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Search - will it index apps, iframes, for example for People Search?

Just to check. With the app model, does the indexer/crawler correctly index client-side generated data as well as looking in iframes? The recommended way forward from MS seems to be to use those two ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Contact integration with Outlook

We're trying to move away from the whole public folders thing...we have a fair few contacts in these folders at the moment however (about 5000). I have connected my contact list to Outlook and copied ...
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How to get a client context for App in provider-hosted Apps?

I use a provider hosted Apps, so need to work with an App Web and Lists. Could anybody provide a code snippet to get ClientContext() of the App? Can I do something like this? Uri appWeb = new ...
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SharePoint-hosted app, with edit mode to update its own properties

I'm using the editMode parameter to detect and display a simple web part admin UI. When the admin clicks a particular button, I want to use CSOM to update the web part's properties for the page it is ...
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SharePoint and the new Azure AD - will it run?

(I know this has been asked partly before: SharePoint Server 2010 to the Cloud (Azure) and here Sharepoint Development Environment Windows Azure but this is slightly different) I see that yesterday ...
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Sharepoint 2013 custom toolbar in list definition (VS 2013)

i've a problem with the customization of the toolbar in a list definition created in a custom view. I write the following code: <View BaseViewID="4" ...
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Using the SocialFeedManager object in remote event receiver

I'm trying to create a remote event receiver that will update the social feed of a user when ever he adds an item to a list on SharePoint Online. I've initiated the client context object using the ...
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SharePoint/Exchange Calendar Overlay - Different Domains

We're using SharePoint 2013 internally and use a third-party provider for Exchange. This presents a problem when using Exchange calendar overlays in SharePoint as they're not on the same domain. Is ...
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how to access and upload big data to External storage via Sharepoint 2013

We are in media agency and have Terabytes of data in storage but don't know how to manage it and access quickly and how to upload new data systematically, We have sharepoint 2013 standard installed ...
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Add panels to site dynamically

I have a main panel which is called linksAndPicturesPanel within this panel, I want to add more panels -> 1 panel for the link and 1 panel for a picture (red and green). Furthermore, it should be ...
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Find an item on sharepoint 2013

When i use the "Find an item" option on a list through sharepoint 2013. Result is Your search returned no results. Do i need to do any specific setup?
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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Sharepoint Managed MetaData Service Migration 2010 - 2013

I have successfully migrated MMS from SP 2010 to SP 2013 Is there any limitations while this is done ?? Any data / feature lose ?
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SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted App Not Installing

I am encountering issues when I try to create a provider-hosted app for SharePoint 2013 from visual studio 2012. It launches fine from VS, but its never fully installs on SharePoint it gets stuck on ...
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Ribbon Custom action for creating new page

I would like to create a new Ribbon Custom action for creating new page, because I want to have more control on creating new page. I have created a SharePoint hosted app and added new ribbon custom ...
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SharePoint 2013 PowerPoint Automation Service conversion is failing

I am trying to use the PowerPoint Automation Service to convert documents from .ppt to .jpg. However even though I am trying to follow the msdn example (which is a bit different), it doesn't seem to ...
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Why does PreApplicationStartMethodAttribute() not work in SharePoint 2013?

In .NET 4(.5) there is this amazing Attribute: PreApplicationStartMethodAttribute, I want to use it in SharePoint 2013 so I don't have to edit the app_start method in the global.asax file directly. ...
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Ways of implementing “Change Requests” behaviour in SPD 2013 workflow

I am implementing SPD 2013 workflow and have to add possibility to change requests in every task. In SPD2010 WFs we could set the Change Requests button and it created all the behaviour behind the ...
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How to change ControlMode of SharePoint:FormField control on postback (it changes only after the second postback)

I have a control in my ASPX file and a button to do postback: <SharePoint:FormField ID="MyID" runat="server" FieldName="Title" ControlMode="Edit"/> <asp:Button ID="MyButton" runat="server" ...
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Intranet & Extranet in SharePoint 2013

In my new company we are moving to SharePoint 2013 in a few months, we currently have a SharePoint 2010 setup but nothing will be migrated to the new environment. I have been asked to provide a ...
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Changing content type from a sp2013 app using REST

I'm creating an app that uses a calendar and its events as a source for information. My app, however, needs some additional fields associated with the event. The additional fields are easy to create ...
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cannot create empty SharePoint 2013 project in Visual Studio 2012

I have installed Visual Studio 2012 Premium, SharePoint 2013 Server and Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012. I made changes as following post in host file. I loged on as ...
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How to make report in SharePoint 2013?

