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Hiding content from authenticated users?

I have content that I only wish to display to anonymous users. Once the user has logged in, I would like to hide it. Is "Audience Targeting" the right way to do this, and if so, it seems I can only ...
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How to setup a database on custom module installation (or feature activation)?

I've developed a custom module on SharePoint which uses a different database from the SharePoint database. How should I setup this database? Should I show a database configuration form when you first ...
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How to update multiple ListItems with a “Where Clause” using SPServices?

I've searched the jQuery SPServices code examples and MSDN references for an simple example how to update several ListItems using a Where-Clause. Code for updating a single ListItem with ID = 500, ...
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Editing SharePoint Application templates (fantastic 40) in an existing Collaboration Portal

Is there a way to edit the logic for the (fantastic 40) SharePoint templates in an existing Intranet that uses the publishing/collaboration template? I already have an intranet built and wanted to ...
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Get current list/library from http handler

I’m trying to write a Http Handler to generate rss xml (based on the CKS code). I want to be able to get the list/library that the end point of the url is referring to. For example if my Url is: ...
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How to graphically edit pages like AllItems.aspx (extracted using SPSource) in a WSPBuilder solution?

I've followed the 'SPSource_Starter_Guide_WSPBuilder.docx' tutorial and everything was correct. But I've a question : once you've extracted the aspx pages + schema.xml, which tool can be used to edit ...
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Determine if List View is either builtin or custom

What is the safest way to determine if a list view is either builtin (came with Sharepoint by default) or custom (created by a user) ?
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CAML: Filter URL field on description (not on URL)

I have a list with an URL-field. Nothing special, just the OOTB Hyperlink-field. I want to execute a CAML-query that selects items with a certain value in the description part of the URL-field. CAML ...
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How to get the username from a field which is defined as “Name (with presence)”

In a custom list there is a column / field defined as “Name (with presence)”. In my modified aspx page, I want to do an ‘xsl if’ statement to check if the value from this field is the same as the ...
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2answers
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What is the best way to encode parameters to pass it to other List / Page?

I would like to know the best way to encode parameters (with a space or other unsafe characters) when passing these to another List. With ddwrt:UrlEncode ? <xsl:variable name="MyURL" select="...
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WSS ListProperty.Title vs ListProperty.Description [closed]

I have an odd thing happening that I can't explain and I wondered if anyone could offer some insight. I have a site with x number of Picture Libraries, and I'm using a DVWP to display a list of all of ...
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How to create a feature from aspx pages customized in SharePoint and SharePoint Designer?

I've created some Lists and Custom Views/Pages (aspx) using the web-interface from SharePoint and SharePoint Designer. What steps do I need to take to create a Feature which contains all the Lists ...
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SharePoint 2007 Antivirus Protection

What antivirus products have you used in SharePoint 2007 (WSS v3 and MOSS 2007) implementations? I've had quite a bit of experience with Forefront Security for SharePoint and its my default ...
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1answer
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Publishing articles to different Sites

I am planning a SharePoint 2010 solution with an intranet / extranet and internet site. The intranet and extranet will probably use different authentication methods. The internet site will probably ...
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1answer
156 views

Connection Framework with .Net assembly connector

I am working on replacing our protocol handler with a Connection Framework component, so that SharePoint will crawl our data source. I think I understand the big picture, but I'm missing a lot of the ...
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2answers
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Report generation tool for WSS/foundation

Rather then building our own tool from the ground up I am looking for a report generation tool for SharePoint, preferably WSS/Foundation. I would like some kind of tool that will generate a Word ...
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2answers
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Excel Web Services/Pivot Filters not functioning and MOSS 2007

I am currently struggling with an issue with Excel Web Servces and pivot tables. We have several site collections in which we expose pivot tables with filters through EWA web parts. The issue is ...
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Memory Leak - Disposing SPSite and SPWeb?

So I read through another post here Disposal of SPWebs created using SPSite.OpenWeb(). Currently I only dispose of the SPSite object, and from my understanding whe SPSite disposes any opened SPWeb ...
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WSPBuilder 80/resources folder not deploying files. Why?

I've created two folders under 80 folder, resources and bin. resources contains a folder usercontrols which has ascx file and bin has dlls. The purpose of having usercontrols folder under 80\resources ...
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2answers
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Copy the whole production environment to staging

There is the following WSS solution deployment scenario: Copy the whole production WSS to staging Deploy new solution/update to staging Run automated tests & human tests on staging Deploy new ...
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2answers
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based upon Smart ...
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1answer
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SharePoint - Remove/Hide 'Upload' option on specific document libraries

On WSS, is there a method to disable the 'Upload' toolbar option on a document library level basis. The reason for this is we want to force all new documents added to the library to be created by the ...
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How to refresh a data view web part in place, without reloading the page?

