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An introduction to SharePoint 2010

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for a while and have this week been given a project of having a play around with SharePoint 2010 to see how it works basically, as we're looking to use it to ...
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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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How to submit data from repeatable table in infopath form to a sharepoint list?

I have a infopath form created from a sharepoint list content type. In this form I need to add a repeatable table to send data to another sharepoint list. So when people submit this form the original ...
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed

I have a feature which deploying custom page layout. It's done by this code: <Module Name="MasterPageModule" Url ="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="MasterPageModule\defaultTemplate.aspx" ...
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Definitive answer to sending emails to SP Group from Workflow

I understand that there are some issues when you use SharePoint group in To/CC field in "Send Email" activity in a workflow designed using SharePoint 2010. I searched on internet for solution and I ...
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Newform.aspx in a dialog box

I have a button which redirect to newform.aspx . I want the newform.aspx to be opened in a dialog box . currently i cannot see this thing opening in a popup , hw to achieve this ?
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How to get current user with javascript?

I have a list . I want select items of list with a special quary.(get items that created with current user). Then get count of items. I use this code for get current user : function Initialize() { ...
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Editing property bag values using powershell

What is property bag in SharePoint 2010? How do I retrieve values from a property bag and get/set the values using powershell?
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Can anyone color code a column with an if statement?

Here is what I am trying to do. I have a SharePoint 2010 list that I want to color code dates based on that it expires 364 days after the date entered. Example: If the date is older then 334 ...
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How to log off user from SharePoint site, if the user has been inactive for 20 minutes

How to log off the SharePoint site, if the user is has been inactive for for 20 minutes? Do I need to redirect user to logout page? How would I count the idle time?
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enforce “reset all subsites to inherit this site master page” using CSOM

I am able to change the master page using the below code var web = ctx.Web; var masterPageUrl = String.Format( "{0}/_catalogs/masterpage/filename.master", ctx.Web.ServerRelativeUrl ); ...
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
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Need a different views for Folders & Files in Document Library

I need a different views for Folders & Files in a Document Library. I want Folders to have different columns & Files in the folders to have different columns. Is this possible?
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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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Dispose in Client Object Model

Should objects be disposed when using the client object model? If so, which ones? There seems to be plenty of information on this for server side, but nothing from Microsoft specifically about ...
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Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010

I investigated one day, that I can't add some specific user to any group of some specific collection, I can add them directly to list/library/page only. For example "Xavier Xovi" can't be member of ...
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newform.aspx and People Picker field - set current user as default?

This is for SP2010. Got a list. One of the fields is a "Person or Group" type, with the results limited to members of an SP group. I've created a copy of NewForm.aspx in SharePoint Designer, and am ...
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Order of Server Shutdown and Restart in SharePoint Farm

We have a SharePoint 2010 Server farm with 2 WFEs and 2 APP Servers. Can you please suggest on the order of shutdown and the order of restart of the servers?
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How does internal email get to the SMTP client of a SharePoint server?

I am trying to configure incoming email to a SharePoint 2010 list on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. I am trying to avoid involvement with Exchange or Active Directory. When I try to email the list using ...
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Info Path 2010 read and update accdb with Sharepoint Online

I am new to Sharepoint and to Info Path, so I hope can correctly articulate my goal, here. I would like to use Info Path to distribute forms which read,update and delete records in an Access 2010 db ...
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Using SPContext.Current or using static URL

There are multiple ways to work in the SP object model. The starting point for instantiating objects looks different when you look at different developers. Many times I see people doing this: SPList ...
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Cross Site Collection Navigation

We are using SharePoint for our Intranet. We will have a site collection for the Intranet. Then a site collection for each department in the business. I.E. HR, IT, Finance. We are creating a custom ...
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Alert customization

I'm reading "How to create a custom e-mail alert handler in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server" right now and as follow the how-to-guide, I found out that every time you need to modify alerts you ...
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Powershell script to find permissions for a specific user

what am i doing wrong user.ps1 $user = "sp2010\systemsacct" $site = $gc | Get-SPSite sp2010 $site | Get-SPWeb -Limit All | Get-SPUserEffectivePermissions $user Out-GridView -Title "Web ...
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How to get a list of all Choice field options using Client Object Model

How would you get a list of all the possible choices from a choice field (e.g. Task list Priority or Status fields) using javascript client object model?
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How to create custom email alert template in SharePoint 2010

There seems to be a widely popular blog post (here) about creating these. It's tailored to SharePoint 2007, but I've read through the entire article, and it makes sense. I've followed the directions, ...
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Logging document library downloads with HttpModule

I'm stuck with a problem here that leaves me stupefied. I am writing an HttpModule which examines the URL of all HTTP requests in order to log which users have downloaded each document in a document ...
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Error with /_layouts/assetportalbrowser.aspx

The AssetPortalBrowser.aspx page is throwing an error when rendering list or library content (screenshot and ULS output below). This happens regardless of the site opened from or the list/library you ...
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How can I filter based on Choice fields when using ListData.svc in SharePoint 2010?

