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'Export to Spreadsheet' error

I'm working with WSS 3.0 and have access to a number of sites within SharePoint. I and a number of other users have run into an issue that is happening when we try export a list using the "Export to ...
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Connecting a Sharepoint Custom list with an external Data-source

I am planning to connect a Sharepoint Custom list with an external Data-source. External DB will be in Access 2007 format. More Information: I need a solution that we can connect our sharepoint list ...
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Hide/Show a DIV

I spend all the morning in searching how to hide/show a DIV by clicking on a link. I'm using SharePoint 3.0 and I have a list of items, and inside the body field (Multiple lines of text - Enhanced ...
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Grid Column in Sharepoint List

I need to create a grid column type for sales team of my company: Please have a look at following image. Grid column type example - this column type is just making single choices on each row - I ...
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Group Alert feature required for WSS 3.0

In current web-part (http://advancedalert.codeplex.com/) there is no facility to remove the group alert or who is subscribed to the lisy. Also new members added to the group do not automatically get ...
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Easiest way to use skype within Sharepoint? [closed]

Which is the easiest way to use Skype within Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) I mean How to integrate it? I mean when I see a sharepoint username...i want it show skype status also. Is it possible? Any ideas? ...
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WSP package stuck in retracting state

We are tring to run an update script. As part of this script we use stsadm command retractsolution and then deletesolution to remove the wsp packages. Our problem is that on the last run several of ...
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How to get character count in 'Multiple Text 'column using Calculated Column?

How can I get character count in 'Multiple Text 'column of Sharepoint? Appreciate all the help! -saumil
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Position Fixed in SharePoint

I'm trying to create an addon product in MOSS 2007 which tries to position an html element in a fixed position inside SharePoint page using JS and CSS. I want to support IE 6+. What are the ways i can ...
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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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Which is the best OS for WSS 3.0

Hi Which Server OS I should go for ? 2003 or 2008? for WSS 3.0 I will be migrating to MOSS 2007 in December thx -saumil
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What should be server bandwidth speed of for WSS 3.0?

Can someone please suggest on recommended internet speed of a VPS for Sharepoint (WSS3.0) usage with 1000 users database and 100 users online at any given point of time? Is 24 MBPS uplink enough? ...
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Should WSS 3.0 be on Shared or Independant server?

Are there any conflicts if my WSS 3.0 environment is on shared server which has other sites like Joomla etc? Or I should go for Independent server? Which is the best option? Appreciate all the help! ...
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Is it possible to set the default view scope for a calendar view in code?

I can create a calendar view in code, however I have as yet been unable to figure out how to change the "Default Scope" (this is the name that appears in the user interface when editing a calendar ...
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Why are Imaging web service uploads taking 10-15 sec to upload a 640px image?

We are using the imaging.asmx upload function to upload a VGA image and then use the file name to get the ID and update the properties of the image using an UpdateListItem call. The time taken to ...
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sharepoint with FBA, prevent site administrator from viewing content

I would like to set up a site using FBA, where one requirement is that no one other than a few select people have access to data in the site. That would mean that once the site is set up with FBA, ...
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How to sync an offline Access database with Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) List

Is there a possibility to sync offline Access database with Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) List? I want to a two way sync to the list. Any articles or links would be of great help!! Thx --saumil
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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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Error Logs in WSS 3.0

Hi Does activating Error Logs affect the performance of Sharepoint site (WSS 3.0 in my case) Is it resource hungry? or Is there any substitute for this ? Thx -saumil
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Where is the NewForm.aspx definition in Help Desk application template?

I am trying to hide a field (Customer) from the Help Desk application template for WSS 3.0. There should be a setting for this in the feature definitions but I couldn't find it. Does anyone know?
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WSS 3.0 & VMWare

I planning to shift my WSS 3.0 environment to VMWare. I want to know what are the minimum hardware requirements? especially Processor Speed & RAM. Any whitepaper on the same would also be of ...
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how to hide 'view properties'? (want to allow a user to submit a file but not be able to tell who submitted files)

I'm creating a basic SP site where users can upload documents to a library and view other docs in that library, but not have any way of telling who uploaded what document. I've got the permissions ...
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Creating a calendar event with recurrence and all day event enabled programmatically?

