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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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List event receivers not triggered after quick editing/grid editing

I have a custom Sharepoint 2013 list with event receivers attached to it (adding, updating, deleting). However, it looks like the event receivers are not triggered when the user is adding/editing in ...
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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 ...
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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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How does SharePoints Information Management Policy delete items?

Stumbled across some deadlocks in one of our content databases that i could track down to some workflows wrecking havoc in a site collection by creating over a million of list items in multiple ...
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Using an XsltListViewWebPart in a Page Layout, pointing to a relatively located list

I am trying to create a page layout with an XsltListViewWebPart that, no matter what site collection or subsite you're on, so long as that web has a list with that name, it will use it. At the ...
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Filter List View on publishing page by current navigation term?

I'm currently trying to create a mostly dynamic intranet site using managed metadata navigation and a couple carefully designed lists & libraries. I successfully created a custom page layout, ...
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Opening documents redirecting to search after changing DNS

Open documents is not working correctly any more after changing the DNS settings and configure the alternate access settings. All documents (from before this change) in my library are (suddenly) ...
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How to access subsite's groups with sitecollection context?

I have two sub-sites in my sharepoint site,SampleSite1 and SampleSite2 under Sitecollection called MainSite. http://xyz.sharepoint.com/sites/MainSite/ - SiteUrl ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow issues after migration to 2013

I have an issue which has come up after I had a site in my companies environment migrated to SharePoint 2013 via the database attach method. I was not part of the migration at all from the technical ...
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SPField_FormDisplay_Default is not defined

I have set JSLink to a field (LinkFilename) that required to return default rendering in some context. I implementation according PnP/ReadOnlySPControls.js, and use SPField_FormDisplay_Default to ...
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view health reports in sharepoint 2013

in sharepoint 2013 why view health reports showing only slowest pages in http://xxx/_admin/HealthReport.aspx in this sharepoint farm it configured usage and health data collection service and enabled ...
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Sharepoint password email redirectory

My organisation works in a direct sync environment so all our Microsoft products are linked via one account. Whenever a user clicks "forgot password" an email will be sent to the helpdesk and they ...
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Collection has not been initialized(async)

I am trying to create with search(display templates). To return a list with only the followers. The following error is throwing when running: "Error: The collection has not been initialized. It ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Add-in - JSOM - Create SharePoint Group

I am trying to create a SharePoint Group in a SharePoint Add-in, which has Full Control over the site collection, using JSOM. Here is my code: function createGroup(groupName) { var ...
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How do I prevent clicking in-page links from pushing up the suite bar in Firefox in SharePoint 2013?

In Firefox, when I click a link in a page that points to an anchor in the same page, it takes me to the appropriate section of the page, but then it also pushes half of the top/suite bar offscreen. ...
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ListItem values changed when creating subsite from template

I have a problem where i have a template generated through "save site as template". With this template I want to create a subsite to a sitecollection. All is fine to the point when I look a list in ...
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Issues with Single Farm, Multiple Web Applications and Workflows for FBA Users

General Info We have three Web Applications on a single SharePoint Farm. Each Web Application has its own FBA (SqlProvider) Database, ConnectionString, Membership and Role Providers with distinct ...
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Refiners based on managed properties

I had a situation before where I could link meta data / site columns with managed properties to use is as a refiner in my search center. I created the search center subsite under the root site ...
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Copy element action

I am currently trying to implement a custom workflow where one can copy a list item in sharepoint 2013. This is what I did to achieve this: add a custom workflow ("copy list element") workflow ...
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Enabling incoming email on an announcement list, some fields cannot be edited with quick edit grid

I have configured an incoming email for an announcement list, which automatically adds the following fields to the announcement list content type:- now i added these fields to my list view, but i ...
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SharePoint Search Results Does not Show Some documents

We have a problem as follows: 1) When we search for a particular document on a search center page, we get some results, but the document we are searching for is missing. 2) But when we perform the ...
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Business Data Connectivity entity namespace purpose

I've noticed that my BDC's entity namespace is a SharePoint website url. I have recently imported successfully our BDC during a SharePoint migration, and the namespace remains the same on the new ...
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Populate List Data based on selection in InfoPath form on load

I have a subsite named HR. Whenever HR Office goes to this site they should be able to see the requests for their approvals in a task list. I want to select any request from SharePoint task list and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Warm up script for Claims Provider

I tried this blog but I get and error with "Invoke-WebRequest : Invalid Uri. The host name could not be parsed." Can anybody help me resolve this issue?
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How to edit ribbon button tooltip

There is a custom ribbon button MyButton declared inside feature and deployed on site. Now I need to change it's tooltip value in some cases: Button enabled: Some text Button disabled and there is ...
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Which library do I have to include to use SPListItem in VBA?

I want to read and modifiy SharePoint Lists with VBA from within Microsoft Excel 2013. Unfortunately I can not find which library I have to include to use those commands like described here: ...
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Target _blank added to anchors in Enhanced rich text column

I have a SP List with an Enhanced rich text column whose purpose is to store HTML content which is then used to create the global navigation. The problem is that target="_blank" is added to every ...
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Smooth scrolling with anchors on Sharepoint site

I have a SharePoint 2013 site which I am trying to include smooth scrolling using jQuery. There is a menu which becomes sticky after scrolling past, and each menu item should highlight as it goes ...
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Getting User Information with Add-In-Only-Authentication

I need to write a SharePoint Add-In (provider-hosted, CSOM) that has the permission to write entries in the hosts' SharePoint-List even if the user has no permission to do that. That's why I want to ...
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Site Owner \ Site members managed property has no Crawled Properties

Anyone have a solution for getting the site owner details in search? Also why the Site Owner and Site members managed property has no Crawled Properties associated with it.
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REST API SharePoint 2013 Document Upload

I'm working an on prem SharePoint site which I want to upload a document to it from a website. I can open up the IP from the site to allow for traffic. The site is built in PHP so I would like to use ...
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Syncing Multiple Calendar Views

I have a page with multiple calendars. Is there a way to synchronise the view of all those calendars, so that for example moving to the next month on one of them also moves to the next month of all ...
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why SPFieldUserValue is null

When I am trying to iterate SPFieldUserValueCollection I am not getting SPFieldUserValue value. But it is going to if condition and saying value is null. If convert field to MultipleAllowed= No and ...
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Subsetting production data towards virtual lab

We are currently thinking of setting up a virtual lab, which is essentially an isolated virtual network with an exact copy of all production components. By using specific port mappings one can access ...
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Using business intelligence to generate reports

We have a custom database and some web application for our clients, I will develop a interface for them to generate report(s). They will have options to select -- which will in result query a single ...
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Need help with SharePoint

Two times a day, a SharePoint snapshot starts up. - In the SQL Server Log this message appears; 12/31/2015 9:11:45AM Starting up database 'WSS_INTRANET_AZDOA_GOV_20151231_161138_1989585'. When ...
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JSOM: Can we query Renditions?

Can we use Javascript Object Model to query site renditions available in SharePoint 2013? If yes, I couldn't find an example how..
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Inflated query count in OOB query reports

I am relatively new to SharePoint and am analyzing the search reports for our new enterprise search solution. I am noticing that the query counts appear to be inflated. A query is counted once for ...
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Need a Choice column in a custom list for selecting “Language”

I have a custom list in SP2013 subsite and I need a choice column for selecting the language type i.e. English,French,Spanish etc and this selection of language should change the language that is to ...