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Develop a timer job that operates only on selected site collections

Advancing from my original intent to run things via a Workflow as per this original question, I've started to work on a complex, configurable Timer Job that reads from each listitem to determine the ...
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Is there any way to show video in a web part on WSS 3.0?

Is there any ready to use webpart that can be imported to a WSS 3.0 site, in order to view video embedded on website, with no extra coding or server changes?
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Multiple workflows across a list versus one workflow iterating the list

I have a process that needs to be run across every element of a list, doing specific things (mostly sending emails) based on several different fields of that item. This operation will always be done ...
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The start address cannot be crawled

Getting the following on my WSS3 server. The server was renamed from GIMEL2 to GIMEL, and I ran stsadm -o renameserver. The search is running great, just want to remove this error The start address ...
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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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Remove Sharepoint RadioButtonChoiceField Focus on application page

I have an application page with a bunch of asp textbox controls and then a sharepoint RadioButtonChoiceField control. When the page loads it will always set focus to the RadioButtonChoiceField is ...
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Which database will feature stapling affect?

We are testing feature stapling and need to revert to a point before the feature stapling was run. To do this do we just need to restore the content database, or do we also need to restore the ...
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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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WSS/BPOS Is there an easy way to copy site-collections?

Quite often I use site collections per calender year. They contain team sites with task lists and datawebsites(multipage meetingsites). When you copy the individual websites they do exactly what I ...
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How to Migrate WSS 3.0 workflows to SharePoint 2010?

I need to migrate WSS 3.0 workflows to my new SharePoint 2010 site. There are many list with many workflows... Can someone list easiest method of migration? Thanks! -saumil
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How to migrate WSS 3.0 FBA users to SharePoint 2010?

I have created a test site with SharePoint 2010. I am currently using WSS 3.0 using FBA. So how can I migrate the user & user permissions for each site, list, item, column from FBA user mgmt ...
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How to get ALL list items regardless of view using Lists webservice

I have a list with only one view exposed on it (default view). That list has a filter with a field Assigned To = [Me] so all users logged in can only see their own list items. This list items get ...
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What is causing calls to sharepoint server vti_bin\sites.asmx

We are looking at logs on our sharepoint site (wss 3.0) and see a call to this web service from several PC's. The calls apprear very regular every 5 mins, when the PC is on. Anyone know what is ...
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Which is the easiest way to migrate entire List to a new new site?

Hi I need to migrate a list with 800+ items to a new location but within the same site collection. Which is the easiest way to do it. I want it to be a exactly same with all data, attachements etc ...
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Migrate from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise

I need to upgrade my existing WSS 3.0 environment to SharePoint 2010. I need to know that whether jumping directly to SP 2010 is possible ? If yes, Can ypu please list the process of migration? ...
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When I define a field in an elements.xml file, does the Name attribute have to be unique for the whole site collection?

I'm building a project consisting of two features; the first one contains, among other things, the following field definition: <Field ID="{E9821752-3293-4c3f-B377-22ABB7AF2F04}" Name="TruckNo" ...
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Split database of a specific SharePoint List

I need to split the database used for a specific SharePoint list. The reason is that the list has become too large with 1500+ items & now its affecting the performance. Is it possible to split ...
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Performance when SP site collection contains many large files

We have a client that uploads many large files to the site 10MB++ What I am wondering is are there any maintenance jobs that we could run on SP or SQL server to improve the performance? Or any way ...
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How to Edit email alerts Templates from Issue Tracker?

Hi I want to edit the email alerts format sent from a Issue Tracker. I need to know which files I have to edit to customize the email alerts? I use WSS 3.0 -Saumil
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Can I have Custom Layout Pages in WSS3?

I know that the Publishing feature for SharePoint is only available when you're using MOSS. I gather that this feature allows you to define different page layouts/templates, so that when a user ...
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Picture Libraries - Disable check-in/out

I have a number of users who are uploading large quantities of pictures into a picture library. The other users are unable to see the pictures that have been uploaded because they are remaining ...
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Need to get email alerts of Announcements in Rich Text

I want to email alerts sent when new Announcements are made to be in Rich Text format. Is it possible? What files are required to be modified? Pls help! -saumil ps i use WSS 3.0
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Granting anonymous access only on a list when the site is configured to use Windows Auth?

Is there a way I can grant anonymous access only to a specific list when the site is using Windows Auth?
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Is it possible to set multiple default values for a checkbox?

