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Advice Needed for New Intranet - How Many Site Collections?

I'm going to be working on a new Intranet for my company. The company is relatively small with around 150 employees. We have a number of different departments within the company. I was planning on ...
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How to always keep a ribbon tab open

I am trying to make the ribbon always open, meaning one tab is always open. I managed to create an initial tab, that opens when the page loads. I used the following code to do it: SPRibbon ribbon = ...
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How to add SSAS excel report on SharePoint page?

We have a Excel Sheet which has got a Chart that is generated from an Analysis DB (Excel connects to Analysis DB with a particular credential which is setup when connecting to Analysis DB via Excel). ...
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Changing the default value of a hidden field will set it as Optional

I am working on an issue tracking list, and I got this wired behavior:- I set a column of type “single line of text “as hidden from the content type. This hidden field contain a default value. Now i ...
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How many webparts are available in SharePoint for displaying an excel sheet/excel report?

We are doing some R&D on displaying excel sheets (simple sheets with no external data connection) and excel reports(which connect to sql db) on a SharePoint page. I would like to know what are ...
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Unable to log into sharepoint 2013 with SSL

I have set up a certificate in IIS and added it to the website binding for a newly migrated SharePoint 2013. The certificate has been moved from Production which was 2010 environment. I Have migrated ...
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How to modify time format property mapping?

I have a content search webpart on my SharePoint site, which I use for announcements. I would like it to show the date and time of creation, so I added a mapping that shows the date and time (see ...
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Is it necessary to configure Excel service application and secure store to view excel reports in SharePoint?

We are using SharePoint 2013. Now we need to add some excel sheets and excel reports onto the SharePoint page. So we have seen that there is a Excel viewer webpart. I was wondering whether it is ...
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Stored procedure to retrieve Name given Login Name

I have a hybrid database and SharePoint setup. I store some data inside my custom tables on the database. One of the tables requires a report to be generated based on a stored procedure. I do not ...
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is possible to use .rdlc in sharepoint 2013?

I'm trying to use .rdlc reports on sharepoint 2013, I got the error: "Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.Analytics.UI.ReportViewerMessages, Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, ...
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Not able to open attached share drive Excel files in sharepoint office web app

I have a calender list and I am able to attach excel files from local drive and share drive(network) . but when I click on excel files attached from share drive in calender list, I am getting an error ...
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Update Manage Meta Data Column Value in SharePoint

I am updating taxonomy field value of site column of page using client object model. It is saving data by Guid.But it only work first time only.If I edit it again it is not working. Below is my code. ...
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Migration of Web/Application Server

We're in the process of upgrading our servers from 2008R2 to 2012R2 and I am currently looking at migrating our SharePoint web/application server (we only have a small deployment so are both on the ...
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Which site column type can held a list of external users

I am facing the following 2 problems inside my team site, and I can not find a suitable column type that can satisfy my requirements :- I need to create a site column which contain a list of ...
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Change list title on all lists with a certain name

My setup is like this. Application http://sharepoint Site collection http://sharepoint/vendors/01 Sites http://sharepoint/vendors/01/vendor_a http://sharepoint/vendors/01/vendor_b ... ...
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Issue when the custom web part added to community home page from code behind

I have an event receiver on list which will create the community web from code behind and add custom web part to the home page of newly created site. To add the web part I have following code: ...
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Comparision between Nintex Workflow, SharePoint Designer workflow and SharePoint Vistual Studio Workflow 2012 [on hold]

I have to start working on SharePoint project, but get confused what should I used to develop the workflows in SharePoint 2013. Please suggest which workflow is best?
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2013 Content Deployment and Upgrading from Compatible to Native Mode

We are using content deployment job between two SharePoint 2013 farms. The site collections in the authoring and publishing farms are in compatibility mode. We now want to upgrade the site collection ...
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modifying a defualt value for hidden column will set it a Optional instead of hidden

I have the following problem inside my team site:- i set a site column as hidden from the list content type. then i modify the column at the list level, where i changed its defualt value. then after ...
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Limit of Document Libraries per Site

Is there a limit of Document Libraries per site? I was looking for information about it and I just found information about the limit of the items of a Document Library but no the limits of Document ...
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Top Navigation Menu is hidden behind the silverlight webpart Sharepoint 2013

The top navigation drop down menu hides behind the Silverlight webpart. I've tried different CSS codes using script editor within the webpart but it still isn't working. I've tried changing the ...
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Security performance Issues

I'm kind of new in Sharepoint and I've read that you have performance issues if you set the security at the document level but this happen if you create let's say 3 folders in the library and then you ...
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How to change the Custom Timer Job's title after initial deployment

I created a SharePoint Custom Timer Job in Visual Studio 2012 following the steps given in this article by Ravi Rachchh. It works fine. However, I wanted to change the Title of the Timer Job. So I ...
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When/why to use list columns over site columns

I have a Team site collection, and I have around 5 sub sites inside it, currently after working on the site collection for around 2 years. I found the following: Some site columns are being ...
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SharePoint 2013 Current Navigation group pages before all other types

