A property of the SPUser class, the display name of a user is the name which appears in most forms and dialogs to identify the user.

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managed property Name

In sharepoint 2010, there are the default metadate "Name" I'm trying to make a search on with Name:'test' but it doesn't work. What is the name of this managed property? If i've to create one with ...
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Is it possible to, using an event receiver, change a filename before it is uploaded?

I was using a workflow to change file names to some text and the SP ID, but this has caused issues because the workflows can often take several minutes to complete. I would like to do this during ...
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Using getSelectedItems to get a field value instead of ID

I have been able to use getSelectedItems() without issue so I can perform operations, but from my (hopefully incorrect) understanding, the only other value that is returned is the type of item that's ...
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Using a column other than “Name” to open item in list/library?

Is there a way to let users click on another single line of text field or even a date field in order for the document within a library to open up? My users don't want to have the "Name" field visible ...
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Calculated field with library folder name

I have a library (e-amil enabled) with e-mail with attachments and I need to make a calulated field using the e-mail subject. The problem is that the calculated field shows only when I drill down the ...
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SharePoint Online: some users see the internal column names in views

I have a SharePoint online solution with several users. Most of my columns have display names different from the internal column names. Now, for some strange reason, some of my users see my lists ...
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Active Directory Display name with commas and SharePoint

This is rather a rant than a question, but I'm trying to find a best practice. A Active Directory I'm working with is currently organized using LastName, FirstName for displayName. The ...
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Use SharePoint web app without user profile service application

I have a requirement to allow users to change their display name, but, due to a somewhat bizarre combination of existing farm configuration and other limitations, I cannot accomplish this by making ...
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2010 - displayNames from Active Directory not staying consistent

We are having a problem in which the "Name" portion of some people's profiles are being updated on the periodic sync wiping out the proper displayName which should just be their first and last names ...
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Can I change a custom SPContentType's display name?

I created a SPContentType of my own. In the Sharepoint Site Settings I see all the default content types with names in my language (polish). How can I change display names for my own content types? ...
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How to update field name for a list?

I am creating custom lists(fields,CT,List Def and list Instance) A and B with visual studio. I have site column called "Status" i have used those column name in ListA and ListB. Suddenly i need to ...
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How to rename a Content Type associated to a List

I'm tring to change the content type name of a specified List. I have a Content Type called (for example) ExampleCT that I change from Site Settings in "Example CT" pushing down changes to childer. ...
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Pages list, content types and custom field display names

While investigating SPList multiple content types - "Column does not exist" error, I discovered something odd. Background: I'm using the SharePoint Publishing feature I have a custom ...
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Change Contact Selector display name?

Is there a way to change the way a DisplayName is shown in infopath 2010? I have a contact selector and when the DisplayName is shown, its the Last Name, First Name. Can I have it show as First Name, ...
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How to hide / remove / rename “Name” propertie from folders

I have a content Type that inheritate from Folder (named F_CT) to content my other type elements (I_CT)... When I Click to create a new F_CT Sharepoint asks me how all the F_CT fields and "Name" as it ...
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Changing users DisplayName isn't permanent (i:0#.f|… issue)

We're having the issue where user's names shown after logging in are being preffixed with the membership provider information, e.g. i:0#.f|fbamembershipprovider|myemail@q... (note that we're using FBA ...
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Change Field's DisplayName in a List

I'm trying to change the DisplayName for a field that belongs to a list. Below is the code that I'm using. using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://sp10dev/sites/demo")) { using (SPWeb web = ...
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Differences between a fields DisplayName and Title

What are the main differences between a fields DisplayName and a fields Title? Why are they sometimes different and sometimes the same? What is the best practice regarding naming the DisplayName and ...
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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Discussion board post display

When someone posts a message in discussion board, his/her name appears on the left along with Photo, if available. Suppose the site owner/admin changes the post, then only the name of the person who ...
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List names on my Intranet homepage were changed to “Untitled[n]”

Suddenly, the name of various lists like Announcements, Suggestions etc. on my Homepage has changed to Untitled ‭[1]‬, Untitled ‭[2]‬ and so on... How could this happen? Please help!!
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How do you change last names in SharePoint?

I am new to Sharepoint Administration and we are running version 12.0.0.6318. We have two people who recently got married that I need to change their last names. Their information has been changed ...
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Finding the internal name and display name for a list column

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I heard for SharePoint list/list column, it has an internal name which ...