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SP2013 CopyIntoItems not creating thumbnails

I am uploading images to custom list, using CopyIntoItems, which has only one content type derived from Picture. Images are being uploaded successfully, however neither Thumbnail nor Preview are ...
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Show / Hide ribbon option is not visible in Setting gear box (top right corner)

I have 2 sites migrated from SP 2010 to SP 2013 and facing a difference in both. I am not able to see Show/Hide ribbon in "Site Actions" in 1 site but in another it's coming. Web application is same ...
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Lync server and sharePoint integration

I have a community site inside SharePoint server 2013, and under the members area I can view all the members. and when moving the mouse over a user imag I can see his lync status (for example busy : ...
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SPFile.MoveTo in App?

What would be the easiest way in a SharePoint hosted app to move a list item to a different folder inside the same list? Something similar to server-side SPFile.MoveTo (which preserves ID -> workflows ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2010 WebTemplate to SharePoint 2013

I had a SharePoint 2010 project that deploys a WebTemplate to the farm. I upgraded the project to make it compatible with SharePoint 2013 and updated the solution in SharePoint farm. Now, when I try ...
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Social Feeds - Read another user feed don't work internal code error 58

I'm quite desperate, I working on project when I'd like to impersotane users and create post on behalf of them, read theirs feeds and according of those do some actions. I have figured out how to post ...
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Custom JSLINK rendering template - how do you get ajax paging working?

So I followed this post to implement paging in my custom JSLINK rendering template, and got that working great. The only downside to it is that the paging actions are full page post-backs whereas on ...
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How to control the paging item limit for my discussions inside a community site

I have a community site , but I am unable to figure out how to control the paging item limits for the following views ; Recent, What's hot & My discussions. I tried for example to modify the item ...
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Display docx files from document library as html

I need to display three documents as html in one page. Also, these html page should always show the latest version of documents. The page should work on all browsers. UPDATE: I tried to convert ...
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Extend SharePoint 2013 Search

I want to extend the search results when I am searching sites. My Query is WebTemplate:MySiteDefinition and it results is like in the following picture By the other hand, I have a timer job that ...
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A place to pratice an to try out Sharepoint 2013

I would like to refresh and improve my knowledge of SharePoint, and also test the creation of Apps on SP 2013 using Access 2013. I was first thinking about creating an SP environment in a VM, but I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online Theme Masterpage Top Nav dropdown links wrap and can't be distinguished

Any good Masterpage CSS fix for this? These are actually two link entries.. looks terrible and as you can imagine tough to use.
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I can't find the markup for webpart properties in visual studio

I've created a custom web part editor but I don't know where to look if I want to find the markup for all the properties of my webpart inside visual studio. I mean I can create new controls on ...
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Content sources for my Search service

I am confused on how content sources work for search service in SharePoint 2013. Currently I have a web application at http://gvstg01:40708, and my current search content sources are:- ...
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Sharepoint / Project 2013 clean installation

I am new to MS Sharepoint and MS Project 2013 Server. Please let me know if I am looking in the wrong place or what information is needed to best diagnose my current issue installing a standalone ...
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SharePoint 2013 with Google Chrome Version 29 is not working well

I am facing the following problems when accessing SharePoint 2013 using google chrome Version 29.0.1547.66 m:- On an Announcement App part I will get the following error:- TypeError: Cannot ...
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SPAppToken (context token) is null

I have a Sharepoint 2013 on premise environment for which I am developing an provider hosted app using Visual Studio. The Visual Studio project has an app project which contains a custom ribbon ...
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Best way to make a global navigation over multiple sitecollections

I'm searching for an easy way to make a navigation over multiple Site-Navigations: SC1 Home - SC1 Page1 - SC1 Page2 - SC1 Page3 SC2 Home - SC2 Page1 - SC2 Page2 I have tried the ...
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Custom CSS will not work on Internet Explorer 8

I have created a custom CSS file under my (site content --> style library) and I added a reference to this CSS on my master page. I test the layout on chrome, Firefox and IE version10 and it is ...
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Workflow tasks not visible in My Tasks list

I am using standard Publishing workflow on one of my list. I have two users in "Approvers" group and this group is added to this workflow. I have deselected the Expand Groups option which says "For ...
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How do I create a Sharepoint hosted app for office 365 in Visual Studio 2013?

I've setup Visual Studio 2013 RC and a Office 365 developer site. I can create an app using Nappa and open it in VS from there. But if I create a Sharepoint hosted app project in VS and point it to ...
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Document library App , why does not hanlde office documents

I have added a document library App inside my SharePoint 2013 team site, but currently if a user upload an office document (.docx,.pptx,etc), the file will not be opened when a user click on it and he ...
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CQWP Not returning results for all users

I have a content query web part on a home page of a site collection that displays the latest documents on all sites and sub sites. For the administrator account with full control and two test ...
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Export/Import SharePoint 2013 Social Data?

