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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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SharePoint 2010 masterpage project messes up the SharePoint 2013 site

We are upgrading SharePoint 2010 projects to 2013. Currently working on master page project. This project has an module with the masterpage file, code in this file is copy paste of v4.master with ...
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Can I create a workflow for an Excel spreadsheet?

I have an Excel365 spreadsheet in my Sharepoint13 user account which I am sharing with everyone except external users. Everyone needs to update this sheet, so I would like to create a workflow for it. ...
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XsltListViewWebPart Custom Filtering on Query String with paging

We are working on a solution to use custom query and paging inside a XsltListViewWebPart. This work,s but the paging does not work: var doc = new XmlDocument(); ...
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Garbled display of discussion list with raw HTML codes

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that was migrated to SharePoint 2013. When I go to view a discussion page, each entry in the discussion is displayed as raw text with HTML codes displayed (making it ...
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XsltListViewWebPart cross site view unexpected error

We are programmatically adding an XsltListViewWebpart to a SPWeb in SharePoint 2013 Server. The web part is configured to show tasks from a list and view on another spweb. It works fine until it ...
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Windows Authenticated API calls failing when I use a custom sign-in form for FBA

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured for both Windows Authentication and FBA (which is working fine). I also have some code which executes a CSOM request using windows credentials, ...
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Cannot create new subsite in SharePoint 2013

When I tried to create a new subsite under a site collection, I get the error message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." after I click the "Create" button. I entered the newsbweb.aspx by ...
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How to automatically switch to Edit Mode after creating a page?

When adding a new page to SharePoint (through Pages list) and clicking OK, the user is redirected to Pages list. How to force SharePoint to open that page in Edit Mode? I've been thinking about ...
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Update panel not working in Safari browser

I have a visual web part in which one button and a label inside an update panel. When I run the web part in IE and Firefox it works fine but it does not work in Safari. My declarative part is: ...
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How to force auto-approval in a community sub-site via c#

I have created a sub site from the community template with unique permission. For my users I need to force the auto-approval. Is there a way to do it using management shell or C# code?
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Cross site publishing how to connect to catalog using powershell programmatically

Pro grammatically i would like to connect with available catalog in manage catalog connection using power shell. How to do that?
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Is there any way to profile or debug remote event receivers on SharePoint 2013 Online?

I have registered a remote event receiver using the SharePoint CSOM, by configuring a EventReceiverDefinitionCreationInformation object and adding it to a list. I can use Powershell (again with the ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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More than one sub folder in content organiser rule

I have a client who has a requirement that documents sent to their record centre are stored as such: Department Library - Country (folder) - Fund (folder) - Doc Type (folder) Country, ...
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Event Log: Faulting application name: Fabric.exe, version: 1.0.960.0

I'm working on a SP2013. It was setup by someone else. I fixed most issues. But then I found there is this entry in event log. It happens frequently. Anyone knows anything about this error? ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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How to create user portion of access token for high-trust app?

I am trying to get an on-premise, provider-hosted application to be logged-in when the user is logged into SharePoint, and logged out when the user logs out of SharePoint, so essentially a "federated ...
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Custom form for custom list causing “A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:)”

I am working on trying to convert a custom sandbox solution to work with SP2013 Online. I can get the feature to activate, and all of our lists are created. However, the custom form we use for the ...
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Bulk find and replace error in Sharepoint 2013 Designer

Two part question. My issue was removing the "recentchanges" from all of my wiki pages. I tried to add a div around the recent changes menu as below: . <div style="display:none;"> ...
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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning discrepancy SPLimitedWebPartManager AddWebPart versus manually adding

I've exported a XsltListViewWebPart with all of my settings to a .webpart file. I have added this to the webpart gallery in several site collections, I can edit a page add the webpart and it somehow ...
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Change logic for event receivers in an already deployed solution

I have a sandbox solution that has list schemas, visual web parts, custom pages and actions, workflows and a couple event receivers. Yes, one big mess of a thing, but I needed to pack everything up in ...
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SP looking for CSS files in the wrong place

Environment: SP2013 Enterprise, custom master page, Dreamweaver I've made a custom master page complete with its own CSS. My style sheets are linked near the bottom of the <head> like so: ...
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Provisioning publishing pages with custom webparts in SharePoint 2013

I have a sandboxed solution where i provision publishing pages with custom web parts. Like this: <Module Name="CustomPage" Url="$Resources:cmscore,List_Pages_UrlName;" ...
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SP 2013 search: SiteTitle managed property not populated for all content

We have a custom search integration with SharePoint. In 2010 we relied on the SiteTitle managed property to be populated for all content items returned by search queries in order to populate a custom ...
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Configure welcome pages on sites and subsites with powershell

I have to configure the welcome page for all my sites, and sub-sites. Is it possible to add content in the welcome page ? I mean : a little text, a calendar, and sections on the page's right side ...
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SharePoint 2013 Community - How are they not integrated into the Newsfeed?

