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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 Microsoft guidelines from TechNet Blog On a site collection using SharePoint ...
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“Open in Explorer” fails despite a number of common fixes

I have an extranet solution in SharePoint 2013, running on Windows Server 2012 r2. When I try to use the "open in explorer" command in any SharePoint document library, I get the following message: ...
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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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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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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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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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SharePoint Designer Globally Reusable Workflow Upgrade and Maintenance

We have a SharePoint designer workflow, which is globally reusable and used in sub sites in a site collection. The workflow is associated with a content type. Now for the purpose of maintenance and ...
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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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SharePoint search alert not working for external users

I am not able to create alert for search result for external users. It provides me below error: The was a problem configuring your Search Alerts. It looks like you don't have a valid user ...
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How to highlight hyperlink to SP custom list when new item appears in that list?

I created a hyperlink in SharePoint 2013 webpart area which redirects to custom list in SharePoint. That custom list will contain some announcements for SharePoint users. I need a solution to ...
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Is there a way to hide the HTML tags in quick edit view for 2013 lists

Is there a way to hide the HTML tags that appear when the quick edit view is being using in a sharepoint 2013 list? Example: http://imgur.com/VRdOOhR I saw a few things online that mentioned editing ...
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Logged as another user

UPDATE : I've totally disabled the Distributed Cache, however, the problem is still there. For the record, I've applied CU7 for AppFabric as well as SharePoint 2013 Server March '13 CU. No luck so ...
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Mail body is not updating after changing Assigned To in Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013)

For some reason, sometime I need to change the Assigned To of a task. So I am editing the task item and saving it. So the new Assigned To is getting an email. Now the problem is lookup values ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.” … when submitting the Create form

I am facing this strange problem inside my sharepoint 2013 enterprise server, where users are able to view the Create new item link and Create form, but when they try submitting the create form , they ...
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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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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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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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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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Large file upload using CSOM for provider hosted app (user + app policy)

I m trying to upload large file using CSOM code. Code is throwing the following error - Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. Parameter name: bytesToCopy ...
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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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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM?
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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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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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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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Querying on Managed Metadata for term and parent terms

I have a Managed Metadata field called Geography using the following term set as an example. North America Canada Toronto United States New York This Geography ...
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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 ...