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Set DateTime (utc) to listitem (CSOM, SP2013)

How to set UTC timezone to a listitem's DateTime field without executing query each time? This would be slow for many datetime fields and items: var utc = DateTime.UtcNow; var localTime = ...
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Sharepoint Server 2013 installation: why ArpWrite action fails?

Installation of prerequisites for Sharepoint 2013 server x64 (on Windows Server 2008R2, 12-core physical server) succeeded, but Sharepoint breaks installation and installation rollbacks on the ...
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How to turn off MDS on all site collections and sites?

We have got a web application with 400 site collections and multiple sites, is there a way to turn off the MDS feature for entire web application?
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Get User by loginname using powershell

We have the following script that was running on sharepoint 2010 where we had clasic windows authentication. When we moved to SP 2013, the authentication was changed to Claims. The following code ...
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Get if user has permissions to access to a Cloud App for Sharepoint 2013 with JavaScript CSOM or Rest Api

I have developed a Cloud App for SharePoint 2013 on an office 365 server, and I figured out that to set the user permissions(who has access to it) for that app can be find over ...
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branding sharepoint foundation 2013

I would be working to brand a sharepoint 2013 foundation site. I know Design Manager and all other branding goodies don't exist with SPF 2013. What would be the best approach to brand a simple SPF ...
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Maximize modal dialog on SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, maximize button is missing when click on New item, and there is no way to maximize the modal dialog (opened by standard New or Edit item). I tried JavaScript method that works on ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication model

I am new to SharePoint and have few questions regarding the authentication. We are using SP 2013 as extranet and we have different sites for different partners. Total number of users will be less ...
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online ...
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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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Is there a way to set the landing page of variations [without customizations]?

I know by default, when users navigate to the Variation Root Site, they are redirected to the appropriate top site of a variation label, based on the language setting of their Web browser. For ...
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SharePoint Wiki Table of Contents

Is there any syntax that when wrapped around content, automatically builds a table of contents towards the top of the wiki, similarly to how the Media Wiki works? I am using SharePoint 2013.
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Relative URL in CSWP

I have a Content Search Web Part, and I want to set it to search in a particular library. I see that when I write a relative path in the query - I do not get results, only when I write the full path ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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How do you set the default empty text with the content by search webpart?

I'm using the content by search webpart. I would like it to display a message when there is no matches, seems simple right? I've pulled my hair out trying to figure this out, and i'd appreciate an ...
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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Upgrade a VS 2012 Sharepoint 2010 project to Sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2010 Solution that is made in VS 2012. I wanted to try and upgrade the solution to it deploy to our new SharePoint 2013 server. In the Package properties i have set the version to ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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Is there a high quality Q&A (clone of stackoverflow) that integrates with SharePoint 2013

Is there a high quality Q&A (clone of stackoverflow) that integrates well with SharePoint 2013? I don't believe that SP13's community can be retro-fitted for our needs (my apologies but couldnt ...
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Re-order SP2013 views

How do I re-order the views? E.g. "To be invoiced" to appear where "Current invoice" appears
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Token life time and expiration

Can I get a good explanation of following terms: WindowsTokenLifetime ServiceTokenLifetime LogonTokenCacheExpirationWindow ServiceTokenCacheExpirationWindow What does WindowsTokenLifetime minus ...
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“The XSS Auditor refused to execute a script in…” from Chrome when using <script> tag in content editor webpart

Embedding javascript in a content editor web part triggers XSS Auditor error in Chrome when editing any webpart on the page containing the content editor web part. Steps to reproduce 1 - Use newest ...
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setting page layout using JSOM

I want to change page layout for some of my publishing pages using a SharePoint-Hosted app. Is there a way to changing (setting) page layout to a publishing page using JavaScript?
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Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013

Search in User Profiles does not work on localized values at Sharepoint 2013 HI! I from Russia and yesterday i was trying to search user profiles by russian. For example, my last name is Мурадов and ...
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Register js for custom field type in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom field type for SharePoint 2010/2007, but after migrated to SharePoint 2013, I met a problem. Here is what I defined for "RenderPattern" in fldtypes_myfield.xml <RenderPattern ...
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Disable Share and Follow button

I followed the steps below to disable the "share" and "follow" buttons in Sharepoint: Disable Share Button Settings > Site Settings > User and Permission : Site Permission Click Access request ...
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Does SharePoint 2013 search support stemming?

