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Oracle Connection Problem

My BDC list gives this error: MethodInstance with Name 'ReadList' on Entity (External Content Type) with Name 'MaliyetVarlik' in Namespace 'BDC.BdcModel1' failed unexpectedly. The failure ...
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Will code created with 32 Bit SharePoint Designer 2013 be readable to another computer with the 64 Bit version of SPD 2013?

One of the developers on my team is installing SharePoint Designer 2013 on a machine with 32 Bit office. He attempted to install the 64 bit version and this error appeared: Got we can't install the ...
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Wrong counts for refiner values in Sharepoint 2013, Enterprise Search Center

I followed this tutorial to enable counts on sharepoint 2013 on a Enterprise Search Center site ...
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Sharepoint 2013 restric application pages

I want to restrict log in user to view application pages. I am following this blog http://blog.mastykarz.nl/preventing-authenticated-visitors-browsing-system-pages/ I have implemented FBA with custom ...
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Backup-SPFarm hangs silently on MOSS 2013

I have a 3-server SharePoint 2013 farm (db, app, web) set up and working enough to put in some demo content, and am trying to configure backups. I've successfully backed up using Central Admin but I'm ...
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SP2013 movies won't play in MAC Safari

I am running a SP2013 dev environment on Azure. Everything is working fine apart from not being able to play back videos in Safari for OSX. Scenario: 1/ Upload movie (MP4) into assets library by ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development enviroment

Can one develop SharePoint solutions without having installed SharePoint 2013 on local, development machine? There will be one 'test' machine, however it will be placed on other machine, to save ...
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Set predefined text in SharePoint 2013 share site email

I have a huge number of users to invite to my SharePoint 2013 office 365 site and wanted to specify the invite text as a standard set of text rather than type it each time, is this possible in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Community Site category webpart discussions count not working properly

Im working on SharePoint 2013 Community Site, I have added many discussions to the discussions list but in the categories webpart number of discussions counts are mismatching. Is there a reason behind ...
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determining if a metadata property is indexed or not

this question is related to my previous question which not been answered. When I go to Search Schema I can find the corresponding managed property for the Managed Metadata Site Column, and I it is ...
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Allow users to see other users in sharepoint groups with CSOM

How can I allow users to view the users in a sharepoint group? Currently if I try to query users in the site groups using the client object model I get an unauthorized exception. For example, if I am ...
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Gaps between page loading and CSOM calls

I'm working on a sample script that calls out to the User Profile service and retrieves some sample data. I noticed that when I deploy the Application page and render it, I get a considerable gap ...
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Usage Reports empty

I want to see the usage reports but the graphics shows noone view sites.(In site settings > Popularity Trends ) In crawling I make it continuously. How can I make it work?
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Export documents from sharepoint to another website

I'm trying to get files and lists from my Sharepoint server showed on another website. How should I do to make a document viewable on the webpage, that is exported from SP2013? I also want to search ...
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Custom secondary navigation control for SP2013 (O365)

I need to implement a list of sub-sites and pages for the current site. OOB controls don't seem to do the trick (unless we missed something), there's taxonomy APIs for querying structure but I ...
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Search - will it index apps, iframes, for example for People Search?

Just to check. With the app model, does the indexer/crawler correctly index client-side generated data as well as looking in iframes? The recommended way forward from MS seems to be to use those two ...
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Invalid tokens given by SP2013 to non-SP hosted apps? Invalid JWT token. The token is not yet valid

​When creating an autohosted app (running locally for debugging), I get this: Invalid JWT token. The token is not yet valid. Current time is 16/04/2013 21:47:25 and the token is Valid from 16/04/2013 ...
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Unable to get user profile images from AppWeb

When fetching user profile data using CSOM, we are able to get the PictureURL property. However, when we attempt to display it, we're given the generic 'Image Not Found' image. Initial (brief) ...
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Syndicating 2013 search

It was possible to syndicate search between search server 2008 and SP2010 enterprise search. Is this still the case? I understand that the new product is based on FAST search, but is the protocol ...
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How do I have a workflow wait until a date field is entered or changed in Sharepoint Designer 2013

I see examples with "Wait for Change" in an date field (column) for SharePoint Designer 2010, but in those examples the condition is selectable (equal, not equal, etc.) but in Designer 2013 it appears ...
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How to set Navigational properties through App event receiver in SP2013

I am trying to set the navigational properties in SP2013 autohosted app. I am doing this at App installed receiver. I have written below code for that, which is failing with error message: - The ...
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Docacl Output Property in Content Enrichment Sharepoint Search 2013

We are attempting to output a docacl via a content enrichment service in SharePoint Search 2013. I have linked the managed property to a crawl property and am trying to register as such: $ssa = ...
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A reusable 2013 Workflow is not updating a date field which is marked as required

Good Morning, I have a date field in a SharePoint 2013 list that is marked as required. I need to update it to add the number of days in a payment terms field in a separate list. The target field ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection Move Owner to Group

I am in process of migrating our WSS 3.0 installation to 2013 and I am at the point where I need to break the single site collection down into more manageable sizes and I have a script that ...
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No way to stop sending a welcome email when granting permissions in SharePoint 2013

When I grant permissions on anything, site, list, etc., in SharePoint 2013 I don't see the ability to opt out of sending an email to the user being added. The only option I see is the group or ...
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How can I host WCF services in _vti_bin?

