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Filter WebCollection using a List of Urls

I have a List that holds the URLs of the Subsites I want to retrieve. I need to use that as a filter (optimize the query) so when I query the SharePoint it only returns the webs I want to work with. ...
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Hide a navigation link from users that are not within a security group

I am working on a Team site inside SharePoint 2013. and i have created a new navigation link as follow, named "Business Risks". but my question if there is a way to hide this link if the user are not ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow initiator is System Account and the Task emails are not working

Here’s the scenario: I have a RunWithElevatedPrivileges method that adds a list item to my custom list. The custom list is associated with a workflow that gets triggered on Item Added. I have noticed ...
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Custom ContentBySearchWebPart without security trimming

I have a custom web part extending the ContentBySearchWebPart class to list all communities that the user isn't member of. I need the results not to be security trimmed, meaning all authenticated ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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How to find expiration date for SharePoint 2013 trial version?

I have a trial version of SharePoint 2013 installed. Where can I find the expiration date of my trial version. Thanks in advance.
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POST Request through WebProxy with JSON data

I want to make a POST request with JSON data to a REST API through the WebProxy. Therefor I make a request like: $.ajax({ url: "../_api/SP.WebProxy.invoke", type: "POST", data: ...
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Comments in SP2013 getting issue in Next Page?

I am in SP2013,in the home page of the blog having posts,for every posts having comments, in the first page of comments will show up to 10, when I'm clicking on the next it was throwing error like ...
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Upgrade Required SharePoint_Config

When I go to "Manage Servers in Farm" from Central Admin, I see a red alert that says "Upgrade Required" against web front end. When I run the stsadm command stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus , I ...
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How to make all documents inside Document Set use same properties as Document Set

I have a document library with following columns apart from the default ones. Reference Number Customer Name I created a new document set inside this library and set values of above fields. Then I ...
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Error in accessing Office 365 Developer site's URL in SharePoint App [JSOM]

I have created a SharePoint App for my Office 365 Developer site. The app is throwing an error when trying to access the Site's url. var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ...
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How to Hide Site Contents Link?

in a host named site collection using the team template, I would like to hide the Site Contents link, but cannot find any way to do it. does anyone know how? deleting it from quick launch editor does ...
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ItemUpdated not changing field values

I have a document library that should replace the Name column with the value from an Employee column. Code: public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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SharePoint Sites “page not displayed” in Server working fine in workstation

We recently applied Windows Server service pack in our QA farm. After-reboot i no longer can browse nay sites from Server themselves, but when i hit that web URL from my workstation they work fine. ...
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How do I show a single event on a page?

I want to display a calendar list entry on a page. I know the GUID of the entry, but I'm not sure which webpart to use. Basically I want to display the title, location, start time etc on a webpage. ...
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How to capture Output to varible In Custm task Process Sharepoint designer 2010 workflow

I am trying to create a custom task process workflow to create Site requests Worflow in my site. I couldnt execute it using Collect data with user because i had to send the request back to owner who ...
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Tracking What's New on your SP Site

I'm a new Admin in SP 2013, using a teamsite for a team of 70 in a single department. I would like to store, in SharePoint, our announcements of new or changed features so that anyone can go back and ...
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Make a 'Choice' field with Allow 'Fill-in' choices remember the choice

Im using the 'Choice' type for one of my lists, and would like the users to be able to add their own choices. I then chose True in "Allow 'Fill-in' choices". This works like a charm, but my users ...
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Remote development to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2013

Referring to the following question: Visual Studio 2013 remote development I have tried this method to setup my environment for remote development to my on-premises SharePoint server. However, it ...
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Getting user email from full name

I want to get email of users who are uploading documents in a library. You know there is a field called "Created By" which contain full name, so I want to read that name and then find that user's ...
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Search does not return results

We're using claims and securing site collections using the claims in SP2013. Security-wise, everything works as expected. We crawl the content and it appears the sites are in the index. We issue a ...
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App part settings - Select list or library

Im building a SharePoint-hosted app. The main functionality lies in an App part that needs to retrieve information from a task list from the same site. The administrator needs to be able to point out ...
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Open with Explorer in SharePoint 2013 not working

Hi we are currently experiencing error when accessing "Open with Explorer" in DocLib and davWWWRoot on our QA SharePoint 2013 Portal. After 3 log in attempt it show below error: ...
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how to allow users without “”Add and Customize Pages“ permission,” to add webparts .

