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Define XSLTListViewWebPart Custom DataSource

I'm currently working on a personal project which main goal is to create simple and customizable dashboards for everyday life. In order to avoid wrong way, I would like to know how to do to bind a ...
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I'm trying to understang how AJAX and Sharepoint play together

I'm about to embark on a project whose goal is to take a Sharepoint wiki of documentation, and add an index as the left nav (right now, there's only search). As users click on an index item, the right ...
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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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How to perform stress test against sharepoint site using threads

I want to analyze the performance (hence its weak points) of a sharepoint site doing stress test activity. What is needed to be done is call some methods exposed via web service that do the following ...
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How can I set up a workflow email to send weekly with changes occuring past week?

I know I am able to utilize a Sharepoint workflow when i need an email sent informing users of a change to a list or specific document. This email is sent as soon as something changes. Is it ...
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Central Administration shows error 26 - A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server

i Follow this Article to Config FBA , BUT after Step 3 , My Central Administration shows an Error : A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL ...
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Webpart not refreshing after editing custom properties

I have a webpart with several properties that are part of a custom ToolPart. When i set the properties i would like the webpart to reflect the property changes while still editing after having ...
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why updating formula, title in large list/library programmatically takes really long time

I have to update formula of calculated field. I wrote method for that, it is working fine and is updating formula as well. But it takes really long time to update formula in large library ie library ...
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Monitor Document Downloads in SharePoint Foundation

Afternoon, Is there a way to monitor/audit who downloads files in SharePoint Foundation either using something out of the box or by creating a workflow? Thanks in advance Steve
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Content type is not creating Parent properly

I am trying to create generic content type creation using following code. // Create a Content Type Information object ContentTypeCreationInformation _customcontenttype = new ...
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Bind Lookup Column with External Site's List in Infopath Form 2010

Is this possible to bind datasource with dropdownlist of lookup column in Infopath form. Means in my case : i have one subsite : http://www.contoso.com/Marketing/Combraign in this site having one ...
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How do I adjust column widths for the announcements web part?

I am trying to come up with a reasonable method for adjusting the column widths in the sharepoint 2010 (foundation) announcements web part. Specifcally, in the announcements details (listed as ...
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CAML : How to Join Two List in CAML Query? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I Create a join between two sharepoint custom list using CAML Query? I have been asked this question in interviews a lot and I am still trying to figure out what ...
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Sharepoint foundation 2010 on mac

Are there any known issues with SPF 2010 on Mac OS X? Also, will I be able to use the explorer view? Thank you, Alkis
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SharePoint Designer workflow is looping itself when waiting for a field to change

I have a problem with a standard SharePoint Designer workflow on a forms library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When the workflow is firing off it is designed to fill some information in against the ...
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Excel file opening in XLViewer for some users

We have a corporate internal portal with lot of subsite and document library for various department/BU. When a user tries to open a excel file from a document library it opens in Excel client from ...
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property similar to SPQuery listitemcollectionposition for spsitedataquery

I am using SPSiteDataQuery to get all matched items from all lists in site collection. Results set is really large, so I want to limit the results to 1000 or 10K, process these items and then iterate ...
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How can I create a custom view for a survey list?

I have a survey, and need to be able to sort the responses based on one of the responses. For instance, Question 1 in the survey allows for a choice of A, B, or C. When I "view all results" in SP, I ...
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Remote Blob Storage problem

I am using http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx#enable steps for installing RBS on SP Foundation 2010 I am installing RBS.msi on my content database but cannot see the tables by ...
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FileNotFoundException from a Visual Web Part using an external class library

I have a solution and two projects in it: VisualWebPart and ProjectsLibrary VisualWebPart has a reference to ProjectsLibrary (tried to change Property for ProjectsLibrary Copy Local to false/true , ...
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Planning document restore and backup techniques for SP2010

I've been thinking about how to properly backup Sharepoint such that it could be restored. Right now we have a simple farm with only one web application, several site collections each of which may ...
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Active Directory users not listed when trying to add users to SharePoint Foundation 2010

this was previously asked on serverfault by me: http://serverfault.com/q/389357/121152 I'm running SharePoint Foundation 2010 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and I'm having a problem adding users ...
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query all list items in site collection, any way to optimise this code or make it better?

I am going through all the lists in site collection, where list contains content type MvContentType, and for all list items in this list (this list only contain this content type, so all items have ...
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Add Content with a sharepoint webserver with in sharepoint farm where we have more than 1 webfrontend server

We have a sharepoint farm (with three web front end server and these server maange by a loadbalancer) we can access our sharepoint portal via two way one is using loadbalancer url and second directry ...
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SharePoint 2010 Webfrontend serer showing diffrent result

My client has two SharePoint WFE in a farm. While we are trying to access the SharePoint portal with server name, we have encountered one issue with server 1. The issue is on a list page, a user is ...
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Create a custom List Calculated Coulmn using IF or Case structure

I want to create a column in sharepoint 2010 foundation custom list which functions as the below code If (Status = "Avail") then -1 ElseIf ((Status = "Apply") then 1 End IF meaning ...
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How to run reports in sharepoint site using scheduler and email to sharepoint library?

