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Sorting on a enterprise keyword column

Ive been asked a question about sorting on an enterprise keyword column and it doesnt seem this is possible. Ive also looked to create a view and as expected its not available in the sorting ...
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Migration from SP 2010 to SP 2013

I have migrated one of our site from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and everything seems to be working fine, but I am facing the challenges with XSLT list view webpart and in list and libraries ...
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2013 Content Index Reset Timeout

I'm having a problem when I try to reset the content index in SharePoint 2013. When I try to reset the index from the 'Search Administration Page', the page hangs for about a half-hour then returns ...
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Sub-sites not showing in quick launch

It seems like some functionality changed between Moss 2007 and our new SharePoint 2013 site, Is there a easy way to list sub sites into the quick launch automatically or as an alternative create a ...
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Workflow creates another task on item update rather than update task

I have developed an SP2013 app which uses a workflow to assign task based on my main list. The task creation is working when i add the item. When I update that item it would seem another task is ...
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Best practice for services on 5 server farm

2 front end servers, 2 Batch/App servers and 1 physical SQL server. We currently do not have a physical load balancer for the environment. I've read technet for best practices but I was wondering if ...
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How can I count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed?

I need to count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed webpart on a page in a site. At the moment I can't see how to do this via Site Settings -> Report or Site Settings -> ...
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Does Azure-deployed SharePoint 2013 support remote blob storage (RBS)?

SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server can be installed in Azure VMs - however, does such setup support Remote Blob Storage (RBS), namely FILESTREAM RBS? I know that SharePoint Online doesn't support RBS, how ...
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Custom Master Page Ribbon does not push down content

In my custom master page, I want the ribbon to push down the content. Since it doesn't push the content down, it will be hard to edit some properties since the ribbon will simply be upon some input ...
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Application does not create IIS Site

I am trying to restore a backup of my SharePoint 2013 Farm to a new Server configuration. Everything works fine and I do not get any error messages in any of the logs that I am able to connect to the ...
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How to add custom action into the Pages tab of publishing page?

I want to add a custom action in the Pages of tab which comes when I edit the page. The publishing page is stored in the Pages Library. To made thing for single list(i.e. Pages Library) I have ...
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The query against the database caused an error

I have two farms. I restored a custom SQL Server database from farm1 to farm2. After this when I try to access my external list which fetches data from one of the tables, it is showing error: The ...
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Specified method is not supported error while assigning taxonomy fied value to list item

I want to assign the taxonomy field value to the list item which is allows multiple entries. My code is: try { SPSite site = SPContext.Current.Site; using (SPWeb newsWeb = ...
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...
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Get Related Item ID from a workflow task list

using JSOM i am displaying a list of a workflow task...in order to allow my users to approve the task i need to get the ID of the related item. I'm guessing this is going to be in the Related Item ...
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How to get version of SharePoint 2013 installed?

How I can get the version of SharePoint that is installed on my server?
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Sort Content Query Web Part By Date

I am having some problems sorting a content query web part by date. I have referenced the post below and added the below property to the webpart, but it doesn't seem to be having any affect. ...
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Issues in WSP solutions with web application scoped resources in SharePoint 2010 mode

I am working on migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. I have mounted the content database in SharePoint 2013 and also deployed the WSPs from SharePoint 2010 which were created in Visual ...
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Breaking the maximum number of refiners, limited to 20 in SharePoint 2013 search

The SharePoint project I'm currently working on uses a custom search results page. We've customized the display templates, the search results webpart, and the refinement panel. An enhancement to ...
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Customizing “Something went wrong” page by showing same header and footer as custom master page

Is there a way to customize that error page which says "Something went wrong" and then below it, it shows Correlation ID? I want this page to use the same Master Page as my Publishing site is using ...
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Sign in as different user in SharePoint 2013

I use SharePoint 2013 and I need to change my current user in my SharePoint site. How can I change my current user? How can I add sub menu (sign in as different user) to my menu ?
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How to change sign page for mobile devices

Does anyone know how to change the sign in page for mobile devices? I know how to change this for the desktop version as I can do it in the properties of the web application. But this does not affect ...
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Lookup field doesn't support some field types

Its looking more and more like you can't add additional fields that are anything other than string boxes (no person or yes/no etc) is there any work around for this?
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Migrating a 'FAB40' call centre site from 2007 to 2013

I am trying to migrate a site that was created using the FAB40 Call center template from Sharepoint 2007 to 2013. After installing the 2007 site template in 2013 using compatibility level {14,15} I am ...
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Sharepoint Managed property not returning managers display name

guys I have a custom webpart ,Its an employee directory where I am using kql to retrieve results based on the criterion submitted by the user but there is a little problem i am facing , I have ...
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move custome list from 2007 to 2013

