Questions tagged [2010]

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Add a background image to Site Page that stretches to fill the background

I am working in SharePoint 2010. I want to show a background image on the home page, that stretches to fill the entire content area. I have this in a Content Editor web part: <style> .bgimg { ...
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can access central administration but unable to access newly created site

I was able to install SP 2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit machine using this link I am now able to access the SharePoint Central Administration at port 24469. Something like: http://mymachinename:24469/...
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Bootstrap in HTML Web Part

I got HTML/CSS from our Designer to implement on a Sharepoint 2010 page. This page is using bootstrap. I implemented it with HTML Web Part and also tried to split the web page layout and work ...
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Workflow Error: Coercion Failed: Input cannot be null for this coercion

I have a workflow that is assigning a task based on a lookup value. This workflow runs successfully the first time then fails on subsequent attempts. Here's how the data looks: Look Up Title ...
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Can you show a list (ex calendar) from a subsite to the parent site in Sharepoint Foundation 2010

I have several departmental subsites that have calendars, or announcement webparts that I would like to roll-up to the parent site so the staff member that adds it to their site, doesn't have to ...
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I cannot create a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

I tried creating a list workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I click New Workflow, I could see Add new workflow to your list and I have entered the workflow name and clicked OK. It remains in the same ...
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SharePoint 2010 - disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0

I'm tasked to figure out how to disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0 on SharePoint 2010 farm. After some reading, I came to the following conclusions: It is safe to disable SSLv3 on SharePoint servers, It is ...
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How do I embed one SharePoint site page into another?

In SharePoint 2010, I would like to insert the content from a site page into a column on other site pages, so those pages have a common column. Think of it like an includes page on an HTML site. I ...
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“A problem occurred while connecting to the server” when opening documents from SP2010 in Office 2010 application

We have a strange issue that seems to appear after the weekend. It appears that when opening documents from our SharePoint 2010 environment (Excel, Word, etc) the end user no longer is able to 'check ...
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Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown

I'm on 2010 Sharepoint. some users get the error when they're logged in with "remember me" checked and being inactive for more than 2 days. we have the cookies set to expires after 2 days and it ...
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“Check Out” button not appearing in Excel 2010

One of my coworkers has this problem for some of the files stored in a document library. If he clicks on the link, from the document library, the dialog has these two options: "Read-only" and "Edit" - ...
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Manual refresh button for SP2010 Web Part

I'm a novice SharePoint user. I have been given a task to build a manual refresh button for a web part that displays certain fields from a list. The native refresh button is not a feasible option for ...
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Get additional column values from selected item in list view using Javascript\JQuery

I'm currently using JS (items[i].id;) to successfully get the id of selected items in a list view, however, I would like to pull column values from the selected row(s) like "Title" etc. if possible ...
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Error : Type is not registered as safe

I am creating a code behind file for the site page of sharepoint. The following page directive was used <%@ Assembly Name="Microsoft.SharePoint, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, ...
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Site creation can't continue because of a configuration issue with the parent site

I'm having problems to make my site creation work. I followed the guide at this blog, everything is setup as what described. If I go to personal site, i.e. http://my_host.com:80/my/myinc_sp_test, I ...
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Activate Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures workflows for a site collection?

All workflows are active except for Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures. Everything I've read says to go to Site Collection Features and activate Workflows. I've done this, but ...
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Provisioning did not succeed: Publishing Template

I have a rather strange scenario. I upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 and assumed my permissions will pull through correct, note that I am on AD, which didn't quite work the way I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Drop off library with approval before moving document?

I have a drop off library with some rules and when they are fulfilled the documents are moved to other libraries depending on what metadata was specified. I have a requirement where one group of ...
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How to set links to “Open in new tab” by default?

SharePoint is smart enough to recognize links when typed or pasted into a wiki page as it hyperlinks it automatically. Similarly, when inserting links a dialog appears with text to display and the ...
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Copy files between sites with version history (powershell, SP2010)

I can copy a file from one site to another using $SPFolder_Destination.Files.Add("Filename.ext", $SPFile_Source.OpenBinary(), $false) This does not preserve version history. I think I could ...
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How to create forms and reports using Access database and view the form in sharepoint 2010?

I need to create forms and reports using access database in sharepoint 2010. Require the steps to proceed.I have created the access db first. then i created,desgined the form using access 2010.Now i ...
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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: http://WebApplicationA....
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System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I'm working on a SharePoint server. It was SP2010+SQL2008 R2. I migrated it to SP2013 + SQL2012. Everything worked fine for days. I keep working on it. Then, I find that there is ONE webapp having ...
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exclusion crawl rule

I have a wiki consisting of an url like this: https://mycompany/wiki/pmwiki.php?n=pagename?action=edit I'm trying to exclude all the actions, so I created an exclusion: https://mycompany/wiki/pmwiki....
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Failure to install a required security patch to address CVE-2020-1147 - how to diagnose and install it

Our existing SharePoint admins left for another company and two persons who were doing desktop support are filling in for them so they are new at installing patches. I know it is odd, but that is a ...
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Retrieve SP-List data cross domain via SPServices?

