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Script editor webpart ribbon problems

I added a script editor web part (javascript code) to a view page (/Forms/AllItems.aspx). After that I can not see anymore the File and List category in the ribbon bar. I read somewhere that ...
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Multithreading works with a self made parrallel loop, but not with the native one

In a project, I have a quite complex operation that takes few seconds to execute. The operation requires to work with a SPListItem object. Because my operation has to be executed with a bunch of ...
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Sharepoint 2013 .Net CSOM search across “All Sites”

I'm creating a new ClientContext: ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(targetUrl); When trying to do a simple search: KeywordQuery keywordQuery = new KeywordQuery(clientContext); ...
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In SP2013 how to search a datetime property with querystring?

In my test SP2013 farm, on a page with OOTB search result webpart, I key in follow query string in browser: /sites/abc/SitePages/search.aspx?k=NewsArticleDate=2013/6/14..2014/6/15 It seems ...
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Migrating from SP on Office365 to SP2013 on premises (users from FBA to AD)

I need to migrate from a SP2013 on Office365 to SP2013 on premises. Major problem I foresee is how to migrate from FBA users on Office365 to AD on premises. Questions are: What would be the ...
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We're sorry. We can't open the workbook in the browser because it uses these unsupported features: • Interactive report sheets

I use SharePoint 2013 and Power Pivot Services. I create a Excel report with Power Pivot and I fetch data from my Data Warehouse. I upload this Excel file in SharePoint Documents. For update my ...
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Change SiteLogo via csom in SharePoint 2013

Regarding to this Question link. How can i change the siteLogo to a new one? Is it even possible to do it from a ConsoleApplication via CSOM?
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How to style the quick launch bar div to extend to the length of the page? (SP2013)

We want the quick launch bar to extend to the height of the page. At the moment there are little contents in the quick launch and as the contents increase the height of it increases. We want to always ...
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Crawled/Managed property for List Title?

I have a search query that returns list items. I would like to show the title of the list along with the properties of the item. Is the list title a crawled or managed property? (The site title is ...
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Disable “Quick edit” for list

How do I disable this function from XML? Anywhere in Content Type or List Definition or List Instance?
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ShowModalDialog from Sharepoint hosted app not working

I'm having the same issue like in multiple other discussions: Chrome: Cannot read property 'defaultDialogWidth' of undefined Firefox: SP.Res is undefined ...
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Procedure to give the site URL name instead of localhost:port

We want to give our existing site URL a name instead of http://pcname:port, we would want to have something like http://speedsolutions Also, for the new sites that we would be creating we need to ...
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Error calling REST API in Firefox

I am using Rest API for Follow Functionality. My JS is working fine on IE but it doesn't work on Firefox(neither it goes under success call function neither under error. Is anyone having any idea ...
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OData Query Title startswith() A-M

I am trying to query a list where the Title starts with a letter in the range from a to m and I can't find that anywhere in the sparse documentation available. I tried this but it isn't valid and I ...
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How to Sync user data from multiple sources BDC and AD?

I have a user profile that has fields from multiple sources. fields form AD and fields from BCS -> SQL DB. Everything is working, except if the DB is down, the fields get populated with empty data. ...
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Programatically adding an app to a site O365

Newbie question. With CSOM how to I add an app to a site. More detail: manually you can select options and then "add an app" The one in particular I am interested in is the Tasks. I can build any ...
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How to get Social Comment in SharePoint 2013 using JavaScript (REST) or Search?

I have added a Noteboard Web Part in my page. Now user is adding comments in Noteboard Web Part. I want those comments count. How can I get it using JavaScript? I am using SharePoint 2013. Is there ...
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Provisioning did not succeed. Failed to create pages library

I have a client who are trying to create new sub sites in site collections. If they use the publishing site template or if they create a team site and try activate the publishing feature it will ...
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Can we create a default template for new Wiki pages in Sharepoint Foundation 2013?

I'm wandering if it's possible to create a template to use as default new Wiki pages ? As I've got SP Foundation 2013 version, I can't use the Design Manager. Because we got page layout to respect ...
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Get difference in Minutes for DateTime format column

I have a formula for calculated column which gets the date difference in hh:mm format. =TEXT([COLUMN2]-[COLUMN1],"h:mm") But I want to get the difference in just minutes. I created very complex ...
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SharePoint Project does not deploy

I upgraded SP 2010 Solution created using VS 2010 to SP 2013 solution in VS 2012. The Solution has one SharePoint project which references another SharePoint project in the same solution. There are ...
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Word-Wraping for the calendar

The first image named calendarSample1 is a screenshot of the sharepoint calendar in IE10. The second image named calendarSample2 is from Google Chrome. I am trying to make the text within the ...
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Access Denied from Migrated SP2010 -> 2013 Web App

I've migrated a web application's content database from SP2010 to SP2013. After the migration was complete, I am completely locked out of the web application. Navigating to the root site collection ...
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Cannot Edit Excel Document with Full Control Permission

There is a document with permission. User A and User B can only edit the document after they open from sharepoint. User A has Excel 2013 in his PC. When he opens it in Excel it says "The document is ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Anonymous Access Required

I have stumbled over a problem that doesn't seem to have a clear answer according to all documentation and forum threads I've found. According to this, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758431, in ...
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How to create view declaratively for sharepoint list?

