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VS Package Designer File Icons - What do they mean?

In a Mapped Folder what do these two different icons indicate about each file? This is just for illustration, the same file is not being deployed twice SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio 2012 Thanks
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Why I cant override checked out items in list being Site collection admin

One of the user in my organization wants to get rid of a excel document in SharePoint list. Unfortunately the file is checked out by his colleague and he is out for a month. User wants to discard ...
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Access Request list new Workflow

We are trying to do some initial testing on the Access Request list in SharePoint Designer and create custom workflows. I can create and publish the workflow, but when I go back into SharePoint ...
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Can't see 'Attachment' option to a discussion in Discussion Board in SP 2013

I can't find a option in the ribbon for attaching a document/file to a discussion post in SharePoint 2013, either while creating a new discussion or Editing an existing one. I know while we have ...
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Cannot return an item's Author and Editor properties in CSOM

I have a utility which makes updates without affecting the ModifiedBy/Editor field. Before any updates are made, I store the user value in one of two ways: CamlQuery camlQuery = new CamlQuery(); ...
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2010 to 2013 Migration Site Collection Upgrade goes to white screen

After mounting my WSS_Content database, I went back to the migrated site collection to upgrade it, once I click "Im ready" to start the site collection upgrade, the processing screen flashes and then ...
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Fill in default value on linked list

I have a list called Projects with information about the different projects our department is taking on -- who as requested the service, what they have requested, etc. I have another list called ...
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Using templete inside our Enterprise wiki site collection

we have the following :- SharePoint 2013 enterprise. Site collection of type Enterprise Wiki. now can i defined a template to be used inside the wiki page "Content" field. so that if the user add ...
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Identify where a taxonomy term is being used

Is there a way to identify where a particular piece of metadata in the term store is being used on a particular site and in how many instances it is used. So the user has a need to identify whether a ...
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Enable-SPFeature - issue

I am stucked on this error: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object while tryng to enable a feature (site scoped) with Enable-SPFeature powershell command. I tried to ...
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Calculating the week within Fiscal year in calculated field

I have been asked to make a list that contains a calculated column containing the week number within a fiscal year starting on 6th April 2015 (Monday) So for example, 6th-12th April would be week 1, ...
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Why does the edit button sometimes appear in Settings icon?

We are currently fixing some migrated pages from SharePoint 2007 to 2013. For this we are editing individual pages and making changes. One thing I have noticed here is that sometimes to edit the page ...
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Generating summary reports inside the enterprise wiki site collection

We are working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SP 2013. And I need to know if there is a way to generate summary reports such as:- User name and the number of wiki pages he/she created. ...
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Unable to create site collection, getting SQL error

I tried to create site collection using central administration as well as powershell but getting error. ULS log shows error message: "A large block of literal text was sent to sql (length 93794). ...
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SearchResultsLayoutPage error in enterprise search site after SP1 and several CU's installed all at once

After applying patches to our SharePoint 2013 farm several of our enterprise search sites now throw this error The base type 'Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Internal.UI.SearchResultsLayoutPage' is not ...
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Users dashboard and reports do not display correctly

When certain users go to their dashboard, the dashboard and subsequently the reports don't display correctly. When I use their computer, as them, and I log onto my dashboard, it does display ...
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Web Part maintenance page: An unexpected error has occurred

In SharePoint 2013 page, under Page edit mode, when I try to add my custom Web Part, I got following error as shown in picture: Then I append ?contents=1 at the end of Page URL: ...
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Alternate Access Mapping - Intranet

I need to give a Intranet URL for the company folks to access the Central Admin . I have created a public URL under Alternate Access Mapping. My central admin url is somethinlike ...
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Is it possible to call JS file in Event Receiver?

Is it possible to call JavaScript file in any of the events in event receiver in SharePoint 2013.
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Workflow stuck on WaitForFieldChange

I have a problem with VS workflow which gets stuck on the WaitForFieldChange activity. Nothing is displayed, the activity simply does not detect a change in the field (change verified with SharePoint ...
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Restrict access for users in allow User Policy

I am trying to restrict permissions for list items, using an event receiver: ListItem.BreakRoleInheritance(false); The event receiver is called correctly, it removes explicit permissions of the list ...
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RBS prevents css, layouts, and js not loading

I have an existing site collection setup, and have installed and activated RBS on the content DB. Now none of the css, js, or master page layouts are loading. If I disable RBS for the content DB then ...
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Does SP.Ribbon.js always loaded in Sharepoint pages?

I was wondering if that file Sp.Ribbon.js is ALWAYS loaded in sharepoint pages? Are there any possible scenarios where that file will not be loaded? Or is it always loaded because of the page ribbon ...
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Clientside PeoplePicker: How to not execute next line (JS) until all users are resolved

I'm using SharePoint Online (2013), but I'm rather new to SP and anything Microsoft. In my JavaScript, I'm programatically populating a client-side PeoplePicker and having the Picker resolve the new ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Open Site fails - can't open using this program

Our SharePoint 2010 farm is being converted to SharePoint 2013. I'm a developer, but not really trained in SharePoint administration. It's my job to wirte the code and get it working. I'm in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 List Error when selecting less than two Items in a Column Filter (Primary Lookup Column)

I have a SharePoint list with many columns, two of which are SRN and PN. SRN is a Primary Lookup Column (values to choose from are populated from source list), and PN is a Secondary Lookup Column ...
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What are the user data returned from Person or Group column (People Only) query?

