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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 do I View the Raw XML Output of a Content Query Web Part?

I would like to see the Raw XML that is output from a content query web part so that I can develop a custom xsl stylesheet for this. I have the publishing infrastructure enabled. I assume I can do ...
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Designer Workflow: “Find Interval Between Dates” action not working

I am testing a default SP Designer 2010 workflow action called "Find Interval Between Dates" located under the "Utility Actions" category. I need to compare the amount of time passed between the ...
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How to create a WSP package for a SharePoint 2010 site? [duplicate]

I previously asked this Question: How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?. But didn't get a proper answer. I am developing a SharePoint 2010 website. ...
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Using User Profile Service from a different farm

This is SP2010. Our production farm has a somewhat-working (sync doesn't work, of course) User Profile Service application. Our test/dev farm doesn't have a User Profile Service app, and I'm a bit ...
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Create dynamic view for listview web part

I am challenging this requirement: Client wants to show only list items in list view web part based on value from user profile and also preserve functionality of the list view web part like OOB ...
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Hide some lists from treeview?

I want to use the tree view on the left side, but I don't want it so show some of the document libraries such as Site Assets and Style Library - they need to be on the site, but users don't need to ...
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I need advice on a keyword strategy

I think my question is general enough to not be version-specific, but if not, we're running Foundation 2010 with minimal development (SPD, Vis Studio, etc.) capability. I have a 3500-document ...
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Cascaded Drop Down with OOTB SP Foundation?

I'm using SP2010 Foundation. Corporate governance forbids customization beyond stylesheets controlling fonts/colors/etc. No access to Visual Studio or SP Designer, so I'm looking for some ...
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Filter a SharePoint-List as you type with Javascript/jQuery

so my scenario is: My users don't like the filter technology provided in SP2010 Lists and Listviews (using the row-titles' dropdown) and likes to have a "normal" textbox and search the splist (one ...
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How can I add button to ribbon that visible only for specific content type?

I have document library and i want to add button that will be visible only for my content type: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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How to get count related Lookup value programmatically?

Another day, another question ;) So, I have two custom Lists, "Attendees" and "Events". In the Events-List there's a Lookupfield "Registrations" which I want to fill programmatically on page_load. In ...
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How to add a from lookup field value to the text

I think about how to add a from lookup value to the text ? How can I write it to another colum ? In the same list.
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SQL Server Agent in my Web Farm

Im trying to setup some scheduling in my SharePoint 2010 Farm, where I have 2 WFE's and 1 DB server. In attempting to setup a scheduled task, I received the error "The SQL Agent service is not ...
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How would I rebuild something like ReusableContent?

What I'd love to do: In a RichHtmlField of a publishing Page click "insert" in the ribbon, then "Foo" This let's me select from a list of "Foos" and inserts something that is not "contenteditable" ...
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Does web part property validation only work for visual web parts?

Suppose I define a web part property like this: private string _myString = "default value"; [WebBrowsable(true), WebDisplayName("My string"), WebDescription("A simple bit of text to ...
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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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positioning a data view web part in a body webpartzone

Guys i need to position 2 data view web part controls next to each other in a body column of a web part page. I've customised the xslt to output as an unordered list which are wrapped in div's ...
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How do I automatically fill in a column when a different People column is selected?

I would like to display both the Name and Department fields from a Person. So I can select two People columns and have one display Name and one display Department, but I'd like to autofill the ...
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Central Administration, FBA, and the People Picker

I have a web application using Windows Authentication, which is extended with Forms Based Authentication. That's all fine and dandy. The problem is I can't get the people picker to pull my FBA users ...
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GetListItem(strUrl) equivalent for ClientContext

I know using server side code I can use GetListItem(url) to get an item using a server relative/absolute url (such as this question) however I cant seem to find the same code using the Client Object ...
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Powershell Script for Deployment and Activating Features SharePoint 2010

I am writing Powershell script for adding my solution,activating solution and at last activation features on my SP2010 server. There are no issues in adding solution and deploying the solution. Issues ...
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Differentiate in ItemUpdated (ER) if file was edited or overwritted

I've an ItemUpdated Event Receiver, and I need to make different operations depending if the file was updated throw UI or overwritted. Is there any internal field that reflects this 2 different ...
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ItemAdding getting the file name of a document

I have a document library. I want to add an itemadding event recieiever to do some validation on the file name of the document. How can I get the file name from the SPItemEventProperties
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deploy a list with specific item-level permissions in ListAdded event receiver method

I have a certain type of custom list I have designed in my 'solution.wsp', that, whenever an instance of it is instantiated, it should have at the outset a specific Item-Level permission. To further ...
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“404 FILE NOT FOUND” on my username entries

In Sharepoint 2010 Central Administration --> Security --> Manage the farm admii nistrator group (Central Administration : Site Settings : People and Groups - Farm Administrators), when I click on my ...
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How to use “Get Parameters From” of “Web Part Connection Wizard” (SPD 2010)?

