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SetCustomProperty within OnSaveChange

Saving Custom Field Type properties using SPField.SetCustomProperty within the IFieldEditor.OnSaveChange event does not seem to work, for reasons explained elsewhere. I've seen all kinds of bodges ...
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5answers
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Tasks Roll up across Farm, site collection

We have OOTB "task lists" in many sites used by the same set of users. We have a farm with "x" site collections and "x" sites with-in them without any changes to the default content type. We would ...
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2answers
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 give me HTTP 500 error

Hi I want to install sharepoint 2010 foundation on my Windows 7 machine for testing and development purposes. For that, I followed the exact steps described in MSDN under the title “ Setting Up the ...
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4answers
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Is there a recommended order in which to take the SharePoint 2010 exams?

Is there a preferred order in which to take the SharePoint exams? In which order did you take the exams? For example is it good to know the admin stuff before attempting the deployment parts of the ...
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Person.gif shown for all posters in threaded view of Discussion Board

I have one farm where all Discussion Board threaded views show the cartoonish Person.gif picture for all users. I know the users posting have pictures in their profile that show in the site collection ...
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4answers
877 views

SharePoint detailed errors are not shown

I have the following settings in my Web.Config <customErrors mode="Off" /> and CallStack="true" But still detailed errors are not shown (the default error message asking us to make the ...
5
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2answers
851 views

Web.Config changes to extended sites programatically

How can you add web.config changes to Extended sites programatically? SPWebConfigModification class does this for both the Main web application and extended web application. I want to do it only for ...
7
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4answers
313 views

Options for SharePoint 2010 developer training?

What are my options for solid, relevant and affordable training for SharePoint 2010 development? I am working with a relatively small budget and would also have to do this on my own time, so it would ...
2
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2answers
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Managing Sharepoint 2010 Farm service accounts?

We are using a single Farm account in our sharepoint 2010, would like to manage the service applications and web applications with the proper service accounts. What would be the best and reliable way ...
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4answers
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SharePoint 2010 CSS Reference

For SharePoint 2007, Heather Solomon made a reference chart for all CSS elements used by SharePoint 2007 so that they could be overridden when branding a SharePoint 2010 site. Does any such reference ...
3
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1answer
740 views

End user site backup

Now that SharePoint Designer 2010 does not allow end users to make backups of their sites, are there any other options for an end user or site collection administrator to backup or migrate a ...
3
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3answers
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Do multiple Cumulative Updates need to be applied to a single server?

When installing a cumulative update (or Service Pack) for SharePoint 2010 with Project Server 2010, do I need to install the SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint Server, and Project Server cumulative ...
11
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6answers
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How can I force SharePoint 2010 to open PDF's in the browser?

In SharePoint 2007, clicking on a PDF in a document library would open it within the browser. In SharePoint 2010, doing the same asks me to save the PDF. How can I force SharePoint 2010 to just open ...
7
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2answers
699 views

PDF's in SharePoint 2010

With SharePoint 2010, how can you make sure that PDF's are indexed and that they do not have a generic icon?
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12answers
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Are SharePoint certifications worthwhile?

There are several different certifications available for SharePoint 2010. For IT Pros: Exam 70-667 TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring Exam 70-668 Pro: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, ...
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2answers
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What permission level do I need to manage shared service providers?

I want to turn on the search in my local development MOSS 2007 install. I have an account on the local computer I am in the Farm Administrators group I can log into Central Admin and see many of ...
3
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1answer
466 views

Best way to implement content type specific search?

I am planning on rolling my own web part where users can select a content type and it will generate search fields based on the columns. Am I right to write my own or is there a better way to do this ...
4
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2answers
6k views

Browsing to a local image and uploading to a list

I am attempting to build a classified ad list for internal use. I want an image upload column that allows users to browse to a local file instead of having to paste a URL, and then I need to display ...
5
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4answers
8k views

SharePoint 2010 site collection quota

In SharePoint 2007, there was a useful tool underneath Site Collection Administration called “Storage space allocation” that led to storman.aspx underneath http://servername/_layouts/storman.aspx. ...
11
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3answers
481 views

SharePoint database maintenance for the non-DBA

Question ported from Serverfault as it is specific to database maintenance for SharePoint administrators: For SharePoint administrators, SQL Server is often a black box that is installed as a ...
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13answers
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List of tools for reading ULS logs

I just spent a fair amount of time troubleshooting an issue that required me to look in the ULS logs for the root cause. What tools are recommended for searching/filtering/reading ULS logs?
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2answers
1k views

XML view on SharePoint 2010

I exported the XML file of the metadata of a GIS database. I want to view this data on SharePoint 2010. I don't want to see the code, I want to actually see the way it looks in ArcCatalog. How can I ...
2
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4answers
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What causes “The e-mail message cannot be sent.” error when using a retention policy to start a workflow?

The following error appears in the Workflow History when using a Retention policy to start a workflow based on the Approval workflow: The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the e-mail has a ...
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2answers
1k views

Inject dynamic javascript using MasterPage

We have to inject dynamic javascript (contains a encrypted var value) into all web pages. What is the best way to inject Dynamic Javascript using Master Page? Other Details: SharePoint 2010 STD ...
6
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2answers
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Performance Issues using SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated Mode [closed]

Does anyone have experience with the following issue? Are there any known workarounds? Official MS Statement: General overhead performance differences when you view reports in SharePoint integrated ...
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1answer
588 views

What are the new datasheet features in SharePoint 2010?

