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The given guid does not exist in the term store


Term store is my favorite topic in SharePoint and always love to talk about and inform folks its the most enterprise ready component added from SharePoint 2010 and enhanced in SharePoint 2013 with some of its limitations fixed.   Since you will be using term store and managed meta data column and would like to […]

Part II: Create New List item by Copy Existing List Item and then edit the newly created List Item


  Hope you have liked my previous blog (Part I) about creating a copy of existing list item and then open the newly created item in edit window. We have seen how to perform the task using SharePoint Designer and JQuery. You might be wondering, why we need to have custom code to do the […]

Part I: Create New List item by Copy Existing List Item and then edit the newly created List Item


  Often we came across this requirement to have a feature by which we can create a new item by copy existing list item to new item and then edit the newly created item. We can approach this functionality in couple of ways, one by using SharePoint Designer and other by creating custom code in […]

Move documents within site at folder level: Application Page


I have one requirement where user needs a friendly interface with the ability to move the document from one location (any folder under any document library) to another location. To achieve this functionality, my first task is to create a Tree View of all the Document Libraries displaying complete folder structure (show all levels of […]

2011 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many […]

Adding reference to a CSS in a webpart programmatically


Think if you were selling a custom webpart you would like all the css referred in your webpart correctly and use a layouts folder for deploying your custom CSS. This is a very common requirement and any easy one ! But its interesting to note that you can use the CssRegistration Control to refer a […]

Excel Service and Visio service: Workbook cannot be opened and The Server failed to failed to request


The excel service and Visio service account needs to be added into the content database of your webapplication/site collection as dbo. The errors for excel are “ WorkBook cannot be opened” : The errors for Visio services are”The Server failed to failed to request” :

The server did not provide a meaningful reply; this might be caused by a contract mismatch, a premature session shutdown or an internal server error.


Server Error in ‘/’ Application. The server did not provide a meaningful reply; this might be caused by a contract mismatch, a premature session shutdown or an internal server error. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and […]

2010 in review


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 6,100 times in 2010. That’s about […]