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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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Is Sharing with external users allowed in SharePoint 2013 On Premises?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 On Premise for a team site. Supposedly, external users will need to access to this site. However, I could not figure out how to share the site with external users. All I can ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
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Form Creation in SharePoint 2013 Standard Version

I have read this article http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2013/03/04/options-to-create-forms-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx about options to create forms in SharePoint 2013. I learned that ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again”, when adding new announcement [closed]

I have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. then i have added an Announcement app to the site, but then i try to add a new announcement i am getting the following error :- The server was unable to ...
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Maximum allowed values in a single sharepoint lookup column/ sharepoint list update

I am facing problem with my custom developed webpart which inserts data into a sharepoint list using excel sheet. I have a list with around 50+ columns in it, it has 10+ lookup columns in it, things ...
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Master page for user profile pages, how that works?

I am building a SharePoint intranet branding solution, I have built 2 master page for site and system. Planning to build another master page for users but noticed each user has a different site ...
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How to Create Piechart in sharepoint 2010 Based on the List item Values? Only using Javascript/jquery

I have a CustomList in Sharepoint 2010 as Mentioned Below.have two columns Team and Values of Team List A Team ValuesofTeam A 9 A 6 B 7 C ...
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SharePoint MySite - Changing the notification email

SharePoint 2013 sends a notification email when you first setup your MySite. Does anyone know how can we update this email template. I see one of the ways is to update following key in SPSCore.resx ...
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Set “Overwrite existing file?” unchecked by default when uploading document

Due to Business requirement is it possible to set "Overwrite existing file?" unchecked by default when uploading document. This change would let users prompt when overwriting document, at the moment ...
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Get all user profiles to list

I have created user profile application successfully and also I got all user profiles to Central Administration from AD. but now how do I save these all user profiles details into list in subsite. I ...
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How to foreach through a list and get distinct values from specific columns C#?

I'm able to loop through a list on sharepoint and get the information I need from selected columns, but how would I loop through a list and get only distinct values from a column in C#. For instance ...
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Check users group membership via REST API using AD-Groups in SP-Groups

I am aware that similar questions have been asked around here but none of them answers the part of AD-Groups that are used inside of SP-Groups. I have several SP-Groups in my teamsite. I follow best ...
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sharepoint 2010 context menu event handler

i want to hide sharepoint 2010 list/library context menu based on users. i am using below javascript $(document).ready(function(){ $('.ms-MenuUIPopupBody').live('blur', function() { ...
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Change SQL Server Port for existing SharePoint 2010 environment - Howto

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment configured with SQL Server 2008R2. Currently SQL Server is running on 1433. I am willing to change the existing SQL server port from 1433 to some non standard ...
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Is mQuery stable to use instead of using jquery in Sharepoint 2013 and higher?

In my SP2013 environment, I use jquery, but had the issue of the $ clashing with Sharepoint's own $. The original thread was here Does Sharepoint 2013 really have a jquery conflict with $? In there, ...
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Javascript to change colour of items in a list

I have a list with items that have columns where the user can select Yes or No to certain things, I would like to have it so any instance of Yes is in Green and any instance of No is red The issue ...
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Importing the Profile Picture from AD using ADI & ADFS

I configured the SharePoint 2013 farm recently for one of the Customer. As per requirement, I have to use ADFS as authentication and Active Directory Import(ADI) for User Profile. Everything as ...
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How is Infopath 2010 “Sharepoint List Form” different from “Web Browser Form” and other form types?

If to create a new Sharepoint list, browse to it and click on ribbon a violet button with Infopath logo "Customize Form", one can edit fRom Infopath Designer a fOrm used for updating/editing and ...
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How do you switch to a different site template in SharePoint 2010?

