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Custom Search Result Template. How to Get ListID and WebId?

I'm trying to find the way to get access to a few additional fields inside my custom search result template. This template is attached to a content type that is derived from a common Folder if it ...
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How do I customize the main login page for sharepoint where user chooses FBA or Windows Auth?

I have a sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication, Visual Studio 2013, Sharepoint 2013, and FBA Pack. I have customized the FBA login page, by editing this file: ...
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How to render html/rich text in cross-site publishing

We have set up cross-site publishing and it is working. But for some reason almost all of our text content is coming across with extra div and html element tags. I found this solution to basically ...
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Replicate the default list search box in a data view

I created a data view for a list so I can easily format the data but would really like to use the OOB list search box. Is there a way to get this functionality on a data view? I've tried using an ...
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Delete site collection and send it to the Recycle Bin programmatically

On SharePoint 2013 I'm trying to delete a site collection programmatically and send it to the Recycle Bin. Through the interface is no problem, it goes straight to the Recycle Bin, but when it comes ...
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Total number of unique permissions per list

The http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx specifies the total number of unique security scopes to 50.000/list, but recommended is 5.000/list. In a list, is it possible to find out ...
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it's possible to give a line break in Newsfeed Post? (via powershell)

New post provisioned via powershell script to a Newsfeed $site = Get-SPSite "siteurl" $ServiceContext = Get-SPServiceContext $site $ProfileManager = new-object ...
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How to properly cache, validate, refresh Access Tokens?

I'm a complete newbie to SharePoint Provider-Hosted Solutions and their authentication logic. My App is an ASP MVC Solution. I run many AJAX-Calls from Client-Scripts to my Controller to interact with ...
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Create subsite using an infopath form

Is it possible to create an infopath form which would allow me to create automatically a subsite when I click submit form? Can I configure workflow in that certain way or this is not possible?
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jQuery selector won't work SP2013

Ok I've already opened a subject like this, but this time I have no hairs left so I'm gonna summarize my knowledge on this issue, clearly, and hope that someone could help me. Goal I try to hide a ...
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Word cannot open the file because the file format does not match extension error when document is created programmatically

I have created button through which I want to upload the document to the document library. The content type in document library contains one document template and based on the template I am creating ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow literature

I need to implement a multi-approval workflow in SharePoint 2013. Now im looking for a good book that explains workflows in detail by using SharePoint designer.First Research showed me that it is not ...
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SharePoint learning kit reminder days

I am using SharePoint Learning Kit version 1.7 with SP2013. I wish to set the user remander email, in the configurator file I case see this but I do not know the attribute meaning. Where can I found ...
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WopiFrame - how to set the URL behind the Exit menu?

In a document library in SP2013 on-premise we store RMS protected documents. We link to those documents from the welcome page, using the ?Web=1 url parameter so they open in the word web app. So far ...
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Sign in as a different user Changing URL % as %25

In url having space %20,when i am clicking as Sign as different user it was changing to %20 as %2520,so %is changing as %25,because of this i am unable to login as another user,can any one help on ...
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XsltListViewWebPart when sorting retrieves all the data instead of from the Query

I've been trying out the XsltListViewWebPart for SharePoint Foundation 2013. So far I have been able to display my list according the the CAML query defined. Here is my acsx code below: ...
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Variation unable to trigger update all targets

when I am trying to trigger the update all targets by selecting multiple items in a library, I get this message "Failed to submit the update for the selected items." I currently have Full Control ...
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validate Unique users in 2 columns sharepoint List

I have a list which stores information about new sharepoint site requests. Where i have 2 fields (people and Groups) Primary Site Collection Admin Secondary Site Collection admin Both of this ...
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How do I get list items' attached files with CAML?

I'm retrieving items from a list. The list contains entries which have attachments. Can I modify my query to include the attachment URLs? What's the most efficient way of doing this? <View> ...
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Easy way to change the Back to Site link on a Sharepoint 2013 app

I have the client side chrome control in my SharePoint 2013 app which includes the standard "Back to Site" link which get populated by the SPHostUrl ( i think by the sp.ui.controls.js file) I need to ...
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Sharepoint Online only showing the first page when previewing

In SharePoint 2013 online, clicking the document title brings up a web page with the document but only the first page. Is there a setting or configuration change that can change the behavior to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Apps Configuration on Premises

While configuring our SharePoint environment for APPS we Created a Generic/Blank Web Application as I was getting 404 error until I created the blank web app on port 80 But after that i am getting ...
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Deploying Web-Solutions “deprececated”?

