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Office 2013 OneDrive Location

When a user creates a document in Word/Excel 2013 is there a way to change the location of the OneDrive option to my On-Prem SharePoint site? Additionally, is there a way to add my SharePoint 2013 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search results webpart : Show only exact match

I am trying to use OOTB Search results webpart and trying to configure it such that whenever user types in any keyword, the search should only return results where that full keyword is exactly matched(...
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Move list attachments to document library

Scenario I have a workflow built that runs on a document set. The workflow runs well, but there are some problems that we are encountering regarding having business users submit documents to this ...
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WCF endpoints in SharePoint web.config

I have a SharePoint site that makes calls to a public web API (Melissa Data) using a WCF client. I have the endpoints configured in the web.config like so: <system.serviceModel> <...
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SP url - Problem with alias

I have a problem when using an alias to access my Sharepoint (2013) site through code. I want to retrieve a document from a SharePoint library. In my browser address bar I can type either : http://...
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Options for caching client-side requests?

Does Sharepoint 2013 offer any options for caching certain client-side requests for different clients (like ASP.NET cache)? I'm already using localStorage, but that only caches data for a single ...
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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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List of 70-488 exam resources

What have you used to prepare for the 70-488 certification exam? I need to take it by the end of the month. I'm planning on going through the self-paced training offered by Microsoft at this link: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Template Issue while creating new Site

I have created a Site Template using "Save Site as template" SharePoint option. While creating a new site using the Custom Site Template facing the below issue. Previously I was able to create the ...
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clear sharepoint property bag cache without apppool cycle

I've inherited code that uses the P&P code for accessing a farm-level property bag property on SharePoint 2013 SP1. The code has an application page to manipulate the property bag, and another ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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ServiceBus Broker service failed to start, retry count 2. Exception message: Service type is already registered

Due to outage last night my workflow servers are having issues. Service Bus Broker Service is stuck at starting stage, But Service gateway and app fabric services are started. Here are some error i ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): https://&...
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How to properly cache, validate, refresh Access Tokens?

I'm a complete newbie to SharePoint Provider-Hosted Solutions and their authentication logic. My App is an ASP MVC Solution. I run many AJAX-Calls from Client-Scripts to my Controller to interact with ...
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Upgrade Required SharePoint_Config

When I go to "Manage Servers in Farm" from Central Admin, I see a red alert that says "Upgrade Required" against web front end. When I run the stsadm command stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus , I ...
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allow contributor users to add web parts to a page without granting them “Add and Customize Pages” permission

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and when contributor users try to add web parts they will get the following error:- A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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JavaScript for Media Web Part in SharePoint 2013?

I have some custom JavaScript in SharePoint 2010 that works with the native Media Web Part, as described on MSDN. However, when porting this over to SharePoint 2013, the obj[0].Content.MediaPlayer ...
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Chart control data points not visible - Visual WebPart

I have created a Chart control based visual webpart. I have used custom labels for both x and y axis. The problem when i am trying to plot xy values, it is not visible in the chart. Code ...
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List does not exist Error when adding web part Sharepoint 2013

I want to add a web part in my site collection home page containing a list that is created in on of the subsites... i looked in Google for that and it looked like a simple task to do. Almost all ...
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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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Globally configure search dropdown

I have created a custom result source "special results" at CA-level A search result page is created in the search center, searching only "special results" The dropdown in the search center displays "...
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Creating a navigationnode of type Link from csom

I have a publishing enabled web that I want to add a link to, not a heading. var node = web.Navigation.QuickLaunch.Add(new NavigationNodeCreationInformation { Title = "Dokument", Url = web.Url + "/...
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Updating an existing content type field link by JSOM

I have a content type and I would like to set some field links to hidden. The code runs perfectly, but for some reason, when I check in the UI if the field link is hidden, the changes are not applied. ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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“Open in Excel” prompt disabled when accessing workbook through office web apps

We're trying to share an excel workbook through SharePoint which sends a link through mail with "web=1" which calls for excel web access. since the document has unsupported features in OWA, it prompts ...
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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 as:D8999D5E-BF61-46FC-...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Variations contextual tab missing

I have a publishing site collection with variation enabled(For en-us and fr-fr), When I go to Pages library of en-us site, In the top contextual tab area I can see two tab groups "Files", "Library" ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade Blog Category Link Issues

The Problem: We upgraded from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 and it went very well overall. One issue that I've found is that if I open the blog subsite and select a category, it correctly returns all the ...
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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 url}/_api/SP....
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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(); doc.LoadXml(((XsltListViewWebPart)...
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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 ...