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How to use “mod” in XSLT

I am displaying two records from a list on home page. Only the first record needs to show image while second record will not show image. Here's what they will display: First record Image Title Date ...
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Start/Stop SharePoint Server on demand

I'm running SharePoint Server 2013 on my work machine (4Gb RAM) but I'm usually not using/developing SharePoint, so I'm looking the solution to start/stop whole SharePoint Server on demand. For ...
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Add CSS Classes to ContentBySearch.getPictureMarkup

I'm trying to create a custom design on a Content Search web part. In the display template the var pictureMarkup is created using this line: var pictureMarkup = ...
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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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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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Possible to use MVC in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to implement an MVC concept with or without ASP.net MVC for SharePoint 2013?
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Solution “Not deployed” yet actions are successful

I have an odd problem with a farm where solutions are marked as "Not deployed" yet looking at the last operation it shows "Deployed Successfully" and lists all the servers as being successfully ...
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spfielduservaluecollection.remove not working

I want to remove the user from the list item from the column of type person or group and it is multi-valued. My code is: private void DeleteUserFromList(SPUser userDeleted, string ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Error installing pre-requisite on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have been trying to get my Sharepoint 2013 installed on windows server 2012 R2. I was never able to get past the pre-requisite installer. It keeps failing at "Configuring Application Server Role, ...
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How do you apply a theme with powershell in 2013?

I'm writing a powershell script that creates a number of site collections. I want to programmatically set the composed look to "Sea Monster". Through the web UI I go to Site Settings > "Change the ...
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How to make taxonomy picker required when used in visual web part?

I have created a visual web part in which user has to specify a field's value from taxonomy picker control. I want to make that value mandatory. The control is placed successfully but when I use the ...
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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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Feature with Id 'guid' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this scope

I have a WinForms project that acts as a Sharepoint 2013 Solution installer. It basically do some checking, create a sql database, adds and install a SP Solution and finally activates the feature. ...
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Multiple filters on view not working

I have a list on which I am applying the following filter (on a view) but it is not working. if((workflow == 16 && status == published) || (workflow == 2 && status == expired)) ...
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Sharepoint 2013 design manager - best practice to add files / css stylesheet / js javascript / images

What's best practice to add stylesheet / js / images / files in the design manager? What I have done: exported pretty mutch a standard design manager package from sharepoint (wsp) imported it into ...
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Duplicate Groups Showing when grouping a calculated column

I have recently upgraded our 2007 envrioment to 2013 and afterwards a few of our libraries are having trouble grouping on a calculated column. The year column is calculated using the following formula ...
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Easy way to manage term sets

I have just typed 1000 terms, and term sets into my dev environment in 2013. I now you can import csv files, but the question, is how can I export them from the dev environment, so that I can easily ...
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Find third-party features with powershell

Can I find just third-party features with Powershell? I other words, I want to create an inventory with all features that not come originally from Sharepoint installation.
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SharePoint 2010 vs 2013 Memory Usage

I want to install a standalone SharePoint server in a virtual machine for development purposes. I installed SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 and was surprised to see that the memory usage is sky ...
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Create group with REST?

In the CSOM documentation on MSDN (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj246523.aspx) it looks like the SP.GroupCollection.add method has a REST endpoint: ...
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Provider Hosted app not working on other pc by accessing url

I have created a Provider Hosted app. I have created it by using self signed certificate. I followed the steps given in MSDN site. The app is working fine on my machine. It is also visible in my ...
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How to retrieve documents from list?

I created a simple Custom List in WSS3. I also created a Document Library with an additional column field which is a lookup to the Custom List that I created before. Now when I am on the Custom List ...
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Sharepoint Table Name where Web Applications URL are stored?

Anybody knows which is the name of the SharePoint table where the full URL of a web application is stored? for example "http://myserver:9090" Is in Config DB or inside the content DB. Thank you EDIT ...
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Cannot get started with learning SharePoint 2013

I am new to SharePoint in general and I am going to start a new SharePoint 2013 project. I have registered with plursight training and I have attended some online sessions with them in addition I have ...
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Move document from “my” site to public library in Sharepoint 2013

I'm actually testing Sharepoint 2013, primarily for document management and sharing with colleagues. When working on a file (e.g. word), I'd like to keep it private until it's ready for public use. ...
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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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How can the deployment of a feature (or element) be made dependent on the SharePoint version (2010/2013)?

I have a solution (deployed in the Sandbox) that declaratively creates CustomActions (menu items). It works fine in SharePoint 2010 and 2013, but we don't like the look in 2013 so I'd like to exclude ...
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Content slider to show latest announcements, SP 2013?

