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Start SP 2013 workflow using JavaScript object model does not start WF

I am using a SharePoint 2013 state machine workflow. In my page I attempt to start the workflow using below both ways Method 1 - using Item ID & WF subscription name var wfName = "notification ...
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Alias for Libraries' URL in explorer view

I have a SP2013Foundation single server farm. Whenever the customer create a new project in his project management tool, a new Document Library gets created in SP, using the project database id as ...
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Alerts not Being Added in Calendar list?

I'm trying to add an OOTB alert to a Calendar list where it sends and e-mail to someone whenever a new event is added. I've created the alert, but I can't find it anywhere. I created it by selecting '...
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How to find listItem by Person column in Workflow

I have a Custom list with column "User" of type "Person or Group". I want to find list item by ID of a user. When I trying to use LookupSPListItemID Workflow returns me a message Column "UserId" ...
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Only folders in the root of document library

I want to create a document library where the users are only allowed to create/upload folders in the root of the library yet create/upload documents and other files types within the folders. Any ...
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How can I add users to a list based on a Form?

In a webpart I added the following code : <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.8.3.js"></script> <script src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.0/jquery-ui.js"></script> &...
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Why are some updated list items not being saved?

So I'm a basic administrator for our team Sharepoint 2013 Site. We have made a list for some of the users to track their progress which they will periodically update. Now its update season again and ...
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Use culture information for date format in SharePoint 2013 publishing page layouts

I am facing an issue with displaying the locale based date format in publishing page out. I have this code in page layout : <SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField FieldName="ArticleStartDate" ...
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How to increase the number of characters limit in hyperlink column type

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have column type Hyperlink in a list. It is not taking more than 255 characters for the url. Can I increase the limit? How can I do this using js?
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How to create list with form to track people responses in SharePoint 2013

I want to create a list with form to collect the user response or feedback on usage of a Software (say "X software). Like, What went well while using the software? What did not go well? Any other ...
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Collapsible Tree Structure View in SharePoint?

Is there any way to create a collapsible tree structure in SharePoint that would not only allow me to create an easily browsable structure (with + and - buttons to collapse and uncollapse each section)...
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Unable to sync calendar to outlook

Recently my company kept policy to disable PST. From that point we are unable to sync calendars from SharePoint to Outlook We are using 2013
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Can no longer Manage subscriptions for reports in SharePoint

We are running SharePoint 2013 with SQL Server Reporting in integrated mode. Recently we were having issues with our search service running so we ran the Psconfig -cmd secureresources command in ...
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Calendar Events not returning in Search

Items created in Event Calendar are not being returned in a site search. Is there something needed for this?
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Customize Lookup form field (new, edit) with JSLink

How can I get the options for some LookUp field, in JSLink? Code: SPClientTemplates.TemplateManager.RegisterTemplateOverrides({ Templates: { Fields: { Initiative: { ...
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Sharepoint CU installation - Updating from Aug 2013 to May 2016 CU

I am working in an environment where the sharepoint patches are in the below level. SP2013: Farm 1 - Build Version 15.0.4727.1000 - June 9th, 2015 Farm 2 - Build Version 15.0.4535.1000 - ‚ÄčAugust ...
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Feature that activates Custom List Action

I need to create a feature with Visual Studio that creates a custom List Action that does something. Per example, sends an e-mail, change the site name, etc. To be more specific, I want to know how I ...
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How to Open/Close a Sharepoint modal dialog using HTML instead of URL

I'm trying to open or close a SharePoint Modal Dialog. The dialog opens one time, but it doesn't open in the second time, I just get a weird title only box. Also I cannot figure out how to close the ...
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How to calculate duration based on 4 dates?

On Sharepoint 2013 teamsite I have a report taking which is updated by the workflow to calculate each task and overall duration. Workflow adds task start and end dates, durations are calculated per ...
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Migrating Documents from Box to SharePoint Online 2013

I need to migrate documents from Box to SharePoint. Is there any feasibility to do this without using the 3rd party tools? Any help on this is highly appreciated. UPDATED: What if I download the docs ...
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Read current site/site collection term store navigation page URL in the code

Dev Environment: SharePoint 2013 On-premise We have a web part on the home page, where we are displaying the terms (reading from Term store navigation). We are doing this by hard coding the term ...
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How to develop a Feature to Archive list items

How to create a simple feature on SharePoint that allows the user to move an item from one list to another list, like an "Archive". It has to be a feature done through Visual Studio (C#).
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Sharepoint 2013 CSOM C# - How to limit results of KeywordQuery to specific folder?

