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How to check if there is any active solution deployment running on the server?

Is there a way to know if there is any active solution deployment running on SharePoint server? I'm wondering how to do this using a PowerShell script?
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SharePoint 2010 print labels for barcodes attached to list items

I have a SharePoint list which I have enabled barcodes. The process works great - a user adds a list item and the barcode gets automatically generated for it. What I need to do is let a user select a ...
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Moving files using ecma script in ribbon custom action

I found this nice article about copying files from one location to another FIXED location. ...
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Limit visibility of Site Content and structure, customize Sitemanager.aspx?

In my current scenario the users would like to move wiki pages from one folder to another. The only way to do this is using the site content and structure and it works fine. However, the site ...
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Moving wikipages inside the same wiki pages library?

By default the option to move to another location is disabled in wiki pages library. In our wiki page library there are many folders and it should be possible for normal users to move from one folder ...
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How to develop in the following environment

Production has 10 servers, 8 app servers, 2 front end. Its own active directory Testing has almost the same. Its own active directory The problem is that at the moment, in the current company ...
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what does “unpublish” page exactly do?

It seems I'm not getting the function of the unpublish button in SharePoint publishing pages. I have a page where I edited and published multiple times. Which means I have multiple major versions and ...
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SharePoint Top Link Bar Tab Color & Site Pages

I'm having a problem with the "Top Link Bar" navigation. I have a certain amount of tabs in the top link bar with Site Pages behind them. Only the first tab colors blue (the home tab). I want the ...
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Explorer view workaround for users without office 2010/ Ribbon customization

We have too many users without office 2010. According to what I read in these 2 blogs, Explorer view will not work in these machines ...
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Fill lists with sample data

Is there a simple way to fill lists with sample data? I have about 10 lists with all kinds of fields, string, int, date, etc. I would like to automate the generation of data for them
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Numerical Search

This is possibly a silly amateur question however it has me completely stumped, and I'd really appreciate any input at this moment in time. Our organisation use large amounts of excel and word ...
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Provision CSS in sites

In my current project, I checked something that was already developed, and there is a webpart project item, which has embedded CSS on the HTML markup. I dont like this way because the code does not ...
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How to log off user from SharePoint site, if the user has been inactive for 20 minutes

How to log off the SharePoint site, if the user is has been inactive for for 20 minutes? Do I need to redirect user to logout page? How would I count the idle time?
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Web Part Page layout

I am not able figure out how to limit the width of the left column of one of the standard Web Part Page templates. The one labeled 'Header, Left Column, Body' works as I would expect it to. The one ...
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JS alerts on leaving SP?

We're going to include links to non-SP web applications in our corporate intranet. For those resources, I'd like to pop up an interstitial dialog/alert to make it obvious to the user that site ...
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Search on site throws 'access denied' error or shows no results

In our to level site collection (which is a portal), and I've set the search center to my enterprise search site collection: /sites/search/pages. When I log in through ADFS and try to search anything ...
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How do I create a sequential workflow in visual studio to update a list column?

I have list in SharePoint with a field that I want to auto-populate based on values of other fields in the row. I would normally use a calculated field but the calculated field doesn't have ...
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Site Logo Propagation

I have created a site and replaced the site logo icon with one I created in the site settings. However, if I create additional pages in the site they display the top bar as expected but with the ...
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Set current context SPWeb focus on SPTreeView

I'm using an customized SPTreeView (UserControl) embed on the masterpage, any ideas how to set the selectedNode that correspond to the contextWeb or using another approach? spregards
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Where to put HTML email template

I am going to customize the request access functionality by changing the application page it must use with a Powershell script. What the users want is an easy way to change the emails with HTML. ...
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Is there a simple way to add paging to ListViewByQuery ?

I'm working with a ListViewQuery component on a webpart and I need to add paging control to it. Is there a simple way to achieve that ? I saw somewhere than just setting the RowLimit property of ...
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How to programmatically create a chart in SharePoint?

I need to create a chart based on items from a list dynamically in a webpart...
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How do I set the property for a custom field type that I am using in my custom list definition?

