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What does psconfigui.exe do?

just wanted to know what this application does. Many thanks
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How to programatically get a link to custom timer job settings?

I have created a custom timer job and deployed it to all web applications. In a custom central administration application page, I would like to show links to this timer job (e.g. 2 links if there are ...
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How to filter list by current user if the user does not belong to a group?

I have a list, users can add items to it. By applying current user filter web part, I can show the items created by the login user. However, for some users, i.e. belong to 'admin' group, I want to ...
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2013 Workflows always set approval status to draft

I have a "pages" library in a publishing site and I have to use a workflow to fetch some information to compose some part of the page. Therefore I would like to set this workflow to start at any item ...
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19 views

using sharepoint as HTML authoring platform

Can I use SharePoint just as authoring platform to author HTML fragments (Header/Footer/ widgets) and publish these fragments. These fragments can be then picked to assemble a page built up in a ...
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1answer
26 views

Can I add the sharepoint module to powershell? 2010 / 2013

I apologize if this has been answered but I couldn't find any answers to my question. I want to practice the power shell commands for Sharepoint (either 2010 or 2013) but I can't seem to find a ...
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1answer
22 views

SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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67 views

App Part VS Webpart

What is difference between an app part and web part in sharepoint 2013 ? I only know apps load inside an iframe .
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How do I make a dynamically created SPList read-only in browser, but editable in code?

In code, I create a SPList. I write to this list programatically, but I would like the list to appear read-only for all users (perhaps excluding admins only) in browser only, i.e. I don't want to ...
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Where to store custom logs that will be shown to end users?

I have a custom job that can process various documents. I'd like to show user-friendly logs of the processing summary on a custom CA application page, e.g.: "[time] Document1.docx from site ...
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Hide a field in list when new item created but show it when edit?

Is it possible to hide a field in list when new item is created, but show it when the item is edited? I figured out how to hide a field, but it will hide the field in the form no matter it is ...
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Who is supposed to use the RBS [mssqlrbs].[rbs_log] table?

When you install RBS, several new tables are generated, including [mssqlrbs].[rbs_log]. The procedure rbs_sp_log_message can be used to write RBS-related logs into it. However, who is supposed to ...
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How to display charts dynamically other than by using MSCharts?

I would like to display a pie chart in a custom SharePoint application page. One option to do this is by using MSCharts and <asp:Chart> tag. However, getting this to work requires modification ...
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Are farm admin privileges required to update SPContentDatabase property bag?

If I store custom data inside SPContentDatabase.Properties, must I be farm admin to be able to update it? E.g. SPContentDatabase contentDatabase = GetContentDatabase(); ...
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1answer
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How to enable non-admin users to store custom application data at a farm level?

When a normal (non-admin) users click my custom-made ribbon button in a document library, I would like to write the document library's information to some persistent farm-wide store (or at least a ...
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1answer
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How to deploy ItemAdded event receiver to the entire farm? [duplicate]

I have created an ItemAdded event receiver that is supposed to process new documents/files after they've been added to any document library in the farm - i.e., I'd like the event receiver to ...
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1answer
69 views

Can SPPersistedObject settings be updated by normal users if ran with elevated privileges?

I have a custom ribbon icon "Enlist" deployed to each document library. A normal (i.e. non-admin) user can click this icon; when he does, I would like to permanently save the document library ...
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1answer
49 views

Using SharePoint 2013 to Crawl SharePoint 2007

I've having a bit of trouble with SharePoint 2013 search. I'm trying to use it to crawl a SharePoint 2007 site. What I've done is I've set up a content source to that site, created a crawl rule with ...
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How do I get the 'CheckedOutByUser' in SharePoint 2013

I am updating a document and I try to check it out first. If it is already checked out by the current user I do nothing. If it is not checked out I check it out. For this I have the following code to ...
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Test against SharePoint 2010 and 2013

I have existing tests that test my Sharepoint code (that use the SharePoint Client Object Model) against SharePoint 2010. This is all working fine. A helper method in the base class provides the ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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1answer
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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How to Configure Searching in SP 2013

we have SP site in 2010 with huge amount of Data in it. We will be updating it to SharePoint 2013 very soon.so just wanted to know if it will create problem after upgrading , specially searching part ...
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SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server 2013

I have been tasked with understanding the pro's and con's of rebuilding our SharePoint 2010 platform. This could either consist of a 2013 local install upgrade or moving to Online. There are many ...
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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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1answer
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Procedure to give the site URL name instead of localhost:port

We want to give our existing site URL a name instead of http://pcname:port, we would want to have something like http://speedsolutions Also, for the new sites that we would be creating we need to ...
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2answers
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Where do I find reference dll for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting?

