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Cannot open excel file on sharepoint site

I have a library on a sharepoint site which includes some excel files. When I click the excel file, it shows this error: Sorry, we couldn't find your license to use this feature. If you know who ...
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embeding content field into a web part

I have successfully been able to get my Content Fields show up on my Page Layout through SharePoint designer. Some of these fields don't need to be a permanent part of the layout any more and would ...
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SQL SERVER 2012 high availability and cluster for deploy share point 2013 Internet portal

We have plan to deploy a huge SharePoint 2013 internet portal and we are using sql server back end. The daily have 500 to 1000 concurrent users and for sql server cluster and high availability and ...
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SharePoint Products Configuration Failing - Win32Exception : The data area passed to a system call is too small

Server A was connected to farm A. I uninstalled SharePoint and installed again to create farm B in the same SQL Server. The SharePoint installation is successfull, however when I try to run the ...
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How do I use COMPUTED field types in SP2013?

I currently have a limitation with some 3rd party software being unable to display calculated fields. I started investigating whether I could display my calculated field value using a COMPUTED column ...
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Do SP2013 Workflows Run as the Current User by Default?

I have a workflow (developed in Visual Studio) that is started on creation of an item in List A. Most users have permission to create items in this list. The workflow subsequently updates another ...
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what is causing this error “UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized. ”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013, and sometimes especially when modifying the wiki page name , users will get the following exception :- now i checked the SP ...
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PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013 experience

Does anybody have practical experience with PowerPivot for SharePoint (especially SharePoint 2013) to implement a self-service BI scenario in an on premise environment? Some questions that I’m ...
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Search : features that need to be activated (or not)

I want a site to be crawled for search. In site (not collection) features which of the following features should be activated? Search Config Data Content Types Search Config Data Site Columns Search ...
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Format List Calendar View Days

We'd like to format the calendar view of a list not off the data entered for each of the days, but off the actual day of the week. For example: Saturday and Sunday boxes would be red Monday boxes ...
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Search Results not showing up for a site collection

I have configured Search Service Application and result sources and Query transform: {searchTerms} path:http://url:port, and managed properties in my SP 2013 web application.Created a search center ...
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Workflow is not generating documents from templates - 2013

I have been trying to get this to work, I have created the content type and the template, set it up as the default content type. moreover, I have also specified the ContentTypeID in the workflow, but ...
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how to search inside of pdf files in sharepoint 2013

I want to search inside of pdf files in sharepoint 2013. How can I do?
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Connect to php application using Sharepoint credentials

I want to connect to a php application using the user's Sharepoint username and password. The user will click a link placed on a Sharepoint page that will take him to the main page of the php ...
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Issue populating edit forms in Sharepoint 2013

So I have a SharePoint list where on the edit page I have created multiple infopath form webparts, each audiences to a different group with a different view. The problem is that only the first form is ...
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Increase tile size of promoted link in Share point 2013

I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I have been ...
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SharePoint 2010 Kerberos Configuration Troubleshooter

Can someone say if it's possible to download fresh version of "SharePoint 2010 Kerberos Configuration Troubleshooter" utility? The problem I've got a program ...
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List View Filters Ignored

Recently SharePoint has started completely ignoring the filtering criteria in the list view for the Tasks list on my site. For testing, I created a list view with the filter "Show only when the column ...
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Get the permission list for a group using jQuery AJAX requests REST API

How can i get the group permissions for a list using an AJAX request with the REST API? I could add or remove permissions for the group but i want to know the actual permissions of the group over the ...
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Blocking the standard SQL Server ports and installing share point 2013 for Internet sites is good idea?

We have plan to deploy our organization internet portal , -our all sharepoint 2013 and SQL SERVER s are in DMZ zone for sql server security i am following Configure SQL Server security for ...
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Workflow all items on a list

I need to run a workflow for an entire list to change the items permissions. How could i do that? I've read about the extra column and the datasheet view but i'm looking for other approach. Datasheet ...
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Using CSR to change row color - how do I keep the view style shaded view?

Using CSR to change row color - how do I keep the view style shaded view ? It seems the CSR in a CEWP only works if I keep the view style on default. How do I keep the code working but have the ...
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Conceptual - How does a custom feature maps to the web application / site?

When we deploy a custom code such as a List Definition with custom forms, we are attaching it into the feature so that upon activation, the list and forms are created. Going behind the scenes, the ...
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New Documents added to Library requiring Title even though it is not marked as Required before they can be Checked In

I have a Subsite with many similar Libraries with Require Check Out enabled on all. This subsite has been somewhat problematic in general and it may be that I need to recreate and move everything ...
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Removing People from User Field, Allow only group

By default, there are two options available for User field. User User and Groups Is there any programmatic/declarative way on changing the properties so that the user field will only suggests and ...
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How to change required field error message?

