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Can you make users follow something?

We currently have groups of users that we'd like to push news out to their newsfeed. Obviously, their newsfeed is personal, but we've been selling it as the one stop shop for news pertinent for them. ...
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List Item Attachment Folder Hierarchy

Looking to implement a default folder structure for attachments to custom list items. I haven't really seen anything that would indicate that list item attachments can be organized like this out of ...
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News Feed Web Part in the main landing page

I need to add a news feed web part on the landing page of the SharePoint 2013 Site. I have activated the hidden feature 6928B0E5-5707-46a1-AE16-D6E52522D52B and can add the news feed web part. However ...
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Sandbox Solutions on a SharePoint VM that also acts as a Domain Controller

I have dozens of 'Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Execution Worker Process Proxy' processes running. A new one seems to appear every 10-15 seconds until my memory is completely spent. ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync exclusion filters

I'm trying to figure out if there is anyway to create an exclusion filter for importing expired only profiles from Active Directory through the synchronization connection for user profiles. The ...
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execute workflow on feild change

I have a list of proposals and I want to trigger a workflow based on if the status goes from Active or Submitted to Archived I created a workflow with an if status = archived but It will trigger the ...
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Display documents in Read only mode - SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation, In my Visual WP, theres a SPGridView showing sharepoint documents in the document library with a few customizations. There is a link to read the document. When ...
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Development in Team: Provider Hosted Apps

My team and I are developing a provider hosted app. Our code source is team foundation server. Everybody has its own SharePoint Server and all have a common AD. For the provider hosted app we created ...
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User Permissions

I'm developing an app for SharePoint 2013 and need to assign different permissions for different users. Do I create groups in the app web or the host web? Can someone steer me in the right ...
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Feature error when deploying a master page with visual studio 2013

I am new in working with VS13 to edit master pages, when I try to deploy it gives an error: Error 30 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id ...
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Setting SPWeb.AlternateCssUrl via CSOM or JS

According to this Microsoft Office 365 Blog post the SharePoint CSOM (.Net, REST, JS) has been enhanced to support setting SPWeb.AlternateCssUrl: ...
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SP2013 Error - PersistedNavigationTermSetSyncJobDefinition

I'm using SP2013 with two App Server + a SQL server. I have a strange error on my two app server in the event viewer, and I can't find anything on google about it : Execute method of job ...
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Drop down menus for SharePoint 2013 that actually work!

I know this forum has many examples of Javscript, HTML drop down menus but none of the examples given actually work. The below example is the closest I can get but it stops working as soon as go to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 how to modify the view selector menu in list view webpart to only show specific view?

How to modify the view selector menu in the list view webpart to show only certain views and not all of the views? Regards, Alamzeb
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Show Document Icon in a SPGridView

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation.I have created a CAML query to get fields. I capture the results coming from the CAML query in a SPListItemCollection and then bind to a SPGridView. <FieldRef ...
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How do I craft a URL to open a Word document in the Word client app? SP2013 Online

I have a client hosted application that points to a number of documents in a Sharepoint 2013 Online Document Library. I have figured out how to craft the url's such that the document opens in the ...
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Custom web part (filter) act similarly to the OOTB Text Filter

I'm writing a custom web part (which is a filter), because I need lots of customizations, so none of the OOTB filter would work for me. I'm now trying to write one similar to the OOTB text filter ...
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Libraries and Alerts

Is it best to load all documents into one shared documents library, tag them appropriately so they pull into the correct site page, and add folders with special permissions for different reports that ...
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How to import large Term set CSV file?

I am importing a csv file with 1 term set and approximately 12,000 terms. When I begin the import, it says something like "Please wait while we import your terms", and about 5 minutes later the popup ...
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How to hide items from the “Destination Library” dropdown list, inside the “Upload Image” dialog

Is there a way to control which items are displayed inside the “Destination Library” dropdown list inside the “Upload Image” dialog box ?
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REST updating List field

Using REST Api, how would I go about updating a plain number column within a list? Is there any faster way of doing so aside from doing a GET, then a separate POST? Seems there could be a faster way ...
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How do you properly write to a managed metadata column from JSOM? (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to write the value of a managed metadata column across several documents in a document library at once using JSOM, but for some reason the way I'm trying only writes the value to the first ...
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Survey, validate today's date question

We have a private survey. The date the survey was completed is to appear in an Exported Excel sheet. To do so, I have added a Date Field question in the survey named something like "Today's date" ...
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Sharepoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade (License Migration)

I have been having a hard time finding an answer to this anywhere. I know the licensing model has changed from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. If we already have SharePoint 2010 licenses for our servers and ...
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Confirm SharePoint Web site in use or its deletion

Easy question for earning easy point. SP 2013 on premise. We had external consultants deploying a graphical solution. I have tested the function send email warning for deletion of unused sites and I ...
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SharePoint 2013 user cannot delete item via context menu but he can delete from ribbon

