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Why do InfoPath browser forms with managed code behave differently in IE and Firefox?

Symptoms: You develop a browser-compatible InfoPath form with managed code for business logic. You use ContactSelector ActiveX control to look up and resolve users from the SharePoint site Users ...
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Disposal of SPWebs created using SPSite.OpenWeb()

After reading some answers/comments on Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs, I opened up Reflector to dig deeper into the SPSite and SPWeb classes. I ran into a surprise, ...
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Visual Studio Remote Debugger cannot connect to server - WebDAV MiniRedir reports PROPFIND not implemented

Symptoms: You have installed and run the Visual Studio Remote Debugger on your SharePoint server. You can debug the IIS worker process in the terminal session on the server. You cannot connect to ...
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What are the maintenance actions that can be done on a Sharepoint application to ensure optimum performance?

After deploying a Sharepoint application, what maintenance actions can be done to ensure optimal performance and avoid degradation of performance over time? I can think of the following: Schedule ...
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How to restrict a document library to a specific file type (extension)?

I have a SharePoint intranet site where I need to allow users to upload certain documents. These documents need to be only PDF files for example. What is the simplest way to restrict the document ...
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Will you use 2010 Foundation on a Client

Now that 2010 Foundation Server can run on a client I am curious how many people will primarily develop locally versus on a server (or VM). I like the idea of having the tools easily accessible, but ...
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How to use JavaScript and CSS in a web part?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ASP.Net. And I want to ...
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Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs

As there was a minor disagreement on whether SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs should be disposed, I thought it would be appropriate to post a new question and discuss it here. I ...
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Deploying web applications to a file share

what do you think about deploying the SharePoint IIS web sites to a Shared file location (\\Fileserver\WWWRoot\Application1 for example) in contrast with deploying a copy locally to each Web Front End ...
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2answers
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tab control webpart?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ASP.Net. I want to develop a WebPart, like a tab based control, ...
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4answers
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Index Server Recovery

Our staging environment (1xSQL, 2X WFE 1x indexer / application running MOSS 2007 SP1 with some hotfixes) went bad (vmware mayhem) and we lost our search indexer. No form of recovery is possible. ...
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1answer
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Adding e-commerce functionality to a MOSS site

Has anyone had any experience adding ecommerce functionality to a MOSS site? If so how did you go about it? It seems Commerce Server has some web parts that can be used but we can't afford the ...
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2answers
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SharePoint publishing portal v.s. collaboration portal

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I want to develop a portal application with login function (logged-in user could have more function to use on the ...
2
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1answer
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SMB administrative Shares (C$) not accessible on a server running SharePoint - WebDAV MiniRedir reports PROPFIND not implemented

Cross-posted from http://serverfault.com We have a SharePoint 2007 server (Windows 2003) for development which fails to provide access via SMB administrative shares like \server\c$. I can use ...
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2answers
682 views

Editing web.config file from a feature using linq

I have custom web.config functionality that uses Linq to merge elements into a web.config based on a template file. I would like to use this in a feature so I can get it to merge all web.configs in a ...
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1answer
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Site Variation limit in SP2010?

does anyone know if the limit on variations (50 labels) in SharePoint 2007 is the same in SP2010? have anyone worked with variations in SP2010 yet and have some knowledge to share? Anders Rask
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1answer
75 views

Add in files under config catalog in a Sharepoint 2007 solution

Is it posible to add files under the 12 folder in a wsp solution? I need to add a file under the 12/config folder.
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2answers
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Using SELECT * in FullTextSqlQuery

I'm writing a FullTextSqlQuery and would like to return all available columns in the result set. When I specify the columns, e.g. SELECT Title FROM scope() WHERE ("scope" = 'All Sites'), the query ...
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2answers
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Restrict search to one field in a content type?

How can I restrict the SharePoint search to only search against one field for a content type. I can create a scope for the content type but how do I go about restricting the search to just the one ...
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5answers
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for vs foreach when iterating over SPWebCollection

I was just wondering which of the two methods below is more popular, when it comes to iterating over a collection of SPWeb objects. for (int i = 0; i < SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs.Count; i++) { ...
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2answers
577 views

Search and Shared Service Provider (SSP)

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am new and learning Shared Service Provider (SSP), which is a new concept in SharePoint Server 2007. I am creating ...
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2answers
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What is a SharePoint Shared Service Provider?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am new and learning Shared Service Provider (SSP), which is a new concept in SharePoint Server 2007. I want to know ...
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7answers
2k views

SharePoint 2010 Release Candidate [closed]

Does anyone know of a release date for the Release Candidate of SharePoint 2010? I know the launch is scheduled for June 2010, so I am guessing an RC would be out in February/March 2010, but I have ...
3
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4answers
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Error while creating a new web application in MOSS 2007 in a stand alone server farm

