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Remote development to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2013

Referring to the following question: Visual Studio 2013 remote development I have tried this method to setup my environment for remote development to my on-premises SharePoint server. However, it ...
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Getting user email from full name

I want to get email of users who are uploading documents in a library. You know there is a field called "Created By" which contain full name, so I want to read that name and then find that user's ...
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Search does not return results

We're using claims and securing site collections using the claims in SP2013. Security-wise, everything works as expected. We crawl the content and it appears the sites are in the index. We issue a ...
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App part settings - Select list or library

Im building a SharePoint-hosted app. The main functionality lies in an App part that needs to retrieve information from a task list from the same site. The administrator needs to be able to point out ...
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Open with Explorer in SharePoint 2013 not working

Hi we are currently experiencing error when accessing "Open with Explorer" in DocLib and davWWWRoot on our QA SharePoint 2013 Portal. After 3 log in attempt it show below error: ...
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how to allow users without “”Add and Customize Pages“ permission,” to add webparts .

I am running into a problem inside my enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint server 2013.The problem is that contributor users are not allowed to add web parts to the web pages. and they ...
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NullReferenceException when attempting to read from SPList on postback in UpdatePanel

I am developing a SharePoint 2013 Events Calendar Visual Web Part which relies on a SharePoint list to display event data asynchronously. I've tested the concept in a raw ASP.NET environment and it ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.Security namespace missing

I am making a custom timer job in VS 2012 that targets .Net Framework 4.5. I am using namespace Microsoft.SharePoint and Microsoft.SharePoint.Security but problem is it is showing following error: ...
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Httpcontext.session is null in Provider hosted app

I have a on premise provider hosted app and when i publish the web part on my local IIS server and uploading the app file to app catalogue and trying to access the default page, I am getting ...
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Daily email with newsfeed

I think the newsfeed on a mysite is one of the most important things in SharePoint 2013, because here i can see 'what's goin on'. So, i was thinking, for all those colleagues who didn't have time to ...
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Where can I find Microsoft.BusinessData.Infrastructure.SecureStore

I'm trying to access Secure Store credentials through C# but I can't find the assembly any where in /15 or my GAC. You would think this would be easy if it was a best practice. Any ideas where I can ...
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Increase Comment Control page size

I'm rendering a Comment control on one of my pages. However, it only displays 5 comments before you have to page to the next 5 comments. How do I increase this page size? There is no attribute or ...
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“Pause until” in workflow 2010

I have a problem on a client I have. The client contains a 2010 workflow in a hosted Sharepoint 2013, this workflow contains a break until a date that you enter. But that date being invalid because ...
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What are the ClientId and ClientSecret actually used for and under what circumstances can they be shared?

There are a myriad of references to how to generate ClientId and ClientSecret to register an app when working with the SharePoint appmodel. However, I can't seem to find any good documentation ...
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Programmatically view web.config

I used the SPWebConfigModification class to modify the web config (so I thought)*. I went through and looked at all the web configs that I knew of (layouts hive, config hive, iis virtual directories) ...
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My Issues (See issue tracking app items, just like My Tasks)

I really happy with my 'My Tasks' webpart on my mysite. This does exactly what we needed within our company. But, next to tasks, we even more work with issues. Is there perhaps a 'My Issues' webpart ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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Lookup Columns and Web Part Connections

I'm working on creating a Page Template which will display various content from different lists together based on a common lookup field which is in each list. I've created a new Content Type based ...
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URL decoding a string

I am retrieving data from a SharePoint list, and the results are displayed as follows: "He would say*&#160*;I can juggle multiple work to meet deadlines" How can I remove the &160?
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How to add an AD group to a SP group using REST api?

I managed to write a code that adds a user to SP group using REST and it just posts this data: { '__metadata': { 'type': 'SP.User' }, 'LoginName':'i:0#.w|domain\\user' } to here: ...
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Document validity in sharepoint 2013

I have some documents which are valid only for 3 months. It consists of some tax rates.Is there any possibility to show that the uploaded document is valid only for 3 months and further it should be ...
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Ok to install Workflow manager on single app server

I have a client which uses SP 2013, 1 WFE and one app server (for ~400-500 users). We currently dont have WF Manager installed and I wonder if any one have experienced any performance issues ...
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400 Bad Request while trying to add a user to a group using ShP 2013 REST api

I am having such a bad time trying to figure this out. I'm trying to add a user to a group by posting to: _api/web/sitegroups(8)/users The posted data looks like this: { '__metadata': { ...
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How to create a view showing all the task assigned to my group in a issue tracking?

