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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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Unable to remove app from SharePoint 2013 site

I've seen this problem in several places in our dev and test implementation of SharePoint 2013. Especially in sites where there has been a lot of testing where people uninstall and install apps. The ...
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The UPDATE permission was denied on the object 'AllListsAux', database 'spContent', schema 'dbo'

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\IUSR SID: S-1-5-17 ImpersonationLevel: Impersonation' in database 'spContent' on SQL Server instance '###' The UPDATE permission was ...
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Access Request Approval Email Interception

We are looking at the access request email notification in SharePoint 2013, and wondering how much customization we can do to it. Is this something that "best practice...should not be customized", or ...
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Adding multiple Managed Metadata columns to my enterprise wiki

i have created a new enterprise wiki site collection, and i added many site columns of type Managed Metadata. then i link the new managed meta data columns to different term sets inside my term store. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calendar presentation configuration (not showing events in Outlook style view

How do I make the calendar entries come up in the tabs of the calendar (first screenshot)? I can make it come up just as lines of records (second screenshot), but not entirely sure why the same data ...
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Twitter Feed SharePoint 2013

I have created a twitter feed to appear on sharepoint 2013 page. this works fine when twitter isn't blocked for the school. is there a way of copying the tweets into sharepoint to display at ALL ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Timing Out

Anyone else having an issue with PerformancePoint 2013 timing out when querying a cube? The strange thing is that it works in PP 2007.
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri

I am investigating an issue with users cannot follow up site and looking at the logs I find the following error. Action: Follow a site Error: Something went wrong Sorry, we couldn't follow ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 connection issue with Designer

I have set up Performancepoint services in a 2013 environment with SQL 2014. It appears the service is running fine. Set it to use unattended service account. The issue is when I open designer from ...
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Data Source file cannot be saved Soap Service Connection

I am trying to Get List Items using SharePoint Designer 2013 Soap Service Data Source. I have entered Service description as https://sitesurl/_vti_bin/lists.asmx?WSDL listName ...
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How can I have a list item from another host name site collection open in a modal dialog and function properly

Good Afternoon. I am using a Content search web part to pull list information from a different site collection and provide the results in a modal pop up. I have been able to accomplish displaying the ...
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SP2013 : Calendar and Meetings - Attendees Issue

I'm using SharePoint foundation 2013. I need to have a calendar where a reminder mail needs to be sent to attendees who did not respond to the meeting event. The meeting workspace is ...
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Can Outlook 2007 connect to a calendar in SharePoint 2013 with write privileges?

I have a shared calendar hosted on SharePoint 2013. If I use the connect to Outlook option with Outlook 2007 on a Windows 7 machine, the calendar links. I am not able to write to the calendar from the ...
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Simple shared menu on WIKI (2013)

I am having trouble understanding why the WIKI menu options are so bad in sharepoint, either that or I am doing it wrong. Likely the later. Ive tried a few methods ive goolged and im not happy with ...
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Use filter in a multiple people field

I have a list called projects with a field called project team, this field is a multiple people field. I need to create a view called: My projects, where the filter should say Current user is in the ...
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Unable to Join Farm

I've been trying to join a new server to the farm. I've installed SharePoint 2013 onto the machine and configured it. I've ran all the updates. My first mistake was not allowing mixed authentication ...
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Link the document with one another

I need to link one document with another document based on the text in the document. let me try to explain the exact scenario. For example I have three documents in Word or PDF format. Lets say ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reporting Service Integration mode

I face a difficult problem that I don't understand. What I have: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise SQL Server 2012 with all installed SP features, but configured in NATIVE mode. Both on the same server ...
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Looking for any sharepoint template like proworkflow.com

Does any one know of an app in sharepoint store or template that can match Pro Workflow Really keen to know and if not any sort of integration.
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500 Internal Server Error. SecureTokenService

Environment: SharePoint 2013 (2 APP SERVERS & 2 WEB SERVERS) Error: 500 Internal Server Error EventViewer: An exception occcured when trying to issue security token. The HTTP request ...
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How can we set the regional settings to EN-GB for the English language pack?

