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Error while opening sharepoint list in datasheetview and exporting to excel

I have a List which is having around 14000 items in it.while opening that list in datasheet view it is giving error . Below is a summary of the issue: After selecting datasheet view : "Cannot ...
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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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Removing orphaned sites

I have done an in-place upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 farm to SharePoint 2010. I am now trying to run: stsadm -o enumallwebs This command fails with the following error message after enumerating a ...
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SharePoint 2013, Metadata with extra information

I need to have Custom list that will contains list of People (not SP users) with basic information and to have one metadata field with extra information attached (years). Example: FirstName | ...
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Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
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How do I archive Infopath forms uploaded into Sharepoint 2007 when my Sharepoint site runs low on storage?

I have designed system where users submit Infopath forms to a Sharepoint 2007 site. The Infopath forms allow users to also attach pdfs in their submission. My problem now is that the Sharepoint site ...
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Can the Search Keywords page (listkeywords.aspx) be given direct access without making the user a Site Administrator?

I would like to grant access to the Site Settings -> Search Keywords page ( /_layouts/listkeywords.aspx) to a specific user so he can accomplish some admin tasks, but I do not want to make this user a ...
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Rename-SPServer and Hostname

For Rename-SPServer, MSDN says: The Rename-SPServer cmdlet changes the name of the server for internal use within SharePoint Products. The server itself must be manually renamed. Now the ...
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Error in restoring a sharepoint2013 site collection using powershell command

We have requirement to restore an existing site collection in share point 2013 to a new site in share point 2013 and for this we have taken back up of the old site collection using this power shell ...
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missing dispform.aspx and editform.aspx on list

I am getting a 404 webpage not found error when I try to get to a list in sharepoint. When I look in Sharepoint designer I notice that the dispform and editform.aspx forms are missing. Is there a way ...
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How to install webpart from outside the server?

I would like to deploy a webpart on my sharepoint portal, but I don't have full access to the server sharepoint is installed on. However, I have the "full control" authorization on all the subsite I ...
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enter you credentials to connect to the following webservice infopath

Im trying to open an infopath form from Sharepoint and I am getting the following error: "enter you credentials to connect to the following webservice infopath" please advice
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Is it necessary to host apps on a different domain?

I am starting with app development on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I want to develop Hight trust provider-hosted apps for my office catalog. After going through some msdn articles (on-premises development ...
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SPSecurityTokenService.Issue() failed: System.ArgumentException: Cannot get Membership Provider with name xxxxx

Really need help with this issue. I've been struggling for about 4 hours today with this issue and no luck.. Tried everything and every article out there but obviously missed something. Here's the ...
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sharepoint stopped working after AD password change

I have sharepoint 2010 installed on my local box for evaluation pourpouses. I had it all working fine until a few days ago when I had to change my AD password. Now, the central administration website ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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How to organize wiki pages in Sharepoint 2007

What is the best way to organize wiki pages on sharepoint 2007 ? I want to organize & categorize wiki articles in an orderly fashion, using article categories, for instance : Animals |____ ...
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Apropriate rights to access “manage site features”

I am fairly new to sharepoint, and I am currently trying to add features to an existing wiki. I would like enable metadata navigation, and thus need to enable this feature, as it is curently turned ...
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will installign the latest commulative update covers all the previouse updates

i have check my current SharePoint 2013 commulative update using the following command:- (get-spfarm).buildversion Major Minor Build Revision 15 0 4481 1005 which means that i have March 2013 ...
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Managing the “Managed Metadata Service” on multiple environment

I Have added a Managed metadata service to my web application, and then I added a term store hierarchy inside my staging server. And I link the “Wiki Category” site Column , inside my enterprise Wiki ...
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wrong supervisor process in sharepoint 2010 list item approval process?

we looked and seems if you can determine why the manger Workflow approval keeps skipping user Supervisor "immediate superviosr"? I cannot figure it out. Please be careful testing on the list as these ...
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SP2013 - API for Administration

We are in the process of standing up a web application that would handle provisioning of SP2013 site colleciton and management of its life cycle (lock/unlock, manage permission, quota, etc..). The ...
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Moving a Discussion from a Discussion Board to another?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board and it has many Discussions. Would like to move a discussion from the discussion board to another in the same location (under same site collection). I ...
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How to show user first name + last name in top bar in sharepoint 2013

In sharepoint in topest bar shown the active directory user name. I want to show user first name + last name instead of it. How I can do that? thanks
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What are the current options for a Sharepoint Online trial from Windows XP?

