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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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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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SP2013 Move Blogs Posts Part to another page

I am trying to duplicate the default Blog Posts web part that is created for Blog sites on SharePoint 2013. Finding that it is not a simple things though I would guess that many others would be ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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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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Cross Site Publishing

I have enable Cross Site Publishing feature. In the first site collection I have enabled pages library as Catalog. In the another site collection I am connecting to first site collection. Pages and ...
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Only show first preview of posts on blog site homepage

We have a SharePoint blog site, with the default Posts view on the home page. Some of the posts are quite long, and take up all of the page, removing any value in having a list of posts on the ...
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Check given user's listItem permissions with SharePoint 2010 Managed Client Object Model (c#)

Is it possible to determine if a user can access a given item identified by its url without the users context - it has to be done with CSOM. Code so far: var file = ...
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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Obscure Search Errors - SharePoint 2013

I have been troubleshooting an issue with the Search Service Application in our SharePoint 2013 environment, and not having much luck with finding a solution. I'm trying to avoid rebuilding the SSA if ...
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Global Navigation Menu hidden to the back side of web part

I'm having a global navigation menu and sub menu under that. The problem is this drop down sub menu is hidden when a dashboard web part comes in page. That is the bottom part of the sub menu goes to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 designer workflow error 401

I have created a designer workflow in SharePoint 2013 and i have published the workflow as a non system account (as required).But when i check the status of the workflow it say internal status ...
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Do SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Client object model support run with elevated privileges code

Can I elevate Visitors Group users permission via javascript client object model code to do some list or library item updates ?
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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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Powershell command to find active features for site collection

Im trying to find active futures for my site from below script but im prompt with error ( cannot call a method on a null-valued expression) Appreciate your help $activeFeatures = Get-SPFeature ...
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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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Best practice to add list item in SharePoint Server OM?

from the below codes, which one is best practice and performance wise also:- CASE 1: using (SPSite oSPsite = new SPSite("http://website url/")) { using (SPWeb oSPWeb = oSPsite.OpenWeb()) { ...
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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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The same CSS displays different view in SharePoint 2013

I have a customed CSS file. I add it in my farm solution and then deploy. And it works well. But some persons do not have same view as me. I don't know why. We are in the same company, have the same ...
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retrieving subsites from parent web using REST

I am trying to get all subsites from a parent web using REST API. I tried following query which shows "The page cannot be found". mysite/_api/web/parentWeb/webs
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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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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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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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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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How to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in sharepoint

Today i have facing a problem of the Denial of Service (DoS) attacks on my public facing anonymous web site. My server return the error message as "Server is too busy, Try again later". We have ...
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Which version of Sharepoint is best for collaborating with clients?

We are looking to allow our member firms who are not part of our internal company but are our clients with different email domains to connect to our SharePoint and collaborate on documents with each ...
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Is it possibly to apply CSS based on user?

Is it possible to apply CSS according to the type of user and/or his permissions? (e.g., admin, regular users, etc...) For example, I'd like to hide the #s4-ribbonrow for regular users since they ...
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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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How to use Happy Hour in List View Threshold

I have heard of list view threshold as something good to be kept and it really saves the server. But I am not sure about how to use the concept named Happy Hour.
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Where do i locate ULS Logs for Sharepoint 2013 Farm

I have Medium Size farm with 2 App Server 3 wfe 3 workflow and 1 sql server. 2 app server host central admin, 3 wfe host 5 web applications. I recently encountered error and correlation ID was ...
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Set default value in people picker javascript/jquery

I want to set current logged in user to people picker by javascript. I can retrieve the value of user(lets say in var user).But how to set it to people control. Any help is much appreciated.
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How to export speific rows of a list to excel (using OOTB)

I need to create a list with "Export" as a column. (Export column should be a hyperlink field). Once user clicks on "Export" field value, then that specific row data should get exported to excel 2010. ...
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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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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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Determine if a SharePoint 2010 Site Has Any Custom Solutions

I am attempting to make a copy of a SharePoint 2010 web application and I can get it to the point where I have imported the content from the source site. At this point I hit the login page and that ...
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SP2007: Download document after form submittal?

I have a request from a client to see if the following can be done. The catch though, is we CANNOT develop any custom webparts nor use sharepoint designer. We can only use & modify "out of the ...
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Event Reciever ItemAdded fired twice

I'm trying to do some treatement after creating an item but the treatement is done twice because in my code after creating the item, I'm updating it , so the event reciever get fired twice: first when ...
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Chat in SharePoint 2010

I want implement chat in SharePoint 2010 I need to develop the chat application in SharePoint 2010. I need the Steps for Development and my requirement is that users should able to chat with each ...