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Creating custom Master Page causes Lists to appear merged with it

Using Design Manager I converted a HTML file into a master page. (This was a simple logo with drop down menus). I then set it to be the default master page for one of my sub sites. The idea is when I ...
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How can I add a site title refiner?

We have hundreds of subsites, one for each project. Inside each subsite, different document libraries and content types. Sometimes when searching, we get matches from different subsites. How can I ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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SharePoint 2013 and javascript

What is meaning of OnDemand scripts and what is not-on-demand scripts? In SharePoint 2013, when do we use SP.SOD.executeFunc and when to use ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded ? What is best practice?
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Page layouts and render format

We are trying to customize how a catalog-item reuse page work in a cross-site publishing scenario. We have our catalog hooked up and are using the page to successfully show data in our publishing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - custom page layout looks different (messed up) in Edit/Content Author Mode

This question is about Sharepoint Custom Page Layout that looks different (messed up) in Edit(Content Author) mode. What is causing this? When the page is published or checked in - it looks ...
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how to work with the xml from an infopath form?

I deal with infopath forms with client object model and now I want to add new nodes to the xml, I had goten something with the code below: XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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Right way of stopping search on sharepoint 2013

helps right way of stopping search service on sharepoint foundation 2014, steop by step. Thanks You <html><html>
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Developing Apps in Sharepoint

I want to learn how to develop apps for SharePoint. I created a new developer site collection. When I try to install NAPA I get the following message "Sorry this app is not supported on your server." ...
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SP2013 Cannot create “_catalogs/masterpage”

I have created in my VS2013 solution a Masterpage module. The problem is that during feature activation I encounter a message 'Cannot create "_catalogs/masterpage', as if the feature was not being ...
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Date Format in Page Layout

I am working in 2013 enviroment and want to change the output format of a datefield (currently german date "DD.MM.YYYY") to "DD. Name of Month YYYY". Is this possible via Page Layout, especially in ...
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how to dynamically assign approver in workflow?

We have a document library in which users upload document along with some meta data like doctype. There is another list that has mapping of doctype and approvername. There is a 2013 desigber work ...
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how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
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How to insert an item in a repeating section of an infopath form with client object model?

I need to access a repeating section from client object model to create some rows. In each row of the repeating section, how do I include picture objects to create a "thumbnail gallery" in the ...
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what happens if I change the values of a list that is used as dropdownlist in an infopath form?

I want to know what happens in the next scenario: I got a dropdownlist that comes from a list in sharepoint with the values 1,2,3 and I fill many forms with this data, then I delete this values from ...
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how to queue Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File.SaveBinaryDirect operations?

I want to upload images to sharepoint via client object model but the images are so big and I would like how to queue this uploads in an asp .net app to not break because of the delay of the upload of ...
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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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Lync Presence Image not matching in IE

I am trying to create a custom Lync presence indicators. They work perfectly in Chrome & Firefox but IE is causing problems. Chrome IE I have a couple of errors on the page but none that ...
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How to build a product list for product ID?

I have about 20 vendor libraries with productID, price, additional fields. I can't combined the document libraries into one because it will get really big (20-30k). All I need is to have productID ...
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SharePoint 2013 Searching multiple Site collections?

Is there a Search or Portal site Hierarchy/ Structure option in SharePoint 2013 that would enable a searching of specific and multiple site collections (not just Search all) We opened a ticket with ...
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FileType Refiner with BCS Content Source does't work

I've installed the file connector sample from MS (link). Everything seems ok and the search is working well. But I can't get the FileType refiner working. What I've done yet: Changed the mime type ...
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Should “Search Query and Site Settings Service” run on all servers in a SP2013 farm?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 farm of 6 servers configured like this: SQL Server (Clustered) SQL Server (Clustered) Front End (Load balanced) Front End (Load balanced) Search Query, Central Admin, some ...
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good tutorial to learn using Sharepoint 2013 with powershell

I am looking to create some scripts that I will need for my SharePoint, but my power-shell skills are very bad. Is there any good tutorial that will help me become better at it ? It can be anything ...
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Installed CU but server doesn't think so

I installed KB2880552 onto all the servers in my SharePoint farm. After the update ran, I went to our CA server and started the PSConfig executable. The application reports that one of my servers ...
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Aggregate multiple task lists into one “Master task list”

