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Visual WebPart using Visual Studio 2010 and use XSLT for customize look and feel

I just configured User Profile Synchronization Service on my portal and now need to implement "Employee Directory". I have created a VisualWebPart Solution in Visual Studio 2010 and Programatically ...
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Conditionally Require Approval on List Items

I have a calendar list, and I need to have it so that only items that meet a certain condition require approval. I have tried to use workflow, but when I fire them on the create/change event, the ...
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Strange issue with feature activation

I'm having a problem while activating a feature. I have a custom dll that I referenced in this new project, and I'm trying to execute some code on the feature activation. The problem is that I get the ...
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Copying document with sandbox solution

I would like to open a new window when the user clicks a button so that the user can specify a destination url (some doc library in a subsite). Is this possible to do with a sandboxed solution? One of ...
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How to programatically get a link to custom timer job settings?

I have created a custom timer job and deployed it to all web applications. In a custom central administration application page, I would like to show links to this timer job (e.g. 2 links if there are ...
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Prevent editing/creating documents in list

I have a webpart from a child list on the parent display form, and this is the only area that I would like for users to add new items to the child list. Restricting permissions on the list to remove ...
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SharePoint Application Page Cannot Find web.config

I am developing a custom SharePoint Application page. This page has a button which calls a web service. I managed to get it to run just fine, and was also able to deploy it successfully. However, in ...
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Export SharePoint 2010 WebPart Data to Excel using SandBox Solution

I am trying to create a sandboxed webpart to export data from another webpart within the webpart page to excel. I tried using the Excel ActiveXObject in a client side script but it requires this ...
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Security Trimmed Control Show Only to Authenticated Users

I have a public facing website and on the homepage there are few contents that I want to show only to Authenticated Users.. Anonymous users should not be able to see it, what Permissions String should ...
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What does psconfigui.exe do?

just wanted to know what this application does. Many thanks
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IRM enabled different for interface than with powershell

Learning about IRM and how it works, please help me understand this situation. Why does powershell show that IRMenabled is true, but the web interface doesn't reflect that IRM is being used? IRM is ...
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“No connectivity with the server” for files in only one content DB?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 One of my users reported a problem opening files yesterday. Upon opening a file she would receive this string of error messages: Clicking "Retry Open" leads to: ...
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Pass ID into URL for newform.aspx?

I have a display form and a list web part just below that. When users click "add new item" on that list web part, I would like for the values to automatically be populated. The url for the diplay ...
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Survey response view with big horizontal scrolling in SharePoint 2010

Having this issue when I view a Survey Response - the question is pushing the column incredibly wide horizontally and then just a very thin column to contain the answers. Is there a way to have the ...
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RBS won't work with default “0x” SID credentials

I'm trying to get RBS to work without having to specify credentials for each user (SID) in the RBS tables. MSDN notes that default credentials starting with 0x can be used: Each credential entry ...
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Outlook 2010 Standard Saving outlook msg to Sharepoint 2010

We have a custom Outlook add-in that takes a MailItem and does MailItem.SaveAs(filepath) to save files to SharePoint document library. Once saved to the document library the event receiver in ...
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Remove InfoPath Validation Red Dashed border

I created a custom form using InfoPath 2010. I need to input validate all fields (approx: 70). The customer is adamant on not seeing the dashed border around required radio and checkbox elements, ...
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Error when uploading multiple files in SharePoint 2010

My customer is unable to upload multiple files to a document library in SharePoint 2010 Server. Here’s how they produce the error: 1. They go to the document library, hit the "Documents" tab and the ...
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Infopath : Textbox Limiting characters

I have never created/worked on Infopath 2010 . I want to create a infopath form with 3 textbox . I should be able to validate the 1st textbox , 1.if the characters are more than 65 then start filling ...
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Report on who added user to SharePoint group and when?

Is it possible to find out in SharePoint 2010 who added a user to a particular group and when, or is this information not tracked at all?
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SP2010: How to hide column based on lookup column

I'm modifying new/edit form which has a multiple value lookup column (Resources to be exact) and a multiple choice drop-down titled Drop. Requirement: 'Drop' column should be hidden unless user ...
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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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Click back button after logout and the application should not be browsed again

I am currently using SAML token authentication for one of our clients. When I click log-out the session is getting cleared , everything works fine. But when I click the browser back button I can still ...
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SharePoint 2010: Create a compilation email from multiple items

First of all, the tools I have available to me are SharePoint Designer and InfoPath, and I am much more comfortable in the former than the latter. I have a request to create a solution to facilitate ...
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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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Filter one column with multiple value

Is it possible to filter one column with multiple values? It works in the Datasheet View but it doesen't work in the standard view. To add a new view with filtered values isn't an option.
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System master page is assigned to all pages, and site master pages has no effect

I am building a publishing site in SharePoint 2010, but I have get in troubles when I choose a masterpage: I have to choose the same masterpage to back-end pages and to site pages. I know that I can ...
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Update custom MasterPage for Layouts application page

I am trying to create a application page under _Layouts folder (using Visual studio 2010). It works perfect with default MasterpPage. But if I try to update DynamicMasterPageFile property to my custom ...
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How to make rest or soap queries on a large list in SP2010

I have a list which has exceeded the sp2010 list view threshold of 5000 items. Despite filtering the default view (or creating a new filtered view) with less than 5000 items, SOAP and REST queries ...
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Hide weekend in SP2010 Calendar?

