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Sp2013 Standard Server Sp1 Upgrade Roll Back Plan

I have SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition installed in our servers 1 App, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow Server. Very soon we are moving on to a plan to upgrade the farm with Sp1 upgrade. Before doing that i need to ...
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Sharepoint 2013: no attachment column available

I am having the same issue as here, but I have no "list" option in the ribbon, and therefore no "list settings" option. I am working on a list, but I am baffled by why there is no "attachment" column ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSWP TrimDuplicates:false not working

I have a content search WebPart on which I have set the property TrimDupicates as false and even then I am not getting the duplicate results. What should be done to get the duplicate results as well. ...
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How can I add a site title refiner?

We have hundreds of subsites, one for each project. Inside each subsite, different document libraries and content types. Sometimes when searching, we get matches from different subsites. How can I ...
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SP13 redirecting web pages

There are multiple ways to redirect website in SharePoint. Such as using content editor web part or changing the bookmark or http redirect. However, I seeking the easiest steps on how redirect the ...
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Use Custom Display Name When Using @ Tag

In our environment, we use lastname, firstname as the display name in Active Directory, but it was decided to make our social environment more "friendly" we would use firstname lastname as the display ...
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Can't change a property in an event receiver

I have an event receiver in a form library and in the itemadded event I can change the name of the file but it is not working when I try to change a property called "Reference Number", even when I see ...
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Summary Links Webpart - Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002

I'm getting the following exception when I try to insert a Summary Links WebPart: Could not load XSL file. The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) I have ...
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Cannot move or delete links on left nav

The left nav menu on a 2013 site has begun misbehaving. A week ago it worked perfectly, but now whenever I use the "Edit Links" button, several symptoms appear: 1) All links appear with an "x" next ...
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How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013?

I cannot see it anywhere: neither in Edit -> Insert -> Web Part, nor Edit -> Insert -> App Part. Do I have to enable a certain Feature to be able to use Newsfeed?
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What are some benefits from having multiple SharePoint Sites within an organization?

I'm helping to design a large SharePoint implementation (300+ users over multiple branches), and the powers that be are wanting to create individual SharePoint Sub-Sites for each department and ...
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Calculating Fiscal Year

I am creating a document library in SharePoint 2013, where I want to have a column which shows the fiscal year (= not the date, only the year). It has to be a choice menu, since people in the ...
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Editing a document set's homepage breaks CSWPs

We have a sharepoint 2013 running utilizing document set homepages as core part of our site. For example, we have CSWPs on this site which display related items and recommendations under the "normal" ...
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SharePoint Workflow Start Date

How can I find out the date a visual studio workflow workflow started? I need this for auditing purposes.
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection creation from a custom web service

I am trying to create a site collection via code, from a webservice. The code is as follows: try { String Url = String.Empty; ...
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SP2013 - Possible to do a count of items in a Person/Group field?

I have this custom list (Meetings) with a Person/Group field (Meeting With). I have a web part view (Team Meetings) of this list that should show where count(Meeting With) > 2, but currently it only ...
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“Invalid License Data. Reinstall is required” error when installing SharePoint 2013 after Sql Server 2012 on the same machine

I've already installed SQL Server 2012 on my machine. Then I tried to run the SharePoint 2013 Foundation installer but I received the following error before I even reached the splash screen menu: ...
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Custom app part category

Is there any way to add custom app part category to put all my app-parts together in SharePoint 2013?
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Adding ListViewWebPart with CSOM

I have to add a few webparts to a default page using the Client side object model. For the most part this goes fine, I can add a XSLT and content query webparts. However, when i try to add a ...
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Unable to store taxonomic user profile property programmatically

I want to store user profile property of taxonomy type (single value) programmatically. My code is as follows: TaxonomyFieldValueCollection valueColl = item["Department"] as ...
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Error when copying an empty choice field from Excel into a SharePoint 2013 Datasheet View

Once in a while, we need to upload a whole list of Project Ideas into our SharePoint 2013 Enterprise system. There is a datasheet view to copy all the fields from Excel into the list. Some of the ...
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NavigationTerm.GetWebRelativeFriendlyUrl() returns value using SSOM, but returns NULL using CSOM

