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Can you configure 2013 App part to use different URL in dev and production

In the AppPart Elements.xml we add <Content Type="html" Src="<URL to app>?{StandardTokens}" /> Is there a way to configure this URL to change based on the environment? Either get it ...
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Uploading a file to Sharepoint 2013 (Skydrive Pro) using a C# desktop app

I am trying to write a C# desktop app (a simple console application for now) using which I can upload a file to our Skydrive Pro instance (which is accessible using the same API's as that of ...
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Team site - Different view / web parts based on what stage the team members are in

Is there a way to use the same team site to show different: document library(s) webparts (show / hide) documents timeline etc based on different phase / stage the team site is in? Based on ...
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Page ribbon is visible to members of the Members Group(contribute) in a document set

I have all users as contributors in a site collection. It means they can edit, add, delete documents and pages. However, I have a document library, which main content type is a document set. The ...
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Using custom WCF in SharePoint hosted App

I have been trying since a few days to call a custom made WCF service from a SharePoint Hosted App. I have read all over the information available on forums and I couldn't find a working solution. ...
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Is it possible to replace the personal site / MySite with a custom site template in on-premise SP 2013?

We are looking at deploying the SharePoint 2013 personal site/ MySite feature but management wants to change a lot of things that come with the default template. We want to suppress certain features ...
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Sharepoint 2013-stored/created Office documents not opening in 2010 client

SYMPTOM Created new Word and Excel docs in a SharePoint 2013 Online library. When I attempt to "Edit in Excel" from IE9 to open the file in my Excel 2010 desktop client, I only get a "The webpage ...
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Updating SharePoint by email

Is there a way I can update my SharePoint from emails that are sent to me? I get support tickets from a form and instead of manually entering them I would like to auto process this task. The emails ...
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Getting survey list settings (questions, possible answers) via REST

I need to custom render the survey on the client side so I need to be able to get it's settings via a REST (or web service) call. I tried calling Web/Lists(listguid)/Fields and I get all the fields ...
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Update Panel not working in Firefox 2013

Update Panel is not working in SharePoint 2013. It is working in SP2010. In Internet Explorer, it is working fine but in Firefox, the page is refreshed.
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How do you generate snippets for custom web parts to include on HTML master pages?

In Sharepoint 2013, you can edit HTML master pages using the Design Manager and the Snippet Gallery. How do you edit the list of web parts to include custom web parts so that it will generate the ...
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Only 10 app pools per web server?

I'm reading the software limits for SharePoint 2013, and find that only 10 app pools per web server is supported. It's a threshold limit type, meaning I can exceed it, but probably I would lose in ...
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Remove-SPWebApplication not working if SPAdminV4 service is run by Local System?

I have sucessfully removed my Web Application with the following script: PS C:\Users\SP2013Farm> Remove-SPWebApplication http://portal.com -Confirm -Dele teIISSite -RemoveContentDatabases Confirm ...
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SharePoint 2013 gridview

The new SharePoint 2013 gridview is really cool (see above). I like to use it in an application page since I need to add some extra functionality to it (preview and copy to clipboard). Is there any ...
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Which type of app can I publish to Office Store?

I want to know that which type of Apps I can add in Office Store for selling purpose? I created an AutoHosted App and add it to Office Store and after few days I got the error report saying that ...
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Change displayed username for Google claims based users

I have set up a SharePoint 2013 environment and am using Azure ACS to authenticate users via Google. This is working really well, however in the top right corner where my user is logged in, it's ...
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Read permissions in User Profile Service Application

I am developing a webpart in SharePoint 2013 that must access the user profiles of users in the Active Directory. The problem is that when I try to access some user profile properties I get an ...
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Brand new secure site displays in FireFox and Chrome, but not Internet Explorer

I just created a brand new https SharePoint 2013 Developer site that uses SSL, and has NTLM windows authentication enabled. It was created using Central Administration, and has no customizations, ...
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Need to create a quick poll webpart using the ootb sharepoint 2013

I am new to SharePoint. I am trying to create a quick poll webpart using the out of the box features of SharePoint 2013. Have anyone tried this?
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Excluding URLs from Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Search

I am running SharePoint Foundation 2013. I am having an issue excluding URLs from my search results. We have setup the search query to only search a particular subsite which is a List that has ...
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Accessing files on a local windows server from SP online 2013

I am currently about to set up an intranet for a School. The teachers would like to be able to access and manage files stored on the local server from Sharepoint online 2013. Without the files being ...
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DIP not displaying when doc template saved on SP

I have saved a document template and a Document Information Panel into a templates library in SharePoint 2013. If I associate the document template using a url to a content type (eg. ...
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How custom HTTPHandler works in sharepoint 2013

I am reading some existing code in a project and there are some custom handlers that validate some data on application pages. The question is: Does these HTTPHandler get executed for every simple ...
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Modify the TypeDescriptors in Creator Method for BDC

I created a BDC list. When I create a new item, I have to type in all the neccessary columns. I want to make two of the columns radiobutton choice and dropdown list. I can't create new columns for ...
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Creating pages dynamically through code?