I just started working with SharePoint and I have one question. I have multiple team sites under one site collection. I'd like to aggregate all of these task lists into one giant "master task list" on ...
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Add font to drop down on SharePoint online

Is it possible to add a font like Arial to the list of available fonts when editing a wiki? we have SharePoint online so we don't have access to any back-end folders.
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': A task was canceled

I have a SharePoint server which is otherwise operating normally, but all of a sudden Visual Studio refuses to deploy SharePoint solutions. It's worked normally in the past. It is now giving an error: ...
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Overwrite Library Word file with PDF and keep SharePoint Document ID

We are moving from Documentum to SharePoint 2013, and are trying to test whether we can check out a Word file from a SharePoint library and then when I check in the file, overwrite it with a PDF ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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How to track web request made to sharepoint site from remote computer

I am trying to connect IBM datastage application to a sharepoint list using soap web services. I am using GetList and Getlistitems to get the data from sharepoint list. While doing this i can ...
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Office Web Apps shared by multiple farms

Our environment consists of 3 SharePoint 2013 farms: Production, Test and DR. The Production and DR farms are exact replicas from a physical architecture standpoint, and we are using SQL async ...
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Application Server Failed - Service Applications?

My only application server has failed, though I had configured Central Administration with high availability (it's accessible from my web front end server). I tried Googling my problem, though most ...
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In managed .NET CSOM, why do we have to load list to get items when we are already loading the web?

We are using managed .NET CSOM. We are loading the web. But when we try to fetch list names using web.lists, we get error. To resolve we have to load web.lists. Why do we have to load list to ...
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GroupWise to SharePoint document library exportation

I want to migrate the document library of GroupWise to SharePoint. I have no idea how I can make this migration. I have around 300 users and I should also take care of user permissions. My idea was to ...
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Open Custom Action Ribbon Button in a New Tab

I have a few custom actions running on both the edit and new forms of a specific list in SharePoint 2013 Standard. I'd like these custom actions, which are a link to a web url, to open in a new tab ...
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Sharepoint project site template

We want to create a custom site template for our projects. A good idea would be a modification of project site template which is already offered in SharePoint. We are an IT company so have you come ...
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ReferenceError: SPClientTemplates is not defined

I am trying to use the client-side People Picker and I can't get it to initialize the people picker due to SPClientTemplates not being defined. I am following MS documentation line by line but cannot ...
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Draggable / floating Web Part Properties dialog

I have a pretty tight design that has a fixed width. However, when editing a Web Part, the dialog gets cut off or sometimes doesn't get display at all because of the frame's overflow. I would like to ...
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Geolocation - enter latitude and longitude directly

The GeoLocation feature allows users to enter longitude and latitude directly through a window when setting up or editing an item. I would like to be able to either a) calculate the geolocation from ...
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2013 Publishing Site Template Creation Tutorials or Help?

I'm working on a (my first 2013) Publishing site and am trying to find information or a tutorial on how to add the controls to a custom template. For example, I downloaded the free ShareBoot Template ...
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How to add custom application with SP2013

I created a custom application thanks to this site. So I have a .aspx and a .aspx.cs files (and a aspx.designer.cs). As I'm not a developer, my question is : How to add this "custom" application ...
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how to check if domain group has any kind of permissions to web after ensure

I am adding user to web, he might be added or might not be. I want to only give him permissions if he already doesnot have/has. How can i check. SPSite site = new SPSite(webUrl); ...
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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running SQL queries results in an unsupported state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that when an item is ...
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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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For which fields get snippets created when editing a page layout in SP 2013?

As mentionend in the topic. When editing a page layout in a given enviroment I'm missing some snippets for fields in design manager, I want to add to the page layout. Maybe there is a mistake in the ...
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How do I check if a collection is empty?

I can't figure out how I can do a simple null check on a Collection variable in a workflow. The variable is populated by a GetDynamicValueProperties activity, so it can (and will be, under certain ...
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Access denied by Business Data Connectivity error for anonymous users when accesing external list

I have created an external content type which displays the data from the SQL table. And the external list's data I am displaying the web part. The site is to be made available to the anonymous users. ...
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How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? [duplicate]

How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? Onclick of this it should open a application page in modal popup.
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How to add a custom action to the list ribbon?

How to add a custom action to the list ribbon? The custom action should open a sitepage in modal popup.