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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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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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Get list item url javascript object model

This is such a simple question I thought that it would have been answered somewhere else (but can't find a clear answer).... How do I get the list item url using the javascript object model? I'm ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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XSLT or JSLink (which one to use?)

If I have the option of using XSLT or JSLink, which one shall I chose? I don't know anything about JS Link and so far I have done all work in XSLT but I have heard JS Link is the future as there ...
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Why is list.GetItems pulling more fields than specified in my CamlQuery?

I am trying to pull back just specific columns in a list using the .NET client object model. (i.e. using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;) This is the CamlQuery specifying just fields in the DefaultView ...
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SharePoint 2013 and anonymous access problem

We run into following problem: We have application, that makes authenticated calls to sharepoint 2013 REST services (PUT and GET). Everything works well, when anonymous access is turned off. But we ...
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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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Token life time and expiration

Can I get a good explanation of following terms: WindowsTokenLifetime ServiceTokenLifetime LogonTokenCacheExpirationWindow ServiceTokenCacheExpirationWindow What does WindowsTokenLifetime minus ...
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How to turn off MDS on all site collections and sites?

We have got a web application with 400 site collections and multiple sites, is there a way to turn off the MDS feature for entire web application?
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SharePoint 2013: Check Workflow status programmatically (javascript)?

I need to be able to get the status of a SharePoint workflow 2013 using javascript. My goal is to start in a loop for all selected items synchronously a workflow. For that I will check if the started ...
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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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Expand text in SharePoint

I would like to have a text, which is expandable (hyperlink) for users when they need it. I've added two pictures to describe what I've planned: 1. Before Clicking 2. After Clicking Can it be ...
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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Maximize modal dialog on SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, maximize button is missing when click on New item, and there is no way to maximize the modal dialog (opened by standard New or Edit item). I tried JavaScript method that works on ...
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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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Disable Share and Follow button

I followed the steps below to disable the "share" and "follow" buttons in Sharepoint: Disable Share Button Settings > Site Settings > User and Permission : Site Permission Click Access request ...
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Generate Report Based on View of List Data

I have data in a list. One of the views has the data grouped by a column, so I have it looking the way I want. Requirements for the report: Have a front page with the name of the report, date, etc. ...
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Excel files always open in browser

On our Intranet I have activated the site collection feature "Open Documents in Client Applications by Default". On the Document libraries I have also set the *Default open behavior for browser-...
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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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'The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is not installed on this machine' on SP Server

I made a fresh SP 2013 installation on win 2008 R2 SP1. When access SP Mgmt Shell, I am getting the following error - "Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' is ...
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SharePoint 2013 email templates

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that I would like to modify the default email template. I want to put my company's logo as a header and the company contact info as a footer on every email that is ...
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Isolated (per page) App Part communication

Many of you may know this blog post which explains how to communicate between app parts (from the same provider). Unfortunately the post only describes how to communicate between "all app parts of ...
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Variations: Propagate Lists Programmatically

I have defined variations with two Labels (source and target) I have selected "Publishing Sites and List with variations and all pages" in one of the settings. The pages are created in the target ...
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Anonymous access: Add an Item to List without allowing to View the List

I'm creating a 'Contact Us' webpart with form to allow anonymous user to send a message which will be added to a SharePoint List. However I cannot grant the anonymous user the permission to Add ...
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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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SharePoint 2013: Using JSOM, get a list of all sites user has access too

I was looking at the JSOM documentation, but couldn't find a nice way to spin through all site collection and sites to show a user what they have read access to. Is this possible using JSOM and a ...
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Breadcrumb and flyout on custom master page

I have a master page that I wrote from scratch and applied through the Design Manager to one of my site collections. I would like to add the 2010-style breadcrumb and/or navigate-up flyout button in ...
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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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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Site Contents link in Quick Launch below Edit link (SharePoint 2013)

I'm creating a custom WebTemplate. I added the following NavBars to the template: <NavBars> <NavBar Name="SharePoint Top Navigation Bar" Url="" ID="1002" /> <NavBar Name="...
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Architechture of Managed Navigation using Reuse Terms

I'm currently designing a Managed Navigation using Term Store Term Sets both hierarchically and process based. An example would be Continent > Country > Region > Municipality as the hierarchy and ...
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Obscure Search Errors - SharePoint 2013

I have been troubleshooting an issue with the Search Service Application in our SharePoint 2013 environment, and not having much luck with finding a solution. I'm trying to avoid rebuilding the SSA if ...
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SP2013 Customize email body of all alerts [duplicate]

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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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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Localization problems in WSP template

I configure a SharePoint 2013 site using the web interface. I save the site as a template, a WSP package. I then utilize this template on new, clean, team sites. It works great almost all the times. ...
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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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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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Virtual Machine for Sharepoint 2013

I would install sp 2013 tonight, however as long time ago I havent used VMs on my pc I wanted to know which vm software should I install, I have windows 7 and I suppose hyper v wont run or even ...
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Get Parent web of a subsite using JSOM in SharePoint 2013

How can we get an immediate parent web of a subsite using JSOM ?
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Which webpart is that?

Often I come across a page that is using some web part and I think, "Hmmm I could use that for my project that I'm working on." But often I don't know which webpart was used. And there are so many ...
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Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error

I am new to SharePoint. I am developing a web part. I that I have created the .aspx page. When I am going to access that page by the URL it throws an error like. Runtime Error Description: An ...
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What are the functions of a sharepoint architect?

I find job postings everywhere with combined functions between sharepoint developers and sharepoint architects. If you consider yourself a sharepoint architect or have one in your team, what are the ...
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Best Practice for Lists and Web Part Pages

I used to refer end users directly to the list they shall use. However, in blogs or on SE it often reads as content editors (or other WebParts) are put on a list. From my understanding, this does only ...
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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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Installing Sharepoint 2013 preview on Windows Server 2012

I want to install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012, but it says minimum requirement is Windows Server 2008, however I am not able to try it yet, as I am having trouble with installing Network ...
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Does Sharepoint 2013 support IFilters?

Earlier I asked how to register custom IFilters with Sharepoint 2013 and there're no answers. What bothers me is I can't even find evidence that IFilters are supported in this version. All the search ...
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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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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 ...