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Pass parameters to URL in SP.UI.ModalDialog

On load of my site I check if a user is 'registered' with the site (I need specific non-SP data about them which is saved in Users list). If not, then I show the NewForm.aspx page for Users list. ...
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How to change date format to dd-mm-yyyy in SharePoint 2013?

I have a list view webpart which displays start date of calendar list. It displays date in MM/dd/yyyy format (US format). I want to change it to dd/MM/yyyy (UK format). I have tried to change it from ...
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Email external email when new item created

I was wondering if there is a way to make a list automatically email to an external users email when a new item is created/edited. I know users can set up alerts on lists, but this only works for ...
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How can the hover panel in people's directory be modified not to show authored documents

I am trying to create a people's directory for my intranet. When I hover over any employee's name I can see their authored documents. I just want this to be a search page for other employees to be ...
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Synchronize Excel 2013 to SharePoint 2013

I tried several ways to synchronize an Excel 2013 sheet to SharePoint 2013. For example download and see this MS Add-In It works once, but I got a problem report after saving the sheet and trying it ...
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The AppFabric Caching Service service terminated unexpectedly

The event viewer of the WFE server recieves errors regarding the AppFabric Caching Service: AppFabric Caching service crashed with exception {6d304b9000000000000000000000000} failed to ...
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Exclude expired accounts from the UPS import

I need to be able to exclude users from the import from AD that have an account that is expired BUT not disabled. We currently filter like this Attribute Operator Filter ...
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How to insert raw html in a rich text content field on a page without using edit source from ribbon

Using SharePoint 2013 on-prem. I have created a page layout with a rich html field and was wondering if it was possible to insert raw html without using edit source from ribbon. The way I have done ...
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SharePoint 2013 Keyword query returning duplicate entries

I have a KQL query for searching documents with a set of document metadata. In development environment the query is returning actual result, in testing environment the query returns duplicate ...
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How to concatenate 2 strings in SPD

I am using SharePoint 2013 workflow, is there a way to concat two string variables? I don't see an activity for it!
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Numbers displayed in Discussion List Categories don't add up

When we look at the little boxes that preview the amount of replies and discussions in a SharePoint 2013 Discussion List we noticed that sometimes the numbers just don't add up. As you can see in this ...
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Merging SharePoint DocStream Content

I am trying to merge the sharepoint DocStream table content column according to the DocId. Assuming the document is large and there are a few rows that are used to contain its content. Can I append ...
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Can I enable searching for partial strings?

We have a list which contains information about people (first name, last name, email address etc). The problem is search it. When someone searches for "Smith" all the results appear as expected. ...
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Managed Metadata Columns not working while creating a View

I will use a quick example to explain the problem I'm currently facing in Sharepoint 2013 : I have a library with 10000 items (Treshold at 5000) I have 2 columns in my Library Building (a Single ...
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Editing and Systems Administrator

Currently when editing has been completed on a page, SharePoint will list ʺSystem Administratorʺ as the person who edited if they have privileges high enough to this point, regardless of the actual ...
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Best content type for managing projects info

I want to add a new list that stores project info which are:- Project name. Project number Start date Status So I want to create a new site CT to store this info, but I'm not sure which is the ...
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How to determine which field is lookup field via REST API

I have to load data from various lists with various views via SharePoint 2013 REST API. I have no knowledge about fields that are configured in views (general fields, custom fields, lookup fields, ...
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How to connect to oracle from a sharepoint solution?

I want to create a wsp which connects SharePoint to Oracle. On my research on this I came to know that I can use either Oracle.DataAccess dll or System.Data.OracleClient. But both of them are not ...
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Odata orderby Calculated Field

Path is a calculated field in Menu list of my sharepoint application. It concatenates two numbers into a path like below: 1/2, 1/3, 2/4, 2/2 I want to sort my List based on this field but get the ...
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idiots guide to workflows !! [on hold]

I am looking to build a workflow that is instigated based on the competition of a document to then send the completed document to a folder based on its Reference number i am completely new to ...
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Unable to start 'Workflow Manager Backend' service

I have configured Workflow Manager 1.0 for SharePoint 2013. The backed service is not running. keeps on trying to run but fails, please check the error logs shown below: Log 1: The Workflow Manager ...
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Upgraded to Sp2013 Cant edit Wiki page

I recently upgraded Sp2010 Farm to Sp2013, After Database Attach upgrade I went on and did site collection upgrade, except some warnings everything went well. Once site was upgraded I checked out our ...
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Using synonyms for managed metadata terms

We have set up a termset for our site collection (onsite SP 2013). For several of the terms we have set up synonyms as documented here. They are working and very helpful for the data entry folks to ...
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REST API to fetch List/LIbrary URL's from subsites

I am working on a requirement to display all sub sites and list/Libraries inside sub site using REST. I am able to fetch Sub sites and List/Libraries but i am not able to fetch List/Library Url's. Can ...
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Using GroupWork feature in SP2013

The GroupWork feature for calendars was deprecated and hidden going from 2010 to 2013. I need to get this feature working on a 2013 site. I am using powershell to accomplish this. I have found that I ...
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Have differing colors using SP.UI.Status on a page

