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Generating summary reports inside the enterprise wiki site collection

We are working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP 2013. And I need to know if there is a way to generate summary reports such as:- User name and the number of wiki pages he/she created. ...
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Unable to create site collection, getting SQL error

I tried to create site collection using central administration as well as powershell but getting error. ULS log shows error message: "A large block of literal text was sent to sql (length 93794). ...
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SearchResultsLayoutPage error in enterprise search site after SP1 and several CU's installed all at once

After applying patches to our SharePoint 2013 farm several of our enterprise search sites now throw this error The base type 'Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Internal.UI.SearchResultsLayoutPage' is not ...
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Users dashboard and reports do not display correctly

When certain users go to their dashboard, the dashboard and subsequently the reports don't display correctly. When I use their computer, as them, and I log onto my dashboard, it does display ...
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Web Part maintenance page: An unexpected error has occurred

In SharePoint 2013 page, under Page edit mode, when I try to add my custom Web Part, I got following error as shown in picture: Then I append ?contents=1 at the end of Page URL: ...
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Alternate Access Mapping - Intranet

I need to give a Intranet URL for the company folks to access the Central Admin . I have created a public URL under Alternate Access Mapping. My central admin url is somethinlike ...
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Is it possible to call JS file in Event Receiver?

Is it possible to call JavaScript file in any of the events in event receiver in SharePoint 2013.
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Workflow stuck on WaitForFieldChange

I have a problem with VS workflow which gets stuck on the WaitForFieldChange activity. Nothing is displayed, the activity simply does not detect a change in the field (change verified with SharePoint ...
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Restrict access for users in allow User Policy

I am trying to restrict permissions for list items, using an event receiver: ListItem.BreakRoleInheritance(false); The event receiver is called correctly, it removes explicit permissions of the list ...
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RBS prevents css, layouts, and js not loading

I have an existing site collection setup, and have installed and activated RBS on the content DB. Now none of the css, js, or master page layouts are loading. If I disable RBS for the content DB then ...
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Does SP.Ribbon.js always loaded in Sharepoint pages?

I was wondering if that file Sp.Ribbon.js is ALWAYS loaded in sharepoint pages? Are there any possible scenarios where that file will not be loaded? Or is it always loaded because of the page ribbon ...
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Clientside PeoplePicker: How to not execute next line (JS) until all users are resolved

I'm using SharePoint Online (2013), but I'm rather new to SP and anything Microsoft. In my JavaScript, I'm programatically populating a client-side PeoplePicker and having the Picker resolve the new ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Open Site fails - can't open using this program

Our SharePoint 2010 farm is being converted to SharePoint 2013. I'm a developer, but not really trained in SharePoint administration. It's my job to wirte the code and get it working. I'm in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 List Error when selecting less than two Items in a Column Filter (Primary Lookup Column)

I have a SharePoint list with many columns, two of which are SRN and PN. SRN is a Primary Lookup Column (values to choose from are populated from source list), and PN is a Secondary Lookup Column ...
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What are the user data returned from Person or Group column (People Only) query?

I'm using SPServices to query a SharePoint Online (2013) list that contains a Person or Group column. (This column is set to allow selection of People Only, in case that matters.) The query used is ...
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Query string parameter to remove menu block in aspx popup

I am using the following URL to display a popup: var xVersionUrl = xAppWebUrl + "/Lists/dlWerkinstructies/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=" + xItemId + "&VersionNo=" + versionId When clicked on the link ...
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How to change column width in Sharepoint 2013 lists

I have a custom list in Sharepoint 2013, I want to make title column wider, How can I do that (step by step for dummies please), there are a lot of post in this site but I couldn't find the right ...
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Page cannot be displayed message for SP App when deployed using App Catalog

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint Hosted App on my Dev machine by packaging it and uploading in app catalog. App when deployed directly using visual studio is working fine. But when I upload the app ...
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MissingSetupFile issue - file does not exist

I am trying to get rid of the health error [MissingSetupFile]. I followed some guide to get (querying the contentDB) the Id of the file (and of the Site and Web). The issue is that the file does not ...
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Get Current Licence type for SharePoint Farm using C#?

As the question says, I want to fetch the license type for my current SharePoint farm in my C# code i.e. current license SharePoint Server with Enterprise Client Access License I want to get the ...
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Error when entering search center for some users

I recently encountered an issue: when entering our Search center logged in as a user with alternate language set, I receive the following error message: "Literal content (' ') is not allowed ...
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Edit Form Field to show edit or display conditionally through Sharepoint Designer

I am attempting to have a field that is set to ControlMode="Edit" by default be conditional to be set to ControlMode="Display" based on the value that is set to default above it. For example: ...
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New Item option and Views have disappeared in “ALL ITEMS” view

It seems that the edit screen along with the new document function in SharePoint. How would I fix it an why does it happen?
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My Sites default Pages library

I am wondering if it is possible to turn on the default 'Pages' library for the My Sites Host Collection. I am currently the My Site Host Collection administrator with Design and Full Control. I ...
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How to implement validation warning in page layout for column “Title”?

