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SharePoint content database DocStreams table very large

We recently migrated our SharePoint 2007 instance to 2013 using a migration tool. I noticed the disk space for 2013's database partition (300GB) on our SQL Server was running low. I ran a SQL report ...
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Stop NewDocSet redirection on error

Is there a way, flag/property/bribery, to stop the code-behind in newdocset.aspx from redirecting on error? I have been trying to get the error to appear on newdocset.aspx; the same way as ...
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Turn off ability to use REST API

When you don't want users to use any web services it seems like you can turn off the permission to Use Remote Interfaces. However that permission does not mention REST. This made me wonder if there ...
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Error loading navigation: The Web applications at {myURL} could not be found

On my 2013 Sharepoint site, I have 4 ASP.NET pages that serve as the webstore for my site. These 4 pages are accessed with the base URL https://webstore.{myURL}.com and all other pages on my site are ...
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Security trim Site Content and remove Recent links

It is about a SharePoint online (office 365) Site Collection. two questions. How do I security trim Site content link on both quick launch and site action. How do I remove (hide) Recent links
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How to get a CustomControl into SuiteBarBrandingDelegate with MDS-Feature activated?

I want to add a Navigation to the SuiteBarBrandingDelegate. I created a nicely working solution for this but it doesn't work with the MDS-Feature activated (Minimal download strategy). After some ...
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Unable to filter on workflow column

I have created a simple workflow (SharePoint Designer 2013 for SharePoint online) and associated it with a document library. A new column with the name of the workflow was created. The column ...
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Unable to get selected items using JavaScript from XsltListViewWebPart on Publishing page after published [duplicate]

I have placed xslt list view web part on publishing page. And above that I have placed one content editor web part to get selected items from the view. My JavaScript is: var ctx = ...
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Hide Custom action in sharepoint 2013 site ribbonbar

I want to hide font action(font dropdown) from ribbon bar using custom action using below code but still not able to hide it using this custom action. Is there any other way? <CustomAction ...
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Activate publishing and set MasterPage on Team Site creation

I have created and saved a Team Site template. When a user creates a new site using this template, I want to ensure the Parent's Master Page is inherited automatically. This is not currently happening ...
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remove site collection link from top link bar

I've just created a site collection, and then subsequently activated the publishing site collection feature on it, so that I can have the fancy Navigation options. However I've noticed (i dont know ...
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Hiding navigation items for sub-pages in sharepoint 2013 (office 365)

I've set the navigation bar on the left side on my published sharepoint website. I started creating sub-pages (=child pages?) for a page but they seem to be visible at all times, instead of being ...
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How to remove Merge Document and Relink Document views?

Within the document library, the “view” dropdown was showing “Merge Documents” and “Relink Documents”. Please let me know how to remove this?
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Creating a Link to a Document via a workflow

This is with SPO 2013. I am trying to make it so that when you add a file to a library it will add a Link to a Document content type in a list. If I tell the workflow to add a document to the list it ...
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Search Results Clear On Refinement or Subsequent Search wiith Custom Display Template

I'm working with a custom search display template. I have my results shown as a grid as well as a few other changes. Since it is shown as a grid, I have a requirement to show the rows with ...
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SP13: Connecting Calendars

I have 4 calendars that I have overlaid into one calendar. I want to be able to add an event in the overlay calendar (call it Calendar #1). Based on the information entered into Calendar #1 (i.e. ...
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SP13: Extracting Data from List to External Devices

I am not sure if this is possible, but it's worth asking. SP13 allows data to be exporting to Excel and other applications. However, is there a way to extract data from a list or document library to ...
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CORS with SPServices + jQuery

I need to access from a different domaine on a mobile a sharepoint list. Here is my code, a simple get request : $.support.cors = true; $(function() { $().SPServices({ operation: "GetListItems", ...
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JSLink: Return field value as plain text

This might be really very simple, I have a list view with multiple Rich Text fields, I want to remove HTML formatting from those field in a specific view and return them as Plain text. I would like ...
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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

I've created a feature staple for my sites to apply a particular master page. It appears to work for all the subsites/pages in /personal/[userid]/ except for the blog. Any ideas?
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In a Page. How to add a flag that inform last time a list was modified

I have a custom page like this : These are my links (refresh once a day. Last refresh time : **XXXXX** ) link1 link2 link3 And I have a custom list. I want to add "last modified time" or ...
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Why can't all service applications in SharePoint 2013 support cross farm?

Only few service applications are supported cross farm such as user profile, search, mms, mts, bdc, secure store. Why are the other service applications not supported as shared services across farms? ...
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What are the most frequently accessed sharepoint 2013 databases?

