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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 all other authentication methods are available, but so far I wasn't able to ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Foundation psconfig fails

I need your help regarding one weird issue. I have two 2012 Datacenter WinServers acting like WFE & APP and one separate 2012 SQL Server for databases with instance, alias, properly enabled TCP/IP ...
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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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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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Initiate workflow on SharePoint 2013 when initiator is granted access only through Active Directory group

Has anyone successfully achieved the following: Using SharePoint 2013, in the browser, create a custom list or library Grant Full Access or Contribute access to this list or library for an Active ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Office documents are downloaded instead of opened

I am having an issue with documents such as Word and Excel being downloaded instead of opened via Office when accessed via a direct URL in SP 2013. I might expect this behavior in Chrome or Firefox, ...
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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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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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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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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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Event Log: Faulting application name: Fabric.exe, version: 1.0.960.0

I'm working on a SP2013. It was setup by someone else. I fixed most issues. But then I found there is this entry in event log. It happens frequently. Anyone knows anything about this error? ...
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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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Bulk find and replace error in Sharepoint 2013 Designer

Two part question. My issue was removing the "recentchanges" from all of my wiki pages. I tried to add a div around the recent changes menu as below: . <div style="display:none;"> ...
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Approver comments in workflow emails

I'm working with a SP '13 designer workflow which is simple. One approval task was created for a user. After this approval task, I need a email which states comments and a notification of approval or ...
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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/Exchange Calendar Overlay - Different Domains

We're using SharePoint 2013 internally and use a third-party provider for Exchange. This presents a problem when using Exchange calendar overlays in SharePoint as they're not on the same domain. Is ...
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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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Cannot use uploaded list template

I created a list template including the contents of list. and uploaded it to another farm. but I cannot see it in add an app page. I check that language is 1033. I also enabled Team Collaboration ...
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Sychronizing a List and a Term Set

In an application I'm building in SP 2013, I would like to have several lists with lookup fields, attachments, workflows, etc., but also be able to reference them via tag fields (at least like a ...
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Can't link to SharePoint 2013 document or site from within Word

We have two users (so far) that when they click on a link in a Word document to another document in a SharePoint 2013 library, they get a 405 error - Method Not Allowed. The browser address is the ...
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How to save page properties using CSOM/JSOM/Rest api

I am updating the properties of page in sharepoint using CSOM listItem.set_item('webPartProperties ',JSON.stringify(newProperty)); listItem.update(); var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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Lookup fields will be rendered as a list of checkboxes inside iphone safari web browser , instead of being rendered as a select list

I am working on an issue tracking list which have a lookup column named “Related Issues”, which is rendered as a select list inside IE on desktop browser as follow:- But when I access the list from ...
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What's the point of xlmns:ie=“ie”?

Sharepoint page layouts often include the following markup: <div xmlns:ie="ie"> <!-- contents --> </div> What's the use of the attribute xlmns:ie?
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“People or Group” field with both People picker & autocomplete capabilities inside the built-in forms

I know the following facts about "People or Group" column type:- Inside the built-in New & Edit forms they will be rendered as auto-complete fields. Inside custom forms they will be rendered as ...
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Documents open in both the browser and client

My SharePoint 2013 site collection had been set to open all documents in the client application (by activating the site collection feature). After installing some security patches the other day, ...