I am looking for how to create a rotating slider that will display my latest announcements with title, excerpt and an image. Looking at this project: Content rotator for SharePoint lists it seems ...
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Add managed metadata column via visual studio 2012

Im running SP 2013 with VS 2012 on a MS 2012 server. I want to create a list, with one colum type called "Managed Metada". Via settings -> create column in IE there is no problem. But, when I create a ...
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Error occured with Blob Cache in

I am getting the following error in Event viewer, after enabling Blob Cache : An error occured in the blob cache. The exception message was 'The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception ...
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Where is the SharePoint 2013 SDK?

I want to try out SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012. I'm trying to locate the SharePoint 2013 SDK. Google points me to older posts about Beta SDK releases. Visual Studio 2012 only has ...
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Storing of passwords

I’m looking at a way to store client passwords etc on a sharepoint site. Does anybody know how I would go about having the passwords stored in the DB with MD5, but unencrypted to the users viewing ...
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SP2013: Get item by id from javascript function?

I have built a display template. In the item template I have some Images from the list "Employees". I have created a function to get some detail info. In this function I have one parameter with the id ...
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Reindex search results (Content Search Web Part, 2013)

I will just leave this here, since it helped us a lot: We have a Content Search Web part with custom Display Templates with link to edit item. After user edit item, we want to refresh the search ...
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Error while deploying SP2013 Workflow from VS2012: NullReferenceException

I developed two features, one should deploy a workflow. After hitting F5 in Visual Studio 2012, I get a NullReference-Exception. Here is the output shown: ------ Deploy started: Project: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 delete AttachmentFiles by JS

how can I delete an AttachmentFiles of a list item by Javascript? (with REST or using SP.RequestExecutor) Thank,Nk
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how duplicates work in sharepoint results

I have a search results webpart that in test mode it shows 6 results, in render mode it shows 5 results. When I used the search query tool there is one duplicate. When I check the 2 files, the names ...
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Resetting IIS takes website down even though load balancer is being used

I have 2 load balanced WFEs. When I take one of them offline then website still works which means load balancer is working. But when I do IIS reset on one of those machines then the website doesn't ...
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Apps don't work (HTTP 400 Bad Request) in MySites Web App, but do work in main SharePoint Web App

When I try to add an app to a MySite site collection it looks like it is created without error, but when I try to go to it, it gives me a 400 bad request error. Apps work fine on our regular ...
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SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server 2013

I have been tasked with understanding the pro's and con's of rebuilding our SharePoint 2010 platform. This could either consist of a 2013 local install upgrade or moving to Online. There are many ...
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Using Managed Navigation will display “Page not found” error when clicking on its links

I have an enterprise wiki library site collection, and for the navigation I define to use a Managed Navigation as follow:- But currently when users click on the left side managed navigation they ...
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retrieving subsites from parent web using REST

I am trying to get all subsites from a parent web using REST API. I tried following query which shows "The page cannot be found". mysite/_api/web/parentWeb/webs
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Create control to upload Attachment to list in SharePointOnline

I have a custom webpart page which is used to enter some input data which eventually gets saved as a List item. Now i want to add a control to that page which enables user to upload attachments to the ...
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How can I get all sub-sites from a specific sitecollections with Search Rest API?

I am using the Search REST API. With this following url I get all sites: ...
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Assure Sharepoint Online is Indexed using http and not https

I am finishing my sharepoint online public website here: http://levalencia-public.sharepoint.com The website has a custom master page as you can see, and it has on the left some social sharing ...
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How to connect SharePoint 2013 and Visual Studio 2012 to create a simple form?

I am a beginner when it comes to SharePoint so please bear with me, I apologize in advance for my inaccuracies. Here is what I need to do... I need to build a form in C# .NET in VS 2012, deploy it ...
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CAML Query to sort a blog Posts list by published date

I have successfully created a CAML query to sort my list by modified date but I want published date instead. Why does replacing "Modified" with "Published" not work? They are both "Date and Time" ...
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Change theme for all self created sites and add same javascript code to all sites?

I'm working on SP2013 sites. in one webapp, self created site feature is on, users created some sites already. the urls are: http://mydomain.com/my/domain_account They changed their sites theme by ...
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Page with discussion board does not refresh after creating a new discussion within a modal dialog

I'm using the following code to allow users to create a new discussion topic in a modal dialog, rather than on a new page: // When called, this function opens the dialog. function openDialog(pUrl) { ...