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Problems when adding custom viewstyle to vwstyles.xsl and vwstyles.xml

I've been trying for quite a few hours to customize the thumbnail view on a picture library in SharePoint 2013 without luck. What I want to do is add the date the picture was taken underneath the ...
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manage views in Document library having folder structure

we are having a document library in SharePoint 2013, with multiple folders(having main folder->inside another folder->inside another folder->inside having documents), at the folder level's we are able ...
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Where does a document library description appear in 2013?

I wrote this document library description in 2007 but now we're on 2013 it doesn't seem to appear? Where would the users see this library description?
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Sharepoint 2013 search not indexing newly added publishing pages

I have a publishing page library containing all of my posts. We are using search driven webparts to pull the search results and display to users. What we are seeing is that after a new page is ...
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Missing Namespace with Office

I am trying to develop a custom solution that makes use of the Word Automation Service but I keep running into a snag. The reference article I am following says that I need to make use of the ...
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SPLimitedWebPartManager.Dispose() vs SPLimitedWebPartManager.Web.Dispose()

SPLimitedWebPartManager references SPWeb object internally and implements IDisposable interface, therefore we need to dispose it explicitly. As I understand, we need to dispose its internal SPweb ...
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SharePoint Migration 2013

What steps do I need to take with Active Directory while SharePoint Migration2013 Process at enterprise level? If it is Content DB method? If it is using any third party tool?
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Search custom Refinement

I watched Matthew McDermott's video (SharePoint Conference) and I really like those custom refiners: How is it possible to get the refinement items next to each other (horizonally) instead of ...
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How to change list column title using xsl in sharepoint 2013?

I'm creating custom field type - lets name it 'MyCustomType'. I need to change its column title in List View. I tried to use xslt-transform in my fldtypes_MyCustomType.xsl with no luck - nothing ...
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Can't apply filter [ME] to person field updated by CSOM

I create calendar item and add user field value by SharePoint CSOM. Item successfully created but I can't apply [ME] filter to person field. Returned no results. But if I open item to edit and save ...
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Access was denied by the external data source. The following connections failed to refresh: “data connection name”

I created an Excel report in Excel 2013 with a data-source as SQL stored procedure. I deployed this Excel report to Trusted Excel Library. I have done all configurations correctly in Excel Service ...
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Creating a subsite using c# and the REST API

Im trying to create a site using the REST API from a console app. I keep getting: "Not well formed JSON Stream" I cant find much on calling the REST API from c# so have been piecing it ...
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How to force a retension policy stage to get activated more that once on an item

I am working on a SharePoint server 2013, and i have defined the following retention policy inside my content type:- I was planning to have this retention policy:- To run a workflow when the ...
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Change the language of the form data upon on selection of choice field

I have a list with a choice column that shows two values English and Spanish if Spanish is selected then the content below the form say "Hi this form is customized" should be translated Spanish ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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get imageurl from picture library linked to lookup column in list

I have list called "Employee" and it has lookup column called as "City". This lookup column is Connected to Picture libraray. I wish to retrieve imageurl from it. How to achieve it. I tried this so ...
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Problem with sharepoint 2013 start page after install

After installation and configuration wizard had succeeded, it requires log in, and after log in this error is displayed: Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has occurred. TECHNICAL ...
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Stop Sharepoint 2013 from asking user credentials

How to stop sharepoint 2013 from asking the login credentials whenever I open a word or excel document? I am already signed in to SharePoint
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Adding user to a SP group via REST api - some sites return 401 “Access Denied” but the code succeeds

I guess this is very specific so might be hard to find someone who has a clue - but it's worth trying. I have a simple console app in c# that adds AD groups to existing SP security groups using ...
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I can't get custom master page to add new apps

I'm using a custom master paged based off of oslo. When i made the master page I copied the oslo.html file and added breadcrumb navigation. When I go to "Add an app" I get stuck at this loading ...
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Can you create a hotspot in Sharepoint 2013?

