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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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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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Color code item row based on column value in SharePoint Foundation 2013

I have a custom list which contains a field called Status. In the AllItems view, I would like to color code each line item based on the value of Status. Is this possible to do withing SharePoint ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013. We are searching ...
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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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Request timeout error in large list

I have a list containing 500000 data. When i am query on that list like list.getitembyuniqueid(1), its working fine and give result quickly. But when i restart sql server and try to fetch data from ...
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on-premise sharepoint hosted app, anonymous access

I have been wrestling with a permissions issue for a SharePoint hosted app. I have gone through all the permission settings for anonymous access so I am 90% sure it is all correct. So, now I am ...
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Make a document library the sites default homepage

I am making a very simple document library. Sharepoint foundation 2010 I have a number of countrys sites, displayed as tabs at the top, each site contains 1 document library. I would like to click ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Client Object Model file larger than 2 Mb exception

I am new to Sharepoint and Client Object model. I am stuck with a problem and not been able to fix the issue. I want to upload files more than 10 MB using Client Object Model in Sharepoint 2013. I get ...
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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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Toolbar to show the context of a ListViewWebPart

I'm using ListViewWebPart to display contents of SPFolder (subfolder inside a list) to display its contents. Below is the code to implement this: protected override void CreateChildControls() { ...
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How do I prevent Sharepoint from asking to download html files to my local machine?

I have a page that contains a Page Viewer web part. Each time the page loads, in both edit and view modes, I get a File Download dialog box asking "Do you want to save this file?", listing the correct ...
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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 http://blogs.msdn.com/b/...
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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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How to install Sharepoint on Windows 10 Pro? [duplicate]

I want to install SharePoint on a Windows 10 Pro PC. How can I do this, and is there any extra software required?
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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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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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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 (isMember(...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Getting less than (Today+7) days items using caml query

I want to retrieve items from list which are lessthan seven days from today date. Today date:12/14/2015 seven days means: 12/21/2015. Using caml query. can anybody know please tell me.
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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 can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I move SharePoint Lists and Libraries to another Site Collection?

I'm in the process of upgrading/cleaning up a large Web Application with a lot of Site Collections. On a SharePoint Foundation 2013 env. I have found some questions about moving document libraries ...
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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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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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branding sharepoint foundation 2013

I would be working to brand a sharepoint 2013 foundation site. I know Design Manager and all other branding goodies don't exist with SPF 2013. What would be the best approach to brand a simple SPF ...
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SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test/Production environment - Moving content

I am new to SharePoint and am working on a project with a separate SharePoint site on a different farm for each stage of development (Development, Testing, and Production). Is there a good way to ...
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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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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 ...