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Community Site Moderation - List View Threshold

I have an OOTB community site with the "allow reporting of offensive content" option turned on. Despite having no reports, the moderation view is now erroring out with the ubiquitous list view ...
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Inline Editing on Merged List in SPD 2013

I have a Data View Web Part that uses a linked data source (about 4 lists). I would like to have users be able to edit from the data view, but when I add an inline edit link, it shifts all my data to ...
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Showing an image based on a dropdown

I have a list with a dropdown the has the following Gold Silver Bronze What i would like it when a user selects say Gold, it shows a image of a gold medal in a column next to it in the same list ...
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wiki page edit link doesn't work

I can create a blog post in Sharepoint 2013 without a problem. However, if I click on 'edit this page' next to the blog author, I get an error: Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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Can you change time zones on calendars?

I have a site that contains nine calendars for events happening in various time zones. Is it possible to set the time zone for each calendar? How can I tackle this problem?
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Create a list with source from another list with some columns

I have a list A and creating list B. When need list A is the datasource for the same columns in list B. When a new item creates in list A automatically need to create a item in list B with some of the ...
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Choose (select) person or group from sharepoint list column

Is possible to create a column to populate users and select them using AD group. I know we have person or group column which we can type. But I am looking by selecting from the dropdown list. How to ...
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User Profiles stores picture as http://

I noticed when I go to userdisp.aspx to get user profile information the page stalls while it tries to pull in my picture. The picture URL is always set to http://mysites.whateverportal.com:80, which ...
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How to remove “About” Prefix on SharePoint MySites

My question is in regard to Sharepoint 2013 - MySites Our company utilizes mysites as an organizational directory. Upon viewing a profile for say, John Smith, the page is titled "About John Smith". ...
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Access Denied when creating Personal View

Good day everyone, I tried to create a special permissions group in SP2013 to allow users to create a personal view of a list but not have any edit rights on the items, for auditing purposes, but the ...
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Resource translation in custom WebPart failure

Some resources of my project aren't translated properly. Wanted behavior is resource displayed in both French and English. Default site's language is English. When I force my web browser to display ...
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PowerShell Metadata Navigational Menu of Simple Links from excel file in sharepoint 2013

Can any one tell me how to update the url for a group of terms from excel through powershell script in sharepoint 2013. Please find the screen shot for the same
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Rich Text box not auto expanding in sharePoint 2013

I am facing this problem in a specific SharePoint 2013 / Infopath customised list form rich text field. Before the upgrade, this same rich text field worked, i.e auto expanded on the SharePoint ...
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Options to modify a RichTextEditor

Due to my current research I collected the options to alter the modifying options. Do you know other ways to change the RTE? 1. Modify the attributes inline (all attributes) ...
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Automatically link wiki pages

Is it possible to automatically create links to existing wiki pages? As example: If I have a wiki page called "qwerty" and another page contains somewhere the word "qwerty", this "qwerty" is ...
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Customizing item_default.html display template to use another Control Display template

I have created a copy of Control_SearchSearch.html cotrol display template and now I want to make Item_default.html display template use this Control Display template. how do I make it to use my ...
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Maximum number of views per document library?

What is the maximum number of views per document library?
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How to add custom contentplaceholders in masterpage?

I'm struggling to find a walkthrough that shows me how to do this in SP2013. I am using the html-generated master page to do edits. I tried the snippit generator and SP Designer but with no luck :( ...
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SP 2013 - ADFS & WAP for external use and users

I'm using SP 2013, and I have 3 servers: -SQL server -CentralAdmin + Internal site -Extranet Site For info: -My Internal site is only for coworkers with internal AD account. -My Extranet site is for ...
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Allow others to see picture, but deny access to mysite

We are sharing parts of our SharePoint 2013 enterprise site with our customers. Security-wise this can be managed pretty well, but I have one problem. Customers do see employee photo & names (next ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 professional , is showing SharePoint foundation core patches

I have SharePoint server 2013 professional , as shown below:- But when I checked the patches inside central administration web aplication, I found that I have many SharePoint foundation patches, as ...
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Displaying parent data when selecting a child

I have a parent child relation between Organisation and Person and I need to select a person by displaying "Organisation name: Person name" to the user. From what I have read it seems the only way to ...
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Reference a custom CSS file inside my seatle.html

I want to reference a custom CSS file inside my seatle.html file. currently I find the following in the default seatle.html master page:- <link ...
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Create a custom master page for a new site collection, by copy/paste exsisitng seatle.master

I want to create a custom master page for my site collection. So I am planning to do the following steps:- Using sharepoint designer, to copy exsisitng seatle.master page, and then paste it. Rename ...
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PSConfig.exe throws NullReferenceException when trying to upgrade/patch SP2013

I'm trying to complete SharePoint 2013 upgrade by using PSConfig after Windows Update has downloaded the updates, but can't get the process to complete without errors and this is causing me a major ...
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Problem in loading assemblies files for a third party tool when accessing the central administration site

I have installed a clipboard manager third party tool named "KWizCom". then i removed the web application which have this tool. but now the Central administration site become inaccessible. so to know ...
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Site template including subsites?

