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Sending E-Mails in On-Premises environments? (CSOM)

I'm working on an E-Mail function for a SharePoint 2013 provider-hosted App. The code I'm currently using: // Prepare the E-Mail parameters EmailProperties properties = new EmailProperties(); ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow: Survey creates new list item

Can sharepoint designer create a new list item when a new survey response is finished? Trying to Create New Survey response which will kick off a workflow to create a new item in another custom list ...
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extending the security trimmed control for groups

I want to show a button just for a sharepoint group. Is it possible from the master page or with javascript? I mean without extending the sp security trimmed control?
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Site Mailbox - System.NullReferenceException

I have set up site mailboxes on my farm, with no errors on the scripts. Adding the site mailbox app onto a site yields the following error: Could not contact the SharePoint Server The ULS log ...
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what need to be done when we change the manage account password from the Active directory

We have changed the passwords for the SP manage accounts inside our active directory. So I login to the SP server, then i changed the application pool identify passwords accordingly. Then I went to ...
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Error adding app to an internal SharePoint 2013 site

I have created an app using VS2013's convert to SharePoint feature. I have tried adding the app in two ways namely Provider hosted and SharePoint hosted, both of which return an error. I want the app ...
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How to foreach through a list and get distinct values from specific columns C#?

I'm able to loop through a list on sharepoint and get the information I need from selected columns, but how would I loop through a list and get only distinct values from a column in C#. For instance ...
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How to get webpart's custom property and default property value programatically

By using sharepoint server side api, i want to get my current webpart's custom property value. if property value is not set, then i want to get default value for that property programatically? how i ...
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what SPQuery.RowLimit return

In the below code what query.RowLimit = 3 will return. i guess if i got 10 values in query variable, then query.RowLimit = 3 will return first 3 values, Am i correct? or it will return somthing else? ...
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How to display event receiver error inline not in error page

I have a problem with displaying error messages inline, but sharepoint displays that ugly yellow page. Yes the error message is correct, it's the one I defined but I need to display errors like the ...
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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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Search not updating after moving managed metadata term under new parent term

I have issue where moving metadata term isn't reflected to search. I have simple hierarchy of metadata with two parent terms A and B, and A has one child term C. On some SharePoint list item with ...
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Pop up a browse Site Content dialog through code

I recently watched a video which popped-up a SharePoint Dialog box (Webpage Dialog) to browse site content, and then return the selection value to a text box. Is it possible to invoke this dialog box ...
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Sharepoint 2013 content DB restore issue

I'm trying to restore a content DB from a test server to prod. Followed the steps documented in the link : ...
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Created By Color-coding calendar

Is there a way to do the color coding by the field "Created by" I mean if the user A creates an event the color of the event will be Blue but if the user B creates an event the color of the event will ...
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How do you enable Enterprise Search Center for individual site collections?

Currently I've setup an Enterprise Search Center from central admin for the farm, but what I need is the ability for each site collection owner to create their own Enterprise Search Center site. So ...
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How can I change column default values of documents that already exist in libraries?

I discovered the power of column default values as a way to get users to use metadata tags without having to tag the docs themselves. While this is great for new documents added to folders where I ...
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Why is filtering on different columns show data while other displays “Show Filter Choices”

Sometimes when I click on the drop down box for a header it lists all of the information and I just click on the number I want. Other times, I only can sort by ascending or descending unless I chose ...
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Blog Categories List Does not Exist

SP2013 On Prem: 15.0.4569.1506 I have attempted to add a blog to our landing site in SharePoint. I did this through powershell using: enable-spfeature "BlogContent" -url "<URL>" The request ...
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Error: Forms based authentication in SharePoint 2013

I have followed this tutorial and setup everything to get ready to go with FBA. When I choose Forms Authentication in Sign in page it just throws below error and in Event Viewer this warning ...
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Why SharePoint 2013 event receiver fires twice?

I have created custom SharePoint event. Event should create new promoted links list item, when I upload something to another library. This event works fine, except it creates duplicate items. I tried ...
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SharePoint 2013 List View with query string filter stops working after editing view from browser

I have created one list definition in which I have added one list view which will filter data from query string paramater So when I am creating list from my list definition, view with query string ...
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How to add all default application proxies to custom application proxy group

I have created a web application using powershell and associate it with custom application proxy group. But i also want to add all default application proxies except Managed Metadata Service to my ...
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Using SP 2013 as an ERP is a good idea?

