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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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More than one sub folder in content organiser rule

I have a client who has a requirement that documents sent to their record centre are stored as such: Department Library - Country (folder) - Fund (folder) - Doc Type (folder) Country, ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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Enterprise keywords dialog “Select” button is broken using TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I have an application page which is loaded into a modal and it contains 2 TaxonomyWebTaggingControl objects: The first control (Categories) is linked to a custom term set, the second (Keywords) is ...
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Does “Portal site connection” do anything in SharePoint 2013?

Does anyone know if "Portal site connection" can be used on standard master page (seattle)? Is it completely useless unless you use custom master page? In SharePoint 2010 I could find a connected ...
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How to create user portion of access token for high-trust app?

I am trying to get an on-premise, provider-hosted application to be logged-in when the user is logged into SharePoint, and logged out when the user logs out of SharePoint, so essentially a "federated ...
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Custom form for custom list causing “A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:)”

I am working on trying to convert a custom sandbox solution to work with SP2013 Online. I can get the feature to activate, and all of our lists are created. However, the custom form we use for the ...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one ...
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Connection to remote farm does not work

From what I read here (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms453293.aspx) it should be possible to connect to a remote farm. Unfortunately my program simply refuses to use the remote DB server ...
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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning discrepancy SPLimitedWebPartManager AddWebPart versus manually adding

I've exported a XsltListViewWebPart with all of my settings to a .webpart file. I have added this to the webpart gallery in several site collections, I can edit a page add the webpart and it somehow ...
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Change logic for event receivers in an already deployed solution

I have a sandbox solution that has list schemas, visual web parts, custom pages and actions, workflows and a couple event receivers. Yes, one big mess of a thing, but I needed to pack everything up in ...
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SP looking for CSS files in the wrong place

Environment: SP2013 Enterprise, custom master page, Dreamweaver I've made a custom master page complete with its own CSS. My style sheets are linked near the bottom of the <head> like so: ...
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Issue with “Custom web view in File Dialog Box” in Office 2013

I have a custom “web view for file dialog” that used to work in Office 2010 and no longer works in the 2013 version. By “web view for file dialog box” I mean the feature described here: ...
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Provisioning publishing pages with custom webparts in SharePoint 2013

I have a sandboxed solution where i provision publishing pages with custom web parts. Like this: <Module Name="CustomPage" Url="$Resources:cmscore,List_Pages_UrlName;" ...
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SP 2013 search: SiteTitle managed property not populated for all content

We have a custom search integration with SharePoint. In 2010 we relied on the SiteTitle managed property to be populated for all content items returned by search queries in order to populate a custom ...
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Configure welcome pages on sites and subsites with powershell

I have to configure the welcome page for all my sites, and sub-sites. Is it possible to add content in the welcome page ? I mean : a little text, a calendar, and sections on the page's right side ...
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Is there an avilable Fix for the Managed metadata navigation Bug in sharePoint 2013

I am facing this bug on my "Publishing Site ---> enterprise wiki Template" inside SharePoint server 2013. and when i tried to specify the target page manually as mentioned in this link it did not work ...
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Sub-sites contributors and reader are unable to view the sub-site navigation

I have created a term store using the site collection administrator. And I associate this term store with a sub site navigation. But the problem I am facing is that the sub-site readers and even the ...
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Possible to have the same Search Navigation across all sites in a site collection in SP2013?

Just like using scopes in SharePoint 2010, is it possible to assign the same Search Navigation options to all sites in a site collection, so they share the same verticals?
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Docacl Output Property in Content Enrichment Sharepoint Search 2013

We are attempting to output a docacl via a content enrichment service in SharePoint Search 2013. I have linked the managed property to a crawl property and am trying to register as such: $ssa = ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 using without SharePoint

Office Web Apps 2013 is now standalone service product. SharePoint used it from iframe like this https://officewebapps.contoso.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx? sharepoint_doc_handler_url + accesstoken ...
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Creating a Categories term store to manage my Wiki Pages Vs creating multiple wikis sub-sites

I want to create a publishing site which have enterprise wiki to store and manage internal procedures for our company, so I find that there are two different approaches which I can follow to organize ...
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SharePoint/Exchange Calendar Overlay - Different Domains

We're using SharePoint 2013 internally and use a third-party provider for Exchange. This presents a problem when using Exchange calendar overlays in SharePoint as they're not on the same domain. Is ...
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List event receivers not triggered after quick editing/grid editing

I have a custom Sharepoint 2013 list with event receivers attached to it (adding, updating, deleting). However, it looks like the event receivers are not triggered when the user is adding/editing in ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 on different domain

Does anybody know if it's possible to connect a SharePoint 2013 farm to an Office Web Apps farm that's on a separate domain? I tried to set it up using the steps documented in ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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Chrome font rendering issues

Basically, the issue lies with Chrome, as it will not render ttf fonts properly using antialiasing. A popular fix is to order the @font-face directive so that the svg-font is first. Only Chrome will ...
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Why does PreApplicationStartMethodAttribute() not work in SharePoint 2013?

