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How to get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle ...
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SharePoint Hosted App Cross Domain Calls to a REST API

I have a SharePoint hosted app and I want to use the JIRA REST API with it. Which means I want to make requests and work with the data from the responses. Because it's a SharePoint hosted app I can ...
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SharePoint and Outlook 2013 Address Book

On SharePoint 2010 Im able to successfully add the Contact list to Outlook and get it to show as an Address Book. If I view the list under Contacts/People I can search criteria like numbers, company ...
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PWA User Logon Account changed after changing to Forms and Windows Authentication

So I'm in a bit of a pickle. In order to get OWA to work on our external, customer site we enabled forms and windows authentication on our internal site and added a custom login so users were prompted ...
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SSRS + SharePoint2013: Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON'

I have a sharepoint 2013, it is configured for integration mode. From SQL2012, I publish a simple SSRS report to the SP2013. The publish succeeded, but when view the report, it shows this error: ...
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Configure Hashtag term set submission policy to closed

Is there any option to switch the submission policy of hashtag system term set to "closed"
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Set Task to Approved or Rejected from workflow

I have a Task that was created by a 2013 workflow, through either the Assign a task command or Start a task process command. I have a second workflow that wants to use Update List Item to approve or ...
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Can we disable /Hide Skydrive from SharePoint Farm On premises

Is there a way that we can use power shell (Not custom delegate control) to hide/disable the Suitelinks from the complete SharePoint farm .We achieved that in one site collection using CSS but as we ...
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Copy People column from sharepoint list item to SharePoint group

I have Site Admin Custom sharepoint list in a Site1, where users in our oganization need to submit a request to become Cerified Site Collection Administrator. List Consists of 3 columns: Site ...
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What is the value to Variable when query results nothing in CAML

What is the Value of $spQuery when no items were returned from the filter in the query given below: I am trying to add a conditional statement at end of this script. if ($spQuery -eq $null){ ...
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List item event receiver firing when list is modified

If I have an event receiver that handles the item added event, it fires whenever the list is modified. While debugging the event we see that it is firing over a non-existim item (properties.ListItem ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Blog - setting fixed width getting vertical scrollbar

When i set the post width to fixed on the web part "Posts", like this: I get a vertical scroll bar when loading the post, how can i remove this scrollbar? it is there no matter how "high" the post ...
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User search in SP2013 provider-hosted app

I have a provider-hosted app in SharePoint 2013. I am trying to create a custom search for user, based on user name (I`m not using people search). I tried with KeywordQuery, and checked out the MSDN, ...
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How to allow contributor users to add web parts

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently contributor users with the following permission level, cannot add web parts:- I think that assigning them a Design permission will ...
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Sharepoint task list

Sharepoint 2013. We have a long task list with quite a few subtasks in each and I just can't work out how to only show main tasks in initial view, rather than all the subtasks being expanded. Is there ...
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Modifying a copy of the seatle.master instead of a copy of seatle.html

I wanted to do some modification to the seatle master page. So I took a copy of the Seatle.master using share point designer , and I paste it , then I rename the new file to custom.master. I wrote ...
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JSOM working in Chrome but not IE

I am learning the Java CSOM at the moment and have written a little program that creates a sub-site and assigns a masterpage to it. I am embedding all the code directly on the page. I am finding ...
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You don't have Add and Customize Pages permissions [duplicate]

Currently when contributor users inside our enterprise wiki 2013 try to add a new web part to a wiki page, they will get the following error:- A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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SharePoint 2013 GEO-Replications?

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment that is running quite well in Europe, However, Our end-users in other offices in North America are not satisfied with the performance, Because they are ...
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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Create list using C# CSOM in a subsite on Office SharePoint O365

We have a SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted App using C# CSOM that has been deployed to a Developer site under the root site. One of the requirements of our app is that it should be able to create lists ...
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Excel Services REST API returns 401 Unauthorized in Workflow

I am trying to make a call to the Excel Services REST API in a workflow to retrieve information on a workbook's charts. The URL format is ...
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Page Appearing In Top Link Bar When 'Show Pages' Not Selected

I have purposely configured my SharePoint site to only show subsites, and not pages in the Top Link Bar. Despite this, a page recently created is appearing in the dropdown on one particular subsite, ...
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Central admin has <> less than and greater than tags on top of navigation menu?

