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Rich text Editor (ribbon based) in a webpart in SharePoint 2013

My goal is to create a rich text editor for a textarea in my custom webpart in SharePoint 2013. The data is saved outside the SharePoint, so I can't really use a sharepoint list for that. I really ...
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Sharepoint Development Environment Windows Azure

Can anyone please provide advice on setting up a sharepoint development environment. Basically I see that Windows Azure is a good way to go. The link is ...
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What does psconfigui.exe do?

just wanted to know what this application does.
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Can Sharepoint foundation be used with Sharepoint Standard?

Can Sharepoint foundation version be used to develop apps on and then deploy to Sharepoint 2010 (Standard) version ?
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Unable to delete List during solution deactivate

I have two list that I need to delete when a solution is deactivated and removed. But my code doesn't seems to be working. I am trying to delete and remove the quicklinks to the lists in ...
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Document library breadcrumb

Can someone tell me how to add a breadcrumb for a document library to a site page so that it will show the nested folder structure as a user navigate up and down the directory structure. Example ...
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Why are documents inside a folder not showing when a filter is applied?

I added a custom column called Project (string) to a Document List. I then set different views in different pages to filter on that column. The problem is that, when applying the filter, documents ...
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What version of Visual Studio 2012 needed for SP Dev

I have been researching the different versions of VS2012 for use in developing in a SP2010 (Foundation) and possibly SP2013 environment. I asked two separate MS employees about which version of VS I ...
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How do I retrieve a user's LogIn name through the Created By column of a specific item in a document library

Created By Field Returns the following: 1073741823;#System Account I want the following without string manipulation (i.e. without using substring to remove all of the characters before ";#"): ...
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Infopath with Sharepoint Foundation 2010

Is it possible to use Infopath 2010 forms with Sharepoint Foundation 2010? What licence(s) (if any), would I need to do so?
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simplest way to get SPUser or SPGroup From ID in sharepoint2010

i am stuck to an issue where i have a List ID - list of Ids i have to find the LoginName of SPUser or SPGroup with the id in the ListID i tried the following but it threws exception as it did not ...
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Start Workflow using JavaScript or Ribbon Button

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. I've developed a SharePoint-Farm Solution and now I want start a SharePoint Workflow clicking a Ribbon Button. I know that with SharePoint Designer I can create ...
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Get the group of the current user using REST API

I'm trying to get the group of current user. By using this code: function checkGroup() { var group = ["D", "Sup", "A", "CP"]; for (var i = 0; i < group.length; i++) { if ...
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Create visual webpart for SharePoint Online

I want to create a visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 Online but I find that the requirement is to install the SharePoint on the local machine. Another thing, do SharePoint 2013 Foundation support ...
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Multiple login prompts are driving users nuts

What are the typical causes of multiple login prompts on sharepoint sites? We have a production site where users who login outside of the domain (from home) are prompted multiple times (3 or so ...
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Sharepoint Installation Accounts Issue

OK guys, i need your help! My point is: I formatted my dev machine a few days ago, as so i needed to reinstall everything. Logged in as mammoth\marcos.natan, my user account, i installed SQL Server ...
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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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Moving a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 Foundation to SharePoint Server 2010

Is it possible to move a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 Foundation to SharePoint Enterprise Server 2010. I tried import/export using PowerShell and get an "Access is Denied" error on import. ...
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Turn off alerts on a task list

We have a SharePoint 2010 solution that uses a standard task list. We would like to turn off alerts for when items change in / are added to the task list. Is there a way to do this in code, either ...
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When & why I need to use web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true

When & why I need to use web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true, and why it is false by default: web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; //Update Item web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = false;
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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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Check If Document Library Already Exists Using Powershell

How can I perform a check if a document library already exists using Powershell in SharePoint 2010?
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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PowerShell script to set all fields in SharePoint list

This should be easy for someone :) I just want a simple script to update all items in a SharePoint list to a certain value IF a condition is true. Can someone assist? List is "Project Initiation" ...
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Check- in & check-out files using client object model

As the title says, how can I Check- in & check-out files using client object model?
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List.AddItem() and List.Item.Add() … why two methods for same purpose

I searched and got the difference between List.AddItem() and List.Item.Add(). SPList.Add() vs SPList.AddItem() SharePoint 2010 Now the query which comes to my mind is that why Sharepoint has two ...
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What's the preferred way to cache .NET objects in SP Foundation?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Founation (farm) solution scoped at the site collection level. What I'd like to do is cache some of my custom .NET objects so that the page requests can be processed faster. ...
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Installing RBS

OK I have posted other questions about this but no answers were given so I deleted them and thought I would try one last time before calling it a day... I am trying to install RBS for SharePoint ...
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How can I determine which solutions (and features) are being used in a SharePoint farm?

