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Sharepoint 2013 authentication prompt continuously

I've a SharePoint Foundation 2013 installation (I've applied SP1). This SP has authentication based on local user, because this server is outside my LAN and on a cloud server. So, from my office LAN, ...
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formula to select a choice column

I have two choice columns in a list : choice column 1: values 1 posible 2 unlikely choice column 2: values A bad B very bad and I want to select another choice column based on the previous selected ...
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Why is links for Office Clients not showing in SharePoint 2013?

When I attempt to publish SharePoint links to office clients, nothing shows in the list. I have already setup and compiled my audiences.
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Is Office 365 Personal compatible with SharePoint?

I know this may seem like a simple question: I'm buying a new laptop and some come with a year of Office 365. I use SharePoint all the time, plus another Microsoft application called Minerva. I need ...
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Migrating to new sharepoint and merging new changes in content database

We need to migrate from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2013, as I understand there is no direct way to do this in single step, so we need to migrate first to 2010, then to 2013. As long as our content database ...
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Sharepoint 2013 .Net CSOM search across “All Sites”

I'm creating a new ClientContext: ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(targetUrl); When trying to do a simple search: KeywordQuery keywordQuery = new KeywordQuery(clientContext); ...
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All Attachments Need to be Downloaded

I am trying to keep users from being able to edit, and override, list attachments. I would like to make it so they can only download the attachments no matter what they are. Is there a way to do ...
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Sharepoint 2013 SP1 incoming email in load balanced farm not working on both servers

I have 2 SharePoint 2013 WFE servers with a Cisco CSS VIP load balancer. I have applied service pack 1 and may 2014 CU. I have configured the basic scenario incoming email on both servers as per this ...
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Got exception in the sharepoint wizard after install sp1 on sp2013 foundation

I am using sp2013 foundation. I try update sp with this sp: sharepointsp2013-kb2880551-fullfile-x64-en-us I installed the sp and finished. I did a reboot. After the reboot I start the wizard. I press ...
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add new wfe to an existing farm ssl cert question

I need to add a new WFE to an existing farm, do I need to purchase a new SSL certificate or can I reuse the existing certificate.
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Search crawl not working properly with Korean content

I am facing an issue in a SharePoint 2013 site where I have lots of PPT files with different languages and also metadata tags tagged with them. I am facing an issue with Korean content PPT files ...
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sp2013 foundation: Can I configure the refiners on the default search page?

I am using SP2013 foundation. Can I configure the refiners on the default search page? When I go to the default search page I cannot edit page.
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Sharepoint 2013 foundation is not crawling word 2007 documents, how to fix?

I am using SharePoint 2013 Foundation. I have many documents in my portal. Some are from office 2007, or 2010 or 2013. I see that my crawler is crawling office 2010 and 2013 documents, but NOT 2007. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 display templates look different to users

As admin user everything looks fine on the site, but when I log on as a normal user the display templates gets another look. Some of the display templates also get an error "Sorry, something went ...
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link mysite back to main teamsite- sp2013

I have 2 web app (1 for intranet.domain.com and the other for mysite.domain.com) how to link mysite to intranet site. 1 suggestion seems ok, but I don't know how to implement it is: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Content by search webpart Query for selecting only sub sites

How to configure the Query in the content by search webpart to show only the subsites in a given site collection? The query should not return any kind of documents or images or any other type of ...
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Programmatically adding tag to an SPWeb (Tags & Notes)

I've been tasked with adding metadata to a site's Tags. I thought the SPWeb's Tags (Tags & Notes) would be found in the SPWeb.Fields collection, but have not found any field that contains tags ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calenders not syncing with Outlook 2007 client

We have newly migrated Sharepoint Farm 2013 Standard from Moss 2007. Migration has been very successful, but i am getting issues related to Outlook 2007 integration with Sp2013 Calendars: I have a ...
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Cross-site publishing combine remote list into site search

We are working with a cross-site publishing set up and that is all hooked up and working well for navigation and showing the catalog/list of entries on the publishing side. Actually we have two remote ...
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Get MySite URL using ECMA

I am trying to get the URL of the logged in user's Personal site from another site collection. I am working on SharePoint 2013 online and using ECMA.
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Detect if SharePoint is using the system master page

Is there a way to detect if SharePoint is using the system master page? (just like EditModePanel, or detecting the system master page with javascript..) Right now I'm using the same master page on ...
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Farm installation

I will install a sharepoint farm in the following days and I am not sure about the number of servers to be used. My company is not very big but, not so small for a single server deployment. I was ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Sites I'm following” Points to Wrong URL

I have 3 major site collections where 250 sites are housed inside of it. For example: https://Departments.internal.contoso.com https://Projects.internal.contoso.com ...
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JSLink: Userfields (Author, Editor, …) only provide userId not username

i recently tried to modify a view with JSLink, modification works very good, but userfields are not correct provided if JSLink is in use. By default a userfield is rendered blank at first glance. ...
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Restricting Non-Synchronised Users in 2013

