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Grant column-based access in a library - SharePoint 2010

I'd like to grant user permissions to specific documents defined for a given project type. Unfortunately, all documents are lumped into a single Shared Documents library, categorized by a column ...
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PS Script to output members of targetted groups into a file

I have an auditing / documentation requirement around my SP Environment upon which members of specific groups need to be listed. Now, rather than doing this manually via screen-shots and / or cut and ...
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How to grant access to Intranet site to External Users?

Our company recently acquired few small companies. We are in the transition for getting all the files and documentation. I created a "Document Center" site for this project. What is the best way ...
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Elements.xml Id substitution

I have a site column defined in an Elements.xml file in Visual Studio. The SharePoint project this is in does all sorts of initial configuration on the website. I need to set the UserSelectionScope to ...
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Programmatically Add/Remove User to Audience

I've been searching everywhere for information on how to programmatically add a user to an Audience. Is this at all possible? We'd like to set up Audiences as a kind of "Subscription" base where our ...
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How many users can user profile service handle?

I have a question regarding the user profile service. It is more functional question. The question is how many users can the user profile service handle? By this i mean, lets say i have a sharepoint ...
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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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Switch user from within embedded SharePoint form?

I work at a university where we're using SharePoint forms for much of our workflow for students and faculty. A large problem arises when the user's browser automatically logs them in to SharePoint for ...
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How can I restrict users from creating views in the Datasheet view in SP 2013?

I need to restrict users (with Contribute rights) ability to create Datasheet view. Also, how may I disable Quick Edit mode in all views?
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SPListItem item[“Author”] throws ArgumentException on blog lists only for some users

We have a webpart on our SiteCollection home page which aggregates the most recent posts from a number of blog subsites. The code looks like this: using (SPSite site = new SPSite(...
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Send current user's parameter to External Content Type

Is it possible to send the current user's username as a parameter for my External Content Type query? I am on SharePoint 2010 Standard.
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Navigation breadcrumb visibility for visitors

I have a website which contains mostly normal webpages, which are stored in the Shared Documents section. The visitors are only able to read these pages. But when you see the breadcrumb in the above, ...
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User Import problems

I have a problem that I can't resolve with many searches or impossible to understand. I am using the AD import with my SharePoint install 2013 sever. My problem is : The AD import is ok , I can ...
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How to reconcile old usernames after move to Office 365 from SharePoint 2010?

Any old people/group columns from lists and libraries copied from the old 2010 environment show the following in the new environment: Domain\UserName With red squiggles and the error message: No ...
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“User cannot be found.” Error While Updating List Item

I'm experiencing a weird error while trying to update the author and editor on some files in a site, but not all, and the behavior is strange and inconsistent. The code: SPListItem item; int newID; ...
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How to get SharePoint user's manager?

I found some examples on the internet (this one I understand the most). I am confused on how to implement it. I do not know which assemblies I need to reference. Also, shouldn't I use classes from ...
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Project Server 2010 - Workspace Sync REMOVES then adds SharePoint users?

We have what we initially thought was a bug, but after some ILSpy'ing I determined it was intended behaviour: Basically, user access is currently a manual process for project sites/workspaces on top ...
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terminated employee still shows up in user search

From Central Admin > user profile search > Employee not listed (meaning nightly sync took him out) However, went to a site permission and type the terminated employee's user id "tpatel" and SP ...
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Get SPListItem ItemsData

I have the list of items in object SPListItem item. Is it possible to extract certain data from the ListItems property? The reason I want to do that is because I have a FieldName "AssignedTo" which ...
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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 ...
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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Consequences Of Renaming A User Account

What are the consequences in SharePoint of renaming a user account in Active Directory? i.e. historical data, running workflows, etc. E.g. the context is that there is a merge of domains in our ...
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User adding working, but permissions setting is not woring - CSOM

Following code adds user to SP Group. This code works perfectly and adding user to group. But permission is not going to set for the user from the group. When I go to site and "Check Permissions" ...
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SP 2013 How to create new FBA sql users with PowerShell?

I set up SharePoint 2013 with FBA users (SQL). I'd like to know if it's possible to create new users using PowerShell script ? What I tried but did not work : [System.AppDomain]::CurrentDomain....
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Users access to subsite but no acces to root site

In SP2013, I have AD users. I have : site1 subsite1 sub_subsite1 sub_subsite2 I want the users to access to sub_subsite1, for example, but no access to subsite1 or site1. I know this is ...
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how to insert users into particular group using csom javascript

I have created one group using csom javascript upto here working fine . I want to how to add users to particular group using csom javascript.Any ideas?
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Modifying E-mail through shell on Sharepoint 2013

I have working Sharepoint 2010 script that modifies e-mail for the web site user. The problem is - the script doesn't work on Sharepoint 2013. I am not able to modify its e-mail. I tried to modify it ...
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Site Collection Administrators permissions level?

