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Remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error when using REST Search API

I have the following code which runs fine until the getresponse method. When I copy and paste the full url on my browser, I can see a response xml without any issue http://screencast.com/t/IJQGxqUjNg ...
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How to make a REST call with a console application to the SEARCH REST API?

I have created a console application by using this tutorial: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2014/03/02/building-a-sharepoint-app-as-a-timer-job.aspx With some differences of course, in my ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online CQWP, using design manager can't filter on a managed metadata column

I reviewed a lot of articles and couldn't find anyone talking this issue. My issue is when I use Design manager to create a CQWP snippet, I always get error message when try to filter against a Page ...
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correct way to access office web app server external network

I have 2 servers. one With SharePoint 2013, another one With Office web app server. I have setup https://int.companyname.com and shpoffice01.company.com When I created the SPOfficeWebApp farm I used ...
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SP2013 - CQWP query override for tasks assigned to me

I'm using a CQWP, and I need to add more than three filters. The filters I want are: Status is not equal to Completed Status is not equal to Deferred Due date is less than Today Assigned To is equal ...
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SharePoint 2013, Metadata with extra information

I need to have Custom list that will contains list of People (not SP users) with basic information and to have one metadata field with extra information attached (years). Example: FirstName | ...
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Sharepoint 2013 SP1 not available

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 has been pulled by Microsoft, however I now face an interesting dilemma: I have a DB backup, and am trying to re-instantiate the server it should be attached to, ...
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Programmatically Gift Badge in Community Site

Does anyone know if it is possible to programmatically gift badges to users in SharePoint 2013 community sites? For example I would like to add an event receiver so that whenever anyone is added to ...
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Snippet Gallery - Ribbon disabled

I am trying to modify a master page following a tutorial. I have uploaded a master page to SharePoint 2013, and now I am customizing it. However, when I open the Snippet Gallery, all my controls in ...
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Error while deploying SP2013 Workflow from VS2012: NullReferenceException

I developed two features, one should deploy a workflow. After hitting F5 in Visual Studio 2012, I get a NullReference-Exception. Here is the output shown: ------ Deploy started: Project: ...
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View active Infopath Form Services sessions?

Is there a way to view if anyone is currently using InfoPath Forms Services (IPFS)? I'm concerned that if I deploy a Site Collection Feature - which will recycle the app pool - it will play havoc ...
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Can I add the sharepoint module to powershell? 2010 / 2013

I apologize if this has been answered but I couldn't find any answers to my question. I want to practice the power shell commands for Sharepoint (either 2010 or 2013) but I can't seem to find a ...
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Custom Sign In Page has an SPContext.Current that is always null

Important Update (based on feedback received so far) I do not have Visual Studio installed on the SharePoint 2013 Server. All code is compiled in Visual Studio 2012 remotely using references ...
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Visual Web Part as consumer of PPS Filter Provider

How do you turn an existing Custom (Visual) WebPart into a WebPart that is a Consumer-capable WebPart of Provider WebParts? References are applenty but very few are actual design patterns that ...
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Is it possible to show a 'My Activity' web part on a SharePoint site if 'My Sites' is not available?

Is it possible to show a 'My Activity' web part on a SharePoint site if 'My Sites' is not available? For example, say there's a SharePoint installation dedicated to particular (custom) SharePoint ...
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Webpart cannot be seen on page after adding. Error in ULS. Feature (wsp) = Webpart+ListInstance

Need some help on this one. We have deployed a webpart on LIVE server. On test server it worked fine. Now on LIVE we cannot see the webpart after adding to page. ULS: Failed to open the file ...
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SP2013: Display templates with pictures and after select a picture show info (title, description) in another div?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have a list with 4 columns (title, description, picture, url). I would like to create a search content webpart which is showing a table with the latest 6 items from this ...
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SharePoint 2013 App on Google Chrome

I added an app to my Site,it works fine on IE11 but if I try to use it from Chrome Browser (v34.0.1847.116 m) the browser asks me for user and password and never go through to the app. Even with ...
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NuGet package for Sharepoint 2013 app

I work on an app for SharePoint 2013 Foundation. I created it via New Project > Templates > Visual C# > Office/SharePoint > Apps menu. Template is called App for SharePoint. Now I want to connect to ...
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Using windows authentication in sharepoint 2013 configured for claims forms authentication

I am trying to access a SharePoint 2013 from axis2 webservice through a java application. The SharePoint 2013 is configured in both windows and claims authentication, now my code is like this ...
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SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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SharePoint 2013 app connected to PostgreSQL

I want to create an app for SharePoint 2013 (Foundation so far, soon to be paid version). I would love to include SP lists filled with data from sql query to PostgreSQL. Sounds easy, right? I am ...
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update external content type automatically based on sql table structure for external list sharepoint 2013

I have created an external list from a SQL server table. Now I have changed the structure of table and I also want to change the schema that I have created for my List. problem is that the external ...
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SP2010 upgrade to 2013 behaviour for link correction within office documents

I am currently testing upgrade methods from SP2010 Server to SP2013 Server using the detach, attach and upgrade method. At some point in the process it seems to have edited all links within office ...
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SharePoint 2013 and people picker not working in custom C# aspx website

I have a custom C# aspx page that was created to be used inside of SharePoint 2010. It uses several people-picker controls. <SharePoint:PeopleEditor id="peopleEditorRO" runat="server" ...
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Sync folders in sharepoint 2013 to Surface rt 2

I have a sharepoint 2013, on premise installation. Everything are working, its published through forefront, using a bought certificate. The problem I'm facing are when I'm using a Windows RT device ...
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Office 365: am I part of farm administrators group?