When we set up current navigation for showing sub sites and pages, ideally group of pages are displayed below sub sites. Something like shown in below screen shot. I would like it in reverse to ...
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DataSheetView with Read-permission displays no items

When users with only Read-Permission access a DataSheet View in SP2013, the items in the list are not displayed. Do I need to create a new view for readonly users or is there a more elegant way to ...
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SharePoint designer REST call to populate lookup field in SharePoint 2013 list

I'm trying to update a multi-value lookup field in a SharePoint 2013 list from a SharePoint designer workflow using the 'Call HTTP Web Service' action. Here's how the field looks when querying a list ...
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SharePoint master page relation to subsite/sitecollection in web application

I am new to working with SharePoint master pages. I know that master page is stored in the _catalog\masterpages. I would like to know at what level is master page stored and applied. Is it at the ...
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Save manage meta data value using Rest Api in SharePoint 2013

I have to update taxonomy field data using rest API in SharePoint 2013. How to do that? I am using below code to update data. But how to update taxonomy field value? $.ajax({ url: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Management For Large Size

I have a requirement in which I have to maintain 400 clients documents and data in SharePoint and all documents size would be 200 GB near around.Is this application is suitable for SharePoint 2013? I ...
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Displaying different list edit forms

I have two pages that use the same list with different columns displayed (from list columns A, B, C, D, E, page1 list view contains A, B, C; page2 list view contains A, D, E). The desired ...
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Odd behavior on multiline textbox when is set to expand to show all the text

I have encountered an odd behavior, I have designed a form with infopath 2013 I have a multiline rich textbox which I have set the scrolling option to Expand to show all the text, when I enter a long ...
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What is difference between SQL Report viewer webpart and showing the report via page viewer webpart?

We have not yet configured Reporting integration on our SharePoint site. Currently the way we show TFS reports are by adding the page viewer webpart to the SharePoint dashboard and then pointing this ...
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Create only certain types of Apps in SharePoint 2013

Is there a way to restrict users to create only certain types of Apps in SharePoint, for example let's say that I just want to allow them just to create Document Libraries and not Lists, Calendars, ...
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Keep first document version and last “X” number of versions

We are looking at our document library settings and wondering if it is possible to have the following for versioning: Always keep the first version of a document uploaded If we set versioning @ the ...
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Reusing SharePoint Icons that are part of a Theme

I like reusing OOB SharePoint icons in my custom apps. I usually just copy the img URL into one of my tags but it seems with themes, they have a themedpng extension. How can I reuse the 'New Item' ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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Read operation on a large object failed while sending data to the client

We recently upgraded our DB's for SharePoint 2013 by following these directions: http://blog.entos.at/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=14 Now we're receiving this error multiple times in Event Viewer ...
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Using JSLink to manage and output list groups and items

so I am currently using JSLink to change the look and feel of my List view, but am getting a little stuck in getting the HTML hierachy of my elements right. This is my current code... function ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Fileshare & Reporting/Auditing/Monitoring Search

My company is using SharePoint 2013 for our intranet. All is working ok - however we want to use the great new 2013 search capabilities especially to our fileshare content. The problem is that we ...
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When to create site columns and when to create list specific columns, from a sharepoint design perspectives

I want to create a sub site template , to allow end users to create sub-sites based on the template, but i am having a design problems and i am unable to find the best approach to follow, my problem ...
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Search Result Sources 403 Erorr

I've got a weird bug in one of the SharePoint 2013 Foundation farms. Search Service is configured. Full crawl went OK with no errors. Now, when I'm trying to click on one of the links below. I get ...
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Managing shared & list-specific drop-down lists ,, should they be managed differently

I am working on a new SharePoint project, where we need to define a site template that has 4 issue lists. And end users will be creating sub sites based on the template. Now the problem I am facing ...
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Error while configuring Reporting Services Integration

I am trying to configure Reporting services with SharePoint via central admin -> General Setting -> Reporting Services Integration Error is as shown below. What is the problem?
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Create MasterPage programmatically in SharePoint 2013

I want to create custom master page and page layout using visual studio. I have already created these in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 in farm solution and Sandbox solution in 2010(for office ...
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SharePoint error after adding SQL Server Reporting Services Report Viewer webpart

We created a new wiki page. Then, we add a new webpart to this page -> SQL Server Reporting Services Report Viewer webpart. Now the page gives error. What could be the problem?
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Hide ribbon group title

How to hide the group title in a server ribbon tab? I've seen a picture of a ribbon without group titles, but removing the group title or just leaving it blank, produces a nerfed layout, which look ...
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Allow users to enter items to custom list but not view the list

This question may have been asked in the past, but not sure if it was in context of SP 2013 or SP online. We have a need for users to be able to add items to a custom list using a form (list form), ...
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Localizing Ribbon Custom Action

I am localizing a SharePoint Hosted App and successfully applied localization to custom list but localizing following two elements seems to be not working: Ribbon Custom Action Menu Item Custom ...
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Can we change the default error message of sharepoint 2013 list/library, “You can't leave this blank.”

I am trying to set column validations for SharePoint Lists and Libraries, I want to set custom error message for sharepoint column, I used the formulas but they are not working. I want to set field ...