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Connected Web Parts on Document Set Homepage Causing Error

On my document set homepage I have added two list view web parts. These two web parts are connected so the second is filtered based on the first. Environment 1 is selected by default on page load. ...
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how I can know if I have missing CU using “get-spproduct -local” command

I have SharePoint 2013 with build number = 15.0.4763.1000 which represents October 2015 CU. now we have installed the security updates for December 2015. but when I run the product configuration ...
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Set Default user when EnsureUser fails

I made the following Powershell script to check if a user exists in Sharepoint 2013: $siteCollUrl = "http://my-sharepoint-site" $spSourceWeb = Get-SPWeb $siteCollUrl; $test_user = "CONTOSO\...
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News Solution with SharePoint 2013 on-prem

I am struggeling with something: Requirement: Each team / teamsite (http://sp13/teams/it) should have the option to create a news element. The news element has the option where it should be shown ...
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how to export BI report to excel

We deployed bi dashboards in our web application using the performance point service and it enable annonymous acess for users without login they can view. but when they trying to export it ask ...
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central admin “The server farm account should not be used for other services” error and timer service fail to start

As per above image, I remove user from farm admin group,which assign in timer service account But though it's fail to start "Timer service" and another error regarding "SP timer service" is "missing ...
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Unable to expand on 'yes/no' list field

I have 2 lists, List1 and List2. List1 is a list of items which has an ID lookup to items in List2 I have a query which queries an item in List1 and then returns expanded values from the associated ...
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What is osssearchresults.aspx?

When I search for something on our SharePoint publishing site it initially loads this page: /sites/sitename/_layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx On that page I can choose 'Results found in Everything', ...
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Drag & Drop a New Version

When a file is drag and dropped into a document library that has versioning enabled (a document set in my case) and a file with that name already exists, SharePoint shows this message: But when a ...
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Calculate monthly occurance

I wanted to created a calculated SharePoint column which gives me a sum of the monthly occurrence. For example: During the month of July there were 7 occurrences so I wanted a calculated field to ...
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Rename List with powershell SP2013

I know this is a really simple task and I have done it a thousand times and it worked every time, but I cannot rename a list via powershell anymore. $List = $web.Lists["mylist"] $List.Title = "...
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Files moved with SPFile.MoveTo require a full crawl to be searchable

We've got a problem in our search-driven document management system, and I'm running out of ideas. A custom event receiver, on ItemUpdated() checks to see if the files metadata requires it to be ...
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SP 2013 SP1 - April 2015 CU

I just installed SP 2013 SP1 and I want to make sure latest CU is in place before I run config wizard. Will the April 2015 CU completes all the issues from SP1 to now? Are there any other CU or Hotfix ...
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Do we have to install App Fabric/Distributed Cache CU update in all servers in Farm?

I am thinking of patching App Fabric/Distributed Cache service in SharePoint 2013 farm. I have 1 WFE and 1 App Server and I only have one host in my cache cluster that is in WFE. Now while applying CU ...
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What does a member status value of “2” mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When users click "Join this Community" on a SharePoint 2013 community site, it automatically adds their name to the members list with a Member Status value of 1. Their reputation score starts at zero, ...
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Optimizing taxonomyTerm request

I'm working on a custom navigation webpart for SP2013 using the JSOM. Currently, a part of fetching the data from the termstore involves fetching all the terms and then getting data from the ...
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Retrieve subsites from site collection sort last modified date using CSOM

I want to retrieve subsites from current site collection. And it should be order by last item modified date. I am able to retrieve subsites by following code : channel_context = SP.ClientContext....
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Distinguish between approved and not approved items (REST api)

I don´t want to ask the same question here again. But to understand the origin of my question this could be helpful (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26054246/sharepoint-2013-fetch-only-last-...
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New-SPWeb : Cannot find an SPSite object that contains the following Id or Url:

While Running Following command: New-SPWeb -url "https://xyz.com/sites/" -name "apple" -template STS#0 I received following error: New-SPWeb : Cannot find an SPSite object that contains the ...
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Maximum length of SPSite Name and Description property values

Is there any reference to the maximum size for the Name and Description properties of a site collection?
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How does incremental crawl know what are the recent changed documents?

How does the incremental crawl know what are the recent changed documents? If by checking the SP modified date column, then what about external and non SharePoint sources and html web sites?
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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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Get users Manager using Client API

url: appweburl + "_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetUserProfilePropertyFor(accountName=@v,propertyName='Manager')?@v='" + seluser + "'", For my SP 2013 app I need to get a users manager and I'm ...
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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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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 2",Completed,"1","...
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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 (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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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-...