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How to import a large number of files into SharePoint?

I have 500 GB in .pdf and .doc files on my file share and I want to put all of those into SharePoint. What is the best way to do it? I have a database size of 250 GB. I also want to be able to search ...
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ASP.NET User Control in SharePoint WebPart

I want to use the Visual Studio designer to make controls for my WebPart... I've been pointed to two approaches that seem ok. First, SmartParts... which I'll look into later. Second was to create an ...
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Content editor web part “Cannot retrieve properties at this time” and “Cannot save your changes”

I have an issue with the Content Editor Web Part. Whenever I edit the content I get the following error message: "Cannot retrieve properties at this time." and then when I click OK and proceed with ...
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Reducing amount of clicks to create Publishing Page in SharePoint 2007

I have a customer who is using the MOSS 2007 WCM Publishing Site. To create a page in this environment you need to: Select Site Settings | Create Page Fill in: Title page url select a page ...
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Embed MP4 and make not downoadable

I have the task to embed a mp4 video on our Sharepoint 2010 or 2007 Site. The video should play in IE9+ and Chrome. Also the video should not be downloadable by anyone. I know that there is no ...
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MOSS 2007 Workflow History not purging

Our SharePoint site is starting to experience performance issues. In troubleshooting I have found that the workflow history list for the site is not purging after 60 days like it should. As far as I ...
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Group By SharePoint 2007 List

I am using SharePoint 2007 and Share Point Designer. Please help, if I have a List, how it it possible to group by on the aspx page? For example I have a long list of dates: 12/1/2012 12/1/2012 12/1/...
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How to enable anonymous access to custom app page

I'm trying to make a custom application page which can be viewed by anonymous users. So far I've: Inherited the code behind from UnsecuredLayoutsPageBase Overriden AllowAnonymousAccess to always ...
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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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Opening a document in read-only mode using an external control

I have a .Net application that (amongst other things) provides a front end to a sharepoint document library. Users are able to open documents, and I use the Open Documents Control to do so (http://...
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Editing list item with custom field creates a new list item on current date and time

Based on How to add new field to custom list (See edit!) It is a different question relating to the above so thought I'd create a new question as the above was technically answered. But after adding ...
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Delayed Writes & Implications for Cross-Process Synchronization

Simple scenario: OWSTIMER creates a new SPListItem, populates it and calls .Update(). It then fires an HTTP request over to w3wp.exe (front-end app-pool) to invalidate an in-memory cache held there. ...
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Attach file button not showing in forms

I have a custom list (clicked together on the portal site, so no custom templates) in which attachments were disabled and afterwards re-enabled. The "Attach file" action menu item does however not re-...
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WCF service in SP2010

I want to use WCF service in SharePoint 2010 but have problem. First, in mapped Sp2010 folder(ISAPI) I created newfolder/myfile.svc and in that file I put a reference to my DLL: <%@ServiceHost ...
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Execution of code as Application Pool account

Here is what I'm currently trying to do - 1.Create a new instance of a timer job from a web part 2.Add a new site collection to the current web application again from a web part Each time the code ...
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Web application not creating in MOSS 2007

When I click on create new web application in central admin it's throwing below error. I created web application through STSADM command, It created web application but there are no files in IIS ...
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Does SPList.ItemCount equal SPList.Folders.Count plus SPList.Items.Count?

I'm trying to do some inventorying of SharePoint 2007 content and have been scratching my head over this for a while now. I understand from MSDN that SPList.ItemCount counts all folders and items ...
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Move different lists together in MOSS 2007

I'm currently trying to move two lists together, those two lists are created on different list templates, one is an Issue Tracking list and the other is a Custom List, is it possible to move them ...
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Win7 Office2010 SharePoint2007 Error Editing/Viewing Documents

SITUATION: We are having an issue with users editing files in MOSS 2007 using IE8. This is not impacting users that still use Windows XP and Office 2007 (IE7), but rolling back is not an option. The ...
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Define a new custom DelegateControl tag and ControlId?

I would like to add a new custom-defined DelegateControl to the bottom of my MasterPage so that I can install Google Remarketing markup to the bottom of all my pages with a Feature. I already have the ...
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Cannot get audiences to work with LdapRoleProvider

I have a publishing SharePoint site set up that allows self-provisioning accounts. I'm using ADMembershipProvider, along with the LdapRoleProvider. When user's create an account, they are ...
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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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Can I create a connected web part using Silverlight in SharePoint 2007?

Currently, I have a connected web part that consumes a SharePoint list and uses the data to add locations to a Google Map control. What I'd like to do is use the Bing Maps Silverlight control and use ...
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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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Limit view of a user to only their own items in list WITHOUT user permissions in SharePoint 2007

I'd like to be able to create a view for a list in which a user can see only those items that he/she creates. The caveat is that there are other parts of my site in which the user CAN view items that ...
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How to install SharePoint 2007 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine?

