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Import Sharepoint 2010 BDCM file in a SharePoint 2013 environment

I was wondering if it's possible to import a BDCM file exported from SharePoint 2010 in a Sharepoint 2013 environment ? Is the file format identical ? Thank you
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View error on AllItems.aspx

This error just cropped up and has me puzzled. This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (10000 items) enforced by the administrator. ...but what has me scratching my ...
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Efficiency of SQL updates/queries versus dealing with lists

I'm doing a lot of operations on very large custom lists, comparing them to SQL tables and updating items in the lists based on those tables. Currently this is a pretty slow process because it takes ...
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SharePoint 2013 MySite “LIKED” link to publishing page

Simon J.K. Pedersen has a nice way to add LIKE functionality to a publishing page. This functionality works great. I have also implemented like functionality on simple list items as well as described ...
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Restricted Read Over Contribute Permission Sp 2013

I have a Document library where userA has been placed under 2 groups. Group1 has been given Restricted Read and Group2 has been given Contribute. In this Scenario UserA cant edit the document even ...
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Stop Inheriting Permissions Inheritance on subsites

I want to restrict department staff to access their department subsite only. I have a single Web app that contains subsites for each department (HR,IT,Finance). Therefore, on each subsite I choose ...
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SP2013: Including App data in Sharepoint Search

I've been running down the many rabbit holes of SharePoint Search options, and can't seem to determine what would be best for my problem. We are using High Trust Sharepoint Apps to provide our users ...
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Sharepoint installation in a farm

I have been looking for a guide or another place where there is explanation about how to install sharepoint. I have gone through a lot ow websites and I haven't found useful any of them. I am trying ...
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Use a Managed Metadata Field as custom property of a WebPart

I'm trying to add a custom property to a WebPart to select multiple terms from a TermSet in SharePoint 2013. I have found this article: ...
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SP2013 Failed to create the configuration database

When installing SP2013 I got this error: Failed to create the configuration database An exception of type Microsoft.Sharepoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The ...
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How resize Dialog box after it's visible on screen?

When hidden controls appear, my dialog box doesn't resize but adds a scroll bar which i didnot wanted, please help. I am opening a application page using dialog box in sp 2013, some controls on my ...
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Is it possible to apply device dependent security trimming?

With SP2013, is it possible to apply additional restrictions to what can be viewed by a user using a mobile device (specifically Windows Phone) as opposed to a desktop or laptop? We can assume that ...
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addcontentdb command missed something

So I have built a new sql 2012 server and SharePoint 2013 server. I have added the new SharePoint server to the farm and made it the default central admin site. I have moved all the content ...
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How to make changes to CSS file stored in Style Library in 2013

I am trying to edit a CSS file inside the 'Style Library'. For some reason 'Edit document' in the web interface ribbon is greyed out when I select the file. It seems to only be enabled for some file ...
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Autocomplete Lookup - Finding the Best Approach

In my past months learning the ins and outs of Sharepoint, I've had some difficulty finding a really good solution for creating an Autocomplete Lookup. I've explored a couple different options, each ...
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Products Preparation Tool does not progress past the “Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role” stage

Products Preparation Tool does not progress past the "Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role" stage. After days searching for a fix and finding nothing that will work I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 Blog Post

I've been working on Blog Posts in SP 2013. Everything is working fine with the exception that the post view doesn't display (Post) web part body content, on items other than Approved status. I have ...
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PerformancePoint Scorecard not usable by non-admin/creator

I (as a farm admin) have been successfully creating and using PerformancePoint Scorecards/KPIs which were created in Dashboard Designer. Another admin has been able to use them as well. But when I try ...
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Disable search on file content

I have to refine my search schema to not search in the content of files (e.g. Excel file). I only want it to search for the metadata I have defined for the files. How do I do this? There are tons of ...
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How to pull property and auto-verify/populate?

In SP2010, there was a "Department" field where I had to extract the department of a user whose name was already verified/resolved in people picker. The code was: var invokeAfterEntityEditorCallback ...
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Get Managers name and ID from Active directory via client side people picker

I have a working app that uses's a client side people picker to find users...Once i have my user selected i then need to get the selected users Manager and department. I don't think this is readily ...
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Add same WebPart Zone 2 times in Page Layout

I have the following problem - the layout I designed has 2 complete different UI's for display and edit mode. To solve the task I created 2 ModePanels one containing all editmode controls, the other ...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata Filter and Sort Issue in List View

My managed metadata filter is working properly by itself. However, when combined with other fields, all of my data are gone. Here are the set of combinations where my data is gone. 1. a. Managed ...
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Make site W3C compliant

Is it possible to make a publishing site that is compliant with W3C? I am asking because we can make our own HTML W3C compliant but lots of HTML code is also injected by SharePoint at runtime which ...
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Extract Infopath form data to CSV with Powershell

I have several infopath forms. Which contain data. I need to resume some of them in a CSV file. I think I can do it with powershell. Loop in the directory and get all files. But to retrieve data, ...
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SharePoint Developer DashBoard

Once we activate SharePoint Developer dashboard using powershell, up to what scope does it apply? Can we see the developer dashboard screen on every site in the farm? And is it a correct thing to do ...
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Best practice to update SharePoint, how to?

