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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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Autofill column based on document template

I have a column named "Topic" that previously users would have to select prior to saving. However, each topic is based off of the document template they have chosen, so I'd like to make the column ...
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The view cannnot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold

I have a document library which throws the following error when selecting a view that sorts based on the date modified: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold ...
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Content type hub choice column

We are working with a content type hub. There are content types on the "hub" site which are using "choice columns". Something it is necessary to add on a special subsite a new choice attribute. ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Calculated Column w/ Hyperlink & IF Statement

I am having some trouble getting this to work. I need to create a hyperlink in a column and learned that if you put some html into a calculated field and format it as a number then it works. For ...
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Sandbox Solution failing to load

Okay I think I'm missing something when I'm trying to build an Event Receiver. I'm new to this so please excuse my ignorance. But when I try to deploy an Event Receiver I always get a Could not load ...
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SharePoint site issues on iPad and mobile devices

I have SharePoint 2010 site that was working fine on mobile devices and iPad. I made some changes, like adding some site pages and changing the ordering of pages. Since then the pages in navigation ...
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SharePoint 2010 permission issues

I have a SP 2010 site and I am facing some permission issues. First of all the site collection administrators can see the Delete Page button available on some but not all site pages? In some pages ...
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Weird formatting for Item lookup

I have a lookup column in a List (A) which gets its value from a Single line of text in another List (B) where there is only a Title column. When sending out emails and I try to look up the value of ...
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item.Update() on an empty library - takes forever

I'm using SPListItem someItem = web.Lists[listName].AddItem(string.Empty, SPFileSystemObjectType.Folder, listRelativeFolderUrl) to add a folder to an empty library. When I call someItem.Update() ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Search failing to index content

When the content of The SharePoint 2010 Foundation instance is being crawled, the following error is logged to the event log for two items. The start address ...
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SharePoint runaway / random app pool recycling every few minutes

Having an issue on a SharePoint 2010 environment that has been happy (on the most part) for several years. Hoping that someone may have seen this issue. The only related issue was a database outage ...
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Problem while resetting the share point lockup value with 20+ items

I have a sharepoint lookup and a text box. On Text box changed event i want to reset the next lookup value to (None) and text box to empty. Below is the code for the same. This code is working ...
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SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow MS Office Permissions

I have an approval workflow setup which is running fine from within SharePoint, though when a user checks in a document from MS Office as a major version, the workflow initiation form never displays. ...
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OnDelete Event Receiver delete associated item

I have 2 lists. List A creates a record in List B on the creation of a record in List A. So, I'd like to complete the circle by deleting the the item in List B when the record is deleted in List A. ...
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Format link to open in desired browser (Chrome)

Is it possible to force a link within a SharePoint site to open in a certain browser? We have an online system that works best in Chrome. I've placed a link to this system in a library on our site - ...
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CSS Effects in IE and Browser Mode

In one of my pages I want to use some CSS rounded borders, so I have this: -moz-border-radius: 10px; -webkit-border-radius: 10px; border-radius: 10px; -khtml-border-radius: 10px; /* it also scraps ...
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Open a List Form in a Modal Dialog Box from Left (Current) Navigation

I have read multiple articles on how to do this, but I am running into problems. eg. link or link The problem may lie in how I am trying to implement this. I have a list with a form that I will ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...
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Document Library Not Filtering Columns

There is a document library which has over 5000 items, it has passed its item view threshold. The view was reduced to show items that met certain requirements. This view now shows less than 1000 ...
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problem with date conversion sharepoint 2010

The following Workflow is returning the wrong date time. Can you help explain why and how to fix it? Set Variable:CurrentDay to Today Then Set Time as 00:00 for Variable:CurrentDay (Output to ...
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SPD workflow loop through multi-option loopup column

One of our users has a custom list with 50+ items which contain of a UID and a contact. In a different custom library they have a lookup field where users must select one or multiple items. Based on ...
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HTTP Error 503 the service is unavailable

When I open Central Administration I get this error HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. Same error also when I open my SharePoint Server 2010 site HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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Hide 'Group By' label when selection is None/Empty

I have a library set up and I use two levels of groupings: Stage and Substage. However, under certain stages, there are actually no substages present, so the value defaults to (None) which leaves an ...
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Disabled or Hide “Open with Explorer” ribbon button for View Only Permission Users [duplicate]

I want to hide Open with Explorer ribbon button only those users has View Only permission and it should appear for other permission user. I've tried with below custom action reference by this link ...
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Infopath Run Action Rule before Validation

Is it possible with Infopath and SharePoint 2010, to run a Action rule before a Validation rule? When adding the rules it places Validation above Action with no option to move down. I am attempting to ...
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Logging who approved a workflow from a group

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010 and need to know how to log who pressed the accept button from a group. I can seem to log a individual user using Modified By, but with a group all I get is System ...
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How do I add a border line at the bottom for each group header title in the Summary Link webpart?

