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Programmaticly follow a site, but recieving a error

I have a method in my aspx.cs file that should make sure that current user follow the current site. When I check ULS I receive this: ...
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What's wrong with the manual refresh web part option?

I have a task list in SharePoint 2013 that I have enabled the AJAX manual refresh button for. This option can be found by editing the list web part, then going to AJAX options and then ticking "Show ...
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Modify list item field using javascript?

I'm trying to implement some Move Up and Move Down hyperlinks in a list so that, for example, pressing move up moves the item one place up in the list. I have tried giving the list an order column ...
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How to add a XSLT List View Web Part into a Page Layout

How is it possible to add a XSLT List View Web Part into a Page Layout? I want to do this basically so that instead of adding the web parts I want to multiple pages, I can just apply the specific page ...
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Automatic trimming items/document shown by all list view webparts

I would like to achieve something similar to InstanceID=date injected into url on meeting web. Then only documents in date folder or items having specified instanceID field value are displayed by all ...
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Best way to copy a site from one farm to another

I have to make a specific site with very easy requirements, one content type, one document library, and some columns are tied to managed metadata terms. I dont see the need to make everything with ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Error while inserting data

I am new to SharePoint App. I have created one app with CRUD operations. While I try to insert data I am getting following error Message from webpage ...
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Except “Modified” none of the fields are being displayed in XSL

I have a site in which there is a library named "Pages". This is the standard library where all pages that you create comes. Using XSL, I am trying to display page links on my home page. Problem is ...
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Adding default web part in web part zone

Following is the code in my page layout. <WebPartPages:WebPartZone id="page_detail" runat="server" title="Page Detail" ...
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Getting page title in page layout

I am using the following code to get page title of current page in Page Layout but it is not working. <asp:Literal runat="server" ...
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Can we install sharepoint server 2013 in window 8? [duplicate]

I am bit confused about SharePoint installation. Is there a way to install SharePoint on Windows 8. Because I searched google and some experts are saying we can install and someone are against this. ...
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How to display main navigation in my sharepoint site?

I have created HTML template for my SharePoint site. On top of this site I want to display main navigation but I don't know the code to place which will display navigation. I know under "Site ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search and Office Web Apps

Is there a way to use office web apps to display search results in SharePoint 2013? If so, how?
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Built-in database limits for Foundation 2013

When I install Sharepoint Foundation 2013 as a stand alone installation, it uses a 'built-in' database. What is the maximum database size here?
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Exported design package is missing content types

We have designed a SharePoint 2013 theme for our client and are trying to export this theme to install to their farm using the design package exporter (/_layouts/15/DesignPackageExport.aspx). Some of ...
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Run SharePoint 2013 VM from Windows 7 host

Is there any way I can run a SharePoint 2013 VM from Windows 7 host machine. The host machine details are: O/S: Windows 7 Professional with SP1 Processor: i7 RAM 16GB
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How to check if current user is member of the current site or above member group, site owner group etc

How can I do a check that looks if current user is a member group or above member group on current site? Above member group I mean site owner group etc.. So far I have done: var currentSite = ...
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How can I change a ClientWebPart title and description dynamically?

I have developed a ClientWebPart and now I want to change the title dynamically. Is it possible? EDIT: How, dynamically? I want to show users a friendly title instead of a name of the App. I ...
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Make Page Viewer WebPart automatically refresh

Is it possible to make a page viewer webpart automatically refresh or upgrade? I have a report image which I am replacing every 15 minutes with a script but the Page Viewer on SharePoint isn't ...
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How can I do a check if current user is following current site?

I have a usercontrol and inside its ascx.cs file I would like to do a check(if) if current user is following the current site. How can I accomplish that? So far I have done something like this: ...
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How to programmatically add a custom html url to the Workflow Task's description column?

How can I update the description column of a workflow task in SharePoint 2013 using c# that will contain a html link that has to open in a new window. Any suggestions?
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Programmatically Building Metadata Navigation

I'm trying to build metadata navigation programmatically so it can be deployed in a feature event receiver and have been using the code from this MSDN page, but am unable to get a simple link to work. ...
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Easy way to manage term sets

I have just typed 1000 terms, and term sets into my dev environment in 2013. I now you can import csv files, but the question, is how can I export them from the dev environment, so that I can easily ...
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Issue in creating sites with different regional setting

I am using SharePoint 2013 Standard edition(June CU update) and facing an issue with multi-lingual sites. I have custom web templates with which sites are created. The current template which I am ...
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How to create number field unique list using javascript?

