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My IE developer tool indicates that my Community site (Discussion forum) page have received 5.56 MB when clearing the browser cache

I have built a community site inside my SharePoint 2013 server. and on the discussion forum home page , I have captured the network for the page using IE developer tool. and it shows that it have ...
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Should I use ECMAScript from within a user control or visual web part?

It seems to me that I could use ECMAScript from within a user control or a visual web part, but which is the more efficient in terms of resource use, speed etc?
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Switching Search Results Sort Order if Keyword Term Exists

We have a Course Listing based on results surfaced by a Search Results Web Part that is configured to use a specific Results Source. The web part serves a dual purpose in that by default it should ...
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Main site accessible via CMIS, but how to access other sites and sub-sites?

The main site can be accessed via CMIS URL http://server/_vti_bin/cmis/rest?getRepositories. But the list of repositories at this address does not seem to include other sites and sub-sites. How to ...
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Unable to add taxonomy field value in list item

I want to add value to the managed metadata column of list item. The term which is being inserted is selected from taxonomy web tagging control. My declarative part is: <tr> <td> ...
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How to authenticate user in Office365 (SharePoint Online) for 3-rd party application?

I found the SharePointOnlineCredentials class for Office365, but it requires user name and password. I'd like that SharePoint (NOT MY APPLICATION) asks user to provide user name and password using ...
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How to get selected terms from Taxonomy web tagging control

I have created a web part in which there is one taxonomy picker control to enable user to select department. I want to store the selected term to the list column which is of type Managed Metadata. ...
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Upload to DocLib with jQuery (and REST) without HTML5

Uploading Documents to SP 2013 with jQuery and REST work just fine (Properties when uploading Files using REST in SP 2013) but these methods require a HTML5 compatible browser. The problem is now I ...
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Can't find 'Documents' library on MySite programatically

I'm busy working on a timer job that manages document time to live on a SharePoint MySite collection. Programatically I can access the top level SPSite and iterate through each of the sub webs which ...
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Crawl and index fileserver and add metadata to index based on location on fileserver?

I have a fileserver, containing 500'000 documents which should be crawled. Upon search, the result page displays the title, part of document content and the fileserver path. So far so god. But I want ...
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Adding multiple items to list with same title

I'm experiencing an issue that in my programatically created SharePoint List, if I add two items with the same "Title" field, it tells me the following error: Sorry, something went wrong A ...
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Unable to validate sharepoint date time control

I have added a <SharePoint:DateTimeControl> in my visual web part and I want to make it mandatory. To do so I referred this link and used as per my code. My code is: <tr> <td> ...
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ClientPeoplePicker control & TaxonomyWebTaggingControl stopped displaying used in visual web part

I developed a visual web part in which I have used the <SharePoint:ClientPoplePicker> control choose the users. It worked perfectly the day I created(before 2 days) but now it's not working. ...
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Errors when mounting SharePoint 2010 databases to SharePoint 2013

We're migrating several large SharePoint 2010 content databases into a new SharePoint 2013 farm (in 2010 mode) and when running PowerShell Mount-SPContentDatabase we're seeing hundreds of errors: ...
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Lync ActiveX inside SharePoint will not display the user image, unless we moved the mouse over the username

I am implementing a SharePoint 2013 community site. And inside the members sections I can view the member picture inside a pop-up when I move the mouse over the username, as shown in the picture. ...
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Left Side Navigation

My company are using Sharepoint 2013. They recently had a contractor do some work to create a Document Library with Managed Metadata and a custom "form" (I don't know if this is correct SharePoint ...
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Why do I have to use POST for REST queries?

I am trying to understand the logic with the SharePoint client.svc (_api) Web service. For some queries, for example List GetItems, or search queries, SharePoint requires the use of POST in ajax ...
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How can i hide a custom column from the DispForm.aspx for my announcment App

I have added a custom column named "Date" inside my announcement list, but i want to hide this column from the DispForm.aspx page. i tried the following two methods to hide the Date column but none of ...
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syncing a personal calendar with sharepoint calendars in 2013

Guys i know you cant sync your personal calendar with your team sharepoint calendars in 2010 but i was wondering whether this is now possible in 2013 using exchange 2013. Currently we just send an ...
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From where does sharepoint 2013 populate the “People and groups --> User Information”

I have a team site inside sharepoint 2013. and on the user name drop down list, there is an item named "My setting". and clicing on this item menu , will redirect to a User info page contaning these ...
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Pass value via URL based on list filters

I have a list called "Stage", which has an Task list with a filter in the Displayform: If the user wants to add a new task to this specific item the newform for the Task appears. To be sure, the ...
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How to make taxonomy picker required when used in visual web part?

