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Custom error page for SharePoint 2013 runtime error

I have found many links regarding custom error pages. But all the links are pointing to the same issue like PageNotFoundError which is not my case. I need to create a custom error page for whenever ...
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install-spsolution really stuck on “deploying”

Im trying to deploy a wsp on a Sp2013-farm. Ive tried restarting all sptimer-services on all machines, restarted admin service on all machines, restarted all machines, recycled service (iis) app pool, ...
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SP WIKI: How to modify the left menu?

In our WIKI we have multiple articles, but unfortunately only the five latest entries show up in the left menu (see red area below). I tried to change this through the library settings and ...
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UID field displaying in SharePoint Calendar

I ran into a strange problem where a "UID" field is now showing up on my display, new, and edit forms in a SharePoint Calendar. I can't find much information about this, but it seems that it may ...
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Change PageTitle (SP2013)

I have a master page implemented by a vendor but there is one thing I would really like the ability to modify on a page by page basis. Currently I have a library and have created two distinct views, ...
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Version comments in Workflow comments

When someone checks in a document which then publishes a major version. Is there any way to get the comments of the last document version and insert them into the workflow comments?
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Reporting server configuration in a sharepoint farm?

For configuration of SQL SERVER Reporting server in SharePoint mode is can we install reporting services add-in for SharePoint in all servers in a SharePoint farm? I did installed reporting server ...
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Gridview in a Webpart and its lifecycle

Please consider that i am new to developing with sharepoint and also that the code isnt mine. I only have to bugfix it. This being said now to my question. I have a problem with a custom Gridview ...
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if i delete search service application from Central admin the whole components will delete?

In a sharepoint farm there is a search service application and its components deployed in two application servers. If I delete search service application from Central admin the whole components will ...
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SQL database login for 'Sharepoint_Config' on instance '' failed. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below

in an application server where performancepoint service and secure store service running i saw below error many times, how to solve this errors Log Name: Application Source: ...
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How to remove corrupted group

We are using SP2013 on-premise. I have discovered a corrupted group that I wish to re-create. I cant go to its setting-page from the gui, I get an error page (with message "Cant find the group") When ...
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Full text search query on a specific folder via CMIS

SharePoint 2013 : My CMIS repository's QUERY capability is BOTH SEPARATE. With CMIS queries I am unable to use the CONTAINS clause and IN_FOLDER clause together in the CMIS query for full text search ...
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Unable to upload docs > 37 MB through CMIS API

My SharePoint 2013 version is 15.0.4569.1506. I am unable to upload a document greater than 37 MB in SharePoint through my below CMIS code. But directly into SharePoint I am able to do so. I have also ...
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Unable rename the first element of OOTB SharePoint bread crumbs

I have a requirement where I need to rename the first element of the bread crumbs to another name. Currently it displays the name of the site i.e XYZ Intranet but instead of that I want to rename this ...
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allowing code blocks in a sharpoint aspx site page in one directory only

I have this section in my web.config <PageParserPaths> <PageParserPath VirtualPath="/*" CompilationMode="Always" AllowServerSideScript="true" IncludeSubFolders="true" /> ...
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SharePoint - Rest - Fields Missing From Metada

I am trying to use SharePoint REST API to update a field's value on Project Task, but I don't see the field in the metadata, it lists out pretty much all the fields except for the field I am looking ...
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REST - Update field not found in metadata

I am trying to update field (StatusManager) not found in the "Task" (project server) rest metadata but is a column on the task table (TaskStatusManagerUID) and because of it looks like the update REST ...
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Filtering Lookup Column By Expiration Date [duplicate]

Scenario: I have created a lookup column with two columns. A department column and Expiration Date column. Each Department has a Expiration Date. For example see the image. When the Department ...
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Query Sharepoint databases in production

what are the important reasons to not query sharepoint production databases , if we want to run even select sql queries is any issue to database? in a case if i want to do select query and want to ...
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In 2013 Designer Workflow, getting single item from a list

Is it possible to fetch a single item from a list (not the current list or item) without making an HTTP service call. If not, then why? Don't you think it should be something readily available. I can ...
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calculated formula help

I am creating a site column of type "CALCULATED" through visual studio. Here is my scehma . when i try to deploy it gives the below exception <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Sharepoint 2013 mixes CSS styles in separate web-parts

I am currently building a page in SP13 enviroment and what I want to do is to create a horizontal Navigation Panel on the page Header + menu on the left with sub-categories. I created 2 Webparts ...
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Can i create a itemizled list in sharepoint

I have a list in SharePoint that has been created for budget and travel and i need to make this list itemized for the full year and I have added the count field be that does count the full year. ...
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Enforcing Content Type regardless of upload method

being new to SharePoint I am struggling with this one and can't seem to find the answer - if there is one - in an other forum questions. Documents can be uploaded to SharePoint 2013 many ways:- ...
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Using CEWP to apply css to a table on sharepoint 2013

