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Windows Authenticated API calls failing when I use a custom sign-in form for FBA

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured for both Windows Authentication and FBA (which is working fine). I also have some code which executes a CSOM request using windows credentials, ...
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Cannot create new subsite in SharePoint 2013

When I tried to create a new subsite under a site collection, I get the error message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." after I click the "Create" button. I entered the newsbweb.aspx by ...
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How to automatically switch to Edit Mode after creating a page?

When adding a new page to SharePoint (through Pages list) and clicking OK, the user is redirected to Pages list. How to force SharePoint to open that page in Edit Mode? I've been thinking about ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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How to force auto-approval in a community sub-site via c#

I have created a sub site from the community template with unique permission. For my users I need to force the auto-approval. Is there a way to do it using management shell or C# code?
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Cross site publishing how to connect to catalog using powershell programmatically

Pro grammatically i would like to connect with available catalog in manage catalog connection using power shell. How to do that?
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Is there any way to profile or debug remote event receivers on SharePoint 2013 Online?

I have registered a Remote Event Receiver using the SharePoint CSOM, by configuring a EventReceiverDefinitionCreationInformation object and adding it to a list. I can use Powershell (again with the ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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More than one sub folder in content organiser rule

I have a client who has a requirement that documents sent to their record centre are stored as such: Department Library - Country (folder) - Fund (folder) - Doc Type (folder) Country, ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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Enterprise keywords dialog “Select” button is broken using TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I have an application page which is loaded into a modal and it contains 2 TaxonomyWebTaggingControl objects: The first control (Categories) is linked to a custom term set, the second (Keywords) is ...
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How to create user portion of access token for high-trust app?

I am trying to get an on-premise, provider-hosted application to be logged-in when the user is logged into SharePoint, and logged out when the user logs out of SharePoint, so essentially a "federated ...
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Custom form for custom list causing “A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:)”

I am working on trying to convert a custom sandbox solution to work with SP2013 Online. I can get the feature to activate, and all of our lists are created. However, the custom form we use for the new,...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one ...
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Overwrite documents with drag and drop

SharePoint 2013. When I use drag and drop to add a new version of a document to a document library, I systematically get this message: A file named [file name here] already exists in this library....
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Connection to remote farm does not work

From what I read here (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms453293.aspx) it should be possible to connect to a remote farm. Unfortunately my program simply refuses to use the remote DB server ...
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XsltListViewWebPart provisioning discrepancy SPLimitedWebPartManager AddWebPart versus manually adding

I've exported a XsltListViewWebPart with all of my settings to a .webpart file. I have added this to the webpart gallery in several site collections, I can edit a page add the webpart and it somehow ...
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Change logic for event receivers in an already deployed solution

I have a sandbox solution that has list schemas, visual web parts, custom pages and actions, workflows and a couple event receivers. Yes, one big mess of a thing, but I needed to pack everything up in ...
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SP looking for CSS files in the wrong place

Environment: SP2013 Enterprise, custom master page, Dreamweaver I've made a custom master page complete with its own CSS. My style sheets are linked near the bottom of the <head> like so: <...
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Issue with “Custom web view in File Dialog Box” in Office 2013

I have a custom “web view for file dialog” that used to work in Office 2010 and no longer works in the 2013 version. By “web view for file dialog box” I mean the feature described here: http://msdn....
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Provisioning publishing pages with custom webparts in SharePoint 2013

I have a sandboxed solution where i provision publishing pages with custom web parts. Like this: <Module Name="CustomPage" Url="$Resources:cmscore,List_Pages_UrlName;" SetupPath="SiteTemplates\...
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SP 2013 search: SiteTitle managed property not populated for all content

We have a custom search integration with SharePoint. In 2010 we relied on the SiteTitle managed property to be populated for all content items returned by search queries in order to populate a custom ...
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Configure welcome pages on sites and subsites with powershell

I have to configure the welcome page for all my sites, and sub-sites. Is it possible to add content in the welcome page ? I mean : a little text, a calendar, and sections on the page's right side (...
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Is there an avilable Fix for the Managed metadata navigation Bug in sharePoint 2013

I am facing this bug on my "Publishing Site ---> enterprise wiki Template" inside SharePoint server 2013. and when i tried to specify the target page manually as mentioned in this link it did not work ...
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Sub-sites contributors and reader are unable to view the sub-site navigation

I have created a term store using the site collection administrator. And I associate this term store with a sub site navigation. But the problem I am facing is that the sub-site readers and even the ...
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Possible to have the same Search Navigation across all sites in a site collection in SP2013?

