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Where does a document library description appear in 2013?

I wrote this document library description in 2007 but now we're on 2013 it doesn't seem to appear? Where would the users see this library description?
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Missing Namespace with Office

I am trying to develop a custom solution that makes use of the Word Automation Service but I keep running into a snag. The reference article I am following says that I need to make use of the ...
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SPLimitedWebPartManager.Dispose() vs SPLimitedWebPartManager.Web.Dispose()

SPLimitedWebPartManager references SPWeb object internally and implements IDisposable interface, therefore we need to dispose it explicitly. As I understand, we need to dispose its internal SPweb ...
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Can't apply filter [ME] to person field updated by CSOM

I create calendar item and add user field value by SharePoint CSOM. Item successfully created but I can't apply [ME] filter to person field. Returned no results. But if I open item to edit and save ...
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Change the language of the form data upon on selection of choice field

I have a list with a choice column that shows two values English and Spanish if Spanish is selected then the content below the form say "Hi this form is customized" should be translated Spanish ...
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SharePoint Migration 2013

What steps do I need to take with Active Directory while SharePoint Migration2013 Process at enterprise level? If it is Content DB method? If it is using any third party tool?
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How to force a retension policy stage to get activated more that once on an item

I am working on a SharePoint server 2013, and i have defined the following retention policy inside my content type:- I was planning to have this retention policy:- To run a workflow when the ...
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get imageurl from picture library linked to lookup column in list

I have list called "Employee" and it has lookup column called as "City". This lookup column is Connected to Picture libraray. I wish to retrieve imageurl from it. How to achieve it. I tried this so ...
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REST list of built in columns for $select

I'm just getting into using REST calls to work with SharePoint 2013. The first challenge I'm facing is know which columns I can retrieve using $select and which ones need to be expanded. For example ...
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Deploying Master Page to Site Collection Level using Feature Receiver Sharepoint 2013

I am getting an access denied error while deploying the custom master page,feature reciever to the Site collection. How ever when scoped to web it works fine.
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Ending a Nintex workflow using JavaScript [on hold]

Hopefully someone has an answer out there and I am just unable to find it. My question is: Is there a way to end a Nintex workflow (on a list item) through the use of JavaScript? Points I've come ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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SharePoint 2013 WCF giving error, “Server Error in '/' Application. Configuration Error”

I am creating sharepoint hosted WCF. And I have created is as mentioned in the following blog, ...
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Connect to Office - Add to SharePoint Sites - When do SharePoint Sites get synchronized?

We are having trouble with the Add to SharePoint Sites functionality. It often doesn't work as we expect it to work. Hence I'll try to describe what we are doing, then I'll try to formulate my ...
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Refer office icons programatically

In my SharePoint list i have column called DocType which has values Docx,XLsx,PPT,Link If you choose any of those I wish to display the Office icons accordingly. As I know these icons are located ...
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Share documents with users without permission

I have the following case: There are 2 departments with each having a separate site collection with a document library. Only the users from a department have access to the corresponding site ...
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Better logic to create CAML queries

Assume i have 3 checkboxes in my webpart Properties. Checkboxes are for selecting categories. In my SharePoint list i have multichoice column called category and values in it are CAT1,CAT2 and CAT3 ...
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [on hold]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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Show AlertMe link not working in search results webpart

I checked on the "Show AlertMe link" in the settings in webpart properties of the search results webpart, but the status of it getting changed to unchecked when I edit it again. It is not getting ...
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Site Master Page Issue in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom master page (that includes top navigation, breadcrumb, etc.) created using Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. And I am using it as a site master page. Now I want to use this site ...
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Is there an OOB way to display an Outlook group calendar as a calendar overlay in Sharepoint 2013?

My company has a calendar we use in Outlook to display what dates members of our IT group are taking off for vacation. For previous versions of SharePoint, we rendered this page as an Outlook Web ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search not indexing newly added publishing pages

I have a publishing page library containing all of my posts. We are using search driven webparts to pull the search results and display to users. What we are seeing is that after a new page is ...
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iFrame shows no scrollbars

I have a simple iFrame within a content editor where I want to add SP content (dynamically via JS): This is working fine... <iframe id="VersionHistoryFrame" src="http://www.test.de" width="400" ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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filter on multichoice column

In my list i have multichoice column... How to filter on it programatically.. I know to filter based on text column like below SPList oList = oWebsiteRoot.Lists["mylist"]; // list_name SPQuery ...
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Mass check out SharePoint 2013 when copying to SharePoint 2010, retain Version History

