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SPFolder.MoveTo functionality in JavaScript

In SharePoint 2013 I'm trying to add a script to move a folder from it's current location to a different parent folder while keeping the rest of the file structure the same. I am adding a button to ...
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SharePoint 2013 reading data from multiple document libraries from multiple subsites in one site collection

I have multiple subsites in single site collection. All of these subsites have document library with same name. So is it possible using JSOM to read data from multiple document libraries with same ...
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SharePoint-Hosted Apps and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft's current emphasis is for us to "stay out of the GAC" and create Apps for SharePoint that clean up after themselves if uninstalled. I understand this and even agree with their suggestion ...
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How can we create custom actions in new/edit/display form SharePoint ribbon?

We are using SharePoint 2013 for intranet portal. Not apps. We have a document library with documents. On clicking the document we get it opened in a modal popup. On the ribbon of this display form ...
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Azure worker roles on premises equivalen or timer job for apps?

During the last weeks Microsoft release the AMS package with some videos from Vesa Juvonen and a lot of code samples with some good documentation. In one of those documents they try to map FTS ...
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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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SP2013: Do I need to install Workflow manager on WFE or APP server?

I am using SP2013. When I create a workflow in SP designer I do not see the 2013 platform. I need to install it by the Workflow manager. Do I need to install the workflow manager on the WFE or APP ...
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SharePoint deployment - Deployed to: GAC (WebURL/Global) / BIN

I know that when we deploy farm solutions then they are available under Central Admin --> System Settings --> Manage farm solutions. In this list of solutions, there are 3 columns. Name, Status and ...
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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: 14px;FONT-...
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Checked null with dateTime in REST API SharePoint

I want to get all article pages which Article Date is not null. so I have try to do by this way. var ArticlePageContentTypeID = "...
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Improve Crawl rate

We have 2 wfe, and 2 AS. We have 18,000 sites worth 500GB of data in 5 content DBs We have continuous crawl enabled every 15 minutes, but every crawl takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have ...
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Breaking the maximum number of refiners, limited to 20 in SharePoint 2013 search

The SharePoint project I'm currently working on uses a custom search results page. We've customized the display templates, the search results webpart, and the refinement panel. An enhancement to ...
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Changing style of top bar

I'm trying to brand the ribbon/title bar of a site but cannot find options outside of the default themes provided. Was this removed in 2013?
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TFS2012 build server for both SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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Identify List Template (stp) from SPList Object

I have custom list templates (stp) based on Generic List template. I have created several lists using stp files. How can I identify from which list template (STP file) the List was created. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Fixed-Width Master or Fixed-Width Page-Layout or both?

I'm planning a Site and I know the default landing page needs to be a fixed width. I've also seen the awful things fixed-width does to Lists and Libraries (A List with too many columns looks ...
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Where to store dynamic connection string in provider-hosted app?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 provider-hosted app that gets installed (along with a custom WCF Sharepoint-hosted service) using a powershell script. This script also creates a SQL Server database that the ...
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Add Vertical Scroll in IE9

I'm re-branding an Intranet publishing site for SharePoint 2013 using VS2012 - I'm creating project as a Feature and deploying the .wsp file locally. Using IE9, short pages have no vertical scroll ...
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How to set user in multi allow people picker control using javascript

I want set the value to the people picker control which is multi allowed. I have a code which assigns only single value to it, which is as below: $(document).ready(function () { alert('...
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“Server Error” When Saving MasterPage Changes in Designer

I wish to edit a master page using SharePoint Designer 2013 however once i have made my changes and go to save i get the error "Server Error: This file may not be moved, deleted, renamed or otherwise ...
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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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Association Columns “greyed out”

In the SharePoint designer, when I create a new reusable workflow (SP 2013), the "Association Columns" button is greyed out. Which is a shame, because I need to add a couple of them :) Does anybody ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Can't get them to work again

I currently get the error "Invalid JWT token. Could not resolve issuer token" (401 error) when trying to start a new SP2013 Workflow instance. I deleted the WF farm already and recreated it (and re-...
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“new item” instead of “new document” in programmatic document library

I have a created a SharePoint 2013 document library programmatically within a custom site definition. The problem is that when I browse to the AllItems.aspx of that Doc Library a "new item" button ...
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Is it possible to attach a Remote Event Receiver to my lists

Is it possible to attach a Remote Event Receiver to my existing list in my site, and not to the list in my app? I'm guessing no as I can't find anything on this, and I think this would potentially '...
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ODataContentTypeException : Content Type 'application/json;odata=verbose'

I'm trying to create items in a SharePoint lists through the SharePoint REST API in Javascript (with an AJAX call using jQuery), all that in a SharePoint2013-hosted App. But I get this error when I ...
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Gathering users requirements for building a document management system

I'm working in a company and we want to implement a document management system using SP. As a software engineer I will handle the requirement gathering. The document management system is somehow ...
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Allow users to see other users in sharepoint groups with CSOM

How can I allow users to view the users in a sharepoint group? Currently if I try to query users in the site groups using the client object model I get an unauthorized exception. For example, if I am ...
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How to set start and end date in Timeline webpart in SharePoint 2013?

