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Moving Sharepoint site/Content DB

I've got a question regarding moving a sharepoint site. Basically a user has created a Site collection on a wrong content DB and I'm now having to move it. The problem I have is that content on the ...
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Lookup field with formatted text

I've created several lookup fields programmatically in existing lists, currently they render with just one field as the text value, however I'd like them to display the contents of two text fields ...
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JavaScript from MSDN won't work (error: unexpected response from server)

I used the code from "How to: Complete basic operations using JavaScript library code in SharePoint 2013", the part underneath "SharePoint website tasks". I'll just paste the code here, so that you ...
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Migrating BDC fields from SP 2007 to 2013

Hopefully someone could point me in the right direction. We had a SP 2007 library which had an External Data Field in it. We have migrated the library to 2013 (via 2010 using attach-contentDB), all ...
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Error creating a new document set “value cannot be null Parameter: strFolderName”

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site collection and I activated the Document Set feature. I've added the "Document set content type" to the Documents library. When I try to create a document set I receive ...
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“Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerUnauthorizedAccessException” while executing Query in Sharepoint app model

I am working with Sharepoint app model. I am using autohosted as an option and trying to debug it. I am getting the client context as var clientContext = ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Versioning

I'm trying to figure out how to prevent SP2013 from terminating existing WF instances upon a new version deployment. Workflow Manager can natively upgrade running instances, as reported in MSDN code ...
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View only Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2013

We've migrated from Sharepoint 2003. In Sharepoint 2003, there were a link in on the left hand side, called Documents. When you click this link, it list all document libraries in the site. How do ...
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Library shows twice in site content

This question is for future reference, because I have already found the cause and it took me quite a bit of time. I created a List definition with two list instances, A and B. However when I look ...
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sharepoint 2013: customize tool pane web part in app

The tool pane properties allows only 4 types. Among them, the enum properties would be nice for me if I could get datas from a list. Unfortunately it seems I cannot customize it (seems only datas ...
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Unable set current navigation of web

I want to change the current navigation to "Structural Navigation: Display only the navigation items below the current site" of sub site. I got this which shows how to set the current navigation and ...
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InfoPath new fields are not editable

I have an InfoPath form being published and uploaded in CA as an administrative-approved form. The form is activated on a site collection, and when I upload the form I get it to upgrade. When I'm ...
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Send to command: relation between original document and copy

Is there any way to make a relationship (property, column, etc) between an original document and it's copy, while using the send to command? I just need to confirm that a document has a copy or not to ...
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Editing CreatedDate on a publishing page using powershell

I am trying to move some publishing pages from an old SharePoint server to a new one using powershell. When I try to update the createdDate it says the property is read only. Is there a way to change ...
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Variations - Changed pagelayout doesn't change in variation page

I have variations set up with 2 labels, en-us (Source) sv-se It all works as it should. Although if I change the page layout in the english page and publish and make sure to run the variation ...
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configure claims authentication in Sharepoint Which has configurd in 2 different servers

I am trying to implement claims based authentication in SharePoint which is configured in 2 different servers, previously it was in one server and it worked fine with a custom STS(.net mvc ...
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Wrong date representation on Russian site while filtering by date range using Date Filter Web Part (?)

I want to create date range filtering on my event list. For that I use the following article: List filtering by date range. I was able to follow all the article and connected Date Filter Web Part with ...
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XSLT not displaying data from Arabic column external list

I have an external list named "users". It is coming from SQL Server and has following two columns: English_Name varchar(300) Arabic_Name nvarchar(300) Notice the Arabic_Name field has data ...
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Looping retrieved Items throws an InvalidCastException

I have some very simple code using the client object model to retrieve a list and all items from that list from a SharePoint 2013 Online site. When the ExecuteQuery() fires, I use Fiddler to view the ...
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Session and HttpContext not available in web part

I have a web part in which I have Grid View which displays data from a custom list. In the Page_Load I am initializing the DataTable. I want to store the DataTable object in Session object so that it ...
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Ways of implementing data range filtering on event list

I have to implement filtering of my event list on several columns like EventType, Organisator and so on. All the columns filtering work well using OOB filtering by pressing on the header of the ...
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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Undo a user's folder changes

A user on my system just went nuts moving files and creating new folders. I want to undo it because now there are a bunch of broken links to files that refer to paths that no longer exist. Is there ...
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Site Policy/Closure Issue

I’ve run into a site policy issue that I wondered if anyone could help validate, or have a solution for. In this scenario we’ve tried local site policies, as well as policies published via a content ...
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Catastrophic failure when crawling BCS data in SharePoint 2013

I am getting error in search crawl Logs when doing a full crawl on a Business Data Connectivity content source. The content source is set up to crawl a SQL BCS entity that has a stream accessor, ...
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Start/Stop SharePoint Server on demand

I'm running SharePoint Server 2013 on my work machine (4Gb RAM) but I'm usually not using/developing SharePoint, so I'm looking the solution to start/stop whole SharePoint Server on demand. For ...
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Is there a NON-CODING way to trigger / start a workflow on an Infopath form that will allow for secondary actions without submitting the inital form?