I've used SharePoint designer to create a page with multiple data view web parts. I'd like to refresh one of the web parts (e.g., by clicking a "Refresh Data" button) to display the most current info ...
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4answers
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MOSS Publishing Sites and RSS Feeds on List and Libraries

If I enable an RSS feed on a document library within a publishing site I get something like this Url: http://example.org/_layouts/listfeed.aspx?List=%ZZ829CE062%2DD39E%2D4D9C%2D89BE%2DF08913CA11EF%7D ...
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2answers
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Content Editor Webpart Javascript Issue

I have recently upgrade our test environment to SP 2010 (using DB detach and attach approach). And also we did not do the Visual Upgrade. We have few CEWP's which is now starting throwing JS script ...
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Paging and sorting with BCS

I going to use the new exciting External Content Type feature to display a list of data from an external LOB system. The list is potentially long, so paging with filtering at the LOB system side is ...
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Hide web part using SPLimitedWebPartManager

I'm trying to make a web part that is managing other web parts in the solution. I need it to be able to hide other web parts based on user input. Since I can't use connections I'm trying to do this ...
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3answers
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Password management web parts? [closed]

Does anyone of you know some webpart providers. I am desperately looking for a SharePoint webpart which can do following. change password lost password recovery (e-mail) change password reminder (e-...
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VseWss 1.3 and reverse engineering .stp files

I was reading someone else's post on comparing some of the wsp building tools when someone stated you could reverse engineer something like a .stp file created site into source files (for example the ...
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1answer
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IE6 and SP2010 functionality

If I run SP 2010 UI in MOSS 2007 compatibility mode by using UIVersion=3 do I still get all of the SP 2010 functionality eg enterprises wide taxonomy and metadata and FAST for SP 2010 and document and ...
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How to deploy user controls in web application directory?

I'm using wspbuilder and using Return of SmartPart. Return of SmartPart need usercontrols directory in web application root folder. How can I use wspbuilder to create a package that will deploy things ...
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Dispose SPContext.Web

Normally it is not required to dispose SPWeb when it is obtained from the current context. However what happens if I create the context on my own? SPContext spContext = SPContext.GetContext(...
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Suggestions for display data from a pages and document library together on the same page

I'd like to show documents and pages from the libraries of a local publishing site together on the same page. It seems the out of the box web parts only allow you to show one or the other (in ...
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Using the Search Paging Web Part

This is my first time working with the search components of SharePoint in much detail so any advice would be helpful here. I have a custom search results page created to match our corporate intranet (...
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1answer
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Order the features are retracted in a solution (VSeWSS1.3)

I am forced, against my will and all common sense, to turn my series of WSP Builder solutions into VSeWSS 1.3. So far, i have encountered, conquered and totally knocked down every illogical, ...
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Backup a Blog site

I have set up a new SharePoint environment for learning purpose. I have also started utilizing the O-O-T-B Blog website to create my own posts during the learning phase. As the learning continues, ...
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Redistribute WSS 3.0 / Foundation 2010 with your custom application?

Let's say you want to build a custom ASP.NET CRM app and use SharePoint as backend document storage. Is it possible to redistribute WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Foundation 2010 along with your custom ...
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Int type as Entity key into BCS Model

The BCS Model can't create a form for the "Update" operation if the key of Entity has a type of uint, int, long or ulong when I use WCF as a data source. It works fine with the string type. Does ...
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How to authorise someone just for creating Surveys?

I have a simple intranet portal which we now want to gradually expand to make use of surveys, blogs etc. I want to authorise a small group of people to be able to create surveys but not to be able to ...
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How to deploy DLL as SafeControls? (No manual solutions, please)

I've user controls project (UI) and am using AJAX Extension Toolkit with them. The dll of AJAX Extension Toolkit is referenced in the project. The project is successfully compiling. Another project ...
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Add User to Group People Picker not resolving name correctly

I am trying to add a user to a permission group on our portal and the name is not resolving correctly. This user's name has changed recently and is resolving to the old name and they are not able to ...
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3answers
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The SharePoint 2010 Logo, high-res version

For publicity purposes I need the SharePoint 2010 logo in a high resolution. Does anyone know where i can get it? I already tried http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/gallery/ms-logos.mspx (No ...
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PDF document conversion

Does anyone know of an existing automated PDF conversion solution for sharepoint that works across multiple document versions? The solutions I found so far only work based on a source/destination-...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 Multi-tenancy and Active Directory Account Creation Mode

Does anyone know if SharePoint 2010 Foundation multi-tenancy works if you install the farm in Active Directory Account Creation mode? I am able to use STSADM to create host header site collections ...
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Why a restored stsadm Site is'nt showing images and styles?

I've a site which I migrated with stsadm -o restore -url urlto site - filename file.dat. Restored to a new web application in the production machine. The development machine does not use host header ...
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How to use [Created By] in a column?

SP 2007, calendar list. Want to add a column that gets its default value from "Created By" but then allows that to be edited. This is what I tried: Create column Give it a name Leave type set to ...
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Lookup from list column?

Is it possible to look-up anything but single line text values when creating a lookup column? E.g. I have a list with some general data ind it, one of the columns contains numbers. They should form ...
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Dynamic Master Pages

Has anyone ever managed to implement dynamic master pages on a publishing site? Something along the lines of the master page switching automatically depending the referrer or some other passed ...
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Customizing application.master

Whats the best way to customize application.master Master Page without going into the "Microsoft's Unsupported Environment" state?
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WSPBuilder: How to create a deployment package to deploy multiple .dlls and .wsps?

I'm using WSPBuilder and it is very helpful. However, it is hard to understand the features of WSPBuilder because of its missing manual. I have to create a solution file to deploy "Return of SmartPart"...

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