I inherited a farm and I need to document the solutions/features being used. At this point, I think I'll need to write some PowerShell or a console app to do this, but just wanted to throw the ...
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Color coding categories on a Sharepoint 2010 calendar

Was wondering if someone has experience coloring a calendar event based on the value of a category. I have seen guides to do this via Sharepoint Designer but would like a way to do this through the ...
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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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CSR and form templates

I'm trying to build an app that has a list with a custom form. I've looked at client side rendering and all of the documentation I've seen is about specific field overrides. However, the form I want ...
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Migrate Service Applications

I would like to know the approach to migrate following SharePoint 2010 service applications from one farm to another: Managed Metadata Project Service application BCS Secure Store Service ...
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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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Problem with Visual web part

Good day! I have an event handler that, when you add a document to the library redirects the user to a web form with the parameters of the document. In the web form, it displays the current user in ...
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Is it possible to create a Blacklist in the usermanagement?

We use a Sharepoint 2010. We want to prevent the Site Administrators assign a specific role (e.g. "Domain\All Users") to a site. So is it possible to create (maybe with custom code), a blacklist for ...
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Edit multiple list items in one shot?

I have a list that contains many items. I'd like to give my users the ability to select 10-20 items by "checking" them and then edit them all at once. Certain fields (item name, id, etc.) are ...
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ECMA script - retrieving SPList property bag

I have added a property bag to SPList. Since the SPList doesn't support property bag, I have added my custom property to SPList.RootFolder.Properties. I would like to retrieve this property using ECMA ...
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Overwrite SharePoint document using CopyIntoItems service of Copy.asmx

I am doing SharePoint implementation at iPhone/iPad side. I use SOAP/REST api calls for implementing this. One of my functionalities is to upload contents to SharePoint document libraries. I use ...
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Sandbox solution deploys , leaves xsl file in a checked out state

I have a sandbox solution that deploys an xsl file to the styles library. The solution is scoped to the web and what happens is when the solution is deployed, the xsl file is stilled checked. Now I ...
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What are CUI.debug.js files and why are they needed?

Our server has had some issues lately and we've been keeping our eye on the processes running. One process taking up a lot of memory is using CUI.debug.js. I'm assuming it's used for debugging? What ...
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Apply master page for all subsites in SharePoint 2010

Working on a SP2010 Standard intranet/extranet project.I have created a master page to use for all sites. But i would like to apply the masterpages to all sites and subsites. So what i'm trying to ...
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Domain Groups in SharePoint 2010

We have several domain groups that are not showing up in our SharePoint 2010 environment. The common thread seems to be that domain groups without an e-mail address assigned to the group are the ones ...
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Can you have multiple Excel worksheets for one SharePoint List?

I know you can create a table in Excel and export that into SharePoint as a list. I want to know if you are capable of having two or more Excel files updating a single SharePoint list. We want two ...
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What is a Service Account and a Managed Account in SharePoint

I am new to SharePoint and want to understand few concepts of it: What is Service Account and What is managed account and what is the difference between them Thanks in advance
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REST is returning '↵'

I have a problem when returning REST spaces for a textarea from a list. To get the information the REST is returning '↵' instead of space. Need to know how I change this symbol '↵' for space. ...
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Incorrect user name displaying on page [duplicate]

We just built a new SP 2013 farm. For some reason when I access the sites, I see I am sometimes logged in as one of our service accounts (sp_crawl). If I refresh the browser, it switches to my normal ...
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External Content Type SQL Authentication

Having an issue with the way that SharePoint External Content Types are authenticating to a SQL server table. Currently we have to enable NT Authority\Anonymous Login in the SQL database to allow the ...
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SharePoint iFrame in Internet Explorer

In order to make a search migration from SP 2007 to SP 2013, I have created an iFrame in a content editor web part in SP 2007 redirecting to the search page of 2013. However, after searching a word, ...
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SP2013 - howto list all the teamsites?

I am looking for a way to show/list all the teamsites on my SharePoint 2013 Foundation site. And if i click on the name, i have to redirected to the actual teamsite. How can i realise this, so that ...