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Document attachment link not saved in site microfeed

I have a customer intranet running on-prem SharePoint 2013 (June '14 CU) and we've encountered issues with some users losing the media links from their posts to site feed. When they post entries with ...
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Upload a file with different filename in sharepoint , adding file as new version

How to upload a file to document library as a new version to existing document when uploading with a different filename? Can this be done OOTB or is there any tool which does this or is there any ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Add Library Column Showing Managed Metadata Level Values

I need to be able to classify all the documents in a library into a Major Category and a Minor Category where the Minor is specific, but not exclusive to the Major. It would appear that the best way ...
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Filtering problem with data part in SharePoint Designer 2013

I am building a custom view based on a data source. Data source base on data from several libraries with the same content type structure. I can categorize and sort these data without problem, but when ...
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Synchronizing Outlook Calendar Categories with a Sharepoint calendar using email address assigned to SP calendar

I have a SharePoint calendar configured with an incoming email and want to populate events with categories in the SharePoint calendar by sending events from Outlook to SharePoint. I have the same ...
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Trying to Skip an empty field. Returns null instead

I am trying to pull data from a list, but skip any that are empty. Below is the portion of my JS link that Is having this error: var description = document.createElement("a"); description.innerHTML = ...
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TFS Olap Error on Dashboard?

On a SP2013 Site I have, I want to display the dashboard of excel reports on the Home page. I have activated all features and am still getting an error on the Home page on each web part that ...
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How to change the output of a Multi-value Lookup column in a View?

Could I edit the way the Lookup column displays information, if possible without code? (Or an easy explanation as to how to do it?). Currently it is displaying as "Name; Name; Name; Name". I would ...
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Https certificate warning and wrong issued to domain

our web site registered with a Digicert security certificate and with our domain, but when we open home page it shows a security alert dialog box The name on the security certificate is invalid or ...
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Workflow in 2013 will not start when an item is created

I have a list WF called Submissions that is associated with List A. The desired scenario is described below: Users go to List A to enter information and Submit Once submitted, the WF in List A kicks ...
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ParallelForeach<T> activity in workflow designed via visio

In sharepoint online and workflow engine V4, there is possibility to create parallel foreach cycle in visual studio. Since there is option to edit XAML definition of workflow via combination of ...
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Download document views in sharepoint 2013

I am using the SharePoint 2013. When I am searching some document, it is showing the views of the document. I want to download all the views of that particular document. What should I do??
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List webpart grouping expands at auto-refresh

I am using a webpart that displays a view of a list, that uses grouping and auto-refresh (ajax) with 15 seconds interval. If I collapse the grouping, when it refreshes it automatically un-collapses ...
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Query String (URL) Filter Web Part

I am developing a portal in SharePoint 2013 in which I am using Query String URL filter web part, the function of web part is to filter the web parts on the bases of years. I gave the default Year ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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Disk space full how to resolve?

I am facing one issue since log time, How to resolve disk space issue in app server share point 2013. i have deleted the log files frequently. how to delete log files every two days automatically.
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How can I tell which site collection template was used?

I need to create another Site Collection that is the same as our current site collection. However, I didn't create the first one. I know we are using a Publishing Template, but not sure it is a ...
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Wrong resources fetched

I am working on a SharePoint project and we have an Arabic version and an english version. There are two ways of changing languages. Either switch SharePoint platform language, or sending the language ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.” … when submitting the Create form

I am facing this strange problem inside my sharepoint 2013 enterprise server, where users are able to view the Create new item link and Create form, but when they try submitting the create form , they ...
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Cannot Break Role Inheritance on Task Items Using REST in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

The title pretty much says it all. I'm getting an 'Unauthorized' response when I try to /breakroleinheritance on a Tasks list item in a 2013 workflow (inside an App Step). The strange thing is that ...
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“Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be read only.”

I have created a custom content type based on the built-in "Event" content type. which have two columns "Start Time" and "End Time" of type Date and Time. now i can add a new item using the quick edit ...
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Sharepoint app using client secret without Azure ACS

I'm having trouble wrapping my head around my current situation. My client is giving me as a configuration a Client ID and a Client Secret to configure a sharepoint add-in that is installed on ...
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Populate New Task choice field via LocalStorage

We are using local storage to hold a text box/title value from a 'main' problem list. In this 'main' list, we first identify the issue/problem. We then add tasks in a task list associated to the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : How can I ensure that list attachments are included in alert email?

