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SharePoint App resources files not being included on deployment

I have a SharePoint App that has a lot of resource files (js, css, imgs, etc.) that are not being included when I deploy the project. The weird thing is that 2 days ago everything was working fine and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Client Context authentication token/cookie?

I am building a WPF application that uses Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext to connect to a SharePoint 2013 site and interact with lists. My SP site uses Windows Authentication, and all users ...
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Only one site in Whole Web application not displaying usage report

Recently customer reported of an issue, where usage reports turns out to be empty. Weird thing is only this site collection in that web application affected. All othe sites within that web app are ...
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Updating Person Field javascript error

I am creating a new list item using CSOM. When I try updating a Person field, I'm getting a error saying my function is undefined Uncaught ReferenceError: createListItem is not defined it ...
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Incompatible Database Name in SharePoint Server Search - Help

the windows application event log reports numerous errors for sharepoint Event 2583 (SharePoint Server Search) of severity 'Error' occurred 20 more time(s) and was suppressed in the event log ...
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Programmatically Start Workflow Sharepoint 2013 Out of Range Exception

I am trying to programmatically start my WF in Visual Studio and deploy it along with my solution into SharePoint 2013. The WF is in the same solution file as my ASP.NET web form and code behind. I ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow-Different Approvers

In my limited experience of approval workflows on SP, as I understand it you have to define who the approval individual(s) will be within the workflow itself. Whenever it is started it will ...
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How to provide access to like or comment news feed for visitors group in sharepoint 2013?

I have Newsfeed in my SharePoint 2013 site, I gave read access to this site but minimum permission to respond to the newsfeed is contribute. How can I achieve this?
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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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SPO 2013 - Hiding/showing navigation items automatically regarding user's permissions

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We are using the structured navigation on our root site (https://sitename.sharepoint.com) and when we adjust our permission levels for users, pages and ...
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Troubles with refreshing themes after a themable CSS update

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing site that is structured using a hierarchy of sub sites. I have packaged three themes in my WSP. These themes consist in a custom master page (the same for ...
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Connecting Web Parts - No Provider Schema

This is in an on-premise SP 2013 environment I am trying to connect a list view web part to a data form web part. (I want the list view web part to get filter values from the data form webpart). ...
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Hide SuiteBar links Office 365

I have previously used jQuery to hide the Suitebar links in SP 2013. This was on-prem install. When I try in Office 365, it seems to ignore the code. //Neither of these work: ...
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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Need to pause a workflow email until a date, but workflow still needs to continue to run before that date

I was going to use the technique linked below to send out a reminder email on a specified date. This requires the "Pause Until" functionality. If I use this in one section of my workflow where the ...
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How to Add a tooltip in Radio Buttons when checked in newForm.aspx page

I have custom list with a field type of radio buttons with 4 choices. I want to be able to show a box on right hand side when each radio button is checked .How do i do that? So far i was able to ...
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Problem adding a custom list to a SharePoint 2013 solution (“Failed to find <ListTemplate> tag corresponding to ID ”100")

I have a SharePoint 2013 solution that I migrated from 2010. Without any custom list definition, I am able to deploy the solution and create a new site collection (from the web itself, I am not using ...
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Search performance and process for disinherited security

If I have 4 Libraries each with 1000 documents. If one document in each of the 4 libraries has dis-inherited security, do all 4000 documents need to be crawled via search now that one document in ...
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Making ajax callback from custom field client-side code

I am creating a custom field for SharePoint 2013, following this (and similar) walkthroughs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163799.aspx The field is just an extension of SPFieldText and I ...
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Custom BCS External Content Type Error handling

Using SharePoint 2013. I have created a custom BCS model (bdcm with custom assembly deployed to GAC) to create external content types to connect to an proprietary external data source. I have created ...
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Get url of ALL lists on a SharePoint 2013 site using JSOM

I'm trying to retrieve the url for all lists on the current SharePoint site. I've managed to get the title for each list, I've also found resources explaining how to get the url of one specific list. ...
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An image added to my enterprise wiki page is automatically added inside wrong location PublishingImages/Pages/Forms/my-sub/

I am working on an Enterprise wiki site collection, and when users add images to the wiki pages, these images are going to be stored inside the following folder automatically:- ...
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Can we write App Prerequisites using Javascript? get edition of SharePoint using javascript

I am creating SharePoint hosted app. I have to develope an app such that it should work in all edition of SharePoint and its features will vary from edition to edition. Now I have couple of questions ...
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Copy a Excel to Document Library when something changes in database

I have got a Document Library with one Excel File. After something changes in a database located on another server, I want to update a version of Excel. How could I do it on SharePoint 2013?
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VS Workflow 2013 - Single Task action - Get Task ID

I'm developing Sharepoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio and I need to get ID of a task that is created by Single Task activity and write it to list item's field. What's the best way to achive this?
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Problem loading pages as a site owner when Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) is active

