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SharePoint Foundation DistributedCache Monitorable Token Cache: Failed to get token from distributed

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently when users try to add/edit a wiki page sometimes they got the following errors :- :- Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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Content search web part, how to display a portion of a text field? (blog post)

I have a content search web part that displays a single blog. I have the body area that might contain too much text to display on a main page. What is the easiest way to cut it to 3 lines or a 200 ...
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recreate editform.aspx with contentype-dropdown

I've created a list with more than 80 fields. To lay it out more clearly I grouped the fields in multiple contenttypes. As soon as there was more than one contenttype Sharepoint showed a dropdown-box ...
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Visual Studio 2012 cache Unit Test results of SharePoint solutions

It's my first time with Unit Tests in SharePoint and I've noticed some strange behaviour. I have a solution with 2 projects: Project ProjectTest My test method: [TestMethod] public void ...
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Upgrade Site collection to 15 in SharePoint 2013 Failed

The site collection contains 5 languages variations (English, French, German, Dutch and Portuguese). The site has been migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using the standard Microsoft ...
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Updating Wiki Page Name will not affect its title and the page will have wrong title when searching for it

Yesterday I have noted that my Wiki Page will contain two properties “Title” & “Name” not sure why. For example yesterday I created the following new page and I gave it the following name:- ...
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Pure clientside webpart for Office365

I want to build a pure clientside (angular) webpart for my own environment. I want to have as small of a footprint as possible (So please no app domain or sandboxed solution). It's necessairy this ...
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Update the wiki Page name will raise an unexpected error when saving the wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and everything was working well. But when I edit a wiki page and I update the its name as follow:- and then i saved the page , I got the ...
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How do I set up the Categories Section?

I have just created a new Enterprise Wiki and have just started populating it with data. But down the left hand side of the screen I have the Categories Section. Have popped in title names and tried ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - How to retrieve the SPWorkflow object associated with a SPListItem?

Here's the scenario: I have a SPListItem in hand, which i know has a started workflow associated. The workflow has a task created for approval. I want to access the SPWorkflow and then the ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...
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Logging Item changes

Is there any default logging Area, Category and Level to trace what item field values has changed? Or am I stuck at developing custom Event Receivers to iterate all properties.Item.Fields, comparing ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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Force commit / 'Stop' editing Datasheet (Quick Edit) view Javascript

I have an 'Approve' button being rendered in a listview through JSLink. The users can click this in datasheet view to 'Approve' the item. The trouble is, and changes made before clicking approve are ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Restoring Central Administration

I was following this blog about renaming host headers on web applications. Not thinking clearly, I started to remove the central admin web app from iis before extending the web app again with a new ...
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Association: Task List in Workflow stopped working

Help please. I am using SharePoint 2013 in cunjuntion with SPD (no Code). JUst OOB solution. I have been using the to send emails to helpdesk based on wether the Manager changes those dropdowns to ...
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how to click on ribbon button using javascript?

I want to trigger click for a ribbon button using Javascript. I used click() hence it did not triggered the event. $("#my.Ribbon.customTab.ThiscustomGroup.bigbutton-Large").click();
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Application page sometime look dim

When i open my application page, it becomes dim as in picture. when refresh page and remove hash ids it work OK again after some time same problem. why ? ms-dlgOverlay is display block, why ?
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jQuery search api and no results

I try to get search results using a javascript (jQuery) call to my on premise SharePoint search REST API but I don't get any results. that's my js: $.ajax({ type: "GET", url: ...
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After adding some custom renditions in a site collection, they are not showing up in the pick renditions

Blob Cache is activated for the web app. I have tried this on another site collection and it works. On this particular site collection, I still see the standard renditions and not my custom ones. ...
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How to enable the “Tags & Notes” tab inside my enterprise wiki

I am working on a publishing site of type enterprise wiki , but currently the “Tags & Notes” icon is displayed. As follow:- And it mentioned that I might not have the permission, although I am ...
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Error on publishing workflow with custom activity

I have created a custom action using visual studio for SharePoint 2013. I have done this multiple times following instructions from various blogs and every time I get the below mentioned error. (0, ...
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Client people picker on Sharepoint View Custom Forms

Can someone tell me how to have the default client people picker control with the auto complete functionality on the custom view form in Sharepoint 2013? Once the default view form is customised, the ...
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Publishing as Major Version - all files in master page and page layouts programmatically/powershell

I am creating my master page using HTML. my html has a lot of files (css, img, js etc) these files needs to be published. But I have 100+ files that needs to be published manually. How can I make ...
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Make a SharePoint 2013 provider hosted app prompt for credentials

I work at a regional restaurant chain that has back office PCs that are setup with their own generic user (something like "store_001"). My boss wants me to create a provider hosted app that will ...
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How to directly upload images to my Images library, without the need to update the properties of the documents?

