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How to loop through all WebParts controls

There is a way I loop through all controls of my Sharepoint 2013 Visual WebPart, and only them? Something like this: ... foreach(var _control in this.Controls) { if (_control.typeof() == ...
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Building a GUI in SharePoint 2013

I’m planning on building some business processes that use SQL as the data source and allow SharePoint 2013 users to interact with the data. I’m not sure how to give the users a GUI inside SharePoint. ...
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How to Sync network driver folder with document library?

Is there any way to sync a document library folder with a network driver folder? so that any changes in either the library or the network driver folder will be available on the other side? Is there ...
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Duplicate entries to appended comments from workflow

There is a question that has been posted that had the same issue but the resolution did not work entirely for me. Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save In my situation I am ...
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how to Mapping input properties and getting their values in Item display template?

I have the following list: type of my columns are regular column. I want Customize Display Template for Content By Search result Web Part (Link01 and Link02) but pictureLink, description, ...
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SP13: Searching within a Library from the Home Page

I am working on a task that is very cumbersome. I have a document library that’s full of different types of documents. Within the document I using the following metadata columns: Title, ...
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How do I send data to a lookup field with ReST? SP2013

I've been working with a jQuery AJAX call to post data to one of my SharePoint lists. One of the fields in this list is a look-up field. In forming my JSON data to push to the list I was able to ...
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Anonymous users can't view a content search web part in SharePoint 2013

I've been completely stuck on this for a few days now. Basically I have an intranet home page with custom master & layout in SP2013 Enterprise on-premises. The page contains a content query web ...
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SP13: Custom List Searching

I created a custom list. Within the custom list I can search on every column except the following: People and Groups and Date and Time. I have checked the Search Settings for the custom list and ...
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Optimize query executions in sharepoint

I was recently asked this question. Would like to know some opininon on what is the best strategy. The SharePoint databases are configured to run on a dedicated instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ...
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PowerShell script causes “The context has expired and can no longer be used. (Exception from HRESULT: X80090317)” issue

Currently I have 3 different SharePoint environments; DEV,UAT and PROD. These environments have same server topology and same software installations. I populate some SharePoint lists and a SQL Server ...
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Button “Download a copy” ONLY works on the “All Items” view of document library

This is a problem that I have with every document library in our environment. I have enabled the option to download a copy, for every library. When I look at the "All Items" view of a document ...
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Autosave sharepoint form

So one of the job roles at my company involves a massive checklist that it ticked off throughout the day. I want to incorporate this into out sharepoint site. I created a custom list with a column for ...
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Property missing from cswp results

We are trying to do a custom control/item template layout to render results for cross-site publishing. We have made a proof of concept on a development test site that is working. When we try to ...
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How to control the size of the suggestion container in a TaxonomyWebTaggingControl?

It's been fairly easy to include a TaxonomyWebTaggingControl on an Application page, and it seems to work without a hitch, except for one thing: the control's JavaScript code insists on sticking to a ...
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Calling user profile service from spd 2013 workflow yields “unauthorized”

Trying to use the "call http web service" action from a SPD 2013 workflow to get the user's manager. The url for the web service is: ...
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Page.User.IsInRole always returns false

I have an on premises deployment of SharePoint 2013. Using the OOB Claim authentication provider (not using ADFS). Using NTLM. Not using Forms Based Authentication (FBA). I've created a web part and ...
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Condition for Person/Group Picker

I have two buttons on my form. One button, titled "Ask additional information", loads a textbox with the Submit button beneath it. Another button, titled "Assign Resources": When I click "Assign ...
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What is the first number in SharePoint Document ID's

In SharePoint 2013 I have set up Document ID's for my document libraries. Here is an example of one of the ID's. KBTEST-45-24. Im wonder what the first number relates to. I know that the last number, ...
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Need a basic method to interactively display list data on a page

Sorry for the super basic question but I am bewildered by my options here. We are using SP 2013 and I want to have a part on a web page that shows a form result from a list (with text and pictures) ...
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Creating Customer Document list

I need to create SharePoint site which has a list of customers where my internal users can select the customer and a library with all the relevant documents for that customer come up. I also need to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search: Searching files “Modified by Me”

I have a search view that shows all files modified in the last 15 days. What I want is a personalized view of this, I can partially achieve this by adding "ModifiedBy:{User.Name}" in the search query ...
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Workflow Lookup not working in sharepoint 2013 designer

I have a list which was created to manage sharepoint site requests. When an item is submitted a workflow fires off(Assign a task) workflow action which stores id and outcome in the workflow variables ...
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How do I remove the Page Content zone from blank web part template?