Is it safe to assume user profile service application databases and app management service application database are the most frequently accessed SP 2013 database. I also read that these are the only ...
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SPGroup add doesn't work

I want to add an user to a sharepoint group. I have the function: public static void AddUserInGroup(SPUser user, SPGroup group) { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() ...
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SP13: List Item Modified Indicator

When I create a new item in a list a "green" indicator appears next to the item. The "green" indicator appears signaling that it's a new item. Is there a way in SP13 that when an existing item on ...
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Hide Custom action in sharepoint 2013 ribbon

I want to hide the New Folder ribbon menu item for all document libraries. I have used this code but it is not working. What am I missing? <CustomAction ...
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Do timer jobs always run under DefaultServiceAccount?

I'm curious whether or not all timer jobs will always run under the same farm service account, i.e. SPFarm.Local.DefaultServiceAccount as specified at installation. For example, if farm service ...
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SharePoint Online - How to move sites with considerable data between site collections

I have a requirement to move sub-sites from one site collection to another on SharePoint online. The sub-sites have considerable amount (~1GB) of data in them. Therefore exporting and importing would ...
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changing list item using Rest API not working

following is my code. I am trying to update a Choice ListITem (dropdownlist) in a Custom list using Rest API. I have debugged the code it goes into success handler but the Item still has the old ...
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Not able to create site collection in sharepoint 2013

I have created New Web application using PowerShell with Windows Authentication mode using spadmin account. Application successfully created. but when I try to do create Site collection for the same ...
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How to troubleshoot SharePoint 2013 Microsoft.Office.Server.Microfeed.MicrofeedException. Internal error code: 61?

I am trying to get access to SPSocialFeedManager from a web service published on the same host as SharePoint, using the following code: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using ...
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Filter on a group on a content query

I have a content query that I create in snippets, thats content query retrieve results from a list , I want to filter based on a column assigned to that contain a group of user, so i have to filter by ...
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Get all the groups and the permissions they have, on a document library (using SPServices)?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all the groups that are allowed to edit/read a document library. I will need the name of each group and which permissions it has (edit or read). I used ...
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Create Page Layout in SharePoint 2013

Situation: I want to create a new PageLayout for a custom ContentType (PageLayout-ContentType). I used the Snippet-Tool from the Design Manager to get my Fields into the PageLayout. Example: ...
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SP2013 - Tagging Service Unavailable

When attempting to use hashtags in SharePoint 2013 users see: the tagging service is currently unavailable I've googled this issue and have tried or validated the following without success: ...
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Remove-SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance from server no longer active

I have a server, server5, no longer accessible. The problem is that it is still added to the distributed cache, even though it was removed from the farm. How can I specify what server name I want to ...
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Query user details using employee ID

Is there a way to fetch user details from user profile service using employee ID?
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SP2013 & Responsive Design - How to do it right?

I'm a SP developer and also skilled in webdesign. My current task is to implement a responsive design along with a branding in a SP 2013 environment Now I am in the situation to choose which one i ...
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How could I union three list into one view using caml in sharepoint 2013?

I want to create a new view to union the other lists, like SQL query "union all". I have found SPView.Joins but I cannot find syntax like SPView.Unions. How should I write my CAML query in my new ...
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Can I call an activity from a Code Activity?

I have an existing activity in my workflow. Can I call it from a code activity?
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List based on SQL Data

I use SP2013, and I have a read-only account on a database in another server. I want to be able to query these data (i'm enough friendly with Select From Where), and put it in a list. Is that ...
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Updating current item using jslink

I am working on a solution where in I have to update current item based on a button click. I am thinking of using JSLink to generate button with each row, when this button is clicked i have to refer ...
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Create site collection from REST Api

I have read guides like http://sharepointryan.com/2013/09/10/create-a-sharepoint-site-spweb-using-rest-in-spd-2013-workflow/ but that is to help create a subsite and not the actual site collection. ...
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SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied

I make changes to the markup of a master page (HTML version of course), convert it - successfully, can verify that the true .MASTER page has also been changed). However, when I then render any page ...
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custom site template uploaded and activated in site solution gallery are not comming in custom template

i had recently migrated my web application from SharePoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013. One of my site are having custom site templates which are used to create Sub Sites. now i can find those templates ...
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Issue while uploading a picture to Picture Library with Calculated Column

I have provisioned a Picture Library using Feature. There is one calculated column in the Content Type which is used in the library. My calculated column is like: <Field Type="Calculated" ...
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Searching in Sharepoint 2013

Can someone explain me step by step procedure for enabling searching in SharePoint 2013? Whenever I try to search anything in search box it displays "Nothing here matches your search"
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SP2013 Sandboxed Visual Web Part, Custom properties won't save

I can't get my properties to save (or possibly load, or both). The custom properties show in the property pane just fine (Well, the formatting isn't great, but they're there). But nothing I do can ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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how to search people in search box in sharepoint 2013

how do I search for people from AD in a search box provided in SharePoint 2013 Mysite.