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Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available

If I go to Term store Management "Site Settings Term Store Management Tool" I get the following error. The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available. The Application Pool ...
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What are the advantages of SharePoint 2010 over SharePoint 2007?

My current employer is thinking on migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010. What would be the extra features that will be available for them? I already know about the huge improvement of the UI
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Deactivate javascript-popup in IE6

i am totally new to Sharepoint 2010 and want to brand a Publishing-Site. Now, when i open the site in IE 6, a javascript alert pops up which says that one should upgrade to a newer browser. Can i ...
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How to search by content type?

How can you perform a search using content types. For example, I want to search for all documents having content type "ct1" and where the field "fld1" contains the word "finance"? Is this ...
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Can you open an Access 2007 database with Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

We have the new Sharepoint Foundation 2010 (the free version). I would like to add an Access database to the library and have the ability to open it in the Sharepoint site with Access 2007. After I ...
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Wiki Categories field disabled or greyed out?

I created a Enterprise wiki site in SharePoint 2010. The Wiki Categories field is greyed out or disabled. What is going on? thx
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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (i.e. DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The user'...
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Why is my custom publishing feature not activating?

I am using Windows 7 64 bit and doing quite a bit of local dev. Today, I went to create a publishing site or enterprise wiki and I get the following error message: Dependency feature with id ...
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Sharepoint Profile field mapped to AD field

I'm have the telephoneField on my Active Directory and it's mapped to a Sharepoint Profile field. It's reading the data from the AD just fine, the thing is that the user can change the phone number ...
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Sharepoint 2010 explorer view users see the default.aspx page and “m” folder

Sharepoint foundation 2010 explorer view users see the default.aspx page and "m" folder is there a way or a setting which can turn off those cause users are always curious and click on those all the ...
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How can I list the site collections under a given url path?

Given a path, e.g. http://sp2010/departments/, how can you get a list of site collections that are underneath it (which have been created through the central administration site)? Basically want to ...
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List item not being updated after edit

so I have a custom web part on both the DispForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx which, on page load gets a list of all the fields in a SharePoint list and loops through each field and sets its display ...
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Open document without any prompts

We have a page that aggregates data from a number of SP sites, the user can then click a button to open a bunch of documents relevant to them. At the moment I am using window.open() to open the ...
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Sharepoint Document Library with Item Content-Type?

Here is my problem: I wanted to use InfoPath forms, but due to complexity I have to switch to aspx forms. With Infopath Forms I could use a Forms Library, where the user is presented with <...
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SharePoint 2010: Problems with a connection provider web part which uses an UpdatePanel

I might be going about this in totally the wrong way but this is what I'm doing: I have 2 custom web parts: a company calendar and an appointment list. Both are visual webparts and both contain an ...
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Unable to activate solution in SharePoint 2010 site

I have created a simple solution (just a new content type for now) that works both on my development machine and test server. However, when I upload it the solution gallery on the live site, it just ...
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Accessing the content database directly

Is accessing a content database is not a 'best practice' or 'advisable' or it 'should' not be done as Microsoft can withdraw their support if it is done? I just want to know if it 'can' be done in the ...
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Web.Config Modification not removing

I'm using the code below to add and remove a web.config change when my solution is being installed and uninstalled. The addition is working perfectly, however, the removal (although updating the web....
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Create Floating Menu With jQuery in NewForm.aspx

Part 1. I'm attempting to add a floating DIV within a SharePoint form. The description within the DIV is critical for filling out the form correctly and must be viewable at all times. So, as the user ...
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List item created through SPD workflow does not start “when a new item created” workflow

For some reason my workflow (Workflow A) designed in SPD to start when a new item is created does not start when a new item is created in another SPD workflow using the "Create List Item" action. My ...
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Custom Site Column with DisplayPattern in SP2010

This was all trivial in 2007. In 2010 I can't get the AllItems.aspx view to use my DisplayPattern. This is the outline of my site column definition: <Field Type="Computed" Name="Test" ...
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Timer Job not running

I created a custom timer job and deployed it into my development farm. The job runs fine. The thins is that after I deployed it to the QA farm. The status of the job says succeeded in central admin, ...
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Override ClickTime javascript function for correct contentType links

I created a contentType in the calendar list and then I created a page with a week view for those contentType items. Now when someone clicks on a time slot to create a new item for the calendar it ...
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How to add expand/collapse chrome type for all web parts?

