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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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SharePoint 2013 - Restoring Central Administration

I was following this blog about renaming host headers on web applications. Not thinking clearly, I started to remove the central admin web app from iis before extending the web app again with a new ...
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Association: Task List in Workflow stopped working

Help please. I am using SharePoint 2013 in cunjuntion with SPD (no Code). JUst OOB solution. I have been using the to send emails to helpdesk based on wether the Manager changes those dropdowns to ...
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how to click on ribbon button using javascript?

I want to trigger click for a ribbon button using Javascript. I used click() hence it did not triggered the event. $("#my.Ribbon.customTab.ThiscustomGroup.bigbutton-Large").click();
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jQuery search api and no results

I try to get search results using a javascript (jQuery) call to my on premise SharePoint search REST API but I don't get any results. that's my js: $.ajax({ type: "GET", url: ...
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After adding some custom renditions in a site collection, they are not showing up in the pick renditions

Blob Cache is activated for the web app. I have tried this on another site collection and it works. On this particular site collection, I still see the standard renditions and not my custom ones. ...
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How to enable the “Tags & Notes” tab inside my enterprise wiki

I am working on a publishing site of type enterprise wiki , but currently the “Tags & Notes” icon is displayed. As follow:- And it mentioned that I might not have the permission, although I am ...
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Error on publishing workflow with custom activity

I have created a custom action using visual studio for SharePoint 2013. I have done this multiple times following instructions from various blogs and every time I get the below mentioned error. (0, ...
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Publishing as Major Version - all files in master page and page layouts programmatically/powershell

I am creating my master page using HTML. my html has a lot of files (css, img, js etc) these files needs to be published. But I have 100+ files that needs to be published manually. How can I make ...
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How to directly upload images to my Images library, without the need to update the properties of the documents?

I am working on a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Add when I want to add a new Picture from my Pc to the wiki page, I will be prompted with the following dialog:- So ...
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Querying on Managed Metadata for term and parent terms

I have a Managed Metadata field called Geography using the following term set as an example. North America Canada Toronto United States New York This Geography ...
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How to Run Copy List Item Workflow Across Whole List at Once

I want to archive a large list (list 1), therefore i saved template of that list without content and renamed it (list 2) and created brand new empty list off that template. Now i am using if statement ...
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How to uncheck “Add as a new version to existing files” inside the “Add a document” dialog

I am working on a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Currently when users want to insert an image inside the rich text editor, they will be prompted with the following:- ...
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How to show/hide columns using info path, based if the login user is inside a SharePoint security group or not

I have the following form inside my SharePoint 2013 Issue tracking tool, which I edited using info path:- But I want to hide the last three columns , unless the login user is inside a SharePoint ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Errors

Issue: When performing any type of search whether that be from the Enterprise Search Center or from Query Rules to test a query, the page results in an error. Error on Manage Query Rules and ...
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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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Search documents contents using SharePoint 2013 REST API or CSOM

I'm wondering if there is a way to query the actual contents of the document using the REST API or using the CSOM and CAML from an ASP.NET application? I remember in a previous job that we used FAST ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...
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SP13: Image behind Table (HTML)

I have content editor web part that I have applied html for a table. I would like to upload an image (through HTML script), but I want the image to appear behind the table. I tried using the ...
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Dividing a tracking list items into two different edit forms, that have different permissions on each form

I am trying to achieve the following, using the Issue Tracking list inside sharePoint server 2013. First I have an issue item which have the following columns:- ID. Title. Date Created. Description. ...
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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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Opening document library files in popup or new window

Is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types? e.g. PDF - In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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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 ...
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SharePoint workflow will return .000 inside a link for the current Item URL Path

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint designer:- The workflow will be started manually on “Announcement” list, and will send email notifications to users. but the problem I ...
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Sharepoint-hosted app on-premise 2013

We have been developing SharePoint-hosted apps for SP online with great success, but seems like developing SharePoint-hosted apps for the on-premise 2013 is not so intuitive process. Questions: As ...
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How-To Replicate/Migrate/Move SharePoint environment with new Naming & URLs?

