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Left navigation bar customization based on user permissions

I have to change my left navigation based on specific user permission. Is that possible without change in masterpage? I know jQuery is one solution but any other way through we change left ...
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Enabling incoming email for SharePoint document library without Active Directory or Exchange?

This is a high level question. Can I enable incoming email for SharePoint without any involvement from Active Directory or Exchange? From what I have read, integration with Active Directory or ...
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Data access from web part problems

I've been pulling my hair out for about two weeks so far and I'm about on the edge. I want to build a web part that queries and external (not part of the SP farm) database. I'm attempting to port ...
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How to get items from Anonymous access List

I would like to enable anonymous access only one list in my sitecollection to display news on login page of form base authentication.In order to do that I have enable Anonymous access at web ...
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Form won't open in Sharepoint Designer

I'm using Sharepoint Designer (2010) to develop a series of connected lists. I have a number of child-lists and I use the "DispForm.aspx" of my main list to add these 'children'. Recently the ...
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SP version history is different from version history dispayed in Office application

Have you any idea why office application like Excel or Word shows different name in version history than SP version history? This is version history of some Excel file viewed through SP GUI: ... ...
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GetListItem(strUrl) equivalent for ClientContext

I know using server side code I can use GetListItem(url) to get an item using a server relative/absolute url (such as this question) however I cant seem to find the same code using the Client Object ...
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Powershell Script for Deployment and Activating Features SharePoint 2010

I am writing Powershell script for adding my solution,activating solution and at last activation features on my SP2010 server. There are no issues in adding solution and deploying the solution. Issues ...
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How to partial disabling 'Open to Explorer' Ribbon Action

I'm disabling, for all user Rights, the 'Open with Explorer' button in the SPRibbon with the following code: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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SharePoint 2010 100% CPU Usage AreaTemplateSettings.aspx

Whenever I try to go to "Page layouts and site templates" (AreaTemplateSettings.aspx) in Site Settings, the w3wp process spikes to 100% on my SharePoint server and the page never loads. Eventually I ...
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Need help in adding Custom Action to Custom Button!

I am adding a custom button to SP Ribbon with exactly same functionality as OOTB "Save and Close" button. I am trying to add it though custom action but other solutions are welcome as well. My ...
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Pre Cumulative update process

Guys this is the first time im installing a sp2010 CU. I would like to know what i need to do before applying this update to our servers. Specifically what do i need to backup before i apply and any ...
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Sharepoint 2010 site definition one template to create multiple publishing pages

Im trying to create a publishing site definition where I use one file to provision many templates. eg in onet.xml ... <Modules> <Module Name="Landing" /> <Module Name="Test" ...
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External List in Datasheet View

How to I get an External List in Datasheet View? I have a List, whereby I have Looked up a Column from an External List. The column appears as readonly in Datasheet View, but behaves normally using ...
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exporting lists from live to development

Ive created a small equipment calibration system in sp2010 using 2 lists that are linked. Ive made some customisations using sp developer. The team have now requested that the equipment owners are ...
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Can sharepoint enforce section level authorizations in an uploaded office document?

Take for e.g. an excel document. There may be a set of rows in the excel assigned to a person/team to work on. Only that person or team is authorized to edit those rows in the excel sheet. Does ...
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Page Title and Left Nav Localization

My site in SP2010 is in 2 languages (English /French). English is the main language, so when I go to an individual pages properties I can edit the 'Title' field. Currently in my page layout I have ...
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Need to remove 'New!' icon for new items added in Document Library

In our organization 'New!' icon is creating some confusion. Is it possible to remove the icon for some specific libraries only?
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Need a different views for Folders & Files in Document Library

I need a different views for Folders & Files in a Document Library. I want Folders to have different columns & Files in the folders to have different columns. Is this possible?
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how to query greatest ID of each value in a Sharepoint list?

I have a list with two columns (ID,Value). I want grouped list with value columns then select greatest Id of it. ID | Value 1 | 101 2 | 305 3 | 102 4 | 101 5 | 305 6 | 101 Result : ID ...
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Copy file using javascript client object model - new version

I have a solution that adds a custom button to the ribbon in SharePoint 2010 and am using the javascript client object model behind the scenes to copy a file from Library A to Library B when the ...
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Problem while building wsp of a solution containing mutiple projects

I have a SharePoint solution having many projects in it, dlls generated by each project is placed in GAC, now whenever I build the solution and generate the wsp, i can see an old version of a ...
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People Picker suggesting account but still no exact match

I just setup my farm and have the generic admin account and a john.doe user account for me. I am trying to add my account john.doe as the admin for a new site collection or add myself to anything ...
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Custom List - Date limit for new item

I am looking for some help around customizing a list from SharePoint front end as I do not have access to a SharePoint developer. We have a Nomination Form for Awards (custom list). The Awards forms ...
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Data View web part with text filter: show all list items by default?

I followed these instructions and created a Web Part Page and filled it with a Text Filter Web Part and a SP Designer 2010 Data View. The result is I've not got a page where I can filter a list based ...
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How to to add a Content Query WebPart programatically and use a SPSIteDataquery?

