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Site collection creation cancelled partway - now I can't delete or use it

Unfortunately we had a situation where an IISRESET was performed by one user whilst another was creating a site collection - now the site collection can't be deleted. When I go to central ...
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Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
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hide folder in SharePoint 2013

How to remove the Shared Documents folder in SharePoint 2013 My Sites? I have to remove or hide the shared folder using powershell method. Any powershell commands to delete the sharepoint 2013 mysite ...
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Copying files AND folders via REST/Javascript

I'm trying to build a the following functionality into a library view: Each document has a checkbox beside it User checks off which documents/folders they want to copy User clicks a "Copy Files" ...
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SharePoint deployment - Deployed to: GAC (WebURL/Global) / BIN

I know that when we deploy farm solutions then they are available under Central Admin --> System Settings --> Manage farm solutions. In this list of solutions, there are 3 columns. Name, Status and ...
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Should we run SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 or 2008 R2

We are getting ready to start a project to bring up a brand new SharePoint 2013 Intranet/Extranet site and was wondering if we should be using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows Server 2012. I know ...
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How to install CU in SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint server with the following build version, Version : 14.0.4763.1000. Under Manage Patch Status I can find the following products with the same above mentioned version, Microsoft ...
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Can I install SharePoint SP2 without installing SP1 in Sharepoint 2010

I have SharePoint Server 2010 (Standard edition). However I do not have any SP1 installed in the server. But now I want to use service pack 2 and cumulative updates. So my question is : Can I ...
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CAML query on Sharepoint List without duplicates

How can I retrieve all elements in a List ignoring duplicate entries So if List A contains: Employee A Employee A Employee B Employee B Employee C Employee D Employee E I want to get ...
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XSL - Grouping by list item column with multiple entries

I am attempting to utilize XSL to format results pulled from a document library, but unfortunately this is my first stab at XSL ever. The columns in the document library are fairly standard - Title, ...
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Sharepoint My Profile 404 NOT FOUND

When i click on SharePoint "My Profile" it shows 404 It takes me to www.myserver/my/Person.aspx?accountname=abc We use FBA authentication. How to fix it? Regards, Dhaval
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How to set visual webparts to load one after - another sharepoint 2010

I have a webpart page which have 2 custom visual webparts. When i set the debugger point on both the page loads of the webpart the 2nd visual webpart debugger is hit...that makes me think the 2nd ...
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SharePoint 2010 PeoplePicker Control Not Displaying User Data

In a test SharePoint environment, I have configured the User Profile Service, and the user profiles have been successfully populated into the UPS using the User profile Synchronization Service from ...
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Downgrade SharePoint 2010 from Enterprise to Standard

Is there a way to downgrade a SharePoint 2010 Server from Enterprise to Standard version, preserving all contents and profiles?
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Mounted Office 365 sharepoint workspaces lose connectivity - how to fix?

I'm trying to get my sharepoint workspaces on office 365 to mount like network drives. I can achieve this following microsoft guidelines, but after a while this fails. The user has to login again to ...
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“Could not load user profile” on OneDrive after migration to multitenancy

I've been struggling with this issue for a bit as we move toward converting our farm toward a multitenant environment. I was able to make a copy of my current UPS DBs, then use those to create a ...
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Upload site template PowerShell

I am using SharePoint 2013 and i want to create some spweb from a site template... I have created a site and added my desired content and i saved that site as template, then went to solution gallery ...
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SPWeb.getFile(Url) exception : value does not fall within the expected range

I suffer from a problem of value does not fall within the expected range from below code. string webUrl = "/_layouts/15/wfcourrierdep/ArticlesList.aspx"; string ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Detect when I am in edit mode with CSS

Is there a common id or css file that I can find on a page that SharePoint loads, whenever I enter "edit mode" for a publishing page? Reason being is because I reeeeallly want to use the following ...
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SharePoint 2013 Excel Services & External Data Refresh Failed

I need advice how I can fix problem with Excel external data connection. I have an excel file, which have connection to SSAS. Excel file "refresh all" works fine if I download it out from SharePoint. ...
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Limits of Running of SQL express for SharePoint 2013

What are some of the major limitations of using SQL 2012 Express with SharePoint server 2013, is there any Sharepoint 2013's functionnality or service that doesn't running in using Sql Express and ...
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powershell script to move/copy files from network path to SharePoint sub folder

if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq $null) { Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell } $spWeb=Get-SPWeb -identity ...
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Is there any way to post an anonymous announcement?

In my idea of an IT department adjustment, one person would write up an Announcement and submit it to another person for posting. When that second person approves it, it will be posted as normal, ...
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How to create Visual Studio Master Page project for SharePoint 2013?

