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How do you switch to a different site template in SharePoint 2010?

If you used a site template (such as the Document Center template) and wish to use a different template (such as a Team Site), how can you accomplish this? More importantly, how do you do this ...
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Sharing data between multiple site collections

We currently have no central records for the addresses of our offices around the world in Sharepoint. Different teams maintain their own address lists, and a search for an address may return various ...
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SPList.Add() vs SPList.AddItem() SharePoint 2010

Using some test code i found out that SPList.AddItem() executes slight faster then SPList.Add() - does anyone know why is it so ? DateTime start = DateTime.Now; SPList ...
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What are the differences between creating Search center as a subsite vs a new site collection?

What are the differences between creating Search center as a subsite vs a new site collection? What are the benefits of creating it as as new site collection v.s a subsite.
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Friendly URL and Content Deployment

SharePoint 2013 has introduced Friendly URLs and is implemented using Managed Meta Data Service. The Content Deployment will complain Metadata Navigation is not supported Deactivate Metadata ...
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Where can i download the U2U CAML query Builder for Sharepoint 2010?

I have try to download form below links. But the site is not opening. http://www.u2u.be/res/Tools/files/CamlBuilderSetupv4.0.0.0.zip . http://www.u2u.be/res/tools/camlquerybuilder.aspx ...
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Feature has already been installed. Use the force attribute to explicitly re-install the feature

We have several SharePoint 2010 solutions which we want to deploy to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012 running on Windows Server 2012. Site solutions work. But farm solutions just don't. I get ...
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What are the standard URL suffix views that every SharePoint professional should know?

There are certain lesser-known URL suffixes that can be quite useful in SharePoint, such as {PageUrl}?contents=1 for web part maintenance and {PageUrl}_layouts/UsageDetails.aspx for ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom 401 error page on authenticated site

I'm trying to create a custom 401 error page for my site. The setup is a SharePoint 2010 enterprise site with subwebs. The entire solution requires authentication (no anonymous access). I've tried ...
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how do you say blank to sharepoint?

I want to create a view whereby it does not include any items which does not have the 'next review date' as blank, i.e. only includes items which have this field populated. How do I say blank to a ...
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User Profile Synchronization - cannot import users without DN entry

I need help in troubleshooting the problem with User Profile Synchronization. Issue: Some users were treated with stsadm -o migrateuser command and they no longer being imported from Active ...
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The best practice for moving content database between two farms

I have two farms both running SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2, basically something like a development environment and a production environment. I have a site running on web app - port 80 and it ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Site Actions IE9 doesnt work

We have a public facing website which is custom branded. Up until viewing the website in IE9 all standard Sharepoint functionality worked such as Site Actions. All browsers work with it. Recently ...
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“SharePoint is not a database!” article of 2009 - does it still apply for SP 2010 and 2013?

I'm talking about this blog post by Chris Woodill. He mentions the following advantages of modeling data via SQL programming instead of SharePoint's lists: Primary And foreign keys: one of the most ...
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In which situation use SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges with superusertoken?

i have given permission only read only to Users Group.so there are not access to see listitem or any list. i have create application page with SPGridview with bind listitem. this page access by this ...
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Reasons for not using Sharepoint in an organization?

From your experience, is there any context where you should not use Sharepoint in an organization?
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InfoPath is Dead

As per this Microsoft blog article, InfoPath is retiring. It will not be available in the next version of SharePoint. I am in the middle of setting up a Forms Solution architecture for a company and ...
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How to Send Mail to a SharePoint library using hMailServer?

How can i send mail from hmailSserver to a SharePoint library ? I work on Windows Server 2008. When an email is sent from Outlook I can't find it in the library..
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Disable ECB flyout menu in Sharepoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 introduced a new flyout on list items instead of a drop-down context menu. When you click the 3 dots next to a list item or document, you get the flyout. You then have to click the 3 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Errors

Issue: When performing any type of search whether that be from the Enterprise Search Center or from Query Rules to test a query, the page results in an error. Error on Manage Query Rules and ...
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Infopath's built in Username() function returning “i:0#.w|Domain\UserName” instead of just UserName?

How can I modify the UserName() return string to display only the username as opposed to "i:0#.w|Domain\UserName"? When I had the same form in my development environment it returned ...
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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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How to add jquery library in sharepoint2013?

