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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: ...
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MSDN like application on SharePoint 2010

I have a project initiated for a client where they want a Knowledge Base Application for their line of business. The interface needed is almost a replica of MSDN Library which needs to implemented ...
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How to dynamically generate Business Connectivity Services

We are trying to deploy a Business Connectivity Services(BCS) Model solution where the properties in the model depend on the structure of the data exposed by a web service. Ideally the BCS Model ...
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Content Type dropdown in a custom list edit form

I have two content types created A and B. I have a list definition where I placed those content types. Using SPD 2010, I created a custom list edit form and as you know, SPD 2010 will ask you to bind ...
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Create a QA site similar to StackExchange on SharePoint 2010 [closed]

One of our client wish to implement a smart collaboration process for its vast pool of employees around 50k located across different continents. They already have SharePoint 2010 enabled as the ...
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How to create a WSP solution package with visual studio 2012 for an existing SharePoint site?

My manager told me: "We don't create a WSP package for an entire existing SharePoint site, we just need to package master pages, CSS, images and page layout files into a solution package." Is it ...
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Update-SPSolution does not Deploy Solution

I am trying to deploy or update a WSP solution to SharePoint in a script using Update-SPSolution. The problem I have is that if this is the initial install I need to use Add-SPSolution and then ...
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How to add jquery library in sharepoint2013?

I am new to SharePoint, currently i am learning sharepoint2013, here i don't know,how to add jquery library in master page. Before that I did all steps from the following site ...
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Images in another web application don't load until refresh

I've just setup a new SharePoint site that has two web applications, one for MySites, and one with my main site collection in it. For whatever reason whenever a users profile picture from MySites is ...
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What is the Best practice to install sharepoint 2010 for an Extranet deployment?

What are the accounts and roles required in order to successfully install sharepoint 2010 server enterprise edn. in order to deploy an extranet successfully. Please do share good links that detail ...
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skills advise for SharePoint developer

I have ASP.NET (C#) development experience of around 3 years and worked on SharePoint 2010 for 1 year. I did some branding to change the look of the portal and developed some VisualWebParts using ...
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Governance plan - SharePoint 2010?

Can I get link for a short & sweet material on governance plan?
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SharePoint related PowerShell tutorials

I am really interested in PowerShell for SharePoint Administration. Please help me with some books, sources or tutotials.
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...
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Remove E-mail headers from Announcements List SharePoint 2010

The following picture is an e-mail sent by SharePoint announcement, I didn't set this up, but I am trying to remove the "E-mail Headers" section from being sent in the e-mail. Looking online it ...
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Document Preview in Search Result, SharePoint 2013 is not working

I performed below steps. Created a web application Created a separate enterprise search site collection. Created Search Service Application. Created content source Now, the search is working ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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SP is Undefined in SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog

I got "Type is undefined" and "SP is undefined" message when I try to open the list form in sharepoint modal dialog. Could anyone help me to resolve this issue? This is the code: <script ...
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SharePoint Maximum ListView Threshold

What is the maximum listview threshold that can be set on a SharePoint list? What i mean to say is, threshold above the default value that is 5000. And are there any effects on the performance of a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Can I use Visual Studio 2012 express edition for web-parts and app parts?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I want to develop the app and web parts using visual studio 2012 express edition. Can I use vs 2012 express edition to create app and web parts for SharePoint 2013? Can ...
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Feeding a new item to index instantly in SharePoint 2013

I have crawled and indexed some documents using SharePoint 2013 Search.I would like to feed index instantly when a new document is created. How can i feed document index instantly using SharePoint ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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SharePoint 2010 - choice of deploying dll to GAC or web application

In case of sharepoint 2010 is it really better to avoid deploying DLLs to the GAC (this has risks because of security override), instead deploying it to the web application IIS bin directory and use ...
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Creating Items in Drop-Off Library via SPD Workflow

Today I learned you can't move items to a Drop Off Library via workflow and expect its routing rules to kick in automatically. You then have to manually "Submit" each item, even if all metadata is ...
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Anonymous Access users can't submit InfoPath 2010 form to Form Library

We have a public-facing SharePoint 2010 Enterprise server hosting a Publishing Portal site running InfoPath Forms Services. We have an InfoPath Form on the server which submits to a Form Library. This ...
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Check an Admin account only using Javascript?

Could anyone suggest a way to use Javascript to check whether or not the logged in user to a SharePoint site is Admin? We need to hide some of the SharePoint's MasterPage ContentPlaceHolders if the ...
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SharePoint Wiki Versus SharePoint Blog for building a knowledge base library for our company

I am new to SharePoint and after reading about the available features inside SharePoint 2013 I have decided to either:- Build a Wiki Site using the Wiki Page Library OR to use the Collaboration -> ...
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Automatic translation from Arabic to English in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to create content let's say a website page in Arabic and then have SharePoint translate it into English automatically? What I want is to have two versions of the website, one Arabic and ...
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Installing Sharepoint Development Environment on Windows 8 Professional Edition?

