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MVC web api in sharepoint 2013 farm solution

How to consume the MVC web api in SharePoint 2013 farm solution? When I try to consume with httpclient I cannot refer to the assembly WebApiRestService.WebApiClient, it's showing error as not strong ...
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How to stop Central Admin People Picker from showing results for both trusted identity provider and its associated claim provider

I have a trusted identity provider which is associated with a claims provider. Get-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuershows that ClaimProviderName is set to match the custom claims provider. This appears ...
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High CPU on process “Microsoft SharePoint Foundation”

Our SharePoint site suddenly got very slow (response times 5sec+). When I logged in to our WFE-server I saw that the process "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation" ran with around 90% of the CPU. After a ...
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List view web part search not working SharePoint 2013

For our On Premise SharePoint 2013 environment, the list view web parts do not seem to Search correctly. The default search box... We also have a SharePoint Online environment and of course it works ...
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SharePoint 2013 document library size bigger than the sum of file sizes

I have a user that on his my site put lots of files into a document library. The threshold for the site is 20 GB. The document library shows in the settings that it has used circa 18 GB. The problem ...
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Market Watch NewsFeed for SharePoint 2013

Currently working on an Intranet site. I want to add an app or script or newsfeed that provides stock market data updates on an SharePoint Intranet site. An example is from MarketWatch as shown in the ...
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Rejecting an Approved document Versus Rejecting a Pending document

I have Enterprise Wiki site collection which contains a document library.I have set the following settings for the document library:- Require content approval for submitted items? >>> Set to Yes Who ...
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error 500 when using CSOM to authenticate

I'm using CSOM from an ASP .NET page in C# to authenticate against sharepoint online site, the code is working but sometimes I got a 500 error, I have discovered that sometimes this error comes with ...
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Multiple lines of text rich text editor not working chrome

First time I've come across this issue, so I'm wondering if it is a known bug and if there are any workarounds. I have a 'Multiple Lines of Text' field with Rich Text enabled. In IE, I get the editor ...
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Add promoted actions at the end

I am overriding PromotedActions and am adding a few custom links to it. The problem is, despite of setting the sequence number to 1000000, the links are still coming at the beginning. How can I ...
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Unable to add custom action in Ribbon.PublishTab.Workflow group

I have a Pages library in which I want to place the custom action to start workflow on the page. The action simply redirects to the initiation form of workflow. My XML code for custom action is as ...
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Using meta tags for Facebook in a SharePoint site

I have a public-facing SharePoint Foundation 2013 site, http://www.oceanview335.com. It is NOT a SharePoint Online site. I am trying to build meta tags in the master page so I can control the data ...
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SP 2013 - Content Search WebPart with Refiner - Auto apply a default refiner

I have a page with content search webpart and refiner webpart attached to it. The content search webpart shows data for many years. I have a refinement panel which shows all the years. Now i want a ...
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SP 2013 Content Search webpart change data based on Drop down list selection

In my page there is a content search webpart which displays data for each year. Now I have a drop down list in that same page (lets say inside a Content editor) which shows all years ie 2014,2013,2012 ...
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Send Task Overdue email 2 days before the due date of the task SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I have created assign a task Workflow action where i have set expireddate calculated column to assign a value to createddate+7 to due date column. So now due date is set to 7 days after that task has ...
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Add custom properties to People Search Results

Good morning, I am trying to include some custom properties to our Search Results. These are the steps I have followed so far: Create User Profile Service Property and sync to AD. The property is ...
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations with Powershell

Summary: How do I create SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations through Powershell? SharePoint 2013 workflows do not show up on the WorkflowTemplates list of the SPWeb. I am attempting to associate a ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 professional , is showing SharePoint foundation core patches

I have SharePoint server 2013 professional , as shown below:- But when I checked the patches inside central administration web aplication, I found that I have many SharePoint foundation patches, as ...
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JavaScript error with paging in community discussion SP 2013

I have a community site with many discusssions. One of them is a discussion divided into 3 pages (each answer has text and animated gif). When I try to go to page 2, in default (Flat) view mode, I ...
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SharePoint Search Service Error“ The service implementation object was not initialized or is not available. ”

We have SharePoint 2013 Standard Farm, which consists of 2 Web Front end and 2 App servers. Of which 2 WFE are hosting Query Processing Components and Index Components and 2 App Servers are hosting ...
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Replicate the default list search box in a data view

I created a data view for a list so I can easily format the data but would really like to use the OOB list search box. Is there a way to get this functionality on a data view? I've tried using an ...
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Sign in as a different user Changing URL % as %25

In url having space %20,when i am clicking as Sign as different user it was changing to %20 as %2520,so %is changing as %25,because of this i am unable to login as another user,can any one help on ...
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upgrades to features advice

I created a solution a while back that incorporated a number of features and this was deployed to our farm successfully, recently i created some updates and used the feature upgrading event which was ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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What are the ClientId and ClientSecret actually used for and under what circumstances can they be shared?

