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What's wrong with the manual refresh web part option?

I have a task list in SharePoint 2013 that I have enabled the AJAX manual refresh button for. This option can be found by editing the list web part, then going to AJAX options and then ticking "Show ...
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SP2013 - Randomly getting an error while clicking on the ellipsis of a document in a Document Library

I have a standard out-of-the-box Document Library. Versioning and checking are enabled. There are a few extra columns added to the library. There is this a weird random behavior when clicking on the ...
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How to show a date in Arabic format?

I have a list which contain a column, "Modified", which contain date and time of an item in the list. When I display that list in my Arabic site then the date is displayed in English format, such ...
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Read custom properties of term with webservice

I need to get the custom properties of a term through Nintex. Since it isn't possible to get this with the 3rd party tool, I thought about a connection to a webservice (this is allowed) So my question ...
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Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
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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;" ...
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Failed to apply XSLT to the content

I am using "XML Viewer" webpart to display some data from another website. I have applied XSL on it and it works fine on my VM. But when I moved the site to development server, it showed error message ...
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How to maintain line breaks within a 2013 multi-line task field after datasheet edit

We use datasheets to edit multi-line task lists. Since being migrated to Sharepoint 2013 the new datasheet view doesn't allow us to maintain line breaks after we stop editing the datasheet. Can anyone ...
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Getting survey list settings (questions, possible answers) via REST

I need to custom render the survey on the client side so I need to be able to get it's settings via a REST (or web service) call. I tried calling Web/Lists(listguid)/Fields and I get all the fields ...
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Content hub site policy not deleting or making sites read only

In our Sharepoint 2013 POC environment I have created a content hub site and setup a site policy to test deletions of sites. The policy has definetly been subscribed by the test site and it shows ...
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SP2013 Community Site - adding custom content to home page

I'm probably missing something basic, but I'm trying to add new user control based content to the Community Home.aspx page within a Community Site. How is that done? I've tried editing the page in my ...
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executeAsync strange behavior - sharepoint rest services

I'm using Sharepoint Rest services to update List Items. To do the update, I'm using the function executeAsync from the SP.RequestExecutor object. The code was working fine, but while I was testing it ...
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SP2013 TagProfile.aspx Related Tags display TagID not TagTerm

Clicking a tag from the tagcloud webpart takes user to a page called tagprofile.aspx which displays content that has been tagged with a particular tag. Underneath the links, related tags should be ...
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Site Assets library suddenly disappeared

In a specific site collection I lost a Site Assets library. I don't know what happened, the library just disappeared. In fact, SharePoint doesn't allow me to recreate a library with this same name, so ...
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After converting 2010 feature to 2013, members with Contribute get AccessDenied

After converting all of our 2010 features to SharePoint 2013, I have found that if a user with the Contribute permissions level tries to access the site, they get redirected to AccessDenied.aspx. We ...
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List Permissions in SharePoint 2013

I am having some issues with what seems to be basic permissions. I've checked everything I can think of, but can't seem to make it work as desired. When the user from my SQL user database is ...
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Management of two content types in same list through access

I have 2 content types in the same list. Some fields are in 1st content type, some in the second and some are shared. I defined a default content type. When i open with access and try to enter a line ...
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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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Managed Property name from site column name

Is there a function of SharePoint API that gets as input a name of a site column and returns the name of the corresponding ManagedProperty?
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Is there a way to change the hyperlink column to allow for non-http?

I have a client that has a Links page in SharePoint 2013. On the page is a column called URL that is set as a hyperlink column, but they want the column to accept pw://example.com/... instead of just ...
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Creation of a SharePoint User Adoption Guide

I have been given the task of creating a basic introduction to SharePoint 2013 User Adoption Guide. It is to be aimed at enterprise and not IT Pros. I have had no previous experience of SharePoint and ...
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How to Attach Master Page into A New ASPX / HTML Page

I'm using Sharepoint Designer 2013 and I want to make a new page using either in ASPX or HTML. So, I did make a new ASPX page called test_1.aspx, and I typed only <h1>Helloooo</h1> just ...
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SharePoint 2013 Automatically translate new / modified documents in a document library

Is it possible to configure the machine translation service to have the word documents automatically translated to desired languages as they are added to the specified document library? If yes, is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Community - How are they not integrated into the Newsfeed?

Yes, Yammer will replace social stuff with SharePoint Online. I still want to get the Communities to work the way they are supposed to work and right now they seem buggy / not useful. Suppose we have ...
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Multiple-select columns converted from 2007 error in 2013 SharePoint Views

Issue - Choice columns with Allow Multiple, created in 2007 SP have been converted to 2013 SP. 2013 Views that use these columns return the following error •Attempted to use an object that has ...
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Is it possible to programmatically add page items to Enterprise Wiki using CSOM or REST?

Like a lot of us I'm green when it comes to SharePoint development. I've been tasked with moving MediaWiki content over to a SharePoint Enterprise wiki. At this time I do not have access to the server ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST API - Shared Documents / Author Info In one Call?

