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Change a site column type from “Enhanced Rich Text” to “Rich Text”, will corrupt the data . even if we do not already have images and tables

I have an issue tracking list , and I chose to have the Description field as “Enhanced Rich Text” field, then I added a test content using text and bullets only. Then we decide to not allow users to ...
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jQuery get div#contentRow height

I try to show and hide a custom footer on a SharePoint 2013, depending if we reach the bottom of the page or not. To do this, I need to calculate the total height of the div with the id contentRow. ...
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How to get rid of the Suitebar

I'm pretty new to everything SharePoint, but I'm tasked at the moment to 'brand' a company's intranet (I've got a fair knowledge of HTML and CSS). One of the things I want to do (actually,what the ...
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SharePoint 2013 task url issue

Possible Duplicate I am working on SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow, while creating the single task activity email body, I am using '%TaskSpecial: TaskUrl%' token <a ...
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Access denied after copying server to another server - Sharepoint Foundation 2013

We made a copy of the server image and moved it to another server (the server name changed too). I have access to Central administration, i have access to SQL server, but not to the Sharepoint main ...
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Branding in AppPart - SharePoint 2013

I just wanted to know if anyone has done branding in App Part. For ex if i have a page with multiple app parts on it. Do i need to load same CSS file again n again for each app part. If yes, will it ...
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Filtering by QueryString doesn't work in SPD 2013

I have an external list, I have setup and use querystring to filter list in SharePoint Designer 2013 like this posted: ...
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Get number of hit on a SharePoint 2013 blog

Is there a way, I can retrieve the number of hits on a blog post in SharePoint 2013?
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CSS Class for page title

SharePoint 2013 I need to edit a master page so that when the title of the page is displayed the font size is smaller than the default. Can someone give me the code?
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SP13: Edit Links Missing from Quick Launch

The issue I am having is that the "Edit Links" link located on the quick launch bar is no longer available on the site. Normally, if the page is a sub-site and inherits quick launch from the parent ...
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Modify the default list view to expand the “Description” field insdie the view table

I have use the default view for my SharePoint 2013 issue tracking list , as follow:- But is there a way to make the “Description" field size larger ? I know this field will expand automatically , ...
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Cross Site Collection call in SP Hosted App

I want to read a list from one of my site collection(SiteColl A) using a SP Hosted App. This App will be deployed in another Site collection(SiteColl B) in the same web application. I know one way to ...
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Error Accessing Site Workflows Page in SharePoint

I am receiving an error when trying to access my Site Workflows page in SharePoint 2013. This is the stack trace I am receiving: [WebException: The remote server returned an error: (502) Bad ...
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Setting SharePoint 2013 Workflow Approval Status via Task Outcome

Moving from SharePoint 2010 OOTB workflows to the new SharePoint 2013 workflows is proving to be a bit painful IMO. On my document library I set content approval , content type management and ...
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How to avoid automatic checkout of documents when uploading multiple files or using drag and drop?

I need help with document check-out. My client when you drag the document to the library he gets checked out to the person who dragged the document. I need to disable this check out that ...
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Problem with backup of list in SharePoint 2010

I have got a list with many of records - More then 85 000 and I click Backup on SharePoint 2010. It backs up the list, but with less files then in another list. It shows me only 8 files, but when I ...
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custom MasterPage for custom list rendering template

There is a list with custom rendering template. I want it to use my custom (lightweight) master page. One way to do it is edit Display.aspx/Edit.aspx of that list in SPDesigner and set its <%@ Page ...
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How to force change password on first login for FBA user?

I have one solution in SharePoint 2013 in which FBA is enable to login user in the system. I want the FBA user to change the password whenever he/she logs into the system the first time. I have ...
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Mobile view of Community Site Template

Is there any way to enable mobile views and / or device channels on the Community Site Template, without custom development? I've tried enabling the site publishing feature, but even then there is no ...
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Transfer times for REST API queries vary a lot

I'm making use of the REST API to get lists. But I'm finding the transfer times are varying a lot (between ~1 second and up to 20 seconds). How can I improve this? What should I look into? ...
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Map User Profile (AD) property to mangad property for Display Template

I have "successfully" imported an extended property from AD and to be able to show this property in a display template for search I Think I have to map it to a managed property. When I go to [CA > ...
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Why does altering the height attribute for the input box on a sitefeed web part break its validation?

