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Calendar Forms still loading via Dialog, despite Advanced List Setting saved?

I've got a problem where, it seems the 'Add Event' option within an SharePoint 2013 Calendar is always using a dialog to add an Event. Despite I've repeatedly saved the 'Advanced Setting' for: ...
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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Resetting IIS takes website down even though load balancer is being used

I have 2 load balanced WFEs. When I take one of them offline then website still works which means load balancer is working. But when I do IIS reset on one of those machines then the website doesn't ...
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Limit filetype for one Document Library in a site? [duplicate]

I have a document library in our main site that I'd like to restrict to PDF's only. I know I can block filetypes for an entire site, but is there a way I can limit a particular library to only accept ...
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Existing content type add new/edit/display forms

I have a Content type that is being used on a list on many subsites. I'd like to replace add/new/edit forms for that content type. It is on Office 365 + i cant use sandbox code at all. Only option ...
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Delete field office for all users SP2013

Is there a way to delete the values of User Profile Property Office for all users via Powershell or CA?
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In sharepoint 2013, how to get the layout url of current page?

Recently i am migrated from SP2010 to SP2013 and i am trying to use the on demand js in pop ups. While doing that, i am facing an issue in getting an alternative for the following var url = ...
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Low resolution breaking page

I'm in an environment in which plenty of users will have their systems set to 1024 x 768. This is generally not a problem with SP, but one page in particular that I've created is broken by low ...
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Export to Excel ignoring filters

I understand that when we use the Export to Excel button in the ribbon bar, what we get is an IQY file containing a query for OWSSVR. I am trying to filter the data returned by OWSSVR. When I go to ...
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Removing Default Search Box and “Home / Edit” link in Oslo

I want these things done for a single subsite. I needed to do some special things with searching on the site that involved basically breaking the default, built-in search box. But it still shows up. ...
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SP2013 Branding per team site

I have a question regarding the branding of non-publishing sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a site, consisting of several different team sites, each site should have a unique brand attached to it. I ...
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Access Denied when creating post using managed client object model

I am using .net client object model for MicroBlogging (Post with hashtags). I am getting access denied error. i am using below code const string serverUrl = "http://usfkl13as133v:9191/en-US/"; ...
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Site Collection locked: cannot add site columns through UI

I found an annoying problem on a test #sp2013 server. Essentially I have been testing out some powershell code that adds site columns defined as rows in CreateSiteColumns.csv. Whilst testing and ...
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Friendly Url on Root Web

We have a SP2013 site. We want to allow creating friendly URLs for pages under the root site, e.g. - contoso.com/my-page linked to contoso.com/pages/my-page.aspx. Is it possible? Not sure if it ...
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Add link in ribbon - SP2013

I would like customizing my ribbon, but not in this way that is exemplified here Custom actions in SharePoint 2013. I need to add a link in the green stripe or gray (preferably in gray stripe). ...
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Site Feed doesnt work on Blank Site

If I create a team site and add a site feed to it, it works. It shows the title: Newsfeed, and input box and the line that says "It's pretty quiet here. Invite more people to the site." When I create ...
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Search Crawl error on a single page

This is a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise environment. The crawler refuses to crawl a single page correctly. No other errors show up in the crawl log and every other page is crawled correctly. The error ...
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How can SharePoint 2013 be used to administer objects to be lent to someone else?

Could SharePoint 2013 be used to administer devices that can be lent to customers like in a public library but with more complex objects and flexible rental durations? It should be possible to ...
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Migrating discussion board between site collections

In our sharepoint (where I can only access the client, nothing from the server) we switched (or had to switch) from one site collection to another on another server. The two servers are running under ...
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How do I use HideCustomAction to remove the “Site Contents” link from Quick Launch in SP2013?

I've created a feature which should (according to numerous articles) remove the "Site Contents" link from the Quick Launch. One problem: This doesn't happen. Here's what is in my elements.xml: ...
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Enable-SPFeature not working in scheduled task

I have a powershell script that runs every 5 minutes it creates a subsite on a Site Collection the last part of the script activates the SiteNoteBook feature in SharePoint 2013. I added all the new ...
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Apps don't work (HTTP 400 Bad Request) in MySites Web App, but do work in main SharePoint Web App

When I try to add an app to a MySite site collection it looks like it is created without error, but when I try to go to it, it gives me a 400 bad request error. Apps work fine on our regular ...
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Adding an APP of type Wiki library VS adding new enterprise wiki subsite

What are the differences between adding new Subsite of type "Publishing >> Enterprise Wiki" , and just adding a new Wiki Library App to any site ? and when to use each ? Thanks
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Adding a farm solution to my home page have affected all the pages inside my library

I have created the following farm solution, to enable navigating the term store :- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Host Web via App

2 Questions: 1) How can we scope search results for a SharePoint hosted app to a single host web list? 2) Is it possible to programatically return the URL for a specific Host Web List to the App? ...
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How to find the creation date of the Web Application?