Just like using scopes in SharePoint 2010, is it possible to assign the same Search Navigation options to all sites in a site collection, so they share the same verticals?
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Docacl Output Property in Content Enrichment Sharepoint Search 2013

We are attempting to output a docacl via a content enrichment service in SharePoint Search 2013. I have linked the managed property to a crawl property and am trying to register as such: $ssa = ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 using without SharePoint

Office Web Apps 2013 is now standalone service product. SharePoint used it from iframe like this https://officewebapps.contoso.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx? sharepoint_doc_handler_url + accesstoken ...
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Creating a Categories term store to manage my Wiki Pages Vs creating multiple wikis sub-sites

I want to create a publishing site which have enterprise wiki to store and manage internal procedures for our company, so I find that there are two different approaches which I can follow to organize ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 on different domain

Does anybody know if it's possible to connect a SharePoint 2013 farm to an Office Web Apps farm that's on a separate domain? I tried to set it up using the steps documented in http://technet....
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted App Not Installing

I am encountering issues when I try to create a provider-hosted app for SharePoint 2013 from visual studio 2012. It launches fine from VS, but its never fully installs on SharePoint it gets stuck on "...
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Chrome font rendering issues

Basically, the issue lies with Chrome, as it will not render ttf fonts properly using antialiasing. A popular fix is to order the @font-face directive so that the svg-font is first. Only Chrome will ...
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Why does PreApplicationStartMethodAttribute() not work in SharePoint 2013?

In .NET 4(.5) there is this amazing Attribute: PreApplicationStartMethodAttribute, I want to use it in SharePoint 2013 so I don't have to edit the app_start method in the global.asax file directly. ...
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How to add the standard sharepoint list item context menu?

we have written a webpart that outputs titles of list items. We now want to add to each of those items the standard flyout menu (see the picture) below, but don't know how so far. Can you help us out ...
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How to change ControlMode of SharePoint:FormField control on postback (it changes only after the second postback)

I have a control in my ASPX file and a button to do postback: <SharePoint:FormField ID="MyID" runat="server" FieldName="Title" ControlMode="Edit"/> <asp:Button ID="MyButton" runat="server" ...
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Sort pages by comments (note board items) count

I'm using Note Board (SharePointPortalControls:SocialCommentControl) for comments implementation in my custom page layout which is assignet to each page in Pages library. How can I sort these pages by ...
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Are Display Form FieldControls used in 2013 Custom Field Types?

When using a Custom Field Type that has a Field Control (provided by FieldRenderingControl), it seems that the Field Control isn't used when rendering data on the Display Form if the SPField.JSLink is ...
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How to get communities of a SPUser

I need to know if there is any way to get from a SPUser the number of communities he is joined, I mean, not using the "What's happening" webpart. I want to build up a page with a Webpart that renders ...
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Has the search alert API in SharePoint 2013 changed from the 2010 and Preview 2013?

I previously developed a Visual web part to programmatic-ally create Search alerts based on the user input. I used a text box to capture the text and create a Query using the Keyword Query Class. Then ...
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Calendar Events not returning in Search

Items created in Event Calendar are not being returned in a site search. Is there something needed for this?
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Feature that activates Custom List Action

I need to create a feature with Visual Studio that creates a custom List Action that does something. Per example, sends an e-mail, change the site name, etc. To be more specific, I want to know how I ...
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Read current site/site collection term store navigation page URL in the code

Dev Environment: SharePoint 2013 On-premise We have a web part on the home page, where we are displaying the terms (reading from Term store navigation). We are doing this by hard coding the term ...
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Sharepoint 2013 CSOM C# - How to limit results of KeywordQuery to specific folder?

I am currently using Sharepoint 2013. I want to limit my results of the query to specific folder within my list. For example entering the oath for the QueryText field: keywordQuery.QueryText = "path:...
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Access Services - Sorry, something went wrong with adding the app

I am looking for any updates or further help with Access Services on SharePoint 2013. I have reviewed Access Services - can't get it working and I've installed everything FIVE TIMES. The ...
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Custom Callout menu display the document metadata , when item is opened

How to display all the metadata for a document in a callout menu ? I am looking to display all the metadata for a document when you click and open a list item call out option . By default , the ...
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Deleting Test-licenses from Office365

I have written a method that installs a test-license to my O365-SharePoint. It uses the following method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Utilities.Utility.ImportAppLicense() This works fine, but now I ...
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Sequential Workflow

Can we create approval, reject, task assignment workflow using share point hosted app in sequential workflow ? How to assign task to other person? how to activate approval and reject task process?
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InfoPath Getuserprofilebyname remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

We are facing an issue to connect the User Profile (Method GetUserProfilebyName) through SOAP Service. We are getting below error: The specified location does not exist or could not be opened. ...
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Get query rule name by GUID on the client

I'm using JSOM to iterate through search results on SharePoint 2013 search center. There is a top level object ResultTableCollection which contains one or more QueryGroup objects, which, in turn, ...