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Code blocks not allowed searchresults.aspx

I'm getting this error on a copy of our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I've tried unghosting searchresults.aspx, but it comes back with "Cannot revert to the site definition version of this file. It ...
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SharePoint 2013 Usage report does NOT bulk data to the excel report

Q:I wonder if there is any boundary that is making my Usage report failing or if I missed any step in the configuration ???. I run the report on a Sharepoint web app "Mysite". After follow the ...
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Page cannot be displayed message for SP App when deployed using App Catalog

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint Hosted App on my Dev machine by packaging it and uploading in app catalog. App when deployed directly using visual studio is working fine. But when I upload the app ...
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Start SP 2013 workflow using JavaScript object model does not start WF

I am using a SharePoint 2013 state machine workflow. In my page I attempt to start the workflow using below both ways Method 1 - using Item ID & WF subscription name var wfName = "notification ...
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adding line to display template 2013

I want to add lines to an OOTB display template, pic on left and 3 lines on right. Am I missing something? I can post the OOTB template for Pic on left 3 lines on right if needed. Do I need to include ...
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Content Search Web Part: Search Fields

I'm having some trouble querying fields with KQL. I have a custom list with a field named "A". The following query returns results: path:"<My URL>" ( title:"<Text that Appears in title&...
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Add an Enterprise Custom Field to Add New Task Interface

I have created an Enterprise custom field,I successfully add the filed in the Schedule page. But, when I try to create a new task in the Task->Add Row->Add a new Task I have not been able to add this ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

We have installed SharePoint server 2013 in windows server 2008 machine. For development environment we have visual studio 2012 on windows 7 machine and installed office development tools to develop ...
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404 error when page is checked out

I am using SharePoint 2013. Whenever I have a page checked out, viewing the page immediately gives me this error: Server Error in '/' Application. The resource cannot be found. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Usage Reports - where are the details?

So the Analytics feature has been revamped in 2013. Great. Now I can't find detailed statistics anymore. All I have is multiple reports for search queries and "Popular Items". The "Usage" report only ...
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Drag and Drop Upload “appears” to not work

This issue has been driving me crazy for a few days now: Issue When dragging a file (Word Document, PDF, Image, etc.) to a SharePoint 2013 document library to upload said file, it appears to upload ...
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How can I Programmatically log in as a user without a password

We have a requirement that an administrator can "impersonate" any user to view the site in order to help guide that user over the phone on how to use the site. We will need a textbox for example ...
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How do I get the sum of items of several document libraries using JavaScript

I have document library A, document library B and document library C. Every library has kinda many items in it. Now I would like to have a counter, which counts the amount of all items and makes a ...
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The remote server returned an error: (407) Proxy Authentication Required.- BCS

We are trying to Consume OData in BCS using an App External Content Type. The OData service that we used is http://services.odata.org/V3/Northwind/Northwind.svc We followed this to create app ...
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Create “Custom Action Group” in “Site Actions” menu

I want to list my "Custom Action" as the first item in the "Site Action" menu, so I thought of creating a new "Custom Action Group" and inside the group, I will add my "Custom Action" using the below ...
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Employee Document Training

I have a fully functioning document library that I would like to, somehow, attach a list of employees that prompts me to train my team on the documents that relate to only their job. The employees ...
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How to make a page title linkable/clickable?

I want to make my Page Title linkable/clickable so that users can be able click for their home page. Is it possible to include this functionality?
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Feature that activates Custom List Action

I need to create a feature with Visual Studio that creates a custom List Action that does something. Per example, sends an e-mail, change the site name, etc. To be more specific, I want to know how I ...
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Only folders in the root of document library

I want to create a document library where the users are only allowed to create/upload folders in the root of the library yet create/upload documents and other files types within the folders. Any ...
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How to merge two file documents in single file? [duplicate]

I want to merge two or more document files of Document library in single document file using SharePoint 2013. How I will achieve this? Please help me. In advance Thank you.
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How to add tooltips to sharepoint 2013 form fields

I am working with a User (sandbox) Solution created in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. I have been asked to add custom tooltips to the default new and edit form fields. I have not been able ...
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Cannot see reusable workflow after activate the feature

I am using SP2013 standard and Sharepoint designer 2013 I created a reusable workflow in a site collection. It only contains one step which is send an email to "this item" creator. Using SPD I saved ...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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Convert Word document into wiki page + Export wiki pages into PDF or word document

We are using a site collection of type enterprise wiki inside SP 2013 enterprise edition. Now we are facing these two problems, where our customers keep reporting and complaining about:- They ...
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Where is the “Risk and Health Assessment” for SP 2013

I used this https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13150 but while back. Is there a similar tool for SP 2013 ? If yes, where?
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SPD2013 Workflow - while loop

