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Can't access the 'Site Settings' page after enabling Forms Based Authentication

I've setup Forms Based Authentication on my Sharepoint site using various online tutorials. It has both FBA and Windows Authentication and everything works as expected apart from the 'Site Settings' ...
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Group By on a DataSheetView

I have a DataSheet view on my library of infopath forms. the forms are basically weekly status reports and what i want to do is total the hours from each report for the month and show a totals row. I ...
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How can i show attachments as images in a DataView Web Part

I know i can show document attachments this way: <xsl:element name="SharePoint:AttachmentsField"> <xsl:attribute name="runat">server</xsl:attribute> <xsl:...
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Emailing a SharePoint Audience with Custom Actions

I am currently trying to build into sharepoint a workflow that runs against list Items. The workflow checks the conditions and then will need to email a certain global audience from SharePoint central ...
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can webpart connections use parameters with less than and greater than - SP 2010

Is there a i can use webpart connections(parameters) in SP designer 2010 like this stardateparam <= paramdate => enddate param or i would have to use Querystring params? Also does the date have to ...
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how to add users in the sharepoint

I am a beginner in using SharePoint. I have Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 and I want to create a simple page for me and other users on the network to share files with each other. I have ...
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two column layout using XSLT of People Search Core Result WebPart

I have implemented "Employee Directory" on my portal using People Search Core Result Webpart. I want to create two column layout to display the results. How can I do that.
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Rendering Mutiple HTML Pages in sharepoint with a time gap

I'm relatively quite new to SharePoint (2007) and I currently have a page veiwer webpart rendering one HTML file from my c:\ on to an internal moss site on the default page. I need help on the ...
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You do not have permission to do this operation

I am a site collection administrator. When I go into SharePoint Designer 2010 I can see everything. However, when I edit a Master Page, or Page Layout, I get the following error: You do not have ...
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How can we check out automatically after approving the Document?

Iam using the sharepoint default approval workflow on some libraries,here my question is after approving the particular document the document in the library has to be checked out automatically,so that ...
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How to determine if all choices in a Choice field are checked?

I have a task content type which uses a choice field set to display choices using checkboxes. Each time the item is edited, I want to evaluate whether ALL choices in that field have been checked, and ...
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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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how can i use asp.textbox to filter a list by default(when page loads)

I would like to filter a DWP using parameters. So i decided to use a asp:textbox and then filter using Control like so: <ParameterBinding Name="loc" Location="Control(locid)" DefaultValue=""/> ...
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SharePoint Designer to calculate complex formulas for different list views

I have a custom list with different views. In each view I need calculated columns that span across the entire list. How do I use SharePoint designer to perform formula calculations in the views that ...
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Web Parts Chrome Type is not Working

I am remotely connected to my clients sharepoint server 2010 standard using cisco vpn. I can see that the announcement list's webpart on our page has Title and Border which shows that chrome type is ...
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What would be the best way to create a custom search for a list

Just need some advice here. I have a list and i would like to create a custom search so that users can search easily .The list has some checkboxes,texts,date.I want the user also to search by date ...
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Cannot add WebPart to master page using SP Designer

I've built a WebPart for a SharePoint 2010 site. I need to add it to one of its master pages (using SharePoint Designer), and when I select it from the WebParts menu I click it but I don't see it ...
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Make list item “editable”

I have created a sharepoint list from an external content type (using Sharepoint Designer) with columns Id, Name etc. The fields in the Id column are links and contain a dropdown menu (view, edit, ...
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SharePoint site

I have a question about a project we are planning to develop. I will start by describing the project and later I will expose the possible approaches I see to tackle this task. I hope you can give me ...
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Adding Controls to a Bing Map Webpart for SP 2010

I am using this WebPart to display Bing Maps, I did lots of research to find out, how can I put controls on it as one shown in picture in link but didn;t find any hint except AJAX might help, can ...
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copy sharepoint top navigation bar to another site collection dyanamically

I have two sitecollection A and B, i want to write a c# code on my webpart to read the topnavbar of sitecollection A at sitecollection B and display the same in ASPMenu control on site collection B. ...
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Copy and Paste greyed out in sharepoint Designer 2010 for site owner

A user wants to copy and paste pages in Sharepoint designer. As admin, I can do it but she can not. Her paste option is greyed out. I confirmed that the user has "full control" access at the site ...
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sharepoint workflow wont start

I created a sharepoint designer worklow, it has custom activities. I deployed the custom activities. I deployed the web.config changes with authorized types I did iisreset I uploaded the wsp to test ...
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Collect Data from User (CDFU) Workflow does not work

I am trying to use the "Collect Data From User" (CDFU) workflow action to collect data from users and then use the "update list item" action to use the data entered by the user and update a field in ...
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How to override Dataview Webpart using XSL link?