I'm trying to creat a calender event that will be an all day event and will repeat every year from a list that has everyone's birthday. The recurrence works great and so does the All day event. The ...
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Stop users with contributor rights from deleting documents

We have a wss 3.0 site that has a document library based on a custom list definition. We would like to block users that have contributor rights from deleting documents, what is the best way of doing ...
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Flagging feature in Sharepoint

Is the 'Flagging' (like we have in MS Outlook) feature available for WSS 3.0 pls help! Thanks regards saumil
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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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Central Administration pointing to wrong port

When I log into WSS 3.0 Central Administration it is pointing to an old tcp port which was used for testing. How do I configure this to open to my main site?
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Custom User Control and FIPS Encryption Issues

I have created several custom user controls that I added to the Redering templates of some forms in a custom solution for WSS 3. Most of these templates have codebehind and they all are correctly ...
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Portal Site on WSS

I have tow questions.. Could I create a complete portal for Internet with WSS 3.0 or MOSS is nessesary for that? I wanted to know if it is possible to install WSS 3.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 or ...
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How to make fields in User profile page read only?

I use WSS 3.0 I want fields like Name, email etc Read-Only. Is this possible? thx saumil
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Add New Field to Every Content Type or Base Content Type

In our quest to handle some requirements to levelize the type of data users are adding to Sharepoint, we have come up with the idea that we need to add a choice field to all existing content types to ...
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Custom Header / Footer options in Sharepoint (WSS 3 IE Browser Only)

I have been searching for several weeks now how best to approach something we have been asked to come up with and it seems that it should be simple but I have yet to find a suitable answer. I want to ...
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config wizard fails at step 2 after creating database

I have been having a lot of trouble installing WSS 3.0 on windows server 2008, usign SQL 2008. I have found often the solution where it asks to create the db usign the psconfig command line but ...
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Cancel Site Delete

I need to take a backup of sitecollection whenever user tried to delete it. I am using SiteDeleting(SPWebEventProperties properties) event for this. One constraint is, i need to cancel the delete if ...
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How to “Security Mark” webpages/printouts based on list/library content

I am currently in an environment where we are getting ready to fully deploy SharePoint (WSS 3) to several departments and divisions that have some documents that contain sensitive data. They also may ...
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Install/Uninstall WSS 3.0

What is best and easiest way to uninstall WSS 3.0 from your server. I simply tried Remove option from WSS setup wizard but it does not uninstall all content. like 1> Site created (they were still ...
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Dynamic WebPart connections

I'm prototyping the best way to dynamically connect web parts at runtime. Essentailly, the application will allow for several disparate application groups to create web parts that will be consumed ...
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Define Workflow Lookup

I'm updating a list that requires Lookup Details on 2 fields, but I can't for the life of me see how to do that. Is it possible?
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Employee Leave Balances

How can I use the Absence Request and Vacation Schedule Management template to keep track of everyone's balances. Say an employee had 15 days of leave available on May 1. For each day of vacation ...
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How to connect a customized Dispform to a different list?

I have two lists (List A and List B) that were created from the same list template. The Dispform for List A was customized (some fields were cut out and others were rearranged). The customized ...
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Calling a web service under the WSS virtual directory gets 401 unauthorized

I have a simple web service that is in a virtual directory under a WSS 3.0 web app virtual directory. If I log on to the box and use IE to execute the web service it works. If I write a web part it ...
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Problem uploading files to WSS 3.0 from Office 2010

hopefully someone can help me out with this one. We're using WSS 3.0 with forms based authentication and I'm not able to get it to integrate with Office client app. I'm using Office 2010 and I'm able ...
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Custom Form Template Issues WSS

This is mainly a verification question as I have been fighting with an issue for a couple of days now. I have two lists derived from 2 custom content types. Both content types used the task base ...
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What are the best search terms looking for SharePoint content on the web?

i've done some work in the SharePoint Server 2007 space and i'm pretty satisfied with the content on the two big search providers. Switching to SharePoint 2010 i'm curious to see what are the best ...
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Preventing Sharepoint from converting email addresses to mailto links

I have a WSS 3.0 Sharepoint site that is automatically displaying email addresses as mailto link. Ideally I want to prevent this from happening, this is a customised site and we will be forcing users ...
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Installing WSS or MOSS on Windows XP?

I am new to SharePoint and I need to install it on standalone system. Can I do it on Windows XP? Can I install WSS or MOSS for free? Please provide me with links so I can go about installation.
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Internal messaging in SharePoint

Are there any built-in templates/features in WSS3.0/MOSS 2007 that provide internal messaging functionality? Not email integration -- I'm thinking of the kind of internal messaging between members ...
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How to categorise/tag WSS wiki pages?

I am using the WSS wiki, and as it's getting bigger I could really do with organising the pages better. Is there a good way to categorise wiki pages into groups/categories, or even to tag them? I am ...
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Can't move or access WSS Central Admin

We have several WSS Servers: WSS1 WSS2 WSS3 WSS4 SharePoint thinks that Central Administration is on WSS3 and that it can be access via SSL on port 22641. The problem is that central ...
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How does Sharepoint Foundation 2010 maps to WSS 3.0?

How does Sharepoint Foundation 2010 map to WSS 3.0? Is it a replacement for WSS 3.0?