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Error occured in deployment step 'install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action. Deploying App - On-Premises Farm

Yes this question is the same as : This question How ever none of the proposed solutions work for me. I've tried swapping the account in Central Admin (did not work) I've created a new AD account, ...
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How to get current search query in a search page

In a SharePoint 2013 publishing site, I have a custom search page. This page can be reach from the search box in the master page. It lands on : http://server/pages/search.aspx?k=myquery, which is ...
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Calling a WCF web service from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have a scenario where I need to access a WCF web service (locally hosted) from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow. Below given is what I have done so far: This is what the workflow does: ...
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Breakpoint not hit in SP2013 workflow

I have a VS 2013 workflow and am trying to debug it. I have installed Workflow manager tools for Visual studio 2013, seems to be fine. I've ran the configurator, but afterwards had to make some minor ...
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Problem with adding a custom managed property in the People Search Hover Panel

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 (+ Sharepoint Designer 2013). We are using people search center as our intranet "Phone book" and it's working really well and I managed to customize the ...
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Unable to add site columns including (created By, Created date & latest version) to my Enterprisewiki content type or to my enterprisewiki page layout

I have the following inside SharePoint 2013:- Publishing site collection. I used the Enterprise Wiki template. Currently I want to add the following site columns to my EnterPriseWiki page layout:- ...
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SPO 2013 - Upcoming calendar events in CQWP

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We have a Sharepoint Calendar where we mark our general shared events and we would like to add a small list to show the next few (3-5) upcoming events. I ...
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ItemAdded Event Receiver on Explorer View Firing Multiple Instances when Moving Item

I have an event receiver which works fine (triggering only once) when I drag and drop a file to a document library. It also works fine using the upload button, it will trigger twice as there are two ...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Navigation - 301 Redirect when Term is Moved?

My client has an issue where they are moving terms around within their SharePoint 2013 managed navigation as part of a website restructure. They (understandably) want to ensure any hits to the former ...
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Setting ContentEditorWebPart ContentLink property to absolute path

To avoid adding some static HTML to my custom masterpage, and allow the end-user to easily change it by just changing an HTML file instead of the masterpage, I'm trying to embed a static ...
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Can Exchange connector for SharePoint 2013 index users emails?

Can Exchange connector for SharePoint 2013 index users emails? nothing mentioned in MSDN, it is all about public folders. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj591608(v=office.15).aspx if it ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

When I deploy my workflow.. I get the following error... Any idea what Can be causing this? Error 10 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': ...
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Why does installing sandbox solutions with feature activation receiver on sp 2013 fail on dev machines

previously I asked on sandbox solutions in 2013 here and part of the solution was [...] coded sandboxed solutions will continue to work in on-premise SharePoint [...] Yet, I still could not ...
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Can't use SPItemEventProperties ListItem on ItemAdded in Event Receiver

I'm using event receivers to modify some of the inputs in a SharePoint 2013 site. They are fairly straight forward, here is a simple example public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties ...
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Reporting Server Integration Feature will not be activated

I have very odd problem with Reporting Server Integration Feature. I have developed SharePoint Web Template. I have used Windows Server 2008R2 for developing and I have tested that my solution works ...
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Creating a searchable phone directory in SharePoint 2013

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have setup the user profile sync with AD. Is there a way to create a phone book in SharePoint? I have found an OOTB solution. I am following this article. I have ...
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Using BCS OTB webparts on Standard SharePoint 2013 License

According to MSDN http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/415c9536-ae70-4d4b-b481-5255cb03cc32#bkmk_Developeravailability in a Standard SharePoint 2013 licensed CAL I should have the "BCS:Business ...
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SharePoint 2013 Datepicker Not Rendering Correctly

I’m having a problem with my Calendar datepicker in Sharepoint 2013. It’s like it is missing some CSS. And I get the below error in my console : Resource interpreted as Stylesheet but ...
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Can I do bulk updates with SharePoint 2013 workflows?

I have a SharePoint site with two lists: list of assets list of maintenance tasks: each task is linked to an asset via a lookup column. Each asset has one or more related maintenance tasks My ...
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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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Query Variable to get value from Cookie?

I've got a value stored in a cookie and I want to use it in the Query Text of a Result Source. In the article Query variables in SharePoint Server 2013 I don't see anything obvious to try. It does ...
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set a users profile to default sharepoint image programatically

I am trying to create a custom web part which shows the current users photo and his name. Also i am giving two buttons one for adding an image and another for setting it to default image or removing ...
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Filter web parts in SharePoint 2013 STANDARD

I'm not able to find Filter web part category along with the other categories as i try to add the Date Filter web part to my Publishing Site that has Empty Web Part Page as it's layout. Is it that the ...
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SharePoint 2013: Programatically Installing AND Activating sandbox solutions using CSOM

I have tested this successfully, but wanted to check if anyone else has run into issues with this approach? The following object SP.Publishing.DesignPackage allows you to .install() and .apply() ...
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what is type of Lotus Notes connector for SharePoint Server 2013?