Is there a way to add your own customized chrome types to all WebParts? We need some DIV structure around the web parts to make a expand/collapse effect, so that a user can click on a "plus" icon and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 BDC: Connecting to Oracle an using assembly fails [closed]

I'm trying to make a BDC connection in Sharepoint 2010 to an Oracle Database using an assembly. When unit testing the assembly, it works perfectly, but when using it in the BDC, I get the following ...
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Target url of edit button

How can I change the target of my edit-button in a customlist-view?
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SP2010 Modal Dialog for Content Type “New” Form

When you create a new document set, you are presented with a modal dialog such as the following: I want to have this kind of "New Form" (modal) for my custom content type (with custom form). Now, I ...
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DataViewWebPart - Can We access the property bag value from the XSLT of DVWP

DataViewWebPart - Can We access the property bag value from the XSLT of DVWP?
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Join (Union) Two Columns in a Data View Web Part

I need to join two columns from the same list in a data view web part. Sample List: Player1 Player2 Points Jack Ben 5 Jack Tom 3 Tom 2 So the result from the data ...
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Why am I suddenly getting an unauthorized access error?

I've been a long time lurker but finally had to post this, I've got several site collections on my server. Each with their own port. We had a contractor come in and set up one of the site collections ...
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Where can the [%= %] dynamic token syntax be used?

I am looking at the old REPORTCENTER onet.xml file in SharePoint 2010's 14 hive (SharePoint Root). I noticed the following in this file: <Configuration ID="1" Name="Blank"> <...
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Get containing folder/list for SPFile item

I have an ItemAdded event receiver that is exporting files as they are added to a list. In my event receiver I want to find the containing folder of the item. This folder may be a SPFolder object or ...
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How to bulk update records in a SharePoint List with a lookup column (with type Person)

In SharePoint 2007 I have a List containing two columns: "Title" of type single line of text "Email" of type Person or Group Because I have to update a lot of records, I use export to Excel to ...
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Due Date of a task?

I have a list on "Research" ..Since many people are engaged in research work, there is continuous change of due date and 'Responsibility' field. I want a way whereby, Every time the value in ...
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How to: Adding icon/sign besides every returned search result?

How to create a web application level feature that displays a small icon/sign that is located besides every returned search results ? The Client wants a custom web part for MOSS 2007 and SP 2010, ...
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what event reciever to overide for document lib when changing filename

I have a custom list which I have written a SPItemEventReciever for and it works. But when I do the same for a document library it doesn't fire. Is there anything I have to do if it is a document ...
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Microsoft InfoPath [closed]

How to add data from sharepoint list to InfoPath form??
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Personalized web parts summary links

I would need to have a personalized summary links web part in a given page. So when a user logs into the site, he should see his own links as opposed to system wide links inside the links web part. ...
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Why won't new files deploy using a SharePoint 2010 WSP?

We have found a problem with our deployment to a production server that runs SharePoint 2010 Publishing Site Collection. We are deploying WSP packaged from Visual Studio to Sharepoint Management ...
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2010: Problem trying to install web part using power shell

I'm trying to deploy my first web part on 2010. I developed a web part using VS2008 and tested it on SP2007. I copied the CAB to the 2010 server and tried to use PowerShell to install it and got the ...
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Display the name of the user currently logged in?

Is there a way (without SP Designer) that I can display the name of the user that is currently logged in on my team's homepage?
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How to do site provisioning in VS 2010 and Sharepoint 2010

When developing for WSS 3 and 2007 Sharepoint, I used the siteprovisioning.cs file quite a bit. I am unable to locate that functionality in VS 2010 and Foundation 2010. Is it gone? Do you do it ...
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How do I pin my organization branch location on a map with no Internet available? [closed]

I have to pin my organization branch location on a map. I need a map because my server doesn't have an internet facility to get a map from Google or bing. How can i do this?
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Sharepoint 2007: best practice to put external database data onto web page

I have Sharepoint 2007 site and have to implement filter (comboboxes) for the list of employees stored in external database. I can develop web part with asp:DropDownList(s), data access library and ...
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How to hide menu options for users on Site Settings page?

What is the best way to hide menu options/links on the site settings page? In particular I want to hide SharePoint Designer Settings from end users so they do not see this option. There are others I ...
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first visit to site loads page twice

I create a new Site Collection within an existing SP Web Application. The new Site Collection is created as a child of an existing Site Collection (the Root Site Collection in the Web Application) ...
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ParentWebId: Troubleshooting SPSite/SPWeb leaks in WSS v3 and MOSS 2007

Following the guidance below (1) to ensure that the stack trace of the allocation of the SPRequest object is preserved in memory and added to the ULS logs, I'm seeing a steady stream of 8l1n (High) ...
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How to test content databases without triggering alerts and workflows in test environment

Let's consider the following: You want to restore and attach SP Content Database in the test farm to test for folllowing scenario(s): Scenario A - To test if SharePoint 2007 database can be upgraded ...
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Custom Form onchange event

What's the easiest way to bind an onchange-event to a control inside a custom-form of my custom list? Just writing it into is not possible. Changing the controls value should start some functions to ...
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How to configure two search boxes - one for people and one for content?

I would like to have two search boxes on my master page, one that would search for content and the other one that would search for people. I see the code in the master page that searches for content: ...

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