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Various offerings of SharePoint 2013 with respective to cost reduction?

SharePoint 2010 is used as a primary business collaboration/publishing/tooling platform and it is running on more than 40+ servers(6 different farms), we are paying huge amount as a license cost for ...
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SPNavigationProvider not showing the same in custom master page and system master page

I'm coding a custom WebPart in SP 2013 called LeftNavigation, as the name implies, the idea is that this webpart shows the SP left navigation so our users can add it on specific Page Layouts. The ...
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SP13: Document Library (PDF) not opening

I have a document library (all documents are pdf) that came from SP10 to SP13. In SP10 the documents open without an issue. In SP13 when I click on "doc type" icon the document will not open. ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic issues with opening documents

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. They click on the document, the splash screen for Word/Excel/PowerPoint shows up, and get this message ...
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Custom Sign In Page has an SPContext.Current that is always null

Important Update (based on feedback received so far) I do not have Visual Studio installed on the SharePoint 2013 Server. All code is compiled in Visual Studio 2012 remotely using references ...
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workflow failed to get user profile SP 2013

I have a workflow which is unable to send an email to the users. I got this in the log : "workflow failed to get user profile". The user in the "CC" field receives the email but the "TO" field ...
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Hide Empty Document Properties in word 2013

I have a SharePoint document library with a custom document template attached to it. This document template is having lot of Quick part fields , which will pull metadata column values from the ...
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Approval workaround for 2013 workflows

I have a publishing site. Every page has a category set in a choice column. I have a separate index page for every category. In the single page layout I need to link the page to its category-grouping ...
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Can I programmatically like list items in sharepoint 2013?

http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/sharepoint-2013/archive/2013/03/01/liking-and-rating-list-items-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx Can I set user likes in list items from C# code? It will be very ...
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Export subsite and Import in another web app (means another db)

I have one web application with site collections. Then I have a subsite inside. I want to export this subsite (and only this one), and import it in a new web app I will create. Question is : Is this ...
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Where is the SharePoint 2013 SDK?

I want to try out SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012. I'm trying to locate the SharePoint 2013 SDK. Google points me to older posts about Beta SDK releases. Visual Studio 2012 only has ...
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Modifying ListForm Save & Close button through JsLink

I am currently porting a internly used SP Farm-Solution from 2010 to 2013 and am struggling with the new concept of JsLink. In the 2010 solution we had overwritten the RenderingTemplate ListForm to ...
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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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Usage Reports empty

I want to see the usage reports but the graphics shows noone view sites.(In site settings > Popularity Trends ) In crawling I make it continuously. How can I make it work?
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Using special characters in search query

what is the proper syntax in case we need to use special characters in search query, for example: I want to perform search that will return all sharepoint sites that use Team site template - that ...
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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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Sharepoint Search 2013: Create new result type for local people result

I have created a new display template for local people search and it's working perfectly. I wanted to create a result type for local people search to use my custom display template but it's using ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Document Library Custom Field Type

In our testing, it seems we've found an issue where Document/Record Libraries in SharePoint 2013 refuse to work properly with a custom field control. We created a very simple custom field control, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Managed Properties in Search Template

I have a Sharepoint 2013 search display template working nicely. I wanted to add a new managed property mapping to the template which is of type "hyperlink or picture". This content type stores both a ...
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How to configure SharePoint for use with UAG?

We have a SharePoint 2013 that we use internally. For these sites we use a domain, let's call it http://intranet.example.com/. Now we want to make some websites available for external users using UAG ...
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...
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Updating SharePoint 2013 User profile thumbnail photos without AD sync

I built a SharePoint 2013 test intranet for a client with My Sites (personal sites). Without the setting up a UPS connection you get basic profile information for each user ( added as ad security ...
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Sorting STS_ListItem_Tasks by DueDate in result source in Office 365

Since we can't create a new sortable managed property in Office 365 I have mapped ows_DueDate to RefinableDate00. If I add it to a refiner in the search center it allows me to refine tasks by due ...
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SP 2013: The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the maximum size

