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How to default a Person FormField in New Form Template?

Without using any addons, has anyone discovered a way to set a default value for a <SharePoint:FormField> where the field is a Person/Group? We'd like to default a field on our newform to the ...
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Office documents are downloaded instead of opened

I am having an issue with documents such as Word and Excel being downloaded instead of opened via Office when accessed via a direct URL in SP 2013. I might expect this behavior in Chrome or Firefox, ...
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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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End User Training: Differences between SharePoint 2007 & SharePoint 2013

Less of a technical question but more of a governance one. I'm finding it hard to take off my technical hat for this one. Helpful responses will of course be marked as answers and upvoted ...
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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Hide list from browser site/Lists/lisName

I am working with a sharepoint hosted app, I create some lists in my app, is it possible to hide a list from browser? I mean, I do not want that a user can see a list with the url: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Quick Edit while filtering hidden column shows error

I've got problem using quick edit while filtering by hidden column. How to reproduce this error step by step: For example in Documents add new column (I called it TestCol, simple text) Add new ...
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2013 Workflows always set approval status to draft

I have a "pages" library in a publishing site and I have to use a workflow to fetch some information to compose some part of the page. Therefore I would like to set this workflow to start at any item ...
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user control onkeydown from SP 2007 to 2013

I m upgrading a search box from SP 2007 to SP 2013, when I add the "onkeydown" in the following line : <INPUT class='form' Type=TEXT id='idDirectorySearchString' size=25 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Popularity Trends and Most Popular Missing for List

According to Technet (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj715890.aspx) I should be able to view Popularity Trends for Lists: 3.Select the item that you want to view the Popularity Trends ...
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SharePoint Hosted App, using wcf

I am new in SP13, I create a SharePoint Hosted App. I need to create a wcf to change the permissione level of the current user on some lists. How can I do it? I need that the current user has a ...
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Change “New Event” text in all items view (calendar)

As the subject says I want to change the name of the "New Event" Link in a calendar list. (sharepoint 2013) I found this in F12-Mode: <table id="Hero-WPQ2" dir="none" border="0" cellspacing="0" ...
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How to create form or survey with same multiple choice answers

I have a need to create a SharePoint questionnaire for building inspections. These inspections are to be performed weekly by different departments Each area to be inspected will have a reply of: ...
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breakRoleInheritance and RemoveRole CSOM

I need to breakRoleInheritance on the items of a SharePoint2013 list. I need to remove all the current roles and add only the Owner and the Current user. How can I do it by client side? Thanks, Nk
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Adding branded Quick Launch Menu to a 2013 Custom Layout Page

I have build an html master page with bootstrap header and footer, referenced JS and CSS. Not much in the way of snippets apart from a search box in my header. All good Ok, now I have created some ...
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New features to master page in 2013

what are the most important changes in master pages in SharePoint 2013 than SP2010? Here changes means new feature addition?
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App Part VS Webpart

What is difference between an app part and web part in sharepoint 2013 ? I only know apps load inside an iframe .
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How to change name in adress bar / tab SP2013

I'm running SharePoint 2013 and want to change the Name in the Adressbar/Tab of the Browser. On the default/homesite I solved the problem by adding some Text in the SEO settings. But in all the sub ...
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Search using KeywordQuery not working in WCF Webservice

The sample code I'm using to test Sharepoint Server Search works fine from a Console Application: using System.Data; using System.Linq; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using ...
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How to add Tasks Timeline to list view from XML?

I create my own Task list (I want to have some extra fields). I go to Visual Studio > New item... > List > "Create a customizable list template and a list instance of it:" > Tasks. When I deploy ...
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ContentBySearchWebPart and search results

I am working with Sharepoint 2013 and I have multiple ContentBySearchWebParts on the page (in master page actually). It works ok up until I try that along with a search (SearchBoxScriptWebPart). I set ...
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Unable to create new web in sandbox solution

I have created an event receiver on custom list for ItemAdded that will create new site from the custom template whenever new site is created. My custom template is: <Elements ...
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Get ContentType name with select fields

I have a problem with getting the ContentType name for a item. when i use http://sp2013dev/sites/mms/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('List')/items(1)/?$expand=ContentType I get as response all Fields ...
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Why are Workflow History List ListID and Primary Item ID blank?