I'm trying to hide the weekends in my SP2010 calendar and all the sites online links to http://blog.pathtosharepoint.com/2008/12/17/calendar-weekdays-only/ I tried getting this to work and it seems ...
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Create column showing drop down list of titles of items of a specific content type

(SharePoint 2010) Let us assume we have two publishing content types: Box and Item. I would like to parent Item to Box. My idea was that Item would have a "parent item" drop down list of the ...
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Using workflow to send email but reply-to not working

In SharePoint 2010 Central Administration I have configured outgoing e-mail settings with an SMTP server, from address and reply-to address. Then I created a list workflow in SPD2010 that uses the ...
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Content type eventhandlers gets bound to list

I have a custom parent content-type on which I apply 6 event-handlers. I then have 24 content-types based off of the parent content-type - thus inheriting the 6 event-handlers. - All defined in XML I ...
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How to filter list by current user if the user does not belong to a group?

I have a list, users can add items to it. By applying current user filter web part, I can show the items created by the login user. However, for some users, i.e. belong to 'admin' group, I want to ...
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Retrieve approvers from SPD Approval workflow programmatically

I have configured SharePoint OOTB Approval workflow on a library. In workflow I have added 3 stages of approval and 1st stage of approval is completed so workflow is in 2nd stage of approval. Now I ...
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“Get Filter Values from” always returning blank?

I have a web part which shows a list view on a Display form. I'm trying to filter that web part where ColumnA value = ColumnA value and ColumnB value = Column B value on my display form. It filters ...
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Show related items (separate list) on display form?

I would like to conditionally filter a list with items which are relevant to one another. ListA has a few items, and ListB has records of things which pertained to those items. What sort of web part ...
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Business Case for sharepoint 2010 ?

I need to work on creating a business case for sharepoint . my clients wants to create a internal portal by use of sharepoint . so which template of sharepoint can i use ? also what are the features ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Upload Document page customization

How can I change the text on Upload Document page from "Destination Folder" to "Project Folder"?
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Google Analytics for an Intranet Site

I installed the Google Analytics tracking code in an intranet site, it works properly. But my concern is, are there any security risks of using it for an intranet site? simply, is it ok to use Google ...
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Add dynamic link to InfoPath multi-selection field

I had to modify a form using InfoPath in order to achieve a feature that populates a multiple-selection field with data returned from a query (similar to what this tutorial outlines). Before making ...
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Web part SecurityException — System.Net.WebPermission failed — Farm Solution

I am getting an error with trying to make a HttpWebRequest inside a web part, I'm getting a SecurityException saying that System.Net.WebPermission failed. While searching for an answer, I came across ...
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How to choose the right datatype when creating external content types?

assuming I want to create a SPList using external content types, in my case SQL server tables. When I create my ECT in Sharepoint Designer 2010 SQL data types are mapped to the List as follows: ...
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Workflow Completes, but email does not send. Error: Email message cannot be sent. Make sure email has valid recipient"

I have a workflow built in SPD 2010 that is set to email a user if a condition is met. The workflow shows completed, but the email does not send and gives the error message in my question. Here is ...
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Date Field shows the word 'true' instead of a calendar after clicking the date picker

We're having this problem across all of our sites since migrating to SP2010. Occasionally (let's say 1/50 times), when you click the Calendar icon on a date, instead of seeing a calendar, you see the ...
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Items being checked out to me, the sharepoint developer

Hello again and thanks for taking the time to look at my issue. I've got a site that I've just taken ownership of and I'm tracking a major workflow bug that is disrupting my users' ability to work. ...
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Why would Document Library templates not show in create view?

We recently upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. There are a number of customization we made in the environment, and it seems that something is causing a problem when a user tries to create a ...
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Open SP page in a model popup and click close should close browser

I want to open a sharepoint page to be opened in a model popup with only close option. I should be able to adjust the size of the popup as well . And onclick of close ,the browser should be closed . I ...
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Fire events on TIME changed in date picker

I am making a visual web part that has a date and time picker. Essentially, I would like the first of two date pickers to update the second date picker as long as the second one has not been modified ...
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How can I pass credentials to SharePoint 2010 people service?

I need to do a simple request against the People service in SharePoint 2010. Please tell me how I can do that. The following piece doesn't work. public void Test() { var client = new ...