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Drag and Drop Upload “appears” to not work

This issue has been driving me crazy for a few days now: Issue When dragging a file (Word Document, PDF, Image, etc.) to a SharePoint 2013 document library to upload said file, it appears to upload ...
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Approval Workflow with variable number of approvers

I am attempting to create an approval workflow with a variable number people who need to approve the item. For instance if employee A is pretty low on the org chart he or she may have 2-3 people ...
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Traffic Light Status in SP 2013 List

Is it possible to create a traffic light status in SP 2013 list without any custom coding?
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Meta Navigation: Exclude deleted/unpublished pages programmatically

I am accessing the managed metadata navigation term set via CSOM in a Web Service. This term set includes many navigation terms that are configured to use friendly URL term driven pages, which are ...
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Hide form fields based on current user's department

I need to create a form which needs to be filled out by multiple departments, but each department should only see the fields relevant to them. For example: HR Name Surname Job Title Department ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

I have a fresh SharePoint 2013 on 2008r2 installation. I create a new web application with default settings but instead of the default public url, I enter http://qwe: I go on to create a site ...
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Context menu drop down in list datasheet view SharePoint 2013

How to Disable context menu in list datasheet view in SharePoint 2013? My aim is to disable the rename column name in the Context menu in datasheet view.
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Search Results WP: Show last modified Sites (meaning documents)

Using Search Results web part is possible to show the last modified documents of the context user (Query: ModifiedBy:{User.Name}), there's any workaround to show the Sites Collections of those same ...
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Is there a way to use URL to pass filters or search terms to display a page with certain results?

I have a bunch of pdfs that I plan to have links to display certain information from a bunch of lists I am using as a mini database in sharepoint. However, but in order for the hyperlinks in the pdfs ...
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How to return a List<File>, stored in a DocumentSet, based on the Current ListItem?

I have 2 ListItems, each has a DocumentSet with 2 documents each. I'm attempting to download only those Documents attached to the current ListItem. This is my first time working with documentSets. ...
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SharePoint 2013, updating lots of records, by script?

I have a SharePoint list that has lots of columns and a priority column. Now it used to be a high - medium - low column. However last year they changed the ideas behind that, and we have now 1,2,3,4 ...
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How to add search refiner webpart in master page

I have created a custom search page and added search refiner webpart in it. I want to to get a refiner webpart under the current navigation. I tried it with css but as new items add in current ...
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Get Multi user value from another list in infopath

Could anybody please help me to resolve this issue? I've designed an InfoPath form, with some controls. I have a second list which has the values like this If the current user trying to see a saved ...
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SharePoint Multiple Check-in

Is it possible to check-in multiple files in SharePoint 2013 at once? Is there a limitation of files that you can check-in at once?
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PowerShell script for Site map

In this thread they have a script that does what I need. However when I put in my intranet site location for SharePoint I get an error saying it cannot find the object. Is the reason why the script ...
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Stop MySite Deletion

we have a user that was removed then re-added to active directory. during this time his My Site was marked for deletion. Is there a way to set a flag to remove his profile from the My Site clean-up ...
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Using Sharepoint 2013 Search.asmx with FQL

I have a website using sharepoint search services to query SP index. After migrating to 2013 I started getting this error: ERROR_BAD_QUERY Error: We didn't understand your search terms. Make sure ...
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Multiple WebPart zones in Custom Layout Page

Below screenshot is my custom page layout which will be the landing page for the site. I have designed this page as publishing page, but I would like to add web part page functionality to this page in ...
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How to find the FieldName of a Page Field in SharePoint 2013

I am creating a custom Layout page with snippets generated in the Snippet Gallery. When a "Page Field" snippet is generated, it looks something like this: <div data-name="Page Field: Title"> &...
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Activate Globally Deployed Master Page

I tried to deploy a solution to Sharepoint 2013, consisting with only master page. However, while I can activate it with GUI just fine, I cannot find a way to activate it using powershell. ...
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How to set up several alerts for different lists

I've got an alerts set up for a deployment calendar that i am implementing into Sharepoint Calendar function - Currently it's all fine with the overlays and categories and the colours match up with no ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add-In workflow - start additional task while waiting for completion of others

I'm working on custom approval workflow. The process assumes that each approver can invite other people for approval. For example, "Hey! We've forgot Tom! He should look at that document!". The ...
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Browse Button or Link for Column with Hyperlink feature in list

How can I set a "browse button" or link under the NewForm.aspx & Editform.aspx for a SharePoint 2013 list, so while users are trying to add pictures, it allows them to browse and select the ...
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How to create calendar notification e-mail?

