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Configuring the value of [Today] in sharepoint

I am trying to change the time zone settings that [Today] should follow. It is currently taking UTC-8 and I want to change that to UTC timezone. I tried changing the regional settings timezone at ...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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CAML Query using <In> element breaks after >60 values are placed inside

The following CAML Query works on my list that has over 5,000 items because the Title field is indexed: <View Scope="RecursiveAll"> <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="Editor" /> ...
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sharepoint search api timezone issue

Sharepoint search api seems to use a different timezone I created 5 new articles with today's date, but they are not appearing in the api search query. I have a search query rule which picks up ...
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Block list from Farm/Site Search but still allow Search against list

Due to security reasons I had to disable search for certain libraries and lists from appearing in the site/farm level search box (done in advanced settings). However for admin purposes search is ...
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How to set read-only attribute on file

I have .docx file on sharepoint which should be read only but I do not know how to set this attribute in my sharepoint application in c# code behind. How to set read-only attribute on file in code ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Document Set

Is It possible to move/copy Doc Set from library A to library B (same siteCol), with Workflow ? I created a workflow with SPD 13, but was warned that it is not possible! Have I done wrong? Or is it ...
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How bad is it to put rdlc files in layout folder

How bad is it to put rdlc files in layout folder ? I want to add it to layout folder so that in my webpart code behind I will be able to call it then. I can't think of any other place, maybe custom ...
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ListFieldIterator shows [“Title” column value]

I am writing a webpart for SP 2013 with ListFieldIterator. If ControlMode equal to SPControlMode.Edit or SPControlMode.New it works good. If ControlMode equal SPControlMode.Dispaly i see ["Title" ...
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Use Content Type from Subsite on Parent Site

I have two content types on a subsite with their fields, and i need to use his content type on a parent site, on library Document, i have already add the reference for those two content types in ...
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SharePoint search problem with Complete matching

A client of ours required that Complete Matching is turned on for managed properties on which we refine (actually terms from Managed Metadata). In our case let's say there is a "Content" refiner ...
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ListFieldIterator for Edit forms

I've created New item form with ListFieldIterator but now I need to build one in EDIT and Display Mode. Can you guide me how to achieve it for Edit mode? Simply changing ControlMode = ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Wrong pagelayout highlighted

There is one weird issue observed, that when we change page layout, existing page layout remains highlighted, until we check-in page(either custom or SharePoint default master page) Any comments / ...
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Is there a way to allow external users to send emails to my list

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, and i have added an Announcement list. then i configure the announcement list to receive in-coming emails,so currently our domain users can send an email to the ...
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Development Advice for a new Content Type

I am a SharePoint Administrator and new to both SharePoint Development and Sp 2013, and trying to learn development working on my own environment. What I want to achieve is to create a new ...
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Business Data Connectivity entity namespace purpose

I've noticed that my BDC's entity namespace is a SharePoint website url. I have recently imported successfully our BDC during a SharePoint migration, and the namespace remains the same on the new ...
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Populate List Data based on selection in InfoPath form on load

I have a subsite named HR. Whenever HR Office goes to this site they should be able to see the requests for their approvals in a task list. I want to select any request from SharePoint task list and ...
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design a form in sharepoint designer 2013

What is the current way to create and design a form in SharePoint Designer 2013? I have a list and there is the form for a new item start.aspx#/Lists/Listname/NewForm.aspx. In SharePoint Designer I ...
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Create Custom Action for Ribbon in SharePoint hosted Add in

I am following the instructions in http://sharepointinterface.com/2013/01/22/custom-ribbon-button-image-limitations-with-sharepoint-2013-apps/ (and other walk through pages) both on my on premise DEV ...
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Best practise for upgrade site collection with its separate content database in sharepoint 2013?

In Sharepoint 2010 farm web application : http://www.company1.com ;content db : wss_company site collection : http://www.company1.com/products ( /Products is a explicit managed path in ...
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Dashboard for SharePoint server health [closed]

I want to create a dashboard to show the health of SharePoint servers using .NET code (C#). Anyone suggest me some ideas???
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How to get the text, not the ID number, from an external look-up field with InfoPath?

I have an InfoPath form with a drop-down list that needs to be populated with a field from an external SharePoint list. However the field is a Look-up Field and when I get it to populate the drop-down ...
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SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail “To” must be different format for some users

I am having trouble with sending emails via REST in javascript following the answer in this question: Send E-mail from javascript using REST API My issue is that emails, for some users, are only ...
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SharePoint 2013 Warm up script for Claims Provider

I tried this blog but I get and error with "Invoke-WebRequest : Invalid Uri. The host name could not be parsed." Can anybody help me resolve this issue?
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SharePoint 2013 - Page not found referer URL

I want to get Page referrer URL in order to keep record that invalid URL exists on which Page. I have given try to : Page.Request.ServerVariables["HTTP_REFERER"] ...
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How to edit ribbon button tooltip

There is a custom ribbon button MyButton declared inside feature and deployed on site. Now I need to change it's tooltip value in some cases: Button enabled: Some text Button disabled and there is ...
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Which library do I have to include to use SPListItem in VBA?

