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SharePoint does not exist in the namespace Microsoft

this probably isn't the best place to ask but can you help me with this? It relates to a SharePoint tool which is being developed. The compiler error is: The type or namespace name 'SharePoint' ...
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Why are my content ratings not displaying correctly?

I have a SharePoint site with the "content ratings" feature enabled. This is how it displays on one of my pages with a list view: All's good so far, right? Except, I've actually rated each of these ...
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SPListitem.SystemUpdate() and incremental crawl in FAST

Does FAST search incremental crawls ignore items that are updated via SPListItem.SystemUpdate()? I am observing conflicting behaviors in multiple environments, so I am not sure what the exact ...
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SPD Workflow Approval Task- Unexpected Error When Viewing Task

I have a SPD 2010 workflow that is starting an approval process and assigning a task to a user. I'm running into an odd issue. When a user with contribute permissions on the Task list tries to view ...
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custom site template uploaded and activated in site solution gallery are not comming in custom template

i had recently migrated my web application from SharePoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013. One of my site are having custom site templates which are used to create Sub Sites. now i can find those templates ...
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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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Can you show a list (ex calendar) from a subsite to the parent site in Sharepoint Foundation 2010

I have several departmental subsites that have calendars, or announcement webparts that I would like to roll-up to the parent site so the staff member that adds it to their site, doesn't have to ...
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Pass resource file values to web part settings

I've created a page layout which has a content by query web part embedded in it. I would like to have the CQWP pre-configured as much as possible so that the user doesn't need to make changes after ...
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A new shorter URL for a Host-named site collection?

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment that has a Web Application which has 15 site collections. One of the site collection is a Host-named site collection, and its URL is: (http://Sales.Corp.com/). ...
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Set Managed Metadata Value on SP2010 Item using JSOM

Okay I am fairly sure that I've searched through everything, but I can't seem to figure out how to set a managed metadata value for an item using JSOM in 2010... Why can't we just upgrade to 2013... ...
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Syntax to declare a hyperlink field value (both Url and Description)

In my list instance I'm attempting to pre-populate a data row with this hyper link: Project Link However I can't locate documentation and none of these guesses at syntax work: <ListInstance ...
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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Style Library/Images folder problem

I have developed a portal couple of months back using SharePoint 2010. My images are in "Style Library/Images" folder. It was working fine and whatever images ive places from that image library on ...
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How to trigger a click event for a column item in SPGridView control

I have created a SPGridView control in a visual web part project. This control displays all the folders inside a Document library. I have used SPBoundField to the display the column data. Is it ...
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Media Web Part Never Show control bar and title bar

I need to put a media webpart in a page, which will automatically play a video in loop mode. However, I don't want the controls bar at the bottom which remains there permanently, and the Webpart ...
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Task list does not allow group by people picker column created later

We have a list created using task list template. Later on we added an Item content type to it and created an Action Owner column of type People Picker. But when we tried to create a view group by ...
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Backup/Restore List Views [duplicate]

I have a staging SharePoint 2010 environment which I have created quite a few List Views. I would like to move these Views to my production server. I could not find any way to do it via backup and ...
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How to know if the expanded node in a TreeView control is a list node or a folder node

I have created a tree view structure using TreeView control in Visual Web part. This structure shows all the document libraries and the folders inside it. Is there a way to know whether the expanded ...
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Why aren't multiple-item checkboxes showing in my library's view?

The column containing checkboxes allowing users to select multiple documents isn't visible on one of my list views. I have the value for Document Library Settings ▶ Edit View ▶ Tabular View set to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create link to document library content type

Have a document library with multiple content types, each using a template. Example, user click on 'New Document' > 'Content A' and a Excel form will open. I'm trying to create links (buttons to be ...
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Overcome List View Threshold with OR filter?

I have a list that multiple different people of different roles have to use. There are "submitters", "targets" and "managers" (specifically called "Created By", "Assigned To" and "DM", erspectively, ...
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PIE.htc in layouts folder can't be accessed by other users?

We are using csspie.htc and currently placed it in _layouts folder, because that's where it gets referenced properly. However, other users with more limited-access (Read) seems to not be able to ...
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Where did my “edit” checkboxes go?

I just made a new view, and the checkboxes to select files (or select ALL files) have vanished from the view. I still have the drop-down to the right of the document name. I've been through all the ...
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Show row number of list item

We have a list which should be display the row number of the item. A calculated column doesn't work. So I worked with the SharePoint designer. I added different "code" to my column but number 1 ...
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Excel Web Access Web Part won't display workbook

We've recently upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and we are trying to get the Excel Web Access web part to work. Excel Services is running if that's required, the workbook location is configured ...
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Build a visual web part that shows a document library

Ok so I need to build a visual web part (Has to be Server side and done in visual studio c#) that shows a document library. On selection of the document library, the web part must output the entire ...
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How do I add an extra field/column to a list form?

