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SP2013 Community site members - some links to profile pictures use HTTP instead of HTTPS

Using SharePoint 2013, I created web application for MySite and another web application named Portal for team sites, communities and other content. I set up SSL for both web apps (HTTPS only, HTTP), ...
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SP13 Calendar Chrome Type Not Appearing

I added a calendar app and would like to change the chrome type to "Title and Border" only. The reason is because I want to add another calendar to calendar app page as web part. Therefore, I would ...
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Error Importing Design Package in Design Manager

Ran into a strange problem today trying to import a custom design package using design manager. The solution uploads just fine but then i get an error: Sorry, something went wrong Value ...
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SharePoint 2013 MetaNavigation Problem deleting Termsets

The following is just a test script borrowed in part from http://goo.gl/Cw1D8h "Powershell to create and reuse Managed Navigation for multiple sites in SharePoint 2013" The following script works ...
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how to change the welcomeMenuBox position in SP2013

I want to change the welcomeMenuBox position. It need to be alligned with the Logo and Title of the site. I am using design manager to create the masterpage. Any suggestion..
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Error Uploading Images from SharePoint Image Library into a Blog Page

I was wondering if anyone experienced the same issue. I have a Blog page that allows users to successfully 'create new posts'...etc. There are three choices to add images to the blog. The user can ...
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User not appearing when I start typing name in Group

There are 3 users in AD and they are synced with UPS. I can see their profile and if I do people search then they also appear in results. Let's call them user1, user2, user3. Problem is I am trying to ...
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Farm admins can't create or delete service applications

I have a 2013 farm that has been running along well for the last 2 months, but recently the users were reporting that search was returning no results. When I view the crawl logs, I see that search has ...
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SharePoint reading wrong resource file

I have a publishing site with following structure Top level site English ENSubsite Arabic ARSubsite The "Locale" in "Regional Settings" of English and ENSubsite is set ...
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Overcome SkyDrive Pro 2 GB limit

or a 3rd party tool like StoragePoint - does anyone have experience removing the file storage for SkyDrive Pro so that individual files can't exceed the 2GB limit? StoragePoint looks possible, but it ...
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Enterprise keywords dialog “Select” button is broken using TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I have an application page which is loaded into a modal and it contains 2 TaxonomyWebTaggingControl objects: The first control (Categories) is linked to a custom term set, the second (Keywords) is ...
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SP2013 - Tasks not showing description for certain users

So I have an out-of-the-box task list on most of my department sub-sites. The task lists are using the standard Tasks content type. I've added an append-only comment field to the content type and ...
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Does “Portal site connection” do anything in SharePoint 2013?

Does anyone know if "Portal site connection" can be used on standard master page (seattle)? Is it completely useless unless you use custom master page? In SharePoint 2010 I could find a connected ...
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Package SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow in Visual Studio

Has anyone managed to package and successfully deploy a SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow as part of a Visual Studio Solution package? I have created a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow, performed a ...
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Fine-tuning SP2013 Document Library permissions

I have the need to give access to a role for creating documents and folders in a document library and giving access to another role to create documents (but not folders) How would I go about doing ...
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Turn Enterprise Keyword column into clickable links

I've created an Enterprise Keyword column and have begun tagging documents. My conception was that terms in the column would automatically be clickable links and allow users to see all files tagged ...
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Modify default view for My Sites SkyDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites SkyDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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SharePoint 2010 & Site Minder Custom sign out?

Here is my scenario: We are using two IDP(Identity providers)(ADFS,Site Minder) for our SharePoint Web Application. One TIP (ADFS) is for Internal Users and another TIP(SM) for external Users. I ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Geolocation Field as a Search “Distance” Refiner

Does anyone know of any working examples of using the new Geolocation field as a SharePoint 2013 search refiner? We would like to tag items with their location and then enable end-users to filter ...
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SharePoint App Deployment error : 'Failed to install app for SharePoint'

I created a test MVC sharepoint app succesfully in a solution. Now I need to integrate this into a main solution project. But when I added a SharePoint MVC App into the solution and hit F5, I am ...
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Update panel issue in visual web part

I have created a web part using update panel and the page where I placed that web part there is also a task list with timeline view. My problem is that whenever my update panel gets posted back the ...
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How to set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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First level parent navigation show on sidebar even in child pages i visit?

How can I get the code to show the first level parent page name in it's child's in sidebar navigation. Let's say I have a parent page "About Us" and under it I have overview, mission, philosophy ...
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SharePoint 2013 search log error

The search not work, I look the logs an see this error: "The server is not available and could not be accessed. It is likely to be disconnected from the network" How I fix this?
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how to pares search api odata json result in C#

i'm using that search query string siteUrl = "<site>"; string queryText ="Path:\"pathTosearch/*\" IsDocument:1"; string rowlimit = "10"; string sortExpression = "Write:descending"; ...
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How to query the list using CAML Query to List's multi allow user field?

