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SharePoint Foundation is the platform for all products in the SharePoint family. It contains all of the core functionality and architecture drawn on by the commercial versions of the package, but is free to download

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Color coding categories on a Sharepoint 2010 calendar

Was wondering if someone has experience coloring a calendar event based on the value of a category. I have seen guides to do this via Sharepoint Designer but would like a way to do this through the ...
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Domain Groups in SharePoint 2010

We have several domain groups that are not showing up in our SharePoint 2010 environment. The common thread seems to be that domain groups without an e-mail address assigned to the group are the ones ...
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Add Back Button to Survey List in SharePoint 2013

In Survey, people can respond all the questions sequentially within one page or Add branching logic to answer one by one like wizards. Please refer the Image After creating survey with ...
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How to track who have removed permissions of others in Sharepoint

In share-point permission settings(both in Document and Library level) is it possible to track who have removed the permissions of others.
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Search result is always the same independently of query

in a SP Foundation 2013 we are always getting same results independently of search query entered: results always include the same documents (approx. 300 in a total of thousands). All documents seem ...
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.find().filternode().each() v/s .find().each()

I came across a lot of articles and discussions by Marc D Anderson and Steve Workman regarding performance gains using .filternode(). I also read an article by Steve Workman I also tried to ...
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How can I validate against all special characters in the attachments file name?

By default SharePoint does not allow the following special characters to be present in attachment file names ~, #, %, & , *, {, }, \, :, <, >, ?, /, |, “ How can I validate that any ...
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difference between windows based authentication and form based authentication and claim based authentication in sharepoint

I am new to DotNet and Sharepoint and I want to understand difference between windows based authentication form based authentication claim based authentication Or if any of the above are identical.
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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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updating multivalues lookup column using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

I have a multi values lookup column. I'm trying to update another column on another list from a lookup column. So let say I have values in a lookup column like so: 1;#Open 2;#Close 3;#Closed I want ...
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Recreate OOTB Timer Job

Just accidentally deleted an out-of-the-box timer job in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the "Change Log" Timer Job, using PowerShell (SPJobDefinition.Delete()) in a farm with only one server. How can I ...
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Change page to use minimal.master?

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010. I edit mypage.aspx and change the first line from MasterPageFile="~masterurl/default.master" to MasterPageFile="~masterurl/minimal.master" to use a different master ...
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Problem with Visual web part

Good day! I have an event handler that, when you add a document to the library redirects the user to a web form with the parameters of the document. In the web form, it displays the current user in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 database move from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008, Alias question

I want move my Sharepoint 2010 foundation from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008. Now, from what I read the best practice is to use a SQL alias on the new server pointing to the old server after I attach all the ...
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Define XSLTListViewWebPart Custom DataSource

I'm currently working on a personal project which main goal is to create simple and customizable dashboards for everyday life. In order to avoid wrong way, I would like to know how to do to bind a ...
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How to change webpart custom property in sharepoint 2010 using javascript?

I want to change Custom Property of Webpart using javascript. Does anyone have any ideas on how to accomplish this?
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Opening Office documents from Sharepoint 2010 in Office 2016

Some users having an issue after the system upgrade, Please takes a look the scenario Opening Office documents from Sharepoint 2010 in Office 2016 User machine Configuration: Windows 10, Office 2016 ...
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Add document link to list item from a SharePoint workflow

I have a list workflow that creates a new document in a different library. This list has a column that will be used to save a URL with a link to the new document that will be created within the ...
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How to retrieve the deleted site collection back into the respective place in Sharepoint 2010

Unfortunately a site collection has been deleted from Central administrator. How to retrieve a that site collection in Sharepoint 2010.
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Find out which sharepoint server is using the databases

I've found one of my SQL servers has all the usual Sharepoint Search Server application databases but I can't figure out why they are on this particular SQL server. Is there a SQL query that I can ...
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Check calendars from Exchange to know when a person is out of office

Environment: Sharepoint Foundation 2010 I want to check calendars from an Exchange Server. It is to know when a person is out of office. This will be useful to transfer a workflow task automatically ...
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SharePoint Designer workflow action “Create Item” not working

I had done very simple operation in designer workflow using "Create Item" action to create the list item in my another list.But I am afraid to say that I find no luck it to be working Can any one help ...
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Broken version history after migrating to Sharepoint 2013

I had a WSS3.0 instaliation with forms based authentication, and I wish to migrate to SP2013. I have SP2010 and SP2013 servers, I've successfully detached content database from WSS 3.0, attached to ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Document Management

I have a company that needs a document management system. I have looked at SharePoint but it has far to many bells and whistles. The company wants something that doesn't have intranet portals, app ...
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Incorrect user name displaying on page [duplicate]

We just built a new SP 2013 farm. For some reason when I access the sites, I see I am sometimes logged in as one of our service accounts (sp_crawl). If I refresh the browser, it switches to my normal ...
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Is VS 2010 needed to build a SharePoint 2010 project in Powershell?

