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SharePoint broken links in user profiles

Could you please help me with links in user profiles? I have SharePoint server in stand-alone mode. I changed domain name of SharePoint portal from http://sharepoint to http://sp.companyname.com and ...
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Can I create a duplicate of a file in a second document library which is synchronized with the original?

In a site collection, we have 2 sub-sites which have the same structure. Both contain a document library. Sometimes, a document needs to be present in both libraries. Is it possible to create kind ...
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Seeing numerous Logging Gap errors related to OOTB Image Slider after AppPool Recycle

In SP2013, I am getting thousands of forced logging gap errors that appear to relate to get requests for images (the thumbnails) in an image slider after an app pool recycle. The errors are along the ...
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2013 Surveys - Want to restrict viewing answers, how to still have admin access to data?

So I have built a survey and the idea is that people can respond but cannot see other people's responses. How do I still have someone able to view all responses as an admin? Site Admin does not seem ...
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Nullreference Exception TemplateRedirectionPage.ComputeRedirectionVirtualPath

Another developer left abruptly recently and his project for which he was the only developer was dropped into my lap. I pull down the solution and it builds. When I try to debug it, I get some ...
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why my custom site column have 2 different internal names on the Site Level & on the List level

I have created a site column of type "People or Group" and i name it "Software Development Risk/Issue Owner". now i added this site column inside multiple lists. now i find this confusing issue. when ...
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Filter Document Library on Catalog Item page

For my company's Intranet I'm attempting to create a Product Catalog type site for our facility's equipment. We have our equipment information in a Product Catalog site collection and then a ...
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Column 'TaskDueDate' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have the following Power-Shell script to copy an item from one list named "Action" to another list named "Risk Issue":- $web = get-spweb "http://***/businessfunctions/UserSupportDelivery/" $list = ...
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SP Online - Error deleting a site collection using CSOM

I am trying to delete site collections using CSOM script. Below is the code snippet : using (ClientContext tenantContext = new ClientContext(siteURL)) { tenantContext.Credentials = new ...
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Get task's approver from “Collect data from a user in a workflow”

If I have workflow that use "Collect data from a user in a workflow" action that assigned task to group of users .How can I get the user who approved this task ? I checked all columns in tasks list ...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Check and Post Install Checks

I have to verify a SharePoint 2013 install for an external company and have never done this before. Looking to compile a detailed check list with things people have commonly came across to cause ...
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How to change the path “_layouts/15/” of RSViewerPage.aspx in IIS 8, when configured Reporting Services to run in SharePoint Integration Mode

I want to add the folder LAYOUTSBWBI which is exactly the copy of the LAYOUTS folder. As I have been told to do some customization on "RSViewerPage.aspx". And as we know that the RSViewerPage.aspx ...
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Workflow to duplicate list item in the same list with SP 2013

I need to create a workflow that simply duplicates a list item and adds it to the same list. (when item is created). I know that there is the function in SP Designer 2010, but Im not allowed to use ...
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Method GetAppInfoByName does not exist?

I am trying out the tenant APIs towards an on-premise SharePoint 2013 Server install. This server is up to the October 2015 CU. I following the guidance on Vesa's post: I registered the server-stub ...
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Content type publishing: server impact on crawling for new subscribers?

Assume you have 100.000+ site collections that subscribe to a single content type hub containing around 10 published content types. How does the content type publishing timer job works? Does it ...
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Configure Default SharePoint (On-Premise) Save As Document Library

If I have a list of all users and their default SharePoint (on-premise) Site Collection/Document Library, how can I default/add this to their Recent Folders list in all Office applications? This would ...
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How to use a lookup column's additional field in a workflow?

Background I have two lists. One is a list of voltages and their corresponding costs. This is to be used as a lookup for other lists. Voltage Cost 120 2.50 240 ...
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Assign a field of type Date Only using powershell will always subtract one day

I have the following powershell script to create a copy of a item:- $web = get-spweb "http:*********" $list = $web.lists["Action"] $list2 = $web.lists["Risk Issue"] foreach ($i in $list.items) { $a = ...
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using Item.Update() will not create a new version and will not modify the “Modified” & “Modifed by” fields

I wrote the following power-shell script to create an exact copy of an item inside another list:- $web = get-spweb "****" $list = $web.lists["Source"] $list2 = $web.lists["Destination"] ...
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why the Issue tracking list has its Description field's internal name as “Comment”

I have added an Issue tracking list inside my team site collection. and when i checked its built-in fields, i have noted that the Description field internal name is "comment" instead of being ...
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Make 2013 ribbon tabs appear

Probably an obvious question but how do I make the other tabs on the 2013 ribbon appear? For example, on a Document Library making "Files" and "library" appear Sometimes clicking on "Browse" works ...
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Access Denied when access another site collection properties

I have two site collections: http://company - this is main portal http://company:200 - this is personal sites. On a personal sites collection, in its root web properties we stores Guid of main ...
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REST: CopyTo Works Only for Files in Document Libraries?

