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what is the best way to create a top navigation based on Geographic location of the user

I am trying to create a dynamic top navigation based on the users geographic location. How do can achive it? what is the best solution for that. I was wondring to use custom profile properties, is it ...
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SharePoint 2013 Usage Reports - where are the details?

So the Analytics feature has been revamped in 2013. Great. Now I can't find detailed statistics anymore. All I have is multiple reports for search queries and "Popular Items". The "Usage" report only ...
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Can't Change URL

I am very much a noob at sharepoint, so this is probably an easy one. I am trying to get SharePoint 2013 up and running. When I go through the config wizard, it creates a site for me with a URL that ...
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sp.js not loaded js file provisioned by a module

I am trying to use a .js file to highlihgt nodes in a top navigation menu based on url of the current web. The javascript file is provisioned by a Module in a Empty SharePoint 2013 project item. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Issue

I believe this issue is unique to non-domain environments I am trying to install SPF 2013 RTM in the following environment: Windows Server 2012 RTM Stand-alone installation using SQL Server ...
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Webpart cannot be seen on page after adding. Error in ULS. Feature (wsp) = Webpart+ListInstance

Need some help on this one. We have deployed a webpart on LIVE server. On test server it worked fine. Now on LIVE we cannot see the webpart after adding to page. ULS: Failed to open the file ...
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How to turn off MDS on all site collections and sites?

We have got a web application with 400 site collections and multiple sites, is there a way to turn off the MDS feature for entire web application?
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SharePoint 2013: Check Workflow status programmatically (javascript)?

I need to be able to get the status of a SharePoint workflow 2013 using javascript. My goal is to start in a loop for all selected items synchronously a workflow. For that I will check if the started ...
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X-RequestDigest in Modal Dialog (without masterpage)

I'm trying to post a REST query to SP.Utilities.Utility.Sendmail so I can send a mail from my sharepoint hosted app. For this I have the following function: function sendEmail(from, to, body, ...
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User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2013

This can be found under central admin->App mgmt->Manage service apps->User profile service app. Our requirement is to sync the AD user data into SharePoint user profiles. And this should be scheduled ...
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Calendar Forms still loading via Dialog, despite Advanced List Setting saved?

I've got a problem where, it seems the 'Add Event' option within an SharePoint 2013 Calendar is always using a dialog to add an Event. Despite I've repeatedly saved the 'Advanced Setting' for: ...
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Add link in ribbon - SP2013

I would like customizing my ribbon, but not in this way that is exemplified here Custom actions in SharePoint 2013. I need to add a link in the green stripe or gray (preferably in gray stripe). ...
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External Data Refresh Failed - which setting is causing this error

I'm getting this error message when trying to refresh a workbook. The odc file is saved in the Data Connections library of the sub-site. The excel olap pivot report is saved in a document library of ...
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How to handle app installed, uninstalled, upgrading events?

I am following this blog post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vesku/archive/2013/10/02/ftc-to-cam-custom-actions-and-property-bag-entries.aspx On the video and the download it shows how to handle the app ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.” if using AD Security Groups directly

It's possible to use Sharepoint2013 by permitting a user directly on the site. I can either put it into a SharePoint group or give it the appropriate permissions directly. But if I add a AD security ...
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Where do I find reference dll for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting?

We are upgrading a VS solution from SP2010 to SP2013. We are using VS2010 and Windows Server 2012 OS. Can you tell me where is the DLL for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting; located? The error ...
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Error when performing site search after 2013 upgrade

I just upgraded our farm from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, attaching the content databases to the new farm instance. However, we've decided to leave all the sites in the 2010 visual model until we can ...
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How to include a default hmtl markup on a content editor webpart

I have a page layout with one RichHtmlField, this page layout is the one I am using for my blog posts here: ...
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How can you get a user's mysite image url based on a list's AuthorId?

I have a list that I am using SharePoint 2013's rest API to grab info from. I would like to display an image of the user who created the list. This site shows how to get a user's image url based on ...
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How can I get the URL of a Pages List with REST API?

My question is very simple. I would like to display the recent top 10 news with the REST API in Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the following query: ...
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SharePoint 2013: Solution or App?

Hej there I have been developing some SP2007 and 2010 solutions in the past but got a new project a customer requested. A approval and publishing process for a specific type of word document (some ...
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SharePoint 2013 apps do not show up

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment and I have the publishing features enabled. When I try to add Apps, only 3 show up: Document Library, Custom Lists, & Tasks. If I turn off Publishing, then ...
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client side people picker validation

I've built my people picker using the normal method for client side: // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function initializePeoplePicker(peoplePickerElementId) { // Create a ...
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infopath form not updating fields

I have an infopath form that has three read-only fields referencing items in another list, but when someone opens the form the values never change, even if they have changed in the other list. It ...
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SharePoint Wiki Table of Contents

Is there any syntax that when wrapped around content, automatically builds a table of contents towards the top of the wiki, similarly to how the Media Wiki works? I am using SharePoint 2013.
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Get documents By ID from document library using Rest API

Scenario I have a Document library named "My Documents". In that library couple of folders, for these each folders have another couple of folders (subfolders) and inside these folders, certain ...
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How to save all modification operations for custom list in database?

