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Allow users to submit items to a library but not edit or delete

I have a library where I want anybody to be able to add items to it, but only a select few can edit them or delete them. The unpriviledged folk currently have "Read" permissions on the library, and ...
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Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY

In the screenshoot below I pasted the Dialog of the NEW ITEM on top of our website. The ribbon bar selected in red, we want to change it, but it should be different to the ribbon bar in the normal ...
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How do I associate a workflow to a custom list in Visual Studio 2010?

I created a Sharepoint 2010 Sequential Workflow in a Visual Studio 2010 project. But I didn't found a way to associate it to one of my list. Every time I deploy to the site, I have to manually ...
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Powershell script for adding imported user profiles to SP group?

I've managed to import user profiles from our AD. Now I want to add all the imported user profiles into a specific SharePoint group, let's say Visitors, and doing this by using the People Picker takes ...
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Why do my breadcrumbs not show the proper level on pages with embeddeded links?

I have a Sharepoint site that currently inherits everything from the v4.master page. This site in an internal wiki page for company documentation. Each page within the wiki can have 1 or more pages ...
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Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField

I want to programmatically set the values of the Enterprise Keywords Managed Metadata field. This field supports multiple values, but I can only get it to take one at a time. I have the following ...
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PowerPivot MultiRefresh Per day

Is there any way to configure the schedule refresh of the PowerPivot file to refresh the file many times per day. even with writing custom code. Thanks in advance for you support
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How can I filter a calendar (ListViewWebPart) web part?

I've entered a lookup field to a calendar list that corresponds with the values in a list of links. I would like to show only calendar entries on the web part that correspond with the selected link. ...
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Check out a Page Layout to update programatically

In a FeatureActivated event, I am trying to update the associated content type for a Page Layout. I am running in to issues though with the associated ASPX page not being checked out. Here's my code: ...
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Do connectable webparts need to be in the same project?

I've found two tutorials that I'm looking at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms469765.aspx http://mstecharchitect.blogspot.com/2010/04/creating-connectable-web-parts-using.html But both ...
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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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Master Page option doesn't exist

I'm working on this ShP2010 project, but i don't have the "Master Page" link under "Look and Feel" in my site settings. Is that a configuration? can it be enabled to show the link? thanks.
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Element “Query” is invalid (GetListItems)

I'm calling GetListItems via spservices, and specifying the CAMLQuery field to be the following value: <Where> <Or> <Contains><FieldRef Name='ows_Title'/><Value ...
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What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?

Let's suppose we have a workflow that is triggered when a task item is created or modified (as chosen in the settings for the workflow). The workflow contains a step that pauses until the day before ...
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Creating EDITABLE hotspot image?

Background: Interesting issue for SharePoint power users: I embedded an image into our SharePoint site and added some hotspots (hotspots are clickable hyperlinks assigned to different areas of an ...
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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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Add a sequence to list SharePoint 2010

I have a problem of sequence in the list SharePoint 2010. I need a column Sequence with format 000001. This column is in type of single text. I think the best way is customizing a workflow, but I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 2013 on same SQL Server

We have a Sharepoint 2013 installed with SQL database Cluster and our old Sharepoint 2010 databases should also be moved to the new SQL database Cluster but not migrated to Sharepoint 2013. I have ...
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“Show filter choices” link instead of actual values in a list column filter

I have created an standard list with a few simple text columns. Why can I not see the normal filter values of all columns? Instead it shows a new "Show Filter choices" link (pic 1) which when ...
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Display SPUser Information on an application page

I have an application page (SP2010) where I have a SPUser object (the current user), now I would like to display this SPUser as an Hyperlink on the apsx, linked to his UserProfilePage (userdisp.aspx) ...
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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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Trying to view custom application page in browser results in “404 FILE NOT FOUND” error

In VS2010 I created a new .NET 3.5 solution and inside a new project for SharePoint 2010 (empty project called "SPAppPageTest"); I deployed it as a farm solution. I added a new application page, ...
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Check box in gridview should update the splistitem check box

I am a newbie in visual studio. I have a Sharepoint list which contains the following fields group name, user, section and active(which is a check box) . I have a grid view visual web part which will ...
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Search in selected managed properties

I need to search my query only in specific managed properties. Currently I am having results which do not contain the query to be search. How can I restrict so that search is done only in a b c ...
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How to default a date field to a particular day of the week?

