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For a single user test environment, is Intel Core i5 5200U, 16gb enough?

I have read that SharePoint absolutely requires a quad core processor, but the options here are very limited. This is what I would like to do: buy a laptop, install VirtualBox, install SharePoint 2010 ...
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Update List items using workflow - multiple items

I have two SharePoint lists, one list contains Tools and the other list contains Jobs. On the Jobs List, I enter a new job. I then will select the Tools needed for the job. The Tools are in a lookup ...
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How do I get my SharePoint 2010 Management Shell to open to PS C:\> instead of PS U:\>?

Whenever I open my SharePoint 2010 Management Shell on my remote desktop, it opens to PS U:\> rather than PS C:\> as it does on my coworker's machine. How do I get it to automatically open ...
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deny access to default page of web but allow access beneath

I have a site in SharePoint 2010 (call it www.thesite.com) containing several subsites containing various reports arranged by category - www.thesite.com/cat-a, www.thesite.com/cat-b, etc.. and one ...
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Set Add / Edit / Display Form Views

I have looked a good bit and found several tutorials regarding how to set different views for the Add, Edit, and Display pages for my SharePoint 2010 form library. Most of these mention using the ...
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No synchronization with Slides in SharePoint 2010 Slide Library?

I'm working with a slide library in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. When copying slides to a presentation and checking the "Tell me if this slide changes" box, a synchronization icon SHOULD show up under ...
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Get the internal names of User Profile activities 'Blog Posts' and 'Blog Comments under 'Activities I am following'

I am using a PowerShell Script (dont remember the link from where i referenced this) that updates (Checks/Unchecks) the activities under 'Activities I am following'. I also ran a script to get the ...
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User Permissions Access Denied SharePoint 2010

I have a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and hierarchy of 2 subsites( sitecollection/subsite1/subsite2) under that. I am dealing with subsite 2. Sub site 2 doesn't inherit permissions from its ...
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File not displaying in library's all items view

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When I have uploaded a file into a document library from the browser, it is showing a message "uploaded successfully" but it is not showing in ...
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Microsoft SharePoint is not supported with version 4.0.30319.225 of the Microsoft .Net Runtime

So, the story is the following: I just joined a team of an existing sharepoint project, sharepoint is installed RTM on all environments, from DEV to production. But because its 2 companies working ...
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Copy sharepoint list items across different farms

I am trying to copy items to a list but it sits on a different farm in the same domain. Please point me in the right direction. Some of the code is as below: string _destination = null; ...
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Deactivate the link of lookup-fields (2010)

On our solution (SP Foundation) we multiple lists with quite some lookup fields. Some of the lookup fields are user fields who link to the user info list, and we don't want that to happen. Of ...
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Moving a Document from a Library to Another Library residing in the same Subsite only Retains the Latest Version History

I am moving a document from a library to another library and I am having this issue wherein only the latest version history is being retained after moving the file to another library. The two ...
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How to add SharePoint List as a data connection option in SSRS report?

I want to create a report with SSRS that consumes data from SharePoint list. When I add a data source, all the options other than the SharePoint List are displayed in the "Add Data Source" box. I am ...
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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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Page creation in Sharepoint for styling

Should I create page using "Page From Master" in master pages in navigation in Sharepoint designer or create a Webpart page or ".aspx" page in sharepoint designer or using "site Actions" and attach a ...
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i have 3 columns name,gender,salary in gender i have [on hold]

i have 3 columns name gender salary in gender i have drop down menu in that male/female/others are there if i select others another two boxes will appear in that boxes one should mandatory to fill how ...
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microsoft.sharepoint.client.clientcontext does not contain a definition for 'Credentials'

I am trying to pass userid and password through the clientContext.Credentials method, but i am getting the below error microsoft.sharepoint.client.clientcontext' does not contain a definition for ...
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Can I create a link that when clicked creates a new list item.

I dont have access to SharePoint designer :(. My goal is to make a button that says something like "Create new item" and when clicked pulls up the form to create a new item in a list. Is this posible? ...
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Is it possible to setup an email for a site colleciton versus a web application?

I manage a SP 2010 site for my corporation. I have a workflow setup on a document library which sends out emails to users upon workflow activation. I want to change the email address from which the ...
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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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How to create forms and reports using Access database and view the form in sharepoint 2010?

