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SharePoint Foundation is the platform for all products in the SharePoint family. It contains all of the core functionality and architecture drawn on by the commercial versions of the package, but is free to download

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InfoPath 2010 File Attachment error

I am having an issue with InfoPath 2010, I am getting the below error when adding a file Attachment control and a Person/Group Picker, when adding File Attachment control, the file is attached to the ...
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Can I use asp.net web service in Sharepoint project?

I had create .asmx webservice in asp.net projects. my doubts that is this able to use this webservice in sharepoint project? suppose this is my code source: function (request, response) { ...
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Moving Sharepoint Foundation 2010 from SQL Express 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2008 R2

We have a very small Sharepoint Foundation 2010 farm with a library and some workflows. We want to build this originally on one server using SQL Server Express 2008 R2. However, there is a chance ...
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Choosing the most appropriate solution

I hope you guys can help as I'm new to Sharepoint development and it appears to have a million and one ways to achieve any goal! I need to provide our staff a place on the intranet to enter product ...
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Restoring SPSite not working with different versions

I'm having issues with restoring my .bak files to my own sharepoint environment due to version difference. My version is currently: Sharepoint Server with Enterprise Client Access License Ms ...
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“Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown” got error when i have signout from webapplication in sharepoint 2010?

I'm getting this very error when registering a new user in Sharepoint 2010 (FBA) using asp:CreateUserWizard. For already existing users, the FBA login process works just fine. When I run the ...
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search folder names and picture names on search server

Is there a way to search folder names and pictures names on search server express 2010? I am trying to search libraries on SharePoint Foundation that contains pictures and other files inside ...
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How to find a file with name = X in a SPList

Looking for recommendations. Have a file in a document library with name x.txt. In a workflow code behind, I need to get the file to read its contents. What is the best/most efficient way to do ...
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Force use of the default content of a master page asp:ContentPlaceholder

I have a ContentPlaceholder in my custom master that has default content. I want to always use this default content. However there are some pages in the 14 hive that have an asp:Content that ...
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How to rename a file in the 14 hive - edited-

I need to rename the user.aspx file in the 14 hive layouts directory in a feature event receiver. Is this possible ...if so...how? OK - Bad idea....This is what i want to do: I have a custom ...
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Microsoft.Search.Query, announcement list search scope returns no results

Created a search scope on a discussion list, am querying it, works fine. Created a separate scope (folder related, same site) pointing to an announcement list. I consistently get 0 results when ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 events

I have an installation of sharepoint foundation. I was wondering if I can catch the event where a folder is created in a document library to do some more actions in sharepoint foundation. Can I follow ...
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Stopping Powershell script execution on error in SharePoint 2010

I have SharePoint Powershell Script in .ps1 format and it includes 4 commands. When I run this script, it does not stop if any error occurs in middle. For example, if error occurs at 2nd command it ...
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Using Third Party editor in sharepoint 2010

Sharepoint 2010 content editor is better than sharepoint2007 but it's lacking lots of functionality. Is it possible to "substitute" standard rich text editor with something like Telerik Rad editor? ...
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Creating Custom Column in sharepoint 2010 with Wsp Builder Project

how can create Custom Column Field Type with Additional Functionalities in sharepoint 2010 of WspBuilder Project? Can i get the Sample Code to achieve this
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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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Prevent search from indexing master page

I am using SharePoint Foundation. When I perform a search of "news", all of my site pages appear in the search results, because there is a "news" link in my master page. I would like it to only ...
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sharepoint sandbox solution use spribbon class

I want to add contextual tab. Using farm solution i am able to add contextual webpart this is my code using that i am able to add contextual Tab in farm solution ...
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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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SPF2010 Blog displays “Alert Me” 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. Accessing the Blog with ...
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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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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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Visual Studio 2010 Workflows not associating with list

Probably a silly question: I have a vs2010 project with workflows in a site scoped feature. When i deploy through visual studio the workflows are associated with lists. However when i deploy ...
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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a webpart in Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the webpart, I could only add the document library. ...
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Trigger a workflow when user added to permission group

I'm not sure if this is even possible so here goes: I have a calendar list. After creation of the list I will add a choice field to the list in an event receiver where the choices will be the email ...
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Upgrading from Sharepoint Foundation 2010 to Sharepoint Server 2010

