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Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 site collection. And I have an Issue Tracking list, where I want to perform these actions on it once a day (at 12:05 AM):- Check if a column named "Review Date" of ...
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will the workflow that get started by a Retension Policy , run for each item inside the list

I am working on SharePoint 2013 site collection. and i want to be sending emails & update list items if the item has a status of "New" & its review date = Today. To achive this i did the ...
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Authenticate users to SharePoint 2013 on primise from JavaScript

I am trying to connect my mobile app to on premise SharePoint 2013 server. I have followed some of the blogs on authenticating using JavaScript but all of them are explaining to connect SharePoint ...
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Filter List View on publishing page by current navigation term?

I'm currently trying to create a mostly dynamic intranet site using managed metadata navigation and a couple carefully designed lists & libraries. I successfully created a custom page layout, ...
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Checked out files by all users

Is it possible to create a view of all checked out files by all users. I already created a view to see all checked out files by the logged in user with: [me] I am wondering if it is also ...
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Is It Possible to assign authorization to views?

I wish that in My site some users can see a view. Are there more authorization options in addition to personal and public view?
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Document ID URL opens excel File write locked

We have some issues cause our users often are using the document id link. So when a document id link of an excel file will be opened the excel file is not editable. There's also no possibility to get ...
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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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Custom list for use in subsites

Environment - we have the SharePoint that comes with Team Foundation Server. We have a top level project overview site and beneath that we have subsites for all our projects. We have been using the ...
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Open Visio file in Browser but other formats in native client applications

We have SharePoint 2013 intranet portal. I have created a team site with a document library that holds various office file formats like Word, PowerPoint, Excel files. At present I have set the ...
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Subsite managed navigation - page not found

I want to use Managed Navigation to show a current navigation menu, for a subsite only. I've created a term set with friendly URLs, and the terms are showing in the nav. Problem is, I sometimes get "...
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SharePoint 2013 migration

I have a SharePoint 2010 Web Application in Windows Authentication mode. Can I directly migrate them to SharePoint 2013 Claims/Form based authentication Web Application? I am planning to use third ...
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Can not change or update log events in usage and health data collection service in sharepoint 2013

Run central admin from one of app server where c.a hosts. And Monitoring > Configure usage and health data collection> and trying to changing the log events, When I unselect some events and click ...
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Is creating a Timer Job in SharePoint 2013 as a farm solution , a deprecated approach that i should avoid

I want to create a timer job in sharepoint 2013, the purpose of the timer job, is to loop through my list items and do these two actions:- Check if the "Review Date" of an item is met (Review date = ...
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How will the CreatedBy & ModifiedBy fields get populated incase we allow external users to send emails to a sharepoint list

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have added an Announcement list. then i configure the announcement list to receive in-coming emails from external users (users not defined inside our ...
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How to Set Specific Date and time in Field of SharePoint List

I have a requirement where we need to create a view in a sharepoint to filter items created after 4pm on Friday until next week 4pm on friday. This is what i have accoimplished so far. Created a ...
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Enable/Disable “Like” button using REST API

I have a Likes count column in a custom list . I am trying to update the likecount from client side using REST API. If a user has clicked on Like once, then it should disable the like button for ...
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Subsite Permission Re-inheritance

The oddest thing has happened with my permissions. I created a subsite. Within the subsite there are certain pages that I want to have unique permissions. So I gave each page on the subsite unique ...
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Document Library Not Returning Correct Search Results

Created a document library, but the search bar isn't returning the correct results. It returns some of the items, but also includes other items that have nothing to do with what was put into the ...
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Mobile version of the page not showing

I am trying to test the mobile version of a site. Mobile Browser View feature in enable and other sites in the collection appear OK on a mobile device. The error I get is..... Pages: home (Some ...
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Why are my field names wrong when retrieving data using the _api/lists REST api in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to retrieve data from a custom list in SharePoint 2013. I created the list with several fields: Title (single line text) Subject (single line text) Release Date (date/time) Main Contact (...
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Upload multiple files with the same file name into the library

Probably this is a bit of a noob question, but... Is there any way to upload multiple files with the same name into the same library without use of folders (which are evil in SP :) )? My understanding ...
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Disable/enable the Distributed cache service

After experiencing a enormous slow Sharepoint installation with a minimum of active users I decided to stop the Distributed cache service. This turned SP in a fast and smooth application. This ...
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change Search api date format for rest api calls

I tried the below query in DEV environment and it worked. http://site//_api/search/query?querytext='(Path:someserverpath) (Date11>=27-02-2015) '&rowlimit=10&selectproperties='Title, ...
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No containers to display when all settings are correct

I am trying to sync SharePoint 2013 with AD and I am getting error: No containers to display The FQDN is correct: servername.domain.globaldomain.companyname.com The account name in use has ...
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Efficient way to Query Large lists to get little data

I am querying a large list with around 25000 items but the data returned is quite small, like 20 items top. Can you please let me know the best practices to do so, for e.g. orderby Indexed column. I ...
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Testing Sharepoint with IE 11

I'm pretty new to this and wanted everyone's take and experience in doing so. I need to test IE11 to find any issues of how it works in unison with Sharepoint 2013. We are currently on IE 10, and as I ...
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Changing Diagnostic Logging Level Works Incorrectly

We've changed the Diagnostic Logging levels to Critical and Trace Level to Unexpected. Unfortunately, even after a week of doing it, I still get a flood of logs with Verbose and VerboseEx levels. ...
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How to hide the banner “This site is read only at the farm administrator's request” after putting SP site in read only mode?