I am new to SharePoint, currently i am learning sharepoint2013, here i don't know,how to add jquery library in master page. Before that I did all steps from the following site ...
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What is downside of reducing the workflow timer job in SharePoint2010 from 5mins to 1 mins

I am working on a project which trigger the workflow in code asynchronously, the default time for the workflow timer job to pick the workflow is 5 mins , I would like to reduce the timer job from ...
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SQL Injections with SharePoint 2010 CAML Queries

IBM Appscan has detected that some pages in our system are vulnerable to SQL Injection. The report shows which URLs are vulnerable, so I checked the pages based on the URLs, but most of the pages ...
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A bug, saboteur, or am I going crazy… SharePoint 2010 Farm That Keeps “breaking”

Good evening everyone. What I'm about to describe is actually occurring. This is not some weird problem that's the result of custom code or a third party SharePoint Solution. It's an out of the box ...
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SP is Undefined in SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog

I got "Type is undefined" and "SP is undefined" message when I try to open the list form in sharepoint modal dialog. Could anyone help me to resolve this issue? This is the code: <script ...
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Using Third Party editor in sharepoint 2010

Sharepoint 2010 content editor is better than sharepoint2007 but it's lacking lots of functionality. Is it possible to "substitute" standard rich text editor with something like Telerik Rad editor? ...
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compatibility range mismatch between the Web server and database “WSS_Content”,

Follwing is my code which uses RunWithElevatedPrivileges in a visual web part SPServiceContext serverContext = SPServiceContext.GetContext(currentSite); UserProfileManager profileManager = new ...
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Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
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How to get user profile property value when privacy for property set to “Private” (only me)

I have a property in the user profile. This property has privacy settings equal to "Private" (or "Only Me" if working through UI). It means that value for this property will be shown only to you or ...
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'The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is not installed on this machine' on SP Server

I made a fresh SP 2013 installation on win 2008 R2 SP1. When access SP Mgmt Shell, I am getting the following error - "Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' is ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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SharePoint 2010 Documentor

Is there already existing a tool , I think "documentor" can be his name for Sharepoint 2010 that can output a form of documentation with a description of all db, web application , sites, sub sites , ...
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Protect wsp file from Reverse Engineering

How to protect wsp file so no one can read my source code. When we change wsp file extension from wsp to zip, it gives all dll file and this dll can be extracted from .net reflector and get all source ...
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Error occured in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is "Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint"
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sharepoint 2010 getting session timed out error for

We have an application which depends on “Excel calculation Services” in SharePoint. This application presents the data from excel to web based format like html. It also gives a text box to insert ...
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About SharePoint 2013 display language

Our sharepoint site has two languages, the default language is English, the other is Chinese. What is the mechanism for how SharePoint chooses display language in SharePoint 2013? I have found ...
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Give a visitor user contribute access in a document library folder

I am facing problem in giving a visitor user permission as "Contribute" on a particular folder inside a document library. In my scenario the user is added in the top site collection inside the visitor ...
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Error exporting the site field named “Parent Level”

I am trying to save a site as a template. During this process it throws an error "Error exporting the site field named "Parent Level". Am I doing anything wrong? Kind Regards, Sepaka
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Sharepoint asks for log in multiple times

I am using SharePoint 2013. When I log in in my site it asks me to do so 3 times. I think the reason behind it is because I am using two apps, so it once asks to log in into the page and later asks ...
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SharePoint 2013 Global Navigation Across Site Collections

I am trying to set up ONE global navigation for all sites and site collections in my portal.example.com SharePoint site. Whether I am in portal.example.com, portal.example.com/sites/site1, or ...
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Using SharePoint UserAccountDirectoryPath with SSRS

I've got a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise multi-tenant setup integrated with a new SSRS 2008 R2 instance in SharePoint-Integrated mode and have FINALLY managed to get everything working. However, there ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2007 Data to Office 365?

I have SharePoint 2007 site on my server which have lists, libraries, custom web-parts, workflows etc. and i have another SharePoint Server on Office 365 which also have some lists,libraries and ...
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SharePoint Issues log

This is what I am trying to do: I need to use an issues log on my team's SharePoint site. I need a number of people to receive email notifications once an user makes a new entry into the log. The ...
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What is the My Site search experience in geographically distributed model?

I'm developing an architecture model for my company's global SharePoint footprint and have a question on the people search experience for a geographically distributed model. My plan right now is to ...
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How to create a WSP solution package with visual studio 2012 for an existing SharePoint site?

My manager told me: "We don't create a WSP package for an entire existing SharePoint site, we just need to package master pages, CSS, images and page layout files into a solution package." Is it ...
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Update-SPSolution does not Deploy Solution

I am trying to deploy or update a WSP solution to SharePoint in a script using Update-SPSolution. The problem I have is that if this is the initial install I need to use Add-SPSolution and then ...
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Difference beween wiki page, application page, web part page and publishing page

There are lots places in msdn sharepoint forums and blogs where these terms are used and I am confused between them. Can anybody clarify?
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...