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Register -SPWorkFlowService gives 500 not found internal server error

I am trying to install and configure workflow manager since last many days but I am getting this 500.24 Internal server error or 500 not found error. Workflow manager 1.0 refresh with cu2 installed ...
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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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2013 grant read access to authenticated users without having to visit site

I have created an app which uses a people picker. The people picker needs to pickup everyone within the NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users group. So I have added that group to the Members group of the ...
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JSOM working in Chrome but not IE

I am learning the Java CSOM at the moment and have written a little program that creates a sub-site and assigns a masterpage to it. I am embedding all the code directly on the page. I am finding ...
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Querying on Managed Metadata for term and parent terms

I have a Managed Metadata field called Geography using the following term set as an example. North America Canada Toronto United States New York This Geography ...
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sp2013: Wildcard before and after search keyword in a list?

I am using sp2013. I have created a list. Inside this list I can search. When I search on a keyword it checks only if the results are compare. I would like to show also results where the keyword ...
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How to change workflow farm administrators group

Is there a way to change the WF farm's admin group from "builtin\administrators" to another group once Workflow Manager is installed? Just to be clear, this command supposedly does this but it does ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Updating a document library word template

We recently migrated to SP 2013. We have a document library that uses a word template containing column data from SP. Somehow during the migration, the properties in the word documents were broken so ...
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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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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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Does “Portal site connection” do anything in SharePoint 2013?

Does anyone know if "Portal site connection" can be used on standard master page (seattle)? Is it completely useless unless you use custom master page? In SharePoint 2010 I could find a connected ...
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Modify default view for My Sites OneDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites OneDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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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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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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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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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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Folder name is not valid - error in SharePoint 2013 Designer

When I try to open SharePoint 2013 On Prem site using SP Designer 2013 I am getting Folder name is not valid error I tried these solutions from this link, but couldn't get it working. https://...
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Find friendly url from term guid using javascript

We have a cross-site publishing setup with a managed navigation from terms that the items are marked with. On the item pages I have the term or terms that a given item is marked with. I have both ...
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how to avoid content type hub to replace my local libraries document templates? (SharePoint 2013)

In some specific web libraries, I need to set specific document templates on list content types. My problem is that if I republish the parent content type from the hub, my local templates are replaced ...
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how to change the SharePoint folders image dynamically with different image in SharePoint

I want to change the default icon (Yellow Thumbnail) of the Image library folder with one of the image resides in every folder dynamically. Each folder contains 10-12 images, I want to put anyone of ...
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How do you add a Voting Field to a Task List

I am creating a task list that management will be voting on to determine priority. I was looking for a solution to add a voting field that would show when not in edit mode. And later a field that ...
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Reading data from a external list using a 2010 workflow

I work with SharePoint 2013, and need to read information from a external list that I have created. The list can display information correctly when using it through the browser. I need to create a ...
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Display additional fields on forms (External lists)

I have a external list where I have employee information. I am trying to do a lookup where I can select the employee and display it's corresponding department with the additional columns possibility. ...
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Browse Button or Link for Column with Hyperlink feature in list

How can I set a "browse button" or link under the NewForm.aspx & Editform.aspx for a SharePoint 2013 list, so while users are trying to add pictures, it allows them to browse and select the ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Designer Workflow stuck on Starting

Hi I have a Designer workflow that runs when an item is created or edited. All of a sudden, the workflow gets stuck at starting. If I terminate the workflow and start it again manually, it runs fine ...
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Avoid generating empty listitem versions

In our SharePoint farm there are some lists with the listitem versioning feature activated. It works great, but it creates also a new version if a user saves without editing any fields. I know that ...
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How can I delete a list item with a workflow without it skipping the Recycle Bin? [SPO]

I created a very simple 2013 List Workflow in my SPO site using the designer. It does 3 things: "Delete item in Current Item" then Email "my email" Go to "End of Workflow" It deletes the item, ...
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How to show most viewed pages for current logged in user?

I have one requirement in which I have to show most viewed pages by current logged in user in descending manner. I have checked using SharePoint 2013 search query as suggested in below link. http://...
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How to escape special characters in a KQL query?

In a list I have a column with these values : MyField ------- foo.A foo.B foo.* I want to search for these values. I've plumbed all managed properties and crawled content. If I search myfield:"...
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CSOM - How to rename a Document library

Is there a way in CSOM wherein I can rename document library using CSOM like we do in SPD(renaming the root folder)? I tried several ways e.g updateTitle,FileLeafRef. Also tried to rename a folder ...
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Advanced search box in document library

I have a document library and it saves a lot of document set. The document set have different field like name, age or subject. My question is how can I use advanced search box in document library and ...
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Automatically propagating changes to a list view to web parts

My list has a view that is used in multiple List View Web Parts throughout my site. Normally, if a change is made to this view, I have to manually update each associated List View Web Part to ...
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Updating a Reusable Workflow

I have a Reusable Workflow that is associated to a List. I would like to tweak this workflow and continue using it. Solutions that require a one-time migration (e.g. using a different type of work ...
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Is there a way to allow the public to view a document library?

I was wondering if there is a way, as a small business, to share your public records with the entire public, meaning that anyone can read/download them without logging in. More specifically I have an ...
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Add-in web (app web) authentication using credentials from Trusted identity provider

I have set up a SharePoint web application with custom Trusted identity provider: I have built provider hosted add-in (app) and successfully deployed it to a site within aforementioned web ...
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SP.ClientContext.Load suddenly throwing uncaught TypeError?

I am trying to start a workflow from JSOM. I just had it working fine, and then I had to change some of the other code in the JavaScript file that is unrelated to the client context or executing ...
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Can't apply filter [ME] to person field updated by CSOM

I create calendar item and add user field value by SharePoint CSOM. Item successfully created but I can't apply [ME] filter to person field. Returned no results. But if I open item to edit and save ...
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Opening documents redirecting to search after changing DNS

Open documents is not working correctly any more after changing the DNS settings and configure the alternate access settings. All documents (from before this change) in my library are (suddenly) ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Add-in - JSOM - Create SharePoint Group

I am trying to create a SharePoint Group in a SharePoint Add-in, which has Full Control over the site collection, using JSOM. Here is my code: function createGroup(groupName) { var ...
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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 Staging/...