Anyone has any idea what these are?! They appear on some of our servers and client servers with a fresh install.
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online with Kaltura

Is anyone using Kaltura with SharePoint 2013 Online? any limits that you can do or don't? as a developer anything in the API that need to consider?
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Export document library from SharePoint 2010 with large chunk of data to SharePoint 2013

I am migrating my content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. The document libraries that I need to migrate has around 10 GB of data. I have tried to export it using the steps specified in this ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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Cross-Site Collection List Copying (Same Domain) in Sharepoint 2013

My case is a bit specific; I need some kind of list item function that will allow the copying of a list item from an intranet site to an external site (two different site collections), and if the item ...
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SPO 2013 - Visible item limit in the Site Feed [duplicate]

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We have the Site Feed on our intranet homepage but we thinkg it shows too many items as default. We would like for it to show only 5 items and then more when ...
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405 Method Not Allowed when creating new item in SharePoint list from remote site

I want to create a simple webpage with a form that can create new items in a SharePoint list. I want to make this as a remote site that just connects to sharepoint. Since I had a problem with REST ...
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SPO 2013 - How to open Links List items (websites) in a new window/tab when clicking with the left mouse button?

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. In our intranet we have the OOTB Links List on a page so users can add links to important external websites in it. As a default those links are just opening ...
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How to call Rest api in SharePoint hosted app.?

I want to call Rest api which is not of SharePoint. I have created one Api which is in php. And I want to call that api in my SharePoint hosted App. Is it possible to call API which not of SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search: JavaScript object model get alternate access mapping

I am using a custom item template for search results. In that I ma getting the links as the original ones and not the Alternate Access Mapping. Is there a way to transform the original URL's to the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search: Get alternate access mappings in crawled property

When the content is crawled, the crawled properties are getting the original URL's in it rather than the alternate access mappings. Is there a way to get AAM?
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Stop Notepad opening when trying to open document in sharepoint

Whenever I try to open a document in sharepoint 2013 using the "..." -> EDIT option it opens notepad with a dialog box cannot find the .txt file Do you want to create a new file. It opens a dialog ...
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Make Sharepoint 2013 forms read only

I have a need where I need to add a "SUBMIT" Button to sharepoint New and Edit forms along with the default Save and Cancel Buttons. On click it should assign read only permissions to the item to the ...
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SharePoint 2013 People Search URL Issue

I have a 2013 solution that is configured with UPSA, MySites and Search. Each of them work fine. Searches have performed successful crawls of MySites and the site. Profile Synch works. When I do a ...
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New-SPWeb : Cannot find an SPSite object that contains the following Id or Url:

While Running Following command: New-SPWeb -url "https://xyz.com/sites/" -name "apple" -template STS#0 I received following error: New-SPWeb : Cannot find an SPSite object that contains the ...
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SharePoint dont show username for locked document

I cant understand my current situation. I have one SharePoint 2013 Ent. When a file is locked and other user try to open it we have this message: FileName is locked for editing by 'another user' ...
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Event receiver on user log in

I'm trying to make a feature to assist with user provisioning. Our users don't exist in our domain until they register, at which point they're sent directly to SharePoint. I'm trying to populate ...
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Moving Site Collection to a different Web Application

I have been configuring a SP 2013 site, and I have a My Site Host Site Collection on its own Web Application. But now I find out I can't use two distinct URLs (our "main" site, portal.company.com may ...
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Changing client web part properties Title/Description with diffrent languages

We want to change our client web part Title and Description depending on Supported locales(languages). The Validation checklist for apps: ...
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Site Feature Not Visible when Upgrade Solution from SP2010 to SP2013

I've migrated our SharePoint 2010 solution to SharePoint 2013 following these steps: ZimmerGren.net After a lot of pain and heart ache, I managed to get the solution compiled and deployed (using ...
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Sharepoint Datepicker jumps to top in Chrome

I have an EditForm in which a Date field is located towards the bottom. When clicking the DatePicker button in Chrome, the form jumps to the top forcing the user to scroll to the bottom again. This is ...
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Get links from SharePoint 2013 global navigation using REST

I am trying to get the Global Navigation links using a REST call. https://sitename/sites/test/_api/navigation/menustate?mapprovidername='GlobalNavigationSwitchableProvider'&$filter=IsHidden eq ...
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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 ...