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Questions tagged [2007]

for questions completely specific to SharePoint 2007 and **not past or future versions**

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Content query web part - include data from multiple lists

Is it possible to show data from two lists in CQWP? I am having this site setup. Department site -project site 1 -project site 2 -project site 3 - ... Every site is having a blog. I want to show the ...
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What is SharePoint all about?

I just want to get some solid understanding of Microsoft Office SharePoint. I am basically an ASP.NET developer but heard from people that if you take a project in SharePoint and think like a ...
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SharePoint 2007 datasheet view not working after install of Microsoft Office 2013

Data sheet view worked in MS Office 2010/IE8 but since I was upgraded to MS Office 2013/IE10 data sheet view does not work. I do not have a option to go back to MS Office 2010/IE8. SharePoint 2007 is ...
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Dynamically setting Default Value in ParameterBinding through Javascript

To make a long story short (too late), we have a dropdownlist that is populated through a list of items. We want to use this dropdownlist to filter the list in a data view web part. This works ...
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How to copy web part pages?

I have an aspx page with a half dozen web parts on it (Area1Estimates). I'd like to create a copy of this (Area2Estimates) and then just go in make some very minor changes to the parameters on the web ...
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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" Location="Microsoft.SharePoint....
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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(De)Commission SharePoint Database Servers

In our SharePoint Farm, We are running with 2 Database Servers and on which we have 20+ Databases.Now, due to some issues we would like to decommission the existing database servers and commission 2 ...
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When to use application pages (aspx) versus web parts?

I'm struggling with this question at the moment... Basically I'm pulling a set of data out of a DB table related to our LOB application, listing it, and then want to click through from this list to ...
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How do use RTE_ConvertTextAreaToRichEdit() function in a customized aspx page in SharePoint 2007

How do use RTE_ConvertTextAreaToRichEdit() function in a customized aspx page in SharePoint 2007? I tried using a Javascript cleditor together with SPServices but could not get my data inside the ...
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Customizing application.master

Whats the best way to customize application.master Master Page without going into the "Microsoft's Unsupported Environment" state?
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Installing MOSS in DMZ with no AD

We want to install 2 WFEs in a DMZ with no AD in a workgroup environment. These WFEs will only host deployed content for anonymous users. The Index/Central Admin server will be on the internal LAN ...
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Does Anyone Any freeware/open source PDF converter we can use with sharepoint 2007

We currently using Active PDF software in our farm, which converts documents into pdf and merge them using our K2 back end coding, however I am looking for something easier, well doesn't matter even ...
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Unable to load 'onetnative.dll': The specified module could not be found

This question arises as a result of this question, but I thought I would split it out into its own. Anything using SPUtility.GetGenericSetupPath() is returning null, e.g. SPUtility....
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What could cause DatePicker to render blank iframe?

I'm witnessing a strange behaviour of the DatePicker control which renders on some machines the expected table with '30 boxes' <IFRAME style="Z-INDEX: 101; POSITION: absolute; WIDTH: 155px;...
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What is the formula for calculated field to calculate the milliseconds of the field “Created” in SharePoint 2007

In SharePoint 2007 List, there is a field (or column) called "Created". It contain the date in which a item is created. I want to create any field, a calculated field, to help me calculate the ...
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Multi document printing from document library?

Is there any one have solution for print multiple documents from Document library? User has option to select multiple documents or single document or inside folder. I found commercial product "...
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How can resolve Error: “Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SPGridView” SharePoint 2010?

Following error comes when creating a WebPart In sharePoint 2010 Server. Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the user code wrapper's Execute method in the partial trust app domain: ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Users losing data in excel files

We have a SharePoint 2007 in our environment and our users are reporting that they will make changes to excel files and will go back the next day and the changes will be gone. This happens randomly ...
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How Can Can I Disable Verbose Logging?

I tried to disable verbose logging through Central Administration (SharePoint 2007) however it is not getting updated, still it is using Verbose, what would be the reason and how to fix this? Do I ...
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Custom workflow activity for SP 2007 appears in Designer's action picker but won't add

This is SharePoint 2007. I created a custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2008 (using this and a few other blogs as a reference). I deployed it properly, I think. I can go into SharePoint ...
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getting error while importing a site

I exported a site which have many sub sites, and then that sub sites have several sub sites, but getting following error if someone got any idea about it. [16/07/2012 13:47:20]: FatalError: ...
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How to approve/publish a couple of pages together in SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I find when I edit a couple of pages, I need to check-in/publish/submit for approval/approve one (...
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Page is checked out by another user. How can I force check-in or discard?

