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News Solution with SharePoint 2013 on-prem

I am struggeling with something: Requirement: Each team / teamsite (http://sp13/teams/it) should have the option to create a news element. The news element has the option where it should be shown ...
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Manage term sets in the front-end

How to give some editor users access to certain term sets in the front-end so they can add/remove them? The route to manage this is by default: site settings > Term Store Management Tool, but we don't ...
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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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Deploying default mvc provider hosted app

I am trying to test provider hosted apps. I created the default MVC application with no changes. The issue I am running into is permissions for the app. When I deploy with AppPermissionsRequests in ...
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List Content types not getting updating while adding a site column to already deployed site content type using elements.xml

I have a site content type deployed through element.xml and is used inside lists. I added one site column and referenced that in content type. So my element.xml looks like below <?xml ...
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How to modify SharePoint list settings to allow Group Only listings using AD?

Sorry if the title is unclear, but what I am trying to do is get my site to show only the AD groups (it has options for Person Only, and Person and Groups), I would love to have a way to modify this ...
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how to export BI report to excel

We deployed bi dashboards in our web application using the performance point service and it enable annonymous acess for users without login they can view. but when they trying to export it ask ...
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Modify Document upload form sharepoint 2013

I am interested in document upload form in SharePoint 2013. I wonder if there is some way to create conditions on some fields to fill in when uploading the document. To Keep is simple, for ...
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Error loading navigation: The Managed Navigation term set is improperly attached to the site

I got this error when I tried to restore site and content from higher environment to lower environment Below are the steps I performed "top level site settings" -> "Navigation" , selected ...
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Redirect from xxx.com to full FQDN URL

In SharePoint 2013 I have created a web application and published it to Internet with avalid https certificate AAM: Default: https://www.xxxx.com IIS bindings: Hostname: www.xxxxx.com My ...
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How to Create a Reusable Approval Workflow in Designer 2013

I'm trying to create a reusable approval WF via SP Designer 2013 (don't ask why). Long story short I'm trying to replicate the OOTB 2010 approval WF with Designer 2013. Below are my steps: I create ...
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Create grid view where library rows become column headings?

I'm not sure this is the right way to phrase the question, but hopefully i can explain. I have a library of user training records. So, each file that has been uploaded has: Employee Name, Course, ...
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Upgrade SSRS in SharePoint integrated mode from 2012 to 2014?

I can't find the specific procedure for doing this. I've tried running the upgrade wizard from the SQL install utility, and the upgrade goes fine. However, the ServerUpgradeHistory table for the ...
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How to create a customized SharePoint 2013 site template?

We have a SharePoint 2013 on premise environment. We created a new site collection and enabled SharePoint Server Publishing feature. We customized the master page and CSS on this site and created few ...
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Changing the Local settings & Time format inside the regional settings for my site collections

I have a web application which contain 3 site collections, now users were complaining that the date format inside the list items are being displayed on different formats, some items have dd/mm/yyyy ...
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Unable to get the DisplayName of feature using CSOM

I am trying to get the names of all the features available at site collection using CSOM. Below code works fine to get list of all the Features but i am unable to get the DisplayName property. ...
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Clean WSS_Logging database

Altough the logging of my SharePoint 2013 has been completely disabled a few months ago, I still find entries from April 2015 in the db today (2015-11-12). Checking with Get-SPUsageDefinition all ...
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Display List/Web Part on Another Site with SP2013

Apparently it was possible to export a web part and import it on a different site with SP2010. This does not work anymore for SP2013. I also tried to edit the *.aspx directly, but it always throws me ...
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SPD 2013 Workflow not sending emails

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with FBA configured. I have a Tasks list in a site, which has an Assigned To field. I have created a SPD workflow which will read the email addresses of the users ...
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Connect Windows File Share with SharePoint Foundation 2013

Is it possible that we can connection File Share with SharePoint Foundation 2013? So that we can view files and folders on SharePoint.
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“An unexpected error has occurred” where custom page deploy through SPD

when this page deploy through share point designer and show preview in browser <%@ Register TagPrefix="DataEntities" Namespace="SPTestHnG.DataEntities" Assembly="SPTestHnG.DataEntities, ...
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Are there any limitations in using Office Web Apps with SharePoint Foundation 2013?

We have the requirement of deploying Office Web Apps on SharePoint Foundation 2013. So, I am just curious to know whether there are any limitation, drawbacks etc in using Office Web Apps with ...
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Sharepoint 2013 version control with About Me

Is it possible to have version control on the about me section (or any content for that matter) in the personal profile?
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Exclude service accounts from the people finder (search)

I have a People Finder page which uses the Search Results webpart, I'm wanting to exclude all service accounts from the search results, how can I achieve this without manually inputting all the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 content search webpart not returning a document on taxonomy managed meta data property filter

Sharepoint 2013 content search webpart not returning a particular document which has taxonomy managed meta data property but when I search it with some other property like Title, it returns the ...
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Set People picker from AJAX call [duplicate]

I need to set a people picker field with the value from a JSON/verbose Ajax call. Using the below format I am able to set everything from text fields to selection fields but can not seem to set people ...
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move/copy data from one column to another

I'm running SharePoint Online 2013. I've set up a document library. The default "Add Document" form contained many fields irrelevant to some users, so I've got a requirement to add another "Add ...
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Mail won't send - specified string is not in the form required for an e-mail address - SSRS Subscriptions

I am running SharePoint 2013. We use Exchange Online for e-mail. Because we have this set to require SSL, and SharePoint won't send mail with SSL, I have a local SMTP relay set up on the SharePoint ...
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CSR can not be applied to Personal Views?

