The PeopleEditor is an ASP.NET control provided by Microsoft SharePoint for the purposes of selecting users or groups in the SharePoint framework.

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SharePoint people picker issue in IE9 and above

I have a requirement to set currently logged in user into people picker. so from code behind i get Current user and set it to people picker controller's comma separated account. ...
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Active Directory users not getting resolved in a FBA enabled site

I have configured forms authentication on a web application. FBA users can be used to access the website but NTLM users not getting resolved. Because of this I cannot use AD users in SharePoint. I ...
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Dealing with Person column when someone leaves the organization?

We have a list which has a person (people picker) column. This column pulls from (is validated against) several possible sources including Active Directory. If a name cannot be found when ...
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AD FS. SPWeb.EnsureUser exception on AD user

We use ADFS and have a problem. The PeoplePicker find users and show a string such as: "UserDisplayName [Active Directory]". But the page throws the following error: ...
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Store Forms Claims when using ADFS (SAML)

I have a number of different software packages where I require a SSO experience. I've rolled out ADFS between all these applications and SharePoint 2013 and it is working well. I am now facing an ...
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How to set people picker to readonly in infopath?

I am using sharepoint 2013. At one list I have implemented my custom edit page in infopath. I am using some sections and some rules. I would like to set a people picker field to readonly but I cannot ...
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Sharepoint people picker in List Definition

I have created a people picker in list definition. When I add an item to a list it is showing the domain\username. But I want firstname, lastname. For example Santosh, Kumar <Field ...
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People Picker - Disable Automatic Resolution of Claims

So according to TechNet (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602078(v=office.15).aspx) By default, when you use SAML token-based authentication, all queries entered in the text box are ...
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Sorting People Picker list by lastname

We use a Sharepoint Group called Supervisors. Opening the group using SP Designer, I can see it's sorted by last name. On the AddForm its sorted by first name, though the display is "lastname, ...
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Add Users with Javascript after Client PeoplePicker is loaded

the following MSDN article describes how to use the Client PeoplePicker with Javascript: http://msdn.microsoft.com/de-de/library/office/jj713593(v=office.15).aspx I have an SharePoint hosted app ...
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Updating Choice Person/Group columns using listData.svc in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to use JQuery and the listData.svc to update a list that has a choice column. I am using Postman to generate my http requests, can someone please show me examples of how to update choice ...
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SharePoint designer 2013 crashes after trying to select people/groups [duplicate]

I am using SharePoint designer 2013. I have a task and I would like to assign this task to some SharePoint user or group. I click on "people/groups from sharepoint site" and than SharePoint designer ...
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Creating a Site Collection - Get “Error in resolving user”

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment in a DEV_DOMAIN that was upgraded from SharePoint 2010 COMPANY_DOMAIN should have a trust set up with DEV_DOMAIN. I'm logged into the site as ...
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Set Custom PeoplePicker

I want to create custom people picker and want to replace default people picker. My requirement is to set different OU for different Tenants with FBA. Default people picker shows all users from OU ...
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People picker very slow with active directory

Using a standard people picker on a task form - searching the AD (active directory) is very slow. Example: John Smith (smith@domain.com) When I enter smith in the people picker and hit CTRL+K ...
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EntityData in PeoplePicker in Claims mode

We've switched to claim based authentication (Windows + FBA on the same web application in the same zone) and something strange happens with peoplepicker.EntityData dictionary. Before claims (in ...
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People picker icons and auto-completion

I am having this problem across different site collections, applications and even farms. When I have a field of the "User" type in a custom list, the default forms that are created by SharePoint ...
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Set Different OU for different Site collections with Form Based Authentication

I've one web application with multiple site collections. My requirement is like this: Set different OU for different site collections. For example: Tenant1 refers OU1, Tenant2 refers OU2 and so on. ...
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How to default a Person FormField in New Form Template?

Without using any addons, has anyone discovered a way to set a default value for a <SharePoint:FormField> where the field is a Person/Group? We'd like to default a field on our newform to the ...
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People Picker in Infopath Forms acting Strange

Using an upgraded site collection (from 2010) in SharePoint Server 2013, we get inconsistent name resolution behavior inside of an infopath form surfaced by infopath forms services. The environment ...
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Calendar list always showing Person or Group field as Edited in the email alerts

I've found this weird behaviour concerning calendars, person/group fields that allow multiple users, and email alert notifications that I haven't found luck searching a solution for. Steps to ...
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Set value of people picker client side

I'm using SharePoint 2013 people picker client side, how can I set a default user using jQuery?
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Search issue with People Picker when limited to select from one group only

Some of you might have noticed that when you limit a people picker to select users only from one group, the search in the browse-user-dialog (or whatever it's called) won't work anymore. This is ...
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2013 PeoplePicker Losing Autocomplete Functionality

From what I can tell, the Sharepoint 2013 Peoplepicker loses its autocomplete functionality (and defaults to the old style) any time it's used on a form page other than the default "NewForm.aspx". ...
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How to fetch the People picker values in custom edit form.aspx page

