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Content Query Web Part - Multiple (repeated) additional fiters

I am creating a Content Query Web Part as part of a feature receiver (feature activated), and adding it to a publishing page. The purpose is to filter on the Approval Status field for a Calendar ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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SP2010 Incoming Email Message Not Working

I was able to configure incoming email settings to work. I send a test email and it creates the item fine but it only imports the TITLE of the email but nowhere of the body message is in the list ...
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SPGridView - How to make it look & feel like built-in SP grid

In C# code, I'm working with the SPGridView control to display list items from a list of type SPDocumentLibrary. It binds fine, but it looks totally plain and has basically no features. I would like ...
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Convert classic authentication to claims (ADFS) considerations

      I have a question because what I would like to ask is not very well documented on the Internet. I have recently been working on a migration of a classic auth. NTLM ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2010 WebTemplate to SharePoint 2013

I had a SharePoint 2010 project that deploys a WebTemplate to the farm. I upgraded the project to make it compatible with SharePoint 2013 and updated the solution in SharePoint farm. Now, when I try ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Save & Close and discard checkouts

I was working in Sharepoint 2010 and have made a load of changes to a page. Thoughout the day I was frequently saving and closing the page, but not checking in or publishing the page (it needed to be ...
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Linking sub menus to variations

I have a publishing site with variations, the directory structure is laid out like this: en-us -products --product1 --product2 -contact us -news euro -products --product1 --product3 -contact us -news ...
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Making Document Sets unique

Is there anyway I can get a Document Sets to be unique? If I set one column to "Enforce Unique Values", I think it will look at the files inside the document set and error saying: Error: This ...
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Adding ECB to search results

I need to add the ECB functionality to the results of a document search (Core Search results). Does anyone know if this is possible? I was hoping to add this through the XSL of the web part but ...
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Update Panel Error

I am working with SharePoint 2010 features. I am writing feature receiver code where I create new web part pages with ReportViewerWebPart and my custom web part on the page. I am creating multiple ...
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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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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Iframe and sharepoint compatibilty

I have a iframe where a user completes few courses and clicks finish at the end where we track the user activity as complete . This used to work with IE,chrome and mozilla. Recently one of the users ...
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SharePoint current/quick navigation

I'm facing a strange problem with one of our SharePoint administrators. He can only see a few heading/links under current/quick navigation. Up until yesterday he could see the full list. I have ...
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How to get a summary of all SharePoint discussion board posts that day

I am using SharePoint 2010 and have access to SharePoint designer 2010 to create workflows. I would like to create a workflow that notifies users of all new discussion board posts made that day. This ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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Rename Document Set that has declared documets

In a 2010 SharePoint site, we would like to rename a number of document sets. The problem is that when the documents are already declared, it becomes a tedious mess that takes a very long time. We ...
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Enable Drag&Drop in Overlayed Calendars | SP2010

I'm trying to find a way to enable users to use the standard Sharepoint Calendar Drag&Drop function for overlayed calendars as well. For now, Users can only Drag&Drop events that are in the ...
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Is it possible to dynamically hide specific custom retention actions in the dropdown menu?

I'm dynamically creating custom retention actions for information management policies. My problem is that in the retention action dropdown menu, I would like to show only some custom retention actions ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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Required Field Issue with SharePoint 2010 December 2013 CU

I installed SP2 a couple of weeks ago to fix the issues with my XSLT Compiles timing oot (Which was a Bug introduced in SP1). Things seemed fine, but then a few days later we noticed that workflows ...
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PowerShell script to update ContentType of existing records in Document Library

we are using Document Library in SharePoint 2010 environment. there are about 200 document present in the document library which have been identified (based on location - England and employee type - ...
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Filter View based on a column in lookup list

I have got 2 lists call Applications and Vacancies. Application has a lookup filed pointing to Vacancy. And Vacancy list has got a user field called "Hiring Manager". I need to create a view under ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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User profiles - some use listform.aspx, others userdisp.aspx

On a SharePoint 2010 installation we have a small number of users whose user profile URLs (i.e. click on their name in the list of users) goes to something like this: ...
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extended SharePoint server 2010 lists have problem with columns that have customized forms for their data gathering with InfoPath 2010

our server is upgraded from 2007 and we have problems there that force us to decide to move sites to the new 2010 web application. after that we have problem with excel services that solutions and ...
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SP 2010 wiki anchors

