In SharePoint properties are name/value pair assigned to Site Collections, Sites, Webs, Lists, Libraries, Pages and Web Parts. Properties can be changed programatically or by using PowerShell.

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How to edit properties of reply in SharePoint 2013 discussion forum?

In our SharePoint 2013 discussion forum, I can add metadata if I ask a new question (open a new thread). How can I also assign (different) metadata to a reply to that question? Edit only lets me edit ...
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Properties form: only suggestions that start with the string you type are returned

We're using SharePoint Server 2013. In trying to apply metadata to documents by filling in the Properties form, we've noticed something strange: in the fields that require manual input, a list of ...
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Upload document dialog box trimmed

For a particular document library in SP 2013 when i try to upload documents, the dialog box to enter the properties is hidden/trimmed. What can be the issue?
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Update properties of document

I'm trying to update properties of documents in my SharePoint site using C# code. This is the code I'm using to get to the folder I need: public SPArchiveBDI(string sharepointsite, string ...
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Event Receiver SharePoint list- Is there something like properties.AfterProperties to use for text coulmns?

I tried using properties.AfterProperties in event receiver that I am using for sending updates in SharePoint list to specific e-mail addresses. So far I found that it's working well with yes/no ...
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Access Document Properties With Filename - SP 2010

I have a document library that currently exceeds the list view threshold for all views, so I cannot see any of the library's documents, and I want to edit the properties of a document. I know the ...
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Can I get Last write time of a file in SharePoint via Powershell?

Is it possible to get when was the last WRITE time of a file in a document library by using Powershell? $url = "http://myserver/sites/mysite/shared%20documents/myfile.xlsx" $webclient = New-Object ...
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Editing site properties

I've been trying to edit site properties of a subsite using workflow, but somehow the workflow must have edited the properties of the rootsite instead.... now my arrow beside the 'Advanced' button is ...
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Inserting barcode into document when it creates

I am using SharePoint online (office 365). As you know, you can add the value of fields(Site columns) from a Document library into a document by using Quick Parts. I have manged to add Barcode field ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Search results web part - how to display page title instead of page filename

I'm trying to set up landing pages with a dynamic page list based off tags, I've gotten it to work correctly - how ever I can not for the life of me get the results to display with their correct page ...
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'System.UnauthorizedAccessException' when accessing AllProperites if elevated web

Though the web is elevated, I get the following exception 'elevatedWeb.AllowAnonymousAccess' threw an exception of type 'System.UnauthorizedAccessException' when I try to access the elevated ...
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Using key-value defined in Site Options inside Designer Workflow

We have some key-value defined in Site Options for a site using SharePoint Designer. We want to use these values inside our Reusable Workflow designed using SharePoint Designer. I searched but cannot ...
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Change / rearrange / move user properties - Powershell

Is there a way with PowerShell to rearrange / change the order of user properties? If I create a custom user property and make it visible on the mysite I have to click like 100 times to get in to the "...
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Is it possible to GET a list of Files in a document library with “extended properties”

I have a document library to which I added some extra columns, mainly important one is "country". I can GET the list of Files using the following URL: /web/getFolderByServerRelativeUrl('/path/to/my/...
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How to display Title field as editable in Edit Properties

I have a custom Content Type, and a library template with that Content Type, that includes showing the default Title column. I created a library with the template with that Content Type yesterday, and ...
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How to modify Author field of ListItem

I am building a migration tool that is migrating items from an XML schema to SharePoint list fields. Everything is working fine except when it comes to the migration of Created By fields. I need to ...
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Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
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SharePoint 2013: Client Object Model NavigationNode properties

Can we set NavigationNode objects properties through Client Object Model [C#]? Below is the server side code of what I want to achieve through Client Object Model: var newNode = new SPNavigationNode(...
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Extract Site Collection Properties to File

Is there a way to extract all the Site Collection properties to a file using SharePoint Management Shell
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Custom views on the list of document Libraries in a site?

for managing contracts (collections of documents) I'm using a Document Library per contract. I will end up with hundreds (500+) of document libraries. Is it possible to make custom views on the list ...
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I want to disable Edit Properties from a sharepoint form library

I have created a sharepoint form library, with custom content type. I have an InfoPath form that creates with custom code a new items in library and copying some fields in to list columns using the ...
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Filter content types based on folder properties

Given: some Content Types with "categories" multi-value property (sample values are: "legal consulting", "accounting consulting"); some folders each one with a single value "category" property ...
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Problem to read custom webpart properties (if it's not static)

I have problem with custom properties. I want to set custom boolean value or write custom text. It do not work, if I don't set values to static. However, if I set value to static all webparts share ...
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Display page properties on Sharepoint page

I want to display a page's properties in the page itself. I can see them on my list of pages by modifying the view but if I want them to show on the actual page I have to do it manually. Is there a ...
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Removing fields from document properties bar on Excel sheet linked to SharePoint library

I have an Excel sheet which is linked to a library in SharePoint, which has a 'Document Properties - Server' section at the top. They fill out the Excel sheet, save it to the library, and the ...
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SPO Retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property using Powershell

I am trying to retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property for multiple SharePoint Online lists using Powershell. I can do it for each one in SharePoint on-premises: $ctx.Load($list....
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Can I edit standard wiki properties? (eg. Created By) How?

