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Event Receiver called multiple times

I attached an event handler for ItemAdded to a content type A in the xml (using XmlDocuments). I have 4 other content types A1, A2, A3 and A4 that inherit from content type A (in their xml definition ...
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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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ECMA script - retrieving SPList property bag

I have added a property bag to SPList. Since the SPList doesn't support property bag, I have added my custom property to SPList.RootFolder.Properties. I would like to retrieve this property using ECMA ...
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What is the difference in GetCurrentCtx() and SP.ClientContext.get_current()?

Is there some reference to this subject? Both methods return completely different objects.
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Copy file to sharepoint

Below is my method which is meant to copy a file from a folder on my desktop to the sharepoint document library shared documents. Its giving me error on SaveChanges method call, error shows me this ...
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Move SharePoint to new Domain

I have SharePoint Foundation installed on a domain joined machine. It is a single server install (SharePoint and SQL on the same machine). I need to un-join this machine from the domain and install ...
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SharePoint Open with Explorer is missing

I apologize in advance, I could not find the answer to this anywhere. SharePoint foundation 2013 "Open with Explorer" is missing in the ribbon for all lists. This was working fine before the server ...
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Activate a site feature using REST API

I have a workflow which creates a site when an entry is made to a list. I need to activate one of the features at that newly created site using REST API. How can this be done?
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SharePoint 2010 - choice of deploying dll to GAC or web application

In case of sharepoint 2010 is it really better to avoid deploying DLLs to the GAC (this has risks because of security override), instead deploying it to the web application IIS bin directory and use ...
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Can you disable email notifications for a blog post saved as a draft?

In SP 2010 Foundation, I have a blog setup to allow contributors to post as a draft. However, all of the users that have alerts setup for posts receive an email when these drafts are created. That ...
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Overwrite SharePoint document using CopyIntoItems service of Copy.asmx

I am doing SharePoint implementation at iPhone/iPad side. I use SOAP/REST api calls for implementing this. One of my functionalities is to upload contents to SharePoint document libraries. I use ...
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WSS_Logging Database Recovery Model

I'm looking for best practice advice when setting the SQL recovery model for the WSS_Logging database in SharePoint Foundation 2010. We currently have this database set to use the "Simple" recovery ...
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How to track who have removed permissions of others in Sharepoint

In share-point permission settings(both in Document and Library level) is it possible to track who have removed the permissions of others.
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Search result is always the same independently of query

in a SP Foundation 2013 we are always getting same results independently of search query entered: results always include the same documents (approx. 300 in a total of thousands). All documents seem ...
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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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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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No way to restore a Post.aspx blog view?

A bug in SharePoint 2013 which breaks the Posts.aspx page. Reproduce: 1) Click on the title of any blog post to open up the Post.aspx?ID=N view. 2) Place the page in edit mode and then place the ...
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Change page to use minimal.master?

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010. I edit mypage.aspx and change the first line from MasterPageFile="~masterurl/default.master" to MasterPageFile="~masterurl/minimal.master" to use a different master ...
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Sharepoint 2010 database move from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008, Alias question

I want move my Sharepoint 2010 foundation from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008. Now, from what I read the best practice is to use a SQL alias on the new server pointing to the old server after I attach all the ...
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Render Pattern in list view for “custom field types” sharepoint 2010

I have developed a custom field type which will show the link to the "workflow history list" in the list (It's a column in the list). It works fine in sharepoint 2007 site. when i migrate the code to ...
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How to change webpart custom property in sharepoint 2010 using javascript?

I want to change Custom Property of Webpart using javascript. Does anyone have any ideas on how to accomplish this?
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Sharepoint 2013 HTML editor inserting   tags on save

I've got the following code in the HTML editor. <div><img src="image.jpg"></div> When I click publish a non-breaking space is added to the markup. <div><img ...
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Broken version history after migrating to Sharepoint 2013

I had a WSS3.0 instaliation with forms based authentication, and I wish to migrate to SP2013. I have SP2010 and SP2013 servers, I've successfully detached content database from WSS 3.0, attached to ...
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How can I validate against all special characters in the attachments file name?

By default SharePoint does not allow the following special characters to be present in attachment file names ~, #, %, & , *, {, }, \, :, <, >, ?, /, |, “ How can I validate that any ...
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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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How to make a SharePoint 2013 “yes/no” list field to be displayed as a checkbox during inline editing?

