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setting page layout using JSOM

I want to change page layout for some of my publishing pages using a SharePoint-Hosted app. Is there a way to changing (setting) page layout to a publishing page using JavaScript?
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Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013

Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013 HI! I from Russia and yesterday i was trying to search user profiles by russian. For example, my last name is Мурадов and ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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Register js for custom field type in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom field type for SharePoint 2010/2007, but after migrated to SharePoint 2013, I met a problem. Here is what I defined for "RenderPattern" in fldtypes_myfield.xml <RenderPattern ...
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Does SharePoint 2013 search support stemming?

In FAST for SharePoint 2010 I think there was a feature known as stemming, where, if you provided a query like "car," the system would implicitly also search for "cars." I have not been able to get ...
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C# CSOM Create Folders in Lists programmatically

I am trying to programmatically (C# CSOM)create folders inside a custom List inside one of my SharePoint 2013 Online site.I have tried 2 code solutions , but both of them are behaving in a weird ...
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Problem with SP2013 solution scope: WebApplication vs GAC

I have a SP2013 solution that contains a custom WCF service, custom Timer Job and a Feature Event Reciever. Because of these the solution Assembly Deploying Target is set to GlobalAssemblyCache. The ...
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Error occurred in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint
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SharePoint 2013 ADFS login local token cache always expired

We've been setting up a SharePoint 2013 farm in a lab environment here and have hit a very odd issue with Claims authentication via ADFS. The issue is when a user connects to the SharePoint site they ...
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Redirect From one app page to another

I am creating a Provider hosted app. In that I have created two different .aspx pages. I want to redirect to the other page. But I am not able to find it out how to redirect. When I check my ...
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How to single click hyperlink in Visio Web Access Webpart to go to the url

We are displaying a Visio 2013 document (.vsdx) in a Visio Web Access webpart on a SharePoint 2013 page. The hyperlinks in the Visio file now reqire that the user click both Ctrl+Click to navigate to ...
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When will SharePoint 2013 will officially be available for Organizations to roll-out as Intranet and Public facing?

We all know SharePoint 2013 is now RTM. Do we know if Volume Licensing customers with Software Assurance (SA) will be able to download SharePoint 2013 on-premise through the Volume Licensing ...
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Sharepoint asks for log in multiple times

I am using SharePoint 2013. When I log in in my site it asks me to do so 3 times. I think the reason behind it is because I am using two apps, so it once asks to log in into the page and later asks ...
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Cannot manually install Site Collection scoped List Instance with List Definition

Using SHarePoint 2013, I have done the following in Visual Studio 2013: New "Empty SharePoint Project" In the Project, added a new item "List" with a definition and an instance In the Feature, set ...
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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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Is there a way to change the hyperlink column to allow for non-http?

I have a client that has a Links page in SharePoint 2013. On the page is a column called URL that is set as a hyperlink column, but they want the column to accept pw://example.com/... instead of just ...
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Newsfeed error - The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache

I've recently installed SharePoint 2013 RTM and on the newsfeed page the error "The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache." with no items are available in the ...
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SP2013 Customize email body of all alerts

How to create your own email content for all the alerts emails which are sent OOTB . I need to modify the email content of all the alerts send OOTB (The immediate emails, update email , delete email , ...
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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Sharepoint 2013 JS Link return default field rendering

I got a very strange problem. I need to return default rendering for UserField (PeoplePicker) for some SP users with current user, and show read-only field with current user for others. In other ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

When defining permissions in a SharePoint 2013 site or library I'd often wish to easily test what a users with (only) those permissions can see on this site. So I think I'll have to create some test ...
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Enforce Drag and Drop documents to apply metadata

We have implemented an issue management system in SharePoint 2013 which provisions a page for every issue added to a specific list. One of the Web Parts the automatically provisioned page contains ...
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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Parts and Apps

Does SharePoint 2013 support Web Parts or only new Apps?
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When will be the next SharePoint version coming?

