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custom site template uploaded and activated in site solution gallery are not comming in custom template

i had recently migrated my web application from SharePoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013. One of my site are having custom site templates which are used to create Sub Sites. now i can find those templates ...
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Workflow association to Doc library on new item and modify

I'm a SharePoint beginner and using 2010. I've associated a workflow for a document library which gets triggered on adding new document. Also one more Workflow to get triggered when the document's ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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Customising Sharepoint 2010 Search Results based on URLs in fields

I have what seems to me a complex problem. I have a list, that has two text fields in it. Paths are stored in the fields, in the following forms: For a url: "URL,http://www.google.com" For a ...
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Export Sharepoint Site to static HTML

I want to export a Sharepoint Site to static HTML. Is there an easy way to do it or a Tool which scrapes the content and exports the whole thing to HTML ?
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Issues following SP2010 to SP2013 Upgrade - Password Prompt

I have upgraded a SharePoint site from SP2010 to SP2013 and everything is working fine apart from the fact that whenever I create a new document I am prompted for username and password. I can save ...
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My sand box solution simply does nothing (item added) on my site?

I have a sand box code which iterates through items after they are added. It works perfectly fine on one website I have on a VM, and the site is literally set up in the exact same way. But the sand ...
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Edit row information using BDC

I want to make simple database table insert/edit/delete using BDC. What I have tried: I have created External Content type mapped to database table and using external content type created list. But ...
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Threshold limit reached with a calendar month view

I'm perfectly aware about the threshold thing. I know I need to reduce my query. However, here, it's for a calendar... I use the below query: <query> <Query> <Where> <...
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Master/Base page of master page?

in Sharepoint, is there anything similar to master/base page of master page? I'm working on a task which needs to add a 3rd-party javascript to all pages in the farm. However, in the farm, there are ...
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the folder is restricted from being deleted

i need help for delete some empty folder i've a document library and having some empty folder inside. If i go to managed permission on the folder i can't delete it, i see the group with full control ...
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Limiting permissions to list-items and library files without using folders

I have some files in a flat library, i.e., no subfolders, that need to have access restricted to a couple usergroups. I understand that one way to do this is by placing items in a subfolder in the ...
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NullReferenceException in SharePoint 2010 page layout after restore

It is SharePoint 2010 publishing website. I have a page layout with some user controls added to it. These users controls have rad editor controls in them. Everything was working perfectly unless one ...
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SharePoint 2010 REST URI won't return data for only some lists, why?

When creating lists in SharePoint, do you have to enable the REST service feature per list or something similar? I have one SharePoint list that returns data fine using REST, the URI is loosely as ...
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Check if the home page is checked out by the current user

Using JSOM, I would like to check if the home page is checked out, and if the current user is the one who checked-out the page. The test occurs from another page. Here is what I have now: var ...
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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

Can any one explain me the difference between GhostableInLibrary and Ghostable files, also what are prons and cons for each one?
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What are the standard URL suffix views that every SharePoint professional should know?

There are certain lesser-known URL suffixes that can be quite useful in SharePoint, such as {PageUrl}?contents=1 for web part maintenance and {PageUrl}_layouts/UsageDetails.aspx for ...
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How can I correct a site that can no longer be edited via the browser?

The problem: I have been trying a few things out in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and have managed to break one of the sites. A page now contains a custom web part that references a list on a sub page, ...
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sharepoint calculated column to round a number

I want to calculate a field value such that if it is less then 0.5 it would be round up to 0.5 (ex. .3 would be .5, 1.3 would be 1.5, 2.1 would be 2.5) and if the value is greater then 1.5 ti would be ...
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How do I use infopath to host a form on a parent website and have the sharepoint list on the child site

I have a client with a parent website that is open to their IT department with a child website that's permissions are set to just their members of the team. A public parent site and a private child ...
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Multiple Filter Dropdowns on a webpart page

I am looking to set up three dropdowns at the top of a web part page that will allow the user to choose Week#, Region and Site in order to show a specific item (or items) from a Sharepoint custom list ...
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List all files in directory using API

I've been tasked with connecting with a Sharepoint document library from our website which is built with Django. I need to list all the documents in the library on a page and then allow them to be ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Permissions to allow item visibility not working

As a preface, I work in an organization that is considered a department, which comprises several branches. In this question, branches are sub-units of the department. I have a document library with ...
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ListViewWebPart not showing “Add new Item” link

The "Add new item" link below the list is not showing. I use my own site template to create these web parts. Code here: <ListViewWebPart FileName="Default.aspx" Title="$...
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Retrieving from link from sharepoint into mail

I am creating an Infopath form to submit into a sharepoint library. I am asked to create a button that would automatically send an email to the task responsible with a link to the editable form. The ...
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Can I set permission on who can use a certain page layout?

