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Best practice for adding metadata in sharepoint 2013

I want to use the metadata tags in our sharepoint portal application. This should not be hard coded and need to be based on pages. The user should be able to search based on metadata tags. How can we ...
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Slow people picker issue in large organisations.

What is recommended time for people picker in large org. E.g Users : 10000+, multiple forests/domains at different locations. Our current time is 3-10 secs depends on location and domain. What is ...
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Hide all site templates except custom and also show templates which are added after feature activation

We want to remove all site templates except custom templates under Create > 'Sites and Workspaces'. and we only want to allow custom templates... Custom template can grow over the time by saving site ...
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MS-Word not allowing users to save a SharePoint document which has a field with multiple taxonomy terms

I tried creating an out of the box document library and added one taxonomy field. After I created a document and added a number of terms (about 50). If I try to edit the document in word it gives me ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

When I deploy my workflow.. I get the following error... Any idea what Can be causing this? Error 10 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': ...
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IIS worker process taking high CPU

I have a 3 server farm (APP, WFE, DB) On my WFE I am running a publishing site. Problem is on this server when you open the site, the IIS Worker Process takes a lot of CPU time. The same site on ...
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Enterprise Keyword not updating in SharePoint 2010 using client object model

Tried the following, it didn't give any error, but that column wouldn't update, while the Title did. please help me to resolve this problem using (Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext ...
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How i can change the color font to red in a drop down feild inside sharepoint

I have an issue that i need to change the font color to be red when we edit the Project task list in my drop down Task Status feild when the Task status is Late > color in red and we choose another ...
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Publisshing site, Display web part on every page

I am building a publishing site for an Intranet. Every page in my site has a contacts section right under the left navigation, content by query web part is used to fetch data from a SharePoint generic ...
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Adding Discussion Board Links within New Tasks.

What I would like to do is when I add a task I want to be able to click a button within the task and create a discussion board item with the same title as shown in the following screenshot. I would ...
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No SharePoint 2013 WorkFlow in the list

Goal: Use SharePoint 2013:s workflow in my custom list Problem: In the picture below it only has SharePoint 2010 Workflow only. What method should I do in order to find out why I don't have ...
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Unable to Create a Workflow in SP administration

Goal: Use a one of OOB:s workflow that is included in the SharePoint 2013 Problem: I retrieve a error message that says "The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of ...
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Like It Button on Sharepoint 2010

I want to make a button Like it in Sharepoint 2010 to visible for everybody on the Intranet Site could see, and everybody could push this button and see how many person like it. How I Could do it on ...
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How can I archiving gmail hosted emails on SharePoint Server

I have my email hosted on gmail cloud server, and I am about to get SharePoint 2013. I would like to use SharePoint to archive my gmail email on-premise. Can you advise on what I should do?
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Build a SharePoint 2013 People Directory with multple AD departments

I followed How to: Create a Simple SharePoint 2013 People Directory to create a search result for our employee directory. I used a basic "department:departmentname" refiner to show the results from ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Content Viewing” audit report takes forever to “working on it”?

I'm in a SP2013 environment. I enabled audit and then configured audit settings in the site collection, waited for 2 days. Now, if I go to View Auditing Reports under the site collection, I can see ...
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Migrating data from a document library to list

We have the following scenario. Large project requests come into a SharePoint document library, where we are using metadata from the word document to populate fields (costing, requester, acceptance ...
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What does the class “STS_ListItem_CustomGrid” mean?

I'm using query soap service to search on a SharePoint site, and I get some elements that have contentclass = 'STS_ListItem_CustomGrid'. I can't find the meaning of this item anywhere. Thanks in ...
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Automatically Authenticating with On-Premise SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 2.0 using C# Application

We're trying to connect to an on premise installation of SharePoint 2013 which authenticates using ADFS. Our Development was done using Office 365 installation where the following code works perfectly ...
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Count Number of Events of SharePoint Calendar of Particular month and Year

I have task to count number of Events of Particular Month and Year from SharePoint Calendar. Can any one help me how can I achieve this
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Word document conversion for my wiki library, “Document conversion has not been set up for the document you are trying to convert.”

I have added “Word Automation Services” service application inside my Wiki Library. And then I upload a docx file inside a wiki Page , and I access the uploaded file from the document library, then I ...
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Port change from 80 to 443 causing endless user prompting when accessing office files

This weekend I changed the main web application to run on https instead of http. This morning when some (not all) users try to check out or edit and office file they are continually prompted for ...
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What's the current consensus on which CUs to install?

Is there any "established" consensus on which Cumulative Updates are in general appropriate to install for a new SP 2013 installation? I understand that the March 2013 Public Update is generally ...
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Deleting lists upon feature deactivation

I have a FeatureReceiver class for a feature that deploy a couple of list instances. In the FeatureDeactivating event I want to remove those instances as well as other artifacts which get deployed ...
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March '13 Public Update possilby interrupted?

