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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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Inherit permissions on list in a sub-site causes site collection lock-out

Scenario is this - site collection contains a sub-site with unique permissions. In that sub-site, site owner with full control creates link list. That list is not created with the same permissions as ...
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Saving list template with managed metadata columns. Creating new list with the template.

I have a list that has several columns including managed metadata columns. I'm saving this list as a template and including all the content. I'm then taking this template to another site collection ...
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Deploying List Instance - LookupMulti Type Column in XML

So I have been able to populate rows with Lookup type fields as such: <ListInstance ... > <Data> <Rows> <Row> <Field ...
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Calculated value for Title field?

I would like to create a calculated value for the mandatory Title field: <username, created by> - DD-MM-YYYY That is I want the title to be filled in with the user name (the user that creates ...
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What's the best way to move a list from one site to another?

I know you can backup site collections with stsadm -o backup, and you can backup sites with stsadm -o export. But what's the best way to copy a list. I've tried to use the save as a list template and ...
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calculated field - formula for ageing

Again a calculated field question, How can I create a calculated field to find out, what is the age of the entry. In the list I will have a created date field, from that I would like to create a ...
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Location of Ribbon XML for List View

I'm looking for the location of SharePoint ribbon XML for List Views. I'm just curious to see how Microsoft has coded it. However, I don't know the location of the xml file. Could someone put me in ...
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Only show Sorting option not filtering opetion in contex menu of header in ListViewByQuery

I have creatd ListViewByQuery control through coding and added the control through RencerControl Event. I am filtering the list in code. so filtered result is shown. I want to hide filter context ...
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Is there a workaround for the 'You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.' error?

I have been trying to piece together a quick and dirty system to allow users to leave messages on each others sites where any user can leave a message, but they can only see messages they have left, ...
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How to change sort order of axis on Chart Web Part?

I have a Chart Web Part that is connected to a SharePoint list. I modified the All Items default view of the list so that it would be sorted correctly but the Chart Web Part does not pickup on the ...
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Webpart to display list of subsites?

I would have thought SharePoint 2010 still had a built-in webpart to display a list of subsites as I could in previous versions. I'm having great trouble finding it, though. How does one display a ...
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List with hierarchy

I want to create a list with tasks, subtasks of these tasks, etc. It should also be possible to add new tasks to a specific level in the hierarchy. The only thing I could find is the Managed Metadata ...
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Only have the option to create Web Pages

I'm a new SharePoint user, getting my feet wet by learning the interface for WSS. I'm trying to edit an existing site by adding a links list. But I don't have the regular options. On the Home site ...
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Is it possible to return only the count of the query?

Is there any way to return only the count of the rows from a Sharepoint query? I would like to get only the count of the result returned by sharepoint query.
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Creating a poll in Sharepoint Online (lists or other approach)

There seem to be many web parts available for on-premise versions of SharePoint but I've not been able to find an easy way of doing them on SharePoint Online. My idea was to create a list that had a ...
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SPList.GetItems query returning an invalid SPListItemCollection. What am I doing wrong?

I'm trying to query an SPList object using a CAML query (see code below). SPQuery queryGetExistingTargetTask = new SPQuery(); queryGetExistingTargetTask.Query = ...
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In MOSS 2007, how to sort a list by a total/aggregate?

I have a basic issue tracking list with a few columns, let's say Application, Title, Created By, and Task Priority. My list is grouped by Application and I am performing a Total (Average) on Task ...
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List Template doesn't appear in gallery after wsp deployment

I have a list template (.stp file) inside a module that I am deploying to a Publishing Site (SP2010) via a wsp. The elements.xml has the correct mapping to the _catalogs/lt folder. When I deploy, my ...
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Update read-only field (“completed”) in listitem programmatically

I want programmatically update (change) a read-only field (the "Completed" column) of a listitem in a survey, but on everthing I do, I get the message that it's not possible to update a ready only ...
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Data Form Web Part doesn't show data from Linked Data Source

I have Data Form Web Part with Linked Data Source which consists of three SOAP data sources to different libraries on different sites (one parent site collection with two subsites). All was ...
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Content Type dropdown in a custom list edit form

I have two content types created A and B. I have a list definition where I placed those content types. Using SPD 2010, I created a custom list edit form and as you know, SPD 2010 will ask you to bind ...
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Strategy Queston : how would you implement this calendaring use-case

At my organization there is a process that goes in to preparing for our Board of Director's Meetings that begins 6 weeks beforehand and involves about 9 different steps. We have a template document ...
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Tooltip showing latest pictures inside a Picture Library for SharePoint 2007

Inside a SharePoint Document List, I keep a few folders - Folder A, Folder B, Folder C. Each folder have some pictures inside them. May I know if there are any web part that can help me display at ...
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How to hide a column from new item but not edit item?

