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Cannot add new column - “Field name already exists”

I am trying to add a new column to a freshly created list. The list was created through the UI. Now, when I try to add a new column to it through the UI, I get the following error: Field name ...
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Search documents contents using SharePoint 2013 REST API or CSOM

I'm wondering if there is a way to query the actual contents of the document using the REST API or using the CSOM and CAML from an ASP.NET application? I remember in a previous job that we used FAST ...
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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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Automatically Import Excel Data to SharePoint List

This question has been asked before but I haven't found an answer that works for me and my limitations. I have an excel spreadsheet that is currently being used to input data with 20+ records each ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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Dividing a tracking list items into two different edit forms, that have different permissions on each form

I am trying to achieve the following, using the Issue Tracking list inside sharePoint server 2013. First I have an issue item which have the following columns:- ID. Title. Date Created. Description. ...
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Adding Hidden Article ID to every search result on enterprise wiki

I have the hidden article ID being displayed on all of the wiki pages. I want this article ID to be displayed on every search result regardless of what the query is. Using the code below on the ...
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SP13: Image behind Table (HTML)

I have content editor web part that I have applied html for a table. I would like to upload an image (through HTML script), but I want the image to appear behind the table. I tried using the ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...
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Unable to add a Choice field to a Calculated field (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I'm not sure why I'm having this issue, as all material says that I should be able to do this... I have a required choice field that I would like to use in a calculated column. However, when I try to ...
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SharePoint Feature not visible

I deployed 4 features in a solution, 3 visible and 1 not, they all are web scoped. I can see the all features are in layout feature folders. Also when I do this, Get-SPFeature | Sort -Property ...
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Problem with SP2013 solution scope: WebApplication vs GAC

I have a SP2013 solution that contains a custom WCF service, custom Timer Job and a Feature Event Reciever. Because of these the solution Assembly Deploying Target is set to GlobalAssemblyCache. The ...
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2013 resource issue : The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context

In the Sharepoint project we have added few resource files and mapped them to Sharepoint resource folder(Delpoyment location-{SharePointRoot}\Resources). using the below code, we tried to read ...
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opening document library files in popup or new window

is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types PDF-In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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InfoPath form with centralized data connections gives error

I have converted all the data connections in my InfoPath form to centralized data connections. Many of the data connections pull data from the WCF Web services that have been hosted locally. But ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom workflow activities dll reference error on publish

I have created a custom workflow activity and it is coming fine in the designer. As soon as I publish my workflow, I get below error (0, 10) The type or namespace name ' For this, where do I need ...
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Display Templates - Filter selectable items by control

Situation I have loads of display templates (>30) for different purposes. For consistency reasons I created them in the following format: Controlname - Company_Controlname Itemname - ...
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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...
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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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Sharepoint-hosted app on-premise 2013

We have been developing SharePoint-hosted apps for SP online with great success, but seems like developing SharePoint-hosted apps for the on-premise 2013 is not so intuitive process. Questions: As ...
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Why redeploying JSLINK file adds a ctag to it

I deployed a JSLINK file using a feature for 2 lists, using same render method, then I made changes to file by adding 2 new methods and removing 1 method already there. Now when i go to my list I get ...
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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SharePoint workflow will return .000 inside a link for the current Item URL Path

I have created the following list workflow inside SharePoint designer:- The workflow will be started manually on “Announcement” list, and will send email notifications to users. but the problem I ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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How-To Replicate/Migrate/Move SharePoint environment with new Naming & URLs?

Could you please help me out to accomplish the task below correctly and accurately? Scenario: I have a Test SharePoint 2013 environment that has a Web Application e.g. (http://Intranet.Corp.com/) ...
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SharePoint Rest Api Filter not working and restrict to a site collection

The rest query is as follows, I want to get most viewed pages. I have used ViewsLifeTime property. This query returns some pages (unwanted) which thier ViewsLifeTime is null. ...
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Configuring User Profile/Managed Metadata Sync Service

As far as I know, everytime you perform a crawl on the User Profile Service Application certain Active Directory fields are converter or added (if already exist) to the People term-set. We found a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Issue-Server could not complete your request

Facing the issue for designer frequently. As and when opening the designer it shows the below issue:
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custom site template uploaded and activated in site solution gallery are not comming in custom template

i had recently migrated my web application from SharePoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013. One of my site are having custom site templates which are used to create Sub Sites. now i can find those templates ...
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Daily error of “The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.”