I just posted this on Andrei Markeev his Cisar issue list. Can someone confirm CSR can not be applied to Personal Views, or tell me I am talking poop (je praat poep! in Dutch) BTW anyone doing ...
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How are Groups created from AD LDS?

I need to create a new group in SharePoint that includes members from an ADLDS group. These users can already log in, but they don't have permission to view anything. How are these groups created?
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High Trust App Unable to launch in dev

I have a vm dev environment with SharePoint 2013 (SP1 + October 15 CU) and a SQL server. I have a User Profile Service Application, App and Subscription Setting Application and all the services are ...
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SP13: Connecting Content Types

Working in SharePoint 2013. Have a custom list with a bunch on content types. Some of the content types share the same columns. My assumption was that if a column is filled in one column type it ...
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Backup/Restore site collection with working list workflows?

Is there a way to backup and restore a site collection and still preserve all list workflows? I am backing up one of our production sites, but when I move it to staging all the workflows lose their ...
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UserSync not working

I'm getting crazy trying to activate UPSS in my environment. First I tried to use SharePoint Active Directory Import in order to synchronize my AD users to SP. After reading some articles concerning ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST expand and filter issue

I've been using REST for a lot of tasks, and with the recently added $batch endpoint, it's more fun than ever. There is one thing bugging me though, and I'd like to share it with you, perhaps someone ...
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Variations and column names

During the propagation of a custom list of items (created with XML scheme based on a native list template), the fields of the target variation of the columns are delivered in the language of the ...
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build promoted link programatically

I need to fetch information from my promoted list and build webpart which has same look and feel as we have when we see promoted links. I will have some custom Logic hence need to create webpart so ...
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is it possible to bring in sharepoint image picker in html

I am having a content editor webpart which references to a html file I have input box for entering the path of the image. It will be saved in webpart properties. Now is it possible to bring in ...
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Calculated column with Version data not refreshing, trying to export to Excel

I have a document library that I am exporting to Excel, and I am trying to output the Version number on the export sheet. The Version column is not available for export in Sharepoint 2010+ (we were ...
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SP2013 Drag and Drop not working on 1 server out of 3

I'm attempting to troubleshoot a weird issue. We are running SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on a farm of three WFEs and two App boxes. The three WFE boxes are in a load-balancing pool so that one server ...
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Changing RichHtmlField's DefaultAssetImageLocation property

I am attempting to set the default location when selecting Insert->Picture->From SharePoint in my RichHtmlField. I have set the DefaultAssetImageLocation on my page layout's RichHtmlField and while it ...
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Button to change value in a list

How can I code a button that changes the value of a field in a list?
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SPServices JQuery Library not working in SP 2013 Online

I am trying to replicate a solution for managing users in SharePoint groups using the SPServices JQuery library. I am following this example: ...
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SP2013 : CAML query for managed metadata columns for multiple items selected ?

How to write a caml query to fetch data from a managed metadata column ? I have written caml query which works fine for data matching to "Business" . How do my query return results if the data is ...
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Session not being preserved in application pages

I have developed two application pages. Page1 stores a string in session and Page2 displays that value. Problem is, on Page2 the line where I am printing session value is giving error: Object ...
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Caching SharePoint API Queries at the Server?

Let's just say I have to call this REST service via JavaScript: http://someserver/_api/lists(guid'aguid')/items?$select=ID,Title&$top=5000 Knowing there's a lot of records to be returned, let's ...
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SharePoint 2013 $batch issue with parent and child sites

I've played around with $batch for a while, overall it's a great addition, but there are some minor things I am curious about. $batch allows you to request data from the host web (from the app ...
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New-SPContentDatabase : String or binary data would be truncated

When creating new database manually in PowerShell using command New-SPContentDatabase -Name $ContentDatabase -WebApplication $WebApplicationName it works fine, but recently it has started to fail ...
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SharePoint 2013 search ignoring ampersand in the search query string

I have a similar issue, I have content in my SharePoint 2013 list which has an ampersand in the Title field, e.g I&J. When I search for it by typing I&J in the search box, SharePoint Search ...
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ProjectPolicy.SavePolicy() : server side giving error : The collection cannot be modified

trying to modify ProjectPolicy Properties server side giving me error , List<ProjectPolicy> availPolicies = ProjectPolicy.GetProjectPolicies(web); ProjectPolicy policy = ...