When a new list item is added, I'd like a date field (Date From) to be defaulted to Monday of this week, as well as another date field (Date To) to Sunday of next week (creating a 1 week span ...
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what account does code run under in sharepoint 2010

If i create a custom web part which account does it run under when a user navigates to page that has the custom web part added. Is it the app pool account or the users account. I cant remember the ...
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Draft version visibility

I have a customer which wants their draft documents to be visible only to their authors. Moreover, the published version should be visible to everyone. However, they do not want to go through the ...
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How do I get the attachments for a SP 2010 list to sort the attachments in alpha order by document name?

How do I get the attachments on my SharePoint 2010 List item to sort in alphabetical order by document name?
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Workflow consuming webservice - Editing the address?

My State Machine Workflow (SP 2010) consumes an external Web Service that I have added as a Service Reference in Visual Studio. The WCF Service is currently hosted in my local machine. We have ...
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Filter list data based on page Url

I have a relatively small SharePoint list. When a user comes to the list page I want a generalized list to display with a search box. I want this list to have no parameters or variables attached to it ...
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“User cannot be found.” error in Powershell

I am writing a PowerShell script to re-sync my users to the AD because of a problem I have described Here. From time to time I get a "Set-SPUser : user cannot be found." error but when I call the same ...
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Farm Backup vs Granular Backup - SP 2010

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I only have 1 Site Collection. In my CA I can do a Farm Backup or a Granular Backup. What must I used, I just want to make a full backup of everything including all ...
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Office Web Apps - Word Cannot Read, But Can Edit

On my instance of SharePoint 2010 that has multiple tenanted site collections, I have installed Office Web Apps. After having a few issues with the initial setup, I have the service applications setup ...
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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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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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Hide some fields from EditForm

I have some troubles with EditForm in Sharepoint. In SPD 2010 i have created External Type and defined CRUD method for him. I want to show in Disp form all item fields, but in Create and Edit form ...
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Unable to update page layout

Working on branding an old sharepoint solution. Working on a machine where a sharepoint application has been previously set up and all the pages and page layouts have already been deployed. All I need ...
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Import a single row from Excel spreadsheet

I'm currently trying to copy a single column from an excel sheet and import it in an existing list on sharepoint. I tried this via microsoft access, but i'm only allowed 255 characters per row! Is ...
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JSON file is not served

In a standard team site, I have a document library that host a static website with html files as well json files loaded asynchronously with javascript. This was working well in SharePoint 2007. ...
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Feature Administrator in SharePoint 2010, Exam 70 - 667

I came across this question which seems very confusing to me while preparing for 70 - 667 exam, You configure a SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1(SP1) Farm. You need to ensure that a ...
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Content DB not getting any permissions on web application created through central admin

I tried to create a Web Application using Central Admin. It created web app without displaying any error, I can browse site too after creating site collection and that, but content db got no ...
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Calculated Column left align header

In my list, I want a column to have a custom hyperlink. I create a Calculated column that has the following formula. ="<a ...
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What are the limitations of Mobile device access in Sharepoint 2010

I need to know Limitations of mobile device access in SharePoint 2010 vs desktop access to Sharepoint 2010, before I start a sharepoint mobile access project. What features don't work out of the box ...
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How to insert a named hyperlink anchor in InfoPath?

I have an infopath form, and I want to create a sort of table of contents so that when users return to finish filling out their forms (after having left off), they can jump to the section. I see that ...
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“Access Denied” while Activating Custom Timer Job

When i tried to Activate Feature of Timer Job It returns error : Access Denied Scope of Feature is "Site".. private static void CreateJob(SPSite site) { try { ...
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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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How can we create and calculate a ([Due Date]- [Today])/7 column in SP 2010?

How can we calculate ([Due Date]- [Today])/7 column that updates daily as value of Today changes and lets us calculate weeks left for due date ? Could create ([Due Date]- Today() )/7 and it worked ...
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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" > ...