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Filter List for DateTime using CAML against Calculated Field

In WSS 3.0, I have a list with a Calculated Field, 'MaxDate'. It gets the greater of two other dates, Notional Date and Override Date. I am trying (and failing) to build a CAML query to get all items ...
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How to change page description

Here is a beginner's question: I have an old WSS 3.0 site where I need to change the text of the description of the home page. (Not the site's description!) The master page defines the position for ...
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How to retrieve documents from list?

I created a simple Custom List in WSS3. I also created a Document Library with an additional column field which is a lookup to the Custom List that I created before. Now when I am on the Custom List ...
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wss 3.0 content database has expanded exponentially without any data added in it

I am hosting wss 3.0 web application in windows 2003 server with sql 2005 express edition. we are leveraging lots of out of the box functionality, but we also have some custom features and web parts. ...
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wss 3.0 working fine in all browsers except on IE

I have 2 domain controllers, lets call it Domain1 and Domain2. I have wss3.0 installed in windows 2003 server with sql express running in webserver1 of Domain1. Domain1 is also running DNS Services ...
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WSS 3.0 List - Change default view

Is there a way to change the default view on a WSS 3.0 list (Survey)? I tried web.Lists[].DefaultViewURL = "\List\xxxyyy\custompage.aspx" But DefaultviewURL looks like it is read-only. Any ...
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WSS 3.0 Contributor Permissions can't delete folders

SPUtility.ValidateFormDigest(); SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { SPSite siteColl = SPContext.Current.Site; ...
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How to enable forms authentication programmatically?

So, my attempts are: 1)Site.WebApplication.IisSettings[currentZone].AuthenticationMode = System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationMode.Forms; ...
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file downloading in sharepoint

I've created a web-part. I've added few documents to it. I'm implementing download functionality. I want file download dialog. My code is like this. DownloadItem(SPListItem item) { // Get physical ...
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openfiledialog in webpart

How to implement openfile dialog in a webpart ? OpenFileDialog class could not be accessed in webpart. Is there any other way to achieve this ?
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Delete all list permissions and set Author as contributor (Event Receiver)

I wrote an Event Receiver on ItemAdded to automatically create a calendar (Template 106) from a ListItem (Title => Name of calendar). So far so good... Problem of all is, that I want to delete ALL ...
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custom document library web part with shared documents

I've been struggling a lot to create custom web part that looks similar to "Document library" in share point. I've tried several approaches but finally figured out it. Here's my piece of code: // ...
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Content Editor Web Part Uneditable in IE9

A user added a content editor web part with just some simple HTML formatted text to it today. Once the text is added and the page is saved no body can seem to edit the web part's properties unless ...
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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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Why the Required property of field is changing to false?

I created site column with Required="true". Then I created site content type and added my column to it . Then I created list, selected "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" and added my ...
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WSS 3.0 Write to New Column in User Information List

I am working on a site that is using FBA in WSS 3.0. This is an external facing site, so in the FBA User Management page (UsersDisp.aspx) I would like to add a column that displays the user's company ...
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Upgrading from WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint 2010

I have got sharepoint 2010 installed but I can't see any of the documents / calenders, when I run the upgrade it references a site that is claims doesn't exist. I ran the following in PS: stsadm -o ...
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Make WebRequest to auth type Windows | Wss 3.0

I have wss 3.0 with auth type Integrated Windows Authentication/Kerberos. I want to make custom login form. I developed below codes. After executed I got error: The remote server returned an error: ...
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How can we configure WSS 3 to disallow user authentication from select OUs?

I'm working with a web admin who has recently improved our WSS 3 deployment such that selected user OUs (e.g. service accounts, domain admins) in our Active Directory forest are explicitly ...
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Change Password [Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))]

I am using ITaCS Change Password 2.5 webpart on wss3.0 for a while now and all of a sudden everytime a user trys to change their password they get the error. You must not change your password. ...
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WSS 3.0 - Running Timer Jobs Manually

I am trying to troubleshoot why my timer job is not working in WSS 3.0. Is there anyway to run a timer job manually in WSS 3.0?
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How to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND Condition

I have search and see the way how to write CAML Query with 3 AND conditions. However, I am not sure how to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND conditions may be with 4 or 5 AND conditions. Can any ...
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Unable to access “Advanced Permissions” settings

I have a WSS3 server set up for development purposes but I am unable to access the Advanced Permissions in the Users and Permissions section of the Site Settings. I'm trying to set up a test condition ...
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Dynamic SPQuery

I want to build search criteria by using SPQuery object that searches a list. On application page, there are two textbox Controls, 2 combobox Controls and 2 people picker Controls. The search criteria ...
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Simple Way to Get Data from WSS 3.0 List to Excel via Web Services

Is there any simple way to get live data from a WSS 3.0 list into Excel via web services or am I going to need to write code? I understand I can export the list data, that is far too manual.
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Migrating SharePoint Features from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I try to Migrate a SharePoint 2003 (WSS 3.0) to SharePoint 2010. I do it with the detach database method. After I run the test-spcontentdatabase to the restored contentdatabase. I get some errors ...
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sharepoint 2007 webpart question

