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Error in Web.EnsureUser(user) :- User Not Found

Hey Friends I am trying to develop a web part in that I am fetching the user name. But doing this I am getting the error that User cannot be found. But the main thing is that in the line where I ...
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Setting Search Center URL in SharePoint 2013 using Javascript CSOM

In SharePoint 2013, I am trying to access Search object through JavaScript CSOM. I want to know the object which can give me the access to Search Settings under Site Settings. I tried looking under ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Issue

I believe this issue is unique to non-domain environments I am trying to install SPF 2013 RTM in the following environment: Windows Server 2012 RTM Stand-alone installation using SQL Server ...
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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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SharePoint 2013: Responsive Master page

I have been given an assignment to create a Responsive Master Page for SharePoint 2013. I've been researching for few days and found out that we can achieve it using: Media Queries Device channel ...
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List View Filters Ignored

Recently SharePoint has started completely ignoring the filtering criteria in the list view for the Tasks list on my site. For testing, I created a list view with the filter "Show only when the column ...
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Reading web part properties using JavaScript Object Model in SharePoint 2013

I am using the below code to read the properties of a web-part using JSOM. While i can read the properties of the web-parts that are there on the current web part page, I would like to know of a way ...
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Programmatically Added XsltListViewWebPart in SP2013 looks like SP2010

I'm adding XsltListViewWebPart programmatically like so: Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.XsltListViewWebPart listViewWebpart = (Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.XsltListViewWebPart)webPart; ...
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What Happens if you Stop SpServiceInstance

Windows Infrastructure team last night restarted our Lower end servers. Post re-boot we have now encountered error in 2 app server who is hosting Query and Index processing services of Search ...
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Unable to get all my SharePoint 2013 CUs installed, using windows update tool

I am facing problems in applying September and October 2014 CUs using windows update. I have the following:- SharePoint server 2013 SP1. Windows server 2008 r2. I use to have SharePoint 2013 since ...
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Managing Microsoft documents inside SharePoint document library will behave differently according to the browser vender

I have a Document library inside my publishing site collection. now when the users clicks on any MS office documents inside the document library they will get different behaviors based on the browser ...
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How can you share script members between control template and item template

I'm developing two custom display templates (Control and Item template) and I'm wondering if it is possible to share script members between these two templates, e.g. if I add something like var bar = ...
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SharePoint on internet

Is it safe to host my website portal.mycompany.com on internet. It will have a maximum of 5 pages and it will be available to everyone. Is it wise to do this? I am not sure about the security impact ...
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Restore a copy of the same site collection insdie the same web application

I have an enterprise wiki site collection , and i back up the site collection ( i will name it SiteA) , the i have create a new site collection (SiteB) of type enterprise wiki . What i want is to ...
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Does ExecuteQuery have a cache/timeout/etc?

I wasn't sure how to phrase the title, forgive me. I'm running into an issue with the CSOM (SharePoint 2010, but likely in 2013 as well), where my initial ExecuteQuery() statement takes upwards of 20 ...
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Sp2013 Standard Server Sp1 Upgrade Roll Back Plan

I have SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition installed in our servers 1 App, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow Server. Very soon we are moving on to a plan to upgrade the farm with Sp1 upgrade. Before doing that i need to ...
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How to put an iFrame with a QueryString appended in its src in the ContentEditorWebPart?

I have a SharePoint site Page in which i need to put an iFrame element to display a web page.To achieve that I wrote some html and javascript within CDATA tag inside the Content section of a ...
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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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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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How can I search a specific subsite using the REST API in SharePoint 2013?

Which is the best way of limiting search results to a specific subsite when using the search REST API in SharePoint 2013? I've tried adding a new content source ("MySubsiteContentSource") (in ...
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How Can I active FBA in sharepoint 2013 [closed]

Hi I need create a site collection with FBA authenticate in sharepoint 2013 How can I do this simple?
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SharePoint 2013 Search Host Web via App

2 Questions: 1) How can we scope search results for a SharePoint hosted app to a single host web list? 2) Is it possible to programatically return the URL for a specific Host Web List to the App? ...
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Cascading Dropdown

I am new to SharePoint 2013. What I need to figure out is based on the following situation. I have several school districts with multiple schools within the school district. I would like to create a ...
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How do we create Sub Site using JavaScript object module

My using following script to create Sub site. <script src="//ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/4.0/1/MicrosoftAjax.js" <br/> type="text/javascript"><br/> </script><br/> ...
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Auditing time on site collection

We have 18000 site collections, and on site collection creation, auditing was enabled with all options, because at some point auditing logs will need to be checked, probably with an external tool like ...
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Lookup field doesn't support some field types

