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Cannot update allowMembersEditMembership

I can't seem to update the setting on a group to allow members to edit members. This is my code: function setGroupsMembershipEditingMode(uri) { var context = new SP.ClientContext(appweburl); var ...
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Create a web part connection via client API

Is there any way to create a web part connection by using client API e.g. JSOM, CSOM, REST, or ASMX-services in SharePoint Online?
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Renaming document gives file not found on uploaded documents

Im trying to do a seamingly simple task in SP 2013. when the user either Creates a new doc (Ribbon>Files>New Document) or Uploads a File i want them renamed to for example ...
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Change the search result item itself in display templates -SharePoint 2013

I have a document set with 2 documents , lets say Document A (Content type A) and Document B(Content type B). All the properties of the document set are marked as shared properties. Now i want to use ...
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How to customize ItemStyle in Announcement web part to have Read more link inside body in Sharepoint 2013

I have an Announcement Webpart added in my pages I want to add Read more link blow each item I searched the net they give this xsl code blow: <xsl:template name="removeMarkup"> <xsl:param ...
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Publishing Custom Master Page For New Subsites

I created a site in Sharepoint Designer 2013 and I created a custom masterpage. Then I created new subsites under the site. But these subsites doesn't get my custom masterpage. It has default ...
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Update long running workflow in SP 2013

I have a question concerning how to manage installation of new versions of workflow features, in case when there are already running instances. It seems on my development machine that after installing ...
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Nesting or reusing display template engine

In a corporate application, I have a custom list with this structure: a document set derived content type. Let's call it "container". This content type has some metadata: kind, target, ... a custom ...
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Deleting files is slow

I noticed recently that when I delete files or list items (1 or 50) it takes about 1-2 minutes to process. Also, if I delete multiple files it times out and some files are not deleted. Has anyone had ...
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Limiting CPU usage with SharePoint 2013

We're running our SP2013 app box on a VM (not my preference, but it's what I have) and when the search component or timer service spikes to 100% CPU usage, it's pegging out the whole VM farm. I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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how to click on ribbon button using javascript?

I want to trigger click for a ribbon button using Javascript. I used click() hence it did not triggered the event. $("#my.Ribbon.customTab.ThiscustomGroup.bigbutton-Large").click();
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How to enable the “Tags & Notes” tab inside my enterprise wiki

I am working on a publishing site of type enterprise wiki , but currently the “Tags & Notes” icon is displayed. As follow:- And it mentioned that I might not have the permission, although I am ...
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Error on publishing workflow with custom activity

I have created a custom action using visual studio for SharePoint 2013. I have done this multiple times following instructions from various blogs and every time I get the below mentioned error. (0, ...
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Why redeploying JSLINK file adds a ctag to it

I deployed a JSLINK file using a feature for 2 lists, using same render method, then I made changes to file by adding 2 new methods and removing 1 method already there. Now when i go to my list I get ...
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use [Today] in a URL filter

Is it possible to pass "Today" in some shape or form to filter a SharePoint list as a URL parameter? I'd like to have a link that looks something like ...
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slow response IExplorer opening new item or editing a list item

I have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation running on a Windows server 2012 R2. It's a domain controller as well. Yes I know its not a best practice but the company has limited funds. And does not want to go ...
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Update Panel doesn't work inside web part zone

I have a visual web part that works if you insert it directly into the page layout, but not when you add it to a web part zone. The page: <asp:UpdatePanel ID="UPnlArticle" runat="server"> ...
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Partial Search Returns no results for alphanumeric Items

The Search feature is indexed and running very well for foundation 2013. Using continuous crawl on SQL Server 2012 Standard. 2008R2 OS x64. I am having one issue. When the users are for searching for ...
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Globally configure search dropdown

I have created a custom result source "special results" at CA-level A search result page is created in the search center, searching only "special results" The dropdown in the search center displays ...
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SP13: Blank Space on Pages

I am recently changed the master page to have the page content to be centered. My focus for the centering was on the home page that successfully centered. However, navigating to the other pages the ...
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clickDatePicker Function Forces Chrome to Refresh Page

Surely other SP 2013 users have encountered this one. This is a bug specific to Chrome which causes a web part form page to refresh when a user attempts to use Sharepoint's out-of-the-box datepicker ...
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Display a specific master page by a URL

Is there some way to simply use a URL (or other method) to force a page to load with a certain master page, without actually changing the default master page? I'm basically looking to tuck some admin ...
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PublishingPageContentOWSHTML not displayed properly in content search query

I am using standard out of the box templates of Content search query types and while using the attribute PublishingPageContentOWSHTML to display the text of the page (what is in the 'Page content' ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 dash after page title

I have a SP 2013 Foundation team site I named Home when I created it. In Title and Description, I have Home entered there. The page title on top of my browser says "Home - Home". I clear out Home ...
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Create a Sharepoint Calendar with multiple outlook Calendars?

