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How can we create new options in SharePoint doc library ribbon?

We are using SharePoint 2013 for intranet portal. Not apps. We have a document library with documents. On clicking the document library we can see the list of documents. I want to place a clickable ...
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Create Workflow programmatically

I'm about to create a custom workflow editor application for creating, configuring and publishing basic SharePoint 2013 List workflows. I've found this A new and interesting feature of the ...
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Office documents are downloaded instead of opened

I am having an issue with documents such as Word and Excel being downloaded instead of opened via Office when accessed via a direct URL in SP 2013. I might expect this behavior in Chrome or Firefox, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Won't Update

I have a 2013 SharePoint hosted app. I made some changes and went through the update process (changed the app version, kept the id the same, uploaded the package to the app catalog and updated the app ...
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CSOM / Webservice multilingual provisioning site columns, lists,

Is it possible in SharePoint 2013 to create site columns, content types, lists, libraries, ... in different languages (so, with different display names) by CSOM (client server object model) or a ...
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serialize SPListItemCollection through WCF sharepoint 2013

My question is simple, how to get ( or retrieve ) json serialized SPListItemCollection through WCF service ? tried to use NewtonSoft for .Net, but it's throw an exception when try to serialized it. I ...
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Issues with SharePoint Security Trimmer control

I notice that using the security trimming control (say for RibbonBox) only hides the content, I want something like display:none, can we achieve this?: CASE 1: ...
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Only show most recent edits in alerts

I have a blog site in which I've set up a weekly email alert on the Posts list but I can't seem to find the sweet spot of what it should show. Originally I had set it to send me alerts on "All ...
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Org Browser start at a specific user for SP 2013

I have added an Organization browser to a page and was able to have it visible using the below code. What I am wondering, is how I can have the browser begin with a specifc user and not the viewing ...
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Site Feed doesnt work on Blank Site

If I create a team site and add a site feed to it, it works. It shows the title: Newsfeed, and input box and the line that says "It's pretty quiet here. Invite more people to the site." When I create ...
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How to find the creation date of the Web Application?

I wanted to find how the count of the web application in the farm increases in the past year. For this I wanted to find out the date when each web application is created. Is there anyway to find the ...
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After add a new WFE server, cannot login sharepoint sites

Original we only have one all-in-one server. Recently we add a new server (VM) and decide to use it as WFE. The old one will become APP server. I followed the procedure here: ...
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How to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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Disable “Quick edit” for list

How do I disable this function from XML? Anywhere in Content Type or List Definition or List Instance?
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SharePoint redirects to the site home page when I save an item with a Rich Text Field

Update - It seems the Cisco Netscaler is causing the problem. Now I have server access (and bypassed the NLB by going direct to the WFE) then everything is working again Solution - It seems Cisco ...
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VS2012 won't deploy my SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Well, I have got the same problem as this guy with the equally titled thread. I want to add a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to my App Web. It is a list Workflow. Workflow Manager and Service Bus are ...
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Organizing my data under the metadata navigation term store

I am working on a Wiki library for our company. The idea of the wiki is to organize our work per department, then per project. For example for our financial dept we will have the following hierarchy:- ...
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How to re-use existing Search Results from a separate custom web part?

I want to leverage the information in the current Search Results on other custom controls and web parts on the page. In this instance I am talking about either the Content Search Web Part or Catalog ...
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Filter and sort related data from multiple lists

I've been working on ways to collect data from a few lists, do some calculations on it and set up user controls to filter/sort that data. Ultimately I want a web part (or similar) that a user can use ...
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Is it possible to turn on Site Collection auditing programmatically using CSOM/JSOM?

I'm creating sites/site collections using CSOM (client code) via an autohosted App. I need to turn on site auditing but can't seem to find any way to do this programmatically. Any ideas would be ...
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SharePoint 2010 masterpage project messes up the SharePoint 2013 site

We are upgrading SharePoint 2010 projects to 2013. Currently working on master page project. This project has an module with the masterpage file, code in this file is copy paste of v4.master with ...
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Can I create a workflow for an Excel spreadsheet?