I have a "yes/no" field in a SharePoint 2013 list. In a default list view I can click "edit" link and get to inline editing of the list. In this case I can edit the "yes/no" field via a dropdown with ...
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Get SharePoint user id from login name

I need to retrieve current user id from login name. How can that be done? I have used the following code: var userid=Function??("domain\name");
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Is VS 2010 needed to build a SharePoint 2010 project in Powershell?

Can you build a SharePoint Project without Visual Studio 2010/2012 being installed on the machine you are trying build it on using PowerShell? I have a PowerShell script the is working great. It ...
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Migrating SharePoint Features from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I try to Migrate a SharePoint 2003 (WSS 3.0) to SharePoint 2010. I do it with the detach database method. After I run the test-spcontentdatabase to the restored contentdatabase. I get some errors ...
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Go to specific page in large list

I got a list that have about 200 items and growing. Is there a way to navigate to a specific page of that list? Something similar that are on forums all over. Or a dropdown? We are using Sharepoint ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Document Management

I have a company that needs a document management system. I have looked at SharePoint but it has far to many bells and whistles. The company wants something that doesn't have intranet portals, app ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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Send Email from CSOM

Is it possible to send an Email from an Autohosted Sharepoint 2013 app from CSOM code (C#) with an attachment? I have the following code: EmailProperties properties = new EmailProperties(); ...
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Unable to delete timer jobs

I have a few timer jobs which I cannot delete. Using Get-SPTimerJob I am able to find the jobs and the GUIDS, but when I try to delete them I receive the following error: PS C:\Windows\system32> ...
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Can we create a default template for new Wiki pages in Sharepoint Foundation 2013?

I'm wandering if it's possible to create a template to use as default new Wiki pages ? As I've got SP Foundation 2013 version, I can't use the Design Manager. Because we got page layout to respect ...
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Revert Sharepoint back to default install

I installed foundation on my machine a few months back and fooled around with branding and such. I am curious if there is a way to revert share point back to the default styles. Some of the things ...
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sharepoint user control

We are currently using outlook and exchange to reserve / book rooms and resources at our company. We set up a mail box for the resource and share the calendar so that others can use it. We are looking ...
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Application DLL replaced sometimes in 14 Hives feature folder

I deploy Infopath forms using powershell script. After deployment, dlls of my deployed application appears in 14 hives/feature/guidfeaturefolder After some modifications when i deploy again the same ...
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Add custom Text Layout to Wiki library

In SharePoint 2010 Foundation a wiki library have 8 text layouts (One column, One column with sidebar, etc..) How can I add custom text layouts?
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How best to stream an SPFile stored in RBS

We use Remote Blob Storage (i.e. SQL FileStream) and SharePoint 2010 to store our files. We have a web service providing access to parts of SharePoint. One part of this web service includes serving ...
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How I can block to change view in list SharePoint Foundation

How I can block change view in ShrePoint list?Even when I add user Read Only permission to some list, person be able to change view in this list. I want to block change view but I don't know how. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Custom Claims and People Picker Issue: User not found or not unique

I am trying to solve the following problem. We have a web app with multiple authentication methods (Windows, Forms and ADFS). With the usual ADFS deployment the People Picker will not resolve the ...
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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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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've created an asset library for holding pictures and I've created an event reciever for the ItemUpdating event. When the item is updated, the method is called three times. I've noticed that two of ...
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How to send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation
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SharePoint Foundation [Unable to process the request in Excel Web App]

I am encountering below error msg whenever I try to open excel file (.xls, .xlsx) in SharePoint Foundation 2010 portal. Other Office files such as word, ppt opens correctly without any error but ...
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Data View Web Part Calculated Column Total (Sum)

I have created a data view web part (grouped based on different criteria). I added a footer and I would like to generate a total for all the columns. I was able to calculate a total for basic columns ...
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Using Javascript in SharePoint

I have a number of projects that could benefit from JavaScript. I've seen a lot of "Oh, you can use JavaScript for that!", but little detail about how and where that's done. Does the script live on a ...
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what is a feature?

I am starting to read up on SP development but none of the books I have checked have been able to answer this seemingly simple question. I am pretty new to the dev side of things and feel like I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add Read more link in Announcement web part each list items

I want to add Read more link in my Announcement Web Part I followed this blog post: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/2013/04/07/styling-announcements-with-javascript-using-js-link-in-sharepoint-2013/ ...