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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 ...
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How to Add file to Layouts folder in 14 hive Using Solution for SharePoint 2013

We have migrated our SharePoint Project from 2010 to 2013. All the code references have been changed with respect to 2013 solution. Now we need to add one html file in C:\Program Files\Common ...
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How to automatically update documents generated by another system as new versions?

We want to share documents in a SharePoint Document Library (SP 2013) which are automatically generated each week by another software system. These documents are in PDF and RTF format (maybe also ...
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Unable to Execute Workflow on List Items

I created a 2013 workflow in SharePoint Designer which causes news articles to unstick themselves from the top of the news list after 2 minutes (for testing purposes), but I am seeing this error when ...
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Office 365 : CSWP & Display template : display custom image when no results

I'm a little stuck on a problem where i'm sure you could help me : What i want : I want to add a Content Search Webpart to a page, which check all the items added today in a certain Image Library ...
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How to get top rated pages in content search web part

Hi I'm working on Content Search Web Part in SharePoint 2013. I've configured and getting document from all site collection. Now I want to get Top rated documents in Content Search web part. For ...
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Page refresh issue on check in document

We have a document library SharePoint 2013 environment and user uploads their document in it. To edit document, they check out document and then open it in word and make changes and then check back ...
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display webpart title based on variation

I have webpart properties called EnglishTitle and FrenchTitle for english and french variations. Currently when rendering pages, SharePoint displays Title first and I am changing that to English title ...
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FBA with two factor auth

I know the question is short, but I have never done this before, on SP2013 on premises. I need to configure FBA with 2 factor auth, can anyone guide me in the right direction.
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PDF conversion version issue

I am converting word files to PDF using word automation service using event receiver ItemCheckedIn event. I have selected major-minor version settings in Versioning Settings. in The code works fine ...
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AngularJS - Problems with ng-click

Following Angular Code does not work in SharePoint 2013 - On my local Machine it runs perfectly: <div ng-init="value = 'off'"> <button ng-click="value = { 'on': 'off', ...
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How to check SharePoint Installed in “SharePoint integration Mode”

Is Reporting Service Integration Mode available in the server farm or not. How to check? Environment: SharePoint 2013 Enterprice SQL Server 2008 R2
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Subsites created from a duplicated site collection have buggy default links

I've duplicated a site collection I had using Copy-SPSite. This site collection had a site template to be used for subsites. Strange thing is when I create a subsite in my new site collection that ...
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Can we have mouseover videos previews in SharePoint Search hover panel? like in Bing.com

I have a scenario in SharePoint 2013 Search that I need to display mouseover video previews in hover panel, just like the functionality in Bing search engine. Is this possible in SharePoint?
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How to retrieve workflows in powershell?

I'm trying to write a script to check the status of workflows in a list. I have tried a couple different ways but I never get anything to return. foreach($item in $list.Items){ $item.Workflows ...
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Adding additional label to term using javascript

I am trying to add a label to a term using the following code: var taxonomyContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var taxonomySession = ...
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Task List - Using a custom JS Link file, but keeping original menu options

I have added a 'Task List' app to my site. Out the box, when you click on the '...' menu option, you see a pop-up with a whole bunch of useful task list related details. However, I have also ...
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SharePoint URL contains extra string “My”

I created a web application then a My Site. When I restore my site, all links contains string "My" and no port in it. How can I remove it? This link: http://siteURL/my/default.aspx should be ...
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How do I update a multi lookup field using the REST API?

As the Title say, all what I need is update a column with multiple lookup values. This is how I set the metadata var someNumbers = [4, 5]; var itemMetadata = { '__metadata': { 'type': ...
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What's the point of xlmns:ie=“ie”?

Sharepoint page layouts often include the following markup: <div xmlns:ie="ie"> <!-- contents --> </div> What's the use of the attribute xlmns:ie?
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App Installation Service Timer Job Missing

I've got a SharePoint 2013 Development server that is having issues installing applications developed within Visual Studio 2013. When attempting to install, the job just continues to run and never ...
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Site Mailbox - System.NullReferenceException

I have set up site mailboxes on my farm, with no errors on the scripts. Adding the site mailbox app onto a site yields the following error: Could not contact the SharePoint Server The ULS log ...
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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 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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Delete site collection and send it to the Recycle Bin programmatically

On SharePoint 2013 I'm trying to delete a site collection programmatically and send it to the Recycle Bin. Through the interface is no problem, it goes straight to the Recycle Bin, but when it comes ...
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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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Ability to delete access requests

We are testing the access request functionality, and are trying to see if there's an option to delete access requests. We'd like to not have to either approve or reject, but rather delete the ...
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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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MySite navigates to person.aspx page rather than actual mysite

I have MySites set up to use a personal site location http://company.com/personal/, but when I try to navigate to my personal site, I get this URL instead: ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflows not Associating with List

On my SharePoint site I have 2 collections, '/' and '/sites/dev/'. Everything works properly on the root site, but with with dev site collection any 2013 workflows that I publish are not being ...
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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: ...