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how to add URL link in a SharePoint list?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I am using List Web Part with Data Sheet view. I want to know how to make a column as a URL link (i....
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Write error on restore

I am moving a site from one url to another within the same site collection. Stsadm -o backup..... works great and says the operation completed successfully since the guid's of everything stay the ...
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How to remove a column of a list on SharePoint

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I have created a list with datasheet view on a page (I add the list by adding a Web Part -> then ...
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Adding new content type to existing libraries

A common issue with my customers is that they define a number of content types that should be available on a document library. That library is part of a custom site template and pretty soon we'll have ...
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How do I get the user profile from an e-mail address?

What is the best way to fetch the user profile from an e-mail address? I have a site collection in which I have to get a hold of a MOSS UserProfile object and I only have the users e-mail address. ...
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Should I use SharePoint Number column types to store monetary values?

In SharePoint I can create a list column of type 'Number'. I need to store monetary amounts and would like to be able to use this column type rather than having to create a new one. Are values of ...
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SharePoint page title issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. When I add a new web page, current location navigation bar under top global navigation bar displays ...
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Getting started with SharePoint 2010 for SharePoint 2007 Developers

Do you know some quick links that will help a SharePoint 2007 Developers to get started with SharePoint 2010. Let me start with the links I know. General Information on SharePoint 2010 Must watch ...
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Content deployment - synchronizing lists in two environments

I'm working on a project with a typical scenario where authors are maintaining content on internal network (let's call it InAuthoring) and uses "content deployment" feature to flush the content to ...
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SharePoint web page title alignment issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. When I add a new web page, the title will aligned on the left, any ideas to align the title in the ...
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How to add data sheet to a SharePoint web page?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I want to add Excel style data sheet to a web page, could anyone show me how? More details, For ...
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How to solve the “Your search cannot be completed because of a service error” error in Search Center?

I'm getting this following error only when performing a search through the search center. "Your search cannot be completed because of a service error. Try your search again or contact your ...
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Setting a value on Document Check In page

I have tried to use an Event Receiver with ItemAdding event to set the Title field of a Document, so that when a end user uploads a document and is presented with the Edit Item page where they are ...
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Restructuring a Very Large Document Library

Another question about the Very Large List I referenced in this question: http://sharepoint.stackexchange.comquestions/445/deleting-old-versions-in-a-document-library This Document Library has over ...
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Deleting Old Versions in a Document Library

I have a Very Large List (~5000 documents) which has been chugging along for about a year. It has had versioning turned on, with major versions, keeping 2 old versions. We're totally restructuring ...
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Bypass approval process of SharePoint page publishing process?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. When publish a page, I have to go through check-in/request for approval/approve process. Any ...
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How to approve/publish a couple of pages together in SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I find when I edit a couple of pages, I need to check-in/publish/submit for approval/approve one (...
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Adding custom XSLT libraries for use in the Search Core Results web part

Out-of-the-box, the Search Core Results web part only supports XSLT 1.0. The last thing I read from Chris Lovett on the MS XML team is that Microsoft don't have plans for XSLT 2.0. This makes the ...
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“Time machine” for Document libraries

Last week I got an interesting request from a customer: They would like to be able to see what a document library looked like at a given date. As far as I know this will require that the library 1) ...
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What WCF Binding is required for HTTPS in SharePoint

I currently have the following WCF Binding. The web service is being called from a SharePoint Application Page using AJAX.Net. Anonymous Access is turned off from within Central Administration. <...
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WSS V2 to v3 pages migrated as 0 size

Currently doing a migration project from v2 to v3 of WSS. Most of the sites migrate really well, however one site which has a lot of pages are behaving strangly when migrated. As it is wss they are ...
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Auto-adjust left navigation width in master page

I am editing the following master page which my current SharePoint site is using (I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008), http://www.mediafire.com/file/mmvj5ijgm3j/BlueBand.master ...
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Ghosting and unghosting in SharePoint 2010?

Is ghosting behaviour in SharePoint 2010 exactly the same as in SharePoint 2007?
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How to change the width of left navigation area

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with template publishing portal. I have grant anonymous access to all the site. I am using top global navigation ...
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Statistics and information about large SharePoint farms

I'm looking for information and statistics about large SharePoint farms. Who runs such a farm? How many users do they have? How many documents do they manage/store? What does the farm architecture ...
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Change logo issue in SharePoint

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with template publishing portal. I have grant anonymous access to all the site. I want to change site logo image,...
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“Document could not be checked out” permission problem?

