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Cannot Create a Bilingual Site Template in Sharepoint

I'm trying to create a site template out of a bilingual sharepoint 2013 site (in SP2010 compatibility mode). I can create the template successfully, but the template only gets created in the current ...
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How can I prevent people from pasting formatted text?

Is there a way to prevent people from pasting formatted text into the rich text editor? I need to make sure only our approved styles are used.
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SharePoint 2013 Search Results Sort Options - Odd Behavior from “Relevance” Option

I am working in a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Center, and looking to change the default Sort options on a Results page. To do this, I am modifying the “Available sort orders (JSON)” property of ...
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Error when filtering the view

I want to make a view of a list to display the upcoming birthdays. I have a list "Employees": The column "Birthday" is of type date, the other 4 columns all of type "Calculated (calculation based ...
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Create column displaying the term from the term set

I would like to create a column for a document library that shows the term that a document has been tagged with from the Term Set from the managed metadata store. Is this possible?
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Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?

I'm experiencing a problem I can't quite understand. We're provisioning content types to a content-type-hub via an installed feature. The feature deploys, the content types and site columns all ...
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SharePoint Copy Blog to new site collection in c#

I am trying to make a code that copies Posts and Comments to a site. It is working, except setting the lookup field to connect Comment with Post. using Microsoft.SharePoint; using System; namespace ...
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How do I use SharePoint Rest API to query list for a field resulting in one row of data?

I've been able to pull data for a specific list, but unable to filter it down to one item, where the Field called "File Name" equals drugdealers. Any assistance would be appreciated. <script ...
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Applying common styles to multiple HNCS: What is the best practice?

Adhering to best practices, we have built a SharePoint 2013 intranet with multiple Host Named Site Collections all accessible via HTTPs, for example https://home.domain.com - Landing Page ...
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Getting client context in provider hosted apps

I am new to developing provider hosted apps and going through some code snippets over the web to see how to get the context of the host web (or app web) to work on lists and libraries etc through the ...
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how to check web navigation/sharepoint perfs for distant user

Customer's Users are complaining about low performance on SharePoint 2013 site. I would like to send a little software or script (I know PowerShell) or even built-in features (like Dev console on IE), ...
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Connecting server to farm using Connect-SPConfigurationDatabase : Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

I am trying to connect a server to a farm using the Connect-SPConfigurationDatabase Cmdlet: PS C:\Users\sp_admin> Connect-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlet Connect-SPConfigurationDatabase at command ...
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Sharepoint 2013 incoming email Attachment not saved

I have a problem with a user with the incoming email function. On December the user sent some emails to a Document Library and everything worked fine (a folder with the subject as name was created and ...
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SPGridView databind on each page call regardless of postback

I construct a data table on page load and set it to a SPGridView. In the GridView I have LinkButtons to do server side updates. On clicking on link buttons it calls on server side methods (eg: to ...
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How do I remove default Text Styles from the ribbon?

I want to prevent our users from using the built in text styles. How do I hide or remove them from the ribbon?
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Import data from one list into another

Say I have a list A with personal information of my employees. How can I import parts of this information (e.g. the names) conditionally (e.g. all names longer than 6 letters) into another list B? Do ...
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Creating customized search results in SharePoint 2013 with Dispaly Template

I am trying to customize search result through display template. my template has two block for Rendering. how to customize search result such as following image: my HTML code for implement is: ...
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Import dates from list into calendar app

I'm trying to show the birthdays from a list in my calendar. I completed the following steps so far: Created new app Contacts "Friends" Filled it with some sample data: Created new app Calendar ...
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Is there any way to show Post Security Timming results without having display “gaps”?

We have implemented post security trimming on a SharePoint 2013 search site and it works fine, except for the very odd display - if I do a Search without trimming on, it will show 10 results per page ...
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Embedding an Access database in SharePoint?

I have a client who would like me to embed an access database from another location (document library) to a SharePoint page in an editable format. Similar to how you can add the "Excel Web Access" web ...
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SPQuery ProcessBatchData from folders

I'm using the following script to try and delete items from a Doc Library rather unsuccessfully. There are no files in the root, just all in subfolders under this doc library. Where am I going wrong ...
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InfoPath form - The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection

I have a site in test with Lists forms customised using InfoPath web forms. Environment is 2013. When I try to open the forms after restoring in Production I get the error: The following location ...
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Refresh Trusted Security Token Services Metadata feed timer job fails on search server

I'm running SP 2013 with 7 servers in my farm. One of my search servers (I have two) fails this job daily at 12AM? Any ideas? I get the following three errors in the ULS log when this job fails. ...
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Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you

In SharePoint 2013, I am the administrator for central admin and all site which I have created so far. Now, I am facing the above mentioned error when I access the site. The problem exits still now ...
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Scaling out Workflow Manger in various physical location ideas?

