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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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Remove the text below the noteboard webpart when no post

Is there any way to remove the text below the noteboard webpart when there is no comments? "There are no notes posted yet. You can use notes to comment on a page, document, or external site. When you ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 ADFS User MIgration

We want to migrate all of our users in SharePoint to ADFS. Our farm has 22 site collections. I have a script that uses Move-SPUser to migrate each user. We have over 7,000 accounts to migrate and I ...
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Changing User Profile Property for all the users in sharepoint 2010 using powershell

I want to change the edit setting and Display setting value of a user profile property called Department for all users. Can someone please tell me how to do it. I can get to the department ...
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Managed Property Mapping in display template giving blank values for custom properties

I have specific problem. In search result I want to display certain information from a column called Metadata. So I did this: Is column mapped in Search Schema? MetadataOWSTEXT - Check Performed ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013: How do I restore the “All Items” view?

I accidentally deleted the "All Items" view on my SP13 List page. When I try to re-create it I get the error message "this view already exists." "All Items" does not appear in my dropdowns anywhere, ...
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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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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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How to retrieve all choice field values using ecmascript – SharePoint 2010 and bind to html dropdown in the content editor webpart

I need to bind the SharePoint 2010 choice column in the HTML dropdown of the content editor webpart.. I have followed this blog but it could not achieve my requirement. I have replace my listname, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Install-SPUserSolution: Sandboxed code execution request failed

When executing Install-SPUserSolution powershell command the following error is shown: Install-SPUserSolution : Sandboxed code execution request failed. At line:1 char:23 + ...
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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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Missing OOTB Enterprise Workflow Templates

I am using a SharePoint 2010 Enterpise server, with the Norwegian language pack installed. The issue that I am having is that some of the standard OOTB workflows (within the Workflow feature) are ...
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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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Statistics on Sharepoint, what is the best practice?

I need to know who visits a site collection and I was looking for a way to get information about the visitors such as: user, ip, etc. I thought to use Google Analytics, but there's no way to registry ...
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Refiner does not show all file types

I created a Sharepoint search center with the refiner "file type". All document types related to the keyword are shown in the filter except Visio files (vsdx), but if I edit the search page and ...
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Workflow failed to start. Workflow variable ReturnValue was null when a value was expected

we are running Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and have a very large custom list with several approval workflows created in Sharepoint Designer. The workflows run daily and very recently we noticed ...
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Order a grouped list by the number of items in group

I have grouped a list of documents based on a persons name. I would like to have the name of the person with the most items at the top. I.e Paul (5) Steve (3) Aaron (1) How can I do this?
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Known Issues List SharePoint & IE 11

Is there a definitive known issues list available from a recognised source (i.e. Microsoft) for IE 11 and SharePoint Enterprise and Foundation for 2013, 2010, 2007?
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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 2010 Site Actions menu items hidden in IE9

I poked around a bit for the answer but didnt find anything. I have a site in which the Site Actions menu items are hidden in IE (all version). Some background on the site: I am currently working on ...
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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

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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Hide some fields in the NewForm.aspx for a custom list

I have 5 columns in the custom list. Out of which only 3 have to displayed in the NewForm.aspx page. All of the 5 columns have to be displayed on the EditForm.aspx page. While googling, I have come ...
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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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Can we access list from other site collection sites using javascript object model?

ECMAScript object model can only be used in SharePoint sites. So you can’t use this object model in an asp.net site to access SharePoint resources deployed in another url as this is cross-site ...
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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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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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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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To enable versioning in a custom list in visual studio 2013

I have created a custom list in visual studio 2013 for sharepoint 2013. Is it possible to enable versioning for this list in visual studio itself? Or Do we need to do it via UI only in sharepoint ?
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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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SharePoint 2013 JSOM check if a list exists in a given subsite.

I am iterating through subsites\subwebs to see if a particular list exists in every subsite. The issue I am facing is that, if a list does not exist in one subsite the whole script stops from ...
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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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How to delete a my site for a single user - SharePoint 2013 on premises

A 'my site' has somehow been set up incorrectly on SP2013 OnPrem. I would like to delete the site for this particular user, to allow him to create the site again, presumably correctly this time. Can ...
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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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Can I set unique permissions for a list item

I have a list of 10 employees. I want the managers to be able to view all 10 row items. However for the employees I only want them to be able to view their own row id. Note each id includes a ...
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Retrieve data from Sharepoint list to ASPX page

I have a sharepoint list named Products with the following columns: ProductID Name Price. In ASPX page there are 3 text boxes that will hold the data for each corresponding column as shown below: ...