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Customizing the Email text sent to users on granting permssions to various sites?

Where and what exactly should I be looking at editing to change the subject. body and other text of the default email that is sent by sharepoint notifying the user that he or she has been granted ...
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Update Feature automatically

I have developed an update for a SharePoint 2010 solution. This update defines some upgrades for some of the included features (the upgrade are managed via the new FeatureUpgraded receiver event). I ...
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Hiding breadcrumb in Sharepoint 2010 site pages

We have site pages stored in the document library. Is there a way to hide the breadcrumb which appears in the page (outofbox) site->document library->page name?
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Special Characters in sharepoint 2010 file/folder name?

What special characters are allowed and not allowed in sharepoint file/folder names?
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Configuring Alternate Access Mapping

My development environment is SharePoint 2010. I want to access my sharepoint sites with some useful names instead of http://my_machine_name/sitepages/home.aspx/ I want it to be like ...
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Couldn't find 'Rating Settings' under 'General Settings' in List Settings page

I have to implement rating like the steps here. But the problem is that I couldn't find 'Rating Settings' under 'General Settings' in List Settings page. I tried this to configure in central admin ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013: Need pop-up message to appear as soon as a user updates a list field value to 2 particular values

How can I get a pop-up message (which reminds the user to launch a url) to appear as soon as a user updates a list field value to 2 particular values? We are using SharePoint 2013. Thanks
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SharePoint 2013 continous crawl question and incremental

SharePoint 2013 Ent with SP1 and September CU I have question about the GUI when change the crawl to Continuous crawl. When I change the crawl to continuous crawl although the incremental crawl shows ...
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How to install SharePoint, What is the cost of it, How many users can use it.?

I've basic Question about SharePoint :- 1) How to install SharePoint Foundation free version and what are the functionality. 2) What is the cost of SharePoint Server 2013 and If I purchase is it one ...
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taking one day before if save data by REST through Visual Studio

I am saving a date picking from date picker of jqueryUI. While saving I am using REST Services. But the problem is that it taking the date one day before. And timezone is changing (already have ...
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How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not?

How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not using client context ? we can easily get using server object model but how to do this with Client Object Model
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Delete the item once it is added

I want to perform some Action once the item is added. I have a Custom List that reacts on Item Creation. If, at this level, i want to Delete the item immediately once it is added, how could I do? ...
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Sharepoint 2010 CSS - Quick Way to Clear all old template styles?

I am a web developer who doesn't typically work with SharePoint but I was asked to style up an existing site that uses one of the default v4 templates (blue/light blue). I have been changing over the ...
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Remove page layout from sharepoint pages library

In SharePoint Pages library we have pages, Artical Page and Welcome Page content type. And with this content type their are default OOB page layouts like basic page, image on left, body only etc. Now ...
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Usage of RootWeb property instead of OpenWeb method

I am referring a SharePoint book and I found the following code snippet in an example in that book. using (SPSite mySiteCollection = new SPSite(mySiteUrl)) { using (SPWeb mySPSite = ...
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What Solution (sandboxed and farm) should be select= Farm Solutions

What context, advantage and disadvantage should I be aware of in my mind when I gonna select farm or sandboxed solution?
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Understanding NLB between WFE and App Servers

There are two WFEs with high availability. I asked someone if you are using NLB between them to load balance and he said yes. Then he said we also have two app servers with high availability. I ...
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How to automatically convert the word document into PDF?

Is there any workflow that I can create to convert a word document into PDF after the approval workflow is finished.
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How to change site collection URL (Content Type Hub) in Managed Metadata service application

in Application Management -> Manage Service Applications -> Managed Metadata Service. Select manage metadata service and click properties. In properties window, I have added Site collection URL ...
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SharePoint 2010 — Visual Studio Project Structure

What are your project structures for sharepoint projects. For example my simple structure is: Think of a project named MyPortal MyPortal.sln --MyPortal.Branding (Custom master pages, page layouts, ...
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Sharepoint exceptionally slow at first load

I have a load balanced, virtualized windows authenticated sharepoint 2010 farm. I also have a similar setup on another farm. Now the issue is that about the first load page load performance issue ...
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How to register a new http module n the web config

I built a http module. I copied into the GAC . Then, I put into the WebConfig file lke this : <httpModules> .... <add name="MyAssembly" type="MyAssembly.Global"/> ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 get all Taxonomy terms JSOM

I am trying to get a collection of terms under a term set so I can see which have custom properties. I have been searching for almost a week now and keep coming up with nothing. I found several ...
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Does Central Admin Export List affect the source list?

