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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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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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Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
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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 ...
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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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How to delete orphaned list view SP 2013

I have created a view on my list, but then accidentally deleted the list part of the view when editing it, just leaving the CEWPs. Going under List settings, that view is now no longer listed so I ...
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Refer office icons programatically

In my SharePoint list i have column called DocType which has values Docx,XLsx,PPT,Link If you choose any of those I wish to display the Office icons accordingly. As I know these icons are located ...
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Error while opening sharepoint list in datasheetview and exporting to excel

I have a List which is having around 14000 items in it.while opening that list in datasheet view it is giving error . Below is a summary of the issue: After selecting datasheet view : "Cannot ...
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Use one filter for multiple sharepoint lists

Can I define one list filter, and connect it to two lists on one web part page? I have two seperate lists on a page, both containing the 'author' column. Now, I want to add a filter to de page, so you ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Lookup Column Display issue

I have a simple list with three lookup columns in it. One LC has 5 items and displays as simple dropdown and there are no rendering issues (So ignore this column now). The other two columns has more ...
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Placing your branding images in the “14 hive” vs an Images list

What are the drawbacks or benefits of storing images in the hive versus a list within the farm? I have a debate with my colleague that deals with where to place images that must be accessible across ...
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Blog - how to avoid List Tools in ribbon when clicking on text

I have created a custom blog with the publishing feature enabled. When I am logged on with a normal user (with no admin rights) and click on a text or an image, "List Tools" appeares in the ribbon, ...
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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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Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
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Create SharePoint List programmatically

I want to create a SharePoint list programmatically from a SP addin. I would like to know which approach is better: Using JavaScript or Using REST Thanks In Advance
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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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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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SPO Retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property using Powershell

I am trying to retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property for multiple SharePoint Online lists using Powershell. I can do it for each one in SharePoint on-premises: ...
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How to display more than three views in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way to display more than 3 views in OOTB SharePoint list or library.
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Items And List Tabs In Ribbon Don't Show After Editing Page

In my portal I am running a custom master page. I have an issue, however, that the Items and List tabs don't show (even for admin) until I click in an existing list, in which case the ribbon opens. ...
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People or Group field returning semicolon hash then Name

In querying the properties of a list item, I found that returning the value of a people or group field that the value would be returned in the form 1;#George Grainger Using the code: ...
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Javascript : How to handle version conflict errors when using javascript COM?

so I use quite a bit of the javascript client object model for CRUD operations to lists from custom pages (inputs) and I have found that I get version conflict errors on saves from time to time....its ...
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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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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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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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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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How to remove default columns from a custom list?

Is there any option to remove default columns(eg: Created By, Modified By) from a custom list? I do not want to hide the columns for a view, but I need to entirely remove/modify the default columns. ...
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how do I know if the specific list is a document library?

when I'm getting all the lists with my Client program from a specific SharePoint server, I'm getting quite a lot of them, but I'd like to present to the user only the Document Libraries. How can I do ...
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CAML: Possible to query non existing field?

I'm using SPSiteDataQuery to fetch list contents from 2 different lists. List A) has the fields CustomField and Title List B) has only Title Is it possible to build a (filter) query with ...
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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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How to modify a list's template?

I have a list that was created from a Custom List template. Most users have been interacting with it through a calendar view that was created. Now, some users would like to connect this list to their ...
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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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Copying a List or Document Library from one farm to another

In SharePoint foundation 2013, How to copy a List or Document library from a site collection in one farm to a site collection in another farm?
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How do I programatically change the default value of, or remove from default view, title column using javascript?

Using the JSOM in SharePoint 2010, if I am creating lists programmatically using something like: this.myField= oList.get_fields().addFieldAsXml('<Field DisplayName=\'Key\' Type=\'Text\' />', ...
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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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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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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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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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Is setting permissions on views now possible?

In the previous SharePoint version of SharePoint you couldn't have permissions on list views. Is this now possible on SharePoint Foundation 2010? So for example I have a list and 2 views but I want ...
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List search results not appearing for other users

I added ~100 items to a list and ran an incremental crawl on the list (not sure if needed - we don't have Continuous enabled). Search results are returned correctly. However if I login as a Test User ...
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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SP2010 Javascript REST API: updating list item using MERGE and POST

I am trying to use REST API approach in javascript to update a sharepoint list item where I have an id. So I use GET and POST to create records, but per MSDN article it looks like the way to do this ...
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Add New List Item with SPServices anonymously

I have an HTML5 + jQuery application with a built in contact form that I wanted to hook into Sharepoint, and Lists seemed an ideal way to do that. I used the jQuery library SPServices to get this up ...
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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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 ...