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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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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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How to change active directory password from webpart?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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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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How to obtain Description & Url from Url Field via Rest Api

I have a problem with retrieving the Description from an Url Field via the Rest Api from SharePoint. If I make a call and select an Url Field with the normal $select ...
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SharePoint 2013 continous crawl question and incremental

SharePoint 2013 Ent with SP1 and September CU I have question about the GUI when change the crawl to Continuous crawl. When I change the crawl to continuous crawl although the incremental crawl shows ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents after successful set up and config

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.15).aspx We have followed the TechNet article carefully and we have been successful, however, Office documents do not open in OWA. I get ...
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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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Programatically add SEO properties in SharePoint 2013 public site

Need to add SEO properties to a SharePoint 2013 site programmatically. I know how to accomplish this in the UI but not through code. Any help would be great. Thanks!!!!
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Cannot delete file: “checked out to -1;#”

I am trying to delete a couple of files from a document library, but SharePoint 2013 tells us that "the file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user". However, when attempting ...
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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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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
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How to activate a feature (scoped at site collection level) in all web application using powershell

I want to activate a feature (scoped at site collection level)eg:Publishing Approval workflow in all web application. Require the powershell code. Thanks
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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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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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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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CAML Query Lookup/Choice Value Type as Text

So, here is some lines of code that i write to retrieve data from Sharepoint list using CAML query. string qryCaml = string.Format(@"<Where> <And> ...
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Session timeout doesn't work for FBA sites - sharepoint 2010

We have a new Sharepoint Server which uses Sharepoint Server 2010. It runs on Windows Server 2008. We are using it as a Webserver and need to deploy a timeout for all users who access it for security ...
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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 ...
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Programmatically add item to sharepoint list from window application

How to add item to SharePoint list from window application using claim based authentication ? it gives 401 forbidden error. user is authenticated from ADFS server.
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Understanding NLB between WFE and App Servers

There are two WFEs with high availability. I asked someone if you are using NLB between them to load balance and he said yes. Then he said we also have two app servers with high availability. I ...
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how to have a list like this

i would like a list that has one more column with a hyper link "details" inside of it. when i click that link for each list item, it should take me to a new item view. if this is the first visit then ...
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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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SPUtility.GetLocalizedString() Method Parameters

I have two Label Controls with text property as "Name" and "Company". I want to change the text of these two Controls into Swedish language. For this, I created resource (.resx) file named ...
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
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How to upload/download document to Document Library via WEBSERVICES? Also set metadata

I want to retrieve a template document from a Document Libraries, in order to allow a user to edit it, and then upload it back again to the Document Library. I'll probably need to set some metadata ...
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Enumerating Features in a WSP or Deployed Solution using PowerShell

I am creating a build script that will automatically create a Test Site, Deploy all wsp to that site and activate all the features. The problem I have is how do I enumerate the feature Names or GUID's ...
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Creating a drop down list with all US universities

Is this possible? I'd like to pull from a master list of universities and colleges either maintained locally in sharepoint or somewhere online (I found this). The idea is to keep users from typing in ...
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Creating a view in SharePoint 2010

I have a ticketlist which has ticket_id for 2 different locations, tickd1,tickd2,tickd3,tickd4 for Dallas ticka1,ticka2,ticka3,ticka4 for Atlanta Now I am trying to create 2 views, one for ...
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What is a Service Account and a Managed Account in SharePoint

I am new to SharePoint and want to understand few concepts of it: What is Service Account and What is managed account and what is the difference between them Thanks in advance
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How to run ReST query to a list when the item count is more than the List View Threshold?

I have a list that contains around 16000 items and will be growing. The List View Threshold is set to the default value of 5000 (SP 2010). I have nothing to do with the SP list views and UI for this ...
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Sharepoint Calendar customisation

I am trying to customize the SharePoint calendar in a way, I want to deny the user from adding meetings on specific day and specific hours when clicking on add. how can I achieve that out of the box , ...
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launch ribbon action with ribbon hidden

I didn't find anything to help me out, so I'm asking your help. I work with sharepoint 2010. I have a team Site where the ribbon is hidden. (never trust users, thay are evil :p ) On this team site I ...