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Cannot open Explorer View with Windows 7 64 bit, IE 32 bit, and WSS 3.0

On one site (portal.blah.com), I can open up a Shared Documents folder using the Action -> Open with Windows Explorer option However, I am unable to do this with my second Sharepoint site ...
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Reporting across several SharePoint sites

We are currently designing a where there are many sites, each site contains a list. The list in each of these sites has the same fields. We would like to create a report based on the information in ...
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Uploading files to SharePoint containing the ampersand character

I'm trying to upload files and folders to a library using SharePoint Designer 2007 (on a WSS 3.0 SharePoint site). It's giving me an error when I try to upload empty folders or folders that have an ...
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Backing Up SharePoint

We have a WSS 3.0 solution. We want to run a full backup of the SharePoint farm once per day. What is the best way to do this? Is there a way to shedule backups from within SharePoint or do we need ...
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Why aren't changes in Active Directory synchronizing with the People and Groups list?

I just noticed an interesting scenario where if a users first name, last name or username is changed in AD it doesn't synchronize with the People and Groups list. How does the Active Directory sync ...
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Open txt file in Notepad from SharePoint

We are using WSS 3.0. We have a webpart that shows a list of documents in a document library. If we click on a MS Word file with a doc extension, it opens in MS Word. However, if we click on a text ...
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How to use Google Calendar from within Sharepoint?

I want to use my Google Calendar within Sharepoint. Is there a webpart available for this? I use WSS 3.0 Saumil
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How can I automate creating 300+ sub sites?

I need to create 300+ sub sites using the Team Site template in a SharePoint MOSS 2007 site collection. I have a list of names I want to basically use a script to create a site for each item. Can I ...
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Task Alerts Issues

I have suddenly facing an issue relating to Task Notification by email. All was working perfectly but now people from my site do not get an alert email when a task is assigned to them. By Alert email ...
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Want a Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) webpart to display server information

I want a way to display all internals server based information of WSS 3.0 like Hard disk space, RAM usage, etc in form of a Webpart....Is it possible? -saumil
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How to verify the Site Collection quota size?

One of the site-collection administrators wants to verify the Site Collection quota size (he does not have access to Central Administration.) Is there a way to achieve this?
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Speed up deleting / retracting solution

We have a largish SharePoint solution with 15 wsp packages, each package contains several webparts etc. We use stsadm to uninstall and install the packages. We deploy fairly often to the test ...
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Implement the existing RichText editor in jQuery form

I have been working hard to develop custom forms that are completely done in jQuery/javascript. I can create all of the fields I want except for the richtext editor fields. I know sharepoint uses some ...
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The web application at [url] could not be found

Any ideas on the error below? This happens when I try to search for content on my WSS 3.0 site. ERROR " The web application at [url] could not be found. Verify that you have typed the url ...
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Including a class library with a WSPBuilder deployment in WSS

I am working with WSS 3.0, Visual Studio 2008, and WSPBuilder 0.9.9. I have a custom class library (WebParts.dll) of base classes that I use with several SharePoint solutions. I currently deploy ...
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Context menu: Actions don't work with IE 8

I am using WSS 3.0 When I hover over an item (i.e document) and click the down arrow, the drop down menu appears (ie. View Properties, Edit Properties, Delete, etc.) but actions only work in ...
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Copy listitem from one site to another

We have a site with H&S incidents and depending on the division it should get copied/updated to its respective divisional site. I've created work flows with sharepoint designer and managed to ...
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What sort of functionality can I expect from exporting a Microsoft Access 2007 Database to a WSS 3.0 site?

I have a MS Access 2007 database and a WSS 3.0 site (neither of which I am very experienced in). The database is currently stored on a shared drive with users remoting in to work with it. In an ...
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can you have multiple visitor groups, all which grant read access to the site?

I am trying to prevent members of a group from being able to see who else is in that group. So, one idea is to have multiple groups, where each group would grant 'read' access to the site. The 'Set ...
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Site collection Disaster Recovery?

One of the Site collection Administrators has deleted the Site Collection mistakenly, so we want to restore it back. What would the best approach ? Some of the SQL stuff: SQL Full backup -> Every ...
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Cannot open a MS Word file from SharePoint

We have a customer using the following: Windows 2003 Server SharePoint WSS 3.0 IE 6 MS Word 2003 (With Office 2007 converter installed) When they try and open a docx file from SharePoint they ...
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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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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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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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PickerDialog box in wss3.0

I need to create a picker dialog box in wss3.0 like the AssetUrlSelector. Can you please tell me how can I use the pickerdialog.master which is present in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft ...
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Installed TFS 2010, where is SharePoint Management Shell?

