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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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Updating a Property w/ 2013 REST Api

I have a SharePoint Hosted App that is successfully able to add Read and Create files on the Host site (using the REST API and SP.RequestExecutor). Now I am trying to figure out how to update ...
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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Statistics on Sharepoint, what is the best practice?

I need to know who visits a site collection and I was looking for a way to get information about the visitors such as: user, ip, etc. I thought to use Google Analytics, but there's no way to registry ...
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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SP 2013 REST API How to get Approval Status for Version History items

This is how SP presents Version History: I use this URL to get file history: http://portal:34798/Documents/_api/Web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/Documents/Documents/Tests/Tests_TextFile.txt')/...
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Subsite not inheriting master page from parent until manual intervention

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site collection that has a custom master page for look and feel. I created a site template (also a publishing site) that inherits the master page from the parent. ...
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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 ...
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Edit Links commands are not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu in SharePoint 2013

I have сreated custom site definition for SharePoint 2013, but for some reasons Edit Links command is not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu. These commands available by default if I ...
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Displaying user profile image using JSOM - broken image link in IE

I have written the following code to get the user profile image and display on my master page header. Everything is working fine with Chrome but in IE I get a broken image link where i should be ...
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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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Paging using REST/OData with SP 2013

I'm trying to do paging on a document library (also trying this on a list) with SP 2013 using REST/OData but I can't seem to get the skipping of items working. Here are some examples of URLs that I'm ...
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Remove “+Add” from Calendar View Web Part

I have a Calendar View web part that I've placed in a SharePoint page. Right now it looks like this: I want to prevent the user from editing the list from here--I have an app that will take care of ...
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Parts and Apps

Does SharePoint 2013 support Web Parts or only new Apps?
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When will be the next SharePoint version coming?

I can't wait for a better version of SharePoint. I heard that the next version is SharePoint 2012 but now we have reach year 2012 but yet not receive any news on the beta version or even alpha version ...
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Disable “Quick edit” for list

How do I disable this function from XML? Anywhere in Content Type or List Definition or List Instance?
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Listview threshold

I have a webpart that shows the task list, and has more than 5000 items, the list view threshold is 5000 items. However, when I checked the view used in the webpart, it says return items in batches ...
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Is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App?

Other than the initial setup steps is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App? Can you do anything in one and not the other? If you create one type of app could it ...
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what are the differences between JSLINK and Client Side rendering in SharePoint Server 2013

I have read many articles about client side rendering & JSLINKs but i am unable to differentiate between these two topics. now I have used JSLINK to implement 2 things inside my SharePoint server:-...
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Using CEWP for HTML/JS/CSS in SP2013, Why Not?

I have read that you need to use Script Editor WP instead of CEWP when embedding JavaScript into a page rather than using a Content Editor WP. In testing, it seems that CEWP works fine with HTML/JS/...
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Is there a hack to installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 8?

Apparently SharePoint 2013 is not officially supported on Windows 8 (which does not make sense to me). And, just like the Vista hack for WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 I am looking for a hack to install ...
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How to display more than three views in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way to display more than 3 views in OOTB SharePoint list or library.
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How can I add a site title refiner?

We have hundreds of subsites, one for each project. Inside each subsite, different document libraries and content types. Sometimes when searching, we get matches from different subsites. How can I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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rollback a deployed wsp solution in sharepoint

I have published a solution and deployed it. Add-SPSolution “C:\Users\Admin\Documents\LeaveManagementPortal.wsp" Install-SPSolution –identity "LeaveManagementPortal.wsp" -GACDeployment This ...
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Should “Search Query and Site Settings Service” run on all servers in a SP2013 farm?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 farm of 6 servers configured like this: SQL Server (Clustered) SQL Server (Clustered) Front End (Load balanced) Front End (Load balanced) Search Query, Central Admin, some ...
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retrieving subsites from parent web using REST

I am trying to get all subsites from a parent web using REST API. I tried following query which shows "The page cannot be found". mysite/_api/web/parentWeb/webs
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Placing the search box in the header

I am working with a company that has supplied the branding I am using to create my master page. I have successfully imported and converted this with most of my content appearing in the <div ...
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SharePoint showing different time zone

I have created a SharePoint application which has a specific time zone. The Windows server where SQL Server and SharePoint are installed are using same time zone. When I create a new item in list in ...
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Search processes consuming a lot of memory

I am currently monitoring the memory usage of a newly installed Sharepoint Server. Since the server is new it only has 5 active users and 2 libraries with 5 documents. The server has only Sharepoint ...
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how to checkin all checked out files via powershell?

We have in our environment installed Gary LaPointe powershell cmdlets and I found this script Get-SPCheckedOutFiles which returns all checkedout files, now I need to forcely check them in, not ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Get a users Name from their ID

As part of my Sharepoint hosted App i am using a list which contains a Person or Group. I am getting the ID of the person by using the following. var ApproverID = currentItem.get_fieldValues()["...
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How can I get the URL of a Pages List with REST API?

My question is very simple. I would like to display the recent top 10 news with the REST API in Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the following query: http://my-server/my-news/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('...
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Best way to make a global navigation over multiple sitecollections

I'm searching for an easy way to make a navigation over multiple Site-Navigations: SC1 Home - SC1 Page1 - SC1 Page2 - SC1 Page3 SC2 Home - SC2 Page1 - SC2 Page2 I have tried the ...
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Unable to STOP microsoft sharepoint foundation web application service

I have a multi server farm and I want to stop "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service" in all the other servers except Web Front End server. When i tried stopping this service it ...
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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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Start Workflow after adding new document to documents library OOTB?

I want to start a Workflow after a adding new document to an document library in SharePoint 2013 OOTB. Is this possible? If yes, how?
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What is the relation between Friendly URL and Managed Navigation?

I have created a new site collection of type Enterprise wiki. And I cannot understand the following default navigation setting: I mean why I need to use managed navigation to get friendly URLS ? ...
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Can I use $expand to get Managed Metadata column values?

I want to get a list, using REST, which include Managed Metadata columns. Currently I get a TermGuid for these columns, which I then have to do more work on to get their actual default values. Is ...
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How to access user profile with object model

I need to fetch some properties. How can I access User Profile with Client Object Model? Any code example will be helpful.
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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Unable to find Event Receiver template in Visual Studio 2012

This would probably be right under my nose but I am having a hard time finding it. I am trying to create an event receiver in Visual Studio 2012. From this video in YouTube I gather that in Visual ...
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How to programatically determine if 2013 running in '14 compatibility mode' (SP 2010)

How can you programmatically determine if a site collection is running in '14 compatibility mode' (so it looks like SharePoint 2010)?
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“Add an App” on publishing site is eternally “loading”

I have successfully added a provider hosted app to the app catalog. However, when I go to the main site, then go to the "gear" icon, and select "Add an app", it gets stuck at "Loading" forever. If I ...
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My Sites and Host Named Site Collections

I want to go with the new recommendations for SP2013 to use one web application for the SharePoint farm. The full article is here on MSDN: Host-named site collection architecture and deployment (...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Can I use Visual Studio 2012 express edition for web-parts and app parts?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I want to develop the app and web parts using visual studio 2012 express edition. Can I use vs 2012 express edition to create app and web parts for SharePoint 2013? Can ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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Get List Template ID JavaScript

I have some code that returns all of the lists in my site however I need to only get lists that are using the discussion board template and I have hit a stumbling block with this. I currently have ...