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Is it unsafe/inefficient to create ClientContext within repository methods (SP 2013)?

I'm doing the backend for a new .NET to Sharepoint integration and I would like to hide Sharepoint Implementation details from my team. In this example ...
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The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available.

I have created a Enterprise Wiki site collection , then i tried to define a tem store for it, but when i go to ---> Site Settings----> Term Store Managemnt. i got the following error:- The Managed ...
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Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2013 Online Not working anymore

I'm trying to connect an application (desktop application) to SharePoint 2013 sites. I have a client webservice, the issue is Claims Based Authentication in SharePoint 2013 does not work: ...
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How to Get aggregated reports at web application level in sharepoint 2013

As we have different reports at sit and site collection level like audit and search related. How I can get reports at web application level. What if I need number of hits at site collection level and ...
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How to create object of type SP.ListItemFormUpdateValue

How can i instantiate object of type SP.ListItemFormUpdateValue and initialize it to a List field so i can read the field values on client side? If this is not posible, how can i read a value in a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Suddenly Going Slow

I currently have a test SharePoint 2013 install setup on a VM, the specs of the VM are very modest (8GB RAM, Dual Core Xeon, linked to SQL 2012 on another server) and it has been working fine as far ...
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Which installation option I should use for SQL server 2008 to work with SharePoint 2013

I want to prepare a development environment for SharePoint 2013, so I want to know which SQL server option I should use from the SQL server 2008 installation center , the available options are:- 1.New ...
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Deploying Sharepoint 2010 solutions to sharepoint 2013 giving me error

does anyone have any suggestions where to look for guides when deploying sp 2010 solutions to 2013, I've tried everything and keep gettin the error : Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS ...
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ViewState Timing Issues with SharePoint 2013 & ListView plus DataPager

Good morning! I'm porting an existing custom 2010 webpart containing a ListView and a DataPager to 2013 and seeing some weirdness with the DataPager and I believe the cause is associated with the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search display template hover panel

I have a task in which I have to customize the search display template for webpage ,am which I did successfully by copying webpage template and modifying it .by the way I am using search result ...
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SharePoint 2013 Migration - Home Page Style Unusable

I have a WSS 3.0 environment that we are migrating to SP2013 and the upgrade went as planned (and somewhat expected). We have a few sites that were apparently customized when it was WSS 2.0 and I am ...
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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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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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Open office documents in browser sharepoint 2013 azure

We have a sharepoint 2013 site in which i want to open documents(majorly word and excel) in browser instead of application. Please not i am not considering Office web app. Instead i am interested in ...
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SharePoint 2013 On-Premise Multi-Factor Authentication Options

I'm looking for some MFA options outside of the Windows Azure option that we can use as we don't use Azure today. Currently we utilize Entrust for digital certs an so forth. Done a little research on ...
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Send external link to specific document?

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment. Some users have expressed the need for sending a link to a specific document/presentation to external contacts. They would like a direct link to the specific ...
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Error configuring PowerPivot 2012 on SharePoint 2013. New-PowerPivotSystemServiceInstance - The PowerPivot System Service does not exist in the farm

Hi I'm hoping that someone can help me out here. I have a Multi-server dev farm that I am unable to provision PowerPivot correctly. It worked fine on the standalone farm. Any help would be ...
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Bind GridView using CAML query JOIN

I want to show data from 3 lists in gridview, using CAML query join. I have multiline fields in 2 of these lists. As per my knowledge these multiline fields cant be included in CAML Query JOIN. FYI, ...
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Cannot add new column - “Field name already exists”

I am trying to add a new column to a freshly created list. The list was created through the UI. Now, when I try to add a new column to it through the UI, I get the following error: Field name ...
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Adding Hidden Article ID to every search result on enterprise wiki

I have the hidden article ID being displayed on all of the wiki pages. I want this article ID to be displayed on every search result regardless of what the query is. Using the code below on the ...
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SharePoint Feature not visible

I deployed 4 features in a solution, 3 visible and 1 not, they all are web scoped. I can see the all features are in layout feature folders. Also when I do this, Get-SPFeature | Sort -Property ...
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InfoPath form with centralized data connections gives error

I have converted all the data connections in my InfoPath form to centralized data connections. Many of the data connections pull data from the WCF Web services that have been hosted locally. But ...
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Display Templates - Filter selectable items by control

Situation I have loads of display templates (>30) for different purposes. For consistency reasons I created them in the following format: Controlname - Company_Controlname Itemname - ...
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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 ...