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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?
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Click promoted links tile to reveal another webpart

I have two sets of promoted link tiles. I've placed each set of tiles in their own webpart on a webpart page. What I would like to do is: 1. Hide the second set of tiles, and 2. Reveal the second ...
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How to make page that redirects dynamically based on URL

Sorry for bad title, I really don't know how to describe this problem. Any suggestion is welcome. I have to implement one custom button in ribbon bar in all documents to move files from one doc lib to ...
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How to update item properties for an existing document found by search with CSOM?

You don't know which library it resides in, nor site, nor site collection. The only entry point is the search center URL or _api/Search endpoint. The problem is that when you retrieve the File it is ...
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Build url with current item's parameters for button on default form page

Using only the browser (No SharePoint Designer) on a default form (DispForm.aspx) I want to add a button and specify that button to go to a certain page, and append the paramerters of the current page ...
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SP 2013 webparts, hidden property check box greyed out

SP 2013. Hidden checkbox on webparts, regardless if the said webpart has got chrome set to none or default or other, is grayed out on wiki pages. On a site collection with publishing features and site ...
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Is it possible to hide open in excel icon for the PowerPivot Gallery

Sharepoint 2013 on Prem. Does anyone know about a way hide/disable open in excel icon in the PowerPivot gallery (silverlight app)? So OWA is the only way to open PowerPivot/view spreadsheet? ...
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Increase width for form modal dialog

How do I increase width of forms modal dialog? API provides a way to specify ModalDialog options: SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog(options) Method, however how do I increase width in case when I use ...
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after clicking the cancel button close the popup window and redirect to parent window

I had a requirement in my code as follows After click the cancel button in the sp model popup window it should be closed and redirect to the parent window.
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Error: UserProfileApplicationProxy.ApplicationProperties ProfilePropertyCache does not have

We are having below error in event viewer when using SharePoint Workflow 2013: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: UserProfileApplicationNotAvailableException_Logging :: ...
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Diagnostic Logging - view current level?

How do I view the current Diagnostic Logging settings for the SharePoint farm? i.e. the settings for Least critical event to report to the event log and Least critical event to report to the trace ...
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How to make specific items in library accessible to a specific group

I have a library containing 10000 items. It has a field called "Share" with values "Yes" and "No". There is a user group with whom I want to share those items in this library which has "Yes" in ...
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Search by content exclusive OR

I am trying to construct a result source that can be used by a Content by Search Web Part in MySites. This is my current query: {searchTerms} ...
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JS image carousel [on hold]

I am using SharePoint 2013 online and I have created an image carousel that pulls images from a list. This carousel needs to be static if there is only one Image in the list, can anyone advise me on ...
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Changing look'n'feel of site collection after migration from SP 2010 to 2013

I am trying to migrate my Sharepoint site collection, from 2010 to 2013. Following tutorials, I managed to finally getting it done, but the look and feel became "2013-style". Is there a means to ...
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How to display mutiple views on the 2013 SharePoint navigation bar for one Library

I want to use one SharePoint 2013 Library with multiple views and have links to each view on my navigation bar. I have created different views for the library but how do I lock those views in on my ...
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Close Popup and redirect the parent page to parent window page [on hold]

I have created custom button in ribbon row, this button shows in every list and document library. If I click that button, a popup will come up and show the OK button. If I click the OK button, it will ...
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Use more than one Content type hub in the same Web Application?

We have a scenario where this organization have multiple vendors. Each vendor (currently two) need a Content Type Hub. Our goal is to minimize administration and we’re thinking what we should do. ...
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Discussion Board Workflow for Replies

I have a Discussion Board on my SharePoint site that is used by the whole organization for weekly department updates. Usually what happens is: Department will post their weekly update as a new ...
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Decrease Title Character Limit

I know it's not possible to increase the maximum length of the title column. Character limit on Title column However, what would be the easiest way to decrease it to 50 Characters, for example? I'm ...
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CSR Not working for multiple fields

Hi I have requirement to give display form link to the title and making description short for document library view. I have added below code using jslink. The title is rendering as per my ...
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Site Analytics also for non Site Owners possible?

Is it possible to make the Popularity and Search Reports accessible to contributors and not only owners?
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validation control not working

I am using sharepoint validation control to validate only numbers but whatever i enter it says "please enter valid number". What is wrong with my validation expression? ...
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Sharepoint 2013 foundation url shortener

My collegue wants to start using custom URL's to documents. I found a lot about it for sharepoint 2010 but I did not find this stuff in my Site Setting pages. My empoyer does not favour to add ...
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Upload Photo to Document Library from iPad, Safari

We have: SharePoint 2013 iPad Safari browser We are trying to upload an Image from iPad's Photos to SharePoint Library. Problem: Upload document button is grayed out. No "Create button". ...
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Drop Down In List From Lookup Does Not show all items in Mobile View

In SharePoint 2013, I have a master "task" list that is linked to another "users" lists via lookup. The "users" list have over 30 items (tech's names and contact info). Everything is fine and dandy ...
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Create Web Property in Web Property Bag in SharePoint Site using REST API

I want to add one Web Property to sharepoint sub site using REST API. Is it possible or feasible using REST API?
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VS2013 Sharepoint Configuration Wizard not loading any lists

I'm currently working on a SP2013 dev environment and yesterday had to restart the server. After restarting I re-opened the project I was working on and when I tried creating a new workflow to ...
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ReadOnly columns in External List: SharePoint 2013.

I want to make some fields ReadOnly in External List in SharePoint 2013. I have tried JavaScript and SPUtility approaches as guided in this blog, but unfortunately did not work. In SharePoint ...
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SharePoint Designer not creating NewForm or EditForm for Stored Proc

I have created an external list using an external content type which uses stored procs for create, update, and delete operations. When I try adding a new item to that list using a Web Part, I'm ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom List: Unable to insert line breaks into Multi Line Text column

I am unable to insert a line break using the conventional method (alt>enter) as you would in MS Excel or MS Access into a "Multiple lines of text" column within a Custom List on our SharePoint 2013 ...
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Add Web Part to page “automatically”-Sharepoint foundation 2013

I'm a relative Sharepoint newbie trying something that seems like it should be simple but having lots of trouble executing it. My organization does not have much more sharepoint experience than I do ...
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Excel Web Access Web Part Resizing SP2013

So I have created a SharePoint 2013 site that contains tabs built with Bootstrap and these tabs include various web parts, including the Excel Web Access Web Part. I really like the display and the ...