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Caml Query for Order By List for web service call not ordering

I'm calling web service List.asmx using Jquery and getting results using this but its not ordering by DisplayOrder. This is the caml query. <soapenv:Envelope ...
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Can I develop web parts just with WSS 3.0 and Visual Studio Express?

Can I get away with building and testing basic web parts just by installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a VPC with Visual Studio Express Editions?
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1answer
423 views

Change user's ID

I wonder if it is possible to programatically change user's id in Sharepoint 2010? If it is, I would be very thankful for explantion on how to do that.
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1answer
877 views

Multi-language variations - How do you localize navigation?

We are creating the variation structure for a multilingual 2010 site. We would like our navigation to be based upon the site/subsite structure of the site collection. The problem is that the ...
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1answer
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How to set a person/group field in UpdateListItems [closed]

I'm trying to use a web service call in Nintex Workflow to add a new item to a list. I'm using the web service because the user only has read permissions to the list. What syntax is needed to set ...
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1answer
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Content Query Web Part not rendering calendar list description field

We have a SP2010 site that we are making extensive use of the CQWP (Content Query Web Part) on. When I point the CQWP at a specific list it displays description value fine. The problem is when I point ...
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1answer
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Custom webpart properties not holding their values!

I am dynamically adding items to a CheckBoxList that configures some settings in my web part. When I set the properties and click "OK" everything on my page works as expected and displays that data ...
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1answer
402 views

SPUtility.SearchPrincipals very slow

I'm trying to create a "Search for Users" function that is supposed to hit the SharePoint User Profile Store (running SP2010 Enterprise). However, that function takes up to a Minute to search, which ...
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1answer
354 views

Why do I sometimes have to use different SPQuery tags?

Every SPQuery's query should have <View><Query> query... </Query></View> tags? Sometimes I have to put without those tags to get it work and some times I have to put it ...
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1answer
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Dataview XSLT issues creating variables

I've got 2 fields in my list defined as numbers, @TotalSeats with a current value of 10 and @FilledSeats with a current value of 0. I'm trying to use some XSL Variables to handle some display logic ...
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1answer
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Variations: Can the source site also be the the root site?

We are planning our variation hierarchy for a multi-lingual site. We would like the root (e.g. www.conoso.com) to also be the source site for variations. Is this possible? If so, how do you ...
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1answer
753 views

SharePoint ContentType Lifecycle Management

SharePoint 2010 introduces the new UpgradeActions element to the feature manifest which allows content type (CT) lifecycle management by using the new AddContentTypeField element to add new fields to ...
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WSP for Site Definition does not show up when creating a new site

WSP for Site Definition does not show up when creating a new site. I uploaded a new wsp under the solution gallery of the site collection. I went to a sub site and click on Create from "all content" ...
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List item returning weird title

I am using the object model to loop through the items in the built in "Task" list. For some reason when I get the value for the "Title" field for each item it returns values like 1_.000, 2_.000 etc. ...
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Multiple Sharepoint projects in one solution - how to package correctly?

I have multiple Sharepoint projects in a solution: MySolution.WF MySolution.Webparts MySolution.UI I also have some common code in a MySolution.Common project. All of the aboe projects ...
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2answers
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WCF: SPWeb.Update() throws NullReferenceException (eventually)

We have a custom WCF based service for automating some common tasks within our SharePoint 2007 environment. There is an issue with a piece of code that modifies the title of a SharePoint web. The ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Can I dynamically filter CQWP results using value from a Cookie?

I am able to filter the CQWP Results using the query string by using the keyword (PageQueryString) (reference: ...
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1answer
1k views

Site Collection Web Analytics reports numbers are incorrect

We are experiencing problems with the reports from the site collection web analytics. We use SharePoint Server with FAST search on a public facing web site. Our SharePoint solution is only used for ...
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2answers
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Error occured in deployment step

I get this error message when I try to deploy my project: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add solution': The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. ...
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3answers
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Hiding WebParts programatically does not work

I am using the following code to hide all WebParts in a page. string siteUrl = "http://site"; SPSite site = new SPSite(siteUrl); SPWeb web; web = site.RootWeb; web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; ...
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3answers
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web parts vs user controls

I need to develop a SharePoint solution that has many layout pages, ten sub sites to be exact. Each department wants to have its own slight variation on the three layout pages proposed at the ...
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4answers
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How to fully clone SharePoint 2007 environment?

I have a client which asked us to develop a customization for them, but they cannot provide us with testing environment. So we would like to try to setup a testing environment by ourselves. My ...
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3answers
908 views

What would cause a sharepoint publishing page to display a “Lorem ipsum”?

I've created a publishing page, placed a custom web part on in and published it. When I try to navigate to it I see this text instead of the content: Page Content field value. Lorem ipsum dolor ...
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2answers
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How can I upload documents/pictures into a users “My Site” Shared documents/pictures?

Is there any easy way to upload documents/pictures into a users "My Site" Shared Documents/Pictures? Maybe using the user profile service? The only way I can think to accomplish this is to first get ...
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1answer
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Sharepoint 2010: How to stop and start (restart) a service application?

In central admin, I have a list of services - excellent, and the status of each service - excellent. Now how to I stop and start them?
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1answer
240 views

Why am I getting issues with a WSP imported into Visual Studio?

