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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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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", ...
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Moving breadcrumbs location on page in sharepoint 2013

I've added breadcrumbs to my page using the method described here. I also have a top navigation bar with some jquery in place to prevent text in the topnav dropdowns from wrapping. I'd like to move ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Service Pack 1: Language Pack is missing

Today I wanted to update my SharePoint 2013 with SP 1. I´m using 2 WFE with SharePoint 2013 English and a German Language Pack. The Language Pack is installed on both SharePoint Server. My ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Display a Disclaimer or Terms of Service when creating MySite

We need to Display some Kind of disclaimer / Terms of usage when a user initially creates his mysite. Best solution would be to Display a Website with a "Yes" / "No" choice... Clicking "Yes" would ...
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Login from external application

Before we had WSS 3.0 with Forms Based Authentication and logging in from external application was as easy as creating cookie in the same domain and sharing machine keys between SharePoint application ...
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How to call (_vti_bin) SOAP web service in SharePoint Online 2013 from dot net web application

I m trying to hit SP Online asmx web services and update a list item. I have the code below which I m trying to run. /*Declare and initialize a variable for the Lists Web service.*/ ...
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New-SPSite in SP2013 creating sites with 2010 user interface

I am creating a Site Collection with this powershell command $createdSite = New-SPSite -Url $SiteUrl -Name "Site Name" -Template "CMSPUBLISHING#0" -Language 1033 -OwnerAlias "spadmin" It used to work ...
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Prevent to delete insecure code from imbed code

I want to create a couple of links which will open new document based on template like: <a href="ms-word:nft|u|http://.../DocLib4/Forms/template.dotx|s|http://.../DocLib4">Create ...
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Hide “Unpublish this version”

How to hide "Unpublish this version" from ECB menu in the Version History page/dialog of a document in SharePoint 2013?
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sharepoint 2013 video analytics and popularity

Have an Assets Library (template id 851) in SharePoint 2013. It has some Videos in it (that is VideoSets). When I view the Most Popular Items (Library ribbon), the resulting page has all zeros for ...
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How to programmatically access a publishing site's current navigation settings

I can see the current navigation items using the (SP2013) Site Settings Navigation page. Problem is, I'd like to access this set of items programmatically, and in particular, to discover which ones ...
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Propagate Lists through variation sites by PowerShell

Is it possible to propagate a list to a variation site by powershell?
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Creating a Link to a Document via a workflow

This is with SPO 2013. I am trying to make it so that when you add a file to a library it will add a Link to a Document content type in a list. If I tell the workflow to add a document to the list it ...
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Inline Search Expand Results?

Can the 2013 inline search be made to expand results in a collapsed group-by View? Not all users are smart enough - it seems - to realise that if you see grouped results after a search, you just ...
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Can't edit tasks in Project 2013. Error message says the project is open in another browser when it isn't

My department head and I just installed Sharepoint 2013 and Project 2013. We're fairly new to both. I created a Project Web App, and made a project. I was able to add a few tasks to this project.. at ...
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Programmatically read SP 2007 contents and write in SP 2013

Can I read the SP 2007 custom lists, document libraries and write in SP 2013. Please help with some samples or links.
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New / Edit Forms. Date Selection. Is it possible to limit the range of available dates

SharePoint 2007, with a pending upgrade to SharePoint 2013 Can anyone advise if its possible to limit the range of available dates within a SharePoint list? my scenario is that I'm looking to build ...
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Site Collection Structure for Multiple Stores

Our organization has a large number of centrally managed stores. In order to control security, apply storage templates, etc. we decided to implement a "flat" architecture, using independent site ...
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Automatic video conversion on upload?

I want to have a page for users that can be used to upload videos in multiple formats and after upload, SharePoint can convert it into a standard format like .avi, .mp4 etc. which I will then display ...
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Link Sharepoint List to Excel to be used as a project template in MS Project 2013

I am using online version of MS Project 2013 and Sharepoint 2013 to create a PWA level workflow. I have a created a dummy project that I wish to save as a site template to be used for my enterprise ...
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CSWP Find Unassigned Tasks

I'm working on figuring out the CSWP and trying to come up with a query which will allow me to return a list of all of the Tasks in our Site Collection which have not been assigned to someone to work. ...
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Is it possible to query the status of a service application using the client object model?

My goal is to query the statuses of services and service applications from a remote machine. I don't want to actually interact with the services, all I need is the "Started"/"Stopped" status you get ...
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2010 to 2013 Site Collection not available after migration

I need to move a single site collection from SharePoint 2010 to an existing SharePoint 2013 farm. The existing SharePoint 2013 farm already has most service applications configured. Therefore, I am ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic issues with opening documents

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. They click on the document, the splash screen for Word/Excel/PowerPoint shows up, and get this message ...
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People picker icons and auto-completion

I am having this problem across different site collections, applications and even farms. When I have a field of the "User" type in a custom list, the default forms that are created by SharePoint ...
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ContentBySearchWebPart and search results

I am working with Sharepoint 2013 and I have multiple ContentBySearchWebParts on the page (in master page actually). It works ok up until I try that along with a search (SearchBoxScriptWebPart). I set ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online CQWP, using design manager can't filter on a managed metadata column

I reviewed a lot of articles and couldn't find anyone talking this issue. My issue is when I use Design manager to create a CQWP snippet, I always get error message when try to filter against a Page ...
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SP2010 upgrade to 2013 behaviour for link correction within office documents

I am currently testing upgrade methods from SP2010 Server to SP2013 Server using the detach, attach and upgrade method. At some point in the process it seems to have edited all links within office ...
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SharePoint 2013 and people picker not working in custom C# aspx website

I have a custom C# aspx page that was created to be used inside of SharePoint 2010. It uses several people-picker controls. <SharePoint:PeopleEditor id="peopleEditorRO" runat="server" ...
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Unique security scope number inside library

I have seen a recommendation, that there should be no more security scopes than 5000: For most farms, we recommend that you consider lowering this limit to 5,000 unique scopes. For large lists, ...
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How do I make a dynamically created SPList read-only in browser, but editable in code?

In code, I create a SPList. I write to this list programatically, but I would like the list to appear read-only for all users (perhaps excluding admins only) in browser only, i.e. I don't want to ...
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Jsom not working when user is reader

I am using following code to get terms from a termset in MMS. It is a office 365 solution and some of users is external users which have read permissions. The javascript doesn't work when user is ...
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Translation Management Workflow Side-by-Side comparison with English

I'm trying to evaluate whether SharePoint and specifically the Translation Management Library will be acceptable for our workflow. I have some questions: Is there a way to show say an English ...
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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {guid} failed due to the following error: XXXX Class not registered + Office 365

I am building SharePoint auto-hosted app. In that I have used Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word dll. I have published app to the Office-365 environment. When my code reaches to the line where I am ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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Add a Field From a Lookup Column Multiple Times

Is it possible to add a field from a lookup column more than once? I have a Job list which contains a lookup field to a Job Assets list. This Job Assets list contains all the things I might need to ...
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Search crawl failing on a specific list (SharePoint 2013)

At one of our clients we have a library that contains folders, which contain pdf documents. There are many files (7000 +), I'm not sure if this is relevant. And the entire site uses SSL. When ...
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SP2013 Branding per team site

I have a question regarding the branding of non-publishing sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a site, consisting of several different team sites, each site should have a unique brand attached to it. I ...
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Adding an APP of type Wiki library VS adding new enterprise wiki subsite

What are the differences between adding new Subsite of type "Publishing >> Enterprise Wiki" , and just adding a new Wiki Library App to any site ? and when to use each ? Thanks