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Automatically include last modified date / user when inserting a link to a document in a page?

When creating or editing a page, I can Insert a Link From SharePoint. This opens a window letting me "Select an Asset". If I choose a document from a document library, the link also automatically ...
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Multiple Lines of Text field set to Append Changes to Existing Text is duplicating its changes

We're using a Multiple Lines of Text type field with the Append Changes to Existing Text option enabled as a Comment field on a table on a SharePoint 2013 site. Ideally, key changes to the record ...
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Add new page button missing from site actions dropdown

Until today, the content creator for my company's intranet would use the add new page button in the gear button drop down to create new pages. Today that button disappeared and none of us had changed ...
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Save button stopped refreshing

I'm having an issue with using GenFireServerEvent on a save button to save and refresh on a SharePoint 2013 site. Here's my code: <input type="button" value="Save" name="btnSave" ...
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Missing files and assembly

I found some problems with my Farm. The first problem I noticed was when I tried to make a new workflow in Designer. I got several errors; most interestingly, Microsoft.SharePoint is missing. I got ...
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create Hyperlink on 07 powerpoint presentation to Word bookmark file on sharepoint 2013

Hyperlink in Power Point 2007 to Word .docx bookmark not working on SharePoint 2013. Link works when .docx is not on SharePoint.
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Image Banner not displaying for read-only users

On one of the Site Collections we have in SharePoint 2013, we created a custom banner. The banner is not displayed for users who have read-only access to that Site Collection. Is there away for us to ...
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Workflow to send a List?

I have a Birthday List, and I need to write a workflow to send a list of those who meet years two days in advance, and send an email to those who fulfill years on the day of.
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User with full control getting Access Denied message on Information management policy settings

I'm completely stumped. The user has full control of the site (not the site collection, a subsite under a site collection) and on the specific list where he wants to apply information management ...
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Office files won't open in SharePoint 2013 again

Is there any other answer to the above question in addition to the ones suggested in the link describing that a link in Sharepoint 2013 cannot be used correctly other than e.g. copy a shortcut of the ...
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The remote certificate is invalid error

In my webpart i am trying to call url to get me xml but i am getting error The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure. `WebException: The underlying connection was ...
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SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3

Our DBA wants to apply Service Pack 3 on SQL Server 2012, has anyone installed SQL Server 2012 SP3 on a SharePoint 2013 farm? Any catch outs? Any articles that show it is supported?
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Document set properties not syncing to folders

I'm using document sets in SharePoint 2013. Inside each set, are some folders. I've found the "document set fields synchronization job" that updates fields from the doc set metadata to items inside ...
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How to create a sharepoint 2010 list item by using a sharepoint 2013 workflow with REST POST?

I want to create a list item on a sharepoint 2010 server site by running a sharepoint 2013 workflow using "Call Http web service" REST with POST method.
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List/library view web parts can not be viewed by anonymous users if XSL is applied

The institution I work for has their public-facing website built in SharePoint 2010. We are working on upgrading it to 2013. On our 2013 test server I have an issue where anonymous users can't see ...
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Hide empty columns in view

its possible to hide empty column(s) from view(webpart) in Sharepoint 2013? I was looking for any javasript solution, but unfortunately i have found only solution for boxed style. Hide columns from ...
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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of sharepoint 2013 server with a document library. I have another server with sharepoint 2010 installed. I want to create workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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How to give group visitors permission to run custom JS?

I have a custom JS file located in siteassets in the homesite https://companyxxx.sharepoint.com/SiteAssets/scripts/custom.js I have added this JS file in the masterpage of one of my collections and ...
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Why aren't my content types available?

In SharePoint 2013, I have created site content types in the ECH all from the document parent content type. In an effort to keep my custom content types easy to manage, as these are all for process ...
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Servers in Farm: Upgrade Required

I am trying to clean up issues on SharePoint 2013. My Farm is an in place 2010 to 2013 upgrade. In Central Admin under "Servers in Farm" (/_admin/FarmServers.aspx) my Server is reporting that I have ...
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Error while adding user to SharePoint group using CSOM

I'm facing error while trying to add users into the SharePoint groups using CSOM. When I try to add user by passing user name as "domain\V*****" (all users start with "v" character), it through error ...
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InfoPath form gets redirected to another SharePoint list after submission

I have a customer who uses infopath forms to create list items. When a new form is created that select a category which has a corresponding folder in the list library. We've worked with them for ...
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Copy Library/List in SharePoint 2013 2 gig

I have a library/list that is roughly 2 gigs. I need to copy it and place the new copy under a different name in the same SharePoint 2013 site. I am trying to retain the historical data and column ...
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Sharepoint 2013, access Most Popular Items in Library via Powershell

I'm creating a script to get some of the statistics SharePoint 2013 offers in a single file. The problem I'm facing is that I'm not able to get the most popular items for my document libraries. My ...
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Access Sharepoint 2013 List using REST Web Api

We have Intranet in our organization in which we have one list called announcement which also consist one custom column. Now I want to read that list data using rest api for mobile app of our ...
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Activating BCS in sharepoint 2013

I'm wanting to use BCS in my SharePoint environment and i came to the problem of the database. Can we connect multiple databases on different servers? Can we select the database from its IP ...
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Value of field “Persons” is not being displayed in Workflow

I have a list called "Hotel Booking". It contain a field called "Persons" whose type is Person/Group. I have made a copy of SharePoint default approval workflow and making changes in it so this field ...
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Isn't this SharePoint design issue that it resets IIS when ever you deploy a solution?