I have customized the sharepoint list Newfor/Editform/dispform.aspx pages with my custom page. Below is the screenshot for the same. In My custom for.aspx page i have 2 Sharepoint people picker ...
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ResolvePrincipal vs SearchPrincipal

So I'm attempting to write something to mimic sharepoint's people picker. I was originally using Utility.ResolvePrincipal with some success, but it was only returning me a single user (obviously). So, ...
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How to create a drop down list of SharePoint user names using the People Picker

I have a people picker field on an InfoPath 2010 web form that validates manually typed names against the user list in the SharePoint site. (Our SharePoint users are connected to the company's AD.) ...
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Set-SPSite with UserAccountDirectoryPath to specific OU could be ignored by site collection

I've had the case with SharePoint 2010 site collection what was set during creation to use UserAccountDirectoryPath to specific OU. It created w/o exceptions but wasn't following the restriction ...
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How many person/group can be saved in a person/group column?

Is it possible to store some 1000+ users in a SharePoint 'person' column.
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Multiple PeopleEditors create horrendous error

I am trying to use multiple PeopleEditors that i create programmatically during init and prerender. (It is vital that I create them at prerender) The error only occours when multiple PE get created ...
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Codelessly extract emails from people picker in InfoPath 2010

I am trying to finish an InfoPath 2010 form that will be displayed in a form web part on my SP2010 department site. The goal of the form is to email another departments group inbox upon submission and ...
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REST listdata.svc call to another site in collection doesn't return people picker values

I have two sites on the same collection. There is a people picker field on my list in site2. I am in Sharepoint 2010. mysharepointsite/site1 mysharepointsite/site2 I am using the Sharepoint REST API ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function ...
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How do I automatically fill in a column when a different People column is selected?

I would like to display both the Name and Department fields from a Person. So I can select two People columns and have one display Name and one display Department, but I'd like to autofill the ...
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SharePoint people editor not displaying users

I have one requirement in which I have to display the saved users to the share point people editor control. For this I am saving the user names to People/Group column. And i am using the following ...
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SP2010 PeoplePicker(PeopleEditor) for Mobile Device

I want to use a PeoplePicker or a PeopleEditor on Mobile Devices(via browser, under SharePoint Mobile View) just like on a desktop browser. Firstly, I tried to add the PeopleEditor control in code ...
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Count number of users in people picker using Javascript

Think of this scenario, If I add two user entries to people picker(multiple selection is permitted) field. I need to count these entries using java script/Jquery(Output what i want is: 2). how can I ...
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People Picker and Site Collection User Information List

I was under the impression that the People Picker used to be able to query both the underlying authentication types (Active Directory and FBA repository) as well as the User Information List (in ...
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How to know SPUser.LoginName is System Account?

I am trying get the Modified By column value. And I want to check my PeoplePicker control contains the value same as the Modified By column value. I am stuck in the problem that Modified By ...
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Binding multiple users to people picker control Infopath code behind

Hi I am using infopath 2010, in code behind we are getting some users from external data source. Now we want to bind these users to a people picker control. meaning if i open the form and i clicked on ...
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people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users!

I have created a BCS instance successfully but when I try to search for a user or group to grant permissions or add an administrator for this instance,the people picker can't find users from Active ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Limitations issue

I have a SharePoint 2010 Infopath List form. In this form I have a people picker field and a Date picker field. Now I need to make people picker field Mandatory only when Date picker field is not ...
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How can i add a Person and Group control to Workflow Initiation From in SharePoint Designer 2010 x64

For some reason there is no Person and Group type in Add Field dialog on workflow's Initiation Form creation process in SharePoint Designer 2010. I assume it should be there as it shown in screenshot ...
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Resolve people picker before presave

I have a function in presave that takes the user name in the people picker available on the form and do some business logic. After completion of script the actual save function is called. The issue ...
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Slow people picker issue in large organisations.

What is recommended time for people picker in large org. E.g Users : 10000+, multiple forests/domains at different locations. Our current time is 3-10 secs depends on location and domain. What is ...
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Problem with list content - migrating a list with content to new server has wrong people names in the new environment - /userdisp.aspx?ID=

I have saved a list template with content from a Sharepoint 2010 enterprise site on Server A and migrated the list template and content to a Sharepoint 2010 enterprise site on Server B. After doing ...
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Unable to get the display name from People Picker control

I am using the below code in my application page to get the the Display name from people picker. but it is returning as null can you please help me in this regard. However if i use SPUSER object iam ...
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SharePoint 2013. JSLink (CSR) for field Type=“User” on EditForm

How to create custorm render for field type="User" on EditForm? I need to replace standart peoplePicker control with my custom render. Code below work without exeptions, but don't set 'Sponsor' ...
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People.asmx SearchPrincipals gives duplicate results

I am trying to build a People picker control since one does not exist in Silverlight. I am using People.asmx service. What I have observed is that SearchPrincipals returns duplicate results if the ...
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strip formatting when copy paste email address into people picker input user field

I'd like to get rid formatting specifically, mailto html tags that comes along with email addresses copied directly from outlook when i paste it into the user input field. It looks like its stripped ...