I am currently in contact with an administrator who has to deploy a feature-solution from another dev. The solution is deployed globally, which the admin does not like, cause it only is needed for ...
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Last updated information in User Profile with time date in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to get the last updated date with time in user profile,if user updated their information,is there any default Columns available to get this type of information using power shell.
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Unable to fetch the SPWorkflow object programmatically

I have a requirement of fetching the SPWorkflow object on a SPListItem object. The assocaiated workflow is a sharepoint 2013 visual studio workflow. I have tried the following approaches, but none of ...
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Problem accessing certain settings when using custom masterpage

I have a custom master page based on "Responsive Sharepoint" masterpages (https://responsivesharepoint.codeplex.com/) that I've been working on for a few days now. Everything looks good and runs ...
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SPO 2013 - Open with explorer (Document Library)

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. Our users have been asking if there is a simple and easy way to make a copy of a document in Document Library/Folder without downloading a copy to Windows ...
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Give Permissions to the Excel WebPart

I created a new webpart page with ExcelWebRenderer. I want to give edit permission to a group for the excel page. Other persons have read only permission for this excel page. I created a group and I ...
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WebParts from a SharePoint 2010 Solution in SharePoint 2013 (Save site as template)

I deployed a SP2010 solution in SP2013. It was deployed in the 14 hive, as expected. Then i created webpart pages in my site collection and added those SP2010 webparts. After I created all my pages, I ...
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How do I access the logged in user from a sharepoint webpart?

I have a Sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication. I would like to discover the last password updated date and the creation, for the purpose of discovering whether they have changed their ...
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SharePoint 2013: How to find orphaned lookup values

I've got a projects list in SharePoint 2013 that connects to two document libraries by way of a lookup column. Each document set in the libraries should ideally have its lookup column pointing to a ...
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SP2013 On Premises: CustomAction Welcome Menu not visible

I am trying to add a custom action to the Welcome menu, right below the Sign Out button. Here are the steps I followed: 1) Created an Empty element called CustomActions and edited the Elements.xml as ...
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what template to choose for site collection that will have blog subsites

I'm planning to create a site collection blogs.mydomain.edu and I'll create sub-sites using blog template for users like blogs.mydomain.edu/namesurname . What template should I choose for main/root ...
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Architecture question for record management

We are designing a contract management system in SharePoint 2013. The contracts are separated by departments and by locations. Users in a particular department/location should only have access to ...
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Amending the Calendar form in Sharepoint 2013

I have a question about the Calendar app. I made the Location field compulsory from the Validation settings and a red warning message appears, when you try to save an event without its location. How ...
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SP13: Filtering Default Calendar Start and End Time

I am working off of a list from a calendar. Within the calendar list I am to filter all event columns except Start Time and End Time field. See image below for a visual example. Does anyone know ...
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Ajax / Query Current Users MySite for Data?

I'm looking to return a json or other such file with all the fields that I can see from the current user who is visiting the site. For example, query their MySite for their following list or social ...
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how to use Newsfeed in sharepoint foundation site

I had SharePoint foundation and I need to use the NewsFeed. So how can I make the web part available outside of MySites?
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Adding user to a SP group via REST api - some sites return 401 “Access Denied” but the code succeeds

I guess this is very specific so might be hard to find someone who has a clue - but it's worth trying. I have a simple console app in c# that adds AD groups to existing SP security groups using ...
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SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard - Should I use it?

Is it true that I should not use SharePoint Configuration Wizard (Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard) ? I have read old blogs, common SharePoint configuration mistakes and etc... And people are ...
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upgrades to features advice

I created a solution a while back that incorporated a number of features and this was deployed to our farm successfully, recently i created some updates and used the feature upgrading event which was ...
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Slow SharePoint 2013 site 18000ms in SQL queries

I have a fresh virtual machine with 12gb RAM and 64bit 4 core CPU. SQL is running on a separate server. My SharePoint 2013 site is running extremly slow. It takes over 20s to load a page. I tried ...
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Understanding ItemAdding event

I am trying to understand as to when this ItemAdding event fires. Does it fire when user has clicked "new document" button to upload a document library? Or Does it fire when user uploads document ...
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Link to different css files for each sub site

I have a main portal with different sub sites. I want to add link to different css file for each subsite. One way of doing it would be creating different masterpages for each subsite, which doesnt ...
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Creating Multi Level Quick Launch Navigation

I have a requirement to create multi level left navigation in SP 2013. I have been able to acheive the same with the help of Term Store. But since I have many subsites (all with 3-5 levels of ...
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SharePoint Rich Text Editor Control Using Javascript

I have to create sharepoint rich text editor control using javascript. How can I create? At the run time it will be decided how many control I have to display because of that I can not use static ...
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Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': A site column cannot enforce a relationship behavior

I created a site template based on the SharePoint 2013 Community Site Template, and imported it into Visual Studio 2013. When deploying the solution to the development environment, I'm getting an ...
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Managed navigation only for existing values (cross-site publishing)

We've set up cross site navigation and managed navigation using term sets following this tutorial. And that is all working relatively well. We have set up a master taxonomy that is our primary ...
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Event receiver CancelWithError

I need to show an error message during in the ItemAdding event from a SP2013 event receiver. I used this code in case of error: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; ...
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Active then deactivate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” inside my team site

i have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. now i have enable the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" from site Setting-->site collection features. which added the following libraries ...