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How Can I Change My Intranet's Homepage Page Layout?

As part of the branding of our new SP2013-based intranet, I have created a new custom Masterpage and Page Layouts and set this as the default Masterpage. I have also created a custom Masterpage and ...
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SharePoint and Outlook 2013 Address Book

On SharePoint 2010 Im able to successfully add the Contact list to Outlook and get it to show as an Address Book. If I view the list under Contacts/People I can search criteria like numbers, company ...
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How to regenerate composite look when a themable css evolves?

In a corporate publishing site, we are using composite looks to allow site managers to choose a branded color scheme. Basically, we have branded the portal using two css files. A main.css file that ...
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PWA User Logon Account changed after changing to Forms and Windows Authentication

So I'm in a bit of a pickle. In order to get OWA to work on our external, customer site we enabled forms and windows authentication on our internal site and added a custom login so users were prompted ...
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User search in SP2013 provider-hosted app

I have a provider-hosted app in SharePoint 2013. I am trying to create a custom search for user, based on user name (I`m not using people search). I tried with KeywordQuery, and checked out the MSDN, ...
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SSRS + SharePoint2013: Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON'

I have a sharepoint 2013, it is configured for integration mode. From SQL2012, I publish a simple SSRS report to the SP2013. The publish succeeded, but when view the report, it shows this error: ...
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The business need for anti-virus

I have been asked to write a business case for purchasing an anti-virus plugin for our SharePoint 2013 multi-tenant environment. From my perspective, the case is strong for anti-virus as we need to ...
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Configure Hashtag term set submission policy to closed

Is there any option to switch the submission policy of hashtag system term set to "closed"
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How to allow users to create new item inside a list without being able to view, edit or search for items

I am trying to implement a list called “contact Us” of type Issue tracking, where users will see a link, and if they click on it , they can fill an item and save it. This will send an email to the ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': A task was canceled

I have a SharePoint server which is otherwise operating normally, but all of a sudden Visual Studio refuses to deploy SharePoint solutions. It's worked normally in the past. It is now giving an error: ...
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Set Task to Approved or Rejected from workflow

I have a Task that was created by a 2013 workflow, through either the Assign a task command or Start a task process command. I have a second workflow that wants to use Update List Item to approve or ...
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Can we disable /Hide Skydrive from SharePoint Farm On premises

Is there a way that we can use power shell (Not custom delegate control) to hide/disable the Suitelinks from the complete SharePoint farm .We achieved that in one site collection using CSS but as we ...
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Copy People column from sharepoint list item to SharePoint group

I have Site Admin Custom sharepoint list in a Site1, where users in our oganization need to submit a request to become Cerified Site Collection Administrator. List Consists of 3 columns: Site ...
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What to do with error message “Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. ”

When I tried installing SharePoint Server 2013 I retrieve a error message: Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. your should uninstall Windows Server Appfabric and reinstall it ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2013 - getting currently logged on user and passing it in url string/page viewer

I am migrating our existing wss 3.0 site to sharepoint Foundation 2013. Everything is complete but this one item. We have a Filemaker DB in house that also has a custom PHP frontend. I have a page ...
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Site Feature Not Visible when Upgrade Solution from SP2010 to SP2013

I've migrated our SharePoint 2010 solution to SharePoint 2013 following these steps: ZimmerGren.net After a lot of pain and heart ache, I managed to get the solution compiled and deployed (using ...
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List item event receiver firing when list is modified

If I have an event receiver that handles the item added event, it fires whenever the list is modified. While debugging the event we see that it is firing over a non-existim item (properties.ListItem ...
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How to hide site columns based on user permissions using custom web part

I have an issue tracking list , and I want certain fields to be shown only if the user is inside a group named “Managers”. So I wrote the following farm solution inside visual studio, which i will ...
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How to create one-to-one joined issue tracking list inside SharePoint 2013

I have two issue tracking lists that display splitted information about an issue, in the first list any authenticated user can add the following:- While Senior manager should complete the following ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Blog - setting fixed width getting vertical scrollbar

When i set the post width to fixed on the web part "Posts", like this: I get a vertical scroll bar when loading the post, how can i remove this scrollbar? it is there no matter how "high" the post ...
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What is the value to Variable when query results nothing in CAML

What is the Value of $spQuery when no items were returned from the filter in the query given below: I am trying to add a conditional statement at end of this script. if ($spQuery -eq $null){ ...
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Profile link in people search results not encoded