I have a web part in which I am displaying the item title as a link. I want user to redirect to the custom view which displays only that product information. I need to pass the query string parameter ...
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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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Cannot trigger List Workflow with an item created by workflow (SP 2013 Online)

I cannot seem to trigger a list workflow using items created by another workflow. The items are created as me, not System Account. When I create an item manually through the browser it works fine. ...
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Tell if a user has liked a blog post

How does SharePoint keep track of if a user has liked a blog post or not? I'm thinking it must be a property either on the post or on the user. Does anyone know how to programmatically find this ...
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Anonymous access in cross-site publishing scenario leads to login prompt (401)

I have published a pages library via cross-site publishing. The catalog was published with the "Allow anonymous access" setting enabled. In a separate public-facing web application there is a ...
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Personal Blog not sending notifications on comments from users?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm talking about the regular "Blog" each user can have on his/her MySite if activated. When commenting is enabled and other users comment on blog posts, the author does ...
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SPAppToken (context token) is null

I have a Sharepoint 2013 on premise environment for which I am developing an provider hosted app using Visual Studio. The Visual Studio project has an app project which contains a custom ribbon ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again”, when adding new announcement [closed]

I have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. then i have added an Announcement app to the site, but then i try to add a new announcement i am getting the following error :- The server was unable to ...
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SharePoint 2013: Adding old Access Datasheet View

We have migrated a lot of sites from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. I observed a very unique behaviour, if my SharePoint 2007 list contained a Access Datasheet view, they remain the same and ...
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How to disable anonymous access for SharePoint WebApplication with powershell

I need to create a PowerShell script that will disable anonymous access to the given SharePoint web application. However, I have thus far been unsuccessful. All scripts have been run under the ...
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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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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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How to make a request to SharePoint 2013 REST service from code that runs inside SharePoint server (NOT from App/External code)

I have a page hosted in _layouts in SharePoint 2013. I want to make REST call to SharePoint REST api from this page using current user credentials. I don't want to do it from client-side (jquery etc) ...
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2013 Image Renditions, no edit rendition option

I've enabled the blob cache and set up some renditions. I can call these fine by passing in the width and height as parameters to an image. However I need to edit the renditions as the default ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - REST api - downloading file returns incorrect Content-Type

I made the following request to download a file from Sharepoint 2013 using REST api: GET ...
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Open Source SharePoint Project

Goal: Learn real-based SharePoint project based on customization with Visual Studio. I wanna learn the source code, architecture, N-tier etc of a completed SP project. Problem: Is there one or many ...
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Change displayed username for Google claims based users

I have set up a SharePoint 2013 environment and am using Azure ACS to authenticate users via Google. This is working really well, however in the top right corner where my user is logged in, it's ...
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Is it Possible to create Client Web Part enum property dynamically?

I am creating an SharePoint Hosted App using CSOM technology. I want to set the ClientWebPart Property dynamically. I want to add enum property Dynamically. App will bring all the list name from my ...
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Creating a complex custom form for SharePoint workflow?

I am doing an approval process which (I think) requires a custom form. It would look something like this. User uploads item to a document library. This document item contains individual list items ...
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Will search index Ajax content?

I've got page containing a Data View Web Part. The page itself has been modified via SPD so that when loaded, jQuery loads up additional information (prices, etc.) for each row in the DVWP. Of course, ...
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SharePoint 2013: Access the metadata Tags of a page within a Search Result Display Template for an Item

I'm trying to access the metadata Tags of a SharePoint page within the search result of that page using a Display Template. In the Managed Properties for my search service, the Tags property is ...
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Using the razor engine in SharePoint 2013 Visual Web Part

I'm trying to make use of the razor engine in a SharePoint 2013 Web Part. This, I read, shouldn't be too difficult since SharePoint 2013 Visual Web Parts can be built using .NET Framework 4.0 I'm ...
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Get Query string from inside app

I'd like to have access to sharepoint's query string from inside of my app. Since the app is hosted in an iframe, I tried just using window.top.location.search, but that gives me an error since the ...
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SPS2SAppResourcePolicyException on SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Provider Hosted App (on premise). When I try to make a social rest call I get the following error code: -2146232832, ...
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“500: Internal Server Error” when trying to add a simple text file as an attachment via SharePoint 2013 REST API

Using SharePoint 2013 REST API, I am trying to attach a simple text file to a list's item. jQuery.ajax({ url: web.get_url() + ...