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Users with read only permissions can't see custom Master Page and Managed Metadata Navigation SharePoint 2013

Managed Metadata Navigation not working for Users with read permission in SharePoint 2013 if I give target url as /Forms/AllItems.aspx or blog/default.aspx, the term itself is not visible in the ...
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How do I get the URLs of files attached to items in my list?

I'm using the CSOM to get my SharePoint list. I need to loop through it and get the URLs for the files attached to each item in the list. SPContext spctx = new SPContext("news"); List news = ...
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Users are not able to follow documents in my SP2013 site, what should I do?

The site that I have has the feature of "Following Content" activated, but users can't follow any of the documents in it. Can someone help me here? What else do I have to do to completely activate ...
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How to trigger the click event of the SharePoint OOTB list's new form Save button?

I have custom list in which there are two mandatory fields, and I want to ask the user if he wants to again enter the new item after one item is created. I searched over the internet and found this ...
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SharePoint learning kit reminder days

I am using SharePoint Learning Kit version 1.7 with SP2013. I wish to set the user remander email, in the configurator file I case see this but I do not know the attribute meaning. Where can I found ...
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Changes in list column don't reflect in list app on page

I have a list column, type "Choice" with boxes that can be ticked. For example: [ ] Category A [ ] Category B If I add another option on a new line, say "[ ] Category C", and save my changes, I then ...
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How to send a document from a document library as an attachment in an email?

I need to add a column to a document library that will have the text "Send in email" for each document in the library. If a user clicks on it, it should open a new Outlook email and automatically add ...
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How to display custom ContentBySearchWebPart results without security trimming?

I have a custom web part extending the ContentBySearchWebPart class to list all communities that the user isn't member of. I need the results not to be security trimmed, meaning all authenticated ...
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Whitespace inserted by SP2013 design manager causing pages to break horribly?

I'm creating a site in SharePoint 2013. I've created an HTML page layout, then using the built-in Snippets functionality, added a Content Editor web part to a page. I point it at an HTML file. ...
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Get last created item from SharePoint List using REST

I want to fetch ID and Title of last created item from SharePoint list using REST. I am using below url but it gives me wrong item, there are more than 10k items in the list. ...
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Customize “Add New Item” form in a Sharepoint 2013 List to pull parameters from the query string

I would like to customize the add new item form in a sharepoint list to pull a query string parameter and automatically set it as one of the lookup fields in the new item. I have found a perfect ...
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Filtering a SharePoint list

I have 2 lists and 2 pages. The first one lets call it System contains 2 columns, Name and Action. The Action column is a URL that redirects to the second page. The second one lets call it ...
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SharePoint reporting services integration

I am using the SharePoint report services integration. I deployed a report to a document library, but when I try to view the report (form SP), I receive this error: login failed for user 'nt ...
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Additional properties shown in search results - how-to

I am looking for a way on how to display the three dots '...' when hovering over a search result in SP2013. E.g. a word document, the hover shows a pop-up with file content preview and a few details ...
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Napa App: _spPageContextInfo is not defined

Am creating a vanilla Napa app and am seeking to reference the host URL as follows: var ctx = new SP.ClientContext(_spPageContextInfo.webServerRelativeUrl); Yet _spPageContextInfo is being flagged ...
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AppFabric Caching Service keeps crashing

I got a message from SharePoint that the AppFabric Caching Service was down. When I went to Services to restart it, it restarted fine, but shut down within a few seconds. I went into the Event Viewer, ...
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Error creating a new document set “value cannot be null Parameter: strFolderName”

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site collection and I activated the Document Set feature. I've added the "Document set content type" to the Documents library. When I try to create a document set I receive ...
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Can't load sites, even admins

I created a site, but I can't get to it. Anytime I try, it tells me to request permission, but I can't get any of my admin accounts into the site to approve them. Even on the server, when I try to ...
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Is there a way to monitor Newly created Index Component Sync Sp2013 search

I am in a process of fixing degraded Index Component in my search topology. I was able to remove and new index component. After i added index component now its stuck at status degraded, i know it ...
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SharePoint 2013 hide ellipses menu

How can I hide the ellipses menu on SharePoint 2013 sites, documents and libraries? thanks Nate
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Export to Spreadsheet option missing from Actions in SharePoint 2013

I am unable to export a SharePoint List (Survey) to a spreadsheet. The option "Export to Spreadsheet" is missing from the Actions dropdown menu for the list. I've done lots and lots of searching for ...
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Help understanding the concept of provider hosted apps

I'm finally done with my long running SP2010 project and am only just now getting into SP2013. And I'm having some trouble understanding the concept of provider hosted apps. I've read the MSDN ...
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Content Type settings inside a sub-site are being ignored, and the subsite will use the parent content type settings

I have an enterprise site collection with the following content type settings inside the list content type (columns such as security, document type, etc are defined as required):- Then I have ...
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SharePoint Search Service Error“ The service implementation object was not initialized or is not available. ”

