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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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SharePoint 2013: Filter search results to only display content that I'm following

Is it possible to filter my search results in sharepoint 2013 to only return items that a user is following (sites, documents, etc). Thanks
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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 ...
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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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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 ...