I have built a site where I have an image. I would like the image to have three hotspots. I noticed that it was quite easy to create in SP2010 but I can't seem to find a answer to how to do it in ...
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Unable to remove app from SharePoint 2013 site

I've seen this problem in several places in our dev and test implementation of SharePoint 2013. Especially in sites where there has been a lot of testing where people uninstall and install apps. The ...
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Retrieve List items using CAML Query

I have a list which contains 3 columns -ID, TicketState and EndDate ID TicketState EndDate(DD-MM-YYYY) 1 Open 10/10/2012 2 Closed ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync exclusion filters

I'm trying to figure out if there is anyway to create an exclusion filter for importing expired only profiles from Active Directory through the synchronization connection for user profiles. The ...
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Scrollbar appears while page is loading - SharePoint 2013

I'm stuck witch a scrollbar (horizontal and vertical)that appears on the site while loading. It's kind of disturbing, it appears about 280 px below the top and is around 18XX px wide. I can't find a ...
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How to get all users From Owners Group in sharepoint 2013 for a subsite

I am trying to get all the Users from a Sharepoint Owner's Group for a subsite. Below is the Script is Working fine . But it displays both Site and Subsite Users of Owner's Group. For example If SITE ...
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REST list of built in columns for $select

I'm just getting into using REST calls to work with SharePoint 2013. The first challenge I'm facing is know which columns I can retrieve using $select and which ones need to be expanded. For example ...
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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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Deploying Master Page to Site Collection Level using Feature Receiver Sharepoint 2013

I am getting an access denied error while deploying the custom master page,feature reciever to the Site collection. How ever when scoped to web it works fine.
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Filter List View on publishing page by current navigation term?

I'm currently trying to create a mostly dynamic intranet site using managed metadata navigation and a couple carefully designed lists & libraries. I successfully created a custom page layout, ...
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Ending a Nintex workflow using JavaScript [on hold]

Hopefully someone has an answer out there and I am just unable to find it. My question is: Is there a way to end a Nintex workflow (on a list item) through the use of JavaScript? Points I've come ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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SharePoint 2013 WCF giving error, “Server Error in '/' Application. Configuration Error”

I am creating sharepoint hosted WCF. And I have created is as mentioned in the following blog, ...
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Refer office icons programatically

In my SharePoint list i have column called DocType which has values Docx,XLsx,PPT,Link If you choose any of those I wish to display the Office icons accordingly. As I know these icons are located ...
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Connect to Office - Add to SharePoint Sites - When do SharePoint Sites get synchronized?

We are having trouble with the Add to SharePoint Sites functionality. It often doesn't work as we expect it to work. Hence I'll try to describe what we are doing, then I'll try to formulate my ...
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Share documents with users without permission

I have the following case: There are 2 departments with each having a separate site collection with a document library. Only the users from a department have access to the corresponding site ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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Enable/Disable “Like” button using REST API

I have a Likes count column in a custom list . I am trying to update the likecount from client side using REST API. If a user has clicked on Like once, then it should disable the like button for ...
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SOLVED : Sharepoint down : Connection Close

Using SP2013. I deleted a subsite of the main collection site. Now sharepoint is displaying : HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:58:05 GMT Connection: close It ...
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Better logic to create CAML queries

Assume i have 3 checkboxes in my webpart Properties. Checkboxes are for selecting categories. In my SharePoint list i have multichoice column called category and values in it are CAT1,CAT2 and CAT3 ...
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How is ViewsRecent in search results calculated?

I need to find the top 3 visited webs for the last 4 weeks and I need/want to do it via the REST search api. This is SharePoint 2013. The value ViewsRecent returned by a search query seems to be what ...
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nintex farm level workflow for Access request in Sharepoint 2013 [on hold]

I am looking for a nintex workflow that pulls / routes the access requests to a group which contains "Owner". The access request must reach the Owner group with reminders send twice from the day it ...
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CSOM get document by ID

I'm using the following CSOM code to retrieve a document title by id: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://sharepoint"); List oList = context.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("Documents"); ...
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filter on multichoice column

In my list i have multichoice column... How to filter on it programatically.. I know to filter based on text column like below SPList oList = oWebsiteRoot.Lists["mylist"]; // list_name SPQuery ...
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Have a webpart display only subfolders

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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Show AlertMe link not working in search results webpart

I checked on the "Show AlertMe link" in the settings in webpart properties of the search results webpart, but the status of it getting changed to unchecked when I edit it again. It is not getting ...
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Site Master Page Issue in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom master page (that includes top navigation, breadcrumb, etc.) created using Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. And I am using it as a site master page. Now I want to use this site ...
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How to exclude Local SharePoint Site results from Enterprise Search Center?

We're currently using our Enterprise Search Center to search several file shares. We'd like to be able to add the capability for users to search their site collections for any files that are on that ...
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2013 App View List of Host Web with ListViewWebPart

Is it somehow possible to use the XsltListViewWebPart in the SharePoint-Hosted App to view and manipulate a List of the Hostweb? <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" FrameType="TitleBarOnly" ...
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SharePoint 2013 Popularity Trends and Most Popular Missing for List

According to Technet I should be able to view Popularity Trends for Lists: 3.Select the item that you want to view the Popularity Trends report for, and then do one of the following: For a ...