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Implementing SSO in sharepoint 2013 with SAP

I am looking for a solution that will connect SAP from SharePoint. What is best way to create SSO in SharePoint 2013 to SAP. I am completely unaware of this type of requirement. Any one could explain ...
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Create Workflow programmatically

I'm about to create a custom workflow editor application for creating, configuring and publishing basic SharePoint 2013 List workflows. I've found this A new and interesting feature of the ...
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Office documents are downloaded instead of opened

I am having an issue with documents such as Word and Excel being downloaded instead of opened via Office when accessed via a direct URL in SP 2013. I might expect this behavior in Chrome or Firefox, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Won't Update

I have a 2013 SharePoint hosted app. I made some changes and went through the update process (changed the app version, kept the id the same, uploaded the package to the app catalog and updated the app ...
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How to re-use existing Search Results from a separate custom web part?

I want to leverage the information in the current Search Results on other custom controls and web parts on the page. In this instance I am talking about either the Content Search Web Part or Catalog ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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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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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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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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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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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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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2010 WebTemplate to SharePoint 2013

I had a SharePoint 2010 project that deploys a WebTemplate to the farm. I upgraded the project to make it compatible with SharePoint 2013 and updated the solution in SharePoint farm. Now, when I try ...
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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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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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Windows Live ID Compliance Guide

I've been following this guide to set up Windows Live ID authentication (http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Visual-guide-to-Windows-Live-ID-authentication-with-SharePoint-2010-part-1.aspx) and it makes ...
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Could not find HostController Service in server

I'm getting the above error message in the ULS logs and I can't seem to figure out where it comes from (obviously it has something to do with search, but I don't know what): Could not find ...
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Drag and drop functionality is creating folder instead of file

When we are dragging and dropping files in SharePoint 2013 document library folders are getting created instead of files. Folder are created with the Files name. For ex., if you upload a file with ...
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Missing Content Type: “Enterprise Wiki Page” missing in “Page Layout Content Types”

We have a 2 webapplications. One can create Enterprise wiki sites, the other can't. The ULS says missing contentType with ID ...
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Target Audience in CEWP Snippet not working

I am trying to add a CEWP snippet with Target Audience applied to a Page Layout. However the Target Audience is not working when I add a CEWP as a snippet. However, if I apply a CEWP to a Web Part ...
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Async wait till variable is set in the display template

I have a problem with excuting the script in the right order. I have a custom.js which is loaded at the top of the masterpage. The following function is included: var results; var followers; ...
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Performance Issue - AppRedirect.aspx taking long time to redirect to Provider Hosted App

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment with Provider Hosted App. In TEST environment, SharePoint is able to redirect to Provider Hosted App (via AppRedirect.aspx) in milliseconds. However in ...
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Sharepoint “forgot password” email redirectory

My organisation works in a direct sync environment so all our Microsoft products are linked via one account. Whenever a user clicks "forgot password" an email will be sent to the helpdesk and they ...
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Configuring the value of [Today] in sharepoint

I am trying to change the time zone settings that [Today] should follow. It is currently taking UTC-8 and I want to change that to UTC timezone. I tried changing the regional settings timezone at ...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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sharepoint search api timezone issue

Sharepoint search api seems to use a different timezone I created 5 new articles with today's date, but they are not appearing in the api search query. I have a search query rule which picks up ...
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How bad is it to put rdlc files in layout folder

How bad is it to put rdlc files in layout folder ? I want to add it to layout folder so that in my webpart code behind I will be able to call it then. I can't think of any other place, maybe custom ...
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ListFieldIterator for Edit forms

I've created New item form with ListFieldIterator but now I need to build one in EDIT and Display Mode. Can you guide me how to achieve it for Edit mode? Simply changing ControlMode = ...
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Setup item permissions using sharepoint workflow 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow that was created for us by a third party. There is one copy of the workflow deployed on a test install of sharepoint and one in production. It is applied to a ...
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SharePoint Workflow Subscription Service failed

I have one requirement to start the SP workflow through JavaScript. For this, i have wrote some lines of code to start the workflow.But I am getting a Subscription failed error due to undefined ...
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SharePoint web site asking for authentication in iOS and Apple mobile phones

We published our web application to the internet and it has publishing featureless enabled. I edited the compact.browser file in this path: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\<web ...
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Deploying default mvc provider hosted app

I am trying to test provider hosted apps. I created the default MVC application with no changes. The issue I am running into is permissions for the app. When I deploy with AppPermissionsRequests in ...
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Backup/Restore site collection with working list workflows?

