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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" Location="Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Removing Workflow Association on Content type programmatically with push to children

I am required to remove Workflow associations on a content type and from all the child content types deriving from this, as well as the list content types, deriving from the derived. ct - A Site ...
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How can I get specific SharePoint site GUID using javascript/jquery

For example: I have a site under this url: http://intranet.contoso.com/news When I open it i would like to read it's GUID for future use in my custom AssetPortalBrowser.aspx url picker. Thanks!
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Custom Edit Form for Document Set

I have a document library with three allowed content types - A, B, and C. A inherits Document Set, B and C inherit Document. Using A's Document Set Settings, B and C are the allowed content types ...
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SharePoint 2010 Lookup Column Display issue

I have a simple list with three lookup columns in it. One LC has 5 items and displays as simple dropdown and there are no rendering issues (So ignore this column now). The other two columns has more ...
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SharePoint timer service for backup/restore

for performing backups, SharePoint timer service should have read/write permission. How i check if SharePoint timer service have read/write permission?
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SharePoint 2010 open JPG files with application

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010. I can't open document library JPG (*.jpg) file in computer application, not in browser (IE). I tried to set "Strict" option in "Browser File Handling" (CA web ...
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what is Backup file location

I want to configure default backup and restore settings. I don't know what backup location should I use? I use this location: \\myserver\myfolder is that correct? I got following error: Directory \...
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Migrating SharePoint Features from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I try to Migrate a SharePoint 2003 (WSS 3.0) to SharePoint 2010. I do it with the detach database method. After I run the test-spcontentdatabase to the restored contentdatabase. I get some errors ...
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How to get default content type of list programmatically

How can I get default content type of sharepoint list programmatically?
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Having Trouble Upgrading From Trial

I have a SharePoint 2010 Trial install, I'm trying to upgrade the license type to Enterprise, but am running into an error and cannot determine any details. I go to the upgrade and migration section, ...
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Get the Size of a Document Set

I have a document library full of document sets and I need to figure out the size of each document set including their contents. However I do not have access to the server nor the ability to touch it ...
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Create Publishing Page using Client Object Model (Jquery)

I am trying to create a publishing page (site page) using SharePoint 2010, Jquery, Client Object Model. Any reference or help will be appreciated. Let me know if any more details are required.
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get string from another method after setting it with SelectedIndexChanged event of asp-net dropdown

So I'm creating a contact form for my event management system at the moment. I've got a Visual Webpart including private string selectedEmail; as a variable after declaring my class in code behind....
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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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Can't find WebApplication scoped feature

I've deployed a wsp that has 2 features. The one scoped at a web level is listed where I'd expect to see it and activates without a problem. The feature scoped at a web application can't be found ...
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How to open Modal Dialog by clicking on link inside email

I have a javascript function inside my custom.js and its included in masterpage. I am using a product called Nintex workflow which shoots an email to the approver and inside email body i want to ...
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Convert Field To FieldLookup using ClientContext

I need to get a FieldLookup from a list (already queried). First line in the below code errors out "Unable to cast Field to FieldLookup". Yes, the field I am trying to retrieve is a lookup field only. ...
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Unable to complete installation of June 2012 CU for SharePoint 2010

We have a four server farm. After laying down the bits for the June 2012 CU on all four servers, our system administrator began to run PSCONFIG on each of the four servers (I know, I know...) None of ...
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How to activate content type on specific web?

I have site collection ex: http://microsoft.com/ and i got few child webs: http://microsoft.com/news/ http://microsoft.com/somethingelse/ <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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SharePoint 2010 and SSRS 2012 Setup and Licensing

I am trying to setup SSRS 2012 in Integrated Mode so that I can attach my SharePoint to it. The issue that I am having is that it seems like Microsoft removed integrated mode and switch to using ...
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SPv4 - Alerts based on view - What are the limitations?

The quick version (SP2010 Enterprise): What requirements/limitations are there for being able to assign a view to an alert? The full explanation: I've been playing around with creating alerts via C# ...
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How to get SPUser from FBA login name

I have a Form Based Authentication login name login_name how to get an SPUser object for that login name. I have tried the Web.EnsureUser(string.Format("c:0-.f|role|{0}", name)); but it gives me ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Deployemnet from DEV to UAT

I have Sharepoint 2010 DEV and UAT sites. I have made some changes in DEV workflow and I want to deploy the changed workflow to UAT site. I have created the workflow template and saved .wsp file to ...
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SendToOfficialFile submitterEmail not working

Using the SendToOfficialFile method (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee546921.aspx) I move documents to the records center. The problem is that the "modified by" field is not updating with ...
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Sharepoint 2010 see list of rss subscribers

Is there a way to see a list of the subscribers to an RSS feed of a blog site?
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SP2010 User Profile Service - Incremental Sync not working

we have a sharepoint 2010 fram with 2 WFE and 2 App Server. On one App Service we have activated the user priovile Service and user provile syncronisation service. If i start a full syncronisation, ...
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One document version of truth but needs to be accessed from multiple locations

I have a need sometimes for one document to be referenced in several subsite document library locations. Any ideas what the best approach for this is?
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What populates the People Picker / Address Book

I'm sure I already know this... that or it is really simple but what setting, connection or page decides who is shown in the People Picker / Address Book? Is it simply who is in your AD, determined ...
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How do I run a Workflow on a Task List as the Current User instead of Item Creator?

