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Make Pending Announcement Viewed by Everyone

I need to create an Announcement List for News that everyone can contribute. My challenge is: Communications Team will approve some articles to show on the Homepage (Parent Site). But all pending ...
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Programmatically like a blog post

I've created a custom web part that includes a button to like a blog post and I'm trying to figure out how to implement it programmatically. I think I'm close but my GetAllLikers(postID) function ...
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Looping retrieved Items throws an InvalidCastException

I have some very simple code using the client object model to retrieve a list and all items from that list from a SharePoint 2013 Online site. When the ExecuteQuery() fires, I use Fiddler to view the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Using SPSite in Custom WCF Content Enrichment Webservice

I have to write a content enrichment webservice which retrieves data from an specific SharePoint Site (SPSite). But my code doesn't run, if i make a new SPSite Object. Also no logging information in ...
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Unable to apply JSLink to the field

I want to apply the JSLink file to the field to render it differently. <Field ID="{2F30125C-D2C9-459F-9AC5-1796F52C0C4B}" Name="oiplbDepartment" StaticName="oiplbDepartment" ...
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[Today]-15 filter not working on external list

I have an external list which is getting data from SQL Server. The table structure is as follows: Name InsertDate Where InsertDate is the date when record was inserted. I am trying to show only ...
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Contact details not showing user information

I've got a standard Contact Details web part on a page, when I add some users as the contact the web part refreshes with no change, yet other users are fine. I've checked the problem users exist in ...
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find out which page is not published in Pages list

I have a publishing site and about 20 pages in Pages list. When you check out one page the icon is changed and you detect that that page is checked out. However when there is a unpublished page it is ...
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How to set a value to the taxonomy field using jquery?

I have custom list in which there is one user field and a taxonomy field. I want to populate the taxonomy field value automatically based on the value entered in the user field, the value to be ...
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SharePoint 2013 Markup code works inside Placeholdermain but not as code embed in webpart (EmbeddedFormField)?

On SPO 2013 trying to deploy some custom markup code to bind a list Markup code works when placed in Placeholdermain via SPD vs embedding the code Site Page webpart (EmbeddedFormField) I have this ...
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Does SPWeb.EnsureUser create user accounts?

According to the documentation (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spweb.ensureuser.aspx) the login is created when the provided login does not exist. From what I have ...
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Test SP Designer 2013 with SP Server 2013 without license?

I am to develop SP application in SP Server 2013. I downloaded the trial version of SP Server 2013 and SP Designer 2013 to make some test application, unfortunately, I can't use SP Designer with the ...
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User profile picture in visual web part

I want to make user upload the profile picture in my web part, I searched over the internet how to accomplish this? I found the this post which describes how to get it. My code is: void ...
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Sharepoint 2013 JSLINK template with view grouping rendering

I'm looking for a tutorial or documentation on how to create a JSLINK rendering template that will perform view grouping rendering. I need to use this in connection with the list view webpart, where I ...
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Set list item permissions in Workflow 2013

I've created a workflow inside an "App for SharePoint 2013" project. I need to set special permissions to the curent list item inside this workflow. I read this ...
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URLs have double-encoded spaces after migration

After migrating our farm from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (in 2010 mode) we are seeing that URLs to images are now double-encoded. Specifically in locations where we target MySite profile ...
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SP2013 - 50 item limit on search results

I am using a search result web part and it will only return a maximum of 50 items per page. There is no facility in the web part to increase it beyond 50. I have read that this value is hard wired ...
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Wildcard search in a SharePoint list

In the default "find an item" search box in a SharePoint 2013 list, how do you get wildcard searches to work? It seems that typing in things like an asterix will mean that SharePoint tries to find an ...
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How to add a XSLT List View Web Part into a Page Layout

How is it possible to add a XSLT List View Web Part into a Page Layout? I want to do this basically so that instead of adding the web parts I want to multiple pages, I can just apply the specific page ...
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Programmatically Building Metadata Navigation

I'm trying to build metadata navigation programmatically so it can be deployed in a feature event receiver and have been using the code from this MSDN page, but am unable to get a simple link to work. ...
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How to use XSLT 2.0 in SharePoint

How do I use XSLT 2.0 in SharePoint? Do I need to install some package on the server to make it work? Or is it available by default, and I just start using it?
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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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CurrentUser.LoginName returns too much information

Say I am logged in as domain\spuser this is what I am expecting in return when I access SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser.LoginName, but instead I am getting "i:0#.w|domain\spuser". Anyone know why ...
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Asset Library is Missing in Foundation 2013

I am trying to create an Asset library to store some videos and pictures. Asset library is the most convenient one for this purpose, but I am not able to find Asset Library when I attempt to add an ...
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SharePoint 2013 development video

Can you plz guide me to get a link for a very good Demo video on SharePoint 2013 development? I have downloaded a demo video from CriticalPathTraining but this is not a good one as it describes only ...
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Client Web Part - Determine if page is in edit mode

Like in topic. How to determine in a client web part (on remote web) if a page that the web part is placed on, is in edit mode? if it is possible?? Thanks
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Unable to create SPUserToken objects or use SPSecurity class

As shown in this image, I am unable to create a SPUserToken or run the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges() delegate in order to elevate the current user for the purpose of managing list item ...
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Design decision (Site collection Vs Subsites) to take when creating new SharePoint web application

Basically I want to build a knowledge based library for our company. The general requirements are as follow:- Each department need to store their documents and procedures as Wikis inside SharePoint. ...
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How to get data from Sub Site in App?

