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Powershell command to find active features for site collection

Im trying to find active futures for my site from below script but im prompt with error ( cannot call a method on a null-valued expression) Appreciate your help $activeFeatures = Get-SPFeature ...
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When is Sharepoint Designer valuable?

I am going to be redesigning some SharePoint 2010 sites (basic content, primarily). In the process of research, I have found there is a free tool called SharePoint Designer which presumably allows ...
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Open a modal from a link in wiki-site: Sharepoint removes javascript

so I tried to add a little horizontal menu to a wiki-site and wanted one of the links to open in a modal Dialog (a contact form). Every time I try to add it about the UI, sharepoint removes the link. ...
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Sharepoint list with column type choice using radio button is always checked

I have sharepoint 2010 list with one column type as choice and is displayed using Radio Buttons with 4 options. When we open the new item form the first value always selected by default. What i need ...
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Web part for contribute access

I have created a web part to display chart on my site's default.aspx page. Now I have a user with contribute access, when he opens this page, he can see chart but on top of the chart he can see links ...
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where is the Form Web Part in Sharepoint Designer 2010?

How do i add a form webpart in sharepoint designer 2010. What i'm after is filter the list based on date using 2 textboxes startdate and enddate. Any ideas solution to this. Thanks in advance
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Export SPD List Workflow to Visual Studio 2010

is it possible to export a SPD List associated workflow into a .wsp-Package for further editing in Visual Studio 2010? Since it is possible with reusable workflows i wanted to know whether it is ...
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Hyperlinks in SharePoint 2010 built with query string ID={@ID} results in ID=

We just upgraded from MOSS 2007 to SPS 2010. There were several ASPX pages built with SharePoint designer that had data from lists appear in tabular format. What used to work: If a Title was ...
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Is it possible to style mobile list views?

I have been working on a task to style mobile lists views and since then, I have been unable to find a solution in terms of how I could get the views styled. So I am starting to wonder if is it really ...
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How best to create CQWP and test

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 Server and creating custom content query web parts (CQWP) that point to custom ItemStyle_myTemplates.xsl file. To do this, I've been creating the CQWP in the browser by ...
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Sharepoint Designer > Use Custom Field from Content Type to set a HTML Attibute

I'm really not a Designer, but unfortunately, I have to design something. Any help will be much appreciated. The Scenario: I have a Page Layout with my own Content Type. One of the Fields in the ...
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How to deploy a custom SharePoint Workflow Activity

I Created a VS 2010 project with a custom workflow activity and I wish to deploy that to the server. My development machine does not have SharePoint installed, so I decided to use WSP Builder. I ...
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Does Designer make page XSL static?

I've been chasing some weird problems with a Custom Field Type on a page that has a list view web part with Designer-provided Conditional Formatting. It seems like the XSL for the fields have been ...
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SPD Workflows upgrade from 2007 to 2010 fix

Our company has several large SharePoint farms that are migrating over time. As a result of the upgrade, our URL's will change. Our technology group has said that any workflows created in Designer ...
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Overwrite version from a workflow

Is it possible to overwrite a current version of a document from a workflow? I need to update some fields in a list but when I update the fields versioning kicks in and changes the version number. I ...
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How to get publishing page friendly URL in Data View Web Part (DVWP)?

I have the managed navigation functionality activated in my publishing site on SharePoint 2013, which enables the creation of friendly URLs for pages by using the term store. Now I am working in a ...
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Checkbox uncheck in document upload form for specific library

I want to change the behavior of the document library upload form i.e. it should appear unchecked when the user uploads the document in library. I searched over the internet and found this which ...
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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow task gets canceled

I have installed and configured sSharePoint 2013 workflow manager according to the instructions on msdn. When i create a simple workflow in SharePOint designer, just one task, the task gets canceled ...
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Calendar Overlay Setting in SharePoint 2010 issue

Is it possible to set dynamic URL in Calendar overlay settings -> Web Url ?
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Sharepoint Demo Sites to experiment Sharepoint

When I open Sharepoint Designer 2010, I'm prompted to enter the site URL. The situtation is that I'm not really a Sharepoint Developer here and hence I don't have any access to sharepoint site(or have ...
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How to remove WebPart from the screen if there are no items - CQWP

What do i need to do in my itemStyle.xsl to hide webpart when there are no items. When RowCount is 0. Thanks i advance
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SharePoint “List does not exist”

Ok so I seem to be the only administrator managing a SharePoint website on behalf of the Health Service. However being as it's linked to the government someone made this website for free. I also ...
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Very simple branding background question : what do I reference for body background?

So if I wanted to simply change the background of one page (not in the master), just the body of one single page, using an image what would I reference using sharepoint designer? Also I know this is ...
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Sharepoint designer 2010 doesn't show all fields of current item in workflow

Hi I'm working on a workflow and I'm trying to set a field in the current item to a value calculated. Im trying to do this: Calculate Current Item:GP Instance Run Count plus 1 (output to Variable: ...
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sharepoint designer can not display the item!

