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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 + Install-...
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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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SharePoint 2013 How to change “Shared With” button to default to advanced view?

Our site has lots of fine-grained permissions. We're currently running 2010, but are in the process of looking at moving the DB's to 2013. I've just figured out how the "Shared With" button replaces ...
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How to Install Sharepoint Online Management Shell on Powershell 5?

I need to migrate 300K records from my filesystem to Sharepoint Online (SPO). I am on Win7 SP1 and have MS System Center 2012 Configuration Mgr. installed so can't install WMF/Powershell 3 or 4, but ...
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Use Sharepoint for news publishing

Our vendor has set up a Sharepoint installation and created a publishing portal with a pages library. So far, so good, but we have the following questions about this implementation: It seems ...
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OneNote cannot open onepkg file from SharePoint

I am using OneNote 2010 with SharePoint 2013. So far, it has been working fine when I sync a notebook/sections/pages. However, I am having trouble opening a .onepkg file when it is stored in ...
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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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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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Redirect user when document closes in office web apps?

Is it possible to redirect a user when closing a document in the web app viewer? In particular, I have a left menu link to .pptx documents located in the document library. When the X (close button ...
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Access SAP Netweaver Demo OData

I have SAP Netweaver Developer account and SAP Demo System is providing ODATA Urls to public. The OData Urls are available in the below site http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-31221 Note: 1) Basic ...
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EndPoint Failure

Running a 2013 farm in RTM state right now...have several servers in the farm 2 WFE, 2 APP Servers, 4 Search Servers. Been seeing these errors in my event logs and it's very random...sometimes it ...
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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

We have installed SharePoint 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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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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SharePoint 2013 Add Read more link in Announcement web part each list items

I want to add Read more link in my Announcement Web Part I followed this blog post: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/2013/04/07/styling-announcements-with-javascript-using-js-link-in-sharepoint-2013/ ...
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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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Generate report from sharepoint 2010 list

I need to generate a report from sharepoint 2010 list using any good and easy method. Any suggestions along with the procedure are welcome.
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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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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 list column limit

We are designing a system where data from forms will be stored in sharepoint lists. Problem is there are many fields around (260). What is the better way to handle this ?
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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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Create SharePoint Contacts List From AD

A similar thread already exists but I do not have much experience with the SharePoint User List (in fact never heard of it!). The thread is here: Populate SharePoint Contact List with AD user ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Load JavaScript or CSS file only if not in edit mode

From a custom page layout, for a publishing site collection, how can I tell SharePoint 2013 to display... <script> console.log('this should display in non-edit window'); </script> ......
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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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How to filter 65.000 list items fast

There's a list A with over 65.000 list items and growing about 300 items/year. There's a list B with a lookup field to list A. I want to use the OOTB form to add an item in list B, but I need ...
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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 create Visual Studio Master Page project for SharePoint 2013?

I have seen few videos and read articles on creating/deploying custom master page via visual studio in SharePoint 2010. I would like to know if there is any manual/walk-through that shows how to ...
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CAML query to filter items by Content Type, independent of column name

In a SharePoint list I have a column, created using a custom content type. Let's say, the content types is "MyContentType". I used in a column "My Custom Column". Need to filter out items if the "My ...
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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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Generate report of all SharePoint groups along with their owner information

I want to have a powershell based tool to have report of all SharePoint groups along with their owners (I mean site collection admins). I am new to powershell, any help is appreciated.
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How to find if a site collection is deleted

I used Get-SPDeletedSite command to find the deleted Site Collections. It returns Site Collection deleted from UI but it is not listing Site Collections deleted using Remove-SPSite command. Can ...
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How to query more than 100 rows with CSOM?

I have a WPF application I've built that relies on data within a SharePoint list (synced from a website). I believe, perhaps incorrectly that this query will be limited to retrieving 100 rows at a ...
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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 ...