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What are the client side requirements to enable the “upload multiple files” link?

What are the client side requirements to enable the "upload multiple files" link? I'm using WSS 3.0. Also using FBA, not sure if that matters. It "works on my machine", but not for some other ...
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Is it necessary to call SPWeb.Update() after setting AllowUnsafeUpdates?

Amidst working on resolving this issue, there's something I was curious about, and something that I've been very inconsistent about in my code. If you enable SPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true, do you ...
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Best authentication method for accessing sharepoint web from the Internet

We're planning a sharepoint intranet which will be acceded directly from our LAN, however it should be accesible from the Internet, too. What would be the best authentication method available for this ...
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Modification of '_layouts/upload.aspx'

Interesting dilemma here maybe some can weigh in on. I have a requirement to disable the "overwrite existing files" checkbox when uploading a single or multiple documents to a document library. The ...
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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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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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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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Viewing an RSS feed within Sharepoint Services 3.0

On our intranet, we've got a small Sharepoint farm running a free instance of WSS 3.0. We'd really like to add RSS viewers displaying certain feeds on a couple of pages, but I've been told this is ...
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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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Cannot upload to a permissions-enabled document library even with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

In our WSS 3.0 application, we have a document library that has an elevated folder called "Approved". It has different permissions from the rest of the Document Library in order to prevent people from ...
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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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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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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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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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SharePoint WSS3 Configuration Wizard Error

Just upgraded WSS2 to WSS3 and the config tool errors: An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown. Additional exception ...
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New Word document link not working in document list

When I click on New in a document library, Word launches. I can add content to the document and click save which opens the save dialog with the existing files displayed in the document library. When ...
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openfiledialog in webpart

How to implement openfile dialog in a webpart ? OpenFileDialog class could not be accessed in webpart. Is there any other way to achieve this ?
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WSS 3.0 site accessible only locally and when using IP address

We recently upgraded from Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2. During our upgrade we accidentally removed IIS and reinstalled it again and now the site can only be accessed locally and if we try to access ...
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Forms Authentication - Login prompt opening office documents

I have a pretty common problem with WSS 3.0 When a user logs on to the site using IE 7/8 and opens a word document from a document library he gets prompted for a login / password. At this point, even ...
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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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How Can Can I Disable Verbose Logging?

I tried to disable verbose logging through Central Administration (SharePoint 2007) however it is not getting updated, still it is using Verbose, what would be the reason and how to fix this? Do I ...