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use [Today] in a URL filter

Is it possible to pass "Today" in some shape or form to filter a SharePoint list as a URL parameter? I'd like to have a link that looks something like ...
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slow response IExplorer opening new item or editing a list item

I have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation running on a Windows server 2012 R2. It's a domain controller as well. Yes I know its not a best practice but the company has limited funds. And does not want to go ...
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Update Panel doesn't work inside web part zone

I have a visual web part that works if you insert it directly into the page layout, but not when you add it to a web part zone. The page: <asp:UpdatePanel ID="UPnlArticle" runat="server"> ...
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Partial Search Returns no results for alphanumeric Items

The Search feature is indexed and running very well for foundation 2013. Using continuous crawl on SQL Server 2012 Standard. 2008R2 OS x64. I am having one issue. When the users are for searching for ...
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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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SP13: Blank Space on Pages

I am recently changed the master page to have the page content to be centered. My focus for the centering was on the home page that successfully centered. However, navigating to the other pages the ...
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Display a specific master page by a URL

Is there some way to simply use a URL (or other method) to force a page to load with a certain master page, without actually changing the default master page? I'm basically looking to tuck some admin ...
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PublishingPageContentOWSHTML not displayed properly in content search query

I am using standard out of the box templates of Content search query types and while using the attribute PublishingPageContentOWSHTML to display the text of the page (what is in the 'Page content' ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 dash after page title

I have a SP 2013 Foundation team site I named Home when I created it. In Title and Description, I have Home entered there. The page title on top of my browser says "Home - Home". I clear out Home ...
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Create a Sharepoint Calendar with multiple outlook Calendars?

I am trying to create a calendar on our SP site that has my teams schedules on it. I wanted the information to be pulled directly from Outlook. I tried to use the Calendar Overlay option but it only ...
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Alternative Access Mappings and Catalog Item Friendly URLs

I have created two site collections - a product catalog site collection and a publishing site collection. On the product catalog site I have created a new list and linked it into the publishing site ...
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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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If condition always true for ValidateUser method in custom Membership provider

I have created a custom membership provider for SharePoint FBA. In the ValidateUser method, i am verifying the username and password. The problem is that login is verified even if the password doesn't ...
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RSS viewer web part not working

We have had a site collection set up in SharePoint 2010 where we added quite a few RSS feeds that showed content from other parts of the site collection. When we upgraded the site collection to ...
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Display Search box on an external list

I have an external list on a sharepoint site, from a BDC connector on sharepoint 2013. I want an inline Search box so that a search can be done on that list only. When i go into the web part and ...
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Restrict access to full list/database, but have a search form to show results

Not sure whether my keywords are completely off, i'm quite new to SharePoint and have been using Lynda to get a quick grip of the program. I have a brief which requires a frontend search/filters page ...
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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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News Feed Web Part in the main landing page

I need to add a news feed web part on the landing page of the SharePoint 2013 Site. I have activated the hidden feature 6928B0E5-5707-46a1-AE16-D6E52522D52B and can add the news feed web part. However ...
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Sandbox Solutions on a SharePoint VM that also acts as a Domain Controller

I have dozens of 'Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Execution Worker Process Proxy' processes running. A new one seems to appear every 10-15 seconds until my memory is completely spent. ...
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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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ASP.Net Web Form Emailer to Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to both ASP.Net and SharePoint development and have been tasked to convert an existing web form to a SharePoint 2013 solution. The web form is pretty straight forward; users enter line items ...
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Invoke Asset Picker from JSOM

I have a custom page layout hosting Javascript. In it, I have a text field and a browse button that when clicked should open the SharePoint Asset Picker and subsequently populate the text field with ...
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List Search Box

Which is the best way to search for items inside a list? (by UI.) I am using the default search box of the view, but it does not have the contains (like). To find the results I have to use wildcard ...
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Custom breadcrumb for masterpage and list libraries

i have hit an issue which has thrown me a little. I have set my list libraries masterpage to my custom masterpage but i need to show a beeadcrumb through out the site which also works with list ...
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Joining lists and accessing items fromt the joined list

I am working on a SharePoint Hosted app for SharePoint 2013 and I'm having real difficulty joining lists and accessing items from the joined list. In my app I build a CAML query in which two lists ...
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Multiple lines of text not accessible in $select/$expand query : Sharepoint 2013