I am using sp 2013. I have created a custom page layout. I would like to implement an validation warning on the "title" and "comments" columns. Something like "It is not possible to use more than ...
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How to export to excel only items filtered on my view

In my specific list, I filtered to a account we are going to pay. Then when I click on "Export to Excel" button all the items of the list gets exported. How would I export data that I want? ...
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Search syntax to get Tasks assigned to user, but by ID

I'm current working on a webpart which uses the search engine to get all crawled tasks and return the ones assigned to the currently logged in user. I'm using the field AssignedTo where I give the ...
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Cannot set unknown member 'LookupSPListItem.ItemId'. Error on Workflow Feature Activation

I have a SP 2013 workflow feature that needs activation, when I perform the stsadm command and get the below mentioned error: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML ...
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Add multiple users to People or Group field of a list using PowerShell

I would like to add some users to a people or groups field of a custom list with PowerShell? How can I do that?
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How to add all users to sharepoint standard group members

Can I add "All" (Users) to SharePoint group members? string userGroupName ="Member"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate { //Don't use context to create ...
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Sharepoint 2013 app navigate to Site Page

We have created a provider hosted app with few pages in it.Each page in the app has an exit button on it. This app is added on SharePoint pages as app part with different pages showing on each page. ...
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Minimal access required to add a new Event Receiver

I created an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2013 (with elevated rights). When I try to add a new Event Receiver, i get the following error: SharePoint Connection Error Cannot ...
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'useragent not available file operations may not be optimized' error when activating SP 2013 workflow feature

I have a staging environment where I restored a Production backup file. The site works fine. However when I deploy my custom SP 2013 workflow and activate the workflow feature, I get the below ...
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SharePoint 2013 managed navigation

I have developed an application in SP 2013 in which I have used managed navigation term store. When I access my site by login to server managed navigation works fine but when I hit my site using ...
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Adding a custom ribbon tab breaks grouping by function in sharepoint list

So, I found this tutorial online as to how to add a ribbon tab in sharepoint 2013. While it works, whenever I add an OOb library or list and use grouping in that list, the items cannot be expanded but ...
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Cumulative Update - best practise

Which is the best practise to update SharePoint farm? Should I stop some services? Do I have to check something after the update?
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Why 200GB content DB limit when using RBS

What's the point of using RBS when you are still restricted to 200GB content DB limit? I don't understand this thing. Secondly this looks like recommended limit, right? Because SharePoint won't stop ...
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Crashed SP2013 Server on existing database farm password

The server running SharePoint 2013 crashed do to a hardware problem and can't be restored. The SQL 2012 server is fine as it was a separate machine. I've created a new server for SharePoint, and was ...
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How to get the workflow task title in a calculated field in workflow tasks list?

I want to get the task title in a calcualted field to form a URL to custom approval page. Basically I tried =CONCATENATE("<a href=http://****/SitePages/ApprovalPage.aspx?WFTitle=",[Request ...
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Permissions For Site Contents Sprocket

I have a SharePoint (2013) group set to "Read" permission at the site level, so now those folks are missing the sprocket to access site contents. I would like for users to be able to access site ...
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Email event invite to Lotus Notes — workflow? REST? something else?

We have a list of upcoming events on our SP site. We want users to be able to click a button and get invites to put on their Lotus notes calendar. We've found _vti_bin/owssvr.dll to generate ics ...
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SharePoint CSOM File.LinkingUrl property not found

I am using Visual Studio 2013 and referencing v16 of both Microsoft.SharePoint.Client and Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime in a .NET4.0 application. According to the MSND page for a File object, ...
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Sorting Numbers in Sharepoint

How can I sort a list using a field that has a number format like this: 1.1 1.1.1 2 2.1 . . . 10.1 10.2 I have to use the field as a string to can handle as many sublevels the user wants, but then ...
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jQuery not working on 2nd page of SharePoint list

On our SharePoint list, we have anchor tags opening in a new window via: <script type="text/javascript" src="/SiteAssets/jquery-latest.min.js"></script> <script ...
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Hide / Target feature for specific Site Template

I have created a branding solution which contains 2 features. One is for the MySites root site collection and the other is for any other Site Collection type. I do not want people activating the ...
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Refinements on a string field

Can I split the value in a string field for the refinements? For example If I have values on a string field that looks like: "ABC,DEF" when I apply the refinements to that field I obtain "ABC,DEF" as ...
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Could not load type 'Microsoft.AnalysisServices.SPAddin.DataRefresh.ViewDataRefreshHistory'

Has anyone seen or solved this error message: Could not load type 'Microsoft.AnalysisServices.SPAddin.DataRefresh.ViewDataRefreshHistory'? it occurs when I click Manage PowerPivot Data ...
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Drag and Drop show form

Is there a way to show the form(NewForm.aspx) when you do the drag and drop in a document library? I already put some of the fields mandatory so the user won't be able to do the ckeck-in without fill ...
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Lookup calculated field from a choice field in a document repository

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that contains a choice field [Released to User]. What I would like to do is use that field to filter documents in a document repository i.e. show me documents released to ...
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Unable to export a SharePoint List (Survey) in SharePoint 2013 to a spreadsheet

I am unable to export a SharePoint List (Survey) in SharePoint 2013 to a spreadsheet. The option "Export to Spreadsheet" is missing from the Actions dropdown menu for the list.