Could you please help me out to accomplish the task below correctly and accurately? Scenario: I have a Test SharePoint 2013 environment that has a Web Application e.g. (http://Intranet.Corp.com/) ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer issue: Server could not complete your request

I face this issue frequently when using Designer. When opening Designer it shows the following error:
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HarePoint Knowledge Base and DevExpress won't leave me alone!

I installed the HarePoint Knowledge Base for SharePoint. I have since removed it. Periodically, despite the fact that I have removed every trace of the application I can find, all of my web.config ...
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Daily error of “The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, I've searched and found tons of articles about this issue but restarting the SharePoint Search Host Controller does fix the issue and forms can be saved again. My problem is ...
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Production SharePoint 2013 environment with only one server?

I'm currently running a small SharePoint 2010 farm with two servers. The first is a dedicated Microsoft SQL server, and the second is my SharePoint server running my web application and Central ...
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Maximum length of SPSite Name and Description property values

Is there any reference to the maximum size for the Name and Description properties of a site collection?
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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hover panel not shown on first result item in people search result

When i key in a search keyword and give a people search. I am seeing a couple of people results. But on the first result item i am not able to see the hover panel when i hover over that item. same ...
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search this site in main root site collection

I noticed the following and I want to know if it is by design. Let's suppose you have your portal.abc.com as main site collection (root) and other site collection that are named as ...
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Event Receiver Timing?

I have an event receiver that listens on three lists. When I save Data in my applications, about 7 elements are changed, so the event receiver has to start 7 times. Inside the ULS-log I can see the ...
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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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Sharepoint-Hosted apps under https

I have developed an app which is supposed to be hosted on a secure website (https). The DNS records and the SP Configuration is done successfully. My app works fine under the normal http url, but i ...
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use [Today] in a URL filter

Is it possible to pass "Today" in some shape or form to filter a SharePoint list as a URL parameter? I'd like to have a link that looks something like ...
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slow response IExplorer opening new item or editing a list item

I have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation running on a Windows server 2012 R2. It's a domain controller as well. Yes I know its not a best practice but the company has limited funds. And does not want to go ...
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How to write a view filter to show all pages created by me and have either “Pending” or “Approved” statuses

I want to achieve this , to display all pages that are assigned to me and have either (Pending or approved) statuses. But when I define the following, It will show all the pages that are rejected ...
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The issuer of the token is not a trusted issuer

I'm trying to solve this issue for a while without luck, may be someone with more Sharepoint experience will be able to pinpoint my issue. Exception stacktrace in Sharepoint logs looks like this: ...
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Update Panel doesn't work inside web part zone

I have a visual web part that works if you insert it directly into the page layout, but not when you add it to a web part zone. The page: <asp:UpdatePanel ID="UPnlArticle" runat="server"> ...
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How to get the current site url in SharePoint 2013?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow developed in Visual Studio 2012. How can I retrieve the current site url to a local variable?
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UserProfileManager.GetChanges maximum is only 1000

I am having a problem working with UserProfileManager.GetChanges, it seems that it has a limit of 1000, can anyone verify this? And what is the possible way to increase the cap? There seems to be ...
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Map NTFS permission to SharePoint library permission?

We have folder on the server which is shared by many users. The permission is based on NTFS. Now, we want to put this folder in sharepoint as a library, Is there a way to automatically convert the ...
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People Search not updating Job Title?

I ran an incremental User Profile Synchronization which correctly updated the user's Job Title (verified in Manage User Profiles). I then ran an incremental search crawl on the MySite (sps3://mysite). ...
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Partial Search Returns no results for alphanumeric Items

The Search feature is indexed and running very well for foundation 2013. Using continuous crawl on SQL Server 2012 Standard. 2008R2 OS x64. I am having one issue. When the users are for searching for ...
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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Create a link to Search Results with a dynamic Query Variable (ie: Site Title)

I want to create a link to the search results page with the current SiteTitle in the URL. For example: http://mysitecollection/SearchResults.aspx#k=thisSiteTitle What is the SP Designer markup? For ...