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SharePoint - email reminder when task passed it's dead-line

We're using SharePoint Server 2007 and it's List feature for task delegation and progress report. Can I somehow set or develop a email reminder which could alert the user if his task passed defined ...
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1answer
642 views

How to set the default theme for new SubSites?

I have a SiteCollection with custom themes. All the sites in the collection have a custom theme selected (MyTheme). Every time when I create a new subsite, the theme for that new site is the default ...
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572 views

How to implement a hyperlink to display the logged in user?

I have a custom SharePoint list with about 20 fields. If possible, I wanted to include a hyperlink on the display, edit, new form so when the user clicks the hyperlink, their login name is displayed ...
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4answers
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Trying to delete a column from a sharepoint document library view - SP2010

I'm trying to delete a field (site column bound to managed metadata) in a view with the following powershell script: $spWeb = Get-SPWeb -identity http://servernamehere/docs/test/sitename $spView = ...
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Why is “Edit in SharePoint Designer” opening in Notepad

I'm following this example - link here I've gone to Master pages and layouts (_catalogs/masterpage/Forms/AllItems.aspx) I've created a new page layout, when I hover over to click "Edit in Microsoft ...
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What does LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint”) in PowerShell script do?

I'm learning Powershell, I have this line at the top of example script, but it doesnt appear to be necessary. What does it do? Why would it be there? # SharePoint DLL ...
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1answer
571 views

Corrupted OOTB Workflows Feature from SP2007 to SP2010 Upgrade

We recently performed a database detach upgrade method and the out of the box workflows: Approval, Collect Feedback and Collect Signatures are all missing from the Workflow Templates when trying to ...
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How to move a list, both structure and content from one server to another quickly?

I have a list sitting on a production server. I would like to copy the list, both structure and content from the production server to a dev machine. I am not too worried about preserving ...
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2answers
577 views

How to Mirror a SharePoint 2007 Farm to another Server

I'm working on a large, enterprise-scale project for a gov't agency and as part of our disaster recovery effort, we need to mirror a SharePoint 2007 farm to another server. Both servers are exactly ...
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1answer
201 views

Webpart interaction

Although I've been doing a lot of sharepoint 2010 branding lately, programming webparts is something completely new for me. I need to put together three webparts. I want to create a Webpart1 ...
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401 views

How to set custom permissions of an item with columns

I have a document library with a custom column that is associated with a check box in a form that I have. I want to set custom permissions if this check box is checked. Currently I can see the column ...
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2answers
662 views

Automatically change the Outcome of a Task [How To?]

Here is my situation: I am working on a workflow (in SharePoint Designer) that is triggered when a new task is created. In some cases, I need to automatically complete a task via my workflow. To ...
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1answer
582 views

SPD Workflows upgrade from 2007 to 2010 fix

Our company has several large SharePoint farms that are migrating over time. As a result of the upgrade, our URL's will change. Our technology group has said that any workflows created in Designer ...
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2answers
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Adding a WSP through the Management Shell?

I have a WSP that I am trying to install on my development SharePoint server. I used the Management Shell to do this: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath c:\temp\mySolution.wsp and then: ...
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3answers
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Update List from Excel using VBA

I'm in the enviable position of having to support a client who wants to maintain and manipulate a complicated business spreadsheet in Excel, and then push a selection of that data to a list in ...
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1answer
1k views

Uploading a THMX theme using PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script creating new site collections, each containing a root SPWeb, on my SharePoint web application. I have a THMX file that I'm trying to apply to each SPWeb that the script ...
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5answers
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70-576 Study Material

I'm having trouble finding background material for Microsoft's exam 70-576: "Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications". Most of the syllabus consists of what a developer like ...
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How to add a “signature” field to a list?

I have simple custom SharePoint list with 20 fields. Three of the fields are dropdown lists for three separate approvers to update the record with "approve" or "reject." I would like to implement a ...
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1answer
2k views

Why can't I update an SPView query?

I'm trying to update a SPView query, it doesn't give any error but it also doesn't update the property (SPView.Query). In SPManager 2007 it works with the resulting query of that code. Can you spot ...
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2answers
965 views

How to put web parts on publishing pages?

Scenario: On a intranet page there is several site verticals (hierarchies) (e.g products and services). Now I want for each site to have a familiar welcome page. How is it best to put web parts on ...
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1answer
669 views

Custom DIP Using InfoPath calling a web service - DIP Unable to Load

I have a Custom Document Information Panel developed in InfoPath 2010 - within which I am calling a Web Service to return a date value from the server. The DIP when opened independently works fine, ...
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2answers
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How do I pull the email address from Active Directory?

I have a custom phone list that was populated from an Excel spreadsheet. I have to add the email address to this list in SharePoint. How do I query Active Directory for the correct email address for ...
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1answer
631 views

How do application pages compare to ASP.NET web forms?

