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Change a Web Application URL

We have registered our Web Application under the url http:\intranet. We no longer wish to use that URL at all and want to use http:\somethingelse. Is there anyway you can change the default URL in ...
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Setting Document Library's Created and Modified timestamps to reflect actual file's timestamps

I have a Document Library in SP 2010 with a bunch of files organized into folders. Each file has the Last Modified timestamp and Created timestamp set to the time they were uploaded. However, we need ...
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Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
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How to ensure that Infopath 2010 is in online mode?

Tried to search internet but could not find it. I was given Infopath (.xsn) form which I open from file system and get: "The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: Region InfoPath ...
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Publishing site: Why are my pages blank but having webparts and controls in editing mode?

Started to look into Publishing site pages. I have a few pages of a publisihing site filled with web parts and controls in editor that I fail to see. They are saved, checked in and published (few ...
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Timeout while deploying VS2010 solution to SP2010

When deploy a solution (no sandbox solution) with many projects, I always get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': The open operation did not ...
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View list of items tagged “i like it”?

I have a basic install of Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. I'd like to know where I can view the list of items which I've tagged "i like it" (using the default button included), if such a place exists by ...
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Custom WebService + FBA = 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED

I've created custom web service in Sharepoint 2010, and custom FBA. I try to connect from a Win Forms app on another computer. 1/ I log into with cookie container (Authentication.Login) 2/ I call ...
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Install sharepoint 2010 with existing databases

I have a SP2010 server farm but need to reinstall sp as I never set a sql alias. If I do this, how do I restore the original farm/central admin and admin content db's? I have the above DB's, web app ...
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Publishing Pages / WCM - Good resources for implementation?

Are there any good resources available for implementing web content management using publishing pages in SharePoint 2010? I know the bits and pieces, but am looking for example implementations. I'm ...
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How to revert accidental page unghosting?

How can I resore ghosting of a page back if I accidentally unghosted it? Will its deleting and recreating restore ghosting and remove copy of changed page from database? Update: Searched for ...
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How do add a custom setting for List?

it is possible to store custom settings (configuration) on a SharePoint. Means : I have a configuration that add to General Settings List . I set up my settings for this list. Edit : I use the ...
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SPD 2010: How to use advanced and normal mode of editing?

In SharePoint Designer 2010, when I create a new aspx page (Site --> Righ-click on blank in the right pane --> New --> ASPX) and then open it for editing, I am getting: "This page does not contain ...
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Getting rid of the summary links box

I have a publishing site, but want to get rid of that "summary links" box that comes up on the homepage. How can I do this (preferably without sharepoint designer, as I am developer/infrastructure ...
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2answers
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DropDownList to display External Content Type?

I am creating a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 Server. I would like to use a DropDownList that shows data from an external content type (that is tied to a SQL Database ...
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How do I fill a webpart with list values I have retrieved with ECMAJS SP2010

New to SP dev, but recently learned how to retrieve data from lists using ECMA with CAML. Added a CEWP, wrote the script to retrieve the data and it is working fine, multiple field filters, etc. ...
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Best Implementation for MySite

I'm currently looking into adding the MySite feature to my SharePoint setup at my business, and have a few questions: Should I make my MySite in a separate "MySite" collection away from the main ...
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How To Create a Customized (yet still semi-basic) State Machine Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2k10

How can I create a basic multi-step State Machine workflow without any custom coding from Visual Studio or customized Visio or InfoPath workflows within Sharepoint Foundations 2010 or Sharepoint ...
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How do I add a “ratings” box to a page?

This is my first time working with SharePoint. I have a new SharePoint 2010 Enterprise image, I've enabled the ratings feature and pages/content can be rated by viewing them as a list as described in ...
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Federate sp2010 search to WSS?

I have a preexisting WSS 3.0 site in production currently. As I stand up a SP2010 instance, search will help bridge the gap during the interim while things are migrated. The search center on the 2010 ...
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Why to use MS Office 2010 32 bit in SP 2010 Farm on 64 bit Windows Servers?

When I first tried to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, I initially downloaded its 64 bit version But upon lanuching the install of SharePoint.exe, I've gotten: Setup Error You cannot ...
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SharePoint 2010 still looking for old version of solution assembly

We have a SharePoint 2010 solution developed in Visual Studio, which when deployed adds an assembly to the GAC (let's say MySolution.dll, version = 1.0.0.0). We make some changes and redeploy the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 users strangely removed from Sharepoint Group (Expert Advise required)

Since 3 months client portal was working fine suddenly due to some network problem we restarted SharePoint server, after that some Active directory users complained system was inaccessible, where ...
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Storage Location of Installed Features

Are features installed on a site stored in any of the databases? I know the assemblies installed to the GAC from a .wsp are not, however are the features themselves stored in a database?
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ULS and Multiple WFEs

If a farm has multiple WFEs do they have the same ULS logging content replicated across both? Or does each have its own set of logs? Straight forward enough.
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What is hidden webpart for in SP2010?

