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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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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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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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The UPDATE permission was denied on the object 'AllListsAux', database 'spContent', schema 'dbo'

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\IUSR SID: S-1-5-17 ImpersonationLevel: Impersonation' in database 'spContent' on SQL Server instance '###' The UPDATE ...
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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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SharePoint Multiple Check-in

Is it possible to check-in multiple files in SharePoint 2013 at once? Is there a limitation of files that you can check-in at once?
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Approval Workflow with variable number of approvers

I am attempting to create an approval workflow with a variable number people who need to approve the item. For instance if employee A is pretty low on the org chart he or she may have 2-3 people ...
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Context menu drop down in list datasheet view SharePoint 2013

How to Disable context menu in list datasheet view in SharePoint 2013? My aim is to disable the rename column name in the Context menu in datasheet view.
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Traffic Light Status in SP 2013 List

Is it possible to create a traffic light status in SP 2013 list without any custom coding?
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Meta Navigation: Exclude deleted/unpublished pages programmatically

I am accessing the managed metadata navigation term set via CSOM in a Web Service. This term set includes many navigation terms that are configured to use friendly URL term driven pages, which are ...
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Hide form fields based on current user's department

I need to create a form which needs to be filled out by multiple departments, but each department should only see the fields relevant to them. For example: HR Name Surname Job Title Department ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

I have a fresh SharePoint 2013 on 2008r2 installation. I create a new web application with default settings but instead of the default public url, I enter http://qwe: I go on to create a site ...
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Subsite not inheriting master page from parent until manual intervention

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site collection that has a custom master page for look and feel. I created a site template (also a publishing site) that inherits the master page from the parent. ...
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Multiple Lookup Columns return no items CAML Query SharePoint Views

I have a document library that has reached it's 5000 view limit and I'm trying to retrospectively create views on indexed lookup columns. I can successfully return views that are customised in ...
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Uploading a complete folder in Sharepoint 2013

In Sharepoint 2010, I was able to upload entire folders, by choosing Upload Multiple Files and dragging and dropping the folder into the designated location. Or by selecting the folder at upload ...
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REST to get list item by Id

I am always comfortable using JSOM, and I have used less of REST calls to access lists and its Items. But now I have a requirement to use only REST to get item by its ID. Is there any code snippet ...
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SharePoint 2013, updating lots of records, by script?

I have a SharePoint list that has lots of columns and a priority column. Now it used to be a high - medium - low column. However last year they changed the ideas behind that, and we have now 1,2,3,4 ...
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Sharepoint designer, workflow checkbox

I'm very new to the SharePoint designer and am trying to create workflows at the moment. I've created a new employee list, where I've created a choice column called software and within software there ...
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How I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

I am building a workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013. And inside the workflow I define to send an email and the email will contain the current item url, as follow:- Currently the item url ...
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Search Results WP: Show last modified Sites (meaning documents)

Using Search Results web part is possible to show the last modified documents of the context user (Query: ModifiedBy:{User.Name}), there's any workaround to show the Sites Collections of those same ...
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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 this article, with a small difference, TFS 2012 is sitting on one server, SharePoint 2013 is ...
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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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Is there a way to use URL to pass filters or search terms to display a page with certain results?

I have a bunch of pdfs that I plan to have links to display certain information from a bunch of lists I am using as a mini database in sharepoint. However, but in order for the hyperlinks in the pdfs ...
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Farm configuration wizard not making “State Service”

I am trying to run Farm Configuration wizard for the first time and using it I am just installing "State Service". When I click "Next" then after a long time (probably 10 minutes) it says "Request ...
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Where custom code is stored?

I have been given a SharePoint 2013 system (never used SharePoint...), they've got a really complicated process that doesn't work as intended (it never did). All I am trying to do at this point is ...
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How to return a List<File>, stored in a DocumentSet, based on the Current ListItem?

I have 2 ListItems, each has a DocumentSet with 2 documents each. I'm attempting to download only those Documents attached to the current ListItem. This is my first time working with documentSets. ...
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Sharepoint site redirects from subsite to root site

My SharePoint site redirects from example: sharepoint.site.com/sites/kp to sharepoint.site.com when the site is opened externally. When within our network this problem does not occur. The same counts ...
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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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Expand text in SharePoint

I would like to have a text, which is expandable (hyperlink) for users when they need it. I've added two pictures to describe what I've planned: 1. Before Clicking 2. After Clicking Can it be ...
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How to add search refiner webpart in master page

I have created a custom search page and added search refiner webpart in it. I want to to get a refiner webpart under the current navigation. I tried it with css but as new items add in current ...
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Get Multi user value from another list in infopath

Could anybody please help me to resolve this issue? I've designed an InfoPath form, with some controls. I have a second list which has the values like this If the current user trying to see a saved ...
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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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Activate Globally Deployed Master Page

I tried to deploy a solution to Sharepoint 2013, consisting with only master page. However, while I can activate it with GUI just fine, I cannot find a way to activate it using powershell. ...
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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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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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Calculated field based on values in other columns

I have a new SP 2013 List that I would like to add a new field with a calculated 'score' based on the values of a few other columns. For example, The Choices for Col1, Col2, Col3 and Col4 are all ...
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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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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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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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How to embed Word and PDF documents in pages

I am trying to embed Word (DOC, DOCX) and PDF documents in a page but getting into trouble. When I embed PDF document using IFRAME or OBJECT tag then the document displays fine on Chrome but on IE8 ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 document library: default view no longer selectable from personal view?

I've got a Pages library with several folders in it, and several views configured. I've changed the availability of some views using the per-location displa settings, so that the root level will have ...
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How to confirm SharePoint and Workflow Manager is configured correctly?

http://sharepointdeal.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/register-spworkflowservice-failed-to-query-the-oauth-s2s-metadata-error/ looking at the SharePoint logs – the error details are ...
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Trigger SP 2013 or 2010 Workflow from another workflow

I have created a REST API 2013 workflow that copies list information from a top level site to a sub site list. I now have the requirement to start a workflow upon item creation in the sub site list. ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Doc Library WebPart to display subfolders

Usually you put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page, and this WebPart shows the content of a specific library, starting in root. Now I have some subfolders like "Marketing", "Finance" etc and I ...
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Stop MySite Deletion

we have a user that was removed then re-added to active directory. during this time his My Site was marked for deletion. Is there a way to set a flag to remove his profile from the My Site clean-up ...
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Cannot find RSS Viewer WebPart in Sharepoint 2013

All, I am new to Sharepoint development. We have a sharepoint 2013 server. I have a RSS link and I want to view it on a simple page. The basic idea would be to find the RSS Webpart, Add it to the ...
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PowerShell script for Site map

In this thread they have a script that does what I need. However when I put in my intranet site location for SharePoint I get an error saying it cannot find the object. Is the reason why the script ...
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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 ...