Hi I was wondering if someone could help me out a little. I am trying to add in a border at the bottom on the group headers for the summary link webparts. This is how I have it styled down below. Any ...
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Error when doing basic tasks in SharePoint Central Admin (2010) After moving VM

'System.Collections.Generic.List' is an unexpected token. Expecting white space. This error occurs when trying to provision a new web application among other things. The ULS logs don't give any ...
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Approval Workflow Shared Mailbox

An approval workflow is being assigned to a SharePoint group, which has a shared mailbox. When sending the task the mailbox receives the task. This is working as expected. When a user who has access ...
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Duplicate images in search results SharePoint 2010

Every time I search I get duplicate images in the results. Sometimes it shows up three or four times. If I moved an image to a different folder, the old location of the image shows up in search ...
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Lync 2013 Presence Indicators - Sharepoint 2010

I'm currently trying to code web parts to display a button to open a Lync chat window and also show the person's Lync presence. I have had some success using this code: <div style="text-align: ...
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Search result returning application server name instead of AAM name

My Intranet portal built in Enterprise 2010 is returning application server name instead of the Alternate Access Mapping name of server, which should be 'sdintranet'. I have marked in the below image ...
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Reliably get attachments for list item

I'm working with SP2010's SP.js and I need to get all the attachments of a list item. As it's SP2010, I don't have access to SP.ListItem's attachmentFiles property. :( The following code works for ...
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How can I get Share Point 2010 to install on my Windows 7/8.1 machine?

Supposedly, Share Point 2010 can be installed on a Windows 7 machine. I have both Windows 7 and 8.1 installed on my laptop. I was able to download SharePoint Designer, and can run it, but it's rather ...
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Emailing username

So I have a column set up for a people picker. The person searches his username and selects the correct one. I have an email workflow setup so when the appropriate parties are emailed his username ...
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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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Organization Chart

Does anyone know of a free organisation chart or how one would go about building one? Ideally need to inspect the Profile service and produce a chart with images. The built in Organisation chart is ...
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Attachements in email - InfoPath Form

I'd like to make an InfoPath Form with the possibility to add attachments. The InfoPath Form goes at the end straight to an email account. My problem now is, that I can add the button "attachment" ...
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SharePoint 2010 - default metadata when adding a document

I have a document library where I have documents sorted by a metadata field. The hierarchy is 4 layers deep. So when I am on a 4th layer term set and click "Add a document", I can choose the document ...
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Workflow set multiple people values to one Person column

I have a plain text field with Account Id's I'm trying to set a Person column with these values. I have a Visual Studio workflow doing this. I can insert 1 person but I can't seem to figure out the ...
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How to Stop SharePoind Designer Workflow from Looping Between Two Lists

I have two lists with identical Designer 2010 workflows that auto start when either lists item is updated. Each time one lists is updated, it starts the other lists workflow, causing a loop. I simply ...
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Should Read Permissions users be able to see Site Actions on site home?

Within a test site, I have a test user set to read permissions. When the test user visits the homepage to that site, the yellow up folder icon is present but the Site Actions is not visible. Should ...
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drop down menu when an image viewer webpart is clicked

So I have been given the task of making an interactive page where employees can click on the image of one of our office locations so they can get more detailed contact information. I was originally ...
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Visual Studio Workflow Set People Field

I am new to Visual Studio Workflows, so please excuse my ignorance. I am having an issue setting the value of a People field. I have an Account Id coming from an InfoPath form. I need my workflow to ...
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Consequence of changing running workflow task

In short, what would happen if I change one form of the workflow which has over 400 running instances? What are the potentials pitfalls of doing so? I'd like to add several more fields on ...
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Export List data to MDF Access file?

At one of projects we have SharePpoint 2010 Server, and another independent system that uses Access and *.MDF files. I want to integrate something, and need to export some List data to MDF file ...
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Data sources deleted automatically

We are using SharePoint 2010 for SSRS (reporting services) and recently we have faced an issue that all configured Email subscription and Data Sources deleted automatically. What can be the issue ...
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Working with Sharepoint 2010 Calendar RSS Feed

I am working with a developer to create a native mobile application (iOS and Android) and I am almost completely ignorant of SP 2010. We have found the RSS feed for the calendar and we were ...
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List Item to Discussion Board make title “ID_.000”

I have a workflow setup to create a Discussion Item on a Discussion Board when a new Item is made in another list. It works as expected, except that it sets the title of the discussion item to ...