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How to control the paging item limit for my discussions inside a community site

I have a community site , but I am unable to figure out how to control the paging item limits for the following views ; Recent, What's hot & My discussions. I tried for example to modify the item ...
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Code to create a new task in task list for each user from people picker

Can any one let me know how to add a new task for each user from people picker. For example In my people picker i have 3 users (john,kevin,Tom).I want to create 3 separate tasks in task list for ...
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Update list column using client object model code in SharePoint 2013 goes in onFailure without giving errors

I am using javascript to write the client object model code in SharePoint 2013. I want to update a column of the form library but I am not able to do it. The code goes in the onFailure method without ...
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How do I create a public view from a private view

It seems like I can't modify a private view to be public, or duplicate a private view to be public. Am I restricted to copying by hand all the settings of my private view, then creating a fresh ...
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Batch update URLs inside documents (PDF, DOC, XLS) within SharePoint Document Library

Our IT department is in the process of moving over the 2010 farm to 2013. There will be some lag-behind sites that wish to retain the original URL because the impact is too great to fix right now ...
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SharePoint 2013 with Google Chrome Version 29 is not working well

I am facing the following problems when accessing SharePoint 2013 using google chrome Version 29.0.1547.66 m:- On an Announcement App part I will get the following error:- TypeError: Cannot ...
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Custom CSS will not work on Internet Explorer 8

I have created a custom CSS file under my (site content --> style library) and I added a reference to this CSS on my master page. I test the layout on chrome, Firefox and IE version10 and it is ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Sorting Search Results not working (KeywordQuery-SortList)

am using KeywordQuery to search and.. the SortList does not affect result, it is always return first 5 results. Any suggestion? The code is bellow... using (KeywordQuery query = new ...
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in ...
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Multiple SSL's on one farm on Azure with one IP

Windows Azure hosted environment: 1 x SharePoint 2013 on Server 2012 1 x SQL Server 2012 Standard on Server 2012 At this point we have multiple HNSC's running using a wildcard SSL, but we have a ...
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PowerShell script to update Task “Outcome” and “% Complete” fields

I have a problem (see Workflows do not continue after user completes a task nor do they update task outcome and percentage) that I can't get around. I thought about running a powershell script every ...
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We have implemented a real-time dashboard in SharePoint Online - Is it possible to hide a web part until it is fully rendered by the browser?

We have implemented a real-time dashboard in SharePoint Online. While the web part is updating [the screen refreshes every 5 minutes] we can see the underlying html (1st Screenshot) before it is fully ...
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upload multiple child docs not associating to parent list item

I have a Parent List and a Child Library. 1 Parent to many Children. The Child Library has a required column of Parent List Item, when you upload 1 new document the "new Item" dialog appears ...
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Openning two javascript:OpenPopUpPage dialogs at the sametime

I have added a script editor inside my team site, that contains two links to show pop-ups dialogs as follow:- <li unselectable="on"><a ...
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How can I set the permissions to gear icon

I have 4 different type user groups I want to display gear icon for Site administrators and Site owners only.Where can I set the permissions to gear icon
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.Net to SharePoint [duplicate]

I have 1 years of experience in asp.net. I have worked with MVC, asp.net, C#, JQUERY, CSS. I want to learn something new so I have chosen SharePoint because of market demand and salary. I am very ...
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wsp activation does nothing

I have created a site template, downloaded and imported my WSP into Visual Studio 2012, selected the needed lists and dependent columns. When I deploy to a new site collection from Visual Studio ...
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Number of memebers inside my community site is wrong

I have a community site collection which use to have three members, then i remove two members from the community site. but on the home page still the number of members under the "what happening" ...
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Discussion forum is not working well after restoring the site collection

I have created a new site collection of type community site on my development machine, then I have backup the site collection and I restore it inside staging server. I am lo-gin as the site ...
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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again”, when adding new announcement [closed]

I have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. then i have added an Announcement app to the site, but then i try to add a new announcement i am getting the following error :- The server was unable to ...
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All instances of services on servers in the farm were stopped

All instances of services on servers in the farm were stopped in SharePoint 2013 and I have NO OPTION to START it. I logged in as SP-ADMIN account. I tried with answers mentioned here and in the ...
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Disable users from entering to default page

How to redirect users to http://serverName/Page/default.aspx When they enter http://serverName/default.aspx The first url opens root site, which shows all the contents in SharePoint Site. But I ...
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Limit a user group to a specific view created via InfoPath 2010

I have created a new view called 'RequesterView' (via InfoPath 2010) to add items to a issue tracking list. The purpose of this is to limit the visibility of certain fields such as 'Assigned To', 'Due ...
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How to connect multiple external tables into one SharePoint list to perform CRUD operations

I am working with SharePoint 2013 and I have a requirement where I have to perform CRUD operations on multiple external tables (SQL Server) with SharePoint in one List and vice versa. I am able to ...
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Hyperlink to open latest item in a document library