In .NET 4(.5) there is this amazing Attribute: PreApplicationStartMethodAttribute, I want to use it in SharePoint 2013 so I don't have to edit the app_start method in the global.asax file directly. ...
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How to add the standard sharepoint list item context menu?

we have written a webpart that outputs titles of list items. We now want to add to each of those items the standard flyout menu (see the picture) below, but don't know how so far. Can you help us out ...
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Sort pages by comments (note board items) count

I'm using Note Board (SharePointPortalControls:SocialCommentControl) for comments implementation in my custom page layout which is assignet to each page in Pages library. How can I sort these pages by ...
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Are Display Form FieldControls used in 2013 Custom Field Types?

When using a Custom Field Type that has a Field Control (provided by FieldRenderingControl), it seems that the Field Control isn't used when rendering data on the Display Form if the SPField.JSLink is ...
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How to get communities of a SPUser

I need to know if there is any way to get from a SPUser the number of communities he is joined, I mean, not using the "What's happening" webpart. I want to build up a page with a Webpart that renders ...
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Has the search alert API in SharePoint 2013 changed from the 2010 and Preview 2013?

I previously developed a Visual web part to programmatic-ally create Search alerts based on the user input. I used a text box to capture the text and create a Query using the Keyword Query Class. Then ...
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2013 Workflow missing when viewed from another PC

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Is it necessary to configure Excel service application and secure store to view excel reports in SharePoint?

We are using SharePoint 2013. Now we need to add some excel sheets and excel reports onto the SharePoint page. So we have seen that there is a Excel viewer webpart. I was wondering whether it is ...
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When/why to use list columns over site columns

I have a Team site collection, and I have around 5 sub sites inside it, currently after working on the site collection for around 2 years. I found the following: Some site columns are being ...
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SharePoint 2013 Current Navigation group pages before all other types

When we set up current navigation for showing sub sites and pages, ideally group of pages are displayed below sub sites. Something like shown in below screen shot. I would like it in reverse to ...
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When to create site columns and when to create list specific columns, from a sharepoint design perspectives

I want to create a sub site template , to allow end users to create sub-sites based on the template, but i am having a design problems and i am unable to find the best approach to follow, my problem ...
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Why is it taking longer and longer to deploy an InfoPath template with managed code?

I have InfoPath 2013 browser-enabled form templates with managed code that I'm deploying to SharePoint 2013 on-prem via Central Administration > Manage Form Templates. The more I make changes to the ...
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Lync Presence Indicator showing full sprite in 2013

I have migrated a solution from 2010 to 2013 which was rendering this code to show the Lync status and Name. Everything works in IE except the indicator icon is showing the entire sprite: presence += ...
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Power shell Script to copy sharepoint top navigation bar across site collections in sharepoint 2013

I have create a global navigation using Term Store Management Tool in Root site collection for a web application. Now i want to copy this Navigation across site collection using powershell. Can you ...
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Distributed Cache Service: Should I use Dedicated or Collocated mode

I've got a very slow SharePoint 2013 environment. Pages load very slowly, even using a warm up script. My suspicion is that the current implementation of the Distributed Cache Service is to blame. ...
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SharePoint 2013: Filter search results to only display content that I'm following

Is it possible to filter my search results in sharepoint 2013 to only return items that a user is following (sites, documents, etc). Thanks
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Unable to show a list of all the sub sites under a parent sub site

I have team site collection, where I created a parent sub site. Then under the parent sub site I created many sub sites. Now I need inside the parent sub site to show a list of all sub sites under it. ...
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Thesaurus terms ignored when search is queried through REST

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal running enterprise search. I have imported some thesaurus with the Import-SPEnterpriseSearchThesaurus cmdlet. For example, let's say as a test I have associated the ...
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Add user to owner group from High Trust App (user + app policy)

I have an High Trust Provider Hosted App, which is using App + User policy [User - ManageWeb/Owner and App - Full Control] Web oWebsite = clientContext.Web; ...
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Can't set SPS-Department property

I've written a timer job with C# that sets some user properties, including SPS-Department which is bound to a Term Set. Job works perfect on dev machine. On product machine it fails with exception: ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you

I am a SysAdmin currently having an issue with a new deployment of SharePoint 2013. I am getting "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" when trying to browse to the site collection. This ...
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Search in content of selected lists (not one, not all, a few)

Is is possible (in SharePoint 2013 Foundation) to narrow search results to a few of selected lists? The two things I was thinking about are: Modifying query parameters in osssearchresults.aspx ...
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SharePoint Search - new content source isn't displaying file titles in search results

I recently added a new file share to the content sources. I'm able to search for these new files successfully. However, for some reason, this new content source's files don't have titles displayed ...