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Can I set up sharepoint 2013 on Windows Surface Pro 2

Can I set up sharepoint 2013 on Windows Surface Pro 2 ? I am going to buy surface pro 2 and would like to know whether it is possible or not. Thanks in advance. Simply for us there was a dispute. ...
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Test against SharePoint 2010 and 2013

I have existing tests that test my Sharepoint code (that use the SharePoint Client Object Model) against SharePoint 2010. This is all working fine. A helper method in the base class provides the ...
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Sort search result automaticaly

I have created a hyper link in the bottom of each "news" page which goes to _layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx. The reason is I want to show all "News". So I changed the href of hyperlink to ...
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Problems with some web parts when using XSLT

I have a page on which I have several web parts. Some web parts are custom while others are OOB and only XSLT is applied on them. I am using 2 WFEs with NLB. Problem is when I do iisreset on one of ...
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Unable to get user field value in event receiver's afterproperties

I have a document library in which there is one field approver (multi - value). There is an event receiver for item updating of the document library that I want to validate user while changing the ...
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Infopath Error: The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection - except it isn't

My server name: vshoprspfe The url people use for the farm: http://sharepoint (I'm not familiar with how this has been setup, but I believe it's with a cName) The site collection / library where this ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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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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How to edit web part name and view of web part?

I'm running stand-alone Sharepoint Foundation 2013, I want to be able to edit the name of a web part but cannot for the life of me find anyway of doing this. I also want to change the view of a ...
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Export my Enterprise Wiki aspx pages to a PDF files

Our client has asked if we can add a link to their current Wiki pages named "Export to PDF", so when the user click on the link the Wiki content will be exported inside a pdf file ? i got confused if ...
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Cant find SPWeb property that relates to “Add new pages to navigation automatically” in the navigation settings

I must be missing something but I cant find what property relates to this in the SPWeb member properties. The property is represented by a checkbox, so I know its a boolean, and the field is ...
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How to show certain documents in one library only to users who are member of certain group?

I'm trying to figure out how to show a view of a library only to users who are a member of a SharePoint group, which is also specified in the document library as a value in a column. Example: If I ...
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Using a single page to display information from multiple pages

I would like to display information regarding multiple projects using only one .aspx page. Is it possible to display custom web parts which are defined by a link from a previous page, rather than ...
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Two WFEs without NLB?

Can I have 2 WFEs without using NLB in which case it will work as fail over but not as load balancer? Or if I am using more than 1 WFE then I have to use NLB and without it, it will be like single ...
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Add a Field From a Lookup Column Multiple Times

Is it possible to add a field from a lookup column more than once? I have a Job list which contains a lookup field to a Job Assets list. This Job Assets list contains all the things I might need to ...
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Followed sites and document counts leads to “HTTP 500 internal server error”

In Mysite "I am following" it is showing count of sites and documents that I am following but when I try clicking on count, it is redirecting me to a page saying "HTTP 500 Internal server error". Rest ...
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Workflow queueing

I have a large list that needs to have every item in it updated nightly, with several fields recalculated and so forth. Currently it is updated en masse overnight by an application I wrote that is ...
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Getting list from current web in sharepoint 2013

i have a application page, which i am using to get list items from current web using java-script. i only want 1 fields value for all list-items, i have field's GUID, please guide ? field is a custom ...
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Search Query WebPart to show people from a specified AD group

I was successfull in limiting my people results by user properties, but I am struggling to find a way to limit them by membership of a certain AD group. Is that even possible? The use case is this: I ...
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Setting to enforce use of Excel Services rather than Excel Web App

Our site and sub-sites are defaulting to Excel Web App rather than Excel Services. We require Excel Services. I think maybe I hit a setting somewhere at the root which has caused this change. Where ...
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Ordering Custom Properties

I am working on a Client WebPart, and while doing some simple debugging against office 365, i noticed that no matter how i structured the custom properties in the query string they were always laid ...
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Error on Upgrade to sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to upgrade a webApp from 2007 to 2013. Following this tutorial: Tutorial The migration process to 2010 works perfectly . But When I try to do the same process to 2013, it breaks on 30% ...
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SharePoint 2013 Language chooser from Site Settings

I want to have the option to let the user choose the language from the site settings languages as it was in SharePoint 2010. Has anyone did a wsp or did a change in the .ascx page? Thanks in advance
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Concerning SharePoint Home Page how do you change it

https://Example.sharepoint.com/SitePages/Home.aspx How do you edit this page? Is this part of team site?
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Search crawl failing on a specific list (SharePoint 2013)

At one of our clients we have a library that contains folders, which contain pdf documents. There are many files (7000 +), I'm not sure if this is relevant. And the entire site uses SSL. When ...
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Links to local files from a SharePoint List

Ok, I am new to server side development (especially SP development) and I don't know if this is possible but here goes: I have a custom list which I populate from a local folder on my file system. ...
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Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?