I have 2 environments. One with SharePoint 2010 and the other with SharePoint 2013. I know there is a new update available for SharePoint 2013. What is the best practice to find the correct update ...
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Migrating a Webpart from Sharepoint 2010 to 2013

I had a webpart that was working on a SharePoint 2010. Recently I've Published the same webpart using Visual Studio 2012 to my SharePoint 2013 and it gives me this error: Unhandled exception was ...
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Undo wrong installation of SharePoint 2013 Service Pack

I installed Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 Foundation instead of Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 server. I have SharePoint 2013 server installed. How can I undo this? I tried going to Control ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 storage

I want to know how to setup a file storage to store documents in Sharepoint. What kind of types are there?
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Permission on specific item

I am trying to give permission to an item in list but the user get the message that he dose not have permission. Scenario: User permission: Site- none list - none item - Edit Then I Sent direct ...
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workflowservices.js Error (get_context) when attempting to start 2013 Workflow via JavaScript

I'm attempting to run the code provided in this thread: Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript It's a function which starts a SP 2013 Workflow given input parameters of Item ID and Subscription ...
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add video on blog post

I want to embed video on blog posts. For that I want to have share video/ insert video option to be available on ribbon while adding new blog post.By googling I found few links as Embedding Video in ...
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Scanning SharePoint 2013 with HP WebInspect

I'm working with a client that is using HP WebInspect to scan a SharePoint 2013 web application before the roll-out. The custom solutions can't be deployed if HP WebInspect finds something that is ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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unable to render the data in sharepoint 2013

I have added a webpart of type app and when I try to edit the list this is what occurs: I click on edit and I can edit the fields when I click on stop editing this list then I got an error saying ...
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Email sent from SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow not received

After migration my SharePoint 2010 web application to 2013, I created a sample workflow in SP Designer 2013 by selecting SP 2010 platform for sending email alert whenever a new item is added in a ...
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SP 2013 - Create a list that anyone can submit, edit only their, and admin can manage it all

Here is the scenario I am trying to solve: Create a list that everyone can submit data to. There is 1 field that only I should be able to edit. One folks who created their items should be able to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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What is the best way to store and retrieve custom user settings?

Our intranet site has 5,000 users. It is running on SharePoint 2013 on-prem, and has a top navigation menu item named "Applications." When user hovers over "Applications", a list of applications will ...
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Access to all site collections

I need to give users access to manage all site collections. Where is the best place to specify this? I would like one place to give users access to all site collections.
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“Action” > “Send To” in SharePoint 2013 Photo Libraries

After upgrade SharePoint 2010 to 2013 i missed one specific feature related to Picture Libraries. In SP2010 there was menu with Action button where you can Send photos as attachments by Outlook. Also ...
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Document set in firefox error on redirect after edit or close

I'm having a problem with document sets in sharepoint 2013. After creating a new document set if I click on "View All Properties" or "Edit Properties" from the welcome page, and then I click "Close", ...
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Visual Studio 2012 can't find Microsoft.SharePoint.dll (on 2013)

I'm not sure if this is a problem with VS2012 or with SP2013. We restored a reverted vm yesterday, and there were a ton of weird SP2013 problems we had to overcome. Then after we got a site collection ...
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Column '' does not exist error on existing and newly created lists. SharePoint 2013

Any time a new item is added on a custom list, I get the error "Column '' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user". This is on a SharePoint 2013 farm. The problem originally started ...
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Meeting Workspace in Office365 brought in from previous version

I have seen at times that discontinued items of 2010 could still be made to work in Sharepoint Online or 2013 (chart webpart, KPIs). I wanted to do the same with the severely missed Meeting Workspace ...
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How to display value of version column in word document?

I tried to include my document's version number in a word file using quick parts as described here: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Word Automaion Service Error 65543

I'm using Word Automation Service for converting Word to PDF files in SharePoint 2013. Getting error code 65543: "The file could not be converted; it may be corrupt or otherwise invalid (the ...
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SharePoint App auto refreshes when using <button> control

I am creating a Sharepoint 2013 app which perform some task on a button click. When i use the control, the app page auto refreshes after few seconds after the click. <button id="loadButton" ...
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Search Box not visible when i come from save edit page

When i edit the page and add a custom list web part in SharePoint 2013 and edit the web part go under Miscellaneous section and select 'Display search box' option. i am able to see the search box in ...