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Check users group membership via REST API using AD-Groups in SP-Groups

I am aware that similar questions have been asked around here but none of them answers the part of AD-Groups that are used inside of SP-Groups. I have several SP-Groups in my teamsite. I follow best ...
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Error configuring PowerPivot 2012 on SharePoint 2013. New-PowerPivotSystemServiceInstance - The PowerPivot System Service does not exist in the farm

Hi I'm hoping that someone can help me out here. I have a Multi-server dev farm that I am unable to provision PowerPivot correctly. It worked fine on the standalone farm. Any help would be ...
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Get the previous version of a document and set the link to a field

How can I access the link to a previous version of a document in a library and assign that value to the new version of the document? eg. Version 2 has been submitted and I want a link to the pervious ...
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Request Timeouts when viewing Site Pages

Since installing the March 2015 CUs on our environment, we're periodically running into an issue where users accessing one of our web applications encounter errors trying to access their sites. I've ...
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Export users from User Profile

Is there a way to export all user profiles from SP using something other than powershell? I need a list of all synchronized users from SharePoint.
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More advanced logic while filtering a view? SP2013

I am attempting to filter a document library view in SP2013 but I have three things I need to filter on and I don't know if I can perform the logic desired. I want this view to only show documents ...
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Large number of crawl retries

A couple weeks ago, we installed the March 2015 CU to our SharePoint farm. Since then, we've been getting a large number of crawl retries when the crawl engine attempts to crawl our other intranet ...
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Custom Signout and Access Denied Pages Not Working in SharePoint 2013

How do I customize the sign out and access denied pages in SharePoint 2013? After sign out code I ran the power shell script but this doesn't seem to be working. Have I missed anything? Powershell ...
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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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SP2013 : Get data from folder inside a custom list

How to get all data from folder inside a Sharepoint list using client side code ? Rest apis
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Add javascript to Discussion Board Topic page

I'd like to add javascript to discussion board topic pages. Thatis, the page that consists of a single Topic, and lists all the replies to that topic. From google, I've learnt that I can add a ...
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Show only unique (not repeating) values of column in sharepoint list 2013

I have a list with two columns. Column names are Username and Status (options Free and Busy). Usernames can have both Free and Busy status or only one type Free or Busy. To make more clear this is ...
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SP2013 : Create a list item inside a folder

How to create a list item inside a folders of custom sharepoint list using JSOM ? Below code is not working http://www.sharepointcolumn.com/create-list-item-in-folders-using-client-object-model/  
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SharePoint 2013 Language chooser from Site Settings

I want to have the option to let the user choose the language from the site settings languages as it was in SharePoint 2010. Has anyone did a wsp or did a change in the .ascx page? Thanks in advance
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MySites show to field 2010 and 2013

In MySite on 2010 you have more options when shwing information about yourself found on your profile But in 2013 you only have two Is this standard? Does 2013 have less options?
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How to programmatically start a TimerJob?

i have created a TimerJob which can be configured in the central administration how it should run (daily, weekly, etc). But now i have a additional requirement that a user should be able to start the ...
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InfoPath 2013 Signature Line in multiple views

I have a form that can be digitally signed (signature type is XAdES-EPES), and form load rule to switch to another view once the form has been signed. In both view I have the same "Signature Line" ...
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Publishing as Major Version - all files in master page and page layouts programmatically/powershell

I am creating my master page using HTML. my html has a lot of files (css, img, js etc) these files needs to be published. But I have 100+ files that needs to be published manually. How can I make ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Problem renaming files in event receiver

I coded an event receiver that renames for example a .txt file to a .text file (it does not matter the extensions, it is just an example). In my code what I do is to an SPFile.MoveTo operation. It ...
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Sp2013 : customize ootb SharePoint alerts

How to customize the email body of ootb SharePoint alerts ? I read blogs which explain s of creating a alerthandler , create copy of alert template.xml and make changes to alertcopy.xml . then run ...
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How to display the Newsfeed within a Web Part

I have page where I'd like to display the Newsfeed (My Site) of the user currently logged on? It's for a site where the community feature will be utilised so auto displaying the logged on users ...
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Security Token Service could not activated

The requested service, 'http://localhost:32843/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/securitytoken.svc/actas' could not be activated. I did everything what here is written. ...
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Unable to remove app from SharePoint 2013 site

I've seen this problem in several places in our dev and test implementation of SharePoint 2013. Especially in sites where there has been a lot of testing where people uninstall and install apps. The ...
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SP2013 CSOM : Create a folder in sharepoint list 2013

I am using below code to create a folder in sharepoint custom list but the folders are created with name "No Title".WHere is the code going wrong or i miss any attributes ? ...
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Custom Permissions in a Document Library

Is it possible within a document library to have custom permissions based on file metadata. So for example within one document library you add multiple files and against each file you assign a ...
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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

Can any one explain me difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable files and what are prons and cons each one
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How can I change the default color for calendar events, without overlaying?

