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Custom Assets Library List Definition

I need to create a custom list definition for "Asset Library" in SharePoint 2013. Eventually i need to add my custom content type to it. Hence the reason for the custom list definition. The custom ...
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SharePoint 2013 - adding email addresses to a group

Within Site Settings of SharePoint 2013, is there a way I can import multiple email addresses at one time into a specific Group, rather than one at a time? If so what is the process?
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Creating a KPI based upon multiple variables in a list

I have a list with the following dimensions that I am interested in developing a KPI for each user. For example, I have User1, User2,...User(n). Each of these users will have to develop certain ...
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How to enable list search with powershell

Have a 2013 Farm and I am curious if there is a way to turn on Search This List for a List or Library from PowerShell
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Which way is best when getting files off couple of document libraries

Scenairo Two document libraries (no folders just default settings only uploading files), Fruit Crate Document Library Fruit Document Library Now I have a string with names of files.... ...
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Change the look and feel for a specific site

I have a Site within a SharePoint 2013 Site Collection that I would like to completely modify the look and feel for. To my understanding, this is done in SharePoint Designer 2013, using the Master ...
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Can we use jslink for builtin application pages for specific type of lists?

Can we use JSLink for built-in application pages for specific type of Lists? What possible ways we can add CSS and JS to specific out of box List application pages? May can use JSlink?
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How to show add new items page of list in a div

Is there any way I could only show NewForm.aspx in a div without showing Ribbon or Side Navigation at all ? Its SharePoint 2013 but I also want to know if its possible with Office 365 too?
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Custom form for uploading documents

I would like to add some text above the Drop Down Box for the Content Type selection box. I am assuming that I will need to create a new Edit Form and or uploadform.aspx in SP designer? How do I do ...
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_spFriendlyUrlPageContextInfo undefined despite using managed metadata navigation

I'm building a custom navigation solution using the JSOM in Sharepoint 2013. I need to get the navigation term corresponding to the current page and I found this question with a similar problem and ...
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SharePoint 2013 app uninstallation - delete library on host web

is there any way to delete library on host web when user removes app for Sharepoint (online)? I know appuninstalling event receiver triggers when user app is delete from second stage recycle bin, ...
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Change Order of user profile properties above “Show More” link in User profile page (Person.aspx)

I want to change the order of user profile properties above "Show More" link. As i know we can change the order under "Show More" link using PowerShell. My Question is how we can change the order of ...
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SharePoint Service

I developed a SVC on SharePoint 2013 that uses MultipleBaseAddressWebServiceHostFactory. The service must generate files. It is a very long operation. How do I increase the default timeout? ...
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Result source query difference between SPSiteUrl and Site

Working with with result sources and sometimes I see the query like this: {searchTerms?} (contentclass:sts_listitem OR IsDocument:True) **SPSiteUrl**:https://example {?owstaxidLSTopic:{Tag}} And ...
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Transfer developing instance to live server procedure

I have been assigned the task to transfer a development Sharepoint instance to the production server. I am new to this project and there is no developer here to provide me with additional information ...
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Creating simple pages for SharePoint-2013 remotely from WPF

I have no experience working with share point. I have a simple C# WPF application that should connect to SharePoint server and programatically create some pages based on layouts or update existing ...
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Can't get Path exclusion to work in REST or Query Transform

I'm using SharePoint 2013 (on-premise) and can't seem to exclude certain back-end lists from search results. I'm testing with "/Lists/WorkflowHistory/" and will add other lists later but I can't get ...
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How to download a dynamically generated file from server to client from a webpart?

I have a webpart that needs to create dynamically a .zip file in the server and download that file to the client machine, once the user clicks on an Export button. The .zip generation is ready, I ...
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Centered look for Main Content in tokyo Layout

How can I make the Main Content area centered in the tokyo layout? I tried creating a custom CSS file, adding .fullPageLayout{width:100%;} to it, but this class gets overridden by tokyo.css which ...
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Get publishing page url using CAML

I am retrieving pages using CAML, and doing for loop on the results like the following: function _onSucceed(){ var html=""; for(var i = 0; i <results.length; i++){ ...
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Configure trust for search between a SharePoint 2013 farm and a SharePoint 2010 farm

I was wondering if it was possible to allow a SharePoint 2013 search app to show results from the index of a SharePoint 2010 farm. I have seen instructions for doing this between two 2013 farms but I ...
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CSS File being loaded twice

From firebug I can see that in our SharePoint 2013, tokyo.css is being loaded twice. Once before my custom.css is loaded and once after. This is causing my customization to be overridden by default ...
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Is there any way to import data into a SharePoint list from an external source besides Excel?

We have a home-built Request for Information SharePoint app that works reasonably well overall, however, it requires someone to manually copy the RFI request from a Word doc into SharePoint. Is there ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Document set fields not synchronizing

I have a Document set with Shared columns. In SP 2010, when you upload a document to Document set the Shared columns are populated from the parent. In SP 2013 this behavior is not happening. Some of ...
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using new URL to access web app

We are switching internet domains at work, but the old domain is not going away, given the legacy support required (AD domain is also not changing). I have a small (1 SP server, 1 SQL server) SP2013 ...
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Different calendars or just one?

