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What is the point of the Error Message Correlation ID in Sharepoint 2010

This might sound noob but it's pretty annoying. Instead of receiving a nice error message, SharePoint 2010 throws you a page saying that there is an error and it gives you a Correlation ID. WTF is a ...
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SP2010 - Dynamically resize Page Viewer web-part based on content size

How to change the height and width of a Page Viewer web-part based on the size of the content? Regards, Korak
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SharePoint 2010 file upload via REST api

I am developing application that access files on SharePoint 2010 via REST API I referenced this link, so I made it download and get metadata for documents. But, While I am trying upload file, I can'...
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Vanity URLs or masking mysiteName/sitepages/ to just the URL

All my pages are having the urls www.domain.com/mysiteName/sitepages/Home.aspx www.domain.com/mysiteName/sitepages/1.aspx www.domain.com/mysiteName/sitepages/2.aspx www.domain.com/mysiteName/...
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Connect a SharePoint 2010 Calendar View to Outlook 2010

We would like to present a "My View" of a divisional calendar to users within Outlook. The standard "Connect to Outlook" does a great job of setting up the calendar in Outlook, unfortunately there is ...
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HTTP 503 error accessing Sharepoint excelservice.asmx through SOAP

I work for The Smeal College of Business at Penn State. I am doing a project for the Supply chain program and I am creating an excel workbook in Sharepoint that uses a lot of UDF's. I have no problem ...
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syncing a personal calendar with sharepoint calendars in 2013

Guys i know you cant sync your personal calendar with your team sharepoint calendars in 2010 but i was wondering whether this is now possible in 2013 using exchange 2013. Currently we just send an ...
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SP2010 Calendar Event removal via Outlook Email Cancellation

I've enabled incoming email for my SP calendar and have that working just fine. If I create a meeting through outlook, it populates my SP calendar and my Outlook calendar. If I then cancel the ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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UserProfileService GetUserProfile Modified Date in 2010

I have a problem when loading a UserProfile from the UserProfileService in Powershell. I am able to get a list of properties, however I can't seem to find when the profile was last modified. One ...
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Site Templates vs Copy Site with Manage Content and Structure?

Interesting question just came up from a client: when creating multiple sites from a template, are there any disadvantage to using the "Copy Site" feature via the "Manage Content and Structure" tool? (...
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Issue with deploying webpart in sharepoint 2010

We've created 2 webparts under a single visual studio solution as a farm environment. But after creating the WSP and trying to deploy it to our UAT, we are getting the following error This ...
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Possible to close a Modal Dialog from code behind?

I am popping up a Custom Application Page using a call to SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog. Is there a way that I can close the dialog from the code behind after a user clicks a button?
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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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Backup and Restore Social DB (User Profile Service) Sharepoint 2010

Does anyone know the step by step to migrate User Profile Service (Social DB) from one farm to another different (the server name is different)? I need to restore all site collection comments
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Powershell sharepoint 2010 capture Permissions of folders in library with Broken Inheritance

I am looking for some code to find all users or Ad Group who have some sort of permission in specific folder (with broken Permission) in a specific library of a team-site. With the following code I ...
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Sequential Workflow Delay Activity won't resume

I'm trying build a pause into a Visual Studio Sequential Workflow. I can add steps, then add a delay and it works fine. But any step I insert into the workflow (either before or after the delay) ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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use powershell to list all running workflows

We've got a couple of workflow templates that are running in a bunch of sub-sites. I need to produce a list of all running workflows, but I can't seem to get the workflow names to show up. I can get ...
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Visual Studio 2015 errors with Application Pages

I've just upgraded to Visual Studio 2015 and am now getting lots of error messages when modifying any ASPX page or Web Part in a SharePoint 2010 project that uses databinding syntax within a ListView: ...
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Teamimprover org chart for SP2010 not displaying images

We are using the Teamimprover org chart, (third party software) for SharePoint 2010 but it's not displaying the employee images consistently. We have the most basic default configuration using AD as ...
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Show AlertMe link not working in search results webpart

I checked on the "Show AlertMe link" in the settings in webpart properties of the search results webpart, but the status of it getting changed to unchecked when I edit it again. It is not getting ...
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SharePoint 2010 web application migrate Server 2008 to server 2012 R2 Ajax Control toolkit error

Previous Farm : SharePoint 2010,server 2008,SQL 2008 New Farm :SharePoint 2010,server 2012 R2,SQL 2014 Goal : migration web application to new server Steps : create backup whole farm full ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Move files into sub-folders in Library in SharePoint 2010

I have been trying to find a way for this one but haven't been able to. It may be right under my nose, so here it goes. We have a Library with couple of folders, sub folders and files. I have been ...
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Exporting discussion board with all the replies

