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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 ...
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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 ...
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Grouping does not work in CSWP

I configured CSWP and set grouping by one of my managed properties, And I see that the results did not grouped. Am I missing something that should be set up so that grouping will work? EDIT: I ...
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Retrieving Taxonomy Terms by Rest API based on refiners

I don't have any Site Columns, any Catalog Site Collection or Catalog list. I have about 30 Terms and TermSets (in MMS). Now I want to use them as a search based menu. By using Powershell I have ...
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2013 - Setting Object Height to 100% Issues

I've been running into some very bizarre issues. Something that seems (and should be) pretty simple. What I'm trying to is have objects fill a new page's height 100%. Initially, I was trying this ...
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Access denied after creating site collection by using Powershell

I am using SP2013 single server dev environment. I use following scripts for creating web application and site collection. but when I browse to it, it says this site has not been shared with you. I am ...
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Sign off of Windows with out of box LDAP provider on 2013 causes encodedValue error

I've hit upon yet another encodedValue error scenario: Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: encodedValue at ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standalone VM for Development good enough?

I'm building a VM for SP 2013 development. Will be developing Solutions, WebParts, Custom forms, Dataviews, Business Data Connectivity, Custom Fields, inline Jquery, SSRS reports for deployment into ...
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Porting Web Parts to Office365 (SharePoint 2013 )

I've been in the process of developing a site in SharePoint 2010, which is composed of a set of different Farm deployed Web Parts. I was wondering what the process was for porting them to SharePoint ...
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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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Cant insert attachment to a page

We have had the following issue on our SP 2013 Farm in our intranet. WHen users creates a new page, and insert an attachment to the page, nothing appears, the file is indeed uploaded, but the ...
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Incorrect user name displaying on page [duplicate]

We just built a new SP 2013 farm. For some reason when I access the sites, I see I am sometimes logged in as one of our service accounts (sp_crawl). If I refresh the browser, it switches to my normal ...
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Improve Crawl rate

We have 2 wfe, and 2 AS. We have 18,000 sites worth 500GB of data in 5 content DBs We have continuous crawl enabled every 15 minutes, but every crawl takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have ...
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Reindex Pages Library using powershell

I want to reindex page library using powershell. I have try with c# code. Code is below. void Main() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://demosvr1/web1/")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) ...
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How to get Version history of all fields updated for a list item?

I am developing a ticketing system on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I am storing Ticket data in a list with versioning enabled. On my user end (which is not a SharePoint solution, I can access only CSOM and ...
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How can I get rid of the columns header when the style 'Boxed' was selected?

I created a new list view with style = 'Boxed' in SP2013. The problem is that this view is showing the columns header in the top when there's no need to do it. So, how can I remove or hide it? I tried ...
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Display Related Items Based On Search Context

We are building a website on SharePoint 2013 using the new cross site publishing and search features. We want to implement a "Related Items" feature using the Content Search web part in tandem with ...
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Sharepoint 2010 on a Sharepoint 2013 farm? Beneficial?

Here is an article that shows how to present SharePoint 2010 on a SharePoint 2013 farm: http://nikpatel.net/2012/10/13/understanding-sharepoint-2010-experience-in-sharepoint-2013/ If I do the process ...
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Profile image size issue

When uploading an image of up to 300x300 for profiles into SharePoint 2013 - SP automatically creates thumbnails for the image for use around the site; org browser, people search etc. However if the ...
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Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs in App Pages?

I have a provider hosted App and need to use modals in my App Pages. Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs from SP.UI.Dialog.js ? What JS files are required to be included?
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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...
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Redirect From one app page to another

I am creating a Provider hosted app. In that I have created two different .aspx pages. I want to redirect to the other page. But I am not able to find it out how to redirect. When I check my ...
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Display Template: AddPostRenderCallback has no ClientContext

I'd like to use AddPostRenderCallback in my SharePoint 2013 Display Template like this: <!--#_ AddPostRenderCallback(ctx, function(){ alert(ctx.Title + "finished rendering!"); }); ...
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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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How to set start and end date in Timeline webpart in SharePoint 2013?

So here is the scenario. I want to "hijack" the Timeline webpart used for project sites in SP2013 and set a fixed start and end date. There is an option to lock the timeline in it's current state in ...
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How do I get the list of all apps installed in a SharePoint web application?

Is there a SharePoint API that would let me get a list of installed apps along with their hashes? I have some external web sites that are making REST calls to a SharePoint hosted app using cross ...
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SharePoint 2013 email templates

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that I would like to modify the default email template. I want to put my company's logo as a header and the company contact info as a footer on every email that is ...
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SharePoint 2013 issue

When clicking on the logo of my site it does not return me to the homepage of the site. I have no way of returning after clicking a link to another page. Any suggestions? Thank you, -Matt
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Site Feed can't be Activated

I can't make "Site Feed" activated from Managed Site Features. It says An unexpected error has occurred. I get logs with get-splogevent -starttime (get-date).addminutes(-1) | fl message > ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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401 - unauthorized on root site collection

Just installed my SP2013 Foundation Preview and i receive a 401 Error if im trying to access the server with a domain account. I added it to the Server Roles as Owner, Member and Site Collection ...
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Error instaling windows Azure workflow in SharePoint2013 Preview

Can someone shine some light on this? Log Details: Error] [7/19/2012 11:26:38 PM]: System.Management.Automation.CmdletInvocationException: Could not successfully create management Service Bus ...
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Get quick launch using CSOM (JavaScript)

On my publishing site I have changed its current navigation (quick launch) to use structural navigation, showing all items under current site. I see that the quick launch shows pages and sub sites for ...
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Procedure to give the site URL name instead of localhost:port

We want to give our existing site URL a name instead of http://pcname:port, we would want to have something like http://speedsolutions Also, for the new sites that we would be creating we need to ...
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Error calling REST API in Firefox

I am using Rest API for Follow Functionality. My JS is working fine on IE but it doesn't work on Firefox(neither it goes under success call function neither under error. Is anyone having any idea ...
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OData Query Title startswith() A-M

I am trying to query a list where the Title starts with a letter in the range from a to m and I can't find that anywhere in the sparse documentation available. I tried this but it isn't valid and I ...
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How to Sync user data from multiple sources BDC and AD?

I have a user profile that has fields from multiple sources. fields form AD and fields from BCS -> SQL DB. Everything is working, except if the DB is down, the fields get populated with empty data. ...
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Programatically adding an app to a site O365

Newbie question. With CSOM how to I add an app to a site. More detail: manually you can select options and then "add an app" The one in particular I am interested in is the Tasks. I can build any ...
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Cannot move or delete links on left nav

The left nav menu on a 2013 site has begun misbehaving. A week ago it worked perfectly, but now whenever I use the "Edit Links" button, several symptoms appear: 1) All links appear with an "x" next ...