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 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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What is the practical limit for the quantity of entities listed in a claim based peoplepicker?

What is the practical limit for the quantity of entities listed in a claim based peoplepicker in SharePoint 2010? Is there a limit? We are trying to get a list of 200,000+ plus users to work in the ...
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Displaying other people picker column properties on a view using spquery.js and spservices.js in MOSS 2007

We have a custom list with a person column. Want to display that persons Department on the list view. Possible with jquery/spservices? I have a jquery script that returns the currently logged in ...
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InfoPath PeoplePicker can i filter to show only People (user profiles only and no SharePoint Groups)

Does anyone know how I can filter Person/Group Picker (PeoplePicker) within InfoPath to return only user profiles from a SharePoint site and not the SharePoint groups? Using People Picker within a ...
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Submitting data from PeopleEditor control in Web Part gives error

I have a web part that submits data to a list and it uses a PeopleEditor control for selecting users. Once user is selected, when I submit the form it gives following error Invalid data has been ...
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Force People Picker to Search Across Several Forests

Is it possible to force people picker to search across two different forests? In this example I enable search within only one forest: stsadm -o setapppassword -password P@ssw0rd stsadm -o ...
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Any chance to limit users available for selection in PeopleEditor control to users from one web?

I have site collection with many subwebs. There is a lot of usergroups in site collection - every subweb has it's own members, visitors and owners associated. I need to use a PeopleEditor control, but ...
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People picker can not show trusted domain users

I have two domains in my company DomainA and DomainB. DomainA has one way trust with DomainB. SharePoint 2010 is installed on DomainA. My problem is that my users have to log in once to Portal so ...
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Only one user got error in peoplepicker: System.InvalidOperationException: Namespace prefix 'xsd' is not defined

We are using sp2010. We have a sp site. There are some libraries. There is one user which got an error when he search on a user in people picker. When he clicks on ok he got this error : uls error: ...
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How to recreate a people picker (or anything else that can autocomplete names)?

I have a page on which I have a drop-down list with the names of all the groups that I created in SharePoint. When a user picks a group from that list, it will display extra information on the page ...
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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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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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Is there a relation between people picker and user profile service

I have a question regarding the relation between people picker and user profile service. The thing is i'm planning to move content from sp 2007 to 2010, but without SSP database, so user profiles ...
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Dynamic people picker value in infopath form

I have an infopath form, where several fields exist. Everything is fine with textbox fields, but there is some trouble with people picker field. I can pre-assign initial value for these field, but ...
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How to get the Login Name of user from people picker control using jquery?

I want to get the log-in name of user from people picker control using jquery. I have a code which displays the display name of the user but I am not able to get the login name. Code is as follows: ...
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Do I need FIM on a single SharePoint 2010 Server?

I have installed a SharePoint 2010 on a single server. It's a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory. Do I need FIM installed? I currently see both services as Disabled And since I have an issue ...
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Disable typein for UserField

We have a customer who would like to disable the ability for end users to type in values directly for a UserField control in a page layout. They would like the users to only use the adress book. We ...
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People picker not able to fetch one user

I am trying to fetch user in people picker. However, in the Production Environment it is failing to resolve one of the user in few of the sitecollection. When I try to get the same user in other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can people picker resolve NTLM users in an FBA extended site

We have a SharePoint 2010 extranet web application that uses claims authentication. •The Intranet zone is using mixed authentication (NTLM against internal AD and FBA against a separate AD). •The ...
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How can I Filter a Joined DVWP by [Current User] in Multi-User People/Groups field?

I have a joined DVWP. List A includes a "category" lookup field among other columns. List A includes the same "category" lookup field as well as a People/Groups field with multiple selections. I'd ...
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Domain user cannot be found

I'm trying to add my domain account as a secondary site collection admin but for some reason it can't find the account. I'm currently logged in with servcenter\my.name but the people picker does not ...
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People Picker field does not show up in Library after save

I have an existing Infopath 2010 form that works fine. I added a People Picker field to the form (naming the data field GMPerson), and it works to: 1) resolve emails into names on the form 2) save ...
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People-Picker ignoring LDAP results for 2nd domain

I've got a PeoplePicker that should be requesting users from two domains (with two-way trust), but is only showing users from the server domain. The second domain has been set via the ...
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People Picker in Multi-Domain Scenario

So, we have our people picker working to add users to a site collection or User Info List in WSS 3. We implemented the STSADM command to search a specific OU and this works fine. Our problem is that a ...
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Multi value person picker in MOSS user profiles

I'd like to add a property to the user profile (mysites) that allows the user to pick multiple users from the people picker control. It looks like the Person control only accepts 1 value by default. ...
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Managing different groups of users within same site collection

We need to use WSS for different groups of clients and wondered if there is a way to seperate different groups of users, to prevent them from ever seeing each others details. An example of when this ...
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Client Side Rendering a Field Type

I am creating a new form with the help of List Field Iterator, it works fine. The problem is that the people picker column is rendered in 2010 fashion and not 2013. I am looking for a solution which ...
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PeoplePicker - Search specific forest

We have 4 domains and I would like to limit the people search to one specific domain say (intl.com). I don't know if this MS article ...
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Select People and Groups dialog is having wrong format on IE 10

I have created a site column of type “People or Group”. Which will automatically be associated with the following user selection dialog:- But as shown in the above picture the dialog will not be ...
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ClientPeoplePicker problem on Chrome

I have a custom edit form as _layouts aspx page, on it I have ClientPeoplePicker control. I set control value in code behind using InitialUserAccounts property. The problem is that on Chrome control ...
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People picker address book is not working when there is an error

I have one people picker in infopath which was deployed on-premise. This is browser based form. When I open the infopath and clicked on the address book, it is opening for the first time. If i type a ...
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Getting value of people picker

This is first time i use people picker. I have no experince with it. I hope that somebody can help me with getting value of people picker to save it in a new item as a person in my hosted list in ...
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How to set “ShowField” in peoplepicker using powershell

Does anyone know how to set "ShowField" in people picker using powershell ? For ex.x, to set the "Required" property, we can user $SiteColumn.required="true" , but for showfield, ...
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People picker shows duplicate entry for FBA users

While making entry in people picker control for FBA user it shows me duplicate entry.Though there is only one entry.Please let me know what is the reason behind it.
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SP2013 Foundation: Can't find fba users on central admin (site collection administrator, people picker)

I've configured the FBA authentication on IIS in the following manner: Created the aspnetdb Configured the providers in each web.config (application, central admin and Security Token Service ...
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People Picker Port Tester Failed to DNS Test

I have a Problem with People Picker in Sharepoint 2013, I have One Domain Server with windows server 2008 and one Server for MSSQL 2012 and Sharepoint 2013. "we have a small network with 14 users at ...
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No exact match was found when add user to SP2013 site

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. We need to add a user "Subdomain\peterpan" to site collection A's permission group. But it returns "No exact match was found" error. We checked in ...
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InfoPath 2010 - People picker not working/opening in filler

For some reason, people picker is not working in the InfoPath 2010 filler or Preview. When I publish the form as a "web enabled form", the People Picker will open up in the browser and it works ...
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Peoplepicker's searching in all forest

I have a forest company.com with several domains in it. How to make people-picker to search users only in a specific domain? I used stsadm -o setproperty -url url -pn ...
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Why does the People Picker disappear on an InfoPath Form Web Part when data is loaded?

I have an InfoPath form that is accessed through a web part on a SharePoint page. When viewing the form without any data loaded, the People Pickers are visible. However, I am using a query string ...