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Save Calculated Column Formula in Language Localized notation using REST or JSOM?

[multiple blogs/posts out there noted the issue, no solution was ever published] What is required to save a Localized Calculated Column Formula using JSOM/REST? I am injecting the script below into ...
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Sharepoint 2013, o365 Exchange Online Task Sync

We use Office 365 for hosted exchange, and I have an on premises SharePoint 2013 farm, and I'm trying to find a way to sync tasks with Outlook. I have been researching for the past couple days and ...
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ProjectPolicy.SavePolicy() : server side giving error : The collection cannot be modified

trying to modify ProjectPolicy Properties server side giving me error , List<ProjectPolicy> availPolicies = ProjectPolicy.GetProjectPolicies(web); ProjectPolicy policy = ...
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The UPDATE permission was denied on the object 'AllListsAux', database 'spContent', schema 'dbo'

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\IUSR SID: S-1-5-17 ImpersonationLevel: Impersonation' in database 'spContent' on SQL Server instance '###' The UPDATE permission was ...
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Page Layout html page field filter outside of web part zone

I have a page layout with some web parts outside of a webpart zone so that they are added to already created pages which use the page layout. I want to add a page field filter to the page as well and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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Anonymous users can't use refinement panel or paging on custom search page

I have a custom page in SP 2013 with a search results part and a refinement panel. Everything works fine for authenticated users, but anonymous users get error messages when they click on anything in ...
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri - Error

I am getting the following error numerous times in the ULS on both our SP 2013 web front ends: Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri http://<server IP address>/ Process: w3wp.exe Name: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 AD FBA 2010 Compatability

I have a SharePoint 2013 server set up to use FBA through active directory. I've set up the claims providers following Microsoft guidelines from TechNet Blog On a site collection using SharePoint ...
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Statistics on Sharepoint, what is the best practice?

I need to know who visits a site collection and I was looking for a way to get information about the visitors such as: user, ip, etc. I thought to use Google Analytics, but there's no way to registry ...
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Bundle SharePoint JavaScript files inside SharePoint hosted app

We have a SharePoint hosted app. This app require some scripts from SharePoint; MicrosoftAjax.js, init.js, sp.runtime.js, sp.js, sp.taxonomy.js and sp.workflowservices.js. We load all these from ...
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How to maintain line breaks within a 2013 multi-line task field after datasheet edit

We use datasheets to edit multi-line task lists. Since being migrated to SharePoint 2013 the new datasheet view doesn't allow us to maintain line breaks after we stop editing the datasheet. Can ...
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Design Package import SharePoint 2013 using App Installed event CSOM

In SP2013, I am trying to import and export the design package from one site to other site using AppInstalled event using CSOM. I am not able to get the context of source site to import the design ...
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Connect to Office - Add to SharePoint Sites - When do SharePoint Sites get synchronized?

We are having trouble with the Add to SharePoint Sites functionality. It often doesn't work as we expect it to work. Hence I'll try to describe what we are doing, then I'll try to formulate my ...
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Show AlertMe link not working in search results webpart

I checked on the "Show AlertMe link" in the settings in webpart properties of the search results webpart, but the status of it getting changed to unchecked when I edit it again. It is not getting ...
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Is there an OOB way to display an Outlook group calendar as a calendar overlay in Sharepoint 2013?

My company has a calendar we use in Outlook to display what dates members of our IT group are taking off for vacation. For previous versions of SharePoint, we rendered this page as an Outlook Web ...
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Use Sharepoint for news publishing

Our vendor has set up a Sharepoint installation and created a publishing portal with a pages library. So far, so good, but we have the following questions about this implementation: It seems ...
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Subsite managed navigation - page not found

I want to use Managed Navigation to show a current navigation menu, for a subsite only. I've created a term set with friendly URLs, and the terms are showing in the nav. Problem is, I sometimes get ...
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Efficient way to Query Large lists to get little data

I am querying a large list with around 25000 items but the data returned is quite small, like 20 items top. Can you please let me know the best practices to do so, for e.g. orderby Indexed column. I ...
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Is there no “easy” way to create a wiki template in SharePoint 2013?

