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Easy way to manage term sets

I have just typed 1000 terms, and term sets into my dev environment in 2013. I now you can import csv files, but the question, is how can I export them from the dev environment, so that I can easily ...
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Issue in creating sites with different regional setting

I am using SharePoint 2013 Standard edition(June CU update) and facing an issue with multi-lingual sites. I have custom web templates with which sites are created. The current template which I am ...
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How to create number field unique list using javascript?

I am creating lists from javascript in my app. Now I want to create a Field in that with unique values which is a number field. I am using following code: var fldCollection = oList.get_fields(); ...
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“Detail” column not being displayed from List

I have two lists: News Events Both lists contain the following two columns: Title (Single line of text) Detail (Multiple lines, Plain text) I am displaying News on News.aspx page using ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps Server “Invalid token or signature” error

I have a SharePoint 2013 installation I am trying to integrate with a test Office Web Apps server. I have followed all the instructions as per ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Alert Me Wrong Email Address

On my portal, I have setup User Profile Synchronisation and its working - actually syncing like a charm. The problem is: one user still see the old email address when he tries to sign up for Alerts. ...
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Have DNS set up, yet unable to access a web application unless it's in hosts file

I'm stuck unable to access a newly created sharepoint 2013 server web application (at portal.spdev.mycompany.com, with host header of same name) unless I have an entry for that web application in the ...
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SP2013 - Randomly getting an error while clicking on the ellipsis of a document in a Document Library

I have a standard out-of-the-box Document Library. Versioning and checking are enabled. There are a few extra columns added to the library. There is this a weird random behavior when clicking on the ...
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Migrate documents from 2007 to 2013 and maintain version history?

Currently I have a SharePoint 2007 site that I am upgrading to SharePoint 2013. Is it possible to copy the documents from the 2007 site to the 2013 site whilst maintaining version history? I'd be ...
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Code for Updating the Master Page Powershell 2013

Can someone please walkthrough this code for me. I just want to make sure that I understand it correctly. I've gotten it to run, but nothing seems to be happenings. Basically, I just need to know ...
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How to provide highly available, disaster recovery solution for SharePoint 2013 deployment?

We need to provide highly available, disaster recovery solution for SharePoint 2013 deployment. For this purpose, we've to build environments for two data-centres, one would be primary DC1 and another ...
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2013 remote development

I'm trying to create my first app for SharePoint 2013, and I'm running into some difficulty setting up the development environment. I want to run SharePoint in Azure and Visual Studio on my local ...
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How to get list of all users following a site

I wanted to get a list of all users who are following a specific site. I have looked in to SocialFollowing Manager (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163133.aspx) and it seems to provide the ...
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Timer job removing web part after 5 minutes

I have 3 lists on my home page. News Events Alerts I have 2 sites English(Master site) Arabic I have added News, Events and Alerts web parts on English home page. News and Events are ...
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Prefered way of custom styling for 2013 apps?

I created some autohosted apps ( for Office 365) and by default there's a script setStyleSheet(); that makes the app look like the rest of the page. This is something I want but I would also like to ...
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Setting up an infopath form for a SharePoint list with a repeating section that contains one column

Im trying to achieve a header/detail scenario with just 1 sharepoint list and a user friendly infopath form. The first 3 columns will effectively have the same value and the last column will be ...
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Changing Calendar webpart view via automated script (group calendar members)

I ran into a situation where I needed to display a team calendar from Exchange on my SharePoint site (SharePoint Online 2013). I've read several different workarounds and found this blog post provided ...
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Task List item call out error - TypeError: mediaPlayer.getOverlayPlayerElement is not a function

I have recently started to experience an intermittent error with list item callouts/ECB menu in a task list I am working with. When clicking the elipsis against any given item in the task list, ...
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Automating SharePoint Foundation 2013 Backups

I am relatively new to SharePoint and am trying to figure out how to automate the backups for my SharePoint Foundation 2013 server. I want to store the backups on a network share on a different ...
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Using custom WCF in SharePoint hosted App

I have been trying since a few days to call a custom made WCF service from a SharePoint Hosted App. I have read all over the information available on forums and I couldn't find a working solution. ...
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Library/List view permission

How to restrict all users to get to the library/list item listing view: I don't want users to create forms using forms library view, but the custom dashboard only ...
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Custom/autogenerated item name in Forms Library

I am trying to plan the auto-generated custom item name for Form library in a 2013 publishing website project. In other words, I don't want our users to enter the name of the form every time they ...
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Get custom properties like `Created` and `Description` in Display Templates of ContentBySearchWebPart

I use Display Templates for rendering ContentBySearchWebPart. Nice feature, but how I can add custom properties from search results list item into Display Template? For example, I have a template, ...
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Writing Javascript code in XSLT

Can I write Javascript code in XSLT? Basically I will be calling Javascript's document.location.href to check which site is currently opened (English or Arabic). So let's say if English site is ...
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How to use XSLT 2.0 in SharePoint

How do I use XSLT 2.0 in SharePoint? Do I need to install some package on the server to make it work? Or is it available by default, and I just start using it?
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How to show a date in Arabic format?

