A duplicate is an identical copy of an object. Duplicates are typically determined by object name, though their content may be different.

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How do i prevent duplicate entires based on multiple criteria

How would I prevent duplicate entries into a list from being entered based on the status of a different item on the list. For example, I don't want someone to enter an new list item if they have an ...
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Duplicate workflow on the same list sharepoint 2007

i created a workflow on my custom list that does some actions. I want to duplicate the same workflow. I have to do that because many steps are the same. My problem is when i copy and past the ...
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Why SharePoint 2013 event receiver fires twice?

I have created custom SharePoint event. Event should create new promoted links list item, when I upload something to another library. This event works fine, except it creates duplicate items. I tried ...
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Incremental/Continuous crawl and case sensitivity - Duplicate items

I just stumbled upon an interesting behavior: Have a list item: Title: My Special List Item Perform a crawl (continuous / incremental crawl) Search returns 1 result. Rename the list item with ...
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How to make a column a primary key so duplicate records cannot be added

I have a text column called JPPNum, and I want to make it so a user cannot add the same JPP Number if the record with that JPP number is already in there. So no duplicate on JPP NUm, how would I do ...
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Duplicate entries to appended comments from workflow

There is a question that has been posted that had the same issue but the resolution did not work entirely for me. Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save In my situation I am ...
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hiding duplicates in a SharePoint view

I have a list with the following information: I have attempted to create a table of contents by grouping results in the following manner: However, as you can see, I have duplicated results in ...
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Duplicate a list Item from the original item

I have SPD 2010, but do not have access to additional coding options. Any help would be GREATLY appreicated. Scenario: Users enter items in a list through an OOTB SP "Add New Item" form. For ...
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Lookup column with no duplicates

I have a library containing documents, each one regarding a project. I also have a custom list with tasks (for monitoring) which has a column PROJECT. There are more than one tasks per project so this ...
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Duplication of listitems when enabling a feature [duplicate]

I currently have a Web scoped feature that creates a list via a list definition created in Visual Studio 2013. This list instance has some Rows being added in the definition itself by default. For ...
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Preventing Duplicate Categories For A SharePoint 2010 Blog

Background info: I currently work with two blogs in SharePoint 2010. For both blogs, we do a bit of ghost blogging (writing on behalf of executives, etc.), which is accomplished by clicking “Compose a ...
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Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a notes field (multi-line text / append changes) on a custom list being used to capture budgetary information. The notes field was intended to be a running commentary on ...
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Duplicate tasks created from workflow

I have a workflow that creates a task when the task is modified. The task is duplicated if the user goes in and modifies the task a second or third time. How can I get the task to be created on the ...
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Identifying duplicate items in a large list (>250000 items)

I am looking for some help. I have a list with ~250,000 items in it and I know that I have a lot of duplicates which I need to identify then clear out. I don't want to write Server Side code so ...
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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event ...
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sharepoint 2010 contacts duplicates

I have created a contacts list in SharePoint 2010 and need to be able to stop duplicate contact information from being added to this list. I am not finding an "out of the box" method is there some way ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Clone Entire Web Application

I've just taking over from a Sharepoint developer who has only worked in a single, live environment. I want to set up a development environment (and subsequently also a UAT environment) and so to do ...
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Adding a content type to a list gives me a duplicate field error

I have the following code: list.ContentTypes.Add(contentType); It works on my dev environment, but on test fails with the following error: A duplicate field name "[GUID]" was found. I've had ...
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FAST Search duplicates results

We are facing the following problem: We have created a custom document library with a managed metadata field and it seems FAST Search duplicates the result, i.e., in the result page for each result ...
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Finding all duplicates in a library

Is there a way, probably with Search, where you can find all the documents that have duplicates? I know search will show any document that has been duplicated. Is there any search page, scope, ...
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Same custom column name in 2 different solutions, 2 different ID guids, yet I get a “Duplicate field 'x' was found” error

So I have two completely different solutions, I'll call them solutionA.wsp and solutionB.wsp and they are being deployed to the same site Both of them contain a site column definition for a column ...
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Why are my list workflow email send events firing twice?

I have a workflow on a list that is started ONLY when a new item is created. I recreated this workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 while looking at the old workflow from SharePoint Designer 2007. ...
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Indentify Duplicate From a Document Library using a specific field (and with administration limits)

I would like help on a problem i have creating a documents library for my project team. I'm an HR consultant and have to manage a lot of resumes. The problem is that the same resumes can be sent by ...
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Remove Duplicates in DVWP using JQuery

I am using a linked datasource in MOSS to create a dynamic table of contents page based on a metadata associated with files in a document library. The library contains multilookup columns for the ...
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Duplicate userame in site collection after list import form classic to claims authenticated server

I had an list on SharePoint server 2010 enterprise with classic authentication. on the list there was field with usernames After I migrated (import/export statements below) this list to new server ...
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How to best duplicate a site?

I'd like to confirm the "best practices" of what I am trying to achieve. Currently, I have 1 SP 2010 application with 1 site that has users, (grouped appropriately) that have different permissions ...
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How to remove duplicate EventReceiver entries

Lately i had a bug that time-to-time added duplicate event receiver entries in SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection. So how do i easily enumerate and remove these duplicate entries?
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How to verify whether the document name exist in document library?

I am uploading some document in sharepoint document library with name sample.txt and after some time I am uploading a document with the same name. As per the OOB functionality based on the checkbox ...
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Removing duplicate results FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010

I have a custom content type which contain duplicate values. I try to remove duplicate results from Query Web service returns. For specify duplicate data, I created "groupid" managed property which ...
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Good De-Dup tools for SharePoint

What are some good de-dup tools for SharePoint? I tried a powershell method but it doesnt do what it said it do. ...
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Using SPServices to retrieve duplicates (e.g. Same title) of items in a SharePoint 2007 List?

From what I know, we can use SPServices to query all the list, store it into a javascript array and then make comparison to find duplicates items (using Javascript) in a SharePoint 2007 List. (I am ...
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delete dups in document library

Is there a powershell way to delete duplicate items from document library. there is a column called "OLDGUID" which is same between two files (alone with many other columns). I would like to keep the ...
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Document Library - Want Duplicate Report Names

In a document library that lists reports (in PDFs), I have a column for the fiscal year and period, and for these reports that run every month I would like to name them the same, but can't. Also, I'd ...
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How can I link from one location to another?

I have a directory of files and accidentally got two versions of the same document under different names, how can I create a symbolic link from one to the other, so that there is only one file, yet ...