I have a list, and all I am trying to do is hide an column for when a user creates a new item, but allow the column to be shown in the edit item page. Currently if I hide a column it is hidden in both ...
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How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
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SharePoint List with many columns

We are designing a system where data from forms will be stored in sharepoint lists. Problem is that these lists can have very many columns. Question is: Is there a max number of columns in a ...
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Move list from root site to subsite

We accidentally created a few lists at the root of our SharePoint 2010 site and need to move them to a subsite. How do you do this? We tried exporting as a template, but then the list became a library ...
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Multiple File Upload not working

When i try to upload multiple files it gives me error . Can someone provide a server side fix . Also the multiple upload doesnt work for Mozilla ,Chrome . Are there any third party tools to make ...
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ListItem[“Property Name”] VS ListItem.Properties[“Property Name”]

When we try to get list item properties, three ways of getting property I remember are, ListItem["Property Name"] //always work fine ListItem.Properties["Property Name"] // works fine unless I ...
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Can you call SPSite on a different machine to SharePoint setup?

I'm trying to call SharePoint from within a standard .NET class library. This will probably be hosted on a different server to SharePoint. I just need to return an item from a list, and wondered if I ...
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sharepoint 2010 Retention Policy not working?

I have created one simple document library and want to enable a retention policy for that, for this thing I have created one document library and have navigated to following steps: 1) Document ...
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JQuery Accordion with SharePoint 2010 Custom List

I have a FAQ custom list in Sharepoint 2010 with two columns: Question (title column renamed) and Answer. I want to display the questions and answers from the sharepoint list in JQuery Accordion. ...
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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Is there any way to check does list exists without try catch?

Now i'm using same way to check does list exist by url SPList logList = null; try { logList = site.RootWeb.GetListFromWebRelativeUrl("Lists/LogRecords"); } catch { } if (null != logList) ...
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How to get visible SPField's for a specific list view

I am trying to enumerate a list based on a selected view - basically, programmatically doing what is visually shown when viewing a list. I will be using this to output a file, so I am first getting ...
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SP2010: How to start a workflow which is not related to a document or list item?

I'm trying to build a "list" which is comprised of a bunch of workflows. Example workflows would be: Travel, Reimbursement, Software Request. I would like to list these workflows and allow a user to ...
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Possible to create a column that users can upload an image to?

I'm trying to create a column in a list that users can upload a picture to. I found the Hyperlink or Picture, but this requires that users specify a URL for the image. Is there way to create a ...
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Error using javascript to retrieve a SharePoint list's items

I am trying to use this method to query items of a column of a list in my SP site via javascript (the reason I am doing this is to display that info on the page by modifying the html tags in the DOM), ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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Embedding YouTube Video in a SharePoint 2010 List?

First, thank you in advance for any help anyone is able to give. I have a Sharepoint 2010 site that needs the ability to embed YouTube videos in the rich text field of a list item, is there anyway to ...
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Change URL description programmatically in list C#

I have this list with artists that I manipulate with C#. I can get all te values of the list with this code part and change SPListItem listItem = properties.ListItem; SPWeb artistWeb = ...
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Programmatically find lists by template ID

I am looking for an efficient way to programmatically find all SharePoint lists with a given template / type in the current site collection from within a sandbox solution. NB: I'm obviously aware ...
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Delete a 60GB list

I have a runaway list which - due to a recursive workflow and versioning - has grown to 60GB. We are now trying to delete it. It is in the recycle bin, however I want to remove it completely. If I ...
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What options are available to me to find lists that were created using a specific list definition?

I have many lists, some of which were created using a custom and now-obsolete list definition. I need a programmatic way of finding out which lists were created using that old definition. Currently ...
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dropdown box on change event in SharePoint list forms

I am editing an SharePoint list form using SharePoint Designer. I need to have two drop down boxes one with the names of the countries and other with the names of appropriate state. How can I ...
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SharePoint Lists' EditForm & DispForm

I haven't been able to find any information regarding this, so I hope you guys can help me out on this. Since all lists in SharePoint all have an EditForm.aspx and a DispForm.aspx I am wondering if ...
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DateTime list column with 1 minute increments

How can I change the time portion of a date time column to have 1 minute increments? When you create a coulmn by default it shows 5 minute increments, but I need to be able to use 1 minute increments. ...
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powershell not finding shared document library?

There is a document library called "shared documents" in the site I type at the prompt when running this script. The script returns the titles of several document libraries, but not "shared ...
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How do I populate a SharePoint list from a SQL table?

I would like to know the best way to get data from a SQL view into a temporary SharePoint list from within SharePoint.