I have two required columns in a custom list. When adding an item using OOTB new form, the required field validator shows same error message You can't leave this blank. For both required ...
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SP2013 - Saved Searches

Is there a way out-of-the-box or with some customisation or custom code to allow users to save their 'favourite' search queries and be able to use them on demand? Ideally we would like for them to be ...
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Is it possible to design a workflow that duplicates list items to a Main Site from a Subsite?

I am trying to build a workflow that originates on the creation of a post in a Sub-site, then it duplicates the fields from that post (Published, Title, Body) to a list on my main site. My question ...
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Remove left side navigation in a custom masterpage

I'm trying to remove the left navigation completely in a custom SharePoint 2013 master page and have created a CSSregistration link to a custom CSS style sheet with the following CSS. While the CSS ...
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Variations - Pages Library is not propagating

I'm trying to propagate all items in my Pages library, but when i do that Sharepoint only propagates the default page, leaving behind all other items. I've checked and all pages have their fields ...
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Get List from App Web on App installing event receiver

I am creating a SharePoint app which is provider hosted app. I have added some list in my Solution. (Ex. Solution -> Right Click -> Add New Item -> List). Now I want to insert some data in those ...
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Deploy the same JS Link for multiple views across libraries

I need to use the js for all views in all libraries in a site. Is there a way to deploy this in one hit rather than editing each view individually?
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This item cannot be deleted because it is still referenced by other pages. SharePoint 2013 Display Template

I am trying to delete a display template's html file. I tried PowerShell script, tried doing it manually, and also tried SP Designer to delete. But with all I am getting same error. Error: this ...
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Which User Profile Service Application Proxy is the active one?

I have two User Profile Service Applications (UPSA) and two proxies. But since SharePoint doesn’t allow two proxies, I have to figure out which of the two proxies is the one that is working and which ...
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Change web application's content database

Is it possible to configure my existing SharePoint 2010/2013 web application to point to a new/existing content database residing on another database server? If yes then how could I do it.
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SharePoint 2013 on Internet

I want to publish my SharePoint 2013 on-premises site to the internet, any step by step guide on how to do this?
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Include multiple sites in a single Crawl Rule

I'm trying to setup some crawl rules to include some specific content from my SharePoint environment I have an exclude rule like so: http://*/sites/mysite/* Above this I want to create an include ...
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VS Package Designer File Icons - What do they mean?

In a Mapped Folder what do these two different icons indicate about each file? This is just for illustration, the same file is not being deployed twice SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio 2012 Thanks
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Why I cant override checked out items in list being Site collection admin

One of the user in my organization wants to get rid of a excel document in SharePoint list. Unfortunately the file is checked out by his colleague and he is out for a month. User wants to discard ...
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Access Request list new Workflow

We are trying to do some initial testing on the Access Request list in SharePoint Designer and create custom workflows. I can create and publish the workflow, but when I go back into SharePoint ...
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Can't see 'Attachment' option to a discussion in Discussion Board in SP 2013

I can't find a option in the ribbon for attaching a document/file to a discussion post in SharePoint 2013, either while creating a new discussion or Editing an existing one. I know while we have ...
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Cannot return an item's Author and Editor properties in CSOM

I have a utility which makes updates without affecting the ModifiedBy/Editor field. Before any updates are made, I store the user value in one of two ways: CamlQuery camlQuery = new CamlQuery(); ...
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2010 to 2013 Migration Site Collection Upgrade goes to white screen

After mounting my WSS_Content database, I went back to the migrated site collection to upgrade it, once I click "Im ready" to start the site collection upgrade, the processing screen flashes and then ...
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Fill in default value on linked list

I have a list called Projects with information about the different projects our department is taking on -- who as requested the service, what they have requested, etc. I have another list called ...
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Using templete inside our Enterprise wiki site collection

we have the following :- SharePoint 2013 enterprise. Site collection of type Enterprise Wiki. now can i defined a template to be used inside the wiki page "Content" field. so that if the user add ...
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Identify where a taxonomy term is being used

Is there a way to identify where a particular piece of metadata in the term store is being used on a particular site and in how many instances it is used. So the user has a need to identify whether a ...
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Enable-SPFeature - issue

I am stucked on this error: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object while tryng to enable a feature (site scoped) with Enable-SPFeature powershell command. I tried to ...
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Calculating the week within Fiscal year in calculated field

I have been asked to make a list that contains a calculated column containing the week number within a fiscal year starting on 6th April 2015 (Monday) So for example, 6th-12th April would be week 1, ...
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Why does the edit button sometimes appear in Settings icon?

We are currently fixing some migrated pages from SharePoint 2007 to 2013. For this we are editing individual pages and making changes. One thing I have noticed here is that sometimes to edit the page ...
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Generating summary reports inside the enterprise wiki site collection

We are working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP 2013. And I need to know if there is a way to generate summary reports such as:- User name and the number of wiki pages he/she created. ...