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Developing Visual Web Part with external list in ListView

Using VS 2010 i've created BCS model for external MS SQL source, deployed it with success, then created external list - it works perfect. Now my task is - create visual web part in VS2010 and place ...
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Best way to build out and configure multiple lists

So, once you have your SharePoint site all planned out, what is the generally accepted or best way to start building out and configure multiple lists, document libraries and content types? Using the ...
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List names on my Intranet homepage were changed to "Untitled[n]"

Suddenly, the name of various lists like Announcements, Suggestions etc. on my Homepage has changed to Untitled ‭[1]‬, Untitled ‭[2]‬ and so on... How could this happen? Please help!!
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Need SharePoint data related answer

How list/library data stored in SharePoint How/Where Document are saved in SharePoint Where configurations are saved in SharePoint
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How do you modify columns viewed in List item?

I know how to modify the columns displayed for a list, and for creating/editing an item, but how do you modify the columns that are displayed when you go 'into' an item. I have a Tasks list, and when ...
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How do you truncate the Description column in a List?

I have a Tasks List, and the text ends up in the Description field. The problem is that when I display the task, the Description field displays all the text. I'd like to just have 40 or 60 characters ...
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Webpart to display list of subsites?

I would have thought SharePoint 2010 still had a built-in webpart to display a list of subsites as I could in previous versions. I'm having great trouble finding it, though. How does one display a ...
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Best way to create a hierarchy of links

I'm new to SharePoint and I'm looking to create a hierarchy of links that I can access through the API. I've tried creating a Links List, grabbing it with the SpList object and looping over the items; ...
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How to enable custom ordering on a list?

I want to be able to create a list programmatically which allows end users to reorder the items in the list. There appear to be 2 steps to this. Firstly set the SPList.Ordered property to true - this ...
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Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
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How to determine the correct (case sensitive) URL for a SharePoint site

Problem: Creating a site column using the SharePoint API (Object Model) with incorrect case in the URL for the SPSite or SPWeb object will cause the new column to throw an exception if an attempt to ...
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List Rollup webpart

Does anyone have suggestions on how to go about merging multiple lists (with the same columns) within a site collection into a master list?
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Can't create a folder in a custom list

I'm trying to create folders in a set of custom lists I've created. However, when I try to do this, the New Folder button in the Ribbon is disabled. I read up on the matter; and this lead me to look ...
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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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SPDataSource and updatecommand in SharePoint 2010 [closed]

I'm able to use an SPDataSource to get read only data using the Select Command. But I have not been able to find a solution for adding data to a list using SPDataSource. How do I use the ...
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Update a list based on Input in another

I have a table of jobs which i have a column to let me know whether it has been fully invoiced or not. In another table I collect a list of all the invoices raised, when the final invoice is raised a ...
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Adding list forms in Visual Studio 2010

In SharePoint Desinger it is possible to add a new forms to a list (example CustomeEditForm.aspx). Is there some method of doing this in Visual Studio 2010 and how is that done? And is ther some blog ...
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How to update a list item from web service using a where clause?

I have a scenario where I need to update a list item, but I don't know the internal ID of the list item - hence the following won't work for me: batchElement.InnerXml = "<Method ID='1' Cmd='Update'...
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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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Logging emails in SharePoint list

We have a requirement on a project that the client would like to see all correspondence between them and their customers in a central location. We though of using a sharepoint list. What is then the ...
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Unique item in SharePoint list

Can I create a unique item in a SharePoint list to prevent duplication of entries, without deploying any app to the server? Also if it can be done through SharePoint Designer, how it can be done?? ...
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Sort By Descending upon lookup column

I have a lookup column in multiple lists that points to a list of dates. These dates go in ascending order, and since the list posts are sequential, the older dates start to become irrelavent, forcing ...
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Can a quick deploy job be used on a list?

We are currently developing a FAQ list, that will be used to fill a FAQ page. So the content of the page will be a query to the FAQ list and all the FAQs will be displayed on the spot. The question is,...
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How do I copy list item metadata (version history) from one list to another list using C#

When copying list items from one list to another list, how can I access and copy the item's version history?
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Check Item Level Permissions

I have a Discussion list. I have 3 classes of users: Owners Contributors Viewers The list is configured to allow Contributors Add/Edit/Delete permissions, however in the Advanced Settings for the ...
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Silverlight unhandled exception on AddGallery.aspx

I try to create a new list in SharePoint 2010 with AddGallery.aspx and the Silverlight app gives me An unhandled exception occurred in the Silverlight Application right when I click the "Create" ...
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web part for list

