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What's the Official Guidance on Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7?

I would like to begin SharePoint 2010 development, and I'd prefer to do it on my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit desktop, or my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit laptop. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to ...
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2answers
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Programmatically add JS/CSS to pages

I've created a Visual Studio SharePoint 2010 solution with an ASCX that adds some JavaScript files and CSS to the head of each page; this is based on this article. When I deploy the solution, it adds ...
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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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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 ...
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9answers
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Event Receiver Firing for all Lists - even when ListUrl is set

I have two custom list definitions - List 1 and List 2, both with different ID's for the Type in the elements.xml. List 1 is called 'List1' and the other is called 'List 2', note that the second list ...
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How to split a Content Database within site

I have a very large content database & need to split it. Is it possible to split a content database within a site collection? or I need to create a new site collection?
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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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Facebook-like notifications when new item is added to certain list/library?

I was wondering if this is possible. The screenshot below somewhat illustrates what I'm searching for. I'd like to show a notification in a box whenever a new item has been added to a certain list or ...
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3answers
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How to get all items in a View using Client Object Model (JavaScript)

To get all the items in a List you use // Setup context & load web context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); web = context.get_web(); context.load(web); // Load task list this.List = ...
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5answers
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Sharepoint 2013 add css in a page layout

I'm trying to add my custom CSS file in my sharepoint 2013 page layout. I add it with the link tag or with CSSRegistration and when the page is rendered, the css does not appear in the source. Also I ...
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Statistics on sharepoint use worldwide? [closed]

Does anyone know if there are any statistics out there for how many companies use SharePoint world wide? I did a quick search but couldn't find anything....
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Best Practice to check if a user exist

Am I missing something here? There should be a method to check if a user exist, which doesn't throw an error if it doesn't. EnsureUser() is not applicable, because that method creates a new user if it ...
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3answers
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CssRegistration with $SPUrl doesn't work

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I have created master page file (as .html) and converted it to .master file. As I have read, I should only modify html file, because all changes will be also registered ...
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2answers
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What are all possible values for use with SPUrl?

So I've discovered: $SPUrl:~SiteCollection $SPUrl:~Site ~language (e.g. $SPUrl:~Site/yadda/~language/yadda or whatever) Where can I find a comprehensive listing of what's available for use with ...
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3answers
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Grab a specific property bag using ECMA script

I am trying to grab a key/value pair from a specific property bag but can't find any documentation or example code on how to grab a property bag. Currently I can only seem to grab allProperties. Here ...
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2answers
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Identify Current Authentication Method Being Used

I am working on a solution that needs to act slightly differently if the incoming request is NTLM vs. Kerberos vs. ADFS, etc. Does anyone have an example of how to determine the incoming ...
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2answers
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow lifecycle

I've build a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010 on a dev computer. Let's say it's in V1. Now I want to move the workflow to the production environment. What is the correct way to do that ? I've ...
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3answers
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Client Object Model equivalent of SPUtility.SendEmail in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to send an email after an action occurs in Silverlight WebPart I am designing. Is there a built-in class in the Client Object Model that can handle this, or will I have to build a ...
12
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1answer
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Custom Timer Job does not Execute

I have a custom timer job that loads items into a generic list. The timer job is not executing. The timer job is deployed and the feature is activated. I can see the Timer job in the Job Definitions ...
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2answers
2k views

Cannot add custom web part to page using the JS OM

I'm trying to add a custom web part (that is one I have written myself) using the new Javascipt OM available with SharePoint 2010. My solution is also running within the Sandbox. I have it working ...
12
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3answers
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Visual Studio 2012. Visual webpart's ascx.g.cs file empty after registering any control

I've discovered a problem when a Visual webpart's g.cs appears to be empty. I'm using Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 and a project for SharePoint 2010. The steps to reproduce the problem: in Visual ...
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3answers
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Should I dispose these SPSite and SPWeb objects?

Is it necessary to dispose the site and web objects in the following code? If so, how do I do this? Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Me.Load Dim site ...
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5answers
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SharePoint vs Confluence Wiki

I have been using SharePoint now for 3 years and I really like it and would really like all employees in our company to move over to SharePoint from our Confluence Wiki. I want them to have their ...
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4answers
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How to get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle ...
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2answers
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How can I use normal paging on a custom view?

I'm creating several lists (and their views) programmatically, based on custom list definition templates. When these views display more than 30 items, the following link is displayed: Whereas on ...
11
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9answers
39k 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?
11
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10answers
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Sharing data between multiple site collections

We currently have no central records for the addresses of our offices around the world in Sharepoint. Different teams maintain their own address lists, and a search for an address may return various ...
11
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3answers
14k views

How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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7answers
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How to query Sharepoint 2010 lists with sql?