I want to create calendar and when someone click on "Add" after filling all the details, it should email to a person. How to add the email?
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Performance issues in SharePoint site

We have a web app that was migrated from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and then to 2013 using Database attach and restore method. What we have seen is that the performance is not quite what we expected on ...
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Multiple Lookup Columns return no items CAML Query SharePoint Views

I have a document library that has reached it's 5000 view limit and I'm trying to retrospectively create views on indexed lookup columns. I can successfully return views that are customised in ...
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Calendar Overlays

I've got about 9 calendars overlaying at the moment, I want to make it easier for less computer minded staff to turn these calendars on and off from view. Is there a way for me to put some simple ...
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Designer 2013 Dictionary Object

How to create SharePoint Designer Dictionary variable for the follow JSON. {  'userRoleAssignments': [{                 '__metadata': {'type': 'SP.Sharing.UserRoleAssignment'},                 'Role'...
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Cannot import date values in SharePoint list using SSIS

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and SSIS-Sql server 2008 r2. Excel is a data source and Sharepoint list is the destination.I have simple transformations and the data is copied to List. I can see all column ...
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Is App Step Required for Update Item Logic in 2013 Designer?

I have a 2013 workflow that Updates Item in the current List. I have read somewhere that depending on what my workflow does, that I may need to use an App Step. It talked about needing to use App Step ...
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Created a e-mail chain around Project Status Held and Expiry dates

I have created a custom list that tracks projects and within this created a workflow that will send an e-mail to a certain user if the Project Status is changed to Hold. Then when the Hold Expiry date ...
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Is there a way to force the a retention policy defined on a content type to work again on an item if its Event is met again

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. And inside a content type I define the following retention policy stage:- If a custom site column named “contract review date” is met to call a ...
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Move subsite programmatically

I have to move a subsite in a site collection to a new site in the root level. I want to achieve this through powershell. The "Content and Structure" page located at /_layouts/15/sitemanager.aspx ...
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Storing data uri image in SP list

I'm using html2canvas to capture a "screenshot" of the user screen to an html5 canvas element. I'm then using the native canvas.toDataURL() which returns something like this data:image/gif;base64,...
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How can I send e-mail alerts from Sharepoint 2013 Calendar

I've just created a SharePoint Calendar with a couple of overlays which are working fine. I'm trying to get it so that when an appointment is added to the calendar an alert is sent to e-mails X@123....
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Calculated field based on values in other columns

I have a new SP 2013 List that I would like to add a new field with a calculated 'score' based on the values of a few other columns. For example, The Choices for Col1, Col2, Col3 and Col4 are all ...
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XSLT web parts functioning after migrating to SharePoint 2013

We are in the process of migrating and upgrading a client's SharePoint 2010 Intranet portal to SharePoint 2013. Our client has many custom web parts built in XSLT. These are basically Content Query ...
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Opening office documents via web VPN opens blank document

Issue: I have an issue that when a user logs into our SharePoint server via web VPN, they can not download/open documents via link that are on a teamsite homepage. Description: On our SharePoint ...
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Playing Azure Media Services on Sharepoint 2013

I'm doing a proof of concept. The goal is to be able to stream videos from AMS on Sharepoint 2013. I've been working with this samples, with no luck. On the sharepoint side, I've tried using all ...
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Link to Grouping Categories

I would like to create a link that will take me directly to the grouping section in a list. This is similar to page anchors on a word document. Is this possible? Update: This is a custom list not ...
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Unable to access a list while website provision in SP2013

In WebProvisioned event receiver i was able to set the web.EnableMinimalDownload = false But I am not able to access the list PList AssetLibraryList = web.Lists["SiteAssets"]; Is it feasible ...
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“Failed to instantiate file from module..” error when deploying webpart through module

I am trying to deploy a customized Content Editor web part (Just Title, chrome type etc. is customized, otherwise it is just a CEWP) in a farm project which already has lots of things in it. I have ...
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Question about installing Cumulative Updates in SP2013

As I understand the Cumulative Update process, each CU contains all of the updates before it. However, I'm new to the CU concept - the last time I was responsible for server updates you had to install ...
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How I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

I am building a workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013. And inside the workflow I define to send an email and the email will contain the current item url, as follow:- Currently the item url ...
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What is tsns:sspId?

I am trying to connect my form to SharePoint Metadata, but everything I try is failing. I am starting to think that I have completely misunderstood what to enter into this window : I have been ...
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How to use Manage Metedata Taxonomy as a Source for Dropdown box in Infopath

I have an InfoPath form with a dropdown box, where I want users to be able to select which department they work in. Department details are stored in Managed Metadata : Managed Metadata Service -> ...
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Displaying multiple announcements

I am new to SharePoint but I have been tasked with my departments site and I am struggling to find a solution for one issue. I have a department site that is part of a larger organisation intranet ...
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How to clone columns in lists in SP 2013?

I have a list, where I want to have a lot of columns with different name but identical type. The type shall be "choice" whith some predefined choices. Edit: detailed explanation of my goal: I need ...
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Expand text in SharePoint

I would like to have a text, which is expandable (hyperlink) for users when they need it. I've added two pictures to describe what I've planned: 1. Before Clicking 2. After Clicking Can it be ...
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Set the SiteUrlLogo using JSOM in SharePoint 2013

Is there a way we can set the SiteUrlLogo using JSOM in custom Master Page using visual studio?