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Refer office icons programatically

In my SharePoint list i have column called DocType which has values Docx,XLsx,PPT,Link If you choose any of those I wish to display the Office icons accordingly. As I know these icons are located ...
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Share documents with users without permission

I have the following case: There are 2 departments with each having a separate site collection with a document library. Only the users from a department have access to the corresponding site ...
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Better logic to create CAML queries

Assume i have 3 checkboxes in my webpart Properties. Checkboxes are for selecting categories. In my SharePoint list i have multichoice column called category and values in it are CAT1,CAT2 and CAT3 ...
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [closed]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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Show AlertMe link not working in search results webpart

I checked on the "Show AlertMe link" in the settings in webpart properties of the search results webpart, but the status of it getting changed to unchecked when I edit it again. It is not getting ...
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Site Master Page Issue in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom master page (that includes top navigation, breadcrumb, etc.) created using Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. And I am using it as a site master page. Now I want to use this site ...
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Is there an OOB way to display an Outlook group calendar as a calendar overlay in Sharepoint 2013?

My company has a calendar we use in Outlook to display what dates members of our IT group are taking off for vacation. For previous versions of SharePoint, we rendered this page as an Outlook Web ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search not indexing newly added publishing pages

I have a publishing page library containing all of my posts. We are using search driven webparts to pull the search results and display to users. What we are seeing is that after a new page is ...
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iFrame shows no scrollbars

I have a simple iFrame within a content editor where I want to add SP content (dynamically via JS): This is working fine... <iframe id="VersionHistoryFrame" src="http://www.test.de" width="400" ...
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2013 Workflow Wait for Event Alternative

Let me start by saying I am very new to WFs. I am designing a 2013 WF in SPD 2013 and ran into a road block. As of right now my WF gets to a step where it checks to see if we need to create a new ...
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filter on multichoice column

In my list i have multichoice column... How to filter on it programatically.. I know to filter based on text column like below SPList oList = oWebsiteRoot.Lists["mylist"]; // list_name SPQuery ...
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Mass check out SharePoint 2013 when copying to SharePoint 2010, retain Version History

I need to move most of the contents of our current SharePoint 2013 site, to a SharePoint 2010 site (due to Corporate merger). I have mapped the network drives so I can just drag and drop what we need, ...
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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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Page Icon Connected to Welcome Page

This is a very simple question, but not 100% sure. Scenario: I would like to change the URL of the icon for a sub-site without using code. During research and testing there are many ways by changing ...
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CSOM get document by ID

I'm using the following CSOM code to retrieve a document title by id: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://sharepoint"); List oList = context.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("Documents"); ...
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Use Sharepoint for news publishing

Our vendor has set up a Sharepoint installation and created a publishing portal with a pages library. So far, so good, but we have the following questions about this implementation: It seems ...
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Access Denied Error on Menus

Using the URL, users are able to authenticate and access our root site but the Nav Bar menu and side menu do not display. They just display "Error". However if a user access the site using the server ...
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Using an XsltListViewWebPart in a Page Layout, pointing to a relatively located list

I am trying to create a page layout with an XsltListViewWebPart that, no matter what site collection or subsite you're on, so long as that web has a list with that name, it will use it. At the ...
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Standard vs Datasheet list view filtering

We were working on creating a new view for a list with several filter conditions. Our test view was a standard view and we worked out the combination of conditions and sequence of AND/OR to get the ...
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How to exclude Local SharePoint Site results from Enterprise Search Center?

We're currently using our Enterprise Search Center to search several file shares. We'd like to be able to add the capability for users to search their site collections for any files that are on that ...
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Set-SPEnterpriseSearchTopology : Topology activation failed during attemt to fix degraded index

Im trying to fix a degraded index, using the script from this post. How do I fix a degraded SharePoint 2013 index partition when there is only one of them? But the last line ...
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Sharepoint 2013 (welcome Page) Search People missing from page layouts

Any kind 2013 gurus out there can tell me how to get it to pop up there? I got publishing features/infrastructure enabled on both site collection and site levels...
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multi checkbox webpart properties

I wish to provide option to Select multiple option in my webpart Properties. Below code only allows me to Select one option. How to Select multiple options? Private colorPicked As MyColors Public ...
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Export List content type SharePoint 2013

I'm having 10 content types in a SharePoint 2013 List. I want to export all content types separately using PowerShell scripts or any. Note: List content type
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Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 site collection. And I have an Issue Tracking list, where I want to perform these actions on it once a day (at 12:05 AM):- Check if a column named "Review Date" of ...
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will the workflow that get started by a Retension Policy , run for each item inside the list

I am working on SharePoint 2013 site collection. and i want to be sending emails & update list items if the item has a status of "New" & its review date = Today. To achive this i did the ...
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Authenticate users to SharePoint 2013 on primise from JavaScript

I am trying to connect my mobile app to on premise SharePoint 2013 server. I have followed some of the blogs on authenticating using JavaScript but all of them are explaining to connect SharePoint ...
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Filter List View on publishing page by current navigation term?