I created list workflow in SharePoint 2013 with SharePoint Designer. Workflow is working fine but now I want to fetch Log information from history list. but ListID and PrimaryItemId is blank in ...
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SharePoint 2007 - InfoPath form library not allowing new items

I am in a very strange situation, and have been working with Microsoft Support on the same. With not much results. We had a site in SharePoint 2007 with a InfoPath form library, we had migrated ...
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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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Migrate SP2013 Enterprise to New Farm with SP2013 Standard with new SQL Server

I was hoping to get some advice on the best way to migrate from an Existing SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm, to a completely new Farm running SharePoint 2013 Standard. I will need to migrate User ...
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Mix two Result Sources in Search Results Web Part

This is my following scenario: MySite Host Site Collection with a custom page called peoplesearch.aspx peoplesearch.aspx has Refinement Panel, and Search Results Web Part (Search Box webpart is in ...
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SP2013 CSOM: using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext()) [duplicate]

I am building display templates. In the item template I have some logic in javascript to get item information from SharePoint. I use CSOM. Do I need to use code like this: using (ClientContext ...
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SP2013 : Display templates, SP.ClientContext(), Object doesn't support this action

I am building an display template. In the item template I have an onclick function on each item (picture). In this function I have some SharePoint Client Side code. The first row code is: var ...
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Hierarchy is not being created for my target variation label

I am currently having a hard time setting up variations in Sharepoint 2013. First, I create my source Label, based on English language. Then I go into the central admin and run the "Variations Create ...
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Find an item on sharepoint 2013

When i use the "Find an item" option on a list through sharepoint 2013. Result is Your search returned no results. Do i need to do any specific setup?
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SP2013: Get item by id from javascript function?

I have built a display template. In the item template I have some Images from the list "Employees". I have created a function to get some detail info. In this function I have one parameter with the id ...
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Web Part Connections sharepoint 2013

Hi I am trying to connect two webparts together in SP 2013. This guys has a youtube video on this. http://youtu.be/cYU8bQ6Sw8I However, I cant seem to find the connection link. Is webpart connection ...
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Reindex search results (Content Search Web Part, 2013)

I will just leave this here, since it helped us a lot: We have a Content Search Web part with custom Display Templates with link to edit item. After user edit item, we want to refresh the search ...
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VS2012 Debugger Not Hitting breakpoints

I've got the FBA2013 pack installed and working beautifully on our SP2013 farm. I'm adding some custom fields to gather more user information, but I cannot get VS2012 to hit any breakpoints I set. The ...
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How to change timeout for HttpSend activity?

I found myself in a situation when workflow send http request to a service and should take response from it. But the service works for a long time. So as a result I receive "Suspended" status in the ...
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Clone sharepoint list view

Sharepoint 2013 discussions list has a view named "Flat",but it is uneditable. I have to add aditional fields in the list and display those fields in Flat view. I tried creating another view of Flat ...
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Best practices for provisioning SharePoint 2013 sites / site collections with templates

I want to start prototyping a team or community site in 2013 on fairly standard intranet, with a view making it a template for the various departments. I am still revising the design for the ...
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SP2013 movies won't play in MAC Safari

I am running a SP2013 dev environment on Azure. Everything is working fine apart from not being able to play back videos in Safari for OSX. Scenario: 1/ Upload movie (MP4) into assets library by ...
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HierarchyTasksList with a custom schema and extra view gives error list not found

I am creating a HierarchyTasksList with a custom schema. When I add an extra view with a BaseViewId="10" or any other not used number I get an error. However when I change the BaseViewId to "1". ...
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SharePoint 2013: “Shared With” gives “Unexpected response data from server”

After a considerable amount of headache with a strange server configuration I inherited from the past SysAdmin, I managed to clean up old installations of SharePoint on our Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Send email to external address using SPD2013 workflow

I am trying to determine whether it is actually possible to send a SPD designer 2013 workflow to an external email address where SharePoint Online is being used. I have seen various fora posts and ...
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Temporarily Disable Workflow On Single List Item

I would like to modify a single list item, but I don't want the workflow to run, nor do I want to pause workflow for the entire list. How can I temporarily disable workflow on a specific list item, ...
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changes in deployment pattern in SharePoint 2013

What are the major changes in deployment pattern in SharePoint 2013 in comparison to SharePoint 2010. One thing I know is that now we have option to deploy either 14 hive or 15 hive at a time. Is ...
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using sharepoint as HTML authoring platform

Can I use SharePoint just as authoring platform to author HTML fragments (Header/Footer/ widgets) and publish these fragments. These fragments can be then picked to assemble a page built up in a ...
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Login once for different WebApp, Possible?

I have to multiple Web applications in the SP2013. For example, from the main site, http://mysite.com:80 , it has a link which links to another web in another web application, i.e. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Popularity trends Empty Values

I want to see the usage reports but the excel reports shows all zeros (In site settings > Popularity Trends ) Debuuging I checked and both the timer jobs "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data ...
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How to make a REST call with a console application to the SEARCH REST API?

I have created a console application by using this tutorial: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2014/03/02/building-a-sharepoint-app-as-a-timer-job.aspx With some differences of course, in my ...
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Remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error when using REST Search API

I have the following code which runs fine until the getresponse method. When I copy and paste the full url on my browser, I can see a response xml without any issue http://screencast.com/t/IJQGxqUjNg ...