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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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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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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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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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Automatic translation from Arabic to English in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to create content let's say a website page in Arabic and then have SharePoint translate it into English automatically? What I want is to have two versions of the website, one Arabic and ...
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How to get list item from a different site collection using javascript?

I have two site collection like site1 and site2. I am working in site1 application and I want to get a list item from site2. This is the code I am using: var ctx; var listItem; var title; var ...
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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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Reindex Pages Library using powershell

I want to reindex page library using powershell. I have try with c# code. Code is below. void Main() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://demosvr1/web1/")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) ...
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View custom field property value using JavaScript

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Need to retrieve the Custom field property values using a JavaScript. [Trying to do this during item click in the SharePoint list item view. I call the JavaScript on the ...
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Disable inline editing on a list?

does anybody know if there is a way in SharePoint 2010 to disable inline editing on a list? Or, is there a way to prevent users with contribute permissions on a list from creating list views with ...
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Sync Google Calendar with sharepoint Calendar

How to synchronize Google calender with SharePoint 2010 calender ?
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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
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Safari web browser will NOT perform Asynchronous Automatic Refresh. Rather it will do a full page reload

I have added an announcement web App, to SP2013 my team site, and for the App part Ajax option I enabled the following:- Enable Asynchronous Update Show Manual Refresh Button Enable Asynchronous ...
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How to use relative URL for image in Master Page?

I am using a logo in my Master Page which will be displayed on all pages. How do I use its relative URL? Currently it is written as: <img src="/sites/Style Library/Images/logo.jpg"> But it is ...
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SharePoint 2010 — Visual Studio Project Structure

What are your project structures for sharepoint projects. For example my simple structure is: Think of a project named MyPortal MyPortal.sln --MyPortal.Branding (Custom master pages, page layouts, ...
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Does anyone know how to create a sharepoint search alert using c#?

i need to develop some sharepoint search alert related werb part and would be grateful if anyone who has previous knowlenge in this area share code snippets or sights where i am guided. Thank you.
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Using Bootstrap framework/foundation framework with Sharepoint

Is it possible to use bootstrap/foundation with SharePoint to improve the front end look of SharePoint 2010 or 2013? Can anyone suggest anything related to this? Thanks
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how to change the image of Share/Follow icons in SP2013 page

I want to change the icons of Share/Follow in SP2013. Also I want to change the position of these link. I am using design manager to create a master page. I can see the tags for the ribbon (welcome ...
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Changing the colour of the upper Blue horizontal bar

Is there a way to change the colour of the Upper horizontal tool bar from the default blue colour to a custom color? Thanks
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How exactly do SharePoint 2010 List Views behave?

I was under the assumption that once I create a list, I can drop it on as many sites/pages I wanted and they would behave as views of the original list and stay in sync. In other words, If I were to ...
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SharePoint Scheduling

I am working on a project right now that involves several lists related to employee availability and asset availability (e.g. vacation, project travel, etc.). These lists are populated by various ...
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SharePoint, LINQ & Reporting Services Tools

I'm new to SP and SSRS, so I want to check if my thoughts are correct. Report Builder and BIDS suck on data retrieval so I have to go deeper using code. Is it possible to write some code in C# using ...
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Check booking conflicts in sharepoint calendar programmatically to avoid overlap booking for recurring events

Is there a way to programmatically check a booking if already exist in sharepoint calendar? I am saving recurring entries programmatically using the xml rule for recurrence as per this, for ...
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Restored infopath forms still opening using the new template.xsn?

I did a site restore from an unattached database in order to get back all of my old infopath forms held in a document library. Reason being that I had modified (deleted and replaced with new fields) ...
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Editing a custom infopath form published to a library?

I had built an infopath form and published it to a library in sharepoint. Unfotunately, I lost the file on my local machine in the middle of a user profile sync chaos. I tried editing the form in ...
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User Profile Incremental Synchronization Timer Job runs on wrong server

I have configured 2 User Profile Service instance's on a SharePoint 2010 farm to cater for an Intranet and Extranet Domain. One UPS runs on the app server and hosts the Intranet sync and the other ...
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How to use associate Search Center with Search Box?