Is there a way to backup and restore a site collection and still preserve all list workflows? I am backing up one of our production sites, but when I move it to staging all the workflows lose their ...
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Move Mysites with OneDrive on Premises

I have one farm which has a MySite for every user, each users desktop is then set up to use OneDrive for Business on the Mysite. I have begun testing a migration technique to get all the user profile ...
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Seeing numerous Logging Gap errors related to OOTB Image Slider after AppPool Recycle

In SP2013, I am getting thousands of forced logging gap errors that appear to relate to get requests for images (the thumbnails) in an image slider after an app pool recycle. The errors are along the ...
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How to use a lookup column's additional field in a workflow?

Background I have two lists. One is a list of voltages and their corresponding costs. This is to be used as a lookup for other lists. Voltage Cost 120 2.50 240 ...
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Content DB size increased after RBS migration

I have 500GB content DB. I migrated data out of SQL Server into RBS but during migration got error after around 15GB data was migrated. Turns out we need to make some entries in machine.config to ...
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XSLT Force Time Zone

Using XSLT, is there a way to show the time for a specific time-zone? e.g. Resolved: <xsl:value-of select="ddwrt:FormatDate(@ResolvedDate, 3081, 2, [TimeZone])"/>
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Very slow migration from SQL Server to RBS

I am migrating 500GB data out of SQL Server and into RBS. It has been running for 4 days now and only 250GB data has been migrated. Is it normal?
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SPQuery returns wrong values

The Setup I have a list with 2 extra columns. Target Audience: Choice (Relevant/Everyone) Tags: Managed Metadata field (multiple) When I choose in the "Target Audience" field "Everyone", this ...
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How to build search query to filter data based on null value?

I have configured the people browser based on Search service. I want to show only those employees who have some value in user profile property. I have created the managed property for that custom ...
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Synching select rows from an Excel spreadsheet into a SharePoint 2013 List?

I know you can connect Excel and SharePoint 2013, but is there a way to "selectively" sync data from an Excel Spreadsheet into a SharePoint List? Basically, we have a master spreadsheet where each ...
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Assign two users to a SharePoint 2013 workflow task

I want to assign a couple of users to a task in a SP 2013 workflow task that is developed via Visual Studio 2012. I tried assigning i:0#.w|mydomain\\spfarm;i:0#.w|mydomain\\muhammedh and I got the ...
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Workflow Suspends after Task Complete

I'm tasking users with a workflow built using SPD2013. Using standard outcomes, Approved and Rejected, I control the flow of subsequent workflow actions. This has worked with relatively few hiccups ...
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What are the different ways to consume SharePoint REST using Javascript

I know of two ways, using ajax and using SP.RequestExecutor.js. Are there any other ways. Code snippet and information around performance will be appreciated.
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SharePoint 2013: Retreving the list of files on a List I always get an empty result

I have a list in SharePoint on Premise in which I know there are 2 files and a folder. If I try to get the list of files from it I always get an empty response like in the example: GET ...
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Using content search web part to build a site navigation (SP 2013)

Problem: I've got a site with 15 subsites, each which in turn has many pages. I want to use a content search web part to query all sub sites, and display each sub site as a heading, with the three ...
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Adding a custom lookup field to new list doesnt add it to all associated content types

Ive searched for answers to this, and cant seem to pinpoint my problem here elsewhere. Basically what Im doing is that I have a PowerShell script which that, 1) creates a Content Type ...
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Creating Site Collection - Access Denied

I am remotelly installing SP 2013 via AutoSPInstaller and I am having trouble during script while its try to create site collection. -------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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Open task button in SharePoint 2013

I am starting a task process in SharePoint 2013 and it's working fine. All tasks are getting created successfully though in the email sent to the user "Open Task" button in the ribbon is missing. ...