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Webpart added to webpart page using modules is not visible in edit page

I am provisioning a webpart to a webpart page in sandboxed solution. here is the module's element.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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Document Library and List Search Functionality Not Working

When I try to use the Find a file search functionality within a SharePoint List or Library it always returns Your search returned no results. Some files might be hidden. Include these in your ...
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Create search query for where webpart has been used

I have a request for SharePoint 2013 to provide a list for managing videos (with transcripts) and, a webpart for placing them on pages. We'd also like these video to appear in search results. Is ...
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List View Web part not showing all available views for list

We have added a list view web part to a page, and we get the Current View link in the web part. Which is configurable when modifying the actual web part. What we'd like to see (instead of having to ...
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User profile service error: An item with the same key has already been added

I am getting an error with the User Profile to SharePoint Full Synchronization timer job on one (of two) of our web front ends. Couldn't find any info on the internet specific to this problem. Any ...
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SharePoint Pagestatus bar not appearing there is no ribbon available

I have a publishing site in SharePoint 2013. I am trying to incorporate page status bar using the following snippet function addPageStatusMessage() { SP.SOD.executeFunc("SP.js", "SP....
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Risk difference setting up subdomain or new domain?

I have a single server Sharepoint Foundation 2013 instance that I've recently setup for my organization. I'm still pretty new to Sharepoint. I've been tasked with setting it up to allow apps, and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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Getting an error when I submit InfoPath form

I've been attempting to update an InfoPath form on a Document Library. The form works by having custom submit rules and data connections that allow the form to be submitted in specific folders. During ...
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How to repair Central Admin site icons

We're running SharePoint 2013 and had our main app server crash & burn. No problem, I figure - just run the psconfig wizard and bring up the CA site on a secondary app server. Ran the wizard, no ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 with custom webapi service

I want to add a custom webapi service to sharepoint 2013. What I did so far is Create the webapi application Added an application in IIS Imported the webapi application Tests are succesfull to get ...
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How do I get the “Organize” ribbon on a sharepoint list?

I was just using this amazing ribbon earlier today and cannot google an answer. I can't find a list of all ribbons, I can't google it any way I think of because of how Microsoft is so terrible at ...
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Invisible termsets, visible through powershell

I accidentally created 9 of a termset and now am experiencing issues. I really don't want to delete the whole site collection they exist in but must do something. I created them through powershell and ...
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How to add rollup images to many items, 1 image for 50 items

I have a CSV file containing my fields, e.g. title, item number, category.. and I want to include rollup image. How can I set the rollup image to be https://example.com/sites/SiteCollectionName/...
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Filter by URL in Search Results Webpart

I've got a search results web part which searches for pages in a sharepoint library. I'd like to add a query text that limits the search to only certain URLs, such as 'mysite.com/sites/somepagename' ...
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Show AlertMe link not working in search results webpart

I checked on the "Show AlertMe link" in the settings in webpart properties of the search results webpart, but the status of it getting changed to unchecked when I edit it again. It is not getting ...
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Deliberately corrupt the search index

On our SharePoint 2013 on-premise (test farm) I want to deliberately corrupt the search index. This to test backups, fail-over and multiple index components. Any clues or tips on how to do this? ...
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Adding default content to a RichHtmlField in a page layout

I am looking for a way to add content/HTML within a RichHtmlField. I want this content to be editable by the user. I have found that I can use the Html property of the RichHtmlField to inject html, ...
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Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup commands

Like Get-SPUser and Set-SPUser, are there any commands like Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup ? I want to use Powershell commands like Set-SPGroup -Identity $ADGroupName -Web $SiteCollection
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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JSOM - ListItem from 'GetFileByRelativeUrl' returns System.ArgumentException

I'm trying to retrieve the corresponding ListItem from a page layout in the master page gallery using JSOM. I'm using the same approach that Vadim provides in this question, JSOM - get listitem by ...
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Limit results SharePoint 2013 api's

Is there a way to limit the max results serverside returned by "/_vti_bin/people.asmx" & "/_vti_bin/client.svc/ProcessQuery? Or perhaps only return exact matches (by overriding searchText ...
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SP2013 - Can I change the PageLayout for System Pages outside of Publishing Pages?

