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SharePoint 2013 & 2010 Strange Issues

In the past 4 weeks we had 2 strange issues in our SP 2010 and SP 2013 Farm Issue 1 :Firstly in our 2010 Farm we have 3 Servers ( 2 WFE and 1 App) and one day lot of our users complained the error ...
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Can't create any 'Outcomes' in a custom task in Designer

When I create a custom task in Designer it doesn't give me any 'Task Outcomes' options or allow me to add new outcomes. Designer won't allow me to publish the workflow until there are outcomes in the ...
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Determining Sp2013 Sp1 Update Approach

We are trying to upgrade our Sp2013 Standard server with SP1. I read through the Technet document about 2 different recommended approach. ...
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2013 Migration issue

We just migrated from 2010 to 2013. We hit a few speed bumps along the way but are almost finished, The one issue we can not seem to locate is that one list inside one library will not allow updates ...
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How does the Elements.xml look for a Publishing Image Site Collumn in SharePoint 2013

I want to use a Site Collumn of the type: "Image with formatting and constraints for publishing" and I don't know how the xml in Visual Studio should look like. According to this: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Custom masterpage ad communties

I have created a custom masterpage which is set to be a 'Site' masterpage and not a system master page. I have a community which I have built using community web parts. When I add a comment to a ...
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How can we set the regional settings to EN-GB for the English language pack?

We have a multiple language packs installed on our SP2013 farm, the default language is English (this is EN-US). We would like to use the EN-GB regional settings for English but it looks like the ...
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SharePoint 2013 App solutions structure

I have VS2012 app solution with two projects in it A B The workflow is included to the A project and I would like to add this workflow to the B project. I have not found the workflow's elements in ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Property ServerRender for New/Edit Forms Webparts

all! I have a problem with custom new/edit form. In my listTemplate I set: <Form Type="NewForm" Url="NewForm.aspx" SetupPath="pages\form.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" > <WebParts> ...
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Sharepoint 2013 used as a company DAM

We are considering building our digital asset management system over Sharepoint 2013. We have CCA 3-4TB of digital assets (90% images and few videos) currently scattered across various shared drives ...
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Sharepoint 2013: no attachment column available

I am having the same issue as here, but I have no "list" option in the ribbon, and therefore no "list settings" option. I am working on a list, but I am baffled by why there is no "attachment" column ...
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Sp2013 Standard Server Sp1 Upgrade Roll Back Plan

I have SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition installed in our servers 1 App, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow Server. Very soon we are moving on to a plan to upgrade the farm with Sp1 upgrade. Before doing that i need to ...
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Use Custom Display Name When Using @ Tag

In our environment, we use lastname, firstname as the display name in Active Directory, but it was decided to make our social environment more "friendly" we would use firstname lastname as the display ...
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Summary Links Webpart - Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002

I'm getting the following exception when I try to insert a Summary Links WebPart: Could not load XSL file. The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) I have ...
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SP13 redirecting web pages

There are multiple ways to redirect website in SharePoint. Such as using content editor web part or changing the bookmark or http redirect. However, I seeking the easiest steps on how redirect the ...
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What are some benefits from having multiple SharePoint Sites within an organization?

I'm helping to design a large SharePoint implementation (300+ users over multiple branches), and the powers that be are wanting to create individual SharePoint Sub-Sites for each department and ...
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Editing a page template in Sharepoint Designer breaks Content Search Web Parts

We have a sharepoint 2013 running utilizing document set homepages as core part of our site. For example, we have CSWPs on this site which display related items and recommendations under the "normal" ...
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SharePoint Workflow Start Date

How can I find out the date a visual studio workflow workflow started? I need this for auditing purposes.
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SP2013 - Possible to do a count of items in a Person/Group field?

I have this custom list (Meetings) with a Person/Group field (Meeting With). I have a web part view (Team Meetings) of this list that should show where count(Meeting With) > 2 Currently it ...
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Calculating Fiscal Year

I am creating a document library in SharePoint 2013, where I want to have a column which shows the fiscal year (= not the date, only the year). It has to be a choice menu, since people in the ...
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Custom app part category

Is there any way to add custom app part category to put all my app-parts together in SharePoint 2013?
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SharePoint 2013 CSWP TrimDuplicates:false not working

I have a content search WebPart on which I have set the property TrimDupicates as false and even then I am not getting the duplicate results. What should be done to get the duplicate results as well. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection creation from a custom web service

I am trying to create a site collection via code, from a webservice. The code is as follows: try { String Url = String.Empty; ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Variations contextual tab missing

I have a publishing site collection with variation enabled(For en-us and fr-fr), When I go to Pages library of en-us site, In the top contextual tab area I can see two tab groups "Files", "Library" ...
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Can't change a property in an event receiver

I have an event receiver in a form library and in the itemadded event I can change the name of the file but it is not working when I try to change a property called "Reference Number", even when I see ...
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Giving Anchor Links to a Managed Navigation Menu Item

Is is possible to give a link to a selected text in content editor from Managed Metadata Service, Managed Navigation, with UserFriendly url?
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Column Calculated #Name? error

I am creating a new column type in a SharePoint 2013 Online Document Library in order to parse a file name. Currently I have this formula I can add into =MID([Title],1,FIND(".",[Title],1)-1) This ...
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Sharepoint 2013: How do I restore the “All Items” view?

