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Error occured with Blob Cache in

I am getting the following error in Event viewer, after enabling Blob Cache : An error occured in the blob cache. The exception message was 'The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Add JS to NewForm.aspx of a list

how to place JS-code to NewForm.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 APP. In sharepoint 2010 we can use this list definition to add JS: <List ...> <MetaData> ... <Form ...
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Display Common Metadata Tags as Webpart

Looking to create a "common tags" pane on a homepage in SP2013 based on metadata but struggling to find a clean efficient way to do so. Found an MSDN guide on getting the term stores using a Taxonomy ...
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REST expand people column

I have a list with a people column called AssignedTo. I'm making a rest call: .../_api/web/Lists/GetByTitle('listname')/Items?$expand=AssignedTo&$select=*,AssignedTo/Title Which is ...
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Change SharePoint group owner with Powershell to a SharePoint group

I have this PS script to change the group owner of a SharePoint group to a domain user. I would like to use this script to change it to an existing SharePoint group. The current script only allows ...
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Search result is always the same independently of query

in a SP Foundation 2013 we are always getting same results independently of search query entered: results always include the same documents (approx. 300 in a total of thousands). All documents seem ...
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enforce “reset all subsites to inherit this site master page” using CSOM

I am able to change the master page using the below code var web = ctx.Web; var masterPageUrl = String.Format( "{0}/_catalogs/masterpage/filename.master", ctx.Web.ServerRelativeUrl ); ...
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SharePoint 2013 app domain - do I need to create a separate app domains for separate farms?

I need to configure my SP 2013 environments for apps, and as a part of it app domain creation is required. Can I use the same app domain for 2 different SP 2013 farms or each should have individual ...
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Restrict Publishing Site Access on Public Facing SharePoint Site

I am new to SharePoint 2013 (Office365) and want to create a publishing site that is internet facing that anyone can see but parts of it require a login. I am not sure how to go about this ideally I ...
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executeFunc not working in Sharepoint 2013

I have this simple piece of code: <script type="text/javascript" src="AnotherLibrary.js" /> <script type="text/javascript"> SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', ...
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How can I get information about a term through JavaScript?

What I want to do is something like: var myTerm = getTermInfo(55c6801f-78b3-485f-b811-530bec1961e9);
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

When users provision a Blog on their SharePoint 2013 MySite, the Site Title is called "Blog". Thus when a crawl is done, the search results say "Blog" as the title. Is there a way to change the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Http Web Service Action

I have created a basic SharePoint 2013 workflow with the intent to call the Rest API to retrieve the users from a SharePoint Group. To do this I am attempting to use the HTTP Web Service action ...
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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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Need help retrieving site column names using REST service call in SP 2013

I need to retrieve content types and accompanying site column names and fields. Does anyone know how to construct the REST notation to accomplish this? I have tried variations of: /lists/sitecontents ...
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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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Whats new for list.asmx in sharepoint 2013

i am using 2007 list.asmx for updating listitem from a third party application, is there any substitute now in sp 2013 ...
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Get quick launch using CSOM (JavaScript)

On my publishing site I have changed its current navigation (quick launch) to use structural navigation, showing all items under current site. I see that the quick launch shows pages and sub sites for ...
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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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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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The following sites are using templates that are not yet supported after upgrade

I migrated a SharePoint 2010 site collection containing a custom site definition to SharePoint 2013 using database attach. The site collection has several sub sites created using the custom site ...
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JSLink makes search textbox to disappear in Page Library Custom View

I have created a view in a page library and added a custom JSLink that should render the items as follows: Each item is a Page in the Page library. The problem is that when I add my customJsLink.js ...
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SPFarm.Local Object Being Cached in SharePoint 2013

I am experiencing an odd issue where the SPFarm.Local object is not being updated for SharePoint 2013, but it does for 2010. Basically I have some code that adds/deploys/updates SharePoint solutions ...
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Profile image size issue

When uploading an image of up to 300x300 for profiles into SharePoint 2013 - SP automatically creates thumbnails for the image for use around the site; org browser, people search etc. However if the ...
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Asset Library is Missing in Foundation 2013

I am trying to create an Asset library to store some videos and pictures. Asset library is the most convenient one for this purpose, but I am not able to find Asset Library when I attempt to add an ...
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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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Display Template: AddPostRenderCallback has no ClientContext

I'd like to use AddPostRenderCallback in my SharePoint 2013 Display Template like this: <!--#_ AddPostRenderCallback(ctx, function(){ alert(ctx.Title + "finished rendering!"); }); ...
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2013 - Setting Object Height to 100% Issues