I have a list that I'm trying to query using ListData.svc. I am trying to pull back records within a date range and with a particular value from a Choice field checked. If I use Lists.asmx, I can ...
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Dropdown lookup column in Sharepoint list form (newform.aspx)

I have a dropdown lookup field in newform.aspx form. Unlike choice dropdown the lookup dropdown is input field and not select So I raise an onchange event using jWuery $(document).ready(function() { ...
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file upload in sharepoint sandboxed solution

I need help regarding file uploading in sandboxed solution. In a thread in this portal somebody gave the following link as a solution to this problem: ...
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XSL Handle on PercentComplete column

In my sharepoint task list there is a field with a display name of % Completed with a name of PercentCompleted. I am trying to get an XSL handle on this column so I can add a css class. I have put ...
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Copy document from one site to another..?

,I need to build something (using a sandboxed solution?) to demonstrate that SharePoint has the ability for users to copy a document (with its attributes) from a doc library in one site to a doc ...
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Customizing MySite template

my current customer is rolling out SharePoint 2010 (yeah yeah, I know) and wants to know about MySite. They want to customize the MySite experience and are wondering if enabling the features now ...
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All versions of one item in list

Is it possible to see all versions for one item in SP list a different way than through version history? We have one extensively used list with 100, 130, 150... with a lot of (multi-line and rich ...
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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are ...
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Farm Solution Vs. SandBox

I have developed a portal and we have integrated with Oracle E-Business Suite. In this project we have complex form requirements so I developed custom aspx forms mainly master-detail forms and lots of ...
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Problem re-installing SharePoint Server 2010

I have SharePoint Server 2010 trial version installed on a server. Recently, I installed updates for SharePoint and these updates caused problems in my web application and site collections. I ...
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View PDFs in web browser

When I go to view a PDF on the web, say a 1040 form at the IRS, when I open it it opens in my browser. When I open a PDF file from my sharepoint 2010 instance, however, it prompts me to download the ...
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BDC Deployment to Foundation

I was able to successfully develop and test a BDC model developed in visual studio 2010. It was developed on a server using SharePoint Server 2010. I tried deploying the solution to our SharePoint ...
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How To Create a Customized (yet still semi-basic) State Machine Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2k10

How can I create a basic multi-step State Machine workflow without any custom coding from Visual Studio or customized Visio or InfoPath workflows within Sharepoint Foundations 2010 or Sharepoint ...
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Export-Spsite but exclude subsites

Is there are way to run the Export-SPSite command without exporting sub-sites? I just want to export the parent site from a web app, but there are about 120 sub-sites in the site collection that I ...
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Suddenly getting “The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.”

This morning all the development machines at the company I work at, couldn't manage SharePoint through Powershell. We were all getting the annoying "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with ...
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User with Full Control Permission is getting Access Denied Message

The user who's responsibility it is to build up and maintain our training portal is receiving the "Access Denied" message when she tries to edit her page. Her permission level is "Full Control". I ...
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How can I use normal paging on a custom view?

I'm creating several lists (and their views) programmatically, based on custom list definition templates. When these views display more than 30 items, the following link is displayed: Whereas on ...
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How can I export a schema.xml file for a list from a SharePoint site?

I've been troubleshooting my schema.xml file for a list definition and getting more and more frustrated. So I thought, "Hey, I'll just get it to look right in the UI and then export that and compare ...
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Where to put javascript files, problem with _layouts

I'd like to add jQuery and SPServices. I added the following code: <SharePoint:ScriptLink runat="server" Name="/Style%20Library/Scripts/jquery-1.7.2.min.js" ...
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Resource files creates unnecessary ULS log entries

We're using resource files to handle UI-constants. This is working out alright. The problem is that we're getting lots of 'High'-level logging entries in ULS. They look like the following: Failed to ...