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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Could not find HostController Service in server

I'm getting the above error message in the ULS logs and I can't seem to figure out where it comes from (obviously it has something to do with search, but I don't know what): Could not find ...
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Cannot move or delete links on left nav

The left nav menu on a 2013 site has begun misbehaving. A week ago it worked perfectly, but now whenever I use the "Edit Links" button, several symptoms appear: 1) All links appear with an "x" next ...
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Displaying user profile image using JSOM - broken image link in IE

I have written the following code to get the user profile image and display on my master page header. Everything is working fine with Chrome but in IE I get a broken image link where i should be ...
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Calculating how long a user spend in New form and editform.aspx

Business Requirements: I require a way to track how long a ticket takes to complete (including time spent "working on" the ticket). Essentially I have a SP2013 list, which I can customise using ...
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How I can install SharePoint server 2013 on windows server 2008 inside a VM

The system administrator in our company provided me with the following 5 ISO images including SharePoint server 2013, Visual studio 2012, Visual studio team foundation server 2012, SQL server 2008 and ...
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Test SharePoint 2013

Does any website, lets us test SharePoint 2013 basic features?
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custom master page / branding from _layouts instead of provisioning feature

Is it possible to apply a custom master page and theme to a site from the layouts folder instead of provisioning them down to the site with a feature? I'd use code and a feature receiver, but not sure ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 be configured & Installed without connecting to Active Directory

We want to build a public facing web site using SharePoint 2013 . but as the public facing web site will be accessed by public users, so can we configure and install the SharePoint server 2013 , ...
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How to check user has visited site collection first time?

I want to know which users have visited the site first time from the added users. For ex, I have added 40 users in the sharepoint but only 10 users have logged in and 30 have never logged in the site. ...
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How to display taxonomy value using xslt?

I have created an item template in ItemStyle.xsl to assign it to the CQWP. My template is: <xsl:template name="DepartmentsTemplate" match="Row[@Style='DepartmentsTemplate']" mode="itemstyle"> ...
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Loading jQuery and jQuery UI within JSLink script

How would I go about using jQuery and jQuery UI (mainly the sortable component) within a JSLink script. So far I've tried several methods of dynamically loading javascript within the JSLink script ...
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Paging using REST/OData with SP 2013

I'm trying to do paging on a document library (also trying this on a list) with SP 2013 using REST/OData but I can't seem to get the skipping of items working. Here are some examples of URLs that I'm ...
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Should “Search Query and Site Settings Service” run on all servers in a SP2013 farm?

I've got a SharePoint 2013 farm of 6 servers configured like this: SQL Server (Clustered) SQL Server (Clustered) Front End (Load balanced) Front End (Load balanced) Search Query, Central Admin, some ...
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SharePoint search on local drive

In my company we have a fileserver where all the documents are located, and we can access it using File Explorer. \\intern.contoso.com\data or drive L. Since we save a lot of data here, it would be ...
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App Part VS Webpart

What is difference between an app part and web part in sharepoint 2013 ? I only know apps load inside an iframe .
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Mix two Result Sources in Search Results Web Part

This is my following scenario: MySite Host Site Collection with a custom page called peoplesearch.aspx peoplesearch.aspx has Refinement Panel, and Search Results Web Part (Search Box webpart is in ...
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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jQuery REST Results = “[object Object],[object Object] etc”

We are hiding the List GUI from our visitors on some landing pages in SharePoint Foundations 2013 and displaying instead REST data harvested from the applicable lists. Since SharePoint's REST has a ...
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Cascading Dropdown

I am new to SharePoint 2013. What I need to figure out is based on the following situation. I have several school districts with multiple schools within the school district. I would like to create a ...
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Open Dialog for new List Element with JavaScript - Access Denied

My SharePoint 2013 App has a button with the click Event: OpenDialog("/Lists/ListName/NewForm.aspx?IsDlg=1"); where OpenDialog is defined the following way: function OpenDialog(URL) { var ...
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Sharepoint 2013 sign out issue on windows authentication

Scenario: 1)User is on default login page 2)User clicks on windows authentication, (s)he is prompted for username and password 3)User is navigated to the home page 4)Click on Sign Out Link ...
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SP 2013 - Updating a multi-value lookup field via the REST API

When adding a new item to list via the Sharepoint 2013 REST API I want to populate one of its multi-value lookup columns. I've tried passing in an array of Ids or a string with separators but nothing ...
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SharePoint showing different time zone

I have created a SharePoint application which has a specific time zone. The Windows server where SQL Server and SharePoint are installed are using same time zone. When I create a new item in list in ...
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in ...
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Programmatically get the central administration site SPWeb using server object model

Like in the title - is there a method of getting it without supplying the URL?
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SharePoint 2013 Global Navigation Branding

How can I get the Global navigation to ignore the core4.css and take up my custom styles. Thanks
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Is there a way to disable X-FRAME-OPTIONS response header, or at least modify it?