I am trying to create a calendar on our SP site that has my teams schedules on it. I wanted the information to be pulled directly from Outlook. I tried to use the Calendar Overlay option but it only ...
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Alternative Access Mappings and Catalog Item Friendly URLs

I have created two site collections - a product catalog site collection and a publishing site collection. On the product catalog site I have created a new list and linked it into the publishing site ...
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If condition always true for ValidateUser method in custom Membership provider

I have created a custom membership provider for SharePoint FBA. In the ValidateUser method, i am verifying the username and password. The problem is that login is verified even if the password doesn't ...
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Display Search box on an external list

I have an external list on a sharepoint site, from a BDC connector on sharepoint 2013. I want an inline Search box so that a search can be done on that list only. When i go into the web part and ...
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Restrict access to full list/database, but have a search form to show results

Not sure whether my keywords are completely off, i'm quite new to SharePoint and have been using Lynda to get a quick grip of the program. I have a brief which requires a frontend search/filters page ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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News Feed Web Part in the main landing page

I need to add a news feed web part on the landing page of the SharePoint 2013 Site. I have activated the hidden feature 6928B0E5-5707-46a1-AE16-D6E52522D52B and can add the news feed web part. However ...
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Sandbox Solutions on a SharePoint VM that also acts as a Domain Controller

I have dozens of 'Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Execution Worker Process Proxy' processes running. A new one seems to appear every 10-15 seconds until my memory is completely spent. ...
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“Open in Excel” prompt disabled when accessing workbook through office web apps

We're trying to share an excel workbook through SharePoint which sends a link through mail with "web=1" which calls for excel web access. since the document has unsupported features in OWA, it prompts ...
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ASP.Net Web Form Emailer to Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to both ASP.Net and SharePoint development and have been tasked to convert an existing web form to a SharePoint 2013 solution. The web form is pretty straight forward; users enter line items ...
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Invoke Asset Picker from JSOM

I have a custom page layout hosting Javascript. In it, I have a text field and a browse button that when clicked should open the SharePoint Asset Picker and subsequently populate the text field with ...
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List Search Box

Which is the best way to search for items inside a list? (by UI.) I am using the default search box of the view, but it does not have the contains (like). To find the results I have to use wildcard ...
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Custom breadcrumb for masterpage and list libraries

i have hit an issue which has thrown me a little. I have set my list libraries masterpage to my custom masterpage but i need to show a beeadcrumb through out the site which also works with list ...
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SharePoint 2013 site not accepting credentials

We have a SharePoint 2013 site created on one of our test servers. It is not prompting for credentials quite often. Even if we provide correct credentials it doesn't accept and prompts. The same AD ...
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Status Updates related to data entry

I am new to SharePoint and was tasked with a large project. Basically we are going to have a data entry point for information. Is there a way to track what the status of the data entry is if there ...
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Access Request Approval Email Interception

We are looking at the access request email notification in SharePoint 2013, and wondering how much customization we can do to it. Is this something that "best practice...should not be customized", or ...
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Adding multiple Managed Metadata columns to my enterprise wiki

i have created a new enterprise wiki site collection, and i added many site columns of type Managed Metadata. then i link the new managed meta data columns to different term sets inside my term store. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calendar presentation configuration (not showing events in Outlook style view

How do I make the calendar entries come up in the tabs of the calendar (first screenshot)? I can make it come up just as lines of records (second screenshot), but not entirely sure why the same data ...
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Twitter Feed SharePoint 2013

I have created a twitter feed to appear on sharepoint 2013 page. this works fine when twitter isn't blocked for the school. is there a way of copying the tweets into sharepoint to display at ALL ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Timing Out

Anyone else having an issue with PerformancePoint 2013 timing out when querying a cube? The strange thing is that it works in PP 2007.