I exported a list using the central admin facility and it seems the personal views on the list were deleted? Is this a result of the export? Are there any other side effects?
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Updating SharePoint item using REST API from outside of SharePoint

I need to update (CRUD) SharePoint list items from a stand alone application outside of SharePoint. This application can only use JavaScript to call SP. Deploying it as an app on SharePoint won't be ...
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Turning off “We found some suggestions for you on Sharepoint” globally

Every few days I get a "We found some suggestions for you" email telling me to follow people within our own organization. This is a very annoying and useless default option, at least for our mid-sized ...
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Do workflow instances resume after server/service restarts?

SharePoint 2013 Farm / 2010 Workflows I am wondering if running SP workflows resume after a server (or necessary services) restart? For example there is a workflow-action "pause until date" ...
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sharepoint 2013 storing data

In my company, we are just starting to use sharepoint 2013. I have been assigned a 'protype' project that will be used by other workflow projects that will be setup in the future. My question is ...
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How to obtain Description & Url from Url Field via Rest Api

I have a problem with retrieving the Description from an Url Field via the Rest Api from SharePoint. If I make a call and select an Url Field with the normal $select ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents after successful set up and config

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.15).aspx We have followed the TechNet article carefully and we have been successful, however, Office documents do not open in OWA. I get ...
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How to get ClientPeoplePicker value using javascript

can anyone please tell me, How to get ClientPeoplePicker value using javascript.?
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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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Programatically add SEO properties in SharePoint 2013 public site

Need to add SEO properties to a SharePoint 2013 site programmatically. I know how to accomplish this in the UI but not through code. Any help would be great. Thanks!!!!
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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
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How to activate a feature (scoped at site collection level) in all web application using powershell

I want to activate a feature (scoped at site collection level)eg:Publishing Approval workflow in all web application. Require the powershell code. Thanks
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WCF for SP Developer [closed]

AS a SharePoint developer, how common is it to use and work with windows communication foundation? What context? Any real based example?
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The MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010 certification (70-668) will be retired on January 31, 2014

Have read on Microsoft site that " SharePoint Administrator 2010 certification (70-668) will be retired on January 31, 2014." Does it mean that these certification does not have any value after ...
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How to call SharePoint list form, from other SharePoint list form, on clicking Next button?

I have two lists, List A and List B, now I need to call "List B form" from "List A form" on clicking "next button of List A form". Its like series of different forms of lists, i need to call one after ...
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Retention policy and recurrence

I'd like to set up a retention policy in a document library so that the editor of a document recieves an e-mail when the document was not modified within the last year. Then the editor of the document ...
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Session timeout doesn't work for FBA sites - sharepoint 2010

We have a new Sharepoint Server which uses Sharepoint Server 2010. It runs on Windows Server 2008. We are using it as a Webserver and need to deploy a timeout for all users who access it for security ...
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How to publish blog posts on behalf of another user in SharePoint 2010?

I have blog for our management team. Assistants will be posting instead of the managers. I have created a column called "Author" which is "people/group" lookup field for the assistants to add a person ...
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SharePoint 2013 lazy load for .click() issue

With IE 10 and Chrome 26 on Win7 x64 (Host1) no issues are appearing, except Firefox 20. With IE IE 8 on Win7 x64 (Host2) and IE 10 on Windows Server 2012 x64 (Host3), there is the following issue I ...
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Claim Based Auth Webapplication issue in SharePoint 2013

I have done FBA configuration in IIS. I am getting success to login through FBA User. But when click on sign out through any SharePoint user or FBA user, it will give error "Exception of type ...
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how to have a list like this

i would like a list that has one more column with a hyper link "details" inside of it. when i click that link for each list item, it should take me to a new item view. if this is the first visit then ...
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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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Open sharepoint site in google crome on dev box

I am trying to browse sharepoint site on dev site on the google crome but getting this below error. The site works fine with IE Update the image : Right Click on Chrome shortcut >> Properties >> ...
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SPUtility.GetLocalizedString() Method Parameters

I have two Label Controls with text property as "Name" and "Company". I want to change the text of these two Controls into Swedish language. For this, I created resource (.resx) file named ...