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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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People Picker Lookup Column

I have two different list. In the first list are some people picker columns. Is it possible to create a lookup column for list 2 to add the user from the first list? I know it isn't supported in ...
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SharePoint People Picker search only from Active Directory

In sharepoint, when we search for users using "People Picker", it fetches the users from "User Information List" as well as Active Directory. Now, the issue is that, if we disable a user in Active ...
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SharePoint 2010 - setting peoplepicker-searchadforests, unable to remove property and get <Property Exist=“No”> after setting with no -url param

Interesting behavior that I was hoping someone could help with. Trying to adjust the "peoplepicker-searchadforests" property using the stsadm command in Powershell, I ran the below command: stsadm ...
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Force people picker to allow only one user/group

Is it possible to prevent a user from inputting multiple values (users/groups) in the people picker (SharePoint:PeopleEditor)? Thanks
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InfoPath 2010 People Picker Behaves Differently In Filler and Browser

I created a form in InfoPath 2010 Designer, and then published it to a SharePoint 2010 form library. This form has compatibility set to "Web Browser Form". Most people use this form from a Web ...
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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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People editor control wan't show data after post back, even if I try to load it again

I´m working on a webpart in SharePoint 2010. I´m loading some People Editor controls with usernames, but after postback they´r cleared. I´m now trying to fill them again, but it won't work. I can see ...
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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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Get AD users in sharepoint people picker

Hi I want to fetch the Ad group users in sharepoint. Below is the code where i can get the sharepoint group. but how can we get Ad group private SPFieldUserValueCollection ...
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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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People picker values are blank in email sent from sharepoint infopath form

I have an infopath 2010 browser enabled form deployed to a sharepoint 2010 site. Upon submit i have configured it to send the active view of the form to myself as an email. When i look into the email ...
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Order names in people picker

Is there a way to order the names in a people picker? In my Document Library a person's name is attached to the docuemt when it's uploaded and as you can see below the names are ordered by first name ...
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Current user in field

Can I set the default user in a user field to the current user -> [Me]? How is it done? The xml I already have is: <Field ID="{F117832D-E722-460C-A083-162C55B701F9}" Type="User" ...
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how to send approval email thru Workflow which can read more than one persons in ( persons and group) feild

I have one field of (person / group) or people picker box in info path form library, and I apply the setting to accept more than one person at the same time in check boxes, and I want to design a ...
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SharePoint 2010, AD FS 2.0, People picker and Active Directory Groups

I have configured my SharePoint 2010 as it says on Configuring SharePoint 2010 and ADFS v2 End to End and authentication works. However, on my people picker "SAML Provider" is not shown. Also I can ...
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Can you get information for a data view web part to show presence bubble using SOAP connection?

I am trying to set up a data view web part to show information from a list on a different site collection in the same web application. The information I need to get includes people with their presence ...
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Populate a Contacts List from a people picker through custom webpart (SP2010)

So this is the goal, for a user to add people to the OOB Contacts List Template through a people picker. Has anyone done this or have any suggestions on how to accomplish this task? InfoPath is not an ...
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Securing files in a library by a people column?

SharePoint Online 2013. Library with a people column added. For the site owner, they can add files at will, but must select a person for that column for every file. But for library members, we ...
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What would cause invisible People/Groups and Multiple Lines of Text fields?

Since upgrading to SharePoint 2010, I've seen several instances where certain fields in DVWPs do not appear. They seem to function just fine - but users think the field is actually missing from the ...
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User Cannot Be Found when page is Checked In or Published due to People Picker column

We just deployed a new site collection. News pages have an author/people picker column built into the page template. All SP users have access to the site via user group but a 'User Cannot Be Found' ...
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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 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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Sharepoint 2013: AD users not found on people/user picker, but they shows up only in Central Admin site

I'm having problem with my SharePoint 2013 people picker. It doesn't shows any AD users at all. But strangely, when I pick/search people in its Central Administration site, all my AD users are shown. ...
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need to display image of the user in the people picker, Sharepoint 2013?