I am creating lists from javascript in my app. Now I want to create a Field in that with unique values which is a number field. I am using following code: var fldCollection = oList.get_fields(); ...
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“Detail” column not being displayed from List

I have two lists: News Events Both lists contain the following two columns: Title (Single line of text) Detail (Multiple lines, Plain text) I am displaying News on News.aspx page using ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Alert Me Wrong Email Address

On my portal, I have setup User Profile Synchronisation and its working - actually syncing like a charm. The problem is: one user still see the old email address when he tries to sign up for Alerts. ...
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Have DNS set up, yet unable to access a web application unless it's in hosts file

I'm stuck unable to access a newly created sharepoint 2013 server web application (at portal.spdev.mycompany.com, with host header of same name) unless I have an entry for that web application in the ...
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SP2013 - Randomly getting an error while clicking on the ellipsis of a document in a Document Library

I have a standard out-of-the-box Document Library. Versioning and checking are enabled. There are a few extra columns added to the library. There is this a weird random behavior when clicking on the ...
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Migrate documents from 2007 to 2013 and maintain version history?

Currently I have a SharePoint 2007 site that I am upgrading to SharePoint 2013. Is it possible to copy the documents from the 2007 site to the 2013 site whilst maintaining version history? I'd be ...
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Code for Updating the Master Page Powershell 2013

Can someone please walkthrough this code for me. I just want to make sure that I understand it correctly. I've gotten it to run, but nothing seems to be happenings. Basically, I just need to know ...
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How to provide highly available, disaster recovery solution for SharePoint 2013 deployment?

We need to provide highly available, disaster recovery solution for SharePoint 2013 deployment. For this purpose, we've to build environments for two data-centres, one would be primary DC1 and another ...
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How to get list of all users following a site

I wanted to get a list of all users who are following a specific site. I have looked in to SocialFollowing Manager (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163133.aspx) and it seems to provide the ...
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Timer job removing web part after 5 minutes

I have 3 lists on my home page. News Events Alerts I have 2 sites English(Master site) Arabic I have added News, Events and Alerts web parts on English home page. News and Events are ...
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Prefered way of custom styling for 2013 apps?

I created some autohosted apps ( for Office 365) and by default there's a script setStyleSheet(); that makes the app look like the rest of the page. This is something I want but I would also like to ...
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Automating SharePoint Foundation 2013 Backups

I am relatively new to SharePoint and am trying to figure out how to automate the backups for my SharePoint Foundation 2013 server. I want to store the backups on a network share on a different ...
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Using custom WCF in SharePoint hosted App

I have been trying since a few days to call a custom made WCF service from a SharePoint Hosted App. I have read all over the information available on forums and I couldn't find a working solution. ...
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Custom/autogenerated item name in Forms Library

I am trying to plan the auto-generated custom item name for Form library in a 2013 publishing website project. In other words, I don't want our users to enter the name of the form every time they ...
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Get custom properties like `Created` and `Description` in Display Templates of ContentBySearchWebPart

I use Display Templates for rendering ContentBySearchWebPart. Nice feature, but how I can add custom properties from search results list item into Display Template? For example, I have a template, ...
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Writing Javascript code in XSLT

Can I write Javascript code in XSLT? Basically I will be calling Javascript's document.location.href to check which site is currently opened (English or Arabic). So let's say if English site is ...
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How to use XSLT 2.0 in SharePoint

How do I use XSLT 2.0 in SharePoint? Do I need to install some package on the server to make it work? Or is it available by default, and I just start using it?
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How to show a date in Arabic format?

I have a list which contain a column, "Modified", which contain date and time of an item in the list. When I display that list in my Arabic site then the date is displayed in English format, such ...
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Whether to use same XSLT file for both English and Arabic or separate?

I am making a site in English and Arabic. I am using XSLT to display date but now I have realized that date is not being displayed properly in Arabic website. For that I need to change function in ...
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string-length in XSLT not working

I have written the following code which checks whether the string provided is greater than 1- characters in which case only print the first 10 characters, otherwise print complete string. But I am ...
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The name 'Thread' does not exist in the current context

I am trying to use following code in my page layout to display text from resource file but getting error. CODE <%= SPUtility.GetLocalizedString("$Resources:NewsHeading", "myresourcefile", ...
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How to create an effective Product Key for an installable WSP

I have a solution for SharePoint that I am licensing out, but I'm nervous because it doesn't have a product key of any kind. So far it's been to existing business relationships, but that's about to ...
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The name 'SPUtility' does not exist in the current context

I am using the following code in my page layout file but I am getting error. CODE <%= SPUtility.GetLocalizedString("$Resources:NewsHeading", "myresourcefile", ...
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Client-Side Rendering/JS Link documentation?

Has there been any sort of documentation or anything like that released for SharePoint 2013 Client-Side Rendering/JS Link? Anthing unofficial? Any dates for when documentation might be released? ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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Like it button not very friendly

IN sp 2013, the only way to like a page or document is to add the column to the view, and depending on the type of like, then you will see rating stars or smiles. But this means the person has to go ...