We are running Sharepoint 2013 server in 3 tier. It consists of 3 web front end, 2 app server and 3 workflow server with properly load balanced using F5 load balancer. we are looking into the solution ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Retrieving hidden field value always null

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow in a Visual Studio project. I use a LookUpSPListItem activity together with a GetDynamicValueProperties activity to get field values from a list. All field values ...
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how to fix Drag end Drop Error in Sharepoint 2013

I designed user control using XsltListViewWebPart. I want to upload file using drag end drop. However I encountered an error. How to fix it? Thanks for your help.
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Show DisplayForm after insert new record

I'm looking if there is a way to show an already inserted record instead of returning to the list...
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Different permissions on item creation

Within SP 2013, is it possible to do the following in terms of permissions : Two different AD groups : Admins & Users. With only one list. When Users access this list, they can add/modify only ...
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My site and AD?

We are about create my sites for our users. In this regard I have some questions. How many my sites can we have in a web-application for my site? How many AD sources can one have with regards to ...
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SharePoint 2013 upload speed to list is very slow

I am having speed issues when pasting data to a list in SharePoint 2013. I have IE 9 and Microsoft Office 2010. When copying data from Excel to SharePoint in Datasheet view (or quick edit view as it ...
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Customize source parameter Sharepoint 2013

I have to customize the returning from saving and exiting (by canel) a list element. I know that is done by the source parameter in the url, but i did not understand how to set/edit it. If i take a ...
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Custom “Content Query” web part formatting in SharePoint 2013

What is best and easiest way to format a "Content Query" web part in SharePoint 2013?
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Starting SharePoint in the browser

I'm new to SharePoint. I installed SharePoint Foundation 2013 on Windows Server 2012 (virtual machine). After the installation, Internet Explorer started and this message came up: It is connecting ...
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Custom ASMX Could not create type

I was trying to add my own WebService/asmx to SharePoint 2013. and I got this wonderful error message Sorry, something went wrong An error occurred during the processing of ...
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Unable to use string functions in REST query

I am querying for duplication of column name in the web using REST query. My query is as per below: ...
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Is there a specific library type called a Help Library in SharePoint 2013?

I'm working on making custom help files for my SharePoint site and found an article that works through the process; however the first thing is to create a Help Library and I am not finding anything ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User cannot be found by SOME other users in People Picker

I'm having some trouble with the People Picker in SP2013. Certain users have been trying to use the People Picker to select a user who does exist in our Active Directory, but are unsuccessful when the ...
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How do I restrict access to System Pages?

I want a user group to only be able to access our published front-end site. How can I prevent these users from accessing System pages? For example, I don't want them to be able to access ...
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SharePoint 2013 Content Library with Varing Permissions

Best Practices question for everyone: What is the best way to manage different permission levels within the same content warehouse? I work for a client who has two distinct brands. I am working on an ...
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Insert Related List errors

So I have some Classes in one list and each time one is scheduled, it must have an Instructor (lookup to Instructors list). On the display form for Instructors, I used the "Insert Related List" button ...
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Make CSS changes to osssearchresults page only

Is there a way to make CSS changes to the osssearchresults page without it affecting all other pages on the site? Specifically, for this site collection the left navigation is hidden. I want this to ...
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What is best and easiest way Custom list formatting in SharePoint 2013?

There are several ways for custom list formatting in SharePoint 2013? What is best and easiest way to format a Custom list in SharePoint 2013?
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Make a subsite go directly to Access App, and App back to Home site

I am very new to Sharepoint (using 2013), so please bear with me if I use the wrong terms here: My top-level site is going to break down into several subsites (3 for now) due to needing different ...
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Get all users based on a specific permission/role in .Net CSOM in SharePoint 2013

I want to get the list of all the users who have a particular role/permission on a site. For example, I need the list of users who have edit rights RoleType=Editor using .Net CSOM in SharePoint ...
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loop overwrites and only display the last value

I have loop were I display 3 subsites, the count gets 3 when it finish and it display the last value $(document).ready(function () { //Get the URI decoded URLs. hostweburl = ...
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How to search for all subsites title and url using Rest

I have a autocomplete search box when typing in my box I want to display the title of the subsite and also url Here is my search box <div id="searchfield"> <input type="text" ...
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SharePoint 2013 Tags vs Keywords

I am trying to figure out how tags, terms and keywords are should be used in SharePoint 2013. I have read a lot of articles about it and think that I understand the differences between these types. ...
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Manger field values is overwriting after incremental crawl in SP2013?

Step 1: we ran full crawl successfully. Step 2: we updated manually manager values for 10 users. Step 3: removed mapping for manager in Manage User Properties. Step 4: Again we ran the incremental ...
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SharePoint 2013 ribbon doesn't look right

You ever have one of those problems where your google-fu doesn't work because you have no idea what words to use? That's the problem I have with two of my SharePoint 2013 sites. Simply put, the ribbon ...