We have a days of the week working pattern that the user can select any of Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu and Fri from, so the list has a Choice with multiple values allowed. Ok can set the default value to Mon ...
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Alternative to SharePoint Survey

We are designing a WSS 3.0 system. One of the requirements is a questionaire. We had though of using the sharepoint survey, but this has some limitations: Displaying data from other systems Showing ...
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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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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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Why '401: unauthorized' when configuring ssrs in integration mode?

I'm trying to setup SSRS in integration mode, but when I attempt to navigate to 'reporting services' -> 'set server defaults' in sharepoint central administration I get the following error: An ...
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How to install a new font in SharePoint?

I have a new font to be installed on Sharepoint? Can someone guide me how to do it?
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Sharepoint online parts catalog

I have a client looking for an online catalog of for parts inventory that end users can view. Does anyone have any examples that they may have developed in the past?
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How to append due date to a list in Sharepoint?

How to append due date to a list in Sharepoint? I have a list in WSS 3.0 where many people work on a particular task. So Due Date goes on changing frequently. But I need to keep a record of Due ...
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Sharepoint time is one hour ahead of actual time

I use WSS 3.0 Its shows time which is one hour ahead of the actual time.!! How to solve it? pls help! -saumil
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Override ClickTime javascript function for correct contentType links

I created a contentType in the calendar list and then I created a page with a week view for those contentType items. Now when someone clicks on a time slot to create a new item for the calendar it ...
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Due Date of a task?

I have a list on "Research" ..Since many people are engaged in research work, there is continuous change of due date and 'Responsibility' field. I want a way whereby, Every time the value in ...
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Options for programatically adding a list item

What's the best way to programatically add one or more items to a SharePoint list in WSS 3.0?
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Can a sharepoint security patch automatically upgrade your sharepoint installation.

Can a sharepoint security patch automatically upgrade your sharepoint installation. Recently my company experienced an outage after installing a bunch of Microsoft Security patches and automatic ...
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How to show adobe pdf documents in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

I would like to create a list (document library) with pdf documents and when i choose one document it opens up in webpart on same page (like a preview option), or if that's not possible to open up in ...
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How to delete Content Type drop down menu from EditForm.aspx

I am trying to delete Content Type drop down menu from EditForm.aspx but not able to do it? Any ideas? Pls shoot -saumil
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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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Is there any way to prevent a data view web part from querying data when the page first loads?

I've got a DVWP that displays data from a rather hefty SQL query. I have two controls on the page that allow the user to modify the selection. What I would like is for the DVWP to not query until ...
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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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How do I link (join) a sharepoint list and an external data source in a DVWP?

I've got an external data source (SQL Server) and a Sharepoint Custom List that I want to join in a single view using the data view web part. In theory this shouldn't be too hard, but I can't get it ...
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How do I get sorting to work in the DVWP when using custom SQL query to linked server?

WSS 3.0 I have a non-SQL database linked to a SQL database. I've created a datasource in SPD using a custom query to this database. select * from LINKEDDB...sometable I then created a data view ...
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Theme gif not cached

We have a site running on wss 3.0, in a cluster with a hardware load balancer. The site is NOT https. All clients are running IE6. About 60% of the traffic is for a single gif ...
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SharePoint Designer workflows don't reflect changes in content types

I've been trying to create a set of SharePoint Designer workflows for a WSS 3.0 site, and I can't make SPD see changes in the content types of the lists. Specificaly, I'm trying to use the Create ...
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Http 401 entries in IIS log of SharePoint Server

I am trying to fix a performance problem on a WSS 3.0 clustered site. Each server has ca. 30000 requests per hour, but ca. 90% are of type: 2010-10-13 10:00:05 W3SVC14309999999 servername ...
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How to create a SharePoint List with AJAX functionality?

In sharepoint, the entire page reloads to edit the smallest info. Can something be done with a Sharepoint List using AJAX (Something similar to Google Tasks)? i use wss 3.0 thanks! -saumil
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Custom Timer Job Throwing Exceptions

I have written a custom timer job, created a feature, and written a feature receiver to install and uninstall the Timer Job in the web app on Activate/Deactivate. The custom job roughly follows the ...
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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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Getting error - The selected cells are read-only

hi I am trying to copy data from one list to another list using Datasheet view and I am getting above error. How to solve it? I use WSS 3.0 -saumil