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Dealing with Person column when someone leaves the organization?

We have a list which has a person (people picker) column. This column pulls from (is validated against) several possible sources including Active Directory. If a name cannot be found when ...
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Get distinct values via mechanism used when clicking “Show Filter Choices” on a Sharepoint list using Javascript

As many other people on this site seem to need, I'd like to get an array (or equivalent) of the distinct values in a field for a list. The canonical way of doing this is to retrieve the entire field ...
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Downloading Problem

we have requirement where we are downloading huge data in GB's. i have created powershell script which works very fine for Normal download of document library whose list threshold values not exceeded. ...
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SharePoint Lists web service UpdateListItems not updating items

I developed a MS Excel-AddIn with a WPF User Control to display and update MS SharePoint List Data. I used Lists Web Service to communicate with the list data. I can load list data to my Excel ...
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How to move/copy items from one custom list to another custom list without Designer?

I'm a guest to the site and after seeing the great quality of Q&A's believe it's worthwhile to 'put this out there' in the event anyone may be able to assist. Brief background: I have ...
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How can I identify columns independent from language?

I've got a webpart which reads several values from a list, while developing local I've got a column "Due Date", but when I upload my webpart to SharePoint online (Office 365) we have a German version ...
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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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Architecture: How do you store single pieces of information?

I am building a solution in which each Site Collection represents a single contained unit. The members of that unit will be using SharePoint to track information that describes their unit at the root ...
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error activate feature list template/instance in site definition

i've created a SiteDefiniton project and a Sharepoint ListDefinition project. In the SiteDefinition I created a listinstance of my template, but in deployment the activation of the ListInstanceFeture ...
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How to pull the total # of items from one sharepoint list as a column in another list?

The site has a list (List A) that links to multiple comments lists. For each item in List A, a unique list exists to capture comments related to that item. Users want to know how many comments have ...
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Drag and Drop SharePoint List by row for change items order

I have problem in one of my project. Requirement is it be able to drag and drop items in list to change their order. I try with HTML5 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/hh852596.aspx but i did't ...
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Document Library Permissions being bypassed when using “Open with Windows Explorer”

SharePoint 2007 Document Library has permissions set for user A to "Read". User A is able to go to Actions -> Open in Windows Explorer and delete files. This seems like a very large security loop ...
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Unneeded DIVs added to content

Why does SharePoint add the following to text entered into rich text fields of list items? <div class="ExternalClass85AC900AB26A481DBDC8ADAE7A02F039"><p>....</p></div> We've ...
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Trigger a workflow when user added to permission group

I'm not sure if this is even possible so here goes: I have a calendar list. After creation of the list I will add a choice field to the list in an event receiver where the choices will be the email ...
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How to filter items in a list that have a specific date that falls in last, this or next month?

I want to show only items with a specific date that falls in last, this or next month? For example: If today is the 7/13/2010 it should show only the items between the 1st of June and the 31st of ...
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CQWP Link to List Item

I cant seem to get my custom CQWP to link to a list item. If i look at everything exposed in the CQWP (using the showxml trick) the only thing close is the LinkURL which takes the format ...
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CAML OrderBy and managed metadata

I have something like this: SPQuery query = new SPQuery(); query.Query = "<OrderBy><FieldRef name=\"MyTerm\" /></OrderBy>"; myList.GetItems(query); I can sort on normal fields, ...
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Search orphaned uploaded files from announcement list

We have a couple of announcement lists where the files were uploaded instead of attached. Some of these announcements were deleted but the files are still there. Is it possible to do a search of ...
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How do I create a list from a template and create all views with Powershell?

I am trying to imitate the process of creating a list from a template in the UI by using a Powershell script. When you create a list from a template with the UI, all of the original list's views are ...
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change NavigateForFormsPages value to true using CSOM

I'm searching for a way to change NavigateForFormsPages property using CSOM but no luck till now. Anyone has idea to do it using CSOM
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Soap + Rest: Trying to understand differences for selecting fields between the two

I'm working on a Java-Application that integrates with SharePoint. The different SharePoint services are currently requested via the SOAP API. I am now working on an abstraction layer to also ...
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search box above every column of list in sharepoint 2010

The problem I am having is that I want to show search box above every column in list in my sharepoint site. But the number of columns in each list are different. Is there a dynamic way to do so?? I ...
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Make Lookup columns read only in a list view

I have a list with an all items view and it has a couple of lookup columns in it. I want to make those columns read only instead of being hyperlinks. Any suggestions? Thanks!
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Disable “Quick edit” for list

How do I disable this function from XML? Anywhere in Content Type or List Definition or List Instance?
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How to Update “Created By” column through workflow?

I am trying to make the Blog comments and discussion replies to be Anonymous. The only way to do this (a simple way) is through hiding the created by column in the view. Is it possible to update the ...
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How to show names of attachments from a list item in a column?