I have custom list in SharePoint 2013, there are many edit operation on each item for the list , I want to save all the operation’s in database , then I can extract to Excel file (like report for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - Picture Library Not Appearing

When I go to 'Add an App' under Site Contents, I do not get a Photo Library as a choice. I only see Document Library, Custom List, and tasks. I believe this site was set up as a team site. Any ...
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Infopath form error when using people picker

SP2013 Enterprise, InfoPath 2013 I've built a form using InfoPath 2013 for a SharePoint 2013 list that includes two people picker controls for entering domain users. The fields these controls are ...
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Make Pending Announcement Viewed by Everyone

I need to create an Announcement List for News that everyone can contribute. My challenge is: Communications Team will approve some articles to show on the Homepage (Parent Site). But all pending ...
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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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[Today]-15 filter not working on external list

I have an external list which is getting data from SQL Server. The table structure is as follows: Name InsertDate Where InsertDate is the date when record was inserted. I am trying to show only ...
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'The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is not installed on this machine' on SP Server

I made a fresh SP 2013 installation on win 2008 R2 SP1. When access SP Mgmt Shell, I am getting the following error - "Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' is ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2013 - getting currently logged on user and passing it in url string/page viewer

I am migrating our existing wss 3.0 site to sharepoint Foundation 2013. Everything is complete but this one item. We have a Filemaker DB in house that also has a custom PHP frontend. I have a page ...
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Create new Index Component and add it to a clone topology?

I'm in the Search Service Application crawling a file server containing 480k items. The SharePoint Server only have a system disk with 20 GB free space, and there are no other servers available. Upon ...
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Test SP Designer 2013 with SP Server 2013 without license?

I am to develop SP application in SP Server 2013. I downloaded the trial version of SP Server 2013 and SP Designer 2013 to make some test application, unfortunately, I can't use SP Designer with the ...
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Set list item permissions in Workflow 2013

I've created a workflow inside an "App for SharePoint 2013" project. I need to set special permissions to the curent list item inside this workflow. I read this ...
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URLs have double-encoded spaces after migration

After migrating our farm from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (in 2010 mode) we are seeing that URLs to images are now double-encoded. Specifically in locations where we target MySite profile ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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How do you set the default empty text with the content by search webpart?

I'm using the content by search webpart. I would like it to display a message when there is no matches, seems simple right? I've pulled my hair out trying to figure this out, and i'd appreciate an ...
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SharePoint MySite - Changing the notification email

SharePoint 2013 sends a notification email when you first setup your MySite. Does anyone know how can we update this email template. I see one of the ways is to update following key in SPSCore.resx ...
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CurrentUser.LoginName returns too much information

Say I am logged in as domain\spuser this is what I am expecting in return when I access SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser.LoginName, but instead I am getting "i:0#.w|domain\spuser". Anyone know why ...
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SharePoint 2013 development video

Can you plz guide me to get a link for a very good Demo video on SharePoint 2013 development? I have downloaded a demo video from CriticalPathTraining but this is not a good one as it describes only ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Can't get them to work again

I currently get the error "Invalid JWT token. Could not resolve issuer token" (401 error) when trying to start a new SP2013 Workflow instance. I deleted the WF farm already and recreated it (and ...
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2013 Results Source query path shows zero relevantresults

I'm trying to create a Result Source that only shows results for a specific site and it's sub-sites. I figured I could use one of the following values: {searchTerms} (Path:/uk/) {searchTerms} ...
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Create Taxonomy sub-term using CSOM and javascript

in sharepoint managed metadata I found very little documentation on managing terms using javascript CSOM. I could create a taxonomy term directly under the term set but I want to create a term under ...
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Why is list.GetItems pulling more fields than specified in my CamlQuery?

I am trying to pull back just specific columns in a list using the .NET client object model. (i.e. using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;) This is the CamlQuery specifying just fields in the DefaultView ...
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Accessing data from another web application throws an SQLInvalidException

The scenario is: A MySiteHost site collection (example name: MY SITE). Web application's application pool account is spmysite. A TeamSite site collection (example name: TEAM SITE). Web application's ...
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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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Client Web Part - Determine if page is in edit mode

Like in topic. How to determine in a client web part (on remote web) if a page that the web part is placed on, is in edit mode? if it is possible?? Thanks