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Allow users to see other users in sharepoint groups with CSOM

How can I allow users to view the users in a sharepoint group? Currently if I try to query users in the site groups using the client object model I get an unauthorized exception. For example, if I am ...
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Retrieving Taxonomy Terms by Rest API based on refiners

I don't have any Site Columns, any Catalog Site Collection or Catalog list. I have about 30 Terms and TermSets (in MMS). Now I want to use them as a search based menu. By using Powershell I have ...
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2013 - Setting Object Height to 100% Issues

I've been running into some very bizarre issues. Something that seems (and should be) pretty simple. What I'm trying to is have objects fill a new page's height 100%. Initially, I was trying this ...
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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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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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Sign off of Windows with out of box LDAP provider on 2013 causes encodedValue error

I've hit upon yet another encodedValue error scenario: Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: encodedValue at ...
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SharePoint 2013 branding Design Manager problems

I got very simple task to make custom layout in SharePoint 2013. Nothing fancy: change navigation, add homepage etc. I couldn't find a one and the best way how to create own master page. I have ...
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Error copying temporary solution file to solutions gallery

When I try to save as basic teamsite in SP2013 I get the following error: [InvalidOperationException: Error copying temporary solution file to solutions gallery: _catalogs/solutions/test4.wsp] ...
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Programmatically create a new document based on a content type template

As in the title, I need to programmatically create a new document based on a content type template. Does anyone know the best way to do this? Normally, to add files you use Web.Files.Add(), but all ...
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How to import term set with Use this Term Set for Site Navigation property selected using PowerShell?

$session = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $sitename $termStore = $session.TermStores[“Managed Metadata Application”] $group = $termstore.CreateGroup(“My New Group”) $group.Description = "My Term Group" ...
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Search suggestions not working in SharePoint 2013

I have made sure search suggestions are enabled, as per the kb http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441.aspx, however when I go to Enterprise Search centre and start typing, no suggestions ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standalone VM for Development good enough?

I'm building a VM for SP 2013 development. Will be developing Solutions, WebParts, Custom forms, Dataviews, Business Data Connectivity, Custom Fields, inline Jquery, SSRS reports for deployment into ...
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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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Porting Web Parts to Office365 (SharePoint 2013 )

I've been in the process of developing a site in SharePoint 2010, which is composed of a set of different Farm deployed Web Parts. I was wondering what the process was for porting them to SharePoint ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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Site Mailbox - System.NullReferenceException

I have set up site mailboxes on my farm, with no errors on the scripts. Adding the site mailbox app onto a site yields the following error: Could not contact the SharePoint Server The ULS log ...
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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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Custom link Site Action Menu SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer

It is possible to add custom links to the site actions (gear menu) in SahrePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer? I've found some solutions that use features and elements but i'm not looking those ...
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Using NOT on REST date query

I am able to filter for items created on a specific date with the following query (using today [03-06-2015] as an example): "$filter=Created ge datetime'2015-03-06T05:00:00.000Z' and Created lt ...
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SharePoint MySite last modified date - Create CV based on mysite's properties / lists

What's the best way to find out when a property / custom property are changed on a mysite? Can't find any last modified on user properties. We're trying to create CV based on users mysite. We've ...
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SharePoint 2013 List View Accordion Render

We're looking to implement a Q&A section on one of our SharePoint sites. To make interaction easier on end users I've been looking for a way display list content differently. I stumbled upon an ...
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Sharepoint Deployment not updating webparts

Alright. I have just made changes to a custom webpart that was already deployed to Sharepoint. I made a few deploys, some changes... and suddenly, a code that was in the front-end of the webpart ...
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REST is returning '↵'

I have a problem when returning REST spaces for a textarea from a list. To get the information the REST is returning '↵' instead of space. Need to know how I change this symbol '↵' for space. ...
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Determine “normal” Users from User Collection loaded with CSOM (provider-hosted App)

In my provider-hosted app I load the UserCollection from SharePoint by CSOM (Client Side Object Model), like this: UserCollection users = web.SiteUsers; ...
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Calculated Column - IF true AND true

Using a task list I am trying to show a value if a cell is = to a certain string, AND task is complete. Im currently using this but returning a #VALUE error =AND([Task Name]="Task ...
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Detect if SharePoint is using the system master page

Is there a way to detect if SharePoint is using the system master page? (just like EditModePanel, or detecting the system master page with javascript..) Right now I'm using the same master page on ...
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Memory leak in SPActiveDirectoryClaimProvider?

while playing with custom claims provider I've found interesting thing in SPActiveDirectoryClaimProvider. If you investigate a code using any .net assembly browser\decompiler (.NET Reflector or ILSpy) ...
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Provision Master Page / Page Layouts in SharePoint 2013: App vs Feature

