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How to get a PrincipalID from Announcement list instance in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am trying to create a custom workflow project using the steps mentioned at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx. When getting properties ( such as "CreatedBy") ...
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What is the best way to automate the creation of hundreds of tasks per project?

I am planning for an SP site that tracks a registration process. Each registration will have a hundred tasks or more. At a high level, I think I should create a task list that would serve as a ...
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Error on using master page deployed in solution

I added a custom master page that someone else had provided me into a farm solution and deployed it from within Visual Studio. I created a default Page in the Pages library. I updated the master ...
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Getting List with REST Service to HTML page on different domain

I am trying to get data from SharePoint and display it in an HTML page on a separate domain using SharePoint 2013's API. The SP instance sits on-prem and the other domain is also within our firewall ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - ASP.NET/HTML Requires Sign-in to render ? o.0

I have a website where one specific block of ASP.NET/HTML code renders only when I am signed into the website. This happens across all browsers. I need the 'caption_homebanner' div to render for ...
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SharePoint Warm Up Script failed for url

My organization has 600 sites and subsites in 4 different site collection. We run Sharepoint Warm up Script at 3 am in the morning to make sure users all set to go at the morning. Recently i have been ...
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A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application:EndpointFailure: Affected Endpoint MetadataWebService.svc

SharePoint 2013 farm with 3 web front end 2 web app and 2 workflow server.we have scheduler running sharepoint warm up scripts at 2am in the morning to beat the morning rush hour traffic. Couple of ...
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stuck on a database attach

I have a 2013 test box that I am working on trying to attach a content DB from our 2010 farm. I have mounted the WSS_Content database on the new server. I have made a web app and a site collection ...
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How to build a contact list?

How to build a sharepoint contact list (name, phone, email, pictures) that automatically syncs with user profile or active directory? Also, can it be where when I input a account and it populates the ...
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How to optimize my SharePoint 2013 Development environment?

I need your help in optimizing my sharepoint development environment. I recently bought Desktop for SharePoint development purpose. It has 24 GB RAM, 1 TB normal hard disk(not SSD, since it was ...
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How to customize a view of recurring calendar events using client side rendering (JSLink)

I'm trying to apply CSR to a calendar-view. This seems not to be working. In fact the file specified in JSLink is not loaded at all. As a basis I'm using the standard "Current Events"-view which ...
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creating a subsite using c# and the rest api

Im trying to create a site using the rest api from a console app. I keep getting a "Not well formed JSON Stream". I cant find much on calling the rest api from c# so have been piecing it together ...
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Unable(?) to delete Search Service Application

Good morning. I am using SP2013 on Windows 2012. My application server failed, but I had access to CA on a web front end server, so as per recommendations, I started services for my service ...
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Sharepoint Active directory permissions

I have a functioning Mysite with all user accounts added. I imported the accounts from active directory when I first constructed SharePoint. I have recently made changes in active directory to users ...
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Script editor webpart ribbon problems

I added a script editor web part (javascript code) to a view page (/Forms/AllItems.aspx). After that I can not see anymore the File and List category in the ribbon bar. I read somewhere that ...
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How to make my sharepoint web application accesible with a public ip address

We just got a public IP address for our SharePoint 2013 Server, I need guidance on configuration, so that our SharePoint web applications can be accessed from outside our network by simply typing the ...
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Excel and PowerPoint to talk via SharePoint Libraries

We are looking into a way for an Excel file and PowerPoint file to exchange data. I'm thinking Excel Web Services, OpenXML, SharePoint Office Apps and/or maybe CSOM. Requirement is coming up to: ...
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We have a template; how do you save as a WIKI page to actually use the template?

We are creating a book, each page We have a template that was created of a WIKI page using SharePoint 2013... I would like to 'save as' the page and rename it (over and over with about 20 different ...
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The issuer of the token is not a trusted issuer Sharepoint Provider Hosted App

I created an app by using the following tutorial: http://www.luisevalencia.com/2014/07/23/prepare-environments-sharepoint-provider-hosted-apps/ The app works perfectly if there are no sharepoint ...
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Deploy wsp without logging to SP server

Can i deploy a wsp using powershell batch file without logging to the sp server ?
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Can we create site variance in office 365 site?

