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How do I access SharePoint from HTML 5 page?

I am working on a web application using HTML 5. In this web application I need to post and get information from the Content Database in SharePoint Server 2013. I tried using REST API method but I ...
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How do I make a dynamically created SPList read-only in browser, but editable in code?

In code, I create a SPList. I write to this list programatically, but I would like the list to appear read-only for all users (perhaps excluding admins only) in browser only, i.e. I don't want to ...
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Jsom not working when user is reader

I am using following code to get terms from a termset in MMS. It is a office 365 solution and some of users is external users which have read permissions. The javascript doesn't work when user is ...
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Translation Management Workflow Side-by-Side comparison with English

I'm trying to evaluate whether SharePoint and specifically the Translation Management Library will be acceptable for our workflow. I have some questions: Is there a way to show say an English ...
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Is it necessary to create a site collection of type “My Sites” to user the User profile service application (AD import)?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721052(v=office.15).aspx Above URL --> Under before you begin section: An application pool for My Sites exists. We have a silt collection of "team sites ...
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SharePoint 2013 Column Filters do not show up in Quick Edit

Most times the filters do not show up in quick edit view; occasionally they do and everything works as expected. The list has under 1000 items and is far under the throttle limits. What could be ...
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Mounting content database from 2010 to 2013 murders Views and Indexes in the Database

Well this is fun. I have content database from a SharePoint 2010 and I´m trying to mount it on my SharePoint 2013 SP1 farm. At around 26% I get a the error Mount-SPContentDatabase : Operation ...
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Add a Field From a Lookup Column Multiple Times

Is it possible to add a field from a lookup column more than once? I have a Job list which contains a lookup field to a Job Assets list. This Job Assets list contains all the things I might need to ...
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Search crawl failing on a specific list (SharePoint 2013)

At one of our clients we have a library that contains folders, which contain pdf documents. There are many files (7000 +), I'm not sure if this is relevant. And the entire site uses SSL. When ...
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SP2013 Branding per team site

I have a question regarding the branding of non-publishing sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a site, consisting of several different team sites, each site should have a unique brand attached to it. I ...
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Adding an APP of type Wiki library VS adding new enterprise wiki subsite

What are the differences between adding new Subsite of type "Publishing >> Enterprise Wiki" , and just adding a new Wiki Library App to any site ? and when to use each ? Thanks
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Adding a farm solution to my home page have affected all the pages inside my library

I have created the following farm solution, to enable navigating the term store :- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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How to create a linked data source with document libraries based on the same template?

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013 and I use SP Designer and Visual Studio 2013 to my needs. But there are several things which i don't get. I have a number of libraries which use the same ...
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All apps downloaded from Office Store require username and password to view

I've successfully setup Sharepoint's Office Store, and have begun testing some of the app that can be downloaded for Sharepoint from the App Store. These apps download successful and function ...
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Where i can override the OnInit method

I need to write the following farm solution to override the InInit method as follow:- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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Starting a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow via js file

I´m trying to start a workflow 2013 from a custom ribbon icon. I have configured an elements.xml file where I call the Javascript file. The problem is, that I get a JavaScript runtime error “Type” ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007 / SharePoint Designer 2013

Can anyone advise if it's possible to run SharePoint Designer 2007 for an on-premise installation and SharePoint Designer 2013 for SP online on the same machine? Thanks
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A weird reaction to 'if-modified-since' header

What's the reason that SharePoint 2013 may process 'If-Modified-Since' header value in an invalid way? Case: I have a file A.txt in a list; I download the file and see the date XXX in Last-Modified ...
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Apply OOTB Compsed Look

I have successfully created a feature to provision my custom masterpage to my site collection, with a feature receiver that applies it on activation, which also sets my custom theme, like so: SPTheme ...
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Hide user presence contact card popup in SharePoint 2013

On hovering with the mouse over a user presence I don't want to display the contact card. We have used this to show user presence in a custom Webpart.
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Quich launch with siblings and items below siblings

How can I configure (change or develop) quick launch in SharePoint 2013 so that it displays the current site and items below current site, and current site's siblings AND items below currents site's ...
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SharePoint online, add custom ribbon button (or export list to txt)

We use SharePoint 2013 Online, so not on premise. I want to export a list to a txt file with fixed column width. Out of the box this is not possible, but in C# it is 'rather' easy. I'm looking for a ...
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'View Workflow Reports' link missing in newly migrated Sharepoint 2013 site

Original Sp2007 site has the link to View Workflow Reports. Migrated to SP2013 and now I cannot see the link even though the workflows are working correctly. I also tried activating the Reporting ...
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Customizing Catalog Item Page

I have a Term-Driven SP '13 site and I am trying to customize the catalog item page. The 2 content types that exist on this site are PDF's & videos. Each content item will have a name, rating ...
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Locate Installation files for Preinstallation of SharePoint Server 2013

