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The following files have been customized from their default and may present some unexpected visuals or behavior after upgrade

I migrated a SharePoint 2010 site collection containing a custom site definition to SharePoint 2013 using database attach, but I'm getting the following issue: "The following files have been ...
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Using UpdateListItems for multiple items?

I would like to use UpdateListItems or something similar to allow my users to pass in some variable (e.g., a name) so I can use a caml query to find all items where SomeUserField = 'John B Smith' and ...
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Tracking Video on Sharepoint site

We have a SP site that has some videos on the page. Is there a way to track which user watched which video? I know we can use google analytics to track some info about the video, but it seems we can ...
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Workflow started another workflow but said fail to start

We have this issue we can't figure out... would really need some ideas on where to start on debugging it. The workflows are nintex, but don't think the issue is nintex related... yet. The workflow ...
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Options for modifying custom site definitions in SharePoint 2010

There is a current custom site definition which many sites are based on that needs to be re-worked. I am familiar (somewhat) with creating and deploying new site definitions through VS and creating ...
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2010 - Add version comment when editing in browser

In SharePoint 2010 is there a no-code way to allow users to add version comments for Office files edited in browser? I have a user who wants to edit in browser, but the only possible way I'm aware of ...
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check user permissions for specific file in sharepoint client object model

I want to check if specific user has which permission for specific file or folder of any document library in share point client object model.
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Migrating attachments 2003->2010

Whats the easiest way to merge attached files from Sharepoint 2003 to Sharepoint 2010? We are upgrading. I can copy the list but not the files attached because they are still connected to the old ...
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Product Configuration Wizard Fails Step 2 of 9

I recently installed a SharePoint 2010 Server Language Pack from here. The install went smoothly and the language pack installed successfully. After completing the installation, the installation ...
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Granting permissions by folders

If an enduser is granted Full Control of a Folder within a document library, will they be able to manage permissions? The reason for this question is that several end-users are getting an error "this ...
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Retrieve current site name (not url) programmatically?

I want to create a code that only generates a link for certain users in a group, but this group name changes across the many subsites that my users have. The group name = [Site Title] + ' Creators' ...
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Adding word document from a document library to a list field

How can I add a word document from a document library to a list field ? I am asking this question because I tried a lot of things (setting a content type supporting documents in a list which ...
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Get list of sites user belongs to

Is there anyway to get a list of team sites the user belongs to just using template tags? I am building a publishing site solution with custom master page and layout but want to avoid having to write ...
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Deleting customized workflows from 2010

I created a document library in sp 2010 enterprise. I customized the 'Global' Approval workflow, calling it "My Workflow" When I choose the Workflows ribbon tab for the library, I see "My WorkFlow" ...
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Developer Dashboard : SpRequest Allocation

I am working on a Performance project . In the developer dashboard , what is the significance of SPRequest Allocations ? I see around 20 SPsite and Spweb objects being displayed onto the site .
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Memory leak in SPActiveDirectoryClaimProvider?

while playing with custom claims provider I've found interesting thing in SPActiveDirectoryClaimProvider. If you investigate a code using any .net assembly browser\decompiler (.NET Reflector or ILSpy) ...
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Feature Activation Routing Workflows - SharePoint 2010 (en-US)

We get an error message: "the feature with the ID {3bc0c1e1-b7d5-4e82-afd7-9f7e59b60409} must be activated." Does somebody know how to activate this feature. I can't find it in central administration ...
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Sharepoint 2010 intranet - publishing site best option?

I am building a SharePoint 2010 intranet which needs a completely custom, responsive home page and sections (landing page and sub pages) for each of the departments in the organisation. The pages will ...
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Site Collection Features Giving Error

I am relatively new to SharePoint, and I have tried about everything that internet says to do.... but failed. Within Sharepoint 2010, I did do an install, and the SharePoint Central Administration ...
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Document Library EditForm that Saves then Redirects to Page with Query String

In SharePoint 2010, with a document library, the default editform resets the Source parameter in the URL which prevents you from navigating users back to source after selecting the Save button. This ...
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Trouble adding managed property to search results

I have some managed properties like this: The central admin for my team created a property with a name like "DEPT ID". In adding to the columns list (e.g., <Column Name="ModifiedBy"/>). ...
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Missing WebParts When Page Opened In SharePoint Designer 2010

Whenever I open a page in SharePoint designer the web zones are all empty. I have the page open in browser with web parts just added. Open fresh SP designer and open that web page, the web zones are ...
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Term store with variation label not indexed

Our user profiles have a property who values are coming from a term store. http:/testSite/en/search/Pages/peopleresults.aspx?k="cheese" This works fine and the results page is populated by users ...
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SP2010 patching: psconfig after every patch or install a few then psconfig once?

Can I install multiple updates on to my SharePoint 2010+SP2 farm (perhaps kb2553298, kb2878221, kb2878220) and just run psconfig once at the end or do I have to run psconfig after each patch?
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How Do I Format A SharePoint 2010 Search Refiner Lookup

In SharePoint 2010 Search, I've added a new managed property that refers to a lookup column. I then added a custom refiner by modifying the Refinement Panel "Filter Category Definition". Basically, I ...
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"like' button in Sharepoint 2010

I have a subsite in Sharepoint 2010 forum type and I need to add a button "like" next to the "comment" button. I searched the internet for a way to do this with spservices, though I just found in ...
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Do timer jobs always run under DefaultServiceAccount?