I want to create multilingual site in SharePoint online. Can we create multilingual site for public facing website? I have read that in public site of Office365 we can not create variance. Can we ...
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Identify if a Library item is a folder or not in CSOM

I have Library on which I have created a ribbon button. On click of the button I am trying to identify if the selected item is a folder or a file. below if the code snippet that I am using: var ...
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Calling API in hybrid SharePoint scenario

For a client I'm facing a challenge. We've got a hybrid SharePoint 2013 environment in which: Office 365 will contains the new yet to be built 'collaboration rooms' where people will collaborate on ...
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Extend people search with custom contacts list

I'm trying to extend the default people search (that crawls the user profiles) with contacts I've put in a custom SharePoint list (a kind of external contacts list). My goal is that when people ...
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Set New Page Default Settings to “Inherit default page layout from parent site” in sharepoint 2013 using powershell script

I want to set New Page Default Settings to "Inherit default page layout from parent site" in sharepoint 2013 subsites using powershell script. I have tried with publishing-web ...
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Retaining workflow history for auditing purposes

I am in the process of upgrading our SharePoint environment from 2010 to 2013. As you may know SharePoint only keeps workflow associations around for a period of 60 days, after which they're deleted. ...
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Sharepoint list browsable through windows explorer in a computer but not in another computer

I have a sharepoint (2013) list where I have the permissions (designer). I can browse the sharepoint directory from my computer such as (\comp_name\directory\list) through windows explorer. I cannot ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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Assigning access to subfolder in Document Library

We are trying to configure same schema on our new SharePoint Foundation 2013 that we used on SharePoint Foundation 2010. We have a document library with folder structure like this: | - 100_FIRST | ...
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Is it possible to edit the attachment form so that enterprise keywords are applied to each uploaded file?

I have a list that has some items with categories. When I create or edit an item in a category, I am able to apply enterprise keywords to the item. However, I then attach individual documents to this ...
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Search Results Web part - Language drop down removal

In the search results web part in a SharePoint 2013 SP1 on-premises environment, since the SP1 update we've noticed the 'Show Language Dropdown' has been enabled. Now I can manually tweak this ...
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SP13: Outlook Calendar Events to SP Calendar

I know there's a way of doing this in SP10. I have created a calendar in sharepoint to replace a outlook calendar. In stead having to enter all the entries manually into the sharepoint calendar. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Find list elements

We recently migrated our SharePoint installation from a testing/demo setup to our production server, and after much cursing and head scratching we more or less got it work like it used to on the ...
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Enterprise wiki security based on the wiki column

I have an Enterprise wiki library inside my SharePoint 2013, currently I added 5 wiki libraries, where I am assigning permissions per wiki library such as how can (read, edit, approve, etc) wiki pages ...
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How to automatically sign in user from HttpModule

If a request to a certain site collection comes in from an anonymous user, I want to do a sign in as a specific user. For this I would like to use a HTTP module. So basically I want to do something ...
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App Pool created with Powershell name appears as GUID in IIS

I just installed SP 2013 in a test environment. I created an app pool to be used by the service applications using the Powershell command below: New_SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "Default ...
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SP 2013 - WebApp is unstable with Office files, cannot open them

I have one SP2013 server, and several web applications, let's say webapp1, webapp2. On the first one, everything's ok. I'm able to open office files, edit them etc. But on the second one, some day, ...
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Add “Additional Column Settings” to Site Collumn with Visual Studio for SharePoint 2013

Can I restrict a Site-Collumn with the common "Additional Column Settings" which we see in the Browser when I create the Collumn in a Feature in Microsoft Visual Studio? (I would like to create a ...
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Creating custom Master Page causes Lists to appear merged with it

Using Design Manager I converted a HTML file into a master page. (This was a simple logo with drop down menus). I then set it to be the default master page for one of my sub sites. The idea is when I ...
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How can I add a site title refiner?

We have hundreds of subsites, one for each project. Inside each subsite, different document libraries and content types. Sometimes when searching, we get matches from different subsites. How can I ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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SharePoint 2013 and javascript

What is meaning of OnDemand scripts and what is not-on-demand scripts? In SharePoint 2013, when do we use SP.SOD.executeFunc and when to use ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded ? What is best practice?
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Page layouts and render format

We are trying to customize how a catalog-item reuse page work in a cross-site publishing scenario. We have our catalog hooked up and are using the page to successfully show data in our publishing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - custom page layout looks different (messed up) in Edit/Content Author Mode

This question is about Sharepoint Custom Page Layout that looks different (messed up) in Edit(Content Author) mode. What is causing this? When the page is published or checked in - it looks ...
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how to work with the xml from an infopath form?

I deal with infopath forms with client object model and now I want to add new nodes to the xml, I had goten something with the code below: XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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Right way of stopping search on sharepoint 2013

helps right way of stopping search service on sharepoint foundation 2014, steop by step. Thanks You <html><html>
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Developing Apps in Sharepoint

I want to learn how to develop apps for SharePoint. I created a new developer site collection. When I try to install NAPA I get the following message "Sorry this app is not supported on your server." ...
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SP2013 Cannot create “_catalogs/masterpage”

I have created in my VS2013 solution a Masterpage module. The problem is that during feature activation I encounter a message 'Cannot create "_catalogs/masterpage', as if the feature was not being ...
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Date Format in Page Layout

I am working in 2013 enviroment and want to change the output format of a datefield (currently german date "DD.MM.YYYY") to "DD. Name of Month YYYY". Is this possible via Page Layout, especially in ...