I've been running into some very bizarre issues. Something that seems (and should be) pretty simple. What I'm trying to is have objects fill a new page's height 100%. Initially, I was trying this ...
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External access gives a blank home page

I've created a site that serves as a service portal. It requires a customer to login, so when accessing the home page, when not authenticated, you'll get redirected to the login page. On the site ...
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Automatic translation from Arabic to English in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to create content let's say a website page in Arabic and then have SharePoint translate it into English automatically? What I want is to have two versions of the website, one Arabic and ...
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SharePoint 2013 branding Design Manager problems

I got very simple task to make custom layout in SharePoint 2013. Nothing fancy: change navigation, add homepage etc. I couldn't find a one and the best way how to create own master page. I have ...
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Programmatically create a new document based on a content type template

As in the title, I need to programmatically create a new document based on a content type template. Does anyone know the best way to do this? Normally, to add files you use Web.Files.Add(), but all ...
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User Profile Service Application. Unable to create a New User Profile Service Application

I am trying to configure Mysite to SharePoint 2013. I first tried to start User Profile Synchronization Service on my server. In that it shown an error message "No User Profile Application found. ...
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Installing Sharepoint Development Environment on Windows 8 Professional Edition?

Has anyone ever tried installing SharePoint 2010/2013 on Windows 8 Pro Edition? I am requesting for any suggestions. Should I create a VM using Hyper-V and install there or can I install it on ...
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Broken version history after migrating to Sharepoint 2013

I had a WSS3.0 instaliation with forms based authentication, and I wish to migrate to SP2013. I have SP2010 and SP2013 servers, I've successfully detached content database from WSS 3.0, attached to ...
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currentCultureName vs currentUICultureName

What is the difference between _spPageContextInfo.currentCultureName and _spPageContextInfo.currentUICultureName. _spPageContextInfo.currentCultureName was not working for me and i tried the other ...
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WARNING: Endpoint https://server:12290/ is not responding: The underlying connection was closed

WARNING: Endpoint https://server:12290/ is not responding: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel. I’ve set up a Workflow farm in ...
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Can we access the sharepoint 2013 list from another web application using CSOM

I have to access the sharepoint 2013 list from the site under another web application in the same farm. Is it possible I tried it but, it is not happening. Both the web applications lie in the same ...
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Context menu not showing on right click

I don't understand how in SharePoint you can activate a right-click context menu on the rows of a list web part. I have two different pages. In each page I have 4 views. For some reasons (?) in page ...
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modifying a site column using powershell without affecting its child list columns

I have a site column of type "Text", and users have assign this column a default value at the list level. so now my site column contains null default value, while its child list columns are having a ...
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Call a POST web method through a Workflow 2013

I'm trying to call an external web method via POST request during the execution of one of my workflows. I set up the dictionary for the headers (I specify Host, Content-Lenght, Content-Type and ...
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Host Web Apps vs App Web Apps

I am little bit confused here and looking for some advise. What I know: When we install SharePoint hosted app it will be installed in your host web as a sub-site within a site collection which is ...
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Error while installing SharePoint Server 2013 after installing SharePoint Foundation 2013

I am new to the SharePoint platform. I am trying to set up my development machine. I want to install SharePoint 2013. My OS is Windows server 2008 R2, DB is SQL Server 2008 R2. After installing ...
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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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Access Request email to Multiple accounts in SharePoint 2013

In SP2010 it's done as the image above is shown, just separate the email-addresses with a semicolon. But in SP2013 I'm not getting this to work, is there a way around this? I need two users to ...
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maximum theoretical or practical number of libraries in a site collection

We are reviewing this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(office.15).aspx#ListLibrary It doesn't seem there are limits to the number of libraries in a site collection, just ...
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App Pool created with Powershell name appears as GUID in IIS

I just installed SP 2013 in a test environment. I created an app pool to be used by the service applications using the Powershell command below: New_SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "Default ...
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SharePoint 2013 High-Trust App - Site Collection Provisioning

Hi I am trying to get an app done to provision a Site Collection. The vision is to allow the user to enter important details and then click a button and have the Site Collection created ...
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Invalid JSON. A token was not recognized in the JSON content

I fetch data from Sharepoint using perl on a linuxmachine. This worked real good as long as I only had to read data from there. Now that I also have to change data on Sharepoint I'm stuck. Altough ...