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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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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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Retrieve site collection quota and used storage from REST or JSOM

Is there a way to retrieve the amount of storage used and the quota limit for the Site Collection using the JSOM client or the REST web services?
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How to know SPUser.LoginName is System Account?

I am trying get the Modified By column value. And I want to check my PeoplePicker control contains the value same as the Modified By column value. I am stuck in the problem that Modified By ...
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How do I update a Hyperlink field using the REST API?

I have a SharePoint 2013 page that I want to make updates to a hyperlink field in a list. I'm calling the REST API using JavaScript + jQuery. My code (my hyperlink field is Timesheet_x0020_Page): ...
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can one use HTML5 tags in Sharepoint 2013 out-of-the-box

I want to know if i develop a visual web part, can i use html 5 tags in .ASCX file without adding any link to source or making changes to master page ?
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App Part iFrame width to 100%

I sucessfully created an App Part using a provider-hosted high trust App. The app uses bootstrap and has dynamic content to fit page size. The problem is that, when i publish the App/Web Part, the ...
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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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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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Implementing a simple bug tracking tool inside my SharePoint 2013

We have implemented a SharePoint 2013 web application , which contains two site collection; one community site & team site. Currently we have a custom software ready for testing . so I was ...
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How to make datepicker readonly from javascript?

Is there any possibility to hide Sharepoint 2013 datepicker by some javascript API method call?
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How to remove the shared with or email to everyone buttons

Is there a way to hide the "Shared with ..." or at least the user-names and emailaddresses from specific user groups? I'd like to hide at least the users which have access to a SP2013 site from 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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How SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works?

I want to understand how SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works. I tried to search it over web but I don't see any documentation that describe these models. Here is the list of ranking models ...
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Lowering Continuous Crawl time via PowerShell

I've been reading up on new SharePoint 2013 features, and continuous crawl plus the new Content Search Web Parts will do wonders for our SharePoint project. However, by default the Continuous Crawl is ...
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Fire JS function when people picker completes

Is there a way to trigger a JS function when a People picker completes and finds a user? I'm developing a SharePoint 2013 app using client side development pattern. Thanks for your suggestion Per, I ...
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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SharePoint Server 15 Wish List [closed]

SharePoint Server 2010 is a fantastic product! However, I'm sure you have some great ideas for v.Next. What features do you believe could be improved for SharePoint 15? One topic per answer please ...
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What are the most frequently accessed sharepoint 2013 databases?

Is it safe to assume user profile service application databases and app management service application database are the most frequently accessed SP 2013 database. I also read that these are the only ...
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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 User by loginname using powershell

We have the following script that was running on sharepoint 2010 where we had clasic windows authentication. When we moved to SP 2013, the authentication was changed to Claims. The following code ...
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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function ...
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Retrieve list items created by user based on login credentials

I'm developing a SP2013 office 365 app using the Sharepoint hosted option so working with JS. I'm allowing users to create new records in a list and also displaying that list of records that are ...
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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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How to share a document with everyone and have them immediately follow it?

we're very new to SP 2013 hence the basic question. We uploaded a small user guide for SP2013 and shared it with everyone. This means that anyone can download it, or the permissions are even greater ...
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How to get the state of the document whether it is locked or not in SP2013?

I have document library with workflow attached with it. There are metadata columns attached with the document library i.e. Test1 & Test2 I am modifying the value of the Test1 & Test2 in the ...
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Showing a modal dialog using html option in SP2013 seems broken

In SP2010 you could easily show a dialog using a DOM node with something like this: var test = "<div id='correspondence'>" + result + "</div>"; $('body').append(test); ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Dispose in linq

I'm wondering if this needs to be disposed or if it's a bad method to get the title of a web. var currentWebApp = SPContext.Current.Site.WebApplication; IEnumerable<SPSite> allTeamSites = ...
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What Solution (sandboxed and farm) should be select= Farm Solutions

What context, advantage and disadvantage should I be aware of in my mind when I gonna select farm or sandboxed solution?
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When a CQWP returns no results, zones are shifted

On my main landing page of SharePoint, I'm using a few CQWPs and the Blank Web Parts Page layout. One will show your upcoming tasks, one will show the projects you're a member or lead of, etc. I have ...
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Problem when migrating SP2010 solution with WCF service to SP2013

I have a VS2010 solution that has a few projects inside. One of them is a Sharepoint 2010 project that contains a WCF service generated from the CKS template. I needed to migrate this solution to ...
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When will be the developer certifications for SharePoint 2013 available?

Currently i'm doing my exams for the MCSE here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx#fbid=EV6rgUyFq8c My question is: When will be the certifications ready for ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 apps run in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

I apologize in advance if this is a silly question, but I'm new to SharePoint, don't fully understand the concept of SharePoint apps and was asked to investigate this. I've been told that SharePoint ...
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SharePoint-Hosted Apps and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft's current emphasis is for us to "stay out of the GAC" and create Apps for SharePoint that clean up after themselves if uninstalled. I understand this and even agree with their suggestion ...
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SharePoint feature deployment and scope via PowerShell

We use SP2013 and PowerShell to deploy wsps. When installing the wsp via PowerShell: CASE 1: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath $path install-spsolution -Identity $solution -GACDeployment Above ...
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Azure worker roles on premises equivalen or timer job for apps?

During the last weeks Microsoft release the AMS package with some videos from Vesa Juvonen and a lot of code samples with some good documentation. In one of those documents they try to map FTS ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.” if using AD Security Groups directly

It's possible to use Sharepoint2013 by permitting a user directly on the site. I can either put it into a SharePoint group or give it the appropriate permissions directly. But if I add a AD security ...
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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
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Using Sharepoint client API to upload file as attachment in javascript

is there a way to upload file as attachment while using JavaScript client object model in sharepoint 2013? Or using web service in the middle is required? I cannot use FileAPI from HTML5. Thank you ...
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Changing style of top bar

I'm trying to brand the ribbon/title bar of a site but cannot find options outside of the default themes provided. Was this removed in 2013?
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TFS2012 build server for both SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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Identify List Template (stp) from SPList Object

I have custom list templates (stp) based on Generic List template. I have created several lists using stp files. How can I identify from which list template (STP file) the List was created. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Fixed-Width Master or Fixed-Width Page-Layout or both?

I'm planning a Site and I know the default landing page needs to be a fixed width. I've also seen the awful things fixed-width does to Lists and Libraries (A List with too many columns looks ...
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Where to store dynamic connection string in provider-hosted app?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 provider-hosted app that gets installed (along with a custom WCF Sharepoint-hosted service) using a powershell script. This script also creates a SQL Server database that the ...
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 3.0 Server 2012 R2

I've been trying to get ADFS 3.0 on Server 2012 R2 working with SharePoint 2013. I followed http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh305235.aspx exactly, from start to finish, but I'm running into ...
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Is it possible to programmatically enable ratings for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to programmatically enable "Likes" (ratings) for a list in a SharePoint 2013 solution (object model or CSOM), but have not found any public methods available that support enabling ratings ...
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How long does Upgrade-SPSite takes to upgrade a site collection?

I am testing upgrade of a site collection to SharePoint 2013. The size of the content database is 225 GB. It has only one site collection. This is a double hop upgrade. I have upgraded SP2007 ...