What are the new features with Datasheet functionality in SharePoint 2010 as compared to 2007? Areas of focus: Ability to control column width, Show/Hide, freeze header row? File operations from ...
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3answers
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Why is my transfer rate so slow when using “Open with Explorer”?

I'm logged in on my SharePoint 2010 server machine (running Windows Server 2008 R2) and using the "Open with Explorer" feature in a document library to copy another full directory from a separate ...
13
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5answers
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How do I hide the “Recently Modified” portion of the quick launch?

The "Recently Modified" section in the quick launch is not something I want my users to see. How can I eliminate or hide it in a SharePoint 2010 installation?
2
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1answer
1k views

Powershell script to list LastContentModifiedDate

I'm a beginner to Powershell 1.0 and I'm looking to pull some information out of the Sharepoint 2007 farm as we start the upgrade to 2010 planning. This is what I'm wanting to do, but having some ...
4
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2answers
2k views

SharePoint 2010 web membership through Active Directory group web-part to display user list

I'm building a SharePoint environment that will be composed of many departmental sub-sites. Each of these sub-sites will have membership defined through Active Directory groups. I need to display on ...
57
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5answers
5k views

Migrating a solution from 2007 to 2010

Let's say we have a well-established solution in Visual Studio 2008, using WSPBuilder to bundle it up into a package. It has a handful of features and a whole whack of assets to deploy (.webpart, ...
10
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1answer
2k views

Localizing the Content Query Web Part in XSL

Has anyone managed to get the locale ID for the context of an instance of a Content Query Web Part in XSL, without extending the class? DataViewWebParts have a Language parameter passed in, but CQWP ...
6
votes
1answer
307 views

Custom Activity Dependency Property Inheritance

I have created a couple of custom workflow activities for SharePoint 2007 and they are working. However, I find that my custom activities share a lot of properties/methods and so I have attempted to ...
7
votes
4answers
2k views

Can I get the source for the out-of-the-box web parts in SharePoint 2010?

I'd like to take an existing web part and add some functionality. Can this be done? I figured out how to download the dwp for the webpart but this does not appear to have any source code in it. ...
2
votes
3answers
417 views

Filter items with groups per user

I have a list of items where a field is a group of users. Is it possible to filter the list to that the person viewing the page will only see the items where he is a member of the users listed in the ...
3
votes
3answers
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How do I disable “Use my local drafts folder” by default?

When users open files to edit them on my SharePoint 2010 install I would like to force the dialog box that opens to uncheck the "Use my local drafts folder" box by default and prevent the user from ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Data View Web Part and Custom List Form show Attachments

I have found a few ways to add attachments to a Data View Web Part, but I can only get this to work when the SharePoint:AttachmentsField is not being used anywhere else on the page. Currently my ...
12
votes
9answers
44k views

How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
3
votes
1answer
5k views

How can I link from one location to another?

I have a directory of files and accidentally got two versions of the same document under different names, how can I create a symbolic link from one to the other, so that there is only one file, yet ...
7
votes
3answers
874 views

SharePoint alert Office 2010 email cuts off table

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we transferred to Office 2010, not ...
14
votes
2answers
1k views

Automatic updates on farm servers

I am having a hard time convincing the infrastructure team to turn off automatic updates on the SharePoint farm I have setup. It seems that regularly when automatic updates are applied, something ...
0
votes
2answers
420 views

Add ContentEditorWebPart to the list of Safe Controls

I need to add the ContentEditorWebPart in the list of SafeControls because of this. Unless there's a better way... The problem is, I don't want to add it manually, i want to do this automatically ...
0
votes
1answer
560 views

Converting CAML to SPQuery syntax

Following CAML Query is giving me all the events for the upcoming two weeks. Does anyone have an idea how to convert the part [Today+14Day(s)] correctly when using the SPQuery class syntax to use the ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Custom Alert Notification IAlertNotifyHandler Handler not firing

I'm trying to create a custom Alert Notification handler that implements IAlertNotifyHandler to intercept immediate alerts generated by changed to publishing pages. I've followed this guide, and also ...
0
votes
1answer
194 views

workflow “update item” help

I set up a workflow that let's a user create and populate a word document using an input form from a custom list. I followed Todd's blog post to achieve this: ...
3
votes
2answers
566 views

Creating Alert programmatically on GET request

I'm having problems creating an Alert for the current user programmatically for a GET request. No matter how I try to do it, it says updates are not allowed for GET requests. var spContext = ...
0
votes
1answer
490 views

How to implement the SharePoint “ShadowBox” feature in a web part?

I see this feature a lot in various pages, when you need to enter another level of information. It is basically a popup in the center that covers about 80% of the page and casts an opaque background ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Possibly to create a library on webpart install?

I'd like to create a library that my webpart uses to store documents. I would prefer to have this library only be visible through my webpart and by admins. Is this possible? If so, how would I go ...
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vote
4answers
136 views

sharepoint training

I've been developing with sharepoint for over a year now. any training out there that anyone would recommend to get to a more advanced level? thanks
33
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2answers
1k views

Is SPCache a farm-wide cache?

The MSDN documentation on the SPCache leaves very much to the imagination. But since it sounds interesting, I'm wondering whether it is a farm-wide cache. Does anyone know? Currently I'm caching ...

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