Yes, Yammer will replace social stuff with SharePoint Online. I still want to get the Communities to work the way they are supposed to work and right now they seem buggy / not useful. Suppose we have ...
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Is there an avilable Fix for the Managed metadata navigation Bug in sharePoint 2013

I am facing this bug on my "Publishing Site ---> enterprise wiki Template" inside SharePoint server 2013. and when i tried to specify the target page manually as mentioned in this link it did not work ...
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Sub-sites contributors and reader are unable to view the sub-site navigation

I have created a term store using the site collection administrator. And I associate this term store with a sub site navigation. But the problem I am facing is that the sub-site readers and even the ...
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Possible to have the same Search Navigation across all sites in a site collection in SP2013?

Just like using scopes in SharePoint 2010, is it possible to assign the same Search Navigation options to all sites in a site collection, so they share the same verticals?
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Docacl Output Property in Content Enrichment Sharepoint Search 2013

We are attempting to output a docacl via a content enrichment service in SharePoint Search 2013. I have linked the managed property to a crawl property and am trying to register as such: $ssa = ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 using without SharePoint

Office Web Apps 2013 is now standalone service product. SharePoint used it from iframe like this https://officewebapps.contoso.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx? sharepoint_doc_handler_url + accesstoken ...
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Creating a Categories term store to manage my Wiki Pages Vs creating multiple wikis sub-sites

I want to create a publishing site which have enterprise wiki to store and manage internal procedures for our company, so I find that there are two different approaches which I can follow to organize ...
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How to get a client context for App in provider-hosted Apps?

I use a provider hosted Apps, so need to work with an App Web and Lists. Could anybody provide a code snippet to get ClientContext() of the App? Can I do something like this? Uri appWeb = new ...
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SharePoint/Exchange Calendar Overlay - Different Domains

We're using SharePoint 2013 internally and use a third-party provider for Exchange. This presents a problem when using Exchange calendar overlays in SharePoint as they're not on the same domain. Is ...
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List event receivers not triggered after quick editing/grid editing

I have a custom Sharepoint 2013 list with event receivers attached to it (adding, updating, deleting). However, it looks like the event receivers are not triggered when the user is adding/editing in ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 on different domain

Does anybody know if it's possible to connect a SharePoint 2013 farm to an Office Web Apps farm that's on a separate domain? I tried to set it up using the steps documented in ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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Chrome font rendering issues

Basically, the issue lies with Chrome, as it will not render ttf fonts properly using antialiasing. A popular fix is to order the @font-face directive so that the svg-font is first. Only Chrome will ...
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How to add the standard sharepoint list item context menu?

we have written a webpart that outputs titles of list items. We now want to add to each of those items the standard flyout menu (see the picture) below, but don't know how so far. Can you help us out ...
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Sort pages by comments (note board items) count

I'm using Note Board (SharePointPortalControls:SocialCommentControl) for comments implementation in my custom page layout which is assignet to each page in Pages library. How can I sort these pages by ...
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Are Display Form FieldControls used in 2013 Custom Field Types?

When using a Custom Field Type that has a Field Control (provided by FieldRenderingControl), it seems that the Field Control isn't used when rendering data on the Display Form if the SPField.JSLink is ...
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How to get communities of a SPUser

I need to know if there is any way to get from a SPUser the number of communities he is joined, I mean, not using the "What's happening" webpart. I want to build up a page with a Webpart that renders ...
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Has the search alert API in SharePoint 2013 changed from the 2010 and Preview 2013?

I previously developed a Visual web part to programmatic-ally create Search alerts based on the user input. I used a text box to capture the text and create a Query using the Keyword Query Class. Then ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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How to display the contents of a document set on a page?

I want to display the contents of a document set (that contains both folders and files) on a page (with the same structure as they are in the document set like folders and files). How to achieve ...
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MVC web api in sharepoint 2013 farm solution

How to consume the MVC web api in SharePoint 2013 farm solution? When I try to consume with httpclient I cannot refer to the assembly WebApiRestService.WebApiClient, it's showing error as not strong ...
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How to stop Central Admin People Picker from showing results for both trusted identity provider and its associated claim provider

I have a trusted identity provider which is associated with a claims provider. Get-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuershows that ClaimProviderName is set to match the custom claims provider. This appears ...