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Check if user profile exist programmatically

I am trying to get user profile image from user profile. Here is my code sample: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite(...
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Connect Windows File Share with SharePoint Foundation 2013

Is it possible that we can connection File Share with SharePoint Foundation 2013? So that we can view files and folders on SharePoint.
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10,000 Activities - SharePoint 2013 Workflow (SPD)

I have a site workflow terminating automatically, after a short run time, with the error message: The workflow instance exceeded the throttle of 10000 activities executed in a row and could not ...
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executeQueryAsync callback with a while loop

I am fairly new to javascript and have spent some time trying to understand callbacks as they relate to SharePoint's CSOM, but have had some issues. Essentially, I am running a query to get a ...
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Access Sharepoint list from different Domain

I can access Sharepoint list using JSOM from local SharePoint site. In the same place I also want to access SharePoint list from a different SharePoint server. What is the best way to do this? I ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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Is there a way to display a warning message inside my enterprise wiki page layout , when the page status is Rejected

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template. Currently I got this behavior regarding the versioning setting. For the library I specify that the library content ...
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SharePoint feature deployment and scope via PowerShell

We use SP2013 and PowerShell to deploy wsps. When installing the wsp via PowerShell: CASE 1: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath $path install-spsolution -Identity $solution -GACDeployment Above ...
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User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2013

This can be found under: Central Administration -> Application Management -> Manage service applications ->User profile service application. Our requirement is to sync the AD user data into ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 3.0 Server 2012 R2

I've been trying to get ADFS 3.0 on Server 2012 R2 working with SharePoint 2013. I followed http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh305235.aspx exactly, from start to finish, but I'm running into ...
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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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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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Create Document Library using REST API in C# on Client Machine [Not in SharePoint Server]

I am working on a requirement where I need to create Document Library using REST API using C# code using Visual Studio. The main problem is that I am not having SharePoint Server environment. I am ...
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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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Creating document set and setting values with REST/listdata.svc

I have a custom document set type and I want to create a custom button on a calendar that allows my user to click a day and create a new set for that day with the date already filled in. I've got the ...
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SharePoint 2013 get all Taxonomy terms JSOM

I am trying to get a collection of terms under a term set so I can see which have custom properties. I have been searching for almost a week now and keep coming up with nothing. I found several ...
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SharePoint 2013 Tags vs Keywords

I am trying to figure out how tags, terms and keywords are should be used in SharePoint 2013. I have read a lot of articles about it and think that I understand the differences between these types. ...
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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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Determine if the page is Publishing Page or Wiki page using JavaScript

Is there a way to check if the current page is a Wiki page or a Publishing Page using Client side methods in SharePoint 2013.
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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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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 ...