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Links to local files from a SharePoint List

Ok, I am new to server side development (especially SP development) and I don't know if this is possible but here goes: I have a custom list which I populate from a local folder on my file system. ...
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Hosting a SharePoint Page in a minimalist manner

I have a simple SharePoint CSOM page that is used to pull the Current user and their Email. I'm hosting this page in a dedicated Site Collection which seems like overkill. It's essentially a redirect ...
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Multiple lines of text not accessible in $select/$expand query : Sharepoint 2013

On-site enterprise install of SP 2013. I have a list called Questions. This list has a Title, ID, and a custom field called "Question" that is a Multiple Line of Text field set to type: Plain Text. ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing inside SPD

I was trying to test Offline Installation of SharePoint on my Virtual Machine. I installed SharePoint 2013 using Powershell, Installed WorkFlow Manager Refresh and Service Bus 1.1 using Web Platform ...
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Tree View for Document Library doesn't work

I have two column. First column is the nav part but it's empty. My doc library is in the second part. What's wrong with my code? The Id's are true. My tree view code: <table style="width: ...
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Value of field “Persons” is not being displayed in Workflow

I have a list called "Hotel Booking". It contain a field called "Persons" whose type is Person/Group. I have made a copy of SharePoint default approval workflow and making changes in it so this field ...
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Error configuring PowerPivot 2012 on SharePoint 2013. New-PowerPivotSystemServiceInstance - The PowerPivot System Service does not exist in the farm

Hi I'm hoping that someone can help me out here. I have a Multi-server dev farm that I am unable to provision PowerPivot correctly. It worked fine on the standalone farm. Any help would be ...
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Isn't this SharePoint design issue that it resets IIS when ever you deploy a solution?

Let's say I have two web application and inside those I have 2 site collections each. If I deploy a visual web part for sitecollection1 then it does IISRESET which means all sites will be down for a ...
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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Unable to convert the document to pdf using word automation service

I have created custom action in which the document is converted to .pdf file. To do so, I am using Word Automation Services to convert document from .docx to .pdf. My code is as per below. using ...
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Is there any way to restore promoted results once deleted?

We had a Search configuration built in SharePoint 2013 with many promoted results for our pages. However after having some issues and having to delete and recreate our entire Search Service ...
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Multi selection list box greyed out

I made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and then edited its approval form in InfoPath to add a multi selection list box (I am showing check boxes) which is reading values from a ...
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Show Sub-site's List in main site page [duplicate]

I have a list in one sub-site, now I want to add/show that list on a page in its main site. It should be with edit menu of the list content. Any suggestion !
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Using default people picker on custom form

I have found some posts that have a little information on the topic but nothing that has an answer. Is there a way to get the OOTB people picker to work on a custom form? The best that I have gotten ...
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How to determine if SharePoint is in Debug mode?

My SharePoint was choking on bad code in a feature. The VS12 debugger popped up and asked me if I wanted to enable debugging, and that it would update the web.config. Well, I would like to turn off ...
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Can't get filename of document with REST api/CAML query

Using the rest api to retrieve information about my documents. The documents use managed metadata which isn't expanded correctly when using the stand REST api. So I found this fix which uses REST with ...
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How to make Person/Group and Look-up column values non-clickable in SharePoint 2013 list views

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. For a SharePoint 2013 XSL List View Web Part, I need for the person/group column value, as well as look-up column value to be non-clickable. I have seen multiple ...
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TFS 2012 Integration SharePoint 2013 Issue

Trying to do integration between TFS and SharePoint, but running into some issues. Followed instruction as below, with a small difference, TFS 2012 is sitting on one server, SharePoint 2013 is on a ...
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How to Dynamically Change a Value in the Column of the Current Item Through Clicking Hyperlink in Email

I have a script on Content Editor Web Part that me and my coworker tested on a list called TextTestList. The requirement is: When user clicks a hyperlink in email, received from a Workflow, that ...
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Clone sharepoint list view

Sharepoint 2013 discussions list has a view named "Flat", but it is uneditable. I have to add additional fields in the list and display those fields in Flat view. I tried creating another view of Flat ...
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What is the difference between project site templates PWA#0 or ProjectSite#0

What is the difference between project site templates PWA#0 or ProjectSite#0 . Is PWA for 2010 and ProjectSite for 2013? I am looking at creating site collection for project server using PowerShell. ...
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Automating SharePoint Foundation 2013 Backups

I am relatively new to SharePoint and am trying to figure out how to automate the backups for my SharePoint Foundation 2013 server. I want to store the backups on a network share on a different ...
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Connect Exchange 2013 Calendar to SharePoint 2013

I've managed to create a calendar overlay to present a domain user's calendar in SP 2013 but all appointments are showing as Busy/Out of Office/Tentative etc. I have followed the blog posts below and ...
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REST - get custom user profile property - on premise - Infopath

