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After migration to 2013 in OFFICE 365, Site UI is not proper, Black Hover is there

I have Migrated one site from 2010 to 2013. We have used Evaluation site to test migration, and resolved most Issues. once we have migrated the site, we came across one UI issue which was not part of ...
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How to fetch Newsfeed using JSOM

Is there a way to fetch Newsfeed with Link to Hashtag and all rich content using JSOM. We are able to fetch Newsfeed but all text is coming in plain text whithout any link to Hashtags. Is there a ...
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Best practice for autonumber

What is in SharePoint 2013 on premise the best way to create an autonumber system? It's for an expense note system and it should be nice to have something like 2014/0001. I know there are different ...
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Sharing Site Pages across site collections

I have a root site collection where i have one site page. I want to share this site page across other site collections which will be used by my clients. i.e. suppose I make any changes to site page in ...
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Copy-SPSite : Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I'm using Copy-SPSite to duplicate a site collection. Copy-SPSite http://mysite.com/dept/01 -TargetUrl http://mysite.com/dept/02 -DestinationDatabase WSS_Content /dept is a managed path. But I got ...
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SharePoint App cannot see lists

I have an app created on SharePoint 2013. I created 2 lists the same time. But I cannot see the site contents to go to list and manually update items.
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creating a site collection is taking too long

I have a SharePoint server with 10GB RAM & sql server with 10GB of RAM. now i want to create a new site collection inside our SharePoint server 2013, so i wrote the following command:- New-SPSite ...
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CSR and form templates

I'm trying to build an app that has a list with a custom form. I've looked at client side rendering and all of the documentation I've seen is about specific field overrides. However, the form I want ...
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Can I automatically add Tasks to the Timeline

I am trying to setup a task list in SharePoint 2013 that will automatically add new tasks with start and end dates to the timeline. Has anyone had any luck with this? I looked around at creating a ...
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Problem with using page rating inside a SharePoint publishing site

I have a publishing site of type enterprise wiki ,and I am facing the following two problems; The star rating will be corrupted when viewed using IE 11 64X as follow:- When I changed the page ...
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How to invalidate ClientPeoplePicker?

I'm trying to add simple validation to ClientPeoplePicker. If the person entered to ClientPeoplePicker already exists in the field on the list it should go back to my custom edit form and display an ...
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Restrict List items HR Compliance

I need to restrict items in a list so that only the person who the incident involves, and their manager are able to see the list item. This is a compliance issue, so different views is not an ...
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Not able to Create Web Application in SP 2013

I am trying to create a new web application in our SP 2013 Farm and i am not successful in doing it .I had created 4 web apps before without any issue and today when i tried to create a new webapp i ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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External list edit form not shown

I created an external list using Business Connect Services. I have added operations for read list, read item and update item. Then create external list using external content type. I can display list ...
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Problem with multiple BDC-Webparts in one Site

I have the following problem. When I add two (or more) BDC-WebParts to a site, only one loads the content. The other one keeps loading. The external lists itself are working properly, why then, ...
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Wrong web part when trying to insert custom Content by Seach web part CSWP - visual studio

I'm trying to provisioning a content search web part. I've made a site feature and a standard web part (xml and webpart file). When I activate the feature I get the web part but it's not a Content ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Visio Web Access modal dialog - Help

I am trying to find a solution or better way to doing it, basically I have Visio Web Access webpart in the page itself, due to the page layout it only display in small form, we decided to have a ...
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Quick edit List URL field

I need to use the quick edit on a Link List (I am copying data from an Excel file). I am having trouble with the URL field, I can easly insert the URL but I don not know how to insert the URL name. ...
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No “New/Edit Item” option after migrating SharePoint List 2003 to SharePoint 2013

Hi what should we need to configure on the manifest file of SharePoint List 2003 aside from setting Product Revision from version 3 to version 4. Below is the missing option after uploading my 2003 ...
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Does site collection backup , also backup any custom web parts

I have created a custom web part inside my visual studio 2012, and i publish it to a site collection. now i have backup the site collection to move it to another server. but my question is, if I ...
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"Task upgrade has failed with a PostSetupConfigurationTaskException An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint

I have SharePoint server 2013 , and i run the configuration wizard, it worked successfully but at the last step i got the following error:- "Task upgrade has failed with a ...
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O365 - Cannot import into the Term Store 'Failed to read or write to database.'