I am using SP.UI.Status to display announcements. Some announcements are using the default yellow status and icon and some are using the red status and icon. Both of these work fine on their own. ...
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Recommended height and width for promoted links background images

I want to create some images to be defined as background images for promoted links. However, I did not find any articles or documentation that define the recommended height and width for these ...
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Allow anonymous access for a single web service

I've created a simple custom WCF service in SharePoint. ITicketingClientService.cs: using System.ServiceModel; namespace TicketingSystem.Core.ClientService { [ServiceContract] ...
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Group Validation Error When Adding an Attachment

I have an InfoPath form and workflow set for a list in SharePoint 2013. I am receiving the validation error: Field or group: my:group_2 Error: No exact match was found. I have reviewed the ...
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How to find out per PowerShell Script if a Solution is activated and where it is activated

i have a Solution with the name My.Solutionname as the result of it i have a WSP with the name My.Solutionname.wsp It includes one Site and one Web scoped Feature. I have a SharePoint 2013 Farm ...
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Inheritance of Master Page to sub-sites on a multi-lingual site is not working

We have a SharePoint 2013 website, which is multi-lingual, Arabic & English. We are using the site variation feature to publish the sites. Also, the publishing feature is enabled on this site. I ...
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Problems with Query Sting URL Filter when adding/editing Views

I have a page (A) containing multiple links with different query string URL's that are all directed to another page (B), where a query string filter web part takes the selected link's URL and passes ...
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Change location of attachments in list

I want to change the location of an attached file in a list. My list has multiple rows of information to fill out, but when you attach something to it, it places the attachment at the bottom. Is there ...
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URL/Link to sharepoint members group of subsite used as web template

Is there a simple way to create a link that points to the default "members" group of a subsite? I'm creating a subsite web template and would like to have a link for future site managers that goes ...
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Percentage calculation in view

I want to create a calculation that appears in my view... So far I have it looking like this. I want a % time usage calculation which takes total days used (numbers comes from a count field (odometer ...
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JSOM Script Returning serverRelativeUrlOrFullUrl Error from SP.ClientContext.get_current()

I'm attempting to build a script for a Sharepoint 2013 project management hub that eases the process of spinning up and archiving project subsites as they are needed. I'm having trouble getting my ...
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Cannot create listitem REST API in SP 2013 with contributes rights

I have an issue with our Travel Tool based on SharePoint 2013. This tool consists of different Content Types - all in their specific lists (travel requests, train rides, flights, etc.). There are two ...
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Duplicate records while sorting list descending

I have implemeted a button which loads more data from list. The page size is 12. Everytime I click button I get 12 records. The query works fine if I use Ascending = True but when I change to ...
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Disclaimer Popup Request

I'm searching for a solution with third party web parts, but at this time I don't find anything that is aligned with my search. The target: When a user login in to the portal (link to home or link ...
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anonymous access in sharepoint 2013

i am new at sharepoint administration, so my question should be simple enough for the experts. i have a sharepoint Site done everything in it and works fine with windows authentication, now i extended ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : Tree view structure for Document library and setting permissions

I need to have a tree view for a folder "Demo" from a SharePoint document library . The tree view should display all folder inside doc lib "Demo" and on right side i need all items within the folder . ...
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How to query more than 100 rows with CSOM?

I have a WPF application I've built that relies on data within a SharePoint list (synced from a website). I believe, perhaps incorrectly that this query will be limited to retrieving 100 rows at a ...
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Setting Managed Propety Refinable Option with PS

I'm trying to configure managed properties through PowerShell but there's one particular parameter that I can't figure out. I want to make a certain property refinable but none of the commands listed ...
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Set Default Value of SPFieldNumber through programmatically

I am trying to create number field through code with the following schemaXML. Here, I am able to create field, without default value. cretaedlist.Fields.AddFieldAsXml( "<Field ID='<Guid>' ...
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Insert Content Type Quick Part with VBA in Microsoft Word 2013

I have a macro-enabled document I'm using with a content-types enabled from SharePoint. I know there is a way create a custom document property, but I don't think this does what I need--I need a ...
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Error while creating PowerPoint Automation Service Application SharePoint 2013

I am getting an error while trying to create a service application for PowerPoint Automation Service PS C:\Windows\system32> New-SPPowerPointConversionServiceApplication -Name "PowerPoint ...
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Sharepoint 2013 prompting for credentials in Office 2007

I just got hired as the new SysAdmin at my compnay and inherited a SharePoint 2013 install that I'm not at all familiar with. It's running on Windows2008 R2 Datacenter, and the intranet webpage is of ...
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create a alert for a specfic column

I want to create a alert when a specific field is changed... I have a drop down and when the word "Eng" is chosen the person that sets the alert gets notified... how would that alert be set up?
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Error when trying to create SQL Server PowerPivot Service Application

We recently migrated our 2010 environment to 2013. Everything is working except for Power Pivot. We're attempting to create a SQL Server PowerPivot Service Application and we're getting the ...
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Setting Default Option for Chrome in a Web Part

Currently I've got a ticket to set the Chrome to "None" on web parts in our site where it should have been set to "None" but it was overlooked. I went ahead and did that manually but was wondering if ...