Is it possible to upgrade from Sharepoint Foundation to the full version (SharePoint Server 2010)? We've half way implemented a site in Foundation and are running into issues. Can we just install ...
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Can an Application Page Permissions Be Set from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Apologies up front... I'm quite new to SharePoint. I'm developing an application page in SharePoint because what I'm doing is a lot of custom development, AJAX/jQuery external database, custom ...
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Issue adding description column to custom document library in VS2010

I want to add a description column to my List definiton. However when i do it the column does not show up on the EditForm dialog so that you can actually set the description. Can someone look at the ...
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Calendar list event cell height does not increase with content

Was wondering if someone knows how to make it so that the cell for the calendar event does not cut off the contents. Instead I want it to dynamically resize depending on the contents. I did some ...
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Sharepoint Check In Check Out Malfunctioning

Good Day, on our sharepoint portal, Whenever we check out Word Files, or Excel Files, It throws a message: "This document could not be checked out to your local drafts folder.This may already have ...
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SendEmail Activity in Workflow created with Visual Studio 2010

I am creating a workflow in visual studio. This is what i want it to do....when triggered by creation of a list item i want it to send an email to a permission group with a link in the body to the ...
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Getting Error When Open Sharepoint Central Admin After Windows Updates

Hello Group members, "Management studio failed to open" and unable to open any of the sites Today I stopped the windows updates.And removing the updates till then my SP works ...
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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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Default documents in search results

In my Foundation 2010 If I search something i get the result as links to DispForm ie: http://myserver/Lists/Orders/DispForm.aspx?ID=6937 but actually my default document to display it is ...
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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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Share Point Reporting

I've created a bunch of Lists for users to enter data. Now it's time to start creating useful reports. All reports must be in Share Point so we can't export to Excel or use SSRS. I created a ...
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Add indicator to the title of an calendar event to show that it has an attachment

Looking for options: I want to set it up so that when a person attaches a document to an event of a calendar list that the title of said event will be modified with an indicator to show that a file ...
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From .NET developer to SharePoint developer - Can it happen?

I am a .NET developer who builds web apps and I’m thinking of learning SharePoint 2010 and change my career to SharPOint development. Why? Because web development is widely focused and I never seem to ...
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How to order all day events on a calendar

I have a calendar list with a choice called "Category" with items A,B,C,D. I want to sort the all day events that are shown based on the selected category. I tried to set the Orderby ...
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how to convert the sharepoint recurrencedata field (xml) to ical format (vis versa)

How do I make both conversion from recurrence data field to ical format and ical to recurrence data field?
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Problem with formula when creating calculated column when referenced column that has space in its name

Not sure what the problem is but when i use the following formula when creating a calculated column =IF([Event Type]="","Black",IF([Event Type]="PFL","Red",IF([Event Type]="VCL","Gold",IF([Event ...
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Multiple Document upload with multiple metadata set

I need to customize the document library upload form in such a way that if user has uploaded 2 files. The next metadata form should show 2 sets of metadata form like if I have 2 properties I should ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Profile Picture Storage

I have this sharepoint site configured to let the users upload their profile picture to the default image library (http://intranet/my/User%20Photos). When someone right-click on the image and goes to ...
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Where are users in SharePoint stored?

Quick question, I don't know how SharePoint i set up like this, but where are users stored? I recently got to a new workplace and there's a Sharepoint site here which has been programmed a bit. And I ...
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Login a user from code with claims authentication (fba)

i have a problem with logging in a user from server side on a claims (fba) enabled site. Users can register themselves on the site and get an email with a confirmation link. After they click on the ...
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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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How to link two lists using a multi-valued lookup column?

I have two lists, one contains files, each file has one or more ID(depending on its content). These IDs are lookups to another list. Now, I generate another list on fly, this list has the ID column as ...
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Outgoing Email Settings Not Updating

I've been trying to update the From Address and Reply-to Address with a new email address. The update appears to work, however, when an alert is sent, SharePoint is still using the original email ...
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Sharepoint Foundation Breadcrumbs styling and layout modification

This is really a few questions in one post, but I'd prefer to ask this way as they are both related: Question 1: In Sharepoint Foundation I'd like to move the breadcrumbs into a visible area on the ...
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Is it possible to create Site Collection such that URL should not have “/sites” in SharePoint foundation 2010?

I want to create Site Collection such that Site collection should not contain "/sites" in its URL(Except root Site Collection) in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Is it possible to do it?