I seem cannot find by search in internet and in books on SPD any explanations (step-by-step, tutorial, walkthrough) on: How to use "Get Parameters From" of "Web Part Connection Wizard" (SPD ...
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ItemAdding event not firing when submitting InfoPath form to form library

I created an event receiver in Visual Studio to handle three events in a form library: ItemAdding, ItemUpdating, and ItemDeleting. ItemUpdating and ItemDeleting work as expected when debugging, but ...
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Error when deploying InfoPath web-enabled form (custom code in the form cannot be run)

I am getting the following error when trying to create a new InfoPath form from a forms library: The custom code in the form cannot be run. This functionality may be deactivated on the server. ...
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Forms Based Authentication Users in the SharePoint 2010 People Picker Not Working

I Created custom login page . I use this code for login if (Membership.ValidateUser(Username.Text, Password.Text)) { SecurityToken tk = SPSecurityContext.SecurityTokenForFormsAuthentication( ...
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timer job programatically check status

Is there a way to check for the status of a timer job, I need to know the last time it executed and its status, that it run correctly?
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search programatically

I have list1 columna columnb list2 columnc columnd list3 columne columnf i want to create a search code that will search ONLY on those lists and ONLY on some columns of the lists. It will ...
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Get Url of List, with all items

I created a document library by code, and I need to return the URL of the All Items page. I tried this, but its not what I am looking for SPList oSPList = ...
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WebConfigModifications Remove functionality is not working in SharePoint 2010

I am using the following code to remove a web.config modification which added to web.config via one feature Collection<SPWebConfigModification> applicationModifications = ...
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Create a list with powershell

I need to create one list with powershell with the following columns Title Url (255 max length) Description (255 max length) It must be a custom list. There is no need to create site columns or ...
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Hide option to create meeting workspaces for new sites created

I already know how to iterate over all sites in a site collection and hide the option to create meeting workspaces. http://pastie.org/3349098 This will work however for already created sites. What ...
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SP2010: Using custom user profile properties on an ASPX for custom profile tab

I'm trying create a new profile tab with some customer user properties. I've added the user properties following these StackExchange instructions. I was also able to create a new tab with some help ...
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Force a Sharepoint Group's landing page

Lets say I have two groups, Group A and Group B. By default my sites landing page is home .aspx (If I use http://sok1234:456/ It will take me to home.aspx ). Now my requirement is when a user from B ...
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How to add a file to a custom list

How do you add a column to a list that will allow you to upload a file? I know you can attach to a list item but you can not display this as a lookup in another list.
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Is it possible to migrate and attach a wss 3.0 configuration database to a new Foundation 2010 front-end?

We are preparing to migrate from WSS 3.0 to 2010. WSS is currently on a x86 operating system, so migrating to a x64 operating system will be involved as well. My co-worker's thought is to turn up a ...
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Adding and Removing fields to the user profile

Is it possible to add and remove fields from the user profile? For example I want to add a field for LinkedIn profile and remove the Schools field.
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Creating a new user profile service application with exisiting databases

Is it possible to create a new user profile service application and use the exisitng the databases from a previous user profile service application? Both service applications are in the same farm. I ...
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Permission problems (access denied) when listing all user profile images

We have a webapp http://intranet01 (default zone) with an internal zone AAM http://intranet and a public zone http://intranet.company.com. Everyting works fine except one solution. The solution ...
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WorkFlow with SharePoint Designer 2010 - how to set value from current list item

How to set value from current list item to a field in a custom task? Is it possible? Thanks.
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Upgrading site definition

I have a question about the upgrade process for features in SharePoint. In my feature, I'm deploying a custom site template along with a couple of list definitions, webparts, etc. Now when I upgrade ...
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re-ordering navigation for quick launch section

I don't want to go through adding an additional feature to my project. I would like to get hold of the current navigation and re-order about 6 items. There are some items on the very bottom and they ...
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how to manage SPJobDefinition.Properties using central admin SP2010?

Is it possible to manage properties for a custom job definition using central admin? The code I have in a feature receiver sets the property like this: ...