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Excel and PowerPoint to talk via SharePoint Libraries

We are looking into a way for an Excel file and PowerPoint file to exchange data. I'm thinking Excel Web Services, OpenXML, SharePoint Office Apps and/or maybe CSOM. Requirement is coming up to: ...
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We have a template; how do you save as a WIKI page to actually use the template?

We are creating a book, each page We have a template that was created of a WIKI page using SharePoint 2013... I would like to 'save as' the page and rename it (over and over with about 20 different ...
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Deploy wsp without logging to SP server

Can i deploy a wsp using powershell batch file without logging to the sp server ?
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Can we create site variance in office 365 site?

I want to create multilingual site in SharePoint online. Can we create multilingual site for public facing website? I have read that in public site of Office365 we can not create variance. Can we ...
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Identify if a Library item is a folder or not in CSOM

I have Library on which I have created a ribbon button. On click of the button I am trying to identify if the selected item is a folder or a file. below if the code snippet that I am using: var ...
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Calling API in hybrid SharePoint scenario

For a client I'm facing a challenge. We've got a hybrid SharePoint 2013 environment in which: Office 365 will contains the new yet to be built 'collaboration rooms' where people will collaborate on ...
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Extend people search with custom contacts list

I'm trying to extend the default people search (that crawls the user profiles) with contacts I've put in a custom SharePoint list (a kind of external contacts list). My goal is that when people ...
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Set New Page Default Settings to “Inherit default page layout from parent site” in sharepoint 2013 using powershell script

I want to set New Page Default Settings to "Inherit default page layout from parent site" in sharepoint 2013 subsites using powershell script. I have tried with publishing-web ...
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Retaining workflow history for auditing purposes

I am in the process of upgrading our SharePoint environment from 2010 to 2013. As you may know SharePoint only keeps workflow associations around for a period of 60 days, after which they're deleted. ...
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Sharepoint list browsable through windows explorer in a computer but not in another computer

I have a sharepoint (2013) list where I have the permissions (designer). I can browse the sharepoint directory from my computer such as (\comp_name\directory\list) through windows explorer. I cannot ...
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Sync users from a security group?

How do I sync users profiles from a specific security group?
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Assigning access to subfolder in Document Library

We are trying to configure same schema on our new SharePoint Foundation 2013 that we used on SharePoint Foundation 2010. We have a document library with folder structure like this: | - 100_FIRST | ...
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Is it possible to edit the attachment form so that enterprise keywords are applied to each uploaded file?

I have a list that has some items with categories. When I create or edit an item in a category, I am able to apply enterprise keywords to the item. However, I then attach individual documents to this ...
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Search Results Web part - Language drop down removal

In the search results web part in a SharePoint 2013 SP1 on-premises environment, since the SP1 update we've noticed the 'Show Language Dropdown' has been enabled. Now I can manually tweak this ...
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SP13: Outlook Calendar Events to SP Calendar

I know there's a way of doing this in SP10. I have created a calendar in sharepoint to replace a outlook calendar. In stead having to enter all the entries manually into the sharepoint calendar. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Find list elements

We recently migrated our SharePoint installation from a testing/demo setup to our production server, and after much cursing and head scratching we more or less got it work like it used to on the ...
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How to automatically sign in user from HttpModule

If a request to a certain site collection comes in from an anonymous user, I want to do a sign in as a specific user. For this I would like to use a HTTP module. So basically I want to do something ...
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App Pool created with Powershell name appears as GUID in IIS

I just installed SP 2013 in a test environment. I created an app pool to be used by the service applications using the Powershell command below: New_SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "Default ...
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SP 2013 - WebApp is unstable with Office files, cannot open them

I have one SP2013 server, and several web applications, let's say webapp1, webapp2. On the first one, everything's ok. I'm able to open office files, edit them etc. But on the second one, some day, ...
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Add “Additional Column Settings” to Site Collumn with Visual Studio for SharePoint 2013

Can I restrict a Site-Collumn with the common "Additional Column Settings" which we see in the Browser when I create the Collumn in a Feature in Microsoft Visual Studio? (I would like to create a ...
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Creating custom Master Page causes Lists to appear merged with it

Using Design Manager I converted a HTML file into a master page. (This was a simple logo with drop down menus). I then set it to be the default master page for one of my sub sites. The idea is when I ...
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How can I add a site title refiner?