I am currently using Sharepoint 2013. I want to limit my results of the query to specific folder within my list. For example entering the oath for the QueryText field: keywordQuery.QueryText = "path:...
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Assign permissions to usergroup creating an item in document library

I wish to create a document library to be used by a school to manage students hand-in of homework and assignments. Two groups are relevant: Students and Teachers. The Students should be able to ...
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Farm Admin - but unable to iterate thru sites

I am in the Farm Admin group (thru CA) and have DB owner access to WSS_Content and SharePoint_Config database. I am running following powershell. It runs fine but throwing "Access is Denied" when it ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : how to target the audience of navigation link to “Everyone except external users”?

Well, everything is in the title : I have a Team Site, and i would like to configure an audience for a link on the Global Navigation. This audience should be "Everyone except external users", a SP ...
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how to implement Search Box and Pagination in Tiles aspx page in SharePoint 2013

I have used promoted link in SharePoint 2013 and have customized my page with my requirement using JavaScript. Now SharePoint doesn't provide OOTB search capability for tiles aspx page. Does anyone ...
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SharePoint search - No items returned

SharePoint search is not working which means no items are returned. How do I troubleshot this? Crawl log looks good. All the items are crawled incremental crawl is running as scheduled What else ...
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Allow User to Read List Data Over REST Only

I have a list (used as a lookup) that I don't want users to be able to see or get access to any of the view pages to see the items in the list. I have a form on another site that populates a drop ...
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ThreadAbortedException from SP Cache after multiple calls to UPS

Im looking into a SP Project(2013, on-prem) with big performance issues. The symptoms are that "sometimes" the server stops responding or click-respons take minutes) . Near this point I find the ...
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Create a Field that only accepts SharePoint groups

I need to create a SharePoint 2013 field that only accepts groups (from SP, not AD). I know I can add UserSelectionMode="PeopleOnly" to make it accept only people, but I want the opposite. Is there ...
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Easy Ribbon with two GroupDefinitions

I'm using the Easy Ribbon API to show Ribbons in Edit/Disp form. When I only use one GroupDefinition everything works like a charm, but as soon as I want to add a second group of ribbons, the first ...
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Powershell script to apply FBA to web application

I have create Web application in sharepoint 2013 but I want to apply Form Base Authentication Using Powershell script.
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Content Search Webpart in SharePoint 2013

I have a very odd behavior of SharePoint 2013 out of the box Content Search Web part. It doesn't return any results at all. Every kind of query returns zero results. There is quite a lot of data and ...
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Create search query for where webpart has been used

I have a request for SharePoint 2013 to provide a list for managing videos (with transcripts) and, a webpart for placing them on pages. We'd also like these video to appear in search results. Is ...
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How to repair Central Admin site icons

We're running SharePoint 2013 and had our main app server crash & burn. No problem, I figure - just run the psconfig wizard and bring up the CA site on a secondary app server. Ran the wizard, no ...
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Adding default content to a RichHtmlField in a page layout

I am looking for a way to add content/HTML within a RichHtmlField. I want this content to be editable by the user. I have found that I can use the Html property of the RichHtmlField to inject html, ...
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Deliberately corrupt the search index

On our SharePoint 2013 on-premise (test farm) I want to deliberately corrupt the search index. This to test backups, fail-over and multiple index components. Any clues or tips on how to do this? ...
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Limit results SharePoint 2013 api's

Is there a way to limit the max results serverside returned by "/_vti_bin/people.asmx" & "/_vti_bin/client.svc/ProcessQuery? Or perhaps only return exact matches (by overriding searchText ...
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SP2013 - Can I change the PageLayout for System Pages outside of Publishing Pages?

I don't want to apply my page layout on the system pages of my sharepoint site (eg. site settings..). This function is a available within a publishing site. However, other site templates do not ...
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Retaining search property in Advanced search box

I have configured my Advance search box to take 3 newly created managed properties. Also i have exported the advanced search box to a different page where i have placed search results and navigation. ...
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Running malicious code on SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 intranet portal which user can access from home using their corporate lan ID & password. Most of the users only have read-only access to the site and they can only ...
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Access Services - Sorry, something went wrong with adding the app

I am looking for any updates or further help with Access Services on SharePoint 2013. I have reviewed Access Services - can't get it working and I've installed everything FIVE TIMES. The ...
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Custom Callout menu display the document metadata , when item is opened

How to display all the metadata for a document in a callout menu ? I am looking to display all the metadata for a document when you click and open a list item call out option . By default , the ...
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how to change the SharePoint folders image dynamically with different image in SharePoint

I want to change the default icon (Yellow Thumbnail) of the Image library folder with one of the image resides in every folder dynamically. Each folder contains 10-12 images, I want to put anyone of ...
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Deleting Test-licenses from Office365

I have written a method that installs a test-license to my O365-SharePoint. It uses the following method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Utilities.Utility.ImportAppLicense() This works fine, but now I ...