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Best practice for combining two lists

I know it's a common SharePoint problem. I want to accumulate two SharePoint lists on MOSS 2007. One is a calendar list and the second a custom list with a date column. I want both in another list. ...
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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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Best method to create custom NewForm / EditForm

I am new to sharepoint development and need to create some custom NewForm/EditForms for a new custom list I am creating. It seems like I have two choices: ...
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Choice field changed - How to propagate the change down to all lists that used it?

I have a feature (Web scoped) with a content type which contains a field (Type="Choice"). Values were A, B and C. I've created a list based on this content type and added some elements in it. I ...
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How can I restart list item ID numbering at 1?

I deleted list items that include an ID from the list and the recycle bin. When I create a new list item, the ID populates where the last line item left off. Now is there a way to make a new ID ...
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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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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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Is there a way to get column headers to wordwrap in SharePoint lists?

My column header needs to be quite long, but the content of the column is only a few pixels wide, so loads of white space and horizontal scrolling required to see the rest of the content. Any ideas?
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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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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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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Remove list instances upon feature deactivation

I have a feature put together in Visual Studio 2010 that creates 3 external list instances. These get created just fine when the feature is activated, but upon deactivation they remain on the ...
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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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Trouble adding a button to the ListItem Ribbon

I'm very new to to sharepoint and found a tutorial to allow me to create a custom action in order to place a button on the ribbon. I'm trying to use that to add a button to a list view but It isn't ...
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How to get ALL list items regardless of view using Lists webservice

I have a list with only one view exposed on it (default view). That list has a filter with a field Assigned To = [Me] so all users logged in can only see their own list items. This list items get ...
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Workflow not triggering on new item in e-mail enabled list

A simple workflow with only one step, update column, is set to "start on new item" on a E-Mail enabled list. When we send an email to the list, the email gets processed and a new item is created but ...
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Filter People and Group column using [Me]

Our list has a people and group column (called Users) which we want to filter using [Me]. It works when the field only contains individual users, but when the field contains a group (either SP group ...
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Create Custom New Edit and Display form for sharepoint list

I am new to SharePoint and I have created several custom lists. I would like to use visual studio 2010 to create new EDIT/NEW/DISPLAY forms for this list. I can't seem to find anything on the internet ...
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Using Default List Forms for Edit & View

Is it possible to configure a SharePoint 2010 list to the default form for editing and viewing while displaying my custom InfoPath form only for new items?
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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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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...