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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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What order to apply SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SP1 and June 2011 CU?

It's September 2011. We just installed SharePoint 2010 Enterprise RTM. Want to install SharePoint 2010 SP1. Do we need to install SharePoint Foundation SP1 first? And should we install June update ...
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Is SharePoint right technology for our project?

We are currently building a new public (extranet) client document portal. This should be system very similar to box.com where we can exchange documents with our clients. We will also allow the client ...
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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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“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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Books Recommended for Beginner SharePoint architect

I am a recent graduate and got a job as a junior SharePoint developer few months ago. For the last few months, I have been working on SharePoint development, e.g. webparts, .Net Forms, K2, Lists, ...
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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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Downloading Bulk of data(150 GB) using powershell or C#

I have a task to download bulk of data(150 GB) from SharePoint document libraries? What will be more efficient and faster,Doing it using a powershell script or using a c# code to download files?
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What does ULSxSy:; do in SharePoint JS files?

So I was going through init.js and sp.js and found out that nearly all of the SharePoint OOB JS functions start with the following line: "ULSxSy:;" For example: function ctxInitItemState(ctxCur) ...
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How do we activate auditing in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

We are trying to set up SharePoint auditing to audit reading of list items and are having problems finding how to turn it on. Is this supported in the Foundation version? If so how do we activate it? ...
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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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How to hide quick launch navigation link for visitors in sharepoint foundation 2010?

i want to hide few quick launch navigation links for visitors but it should be visible to members and owners in SharePoint foundation 2010. Thanks.
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How to Send Mail to a SharePoint library using hMailServer?

How can i send mail from hmailSserver to a SharePoint library ? I work on Windows Server 2008. When an email is sent from Outlook I can't find it in the library..
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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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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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Working around the “Lookup column threshhold”

To level-set, I'm working in a large enterprise with no Farm Admin access or access to SP Designer. I have out-of-the-box capabilities only as owner of a team site. I'm building a roster/schedule ...
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UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized

I have two sites that were originally migrated from SPS2003. It worked well in SharePoint 2007 and even on SharePoint 2010, however when we migrated it to SharePoint 2013, the home page throws ...
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Lync status bullet in UpdatePanel

I'm creating a webpart that shows the employees birthdays. It's a simple web part that when the page is loaded lists all birthdays for the current week (data comes from a SPList). My webpart then ...
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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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After retracting webpart solution webparts still showing up

I retract a webpart solution that was deployed via Visual Studio. Then when i edit a page for some reason the Custom category + the webparts are still being listed when i try to insert a webpart. ...
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How to add jquery library in sharepoint2013?

I am new to SharePoint, currently i am learning sharepoint2013, here i don't know,how to add jquery library in master page. Before that I did all steps from the following site ...
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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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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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How to restrict user to see only few rows in a list

I have one list Title Availability Department ----------------------------------------------------- Microscope Yes Biology Buret No ...
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sharepoint caml is fast - how?

We all know that Caml is faster than using linq, since linq internally gets translated to caml. But can anyone explain how caml is best to do sharepoint queries or how it is fast or what makes it ...
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SharePoint 2010 Get Content Type Programmatically

I've created several content types that inherit from the document content type in the site content type lists. Please refer to the image below: How do I get these these content types ...
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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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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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sharepoint 2010 getting session timed out error for

We have an application which depends on “Excel calculation Services” in SharePoint. This application presents the data from excel to web based format like html. It also gives a text box to insert ...
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View sp list item attachment high CPU usage server restart needed SP 2010 EBS

We are using SP 2010 with EBS (external blob storage http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb802812(v=office.14).aspx). The problem: When a user tries to download some large attachments (100MB) ...
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URL rewriter and Sharepoint 2010

I have a url that uses https. My client would like to be able to avoid typing https everytime so i was looking in to using URL rewriter 2 to rewrite the URL so that http://x.com -> https://x.com ...
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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?
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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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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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Get current Login Name inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

How to get current Login Name.I'm getting "Sharepoint\System" as Login Name for every user. I need to get the name of the user. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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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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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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Remove extra sign-in step after enabling Forms Based Authentication

Now that I have enabled Forms Based Authentication (FBA) on my sharepoint site, there is an extra Sign-In page where I have to select what type of authentication I wish to use. I pretty much want ...
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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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What update I have to install in Foundation 2010 to run a backup that asks for version 4.1.13.0?

I'm trying to run a backup from a Sharepoint Server 2010 that runs a version 14.0.6101.5008: The version of my local Sharepoint Foundation 2010 server is 14.0.6114.5000: When I run the backup ...
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Can i build solutions for SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server on the same development machine?

My question is regarding the different SharePoint 2010 editions. Say I am running SharePoint Server on my development machine, since most of my solutions are made for SharePoint Server. If I should ...
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Migrate dokuwiki to SharePoint

We have a dokuwiki site that I want to migrate to SharePoint. I know I can go through and copy and paste, but I have hundreds of pages to copy over.
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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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Using SharePoint UserAccountDirectoryPath with SSRS

I've got a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise multi-tenant setup integrated with a new SSRS 2008 R2 instance in SharePoint-Integrated mode and have FINALLY managed to get everything working. However, there ...
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Reload Calendar without refreshing page in SharePoint 2010

How to reload calendar without refreshing whole page ?
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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: ...
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How can i enable Group calender?

I found that the "EnablePeopleSelector" property changes the calender into a group calender. I am unable to set the value for tat property using csom or webservices.. My webservices snippet is as ...
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How to configure incoming email in SharePoint Foundations without local SMTP

How I can to configure incoming email in SharePoint Foundations without local SMTP?
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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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Sharepoint page redirection using JavaScript

below I have some JavaScript which listens for mouse activity and starts a timer if there is no activity and then redirects the user to another page after say 2 minutes..The problem is that if I have ...