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Install-SPSolution Cannot add the specified assembly to the global assembly cache

I've been getting this error a lot lately and I don't know why. The logs are frustratingly unhelpful with only two lines: Solution Deployment : Error Global Deployment failed for ...
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SharePoint MySite last modified date - Create CV based on mysite's properties / lists

What's the best way to find out when a property / custom property are changed on a mysite? Can't find any last modified on user properties. We're trying to create CV based on users mysite. We've ...
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How to add resources when using JSLink

I am using JSLink to change view of a custom list using this code, (function () { var overrideCtx = {}; overrideCtx.Templates = {}; overrideCtx.BaseViewID = 2; ...
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SharePoint 2013 Tags vs Keywords

I am trying to figure out how tags, terms and keywords are should be used in SharePoint 2013. I have read a lot of articles about it and think that I understand the differences between these types. ...
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SharePoint 2013 List View Accordion Render

We're looking to implement a Q&A section on one of our SharePoint sites. To make interaction easier on end users I've been looking for a way display list content differently. I stumbled upon an ...
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SharePoint 2013 Dispose checker

I've used SPDisposeCheck for SP2007/2010 and find it very useful for finding undisposed sp objects, but from this blog post, it's mentioned that it's no longer working for 2013. Is there any ...
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Adding App Causes Security Error

I have been trying to add the Documents Shared with Me App to my site and whenever I click on the Add App, it says 'You can't add this app here'. So I turned to the ULS and it appears that there is a ...
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Custom .aspx as modal dialog not working: 'SP' is undefined

SharePoint 2013 server... I have created a custom aspx page for use as a modal dialog. I want this pop up to collect field values and return them to the form the pop up was called from. The pop up ...
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REST is returning '↵'

I have a problem when returning REST spaces for a textarea from a list. To get the information the REST is returning '↵' instead of space. Need to know how I change this symbol '↵' for space. ...
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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Determine “normal” Users from User Collection loaded with CSOM (provider-hosted App)

In my provider-hosted app I load the UserCollection from SharePoint by CSOM (Client Side Object Model), like this: UserCollection users = web.SiteUsers; ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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Open file from document library by selecting something other than name

Currently to open a file you have to click on name. Is there a way to open this file by clicking on another column instead of name? Thanks
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Script editor webpart ribbon problems

I added a script editor web part (javascript code) to a view page (/Forms/AllItems.aspx). After that I can not see anymore the File and List category in the ribbon bar. I read somewhere that ...
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Calculated Column - IF true AND true

Using a task list I am trying to show a value if a cell is = to a certain string, AND task is complete. Im currently using this but returning a #VALUE error =AND([Task Name]="Task ...
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Detect if SharePoint is using the system master page

Is there a way to detect if SharePoint is using the system master page? (just like EditModePanel, or detecting the system master page with javascript..) Right now I'm using the same master page on ...
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Memory leak in SPActiveDirectoryClaimProvider?

while playing with custom claims provider I've found interesting thing in SPActiveDirectoryClaimProvider. If you investigate a code using any .net assembly browser\decompiler (.NET Reflector or ILSpy) ...
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Provision Master Page / Page Layouts in SharePoint 2013: App vs Feature

I was looking at a video, and the presenter created a scenario to push master pages and page layouts into the Master Page Gallery and set the master page of the site collection by use of an App. In ...
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JSLink and Javascript Events

I have customized the view for my SharePoint 2013 List using a JSLink file but have not been able to get the buttons I added to the page to respond properly. They cannot find any DOM elements when the ...
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Cant insert attachment to a page

We have had the following issue on our SP 2013 Farm in our intranet. WHen users creates a new page, and insert an attachment to the page, nothing appears, the file is indeed uploaded, but the ...
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Incorrect user name displaying on page [duplicate]

We just built a new SP 2013 farm. For some reason when I access the sites, I see I am sometimes logged in as one of our service accounts (sp_crawl). If I refresh the browser, it switches to my normal ...
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Calendar Forms still loading via Dialog, despite Advanced List Setting saved?

