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HTTP 500 Error When running a workflow

I have created a workflow that takes the version number (major and minor) of a document, truncates it to give only the major number and put it into another column in the library. However when I run ...
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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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how to redirect to “page not found”

how to redirect to "page not found" for code in SharePoint 2013? To page /page/PageNotFoundError.aspx Does anyone knows how can I do that? example: item.status = rejected then this.page.redirect = ...
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Gantt Chart Scale Zoom

Is there a way to have scaling or even the zoom in zoom out functionality on a Task List Gantt Chart view in a Web Part on a dashboard. It's part of a dashboard and rather than going into the task ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - if any value equals value

if any value equals value condition not allow to put value and also if I take it from lookup not allowed integer value
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How to Hide default Authentication Providers in SharePoint 2013

I am using Claim Provider authentication and I tried to hide default authentication provider based from People picker using powershell. I copied the following powershell script from Steve Peschka blog ...
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SharePoint 2010 Reporting features in SharePoint 2013 in Compatibility-Mode

I have migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 by copying the Databases to a SharePoint 2013 installation have NOT done the visual Upgrade (still in 2010 compatibility mode). Now the ...
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Create only one SharePoint App for All version of SharePoint

I am creating app for sharePoint. My requirement is, if anyone(with any SharePoint 2013 version) should be able to add my app. without considering available services. Lets take an example, My app ...
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Cannot update allowMembersEditMembership

I can't seem to update the setting on a group to allow members to edit members. This is my code: function setGroupsMembershipEditingMode(uri) { var context = new SP.ClientContext(appweburl); var ...
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Access Request email to Multiple accounts in SharePoint 2013

In SP2010 it's done as the image above is shown, just separate the email-addresses with a semicolon. But in SP2013 I'm not getting this to work, is there a way around this? I need two users to ...
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Create a web part connection via client API

Is there any way to create a web part connection by using client API e.g. JSOM, CSOM, REST, or ASMX-services in SharePoint Online?
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Change the search result item itself in display templates -SharePoint 2013

I have a document set with 2 documents , lets say Document A (Content type A) and Document B(Content type B). All the properties of the document set are marked as shared properties. Now i want to use ...
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How to customize ItemStyle in Announcement web part to have Read more link inside body in Sharepoint 2013

I have an Announcement Webpart added in my pages I want to add Read more link blow each item I searched the net they give this xsl code blow: <xsl:template name="removeMarkup"> <xsl:param ...
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Publishing Custom Master Page For New Subsites

I created a site in Sharepoint Designer 2013 and I created a custom masterpage. Then I created new subsites under the site. But these subsites doesn't get my custom masterpage. It has default ...
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Update long running workflow in SP 2013

I have a question concerning how to manage installation of new versions of workflow features, in case when there are already running instances. It seems on my development machine that after installing ...
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Nesting or reusing display template engine

In a corporate application, I have a custom list with this structure: a document set derived content type. Let's call it "container". This content type has some metadata: kind, target, ... a custom ...
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Limiting CPU usage with SharePoint 2013

We're running our SP2013 app box on a VM (not my preference, but it's what I have) and when the search component or timer service spikes to 100% CPU usage, it's pegging out the whole VM farm. I'm ...
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Can we disable /Hide Skydrive from SharePoint Farm On premises

Is there a way that we can use power shell (Not custom delegate control) to hide/disable the Suitelinks from the complete SharePoint farm .We achieved that in one site collection using CSS but as we ...
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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Create list using C# CSOM in a subsite on Office SharePoint O365

We have a SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted App using C# CSOM that has been deployed to a Developer site under the root site. One of the requirements of our app is that it should be able to create lists ...
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Central admin has <> less than and greater than tags on top of navigation menu?

Anyone has any idea what these are?! They appear on some of our servers and client servers with a fresh install.
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Sharepoint Datepicker jumps to top in Chrome

I have an EditForm in which a Date field is located towards the bottom. When clicking the DatePicker button in Chrome, the form jumps to the top forcing the user to scroll to the bottom again. This is ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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how to click on ribbon button using javascript?

I want to trigger click for a ribbon button using Javascript. I used click() hence it did not triggered the event. $("#my.Ribbon.customTab.ThiscustomGroup.bigbutton-Large").click();
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How to enable the “Tags & Notes” tab inside my enterprise wiki

I am working on a publishing site of type enterprise wiki , but currently the “Tags & Notes” icon is displayed. As follow:- And it mentioned that I might not have the permission, although I am ...
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Error on publishing workflow with custom activity

I have created a custom action using visual studio for SharePoint 2013. I have done this multiple times following instructions from various blogs and every time I get the below mentioned error. (0, ...
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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 ...