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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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Collapsible regions in advance editing mode via Designer

Is there a way to enable SharePoint Designer 2010 (in advance mode), to show collapse/expand markers so that I can hide curtain sections on my .aspx pages I am not modifying?
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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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Logged in user name in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to retrieve the display name('firstname lastname') of a user who logs in the SharePoint site. When I log into my SharePoint site I could see at the top right --'domain/user name'. So when ...
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Get SPWeb at all the levels

I have a root site with sites at different levels(depth is unknown). How can I find all the SPWeb objects iterating till the deepest level. will the below code give me desired result ...
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When creating a web part project, is it true that we have to add it as safe control?

When we are creating new webparts when is it that we have to add safe controls to package or web.config. I am confused on this topic.. Pls guide. 1) Where does the webpart (farm solution) go when ...
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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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SP 2010: hide/disable column in edit form

I've got a list (based on custom list) with several custom columns. There is one column, that I want to protect from changes by the user (it will be set/changed by webservice call and should not be ...
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Powershell regular expression syntax for matching exactly 6 characters that start with two letters at end of url

I have been trying to get a regular expression right for the powershell match command. I am looping through all site collections in a web application (my sites have URLs SC followed by exactly 4 ...
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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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Prevent corev4.css from loading

i would like to prevent corev4.css from loading for a public site (100% anonymous) to reduce pages size. any suggestions please ?
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SharePoint 2010 - The account in User Information is not up to date with Active Directory

I'm running a 2010 SharePoint environment and have encountered a problem in the User Information list. Previously a user logged in with username: domain\JackSh But his accountname has been ...
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How to set Taxonomy Control using jQuery

I have a list with managed metadata column. In the new and edit form, I would like to set the value of that field using javascript. Is it possible to set the Taxonomy Control ...
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Remote Desktop rights - SharePoint 2010 Service Account (is it really required)

I am preparing a SharePoint 2010 (1 WFE/APP + 1 DB) farm. While planning for service account creation , I was wondering do I really need to give Remote Administration Rights to this account. The ...
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How to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in sharepoint

Today i have facing a problem of the Denial of Service (DoS) attacks on my public facing anonymous web site. My server return the error message as "Server is too busy, Try again later". We have ...
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How to find the number of Active Logged in Users across all site collections

I wish to know the possible ways to find out the count of all currently logged in users across all the SharePoint site collections in a farm. For example (users logged into sites) John - ...
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How to know SPUser.LoginName is System Account?

I am trying get the Modified By column value. And I want to check my PeoplePicker control contains the value same as the Modified By column value. I am stuck in the problem that Modified By ...
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How to export speific rows of a list to excel (using OOTB)

I need to create a list with "Export" as a column. (Export column should be a hyperlink field). Once user clicks on "Export" field value, then that specific row data should get exported to excel 2010. ...
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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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Implementing a simple bug tracking tool inside my SharePoint 2013

We have implemented a SharePoint 2013 web application , which contains two site collection; one community site & team site. Currently we have a custom software ready for testing . so I was ...
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Determine if a SharePoint 2010 Site Has Any Custom Solutions

I am attempting to make a copy of a SharePoint 2010 web application and I can get it to the point where I have imported the content from the source site. At this point I hit the login page and that ...
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SP2007: Download document after form submittal?

I have a request from a client to see if the following can be done. The catch though, is we CANNOT develop any custom webparts nor use sharepoint designer. We can only use & modify "out of the ...
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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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Chat in SharePoint 2010

I want implement chat in SharePoint 2010 I need to develop the chat application in SharePoint 2010. I need the Steps for Development and my requirement is that users should able to chat with each ...
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Add file watermark as it's uploaded

I've been trying to add a watermark to files as they are uploaded to SharePoint. I tried using several events: ItemAdding, ItemUpdating, ItemCheckedIn. In ItemUpdating and ItemCheckedIn the file is ...
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Update Feature automatically