Scenario We have two synchronisation connections. One uses windows synchronisation and syncs an "Internal" OU group. The other uses forms authentication and syncs an "External" OU Group. This ...
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SharePoint 2013 list search

Can we search a SharePoint 2013 list by a specific column? I tried using Key Filters, but only certain field types can be used for searching. I am trying to search on a column of field type text. ...
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Need help in integrating Gigya to SharePoint

Any body having idea in integrating Gigya to SharePoint? Please details to how to proceed with that. Help will be appreciated.
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Set the “UseAAMMapping” Property of a ManagedProperty object / Map an URL of a HyperLink column (returned by the Search)

We use the the SharePoint 2013 FAST Search to display specific files of the "Pages" library. Everything is working as expected and we get the results we want. But then we added a HyperLink column (to ...
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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn ...
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How to use result sources in sharepoint 2013 search as a refiners?

I am configuring the Sharepoint 2013 search and wanted to have the scopes in the search page, but as we all know that scopes is the deprecated feature in Sharepoint 2013, so my query is that can we ...
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Import Sharepoint 2010 BDCM file in a SharePoint 2013 environment

I was wondering if it's possible to import a BDCM file exported from SharePoint 2010 in a Sharepoint 2013 environment ? Is the file format identical ? Thank you
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View error on AllItems.aspx

This error just cropped up and has me puzzled. This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (10000 items) enforced by the administrator. ...but what has me scratching my ...
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Efficiency of SQL updates/queries versus dealing with lists

I'm doing a lot of operations on very large custom lists, comparing them to SQL tables and updating items in the lists based on those tables. Currently this is a pretty slow process because it takes ...
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SharePoint 2013 MySite “LIKED” link to publishing page

Simon J.K. Pedersen has a nice way to add LIKE functionality to a publishing page. This functionality works great. I have also implemented like functionality on simple list items as well as described ...
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Restricted Read Over Contribute Permission Sp 2013

I have a Document library where userA has been placed under 2 groups. Group1 has been given Restricted Read and Group2 has been given Contribute. In this Scenario UserA cant edit the document even ...
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Stop Inheriting Permissions Inheritance on subsites

I want to restrict department staff to access their department subsite only. I have a single Web app that contains subsites for each department (HR,IT,Finance). Therefore, on each subsite I choose ...
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SP2013: Including App data in Sharepoint Search

I've been running down the many rabbit holes of SharePoint Search options, and can't seem to determine what would be best for my problem. We are using High Trust Sharepoint Apps to provide our users ...
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Sharepoint installation in a farm

I have been looking for a guide or another place where there is explanation about how to install sharepoint. I have gone through a lot ow websites and I haven't found useful any of them. I am trying ...
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Use a Managed Metadata Field as custom property of a WebPart

I'm trying to add a custom property to a WebPart to select multiple terms from a TermSet in SharePoint 2013. I have found this article: ...
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SP2013 Failed to create the configuration database

When installing SP2013 I got this error: Failed to create the configuration database An exception of type Microsoft.Sharepoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The ...
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How resize Dialog box after it's visible on screen?

When hidden controls appear, my dialog box doesn't resize but adds a scroll bar which i didnot wanted, please help. I am opening a application page using dialog box in sp 2013, some controls on my ...
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Is it possible to apply device dependent security trimming?

With SP2013, is it possible to apply additional restrictions to what can be viewed by a user using a mobile device (specifically Windows Phone) as opposed to a desktop or laptop? We can assume that ...
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addcontentdb command missed something

So I have built a new sql 2012 server and SharePoint 2013 server. I have added the new SharePoint server to the farm and made it the default central admin site. I have moved all the content ...
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How to make changes to CSS file stored in Style Library in 2013

I am trying to edit a CSS file inside the 'Style Library'. For some reason 'Edit document' in the web interface ribbon is greyed out when I select the file. It seems to only be enabled for some file ...
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Autocomplete Lookup - Finding the Best Approach

In my past months learning the ins and outs of Sharepoint, I've had some difficulty finding a really good solution for creating an Autocomplete Lookup. I've explored a couple different options, each ...
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Products Preparation Tool does not progress past the “Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role” stage

Products Preparation Tool does not progress past the "Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role" stage. After days searching for a fix and finding nothing that will work I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 Blog Post

I've been working on Blog Posts in SP 2013. Everything is working fine with the exception that the post view doesn't display (Post) web part body content, on items other than Approved status. I have ...
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PerformancePoint Scorecard not usable by non-admin/creator

I (as a farm admin) have been successfully creating and using PerformancePoint Scorecards/KPIs which were created in Dashboard Designer. Another admin has been able to use them as well. But when I try ...
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Disable search on file content

I have to refine my search schema to not search in the content of files (e.g. Excel file). I only want it to search for the metadata I have defined for the files. How do I do this? There are tons of ...
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How to pull property and auto-verify/populate?

In SP2010, there was a "Department" field where I had to extract the department of a user whose name was already verified/resolved in people picker. The code was: var invokeAfterEntityEditorCallback ...