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Backup and restore site collection without their data

I have finished my implementation and testing on the staging server, and now I want to back-up then restore my two site collections inside the production server. But when I did the same step from ...
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Adding a webpart page with some webparts using Module and setting that as home page in sharepoint online

I have created a web template(inheriting from STS template) which includes few document libraries and lists. Document libraries are created using list definition while lists are OOTB lists included ...
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Workflow SP 2013 - Cannot retrieve a UserMulti Field value

I'm developing a SharePoint-hosted App with a workflow working with a List that contains a UserMulti Field. I'm currently trying to retrieve this field value to a variable with a ...
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Calendar Template in SharePoint 2013 not displaying add link on mouse hover

I created a list template from calender type. When I deploy the solution, and view that list I cannot see the add link when I put the mouse pointer over any date box. But when I created the same list ...
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Workflows 2013 cannot send Email

I have a Workflow (created in SPD 2013) that sends Emails, either directly or through a Approvaltask. The problem is that none of these Emails reach their destination. They don't even reach the ...
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Activating feature that creates view with powershell fails because it uses SPContext.Currentweb user

I have a feature that creates a documnet library and then some views. One of the views is called my last modified documents. When I activate it via site features it works. When i activate it via ...
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Changing the top navigation bar Tabs titles [duplicate]

I need to change the tile for the top navigation tabs, to do so I search for these tabs inside the following folder:- C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\Resources ...
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Get user id with powershell

I'm updating custom fields in a document library and I have to set a value for the person that's responsible for the file. On the frontend I put the AD account name in the field but it is stored as a ...
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How to update document meta data using powershell

I'm iterating through all files of a document library using powershell trying to update some files in some folders. I can read the file properties but I'm not able to update them. Here is my code: ...
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Personal Blog not sending notifications on comments from users?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm talking about the regular "Blog" each user can have on his/her MySite if activated. When commenting is enabled and other users comment on blog posts, the author does ...
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Custom digital signatures (or hash) on list items

I am working for a customer who needs to implement digital signatures (and I emphasize digital, not just electronic) on SharePoint list items. Due to the context of the project, I have the following ...
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Can you use an app as a webpart on a subpage that was create on parent site?

I've created an app wiki library on the parent site, but I would like to be able to use it on a page as a web part on a subsite. Does anyone know how to make the subsite inherit parent apps? The ...
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Is it totally wrong to modify the Seatle.master page

I am new to SharePoint 2013 . and I have been asked to do a lot of modification to the SharePoint 2013 layout and CSS. So I have created custom CSS inside my document library, but some changes were ...
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How to change position of gear icon and display name on top

Is there a way to move these two items as shown in following screenshot to move to some other location? I want them to be displayed below at some other place so that I can completely hide this top bar ...
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Get all user profiles to make a SharePoint 2013 app to show Org Chart(SP On Premise)

I made a dynamic org-chart app using KineticJS (on HTML Canvas) which is working using a dummy list of user from the parent site of app. Here I get the users, make them an array of javascript objects ...
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Object reference not set to an object error while moving an object to feature list

I have created a feature in which I want to put the list instance to be created when the feature is activated. I created new feature from visual studio and trying to add the list instance file to the ...
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Why the security trimming doesn't apply?

It seems that the security trimming doesn't apply for the Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013. I've created 2 lists with broken role inheritance and assigned permissions to a different group for each ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search - Return Results Based on Lookup Column Value

We have a page on a public website where we're surfacing a list of Staff which is stored in a "Catalog". The staff catalog has a lookup column pointing at a Department catalog. The Lookup is joining ...
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Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. on Set Metadatanavigation

I am trying to add the navigation keys of one document library, however its failing on the Set Metadatanavigation Settings method with the above exception var navigationKeyFilterxxxIsp =new ...
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Corrupt page layout messing up backend - how to change layout elsewhere?

I have a corrupt page layout and I need to know where else I can change the page layout of a page apart from editing the page itself from the frontend. I have access to sharepoint designer 2013 but ...
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Set the JSLink property for all list forms in FeatureActivated

Is it possible to update the SPForm.JSLink property for the forms (Display, New, Edit) of an existing list in the when a feature is activated? I have tried the code below, but it seems that the ...
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Can I add hide/show list to my Quick launch links

I have parent/child links hierarchy inside my Quick Launch links, but is there a way to be able to hide/show the child links, instead of always showing the child links? ::EDIT:: I have modified my ...
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Visualization of KPIs in Sharepoint Online

My client wants to show a number of KPI:s on his Sharepoint Online (2013) site. The data source for them will in this first phase be entered manually. What is the best way to display them in a nice ...
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Determine the number of times a profile has been viewed

I need to display the following text in a web part: Your profile has been viewed by X people in the last 90 days How can I determine the value of "X" using JSOM? If this isn't possible, I ...
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How do you make a CustomAction depending on a custom ContentType?

I have added a deployable custom action (FlyoutAnchor) to my Site. Now I have to hide this button in all other pages which are not inherit from a specific content type. is it possible to do this with ...
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Is it possible to specify content database name while creating the Excel Service Application using powershell script?