I think what many others are asking for has not been answered yet in any variations of the questions posed. As a designer of a workflow, I'm using InfoPath to capture data from an end-user and I'm ...
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showing ModifiedBy field on Page Layout [duplicate]

I have created page layout using VS 2012 for publising pages. Ho do I add a field to the Page Layout which shows who has modified the page last time.
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webpart contain autocomplete textbox for farm solution

Is it possible to create a webpart contain autocomplete textbox for sharepoint 2013? I know that everything is possible but I tried many many tutorials and samples and nothing works. So if yes could ...
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error when saving custom user field in a custom Page Layout

I have created a custom user field as follows <Field ID="{9B49F1A5-7FFB-400B-9B0E-0FC4D6C1417C}" Name="AMtalatFieldEditors" DisplayName="My Editors" Type="UserMulti" Mult="TRUE" ...
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How to get the data type of a list item field? [closed]

i am using CSOM 2013 and need the required data type of a ListItem-field. Who can help?
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Create a custom list in sharepoint via Visual Studio [without Feature option]

I've created a customlist in Visual Studio 2013 and deployed the same in the SharePoint 2013 server. Its working fine and is showing in the "Site Settings -> Site Features" area of my sharepoint site. ...
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Png and bmp images are not diplayed in SP2013 - 2010 mode

I have a web part in SharePoint 2010 and recently migrated to SharePoint 2013. This web part is working fine in SharePoint 2010 server. However I am facing an issue when we migrated to SharePoint ...
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How to check user has visited site collection first time?

I want to know which users have visited the site first time from the added users. For ex, I have added 40 users in the sharepoint but only 10 users have logged in and 30 have never logged in the site. ...
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SharePoint creating minor version of target page everytime source page changes

I am using Variations. When ever I change some text in source page, SharePoint creates a minor version of same page on target website and asks for it to approve. Is this normal? I am asking because ...
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How to set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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Add CSS Classes to ContentBySearch.getPictureMarkup

I'm trying to create a custom design on a Content Search web part. In the display template the var pictureMarkup is created using this line: var pictureMarkup = ...
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Document Library Filter

This may seem like a simple question, but I have spent hours trying to get this function to work properly. I have two data columns in a document library with a view titled "today". The idea is as ...
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A paragraph element has been added to Note field when editing page layout

Amoung others I have created Notes fields and added them to my Page layout. When I edit page layout and save it, a paragraph element has been added to all Notes fields. Any idea why and how to fix it? ...
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SP2013 - KeywordQuery search profile by Birthday field

I need search people profile by Birthday field using KeywordQuery. The field is indexed correctly, when I search for REST, ...
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Calculated column, when does it recalculate?

A calculated column refreshes its content when an item is created or edited, so far so good. However, when an item is displayed in a list view, is the result of the calculation updated or not? I have ...
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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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What benefits does SharePoint offer over Notes/Domino?

I was not sure where I should ask this question but this seemed like a right place. So here it goes. I have been working on Notes/Domino for over 5 years now. There was a lot of chatter, which I ...
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SharePoint updating target page when I change text in source

I am using variations as follows: English Spanish I have written English text in English page and Spanish text in Spanish page. Later when I updated text in English page, then SharePoint ...
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how do I change the size of the breadcrumb in SP2013 Online?

I would like to change the size of our breadcrumb in SP2013. We have the online version. I have full administrator privileges, but have no experience with SP Designer, but are happy to have a go, if ...
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How to get List Title in JSLink?

I have applied a JSLink to the custom list's new form in which I want to get the Current List title to access the list column further. My code is: (function () { var DepartmentCtx = {}; ...
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Unable to get the JavaScript event when I remove the user from people picker control

I have applied the jslink to the new form of custom list. In that JSLink, I am getting the user profile property and displaying it in label. But I want to blank the text of label when the user name is ...
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First level parent navigation show on sidebar even in child pages i visit?

How can I get the code to show the first level parent page name in it's child's in sidebar navigation. Let's say I have a parent page "About Us" and under it I have overview, mission, philosophy ...
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How do I make an app part I developed available in About Me or Newsfeed?

I have developed a SharePoint autohosted app using VS2013. I have been able to successfully get it deployed to my Office 365 based SharePoint. The app has an app part included and I have been able to ...
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SP 2013 VS Workflow error “MTW Client is invalid”

When deploying a Workflow enabled app from Visual Studio (2012/2013), receive the error "MTW Client is invalid". More of the same error in the ULS logs. SharePoint 2013 designer Workflows deploy ...