I want to define a site structure : Root Site Subsite A Subsite A.1 Subsite B Subsite B.1 Subsite B.2 How to save it as a template to reuse it later ? I tried the save as template ...
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Embedding a web page in SharePoint 2013 which requires different credential than the user who is accessing SP

Here's my requirement. I want to give a link to a remote web application in my SharePoint 2013 application so when a user click on the link, a page from the remote web application should get ...
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unable to provision a new Central Administration web application

I was facing a problem when accessing the Central administration web application that it keeps raisng “File not found” inside my SharePoint server 2013 , although the web application is running inside ...
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Copying the staging farm inside my development environment

We have three SharePoint server professional 2013environments; development, staging +live. Now due to time limitation we did a lot of modifications and testing to our staging server directly without ...
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Adding Font Awesome Icons to Quick Launch Links

When customizing the Quick Launch Links Navigation, I got stuck with adding Font Awesome Icons. How do I go about it so that it appears like the ones in the picture below? And the code is as below: ...
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Contacts list -> “Connect to Outlook” - how to do it automatically?

My company has a contacts list on SharePoint and the requirement is that every user should have this list bound to outlook using standard "Connect to Outlook" functionality. The thing is they don't ...
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Customizing the Two-Columns with header layout

I want to change the size of left column to be smaller than the right column in the Two-Columns Layout. If there is a CSS script I can input in the content editor, I will highly appreciate.
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Content Search Query settings in Site Template

We've added a CSWP to a site template, defined the query and added custom display templates with the Control and Item options. However, when we create new sites from the template, the new CSWP ...
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Master page Header

I wish to customize my master page, just adding a simple header and removing the standarda SharePoint toolbars. How can I do it easly? Thanks
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Restore Job Failed

I got backup and I restored another server the backup. But restore failed. The restore job failed. For more information, see the error log that is located in the backup directory. I got one ...
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Get userProfile mail by SP.FieldUserValue

What I want Simply - the user's profile information to obtain the mail adress. What I have A SP.FieldUserValue object filled with the user which mail I want to obtain. Approach MailContact: ...
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Associate external content source with list item

I have a custom list with URL column. This URL will be used for crawling external content (e.g. network folder) and I'd like to associate search results with this list item. e.g. Search result ...
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Inherit Master Page when the subsite uses different template

How to inherit the master page when the subsite uses a different template (e.g Team Site) from the parent site (e.g Publishing Site) ? The soltution proposed in How do I get a subsite to inherit ...
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How to retrieve the ISO/original value of a DateTime column in a list using CAML?

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013 and I want to retrieve the data in my DateTime column. Is there a way to retrieve the original/raw values or ISO values of a DateTime column using CAML query? ...
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Remove level 1 from the table of contents webpart in 2013

I'm using the built in table of contents webpart to make a navigation bar to run along the top of every page on a site. I want this to have a list of all the pages (publishing) below the page you're ...
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SharePoint 2013 Programming Labs

Since I am programmer I thought it would be better to hear from other programmers about how they learn about SP 2013 SharePoint 2013 is huge and so are the system requirements. Its so difficult if ...
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JavaScript error with paging in community discussion SP 2013

I have a community site with many discusssions. One of them is a discussion divided into 3 pages (each answer has text and animated gif). When I try to go to page 2, in default (Flat) view mode, I ...
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SharePoint 2013 i18n with resource files

I'm doing internationalization (i18n) with SharePoint 2013. I'm getting language code from a SharePoint list and I have given "ja" as the language code for the Japanese language. I have named the ...
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How to Get list of site collections in a web application using JSOM

I have got a requirement like want to fetch the details of all the site collections in a web application either using JSOM or .net managed client object model? Please provide me those details. ...
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New Managed Properties don't contain values

We are facing a very unusual issue at one of our customers. Newly created managed properties are not being filled with values. The scenario: SharePoint 2013 the Search Service Application has been ...
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SharePoint 2013 Apps adding a Document library

Hi I am building an SharePoint hosted app that will make crossdomain calls on host web. Now I tryinging out both CSOM ( which I am starting to hate ) and REST statements in my Javascript. It occurred ...
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How do I get the URLs of files attached to items in my list?

I'm using the CSOM to get my SharePoint list. I need to loop through it and get the URLs for the files attached to each item in the list. C#: SPContext spctx = new SPContext("news"); List news = ...
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Users are not able to follow documents in my SP2013 site, what should I do?

The site that I have has the feature of "Following Content" activated, but users can't follow any of the documents in it. Can someone help me here? What else do I have to do to completely activate ...
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Users with read only permissions can't see custom Master Page and Managed Metadata Navigation SharePoint 2013

Managed Metadata Navigation not working for Users with read permission in SharePoint 2013 if I give target url as /Forms/AllItems.aspx or blog/default.aspx, the term itself is not visible in the ...