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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 ...
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Get List from App Web on App installing event receiver

I am creating a SharePoint app which is provider hosted app. I have added some list in my Solution. (Ex. Solution -> Right Click -> Add New Item -> List). Now I want to insert some data in those ...
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Identify where a taxonomy term is being used

Is there a way to identify where a particular piece of metadata in the term store is being used on a particular site and in how many instances it is used. So the user has a need to identify whether a ...
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Error when entering search center for some users

I recently encountered an issue: when entering our Search center logged in as a user with alternate language set, I receive the following error message: "Literal content (' ') is not allowed ...
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Search syntax to get Tasks assigned to user, but by ID

I'm current working on a webpart which uses the search engine to get all crawled tasks and return the ones assigned to the currently logged in user. I'm using the field AssignedTo where I give the ...
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Minimal access required to add a new Event Receiver

I created an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2013 (with elevated rights). When I try to add a new Event Receiver, i get the following error: SharePoint Connection Error Cannot ...
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Lookup calculated field from a choice field in a document repository

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that contains a choice field [Released to User]. What I would like to do is use that field to filter documents in a document repository i.e. show me documents released to ...
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infopath 2013 permission error

I have a few new computers ( not users) running windows 8.1 and InfoPath 2013. when they try to open a document they get " you do not have permission to open this document or the document is opened by ...
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No windows identity for DOMAIN\USER

In my SharePoint 2013 environment (1 WFE, 1 APP, NTLM, Nintex Workflow, Claims to Windows NT Token Service (c2WTS) is standard with local system) are lots of (Every seconds a few) claims ...
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AD LDS group auto completion

i have problem with people picker with AD LDS with SharePoint 2013 The people picker does not search partial inputs (auto-completion) on the groups that i created in the AD LDS. However, it works ...
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Initiation Form Error - Length of property is limited

I am really hoping that someone here either has run into this issue, or has a suggestion for me. I created a workflow to simply create a link to a document in a separate list when it is uploaded into ...
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Real World Capacity Planning in Sharepoint 2013

I have possibly gone through all the available articles published. But still not convinced. I am trying to do capacity planning for our company. around 2000 employees will use SharePoint 2013 ...
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Office 2013 OneDrive Location

When a user creates a document in Word/Excel 2013 is there a way to change the location of the OneDrive option to my On-Prem SharePoint site? Additionally, is there a way to add my SharePoint 2013 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search results webpart : Show only exact match

I am trying to use OOTB Search results webpart and trying to configure it such that whenever user types in any keyword, the search should only return results where that full keyword is exactly ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Disaster Recovery Certificate problem

We want to restore a backup of our productive Sharepoint 2013 environment with all currently running Workflows on a new Sharepoint server. We found these manuals for ‘Workflow Manager Disaster ...
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ClientPeoplePicker problem on Chrome

I have a custom edit form as _layouts aspx page, on it I have ClientPeoplePicker control. I set control value in code behind using InitialUserAccounts property. The problem is that on Chrome control ...
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Make users accept a policy before they can use the solution - SharePoint - REST

First time a user logon to the system they should get a "policy" that they should accept. Without the accept on the policy they cannot use the solution! I've created a custom user property on every ...
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2013 Advanced Search Page Lost Scope Picker

I'm doing an upgrade from 2010 to 2013 and have found that the ability to put a scope selector on the advanced search page is no longer present. This is a strict requirement so I need to find a way ...
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Metadata column in list with custom contenttype is not “linked” to termset

I have built a little solution (c#), which creates a SiteColumn (TaxonomyField), ensures that the DefaultTermStore has the group and termset I want to link to, creates a ContentType which uses that ...
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New-SMBShare : No mapping between account names and security IDs was done

I am creating Shared folder and want to set permissions on it with SharePoint farm account and App_Pool Account as below: $FullAccessAccounts = "domain\farm,domain\app_pool" $ReadAccount = ...
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Creation of dynamic site collection and sub-sites

We are having an enterprise system where organization wide operations are maintained. Recently we decided to provide collaboration features for each operation maintained in the system using SharePoint ...
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Workflows emailing everyone except certain users

I have an issue where our workflows will email to me and the person developing the workflows, but it will not send to someone in our legal department. Where would I start looking for logs on the ...
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Need to list Search Refiner by Month in date/time field

Large Repository of documents that contain reports by type, subtype, year, month. Page rendered using CSWP - Managed all in search refiners BUT cannot change the order of the months in friendly order ...
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Term driven pages not working when term is more than one word

I am using term driven pages in my Enterprise wiki site and have connected the target page. In the page template I am using the Content Search web part to display items in the wiki site that use the ...
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Combining Similar Lists from Different Sites in One List

is it possible to combine similar lists from different sites in one list so that I can be able to export them as Data Feed and use it in PowerPivot? for example I want to combine Report lists that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Solution - Adding / Importing site pages into an existing solution

I have an existing Visual Studio solution containing web parts etc. I want to add a set of site pages to the solution, that will be deployed to the 'SitePages' folder of a site collection, when the ...
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Set value in web property bag using REST API