I'm using SPServices to query a SharePoint Online (2013) list that contains a Person or Group column. (This column is set to allow selection of People Only, in case that matters.) The query used is ...
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Query string parameter to remove menu block in aspx popup

I am using the following URL to display a popup: var xVersionUrl = xAppWebUrl + "/Lists/dlWerkinstructies/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=" + xItemId + "&VersionNo=" + versionId When clicked on the link ...
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How to change column width in Sharepoint 2013 lists

I have a custom list in Sharepoint 2013, I want to make title column wider, How can I do that (step by step for dummies please), there are a lot of post in this site but I couldn't find the right ...
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Page cannot be displayed message for SP App when deployed using App Catalog

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint Hosted App on my Dev machine by packaging it and uploading in app catalog. App when deployed directly using visual studio is working fine. But when I upload the app ...
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MissingSetupFile issue - file does not exist

I am trying to get rid of the health error [MissingSetupFile]. I followed some guide to get (querying the contentDB) the Id of the file (and of the Site and Web). The issue is that the file does not ...
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Get Current Licence type for SharePoint Farm using C#?

As the question says, I want to fetch the license type for my current SharePoint farm in my C# code i.e. current license SharePoint Server with Enterprise Client Access License I want to get the ...
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Error when entering search center for some users

I recently encountered an issue: when entering our Search center logged in as a user with alternate language set, I receive the following error message: "Literal content (' ') is not allowed ...
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Edit Form Field to show edit or display conditionally through Sharepoint Designer

I am attempting to have a field that is set to ControlMode="Edit" by default be conditional to be set to ControlMode="Display" based on the value that is set to default above it. For example: ...
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New Item option and Views have disappeared in “ALL ITEMS” view

It seems that the edit screen along with the new document function in SharePoint. How would I fix it an why does it happen?
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My Sites default Pages library

I am wondering if it is possible to turn on the default 'Pages' library for the My Sites Host Collection. I am currently the My Site Host Collection administrator with Design and Full Control. I ...
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How to implement validation warning in page layout for column “Title”?

I am using sp 2013. I have created a custom page layout. I would like to implement an validation warning on the "title" and "comments" columns. Something like "It is not possible to use more than ...
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How to export to excel only items filtered on my view

In my specific list, I filtered to a account we are going to pay. Then when I click on "Export to Excel" button all the items of the list gets exported. How would I export data that I want? ...
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Search syntax to get Tasks assigned to user, but by ID

I'm current working on a webpart which uses the search engine to get all crawled tasks and return the ones assigned to the currently logged in user. I'm using the field AssignedTo where I give the ...
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Cannot set unknown member 'LookupSPListItem.ItemId'. Error on Workflow Feature Activation

I have a SP 2013 workflow feature that needs activation, when I perform the stsadm command and get the below mentioned error: Microsoft.Workflow.Client.ActivityValidationException: Workflow XAML ...
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Add multiple users to People or Group field of a list using PowerShell

I would like to add some users to a people or groups field of a custom list with PowerShell? How can I do that?
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How to add all users to sharepoint standard group members

Can I add "All" (Users) to SharePoint group members? string userGroupName ="Member"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate { //Don't use context to create ...
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Sharepoint 2013 app navigate to Site Page

We have created a provider hosted app with few pages in it.Each page in the app has an exit button on it. This app is added on SharePoint pages as app part with different pages showing on each page. ...
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Minimal access required to add a new Event Receiver

I created an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2013 (with elevated rights). When I try to add a new Event Receiver, i get the following error: SharePoint Connection Error Cannot ...
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'useragent not available file operations may not be optimized' error when activating SP 2013 workflow feature

I have a staging environment where I restored a Production backup file. The site works fine. However when I deploy my custom SP 2013 workflow and activate the workflow feature, I get the below ...
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SharePoint 2013 managed navigation

I have developed an application in SP 2013 in which I have used managed navigation term store. When I access my site by login to server managed navigation works fine but when I hit my site using ...
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Adding a custom ribbon tab breaks grouping by function in sharepoint list

So, I found this tutorial online as to how to add a ribbon tab in sharepoint 2013. While it works, whenever I add an OOb library or list and use grouping in that list, the items cannot be expanded but ...
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Cumulative Update - best practise

Which is the best practise to update SharePoint farm? Should I stop some services? Do I have to check something after the update?
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Why 200GB content DB limit when using RBS

What's the point of using RBS when you are still restricted to 200GB content DB limit? I don't understand this thing. Secondly this looks like recommended limit, right? Because SharePoint won't stop ...
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Crashed SP2013 Server on existing database farm password

The server running SharePoint 2013 crashed do to a hardware problem and can't be restored. The SQL 2012 server is fine as it was a separate machine. I've created a new server for SharePoint, and was ...