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Custom form for uploading documents

I would like to add some text above the drop down box for the content type selection box. I am assuming that I will need to create a new editform and or uploadform.aspx in SP designer? How do I do ...
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_spFriendlyUrlPageContextInfo undefined despite using managed metadata navigation

I'm building a custom navigation solution using the JSOM in Sharepoint 2013. I need to get the navigation term corresponding to the current page and I found this question with a similar problem and ...
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SharePoint 2013 app uninstallation - delete library on host web

is there any way to delete library on host web when user removes app for Sharepoint (online)? I know appuninstalling event receiver triggers when user app is delete from second stage recycle bin, ...
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Change Order of user profile properties above “Show More” link in User profile page (Person.aspx)

I want to change the order of user profile properties above "Show More" link. As i know we can change the order under "Show More" link using PowerShell. My Question is how we can change the order of ...
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SP 2013 - ADFS & WAP for external use and users

I'm using SP 2013, and I have 3 servers: -SQL server -CentralAdmin + Internal site -Extranet Site For info: -My Internal site is only for coworkers with internal AD account. -My Extranet site is for ...
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SharePoint Service

I developed a SVC on SharePoint 2013 that uses MultipleBaseAddressWebServiceHostFactory. The service must generate files. It is a very long operation. How do I increase the default timeout? ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User cannot be found by SOME other users in People Picker

I'm having some trouble with the People Picker in SP2013. Certain users have been trying to use the People Picker to select a user who does exist in our Active Directory, but are unsuccessful when the ...
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Button “Download a copy” ONLY works on the “All Items” view of document library

This is a problem that I have with every document library in our environment. I have enabled the option to download a copy, for every library. When I look at the "All Items" view of a document ...
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Jquery on sharepoint Dropdown Fields

I have 10 Dropdowns in a sharepoint list. When the user Clicks on Add New Item in Newform.aspx Currently it will show only First Dropdown i.e (Drop1) With Empty Value. When the user Selects any Value ...
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Email sent from SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow not received

After migration my SharePoint 2010 web application to 2013, I created a sample workflow in SP Designer 2013 by selecting SP 2010 platform for sending email alert whenever a new item is added in a ...
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Change the search result item itself in display templates -SharePoint 2013

I have a document set with 2 documents , lets say Document A (Content type A) and Document B(Content type B). All the properties of the document set are marked as shared properties. Now i want to use ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Creating an Enterprise Wiki site

When I go to create a site and use the Enterprise Wiki Publishing template, I get "an unexpected error has occurred." The SharePoint Publishing feature is activated. I do not see anything specific ...
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Subsite not inheriting master page from parent until manual intervention

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site collection that has a custom master page for look and feel. I created a site template (also a publishing site) that inherits the master page from the parent. ...
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Switch language using JavaScript

I want to have 2 buttons, one En and the other Es, to change the display language for current user in SharePoint 2013, I have seen some articles talking about OnSelectionChange, but it doesn't work ...
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Creating simple pages for SharePoint-2013 remotely from WPF

I have no experience working with share point. I have a simple C# WPF application that should connect to SharePoint server and programatically create some pages based on layouts or update existing ...
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Error in Management Reporter 2012 when you publish a report to SharePoint: “Unable to create the related report link”

Solutions tried so far: A common cause of this error is that the service account running the Management Reporter Process Service does not have the Design permission on the SharePoint library ...
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Is there any way to import data into a SharePoint list from an external source besides Excel?

We have a home-built Request for Information SharePoint app that works reasonably well overall, however, it requires someone to manually copy the RFI request from a Word doc into SharePoint. Is there ...
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Removing Weekend Days From Calendar

I wish to edit my 2013 Calendar web part and remove Saturday and Sunday from showing if possible so it only shows the work days of the week. Any help would be very much appreciated as i dont know ...
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SP2013 Failed to create the configuration database

When installing SP2013 I got this error: Failed to create the configuration database An exception of type Microsoft.Sharepoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The ...
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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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Result source query difference between SPSiteUrl and Site

Working with with result sources and sometimes I see the query like this: {searchTerms?} (contentclass:sts_listitem OR IsDocument:True) **SPSiteUrl**:https://example {?owstaxidLSTopic:{Tag}} And ...
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SharePoint 2013 How To Connect Two XsltListViewWebPart on a Page

I have create a Web Part Page and I have added two web parts, the parent is List of Person and the child is a List of Person's Address. When I connect these two webparts in code the code executed ...
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Email alerts discussion board

Is there a way for the user when creating a new discussion to select colleagues that they wish to email alerting them that there is a new discussion that they might be interested in? Can this be ...
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Client Context executeQuery() works in console app but returns null object when executed from CRM Server

I have the function GetDocumentLibrary which must return a libray from sharepoint site. When I execute it from a Visual Studio Console Application it works and return the library with all ...
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Error when filtering the view

I want to make a view of a list to display the upcoming birthdays. I have a list "Employees": The column "Birthday" is of type date, the other 4 columns all of type "Calculated (calculation based ...
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Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I am using Sp2013 Standard server, with 1 APP, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow and 1 Clustered SQL. Everything was all great until Monday Morning (7-28-14). Thats when Event Log started to fire off following ...
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Transfer developing instance to live server procedure

I have been assigned the task to transfer a development Sharepoint instance to the production server. I am new to this project and there is no developer here to provide me with additional information ...
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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...
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CSS File being loaded twice

From firebug I can see that in our SharePoint 2013, tokyo.css is being loaded twice. Once before my custom.css is loaded and once after. This is causing my customization to be overridden by default ...
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Is it possible to run single workflow instance for multiple item?

