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Incomplete External user Access SP 2013

We have creates a particular site for our external users to access. I was able to invite our test user to access the site, he was able to log in, but he is unable to access any of the lists. He can go ...
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What is the correct way to reference javascript in Sharepoint 2013?

I have found conflicting sources on linking/referencing JavaScript to a SharePoint .HTML Masterpage in SP2013. Out of the box, SP2013 instructions from Design Manager interface are to Use this ...
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Page exists but is 404 NOT FOUND

I created a link for a new page in my SharePoint 2013 subsite using double brackets. When I click on the link, I get the 404 Page Not Found error. It does not ask me if I want to create a new page. I ...
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Insert an App part cross site collections

I have a web application with two site collections; Team site Enterprise wiki Now I want to display the latest 10 enterprise wiki pages inside the team site. Now I try the following I went to ...
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2013: Where is the ctx.CurrentItem being generated in the search display template?

I'm wrapping my head around the display template and I'm trying to get the hover template to work in a custom display template. Right now, I'm trying to get a preview window to work with the ...
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Are there other SharePoint 2013 services that require classic authentication?

Reading Crawler authentication in SharePoint 2013 for STS based external website I found that NTLM is still required in SharePoint 2013 for Search Crawls. Are there other services that still require ...
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Database Update Status “ Needs Upgrade” Sp2013

I am in the process of upgrading sp2013 farm to SP1 upgrade soon. To prep for that i was going though datbase status page in central admin and saw the following: With that info on hand i was ...
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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SP2013 FBA pack - User Management error

I come back with another problem on another new fresh install : 1 SQL Server, 2 WFE. And I still have the problem 'Membership provider etc'. (Come back because I had the problem here). Now I ...
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Used Based document versioning - SP2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation. There is a requirement to enable user based version of documents in the library. Meaning that each user has his/her own version of the document uploaded to the ...
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Rich Text column - How to add HTML Template

I must add a HTML Template to reach Text Column, and it schould be Visible always. How Could I done it ? Only to give a template rich text to html, that nowan schould edit it
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Token life time and expiration

Can I get a good explanation of following terms: WindowsTokenLifetime ServiceTokenLifetime LogonTokenCacheExpirationWindow ServiceTokenCacheExpirationWindow What does WindowsTokenLifetime minus ...
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How can you share script members between control template and item template

I'm developing two custom display templates (Control and Item template) and I'm wondering if it is possible to share script members between these two templates, e.g. if I add something like var bar = ...
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Setting permissions in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I'm working on a SharePoint Workflow as a proof of concept for one of our clients. The requirements are that it must be accomplished as a SharePoint 2013 workflow with no custom code, created only in ...
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how can i display the latest items from another site collection

I have a web application, with three site collections . and i want inside my team site to be able to display the latest pages that have been added to my enterprise wiki site collection. so what are ...
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Migration to 2013 - Object reference not set to an instance of object

I´m currently migrating from SharePoint 2007 (via 2010) to 2013 by attaching the content databases. Before i wanted to migrate the last websitecollection, I started the integrity check in the ...
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Alternative to Design Manager

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2013 and i'm looking for an alternative to Design Manager, which is not included into foundation. Since i don't have the HTML version of the master.page and i'm a bit ...
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Duplicate filter values in a calculated column

I have a document library with a calculated column. This document library is populated from a windows service. Every time a new document is added, the calculated column has a formula to choose ...
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Can a 2013 Publishing Site be Changed to a Publishing Site with Workflow?

I created a handful of publishing subsites and added content etc... Now that I've done all that work, I'm wishing I would have created them as publishing sites with workflow. I know that typically ...
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Workflow failing seconds after file upload

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow associated with a document library which starts after a file is created. After running some tests I found out that the workflow works perfectly fine when I upload ...
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Invoke Asset Picker from JSOM

I have a custom page layout hosting Javascript. In it, I have a text field and a browse button that when clicked should open the SharePoint Asset Picker and subsequently populate the text field with ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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SPGridView PageIndexChanging does not hit when debugging

I have a SP grid view which has loads data in a IList (data added to iList from DB). When the pager pagination arrows "< >" are clicked the pager sometimes loads the same set. When I tried to debug ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Custom Web Part: Get and display data from Oracle and SqlServer databases

I'm developing a Custom WebPart to retrieve data (based on certain queries) from a SqlServer and Oracle databases: The data should be displayed in a grid/table/etc with sorting, filtering and ...
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SP 2013 REST API How to get Approval Status for Version History items

This is how SP presents Version History: I use this URL to get file history: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 JS Link return default field rendering

