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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
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2010 Quiz - Can anyone help update the guide?

I've been working through this excellent guide for creating a quiz within SharePoint although this guide is for 2007 and I am struggling working round the differences. Has anyone got an updated ...
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how to create a roster sheet in sharepoint 2010

This is about training management, when an employee requests for training, it goes to approval workflow and once approved, it is like the employee is enrolled. Once it is approved I want a roster ...
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building application that uses templates client side vs server side

Hi I'm building an application that uses templates to create subsites using JSOM. I have one SC and a team site that I have customised. I've saved the team site as a template and then using jsom am ...
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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

Can any one explain me difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable files and what are prons and cons each one
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Approval Process

I'm trying to implement a simple approval process in SharePoint Designer. Everything is running smoothly except for one thing. People who weren't assigned to the tasks are able to approve/reject the ...
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Full-Trust Solutions on SharePoint Online Dedicated

I am trying deploy a solution to SharePoint Online (SPO), after looking at documentations about SPO, I found only Sandbox Solutions and Apps can be deployed to SPO, but my solution is a Farm Solution. ...
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Approve/reject buttons are greyed out when approver tries to approve workflow task

I hope that I can get some help on this issue. Currently I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 which allows users to submit a form through InfoPath. I set up the workflow so that when the user ...
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Document Template with Picture Placeholder

I'm working on setting up a SharePoint 2010 list to copy new data to a Document Library with a document template. This allows a new Word document to be automatically created with the template. (more ...
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Get attachments from sharepoint list with powershell

I made this script : $webUrl = "http://site.fr/" $library = "Qualified Information" $spSite = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite($webUrl) $w = $spSite.OpenWeb() $l = $w.Lists[$library] ...
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Bulk edit libraries from different websites

We are working with different Web Sites which are coming from the same template. All website have the same Libraries and Content Types. It worked very well until yesterday. Now we need to change one ...
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Force checkout not working with Edit (link to edit item) column in SP2010

Could someone be so kind as to check the following in their 2010 environments. Create a doc library Turn on force check-out Turn on versioning. Add the "Edit (link to edit item)" column to the ...
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New Search Scope

I'm creating a new search scope which is set to include all content from a specific sub site. I am aware that I need to wait for the scheduled (or manual) update to run before the scope is ready ...
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Check for mandatory fields while saving Sharepoint Item programmatically

I have a Mandatory field in a list. I need to save the item and not create the item. I need to implement the it using custom JavaScript and not use the save button on the new form. Also need to ...
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Unable to submit infopath 2010 form - Issue with just one user

We have a infopath for that submits data to a form library. The form works just fine for all the team members but one user is unable to submit the same. The root cause of this issue is that the ...
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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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Using a template folder structure

In my team, we're all new in SharePoint and want to use it for our project file storage. A template folder structure consists of 7 folders in one main folder. 6 of this 7 folders need special ...
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Move InfoPath customized SharePoint List form to another SharePoint site (TEST to PROD)

I have created a custom SharePoint List form using InfoPath Designer 2013. I have followed directions on several blogs (here, here) on exporting the source files and then modifying the manifest.xsf ...
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Retrieve all content from a web and it's sub webs using web services

I am trying to retrieve the content of a SharePoint database, i.e. the subwebs and corresponding Pages lists, using the available SharePoint 2010 Web Services. I can get a collection of all the ...
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2010 Sharepoint site is not showing scroll bars in IE 11

We switched to IE 11 from IE 8 and the vertical scroll bars are gone on our SharePoint 2010 sites. I know about the compatibility view, but I am not clear what is the best way to implement it in the ...
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Are there any problems with enabling Publishing Features on a Team Site?

I have a team site that we created for our department to use. It has a custom master page that we built. I want every subsite to use that same master page. I found that when I enable Publishing ...
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Multiple Criteria Lookup in Parent List

I have a list of projects (Project List) and another list of periodic status updates (Status Update List) related to each project (one-to-many). I need a lookup column in the Project List that ...
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Get List items using Sp Services on content approval enabled List

I have enabled Content approval on SharePoint List. Able to access all the items that are in pending state through Sp-services Getlistitems. Unable to get data in soap once item is approved or ...
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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. The one ...
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How to update a list item's Workflow Status field?