Can you build a SharePoint Project without Visual Studio 2010/2012 being installed on the machine you are trying build it on using PowerShell? I have a PowerShell script the is working great. It ...
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Migrating SharePoint Features from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I try to Migrate a SharePoint 2003 (WSS 3.0) to SharePoint 2010. I do it with the detach database method. After I run the test-spcontentdatabase to the restored contentdatabase. I get some errors ...
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Programmatically set homepage in Sharepoint Foundation

I need to set the homepage to default.aspx in my FeatureActivated event receiver. I tried rootWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage = "default.aspx"; rootWeb.RootFolder.Update(); but that doesn't seem to be ...
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Go to specific page in large list

I got a list that have about 200 items and growing. Is there a way to navigate to a specific page of that list? Something similar that are on forums all over. Or a dropdown? We are using Sharepoint ...
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Save webpart (html) as PDF file

I have a webpart that is specialized business calculator. Once the user puts in the details of the contract, they need to save the web part (in pdf format) as part of the contract documentation. I ...
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Automatically create HTML pages on adding an item in SP 2013 list

So I am very new to coding. Please bear with me. We have a SharePoint list wherein we store employee details. The task is to automatically create a new page with predefined UI -every time a new ...
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Send Email from CSOM

Is it possible to send an Email from an Autohosted Sharepoint 2013 app from CSOM code (C#) with an attachment? I have the following code: EmailProperties properties = new EmailProperties(); ...
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2013 - Can't edit the subsites Master Pages

Situation : On my SharePoint root site, I can modify without any problem my master pages. But from this root site, I've created few subsites. I would like to edit master pages from theses subsites in ...
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Unable to delete timer jobs

I have a few timer jobs which I cannot delete. Using Get-SPTimerJob I am able to find the jobs and the GUIDS, but when I try to delete them I receive the following error: PS C:\Windows\system32> $...
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What is the best practice to deploy the SharePoint site from test to production environment?

We are beginning to start a new SharePoint 2010 and 2013 development projects, soon developing new features, lists, workflows, customizations to the SharePoint site, customization to list forms and ...
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SharePoint 2010 throws an unexpected error when setting target audience

An unexpected error is thrown when a navigation item's target audience is created and/or modified. This is a new problem, as I have been using audience targeting for a while without any problem. I ...
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Error while crawling LOB contents

I have configured and run sample code taken from the MSDN website for a custom BCS indexing connector sample for Sharepoint 2013: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SharePoint-2013-MyFileConne-79d2ea26 ...
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Revert Sharepoint back to default install

I installed foundation on my machine a few months back and fooled around with branding and such. I am curious if there is a way to revert share point back to the default styles. Some of the things ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web analytics

So SharePoint 2013 has some changes to the way the web analytics works, it moves it into the search service from what I read but from there I'm confused. I've been doing lots of reading it sounds like ...
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Setting ContentEditorWebPart ContentLink property to absolute path

To avoid adding some static HTML to my custom masterpage, and allow the end-user to easily change it by just changing an HTML file instead of the masterpage, I'm trying to embed a static ...
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TFS 2012 Integration SharePoint 2013 Issue

Trying to do integration between TFS and SharePoint, but running into some issues. Followed instruction as this article, with a small difference, TFS 2012 is sitting on one server, SharePoint 2013 is ...
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Is there a list with all cookies that uses SharePoint 2010?

I have to create a list with all cookies that SharePoint 2010 uses. I can't find this information on Microsoft site neither on google. I only find documents about how to create or use cookies and how ...
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sharepoint user control

We are currently using outlook and exchange to reserve / book rooms and resources at our company. We set up a mail box for the resource and share the calendar so that others can use it. We are looking ...
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How to update title of Sharepoint web using REST in c#

I want to know how to update title of Sharepoint web using REST. I have used REST to view the title but not sure how to update the title. I can view the title by exploring http://urlofsite/_api/web/...
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Application DLL replaced sometimes in 14 Hives feature folder

I deploy Infopath forms using powershell script. After deployment, dlls of my deployed application appears in 14 hives/feature/guidfeaturefolder After some modifications when i deploy again the same ...
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How best to stream an SPFile stored in RBS

We use Remote Blob Storage (i.e. SQL FileStream) and SharePoint 2010 to store our files. We have a web service providing access to parts of SharePoint. One part of this web service includes serving ...
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making an SP.UI print dialog

I'm thinking of adding a print button to my list ribbon , the minute I click on this button a print dialog appears showing the list of the available printers on my computer. so this printdialog i was ...
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How I can block to change view in list SharePoint Foundation

How I can block change view in ShrePoint list?Even when I add user Read Only permission to some list, person be able to change view in this list. I want to block change view but I don't know how. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Custom Claims and People Picker Issue: User not found or not unique

I am trying to solve the following problem. We have a web app with multiple authentication methods (Windows, Forms and ADFS). With the usual ADFS deployment the People Picker will not resolve the ...
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Show Author.name in custom XSL for blog post

I've been attempting to modify the XSLT on the blog posts to show the authors photo. I've managed to get the photo showing by changing the 'Created By' column to the value "Person (with picture)" and ...