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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Export Sharepoint Site to static HTML

I want to export a Sharepoint Site to static HTML. Is there an easy way to do it or a Tool which scrapes the content and exports the whole thing to HTML ?
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Customising Search Box in My site in Sharepoint 2013

is it possible to customize search box in mysite of SharePoint 2013 ? Default My requirement
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Block/Don't allow comments for specific blogs in SharePoint 2013 (on-premise)

Our CEO has setup a blog and would like to block/don't allow users to comments on certain blogs. In other blogs, he would like user to make comments. Can this be done out of the box? If not, what ...
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SharePoint 2013 App ideas [closed]

I have developed a SharePoint 2013 portal for my company. Currently we are using for document libraries for different divisions. We have a Oracle EBusiness application which HR, Finance and Store are ...
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Issues following SP2010 to SP2013 Upgrade - Password Prompt

I have upgraded a SharePoint site from SP2010 to SP2013 and everything is working fine apart from the fact that whenever I create a new document I am prompted for username and password. I can save ...
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Add Site Page to Quick Launch by default

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I have one site on Office 365 (non-profit, so site is hosted for free) and one site on Apps4Rent. Both are SharePoint 2013 Foundation, although the Office 365 site is ...
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Mac OS browsers do not update Newsfeed while hidden

Note - Using SharePoint 2013 social functionality (not Yammer). It has been reported (and confirmed) by my Mac users that when they have a browser (confirmed for Chrome and Safari) hidden in the ...
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Modify view showing style options in French

I just created a new SharePoint 2013 site. Everything on the site is in English, EXCEPT the Style option in Modify View shows these options (I presume they are in French): Tableau de base Encadré, ...
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Share authentication token between SharePoint 2013 and ASP.Net MVC Web API service

In SharePoint 2010 and earlier, it seems it was possible to share the authentication token with other ASP.Net applications using forms authentication and the ASPXAuth cookie. I have a SharePoint 2013 ...
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OData.ODataContentTypeException when trying to post via perl

I fetch data from Sharepoint using perl on a linuxmachine. This worked real good as long as I only had to read data from there. Now that I also have to change data on Sharepoint I'm stuck. ...
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New-SPEnterpriseSearchQueryScopeRule required URL parameter

I'm currently exporting Search scopes from one server and importing them to another using PowerShell. The thing that has me bewildered is what -URL parameter is used for in the ...
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Can't get granular file .bak or .cmp to restore. “Unable to read cabinet info”

I made a granular backup of my site collection into .bak. and now I'm trying to import said file by using Import-SPWeb -identity http:testserver/sites/test -path \\sharedstore\backup.bak I have the ...
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Which information is used to sort default view?

In a task list I can simply use the quick edit grid to change the order of the tasks and further more ident them. Internally the id of the item does not change even though it was moved e.g. from the ...
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How do I access a Property argument in a SharePoint 2013 Workflow?

I have a "Property" argument in a workflow. I need to access it and pass it's value to another activity. It seems that I can't do this however. What am I missing? I found this which seems to be ...
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Page Layout html page field filter outside of web part zone

I have a page layout with some web parts outside of a webpart zone so that they are added to already created pages which use the page layout. I want to add a page field filter to the page as well and ...
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Question about backup and restores

I'm getting ready to backup my dev server and restore what i need on my production server for the first time. What I want to know is if I do a backup/restore in the future to add updates and modules ...
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How to migrate a custom site theme & layout pages from Staging-->Prod

I am wondering how to best migrate a custom theme (custom master page, layouts, including image and css assets etc) from one environment to another in SharePoint 2013 (STAGING-->PRODUCTION). The ...
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SharePoint big list limitations

I have a scenario where there might be potentially more than 25 thousand documents in a single document library. Can a single document library SharePoint handle that number of items? What would be ...
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Get selected items from JavaScript in the document library view

I have a page in which I have placed XsltListView web part to show the view of the picture library. Above that view I have placed a link using Content Editor Web Part which redirects to other web ...
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How different is Sharepoint 2013 online (Office 365) version to on premise install?

I've been asked to create some custom themes for an on premise SharePoint 2013 environment, however I only have access to SharePoint 2013 online version, ie mydomain.sharepoint.com Are there any ...
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Master/Base page of master page?

in Sharepoint, is there anything similar to master/base page of master page? I'm working on a task which needs to add a 3rd-party javascript to all pages in the farm. However, in the farm, there are ...
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Perform a “real” data group by in SharePoint

I have a SharePoint list and an associated view with a group by and some column aggregation that generates some sum's. But when I queried the view through web services I quickly realized that the ...
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How to record user activity - Sharepoint 2013

I'm currently running Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise and would like to know the following: Which pages each user has accessed over the last X Days How much time each user has spent on each page (can't ...
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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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how do i control the size of the background image?

I uploaded a background image with the the "Change the look" option in site settings. It's a small image, but now it's being stretched to the entire window. Is there a way i can control how big the ...
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Is there any way to merge documents together?

