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Using a shared DAL class library solution for a SharePoint farm

I was wondering what your thoughts were on a shared data access layer in a SharePoint farm. I am well aware of the implications of accessing the SharePoint content databases directly - I am referring ...
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Forms Based Authentication - default page

I have mixed authentication on my site ("Windows" and FBA). If I go to site url I should be redirected to default.apx from 14hive\TEMPLATE\IDENTITYMODEL\LOGIN folder which contain LogonSelector ...
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How can I add a social tag to a page by using a custom script?

I wrote a script which I think is supposed to tag a page with a URL. I copied the URL which SharePoint uses to tag a page with "I Like It" when someone clicks on the I like it button. The URL is ...
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How do I use custom code to rotate images from an image library?

How do I rotate images from an image library on a SharePoint page? I want to do this using custom code not jQuery though. I'm using C#. Anyone have an idea?
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Why are controls being lost on postback?

I am having a really frustrating time with this. I have tried starting from scratch with a new project even, and still it happens. Basically, I have a webpart, with a label and a button in it. When ...
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Re-order Content Types for a List in code

Has anyone been able to re-order content types for a list in code? If I'm given a specific content type, I want to make it the default in a list, by re-ordering the SPList.ContentTypes collection and ...
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CKSDEV tools - problem with debugging

I use CKS devtools version 1.1(latest). Problem is: I installed tools and everything was ok relating to debug (VS2010 - Tools - CKSDEV -Attach to IIS Worker Processes) but after I changed ...
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CAML 'Endswith' equivalent?

I have to pull the data from the custom list by using a CAML query. I would like to use the "Endswith" option in the CAML query however it seems to be unsupported in sharepoint 2007. What would be ...
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Invalid field name error when calling GetAvailablePageLayouts()

UPDATE Worth noting that this is only happening when the site definition is called from SPWebApplication.Sites.Add, if I use the UI then this works fine. My code is impersonating the system account ...
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Is it possible to grant permission for groups (in SharePoint) to a site programmatically?

I am using the SharePoint Object Model to create new sites programmatically (with a custom web part). It works fine but I am wondering if it is possible to grant permission for groups as well? When I ...
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SPLongOperation never ends

I have an SPLongOperation that occasionally fails to redirect the user to a new page when the operation completes. I'm not sure what circumstances cause the problem, since I don't yet have a reliable ...
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Practical WSS 3.0 development environment?

I'm looking to set up a small development environment at home and I'm trying to figure out my options (a key consideration for me is price). Assume I have nothing but a Windows 7 32 bit PC. I think ...
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Modal error dialog

I would like to modify modal dialog for add/edit list items. Precisely, if i got some error message because user didn't enter correct informations in modal form (I have validators), then - I want to ...
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Can you query SharePoint in C# using SQL?

I'm sorry if this has been asked, but I cannot find an answer. Can you query a SharePoint Document Library or site in a C# program using SQL? If so, how do you set up the connection to SharePoint ...
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C# Add choice field to list and set default value

I am currently writing some code that when a user presses my custom ribbon button I add a choice column to the current document list. I am using the AddAsXml to add the column, I add the choice list ...
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How to provide a generic service to create and update documents

Problem: We need to create a generic document repository that will store all documents within an enterprise. The repository will be used by external systems, that is other SharePoint Web Applications ...
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Office Web Components 11 in SP2010

Can somebody confirm me is it possible to use owc 11 in SharePoint 2010?! I use owc chart control, and in my other project(asp.net web app) I can use owc without problems. In SP 2010 I can build and ...
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Customizing the NewForm.aspx of the SharePoint 2007 List?

I have a sharepoint 2007 list and it has 6 site columns, want to have two modes of newform.aspx page. When user clicks on Newitem, it should display only 3 site columns and there should a link to the ...
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Updating a list column thro' a PowerShell script?

I have a sharepoint 2007 list and it has many items, I want to update a column in an item thro' a powershell script even if the item is current edited/locked by someone else. Is it posssible?
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Is there any way to find all the DLLs called for a web-request?

We have an PKS application running on SharePoint 2007 farm, I wonder if there is way to find the DLLs are referred for a web-request (Page)?
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Adding and removing Web.config settings on a per Web app basis in SP2010

I am currently in the process of documenting some development best practises in advance of beginning dev on SP2010. One issue we have at present is that we make changes to web.config files manually. ...
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Link to Taxononomy from subweb quicklaunch

Is it possible to create somehow link from some subweb (link is for example placed in quick launch but it's not necessary to be there) to taxonomy page (central administration). For now, I don't know ...
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link documents in sharepoint 2010

how can i create a link to a document in a library in c# using the object model in sharepoint 2010?
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SP2010 Dev farm - issues with isolation

This question is related to that posted at http://www.sharepointoverflow.com/questions/7826/sp2010-developer-farm-with-a-shared-config-database-viable - I have some queries around isolation and ...
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SP2010 Developer Farm with a Shared Config Database. Viable?