I have a list which contain a column, "Modified", which contain date and time of an item in the list. When I display that list in my Arabic site then the date is displayed in English format, such ...
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Whether to use same XSLT file for both English and Arabic or separate?

I am making a site in English and Arabic. I am using XSLT to display date but now I have realized that date is not being displayed properly in Arabic website. For that I need to change function in ...
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string-length in XSLT not working

I have written the following code which checks whether the string provided is greater than 1- characters in which case only print the first 10 characters, otherwise print complete string. But I am ...
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The name 'Thread' does not exist in the current context

I am trying to use following code in my page layout to display text from resource file but getting error. CODE <%= SPUtility.GetLocalizedString("$Resources:NewsHeading", "myresourcefile", ...
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How to create an effective Product Key for an installable WSP

I have a solution for SharePoint that I am licensing out, but I'm nervous because it doesn't have a product key of any kind. So far it's been to existing business relationships, but that's about to ...
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The name 'SPUtility' does not exist in the current context

I am using the following code in my page layout file but I am getting error. CODE <%= SPUtility.GetLocalizedString("$Resources:NewsHeading", "myresourcefile", ...
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Client-Side Rendering/JS Link documentation?

Has there been any sort of documentation or anything like that released for SharePoint 2013 Client-Side Rendering/JS Link? Anthing unofficial? Any dates for when documentation might be released? ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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Like it button not very friendly

IN sp 2013, the only way to like a page or document is to add the column to the view, and depending on the type of like, then you will see rating stars or smiles. But this means the person has to go ...
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SharePoint 2013 lending library?

SharePoint 2007 had a library lending template that was used for keeping tracking of books, which were checked out and who to etc. SharePoint 2013 does not have this template, how can I replicate it? ...
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Is it possible to replace the personal site / MySite with a custom site template in on-premise SP 2013?

We are looking at deploying the SharePoint 2013 personal site/ MySite feature but management wants to change a lot of things that come with the default template. We want to suppress certain features ...
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How to use resrouce file inside page layout?

I have a page layout in which following text is written: NEWS I already have a resource file which I am using in one of my XSLT file to display text based on language. In XSLT file I simply ...
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Changes in Farm Master Page

I have been researching whether there is a best way to brand SharePoint 2013 without changing the v4 master page on the farm level that will affect each site collection in the farm, but I haven't been ...
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Add sub section menu to a page layout

I have my top level navigation working well but i would like to include a "section" nav displaying all the pages of the section I'm currently in. As this is a SP2013 online environment i only have ...
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Autogenerated JavaScript Errors in 2010 mode (document.forms.aspnetForm)

I have upgraded from SharePoint Server 2010 to 2013 in our test environment. The sites are still in 2010 mode. I am getting javascript errors all over the place. For example, on our homepage I see the ...
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Sharepoint 2013-stored/created Office documents not opening in 2010 client

SYMPTOM Created new Word and Excel docs in a SharePoint 2013 Online library. When I attempt to "Edit in Excel" from IE9 to open the file in my Excel 2010 desktop client, I only get a "The webpage ...
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Design Manager: “An error occurred during translation of your HTML master page”

I'm pulling my hair over this problem for the last 3 hours. I have a custom control residing in the folder "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server ...
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SoapServerException encountered when trying to add PDF item to Document Library?

I am doing PsiCapture migration, but I am encountering error of SoapServerException. Here is my scenario: I am successfully able to migrate PDF documents using same settings and config on my Dev ...
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Can a site newsfeed follow things?

If a site, such as the OOTB 2013 project site, has a newsfeed, can that newsfeed follow the same things that a users personal newsfeed can? For example can a site newsfeed follow all of it's subsites ...
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InfoPath changes the look of the form

I am following this guide to create a cross site lookup field in SharePoint. I am using SharePoint 2013. The problem is that when I open the form with InfoPath Designer 2013 the form doesn't resemble ...
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Let members choose their own web parts in an Intranet site Sidebar

I need to setup an Intranet site where site members can personalise & manage the web parts that appear for them in the sidebar (on the master page). For example - one member may choose to have a ...
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Error when creating SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApplicationProxy

I have been following the following for configuring an app domain in our SharePoint 2013 environment. When I reach the step for New-SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApplicationProxy, I am getting the ...
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Generate reports in SP 2013 Online without using Excel or SSRS?

We are working with a SP 2013 Online client that needs to have reports generated but they do not have Excel 2013 installed. Is there a way to still generate reports? I would like to use Power Pivot ...
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Create SharePoint Organizational Chart in a different way

I would like to know how is it possible to make a organizational Chart-Browser as shown in the image attached, in SharePoint 2013?
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debug feature activation

I have a visual studio project with Sharepoint Site structure. I didn't write any Event Receivers that will add my items (SP List Definitions, List Instances, ...) to the site. That means I use ERs ...