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Is there a way to monitor Newly created Index Component Sync Sp2013 search

I am in a process of fixing degraded Index Component in my search topology. I was able to remove and new index component. After i added index component now its stuck at status degraded, i know it ...
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Content Type settings inside a sub-site are being ignored, and the subsite will use the parent content type settings

I have an enterprise site collection with the following content type settings inside the list content type (columns such as security, document type, etc are defined as required):- Then I have ...
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Can't load sites, even admins

I created a site, but I can't get to it. Anytime I try, it tells me to request permission, but I can't get any of my admin accounts into the site to approve them. Even on the server, when I try to ...
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Help understanding the concept of provider hosted apps

I'm finally done with my long running SP2010 project and am only just now getting into SP2013. And I'm having some trouble understanding the concept of provider hosted apps. I've read the MSDN ...
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SharePoint Search Service Error“ The service implementation object was not initialized or is not available. ”

We have SharePoint 2013 Standard Farm, which consists of 2 Web Front end and 2 App servers. Of which 2 WFE are hosting Query Processing Components and Index Components and 2 App Servers are hosting ...
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SharePoint SQL Reporting

how can I do a simple report on SharePoint 13? (reading data by a SQL Server). Is there a way to put the data directly into a list? I heard about BDC how does it work? Thanks
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Is it possible to edit search results from within a display template (using data from an executeQueryAsync request)?

Does anyone know how to modify search results before they are rendered when the modification depends on data returned from an async request? I have a requirement to filter some search results ...
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XHTML 1.0 strict the attribute data-bind is not permitted for hte <ul> tag

Can anyone help me with error please. I have added knockout in at the beginning of the code with: I am using sharepoint designer 2013, and am very new to this - so I am sure there is an easy answer ...
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sharepoint 2013 64bit Event 3759 Database not empty

I've recently just created a brand new sharepoint 2013 app server and I've been running into the following error in my event log pretty consistently at one hour intervals. My event log keeps telling ...
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Enterprise wiki sub-site, have unique master pages but does not have any page layout

I have an enterprise wiki site collection, and I have created a new subsite of type enterprise wiki inside it. Now I opened the sub-site inside SharePoint designer, and I have noted the following:- ...
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Invoking PowerShell inside a SharePoint 2013 timer job throws an exception

I have a SP2013 timer job where I'm executing some SharePoint PowerShell commands. The same code that used to work in SharePoint 2010 will not work in SharePoint 2013 (Server 2012) - when the job is ...
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ContentClass for Team Sites

I'm trying to get a list of all site collections through search in the same way I would in SP2010 - i.e. issue a query with contentclass:"sts_site" This however seems to not pick up all site ...
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Using External Content Type to display XML file data as Contacts list

My client has a contacts list in some other system and this data needs to be displayed in SharePoint as a Contacts list. This external system can provide an xml periodically with the contacts data. ...
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how to move multiple documents from one to another list in SharePoint 2013?

Can any one give me an example,how we can move the documents from 1 list to another list and also from site collection1 list to another site collection2 list. Please help on this.
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Why this code does not match?

I currently doing simple custom webpart but this line of code will never works: Hello.ascx.cs if (strName == ConstantHelper.List.MYNAME) { ManageError("group " + strName.Trim() + " and " + ...
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Not able to display the version number in document while editing in word

I have a document library in which the users create new document from the template. I want to display the version number of document in the header. I performed the steps which are described in this ...
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SharePoint 2013 hide ellipses menu

How can I hide the ellipses menu on SharePoint 2013 sites, documents and libraries? thanks Nate
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Insert links to existing wiki pages using the Page>>Insert tab

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and when I want to add links to existing wiki pages I find multiple approaches:- Using the double brackets [[WikiPageName]] Using the “Insert ...
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How do I use getbytitle with special characters?

I have a list named "St. John's Calendar". How do I use it with SP.CamlQuery? I'm thinking I need to encode it in some way, but nothing so far has worked. Something like: ...
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Retrieving metadata around documents in a library

This may come across as a novice question, but I was hoping to gain some direction or advice in how to query SharePoint 2013 to retrieve the metadata (document properties, including the Document ID ...
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when a user restore a wiki page the modifedby field will be equal to the user who did the restore and not the original user

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013. Now I am facing the following problem when restoring a previous page version. I have the following scenario:- for example ...
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How to get lookup field value in document template while editing in word application?

I have a document library whose content type has a document template. I am setting the field values while creating new document in word application where the fields are available to set. Among the ...
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JSLink Client-side rendering

I need to render some fields client-side, I followed this guide: Client-side rendering but this code is not working: (function () { // Create object that have the context information about the ...
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ECB custom action by visual studio

How can I create a new ECB custom action by Visual Studio. Which kind of project do I need to create?
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Pagination problem when using ParameterBinding to filter a list

I've been following this article to filter my list by binding the filter value to a parameter found in the URL. The filtering works fine but my problem is when I click on the next page, it shows no ...
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Set Property.DefaultPrivacy programatically in sharepoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 user profile there is a privacy option which can be set only me or everyone. I need to change the setting for birthday column to everyone. But i am not able to get this property. I ...
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How to show hierarchical data (parent child relationship) of task list using visio diagram

I have task list which contains hierarchical data from excel sheet. I want to display that data in hierarchical manner diagrammatically. for that which template of visio will be suitable? Please ...
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Custom Search Result Template. How to Get ListID and WebId?