I am trying to manage web properties from property bag using REST API. It is pretty straightforward how to get the values var url = "https://site.sharepoint.com/_api/web/allProperties"; $.ajax({ ...
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WCF endpoints in SharePoint web.config

I have a SharePoint site that makes calls to a public web API (Melissa Data) using a WCF client. I have the endpoints configured in the web.config like so: <system.serviceModel> ...
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Creating/Updating Folder failing for asynchronous client calls on Update

I am using CSOM to create folders and upload files on a Sharepoint 2013 document Library. I am creating folders and subfolders inside them by calling the code below in a loop and trying to set their ...
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Pre-selected Refiners

I have a Search Center set up with a number of refiners. One of the refiners for the items returned identifies whether a document is considered archived or not. It is required that a user can search ...
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SP url - Problem with alias

I have a problem when using an alias to access my Sharepoint (2013) site through code. I want to retrieve a document from a SharePoint library. In my browser address bar I can type either : ...
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Options for caching client-side requests?

Does Sharepoint 2013 offer any options for caching certain client-side requests for different clients (like ASP.NET cache)? I'm already using localStorage, but that only caches data for a single ...
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Where and for what does Sharepoint use x-sharepoint-uc objects?

As an example, in calendar view pop-ups, the following object is added to the DOM by Sharepoint: <object id="application/x-sharepoint-uc" type="application/x-sharepoint-uc" width="0" height="0" ...
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2013 workflow multiple value managed metadata

I've got a 2013 workflow that looks up a value in another list based upon the value in a managed metadata column. It was based on this discussion. And it is working if the column is restricted to one ...
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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM? Thanks in advance.
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How to get a file's very top parent folder in SharePoint 2013 document library?

If there is a file in a document library in this structure: Document Library -DocumentSet --Folder1 ---Folder2 ----File How do I get the reference to DocumentSet from the file with server side ...
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How to stop “Site Members” group modifying Quick Launch or Top Nav in SharePoint 2013

With the standard groups and permission levels how do you stop "Site Members" modifying the Quick Launch or Top link bar in SharePoint 2013 (This related post answers the question for 2007 and 2010, ...
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How do you migrate a site page from 2010 to 2013?

I'm migrating an entire site from SP2010 to SP2013, but naturally the Site Pages are going to be broken because the page layouts are invalid. I tried detaching the page from the layout in designer ...
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Files stopped writing to BLOB store

I configured RBS for SharePoint 2013, and it was functioning as expected. After changing the minimum file size, files stopped writing to the blob store. Logs on both the WFE, and SQL have been ...
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Disable datasheet/Quick Edit mode in SP 2013 on all views but one

Is there a proper way to do this in SP 2013? In 2010, you could just create your datasheet view and then click "disable editing in datasheet view" to prevent regular views from being converted. An ...
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CQWP : slider rendering two images per item

I'm coming up with a huuuuge subject : rendering an image Slider in a CQWP (SP2013, but Standard Edition, so no CSWP) So, i'm trying to create my "HomePage Slider" item template. I'm using FlexSlider ...
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Add a new server to a farm, product key

I can't manage to find anything about this topic, but when you are about to add a new SharePoint server to a existing farm, must the server be installed with the same product key as the other servers ...
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How to fetch Linkedin Post in sharepoint site

I am trying to get Linkedin post in my sharepoint site. For this is there any app available in sharepoint 2013 or i need to use api ..please share step by step process. It will be helpful. Thanks ...
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in Sharepoint, how do I get around the error “ Sys.WebForms.PageRequestManagerServerErrorException: Invalid postback or callback argument.”

I am working with a sharepoint server 2013 installation, which is comprised of a number of webparts, built with VS 2013. The webpart I am currently working with is meant to manage address changes for ...
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SharePoint 2013: Custom result source not showing up in the webservice method GetPortalSearchInfo result

I have created my own result source which should be used during the search at some point (via webservice and using the method Query). Settings I used when creating this result source are: - Protocol ...
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How to add Summary Links WP in page Layout in SP2013 Standard?

I'm coming to an issue : I want to create a page layout whith a Summary Links Webpart. I went to the design Manager I chose my layout I get the Snippet Gallery I get the Summary Links WP code I ...
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Transform list item in Create New Item workflow

I have a workflow that creates a new list item in List B when a new item is added to Liast A. I use a simple Create Item in ____ (Output to Variable: Create) workflow. I want to change the value of ...
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Web API / SharePoint

In an attempt to abstract the process of accessing SharePoint data, I would like to create a Web API application that can run server-side code (think, SP objects). What are some best practices for ...
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Hosted App Out of box - No CSS?

Setup environment following this article, http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/UploadFile/22da8c/set-up-app-environment-in-sharepoint-2013-part-1/ Please note i delete an older zone in dns which i created ...
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Handle individual permissions for users in SharePoint hosted app

How can developer handle individual's permissions on SharePoint hosted app? Let's says we have a document library and each user can only see there own documents. Not other users documents.