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Infopath's built in Username() function returning “i:0#.w|Domain\UserName” instead of just UserName?

How can I modify the UserName() return string to display only the username as opposed to "i:0#.w|Domain\UserName"? When I had the same form in my development environment it returned ...
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Sharing data between multiple site collections

We currently have no central records for the addresses of our offices around the world in SharePoint. Different teams maintain their own address lists, and a search for an address may return various ...
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'The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is not installed on this machine' on SP Server

I made a fresh SP 2013 installation on win 2008 R2 SP1. When access SP Mgmt Shell, I am getting the following error - "Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' is ...
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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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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use a lot 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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“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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How to Add Data Field to Existing Custom List Form?

Say I have created a really simple custom list via Sharepoint Designer, and then created a custom NewForm.aspx called NewFormTest.aspx to go with it. Now I have to add a field to the custom list. I ...
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How to activate and use CMIS for a SharePoint 2013 Server?

I want to sync my SharePoint files to my desktop using CmisSync. To do this, I need to activate the CMIS protocol on SharePoint. So, how to access documents stored inside SharePoint Server 2013 from ...
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What is new in SharePoint 2013 ?

The SharePoint 2013 is now released. What is New in SharePoint 2013 ? What are they added in SharePoint 2013 then SharePoint 2010 ? What are the new features ?
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SharePoint Webpart development using SPA or JavaScript library for better performance

We are looking at using combination of MVC4 and JavaScript libraries like Knockout and/or Breezejs for providing SPA or better navigation and performance within SharePoint 2010 environment. I am ...
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Office files won't open in SharePoint 2013

I have a strange issue where no office files will open within SharePoint 2013. When I click on any word, excel, powerpoint file I get "the webpage cannot be displayed" and there is some text added ...
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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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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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1answer
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MSCD certification for sharepoint

I don't know if here is the right place to ask this question, so excuse me if it's not. I want to take the SharePoint 2013 certification for developing applications (70-488) I want know how much ...
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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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1answer
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Find an item, search multiline text

I have a SharePoint list that contains multiple fields. One of which is a multiline "Notes" field that is not included with the default view. When I perform a search on the list, I can search on any ...
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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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2answers
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Redirect user when document closes in office web apps?

Is it possible to redirect a user when closing a document in the web app viewer? In particular, I have a left menu link to .pptx documents located in the document library. When the X (close button ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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How to total calculated columns in SharePoint 2013?

I created a custom list in SharePoint 2013. I want to total calculated fields column I searched the net there are blogs but for SharePoint 2010 not for SharePoint 2013 any help will be apprecaited
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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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 ...