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Would applying a lock help to prevent a Save Conflict Error when simultaneously updating a list item?

I have a scenario where users may update a list item at the same time and this causes a Save Conflict error. I could catch the exception and reload the list item as suggested in ...
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Get user ID from display name?

My users need a feature which will replace all instances of someone's name (assuming he/she is fired) with someone else. I use SPService's UpdateMultipleListItems action which works fine, but for ...
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Save Conflict error on task when saving task

The idea of the task lifecycle is this: CreateTaskWithContentType: Set all the task properties OnTaskCreated: Set unique permissions for the task OnTaskChanged: Complete task and continue workflow ...
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Update metadata on n amount of files at the same time programmatically, using SPListItem update methods or SPWeb update batch?

I need to update meta data on multiple files that exist on my SharePoint 2010 site. When starting the method that will update the metadata i do not know how many file that will need to be updated, ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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Can I edit a LOOKUP column?

More concisely: How do I edit a lookup column? I have a custom list with columns [Name] and [Product] named 'MainList'. I would like a third column [Referral] which shows a name found in ...
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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48 views

Append workflow changes to existing content

I have a workflow that updates a lookup column in another list when conditions are met. The problem is that the column allows multiple values, but the workflow is replacing any content that already ...
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579 views

Update custom property on listItem using -replace in powershell?

I have two different web application with one site collection each. One Site collection is privat and the other on is public inside the intranet. The public site links to the private site which link ...
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Can't update document properties through any API - only through check out and check in

I have a few documents in a library that I can't seem to update the properties for through the Web UI, the ListData.svc (JSON/JS), the object model or PowerShell. We have a property called Data Rights ...
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Edit multiple list items in one shot?

I have a list that contains many items. I'd like to give my users the ability to select 10-20 items by "checking" them and then edit them all at once. Certain fields (item name, id, etc.) are ...
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164 views

What are “unsafe updates” for list items?

In the SharePoint 2010 server-side object model the SPWeb Class has a property "AllowUnsafeUpdates". What are unsafe updates in connection to list item changes? How are they to be delt with in code? ...
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SharePoint 2010, programmatic updates to PagesList not saving on PagesList.Update()

publishingWeb.PagesList.EnableModeration = false; publishingWeb.PagesList.EnableVersioning = true; publishingWeb.PagesList.MajorVersionLimit = 10; publishingWeb.PagesList.EnableMinorVersions = false; ...