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SharePoint content database DocStreams table very large

We recently migrated our SharePoint 2007 instance to 2013 using a migration tool. I noticed the disk space for 2013's database partition (300GB) on our SQL Server was running low. I ran a SQL report ...
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Turn off ability to use REST API

When you don't want users to use any web services it seems like you can turn off the permission to Use Remote Interfaces. However that permission does not mention REST. This made me wonder if there ...
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How to get a CustomControl into SuiteBarBrandingDelegate with MDS-Feature activated?

I want to add a Navigation to the SuiteBarBrandingDelegate. I created a nicely working solution for this but it doesn't work with the MDS-Feature activated (Minimal download strategy). After some ...
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Activate publishing and set MasterPage on Team Site creation

I have created and saved a Team Site template. When a user creates a new site using this template, I want to ensure the Parent's Master Page is inherited automatically. This is not currently happening ...
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remove site collection link from top link bar

I've just created a site collection, and then subsequently activated the publishing site collection feature on it, so that I can have the fancy Navigation options. However I've noticed (i dont know ...
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Creating a Link to a Document via a workflow

This is with SPO 2013. I am trying to make it so that when you add a file to a library it will add a Link to a Document content type in a list. If I tell the workflow to add a document to the list it ...
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Search Results Clear On Refinement or Subsequent Search wiith Custom Display Template

I'm working with a custom search display template. I have my results shown as a grid as well as a few other changes. Since it is shown as a grid, I have a requirement to show the rows with ...
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SP13: Connecting Calendars

I have 4 calendars that I have overlaid into one calendar. I want to be able to add an event in the overlay calendar (call it Calendar #1). Based on the information entered into Calendar #1 (i.e. ...
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CORS with SPServices + jQuery

I need to access from a different domaine on a mobile a sharepoint list. Here is my code, a simple get request : $.support.cors = true; $(function() { $().SPServices({ operation: "GetListItems", ...
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JSLink: Return field value as plain text

This might be really very simple, I have a list view with multiple Rich Text fields, I want to remove HTML formatting from those field in a specific view and return them as Plain text. I would like ...
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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

I've created a feature staple for my sites to apply a particular master page. It appears to work for all the subsites/pages in /personal/[userid]/ except for the blog. Any ideas?
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In a Page. How to add a flag that inform last time a list was modified

I have a custom page like this : These are my links (refresh once a day. Last refresh time : **XXXXX** ) link1 link2 link3 And I have a custom list. I want to add "last modified time" or ...
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What are the most frequently accessed sharepoint 2013 databases?

Is it safe to assume user profile service application databases and app management service application database are the most frequently accessed SP 2013 database. I also read that these are the only ...
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SPGroup add doesn't work

I want to add an user to a sharepoint group. I have the function: public static void AddUserInGroup(SPUser user, SPGroup group) { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() ...
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Hide Custom action in sharepoint 2013 ribbon

I want to hide the New Folder ribbon menu item for all document libraries. I have used this code but it is not working. What am I missing? <CustomAction ...
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Do timer jobs always run under DefaultServiceAccount?

I'm curious whether or not all timer jobs will always run under the same farm service account, i.e. SPFarm.Local.DefaultServiceAccount as specified at installation. For example, if farm service ...
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SharePoint Online - How to move sites with considerable data between site collections

I have a requirement to move sub-sites from one site collection to another on SharePoint online. The sub-sites have considerable amount (~1GB) of data in them. Therefore exporting and importing would ...
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changing list item using Rest API not working

following is my code. I am trying to update a Choice ListITem (dropdownlist) in a Custom list using Rest API. I have debugged the code it goes into success handler but the Item still has the old ...
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Not able to create site collection in sharepoint 2013

I have created New Web application using PowerShell with Windows Authentication mode using spadmin account. Application successfully created. but when I try to do create Site collection for the same ...
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Filter on a group on a content query

I have a content query that I create in snippets, thats content query retrieve results from a list , I want to filter based on a column assigned to that contain a group of user, so i have to filter by ...
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Get all the groups and the permissions they have, on a document library (using SPServices)?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all the groups that are allowed to edit/read a document library. I will need the name of each group and which permissions it has (edit or read). I used ...
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Remove-SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance from server no longer active

I have a server, server5, no longer accessible. The problem is that it is still added to the distributed cache, even though it was removed from the farm. How can I specify what server name I want to ...
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Query user details using employee ID

Is there a way to fetch user details from user profile service using employee ID?
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SP2013 & Responsive Design - How to do it right?

