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How to change the default font face and size in the text editor of the ribbon

Is it possible to change the default font face and size in the SharePoint 2010 Rich Text Editor Ribbon control? If so how? Note: I need this to work throughout SharePoint, not just when changing ...
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Is it possible to prevent SharePoint 2010 from creating a folder structure when users upload files?

I have a wiki library with pages and a document library which I've configured to be an assets library. How do I prevent sharepoint from creating a directory structure for file uploads? The wiki pages ...
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External List Infopath form submit error when using picker

I'm encountering an error while submitting data using infopath forms to a sharepoint 2010 external list. The error only occurs if an external item picker control is used. This error does not occur in ...
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Sharepoint site using corev4 AND custom CSS File?

I'm using a custom Masterpage which references a custom CSS File in the header like so: <Sharepoint:CssRegistration Name="CUSTOM/Custom.css" runat="server"/> My custom CSS file is simply a ...
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Site Minder People Picker should work like windows authentication results

I have a custom STS(Site Minder) and windows authentication configured for sharepoint web application. In the people picker for Windows authentication, I can search by first name, last name, email id. ...
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Creating a button on current list

I am completely new to programming in SharePoint. I have a site where I need to add a button to an already created list. The button needs to be available for each item. The button will simply take the ...
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Can I use SharePoint Designer 2013 to edit SharePoint 2010 sites?

Can I use SharePoint Designer 2013 to edit SharePoint 2010 sites? Couldn't find this info in the web.
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Customizing external list form

I need to create external list and i need customize display and edit forms. I want add something like tabs, i.e. i want to input some fields in one tabs, and some in another. I must use ClientObject ...
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How can I force a metadata field to be treated as a hyperlink?

We're using SP Foundation, and it should be assumed that we have no functionality apart from what comes OOTB. We have a form we're creating that's basically a document index. One of the columns is a ...
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How to find out whether or not a list is hidden without writing code (SP2010)?

Does anyone know if there is a way of telling (without writing any code) whether or not a list is "hidden"? I have a CAML query which contains the following and I'd like to eliminate the possibility ...
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Sort by modified date in custom search core results webpart

I have created a custom search results web part which implements some simple sorting, for example i have this piece of code which allows me to sort it desc/asc by title: CoreResultsDatasource ...
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Does renaming Windows domain impact SharePoint?

My setup is following: I have SharePoint 2010 running on Windows 2008R2 and another server running SQL Server 2008. AD DS/Domain controller is on same server as the SharePoint. My SharePoint isn't ...
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How can I change the default browser loaded from SharePoint Designer 2010?

If I am in SharePoint Designer 2010 and select an item in a folder, and press F12, IE automatically pops up. I would like it to be Chrome. How can I adjust this setting in SharePoint? Thanks!
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Powershell Enumerate through all site collections but not include one specific site collection

I am partially not even sure how to Google this question because whatever I type never seems to bring back any relevant search results. I currently have a working script that is set to go through and ...
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site definition master page problem

Ive created a site definition and am trying to reference a custom master page that is installed as a feature. For some reason when i create a site using the site definition i get a filenotfound ...
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how to have a list like this

i would like a list that has one more column with a hyper link "details" inside of it. when i click that link for each list item, it should take me to a new item view. if this is the first visit then ...
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Is there a list with all cookies that uses SharePoint 2010?

I have to create a list with all cookies that SharePoint 2010 uses. I can't find this information on Microsoft site neither on google. I only find documents about how to create or use cookies and how ...
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SPFieldUrl does not work

I have an external list, items in that list have a field that contains an url. I want to show this url as a link in sharepoint form. I found this example and defined in my Creator and Updater methods ...
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System.MissingMethodException when creating new column based on custom RichImageField field type

I'm trying to create a custom field type inherited from the publishing RichImageField type. I did the following, 1- Created the XML declaration of the column as follows <FieldTypes> ...
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Publishing in Sharepoint 2010

My question is concerning publishing a SharePoint master page. The SharePoint documents that I work on are under source control and therefore have to be "checked out". Whenever I "check in" a ...
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Adding extension methods to SharePoint types

Heads up, this is very much a beginner question. My SharePoint experience is primarily with working with SharePoint designer and powershell. I've never touched Visual Studio or anything to use custom ...
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What is __spText1 and __spText2 used for?

Hello I am new to SharePoint and I wanted to make a custom master page. I've stumbled on __spText1 and __spText2 and I was wondering if I can remove them? If not, what do they do / represent? Thank ...
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How to change SharePoint List column size and color

Hi i created an out of the box custom list. I was wondering if in the standard view if it is possible to increase the font size and perhaps color of the column headers? Is there an easy way to do ...
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error when executing update-spsolution

Im trying to update a web part that has been distibuted across our sharepoint intranet and im coming up with an error ive never seen before. Ive googled but cant find any info. Can someone help. ...
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Export sharepoint site

I am trying to export a site in SP 2010 with export site functionality in Central Administration but it fails. The error message in log is Progress: Exporting List ConvertWordToPDF - ListInstance1. ...
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How to make workflow update another list item based on a calculation SP2010

I have 2 lists. One list has a quantity field and the other list has assigned quantity field. When a user create or update a new item in the list with assigned quantity. I would like to do some ...
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Implement check-in check-out on list items?