We have SharePoint 2013 Standard Farm, which consists of 2 Web Front end and 2 App servers. Of which 2 WFE are hosting Query Processing Components and Index Components and 2 App Servers are hosting ...
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Moving individual team sites to Sharepoint 2013

We are looking to migrate our 2010 Environment to a 2013 and wanted to test the process for upgrading with a sample team site to start. Is there an easy way to migrate ONLY one of many team sites from ...
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Run JavaScript after “group by” in list has been clicked on and list data loaded

I have created a JavaScript function to take a url from a list item and turn it into an image. This function works great on a list that doesn't have group by setup. With this script the images will ...
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Create a survey list through visual studio

How can I create a survey list through visual studio? I am using sharepoint 2013 and visual studio 2013.
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SharePoint SQL Reporting

how can I do a simple report on SharePoint 13? (reading data by a SQL Server). Is there a way to put the data directly into a list? I heard about BDC how does it work? Thanks
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XHTML 1.0 strict the attribute data-bind is not permitted for hte <ul> tag

Can anyone help me with error please. I have added knockout in at the beginning of the code with: I am using sharepoint designer 2013, and am very new to this - so I am sure there is an easy answer ...
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Is it possible to edit search results from within a display template (using data from an executeQueryAsync request)?

Does anyone know how to modify search results before they are rendered when the modification depends on data returned from an async request? I have a requirement to filter some search results ...
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sharepoint 2013 64bit Event 3759 Database not empty

I've recently just created a brand new sharepoint 2013 app server and I've been running into the following error in my event log pretty consistently at one hour intervals. My event log keeps telling ...
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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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Enterprise wiki sub-site, have unique master pages but does not have any page layout

I have an enterprise wiki site collection, and I have created a new subsite of type enterprise wiki inside it. Now I opened the sub-site inside SharePoint designer, and I have noted the following:- ...
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Invoking PowerShell inside a SharePoint 2013 timer job throws an exception

I have a SP2013 timer job where I'm executing some SharePoint PowerShell commands. The same code that used to work in SharePoint 2010 will not work in SharePoint 2013 (Server 2012) - when the job is ...
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ContentClass for Team Sites

I'm trying to get a list of all site collections through search in the same way I would in SP2010 - i.e. issue a query with contentclass:"sts_site" This however seems to not pick up all site ...
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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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Restore the ProfileInfo web part in person.aspx

I deleted the Profile Info Viewer web part on the person.aspx mysite, thinking I could re-add it in a different web part zone on the page later, but I can't find that web part to add back onto my page ...
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Using External Content Type to display XML file data as Contacts list

My client has a contacts list in some other system and this data needs to be displayed in SharePoint as a Contacts list. This external system can provide an xml periodically with the contacts data. ...
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how to move multiple documents from one to another list in SharePoint 2013?

Can any one give me an example,how we can move the documents from 1 list to another list and also from site collection1 list to another site collection2 list. Please help on this.
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Why this code does not match?

I currently doing simple custom webpart but this line of code will never works: Hello.ascx.cs if (strName == ConstantHelper.List.MYNAME) { ManageError("group " + strName.Trim() + " and " + ...
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Looking for a Powershell script to enable SharePoint Server Publishing on all sites in a site collection

I'm looking for a Powershell script to enable the SharePoint Server Publishing site feature on all sites in a single site collection or all site collections.
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Removing Fellow & Sync buttons using javaScript worked well, while it will fail to hide the share Button

I have wrote the following three scripts at the end of my master page, to remove the Fellow,Sync and Share buttons:- <script type= "text/javascript"> ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - How to retrieve the SPWorkflow object associated with a SPListItem?

Here's the scenario: I have a SPListItem in hand, which i know has a started workflow associated. The workflow has a task created for approval. I want to access the SPWorkflow and then the ...
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Not able to display the version number in document while editing in word

I have a document library in which the users create new document from the template. I want to display the version number of document in the header. I performed the steps which are described in this ...
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Getting List with REST Service to HTML page on different domain

I am trying to get data from SharePoint and display it in an HTML page on a separate domain using SharePoint 2013's API. The SP instance sits on-prem and the other domain is also within our firewall ...
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Insert links to existing wiki pages using the Page>>Insert tab

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and when I want to add links to existing wiki pages I find multiple approaches:- Using the double brackets [[WikiPageName]] Using the “Insert ...
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How do I use getbytitle with special characters?

I have a list named "St. John's Calendar". How do I use it with SP.CamlQuery? I'm thinking I need to encode it in some way, but nothing so far has worked. Something like: ...
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SharePoint Rest Api Filter not working and restrict to a site collection

The rest query is as follows, I want to get most viewed pages. I have used ViewsLifeTime property. This query returns some pages (unwanted) which their ViewsLifeTime is null. ...
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Retrieving metadata around documents in a library

This may come across as a novice question, but I was hoping to gain some direction or advice in how to query SharePoint 2013 to retrieve the metadata (document properties, including the Document ID ...
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when a user restore a wiki page the modifedby field will be equal to the user who did the restore and not the original user

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013. Now I am facing the following problem when restoring a previous page version. I have the following scenario:- for example ...