I have an announcements list and some announcements have multiple attachments. The view is set to show the attachments, but it just shows this paperclip icon which probably means the list item has ...
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Get difference in Minutes for DateTime format column

I have a formula for calculated column which gets the date difference in hh:mm format. =TEXT([COLUMN2]-[COLUMN1],"h:mm") But I want to get the difference in just minutes. I created very complex ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Grouping Expand/Collapse Sequence Bug

I've run into a bug with a List web part that has me stumped. Bug description: Using the web part and XSL specified below, expanding groups may result in items from the wrong group being shown. ...
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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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Attach ListItem to TaskItem

I've created a custom approval worfkflow for an listitem. Now I need to see the values of the item in the taskitem. So I think one way would be to attach the ListItem to the TaskItem. Does anybody ...
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Missing fields / columns on NewForm.aspx

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 in which the fields are not shown when clicking "New Item" and opening the NewForm.aspx. The list is not using a custom content type. I can edit existing list items in ...
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How to remove duplicates from a sharepoint view?

I have a sharepoint views containing different items but according to the columns displayed in my view, those items are the same: A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C E That I would like to display like: ...
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How can I import e-mail data from outlook into a SharePoint list?

I want to copy an email data into a SharePoint list. User will select which e-mail s/he wants to add and e-mail will be coppied into a multi-line text box. Also, e-mail attachments will be copied ...
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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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Notify user when question is answered

I have a list for frequently asked questions that anybody can submit an item to. There already is a workflow set up to notify the approvers when an item is submitted so they can approve it. But, they ...
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How to create a lookup field that has a list column picker

How would I be able to create a list field in VS that would be a lookup to select columns from any list? I would preferably like to have something like the PickerTreeView.aspx, but instead of ...
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dropdown box(sharepoint form field) validation sharepoint 2010

I have a sharepoint form field(look up field), a dropdown box in a list...below is the screen shot when i type into it it finds the name.. but when i type a text which is not present in the drop ...
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Moving list from one environment to another while preserving the GUID

I have a list template (.stp) file. I would like to restore the list and its contents in any given SharePoint environment. The conditions for restoring are listed below: Restore the list to any ...
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Version history of items in related list

Is there a way, without additional programming, to get history of children related items to the parent one, for example: SPList threads = SPContext.Current.Web.Lists["Blog threads"]; SPList posts = ...
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List does not exist - My Alerts on this Site->Add Alerts

When I try to access the URL - http://sample.url.com/sites/SiteColl/SPE/_layouts/SubChoos.aspx, it throws the below error however it is working for the other subsites 12/06/2011 16:08:45.59 ...
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Best Practice to handle items modification in SharePoint 2007

From my understanding, there is no checkout function inside a SharePoint 2007 List. So, what is the best practice that SharePoint Professionals and Expert do to make sure that a item of a SharePoint ...
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Go to specific page in large list

I got a list that have about 200 items and growing. Is there a way to navigate to a specific page of that list? Something similar that are on forums all over. Or a dropdown? We are using Sharepoint ...
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Jumping to a specific page within a SharePoint List

I was wondering what people think the best way is to jump to a specific page within a sharepoint list, taking into account performance considerations. eg: 1) List with 1000 items in it 2) Each page ...
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Import&Export Sharepoint Lists / Deploy this with VS2010

I created a webpart which grabs content of two Lists in Sharepoint, is used as source. Its working very well and i like the way users can change content. Is there an way to export my ...
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SP2010 Relational Lists - User Objects show “#VALUE!” instead of value

I know I'm just doing something wrong here but after I create a SPFieldLookup object, attaching to content type, and then adding to list, all looks fine. I then add an item to the parent, which in ...
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Workflow in 1st List controlling items in the 2nd List - Possible?

May I know if it is possible to create workflow in the 1st list that control items in the 2nd List?
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Auto-generated custom format ID for InfoPath form text field

May I know how do I use a InfoPath form text field to auto generate a custom format ID? The custom format ID must be in this format: YYYY/XXXREQ where YYYY is the year that the item is created, ...
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connect custom list to outlook

I created a SharePoint custom list and now I want to connect this list to Outlook. How is it possible to do this? P.S. From task list or document library I am successful in attaching the list to ...
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how to backup a SPList with 25000 records including attachements on SP2007

On SP2007 there is a sharepoint list (SPList) with 25000 records. The records contain attachements. In SP Designer 2007, the list has a size of 64MB. How can a backup be created ? Options ...
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Globally disable dialog boxes for all lists?

In SharePoint 2010, lists are set up to open modal dialog windows for item inserts and updates. I know these dialog boxes can be disabled on a list by list basis by going to List Settings -> Advanced ...