I want to create the Excel Service Application as it is required to use the Excel Web Access Web Part. Firs I tried to create the application using sharepoint but GUI not providing facility to specify ...
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SharePoint 2013 text styles “not available”

This is about SharePoint 2013. I have custom page layouts and a custom master on my page and my problem is that the content editor web part shows all of the text styles as question marks and tags them ...
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User has too much permission

My issue is different than most. My user 'spdo' is in the group SP Visitors. They should have access to the following... Root > Subsite > Subsite (and it should end there) however they can see doc ...
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Adding a cusotm title for javascript:SP.UI.ModalDialog.OpenPopUpPage

I have a code snippet inside my team site home page which contain the following code to display a pop-up dialog, as follow:- <li class="ms-comm-adminLinksListItem" unselectable="on"><a ...
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How to change the Top Bar tab titles

I have a requirement to change the Top bar titles for my team site and community site. For example I need to change the “Page” to be “Page options”.so from where I can change these titles.? Second ...
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Upgrading 100+ sites with same schema

I have an application with over 100 site collections. Each site collection has a root site, and all of them have exactly the same schema. Now I need to make a change to a field in a list that these ...
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Search ignoring all numeric search

We are running SharePoint 2013 and are trying to use the people search to find employees by their employee ID number. The column has been indexed in SharePoint and if we search using the syntax ...
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How can I resize a web part to be the size of a div it is sitting in

I am trying to put some final touches on our main portal page. We are using a wiki page with a 2 column text layout. The left column is 75% of the page and the right column is 25%. In the right ...
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Item-level security possible with OData external content type?

I've created an External Content Type which uses an OData service as it source, and I created a content source in the Search Service Application in order to crawl this data. This works fine. However, ...
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How to make the current general calendar click able inside the “Calenders in view”

I have added 5 calendars inside my team site, then I have overlay-ed 4 calendars insdie a general calender. But currently inside the “Calendar in View” , the general calendar (blue calendar) is not ...
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How to change x-ua-compatible for given user-agent

is there a possibility to Change the submitted x-ua-compatible meta-tag in SharePoint 2013 for a specific browser (by incoming user-agent)? Background is, that IE11 in IE8-mode or edge mode will not ...
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Do I need a Full crawl search, if i am having an incremental crawl every 20 minutes

I have set an incremental crawl rule to execute an incremental crawl every 20 minutes. But my question is do I need to perform a full crawl, beside the incremental crawl ? Regards
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SharePoint 2013 ListViewByQuery control does not show ribbon

I put in my aspx page a ListViewByQuery control, to show a view on a library, based on a query that is dynamically constructed. But, when I click on an item in the control, it does not show the ...
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What is SP2013 optimal environment setup?

Will put up a SharePoint 2013 in a Vmware environment. Will have 8000 + users when everything is completed. Boss wants it on Windows 2008 R2 and Sql 2008 R2. Personally, I would prefer Windows Server ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Resource files location

I'm trying to translate some resource files of sharepoint 2013. I can't find the messages on the DeltaPageStatusBar when you start to modify the page For example the resource file for this mesages: ...
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Online Sharepoint : Custom content type not included by default in List definition

Requirement : Webtemplate with custom document libraries along with custom content types to be used in sharepoint 2013 online created the web template and content type, both are working fine in ...
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People suggestion not working on environment

an ootb sharepoint search box script web part stopped giving us suggestions on staging environment, what I was able to find in logs were these 2 things: 09/20/2013 10:58:31.68 ...
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SharePoint configuration Wizard raised the following exception: An exception of type System.IO.FileNotfoundExeceptino was thrown

I have SharePoint Server 2013 and SQL server 2008 r2. i run the SharePoint configuration wizard but it raised the following exception:- Exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not find ...
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How to utilize audience targeting with javascript?

Im creating a SharePoint-hosted app (restricted to use client side code only), and I want to retrieve documents from a library. Each document have a Target audience field. I want to, in javascript: ...
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Recommended Design Pattern

Is there a recommended and customized design patter to follow in order to create a SharePoint 2013 Solution?
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Forcing the browser to open a download dialog box when a user clicks a document in a document library App

Currently I have set the following for my document library App: On the library advance setting: "Open in the client application" On the web application setting: "Strict" for Browser File Handling ...
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Feature with Id 'guid' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this scope

I have a WinForms project that acts as a Sharepoint 2013 Solution installer. It basically do some checking, create a sql database, adds and install a SP Solution and finally activates the feature. ...
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ReferenceError: Strings is not definedTypeError . when viewing APPS inside google chrome

Users are reporting the same problem of receiving the following error on Google chrome version 29.0.1547; when accessing a document library App page and when they access an Announcement list App ...
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SharePoint 2013 Request managment Verus having a load balancer

the higher management ask me to provide a high level description about what are need in case we want to define two SharePoint servers inside the same Farm . so if one SharePoint server is down the ...
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SharePoint Farm containing two servers, how to configure one server to work in case the other went down

I have SharePoint 2013 server. And the customer required to have two servers inside the same farm. So in case one server went down to have the other server working. So how I can configure such a ...