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Enterprise. How can I install SharePoint 2007 on my machine / which version should I used? I have tried SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise SP1, but the ...
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IS SharePoint 2007 compatible with SQL 2008 SP3?

IS SharePoint 2007 compatible with SQL 2008 SP3? I didnt find any know issues with this combination and or a support document which says it is compatible. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/...
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Compatiblity when using CSOM or SOM

If I want to develop an application in .Net using C# which will perform simple operations such as: Connect to a site using user/password Retrieve document libraries Upload file in document ...
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what does “ows” means and why people use it before name of a field

I seen at different places if a field has a name "LinkFilename" then while trying to get its value using CAML query or any other way, developers put it as "ows_LinkFilename", can someone explain it to ...
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SharePoint 2007 - 100% CPU usage

Our SharePoint 2007 server is using 100% cpu usage, we have a single farm setup with a 1 application server(central admin) and 1 database server. Inspecting the tasklist I can see there are 7 w3wp....
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How to give permissions to around 500 users to a page in SharePoint 2007?

I have created a page in SharePoint and that page should be visible to only few employees (around 500). What is the best way to achieve this without adding them manually to the permissions list?
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Evaluating dates in a DVWP

I'm trying to evaluate 2 dates in my DVWP, @StartDate (date and time field) and ddwrt:Today(). My expression looks like this: <xsl:when> <xsl:choose> <xsl:when test="ddwrt:...
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Developing a custom webpart to improve the page performance

I need a suggestion for a specific development requirement; it is just for a sub-site. The sub-site has a single list with 20 columns and 850+ items. Now, in the home page, I have to have there ...
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Setting up Quota for Subsites

I expect to have 1000+ subsites in a site-collection and would like to setup a quota for the subsites, is that possible in SharePoint 2007 & how ?
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What is the use of the search database and do we really need it?

The index will be kept on the Index Server, so why do we need a Search database and what is the point of it in SharePoint 2007? I would like to understand the basic concept of SharePoint Search. ...
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OWSTimer.exe suddenly disappeared

I am testing/debugging this Timer Job, while deploying my solution again and again using WSP Builder, I manage to hide OWSTimer.exe so now I cant find it to attach timer job to and debug my code, ...
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How can I export to file the User Information List for a site collection?

I would like to export the User Information List to a file including the ID of each user. It doesn't matter if the solution is in C#/PowerShell/SharePoint UI.
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Make all KPI Status Icons in diamond shape

KPIs in sharepoint by default have danger Kpi as Red diamonds, warning as yellow traingles and on track as green circles. Also we have flat, checkmarks, traffic lights status icons. What i want to do ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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How can I get the total number of sites in a site collection?

Is there any way to know the total number of sites in a site collection? Any tool to how the tree of sites with total number of sites or something similar?
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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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Warning of undisposed objects in Microsoft's own SharePoint code

I found many 8l1n warnings of undisposed objects in the SharePoint ULS logs. The interesting thing is that the entire stack trace does not show anything in my code. I am not sure what to look for in ...
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Deploy/bind event receivers to lists in single feature

I need to develop and deploy an event receiver (A) to a specific document library <1> and another event receiver (B) to another specific email-enabled document library <2>; both document ...
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Each Site I create I get 403 forbidden error

Everything was working perfectly and then one of my colleague made some changes and is on holidays now. any site I create I get forbidden 403 error not sure why tho. I looked at site permissions ...
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How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid in sharepoint 2007?

I want to develop a custom web part for SharePoint 2007. How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid? The grid view should be customizable, and should not adversely affect performance.
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Cannot send emails through SMTP using a Timer Job?

I'm trying to use Timer Jobs as part of a system to send out special periodic emails to users of our SharePoint site collections. The timer jobs work... except when it comes to actually sending the ...
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Sharepoint Blog and Articles

Can any body please give me link of good blog or site for sharepoint where daily added good article for sharepoint.
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Why is there no “13” hive in SharePoint Server?

I know it's not hugely technical, but did anyone ever get an answer to why there is no "13" hive in SharePoint. Does the old superstition still reign supreme? Or was there a Beta version somewhere ...
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SharePoint List / Library property bag

I'm working with sharepoint 2007 and i have a question, does a sharepoint library / list has something like property bag, where i could store some properties for the list? Like a SPWeb object. Or ...
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Deleting Sharepoint Sites taking too much time

I am trying to delete few sites that have loads of sub-sites but its taking way too much time, I tried to delete sites using "Content Structure" & tried to use this tool as well, Tool for ...