I like the approach of using XSl link property to ovverride the presentaton of a webpart but i discovered my link breaks up anytime i open it up in Sharepoint designer. I have tried using e.g /sites/...
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Hide dropdown from XSLT List View WebPart

I have added a XSLT List view webpart to a sharepoint master using SPD 2010( in PlaceHolderLeftNavBarTop content placeholder ). The datasource for this list view webpart is a Links library. I have ...
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Custom Navigation Links

I want to display navigation links on left side of Sharepoint Site. Basically these links will point to different website within the organisation. The links will be stored in SharePoint Links library. ...
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Custom Activities and Update to web.config with authorized types

I have a vs solution with: One class library with custom activities. One sharepoint project with a mapped folder to the workflow folder in the 14 hive and the custom actions entries. One ...
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How to get PreSaveAction to work in a default NewForm.aspx - SP 2010

I have a default newform.aspx and i did add a PreSave Action function like so: I edited the default NewForm.aspx and i added my js just under the <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="...
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How to show a file extension within a document library view

I'm working on a Custom webpart and would like to show icons for the extensions. This is on a Sharepoint Designer 2010. Also if i have extensions like .wav how can i show or add a custome icon. Thanks ...
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Disable value in dropdown menu after being selected

I have created a library in which i am using the drop down column with some values.These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , C, D, E and ...
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Auto Insert new field into SP List on page PostBack

I've just created a new webpart. I'm a beginning on Sp Word. I built a new WP the get some data from textBox and put it into a content list. But every time I do Refresh a new void item is inserted ...
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IM Presence Icons not appearing in SOME master pages - IE9

I have updated my master pages to use some HTML5 and CSS3 elements. I therefore changed the to use HTML5, and altered the X-UA-COMPATIBLE to work in "IE=9;IE=Edge;" mode (instead of IE8). I did not ...
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How to edit InfoPath form from SharePoint Designer when it only returns an error message

I'm trying to edit an InfoPath form for an external list from SharePoint Designer. After clicking on the "Design Forms in InfoPath" button I get the following error: "Object 'blablabla.rem' has been ...
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Approval Form Sometimes Requires Double Click to Approve/Reject

We have a SharePoint Designer WF that spawns an approval WF. The form for the approval is giving us several issues. Occasionally users have to double click the approve or reject button. This ...
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Unable to update field with SP Designer 2010 workflow

I currently have a quite a simple workflow on a library that has a simple content type. I have created a SharePont Designer 2010 workflow that updateds a list item value based on whether or not the ...
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Trigger a site workflow when a column changes

I'm using Sharepoint Designer to craft a workflow that will do the following: When someone in a specific group enters a value in a field (i.e. the field is no longer empty) in one library, this ...
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Data View Web Part pointing at multiple XML feeds/internal SharePoint lists

I am trying to put together a web part with a mixture of jQuery display functionality on a DataView web part. The idea is to have multiple sources of news feeds from both an internal SharePoint list ...
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Changes to top bar

Hi guys, I want to remove this Home -> Home thing next to logo throughout the site collection. This should also not appear even navigating to site settings. Secondly, I want to add an image next to "...
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what is the best way to write code to a asp.net control in a masterpage

I have a button that I've added to our masterpage in Sharepoint Designer. What is the best way to write c# code to that button? I'd like to do this in visual studio if possible. Thanks,
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Can SharePoint 2010 Monitor Class Attendance and Activities?

The organisation I represent is a coaching company, with a number of coaches spread across the globe. One of the spreadsheets they use most frequently is a tracking sheet for all the people they coach....
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Change Title of Sharepoint Page

I have created a CallbackConfirm.aspx and attached the sharepoint master page in SP 2007. <%@ Page Language="C#" inherits="Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.WebPartPage, Microsoft.SharePoint, ...
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write to the workflow history list programatically

I have a sharepoint designer workflow with many Log to history activities to know where the workflow is. I also have 2 custom activities with some complex logic and try catch code. I would like to ...
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Output parameters in sharepoint designer are not working

Here is what I have A custom activity with 2 in parameters and 2 out parameters. The custom activity code works fine and in debugging mode the parameter is set. I created some log activities, after ...
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Designer - Form Error when Moving Drop Down

I've created a custom list which is working just fine. The next step I need to achieve is to create a custom form for users to enter in the items to this custom list. This all seemed simple enough, so ...
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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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Get client query of a server query

I?m trying to get how can I get the query but on the client context? SPWeb webRoot = scSite.OpenWeb(); SPListItem selectedItem = (from SPListItem item in webRoot.Lists["...
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Using jQuery add cascading dropdown to newform.aspx page of list

How can I add cascading dropdown to newform.aspx page of list using jQuery. I tried SPServices from codeplex but it's not working. Can anybody please guide me. Thanks
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Xhtml in SharePoint 2010

We can include ascx files in web parts private const string _ascxPath = @"~/_CONTROLTEMPLATES/TestPart/Test.ascx"; protected override void CreateChildControls() { Control control = ...
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Can anyone recommend a good pdf/word conveter for a list item and lib (SP 2010)

Looking or a way to convert picture,document libraries and list to pdf document. So a user can select this option from the list menu. Cheers