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Users cannot view page, permission issue?

I have setup a test user account and added them to a group with read permissions. Now I'm new to sharepoint, keep this in mind. I am trying to view a page I created with the Admin account, and it ...
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what does nullreferenceexception mean in my sharepoint log - my infopath form won't “submit” anymore

I tweaked my infopath form by taking out a Lookup field that i no longer needed, and deleting the Data Connection, and now i can no longer submit my form. I get this error: The SOAP response ...
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Setting my development and production environment for SharePoint 2013 server

I need to set up the development environment and the production environment for SharePoint 2013. I have read the following link on MSDN http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx which ...
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why do i have 2 OLAP cubes when i only expect one?

we have sharepoint installed on a server "SP1" we have TFS installed on a server "TFS2". we hooked the sharepoint server up to TFS and hooked it up to a subsite to my mainsite in my only site ...
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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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How to publish an ALREADY created/published infopath form to another type (Content Type or Admin Approved template)

I'm trying to follow the steps to publish my list form (infopath-ized) as a Content Type so a subsite can 'see it' (add it to the Infopath Form Web Part in a subsite's webpage). unfortunately the ...
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Difference between document library and document library instance

I have added a document library via VS 2012 project. I noted that document library and document library instance added. whats the difference between two? which one I should add to feature for ...
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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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Need Guidance on Distributed Cache Service

Planning to Configure a farm with 2 Web Front Ends , One Application Server and a Database Server, this is for an internet presence site I am planning to having the Search Service installed on the ...
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Will SharePoint 2010 training courses be helpful to work with SharePoint 2013

Currently most of the training centres are offering classroom training for SharePoint 2010 only and not for 2013. And since we are going to start our first SharePoint project and we decided to go with ...
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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 2010 error when importing excel spreadsheet to sharepoint list

I get the following error when trying to import an excel spreadsheet into a SharePoint list. "The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import" I have added this site to ...
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Content slider to show latest announcements, SP 2013?

I am looking for how to create a rotating slider that will display my latest announcements with title, excerpt and an image. Looking at this project: Content rotator for SharePoint lists it seems ...
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How to call a c# method in my XSL File

I have two lists Client and Project, each Client has from 0 to N Project stocked in his SPLookupField where multi values are allowed. And I created a new computed Column in the Client List where it ...
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Trying to sort out available online training courses for SharePoint 2013

I tried to contact many training centres in Jordan (where I live) but all of them currently only provide class room training courses for SharePoint 2010. And as I need to start a new SP project using ...
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Minimum code to render master page

I created a new blank custom master page in SharePoint designer 2010. Made it the default page and now when I open the website in browser it shows error: Error An unexpected error has occured ...
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issue using RichImageSelector in a repeater control : javascript error

I am having issue using RichImageSelector in a Repeater control. The code works fine for the first row and for subseqent rows i get javascript error. Onclick of a button new row of similar controls ...
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Environment setting & development tools for my SharePoint 2013 project

I want to start my first SharePoint project to build internal and external systems. So I am preparing to get the following to set the development environment and to publish live SharePoint ...
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What is a query server in SharePoint farm?

As per my understanding a farm consists of: SharePoint Server Database Now the above SharePoint Server can be one of the following roles: WFE Application Server So basically a SharePoint farm ...
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How to keep track of the content in the word document edited and changed by people in the team (apart from versioning)?

Apart from SharePoint versioning, how can we keep track of the content edited by the team members? Will the editors name available in the review (audit) section as a comment? Or how can we display who ...
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How to extract data from word document into sharepoint lists 2010

I have a challenge to extract data from word documents into a SharePoint list. Users send emails with attached Word documents containing forms filled out by users to be stored in SharePoint list. ...
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Custom ribbon button on NewForm.aspx not showing up

NOTE: I know this question has been asked before but the answers shown at Buttons not appearing in custom ribbon group do not seem to explain fully how to solve the issue. I added a GroupTemplate but ...
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How to change the from address name in the outgoing email settings in SharePoint 2010?

For some reason the from address on the list or library notifications I get are always prefixed with an "Administration". although I have the from address set up as CustomerPortal@MyCompany.com in ...
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How many users can login on an extranet concurrently using the same username and password?