Suppose I need several Calendars for Meetings, Holidays, etc. Do I need one Calendar App for each of them? Or do I just create one Calendar App and put there the different Calendars mentioned above ...
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“Name (linked to document with edit menu)” column always contains “Share”

I have a normal list with this column on the default view. But even when a user dosen't have the right to share elements, the "Share" option is still part of the "edit menu" Is this a known ...
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Cross SiteCollection call with JSOM not working

I got a problem and my brain says "yes you made no mistake" but it doesn't work. Here is my problem: I have a SharePoint hosted App which has "Tenant read" permissions in the App Manifest. That ...
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How can you move up the paging buttons

The default location of the Paging buttons is all the way down(see picture below). Is there a way to move them over all the way UP, so that users don't need to scroll down every time they want to ...
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People Search Result logic in SharePoint 2013

We are wondering what is the logic on how result returned in People Search in SharePoint 2013. For example, Search is running and if I search for my Manager I get his name showing in Page 5 instead of ...
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Change in jQuery code from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I'm migrating a SharePoint 2010 VS project to SharePoint 2013. The project has custom list definitions and custom add, edit and view forms and uses jQuery 1.8.3. In 2010 the following code works fine: ...
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URL in search is wrong

in my search results, the URLS are incorrect. See below. The first link is what the results show, the second link is the real working link. Ideas? SP 2013 ...
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jQuery not being loaded from master page

I added references to jQuery and bootstrap to a master page using the <SharePoint:ScriptLink> control: <SharePoint:ScriptLink language="javascript" ...
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Error when inserting link from Sharepoint 2013

When I try to insert a link from Sharepoint through the "Insert" menu on the ribbon I get this error: "The file name you specified could not be used. it may be the name of an existing file or ...
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SharePoint Farm Configuration Error

I'm trying to install SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Edition SP 1. When I run the Configuration Wizard, select "Create a new server farm", and then enter the details for my Database server, it ...
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Why do some user accounts import without email address?

I have a AD UPS sync Setup within SharePoint 2013. The mail to workemail mapping is correct, and the majority of users import with all attributes including email address - However a range of users ...
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Can't find tokyo.html in MasterPage gallery

I have set Tokyo.master as my Master Page. Now I want to customize it. If I try to edit and save it I get a warning it will no longer be based on Site Definition. So I need to edit a .html page of the ...
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How to add Summary Links WP in page Layout in SP2013 Standard?

I'm coming to an issue : I want to create a page layout whith a Summary Links Webpart. I went to the design Manager I chose my layout I get the Snippet Gallery I get the Summary Links WP code I ...
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How to programatically export task list data to MPP file in SharePoint 2013

How to programatically export task list data to MPP file in SharePoint 2013.
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Is it possible to refer to a field hidden in current view from JSLink attached to current view?

I have the following JavaScript code attached to List's JSLink property: (function () { var coloringFieldContext = {}; coloringFieldContext.Templates = {}; ...
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Why is it recommended to create your lists in host web?

I went through many forums and blogs, all stating that you should store your data in host web. One of main reason they stated is because you can set permissions on host web list items which is not ...
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Can we add html 5 tags to sharepoint hosted app

From a SharePoint hosted app, I want to add some html 5 tags in my SharePoint hosted app which will be deployed to office 365 tenants. Is it even possible ?
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How can we send an email in sharepoint hosted app?

From a SharePoint hosted app, I want to send some emails in my sharepoint hosted app which will be deployed to office 365 tenants. Is there any code i can add in my app which will send emails to ...
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Error in pages: a cobalt blue error was thrown

While editing some standard Wiki pages, I have noticed this ugly pattern. Once in a while randomly but on all people and all browsers simply clicking on a page calls the A blue cobalt error was ...
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SharePoint 2013 external content type query

How can I see the SQL query made by an external content type? From Central Admin in the BCS service application I can see the list of all the external content types but not the query.
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Sharepoint hosted app - create a content type in host web

From a SharePoint hosted app, I want to add a list and a content type to host web - not app web. Please tell me how can I do so, I looked at several resources - none say anything about content type?
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Transform list item in Create New Item workflow

I have a workflow that creates a new list item in List B when a new item is added to Liast A. I use a simple Create Item in ____ (Output to Variable: Create) workflow. I want to change the value of ...
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Page Not Found Error After Deploying The Solution Using PowerShell

I am a novice in sharepoint 2013. I have created a Sharepoint 2013 Solution using "Empty Project" as my template and added two aspx pages. When deploying the solution using VS2012 the solution ...
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Placing a Logo over the Quick Launch left nav on Seattle Masterpage SP 2013

I'm trying to add a logo over the Quick Launch Left Nav. I am pretty much using the Seattle Masterpage. I tried using SharePoint Designer with Seattle.html but I just can't figure out where to slip ...
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Sharepoint COM: Field or property * does not exist after type conversion

I am working on a visual web part of SP 2013 Server that allow user to change the list column properties. Everything goes fine. The error is: when I change the column type, it was successfully ...