I was looking at a video, and the presenter created a scenario to push master pages and page layouts into the Master Page Gallery and set the master page of the site collection by use of an App. In ...
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Invalid JSON. A token was not recognized in the JSON content

I fetch data from Sharepoint using perl on a linuxmachine. This worked real good as long as I only had to read data from there. Now that I also have to change data on Sharepoint I'm stuck. Altough ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Custom save button - Handling click using Javascirpt

We have created a custom list with a cutom edit form using Visual Studio 2013. At the bottom of the page, we need to add a button which will perform custom tasks and submit the form for update. I'm ...
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JSLink and Javascript Events

I have customized the view for my SharePoint 2013 List using a JSLink file but have not been able to get the buttons I added to the page to respond properly. They cannot find any DOM elements when the ...
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How can we create custom actions in new/edit/display form SharePoint ribbon?

We are using SharePoint 2013 for intranet portal. Not apps. We have a document library with documents. On clicking the document we get it opened in a modal popup. On the ribbon of this display form ...
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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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Cant insert attachment to a page

We have had the following issue on our SP 2013 Farm in our intranet. WHen users creates a new page, and insert an attachment to the page, nothing appears, the file is indeed uploaded, but the ...
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Incorrect user name displaying on page [duplicate]

We just built a new SP 2013 farm. For some reason when I access the sites, I see I am sometimes logged in as one of our service accounts (sp_crawl). If I refresh the browser, it switches to my normal ...
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Issue Mounting SharePoint 2010 content database in 2013

I'm in the middle of an upgrade from 2010 to 2013, and I'm running into an issue when attempting to upgrade one of my content databases using PowerShell. The content databases attached to my other web ...
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Programatically adding an app to a site O365

Newbie question. With CSOM how to I add an app to a site. More detail: manually you can select options and then "add an app" The one in particular I am interested in is the Tasks. I can build any ...
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Reindex Pages Library using powershell

I want to reindex page library using powershell. I have try with c# code. Code is below. void Main() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://demosvr1/web1/")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) ...
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Cannot Edit Excel Document with Full Control Permission

There is a document with permission. User A and User B can only edit the document after they open from sharepoint. User A has Excel 2013 in his PC. When he opens it in Excel it says "The document is ...
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How can I get rid of the columns header when the style 'Boxed' was selected?

I created a new list view with style = 'Boxed' in SP2013. The problem is that this view is showing the columns header in the top when there's no need to do it. So, how can I remove or hide it? I tried ...
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Programmatically like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike(string listID, int itemID, bool like) and I can't seem to figure out what exactly it's looking for as a listID. Searching around on the Internet ...
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MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications

I'm getting a Health Rule throwing the error in the title. Full details on this: MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications It also gives a ...
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Display Related Items Based On Search Context

We are building a website on SharePoint 2013 using the new cross site publishing and search features. We want to implement a "Related Items" feature using the Content Search web part in tandem with ...
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Sharepoint 2010 on a Sharepoint 2013 farm? Beneficial?

Here is an article that shows how to present SharePoint 2010 on a SharePoint 2013 farm: http://nikpatel.net/2012/10/13/understanding-sharepoint-2010-experience-in-sharepoint-2013/ If I do the process ...
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ClientContext in provider hosted app

I have developed the Provider hosted app. Using two way. I have create Self Signed certificate and created app using that. When I run the app from Visual Studio it runs perfectly. After that I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Footer Placeholder

I'm new to Sharepoint, and I'v just got responsible for applying the branding style of my company to it, actually I'm stuck at this footer thing. Goggling around people say that I just need to create ...
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Workflow SP 2013 - Cannot retrieve a UserMulti Field value

I'm developing a SharePoint-hosted App with a workflow working with a List that contains a UserMulti Field. I'm currently trying to retrieve this field value to a variable with a ...
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Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs in App Pages?

I have a provider hosted App and need to use modals in my App Pages. Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs from SP.UI.Dialog.js ? What JS files are required to be included?
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Sharepoint 2013-stored/created Office documents not opening in 2010 client

SYMPTOM Created new Word and Excel docs in a SharePoint 2013 Online library. When I attempt to "Edit in Excel" from IE9 to open the file in my Excel 2010 desktop client, I only get a "The webpage ...
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Display Template: AddPostRenderCallback has no ClientContext

I'd like to use AddPostRenderCallback in my SharePoint 2013 Display Template like this: <!--#_ AddPostRenderCallback(ctx, function(){ alert(ctx.Title + "finished rendering!"); }); ...