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How to use Happy Hour in List View Threshold

I have heard of list view threshold as something good to be kept and it really saves the server. But I am not sure about how to use the concept named Happy Hour.
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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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Where do i locate ULS Logs for Sharepoint 2013 Farm

I have Medium Size farm with 2 App Server 3 wfe 3 workflow and 1 sql server. 2 app server host central admin, 3 wfe host 5 web applications. I recently encountered error and correlation ID was ...
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Sharepoint Online User Pictures

As the admin of a office 365 subscription with Sharepoint Online Is it possible for me to place users profile pictures or remove them if inappropriate?
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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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How can I get the URL of a Pages List with REST API?

My question is very simple. I would like to display the recent top 10 news with the REST API in Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the following query: ...
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Using Sharepoint client API to upload file as attachment in javascript

is there a way to upload file as attachment while using JavaScript client object model in sharepoint 2013? Or using web service in the middle is required? I cannot use FileAPI from HTML5. Thank you ...
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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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How to make datepicker readonly from javascript?

Is there any possibility to hide Sharepoint 2013 datepicker by some javascript API method call?
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When a CQWP returns no results, zones are shifted

On my main landing page of SharePoint, I'm using a few CQWPs and the Blank Web Parts Page layout. One will show your upcoming tasks, one will show the projects you're a member or lead of, etc. I have ...
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How to remove the shared with or email to everyone buttons

Is there a way to hide the "Shared with ..." or at least the user-names and emailaddresses from specific user groups? I'd like to hide at least the users which have access to a SP2013 site from the ...
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How SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works?

I want to understand how SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works. I tried to search it over web but I don't see any documentation that describe these models. Here is the list of ranking models ...
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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How to get list by url using client object model?

Is it possible to get list by url using ECMA script client model? For example something like this: context.get_web().get_lists().getByUrl("Lists/MyList"); UPD!: Please, refer to this correct ...
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SharePoint Server 15 Wish List [closed]

SharePoint Server 2010 is a fantastic product! However, I'm sure you have some great ideas for v.Next. What features do you believe could be improved for SharePoint 15? One topic per answer please ...
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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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Storing a dynamic variable for Workflow in SPD 2013

I am new to Share Point designer 2013. I would like to Store a value to a variable as follows: Store 'field' in 'Variable'. When compared in SPD 2007, there is "Build Dynamic String" under Actions. ...
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Why 200GB content DB limit when using RBS

What's the point of using RBS when you are still restricted to 200GB content DB limit? I don't understand this thing. Secondly this looks like recommended limit, right? Because SharePoint won't stop ...
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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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How do you use the URL site column in a display template?

I've added a URL site column to my custom list. However URL isn't accessible in my display template. I want to do something like: var url = ctx.CurrentItem.URL; Here's my current display template: ...
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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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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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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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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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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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Remove comma (thousands seperator) in number field without using calculated item

Is there a way to achieve this without adding a calculated item with this format = TEXT([Customer Number], "0") ?? I'm using sharepoint 2013.
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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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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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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 ...