I am running into a problem inside my enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint server 2013.The problem is that contributor users are not allowed to add web parts to the web pages. and they ...
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NullReferenceException when attempting to read from SPList on postback in UpdatePanel

I am developing a SharePoint 2013 Events Calendar Visual Web Part which relies on a SharePoint list to display event data asynchronously. I've tested the concept in a raw ASP.NET environment and it ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.Security namespace missing

I am making a custom timer job in VS 2012 that targets .Net Framework 4.5. I am using namespace Microsoft.SharePoint and Microsoft.SharePoint.Security but problem is it is showing following error: ...
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Httpcontext.session is null in Provider hosted app

I have a on premise provider hosted app and when i publish the web part on my local IIS server and uploading the app file to app catalogue and trying to access the default page, I am getting ...
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Daily email with newsfeed

I think the newsfeed on a mysite is one of the most important things in SharePoint 2013, because here i can see 'what's goin on'. So, i was thinking, for all those colleagues who didn't have time to ...
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Where can I find Microsoft.BusinessData.Infrastructure.SecureStore

I'm trying to access Secure Store credentials through C# but I can't find the assembly any where in /15 or my GAC. You would think this would be easy if it was a best practice. Any ideas where I can ...
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Increase Comment Control page size

I'm rendering a Comment control on one of my pages. However, it only displays 5 comments before you have to page to the next 5 comments. How do I increase this page size? There is no attribute or ...
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“Pause until” in workflow 2010

I have a problem on a client I have. The client contains a 2010 workflow in a hosted Sharepoint 2013, this workflow contains a break until a date that you enter. But that date being invalid because ...
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What are the ClientId and ClientSecret actually used for and under what circumstances can they be shared?

There are a myriad of references to how to generate ClientId and ClientSecret to register an app when working with the SharePoint appmodel. However, I can't seem to find any good documentation ...
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Programmatically view web.config

I used the SPWebConfigModification class to modify the web config (so I thought)*. I went through and looked at all the web configs that I knew of (layouts hive, config hive, iis virtual directories) ...
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My Issues (See issue tracking app items, just like My Tasks)

I really happy with my 'My Tasks' webpart on my mysite. This does exactly what we needed within our company. But, next to tasks, we even more work with issues. Is there perhaps a 'My Issues' webpart ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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Lookup Columns and Web Part Connections

I'm working on creating a Page Template which will display various content from different lists together based on a common lookup field which is in each list. I've created a new Content Type based ...
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URL decoding a string

I am retrieving data from a SharePoint list, and the results are displayed as follows: "He would say*&#160*;I can juggle multiple work to meet deadlines" How can I remove the &160?
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How to add an AD group to a SP group using REST api?

I managed to write a code that adds a user to SP group using REST and it just posts this data: { '__metadata': { 'type': 'SP.User' }, 'LoginName':'i:0#.w|domain\\user' } to here: ...
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Document validity in sharepoint 2013

I have some documents which are valid only for 3 months. It consists of some tax rates.Is there any possibility to show that the uploaded document is valid only for 3 months and further it should be ...
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Ok to install Workflow manager on single app server

I have a client which uses SP 2013, 1 WFE and one app server (for ~400-500 users). We currently dont have WF Manager installed and I wonder if any one have experienced any performance issues ...
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400 Bad Request while trying to add a user to a group using ShP 2013 REST api

I am having such a bad time trying to figure this out. I'm trying to add a user to a group by posting to: _api/web/sitegroups(8)/users The posted data looks like this: { '__metadata': { ...
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How to create a view showing all the task assigned to my group in a issue tracking?

I'm wondering if is possible to create a view and how of an issue tracking application that allows me to see all the tasks associated to my group.
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SharePoint Designer - Datasheet view in webpart

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 for building some customized webpages for SharePoint team site. I have created new blank .aspx page under sitepages folder. I inserted dataview by clicking ...
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Customize codebehind of sharepoint login page

I have created a new sharepoint site, which uses FBA Forms Based Authentication I am using Windows Server 2012 R2, ASP.net 4.0, Visual Studio 2013, and the Sharepoint 2013 FBA pack ...
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Fast Query Language wild card

I want to confirm my reading of wild card searching from the FQL syntax reference. Just a bit down the page in the Token expressions in FQL section it says: ...FQL supports prefix search... So ...
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Can you pause Workflow until current item is modified by a SharePoint Designer workflow or another programmatic method?

Is it possible to pause the workflow until current item has been modified by a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow action? Thank You The real question was: How to capture the date when workflow ...
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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SharePoint 2013 Media Web Part won't play on Android

I've added a media web part to my page to page a properly encoded .mp4 file. I've enabled blob caching in the web.config and made sure .mp4 was included in the mime types. The video plays on all ...
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Using Newsfeed as Employee Gratitude - default functionality?

I have activated the Site Feed feature on our publishing site based on this Answer: How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013? My client would like to leverage the OOB NewsFeed webpart so ...