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Filter documentlist in fileopen/filesave dialog in Word/Excel

When opening a document from a documentlibrary in Word/Excel/Outlook the FileOpen Dialog shows all the files in the document library. I have a lot of documents in there, with metedata in columns. ...
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SharePoint Designer: Customised NewForm.aspx 'Magically' set as default for list

The situation. I inherited a SharePoint Portal with an 'Issues' list which was being used to add new work items using the IT Bug Content Type. Users asked for some additional fields for the ...
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1answer
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Deploying dll's in a Sandboxed solution from VS 2010

I am testing out Visual Studio 2010. I have created a sandboxed solution with a webpart. It deployed OK. I then tried adding a dll to the solution that would contain the business logic. This dll is ...
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4answers
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In breadcrumb site listed twice moss 2007

On some of our pages the breadcrumb lists a site twice in a row. the first one is a link, the second is not. The pages have different payout pages. Has anyone seen this, or know how to fix it?
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How to delete webparts from my site on creation

I want to delete some of the webparts from my sites when they are created. I've stapled a feature that runs custom code. I've attached the basics of what it does below, edited for brevity. It works ...
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3answers
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Custom List Forms and multiple content types

I've ran into a problem when trying to create custom new item forms for a list that has multiple content types. I've tried inserting a custom list form for a content type (this content type isn't the ...
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2answers
659 views

Custom HTML for Breadcrumb

What is the best way to create custom HTML for a breadcrumb (like SiteMapPath)?
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4answers
793 views

Automatic (Task) List population on site provision

I'm needing a hand deciding an approach to this. Here is the business requirement. Create a Meeting Workspace which contains a Project Tasks List (OOTB) and fills it with "stub" tasks (such as "send ...
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Accessing current user's UserProfile from C#

In MOSS 2007 this was straight forward. Instantiate a UserProfileManager and retrieve your own profile. In 2010 it seems the user has to have specific access to the user profile service. Even to ...
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Sync between UserProfile Store and User Information List

One of the users has updated his photo/picture on his My Site and it is showing the updated photo (on his My Site) as well as the picture property (user profile property) in SSP is updated with the ...
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Has the deployment of resource files and site maps been improved in SharePoint 2010

All the SharePoint applications I work on use resource files to allow localisation and sitemap files to integrate with breadcrumbs. It has always been a problem to deploy and process these files as ...
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1answer
474 views

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?
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Using host file

I created an application in SharePoint, lets call it http://example.com/ and a site collection with the "Empty Site" template. Since I'm using it locally in a virtual machine in host-only mode, I had ...
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1answer
82 views

Search in SSP giving error

While accesing Search scoped in SSP of web application, I am getting the following error: "The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central ...
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240 views

What is best practice for deploying third party SharePoint 2007 solutions?

I want to know what to look for and what to do (both from a developer and IT admin point of view) before installing a third party solution into a SharePoint 2007 farm? Is there a checklist that I ...
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3answers
727 views

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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1answer
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Lookup site column not saving/storing metadata for Office 2007 documents?

I'm having this issue on several server environments. We have a list at the site collection root. There is a site column created as a multi-value lookup on that list's Title field. This site column ...
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2answers
702 views

Best approach to adding a web part to an existing page in multiple environments

If you’ve got an existing page in each environment e.g. default.aspx and want to add a web part and promote to each environment what is the best approach? Create a WSP with a Feature Receiver and ...
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How to use SP Service Account to add an item (with object model)?

I can add an item to SharePoint (with the object model) when I am logged in to SharePoint with an administrative account. However, if I change to another user who is NOT listed in the backend SQL ...
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1answer
66 views

Is it possible in MOSS to have every newly created site collection only search within the site collection?

Is there a configuration setting or anything that could be done so that when a newly created site collection can only search within itself and nothing outside of that scope? All those site collections ...
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Can I export a SharePoint 2007 list to an Excel file subdivided into separate worksheets?

We have a SharePoint 2007 deployment which will have a substantially large document library. My client wants the ability to export this library to an Excel spreadsheet, but specifically wants the ...
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1answer
1k views

ItemUpdated firing twice

I am adding custom meta-data to item that user uploaded item["Title"] = "My Title"; item["Column1"] = "column1"; item.Update(); When I comment out the item.Update() then the itemUpdated event does ...
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1answer
56 views

Performance Metrics and CA Configuration & Content DB?

When can we expect a maximum number of SQL connections for the Central Administration Configuration & Content DB? and what are all the important tables in these databases that an administrator ...
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1answer
271 views

Performance tuning and Manage Farm-Level Search Settings

Below options are available under "Manage Farm-Level Search Settings" in Central Administration Connection time (in seconds): 60 Request acknowledgement time (in seconds): 60 I would like to know ...
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476 views

Managing different groups of users within same site collection

We need to use WSS for different groups of clients and wondered if there is a way to seperate different groups of users, to prevent them from ever seeing each others details. An example of when this ...
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3answers
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Invalid namespace

I am trying to test developing for SharePoint 2010 on a Windows 7 machine. I created a new empty SharePoint project, added a web part and deployed, which worked fine. When I try to run or deploy a ...
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3answers
643 views

