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Sharepoint 2013 foundation custom css

I am having trouble adding my custom css file work in Sharepoint 2013 foundation. I added a link tag in both v4.master and seattle master pages but to no avail. I thought it would be straight forward ...
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How can I add the ability for users to update an address that is specific to that sub-site?

My idea is to have a simple form that users can fill in the company name, address, city, etc... This information would be displayed on the home page of the subsite. Is there a method to do this in ...
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Is it possible to programmatically enable ratings for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to programmatically enable "Likes" (ratings) for a list in a SharePoint 2013 solution (object model or CSOM), but have not found any public methods available that support enabling ratings ...
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Pin documents to home page

Is there an out of the box web part that might allow one to "pin" documents from one or more libraries? My use case is I'd like a webpart on the homepage to show documents pinned from various ...
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Changes in list column don't reflect in list app on page

I have a list column, type "Choice" with boxes that can be ticked. For example: [ ] Category A [ ] Category B If I add another option on a new line, say "[ ] Category C", and save my changes, I then ...
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Deploy SharePoint app project and solution

When I created a solution of SharePoint MVC app, it is deployed and working fine. This is a test purpose. However when I created a SP MVC app project in an existing solution, am not able to deploy the ...
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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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Add an item to list in host web, from an app part

Currently my app reads the list items and shows in an app part(visible to all site visitors). Now we would like to extent the functionality. If the user has contribute permission to the list(site), ...
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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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Left navigation not working properly

I have created a site programmatically and I want to configure its current (left) navigation. My code is: public static void SetCurrentNavigation(SPWeb currentWeb) { if (currentWeb != null) ...
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SharePoint 2013: Using JSOM, get a list of all sites user has access too

I was looking at the JSOM documentation, but couldn't find a nice way to spin through all site collection and sites to show a user what they have read access to. Is this possible using JSOM and a ...
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Remove Fly-out Menu from Quick Launch Bar

After hours of research I am not able to find a way to remove the fly-out menu from the quick launch bar without changing the master page. I tried by changing the Tree View settings, as well as quick ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App development using JSOM

I'm developing an SP2013 App using JSOM and have a few questions which I'm struggling to get answered: I am deploying a list on which I want to have very granular control; users of the app should ...
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Signout option not available to visitors

I have an intranet SharePoint site. When a visitor logs in which has only READ access on site, clicking on his name on top doesn't show "SIGNOUT" option. But when some other user for e.g. contributor, ...
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“Popular Items” web part causing Sys.WebForms.PageRequestManagerParserErrorException:

We have recently migrated from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. In our site we have the registration control with ajax update panel which is working fine in all the pages other than home. After analysis, I ...
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Does 'Web Access Database Sharepoint site' created in Sharepoint 2013 sync/work with Microsoft Access 2010

Will I face any compatibility issues when I use MA 2010?
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How to set user in multi allow people picker control using javascript

I want set the value to the people picker control which is multi allowed. I have a code which assigns only single value to it, which is as below: $(document).ready(function () { ...
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Using Organization Browser webpart in publishing site even if MySite is not configured

Can I use Organiation Browser web part in a publishing site page even if MySite is not configured?
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How to use “mod” in XSLT

I am displaying two records from a list on home page. Only the first record needs to show image while second record will not show image. Here's what they will display: First record Image Title Date ...
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How to show “modified” date in Page Layout

I have made a custom page layout in which I have added the following fields (these are my custom fields) title summary detail So basically when a user creates a new page based on this page layout he ...
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Confused about organization chart and organization browser

The one that we have in MySite, is it called Organization Browser? And the one we add as a web part in publishing site page, is it called Organization Chart? What's the difference between these two?
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inserting into a multi choice managed meta data column using lists.asmx

Guys i have a problem when inserting an item into a list with a multichoice taxonomy column. I can insert terms that are already in the taxonomyhiddenlist but i cant get it to add terms that are not ...
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SharePoint 2013 - HTML page layout wouldn't update the aspx file in visual studio

I've made a wsp package from design manager and imported it into visual studio. When I'm editing the html page layouts the aspx file doesn't get updated.. What do I miss?
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Context Search box on MySite does not redirect to Search Center when Search Results WebPart is on the same page

I am facing a strange problem that is easy to reproduce with SharePoint 2013. Go to the MySite Add a search results webpart. Change the search result webpart to a static query Use the context search ...
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How to exclude Web Application and Site Collections from certain query or search results?

I'm developing a custom webpart that displays all site collections the current user has access to. I'm using search with a KeywordQuery (contentclass:STS_Site) to bring up the results. Now I want to ...
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Is it necessary to host apps on a different domain?

