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User can’t view WebParts in MOSS

17 Jun

We had a user that cannot see all the web parts that are available on their site.  They have Full Control of the site.  I see them when I go to the site (but I’m the Site Collection Admin).  The problem is when they try to add a webpart, under All Webparts, he gets “No webparts found” when they should have a list similar to the following: 

 

webpart

The solution to this is to add the user to the root site collection with Read permissions. I know I know, what if you don’t want the user to have Read permissions to the root? Well that’s a question for Microsoft. However, this will fix it and allow work to continue.

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Posted by on June 17, 2009 in SharePoint Common Issues

 

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