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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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 ...
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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): ...