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Hide the “Add new Item” option below the sharepoint 2010 list

I have a sharepoint 2010 list, I want to hide the option "add new item" which resides below the list, any suggestions?
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Why are fields in Datasheet View read only?

I have four metadata columns into which I cannot paste data for a bulk upload. A diaglog box: "The selected cells are read only" appears when I try to paste. The cells are defined as "multiple lines ...
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Creating Custom Web Service on Sharepoint 2010

I'm new to web services and i've been trying to create a custom one using this tutorial: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms464040.aspx I've named my service as Files and created a new method ...
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SPF2010 Theme not getting applied for anonymous users

Working on a public facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site with anonymous access enabled. Anonymous/authenticated access to content works as expected without problems so far. Recently I went into ...
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Create visual webpart for SharePoint Online

I want to create a visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 Online but I find that the requirement is to install the SharePoint on the local machine. Another thing, do SharePoint 2013 Foundation support ...
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How to impersonate specific user in sharepoint foundation by code

I'm trying to impersonate another user by code.. I know in Sharepoint Enterprise there's a method which uses the UserProfileManager to impersonate... I wrote down this "trace code" without know if it ...
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“View exceeds list view threshold” even when it doesn't

I have a document library in SharePoint Foundation 2010 which contains over 10,000 items, arranged in folders such that no folder contains more than 2000 items. I've created a public view called ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSS Reference Chart

I'm after a SharePoint 2013 CSS Reference Chart. Anyone know of one.I have looked a bit but can't get to find one like the one for SP 2010. Any type of resources would be appreciated. Cheers ...
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To code or not to code?

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010. I just reviewed some resources. There's two general ways to deliver a sharepoint solution: setup a sharepoint site collection, sites, lists, libraries, workflows,... ...
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branding sharepoint foundation 2013

I would be working to brand a sharepoint 2013 foundation site. I know Design Manager and all other branding goodies don't exist with SPF 2013. What would be the best approach to brand a simple SPF ...
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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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WCF Service Endpoint not found (but service operations work OK)

Here is my problem: Does anybody know how to configure a WCF service hosted in Sharepoint to show standard WCF welcome page (the one with description and a link to wsdl)? I want to underline that I ...
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What are the licensing requirements to implement SharePoint Foundation in an extranet environment?

If we implement SharePoint Foundation, what are the licensing requirements and implications to have it setup as an Extranet environment?
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SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test/Production environment - Moving content

I am new to SharePoint and am working on a project with a separate SharePoint site on a different farm for each stage of development (Development, Testing, and Production). Is there a good way to ...
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What is new in SharePoint 2013 ?

The SharePoint 2013 is now released. What is New in SharePoint 2013 ? What are they added in SharePoint 2013 then SharePoint 2010 ? What are the new features ?
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Color code item row based on column value in SharePoint Foundation 2013

I have a custom list which contains a field called Status. In the AllItems view, I would like to color code each line item based on the value of Status. Is this possible to do withing SharePoint ...
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How to create lookup columns in SharePoint Lists within SharePoint Apps?

How can I insert look up column value to a SharePoint list. I created a SharePoint hosted app and created two SharePoint lists in it: list1 and list2. Now I need to create a lookup column in list2 ...
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Pros and cons of code vs. no code in SharePoint development?

Here's my situation: I work in a user area and have been tasked with creating usable SharePoint sites for different areas. Some are doc management, some are collaborative work spaces, some are task ...
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How to move items between folders Document List?

Is it possible to move documents between different folders in Document List? EDIT: I mean possible for a sharepoint standard user, not an admin. For example, suppose that my Document Library has two ...
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updating multivalues lookup column using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

I have a multi values lookup column. I'm trying to update another column on another list from a lookup column. So let say I have values in a lookup column like so: 1;#Open 2;#Close 3;#Closed I want ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 apps run in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

I apologize in advance if this is a silly question, but I'm new to SharePoint, don't fully understand the concept of SharePoint apps and was asked to investigate this. I've been told that SharePoint ...
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Installing RBS for Foundation

I have posted other questions about this but no answers were given so I deleted them and thought I would try one last time before calling it a day... I am trying to install RBS for SharePoint ...
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Apply master page for all subsites in SharePoint 2010

Working on a SP2010 Standard intranet/extranet project.I have created a master page to use for all sites. But i would like to apply the masterpages to all sites and subsites. So what i'm trying to ...
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Can I migrate Sharepoint 2010 databases from a SQL 2008R2 server to SQL 2012 server?