In FAST for SharePoint 2010 I think there was a feature known as stemming, where, if you provided a query like "car," the system would implicitly also search for "cars." I have not been able to get ...
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2013 Image Renditions, no edit rendition option

I've enabled the blob cache and set up some renditions. I can call these fine by passing in the width and height as parameters to an image. However I need to edit the renditions as the default ...
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Show correct content type with custom display item

I am using the following code in a custom display template for my search results to show the correct content type of an item: _#=ctx.CurrentItem.ContentType=#_ The good part is that it returns the ...
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REST API Query Syntax

I'm trying to pull back all Projects that are Active and have a ProjectName="X". ProjectName is a lookup and Active is Yes/No. Here's what I have built: ...
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Stuck in “Preview Page” mode in SharePoint 2013

I was editing the Seattle Master Page and suddenly my site got stuck in the "Preview Page" mode: And I don't know how to stop it. I returned back the template to the original Seattle template but ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Redirect From one app page to another

I am creating a Provider hosted app. In that I have created two different .aspx pages. I want to redirect to the other page. But I am not able to find it out how to redirect. When I check my ...
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When will SharePoint 2013 will officially be available for Organizations to roll-out as Intranet and Public facing?

We all know SharePoint 2013 is now RTM. Do we know if Volume Licensing customers with Software Assurance (SA) will be able to download SharePoint 2013 on-premise through the Volume Licensing ...
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How to copy the entire source folder to target folder within same document library using c# and CSOM?

I want to copy the entire source folder to target folder within same document library using c# and CSOM I've folder structure like in Shared documents/Expenses will be the source folder. the target ...
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Sharepoint asks for log in multiple times

I am using SharePoint 2013. When I log in in my site it asks me to do so 3 times. I think the reason behind it is because I am using two apps, so it once asks to log in into the page and later asks ...
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Cannot manually install Site Collection scoped List Instance with List Definition

Using SHarePoint 2013, I have done the following in Visual Studio 2013: New "Empty SharePoint Project" In the Project, added a new item "List" with a definition and an instance In the Feature, set ...
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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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Obscure Search Errors - SharePoint 2013

I have been troubleshooting an issue with the Search Service Application in our SharePoint 2013 environment, and not having much luck with finding a solution. I'm trying to avoid rebuilding the SSA if ...
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Is there a way to change the hyperlink column to allow for non-http?

I have a client that has a Links page in SharePoint 2013. On the page is a column called URL that is set as a hyperlink column, but they want the column to accept pw://example.com/... instead of just ...
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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Statistics on Sharepoint, what is the best practice?

I need to know who visits a site collection and I was looking for a way to get information about the visitors such as: user, ip, etc. I thought to use Google Analytics, but there's no way to registry ...
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Subsite not inheriting master page from parent until manual intervention

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site collection that has a custom master page for look and feel. I created a site template (also a publishing site) that inherits the master page from the parent. ...
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How to maintain line breaks within a 2013 multi-line task field after datasheet edit

We use datasheets to edit multi-line task lists. Since being migrated to SharePoint 2013 the new datasheet view doesn't allow us to maintain line breaks after we stop editing the datasheet. Can ...
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Edit Links commands are not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu in SharePoint 2013

I have сreated custom site definition for SharePoint 2013, but for some reasons Edit Links command is not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu. These commands available by default if I ...
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Enforce Drag and Drop documents to apply metadata

We have implemented an issue management system in SharePoint 2013 which provisions a page for every issue added to a specific list. One of the Web Parts the automatically provisioned page contains ...
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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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Remove “+Add” from Calendar View Web Part

I have a Calendar View web part that I've placed in a SharePoint page. Right now it looks like this: I want to prevent the user from editing the list from here--I have an app that will take care of ...
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...