My issues are: User is unable to delete item using right click and delete in 2013; after click, delete error page requires log in. When I modify the list and click ok, it shows error action ...
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Using Content search web part to retrieve items from another site collection

I have a web application that contains two site collections(team site + enterprise wiki), with the following URLs:- -http://applicationname/teamsite -http://applicationname/enterprisewiki Now I ...
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SharePoint Online API(JSOM or REST) to get the site collection expiration date

We are looking for client side SharePoint API(JSOM or REST) to get the site collection expiration date. We searched a lot and we are not able to find an api to get site collection expiration date. ...
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CSOM programming - for regular user

Should I as a SP Admin be concerned about when a professional contract developer uses CSOM? I just want to make sure the code is good. What is your opinion?
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How to change default attachment folder when creating pages

When we create a page on our intranet, we can attach documents, or pictures. All files are by default stored on the Documents library of the site where you are. Is there anyway to change the default ...
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AAM redirect http https double auth

I use SP2013, and I set AAM to redirect http to https. When I browse http://mysite it asks for credentials, then redirect to https://mysite and asks for credentials again. So the redirection works ...
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Test lync presence without having lync installed [duplicate]

I've created a content search web part that use lync presence. Is there a way to test lync presence ( away, offline, online.. ) on specific users without having lync installed in the environment?
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how to add external users to sharepoint 2013

I have a sharepoint 2013 site and I got the users from an active directory, now I have to add external users but I can't add these to the active directory of the company, how can I do it? I have ...
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Cant add list view webpart through XML

I'm trying to add a listview webpart to my default page of my sandboxed solution for SharePoint 2013 in Office 365. I'm using a ONET file to define my webtemplate based on the STS template. Among ...
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SharePoint Online conditional hiding of column in list

There is a Task List, and I need to hide specific columns from specific users. When Administrator login, he sees column "Budget, rub", and when visitors log in they should not see this column. How ...
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Missing operation name or the operation name is invalid

I run the following power shell command inside SharePoint 2013 power shell window:- PS C:\Windows\system32> stsadm -o gl-fixpublishingpagespagelayouturl -url "http://gvstg01/wikilibrary/52" -scope ...
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update the page layout links for all the publishing site collection pages

i have export/import a publishing site collection as a subsite. but i read that the page layout links inside publishing pages are hard coded. and to update all the page layout links i found the ...
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How do I prevent web parts from disappearing when copying a web part page to a new tenancy (Sharepoint 2013 Online)

I am needing to copy multiple pages from a Sharepoint online tenancy (Let's call it 'Tenancy A') to Sharepoint tenancies 'B', 'C', 'D' etc.. This works without issue when copying pages that contain ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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“Open in Excel” prompt disabled when accessing workbook through office web apps

We're trying to share an excel workbook through SharePoint which sends a link through mail with "web=1" which calls for excel web access. since the document has unsupported features in OWA, it prompts ...
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how to hide the save dialog in form libraries?

I don't want that users put the name of the file when they add a new item to a form library, I mean, they add a new item and then click on save button and they are asked for a name, I don't want to ...
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SharePoint Designer: Error when connecting to my customer production server

Every time I try to connect to any SharePoint site running on my customer server I get the following error. An error occurred accessing your Microsoft SharePoint Foundation site files. Authors - ...
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Cascading Drop down on Edit List view

I have been looking for an answer to this question for a week now, so I'm hoping that there is someone here that can help. I need to find a way to make a cascading drop down work on the edit view of ...
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Save site as template in SharePoint 2013

I have one SharePoint 2013 site, which I need to setup on another server. In 2010 there was an option to save site as template in site actions, which is not there in 2013. How can this be achieved? ...
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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks?

JavaScript stops working and Masterpage seems to lose all styles. There are 3 places where a converted .html Masterpage references the original URL/Domain the site was created in. ...
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Approval Workflow “Approve in Absence of” or “Sign for” option

We are looking into the approval workflows, and trying to replicate SharePoint 2013 approval workflows based on existing functionality another vendor's tool supplies. This other vendor tool allows ...
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Sharepoint 2013, o365 Exchange Online Task Sync

We use Office 365 for hosted exchange, and I have an on premises SharePoint 2013 farm, and I'm trying to find a way to sync tasks with Outlook. I have been researching for the past couple days and ...
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writing a search query for search result web part

Is it possible to write a search query that will find sites/subsite that the current user has been shared?
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Scheduled crawls delayed

I just confirmed on one of my 2013 environments that the incremental/full scheduled crawls keep getting delayed inexplicably since I canceled one of them earlier this week that had run for too long. ...
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Can I hide the “new document or drag files here” link inside the wiki library

I am working on an enterprise wiki library, but when the user navigates to "My submission" view, he sees the "new document or drag files here" link instead of "add new page". Shown below: Is there ...