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Using multivalue dropdown as a quickpart in word document

When using a lookup multivalue dropdown as a quickpart in a word document, creation of document fails. Using any other type, besides a multivalue dropdown, it works fine. When this error occurs, the ...
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Debugging the solution in visual studio 2013. Debugger point is not setting at SaveItem method

I am debugging a SharePoint 2013 solution in Visual Studio and was setting the debugger to the SaveItem method that is overridden. Why does this not get triggered? Following is my code, <%@ ...
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Creating site column and add it to content type

I am using the below code Web rootWeb = clientContext.Site.RootWeb; rootWeb.Fields.AddFieldAsXml("<Field DisplayName='Session Name' Name='SessionName' ID='"+new GUID()+"' ...
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create a site column with preferred display name in CSOM

I want to create a site column with preferred display name and internal name under a particular group. I gone through these sites ...
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Continuous Crawl for Scheduled Publishing Pages

When a user creates a publishing page with a scheduled date, when will it be crawled if continuous crawl is enabled? Is it when its ready to be published or is it immediately when the scheduled date ...
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Simple Search Question using a Workflow to return answer via email

Good Afternoon, I recieved a new feature request on a custom list today. The list currently that has item level security enabled. Currently, users can only read their own items. The manager of the ...
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Enable-SPFeature Not firing event receiver

I have been trying to activate a custom feature with an event receiver by powershell, I am using the following command (I ran powershell as administrator) Enable-SPFeature -Identity ...
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Sharepoint 2013 ribbon is (hiding, missing)

I don't know what happened but suddenly my SharePoint 2103 ribbon disappeared. When I click Edit Page, it doesn't show me the ribbon.
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Weird error in powershell script when adding Navigation node, requires accessing site via browser to fix

I am creating a new site in 2013 with powershell (New-SPWeb) and attempting to set some Search Navigation settings. The problem I encounter is that my Get-SPWeb call fails until I access the site via ...
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Cross Domain GET Request with SP.RequestExecutor

I'm trying to load data of a SharePoint App into my new SharePoint App and got some problems here. At first I tried to use to solve it with Ajax, but it doesn't worked and I've read that I could use ...
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How do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
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Upgrade webpart from 2007 to 2013 Issue

I have a custom webpart which worked in SP 2007 but after the migration to 2013 it failed to work properly. There was no visual display. The custom webpart is very old and the source code is no longer ...
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Termstore permissions changes and existing sitecollections

I granted a group permissions to read a termstore. Does anyone know if/how these changes will get distributes to the hidden taxo lists on existing site collections? I expirinced access denied and ...
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Limit minor version decimal point

I'm using Sharepoint 2013. I would like to know if it's possible to limit the decimal point of the minor version. For example, currently the minor version goes from 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1,12..... ...
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Add Sharepoint 2013 document library “app” via powershell

I have an app that has been created and is available to be added to a site via the GUI ( Site Contents -> Your Apps. ) It is a simple document library (it was not created by me). I am attempting to ...
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What is osssearchresults.aspx?

When I search for something on our SharePoint publishing site it initially loads this page: /sites/sitename/_layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx On that page I can choose 'Results found in Everything', ...
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Dynamically get field from workflow

I am creating a site wide workflow. I want to generate a workflow that gets a particular field from a list and displays it as part of the process. For example - CurrentList.Owners However, I cannot ...
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SharePoint 2013: Retreving the list of files on a List I always get an empty result

I have a list in SharePoint on Premise in which I know there are 2 files and a folder. If I try to get the list of files from it I always get an empty response like in the example: GET ...
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How to view document preview directly in the document libraries view (column)?

It is possible in SharePoint to get a preview of the selected document in the preview pane. How can I implement the preview of the document itself, in a document libraries view directly (in a ...
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Discussion membership counter is not accurate

The membership counter on our SharePoint 2013 discussion board is not accurately counting the numbers of people who have joined the board. We think it may be related to the fact that the 'join the ...
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why i should not perform a Restore-SPSite for a copy of a site collection on the same content database

I have read these links which talks about using Backup-SPsite && Restore-SPSite:- link1 link2 and they both mentioned that restoring a copy of a site collection's back-up file file using ...
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Deploying a list workflow without a list association (SharePoint 2013)

I am creating a workflow which I want users of certain sites in a site collection to be able to use. When they activate the feature, the workflow should be created and automatically get attached to ...
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ListView component - buy or develop ?

Standard Sharepoint 2013 AppPart for viewing List data has some bugs, and I must solve : keep connection Master-Child web parts during paging, filtering.... (relation are lost very often) keep whole ...
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Managed paths in SharePoint Online?