I am getting following error while creating any new web application on the server: "An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action. The object SPWebApplication Name=SPsupport-17777 ...
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2answers
1k views

How to make a web part configurable?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I want to develop a WebPart ...
0
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1answer
386 views

Access to HOSTS file denied by search service

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I met with strange SharePoint internal error when click some links on a web site. I have tried to use SPTraceView ...
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2answers
246 views

Problem installing patterns & practices SharePoint Guidance

I'm having trouble setting up the Partner Portal. I got a System.NotImplementedException when I ran the setup script. Can someone shine some light on this? I am running VSeWSS using the local machine ...
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2answers
737 views

Helpdesk Template - See My Service Requests in My Site

I have set up the Helpdesk 'fantastic 40' template on our portal and can add service requests etc. I can also see that in the site's child pages I have access to a whole lot of web parts such as ...
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1answer
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Blogs, wikis and discussion forums in an internet publishing site

I have blogs, wikis and discussion forums module in my SharePoint publishing site. How can I use the SharePoint web parts for these modules? Should I activate the collaboration feature on this site? ...
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6answers
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Strange issue with SharePoint 2010 'Ribbon' Tabs

I am running SharePoint Server 2010 Beta on Windows Server 2008 R2 as a standalone installation. I have a wierd problem that only seems to occur on the team site template, sites based on other ...
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2answers
1k views

How to change SharePoint search page URL?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. By default, the search page is using results.aspx as the search result page. I ...
0
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2answers
965 views

List permission issue for anonymous users

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am creating a list with the default "Title" column -- Title (linked to item). ...
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3answers
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Location of SharePoint error log

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I want to know how to find error logs when I met with something wrong? For example, when I am using SharePoint ...
0
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1answer
668 views

Permission issue when editing a page using SharePoint Designer

I am using Search Server 2008 based on SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have tried the search function by using IE to access address ...
5
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6answers
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How to find the master page a site is using?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I have a root web site and some child sub-web site. I am using ...
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2answers
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Creating a User Profile section programmatically

I'm attempting to create a new user profile section programmatically but without success. The problem is with the Type property of the Property class. When I specify a value such as "section" for ...
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4answers
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Styling navigation in MOSS publishing sites

I am currently new to the Navigation control that is used for the top nav bar on MOSS publishing sites. The collection is using a top navigation bar that has a series of subsites listed as defined by ...
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1answer
380 views

Issue with layout once I enable Site Collection Publishing Feature

I currently have enabled the MOSS Enterprise publishing infrastructure feature on an existing site collection that was just a collaboration team site without publishing. When I enable, the ...
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2answers
825 views

ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode Explained?

Does anyone know exactly what ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode does? (Which char mappings, etc.?) M.
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4answers
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Common data between all pages?

We have several sub-sites under the root site. On every page, I'm trying to put my name on a WebPart as the contact information for the website. There should only be one place with my contact ...
0
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2answers
975 views

Error importing a data view web part

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am using SharePoint Designer 2007 to import a list to a web page by using ...
2
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3answers
6k views

How to change SharePoint web application port number?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I have created a web application for intranet zone. I want to know how to ...
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2answers
2k views

User permissions for Web application Vs Policy for Web application

The requirement is to deny the Sub-site Creations for the Site Administrators and allow it for Site collections Admnistrators Removing the "Create Sub Sites" from the "User permissions for Web ...
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3answers
785 views

Displaying videos in a Content Editor Web Part

I am looking for a MOSS 2007 client side solution that will allow me to surface video links from YouTube etc for the purpose of presenting the most recent training content for the audience. I am ...
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2answers
2k views

Hide list column name

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am using Insert Data View function from SharePoint Designer 2007 to ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Disabled “Filtered Parameter” drop-down in custom web part with connections

I'm writing a web part that needs to use connections for processing values relating to a business object called a "Program Entity". It is supposed to take in an ID provided by a connected web part, ...
0
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2answers
315 views

SharePoint page edit issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am using SharePoint Designer 2007 to design pages. When I open the ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Using multiple filters in a filter web part

I'm working on a filter web part inherited from another developer and it's the first time I've worked on them. It currently allows for a single filter and another filter needs to be added. Initial ...
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6answers
3k views

Safari/Mac/SharePoint Issues

I am testing a colleague's public facing SharePoint site. I am using Safari on a Mac. The site renders fine when I use IE and Firefox on Windows as well as Firefox on a Mac. However when I use ...
0
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1answer
224 views

How can you fix a site with duplicate (mirrored) document libraries? [closed]

I have a site with 2 document libraries that are identical. When I change one the other is updated. When I add a document to one it is added to the other. This site collection was created from a site ...

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