Today, as per client requirement,I made one of the site collections in our production environment on SP 2013 in read only mode. After doing so, we are getting This site is read only at the farm ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User always need the “Edit Items” Permission to upload to document library?

I'm making a custom permission level where common end users can only view and add, then I simply add new custom permission level and apply it to my document libraries. Everything goes fine, except ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow “Pause until date” Versus Defining a timer job

I am working on SharePoint 2013 list. and i want to send emails and change the item status field, when a list column named "Review Date" is met , and by "met" i mean when the "Review Date" is equal to ...
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Is there no “easy” way to create a wiki template in SharePoint 2013?

Here's what I want to do: Create 40+ wiki pages that all have the same headings/layout, but will be user-updated to contain unique content on each page. I'd rather not create the "structure" of each ...
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Hiding “Design Manager” option from Site Settings page

How to hide Design Manager option from Look and Feel section of Site settings via a feature?
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Sharepoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl on a page, not a site

I'm trying to use a SPSecurityTrimmedControl to only allow certain users (higher ups, managers, etc.) to see an edit button. It works, but only if the permissions are at the site level (on the site, ...
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Grouping Document Libraries Under “Documents”

This concerns SharePoint 2013 document libraries. We have just upgraded and are setting up some new sites. In each site's navigation sidebar is an item called "Documents" with a library called "Shared ...
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List items with required fields getting submitted blank

This is a bizarre issue and we're having a lot of trouble tracking down what the source of it might be. Our environment is SharePoint 2013 Enterprise with all sites currently running in 2010 mode. ...
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Automatically update a list column based on specific criteria (change the item Status if the Item Review Date is met)

I am working on an issue tracking list inside SharePoint server 2013. And I have two columns as part of the list:- Review Status. with these choices; New, in-progress, Need Review. Review Date, of ...
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Connected Web Parts on Document Set Homepage Causing Error

On my document set homepage I have added two list view web parts. These two web parts are connected so the second is filtered based on the first. Environment 1 is selected by default on page load. ...
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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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How to access subsite's groups with sitecollection context?

I have two sub-sites in my sharepoint site,SampleSite1 and SampleSite2 under Sitecollection called MainSite. http://xyz.sharepoint.com/sites/MainSite/ - SiteUrl http://xyz.sharepoint.com/sites/...
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SharePoint 2013 - Lookup column sorting in list edit view

I think this is a bug! I have a custom list with a few lookup columns that get their data from other lists that have their default views sorted by Title. When entering data in the list that uses ...
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Switch list view in promoted links webpart

does anybody know how I can directly switch the list view in the promoted links webpart? Is it possible to attach an e.G. js-link to create a navigation above the tiles, maybe three custom buttons to ...
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SharePoint Project Server deleting a project - REST

I am trying to find a way to delete a project using REST. To fetch a project: http://consoto.com/PWA/_api/ProjectData/Projects&$select= To update a project: http://contoso.com/PWA/_api/...
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How i can know the updates that have been applied inside SharePoint server 2013

We have SharePoint server 2013 , and the latest cumulative updates which i have manually applied was on October 2014, where i download it from the following site Link. after that we were doing the ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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SharePoint 2013 List Search Box is missing when added as web part on other page

Recently, I'm facing this weird problem with SharePoint 2013 list. I have a SharePoint List that I used for storing error logs, and I need to embed it as a web part on the other page so that users ...
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SP's JavaScript function to create pagination

SharePoint 2013 here. I need to create a pagination of results I get from an external web service. I want to use the look and feel of SharePoints pagination: Ideally I could call SharePoint's ...
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Get document ID with CSOM

I'm using the following code to get a document via its documentid in a ASP MVC application: ... // Get Document ID ctx.Load(uploadFile, f => f.ListItemAllFields); ctx.ExecuteQuery(); documentID = ...
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Ajax email 2013 SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail group mailbox

Has anyone found a method of sending emails to group mailboxes using SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail? The technique is described here Send E-mail from javascript using REST API and the basic code ...
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Workflow to count major versions

I need to look at the major versions for a document and send an email out when that major version count gets to a certain number. Is there a way via SharePoint 2013 designer workflow to count major ...