebs or just the root site collection(s)?
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Why I see the page “_layouts/newsbweb.aspx” after debugging my sitedefiniton?

I have a SharePoint 2010 portal. The site collection is from the site template "publishing site". I have created a simple site definition like in this tutorials: ...
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Document Properties not carry to new version

SP 2010, I have a document library with versioning turned on. If I populate title on the document, and save it... then I upload a new version of the document the title will get wiped out. How do I ...
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Data View Web Part: Hide or show fields dynamically based on input

I have a list that I build and a data form web part that will allow users to add to the list. How can I make various parts of the form hide or show based on the values of other fields in the form as ...