The question says it all: I am looking for a way to edit the standard wiki properties, mainly Modified By and Created By. I did a massive load of the wiki database at once through a program, but that ...
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New Managed Properties don't contain values

We are facing a very unusual issue at one of our customers. Newly created managed properties are not being filled with values. The scenario: SharePoint 2013 the Search Service Application has been ...
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Event receiver CancelWithError

I need to show an error message during in the ItemAdding event from a SP2013 event receiver. I used this code in case of error: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; properties....
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How to prevent Files with same Name?

I have a service that takes a file from a library and send it to an already specified folder. This becomes a problem when I'm having files with same names on diferent folders. Lets say that the ...
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Changing the Title of a Web Part Page

I have a page that I am unable to change the page title from the file name of the URL. I'd like to be able to change the title of the page so it is something different. I've tried editing page ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST-API: get global propertybag value

on farm level we have stored several values in propertybag. As far as I've understood the REST Api there is no way to get that values because the AllProperties endpoint is on web level. So what to ...
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Add custom properties at the WEB level?

I have several custom bits of information that I would like to store at the web-level, similar to how project-level properties are stored and accessed, like logo, title, etc on the _layouts/15/...
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Maximum length of SPSite Name and Description property values

Is there any reference to the maximum size for the Name and Description properties of a site collection?
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Error when I fill in metadata in excelsheet Document Information Panel

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library with a contenttype. I have some word, excel and pdf documents inside of it. When I open an existing excel sheet and go to the Document Information ...
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Get List by “InternalName”

I'm trying to use the SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Object Model to retrieve a List via an internal name equivalent. SPList doesn't have a Name or Internal Name property. It is referred to by the Title;...
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Version is being changed when editing document properties

Is it possible to edit "Properties" of a document? Each time I edit "properties" of any document, version is being changed. Is it possible to edit and it remain in same version?
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Save properties of a Webpart programmatically

I want to save the properties of web part somewhere in Xml/Xslt, So that if i remove a web part and then, again add it. previous properties will be retrieved automatically into the web part.
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Run some code when property of the webpart has changed

Is it possible to run some piece of code when a user edits a page and changes specific WebPart property value? I thought I would simply add the piece of code to setter of the property but ...
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Security trimmed results for custom query on property

The sites in my site collection are using a custom property to determine what "type" of site they are. E.g. web.Properties["SiteCategory"] = "SomeCategory1"; I'm planning on creating a web part to ...
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Using an application page to programmatically add a property to a SharePoint web

Apologies, this is definitely a can't see the woods for the tree's moment! Can someone kindly remind me the correct way of adding/modifying a property bag entry on the current SPWeb object from an ...
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Are farm admin privileges required to update SPContentDatabase property bag?

If I store custom data inside SPContentDatabase.Properties, must I be farm admin to be able to update it? E.g. SPContentDatabase contentDatabase = GetContentDatabase(); contentDatabase.Properties["...
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How to make web part with properties for Js Development only

I want to start development for SharePoint with JavaScript, but I am not sure if it provides the same flexibility as the server side development, for example I would like to make a web part with ...
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DefaultValue on WebPart Custom Properties

I'm new to SharePoint and I'm developing a WebPart. I'm trying to create some properties with a DefaultValue, but they stay null. Here is how I'm defining my property in my class: public static ...
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Open web part properties panel with javascript

I'm looking in a way to open the right side properties panel of my web part with javascript. This way when the user adds the web part to a page, a message and a button are displayed. Onclick the panel ...
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SPCopyDestinationCollection.Add() Method Does Not Persist to the Database

I'm attempting to run a basic PowerShell script to fix a lot of broken "Send To" destination links that resulted from a site migration from one farm to another. I wanted to proof-of-concept this on ...
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Internal Database location of Properties data

I have a number of documents stored in a Sharepoint library which has a number of properties. The data which I need to store in each property is available in a temporary sql table. I'm trying to ...
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AssociatedGroups collection of SPWeb?

I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose of adding an SPGroup to the AssociatedGroups collection (or its respective property bag item) of a site other than the group(s) appearing in the quick ...
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create_DialogOptions is not a function

I have a Custom Tool part on my web part that handles properties. It has a link that when clicked shows up a modal dialog but I'm getting this error: TypeError: SP.UI.$create_DialogOptions is not a ...
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Web part instances on Pre Render

I've developed a custom web part. With custom properties it loads an iframe along with other text. Then i tried to add this web part twice on the same page everything works fine except the "preview" ...