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How to use Today and Me in Calculated column

I want to use a combination of Today and ME in SharePoint 2013. I am trying it in office 365 it gives me the below error Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. Can ...
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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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How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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SharePoint 2013 Jan 2016 Updates

Is anyone here experience problems in SharePoint after installing the latest JAN 2016 on 13th Jan 2016 (Western Australian Time) updates for SharePoint 2013. I am guessing it could be KB3114503 update ...
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What does this code getQueryStringParameter do?

I would like to know what this code does? I am using it almost all the time but I don't know what it does. function getQueryStringParameter(paramToRetrieve) { var params = ...
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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Enforce Drag and Drop documents to apply metadata

We have implemented an issue management system in SharePoint 2013 which provisions a page for every issue added to a specific list. One of the Web Parts the automatically provisioned page contains ...
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Re-order SP2013 views

How do I re-order the views? E.g. "To be invoiced" to appear where "Current invoice" appears
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Client-Side Rendering/JS Link documentation?

Has there been any sort of documentation or anything like that released for SharePoint 2013 Client-Side Rendering/JS Link? Anthing unofficial? Any dates for when documentation might be released?
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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I ...
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Mega Menu On Sharepoint 2013

I will like to know how to create a mega menu on sharepoint 2013 foundation. I have seen some tutorials on the internet but all of them deals with SP2010 only and these tutorials dont work for SP2013. ...
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How can I learn the basics of SharePoint 2013 in a few days?

I have very little knowledge of SharePoint, and want to learn about SharePoint 2013. Most of the resources that I've found are either about what's new in 2013, or they have a bunch of links to ...
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Minimum real world system requirements for SharePoint 2013

I've checked the SharePoint requirements here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx which are apparently the "minimum" requirements, but I've seen some blog posts claiming to have ...
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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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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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How do I Inherit the CSS Theme Color in my Sharepoint 2013 App?

I am building a Sharepoint 2013 App in Javascript / HTML / CSS and I want to implement / inherit the color / class / css used by the theme. How do I do this? I want to ensure consistency through ...
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enforce “reset all subsites to inherit this site master page” using CSOM

I am able to change the master page using the below code var web = ctx.Web; var masterPageUrl = String.Format( "{0}/_catalogs/masterpage/filename.master", ctx.Web.ServerRelativeUrl ); ...
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Adding jQuery to master page

I am trying to customize a Sharepoint 2013 team site. I created a copy of seattle.master and set it as default master page via context menu. I added my custom CSS within head tages like so: ...
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Creating Folder using REST and JavaScript

I'm trying to create a Folder in a SharePoint Image library. I found an answer here but I can't seem to get it to work var web = 'my relative path to the current web'; var lib = 'name of the image ...
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Can't upload a non-text file to SharePoint App via REST API

I am using the following REST code to add a file as an attachment to a SharePoint 2013 list item. <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <SharePoint:ScriptLink ...
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Sharepoint 2013 JS Link return default field rendering

I got a very strange problem. I need to return default rendering for UserField (PeoplePicker) for some SP users with current user, and show read-only field with current user for others. In other ...
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Is there a way to disable X-FRAME-OPTIONS response header, or at least modify it?

I want to embed my sharepoint 2013 pages in another document, but the X-FRAME-OPTIONS are set to SAMEORIGIN by default. Adding ALLOW-FROM url does not work when added to the web.config OR on specific ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 ADFS login local token cache always expired

We've been setting up a SharePoint 2013 farm in a lab environment here and have hit a very odd issue with Claims authentication via ADFS. The issue is when a user connects to the SharePoint site they ...
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REST API filter by start and end dates using 'today'

I'm new to filtering dates with REST in SP but am trying to do something like below but am not sure how to get today's date in as a variable into the request. I don't think I'm too far off so any help ...
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SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites installer on Win Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to install the Prerequisites by running the prerequisiteinstaller.exe but i'm stuck at this Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error I have tried the ...
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Run any other javascript after the Display Templates have rendered the content

This is the issue: I create a ContentBySearchWebpart, specified with my custom Display templates.' I want to run some other javascript code, after the Display Templates have rendered the content ...
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SP.ClientContext is always “undefined” in JSLink functions

I'm trying to execute CSOM functions as part of a JSLink extension to override rendering of a Lookup Field. Problem is every time I try to access SP.ClientContext it returns as undefined I have ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function ...
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Permissions and Managed Metadata in Navigation

So I've set up on SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata Navigation for a site collection, inherits to all sites below. When I access as a "Site Member" or "Site Owner" I get to see the full navigation. ...
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Getting 401/403 in High Trust App for Sharepoint 2013

I have this Cloudshare environment consisting on 3 machines: One for Sharepoint 2013 (this is where I develop with VS2012 installed) Another for SQL Server 2012 And another for Active Directory ...
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How do I fix a degraded SharePoint 2013 index partition when there is only one of them?

We have a test environment that is no longer able to successfully crawl content. The crawl logs show successful URLs, but I can't search for that content. It has worked in the past, but stopped ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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Using Different BaseViewID values for multiple JSLink on a single page

I've been working with JSLink customizations for a couple different Custom Lists we have and they've been working fine when on a page by themselves. Recently I needed to include multiple Custom Views ...
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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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Where are the custom ascx files now (SP2013)

Were are the ascx files used in custom visual webparts in the 15 hive? They used to be in the controltemplates\%project% folder.
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2013 Windows 7

How can I install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows 7? (without virtual machine) I'm dev and I don't have money for a windows server system!!
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How to add resources when using JSLink

I am using JSLink to change view of a custom list using this code, (function () { var overrideCtx = {}; overrideCtx.Templates = {}; overrideCtx.BaseViewID = 2; ...
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Customize newform save button - Save and redirect to another form

What is the best way to add redirect function into the save button on a newform in SharePoint 2013. When the user create a list item, he/she should be redirected to another form. Is it possible to ...
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Reading web part properties using JavaScript Object Model in SharePoint 2013

I am using the below code to read the properties of a web-part using JSOM. While i can read the properties of the web-parts that are there on the current web part page, I would like to know of a way ...
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jQuery accordion on Wiki page only works in edit mode?

I have an SP2013 wiki page that I want to use a jQuery accordion on. Just with some static content, not pulling any information from anywhere in SharePoint. I created the page, inserted a script ...
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Is it possible to make SharePoint lists accessible cross domain using REST API?

Is it possible to make SharePoint 2013 resources accessible via internet using REST API? Say I want to do CURD with a list from outside of SharePoint. How we can manage credentials for this situation? ...
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and Exchange 2010 : synchronization

I'm starting to use Sharepoint 2013 and trying to synchronize tasks with Exchange (we have an Exchange 2010) by clicking on the "Sync to Outlook" button in my profile. But I get the followed error: ...
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How to select and filter list items lookup column with Sharepoint 2013 REST Feature?

I am using SharePoint 2013 REST. I have list which contains many look up columns, I can get list items through list if they are not look up columns but I can't select and also filter based on look up ...
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Content Type field on NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list and I am using content types to add items to the list. I am using OOTB forms for new and edit items. One field that I see on the EditForm.aspx is the one that I hope I get on the ...
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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden

I am developing a C# console application on my local computer running on Windows 8. My target SharePoint server is SharePoint Online on Office 365. I am trying to get the web site name using web.Title ...