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Contact details not showing user information

I've got a standard Contact Details web part on a page, when I add some users as the contact the web part refreshes with no change, yet other users are fine. I've checked the problem users exist in ...
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Showing a modal dialog using html option in SP2013 seems broken

In SP2010 you could easily show a dialog using a DOM node with something like this: var test = "<div id='correspondence'>" + result + "</div>"; $('body').append(test); SP....
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What are the cmdlets for SharePoint 2013 that have no GUI equivalent?

I've not found a comprehensive list on anywhere of the PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2013 whose function or output cannot be achieved via the GUI (Central Admin, Site Settings, etc). I would ...
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Problem when migrating SP2010 solution with WCF service to SP2013

I have a VS2010 solution that has a few projects inside. One of them is a Sharepoint 2010 project that contains a WCF service generated from the CKS template. I needed to migrate this solution to ...
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Question about installing Cumulative Updates in SP2013

As I understand the Cumulative Update process, each CU contains all of the updates before it. However, I'm new to the CU concept - the last time I was responsible for server updates you had to install ...
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SharePoint 2013 is compatible with SAML 2.0

Is SharePoint 2013 compatible with SAML 2.0?
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Development Advice for a new Content Type

I am a SharePoint Administrator and new to both SharePoint Development and Sp 2013, and trying to learn development working on my own environment. What I want to achieve is to create a new ...
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SharePoint Open with Explorer is missing

I apologize in advance, I could not find the answer to this anywhere. SharePoint foundation 2013 "Open with Explorer" is missing in the ribbon for all lists. This was working fine before the server ...
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Link on wiki page to Excel document that opens in Excel Online

On a wiki page, I would like to create a link to an Excel document stored in the Documents folder on SharePoint, that opens the Excel file in Excel Online. When I create the link using Insert -> Link ...
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REST API along with startswith and tolower function method in SharePoint 2013

I would like to bind all users into textbox autocomplete event. I done with below script but it is consider case sensitive expression while searching the results. $("#txtselectuser").autocomplete({ ...
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JavaScript is breaking my theme in SharePoint 2013

I am having an unusual problem. I have a site in SharePoint 2013 I just stood up, and starting to experiment with JavaScript and jQuery. I am using one of the OOTB themes, not ready to monkey around ...
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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 SharePointTest....
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Remove Sharepoint2013 top bar in SP App

I am deploying a SharePoint2013 App (SharePoint hosted). How can I remove the SharePoint2013 top bar (site name, NewsFeed,OneDrive Sites) by JavaScript/CSS? I need to print tha page. Thanks,Nk
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Site Title missing from team sites

I have a migrated SP 2010 -> 2013 environment where all the team sites which were migrated and upgraded are missing the site title. If I create a NEW team site, the site title shows up just fine on ...
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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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When will be the developer certifications for SharePoint 2013 available?

Currently i'm doing my exams for the MCSE here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx#fbid=EV6rgUyFq8c My question is: When will be the certifications ready for ...
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Access denied after creating site collection by using Powershell

I am using SP2013 single server dev environment. I use following scripts for creating web application and site collection. but when I browse to it, it says this site has not been shared with you. I am ...
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Sharepoint 2010 vs Sharepoint 2013

What are the pros and cons? Why should we use 2013 instead of 2010? Are there any significant changes that you will see, or is it just a design fresh-up and some minor change!
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SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache “cacheHostInfo is null” with “Remove-SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance”

I am attempting to remove a server as a cache host in my SharePoint 2013 environment. Currently the service shows as Stopped on the server that I am attempting to remove from the cache cluster. I ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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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 Type="...
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How to disable a timer job during a certain timeframe?

I have a timer job in SharePoint 2013 that needs to run every 5 minutes, but not during certain timeframes each day. The only way I could find to do this was to use a Windows Scheduled Task to run a ...
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Where to place the body in a SharePoint Designer workflow POST request

I am constructing a REST API call in a SharePoint Designer workflow, to rename a file in a library. I'm using the Call HTTP Web Service action with the POST method, and I've set this to the API URL (...
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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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How to check which value was used for WorkflowHostUri with Register-SPWorkflowService?

I have a production environment with three Workflow Manager 1.0 servers in a farm. We also have a virtual URL that is used by NLB to spread the load between these servers. Register-SPWorkflowService ...
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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 ); web....
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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 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/lists.lists.updatelistitems(v=office.12)....
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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 http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/posts/...
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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 ...