I'm a SP developer and also skilled in webdesign. My current task is to implement a responsive design along with a branding in a SP 2013 environment Now I am in the situation to choose which one i ...
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Updating current item using jslink

I am working on a solution where in I have to update current item based on a button click. I am thinking of using JSLink to generate button with each row, when this button is clicked i have to refer ...
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Create site collection from REST Api

I have read guides like http://sharepointryan.com/2013/09/10/create-a-sharepoint-site-spweb-using-rest-in-spd-2013-workflow/ but that is to help create a subsite and not the actual site collection. ...
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SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied

I make changes to the markup of a master page (HTML version of course), convert it - successfully, can verify that the true .MASTER page has also been changed). However, when I then render any page ...
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custom site template uploaded and activated in site solution gallery are not comming in custom template

i had recently migrated my web application from SharePoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013. One of my site are having custom site templates which are used to create Sub Sites. now i can find those templates ...
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Searching in Sharepoint 2013

Can someone explain me step by step procedure for enabling searching in SharePoint 2013? Whenever I try to search anything in search box it displays "Nothing here matches your search"
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SP2013 Sandboxed Visual Web Part, Custom properties won't save

I can't get my properties to save (or possibly load, or both). The custom properties show in the property pane just fine (Well, the formatting isn't great, but they're there). But nothing I do can ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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how to search people in search box in sharepoint 2013

how do I search for people from AD in a search box provided in SharePoint 2013 Mysite.
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Export Sharepoint Site to static HTML

I want to export a Sharepoint Site to static HTML. Is there an easy way to do it or a Tool which scrapes the content and exports the whole thing to HTML ?
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Customising Search Box in My site in Sharepoint 2013

is it possible to customize search box in mysite of SharePoint 2013 ? Default My requirement
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Block/Don't allow comments for specific blogs in SharePoint 2013 (on-premise)

Our CEO has setup a blog and would like to block/don't allow users to comments on certain blogs. In other blogs, he would like user to make comments. Can this be done out of the box? If not, what ...
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SharePoint 2013 App ideas [closed]

I have developed a SharePoint 2013 portal for my company. Currently we are using for document libraries for different divisions. We have a Oracle EBusiness application which HR, Finance and Store are ...
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Issues following SP2010 to SP2013 Upgrade - Password Prompt

I have upgraded a SharePoint site from SP2010 to SP2013 and everything is working fine apart from the fact that whenever I create a new document I am prompted for username and password. I can save ...
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Add Site Page to Quick Launch by default

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I have one site on Office 365 (non-profit, so site is hosted for free) and one site on Apps4Rent. Both are SharePoint 2013 Foundation, although the Office 365 site is ...
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Mac OS browsers do not update Newsfeed while hidden

Note - Using SharePoint 2013 social functionality (not Yammer). It has been reported (and confirmed) by my Mac users that when they have a browser (confirmed for Chrome and Safari) hidden in the ...
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Modify view showing style options in French

I just created a new SharePoint 2013 site. Everything on the site is in English, EXCEPT the Style option in Modify View shows these options (I presume they are in French): Tableau de base Encadré, ...
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Share authentication token between SharePoint 2013 and ASP.Net MVC Web API service

In SharePoint 2010 and earlier, it seems it was possible to share the authentication token with other ASP.Net applications using forms authentication and the ASPXAuth cookie. I have a SharePoint 2013 ...
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OData.ODataContentTypeException when trying to post via perl

I fetch data from Sharepoint using perl on a linuxmachine. This worked real good as long as I only had to read data from there. Now that I also have to change data on Sharepoint I'm stuck. ...
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Can't get granular file .bak or .cmp to restore. “Unable to read cabinet info”

I made a granular backup of my site collection into .bak. and now I'm trying to import said file by using Import-SPWeb -identity http:testserver/sites/test -path \\sharedstore\backup.bak I have the ...
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Which information is used to sort default view?

In a task list I can simply use the quick edit grid to change the order of the tasks and further more ident them. Internally the id of the item does not change even though it was moved e.g. from the ...
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How do I access a Property argument in a SharePoint 2013 Workflow?

I have a "Property" argument in a workflow. I need to access it and pass it's value to another activity. It seems that I can't do this however. What am I missing? I found this which seems to be ...
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Page Layout html page field filter outside of web part zone

I have a page layout with some web parts outside of a webpart zone so that they are added to already created pages which use the page layout. I want to add a page field filter to the page as well and ...
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Question about backup and restores

I'm getting ready to backup my dev server and restore what i need on my production server for the first time. What I want to know is if I do a backup/restore in the future to add updates and modules ...
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How to migrate a custom site theme & layout pages from Staging-->Prod

I am wondering how to best migrate a custom theme (custom master page, layouts, including image and css assets etc) from one environment to another in SharePoint 2013 (STAGING-->PRODUCTION). The ...
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SharePoint big list limitations

I have a scenario where there might be potentially more than 25 thousand documents in a single document library. Can a single document library SharePoint handle that number of items? What would be ...