We are considering moving from an ASP.NET Web forms model to SharePoint 2010 Application Pages. The main reason for this is so we can utilise the SharePoint Foundation solutions framework rather than ...
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4answers
385 views

Infrastructure knowledge for SharePoint developers

As a SharePoint developer I find that having a good understanding of the underlying infrastructure (such as Active Directory, DNS server, etc.) is very useful. I must say I'm not that good when it ...
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2answers
3k views

Powershell error - Expressions are only allowed as the first element of a pipeline

I'm learning PowerShell with SharePoint and I found this simple powershell example $timers = (Get-SPTimerJob | ($_.isDisabled -eq $false) ) $timers And I get this error Expressions are only ...
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1answer
4k views

SP2010 Custom Document Library - List Definition

I created a custom Document Library in VS 2010, I've added a content type with some custom fields based on the document content type. Which parameters do I need to use in my elements.xml/schema.xml ...
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1answer
742 views

Document Information Panel with Word Web App

When a SharePoint 2010 Document is opened inside Word Client, it shows the properties of that document in a Document Information Panel. How does this work with Word Web App?
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2answers
579 views

FAST 2010 Search and SharePoint 2010 Search - Advanced Search, Date Properties

I have a SharePoint Site Collection with regional settings changed to dd/mm/yyyy overall, all date picker controls change and I get the dd/mm/yyyy format. I have an Enterprise Search Center in which ...
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7answers
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How to create DEVELOPMENT, UAT & PRODUCTION environment in SharePoint 2010

I just started digging sharepoint 2010. To get a clear picture of sharepoint environment my question is. In my office I have given a single Quad core machine and being told to get expertise on ...
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2answers
741 views

Possible to use an ASP.NET control value in a Javascript file used in a Web Part?

When you are coding in an aspx page you can do something like this: <html> <head> <script type="text/javascript"> $(document).ready(function () { var chkEnable = ...
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2answers
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Importing WordPress to SharePoint

I'm getting ready to import a WordPress blog to SharePoint 2010. Anyone have an importer already built? If not, I'll have to build my own.
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1answer
459 views

Using SharePoint via Office Hub on Windows Phone 7

What settings are required to connect to SharePoint via the Office Hub on Windows Phone 7? I've heard so many contradictory things that I have no idea what it takes. Is it using claims auth? classic ...
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1answer
399 views

What discussion alternatives have you used with SharePoint 2010…?

I'm just wondering what solutions people have implemented for discussion forums in SharePoint 2010. Do you mostly opt to use the out-of-the-box discussion lists and web parts? Are there alternative ...
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1answer
245 views

Custom DIP Validations not preventing word from Saving the document

I have a Custom Document Information Panel on a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Document Library. In the DIP, I have fields in which custom InfoPath rules have been written to validate certain fields. For ...
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2answers
871 views

SharePoint 2010 Document Save As Dialog Preventing Other Locations

I have a SharePoint 2010 Document Library in which multiple content types have been added in the New Document Menu. Now, when a user clicks on any of these items, it will open locally installed Word ...
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1answer
259 views

Combination of anonymous and windows authentication on sharepoint 2007 web

is it possible to enable anonymous access only for a specific library? The script library should have an anonymous access whereus the page library should use the windows authentication.
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2answers
3k views

Possible to access controls on parent page from SharePoint popup?

I have a web part from which I am popping up a aspx page that is used to upload a file. Code: <a href="javascript:SP.UI.ModalDialog.OpenPopUpPage('/_layouts/MyProject/UploadFile.aspx');"> ...
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3answers
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failed upgrade to 2010 - some site not upgraded, but site works. Continue?

are doing an database attach upgrade and the upgrade failed while performing the Mount-SPContentDatabase and got the errors "Feature upgrade failed for Feature " and "Exception: Object reference ...
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1answer
715 views

How to add a Silverlight page into a SharePoint 2010 Application Page?

How to add a Silverlight page into a SharePoint 2010 Application Page? I know how to deploy the .xap file by adding the SL project as a module in a SharePoint 2010 project and create the .wsp file ...
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3answers
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Thoughts on OCR Solutions for SharePoint?

We are looking at implementing OCR solutions for our contracts management application; if you have implemented or evaluated any OCR solutions for SharePoint; please share your thoughts/opinions.
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2answers
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SharePoint 2010 - Electronic form data into SharePoint

We have a need for users to fill out an electronic form. I then want this data to be available in a SharePoint list for tracking purposes. SharePoint is in a hosted environment where I do not have ...
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2answers
996 views

Grabbing current list item in infopath with C# [closed]

I am trying to grab the current list item, which is an infopath form. So far I am connecting to the sharepoint site, opening the list and trying to grab the current item, but I keep getting an index ...
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3answers
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Execute a batch file from the sharepoint designer workflow?

is there a way to execute the batch(*.bat) file from a sharepoint designer workflow? I've a specific column in the sharepoint list, a batch file should be executed whenever the value of the field ...
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2answers
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Cannot send emails through SMTP using a Timer Job?

I'm trying to use Timer Jobs as part of a system to send out special periodic emails to users of our SharePoint site collections. The timer jobs work... except when it comes to actually sending the ...
2
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1answer
654 views

Mediawiki citation/footnote capability in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Wikis?

We're migrating a Mediawiki installation to SharePoint 2010. We've examined and dealt with all of the issues of lost/different functionality successfully with the exception of how to deal with the ...
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2answers
4k views

SharePoint 2010 and Caching, too aggressive?

I do a lot of testing with SharePoint 2010 across a few different browsers, regardless of which one I use (IE7, IE8 or FireFox) eventually I run into a problem where a page does not load or behaves ...
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3answers
4k views

Multiple values of RegistrationId attribute in CustomAction tag

I wonder is there any ability to set not only one but multiple values of RegistrationId in CustomAction tag. I have an elements.xml entry like this: <CustomAction ...
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3answers
368 views

Notifications from custom app page

I have a custom application page with a form and a submit button. After Submit is clicked some code behind is executed and the user is redirected to the fill-out form again. I would like to add a ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Why has sending emails from workflows stopped?

We have a SharePoint system installed. The customer has changed the email system. After that emails that are sent out in our code using SPMail, and as the user uses the system work OK. Mails that ...
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2answers
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SharePoint 2010 user profile updates permissions

I have a proof of concept that programmatically updates SharePoint 2010 user profile custom properties. To get this working I had to impersonate a user with domain administration permissions which ...

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