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How do I prevent web parts from disappearing when copying a web part page to a new tenancy (Sharepoint 2013 Online)

I am needing to copy multiple pages from a Sharepoint online tenancy (Let's call it 'Tenancy A') to Sharepoint tenancies 'B', 'C', 'D' etc.. This works without issue when copying pages that contain ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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“Open in Excel” prompt disabled when accessing workbook through office web apps

We're trying to share an excel workbook through SharePoint which sends a link through mail with "web=1" which calls for excel web access. since the document has unsupported features in OWA, it prompts ...
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how to hide the save dialog in form libraries?

I don't want that users put the name of the file when they add a new item to a form library, I mean, they add a new item and then click on save button and they are asked for a name, I don't want to ...
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SharePoint Designer: Error when connecting to my customer production server

Every time I try to connect to any SharePoint site running on my customer server I get the following error. An error occurred accessing your Microsoft SharePoint Foundation site files. Authors - ...
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Cascading Drop down on Edit List view

I have been looking for an answer to this question for a week now, so I'm hoping that there is someone here that can help. I need to find a way to make a cascading drop down work on the edit view of ...
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Save site as template in SharePoint 2013

I have one SharePoint 2013 site, which I need to setup on another server. In 2010 there was an option to save site as template in site actions, which is not there in 2013. How can this be achieved? ...
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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks? when server name and internet url are different

JavaScript stops working and Masterpage seems to lose all styles. There are 3 places where a converted .html Masterpage references the original URL/Domain the site was created in. ...
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Approval Workflow “Approve in Absence of” or “Sign for” option

We are looking into the approval workflows, and trying to replicate SharePoint 2013 approval workflows based on existing functionality another vendor's tool supplies. This other vendor tool allows ...
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Sharepoint 2013, o365 Exchange Online Task Sync

We use Office 365 for hosted exchange, and I have an on premises SharePoint 2013 farm, and I'm trying to find a way to sync tasks with Outlook. I have been researching for the past couple days and ...
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writing a search query for search result web part

Is it possible to write a search query that will find sites/subsite that the current user has been shared?
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Scheduled crawls delayed

I just confirmed on one of my 2013 environments that the incremental/full scheduled crawls keep getting delayed inexplicably since I canceled one of them earlier this week that had run for too long. ...
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Can I hide the “new document or drag files here” link inside the wiki library

I am working on an enterprise wiki library, but when the user navigates to "My submission" view, he sees the "new document or drag files here" link instead of "add new page". Shown below: Is there ...
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FQDN of SharePoint 2013 server resolves to its trusted domain

I have Dev,QA and PROD env in my sharepoint 2013 farm. DEV and QA share a same Domain call it xyzqa.internal.contoso.org but PROD is in different domain xyz.internal.contoso.org. There is one way ...
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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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Do I have a content search webpart in SP2013 Standard licence?

I am using SP2013 with standard licence. I would like to use the Content Search webpart. Is it possible or do I need to have the enterprice licence? I am talking about the search webpart where I can ...
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how to create users with a special field and restrict what they see?

I need to create users with a field "mission" so this users can only see the documents or forms marked with this "mission", what is the best way to do it?, maybe forms based authentication?
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SharePoint discussion post item level permission

In one of our implementations we are using the discussion board functionality as Comments to blog articles.Whenever a blog article is created, a discussion post is created. There is a requirement ...
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Unrecognized tag prefix user control

I'm create default webpart and creat default user control, drug and drop control to designer on web part and it generate code: <%@ Register ...
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ASP.Net Web Form Emailer to Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to both ASP.Net and SharePoint development and have been tasked to convert an existing web form to a SharePoint 2013 solution. The web form is pretty straight forward; users enter line items ...
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Can't go to masterpage link in Site Setting

First, I am not referring to the link to the MasterPage gallery, I can get there just fine. The link I am referring to is under look and feel (when publishing Feature is activated). I can navigate ...
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What is the correct way to reference javascript in Sharepoint 2013?

I have found conflicting sources on linking/referencing JavaScript to a SharePoint .HTML Masterpage in SP2013. Out of the box, SP2013 instructions from Design Manager interface are to Use this ...
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Page exists but is 404 NOT FOUND

I created a link for a new page in my SharePoint 2013 subsite using double brackets. When I click on the link, I get the 404 Page Not Found error. It does not ask me if I want to create a new page. I ...
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Insert an App part cross site collections [duplicate]

I have a web application with two site collections; Team site Enterprise wiki Now I want to display the latest 10 enterprise wiki pages inside the team site. Now I try the following I went to ...
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2013: Where is the ctx.CurrentItem being generated in the search display template?

