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An introduction to SharePoint 2010

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for a while and have this week been given a project of having a play around with SharePoint 2010 to see how it works basically, as we're looking to use it to ...
7
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3answers
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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
4
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1answer
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How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
0
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4answers
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SharePoint -access to path is denied

I am working in SharePoint 2010. My requirement is to create folder inside SharePoint layouts and create a file inside that folder. Also I need to access the file for a current logged in user. ...
45
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16answers
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CSS Files in _Layouts or Document Library?

There's been a lively conversation (such as it can be in 140 chars) lately about whether it is better to put CSS files on the disk in the _layouts folder or to store them in a Document Library in the ...
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10answers
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure ...
23
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4answers
11k views

Deleting all the items from a large list in SharePoint

What is the most efficient way to delete all the items of a large list in SharePoint? The code should take Query throttling limits into consideration.
33
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5answers
6k views

Support for URL rewriting?

Is there anything built into SharePoint 2010 that will handle this? If not, can anyone suggest where to start to implement something that will allow me to rewrite URLs so they are more SEO and user ...
8
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5answers
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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 ...
7
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1answer
23k views

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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4answers
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How to save variables per user session per page

I am using three webparts. Webpart A creates a value when the user clicks on the button in Webpart A. WebPart B uses this value to create a list with items the user can select. WebPart C uses both ...
7
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4answers
14k views

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 ...
6
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11answers
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Infopath change Publish Location

Working with Infopath 2010 here and SP 2010. I've created my form and published it while in DEV. Now, I want to publish it to the Prod Location. Here's the issue and to me, quite strange. I can't ...
5
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8answers
19k views

Getting a count of list items in a list via ECMAScript

I have a SharePoint 2010 web site with a master page that has a counter on it. I'm trying to update that counter using the ECMAScript. The code I have falls nicely into the success method - but I ...
4
votes
3answers
9k views

Download and delete documents using Powershell

I'm looking to build a Powershell script that does the following to all documents in a SharePoint 2010 document library: Downloads the document to a network file share Deletes the original document ...
3
votes
5answers
9k views

how to show HTML code in column?

how can i force sharepoint2007 (MOSS) to interpret HTML code instead of showing it? I have a column which calculates a yes or no (depending on other columns) within a HTML (i want to show images ...
9
votes
2answers
11k views

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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3answers
6k views

Redirect default.aspx or change default landing to page in _layouts folder?

Here's the issue. I have a custom landing page that's deployed to "_layouts/myfeaturename/home.aspx" The problem is, how do I map this as the default landing page? If you click on the top node in the ...
32
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12answers
8k views

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?
31
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6answers
17k views

How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed

I have a feature which deploying custom page layout. It's done by this code: <Module Name="MasterPageModule" Url ="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="MasterPageModule\defaultTemplate.aspx" ...
17
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1answer
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What is “feature stapling”?

I've seen the term "feature stapling" used around this site and some blogs. What exactly does this mean? My best guess is that it has something to do with dynamically activating features from other ...
8
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5answers
8k views

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 ...
12
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3answers
7k views

How do I find in which (sub)sites a WebPart/Feature is used?

I need to find out on which (sub)sites a certain webpart is used. In a data sharing environment with many subsites and pages, I want to check if and where certain (third party) webparts are used. Is ...
7
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5answers
22k views

How to make a filtered lookup field

I have a list of departments. This list will change over time adding new departments and "deactivating" others (because of structural changes). I would like to use this list as a look-up for other ...
5
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5answers
11k views

How does Membership show in Mysite - SharePoint 2010?

I am a member of site collection however membership tab does not show any information in my Mysite even after a week. I understood that SharePoint 2010 uses a timer job to collect the membership ...
7
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4answers
7k views

How do we activate auditing in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

We are trying to set up SharePoint auditing to audit reading of list items and are having problems finding how to turn it on. Is this supported in the Foundation version? If so how do we activate it? ...
8
votes
3answers
6k views

Hiding buttons of the Ribbon Bar

Is it possible to hide specific buttons of the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Bar based on the user's permission on publishing pages? For example, we need to hide the font dropdown and under the Insert tab, ...
6
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3answers
3k views

