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How to reproduce Visual Studio “Deploy” action?

It seems like whenever I am developing a web part and I "Deploy" it from Visual Studio, everything gets deployed and works exactly as I would expect. When I take my WSP and try to install it to a ...
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How to use BCS in Word for editing BLOBs

If I have an External Content type defined with a StreamAccessor that will end up referencing Word docx files stored in another system (reason for using BCS), what options do I have for updating the ...
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1answer
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Updating PublishingVariationRelationshipLinkFieldID

We have a publishing site with variations. There is a dev server and a stage server and the content is pretty much same in both. Recently I was editing one of the webpart content pages in the dev ...
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167 views

How do I troubleshoot an error trying to add a Farm Administrator

Can someone please explain to me HOW to figure out what is causing the unbelievably vague error of "Server Error in '/' Application....turn off custom errors...blah, blah, blah" Of course, I have ...
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1answer
367 views

Chart Web Part Average Data of a coumn

Let say I have a list with Title | Result A | Result B bob 1 1 bill 1 3 ben 1 5 I wish to graph the average for Result A and Result B only. Using the ...
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Custom Action with postback (or another approach) - SP 2010

I'm trying to create a custom action that does a postback when clicked. I've followed the following articles with no luck whatsoever: ...
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1answer
680 views

Infopath 2007 Deployment-Error [closed]

I am trying to publish an Infopath form 2007 without code behind concept by using the publish option from file menu and comes up with the following error. The selected form template cannot be ...
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Issues after an Application Pool Recycle

My site is setup to use SharePoint 2010's automated Application Pool Recycling. I have 2 front end web servers. Sometimes (not everytime) the application pool recycles, and a custom webpart starts ...
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2answers
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How do I keep my My Sites from prompting users for credentials?

Currently on my SharePoint 2010 install the My Sites section is roped off on a sub-domain (port 80) of the main site collection. Whenever anyone opens the main site it automatically detects their ...
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2answers
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Does anyone have ELMAH working with SharePoint?

Does anyone have ELMAH working with SharePoint 2010? I have the assembly in the bin folder and have what I believe to be the correct entries in the web.config file. I can run the test at ...
2
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3answers
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Replacement search box does not appear. The standard search is not visible either. Why?

I have written a replacement SmallSearchInputBox packaged as a feature and this has been working fine on the test server. VS2010 is also installed on the test server and I have been able to deploy ...
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Create New Word Document Without Opening it

I have a scenario where a user creates a new Word document (attached to a content type), but doesn't need to open it. The document will be populated by other users later. Is there a way to avoid the ...
2
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1answer
190 views

Remove SQL Dependencies from SP Standalone Cloned VM

I have made a copy of a standalone SP 2010 VM -> VM_2. I've renamed it, defined another IP. Now VM_1 and VM_2 run simultaneously. I've added following line to hosts file: MY_NEW_IP VM_1 VM_2 to ...
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5answers
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Custom web part deployment produces 'Cannot import this webpart' error

I have built an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2010 with some custom web parts in it. When I've tested these on my local development machine they can be added to a page without any trouble. ...
2
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2answers
894 views

Changing OOB content types on selected lists

My customer want to have a global taxonomy for all content. I have created content types that inherit from the usual content types (Documents, Pictures, Pages) that will contain this taxonomy. To ...
2
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1answer
758 views

Using BCS and External Content Types to create Publishing Pages

I'm starting a new SharePoint 2010 web content management project where a portion of the site's content is driven by an external system (SQL Server based). Think employee bios... The external system ...
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1answer
328 views

Debugger stops during debug session

I have a SharePoint 2010 site deployed using Visual Studio 2010. An application page on the site contains an ascx control that includes a FileUpload control. When I am attached to the W3WP process and ...
2
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2answers
554 views

How to add safecontrol without deploy solution

i have one portal for my student and been developed by vendor. so i dont have the coding. my problem is when i want to import my webparts into the portal, I need to insert safecontrol into the ...
2
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3answers
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SharePoint project doesn't build on cc.net, but does build on developer workstations

I can build my code locally and on another developer's machine, but cc.net fails to build the project when I check in the code. I know that I experience a similar issue when I switch between .NET ...
6
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3answers
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How do I upload a document and set column values when doing so?

I am using the following code to download documents from SharePointand surface them to the user. ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(ServerUrl); clientContext.Credentials = cred; ...
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5answers
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Files in feature won't update when marked with GhostableInLibrary

Having an issue updating files with a feature. This is for custom branding. here is a sample of the elements.xml file. If I add a new file, it will provision fine, but any changes to existing files ...
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1answer
245 views

Pointing to a new database server

Our QA team cloned the VM we are using to test our sharepoint mods. Their cloned version now needs to point to the database on the new box (rather than the developer test sharepoint db). I ...
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5answers
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External access - continually prompted for credentials

I have a client trying to access our hosted SP 2010 instance, an she can log in, but once she starts clicking, gets prompted to login again and again. She is accessing from the outside, not inside of ...
2
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1answer
783 views

When will an index be created for a column?

I have a SharePoint 2007 List and it has almost 10 columns and 1000+ items, I want to enable the Index for a specific column is in the list. If I enable the index now then when it will create an index ...
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0answers
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Page History/Page Permissions exceptions (BreakInheritance(false, false)) [closed]

I'm experiencing a serious problem (SharePoint 2010) I want to share with you. Steps to reproduce it: Create a Web application. Create a site collection inside the Web application previously ...
5
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1answer
940 views

Sharepoint 2010, Document Library, Key Filter - “Modified” field filtering is out by one day

We have a Sharepoint 2010 farm across 4 servers and added "modfied" as a Key Filter for metadata navigation. When I select to filter on a specific day I enter a date the filtered results are out by ...
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4answers
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Why does having `windows.onload` break page editing?

