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Remove user from SPFieldUserValueCollection

I have a "person or group" type column in my calendar list as "Participants". I need to add and remove users from this column. Adding users works fine. When trying to remove a user it does not get ...
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Set-SPUser - not valid user object - 19;#username - powershell

I'm trying to add users to a custom "responsible" group that have the same permissions as owners group. I'm getting member from a list in SP (people and group). $Responsible = ...
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Sharepoint 2013 c# customise field data depending on user connected properties

I have some specific need here, and i don't know how to approach it. I explain : I have a SharePoint list to which i am adding a field in feature activated event reciever. I am adding a 3 choices ...
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Display SPUser Information on an application page

I have an application page (SP2010) where I have a SPUser object (the current user), now I would like to display this SPUser as an Hyperlink on the apsx, linked to his UserProfilePage (userdisp.aspx) ...
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Cannot send Email to Exchange Distribution list

I have this (shortened) piece of code, which does not work like it should and I can not figure out why: SPGroup group = web.SiteGroups["Some Notification Group"]; foreach (SPUser user in group.Users) ...
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Get SPUser information

I am trying to get a user's information off of SharePoint. I can see the user's information through the UI when I click their name. I can add them to groups and sites freely. But no matter what I ...
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How to get from DirectoryEntry to SPuser

I need to get the SPuser for a partcular directory entry. What I need to do is get all the users from an AD group and give them permissions to a list item. The code is: SearchResult result = ...
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How do I get SPUser Object?

I'm unable to get SPUsers/user. As an example I have here a User (Approver): <User ID=\"31\" Sid=\"\" Name=\"Approver\" LoginName=\"i:0#.w|domain\\approver\" Email=\"approver@domain.se\" ...
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Unable to get user field value in event receiver's afterproperties

I have a document library in which there is one field approver (multi - value). There is an event receiver for item updating of the document library that I want to validate user while changing the ...
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How to know SPUser.LoginName is System Account?

I am trying get the Modified By column value. And I want to check my PeoplePicker control contains the value same as the Modified By column value. I am stuck in the problem that Modified By ...
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Check user read access to a particular list item

I need to check if a user has read level access to a particular list Item. What would be the best approach 1) listItem.DoesUserHavePermissions(currentUser, SPBasePermissions.ViewListItems); //here ...
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SPFieldUserValue User is null

I have a list in which I can also view the version of each item. Suppose I have an item ItemX which has been modified by UserX, I then delete UserX and try to view the version item of ItemX which had ...
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Force create SPUser for disabled AD account

I am trying to get SharePoint to create an SPUser for a disabled active directory account. The reason for this is that I am archiving items across site collections. As the items are copied I am ...
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Save conflict error when handling user deletion from group programmatically

I have a site in which unique permission group are there. I want to update the list item as per the changes made in the user group in site, i.e. if user is removed from the site user group then the ...
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Unable to cast object of type 'System.String' to type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldUserValue'

I want to get the user value from the Person or Group column in code behind. My code is: List<string> manager = GeneralMethods.GetUsers((SPFieldUserValueCollection)item[FieldNames.Manager]); ...
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SPUser have logon into Site Collection?

Possible to loop through all Site Collection Users and check if they have ever logon into the Site Collection and when? db table dbo.UserInfo tokens info can be useful? this script can retrieve the ...
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spfielduservaluecollection.remove not working

I want to remove the user from the list item from the column of type person or group and it is multi-valued. My code is: private void DeleteUserFromList(SPUser userDeleted, string ...
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Getting a SPUser's title (as it is on Active Directory)

I need to get the Titles (eg: Mr, Mrs, Dr) for SPUsers which are stored in a list. The Title is not available on the SPUser object, is it possible to somehow get this information, assuming it is ...
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How to know the exact loginname of the user who operates as system account?

If current logged user operates as "System Account", SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser.LoginName will return "sharepoint\system", so I want to know the exact loginname of the user. Here is what I ...
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Get manager of current user in workflow

how can I get the current user's manager's phone information. I select the current user id like this: public Guid workflowId = default(System.Guid); public SPWorkflowActivationProperties ...
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Get all SPUser groups?

I have a SPUser and I want to get all the user groups in which the SPUser exists. How can i get all the SPGroups containing the SPUser programatically?. Sample codes and useful links would be very ...
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Error in Web.EnsureUser(user) :- User Not Found

Hey Friends I am trying to develop a web part in that I am fetching the user name. But doing this I am getting the error that User cannot be found. But the main thing is that in the line where I ...
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How to set a UserMulti field via a UserField Control?

I have a list similar to the usual Tasks Sharepoint List and I introduced the field assigned to as a multi user field like this (I have read somewhere that with Mult option should always be set to ...
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Getting SPUser Last login date / time

Is there a way to get the last login time from an SPUser object? I don't want the last login time to Active Directory, but specifically for the sharepoint site.
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How to check if the current user is equal to some spuser?

I am using sp2010. I get the current user from the context. And I would like to check if it is equal to the creator of an list item. But the code says it is not equal. Why? Is there some other ...
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Email property is empty on SPUser object, how to fill?

