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Can I use $expand to get Managed Metadata column values?

I want to get a list, using REST, which include Managed Metadata columns. Currently I get a TermGuid for these columns, which I then have to do more work on to get their actual default values. Is ...
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Add font to drop down on SharePoint online

Is it possible to add a font like Arial to the list of available fonts when editing a wiki? we have SharePoint online so we don't have access to any back-end folders.
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How do you move a folder into another folder

In a documents folder, how do you move one folder (ex. human resources folder into a corporate office folder)
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get_defaultViewUrl () not working in SP Hosted app

I am trying to get the default view url of a list in SP hosted app. Below is the code i am trying, on execute success method. spListobj.get_defaultViewUrl(); It is returning me this error : The ...
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What are the most frequently accessed sharepoint 2013 databases?

Is it safe to assume user profile service application databases and app management service application database are the most frequently accessed SP 2013 database. I also read that these are the only ...
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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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Get Navigation Term for Current Page in CSOM (JavaScript)

I am trying to get the Local Properties for the Navigation Term that is currently being viewed. For example... If I navigate to http://sp2013/about/team I need to get the Local Custom Properties for ...
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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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Retrieve list items created by user based on login credentials

I'm developing a SP2013 office 365 app using the Sharepoint hosted option so working with JS. I'm allowing users to create new records in a list and also displaying that list of records that are ...
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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Is it possible to programmatically enable ratings for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to programmatically enable "Likes" (ratings) for a list in a SharePoint 2013 solution (object model or CSOM), but have not found any public methods available that support enabling ratings ...
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How to share a document with everyone and have them immediately follow it?

we're very new to SP 2013 hence the basic question. We uploaded a small user guide for SP2013 and shared it with everyone. This means that anyone can download it, or the permissions are even greater ...
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How to get the state of the document whether it is locked or not in SP2013?

I have document library with workflow attached with it. There are metadata columns attached with the document library i.e. Test1 & Test2 I am modifying the value of the Test1 & Test2 in the ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation - How do you make quicklaunch work contextually like structural nav quicklaunch?

I've tried to use the new Managed Metadata navigation on our new SP2013 site, and it works great for global navigation. However, I have spent hours trying to figure out how to get the quicklaunch ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Dispose in linq

I'm wondering if this needs to be disposed or if it's a bad method to get the title of a web. var currentWebApp = SPContext.Current.Site.WebApplication; IEnumerable<SPSite> allTeamSites = ...
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What Solution (sandboxed and farm) should be select= Farm Solutions

What context, advantage and disadvantage should I be aware of in my mind when I gonna select farm or sandboxed solution?
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Grouping does not work in CSWP

I configured CSWP and set grouping by one of my managed properties, And I see that the results did not grouped. Am I missing something that should be set up so that grouping will work? EDIT: I ...
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How to get Current logged in user in Provider Hosted App?

How can I get Current Logged in user of SharePoint Site in Provider Hosted App's code behind? I tried this: clientContext.Load(clientContext.Web, web => web.CurrentUser.LoginName); ...
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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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Get list properties via JCOM

How do I get list properties like BaseTemplate, ItemCount, ListItemDeletedDate etc. via Javascript Client Object Model for SharePoint 2013?
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SharePoint 2013 is not using my Custom Error Page

I have tried mapping a custom error page in SharePoint using both feature activation code and the PoSh cmdlet set-SPCustomLayoutsPage, but SharePoint does not want to use my page for some reason. ...
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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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How to access the documents in using javascript in SharePoint 2013 Preview?

