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Deploying SharePoint 2010 wsps in SharePoint 2013

I have recently built a SharePoint 2013 farm and have migrated the content of a SharePoint 2010 environment mainly the ContentDB for the Intranet Web App into SharePoint 2013 via the database attach/...
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Why is forms-based authentication and groups

I have setup a SharePoint 2010 server with a web application using FBA and Ldap. I followed the steps outlined here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806890(v=office.14).aspx When I add ...
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Why is my design duplicated in IE9 and IE 8?

I am creating a frontpage in Sharepoint 2010. My problem is that the page is not rendered correctly in IE, but looks fine in Firefox and Chrome. In IE the page is duplicated. On the top of the page it ...
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Using SP_Admin account, can I sign in on behalf of another user?

When we get reports of error from users it's sometimes hard to know what actually happened. The error report from the user may not be as descriptive as you would wish and it would be easier if you saw ...
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REST and CSOM much slower than List Web Service

lists.asmx = Web Service listdata.svc = REST API client.svc = CSOM Using JavaScript to query a list using the 3 available APIs, I'm finding lists.asmx responds much faster than listdata.svc or client....
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How to create a WSP solution package with visual studio 2012 for an existing SharePoint site?

My manager told me: "We don't create a WSP package for an entire existing SharePoint site, we just need to package master pages, CSS, images and page layout files into a solution package." Is it ...
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SharePoint Error: File Not found and goes to Web parts maintenance page

I am getting the following error when I visit the sharepoint site or document library. I didn't change any settings or added new code or change the style sheet. It was working fine few mins ago and ...
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How to change the From address in Feedback workflow email?

I am having a workflow for a document library. Whenever the workflow starts, it sends an emails with From: Documents. I want to change it to the current user. How is it possible?
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Setting ContentEditorWebPart ContentLink property to absolute path

To avoid adding some static HTML to my custom masterpage, and allow the end-user to easily change it by just changing an HTML file instead of the masterpage, I'm trying to embed a static ...
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SPListItem.Delete or SPListItem.Recycle, which one was called?

In an ItemDeleting event receiver, is there a way to find out whether SPListItem.Delete or SPListItem.Recycle was called? I would like to write different things to my log here...
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How to create site collection by using feature?

I am trying to create a feature which creates a site collection using a custom/ootb template in a specified application pool. My question is is this possible if yes then how what i'm trying to do is ...
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How to create a WSP package for a SharePoint 2010 site? [duplicate]

I previously asked this Question: How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?. But didn't get a proper answer. I am developing a SharePoint 2010 website. ...
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How to display the tasks of the current user only in SharePoint 2010?

I have Tasks list in my SharePoint website and each task is assigned to a person based on a workflow. I want the tasks to be visible to the users only if they have been added to the workflow.
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How can the deployment of a feature (or element) be made dependent on the SharePoint version (2010/2013)?

I have a solution (deployed in the Sandbox) that declaratively creates CustomActions (menu items). It works fine in SharePoint 2010 and 2013, but we don't like the look in 2013 so I'd like to exclude ...
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How to preview calendar on non-calendar page (2010)?

This seems simple. I want to have a preview of the calendar on my site homepage in 2010. It looks like the only way to do this is to embed the calendar with SharePoint Designer (which then puts a ...
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SP2010 - User profile results with mix-and-match NETBIOS/DNS domains

First off, let me say that User Profile Service is provisioned and generally runs normally. We're running on February 2012 CU. We're in the middle of a domain merge, combining five AD domains into ...
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SPD2010: Storing Variables as email addresses

Current Infrastructure: SharePoint 2010 Standard (RTM) My Question: Can the community advise me if it's possible to store an email address as a variable within an SPD Workflow? Scenario: My scenario ...
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Javascript CSOM SP.List get_onQuickLaunch

I am trying to get the onQuickLaunch flag from a SP.List using javascript. I am able to get other list attributes, however when I try to execute list.get_onQuickLaunch(); I get an error Uncaught ...
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Can a sandboxed WebPart access SPWeb.AllProperties

Well, subject says it all. Although MSDN has plenty of info what classes are accessible in a sandboxed solution I just couldn't find the info if I can read or write to SPWeb.AllProperties. Basically ...
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Infopath 2010 form issue

I have created one infopath form. There are multiple views. Here it gives an error to publish infopath form to form library. I have deleted all controls, XML files and data connection but still give ...
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Whats the best way to create a mirror of a live sharepoint farm

Ive finally got my hands on enough disk space and servers to create a mirror of our live sharepoint farm for CU testing and application testing and was wondering whats the best way to create the ...
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giving access to an entire web application

Im trying to elevate someones permissions so that they can edit and add users etc across all site collections in our farm. I added the user into the farm admins group but it doesnt look like their ...
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How can we copy data from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint ONLINE 2013?

