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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 = ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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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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Is data Inside SharePoint Hosted App searchable?

If I develop a SharePoint Hosted app which creates several lists inside the App Web, is that list data exposed to SharePoint's search engine? In other words, will I be able to perform search on data ...
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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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Please suggest SharePoint 2013 certifications

Currently i am working on SharePoint 2013 environment as SharePoint Administrator Have done 70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint Configuring and 70-536 Microsoft .NET frame work application ...
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ScriptResx.ashx Not Working

I'm trying to use ScriptResx.ashx in an Application Page I'm building (just to test out the functionality) and every time I try to grab a resource from what should be a JavaScript object, SharePoint ...
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“some properties in this Web Part are not available because they are configured to have fixed values”

i am working on a team site collection, and i added a Content Query web part. then i did the following:- I export the content query web part. I edit the exported web part inside SP designer . Then I ...
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CSR is also applied to a Group By header in a ListView

The only decent blogs mentioning CSR and Grouping are: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/620110/SharePoint-Client-Side-Rendering-List-Views (must read) ...
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How can I use SharePoint Server 2013 to search for Yammer content?

What options are there for either indexing Yammer content from an on premises farm or federating search. So far I've only seen REST API that provides results for current user, but I don't think it's ...
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Is it possible to turn on Site Collection auditing programmatically using CSOM/JSOM?

I'm creating sites/site collections using CSOM (client code) via an autohosted App. I need to turn on site auditing but can't seem to find any way to do this programmatically. Any ideas would be ...
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Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, deleting content database

Why do we delete the content database of a new Web Application while upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013?
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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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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Adding multiple items to list with same title

I'm experiencing an issue that in my programatically created SharePoint List, if I add two items with the same "Title" field, it tells me the following error: Sorry, something went wrong A ...
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What is PropSet in crawled property?

I'm working with SP2013 Search and I need to create crawled properties by PowerShell script. I found out that I can use New-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataCrawledProperty function, but I have not found ...
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Building custom navigation in SharePoint 2013

I'll try to put my problem as simply as possible below. Excuse me of etiquette mishaps and such as I'm totally new here and have been working with SharePoint only for a few months. Be sure to correct ...
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Alternate access mappings have not been configured

My old DNS was DNSOld for sharepoint server. So I changed Alternate access mappings as DNSOld for Intranet. I changed DNS again as DNSNew. I changed Alternate access mappings too. But the logs are ...