I am facing problem with document check out in a SharePoint document library. This is the message I am getting: alt text http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/1575/libraryerror.jpg I'm using the out of ...
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Hide ContentTypes based on ListItem value

Users seems to have a hard time picking the right document template when the "New" list contains more then 50 items. As one of lists on the web contains a SPChoiceField it should be possible to limit ...
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Running code that creates a TimerJobDefinition outside of Central Admin

I have run into a problem several times now where I have developed a custom timer job, and I want my site collection administrators to manage the schedule of this job with a custom application page ...
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MOSS2007 PowerShell vs Console Application

I'm looking for a few examples of when you would be better off writing a PowerShell script vs writing a Console Application to perform some operations against the Object Model in a MOSS2007 or WSS 3.0 ...
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SharePoint SPWeb rename - Exception SPException - The security validation for this page is invalid

When attempting an SPWeb rename I receive the following SPException: Exception SPException - The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and ...
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SharePoint navigation design issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with template publishing portal. I have grant anonymous access to all the site. I want to design a two layered ...
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Browsing a SharePoint publishing page returns a 404 error message

I've changed the master page on a publish site collection. When I browsed back to the start site to check the new master page the browser just returned a 404 error, telling me that the page could not ...
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How to disable sending of approval email in a publishing site?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with the publishing portal template. I have granted anonymous access to the entire site. When updating/checking-...
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How does SharePoint handle unreliable database connections?

Background We're experiencing network issues with connections to our SQL box unexpectedly being closed. These are occurring a few times a day. Errors are being logged by the SharePoint WFEs but users ...
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F5 and pinning content

We use an F5 web accelerator. Does anyone have a walkthru or reference on how to perform the pinning of CSS, JS and images files in the F5?
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Outgoing email and document publishing workflow

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with the publishing portal template. I have granted anonymous access to all the sites. I have set some users to ...
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Anonymous user permission issue in SharePoint Server

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with template publishing portal. I have grant anonymous access to all the site. My question is, if I create a ...
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Editing SharePoint home page for a publishing portal

I am using SharePoint 2007 Server x64 on Windows Server 2008 x64. I create a new SharePoint web application with a new site collection at the root of the web application. I select the template "...
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Migrated My Profile link still pointing to the old MOSS server

Migrated a MOSS content DB to a brand new farm. The My Sites also were on the same content DB. Then the SSP also was migrated over. However, the My Profile link is not binding to the restored My Sites ...
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Replace the Default Page in a SharePoint WebSite

I have been asked to programmatically do the following in a SharePoint 2007 team site collection: Create a website using the OOTB blank site template. (Please note, for project specific reasons, we ...
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Can we add a SharePoint server on Windows Server 2003 to a farm on Windows server 2008?

I have a SharePoint Farm setup on Windows Server 2008 (all 4 servers). Now I would like to add an existing server (Windows Server 2003) to the farm by minimal installation of SharePoint. Is this ...
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What OS will you use to develop on with SharePoint 2010?

Here are my thoughts: I will install WSS 4.0 on my Windows 7 laptop to mainly prototype things quickly in a meeting or design session. However, for real development work I will be using Windows ...
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Updating search scopes without waiting

When setting up a search scope, the UI says: Ready after next update (starts in XY minutes) Is there any way to make SharePoint 2007 process the search scope at my command?
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Unit testing web parts

I've read the articles from Andrew Woodward (21Apps) trying to get started with unit testing on WSS, but when I try something more advanced, like Webpart connections, I don't know how to start ...
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How to set up a SharePoint 2010 developer machine?

As the release date for the public beta of SharePoint 2010 is coming closer and closer, I'm wondering how to set up a developer machine for it. I've heard that for developing on SharePoint a 64 bit ...
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Setting display:none for empty web part zones

Does anyone know the JavaScript for setting display:none on an empty web part zone? I remember seeing it once on a publishing site but now can't find it. This is to avoid the padding and spacing a ...
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From where can I download SharePoint 2010?

Is there a CTP/Beta available? Do you have the link?
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Governance Key Points

What are the key points for consideration when starting to write a SharePoint governance plan? This is obviously a big topic and a place to start would be very helpful!
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What's the ultimate SharePoint 2010 development laptop?

We'll all want to be able to develop on our own 64 bit laptops and Windows 7 (at least I will). What is the ultimate rig? I've seen some folks buying the Dell Studio 13 XPS with an SSD (@bluedude, ...

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