I'm asked to create a team and projects process within SharePoint. That means: A project starts, and we have to save it (maybe use forms to fill a list). A project is defined by a "Customer" and a ...
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Real World Capacity Planning in Sharepoint 2013

I have possibly gone through all the available articles published. But still not convinced. I am trying to do capacity planning for our company. around 2000 employees will use SharePoint 2013 ...
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I can't see “Insert New List” in the ribbon

I cannot see the option Insert -> New List in the ribbon in sharepoint 2013. Has this function disappeared from the ribbon or is it just a configuration issue? If it's disappeared, how can i ...
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cumulative update package 5 for Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 encountered error

When patching App Fabric 1.1 CU5 I encountered " the Feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable." I used the instructions provided in KB document to capture the temp ...
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Replace WebPart programmatically on .aspx Page without WebPartZone

Is there a way good way to replace a WebPart programmatically on a WikiPage and keep the old position? So far I'm able to delete a WebPart and add a new one but since it's a WikiPage where the current ...
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How to add specified web application to DNS by pinging it

I have created a sharepoint web application using powershell. I want to add my web application to default DNS. How i add it using powershell?
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Set show ribbon hide ribbon commands available programmatically

Set Site Actions -> Navigation -> Show and Hide Ribbon -> Make "Show Ribbon" and "Hide Ribbon" commands available to No How can we do the above programmatically?
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Is there a way to bulk delete records

It seems that I have a a lot of duplicated records in my " central " area so I wanted to either filter by Area then delete the duplicates if there is a way to do that or bulk delete every record that ...
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What is the installation order to add new language pack to an existing SharePoint farm?

I'm running an existing SharePoint 2013 (SP2010 should work the same) farm on a typical 3 tier topology. 1 WFE, 1 APP and 1 SQL. I'm running on Windows Server 2012 R2 English. SharePoint Server base ...
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2013 Nested Dialog Fields - another way to reference in jquery other than “select[title=xyz]”

I am trying to use JQuery to create parent/child relationships and set a field in the child (lookup of parent) to that of the child. I am using Content Editors in the forms (these are just the main ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development on Surface Pro 3

I am considering buying a Surface Pro 3 i7 8gb with 512gb storage and I am thinking of using it for development. I am wondering if anyone here has used their Surface for SharePoint 2013 development. ...
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Web Part specific DOM Manipulation. Two identical Script Editor Web Part Code blocks

We have a script editor web part with javascript that references some jquery libraries. The code creates web part properties and hides DIV tag in the web part based on some conditions. It works ...
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Passing filter value to REST Query

I have a text box that I'm trying to take the value from and pass it into a REST query as a filter parameter when the button is clicked. If I hard code a value into the REST query it retrieves the ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API error

I have this working properly on Office 365, but when I move it to our on-premise installation, I get an error. here is the code I'm trying to execute <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Code blocks not allowed searchresults.aspx

I'm getting this error on a copy of our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I've tried unghosting searchresults.aspx, but it comes back with "Cannot revert to the site definition version of this file. It ...
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Sharepoint List Permissions And Admin Override

I need to put together a folder where all users will submit their timesheets, but they can only see and edit their own. I want 3 admins who can see and edit everything in that folder. I've spent ...
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Do we have to install App Fabric/Distributed Cache CU update in all servers in Farm?

I am thinking of patching App Fabric/Distributed Cache service in SharePoint 2013 farm. I have 1 WFE and 1 App Server and I only have one host in my cache cluster that is in WFE. Now while applying CU ...
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What does a member status value of “2” mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When users click "Join this Community" on a SharePoint 2013 community site, it automatically adds their name to the members list with a Member Status value of 1. Their reputation score starts at zero, ...
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How to add the Google Tag Manager to the body in a SharePoint Master page?

According to the docs, the GTM should be added "immediately after the opening tag." However, any code that is placed there in the master (well, really the htm version of the master) will be put in ...
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Is there a way to force a linked file to open and not be able to open in the Browser?

I have files that dont work in the browser view and want them to directly open in the software is the a way to do this?
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SP 2013: Use custom managed property for Search Result title of property if it is populated

In SharePoint 2013, is there a simple way to use a custom managed property for the search result title of property if it is populated? I have several content sources and only 1 of them populates a ...
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Provider hosted app on premise - Context token null

1) I have created a provider hosted app on premise and able to execute the default code that Visual studio creates in the new default page without any issues. The code is to read the host web title. ...
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Web Part Connection to multiple lists on web part page

I have a Web Part Page with multiple lists displayed on the page. All lists have a common column named 'Product'. I want to filer all web parts by the 'Product' field, using web part connections. I'm ...
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Hiding the Survey List from browser in Sharepoint 2013

Every time I try to hide the Survey list from browser in Sharepoint Designer 2013 I receive an error telling me I couldn't. I am able to hide other kinds of list, besides that one. Today, I have to ...
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How do you associate a workflow with a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have been migrating a list with ShareGate. The list's workflows were modified on the destination, but for the sake of quickness I deleted the list before I re-migrated it. The workflow for the list ...
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Creating SP 2013 views programmatically

I'm creating views programmatically on a SharePoint 2013 custom list. I want the views to appear on top of the list or in the ellipsis menu. When creating more than three views, then views created ...
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Can you connect the Yammer free version with a SharePoint 2013 On Premise Install?

I just installed Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 in our test environment and noticed that you can use Yammer instead of SharePoint Social. Can you use the free version of Yammer with an on premise ...