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WSS3.0 to SPF2010 migration path

there is this plan to retire all old servers and we have been tasked with migrating WSS3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010. WSS 3.0 runs on Windows Server 2003 R2 x86, there is no SQL, everything ...
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Default Field values are not selected when changing content type

When I change the content type of an item in my list through "Edit Item" option, some additional fields are rendered at the bottom of the form (These fields are part of new content type) However, the ...
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How to set up custom 401 error page or redirect in WSS3 SP2 with Windows Auth

I've got a WSS3 sharepoint site that requires windows authentication both in IIS and via the Sharepoint site. What I would like to do is in the case that a user does not provide valid AD credentials ...
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How to migrate custom list forms

We have several lists in our WSS 3.0 environment where NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx and DisplayForm.aspx are customized via SharePoint Designer 2007. Now we plan to upgrade to SharePoint Foundation ...
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How to create a calculated column based on Workflow Status column

I want to create a calculated column based on Workflow Status column which the system is not allowing. The error is "One or more column references are not allowed, because the columns are defined as a ...
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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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How do I allow user to edit title of Folder in Document Library?

How can I allow a user to edit the Title of folder separately from the folder's name? I've done it by accident, messing with the content types. I found that I could add a custom content type that ...
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Forms Authentication, persistent cookie needed by IE, but not Firefox or Chrome

I have a WSS 3.0 internet facing site which we have configured to use forms authentication. We have customized the login page to remove the 'remember me' check box. We have problems with users not ...
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Is it possible to add user picture column for task list based on AssignedTo field?

I'm searching for a way to have a task list view where AssignedTo column contains user profile image just as i can in User Info List. By looking at hows its done in User Info List, i see a ...
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How to Hidden List Instance in Sharepoint 2007?

Is this possible to list instance hidden using attribute because I read this post from msdn and there are no available hidden attribute. So how can I hide a list instance in my web application?
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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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Failed to provision the SharePoint Central Administration Web Application

I detached app server from config database using configuration wizard then I am running a configuration wizard to re attach it. It is throwing an below error. When I go and looked services on the same ...
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got Error when create Custom Site Definition in Sharepoint 2007 using VS 2008?

When I create a Custom site Defination got the below error: Failed to instantiate file "default.master" from module "DefaultMasterPage": Source path "default.master" not found. Here is my onet.xml ...
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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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Updating the Default View via Webservices

I am trying to find a good sample code on updating the fields that are displayed within the default view. The current code creates a list on the fly and then adds the needed columns. Once the ...
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SharePoint Web Serivces Access Denied; Only From VS 2010

After not getting much help on the last question, I decided to blow away the VM and re-create it as I already lost a week on this issue. And of course still issues, btu a little different. I am ...
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SharePoint Web service requests take 30-60 secs initially

When trying to access SharePoint WSS 3.0 server using the web services API, the software service we are developing will hang anywhere between 30-60 seconds when making any call (pick anyone of them, ...
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Outlook Distribution List and WSS 3

Having a devil of a time figuring out definitively whether Outlook Distribution Lists can be saved within a Contact list under Sharepoint. Here's the scenario: Server runs WSS 3.0. Workstation runs ...
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Sharepoint 2010: In external application need to get all sites with write permission for logged in user. [C++]

In my external application I need to find all sites with write permission for logged in user. I am using Web Services. Is there any web service available for this task? Or can I send a Query and get ...
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Filtering one List Part, by another Web Part, where the Second web part has a filtered View

I have one list, called "Company Reports" and another list "Companies" The Companies list has a field called Include(yes/no), and I have created a View which filters it to only show active companies. ...
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How do I detect new SPList is created?

So, I have a customized alert template that gets attached to all Document Libraries at the time a particular Site Definition is created. This is done by a feature that is stapled to the Site ...
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Search/change URL in Page Viewer Web part (WSS 3.0)

I have a Project Web Access site collection that contains at least 100 pages (out of several thousand) where Page Viewer web parts are targeted to a URL that is no longer valid. The URLs have changed ...
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Can I access Documents in a Sharepoint Library from a UNC path?