I am setting up a "My Site Host" site collection, and want users to be able to add a Search Box web part which defaults to using our Enterprise Search Center site collection. First - is this possible? ...
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The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields [duplicate]

I have added document library template using VS 2012. and then added custom content types to this library. the content types includes 3 managed metadata fields. After deploying the project when I add ...
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SharePoint is not working after setting up the Outlook Web Access

I am working on SharePoint 2010. I am facing problem as SharePoint stopped unexpectedly. I am working on UAT server on client side. So its urgent. We are facing the problem since we were fixing the ...
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Replacing a custom-developed CMS tool with SharePoint?

I need to develop/create sharepoint portal site to replace a custom-developed asp.net CMS tool. This custom CMS tool is a classic content management tool that content authors create/edit rich-text ...
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Getting items from rows 4-8 in a Sharepoint list using CAML query?

Here is the code Im using to retrieve the first 4 most upcoming announcements from the OOTB announcements list in sharepoint: How do I modify this to retrieve the next 4 (5,6,7 and 8) most upcoming ...
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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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In SP2013 how to search a datetime property with querystring?

In my test SP2013 farm, on a page with OOTB search result webpart, I key in follow query string in browser: /sites/abc/SitePages/search.aspx?k=NewsArticleDate=2013/6/14..2014/6/15 It seems ...
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List item with specific ID value

I want to copy a list items one by one to another list using PowerShell. Some items in source list are misssing. I don't want to create and delete empty items for missing ID values in source list. I ...
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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
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SharePoint deployment - Deployed to: GAC (WebURL/Global) / BIN

I know that when we deploy farm solutions then they are available under Central Admin --> System Settings --> Manage farm solutions. In this list of solutions, there are 3 columns. Name, Status and ...
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Should we run SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 or 2008 R2

We are getting ready to start a project to bring up a brand new SharePoint 2013 Intranet/Extranet site and was wondering if we should be using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows Server 2012. I know ...
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How to install CU in SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint server with the following build version, Version : 14.0.4763.1000. Under Manage Patch Status I can find the following products with the same above mentioned version, Microsoft ...
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Can I install SharePoint SP2 without installing SP1 in Sharepoint 2010

I have SharePoint Server 2010 (Standard edition). However I do not have any SP1 installed in the server. But now I want to use service pack 2 and cumulative updates. So my question is : Can I ...
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CAML query on Sharepoint List without duplicates

How can I retrieve all elements in a List ignoring duplicate entries So if List A contains: Employee A Employee A Employee B Employee B Employee C Employee D Employee E I want to get ...
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XSL - Grouping by list item column with multiple entries

I am attempting to utilize XSL to format results pulled from a document library, but unfortunately this is my first stab at XSL ever. The columns in the document library are fairly standard - Title, ...
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How to set visual webparts to load one after - another sharepoint 2010

I have a webpart page which have 2 custom visual webparts. When i set the debugger point on both the page loads of the webpart the 2nd visual webpart debugger is hit...that makes me think the 2nd ...
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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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Downgrade SharePoint 2010 from Enterprise to Standard

Is there a way to downgrade a SharePoint 2010 Server from Enterprise to Standard version, preserving all contents and profiles?
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Mounted Office 365 sharepoint workspaces lose connectivity - how to fix?

I'm trying to get my sharepoint workspaces on office 365 to mount like network drives. I can achieve this following microsoft guidelines, but after a while this fails. The user has to login again to ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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Limits of Running of SQL express for SharePoint 2013

What are some of the major limitations of using SQL 2012 Express with SharePoint server 2013, is there any Sharepoint 2013's functionnality or service that doesn't running in using Sql Express and ...
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powershell script to move/copy files from network path to SharePoint sub folder

if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq $null) { Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell } $spWeb=Get-SPWeb -identity ...