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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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How to 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 perticular folder inside a document library. In my scenario the user is added in the top site collection inside 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 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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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

thanks in advance for taking a look at my inquiry, you help will be tremendously appreciated. This is what I am trying to do: I need to use issues log on my team's sharepoint site. I need a number ...
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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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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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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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Get current Login Name inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

How to get current Login Name.I'm getting "Sharepoint\System" as Login Name for every user. I need to get the name of the user. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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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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Copy publishing pages from MOSS to SP2010

We are upgrading some publishing sites from Moss to SP2010. We have created new master pages, page layouts and updated code to work in SP2010.We just want to migrate data now(pages and items in ...
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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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Where are the custom ascx files now (SP2013)

Were are the ascx files used in custom visual webparts in the 15 hive? They used to be in the controltemplates\%project% folder.
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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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Difference between KPI and Scorecard?

What is the difference between KPI and Scorecard with respect to SharePoint 2010?
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What is new in SharePoint 2013 ?

The SharePoint 2013 is now released. What is New in SharePoint 2013 ? What are they added in SharePoint 2013 then SharePoint 2010 ? What are the new features ?
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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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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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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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Reload Calendar without refreshing page in SharePoint 2010

How to reload calendar without refreshing whole page ?
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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: ...
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MSDN like application on SharePoint 2010

I have a project initiated for a client where they want a Knowledge Base Application for their line of business. The interface needed is almost a replica of MSDN Library which needs to implemented ...
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How to dynamically generate Business Connectivity Services

We are trying to deploy a Business Connectivity Services(BCS) Model solution where the properties in the model depend on the structure of the data exposed by a web service. Ideally the BCS Model ...
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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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Create a QA site similar to StackExchange on SharePoint 2010 [closed]

One of our client wish to implement a smart collaboration process for its vast pool of employees around 50k located across different continents. They already have SharePoint 2010 enabled as the ...
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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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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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What is the Best practice to install sharepoint 2010 for an Extranet deployment?

What are the accounts and roles required in order to successfully install sharepoint 2010 server enterprise edn. in order to deploy an extranet successfully. Please do share good links that detail ...
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skills advise for SharePoint developer

I have ASP.NET (C#) development experience of around 3 years and worked on SharePoint 2010 for 1 year. I did some branding to change the look of the portal and developed some VisualWebParts using ...
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Images in another web application don't load until refresh

I've just setup a new SharePoint site that has two web applications, one for MySites, and one with my main site collection in it. For whatever reason whenever a users profile picture from MySites is ...