I have created a new calendar app, and currently when I add a new event it will be displayed as a blue colored box. I have overlayed other calendars inside the current calendar, and when I overlay a ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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Server Error in Application

My SharePoint 2013 site stopped working today and cannot find the source of the issue. I wonder if anybody has the expertise to work out what the error below means or how I can go about ...
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SharePoint 2013 Load Testing

All I am sure this topic has been discussed in a few occasions, but I am still unsure what route I should take. I need to prove that our sharepoint farm is performant enough for x users. I started ...
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Having problem using IIS 8 Self Signed Certificate for SharePoint 2013 High Trust Provider Hosted App

During development we were using the Self Signed Certificate from IIS 8 for developing/testing Provider Hosted App we are working on. Now we need to make changes to the app for Packaging and ...
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Sharepoint Datepicker jumps to top in Chrome

I have an EditForm in which a Date field is located towards the bottom. When clicking the DatePicker button in Chrome, the form jumps to the top forcing the user to scroll to the bottom again. This is ...
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Start view with displaying items 31-60

I created a list with 100 items, split my page into three columns and entered the same webpart in each column. Now the thing I want to do is that by default, the list shows items 1-35 in column one, ...
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How to access a custom field of a list using REST

I'm trying to get information from a list in a custom SPField called "My Field" with the internal name "MyField" using this JavaScript code: $.ajax({ url: ...
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Unable to find Central Administration

I just attempted to install Workflow Manager and since then I have not been able to access CA. All it shows is that the Page Cannot be Found. Both of these are running on the same server and both are ...
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Remove user/group from everyone group SharePoint online

Is there a way to exclude a user or group from the 'everyone' security group in SP Online? The reason I ask is we have blog site which everyone needs to be able to contribute to, simple - but we ...
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FBA Extranet - Inconsistent Access Denied for different users

Update: sorry, the behaviour is inconsistent. Some users can login, others can't (either via group membership or directly assigned to site). It makes me wonder if it's related to the ...
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SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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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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search box scoped to a managed property

I have created a managed property called speakers and it is working well when I use the following format speaker:nameofspeaker on the search box. However I intend to use a search web part ...
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“Type SP.ULSTraceLevel has already been registered” error while applying javscript to NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list in which I want to apply the javascript in new form of that list. Javascript loads the user profile property of the entered user in the people picker control. I am getting ...
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SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail with additional headers [javascript]

Want to use the built in SendEmail with javascript and jquery. Found this code and got it working -- sends the email -- using the code below: var appweburl = "https://example.com/site"; var ...
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SharePoint Farm Account Loses Permissions to Web Application

We have an on premise install of SharePoint 2013. Using our farm account, let's say spfarm, we built out a handful of web applications. Since it is the farm account, it inherently gets full access to ...
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Edit “new discussion” text in discussions list

Hi in sharepoint 2013 community site home page you can see a webpart named "discussions list". In that webpart I wanted to edit "new discussion" text. Webpart properties also has no option to edit ...
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Why user is able to connect to to site using CSOM when he is not authorized

I am using the following code to connect to a site using CSOM in C# application. ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://myserver"); Web web = context.Web; context.Load(web); ...
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Mapping one term store to another - option

We are migrating a client to 0365. We are combining two libraries they have into a single library on the new site. The client's current term store was a mess, so we worked with them to create a new ...
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Change the order of images in a Picture Library - Sharepoint 2013

I'm working on an Extranet site and have added a Picture Library Web part. There is a requirement to have the images in a certain order (not alphabetic or numerical etc). Is it possible to change ...
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Clicking Save Downloads Document

After I click "+add new document", browse for document, click OK, I land on the EditForm.aspx page. Regardless if I edit the document or not, if I click "Save" the document automatically downloads ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returning 0 (“EmptyMask”)

I'm trying to retrieve the current user's permissions for a list but I keep getting an emptyMask result, even when my current user account is a Site Collection Admin. function ...