Is there any difference in a SPD2013 workflow between using the "Loop with condition" action and having a stage transition to itself given certain conditions? Can a stage even transition to itself and ...
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Sometimes EventReceivers does not fire

I encountered weird error and can't find even idea how to solve this. There are EventReceiver, ItemAdded/ItemUpdated attached to document library. Maybe 1 time in ~20 new documents/updates it does ...
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Customize newform save button - Save and redirect to another form

What is the best way to add redirect function into the save button on a newform in SharePoint 2013. When the user create a list item, he/she should be redirected to another form. Is it possible to ...
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Alias for Libraries' URL in explorer view

I have a SP2013Foundation single server farm. Whenever the customer create a new project in his project management tool, a new Document Library gets created in SP, using the project database id as ...
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Delete list in Sharepoint 2013 larger than 5000

I have created a sharepoint list in 2013 by importing an access 2013 table which has 7414 records and have set the list to sync with the table held on my local PC. I want to start over again but when ...
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Customize Lookup form field (new, edit) with JSLink

How can I get the options for some LookUp field, in JSLink? Code: SPClientTemplates.TemplateManager.RegisterTemplateOverrides({ Templates: { Fields: { Initiative: { ...
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Alerts not Being Added in Calendar list?

I'm trying to add an OOTB alert to a Calendar list where it sends and e-mail to someone whenever a new event is added. I've created the alert, but I can't find it anywhere. I created it by selecting '...
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How to find listItem by Person column in Workflow

I have a Custom list with column "User" of type "Person or Group". I want to find list item by ID of a user. When I trying to use LookupSPListItemID Workflow returns me a message Column "UserId" ...
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Calendar Events not returning in Search

Items created in Event Calendar are not being returned in a site search. Is there something needed for this?
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Where are the uploaded pictures in the newsfeed saved?

When we upload a picture in the newsfeed (through the upload picture button) where does this picture go and where it is saved? Because, after some time the feed expires and stops showing the old ...
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How can I add users to a list based on a Form?

In a webpart I added the following code : <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.8.3.js"></script> <script src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.0/jquery-ui.js"></script> &...
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SharePoint 2013: Discussion Board reply Alerts

I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an alert that lets me know if someone has added a reply to one MY posts on a discussion board. I can set alerts for the discussion board in general (new item ...
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Why are some updated list items not being saved?

So I'm a basic administrator for our team Sharepoint 2013 Site. We have made a list for some of the users to track their progress which they will periodically update. Now its update season again and ...
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Import discussion board from excel list

While migrating a from one sharepoint 2013 server to another I am still stuck at getting the discussion board from the old server to the new one. I was able to export the old discussion list into an ...
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Use culture information for date format in SharePoint 2013 publishing page layouts

I am facing an issue with displaying the locale based date format in publishing page out. I have this code in page layout : <SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField FieldName="ArticleStartDate" ...
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...
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SP2013 - Can you limit the amount of items in a Site Feed?

Is there a way to limit the amount of items that show up on a Site Feed? We are using our Site Feeds as a sort of conversational wall. It seems to default showing 10 items, but I would really like to ...
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How to increase the number of characters limit in hyperlink column type

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have column type Hyperlink in a list. It is not taking more than 255 characters for the url. Can I increase the limit? How can I do this using js?
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Collapsible Tree Structure View in SharePoint?

Is there any way to create a collapsible tree structure in SharePoint that would not only allow me to create an easily browsable structure (with + and - buttons to collapse and uncollapse each section)...
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Unable to sync calendar to outlook

Recently my company kept policy to disable PST. From that point we are unable to sync calendars from SharePoint to Outlook We are using 2013
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How to create list with form to track people responses in SharePoint 2013

I want to create a list with form to collect the user response or feedback on usage of a Software (say "X software). Like, What went well while using the software? What did not go well? Any other ...
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Getting the User Profile Picture URL by E-Mail via CSOM

I've seen many questions about how to achieve the User Profile Picture URL via the CSOM (Client-Side-Object-Model) API. However none of the solutions worked or they required the Account Name of the ...
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Can no longer Manage subscriptions for reports in SharePoint

We are running SharePoint 2013 with SQL Server Reporting in integrated mode. Recently we were having issues with our search service running so we ran the Psconfig -cmd secureresources command in ...
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Visual Web Part as consumer of PPS Filter Provider

How do you turn an existing Custom (Visual) WebPart into a WebPart that is a Consumer-capable WebPart of Provider WebParts? References are applenty but very few are actual design patterns that ...
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What to do with error message “Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. ”

When I tried installing SharePoint Server 2013 I retrieve a error message: Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. your should uninstall Windows Server Appfabric and reinstall it ...