How can we copy/export a library/list that currently lives on SharePoint 2010 and import it to SharePoint 2013 on office 365? I have searched the web, but I just don't seems to find a good example ...
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Not working following code

webtemp file <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Templates xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint"> <Template Name="MyReed" ID="10001"> <Configuration ID="0" Title="MyReed" ...
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Central login page - different portals (SP2010)

I would like to have some advice for the logical structure for a corporate portal. I really appreciate your feedback. AS IS At the moment we have a 'partly' public facing site. Assuming this site is ...
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Customize “Additional Information Required” Email

We are using the Content Organizer in SharePoint 2010 to route documents to a central location. Before the documents are routed, however, there are a few required meta-data fields that need to be ...
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Use SharePoint web app without user profile service application

I have a requirement to allow users to change their display name, but, due to a somewhat bizarre combination of existing farm configuration and other limitations, I cannot accomplish this by making ...
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Adding Search Bar via CEWP

So here's what I've come up with so far. Now I just need to figure out how to use the enter key as well as the mouse click. <!doctype html> <html lang="en"> <head> <script> ...
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Simultaneous development environment for SP2010 and SP2013 in single OS

I have on my laptop a development environment as win7 with std IIS, SharePoint 2010 Server, SQL 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. I already installed Visual Studio 2012 side by side. But what about ...
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Validation Settings Question

I am attempting to validate a column based on the contents of another column. In this case I have [Incremental Spend] and [Incremental Spending Reason]. If [Incremental Spend] is greater than $1, I ...
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Sharepoint Controls and CssClass

Im building some page layouts in SharePoint Designer 2010. If i do this: <PublishingWebCOntrols:RichImageField FieldName="Image Caption" runat="server" CssClass="imageCaption" /> The ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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Modify XsltListViewWebPart XmlDefinition property not works as expected, filtering

I have got list with subfolders. I would like filter list items in current subfolder using additional caml query. I would like to add filtering functionality by modifing caml query. I try to update ...
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Content Deployment and what happens when deployed files change on the remote server?

A quick and simple question which I can't find a definite answer on: When using Content Deployment to e.g. deploy a subweb from Farm A to Farm B, Farm A is the "Master". What happens the next ...
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Is it safe to remove SharePoint\system SPUser from a custom sharepoint user group?

is it safe to remove SPUser "SharePoint\system" from a custom SharePoint user group? <User ID="1073741823" Sid="S-1-0-0" Name="System Account" LoginName="SHAREPOINT\system" Email="" Notes="" ...
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Getting Null Value with two statements in additional column settings

I am trying to subtract column "Previous Spend" from column "Current Spend" and put the balance in new calculated column named "Incremental Spend". Easy enough right. But if "Previous Spend" is left ...
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Save Conflict error when editing attachment while editing its item

I am getting a Save Conflict error when performing the following steps - Open list item Click edit Open attachment Edit the contents of the attachment Save attachment Save Item Error thrown ...
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MembershipRequestWebPart Registration Error

I've been setting up a local dev environment from a production SharePoint 2010 site and have got everything working except for the registration. I've installed visigo.sharepoint....
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I have a Sharepoint site and I want to create a Q&A section, not FAQ, how can I do this? [duplicate]

I'm profficeient in html so that's not a problem if it invovles some coding. I've seen others use a custom list for FAQ but that isn't the type of thing I want to create. Any suggestions would be ...
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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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What is the difference? (Checked out files)

I am in the process of writing a powershell script to work with checked out files and I stumpled on this article: Find All Checked Out Files My question is what is the difference between the two ...
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Adding the other fields in addtional to lookup field in CAML

I have a custom field definition in VS2010 that contains a lookup field (Title). All is well and I can use the Title ref to add items in the SharePoint list UI. in the instance UI, I can also check ...
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Member Variable / public property null on postback

I have a sandboxed visual web part (created in VS2012) when I initially load my web part and its child controls I set myProperty to a value retrieved from the database. When I fill out the relevant ...
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Sharepoint site stopped working. Database “needs upgrading”. Upgrade fails

One of my Sharepoint 2010 Site Collections has stopped functioning this morning and presents the following in the browser. Server error: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=177673 When I look ...
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Sharepoint 2010 search not showing folders in results

I am stumped by this pretty unusual problem. One user cannot see folders as results when searching. Only files within the folder are shown. Only one user has this problem. Many other users with the ...
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Are there any problems with enabling Publishing Features on a Team Site?

I have a team site that we created for our department to use. It has a custom master page that we built. I want every subsite to use that same master page. I found that when I enable Publishing ...
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Allow XML file for Navigation to be shared across all sites

I created a datasource that points to an XML file at the top level Sharepoint site. I then associated a treeview in a masterpage with the new datasource. It works fine on the home page but not on ...
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Search Scope returning aspx pages

I have 40 document libraries. I dont want to add exclusion for each document library to exclude "http://pop.abc.com/sc/doclib1/Forms". I tried adding fileextension = aspx exclude and that does not ...
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Permissions changes repeatedly and randomly revoked

Until recently all users had access to some surveys in one of my sites. Suddenly their rights were revoked. I assumed someone had removed them accidentally (an issue for another time), so I added them ...
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SP2010 Custom action runs sandboxed but not as farm solution

Short version: Which changes need to be made to convert a custom workflow action, developed in VS2010, from a Sandbox to a Farm solution. Assume it is a placeholder with no logic added yet. Long ...