This is related to an earlier question that I posted: Can't edit page after adding custom web part! Basically, I have created a web part with some javascript. When I add this web part to a ...
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6answers
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Is it a bad idea to put SharePoint CMS capabilities into the hands of the “common man”?

The company I work for is discussing granting a few people from each department the ability to edit their sites content in an effort to keep us from doing hours of minor content changes every week. ...
4
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1answer
565 views

Excel Services - when/where image of chart created?

When using Excel services (REST or the webservice) a chart is displayed as an image. Where/when is this image actually created? I'm asking this, because I was wondering if I can change something in ...
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2answers
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Remove alt tags from Calendar

Has anyone been able to successfully remove the alt tags/(hover text) from events in the sharepoint 2010 calendar. I am trying to use Jquery to strip them out, but am having no success. I have even ...
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2answers
1k views

Strange URL Encoding on SharePoint 2010

I'm seeing odd behavior while visiting a SharePoint 2010 website. The parameters that I request are encoded by what seems to be a Base64 encoding algorithm. However, it is definitely not JUST ...
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6answers
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Can't edit page after adding custom web part!

When I click on the edit icon nothing happens. No errors, no post back nothing. I ended up turning on the Console in FireBug and it throws this error: SP.Ribbon.PageState.ImportedNativeData is ...
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4answers
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Why are my sub site collections not getting javascript and css files?

I have a master page deployed with a feature which has custom javascript and css references on it. I am using the <Sharepoint:ScriptLink> and <Sharepoint:CssLink> tags and the code is ...
6
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5answers
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When I execute a CAML query, how do I know what ListItem details I can include?

I was querying a SharePoint library, trying to retrieve some file attributes. Apparently some things like FileType and Date are not supported, even though those fields are listed as a built in field. ...
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2answers
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How to set/see my email?

I am new to SP, using 2010, and have my account tied to active directory. Yet in SP I cannot see my email address anywhere. How can I know what address is using? Ok, I CAN see my address under My ...
2
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2answers
595 views

Problem with nightandday.master displaying logo correctly on new Web Part Pages

I work for a school district that is running SharePoint 2010 for our Intranet. I am currently working with our district technology trainer to create a site collection for him to use for his videos, ...
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1answer
883 views

Why is the TaxonomyClientService.asmx service returning escaped XML for my result?

I was able to sucessfully call the service but when I get my results back it looks like this (see the GetChildTermsInTermSetResult node): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
4
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2answers
163 views

Any good open source tools for doing WSP installations for SharePoint 2010?

I've heard that SharePoint Solution Installer is a good one, but it only works for 2007 and the 2010 version only appears to be in the planning phase. Does anyone know of any existing tools out ...
6
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2answers
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Exception on connecting webparts

I have a couple of webparts on a page, XsltListViewWebPart and SPSlicerTextWebPart instances. I need to programmatically connect the filter (slicer) to the xslt webpart. When I do so, I need a ...
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1answer
2k views

SPImmediateAlertsJobDefinition errors in Event Log

I am sporadically getting errors in my Event Log for SPImmediateAlertsJobDefinition with the ID 6893, I've seen some of the posts out there pointing towards issues with the SharePoint assembly files. ...
6
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6answers
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How to query using CAML when a value has < in the value

I'm using SPServices to query a list, using CAML, and the column I'm searching (Title) have values that contains < and >. Is there anyway I can use CAML to find these values? It seems that I'm ...
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1answer
477 views

Accessing Lookup Values fails with Exception when the connected user is not the SharePoint Site Collection administrator

In sharepoint 2010 Foundation, after we installed a simple event receiver that mainly runs when certain items are added/modified, we noticed, during manual testing, that if we logged in as a user ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Include jQuery and plugin script in MOSS site master page

I was looking at potential ways to include jQuery and Paul Grenier's Accordeon Quick launch ...
2
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3answers
9k views

Cannot open Explorer View with Windows 7 64 bit, IE 32 bit, and WSS 3.0

On one site (portal.blah.com), I can open up a Shared Documents folder using the Action -> Open with Windows Explorer option However, I am unable to do this with my second Sharepoint site ...
2
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2answers
503 views

How can I get TermStoreIds and TermSetIds from the MMS?

If I go to the Term Store Management Tool there is a tsid in the query string, but this value does not seem to change. Is there an easy way to get TermStoreIds and TermSetIds?
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1answer
499 views

send parameter to 2 webparts on the page, preferably with Ajax?

In SharePoint Server 2010, We have a List with items and their details. User profiles have an indexed field that contains items matching the list titles. I want to display a dataview with just the ...
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2answers
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Disable 'Reassign Task' and 'Request Change' Options in 2010 Workflow

In the OOTB 2007 Approval Workflow, users had the choice whether to allow reassignment of a workflow task and/or whether to allow the approver to request for a change. These options were presented as ...
2
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3answers
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Possible to get distinct values from GetListItems?

I am passing this XML: <soap:Envelope xmlns:soap='http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/' xmlns:xsi='http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance' xmlns:xsd='http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema'> ...
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2answers
509 views

Site permissions relative to library permissions

I want to be able to give user John Doe full permissions to a site, but I want to give the same user read-only permissions (or perhaps none at all) to a specific document library that resides within ...
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2answers
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People Picker in Multi-Domain Scenario

So, we have our people picker working to add users to a site collection or User Info List in WSS 3. We implemented the STSADM command to search a specific OU and this works fine. Our problem is that a ...

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