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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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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Additional properties shown in search results - how-to

I am looking for a way on how to display the three dots '...' when hovering over a search result in SP2013. E.g. a word document, the hover shows a pop-up with file content preview and a few details ...
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Help Updating Image Url of recently modified Sharepoint List items

I'm working on a project for my group where we want to display a different stage progress image whenever the current status field of a list item (Req Status) is changed in the Edit Properties window. ...
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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; ...
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Using Newsfeed as Employee Gratitude - default functionality?

I have activated the Site Feed feature on our publishing site based on this Answer: How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013? My client would like to leverage the OOB NewsFeed webpart so ...
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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 ...
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get word property

Hy, I've a document library where we load word document with custom properties. Are there a way in client script to have their values? I need the properties inside the word document updloaded and not ...
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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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Replicate See Also functionality in View properties page to search result page

When i click on the view properties link of a document in a sharepoint 2013 library, i am taken to page which shows all the document properties on the left side. And to the right I can see a heading ...
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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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File Upload Option

I've made my own visual web part which works fine however I'd like to give the user an option to upload an image that can then be use by that web part. How do I define this in my code? At the moment ...
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Metadata fields not shown for Office files but shown for PDF

We have an out-of-the-box document library with some Office documents and PDFs inside. I've added some columns (site-existing ones): Comments, Company, Keywords. Now when I view/edit properties: ...
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Add Properties to a SharePoint Apps

I am working on SharePoint 2013 on-premise, I am developing a Provider-Hosted Apps, and I wonder if it is possible to create App properties which will be set up when the apps is installed on a ...
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Access properties from within another web part

I have a problem regarding accessing the properties of a web part from another web part. For testing, I made the following setup of two (farm-) web parts. One stores a property called TestProperty and ...
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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 ...
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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(); ...
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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" ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Interface not saving or updating to reflect actual file state

I am noticing a few issues with SharePoint Designer 2013 and I am wondering if I am doing something wrong and if there are any fixes. I am working on Publishing Site Page Layout. I try to save a ...
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I can't find the markup for webpart properties in visual studio

I've created a custom web part editor but I don't know where to look if I want to find the markup for all the properties of my webpart inside visual studio. I mean I can create new controls on ...
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Trying to populate a dropdownlist with the webapplications from the farm on a custom property in a visual webpart

I'm trying to populate a dropdownlist with the webapplications in my farm. This dropdownlist is supposed to be visible from the custom property pane on the visual webpart that I'm creating. This is ...
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Setting a custom property to specify user permission and creation of groups

I've been reading a few blogs on how to create custom properties in a visual webpart. I've set three values on a dropdownlist and populated the custom property with these values. When I change the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - get List IRM properties with client object model

This link here shows you how to get the IRM properties of a list with the sharepoint sdk: ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Get the List's / Library's IRM properties

I have been struggling with something lately. Does anybody know where I could pragmatically find a list's IRM settings? I am talking about these properties: Thanks, Dan
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Change “Select” choice in dropdown list to not a choice

I have a drop down list field and it's a required field, but I don't want the select default choice to be a choice. How do I accomplish this in Infopath?
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Getting the properties of an item through web services

Is it possible to get the SPListItem.Properties property of an item through one of the out-of-the-box API web services in SP 2013?
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Document ID not showing in document properties

I have enabled the Document ID Feature, and it works just fine; in the document library, I can have a view showing the IDs. However, the ID is not visible when I check the document properties, and ...
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How do i add a custom web part property with a dropdown list

How would i do this for a system.web.ui.webcontrols.webparts.webpart, i have found many articles showing how to do this for microsoft.sharepoint.webpartpages.webpart but this wont work for the ...
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Is it Possible to create Client Web Part enum property dynamically?

I am creating an SharePoint Hosted App using CSOM technology. I want to set the ClientWebPart Property dynamically. I want to add enum property Dynamically. App will bring all the list name from my ...
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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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SPWorkflow.Tasks is empty when not in debug

I'm facing strange problem. I have following code to get last item workflow and its task item. var wfCol = item.Workflows; if ((wfCol == null) || (wfCol.Count == 0)) return null; var wfItem = ...
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storing persistant data at farm level for a timer job

Ive created a timer job and a application page so i can set some custom values that the timer job uses. Im currently storing the values in the farm.properties hastable so that the timer job can ...
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Dates and times in Properties vs Fields

I'm trying to roll my own archiver for SharePoint. I always try to let the underlying object serialize itself. Only when it fails do I try to use .ToString(). Anyway, while inspecting the Properties ...
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Hide Columns in Document Information Panel, but show in properties panel

I am trying to hide some columns from view in the DIP, but allow users to change them in the properties panel for the document. I am trying to associate 3 base content types for attaching different ...
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How to use relative URL for image in Master Page?

I am using a logo in my Master Page which will be displayed on all pages. How do I use its relative URL? Currently it is written as: <img src="/sites/Style Library/Images/logo.jpg"> But it is ...