I am working on a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Add when I want to add a new Picture from my Pc to the wiki page, I will be prompted with the following dialog:- So ...
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how to prevent my Issue tracking App from creating history for the Description field

I have an issue tracking App inside SharePoint 2013. and by default the Issue tracking App will create a new Description history whenever a user edit an item as follow:- this might be a good ...
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Querying on Managed Metadata for term and parent terms

I have a Managed Metadata field called Geography using the following term set as an example. North America Canada Toronto United States New York This Geography ...
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Why is apps “from your organization” missing?

I'm trying to deploy an app from an on-premise SP2012 App catalog for the first time. I've apparently deployed it into the App Catalog successfully, but if I attempt to add an app from a site in my ...
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How to Run Copy List Item Workflow Across Whole List at Once

I want to archive a large list (list 1), therefore i saved template of that list without content and renamed it (list 2) and created brand new empty list off that template. Now i am using if statement ...
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How to uncheck “Add as a new version to existing files” inside the “Add a document” dialog

I am working on a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Currently when users want to insert an image inside the rich text editor, they will be prompted with the following:- ...
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Open office documents in browser sharepoint 2013 azure

We have a sharepoint 2013 site in which i want to open documents(majorly word and excel) in browser instead of application. Please not i am not considering Office web app. Instead i am interested in ...
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SharePoint 2013 On-Premise Multi-Factor Authentication Options

I'm looking for some MFA options outside of the Windows Azure option that we can use as we don't use Azure today. Currently we utilize Entrust for digital certs an so forth. Done a little research on ...
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How to show/hide columns using info path, based if the login user is inside a SharePoint security group or not

I have the following form inside my SharePoint 2013 Issue tracking tool, which I edited using info path:- But I want to hide the last three columns , unless the login user is inside a SharePoint ...
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Send external link to specific document?

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment. Some users have expressed the need for sending a link to a specific document/presentation to external contacts. They would like a direct link to the specific ...
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Error configuring PowerPivot 2012 on SharePoint 2013. New-PowerPivotSystemServiceInstance - The PowerPivot System Service does not exist in the farm

Hi I'm hoping that someone can help me out here. I have a Multi-server dev farm that I am unable to provision PowerPivot correctly. It worked fine on the standalone farm. Any help would be ...
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Bind GridView using CAML query JOIN

I want to show data from 3 lists in gridview, using CAML query join. I have multiline fields in 2 of these lists. As per my knowledge these multiline fields cant be included in CAML Query JOIN. FYI, ...
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Cannot add new column - “Field name already exists”

I am trying to add a new column to a freshly created list. The list was created through the UI. Now, when I try to add a new column to it through the UI, I get the following error: Field name ...
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Search documents contents using SharePoint 2013 REST API or CSOM

I'm wondering if there is a way to query the actual contents of the document using the REST API or using the CSOM and CAML from an ASP.NET application? I remember in a previous job that we used FAST ...
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Adding Hidden Article ID to every search result on enterprise wiki

I have the hidden article ID being displayed on all of the wiki pages. I want this article ID to be displayed on every search result regardless of what the query is. Using the code below on the ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...
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SP13: Image behind Table (HTML)

I have content editor web part that I have applied html for a table. I would like to upload an image (through HTML script), but I want the image to appear behind the table. I tried using the ...
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SharePoint Feature not visible

I deployed 4 features in a solution, 3 visible and 1 not, they all are web scoped. I can see the all features are in layout feature folders. Also when I do this, Get-SPFeature | Sort -Property ...
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InfoPath form with centralized data connections gives error

I have converted all the data connections in my InfoPath form to centralized data connections. Many of the data connections pull data from the WCF Web services that have been hosted locally. But ...
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Dividing a tracking list items into two different edit forms, that have different permissions on each form

I am trying to achieve the following, using the Issue Tracking list inside sharePoint server 2013. First I have an issue item which have the following columns:- ID. Title. Date Created. Description. ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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Display Templates - Filter selectable items by control

Situation I have loads of display templates (>30) for different purposes. For consistency reasons I created them in the following format: Controlname - Company_Controlname Itemname - ...
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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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opening document library files in popup or new window

is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types PDF-In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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Why redeploying JSLINK file adds a ctag to it

I deployed a JSLINK file using a feature for 2 lists, using same render method, then I made changes to file by adding 2 new methods and removing 1 method already there. Now when i go to my list I get ...