I want to embed my sharepoint 2013 pages in another document, but the X-FRAME-OPTIONS are set to SAMEORIGIN by default. Adding ALLOW-FROM url does not work when added to the web.config OR on specific ...
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No way to stop sending a welcome email when granting permissions in SharePoint 2013

When I grant permissions on anything, site, list, etc., in SharePoint 2013 I don't see the ability to opt out of sending an email to the user being added. The only option I see is the group or ...
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Central Administration cannot be found

When I select CA , It says "The webpage cannot be found". I also did configuration with sp wizard and it failed.What should I do?
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Undo wrong installation of SharePoint 2013 Service Pack

I installed Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 Foundation instead of Service Pack 1 of SharePoint 2013 server. I have SharePoint 2013 server installed. How can I undo this? I tried going to Control ...
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How Can I active FBA in sharepoint 2013 [closed]

Hi I need create a site collection with FBA authenticate in sharepoint 2013 How can I do this simple?
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How to add URL to list using JavaScript

I have a list with a title and a url. I'm trying to add a new url using this function function addListItem(url, listname, metadata, success, failure) { // Prepping our update var item = ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Host Web via App

2 Questions: 1) How can we scope search results for a SharePoint hosted app to a single host web list? 2) Is it possible to programatically return the URL for a specific Host Web List to the App? ...
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retrieving subsites from parent web using REST

I am trying to get all subsites from a parent web using REST API. I tried following query which shows "The page cannot be found". mysite/_api/web/parentWeb/webs
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Get absolute URL to listitem's default display form

I need to have an absolute URL of a listitem's display form - currently I do it the following way: On http://mydomain.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://mydomain.com" + "/" ...
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Lookup field doesn't support some field types

Its looking more and more like you can't add additional fields that are anything other than string boxes (no person or yes/no etc) is there any work around for this?
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Programmatically list folders from a document library

I have a document library with several layers of folders within, I'm trying to populate a dropdownlist in a web part to display a tree like display of the folders but my code foreach(SPListItem ...
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Responsive design “CssRegistration does not have a public property named media”

I'm currently implementing responsive design on an intranet site. I’ve added plain links in the master page based on min-width and max-width media properties. It works like a charm, but it didn’t when ...
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How to apply JSLink to List's New Form in Visual Studio?

I have content type say "Departments" and applying to the list named "All Departments", there is one field in content type that I want to apply js link to render it differently I found some solution ...
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EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary throwing exception

The short story, when trying to execute SPListCollection.EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary I get: Exception calling "EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary" with "0" argument(s): "A list, survey, discussion board, or ...
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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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How Can I Change My Intranet's Homepage Page Layout?

As part of the branding of our new SP2013-based intranet, I have created a new custom Masterpage and Page Layouts and set this as the default Masterpage. I have also created a custom Masterpage and ...
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How to pass parameters to the Control display template of a Content Search web part?

Using SharePoint 2013 I have a Content Search web part that I'm using to display 5 News Articles using the following display templates: Control: List Item: Picture on Left, 3 lines on right And ...
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Uninstalling feature with force command doesn't work

I have deployed a WSP (say Home.wsp) in a webapplication. This Home.wsp has myFeature. This feature was moved to another VS project to generate a WSP itself (say myFeature.wsp) . The problem is that I ...
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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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Migration of site

I have a sharepoint 2007 site which I want to migrate to sharepoint 2013 can someone provide a resource, any URL for Tutorial. Let me know, if Its possible to migrate a site to 2013 from sharepoint ...
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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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“Working on it” Image from SharePoint 2013

i was wondering if theres a fix for the missing image on the "Working on it"-Animation in SP2013 Preview Google search didn't provisioned any fixes.. any ideas? Would like to solve that issue
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Column Calculated #Name? error

I am creating a new column type in a SharePoint 2013 Online Document Library in order to parse a file name. Currently I have this formula I can add into =MID([Title],1,FIND(".",[Title],1)-1) This ...