So here is the scenario. I want to "hijack" the Timeline webpart used for project sites in SP2013 and set a fixed start and end date. There is an option to lock the timeline in it's current state in ...
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Sign off of Windows with out of box LDAP provider on 2013 causes encodedValue error

I've hit upon yet another encodedValue error scenario: Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: encodedValue at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.Claims....
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Claim Based Auth Webapplication issue in SharePoint 2013

I have done FBA configuration in IIS. I am getting success to login through FBA User. But when click on sign out through any SharePoint user or FBA user, it will give error "Exception of type '...
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How to import term set with Use this Term Set for Site Navigation property selected using PowerShell?

$session = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $sitename $termStore = $session.TermStores[“Managed Metadata Application”] $group = $termstore.CreateGroup(“My New Group”) $group.Description = "My Term Group" $...
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Search suggestions not working in SharePoint 2013

I have made sure search suggestions are enabled, as per the kb http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441.aspx, however when I go to Enterprise Search centre and start typing, no suggestions ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standalone VM for Development good enough?

I'm building a VM for SP 2013 development. Will be developing Solutions, WebParts, Custom forms, Dataviews, Business Data Connectivity, Custom Fields, inline Jquery, SSRS reports for deployment into ...
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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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Porting Web Parts to Office365 (SharePoint 2013 )

I've been in the process of developing a site in SharePoint 2010, which is composed of a set of different Farm deployed Web Parts. I was wondering what the process was for porting them to SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 : how to target the audience of navigation link to “Everyone except external users”?

Well, everything is in the title : I have a Team Site, and i would like to configure an audience for a link on the Global Navigation. This audience should be "Everyone except external users", a SP ...
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how to resize webpartzone in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way around to resize web part zones? I'm using the layout Header, Footer and 3 columns. I added 2 text filters in each column zone. But the issue is I limited the size of the web part by ...
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Searching by views

Searching is hard to completely understand using SharePoint 2013. Is there a way to restrict search results to come from a certain view in document library? It is possible to build a query? I am ...
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List Using Old Version Of SiteAssets Form

I am using this great method for customising my forms, and it has been working perfectly until today. For some reason whenever I update one of my forms (NewFormExpert.html), it is not updating on ...
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Custom Tile-Based Menu

My Client has a huge farm solution and wants everything to be in the same farm solution so I'm restricted with the options of web parts. They want their custom tile menu NOT using the Promoted Links (...
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Profile being imported even if the OU containing the user is excluded

We are exluding a given OU from the profile import (OU=OLD): However, a user belonging to that OU still shows up in the people picker: Since the implementation of SharePoint here is really recent, ...
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Collapsible (accordion) Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint site within a site collection. That site has a couple of items in the left navigation, e.g. * Projects * Employees * Tasks Is there a way, that if I click on Projects, the ...
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SP WIKI: How to modify the left menu?

In our WIKI we have multiple articles, but unfortunately only the five latest entries show up in the left menu (see red area below). I tried to change this through the library settings and ...
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How to add Previous/Next buttons to SharePoint blogs posts?

How to add Previous/Next buttons to SharePoint blogs posts so I can navigate to previous or next post ?
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SPD 2013 Workflow

I have a "Team members" multiple person field that triggers an email to the people within the field. I do this by: If field is not empty send email. My question is... If the project manager adds a ...
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Enable/Disable “Like” button using REST API

I have a Likes count column in a custom list . I am trying to update the likecount from client side using REST API. If a user has clicked on Like once, then it should disable the like button for ...
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Changing Diagnostic Logging Level Works Incorrectly

We've changed the Diagnostic Logging levels to Critical and Trace Level to Unexpected. Unfortunately, even after a week of doing it, I still get a flood of logs with Verbose and VerboseEx levels. ...
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Get document ID with CSOM

I'm using the following code to get a document via its documentid in a ASP MVC application: ... // Get Document ID ctx.Load(uploadFile, f => f.ListItemAllFields); ctx.ExecuteQuery(); documentID = ...
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Can I prevent duplicates to a SP2013 list with a validation formula?

I have a SharePoint 2013 list and want to use 2 columns as sort of a natural key on the list, so when a user enters a new entry, if these 2 columns combined match an entry already in the list, it won'...