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Can I used People search core webpart and Search Core Webpart in Same page Fast Search?

in my result.aspx i have used almost webpart like SearchPagingWebPart,CoreResultWebpart,Search Actionlink webpart, etc.. I am used PoepleSearchCoreResult wepbart in that page as People Matches. i.e ...
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Reading contents inside PDF file

How can i traverse the contents present inside PDF file. Suppose i have PDF documents inside a document library and I need to read contents inside PDF file to know the type of PDF file whether its a ...
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Enabling incoming email for SharePoint document library without Active Directory or Exchange?

This is a high level question. Can I enable incoming email for SharePoint without any involvement from Active Directory or Exchange? From what I have read, integration with Active Directory or ...
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default custome webpart became static on custom site page

I have created a custom site page in sharepoint 2010 and added the following code to it <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" FrameType="TitleBarOnly" ID="Main" Title="loc:Main" > ...
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Feature not activated by default

I have a SP2010 wsp that contains multiple features all are scoped "web" all was working fine. But suddenly one of the feature stopped activating by default on deployment though all other features are ...
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Expand and Collapse All button for any SharePoint List

I need a feature (shown in images below). The feature is available for Older versions but not for 2010. Is it possible to get Expand/Collapse buttons for any 2010 list? The examples given below uses ...
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Sharepoint search returns nothing after configuring AAM

There is a SharePoint intranet site http://server_name:port with DNS xyz pointed to server_name. The issue could be related to the way I have configured AAM. Here is the background about what was ...
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Redirect from ItemAdded event

I am using an ItemAdded event handler for doing some validation. If my validation fail is it possible to redirect the user to another page. Ideally it would be good to show the page in a dialog box. ...
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Can I manage views based on permissions in OOTB Foundation 2010?

As problem fixes are implemented, we are uploading additional or modified documentation and procedures to a sharepoint site where our employees can review those changes. We've got another sharepoint ...
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What cannot be developed for Sharepoint Server 2010 in 32-bit workstation? and in 64-bit workstation?

Before, I was developing remotely on Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010 machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter and all servers 64-bit) accessing it over internet through RDP from Windows XP SP3 ...
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How to update a Sharepoint 2010 list via an Infopath 2010 client form via a code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for ...
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Why such differences between Infopath 2010 templates for a Form Library and for a List?

Table 3 (Comparing form library and list templates) of msdn article Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 1 of 2) states that: support for custom code is available for a Form ...
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Disable search security trimmer?

I'm currently working with a client, one of the requirements is that users have complete access to the search results, regardless user permissions, including anonymous users, Is there a way to disable ...
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Hard Coded Navigation in Master Page - Active link not changing

Prior to my arrival it was decided that all navigation would be hard coded into the Master Page. I wish I could find a solid reason why, but for the time being it escapes me. Due to time constraints, ...
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response redirect in event handler

I try to redirect user after edit a list to another page in site. So I write this code at the end of my item_updated list handler Response.Redirect("http://www.somewhere.com"); I pretty sure that ...
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How to access documents with in a custom content type of Document Set

I have a Library, which stores document sets (the content type here is a documentset which contains more than one word document). Currently I can to get the items from the library using the below code ...
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Send alerts, default functionality

I have a document library with custom columns that point to metadata term groups. When I add a file, the system sends an alert, at that time(when you upload the file), the system does not ask for the ...
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Ignore content type on search

I have several content type names. I want to remove one from being indexed so that it doesnt show on my refinement panel
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SharePoint 2010 Lookup Column - Autofill with the same Item

I am struggling with some issue. I need to automatically fill the value of a field (in Edit or New.aspx) based on other lookup column. Now I have list Lookup with Name and Surname columns In the ...
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Tracking and reporting in sharepoint 2010 ? user accessing what kind of data ?

I want to track How many times a particular user has accessed what document in document library?and i need to show this in a report format. Also, i need to check what are links being accessed in the ...
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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Why can I not stop personalizing?

When I "Personalize this Page", I don't seem to have a way to "Stop Editing". I'd expect such a button under the "Page" of the ribbon, but it's not there. What can cause this?
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Connect directly to subsite without viewing home

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I would like some people to ONLY access a sub site without seeing the homepage. Is this possible? I have tried but I get a message saying ...
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extending sharepoint 2010 trial

I have been trialing Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. when I tried to visit the trial site, it came up and said The trial period for this product has expired. I checked the solutions and workarounds, but ...
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XML Viewer Web Part 'Failed to apply XSLT to the content'

I am trying to use the XML Viewer web part in SharePoint 2010. Using the this XML <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <STOCKQUOTE ROWCOUNT='1'> <RESULT> <ROW> ...
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InfoPath 2010 Form / SharePoint 2010 List

I've been given an interesting project where I need to have a set of 3 forms as a readiness checklist for a software go-live event. I have approximately 200 offices that need to fill out forms of ...
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When would you flush the cache of a SharePoint web application?