There are a myriad of references to how to generate ClientId and ClientSecret to register an app when working with the SharePoint appmodel. However, I can't seem to find any good documentation ...
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Variations, Deleting from target is not re-creating pages

I have deleted documents from both source and target sites. I am doing a re-migration of contents. For the folders and documents that were recreated, they were not recreated in the target site. My ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online - Exception from HRESULT: 0x81079613

I am currently having this error when trying to create a site from a site template on sharepoint 2013 online. The error is intermittent. Here is the log generated: Exception from HRESULT: ...
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SharePoint 2013 task url issue

Possible Duplicate I am working on SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow, while creating the single task activity email body, I am using '%TaskSpecial: TaskUrl%' token <a ...
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Cross Site Collection call in SP Hosted App

I want to read a list from one of my site collection(SiteColl A) using a SP Hosted App. This App will be deployed in another Site collection(SiteColl B) in the same web application. I know one way to ...
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Mobile view of Community Site Template

Is there any way to enable mobile views and / or device channels on the Community Site Template, without custom development? I've tried enabling the site publishing feature, but even then there is no ...
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Why does altering the height attribute for the input box on a sitefeed web part break its validation?

I'm working on a solution for a client which includes a newsfeed web part on the site homepage. For some reason the character limit for a newsfeed post isn't being enforced, by which I mean the ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...
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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...
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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic error when editing PPT using Office 2013

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. All users still using Office 2007 are fine, it is only users that use Office 2013 that have the issue.They ...
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Recent Activities Web Part on MySite causes null object error

Whenever a user is on their MySite and goes to their blog and tries adding a Recent Activities web part to the page, the page comes back saying: The "PublishedNewsFeedWebPart" Web Part appears to be ...
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People.aspx reverts the master page with query string parameters

I have a custom System Master Page. When I am on the People and Groups page /_layouts/15/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=5, my master page looks fine. However, when I change the View or go to the next ...
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A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe

We migrated the Sites from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013. In SP2013 when we clicking on some of the lists we are getting the error "A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not available in Platform type Sharepoint 2013 designer

I have configured and installed and registered the workflow successfully. (I think i did). I can confirm in the Central Administration and check the status of workflow service application proxy is ...
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SharePoint App resources files not being included on deployment

I have a SharePoint App that has a lot of resource files (js, css, imgs, etc.) that are not being included when I deploy the project. The weird thing is that 2 days ago everything was working fine and ...
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An image added to my enterprise wiki page is automatically added inside wrong location PublishingImages/Pages/Forms/my-sub/

I am working on an Enterprise wiki site collection, and when users add images to the wiki pages, these images are going to be stored inside the following folder automatically:- ...
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Copy a Excel to Document Library when something changes in database

I have got a Document Library with one Excel File. After something changes in a database located on another server, I want to update a version of Excel. How could I do it on SharePoint 2013?
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Problem loading pages as a site owner when Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) is active

We have created a custom teamsite webtemplate, which has some extra site columns, contenttypes, lists and libraries. No fancy stuff. However we got some complaints that sometimes, not always pages ...
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Insert script in DIP Sharepoint 2013

When uploading a document I have a choice field called "Document Type". The choice values are values such as PDF, Word, E-mail and such. When I upload a document with file extention .docx the Document ...
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Sharepoint 2013 survey, page break and anonymous user access

I made an anonymous survey for non-logged users. The problem is when I add page break (every 5 questions), the anonymous user can't click "Next" and carry on survey after page break, because he is ...
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Not all Site Columns get Craweld properly

According to this link all site columns should become Managed Properties. I am currently experiencing a problem with my search service application. When I go to "Managed Properties" under the search ...
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SP 2013 Calendar - Change View: Day, Week, Month on the fly

So what I'd like to achieve is something like the image below which enables our users to change the view of the home page calendar on the fly. I've attached this mock up gif of what I want to ...
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Editing Web Part Page removes all content

I have created a web part page using the built in ones available, then I opened it in SP designer 2013 and added a some web part zones. I then added web parts to the page in browser but decided I ...
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Is there a way to deactivate the Connect to Outlook feature in Sharepoint 2013?

The sharepoint site that I am using has the Connect to Outlook feature on and I wish to disable it, but I cant find which feature or what procedure I must follow in order to disable it.
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Ribbon Group and Button in Sharepoint 2013 Image Tab

I'm trying to add a button to Image Tab in Sharepoint 2013. I managed to add Group but button does not display. I can't see what I'm doing wrong. VS 2013 does not underline any part of my code. ...