The scenario that lead to this error was: 1. I created a custom activity, it worked. 2. Then I wanted to change some names of properties, after deploying, this happened Is there anyway to remove some ...
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SharePoint 2010 Calendar restrict duplicate events

I need to restrict duplicate events in SharePoint 2010 calendar. Can anyone please provide me step by step approach. I already looked at check booking site column under schedule and reserve content ...
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SPD: Kbd shortcut to move focus from Design view to Code view?

I have a file open for editing in Advanced Mode in SPD. I'm in the Design mode editor. How can I switch to the Code view editor using my keyboard?
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Requiring Event Receiver while creating new item

I have an event receiver(item adding,item added)..on a custom list..this event receiver creates an ID when a new item is created..so when i deactivate the event receiver and add a new item to the list ...
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Dropdown lookupcoloumn in sharepoint list form (newform.aspx)2010

I have a dropdown lookupfield in newform.aspx sharepoint form...unlike choice dropdown the lookupdropdown is 'input' field and not 'select'.. so i raise an onchange event using jquery ...
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Is there a way to start a workflow through an infopath button?

So let's say I have a submit button that I want to send a workflow email, how can I have it send the email once the submit button is clicked in infopath?
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Problems with “Pause Until Date” activity in SPD-created workflows

I have a workflow and I'm trying to send an email when an item is added or updated from a calendar list. I tried using the Pause Until Date activity as I need to send the email 2 days before the due ...
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Workflow task edit form

I want to add a new button to a workflow task edit form. I want to call this button "Incomplete". The purpose of this button is to mark an item as incomplete instead of rejecting it. If the task item ...
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MasterPage modification in SharePoint

I have migrated my moss 2007 site to SharePoint 2010 machine and in all my pages I had a gradient 1px image (repeated) which was forming a thick line before the navigation bar like about us, ...
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How to display the initiation form parameter on an InfoPath 2010 task edit form?

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2010 custom approval workflow. I capture an initiation form parameter and save that value into a field in the list item associated with the workflow. I need to ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Make Copy of NewForm.aspx

How do you create a new copy of NewForm.aspx in Sharepoint Designer 2010. I would like to the customize the copy. I tried to copy the source code from the original to a new New Item Form, but that ...
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XSLT for summing a column in a Data View Web Part

I have this (an attempt to solve the task): <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:x="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/dsp" version="1.0" ...
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How to choose the right datatype when creating external content types?

assuming I want to create a SPList using external content types, in my case SQL server tables. When I create my ECT in Sharepoint Designer 2010 SQL data types are mapped to the List as follows: ...
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Assign ID of workflow created list to lookup field

Hi I'm trying to find a solution to my logic process below, I'm new to workflows. Current Scenario: I create itemA in ListA. Workflow then creates itemB in ListB. I then open itemA and assign ...
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@import, not working in css of sharepoint 2010

seen like this is the easy way, but I am facing some issue, I separated style sheet according to the section like layout.css typo.css element.css and sooo on and then from the masterpage ...
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How to save all modification operations for custom list in database?

I have custom list in SharePoint 2013, there are many edit operation on each item for the list , I want to save all the operation’s in database , then I can extract to Excel file (like report for ...
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Allow anonymous user to start workflow in MOSS 2007

I need to send email using workflow in 2007 MOSS when an anonymous user adds an item in the list. With logged in users, workflow gets completed successfully, but with anonymous user, the list item ...
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Displaying the sharepoint server date and time under the username

I am trying to display the server date and time under the username inside my SharePoint 2013 server. I did the following :- On the master page I added the following “currentdate” Div :- ...
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Output Row Items into Two Separate Divs

I am needing some assistance in creating a stylesheet that can output a single row item into two separate DIVs. Essentially, I am trying to turn list items into tabs using jQuery's UI library. The ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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How I can start with ASP.NET and Sharepoint 2010 Development? [closed]

I don't know how I can begin with the Development for Sharepoint 2010. I can create ASP.NET Webapplications and begin with ASP.NET MVC 4 Now. I search a good article for the work of ASP.NEt (MVC or ...
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How can I round numbers in SharePoint designer?

I am working on a workflow for a financial organization. To calculate a commission in one currency, I divide the amount in another currency by the exchange rate, which I then convert to text, and put ...
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Approval workflow doesn't work SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to set up a knowledge base using enterprise wiki pages in SharePoint 2013. Now I'm trying to set up a workflow: Newly created or edited wiki pages have to be approved by the administrator ...
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Customize Form (new wiki page)

Firstly, I would like to create a section for news in SharePoint, for this I use a wiki library, so far, it's good. Everything works fine, but I'd like to change is some point for my needs. when a ...
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2 web application points to same content db in sharepoint

Is that possible that 2 or more web application in same farm can point to same content db, if yes Please let me know the procedure. If the answer is no, Can you please tell me , Is that any way to ...