I have developed an update for a SharePoint 2010 solution. This update defines some upgrades for some of the included features (the upgrade are managed via the new FeatureUpgraded receiver event). I ...
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Hiding breadcrumb in Sharepoint 2010 site pages

We have site pages stored in the document library. Is there a way to hide the breadcrumb which appears in the page (outofbox) site->document library->page name?
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Configuring Alternate Access Mapping

My development environment is SharePoint 2010. I want to access my sharepoint sites with some useful names instead of http://my_machine_name/sitepages/home.aspx/ I want it to be like ...
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Couldn't find 'Rating Settings' under 'General Settings' in List Settings page

I have to implement rating like the steps here. But the problem is that I couldn't find 'Rating Settings' under 'General Settings' in List Settings page. I tried this to configure in central admin ...
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taking one day before if save data by REST through Visual Studio

I am saving a date picking from date picker of jqueryUI. While saving I am using REST Services. But the problem is that it taking the date one day before. And timezone is changing (already have ...
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How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not?

How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not using client context ? we can easily get using server object model but how to do this with Client Object Model
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Delete the item once it is added

I want to perform some Action once the item is added. I have a Custom List that reacts on Item Creation. If, at this level, i want to Delete the item immediately once it is added, how could I do? ...
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Sharepoint 2010 CSS - Quick Way to Clear all old template styles?

I am a web developer who doesn't typically work with SharePoint but I was asked to style up an existing site that uses one of the default v4 templates (blue/light blue). I have been changing over the ...
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Remove page layout from sharepoint pages library

In SharePoint Pages library we have pages, Artical Page and Welcome Page content type. And with this content type their are default OOB page layouts like basic page, image on left, body only etc. Now ...
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Usage of RootWeb property instead of OpenWeb method

I am referring a SharePoint book and I found the following code snippet in an example in that book. using (SPSite mySiteCollection = new SPSite(mySiteUrl)) { using (SPWeb mySPSite = ...
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What Solution (sandboxed and farm) should be select= Farm Solutions

What context, advantage and disadvantage should I be aware of in my mind when I gonna select farm or sandboxed solution?
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How to publish blog posts on behalf of another user in SharePoint 2010?

I have blog for our management team. Assistants will be posting instead of the managers. I have created a column called "Author" which is "people/group" lookup field for the assistants to add a person ...
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Event Reciever ItemAdded fired twice

I'm trying to do some treatement after creating an item but the treatement is done twice because in my code after creating the item, I'm updating it , so the event reciever get fired twice: first when ...
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How to automatically convert the word document into PDF?

Is there any workflow that I can create to convert a word document into PDF after the approval workflow is finished.
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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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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 ...
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Special Characters in sharepoint 2010 file/folder name?

What special characters are allowed and not allowed in sharepoint file/folder names?
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using jquery and search.asmx service search People in sharepoint 2010

Hi i use below code for Getting people Search. Using below code I am able to search but getting only user name and User my site url. I want all user profile Property.How I get all user Property using ...
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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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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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WCF for SP Developer [closed]

AS a SharePoint developer, how common is it to use and work with windows communication foundation? What context? Any real based example?
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The MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010 certification (70-668) will be retired on January 31, 2014

Have read on Microsoft site that " SharePoint Administrator 2010 certification (70-668) will be retired on January 31, 2014." Does it mean that these certification does not have any value after ...
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How to call SharePoint list form, from other SharePoint list form, on clicking Next button?

I have two lists, List A and List B, now I need to call "List B form" from "List A form" on clicking "next button of List A form". Its like series of different forms of lists, i need to call one after ...
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SharePoint 2013 lazy load for .click() issue

With IE 10 and Chrome 26 on Win7 x64 (Host1) no issues are appearing, except Firefox 20. With IE IE 8 on Win7 x64 (Host2) and IE 10 on Windows Server 2012 x64 (Host3), there is the following issue I ...