I have created an Approval field for my list programmatically: var fieldName = mylist.Fields.Add("Approval", SPFieldType.WorkflowStatus, false) see this msdn article Now I want to add list item ...
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One page not prompting for credentials

I have a page that contains a list view web part configured to show custom view of a form library. The list view web part has a filter set as Created by == [ME] Every page I access in the site ...
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Custom State Machine Workflow with navigation based on user input

Here's what I have to do: I have a list of items called Projects, and for this I have developed a custom display form called DisplayProject.aspx, and a custom State Machine Workflow. I have to put a ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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Find a div in a SharePoint page from code behind [Visual Webpart]

I have created a custom page layout with a div tag in it. I am trying find this div from a visual webpart code behind,but the control is always null. Page Layout <div id="abc" ...
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SharePoint 2010 OOTB filtering and sorting is not working in XsltListViewWebPart in Arabic

I am working on a multilingual site in English and Arabic. I have some pages with XsltListViewWebPart to view custom lists with no more than 12 fields to display. These are connecting webparts and ...
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Hide multiple Group By Columns

For a list I have 2 group by columns. Via a CEW i have added the following code .ms-gb a:first-child{ display:block; visibility:hidden; } .ms-gb a:link > img { display:inline; ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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Encapsulating Sharepoint Task Activities into Custom Activity

I have couple of complicated (and long) workflows, I am seeing a pattern of using the "Create Task" -> On Task Created -> While [ On Task Changed ] activities. I am thinking of creating a custom ...
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Excel Web Access web part real time update

I have the following scenario and would very much appreciate any advice: I exported a list /System/Examples to Excel and then saved it as Testing.xlsx to a different document library: ...
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how to access patches programatically

I know I can access the SharePoint-buildversion using (Get-SPFarm).buildversion in PowerShell. I also know that by accessing /_admin/PatchStatus.aspx from central administration I can view each ...
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Is there a way for SharePoint 2010 to measure keyword density of PowerPoint files in a library?

I am creating an archive of reports (PowerPoint files) and I am trying to find out if there is a way for SharePoint to scan each document, count how many times each word is used throughout the ...
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Implementing a Custom ASPX Page That Uses a Custom Database

I know how to create custom ASPX pages and a deployment package, but I need to implement a custom ASPX page in SharePoint 2010 which uses its own custom database. Please advise me how to do this.
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Need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in Sharepoint 2010

We need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in SharePoint 2010. Currently reference is given to newdocset.aspx of _layouts folders application pages. Did lot of research, but I got no where.
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Remove manage content and structure for a sharepoint 2010 group

I have a group that needs to be able to submit forms, and add data. However they need to not be able to see the "manage content and structure" link under "site actions". I have found a couple ...
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Understanding ghosting, unghosting, site pages and application pages

well I know definitions of these terms as mentioned: Ghosted pages: Pages which are on file system and not on content db. Unghosted pages : pages which are on content db. Application Pages : normal ...
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I keep getting “Revert to template” whenever I set a custom masterpage for one particular page

I made 2 master pages. One named "reg_page.master" for all the regular pages, still containing the Quick Launch, and another one named "home_page.master" for the homepage only. The homepage has an ...
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How to make workflow update another list item based on a calculation SP2010

I have 2 lists. One list has a quantity field and the other list has assigned quantity field. When a user create or update a new item in the list with assigned quantity. I would like to do some ...
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Export sharepoint site

I am trying to export a site in SP 2010 with export site functionality in Central Administration but it fails. The error message in log is Progress: Exporting List ConvertWordToPDF - ListInstance1. ...
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error when executing update-spsolution

Im trying to update a web part that has been distibuted across our sharepoint intranet and im coming up with an error ive never seen before. Ive googled but cant find any info. Can someone help. ...
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What is __spText1 and __spText2 used for?

Hello I am new to SharePoint and I wanted to make a custom master page. I've stumbled on __spText1 and __spText2 and I was wondering if I can remove them? If not, what do they do / represent? Thank ...
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Publishing in Sharepoint 2010

My question is concerning publishing a SharePoint master page. The SharePoint documents that I work on are under source control and therefore have to be "checked out". Whenever I "check in" a ...
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Is there a list with all cookies that uses SharePoint 2010?

I have to create a list with all cookies that SharePoint 2010 uses. I can't find this information on Microsoft site neither on google. I only find documents about how to create or use cookies and how ...
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site definition master page problem

Ive created a site definition and am trying to reference a custom master page that is installed as a feature. For some reason when i create a site using the site definition i get a filenotfound ...
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How can I change the default browser loaded from SharePoint Designer 2010?

If I am in SharePoint Designer 2010 and select an item in a folder, and press F12, IE automatically pops up. I would like it to be Chrome. How can I adjust this setting in SharePoint? Thanks!
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Does renaming Windows domain impact SharePoint?

My setup is following: I have SharePoint 2010 running on Windows 2008R2 and another server running SQL Server 2008. AD DS/Domain controller is on same server as the SharePoint. My SharePoint isn't ...