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Infopath Error: The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection - except it isn't

My server name: vshoprspfe The url people use for the farm: http://sharepoint (I'm not familiar with how this has been setup, but I believe it's with a cName) The site collection / library where this ...
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jQuery REST Results = “[object Object],[object Object] etc”

We are hiding the List GUI from our visitors on some landing pages in SharePoint Foundations 2013 and displaying instead REST data harvested from the applicable lists. Since SharePoint's REST has a ...
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Best Approach for using folders in Pages in Publishing site SharePoint 2013

What I'm looking for is an approach to organizing content pages on a Publishing site whose main contributor will be someone unfamiliar with Sharepoint (let alone SP2013). The Publishing site allows ...
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custom master page / branding from _layouts instead of provisioning feature

Is it possible to apply a custom master page and theme to a site from the layouts folder instead of provisioning them down to the site with a feature? I'd use code and a feature receiver, but not sure ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 be configured & Installed without connecting to Active Directory

We want to build a public facing web site using SharePoint 2013 . but as the public facing web site will be accessed by public users, so can we configure and install the SharePoint server 2013 , ...
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Is it necessary to host apps on a different domain?

I am starting with app development on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I want to develop Hight trust provider-hosted apps for my office catalog. After going through some msdn articles (on-premises development ...
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How to check user has visited site collection first time?

I want to know which users have visited the site first time from the added users. For ex, I have added 40 users in the sharepoint but only 10 users have logged in and 30 have never logged in the site. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Result Refiners Showing No Data

Inside my document library I have columns named "Departments", "Category", "Sub Category" and "Index". I added data to these columns, re indexed the library and created managed property for them. The ...
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How to display taxonomy value using xslt?

I have created an item template in ItemStyle.xsl to assign it to the CQWP. My template is: <xsl:template name="DepartmentsTemplate" match="Row[@Style='DepartmentsTemplate']" mode="itemstyle"> ...
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in ...
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Playing video files

My site has a video library which is using default silverlight player to play videos. But videos are not playing and the error I am getting is Media failed to load. This file is in format that ...
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Remove “The current page has been customized from its template.”

Nothing makes it disappeared. I tried everything in here but nothing happened. What else should I do to hide or remove that statusbar messages.
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Central Administration cannot be found

When I select CA , It says "The webpage cannot be found". I also did configuration with sp wizard and it failed.What should I do?
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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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What is new in SharePoint 2013 ?

The SharePoint 2013 is now released. What is New in SharePoint 2013 ? What are they added in SharePoint 2013 then SharePoint 2010 ? What are the new features ?
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Sharepoint List Permissions And Admin Override

EDIT: This is being hosted through Office 365 I need to put together a folder where all users will submit their timesheets, but they can only see and edit their own. I want 3 admins who can see and ...
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jQuery accordion on Wiki page only works in edit mode?

I have an SP2013 wiki page that I want to use a jQuery accordion on. Just with some static content, not pulling any information from anywhere in SharePoint. I created the page, inserted a script ...
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Modified vs Last_x0020_Modified

Which is the difference between the fields: Modified and Last_x0020_Modified in a SharePoint list item ?
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Provision Custom List from SharePoint App

I am trying to provision a custom list using SharePoint 2013 Provider hosted app. For this, I added a "List" in VS.NET 2013, to the App project. I am provisioning the List through declarative code. ...
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Products Configuration Wizard: How to add local account with Complete Server type option

I am getting an error message during installation of SharePoint Server 2013. I have selected complete server option (other option is stand-alone). When I am on 'SharePoint products configuration ...
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Blog Feed on Home Page

I am trying to create a blog feed on our SharePoint 2013 intranet homepage to show the three most recent company blog posts. I have tried with both the Content Query Web Part and the Content Search ...
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Modifying ListForm Save & Close button through JsLink

I am currently porting a internly used SP Farm-Solution from 2010 to 2013 and am struggling with the new concept of JsLink. In the 2010 solution we had overwritten the RenderingTemplate ListForm to ...
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Mix two Result Sources in Search Results Web Part

This is my following scenario: MySite Host Site Collection with a custom page called peoplesearch.aspx peoplesearch.aspx has Refinement Panel, and Search Results Web Part (Search Box webpart is in ...
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How to add URL to list using JavaScript

I have a list with a title and a url. I'm trying to add a new url using this function function addListItem(url, listname, metadata, success, failure) { // Prepping our update var item = ...
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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How to know SPUser.LoginName is System Account?

I am trying get the Modified By column value. And I want to check my PeoplePicker control contains the value same as the Modified By column value. I am stuck in the problem that Modified By ...
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UPS not importing data from AD

I have setup User Profile Service Application. User Profile Service is running. User Profile Synchronization Service is running. I did full profile synchronization. The synchronization started ...
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Open Dialog for new List Element with JavaScript - Access Denied

My SharePoint 2013 App has a button with the click Event: OpenDialog("/Lists/ListName/NewForm.aspx?IsDlg=1"); where OpenDialog is defined the following way: function OpenDialog(URL) { var ...
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SharePoint search not showing any results when searching partial name such as “frank”

I have search service application configured. Suppose my first name is "frankmartin" (no spaces) When I search "frankmartin" then it displays search results in both "People" and "Site" search. But ...
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Sharepoint 2013 sign out issue on windows authentication

Scenario: User is on default login page User clicks on windows authentication, (s)he is prompted for username and password User is navigated to the home page Click on Sign Out Link User is navigated ...
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How to utilize audience targeting with javascript?

Im creating a SharePoint-hosted app (restricted to use client side code only), and I want to retrieve documents from a library. Each document have a Target audience field. I want to, in javascript: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Global Navigation Branding

How can I get the Global navigation to ignore the core4.css and take up my custom styles. Thanks
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How to access themed images

we created an own color-palette and theme and uploaded that to our server. So far so good - now we try to use some of the sharepoint default images (like the big plus sign above lists for adding ...
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Uninstalling feature with force command doesn't work

I have deployed a WSP (say Home.wsp) in a webapplication. This Home.wsp has myFeature. This feature was moved to another VS project to generate a WSP itself (say myFeature.wsp) . The problem is that I ...
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No way to stop sending a welcome email when granting permissions in SharePoint 2013

When I grant permissions on anything, site, list, etc., in SharePoint 2013 I don't see the ability to opt out of sending an email to the user being added. The only option I see is the group or ...
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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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Can anybody put light on the OneDrive (aka SkyDrive) feature of Sharepoint 2013?

I need to know a few things about OneDrive (SkyDrive) feature of SharePoint 2013 on-premises. If I have to use OneDrive (aka SkyDrive), does it have to be on mysite only or i could use it on any ...
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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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How to use relative DateTime format like '2 days ago'/'Thursday', etc

I am updating a list and it's views (put together by another developer) and am adding a new date column. Currently, there is/was an existing date column (in this case called Orig Due Date), and I ...
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Is there a java script that can make an item re-inherit permissions?

I am trying to determine how to use permissions for a project I am working on and I think I will have to use custom permissions for documents sets. I have read that too many custom permissions can ...
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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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Adding Font Awesome Icons to Quick Launch Links

When customizing the Quick Launch Links Navigation, I got stuck with adding Font Awesome Icons. How do I go about it so that it appears like the ones in the picture below? And the code is as below: ...
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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 ...