I'm currently trying to create a mostly dynamic intranet site using managed metadata navigation and a couple carefully designed lists & libraries. I successfully created a custom page layout, ...
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Checked out files by all users

Is it possible to create a view of all checked out files by all users. I already created a view to see all checked out files by the logged in user with: [me] I am wondering if it is also ...
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Is It Possible to assign authorization to views?

I wish that in My site some users can see a view. Are there more authorization options in addition to personal and public view?
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Document ID URL opens excel File write locked

We have some issues cause our users often are using the document id link. So when a document id link of an excel file will be opened the excel file is not editable. There's also no possibility to get ...
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Opening documents redirecting to search after changing DNS

Open documents is not working correctly any more after changing the DNS settings and configure the alternate access settings. All documents (from before this change) in my library are (suddenly) ...
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Custom list for use in subsites

Environment - we have the SharePoint that comes with Team Foundation Server. We have a top level project overview site and beneath that we have subsites for all our projects. We have been using the ...
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Open Visio file in Browser but other formats in native client applications

We have SharePoint 2013 intranet portal. I have created a team site with a document library that holds various office file formats like Word, PowerPoint, Excel files. At present I have set the ...
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Subsite managed navigation - page not found

I want to use Managed Navigation to show a current navigation menu, for a subsite only. I've created a term set with friendly URLs, and the terms are showing in the nav. Problem is, I sometimes get ...
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SharePoint 2013 migration

I have a SharePoint 2010 Web Application in Windows Authentication mode. Can I directly migrate them to SharePoint 2013 Claims/Form based authentication Web Application? I am planning to use third ...
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Can not change or update log events in usage and health data collection service in sharepoint 2013

Run central admin from one of app server where c.a hosts. And Monitoring > Configure usage and health data collection> and trying to changing the log events, When I unselect some events and click ...
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Is creating a Timer Job in SharePoint 2013 as a farm solution , a deprecated approach that i should avoid

I want to create a timer job in sharepoint 2013, the purpose of the timer job, is to loop through my list items and do these two actions:- Check if the "Review Date" of an item is met (Review date = ...
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How will the CreatedBy & ModifiedBy fields get populated incase we allow external users to send emails to a sharepoint list

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have added an Announcement list. then i configure the announcement list to receive in-coming emails from external users (users not defined inside our ...
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How to Set Specific Date and time in Field of SharePoint List

I have a requirement where we need to create a view in a sharepoint to filter items created after 4pm on Friday until next week 4pm on friday. This is what i have accoimplished so far. Created 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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Subsite Permission Re-inheritance

The oddest thing has happened with my permissions. I created a subsite. Within the subsite there are certain pages that I want to have unique permissions. So I gave each page on the subsite unique ...
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Document Library Not Returning Correct Search Results

Created a document library, but the search bar isn't returning the correct results. It returns some of the items, but also includes other items that have nothing to do with what was put into the ...
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Mobile version of the page not showing

I am trying to test the mobile version of a site. Mobile Browser View feature in enable and other sites in the collection appear OK on a mobile device. The error I get is..... Pages: home (Some ...
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Why are my field names wrong when retrieving data using the _api/lists REST api in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to retrieve data from a custom list in SharePoint 2013. I created the list with several fields: Title (single line text) Subject (single line text) Release Date (date/time) Main Contact ...
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Upload multiple files with the same file name into the library

Probably this is a bit of a noob question, but... Is there any way to upload multiple files with the same name into the same library without use of folders (which are evil in SP :) )? My understanding ...
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Disable/enable the Distributed cache service

After experiencing a enormous slow Sharepoint installation with a minimum of active users I decided to stop the Distributed cache service. This turned SP in a fast and smooth application. This ...
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change Search api date format for rest api calls

I tried the below query in DEV environment and it worked. http://site//_api/search/query?querytext='(Path:someserverpath) (Date11>=27-02-2015) '&rowlimit=10&selectproperties='Title, ...
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No containers to display when all settings are correct

I am trying to sync SharePoint 2013 with AD and I am getting error: No containers to display The FQDN is correct: servername.domain.globaldomain.companyname.com The account name in use has ...
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Efficient way to Query Large lists to get little data

I am querying a large list with around 25000 items but the data returned is quite small, like 20 items top. Can you please let me know the best practices to do so, for e.g. orderby Indexed column. I ...