I have created a web which is a sub web of the "Host Web"(In terms of App). I want to get data from a list which is part of that sub web into my SharePoint hosted App. How can I get it?
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Public internet website - Can it be done in SharePoint Online

We're currently creating a new public website, but can't really figure out if we need to go with a full onpremise / azure insatallation of SharePoint server 2013, or if we can simply use SharePoint ...
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Parent terms missing in breadcrumb path

I have a site collection named "Faculty" and a subsite named "General". For "General", I have multiple pages in that subsite. The content of the quick launch navigation for the subsite is based on a ...
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Create mysite for all users sharepoint 2013

I have synced 5000 users from the AD, and I wish to create a MySite for all users without them having to access the site for it to be created. Is this possible?
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Documents Migrated from 2010 have bad Document IDs

I have done an upgrade for a SharePoint 2010 site collection to 2013. The site collection in question is a document center and there were a few thousand documents contained in it. Another person ...
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Where to put my custom.xsl for my List View's XslLink?

I'm in the process of creating my first App for SharePoint 2013 and after following this tutorial (using Visual Studio 2012), I now wish to create a custom XSLT file and apply it to my ...
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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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SharePoint2013 “Start Task Process” workflow activity

The problem is the following: I need to create a workflow using sharepoint designer, which will create tasks for chosen users and after, will send them email notifications, where every email will ...
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Simultaneous development environment for SP2010 and SP2013 in single OS

I have on my laptop a development environment as win7 with std IIS, SharePoint 2010 Server, SQL 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. I already installed Visual Studio 2012 side by side. But what about ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Community site: Unable to reply on a post

Im working on Sharepoint 2013 Community site template. When I manually create a discussion in discussions list liking and replying features are working fine, but when I programmatically add a ...
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SharePoint 2013 and AutoCAD

Environment: 2010 Enterprise, but have 2013 ready to be deployed I'm looking at various solutions for browser-based CAD file viewing and markup (or a comparable alternative). We currently run SP2010, ...
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“Web Template” item template is not available in Visual Studio 2012 list of item templates

I am working with visual studio 2012 and want to add sharepoint 2013 "Web Template" item from VS 2012 list of sharepoint 2013 item templates. But I could not find "Web Template" item in SP 2013 item ...
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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 Visual Studio checkes that SharePoint has been installed on my local PC?

I want to build wsp file for SharePoint 2013, but it is not installed on my local PC. What should I do to make this thing possible? I guess that I need to tell Visual Studio somehow that SharePoint ...
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Where to download trial of Sharepoint Standard 2013?

I need SharePoint to check some integration capabilities. At http://sharepoint.microsoft.com there is a big button labeled Download SharePoint trial. But clicking on it redirects me to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Apps Authentication error

I develop a simple SharePoint Hosted App and deploy but when i open this app, there is popup for id and password. which id password i need to enter because they dont accept administrator id password
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Is there any way to validate site ID without instantiating SPSite?

I need a fast way to ensure that site ID is correct. Instantiating SPSite seems to be quite expensive, so may be there are other options to do this.
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Remove app from SharePoint with PowerShell

I have deployed an app to SharePoint 2013, but something went wrong during deployment. Now I cannot remove or redeploy this app. Can I force remove this app with powershell or STSADM, like you can ...
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SharePoint 2013 APIs for anonymous and/or mobile access

In SharePoint 2013 (Preview), does any of the APIs (csom, REST, etc.) work with anonymous access? With mobile access? I haven't found any reference to this in the documentation. I did a quick test ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Add JS to NewForm.aspx of a list

how to place JS-code to NewForm.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 APP. In sharepoint 2010 we can use this list definition to add JS: <List ...> <MetaData> ... <Form ...
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How to access the documents in using javascript in SharePoint 2013 Preview?

I try to get familiar with with the Javascript API of SharePoint 2013 (Preview). Therefore I started a SharePoint-hosted app using VS2012. The default app works just great after deploying to my local ...
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Get Columns via REST

I'm trying to get a list of all columns/fields for a list via REST using the /_api/Web/Lists(guid'xxxx')/Fields endpoint. This works fine, except it's adding in all of the system and duplicate fields ...