I have seen few videos and read articles on creating/deploying custom master page via visual studio in SharePoint 2010. I would like to know if there is any manual/walk-through that shows how to ...
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List forms (new/edit/view) not appearing in popup

We have deployed a SP2013 site via powershell and notice that the list forms do not open in popups rather they open as page. We created a new SP site via central admin SharePoint UI, Same problem. ...
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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Dynamically display content in a wiki page based on a selected item

I am trying to organize a wiki page that will have a section of text, and then a series of sections where the reader only needs one piece, followed by more common content and more variable text. I ...
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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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Hide some fields in the NewForm.aspx for a custom list

I have 5 columns in the custom list. Out of which only 3 have to displayed in the NewForm.aspx page. All of the 5 columns have to be displayed on the EditForm.aspx page. While googling, I have come ...
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How can i Locate and modify the corev15.css

I want to modify the corev15.css file for my team site inside SharePoint 2013, but i am not sure where is this file located inside my windows 2008 r2 server ? can anyone advice ?
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How to display drop down menu (top navigation) - trying for many days now

I am trying to display top navigation as drop down menu just like you see in theme "seattle". I created my own theme, then I went to "Design Manager" and then I went to "Snippets". I copied the ...
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Create an item in sharepoint calender when infopath form is submitted in sharepoint 2010 through workflow

I have a scenario where i have vacation request which is a infopath form when submitted workflow kicksoff and the date item should be updated in calender and if it is deleted the item should be ...
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Approve tasks not assigned to me

I have created a 3-tier Approval workflow by sharepoint designer 2010 action "Start Approval Process" for a Service Request List. The three approvers can be assumed as team lead, project manager, ...
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msg file does not show Open button when site created from template

Situation: I have a document library with a few site collection specific extra columns. Uploaded msg files present the dialog with the Open button when clicked. I save the document library as a ...
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SP Designer modified content deployment to the production server

I have a question here on deployment to production server. Definitely this is not related to content deployment path/job to the production server. In our development set up we will create all web ...
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For some users documents keep opening in browser

I have the following behaviour with a couple of our users. When opening a document from our sharepoint 2010 site the document always opens in de browser first. On site collection level as on library ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Auto Create Managed Property not work

Hi i developed a site column, custom content type and a list definition. I set the value for this column and started crawling but i don't find these properties in search schema. If i add this column ...
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Sharepoint Site with Excel Sheet Template for Users to create New Sheets

I am tasked in work with creating a share-point site. Here are my requirements: The main page must allow the user to create a new "File". The file must be an excel sheet template that i will style ...
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Sharepoint 2010 http to https redirection iis 7.5

When i try to access my site using customsite.com it points to port 80 default site. when i put url as https://customsite.com it points to proper port and i could log in to the site. When a user ...
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Delete list in Sharepoint 2013 larger than 5000

I have created a sharepoint list in 2013 by importing an access 2013 table which has 7414 records and have set the list to sync with the table held on my local PC. I want to start over again but when ...
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How to add web part in page layout?

Ok I created my first master page and now I am working on page layout. I created a new "Publishing Content Type" page layout in SharePoint Designer whose content type was "Page". In that page I want ...
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Cannot get started with learning SharePoint 2013

I am new to SharePoint in general and I am going to start a new SharePoint 2013 project. I have registered with plursight training and I have attended some online sessions with them in addition I have ...
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How to create WSP Package of a SharePoint 2010 site without VS 2010 (with SP Designer)?

I am having a site with publishing feature enabled. So "Save site as a template" feature is not available for me. Since I don't have control over the SP server farm, I am not sure about how I can ...
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Get Task items from User Profile?

How are the tasks stored in the User Profile (MySite)? Getting items (tasks) from a standard list in SharePoint is no problem. But the tasks created in the User Profile site of a user seem to be ...
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from where i Copy “webtemp.xml” and “onet.xml” files of standared sharepoint 2013 team site

I want to create site definition in VS 2012. But for webtemp.xml and Onet.xml files,I want to copy content from webtemp.xml and Onet.xml files of standared sharepoint 2013 "team site" for my site ...
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Modifying the contents/template of the sharepoint Search alert mail?

I'm doing some RND on SharePoint search alert! I'm looking on how to modify the SharePoint search alerts mail. as in the Daily Alert Summary. Is there anyone who knows to do this? Please note I'm ...
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InfoPath Decimal Field Not Maintaining Decimal Preceding in SharePoint Library

Here is what I have done. I have created one new blank InfoPath Form and added (for example) 3 fields, say A1, B1, C1. A1 = Decimal Field = Decimal Preceding : Auto B1 = Decimal Field = Decimal ...
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How to dynamically change master page's master page?

I have designed a module that change master page dinamically based on user log-in privileges. I followed this tutorial : ...
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SPListItem.Update() not firing ItemUpdating

I'm updating item in SPListItemCollection using SPListItem.Upadte() but my event receiver is not receiving ItemUpdating/ItemUpdated events (breakpoints are not hit on either handlers). Sample code ...