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After migration Sharepoint doesn't tell that the page is checked out

After we did a migration to a portal we found a weird behavior which I need your help in we migrated the masterpages manually and added the ribbon code and all of the placeholders the issue is that ...
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Create custom workflows at item level

I want to users to create a workflow at the item level. That is when they create an item in a list/library they should be able to define a workflow, consisting of tasks and approval process. All this ...
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Add New Item Link not appear in Sharepoint List

Add New Item Link not appear in Sharepoint List. I logging with admin account(having full control). How to resolve ?
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SharePoint 2010 Development: PrincipalContext Could not be Found

I am using Visual Studio 2010. When I want to use PrincipalContext Class, the Visual Studio couldn't find the Reference: I have opened the project with .NET Framework 4 selected and my project was ...
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How to update two lists using SPWeb

I have custom master detail form (ASPX)..i want to update masterblock and detail block in one function. i am doing like the following but getting below mentioned error. How can I update two lists ...
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autosize property of modal dialog and updatepanel

i am trying to open a visualwebpart (WITH UPDATE PANEL) inside modal dialog. I also want "Loading content please wait" notification box while loading the webpart. my modal box declaration is like the ...
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Schedule workflow or email notification

Just wondering, is there a way to schedule (e.g. 1st day of each Month) a workflow or send email notification for a list, without using powershell or C# code.
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Sharepoint 2010 multilingual support and SQL Server 2008 Collation

I am wondering when I install my respective SQL Server 2008 R2 database for Sharepoint if I will need to set the collation to anything specific to support Sharepoint's multilingual capabilities?
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How to get a list of events from a Sharepoint calendar that are 1 day from now?

I've been trying to get all events that are today as a test, I haven't been able to do that either. So far I've set an event for today (an all day event so times don't matter) and executed this query: ...
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Display information from a list vertically

We are using Sharepoint 2010. There is an old hospital census that I need to give our users on our Sharepoint site before I can kill the old web server. On the web server, it is using an ODBC ...
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Trying to register user controls on page layout

I have a page layout that I created on my Sharepoint 2010 site. I have created some user controls in Visual Studio that I'd like to use on my page layout. The user controls were created in a Visual ...
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Approach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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Get TaxonomySession TermStore TermSet Term from Sharepoint 2010 Server using Microsoft.Sharepoint.Client.Taxonomy.dll

I'm coding a c++/c# client-application to communicate with a Sharepoint 2010 site which uses Taxonomy I have downloaded and installed Microsoft.Sharepoint.Client.Taxonomy.dll from: http://download....
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Site collection title in breadcrumb

My breadcrumb is displaying my site collection title instead of my RootWeb title. How can I display the RootWeb title? Or how can I change my site collection title?
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Email enabled list/library missing attachments

I have an email enabled library that accepts attachments, saves original emails, and accepts emails for any sender. The problem is, that I can email this email address along with several other people, ...
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Show Chrome browser in Top Browsers analytics report

The 'Top Browsers' web analytics report appears to report Safari and Chrome browsers as same browser. Is there any way to report on Chrome separately? Perhaps updating the browser definition files ...
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Content deployment error; feature not installed

The business had a wish to copy content from production to acceptation (publishing environment). So I created a content deployment job to do so, and ran it. It failed with the following error: ...
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How to use one page layout for few content types

I have elements.xml with module: <Elements> <Module Name="IntranetNewsPageLayout" Url="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="IntranetNewsPageLayout\IntranetNewsPageLayout.aspx" Url="...
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What text type are multi line text columns in SharePoint lists?

When accessing a multi line text field from a SharePoint item in a list, what is the text type returned? Using C#: item["Description"].ToString() Is the above plaintext or html or...? I want to ...
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Is it possible to modify existing solutions/templates?

I modified the master page of a site and I would like to make all new sites that get created to use this master page by default. Is there a way to modify the built in site templates to use this master ...
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Moving databases which don't support mirroring

at my current customer, databases are stored in a SQL AlwaysOn group. An alias was made to connect to the listener and all was well. But one thing they did not take into account is the fact that ...
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Importing a list from one visual studio project to another

I have sp project (say project a) in visual studio that is supposed to deploy the sp solution to my website (say that its running at http://localhost:xxxx/). My goal would be to add the list ...
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Find all workflows with a certain permission setting

I have a workflow which just got broken by a network administrator changing some active directory settings for a certain group. I was able to fix the workflow once the problem had been found but there ...
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Linking sub menus to variations

I have a publishing site with variations, the directory structure is laid out like this: en-us -products --product1 --product2 -contact us -news euro -products --product1 --product3 -contact us -news ...
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PSI HTTP 403 Forbidden

When I'm trying to get here: http://someName.com/_vti_bin/PSI/ all I get is the following error: "This website requires you to log in" ..but I'm logged in as Administrator. (and I can get to a ...
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Load List Item Ribbon tab on page load when using Page in Pages Library

