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SP2010 User Profiles: Setting values to a multivalued property via managed code

Any having experience with SharePoint 2010 and updating the user profiles properties (via managed code/PowerShell)? We have some problems setting values to a multivalued property. We have tried ...
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FAST thumbnails not showing up when search is displayed inside an iFrame

When I make a search via FAST directly in the browser, my docx and pptx files appear with a thumbnail image. I can even preview pptx documents in the search page. However, when I show the search ...
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How to Automate the publishing of Infopath form as Administrator Approved Templates?

Is there a way to automate the process of publishing Administrator-Approved InfoPath Templates? I am tired of having to go through the lengthly, tedious process every time I want to make a tiny ...
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Are ID of default fields same for SharePoint installed on different machines?

Are ID of default fields (or SharePoint components) in 14 hive same for SharePoint installed on different machines ?
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How to parse a SharePoint URL to get CSOM objects?

Let's say the only input I have from the user is the full URL to a folder in a Document Library called "Public Documents": http://intranet.contoso.com/SubSite/PublicDocuments/Folder/SubFolder/ Using ...
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How to access the thumbnails of the documents in a document list?

I know the thumbnails exist, as when I use search, thumbnails appear next to my documents... But, when I use the "_vti_bin/Lists.asmx" webservice to access my list, the thumbnail is not one of the ...
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ListItem Update from Client Object Model Not Triggering OnWorkflowItemChanged Activity

I am experiencing difficulty creating a file in a document library using the client object model. My custom Visual Studio 2010 workflow is not detecting the updates I am making to the file's list item ...
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How to close initiation workflow window?

I open a dialog initiation window of my sequential workflow from ECB menu. There is a start button on it. When this button is clicked the workflow starts working and the dialog window stays open. How ...
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Single-click to double-click option in SharePoint Designer 2010?

The UI in SharePoint Designer 2010 works differently from most development apps when dealing with code items like Site Assets and Master Pages. In SPD, clicking on an item name (say, Home.aspx under ...
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preventing users to create my site

If you synchronize Users so it means that you have created a profile for everyone in Users and everybody in Users can create My Site if he/she logs on to a machine which is contected to AD. is it ...
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Why can't I upload video to library?

I created a Site Assets library in SharePoint Designer as I need to upload some videos to SP. Most of the are WMV and some are MP4. I have no issues uploading the video, except for one. Its a WMV ...
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Creating Nested Folders via Client Object Model

I'm trying to create nested folders in my document library so it looks like this: http://site/PublicDocuments/Folder1/Folder2/Folder3/ The document library "Public Documents" exists but none of the ...
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Users with “Contribute” access cannot edit document attached to a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board post

Users on my 2010 site can't edit a document attached to a discussion board post even though they have "Contribute" access. Users with "Full Control" can, of course, but users with Contribute cannot. ...
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SharePoint list updation using powershell script from sql trigger

I need to update a SharePoint list whenever a datachange happens in the sql cuastom table. I am trying achieve this by writting a trigger in the sqltable and calling PowerShell script to update list ...
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Document download keeps restarting automatically

The problem: I want to open an excel document automatically from a custom aspx page in the layouts folder (sharepoint 2010) which refers to a document in a document library. The "DocumentUrl" is ...
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Can someone help me use SharePoint 2010 to do data processing?

TL;DR: I need to create a system in SharePoint in which a user uploads an Excel (or CSV) file to the site from a webpage. The site takes the uploaded document and uses it to populate a list. Then it ...
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Can I give access to a user who is NOT a member of a user group?

Is it possible to give access to a user who is a member of one group but NOT a member of another group? [edit] In other words, if they belong to a certain group, I need to deny them access. I want ...
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Moved SQL databases for SharePoint 2010 and now have a 3351 error

I moved the SQL databases from a local instance to a remote SQL server. All permissions are the same. Everything seems to work but now I'm getting a 3351 SQL error every 30 minutes from the local ...
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Custom PersonalActions menu item not showing on sub sites

I've got this code adding a menu item to the PersonalActions menu. It works on the main site but not on sub sites, any ideas why? elements.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Limit the number of managed metadata column values

How can I limit the number of values that can be used in a managed metadata column? I would like to implement a restriction similar to StackExchange, where an entry can have a maximum of 5 tags.
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Restore-SPSite time scale to restore?

I am trying to restore the main site at the root of our SharePoint server after an accidental deletion using the following code: Restore-SPSite -Identity http://server -Path "B:\SharePoint\11-12-2012 ...
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Migrating MySite User Profiles to new account

We are currently in the process of changing (AD) domain and user names for users. This is done gradually, and the old and new domain/user names will coexist in a transition period. A challenge we ...
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SP2010 and Report Builder

I have an SSRS report integrated with SP 2010, the data in the report is loaded from a SP list. The current issue that I am facing is not being able to read minimum and maximum date time field for the ...
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Create CDFU in 2010 example?

