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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

Can any one explain me difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable files and what are prons and cons each one
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Reusable Content Drop Down Menu Not Updating

I am on Sharepoint 2013 in a publishing site. I have created a reusable content field that we will apply to every page. Although there are other reusable content items, this is the only piece of ...
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Email external email when new item created

I was wondering if there is a way to make a list automatically email to an external users email when a new item is created/edited. I know users can set up alerts on lists, but this only works for ...
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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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InfoPath getting the ID not the value I configured in lookup field

I have two lists setup: Office: only has title field LOB Manager: has responsible person and a lookup column to the Office list. The office lookup in LOB Manager is configured to use the Title ...
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Pass parameters to URL in SP.UI.ModalDialog

On load of my site I check if a user is 'registered' with the site (I need specific non-SP data about them which is saved in Users list). If not, then I show the NewForm.aspx page for Users list. ...
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How to change date format to dd-mm-yyyy in SharePoint 2013?

I have a list view webpart which displays start date of calendar list. It displays date in MM/dd/yyyy format (US format). I want to change it to dd/MM/yyyy (UK format). I have tried to change it from ...
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Checked null with dateTime in REST API SharePoint

I want to get all article pages which Article Date is not null. so I have try to do by this way. var ArticlePageContentTypeID = ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : Tree view structure for Document library and setting permissions

I need to have a tree view for a folder "Demo" from a SharePoint document library . The tree view should display all folder inside doc lib "Demo" and on right side i need all items within the folder . ...
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How to concatenate 2 strings in SPD

I am using SharePoint 2013 workflow, is there a way to concat two string variables? I don't see an activity for it!
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Adding Apps on SharePoint 2013 on-premise Server required Microsoft login

Hello fellow developers, I've installed SharePoint 2013 on a on-premise farm and configured App on it successfully many times. However, every single I try to add an add it redirect me to the ...
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Open form in browser from an approval task

I have recently "upgraded" to SP2013 from SP2010. My infopath 2010 forms go through an approval workflow. In the tasks created by this workflow is a link to the document: This link opens the ...
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Removing Default Search Box and “Home / Edit” link in Oslo

I want these things done for a single subsite. I needed to do some special things with searching on the site that involved basically breaking the default, built-in search box. But it still shows up. ...
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How can the hover panel in people's directory be modified not to show authored documents

I am trying to create a people's directory for my intranet. When I hover over any employee's name I can see their authored documents. I just want this to be a search page for other employees to be ...
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Cut and Paste not working in Datasheet view Sharepoint 2013 O365

I have a question regarding an unusual error that I can't seem to resolve. I have a document library and am trying to cut and paste metadata from an excel 2013 spreadsheet into columns in a datasheet ...
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Using GroupWork feature in SP2013

The GroupWork feature for calendars was deprecated and hidden going from 2010 to 2013. I need to get this feature working on a 2013 site. I am using powershell to accomplish this. I have found that I ...
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What to do with error message “Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. ”

When I tried installing SharePoint Server 2013 I retrieve a error message: Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. your should uninstall Windows Server Appfabric and reinstall it ...
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Adding rows to SharePoint 2013 Promoted Links

Could anyone provide more detail on how to span Promoted Links in SharePoint 2013 to display on multiple rows? I've looked at the following link that details the process, just have no idea what ...
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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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Discussion forum is not working well after restoring the site collection

I have created a new site collection of type community site on my development machine, then I have backup the site collection and I restore it inside staging server. I am lo-gin as the site ...
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Synchronize Excel 2013 to SharePoint 2013

I tried several ways to synchronize an Excel 2013 sheet to SharePoint 2013. For example download and see this MS Add-In It works once, but I got a problem report after saving the sheet and trying it ...
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How to insert raw html in a rich text content field on a page without using edit source from ribbon

Using SharePoint 2013 on-prem. I have created a page layout with a rich html field and was wondering if it was possible to insert raw html without using edit source from ribbon. The way I have done ...
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The AppFabric Caching Service service terminated unexpectedly

The event viewer of the WFE server recieves errors regarding the AppFabric Caching Service: AppFabric Caching service crashed with exception {6d304b9000000000000000000000000} failed to ...
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Exclude expired accounts from the UPS import

I need to be able to exclude users from the import from AD that have an account that is expired BUT not disabled. We currently filter like this Attribute Operator Filter ...
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SharePoint 2013 Keyword query returning duplicate entries

I have a KQL query for searching documents with a set of document metadata. In development environment the query is returning actual result, in testing environment the query returns duplicate ...
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How to identify Orphaned Site Collection in SharePoint 2013 Content Database

We have recently discovered following error in SharePoint Health Analyzer report page: "Content databases contain orphaned items." We have identified the faulty content DB, database status of content ...
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Numbers displayed in Discussion List Categories don't add up

When we look at the little boxes that preview the amount of replies and discussions in a SharePoint 2013 Discussion List we noticed that sometimes the numbers just don't add up. As you can see in this ...
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Merging SharePoint DocStream Content

I am trying to merge the sharepoint DocStream table content column according to the DocId. Assuming the document is large and there are a few rows that are used to contain its content. Can I append ...
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Can I enable searching for partial strings?

