List of Visual Studio Project Type GUIDs

There isn't an easy way to change the type of a project in Visual Studio project once it is created; for example changing a C# Class Library into a Portable Class Library (PCL). Knowing these GUIDs will allow you to edit project files like .csproj and .vbproj to easily change a project type in cases... [More]

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SQL - How to Handle Calculations Related to fiscal year and quarter

In reality we often are required to provide statistics based on fiscal year/quarter, for example, the fiscal year might start on Nov 1 every year, and the first fiscal quarter ends on Jan 31 next year, and so on. To get the right data based on this new &ldq... [More]

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Where To Find The FIM Client miisclient.exe

Note to self and anyone else who cares… you'll find the FIM client (aka miisclient) at the following location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Synchronization Service\UIShell\miisclient.exe Use it to debug SharePoint 2010 user profile synchronization.

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Mobile Exchange Email Account Stuck on "Loading" Screen

You can successfully complete all the steps to set up a corporate exchange account on a mobile phone but when you click done it's stuck on the "Loading" screen with a wheel.  We had this problem and managed to fix it. We recently upgraded to Exchange 2013 and had problems migrating a few mailbo... [More]

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SharePoint Timer Job Locks and Scope

Job Locks - Farm Scope (SPJobLockType.Job)   Jobs which have a lock of type Job run once per farm (per iteration). Examples of this type of job include the Password Management job, CEIP data collection job, and the Delete Job History job. Jobs with this scope typically take an action effectin... [More]

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Sharepoint Field Types - Elements.xml

Sharepoint Field Types - Elements.xml Single Line of Text:field id="{FDDC4E38-25E0-4FD9-92E7-D17F34A5AB12}" description="My Content ID of Item" staticname="ContentID" name="ContentID" displayname="ContentID" type="Text" group="Sample Site Columns" sourceid="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v... [More]

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Run all SharePoint 2010 Health Rules At Once

Here is a simple PowerShell script to execute all farm health check immediately: # check to ensure Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is loaded $snapin = Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object {$_.Name -eq 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell'} if ($snapin -eq $null) { Write-Host "Loading S... [More]

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Missing Site Templates in SharePoint 2010

If you have activated SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature on the site collection level,  when you try to create a new sub-site on SharePoint 2010, there are only two site templates available by default: Publishing Site with Workflow and Enterprise Wiki.  Where are the other... [More]

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Inbound Email Not Starting SharePoint Workflow

This is a common problem that SharePoint Administrators run into all the time.  The fix is quite easy as well.  Run this stsadm command on the web front ends to see what the property value is: stsadm -o getproperty -pn declarativeworkflowautostartonemailenabled If property value is set t... [More]

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Collection of SharePoint 2013 Power Point Presentations

Here is a good collection of Power Point presentations (Slide Decks) on various features of SharePoint 2013:1. Introduction to SharePoint 2013: This presentation describes the SharePoint 2013 from high level and describes the various new features in new SharePoint.Download it from: ht... [More]

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