I'm working on a solution for a client which includes a newsfeed web part on the site homepage. For some reason the character limit for a newsfeed post isn't being enforced, by which I mean the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - MasterPage Installation Problem

When I republish my MasterPage through Visual Studio 2012, I have an issue with the old master page not being able to be deleted. I get a error message saying that a conflict could not be resolved, ...
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Data view of linked data source displaying the wrong column's data

I have two task lists with identical columns that I am merging using a linked data source. I am displaying them using a data view of the linked data source, but I'm seeing some unexpected behavior ...
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Get users with Read permission

how can I get by JavaScript all the users of a Web that have just the Read permission. Thanks
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Sharepoint Site Content Gear

I need to hide and avoid reader users (users view just read permission on the site) to view the site content page (viewlsts.aspx) How can this be done?
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Create New Form Issue

I created new custom list. I want to add a new form to the list. I'm clicking new, and I'm selecting properties then OK. But I'm getting the follow error. Why get I this error? I tried to create new ...
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On premise SharePoint central admin on Internet

Is it possible to create internet zone or publish central admin on Internet for SharePoint on premise enterprise environment.
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Are there any disadvantages of adding extra site columns directly to my List Content Type, instead of adding a new content type

I have added a new Issue tracking list , which is based on the build-in “Issue” content type. Then I need 5 extra columns to be used , so I did the following:- I went to "Site setting">>"site ...
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Add checkbox to blog comments web part

is it possible to add a checkbox to the default comment box for a blog in SharePoint 2013? I need to be able to add a checkbox to the default comments box attached to a SharePoint 2013 blog post, so ...
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Create an Organizational Chart in SharePoint 2013

My task is to create an organizational chart in SharePoint that should be linked with Active Directory. I learned some articles and I also found Organization Browser in my site, but I am unable to ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...
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How to publish custom Display Template files in SP2013

I have followed this guide how to create a display template and now I want to publish it in a feature receiver. The creation of the display templates seems fine. Basically the code in the link finds ...
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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...
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Sharepoint designer, workflow checkbox

I'm very new to the SharePoint designer and am trying to create workflows at the moment. I've created a new employee list, where I've created a choice column called software and within software there ...
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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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Content types hierarchy inside my Apps

I have added a simple Issue tracking list inside my team site, and it will get "Issue" content type. but i have noted the following is that the new Issue tracking list's content type will be absed on ...
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Hide and Re-order columns inside a new Content type will not have any effect on the Create & Edit forms for the List

I did the follow:- I added a new Content type, and I specify to have “Issue” content type as its parent. Then I added 5 site columns, and I added them to the new Content Type.so the new content type ...
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SP 2010 , SP 2013 and SQL Database

Can Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2013 use the same database (SQL 2012) ?
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How to get config database server programatically?

I would like to use C# to get the server name and instance (e.g. myserver/instance1) where configuration database of the local farm resides. I don't want to use PowerShell. Is there a way to do this ...
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How to configure SearchBox

I have a problem with my search box in SharePoint 2013 (upper right side). If I try to search something, it shows me all "global" answers of SharePoint. This is correct for me because I have some ...
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Custom Workflow Activity vs Web Services in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 workflow project which needs some business logic. In SharePoint 2013, workflows are declarative. So to write a custom code, its advised to create a web service and ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic error when editing PPT using Office 2013

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. All users still using Office 2007 are fine, it is only users that use Office 2013 that have the issue.They ...
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Validating Sharepoint Column doesnt contain word Sharepoint

I want to create a single line of text column that validates following items: Unique:can be done using OOB column settings 10 character: can be done OOB column settings All Lower Case: How do I do ...
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Recent Activities Web Part on MySite causes null object error

Whenever a user is on their MySite and goes to their blog and tries adding a Recent Activities web part to the page, the page comes back saying: The "PublishedNewsFeedWebPart" Web Part appears to be ...
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How to retrieve Multi Value Lookup List using SharePoint 2013 REST Api

I have a Blog subsite of my main website. I am trying to get the Top 2 blog posts along with the number of comments and actual comments. I am able to get Number of Comments with the field ...
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Stop Sharepoint 2013 from asking user credentials

How to stop sharepoint 2013 from asking the login credentials whenever I open a word or excel document? I am already signed in to SharePoint
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Search Document Properties but not contents

Is it possible to build a "full text" KQL search query in SharePoint 2013 (without targeting managed properties) that will not query the contents of the document itself. i.e. we only want to return ...
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People.aspx reverts the master page with query string parameters

I have a custom System Master Page. When I am on the People and Groups page /_layouts/15/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=5, my master page looks fine. However, when I change the View or go to the next ...
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A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe

We migrated the Sites from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013. In SP2013 when we clicking on some of the lists we are getting the error "A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...