In the people picker, the attributes it shows are name,designation and their online or offline status, Is it possible to display the image of the person?
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SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Designer workflow - people picker as workflow initiation parameters cause workflow to fail in create list item

I created a number of workflows in Designer 2010 and I have an issue with passing data from a people /person initiation parameter to a discussion list in which I created a "recipients" field. The ...
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Calculated columns supporting all column types

I would like to develop a column which will allow the end user to do the calculations based on values of other columns of the same item (SharePoint 2010). I need it to work also with people, look up ...
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Count people picker field if it is set

I would like to create a custom workflow with an Infopath created form, but the problem is I have a list of about 8 people picker fields that I would like to count, only if it is set (ie: a person's ...
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(AD) People picker works on some parts of Central Admin and not on others

SharePoint Server 2010 (not just Foundation) If I go to Central Admin>Application Management>Manage service applications and select Business Data Connectivity Service, then click Administrators, I can ...
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How to override Contact Selector?

I create my custom people editor in SP2010, it replace standart PE in SP and all works fine, but in Infopath 2010 forms it doesn't work. I read that there is another control, named Contact Selector. ...
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Maximum User limit of People Picker Field

i have many number of users... and assign same task for all those users.. So i want to know what is the maximum users limit of people picker field. Thanks.
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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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The type or namespace name 'MyFeature.Class' could not be found in global namespace

Here is what i have been struggling with. I am replacing the OOTB SharePoint 2010 People Picker Control with a custom People Picker. There are 2 projects in my Solution. One that adds an application ...
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People picker finds group, then says no exact match found

I'm trying to add a group to a document library to give them permission to see it. If I type the group name and ask SP to check it, it says No exact match was found If I search the address book it ...
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People Picker and FBA - partial functionality

So I've read a number of other questions on this topic and believe my situation is different. I have a web application with Forms Authentication. It is configured in the web.config files of central ...
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How to add on event a PeoplePicker Programmatically to a WebPart

I want to add a people picker to my webpart according to an event. To make it simple I want to add it when I click a button. The code would be very simple, like this: protected void ...
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What populates the People Picker / Address Book

I'm sure I already know this... that or it is really simple but what setting, connection or page decides who is shown in the People Picker / Address Book? Is it simply who is in your AD, determined ...
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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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SharePoint group in Person/Group Picker

I want to send an email from a reusable workflow to everybody in a SharePoint group. I created a test group from the site permissions and created a reusable workflow. In this workflow I added a ...
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How to show all users in “Select People and Groups” dialog box?

Is there a way to show "All Users/Groups" in the Select People and Groups dialog? I have tried "*" and "%" but they come back with nothing.
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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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Trusted Identity Token Issuer - remove claim provider name

I have sharepoint 2010 with ADFS. I also created custom claims provider and set it's name as ClaimProviderName property of SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer for ADFS. But now I'd like the default ADFS ...
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How can i save a people/group picker from infopath to Sharepoint?

i'm start to learn infopath and code, so i don't know how to do this: i need to save a user for a form infopath to sharepoint i only know this: ...
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How do I get multiple people from a multiple choice column?

So, the question does a poor job of outlining the problem. Apologies. I've got one list where my clients track their projects; let's call it Projects. In it, they make a selection on a multiple ...
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User Profile Service: Can add my user to Administrators, but not Permissions

I'm trying to run a Powershell script that updates the "PictureURL" for a specific FBA user on my SharePoint 2010 site. However, the script returns an error saying: New-Object : Exception calling ...
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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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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 Can I Use the SharePoint People Picker Control in my Custom Web Part?

I need to add a people picker control to my custom web part. SharePoint has an OOB people picker control (which provides suggestions while typing into the control). Is there a way to use the OOB ...
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How to use People Picker and True Rich Text, cross browser

I have a list being deployed as part of a site definition. I need to have a custom web-part with controls that are able to fill in list data. SharePoint doesn't have an out of the box people-picker ...
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Correct way to use the people picker and Rich Text

I'd like to have a custom form that lets me add items to a list. There are two fields giving me trouble. One is a "Moderators" field which will use a people picker. The other is a "Body" field, ...
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PeopleEditor controls resolve names differently

Hopefully this is a question with a simple answer. I have two SharePoint 2010 environments, each containing a people editor control. In one environment the "check names" button resolves the name into ...