I am trying to retrieve data from a SharePoint List hosted in a different server/domain. We are still running SP 2010 but about to migrate to 2013. I am not sure if jQuery.SPServices and CORS are the ...
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Event Receiver CancelWithRedirectUrl issue with multiple selected list items

I've got my event receiver (ItemDeleting) working almost exactly the way I'd like it to. Upon certain conditions in the ItemDeleting event, I am setting the status to CancelWithRedirectUrl and ...
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Export Infopath Form from SharePoint List

I have a List that uses an Infopath form. Is it possible to extract the actual Infopath xml document. The idea is I want to have a process where I extract the item as xml as dump it in a document ...
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Workflow to send 1 email for multiple items with the same value (dont want multiple emails)

Hi guys I have a SharePoint list, where a few fields in the list have the same value, Id like to have a workflow send an email to the creator, but I don't want multiple emails for every item that was ...
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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...
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Cannot be blank as rule in sharepoint designer and infopath

Is there a way inside workflow rules to make this rule: "if field A is not empty, then field B cannot be blank"?
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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Automatically add attachment to new list item

is there any way to automatically add an attachment stored on the SP server to the new list item? I enter the URL of the file and this file will be stored after adding an item in lists/list_name/...
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Grant Limited Access permission

so I wanted to add someone to a Sharepoint group (sublist) so I granted them permissions but instead of adding them to the group, I mistakenly granted them directly access to the root web as View Only....
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SharePoint Foundation [Unable to process the request in Excel Web App]

I am encountering below error msg whenever I try to open excel file (.xls, .xlsx) in SharePoint Foundation 2010 portal. Other Office files such as word, ppt opens correctly without any error but ...
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“No connectivity with the server” for files in only one content DB?

SharePoint 2010 / SQL Server 2008 R2 One of my users reported a problem opening files yesterday. Upon opening a file she would receive this string of error messages: Clicking "Retry Open" leads to: ...
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SharePoint 2010 Web Analytics Not Working and Values Come Up Empty With No Result

I tried hard to not have to post on the Forums but cannot seem to get this to work. I am trying to fix this service where may have never worked. I've reviewed the official guide http://technet....
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Set Style for Content Editor Web Part in Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have created a new page layout and added a web part zone. In this web part zone I have also added a content editor web part. When users go into edit mode on the page and add content to the CEWP, i ...
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How do you change the approval status back to Pending if an already approved document has been edited?

I have an approval workflow in a document library. It's manually started by the user because they may not want to start it everytime they edit a document. The workflow is as follows: If for UK ...
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Change column type from choice to lookup without data loss

I have a feature which contains lists definitions, content types and site columns. There is one site column of choice type with 10 options. I need to change type from choice to lookup and get that ...
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Security token username and password cannot be validated

we are having trouble in generating security token for anonymous login. We have two kinds of login: Usual username and password (Registered) Using the 2 user's info(Unregistered/Anonymous) We are ...
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Filter list with dynamic filter column

First of all, this requirement is not about the Search Functionality of SharePoint. I have a requirement wherein the user should be able to search a list. At first I used the text filter web part to ...
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Error Method “OpenBinaryStream” does not exist SharePoint file download using CSOM C#

we are using the below code to download a file from the SharePoint 2010 on-premise and from SharePoint online site. The code is working fine SharePoint online file and getting the error Method "...
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Error when trying to create site from site template

I have a strange issue when I try to create a site from site template. This is a custom site template which I've created. When I try to create a site based on this site template I receive this error: ...
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Powershell SharePoint 2010 capture Permissions of folders in library with Broken Inheritance

I am looking for some code to find all users or Ad Group who have some sort of permission in specific folder (with broken Permission) in a specific library of a team-site. With the following code I ...
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Not able to create site policy for closing a site collection (Team site)

I am trying to close the site collection using site policies. I activated the site policy feature and when I clicked on the Site Policies to create a new one, it gave me a generic error message Sorry,...
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Cannot activate SharePoint Publishing Feature

despite placing the following code in my onet.xml, the publishing feature is not activated. <Feature ID="A392DA98-270B-4e85-9769-04C0FDE267AA"> <!-- PublishingPrerequisites --> </...
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Sharepoint page not loading properly for some users

Most of the users (except my team) are not able to load our sharepoint site. They do have access but all the view is broken. This started 2 days back (without any change from my end) before which ...

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