I stumbled upon this PowerShell script (source) to flush the cache of all SharePoint web applications. Write-Host -ForegroundColor White " - Enabling SP PowerShell cmdlets..." If ((Get-PsSnapin ...
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Pagelayouts deployed through Feature Module cannot be found

I have created a new Module in which I store all my custom pagelayouts and register them in the XML file like so: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Get related items from a parent list item through lookup

I've got 2 lists: Companies and Employees. In Companies I have a text field called Name and in Employees I have a lookup to Companies based on the company Name. What I'm trying to achieve is to get ...
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Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: An introduction to SharePoint 2010 i have experience of SharePoint 2007 and WSS 3.0, then i switch to the windows form platform. Now again i m interested to start with ...
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Can't activate Server Publishing

I'm trying to activate the SharePoint 2010 Server Publishing on a site and it gives the following message: Site The feature being activated is a Site scoped feature which has a dependency on a Site ...
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Migrating a site from one SC to another - ContentType problems [closed]

Recently I took over a sharepoint 2010 consolidation project from another developer. The goal was to combine 6+ standalone Site Collection + Site stacks into one Site Collection. Apparantly 5 of the ...
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Change page title in SharePoint 2010

I've noticed that using the default master page on SP2010, there doesn't seem to be any way to change the page title. The page's Edit Properties is grayed out and in SPDesigner, the title area is ...
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problem with enabling anonymous to site collection

I have a problem enabling anonymous access to a site collection. I followed the steps at this site, but at step 2 section 3 I have a problem where the permission control is disabled. I am logged ...
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Users cannot view approval form in sharepoint

I have a customized approval workflow. Myself and other Site Collection administrators can view the approval form just fine. When someone who is not a site collection administrator tries to view the ...
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WSDL and DISCO file from webservice

Not so long ago, I've tried creating a webservice for sharepoint. I followed this tutorial. In this tutorial you can see that you also need to create a wsdl and disco file. I didn't do this, and ...
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SharePoint restore fails because of newer version

I have installed SharePoint 2010 SP1 on my local developer machine. I wanted to copy a site collection from one of our productive servers (which hasn't SP1 yet but the December 2010 Cumulative ...
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Error while adding SharePoint web service reference

I got stuck up with the following error, while trying to add reference for the web service Lists.asmx in sharepoint 2010 from VS.NET 2010. The document at the url ...
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using SPD, in a parent dispform, can I add a new item form for its child?

Let's say we have a SP list : "Parents" and a SP list "Children". The later have a lookup field to the former. In the dispform of the parent, I want to have : the detail of the parent (OOB) the ...
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Meta data on site collection and/or site?

My customer have a SharePoint farm with several site collection (collaborative, portals, etc.). I have to build a "page" that allow the customer to manage this site collection. By managing, I don't ...
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To be redirected to a specific sharepoint site/page (i.e. Home) after clicked “Save ” button in new/edit mode

I have a sharepoint list containing items. If I add a new item or edit an existing item in browser and click the “Save ” button I come back to the list again. How can I be redirected to a specific ...
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Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 environment consisting of one Web Front End Server and one Database Server. When I view the event logs on the Web Server I see several errors with the Event ID 6482: ...
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How to make “Job Title” property deletable?

It's a known bug that "Job Title" is not synch'ed in SPS2010 once it's imported from AD. However, I have yet to find a workaround. One of the suggestions I found is to delete the "Job Title" ...
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different version error when restoring a SharePoint site collection

So I created a new single farm SharePoint server for testing purposed (we currently had a live production farm but no testing server). I am trying to restore the back ups of the live server to the ...
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Different ways to automatically apply branding when a site is created

I'm wondering if there is another way to automatically apply custom branding when a site is created? besides the following: Feature stapling Event receiver (Web provisioned) On SP 2010... Another ...
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Open new custom edit form for an aspx site page only

Clicking the edit item icon on any aspx site page opens the EditForm.aspx page. For only the security.aspx site page I would like the edit item icon to open my custom edit form NewEditForm.aspx which ...
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Relational List fields

I have 2 lists "People" and "Meetings". I can create meeting and add multiple people to meeting using lookup column. Now, I also have a field in People list called "Meeting assigned" where it should ...
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Installing and Configuring RBS on SharePoint 2010?

We have a content DB with more than 120GB of data, it consists mostly documents and would like to introduce RBS to reduce size on the SQL server. Have installed and Configured RBS on SharePoint 2010 ...
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How to use SP.UI.ModalDialog.showWaitScreenWithNoClose to display custom loading message?

I use a modal dialog to display my custom aspx page. However, the page takes some time to load, and I would like to provide custom loading message while the modal dialog is loading. I found out here I ...
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loop through parent items in Web part

I have a share point page that has 2 web parts. Webpart1 and webpart2. Webpart1 contains a custom webpart that reads the username and login, I display this information in label1. ...