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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hotfix for problem with SharePoint PeopleEditor in IE-9

is there a hotfix for problem with PeopleEditor in IE-9? http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/pl-PL/sharepoint2010general/thread/90b3835c-6754-4bb6-9fd4-b74f16f236ff Exception Details: ...
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PowerShell: Update People Picker Field with domain\Username

I'm trying to get this to work in PowerShell: $spListItem[$ppField] = "domain\username" $spListItem.Update() This gives me the following error: Exception calling "Update" with "0" ...
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Adding a user or group to a SharePoint group

I have a custom PeoplePicker which has SelectionSet = "User,SecGroup". I want to add all entities within this PeoplePicker (which can be a SharePoint user, AD group/user) into a proper SPGroup. How ...
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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 get full login name from people picker using object model?

Using the object model, I've retrieved the value from a people picker using standard method, and it returns a string value like this: 1#Username I have a problem with this because I was ...
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FBA and the People Picker

I have Windows and Forms Based Authentication enabled for my Web Application. All three web.configs (Central Admin, Security Token Service and Application) are correctly configured to use a custom ...
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Peoplepicker returning with “No exact match was found” for a 1-way trust

Problem: When selecting an user in the peoplepicker, and posting the page to the server, an error is returned that the user cannot be found (No exact match was found). This happens when a task is to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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People Picker:’ Select People and Groups’ finder doesn’t find users from site collection

Environments(test/production): Production: • MOSS 2007 Ent. SP2 (2008 r2 x64) • 1x App(2008 r2 x64) • 2x WFE(2008 r2 x64) • 1x SQL 2008 (2008 r2 x64) • Profile import will find users ...
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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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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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Raw HTML content in editing controls using IE9

After updating the browser to IE9 (I used IE7 before), weird things happen when working on MOSS2007. When trying to edit content (a wiki entry for example), the textarea for editing shows raw HTML ...
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improve People Picker search on a claims-based-authentification server (forms-based; FBA)

Long story short: On a SharePoint 2010 Server solution, which is using forms-based-authentification only, I want that the people picker search dialog works like any other usable search. Rightnow it ...
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In 2013 using JavaScript how do you empty a people picker field?

In SharePoint 2013, I want to delete all existing values in a people picker field using javascript or jquery. Simply using .removeAttr('value') or .val("") does not work.
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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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Permissions required to sync SP Calendar with Outlook

I would like to create a Calendar in SharePoint (I think is SP 2007) for my team where I can see the member workloads by specifying in the "People Selector" field the name of the person. The problem ...
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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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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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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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People Picker attempts to use claim based authentication but the web application authentication provider is classic / windows

We recently in-place upgraded our sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010. We were using Windows authentication in the 2007 environment and wish to continue doing so in the 2010 environment. The ...
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How can I customise the image displayed in the claim picker?

I have got several custom claim providers which provide search and resolve functionality to the orgin sources of various incoming claims to our SharePoint 2010 farm. I was wondering if anyone knew ...
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Checking CSOM people editor value

How can we check the user entered key in Client people editor is user or group? I have created a people editor in CSOM. I can save the value to the list successfully. But before saving i need to ...
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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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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 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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Display results sorted by name in SharePoint 2007 people picker?

When searching through the people picker, results are sorted by their account name and not by their display name. Is there any way to change this behavior?
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Getting Sid from PeoplePicker

I'm trying to get Sid values for picker entities.. PickerEntity does not have any Sid field.. I can check every PickerEntity find the type (i.e. user, group) then load SPUser etc to get the Sid. Is ...
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People Picker Only Returns User Search Results For One Account

We currently have SharePoint 2010 running a single server farm, single domain. We have it configured to authenticate using ADFS 2.0. Users have no problem authenticating, but we have noticed a very ...
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No Matching Names in people picker, but browse dialog works just fine

I'm making a user control for a master page, and I want to include a People Picker (PeopleEditor) control for selecting a single user that will be associated with the control. Everything is coming out ...
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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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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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How do I get the username from a PeoplePicker control using jQuery?

I have a form where I used a People Picker control. I would like to get the username entered into a people picker control using jQuery. Please suggest?
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Create app page with user/group picker?

I need to create an app page with some multiline textboxes. In those textboxes, user should be able to type users, and put as many users or groups in the normal sharepoint way: domain\user1; ...
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Set default value in people picker javascript/jquery

I want to set current logged in user to people picker by javascript. I can retrieve the value of user(lets say in var user).But how to set it to people control. Any help is much appreciated.
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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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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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People picker accepting anything when using ADFS as claim provider

I know the are other questions similar to this one, but I haven't found one that is the same. Here's the thing: I've successfully configured a web app in SharePoint to authenticate using ADFS. When I ...
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People Picker doesn't show disabled accounts, what should i do to make people picker show disabled accounts

people pickers in our intranet web application doesn't show user whose accounts are disabled in AD, but when i did people search for the user whose account is disabled i can see their profile. after ...
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How do you create a multi-select people-picker field programatically in SP 2007?

I would like to create a people-picker user field where more than one user can be chosen. Currently, this is what I'm doing: SPField field = new SPField(contentType.Fields, "User", "Users"); ...
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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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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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client side people picker validation

I've built my people picker using the normal method for client side: // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function initializePeoplePicker(peoplePickerElementId) { // Create a ...
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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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how to get or set ItemPicker control value

I am building a custom form and I am using ItemPicker control to fetch data from an external entity . I am able to fetch the data using the ItemPicker but my next work is to fetch the value from this ...
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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 ...