I'm using Sharepoint 2013, I've searched and found tons of articles about this issue but restarting the SharePoint Search Host Controller does fix the issue and forms can be saved again. My problem is ...
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Customising list views w/JS or XSLT: for my own specific type of list

When customising a list with JS or XSLT, the formatting seems to be applied not just to the list view web part the property is set for - but for all parts with the same list type ID on the page ...
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HarePoint Knowledge Base and DevExpress won't leave me alone!

I installed the HarePoint Knowledge Base for SharePoint. I have since removed it. Periodically, despite the fact that I have removed every trace of the application I can find, all of my web.config ...
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Production SharePoint 2013 environment with only one server?

I'm currently running a small SharePoint 2010 farm with two servers. The first is a dedicated Microsoft SQL server, and the second is my SharePoint server running my web application and Central ...
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Maximum length of SPSite Name and Description property values

Is there any reference to the maximum size for the Name and Description properties of a site collection?
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List and list item permission and security in Sharepoint hosted App

Having created a SharePoint Hosted App which allows users to add records to a list i noticed that the list is accessible via the URL if the user knows the name of the list. If you access the list in ...
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hover panel not shown on first result item in people search result

When i key in a search keyword and give a people search. I am seeing a couple of people results. But on the first result item i am not able to see the hover panel when i hover over that item. same ...
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search this site in main root site collection

I noticed the following and I want to know if it is by design. Let's suppose you have your portal.abc.com as main site collection (root) and other site collection that are named as ...
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Add Additional control on SharePoint list acces by separate list

I have one list this list is configured, so that a user can view and modify his own items. No I wan't to add an additional Access control based on a separate SharePoint List. This list will hold a ...
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Unable set current navigation of web

I want to change the current navigation to "Structural Navigation: Display only the navigation items below the current site" of sub site. I got this which shows how to set the current navigation and ...
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Event Receiver Timing?

I have an event receiver that listens on three lists. When I save Data in my applications, about 7 elements are changed, so the event receiver has to start 7 times. Inside the ULS-log I can see the ...
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Remote Event Receiver on updated will be fired multiple time

If someone ever had a similar experience, i'm trying to update word document in the document library and the problem is that my ItemUpdated is triggered multiple times. I think that last ...
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REST Api for get all document libraries who has full control of current user SharePoint 2013

I want to get all the document libraries in which current user has full control using rest api. it seems that we can check using effectiveBasePermissions. I have used below script : function ...
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The issuer of the token is not a trusted issuer

I'm trying to solve this issue for a while without luck, may be someone with more Sharepoint experience will be able to pinpoint my issue. Exception stacktrace in Sharepoint logs looks like this: ...
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Show persistent status bar + form to update easily

I want to keep informed the end-users of my SharePoint site of any issue or relevant informations. Naturally, I would like to do so by filling HTML elements (input and select tags). Hence displaying a ...
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Sharepoint-Hosted apps under https

I have developed an app which is supposed to be hosted on a secure website (https). The DNS records and the SP Configuration is done successfully. My app works fine under the normal http url, but i ...
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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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“Unexpected error on server associating the workflow”, when i define multiple If statement inside my workflow

I have created the following workflow inside SharePoint designer:- d now when i check the workflow for errors it mentioned that there are no errors, but when i try publishing the workflow i got the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Wiki's - Home page

I'm looking to find something with the WIKI's that will help me find blank pages, top pages, highest rated, top contributor etc and display them on the "home" page like mediawiki. Anyone know if this ...
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Sharepoint-hoted apps for Sharepoint 2013 - X-Frame-Options error

I have developed a SharePoint-Hosted app which is deployed on an on-premise 2013. In short my app is a simple SPA using CSOM and REST calls against SP lists. I also created a couple of Client Web ...