I'm wondering if is possible to create a view and how of an issue tracking application that allows me to see all the tasks associated to my group.
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SharePoint Designer - Datasheet view in webpart

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 for building some customized webpages for SharePoint team site. I have created new blank .aspx page under sitepages folder. I inserted dataview by clicking ...
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Fast Query Language wild card

I want to confirm my reading of wild card searching from the FQL syntax reference. Just a bit down the page in the Token expressions in FQL section it says: ...FQL supports prefix search... So ...
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Can you pause Workflow until current item is modified by a SharePoint Designer workflow or another programmatic method?

Is it possible to pause the workflow until current item has been modified by a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow action? Thank You The real question was: How to capture the date when workflow ...
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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SharePoint 2013 Media Web Part won't play on Android

I've added a media web part to my page to page a properly encoded .mp4 file. I've enabled blob caching in the web.config and made sure .mp4 was included in the mime types. The video plays on all ...
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Using Newsfeed as Employee Gratitude - default functionality?

I have activated the Site Feed feature on our publishing site based on this Answer: How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013? My client would like to leverage the OOB NewsFeed webpart so ...
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getEnumerator causing collection has not been initialized error inside of async call inside of a loop in a script editor web part

This is an issue I've been struggling with - What I am doing is using a script editor web part and when a user clicks the button, I check to see if a list exists inside of a loop (in this example, it ...
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Can a person/group column find people in a AD group

Im going to try to explain this as best as I can and hopefully someone can provide a solution. A normal SP group would look like (SP group>people within the group). In my company we use active ...
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WideListSchema upgrade to 2013

I have an InfoPath form create and deployed to a form library in SharePoint 2007, there are over 300 fields on the form and when published all fields were promoted. I am upgrading to SharePoint 2013 ...
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List Item ID not appearing in Search Display Template

This blog shows a simple example of adding ListItemID to the managed properties in item_default.html. I can see the change reflected in item_default.js after uploading the html file, but when I put a ...
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How to retrieve list item URl when Approval Status is Pending

I am creating a approval workflow, where i collect data from diffrent users in diffrent stages. My workflow logic is as follows: When new item is created and if item approval status is pending. ...
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Sharepoint new page help

I am new here and new to 2013, i need to create a simple webpage in Sharepoint to look like an existing HTML page that we had hosted on another webserver. Can anyone please help me with this? what ...
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Programmatically detect if SharePoint 2013 is connected to OWA Server

SharePoint 2013 can be configured to use an Office Web Apps (OWA) server in order to display/preview Microsoft Office documents directly within the browser. This can be seen for example when opening ...
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allow contributor users to add web parts to a page without granting them “Add and Customize Pages” permission

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and when contributor users try to add web parts they will get the following error:- A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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Relative path for img src

I'm trying to get my relative path for my image, as this site will be re-used on different sites on the site collection. and the sharepoint url would been this ...
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Declaratively created Content type does not contain site columns

In Visual Studio I have created a Content Type and site columns declaratively. I have added FieldRef to the content type for each site column. When I deploy the solution, the content type contains the ...
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Issue with Active Directory Import

I have two issues with this mode in SharePoint 2013 (or I think are issues). I have different domains so I should create different AD connections (for domain CONTOSOA, CONTOSOB, etc) but I think is ...
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using Windows update tool to update my sharepoint 2013 server, will show many unnecessary updates

I have the following:- Windows server 2008 R2. SharePoint enterprise server 2013 sp1. SharePoint Designer Today I ran the windows update and it showed that there are 28 important update with total ...
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Not able to view steps of List workflow

I have created a SPD 2013 List workflow in text designer view and one of my friend opened it in visual designer view in SPD 2013.From that time onwards I could not able to see the steps in my ...
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How do you set the default chrome type for an app part?

I am displaying an app part in a page and by default the Chrome Type of the app part is set to "Default". I would like this set to None so that there is no title displayed on the page. How can I do ...
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Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you when access requests and invitations

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm site collection administrator When clicking on the "Access requests and invitations" we are receiving the issue "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you". I ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Search query fails with “The service implementation object was not initialized or is not available”

Having a strange problem: Running SP2013 SP1. Have configured search (application and proxy) apparently successfully (by this I mean I that the topology on the search admin page of central admin shows ...
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How can multiple people add info to a SharePoint (2013) list and save that info at the same time without loosing the content the other has typed.

I have created a list in SharePoint 2013 - we will have multiple people in maybe one item in this list at the same time. In my trial and error I discovered that if you both are working on the same ...
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Creating a group for a repeating table in Infopath 2013

So, I am trying to recreate something that another developer built and running into some difficulties. I would like to create a repeating table in InfoPath to display my historical comments, like ...
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Sharepoint 2013 External Login

I have to login users in a SharePoint publishing site, using an external site which provides me this: The steps are: User wants to login, I redirect them to an external site.(ex: ...
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MenuItemTemplate “My Settings” not working on chrome

I am doing maintenance on a SP2013 On Premises site, and I have been asked to review an issue with the "My Settings" link not working on Chrome. On IE11 and Firefox, it is sending the user to their ...