As the title suggests. This space isn't reclaimed even if you haven't put anything in it so all of my web part pages have a 2" thick white strip across the top of the middle of the page. I have ...
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Creating New Folders using Windows Explorer is very slow in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment upgraded from SharePoint 2010. When working with Windows Explorer, users are able to navigate the folders normally without any issues. However, if a user tries to ...
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Sorry Something Went Wrong

I have tried everything to get my Development environment up and running but I'm still seeing this error on all Site Collection AND Central Admin! It only has one App server and the DB server so here ...
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Remote App using CSOM against SP2013 with Claims

We have a few applications that currently use managed code CSOM against SP2010 - think of SharePoint as simply a large file store. The UI is not used at all and all the functionality for the remote ...
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SharePoint 2013 content database size for single site collection

We have a web application with single site collection and one document library, mainly used for uploading supporting business documents (.pdf, .doc and .xml). Current content DB size is 160 GB with ...
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Get List Item Version History using Client Side Object Model (C#)

I am using the Client Side Object Model Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll and Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime.dll against SharePoint 2013, and am able to pull down data from custom lists. What I am ...
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Showing Changes to List Items & Deleted Content

How can I show changes to list items, with deleted content lined out, along with the modifying user name? Seems like there was something like this available in SP2007 but not seeing it in SP2013. ...
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How to return multi-value fields via SharePoint Rest API?

After reviewing my results, I realized one of the sharepoint columns only returns one value. How do I get it to return each value from my Role Column? It should look like this: Title: FDA Program ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Default View for Site Collection

We have added new columns to doc. library on PWA Sharepoint 2013. we want to save this view as default doc.library template for every site created on PWA site collection, is it possible? Every site ...
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How to preview jpg images in Sharepoint 2013 search results

I created a brand new site collection and uploaded a jpg file in the document library did a full crawl and when i searched for the jpg file. I could see it in the search results but i am not able to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Designer workflow suspended

Workflow suspended: Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.InvalidOperationException: Looking up a value using a key is ...
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How do I format SharePoint Rest API Results?

How do I get my SharePoint Rest API Results to return like so: Title : FDA Project RioBravo Module: Primary Training Roles : Project Manager, Lead Agent versus the way this returns them like so: ...
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Programmatically enable Auto-approval for permission requests on community site collection

I've done some searching and cannot find a solution anywhere. I'm creating community site collections via event receiver. I need to enable "Auto-approval for permission requests" on each site ...
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Missing site collection Templates and The product key could not be validated. Check the error logs for details

I just installed a SharePoint 2013 and configured the farm. As I used a server 2012 r2, I downloaded a slipstream version of SharePoint, found here. After installed, when creating a site collection, ...
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Quality Of Email Handling In List

I'm curious about how well SharePoint 2013 handles incoming email forwarded from an Exchange server. I did a MOSS 2007 email management with approval workflows project 5 years ago and many emails from ...
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how to fetch newsfeed from social network

I am creating an AppPart which should fetch Newsfeed from Facebook or twitter or some social network. I tried the following code ClientContext clientContext = new ...
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Display template renderer for managed navigation terms

We have a cross-site publishing set up. It is working and bringing across our catalog of items and the terms we used to setup a managed navigation on our publishing/user side. We are showing catalogs ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow errors when started

When starting a published SharePoint Designer 2013 List Workflow manually on a list item, I get the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Cannot Create a Bilingual Site Template in Sharepoint

I'm trying to create a site template out of a bilingual sharepoint 2013 site (in SP2010 compatibility mode). I can create the template successfully, but the template only gets created in the current ...
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How can I prevent people from pasting formatted text?

Is there a way to prevent people from pasting formatted text into the rich text editor? I need to make sure only our approved styles are used.
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SharePoint 2013 Search Results Sort Options - Odd Behavior from “Relevance” Option

I am working in a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Center, and looking to change the default Sort options on a Results page. To do this, I am modifying the “Available sort orders (JSON)” property of ...
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Error when filtering the view

I want to make a view of a list to display the upcoming birthdays. I have a list "Employees": The column "Birthday" is of type date, the other 4 columns all of type "Calculated (calculation based ...
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Create column displaying the term from the term set

I would like to create a column for a document library that shows the term that a document has been tagged with from the Term Set from the managed metadata store. Is this possible?
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Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?

I'm experiencing a problem I can't quite understand. We're provisioning content types to a content-type-hub via an installed feature. The feature deploys, the content types and site columns all ...
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SharePoint Copy Blog to new site collection in c#

I am trying to make a code that copies Posts and Comments to a site. It is working, except setting the lookup field to connect Comment with Post. using Microsoft.SharePoint; using System; namespace ...
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How do I use SharePoint Rest API to query list for a field resulting in one row of data?

I've been able to pull data for a specific list, but unable to filter it down to one item, where the Field called "File Name" equals drugdealers. Any assistance would be appreciated. <script ...
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Applying common styles to multiple HNCS: What is the best practice?

Adhering to best practices, we have built a SharePoint 2013 intranet with multiple Host Named Site Collections all accessible via HTTPs, for example https://home.domain.com - Landing Page ...