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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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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 = availPolicies....
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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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can i access a Custom Property for a term set inside my Search Serivce Query Builder

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection. and we need to implement an expiry policy for the wiki pages, so if the wiki page is set to be expired or a it is linked to a certain term , then to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is SharePoint Designer 2010/2013 really prone to data loss / corruption?

I'm a .NET programmer and I've got thrown at me the maintenance of a couple of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 portals with very little training. Some of the things I've been told are: SharePoint Designer,...
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Cross-site publishing of pages library

In the past we have set up cross-site publishing using lists and libraries as described in tutorials like this and this. We have configured search, CSWP, used facets, created managed navigation, and ...
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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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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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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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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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CamlQuery <Eq> vs <In> condition

I have two queries. The first uses the <In> condition and the latter the <Eq>. The latter works and returns 632 items, the first returns 0. <Where> <In> <...
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SharePoint “Did you mean” returning suggestion that is spelled the same as the search term

We're seeing a strange issue where the SharePoint "Did you mean" feature is returning a suggestion spelled exactly the same as the search term. Our Search spelling dictionary is set to Dynamic so ...
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Global navigation performance issues: Caching behavior

We are currently experiencing huge performance penalties when using the "Include all subsites" navigation setting combined with a large number of SPWebs with non-inherited permissions. This penalty ...
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SharePoint designer workflow compare created date between two dates that two dates in other list how I can achieve this

SharePoint Designer Workflow compare created date between two dates that two dates in other list how I can achieve this . I have List1 in that i created date I want to compare list2 startdate and ...
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Create only one page for multiple languages in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, can I create one page only for multiple languages without installing language packs. Will SharePoint publish site support it?
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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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Document Set Name field is empty on View all properties page

Sharepoint 2013 EE (installed not by me). What do I do: Create new Web application Create Site collection in it Add Document Set Content type to default Documents library Create new document set ...
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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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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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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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Content DB size increased after RBS migration

I have 500GB content DB. I migrated data out of SQL Server into RBS but during migration got error after around 15GB data was migrated. Turns out we need to make some entries in machine.config to ...
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XSLT Force Time Zone

Using XSLT, is there a way to show the time for a specific time-zone? e.g. Resolved: <xsl:value-of select="ddwrt:FormatDate(@ResolvedDate, 3081, 2, [TimeZone])"/>
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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 clientContext....
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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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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, ...
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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 ...