I have a document library that holds the company newsletter each month. On the main page of our Intranet I have a link that always goes to the latest version of this newsletter without my having to ...
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How/Should to chnage the farm version on my staging and development environment to be the same

I run (get-spfarm).buildversion on my development and on my staging environments and it seems that the build & Revision are different as follow :- On the Staging :- Major 15 / Minor 0 /build ...
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Which database my current SharePoint server is using

I was told by the DB adminsitrator that the current SharePoint server on staging is connected to database named SV002\SPS, but when i create a new application the database server name will ...
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PowerShell Error, Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined

i have typed the following inside PowerShell:- PS C:\Windows\system32> Restore-spsite ? cmdlet Restore-SPSite at command pipeline position 1 Supply values for the following parameters: Path: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add Custom Refinement “Sort By” option

In SP 2013 with refiners you have the ability to Sort By Name, Count, Number. Each of my lists have a Title and Order column. I want the items in my refinement panel on the search page to be sorted by ...
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SharePoint 2013 - 2010 Approval Workflow Status Canceled When Completed

I have built a 2 party approval workflow using the 2010 workflow engine in SharePoint 2013. The workflow begins and ends with Impersonation steps to handle permissions and the declaration of the form ...
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SharePoint 2013 suddenly start raising the following error:- HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

The SharePoint server 2013 was working well inside windows sever 2008 r2, but suddenly I start getting the following error when trying to access the sharepoint administration UI:- Service Unavailable ...
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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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Restore-SPFarm : Cannot find the proper backup files to restore. Verify that the directory name is valid and that the backup file exists

I have backuped a sharepoint 2013 web application from my development environment, which created the following :- XML file named spbrtoc And a folder contain .bak files named spbr0001. So on my ...
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Site page publishing button gets disabled

im having issue with pagers Publishing feature Sharepoint 2010. issue is Publishing button is not enable in the ribbon? my site was migrated form 2007 to 2010 im assuming todo that ? this are ...
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How do you add / remove items to the very top menu item in SharePoint 2013?

The menu that I'm referring to is this one (the blue bar): I've seen some deployments where people have custom items up here (for example, Outlook, linking to the organizations web Outlook client). ...
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Default search will display multiple search results for the same data

I have a team site which contains some announcement Apps, document management Apps etc. now let say I search for a sentence , then SharePoint will display the the search results from the following ...
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Restoring a Team site collection inside another environment will display an empty white page

I have developed a team site inside my development machine, which contains the following :- 5 overlayed calendar Apps. One announcement APP One document management APP Script editor web part Content ...
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Client Side Object model code goes in onFailure function

I am using the client side object model to approve multiple items from the form library. I need to access the values of some of the columns of the form library. The following is my code: var ...
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How can I change the background color for the welcome menu

I have changed the color for the upper suite to be blue and the color for the username text to be white. But I have faced problem , since when the user hover over the username the menu will become ...
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how to delete sharepoint workflow from powershell

hi guys i need a help to get easy way to delete work flow from sub site level . its a pain to load it to SPD and do for there since site have lot of work flows . this Poweshell i got the work flow ...
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How can I use SPServices to save a “Person”?

I'm attempting to save the current user to a list using SP services. The column for User is setup with the type of "Person or Group" When I use SPServices to save it I get error code 0x80020005 which ...
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How to get Last Modified Timestamp of a file from sharepoint?

I am creating a Web Application in ASP.NET wherein I need to find out Last Modified Timestamp of a file (the path of file is given). But, I could not figure out How to do It. I have written below ...
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Are there operations affected by installing PowerShell v3 with SharePoint 2010?

We currently run SharePoint 2010 Enterprise in our production environment and are looking at updated our build and deploy framework that is written in PowerShell. It would be nice to take advantage ...
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Automating creation of title block in Sharepoint 2010 Wiki pages

Standards on my enterprise Wiki include a page title similar to Wikipedia's - a Colored Heading 1 copy of the page's title, followed by a horizontal rule, at the top of the page. However, people have ...
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Displaying subsites in Page Layout

Is there a code which I can use to display subsites in Page Layout at my desired position? I want to display list of subsites with hyperlinks in Page Layout. I don't want to use current navigation or ...
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Taking granular backup rather than complete site backup

When ever I want to move site to one server to another I take backup using "backup-spsite" command. This was fine until now so is there a way to take backup of those items which were changed? For e.g. ...
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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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Will content approval workflow send email alert and show up in tasks?

If I used default content approval workflow for both Lists and Pages, will it send email alert to approver when a new item is posted? Secondly will the pending tasks to approve items show up in task ...
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Any code sample available for fetching data from SAP to sharepoint feature using BCS?

We require to get data from SAP system in sharepoint 2010 timer job and feature as well custom webparts, reports. Require walkthrough samples or guidance to achieve the same using BCS.
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URLs have double-encoded spaces after migration

After migrating our farm from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (in 2010 mode) we are seeing that URLs to images are now double-encoded. Specifically in locations where we target MySite profile ...