I got asked an interesting question regarding the a number of users using a generic login to sign in at the same time across different machines. Is there a particular number that Microsoft recommends ...
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Modal popup error in sharepoint 2013

var options = { url: "http://siteUrl/_layouts/Page.aspx?ID=6", width: 800, height: 600, title: 'Attach File', }; ...
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Integrating customized HTML template in SharePoint 2010

I have got two HTML pages from designer. One is the home page while other is inside page. I want to use it in my SharePoint 2010 site. Is there a tutorial on it? Where do I start? Just to be clear, I ...
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Custom indexing Connector for Azure Blob not crawling

I am creating a custom indexing connector for Azure blob. It works fine if i just specified URL for single blob e.g. for myblob://searchconnector.blob.core.windows.net/MyBlob/mycontainer/myblob1.txt ...
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SPQuery on null lookupfield

I have a contact list with a company lookup field and I need to retrieve those without any company associated so I was thinking can I put it like this: <Query> <OrderBy> ...
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Item visible in Document Library, but not available to download

I have this requirement where some files in a document library file must be visible in the library list, but not available to be downloaded. I know how to implement this with custom components, ...
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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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XSL Style Sheets itemstyle.xsl

I have dynamic image slide show in website sp2010 . the first picture is hyperlink to other website. I found for image in itemstyle.xsl Can I remove (hyperlink for image ) from itemstyle.xsl from ...
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OOB Search core result webpart

This might be very simple, but since I am new to Sharepoint, I could not find enough information that helped me to understand how to implement OOB Search core result webpart. What I understand is, ...
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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 move a document from SharePoint folder to local directory in a drive?

I know there is a workflow to move documents from one folder (or a library) to a different one inside the SharePoint based on their approval status or version number etc. But I want to move the ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Restricting Users to only view document

I have a query regarding viewing documents in sharepoint 2010. Basically I need to send a link to another user (employee)in another department to view the document. However i do not want him to view ...
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Creating a list on host web or app web

When and why should I create a list on a app web? what is advantages and disadvantages of having a list on app web?
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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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(AD) People picker works on some parts of Central Admin and not on others

SharePoint Server 2010 (not just Foundation) If I go to Central Admin>Application Management>Manage service applications and select Business Data Connectivity Service, then click Administrators, I can ...
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Ribbon Custom action for creating new page

I would like to create a new Ribbon Custom action for creating new page, because I want to have more control on creating new page. I have created a SharePoint hosted app and added new ribbon custom ...
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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 can I distinguish between internal users & external users when licensing SharePoint 2013?

In the new license definition in SharePoint 2013, it is mentioned that there are no more license prices for external users or when building external facing website or portal. But still I cannot ...
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SharePoint 2010 SEO meta description

When I try to amend my page layouts to accept a new SEO meta description site column (as per this post, for example: ...
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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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Creating Items in Drop-Off Library via SPD Workflow

Today I learned you can't move items to a Drop Off Library via workflow and expect its routing rules to kick in automatically. You then have to manually "Submit" each item, even if all metadata is ...
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SP2013 Filter documents based on tag

I have a SharePoint 2013 with a document central deployed. In that central I have four document applications; manuals, routines, marketing, price-list. Each category contains documents from four ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 Error: Could not find the webserver at “Host Name” on port 80

I am trying to open a SharePoint website "http://qasite.organization.com/SharepointSite/". But I am getting the following error in Sharepoint Designer as follows, Could not find a web server at ...
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Custom home page in SharePoint 2010 with web parts

How to create a custom layout for the sharepoint home page? Right now, I need a home page with 2 rows. One with three columns and one with 4 columns. I looked all over the internet but couldn't find ...
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How to customize master page with fixed width (SharePoint 2010)?

My previous question was closed. I want to have a master page with fixed width. I tried to set the margins for the master page as follows, /*css*/ body { margin-left:50px; margin-right:50px; } ...
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How can I create web application, site collection, and sites automatically with batch file and power shell

Is there any way that I can create a web application, site collection and sites using poweshell and batch file automatically? So, User has to click on executable batch file which will create the web ...
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How do I make a personal view a default view?

Is there a way out-of-the-box in SharePoint 2010 for a user to make their personal view their default view? There has to be a way - am I not seeing it?