I tried to answer this one via Google but the answers seem quite conflicting. I was wondering if anybody knows this answer definitively, or can reference any Microsoft documentation (I couldn't find ...
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User Permissions SharePoint 2010

I am working with SharePoint 2010. My requirement is to have some user groups blocked for some of my custom pages those reside in "Site Pages" library.So that users in those groups can not access the ...
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Is there any event reciver available for user group events?

I have to update some list whenever a new user or group is added to the site. Is there any event receiver available for users/groups?
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How to: Know “reachable” files for an user

I'd like to know if in SP there's a method to know all the files "linked" to a user. This feature must be cross site collection and return all the files over the webapp that the user can read or ...
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User Profile Service = “An unexpected error has occurred.”

This is for a new SP 2010 install. I have a server running SP 2010. In IIS I have created an empty web site, "share.example.com". In SP Central Admin, I have created a web application bound to the IIS ...
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Get the logged user inside SharePoint

I want to get the logged in user inside Sharepoint to pass by parameter in a link inside the web part "Page Viewer". In our company we need to integrate our pages in SharePoint, and when a user logs ...
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Insert current logged on user's email address into script embeded on Sharepoint page

I have to login to another system from SharePoint. This is done by embeding a piece of javascript which redirects the user to the site, but must grab the current users email address to insert into the ...
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Check if user is member of group

I have a SharePoint group name "Admin". Can someone provide me JavaScript code to check if the current logged in user belongs to this group? I have a query which I want to run based on this ...
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Creating a report showing which user belongs to which group

Is there a way to create an excel report or something to show which user belongs to which group in a Office 365 tenant?
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“Sign as Different User” option does not appear in WelcomeMenuBox

I created new custom masterpage. But "Sign as different user" option disappear in WelcomeMenuBox. is there a way to add this option, maybe i remove it by accidently?
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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn peoplepicker-...
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How programmatically create a new user in Sharepoint 2013

How do I create a new user account in Active Directory from SharePoint 2013 programmatically?
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C# custom list checking

I have made new custom list (throught sharepoint), and I have only add couple custom fields, which type is TEXT. I have rename that TEXT example "Extra". I know how I can read list through code. ...
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How to give specific users access to only subsites?

I am trying to figure out how to give some user access to ONLY specific subsites. We are using Sharepoint 2013
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Getting the logged in user given the SPWeb, regardless of elevated priveleges

I have a requirement to be able to always get the logged in user. The object the calling process is going to pass is the spweb. As this is legacy code, I cannot change what the calling processes ...
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Opening site collection with admin user to prevent access exceptions

I have a custom webservice hosted in SharePoint. Within this service, I need to at times look up sites by id. Despite running code in an SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriviledges block, I still get Access ...
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Get current user in SPFeatureReceiver?

I am working on a web application-scoped feature which creates a site collection. I would like to set the person who activated the feature as site collection owner. To do that, I would have to either: ...
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Learning resources for first time sharepoint end user?

A new end user has started using your sharepoint site. They have never used sharepoint before. What do you recommend they start read/watch/listen to? What is the best resource for first time ...
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Auto forward user at login to specific url

When a user calls http://moss.domain.tld he should be auto forwarded to a url like http://moss.domain.tld/customers/xyz based upon his user or assigned group. Is this possible with sharepoint?
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Restore User Profile Data to another farm

I've been setting up a test farm for a customer where I'll be looking to restore the UPSA databases from production, mainly the profile one, there isn't too much else I'm interested in other than ...
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Show deleted users in User Information List programmatically

I am working with retrieving user info programmatically in WSS 3.0. I understand that users are stored in each Site Collection's User Information List. Deleted users are not visible in the User ...
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SharePoint Online (Microsoft 365) - Notification of external user invitation acceptance

Just wondering if there is any way to manage the SharePoint Online external invitation system on a more granular level? The out of the box system where you go to Site Actions > Share Site seems very "...
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People Picker not resolving active directory user in SharePoint 2013 site

once again having a people picker not resolving active directory users of a two-way-trust domain. So we configure the picker as described e. g. in one of these how to configure picker blogs. Having ...