I'm curious whether or not all timer jobs will always run under the same farm service account, i.e. SPFarm.Local.DefaultServiceAccount as specified at installation. For example, if farm service ...
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Using a workflow with a survey

How can I achieve this? I've seen lots of guides online saying this isn't possible OOTB with Sharepoint 2007. I'm using Sharepoint 2010. Is there anything that can be done? I've seen suggestions ...
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Linking from SharePoint to PDF opens PDF on Page 2 in IE and Opera

When I link from a SharePoint 2010 page to a PDF outside SharePoint the PDF will open on Page 2 and not on Page 1 as expected. This Problem occurs in MS Internet Explorer and Opera. In FireFox and ...
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Show unlimited text field in document Info panel but not in the document library?

In a Sharepoint 2010 doc library, we would like to allow users the convenience of being able to enter large amounts of doc-specific text via the document Info 'data entry' panel, but NOT show all that ...
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Order Request UseCase

Please can someone provide me with some ideas or hints to solve the following issue? Order List: Column: a b c d e f g User: Order processor, customer To create a new Order, a ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Use a Subsite's Permissions Group at the Parent Level

Is it possible to use a permissions group created at the subsite level as a group at the parent level? As an example, I have a parent site and a subsite. The subsite uses a locally maintained group ...
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Web Part showing Top Hierarchy of Department Links

I am trying to think of a good way to present preference links on a SharePoint Web Part page without using cookies. Here’s my challenge: I can easily create a custom list and use the person or group ...
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How can I create a calendar event based on a column from other list?

I've created a list that the user can add an item and insert some infos about a customer. On that list there is a column that is called "Next visit" formatted as date, I would like to know if it is ...
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Published infopath forms not reaching customers

I am managing a SharePoint 2010 site for a client that uses InfoPath forms as data containers and web pages. The form is developed in InfoPath 2007 and published to the site through the built-in ...
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Replace file icon in search results not working for all file types (docicon.xml) (SP2010)

I've modified the docicon.xml file to replace some of the icons by custom icons, however not all the icons are replaced. I'm testing the icons using a search result page. I've managed to replace e.g. ...
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Moving documents from one server library to another server library programmatically

I am a beginner in Sharepoint and given a task to write timer jobs. Once triggered, I want to move documents from one Sharepoint server library to another server library programmatically. So far my ...
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Sharepoint 2010 REST API to get groups a user is assigned to

Does the Sharepoint 2010 REST interface allow you to get groups that a user is assigned to? I tried pulling users from UserInformationList, but that does not give group data. I've been searching ...
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ItemUpdated not firing when document is added to non-default document library

I have an item receiver that implements ItemUpdated() to process an item after it has been uploaded to a document library. Everything works fine if I add documents to the default "Shared Documents" ...
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SPUtility.SendEmail() always returns false

I have one application which will create task form for each level based on the prior level approval. While creating each tasks I have to send the email to the users who all are involved in the task. ...
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Workflow copy document into document set?

Is there any SP 2010 workflow option to copy a file into a document set? I only found the option to copy into another list.
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SP2010 -Use Outlook 2010 .oft template to send email with attachments to recipients and to library

I've tried various methods but seem to run into different roadblocks in each. Objectives: Send an Outlook template email with standard attached documents and pretty content to outside individuals. ...
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Disable drag and drop option for multiple file uploader [duplicate]

These are the screenshots of multiple file uploader from the same SharePoint 2010 site. Some users are seeing the first and some are seeing the second one. Is it possible to disable the second ...
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custom site template uploaded and activated in site solution gallery are not comming in custom template

i had recently migrated my web application from SharePoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013. One of my site are having custom site templates which are used to create Sub Sites. now i can find those templates ...
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Workflow association to Doc library on new item and modify

I'm a SharePoint beginner and using 2010. I've associated a workflow for a document library which gets triggered on adding new document. Also one more Workflow to get triggered when the document's ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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Customising Sharepoint 2010 Search Results based on URLs in fields

I have what seems to me a complex problem. I have a list, that has two text fields in it. Paths are stored in the fields, in the following forms: For a url: "URL,http://www.google.com" For a ...
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Export Sharepoint Site to static HTML

I want to export a Sharepoint Site to static HTML. Is there an easy way to do it or a Tool which scrapes the content and exports the whole thing to HTML ?
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Issues following SP2010 to SP2013 Upgrade - Password Prompt

I have upgraded a SharePoint site from SP2010 to SP2013 and everything is working fine apart from the fact that whenever I create a new document I am prompted for username and password. I can save ...
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My sand box solution simply does nothing (item added) on my site?

I have a sand box code which iterates through items after they are added. It works perfectly fine on one website I have on a VM, and the site is literally set up in the exact same way. But the sand ...