Is there any way to export a discussion board to Excel with all the replies? I've tried clicking on Export to Excel from the ribbon, but what I get isn't what I want as this does not give me the ...
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Custom Callout menu display the document metadata , when item is opened

How to display all the metadata for a document in a callout menu ? I am looking to display all the metadata for a document when you click and open a list item call out option . By default , the ...
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Sharepoint wysiwyg editor not working in IE

When opening our sharepoint (2010) site and trying to edit an element in Internet Explorer, it just shows the editor toolbar blank. The field itself contains text - as you can see from the second ...
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Hiding Column on a List View with Grouping

I have a list that I need to dynamically hide columns on based on user. Sort of a rudimentary Column Level security type deal. This is being done through Javascript and JQuery to simply not display ...
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Crawling Hidden Fields with PowerShell Created Crawled Properties

I've been trying to add ows__vti_ItemHoldRecordStatus as a crawled property to allow a search of held documents. (It appears to correspond to the hold status of an SPListItem.) I can successfully add ...
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Migrating files from one SharePoint to another

I having issues migrating files over from one SharePoint to another, I have attempted to zip and "7zip" them using the explorer view from one site and then extract them on to the other size I am ...
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SharePoint 2010 Infopath problems in Edge

On one of our SharePoint 2010 websites we display InfoPath Forms through the InfoPath Form Web Part. This works great in most browsers, but we recently found out the forms are not loading in Edge (...
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InfoPath in SharePoint Online giving critical error

We migrated InfoPath from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online through Sharegate. The form loads default values. When I open form it gives me below critical error : The form could not be ...
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SSRS Dataset valid, but data does not show up in generated reports

I have created a Sql Reporting Services Report from a SharePoint list. I am creating this report in Microsoft SQL Server Report Builder. When I hit "run query" on my dataset in the query designer, I ...
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Custom list - item level permissions - Sharepoint 2010

I have looked at all articles I can find on this but I haven't found a straightforward answer. I have a custom list....I want it so that only one user can answer a specific question item in this list,...
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Cannot be blank as rule in sharepoint designer and infopath

Is there a way inside workflow rules to make this rule: "if field A is not empty, then field B cannot be blank"?
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Pass asp:TextBox value to selectcommand=“” [closed]

I have a textbox and button <asp:TextBox runat="server" id="sptxtbox"></asp:TextBox> <asp:Button runat="server" Text="Button" id="sptxtbut" /> When I click the Button I need it to ...
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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (i.e. DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The ...
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How to prevent webpart replication on custom layout after feature re-activation?

Every time I'm activating the feature that contains my webpart, a new webpart instance is added on the page layout. I just want to this web part being replace by it's new version? What is the ...
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Grayed out Managed Metadata Fields in Document Information Panel on first open

I have a problem with the DIP and Managed Metadata columns. We have a SP2010-Farm and the clients are running on Windows 7 with Office 2010. After a user logs in for the first time of the day and ...
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Manual refresh button for SP2010 Web Part

I'm a novice SharePoint user. I have been given a task to build a manual refresh button for a web part that displays certain fields from a list. The native refresh button is not a feasible option for ...
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Changes not reflecting to extended site

We have extended web application for FBA users. I did changes to master pages of main site, still the changes are not reflecting in extended site. What could be the reason? How can I make the ...
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Can I achieve conditional formatting on a gantt chart?

I have created a Gantt view on a list, showing the Gantt chart and several columns. One of my list columns is a R/Y/G status column. I would like the cell that displays the R/Y/G status to show the ...
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Unable to get User details in SharePoint 2010

I am using following code to get user details.... function getUsers() { $.ajax({ url: "/_vti_bin/ListData.svc/UserInformationList", type: "GET", headers: { "...
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How can I filter based on Choice fields when using ListData.svc in SharePoint 2010?

I have a list that I'm trying to query using ListData.svc. I am trying to pull back records within a date range and with a particular value from a Choice field checked. If I use Lists.asmx, I can ...
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Custom List in SharePoint 2010

New to SharePoint so giving it a crack. I created a custom list by importing a spreadsheet. Some time ago, I tried to delete it but I believe I just deleted the webpage used to display the content ...
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Retention Policy on Sharepoint 2010 as “Move to another Place”

I have to apply Retention Policy to all Documents and list contents. The condition for the policy is that documents and list data older than 3 years move to another location. This location should be ...
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401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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Remove-SPUser failing: Item does not exist

Having some trouble with an existing sharepoint 2010 user. I've reached the point where I just want to delete the user, however this is also failing. Within powershell, I can successfully "get" the ...