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SPServices to create list items of a specific content type (i.e. specify the content type)

I'm attempting to use SPServices to create items in a custom list that are of two different custom content types but I can't seem to get it right. If I don't need to specify the content type of the ...
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is there a way to have more than one edit form for a list in Sharepoint 2007/WSS?

I am developing an idea submission system (think virtual suggestion box) where there needs to be updates to the original submission by varying groups along the process. I very much want to have ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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Prevent User saving excel document back to Sharepoint

I have users on Excel 2010 and they are accessing a sharepoint site using Sharepoint Services 3.0 and clicking on the excel document and the default behaviour is to save this back to sharepoint rather ...
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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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Getting error when adding wss 3.0 Content database through stsadm commands

I have backup of a WSS 3.0 content database and trying to attach to it in dev environment (WSS 3.0). I am getting the following error The operation failed because an index or statistics with name ...
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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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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

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 upon Smart ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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Attach content database after wss 3.0 reinstall

I tried to install sp3 for wss 3.0 SharePoint crashed. So after following directions on uninstalling and reinstalling things aren't quite right. I created a new application and content db, then ...
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Sharepoint 2007 and HTTPS issue

I have an issue on my Sharepoint 2007(WSS3.0) where I am unable to create a new list. I always get the unknown error while creating a list. The tricky part is if I'm actually on the server and ...
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Error with Send To Function

I'm running into an error when attempting to do a Send To between 2 libraries in SP2007 (WSS). (Yes, I know it's old. :) Some things to note: I am using the correct ...
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UNC links in uploaded documents are changed

Environment: WSS 3.0 SP2 running on Server 2008 Standard R2 We recently have been experiencing an issue whereby a Word or Excel doc containing links to other files on a network share gets uploaded ...
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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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copy SharePoint file including version history in Windows SharePoint Service 3.0

Is there a way to COPY a SharePoint file including its version history from the Windows SharePoint Service 3.0? I have a file I want to copy but it did not carry over all previous version histories ...
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Inconsistent Behavior in a SharePoint Designer 2007 workflow

I have a WSS 3.0 farm that is enabled for Winshuttle, which allows InfoPath form submission to a list I will call List A. There are Winshuttle workflows that work as expected when a new item is added ...
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Search Office 2007 files with WSS 3.0

We have a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 farm that consists of 4 servers: Admin Server Search Server Web Front End 1 (Load-Balanced) Web Front End 2 (Load-Balanced) A user has reported that ...
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Scriptable tools for user management that don't require DB access?

Is there any mechanism for user management of WSS3 that does not require direct database access? I have one instance still in service and would like to integrate it into our central user account ...
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Upgrade from sharepoint 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundatation 2010

Have a client with a bit of a weird setup left behind by a predecessor, company is fairly small so not looking to pay out for full blown SharePoint or SQL. They currently have a SharePoint services ...
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WSS 3.0 single server system with external SQL Server

I have installed WSS 3.0 with SP2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (not domain joined) as a single system (Basic or Advanced -> Complete in the installation wizard selected). Everything works fine. I can ...
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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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Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow in VS 2008

I installed Visual Studio 2008. I try to create Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow. As soon as I hit: New project -> sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow I get the error: could not load file or ...
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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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WSPBuilder 80/resources folder not deploying files. Why?

I've created two folders under 80 folder, resources and bin. resources contains a folder usercontrols which has ascx file and bin has dlls. The purpose of having usercontrols folder under 80\resources ...
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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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SharePoint Services 2.0 SP2 - upgrade to SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2

I'm working for a company that is using SharePoint. The colleague that was in charge of SharePoint left the firm, and for the last 2-3 years he didn't do anything with it. For that reason we are ...
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Cannot email multiple users in SharePoint Group

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and when I select all users in a group(i.e 20 users), the email function just hangs. However, if I select 2 users in the same group, the email function works. This is what I ...
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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
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Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Office.Server' or one of its dependencies

When I click to open any custom List in SharePoint 2007 root site, I receive this error: An error occurred during the processing of . Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Office.Server' or one ...
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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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SharePoint Add List Attachment Programmatically 404

I'm not having much luck with this... [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::ServerCertificateValidationCallback = {$true} $lists_pxy = New-WebServiceProxy -Uri ...
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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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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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View user names inside groups WSS 3.0

When I click on users an groups inside WSS 3.0 I just get a "IT Members" entry in the list that pops up. How do I drill down and find out who is exactly in that group? I see no options for listing ...
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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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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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Does reading data from SPView give better performance than reading from SPList?

I would like to understand if reading data from a SPView gives better response time than reading directly from a SPList. Basically I got this question as I have a SPlist with almost 30 columns, and I ...
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Cannot open file using Edit options

We recently had a few users in our environment upgrade to Excel 2010 and all these users are now experiencing the same problem where they cannot edit files by clicking them in the library or using the ...
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Move documents from a SharePoint services 3.0 site to a SharePoint 2010 site with the document version history

We are currently looking into migrating our existing document library that is using SharePoint services 3.0 to a SharePoint 2010 document library setup within TFS. Is there any possible way to move ...
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Method not allowed (405) when deploying sharepoint 2007 (wss 3.0) solution from visual studio 2008

I am trying to set up a Windows 7/ Sharepoint 2007 (WSS) / Visual Studio 2008 box. Sharepoint is installed and running fine. I open VS2008 and create a Sharepoint Blank Site. I then try to 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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Custom WebParts shows only the WebPart-Title

I've got a huge problem. I developed three custom webparts and deployed them to our testserver and that works just fine. So I decided to deploy them to the production server as well but when I add ...
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How do I restore a WSS3 Site with just the Content DB?

I am dealing with a system crash where I had a WSS3 site in a DMZ with a SQL2005 server remote (inside the Domain). The Web Server and the SQL server both were taken out is a system failure. I was ...
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Is this possible with CAML query?

I want to filter the lookup based on the value of the previous field. I have two tables one contains the category and related items. the other is one the sales staff will use to make data entries. ...
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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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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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Can't open non office application files using IE

I have non office application files like images, txt files and if I try to view them in IE11, it redirects me to login screen. Now there are two interesting things regarding that: 1) There is no ...
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WSS 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundation 2010: Potential Upgrade Blocking Issues

I am running the pre upgrade checklist for WSS 3.0, and I get the following Potential Upgrade Blocking Issues: I have run the Sharepoint Cleanup Tool it found some invalid things and we removed ...
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Updating WSS 3.0 from 12.0.6425.1000 to SP3 and beyond?

I am trying to update my install of WSS 3.0 (installed on Server 2008 R2 x64) to the newest version I can find, I am currently on 12.0.6425.1000. I went and downloaded SP3, however when I run try to ...
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Migrating to new sharepoint and merging new changes in content database

We need to migrate from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2013, as I understand there is no direct way to do this in single step, so we need to migrate first to 2010, then to 2013. As long as our content database ...