A property of the SPUser class, the display name of a user is the name which appears in most forms and dialogs to identify the user.

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AD Group's Display Name showing up as DOMAIN/accountname in Sharepoint 2007

I am an absolute beginner when it comes to Sharepoint and I am current facing an odd issue right now where one of our AD security group's displayname field is showing up as DOMAIN/accountname : The ...
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Validate text column against [Me]'s Display Name

I have two lists in SharePoint 2013 Trips Drivers Drivers has a column called Active Driver that is a single line of text formatted "Lastname, Firstname". Drivers also has a separate column that ...
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Use SharePoint web app without user profile service application

I have a requirement to allow users to change their display name, but, due to a somewhat bizarre combination of existing farm configuration and other limitations, I cannot accomplish this by making ...
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Calculated field with library folder name

I have a library (e-amil enabled) with e-mail with attachments and I need to make a calulated field using the e-mail subject. The problem is that the calculated field shows only when I drill down the ...
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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Unable to get the display name of SharePoint in ldap attribute

We are using SharePoint 2010 and configured with ADFS claims based authentication and LDAP/AD Claims Provider for SharePoint 2010 which I got it from codeplex free source. Now the problem is I have ...
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Populating Display Name from username

I'm designing a form in InfoPath as a Sharepoint form and while I can populate the username field I can't find a way to pull up the Display Name for that user.
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managed property Name

In sharepoint 2010, there are the default metadate "Name" I'm trying to make a search on with Name:'test' but it doesn't work. What is the name of this managed property? If i've to create one with ...
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SharePoint Online: some users see the internal column names in views

I have a SharePoint online solution with several users. Most of my columns have display names different from the internal column names. Now, for some strange reason, some of my users see my lists ...
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2010 - displayNames from Active Directory not staying consistent

We are having a problem in which the "Name" portion of some people's profiles are being updated on the periodic sync wiping out the proper displayName which should just be their first and last names ...