Goal: Install SharePoint Server 2013 Problem: I cannot find the recommended link to download the files of: Micosoft Information Protection and Control Client (MSIPC) Internet Information Services ...
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Create Connection beetween TextFilter and List

I have created a text filter webpart on my page and a list webpart app on the same page. If I edit the filter webpart it says that the filter is not connected and I should open the webpart editing ...
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CQWP with custom XSL not working, cache issues

I'm replacing the default ItemStyle.xsl with a custom xsl file, my xsl file contains the default xsl:stylesheet and a xsl:template looking something like this <xsl:template ...
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InfoPath 2013 form causes “Server out of memory” error when viewing list item

I have a rather large (200+ field) InfoPath form on a custom list that is full of drop-downs referencing other lists on the same site, along with some textboxes and checkboxes. There's not much in the ...
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How to test endpoint conectivity on WCF Client?

I have a list that I get from a BDC external source System.ServiceModel.WSHttpBinding binding = new System.ServiceModel.WSHttpBinding(); System.ServiceModel.EndpointAddress endpoint = new ...
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SP2013 Send to connections feature. Setting URL of document in final location

We setup the Send to Connections feature in SharePoint 2013 to send Sharepoint document to an external system. The send functionality is successful and returns the following page. Home : Operation ...
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Error from script tag for sp.runtime.js

I'm working to set-up the PreSaveItem() on an edit form for a list such that it evaluates parameters from the query string, and some list fields to execute workflows based on various criteria. Based ...
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Search results including metadata keywords always “hidden”

One of our 2013 sites (dedicated to hosting a large document library) has developed a weird quirk in its search. When you search within a library to find documents related to a managed metadata ...
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how to download all attachments in sharepoint website

I am upgrading WSS3.0 to sharepoint foundation 2013 so I need to get the attachments from WSS3.0 and import to new site. Is it possible to import all attachments?
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SharePoint 2013 “Content Viewing” audit report takes forever to “working on it”?

I'm in a SP2013 environment. I enabled audit and then configured audit settings in the site collection, waited for 2 days. Now, if I go to View Auditing Reports under the site collection, I can see ...
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Need help with a survey

I have created a survey in SharePoint 2013. Originally, it had 6 questions, but I have just added a 7th. The 7th questions does not show up in the survey when a user clicks on the link to take the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Central Administration vs PowerShell Scripting

Which are the admin jobs that can only be done trough PowerShell scripts and not in Central Administration?
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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Change a site name or link in the breadcrumb navigation

Just enabled the breadcrumb for all team sites however I need to change one of the names found in the drop down. We recently migrated to 2013 and for some reason it's still showing the old name. ...
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Can I include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers?

We have a request to include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers in either the subject (preferred) or body of the email. We know that we can create a custom alerttemplates.xml in ...
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Site Lookup Column As Managed Property

Please let me know if my logic here is incorrect or suggest better alternative. This is hosted on Office 365. I have a Site Lookup column (EventLookup) that is linked to a list on my Root Site --> ...
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SharePoint2013, provider-hosted, remoteAppUrl resolution in Elemets.xml

In my experience when a provider-hosted app is built in VS ~remoteAppUrl gets resolved according to the build profile. The end results is that all webparts' Elements.xml get their page location set at ...
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Refinement Webpart with terms and child terms

I'm trying to build a news archive for a intranet. A single news article has a managed metadata column named News Categories and points to a termset named News Categories. In that column the editors ...
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Problem with enabling anonymous users to Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to enable anonymous users to access the site or maybe some pages on the site and I have made the regular steps, but still it isnot working. I have enabled anonymous on the web ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service - Attributes Not Being Imported

My SP 2013 User Profile Service is configured to import all active users within 2 domains; external.company.com (external domain) and company.org (internal domain). The UPS is setup on the external ...
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SP2013: Creating a Loop in a Workflow

I am attempting to create a workflow that has a loop. The idea is to have the loop check for date and time and returns the date/time to the list library that the workflow is connected to. As well ...
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How to get Search working on a single server workgroup installation of SharePoint Foundation 2013

How do you get Search working for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 installation on a single server in a workgroup (i.e. not part of a domain)?
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My Site Settings: Language Options not applied

On a SharePoint 2013 Server CA Services Applications > User Profile Service > Setup My Sites: The Language Options check box: Allow user to choose the language of their personal site Checking in ...
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Socialfeed not showing notifications from certain sites

We are having a problem with SharePoint 2013 in multiple environments. A user choose to follow a site (say a team site or a user blog) by clicking the "Follow" button in the top right. The users gets ...
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SharePoint sp.js not running on Silverlight page

I am using sp.js to display logged in user name on top of my publishing site page. The code is working fine on all pages except on one page where I am displaying ORG BROWSER web part which is ...
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How can I count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed?

I need to count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed webpart on a page in a site. At the moment I can't see how to do this via Site Settings -> Report or Site Settings -> ...