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HarePoint Knowledge Base and DevExpress won't leave me alone!

I installed the HarePoint Knowledge Base for SharePoint. I have since removed it. Periodically, despite the fact that I have removed every trace of the application I can find, all of my web.config ...
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Daily error of “The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, I've searched and found tons of articles about this issue but restarting the SharePoint Search Host Controller does fix the issue and forms can be saved again. My problem is ...
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Production SharePoint 2013 environment with only one server?

I'm currently running a small SharePoint 2010 farm with two servers. The first is a dedicated Microsoft SQL server, and the second is my SharePoint server running my web application and Central ...
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Maximum length of SPSite Name and Description property values

Is there any reference to the maximum size for the Name and Description properties of a site collection?
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information” [duplicate]

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". Please find the screen shot below ...
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hover panel not shown on first result item in people search result

When i key in a search keyword and give a people search. I am seeing a couple of people results. But on the first result item i am not able to see the hover panel when i hover over that item. same ...
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Add Additional control on SharePoint list acces by separate list

I have one list this list is configured, so that a user can view and modify his own items. No I wan't to add an additional Access control based on a separate SharePoint List. This list will hold a ...
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search this site in main root site collection

I noticed the following and I want to know if it is by design. Let's suppose you have your portal.abc.com as main site collection (root) and other site collection that are named as ...
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Event Receiver Timing?

I have an event receiver that listens on three lists. When I save Data in my applications, about 7 elements are changed, so the event receiver has to start 7 times. Inside the ULS-log I can see the ...
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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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Sharepoint-Hosted apps under https

I have developed an app which is supposed to be hosted on a secure website (https). The DNS records and the SP Configuration is done successfully. My app works fine under the normal http url, but i ...
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Sharepoint-hoted apps for Sharepoint 2013 - X-Frame-Options error

I have developed a SharePoint-Hosted app which is deployed on an on-premise 2013. In short my app is a simple SPA using CSOM and REST calls against SP lists. I also created a couple of Client Web ...
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How to browse a multidimensional OLAP cube in SharePoint 2013?

I have an instance of SQL Server 2012 analysis services (multidimensional not tabular) with a couple of cubes. I want to browse the cubes from a SharePoint 2013 enterprise edition site. I tried using ...
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How to inform approvers about their initiator-selected role in a workflow?

I have a customized OOTB SP2010 approval workflow running in a SP2013 environment. This is started manually and there is an initiation form, where the initiator adds some metadata and also specifies ...
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use [Today] in a URL filter

Is it possible to pass "Today" in some shape or form to filter a SharePoint list as a URL parameter? I'd like to have a link that looks something like ...
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Open a Modal Pop when SPMenu item is clicked - ( NavigateUrl )

I need to add a Modal popup on clicking on the url of a SPMenu which resides in a SPGridView. I specify the url in the row data bound method. In the SPMenu when a Application page path is directly ...
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slow response IExplorer opening new item or editing a list item

I have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation running on a Windows server 2012 R2. It's a domain controller as well. Yes I know its not a best practice but the company has limited funds. And does not want to go ...
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SPD Workflow - Handle Deletion/Modification

I'm using SPD to create a holidays approval workflow. I follow this (except for the last part), so please, click to understand my wf since I writing it in French in SPD. To resume, I send a mail, I ...
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How to write a view filter to show all pages created by me and have either “Pending” or “Approved” statuses

I want to achieve this , to display all pages that are assigned to me and have either (Pending or approved) statuses. But when I define the following, It will show all the pages that are rejected ...
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The issuer of the token is not a trusted issuer

I'm trying to solve this issue for a while without luck, may be someone with more Sharepoint experience will be able to pinpoint my issue. Exception stacktrace in Sharepoint logs looks like this: ...
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Update Panel doesn't work inside web part zone

I have a visual web part that works if you insert it directly into the page layout, but not when you add it to a web part zone. The page: <asp:UpdatePanel ID="UPnlArticle" runat="server"> ...
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How to get the current site url in SharePoint 2013?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow developed in Visual Studio 2012. How can I retrieve the current site url to a local variable?
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Change list template type on existing lists from SPListTemplateType.Tasks to SPListTemplateType.TasksWithTimelineAndHierarchy

Is it possible to change TemplateType on existing lists? I've got several old sites with wrong SPListTemplateType. I want to change type from Tasks to TasksWithTimelineAndHierarchy to get the ...
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UserProfileManager.GetChanges maximum is only 1000

I am having a problem working with UserProfileManager.GetChanges, it seems that it has a limit of 1000, can anyone verify this? And what is the possible way to increase the cap? There seems to be ...
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Map NTFS permission to SharePoint library permission?

We have folder on the server which is shared by many users. The permission is based on NTFS. Now, we want to put this folder in sharepoint as a library, Is there a way to automatically convert the ...
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People Search not updating Job Title?