Has anyone ever tried installing SharePoint 2010/2013 on Windows 8 Pro Edition? I am requesting for any suggestions. Should I create a VM using Hyper-V and install there or can I install it on ...
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List for all team sites for a specific user

I am looking for the possibility to display all the team sites a user is member of in the my site for the user.Also the possibility for the admin to get the same information about different user. Is ...
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Sharepoint Incoming email setup?

Is there a way to change the default FQDN "exmaple@sharepoint.Domain.local" to something like example@sharepoint.com? I have installed the SMTP feature on the sharepoint server and when In IIS 6.0 it ...
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accessing owssvr.dll in sharepoint 2010

I am creating a task scheduler for Windows Server 2008 to send mails for events whose date has passed and I am trying to access the task list using owssvr.dll with the following code in sharepoint ...
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Limiting the choices available when user clicks “Create”

When a user clicks "Create" from the "View all site content" page, a silverlight dialog box pops up presenting them with choices. We would like to limit the choices available to them in this dialog ...
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adding link to suite bar in sharepoint 2013

I have followed the following liks to add custom links to sharepoint 2013 suite bar. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/findnavish/archive/2013/02/07/sharepoint-2013-customizing-suite-bar.aspx ...
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Is VS 2010 needed to build a SharePoint 2010 project in Powershell?

Can you build a SharePoint Project without Visual Studio 2010/2012 being installed on the machine you are trying build it on using PowerShell? I have a PowerShell script the is working great. It ...
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Error occured in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is "Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint"
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Is it possible to Fire event when Content type added in Shared Documents in sharepoint 2010?

How to fire event when any content type added in shared document library ? How to handle this event ?
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Error connecting SP 2013 and TFS 2012

I'm trying to connect SP 2013 and TF 2012 and I am getting this message: Reconnecting SharePoint Web application at the following address: http://mydomain.com:28940/. [Warning] TF205018: ...
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How to get list item from a different site collection using javascript?

I have two site collection like site1 and site2. I am working in site1 application and I want to get a list item from site2. This is the code I am using: var ctx; var listItem; var title; var ...
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Disabled ribbon buttons in the library view

We had a user who installed IE 10. This messed up the users access to SharePoint 2010 sites. Then we removed IE 10, but in IE 9 the user still has a couple of Ribbon buttons that she used to use in ...
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Unable to open .PDF in new window with Document Library Groupings

I have a Document Library that is grouped by a column "Meeting Name." I should note that this code works on the other Document Libraries, just does not when the grouping is applied. Any suggestions ...
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Multivalue Property Refiners rendering as semi-colon separated

I'm having a hard time trying to get SharePoint to correctly display search refiners for Multivalued properties of a BCS model. I'm running SharePoint 2010 (not FAST) crawling content from a custom ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

we have installed share point server 2013 in windows server 2008 machine. For development environment we have visual studio 2012 on windows 7 machine and installed office development tools to develop ...
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Global Navigation Menu hidden to the back side of web part

Im having a global navigation menu and sub menu under that. The problem is this drop down sub menu is hidden when a dash board web part comes in page. That is the bottom part of the sub menu goes to ...
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C# VS PowerShell Script For Gathering Information

First I want to point out that I am very new to SharePoint. I have recently been hired as a SharePoint administrator, developer and content maintainer. Fortunately my new employer is willing to train ...
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sp.*.js are not registered to page for anonymous user in SharePoint 2013

I built a WebPart for SharePoint 2010, in this WebPart, when I click a button, it will popup a dialog which contains an image, I just call the sp.ui.modaldialog api direcyly. ...
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How to prevent Excel documents (.xlsx) opening in Excel Services on a mobile device

I have a customer that wants to use the BB(Blackberry) mobile device to open all excel documents (both .xls and .xlsx) using the client application on the device and not excel services. Is this ...
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Create a custom error page to redirect to instead of generic AccessDenied.aspx?

When a user has not been given permissions to a particular site they receive the ugly "Error: Access Denied" page. Is it possible to capture this on one particular team site (via custom webpart) and ...
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Tracking changes to a Content Editor Web Part and sending email

Is it possible to track changes made to a content editor web part and alert users to these changes? Basically, the same thing that I would do with a list, but with a CEWP instead? Thanks, Ninel
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Sharepoint Site Missing after failed patch

I attempted to apply update KB2553018 to Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 (via Windows Update) running on 2008 Server (32bit). The updated failed with Event ID 20 in the System event log: ...