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Invoking an ActivityAction in a SharePoint workflow

In a Visual Studio, SharePoint 2013 workflow, the "IF" Activity provided by Microsoft can take a condition and two activities as parameters: I want to write a custom activity that can similarly ...
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Sharepoint 2013 CMIS producer NTLM authentication

I was able to integrate with Sharepoint 2013 CMIS producer only by using Basic HTTP Authentication! According to Microsoft: ...
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Masterpage conversion - causing javascript errors/masterpage breaks?

JavaScript stops working and Masterpage seems to lose all styles. There are 3 places where a converted .html Masterpage references the original URL/Domain the site was created in. ...
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Unable to save audience in navigation link

I'm trying to create a search navigation (Site Settings -> Search -> Search Settings -> Configure Seach Navigation) which is only visible to a specific set of users (audience). Unfortunately I can ...
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How to Add Managed Meta Data Field to Available Hierarchy Fields

I'm trying to set up metadata navigation for my library. I am following the instructions at this link on the Microsoft support site. When I get to Step 4, I am not able to add "Managed Metadata ...
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Context Search box on MySite does not redirect to Search Center when Search Results WebPart is on the same page

I am facing a strange problem that is easy to reproduce with SharePoint 2013. Go to the MySite Add a search results webpart. Change the search result webpart to a static query Use the context search ...
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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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Create Workflow programmatically

I'm about to create a custom workflow editor application for creating, configuring and publishing basic SharePoint 2013 List workflows. I've found this A new and interesting feature of the ...
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$inlinecount and $count missing in new OData API?

can anybody verify that in the new OData endpoint of SharePoint 2013 found at /_api/ does not implement the keywords $inlinecount and $count? ListData.svc has it implemented. Example: ...
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What happens if a SP2013 remote event receiver fails to connect to the target service?

I have a remote event receiver configured to notify a web service whenever a new list item is added (ItemAdded). This is working properly. That said, it's imperative that each time a new list item ...
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SharePoint 2013: Using JSOM, get a list of all sites user has access too

I was looking at the JSOM documentation, but couldn't find a nice way to spin through all site collection and sites to show a user what they have read access to. Is this possible using JSOM and a ...
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Upload/Attach Video/Document Files in NewsFeed for MYSite

Can we attach/upload video or document file on NewsFeed Post like images can be uploaded and posted? Can this be achieved using OOB and how? How can I customize NewsFeed Webpart programmatically to ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2010 WebTemplate to SharePoint 2013

I had a SharePoint 2010 project that deploys a WebTemplate to the farm. I upgraded the project to make it compatible with SharePoint 2013 and updated the solution in SharePoint farm. Now, when I try ...
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“I Like It” and “Rating” in Cross-Site Publishing scenario

There's a request to implement "I Like" and/or "Rating" functionality in Cross Site Publishing for an item showing as a catalog-item. There is a single page that displays the detail for the items ...
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Is there a way to change the hyperlink column to allow for non-http?

I have a client that has a Links page in SharePoint 2013. On the page is a column called URL that is set as a hyperlink column, but they want the column to accept pw://example.com/... instead of just ...
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Apps not available for user pages

our company just started using sharepoint 2013 (in office 365). We are trying to get an app to show up in the user personal pages. In this case it is about the app 'promoted links'. When we login ...
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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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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 microsofts guidelines: ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Could not find HostController Service in server

I'm getting the above error message in the ULS logs and I can't seem to figure out where it comes from (obviously it has something to do with search, but I don't know what): Could not find ...
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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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Updating an existing content type field link by JSOM

I have a content type and I would like to set some field links to hidden. The code runs perfectly, but for some reason, when I check in the UI if the field link is hidden, the changes are not applied. ...
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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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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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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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Return the most recent date in a list column by referencing other Date columns within the list

Is there a way to return the most recent date in a list column by referencing other Date columns within the list? I am making a list that will track revisions on the same line item. For example, ...
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Data Source file cannot be saved Soap Service Connection

I am trying to Get List Items using SharePoint Designer 2013 Soap Service Data Source. I have entered Service description as https://sitesurl/_vti_bin/lists.asmx?WSDL listName ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 App solutions structure

I have VS2012 app solution with two projects in it A B The workflow is included to the A project and I would like to add this workflow to the B project. I have not found the workflow's elements in ...
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WebPart toolpart changes PeoplePicker output

I have a strange behavior when using a peoplepicker field in a page layout. When I open the toolpart for a webpart, the field's content is rendered diffrent: Normal With toolpart The ...
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Cross-site publishing with star rating

We are setting up a cross-site publishing solution. Got that working fairly well following this tutorial. But we would like our users to be able to rate the individual items on the publishing side ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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Following document set

Am I missing something? It looks like I can't follow a document set in a document library. I can indeed follow any document inside the document set, but not the set itself. Is there a way to enable ...
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Web part search box filtering wrong/another web part

I'm running SP2013 Enterprise with SP1 with publishing enabled. I have run into a very strange problem when creating a page containing two web parts refering to two document libraries. When ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Won't Update

I have a 2013 SharePoint hosted app. I made some changes and went through the update process (changed the app version, kept the id the same, uploaded the package to the app catalog and updated the app ...
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CSOM / Webservice multilingual provisioning site columns, lists,

Is it possible in SharePoint 2013 to create site columns, content types, lists, libraries, ... in different languages (so, with different display names) by CSOM (client server object model) or a ...
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How to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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VS2012 won't deploy my SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Well, I have got the same problem as this guy with the equally titled thread. I want to add a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to my App Web. It is a list Workflow. Workflow Manager and Service Bus are ...
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Organizing my data under the metadata navigation term store

I am working on a Wiki library for our company. The idea of the wiki is to organize our work per department, then per project. For example for our financial dept we will have the following hierarchy:- ...
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How to re-use existing Search Results from a separate custom web part?

I want to leverage the information in the current Search Results on other custom controls and web parts on the page. In this instance I am talking about either the Content Search Web Part or Catalog ...
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Filter and sort related data from multiple lists

I've been working on ways to collect data from a few lists, do some calculations on it and set up user controls to filter/sort that data. Ultimately I want a web part (or similar) that a user can use ...
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SharePoint 2010 masterpage project messes up the SharePoint 2013 site

We are upgrading SharePoint 2010 projects to 2013. Currently working on master page project. This project has an module with the masterpage file, code in this file is copy paste of v4.master with ...
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Can I create a workflow for an Excel spreadsheet?

I have an Excel365 spreadsheet in my Sharepoint13 user account which I am sharing with everyone except external users. Everyone needs to update this sheet, so I would like to create a workflow for it. ...
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XsltListViewWebPart Custom Filtering on Query String with paging

We are working on a solution to use custom query and paging inside a XsltListViewWebPart. This work,s but the paging does not work: var doc = new XmlDocument(); ...
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Garbled display of discussion list with raw HTML codes

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that was migrated to SharePoint 2013. When I go to view a discussion page, each entry in the discussion is displayed as raw text with HTML codes displayed (making it ...
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XsltListViewWebPart cross site view unexpected error

We are programmatically adding an XsltListViewWebpart to a SPWeb in SharePoint 2013 Server. The web part is configured to show tasks from a list and view on another spweb. It works fine until it ...
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Windows Authenticated API calls failing when I use a custom sign-in form for FBA

I have a SharePoint 2013 web application configured for both Windows Authentication and FBA (which is working fine). I also have some code which executes a CSOM request using windows credentials, ...
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Cannot create new subsite in SharePoint 2013

When I tried to create a new subsite under a site collection, I get the error message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." after I click the "Create" button. I entered the newsbweb.aspx by ...