I am in the process on adding css to a CEWP for a table within a webpage. I have tried different CSS and nothing is working. It is a basic table that just needs the border black due to the border ...
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Visual Studio vs SharePoint Designer for SharePoint 2013

Could anyone explain me the advantages of using Visual Studio for SharePoint customization than using SharePoint Designer? And also which version of Visual Studio supports both SharePoint 2013 ...
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Check if user profile exist programmatically

I am trying to get user profile image from user profile. Here is my code sample: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite site = new ...
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page layout is missing in ribbon while in edit mode

When i edit page i cannot see page layout option in ribbon. I have checked that i have enabled feature SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure enabled both on site collections and site features. ...
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Is it a bad idea to increase the frequency of the document id timer job

We have project sites automatically provisioned in our SharePoint based on a user action and as part of the site we enable the document id feature and use a custom prefix. Now I know the document id ...
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How to migrate a team site with publishing infrastructure enabled under another publishing subsite

We are using SP2013 standard on-premise. There are 2 existing site collection. Both are built with team site template with publishing infrastructure enabled. The URLs are: ...
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SP 2013 Global Navigation - Hover Static Top Item Causes Other Top items to Shift Left

Please forgive me as a newborn SP end-user with childish questions at this stage of my development. My Global Navigation static links are unchanged from OOB, except for three aspects: On hover, ...
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What does State Service Application do exactly

I have to come out now. I have little understanding what we use State Service Application for. I know we need it for InfoPath and some other services. It's something where SharePoint stores user ...
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what are the trace logs and uls logs in sharepoint

what are the trace logs and uls logs in sharepoint ? are these are same logs? and which logs are saved in wss_logging database? or which logs are save in wss_logging database and what is the ...
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Update Logic Causes WF to Cancel

For testing purposes I created a VERY simple WF due to the error I'm getting. I have a Designer 2013 List WF that Runs on the Checked Items List shown below: The logic is that it will create an ...
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Create ListView with InplaceSearch on TeamSite from XML

TL;DR Version Cant create a webpart with searchbox (InplaceSearchEnabled) from XML and even cant modify it afterwards via SSOM to make it work. Setting the value over the UI works fine. Problem ...
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ADFS server error 403 - Forbidden: Access is Denied

Currently trying to copy a working farm that uses ADFS to authenticate users. My SharePoint farm authenticates users perfectly using NTLM. I followed the steps provided by Microsoft to set up an ADFS ...
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Multiple columns $filter in SP designer 2013 http web service call

How can I filter on multiple columns when making a web service call in a SP 2013 designer workflow? For example if this is the url for the service call then how is the $filter part different from what ...
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Registering Workflow Manager fails because the farm is already registered

I have a standalone SharePoint server 2013 (Win2008r2) for test purposes. I have installed Workflow Manager, marking "Allow Http" in the wizard. The certificates were auto-generated. The server does ...
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Content rollup and display template issue

I am using this custom display template with a search results web query to roll up tasks. http://www.surfray.com/blog/2013/06/12/aggregate-your-open-tasks-with-sharepoint-2013/ I have followed the ...
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Apply recurring event on custom calendar list

I have created a simple custom calendar list using a sandboxed solution. I want to use recurring event, but that's not working with my created list, it's showing me an error message. I am getting the ...
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Question regarding FBA on SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 FBA web application with custom login page. The issue here is whenever users open up a new tab (in the same session), they are redirected to the login page. No matter how ...
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Adding rich text column with formatting to library

Out of the box it seems you can't have a rich text column in a document library with SP 2013 -- I have no idea why, but it seems to be the case. We have worked around this by going into SP Designer, ...
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What SharePoint Column is used for a Video?

Is there a built-in column that is used for a video asset?
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Finding Column Average

Created a custom list in SharePoint 2013. I have a column that is full of numbers. I would like to find the average per column. To solve this issue I created a calculated column and applied this ...
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Custom Action to Replace “Delete this site” on Site settings

I am trying to remove and replace the "Delete this site" on Site settings page. Can anyone see what is wrong? My current code looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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SharePoint 2013 - restore a single site from site collection backup

I want to restore a single sharePoint site from a site collection backup. My question is, is this possible. And how is this possible. Are there any useful commands? Thanks!
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REST - Is Project Checked Out

I am trying to query a PWA project set to see if it checked out (any user). There is an endpoint to check-in a draft project which is like so ProjectServer/Projects(guid'xxx')/Draft/checkIn() but ...
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OneDrive for Business “Credentials Nedded” problem

In our company we have Sharepoint 2013 installed. My task is to enable connection to SharePoint with OneDrive for Business. The SharePoint installation is connected to a domain based on Active ...
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adding pagelayouts from layouts folder

I want to add pages for pagelayout. I have created 2 features i.e FeatureA and FeatureB. FeatureA and FeatureB will both use same pagelayouts. I cannot create module for pagelayout because i will not ...
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Creating InfoPath Form from SP List with Content Types

I created a SharePoint list that I want to transfer to InfoPath form. The SharePoint list has multiple content types. Is there a way to transfer the list into InfoPath and have the content types ...