I have a list definition that will have a title, description, and a few picture fields. Each entry in the list will represent a project. I do not like to use the SharePoint hyperlink/picture field ...
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Connect web part to list on separate Sharepoint Instance

As part of a migration process, I'd like to have a list view on the new environment(SP2010 standard) that's connected to a list in the previous environment(WSS 3). So different servers, site ...
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Add HTML link tag with dynamic SRC attribute to masterpage HEAD section

I need to add a <link> tag with a dynamic src attribute to a custom masterpage <head> section pointing to a current SPWeb library like this: <link rel="alternate" ...
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Multiple mysite hosts + fba

I'm trying to figure out the best way to do this. I need to create a mysite host for an FBA site in SP2010 (I'm already researching the FBA particulars parallel to this, but if anyone could give a ...
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How to give access programatically to a site

In my scenario we want to customize the access request page. We already know how to create an application page, and with a powershell command, instruct sharepoint to use that page instead. ...
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA InfoPath access denied to webservice

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application using Claims based authentication. Anonymous access enabled Windows authentication enabled, integrated Windows authentication, NTLM Forms Based ...
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Understanding Document Library Better

In SharePoint 2010, I have a document library to store some pdf, docs files. I also have some other custom columns in the document library. 1) What is the maximum size / character I can give it to a ...
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Set font size for web part zone

I have SP2010 Web Part Page with several Content Editor web parts in the 'body' Web Part Zone. I would like to set the typeface and point size of the titles displayed in the web part chrome. It seems ...
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SharePoint Email Alert when particular user sends an email

I'm not sure if this question has been asked, but I was wondering is there a way to send an email alert to a user when an email is sent from a certain user in SharePoint 2010. I know you can send ...
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Cluster SharePoint Server into Single SharePoint Server

Please can anyone tell me, what coudld be impact of changing cluster server into standalone server. Presently we have 2 application server and 2 front end server. Due to certain circumstances we ...
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How to detect if my code is running inside SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Is there a way to detect if my code is running inside SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges? class Foo { public static void Bar() { if (CODE_RUNS_ELEVATED) { Debug.WriteLine("You ...
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search center filter by content type

In the current site we have a search center, but we would need to customize it to be able to filter by content type before the user types the search. Thanks
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Workflow for CustomList

I'm creating a Sequential Workflow on a CustomList in viualstudio 2010. My problem is: when I publish the workflow, the list forms (for NewItem, EditItem and so on) get changed and now just contain ...
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Remove meeting workspace creation by using visual studio 2010?

I have read a couple of blogs and post that this is possible with sharepoint designer updating some aspx pages for the events list. However we need this to be easily deployable with a visual studio ...
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How to deploy an aspx to subsite from VS 2010

Is there any chance to achieve this? The sharepoint project and the silverlight web part, which is called by the aspx, are linked by this template. I played with module and feature xml files but i ...
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Use google accounts to log into a sharepoint application

I have a SharePoint 2010 application that is extended for external users to use claims based authentication, now the requirement is that the users should be able to use a trusted social log in ...
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XML Viewer Web Part 'Failed to apply XSLT to the content'

I am trying to use the XML Viewer web part in SharePoint 2010. Using the this XML <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <STOCKQUOTE ROWCOUNT='1'> <RESULT> <ROW> ...
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SPQuery works on ListViewByQuery but not with GetItems

In one of my webparts, I have a ListViewByQuery displaying some elements (or all) of a specified list. The SPQuery is built dynamically depending on the search fields. Here is how I build the ...
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Custom field type - how inherit attributes from base field type

I need to create custom field type which must inherit ATTRIBUTES from inherited field type (e.g. Note). I know how to add custom attribute on my custom type (using fldtypes...xml, custom ascx,...) ...
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Claims authentication with AD

I'm very new at this claims based authentication, and I just set up a sharepoint site with claims, with FBA access through a regular asp.net membership db. This works just fine. What I now need is ...
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~site / ~siteCollection token replacement with sandboxed solutions

It seems you cannot use the ~site or ~siteCollection tokens in an Element.xml when you deploy as a Sandboxed Solution. Has anyone ever seen this behaviour? Code snippet: ...
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Deploying a DataFormWebPart

I have a page with a DataFormWebPart setup to display some data from a subweb. The page is setup ok, the webpart is working. In my solution, I need to create the subweb (that's already working ok) and ...
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AD security groups renamed. PeoplePicker in Sharepoint 2010 still shows old values

Sharepoint 2010. Our IT guys have recently renamed many Active Directory security groups, however PeoplePicker appears to now display both the old name and new name in results. I assume the new name ...
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Difference between wiki pages library and pages library?

I have the following scenario. We have a sharepoint 2010 web template to create sites in our organization.\ After the site is created there is a custom button that activates publishing features. The ...
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PerformancePoint Services 2010 - Reuse dashboards in external standalone ASP.Net application?

I am a newbie to PerformancePoint Services 2010 & Sharepoint 2010. Assuming we have the necessary licenses, we are wondering what is the best option to include the dashboards developed in PPS/SP ...
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Something deleted user data from MySite

One of our users received this warning: The My Site of [USER] is scheduled for deletion in 14 days. As their manager you are now the temporary owner of their site. This temporary ownership gives ...
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Automatically going from List 'new item' page to 'edit item' page

I'm using SP2010 and am working with a list. I'm working with a "Register.aspx" form (In Sharepoint designer) in which I've created a button which is set to re-direct after a save <input ...