Is it possible to add the attachments to a list item in the alert emails or to at least make them visible in the email? I've added attachment as a field but it displays in the list but not in the ...
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Invoke-WebRequest : The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

I am getting below error while running below command for SharePoint url from powershell. Invoke-WebRequest -UseDefaultCredentials -Uri http://spurl Invoke-WebRequest : The remote server returned ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search anonymous REST API query always returns zero results

TLDR version: Is there some trick to using refinementFilters or a result set in an anonymous query to the Sharepoint Search REST API? Whenever I try, I get zero results, even though it returns all ...
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yet another language! [closed]

I took a sabatical from programming for about eight years and now that I am back and developing a Sharepoint Intranet, I am so utterly lost. I know HTML and have basic VBA programming experience but ...
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Manage a list which got provisioned as part of an App installation

I am new to the App development, and i want to create my first sharepoint hosted App inside sharepoint 2013 enterprise server. but i have the following questions on how App interact with its Web App ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Custom Infopath List Form Combo box doesn't populate

I'm having difficulties with a combo box on a an InfoPath List Form and would be grateful for any suggestions. The scenario is a SharePoint 2013 Personnel form to record changes in staff details. ...
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How to show horizontal scrollbar in SharePoint 2013 listbox

I have a lookup field in my SharePoint 2013 list and it is being displayed as a listbox (multiple selection enabled). The vertical scrollbar is automatically showing but the horizontal scroll bar is ...
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The most simple way getting rid of MS16-004?

As most of us know by now, the fix MS16-004 broke SharePoint's listviews, especially the update KB3124585 that could be installed on it's own without the rest of the January 2016 CU from windows ...
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X-Frame-Options blocking iframe between two applications in the same domain

So I have two SharePoint farms running like so: app1.subdomain.domain.com (2013, source) app2.subdomain.domain.com (2010, destination) we have an iframe in app2 page pointing to a page in app1 ...
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Making sure all Updates are finished

I have written a program that writes multiple files into a SharePoint-List using CSOM: foreach (file in myFiles) { UploadFileToSharePoint(file.dataq, context, url+ file.name); } ...
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Usage statistics for host named site collection not including access through Intranet zone address

We have recently enforced SSL access to a host named site collection on SP2013. The site collection is set up with the default url as the non-SSL address and the Intranet zone address as set to SSL ...
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Javascript with MDS in Visual Webpart

I need to include a Javascript file in my visual webpart, but using the Minimal Download Strategy. The problem is when i would like to include a SharePoint:ScriptLink tag in my ascx file, i have some ...
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Send daily email with multiple News Items

I have the below business case/scenario for implementation on SharePoint. Daily News items are issued by the Department. Currently, the Department attaches the news items to the email at the end of ...
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Does creating a root site collection affect existent managed path site collections?

In our existent sharepoint 2013 web we only have site collections in the default managed path http://servername/sites/collectionname. Is it safe to create a root site collection without affecting the ...
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Connect two webparts by author/person

Im trying to create filter connection of two webparts in display view form of list by using "Author" Columns, but not working yet. It is possible to create connection by this way? Thanks a lot
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Creating Sites in SP 2013

I just installed SP2013 and I would like to create a number of sites. However, I would like the URLs to be something like www.fabrikam.com, www.contoso.com and www.msft.com. Is it possible to create ...
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SP2013 Creating item(s) in a subsite based on a multi-select

Hookay. So I've just about exhausted my brain trying to figure this one out on my own and I've searched around a bunch and can't seem to find anyone trying to do something similar. So I bring this one ...
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Services on SharePoint 2013 servers

I just setup a new SharePoint 2013 farm and have these services running on both of my WFE servers and both of my APP servers. Can someone tell me if this is correct, or what the best practice is for ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Workflow Email Reminder

I am using SP 2013, and hoping to create a workflow. I added a list that needs a workflow on it. The issue I am running into is that this is a list that gets updated at random, but the entire list ...
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Database requiring upgrade after 02/2016 CU implemented

I've implemented a Cumulative Update released in 02/2016 into our farm on 3/09/16. I ran the psconfig wizard at night on 3/10 to bring all the servers up to date. Today I see the some errors/warnings ...
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Excel web access chart losing formatting

A user has created a document in excel (works in 2007 and above). This document contains some simple data in one sheet and a chart in the other. The problem is the chart which displays fine in excel, ...
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OrphanApp message in Health analyzer

The health analyzer shows a lot of [OrphanApp] messages. E.g. [OrphanApp] App [d7cce181-a109-415d-9ee0-ff1f77d110c0] is orphaned in the database [xxx] on site collection ...
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Sharepoint 2013 tabs visibility issues

I have one site in sharepoint 2013. On going to Site settings >Edit page I can see the page gets into the editable mode with the tabs like "INSERT" AND "WEBPART" at the top ribbbon in Firefox. But I ...
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Get random list item

I have checked the question here: What is the best way to retrieve random item? But I found an other possible solution here: ...
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Get the site owners information from a site collection

Can someone share the query to get Site owner and site collection manager information from all sites and sub-sites in a SharePoint 2013 site collection?
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deploying a sharepoint-hosted app from my visual studio is taking too long

I have created a new simple sharepoint-hosted app using visual studio, but when i try deploying it, it keeps showing installing for around 7++ minutes as follow:- also when i tried accessing the ...
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My Site stuck on “We're almost ready!”

Every time I visit the MySites of my on premise SharePoint 2013 site, I see "We're almost ready!" but I already have a My Site site collection. A couple weeks ago, site collections stopped being ...