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where are the IFS files coming from and how are they created?

I need to manage a SharePoint 2010 site, and I'm also learning SP:) btw: I'm also Site collection administrator. I've understood that each list has 3 displays forms. Newform.aspx Editform.aspx ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow-Different Approvers

In my limited experience of approval workflows on SP, as I understand it you have to define who the approval individual(s) will be within the workflow itself. Whenever it is started it will ...
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Unable to access a tab on sharepoint 2010 for a particular user

When one of the users tries to access a tab on SharePoint 2010, it is throwing the following error: "An unexpected error has occured. Troubleshoot with MicrosoftSharepointFoundation. corelation ...
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My first row keeps repeating - <xsl:template match=“Row”>

I am getting data from a list with xsl and creating a nice print preview of that data. The table I am creating is correct except my first row keeps repeating (it has the column name and it is only ...
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spfdropdown conflicts with calendar webpart

I am setting up a foundation 2010 site and am using spfdropdown (from https://gist.github.com/alirobe/1312059) to mimic dropdown functionality offered in sharepoint server. This solution works great ...
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Can Access 2010 link to a SharePoint 2010 view?

I link Access 2010 to SharePoint lists all the time. Do some queries on the data and produce some reports. This all works well and fine when I am the one that created the list, mostly because I ...
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Adding a Custom Form to an Existing List Schema

Scenario A list is deployed using the OOB forms. Production data is added. We now need to add a custom form to the list. The forms are added using this approach: <Forms> <Form ...
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Foundation Content Databases (2010)

How many content databases can be created with SharePoint Foundation 2010? I am having a hard time finding the answer. I think only one can be created but, I am not sure. EDIT: I did not think so. ...
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How to get SPfile versions?

I'm making a .txt to store each version of a file after I perform a certain action. The code I'm running is simple: write("version number: 0.1"); write("modified : " + ...
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Is the sharepoint check in check out feature meant to be used only for microsoft office files-i.e. word, excel and powerpoint files?

I am trying to create a library of files which are used for PLCs ( Programmable Logic Controllers). The file name ends in .acd for these file. Right now when i Check out a file, it is not downloaded ...
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2010 List Grouping not staying expanded after edit

I have a list that I am grouping. In the previous version, when an edit was made, the group I was working in would stay expanded so I could just move onto the next item. In the 2010 version, it ...
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Add a sequence to list SharePoint 2010

I have a problem of sequence in the list SharePoint 2010. I need a column Sequence with format 000001. This column is in type of single text. I think the best way is customizing a workflow, but I ...
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Missing content in pages after creating site from custom site template

I have a problem, basically I have a site which is a template, so I save this site as template with 'include content'. After when I try to create a site based on that template it creates a site but ...
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Adding webparts programmatically to PersonalizationScope.User via postback button event

I have a custom list item Display Form with some button. Clicking on button must create and add XSLTListViewWebPart to specific zone + do some actions with view. protected void ...
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Caching stock ticker information

I need an advice where to cache the stock ticker info that i pull from a 3rd party service. The requirement is that if the ticker info is unavailable, i have to cache the last positive result set and ...
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Content in RichHtmlField not rendered as HTML

I have made a Content Type: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Page ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is a workflow the simplest way to send mail notifications?

I have inherited a Sharepoint 2010 site. I have found a simple "list" with a few custom fields that the company used before and wants to use again. A new list item SHOULD generate an email with the ...
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required field is not showing up as required in Sharepoint 2010

I have changed a field on the List item to required field of project site when I go and add new item that filed doesn't show up as required field. See Below Can you advise why?
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SP2010: Modal not working on blank page

SP2010 I can't seem to have links open in a modal dialog, from a blank .aspx page. Here is what I've tried: <a title="Reserve a Conference Room" ...
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Adding multiple users to Assigned To Column

How do I add multiple users to the 'Assigned To' column. I changed the List Settings for this column to 'Allow Multiple Selections' still it shows an error 'You are only allowed to enter one item' ...
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Guess SharePoint version based on connection parameters

My client application uses the SharePoint Client Object Model against SharePoint 2010 and 2013. I would now like to add support for SharePoint Online. Users of my application specify the 'Url' to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to calculate the user base by then eCals?

How does Microsoft calculate the eCal for SharePoint 2010? On what basis? Lets say, couple of users left the organization or few of them are added in a quarter.
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Blank fields in repeating table makes form un-editable

We have an info path 2010 webform on SharePoint 2010 with a few repeating tables using cascading drop down fields to gather info. The problem is when a user does not complete all the fields in the ...
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Use a CQWP to create a list of document libraries

I have a site with a large number of document libraries. There are constant adds / archiving of document libraries, so the list changes. Is it possible to generate a dynamic list of links to these ...
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Unable to see the field created while uploading a document

I am uploading a document to Document library. Along with this I am creating a field called FieldID by combining 2 values. However I am unable to see this field in the document library and hence ...
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How to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow with an email link that will be removing items in the list

Is it possible to deliver a link through the Work Flow email, which will delete item in library when clicked. I have seen a system that does something like this using application pages, I am on the ...
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What happens if I don't configure mysites?