I want to read and modifiy SharePoint Lists with VBA from within Microsoft Excel 2013. Unfortunately I can not find which library I have to include to use those commands like described here: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata accepting invalid terms

I currently have a problem regarding our Managed metadata field. At this point, our field is accepting invalid terms in the term set but is a valid term in the term store. Below are screenshots that ...
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Document Column Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a list custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and ...
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Duplicating a content type form in SP Designer

When i create a new form in SP Designer i am given the option to select the content type to use. My assumption is that when you select the content type that it will use that as the parent to create ...
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Why is SharePoint hosted App creating a wsp

New to Add-ins i am creating a SharePoint Hosted App in Visual Studio 2015. When i try to publish my app it creates the following structure in the Debug folder looks like this: DEBUG app.publish ...
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Target _blank added to anchors in Enhanced rich text column

I have a SP List with an Enhanced rich text column whose purpose is to store HTML content which is then used to create the global navigation. The problem is that target="_blank" is added to every ...
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Data not showing in External list of SharePoint 2013 site

I have created external content type using stored procedure. Also created read list operation, as well as read item operation. But the problem is that the stored procedure that I have created is ...
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CAML Query Builder for app web (add-in web)

I am trying to generate a query using U2U CAML Query Builder for a list on an app web (add-in web). When I try to connect using credentials of the current user, which can connect to app web in the UI, ...
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How to locate file Microsoft.Practices.SPG.AJAXSupport.dll

I'm developing a SharePoint 2013 project and want to use UpdatePanel for which file Microsoft.Practices.SPG.AJAXSupport.dll is required. I have searched Google and Bing, but could not find it.I even ...
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Sorting not working in DataFormWebPart in SharePoint 2013

We have just migrated our site from SP2010 to SP2013 where we have used DataFormWebPart in many pages. But after migration the sorting is not working properly on those pages. Sorting only works when ...
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sharepoint content editor editing issue in IE on adding max-width

I tried adding a default content editor webpart in one of the pages. When I add few lines to it, it keeps selecting the whole paragraph when i click on the content editor to edit the content. How ...
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List items with Manged Metadata stopped showing in parent tags

I am using managed metadata in SharePoint 2013. This morning, with no known changes on the site, it started working different. Here is some dummy data to match my structure. -Project A -2015 ...
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create New site collection with new content database using powershell

How to create a new site collection in existing web application but with new content database using powershell.
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View Triggers Thresshold limit despite being less than threshhold!

Got a head scratcher here. I'm using SharePoint 2013. I have a list with 7500 items. My Threshhold for users and administrators is set to 7000. I bumped the Admin threshhold down from 20K to ...
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how can I collapse all groups in a sharepoint list upon page load

How can I go about collapsing all groups in a sharepoint list upon page load? I tried putting the following in a script editor web part (based on this page ...
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Setup item permissions using sharepoint workflow 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow that was created for us by a third party. There is one copy of the workflow deployed on a test install of sharepoint and one in production. It is applied to a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Jan 2016 Updates

Is anyone here experience problems in SharePoint after installing the latest JAN 2016 on 13th Jan 2016 (Western Australian Time) updates for SharePoint 2013. I am guessing it could be KB3114503 update ...
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Is this possible to send and store emails inside a list and map the email fields inside the list fields?

I am working on SharePoint server 2013. and we want to have the ability for users to send suggestions by email and get these emails saved inside a SharePoint list. now i know that each list can have ...
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Smooth scrolling with anchors on Sharepoint site

I have a SharePoint 2013 site which I am trying to include smooth scrolling using jQuery. There is a menu which becomes sticky after scrolling past, and each menu item should highlight as it goes ...
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How to automatically update documents generated by another system as new versions?

We want to share documents in a SharePoint Document Library (SP 2013) which are automatically generated each week by another software system. These documents are in PDF and RTF format (maybe also ...
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Copying a List or Document Library from one farm to another

In SharePoint foundation 2013, How to copy a List or Document library from a site collection in one farm to a site collection in another farm?
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Getting User Information with Add-In-Only-Authentication

I need to write a SharePoint Add-In (provider-hosted, CSOM) that has the permission to write entries in the hosts' SharePoint-List even if the user has no permission to do that. That's why I want to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Page Status Bar

I want page status bar to be displayed on top of Main Content Place holder, not with the ribbon. What changes I need to do?
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Enterprise Keywords Refiner

I have in a custom content type for documents and the enterprise keywords column as a optional field. Now I want to have a refiner in my search for that. The problem is, that the property mapped to ...