I need to move most of the contents of our current SharePoint 2013 site, to a SharePoint 2010 site (due to Corporate merger). I have mapped the network drives so I can just drag and drop what we need, ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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Page Icon Connected to Welcome Page

This is a very simple question, but not 100% sure. Scenario: I would like to change the URL of the icon for a sub-site without using code. During research and testing there are many ways by changing ...
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CSOM get document by ID

I'm using the following CSOM code to retrieve a document title by id: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://sharepoint"); List oList = context.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("Documents"); ...
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Drag and drop functionality is creating folder instead of file

When we are dragging and dropping files in SharePoint 2013 document library folders are getting created instead of files. Folder are created with the Files name. For ex., if you upload a file with ...
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Use Sharepoint for news publishing

Our vendor has set up a Sharepoint installation and created a publishing portal with a pages library. So far, so good, but we have the following questions about this implementation: It seems ...
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Access Denied Error on Menus

Using the URL, users are able to authenticate and access our root site but the Nav Bar menu and side menu do not display. They just display "Error". However if a user access the site using the server ...
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Using an XsltListViewWebPart in a Page Layout, pointing to a relatively located list

I am trying to create a page layout with an XsltListViewWebPart that, no matter what site collection or subsite you're on, so long as that web has a list with that name, it will use it. At the ...
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Standard vs Datasheet list view filtering

We were working on creating a new view for a list with several filter conditions. Our test view was a standard view and we worked out the combination of conditions and sequence of AND/OR to get the ...
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Workflow added to a site collection content type will not be added to the underlying sub sites lists content type

I am facing a problem in that when I add a workflow to a site collection content type, then the workflow will not get added to the lists content type at the sub site level. Here is my problem ...
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How to exclude Local SharePoint Site results from Enterprise Search Center?

We're currently using our Enterprise Search Center to search several file shares. We'd like to be able to add the capability for users to search their site collections for any files that are on that ...
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Set-SPEnterpriseSearchTopology : Topology activation failed during attemt to fix degraded index

Im trying to fix a degraded index, using the script from this post. How do I fix a degraded SharePoint 2013 index partition when there is only one of them? But the last line ...
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Sharepoint 2013 (welcome Page) Search People missing from page layouts

Any kind 2013 gurus out there can tell me how to get it to pop up there? I got publishing features/infrastructure enabled on both site collection and site levels...
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multi checkbox webpart properties

I wish to provide option to Select multiple option in my webpart Properties. Below code only allows me to Select one option. How to Select multiple options? Private colorPicked As MyColors Public ...
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Export List content type SharePoint 2013

I'm having 10 content types in a SharePoint 2013 List. I want to export all content types separately using PowerShell scripts or any. Note: List content type
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Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 site collection. And I have an Issue Tracking list, where I want to perform these actions on it once a day (at 12:05 AM):- Check if a column named "Review Date" of ...
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will the workflow that get started by a Retension Policy , run for each item inside the list

I am working on SharePoint 2013 site collection. and i want to be sending emails & update list items if the item has a status of "New" & its review date = Today. To achive this i did the ...
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Authenticate users to SharePoint 2013 on primise from JavaScript

I am trying to connect my mobile app to on premise SharePoint 2013 server. I have followed some of the blogs on authenticating using JavaScript but all of them are explaining to connect SharePoint ...
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Filter List View on publishing page by current navigation term?

I'm currently trying to create a mostly dynamic intranet site using managed metadata navigation and a couple carefully designed lists & libraries. I successfully created a custom page layout, ...
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Checked out files by all users

Is it possible to create a view of all checked out files by all users. I already created a view to see all checked out files by the logged in user with: [me] I am wondering if it is also ...
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Is It Possible to assign authorization to views?

I wish that in My site some users can see a view. Are there more authorization options in addition to personal and public view?
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Document ID URL opens excel File write locked

We have some issues cause our users often are using the document id link. So when a document id link of an excel file will be opened the excel file is not editable. There's also no possibility to get ...
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Opening documents redirecting to search after changing DNS

Open documents is not working correctly any more after changing the DNS settings and configure the alternate access settings. All documents (from before this change) in my library are (suddenly) ...
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Custom list for use in subsites

Environment - we have the SharePoint that comes with Team Foundation Server. We have a top level project overview site and beneath that we have subsites for all our projects. We have been using the ...
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Open Visio file in Browser but other formats in native client applications

We have SharePoint 2013 intranet portal. I have created a team site with a document library that holds various office file formats like Word, PowerPoint, Excel files. At present I have set the ...