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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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Silverlight webpart is covering top navigation menu 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. This is in SharePoint 2013, ...
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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 ...
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Highly customizing the look and feel of a List View

I've been given a task to allow a user to add a 'Vacancy' web part to a page. The webpart will be basically a list of all vacancies from various regions. This is the desired final product... And ...
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How to create a template for wiki pages

I have this requirement of creating Templates for wiki pages. I did lot of research but i didn't find any concrete way of templatizing wiki pages. I know that there are various Text Layout options ...
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jQuery UI theme for SharePoint 2013

I am looking for a jQuery UI theme for SharePoint 2013. The theme "Redmond" is obviously for 2010. Thanks
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Creating Content Type using Schema.xml

I am trying to create a content type from a schema.xml but the fields are not getting created, any ideas? <ContentType ID="0x0101001CC4D99118BEC246AB8D5DF12A34B61F0101" Name="License" ...
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“The Azure Access Control service is unavailable” on Azure Sharepoint Farm via Oauth

we are trying to evaluate integrating Sharepoint 2013 as a Data Source into our app, i.e. create a low trust app that receives a token from Sharepoint and makes further inquiries with that token. The ...
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Users don't remain logged in with mixed anonymous / integrated windows authentication (NTLM)

I am not quite sure how to even begin to troubleshoot this. After some undetermined number of requests or actions an authenticated user will suddenly become anonymous again. Here is a sample series of ...
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Why is it taking longer and longer to deploy an InfoPath template with managed code?

I have InfoPath 2013 browser-enabled form templates with managed code that I'm deploying to SharePoint 2013 on-prem via Central Administration > Manage Form Templates. The more I make changes to the ...
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Lync Presence Indicator showing full sprite in 2013

I have migrated a solution from 2010 to 2013 which was rendering this code to show the Lync status and Name. Everything works in IE except the indicator icon is showing the entire sprite: presence += ...
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Custom slide library feature for SharePoint 2013

My customer is looking for the custom slide library feature for SharePoint 2013. Since the original feature (SP 2010) is being deprecated what would be the level of effort to recreate it as a custom ...
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Apps only available on subsites or with old users after migration to SP2013

SP2010 to 2013 migration, on-site, not online. Migrated users see a large list of apps on both the parent site and its subsites. New (since the migration) users see only five apps on the parent ...
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Add Enterprise Field Column to Shedule View

Can someone tell me if it's possible in Project Server 2013 to add additional custom enterprise fields to this view? The problem is that project managers in our orgatization fill some custom ...
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Disable maintaining scroll position in SharePoint Infopath form

Is there a way to disable the function that maintains the scroll position in a SharePoint InfoPath browser form? I have navigational buttons at the bottom of each form. When I use them to navigate ...
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Adding Content Type To Document Library

I am creating a custom list and in that trying to add an existing content type. Below is the code used: testList.ContentTypesEnabled = true; SPContentType testContentType = ...
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What's the difference between app.master and .master pages?

I've looked around and I can't seem to find the difference between an app.master page and .master pages. I'm building a new look and was wondering what the real difference is. I've found this ...
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What is the use of Accessible mode, Skip to main and Turn Off Animations options in SharePoint 2013

While we use SharePoint 2013 with keyboard only, we come across few options while we keep on pressing TAB key on top left corner in blue bar (just on top of SuiteBar) These Options are as follows ...
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Power shell Script to copy sharepoint top navigation bar across site collections in sharepoint 2013

I have create a global navigation using Term Store Management Tool in Root site collection for a web application. Now i want to copy this Navigation across site collection using powershell. Can you ...
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Secure RSS Feeds stopped working in SharePoint 2013

We're pulling information from this feed: https://wazcommunity.wordpress.com/feed/ Until a few days ago it worked like a charm and other unsecure feeds are still working fine. I found the following ...