All commercial releases of SharePoint. Excludes free license versions of SharePoint.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
316 views

Protect wsp file from Reverse Engineering

How to protect wsp file so no one can read my source code. When we change wsp file extension from wsp to zip, it gives all dll file and this dll can be extracted from .net reflector and get all source ...
4
votes
2answers
727 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
6k views

PowerShell and the client object model: “The collection has not been initialized”

I'm trying to grant a user permission to a SharePoint site using PowerShell and the client object model. The code I'm using is as follows: # Setup context $context=New-Object ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
156 views

SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit Header Issue

I am using Quick Edit view to add data in list. but when i entered more data like more than 10 or 15 then i can not see header of the column. so i need to scroll up the page and again scroll down to ...
4
votes
1answer
9k views

CAML Query Lookup/Choice Value Type as Text

So, here is some lines of code that i write to retrieve data from Sharepoint list using CAML query. string qryCaml = string.Format(@"<Where> <And> ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

Add New List Item with SPServices anonymously

I have an HTML5 + jQuery application with a built in contact form that I wanted to hook into Sharepoint, and Lists seemed an ideal way to do that. I used the jQuery library SPServices to get this up ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
5k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

using jquery and search.asmx service search People in sharepoint 2010

Hi i use below code for Getting people Search. Using below code I am able to search but getting only user name and User my site url. I want all user profile Property.How I get all user Property using ...
4
votes
1answer
194 views

Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

When users provision a Blog on their SharePoint 2013 MySite, the Site Title is called "Blog". Thus when a crawl is done, the search results say "Blog" as the title. Is there a way to change the ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot delete file: “checked out to -1;#”

I am trying to delete a couple of files from a document library, but SharePoint 2013 tells us that "the file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user". However, when attempting ...
4
votes
2answers
9k views

Where do I find reference dll for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting?

We are upgrading a VS solution from SP2010 to SP2013. We are using VS2010 and Windows Server 2012 OS. Can you tell me where is the DLL for System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting; located? The error ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
112 views

How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
4
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
861 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
889 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
468 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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: ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

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) ...
4
votes
2answers
595 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
111 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
920 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
175 views

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?
4
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
462 views

SharePoint server 2013 is running too slowly on VM workstation

I have the following specification for my development environment; Host Machine:- Windows 7 professional. Core i7 (8 processes). VM workstation. 32 GB RAM. 700 GB hard disk. On the VM:- Windows ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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. ...
4
votes
1answer
594 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
377 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
716 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
278 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
837 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
962 views

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 ...