Configure SharePoint user for timer job

A farm administrator should allow access for a new user to the web, this user has never been added to any sharepoint groups before (He is a new employee, for example). This user should have ...
6
votes
9answers
13k views

incoming mail just sits in the drop folder

I want a document library to recieve email and store it so followed the steps outlined here: http://sharepointgeorge.com/2010/configuring-incoming-email-sharepoint-2010/ I seem to be a bit stuck. ...
5
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4answers
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How to set ListItem Lookup Field value

How do I set a ListItem's Lookup field using code? SPFile file = list.RootFolder.Files.Add(destUrl, iStream, true); SPListItem item = file.Item; item["DocumentID"] = DocID.ToString(); ...
37
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61answers
6k views

List of SharePoint development tools

What tools do you consider essential in your SharePoint development toolkit? One answer per tool please so the community can vote!
31
votes
9answers
14k views

How do I know if the page is in Edit Mode from JavaScript?

Is there a way to find out if a page is in Edit Mode from JavaScript? I know in on the server-side can be found using SPContext.Current.FormContext.FormMode but I can't find any means of doing it ...
14
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4answers
27k views

How to detect the edition of SharePoint 2010 installed?

In SharePoint 2007, we have a registry entry HKLM/Microsoft/OfficeServer/12.0/OfficeServerPremium=1 for enterprise edition and OfficeServerPremium=0 for standard edition. How can I determine which ...
45
votes
5answers
4k 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, ...
16
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7answers
4k views

Enhanced SharePoint discussion forum/Q&A

A client is considering SharePoint 2010 as an information platform on their local intranet (not connected to the internet). One of the main focus points is an advanced discussion forum, including a ...
7
votes
5answers
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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 ...
11
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3answers
6k views

AllowUnsafeUpdates vs SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

When is the best time to web.AllowUnsafeUpdates vs SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges? Specifically when dealing with updating an item in a list or updating the list itself. Is it safest to use ...
4
votes
2answers
6k views

Using Default List Forms for Edit & View

Is it possible to configure a SharePoint 2010 list to the default form for editing and viewing while displaying my custom InfoPath form only for new items?
7
votes
2answers
4k views

Definitive answer to sending emails to SP Group from Workflow

I understand that there are some issues when you use SharePoint group in To/CC field in "Send Email" activity in a workflow designed using SharePoint 2010. I searched on internet for solution and I ...
8
votes
3answers
8k views

SP.SOD how to use correctly?

SP.SOD is a nice feature of SharePoint, but how should I use it? For example, I use these lines of code ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function () { //code }, "custom.js"); If I understand ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

Newform.aspx in a dialog box

I have a button which redirect to newform.aspx . I want the newform.aspx to be opened in a dialog box . currently i cannot see this thing opening in a popup , hw to achieve this ?
3
votes
3answers
4k views

How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Making changes to existing infopath form

I am totally new to SharePoint. I just have a question regarding SharePoint.I have modified an existing infopath template and published it to a new library. I have a submit option in the template that ...
5
votes
1answer
8k views

How do I get a subsite to inherit the main masterpage?

I have a masterpage (copy of v4.master) and I added a link to a custom css. when I create a new site it does not pick up the correct master page. How do I fix this? thanks
5
votes
5answers
4k views

Refreshing custom developed web part

I've developed a custom web part that pulls data from a list. It will only retrieve items where a field called ShowItem is equal to 'Yes'. Once the data is loaded the end user has the ability to ...
5
votes
5answers
11k views

How to programmatically add a webpart to a page?

I have created a webpart, now I need to add that webpart programmatically into the EditForm.aspx page. Can anyone help me on this.
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Connection between 2 web parts

Im embeding two webparts in my sharepoint page using page viewer. One part is UI which takes input from user and on submit it shud be passed to other web part and it should get refreshed. can anyone ...
3
votes
3answers
5k views

Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010

I investigated one day, that I can't add some specific user to any group of some specific collection, I can add them directly to list/library/page only. For example "Xavier Xovi" can't be member of ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

how to check how many users are currently logged in sharepoint foundation 2010

how to check how many users are currently logged in Sharepoint foundation 2010
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1answer
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SharePoint 2010 - Change order of User Profile properties

I would like to know how to change the display order of the out of the box user profile properties using sharepoint object model ? I would like to move OOTB properties into my custom section.

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