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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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Lync Presence Image not matching in IE

I am trying to create a custom Lync presence indicators. They work perfectly in Chrome & Firefox but IE is causing problems. Chrome IE I have a couple of errors on the page but none that ...
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How to build a product list for product ID?

I have about 20 vendor libraries with productID, price, additional fields. I can't combined the document libraries into one because it will get really big (20-30k). All I need is to have productID ...
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SharePoint 2013 Searching multiple Site collections?

Is there a Search or Portal site Hierarchy/ Structure option in SharePoint 2013 that would enable a searching of specific and multiple site collections (not just Search all) We opened a ticket with ...
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FileType Refiner with BCS Content Source does't work

I've installed the file connector sample from MS (link). Everything seems ok and the search is working well. But I can't get the FileType refiner working. What I've done yet: Changed the mime type ...
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Should “Search Query and Site Settings Service” run on all servers in a SP2013 farm?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 farm of 6 servers configured like this: SQL Server (Clustered) SQL Server (Clustered) Front End (Load balanced) Front End (Load balanced) Search Query, Central Admin, some ...
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good tutorial to learn using Sharepoint 2013 with powershell

I am looking to create some scripts that I will need for my SharePoint, but my power-shell skills are very bad. Is there any good tutorial that will help me become better at it ? It can be anything ...
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Installed CU but server doesn't think so

I installed KB2880552 onto all the servers in my SharePoint farm. After the update ran, I went to our CA server and started the PSConfig executable. The application reports that one of my servers ...
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Aggregate multiple task lists into one “Master task list”

I just started working with SharePoint and I have one question. I have multiple team sites under one site collection. I'd like to aggregate all of these task lists into one giant "master task list" on ...
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Add font to drop down on SharePoint online

Is it possible to add a font like Arial to the list of available fonts when editing a wiki? we have SharePoint online so we don't have access to any back-end folders.
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': A task was canceled

I have a SharePoint server which is otherwise operating normally, but all of a sudden Visual Studio refuses to deploy SharePoint solutions. It's worked normally in the past. It is now giving an error: ...
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Overwrite Library Word file with PDF and keep SharePoint Document ID

We are moving from Documentum to SharePoint 2013, and are trying to test whether we can check out a Word file from a SharePoint library and then when I check in the file, overwrite it with a PDF ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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How to track web request made to sharepoint site from remote computer

I am trying to connect IBM datastage application to a sharepoint list using soap web services. I am using GetList and Getlistitems to get the data from sharepoint list. While doing this i can ...
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Office Web Apps shared by multiple farms

Our environment consists of 3 SharePoint 2013 farms: Production, Test and DR. The Production and DR farms are exact replicas from a physical architecture standpoint, and we are using SQL async ...
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Application Server Failed - Service Applications?

My only application server has failed, though I had configured Central Administration with high availability (it's accessible from my web front end server). I tried Googling my problem, though most ...
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In managed .NET CSOM, why do we have to load list to get items when we are already loading the web?

We are using managed .NET CSOM. We are loading the web. But when we try to fetch list names using web.lists, we get error. To resolve we have to load web.lists. Why do we have to load list to ...
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GroupWise to SharePoint document library exportation

I want to migrate the document library of GroupWise to SharePoint. I have no idea how I can make this migration. I have around 300 users and I should also take care of user permissions. My idea was to ...
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Open Custom Action Ribbon Button in a New Tab

I have a few custom actions running on both the edit and new forms of a specific list in SharePoint 2013 Standard. I'd like these custom actions, which are a link to a web url, to open in a new tab ...
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Sharepoint project site template

We want to create a custom site template for our projects. A good idea would be a modification of project site template which is already offered in SharePoint. We are an IT company so have you come ...
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ReferenceError: SPClientTemplates is not defined

I am trying to use the client-side People Picker and I can't get it to initialize the people picker due to SPClientTemplates not being defined. I am following MS documentation line by line but cannot ...
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Draggable / floating Web Part Properties dialog

I have a pretty tight design that has a fixed width. However, when editing a Web Part, the dialog gets cut off or sometimes doesn't get display at all because of the frame's overflow. I would like to ...
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Geolocation - enter latitude and longitude directly

The GeoLocation feature allows users to enter longitude and latitude directly through a window when setting up or editing an item. I would like to be able to either a) calculate the geolocation from ...
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2013 Publishing Site Template Creation Tutorials or Help?

