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How is it possible to set a maximum number for items in a list and inform user when he / she reaches the limit?

I know that it is possible to write an event receiver to check the constraint but then how can I show a notification / message to the user? Thanks for sharing your experience and knowledge.
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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CheckedOutFiles return zero files but there are some files checked out

I've defined a Document Library named "Sales" on Sharepoint 2010. And I use the following code fragment to add all names who have checked out a file to a listbox: lstCheckedOut.Items.Clear(); var ...
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Outgoing Email Not Configured

I performed an upgrade from WSS SP2 to SPF 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2012 RTM I have decided to install SMTP Service on the this server. I configured outgoing email. How do do I resolve this ...
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Local administrator privilege is required to update the Farm Administrators' group

I perform an upgrade of SP from WSS SP2 to SPF 2010 SP1. In WSS SP2, I was able to update the farm administrators. In SPF 2010 SP1, I keep receicing the following in the ULS logs: Local ...
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Is it possible to Enable SP SessionStateService for “a specific” SP Web application?

I have a SP2010 Server (enterprise edition) that hosts many web applications. Only one application requires a SQL Session State service. The Powershell command Enable-SPSessionStateService does not ...
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The file * has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system

In the current scenario I am trying to copy a document set from one library to another, the thing is I cant use DocumentSet.Import because I only need the docset properties and not the contents. The ...
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next step in branding project

Guys i need some advice with a branding project ive been working on. Im pretty new to all this so please bear with me. Ill give you some background first. Ive created a master page deployed it ...
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Timer Job with lock type SPJobLockType.Job is scheduled on all WFE servers

I have written a custom timer job that should only run on one server in the farm. The constructor is as follows: public class MyCustomTimerJob : SPJobDefinition { public MyCustomTimerJob () : ...
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Glossary in SharePoint 2010

I am a Business Analyst working on a SharePoint Team site for our IT group. For a project I'm working on for our group, I'm trying to setup a "glossary of terms" in a SharePoint. I started this ...
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Is it possible to use an IF expression to filter column choices depending on previous column?

I am creating a site for training documents. I have 2 fields, topic and category. Is it possible to filter the options within category depending on which option the user selects in the topic column ...
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ArcGIS - Connecting map to WebPart using WMS [closed]

I have added ArcGIS webpart to my SharePoint 2010 environment, I am trying to connect a map to the webpart via WMS. The link works on ArcGIS online, but will not work in the webpart. The map URL is: ...
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User control in delegate control

My question is regarding a delegate control called TopNavigationDataSource, normally when you create a delegate control you just define there some new properties etc. But what if I want to deploy ...
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Sharepoint Solution showing old server url while debugging in visual studio 2010

I have a SharePoint solution which I developed in a server named HostA, and was deployed in the same server at the url, http://HostA:2100/ASD Later I moved the entire solution to a new server HostB, ...
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Call to UpdateListItems not updating items?

I have the following code: XmlNode newItemRes = ceoList.GetListItems("Pages", null, getItem, ndViewFields, null, null, null); XDocument d = XDocument.Load(new XmlNodeReader(newItemRes)); XNamespace ...
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Gather Data From User not sending task emails

I have a workflow with a gather data from component. The email is sent to a user stored in current item: Assigned Manager field in the content type that triggers the workflow. When the user fills out ...
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Send to -> Email a Link and AAM issues

Inherited the following: Internal site: http s://nameofsite Default Zone External site: http s://www.nameofsite.com Internet Zone Navigate to external site, go to doc lib, select doc and attempt to ...
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Save group to people picker field in a list

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 that has peoplepicker that I need to save from one to many groups to it. I've figured out how to save users, but stumped on saving many groups to a peoplepicker. ...
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How do I set the value of another field based on the value selected from a drop down box in Sharepoint 2010?

I have a view that lists numerous projects; in addition to the project name and assignee, other columns include: % complete, and status. When I set the status column to 'Completed' from a drop-down ...
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How can I exclude disabled users from my user profile synchronization?

I have my user profile synchronization setup and working but I have noticed that disabled users who no longer work for my company are showing up in the sync. I would like to update the sync so that ...
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How do I migrate email data from Outlook Public Folders into SharePoint?

I have a bunch of emails stored in different folders in Outlook Public Folders. Each of these folders equates to new sites that will be made in SharePoint site collections (project folders become ...
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Copy content database from production to development environment

I have a production SharePoint 2010 server with multiple site collections and sometimes I would like to copy the content from the site collections into my development environment so that I can test my ...
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Overriding function in imglib.js

My question is regarding a default SharePoint imglib script. The script is located in following folder: 14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1033\imglib.js The script has a function called: GenerateFooterContent(f, ...
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Getting a file not found error when I try to check in file using web services?

I am using the following code to create a file and then check it in: //Some other code above. The following line works fine. createdItem = ceoList.UpdateListItems("Pages", newItem); //But this line ...
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Datasheet View and Slow Query StackTrace-Managed

I have a list with 20000 items when I'm trying to open it in Datasheet View it shows me 100 records and then alert on the screen. Cannot connect to the server at this time. You can continue ...
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Storing information on any document library within a SPWeb

Where should I store information/metadata used for configuration on every document library in a SPWeb, and how can I let site administrators change this data (as settings, GUI)? My use case: When a ...
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How do I disable the “Add to My Links” option on a list Actions Menu in 2010?

