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0x80004005 - Cannot complete this action. errors after applying June 2016 CU to SharePoint 2013 via Windows Update

After applying the June 2016 Cumulative Update via Windows Update in my QA farm I'm constantly getting "Cannot complete this action. Please try again. <nativehr>0x80004005</nativehr><...
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VisualUpgrade doesn't fix all during 2010->2013 upgrade

MY SOLUTION: I've found a solution for my problem. Before upgrade I've placed a special xml file in 15\CONFIG\UPGRADE folder, with information about my web templates, like this: <WebTemplate ID="...
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increase the length of title in search result in sharepoint 2013

I am using Sharepoint 2013 and sharepoint 2013 search. when i search for certain items i get results, but the title of certain items shows with a trailing dots after showing some characters of the ...
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Changing the look of a subsite to that of a master site on Sharepoint 2013

I have my subsite all set up the way I want except the top toolbar is blue instead of grey/black. The standard for all the pages is a custom gray/black look. How can I set the subsite's top toolbar to ...
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Create a new Column in a Document Library for # of Items in a Folder

I have a document library with many different folders, and I want to add an additional column that displays the number of items in each folder. Is this possible? I know how to get the create column ...
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Cannot import spreadsheet

When I try to import a spreassheet and clicked import after typed the Title, It says Your browser should support ActiveX for the import operation. I couldn't understand what here written. http:/...
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JSLink - apply different code depending on the current view

I need to rename the list headers and used the code as provided here: Can I change the display name of column in a listview using JSlink It works fine, but only for the current view. When I change ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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Save Calculated Column Formula in Language Localized notation using REST or JSOM?

[multiple blogs/posts out there noted the issue, no solution was ever published] What is required to save a Localized Calculated Column Formula using JSOM/REST? I am injecting the script below into ...
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sharepoint 2013 on windows 10

I know This is not related to development, please accept me this time. I'm looking to upgrade windows 8.1 to windows 10 . Can I able to install SharePoint 2013 on windows 10? I couldn't find any ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 extremely slow

We have an new sharepoint 2013 site, Server Virtual and standalone , it has 12 gb ram. This sharepoint user interface extremely slow. In Developer Dashboard we see each aspx page requests waiting ...
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Exception by setting a column unique

I have a huge list, about 200000 items. Till yesterday a custom column called Nr was not unique and contained many doubles. Today I cleaned it removing items with double entries, tryied to set the ...
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Add permission to all authenticated users

I have a Site Collection in our SharePoint online tenant. I wanted to give Read permission for everybody in our organization. so in Site Permissions I Clicked on Grant Permissions and typed NT ...
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Problem Starting 2013 Workflow from Powershell

I have a scenario where I need to kick off a 2013 SPD workflow from a powershell script. This should be possible using the StartWorkflowOnListItem method. My script is as follows: Add-PSSnapin "...
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Authentication Provider screen throws error about invalid attribute

I have a SharePoint 2013 installation, current through the April 14, 2015 cumulative update for SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB2965261) patch. In Central Admin, I am trying to toggle the ...
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How to detect page properties in Custom Webpart

Is there a way in the server side .NET code of a custom built web part to detect and use the properties of the page the web part will be deployed on. So page library has custom column (property) "x" ...
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Do we need to activate a service or do something to use web services?

So here's my problem. I'm willing to use SharePoint web services to write in lists, or get items, or get documents and all that fun stuff with web services. The problem is that I get some errors and ...
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Sharepoint event receiver and save conflict

Event in question is item added event, and I am updating (systemupdate) same item multiple times. Behind the scene: Site is multilingual (English,french,spanish) List item variation propagation is ...
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Change view (columns) for Pages, Documents, Images libraries for entire site collection

I want to change the current views (when you go to, for example, "Site Content > Pages") on Pages, Documents, Images libraries with a new set of columns so that all 100+ subsites in my site collection ...
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Export subsite and Import in another web app (means another db)

I have one web application with site collections. Then I have a subsite inside. I want to export this subsite (and only this one), and import it in a new web app I will create. Question is : Is this ...
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Permissions for portal owners are not working

We have issue where we want to grant permission to user to be able to edit content on any SharePoint site. We have added user to "Portal owners" group which should be anyone who can edit anything, but ...
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Cannot open pdf in SharePoint 2013- 'System.ArgumentException'

We migrated content from Moss 2007 to SharePoint 2013 using DB attach detach method. Everything is working fine so far. But we are not able to open Pdf/PowerPoint files from the document library. When ...
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Export to Excel only exports a few columns - SharePoint 2013

I created a survey with over 70 questions. The defualt view "All Responses" has the option to export a spreadsheet. When I created a new view with the initial view sorted, only about 7 columns are ...
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quick basic question: workflow with SPD 2013

SPdesigner 2013 forces you to add a condition to any workflow. If I recall in SPD 2010 you could delete the portion and still have a functioning workflow. At times you do not need a 'condition' and ...
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In sharepoint 2013 event reciever setting the theme inheritance false