I don't want to apply my page layout on the system pages of my sharepoint site (eg. site settings..). This function is a available within a publishing site. However, other site templates do not ...
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Products Configuration Wizard: How to add local account with Complete Server type option

I am getting an error message during installation of SharePoint Server 2013. I have selected complete server option (other option is stand-alone). When I am on 'SharePoint products configuration ...
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How to read Custom Property value and term description from NavigationTerm?

In publishing sharepoint 2013 site, I am using managed navigation. I need to read value of custom property defined in term store and I also need to read value of description field. Is it possible to ...
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What should be the Content Search Web Part max per page?

I'm currently working on a department site prototype for an Intranet, which is to be packaged up and used to spawn around a dozen sites using the same Web Template. While trying to convert the ...
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Hide options from ECB Menu in SharePoint 2013 Library

I have added a document in a document library. I am trying to hide an option from ECB Menu How do you hide any options from ECB Menu? Update: Each item has a column "x" with different values. So, ...
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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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Retaining search property in Advanced search box

I have configured my Advance search box to take 3 newly created managed properties. Also i have exported the advanced search box to a different page where i have placed search results and navigation. ...
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Edit Links commands are not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu in SharePoint 2013

I have сreated custom site definition for SharePoint 2013, but for some reasons Edit Links command is not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu. These commands available by default if I ...
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Running malicious code on SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 intranet portal which user can access from home using their corporate lan ID & password. Most of the users only have read-only access to the site and they can only ...
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2013 Workflow missing when viewed from another PC

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Access Services - Sorry, something went wrong with adding the app

I am looking for any updates or further help with Access Services on SharePoint 2013. I have reviewed Access Services - can't get it working and I've installed everything FIVE TIMES. The ...
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InfoPath 2013 / SharePoint 2013

I have a problem with a customized Workflow Task Form. It generates the following error: "The amount of data that was returned by a data connection has exceeded the maximum limit that was configured ...
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Managed metadata columns in the product catalog 2013

I am wondering if there is a better way to do what I am doing. I have 4 levels of categorization for records in a product catalog. For example I have 4 columns, an item would have the values {Steel, ...
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Set list item level permission in jsom (javascript object model)

I need to assign permissions to a particular list item using client object model in JavaScript.Say for 5th item by id I want to assign contribute permission to a particular group. I have previously ...
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Custom Callout menu display the document metadata , when item is opened

How to display all the metadata for a document in a callout menu ? I am looking to display all the metadata for a document when you click and open a list item call out option . By default , the ...
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how to change the SharePoint folders image dynamically with different image in SharePoint

I want to change the default icon (Yellow Thumbnail) of the Image library folder with one of the image resides in every folder dynamically. Each folder contains 10-12 images, I want to put anyone of ...
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Deleting Test-licenses from Office365

I have written a method that installs a test-license to my O365-SharePoint. It uses the following method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Utilities.Utility.ImportAppLicense() This works fine, but now I ...
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Why does altering the height attribute for the input box on a sitefeed web part break its validation?

I'm working on a solution for a client which includes a newsfeed web part on the site homepage. For some reason the character limit for a newsfeed post isn't being enforced, by which I mean the ...
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How to get the selected items of list in the javascript

I have one picture library, where several pictures are stored. In that picture library I want to put such a link that will download selected images. To achieve this functionality, I thought to prefer ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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How to change the “Parent Content Type”

I have requirement to create multiple content types to a single website in Sharepoint 2013, I have did it using the template files, but the problem in for all newly created content types the parent ...
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Action on a transition trigger in State Machine Workflow

What component can I place on a transition trigger in State Machine Action Workflow in order to solve this task: I have 3 states: "State 1", "State 2", "State 3". Exit action of "State 1" has "...
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“Sorry, something went wrong” during execution of custom Web part on 2013

I have a custom webpart in SP 2013 environment over Amazon. This webpart reads a xml file, loads the contents to the SQL Database and then reads the contents from Database and create discussions in a ...
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Is this the proper querying method for SP2013?

I'm having issues trying to load the proper script below to become a customized image rotator on my SharePoint 2013 platform. Can anyone help please? I want to know if I am writing the code properly......
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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url mysite/listName/Forms/myContentType/...
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Jquery to insert total of a column onto another column in SPS2013?

Please suggest the way to get Jquery to perform total of the numeric value in column 1 and insert the output on column 2 in SharePoint 2013 List?
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Set search result page preference globally

On SharePoint 2013 search result page there is a "Preference" menu where the current user can for example change default behaviour how documents should be opened (client application or web-browser). ...