I try to get familiar with with the Javascript API of SharePoint 2013 (Preview). Therefore I started a SharePoint-hosted app using VS2012. The default app works just great after deploying to my local ...
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Files moved with SPFile.MoveTo require a full crawl to be searchable

We've got a problem in our search-driven document management system, and I'm running out of ideas. A custom event receiver, on ItemUpdated() checks to see if the files metadata requires it to be ...
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SP 2013 SP1 - April 2015 CU

I just installed SP 2013 SP1 and I want to make sure latest CU is in place before I run config wizard. Will the April 2015 CU completes all the issues from SP1 to now? Are there any other CU or Hotfix ...
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What does a member status value of “2” mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When users click "Join this Community" on a SharePoint 2013 community site, it automatically adds their name to the members list with a Member Status value of 1. Their reputation score starts at zero, ...
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Custom link Site Action Menu SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer

It is possible to add custom links to the site actions (gear menu) in SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer? I've found some solutions that use features and elements but i'm not looking those ...
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Install-SPSolution will always install “old” solution

I'm installing a Farm Solution on 2013 the following way Add-SPSolution path/to/solution.wsp Install-SPSolution -Identity solution.wsp -GACDeployment -Force Enable-SPFeature -Url $site.Url -Identity ...
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Optimizing taxonomyTerm request

I'm working on a custom navigation webpart for SP2013 using the JSOM. Currently, a part of fetching the data from the termstore involves fetching all the terms and then getting data from the ...
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Retrieve subsites from site collection sort last modified date using CSOM

I want to retrieve subsites from current site collection. And it should be order by last item modified date. I am able to retrieve subsites by following code : channel_context = ...
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Get links from SharePoint 2013 global navigation using REST

I am trying to get the Global Navigation links using a REST call. https://sitename/sites/test/_api/navigation/menustate?mapprovidername='GlobalNavigationSwitchableProvider'&$filter=IsHidden eq ...
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How does incremental crawl know what are the recent changed documents?

How does the incremental crawl know what are the recent changed documents? If by checking the SP modified date column, then what about external and non SharePoint sources and html web sites?
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CSR and form templates

I'm trying to build an app that has a list with a custom form. I've looked at client side rendering and all of the documentation I've seen is about specific field overrides. However, the form I want ...
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JSOM - get listitem by file URL

Task Abridgment - Access item attribute from a picture library by picture url. Long - When editing a pagelayout and an image is added to the page, the image's description should be loaded. This is ...
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Get users Manager using Client API

url: appweburl + "_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetUserProfilePropertyFor(accountName=@v,propertyName='Manager')?@v='" + seluser + "'", For my SP 2013 app I need to get a users manager and I'm ...
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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 ...
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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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AppFabric Caching Service keeps crashing

I got a message from SharePoint that the AppFabric Caching Service was down. When I went to Services to restart it, it restarted fine, but shut down within a few seconds. I went into the Event Viewer, ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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SP2013 special chars broken in HTML page layout

I'm creating some page layouts for my custom .master in a SP2013 Publishing SC. There are some hard coded texts in the layout. Since it's for a German client there will be some special chars like ...
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SharePoint-Hosted Apps and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft's current emphasis is for us to "stay out of the GAC" and create Apps for SharePoint that clean up after themselves if uninstalled. I understand this and even agree with their suggestion ...
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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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Azure worker roles on premises equivalen or timer job for apps?

During the last weeks Microsoft release the AMS package with some videos from Vesa Juvonen and a lot of code samples with some good documentation. In one of those documents they try to map FTS ...
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Apps don't work (HTTP 400 Bad Request) in MySites Web App, but do work in main SharePoint Web App

When I try to add an app to a MySite site collection it looks like it is created without error, but when I try to go to it, it gives me a 400 bad request error. Apps work fine on our regular ...
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How can I use SharePoint Server 2013 to search for Yammer content?

What options are there for either indexing Yammer content from an on premises farm or federating search. So far I've only seen REST API that provides results for current user, but I don't think it's ...
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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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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
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Improve Crawl rate

We have 2 wfe, and 2 AS. We have 18,000 sites worth 500GB of data in 5 content DBs We have continuous crawl enabled every 15 minutes, but every crawl takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have ...
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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 ...