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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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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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Query Managed Metadata Service in Content by Search WebPart

I have created a site navigation structure in SharePoint Managed Metadata Service and I add a custom property to each term. How can I query the Managed Metadata Service by the Content Search WebPart ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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“Email a link” for blog posts doesn't work as expected

I have a blog subsite which displays the following links underneath a post(on the Post.aspx page): When I click on "Email a link" I get a mailto popup box but the body of the email is auto set to ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a view ...
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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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SPAppToken (context token) is null

I have a Sharepoint 2013 on premise environment for which I am developing an provider hosted app using Visual Studio. The Visual Studio project has an app project which contains a custom ribbon ...
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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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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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TFS 2012 Integration SharePoint 2013 Issue

Trying to do integration between TFS and SharePoint, but running into some issues. Followed instruction as below, with a small difference, TFS 2012 is sitting on one server, SharePoint 2013 is on a ...
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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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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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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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Issues with SharePoint Security Trimmer control

I notice that using the security trimming control (say for RibbonBox) only hides the content, I want something like display:none, can we achieve this?: CASE 1: ...
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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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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 ...
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How to automatically switch to Edit Mode after creating a page?

When adding a new page to SharePoint (through Pages list) and clicking OK, the user is redirected to Pages list. How to force SharePoint to open that page in Edit Mode? I've been thinking about ...
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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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How to force auto-approval in a community sub-site via c#

I have created a sub site from the community template with unique permission. For my users I need to force the auto-approval. Is there a way to do it using management shell or C# code?
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Can't find update that has real-time co-authoring feature in OWA for on-premise version

On our SharePoint environment, we were able to have multiple users edit a document at the same time. I've read that there's an update (be it for OWA365) allowing users to actually see in real-time who ...
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Cross site publishing how to connect to catalog using powershell programmatically

Pro grammatically i would like to connect with available catalog in manage catalog connection using power shell. How to do that?
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Is there any way to profile or debug remote event receivers on SharePoint 2013 Online?

I have registered a remote event receiver using the SharePoint CSOM, by configuring a EventReceiverDefinitionCreationInformation object and adding it to a list. I can use Powershell (again with the ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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Office 2013 save to SharePoint Team site instead of my-site

when I am word 2013 and I click save, I have the option of saving to my organization's SharePoint site. However as soon as I click save, and chose SharePoint, I am prompt to My Site. By clicking on ...
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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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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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How to create user portion of access token for high-trust app?

I am trying to get an on-premise, provider-hosted application to be logged-in when the user is logged into SharePoint, and logged out when the user logs out of SharePoint, so essentially a "federated ...
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Custom form for custom list causing “A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:)”

I am working on trying to convert a custom sandbox solution to work with SP2013 Online. I can get the feature to activate, and all of our lists are created. However, the custom form we use for the ...
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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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What is ms-hcTest?

Between the Suite Bar (<div id="suiteBar">) and the Ribbon Row (<div id="s4-ribbonrow">) there is a content-less div with id of ms-hcTest (<div id="ms-hcTest"/>). Does anyone know ...
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Anonymous access in cross-site publishing scenario leads to login prompt (401)

I have published a pages library via cross-site publishing. The catalog was published with the "Allow anonymous access" setting enabled. In a separate public-facing web application there is a ...