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How to edit Create Item In List action task after the task has been completed?

I created a workflow which uses the Create Item In List action to assign custom tasks to users (such as fill in new employee details in a task form, then HR completes this task and 2nd task for giving ...
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List Content types not getting updating while adding a site column to already deployed site content type using elements.xml

I have a site content type deployed through element.xml and is used inside lists. I added one site column and referenced that in content type. So my element.xml looks like below <?xml version="1....
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How to modify SharePoint list settings to allow Group Only listings using AD?

Sorry if the title is unclear, but what I am trying to do is get my site to show only the AD groups (it has options for Person Only, and Person and Groups), I would love to have a way to modify this ...
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Changing the Local settings & Time format inside the regional settings for my site collections

I have a web application which contain 3 site collections, now users were complaining that the date format inside the list items are being displayed on different formats, some items have dd/mm/yyyy ...
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Mail won't send - specified string is not in the form required for an e-mail address - SSRS Subscriptions

I am running SharePoint 2013. We use Exchange Online for e-mail. Because we have this set to require SSL, and SharePoint won't send mail with SSL, I have a local SMTP relay set up on the SharePoint ...
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Variations and column names

During the propagation of a custom list of items (created with XML scheme based on a native list template), the fields of the target variation of the columns are delivered in the language of the ...
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is it possible to bring in sharepoint image picker in html

I am having a content editor webpart which references to a html file I have input box for entering the path of the image. It will be saved in webpart properties. Now is it possible to bring in ...
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New-SPContentDatabase : String or binary data would be truncated

When creating new database manually in PowerShell using command New-SPContentDatabase -Name $ContentDatabase -WebApplication $WebApplicationName it works fine, but recently it has started to fail ...
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Event ID 5586, error seems related to search

The following error is being thrown every few minutes 24/7: Unknown SQL Exception 201 occurred. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below. Procedure or function '...
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Set InfoPath Repeating table(DropDown List) field value through VSTA code

I have followed below URL to construct repeating table dropdown list in infopath 2013(reference). Here,In my form loading event i have forming 4 rows with dropdown list and its working fine.But when ...
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Editing Newsfeed contents - SharePoint 2013

I want to remove a document from my Newsfeed without removing it off the SharePoint site entirely. It's basically just a blank txt document that has brief instructions in the document name for when ...
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How does sharepoint deal with the column internal names as defined inside the site level Vs. as defined inside the list level

I want to move my lists items from one list "SourceList" to another List "Destinationist", so i write the following script:- $web = get-spweb "http://*****/teamsites/SoftwareDevelopment/" $list = $...
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Nullreference Exception TemplateRedirectionPage.ComputeRedirectionVirtualPath

Another developer left abruptly recently and his project for which he was the only developer was dropped into my lap. I pull down the solution and it builds. When I try to debug it, I get some ...
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Column 'TaskDueDate' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have the following Power-Shell script to copy an item from one list named "Action" to another list named "Risk Issue":- $web = get-spweb "http://***/businessfunctions/UserSupportDelivery/" $list = $...
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Content type publishing: server impact on crawling for new subscribers?

Assume you have 100.000+ site collections that subscribe to a single content type hub containing around 10 published content types. How does the content type publishing timer job works? Does it ...
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PowerShell to get all Managed Properties parameters

Get-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataManagedProperty -SearchApplication $ssa | fl Name, Type, Description, FullTextQueriable, NoWordBreaker, Queryable, Retrievable, Sortable, RespectPriority, ...
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Use the pick rendition in a Multiple Lines of text field?

We created a custom list "news" and created a Multiple lines of text field column named "Content" with a specified type: enhanced rich text. We are able to insert images but can’t use the pick ...
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Save list display form as pdf

I want to place button in list display form ribbon for saving the data as a .pdf. I googled a lot but I couldn't get any best approach to save list display form as pdf. Is it possible with client ...
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Connecting DataView webpart to Listview webpart

For a customer I have to display related data on a CustomDispForm.aspx page. So I started to add a Listview webpart tot the page showing content from the list with the related data. But when I tried ...
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Removing add “From SharePoint” feature in a forum

Whenever a user wants to start a topic in a SharePoint forum or respond to a topic, he can add an image or a link "from SharePoint". When he clicks on "from SharePoint" he is shown a page where he ...
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InfoPath form gives error on activation in site collection

I am working with InfoPath form with code behind i.e VSTA and encounter Cannot publish the following form template: TestForm.xsn. Check events log for details. while activating the form on the site ...
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SP Designer 2013 bind parameter to item name

Trying to bind a parameter to the name of the item. I've found all kinds of examples of how to bind to the query string: <ParameterBinding Name="myParam" Location="QueryString(ID)" DefaultValue="0"...
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Publishing Web partially broken - no page layouts

I have a web (the root web) where the Publishing Infrastructure Feature is activated on site level and inside the same web (root web of site collection) the Publishing Web Feature is also activated. ...
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Not all document properties can be edited with Contribute permission

User has Contribute permissions. When they edit a document's properties they cannot fill a People Picker field but they can fill the other fields When we were on 2007 they could and now we are on ...
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Thesaurus working, except for in People search

I recently added a thesaurus to our search app. It works great when searching Everything. However, it doesn't work when doing a People search. For example, one thesaurus entry is HR,Human Resources. ...
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Problem to deploy dashboard to a sharepoint site using dashboard designer sharepoint 2013

when we try to deploy a dashboard to sharepoint site we faced below issue,but other sites in same web application has no issue. an error has occured attempting to contact the specified sharepoint ...
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Questions regarding migration of existing content to RBS

How much time does it take to migrate existing data into RBS? I am talking about $rbs.Migrate() command. For e.g. if I want to migrate 1GB of data, surely it will take time. But question is how much? ...
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Revert Index Location to Default

In SP2013, if you use a method such as this one to change the location of your search index, is there an easy way to revert it to the default location? Or do you have to do the whole process again and ...
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How do I turn a managed metadata value into a link that displays all pages which also have that value?