Our crawler shows the following warning: The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the maximum size. ( Item truncated. Field=docacl, Occurrences=3094, Chars=524453. It ...
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SP 2013 Search Control Template Minimum design

After looking at the Search Results control templates, and attempting to remove pieces of the code to trim down the file to contain on the minimum amount to render an item template. Is there a good ...
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Can not login to sharepoint 2013 central administration . TTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

I have downloaded a trail version of SharePoint 2013 , and i configured it and it used to work fine. but after that i was evolved with other projects. and yesterday i tried to access the SharePoint ...
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Brand new secure site displays in FireFox and Chrome, but not Internet Explorer

I just created a brand new https SharePoint 2013 Developer site that uses SSL, and has NTLM windows authentication enabled. It was created using Central Administration, and has no customizations, ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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Search: Make 2010 Search Scope work in 2013?

I have successfully consumed a published SharePoint 2013 Search Service Application in my 2010 Farm. However my 2010 Search Scope no longer works... and you can't create Search Scopes in 2013. So, ...
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SP.RequestExecutor on SharePoint online

I deployed an App SharePoint hosted. I am using SP.RequestExecutor and it is working fine on SharePoint premise. but on SharePoint online it is not working. I added the library using this: ...
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SharePoint2013 “Start Task Process” workflow activity

The problem is the following: I need to create a workflow using sharepoint designer, which will create tasks for chosen users and after, will send them email notifications, where every email will ...
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Error while saving a new item

I am getting "The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again." error when saving an item in SharePoint 2013 list. This is occurring when i am trying to save an while logged in ...
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E-mail only working sometimes in SharePoint 2013?

Whenever I create or start a simple workflow with an email action I receive this message: 11/19/2013 9:41 AM Error No presence informationadministrator **Coercion warning: user or group does not ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Redirect in Event receiver SharePoint 2013

My question was simple in SharePoint 2010 but in SharePoint 2013 is complicated! In 2010 I could redirect user by setting properties.Status and properties.RedirectUrl. Now RedirectUrl and ...
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SharePoint hosted App permission

I deployed a SharePoint hosted app. Can Someone explain to me the permission scope Web? My app has to create lists and items on the site. Which permission do I need? If I want to publish the App on ...
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How to programatically get a link to custom timer job settings?

I have created a custom timer job and deployed it to all web applications. In a custom central administration application page, I would like to show links to this timer job (e.g. 2 links if there are ...
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Is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App?

Other than the initial setup steps is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App? Can you do anything in one and not the other? If you create one type of app could it ...
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Find duplicates in Sharepoint using FAST

Since FAST computes a document signature for every document it indexes, is it possible to query FAST for all the documents having at least one duplicate in the index? If yes, what would be the FQL ...
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Sending email in SharePoint 2013 Workflow with the Email Utility

I have been searching for documentation on the SP - Utilities components in visual studio 2012 with no luck. Can anyone point me in the right direction. I am simply trying to figure out how to get ...
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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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What does psconfigui.exe do?

just wanted to know what this application does. Many thanks
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Notification of Workflow Suspension

Is there a way to retrieve a listing of all suspended workflows for a given site? For a list? Even better, is there a way to have SharePoint send notification whenever a workflow suspends?
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People picker icons and auto-completion

I am having this problem across different site collections, applications and even farms. When I have a field of the "User" type in a custom list, the default forms that are created by SharePoint ...
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Quick Launch on a page layout in 2013

I am developing a custom branding for my SharePoint 2013 site. I have a single master page, and two page layouts - HomePageLayout and ThreeColumnPageLayout. I want the ThreeColumnPageLayout to have ...
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Display Last Processed Date in PerformancePoint Dashboard

I have a series of PerformancePoint 2013 dashboards that are getting their data from a SSAS cube. I'm now getting a request from users to display the date/time when the cube was last processed so they ...
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Search Error on new SharePoint 2013 site

When I do a search on any search box on my SharePoint site, I'm getting no search results. Even when the item I'm searching on is on the same page as the search. Looking in the error logs, the ...
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Custom List Display Form doesn't apply to all users

I created a custom Display Form but only system admin can see this change. I set the disp form as default disp form and checked in. What else should I do? Thank you.
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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...