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X-Frame-Options Issue with different farms

I am developing an on premise sharepoint hosted app which among other things creates a custom ribbon action that opens a dialog page where a javascript code is executed. In my test environment and ...
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Limit Enterprise Search Center to show pages only

We have a search box in the header of our publishing site that directs to our search site. How can I limit the results to be pages only? Right now it's showing lists, PDFs, etc. I'm thinking it's to ...
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Is there a way to log specific clicks?

I need to log when users click on specific links on our SharePoint site. Something like: bob@company.com - Clicked Special Link #1 - 02/13/2015 14:41 joe@company.com - Clicked Special Link #7 ...
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Design Manager Package export issue

I'm trying to export a 2013 design package from one site collection so I can import into another so they share their branding. I'm getting an error about a custom list: "Error exporting the list ...
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Creating SQL Alias after configuring SharePoint 2013 farm

I am trying to configure sql alias in SharePoint farm. I have followed various articles about configuring it through cliconfg.exe and it looks fine. I have rebooted server and all the services. When ...
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Documents are being displayed with a title equivalent to first words in document in search results. How can I change this to use the file name?

My search results in my enterprise search aren't displaying the file name or title property. Instead, they're showing the first words of the actual document content as the title. For example, we ...
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Has SharePoint O365 stopped support of /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx endpoint recently?

Until now, the legacy /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx was the only possible API to update SharePoint o365 user profile properties. Unfortunately, recently it started to return Server was unable to ...
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How to make CQWP retrieve 4 most recent Items in the whole site collection?

I'm a little stuck with one of m Content Query Web Part: On my homepage, i would like to display the 4 most recent items added to my site collection in a Content Query Webpart called "What's new?" So ...
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Opening PDF document in adobe acrobat instead reader

We have PDF documents in SharePoint 2013 document library. We have installed both Adobe Acrobat and Reader on our machine. When we open PDF document, it opens up in Reader by default. But we want the ...
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SP2013 VS WF - add process dynamically

I'm using VS2013 to create SP2013 Workflow. I need to provide user with ability to choose additional approvers while WF is running. For example, normal approval process route is User A -> User B - > ...
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Problem with redeployment of Fields, Content Types and List Definitions/Instances

What I did: Create an Empty SharePoint Project Create a simple Text Field Test - (re)deployment and retraction of Solution are causing no problems Create Content Type which consists of this one ...
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Programmatic access to new Publishing Pages that haven't been checked in

Is it possiblet o get a list of Publishing Pages in a Pages library that have been created, but haven't been checked in after initially creating the page? SPList.ItemCount does give the correct ...
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when check whether the user is in a group via javascript - get_current gives error and it calles 2 times the function

I've seen many posts about this, but I still have issues with implementing this. I googled and find a post on this site and following the SharePoint 2013 CSOM approach. ...
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Document Information Panel was unable to load: NodeTest expected here

We are using SP built-in feature to map document library columns to Word QuickParts. We are using default template for Microsoft Office applications. Most of Word templates are working fine, but ...
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Can you display Sharepoint 2010 page/site content into HTML email?

We are struggling to get people to read SharePoint content, they are stuck reading PDF's all the time and even at that, they don't read it. I figure one way to bust this habit would be to drive the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 (on premise) “Unable to get sql session to admin database” search error

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise installation and are experiencing issues with our search crawl. At the moment the crawls won't run (the progress stays at "Starting"). I have checked our logs ...
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copy/paste and font dosen't work in sharepoint wiki

I use sharepoint 2013 enterprise , I have a manual in DOC format , I need to convert it to SharePoint wiki page. There is not a way to convert the document automatically, So I tries to do the ...
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Lookup field not showing up in 2013 workflows SPD

I created a lookup field called supervisor that pulls from another list with supervisor names and emails. In the option for creating the lookup field I had it add the email address as an extra column ...
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How to Pull Field Data from InfoPath Form into SharePoint List

I am using SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have an existing SharePoint List that's populated by an existing InfoPath form. Currently, only a few fields that are from the form appear in the ...
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Only show current submenu in current navigation

For a client I'm developing a public facing SharePoint site. I'm using Managed Metadata. Let's say I have the following term set: - Home - Products - Product A - Product B - Product C ...
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Reading web part properties using JavaScript Object Model in SharePoint 2013

I am using the below code to read the properties of a web-part using JSOM. While i can read the properties of the web-parts that are there on the current web part page, I would like to know of a way ...
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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM? Thanks in advance.
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Why my solution is getting deployed to only one(App Server) server out of 2 WebFrontEnd and 1 App Server?

