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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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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 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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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 ...
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Cannot import date values in SharePoint list using SSIS

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and SSIS-Sql server 2008 r2. Excel is a data source and Sharepoint list is the destination.I have simple transformations and the data is copied to List. I can see all column ...
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Using Sharepoint 2013 Search.asmx with FQL

I have a website using sharepoint search services to query SP index. After migrating to 2013 I started getting this error: ERROR_BAD_QUERY Error: We didn't understand your search terms. Make sure ...
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Multiple WebPart zones in Custom Layout Page

Below screenshot is my custom page layout which will be the landing page for the site. I have designed this page as publishing page, but I would like to add web part page functionality to this page in ...
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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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SPListItem Update Example

What would be a simple example of Updating an existing SPListItem?
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How to find the FieldName of a Page Field in SharePoint 2013

I am creating a custom Layout page with snippets generated in the Snippet Gallery. When a "Page Field" snippet is generated, it looks something like this: <div data-name="Page Field: Title"> ...
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SP2013: Do I need to install Workflow manager on WFE or APP server?

I am using SP2013. When I create a workflow in SP designer I do not see the 2013 platform. I need to install it by the Workflow manager. Do I need to install the workflow manager on the WFE or APP ...
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Performance issues in SharePoint site

We have a web app that was migrated from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and then to 2013 using Database attach and restore method. What we have seen is that the performance is not quite what we expected on ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add-In workflow - start additional task while waiting for completion of others

I'm working on custom approval workflow. The process assumes that each approver can invite other people for approval. For example, "Hey! We've forgot Tom! He should look at that document!". The ...
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How to create calendar notification e-mail?

I want to create calendar and when someone click on "Add" after filling all the details, it should email to a person. How to add the email?
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How to set up several alerts for different lists

I've got an alerts set up for a deployment calendar that i am implementing into Sharepoint Calendar function - Currently it's all fine with the overlays and categories and the colours match up with no ...
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How can I send e-mail alerts from Sharepoint 2013 Calendar

I've just created a SharePoint Calendar with a couple of overlays which are working fine. I'm trying to get it so that when an appointment is added to the calendar an alert is sent to e-mails ...
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Create “Image with formatting and constraints for publishing” site column programmatically

How can I create site column with "Image with formatting and constraints for publishing" content type programmatically in FeatureActivated method? I need to add this site column to the List
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Browse Button or Link for Column with Hyperlink feature in list

How can I set a "browse button" or link under the NewForm.aspx & Editform.aspx for a SharePoint 2013 list, so while users are trying to add pictures, it allows them to browse and select the ...
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How to identify Orphaned Site Collection in SharePoint 2013 Content Database

We have recently discovered following error in SharePoint Health Analyzer report page: "Content databases contain orphaned items." We have identified the faulty content DB, database status of content ...
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SharePoint Custom Ribbon Button Always Disabled

I am trying to add a custom pwa ribbon button, I am using the project server sample element.xml to add the button, the button does show up in the ribbon, but it is always disabled. The customization ...
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Customize source parameter Sharepoint 2013

I have to customize the returning from saving and exiting (by canel) a list element. I know that is done by the source parameter in the url, but I did not understand how to set/edit it. If I take a ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Created a e-mail chain around Project Status Held and Expiry dates

I have created a custom list that tracks projects and within this created a workflow that will send an e-mail to a certain user if the Project Status is changed to Hold. Then when the Hold Expiry ...
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How to use resource file inside page layout?

I have a page layout in which following text is written: NEWS I already have a resource file which I am using in one of my XSLT file to display text based on language. In XSLT file I simply ...
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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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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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Calendar Overlays

I've got about 9 calendars overlaying at the moment, I want to make it easier for less computer minded staff to turn these calendars on and off from view. Is there a way for me to put some simple ...
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Use Sharepoint for news publishing

Our vendor has set up a Sharepoint installation and created a publishing portal with a pages library. So far, so good, but we have the following questions about this implementation: It seems ...
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The password supplied with the username XXX was not correct. Verify that it was entered correctly and try again

I wanted to create a New web application inside my SharePoint 2013 , but i got the following error after clicking on the "Create" button. Sorry, something went wrong The password supplied with the ...
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SharePoint 2013 SQL Reporting Services 2014 500 error

We have a 3 server farm: 2 WFE, 1 App. SharePoint Enterprise license The App server has the SQL 2014 reporting services integrated SharePoint with the add in installed. The WFEs all have the Add in ...
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Array in dictionary in Sharepoint Designer Workflow

I want to add an item with a "PostCategory" multiple lookup value in Sharepoint Workflow 2013 and Sharepoint Designer. Here the request: POST /_api/lists/getbytitle('Billets')/items { ...
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Designer 2013 Dictionary Object

How to create SharePoint Designer Dictionary variable for the follow JSON. {  'userRoleAssignments': [{                 '__metadata': {'type': 'SP.Sharing.UserRoleAssignment'},                 ...
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Is App Step Required for Update Item Logic in 2013 Designer?

I have a 2013 workflow that Updates Item in the current List. I have read somewhere that depending on what my workflow does, that I may need to use an App Step. It talked about needing to use App Step ...
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syncing a personal calendar with sharepoint calendars in 2013

Guys i know you cant sync your personal calendar with your team sharepoint calendars in 2010 but i was wondering whether this is now possible in 2013 using exchange 2013. Currently we just send an ...
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Get Workflow Status using Javascript csom SharePoint Online

I have a requirement to allow/deny a button action from script editor web part based on the workflow status of an item. I tried the below code to get the status of a workflow var context = new ...
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Is there a way to force the a retention policy defined on a content type to work again on an item if its Event is met again

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. And inside a content type I define the following retention policy stage:- If a custom site column named “contract review date” is met to call a ...
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Document Library and List Search Functionality Not Working

When I try to use the Find a file search functionality within a SharePoint List or Library it always returns Your search returned no results. Some files might be hidden. Include these in your ...