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Remote App will not authenticate with SAML Claims

We have a web application that integrates with Sharepoint 2013, in essence it uses SP to store documents. In dev and test, where we've not used a federated provider, the web app authenticates without ...
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Service account to access data without being able to log into the web interface?

I've been asked a tricky question. Here is the schema. A user have access to a custom web interface, no SharePoint. He wants, through this interface, to access data on SharePoint. He has no account on ...
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Remove extra blank line added by SP2013 in the top of the masterpage?

I'm working on the seattle.html masterpage for Sharepoint 2013. I want to use the HTML5 Doctype, so I changed the doctype to <!DOCTYPE html>. Before the doctype, the page is full of the below ...
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The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki Site collection, and i define the following workflow which fires when modifying the wiki page,, where its first step is to check if the Wiki page name & title is ...
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Way to calculate a column based off of a another column after filter is set?

This is the example after I filtered on what I need to calculate. JPP: = 14681369 WC/Site Code:= 386746 Bill =$1,138 ANOTHER Invoice is JPP: = 15091824B WC/Site Code:= 386734 Bill ...
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Users Cannot Open Document In folder to edit

I have a Site with a Document Library with a User with Full Control. We are running in https mode. The users cannot open the Spread Sheet for editing, though I can. The site is also asking her to log ...
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How to show comment in Task List View?

I have a document library (lib). There is an approval workflow (WF) on it. Whenever a new document is added, the WF will start. In the workflow, before a task is assigned, I set values for the task ...
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Using Docsets in Cross-site publishing

We have some document sets that we are looking at using in a cross-site publishing set up. The docset and its metadata come through the search just fine, but we aren't sure how to "reassemble" the ...
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SP2013 Changing URL of web results in List View Threshold error

Similar to this question, however the answer seems to have not paid attention to the actual problem- TechNet Forum I am attempting to change the URL of one of my site's child webs through "Site ...
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read content of list item attachment in SPD workflow and convert to base64 string

I need to write a workflow that reads the content of attachment of a list item, convert it to base64 encoded string and then invoke a custom REST service. I know I can access ...
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How to properly increase the limit/point settings for Sandbox Solutions?

I have a SharePoint 2013 event receiver in Visual Studio. The solution does some processing of XML files (without getting in to too much detail). I am having an issue with the event receiver timing ...
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Error While Adding Visual Web part To Master page in 2013

I am Trying to add a Visual Web part with Custom css and Java script in it. When i try to add in a layout page It works fine. But when I used the below steps ...
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PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013 experience

Does anybody have practical experience with PowerPivot for SharePoint (especially SharePoint 2013) to implement a self-service BI scenario in an on premise environment? Some questions that I’m ...
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Issue populating edit forms in Sharepoint 2013

So I have a SharePoint list where on the edit page I have created multiple infopath form webparts, each audiences to a different group with a different view. The problem is that only the first form is ...
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Removing People from User Field, Allow only group

By default, there are two options available for User field. User User and Groups Is there any programmatic/declarative way on changing the properties so that the user field will only suggests and ...
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Get List from App Web on App installing event receiver

I am creating a SharePoint app which is provider hosted app. I have added some list in my Solution. (Ex. Solution -> Right Click -> Add New Item -> List). Now I want to insert some data in those ...
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Identify where a taxonomy term is being used

Is there a way to identify where a particular piece of metadata in the term store is being used on a particular site and in how many instances it is used. So the user has a need to identify whether a ...
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Error when entering search center for some users

I recently encountered an issue: when entering our Search center logged in as a user with alternate language set, I receive the following error message: "Literal content (' ') is not allowed ...
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Search syntax to get Tasks assigned to user, but by ID

I'm current working on a webpart which uses the search engine to get all crawled tasks and return the ones assigned to the currently logged in user. I'm using the field AssignedTo where I give the ...
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Minimal access required to add a new Event Receiver

I created an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2013 (with elevated rights). When I try to add a new Event Receiver, i get the following error: SharePoint Connection Error Cannot ...
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Lookup calculated field from a choice field in a document repository

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that contains a choice field [Released to User]. What I would like to do is use that field to filter documents in a document repository i.e. show me documents released to ...
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infopath 2013 permission error

I have a few new computers ( not users) running windows 8.1 and InfoPath 2013. when they try to open a document they get " you do not have permission to open this document or the document is opened by ...
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No windows identity for DOMAIN\USER