I can't wait for a better version of SharePoint. I heard that the next version is SharePoint 2012 but now we have reach year 2012 but yet not receive any news on the beta version or even alpha version ...
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Is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App?

Other than the initial setup steps is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App? Can you do anything in one and not the other? If you create one type of app could it ...
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Listview threshold

I have a webpart that shows the task list, and has more than 5000 items, the list view threshold is 5000 items. However, when I checked the view used in the webpart, it says return items in batches ...
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Is there a hack to installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 8?

Apparently SharePoint 2013 is not officially supported on Windows 8 (which does not make sense to me). And, just like the Vista hack for WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 I am looking for a hack to install ...
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Get UserData - JavaScript

As seen in the following picture, when I add a User-Filter to a page it allows me to choose the parameter to pass. In my case I used the Büro. How can I retrive this data from client using ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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can not modify AllowGridEditing using powershell

I wrote the following script :- Get-SPWeb http://vstg01/CustomerPortal/with/ $list = $web.Lists["Meeting"] $field = $list.Fields["Item Number"] $field.ShowInNewForm = $False $field.ShowInEditForm = ...
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Office files won't open in SharePoint 2013

I have a strange issue where no office files will open within SharePoint 2013. When I click on any word, excel, powerpoint file I get "the webpage cannot be displayed" and there is some text added ...
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SP.ClientContext is always “undefined” in JSLink functions

I'm trying to execute CSOM functions as part of a JSLink extension to override rendering of a Lookup Field. Problem is every time I try to access SP.ClientContext it returns as undefined I have ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...
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REST with $filter for List Items in Sharepoint 2013

Sharepoint 2013, REST API, native C++ application: I want to get all Folder items from the list. Try /_api/Web/Lists(guid'GUID')/Items?$filter=FileSystemObjectType+eq+1 and get HTTP 400 Bed ...
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Get a users Name from their ID

As part of my Sharepoint hosted App i am using a list which contains a Person or Group. I am getting the ID of the person by using the following. var ApproverID = ...
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How do I update a Hyperlink field using the REST API?

I have a SharePoint 2013 page that I want to make updates to a hyperlink field in a list. I'm calling the REST API using JavaScript + jQuery. My code (my hyperlink field is Timesheet_x0020_Page): ...
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Best way to make a global navigation over multiple sitecollections

I'm searching for an easy way to make a navigation over multiple Site-Navigations: SC1 Home - SC1 Page1 - SC1 Page2 - SC1 Page3 SC2 Home - SC2 Page1 - SC2 Page2 I have tried the ...
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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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Unable to find Event Receiver template in Visual Studio 2012

This would probably be right under my nose but I am having a hard time finding it. I am trying to create an event receiver in Visual Studio 2012. From this video in YouTube I gather that in Visual ...
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Where are the custom ascx files now (SP2013)

Were are the ascx files used in custom visual webparts in the 15 hive? They used to be in the controltemplates\%project% folder.
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Set DateTime (utc) to listitem (CSOM, SP2013)

How to set UTC timezone to a listitem's DateTime field without executing query each time? This would be slow for many datetime fields and items: var utc = DateTime.UtcNow; var localTime = ...
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Get User by loginname using powershell

We have the following script that was running on sharepoint 2010 where we had clasic windows authentication. When we moved to SP 2013, the authentication was changed to Claims. The following code ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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How to programatically determine if 2013 running in '14 compatibility mode' (SP 2010)

How can you programmatically determine if a site collection is running in '14 compatibility mode' (so it looks like SharePoint 2010)?
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Accessing Terms in Term Store using JSOM in Sharepoint 2013

I want to display the terms from a term store using Javascript Object Model. How can this be done?
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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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My Sites and Host Named Site Collections

I want to go with the new recommendations for SP2013 to use one web application for the SharePoint farm. The full article is here on MSDN: Host-named site collection architecture and deployment ...