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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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Sharepoint 2013 - custom page layout looks different (messed up) in Edit/Content Author Mode

This question is about Sharepoint Custom Page Layout that looks different (messed up) in Edit(Content Author) mode. What is causing this? When the page is published or checked in - it looks ...
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how to work with the xml from an infopath form?

I deal with infopath forms with client object model and now I want to add new nodes to the xml, I had goten something with the code below: XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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how to dynamically assign approver in workflow?

We have a document library in which users upload document along with some meta data like doctype. There is another list that has mapping of doctype and approvername. There is a 2013 desigber work ...
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Geolocation - enter latitude and longitude directly

The GeoLocation feature allows users to enter longitude and latitude directly through a window when setting up or editing an item. I would like to be able to either a) calculate the geolocation from ...
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How can I include a thread from a Discussion Board on a page?

I have a feature on my SharePoint 2013 site that allows a user to create a list item, and then a workflow that sends out an email with details about that item. What I would like to do now is turn the ...
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Sync new library with OneDrive for Business programmatically

We're getting ready to start a SharePoint 2013 (on-premise) deployment, creating several team sites with document libraries. Some of the team members are mobile (laptops), and I'd like to get them ...
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2013 BCS in Designer: data source objects do not exist

We've inherited an SP2013 solution, which had previously been upgraded from SP2007. The BDC service was converted as well, and appears to be working in most respects - external lists, external ...
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SPO 2013 Editing embeded html markup in a client editor

I don't like SharePoint Designer - especially 2013. Editing embedded HTML in SPO 2013 pages using the SPO UI is ridiculous in that little window and with the 4 clicks to get to the source code. If ...
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SharePoint 2013 Edit Ribbon Opens when you hit return on an input form in Chrome?

I added textbox to a SharePoint Online 2013 Page. In Chrome when I hit enter it opens the Edit Ribbon. It does not happen in IE. Anybody know what this might be about?
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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Yammer Feed App URL

After adding the yammer app part it defaults to a specific address. Can this be changed? Am I missing something on the Central Admin side?
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How to use result sources in sharepoint 2013 search as a refiners?

I am configuring the Sharepoint 2013 search and wanted to have the scopes in the search page, but as we all know that scopes is the deprecated feature in Sharepoint 2013, so my query is that can we ...
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Import Sharepoint 2010 BDCM file in a SharePoint 2013 environment

I was wondering if it's possible to import a BDCM file exported from SharePoint 2010 in a Sharepoint 2013 environment ? Is the file format identical ? Thank you
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SharePoint 2013 MySite “LIKED” link to publishing page

Simon J.K. Pedersen has a nice way to add LIKE functionality to a publishing page. This functionality works great. I have also implemented like functionality on simple list items as well as described ...
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SP2013: Including App data in Sharepoint Search

I've been running down the many rabbit holes of SharePoint Search options, and can't seem to determine what would be best for my problem. We are using High Trust Sharepoint Apps to provide our users ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Moving breadcrumbs location on page in sharepoint 2013

I've added breadcrumbs to my page using the method described here. I also have a top navigation bar with some jquery in place to prevent text in the topnav dropdowns from wrapping. I'd like to move ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Service Pack 1: Language Pack is missing

Today I wanted to update my SharePoint 2013 with SP 1. I´m using 2 WFE with SharePoint 2013 English and a German Language Pack. The Language Pack is installed on both SharePoint Server. My ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Display a Disclaimer or Terms of Service when creating MySite

We need to Display some Kind of disclaimer / Terms of usage when a user initially creates his mysite. Best solution would be to Display a Website with a "Yes" / "No" choice... Clicking "Yes" would ...
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Remove document from in-place hold with CSOM?

Is there any way to remove a document from an in-place hold using SharePoint CSOM?
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SharePoint 2013 provider-hosted apps without app domain configuration?

We've got a SharePoint 2013 farm, where we won't be able to get a wildcard certificate for the app domain (corporate regulations). As we only want to develop provider-hosted apps (mainly ASP.NET MVC ...
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Prevent to delete insecure code from imbed code

I want to create a couple of links which will open new document based on template like: <a href="ms-word:nft|u|http://.../DocLib4/Forms/template.dotx|s|http://.../DocLib4">Create ...
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Hide “Unpublish this version”

How to hide "Unpublish this version" from ECB menu in the Version History page/dialog of a document in SharePoint 2013?
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SPO / Rest API Changing TimeLastModified

Is it possible to set (on upload) or modify (e.g. with a PATCH operation) the TimeLastModified attribute in Sharepoint 2013 / SPO via the Rest api? I'm getting mixed signals on this one - I've tried ...
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sharepoint 2013 video analytics and popularity