I'm using Managed Metadata Navigation and I'm trying to access it using CSOM. The problem I'm having is that I can't get the friendly URLs for the terms. If I run this code using the Server Side ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Variations contextual tab missing

I have a publishing site collection with variation enabled(For en-us and fr-fr), When I go to Pages library of en-us site, In the top contextual tab area I can see two tab groups "Files", "Library" ...
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After upgrade from SP2010 to SP2013, picture library thumbnail column no picture show

I migrated a SP2010 site to SP2013 farm. After performed the upgrade, everything is fine but we found an image gallery's view not work as expected. In SP2010 farm, the view have a "Thumbnail" column ...
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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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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 Discussion board Vs Community Site Vs Community portal

I want to build a Discussion board using SharePoint 2013, I did not work on discussion boards before, but after reading the web I found that there are three main approaches I can follow, either to ...
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Creating My Site web application destroys application running on port 80

This is happening for the past 2 days. I have a web application running on port 80. When I create a new web application for My Site on port 8080, my port 80 web app stops working and shows "500 ...
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Sharepoint 2013: How do I restore the “All Items” view?

I accidentally deleted the "All Items" view on my SP13 List page. When I try to re-create it I get the error message "this view already exists." "All Items" does not appear in my dropdowns anywhere, ...
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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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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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Giving Anchor Links to a Managed Navigation Menu Item

Is is possible to give a link to a selected text in content editor from Managed Metadata Service, Managed Navigation, with UserFriendly url?
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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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creating a subsite using c# and the rest api

Im trying to create a site using the rest api from a console app. I keep getting a "Not well formed JSON Stream". I cant find much on calling the rest api from c# so have been piecing it together ...
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Prefered way of custom styling for 2013 apps?

I created some autohosted apps ( for Office 365) and by default there's a script setStyleSheet(); that makes the app look like the rest of the page. This is something I want but I would also like to ...
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Need to add a link to a form in 2013

I have an InfoPath form for a list in 2013. I edited the form to include text for new additions to the list...HOWEVER, this change shows up in all versions of the form BUT for new additions (it shows ...
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Development Environment

My company has signed up an Enterprise Contract With Online SharePoint 2013 E3/E4 licence. So I have a challenge setting up my development environment with no on-premises environment available. Any ...
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Column Calculated #Name? error

I am creating a new column type in a SharePoint 2013 Online Document Library in order to parse a file name. Currently I have this formula I can add into =MID([Title],1,FIND(".",[Title],1)-1) This ...
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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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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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2013 Drop Off Library and Content Organizer Rules allow bypassing of destination permissions

I had a test scenario where User Betty didn’t have permissions to a destination library (only I had permissions to it) Via the Content Organizer rule and the Drop Off library, Betty could send a ...
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Document count limit under folders

We are trying to figure out what the library file count restriction is for items under a folder. We can see here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(v=office.15).aspx#ListLibrary ...
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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" ...
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Claim Based Authentication in Sharepoint 2013

I have created one Claim based authentication web application in sharepoint 2013. I have done all configuration from this link.. ...
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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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Using JSLink to put Description beneath Title in DocLib

I just started using JSLink, and i think it's great! But now i'm facing a problem with the following... I have a DocLib where i want to display the Description field beneath the Title field. This ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - ASP.NET/HTML Requires Sign-in to render?

I have a website where one specific block of ASP.NET/HTML code renders only when I am signed into the website. This happens across all browsers. I need the 'caption_homebanner' div to render for ...
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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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SharePoint 2013 IE8 CSWP Trimming text by default

I have a Content Search WebPart which displays a single line text field on it. It shows up fine in IE10 but when I open it up in IE8, it automatically trims the text to about 50 characters. How can ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Custom save button - Handling click using Javascirpt

We have created a custom list with a cutom edit form using Visual Studio 2013. At the bottom of the page, we need to add a button which will perform custom tasks and submit the form for update. I'm ...