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Data Source file cannot be saved Soap Service Connection

I am trying to Get List Items using SharePoint Designer 2013 Soap Service Data Source. I have entered Service description as https://sitesurl/_vti_bin/lists.asmx?WSDL listName ...
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SharePoint 2013 App solutions structure

I have VS2012 app solution with two projects in it A B The workflow is included to the A project and I would like to add this workflow to the B project. I have not found the workflow's elements in ...
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What is the best way to automate the creation of hundreds of tasks per project?

I am planning for an SP site that tracks a registration process. Each registration will have a hundred tasks or more. At a high level, I think I should create a task list that would serve as a ...
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A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application:EndpointFailure: Affected Endpoint MetadataWebService.svc

SharePoint 2013 farm with 3 web front end 2 web app and 2 workflow server.we have scheduler running sharepoint warm up scripts at 2am in the morning to beat the morning rush hour traffic. Couple of ...
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Excel and PowerPoint to talk via SharePoint Libraries

We are looking into a way for an Excel file and PowerPoint file to exchange data. I'm thinking Excel Web Services, OpenXML, SharePoint Office Apps and/or maybe CSOM. Requirement is coming up to: ...
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Office Web Apps shared by multiple farms

Our environment consists of 3 SharePoint 2013 farms: Production, Test and DR. The Production and DR farms are exact replicas from a physical architecture standpoint, and we are using SQL async ...
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WebPart toolpart changes PeoplePicker output

I have a strange behavior when using a peoplepicker field in a page layout. When I open the toolpart for a webpart, the field's content is rendered diffrent: Normal With toolpart The ...
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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Cross-site publishing with star rating

We are setting up a cross-site publishing solution. Got that working fairly well following this tutorial. But we would like our users to be able to rate the individual items on the publishing side ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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SharePoint 2013 and people picker not working in custom C# aspx website

I have a custom C# aspx page that was created to be used inside of SharePoint 2010. It uses several people-picker controls. <SharePoint:PeopleEditor id="peopleEditorRO" runat="server" ...
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Translation Management Workflow Side-by-Side comparison with English

I'm trying to evaluate whether SharePoint and specifically the Translation Management Library will be acceptable for our workflow. I have some questions: Is there a way to show say an English ...
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SharePoint 2013 Column Filters do not show up in Quick Edit

Most times the filters do not show up in quick edit view; occasionally they do and everything works as expected. The list has under 1000 items and is far under the throttle limits. What could be ...
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How to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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VS2012 won't deploy my SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Well, I have got the same problem as this guy with the equally titled thread. I want to add a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to my App Web. It is a list Workflow. Workflow Manager and Service Bus are ...
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Organizing my data under the metadata navigation term store

I am working on a Wiki library for our company. The idea of the wiki is to organize our work per department, then per project. For example for our financial dept we will have the following hierarchy:- ...
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Filter and sort related data from multiple lists

I've been working on ways to collect data from a few lists, do some calculations on it and set up user controls to filter/sort that data. Ultimately I want a web part (or similar) that a user can use ...
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SharePoint 2010 masterpage project messes up the SharePoint 2013 site

We are upgrading SharePoint 2010 projects to 2013. Currently working on master page project. This project has an module with the masterpage file, code in this file is copy paste of v4.master with ...
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Can I create a workflow for an Excel spreadsheet?

I have an Excel365 spreadsheet in my Sharepoint13 user account which I am sharing with everyone except external users. Everyone needs to update this sheet, so I would like to create a workflow for it. ...
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XsltListViewWebPart Custom Filtering on Query String with paging

We are working on a solution to use custom query and paging inside a XsltListViewWebPart. This work,s but the paging does not work: var doc = new XmlDocument(); ...
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Garbled display of discussion list with raw HTML codes

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that was migrated to SharePoint 2013. When I go to view a discussion page, each entry in the discussion is displayed as raw text with HTML codes displayed (making it ...
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XsltListViewWebPart cross site view unexpected error

We are programmatically adding an XsltListViewWebpart to a SPWeb in SharePoint 2013 Server. The web part is configured to show tasks from a list and view on another spweb. It works fine until it ...
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Windows Authenticated API calls failing when I use a custom sign-in form for FBA

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured for both Windows Authentication and FBA (which is working fine). I also have some code which executes a CSOM request using windows credentials, ...
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Cannot create new subsite in SharePoint 2013

When I tried to create a new subsite under a site collection, I get the error message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." after I click the "Create" button. I entered the newsbweb.aspx by ...
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How to automatically switch to Edit Mode after creating a page?

