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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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In SP2013 how to search a datetime property with querystring?

In my test SP2013 farm, on a page with OOTB search result webpart, I key in follow query string in browser: /sites/abc/SitePages/search.aspx?k=NewsArticleDate=2013/6/14..2014/6/15 It seems ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calendar Reservation

My company moves to Sharepoint 2013 and wants to have a reservation calendar. But the feature called resource reservation not enable in 2013, just in 2010 based on 'Group Work Site'. I can make it ...
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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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How can create a view to filter the a list based on the current login user

How to create a view based on the current user is in a Person or Group field , this Person or Group field can contain multiple user but not SharePoint Group ,I try to use the contains to filter the ...
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Is Sharing with external users allowed in SharePoint 2013 On Premises?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 On Premises 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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What happens to a paused workflow when the item is changed?

Let's suppose we have a workflow that is triggered when a task item is created or modified (as chosen in the settings for the workflow). The workflow contains a step that pauses until the day before ...
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How to export .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 Farm

I want to download/export all .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 farm in order to deploy them again on new environment. How can i export or download .wsp files? I don't want to extract .wsp ...
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Rename sitecollection

Im trying to rename a site collection by changing the url by using this PowerShell $site = get-spsite -identity http://xxx:9000/sites/SCOne $site.Rename("http://xxx:9000/sites/SCOneNew") I got ...
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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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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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Get the id value from the page url

In SharePoint how do you get the ID value from the url of the page you are on using javascript( Jquery,ajax, Rest..), e.g. I have the url like so: http:// ddd/mypage?ID=xx I tried before to ...
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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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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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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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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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User Group or Role based on logged in user at Client side script

How to get the user groups or roles for the current logged in user? I need to find this from the javascript/jquery. Is it possible ? I may get the current logged in user id from ...
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View outlook calendar in sharepoint 2013

Is this possible to view outlook calendar in sharepoint 2013? Head of the department wants to view everyone's outlook calendar in the sharepoint 2013. Is this possible? He can view other's outlook ...
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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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CAML query join and sort by column of projected fields

I am trying to execute the following query: query.Query =<Where> <IsNotNull> <FieldRef Name='Product' /> </IsNotNull> </Where> <OrderBy> <FieldRef ...
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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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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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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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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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RSS Viewer Customization

Would you please help me in the below two issues: First, How i can open the article feeds in a new tab... When we click on the "More..." Button since it's open on the same tab (How i can add the ...
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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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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 ...
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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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“Include Content” is disabled

On one of the site collections, when saving a list as list template the "Include Content" checkbox is disabled (greyout). This issue occurs for all lists under all sites. Is this a security feature or ...
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User Profile Synchronization service is not starting

Following error occurs: UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Failed to configure MIIS post database, will attempt during next rerun. Exception: System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: ...
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Auto-complete “Person or Group” Fields on Non-Default List Forms

Problem: When using a non-default form for new or editing items the auto-complete function for the people field is lost. According to my research Sharepoint reverts back to an earlier versions ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Date Refiner

Does anyone have any experience or recommendation in creating a custom search refiner that allows users to select from month/year values rather than date ranges provided in the default display ...
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Workflow Suspended at Email

My SharePoint 2013 workflow keeps suspending itself at the point it's supposed to send an email. The email details have been specified in Central Admin but it's still not working. When the workflow ...
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How to import a Webiste into Sharepoint

I have to following Problem: I want to build a Sharepoint based Intranet for a company, so how can i import the Sites, Workflows etc. that i build in my "IDE" into the Companys Sharepoint ...
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Use SharePoint out of the box as a BPM(Business process management) tool

Can SharePoint be used out of the box as a BPM tool? If it can, what are the limitations? I have come across 3rd party tools like K2 which does the job but want to know if SharePoint can do it on its ...
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How to upgrade page layout from SP2010 to SP2013?

I am migrating some sites from SP2010 farm to SP2013. One of site collection contain a site content type page. When user create a new page in specific page library, it will generate a new page based ...
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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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Relational List fields

I have 2 lists "People" and "Meetings". I can create meeting and add multiple people to meeting using lookup column. Now, I also have a field in People list called "Meeting assigned" where it should ...