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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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“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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Why is list.GetItems pulling more fields than specified in my CamlQuery?

I am trying to pull back just specific columns in a list using the .NET client object model. (i.e. using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;) This is the CamlQuery specifying just fields in the DefaultView ...
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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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sharepoint 2013 rest api upload image

I want to upload image or create image in Sharepoint 2013 document library using rest api (Javascript) my code to get bite array from input type file element is var reader = new FileReader(); ...
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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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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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Set DateTime (utc) to listitem (CSOM, SP2013)

How to set UTC timezone to a listitem's DateTime field without executing query each time? This would be slow for many datetime fields and items: var utc = DateTime.UtcNow; var localTime = ...
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SharePoint 2013: Check Workflow status programmatically (javascript)?

I need to be able to get the status of a SharePoint workflow 2013 using javascript. My goal is to start in a loop for all selected items synchronously a workflow. For that I will check if the started ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Relative URL in CSWP

I have a Content Search Web Part, and I want to set it to search in a particular library. I see that when I write a relative path in the query - I do not get results, only when I write the full path ...
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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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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 ...
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Create a new wiki page using the 2013 Client Library

I'm using the SharePoint 2013 Client Library and am trying to generate new wiki articles. I'm able to connect, retrieve the web, find the list, but I can't add items. I feel like I need to be using ...
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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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Sharepoint Server 2013 installation: why ArpWrite action fails?

Installation of prerequisites for Sharepoint 2013 server x64 (on Windows Server 2008R2, 12-core physical server) succeeded, but Sharepoint breaks installation and installation rollbacks on the ...
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SharePoint Wiki Versus SharePoint Blog for building a knowledge base library for our company

I am new to SharePoint and after reading about the available features inside SharePoint 2013 I have decided to either:- Build a Wiki Site using the Wiki Page Library OR to use the Collaboration -> ...
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Can I use Infopath code behind in SharePoint online?

I'm evaluating using SharePoint online for a new project, but I can't find a definite answer to whether I'm able to use InfoPath 2013 code behind (e.g. custom code in an InfoPath form) in SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2010/2013 resource throttling question

As I understand SharePoint resource throttling for large sets of items was introduced in SP2010 to safeguard against SQL table locks by massive queries from SharePoint. I have 2 questions about this ...
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How can a user sync all document libraries in their team site to OneDrive?

I have a team of business users that are most comfortable accessing their SharePoint documents via the OneDrive client. Each time a new person starts in their team they will open every single document ...
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Sharepoint Datepicker jumps to top in Chrome

I have an EditForm in which a Date field is located towards the bottom. When clicking the DatePicker button in Chrome, the form jumps to the top forcing the user to scroll to the bottom again. This is ...
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Using Distributed Cache programmatically. “Cache referred to does not exist” error

I'm trying to take advantage of Distributed Cache in SharePoint 2013 programmatically from a console application. I want to store custom objecst inside App Fabric Cache. Here is the code that throws ...
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ResolvePrincipal vs SearchPrincipal

So I'm attempting to write something to mimic sharepoint's people picker. I was originally using Utility.ResolvePrincipal with some success, but it was only returning me a single user (obviously). So, ...
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Re-order SP2013 views

How do I re-order the views? E.g. "To be invoiced" to appear where "Current invoice" appears
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Token life time and expiration

Can I get a good explanation of following terms: WindowsTokenLifetime ServiceTokenLifetime LogonTokenCacheExpirationWindow ServiceTokenCacheExpirationWindow What does WindowsTokenLifetime minus ...
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Custom Sign In Page has an SPContext.Current that is always null

Found the Solution The solution was to add a Root Site Collection (as the code was running in a sub-site, without a root site). See This Solution Important Update (based on ...
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$inlinecount and $count missing in new OData API?

can anybody verify that in the new OData endpoint of SharePoint 2013 found at /_api/ does not implement the keywords $inlinecount and $count? ListData.svc has it implemented. Example: ...
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Is it possible to replace the personal site / MySite with a custom site template in on-premise SP 2013?

We are looking at deploying the SharePoint 2013 personal site/ MySite feature but management wants to change a lot of things that come with the default template. We want to suppress certain features ...
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How to do checkIn major version through REST Sharepoint 2013

Im tryin to do checkin major version through REST API. This url is working just fine and I can do minor version checked in ...
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MSSQLFT equivalent in Sharepoint 2013 for Java applications

Problem I have a java application which till now used SP2010 with SQL Syntax for Search queries. Everything worked fine with the Query Webservice until I upgraded to SP2013. Now, I've come to know ...
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How to send automatic email/s to the approve/s of content on my enterprise wiki

I have created a publishing site which contain enterprise wiki and for some sites I define that I contents require approval before being published. Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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Custom theme CSS doesn't seem to work properly

I'm trying to use the OOTB SharePoint Theme Engine in SharePoint 2013, but no matter what I do, my custom themable css files just don't seem to work. I deploy my css through a feature. As far as I ...
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Style list header for numeric column

I am using the following css to style the headers of a list: .ms-vh, .ms-vh2-nofilter, .ms-vh2-nograd, .ms-vh2, .ms-vb{ text-align:left; color:red; } This seems to work for every ...
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SP Online - Error deleting a site collection using CSOM

I am trying to delete site collections using CSOM script. Below is the code snippet : using (ClientContext tenantContext = new ClientContext(siteURL)) { tenantContext.Credentials = new ...
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Move web to recycle bin using CSOM

I have the code below, that deletes all websites below a specific web. It works fine, but deletes the webs permanently. I want it to move the webs to the recycle bin instead. What do I have to change ...
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Customize a view of recurring calendar events using client side rendering (JSLink)

I'm trying to apply CSR to a calendar-view. This seems not to be working. In fact the file specified in JSLink is not loaded at all. As a basis I'm using the standard "Current Events"-view which ...
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Caching Ideas for SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App that retrieves a lot of information from a remote system before displaying it to the user in the App. I'd like to create a caching layer to boost the ...