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Can not remove a managed account from sharepoint CA, it shows that it is associated with deleted application pools [duplicate]

I want to remove a managed account from my managed accounts list , where this managed account is not associated with any managed services or application pools. so i wen to "CA >> Security >> ...
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Add link to mysite for all users

Once our users visit their mysite we have no obvious link back to the main site, is there an easy way to add this for all users? I want to add a link for users but cant see an easy way via the UI or ...
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What determine if a farm solution need to be activated at each site collection or not

I am totally confused on how WSP files need to be deployed and activated inside SharePoint 2013.now I have the following three scenarios where i dealt with WSP files inside my SharePoint 2013 :- I ...
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Undo unwanted site reset

A user claims to have made changes to a Sharepoint 2013 site as recently as yesterday. When they checked again this morning the changes had been lost. They say they saved etc but when I have looked ...
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How do I export more than the most recent two weeks of data from a calendar in SharePoint 2013

On older SharePoint versions, selecting export to Excel would export based on the current calendar view. If looking at a monthly view for January 2015, and export to Excel was selected, the data from ...
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Creating custom site columns using Visual studio will not show the new site columns [duplicate]

I want to create new site columns using visual studio, so i did the following steps:- create a new SharePoint 2013 empty project. i add two site columns as follow:- <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Creating cascading lookup columns in sharepoint 2013 foundation

I am trying to create cascading lookup columns in my library. I have already tried to use a jquery solution: http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/758909/Two-Level-Cascading-Drop-Down-in-SharePoint-using, ...
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Creating site columns using Visual Studio

I am in a situation that i need to create 2 site columns named "Asset Type" of type "Drop-down List" that have the same name (Asset Type), but different choices. But using the CA UI i can not create ...
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can hide a list or library in Sharepoint Designer from the browser, but it is also getting hidden from the Designer. How can I unhide a hidden list or library? It is not consistent which of them ...
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PDF Viewer Part - Access Denied

Having an issue with a PDF viewer web part on our SharePoint 2013 server. Regardless of the user level or browser, it will give an "Access Denied" error. The strange thing about this is that we have ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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getting error while adding visual webpart

I have created visual webpart which as .net validation control. When i deploy part and try to insert into page i get error This page contains content or formatting that is not valid. You can find ...
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Files are saved locally and not to the document library

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013. I'm facing this issue: A user is browsing a document library and want to open a Word document to modify it. SharePoint doesn't open Word automatically, but it ...
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Website Content Type Lookup Column

I'm looking for a way to add a column (Column2) to my custom Website content type which can lookup a column (Column1) and based on the content display different values in a dropdownmenu: Column 1 ...
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Access history of a field in Nintex Workflow 2013 [closed]

We have a list with a "Append Changes to Existing Text" multiline text field in it. As far as I have understood, the changing texts of the field are stored in versions of the item and are then ...
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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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Calculated Column Formula how to replace Substitute

I need to grab everything after the last "-" (strings can have up to four "-") and if there is a space after the last "-" to not take the space. Examples: TEXT -(THIS VALUE) TEXT - TEXT ...
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How can I attach an event listener to a JSLink field?

I'm making a custom autocomplete text field, how can I attach javascript events to my control?
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Content Query Web App - Additional Filters Question

I am trying to setup a content query to look at documents checked out to [ME] so that users can see what files are checked out to them. However, the Checked Out To filter is not in the Additional ...
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Code for Spotlight Web Part

Working in SharePoint 2013 and not able to use all the cool (free) apps offered because of internet security reasons. I really like the Spotlight App (image below) so I am trying to create it without ...
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Remove-spdeletedsite will raise the following error “unable to find the specified path” [duplicate]

I run the following command:- get-spdeletedsite which showed me a list of deleted site collections, now i run the following to remove the deleted sites as follow:- remove-spdeletedsite ...
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Constructor was not found when adding a TilesViewWebPart with Powershell

I'm trying to add a tilesviewwebpart to a site page using powershell, and I keep getting an error on this line of code $PLwebpart = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.TilesViewWebPart ...
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Sharepoint is not detecting my feature upgrade (after migrating to SharePoint 2013)

recently I've written a solution containing several features which makes use of the SharePoint Feature upgrade system in SP2010. In Sharepoint 2010 I've been able to successfully updating one of my ...
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Load all fields for a specific ListItem using CSOM

I want to load all FieldValues for a specific ListItem ForExample public ListItem GetItemById(List SPList, int id, string[] fieldNames) { using (Ctx) { ...
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Remove the first results in the search result web part

I have a page where I got two search result webparts listing articles. I want the first webpart to display the first two articles (main articles), and the other webpart to display article 3 to 10. ...
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Content Type Subscriber has its last run = N/A

I tried to publish some content types inside my site collection hub, but the content types were not published correctly, as they did not appear under custom content types at the other site ...
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How to create query rule to boost people search results where lastname contains query?