I created a user control in visual studio I want to deploy to sharepoint 2007. This is my first one and I created the project using the repository pattern and POCO. Does sharepoint support this type ...
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SharePoint 2010 NewForm.aspx Lookup Fields Issue

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation site that has recently been upgraded from WSS 3.0. The upgrade was completed successfully with no glitches. However, ever since I have upgraded the site I have ...
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Missing Features and Existing Lists

I have a site that was hosted on a Microsoft Project Server instance. One of the sub-sites was based on the Project Workspace Template in order to get access to the "special" lists like Risks and ...
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Web site looks different after content db addition to a different farm

I backed up a content db from our production MOSS 2007 farm and then I added to an existing web application to the recovery wss 3.0 farm. However after doing it, the root site from the new db's site ...
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Recovering Test farm after failed SP3 updating

Last week I tried to update our test wss 3.0 farm from SP2 to SP3 in order to use the Permissions reporting tool that came along with the Sharepoint Administration Kit. However, the update failed and ...
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In WSS 3.0 is it possible to show folders at the bottom of a document library

I have explained the reasons against using folders in general, but I have been asked to get a definitive answer as to whether there is any way to stop folders in a WSS 3 Document Library from ...
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Update to Service Pack 3 failed - PostSetupConfigurationTaskException

We have a wss 3.0 development farm in product version 12.0.0.6421, which means it is updated up to Service Pack 2. When trying to install Service Pack 3 for wss the following error shows up: "An ...
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Background Elements Shifting on Navigation Mouseover

On Google Chrome - When I mouse over the navigation bar items on Sharepoint pages, it causes page elements in the background to shift up the page moving the mouse off the navigation element and ...
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How to copy list item from parent site to subsite?

I have a list in the parent site and I want to copy the items to its subsite. Is it possible? Is it possible to only copy some items that are fulfill some criteria? Thanks a lot!
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Data Source Library error: the web cannot be opened

Version of sharepoint: WSS 3.0 I opened a site, Home, in SharePoint Designer 2007. When I tried to insert the data view, it only show the greyed "+ Current Site". When I clicked "Connect to another ...
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Best approach for writing custom code for uploading files to a document library in WSS 3.0?

What is the best approach if i want to write custom code for uploading files to a document library in WSS 3.0 ? I have few custom columns also in my document library. So, i would need that also as an ...
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Viewing PDF in Page Viewer Web Part in WSS 3.0, users are prompted to download, open or save

Currently using WSS 3.0 and I am using page viewer web part to display a PDF file though when the page loads, users are prompted with the file download box to open or save the file. Running Internet ...
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Multi column lookup field in WSS 3.0

We are using WSS 3.0 and have a list that has four fields that we would like to use as the basis for a new list. Is there an option in WSS 3.0 that would allow for me to do this? Any ideas on how we ...
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Using SharePoint with Google Apps for Business email

I am trying to get SharePoint's email features to work with Google Apps (alerts, emails generated by workflows, etc). Google Apps uses port 587 for smtp and I know that the default smtp port cannot ...
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Writing errors to the EventLog in WSS 3.0

How do you write to the event log in WSS 3.0? Can this be done?
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Discussion Board Web Part items' URLs wrong after WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 migration

I recently migrated from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 without any website-breaking changes. The only issue I've run into so far is that the URL for two Discussion Board Web Parts on the ...
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File upload control on a custom page in a WSS 3.0 site

I am designing a custom page(inheriting from a custom master page) in one of my WSS 3.0 website. I am displaying all the files in a document library in a data-view web part. Now, on the same page we ...
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Central Admin CSS is messed up after upgrade to SharePoint 2010

I have just finished upgrading to SharePoint 2010 but my central admin doesnt have any pictures. It looks like the CSS is messed up. Any ideas? Many thanks
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WSS 3 and external web site authorization : How to know if user is logged in

I am not common with ISS and SharePoint technologies ... I'll try to explain what I need to do. There is a web site (call it Site A) running under ISS 6.0 and SharePoint in a Window Server 2003 with ...
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In-place upgrade from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 failed

How can I do a rollback after a failed SharePoint upgrade? Or If anyone knows how can I get the upgrade back on track, please advise. Many thanks
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WSS3.0 Workflow timer job overloading server?

Everytime I enable the workflow timer job in central admin, our server cpu spikes to 100% and never drops. I have not added any new workflows, is there anyway to figure out which workflow could be ...
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Sharepont alternate access mapping alternative port

I can access my WSS3 server via http://sharepoint, but not http://sharepoint:800, which I require. Ideally I would like both to be accessible. My guess is that there is a conflict between my mappings ...
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Set permissions on an item depending on column value

Is there anyway to set permissions on an item depending on a column value? I was think about creating a feature to do this but do I have to?
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WSS 3.0 site accessible only locally and when using IP address

We recently upgraded from Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2. During our upgrade we accidentally removed IIS and reinstalled it again and now the site can only be accessed locally and if we try to access ...