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Conditional formatting on list based on a user/person/AD entity

I have found many how-to guides on JavaScripts to render a colored line in a SP list based on a word in some column. I tried it with a 'person' (a people column) and it did not work. The value in ...
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When to create a new site collection and when to create a new sub site

We have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, which contains two Site Collections:- Team Site. Enterprise Wiki. And I have created 2 Site Collections because of the following differences:- Each ...
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Listing all users in user profile service using UserProfileManager and Linq

I'm trying to return a list of all users in the user profile service using linq. Unfortunately I can't see a way to do this, and have become stumped at the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> ...
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Site column definitions displaying resource keys instead of values

I wrote a Boris.SP.Abl.SiteColumns.sr-Latin-RS.resx resource file for a SharePoint 2013 farm solution project. I followed the tips from here to ensure that the resource is deployed to both ...
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Location of default Background Images

I'm relatively new at SharePoint development and am currently suffering from a problem where the default images for backgrounds aren't linking anymore, forcing me to 'remove' the image before applying ...
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How do I move the Search IndexLocation sharepoint 2013?

I have a sharepoint 2013 server with search on two separate servers. I want to set the IndexLocation from c:\Program Files \Microsoft Office Servers\15.0\Data\Office Server\APplications to ...
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SharePoint In-Place Search and Hidden Files

We've discovered an issue with the in-place search where certain documents are not displayed in the results set with the message "Some files might be hidden. Include these in your search." Clicking on ...
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Can't activate SharePoint solution

I am having a problem activating the CRM List Component for SharePoint (which is just a .wsp file). I went to Site Settings -> Web Designer Galleries -> Solutions and uploaded the solution. No problem ...
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Select a single first field and include additional selected fields

I've got a table of lots and am wanting to bring back one lot but currently I can return many due to the fact that they have different dates with the same lot number. The query I'm running is: ...
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Sharepoint Menu: How to add active class to level 2 in my topnavigation

I am using managed navigation, I am trying to change the look of my Sharepoint menu but sharepoint doesnt add an active or selected css class on my level 2 menu. I want to change the look but I cannot ...
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ModalDialog gets sticky with mouse cursor in IE9 and chrome

I will list the scenario so that you will understand the issue: We have hosted few ExcelReports in sharepoint 2013 Created pages with Excel web parts Open that page which has excel report embedded ...
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How to get the Search REST API sort to not be case sensitive?

I am using the Search REST API to get a list of users, and am trying to sort the results by last name. However, the sort seems to be case sensitive. Is there a way to change the way items are sorted? ...
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Loading Third Party Iframe on SharePoint publishing page

I have a SharePoint Publishing Page in which particularly using an iframe to load a HR Portal by Workday. So for that, in my Publishing Page I have simply added Page Viewer Web Part and then added ...
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Export DVWP to formatted Excel spreadsheet

I've got a page on my SharePoint 2013 site that shows a report. The report itself is a DVWP, but I need the ability to export the report into a pre-formatted spreadsheet. I can currently right-click ...
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Host Web Apps vs App Web Apps

I am little bit confused here and looking for some advise. What I know: When we install SharePoint hosted app it will be installed in your host web as a sub-site within a site collection which is ...
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access denied on new web application

I created a new Web Application (Claim based) and Anonymous is not checked (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806885.aspx) Then I created a Site Collection under the root of the new Web ...
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“Like” option in News feed is missing

I have a news feed web part in my home page. But, for some reason the "Like" option is missing and I cant find where to put this back. Can anyone help me? Thanks
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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“float;#22.0000000000000” Number Returned From CAML Query

I'm running a CAML query to retrieve list items. Some of the columns retrieved contain decimal numbers. The problem is the values coming back from the query look like float;#22.0000000000000. I just ...
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Replacement for List Item ID in SPD 2013

I would like to know what is the Replacement for 'List Item ID' Variable Type in SPD 2013 designer. Can I use 'GUID' as a replacement in SPD 2013 for 'List Item ID' ?
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How to read Custom Property value and term description from NavigationTerm?

In publishing sharepoint 2013 site, I am using managed navigation. I need to read value of custom property defined in term store and I also need to read value of description field. Is it possible to ...
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Maximum characters in Multiple lines of text Column

How many maximum characters in Multiple lines of text Column can be added in SharePoint 2013 ? I am not able to find anything on here, ...
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Date Time format confusion in my SharePoint 2013 server

I want all my date columns in the entire server to be in 'DD/MM/YYYY' format. So I setup the Locale in the regional settings as 'United Kingdom'. I did the changes in the following locations: ...
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Security Trimming

We would like to use search filtering to provide a custom master page to users with almost everything they will need to do to start their jobs. I have a list that has Department codes and would like ...
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Set values in Newform with CSR

I have a TestField (Single line of text) that I can return a value to while in NewForm.aspx. The problem being, the TextBox disappears and it only displays the returned text itself. (function () { ...
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OneDrive for Business Permissions

I have a few users that have non-standard permissions for OneDrive for Business . I've found a PowerShell Script that will list all OneDrives but not the permissions. Is there a way given a site, to ...
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How to get all the sharepoint 2013 site groups using C# client side object model

How to get all the SharePoint 2013 Site Groups using C# Client Side Object Model I am using VS 2013 on my laptop and SP 2013 is on the network I read that I have to use Credentials or equivalent ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send a second email?