Is there a proper process for moving a custome list from 2007 to 2013 I tried the save it as a template with content and import it but that didn't work Can I spin up a temporary instance of 2010? ...
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SP2013 Community site members - some links to profile pictures use HTTP instead of HTTPS

Using SharePoint 2013, I created web application for MySite and another web application named Portal for team sites, communities and other content. I set up SSL for both web apps (HTTPS only, HTTP), ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Site Content > New Webpart Page

Please take a look at this link: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd583147(v=office.11).aspx In that link it explains how to add custom templates into SharePoint for when you create a new ...
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gantt chart scale [duplicate]

Is there a way to change the gantt chart scale? to something other than days I would like to use it to monitor active contracts but I need a year based not just days (or it gets to big to see)
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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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Cross-Site Search in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

My question is simple. How can I configure Sharepoint 2013 Foundation to have cross-site searches. For example: I have 4 sites in all. Marketing, Advertising, Human Resources and Office. If I am in ...
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How to force auto-approval in a community sub-site via c#

I have created a sub site from the community template with unique permission. For my users I need to force the auto-approval. Is there a way to do it using management shell or C# code?
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Documents Web Part broken?

I was trying to use the web part for the document list, which I inserted without any problems. But when i tryed to add the buttons for views and search documents through the web part configuration, ...
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SP2013 Custom Document Library: The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields

I got a custom document library, deployed from Visual Studio 2012 which contains the Enterprise Metadata Field. While saving an item in SharePoint2013, I get the following error: The SPListItem ...
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Double records on list.getItems using Javascript

Using fairly straight forward code to get back a country list for the user...but each time it loads I'm getting double items...i.e all the items are in the drop down twice...in fact time I trigger the ...
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Provisioning did not succeed. Failed to create pages library

I have a client who are trying to create new sub sites in site collections. If they use the publishing site template or if they create a team site and try activate the publishing feature it will ...
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Multiple display form for custom list

I want to show different views to 2 different users for a custom list. Is it possible to add multiple display forms for a custom list in sharepoint 2013 ? How can we specify this? I need to do this ...
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Custom Workflow Feature not available in Site Features or Site Collection Features

I have a Sequential Workflow created in Visual Studio. In VS I can right click and deploy the package without issue. On the TEST environment I use the command add-spsolution and then deploy it to my ...
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Jquery Effect Disappears after some time

In NewForm.aspx I add `.ms-long{ text-transform:uppercase;} into PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead part. So in NewForm.aspx makes upper the text which is entered but doesn't effect to the values. If the ...
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SharePoint 2013: Solution or App?

Hej there I have been developing some SP2007 and 2010 solutions in the past but got a new project a customer requested. A approval and publishing process for a specific type of word document (some ...
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Can we create a default template for new Wiki pages in Sharepoint Foundation 2013?

I'm wandering if it's possible to create a template to use as default new Wiki pages ? As I've got SP Foundation 2013 version, I can't use the Design Manager. Because we got page layout to respect ...
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Add Sharepoint codes/tags in html master page

SP newbie here. Just wanna ask if I can add Sharepoint tags in the HTML master page (.html file). I am quite confused on where should I put my codes. Most articles I found on the web say I should ...
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Adding Apps on SharePoint 2013 on-premise Server required Microsoft login

Hello fellow developers, I've installed SharePoint 2013 on a on-premise farm and configured App on it successfully many times. However, every single I try to add an add it redirect me to the ...
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How tasks are related to sub tasks

I have tasks like this. Task 1 SubTask 1 SubSubTask 1 SubSubTask 2 SubSubSubTask 1 SubTask 2 how in share-point i can get them in this order ? all fields are not ...
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SP13 Calendar Chrome Type Not Appearing

I added a calendar app and would like to change the chrome type to "Title and Border" only. The reason is because I want to add another calendar to calendar app page as web part. Therefore, I would ...
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“blocked ”, insecure content message attempting to open Excel file in client app from within OWA 2013 using Chrome

I'm unable to launch an excel file in the Client App from OWA using google chrome. I am able to open the excel file in the web application, but when clicking "Edit Workbook" and selecting "Edit ...
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cleanup tasks from workflows and deleted items

We have workflow associated to a list. The workflow is complicated and has many tasks on it. I noticed that the Workflow tasks still exists even if you delete the associated item. or when you cancel ...
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Creating an app goes to localhost

I am going to explain first what I did, and then the expected result. I created a web application at http://apps.mydevdomain.com I created a site collection with developer template (on the root ...
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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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What is the correct way to block all HTTP Headers (ASP.Net and SharePoint) from a particular web application extension?

I have been involved in two projects recently which have required the removal of all HTTP Headers which can identify the site as either an ASP.Net site or as a SharePoint site. This is normally as a ...