I want to define a query rule (?) to boost people results that contain the last name in the query (using SharePoint 2013), basically I want to rank the results where the query is contained in the ...
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Issue regarding string representation of SPUser object in SharePoint 2013

I am facing an issue in SharePoint 2013 regarding string representation of SPUser object. I am migrating my SharePoint site from SharePoint 2010 platform to SharePoint 2013 platform. I have a code, ...
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How to link to a file on a network share from SharePoint newsfeed?

Is it possible to post a clickable link to a file on a network share in SharePoint newsfeed? These formats don't work: x:\myfileshare\myfolder\myfile.xlsx \\myfileshare\myfolder\myfile.xlsx ...
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Error when update SPWeb

After unsetting MDS or something break permissions inheritance and update web, I am getting this error, I am creating 10 subwebs and it throws error in 5th one, I am opening new SPSite each time ...
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What is version 16 in the GAC?

I have installed SharePoint 2013, which should correspond, if I'm not mistaken, to the build 15. In the GAC, some SharePoint libraries such as Microsoft.SharePoint.dll are version 15, but some ...
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How to recreate service instance after delete?

The service instance was deleted after running the following powershell: $s = Get-SPServiceInstance <GUID of App Management Service> $s.Delete() How to recreate the service instance "App ...
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Is SPWeb AllowUnsafeUpdates is an expensive process?

Is SPWeb AllowUnsafeUpdates is an expensive process ? I want to do it 3-4 times, is it heavy process ?
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Do i need to dispose SPSite here?

Do i need to dispose SPSite object here ? using (SPWeb web = new SPSite(siteCollectionURL).OpenWeb()) { //work with web } From Microsoft site, void CombiningCallsLeak() { using (SPWeb web ...
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SP2007 to SP2013 Page layout

We're planning to migrate from SP 2007 to 2013. I'm just curious what will happen to the page layout when migrated 2013 where in all Zones are created via Web Part from 2007?
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How to See Who Liked a Sharepoint List Item

Is there any way that I can see who liked a sharepoint item outside of the "hover the smiley face" and a popup shows the users who liked it? Ideally, I would like to export every single user who has ...
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create a managed property for people picker

I was wondering when creating a managed property that maps to site column thats is a people picker is there any specfic procedure that needs to be done. I assume the data type is string, but what if ...
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Controlling View Order in Lists and Libraries

I'm working with SharePoint 2013 Foundation and have access to SharePoint Designer 2013. I have several lists now each with multiple views available. For most of these lists, alphabetical order is ...
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Image renditions in Content Search Web Parts

We have a cross-site publishing system set up. We have started to use image renditions. On the admin side we have selected rendition 6 "Admin view," but on the publishing side we would like 5 ...
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Large number of crawl retries

A couple weeks ago, we installed the March 2015 CU to our SharePoint farm. Since then, we've been getting a large number of crawl retries when the crawl engine attempts to crawl our other intranet ...
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Picker Control Filter for External List in SharePoint 2013

I have an External List in SharePoint 2013 as shown in image below. I have a field called Department. In the Read List operation, I have added wild card filter for Department column. For Calendar ...
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How to create a link that changes based on the list item id in Sharepoint 2013?

I am trying to add a pop up window in a document set that shows the start a workflow page in Sharepoint 2013. I can do this easily when I include the ID of the doc set in my URL but I would like to ...
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Order By clause is ignored

I've created an external content type using SharePoint designer with all 5 operations. Then, I figured it orders by the element ID. I've exported the BDCM file, opened it with Notepad, and modified to ...
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Rejecting an approved document will hide it from the visitor users even if there is a previous approved version for the document

I am facing a critical problem inside my SharePoint document library. here is the scenario:- I have a team site collection inside SharePoint 2013. i add a document library inside the Team site. I ...
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Republishing a content type will not take effect

I have a site collection which act as a content type hub. i created a new CT and i publish it. then i add a new column inside the CT and i republish the CT. but currently when other site collections ...
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Is there a way to preserve the Content Type Hub 's column setting (such as drop down choices) when using the CT inside a new site collection

This is my first time where i use Content Type hub. but i found this scenario which i can not understand:- i create a new Site collection (CSA) which act as a Content type hub. inside this CSA i add ...
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Page title does not show after migrating to 2013

I have upgraded a webapp from 2010 to 2013. Everything worked fine except when I try to apply the new theme. The theme is 2013 compatible. When I apply the new theme the page title right beside the ...
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Managing & Maintaining sites for our departments

I want to build sites (sub sites or site collections) for each of our departments, named:- HR. Finance Operations The entire sites will share the following :- Each site will have four lists:- ...
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When to use new Term Group rather than creating new Term Set

Can anyone adivce when i need to create a new term group and when i need to create a new term set ? In my case i have a term set named "Standard" that contain some ISO standards terms. and i am ...
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How do i get people picker value in list joins in sharepoint 2013 JSOM

I have two lists List 1 and List 2, I have to get people picker value from List 1. But because of some limitations we cannot get 'lookup' type columns in joins for that refer the below link ...