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Why user is able to connect to to site using CSOM when he is not authorized

I am using the following code to connect to a site using CSOM in C# application. ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://myserver"); Web web = context.Web; context.Load(web); ...
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Mapping one term store to another - option

We are migrating a client to 0365. We are combining two libraries they have into a single library on the new site. The client's current term store was a mess, so we worked with them to create a new ...
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Clicking Save Downloads Document

After I click "+add new document", browse for document, click OK, I land on the EditForm.aspx page. Regardless if I edit the document or not, if I click "Save" the document automatically downloads ...
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Change the order of images in a Picture Library - Sharepoint 2013

I'm working on an Extranet site and have added a Picture Library Web part. There is a requirement to have the images in a certain order (not alphabetic or numerical etc). Is it possible to change ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Custom Permissions in a Document Library

Is it possible within a document library to have custom permissions based on file metadata. So for example within one document library you add multiple files and against each file you assign a ...
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Create SharePoint UserProfile for existing ActiveDirectory Contact

I have some Contacts in my Active-Directory which i need as UserProfiles in SharePoint 2013 (Standard Edition). Any idea how to get contacts imported to UPS as profiles? Some more details for my ...
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Programmaticaly get all users/groups with permission on item

I need to get all users/groups that have permissions on an item x, is there any way to get this information via C#?
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how to add url to string stored in list

I have functionality of sending mail when something is approved in list. I want to store message body in configuration list. The message body is like Thanks for subscribing. This is your link ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

When defining permissions in a SharePoint 2013 site or library I'd often wish to easily test what a users with (only) those permissions can see on this site. So I think I'll have to create some test ...
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“Assign To Do Item” action is not available in SharePoint 2013 designer workflow

I want to create one SharePoint 2013 designer workflow which should create one task for one user without any outcomes of the task like Approve/Reject. I just want to assign one to-do task so that ...
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Client Side Rendering a Field Type

I am creating a new form with the help of List Field Iterator, it works fine. The problem is that the people picker column is rendered in 2010 fashion and not 2013. I am looking for a solution which ...
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Check if any Existing workflows are in progress in SharePoint 2013 Visual studio WF development

I am using visual studio 2013 to create SharePoint workflows in SP2013. We have already have workflows associated with a document library and now while creating a new one, I want to check if the ...
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Can the Share popup be customized?

Is it possible to customize the Share popup so that a default message automatically appears in the include a personal message box? Ideally I would like to do this by adding code to a script editor web ...
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Enterprise Keywords in a document library

I am a beginner using SharePoint for my school and have been trying to use Enterprise Keywords in document libraries. I have one site that I use for one year group. There are many different pages ...
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Using JavaScript to create a custom form for a calendar list

I'm designing a device reservation tool on our laboratory's SharePoint site. I created a wiki-page showing all information of the respective device as well as a calendar for the device that shows ...
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Callout custom for doc lib in sp2103

How to implement a custom call out in sp2013 ? I have custom webpart to display all doc libraries and display all docs in doc preview . I used code below but i see the entire page but i want only ...
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javascript in .html(master page) not rendering function

When I place html a tag or some javascript in code snippet/content editor, the function is working fine. But when I want to apply this button to all pages and inserted it in the sharepoint 2013 HTML ...
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Web Application Rename / Migrate with in the same SharePoint Farm?

Current dilemma I face is that a client has a Web Application named http://site1 which is their production Web Application is a SP2013 Farm. In this same Farm they started developing their new ...
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Is it possible to change FormUrls in an ContentType after deployment?

we are currently using a custom ContentType for deploying a custom list with custom forms for the new, edit and display page. <ContentType ID="... > <FieldRefs></FieldRefs> ...
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Having problem using IIS 8 Self Signed Certificate for SharePoint 2013 High Trust Provider Hosted App

During development we were using the Self Signed Certificate from IIS 8 for developing/testing Provider Hosted App we are working on. Now we need to make changes to the app for Packaging and ...
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Newsfeed Posts show up in Search Center as “System Account”

I have the following issue with SharePoint 2013 and our Search Center / Newsfeed: When posting something in our MySite's Newsfeed it shows up within our Search Center's results. However the author ...
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Tooltips or Popups from List/Reusable Content

A customer would like to insert descriptions on words in his text on a page. Two possibilities to show them: 1. You hover a special word and a tooltip shows up with the description of the word. 2. ...
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Adding Custom Action to Feature, where goes the definition?

So i made an application page to configure a timer job and need to add a custom action to place a link for this aspx in the Site Settings and found something like: <CustomAction ...
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sharepoint 2013 on windows 10

I know This is not related to development, please accept me this time. Im looking to upgrade windows 8.1 to windows 10 . can I able to install sharepoint 2013 on windows 10? I couldn't find any ...
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Likes on Video Sharepoint 2013

I want to add likes to the videos i upload using JW player. Is there any built in function in SharePoint 2013? Pl help. Thanks
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returning 0 (“EmptyMask”)

I'm trying to retrieve the current user's permissions for a list but I keep getting an emptyMask result, even when my current user account is a Site Collection Admin. function ...
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Taxonomy access denied

Trying to access the Taxonomy in a SP 2013 solution (VS2012, C#), but always get a access denied (unauthorized access) on the TaxonomySession object if I am logged in as a "normal" user. If I am ...
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Cascade update in related list in sharepoint

I have 2 tables in access - Group, Client Which I am migrating to share-point list, so I can create a front-end of access using forms and reports which can be run anywhere, and not restricted to ...
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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 ...