I was wondering if there was any way to make anchors in a wiki that work properly. If not, any alternatives. I am fleshing out a wiki on a SharePoint2010 intranet site and am trying to make a table ...
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Powershell list.workflowassociation not working right

I encountered recently a weird problem. I'm using a powershell script to : - save all workflows autostart properties (from all lists/webs/sites) - make modifications to items in the lists - restore ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Actions menu items hidden in IE9

I poked around a bit for the answer but didnt find anything. I have a site in which the Site Actions menu items are hidden in IE (all version). Some background on the site: I am currently working on ...
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Sorting a Lookup Column from Survey that pulls from Calculated Field SP 2010

I'm looking for a way to sort a Lookup question in a survey that pulls from a calculated field. Specifically, I have it lookup a calculated field that combines the date and name from a list. I want ...
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Global Navigation - Unable to set permissions

SharePoint 2010 I'm site collection admin. Problem: I'm unable to set permissions on global navigation links. Example: I enter a user in the 'Audience' column, username validates. However, an ...
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Add Rich Text to List View without changing ribbon context?

I have a few Lists and Libraries in my Sharepoint 2010 farm that I have added small instructions to. For example: This particular image is a calendar list view page of which I used the site actions ...
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Managed Metadata import/export in subsites

I am attempting to export/import the managed data in a library of a subsite on my intranet. When I attempt to use the taxonomy tools that are up on Codeplex, or when I use code such as this, I am ...
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SharePoint InputFormTextBox returns javascript error while changing its position

I have created one aspx page for implementing the edit comments of the form. For this I am using the SharePoint InputFormTextBox control. I have a total of 4 Divs each containing one InputFormTextBox, ...
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How to speed up saving a list as template

I want to save a library as a template. For this I use the following PowerShell code $id = [Guid]::NewGuid() $templateName = [String]::Format("{0}-{1}",$list.Title,$id.ToString()); ...
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Error when trying to Approve Master Pages

I am editing a SharePoint Enterprise 2010 site and every time I edit a masterpage on any of our site collections I get the error "That item is no longer available. It may have been deleted by another ...
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Sharepoint 2010 http webapp redirected to wrong webapp when using https

I am facing a specific probelm on a Server2008R2 & Sharepoint 2010 setup. On the System there are multiple Webapps, but only one must be configured with SSL on port 443. the others remain on port ...
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Can you use Anonymous Access on Host Named Site Collections in a Claims Based Web Application?

We have a Claims Based Web Application which hosts various Host Named Site Collections. One of these sites requires Anonymous Access. I have applied AA to the Web Application and activated it on the ...
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Check given user's listItem permissions with SharePoint 2010 Managed Client Object Model (c#)

Is it possible to determine if a user can access a given item identified by its url without the users context - it has to be done with CSOM. Code so far: var file = ...
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How to use already existing information in three different forms + default values

I have three forms, one for new membership, one for changing your membership information and one for continuing your membership. In new membership form you give your basic information; name, phone ...
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SharePoint 2010 Custom Permission Setup for Excluding One User from Top Level Site

Been thinking through an interesting problem I have been presented with and I'm looking for any ideas how to approach it! Here is the scenario Single Site Collection with multiple sub sites NT ...
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Cross Browser Local File Viewer in Content Editor Web Part

Is there a way to use the content editor web part (in SharePoint 2010 standard edition) to view files on a network (given an absolute path using and iframe) that will work in IE, FireFox, Chrome, ...
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Send chart image in automated email

The scenario is this: A monthly progress report email is sent to managers which contains, at present, links to a page with sharepoint chart web parts on it. Because people are lazy and don't like ...
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Session Expired Issue for IE browser in FBA Web Application

we have extend session timeout with the help of couple of posts : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147183%28v=office.14%29.aspx ...
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Error on Custom Sitemap Provider

I've come across an odd scenario and I'm drawing a blank. Perhaps one of my peers here will have an idea. We have a custom navigation solution which consumes and builds on the OOTB navigation ...
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ListData.svc appends the library title with 0?

It seems that if i create the following libraries on a Sharepoint site: Test Library 2 Test Library2 TestLibrary2 then the ListData.svc will return the following entitites: <collection ...
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ArgumentOutOfRangeException after editing a page

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I have edited a page to move a webpart below another webpart. An ASP .Net exception page has been displayed after clicking the ...
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IE warning - Microsoft Office Contact Retriever

When I open a SP 2010 page with IE 10 on Windows 8, I get this warning: Internet Explorer Security A website wants to open web content using this program on your computer: Name: ...