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How to convert an ISO-formatted date string to a Date/Time variable in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer site workflow in SharePoint 2013 (Online) that I'm using to loop through a list, and collect properties from each item using the REST API. One of the columns I'm looking ...
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Filtered Lookup field showing text instead of link to item after upgrade

I upgraded from SP 2010 to SP 2013 and now all Filtered Lookup columns in all lists are showing as text instead of link to item. Notice I am talking about Filtered Lookup field and not Lookup field ...
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Let us know why you need access to this site after upgrade

I upgraded site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 but problem is users are unable to access it. They get following error message: Let us know why you need access to this site I ...
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SharePoint 2016 add-in does not support HostWebDialog=“true”?

I am trying to make a SharePoint add-in work with SharePoint 2016. It adds a custom menu item that runs inside iframe (HostWebDialog="true") and works well with SharePoint 2013: <CustomAction Id="...
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Adding Breadcrumb Navigation

I am using SharePoint 2013 and at this point I have not been using bread crumb navigation. When I migrated a site from my old SharePoint 2003 environment it brought over breadcrumb navigation to a ...
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In sharepoint 2013 event reciever setting the theme inheritance false

Is there any way that we can set the theme inheritance property to false in the SharePoint web provisioning event receiver.
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Determine if Field has changed in Remote Event Receiver

I've looked everywhere for help on this and can't find anything. So hopefully I get a good answer from you guys. I'm trying to detect if a Multi User field has changed from within my Remote Event ...
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Format SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField

I am using this to return the date/time entered by a user in a page layout. I want to only show the date. I need to keep the time part as this is used in a query on another page. I have seen ...
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Folder name is not valid - error in SharePoint 2013 Designer

When I try to open SharePoint 2013 On Prem site using SP Designer 2013 I am getting Folder name is not valid error I tried these solutions from this link, but couldn't get it working. https://...
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Newly created “query rule” only takes effect in a few search result

SP2013, onprem, farm solution: I have created a new Query rule, with help from this guide. It seems to work like a charm on my dev machine, but on production it only takes effect in a few search ...
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Missing Hotfixes on SharePoint BackEnd Server

We have a 4 Server farm. 2 Web-Front-End-Server and 2 Backend-Server. A week ago, the health analyzer said, that one of the back-end Servers is missing updates. The missing updates are: http://...
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SharePoint 2013- Anonymous users not able to read from Termstore

I have a public facing anonymous site in SharePoint 2013 on Premise. I have written some JSOM to read terms from Termstore .For authenticated users this works fine but for Anonymous users , it throws ...
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Differences between “Full control” and “Contribute” Permission

I'm kinda confused on the SharePoint 2013 permission levels. I found this MS Technet Article describing the permission levels, but I cannot figure out how to distinguish the difference of the full ...
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How do I create a Group in Infopath 2013 that's not a people picker

My form starts with an existing SharePoint list template (I'm working in Office 365) and I need to create optional sections - which require Groups. Seems easy but... When I select myFields in ...
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Cannot Crawl or Update Search Settings with Admin Role (SP2013 On-Premise)

My search is no longer rendering any documents that have been created within the past couple of months. Apparently, this thing hasn't crawled for a while. I tried to go into Central Admin > ...
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Query for App Web List Data from Host Web Event Receiver

I have a Remote Event Receiver attached to a Host Web List. On ItemUpdated, I want to query a list in the AppWeb. I'm trying to create my client context but AppEventProperties is null. Any ideas why? ...
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Updating item in list depending on choice

I have the following code : <div> <input type="radio" id="firstAppointment" name="choose-option" value="1"> <span> Subscription1 </span> </div> <div ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 add new columns to custom form

I have a custom Edit form that was created using SPD. I had to add new columns to this form and so created few columns. How do I add these columns to the custom form?
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New Folder button for all document libraries in the farm is grayed out, why?

I can't create any folder through SharePoint interface(ribbon) in Document Libraries, and this happens only in document libraries and not lists across all of the Farm. I have checked all things that ...
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How to customize the mouseover-effect of Tiles (Promoted Links)

I wanted to change the standard-mouseover-effect of SharePoint Tiles (the simply "scroll up" of the "infobox") into sth. more "eye-catchy". I guess it's a job for JavaScript, but I have no idea how to....
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delete all survery responses via content and structure (can't find the list)

I would like to delete all responses of a survey. I have tried using the Content and Structure but I can't see to find the site and the list using Content and Structure. The sites are created with ...
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Open external webpages within sharepoint

How can i open external websites within Sharepoint. Such that the experience seems seamless to the user and they don't get to know for the site open is not on sharepoint. I guess the option is ...
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Shredded storage for two different file with same content?

if we upload two file, with different name but with same content/data, in same document library. Will shredded storage concept work on that and keep the content of only one file!
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Column indicating if task is within the timeline or not

I am looking for a way to add a column that indicates when an item is within the timeline on a task list, or not. I would like to use this so I can create a workflow that changes this column to 'No' ...
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Type is undefined: Javascript error that occurs in new environment but not the old