I want to run reports in sharepoint site using scheduler and email reports output to sharepoint library. Please help. Thanks.
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How to get a SPListCollection through a custom sharepoint 2010 web service?

How to get a SPListCollection through a sharepoint 2010 web service? Is it possible? I was trying like this: using (SPSite osite = new SPSite(siteUrl)) { using (SPWeb oweb = osite.OpenWeb()) ...
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List item field values incorrect in AllItems view, but correct in detail view

I've created a custom content type and a list definition and list instance based on it. In a web part, I add an SPListItem to the list, set its field values, and then call item.Update(). However, ...
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How do I create a webpart that displays a single document?

I'm revising the question to clarify what I need with more concrete examples. The solutions offered so far have led me to refine my questions. I am creating an online reference system on a page that'...
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Can I assign a survey for some to take once, and others to take multiple times?

I'm creating a survey that we're sending out to two departments. One department only needs to respond to the survey once, but one department needs the capability to do multiple responses. Do I need ...
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Choice Column - Enfore Unique Values For a Subset of the Choices

I have a list defined with a column called "Priority". The Priority column is a choice column where the list of choices is defined as: 1,2,3,4,5 and None. This effectively defines a list item as being ...
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Specified argument was out of the range of valid values

The following code generates "Specified argument was out of the range of valid values" TaxonomySession session = new TaxonomySession(site); TermStore termStore = session.TermStores["Managed ...
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Item CheckingIn event receiver

I have a document library. When I upload a document and try to check in the same, I get the following error. 0x81072186 An event receiver has canceled the request. Stack Trace: [COMException (...
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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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What exactly is SharePoint?

What is SharePoint anyway? What's the difference between SharePoint and Dropbox or SkyDrive for example? They all share files. Why should anyone use SharePoint instead of SkyDrive or Dropbox?
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Using a feature receiver to add a directory to the web applications folder

Wondering if someone knows how to add a directory/folder to the web applications folder within IIS using a feature event receiver (FeatureActivated). Any help appreciated.
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Change content type for a file in a document library by using powrshell

I just used follwing script to change content type files in a document library but it seems that it works only on old files. the files must be created some time before you run the script. It is even ...
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Calling Console Application (.exe) in Event Receiver and Getting Error

I am using SharePoint foundation. I have a console application that is used to run some OCR process. I am calling the exe of the console application from windows service and it is working fine. I am ...
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Telerik RadChart in a Sharepoint 2010 webpart [closed]

Wondering if anyone can detail step by step how to use the Telerik RadChart control in a Sharepoint 2010 webpart.....what modifications need to be made to the web.config, etc. The info on the site is ...
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Help with Bulk Metadata Updates

I'm having the following conundrum with a bulk update of Metadata. But first, some background... I have a library of about 2000 letters that currently live on a shared drive. We're migrating those to ...
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Can I export a list of columns?

I have about 125 custom columns that I want to use on a different SharePoint site. Is there a way to do that without re-entering all the column definitions? In a perfect world, I could do some sort of ...
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Exception occurred while connecting to wcf endpoint

I get very strange exception: "exception occured while connecting to wcf endpoint. Access denied" Only when I go to any Document Library. I have logged as Administrator and I have added "...
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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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Can I force a Sharepoint template behave like HTML frames?

I have a template consisting of two columns...a left sidebar and a wide column. I would like to load a document index into the left sidebar--an easy enough view to design--but my challenge is the main ...
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different Virtual directories for same Web application

When I go to IIS and check SharePoint web applications. another virutal directory has been created for the Web application. for example if the web application is mydomain1 80 there is two virtual ...
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How do we set alerts for Announcement List or any lists for SharePoint groups

As we all know how to set user alerts for lists in sharepoint 2007, wss 3.0. I was wondering if it is possible to set alert to sharepoint group. So that when new item is added into the list, users in ...
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Unable add user as a site collection administrator?

I am able to search trusted domain users in peoplepicker search box. But in central admin, when I am trying to add them as site collection admin (after finding them in people picker search), it is ...
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Trouble with IF formula

We have a task list with a column that categorizes tasks into one of 12 categories. We're trying to calculate a NEW column that will be populated with one of two values, "Technical" or "Procedural" ...
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Unable to get trusted domain users in CA people picker?

I have 2 trusted domains. I am able to add those users into local administrator group. But I could not able to search them in CA people picker in 2010?. How to get them into there.