This is the current scenario. I have a central site called: XXX. I have many subsites called with the year name: 2012, 2011, 2010, etc. In the central site I have a list called Beneficiaries. In ...
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Display a filtered top-level document library in a subsite?

I got a top level document library with some extra metadata fields such as customer, project etc. I'd like to create a sub site for each project and include a web part which allows managing of only ...
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what is the best way to host a BING map inside a page on Sharepoint 2010 Farm Solution?

I'm new to SharePoint, and could really use some advice: what is the best way to host a BING map inside Sharepoint ? The task I have is: to host a bing map inside a Sharepoint 2010 Farm Solution. ...
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How to return user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity?

How can I return a user or group in SharePoint Designer custom activity? A return type of SPUser seems to be not possible. SharePoint Designer workflow does not recognize the return type. public ...
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How to close a modal using javascript from code behind?

So far I have tried this: Page.ClientScript.RegisterStartupScript(this.GetType(), "closePage", "window.returnValue='http://sp-pubdev:88/Resources/Images/testFile.png'; alert(window.returnValue); ...
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Using '&' in the page title in SharePoint 2010

I have created a page in SharePoint 2010 and in the Title field it reads 'Faculty & Staff'. However, when I view the page in the browser it displays 'Faculty %26Staff'. I have tried different ways ...
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Uploading Documents Choose Destination folder does not work

I have a document library with at least 20 folders in it. When I go to the library to upload a document, the upload document popup window does render properly. - I then click on the choose ...
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View PDF in Browser, Edit in Acrobat

I'd like to have SharePoint handle PDFs in such a way that PDFs will open in a browser, but will Edit in Acrobat. It seems that I can have one or the other: If the DOCICON.xml is configured to show: ...
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how can to find out which cumulative update is installed

Guys ive inherited the admin of our company install of sharepoint. I need to know which CU we have installed. Can anyone tell me where i can find this information?
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How to debug “(500) Internal Server Error.” when calling web services?

I have an application where I am creating a SOAP request by hand and hitting a SharePoint instance. My problem is that the call returns the error: The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal ...
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Set user field value in after properties

I need to set the current user in a field that is User Lookup. I have the following code which works fine for the datetime field but not for the user. It does not return any error, but when I try to ...
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default custome webpart became static on custom site page

I have created a custom site page in sharepoint 2010 and added the following code to it <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" FrameType="TitleBarOnly" ID="Main" Title="loc:Main" > ...
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Versioning in Excel web app

Does anyone know how it's possible to create major and minor versions in the excel web app? When a document is saved, I see that it changes the minor version, but what do I need to do to create a new ...
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Simultaneous working with Excel in SP2010

Is it possible to work with multiple users simultaneous on the same excel document in SP2010? If possible without the excel web app. Extra... Is it possible to work with different versions then? ...
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Set data to Sharepoint Gridview from List and remove appropriate selected columns

I am using c# and I have a SPList with fields such Title and Translation. I want to set Word and Translation into SPGridview. I can retrieve data from my List: string translation = ...
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How to restrict/hide OOTB document libraries creation

Is there a way to restrict the out of the box document libraries like "Document Library" "Picture Library" etc and just have custom document libraries being shown in the pop-up below?
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How do you find and remove the Outlook signature from an email handled by an email receiver in C#?

I can't see a tag in html or even the .eml file that distinguishes the signature in an email (specifically Outlook emails). Is there any way to extract the signature from the email in C#?
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SharePoint 2010 configuration wizard error

The error reads as ok now it clearly states that there is already an iis website of that name but i'm not able toaccess it. what it means is that when i'm trying to find the website on inetmgr.exe ...
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Retrieving search scopes from current site collection

I've did some research on Internet and found some code examples how to retrieve search scopes, but when I try to execute it fails, what do I do wrong? Here is the code: SPServiceContext ...
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Update custom MasterPage for Layouts application page

I am trying to create a application page under _Layouts folder (using Visual studio 2010). It works perfect with default MasterpPage. But if I try to update DynamicMasterPageFile property to my custom ...
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Can a video and a document be stored in the same library

I creating a training portal in Sharepoint 2010 for users to go and help themselves to solutions to problems and how-to documents. We are also creating some simulation videos as an alternative option ...
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Has anyone set up Google Analytics for a public site?

We are already utilizing some of the general traffic tracking with Google Analytics on a public facing internet site, but we may want to move into utilizing more of the Google Webmaster Tools. To do ...
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SharePoint 2010 Organizational Browser Web Part on non-MySite Claims Based start at a defined username

SharePoint 2010 Organizational Browser Web Part on non-MySite Claims Web Application. To get this working first of all I needed to use the following Javascript into the It's been used for the ...
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Default Site Icons have disappeared

I dont know what is wrong with site icons. All icons images are gone, when I see their properties, the path is fine, image is located on that path, but image of that icon is not being appearing at ...
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How do you do your test development from home?

Assuming you don't have a Windows Server machine available from home what do you do to test your deployments? Do you just compile once you're back in the office and have a test box available or do you ...