We have a SharePoint 2010 implementation and we have disabled 'User Profile'. Now when 'Add a Link' from the menu is selected an error is thrown. How can we hide the 'Add to My Links' option on the ...
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Master page error in subsite

I am inheriting a master page from site collection. The master page is having a dataview web part embedded inside it. The data view web part shows a list of the site collection. In the site collection ...
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Discussion Board - add a column with an icon that when clicked opens up the Flat/Threaded View?

Title says it all. I'd like to add an icon to each list item row that when clicked, performs the same function as the "Title (linked to item with edit menu)" i.e. it opens up the Flat or Threaded ...
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Uploading a document to a document set

I have a web application that I've added to the _layouts section of a SharePoint application. Originally, I had the page uploading files to a document library. But now, I need to modify the code to ...
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How can I create a cross-site DVWP in 2010?

This was so easy in SharePoint Designer 2007 - you just used the "Connect to another library..." link and you could quickly create a DVWP on your page that used any list/library in your site ...
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View in browser link - search results

Why is the 'View in browser'link appearing In my search results? OWA is installed in the farm but isn't associated with the web application in question. The office web apps feature is deactivated at ...
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Date Field shows the word 'true' instead of a calendar after clicking the date picker

We're having this problem across all of our sites since migrating to SP2010. Occasionally (let's say 1/50 times), when you click the Calendar icon on a date, instead of seeing a calendar, you see the ...
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How to copy email body from a workflow step

I can't seem to copy from the body of an email from an action inside a workflow step. I can paste new content in, but can't seem to invoke the magic input to get copy to work. Is there some way to ...
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How to do Search Engine Optimization in SharePoint Internet Site?

I am creating a SharePoint 2010 web site and want to launch it as an Internet website. Now I want to do SEO (Search Engine Optimization) of my SharePoint Site. Does anybody know how to do SEO (Search ...
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Not able to access Sharepoint Central Administration

I installed Sharepoint Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 machine (inside VMWare). The installation was successful and by default the site was opened The site URL is something like: ...
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newform.aspx and People Picker field - set current user as default?

This is for SP2010. Got a list. One of the fields is a "Person or Group" type, with the results limited to members of an SP group. I've created a copy of NewForm.aspx in SharePoint Designer, and am ...
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in sharepoint 2010 my site, disable subsite creation and personal document library

I'm being asked to disable the subsite creation ability and "personal document library" that exist under the Content tab in My Site. I did some searching, but don't see any info on this. Is it ...
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Activation Link in sharepoint

This is just a query about a requirement from client. Can we generate an activation link to activate user account. The whole concept is user request for access to a sharepoint site. Then admin send ...
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Why is my SPD 2010 workflow running twice?

I've got a support case for a client, and they have a super simple workflow on a list. It simply sends an email to a user from a person field, whenever an item is added to the list. The client ...
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Value does not fall within the expected range when iterating over all fields

I have a custom page that copies items from one list in one site to another, and its failing with the exception above. I tried checking the field using sharepoint manager but I didnt find anything ...
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Excel Services - Using parameter for query

I have an excel spreadsheet that returns data based on a cell value. In essence, it's Select * from table where field = Sheet2!A1. All works like expected, except when I publish it to SharePoint, ...
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Check List item end date synchronously

Hi I have one List with End date field. I want to check synchronously that end date is greater then Today date or not and on that bases add update other list item. How I done that operation. Any ...
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Book/tutorial recommendations for very specific SharePoint 2010 requirements

Firstly, apologies for the nature of this question - I need to know this is at all possible BEFORE I begin to try to inderstand HOW! We are looking to expand our SP2010 installation from a basic ...
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How to check if document set exists before importing

I have the following document set extension method, I need that it doesnt try to copy if the document set already exist but dont know how. public static DocumentSet CopyTo(this DocumentSet ...
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OpenPopUpPage and external Links

Is there any workaround to allow the javascript:OpenPopUpPage(SomeExternalSiteUrl) works for external links, when I tried it it gave me Webpage Can not be found
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How to create a dynamic external content type (the DB tables can change)

I want to create an external content type based on SQL Server tables. My external content is a list of Cats and its source is a database table also named Cats. However, I have a different Cats table ...
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How would you dispose of this SPSite object?

I'm doing a simple overloading of a function and I create a SPSite object when I'm calling the second function. I'm not sure of how to dispose of it in this scenario. public static string ...
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Error in Installing Prerequisites of Sharepoint Server 2010

I'm installing Sharepoint Server 2010 and before that it requires prerequisites to install. It is skipping the installation of KB976462 & KB974405 (which I tried installing seprately but no luck) ...
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Error adding server to SharePoint farm

When I try to add another server to my existing SharePoint 2010 farm through the configuration wizard, the wizard gets to task 3 of 9 then comes back with the message: Configuration Failed. The error ...