I'm trying to use CopyTo with a query like below: /_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/site/Documents/Forms/Content Type ...
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Powershell change all file extsions in folder

I need to change ~500 .html files to .aspx however I do not know how to do so through Powershell and I have not seen any other feasible way to do so. Folder location: \ ...
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REST API Query Syntax

I'm trying to pull back all Projects that are Active and have a ProjectName="X". ProjectName is a lookup and Active is Yes/No. Here's what I have built: ...
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external list lookup dose not check value in data view new form

I was created custom new form, I created empty data View and add selected items as New Item Form. I have an External list based on an "External Content Type" that is connected to Dynamics CRM. the ...
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Document approval task - see also

Is there a way to turn off/disable the "See also" list that appears when you are viewing a Document approval task? I don't know how it decides what to display but none of these documents are related ...
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Can i add a new version for my Issue tracking list items using powershell, and pass the system generated info to it

I want to add a new version for an issue tracking list items using powershell. now i have the following case:- I have 5 issue tracking list. and i want to merge these lists' items inside one list. ...
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Document approval task - find approved document

This document has been sent for approval using the OOTB approval workflow It has been reviewed, how do I find the reviewed version? If I click on the file name at the bottom the whole page refreshes ...
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Want to add logo image and add some UI in RSViewerPage.aspx page under “/_layouts/15/ReportServer/”

I want to add one image as a logo in "RSViewerPage.aspx" in sharepoint 2013 site under "/_layouts/15" folder. Where SSRS reports are shown. I want to add some UI to that page, as per my requirement. ...
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Change font size of specific columns

How can the font size of a specific column in a list be changed? The missing design view in SPD2013 does not help with that... I do not have access a style library, because it's apparantly only ...
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How to rename the site column's field title within a list definition?

I am trying to rename a field title from a list definition. I have the following schema.xml: <List ...> <MetaData> <Fields> ... <Field ...
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Send to functionality, has to contains same CT on source and destiantion?

I have a question regarding the button and functionality of Send To in SharePoint 2013. Basically what I understand is that it creates a copy of a document in a targeted location, this can be anywhere ...
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Error :- Unable to index into an object of type Microsoft.SharePoint.SPListItemVersion

I am working on an Issue tracking list inside SharePoint team site and i need to modify the "Editor" & "Modified" fields for an existing item's version comment:- so i wrote the following ...
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Access Sharepoint

I signed up for a sharepoint class online through a college and now I find out that I have to have access to sharepoint which I don't have. Can I download and install this on my pc and if so where ...
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PowerShell to get all Managed Properties parameters

Get-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataManagedProperty -SearchApplication $ssa | fl Name, Type, Description, FullTextQueriable, NoWordBreaker, Queryable, Retrievable, Sortable, RespectPriority, ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 cannot add new linked data source

I'm trying to add a new Linked Data Source using SharePoint Designer 2013, I click on "Configure Linked Source" and it does nothing. I tried to add in a page an empty Data View, and when I click ...
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Team site with community features

A request has come in for a team site to be supplied with the "Community Members" app. I began by switching on the Community Site Feature which has given me access to the community members app. I can ...
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Workflows not opening in SharePoint Designer

I am unable to create new workflows or edit existing workflows in SharePoint designer 2013. Below is the error is get: If I try to open again I get below error:
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2013: security logs do not show data after site creation

The reporting is activated and some reports do work. For the security one it only shows some automated actions at the site creations but no logging of people being added or people being deleted. What ...
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Filters for visio digram based on the user input

I have data in a SP external list, one of the fields holds a date. I would like to visually present this data using Visio Services. I have drawn the visio diagram using visio 2013 and using visio ...
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Content DB size increased after RBS migration

I have 500GB content DB. I migrated data out of SQL Server into RBS but during migration got error after around 15GB data was migrated. Turns out we need to make some entries in machine.config to ...
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Setting a TimerJob Property via Powershell

I am currently adding a Property to my Timerjob in FeatureActivated via C#. This is my code. public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { ...
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SharePoint 2013 search results not displaying

In our environment we are having trouble displaying search results in SharePoint 2013 after a successful crawl. No results are being displayed. We have a semi complex configuration We have a web app ...
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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REST: Filter List Items by Content Type Name

I can't for the life of me figure out what's wrong with this URL: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + ...
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Copy file from on site collection to another with powershell. Problem deleting local temp file

I'm trying to copy a file from one site collection to another. I download my file to my local server and then upload it to the target site. My problem is that in the last step, the temporary local ...
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Replace comma with hyphen in list column

I want to add a contact number field, so I am using the inbuilt number field, but it is separating the number with comma, and I want hyphen as a separator. E.g: Format now - 1,234,567,890. Format ...
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Approaches to merge two issue tracking lists inside new list

I am working on 5 team sub sites, each sub site have 2 issue tracking lists which are based on 2 different custom content types. Now our customer asked us to merge these two issue tracking lists into ...
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List search - showing only searched results

I have a single list with a search tool bar. I want to only show the search toolbar and not the list contents. So when the search bar is used the results are shown. I can't think how to do ...