I have a list in which there is one column which is of type People or Group with multi allow. I have created Item Adding event receiver in which I am checking the entered people value is already ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Manual Refresh List

I have a SharePoint 2013 custom list with thousands of data in it. So under the Web Part Properties -> AJAX Options on the list web part, I have enabled Asynchronous Update and Show Manual Refresh ...
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Missing “Deploy”-Button Visual Studio 2012

Yesterday I have installed Visual Studio 2012 Premium on my SharePoint 2013 Development Machine. I also installed the Office Developer Tools to get the SP2013 Project templates. Opening my SP 2010 ...
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How to track usage data using client-side code in SharePoint 2013?

Someone in this question pointed me that I could generate audit excel files using client-side code. What I need to do is to have a piece of client-side code that will detect when someone clicks a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Promoted Links in Elements.xml?

Does anyone have a working example of an <AllUserWebPart> or <View> within an Elements.xml file that includes a "Promoted Links" web part on a page. I just can't seem to get my ...
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Where does the redirect from ViewPost.aspx to Post.aspx happen?

When a user wants to open a blog post, he clicks on a link like: http://mysitehost/my/[USERNAME]/Blog/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=2 SharePoint now redirects the user to ...
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Installing apps from appstore for Sharepoint server without internet

How can I transfer the application downloaded and installed from the Office Store onto the server, where there is no access to the Internet? Can they be turned into *.app file format for later ...
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Make First Sheet Display in Excel of Sharepoint in Browser

I have a Excel Web part and make an excel appear in browser throught this web part. There is 4 sheets in excel but when I open the page , firstly the third sheet appears but not he first sheet. How ...
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Metro style app login to SharePoint

I have a metro style app based on the metro style web browser (http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/Metro-Style-Web-Browser-ecde9a6d) In this browser I navigate to a page on a SharePoint site: ...
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Content search web part ( CSWP ) based on url / sitecollection - Cross site publishing - sharepoint 2013

I'm having 6-7 different sitecollection with different styling, menues, (managed) navigation ... using only (1) masterpage! ex: http://awesomewebpage.com (styling.css) http://awesomewebpage.com/hr ...
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Server removed/rejoined domain but not removed/rejoined farm

I am facing a number of issues with one server in the farm - it had some hardware issues which meant it was removed/rejoined to the domain but not removed from the farm. I'm seeing problems such as ...
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Workflow Status Tasks: One or more field types are not installed properly

In the workflow status tasks, I get the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete these fields" I have opened up the fields one by one ...
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Same query with different sorting is giving different results

I have noticed that on OOTB SearchResults webpart when I change sorting i have different number of results. For example lets say that my search query is contentclass:STS_Site path:"http://xxxx/yyy*", ...
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SharePoint Pagestatus bar not appearing there is no ribbon available

I have a publishing site in SharePoint 2013. I am trying to incorporate page status bar using the following snippet function addPageStatusMessage() { SP.SOD.executeFunc("SP.js", ...
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Can I access the Sharepoint 2013 event model without enabling application sideloading?

Note: originally posted on stackoverflow, just registered here. My goal is to initiate some custom processing external to our Sharepoint 2013 installation when a document is added to a specific ...
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SharePoint 2013: CQWP Link slot not grabbing item hyperlink

In SP 2010 you simply had to add URL [Custom Columns] in the Link slot to have it use that as the hyperlink address for the displayed items. This no longer appears to be the case. When I enter that as ...
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CEWP Disappears on Edit

I've been using Wiki pages (by default) and adding CEWPs to them, and linking (text) script files to those from a site assets library to implement functionality. However occasionally when I edit a ...
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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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Connection to remote farm does not work

From what I read here (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms453293.aspx) it should be possible to connect to a remote farm. Unfortunately my program simply refuses to use the remote DB server ...
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Custom JSlink template intermittently not downloading for anonymous users

I've developed a JSLink template that works fine. I've tested it with authenticated and anonymous access and it works flawlessly. The problem that i'm seeing is that when I open the page with the LVWP ...
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Enabling infrastructure publishing service SharePoint 2013

I am having problems trying to enable infrastructure publishing service in SharePoint 2013. On the top level site i have gone to Site Collection Administration and started the service but then when i ...
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Crawl and index a file with embedded contents in Search 2013

When I try to crawl a file (say a word doc) with embedded contents, the crawler shows a warning : This item was partially parsed. The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the ...
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SharePoint 2013 ListViewByQuery control does not show ribbon

I put in my aspx page a ListViewByQuery control, to show a view on a library, based on a query that is dynamically constructed. But, when I click on an item in the control, it does not show the ...
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What is SP2013 optimal environment setup?

Will put up a SharePoint 2013 in a Vmware environment. Will have 8000 + users when everything is completed. Boss wants it on Windows 2008 R2 and Sql 2008 R2. Personally, I would prefer Windows Server ...