Strip publishing master-page for anonymous users

Is it ok to strip a masterpage for all SharePoint scripts and styles? We have custom CSS and all of our scripts are JQuery. Even CQWP will have custom rendering. The reason we want to do this is so ...
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1answer
398 views

Deploying webparts to default.aspx with a SiteDefinition feature dependency

I tried deploying a Site Definition with a custom default.aspx page. Within the <WebFeatures> node of the Site Definition's Onet.xml I tried to reference a Feature which would get a web part ...
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1answer
698 views

How to customise left hand links on My Site

I'm try to customise the links shown on My Site using a stapled feature that runs when the site is created. The links i'm trying to change are the top two in the quick launch, but i can't work out ...
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1answer
474 views

In place upgrade of SP2007 to SP2010 MOSS

Ran an upgrade of SP2007 to SP2010. All runs through well but then the error log reports: [OWSTIMER] [SPUpgradeSession] [ERROR] [4/26/2010 8:16:52 AM]: Upgrade [SharedResourceProvider12 ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Site Column template?

I noticed there are a lot of new project and item templates in Visual Studio 2010, but I'm unable to find one for Site Columns. Is there none? What's the suggested way of making a site column in ...
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1answer
83 views

Combining Windows 2003 and 2008 servers in a SP Farm

We have a SharePoint server farm that has both Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers as front end. Has anyone else tried this configuration? Is it supported?
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1answer
238 views

Architecture of the Audience Compilation?

I went through the SharePoint Escalation team blogs and understood the basic architecture of the "User Profile Import" and still would like to know the architecture of the "Audience Compilation" and ...
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2answers
1k views

Advanced Personalization in SharePoint (User Preferences, Web Part drag and drop)

I need some pointers / thoughts on how to achieve this advanced personalization in SharePoint with User Preference, profiles, favorites...etc. I see a product is already on the market so it's ...
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5answers
3k views

Get foreign key in external content type to show up in list view

I have come across blogs about how to setup an external content type. For example: ...
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5answers
5k views

Guidance on renaming the multitude of databases generated by SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 appears to continue SharePoint 2007's tradition of automatically creating horribly named SQL Databases. Like many companies we have multiple farms and developer workstations connecting ...
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2answers
306 views

RichHtmlField and docking toolbar

The RichHtmlField (used in a MOSS publishing page layout) has a toolbar that pops up up when editing the text in the field. This toolbar can be dragged around the page, but it gets a bit annoying when ...
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2answers
176 views

Get list of documents and pages downloaded by user

Is there any way to get a list of documents and pages within a MOSS 2007 site collection downloaded by a user over, say, the last seven days? (without using a log file analyser)
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How can I hide a folder?

What else do I need to add to following code to make sure the folder is hidden or read only? SPListItem createFolder = myDocLib.Folders.Add(myDocLib.RootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl, ...
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1answer
472 views

Problem with DataView web part and Server-side script datasource from RSS

I've created a DataView web part and feed it with data from a public RSS feed using server-side script as a data source. Everything works great in Sharepoint Designer but in the browser I get the ...
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2answers
470 views

What is the use of the search database and do we really need it?

The index will be kept on the Index Server, so why do we need a Search database and what is the point of it in SharePoint 2007? I would like to understand the basic concept of SharePoint Search. ...
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378 views

Reusing the html trim functionality of the annoucements web part

When you post a long annoucement the webpart trims it to the first two lines but preserves any links in the html. I'm trying to create a custom webpart that trims long text and want to reuse this ...
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2answers
283 views

Add URLEncode attribute to a deployed field definition

Is it possible to add URLEncode to a field in schema.xml, and update the SharePoint site without deleting everything based on the schema? Eg. <Field DisplayName="Internal/External" /> to ...
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2answers
1k views

Best way to backup a WSS / SharePoint wiki?

We're using WSS to track a project I'm working on, and I'm storing a lot of research within the wiki that I'd like to keep backups of. I'm wondering what would be the best way to go about this? Is ...
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2answers
3k views

Sublist choices change based on choice made in first list

I'm looking to see if something like this is possible - essentially using some jump logic. The request is to create a list using some of the standard columns, but also some custom ones. Where it's ...
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1answer
613 views

Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature

Why the titles are blank (for example, I go to setting, site columns and select the group. I see all four columns but their title are missing. like, pobox, firstclassdate, deliverytype, carrier) for ...
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2answers
576 views

SharePoint Approval Workflow Javascript error

I've been trying to create a simple Approval Workflow in SharePoint (MOSS 2007). After going through the first screen where I type in the name, Task List, History List, startup params, etc. I go on ...
2
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3answers
709 views

Displaying Page list items in RSS gives wrong title

I have an external site at which I'm displaying news using Sharepoint Pages. I would like to publish these news pages using RSS, which works fine. But the title is the file name without the file ...
2
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1answer
3k views

The easiest way to hide a SharePoint web (site) from users

I was wondering what would be the easiest way to hide a sharepoint Web from the users (except for administrators)? I'm referring to the Webs in SPWeb. If possible, I would like to see some examples ...
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1answer
383 views

no-index attribute when crawling Oracle portal from SharePoint

We are trying to crawl an Oracle Portal from SharePoint 2007. We are getting a no-index attribute error in the crawl log file. Does anyone know why we are getting this error? Could it be a setting ...

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