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List Datasheet view blank

I have a List with some data in it. I can see the data while in standard view however when I switch to Datasheet view I only see a blank datasheet (no headings or data, just the MS Access icon and the ...
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CAML : filter items based on FieldType regardless of the Column name

In a CAML query, can you filter items which has values in the column (Not Null), based on the FieldType of the column. regardless of the Column name ?
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Locating columns that have been added to the base document type farm-wide

We have a legacy SP2010 farm (originally migrated from SP2007) that long ago had two metadata columns added to the base document type. We wish to remove them because they cause "duplicate field" ...
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CAML query to filter items by Content Type, independent of column name

In a SharePoint list I have a column, created using a custom content type. Let's say, the content types is "MyContentType". I used in a column "My Custom Column". Need to filter out items if the "My ...
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Solutions for a long list of content types

We have a library with about 18 content types available when creating a new document. I know our users will not like the long dropdown list that is rendered when clicking new document. Are there any ...
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SharePoint 2010 performance with SQL Server RBS

The SharePoint 2010 capactity planning document states that a database for a single sitecollection should not exceed 200 GB. However, if I use SQL Server RBS I can keep the physical database size ...
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User Unable to Upload Document to Document Library

I have run into a weird error with one of my users in a sharepoint site with a document Library. When attempting to Add a New document to the library, they are allowed to select a file, but clicking ...
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Performance with a large number of sites in a sitecollection

In the sharepoint 2010 capacity planning document there is a supported limit of 250000 sites per sitecollection. There is however the following note in the document for this limit: Deleting or ...
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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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Cannot Tag List Items

I'm having a bit of a problem with our SharePoint 2010 installation, users can tag pages using either the "I Like It" or "Tags and Notes" buttons in the ribbon but are unable to do the same for ...
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SharePoint 2010 Audiences - unable to edit audience

I have created and compiled audiences in SP 2010, but am unable to go back in and edit any of the members or rules? I have restarted IIS, checked all user profile services are running and i have full ...
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Web part throwing exception at run time but not in debug mode

The below code is throwing exception at run time but does not throw exception while debugging in Visual Studio. This is really causing difficulty for me to detect the cause of exception. Below I have ...
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Solution to simplify the installation of sharepoint Web Application

I'm looking a solution on how to simplify the installation of sharepoint web application. I have phase 1 until phase 3 which is each phase is adding a new function/ development. All i want to do right ...
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Opening dialog box in 2010 CSS font changes

I've had this issue all along with my 2010 Foundation intranet site I maintain, and am wondering what I can do to resolve it. Here is the situation it arises in: I open a dialog box within ...
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Column filtering for Data View Web Part

Is it possible to apply filtering to some columns in a Data View Web Part but not others? I have a Data View Web Part configured as a crosslist rollup returning data from a parent and multiple child ...
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Paused Workflow Prevents 2nd Workflow from Starting

I'm new to SharePoint but have used some info I found on here/other sites to setup some workflows on a site that I own. The site is part of a larger site that I don't own. I have one workflow that ...
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Web part page and web part zone capatibility

I deleted a webpart zone and added a table in it's place w/ 6 cells. I added a table with 2 rows and 6 cells in its place and put a webpart zone in each cell. If I don't put something in the last ...
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Injecting dynamic list content into an alert template email

I have tried, and successfully failed, to determine a way to inject the emailed item's value from a universal custom column into the default alert emails generated by SharePoint, in both the subject ...
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How can you set a site-level master page on the Web?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection that doesn't have publishing features enabled (on purpose), and was wondering if it was possible to set the site's default master page... without using ...
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AJAX options missing from listview web part properties in Sharepoint 2010

I'm trying to figure out why certain listview web parts are missing the AJAX options in their properties. The only difference I can think of is that I exported the bigger lists via Access 2007 while I ...
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Easiest way to design a wizard-style modal dialog?

I would like to learn about what options I have if I want to design a modal dialog with a wizard that can call custom back-end C# code (I've never done front-end SP development). There seem to be ...
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ExecuteOrDelayUntilScript not working - Sharepoint 2010

I have written a function to scroll a Gannt chart to today's date. The sharepoint file jsgrid.js is registered SOD during init.js and includes the function "ScrollGanttToDate", which I need in my ...
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InputFormTextBox shows raw RTF in Sharepoint 2010

I am developing a custom SharePoint page where the data for one of the fields is being pulled in from an Oracle DB. The data is in stored in RTF format like {\rtf1\ansi\deff0 {\fonttbl{\f0\froman Tms ...
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Preventing Duplicate Categories For A SharePoint 2010 Blog

Background info: I currently work with two blogs in SharePoint 2010. For both blogs, we do a bit of ghost blogging (writing on behalf of executives, etc.), which is accomplished by clicking “Compose a ...
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assigning approvers to a task in a 3 state workflow

Ive been looking at tutorials that show how to setup and use a 3 state workflow. All the tutorials I find show setting the assignee for the first step but not for the 2nd and 3rd steps. Are these ...
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Moss 2007 to 2010 Windows auth to claims