I need to create forms and reports using access database in sharepoint 2010. Require the steps to proceed.I have created the access db first. then i created,desgined the form using access 2010.Now i ...
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Disable mobile browsing for a single website in SharePoint 2010

How to disable mobile browsing for a single website in SharePoint 2010 not all of websites in SharePoint? As far as i know we can disable it as described here or here,but when applying those ...
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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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different version error when restoring a SharePoint site collection

So I created a new single farm SharePoint server for testing purposed (we currently had a live production farm but no testing server). I am trying to restore the back ups of the live server to the ...
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SharePoint restore fails because of newer version

I have installed SharePoint 2010 SP1 on my local developer machine. I wanted to copy a site collection from one of our productive servers (which hasn't SP1 yet but the December 2010 Cumulative ...
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Emailing out an item in shrepoint 2010 to users that don't have access to the site

I am trying to figure out how to email out one item from a list by clicking on a button. Sort of like when you create a print button and it prints out just the one item. I don't want all of users to ...
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How do I limit search results by user permissions?

We're running SharePoint Foundation 2010. Many users use the Search Center to find things that exist on a file share, but there is enough sensitive information in some directories of that share that ...
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Sending email from 2010 workflow in 2013to user granted access through Active Directory group

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise, I have ListA, and grant Active Directory group GroupA Contribute rights to it. I assign a 2010 workflow to the list which should send an email to the person who created ...
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Filtered Lookup multiple selection

We have list A and list B. List B has a lookup column from the title field of list A. I created a data source with the designer to filtered the lookup values from list A (show lookup value if status ...
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Visio Web Access hyperlinks

I have a problem with Hyperlinks in Visio. I use Visio Web Access and Sharepoint 2010. If I use chrome browser, a single click on the visio shape will navigate to the desired URL, If I use IE 11, ...
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not able to create sub folder in sharepoint document library

I am creating folders in sharepoint document library It works fine when user is having permission to create master folder and subfolder(i am restricting that using event receiver), but when they ...
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Failing to display markup styles dropdown list items

I have issue with SharePoint 2010 and Markup styles on newer browsers. On IE11 and Chrome (haven't tested on Mozilla or Opera, but older IE works) there is issue that when you expand drop-down, all ...
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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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Attach a master page to a new page created in Sharepoint

As you know we can create a page in sharepoint site in browser in "Site Actions" using "create a new page". And by using Sharepoint designer as ".aspx" and ".html" pages. I have created a publishing ...
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How to create custom html page for displaying list information?

I am just learning SharePoint 2010 and have a question about creating custom web pages for displaying information. Here is my situation: I have a list library that the user can filter to see only the ...
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SiteMapProvider for MySites' breadcrumb

My question is regarding the site map provider. I have a breadcrumb in the mysites and i use SPContentMapProvider to build the breadcrumb, but the problem is it always shows 'Home', so if im on my ...
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Compare 4 dates with Workflow 2010

Folks , I have SharePoint 2010 Workflow that needs to send 4 different notifications based on 4 dates(variables) happened . How to get the nearest date then longer then longer ? How to make this ...
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 environment consisting of one Web Front End Server and one Database Server. When I view the event logs on the Web Server I see several errors with the Event ID 6482: ...
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SP2010 + Print Items displayed in List View Webpart

I am trying to print all the items in a list view webpart. Below are some of the things which are making it complex. It should print all items, even if paging is present in list view webpart. It ...
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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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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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How to delete these lists linked to other lists (generated by community feature)?

I activated the community feature on 1 site. For some reasons, the Topics list does not have subject column although everything else works fine. So, I decide to remove everything and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 : Site does not show metadata

On my site, there is no managed metadata services to be selected. However, the services are already up, and can manage all the term stores. Can anybody tell me what thing do i missed? below is a ...
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ArgumentOutOfRangeException after clicking “Stop Editing” on a SP2010 web part page

I am creating a "Dashboard" using a SharePoint 2010 web part page. I have edited the page to move a webpart below another webpart. For some reason now, when I click "Stop Editing" after modifying the ...
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Is it possible to create a form that has optional fields?

I am a total noob when it comes to SharePoint (and 2010 in particular) although I have extensive experience doing web development. My question is that I would like to create a form which has question ...
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SharePoint 2010 Central Administration link not working

I have problem on a SharePoint 2010 Server installation where the Central Admin icon/link (the one in start menu) isn't working. It opens a browser with a URL to the root address of the server, then ...
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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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How to remove group fieldname from Listview WebPart

When using a ListView WebPart on a custom list and enable grouping for a view, the name of the group is always displayed as the first entry I tried to find a way to get rid of the “Category:” label ...