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Preupgrade check reveals webpart issues which are not installed on farm, how to identify the name, assembly of the referenced webparts

I have run a preupgrade check on a SP2007 database to identify issues prior to upgrading to SP2010. The report shows a lot of messages for missing webparts. The strange thing is that I cannot identify ...
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Web Service for SPSiteDataQuery

Is there a web service(WSDL) to access spsitedataquery functions?. I see web services for sitedata, lists, web and site but there is no spsitedata*query*. I am interested in getting the list of Lists ...
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Access Denied while setting Metadata Store Permission

Breaking my head with this issue for the past 2 days! Received Access Denied error in SPD so tried to set Meta Data permission and get the following error. I am one of the Admins for BSC service ...
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2answers
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Access Denied on Site Collection after Migrating to Claims

I'm running into an issue with some site collections in a SharePoint 2010 web application. After migrating to claims, there are a couple site collections that give Access Denied, even to users that ...
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874 views

SharePoint Organization Profiles

I noticed that SharePoint User Profile Service now includes a definition for Organization Profiles. I think this is a really interesting new feature, but I'm not sure how it is used inside of ...
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1answer
331 views

Event handler running and activated but not receiving

I have installed an event handler to catch ItemAdded and change the content type if the item is a folder. I have installed and deployed this solution using a WSP and have activated it, but it doesn't ...
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Does Sharepoint use the wWWHomePage attribute in AD?

I have been working with synchronizing users into Active Directory, from an external data source, and one of the attributes of interest is wWWHomePage, and the AD folk have noticed that many users ...
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Good tutorial for my first Custom Service Application in SharePoint 2010?

I found this one, but it has a step that says to "Select the “WCF Service” project template...", which wouldn't make sense for adding a New Item (at least that doesn't sound right to me). I'm curious ...
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2answers
952 views

Error activating feature

I have created a solution package for Sharepoint 2007 and have installed and deployed it on a development server. However, when I go to activate it through Site Features, I'm given a lovely page of ...
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How can I make a SharePoint open source project at home?

I have an idea for a small SharePoint solution that can be quite useful, and I'm thinking about writing it in my spare time. How can I do it? This is a relatively small project, which I don't ...
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1answer
951 views

Error deploying WSP package

Error: Cannot find this file specified in the manifest file: ChangeContentTypeEventHandler.dll I'm getting this error when attempting to deploy this solution to the Sharepoint environment. Here is ...
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3answers
206 views

Is there a tool that can let me manage MemberShip SqlProvider names/passwords in SharePoint?

Currently we have a SQL Provider setup to manage a SharePoint Site Collection via Forms Based Authentication. However I currently have no real tools to manage the users within. I'd like to get a ...
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2answers
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How do you create a multi-select people-picker field programatically in SP 2007?

I would like to create a people-picker user field where more than one user can be chosen. Currently, this is what I'm doing: SPField field = new SPField(contentType.Fields, "User", "Users"); ...
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1answer
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ListFieldIterator doesn't return value of Enterprise keywords

In my project I use ListFieldIterator control to allow users view and change meta data values. I can read values of ListFieldIterator fields with code like this: object value = fldIterator.Item["...
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1answer
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How do I modify themable corev4.css?

I've noticed that my main site uses styles/corev4.css while the subsites use various revisions of _layouts/1040/styles/Themable/corev4.css. I have to modify both. While I can access styles/corev4.css,...
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Sharepoint 2010: Custom “New Item” form - showing ribbon and binding events to ribbon buttons

We've created a custom New Item page for our list on our site in Sharepoint 2010 with this code: <asp:Content ID="Main" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <table id="...
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1answer
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character problem in webpart title after exporting a site

After i have creat a site collection (in french), i save it as a model, open it in Visual studio, change the scope of a feature, package it and deploy it on the farm and create a new site collection ...
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Document Library - show checked out date in UI

In a document library it is possible to show the "Checked Out To" field to determine who has a file checked out - is it possible to show when it was checked out so you can easily find 'Forgotten' ...
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2answers
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Webparts on Application Pages (_layouts)

Is it possible to have web parts on application pages. In other words having a web parts page in the _layouts catalog? Have tried inheriting from webpartpage, no errors but nothing happens when ...
6
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1answer
909 views

How can I set the relative path to a workbook in the Chart Web Part, and use it within a template?

We have a team site in our solution (SPS 2010 - Enterprise). On this site there's a list. For every new item in the list, it creates a new site from a template. Structure: team-website website 1 ...
0
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1answer
197 views

Sharepoint 2010 List Advanced Dialog Setting only works on first Lookup field

I have a list with 3 lookup fields. I've gone into advanced list settings and turned Dialogs off. When I click a link in first lookup field - the link works much like a standard a href. However when ...
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5answers
535 views

Unable to view list in quick launch

I created an empty sharepoint project. Then I added a new application page and in the page_load method of the page I wrote this code: protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { ...
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1answer
573 views

aggregate data source and pseudo join?

Is it possible to use the aggregatedatasource to show all "parents" and theirs "children" where at least one "children" is created by the current user ? To be more clear, imagine the following : ...
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2answers
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Stsadm restore issue

I try to restore Sharepoint 2007 site using STSAdm but the previous operation failed , I checked the event viewer and found the following information : Faulting application mssdmn.exe, version 12.0....
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3answers
2k views

Why do I get “The underlying connection was closed.” when I try to enter form credentials for a crawl rule?