Here's what I want to do: Create 40+ wiki pages that all have the same headings/layout, but will be user-updated to contain unique content on each page. I'd rather not create the "structure" of each ...
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SP's JavaScript function to create pagination

SharePoint 2013 here. I need to create a pagination of results I get from an external web service. I want to use the look and feel of SharePoints pagination: Ideally I could call SharePoint's ...
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Ajax email 2013 SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail group mailbox

Has anyone found a method of sending emails to group mailboxes using SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail? The technique is described here Send E-mail from javascript using REST API and the basic code ...
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Multiple validations in a single column in 2013

I have been working on something I feel should be very simple for far too long. I have a single line text column in a list and would like to employee multiple validations to the column. The ...
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ctx.CurrentItem undefined in new function

I am editing a item display template in SharePoint 2013. The following problem occurs: ctx.CurrentItem becomes undefined in a custom function. How can I solve this? Here is a little code snippet: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata accepting invalid terms

I currently have a problem regarding our Managed metadata field. At this point, our field is accepting invalid terms in the term set but is a valid term in the term store. Below are screenshots that ...
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WARNING: Endpoint https://server:12290/ is not responding: The underlying connection was closed

WARNING: Endpoint https://server:12290/ is not responding: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel. I’ve set up a Workflow farm in ...
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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prevent re-writing of relative links in .MHT files

SharePoint does a great Content Management job of controlling links in .ASPX, JS, HTML, TXT and whatever files. We are now bit by this proces I think. We reveive .MHT files (Microsofts old stuff the ...
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Create Indicator List in SharePoint 2013?

How do you create a KPI Indicator List as required by the Status List (Business Content) Web Part? This article suggests they're no longer supported (but link to MS site is broken). The article ...
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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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Error loading navigation: The Managed Navigation term set is improperly attached to the site

I got this error when I tried to restore site and content from higher environment to lower environment Below are the steps I performed "top level site settings" -> "Navigation" , selected ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST expand and filter issue

I've been using REST for a lot of tasks, and with the recently added $batch endpoint, it's more fun than ever. There is one thing bugging me though, and I'd like to share it with you, perhaps someone ...
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Method GetAppInfoByName does not exist?

I am trying out the tenant APIs towards an on-premise SharePoint 2013 Server install. This server is up to the October 2015 CU. I following the guidance on Vesa's post: I registered the server-stub ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 cannot add new linked data source

I'm trying to add a new Linked Data Source using SharePoint Designer 2013, I click on "Configure Linked Source" and it does nothing. I tried to add in a page an empty Data View, and when I click ...
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spellcheck in Sharepoint 2013

I'm wondering how to turn on the 'live' spellchecking for Sharepoint 2013 for a wiki page. I looked at the source code, and saw this: <body onhashchange="if (typeof(_spBodyOnHashChange) != ...
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Creating cascading lookup columns in sharepoint 2013 foundation

I am trying to create cascading lookup columns in my library. I have already tried to use a jquery solution: http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/758909/Two-Level-Cascading-Drop-Down-in-SharePoint-using, ...
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Backwards comparability of SharePoint Online (version 16) DLL's

I currently have a provider hosted app that has been built around the SharePoint Online platform and therefore uses version 16 DLL's for SharePoint. I have a need to deploy this app to a SharePoint ...
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CRUD between two Sharepoint farm

Please give advice for this case. I have two separated SharePoint sites: The first site is in one SharePoint farm. On this site we contain the private data and we use this site as the internal site. ...
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No windows identity for DOMAIN\USER

In my SharePoint 2013 environment (1 WFE, 1 APP, NTLM, Nintex Workflow, Claims to Windows NT Token Service (c2WTS) is standard with local system) are lots of (Every seconds a few) claims ...
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SP2013 , Control Templates ctx.ListData.ResultTables Not available in IE 11

I am trying to fetch the total count of result items in my content search webpart's Control template using the code: ctx.ListData.ResultTables[0].ResultRows.length Now this line works perfectly ...
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On Premise Setup with My Sites on Office 365

I have SharePoint 2013 on premise and we have O365 subscription and the idea is to have MySites and very basic team sites online with more sensitive and customized sites on premise. I've set it up so ...
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List view web part search not working SharePoint 2013

For our On Premise SharePoint 2013 environment, the list view web parts do not seem to Search correctly. The default search box... We also have a SharePoint Online environment and of course it works ...
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Httpcontext.session is null in Provider hosted app

I have a on premise provider hosted app and when i publish the web part on my local IIS server and uploading the app file to app catalogue and trying to access the default page, I am getting ...
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2013 grant read access to authenticated users without having to visit site

I have created an app which uses a people picker. The people picker needs to pickup everyone within the NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users group. So I have added that group to the Members group of the ...
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JSOM working in Chrome but not IE

I am learning the Java CSOM at the moment and have written a little program that creates a sub-site and assigns a masterpage to it. I am embedding all the code directly on the page. I am finding ...
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sp2013: Wildcard before and after search keyword in a list?

I am using sp2013. I have created a list. Inside this list I can search. When I search on a keyword it checks only if the results are compare. I would like to show also results where the keyword ...
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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How to change workflow farm administrators group

Is there a way to change the WF farm's admin group from "builtin\administrators" to another group once Workflow Manager is installed? Just to be clear, this command supposedly does this but it does ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...