Is there a definitive check that I can do to determine if my admin account indeed is a member of the Farm administrators group? I'm familiar with SharePoint 2010 but new to SharePoint 2013/Office ...
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Exclude homepage from being crawled

We have 20,000 site collections where the homepage has custom developed webparts, these webparts take long time to render, and therefore its slowing down the crawling process. I have created a rule ...
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How to apply search refinements (with checkboxes) before doing a search?

I have a page that has a search box web part and I would like to add some search refiners underneath the web part. See the example below: ___________________________________________ [ Search... ...
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App Catalog Unavailable Apps

I am using SP2013 Foundation. I create and publish a new app using VS2012. I create a new Site Collection Catalog but when I add the app to the site, the Product ID is not visible and the app is the ...
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How do I access SharePoint from HTML 5 page?

I am working on a web application using HTML 5. In this web application I need to post and get information from the Content Database in SharePoint Server 2013. I tried using REST API method but I ...
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CAML query not getting items in right order

I am trying this query, but it always return items in wrong order, function getListItems() { var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var list = ...
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Excel Services transparent similar to Reporting Services

When using the Reporting Services web part we have found that we can make the background of the report transparent so that what ever back ground is used in Sharepoint will show through the table. Is ...
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Import discussion board from excel list

While migrating a from one sharepoint 2013 server to another I am still stuck at getting the discussion board from the old server to the new one. I was able to export the old discussion list into an ...
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SP2013 Foundation, Primary Site Collection Administrator no domain user

I am new in SP Foundation, I have to create a new Site Collection from the Central Administration. I have to set the Primary Site Collection Administrator with a local user, I have no domain and my ...
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Accessing SocialTagManager with anonymous users

I have an issue using the SocialTagManager in sites when anonymous users access the class. In example public SocialTagManager SocialTagManager(string sPSiteUrl) { // Tried elevation, didn't work ...
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Yammer Embed Code - Height overriden (SharePoint App)

We have been using the 1.0.0.5 SharePoint Yammer App (wrapper around the Embed code). We had set a height on the WebPart, which up until today Yammer was adhering to. It appears there has been an ...
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How to change timeout for HttpSend activity?

I found myself in a situation when workflow send http request to a service and should take response from it. But the service works for a long time. So as a result I receive "Suspended" status in the ...
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Changing Mode from BrowseDisplayMode to Edit Mode

I have a custom webpart, i am trying to get to do a one-click transition from WebPartManager.BrowseDisplayMode to SPControlMode.Edit. Unfortunately, there is no direct means of transitioning between ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Dashboard Library Default Content Type

Yesterday, I ran into an issue trying to migrate my PerformancePoint 2013 dashboards from my test/dev farm into production using the Export/Import option. Previously, doing so did not present any ...
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SharePoint Search prevent showing results when loading page

I have a site with two webparts (search input field and search results). On each pageload it's searching for an empty string and returns all results, similar to "*". Querytext: {SearchBoxQuery}( ...
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How can I install list from English template in German SharePoint?

I have a list, that was customized with InfoPath. I exported it as template and wanted to create list from this template in another server. The original list was created in SharePoint with English ...
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SP2013 Custom Workflow Deployment issues

I have a custom sequential workflow that works fine when deployed from Visual Studio in my development environment. To deploy to the test environment I follow the following procedure Deactivate ...
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Filtering & Redirecting emails sent to ShPt Document (or drop-off) library

A client has the following requirements (SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition): Send an email (with attachement) to an email address that feeds into a SharePoint library. Before depositing anything in ...
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Creating a searchable phone directory in SharePoint 2013

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have setup the user profile sync with AD. Is there a way to create a phone book in SharePoint? I have found an OOTB solution. I am following this article. I have ...
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App Part VS Webpart

What is difference between an app part and web part in sharepoint 2013 ? I only know apps load inside an iframe .
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Adding branded Quick Launch Menu to a 2013 Custom Layout Page

I have build an html master page with bootstrap header and footer, referenced JS and CSS. Not much in the way of snippets apart from a search box in my header. All good Ok, now I have created some ...
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Can I toggle Named item in one Excel Web Access web part via a filter web part

I have two charts that are named as follows in one workbook: ChartX (line chart of revenue) ChartY (bar chart of happiness) The workbook has been uploaded to our Sharepoint sub-site. In a web ...
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Get list items created by logged in user with REST api

How can I get all list items created or changed by the currently logged in user with this function? What's the correct query? // Getting list items based on ODATA Query function getListItems(url, ...
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Reading a list from a web application in central admin programatically

I have created a suitelinks delegate control which i want to read from a central list of links. This list was created in a central web application so someone that isnt a farm admin can add / edit ...