We are in the process of integrating from Sharepoint 2007 to Sharepoint 2013. We have a java based application using Sharepoint 2007 SOAP based webservices. In Sharepoint 2013 we are using the REST ...
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NullReferenceException: Task List, RelatedItems and New Item Forms

I started trying to make myself a custom New Item form for a OOTB task list in SharePoint Server 2013 with the latest CU's. I found that if my DataFormWebPart had the RelatedItems field present and ...
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Metadata Navigation Tree will redirect to a document library instead of to a Wiki Library

I have added the following to my EnterpriseWiki.aspx page layout:- <asp:Content id="Content1" runat="server" contentplaceholderid="PlaceHolderLeftActions"> <wssuc:MetadataNavTree id="mdnt" ...
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SP2103 Excel-Services Freeze Panes / Headers

Do anyone know a simple solution to freezing the headers in an Excel file that is published on a SharePoint 2013 portal.
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How I can edit my enterprise wiki custom page layout template to include MetadataNavTree.ascx control

I have define a metadata navigation based on term store, but the navigation tree show up for one time only and then it disappear. and this seems to be a common problem when defining metadata ...
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Send email after creating New Item in External List

I am using SP 2013 and I have an external list. But when I created a new item, I want to send e-mail to the specific people. Workflow is disabled for external lists. So can we create a new method in ...
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What is SPSite.OutgoingEmailAddress used for?

Does anyone know what the SPSite.OutgoingEmailAddress property is used for? By default it is set to the same value as the WebApplication.OutboundMailSenderAddress. However, I can update it via ...
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Is it unsafe/inefficient to create ClientContext within repository methods (SP 2013)?

I'm doing the backend for a new .NET to Sharepoint integration and I would like to hide Sharepoint Implementation details from my team. In this example ...
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The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available.

I have created a Enterprise Wiki site collection , then i tried to define a tem store for it, but when i go to ---> Site Settings----> Term Store Managemnt. i got the following error:- The Managed ...
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Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2013 Online Not working anymore

I'm trying to connect an application (desktop application) to SharePoint 2013 sites. I have a client webservice, the issue is Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2013 does not work: ...
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How to Get aggregated reports at web application level in sharepoint 2013

As we have different reports at sit and site collection level like audit and search related. How I can get reports at web application level. What if I need number of hits at site collection level and ...
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How to create object of type SP.ListItemFormUpdateValue

How can i instantiate object of type SP.ListItemFormUpdateValue and initialize it to a List field so i can read the field values on client side? If this is not posible, how can i read a value in a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Suddenly Going Slow

I currently have a test SharePoint 2013 install setup on a VM, the specs of the VM are very modest (8GB RAM, Dual Core Xeon, linked to SQL 2012 on another server) and it has been working fine as far ...
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Which installation option I should use for SQL server 2008 to work with SharePoint 2013

I want to prepare a development environment for SharePoint 2013, so I want to know which SQL server option I should use from the SQL server 2008 installation center , the available options are:- 1.New ...
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Deploying Sharepoint 2010 solutions to sharepoint 2013 giving me error

does anyone have any suggestions where to look for guides when deploying sp 2010 solutions to 2013, I've tried everything and keep gettin the error : Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS ...
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ViewState Timing Issues with SharePoint 2013 & ListView plus DataPager

Good morning! I'm porting an existing custom 2010 webpart containing a ListView and a DataPager to 2013 and seeing some weirdness with the DataPager and I believe the cause is associated with the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search display template hover panel

I have a task in which I have to customize the search display template for webpage ,am which I did successfully by copying webpage template and modifying it .by the way I am using search result ...
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Can content by search webpart be used instead of search result webpart

can we use content by search web part instead of search result web part if yes , how can we connect it with the search box web part as pass the search query to it!!
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SharePoint 2013 Migration - Home Page Style Unusable

I have a WSS 3.0 environment that we are migrating to SP2013 and the upgrade went as planned (and somewhat expected). We have a few sites that were apparently customized when it was WSS 2.0 and I am ...
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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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Search - will it index apps, iframes, for example for People Search?

Just to check. With the app model, does the indexer/crawler correctly index client-side generated data as well as looking in iframes? The recommended way forward from MS seems to be to use those two ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Contact integration with Outlook

We're trying to move away from the whole public folders thing...we have a fair few contacts in these folders at the moment however (about 5000). I have connected my contact list to Outlook and copied ...
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How to get a client context for App in provider-hosted Apps?

I use a provider hosted Apps, so need to work with an App Web and Lists. Could anybody provide a code snippet to get ClientContext() of the App? Can I do something like this? Uri appWeb = new ...
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SharePoint-hosted app, with edit mode to update its own properties

I'm using the editMode parameter to detect and display a simple web part admin UI. When the admin clicks a particular button, I want to use CSOM to update the web part's properties for the page it is ...