Is there any way that we can set the theme inheritance property to false in the SharePoint web provisioning event receiver.
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Manage Delegation in Sharepoint

We are implementing a leave management system with SharePoint 2013 on-Premises, connecting to Active Directory. There is a requirement to for User Delegation, such that if a person is on leave or for ...
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What is equivalent for SPListItemCollection.GetDataTable() in CSOM

In Server Side Object Model (SSOM) to return listitemcollection into datatable, we can just write SPListItemCollection.GetDataTable() What is its equivalent in CSOM? I found this link which has code ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 removed permission for all groups/users

While working with Access Request list of a site, in the list permissions, I stopped inheriting permissions from parent and then accidentally removed permission for all the groups & users. How can ...
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LinkButton onclick not working after postback

This linkbutton stops working after I do a postback. The JS will still run and will correctly return true/false. The postback that breaks this is exporting a data table to Excel. Note: this code ...
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Error while deploying SP2013 Workflow from VS2012: NullReferenceException

I developed two features, one should deploy a workflow. After hitting F5 in Visual Studio 2012, I get a NullReference-Exception. Here is the output shown: ------ Deploy started: Project: ...
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How can I resize a web part to be the size of a div it is sitting in

I am trying to put some final touches on our main portal page. We are using a wiki page with a 2 column text layout. The left column is 75% of the page and the right column is 25%. In the right ...
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Modify Top Global Navigation - Menu's Subsite's flyout is being cut off

I am using the standard OOB top global navigation in Sharepoint 2013. All menu items in the top global nav drop down. The subsites within the menus, however, flyout horizontally to the right. ...
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Add-in targeting modern document library does not support HostWebDialog=“true”?

I am trying to make a SharePoint add-in work with the SharePoint Online "new experience". It adds a custom menu item custom action that runs inside iframe (HostWebDialog="true") and works well with ...
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InfoPath 2013 / SharePoint 2013

I have a problem with a customized Workflow Task Form. It generates the following error: "The amount of data that was returned by a data connection has exceeded the maximum limit that was configured ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation package failed for KB3115174

I am trying to install KB3115174 (June 2016 cumulative update for SharePoint 2013) and for the second time now it runs for probably an hour or more, then fails with a simple popup saying "The ...
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Bulk find and replace error in Sharepoint 2013 Designer

Two part question. My issue was removing the "recentchanges" from all of my wiki pages. I tried to add a div around the recent changes menu as below: . <div style="display:none;"> <...
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New Folder button for all document libraries in the farm is grayed out, why?

I can't create any folder through SharePoint interface(ribbon) in Document Libraries, and this happens only in document libraries and not lists across all of the Farm. I have checked all things that ...
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How to create your own approval custom workflow in spd 2013?

I am using sp 2013. I would like to create some custom workflow in spdesigner. In this workflow I would like to create a task to userA. userA is a "sharepoint user/group column" After userA has ...
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SharePoint 2013: Connect Task List to Office 2007 not showing all tasks

I am trying to connect SharePoint 2013 task list with Outlook 2007. I am a site collection administrator on the site. When I do that, only unassigned tasks appear in the tasks list in Outlook 2007. ...
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Show content field information in page layout

I have a mandatory field (published date) used for a content type. I want to display this info in the page layout. I have done this using SPD to edit the page. My code looks like this <i>...
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List Summary Workflow

I would like to create a workflow that runs at the end of each month and send a "Summary" of all the items in which an individual has been listed as a "Manager"? Is this possible? The list will ...
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Determine if the page is Publishing Page or Wiki page using JavaScript

Is there a way to check if the current page is a Wiki page or a Publishing Page using Client side methods in SharePoint 2013.
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Open form in browser from an approval task

I have recently "upgraded" to SP2013 from SP2010. My infopath 2010 forms go through an approval workflow. In the tasks created by this workflow is a link to the document: This link opens the ...
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bypass load balancing server when crawling through a single content source

we have 2 crawl servers in the farm which is used to crawl all the content sources in the farm.For one of the content sources(this content source is an external repository) we want just the one server ...
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Backup site SharePoint 2013

I have web app, call it Company, on one of it's site collections I have a site, call it IT. I need to take IT site and make it as new site collection. I read here, SharePoint 2013 - restore a single ...
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Enterprise Keywords and keywords in sharepoint

what is enterprise keywords in sharepoint 2013 and how it is useful for improve search results? How to create keywords?
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Easy Ribbon with two GroupDefinitions

I'm using the Easy Ribbon API to show Ribbons in Edit/Disp form. When I only use one GroupDefinition everything works like a charm, but as soon as I want to add a second group of ribbons, the first ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with custom webapi service

I want to add a custom webapi service to sharepoint 2013. What I did so far is Create the webapi application Added an application in IIS Imported the webapi application Tests are succesfull to get ...
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How to convert an ISO-formatted date string to a Date/Time variable in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer site workflow in SharePoint 2013 (Online) that I'm using to loop through a list, and collect properties from each item using the REST API. One of the columns I'm looking ...