I accidentally deleted the "All Items" view on my SP13 List page. When I try to re-create it I get the error message "this view already exists." "All Items" does not appear in my dropdowns anywhere, ...
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2013 Drop Off Library and Content Organizer Rules allow bypassing of destination permissions

I had a test scenario where User Betty didn’t have permissions to a destination library (only I had permissions to it) Via the Content Organizer rule and the Drop Off library, Betty could send a ...
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Document count limit under folders

We are trying to figure out what the library file count restriction is for items under a folder. We can see here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(v=office.15).aspx#ListLibrary ...
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NavigationTerm.GetWebRelativeFriendlyUrl() returns value using SSOM, but returns NULL using CSOM

I'm using Managed Metadata Navigation and I'm trying to access it using CSOM. The problem I'm having is that I can't get the friendly URLs for the terms. If I run this code using the Server Side ...
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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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Using JSLink to put Description beneath Title in DocLib

I just started using JSLink, and i think it's great! But now i'm facing a problem with the following... I have a DocLib where i want to display the Description field beneath the Title field. This ...
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SharePoint 2013 IE8 CSWP Trimming text by default

I have a Content Search WebPart which displays a single line text field on it. It shows up fine in IE10 but when I open it up in IE8, it automatically trims the text to about 50 characters. How can ...
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Development Environment

My company has signed up an Enterprise Contract With Online SharePoint 2013 E3/E4 licence. So I have a challenge setting up my development environment with no on-premises environment available. Any ...
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After upgrade from SP2010 to SP2013, picture library thumbnail column no picture show

I migrated a SP2010 site to SP2013 farm. After performed the upgrade, everything is fine but we found an image gallery's view not work as expected. In SP2010 farm, the view have a "Thumbnail" column ...
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Access 2013 custom web app - Filter Related Items Control

I am looking for a way to filter the related items controls. I have two tables: Categories and Articles The Categories table simply has an ID and Category Name The Articles table has an ID, ...
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Get User Properties By Id

I am having trouble finding documentation on how to query for user properties via JSOM or CSOM using a SP UserID. I must be missing something because SharePoint returns an ID for the user involved in ...
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Modal Dialogue Behavior On Close

I'm using a modal dialogue to display list data formatted by DataTables. Within the table are links to another modal dialog to edit items in the first modal dialog's table. I'm turning on the save ...
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Rich Text field from Visual Studio

I am using Visual Studio 2013. I am using SharePoint online 2013. I am creating a "SharePoint-hosted" App. I have added a List to the project called "Technology". I added a field called "Technology ...
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SP Caml Query Date Range

I Have a List Called Alerts with two columns as Start Date and End Date I am Trying to generate a CAML Query that retrives only cloumns for which alerts should display within that DATE range compare ...
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create site Collection from site template containing blog subsite sp2013

I want to create a site collection based on a site template that contains a calendar app and a blog subsite. I explain, i have a site that contains a subsite of type blog site and also contains a ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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Two way relationship between two documents within a library

SharePoint 2013: I need to create a two-way relationship between two documents within the same library. My client needs a link between an English version of a document and a translated version. ...
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Modify upload.aspx to display an additional text

In our SharePoint 2013 application we have developed a feature to limit max upload file to 250 MB. Now this feature works in some Internet Explorer versions and doesn't work in others, as a result ...
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Directly Approve Blog post with “Save as Draft” activated

We have a SharePoint 2013 out of the box blog. Because the user wants to have drafts, I activated the "Require content approval for submitted items" in the posts-list versioning settings. But this ...
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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - Visual Studio SharePoint hosted Apps

When trying to debug a workflow created in SharePoint 2013 App using Visual Studio 2012 version, i am getting the error "workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete". I tried to publish the ...
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How to get a PrincipalID from Announcement list instance in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am trying to create a custom workflow project using the steps mentioned at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx. When getting properties ( such as "CreatedBy") ...
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What is the best way to automate the creation of hundreds of tasks per project?

I am planning for an SP site that tracks a registration process. Each registration will have a hundred tasks or more. At a high level, I think I should create a task list that would serve as a ...