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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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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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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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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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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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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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sharepoint designer 2007 - can not open ASPX page for editing

We have a old sharepoint site built on WSS 3.0 SP3. Some of the pages (list pages such as newform.aspx) were customized long back using sharepoint designer 2007. I tried to open this page using ...
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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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WSS 3.0 Graphics/CSS Not Loading for special User | probably Permission Problem

following Problem occured on an old WSS 3.0 we are still running for intranet purposes. We have a Document Library called Projects on a Subsite. The Document Library has multiple folders all with ...
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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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Changing the LinkToMenu field in WSS 3.0

I have been researching how to change the LinkToMenu field in a SharePoint list in WSS 3.0. I opened the AllItems.aspx page in SharePoint Designer and found the ViewFields tag and added LinkToMenu ...
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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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Taking stock of customised permissions in WSS3

We're taking over a WSS 3 site for a customer and it seems they have tremendously customised permissions throughout the site. Folders at random locations will have inheritance disabled and customised ...
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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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Login Prompt does not have focus (hidden behind browser window)

I am working in WSS 3.0, our customers all have IE8. When prompted for a login, especially when opening a document from a document library, the login prompt is hidden behind the browser window. Is ...
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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 ...
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Usage reporting for WSS 3.0

I want to rollup statistics on site usage, but all I have is WSS 3.0. This will be a one-time task, so I don't want over-think it too much. I am currently collecting usage data. Is that information ...
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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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Conditionally hide/require form column based on radio buttons

I'm sure it's been asked a million times, but after hours of searching and messing around I have been unable to find a solution...Hopefully someone here can help me? I have a SharePoint list that has ...
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How to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND Condition

I have search and see the way how to write CAML Query with 3 AND conditions. However, I am not sure how to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND conditions may be with 4 or 5 AND conditions. Can any ...
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Viewing PDF in Page Viewer Web Part in WSS 3.0, users are prompted to download, open or save

Currently using WSS 3.0 and I am using page viewer web part to display a PDF file though when the page loads, users are prompted with the file download box to open or save the file. Running Internet ...
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I can send email to wss 3.0 document library inside my domain but cant send email from outside Please Help!

I have Windows server 2008 r2 box with wss 3.0 installed. I recently activated incoming email. First i installed SMTP Service in my server. After that i went to central admin-->operations-->Topology ...
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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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WSS 3.0 - Linked to item edit menu

Is the following solution applicable on WSS 3.0 with SharePoint Designer 2007? Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column When I open the AllItems.aspx I find the ViewFields ...
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Character limit on Title column

I would like to know if there is a way to increase the character limit of 255 chars on the Title column of a list. If not, is there any way to bypass the Title (is a required field by default) and ...
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Invalid viewstate - Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

All users in a department have issues searching the Knowledge Base and I'm on a different SharePoint site and I see similar issues. Error they get is as follows and I see something similar with farm ...
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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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WSS 3.0 multiple alert templates

we have a running Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) for two customers. So our sharepoint layout looks like this: https://ourcompany.com/client1/sites and https://ourcompany.com/client2/sites One of our clients ...
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Unable to add users to a sharepoint site

I'm not able to add a small selection of users to a sharepoint site on Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 and when I click on address book the users aren't seen. I have tried putting in email address, ...