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What is the installation order to add new language pack to an existing SharePoint farm?

I'm running an existing SharePoint 2013 (SP2010 should work the same) farm on a typical 3 tier topology. 1 WFE, 1 APP and 1 SQL. I'm running on Windows Server 2012 R2 English. SharePoint Server base ...
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2013 Nested Dialog Fields - another way to reference in jquery other than “select[title=xyz]”

I am trying to use JQuery to create parent/child relationships and set a field in the child (lookup of parent) to that of the child. I am using Content Editors in the forms (these are just the main ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development on Surface Pro 3

I am considering buying a Surface Pro 3 i7 8gb with 512gb storage and I am thinking of using it for development. I am wondering if anyone here has used their Surface for SharePoint 2013 development. ...
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Web Part specific DOM Manipulation. Two identical Script Editor Web Part Code blocks

We have a script editor web part with javascript that references some jquery libraries. The code creates web part properties and hides DIV tag in the web part based on some conditions. It works ...
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Passing filter value to REST Query

I have a text box that I'm trying to take the value from and pass it into a REST query as a filter parameter when the button is clicked. If I hard code a value into the REST query it retrieves the ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API error

I have this working properly on Office 365, but when I move it to our on-premise installation, I get an error. here is the code I'm trying to execute <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Code blocks not allowed searchresults.aspx

I'm getting this error on a copy of our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I've tried unghosting searchresults.aspx, but it comes back with "Cannot revert to the site definition version of this file. It ...
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Sharepoint List Permissions And Admin Override

I need to put together a folder where all users will submit their timesheets, but they can only see and edit their own. I want 3 admins who can see and edit everything in that folder. I've spent ...
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Do we have to install App Fabric/Distributed Cache CU update in all servers in Farm?

I am thinking of patching App Fabric/Distributed Cache service in SharePoint 2013 farm. I have 1 WFE and 1 App Server and I only have one host in my cache cluster that is in WFE. Now while applying CU ...
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What does a member status value of “2” mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When users click "Join this Community" on a SharePoint 2013 community site, it automatically adds their name to the members list with a Member Status value of 1. Their reputation score starts at zero, ...
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How to add the Google Tag Manager to the body in a SharePoint Master page?

According to the docs, the GTM should be added "immediately after the opening tag." However, any code that is placed there in the master (well, really the htm version of the master) will be put in ...
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Is there a way to force a linked file to open and not be able to open in the Browser?

I have files that dont work in the browser view and want them to directly open in the software is the a way to do this?
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SP 2013: Use custom managed property for Search Result title of property if it is populated

In SharePoint 2013, is there a simple way to use a custom managed property for the search result title of property if it is populated? I have several content sources and only 1 of them populates a ...
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Provider hosted app on premise - Context token null

1) I have created a provider hosted app on premise and able to execute the default code that Visual studio creates in the new default page without any issues. The code is to read the host web title. ...
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Web Part Connection to multiple lists on web part page

I have a Web Part Page with multiple lists displayed on the page. All lists have a common column named 'Product'. I want to filer all web parts by the 'Product' field, using web part connections. I'm ...
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Hiding the Survey List from browser in Sharepoint 2013

Every time I try to hide the Survey list from browser in Sharepoint Designer 2013 I receive an error telling me I couldn't. I am able to hide other kinds of list, besides that one. Today, I have to ...
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How do you associate a workflow with a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have been migrating a list with ShareGate. The list's workflows were modified on the destination, but for the sake of quickness I deleted the list before I re-migrated it. The workflow for the list ...
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Creating SP 2013 views programmatically

I'm creating views programmatically on a SharePoint 2013 custom list. I want the views to appear on top of the list or in the ellipsis menu. When creating more than three views, then views created ...
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Can you connect the Yammer free version with a SharePoint 2013 On Premise Install?

I just installed Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 in our test environment and noticed that you can use Yammer instead of SharePoint Social. Can you use the free version of Yammer with an on premise ...
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Retention policy on mysite - move / delete after AD user no longer exist

I'm new to setting up retention policy on site (mysite). Is there a easy way to move the entire users mysite when the user are removed / deactived from AD? What's the best way of doing this? If yes, ...
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Updating scripts for creating Scopes + rules to create Result Sources + rule

I have a powershell script which was created to create Scopes and scope rules for a SP2010 environment. Now I have to create a similar script but for SP2013. It should create the same Scopes and scope ...
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Export to Excel does not export columns with multiple selections in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to export a list to Excel (Office 2013) that contains columns containing multiple selections, except the columns with multiple selections are completely missing from the exported Excel. To ...
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how to get the people picker value using jquery?

I am trying to get the people picker value in EditForm.aspx using Jquery. I have 2 people controls in Edit form. I am not able to get it. Please help me to sort it out.
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How to show two document libraries in one XsltListViewWebPart?

i am totally new to Stackexchange and to Sharepoint2013 and I want to solve the following task. I have two(or multiple) documentlibraries in my Sharepoint and I want to have a overview of both on my ...
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Retrive data from a list name starts with 1 or more digit characters and choice field using listdata.svc

I am trying to retrieve data from SharePoint Document library using listdata.svc . My Document library name is "2015" and it have one choice field. When I browse using the URL ...
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Is Sharing with external users allowed in SharePoint 2013 On Premises?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 On Premises for a team site. Supposedly, external users will need to access to this site. However, I could not figure out how to share the site with external users. All I can ...
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Can a content type item inherit sibling column values from lookup column item?