I wanted to find how the count of the web application in the farm increases in the past year. For this I wanted to find out the date when each web application is created. Is there anyway to find the ...
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setting page layout using JSOM

I want to change page layout for some of my publishing pages using a SharePoint-Hosted app. Is there a way to changing (setting) page layout to a publishing page using JavaScript?
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External Data Refresh Failed - which setting is causing this error

I'm getting this error message when trying to refresh a workbook. The odc file is saved in the Data Connections library of the sub-site. The excel olap pivot report is saved in a document library of ...
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After add a new WFE server, cannot login sharepoint sites

Original we only have one all-in-one server. Recently we add a new server (VM) and decide to use it as WFE. The old one will become APP server. I followed the procedure here: ...
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How to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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Issue with Modal Dialog in SharePoint 2013

Foll. is our code to open modal dialog in SharePoint 2013. It worked in 2010. In 2013, I have put a debugger and notice that the debugger wont go into the line after ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded. ...
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How to create a linked data source with document libraries based on the same template?

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013 and I use SP Designer and Visual Studio 2013 to my needs. But there are several things which i don't get. I have a number of libraries which use the same ...
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Problem: Publishing image column shows URL of image

we have created a site column via powershell: $siteField=$spWeb.Fields["Floor Plan"] if(! $siteField) { Write-Output "Create new site level column Floor Plan of type - Image with formatting and ...
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Field not saving via form load rule?

I have a form that has a people field on it (Username) and a multi-person people field on it (Editors). A form load rule populates the Username field with the current user and another rules uses a ...
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How to Configure Searching in SP 2013

we have SP site in 2010 with huge amount of Data in it. We will be updating it to SharePoint 2013 very soon.so just wanted to know if it will create problem after upgrading , specially searching part ...
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Expanding ListViewByQuery Web Part stuck on “Working on it…”

I am using a ListViewByQuery in a custom web-part. If I set the CAML GroupBy to <GroupBy Collapse='FALSE'> (i.e. expanded), the webpart works fine. However, if I set it to <GroupBy ...
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Which site template do I use for SP2013 site for my requirement?

We are developing using SharePoint 2013. We need to have document library to publish excel files that can be then viewed via Excel Web Services webpart. We need to plan out the site and need advice on ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form & Capturing Email Address

Before I give up on InfoPath I am asking for help. I created an InfoPath form with two textbox fields. The form will be connected to a sharepoint 2013 document library. I am not sure if I have ...
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All apps downloaded from Office Store require username and password to view

I've successfully setup Sharepoint's Office Store, and have begun testing some of the app that can be downloaded for Sharepoint from the App Store. These apps download successful and function ...
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Sharepoint Library Corruption

I am experiencing an odd issue with my SharePoint 2013 environment. Running on RTM prior to putting the system in production, I was letting my users fiddle around with an SP site. They had edit ...
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Sharepoint Online Login to a specific page

Is there a way to set which page appears when you login. I'd like to login into sharepoint then immediately be redirected to the about me section. Basically when you go to the Office 365 login ...
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How to get content types available to a library using the REST API?

Using the REST API, how would I go about obtaining the content types that are available in a specific library in SharePoint 2013? I am aware that I can get the content types of items from a list, but ...
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Search Service App Pool will not stay running sharepoint 2013

I configured search on a separate app server. Everything went well but the app pool wouldn't stay running. I got the following error in the event viewer: Application pool ...
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Can I use a Search Security Trimmer Pre to deny access?

In SharePoint 2013: Imagine I have around 10 sites containing a document library and have created say 8 Active Directory security groups. Visitor/read access for each site has been granted to one or ...
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Where i can override the OnInit method

I need to write the following farm solution to override the InInit method as follow:- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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Disable “Quick edit” for list

How do I disable this function from XML? Anywhere in Content Type or List Definition or List Instance?
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Performance: SQL query vs SPListItemCollecion

A project I'm working on has me pulling lots of data from another SQL database (via a c# webpart) and I'm curious about the best approach to make it as speedy as possible. The two thoughts I had were ...
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SharePoint 2013 sp.js Getting the column names of custom list

*Edit* I have figured out how come the data returned for the columns was showing the wrong labels. The issue occurs when the list columns are created using the quick edit mode, as it allows you to ...
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SharePoint redirects to the site home page when I save an item with a Rich Text Field

Update - It seems the Cisco Netscaler is causing the problem. Now I have server access (and bypassed the NLB by going direct to the WFE) then everything is working again Solution - It seems Cisco ...
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SharePoint Online or SharePoint Server 2013

I have been tasked with understanding the pro's and con's of rebuilding our SharePoint 2010 platform. This could either consist of a 2013 local install upgrade or moving to Online. There are many ...