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Access ADFS-provided information in CSOM

I have hit a bit of a roadblock in some recent work, and I'm not sure how to proceed. Goal: be able to access a user's first and last name in JavaScript running in a SharePoint 2013 page, through the ...
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How to give full permissions (such as permission to give other employers) to site manager in sharepoint 2013?

For example, the HR head department DOES NOT wants to give permission to a ECT (external content type) table view. However, the HR head just wants to give permission to submit data from a form ...
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2013 Solution Migration

I upgraded a site with custom aspx pages from 2010 to 2013 and tried to save it as a template to move it to another SP13 farm but I keep getting an error. The content type name ' ...
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How does RBS work with crawling in SharePoint 2013?

If you're using RBS to externalize content from the content database, what happens when the BLOB content is crawled? Will it be pulled back to the content database, or will it remain in the RBS? Or ...
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how i can access the list forms that are being rendered inside mobile devices

I am working on a Team site collection and i enabled "Mobile Browser View" feature. Now inside the site i have issue tracking list. now when i access the list's new & edit forms from my mobile ...
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Backwards comparability of SharePoint Online (version 16) DLL's

I currently have a provider hosted app that has been built around the SharePoint Online platform and therefore uses version 16 DLL's for SharePoint. I have a need to deploy this app to a SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 and ARR not working

I installed and configured SP 2013 with 1 site and 1 MySite. Everything's fine. Now I installed an ARR according to different guides. From a client pc, if I modify my host file to IP_ARR ...
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SharePoint 2013 file upload with Jquery question

I am currently developing a page which users will be able to upload from their local machines files to a SharePoint 2013 server. Currently I have managed to experiment with the ajax calls and use the ...
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Promoted Results Best Practices

My current client has a dynamically-generated HR content system that is very difficult to index in Enterprise Search. They have opted instead to create huge and convoluted lists of promoted results to ...
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Button Background not applying to paging buttons

I've noticed when using the SharePoint Color Palette tool, that when I change the Button Background value the preview shows that the paging buttons will change with this color. However when I apply ...
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SP2013 CSOM - 401 Unauthorized Exception from Server - What Feature/Service is the issue

I try to access a SharePoint 2013 Server via C# CSOM. The only thing I do is create the ClientContext, set the context.Credentials to my NetworkCredential, and ask for the Web Web web = context.Web;. ...
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Renaming a subsite (Name & change its URL) will not allow me to save it as templete

I was working on a subsite and i use to save it as templete without any problem, now i decide to change the sub site name and URL , so i rename it from CustomerPortal to CustomerportalTemplete. But ...
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Related Item link goes missing

In the collaboration library I added a Related Item to a document. However, when the documents are moved to a Records Center the Related Item link is removed. I tried another test by moving the ...
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2013 Workflow missing when viewed from another PC

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Is it necessary to configure Excel service application and secure store to view excel reports in SharePoint?

We are using SharePoint 2013. Now we need to add some excel sheets and excel reports onto the SharePoint page. So we have seen that there is a Excel viewer webpart. I was wondering whether it is ...
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Top Navigation Menu is hidden behind the silverlight webpart Sharepoint 2013

The top navigation drop down menu hides behind the Silverlight webpart. I've tried different CSS codes using script editor within the webpart but it still isn't working. I've tried changing the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Current Navigation group pages before all other types

When we set up current navigation for showing sub sites and pages, ideally group of pages are displayed below sub sites. Something like shown in below screen shot. Is there any OOB way to show it ...
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Why is it taking longer and longer to deploy an InfoPath template with managed code?

I have InfoPath 2013 browser-enabled form templates with managed code that I'm deploying to SharePoint 2013 on-prem via Central Administration > Manage Form Templates. The more I make changes to the ...
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Power shell Script to copy sharepoint top navigation bar across site collections in sharepoint 2013

I have create a global navigation using Term Store Management Tool in Root site collection for a web application. Now i want to copy this Navigation across site collection using powershell. Can you ...
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Distributed Cache Service: Should I use Dedicated or Collocated mode

I've got a very slow SharePoint 2013 environment. Pages load very slowly, even using a warm up script. My suspicion is that the current implementation of the Distributed Cache Service is to blame. ...
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Settings.aspx different navigation structure in SharePoint 2013

I have following top navigation snippet (default top navigation snippet) placed inside HTML Masterpage for SharePoint 2013. <!--SPM:<SharePoint:AjaxDelta id="DeltaTopNavigation" ...
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Unable to show a list of all the sub sites under a parent sub site

I have team site collection, where I created a parent sub site. Then under the parent sub site I created many sub sites. Now I need inside the parent sub site to show a list of all sub sites under it. ...
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Thesaurus terms ignored when search is queried through REST

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal running enterprise search. I have imported some thesaurus with the Import-SPEnterpriseSearchThesaurus cmdlet. For example, let's say as a test I have associated the ...
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Add user to owner group from High Trust App (user + app policy)

I have an High Trust Provider Hosted App, which is using App + User policy [User - ManageWeb/Owner and App - Full Control] Web oWebsite = clientContext.Web; ...
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Can't set SPS-Department property

