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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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Add user in group

I'm trying to add a user in a group during my event itemupdated. Like this he has the necessary permission to move a file and after I remove him from group. I've tried this to add but nothing ...
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Check if a user can read a specified File

I'm working with SharePoint Client API 2010 for a .Net application. I want to check if the current user (or a specified user) can read a specified File? This user could also be in a SP Group or in a ...
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People picker: Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have configured the people picker with the following PowerShell command: stsadm -o setproperty -url http://our.acc.myCompany.biz -pn ...
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Grant column-based access in a library - SharePoint 2010

I'd like to grant user permissions to specific documents defined for a given project type. Unfortunately, all documents are lumped into a single Shared Documents library, categorized by a column ...
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Integrate SharePoint User links with MySites

In staging, if you click on a user link (for example, on a permissions page, or the 'modified by' column in a document library), it automatically goes to our staging MySites site. With fiddler, I see ...
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User feedback while uploading large files

I currently have an asset library setup to allow users to collaborate with short video clips, a maximum of 250MB. These clips have a short lifespan and retention is set to 10 days. While this all ...
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How can I change a list item's user permissions programmatically?

In my SharePoint list, there are different users in different list items. By using C#, I want to change the users' permissions to "Read", but I couldn't find an exact solution for this. If you can ...
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“User cannot be found.” Error While Updating List Item

I'm experiencing a weird error while trying to update the author and editor on some files in a site, but not all, and the behavior is strange and inconsistent. The code: SPListItem item; int newID; ...
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All user lost permissions including system account

All users have lost all the permissions on the site collection. Even the System account can not perform any action. I have reviewed the services and profile sync is correct.
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Get the current logged in user in sharepoint added HttpModule

How can I get the current logged in user in SharePoint in an added module? I have tried the following codes but I always get the system account SPUser user = null; using (SPSite site = new ...
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How do I create a Validation feature for User Profiles in MySites (SharePoint 2013)

I have a request for users to be prompted on their MySites page if one of their User Profile property has not be completed. I came across a similar question -Displaying a User Profile Property In ...
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Modifying E-mail through shell on Sharepoint 2013

I have working Sharepoint 2010 script that modifies e-mail for the web site user. The problem is - the script doesn't work on Sharepoint 2013. I am not able to modify its e-mail. I tried to modify it ...
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Where does SPFolder store it's “Created By” information?

Here's an odd one: I have a content type derived from SPFolder, that I am creating through code. As part of the creation process, I am trying to set the "Created By" information to be the user who ...
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Users access to subsite but no acces to root site

In SP2013, I have AD users. I have : site1 subsite1 sub_subsite1 sub_subsite2 I want the users to access to sub_subsite1, for example, but no access to subsite1 or site1. I know this is ...
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SP2010: Why are individual user accounts appearing in group list

SharePoint 2010 I go to site settings and People and Groups, click on Groups on the quick launch to view all user groups. In the list of groups, there are more than a few user accounts that are ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Create users form SharePoint

In SharePoint, can you create users directly from a teamsite? i.e the users are not local computer users or Active directory users, but they are created and managed from SharePoint. This means that ...
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End User Training: Differences between SharePoint 2007 & SharePoint 2013

Less of a technical question but more of a governance one. I'm finding it hard to take off my technical hat for this one. Helpful responses will of course be marked as answers and upvoted ...
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Get Context through REST call

I know that in SharePoint 2013 with JavaScript, you can load the current context like so... var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var user = context.get_web().get_currentUser(); ...
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Check login user exists in sharepoint site?

We are creating mobile app for SharePoint 2010 site.when mobile user enter user name and password .How i check that user exsists in AD or not .
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Is there a way to hide the Persons tab in Sharepoint 365?

I don´t want my users to see each other but they do if Persons tab is enabled. Can it be disabled?
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Create a user-specific home page

Is it possible to have user specific home page in a sharepoint site? For example when User 1 logins to the site, Homepage 1 will be shown and when User 2 logins, Homepage 2 will appear.
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How programmatically create a new user in Sharepoint 2013

How do I create a new user account in Active Directory from SharePoint 2013 programmatically?
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Send current user's parameter to External Content Type

Is it possible to send the current user's username as a parameter for my External Content Type query? I am on SharePoint 2010 Standard.
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Show list items depending on a user

I have a list and for example in my list there is a column called "Go to" and this column has values "user1", "user2" and "user3". I want my list items which have "user1" value just be visible to user ...
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Get SharePoint User JSOM

I want to get a User via JSOM. The User is not the current user. The object I want to get should be SP.User (not String or anything) I want to get the User by asking for his login ...
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Can't get the user email from user info when code executing in timer job