I'm wrapping my head around the display template and I'm trying to get the hover template to work in a custom display template. Right now, I'm trying to get a preview window to work with the ...
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Are there other SharePoint 2013 services that require classic authentication?

Reading Crawler authentication in SharePoint 2013 for STS based external website I found that NTLM is still required in SharePoint 2013 for Search Crawls. Are there other services that still require ...
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Database Update Status “ Needs Upgrade” Sp2013

I am in the process of upgrading sp2013 farm to SP1 upgrade soon. To prep for that i was going though datbase status page in central admin and saw the following: With that info on hand i was ...
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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SP2013 FBA pack - User Management error

I come back with another problem on another new fresh install : 1 SQL Server, 2 WFE. And I still have the problem 'Membership provider etc'. (Come back because I had the problem here). Now I ...
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Used Based document versioning - SP2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation. There is a requirement to enable user based version of documents in the library. Meaning that each user has his/her own version of the document uploaded to the ...
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Rich Text column - How to add HTML Template

I must add a HTML Template to reach Text Column, and it schould be Visible always. How Could I done it ? Only to give a template rich text to html, that nowan schould edit it
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Token life time and expiration

Can I get a good explanation of following terms: WindowsTokenLifetime ServiceTokenLifetime LogonTokenCacheExpirationWindow ServiceTokenCacheExpirationWindow What does WindowsTokenLifetime minus ...
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How can you share script members between control template and item template

I'm developing two custom display templates (Control and Item template) and I'm wondering if it is possible to share script members between these two templates, e.g. if I add something like var bar = ...
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Setting permissions in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I'm working on a SharePoint Workflow as a proof of concept for one of our clients. The requirements are that it must be accomplished as a SharePoint 2013 workflow with no custom code, created only in ...
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how can i display the latest items from another site collection

I have a web application, with three site collections . and i want inside my team site to be able to display the latest pages that have been added to my enterprise wiki site collection. so what are ...
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Migration to 2013 - Object reference not set to an instance of object

I´m currently migrating from SharePoint 2007 (via 2010) to 2013 by attaching the content databases. Before i wanted to migrate the last websitecollection, I started the integrity check in the ...
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Alternative to Design Manager

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2013 and i'm looking for an alternative to Design Manager, which is not included into foundation. Since i don't have the HTML version of the master.page and i'm a bit ...
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Duplicate filter values in a calculated column

I have a document library with a calculated column. This document library is populated from a windows service. Every time a new document is added, the calculated column has a formula to choose ...
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Can a 2013 Publishing Site be Changed to a Publishing Site with Workflow?

I created a handful of publishing subsites and added content etc... Now that I've done all that work, I'm wishing I would have created them as publishing sites with workflow. I know that typically ...
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Workflow failing seconds after file upload

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow associated with a document library which starts after a file is created. After running some tests I found out that the workflow works perfectly fine when I upload ...
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Invoke Asset Picker from JSOM

I have a custom page layout hosting Javascript. In it, I have a text field and a browse button that when clicked should open the SharePoint Asset Picker and subsequently populate the text field with ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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SPGridView PageIndexChanging does not hit when debugging

I have a SP grid view which has loads data in a IList (data added to iList from DB). When the pager pagination arrows "< >" are clicked the pager sometimes loads the same set. When I tried to debug ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Custom Web Part: Get and display data from Oracle and SqlServer databases

I'm developing a Custom WebPart to retrieve data (based on certain queries) from a SqlServer and Oracle databases: The data should be displayed in a grid/table/etc with sorting, filtering and ...
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SP 2013 REST API How to get Approval Status for Version History items

This is how SP presents Version History: I use this URL to get file history: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 JS Link return default field rendering

I got a very strange problem. I need to return default rendering for UserField (PeoplePicker) for some SP users with current user, and show read-only field with current user for others. In other ...
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Newsletter webpart/component for Sharepoint 2013

I want to ask about newsletter webpart/component for Sharepoint 2013. Is there any. Have You see any good module with history of send news ?
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SharePoint 2013 Set Content Source for Search Application

I have 2 Web Application on the same farm and I have created 2 different content sources for them and crawled it. How can I set the content source for respective search application.
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SharePoint Provider Hosted App: mixed content issue

We have a provider hosted app that needs the SharePoint javascript and CSS files, so in our MVC view we added the following code: <script ...
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SharePoint 2013 Basic Search Setup without Enterprise Search Site Collection

Although I have worked on modifying the CSWP and Display and Item templates, I am very new to SharePoint 2013 search configuration. I have a requirement of setting up basic search for a portal ...