In my SharePoint 2013 environment (1 WFE, 1 APP, NTLM, Nintex Workflow, Claims to Windows NT Token Service (c2WTS) is standard with local system) are lots of (Every seconds a few) claims ...
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AD LDS group auto completion

i have problem with people picker with AD LDS with SharePoint 2013 The people picker does not search partial inputs (auto-completion) on the groups that i created in the AD LDS. However, it works ...
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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Real World Capacity Planning in Sharepoint 2013

I have possibly gone through all the available articles published. But still not convinced. I am trying to do capacity planning for our company. around 2000 employees will use SharePoint 2013 ...
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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 Content By Search Disable ASCII Sorting

I am building a Content By Search web part that read data from a custom list with one column "Title". I have updated the search schema to mark the title column as sortable and now I can choose the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Disaster Recovery Certificate problem

We want to restore a backup of our productive Sharepoint 2013 environment with all currently running Workflows on a new Sharepoint server. We found these manuals for ‘Workflow Manager Disaster ...
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ClientPeoplePicker problem on Chrome

I have a custom edit form as _layouts aspx page, on it I have ClientPeoplePicker control. I set control value in code behind using InitialUserAccounts property. The problem is that on Chrome control ...
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Make users accept a policy before they can use the solution - SharePoint - REST

First time a user logon to the system they should get a "policy" that they should accept. Without the accept on the policy they cannot use the solution! I've created a custom user property on every ...
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2013 Advanced Search Page Lost Scope Picker

I'm doing an upgrade from 2010 to 2013 and have found that the ability to put a scope selector on the advanced search page is no longer present. This is a strict requirement so I need to find a way ...
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Metadata column in list with custom contenttype is not “linked” to termset

I have built a little solution (c#), which creates a SiteColumn (TaxonomyField), ensures that the DefaultTermStore has the group and termset I want to link to, creates a ContentType which uses that ...
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New-SMBShare : No mapping between account names and security IDs was done

I am creating Shared folder and want to set permissions on it with SharePoint farm account and App_Pool Account as below: $FullAccessAccounts = "domain\farm,domain\app_pool" $ReadAccount = ...
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Creation of dynamic site collection and sub-sites

We are having an enterprise system where organization wide operations are maintained. Recently we decided to provide collaboration features for each operation maintained in the system using SharePoint ...
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Workflows emailing everyone except certain users

I have an issue where our workflows will email to me and the person developing the workflows, but it will not send to someone in our legal department. Where would I start looking for logs on the ...
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Need to list Search Refiner by Month in date/time field

Large Repository of documents that contain reports by type, subtype, year, month. Page rendered using CSWP - Managed all in search refiners BUT cannot change the order of the months in friendly order ...
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Term driven pages not working when term is more than one word

I am using term driven pages in my Enterprise wiki site and have connected the target page. In the page template I am using the Content Search web part to display items in the wiki site that use the ...
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Combining Similar Lists from Different Sites in One List

is it possible to combine similar lists from different sites in one list so that I can be able to export them as Data Feed and use it in PowerPivot? for example I want to combine Report lists that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Solution - Adding / Importing site pages into an existing solution

I have an existing Visual Studio solution containing web parts etc. I want to add a set of site pages to the solution, that will be deployed to the 'SitePages' folder of a site collection, when the ...
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Set value in web property bag using REST API

I am trying to manage web properties from property bag using REST API. It is pretty straightforward how to get the values var url = "https://site.sharepoint.com/_api/web/allProperties"; $.ajax({ ...
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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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Creating/Updating Folder failing for asynchronous client calls on Update

I am using CSOM to create folders and upload files on a Sharepoint 2013 document Library. I am creating folders and subfolders inside them by calling the code below in a loop and trying to set their ...
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Pre-selected Refiners

I have a Search Center set up with a number of refiners. One of the refiners for the items returned identifies whether a document is considered archived or not. It is required that a user can search ...
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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 : ...
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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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Where and for what does Sharepoint use x-sharepoint-uc objects?

As an example, in calendar view pop-ups, the following object is added to the DOM by Sharepoint: <object id="application/x-sharepoint-uc" type="application/x-sharepoint-uc" width="0" height="0" ...
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2013 workflow multiple value managed metadata

I've got a 2013 workflow that looks up a value in another list based upon the value in a managed metadata column. It was based on this discussion. And it is working if the column is restricted to one ...
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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM? Thanks in advance.
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How do you migrate a site page from 2010 to 2013?

I'm migrating an entire site from SP2010 to SP2013, but naturally the Site Pages are going to be broken because the page layouts are invalid. I tried detaching the page from the layout in designer ...