SPList resourceList = SiteProvisioningProvider.GetListReference(web, "Lists/list"); foreach (SPFieldUserValue admin in adminCollection) { SPListItem ...
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C# custom list checking

I have made new custom list (throught sharepoint), and I have only add couple custom fields, which type is TEXT. I have rename that TEXT example "Extra". I know how I can read list through code. ...
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Sharepoint Groups [No Access]

I'm trying to select groups I created in Sharepoint Designer (2010). But they all say, [No Access] when I'm using the "Grant Permissions" Screen. If I add them in the regular sharepoint ...
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How to link to user profile in wiki

I'm looking to add simple links to different users within a wiki article (i.e. "John defined the original request, which was then expanded on my Jane." where John and Jane linked to their profile ...
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Review or Simulation to make user to have right access

When you work for a organization that has about 300 users in a SharePoint solution and I need to review if right user has access to right page to right information. Is there a simulation approach to ...
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Users cant see 'Modified By' or 'Created By' (columns blank)

I have an issue whereby users can't see the 'Modified By' or 'Created By' columns on my SharePoint site (the columns are blank). This issue affects all users, even those with full control. I've ...
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Login takes SHAREPOINT\system Account

When I Open m Web sometimes it Takes "SHAREPOINT\system" Account insted of My Own Account.. Can anyone help me why it is doing like that?
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How to get the name from a user id

I query a list via jQuery (on the RSS presentation). The content type has one field that is used for a responsible. In the XML returned, only the User ID is supplied. How can I get the name of that ...
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UpdateFarmCredentials: PowerShell command line error?

stsadm –o updatefarmcredentials –userlogin "[DOMAIN\USERNAME]" –password "[PASSWORD]" I've tried to run the above command with the " character and without, neither works. The error is 'Command line ...
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Extract NewsFeed and use in a custom user control

Is it possible to use the news feed control in a custom user control page (ascx) ? I need only the message sender part of the newsFeed, which is displayed in following picture. So that I could send ...
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Add multiple people using Javascript Client Object Model to a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue

I want to update a UserField client side. I found the following code at this topic How to Use ECMA CSOM to Set a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue Tried the following code: var users = new Array(); ...
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How to restrict a user list to only certain types of active users? [duplicate]

In our SharePoint sites, we have a number of places where a user (SBS) can be inserted. For example, which user is responsible for a particular task. However, when selecting this user, there is a list ...
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How to insert multiple users on a multiple user field with data coming from sql

I have one timer job that should add some users from one table field to one field in a sharepoint list. In sql,its formatted as user1;user2;user3;user4 However when I see this website ...
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Current user in field

Can I set the default user in a user field to the current user -> [Me]? How is it done? The xml I already have is: <Field ID="{F117832D-E722-460C-A083-162C55B701F9}" Type="User" ...
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How to access programmatically to Active Directory Properties from an SPUser

I'd like to know how can I do to access to Active Directory information (eg: Department) of an User starting from an SPUser... I've User Profile Service configured and I see in Sharepoint those ...
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How can I create an approval workflow for changes to firstname and lastname in user profile properties?

Is it possible to create an approval workflow that captures the event of a user changing their first name or last name properties in their user profile?
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Project Server 2010 - Workspace Sync REMOVES then adds SharePoint users?

We have what we initially thought was a bug, but after some ILSpy'ing I determined it was intended behaviour: Basically, user access is currently a manual process for project sites/workspaces on top ...
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Migrate SharePoint (MOSS 2007 & SharePoint Server 2010) Users from one domain to another

We are preparing for a companywide domain user migration from Domain A to Domain B (of all corporate apps and services). However, only about half of the users will be migrated because the other half ...
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CurrentUser.LoginName returns too much information

Say I am logged in as domain\spuser this is what I am expecting in return when I access SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser.LoginName, but instead I am getting "i:0#.w|domain\spuser". Anyone know why ...
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How to find which user last visited a site or recently downloaded a file available on SharePoint?

Is there a way to find who visited the site at last and who downloaded file recently in SharePoint? Also can we log who are the users that used/accessed the file? Can anyone provide some guidance on ...
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How to give specific users access to only subsites?

I am trying to figure out how to give some user access to ONLY specific subsites. We are using Sharepoint 2013
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Security is not working after migration to SP2013

We have migrated site from MOSS to Sharepoint 2013 by using OOTB Export\Import APIs. Everything is working fine apart from user security. I can see that all the users are migrated to the destination ...
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External User not part of company directory

I am trying to share a document folder to an external user that has his own Microsoft 365 account. We are apart of two different companies, both with their own SharePoint sites. When I send him an ...