I want to retrieve a custom field from the user profile property with rest. The property is searchable in search. Name of the custom properties "CompanyNumber" But when I try to use ...
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Viewing Shared With Permissions on folder for Contributors compared to SCA

We are wondering why some users with 'Contribute' permissions would see different 'Shared With' permissions on a library folder compared to the SCA. We have the 'Browse User Information - View ...
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SP 2013 Document Version in Word 2010 as Quick Part

I'm running SharePoint 2013 Foundation on-premise and my goal is to display the version of the document as shown in SharePoint in the docx. I already tried several solutions and since it's foundation ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Logged in user displaying domain

I've written a script to create a new web app and portal site collection, however, one the newly created web app, it is displaying the logged in user's name in the format pictured below: Whereas, ...
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2013 Workflows do not start - works fine manually, but does not trigger on change or created

Anyone else having issues with workflows just not starting on change or created? Pretty simple pre-existing workflows in a migrated sharepoint app had to be recreated in Designer 2013 when we ...
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minimum permissions required for user to fire powershell commands for sharepoint remotely

I want to perform read/write operations on SharePoint 2010/2013 using PowerShell commands remotely. Commands will be New-SP<> , Remove-SP<> and Get-SP<> i.e. all read/write operations on ...
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How to change position of top navigation bar in sharepoint 2013?

I am working on branding a SharePoint site which requires styling the top navigation bar and placing it below the site icon. I moved the classes within seattle.html page to implement this but this led ...
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SharePoint 2013 Community - How are they not integrated into the Newsfeed?

Yes, Yammer will replace social stuff with SharePoint Online. I still want to get the Communities to work the way they are supposed to work and right now they seem buggy / not useful. Suppose we have ...
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Strange ListView behavior using FilterLookupId in SP2013

As stated in this post, I have a problem on navigate between pages in filtered views when the filter includes FilterLookupId in order to refer to the id and not to the value of the field. Opening the ...
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Javascript error on navigation in related items list

I have a Display View (ListFormWebPart) of an Item with a related items list on SP2013. This related view shows 10 items per page and as standard there is the naviagation to see other items: Once I ...
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Switch language using JavaScript

I want to have 2 buttons, one En and the other Es, to change the display language for current user in SharePoint 2013, I have seen some articles talking about OnSelectionChange, but it doesn't work ...
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Rename Title field in list definition SP 2013

Similar questions have been asked before but none of the solutions have worked so far for me. The list I am working with is part of an add-in so no settings menu is available. I am trying to rename ...
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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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Sharepoint Designer: Append Changes to Existing Text in Email

When my list workflow triggers an email, the body of the email contains an existing text field that is set to multiple lines and “Append Changes to Existing Text.” Currently this field only displays ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): ...
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Clicking Hyperlink in Email to Change a Value of a Column in SharePoint 2013

I have never came across this situation and need some assistance. Below is the scenario: A user gets a notification email with a hyperlink to the current item that is sent from a Workflow in List A ...
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Adding a webpart page with some webparts using Module and setting that as home page in sharepoint online

I have created a web template(inheriting from STS template) which includes few document libraries and lists. Document libraries are created using list definition while lists are OOTB lists included ...
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Mobile version of the page not showing

I am trying to test the mobile version of a site. Mobile Browser View feature in enable and other sites in the collection appear OK on a mobile device. The error I get is..... Pages: home (Some ...
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How can the hover panel in people's directory be modified not to show authored documents

I am trying to create a people's directory for my intranet. When I hover over any employee's name I can see their authored documents. I just want this to be a search page for other employees to be ...
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Create ListView with InplaceSearch on TeamSite from XML

TL;DR Version Cant create a webpart with searchbox (InplaceSearchEnabled) from XML and even cant modify it afterwards via SSOM to make it work. Setting the value over the UI works fine. Problem ...
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Why is my workflow failing to send an email to a specific person?

My workflow looks for the name in a people picker field and then emails that person. It works for every name I put in the field except for 1 person (that I have seen so far). Does anyone have any idea ...
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Why javascripts referenced in JSLink are cached by browser (max-age=31536000)?

Context Recently, I noticed that browsers cache the javascript files that have been referenced from the JSLink property of a OOB list form. Analyzing the network traffic with chrome dev tools, I can ...
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SP2013 and O365 : how to get user's followed sites ? SocialDataStoreException 2

I need to display current User's followed sites under my Wiki Homepage. So, i got the following code written in a followedsites.htm stored under SiteAssets Library and added it to the Home page by a ...
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Site creation can't continue because of a configuration issue with the parent site

I'm having problems to make my site creation work. I followed the guide at http://blog.sharedove.com/adisjugo/index.php/2012/07/25/visual-guide-setting-up-my-sites-in-sharepoint-2013/ , everything is ...
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How to add new approval form to workflow

I have made a copy of SharePoint's default "Approval" workflow and making changes in it. Let's call it "New Approval". I have attached this "New Approval" to a custom list. Workflow has two steps and ...