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Is there a quick way to change the tile layout for site contents to a list view (like it was in 2010/2007)?

The tile layout is a new style that has been implemented in 2013 for most of the content being surfaced. But it makes it difficult to quickly navigate when you have >25 lists and libraries. It would ...
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Cause/Fix for error: Table SPDistributedCacheCalls_Partition22 has 460587008 bytes that has exceeded the max bytes 460175067

Does anyone have a direct cause, and a solution, for this error occurring in the Event Viewer logs in a SharePoint 2013 farm? Occurs on both WFEs where Distributed Cache is running. Table ...
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-Identity parameter in “Enable-SPFeature”

I just want to confirm -identity parameter in Enable-SPFeature -Identity $parameter -Url $spSiteCollection.Url Powershell command. In $parameter parameter, should we need to provide the ID of feature ...
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How to verify if current user is a SCA (Site Collection Administrator)?

I have a NavBar at my master page that will only be displayed to the SCA (Site Collection Administrators). I'm using jquery SPServices to do that validation, but the only examples that i found suggest ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Rest API specific document library

How can we search for a specific document library using SharePoint Search through Rest API? We have a couple of document libraries which have thousands of documents with its relevant metadata ...
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Cannot resolve symbol 'GetFile'

I have just created an event receiver to ensure that my colour palette is activated on my 2013 Web application. The below code is what I have inside public class ...
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Search is not working - Reset Cache config

I'm using SharePoint 2013 (only 1 server). When I search something, it does not return anything. As I googled it, I found that this could come from the cache configuration. So I have to clear the ...
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How to check if “State Service application” is running or not

I want to know by some powershell script if "State Service application" is installed or not? I have some other script to run but before running that script, i want to check if "State Service ...
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Do REST only uses search index to retrieve information / do the data have to be indexed - SharePoint

I know that I can use search REST api to fetch data from SharePoint. But is there a way to get a list without having to index the list? I'm having a problem that search (Continues crawl) is to slow ...
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Link Description crawled property in a display template - SP2013

I am a bit of a noob when it comes to display templates, so please bare with me. I am trying to map the link description from a URL column to my display template. However I have no idea what that ...
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Starting an Approval Workflow on a list sets the Modified By to the creator of the workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow running on a series of SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries. The libraries that have the workflow applied are not having any issues, this issue only applies ...
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Why can't I sort the Search Results Web Part by a Managed Property?

I have a Search Results web part which shows items from my custom list. The custom list contains a site column called Idea Date. I've been trying for days to get this Search Results web part to sort ...
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After creating Managed Metadata Service using PowerShell

I have created Managed Metadata service application using PowerShell. The MMS was created and started successfully. My Question is, Will this new MMS be added as connected service to the central admin ...
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How to add custom group in list setting page?

I want to add one custom action in my custom group. I have done following for that <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomActionGroup ...
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Sharepoint Online search not showing the correct title

I have a content search webpart that shows the title of the file and other properties. However in some file its not using the property Title, it looks like its using the title on the first big ...
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WCF endpoints in SharePoint web.config

I have a SharePoint site that makes calls to a public web API (Melissa Data) using a WCF client. I have the endpoints configured in the web.config like so: <system.serviceModel> ...
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Create Sharepoint forms from Word (or different program)?

We have about 5,000 Word documents in which the first page is a table created in Word with project information (client, owner, construction date, budget, location, size etc.) Is there a way to import ...
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Custom entity extraction

I need help with custom entity extraction setting. I created an UTF-8, comma separated .csv file, script with the right dictionary (Microsoft.UserDictionaries.EntityExtraction.Custom.Word.N) and UNC ...
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How to change text encoding when inserting values inside a sharepoint list using powershell?

I'm using french words with special characters like "é" "à" etc. When I trying to insert text in my list fields using powershell, it does insert the values but the characters aren't well encoded. For ...
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How to retrieve AD Informations from Custom Application Page (Using VB)

I've just created a new application page (aspx with VB). I can't find any solution to gather their AD informations (specific attributes) without asking them their password twice (first time when they ...
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How to convert GlobalBreadCrumbNavPopout to Text based breadcrumb

Hi is there a way to convert GlobalBreadCrumbNavPopout text based bread crumb below in SharePoint 2013? Site1 > Test > LastSite You help is appreciated. Thanks and Regards!
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How to link to a certain post in the SP Blog site, but displaying the full blog roll

I've deployed the SP 2013 Blog site template, and appreciate the ease of publishing from Word - that'll make my content guy very happy. I have a 3rd party spotlight solution on my Intranet homepage ...
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SP2013: JavaScript Object Model - Setting the value of a list field

How do I set the value of a field in a list using the JavaScript object model? I am trying to click a button on an existing page that automatically creates a new wikipage (which I have done) and ...
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How can I check-in multiple files at once SharePoint 2013?