We have hundreds of subsites, one for each project. Inside each subsite, different document libraries and content types. Sometimes when searching, we get matches from different subsites. How can I ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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SharePoint 2013 and javascript

What is meaning of OnDemand scripts and what is not-on-demand scripts? In SharePoint 2013, when do we use SP.SOD.executeFunc and when to use ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded ? What is best practice?
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Page layouts and render format

We are trying to customize how a catalog-item reuse page work in a cross-site publishing scenario. We have our catalog hooked up and are using the page to successfully show data in our publishing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - custom page layout looks different (messed up) in Edit/Content Author Mode

This question is about Sharepoint Custom Page Layout that looks different (messed up) in Edit(Content Author) mode. What is causing this? When the page is published or checked in - it looks ...
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how to work with the xml from an infopath form?

I deal with infopath forms with client object model and now I want to add new nodes to the xml, I had goten something with the code below: XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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Right way of stopping search on sharepoint 2013

helps right way of stopping search service on sharepoint foundation 2014, steop by step. Thanks You <html><html>
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Developing Apps in Sharepoint

I want to learn how to develop apps for SharePoint. I created a new developer site collection. When I try to install NAPA I get the following message "Sorry this app is not supported on your server." ...
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SP2013 Cannot create “_catalogs/masterpage”

I have created in my VS2013 solution a Masterpage module. The problem is that during feature activation I encounter a message 'Cannot create "_catalogs/masterpage', as if the feature was not being ...
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Date Format in Page Layout

I am working in 2013 enviroment and want to change the output format of a datefield (currently german date "DD.MM.YYYY") to "DD. Name of Month YYYY". Is this possible via Page Layout, especially in ...
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how to dynamically assign approver in workflow?

We have a document library in which users upload document along with some meta data like doctype. There is another list that has mapping of doctype and approvername. There is a 2013 desigber work ...
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how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
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How to insert an item in a repeating section of an infopath form with client object model?

I need to access a repeating section from client object model to create some rows. In each row of the repeating section, how do I include picture objects to create a "thumbnail gallery" in the ...
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what happens if I change the values of a list that is used as dropdownlist in an infopath form?

I want to know what happens in the next scenario: I got a dropdownlist that comes from a list in sharepoint with the values 1,2,3 and I fill many forms with this data, then I delete this values from ...
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how to queue Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File.SaveBinaryDirect operations?

I want to upload images to sharepoint via client object model but the images are so big and I would like how to queue this uploads in an asp .net app to not break because of the delay of the upload of ...
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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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Lync Presence Image not matching in IE

I am trying to create a custom Lync presence indicators. They work perfectly in Chrome & Firefox but IE is causing problems. Chrome IE I have a couple of errors on the page but none that ...
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How to build a product list for product ID?

I have about 20 vendor libraries with productID, price, additional fields. I can't combined the document libraries into one because it will get really big (20-30k). All I need is to have productID ...
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SharePoint 2013 Searching multiple Site collections?

Is there a Search or Portal site Hierarchy/ Structure option in SharePoint 2013 that would enable a searching of specific and multiple site collections (not just Search all) We opened a ticket with ...
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Deployment Methods

I am an experienced ASP.NET developer and new to SharePoint. I have to start a project where I am supposed to create some workflows, alter search features and provide viewer for Auto-CAD files. Is ...
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FileType Refiner with BCS Content Source does't work

I've installed the file connector sample from MS (link). Everything seems ok and the search is working well. But I can't get the FileType refiner working. What I've done yet: Changed the mime type ...
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Should “Search Query and Site Settings Service” run on all servers in a SP2013 farm?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 farm of 6 servers configured like this: SQL Server (Clustered) SQL Server (Clustered) Front End (Load balanced) Front End (Load balanced) Search Query, Central Admin, some ...
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good tutorial to learn using Sharepoint 2013 with powershell

I am looking to create some scripts that I will need for my SharePoint, but my power-shell skills are very bad. Is there any good tutorial that will help me become better at it ? It can be anything ...
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Installed CU but server doesn't think so

I installed KB2880552 onto all the servers in my SharePoint farm. After the update ran, I went to our CA server and started the PSConfig executable. The application reports that one of my servers ...
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Aggregate multiple task lists into one “Master task list”

I just started working with SharePoint and I have one question. I have multiple team sites under one site collection. I'd like to aggregate all of these task lists into one giant "master task list" on ...
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Add font to drop down on SharePoint online

Is it possible to add a font like Arial to the list of available fonts when editing a wiki? we have SharePoint online so we don't have access to any back-end folders.
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': A task was canceled

I have a SharePoint server which is otherwise operating normally, but all of a sudden Visual Studio refuses to deploy SharePoint solutions. It's worked normally in the past. It is now giving an error: ...
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Overwrite Library Word file with PDF and keep SharePoint Document ID

We are moving from Documentum to SharePoint 2013, and are trying to test whether we can check out a Word file from a SharePoint library and then when I check in the file, overwrite it with a PDF ...