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Query Managed Metadata Service in Content by Search WebPart

I have created a site navigation structure in SharePoint Managed Metadata Service and I add a custom property to each term. How can I query the Managed Metadata Service by the Content Search WebPart ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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how to determine if a page is checked out? Client side, using javascript?

I need a way to determine if a publishing page is checked out by the current user; I need this because I'd like to put a redirect, if the page is not checked out. Any ideas?
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Site collection locked & stucked in read only mode

I do have a SharePoint (2013) site collection that is stuck in read only mode due to a backup that was either interrupted or didn't terminated properly. I'm unable to unlock from : Site Quotas and ...
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No InfoPath forms in SP 2013 workflows?

I just read here, that InfoPath forms will no longer be used in Workflows. Is there something that will replace InfoPath? or are forms in the Workflows just going away? Thanks!
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Why is a Custom List referred to as an App in SharePoint 2013 Preview?

I don't understand why Microsoft calls Document Libraries and Custom Lists apps in SharePoint 2013 Preview - doesn't it contradicts the concept of isolation of an app from the parent site? It's my ...
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SharePoint 2013 masterpage + bootstrap compatibility with Internet Explorer 8

I’m currently developing a SharePoint portal that will mostly be used by clients with Intern Explorer 8 with responsive design requirement. As a result compatibility with IE 8 is pretty important. I ...
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that 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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...
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Does Sharepoint 2013 support IFilters?

Earlier I asked how to register custom IFilters with Sharepoint 2013 and there're no answers. What bothers me is I can't even find evidence that IFilters are supported in this version. All the search ...
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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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change look in sharepoint 2013 programatically

I want to change the look of the sharepoint 2013 site programatically, I have tried setting up different theme but it didn't work. Thanks
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Placing the search box in the header

I am working with a company that has supplied the branding I am using to create my master page. I have successfully imported and converted this with most of my content appearing in the <div ...
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Why do I have to use POST for REST queries?

I am trying to understand the logic with the SharePoint client.svc (_api) Web service. For some queries, for example List GetItems, or search queries, SharePoint requires the use of POST in ajax ...
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Powershell to view last login date for users?

I tried Googling this, but had no success. Is there a PowerShell script, or would it be possible to write one to show the last login date of each user into the SharePoint environment?
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Managed Metadata Navigation always redirecting to “start.aspx#null”

I'm trying to use Managed Metadata Navigation for cruising around my site. Right now I have a couple of team sites. In the target settings I set the navigation URL to: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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Retrieve site collection quota and used storage from REST or JSOM

Is there a way to retrieve the amount of storage used and the quota limit for the Site Collection using the JSOM client or the REST web services?
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How to know SPUser.LoginName is System Account?

I am trying get the Modified By column value. And I want to check my PeoplePicker control contains the value same as the Modified By column value. I am stuck in the problem that Modified By ...
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How do I update a Hyperlink field using the REST API?

I have a SharePoint 2013 page that I want to make updates to a hyperlink field in a list. I'm calling the REST API using JavaScript + jQuery. My code (my hyperlink field is Timesheet_x0020_Page): ...
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can one use HTML5 tags in Sharepoint 2013 out-of-the-box

I want to know if i develop a visual web part, can i use html 5 tags in .ASCX file without adding any link to source or making changes to master page ?
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App Part iFrame width to 100%

I sucessfully created an App Part using a provider-hosted high trust App. The app uses bootstrap and has dynamic content to fit page size. The problem is that, when i publish the App/Web Part, the ...
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Unable to find Event Receiver template in Visual Studio 2012

This would probably be right under my nose but I am having a hard time finding it. I am trying to create an event receiver in Visual Studio 2012. From this video in YouTube I gather that in Visual ...
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Implementing a simple bug tracking tool inside my SharePoint 2013

We have implemented a SharePoint 2013 web application , which contains two site collection; one community site & team site. Currently we have a custom software ready for testing . so I was ...
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How to make datepicker readonly from javascript?

Is there any possibility to hide Sharepoint 2013 datepicker by some javascript API method call?
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Query Builder for Result Source not working in Central Admin

I'm trying out Result Sources at the Search Service Application level (i.e. within Central Admin). When I create a new source I can click the link to Launch Query Builder, but the Search Result ...
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Unable to STOP microsoft sharepoint foundation web application service

I have a multi server farm and i want to stop "microsoft sharepoint foundation web application service" in all the other servers except Web front end server. When i tried stopping this service it ...
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How SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works?

I want to understand how SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works. I tried to search it over web but I don't see any documentation that describe these models. Here is the list of ranking models ...
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Lowering Continuous Crawl time via PowerShell

I've been reading up on new SharePoint 2013 features, and continuous crawl plus the new Content Search Web Parts will do wonders for our SharePoint project. However, by default the Continuous Crawl is ...
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Where can I find the page layouts in the 15 hive?

I would like to take a look at the default search centers page layout file of Sharepoint in the 15 hive. Anyone have any idea where it is located or how I can find it?
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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SharePoint Server 15 Wish List [closed]

SharePoint Server 2010 is a fantastic product! However, I'm sure you have some great ideas for v.Next. What features do you believe could be improved for SharePoint 15? One topic per answer please ...
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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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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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Retrieve list items created by user based on login credentials

I'm developing a SP2013 office 365 app using the Sharepoint hosted option so working with JS. I'm allowing users to create new records in a list and also displaying that list of records that are ...
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Add programmatically custom Web Part to page without Web Part Zone

I'd like to add custom Web Part to page without Web Part Zone programmatically, however, for some reason, I simply don't know how to do it. I created blank new Page (Body Only) PublishingWeb pWeb = ...
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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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How to share a document with everyone and have them immediately follow it?

we're very new to SP 2013 hence the basic question. We uploaded a small user guide for SP2013 and shared it with everyone. This means that anyone can download it, or the permissions are even greater ...
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How to get the state of the document whether it is locked or not in SP2013?

I have document library with workflow attached with it. There are metadata columns attached with the document library i.e. Test1 & Test2 I am modifying the value of the Test1 & Test2 in the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Dispose in linq

I'm wondering if this needs to be disposed or if it's a bad method to get the title of a web. var currentWebApp = SPContext.Current.Site.WebApplication; IEnumerable<SPSite> allTeamSites = ...
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What Solution (sandboxed and farm) should be select= Farm Solutions

What context, advantage and disadvantage should I be aware of in my mind when I gonna select farm or sandboxed solution?
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Problem when migrating SP2010 solution with WCF service to SP2013

I have a VS2010 solution that has a few projects inside. One of them is a Sharepoint 2010 project that contains a WCF service generated from the CKS template. I needed to migrate this solution to ...
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When will be the developer certifications for SharePoint 2013 available?

Currently i'm doing my exams for the MCSE here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx#fbid=EV6rgUyFq8c My question is: When will be the certifications ready for ...
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Fire JS function when people picker completes

Is there a way to trigger a JS function when a People picker completes and finds a user? I'm developing a SharePoint 2013 app using client side development pattern. Thanks for your suggestion Per, I ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 apps run in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

I apologize in advance if this is a silly question, but I'm new to SharePoint, don't fully understand the concept of SharePoint apps and was asked to investigate this. I've been told that SharePoint ...
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Azure worker roles on premises equivalen or timer job for apps?

During the last weeks Microsoft release the AMS package with some videos from Vesa Juvonen and a lot of code samples with some good documentation. In one of those documents they try to map FTS ...
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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...