I'm working on a (my first 2013) Publishing site and am trying to find information or a tutorial on how to add the controls to a custom template. For example, I downloaded the free ShareBoot Template ...
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How to add custom application with SP2013

I created a custom application thanks to this site. So I have a .aspx and a .aspx.cs files (and a aspx.designer.cs). As I'm not a developer, my question is : How to add this "custom" application ...
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how to check if domain group has any kind of permissions to web after ensure

I am adding user to web, he might be added or might not be. I want to only give him permissions if he already doesnot have/has. How can i check. SPSite site = new SPSite(webUrl); ...
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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running SQL queries results in an unsupported state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that when an item is ...
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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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For which fields get snippets created when editing a page layout in SP 2013?

As mentionend in the topic. When editing a page layout in a given enviroment I'm missing some snippets for fields in design manager, I want to add to the page layout. Maybe there is a mistake in the ...
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How do I check if a collection is empty?

I can't figure out how I can do a simple null check on a Collection variable in a workflow. The variable is populated by a GetDynamicValueProperties activity, so it can (and will be, under certain ...
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Access denied by Business Data Connectivity error for anonymous users when accesing external list

I have created an external content type which displays the data from the SQL table. And the external list's data I am displaying the web part. The site is to be made available to the anonymous users. ...
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How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? [duplicate]

How to add a custom action to the list items display form ribbon? Onclick of this it should open a application page in modal popup.
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How to add a custom action to the list ribbon?

How to add a custom action to the list ribbon? The custom action should open a sitepage in modal popup.
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What governs the decision to use server object model or client object model or javascript object model or REST?

What governs the decision to use (in SharePoint 2013)?: server object model (ssom) client object model (csom) JavaScript object model (jsom) REST
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What is difference between listdata.svc and clients.svc in SharePoint?

What is difference between listdata.svc and clients.svc in SharePoint? Both are webservices and can be used to fetch list items.. I have read that any serverside object model or clientside object ...
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Where can I get the SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8.1

I want to interact with my SharePoint 2013 Foundation environment. For my purpose I need the CSOM in my application. But I cant find the SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8.1. Cant find any information ...
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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Redundancy for Central Administration

Please let me know if I'm not understanding SharePoint completely, but if in a server, there is only one application server (the server that hosts CA).... and this app-server goes down, CA is ...
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Check Out & Open dialog box being hidden under other items on my screen

When opening a pdf file in SharePoint 2013 the "check out & open" dialog box is usually a couple layers deep on my screen so I have to minimize everything on top of it to get to this dialog box. ...
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InfoPath submission gives error

I am working on the infopath form. Whenever I try to submit the form I get the following error: The form cannot be submitted to the following location: form url There is a problem with the Web ...
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Remove Check Out Information Panel from Office Files

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site, where end users have Restricted Read access - and I've made sure the Permission level does Not have the option to 'Use Client Integration Features'. However, when we ...
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Problem in displaying seconds from a SharePoint datetime column using XSL

I have a SharePoint 2013 datetime column. By default it would display as MM/dd/YYYY HH:mm TT format (1/25/2010 6:55 PM). I'm using an external XSL file (as I can't use calculated column) to format ...
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Does adding custom code to native SharePoint aspx files automatically result in an unsupported state?

I want to add some custom code to one of the native SharePoint's aspx files in the hive (14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS). Specifically, I wish to implement a Page_LoadComplete event that does some additional ...
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Workflow List Association

I'm having trouble getting SharePoint 2013 to recognize list workflows. We exported and imported (Export-SPWeb / Import-SPWeb) a site to maintain lists and general functionality. Initially the ...
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Can't checkout Project (mpp) or Visio (vsdx) files

I have library with 'require checkout' set that contains mpp and vsdx files. I have MS Project and Visio 2013 (SP1) installed locally. If I choose edit for one of the mpp files, it simply opens in ...
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Why do I get “Cannot Complete This Action” when I add a Discussion Category?

I created a subsite with a template that had the Community Features turned on. When I go to add a Category in the Discussion Board, I get the following error message. Why does this happen?
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Return CurrentItem from context.Templates.Item JSLink

Any ideas on how to return from the Custom Item method when using JSLink (as if it was never called)? I want to do a check in this method and hide the row if the condition fails. I know I can do a ...
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What is the best way to create a subsite where newly hired employees can fill out forms on the site?

I am creating a subsite on my company's sharepoint server and wish to have all relevant forms available to be filled out on the site itself without the user needing to have certain software (i.e ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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upload.aspx inheriting custom masterpage

I have been developing a custom master-page based off of SharePoint 2013 html to master page converter. The SharePoint site will be used as a simple document portal for customers. My problem comes ...