I just did a fresh (single-server) install of TFS 2010, which has all the Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) components. But I want to move the SharePoint log files to a different drive, and all instructions point ...
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Retrieve only the fields shown in userdisp.aspx from User Information List

I have built a Web Part in Visual Studio 2008 to show the current user's information (this is for WSS 3.0). I have no problem iterating through all the fields in the SPListItem, but I want to filter ...
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Change List Item Permission via Web Services?

Using web services, is there a way to assign a list item different security than the rest of the list? Lets say I have 3 rows in the list and 2 different groups. 1. A ; Group A & B can see ...
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Creating views via ListInstance

Is it possible to create a view on a list that you have created via the ListInstance element at the same time as you activate the Feature? For example I have the following as my Elements.xml: ...
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Is it possible to add files to a document library or modify metadata from the command prompt?

I have a number of pdf-reports that I would like to upload to a WSS 3.0 document library. The pdf-files are generated by a number of scripts that collect data and compile a report using LaTeX. I can ...
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How does SharePoint know I have overriden a template in DefaultTemplates.ascx? (Answered)

I have managed to override one of the rendering templates that SharePoint uses that is defined in DefaultTemplates.ascx. I have placed the new .ascx file in the controlTemplates folder in the 12 hive ...
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Standard database maintenence jobs for SharePoint farm

I was wondering if there were any best practices to maintain performance of a SharePoint farm as sites and content are added. For example DBCC commands.
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Deploying CKEditor into SharePoint

Is it possible to integrate CKEditor with SharePoint (WSS 3.0)? Could it be possible with Visual Studio and deploying as a Web Part??
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Admin considerations for searching on WSS 3.0

I am using Network Solutions hosted SharePoint services (WSS 3.0) and the search function is not working. When I contacted their support desk they said that this feature has been turned off because ...
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Document Library Template: The language is not supported on the server

We have created a document library template to facilitate the rapid deployment of multiple document libraries with identical structure. The template has been created within the same site and the same ...
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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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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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Federate sp2010 search to WSS?

I have a preexisting WSS 3.0 site in production currently. As I stand up a SP2010 instance, search will help bridge the gap during the interim while things are migrated. The search center on the 2010 ...
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How do we set alerts for Announcement List or any lists for SharePoint groups

As we all know how to set user alerts for lists in sharepoint 2007, wss 3.0. I was wondering if it is possible to set alert to sharepoint group. So that when new item is added into the list, users in ...
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How to make datasheet view 100% of browser height

Does anyone know the best way to remove scolling or even just expand the height of the datasheet view. I have two Sharepoint WSS 3.0 site collections, one displays the default datasheet view at 100% ...
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Redirect On Finish Button On WSS Survey

I am trying to redirect to another page when a user finishes a Survey in WSS. I tried to redirect using JS in the PreSaveAction() function but that did not work. Any ideas?
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Content DB log files growing out of control when using Lists.asmx to update three fields on a library

I've created a console application to migrate files from legacy SharePoint servers to a new server utilizing SharePoint Foundation 2010. I'm using Lists.asmx to get list information and update three ...
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How do switch a SharePoint farm from NTLM to Kerberos

How do you switch a SharePoint farm / site collection from NTLM to Kerberos? It seems that there more to it than selecting Kerberos in: Central Administration > Application Management > ...
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Connect or Update list from Oracle Database

I have been asked to connect or update a sharepoint list with data from an oracle database. I have found a few limited examples that really did not get me too far. My understanding is that there are ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

Good Day, We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based ...
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'Unknown error' on login with default FBA setup, an iisreset fixes for ~24hr

I have a basic WSS 3.0 site set up with an ASP.NET membership database and default forms login. There is no custom code or any customization on the entire site. When I try to log in, I get 'unknown ...
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Lookup column with no duplicates

I have a library containing documents, each one regarding a project. I also have a custom list with tasks (for monitoring) which has a column PROJECT. There are more than one tasks per project so this ...
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Need a script to list webparts on each .aspx page in wss3.0 (using stsadm command)

Need a script to list webparts used in a web application on each .aspx page for wss3.0 using stsadm command. The list should show webparts per page, their names and Id's. Thanks I used VB Script from ...
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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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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 ...