I have a control which displays a list of all managed metadata tags which has been associated with the current page. I want to turn these tag values into links which when clicked will load a page ...
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Not able to see Uploaded and Activated Custom template while creating new site

I have uploaded and activated Template (.wsp file) in sharepoint 2013. While creating a new sharepoint site, the uploaded and activated template is not listed in "Custom" list. There is no "Page ...
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Auto Fill Lookup Column

I believe I am starting off on the right foot by using a lookup column. I am seeking a way for when a user enters in a order number the number auto populates in a choice column. So basically every ...
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Can ASP.Net sqldatasource connected to accdb and the display Gridview be re-used in Sharepoint

I have been using ASP.Net IIS and the company requires us to switch to Sharepoint 2013 cloud and discard IIS+ASP.net Just wish to know in the past, I have ASP.Net sqldatasource connected to accdb and ...
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Account name in list item not updating

I have multiple lists that use Person/Group fields. A few people have had their last names changed recently and while their profiles are synced to the AD, the names displayed in the list items are ...
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Renditioned images seem to load slower than the full size version

I've created search result templates which display an image gallery (30-40 images per page) based on images uploaded to a picture library. To avoid problems with end users uploading huge files, I'm ...
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SPServices copy list attachments

Trying to follow this post about halfway down to copy attachments from a list item. $().SPServices({ operation: "GetItem", async: false, Url:srcUrl, completefunc: function(xData, ...
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Slide Library will not copy slide to presentation

I know microsoft has deprecated slide library functionality but my work is still obsessed with it so they keep asking me for help with it. We are using Sharepoint 2013 and we have a workaround for ...
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Is it possible to add existing site column to list using REST?

Is it possible to add an existing site column to a SharePoint list with REST? The MSDN documentation shows that a field can be added using /fields/addField but all the examples I have seen just create ...
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Sharepoint calendar add new item correct date

I've got a calendar in SP2013. When I navigate to a specific day in month view and click the +Add on that day I would expect the default day value filled in for start/end to be the day I clicked, not ...
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How to fix errors in Sharepoint search (no refiners found)

SharePoint version: 2013 (not office 365 ) I have a SharePoint site that I built about a month ago. I am the administrator of the site. The sites function is to track changes to remote sites in our ...
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Maintaining absolute URLs on export with Design Manager

We are using one 2013 Extranet SiteCollection as a (sort of) CDN (we can't use the ContentType HUB because of Intranet security) <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https://extranet.xxx/...
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Blank Sharepoint Administration Page after install

I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (just as a practice). However, I am getting a blank Central Administration page. So far, I have: Did a clean install three times ...
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Use Default logon ID in Sharpoint 2013 task list

I have a list that I am using for data entry by multiple users. Each user signs into Sharepoint user their own unique network ID. I would like that ID to default in the "Created By", or any column, ...
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“Sounds Like” or Metaphone search on Specific columns in a list

I need to build "Prevent similar Names" functionality into "Large" SharePoint Online list's "New Item" view. I have three columns in the list against which I need to check an entered value for a "...
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When Using Managed Navigation for Current nav. Opening a page changes the current nav. SharePoint 2013

My final goal is to have consistent Current Navigation (left nav) across multiple site (collections). Thus the use of Managed Navigation. We are using Managed Navigation for both Global and Current ...
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Anonymous Search Error

Searching Anonymously returns no results. I have the QueryParameterTemplate.xml setup correctly. Call: /_api/search/query?querytext='*'&querytemplatepropertiesurl='spfile://webroot/...
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SharePoint provider hosted app app part and mixed authentication

I have a web application with mixed authentication: - Windows authentication - Forms based authentication Logging in onto the web application works. And accessing all apps with an active directory ...
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Adjust refine accuracy settings for Search Results web part

got what I think is a quick question... I have a 'Search Results' web part which queries and return people results from MySites. There are +/- 500 people that get returned, and my web part is placed ...
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Perflib errors & PerfNet error in a sharepoint web front end server

in a wfe server below error messages occurred when i remove spfarm user from local administrator group of wfe servers. with spfarm user there are two services running in these servers -sharepoint ...
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workflows and app permissions

Ive created a sp2013 workflow that queries ups and sets some permissions in various sites in various site collections. Ive set the app permissions of the workflow to have full control with a tenant ...
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Sharepoint Online Encountering Error while attempting to create a new Page Layout

I am currently trying to use the Design Manager to create a new Page Layout. When I click the Create a page layout link I receive an error popup: "Sorry, something went wrong. An unexpected error ...