I've inherited a site that was seemingly upgraded from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 and part of that upgrade included a change from Windows based Auth to Claims. Now in the user profile service, I ...
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Redirect Certain Sharepoint Sites to another Sharepoint server

We are currently migrating some content that exists on a sharepoint 2007 environment to our sharepoint 2010 environment. We have been faced with scenarios where people have links in varios places ...
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Calculated Column display formatting html in display form and in excel [duplicate]

I am struggling a little with calculated column. i have put the following formula with html in Calculated column. =IF([Gross Impact]*[Gross probability]<=3,CONCATENATE("<DIV ...
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Hyperlink in Page with current site URL

I work with site templates. On this site templates are hyperlinks to some views from list or libraries. I'm working with something like this as hyperlink http//abc/def/ghi.aspx Currently i have to ...
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Missing Server Side dependencies

I am getting an alert in Sharepoint Central Admin that The SharePoint Health Analyzer has detected some critical issues. On checking, I found the alerts like: [MissingSetupFile] File ...
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SSO from SharePoint 2010 to External Web Application

I need to establish SSO from our SharePoint 2010 sites to various third party web applications. these applications do not authenticate against the same directory servers as SharePoint does. I ...
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SP2010 Scheduled Web Analytics for entire web app?

This is for SP2010 Server. I have scheduled Web Analytics working on a site collection, and it does work as intended; folks receive email with the analytics data on a scheduled basis. For reasons ...
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“Master Page” option from site look and feel is missing

I knew from previous experience that many SharePoint sites had a section under Site Settings > Look and Feel labeled "Master Page"... however I could not find this section. There were tutorials ...
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Auto update document copies on check in Sharepoint 2010

We all are aware of Send To Functionality of Document Libraries as explained here ...
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Placing a rich HTML field in master page

For a client, I'm currently looking at placing a rich HTML field in the master page. This rich HTML field has to be fully configurable by the client (preferably from a web part), and should have the ...
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Document Cleanup tool in sharepoint

We have thousands and thousands of documents on sharepoint many of which are old and obsolete. I was wondering whether there was a tool that you can point at our intranet that will go through ...
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The top Navigation getting distorted

i have new fresh sp2010 and i created a teams site . I added some navigations link to the top navigation bar . But sometimes the top nav bar appears to be expanded . I have not made any changes ,its ...
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System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I'm working on a sharepoint server. It was SP2010+SQL2008 R2. I migrated it to SP2013 + SQL2012. Everything worked fine for days. I keep working on it. Then, I find that there is ONE webapp having ...
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SharePoint list not accepting copied excel data

Hello I am having an issue with a SharePoint list not accepting copied data from an excel sheet while in datasheet view. The sheet has 130 rows of data I have done this before and made sure the ...
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How to force SharePoint 2010 custom ribbon to display all options when browser is not maximized?

We have an application developed in SharePoint which has a custom ribbon applied to it. There are many options in the ribbon and several groups. Everything appears fine when you are viewing the site ...
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Programmatically trigger “New document” action in a document library

I've been asked to check if it is possible to trigger the creation of a new document linked to a content type. Like, to make it simple, you have a webpart, a button, you click it, and it opens the ...
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Exclude specific accounts from web analytics?

Is it possible to exclude certain accounts from web analytics, specifically system accounts? Ideally we would like to be able to get accurate figures for actual users, without including sp_x accounts ...
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SharePoint 2010 Timer Job - Execute method not executing

In a newly created farm I have deployed a timer job which is working fine on another farm. When I debug this timer job it calls the base constructor, however the execute method is never called and ...
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BCS: Allow deletion of rows only under a given condition

I created a BCS Model and external data type for a MS SQL table. I added a delete action, too, and it is working as expected. But now I want to allow the user only to delete items, that aren't ...
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Hide Certain Events from Calendar Overlay

Our top-level site has a company calendar. We use calendar overlay feature to show a few department-level (subsite) calendars on it. However, the department users (subsites) only want certain events ...
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Failed to retrieve the COM class factory for component with CLSID SP.SPRequest

On SharePoint 2010, we have one service running at SharePoint WFE which is using the SharePoint server API. If the SharePoint and our service are not used for couple days, we may get the following ...
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Anything other than username in Person or Group column will not resolve only in quick edit mode

This is a SharePoint 2013 environment migrated from SharePoint 2010 (this works properly in the old 2010 environment). There's a “Person or Group” column present in a document library. When using ...
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Trying to view timer jobs results in “the specified user or domain group was not found” after domain change

Some time ago I changed the SP domain from OldDomain to NewDomain but now when trying to access some sites, such as 'CA -> Monitoring: Timer Jobs -> Review job definitions', I get this error: The ...
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How do I reset Sharepoint homepage to its initial default?

I accidentally set one of the pages I was working on as my current Site's homepage (thinking it would just become the default page for a directory, HTML-style). Is it possible to undo that change, and ...
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Hide tooltip in surveys on mouse hover

I am using the surveys in SP 2010 to provide feedback on services. Rating level is made from 1-5 with radio checkbox and also I have framed two questions in the survey. Whenever mouse hover is made on ...