I imported a WSP (site template) in VS 2010 and compiled. I then tried to create a package (build > package). I am getting all sorts of issues. Why is that? The site templated was created using an ...
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2answers
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How do I test if I will be able to execute a query (does the site exist)

When I run a (CAML based query) executeQuery against Sharepoint, sometimes the site does not exist (it is created by a workflow process which may not have run). When this happens, I get a ...
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2answers
202 views

Do you activate collaboration features on publishing sites?

I have a client with a publishing site. They want to add News and Events to the site. Would you create another document library with a content type derived from Pages? Or would you enable the ...
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1answer
112 views

Search schedule not starting indexing

I can manually kick off an incremental crawl for my content sources, however the scheduler does not initiate it on its own. I've attached an image of the crawl schedules if that helps. I've also ...
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3answers
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SharePoint Quick Launch items disappears

Greetings. One of my companies costumers experience that on some of their site collections, the Quick Launch will randomly miss a few items once in a while. By iisreseting they will get restored, but ...
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1answer
822 views

sharepoint survey grouping

i created a survey with 20 questions but i also want to get some user info at first before starting to survey. Like your age : your department : then survey questions 1...next..20 by this way i want ...
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2answers
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SharePoint Crawls encountering no-index meta-tag on directories

I notice in my Crawl Log I am seeing entries like this: The content for this address was excluded by the crawler because this item was marked with a no-index meta-tag. To index this item, remove the ...
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3answers
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Activating Publishing Feature breaks because of custom Master?

This issue is related to this post. I get an error message when the publishing feature is activated on sites of certain types. This means that I also get an error message when I create certain sites ...
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1answer
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Printing Infopath form 2010(.xml) in Sharepoint 2010

My question is related to printing an Infopath 2010 form in Sharepoint 2010.I designed an Infopath 2010 form in Infopath Designer 2010 and published it to a form library in Sharepoint 2010.The end ...
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3answers
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How to copy surveys from Sharepoint 2007 to 2010?

We are just preparing to roll out Sharepoint 2010. Is it possible to copy the handfull of surveys we have on SP 2007 to the new server? If so, how can I do it?
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1answer
406 views

Only Upgrade solution works!

We are having a weird issue. None of our WSPs (MOSS 2007 and 2010) work first time they are deployed. We noticed that upgrading solution (after deploying) works. Our WSPs normally replace user ...
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4answers
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Wiki Markup Language

Does the 2010 SharePoint wiki offer improved support for lightweight markup language? If so, where can I find the documentation? For example, is there markup for bold text - external links - images ? ...
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3answers
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Find Document by GUID

I'm missing something that must be so simple that it's not even worth asking... but I have an object ID (GUID)... How do I figure out the document it points to? For example I have a GUID of ...
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1answer
297 views

On publishing infopath 2010 form loses control properties - dropdown control data binding setting

I am try to created a cascade dropdown using infopath 2010 in sharepoint 2010 list. On publishing infopath form i lost data binding setting and it just resets to default "Enter choices manually". It ...
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2answers
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Adding custom XSLT extension methods for Data Form Web Parts

I'm trying to figure out how to add my own XSLT extensions to be used in the DataFormWebPart on MOSS 2007, kind of like a custom ddwrt library. A comment on this post seemed to say that I could ...
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2answers
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Deleting an orphaned content database

I had accidentally deleted a content database "CDB-A"(not important) without doing a detach. I also added a new content database "CDB-B" to the web application. SP 2010 seems to hang on to "CDB-A" ...
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2answers
402 views

How to “seed” default content into newly provisioned site definitions in SharePoint 2010?

We have a publishing site definition that we have created in Visual Studio 2010. It is working great and provisions the sites just fine. We have a need to have starter content inside the sites. All ...
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2answers
182 views

Modifying the start behavior of Publishing Workflow in MOSS 2007

I am currently building out a collaboration portal that will be used for document management. Part of the requirements were to create mny OOTB approval workflows. Each workflow is set to start off ...
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2answers
2k views

Can't get jQuery UI to work in my web part!

I have the following markup: <SharePoint:CssRegistration ID="cr_jqui" Name="/Layouts/MultiPart/css/smoothness/jquery-ui-1.8.12.custom.css" runat="server" After="corev4.css" /> ...
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1answer
797 views

Create Web part programatically VS 2010

we are to create several web parts after a site is provisioned with WSP. I can either create wp from scratch on feature action. Or save a set of WP in gallery and create an instance out of that when ...
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2answers
216 views

Is it possible to grant security roles through an event receiver?

I have a requirement to grant a department contribute to their department parent & child sites. The catch is, they also want to be able to grant & remove contribute to outside department ...
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3answers
859 views

Remove Images from RSS Viewer running over SSL

Within our SharePoint 2010 farm running over SSL, we have multiple RSS feeds that are delivered through http://. The issue arises when these RSS feeds have an image and IE displays the warning of ...
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1answer
148 views

Can you build a SQL Analysis cube from term store taxonomy and user profiles?

We are using a term store taxonomy for the company organisation and each user profile has been tagged to a organisation taxonomy item. Now the demand is to view how many people are located in a ...
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3answers
1k views

Exporting SPList

I'm iterating SPWebs and SPLists. When those lists fulfil specific requirements, I would like to export the lists in code, and later import them to another SharePoint environment (using code). How ...
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1answer
2k views

Is it possible to Check-in and Check-out the current form from the InfoPath browser editor?

A coworker has been tasked with adding check-in and check-out functionality from within an InfoPath 2010 form. Is this possible? This is a typical use case: User is browsing a SharePoint Form ...

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