I have a piece of code which gets the email address of a SPUser object. The email property is empty. Where I can fill the email address of this user? Is it in SharePoint or somewhere in AD? I dont ...
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How to check if current user is exist in a AD group inside a Sharepoint group

I have a sharepoint permission group with some permissionslevels. The name is: "SPProgress". Inside this group I have inserted a AD usergroup with the name "ADProgress". I would like to check in ...
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Is possible to rename a SPUser(IsDomainGroup) LoginName?

I want to rename SPPrincipals that are ADGroups. I've tried with $SPFarm = Get-SPFarm #$SPFarm.MigrateGroup("loginName", "newLoginName") $SPFarm.MigrateUserAccount("loginName", "newLoginName", ...
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Adding members to groups i am not a member of

I have a process which runs in a event receiver, this involves adding users from ad to groups based on the contents of a custom list. The problem occurs when i try to add a user into a group that i ...
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SPUserCollection class

So I created a custom list with a person field. The person field has multiple names of people. What I want to do is get an Item' [person field] data and put it into a SPUserCollection, I tried to do ...
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How to get SPUser from FBA login name

I have a Form Based Authentication login name login_name how to get an SPUser object for that login name. I have tried the Web.EnsureUser(string.Format("c:0-.f|role|{0}", name)); but it gives me ...
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How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) for a user and group?

How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) which applying permission level for a user and group?
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How to find permission level for specific user using visual studio?

How to find permission level for specific user in site collection and subsite using visual studio?
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How to get extra User properties?

A few custom properties have been added to the user object via CA. I would I retrieve these fields programmatically? Solution: UserProfileManager mgr = new ...
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Set-SPUser not adding SPUser

Adding a user trough the following PS command line works just fine: Set-SPUser -Identity "Domain\LoginName" -Web $Web.Url -Group "GroupName" The problem occurs when the user is deleted and then the ...
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Trying to get user's manager: Getting SPServiceContext with SiteSubscriptionId of {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}

I am trying to get a user's manager with this code: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriviliges(delegate { SPSite site = new SPSite(SPContext.Current.Site.Url); SPServiceContext context = ...
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How to programatically change the login name of an SPUser

I'm facing a problem with Sharepoint as I must change the Login name of my users. I'm in a claim based installation and I decide to use GUID as unique identifier. By Sharepoint PowerShell I found how ...
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Find SPUser Preferred Name from UserPrincipal

I am looping through a group of UserPrincipal that was retrieved from Active Directory. I need to get find a SPUser using the properties of the UserPrincipal. Once the SPUser is found I will get its ...
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How to get claims from SPUser object

Is it possible to read claims by using the SPUser object only? STS is used as claimsprovider. All examples I have found use: var claimsPrincipal = Page.User as IClaimsPrincipal; claimsIdentity = ...
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How can I return user-values as a SPUser (Hyperlink) in a visual webpart in C#?

I'm developing a visual webpart (TreeView). If I click on a node (folder), it gives me the credentials of the folder. Now, the values are all appearing in a label. How can I return the users and ...
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How do I restrict access to a particular page in SharePoint?

I want two pages from my site to be restricted from viewers until its contents are thoroughly checked by my team. How do I accomplish this? Thank you very much!
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Sort SPList on derived value of e.g. SPFieldUser column

What I want to achieve is: get a bunch of SPListItems from an SPList, using SPQuery, and have the items ordered by an SPFieldUser column. Just referencing the SPFieldUser column appears to sort on the ...
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Determine if SPPrincipal is SPUser, SPGroup or AD User

Context I have a List<SPPrincipal> that is a mix of SPGroup, SPUser and AD Users. Problem I'm trying to find out how to determine if an SPPrincipal I have is an SPUser, SPGroup or an AD ...
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What is the best way to determine if CurrentUser is System Account?

Traditionally I use: if (web.CurrentUser.Name == "System Account") Is there a possibility the System Account Name could be something other then "System Account". Is there a more reliable way to ...
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Get User Profile from email address

I was using SPUtility.ResolvePrincipal to resolve the email address but it only seems to work if the user is already in the User Information List. Is there any way I can resolve users based on email ...
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EnsureUser not working in Job

Background: sharepoint 2010 custom membership provider custom job to create users Job is deployed by code and executed first time from some WinForms exe, executed by local Administrator. Users are ...
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SharePoint 2007 : How to sign out user?

I've an application build on SharePoint 2007 platform, the problem is in Mozilla FireFox, the sign out button does not successfully sign out the current login user, I believe SharePoint 2007 is not ...
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SPUser vs. UserProfile vs My Settings

I've been working woth FBA now, and my site uses both windows login and FBA login. They both work fine, and I've setup a MySite successfully to view profiles, and setup content sites for either kind ...
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Error using SPContext.Current.Web.AllUsers in Visual Studio workflow

I have the following code running in a Visual Studio workflow. I am trying to specify the user who is adding list items in the code because I guess the system account (default for VS) will not allow ...
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How to convert string into SPUser?

I have a string "System Account", how can I convert the string into SPUser? I've tried SPContext.Current.Web.EnsureUser("System Account") and also web.AllUser["System Account"] but hit error. Please ...