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  • Wiki Page: Sync List with User Group Using jquery

    Requirement: To get all the user names from the SharePoint group "Deliverable Owners" and sync with a custom list called "Team Members" in a button click. Solution: This is done using jquery and SharePoint web services. <script type="text/javascript"...
  • Wiki Page: How to Upload Documents to Sharepoint Sites Using Web Services

    Hi , Recently someone requested me to prepare something that will allow uploading of files to sharepoint document libraries from their machine using web services. Hence I have created the following application. It works in both versions of sharepoint MOSS 2007 and SPS 2010. This takes following...
  • Wiki Page: How to Check Effective Permissions of a User in Each Site in a Site Collection in SharePoint 2007|2010

    Hi, I have observed that one of a tedious task for a SharePoint site administrator to check permissions of a user in each site in a site collection. Microsoft Admin Toolkit has provided a functionality that can be used to check effective permissions. This can be downloaded at http://www.microsoft...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Find the User Who Deployed or Updated a Solution

    I have observed a very growing requirement is to find out which user has deployed a solution or updated in sharepoint. This is of high importance when there are many administrators assigned to do such activities in sharepoint farm. So upon some research I found a way that is very useful in this regard...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: One or More Field Types are not Installed Properly. Go to the List Settings Page to Delete These Fields in Executing CAML Queries

    Hi, An issue was reported to me where a developer was trying to use a CAML query and was getting this error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields". I checked the fields and they were fine. I executed a few other queries...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: MySite Search Issue with Access Denied Error

    Each time the crawling on MySite site collection would generate numerous errors in event log as below Error: System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access denied. at Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities.SPUtility.HandleAccessDenied(Exception ex) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPGlobal.HandleUnauthorizedAccessException...
  • Wiki Page: Enable (Enhanced Rich Text ) Font Format Toolbar in Blog Site in MOSS 2007

    I have recently found issue in which Font toolbar was missing after server migration. For troubleshooting: Check following settings on Blog site Go to "Post > List settings" Under "Columns" option you will get " Body column" which is "Multiple...
  • Wiki Page: Problem Connecting Existing SharePoint List with Microsoft Office Access 2007 Database

    Error message: You do not have the necessary permissions to use the ‘ <ListName> ‘ object. Have your system administrator or the person who created this object establishes the appropriate permissions for you. Problem description: When you try to add an existing SharePoint list to a Microsoft...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint Site Template Codes

    Each Site Template that is installed on SharePoint 2007 has a unique name and number to allow for referencing when coding applications or using STSADM for site deployment (when using the -sitetemplate parameter, e.g. -sitetemplate STS#0 would apply a team site template) WSS Templates Team...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: Distorted Toolbar or No Toolbar in Document Library

    Issue: Sometimes back I have found very interesting issue on one of my document library. Even if I login through system account, not getting menu bars icons. This is only with a specific document library, if I create a new document library all menu icons were available. ...
  • Wiki Page: A duplicate name "" was found

    Issue : Received an error when creating a site from a custom site template. Error : A duplicate name "Responsible" was found. Resolution : The issue was with the column names in a list of the site we created a custom template from. I initially created a Text field column with...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: Unknown Error Trying To Lock File

    Issue: An error screen while try to edit Office 2007 documents uploaded in SharePoint Document library. Unknown Error Trying To Lock File This is mostly related to operating system and already been fixed in SP1, though sometimes we have to modify below registry settings. Resolution...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: Connect to Outlook is Missing in SharePoint Calendar

    A very common & known issue while migrating IE versions. There is couple of steps and checking should be done to get this resolved. Make sure a single Office instance installed either 2003 or 2007 not both. In case you found a single instance of another version try below step. Manually...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: ZIP Files Do Not Appear When We Select the Upload Multiple Documents Option

    Issue: ZIP files do not appear when we select upload multiple documents option. For some odd reason, we can’t see our zip files when choose “Upload Multiple Documents” Resolution: Microsoft KB suggests that it is a design behavior with windows vista machines and needs registry...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: Change Calendar Item Appearance

    By default when we create any item in MOSS 2007 calendar, we only get Start Time in Calendar View. To display the End Time of an event follow below steps Create a new column with Calculated type. Enter a name, as data type choose date & time . And enter below formula =Title&"...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: Import and Export Data from a SharePoint Page (Which Is Not a List or Library) to Excel

    To export a data from a page (not Document Library / List) to Excel Open MS Excel 2007 Go to Data Tab Select From Web option Put in the URL with http://URL /_layouts/storman.aspx > Click GO It will display the Storage Space Allocation page in the pop up window...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: A Site Owner of a Sub Site Cannot Save Any List as a Template and Gets Access Denied

    Here we have a site collection with site admins and we have some sub sites under it, every sub site is governed by different site owners (and admin’s as well but they do not step into another territory) When a site owner tries to save any list as template he gets Access denied The issue lies...
  • Wiki Page: MOSS2007: How to Remove Orphaned Features Using PowerShell

    I recently had to use content deployment on some old MOSS 2007 systems. These systems are alive for a long time and a lot of solutions/features have been deployed to them. If features are not deactived before removal they stay as an orphan in the system (contentdb) and can cause issues lateron....
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007: List does not exist !

    Sometimes when we are trying to access a SharePoint site , suddenly this error pops up leaving us blank as to what we have to do now. "List does not exist. The page you selected contains a list that does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user. " So , very often , the...
  • Wiki Page: Adding URLs with Spaces to Search Scope Rules

    Hi, Just decided to post a quick article on this as I couldn't find anything to resolve it when I went looking and it took a while Recently worked on an issue where certain search scopes were not returning the expected amount of values. On investigation I noticed that certain rules within...
  • Wiki Page: How to Edit the Web.config Using PowerShell

    While working with Client you get to work on a lot of changes and a lot of modifications to the default configuration of the farm and it is always difficult to work on these changes manually. Recently I was trying to find a way to modify the webconfig file via some command line utility, then,...
  • Wiki Page: How to: Export a Discussion topic List item (SharePoint 2007) to excel or PDF ?

    Here is some tricky way to achieve this GOAL. When you reply to a discussion it changes to Flat view and redirected to flat.aspx page. So to export discussion topic in excel you have to manually change the URL from flat.aspx to allitems.aspx. i.e. to enable export...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Copy a List Programmatically within the Same Site Collection Using C#

    Table of Contents Introduction C# Code Example See Also Introduction Recently someone expressed his requirements to copy sharepoint lists within the same site collection. Hence to automate this process at a single place I have developed this console application. This code can be further modified...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2007 How to Change the Master Page of a Wiki Site

    Recently someone requested me to change the default master page of a wiki site to something else. I designed a master page and uploaded that in the master page gallery. However, when I went to site settings page there was no option of "Master Page" under look and feel. So I tried the usual...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: PowerShell Script to List Out Webparts Used in Publishing Pages

    This powershell script will enlist all webparts used in all publishing pages in a site. This script does not take any argument at the time of invoking it. This requires an input value for the site URL. This will be asked during the execution time and a message will be flashed to provide the same...
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