Here is how I have my lists structured - in case it matters, List A does not currently utilize Content Types. The problem is in the List B view of Site Column B. Since Content Type Y doesn't ...
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ListView Web Part Associated with List

Programmatically - How do I get to the listview web part associated with a list or library. I want to customize it and add it to a web page page in SharePoint 2013. I don't see it in the web part ...
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Pasting excel rich text column into Sharepoint 2013 list edit view

I was trying to paste an excel table to SP2013 datasheet view with one of the column is enhanced rich text editor. But the view stripped out the styling from excel table. Excel table: This is the ...
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Permissions on Document App within Document Center

I'm in the process of setting up a SharePoint 2013 test environment for work. We've got a structure as follows. Names have been made generic http://sharepoint/ - which goes to a top level, group ...
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Get a webpart in the webpart gallery

I am trying to get a webpart from the gallary to add to a webpart page. It fails on the GetFile line saying that it can't find the file but the file is in the gallary. Is the code/path correct? ...
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2013 Authentication Problems

I just ran into some weird authentication issues. Apparently this has happened before a couple weeks back while I was out of the country, but here it is again. Users on a windows operating system ...
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How do I add a scrollbar to a dialog?

I have created a sharepoint dialog using the HostWebDialog="true" option in my custom action. The issue is that if the data in the dialog box is larger than can be displayed there, I cannot scroll to ...
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Office 2013 OneDrive Location

When a user creates a document in Word/Excel 2013 is there a way to change the location of the OneDrive option to my On-Prem SharePoint site? Additionally, is there a way to add my SharePoint 2013 ...
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Manipulating SharePoint UI over an IFrame to add missing clientside Features

I stumbled across a requirement where I had to change the RequestAccessMail via clientside code. This property is not available via CSOM or JSOM. Feature Request There are several people who asked if ...
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Does adding a web part to a page make a copy of the web part definition?

The setup: - Custom Summary Link web part - Custom SummaryLinkMain.xsl - Custom ItemStyle.xsl - JavaScript file that the SummaryLinkMain calls from a separate site collection (an internal CDN) and ...
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What is the difference between a sharepoint site page and web page

What is the difference between a sharepoint site page and web page. In site contents I have the ability to create the page under site page or web page? Im looking for a good explanation between the ...
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SharePoint Conditional Formatting without using Designer

I am trying to apply conditional formatting to my SharePoint list based on a few conditions. For example I have a column (Month Needed) that the user selects a date from a drop down list in the ...
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Quick edit promoted links

Is there a way to edit quickly Promoted Links? Because editing item by item is quite long. I was thinking data sheet view but can't make it work.
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Sharepoint 2013 CQWP - Filter by Approval Status

I'm kind of stuck in a Content by Query Webpart. (Yes, i'm aware i'm on 2013, and yes, i could use Content by Search WebPart, but this is a standard edition, so no, finally i can't use CSWP) I would ...
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Problem Installing SharePoint 2013 SP1

I'm trying to install SP1 on my SharePoint 2013. But when I run the .exe I got error while detection. Do you have any ideas ? I checked the OPatchInstall log, but I can't find anything because it's ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom List - Dataview with 2 columns grouping does not expand to show the items

I have a custom list view grouped by 2 columns (Requester Company & Month - Year). In my view, I can see the grouping without any issues with the total against each group. When I expand the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Multiple Approval/Signature required

I am trying to create a workflow to automate a Travel Form process that is currently being conducted through e-mail only. As a result, sometimes things fall through the cracks and documents are lost. ...
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Blog.xsl File Request

I am trying to modify the view from of a default blog. Our company requires to brand the look and feel. I have found several good resources online and they all involve modifying blog.xsl. This is ...
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Fetch list item attachment by name

I am trying to write custom code for list item attachments. As it is not allowed to overwrite them, I will check if file already exists. If yes, will delete and then upload again. I found a method ...
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How to get/check all currently connected users

Everything in the question. How can I check how many users are online and connected to a SharePoint Site Collection (or site) ? And/Or who are they ? Is there any PowerShell Tips ? P.S: I'm using ...
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Effects of moving Managed Metadata terms withing term set

We currently have a SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata hierarchy similar to below: Term Set 'Departments' ---'All Departments' ---'HR' ---'Sales' ---'Purchasing' and would like this to look more ...
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SharePoint 2013 Content By Search Disable ASCII Sorting

I am building a Content By Search web part that read data from a custom list with one column "Title". I have updated the search schema to mark the title column as sortable and now I can choose the ...
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Multiple Yammer feeds on same sharepoint page

as part of a new intranet I am making for the company I am looking into Yammer and how it works with onsite SharePoint. Using yammer basic I have set up a couple of groups and have run into a slight ...
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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...