A year ago I had 30-day trial for Office 365 (Sharepoint Online 2010). Everything worked fine from my Windows XP SP3 (x86. 32-bit) for development from Infopath Developer and Sharepoint Designer ...
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UserNotFoundException on MySite queued for deletion

I just created a connection filter, which excludes disabled users from the UPS. I did not disable the My Site Cleanup Timer Job. I ran a full profile synch after setting the filter. E-Mails were sent ...
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Invalid RunAs Account

Only the system account is working (without the domain). This error is weird. I am very sure that the format is correct and the user is existing in Active Directory. This error message is not very ...
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Creating a List , document library, content type as Features using VS , VERSUS using CA to create these

In the past I have used the Central administrator to add lists, document libraries, apps, site collection, etc. and I did not use the visual Studio to create any of these items. But now as I gained ...
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TFS2012 build server for both SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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Unable to create a new site collection, taking one hour and counting

I have created a new server containing SharePoint server 2013. Now I want to create a new site collection , but currently it took around 45 minutes for creating the site collection and still on ...
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Remote SharePoint 2010 Test Server running on VM

Currently I'm looking for a way to improve our test environment. I found it very useful to have a remote SP test server. So I created VirtualBox VM images for a domain controller and for a SharePoint ...
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How to resolve error while trying to publish 2013 workflow via designer. Probably a workflow manager backend user account issue?

I am getting error while publishing the 2013 workflow via designer. Also, under sharepoint designer if I try to delete any workflow then the page just refreshes and the workflow does not get deleted. ...
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SMTP setting in SharePoint 2010

I want to use my organization SMTP server for sending emails from SharePoint. I know we have to do certain setting in central admin but i am confused whether i need to install n configure SMTP ...
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Unable to access SharePoint when VPN client is connected

My organisation has SharePoint 2013 on prem. The site runs good on all client workstations but when user is connected to external network using VPN Client, SharePoint is not accessible. It gives a ...
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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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View SharePoint 2013 Site Contents as list

It can be difficult to find the list you want in the SharePoint 2013 Site Contents area as it's a set of large thumbnail images. Is there a way to view it like the old 2007/2010 style as a list with 1 ...
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View All Site Content Link goes to Content of Incorrect Site

Can you explain why a View All Site Content link would go to the wrong place? I've never seen this before, but a friend reports it happening on a test farm. What could explain most everything else ...
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SPSite.Usage.Storage is wrong and I can't find the “large” files

A user's MySite is over the default quota of 100MB. PS C:\> $site.Usage.Storage 106731646 So the user currently has round about 106MB in his personal site. The problem is: He doesn't. Database: ...
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Site collection locked & stucked in read only mode

I do have a SharePoint (2013) site collection that is stuck in read only mode due to a backup that was either interrupted or didn't terminated properly. I'm unable to unlock from : Site Quotas and ...
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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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What is the advantage of using local server admin account on the SharePoint 2010 server over sp_farm account?

What is the best practice and advantage of having the local server admin accounts(user accounts) on the SharePoint 2010 server(to login and check the logs) over the sp_farm & sp_admin account. ...
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Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from “activities I am following” section?

Is there a way to remove/delete/hide the activity from "activities I am following" section? I do not want to hide the entire section itself like mentioned in this URL - ...
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What's the SPSite do in the Register-SPWorkflowService command?

The Register-SPWorkflowService command has a required property SPSite. MSDN says Specifies a site collection to configure. To register the workflow service with SharePoint I would have to run ...
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People picker not able to fetch one user

I am trying to fetch user in people picker. However, in the Production Environment it is failing to resolve one of the user in few of the sitecollection. When I try to get the same user in other ...
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Can not restore my site collection .No content databases in the web application were available to store your site collection.

I want to change the URL of my team site collection, to do so i have back-up the site collection from inside the old URL, and i want to restore it to the new URL. so i did the following:- -i create ...
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How to remove port 80 from the web application URL [duplicate]

I want to create a new web application on the default port 80. But I want to remove the port number from the web application URL. Currently my application URL looks as follow:- https://servername:80 , ...
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Is it possible to change an existing list's URL?

Is it possible to change a list's URL from something like /site/Lists/ListName to /site/ListName in SharePoint 2010?
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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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Backup and restore site collection without their data

I have finished my implementation and testing on the staging server, and now I want to back-up then restore my two site collections inside the production server. But when I did the same step from ...