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search box scoped to a managed property

I have created a managed property called speakers and it is working well when I use the following format speaker:nameofspeaker on the search box. However I intend to use a search web part ...
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SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail with additional headers [javascript]

Want to use the built in SendEmail with javascript and jquery. Found this code and got it working -- sends the email -- using the code below: var appweburl = "https://example.com/site"; var ...
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Unable to find Central Administration

I just attempted to install Workflow Manager and since then I have not been able to access CA. All it shows is that the Page Cannot be Found. Both of these are running on the same server and both are ...
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SharePoint Farm Account Loses Permissions to Web Application

We have an on premise install of SharePoint 2013. Using our farm account, let's say spfarm, we built out a handful of web applications. Since it is the farm account, it inherently gets full access to ...
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Why user is able to connect to to site using CSOM when he is not authorized

I am using the following code to connect to a site using CSOM in C# application. ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://myserver"); Web web = context.Web; context.Load(web); ...
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Mapping one term store to another - option

We are migrating a client to 0365. We are combining two libraries they have into a single library on the new site. The client's current term store was a mess, so we worked with them to create a new ...
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Clicking Save Downloads Document

After I click "+add new document", browse for document, click OK, I land on the EditForm.aspx page. Regardless if I edit the document or not, if I click "Save" the document automatically downloads ...
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Change the order of images in a Picture Library - Sharepoint 2013

I'm working on an Extranet site and have added a Picture Library Web part. There is a requirement to have the images in a certain order (not alphabetic or numerical etc). Is it possible to change ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Custom Permissions in a Document Library

Is it possible within a document library to have custom permissions based on file metadata. So for example within one document library you add multiple files and against each file you assign a ...
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Create SharePoint UserProfile for existing ActiveDirectory Contact

I have some Contacts in my Active-Directory which i need as UserProfiles in SharePoint 2013 (Standard Edition). Any idea how to get contacts imported to UPS as profiles? Some more details for my ...
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Programmaticaly get all users/groups with permission on item

I need to get all users/groups that have permissions on an item x, is there any way to get this information via C#?
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how to add url to string stored in list

I have functionality of sending mail when something is approved in list. I want to store message body in configuration list. The message body is like Thanks for subscribing. This is your link ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

When defining permissions in a SharePoint 2013 site or library I'd often wish to easily test what a users with (only) those permissions can see on this site. So I think I'll have to create some test ...
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“Assign To Do Item” action is not available in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

I want to create one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which should create one task for one user without any outcomes of the task like Approve/Reject. I just want to assign one to-do task so that ...
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Client Side Rendering a Field Type

I am creating a new form with the help of List Field Iterator, it works fine. The problem is that the people picker column is rendered in 2010 fashion and not 2013. I am looking for a solution which ...
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Check if any Existing workflows are in progress in SharePoint 2013 Visual studio WF development

I am using visual studio 2013 to create SharePoint workflows in SP2013. We have already have workflows associated with a document library and now while creating a new one, I want to check if the ...
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Can the Share popup be customized?

Is it possible to customize the Share popup so that a default message automatically appears in the include a personal message box? Ideally I would like to do this by adding code to a script editor web ...
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Enterprise Keywords in a document library

I am a beginner using SharePoint for my school and have been trying to use Enterprise Keywords in document libraries. I have one site that I use for one year group. There are many different pages ...
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Using JavaScript to create a custom form for a calendar list

I'm designing a device reservation tool on our laboratory's SharePoint site. I created a wiki-page showing all information of the respective device as well as a calendar for the device that shows ...
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Callout custom for doc lib in sp2103

How to implement a custom call out in sp2013 ? I have custom webpart to display all doc libraries and display all docs in doc preview . I used code below but i see the entire page but i want only ...
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javascript in .html(master page) not rendering function

When I place html a tag or some javascript in code snippet/content editor, the function is working fine. But when I want to apply this button to all pages and inserted it in the sharepoint 2013 HTML ...
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Web Application Rename / Migrate with in the same SharePoint Farm?

Current dilemma I face is that a client has a Web Application named http://site1 which is their production Web Application is a SP2013 Farm. In this same Farm they started developing their new ...
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Is it possible to change FormUrls in an ContentType after deployment?

we are currently using a custom ContentType for deploying a custom list with custom forms for the new, edit and display page. <ContentType ID="... > <FieldRefs></FieldRefs> ...
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Having problem using IIS 8 Self Signed Certificate for SharePoint 2013 High Trust Provider Hosted App

During development we were using the Self Signed Certificate from IIS 8 for developing/testing Provider Hosted App we are working on. Now we need to make changes to the app for Packaging and ...
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Newsfeed Posts show up in Search Center as “System Account”

I have the following issue with SharePoint 2013 and our Search Center / Newsfeed: When posting something in our MySite's Newsfeed it shows up within our Search Center's results. However the author ...
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Tooltips or Popups from List/Reusable Content

A customer would like to insert descriptions on words in his text on a page. Two possibilities to show them: 1. You hover a special word and a tooltip shows up with the description of the word. 2. ...
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Adding Custom Action to Feature, where goes the definition?