First thing is first, I'm doing this in Sharepoint 2013. I'm not exactly sure what the best approach is to be, so I'm explaining my problem and hopefully people can throw around some terms or ideas ...
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Document Set Contents Not Displaying With Custom Branding

I have a simple masterpage based off of the Oslo theme & the Starter Master Pages kit (https://startermasterpages.codeplex.com). We have a site with a Document Set library and while the list ...
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Using the razor engine in SharePoint 2013 Visual Web Part

I'm trying to make use of the razor engine in a SharePoint 2013 Web Part. This, I read, shouldn't be too difficult since SharePoint 2013 Visual Web Parts can be built using .NET Framework 4.0 I'm ...
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SharePoint 2013 list items paging

I'm trying to make a webpart with list items paging. I followed this link http://www.directsharepoint.com/2011/03/step-by-step-guide-to-implement-paging.html and on SharePoint 2010 server it works ...
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Microsoft.CustomDictionaryDeployment fails even if search content access account has reading permissions

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 installation, that is driving me nuts. The same error appears in the event logs every 10 minutes: The Execute method of job definition ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Error “init.js failed to load”

I am new to SharePoint 2013 server and SharePoint designer 2013. When I browse SharePoint site in IE, I am getting the below error. "init.js failed to load" But when I browse SharePoint site in ...
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Customizing discussions list in SP2013 with JsLink

I'm working on a community site and was looking at ways to modify UI of the discussion list that is presented to the user (and possibly more going forward). It is my understanding according to the ...
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Calculated value for Single line of Text doesn't work

I have a column named "Risk" and the condition of the values is here: Düşük: Risk <= 4 Orta: 4 < Risk <8 Yuksek: 8 <= Risk Risk value is the sum of 2 column values. ...
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App issue with SharePoint 2013 Developer Site

In SharePoint 2013 Developer Site: I am installing an app to my site and it worked fine with default stuff. I added some custom .js file in this app which will set the master page of site coll and ...
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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need to display image of the user in the people picker, Sharepoint 2013?

In the people picker, the attributes it shows are name,designation and their online or offline status, Is it possible to display the image of the person?
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Configuring the search service application fails

I want to activate the search service on my sharepoint 2013 server via the service application management. So i add a search service application. After some time, an error occurs: does anyone ...
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Content Deployment and what happens when deployed files change on the remote server?

A quick and simple question which I can't find a definite answer on: When using Content Deployment to e.g. deploy a subweb from Farm A to Farm B, Farm A is the "Master". What happens the next ...
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Adding new Result type in Search site of SharePoint 2013

I have added new file type (e.g. xyz) in Crawling section of Search administration of SharePoint 2013. I also added new Result type in SharePoint search site with condition: FileType Equal any off.. ...
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Why is the “SharePoint Administration” Service not started by default on SP2013?

I have carried out a fair share of SharePoint 2007/2010 installations over the years, but always in Farm mode, never in stand-alone mode. As our main database server is not yet upgraded to a version ...
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Filter query by site property

I have set a crawled property at the site level using $site.IndexPropertyKey.Add() and $site.Properties.Add() I set the value of that property to "somevalue" I full crawled. I mapped it to a managed ...
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Creating calendar view from list programmatically using Elements Module in Sharepoint 2013 apps

The following code is displaying my list...the baseview selected is the Calendar view i want but its displaying as a list. How to let SP know this should be displayed as a Calendar? <View ...
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SharePoint 2013 - “Change the Look” breaks when editing master page

I'm trying to make some changes to a master page, the thing I actually want to do is test the ReplaceColor attribute within the CSS, however it seems as soon as I do so, the whole 'change the look' ...
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How to edit an existing item in InfoPath Web Part with SharePoint 2013

I have a page with nothing on it but a Infopath Form WebPart which I want to use to be able to edit an existing item in a SharePoint list. I have the ID of the item being passed in on the query string ...
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Getting a managed metada field to use in sharepoint 2013 workflow condition

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing approval workflow that needs to compare if a managed metadata field in a newly created item is set to a specific value. This in order to assign a task to a ...
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How to load several users by array of login names CSOM

I have a dynamically created array of user logins, I would like to retrieve information about these users through CSOM. I found this great post, but there is explanation how to retrieve all users from ...
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CMIS Producer in Foundation 2013

I have to figure out how the CMIS support in SP2013 foundation does work out. And everything I find says that it is natively supported. But the site feature 'Content Management Interoperability ...
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SharePoint 2013 Term can not be shared multiple times in same term set

I want to reuse a term in 2 different term. As shown in Image I reused Search term in SharePoint 2010 Term. Now I also want to use Search Term in SharePoint 2013 Term... But I am getting error ...
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Why is SP.js is not registering for Anonymous Users?

In SharePoint 2013 I tried: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function () { alert("Hi"); }, 'SP.js'); But SP.js is not registering for anonymous users.
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Setting up a sharepoint production sever 2013 - Setup account permmision level

I am using three accounts and 4 different severs for this environment. Accounts - setup account - farm account - service account Severs - AppSever - DBSever - etc.... When i try to create a ...
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Delete sharepoint userprofile property using powershell

This is the script im using to delete the sharepoint userprofile property using powershell. #Load Sharepoint SnapIn if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction ...