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Populate SharePoint Contact List with AD user information

I want to import user information (contacts) from Active Directory (AD) and populate contact list in Sharepoint 2010. I bet the easiest way is to import contacts from outlook. However, this will not ...
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Listing all the Users/Group, there Type, UserName, and Permissions

Trying to find a C# script that will list me all the groups of Current Web for sake of webpart that will show users the groups and users having permission to a specific web. I know I can get all the ...
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How to get Keyword search working for a SharePoint list?

Keyword search works perfectly on Picture Library. But I am unable to get it working...am I missing something? Any help with links would be great.
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incoming email setting for custom list

Is it true that "Incoming email setup" is only available for document libraries and not custom lists? If so, how do I enable it for a custom list (100)?
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Sharepoint 2010 Excel - Extra fields in export xls

I have a view of about 80 fields (base from a list of about 200 fields) that I want to export into excel but the export shows up with extra fields (fields that are being used in some of the calculated ...
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How to copy attached documents between lists?

I have a custom list and I want to copy attached documents to another custom list. How can I do this using workflows?
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An item with the same key has already been added when trying to recover my list using Linq (SPMetal)

I have a problem with my application SharePoint. The problem is that I added a List in my SharePoint site (directly in SharePoint), then I used SPMetal LINQ to generate a File in which I can recover ...
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How to determine the List Template (SPListTemplate) that was used to create a list?

I am using the following code to create a custom list from a custom list definition. Is there a way, after the list is created to determine which definition it was created from? SPListTemplate ...
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programmatically get IDs of list from urls

Is it possible to retrieve the ID of a list or library with a url? For example, http://MyPortal/MySubsite/MyDocuments/Forms/AllItems.aspx If so, please provide me with some sample code. Many ...
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SharePoint: How set in folder add permission without edit permission?

I'm have permission level with perms for list "Add List Items" and "View Items" but then i'm try add new file with Windows explorer i get Access Denied error. And if set "Edit item" in permission ...
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GetListItems - viewFields null vs. empty XmlNode

I noticed that for a particular list, calling GetListItems and passing null for the viewFields argument, I wasn't getting back all of the columns. Just a few were missing. After some trial and ...
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Show Last Viewed date in a View

I understand enabling Auditing at a Content Type or Document Library level allows you to run reports to determine when documents are opened or downloaded (last viewed). Is there a way to show this ...
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How to apply 2 different conditions in the filter of list?

I have two different conditions based on which I need to apply filter on the list data. The conditions are based on the user role and status column. I have applied the filter condition as : ...
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Getting rid of the checkbox on SharePoint 2010 Lists

After doing an upgrade on a 2007 content database, I have noticed that every existing list view web part (not new, they dont seem to be affected) has a checkbox for selecting multiple items. I can ...
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Sharepoint Lists

I would like to know if I can use an existing list as a template but to exclude some columns before creating the list template. Or alternatively exporting to excel but keeping the options of drop down ...
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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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What are the advantages/disadvantages of building a list template with Visual Studio as opposed to SharePoint Designer

First, let me say, I am new to SharePoint Development. I have been able to create a couple of related custom lists using SharePoint Designer. I was able to deploy them and they work quite well. ...
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Creating a word document from a standard sharepoint list item

Can anyone point me in the right direction. I have a list in Sharepoint 2007 which is not a document library. From an item in the list, I can attach files quite happily using thestandard features. Now ...
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Sharepoint 2010 column missing or hidden?

I created several site columns to build multiple lists on a new SP 2010 site. In one of the new lists one of the columns has gone missing and I cannot reference, view, or update entries in the ...
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Content type reference

I implemented content type for workflow tasks. <ContentType ID="0x010801004D0E4ACA1A34472887F7CCD678E5F48C" Name="$Resources:file,name;" Group="Custom Content Types" ...
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How can i reorder items or swap items in a list or lib(Drag and drop will be ideal)

I have a project and one of the requirement is ti be able to re-order images ot items. So lets say they load the page and i have this 6 images. 1 2 3 4 5 6 and the users would like to swap 1 ...
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Deleting a Custom List Item using a custom field Name

Normally we delete a List item using following code, using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http:web1/default.aspx")) { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { ...
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Lists with lookup columns aren't saving - read only?

