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Sign in as a different user Changing URL % as %25

In url having space %20,when i am clicking as Sign as different user it was changing to %20 as %2520,so %is changing as %25,because of this i am unable to login as another user,can any one help on ...
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XsltListViewWebPart when sorting retrieves all the data instead of from the Query

I've been trying out the XsltListViewWebPart for SharePoint Foundation 2013. So far I have been able to display my list according the the CAML query defined. Here is my acsx code below: ...
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Variation unable to trigger update all targets

when I am trying to trigger the update all targets by selecting multiple items in a library, I get this message "Failed to submit the update for the selected items." I currently have Full Control ...
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validate Unique users in 2 columns sharepoint List

I have a list which stores information about new sharepoint site requests. Where i have 2 fields (people and Groups) Primary Site Collection Admin Secondary Site Collection admin Both of this ...
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How do I get list items' attached files with CAML via REST API?

I'm retrieving items from a list. The list contains entries which have attachments. Can I modify my query to include the attachment URLs? What's the most efficient way of doing this? <View> ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Apps Configuration on Premises

While configuring our SharePoint environment for APPS we Created a Generic/Blank Web Application as I was getting 404 error until I created the blank web app on port 80 But after that i am getting ...
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Deploying Web-Solutions “deprececated”?

I am currently in contact with an administrator who has to deploy a feature-solution from another dev. The solution is deployed globally, which the admin does not like, cause it only is needed for ...
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Unable to fetch the SPWorkflow object programmatically

I have a requirement of fetching the SPWorkflow object on a SPListItem object. The assocaiated workflow is a sharepoint 2013 visual studio workflow. I have tried the following approaches, but none of ...
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Problem accessing certain settings when using custom masterpage

I have a custom master page based on "Responsive Sharepoint" masterpages (https://responsivesharepoint.codeplex.com/) that I've been working on for a few days now. Everything looks good and runs ...
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SPO 2013 - Open with explorer (Document Library)

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. Our users have been asking if there is a simple and easy way to make a copy of a document in Document Library/Folder without downloading a copy to Windows ...
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Give Permissions to the Excel WebPart

I created a new webpart page with ExcelWebRenderer. I want to give edit permission to a group for the excel page. Other persons have read only permission for this excel page. I created a group and I ...
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How do I access the logged in user from a sharepoint webpart?

I have a Sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication. I would like to discover the last password updated date and the creation, for the purpose of discovering whether they have changed their ...
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SharePoint 2013: How to find orphaned lookup values

I've got a projects list in SharePoint 2013 that connects to two document libraries by way of a lookup column. Each document set in the libraries should ideally have its lookup column pointing to a ...
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SP2013 On Premises: CustomAction Welcome Menu not visible

I am trying to add a custom action to the Welcome menu, right below the Sign Out button. Here are the steps I followed: 1) Created an Empty element called CustomActions and edited the Elements.xml as ...
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what template to choose for site collection that will have blog subsites

I'm planning to create a site collection blogs.mydomain.edu and I'll create sub-sites using blog template for users like blogs.mydomain.edu/namesurname . What template should I choose for main/root ...
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Architecture question for record management

We are designing a contract management system in SharePoint 2013. The contracts are separated by departments and by locations. Users in a particular department/location should only have access to ...
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Amending the Calendar form in Sharepoint 2013

I have a question about the Calendar app. I made the Location field compulsory from the Validation settings and a red warning message appears, when you try to save an event without its location. How ...
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SP13: Filtering Default Calendar Start and End Time

I am working off of a list from a calendar. Within the calendar list I am to filter all event columns except Start Time and End Time field. See image below for a visual example. Does anyone know ...
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Ajax / Query Current Users MySite for Data?

I'm looking to return a json or other such file with all the fields that I can see from the current user who is visiting the site. For example, query their MySite for their following list or social ...
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how to use Newsfeed in sharepoint foundation site

I had SharePoint foundation and I need to use the NewsFeed. So how can I make the web part available outside of MySites?
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Adding user to a SP group via REST api - some sites return 401 “Access Denied” but the code succeeds

I guess this is very specific so might be hard to find someone who has a clue - but it's worth trying. I have a simple console app in c# that adds AD groups to existing SP security groups using ...
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SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard - Should I use it?