I want to implement check-in/check-out functionality on a list in sharepoint 2010. What I want is, when a person is updating a list item, no one else shuld be able to edit that particular item and ...
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Column displaynames are not translated

I have one site collection with 20 subsites. One root content type which fields displaynames are translated with resource files. On the subsites there are lists that use that content type. 19 sites, ...
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Users not assigned for a task in “Collect User Data” action in SP2010 can complete the assignee's task

This has been bugging me for weeks wherein the task assigned to a specific user which was issued by a workflow through the action "Collect User Data from a user" in SPD2010 can just be completed by ...
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I keep getting “Revert to template” whenever I set a custom masterpage for one particular page

I made 2 master pages. One named "reg_page.master" for all the regular pages, still containing the Quick Launch, and another one named "home_page.master" for the homepage only. The homepage has an ...
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Understanding ghosting, unghosting, site pages and application pages

well I know definitions of these terms as mentioned: Ghosted pages: Pages which are on file system and not on content db. Unghosted pages : pages which are on content db. Application Pages : normal ...
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Remove manage content and structure for a sharepoint 2010 group

I have a group that needs to be able to submit forms, and add data. However they need to not be able to see the "manage content and structure" link under "site actions". I have found a couple ...
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Hide some lists from treeview?

I want to use the tree view on the left side, but I don't want it so show some of the document libraries such as Site Assets and Style Library - they need to be on the site, but users don't need to ...
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Designer workflow emails don't work after site migration

I just migrated a Sharepoint subsite to its own site collection. The site has Sharepoint designer workflows that send emails in certain conditions. In the new site collection, none of my designer ...
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Show previous version of comment in email alert

I am building a sharepoint 2010 list for my team. I dont have global admin rights so I cant do anything programatically because it comes back and tells me I dont have rights. I am creating custom ...
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error creating blog subsite in code

Im creating a blog subsite in the featureactivated event but it errors out everytime i activate the feature. looking at the logs i can see there is an access denied entry however the blog subsite is ...
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Restricting Enterprise Keyword Suggestions to a Term Set

Does anyone know of a way to lock down a list's built in Enterprise Keyword field to a specific Term Set? I've found on similar solution, but that solution only created a new Site Column that allowed ...
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Need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in Sharepoint 2010 [duplicate]

We need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in SharePoint 2010. Currently reference is given to newdocset.aspx of _layouts folders application pages. Did lot of research, but I got no where.
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KeywordQuery problem

Can anyone help me with SharePoint 2010 KeywordQuery problem? I have the following code to search user profile and sort results by managed property. var keywordQuery = new KeywordQuery(site) { ...
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Implementing a Custom ASPX Page That Uses a Custom Database

I know how to create custom ASPX pages and a deployment package, but I need to implement a custom ASPX page in SharePoint 2010 which uses its own custom database. Please advise me how to do this.
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Send Log/Debug Messages to SharePoint from a clientside ActiveX Component

I developed a ActiveX Component (C#) for SharePoint 2010 and would like to send log/debug messages to the SP-Server so that they are viewable in the SharePoint LOGS Folder. How am I doing this? Like ...
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Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template?

Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template also copied? If yes then why is it I cannot see the workflow in SPD when i tried creating a new list based on the list template. What im ...
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Is there a way for SharePoint 2010 to measure keyword density of PowerPoint files in a library?

I am creating an archive of reports (PowerPoint files) and I am trying to find out if there is a way for SharePoint to scan each document, count how many times each word is used throughout the ...
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List of all keywords in a Site Collection (or Farm)?

The general scenario is that users upload documents to a document list and adds keywords to that document. These keywords are stored in a keyword set (if I understand things correct). Users might ...
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Can I edit a LOOKUP column?

More concisely: How do I edit a lookup column? I have a custom list with columns [Name] and [Product] named 'MainList'. I would like a third column [Referral] which shows a name found in ...
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Editable Content Control in Word

I have a workflow in SP2010 that updates a Word template using content controls. This all works fine until someone wants to edit the text within the content control. Whilst they can add to it and ...
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Running Retention Policy from Custom Calculated Column

I have a calendar list in which to post deadlines. I need a reminder to be sent out two weeks before the deadline, so I am trying to put in a retention policy. To measure the date to activate this ...
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dropdownlist quicklinks menu in masterpage

I would like to create a dropdownlist for quicklink navigation in a master page. The quicklink menu will have direct links to a bunch of subsites. This will need to be accessible from all subsites. I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Add Browse Button to make link to share location

We have files that are NOT within the sharepoint infrastructure and would like to link to them in certain lists. Is there a way that a user can edit a list item and add a URL to the share location by ...
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Always go to the Welcome Page in SharePoint 2010

Is it possible to always direct users to the Welcome Page in SharePoint, when using login as an other user or when requesting a sub site, page in the browser?