I have a solution containing a Visual WebPart and an Application(_Layouts) page. I have used VS 2013 for developing this solution and its for our 2013 farm. The farm has one Application Server and 2 ...
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Start a workflow for a list item that was created by someone else

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow (let's call it LSR Status Workflow) that is associated with a list (called LSR List). When a user creates an item in the LSR List, it automatically starts the LSR ...
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c# - how to connect a remote site collection programatically

Is it possible, if yes how, to connect from a webpart I coded which is installed on server A, to Server B. Like now I use SPSite, SPWeb to open local sites. What if I want to access data/properties of ...
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REST API Social News Feed with Images throwing 400 error

Reading the news feed with the REST API _api/social.feed/my/news gives me text, but if an Image post is added, without text, I get a 400 error. If I added text, I am shown the text and get no error. ...
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Export SharePoint 2010 look to 2013 instance

We need to take our SharePoint Enterprise 2010 instance's look-and-feel to a new 2013 instance. We didn't customize the master page but instead used page layouts in publishing pages to create the look ...
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SP13: Copy Wiki Page

I have a wiki page located on SharePoint Team Site. I would like for the same Wiki page to be moved to another SharePoint Team Site. Normally, I would create a template and move to the new location. ...
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link for Popup Window on WebPart for list item

I have created a custom WebPart that fetches data from List and shows it. The list have columns like Title, FirstName, LastName and Address etc. Question 1: I want that "Title" column should be ...
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Foreach not recognizing close

I am trying to add items to a list from a CSV script. I have imported the code and established the variables and even test to ensure that the SP information is accurate. The following code does not ...
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How to get a file's very top parent folder in SharePoint 2013 document library?

If there is a file in a document library in this structure: Document Library -DocumentSet --Folder1 ---Folder2 ----File How do I get the reference to DocumentSet from the file with server side ...
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Remove one page from Search Results

We have a subsite with its own search result source (scope) "This site." The scope is only available on the site. So people who use it will be on the site. For many searches the site home page comes ...
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Problem with many $filter parameters

The query below returns a 404 error because there are two many $filter parameters. Can I increase the number of $filter parameters permitted? How can I improve this query? ...
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I have ADFS implemented on SP 2013 and would like to use the 2013 farm to crawl another 2010 farm, need some advice

I have a 2013 farm(ADFS) and i trying to crawl my 2010 farm(Claims-NTLM),the approach i was planning for is Use Publishing/Consuming Concept - This will not work since 2013 cannot consume any ...
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How to debug a solution in visual studio without deploying it

I'm running: Visual Studio 2013, Sharepoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL server 2012. I'm a beginer and I would like to know how to use the debug tool properly. I'm trying to debug my solution in visual ...
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Changed name of library, now can't publish workflow

I changed the name of a library I'm using and now am unable to publish a workflow from Designer. This is the error I'm getting: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.WorkflowEndpointNotFoundException. Are there ...
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Discussion Board:

Is it possible to have the category list displayed on the homepage e.g. beneath 'New Discussion'. This would be useful for staff who only wish to view topics of relevance to them at a glance.
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Is anything bad on exclusion crawl rules in SharePoint 2013?

Using SP2013, we have disputation on using crawl rules to handle application specific requirements within an on-prem farm. I'm providing an application (site collection with features) that contains ...
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How to stop “Site Members” group modifying Quick Launch or Top Nav in SharePoint 2013

With the standard groups and permission levels how do you stop "Site Members" modifying the Quick Launch or Top link bar in SharePoint 2013 (This related post answers the question for 2007 and 2010, ...
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Custom Form per Content Type

There are couple of custom content types under a content type group. These content types are added to a SP Library. The ribbon in the library lets user select a content type in the library. The ...
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SP2013 People Search: Mapping User Profile Property “Office” to Managed Properties?

In our current SP2013 project, we're using AD Import to import data from the AD to the user profiles. Now I want to add some more information from the user profile to the search results of the people ...
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Elevated Privileges

I am writing a Webpart for an on-premise SharePoint 2013. I need to persist data to a list with elevated privileges but still need to be able to keep track who changed and added items. When I view ...
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Sharepoint 2013 list inline search and view item limit

I'm looking into the inline 'Find an Item' search in SP 2013. Is it correct that where a list contains more items than the view limit, what is returned by the inline search is dependent on where in ...
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Restricting CSWP content based on navigation term

I am attempting to set up a POC where content for Overview, AboutUs, ContactUs basic pages is driven trough navigation term. I've set up managed navigation and appropriate terms. However, i am ...
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Workflow Manager CU2 — application error when access /_layouts/15/wrkstat.aspx

upgraded workflow manager 1.0 to Workflow manager CU2, workflow works but my workflow status pages errors saying:Application error when access /_layouts/15/wrkstat.aspx, Error=The remote server ...
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SP13: Saving PDF to Document Library

My objective is to have a way to save a pdf directly back SharePoint to designated document library. I have multiple pdf documents too. When using a WORD document a way to make sure it's saved to the ...
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2013 REST api $skiptoken with $orderby returns wrong number of results

I noticed some discrepancies in the number of results when getting paged list items when I $orderBy different fields. I set up a test list with 196 items, the below snippet will get items in batches ...
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Custom error page for subsite

We have a couple of subsites in our site collection that have an identity of their own. The users of these subsites don't always know (or care!) that it is a subsite and we don't want to "pop them out ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search number stemming

I've got a list with a single line-field. In this field are product numbers like 701.25.898 and 701.334.445. I created a managed property from this field. When using the search and searching for 01 I ...
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Calendar: Using categories?

Usually, I created different calendars (e.g. holidays, meetings, etc.) and "joined" them in one global calendar as overlays. They were in different colors and I was able to choose, which of them I ...