I'm using Forms Based Auth using the SQLMembership provider and all seems to be working fine except for viewing user profiles from people search results. The search is creating linkw like: ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Search: JavaScript object model get alternate access mapping

I am using a custom item template for search results. In that I ma getting the links as the original ones and not the Alternate Access Mapping. Is there a way to transform the original URL's to the ...
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403 Error connecting to ODATA via External Content Type with SharePoint

I have a tenant on SharePoint Online (the new 2013 version). In that tenant, I have a Project Online site collection. Project Online hosts a very nice OData endpoint at ...
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Workaround for secondary workflow on tasks list

I need to overcome the limitation when one VS workflow creates tasks on task list, which also has another workflow attached to ItemCreated, and the secondary workflow is not triggered. Any ideas? (I ...
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How to allow contributor users to add web parts

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, currently contributor users with the following permission level, cannot add web parts:- I think that assigning them a Design permission will ...
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Unexpected error when add/edit wiki pages inside my publishing site collection

I have an enterprise wiki site collection using SharePoint 2013 , and when i tried to add/edit wiki pages, sometimes i am getting the following error :- i check the correlation Id i found the ...
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Sharepoint task list

Sharepoint 2013. We have a long task list with quite a few subtasks in each and I just can't work out how to only show main tasks in initial view, rather than all the subtasks being expanded. Is there ...
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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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MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications

I'm getting a Health Rule throwing the error in the title. Full details on this: MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications It also gives a ...
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Workflow to trigger email notification when new document is added/edited not sending email

I am new to SharePoint, especially SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow via SharePoint Designer 2013 with the following conditions- If a new document is created with the "Date Created" equaling ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Modifying a copy of the seatle.master instead of a copy of seatle.html

I wanted to do some modification to the seatle master page. So I took a copy of the Seatle.master using share point designer , and I paste it , then I rename the new file to custom.master. I wrote ...
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Edit “new discussion” text in discussions list

Hi in sharepoint 2013 community site home page you can see a webpart named "discussions list". In that webpart I wanted to edit "new discussion" text. Webpart properties also has no option to edit ...
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JSOM working in Chrome but not IE

I am learning the Java CSOM at the moment and have written a little program that creates a sub-site and assigns a masterpage to it. I am embedding all the code directly on the page. I am finding ...
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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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Implementing SSL for SharePoint High trust Apps

I have been struggling to configure an SSL Certificate based environment for hight trust apps in SharePoint 2013. I have on-premises installation of SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise). Following google and ...
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You don't have Add and Customize Pages permissions [duplicate]

Currently when contributor users inside our enterprise wiki 2013 try to add a new web part to a wiki page, they will get the following error:- A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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Error: Unexpected response data from server - user Profile properties displays

I get the mentioned error message when i try to display the User Profile properties by using JSOM(Java Script Object Model) Error: Unexpected response data from server. The error occurs for around 1 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search: Get alternate access mappings in crawled property

When the content is crawled, the crawled properties are getting the original URL's in it rather than the alternate access mappings. Is there a way to get AAM?
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SharePoint 2013 GEO-Replications?

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment that is running quite well in Europe, However, Our end-users in other offices in North America are not satisfied with the performance, Because they are ...
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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Create list using C# CSOM in a subsite on Office SharePoint O365

We have a SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted App using C# CSOM that has been deployed to a Developer site under the root site. One of the requirements of our app is that it should be able to create lists ...
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Excel Services REST API returns 401 Unauthorized in Workflow

I am trying to make a call to the Excel Services REST API in a workflow to retrieve information on a workbook's charts. The URL format is ...
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Adding Apps on SharePoint 2013 on-premise Server required Microsoft login

Hello fellow developers, I've installed SharePoint 2013 on a on-premise farm and configured App on it successfully many times. However, every single I try to add an add it redirect me to the ...
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Page Appearing In Top Link Bar When 'Show Pages' Not Selected

I have purposely configured my SharePoint site to only show subsites, and not pages in the Top Link Bar. Despite this, a page recently created is appearing in the dropdown on one particular subsite, ...
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Central admin has <> less than and greater than tags on top of navigation menu?

Anyone has any idea what these are?! They appear on some of our servers and client servers with a fresh install.
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Changing Mode from BrowseDisplayMode to Edit Mode

I have a custom webpart, i am trying to get to do a one-click transition from WebPartManager.BrowseDisplayMode to SPControlMode.Edit. Unfortunately, there is no direct means of transitioning between ...
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...