I think it has to be a common task. We have some applications on sharepoint and we need to prepare reports with data from these applications. It would be great if we could use Reporting Services. We ...
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4answers
39k views

Minimum real world system requirements for SharePoint 2013

I've checked the SharePoint requirements here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx which are apparently the "minimum" requirements, but I've seen some blog posts claiming to have ...
11
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3answers
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Fastest way to delete all items with C# [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deleting all the items from a large list in SharePoint What is the fastest way to delete all items in a list programmatically? I do not want to remove list and re-create ...
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4answers
12k views

Restore-SPSite to the same content database

I ran Restore-SPSite on my server from a backup. I then deleted the site collection and did it again but got the following error: Restore-SPSite : The operation that you are attempting to perform ...
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2answers
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When to use SPItem vs SPListItem

I am confused on when to use SPItem vs SPListItem—specifically when grabbing items from a document library. What are the benefits of each and downsides of each.
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3answers
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Is there a way to see if an SPField was created by a user?

I have some code where I am going through all of the Fields that belong to a content type. I'm curious if there is a way to check to see if the SPField was created by a user or if it is a system ...
11
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3answers
455 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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4answers
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CAML Now Instead of Today - CAML Bug?

I have a CAML query, in which the <Where> node looks like: <Where> <Leq> <FieldRef Name='PublishedDate'/> <Value Type='DateTime'> <Today/> ...
11
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3answers
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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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5answers
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When should I Create a Subsite in SharePoint

Recently I got into a position where I need to see a trade off of creating a Subsite in SharePoint. I would like to know what are all the scenario that we need to create a new Sub Site and why ? ...
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2answers
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Reduce “noderunner.exe” impact

I have a SharePoint server that is relatively slow. When I look on the task manager, I can see that noderunner.exe is RAM consuming process. I saw that my Get-SPEnterpriseSearchService returns ...
11
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4answers
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Best way to Impersonate in SharePoint

So far, I am aware of below 3 ways of performing impersonation in a SharePoint web part or page : Using Win32 API [DllImport("advapi32.dll", SetLastError=true)] public static extern bool ...
11
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3answers
4k views

SharePoint project builds but will not package

I have a SharePoint project that references (and includes in its package) a non-SharePoint project. There is a class in my SharePoint project that references the non-SharePoint project, so has a ...
11
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3answers
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Ribbon gets hidden by default. How to fix that?

I have the following problem: the ribbon bar gets hidden by default for the users of a site collection, so they must enable it manually by using the "Show Ribbon" link on the site action menu. This ...
11
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1answer
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“Incoming e-mail settings” hidden from custom document library

Very simple set-up: Visual Studio --> Add New Item --> List Definition. Type: Document Library. Besides that - no changes. Deploy. Result: As you can see: No "configure incoming e-mail settings" ...
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2answers
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Backup Office 365 sharepoint site? (company.sharepoint.com)

Is it possible to synchronize or backup an Office 365 SharePoint site? The company I work for want to use Microsofts "cloud" SharePoint offering, but they wont go ahead if they can't back it up on ...
11
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1answer
4k views

Client Object Model Equivalent of SPSiteDataQuery?

I'm looking for an equivalent to the SPSiteDataQuery functionality in the Client Object Model (COM). The CamlQuery can be used with an instance of List to execute SPQuery level of aggregation, but is ...
11
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5answers
4k views

Can't install Sharepoint Foundation 2010 on Windows 7

I'd really like to prepare development environment for Sharepoint 2010. This is what I did: I installed Windows 7 x64 I installed VMWare Workstation Created a VM domain controller based on Windows ...
11
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2answers
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Best practice for developing a WebService in SharePoint?

I've followed the following steps to build a WebService in SharePoint: Created a new project using WSPBuilder. Added a 'WebService' (Add a new web service to the layouts folder) Do a WSBBuilder ...
11
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1answer
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How to develop a SharePoint Designer Workflow Action for use in SharePoint (2013) online

Over the past few years I have been developing custom workflow actions - for use in SharePoint Designer workflows - for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 (on-premise). See this example for the kind of ...
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4answers
8k views

How to automate entry of external column data in BCS?

I have a document library, Resumes, that has a large number of resumes in it. There is a regular column on that library, called EmployeeID, that is already populated. I have an external content type ...
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4answers
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Listing all checked out files

As a site administrator I have to list all checked out files in the site collection. Looking at the DB is looks like the tp_CheckoutUserId field in AllUserData might be a key to this query. Is it ...

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