I am converting a feature from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. Part of my project is to convert my feature from the old style manifest, ddf, makecab method to the newer Visual Studio SharePoint ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 using without SharePoint

Office Web Apps 2013 is now standalone service product. SharePoint used it from iframe like this https://officewebapps.contoso.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx? sharepoint_doc_handler_url + accesstoken ...
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Programmatically building Metadata Navigation with Friendly URLs

I've been looking online at a bunch of MSDN examples of how to programmatically build and then set Metadata Navigation through feature recievers. The sample code MSDN gives you is as follows: ...
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Creating a Categories term store to manage my Wiki Pages Vs creating multiple wikis sub-sites

I want to create a publishing site which have enterprise wiki to store and manage internal procedures for our company, so I find that there are two different approaches which I can follow to organize ...
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Page URLs in 2013 - ribbon option disabled

I'm wanting to check out the "Page URLs" option in SharePoint 2013, but in the ribbon that option is disabled. All the others are available to me (as the site collection admin and in the ...
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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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Lists included in an App for SharePoint 2013

I've seen that when I create an Autohosted App for SharePoint 2013 (or any other type of Apps), I'm then able to add a new item to the SharePoint Project such as a List. I can then add/edit/delete ...
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Can apps talk to each other?

I am reading a lot about apps, and I dont see the advantage if apps cant talk to each other. In the normal sp 2010 farm solutions you create content types, lists definitions etc, and then you can ...
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Best practices for sharepoint 2013 publishing sites

I have enough experience with sp development, webparts, list features, event receivers etc. However I dont have experiece with publishing sites, how do they work and what are the best practices to ...
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Upgrading contentypes and lists in sharepoint 2013 apps

I am very familiar with the feature upgrade toolkit from Chris O Brien. I also read that in Apps you can handle an Upgrade event or something, but yet, there are no examples about this. The scenario ...
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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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creating Managed Property for MMS TermSets and Terms

Is it possible to make Managed Property for a taxonomy term without creating a corresponding site column. I want to make my MMS terms and termsets and having corresponding refined Managed Property and ...
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SP2013: Disable Column in GridView

I have a list which is shown in gridview (Quick Edit in the ribbon). Now i want to disable one column with jQuery. This might be possible by applying the attribute aria-readonly="true" to the ...
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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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Ask user for data. SP 2013

I am really new to SharePoint and may just not understand something. I've tried to google for answer, but a good question consist of half of answer, so it seems, I have much less of it ) Here's the ...
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BDC External Content Type Problem

I created BDC Model in VS 2012. After I deployed the project I can see ECT in BDC Service in Central Administration. But when I try to create an external content type I can see the external content ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2013 - Custom Homepage blocks with webparts

I'm basically working on an new website which is based on sharepoint foudation 2013. I've done the design and now i'm on development phase. After good time searching around in code i could not find a ...
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How to get the ContentType Field From Task List Using REST API In SharePoint 2013

How can I get the ContentType Field value From Task List Using REST API In SharePoint 2013 ? I tried this code and i got results for ID, Title etc. but for the ContentType field he returned ...
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Managing my URL for my 2013 SharePoint site

I am reading about SharePoint 2013, but I got confused on what are the major differences when building the following in respect to the URL that will be produced:- Site Site Collection Sub sites ...
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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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E-mail for Workflow doesn't work

My workflow: Email XPerson Start Approval Process When workflow works the approval process starts but don't send any email. The exchange settings are done. But are SMTP settings really needed?
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Deploying BDC Model Problem

I created empty Sharepoint 2013 Project and added BDC Model into Project. It is a farm solution. There is 2 Feature. In both of them I put BDC into Items in the Feature in Feature.feature My ...
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Slow and errors openening a new site after deploying solutions in SP2013

We are running SP2013 and having often problems after deploying and creating a new site. When the solutions are deployed, we create a site with powershell or from central admin with de new deployed ...
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Edit Settings Gear Icon

How can I edit the gear / settings list? I want to hide certain items from site owners.
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Recycle Bin Permissions

How do I control who can access the site collection recycle bin in 2013? I know how to control the LINK using elements.xml, but I want to control the actual page. I want to give site owners ...