On our SharePoint site, we're currently using three types of custom page layouts: SingleColumn TwoColumn NoNavigation Is it possible to restrict usage of say NoNavigation to only Site ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Split Index to 2 Partitions

I am working in SP 2010 and when I attempt to add a second Index Partition I receive an error stating that certain files do not exist at the index location. For example: Topology provisioning ...
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Strange error from document library only when clicked from the WebPart

I have a document library using an OOB approval workflow in SharePoint 2010. When I add the document library to my site home page as a WebPart I have added the field "Approval Workflow" to the ...
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SharePoint calendar, users self register

I have a SharePoint Calendar where I publish events. At the moment, users need to click a link on the item with a predefined "mailto:..." and send the email, but I would like to create some kind of ...
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All user lost permissions including system account

All users have lost all the permissions on the site collection. Even the System account can not perform any action. I have reviewed the services and profile sync is correct.
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Grouping like values and retrieving totals for a bar chart

I have a list that is used for keeping records of taskings. The list contains a calculated column that creates a string to categorize the list items based off a few other fields and date. I would like ...
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How to change the page layout or webpartzones on default page of a custom site definition?

Currently I've got a custom site definition (SharePoint 2010) that includes several features and also puts some webparts in the webpartzones on the default.aspx when a site based on this definition is ...
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Is it possible to add two Refinement Web Part in a search page in SharePoint 2010?

When I add two (or more) Refinement Web Part in a search page they always shows the same results also if I set different configurations on each one.. How I can configure them in order to show ...
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Ending a survey - best practice?

I created a survey in SP2010 using the OOB option (no extraneous coding). I found no way to end the survey through permissions or what have you, so ended up limiting who had access to it (eliminated ...
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Update all content types inheriting from this type?

I've added a column to a content type view of a list, and while changing the column order SharePoint asks this: Update Sites and Lists Specify whether all child site and list content types ...
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How to create a Checkbox on Task List that updates another column and refreshes the list

I'm just getting started with SP. I have SP 2010 Enterprise, full admin. What I would like to do is add a simple checkbox column to my list. When I check the checkbox the "Status" column is marked as "...
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Receive alert when group membership or permissions change

My client is wondering how we might notify someone (or several someones) when group membership or permissions change. We would greatly prefer a no-code solution. We have Nintex Workflow available as ...
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How to get only custom fields from a list?

I am working with the Client Side Object Model. In a console application I am retrieving all fields from a custom list. The problem is the Clientcontext fetches me a bunch of internal fields I do not ...
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Performance : Caml query taking long time to load or something else

I have a CAML query which provides a result, if a SPfolder exists or not. When i do the item.Count it takes around 2sec for the line to execute . What is going wrong and taking long time to execute ...
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InfoPath using ListData.svc/somelist?$filter xxx return 500 Internal Server error

In my Case, In the InfoPath form ,the user click a button to get the data collection from listdata.svc. When I try connect http://testingsite/_vti_bin/listdata.svc . It works When I try connect ...
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Powershell filter on a value

I am trying to setup a script to copy documents from a document library to a local file share. I have found a handful of ways to do this, but I have one caveat. I need script to look at a value in a ...
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People Picker Only Returns User Search Results For One Account

We currently have SharePoint 2010 running a single server farm, single domain. We have it configured to authenticate using ADFS 2.0. Users have no problem authenticating, but we have noticed a very ...
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Retrieve a single field's version history from SharePoint

My company uses a SharePoint 2010 list as an asset inventory database. One of the fields is a Notes field. I am able to pull the current contents of the field by linking to the list in MSAccess, but I ...
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Site error 404 - default.aspx does not exist

How can the homepage disappear off of one of the sites in a site collection?
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Can't retrieve approval status in Globally Reusable Workflow (Approval - Sharepoint 2010)

For day's i am trying to implement the following in one of the standard, out of the box, Globally Reusable Workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2010: If Current Item:Approval Status not equals 0:#...
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Workflow “Wait for field change” not waiting when a field is empty

I have a problem with my workflow where the "Wait for field change" isn't waiting when a field is empty. It goes on to create a task even though the field hasn't got a date set. The problem with this ...
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Debugging sandboxed solution?

I know this is a novice question, but my sandboxed solution works on one site and not the other. How/where can I actually see the errors generated by some sort of report? Debugging simply takes me to ...
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SharePoint:SaveButton save and then close window with Javascript

I'd like to have the standard SharePoint save button SharePoint:SaveButton To use JavaScript to close the open window (this is not a modal, but the actual window or tab) when it is finished. Is ...
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Prevent datasheet mode of a standard view?

I have a standard view which has columns that should not be editable by everyone but need to be visible in the default view. There is a batch update view that is Datasheet, but I need to make sure ...
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Is there a way to duplicate or copy a list into the same site

So here is my problem. I have a site collection. In this site I have a list (ListA) that has lots of columns and lots of attachments and lots of items and over the threshold. I would like to create a ...