I've setup a small development farm with 3 machines. 1 physical machine running SP2010+SQL server and 2 VM's which were added to the physical machine's farm, all sharing the same config database. Is ...
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SP 2010 Debuging problem

Please HELP, I creating custom SP2010 intranet site for last few months. During development i didn't have any particular problem with debuging except this one and now I can't figure where's the catch. ...
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How to map workflow task to the originating workflow

I would like to fire an event when Workflow Task is completed and I would like to check the original item and workflow that created the task. But I cannot find any value among the Workflow task ...
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How Can I Add a New Column to All Document Library Lists in SharePoint 2010 Using Visual Studio 2010?

I can't figure out how to create a solution in Visual Studio 2010 that will allow me to alter existing lists in a SharePoint 2010 site. Specifically, I want to add a new column, which contains a small ...
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401 error calling a custom webservice from a custom IRM module

I have a custom IRM module and a custom webservice, both installed into Sharepoint. The module attempts to call the service with the following code: MyService lService = new MyService(); lService.Url ...
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401 authentication error when calling OpenWorkbook method of ExcelService.asmx

We are trying to call the Excel Services web service using SOAP with a Sharepoint/domain admin account. I see 401.2 errors in the IIS logs. There is no user name specified there. We are using ...
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GetListItemsAsync to retrieve files from SharePoint 2007

I want to retrieve only the documents that are present inside a specific folder of a document library using GetListItemsAsync method. Here is how i call it: sc.GetListItemsAsync("MyDocLib", null, ...
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Retrieve SharePoint File Associations Icons programatically

This article explains how you can configure icons for files in SharePoint. But what if you want to reuse these icons for custom links that your solution (e.g. webpart) generates. Is there a smart and ...
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How do I get an SPFolder from the UniqueID?

I have the Unique ID for an SPFolder object. I also have the SiteID that it is located at. How can I (in C# from a SharePoint feature) get this item starting from the Site? Is there a way to do it ...
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How to get a document library URL from an SPSite object?

I have some documents in a document library in SharePoint 2007. The URL is http://abcd:24931/docu/Forms/AllItems.aspx. I need to display these documents in a data grid view of a Windows form ...
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Create sptimer job in c# and/or powershell

Can anyone tell me how to go about creating a timer job for sharepoint 2010 either using C# or Powershell. All the best
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what are the best distributed development methodologies for sharepoint

Let's say we have some distributed developers in different countries working on the same sharepoint project problems that they might face including (but not limited to): 1. webparts deployment & ...
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Duration is not getting updated in the PKS Web-Application

We have a PKS enabled web-application in our environment, everything looks fine however the Duration (Single line in text) field is in PKS Podcasts List is not getting updated correctly while ...
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Alternate SharePoint Code Deployment Approach

We have begun to take an alternate approach to solution packaging and deployment, and I wanted to get the community's perspective on it. We deploy all of our master pages, css, js, and other custom ...
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Approach for development of a simple WCM site

We are about to start building a simple WCM publishing site. It includes simple stuff like: News, Events, document libraries, Image gallery, video gallery, etc. We are using SP2010. This basically ...
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How to customize XLV

On the first page of our web app we want some "boxes" with a image and some links. What is the best approach for this? My first guess is to render data from a custom list. For this I need very custom ...
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Recurring timer job?

I have a situation where I need to move some huge data using a timer job. But I can't do this using OneTimeSchedule as it may impact the performance of my sharepoint application during the peak hours. ...
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Execution of code as Application Pool account

Here is what I'm currently trying to do - 1.Create a new instance of a timer job from a web part 2.Add a new site collection to the current web application again from a web part Each time the code ...
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Sharepoint 2010 FullTextSqlQuery using LIKE predicate does not find anything

I'm trying to execute a search in SharePoint 2010 with the FullTextSqlQuery class: using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://localhost")) { using (FullTextSqlQuery query = new FullTextSqlQuery(site)) ...
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Is it possible to fake acount information on a Dev machine?

I have a virtualized dev machine that is disconnected from the network. I want to add a local user (from the vm) to an attendee list. Can't do it because this user.. being local... does not have an ...
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How can I get the current “full” URL displayed in the Browser?

I'm not looking for the solution using SPContext & so. I tried it but I can't get URLs like: http://mypage.com/testblog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1 ) thanks george ps: I forgot to mention that ...
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How do I develop my first web part?

I am a newbie in SharePoint development and I have an Oracle and ASP.NET background. Can you please guide me to any tutorial which can take me from building Web parts to showing them on a SharePoint ...
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How do I get all of the user profile fields?

How do I get all fields from user profiles including quote and tags? I'm using C#.
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Should I install SharePoint Server 2007 alongside development tools on my development machine?

I am new to the exciting world of Sharepoint Server 2007. I have Windows 7 Ultimate and created a Virtual Machine using VMWare with Windows 2003 Server (Standard Edition) and installed the following. ...
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How can I get started with SharePoint development?

I am new to SharePoint and I find this product more for document management, workflows, collaboration sort of things and learned the basics concepts of site management. Now I wanna move on to the ...
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How should I develop real applications using MOSS 2007?

I am new to SharePoint 2007 and have ASP.NET (C#) customized application development background but am now confused in MOSS 2007 regarding customized application development. Can we develop core ...