I work for a firm of Solicitors and we store all our Client Care Letters and Terms and Conditions in our Office Manual on our Intranet. It's a Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 site. People have to ...
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WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Intermitant Workflow Firing

I am experiencing some issues with workflows not starting on a Windows SharePoint Sevices 3.0 site at intermittent intervals. The issue I have got is as follows… I have several a SharePoint Designer ...
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Connecting to InfoPath with UserGroup web service - “Unable to create a schema”

Using: InfoPath 2003, SharePoint 2007 WSS I've tried Googling the problem and got nothing helpful, and this is my first time trying to use a web service to connect InfoPath and SharePoint, so bear ...
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Recycle Bin Timer Job

The recycle bin timerjob is configured to run daily at 1.00 am . The CPU utilization of the database was nearly 90 %. When i checked the recycle job status it was initialized at 12.00 noon. Now the ...
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More than 1 Dispform for List

I have 2 groups of people which should have access to different versions of a DispForm of a List. For 1 of these groups all links should be disabled and they should see the content with another ...
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Converting a Publishing Page site template to a WSS-compatible template

I am in the process of determining whether a couple of sites can be moved from a full MOSS server to a free WSS server. The current process has been to turn off all known MOSS-only features, export ...
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Is it possible to find out what template was used to create a site using the SOAP service?

I am connecting to a SharePoint 2010 server(which I don't control) using the SOAP service (.asmx) I need a list of sites which were created using a certain template. Is it possible to create a CAML ...
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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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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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Web application needs an alternate URL or 'extended web application'

On final migration day, I'll be removing the name from our old WSS 3.0 server (http://sharepoint.domain.com) and placing it on our SharePoint 2010 server. I'd still like to be able to access our old ...
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Top tabs showing, although users do not have access to them

We have a wss3.0 site with forms-based authentication. We have a lot of sites. The Top tabs are showing, although users do not have access to them. When they select them they are prompted for a ...
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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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Blew up my WSS 3.0 server - need help

I tried to Extend Web Application on our WSS 3.0 server and I'm getting 'Service Unavailable' for both new URL and the old/previously working one. (I have done the same process on SharePoint 2010 ...
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Reading the Feature.xml or Elements.xml file that has been installed to sharepoint

Reading the Feature.xml or Elements.xml file that has been installed to sharepoint What I want is to be able to see what has been installed to sharePoint, not what is on the hard drive in the ...
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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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Migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007 or WSS3

May I know if it is possible to migrate (or downgrade) from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007 or WSS3 and what are the steps in going thru this? (This is because some of our web part only support ...
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How can I get sharepoint calendar and contact lists to read & write in Outlook?

How can I get sharepoint calendar and contact lists to read & write in Outlook? Specifics: 1) I am running sharepoint services 3.0 on a Windows 2003 Small Business Server 2) I am able to read ...
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On Check-in, how do I detect a new file

Right now I have a SPItemEventReceiver that overrides ItemCheckedIn. It checks out the file, creates/marks a hidden field, and checks it back in. The reason for setting a property on the file is to ...
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When trying to browse to an .aspx page I get the error The referenced file '/application.master' is not allowed on this page

We are using wss 3.0. We have a data entry form that is just an .aspx page. When browsing to it on one machine after deploying the .wsp we get the error The referenced file '/application.master' is ...
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WSS3.0 Wiki workarounds

I've created a Custom List which performs a Lookup to the Title field of a Wiki Library. Is there any way I can hack together a way to then display items from the Custom List on the Wiki pages, which ...
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AD groups with upper-case letters are all lower-case if added in wss

we are running an wss 3.0 connected to AD. New Users were directly given permissions to subsites/lists by adding them to the permission list in sharepoint. The users are already in AD security groups ...
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Add domain users to a SharePoint group

I want to add a domain user to a SharePoint group by using the people picker. Unfortunately the users cannot be found. I checked the settings in Central Administration > Application Management ...
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WSS3.0 Workflow not attaching itself to items to be started

I have a sharepoint (WSS 3.0) site with several workflows on it. The problem I have got is that it seems all the workflows have unattached themselves from the list items. For example when I go to ...
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Unable to Edit List Items - WSS3

I'm experiencing a strange issue when trying to modify items in a list in WSS3. My user is a site collection administrator and should have full permissions on the list. I can view the items, but when ...
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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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Upload document to SharePoint document library using batch in C#

I want to know if i can upload a document to sharePoint document library using batch in C#. I know how to update and delete it using batch, but i don't know how to upload it. If i can't, what is the ...
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Error Adding FBA User as Site Collection Administrator

I'm having a problem trying to add an ASP.NET Membership (SQL Provider) user as a site collection administrator in WSS3. My user can log into the front end website and can manage their profile ...
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Quick Launch link pointing nowhere

I have a really odd problem. there's a link to a custom list on the Quick Launch which points to nowhere. the content which it is pointing to isn't listed on the "All Items" page, either. How could I ...