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Difference between Sharepoint Server & Sharepoint Foundation

What is the difference between Sharepoint Server & Foundation. To what I know, Sharepoint foundation is one of the editions other being Standard & Enterprise (as seen here ...
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Google Analytics for an Intranet Site

I installed the Google Analytics tracking code in an intranet site, it works properly. But my concern is, are there any security risks of using it for an intranet site? simply, is it ok to use Google ...
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How to get the url name of a subsite from a webpart?

Salvete! I have a web-part (sp 2010) with a web-page viewer that loads a custom aspx page. I need to get the url of the current subsite from the aspx page. In other words, if the path in my browser ...
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Search results missing for web application for external connections

We have SharePoint exposed externally via ForeFront TMG. The SSL connection terminates at TMG and is then proxyed internally over HTTP. Our "hosted" application is accessed internally by ...
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Reporting Services, get data from any Sharepoint List

I am trying to build an SSRS (2008R2) report based on a Sharepoint (2010) List. The main problem is that the List on which the report will run has to be a report parameter.I know what the list ...
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ListInstance with predefined data, prevent adding records to list with same name on deployment

I have a feature which on activation has to create a list called Scanners. Only one column from the list (Title) is actually used in my app. The list needs to be pre-populated with some values. To ...
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how to access Taxonomy change log

I can see audit log at web application level, but how can I see audit log for modifications in managed metadata application content and schema changes? Thanks in advance
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Setting individual WFE config setting

As per my understanding SPWebConfigModification class modifies the web.config across the farm, including all WFE. Are there any workaround to set some WFE specific web.config setting, like licence key ...
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How to insert picture into your Word document?

I have a Document Library with column type Hyperlink or Picture (Signature). How to insert (Signature) into your Word document? I find this link for insert Picture into word. I problem is : How do ...
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SharePoint Customize People Search

I just configured "User Profile Synchronization" service on my SP2010 box..now I want to come up with my organization Directory..my Organization offices are in different cities and one office is in ...
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How to Upload File to Virtual Directory?

Salvete! Is there a way in Sharepoint to have a file be uploaded to a location in a custom virtual directory instead of sharepoint? I have about 120 users, all of whom need to deliver to our server ...
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Deployed Timer Job not taking new code when deployed

I've realized recently that, when re-deploying (either manually or through vs2010) my timer job feature package, the updated execute code is not being deployed. Strange yea. Essentially, I'll ...
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LDAP Authentication - connection string

I am setting up claims auth for a site which needs to use LDAP. The connection needs to be made using a certain user account so I need to pass in the password. Does anybody has an example of a ...
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Extend Win Auth Webapp to use Forms Auth

Is it possible to extend an existing web application (configured to use classic mode authentication) to use claims authentication? When I try to extend the web app I don't see a option to pick ...
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Auditing Metadata for folders

I am using Folders in Sharpeoint 2010 Foundation to create document sets as document sets are not supported in Foundation edition. I have created a custom content type inherited from Folder, and I ...
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Get content of Multi-Line text field in Sharepoint 2010 Data Services

I am using listdata.svc service to retrieve data from Sharepoint 2010 I have a List and it has a Multi-Line text field which has append option on. when you append text to multi-line text field, it ...
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how to build a custom picker control

I wanted to build a picker control that would work upon a ECT like the out of the box picker but at the same time would also be able to show the picker dialogue based on some filtering criteria ...
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how to get or set ItemPicker control value

I am building a custom form and I am using ItemPicker control to fetch data from an external entity . I am able to fetch the data using the ItemPicker but my next work is to fetch the value from this ...
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View folder content in detail view

I have a structure below; Folder - Sharepoint Folder Component - Custom Folder which is inherited from Folder Deliverable - Custom Document which is inherited from Document when I view a folder ...
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Custom File Type on Upload Menu

I have a custom Content type called Deliverable and it has been inherited from Document content type. but when I go to document library and click on Upload Document button on the toolbar, I only See ...
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Is there any alternative UI for sharepoint Ribbon Control to minimise height?

Sharepoint Ribbon bar is occupying more height space in our application and the business users want this to be avoided somehow. Can anyone suggest any other alternative UI to minimise the Ribbon ...
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How can I generate a list of a given users audiences?

I have a webpart that works off audiences to target content to users in a global portla (content comes form all over) how can I give users the ability to see which audience they are currently in? For ...
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Why the files which are added as link in project are not deployed on SharePoint 2010

I have two projects in my VS solution, a project named "B" is a SharePoint 2010 project which has a mapped SharePoint "Layouts\js" folder and some other project "A". In project "B" I put various ...
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Custom Master Page Issue

I was hoping someone could help me out with a little issue I have in regards to a customized masterpage. A bit of background: I need to revamp our Intranet website upon migration to 2010 so decided ...
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Adding url to the hyperlink field in SpGridView

I have a dynamic Spgridview. I add column in page load. I use this code for add Hyperlinkfield in SPFieldType.URL : string[] url = new string[1]; url[0] = field.InternalName; HyperLinkField link = ...
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custom actions are not visible

I have a custom action for the menu, but I can not see it. 1. I am site collection admin 2. I checked the feature and its there 3. I checked the package and is there 4. I checked the 14 hive and ...
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How can replace the XsltListViewWebPart with a new WebPart?