When I'm setting up a crawl rule, I check 'Specify form credentials', wait a minute and then get an error message: An unexpected error was encountered while trying to connect to https://site.org/...
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2answers
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How and Where to create list programatically

I know this might be a silly question but here goes. I intend to create a list using C# code. I do know the code but the question is, where exactly should I write the code in Visual studio. I mean ...
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0answers
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Multiple Item Form only updates last row

I've created a multiple item form in SharePoint Designer 2007. However when I click save only the last row gets updated. I've simplified this down to just a primary key value and an input field yet ...
2
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1answer
471 views

Pull Infopath From Templates from Central Admin (2007)

I'm tying to move some Infopath form templates from one farm to another as part of a migration. In some cases, the orginal infopath template can't be found. Is there any way to pull the templates down ...
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4answers
2k views

Customizing the DataView Webpart paging style

I have configured a dataview webpart that refers the sharepoint list and would like to have a custom paging instead the OOB paging. The paging style should look like the below: Home 1 2 3 4 5 End ...
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1answer
740 views

using SharePoint survey list

I have question in the subject of list from type of survey. After I created a number of those lists 1. I want to use the results of the survey in order to use the next data, for instance: How many ...
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1answer
1k views

managed metadata navigation and anonymous access

I have a library with metadata navigation. When anonymous users go to a navigation link, the web browser gives the 403 forbidden error. The error disappears when I turn off metadata navigation. To ...
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1answer
776 views

branding problems in sharepoint2010

I am stuck in a situation where I do not understand the default behavior of SharePoint 2010 while using SPModalDialog. I am using codeplex starter.master for further customising and branding. I ...
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2answers
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Best way to package publishing content types

I'm currently planning on how to package my Publishing content types in a WSP to make deployment in production easier. I came a cross the following choices 1- create a feature receiver and ...
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2answers
3k views

Thread Abort Issue with SharePoint SPWeb.Properties.Update()

I have a custom web service that runs in SharePoint 2007 as well as SharePoint 2010. I am currently testing only in SharePoint 2010 in my dev environment. I have some code that does the following: ...
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4answers
960 views

Inconsistent user names in SharePoint

Using SharePoint 2010, some user names in the people pickes and User Information List are shown by John Smith. Others are companyDomain\jsmith. We would like to correct this for consistency. I have ...
5
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3answers
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Deleting a site content type in Sharepoint 2007

I'm trying to delete a custom content type that I've created, but I'm getting an error when I try to do so: The content type is in use. at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPContentTypeCollection.DeleteFromWeb(...
3
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3answers
4k views

Programatically add a content type to a document library

I have an event-handler feature that changes the content type of an item when it is added to a document library, however this will only work if the content type is allowed for that document library. ...
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1answer
586 views

Installing a file to the GAC through a Sharepoint 2007 WSP package

I'm creating a WSP package in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy my feature to the Sharepoint 2007 environment on a Windows 2003 Server box. Currently, the xml file that references the assembly containing ...
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1answer
401 views

Tree View of Related Items

Scenario We have a document library on our portal which contains word documents. Lets say the word documents can be grouped according to title, for example: Grouping 1 contains the titles: 1-1, 1-2,...
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5answers
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Uploading multiple documents into a library keeps the documents checked out and not visible to other users

When you upload multiple documents into a Document Library with versioning turned on, is it a SharePoint 2007 default to keep the documents checked out? For some reason, when multiple documents are ...
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3answers
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how to get the context of current document set in a custom web part placed on document set welcome page?

I want to create a web part to place on a document set web part. How would I get the context of the document set and the documents within the set from within the web part? thx
2
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1answer
471 views

MediaWiki-like Special Pages under SharePoint 2010 Wiki?

I watched this video and wondered what those "latest pages", "popular pages", and "request pages" links in the left-hand menu? Are these standard SharePoint 2010 Server Wiki Features like the "...
2
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1answer
4k views

How do I get my query results to display in my web part?

I'm working on my very first web part for SharePoint 2010 in Visual Studio 2010. Please keep that in mind as you continue reading. I'm trying to build a web part that runs a simple query against a ...
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1answer
322 views

Cross-Farm Social Features in SharePoint 2010?

We have two separate SP2010 Farms, Farm-A has a "TeamSite" web-application and "Mysite" is hosted on Farm-B. User Profile service is hosted on Farm-B and consumed in Farm-A. My Requirement is: ...
2
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2answers
678 views

Why am I receiving an error when trying to view a report in the report viewer webpart?

I am having trouble viewing reports in our company's SharePoint site using the report viewer webpart. Here are the version details: SSRS 2008, MOSS 2007, IE9, Win 7 32-bit. I can view the Sharepoint ...
2
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2answers
899 views

How do I hide a specific search extension from search?

Our client would like to hide .zip files from search. How do I go about doing this? The two options I see are to log into central admin and manage the search application, then to go to 'File Types' ...
8
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2answers
15k views

Is there a way to get column headers to wordwrap in SharePoint lists?

My column header needs to be quite long, but the content of the column is only a few pixels wide, so loads of white space and horizontal scrolling required to see the rest of the content. Any ideas?
2
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3answers
1k views

Sitemap control in SP 2010

Does SP have sitemap control (or web part or ...) which can be inserted (or turned ON) in some custom web? I would like that people have oportunity to navigate site with that and not just quick launch....
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1answer
234 views

Sharepoint 2010 deployment one way whats the best way to get external data back in

As sharepoint 2010 can not deploy back to the source what could be the best method of getting data back into the source site collection? eg lets say a webpart asks a user some questions, which needs ...
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2answers
772 views

Add/Remove user from group when user is / is not a member already

I am working with updating groups programmatically and have been wondering how SPGroup's react when you: a) Try to remove people that are not already a member - silently fail, throw exception, ?? b) ...

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