We have a list which contains information about people (first name, last name, email address etc). The problem is search it. When someone searches for "Smith" all the results appear as expected. ...
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“Start a task process” do not create tasks for all the users given in the recipient feild (SharePoint workflow 2013)

I have a problem that I want to discuss here and hopefully I will get some answers. I have recently created a workflow for a custom list (SharePoint online) in SharePoint Dsigner 2013. In workflow, ...
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Import discussion board from excel list

While migrating a from one sharepoint 2013 server to another I am still stuck at getting the discussion board from the old server to the new one. I was able to export the old discussion list into an ...
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Managed Metadata Columns not working while creating a View

I will use a quick example to explain the problem I'm currently facing in Sharepoint 2013 : I have a library with 10000 items (Treshold at 5000) I have 2 columns in my Library Building (a Single ...
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Editing and Systems Administrator

Currently when editing has been completed on a page, SharePoint will list ʺSystem Administratorʺ as the person who edited if they have privileges high enough to this point, regardless of the actual ...
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Workflow Service: The HTTP request has timed out after 20000 milliseconds

I had configured Workflow Manager on my environment, everything was working as expected and suddenly i have started seeing Workflow Manage error. ...
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How to determine which field is lookup field via REST API

I have to load data from various lists with various views via SharePoint 2013 REST API. I have no knowledge about fields that are configured in views (general fields, custom fields, lookup fields, ...
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Best content type for managing projects info

I want to add a new list that stores project info which are:- Project name. Project number Start date Status So I want to create a new site CT to store this info, but I'm not sure which is the ...
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How to connect to oracle from a sharepoint solution?

I want to create a wsp which connects SharePoint to Oracle. On my research on this I came to know that I can use either Oracle.DataAccess dll or System.Data.OracleClient. But both of them are not ...
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Content Type field on NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list and I am using content types to add items to the list. I am using OOTB forms for new and edit items. One field that I see on the EditForm.aspx is the one that I hope I get on the ...
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Have differing colors using SP.UI.Status on a page

I am using SP.UI.Status to display announcements. Some announcements are using the default yellow status and icon and some are using the red status and icon. Both of these work fine on their own. ...
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Odata orderby Calculated Field

Path is a calculated field in Menu list of my sharepoint application. It concatenates two numbers into a path like below: 1/2, 1/3, 2/4, 2/2 I want to sort my List based on this field but get the ...
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migrating a document library from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013 without using 3rd party tools

I have to migrate a document library from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013 without using any 3rd party tool. any nice approach to achieve it?
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idiots guide to workflows !! [on hold]

I am looking to build a workflow that is instigated based on the competition of a document to then send the completed document to a folder based on its Reference number i am completely new to ...
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Drag and Drop into Document Library via Page Webpart

I've created a Document Library that I can drag and drop documents into. Then I added that Document Library as a webpart on a 3 column page. I am able to drag and drop in if the page is checked-out. ...
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determining if a metadata property is indexed or not

this question is related to my previous question which not been answered. When I go to Search Schema I can find the corresponding managed property for the Managed Metadata Site Column, and I it is ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...
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Title of column/standard metadata links to list where metadata are managed

For a starting up site I would love to ad a link in the table to the location where I manage the metadata from that column (I use a lookup column, so the source is a list) The goal is to give my ...
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Unable to start 'Workflow Manager Backend' service

I have configured Workflow Manager 1.0 for SharePoint 2013. The backed service is not running. keeps on trying to run but fails, please check the error logs shown below: Log 1: The Workflow Manager ...
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Recommended height and width for promoted links background images

I want to create some images to be defined as background images for promoted links. However, I did not find any articles or documentation that define the recommended height and width for these ...
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How to parse the result type containing managed metadata

I am using SharePoint 2013 search and getting the list items. The result contains managed metadata which is of format owstaxidmetadatagsallinfo: L0|#{Guid}|{Text};L0|#{Guid}|{Text} If I use my ...
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Security Token Service could not activated

The requested service, 'http://localhost:32843/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/securitytoken.svc/actas' could not be activated. I did everything what here is written. ...