We have a multiple language packs installed on our SP2013 farm, the default language is English (this is EN-US). We would like to use the EN-GB regional settings for English but it looks like the ...
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Summary Links Webpart - Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002

I'm getting the following exception when I try to insert a Summary Links WebPart: Could not load XSL file. The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) I have ...
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Giving Anchor Links to a Managed Navigation Menu Item

Is is possible to give a link to a selected text in content editor from Managed Metadata Service, Managed Navigation, with UserFriendly url?
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SharePoint 2013 IE8 CSWP Trimming text by default

I have a Content Search WebPart which displays a single line text field on it. It shows up fine in IE10 but when I open it up in IE8, it automatically trims the text to about 50 characters. How can ...
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What is the best way to automate the creation of hundreds of tasks per project?

I am planning for an SP site that tracks a registration process. Each registration will have a hundred tasks or more. At a high level, I think I should create a task list that would serve as a ...
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SharePoint Warm Up Script failed for url

My organization has 600 sites and subsites in 4 different site collection. We run Sharepoint Warm up Script at 3 am in the morning to make sure users all set to go at the morning. Recently i have been ...
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A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application:EndpointFailure: Affected Endpoint MetadataWebService.svc

SharePoint 2013 farm with 3 web front end 2 web app and 2 workflow server.we have scheduler running sharepoint warm up scripts at 2am in the morning to beat the morning rush hour traffic. Couple of ...
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Unable(?) to delete Search Service Application

Good morning. I am using SP2013 on Windows 2012. My application server failed, but I had access to CA on a web front end server, so as per recommendations, I started services for my service ...
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We have a template; how do you save as a WIKI page to actually use the template?

We are creating a book, each page We have a template that was created of a WIKI page using SharePoint 2013... I would like to 'save as' the page and rename it (over and over with about 20 different ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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Page layouts and render format

We are trying to customize how a catalog-item reuse page work in a cross-site publishing scenario. We have our catalog hooked up and are using the page to successfully show data in our publishing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - custom page layout looks different (messed up) in Edit/Content Author Mode

This question is about Sharepoint Custom Page Layout that looks different (messed up) in Edit(Content Author) mode. What is causing this? When the page is published or checked in - it looks ...
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how to work with the xml from an infopath form?

I deal with infopath forms with client object model and now I want to add new nodes to the xml, I had goten something with the code below: XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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how to dynamically assign approver in workflow?

We have a document library in which users upload document along with some meta data like doctype. There is another list that has mapping of doctype and approvername. There is a 2013 desigber work ...
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How to insert an item in a repeating section of an infopath form with client object model?

I need to access a repeating section from client object model to create some rows. In each row of the repeating section, how do I include picture objects to create a "thumbnail gallery" in the ...
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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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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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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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Sync new library with OneDrive for Business programmatically

We're getting ready to start a SharePoint 2013 (on-premise) deployment, creating several team sites with document libraries. Some of the team members are mobile (laptops), and I'd like to get them ...
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2013 BCS in Designer: data source objects do not exist

We've inherited an SP2013 solution, which had previously been upgraded from SP2007. The BDC service was converted as well, and appears to be working in most respects - external lists, external ...
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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Yammer Feed App URL

After adding the yammer app part it defaults to a specific address. Can this be changed? Am I missing something on the Central Admin side?
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Update folder name using rest api

I am using REST to update folder name via sharepoint apps. My code as follows. executor = new SP.RequestExecutor(appweburl); executor.executeAsync({ url: appweburl + ...
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How to configure Workflow Manager 1.0 for FBA User

I want to configure Workflow Manager 1.0 for FBA user in SharePoint 2013. Please let tell me how to configure it. I tried to configured it, and also user are shown in user profile service. But when I ...
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How to use result sources in sharepoint 2013 search as a refiners?

I am configuring the Sharepoint 2013 search and wanted to have the scopes in the search page, but as we all know that scopes is the deprecated feature in Sharepoint 2013, so my query is that can we ...
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SharePoint 2013 MySite “LIKED” link to publishing page

Simon J.K. Pedersen has a nice way to add LIKE functionality to a publishing page. This functionality works great. I have also implemented like functionality on simple list items as well as described ...
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SP2013: Including App data in Sharepoint Search

I've been running down the many rabbit holes of SharePoint Search options, and can't seem to determine what would be best for my problem. We are using High Trust Sharepoint Apps to provide our users ...
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Document set in firefox error on redirect after edit or close

I'm having a problem with document sets in sharepoint 2013. After creating a new document set if I click on "View All Properties" or "Edit Properties" from the welcome page, and then I click "Close", ...