I've been doing a lot of reading and research today, but haven't been able to find a solution that works for me. Up until yesterday, our sales team was able to mass-check out files for tracking, fill ...
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Sharepoint Excel files Capacity Planning

I have requirement to upload 30K records every year in document library and further attach workflow and do some stuff based on business criteria. I need to plan for capacity in SharePoint, so I need ...
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ASP.NET Update Panel not rendering in Sharepoint 2013

I am currently developing a webpart that has implemented an ASP update panel: HTML: <asp:Timer ID="Timer1" runat="server" OnTick="Timer1_Tick" Enabled="true" Interval="1000" ...
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Dynamic filter in list view -> Changing the operator

Very simple question, the list view dynamic filter (The one you see when you click on a column header), uses the OR operator for a multi-value field. However, I want to use the AND operator instead. ...
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Site/Page permissions based on FBA roles

I've setup FBA for SharePoint 2013. I need that only users that have a specific FBA role be able to access to a specific Page. I tried: - Adding a FBA role into a Site Group and give permissions to ...
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Web service to move items to the recycle bin

Running SP 2013, I am looking for a web servcie that moves items to the recycle bin rather than deleting them permanently. Something like: SPListItem.Recycle for web services. Any hint?
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How to set a multi-choice field value in a sharepoint list using powershell?

I have a sharepoint list and I want to set some value inside it. The multi-choice field is already defined and it is already pointing on data. I just want to pick one of the choices and set it in the ...
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Learning SharePoint 2013 & SharePoint Designer 2013

I am trying to learn how to use SharePoint 2013 OOTB and with SharePoint designer 2013. Creating Sites adding web parts/app parts creating workflows with sharepoint designer etc I have been searching ...
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Delete old items if it exceed List View Threshold - SharePoint

I'm having a workflow that creates alot of documents in a single library. I know I'm going to exceed the limit of 5000 pretty fast. Old documents can be deleted so the question is: Is there a simple ...
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my sharepoint ribbon and save button get disabled why?

When pressing editbutton i am dispalying the height to 300px of my class .center but in editmode the buttons in top get disabled and also save button?
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Get Columns via REST

I'm trying to get a list of all columns/fields for a list via REST using the /_api/Web/Lists(guid'xxxx')/Fields endpoint. This works fine, except it's adding in all of the system and duplicate fields ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Mapping User Profile properties

Doing a proof-of-concept for management by doing a manual CSV import of a small subset of user accounts exported from AD using a Get-ADUser|Export-CSV method. They are imported using ...
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When I use Calendars Overlay, how do I make Exchange click through to my calendar?

When I use the calendars overlay feature in SPS, I was able to add an Exchange calendar if I add the URLs OWA URL https://email.domain.com/owa/?cmd=contents&module=calendar Web service ...
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SharePoint web app not accessible on server

I have a simple SharePoint 2013 Foundation set up. I have configured it with one web app that is accessible on port 80 and added an alternate site mapping and relative binding in IIS. Central admin ...
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The type '*', provided as the Service attribute value in the ServiceHost directive, or provided in the configuration element could not be found

I have created my provider hosted app and successfully debugged it locally and it works perfect, its ready for the test environment But when I deploy it to Azure I have this error in the Web service: ...
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List with 'can only view his own item' and item approval do not work with Approver permission

Simple list with approval feature. Members are set that they can only view and edit their own. I have also one set of approvers that should approve. However the approvers do not see the items. I have ...
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Optimizing taxonomyTerm request

I'm working on a custom navigation webpart for SP2013 using the JSOM. Currently, a part of fetching the data from the termstore involves fetching all the terms and then getting data from the ...
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Link to download multiple files

We create an app that allows to send (for example, by e-mail) link to user for downloading certain documents. At the moment, we use VirtoSoftware Bulk Download for downloading files via SharePoint UI. ...
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Proxy Full Trust for Sharepoint 2013 Sandbox

I have a Proxy Full Trust implementing in Sharepoint 2013 Sandbox. When I update my proxy operation class in Visual Studio and deploy to SharePoint, I never see the last changes. How can I refresh ...
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Get all Site Collections with CSOM

I've been working on an provider-hosted app that shows all sitecollections in the current Web application (Tenant). I I've done it on Online using SPOSitePropertiesEnumerable but I've been struggling ...
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SharePoint 2013 Land page that redirect to another SP Site and gather information

We'll enable a extranet for our customers. Every partner will have his own site collection for example : https://extranet.com/sites/partner1. I would like to set up a page located at : ...
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Composed Looks: Custom fonts and colours not applying with custom master page

This is on SharePoint Online. I have a custom spcolor file, a copy of an existing file with my colour changes made. I also have a custom spfont file, where I've replaced all font definitions with ...
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How to get multiple lists on a page using context.executeQueryAsync?

Code that I can execute like this is my end fantasy: var listCollection1 = getList("listName1"); var listCollection2 = getList("listName2"); // at this line I now have both of those populated Where ...
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How to upload display templates via CSOM - “Value does not fall within the expected range.”

I have the following code to upload display templates, but I have this error: [Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException] = {"Value does not fall within the expected range."} I suppose the error ...
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Assigned To field won't populate using content query

I am using a content query web part to roll up a group of tasks to the higher level site. I am using a custom item style template. <xsl:template name="TasksView" ...
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Force Users to change their password on first logon

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Server, and I added a solution (changepasswordfromsharepoint2013 from codeplex) that permit users to modify their AD password from SharePoint. This is working well. Now I'm ...
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SharePoint MySite last modified date - Create CV based on mysite's properties / lists

What's the best way to find out when a property / custom property are changed on a mysite? Can't find any last modified on user properties. We're trying to create CV based on users mysite. We've ...