Using CSOM, I'm importing a set of terms that already have GUID, into my Site Collections Term Store. I create a new site collection, enable the features, and import the files into the term store. ...
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SP13: Opening PowerPoint Presentation into Slide Show

I am using SP13 and wanting to upload a PowerPoint presentation to document library. After I upload the document to the library I would like for the presentation to open into a slide show. I have ...
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Changing New/Edit/Disp Forms using JS and JQuery and adding web parts

I used JS, and JQuery in the pasted to change the New/Edit/Disp forms on Custom List before. Is there a way I can add OOTB web parts to the JS file? For instance I have a list called clients could ...
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Changing visibility of text/controls in a visual web part

I need to show/hide a section of text and controls in a visual web part when a button is clicked. I've seen references to doing this via JS but can't connect the dots for how to integrate that into ...
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Go through all items then delete them and then set boolean to yes for last item

I want to go through all items in a share-point list, then i want to delete them one by one after gotting there details. I want to set flag to yes for last item; how ?
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...
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Lookup column to Picture Library

I've created a picture library called "Reusable icons" with all my icons. Then I created a new Custom List with a lookup column to the "Reusable icons"-library. Problem is that I don't get the url ...
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SharePoint 2013 AppFabric Installation Error

I have installed SharePoint Prereq in an offline mode and all the configuration running well I have configured AppFabric and connect it to SQL Database The IIS identify the AppFabric and the ...
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SP 2013: Moving subwebs within a site collection

Just wondering if anyone knows a quick solution for moving SPWebs, they need to be structurally moved (So no managed navigation solution) and they contain an SPWeb hierarchy (Export/import is out of ...
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Community Discussion List Masterpage

I asked a question here: Sharepoint 2013 Custom masterpage ad communties About applying a custom masterpage to communities. I succeeded in this approach but have hot a an issue. When i edit any of ...
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Cannot restore a site collection, “DirectoryNotFoundException”

I have an enterprise wiki site collection inside web application A. and I want to take a copy of this site collection and add it to another web application. So I back up the site collection from web ...
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Fastest way to test if a list has items or not

How can I quickly find out if a list has items in it or not? Using SharePoint C# I like to try anything possible but it has to be fast
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SharePoint on internet

Is it safe to host my website portal.mycompany.com on internet. It will have a maximum of 5 pages and it will be available to everyone. Is it wise to do this? I am not sure about the security impact ...
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Remove personal site URL from Search result

Is there a way to trim personal site URL's from Search result. Mysite URL's are appearing in search result which we do not want. Thanks,
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Document metadata based on site

I will have a projects site collection which will hold a subsite for each project. These project sites will be created based on a list on the root site. The project list will have fields like ...
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List Search Box

Which is the best way to search for items inside a list? (by UI.) I am using the default search box of the view, but it does not have the contains (like). To find the results I have to use wildcard ...
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How to open a application page on list website

I have a list website, http://portal2.hangecorner.com/meta/customlist/allitems.apsx Now I want to open a application page in a dialog box, var options = { url: ...
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CAML query on Workflow History list 2013 after upgrade

I've just performed a 2010 > 2013 upgrade. A customisation in the original solution is querying the hidden 'Workflow History' list. There seems to be an issue with the field 'WorkflowInstance' in ...
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Client Context executeQuery() works in console app but returns null object when executed from CRM Server

I have the function GetDocumentLibrary which must return a libray from sharepoint site. When I execute it from a Visual Studio Console Application it works and return the library with all ...
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How to use imported list template

I have got a list template (.stp) which I have imported in my site by going to "Web Designer Galleries --> List templates" in Site Settings. After that I went to Site Contents to create a new list ...
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Custom breadcrumb for masterpage and list libraries

i have hit an issue which has thrown me a little. I have set my list libraries masterpage to my custom masterpage but i need to show a beeadcrumb through out the site which also works with list ...
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RBS Sharepoint 2013

I Enabled RBS on our SharePoint farm using the tech net article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748631(v=office.15).aspx) and i was able to successfully test the RBS for one content ...
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Branding of Search Site in SharePoint 2013

I have a project to brand our company's Search Site. I have branded the company's site by creating a custom master page and custom css. I have also branded the landing page using css and js files. I ...
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Is it possible to use .NET object model and SP.RequestExecutor in the same provider hosted app?

Is it possible to create a provider-hosted app, which uses external authentication (allows me to utilize .NET object model) in conjuction with SP.RequestExecutor (allows me to use JavaScript object ...
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SP2013: How to find invalid lookup targets

I have a lookup column on a large library (1000+ files) and I'm trying to turn on the 'Cascade Delete' relationship behavior. When I do that, it gives me the following error: This lookup column ...
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Joining lists and accessing items fromt the joined list

I am working on a SharePoint Hosted app for SharePoint 2013 and I'm having real difficulty joining lists and accessing items from the joined list. In my app I build a CAML query in which two lists ...
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Deploy VS solution (List) to all users' “My Site”

I wrote a custom document library that we use to manage our Proof of Activities at work. I used VS2012 for development and our portal is based on SP2013. Is there any way besides PowerShell to ...
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Call database again and again

I need to validate items added to a list in SharePoint 2013. I know two possible ways, one is to use itemAdding and then call database for the list again and again for same data (data might change ...