I ran an incremental User Profile Synchronization which correctly updated the user's Job Title (verified in Manage User Profiles). I then ran an incremental search crawl on the MySite (sps3://mysite). ...
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Partial Search Returns no results for alphanumeric Items

The Search feature is indexed and running very well for foundation 2013. Using continuous crawl on SQL Server 2012 Standard. 2008R2 OS x64. I am having one issue. When the users are for searching for ...
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Best approach i can follow to send emails to “Approval/s” users to get their approval on a wiki page

I have the following inside my enterprise wiki site collection:- I have defined an “Approval” groups which allow specific users to approve/reject wiki pages. Inside the wiki library versioning ...
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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Create a link to Search Results with a dynamic Query Variable (ie: Site Title)

I want to create a link to the search results page with the current SiteTitle in the URL. For example: http://mysitecollection/SearchResults.aspx#k=thisSiteTitle What is the SP Designer markup? For ...
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JS link 2 different templates for 2 different views of same list on 1 page

I have 1 list that I want to display in 2 different ways on the same page. When using the jslink property included in the OOTB listview webpart only one display template gets rendered for both ...
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How do I add bold text to my form?

Using a script editor on my new form I added this script. <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script ...
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Lookup list filter only future events

I have a task list that assigns tasks to specific future events. The custom task has a lookup column that is based on an events calendar. Is there any way I can cleanup this lookup list to only show ...
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DIP doesnt update when fields are added or removed from content type

Im just wondering whether anyone has ever come across a problem where adding or deleting fields in a content type does not update the DIP?
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SharePoint data / document encryption options: experiences and recommendations

I'm evaluating the options to implement an encryption of the data / documents that are saved in SharePoint (2013). The important requirement is that SharePoint administrators (farm admins) are not ...
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Profile Application update AD

I have a "working" User Profile Service Application in that we can export information from AD to SharePoint profiles, however we have a number of fields we want to push back to AD. I've configured ...
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Get a Content Type by Name (Title) using CSOM

I am applying a temporary fix to some CSOM code whilst a more permanent fix is given to me hence I want to create the equivalent of ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("Contoso ...
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After deleting all nodes, QuickLaunch throws “You cannot call a method on a null-valued expression”

If QuickLaunch has nodes, the following causes the error "You cannot call a method on a null valued expression". If not, it carries on as normal. $nodes = $subWeb.Navigation.QuickLaunch write-host ...
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Available documentations about the “alerttemplates.xml” fields name and layout classes

I want to modify the default alerttemplates .xml alert template. But seems the only way to hide, display and change the components format is to know exactly the name of each components . Such as the ...
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Active directory user account images not syncing with SharePoint User Profiles

I am uploading the images in Active Directory and trying to sync them with User Profile Services (tried both Incremental and Full Synchronization) but still not able to retrieve the AD User Profile ...
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SharePoint library not to ask for document title

how I need to force upload.aspx to not redirect user to update title of document ? When user now uploads a document and click on upload i dont want user to update title but that is it. Any setting ...
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How to remove the item content from my alerts templete

I am working on a team site that contains an announcement list & also on an enterprise wiki site. i set a general alerts for all users to be notified when any item is added/edited/deleted . ...
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Access Denied with system account

I run some SP-Code within the System Acoount. But even with that user I still receive an access denied acceptioon. I also tried other user accounts (with admin rights) Error message: Attempted to ...
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Sometimes sharepoint 2013 survey doesn't work

Sometimes while user press finish button all his answers resets. I think it's problems with user browser, but i can't definitely say what kind of problems it is. Version: SharePoint 2013
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Updating metadata for Discussions and Replies in Community site in SP 2013

I have successfully created discussions and replies using code in my Community site on SP 2013 server. Actually i received XML files containing the Discussions and Replies along with the corresponding ...
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Site Collection admin getting error 'Sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you.'

I am getting this new error in chrome. I am logged into Windows with a Site Collection Administrator. I tried clearing the browser cache and passwords but no luck. This doesn't happen in IE or ...
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How do I add a photo to a form without InfoPath?

I on a 2013 site. I would like to add a photo to a form that was created within SP without using InfoPath. Is this possible? here is an example. This was created using InfoPath. Any information on ...
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SP2013 - Static item in Content Query Web Part?

On our main page of our SharePoint implementation, we have a CQWP called Spotlight. It's displayed as a banner slider with paging buttons on it. It will only ever show 7 of the most recent Spotlights. ...
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Can SharePoint 2013's local navigation menu be embedded in a web part? (or is it one that we can access?)

I have a templated master page that suppresses the local navigation bar. I am looking to make use of it for my site. I can start a new page fresh to get access to it, but I would then need to mimic ...
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Modify my SharePoint 2013 alerts' email body to provide a link to the item , instead of embeding the item content

I am working on a publishing site inside SharePoint 2013, and i set an alert for users to send them emails when a new page is created or modified. but the problem is that the alert email will contain ...