I am starting with app development on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I want to develop Hight trust provider-hosted apps for my office catalog. After going through some msdn articles (on-premises development ...
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Custom Ribbon Button not appearing on Existing Custom List

I am creating a SharePoint Hosted App, Import CSV/XML ribbon button to appear on custom list, so that we can import CSV/XML file data into custom list. Following is my XML for the same. Now my ...
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SharePoint 2013 foundation limitations

One of our clients asked about SharePoint foundation server 2013 capabilities, and why he cannot use it . So I have read this link regarding the main differences between SharePoint Foundation & ...
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Moving Sharepoint site/Content DB

I've got a question regarding moving a sharepoint site. Basically a user has created a Site collection on a wrong content DB and I'm now having to move it. The problem I have is that content on the ...
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Lookup field with formatted text

I've created several lookup fields programmatically in existing lists, currently they render with just one field as the text value, however I'd like them to display the contents of two text fields ...
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JavaScript from MSDN won't work (error: unexpected response from server)

I used the code from "How to: Complete basic operations using JavaScript library code in SharePoint 2013", the part underneath "SharePoint website tasks". I'll just paste the code here, so that you ...
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“Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerUnauthorizedAccessException” while executing Query in Sharepoint app model

I am working with Sharepoint app model. I am using autohosted as an option and trying to debug it. I am getting the client context as var clientContext = ...
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View only Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2013

We've migrated from Sharepoint 2003. In Sharepoint 2003, there were a link in on the left hand side, called Documents. When you click this link, it list all document libraries in the site. How do ...
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Library shows twice in site content

This question is for future reference, because I have already found the cause and it took me quite a bit of time. I created a List definition with two list instances, A and B. However when I look ...
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sharepoint 2013: customize tool pane web part in app

The tool pane properties allows only 4 types. Among them, the enum properties would be nice for me if I could get datas from a list. Unfortunately it seems I cannot customize it (seems only datas ...
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Unable set current navigation of web

I want to change the current navigation to "Structural Navigation: Display only the navigation items below the current site" of sub site. I got this which shows how to set the current navigation and ...
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Editing CreatedDate on a publishing page using powershell

I am trying to move some publishing pages from an old SharePoint server to a new one using powershell. When I try to update the createdDate it says the property is read only. Is there a way to change ...
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Variations - Changed pagelayout doesn't change in variation page

I have variations set up with 2 labels, en-us (Source) sv-se It all works as it should. Although if I change the page layout in the english page and publish and make sure to run the variation ...
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configure claims authentication in Sharepoint Which has configurd in 2 different servers

I am trying to implement claims based authentication in SharePoint which is configured in 2 different servers, previously it was in one server and it worked fine with a custom STS(.net mvc ...
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XSLT not displaying data from Arabic column external list

I have an external list named "users". It is coming from SQL Server and has following two columns: English_Name varchar(300) Arabic_Name nvarchar(300) Notice the Arabic_Name field has data ...
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Looping retrieved Items throws an InvalidCastException

I have some very simple code using the client object model to retrieve a list and all items from that list from a SharePoint 2013 Online site. When the ExecuteQuery() fires, I use Fiddler to view the ...
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Session and HttpContext not available in web part

I have a web part in which I have Grid View which displays data from a custom list. In the Page_Load I am initializing the DataTable. I want to store the DataTable object in Session object so that it ...
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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Undo a user's folder changes

A user on my system just went nuts moving files and creating new folders. I want to undo it because now there are a bunch of broken links to files that refer to paths that no longer exist. Is there ...
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Site Policy/Closure Issue

I’ve run into a site policy issue that I wondered if anyone could help validate, or have a solution for. In this scenario we’ve tried local site policies, as well as policies published via a content ...
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Catastrophic failure when crawling BCS data in SharePoint 2013

I am getting error in search crawl Logs when doing a full crawl on a Business Data Connectivity content source. The content source is set up to crawl a SQL BCS entity that has a stream accessor, ...
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Start/Stop SharePoint Server on demand

I'm running SharePoint Server 2013 on my work machine (4Gb RAM) but I'm usually not using/developing SharePoint, so I'm looking the solution to start/stop whole SharePoint Server on demand. For ...
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Is there a NON-CODING way to trigger / start a workflow on an Infopath form that will allow for secondary actions without submitting the inital form?

I think what many others are asking for has not been answered yet in any variations of the questions posed. As a designer of a workflow, I'm using InfoPath to capture data from an end-user and I'm ...
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webpart contain autocomplete textbox for farm solution

Is it possible to create a webpart contain autocomplete textbox for sharepoint 2013? I know that everything is possible but I tried many many tutorials and samples and nothing works. So if yes could ...
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error when saving custom user field in a custom Page Layout

I have created a custom user field as follows <Field ID="{9B49F1A5-7FFB-400B-9B0E-0FC4D6C1417C}" Name="AMtalatFieldEditors" DisplayName="My Editors" Type="UserMulti" Mult="TRUE" ...