I have a field named Title in a link list (it's one of the default fields), but try as I might, I cannot programatically add it to the default view, edit, and new forms. SharePoint Designer will ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow fail to run after pause

Situation: A Custom List and a approval workflow designed by SharePoint Designer 2010 The approval workflow will pause 5 mins when the item created , after pause, will start the approval process. ...
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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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New list column is not displaying in dropdown list when creating a lookup column

I have an existing list called Employees and I have added a new column "Company". I would like to create a lookup column using Company but Company is not displaying as an option in the dropdown list ...
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SharePoint data / document encryption options: experiences and recommendations

I'm evaluating the options to implement an encryption of the data / documents that are saved in SharePoint (2013). The important requirement is that SharePoint administrators (farm admins) are not ...
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Powershell to delete all items from a list based on created date

I have this powershell script to delete all items from a list: $siteURL = "URL" $site = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite ( $siteURL ) $web = $site.OpenWeb() $oList = $web.Lists["ListName"]; ...
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SharePoint 2010 Listview creates “Unable to display…” error after adding inline style

First let me say I have been all over the web looking for a fix and keep finding references to the XsltTransformTimeOut value. I have already had our admins set ours from 1 to actually 10 seconds and ...
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How to show role-specific version of EditForm.aspx?

is there a way to show different versions of EditForm.aspx, depending on who wants to edit the item, by using workflows only (as I have no access to the server and can't deploy any solutions)? The ...
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Collect data from more than one web application

I have 4 web applications (SharePoint 2010) and each web application contains a site collection or 2. I want to collect them all into one web application without losing the data in all sites, ...
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Display connection information within a ITransformableFilterValues web part

I created a filter web part by extending the ITransformableFilterValues interface, similar to this page: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms499375(v=office.12).aspx. I want to mimic the ...
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SP 2010: How to create a subsite in a workflow without access to the server?

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Designer to create a group collaboration page. On this page the users should be able to create a project workspace/subsite with the use of a data form. Now I have a custom ...
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How to add user to site collection administrator using clientcontext SharePoint 2010?

I searched for this but in vain. Used this below code for SharePoint 2013 and works fine, but now need to develop for SharePoint 2010. Web web = _ctx.Web; User user = web.EnsureUser(userName); ...
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Custom KeywordQuery ignores scope until I visit viewscopes.aspx

I have a setup with two farms. Farm A is the front-end farm where web applications are hosted and farm B is the service farm where the search service + others are hosted. I have set up a custom ...
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How to Copy 1 List Item to a List in Another Site - SP 2010 Workflow Designer

Does anyone know how to copy a list item from 1 list to another list in a different site using SharePoint Designer for workflows? I am using SharePoint 2010 Foundation, and would prefer not to use ...
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SharePoint 2010 Timer Job - Execute method not executing

In a newly created farm I have deployed a timer job which is working fine on another farm. When I debug this timer job it calls the base constructor, however the execute method is never called and ...
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Document Preview in sharepoint 2010

I have a custom webpart which shows all the documents belonging to the logged in User. I would like to show the preview of the document when user hover over on item in a webpart. How can i achieve ...
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Validate a SharePoint list column with regular expression

I have a list. I want add a column for list with this format : XX-XXXX How to set this Validate for column? i use this link , but don't work for me.
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(Sharepoint 2010) How do I activate Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures workflows for a site collection?

All workflows are active except for these 3. Everything I've read says to go to Site Collection Features and activate Workflows. I've done this, but these three workflows are still inactive. Is ...
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sp2010 custom ranking model filetypes

i have a custom ranking model which works great but they asked if it was possible to give some pagelayouts higher ranking than others. i started with trying this with filetypes as a lot of the ...
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SharePoint 2010 bug with .docx, .xlsx documents while uploading/opening

By now there are many bugs out there in sp2010 integration with office documents. But, in this case if you create an empty .docx with the following word metadata SP2010 crashes while uploading these ...
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Scanning documents to a SharePoint folder

I want when scanning documents to select a folder in SharePoint where to save the document. It should be something cost effective and easy to use. Can you recommend a software product or some advices ...
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When uploaded file from an external program, ItemAdded is not fired

I have an event receiver which works/triggered when I manually add document by click 'Add document', but the same in not working/triggered when an external application is uploading the document. For ...
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Modifying List View in C# Doesn't Work?

I am trying to modify a view for a list in a Feature Event Receiver. The list is created in the same function; and the columns all added to it. When I look in the List Settings via the web interface, ...