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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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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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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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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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Get a SharePoint ListItem ID from a List where the 'Title' field is a specific value in JavaScript

I am trying to extract the ListItem ID of a List which I am currently NOT in based on a field value in that List. I cant find anything that explains how to do this. So, to explain. I have a Custom ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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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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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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Office files won't open in SharePoint 2013

I have a strange issue where no office files will open within SharePoint 2013. When I click on any word, excel, powerpoint file I get "the webpage cannot be displayed" and there is some text added ...
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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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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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Updating a single list item based on relative URL

Is it possible, using SPServices, to update a specific list item when all I have is the file path? For example, I have a file located at /site/library/folder/file.txt and I want to update a single ...
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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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How to add wiki pages to web-part page?

Salve! EasyTabs works on a web-part page. I want users to be able to create wizzywig pages with, say, the "create page" which creates a blank wiki page. Then I want to use the web-part page that ...
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ScriptResx.ashx Not Working

I'm trying to use ScriptResx.ashx in an Application Page I'm building (just to test out the functionality) and every time I try to grab a resource from what should be a JavaScript object, SharePoint ...
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Can someone help me use SharePoint 2010 to do data processing?

TL;DR: I need to create a system in SharePoint in which a user uploads an Excel (or CSV) file to the site from a webpage. The site takes the uploaded document and uses it to populate a list. Then it ...
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How can I import e-mail data from outlook into a SharePoint list?

I want to copy an email data into a SharePoint list. User will select which e-mail s/he wants to add and e-mail will be coppied into a multi-line text box. Also, e-mail attachments will be copied ...
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Multilingual user interface: Is it possible to Export Translations using PowerShell?

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with several language packs installed. The Alternate Languages have been enabled in the Site Settings and several items have been translated. Is it possible ...
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adding link to suite bar in sharepoint 2013

I have followed the following liks to add custom links to sharepoint 2013 suite bar. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/findnavish/archive/2013/02/07/sharepoint-2013-customizing-suite-bar.aspx ...
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How to setup connection between Office and SharePoint automatically? (script, GPO, etc)

I'm trying to figure out how to automatically configure the connection between Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. This option is available for the end users by clicking the "Add to SharePoint Sites" in ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 REST display lookup fields?

I am using SharePoint 2013 REST to show data from my list, one of my field in announce list is AnnouncedBy which is a user packer field or is a lookup field how can I display it or get it using ...
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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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Governance plan - SharePoint 2010?

Can I get link for a short & sweet material on governance plan?
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Remove E-mail headers from Announcements List SharePoint 2010

The following picture is an e-mail sent by SharePoint announcement, I didn't set this up, but I am trying to remove the "E-mail Headers" section from being sent in the e-mail. Looking online it ...
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SharePoint related PowerShell tutorials

I am really interested in PowerShell for SharePoint Administration. Please help me with some books, sources or tutotials.
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Document Preview in Search Result, SharePoint 2013 is not working

I performed below steps. Created a web application Created a separate enterprise search site collection. Created Search Service Application. Created content source Now, the search is working ...
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Building CAML query with AND and Order by Clause

Hi I am trying to build a query using caml query builder - Below is the query (The query = get the values only whose address = 1234st AND LastName = Doe) - I believe the placement of AND operator is ...
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How to filter 65.000 list items fast

There's a list A with over 65.000 list items and growing about 300 items/year. There's a list B with a lookup field to list A. I want to use the OOTB form to add an item in list B, but I need ...
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SharePoint Maximum ListView Threshold

What is the maximum listview threshold that can be set on a SharePoint list? What i mean to say is, threshold above the default value that is 5000. And are there any effects on the performance of a ...
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SharePoint 2013 apps do not show up

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment and I have the publishing features enabled. When I try to add Apps, only 3 show up: Document Library, Custom Lists, & Tasks. If I turn off Publishing, then ...
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How to change active directory password from webpart?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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MSCD certification for sharepoint

I don't know if here is the right place to ask this question, so excuse me if it's not. I want to take the SharePoint 2013 certification for developing applications (70-488) I want know how much ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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How do I create a public view from a private view

It seems like I can't modify a private view to be public, or duplicate a private view to be public. Am I restricted to copying by hand all the settings of my private view, then creating a fresh ...
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SP2013: Adding a custom usercontrol to masterpage using Design Manager

I created a custom masterpage using the SP2013 Design Manager. I also created a SharePoint solution in Visual studio 2012 with a custom usercontrol (ascx) and custom webparts. The masterpage works ...
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Check an Admin account only using Javascript?

Could anyone suggest a way to use Javascript to check whether or not the logged in user to a SharePoint site is Admin? We need to hide some of the SharePoint's MasterPage ContentPlaceHolders if the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Can I use Visual Studio 2012 express edition for web-parts and app parts?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I want to develop the app and web parts using visual studio 2012 express edition. Can I use vs 2012 express edition to create app and web parts for SharePoint 2013? Can ...
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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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Feeding a new item to index instantly in SharePoint 2013

I have crawled and indexed some documents using SharePoint 2013 Search.I would like to feed index instantly when a new document is created. How can i feed document index instantly using SharePoint ...
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PowerShell and the client object model: “The collection has not been initialized”

I'm trying to grant a user permission to a SharePoint site using PowerShell and the client object model. The code I'm using is as follows: # Setup context $context=New-Object ...