Follow-up questions to Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference? : What are possible uses of hiding a web part (having closing) in Sharepoint 2010? why isn't unhiding a webpart in a ...
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2010 Column Validation Formula

This formula works fine when adding a new list item: =[Class Date]>=TODAY()+3 Basically ensuring the user selects a date greater than two days away from current date. I don't want the formula to be ...
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Integrating asp.net 4.0 web app into sharepoint 2010

I want to use signalr with Sharepoint 2010, but unfortunately this uses .NET 4.0. So I need to make a custom ASP.NET 4.0 webapp and integrate it with Sharepoint. What are my options for this? I saw ...
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move from standalone installation to a small farm (SharePoint Server 2010)

One of our clients has a sharepoint standalone installation (few web apps with several site collections + user profile service, web analytics, search). They requested to move db to a new server. I'm ...
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User with Full Control can't access or edit member of a group

Like the title describes I have a user who is assigned full permissions but when I click on on the user groups I get a permissions error "You do not have permission to view the membership of the ...
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Dynamically adding/editing list items in a “new” form of another list?

I'm new to Sharepoint, so I'm looking for some advice on how to tackle a problem I'm having when developing a solution for a client. This is a simplified example: I have two lists: one containing ...
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Unable to create Team sites in an environment upgraded from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I have successfully upgraded my WSS 3.0 environment to SharePoint Foundation 2010. Now, when i try to create a sub-site using 'Team Site' template, it gives me error saying 'Object reference not set ...
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Show message in ItemUpdated Eventreceiver (SP2010)

I need to show an errormessage in a popup or redirecting to another page when an error occurs in the ItemAdded (not ItemAdding...) eventreceiver. Anyone knows how to do this? I've tried: private ...
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SharePoint throttling and web services

I am trying to know how throttling in SharePoint affects web services. For example if a list contains 20 000 items and throttling is set to 2000, if I use the Lists.GetListItems() method to get the ...
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HyperLinkField in SpGridView

I have a spgridview with dynamic column. I get a data of a special list and bind to SpGridView. I have a URL SPFieldType, i want show description in spgridview and set url for navigationurl. I use ...
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Customizing SmallSearchInputBox default text

I am trying to customize the text displayed in the search box of my SharePoint site. The default is "Search this site...". I found a number of articles which explain how to do it (by overriding the ...
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Filter a secondary datasource in infopath

I'm having some issues with InfoPath. This is the case: On SharePoint we have 2 lists: ListA ListB ListB contains a lookup field to ListA. I customized the displayform of ListA with Infopath and ...
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ProfilePropertyService.svc fails with InvalidOperationException

Does anyone know how to provision the UPA so that the ProfilePropertyService.svc actually works? I am getting the error below in all our environments if I try to access the service directly from a ...
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how to hide/display controls in NewForm.aspx based on checkbox value in SharePoint list

I have 1 checkbox in my sharepoint list with other columns. If checkbox value equal to 'true' i need to display some other controls, otherwise these controls should be hidden. I open the New/Edit ...
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Ensuring speed on SharePoint 2010 intranet for geographically distributed offices

We have a SharePoint 2010 intranet that is heavily used for document management. We are about to open a second office interstate and want to ensure the best experience for them speed-wise. We are ...
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Move databases to another server

I have tried moving all databases to another server, but I forgot to change the default database server in Central Administration. From Googling it, I found out that stsadm or psconfig could help me ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow is looping itself when waiting for a field to change

I have a problem with a standard SharePoint Designer workflow on a forms library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When the workflow is firing off it is designed to fill some information in against the ...
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How to Select and Use a Digitally Signed Certificate From a Client?

Hi there: I have the next question, how can a customer sign an XML, Word document or workflow directly from SharePoint using his/her personal signature? The digital signature is on the client side ...
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Get UniqueId from listitem with Javascript/Ecmascript (Sharepoint 2010)

Is it possible to get the Unique Id from a listitem in a custom SharePoint 2010 list? I've added a custom ribbon action so far where I can get the id, but that's an integer (0,1,2,3,...) I need the ...
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Hide upload Button on Asset Selector Dialog (AssetPortalBrowser.aspx)

I am looking to hide the "Upload" button in Asset Selector Dialog and I know Asset Selector Dialog uses Dialog.master in SharePoint. Is there a possibility to attach some custom jQuery/Javascript ...
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Custom workflow activity shows up but can't be selected?

I have created a custom workflow activity and successfully deployed it. The issue I am running into is that when I try to select it when creating a workflow using SharePoint designer, nothing ...
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property similar to SPQuery listitemcollectionposition for spsitedataquery

I am using SPSiteDataQuery to get all matched items from all lists in site collection. Results set is really large, so I want to limit the results to 1000 or 10K, process these items and then iterate ...
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Locked Row in database for key on Infopath Submission for Contribute Permission + below w/ Custom Event Reciever (ItemUpdating)

Basic Rundown of Process: I am creating a Process wherein an InfoPath form is Submitted to a Library, certain managers will then have the ability to change a drop-down to either Approved or Rejected, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Permission level Full Control and explicit deny

I am facing a very frustating permission level issue with Sharepoint 2010. First, everything worked as expected up to few days ago. I have a user on my sharepoint 2010 env (publishing portal) named ...
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Can't see the list template to be available for creating new list on create screen in SharePoint 2010

I am working on SharePoint Foundation 2010 environment. I have a custom list (Generic Template is used for creating this list). I have prepared a template out of it. Now, the Template ID of this ...