When adding a new page to SharePoint (through Pages list) and clicking OK, the user is redirected to Pages list. How to force SharePoint to open that page in Edit Mode? I've been thinking about ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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How to force auto-approval in a community sub-site via c#

I have created a sub site from the community template with unique permission. For my users I need to force the auto-approval. Is there a way to do it using management shell or C# code?
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Cross site publishing how to connect to catalog using powershell programmatically

Pro grammatically i would like to connect with available catalog in manage catalog connection using power shell. How to do that?
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Is there any way to profile or debug remote event receivers on SharePoint 2013 Online?

I have registered a remote event receiver using the SharePoint CSOM, by configuring a EventReceiverDefinitionCreationInformation object and adding it to a list. I can use Powershell (again with the ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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More than one sub folder in content organiser rule

I have a client who has a requirement that documents sent to their record centre are stored as such: Department Library - Country (folder) - Fund (folder) - Doc Type (folder) Country, ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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Enterprise keywords dialog “Select” button is broken using TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I have an application page which is loaded into a modal and it contains 2 TaxonomyWebTaggingControl objects: The first control (Categories) is linked to a custom term set, the second (Keywords) is ...
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Does “Portal site connection” do anything in SharePoint 2013?

Does anyone know if "Portal site connection" can be used on standard master page (seattle)? Is it completely useless unless you use custom master page? In SharePoint 2010 I could find a connected ...
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How to create user portion of access token for high-trust app?

I am trying to get an on-premise, provider-hosted application to be logged-in when the user is logged into SharePoint, and logged out when the user logs out of SharePoint, so essentially a "federated ...
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Custom form for custom list causing “A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:)”

I am working on trying to convert a custom sandbox solution to work with SP2013 Online. I can get the feature to activate, and all of our lists are created. However, the custom form we use for the ...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one ...
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Overwrite documents with drag and drop

SharePoint 2013. When I use drag and drop to add a new version of a document to a document library, I systematically get this message: A file named [file name here] already exists in this ...
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Connection to remote farm does not work

From what I read here (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms453293.aspx) it should be possible to connect to a remote farm. Unfortunately my program simply refuses to use the remote DB server ...
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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning discrepancy SPLimitedWebPartManager AddWebPart versus manually adding

I've exported a XsltListViewWebPart with all of my settings to a .webpart file. I have added this to the webpart gallery in several site collections, I can edit a page add the webpart and it somehow ...
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Change logic for event receivers in an already deployed solution

I have a sandbox solution that has list schemas, visual web parts, custom pages and actions, workflows and a couple event receivers. Yes, one big mess of a thing, but I needed to pack everything up in ...
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SP looking for CSS files in the wrong place

Environment: SP2013 Enterprise, custom master page, Dreamweaver I've made a custom master page complete with its own CSS. My style sheets are linked near the bottom of the <head> like so: ...
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Issue with “Custom web view in File Dialog Box” in Office 2013

I have a custom “web view for file dialog” that used to work in Office 2010 and no longer works in the 2013 version. By “web view for file dialog box” I mean the feature described here: ...
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Provisioning publishing pages with custom webparts in SharePoint 2013

I have a sandboxed solution where i provision publishing pages with custom web parts. Like this: <Module Name="CustomPage" Url="$Resources:cmscore,List_Pages_UrlName;" ...
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SP 2013 search: SiteTitle managed property not populated for all content

We have a custom search integration with SharePoint. In 2010 we relied on the SiteTitle managed property to be populated for all content items returned by search queries in order to populate a custom ...
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Configure welcome pages on sites and subsites with powershell

I have to configure the welcome page for all my sites, and sub-sites. Is it possible to add content in the welcome page ? I mean : a little text, a calendar, and sections on the page's right side ...
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Is there an avilable Fix for the Managed metadata navigation Bug in sharePoint 2013

I am facing this bug on my "Publishing Site ---> enterprise wiki Template" inside SharePoint server 2013. and when i tried to specify the target page manually as mentioned in this link it did not work ...
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Sub-sites contributors and reader are unable to view the sub-site navigation

I have created a term store using the site collection administrator. And I associate this term store with a sub site navigation. But the problem I am facing is that the sub-site readers and even the ...
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Possible to have the same Search Navigation across all sites in a site collection in SP2013?

Just like using scopes in SharePoint 2010, is it possible to assign the same Search Navigation options to all sites in a site collection, so they share the same verticals?