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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

I've created a feature staple for my sites to apply a particular master page. It appears to work for all the subsites/pages in /personal/[userid]/ except for the blog. Any ideas?
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Inline Search Expand Results?

Can the 2013 inline search be made to expand results in a collapsed group-by View? Not all users are smart enough - it seems - to realise that if you see grouped results after a search, you just ...
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Can't edit tasks in Project 2013. Error message says the project is open in another browser when it isn't

My department head and I just installed Sharepoint 2013 and Project 2013. We're fairly new to both. I created a Project Web App, and made a project. I was able to add a few tasks to this project.. at ...
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Access Items in DocumentSet using JSOM

I'm attempting to access items in a DocumentSet using SharePoint 13's JSOM. I am able to access the generic list properties but I do not see how to access ContentType specific properties on the client ...
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Programmatically read SP 2007 contents and write in SP 2013

Can I read the SP 2007 custom lists, document libraries and write in SP 2013. Please help with some samples or links.
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New / Edit Forms. Date Selection. Is it possible to limit the range of available dates

SharePoint 2007, with a pending upgrade to SharePoint 2013 Can anyone advise if its possible to limit the range of available dates within a SharePoint list? my scenario is that I'm looking to build ...
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Site Collection Structure for Multiple Stores

Our organization has a large number of centrally managed stores. In order to control security, apply storage templates, etc. we decided to implement a "flat" architecture, using independent site ...
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Automatic video conversion on upload?

I want to have a page for users that can be used to upload videos in multiple formats and after upload, SharePoint can convert it into a standard format like .avi, .mp4 etc. which I will then display ...
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Link Sharepoint List to Excel to be used as a project template in MS Project 2013

I am using online version of MS Project 2013 and Sharepoint 2013 to create a PWA level workflow. I have a created a dummy project that I wish to save as a site template to be used for my enterprise ...
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CSWP Find Unassigned Tasks

I'm working on figuring out the CSWP and trying to come up with a query which will allow me to return a list of all of the Tasks in our Site Collection which have not been assigned to someone to work. ...
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Is it possible to query the status of a service application using the client object model?

My goal is to query the statuses of services and service applications from a remote machine. I don't want to actually interact with the services, all I need is the "Started"/"Stopped" status you get ...
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2010 to 2013 Site Collection not available after migration

I need to move a single site collection from SharePoint 2010 to an existing SharePoint 2013 farm. The existing SharePoint 2013 farm already has most service applications configured. Therefore, I am ...
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Back button redirects

I'm currently implementing SharePoint on a test server. One of the issues I've run into is that SharePoint appears to redirect you back to the current page when you click the back button in the ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic issues with opening documents

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. They click on the document, the splash screen for Word/Excel/PowerPoint shows up, and get this message ...
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People picker icons and auto-completion

I am having this problem across different site collections, applications and even farms. When I have a field of the "User" type in a custom list, the default forms that are created by SharePoint ...
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ContentBySearchWebPart and search results

I am working with Sharepoint 2013 and I have multiple ContentBySearchWebParts on the page (in master page actually). It works ok up until I try that along with a search (SearchBoxScriptWebPart). I set ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online CQWP, using design manager can't filter on a managed metadata column

I reviewed a lot of articles and couldn't find anyone talking this issue. My issue is when I use Design manager to create a CQWP snippet, I always get error message when try to filter against a Page ...
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SP2010 upgrade to 2013 behaviour for link correction within office documents

I am currently testing upgrade methods from SP2010 Server to SP2013 Server using the detach, attach and upgrade method. At some point in the process it seems to have edited all links within office ...
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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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Unique security scope number inside library

I have seen a recommendation, that there should be no more security scopes than 5000: For most farms, we recommend that you consider lowering this limit to 5,000 unique scopes. For large lists, ...
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How do I make a dynamically created SPList read-only in browser, but editable in code?