I've written a timer job with C# that sets some user properties, including SPS-Department which is bound to a Term Set. Job works perfect on dev machine. On product machine it fails with exception: ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you

I am a SysAdmin currently having an issue with a new deployment of SharePoint 2013. I am getting "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" when trying to browse to the site collection. This ...
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Search in content of selected lists (not one, not all, a few)

Is is possible (in SharePoint 2013 Foundation) to narrow search results to a few of selected lists? The two things I was thinking about are: Modifying query parameters in osssearchresults.aspx ...
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SharePoint Search - new content source isn't displaying file titles in search results

I recently added a new file share to the content sources. I'm able to search for these new files successfully. However, for some reason, this new content source's files don't have titles displayed ...
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Reading a value from site collection list inside my workflow

I have created a site template which have a workflow inside it.and inside the template there is a workflow, now i need the workflow to be dynamic in a way that can work with newly added sites. the ...
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How to read Custom Property value and term description from NavigationTerm?

In publishing sharepoint 2013 site, I am using managed navigation. I need to read value of custom property defined in term store and I also need to read value of description field. Is it possible to ...
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Security Trimming

We would like to use search filtering to provide a custom master page to users with almost everything they will need to do to start their jobs. I have a list that has Department codes and would like ...
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Stop Following a SocialActor doesn't work when the site doesn't exist

One of my users can't stop following one specific site. It appears on the .GetFollowed() array, but the site doesn't exist anymore, so when .StopFollowing() it says False and log says that Exception: ...
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Displaying list items in my site

I have a need to display content from a list in another site collection on every users My Site page - About Me (/person.aspx). The list is essentially responsibilities for users. So the list needs ...
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Wrapping the global nav bar causes it to overlap page content - SP 2013

I have customized the global nav menu in SP 2013 using css in the master page and I have it wrapping when it exceeds the page width. Everything is working fine except now the nav menu is overlapping ...
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Filters in the View of My list having no effect

I'm stuck, it seems no matter which filter I apply to my view, the the filter doesn't work. I try various filters like: or: The list always shows all items. It's as if no matter what filters I ...
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sharepoint 2013 search bar disappears behind Global Navigation

Would anyone know how to fix an issue in SharePoint 2013 with the search bar disappearing behind Global Navigation? I'm having users say when the browser window shrinks, the search menu hides behind ...
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Remote App will not authenticate with SAML Claims

We have a web application that integrates with Sharepoint 2013, in essence it uses SP to store documents. In dev and test, where we've not used a federated provider, the web app authenticates without ...
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Service account to access data without being able to log into the web interface?

I've been asked a tricky question. Here is the schema. A user have access to a custom web interface, no SharePoint. He wants, through this interface, to access data on SharePoint. He has no account on ...
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Remove extra blank line added by SP2013 in the top of the masterpage?

I'm working on the seattle.html masterpage for Sharepoint 2013. I want to use the HTML5 Doctype, so I changed the doctype to <!DOCTYPE html>. Before the doctype, the page is full of the below ...
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The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different type of information

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki Site collection, and i define the following workflow which fires when modifying the wiki page,, where its first step is to check if the Wiki page name & title is ...
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Way to calculate a column based off of a another column after filter is set?

This is the example after I filtered on what I need to calculate. JPP: = 14681369 WC/Site Code:= 386746 Bill =$1,138 ANOTHER Invoice is JPP: = 15091824B WC/Site Code:= 386734 Bill ...
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Users Cannot Open Document In folder to edit

I have a Site with a Document Library with a User with Full Control. We are running in https mode. The users cannot open the Spread Sheet for editing, though I can. The site is also asking her to log ...
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How to show comment in Task List View?

I have a document library (lib). There is an approval workflow (WF) on it. Whenever a new document is added, the WF will start. In the workflow, before a task is assigned, I set values for the task ...
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Using Docsets in Cross-site publishing

We have some document sets that we are looking at using in a cross-site publishing set up. The docset and its metadata come through the search just fine, but we aren't sure how to "reassemble" the ...
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SP2013 Changing URL of web results in List View Threshold error

Similar to this question, however the answer seems to have not paid attention to the actual problem- TechNet Forum I am attempting to change the URL of one of my site's child webs through "Site ...
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How to properly increase the limit/point settings for Sandbox Solutions?

I have a SharePoint 2013 event receiver in Visual Studio. The solution does some processing of XML files (without getting in to too much detail). I am having an issue with the event receiver timing ...
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Error While Adding Visual Web part To Master page in 2013

I am Trying to add a Visual Web part with Custom css and Java script in it. When i try to add in a layout page It works fine. But when I used the below steps ...
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PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013 experience

Does anybody have practical experience with PowerPivot for SharePoint (especially SharePoint 2013) to implement a self-service BI scenario in an on premise environment? Some questions that I’m ...
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Issue populating edit forms in Sharepoint 2013

So I have a SharePoint list where on the edit page I have created multiple infopath form webparts, each audiences to a different group with a different view. The problem is that only the first form is ...
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Removing People from User Field, Allow only group

By default, there are two options available for User field. User User and Groups Is there any programmatic/declarative way on changing the properties so that the user field will only suggests and ...