I am building a new VM for Development. In my Production environment I have a page that throws no errors and works correctly. However, when I try to look at this page in the new VM, I get the error "...
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Get workflow associated list items

I have one requirement to get all the list items which has associated with a particular workflow in SharePoint 2013. Like, I have a designer 2013 workflow with name "Test Workflow" which is added in a ...
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Make Default Workflow Settings Mandatory

To my library I added a workflow, which is based on the 'approval with notification' template. The workflow is started to approve publishing of a major version and default groups for approval and ...
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Redirect the Mysites request to another site in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, I am facing an issue when clicking on the User id, it redirects to MySite url: https://mysites.example.com Currently Mysites is not working and users are getting error message. ...
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How to pass term guid to CSWP through query string

I'm following this tutorial on how to use kql to query against terms. I've set up a page with a content search web part and in the query builder I've entered this owstaxIdLocation:GP0|#ad491ed9-...
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Remote Event Receiver in Hostweb

I have a Farm Solution that management is pushing to be ported to the App Model. This Farm solution has a Custom Action which, when configured, dynamically attaches a ListItem Event Receiver to the ...
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Error from calculated field when updating document set immediately after creation using REST

BACKGROUND: I have created my own document set creation form as it's not really an option to customize within Designer. The route I use to create the document set is directly based off of Vadim's ...
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LinkButton onclick not working after postback [closed]

This linkbutton stops working after I do a postback. The JS will still run and will correctly return true/false. The postback that breaks this is exporting a data table to Excel. Note: this code ...
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Find friendly url from term guid using javascript

We have a cross-site publishing setup with a managed navigation from terms that the items are marked with. On the item pages I have the term or terms that a given item is marked with. I have both ...
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I can't find the geolocation column

I'm trying to find the geolocation column in my SharePoint 2013 site. I heard that it was out of the box functionality that should be included with all SharePoint 2013 packages, is that true? Do I ...
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Scope client people picker to multiple user groups

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I use the client people picker. Currently, it picks all users in the site. Can I scope it to several SharePoint user groups (4 target SP groups within the site), so that ...
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Do Views affect performance?

Whenever it comes to Views in SharePoint (2013 or above), the documentation offers it as a way to get around limitations (usually 5000 elements). I currently use CSOM to retrieve data from ...
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how to access Global Navigation Settings and Current Navigation Settings in C#

I would like to access the properties of the terms that allow the term to appear in the global and current navigation. In the term store, you can find this setting under the Navigation Tab under "show ...
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Cannot set a specific value to a choice field

My problem is very strange. In a SharePoint server 2013 site collection with user experience 2010. The choice field is set to "allow fill-in choices". The problem is that we can't "specify your own ...
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Unable to Export to Excel

I am attempting to export a list of files and their metadata into excel 2010 via internet explorer, the file is created and appears to download normally but when opening the excel window it freezes ...
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Create a document library or retrieve documents using JavaScript from static site

I'm confused by all integration options SharePoint offers. My business case is the following: I have a static HTML/CSS/JavaScript site hosted outside of SharePoint (so cross domains is an issue here ...
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why does this code don't work in the content-editor? (MyTasks)

I wrote a JavaScript function where I get my Tasks and Tasks from Team Space. They are supposed to look like: And this works as long as its a own HTML-site. Like tasks.html. When I try to add it to ...
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Workflow - Three Conditions with Unique Approvers [closed]

How do I make a workflow with three scenarios? The workflow is dependent on the value of the following: Billing Information (2 possible values) Request Type (4 possible values) Business Unit (20 ...
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Capturing post request and save it to a list in SharePoint

We have a system that is built using Ektron, it will allow users to download documents that are available in SharePoint document library Now everytime, user downloads document from Ektron, the system ...
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Is SharePoint Designer 2010/2013 really prone to data loss / corruption?

I'm a .NET programmer and I've got thrown at me the maintenance of a couple of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 portals with very little training. Some of the things I've been told are: SharePoint Designer,...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - Fill information on Stage

I'm building a SharePoint 2013 workflow (a list workflow) and I'm having a problem. I have a list with some columns (City, Country, Date of Birth, Department and ID Number). I've created an approval ...
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Thumbnails for PDFs in a document libary

How can I create a view with thumbnails of stored pdf documents in a document libary on sharepoint on-premise 2013?
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Why are my Administrative Privileges Removed on a Daily Basis?

My question is concerning Administrative Privileges. Over the past few months, I've been randomly removed from the Administrative Group on a daily basis (3-4 times a week to be precise). I'm ...
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SharePoint 2013 document usage (popularity trends) report not matching actual usage data

I'm trying to figure out why the results in a document's Popularity trends usage report the data is not in line with actual use. Usage and Health Data Collection is configured, WSS_ADMIN_WPG and ...
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what is SharePoint compliance and how it useful?

What is SharePoint compliance and how it is useful and what are the complaince settings?
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what are the benefits of sharepoint data archiving even have database backups?

what are the benefits of sharepoint data archiving? There is a sharepoint farm in which each web application has 2 TB of data and it all contains documents which stored as blobs in sql server. Is ...