I've created a Workflow in SharePoint Foundation 2010. It creates items in a task list. (Collect Data From User) There is a workflow on the second task list that runs when the task is changed. For ...
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Send emails to multiple recipients via contactform webpart

Happy new year everyone, so I'm creating a contact form webpart for my event management system at the moment which has a checkbox "send to all attendees". I'm using the SPUtility.SendEmail method to ...
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How to Filter DataView WebPart (DVWP) from Query String?

I have a Web part page which has two web part. 1) Visual Web part Containing Drop Down List. Drop Down is filled with data from column of Pages Library. 2) DVWP pulls data from Pages Library. Now ...
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“Publishing Portal” vs a “Publishing Site with Workflows”

I am creating a new site and the business hasn't requested anything specific for publishing with workflow needs, so at the moment the default top level site is a Team Site. What is the best practice ...
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Cannot use PowerPoint 2010 with Slide Library

I am trying to use PowerPoint 2010 with a slide library. When I click Upload > Publish Slides within the slide library, I get the error "This feature requires Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Either ...
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Modal Popup from the InfoPath 2010 Browser Enabled Form

I need to open a popup window to display help messages (Large text) related to fields in the infopath form. I have developed a application page to display the popup messages on click event of a ...
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Tag not closed error in Datafeed

When accessing the standard data feed for a list I get the following error: Errors in the high-level relational engine. The following exception occurred while the managed IDataReader interface was ...
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Remove LI wrapper from Content Query Web Part / ContentQueryMain.xsl

I have done a fair amount of experminting with this but cannot get it to work and I'm now looking for pointers or working examples. I want to customise the output of the Content Query Web Part to ...
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Is a ContentType worthwhile/necessary in this situation?

I'm creating a custom List Definition. I've previously been told that I should create a ContentType, and a ListDefinition from that. But this seems to mean a lot of duplication in my project files. So ...
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One document library or multiple document libraries?

I am using Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. What is the best practice for creating document libraries? ie how many and where to put them? I have standard business units which will exist as their own ...
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Library/framework to help Sharepoint development?

I am looking for a Sharepoint library or framework to help speed my development on an upcoming project. Just like jQuery made writing Javascript so much easier, is there an equivalent for Sharepoint? ...
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How to calculate Search Admin Database size?

In the section entitled "Calculate Storage Sizing" in the technet article here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg750251.aspx?ppud=4 there are a number of useful formulas for calculating ...
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sharepoint e-mail subscription customize description

I would like to replace the email addresses in the description column in the subscription list with a customized description. I would like to see the company name the subscription is for. It would ...
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SQL 2008 r2 architecture for multiple clients(farms)

I am trying to plan out an ideal environment to support 5-10 clients in Sharepoint 2010. I have decided to create a farm for each client but I am not sure how to deploy the SQL server architecture. ...
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format mysite user profile property

does anybody know how i can format a user property value in a mysite. I need to re - format the employees work telephone number that is fed from AD via UPA. Ive edited the xslt of the people search ...
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SharePoint 2010 NewForm.aspx Lookup Fields Issue

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation site that has recently been upgraded from WSS 3.0. The upgrade was completed successfully with no glitches. However, ever since I have upgraded the site I have ...
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Adding Report Viewer Control on Custom Web Part ASCX Control

I am trying to use Report Viewer control in one of my custom web part (on ascx) of SP 2010. As I drop the report viewer control on my ascx it register its assembly on top with assembly version 10.0.0....
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SharePoint 2010 User Code Host service stops

When I try to deploy any SandBox Solution I receive following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Retract Solution': Timeout occurred while running the SharePoint Sandboxed Code service. ...
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Can I change Type of Default SharePoint Columns?

My question is Simple. I want to Change Type of SharePoint Default Column (Site Column) like Title. I want to Change its type from Singe Line of Text to Look Up. Is it Possible ?
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How to make rest or soap queries on a large list in SP2010

I have a list which has exceeded the sp2010 list view threshold of 5000 items. Despite filtering the default view (or creating a new filtered view) with less than 5000 items, SOAP and REST queries ...
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Are there any risks when allowing only HTTPS traffic to a SP site?

We'd like to do away with any pesky additional AAMs, and also not have to worry about extending our web applications more than we need to - our implementation is very straightforward, and having extra ...