We are upgrading a VS solution from SP2010 to SP2013. We are using VS2010 and Windows Server 2012 OS. Can you tell me where is the DLL for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting; located? The error ...
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2answers
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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
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1answer
68 views

Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, deleting content database

Why do we delete the content database of a new Web Application while upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013?
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2answers
84 views

Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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2answers
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What exactly is a SharePoint Farm?

I know this seems like a trivial question and I have seen various explanations provided on the web, but they mostly seem pretty vague, so I would appreciate if someone could clear a couple of things ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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1answer
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System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I'm working on a sharepoint server. It was SP2010+SQL2008 R2. I migrated it to SP2013 + SQL2012. Everything worked fine for days. I keep working on it. Then, I find that there is ONE webapp having ...
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1answer
215 views

Anything other than username in Person or Group column will not resolve only in quick edit mode

This is a SharePoint 2013 environment migrated from SharePoint 2010 (this works properly in the old 2010 environment). There's a “Person or Group” column present in a document library. When using ...
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Browsing sharepoint site using full domain shows blank page?

I have a server, when use machine name internally, ie. http://mySPServer it works fine. however, we want external users to access this site, the external url is http://mySPServer.myinc.com ...
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2answers
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Pasting a rendered link to a rich-text column with the list in datasheet view

I'm trying to paste a rendered link, i.e., a link from within a Word or Excel file, into a rich-text column in SharePoint's datasheet view... Pasting from Excel, I get a working link, but it's the URL ...
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43 views

SharePoint migration from 2010 to 2013 issue

I have migrated our SharePoint development environment from 2010 to 2013. While migrating we had multiple problems - especially with our custom template, we had to make an additional step while ...
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0answers
44 views

Migration from SP 2010 to SP 2013

I have migrated one of our site from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and everything seems to be working fine, but I am facing the challenges with XSLT list view webpart and in list and libraries ...
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1answer
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TFS2012 build server for both SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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1answer
146 views

Site creation can't continue because of a configuration issue with the parent site

I'm having problems to make my site creation work. I followed the guide at http://blog.sharedove.com/adisjugo/index.php/2012/07/25/visual-guide-setting-up-my-sites-in-sharepoint-2013/ , everything is ...
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1answer
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Dual compatibility 2010 and 2013 of an common utility project

we have developed an utility project referenced by many other projects developed in sharepoint 2010. Now we are starting to use sharepoint 2013 and would like to still use the methods present in that ...
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2answers
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Access Denied from Migrated SP2010 -> 2013 Web App

I've migrated a web application's content database from SP2010 to SP2013. After the migration was complete, I am completely locked out of the web application. Navigating to the root site collection ...
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Search for Sharepoint Calendar in Outlook?

Is it possible to browse for Sharepoint calendars in Outlook without having to use the 'Connect to Outlook' function on Sharepoint?
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1answer
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Content database schema version is not supported in the new farm

I never did this before, so I want to make sure it is correct. I have a development SP standalone machine (A), it has SQL2008R2+SP2013. it was setup by others. Now, we decided to setup a a farm (B) ...
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SP2010 or SP2013 [closed]

We have application1 developed in SP2010 and there is a link provided in the site which directs the user to a application2 developed in Java platform. We are looking for option to migrate the ...
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1answer
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IRM Prevent Old Document Versions from Opening

Is it possible to force a user to download the most up-to-date version of document when they open an old downloaded version on their local drive? I know IRM can require users to reauthenticate after ...
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Event Log: Faulting application name: Fabric.exe, version: 1.0.960.0

I'm working on a SP2013. It was setup by someone else. I fixed most issues. But then I found there is this entry in event log. It happens frequently. Anyone knows anything about this error? Faulting ...
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What are the functions of a sharepoint architect?

I find job postings everywhere with combined functions between sharepoint developers and sharepoint architects. If you consider yourself a sharepoint architect or have one in your team, what are the ...
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1answer
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Access Denied when creating AD Group with Workflow

I'm trying to create AD Group via Workflow...I'm using a Workflow 2010 type on a Sharepoint Server 2013 . When i try to launch the Workflow it cancels himself and says "Access Denied" ... I tried to ...
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Does 'Web Access Database Sharepoint site' created in Sharepoint 2013 sync/work with Microsoft Access 2010

Will I face any compatibility issues when I use MA 2010?