what is type of Lotus Notes connector for SharePoint Server 2013? is it Federated search or Content crawling? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee556429(v=office.15).aspx
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hardware that be required to query a corpus of 40 million documents (15 TB) and 10 queries per second

I'm planning to implement Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise search. What hardware that be required to query a corpus of 40 million documents (15 TB) and 10 queries per second? which topology I should apply ...
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SharePoint Provider-hosted app: Can't call REST or use JSOM

I have an AngularJS web app that is registered as a Provider-hosted app on an on-premises SharePoint 2013 site (not Office 365 or SharePoint Online). The Provider-hosted app is hosted on a separate ...
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Search Verticals (tabs) not visible in 2013 & results are unexpected

I have configured search and created a site collection using search center template . Why cant i see the search verticals in OOTB ? like Videos,Conversation tabs etc Also if i type the entire word ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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how to add a view filter to check if the login user is inside a group,same as for [Me]

I have added the following filter inside a view:- Which will filter if the “Assigned To” field equals the logn user. But now if the “assigned to” field contain a group which I belong to, then the ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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CAML query regex

is there a way to perform regex query with CAML? I have a string field (Display) composed by Name and Surname. I have a single search input. I wish to have these results *Display* match UserInput ...
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Calling SPWeb.DoesUserHavePermissions() for “outdated” user accounts throws SystemException

I'm facing problems when calling SPWeb.DoesUserHavePermissions() for outdated user accounts. Within a timer job I want to check if all users in SPSite.RootWeb.SiteUsers still have access to that ...
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itemadded event repeating

I'm trying to rename a file (form library) in the itemadded event receiver and this is what occurs: 1 i click on save button - a new item is added, everything is ok 2 I click on save button again - ...
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Activate solution is disabled for provider hosted app

I have a problem with a provider hosted app that I am developing for Sharepoint 2013 (Office 365). After I upload the app to Sharepoint I can´t activate it. The button in the ribbon is disabled. I ...
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SP13 - Cannot add user as farm administrator

As a farm administrator am I not allowed to add an other farm administrator? If I fill in the existing user and hit apply I get following... Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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Remove MySettings entry

I am using SP2013 I would like to remove the My Settings entry in the menu. I removed the Personal Permission on the Read role of Visitors group, but no luck. I have to disable it for all ...
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How can we copy data from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint ONLINE 2013?

How can we copy/export a library/list that currently lives on SharePoint 2010 and import it to SharePoint 2013 on office 365? I have searched the web, but I just don't seems to find a good example ...
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Restored Sharepoint site is missing

A Sharepoint Site Collection was restored on a fresh installation of sharepoint foundation on a server. Upon restoring the 22GB back up file, I am not able to see the restored site collection ...
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Using Code in SP2013 sandbox solutions

I inherited a sandbox solution deployed to an SP2013 and I am currently struggeling to add a new feature version. Somewhere I read that sandbox solutions are no longer soupported in 2013 - but I ...
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Customize a view of recurring calendar events using client side rendering (JSLink)

I'm trying to apply CSR to a calendar-view. This seems not to be working. In fact the file specified in JSLink is not loaded at all. As a basis I'm using the standard "Current Events"-view which ...
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Page Viewer does not display folders

I have just read this article but it was not helpful for me. Page Viewer does not display folders and documents. The page is right. But I can see Websites with the Page Viewer. I use Internet Explorer ...
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Setting Search Center URL in SharePoint 2013 using Javascript CSOM

In SharePoint 2013, I am trying to access Search object through JavaScript CSOM. I want to know the object which can give me the access to Search Settings under Site Settings. I tried looking under ...
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SharePoint on internet

Is it safe to host my website portal.mycompany.com on internet. It will have a maximum of 5 pages and it will be available to everyone. Is it wise to do this? I am not sure about the security impact ...
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ULS realtime logging not returning anything

So, i was out of office for one day and Sharepoint gives up on me. I'm trying to use ULS realtime feed to see whats going on but it returns zero data. While navigating down to C:\Program ...
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Adding items to SP Folder inside document library

I have a folder inside a document library. Inside this folder I need to check the existence of a sub-folder and then, add a document and another folder to it programmatically. Lets say, my document ...
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SharePoint 2013, List of Links as dropdown box

I'm making a forms repository site and I've been struggling as I wrangle search and other items to behave as I need them to behave. One of the things I have not been able to accomplish is this: How ...
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SP13: Blank Space on Pages

I am recently changed the master page to have the page content to be centered. My focus for the centering was on the home page that successfully centered. However, navigating to the other pages the ...
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Globally configure search dropdown

I have created a custom result source "special results" at CA-level A search result page is created in the search center, searching only "special results" The dropdown in the search center displays ...
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“Sync to Outlook” tasks from and to sharepoint for all users

Is there a way to activate "Sync to Outlook" from and to sharepoint for the mysite tasks for all our users? Every individual user can do it through the ribbon. But what if we want to activate it ...