With SharePoint Online Admin Portal being so limited I'm quite confident that there's no way within it to setup wildcards and managed paths. Is this now available through PowerShell or now a ...
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10,000 Activities - SharePoint 2013 Workflow (SPD)

I have a site workflow terminating automatically, after a short run time, with the error message: The workflow instance exceeded the throttle of 10000 activities executed in a row and could not ...
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External content type add connection to a rest api

Is there a way to connect an external content type to a third party rest API? If so how? I have tried to find information about this, but have only found methods to using rest to get data out from ...
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Multi-Line Column works in email but not task

SP2013: When I create a task, I'm able to include multiple lines with line breaks in the Description column. When the email goes out to indicate a task has been assigned, the email displays the ...
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What is the purpose of the Notes parameter in the SPRoleAssignment constructor?

There are two constructors for the SPRoleAssignment class: public SPRoleAssignment(SPPrincipal principal) public SPRoleAssignment(string LoginName, string Email, string Name, string Notes) The ...
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MultiValued string profile property limitation?

When you create a user profile property of type string and that accepts multiple values, SharePoint seems to use a term set. Actually, all values put in the users' profile appears in the keywords ...
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How to save selected item from drop down list into choice field

Actually am fetching data from list to my drop down list(ddlseverity). I want to get selected value from drop-down and display the value in choice filed in SharePoint list. after click submit button ...
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close facebook dialogue

In my webpart i have code which makes call to facebook feed dialgue. myHtml = "<a href='#' onClick='return openlink(400, 350, \"" + fbAppId + "\",\"" + PageUrl + "\",\"" + imageUrl + ...
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Sharepoint Share an Outlook Agenda in Calendar Busy / tentative

Hi I'm trying to share my outlook agenda on a SharePoint website. I created a sub website and added the calendar app there. After that i added a calendar overlay. I than had the issue that i could ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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Create a timer job definition that queries a list and sends a reminder email daily

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and have a requirement to create a timer job that will keep sending notifications to users in a recursive manner. I have referred this article which describes the ...
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Trouble importing Sharepoint task list to Project Professional 2013

When I try to import a Sharepoint task list into Project Professional 2013 I get all the tasks, with their names and their respective Due Date. But there are columns in Sharepoint wich I created and ...
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SharePoint With PowerPivot Filters Missing

I upgraded existing Excel2010 spread sheet to excel2013 as part of SharePoint upgrade from sp2010 to sp2013. Everthing works fine but i dont see any filters being populated on sharepoint excel ...
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Content organizer document routing issues (Sharepoint 2013)

I have three libraries set up on another Site collection that I have routing to the records management site, and I need the three libraries routed to different places on the record management site. ...
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Error when adding custom web part to a page

I have a web part I have developed in Visual Studio. It just goes out to a document library and gets all the items: SPListItemCollection collListItems = oDocumentLibrary.GetItems(); This works ...
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List Enterprise Wiki pages from subsite

I currently have a SP2013 Team Site with a Wiki Library. The Team Site has a Web Part on the front page that lists all the pages in the Wiki library. Now I want to upgrade to an Enterprise Wiki ...
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Retaining query string filter parameters across postbacks

So I have two site pages, A and B. Page A has a list view with a column that has a link to page B, with filter parameters in the query string to show only items that match criteria from that list ...
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Hide Calculated Column in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to hide a simple calculated column from forms in a custom list. However, unlike WSS 3.0, I am not able to achieve this simple task. Any way I take to hide it, the option is disabled. ...
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Change filter value on a view on multiple libraries

Is it possible to change a value on all libraries within a site. I have multiple libraries where the term name in the store has been changed. However in libraries I have documents tagged with the ...
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How to add mobile phone number to people search results?

I'm trying to add some more information to the peopleresults.aspx. I tried to follow the instructions here but I get an undefined error for the has_mPhone variable. Is there something wrong is ...
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CSOM : Page not loading as expected

I have page with 5 webparts all executed using CSOM and JSOM code . All webparts maintain their own js and css files . I am facing issues with the CSOM code , the code it behaves unexpectedly ...
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Microsoft SQL Server (2008 and 2008 R2) is not supported on this version of Windows

In a sharepoint wfe server i saw below error many times why i get this error and how to solve this . sharepoint wfe server O/S: windows server 2012 R2 database : sql server 2012 Log Name: ...
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Query Rule to search for any documents that contain the term being searched?

I have a document called "RequestforAdjustment.pdf". Is there a way to ensure that this appears if I search for "Adjustment" through KQL? I have the query working to search if "Adjustment" is its own ...
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Create SharePoint list from user template

I'm trying to create a list in SharePoint 2013 using CSOM. The problem is that when the query is executed it says that it couldn't find any matches. I have checked, and the list template (Pest) is on ...
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Publish a site template to multiple site collections

I have two team site collections inside my SharePoint web application 2013. Inside the first site collection I saved one of the sub-sites as a template, and I am able to create new sub-sites based on ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync - Not all users syncing

We have the user profile sync, syncing with AD. For some reason, a specific set of users will not import via the profile sync. I have taken a screenshot of the container, everyone syncs except the ...
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Using content search web part to build a site navigation (SP 2013)

Problem: I've got a site with 15 subsites, each which in turn has many pages. I want to use a content search web part to query all sub sites, and display each sub site as a heading, with the three ...