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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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Render Pattern in list view for “custom field types” sharepoint 2010

I have developed a custom field type which will show the link to the "workflow history list" in the list (It's a column in the list). It works fine in sharepoint 2007 site. when i migrate the code to ...
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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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Error while installing SharePoint Server 2013 after installing SharePoint Foundation 2013

I am new to the SharePoint platform. I am trying to set up my development machine. I want to install SharePoint 2013. My OS is Windows server 2008 R2, DB is SQL Server 2008 R2. After installing ...
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SharePoint dialogue box/popup crashes Internet Explorer

I used to browse SharePoint Server 2013 site from Internet Explorer 10 installed on my Windows 7 machine. Earlier I did not have any problem with SharePoint site but now my I.E. frequently crashes ...
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How to get Version history of all fields updated for a list item?

I am developing a ticketing system on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I am storing Ticket data in a list with versioning enabled. On my user end (which is not a SharePoint solution, I can access only CSOM and ...
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Managed Navigation: The children of pinned terms not displaying

We have a need to take a navigation term (that has children) and pin it from the Site Collection into the Global Term Store. Then we have a separate Site Collection that will take the pinned term from ...
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Content Editor and RSS Viewer Conflict

I'm using the RSS Viewer webpart on a page with no issue. If I add a Content Editor Webpart to the the page (doesn't matter if I add content or leave it as the blank default) the RSS Viewer works ...
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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 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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Server Error in Save Site as Template in SharePoint 2010

I am getting the following error when saving a site as a template (just this specific site is having this issue - other sites in collection successfully save as template) ...
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How to obtain User Field Properties in Lookup List via Rest Api

I have a List (Topics) which has a MultiLookupField to a List named (Speakers) Speakers has a User Field (UserName). What I'm trying to do is to read some of the User Fields Properties. Which works ...
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Automated Quota report via Powershell

I am new to Powershell and have been using the following snippet of code to pull the site quota information from my farm $GetStorage = @{Name="Storage"; Expression={"{0:N2} MB" -f ...
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Get quick launch using CSOM (JavaScript)

On my publishing site I have changed its current navigation (quick launch) to use structural navigation, showing all items under current site. I see that the quick launch shows pages and sub sites for ...
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Collapsible regions in advance editing mode via Designer

Is there a way to enable SharePoint Designer 2010 (in advance mode), to show collapse/expand markers so that I can hide curtain sections on my .aspx pages I am not modifying?
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...
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Access Denied trying to access SharePoint 2013 REST API, User Profile endpoint

I am building a Provider Hosted App for SharePoint 2013 in PHP. I have been successfully able to generate an access token for my user, and remotely access an api for showing all the lists. ...
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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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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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Where does Sharepoint Designer 2010 store the Data Sources configuration?

I am experimenting with SharePoint Designer 2010 to create various data sources. When creating database connection using SQL user id and pwd, i get a prompt saying that the user id and pwd will be ...
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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: ...
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Automatically Authenticating with On-Premise SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 2.0 using C# Application

We're trying to connect to an on premise installation of SharePoint 2013 which authenticates using ADFS. Our Development was done using Office 365 installation where the following code works perfectly ...
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Logged in user name in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to retrieve the display name('firstname lastname') of a user who logs in the SharePoint site. When I log into my SharePoint site I could see at the top right --'domain/user name'. So when ...
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Get SPWeb at all the levels

I have a root site with sites at different levels(depth is unknown). How can I find all the SPWeb objects iterating till the deepest level. will the below code give me desired result ...
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When creating a web part project, is it true that we have to add it as safe control?

When we are creating new webparts when is it that we have to add safe controls to package or web.config. I am confused on this topic.. Pls guide. 1) Where does the webpart (farm solution) go when ...
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SP 2010: hide/disable column in edit form

I've got a list (based on custom list) with several custom columns. There is one column, that I want to protect from changes by the user (it will be set/changed by webservice call and should not be ...
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SharePoint 2010 - The account in User Information is not up to date with Active Directory

I'm running a 2010 SharePoint environment and have encountered a problem in the User Information list. Previously a user logged in with username: domain\JackSh But his accountname has been ...
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How to set Taxonomy Control using jQuery

I have a list with managed metadata column. In the new and edit form, I would like to set the value of that field using javascript. Is it possible to set the Taxonomy Control ...
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Retrieve All Lists With Specific Name Using Powershell

I have a powershell script that I am trying to use to add a column (Created) to a specific view in a specific list in multiple webs. The list exists in every sub web. The view exists in every list. ...
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Sharepoint 2013: how do I know if I am using server or enterprise?

I'm setting up a new SharePoint 2013 site, and I'm currently using an internal license from our Microsoft partnership on a dev server. I need to get a full license to use for a public facing external ...
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Remote Desktop rights - SharePoint 2010 Service Account (is it really required)

I am preparing a SharePoint 2010 (1 WFE/APP + 1 DB) farm. While planning for service account creation , I was wondering do I really need to give Remote Administration Rights to this account. The ...
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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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Powershell regular expression syntax for matching exactly 6 characters that start with two letters at end of url

I have been trying to get a regular expression right for the powershell match command. I am looping through all site collections in a web application (my sites have URLs SC followed by exactly 4 ...
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Implementing a simple bug tracking tool inside my SharePoint 2013

We have implemented a SharePoint 2013 web application , which contains two site collection; one community site & team site. Currently we have a custom software ready for testing . so I was ...
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Prevent corev4.css from loading

i would like to prevent corev4.css from loading for a public site (100% anonymous) to reduce pages size. any suggestions please ?
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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 ...