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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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System.ServiceModel.ServiceActivationException “A relative URI cannot be created because the 'uriString' parameter represents an absolute”

The client object model code in my application is throwing the following exception. How to solve it?. System.ServiceModel.ServiceActivationException: The service '/_vti_bin/client.svc' cannot be ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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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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“Invalid License Data. Reinstall is required” error when installing SharePoint 2013 after Sql Server 2012 on the same machine

I've already installed SQL Server 2012 on my machine. Then I tried to run the SharePoint 2013 Foundation installer but I received the following error before I even reached the splash screen menu: ...
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Can I use a custom field type icon instead of value?

I'm creating a new custom field type to go with my custom document library. What I want to do is to have the column display a small icon upon meeting a certain condition, for example if the element ...
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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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Sharepoint Development Environment Windows Azure

Can anyone please provide advice on setting up a sharepoint development environment. Basically I see that Windows Azure is a good way to go. The link is ...
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Can Sharepoint foundation be used with Sharepoint Standard?

Can Sharepoint foundation version be used to develop apps on and then deploy to Sharepoint 2010 (Standard) version ?
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Unable to delete List during solution deactivate

I have two list that I need to delete when a solution is deactivated and removed. But my code doesn't seems to be working. I am trying to delete and remove the quicklinks to the lists in ...
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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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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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What version of Visual Studio 2012 needed for SP Dev

I have been researching the different versions of VS2012 for use in developing in a SP2010 (Foundation) and possibly SP2013 environment. I asked two separate MS employees about which version of VS I ...
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How do I retrieve a user's LogIn name through the Created By column of a specific item in a document library

Created By Field Returns the following: 1073741823;#System Account I want the following without string manipulation (i.e. without using substring to remove all of the characters before ";#"): ...
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simplest way to get SPUser or SPGroup From ID in sharepoint2010

i am stuck to an issue where i have a List ID - list of Ids i have to find the LoginName of SPUser or SPGroup with the id in the ListID i tried the following but it threws exception as it did not ...
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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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Get the group of the current user using REST API

I'm trying to get the group of current user. By using this code: function checkGroup() { var group = ["D", "Sup", "A", "CP"]; for (var i = 0; i < group.length; i++) { if ...
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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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Multiple login prompts are driving users nuts

What are the typical causes of multiple login prompts on sharepoint sites? We have a production site where users who login outside of the domain (from home) are prompted multiple times (3 or so ...
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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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Sharepoint Installation Accounts Issue

OK guys, i need your help! My point is: I formatted my dev machine a few days ago, as so i needed to reinstall everything. Logged in as mammoth\marcos.natan, my user account, i installed SQL Server ...
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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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Color coding categories on a Sharepoint 2010 calendar

Was wondering if someone has experience coloring a calendar event based on the value of a category. I have seen guides to do this via Sharepoint Designer but would like a way to do this through the ...
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Moving a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 Foundation to SharePoint Server 2010

Is it possible to move a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 Foundation to SharePoint Enterprise Server 2010. I tried import/export using PowerShell and get an "Access is Denied" error on import. ...
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Turn off alerts on a task list

We have a SharePoint 2010 solution that uses a standard task list. We would like to turn off alerts for when items change in / are added to the task list. Is there a way to do this in code, either ...
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How to install SharePoint, What is the cost of it, How many users can use it.?

I've basic Question about SharePoint :- 1) How to install SharePoint Foundation free version and what are the functionality. 2) What is the cost of SharePoint Server 2013 and If I purchase is it one ...
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Check If Document Library Already Exists Using Powershell

How can I perform a check if a document library already exists using Powershell in SharePoint 2010?
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How do you move a folder into another folder

In a documents folder, how do you move one folder (ex. human resources folder into a corporate office folder)
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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PowerShell script to set all fields in SharePoint list

This should be easy for someone :) I just want a simple script to update all items in a SharePoint list to a certain value IF a condition is true. Can someone assist? List is "Project Initiation" ...
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Check- in & check-out files using client object model

As the title says, how can I Check- in & check-out files using client object model?
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How to register a new http module n the web config

I built a http module. I copied into the GAC . Then, I put into the WebConfig file lke this : <httpModules> .... <add name="MyAssembly" type="MyAssembly.Global"/> ...
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What's the preferred way to cache .NET objects in SP Foundation?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Founation (farm) solution scoped at the site collection level. What I'd like to do is cache some of my custom .NET objects so that the page requests can be processed faster. ...
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Installing RBS

OK 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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How can I determine which solutions (and features) are being used in a SharePoint farm?

I inherited a farm and I need to document the solutions/features being used. At this point, I think I'll need to write some PowerShell or a console app to do this, but just wanted to throw the ...
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Can you have multiple Excel worksheets for one SharePoint List?

I know you can create a table in Excel and export that into SharePoint as a list. I want to know if you are capable of having two or more Excel files updating a single SharePoint list. We want two ...
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sharepoint 2013 storing data

In my company, we are just starting to use sharepoint 2013. I have been assigned a 'protype' project that will be used by other workflow projects that will be setup in the future. My question is ...
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CSR and form templates

I'm trying to build an app that has a list with a custom form. I've looked at client side rendering and all of the documentation I've seen is about specific field overrides. However, the form I want ...
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How to get file or list item icon in SharePoint 2013 using javascript

My requirement is i have to display files from document library with images using javascript object model or spservices. pls let me now is there a way.
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Migrate Service Applications

I would like to know the approach to migrate following SharePoint 2010 service applications from one farm to another: Managed Metadata Project Service application BCS Secure Store Service ...
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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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Problem with Visual web part

Good day! I have an event handler that, when you add a document to the library redirects the user to a web form with the parameters of the document. In the web form, it displays the current user in ...
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Is it possible to create a Blacklist in the usermanagement?

We use a Sharepoint 2010. We want to prevent the Site Administrators assign a specific role (e.g. "Domain\All Users") to a site. So is it possible to create (maybe with custom code), a blacklist for ...
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Edit multiple list items in one shot?

I have a list that contains many items. I'd like to give my users the ability to select 10-20 items by "checking" them and then edit them all at once. Certain fields (item name, id, etc.) are ...
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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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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 ...