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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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Why would a site admin or designer use a Web Part Page instead of a new sub-site/sub-site collection?

I am a site owner, and up until now, I have always created sub-sites instead of using basic pages or Web Part pages. I would like to understand what advantages Web Part Pages have over just adding a ...
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Event handler vs. event receiver

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms453149.aspx says To create the event handler 1. Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. 2. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Project. 3. In Project ...
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Where is Package menu item in Visual Studio 2012

I'm using visual studio 2012 for developing SharePoint 2010 solutions, back in vs2010 there was a menu item names "Package" so I can get the package without deploying it and I noticed it's disappeared ...
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SPSite - The Web application at <address> could not be found

I'm trying to use SP 2010 site from a web application and when I create a new instance of SPSite I get this error: The Web application at could not be found. Verify that you have typed the URL ...
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Show custom action in ribbon for only one list

Does anyone knows how to show a custom action in the ribbon for only one list? At this moment I've got multiple custom lists, but my button is added on all of them. I only want to show it on one ...
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Replace the Default Page in a SharePoint WebSite

I have been asked to programmatically do the following in a SharePoint 2007 team site collection: Create a website using the OOTB blank site template. (Please note, for project specific reasons, we ...
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What do the terms Farm, Site, Web, WebApplication refer to in the SharePoint API?

I'm sorry for dumb question but I am very new to Sharepoint 2010 and something is not clear to me. What do the terms Farm, Site, Web, and WebApplication mean? I pretty much understand Farm and Site, ...
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Does Sharepoint Differential backup put the site collection in read only mode?

Does Sharepoint Differential backup put the site collection in read only mode?
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SPWeb being closed when getting list by powershell. What's wrong?

When I run this little piece of powershell code: $w = Get-SPWeb http://localhost $l = $w.List["some list"] I get Unexpected error message to my Sharepoint ULS log Detected use of SPRequest for ...
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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 ...
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How to avoid caching issue when using custom JavaScript and CSS deployed under _layouts?

On our farm, I'm deploying some JavaScript and CSS files under the _layouts folder. I'm then referencing them, where it's required using a <SharePoint:ScriptLink> or a ...
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Best practice for deploying Site Columns and Content Type

What is the best practice for creating a site column or content type in SharePoint 2013? Is it still recommended to use farm solutions? I was hoping we could do something with the new app model, but ...
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Risk of conflict between jQuery document ready and _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames?

I recently read in the jQuery documentation that: The .ready() method is generally incompatible with the body onload attribute. If load must be used, either do not use .ready() or use jQuery's ...
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Why does the scrollbar for Chrome users hide sometimes?

We're building a SP2010 SP1 site. For users on Chrome, sometimes the scrollbar doesn't display. The user has to refresh 1-10 times until the scrollbar appears. Why does Chrome have trouble ...
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SharePoint 2010 custom 401 error page on authenticated site

I'm trying to create a custom 401 error page for my site. The setup is a SharePoint 2010 enterprise site with subwebs. The entire solution requires authentication (no anonymous access). I've tried ...
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Why doesn't clicking New Document save back to the document library?

I'm watching a course on SharePoint Foundation 2010 Fundamentals. In it a document library is created a couple of columns are added, then when New Document is selected from the ribbon, Office opens ...
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How do I determine a user's SharePoint group membership using the client object model?

I want to redirect users from a landing page to another page in SharePoint 2010, based on their group membership. I need to do this using JavaScript (ECMAScript) and not server side code.
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How to disable launch modal dialog in list definition schema.xml?

I have a sharepoint 2010 site template. The site template activates a feature that deploys several lists. Some lists need to open the new/edit/display forms in full page mode. Is there a way to ...
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Web scoped Timer Job

Could you help me understand the SharePoint timer job? The issue is simple. I should implement a page and put it to the layout folder (the page should be accessible from any web). This page should ...
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How do I deploy the new version of a webpart?

As stated here (and as i checked), to upload a new version of an installed webpart, uninstalling the assembly from the GAC and installing the new version would suffice. I've tried it and it worked. ...
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How can I display a message on a list item when within X days of a date?

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and I'd like to create a column in Task List that will display a message (not generate an email: just display a field text) such as "URGENT" or "Almost Due" when the date is ...
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SharePoint 2013 hide elements (in body area ) when ribbon is expanded / ribbon is in use

Is there a css class/id in SharePoint 2013 that hide elements when the ribbon is in use? I've got some elements that I don't want to show when the user's in edit mode! In the picture below you can ...
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Add “New document” button to home page

I have a fairly simple SharePoint subsite that has two elements: the home page a document library The document library has two content types associated with it. What I would like to do is add a ...
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2answers
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What permissions are needed to deploy a WSP to SharePoint 2010?