Its looking more and more like you can't add additional fields that are anything other than string boxes (no person or yes/no etc) is there any work around for this?
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infopath form not updating fields

I have an infopath form that has three read-only fields referencing items in another list, but when someone opens the form the values never change, even if they have changed in the other list. It ...
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Get documents By ID from document library using Rest API

Scenario I have a Document library named "My Documents". In that library couple of folders, for these each folders have another couple of folders (subfolders) and inside these folders, certain ...
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Programmatically list folders from a document library

I have a document library with several layers of folders within, I'm trying to populate a dropdownlist in a web part to display a tree like display of the folders but my code foreach(SPListItem ...
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Responsive design “CssRegistration does not have a public property named media”

I'm currently implementing responsive design on an intranet site. I’ve added plain links in the master page based on min-width and max-width media properties. It works like a charm, but it didn’t when ...
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Search ranking in SP 2013

I am using Sharepoint search and able to retrieve all the items using search . Now I need to define a special ranking that ranks documents based on how many times a document is viewed ignoring the ...
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EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary throwing exception

The short story, when trying to execute SPListCollection.EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary I get: Exception calling "EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary" with "0" argument(s): "A list, survey, discussion board, or ...
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How to update document meta data using powershell

I'm iterating through all files of a document library using powershell trying to update some files in some folders. I can read the file properties but I'm not able to update them. Here is my code: ...
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Accessing data from another web application throws an SQLInvalidException

The scenario is: A MySiteHost site collection (example name: MY SITE). Web application's application pool account is spmysite. A TeamSite site collection (example name: TEAM SITE). Web application's ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 TokenHelper class when there is no HttpContext.Current

SharePoint 2013 Apps in Visual Studio have a TokenHelper class that simplifies using OAuth to connect to a SharePoint 2013 ClientContext. I am using this class to remotely connect to a SharePoint ...
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Migration of site

I have a sharepoint 2007 site which I want to migrate to sharepoint 2013 can someone provide a resource, any URL for Tutorial. Let me know, if Its possible to migrate a site to 2013 from sharepoint ...
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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SharePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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remove Page Title

I try to remove page title with addin the "Visible="false"". <SharePoint:AjaxDelta id="DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea" runat="server" Visible="false"> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder ...
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“Working on it” Image from SharePoint 2013

i was wondering if theres a fix for the missing image on the "Working on it"-Animation in SP2013 Preview Google search didn't provisioned any fixes.. any ideas? Would like to solve that issue
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SP2013 : Create a list item inside a folder

How to create a list item inside a folders of custom sharepoint list using JSOM ? Below code is not working http://www.sharepointcolumn.com/create-list-item-in-folders-using-client-object-model/
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Is Full Crawl needed when main characteristics of managed property are updated

While editing any managed property from the Central administration's Search service application we can notice number of main characteristics of the property, such as Searchable, Queryable, Retrievable ...
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How to temporarily Disable a SharePoint Site

I faced a quite interesting situation today where I wanted to put my SharePoint side down, I mean I wanted to stop users from accessing it apart from the site collection admin. Removing User's ...
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Add +2 years based on created date in SharePoint using powershell

I want to add a date based on item created date +2 years for all existing items in the New Column Date , can any one help on this using PowerShell? Example: Created date: 7/9/2015 Date: ...
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SharePoint custom timer job does not execute

I have a custom timer job that inserts into 3 lists. I've been following this tutorial and it was working perfectly fine, I was able to debug and deploy the timer without any problems. Now a few ...
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Branding Solution > Sandbox? App? for Farm

We have a branding vendor that is doing branding for the homepage (markup, script/schema). She suggested no-code sandboxed solutions (NCSSs) to deploy branding artifacts. We are on prem SP 2013 with ...
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Full text search not finding pages

I have a normal page with text and pictures on it. When I search a term or even full sentence from this page, the search will not show up the specific page where it is on. It finds only documents ...
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Change web application's content database

Is it possible to configure my existing SharePoint 2010/2013 web application to point to a new/existing content database residing on another database server? If yes then how could I do it.
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Changing a users mention name

I have a user who was originally imported from AD with the first name Judith. She actually goes by Judy. When people mention her in their my sites newsfeed, they have to remember to type 'judi' ...
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Set show ribbon hide ribbon commands available programmatically

Set Site Actions -> Navigation -> Show and Hide Ribbon -> Make "Show Ribbon" and "Hide Ribbon" commands available to No How can we do the above programmatically?
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Why can't I sort the Search Results Web Part by a Managed Property?

I have a Search Results web part which shows items from my custom list. The custom list contains a site column called Idea Date. I've been trying for days to get this Search Results web part to sort ...