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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 ...
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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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ProjectPolicy.SavePolicy() : server side giving error : The collection cannot be modified

trying to modify ProjectPolicy Properties server side giving me error , List<ProjectPolicy> availPolicies = ProjectPolicy.GetProjectPolicies(web); ProjectPolicy policy = ...
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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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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 Online List limitations

Is it just me or is it really strange that SSRS 2012 still does not support Claims based authentication or OData connections? Anybody know of plans? Reasons for such a hole in the strategy? Part of a ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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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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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Signout and Access Denied Pages Not Working in SharePoint 2013

How do I customize the sign out and access denied pages in SharePoint 2013? After sign out code I ran the power shell script but this doesn't seem to be working. Have I missed anything? Powershell ...
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What SharePoint 2013 Development can be done in Visual Studio 2010?

It looks like the tools for developing SharePoint 2013 customizations are mostly in Visual Studio 2012 and "Napa for Office 365." If you've tried developing solutions for SharePoint 2013 in Visual ...
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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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Retrieve site collection quota and used storage from REST or JSOM

Is there a way to retrieve the amount of storage used and the quota limit for the Site Collection using the JSOM client or the REST web services?
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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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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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Run any other javascript after the Display Templates have rendered the content

This is the issue: I create a ContentBySearchWebpart, specified with my custom Display templates.' I want to run some other javascript code, after the Display Templates have rendered the content ...
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changing master page of My Site content and Host

I have succeeded to change master page for my site (content) by implementing feature stapling, and now I can see my top navigation in my site as well. My question is, if after a while I made changes ...
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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 if user has permissions to access to a Cloud App for Sharepoint 2013 with JavaScript CSOM or Rest Api

I have developed a Cloud App for SharePoint 2013 on an office 365 server, and I figured out that to set the user permissions(who has access to it) for that app can be find over ...
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branding sharepoint foundation 2013

I would be working to brand a sharepoint 2013 foundation site. I know Design Manager and all other branding goodies don't exist with SPF 2013. What would be the best approach to brand a simple SPF ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Authentication model

I am new to SharePoint and have few questions regarding the authentication. We are using SP 2013 as extranet and we have different sites for different partners. Total number of users will be less ...
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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 ...
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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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Is there a way to set the landing page of variations [without customizations]?

I know by default, when users navigate to the Variation Root Site, they are redirected to the appropriate top site of a variation label, based on the language setting of their Web browser. For ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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How do you set the default empty text with the content by search webpart?

I'm using the content by search webpart. I would like it to display a message when there is no matches, seems simple right? I've pulled my hair out trying to figure this out, and i'd appreciate an ...
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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Upgrade a VS 2012 Sharepoint 2010 project to Sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2010 Solution that is made in VS 2012. I wanted to try and upgrade the solution to it deploy to our new SharePoint 2013 server. In the Package properties i have set the version to ...
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Is there a high quality Q&A (clone of stackoverflow) that integrates with SharePoint 2013

Is there a high quality Q&A (clone of stackoverflow) that integrates well with SharePoint 2013? I don't believe that SP13's community can be retro-fitted for our needs (my apologies but couldnt ...
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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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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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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 ...