I was creating a new SP 2013 Enterprise installation on Friday, and the March '13 PU was still running when I left Friday evening. Our sysadmin did not know this, and rebooted my server on Saturday to ...
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Creating a List , document library, content type as Features using VS , VERSUS using CA to create these

In the past I have used the Central administrator to add lists, document libraries, apps, site collection, etc. and I did not use the visual Studio to create any of these items. But now as I gained ...
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Bestway to store and manipulate SPListItemCollection results

I get a SPListItemCollection in my program. I use this collection to show the items in a DataGridView display. I need to filter items based on a requirement. But .Add() or Delete() does changes to ...
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Error when calling isFollow() method. Error is “Invalid Pointer”

I am getting issue while fetching follow information for a site. I am getting error when calling isFollow() method. Error is "Invalid Pointer". below is my code function isAlreadyFollowed() { ...
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Converting an ASP.NET application into a SharePoint application, need assistance on doubts and good practice [closed]

we have a ASP.NET simple application with custom functionality that performs certain calculations based on data entered in text box and shows output in a label. We would now like to use it in ...
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How to install SharePoint WebPart WSP file with DLLs outside WSP?

We develop WSP solutions and embed the DLLs within the WSP and give to our customers along with power-shell script to deploy the solution on their farm. Today, we have purchased a WebPart from an ...
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Custom Workflow creates multiple tasks items when item created triggers workflow

I am brand new to sharepoint and suffice to say the journey has been somewhat problematic so far due to discovering a number of bugs with the software, such as crashes on importing a visio diagram ...
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How to set a landing page for ADFS?

I have to set a landing page based on the user credentials in a claims based authentication [ADFS]. Also, need to reach the same page if we go for windows authentication. How can we achieve this ? ...
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How do I create a parent- child navigation with site pages? SharePoint 2010

I'm using SharePoint 2010. How do I create a parent-child navigation on a flat site collection with only pages witch lays in the pages library? I what it to bee shown only when a user clicks on the ...
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SP2010 Activate feature Throws an error

I'm using the code below to modify Custom List Permission in SharePoint 2010. What I'm trying to do is to modify All Group's Permission Level to Read except for the Owners Group. My code runs fine ...
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Looking for a Powershell script to enable SharePoint Server Publishing on all sites in a site collection

I'm looking for a Powershell script to enable the SharePoint Server Publishing site feature on all sites in a single site collection or all site collections.
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Change a site name or link in the breadcrumb navigation

Just enabled the breadcrumb for all team sites however I need to change one of the names found in the drop down. We recently migrated to 2013 and for some reason it's still showing the old name. ...
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What is the purpose of Allow External Data Under Excel Service Application --> External Data?

We have a excel book that we can open via excel web part on sharepoint page. The excel book has external data connection to SQL Analysis server. Presently the setting for Allow External Data is set ...
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How to programatically modify contents of an excel sheet via excel web services in SharePoint 2013?

I have read that, While users can interact with Excel workbooks in a browser through Excel Services, the workbooks cannot be edited in the browser by using Excel Services. Programmatic options are ...
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What is the purpose of User-Defined Functions under Excel Service Application?

I have done a lot of research and have concluded that we cannot use VBA present under Excel sheet code in SharePoint. Today I was reading on excel services in sharepoint. I came across User-defined ...
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CAML : filter items based on FieldType regardless of the Column name

In a CAML query, can you filter items which has values in the column (Not Null), based on the FieldType of the column. regardless of the Column name ?
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jQuery to hide columns in a view

I am using SharePoint 2013 on Office 365 I have a list called Client View, that is grouped by client, then by password type, I would like to hide columns that do not contain any info, so for example ...
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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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Unable to see Sort options for some columns among list of columns of a List

I want the Sort option to be enabled for all the columns in a list. But i cannot see the ribbon(which gives sort ascending/descending option) beside some columns. Any idea why this is happening? ...
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Login page insted of login prompt in Sharepoint 2013

I have been create a Team Suite site in Sharepoint 2013.When any body try to start seeing site pages a logon window like below image display : How I can show custom login page instead of this ...
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Make the calendar web part static

I have a request to make the calendar web part static. Not allow users to change the month or click back to the previous week. Is this possible?
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SPEmailEventReceiver in sharepoint 2013

I'm stuck in use of SPEmailEventReceiver in sharepoint 2013. this my code: public class EREmail : SPEmailEventReceiver // this error because namespace can't found { public override void ...
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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 define scriptmanager timeout property in custom master page

I have a custom master page. When you create a custom master page then another page with similar name is automatically created by SharePoint. For e.g. my master page name was mymaster.html so ...
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Two SharePoint server Farms using different configuration databases with same content DB's

I am having strange problem while cloning the environments for SharePoint 2007 farm. We cloned the WFE and DB servers with different names. When the configuration wizard has run pointing to the new DB ...
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Getting user job title from a Sharepoint list through active directory

I have a SharePoint list and i want to get the user's job title (created by) from AD. Is there any easy way to find it. I been able to retrieve user email address. but now need to find the job title ...