My question is a little bit different than the other missing / loading ribbon questions and I'll explain why. In order to properly style my application, I've created a page in the Pages Library and ...
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Convert incoming email from plain text to HTML

I have a list that accepts emails and creates list items out of them. The issue I'm facing is that if someone emails the list using plain text, the formatting showing up in a list item's multi-line ...
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Notification system for SP 2010 portal users

There is a task to implement the notification system in SP2010 portal (~ 12 thousand users). Need to solve following tasks with notification: List of items where each item has a group of users and ...
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Making Document Sets unique

Is there anyway I can get a Document Sets to be unique? If I set one column to "Enforce Unique Values", I think it will look at the files inside the document set and error saying: Error: This ...
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Deploying a custom health rule fails on Add Solution

I've created a custom health rule for checking which mode solutions were built in (following this guide) but am having trouble deploying it. When deploying from VS2010, I get Error occurred in ...
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Migrated portal from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 can't change layout

After migrating a portal from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 the "Page Layout" option is disabled And after trying different approaches it gets enabled but it's always empty (Drop down doesn't ...
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How to continue workflow from error step?

I have a workflow with error occured status. I fixed the error and deployed the .wsp file. Now I need to continue this workflow from a code activity where error occured. Are there any way to achieve ...
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Use count-related column value as int in a SP Designer-workflow

I have another problem concerning the count-related column-value of SP2010 in a workflow(see also: How to get count related Lookup value programmatically? ). my use-case: I have a column "actual ...
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Is there any way to validate site ID without instantiating SPSite?

I need a fast way to ensure that site ID is correct. Instantiating SPSite seems to be quite expensive, so may be there are other options to do this.
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Best way to create a Drafts List and save and Load entries from another list?

So, I have a Custom List named "Events". Now I'm searching for a best practice to create "drafts" for the list items of the list, because there might be some events (monthly/ annually) which have ...
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Add a Three-State Workflow by Code?

I want to add a three-state-workflow to a list. I know how to add this via Designer but - to keep manual works low - I want to achieve the same goal by Code. This is what I need: Add a three-...
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Hide SPContenType in use

I'm trying to hide (or remove it from the new button drop) a SPContentType that is already in use via Powershell scripting. Even if before: $SPContentType.Hidden = $true $SPContentType.Update() I ...
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SPListitem.SystemUpdate() and incremental crawl in FAST

Does FAST search incremental crawls ignore items that are updated via SPListItem.SystemUpdate()? I am observing conflicting behaviors in multiple environments, so I am not sure what the exact ...
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Stopping #s4-titlerow inline styling SP2010

I have a Masterpage which has custom CSS with some padding on the #s4-bodyContainer on some pages my #s4-titlerow gets an inline style and causes horizontal scrolling. I don't want this inline style ...
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Visio Opens Document in Browser with Error “Already Open for Editing” when Attempting to Save

A user was attempting to edit a SharePoint Standard 2010 hosted Visio file that had been uploaded to a document set. The document would automatically open via Visio's IE plugin. The user could then ...
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Web template using an old version

I've copied the same question I found in an answer in this link because it is happening to me: when I create a new site using powershell or code, it is using an old version of the template. Not ...
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changing language on application page

I am using following code to change the language of HTML form on application page: <asp:Content ID="PageHead" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead" runat="server"> <...
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Adding Javascript function on custom aspx page

I have created custom ASPX page in Visual studio for my SharePoint application. I want to use JavaScript function on this custom page like this: function ChangeLanguage(value) { var today = new ...
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Update SPList.TemplateFeatureId

I need to update the TemplateFeatureId for a couple of lists in our SharePoint 2010 installation. The current TemplateFeatureId points to a feature that is no longer installed in the farm. Both SPList....
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SharePoint 2010 Modal Dialog body color

I have a link which opens my visual webpart inside Modal Dialog. I need to change the background color of Modal Dialog content area..dont want to make change in my custom css which is overiding corev4....
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Can I store a date in a (Sharepoint Designer) workflow-variable?

So... I want to create a workflow to send a reminder-email 7 days before a date specified in a column of a custom list. So far so good, I have very little experience with workflows (created only one ...
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Logout in case of custom STS

I am using a custom STS for SP.The site is SAML token enabled with SSO implmentation. The logout is not working properly.How do i implement custom Signout .do i need to clear the SP session or clear ...
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remote deploy sandbox

I am trying to set up TFS build to deploy our solution to test server. The build executes some scripts remotely (from build server) on the test server. Everything works, including commands like New-...
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PublishingStartDate in Content Query web part

How to process PublishingStartDate properly in XSLT of SharePoint 2010 Content Query web part (CQWP)? CQWP sends e.g. Modified date of a page (row element) in format “YYYY-MM-DD…”. ...
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Feature Stapling and SPWeb.Navigation (Top Nav bar or quick launch) changes not applying

I am using feature stapling to add a feature to all sites in a web application. This feature creates a list, creates a site page, creates a WebPart, adds the WebPart to the site page, and then it is ...