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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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Best way to make a global navigation over multiple sitecollections

I'm searching for an easy way to make a navigation over multiple Site-Navigations: SC1 Home - SC1 Page1 - SC1 Page2 - SC1 Page3 SC2 Home - SC2 Page1 - SC2 Page2 I have tried the ...
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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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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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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 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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Office files won't open in SharePoint 2013

I have a strange issue where no office files will open within SharePoint 2013. When I click on any word, excel, powerpoint file I get "the webpage cannot be displayed" and there is some text added ...
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sharepoint 2013 rest api upload image

I want to upload image or create image in Sharepoint 2013 document library using rest api (Javascript) my code to get bite array from input type file element is var reader = new FileReader(); ...
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MSCD certification for sharepoint

I don't know if here is the right place to ask this question, so excuse me if it's not. I want to take the SharePoint 2013 certification for developing applications (70-488) I want know how much ...
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Get MySite URL using ECMA

I am trying to get the URL of the logged in user's Personal site from another site collection. I am working on SharePoint 2013 online and using ECMA.
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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 a users Name from their ID

As part of my Sharepoint hosted App i am using a list which contains a Person or Group. I am getting the ID of the person by using the following. var ApproverID = ...
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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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SharePoint REST API call with more than 500 rows

I have an AJAX call querying the SharePoint REST API which will return more than 500 rows: $.ajax( { url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + ...
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Recommended method to retrieve user personal site URL

I use following method to retrieve URL of personal site: private string GetPersonalSite(SPSite site) { var curUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser; ServerContext context = ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function ...
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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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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...
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Single Sign On between two web applications?

In my SharePoint 2013 Server farm I have two web applications: Simple intranet portal (http://portal) My Sites (http://portal:8080) Problem is that users have to authenticate to each application. ...
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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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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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REST with $filter for List Items in Sharepoint 2013

Sharepoint 2013, REST API, native C++ application: I want to get all Folder items from the list. Try /_api/Web/Lists(guid'GUID')/Items?$filter=FileSystemObjectType+eq+1 and get HTTP 400 Bed ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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App prison break

Me an my colleges were discussing the possibility of breaking out of the sandbox that a SharePoint-hosted apps provide. As most of you know host webs in SharePoint 2013 are protected by deploying apps ...
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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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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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Enlarge Newsfeed images on SharePoint 2013

I am a bit stumped why I have not found much information on this topic or why no one is asking the question. Maybe it is just not possible. My question being: Are you able to enlarge Newsfeed images ...
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SharePoint 2013 poor performance

I have a vanilla SharePoint 2013 server virtualized under Hyper-V for a dev environment. Both application server and database server have 12 GB of RAM and 4 core CPU. All services are enabled, search ...
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Showing a modal dialog using html option in SP2013 seems broken

In SP2010 you could easily show a dialog using a DOM node with something like this: var test = "<div id='correspondence'>" + result + "</div>"; $('body').append(test); ...
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What are the cmdlets for SharePoint 2013 that have no GUI equivalent?

I've not found a comprehensive list on anywhere of the PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2013 whose function or output cannot be achieved via the GUI (Central Admin, Site Settings, etc). I would ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Can I use Visual Studio 2012 express edition for web-parts and app parts?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I want to develop the app and web parts using visual studio 2012 express edition. Can I use vs 2012 express edition to create app and web parts for SharePoint 2013? Can ...
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REST API along with startswith and tolower function method in SharePoint 2013

I would like to bind all users into textbox autocomplete event. I done with below script but it is consider case sensitive expression while searching the results. $("#txtselectuser").autocomplete({ ...
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JavaScript is breaking my theme in SharePoint 2013

I am having an unusual problem. I have a site in SharePoint 2013 I just stood up, and starting to experiment with JavaScript and jQuery. I am using one of the OOTB themes, not ready to monkey around ...
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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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Is data Inside SharePoint Hosted App searchable?

If I develop a SharePoint Hosted app which creates several lists inside the App Web, is that list data exposed to SharePoint's search engine? In other words, will I be able to perform search on data ...
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SharePoint 2013 Subsite inherits Parent Navigation - Managed Navigation

I am using Managed Navigation and have Variations defined, so the root site collection has two sub sites for each of the languages.. Each Language sub site has its own Terms Set and the navigation is ...
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SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 3.0 Server 2012 R2

I've been trying to get ADFS 3.0 on Server 2012 R2 working with SharePoint 2013. I followed http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh305235.aspx exactly, from start to finish, but I'm running into ...
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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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My Sites and Host Named Site Collections

I want to go with the new recommendations for SP2013 to use one web application for the SharePoint farm. The full article is here on MSDN: Host-named site collection architecture and deployment ...
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Alternate access mappings have not been configured

My old DNS was DNSOld for sharepoint server. So I changed Alternate access mappings as DNSOld for Intranet. I changed DNS again as DNSNew. I changed Alternate access mappings too. But the logs are ...
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How to get Current logged in user in Provider Hosted App?

How can I get Current Logged in user of SharePoint Site in Provider Hosted App's code behind? I tried this: 1) clientContext.Load(clientContext.Web, web => web.CurrentUser.LoginName); ...
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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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SharePoint Wiki Versus SharePoint Blog for building a knowledge base library for our company

I am new to SharePoint and after reading about the available features inside SharePoint 2013 I have decided to either:- Build a Wiki Site using the Wiki Page Library OR to use the Collaboration -> ...
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Sharepoint 2010 vs Sharepoint 2013

What are the pros and cons? Why should we use 2013 instead of 2010? Are there any significant changes that you will see, or is it just a design fresh-up and some minor change!
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Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

When users provision a Blog on their SharePoint 2013 MySite, the Site Title is called "Blog". Thus when a crawl is done, the search results say "Blog" as the title. Is there a way to change the ...
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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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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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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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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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Whats new for list.asmx in sharepoint 2013

i am using 2007 list.asmx for updating listitem from a third party application, is there any substitute now in sp 2013 ...