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 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 ...
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Show Distribution Lists as options in the People Picker

I have a People Picker column in one of my lists and it can pull users and security groups but not Distribution Lists. Is there any way to make it pull from Distribution Lists or do you know of any ...
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Create SP People Picker on the client-side

I would like to know if there is a way to generate a SharePoint 2010 People picker control just with JavaScript. Imagine that I am doing a Windows 8 App, I would like to create that control ...
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From PeopleEditor to ActiveDirectory User

I have a PoepleEditor and want to get some additional informations of a selected user from AD. When PoepoleEditor resolves an Entry you have that PickerEntry as result. One member of it is "key" which ...
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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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Basic setup for InfoPath 2010 Person/Group picker

After configuring a Person/Group picker in InfoPath 2010 I couldn't get the "Filler" version of the form (client enabled, not web enabled) to successfully pull names from Active Directory. I thought ...
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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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How to update people field?

I have following code on infopath form. All the column gets updated in the target list except for the people column. The verifiedBy is not updating the column in SP List. (In the list I have to to ...
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InfoPath 2010 Person/Group Picker: Need “write in” option

I've placed a person/group picker on a web enabled InfoPath 2010 form. It comes up and allows me to pick names from the farm no problem. My issue is that I want to be able to write in the name of an ...
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People Picker Control with Anonymous Access

SP2010 Visual C# Web Part. How can I allow Anonymous users the ability to use the People Picker control? I have already tried the typical RunWithElevatedPrivileges but continue to get "The control is ...
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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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NTLM Authenticated Application, FBA, and the People Picker

On the Windows Authenticated side of an extended web application with FBA, the people picker is only working when I also enable FBA through Central Administration for the Windows Authenticated web ...
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Central Administration, FBA, and the People Picker

I have a web application using Windows Authentication, which is extended with Forms Based Authentication. That's all fine and dandy. The problem is I can't get the people picker to pull my FBA users ...
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Mutiple User Conflict : User changes after clicking ok in People Picker/Address book

I am trying to add a specific user on a SharePoint Site. While searching for that user in Address book by"Name" say "User A", its showing the correct user. But when i add that user by clicking Ok, ...
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People Picker suggesting account but still no exact match

I just setup my farm and have the generic admin account and a john.doe user account for me. I am trying to add my account john.doe as the admin for a new site collection or add myself to anything ...
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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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Display User Profile Picture next to Welcome Menu?

I want to display the user profile picture next to the Welcome Menu in the top right and I have it working after following Erik Swenson's blog but it doesn't seem to be working on My Sites. This is ...
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Site Collections having hundred of top level Sites

Is it a good practice to have hundreds of Top level Sites within a Site Collection, or to have each site collection for each Top Level Site within SharePoint 2007. we recently planned to move Top ...
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How to Modify / Create Custom People Editor Dialog ?

I want to Modify the Default People picker properties as Shown below. I want to hide the Highlighted Columns in the below image. Does anybody know how can I do this using C#? I can modify it or do I ...
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FBA and People Picker Issue on NTLM Web App Zone

SCENARIO I correctly set up FBA on SharePoint 2010 following these tutorials (among others): ...
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People Picker not removing previous data

I am trying to implement People Picker in my aspx page. I have added this tag into my aspx page : <SP:PeopleEditor AllowEmpty="False" ValidatorEnabled="True" id="Picker" BorderWidth="0px" ...
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SharePoint People Picker look-up for asp net membership provider not working

We are trying to replicate our 2007 setup of FBA in SharePoint 2010. Create a Web Application that is Windows login for internal users. Extend the Web Application that is for FBA login for external ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Issues

I recently performed a database attach upgrade from a SharePoint 2003 system to SharePoint 2007, then up to SharePoint 2010. Everything is running well, for the most part. But one of our biggest ...
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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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Sharepoint - Allow Address Book Selection OR User Input

I have a field I have added on tasks. About 99% of the time, using the address book selection is sufficient. However, there are times I want to enter a text entry (ie someone outside the address ...
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SharePoint 2010 audience based on Windows Security Group contains 0 members

I'm running a SharePoint 2010 environment and have just set up an audience based on a Windows Security Group. I've set up the following rule: Operand: User Operator: Member Of Value: Windows ...
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Claim Based Authentication user LoginName and People Picker problem

I have a problem with People Picker in my claim based app: From People Picker finds many instance of the same user From Code EnsureUser(Domain\Name) doesn't work at all From Code EnsureUser(email) ...
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People picker / Add users to groups resolves non-existing ad users and groups

I have an odd problem. I have a site where I'm able to resolve ad groups that no longer exists. I can see them if I search in the people picker or I can type it in and resolve it just fine. If I try ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Configure People Picker columns (add/remove)

How it is possible to configure the Sharepoint 2010 People Picker? I want ot remove the column [Mobile Number] and add a column with the normal Phone Number. Thanks in advance!
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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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Restricting a People Picker to only select people from one Sharepoint group programatically

I've a got a People Picker on a custom list form, and I'm trying to restrict the people you can select in it. Basically, if the form is in one state (set in Page_Load), then restrict the people that ...
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custom pickerEntity tied to Sharepoint list

I have an application page that uses sharepoint people picker. I also have another sharepoint page that has what I called allContacts, which is a custom list with unique contacts. I want the people ...
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How to show AD Contacts in the SP2010 people picker

is it possible to have the SharePoint 2010 people picker show AD Contacts. We have sub contractors & some full time staff listed as contacts in AD, in order to have their contact information ...