A page has been checked out by someone who I am not able to contact. I need to update the page but cannot check it out until the current check-out is finished. How can I force the current check-out ...
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How can I list all workflows and associations?

How can I list all workflows and associations? I can find the number through the workflows page in the site collection administration, but i need to find the associations of each... This is for MOSS ...
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Multiple workflows across a list versus one workflow iterating the list

I have a process that needs to be run across every element of a list, doing specific things (mostly sending emails) based on several different fields of that item. This operation will always be done ...
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Identify moss features from GUID

We are using a site definition and it has 3 feature dependencies that we are struggling to identify: <ActivationDependency FeatureId="7EDD3C9C-8AC6-4ab5-A209-30B5DC422464" /> <...
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Using SPContext.Current to get public URL of the current zone

I have a single content Web application in the Default zone of my MOSS 2007 farm, which I then extended to the Extranet zone. The default zone web application uses Windows authentication and standard ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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Creating custom Actions within an Retention Policy

Does anyone know, either via the object model or through xml, if you can create custom actions for a retention policy, which is defined as part of an Information Management Policy? I know that you ...
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Menu Navigation in SharePoint 2010

I am in a process of gathering requirements of a portal based on multiple departments using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. I've noticed on some portals where there is a top bar and a tab called "...
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Unable to save changes in Datasheet View

We have a custom list that we are trying to edit in Datasheet view and are getting the following error when the next row is clicked: Another user has changed the structure of this list. All your ...
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Editing default.aspx when Site Actions dropdown is hidden

I have hidden the Site Actions dropdown for a default.aspx page using CSS. Is there a way I can edit this page, either by clicking around somewhere in /_layouts/viewlsts.aspx or some other back page ...
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how to check if a webpart already exists on a page or not

I am adding three webparts with different titles to a given page url, but I need to check if webpart is already on page or not, here is the code i am using atm to add webpart to the page. using (...
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Delete a WebPart from Web Part Gallery

I am trying to delete a Web Part from WebPart gallery but I don't see it there. The Web Part is available in the list when I try to add a Web Part in the page. This is the first time I am facing this ...
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How to export .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 Farm

I want to download/export all .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 farm in order to deploy them again on new environment. How can i export or download .wsp files? I don't want to extract .wsp ...
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How to update a SharePoint 2010 list via an InfoPath 2010 client form using code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for Sharepoint/...
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No Audience Targeting Option

I wrote a web part that pretty much just grabs info from an announcements list on one site, and redisplays it on another. Everything pretty much works fine except when I edit the web part, in the ...
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Allow users to view items in Document Library, but not open the files

I have the requirement to allow users to view the content of a document library, including browsing through folders, but not actually open the individual files. There doesn't appear to be a ...
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SharePoint DateTimeControl not doing post back when the time is changed, it does when we change date

I set SharePoint DateTimeControl's autopostback property to true, but postback only works when I change the date, it doesn't work when I change time. any ideas to make it postback when the time is ...
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Why can't I update an SPView query?

I'm trying to update a SPView query, it doesn't give any error but it also doesn't update the property (SPView.Query). In SPManager 2007 it works with the resulting query of that code. Can you spot ...
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Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm

Hi As I said in one of my previous question, I have got a virtual Machine Image (VMWARE) for MS server 2003 with MOSS 2007 setup. Where they changed both IP and host name. Following problems I face ...
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Custom workflow: Failed on Start (retrying)

I created a workflow project with WSPBuilder and everything worked fine. I then moved the workflow to our main project and added all needed references. However when I try to couple the workflow I ...
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Remove admin rights

My bosses would like a site that the management can access and no one else...including the administrator. How can I remove the administrator from full rights on a particular site?
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Original creation date of word document

I have a word document created in, say, July 10 2010. When i upload it to sharepoint (say August 5, 2010) its creation date vaalue in sharepoint will be in Aug 5, 2010, and i can't find any trace of ...
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Display Document Library Folder contents on a different Sharepoint 2007 Site

What I want to do seems incredibly simple, but I am getting nowhere quickly searching and reading about this. I need to list some policy documents on a Sharepoint page on our corporate intranet. ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based upon Smart ...
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Set the Document Template of a Document Library programmatically

I'm cross-posting this question from Stack Overflow. I am creating a Document Library from an event receiver. I would like to change the Document Library to a custom Word document. In the user ...
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Convert SPD Based site to use Features / Solutions

I've inherited the maintenance and development of a client's MOSS 2007 website. The website has been maintained via SharePoint Designer since it's launch. We do actually have copies of some feature ...
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Is there a way to only clear a specific item from the recycle bin?

I know I can empty the recycle bin for a site collection with the following: public static bool EmptyRecycleBin(string siteCollection) { try { using (...