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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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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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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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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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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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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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SharePoint Online List limitations

Is it just me or is it really strange that SSRS 2012 still does not support Claims based authentication or OData connections? Anybody know of plans? Reasons for such a hole in the strategy? Part of a ...
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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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Multiple lines of text not accessible in $select/$expand query : Sharepoint 2013

On-site enterprise install of SP 2013. I have a list called Questions. This list has a Title, ID, and a custom field called "Question" that is a Multiple Line of Text field set to type: Plain Text. ...
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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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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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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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Update panel not working in Safari browser

I have a visual web part in which one button and a label inside an update panel. When I run the web part in IE and Firefox it works fine but it does not work in Safari. My declarative part is: ...
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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Community - How are they not integrated into the Newsfeed?

Yes, Yammer will replace social stuff with SharePoint Online. I still want to get the Communities to work the way they are supposed to work and right now they seem buggy / not useful. Suppose we have ...
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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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Windows Live ID Compliance Guide

I've been following this guide to set up Windows Live ID authentication (http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Visual-guide-to-Windows-Live-ID-authentication-with-SharePoint-2010-part-1.aspx) and it makes ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Kerberos Configuration Troubleshooter

Can someone say if it's possible to download fresh version of "SharePoint 2010 Kerberos Configuration Troubleshooter" utility? The problem I've got a program ...
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Could not load type 'Microsoft.AnalysisServices.SPAddin.DataRefresh.ViewDataRefreshHistory'

Has anyone seen or solved this error message: Could not load type 'Microsoft.AnalysisServices.SPAddin.DataRefresh.ViewDataRefreshHistory'? it occurs when I click Manage PowerPivot Data ...
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How to add the Google Tag Manager to the body in a SharePoint Master page?

According to the docs, the GTM should be added "immediately after the opening tag." However, any code that is placed there in the master (well, really the htm version of the master) will be put in ...
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Anchor Tags in Sharepoint Search Results

It is planned to create a very long page with much content in our Sharepoint environment (a company manual). This manual will be divided with headings with anchor tags in it, so that you can jump to ...
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Move list attachments to document library

Scenario I have a workflow built that runs on a document set. The workflow runs well, but there are some problems that we are encountering regarding having business users submit documents to this ...
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List of 70-488 exam resources

What have you used to prepare for the 70-488 certification exam? I need to take it by the end of the month. I'm planning on going through the self-paced training offered by Microsoft at this link: ...
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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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clear sharepoint property bag cache without apppool cycle

I've inherited code that uses the P&P code for accessing a farm-level property bag property on SharePoint 2013 SP1. The code has an application page to manipulate the property bag, and another ...
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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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Register -SPWorkFlowService gives 500 not found internal server error

I am trying to install and configure workflow manager since last many days but I am getting this 500.24 Internal server error or 500 not found error. Workflow manager 1.0 refresh with cu2 installed ...
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How to properly cache, validate, refresh Access Tokens?

I'm a complete newbie to SharePoint Provider-Hosted Solutions and their authentication logic. My App is an ASP MVC Solution. I run many AJAX-Calls from Client-Scripts to my Controller to interact with ...
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allow contributor users to add web parts to a page without granting them “Add and Customize Pages” permission

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and when contributor users try to add web parts they will get the following error:- A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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Chart control data points not visible - Visual WebPart

I have created a Chart control based visual webpart. I have used custom labels for both x and y axis. The problem when i am trying to plot xy values, it is not visible in the chart. Code ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Permissions

I have a (what I thought is a simple task): I would like to set permissions on my SharePoint 2013 on-premise as follows: Each department has its own site (e.g Finance, HR, Admin etc) I would like ...
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List does not exist Error when adding web part Sharepoint 2013

I want to add a web part in my site collection home page containing a list that is created in on of the subsites... i looked in Google for that and it looked like a simple task to do. Almost all ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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Office Web Apps shared by multiple farms

Our environment consists of 3 SharePoint 2013 farms: Production, Test and DR. The Production and DR farms are exact replicas from a physical architecture standpoint, and we are using SQL async ...
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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 ...