I've got a problem where, it seems the 'Add Event' option within an SharePoint 2013 Calendar is always using a dialog to add an Event. Despite I've repeatedly saved the 'Advanced Setting' for: ...
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how to customize OOB web parts UI

SharePoint 2013 brings a new concept of UI customization, via the JSLink, allowing to reconfigure the Web Parts UI aspect/behaviors, as exemplified by O'Brien here. Although, most of SPObjects ...
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Issue Mounting SharePoint 2010 content database in 2013

I'm in the middle of an upgrade from 2010 to 2013, and I'm running into an issue when attempting to upgrade one of my content databases using PowerShell. The content databases attached to my other web ...
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OData Query Title startswith() A-M

I am trying to query a list where the Title starts with a letter in the range from a to m and I can't find that anywhere in the sparse documentation available. I tried this but it isn't valid and I ...
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Programatically adding an app to a site O365

Newbie question. With CSOM how to I add an app to a site. More detail: manually you can select options and then "add an app" The one in particular I am interested in is the Tasks. I can build any ...
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Reindex Pages Library using powershell

I want to reindex page library using powershell. I have try with c# code. Code is below. void Main() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://demosvr1/web1/")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) ...
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Cannot Edit Excel Document with Full Control Permission

There is a document with permission. User A and User B can only edit the document after they open from sharepoint. User A has Excel 2013 in his PC. When he opens it in Excel it says "The document is ...
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Is SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl Method useful at all?

I've noticed a solution that might help you to control caching of javascript files. There is a method SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl. MSDN says this method: returns a new URL that will not ...
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How can I get rid of the columns header when the style 'Boxed' was selected?

I created a new list view with style = 'Boxed' in SP2013. The problem is that this view is showing the columns header in the top when there's no need to do it. So, how can I remove or hide it? I tried ...
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Programmatically like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike(string listID, int itemID, bool like) and I can't seem to figure out what exactly it's looking for as a listID. Searching around on the Internet ...
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MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications

I'm getting a Health Rule throwing the error in the title. Full details on this: MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications It also gives a ...
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Display Related Items Based On Search Context

We are building a website on SharePoint 2013 using the new cross site publishing and search features. We want to implement a "Related Items" feature using the Content Search web part in tandem with ...
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SP2013 - KeywordQuery search profile by Birthday field

I need search people profile by Birthday field using KeywordQuery. The field is indexed correctly, when I search for REST, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 on a Sharepoint 2013 farm? Beneficial?

Here is an article that shows how to present SharePoint 2010 on a SharePoint 2013 farm: http://nikpatel.net/2012/10/13/understanding-sharepoint-2010-experience-in-sharepoint-2013/ If I do the process ...
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How do I set the default search results page for a search center in SharePoint 2013 and/or SharePoint Online?

In SharePoint Online within the Administration Center, I can go to Search Center Settings and set a Search Center URL. I can do the same thing in the search service application for an on-premise ...
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Creating My Site web application destroys application running on port 80

This is happening for the past 2 days. I have a web application running on port 80. When I create a new web application for My Site on port 8080, my port 80 web app stops working and shows "500 ...
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SharePoint 2013 (office 365) Multi value Managed metadata property in refiners

I have a multi valued managed metadata property in office 365 called products and it only generated 2 crawled properties owstaxidProducts and Products. I tried to associate both to refinablestring01 ...
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ClientContext in provider hosted app

I have developed the Provider hosted app. Using two way. I have create Self Signed certificate and created app using that. When I run the app from Visual Studio it runs perfectly. After that I ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Footer Placeholder

I'm new to Sharepoint, and I'v just got responsible for applying the branding style of my company to it, actually I'm stuck at this footer thing. Goggling around people say that I just need to create ...
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Workflow SP 2013 - Cannot retrieve a UserMulti Field value

I'm developing a SharePoint-hosted App with a workflow working with a List that contains a UserMulti Field. I'm currently trying to retrieve this field value to a variable with a ...
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Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs in App Pages?

I have a provider hosted App and need to use modals in my App Pages. Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs from SP.UI.Dialog.js ? What JS files are required to be included?
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again”, when adding new announcement [closed]

I have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. then i have added an Announcement app to the site, but then i try to add a new announcement i am getting the following error :- The server was unable to ...
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HTTP 500 Internal Server Error in newly built SP 2013 farms

We have multiple new SharePoint 2013 farms built on Windows Server 2012 with a fairly standard, out of the box build. On all of these servers, we frequently get HTTP 500 Internal Server Errors. This ...
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How to get list of all users following a site

I wanted to get a list of all users who are following a specific site. I have looked in to SocialFollowing Manager (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163133.aspx) and it seems to provide the ...
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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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Creating a complex custom form for SharePoint workflow?

I am doing an approval process which (I think) requires a custom form. It would look something like this. User uploads item to a document library. This document item contains individual list items ...
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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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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 ...