In an attempt to make sure that developers have the appropriate rights, I'm trying to find documentation on what rights are needed to deploy WSP files to SharePoint 2010 (via stsadm or otherwise). ...
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Why use SharePoint Custom Timer Jobs?

Am I wrong to think that Scheduled Windows Tasks running for example a console app can achieve everything that a SharePoint custom timer job can? This has been my experience so far. However, a C# ...
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Should i have the “Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application” role active on all servers in a large farm?

I've checked the resources at Microsoft TechNet, MSDN and Bing but I’m not aware of any information regarding the best practice about the configuration for the "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web ...
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External access - continually prompted for credentials

I have a client trying to access our hosted SP 2010 instance, an she can log in, but once she starts clicking, gets prompted to login again and again. She is accessing from the outside, not inside of ...
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Will an InfoPath 2007 form with managed code work on SharePoint 2010?

I have an existing InfoPath 2007 form containing managed code. The form is now published on SharePoint 2007. The form will be edited and created using the InfoPath 2007 client, so no Web Form in this ...
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SP 2010 & IE 10 - compatibility mode

IE10 is automatically installed on servers with every new update or on win 8 workstations and our users with rights do not read what is inside updates at all... 2010 SP2 is not ready yet and maybe ...
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How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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How to submit data from repeatable table in infopath form to a sharepoint list?

I have a infopath form created from a sharepoint list content type. In this form I need to add a repeatable table to send data to another sharepoint list. So when people submit this form the original ...
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Detecting browser and replacing web part?

I have a video I want to display on my SharePoint 2010 public facing site and at the moment I am using Silverlight, however, I would like to replace this with flash (youtube actually) if the users are ...
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Paging and sorting with BCS

I going to use the new exciting External Content Type feature to display a list of data from an external LOB system. The list is potentially long, so paging with filtering at the LOB system side is ...
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How to traverse SharePoint Library in Client Object Model?

I have SharePoint Library and i want to traverse all folder and sub folder of it using client object model. Can anybody have solution ?
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What is the difference between properties.OpenWeb() and properties.Web?

I am developing an event receiver, using the ItemUpdating event, and I noticed that the properties parameter has an "OpenWeb" method, with this description: Retrieves the Web site that is ...
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Using calculated field to retrieve substring of another field

Suppose I have a field that contain the following data: ========================== | Email Address | ========================== | Jack@wonderland.com | | Peter@nobodyland.com | | ...
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Making Document Libraries visible to some users and not others

I have several document libraries that I would like to list on the front page but make visible to certain users only. If I set it up this way: -UserLib1, user1 has read permissions -UserLib2, user2 ...
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Wizard Installer for a Webpart

I have a Webpart for a Sharepoint 2010, and I would like to create a "Wizard Installer" for this webpart, that a customer can install to his own Sharepoint Server. What is the easiest way to do it? ...
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How can I retrieve a list of all user names logged in to SharePoint?

How can I get all user names that are currently logged in to the system in SharePoint 2007?
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how do you say blank to sharepoint?

I want to create a view whereby it does not include any items which does not have the 'next review date' as blank, i.e. only includes items which have this field populated. How do I say blank to a ...
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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 ...
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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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“View exceeds list view threshold” even when it doesn't

I have a document library in SharePoint Foundation 2010 which contains over 10,000 items, arranged in folders such that no folder contains more than 2000 items. I've created a public view called ...
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1answer
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Is it necessary to call SPWeb.Update() after setting AllowUnsafeUpdates?

Amidst working on resolving this issue, there's something I was curious about, and something that I've been very inconsistent about in my code. If you enable SPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true, do you ...
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Different SPList.Items.Count & SPList.ItemCount

A list on my site gives 2 when I call myList.ItemCount. But myList.Items.Count gives me zero and I can't access the items stored in the list. AllItems.aspx show me the two missing items. Any ideas?
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM: Is it better to pass a Context object around or a Url?

In SharePoint 2013 CSOM is it better to pass a Context object around, or a Url to open a context? Which would be the best example: (Please consider there may be a lot of methods preforming tasks) ...
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Renaming a Page Library

What is the proper way of renaming a page library from a site collection that has a different regional setting? e.g. Dutch, changing Paginas to Pages. Swedish/Norwegian from Sider and Sidor to Pages, ...
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Books Recommended for Beginner SharePoint architect

I am a recent graduate and got a job as a junior SharePoint developer few months ago. For the last few months, I have been working on SharePoint development, e.g. webparts, .Net Forms, K2, Lists, ...
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How to do sharepoint people search via webservice?

I need to access search for people in SharePoint 2010 from a webservice. I have tried this querypacket: sb.Append("<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query'>"); ...

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