On-site enterprise install of SP 2013. I have a list called Questions. This list has a Title, ID, and a custom field called "Question" that is a Multiple Line of Text field set to type: Plain Text. ...
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SharePoint 2013 site not accepting credentials

We have a SharePoint 2013 site created on one of our test servers. It is not prompting for credentials quite often. Even if we provide correct credentials it doesn't accept and prompts. The same AD ...
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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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Access Request Approval Email Interception

We are looking at the access request email notification in SharePoint 2013, and wondering how much customization we can do to it. Is this something that "best practice...should not be customized", or ...
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Adding multiple Managed Metadata columns to my enterprise wiki

i have created a new enterprise wiki site collection, and i added many site columns of type Managed Metadata. then i link the new managed meta data columns to different term sets inside my term store. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calendar presentation configuration (not showing events in Outlook style view

How do I make the calendar entries come up in the tabs of the calendar (first screenshot)? I can make it come up just as lines of records (second screenshot), but not entirely sure why the same data ...
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Twitter Feed SharePoint 2013

I have created a twitter feed to appear on sharepoint 2013 page. this works fine when twitter isn't blocked for the school. is there a way of copying the tweets into sharepoint to display at ALL ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Timing Out

Anyone else having an issue with PerformancePoint 2013 timing out when querying a cube? The strange thing is that it works in PP 2007.
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri

I am investigating an issue with users cannot follow up site and looking at the logs I find the following error. Action: Follow a site Error: Something went wrong Sorry, we couldn't follow ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 connection issue with Designer

I have set up Performancepoint services in a 2013 environment with SQL 2014. It appears the service is running fine. Set it to use unattended service account. The issue is when I open designer from ...
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How can I have a list item from another host name site collection open in a modal dialog and function properly

Good Afternoon. I am using a Content search web part to pull list information from a different site collection and provide the results in a modal pop up. I have been able to accomplish displaying the ...
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SP2013 : Calendar and Meetings - Attendees Issue

I'm using SharePoint foundation 2013. I need to have a calendar where a reminder mail needs to be sent to attendees who did not respond to the meeting event. The meeting workspace is ...
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Can Outlook 2007 connect to a calendar in SharePoint 2013 with write privileges?

I have a shared calendar hosted on SharePoint 2013. If I use the connect to Outlook option with Outlook 2007 on a Windows 7 machine, the calendar links. I am not able to write to the calendar from the ...
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One or more services have started or stopped unexpectedly error

Hello I am having the following error , and even after checking on forums and googling about it I haven't been able to find the solution to this error. The health report has the option Repair ...
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Simple shared menu on WIKI (2013)

I am having trouble understanding why the WIKI menu options are so bad in sharepoint, either that or I am doing it wrong. Likely the later. Ive tried a few methods ive goolged and im not happy with ...
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Unable to Join Farm

I've been trying to join a new server to the farm. I've installed SharePoint 2013 onto the machine and configured it. I've ran all the updates. My first mistake was not allowing mixed authentication ...
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Link the document with one another

I need to link one document with another document based on the text in the document. let me try to explain the exact scenario. For example I have three documents in Word or PDF format. Lets say ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reporting Service Integration mode

I face a difficult problem that I don't understand. What I have: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise SQL Server 2012 with all installed SP features, but configured in NATIVE mode. Both on the same server ...
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500 Internal Server Error. SecureTokenService

Environment: SharePoint 2013 (2 APP SERVERS & 2 WEB SERVERS) Error: 500 Internal Server Error EventViewer: An exception occcured when trying to issue security token. The HTTP request ...
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How can we set the regional settings to EN-GB for the English language pack?

We have a multiple language packs installed on our SP2013 farm, the default language is English (this is EN-US). We would like to use the EN-GB regional settings for English but it looks like the ...
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Summary Links Webpart - Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002

I'm getting the following exception when I try to insert a Summary Links WebPart: Could not load XSL file. The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) I have ...
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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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Giving Anchor Links to a Managed Navigation Menu Item

Is is possible to give a link to a selected text in content editor from Managed Metadata Service, Managed Navigation, with UserFriendly url?
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SharePoint 2013 IE8 CSWP Trimming text by default

I have a Content Search WebPart which displays a single line text field on it. It shows up fine in IE10 but when I open it up in IE8, it automatically trims the text to about 50 characters. How can ...
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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 ...