I'm trying to find the way to get access to a few additional fields inside my custom search result template. This template is attached to a content type that is derived from a common Folder if it ...
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How do I customize the main login page for sharepoint where user chooses FBA or Windows Auth?

I have a sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication, Visual Studio 2013, Sharepoint 2013, and FBA Pack. I have customized the FBA login page, by editing this file: ...
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How to render html/rich text in cross-site publishing

We have set up cross-site publishing and it is working. But for some reason almost all of our text content is coming across with extra div and html element tags. I found this solution to basically ...
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Replicate the default list search box in a data view

I created a data view for a list so I can easily format the data but would really like to use the OOB list search box. Is there a way to get this functionality on a data view? I've tried using an ...
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Delete site collection and send it to the Recycle Bin programmatically

On SharePoint 2013 I'm trying to delete a site collection programmatically and send it to the Recycle Bin. Through the interface is no problem, it goes straight to the Recycle Bin, but when it comes ...
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Total number of unique permissions per list

The http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx specifies the total number of unique security scopes to 50.000/list, but recommended is 5.000/list. In a list, is it possible to find out ...
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it's possible to give a line break in Newsfeed Post? (via powershell)

New post provisioned via powershell script to a Newsfeed: $site = Get-SPSite "siteurl" $ServiceContext = Get-SPServiceContext $site $ProfileManager = new-object ...
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How to properly cache, validate, refresh Access Tokens?

I'm a complete newbie to SharePoint Provider-Hosted Solutions and their authentication logic. My App is an ASP MVC Solution. I run many AJAX-Calls from Client-Scripts to my Controller to interact with ...
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Create subsite using an infopath form

Is it possible to create an infopath form which would allow me to create automatically a subsite when I click submit form? Can I configure workflow in that certain way or this is not possible?
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jQuery selector won't work SP2013

Ok I've already opened a subject like this, but this time I have no hairs left so I'm gonna summarize my knowledge on this issue, clearly, and hope that someone could help me. Goal I try to hide a ...
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Word cannot open the file because the file format does not match extension error when document is created programmatically

I have created button through which I want to upload the document to the document library. The content type in document library contains one document template and based on the template I am creating ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow literature

I need to implement a multi-approval workflow in SharePoint 2013. Now im looking for a good book that explains workflows in detail by using SharePoint designer.First Research showed me that it is not ...
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SharePoint learning kit reminder days

I am using SharePoint Learning Kit version 1.7 with SP2013. I wish to set the user remander email, in the configurator file I case see this but I do not know the attribute meaning. Where can I found ...
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WopiFrame - how to set the URL behind the Exit menu?

In a document library in SP2013 on-premise we store RMS protected documents. We link to those documents from the welcome page, using the ?Web=1 url parameter so they open in the word web app. So far ...
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Sign in as a different user Changing URL % as %25

In url having space %20,when i am clicking as Sign as different user it was changing to %20 as %2520,so %is changing as %25,because of this i am unable to login as another user,can any one help on ...
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XsltListViewWebPart when sorting retrieves all the data instead of from the Query

I've been trying out the XsltListViewWebPart for SharePoint Foundation 2013. So far I have been able to display my list according the the CAML query defined. Here is my acsx code below: ...
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Variation unable to trigger update all targets

when I am trying to trigger the update all targets by selecting multiple items in a library, I get this message "Failed to submit the update for the selected items." I currently have Full Control ...
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validate Unique users in 2 columns sharepoint List

I have a list which stores information about new sharepoint site requests. Where i have 2 fields (people and Groups) Primary Site Collection Admin Secondary Site Collection admin Both of this ...
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How do I get list items' attached files with CAML?

I'm retrieving items from a list. The list contains entries which have attachments. Can I modify my query to include the attachment URLs? What's the most efficient way of doing this? <View> ...
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Easy way to change the Back to Site link on a Sharepoint 2013 app

I have the client side chrome control in my SharePoint 2013 app which includes the standard "Back to Site" link which get populated by the SPHostUrl ( i think by the sp.ui.controls.js file) I need to ...
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Sharepoint Online only showing the first page when previewing

In SharePoint 2013 online, clicking the document title brings up a web page with the document but only the first page. Is there a setting or configuration change that can change the behavior to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Apps Configuration on Premises

While configuring our SharePoint environment for APPS we Created a Generic/Blank Web Application as I was getting 404 error until I created the blank web app on port 80 But after that i am getting ...
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Deploying Web-Solutions “deprececated”?

I am currently in contact with an administrator who has to deploy a feature-solution from another dev. The solution is deployed globally, which the admin does not like, cause it only is needed for ...