I've got several list which have lookup fields, and I can't add new items to any of them. Every time I've clicked save, I get this error: "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The ...
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Unable to find a column which is displayed in the Custom List

I have a custom list in which one column named "Status" (A look up field which is referenced in this list). is displayed with out any data. However, if I go to the menu option "Settings -> Document ...
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How to get Item from ListItem with Client Object model

I'm trying to printOut some items from a ListItem. But when run the code I get following exception: "Invalid usage of query execution. The query should be executed by using ExecuteQuery method on ...
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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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Custom Field does not save

I've created a list that contains a cumstom field. The custom field inherits from SPFieldUser. After I created a new ListItem (webfrontend) and have a look on the elements details the field is empty. ...
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Call entire list, 2000 items at a time?

If I need to store say 10,000 items in a list, but want to call them sequentially 2000 items at a time, what is the best method for doing that? I assume it's similar to a paged call, but want to ...
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Simple Dictionary Search Component in SharePoint

How would you implement a small dictionary search?(not more than 300 entries). I have a list in which I use abbreviations/words and description of the term, and I would like to make a functionality on ...
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properties.ListItem is NULL on item added Event Receiver?

The following articles... http://moonistahir.wordpress.com/2008/05/05/properties-listitem-in-itemadded-is-null-workaround-to-get-listitem/ ...
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Body column is not visible on Announcements web part

We use WSS 3.0 to host our portal. I created a new site on my Staging Server using the Blank Template and added an Announcements list, then put the Announcements Web Part on the home page. The Body ...
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SharePoint 2003: List all checked-out documents

I'm in a process where I'm copying documents from a SharePoint 2003-site to a new 2007 site. The problem is that documents that are checked out on the 2003-site are not copied in their newest version ...
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How do I move lists from a site into a feature?

I created some custom lists (with content) on a site I'm using for prototyping. I want to make a feature (via Visual Studio) that automatically adds these lists (plus content) to any site the feature ...
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Correct way to store and retrieve +2000 List items Sharepojnt 2007

So I've read all the whitepapers, and I know that you can store up to 5 million list items in a list as long as you use folders. What I'm after, is, has anyone written some nice recursion that gets a ...
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Update Sharepoint list using excel

I have a SharePoint that has list and I need to be able to update this list with new values from an Excel sheet (using VBA). This can be done from Access not a problem however I need it to be Excel ...
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Sharepoint Lists vs. Sharepoint Libraries

Fundamentally, what is the difference between the two? I'm in the really early stages of working out what's what with sharepoint and I can't seem to tell the difference between the two.
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EntityList empty when querying items provisioned in List Instance XML

I'm not sure if I have found a bug here or if I'm doing something wrong. I have a list which I provision using a SPI in Visual Studio, in the List Instance XML I provision some default list items ...
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Selecting single user from User Information List

I've got a problem with not being able to select a single list item from the User Information List, I have used U2U CAMLbuilder to build a query that extracts an entry with the ID = 1 When run in the ...
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Add default data in declarative xml list instances for Taxonomy fields

Can somebody tell me, how to add default data for taxonomy fields in xml... currently i am doing this is a basic way, but not working... <Data> <Rows> <Row> <Field ...
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GetListItems on Lists.asmx returns all items, not just the specified folder

I'm trying to call the Lists.asmx webservice to retrieve only those items within a Folder named "Admin" in my SharePoint list. The webservice 'works' for me to some degree, but not as I expect. The ...
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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...
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Is there a way to wrap text editor content with html tags?

I'm trying to implement syntax highlighter in SharePoint and have it working, but want to be able to use it in a list using a multi-text field. I would like to wrap the text that I paste into the ...
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Changing “In this Column” property of Custom Lookup field Programmatically

I am creating a LookUp Column Programmatically for a custom list which is already there, and trying to change the property shown in attached picture using C#, but I couldn't figure out whats the name ...
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Using Import-SPweb -IncludeUserSecurity slow

I am quite often asked to move lists/document libraries etc. between Sharepoint sites and retain the Author, Modified by data and the like. Now I can do this fine using the -IncludeUserSecurity switch ...
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Sharepoint External Data field with multiple values

I need to create a list column which contains external data (from BDC). The field has to contain multiple values. But I haven't found a way how to make a external-data-field take multiple values. ...
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SPMetal, lookups without EntityRef

I defined site definition with two content types and two list definitions. I have lookup site column <Field ID="{4318c52f-11c6-129a-b832-5ab22450b17c}" Type="Lookup" ...
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How to auto create InfoPath Form in SharePoint based on a SharePoint List

For example, I have a List called "Student Name" and a InfoPath document library called "Students Forms". When I have insert all the Student Names into the List 'Student Name', and do a action (* See ...
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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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Is it possible to start a workflow instance on a list item when the workflow is not associated with the list?

I am writing a powershell script to find out all the In-Progress workflow instances in a site collection. Usually, the suggested way to do this is to find associated workflows to a list and check the ...
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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 = ...