Have an Assets Library (template id 851) in SharePoint 2013. It has some Videos in it (that is VideoSets). When I view the Most Popular Items (Library ribbon), the resulting page has all zeros for ...
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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type

I am getting this error "Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type." intermittently in a SP designer Reusable workflow.This workflow is triggered on item Added ...
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Sharepoint CacheManifestLink WebControl

Any ideas on what this control does? Checked in MSDN , it has not mentioned what it does
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How to programmatically access a publishing site's current navigation settings

I can see the current navigation items using the (SP2013) Site Settings Navigation page. Problem is, I'd like to access this set of items programmatically, and in particular, to discover which ones ...
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Creating a Link to a Document via a workflow

This is with SPO 2013. I am trying to make it so that when you add a file to a library it will add a Link to a Document content type in a list. If I tell the workflow to add a document to the list it ...
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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

I've created a feature staple for my sites to apply a particular master page. It appears to work for all the subsites/pages in /personal/[userid]/ except for the blog. Any ideas?
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How to manage email with Sharepoint 2013

I've a SharePoint Foundation 2013 solution installed on my server. Many of our users use email to share documents and, most of all, to receive file (docx, pdf, images) from external users. These ...
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Inline Search Expand Results?

Can the 2013 inline search be made to expand results in a collapsed group-by View? Not all users are smart enough - it seems - to realise that if you see grouped results after a search, you just ...
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What is the correct way to grant permissions needed for Visual Studio 2012/2013 to connect to SharePoint 2013?

I'm attempting to use the "Empty Project" template in Visual Studio 2012 or Visual Studio 2013 and I'm having trouble determining the least-privilege way to do so. When attempting to add an event ...
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Updating a document library word template

We recently migrated to SP 2013. We have a document library that uses a word template containing column data from SP. Somehow during the migration, the properties in the word documents were broken so ...
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Can't edit tasks in Project 2013. Error message says the project is open in another browser when it isn't

My department head and I just installed Sharepoint 2013 and Project 2013. We're fairly new to both. I created a Project Web App, and made a project. I was able to add a few tasks to this project.. at ...
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Programmatically read SP 2007 contents and write in SP 2013

Can I read the SP 2007 custom lists, document libraries and write in SP 2013. Please help with some samples or links.
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New / Edit Forms. Date Selection. Is it possible to limit the range of available dates

SharePoint 2007, with a pending upgrade to SharePoint 2013 Can anyone advise if its possible to limit the range of available dates within a SharePoint list? my scenario is that I'm looking to build ...
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Site Collection Structure for Multiple Stores

Our organization has a large number of centrally managed stores. In order to control security, apply storage templates, etc. we decided to implement a "flat" architecture, using independent site ...
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Link Sharepoint List to Excel to be used as a project template in MS Project 2013

I am using online version of MS Project 2013 and Sharepoint 2013 to create a PWA level workflow. I have a created a dummy project that I wish to save as a site template to be used for my enterprise ...
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CSWP Find Unassigned Tasks

I'm working on figuring out the CSWP and trying to come up with a query which will allow me to return a list of all of the Tasks in our Site Collection which have not been assigned to someone to work. ...
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Is it possible to query the status of a service application using the client object model?

My goal is to query the statuses of services and service applications from a remote machine. I don't want to actually interact with the services, all I need is the "Started"/"Stopped" status you get ...
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2010 to 2013 Site Collection not available after migration

I need to move a single site collection from SharePoint 2010 to an existing SharePoint 2013 farm. The existing SharePoint 2013 farm already has most service applications configured. Therefore, I am ...
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Back button redirects

I'm currently implementing SharePoint on a test server. One of the issues I've run into is that SharePoint appears to redirect you back to the current page when you click the back button in the ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic issues with opening documents

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. They click on the document, the splash screen for Word/Excel/PowerPoint shows up, and get this message ...
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People picker icons and auto-completion

I am having this problem across different site collections, applications and even farms. When I have a field of the "User" type in a custom list, the default forms that are created by SharePoint ...
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ContentBySearchWebPart and search results

I am working with Sharepoint 2013 and I have multiple ContentBySearchWebParts on the page (in master page actually). It works ok up until I try that along with a search (SearchBoxScriptWebPart). I set ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online CQWP, using design manager can't filter on a managed metadata column

I reviewed a lot of articles and couldn't find anyone talking this issue. My issue is when I use Design manager to create a CQWP snippet, I always get error message when try to filter against a Page ...
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SharePoint 2013 App on Google Chrome

I added an app to my Site,it works fine on IE11 but if I try to use it from Chrome Browser (v34.0.1847.116 m) the browser asks me for user and password and never go through to the app. Even with ...