Let's say I have two web application and inside those I have 2 site collections each. If I deploy a visual web part for sitecollection1 then it does IISRESET which means all sites will be down for a ...
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Multi selection list box greyed out

I made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and then edited its approval form in InfoPath to add a multi selection list box (I am showing check boxes) which is reading values from a ...
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How to Dynamically Change a Value in the Column of the Current Item Through Clicking Hyperlink in Email

I have a script on Content Editor Web Part that me and my coworker tested on a list called TextTestList. The requirement is: When user clicks a hyperlink in email, received from a Workflow, that ...
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How to make Person/Group and Look-up column values non-clickable in SharePoint 2013 list views

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. For a SharePoint 2013 XSL List View Web Part, I need for the person/group column value, as well as look-up column value to be non-clickable. I have seen multiple ...
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What is the difference between project site templates PWA#0 or ProjectSite#0

What is the difference between project site templates PWA#0 or ProjectSite#0 . Is PWA for 2010 and ProjectSite for 2013? I am looking at creating site collection for project server using PowerShell. ...
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Can't get filename of document with REST api/CAML query

Using the rest api to retrieve information about my documents. The documents use managed metadata which isn't expanded correctly when using the stand REST api. So I found this fix which uses REST with ...
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Viewing Shared With Permissions on folder for Contributors compared to SCA

We are wondering why some users with 'Contribute' permissions would see different 'Shared With' permissions on a library folder compared to the SCA. We have the 'Browse User Information - View ...
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SP 2013 Document Version in Word 2010 as Quick Part

I'm running SharePoint 2013 Foundation on-premise and my goal is to display the version of the document as shown in SharePoint in the docx. I already tried several solutions and since it's foundation ...
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Hosting a SharePoint Page in a minimalist manner

I have a simple SharePoint CSOM page that is used to pull the Current user and their Email. I'm hosting this page in a dedicated Site Collection which seems like overkill. It's essentially a redirect ...
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Logged in user displaying domain

I've written a script to create a new web app and portal site collection, however, one the newly created web app, it is displaying the logged in user's name in the format pictured below: Whereas, ...
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How to change position of top navigation bar in sharepoint 2013?

I am working on branding a SharePoint site which requires styling the top navigation bar and placing it below the site icon. I moved the classes within seattle.html page to implement this but this led ...
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Show Sub-site's List in main site page [duplicate]

I have a list in one sub-site, now I want to add/show that list on a page in its main site. It should be with edit menu of the list content. Any suggestion !
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Strange ListView behavior using FilterLookupId in SP2013

As stated in this post, I have a problem on navigate between pages in filtered views when the filter includes FilterLookupId in order to refer to the id and not to the value of the field. Opening the ...
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Is there any way to restore promoted results once deleted?

We had a Search configuration built in SharePoint 2013 with many promoted results for our pages. However after having some issues and having to delete and recreate our entire Search Service ...
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Rename Title field in list definition SP 2013

Similar questions have been asked before but none of the solutions have worked so far for me. The list I am working with is part of an add-in so no settings menu is available. I am trying to rename ...
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Clicking Hyperlink in Email to Change a Value of a Column in SharePoint 2013

I have never came across this situation and need some assistance. Below is the scenario: A user gets a notification email with a hyperlink to the current item that is sent from a Workflow in List A ...
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Why javascripts referenced in JSLink are cached by browser (max-age=31536000)?

Context Recently, I noticed that browsers cache the javascript files that have been referenced from the JSLink property of a OOB list form. Analyzing the network traffic with chrome dev tools, I can ...
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Javascript error on navigation in related items list

I have a Display View (ListFormWebPart) of an Item with a related items list on SP2013. This related view shows 10 items per page and as standard there is the naviagation to see other items: Once I ...
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SP2013 and O365 : how to get user's followed sites ? SocialDataStoreException 2

I need to display current User's followed sites under my Wiki Homepage. So, i got the following code written in a followedsites.htm stored under SiteAssets Library and added it to the Home page by a ...
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How to add new approval form to workflow

I have made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and making changes in it. Let's call it "New Approval". I have attached this "New Approval" to a custom list. Workflow has two steps and ...
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link to list in “View Site content” is corrupt

I have recently done a restore on a site that was backed up from another server (sp2013 onpremise) When I go to mysite/viewlsts.aspx and click on one of my document libraries, it links to ...
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Time Stamping for specific item

I´m new here! I have a list with an status column on SP2013, this can be "User", "Buyer", "GOA". I need to know the amount of days each status was selected; but the status can change multiple times, ...
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Drop down list lookup field SharePoint Designer 2013

I would like to create a list with inventory on it. This would be just numbers like A1 through A24 (List A). Is there a way to create a lookup field in another list (B) with a column that shows those ...