I know this is tricky question. For now I'm considering option just for one farm. I have done some research and this export should contains, basically it is microblogging: Conversations; NewsFeeds; ...
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in ...
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Multiple SSL's on one farm on Azure with one IP

Windows Azure hosted environment: 1 x SharePoint 2013 on Server 2012 1 x SQL Server 2012 Standard on Server 2012 At this point we have multiple HNSC's running using a wildcard SSL, but we have a ...
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Best Practices for Wiki Images (and other assets)

I am new to SharePoint and am setting up an Enterprise Wiki Site for knowledge management. I am struggling to determine the best way to support images and other assets related to a wiki page. I have ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Approval Workflow on External Data

Forgive me if this is a basic question, but I know little to nothing about Windows Workflow Foundation. I've read about SharePoint 2013 workflow external events, but would like a sanity check before I ...
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Workflow fails for active directory user only - Sharepoint 2013

Workflows execute/work correctly for any users that are put directly in the sharepoint members group of the site. However, if that same user is place placed in an AD group that is then put in the ...
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Get context token for SharePoint 2013 provider hosted app (on-premise) with web project hosted on azure

I have an on-premise SharePoint environment for which I'm developing a provider hosted app using visual studio. The web project is hosted an azure. The app project contains a custom ribbon button that ...
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Browsing my Community Site using Google Chrome will raise the following error :- ReferenceError: Strings is not definedReferenceError

i have Community site inside my SharePoint 2013 server, but when i access this community site using Chrome web browser, i will get the following error on many parts of the page:- ReferenceError: ...
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Filter not working when I create custom view (screenshots attached)

I have a list named "Test". On this list I enabled approval workflow named "Test". If you take a look at screenshot below which shows "All Items" view you will see 3 items, 2 approved and 1 ...
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Implications of disabling distributed cache in SP2013 on all servers?

We have a Sharepoint 2013 deployment where we are running low on memory, and we are not able to allocate more memory for this server any time soon. As a mitigation of this problem, we are considering ...
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How to handle DLLs in GAC

Lets say I have a third party webpart which uses a DLL and pushes it into the GAC. Moreover I have custom webpart which I developed which also uses the same DLL but in a different version which is ...
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wsp activation does nothing

I have created a site template, downloaded and imported my WSP into Visual Studio 2012, selected the needed lists and dependent columns. When I deploy to a new site collection from Visual Studio ...
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Number of memebers inside my community site is wrong

I have a community site collection which use to have three members, then i remove two members from the community site. but on the home page still the number of members under the "what happening" ...
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External List - changing a column to dropdown in Sharepoint 2013

I'm on Sharepoint foundation 2013. I have a external list (based on a WCF) For the new and edit form, I'd like to have some columns to be a dropdown (list to be populated from another WCF) Is ...
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How do I create custom date intervals for the Slider with Histogram refiner

I have a custom field mapped to RefinableDate02 that contains dates (many of which are dates in the future) I would like to let my users use the slider (with graph) refiner to select date ranges in ...
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Dispay list in sub site using list view in sharepoint 2013

given a list in the root site of a site collection. I need to show this list in a sub-site using the custom JS view that have written and deployed.
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Discussion forum is not working well after restoring the site collection

I have created a new site collection of type community site on my development machine, then I have backup the site collection and I restore it inside staging server. I am lo-gin as the site ...
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Which Service Applications are Required?

I'm looking to upgrade our 800-person Intranet from SharePoint (Standard) 2010 to 2013. It is a publishing site, with a single site collection and consists of two servers only, Web server and Database ...
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What are the big enhancements in the 2013 SharePoint REST/Client API? [closed]

The MSDN mentions there are some enhancements in the REST/Client API, but the things it lists seem to already be in the 2010 APIs. Can someone please elaborate on the new features that are NEW In ...
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Does the site feed in a team site update when a new document is added or an existing document updated

Ive just watched an intro to sp2013 and in the vid it states that the site feed (news feed) will get updated when a new doc is added or an existing doc is edited. Ive tested this functionality and it ...
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How to resolve Managed Property Type?

In SharePoint search you can create managed properties with following types: Text Integer Decimal DateTime YesNo Binary In my case I tried to create managed properties in PowerShell for these ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again”, when adding new announcement [closed]

I have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. then i have added an Announcement app to the site, but then i try to add a new announcement i am getting the following error :- The server was unable to ...
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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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How to apply custom site layout on my Team Site?

Please take a look at the following screenshot of my team site. I want to apply custom site layout on this team site. I opened the site in SharePoint Designer and made of copy of seattle.master and ...
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Invalid context token

I have a SharePoint 2013 app that throws an error "Unsupported security token" in the web project at the following line: SharePointContextToken contextToken = ...
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Why does “Find a file” search for partial text returns 0 results?

In our new SharePoint 2013 environment, whenever we are looking at a Document Library, we see the new "Find a File" text field. Sometimes we can put in partial data (like for the Project Name field, ...
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How/Should to chnage the farm version on my staging and development environment to be the same

I run (get-spfarm).buildversion on my development and on my staging environments and it seems that the build & Revision are different as follow :- On the Staging :- Major 15 / Minor 0 /build ...