I got a very strange problem. I need to return default rendering for UserField (PeoplePicker) for some SP users with current user, and show read-only field with current user for others. In other ...
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SharePoint 2013 Set Content Source for Search Application

I have 2 Web Application on the same farm and I have created 2 different content sources for them and crawled it. How can I set the content source for respective search application.
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SharePoint Provider Hosted App: mixed content issue

We have a provider hosted app that needs the SharePoint javascript and CSS files, so in our MVC view we added the following code: <script ...
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SharePoint 2013 Basic Search Setup without Enterprise Search Site Collection

Although I have worked on modifying the CSWP and Display and Item templates, I am very new to SharePoint 2013 search configuration. I have a requirement of setting up basic search for a portal ...
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Problem inserting web part - is not registered as safe

A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe. I've looked at my web.config and I can see the entry ...
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the file '/_controltemplates/.ascx' does not exist

I am making a visual web part which is referencing a user control. The code in SharePointProjectItem.spdata is given below. <ProjectItemFile Source="ExportUserControl.ascx" ...
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Can I install Workflow Manager In one of my SP servers

I was wondering if I could install SharePoint Workflow manager in one of the Servers where SharePoint 2013 is installed. I couldn't find an example if this kind of infrastructure was possible. All ...
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Special characters AD to User Profile

I have some trouble with special characters while syncing the UserProfile with the AD. Some fields in the AD are correct but the in the UserProfile I see some wrong characters(question mark). How ...
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DispForm.aspx get value with :contains not working

I want to get a value from a field on the DispForm with jS / jQuery. I tried the following Code: var question = $('h3:contains("Frage")').closest('td').next('td').text(); However it doesn't work. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search not finding all instances of a document

I am wondering if this behaviour is by design. I have built up a mock up standard document library with metadata to display how the search filter works. To speed up the process the word document is ...
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After migration to 2013 in OFFICE 365, Site UI is not proper, Black Hover is there

I have Migrated one site from 2010 to 2013. We have used Evaluation site to test migration, and resolved most Issues. once we have migrated the site, we came across one UI issue which was not part of ...
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How to fetch Newsfeed using JSOM

Is there a way to fetch Newsfeed with Link to Hashtag and all rich content using JSOM. We are able to fetch Newsfeed but all text is coming in plain text whithout any link to Hashtags. Is there a ...
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Best practice for autonumber

What is in SharePoint 2013 on premise the best way to create an autonumber system? It's for an expense note system and it should be nice to have something like 2014/0001. I know there are different ...
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Sharing Site Pages across site collections

I have a root site collection where i have one site page. I want to share this site page across other site collections which will be used by my clients. i.e. suppose I make any changes to site page in ...
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Copy-SPSite : Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I'm using Copy-SPSite to duplicate a site collection. Copy-SPSite http://mysite.com/dept/01 -TargetUrl http://mysite.com/dept/02 -DestinationDatabase WSS_Content /dept is a managed path. But I got ...
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SharePoint App cannot see lists

I have an app created on SharePoint 2013. I created 2 lists the same time. But I cannot see the site contents to go to list and manually update items.
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creating a site collection is taking too long

I have a SharePoint server with 10GB RAM & sql server with 10GB of RAM. now i want to create a new site collection inside our SharePoint server 2013, so i wrote the following command:- New-SPSite ...
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CSR and form templates

I'm trying to build an app that has a list with a custom form. I've looked at client side rendering and all of the documentation I've seen is about specific field overrides. However, the form I want ...
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Can I automatically add Tasks to the Timeline

I am trying to setup a task list in SharePoint 2013 that will automatically add new tasks with start and end dates to the timeline. Has anyone had any luck with this? I looked around at creating a ...
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Problem with using page rating inside a SharePoint publishing site

I have a publishing site of type enterprise wiki ,and I am facing the following two problems; The star rating will be corrupted when viewed using IE 11 64X as follow:- When I changed the page ...
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How to invalidate ClientPeoplePicker?

I'm trying to add simple validation to ClientPeoplePicker. If the person entered to ClientPeoplePicker already exists in the field on the list it should go back to my custom edit form and display an ...
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Restrict List items HR Compliance

I need to restrict items in a list so that only the person who the incident involves, and their manager are able to see the list item. This is a compliance issue, so different views is not an ...
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Not able to Create Web Application in SP 2013

I am trying to create a new web application in our SP 2013 Farm and i am not successful in doing it .I had created 4 web apps before without any issue and today when i tried to create a new webapp i ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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External list edit form not shown

I created an external list using Business Connect Services. I have added operations for read list, read item and update item. Then create external list using external content type. I can display list ...