I'm working with a policy committee that's transitioning from a centrally-managed document to distributed management (that is, they plan to split IT responsibilities off to a separate working group, ...
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how to specify icon image for 2013 SharePoint custom app built in Visual Studio 2012?

I am creating a "HelloWorld 2013" app in Visual Studio 2012 that deployes to my on-premises developer site. The app deploys to the site with no problems. My goal is to change the app icon (for ...
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SP2013 remove server cacheHostInfo null and no access to old server

I had a server, SHPprod, but it did not match the naming scheme that I am using, SHPprodWFE. I removed it from the farm using the config wizard. Renamed the computer to be SHPprodWFE and added it back ...
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Ignoring “Created By” and “Modified By” Columns in list search results

In our SharePoint, we have a contact list, in which, I created an item for every employee. The problem is now, when someone is searching for me, every item appears in the search result page, because ...
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Unused MySites in SP2013 - how to identify them?

I want to regularly remove MySites which have been created and remain unused (i.e. never accessed). Ideally the criteria for this would be: Created more than 7 days ago (Which I can get using ...
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How to manage email with Sharepoint 2013

I've a SharePoint Foundation 2013 solution installed on my server. Many of our users use email to share documents and, most of all, to receive file (docx, pdf, images) from external users. These ...
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Reference to javascript file in Content Editor Webpart

I have site which is non root site i.e. url of site is: http:///sites/xxx I want to place a content editor web part and refer a link to javascript file which is stored in the Style Library. My code ...
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Error loading items of MicroFeed from javascript

In order to do some migration I have to read several lists from my SharePoint from the client (I do not have access to the server console). So far fo rmost lists this worked pretty well but now im at ...
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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

Can any one explain me difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable files and what are prons and cons each one
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The SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature must be activated at the site collection level before the Publishing feature can be activated

Ive created a very simple custom site provisoning provider as a test and im having some problems and cant figure out why. Basically at this moment all the site provisioner does is enable publishing ...
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How to get the selected items of list in the javascript

I have one picture library, where several pictures are stored. In that picture library I want to put such a link that will download selected images. To achieve this functionality, I thought to prefer ...
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Force use of Document Template in 2013?

How do you force SharePoint 2013 to use the default Document Template that is defined in Advanced Settings? In SharePoint 2013, the default menu that appears when you click "new document" is the ...
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Inline Search Expand Results?

Can the 2013 inline search be made to expand results in a collapsed group-by View? Not all users are smart enough - it seems - to realise that if you see grouped results after a search, you just ...
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SharePoint-Hosted Apps and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft's current emphasis is for us to "stay out of the GAC" and create Apps for SharePoint that clean up after themselves if uninstalled. I understand this and even agree with their suggestion ...
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Query Builder Woes

Here's the deal: If I don't alter the query text beyond the default {searchboxquery}, it works for other users. Once I start altering it, it works only for me. I can get it to this point with it ...
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sharepoint csom get address and phonenumber from current user

I am building some CSOM code in my DispForm.aspx. I try to get the current user from the context. This works and I can get the loginName, id, title and email. But I would like to have the address and ...
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What is the correct way to grant permissions needed for Visual Studio 2012/2013 to connect to SharePoint 2013?

I'm attempting to use the "Empty Project" template in Visual Studio 2012 or Visual Studio 2013 and I'm having trouble determining the least-privilege way to do so. When attempting to add an event ...
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CSOM and Managed Metadata Field

I'm trying to use the Client Side Object Model of SharePoint 2013 to read a managed meta data field but I get null results When I look in the Site Columns, there are 5 fields in the "GroupName" ...
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Limiting the scope of search results

I have ContentBySearchQueryWebPart and its scope is set to SiteCollection. I want it to display data from a single list placed in the root site on all subsites of the respective site collection. So ...
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Custom Workflow Action With Code in SharePoint online 2013

I have created Custom Workflow Action based on this msdn article and SPUserCodeWorkflowContext return Hashtable results with specific values. Its worked and implement on my SharePoint Workflow ...
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Can I create multiple unique instances of the Newsfeed web part in Sharepoint 2013?

We've just been upgraded to Sharepoint 2013 and I am finding the Newsfeed feature to be very handy. So much, in fact, I would like to add a separate instance for the other non-interacting departments ...
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SharePoint 2013: Quick Edit set value for a field before saving new record

This is related to my earlier question related to Quick Edit view. Hiding controls from list view quick edit Is there a way i can set value for field in quick edit mode when the record is being ...
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I can't get custom master page to add new apps

I'm using a custom master paged based off of oslo. When i made the master page I copied the oslo.html file and added breadcrumb navigation. When I go to "Add an app" I get stuck at this loading ...
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Updating a document library word template

We recently migrated to SP 2013. We have a document library that uses a word template containing column data from SP. Somehow during the migration, the properties in the word documents were broken so ...