In code, I create a SPList. I write to this list programatically, but I would like the list to appear read-only for all users (perhaps excluding admins only) in browser only, i.e. I don't want to ...
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Jsom not working when user is reader

I am using following code to get terms from a termset in MMS. It is a office 365 solution and some of users is external users which have read permissions. The javascript doesn't work when user is ...
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri - Error

I am getting the following error numerous times in the ULS on both our SP 2013 web front ends: Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri http://<server IP address>/ Process: w3wp.exe Name: ...
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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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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {guid} failed due to the following error: XXXX Class not registered + Office 365

I am building SharePoint auto-hosted app. In that I have used Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word dll. I have published app to the Office-365 environment. When my code reaches to the line where I am ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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Add a Field From a Lookup Column Multiple Times

Is it possible to add a field from a lookup column more than once? I have a Job list which contains a lookup field to a Job Assets list. This Job Assets list contains all the things I might need to ...
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Search crawl failing on a specific list (SharePoint 2013)

At one of our clients we have a library that contains folders, which contain pdf documents. There are many files (7000 +), I'm not sure if this is relevant. And the entire site uses SSL. When ...
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SP2013 Branding per team site

I have a question regarding the branding of non-publishing sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a site, consisting of several different team sites, each site should have a unique brand attached to it. I ...
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Adding an APP of type Wiki library VS adding new enterprise wiki subsite

What are the differences between adding new Subsite of type "Publishing >> Enterprise Wiki" , and just adding a new Wiki Library App to any site ? and when to use each ? Thanks
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Adding a farm solution to my home page have affected all the pages inside my library

I have created the following farm solution, to enable navigating the term store :- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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How to create a linked data source with document libraries based on the same template?

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013 and I use SP Designer and Visual Studio 2013 to my needs. But there are several things which i don't get. I have a number of libraries which use the same ...
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All apps downloaded from Office Store require username and password to view

I've successfully setup Sharepoint's Office Store, and have begun testing some of the app that can be downloaded for Sharepoint from the App Store. These apps download successful and function ...
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Where i can override the OnInit method

I need to write the following farm solution to override the InInit method as follow:- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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Starting a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow via js file

I´m trying to start a workflow 2013 from a custom ribbon icon. I have configured an elements.xml file where I call the Javascript file. The problem is, that I get a JavaScript runtime error “Type” ...
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Authentication error when sending email from workflow but list alerts email work fine

I have a list. When a user enables alert on this list then he/she is able to receive email from SharePoint when someone adds a new item or change item. But emails sent by SharePoint workflow (OOB ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 / SharePoint Designer 2013

Can anyone advise if it's possible to run SharePoint Designer 2007 for an on-premise installation and SharePoint Designer 2013 for SP online on the same machine? Thanks
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A weird reaction to 'if-modified-since' header

What's the reason that SharePoint 2013 may process 'If-Modified-Since' header value in an invalid way? Case: I have a file A.txt in a list; I download the file and see the date XXX in Last-Modified ...
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Apply OOTB Compsed Look

I have successfully created a feature to provision my custom masterpage to my site collection, with a feature receiver that applies it on activation, which also sets my custom theme, like so: SPTheme ...
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Updating to SP1

Pretty new to the SharePoint game. Thus far our SharePoint 2013 implementation has been RTM. I'd like to install the SP1 update. Some of the hotfixes that have been rolled up into it address issues we ...
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Quich launch with siblings and items below siblings

How can I configure (change or develop) quick launch in SharePoint 2013 so that it displays the current site and items below current site, and current site's siblings AND items below currents site's ...
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SharePoint online, add custom ribbon button (or export list to txt)

We use SharePoint 2013 Online, so not on premise. I want to export a list to a txt file with fixed column width. Out of the box this is not possible, but in C# it is 'rather' easy. I'm looking for a ...
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Default Approval Workflow 'This task could not be updated at this time'

I have set up the default 2010 approval workflow on our 2013 systems. The workflow works perfectly apart from an error which is given when a document is approved/rejected. When a user accepts from ...
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Change field from single text to currency Error converting data type nvarchar to float

I just noticed one of my libraries has a field as single text instead of currency. I wanted to change it but I got this error on the ULS logs Unknown SQL Exception 8114 occurred. Additional error ...
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'View Workflow Reports' link missing in newly migrated Sharepoint 2013 site

Original Sp2007 site has the link to View Workflow Reports. Migrated to SP2013 and now I cannot see the link even though the workflows are working correctly. I also tried activating the Reporting ...
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Locate Installation files for Preinstallation of SharePoint Server 2013

Goal: Install SharePoint Server 2013 Problem: I cannot find the recommended link to download the files of: Micosoft Information Protection and Control Client (MSIPC) Internet Information Services ...
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Create Connection beetween TextFilter and List

I have created a text filter webpart on my page and a list webpart app on the same page. If I edit the filter webpart it says that the filter is not connected and I should open the webpart editing ...
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CQWP with custom XSL not working, cache issues

I'm replacing the default ItemStyle.xsl with a custom xsl file, my xsl file contains the default xsl:stylesheet and a xsl:template looking something like this <xsl:template ...