I can go to Edit > Add Web Part > Lists and Libraries > Pick a list "My Customer List" and wala it works. The first column in the "My Customer List" is the Customer ID "Customer_00N" or so forth. ...
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Defining using xml a content type, custom column and list instance in single feature

Is it possible to define a content type, a custom column, a list instance and associate the contenttype to the list using xml, all within the same feature or do they need to be seperated into seperate ...
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Adding HTML content from a list into a Web Part

I have a page which is created from a Page Layout. On the right side I need to have a Web Part which displays promotions e.g. html content. This html content comes from a list. Whenever I change the ...
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Deploying custom list best practices moss 2007

I need to create and deploy a custom list. Is there a best practice way to do this i.e. xml definition or in code? This feature may be redeployed many times as part of a continual integration ...
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Sublist choices change based on choice made in first list

I'm looking to see if something like this is possible - essentially using some jump logic. The request is to create a list using some of the standard columns, but also some custom ones. Where it's ...
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Content types and list forms

I've encountered the strangest problem. I've got two features: ContentTypes: contains a couple of custom fields and a content type (based on plain ol' 0x01) called Withdrawals that uses them. Scoped ...
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Why would a 'Choice' column become un-editable?

I have a MOSS 2007 site with a list which has several Choice columns. Two of the choice columns will not display the choices (Additional Column Settings...Type each choice on a separate line) so I ...
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How to get "Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?" functionality on a Non Issue Tracking or Task list?

I have created a Custom SharePoint list and I want to be able to add the ability to send an e-mail to the person who the list item is assigned to just like the Issue Tracking and Task lists do. How ...
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Unable to add selected webpart(s) [closed]

I've created a Custom List ('Tooltips') in SharePoint. After this I used SPSource to reverse engineer the list into a feature. After installing and activating this feature, I want to add this list in ...
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Accessing list data between web applications

I'd like to access data from a list in one web application in another web application. They are both in the same farm. For instance, web app 1 has a custom list and web app 2 has a CQWP that wants ...
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Only have the option to create Web Pages

I'm a new SharePoint user, getting my feet wet by learning the interface for WSS. I'm trying to edit an existing site by adding a links list. But I don't have the regular options. On the Home site (...
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List exists error when using stsadm -o import command

When using the stsadm -o import command I am getting an error relating to a list already existing, the import then seems to fail. Should it not handle this scenario of a list already existing on the ...
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Add description to the fields in newform.aspx and editform.aspx?

What's the best way to add a description to the fields? e.g. I have a field called Location and I want to put description below it about how to enter data for it. I know I can customize these forms ...
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Commonly Used Hidden Lists or Objects

What are few commonly used Hidden Lists and Objects that we should know of in Sharepoint?
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Accessing Workflow History List

Is there an easy way to access History list, than to type URL?
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Best practice for combining two lists

I know it's a common SharePoint problem. I want to accumulate two SharePoint lists on MOSS 2007. One is a calendar list and the second a custom list with a date column. I want both in another list. ...
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AddList method in Http Post

In a remote client, I'm trying to create a new list in a sharepoint site. Right now, I'm building a CAML string and sending it via http post to my sharepoint site. I've used this method to update list ...
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How to list all surveys using a web service?

I am trying to use the Lists.asmx service to gain access to surveys on a Sharepoint server. I would like to be able to list all of the surveys without showing all the other kinds of lists there. ...
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How do I make a easy print out (overview like excel) in SharePoint?

If we use action items for projects/meetings and we want to make an easy print overview, this seems to be impossible. Any ideas or suggestions?
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Can I use an "OnClick" command in list column?

I currently have an Access database with staff names and addresses and have set up a function whereby clicking on a map icon next to the staff member's name gives me a Google map showing the route ...
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Options available for different lists

Following on from my discovery that the Visio option is only available on machines that have Visio installed i found another oddity. I have two lists, one is just a regular "Tasks" and the other is a ...
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Remove column header on SharePoint 2007 list webpart in Team Site

I have a list on a Team Site-based (customised site definition) site collection. I want display its contents on the front page of the site in a web part with the list title and one field only in the ...
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Complex List Structure Options and Permissions

A customer has asked me to build a new commitment tracking system for them in Sharepoint. They have created a need for 3 types of commitments that we can just call TypeA, TypeB, and TypeC. There is ...
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Is it possible to show/hide links on the left action menu based on Group?

I want to hide links to Lists based on the Group from the user. Example: Trainer should see the links to list "A" and "B". Student should only see the link to List "A". Is this possible using ...