Is it true that I should not use SharePoint Configuration Wizard (Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard) ? I have read old blogs, common SharePoint configuration mistakes and etc... And people are ...
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upgrades to features advice

I created a solution a while back that incorporated a number of features and this was deployed to our farm successfully, recently i created some updates and used the feature upgrading event which was ...
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Understanding ItemAdding event

I am trying to understand as to when this ItemAdding event fires. Does it fire when user has clicked "new document" button to upload a document library? Or Does it fire when user uploads document ...
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Link to different css files for each sub site

I have a main portal with different sub sites. I want to add link to different css file for each subsite. One way of doing it would be creating different masterpages for each subsite, which doesnt ...
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Creating Multi Level Quick Launch Navigation

I have a requirement to create multi level left navigation in SP 2013. I have been able to acheive the same with the help of Term Store. But since I have many subsites (all with 3-5 levels of ...
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SharePoint Rich Text Editor Control Using Javascript

I have to create sharepoint rich text editor control using javascript. How can I create? At the run time it will be decided how many control I have to display because of that I can not use static ...
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Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': A site column cannot enforce a relationship behavior

I created a site template based on the SharePoint 2013 Community Site Template, and imported it into Visual Studio 2013. When deploying the solution to the development environment, I'm getting an ...
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Event receiver CancelWithError

I need to show an error message during in the ItemAdding event from a SP2013 event receiver. I used this code in case of error: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; ...
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Active then deactivate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” inside my team site

i have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. now i have enable the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" from site Setting-->site collection features. which added the following libraries ...
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Filter WebCollection using a List of Urls

I have a List that holds the URLs of the Subsites I want to retrieve. I need to use that as a filter (optimize the query) so when I query the SharePoint it only returns the webs I want to work with. ...
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Hide a navigation link from users that are not within a security group

I am working on a Team site inside SharePoint 2013. and i have created a new navigation link as follow, named "Business Risks". but my question if there is a way to hide this link if the user are not ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow initiator is System Account and the Task emails are not working

Here’s the scenario: I have a RunWithElevatedPrivileges method that adds a list item to my custom list. The custom list is associated with a workflow that gets triggered on Item Added. I have noticed ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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How to find expiration date for SharePoint 2013 trial version?

I have a trial version of SharePoint 2013 installed. Where can I find the expiration date of my trial version. Thanks in advance.
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POST Request through WebProxy with JSON data

I want to make a POST request with JSON data to a REST API through the WebProxy. Therefor I make a request like: $.ajax({ url: "../_api/SP.WebProxy.invoke", type: "POST", data: ...
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Comments in SP2013 getting issue in Next Page?

I am in SP2013,in the home page of the blog having posts,for every posts having comments, in the first page of comments will show up to 10, when I'm clicking on the next it was throwing error like ...
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Upgrade Required SharePoint_Config

When I go to "Manage Servers in Farm" from Central Admin, I see a red alert that says "Upgrade Required" against web front end. When I run the stsadm command stsadm.exe -o localupgradestatus , I ...
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How to make all documents inside Document Set use same properties as Document Set

I have a document library with following columns apart from the default ones. Reference Number Customer Name I created a new document set inside this library and set values of above fields. Then I ...
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Error in accessing Office 365 Developer site's URL in SharePoint App [JSOM]

I have created a SharePoint App for my Office 365 Developer site. The app is throwing an error when trying to access the Site's url. var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ...
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How to Hide Site Contents Link?

in a host named site collection using the team template, I would like to hide the Site Contents link, but cannot find any way to do it. does anyone know how? deleting it from quick launch editor does ...
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ItemUpdated not changing field values

I have a document library that should replace the Name column with the value from an Employee column. Code: public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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SharePoint Sites “page not displayed” in Server working fine in workstation

We recently applied Windows Server service pack in our QA farm. After-reboot i no longer can browse nay sites from Server themselves, but when i hit that web URL from my workstation they work fine. ...
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How do I show a single event on a page?

I want to display a calendar list entry on a page. I know the GUID of the entry, but I'm not sure which webpart to use. Basically I want to display the title, location, start time etc on a webpage. ...
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Tracking What's New on your SP Site

I'm a new Admin in SP 2013, using a teamsite for a team of 70 in a single department. I would like to store, in SharePoint, our announcements of new or changed features so that anyone can go back and ...
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Make a 'Choice' field with Allow 'Fill-in' choices remember the choice

Im using the 'Choice' type for one of my lists, and would like the users to be able to add their own choices. I then chose True in "Allow 'Fill-in' choices". This works like a charm, but my users ...
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Remote development to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2013

Referring to the following question: Visual Studio 2013 remote development I have tried this method to setup my environment for remote development to my on-premises SharePoint server. However, it ...
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Getting user email from full name

I want to get email of users who are uploading documents in a library. You know there is a field called "Created By" which contain full name, so I want to read that name and then find that user's ...
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Search does not return results

We're using claims and securing site collections using the claims in SP2013. Security-wise, everything works as expected. We crawl the content and it appears the sites are in the index. We issue a ...