I have created a visual web part in which user has to specify a field's value from taxonomy picker control. I want to make that value mandatory. The control is placed successfully but when I use the ...
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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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SharePoint 2013 MySites: Users unable to create mysites (personal site)

I am testing out an on prem dev farm with April CU I am attempting to create the Mysite web app, sc so my user can self-create their personal sites. With PS script I have been able to repeat this a ...
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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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Execute javascript function after all async postbacks

Just upgraded to SP2013. I have some javascript functions that need to be run after every (I'm assuming) async postback i.e. when a view is filtered or paged, so I can modify content in the view. ...
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On Sharepoint 2013 how do you show the last modified date on a page layout

Currently have a page layout were I would like to be able to display the last modified date of an article. However I can't see how this can be done as there's no snippet in the snippet gallery were ...
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How i can dynamically amend the userid to the “My Site Host location: ” URL

Under the "User Profile Service Application " managed service i have define the "My Site Host Location" URL to be :- ...
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Why can't my SharePoint-hosted app write to its app web?

I have a simple SharePoint-hosted app which wants to create an item in a list in its app web. (Explicitly not in the host web.) That's all. If my understanding is correct, no special app permissions ...
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Converting Infopath 2007 to Infopath 2014

We are migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Online 2013. We have some InfoPath 2007 forms we would like to migrate. Any suggested way to approach these? Have not tried but what happens if you ...
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CSS and js UX optimization for 2013 master page

I've been trying to optimize the user experience of a 2013 site that has an entirely custom responsive-design master page. So far, the only recommendation I've come up with is "Put your CSS links at ...
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Excluding specific files from Content Query

I have a content query web part that displays all the latest documents added to a site collection but there are one or two occasions where a file will be uploaded that the user doesn't want advertised ...
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Task list not visible in internet explorer - Internet explorer settings on server

I created a task list with the system account. This task list is not visible to other accounts. What could be the reason for this ? The Urls are the same and the second account (Jürgen Stürmer) has ...
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Unable to run my provider-hosted application with sharepoint. getting error invalid issuer or signature

I am having a problem with me provider-based azure hosted website and sharePoint. I am getting Error message "Invalid issuer or signature" The client id , which i generated from ...
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The “ExpressionTranslationBuildTask” task failed unexpectedly

I'm creating a Visual Studio sharepoint 2013 workflow, and I'm getting this error: The "ExpressionTranslationBuildTask" task failed unexpectedly. System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not ...
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Not able to create UserProfileManager in Console application

I am accessing the User Profile Property in my console application to view the current logged in user's department, where "Department" is the property of user profile. To access the property I ...
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Excel Services Application looks “Stopped” when created

I'm following instructions here, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219698.aspx Problem is, application's status upon creation is "Stopped". Not seeing errors in ULS. Is the article ...
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CQWP resets to default

I am having problem using CQWP on one of my page. You know under "Query" in CQWP you get 3 options: Show items from all sites in this site collection Show items from the following site and all ...
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Showing user image from active directory on some page

I have a page on which I want to show pictures of some users. The picture needs to be read from Active Directory. The user whose image will be shown is not logged in user but some other users. I ...
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Unable to modify the border colour for the top navigation ribbon

I want to define a blue border for all the top navigation ribbons, so using Firebug I have detected the classes which are responsible for the ribbon as shown in the below two images:- So I use the ...
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Webpart added to webpart page using modules is not visible in edit page

I am provisioning a webpart to a webpart page in sandboxed solution. here is the module's element.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Setting up Sharepoint 2010/2013 Dev environment on a 2GB RAM machine

I have a task in which I need to provide synchronization between MailChimp and Sharepoint Mail List and Contacts. I only have a 2GM RAM Machine running Windows 7 on Core 2 Dou based processor. Is it ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Interface not saving or updating to reflect actual file state

I am noticing a few issues with SharePoint Designer 2013 and I am wondering if I am doing something wrong and if there are any fixes. I am working on Publishing Site Page Layout. I try to save a ...
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Best approach to reference site assets URLs

I have a site collection at the URL http://sharepointdev/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussion/, and inside the “Site Assets” folder, I defined a logo image “logo_CMYK.ico”. Now, inside my site ...
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Lync server user statuses are only being shown inside IE

I have a community site, and under the members section their lync status will be shown as follow:- But on Firefox, Chorme and Safari these statuses will not show? is there a way to force these ...
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How to extract day, month and year from xslt in ItemStyle.xsl?

I have created custom template for CQWP in ItemStyle. My code for template is: <xsl:template name="CustomLofbergs" match="Row[@Style='CustomLofbergs']" mode="itemstyle"> <div ...
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Linking of documents accross site collections

I know I can link items to items within the same site collection with a new field type in sharepoint 2013 called related items. I wonder what are my options if I need to link one documnet in one site ...
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What API To use to store documents from an external application

We have an external application that creates invoices. This application generated a PDF of invoices but does not store them I would like to store them on SP 2013 inside a Document Set. I need to ...
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Sharepoint Online 2013, Shared with Everyone and spo-grid-all-users

In SPO E* you have the personal companyName-my.sharepoint.com site. In the new 2013 version there is the Skydrive link on the top of the page which opens your personal document library. By default ...
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Search: Make 2010 Search Scope work in 2013?

I have successfully consumed a published SharePoint 2013 Search Service Application in my 2010 Farm. However my 2010 Search Scope no longer works... and you can't create Search Scopes in 2013. So, ...