I have an Excel365 spreadsheet in my Sharepoint13 user account which I am sharing with everyone except external users. Everyone needs to update this sheet, so I would like to create a workflow for it. ...
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What to do with error message “Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. ”

When I tried installing SharePoint Server 2013 I retrieve a error message. "Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. your should uninstall Windows Server Appfabric and reinstall it using ...
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XsltListViewWebPart Custom Filtering on Query String with paging

We are working on a solution to use custom query and paging inside a XsltListViewWebPart. This work,s but the paging does not work: var doc = new XmlDocument(); ...
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Garbled display of discussion list with raw HTML codes

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that was migrated to SharePoint 2013. When I go to view a discussion page, each entry in the discussion is displayed as raw text with HTML codes displayed (making it ...
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Projectserver loading resources

The problem is that I can't get my resources out of the ProjectContext. I can get the project names but then something goes wrong and i get this warning: Error: The collection has not been ...
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XsltListViewWebPart cross site view unexpected error

We are programmatically adding an XsltListViewWebpart to a SPWeb in SharePoint 2013 Server. The web part is configured to show tasks from a list and view on another spweb. It works fine until it ...
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Managed meta data navigation for my sites users

I want to have managed meta data navigation on my sites. Is there any way I can do using code or by JS ?
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How to add tooltips to sharepoint 2013 form fields

I am working with a User (sandbox) Solution created in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. I have been asked to add custom tooltips to the default new and edit form fields. I have not been able ...
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Cannot create new subsite in SharePoint 2013

When I tried to create a new subsite under a site collection, I get the error message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." after I click the "Create" button. I entered the newsbweb.aspx by ...
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How to automatically switch to Edit Mode after creating a page?

When adding a new page to SharePoint (through Pages list) and clicking OK, the user is redirected to Pages list. How to force SharePoint to open that page in Edit Mode? I've been thinking about ...
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Creating a Registration Form in SharePoint 2013

I need help with this task. I would like to create an app/webpart in SharePoint 2013 Foundation that displays a list of events. Users can see this and if interested can signup for which ever event by ...
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prerequisites for Auto hosted Apps Office 365

I want to build Apps for SharePoint 2013. The model that makes the most sense for me are Auto hosted apps. I already have an Office 365 SharePoint online account. But I absolutely have no Idea which ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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$inlinecount and $count missing in new OData API?

can anybody verify that in the new OData endpoint of SharePoint 2013 found at /_api/ does not implement the keywords $inlinecount and $count? ListData.svc has it implemented. Example: ...
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Disable site collection health check rule

Is there anyway of disabling/bypassing a site collection health check rule. For example, I want to bypass Missing Site Templates rule when I upgrade a site collection in SP 2010 mode to SP 2013. For ...
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...
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How to force auto-approval in a community sub-site via c#

I have created a sub site from the community template with unique permission. For my users I need to force the auto-approval. Is there a way to do it using management shell or C# code?
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Can't find update that has real-time co-authoring feature in OWA for on-premise version

On our SharePoint environment, we were able to have multiple users edit a document at the same time. I've read that there's an update (be it for OWA365) allowing users to actually see in real-time who ...
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Cross site publishing how to connect to catalog using powershell programmatically

Pro grammatically i would like to connect with available catalog in manage catalog connection using power shell. How to do that?
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Is it possible to update group permissions based on user profile?

In SharePoint 2013, is it possible to update group permissions based on user profiles? For example, we will have 50 team sites each with group permissions that each hold 10-50 users. Rather than ...
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Is there any way to profile or debug remote event receivers on SharePoint 2013 Online?

I have registered a remote event receiver using the SharePoint CSOM, by configuring a EventReceiverDefinitionCreationInformation object and adding it to a list. I can use Powershell (again with the ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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Profile link in people search results not encoded

I'm using Forms Based Auth using the SQLMembership provider and all seems to be working fine except for viewing user profiles from people search results. The search is creating linkw like: ...
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More than one sub folder in content organiser rule

I have a client who has a requirement that documents sent to their record centre are stored as such: Department Library - Country (folder) - Fund (folder) - Doc Type (folder) Country, ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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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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SharePoint 2013: Using JSOM, get a list of all sites user has access too

I was looking at the JSOM documentation, but couldn't find a nice way to spin through all site collection and sites to show a user what they have read access to. Is this possible using JSOM and a ...
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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...