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How to re order content types in list using PowerShell

In a Custom List there are more than 1 content types e.g. "Content Type 1", "Content Type 2" including OOB Item. Using PowerShell how can the ordering be changed?
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Why updating list template to require a field affects list that were created using older template?

Scenario : I created 100 lists using a custom list template I created and there custom field address was left "NOT REQUIRED" I updated solution in Visual Studio 2013 and update field to be REQUIRED ...
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Package designer is missing from visual studio solution

I have a Visual Studio 2012 having a SharePoint solution. Somehow, I was missing the Package folder in the solution. I got it back from the Source Control Explorer as the solution is saved in to the ...
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How to remove the scroll bars, row numbers and columns headers from excel web access webpart? [duplicate]

We are displaying few charts on an excel sheet. How to remove the scroll bars, row numbers and columns headers from excel web access webpart?
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Does excel (with external sql connectionto analysis db) in the excel web access webpart show latest data on every page refresh?

Whenever an excel sheet (with data picked up from sql analysis db) is shown on an sharepoint page, then does it show the latest data whenever the entire page is refereshed? If so, then, what is the ...
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How to remove the gridlines, row numbers, column headers, scroll bars and sheets tab from the excel web access webpart?

We are displaying an excel sheet via excel web access web part on a sharepoint page. There is only 1 excel sheet containing 2 charts. This appears like a normal excel doc with grid lines, 2 charts ...
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Can the farm administrator log into any sharepoint site on that farm?

Can the farm administrator log into any SharePoint site on that farm? Please advice.
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Mixing between “lookup” column type and “People or Group” column type

I want to create a site column that contain a list of “Project Managers”, where some project managers are already defined inside Active directory and are defined inside a SharePoint security group , ...
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Can I force all the sub sites to be using the same master page

I have created a sub site and I define a custom master page for it. Then I save it as a template. After that I started creating sub sites based on the template, where all the subsites get the custom ...
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Combining Formulas

I need to combine the following formulas for SharePoint 2013. I've validated that each works separately, but when I try combining them I keep getting an error message. Any suggestions: ...
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Hiding Getting Started Tiles

We have our Farm globally branded and I would like to remove a specific tile from the default 'Getting Started' Promoted Links Web Part. I would like to remove the tile 'What's your Style' so the user ...
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JS failures using ClientContext object on pages other than group membership pages

I'm attempting to use a piece of JS that I located here to add some CCS classes to the body tag of my SP site based on the user's groups. The following script works perfectly well when looking at a ...
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REST query not working on list after 5k threshold

The following query works on one site: mysite/_api/lists/getbytitle('Listname')/items?$top=5001&$filter=IndexedCol1 le 'M' and Author/Title eq 'John ...
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'Apps in Testing' throws JS error on clientContext - Cannot find current web URL

I have some JavaScript running on top of my Master Page. It works well except on one Site. When a 'Developer' Site collection is created, it adds 'Getting Started' and 'Apps in Testing' to the Home ...
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SharePoint 2013: Display custom field in search results

I have been doing research on this for a while and come up with nothing. I have a site with several document libraries, and each document library has a custom "Abstract" column, containing a brief ...
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Create SitePage or Webparts from List Content

I am new to SharePoint, so I know that there are a lot of powerful tools, but I'm not super familiar with most of them. From looking at various sites, including this one, I haven't found a clear-cut ...
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2013 Workflow missing when viewed from another PC

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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Display a list or library from top level site to subsites in sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application with a top level site and some subsites, how can I Display a list or library from top level site to subsites.
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ICO won't render from _layouts in IE 8

I have an ICO file located in the layouts/images folder. This renders properly in Chrome but not in IE 8. Is this a SharePoint limitation? /_layouts/15/CustomImages/snFavicon.ico
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Sharepoint 2013 - Redirecting to EditForm.aspx with ID of newly created NewForm.aspx

I've scoured the web for a solution but have unable to find one thus far. I have a master-detail view built from a Request form (Parent) and a Request Details form (Child). I am trying to simplify ...
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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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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

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand . Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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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 ...