I am trying to make Report of Time registration part in SharePoint 2013. And I try to use Access View but SP 2013 doesn't have Access view or I didn't find out it. If you have any advice or suggestion ...
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Sharepoint 2013 FieldFormCollection issue

I have faced the problem with accessing form fields in Sharepoint foundation 2013. Idea is to update some field automatically when new form opens. I created a custom web part and attached it to the ...
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How to configure advanced search on SharePoint 2013

Can somebody give me some step by step guidance on how to configure the advanced search in SharePoint 2013?
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Sharepoint 2013 Alerts are not firing any mails for the Normal Alerts and search Alerts, can someone guide me with the Email configuration for Alerts?

i've been working with SharePoint alerts for the past two months and in SharePoint 2010 for all the alerts i setup, i recieved confirmation mail and alert mails regarding to the context for both ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Content Rollup - Categories issue / error

Looking for some assistance here. I have in place a new SharePoint 2013 infrastructure which has been upgraded from SharePoint 2010 (database attach upgrade) with 1 web server and 1 SQL box. ...
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Customizing social features in 2013

I'm looking at making use of the social features in 2013 but would like to tailor the UX / behaviour in some cases. I noticed that Microsoft advise against customization - ...
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User Profile Properties under Language and Region not getting crawled

The new User Profile properties under "Language and Region" sections, like Locale are not getting crawled although other User Profile properties and Custom Properties are also getting crawled. Does ...
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Need help with a “People Directory”

I'm working on creating a People Directory for my SharePoint site. Instead of having to constantly going to My Sites to get everyone's info, I would create a simple table that would display contact ...
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How to implement Ajax Control Toolkit 4.5 in SP2013

Some informations: -> SharePoint: SharePoint Enterprise 2013; -> Tools: Visual Studio Premium 2012; -> .NET Framework: 4.5; -> AJAX: Ajax Control Toolkit 4.5. I want to develop a Visual WebPart ...
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Upload Status Indicator Web Part

Being an SharePoint Admin and not a Developer how would I accomplish the following: A client access a site where they are able to download and upload documents. The business requirement is to create ...
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Custom Web Service - CurrentCulture is incorrect

I have created a custom WCF Web Service in a SharePoint solution and deployed it to a SharePoint 2013 environment. The svc file is located in the ISAPI folder and I am able to call it and use it ...
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Open file in Edit mode

I need to open a file in edit mode. In my web part on item click I need to do some action before hand (like create a folder and copy file, then open it in edit mode). I came across the code segment ...
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Show all the available views for a list or document library in the view selector menu

I am looking for a way to show all the available views for a list or document library. It's only showing 3 and the rest are shown in the view selector dropdown. I do have more than 3 views and I need ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow does not start when item is created by another workflow

Hi I am having the next problem, I have a workflow on list B that starts when a new item is created. If I created the item manually the workflow works. Now I have a list A that has a workflow that ...
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SP13: Dataview Webpart &nbsp

I have a Dataview Webpart that is used in a page that originated in SP07 however was migrated to 2013 version. Looking at the xsl script there are no hard spaces are indicated by using &nbsp or ...
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ImageButton in GridView - gives event validation error

I have a visual web part which has a SPGridView. every row has a ImageButton (Used for the purpose of displaying an image). Inside spgird's row databind method i set the LinkButton's click event as ...
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Managing a SharePoint 2010 list from a SharePoint 2013 web application

I am replacing a colleague for the support of SharePoint intranets including a SharePoint 2010 one and a SharePoint 2013 one. Is there a way to manage a list of the SP2010 intranet from the SP2013 one ...
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How to authenticate users in MS Dynamics database with SharePoint

I have this scenario where i need to authenticate some external with SharePoint. These users are stored in MS Dynamics database. After some searching, i found that there are two ways to implement it - ...
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SP2013: How to install certificate on 2 frontend servers?

I am using sp2013. I have an acceptation environment and a production environment. On the accept environment I have installed the certificate successfully, but on production not. On production I got ...
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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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Set spesific web application url on site logo - javascript

Is there a way to fetch the URL on a specific web application with JavaScript? I've got several environment, and each of those have several web application running ex: Environment 1 www.domain.com ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Publishing subsites fail to be created

I have successfully created 12 subsides in the past, however now when I try in the UI they will not create. In SP Designer they will create but when you try to add pages there are errors. Has anyone ...
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How to create a user in SQL database table for FBA in SharePoint 2013 without creating a dedicated IIS Site

I am trying to configure Form Based Authentication on my SharePoint Dev machine. The purpose is to add an external user to a table (using a registration page).The provider used is ...
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Development in Team: Provider Hosted Apps

My team and I are developing a provider hosted app. Our code source is team foundation server. Everybody has its own SharePoint Server and all have a common AD. For the provider hosted app we created ...
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User Permissions

I'm developing an app for SharePoint 2013 and need to assign different permissions for different users. Do I create groups in the app web or the host web? Can someone steer me in the right ...
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Feature error when deploying a master page with visual studio 2013

I am new in working with VS13 to edit master pages, when I try to deploy it gives an error: Error 30 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id ...
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SP2013 Error - PersistedNavigationTermSetSyncJobDefinition

I'm using SP2013 with two App Server + a SQL server. I have a strange error on my two app server in the event viewer, and I can't find anything on google about it : Execute method of job ...
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Drop down menus for SharePoint 2013 that actually work!

I know this forum has many examples of Javscript, HTML drop down menus but none of the examples given actually work. The below example is the closest I can get but it stops working as soon as go to ...