We are reconfiguring our Sharepoint User Profile Service (Enterprise 2010). Now, I don't really want to use mysites at all. Do I need a User Profile Service, then? The only think I can think of ...
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Starting custom workflow from custom form page

I have a library which has an InfoPath form as its content type with a custom workflow built into it (example of workflow in my other question ages ago: Are sharepoint workflows always sequential?) ...
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Insert users first name from SharePoint Security Group

I created a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. When an item is added to a library an email gets sent to all recipients. The recipients are being pulled from a custom SharePoint group that I ...
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Ribbon not visible in edit form even if user has contribute permissions on the list

I have a SharePoint 2010 sub site where a user has only read permission on this site. I have an Announcement list on which I stopped inheritance and gave Contribute permission to the same user. The ...
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SP2010: Set timer on redirect page

SP2010 Current setup: User is redirected to page after saving newform, which then directs them to the edit form of the item just created. Problem: there is a workflow that is started when an item is ...
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Error when trying to create site from site template

I have a strange issue when I try to create a site from site template. This is a custom site template which I've created. When I try to create a site based on this site template I receive this error: ...
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SharePoint Content Rating, can I modify the 5 rating stars into 1 star

I am using sp 2010. I would like to use the rating functionality. But I would like to remove star 2 till 5. So it is only possible to click on the first star or leave it. Something like the "LIKE" ...
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SP2010 workflow update a form from a task

I'm trying to create a workflow that starts when a drop down on a form is set to 'submitted'. This then creates a task in the task list. When the task is completed I want to then update another field ...
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how to edit list directly without display preview

Newbie SharePoint 2010 question I opened my View in SharePoint designer 2010 I've got a list and I was able to set linked item property on a column "Contribution" <ViewFields> <FieldRef ...
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Infopath 2010 terminate Workflow for current document

Is it possible to create a button in an Infopath 2010 Document, so when the Documents Workflow is started the User is able to click on the Button to terminate the Workflow? I actually have no idea on ...
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Unable to deploy solution via VS with error message Missing '<RESOURCE_FILE_NAME>' resource key '<RESOURCE_KEY>'

We have a SharePoint solution which we are trying to deploy via Visual Studio 2013 on SharePoint server 2010. The solution was originally built in Visual Studio 2010. Whenever we try to deploy the ...
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Programmatically copying attachment sporadically fails

I have an event receiver that copies a list item, including the attachments, to another list. Very rarely, the attachment fails to copy over and gives the error "Value does not fall within the ...
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What does status “in progress” mean on SharePoint Tasks?

I am new on SharePoint and I want to know what does the satus "in progress" mean on SharePoint Designer 2010 Approval Workflow's Tasks, because tasks, normally, begin with status "not started" and any ...
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Implementing workflows to all sharepoint sites in Sharepoint 2010

I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated Based on above link I have generated an automatic email to items created. Now I want to implement the ...
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Group Permissions Display

I am new to Sharepoint; and self teaching eekks. I am using 2010. I accidently removed the groups (viewing) from the main site page; however when I go to the groups they are still there and active; ...
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Inability to check MS Word 2003 document into SharePoint 2010 Library

Several users have recently been experiencing an issue when trying to check-in a document into a SharePoint Library. Microsoft Windows Explorer notifies them that "This document was checked out to ...
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2 groups loose their permissions in lists

I have 2 SharePoint 2010 groups. In several lists they have manually configured permissions. Other groups have the same permission setting on the same lists. Some times these and only these 2 groups ...
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system security error when running Sharepoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard

Background: A few months ago, my company had an issue which resulted in creating a new domain, and migrating all computers and servers to the new domain, including a Sharepoint 2010 installation. At ...
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Update list item once library item is created

We have a list that is used to notify people that they need to create an item in a library. We want to update a field in the list once the item in the library is created. We tried to use the method ...
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SharePoint 2010 REST services

I'm having a bit of trouble using the SharePoint 2010 REST services on one of our servers. We have two production servers, and if I point my system to one of the servers I am able to connect to the ...
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Change Custom List ID

I am looking to query a custom list that exists in many sub sites. Using either the CQWP or a DVWP I'm running into the list limit. As the ID is 100, there a lots of custom lists (not just limited to ...
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2010: Broken inheritance reports

There was a tool for Broken inheritance reporting in the "SharePoint Administrator Toolkit" for SP2007 by Microsoft, info here, but I can't find something similar in 2010. What I am really looking ...
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Error on saving site template in SharePoint 2010

I have strange and unclear error when I try to save the Site Template. This is basically the error I get: Solution Deployment : Looking for 'ReceiverAssembly' attribute in manifest root node ...
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Sharepoint 2010 movable webpart

Does anyone knows if there is a webpart which is movable? I mean if the user have dual monitor, and in SharePoint pages I am displaying a pdf in a content-editor webpart, I want to give a option for ...