I'm surprised to discover that in the context of a Publishing site, the Site Action "Add A Page" puts the page in the Pages library of the PARENT site collection, even when the current site is a ...
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I am a approver and didnt receive email after someone publish a new page, why?

I am using sharepoint 2013. We have enabled the publish approval workflow. When a enduser with contributor rights add a new page, he save it, check it in and click on the button publish. I am a user ...
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SharePoint Asset Register Template / Product

Currently using SharePoint 2007 Standard with a pending upgrade into SharePoint Online. Can anyone advise of any off the shelf products that'll deal with Asset Registration? I'm more than aware that ...
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Calendar Forms still loading via Dialog, despite Advanced List Setting saved?

I've got a problem where, it seems the 'Add Event' option within an SharePoint 2013 Calendar is always using a dialog to add an Event. Despite I've repeatedly saved the 'Advanced Setting' for: ...
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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Resetting IIS takes website down even though load balancer is being used

I have 2 load balanced WFEs. When I take one of them offline then website still works which means load balancer is working. But when I do IIS reset on one of those machines then the website doesn't ...
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Limit filetype for one Document Library in a site? [duplicate]

I have a document library in our main site that I'd like to restrict to PDF's only. I know I can block filetypes for an entire site, but is there a way I can limit a particular library to only accept ...
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Existing content type add new/edit/display forms

I have a Content type that is being used on a list on many subsites. I'd like to replace add/new/edit forms for that content type. It is on Office 365 + i cant use sandbox code at all. Only option ...
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Delete field office for all users SP2013

Is there a way to delete the values of User Profile Property Office for all users via Powershell or CA?
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In sharepoint 2013, how to get the layout url of current page?

Recently i am migrated from SP2010 to SP2013 and i am trying to use the on demand js in pop ups. While doing that, i am facing an issue in getting an alternative for the following var url = ...
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Low resolution breaking page

I'm in an environment in which plenty of users will have their systems set to 1024 x 768. This is generally not a problem with SP, but one page in particular that I've created is broken by low ...
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Export to Excel ignoring filters

I understand that when we use the Export to Excel button in the ribbon bar, what we get is an IQY file containing a query for OWSSVR. I am trying to filter the data returned by OWSSVR. When I go to ...
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Removing Default Search Box and “Home / Edit” link in Oslo

I want these things done for a single subsite. I needed to do some special things with searching on the site that involved basically breaking the default, built-in search box. But it still shows up. ...
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SP2013 Branding per team site

I have a question regarding the branding of non-publishing sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a site, consisting of several different team sites, each site should have a unique brand attached to it. I ...
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Access Denied when creating post using managed client object model

I am using .net client object model for MicroBlogging (Post with hashtags). I am getting access denied error. i am using below code const string serverUrl = "http://usfkl13as133v:9191/en-US/"; ...
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Site Collection locked: cannot add site columns through UI

I found an annoying problem on a test #sp2013 server. Essentially I have been testing out some powershell code that adds site columns defined as rows in CreateSiteColumns.csv. Whilst testing and ...
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Friendly Url on Root Web

We have a SP2013 site. We want to allow creating friendly URLs for pages under the root site, e.g. - contoso.com/my-page linked to contoso.com/pages/my-page.aspx. Is it possible? Not sure if it ...
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Add link in ribbon - SP2013

I would like customizing my ribbon, but not in this way that is exemplified here Custom actions in SharePoint 2013. I need to add a link in the green stripe or gray (preferably in gray stripe). ...
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Site Feed doesnt work on Blank Site

If I create a team site and add a site feed to it, it works. It shows the title: Newsfeed, and input box and the line that says "It's pretty quiet here. Invite more people to the site." When I create ...
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Search Crawl error on a single page

This is a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise environment. The crawler refuses to crawl a single page correctly. No other errors show up in the crawl log and every other page is crawled correctly. The error ...
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How can SharePoint 2013 be used to administer objects to be lent to someone else?

Could SharePoint 2013 be used to administer devices that can be lent to customers like in a public library but with more complex objects and flexible rental durations? It should be possible to ...
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Migrating discussion board between site collections

In our sharepoint (where I can only access the client, nothing from the server) we switched (or had to switch) from one site collection to another on another server. The two servers are running under ...
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How do I use HideCustomAction to remove the “Site Contents” link from Quick Launch in SP2013?

I've created a feature which should (according to numerous articles) remove the "Site Contents" link from the Quick Launch. One problem: This doesn't happen. Here's what is in my elements.xml: ...
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Enable-SPFeature not working in scheduled task

I have a powershell script that runs every 5 minutes it creates a subsite on a Site Collection the last part of the script activates the SiteNoteBook feature in SharePoint 2013. I added all the new ...