Recently migrated from SP 2007 to 2010, the CDFU workflows did got well in the migration so I am rebuilding them. The steps/logic must be different than SPD 2007. Want to send point of contact an ...
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Collect Search Statistics

Is there a way to collect all the search strings used by users of a site? This would preferably be ordered by number of times searched.
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Timer Job depoys and activates through VS2010, but not through site settings

I have created a timer job that works correctly when deploying by right clicking the project and hitting deploy in Visual Studio. However, if I deploy the solution to the same server with a WSP file, ...
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Add Keyboard Accessibility to Top Nav Menu

I am trying to get the top nav bar's drop down menu working with the keyboard. What should happen is when a user presses the tab key and the top menu item is reached, the drop down should show just ...
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How to refer to a local file for a PowerPivot datasource?

We have users trying to use Performance Point and need to point to a local PowerPivot file as a data source. The instructions state: Type the connection string to the PowerPivot data source by ...
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“No connectivity with the server” for files in only one content DB?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 One of my users reported a problem opening files yesterday. Upon opening a file she would receive this string of error messages: Clicking "Retry Open" leads to: ...
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Declarative WebPart on publishing page

I have made a publishing page layout that has a WebPartZone and a MediaWebPart in the ZoneTemplate. Example below. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" Title="Fokusøki Media" ...
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Lookup between lists with additional data

I have two entities, Toolbox and Tool, where Toolbox contains a set of tools (hammer, saw, screwdriver). The trick is that there can be several hammers in the same toolbox, so I need an amount, or ...
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Advantages/disadvantages of Timer Jobs vs. PowerShell scripts

I've worked with several examples of both SharePoint Timer Jobs and PowerShell scripts, some of them doing the same things as the other. In my experience, PowerShell scripts are far more flexible, ...
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How to enable Document ID service

I'm trying to use the document ID service on my SharePoint 2010 development instance, but it's not present within the "Site Collection Features". Any ideas?
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 usage logs can not be move or stopped

No matter what I do in the Central Admin console these logs run on and on I can't move them to a drive with more spaec and I can't stop them Any ideas apreciated. thanks in advance
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InfoPath drop down field bound to the repeating section it is housed in

Note: I was required to create an external SQL database in order to accomplish what was discussed here. The database was created about 6 months after asking this question and the feature set was ...
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One user reports bunched text in IE9 when viewing our public facing Sharepoint 2010 website

A user says: "There is a problem every time I try to use your website. The first page is fine but whenever I page down all the text is just one mass of black type totally unreadable." She says it ...
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Check whether contact(s) are available

I'm trying to build a contact list based on a available contacts. However, how do I find a contact's availability? I've synced my contacts list to Outlook, however looking through the available ...
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Remove site prefix when creating new site collection

Can I remove the site prefix from the URL when I create a new site collection? For example if the URL of the web application is http://servername and I want to create a new site collection I need to ...
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Recreate an SPList withou loosing SPListItems

I am migrating a Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 but, SPLists that are created using a schema definition are not having their forms/views visual upgraded. After much consideration and effort I've tried to ...
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How create a link on the master page when ever no one is signed in

I created a site with anonymous access and forms based authentication. Now I want to show the link to create a new user in the master page when ever no one is signed in. Can any one please help to ...
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How to display the body of an email in the columns of an email-enabled library or list?

Salvete! I have an email-enabled library that can receive emails. I can see that there is a possible column for subject, from address and sender, etc., but I don't see one for body. How can I get ...
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Adding Users from a Trusted Domain in a Multi-Tenant Setup

According to many sources I shouldn't have to do anything special to get add users from a "internal" two-way trusted domain into SharePoint. And I can add them to the CA web app but not the ...
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Embedding Video in Blog Post?

Is it possible to embed a video into a blog site post using a simple URL from the end user's perspective? I have tried two approaches: ...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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Securing Individual Methods on Custom Web Services in SharePoint

I've created several WCF services USING CKS:DEV to be hosted in SharePoint and accessed on SharePoint pages using SharePoint. I'm using the MultipleBaseAddressWebServiceHostFactory for hosting purpose ...
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Date Difference (3 Columns)

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010. I have a list with three columns: Date Notified Packet Mailed Condolence Letter Sent The problem is that Packet Mailed or Condolence Letter Sent could ...
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Add Managed metadata to link to a document

I have a document library that contains both documents and links to documents. How do I add managed metadata tags to the links to documents? I have looked at the columns, which are below. It seems ...
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Run Query for External List

I have successfully created an external content type to my SharePoint and I have made a list from it. The problem is my table has over 24000 records in it. I need to grab the last 2000 records and ...
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Use media content types on a publishing page

I'm trying to make a new publishing page that can use either Images, Video or Audio. I'we already made one that uses the PublishingWebControls:RichImageField but cant find equivalents for video and ...
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SP2010: What happens when starting several Content deployment jobs at the same time?

what happens if I start several content deployment jobs synchronously in different site collections by ContentDeploymentJob.Run()? Are the jobs definitely executed one after another? Thanks!