I made an approval workflow in SP Designer 2013 for my custom list on a 2013 site. My workflow waits for the column "submit for approval?" to equal yes then it sends an email to the approver. Then ...
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Document set parent/child relationship search

We are working with Document Sets and have set them up with some custom metadata and different content types that can be loaded into them. We've found several good tutorials about setting up the ...
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Best practice for maintaining web.config files with multiple front-end servers

How are people handling the maintenance of the individual web.config files when dealing with multiple SharePoint front-end servers (FES)? Microsoft recommends that you should not update your IIS ...
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SharePoint Search - Force pdf to open in Adobe

We're replacing our old Google Search Appliance with SharePoint Search and the one difference I noticed is that the GSA will open .pdf files in Adobe, but SharePoint opens them in-browser. I thought ...
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Quick View tiles with JS

has someone implemented something like this?: https://github.com/CodyHouse/product-quick-view ? I want to make my own "tiles" in SharePoint and add some style and functions to them. I can see, that ...
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How best to optimize large filing system in SharePoint 2013

I'm responsible for a large site collection which functions as an electronic filing system. After 1.5 years of use, the content database is now at 750+ GB (and growing), so I'm concerned about ...
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Query Taxonomy Term Store list and display as navigation link

I have been given a navigation challenge. We have multiple site collections on a farm, that we ultimately want to have a navigation link list that is global between all site collections. The links ...
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Open document in edit mode via JavaScript

I run the following JavaScript to open an existing document in edit mode: url = 'https://sp.abc.com/sites/apps/Shared%20Documents/test.docx'; baseUrl = 'https://sp.abc.com/sites/apps/'; ...
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Stop Following a SocialActor doesn't work when the site doesn't exist

One of my users can't stop following one specific site. It appears on the .GetFollowed() array, but the site doesn't exist anymore, so when .StopFollowing() it says False and log says that Exception: ...
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massive delays in alerts reception, is the problem in SP or Exchange?

on a pool of 50 people some people receive the alert after 8 minutes, others after one hour. It wasn't like that some months ago, but the timing gets worse. The alerts are set on an announcement list ...
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Error when querying list/roleassignment in 2013 REST API - Need to know if a user can query a list/library

In sharepoint 2013, I need to check if a the current user, has access to a specific list, for that I'm using the following REST endpoint (using AJAX) ...
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Save Conflict “My Name” is editing this page and has made changes which conflict with yours

I am getting following error Save Conflict Error: "My Name" is editing this page and has made changes which conflict with yours. It is recommended that you stop modifying this page until the ...
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SPGroup.ContainsCurrentUser intermittently returning false for indirect membership via AD groups

I have a WCF REST service running in SP2013 that is used to determine which SP groups a given user is in (this is called by provider hosted apps, who can't get the relevant info from the CSOM). The ...
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Retrieving list of users in a site shows expired accounts

I'm retrieving a list of users using the following: public List<SPUsersEntity> FetchItems(string siteName) { try { PostEvent("Attempting to load users from: " + siteName, ...
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Enabling WACustomReports in SharePoint 2013 (15.0.4701.1000)

My attempt to use the export and import shell command to migrate a site collection has been impeded by the absence of this feature:WACustomReports When I run this command: Import-SPweb url - Path " ...
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Displaying list items in my site

I have a need to display content from a list in another site collection on every users My Site page - About Me (/person.aspx). The list is essentially responsibilities for users. So the list needs ...
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Cascading Dropdowns within My Sites - Edit Profile

I have successfully implemented the SPServices Cascading Dropdowns within one of my sites, this is working perfectly. Is there any way of implementing this within My Sites > Edit Profile page. From ...
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How to delete a service application in SharePoint 2013 which gives error?

I want to delete project server 2013 service application but it give error When I delete it from central administration it give blow error: Sorry, something went wrong Object reference not set to ...
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Restore/Import Managed Metadata from another SP 2013 Farm

My situation: SP2013 Farm A: Managed Metadata Service Application with database named "ManagedMetadataDB" SP2013 Farm B: Managed Metadata Service Application with database named "ManagedMetadataDB" ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Assets library

Assets Library in not accessible in my Sharepoint Foundation 2013. What must I do to activate it ? Thank you (and sorry for my poor English)
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service Application Error

I have created a User Profile Service Application and when i click on it it gives me error: "Sorry Something Went Wrong". When i take the correlation Id check the ULS Logs, i found following ...
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How to create webpart page using ECMA Script

I have tried to create webpart page using ECMA script, but did not get the right solution. Example : I have created two text-boxes one for "page name" ,second for "web-part name". when user click on ...