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Content type hub choice column

We are working with a content type hub. There are content types on the "hub" site which are using "choice columns". Something it is necessary to add on a special subsite a new choice attribute. ...
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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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Auto update document copies on check in Sharepoint 2010

We all are aware of Send To Functionality of Document Libraries as explained here ...
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How can I start a Workflow from an Email Hyperlink?

Is it possible to fire a Workflow from a hyperlink in an Email? For example: I have an item which requires more steps than the basic 'Approval' Workflow. I would like Managers to be able to start 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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Use Display Name in Workflow Variable with Multiple Names (Nintex) [on hold]

I have a People/Group column in my list called "Assignees". It accepts multiple names. I have create a variable in my workflow that takes the names in that column and prints them using the Display ...
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How export list in excel file

I want to create a button that exports specific list into the excel file. But when I do it I always get the same error: Error List does not exist. The page you selected contains a list that does ...
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Exception error when using Powershell to start a workflow on SharePoint 2010 on an item

I am very new to powershell. I am trying to use it to start a (send Document Set to repository) workflow on selected Document Sets in a library. The workflow worked when I used it manually on one ...
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Declarative WebPart on publishing page

I have made a publishing page layout that has a WebPartZone and a MediaWebPart in the ZoneTemplate. Example below. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" Title="Fokusøki Media" ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration Error Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Extended.Administration.Common.ExtendedSearchXmlContentMapProvider

I am getting following error when tring to browse the site Following is ULS Log w3wp.exe (0x1760) 0x1EB4 SharePoint Foundation Runtime ...
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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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Monitoring SharePoint 2010 farm

I'm assigned to monitoring our SharePoint 2010 intranet environment. I want to know about best practices for that and if there is any tool our checklist for this task. Thank you
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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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SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Update List Item Help

I just can't seem to get a grasp on how the Update List Items works and need help. What are the steps required to update selected items from List1 to List2? I started to create a workflow with ...
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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: MSDN. I want to mimic the Microsoft query string filter and display the connection information ...
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Configuring KPI in dashboard designer

I'm configuring a KPI for my sharepoint 2010 site. Take this example of a "projects" list and a "project progress" field in this list which is shown in percentage. I want to configure a KPI for this ...
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Using Key Filter to filter DVWP

I'm using a DVWP to display the contents of a document library. I've enabled Metadata Navigation for the library and when I navigate to the library's AllItems.aspx page it displays the correct Key ...
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Column not appearing in sort option of library view

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010 where I am trying to create a view that sorts by Content Type. The column is ticked to display in the view but when I go to the 'sort' option it is not ...
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Send to or copy multiple documents

Is it possible to use the feature "copy" or "send to" for multiple documents? We can't work with "open in explorer", because we need the filter option in our library. Is there a code or tool for this ...
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SharePoint 2010 Organizational Browser Web Part on non-MySite Claims Based start at a defined username

SharePoint 2010 Organizational Browser Web Part on non-MySite Claims Web Application. To get this working first of all I needed to use the following Javascript into the It's been used for the ...
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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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Browser tab Does not show site name

I have created the publishing sub site in a parent site and modified the pages(Webpart) with HTMl and Java Script.The pages are created based on a custom master page. Now The Browser tab only shows ...
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Unable to edit my custom List workflow (SP Designer)

There is an existing Custom List workflow on our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise site that I can't figure out how to edit. My main goal is actually to export this workflow to be able to port it to another ...
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Export Infopath Form from Sharepoint List

I have a List that uses an Infopath form. Is it possible to extract the actual infopath xml document. The idea is I want to have a process where I extract the item as xml as dump it in a document ...
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get number of the latest version for pages using powershell script in sharepoint

I am trying to get the latest version's number foreach($item in $listItems){ $fieldValues = @{ "Title" = $item["Title"] "Created" = $item["Created"] "Modified" = ...
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Change Field's DisplayName in a List in view

I have view with following fields <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="DocIcon" /> <FieldRef Name="Title" /> <FieldRef Name="Modified" /> ...
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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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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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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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Apps only available on subsites or with old users after migration to SP2013

SP2010 to 2013 migration, on-site, not online. Migrated users see a large list of apps on both the parent site and its subsites. New (since the migration) users see only five apps on the parent ...
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Workflow to send 1 email for multiple items with the same value (dont want multiple emails)

Hi guys I have a SharePoint list, where a few fields in the list have the same value, Id like to have a workflow send an email to the creator, but I don't want multiple emails for every item that was ...
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SharePoint 2010 Drop off library with approval before moving document?

I have a drop off library with some rules and when they are fulfilled the documents are moved to other libraries depending on what metadata was specified. I have a requirement where one group of ...
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How can I restrict item number to item name

I would like to do something similar to this how-to, but with a twist. | Item Name | Item Number | Store | Quantity | | ------------- |:-------------:| -----:| --------:| | Red Apple | ...
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External App wants to link to EditForm.aspx; need correct ID

We have some limited SharePoint data in an external application; one of the fields we store in this outside application is "sharepointId" which has values like {3FC51B00-543F-48E7-B774-403140B0BE56}, ...
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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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i have 3 columns name,gender,salary in gender i have [closed]

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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content query web part with multi value lookup column

I am trying to work out how I can query a content type with a multi value lookup field using the content query web part. I know that natively this is not possible with ootb sharepoint 2010 however I ...
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deleting event receiver programatically using c# code

I am using the below code for deleting the event receiver It works fine for users in admin group, but for users in contributors group i am trying to delete the event receiver by using elevated ...
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Creating a site column of type Choice using Powershell script gives error

I have written a powershell script to create site columns in the site. I am able to create site columns of type text and number but when I try creating columns of type Choice I get error. The ...
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Infopath and Sections

I'm trying to work with InfoPath and create multiple optional sections but every time I insert a new section it always groups ALL objects under SharePointListItem_RW in the group. So if I have this ...
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What will trigger Expiry date workflow?

I want to create a workflow that will be triggered if Expiry date equals to Today. But it doesn't seem to work
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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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SharePoint 2010 Workflow (greater than or equal to)

Just wondering if the below is possible in SharePoint designer or another way that I cant figure out. I want to change the status of a field say REQStatus so my rules would be: If Qreq is = 0 set ...
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Sufficient use of a Parallel Block?

In my workflow I send an email telling someone to make a change to a document. Once that person has made the change, they start a separate workflow that changes the request status and another email is ...
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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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Why are Best bets not displayed (FAST Search)?

I am trying to make Fast Server (Sharepoint 2010) best bets to work but I am missing something. Fast Server Search is on a completely different server, so I tried adding the keywords in both site ...
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SharePoint 2010: How to do master detail page with search selector

I am new to SharePoint 2010. I am looking for a different way to create a master detail page. Currently, have a page set up where I can select a parent record from a drop down menu and using ...
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Rule to attach file when radio button selected

I would like to have my radio button selection have a rule that if you select Radio Button "A" you must attach a file.
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Ideas underpinning SPSite and SPWeb [duplicate]

Edit: I'm not sure this will help, but I'll try: I am asking "what's the whole idea with wheels?"; a list of wheel parts is not what I am after. /edit I'm aware that SPSite - despite the confusing ...
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Sudden loss of access to /_vti_bin/ListData.svc

Between yesterday and today, all my requests to the "ListData.svc" API thingy have gone broken. Every request results as an Error 500, and asks me to check the server logs (to which I do not have ...