If you used a site template (such as the Document Center template) and wish to use a different template (such as a Team Site), how can you accomplish this? More importantly, how do you do this ...
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SharePoint 2013 Full Crawl never stops

I have set the following inside the content sources: Incremental crawl to be every 20 minutes Full crawl: At 1:00 every day. When I first set this it was working well, the incremental crawl take ...
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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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The best practice for moving content database between two farms

I have two farms both running SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2, basically something like a development environment and a production environment. I have a site running on web app - port 80 and it ...
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A bug, saboteur, or am I going crazy… SharePoint 2010 Farm That Keeps “breaking”

Good evening everyone. What I'm about to describe is actually occurring. This is not some weird problem that's the result of custom code or a third party SharePoint Solution. It's an out of the box ...
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Multiple lines of text not accessible in $select/$expand query : Sharepoint 2013

On-site enterprise install of SP 2013. I have a list called Questions. This list has a Title, ID, and a custom field called "Question" that is a Multiple Line of Text field set to type: Plain Text. ...
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Powershell: Cannot update taxonomy type column item with multiple values

I'm having a strange problem. I try to populate items' property which is of managed metadata (taxonomy) type and the update method doesn't work. This field has "allow multiple values" property ...
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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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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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Make a RESTful API Call to SharePoint Online from Console program

I knew how to make a RESTful API call to SharePoint 2013 OnLine from SharePoint APP (Provided-Host App). Like get List from Site. There are already many samples in here. Because the TokenHelper can ...
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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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Reindex Pages Library using powershell

I want to reindex page library using powershell. I have try with c# code. Code is below. void Main() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://demosvr1/web1/")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) ...
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View custom field property value using JavaScript

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Need to retrieve the Custom field property values using a JavaScript. [Trying to do this during item click in the SharePoint list item view. I call the JavaScript on the ...
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2013 Workflow - Clearing a field

Using SP2013, SPD2013, 2013 Workflow I'm building some workflows that, at various stages, need to clear the data from a field. In this case it is a "Person or Group" field. The way I'm trying to do ...
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How to measure SharePoint availability?

Management is on my back again. Now they want me to provide them with a measure of Sharepoint 's availability for reporting purposes. Given the system is architected for high availability makes this a ...
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Disable inline editing on a list?

does anybody know if there is a way in SharePoint 2010 to disable inline editing on a list? Or, is there a way to prevent users with contribute permissions on a list from creating list views with ...
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SharePoint 2010 — Visual Studio Project Structure

What are your project structures for sharepoint projects. For example my simple structure is: Think of a project named MyPortal MyPortal.sln --MyPortal.Branding (Custom master pages, page layouts, ...
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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
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Does Sharepoint 2013 really have a jquery conflict with $?

I have been working on SharePoint 2013 recently, and noticed that under variation sites, SharePoint 2013 has a java script file that defines a global variable called $ which overwrites the jquery $ ...
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SharePoint 2013 JS Link edit form control

I have below code snippet to make fields in a SharePoint list edit form read only under certain conditions. This works fine but what I would like to know is how I can return the edit control for a ...
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JavaScript client object model - get current user email id, first name, last name

I want to understand the difference between the following two methods to retrieve the current user email id: Method 1: function getCurrentUserEmail(){ var clientContext = new ...
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Filter list view with url parameter. Strange behavior in Internet Explorer (SharePoint 2013)

I have a link opening the listview AllItems.aspx with specific filter parameter in the url which works fine. But if the user tries to change the filter of the prefiltered column, e.g. by selecting ...
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copy a SP 2010 site collection from prod to dev

We are trying to copy a SP 2010 site collection from our prod environment to dev. The site collection has it's own content db. Is it possible to just make a backup of the prod content db, restore it ...
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Display Description of choice column type on top

I have created a list with type Choice and set Description for the same. I have set Radio Buttons as "Display Choices Using". When i click on Add New item the Description is shown at the bottom. Is ...
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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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Data from multiple lists using single REST API call

I need to get some data based on a key field from multiple lists. For this, I may need to do multiple API calls. Is there any way to avoid this ? To get all the data from multiple lists in a single ...
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Using Bootstrap framework/foundation framework with Sharepoint

Is it possible to use bootstrap/foundation with SharePoint to improve the front end look of SharePoint 2010 or 2013? Can anyone suggest anything related to this? Thanks
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Safari web browser will NOT perform Asynchronous Automatic Refresh. Rather it will do a full page reload

I have added an announcement web App, to SP2013 my team site, and for the App part Ajax option I enabled the following:- Enable Asynchronous Update Show Manual Refresh Button Enable Asynchronous ...
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Does anyone know how to create a sharepoint search alert using c#?

i need to develop some sharepoint search alert related werb part and would be grateful if anyone who has previous knowlenge in this area share code snippets or sights where i am guided. Thank you.
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Sync Google Calendar with sharepoint Calendar

How to synchronize Google calender with SharePoint 2010 calender ?