So i made an application page to configure a timer job and need to add a custom action to place a link for this aspx in the Site Settings and found something like: <CustomAction ...
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sharepoint 2013 on windows 10

I know This is not related to development, please accept me this time. Im looking to upgrade windows 8.1 to windows 10 . can I able to install sharepoint 2013 on windows 10? I couldn't find any ...
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Likes on Video Sharepoint 2013

I want to add likes to the videos i upload using JW player. Is there any built in function in SharePoint 2013? Pl help. Thanks
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returning 0 (“EmptyMask”)

I'm trying to retrieve the current user's permissions for a list but I keep getting an emptyMask result, even when my current user account is a Site Collection Admin. function ...
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Taxonomy access denied

Trying to access the Taxonomy in a SP 2013 solution (VS2012, C#), but always get a access denied (unauthorized access) on the TaxonomySession object if I am logged in as a "normal" user. If I am ...
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Cascade update in related list in sharepoint

I have 2 tables in access - Group, Client Which I am migrating to share-point list, so I can create a front-end of access using forms and reports which can be run anywhere, and not restricted to ...
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Follow feature : My site needed or no?

Is it mandatory to have mysites when you want to use follow feature for document libraries ? I just want follow feature , so dont see a need to have have mysite created for 300,000 users because i ...
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SharePoint Server Publishing Error SP-2013

I am trying to activate SharePoint Server Publishing but it will not activate. I have the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature activated already but when I go to manage site features ...
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Get account name of specific user using their display name

I am targeting a Person/Group field within my page layout via JavaScript. This enables me to get the display name for that particular user "Lastname, Firstname". Using '.innerHTML', I can also ...
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SharePoint 2013 Farm Account: Can it be local, not domain?

Finding lots of articles on not making the farm account a member of local administrators, and every article I read about creating accounts refers to a domain user account for the farm account. But ...
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Cut and Paste not working in Datasheet view Sharepoint 2013 O365

I have a question regarding an unusual error that I can't seem to resolve. I have a document library and am trying to cut and paste metadata from an excel 2013 spreadsheet into columns in a datasheet ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM where is Folder.MoveTo?

I have to implement a functionality of moving a document folder and was hoping to use Folder.MoveTo; But I don't see it in the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client and Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime for ...
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Sign in as different user not working in custom access denied page

Requirement- There should be a link in a custom access denied page to sign in as a different user in a SP 2013 web application. This is achieved by creating a custom application page and deployed as ...
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Migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 in new domain but users reside in old domain

We need to migrate a site from SharePoint 2010 in Domain A to SharePoint 2013 in Domain B. Domain B has a trust to Domain A and it is planned to keep the users in Domain A - they won't get migrated to ...
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How do you define source for “Find an item” contextual search in 2013?

I'm a bit confused by the complexity of SharePoint 2013's search functions and was hoping to get help. I created a simple contact list for all our field techs. Our dispatcher wanted to be able to ...
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Sharepoint followed feature top 5 items display

How to display only 5 items from sharepoint followed feature ? I know i can loop in and get top 5 but is there any rest api for mysite features ? Below option didnt work and also how can i get ...
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Compatiblity when using CSOM or SOM

If I want to develop an application in .Net using C# which will perform simple operations such as: Connect to a site using user/password Retrieve document libraries Upload file in document ...
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Mysite following feature - custom or not?

Do I need to create a mysite for creating a custom following feature ? If yes , when logs for first time a mysite is created in back end , does it impact for 300000 users ? I have a SharePoint site ...
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SharePoint mysite with follow feature

I have a SharePoint site with docs in doc library and i want to create a custom webpart with follow docs feature of SharePoint . so I realized to create a mysite in order to make my webpart working ...
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Unable to create subsite using template “Project Site”

This is one of the weirdest SharePoint issues I have encountered. I am unable to create a SubSite using "Project Site" template. 2 Possible answers that can cause this issue have been ruled out - ...
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Calculation for output that displays $1 per $1000 of amount from another column

I have a list that is a Sales Log. I have been tasked with creating a column that will look at a dollar amount and will give me a dollar amount based on that. Specifically, $1 per $1000. I am ...
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Removing Apps from SharePoint 2013

When you create a template it makes it available within the Apps section within Site Contents. Now, I want it deleted. I deleted the template but it is still available in the "Apps You Can Add" ...
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Copy library views from one library to another

I need to copy a view from one library in a site to another site and add it to it's libraries. Is there an easy way to do this? Free program or simple script?