I'd like to migrate my SharePoint 2010 Foundation databases from a SQL 2008 R2 server (running on Windows Server 2008 R2) to a server running SQL 2012 (on a Windows Server 2012 box), and would like to ...
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How to implement Infinite scrolling to SharePoint 2010

For example: The search page in SharePoint takes me a long period of time for loading results (what if I got more than 1 million results) so I need to display only 20-30 results first and then for ...
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How to localize webpart title, description, group, quickadd group in Sandbox solution

I've seen other similar questions (like this one), checked Microsoft documentation (like all the ones stemming from and related to the page Localization of Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010), ...
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Make a document library the sites default homepage

I am making a very simple document library. Sharepoint foundation 2010 I have a number of countrys sites, displayed as tabs at the top, each site contains 1 document library. I would like to click ...
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Learn Sharepoint

Im newbie and I wanna learn sharepoint 2010 from scratch about doing customized coding. Not learning about the template part. What book/material can you suggest?
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Show Author.name in custom XSL for blog post

I've been attempting to modify the XSLT on the blog posts to show the authors photo. I've managed to get the photo showing by changing the 'Created By' column to the value "Person (with picture)" and ...
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How to find out how long ago someone checked out document in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

I am a regular (non-privileged) user of my company's SharePoint Foundation 2010 system. When a document is checked out, I know how to find out who it is checked out to (hover over green checkout ...
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Start Workflow using JavaScript or Ribbon Button

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. I've developed a SharePoint-Farm Solution and now I want start a SharePoint Workflow clicking a Ribbon Button. I know that with SharePoint Designer I can create ...
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List.AddItem() and List.Item.Add() … why two methods for same purpose

I searched and got the difference between List.AddItem() and List.Item.Add(). SPList.Add() vs SPList.AddItem() SharePoint 2010 Now the query which comes to my mind is that why Sharepoint has two ...
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Document library breadcrumb

Can someone tell me how to add a breadcrumb for a document library to a site page so that it will show the nested folder structure as a user navigate up and down the directory structure. Example ...
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Why are documents inside a folder not showing when a filter is applied?

I added a custom column called Project (string) to a Document List. I then set different views in different pages to filter on that column. The problem is that, when applying the filter, documents ...
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How to detect user's Regional Settings with jQuery in Sharepoint 2010?

I want to detect with JavaScript or jQuery what are the Regional Settings of the current user in NewForm. This is want I want to get from user:
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How to create multi level navigation?

I created a sub level location for my menu link by drag & drop. (ex: /about/FAQ) I was wondering if it is possible to go another level deep (3rd level)? example: /about/something/FAQ
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Adjusting custom list column widths

I would like to adjust the column widths in a custom list in Sharepoint 2013. What is the easiest way to do this?
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How to set a lookup field by c# code

I have a list in SharePoint and it contains a lookup field. Now I want to insert an item to this list, but don't know how to work with the lookup field. I tried the following code but no item is ...
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Sync Google Calendar with sharepoint Calendar

How to synchronize Google calender with SharePoint 2010 calender ?
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Where can I find a good CAML tutorial?

I am just starting to get my feet wet with SP Foundation 2010, and need to customize some web parts. I am looking for some CAML tutorials that go beyond what's on the MSDN site, and also include the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Complete Install guide

I could not find any guides on the net regarding complete installation of SharePoint 2010 Foundation on vm or SharePoint 2010 Foundation with AD on vm. Here is my current progress:- 1. I've setup a ...
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Best way to migrate a site collection from Enterprise to Foundation?

I have a site collection on an Enterprise server that I need to migrate to a server that only has Foundation on it. I have disabled all Enterprise-only features, and attempted a backup and restore, ...
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Adding a new Web Front End Server to existing SharePoint 2010 Farm

We have a SharePoint 2010 server farm with 2 Application Servers, 2 Web Front End Servers and database server. We want to add one more Web Front End Server to the farm. After adding a server to the ...
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Using SPLongOperation Within ItemUpdating Event Receiver

I have an event receiver triggered on ItemUpdating that may take some time to run. The code is as follows: using (SPLongOperation longOperation = new SPLongOperation()) { //Custom Messages on ...
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How can I add and read replies of a discussion thread using REST API

How can I reply to a discussion. This is my add discussion code but not for reply. $("#submitReply").click(function (){ var newElement = new Object(); newElement.Body = ...
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How to use “Enforce unique values” in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

Need help to understand how to use "Enforce unique values" in SharePoint 2013 Document Library. I have done below steps but its not working. In SharePoint 2013 --> Created Document Library --> ...
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Delete the defualt folder in sharepoint 2013

i have used the below scripts to delete the folder in sharepoint 2013 This folder is generated by while creating my site which always creates the same folder name in the "Documents" Document ...
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How To: Global 3 Tier Hyperlink Navigation, allowing Dynamic DropDown

I am using SharePoint 2010 Publishing Infrastructure Features, setting up Global Navigation and dynamic navigation dropdown (already changed DynamicDisplayLevels in v4master to "2"). This works very ...
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How can i add a new link to the ECB(Context Menu) sharepoint 2013 list item

What would be the easiest way to add a custom link to the context item menu? Cheers
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Saving Page with WebPart error Invalid postback or callback argument

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. I developed a Web Part with extensive use of JavaScript and Ajax call. I deploy application by Visual Studio correctly, enable ...