I have created a SharePoint Designer 2010 approval workflow and I am starting this workflow on item created. Now when I am adding multiple items it is starting workflow for each item but I want to ...
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Can't get Path exclusion to work in REST or Query Transform

I'm using SharePoint 2013 (on-premise) and can't seem to exclude certain back-end lists from search results. I'm testing with "/Lists/WorkflowHistory/" and will add other lists later but I can't get ...
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Users added to AD group that has permission to site don't get permission

The SP Visitors group has an AD group with permissions. Users that already existed in the group when it was added have permissions but users that are added to the AD group afterwards don’t have ...
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How to download a dynamically generated file from server to client from a webpart?

I have a webpart that needs to create dynamically a .zip file in the server and download that file to the client machine, once the user clicks on an Export button. The .zip generation is ready, I ...
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Multiple values column change breaks form in Sharepoint 2013

I need to be able to sort a lookup column. I made this possible by unchecking the "allow multiple values" option in list settings, however now I cannot edit existing entries in the list. When I try ...
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Centered look for Main Content in tokyo Layout

How can I make the Main Content area centered in the tokyo layout? I tried creating a custom CSS file, adding .fullPageLayout{width:100%;} to it, but this class gets overridden by tokyo.css which ...
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How to display thumbnail of image in picture library view?

I have created a view in Picture Library's schema file. I want to display the thumbnail of the image with fields. My code for view is: <View BaseViewID="13" Type="HTML" WebPartZoneID="Main" ...
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Get publishing page url using CAML

I am retrieving pages using CAML, and doing for loop on the results like the following: function _onSucceed(){ var html=""; for(var i = 0; i <results.length; i++){ ...
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Configure trust for search between a SharePoint 2013 farm and a SharePoint 2010 farm

I was wondering if it was possible to allow a SharePoint 2013 search app to show results from the index of a SharePoint 2010 farm. I have seen instructions for doing this between two 2013 farms but I ...
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SharePoint 2013: Programatically Installing AND Activating sandbox solutions using CSOM

I have tested this successfully, but wanted to check if anyone else has run into issues with this approach? The following object SP.Publishing.DesignPackage allows you to .install() and .apply() ...
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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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Page Not Found Error After Deploying The Solution Using PowerShell

I am a novice in sharepoint 2013. I have created a Sharepoint 2013 Solution using "Empty Project" as my template and added two aspx pages. When deploying the solution using VS2012 the solution ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Document set fields not synchronizing

I have a Document set with Shared columns. In SP 2010, when you upload a document to Document set the Shared columns are populated from the parent. In SP 2013 this behavior is not happening. Some of ...
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URL in search is wrong

in my search results, the URLS are incorrect. See below. The first link is what the results show, the second link is the real working link. Ideas? SP 2013 ...
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Share a folder (break inheritance), access denied

I have a problem in Sharepoint 2013 which is reproducible. Create a document library on any site. Create a folder in this library. Break inheritance on this folder and add a user that doesn't have ...
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using new URL to access web app

We are switching internet domains at work, but the old domain is not going away, given the legacy support required (AD domain is also not changing). I have a small (1 SP server, 1 SQL server) SP2013 ...
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Different calendars or just one?

Suppose I need several Calendars for Meetings, Holidays, etc. Do I need one Calendar App for each of them? Or do I just create one Calendar App and put there the different Calendars mentioned above ...
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SharePoint 2013 Using SPSite in Custom WCF Content Enrichment Webservice

I have to write a content enrichment webservice which retrieves data from an specific SharePoint Site (SPSite). But my code doesn't run, if i make a new SPSite Object. Also no logging information in ...
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Cross SiteCollection call with JSOM not working

I got a problem and my brain says "yes you made no mistake" but it doesn't work. Here is my problem: I have a SharePoint hosted App which has "Tenant read" permissions in the App Manifest. That ...
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“Name (linked to document with edit menu)” column always contains “Share”

I have a normal list with this column on the default view. But even when a user dosen't have the right to share elements, the "Share" option is still part of the "edit menu" Is this a known ...
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How to find the guid of the User Profile Service?

I'm looking into an issue where employees that have already had their accounts decommissioned in Active Directory are displaying in our new starters and birthday web parts after they have left the ...