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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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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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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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ItemUpdating event receiver method yielding COMException in MOSS 2007

I implemented an event receiver and attached it to a MOSS 2007 document library. I overrode the synchronous itemUpdating method and perform some validation before letting the update operation proceed. ...
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Custom timer job email problem

We have a daily custom timer job that emails a newsletter. Recently newsletters have not been sent and the timer job status has been stuck on "initialized 0%" I have cleared the cache as described in ...
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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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Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
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SharePoint Upgrade from 2007 to 2013 via DB attach method

I am currently in the process of migrating a sharepoint site from 2007 to 2013 via a double hop database attach method. But i am attaching the content db to 2010 environment then it gives me the ...
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How may document libraries are recommended for a site?

I have a document imaging solution that will have a document library for each weekday for scanned in documents. I know that it is recommended not to exceed 2000 items in a document library. Is ...
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How to trouble shoot the SharePoint 2007 Farm Performance Issue?

Issue: It is taking more than 250ms to respond also sometime it throws DB connectivity Error, throws low memory alerts every now and then. Environment Details: In our SharePoint 2007 Farm, ...
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MOSS 2007 + ContentDB size ~500GB = Performance Issues

Have an old MOSS2007 "mammonth" on SQL 2008, which have performance issues. IIS often crashes and gives "Unknown error". It is a two-tier Farm with Database on one server and WFE+App.Server on the ...
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Using SELECT * in FullTextSqlQuery

I'm writing a FullTextSqlQuery and would like to return all available columns in the result set. When I specify the columns, e.g. SELECT Title FROM scope() WHERE ("scope" = 'All Sites'), the query ...
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How to not use SharePoint master page

Is it possible not to attach any Master page to your aspx file(s) inside SharePoint Designer 2007?
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MOSS 2007 + Visual Studio 2008 : How to I deploy a Visual Studio 2008 Web Application to SharePoint Server 2007

Q1. How to I deploy a Visual Studio 2008 Web Application to SharePoint Server 2007? I notice that there is not much materials on such deployment except for one which mention Visual Studio 2005 (not ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp file ...
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GetFile('URL to layout') returns: The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)

I have made a few HTML files which I intend to use as either email templates or schemas. When I run this code: var t = "Not found!"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(() => { ...
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List permissions for different groups

I have created a custom list (custom list def / content type /custom field). For this list I have 3 user groups. For each of the user groups I have different requirements: Group 1 : can only see ...
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How to copy surveys from Sharepoint 2007 to 2010?

We are just preparing to roll out Sharepoint 2010. Is it possible to copy the handfull of surveys we have on SP 2007 to the new server? If so, how can I do it?
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How can you add a script reference to a page from a custom webpart?

I'm developing a custom webpart and I'd like to leverage jQuery for some of my client side functionality. I found a few articles that lay out the following technique for adding a script reference to ...
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SharePoint 2007 Antivirus Protection

What antivirus products have you used in SharePoint 2007 (WSS v3 and MOSS 2007) implementations? I've had quite a bit of experience with Forefront Security for SharePoint and its my default ...
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Nested Table in List

I want to create an application form which would allow the user to make multiple entries for the same set of columns (like a table) e.g. Name: XYZ Emp ID: nnnnnnnn "Shift Worked" "...
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Changing System Account of Central Admin on MOSS 2007

I've been trying to change the System Account used on my MOSS 2007 with Sharepoint 3.0 Central Admin. I've followed the instruction on this page as instructed but the Central Admin, when opened, still ...
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I've screwed something up in 2007, only in the backend apparently

When I try to "modify all site settings" I get the following error: The file '/_layouts/MasterPages/_controltemplates/Welcome.ascx' does not exist. at System.Web.UI.Util.CheckVirtualFileExists(...
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Collect data from user: custom email

Within my workflow I am using the 'Collect Data from user'. I want to send a custom email (by turning of alerts on the Task list) and using the Send Email action. My problem is I want to send a link ...
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uploading to sharepoint library using mapped network drive causes “Access Denied”

A user has "collaborate" permission on SharePoint Library; through the web UI the user can upload documents, but when using the Windows Explorer view or a mapped network drive led to Access Denied ...
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Developing a replacement “Alert Me”-function

I'm pretty new to sharepoint-development, so I thought I'd check real quick with the gurus in here. I've been given the task of building a replacement for the built-in Alert Me feature. The main ...
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properties.Cancel = true not firing in ItemAdded event

I developed a custom event receiver class that overrides the ItemAdded method after the list item is added I want to make some checks and based on a certain condition I want to delete the added item. ...
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SPListItem.Tasks always empty

I have a custom sharepoint (2007) list (named testlist) on which I attached a test workflow (built with sharepoint designer 2007 and named testwf), which only task defined in the 'Actions' section at '...
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Solution deploying 'succesfully', yet doesn't..