We have created a custom teamsite webtemplate, which has some extra site columns, contenttypes, lists and libraries. No fancy stuff. However we got some complaints that sometimes, not always pages ...
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Advance Search Webpart in Sharepoint 2013

Advance search webpart not visible in SharePoint2013. Any one suggest what to do ?
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Attach file in CustomList Item using Sharepoint.Client object

Hi is there a way to attach file in specific Custom list item? Currently i tried to add files on the root folder using below code: using (ClientContext context = new ...
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Import Managed Metadata from Access

We have some data in Excel that we want to import into a product list (for cross-site publishing) in our site collection. We tried using the import excel app, but the fields are all the wrong name ...
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2013 search - select columns from a specific table in site collections

Looking at all the new search capability in 2013 I'm thinking this should be do-able.. where as in 2010 we put it in the "too hard basket" Basically we plan to build some site collections (project ...
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SharePoint integration outside farm

Can someone provide me an overview of the possible ways of interaction with SharePoint from an external source. For example add items to a list from an application not running in the farm. In a farm ...
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REST Api Add item to list in App Web

I have an app that contains a few lists within its own app web. I need to add new items thru the REST Api. The problem is when I try to add an item I get a 403 Forbidden error Which is odd ...
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Syncing Site WF (State Machine) to ASP.NET Web Form [duplicate]

I have developed a web form in ASP.NET with the code behind in vb.net in Visual Studio 2013. This will be deployed into SharePoint. I have also included a Site State Machine WF in the same solution. I ...
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Guess SharePoint version based on connection parameters

My client application uses the SharePoint Client Object Model against SharePoint 2010 and 2013. I would now like to add support for SharePoint Online. Users of my application specify the 'Url' to ...
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Upload image to rich text field and choose destination

SharePoint 2013, Team-Site-Template I got a custom list with a rich text field. This offers the option to upload images to. There also is a doc. lib. with 3 folders on this site. The upload form ...
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Make virtual path in Term Store Management Tool

Is it possible in the Term Store Management Tool (SharePoint 2013) when you only have editor rights to make a " virtual path " to a page, from which you redirect to a page that is location a other ...
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How to check if the workflow can be started on SPListItem?

I have created a custom action for starting the workflow on list item. When user selects the item, an item from ribbon is enabled to start the workflow directly on item. I have created on application ...
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Insert script in DIP Sharepoint 2013

When uploading a document I have a choice field called "Document Type". The choice values are values such as PDF, Word, E-mail and such. When I upload a document with file extention .docx the Document ...
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Sharepoint 2013 survey, page break and anonymous user access

I made an anonymous survey for non-logged users. The problem is when I add page break (every 5 questions), the anonymous user can't click "Next" and carry on survey after page break, because he is ...
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Cannot use “postOfficeBox” in User Profile Synchronization Service

I would like to use the "P. O. Box"-AD-attribute (according to http://www.selfadsi.de/user-attributes-w2k8.htm it is named "postOfficeBox") in SharePoint. Unluckily i cannot find the according entry ...
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Global navigation does not show folders in subsites

In a SharePoint 2013 publishing site, I set up global navigation to show structural navigation. Basically, I have this following site hierarchy: root subsite sub-subsite sub-subsite2 subsite2 ...
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Manually add to “Community Site Members” or use SharePoint group

I am using the Community Site Feature. Users need to click the "Join Community" button to become a member. I would like to have this "member list" be either manually pre-filled or even better use a ...
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How to expire FedAuth cookie at end of session when using trused identity provider

I've setup a custom trusted identity provider. It logs the user into SharePoint just fine - however, the problem is that user stays logged in even after a browser restart. The trusted identity ...
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Programmatically Added XsltListViewWebPart in SP2013 looks like SP2010

I'm adding XsltListViewWebPart programmatically like so: Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.XsltListViewWebPart listViewWebpart = (Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.XsltListViewWebPart)webPart; ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow AppStep not working

We have a list that we want users to only be able to add items to -- not view or edit or delete. when a user adds an item a couple of workflows kick off, one that sends an email, another that changes ...
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I cannot create Audiences in my SP2013 user profile service

I am on SP 2013 Enterprise server and I am trying to create some Audiences in my User Profile Service. When I attempt to add a rule I get the following error: "Rule context is not detected. This ...
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SharePoint is not installed error in Visual Studio 2013

I have a solution I'm keeping all my specific projects inside. I can easily deploy existing one and even add new Visual Web Parts and redeploy. But when trying to add a new project I get the error ...
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Update SharedWithUsersId REST API

I've been looking at the REST API to update fields in SharePoint. I can get it to update the title without any problems, however when I go to update the SharedWithUsersId they do not update. I don't ...
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Not all Site Columns get Craweld properly

According to this link all site columns should become Managed Properties. I am currently experiencing a problem with my search service application. When I go to "Managed Properties" under the search ...
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Starting Workflow on Button Click

I have added a state machine WF in VS by right clicking my solution and Add -> Add New Item -> then under "Office/SharePoint I added the "State Machine WF (Farm Solution Only). So the WF is now part ...