The list view web part are used by SharePoint to list and library data. When a new list is created, the web part for the list is also created automatically.List view web parts can show one view at a ...
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Modifying 'Manage Permission" level

For SharePoint 2010, Can the "Manage Permissions" permission level be modified to allow; a) creation of groups, b) assignment of permission levels to custom groups EXCEPT Full Control perm level, c) ...
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When to use SPDocumentLibrary?

Since it inherits from SPList and the only way I know to create a SPDocumentLibrary is to convert it from an SPList object using: SPDocumentLibrary lib = (SPDocumentLibrary)list; Why would anyone ...
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What are the technical reasons to go for BIN deployment in SharePoint 2010?

In my current project, the team uses BIN deployment instead of the standard GAC deployment. The application is just a custom application using NHibernate as the ORM framework. I know thats not a good ...
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Can a the version history of a Word document be embedded in the document?

We currently maintain a version history inside our documents, using a simple table with 4 columns: version, date published, comments, author initials. We save documents as PDF before sending them to ...
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Errors when attempting to install a sharepoint 2010 feature

I'm attempting to install and activate a feature containing a Timer Job. When I execute the install-spfeature cmdlet I get the following error. What is the source of my error? PS ...
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Creating a searchable FAQ section in sharepoint 2010

How can i create a FAQ section that I can use a basic search web part to search through the FAQ and display the most relevant results. I am new to sharepoint and need some guidance, thanks.
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Can I use javascript to determine if a list item has a related item or not?

I've got a List in Sharepoint 2010 and I've created a "related item" which has a link to my master list which is set to unique values (so for each item in my master list there is 0...1 child items). ...
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The file name you specified could not be used. It may be the name of an existing file or directory

SPContentTypeCollection listctc = list.ContentTypes; In that line,. I am getting this error: Invalid file name. The file name you specified could not be used. It may be the name of an existing ...
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Add columns to SPView programatically in a DEFINED order

The list has column a,b,f I want to add some columns to the list and to the view. but in a defined order. I want column country and organization to be BETWEEN columns b and F Is it possible? ...
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Column 'Document Id' not added to Library even after activating 'Document ID Service'

To enable document id feature in SP10, I followed the steps mentioned in the following posts: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2011/10/12/document-id-in-sharepoint-server-2010.aspx ...
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SPDispose false positive

I got many warnings from the SPDispose checker like this: ID: SPDisposeCheckID_140 Module: xx.xx.dll Method: xx.xx.Layouts.xx.UpdateWorkspace.Page_Load(System.Object,System.EventArgs) Statement: ...
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hard drive configuration

A section in the TechNet article Best Practices for Operational Excellence (SharePoint Server 2010) states the following: Separate system components into logical drives and use RAID for ...
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EnsureUser throws The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your operation again

I have this code: The EnsureUser Line is throwing me that exception, any idea? The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try your ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Search File Share Returning Incorrect Results

Here's a weird one. We are using Search on an Enterprise install of SP2010. Content source is set to a specific folder in a file share and the search service account has read and execute access to ...
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Email Column auto populated from Created By?

SharePoint 2010. I have a document library and I'd like to have an Email column that automatically fills in from active directory based on the Created By column. Is there a way to do this? Or to ...
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Open txt files in document library in an editor (notepad)

I added some txt files to a document library and would like to edit them in notepad. However, I don't get this option. Is there anyway do to this? I realize this question is similar to: Open txt ...
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SPWebApplication returns null on timer service

I am trying to debug a timer job, its WEB application scoped. When it executes, webapp and sitecollections are null for some reason? Any idea? Update1: I changed a little bit the code, check ...
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Missing Edit Options in SharePoint MySite Ribbon

I am trying to do some heavy customisation to a SharePoint 2010 MySite. I have hit a bug with the SharePoint ribbon editing tools disapearing. When I reset the default mysite.master as masterpage and ...
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When to use List<SPList> vs SPListCollection?

If I have to grab numerous lists which I have the name, URL or Guid of, should I use web.Lists and return the entire SPListCollection or grab the specific ones I need via web.Lists[Guid] and place ...
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How can I pass an argument to a FeatureReceiver during solution setup?

I have this Sharepoint 2010 solution containing 3 projects: Class Library with Model classes Class Library with LINQ to SQL data context Sharepoint 2010 project WCF REST service 3 Visual web parts ...
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response redirect in event handler

I try to redirect user after edit a list to another page in site. So I write this code at the end of my item_updated list handler Response.Redirect("http://www.somewhere.com"); I pretty sure that ...
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import large list in sharepoint 2010

I want to import list from another site in sharepoint 2010. What i'm doing so far is: save list as a template import list template to desired sharepoint site Create list based on imported list ...
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How to know if JS file has been registered in a visual web part?

Let me explain the situation: I have a Sharepoint 2010 solution in VS that contains: Some Model classes A LINQ-to-SQL data context A WCF REST service 3 Visual web parts The web parts calls some ...