MOSS 2007 :) I am having problems deploying a webpart.. This webpart was successfully installed and deployed on a similar environment with no problems. However when trying to deploy it in its ...
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How to modify a Wiki Site Page layout

We are looking to see if we can leverage a WIKI to advertise sections of our governance plan to the end user community. Right now with a WIKI we get the option to add web parts to the bottom of the ...
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Javascript to: get username, lookup id in list, then update list item

I have a pretty complex task I need to perform in Sharepoint, but I'm a total beginner when it comes to JavaScript! Here's what I need to do: I have a list on my site that is basically a database of ...
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Search results disappearing for moved site collections

In line with Microsoft's recommendation to keep content databases on SharePoint 2007 under 100Gb, we often move site collections to different content databases to balance the load. However, we have ...
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Is it possible to migrate a SharePoint implementation from an older to newer machine?

We have a test server that is old and is not enough to put into production. Also, something happened to the Shared Services in our Administrative Services and does not allow certain things that ...
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Add existing list as a lookup column in User Profiles

I'd like to extend my user profile properties in my SSP by adding a new property which would render as a dropdownlist via a lookup column. Is it possible to reference a sharepoint list using a ...
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Calculated Column [Today] work around?

Ive been doing alot of reading into getting [Today] to work within a calculated column but im starting to wonder if theres a better solution staring me in the face Basically we have an asset register ...
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What do you use for your internal documentation?

I've been tasked with creating an internal documentation system that lives within SharePoint. I've considered a wiki for this however the Wiki Library on MOSS is limited to the point of being unusable ...
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Access denied when adding web application features programmatically

My goal is to programmatically activate a Web Application scoped feature. I'm running this code from a feature receiver of a Web scoped feature. I'm logged in as a Farm Administrator. My app pool ...
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Use a single content database on two web applications

Can we use a single content database on two web applications in SharePoint 2007? I created a new application and a site collection. I want to use my old (existing) content database on the new web ...
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Filtering in Linked Sources using the QueryString as paramters in CAML(Select Command) and not XSLT filtering

Did anybody tried Filtering Linked Data Sources using the QueryString as paramters in CAML (Select Command) and not XSLT filters AggregateDataSource with Parameter <DataSources><...
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where are all Web/Site template( Not Site Definitions) kept on hard drive

I know all site definitions are being kept at 12hive/Template/SiteTemplates.... but where are all web templates kept on hard disk that I see in Site Template Gallery.. its some how related to this ...
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C# save/submit to sharepoint from infopath [closed]

I have tried this.Submit(), this.Save(), but neither seem to actually work. Is there a simple way of doing this? I have also tried using a submit button and then using custom rules for that, but still ...
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knowledge areas of SharePoint 2007 Developer & book that covers every single thing a developer needs to know

I am working on SharePoint 2007 for last 9 months by working on tasks given by management, everyday I come across new things or more like discover new things, can anyone recommend me a book that will ...
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How to copy files from a network share to SharePoint each day?

I have a need to copy files placed in a network location into a SharePoint document library each morning. I've tried to do this with a batch file that uses xcopy to copy from the shared drive, to ...
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How to detect the document has changed in a document library in SharePoint 2007

I have a SharePoint 2007 document library of Word and Excel documents with several approval workflows associated with it. My question is whether it is possible at all to know whether it was the list ...
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The type is not registered as safe “Custom Actions”

I am trying to create a custom actions using wsp builder, My folder structure is something like this, Now when I try to deploy solution nothing comes up however I get this error in my ULS log, ...
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Error when manually starting migrated 2007 workflows in SP 2013

We are using a tool (DocAve) to migrate our SP 2007 instance to 2013. We installed and configured workflow (WFM) manager on the 2013 server so we could make use of the new framework. We have done a ...
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how to Find Template Name that has been used while creating a new Site Collection

I have like tens of custom Site definitions, so when I try to create a new site collection I select a template name, let say "ABCD 2020 DEVELOPMENT ISSUE SOLVED" and create a new site based on this ...
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Reading from Text File in _layouts folder C#

I'm running into a problem while trying to read from a text file I have stored in my _layouts/myaspapp folder. I've tried everything I've been able to find on the web, but will always either get a ...
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Treating underscore as delimiter in SharePoint search results

What is the best way to treat an underscore "_" as a delimiter in a SharePoint 2007 environment (MOSS2007 Enterprise)? For example, if we have got files that are named PricingConditions_UK_2011.docx, ...