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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 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 ("domain\username")...
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Is it safe to remove SharePoint\system SPUser from a custom sharepoint user group?

is it safe to remove SPUser "SharePoint\system" from a custom SharePoint user group? <User ID="1073741823" Sid="S-1-0-0" Name="System Account" LoginName="SHAREPOINT\system" Email="" Notes="" ...
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Add Domain User To The Site With Having Only Email Address

I know that; SPWeb.EnsureUser(string loginName); can be used to add Domain Users with login name, to the site users. But i have a list with only email addresses. How can i add these people to site ...
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Say Hello to User!

I have for example "User1" and "User2" and ... I want that when "User1" logins to the site home page show "Hello User1" and when "User2" comes, it show "Hello User2" Can anyone help me?
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Restoring a Deleted User in the Site's Owners and Members Groups SharePoint 2010

I have accidentally deleted some users from the site's members and owners groups. How do I restore these users back to the site?
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How to create a SPUser object from its XML representation

I have the following XML representation for a user: <pc:Person xmlns:pc="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/infopath/2007/PartnerControls"> <pc:DisplayName>John Dodo</pc:...
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SP2013 and O365 : how to get user's followed sites ? SocialDataStoreException 2

I need to display current User's followed sites under my Wiki Homepage. So, i got the following code written in a followedsites.htm stored under SiteAssets Library and added it to the Home page by a ...
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How can I display the current SharePoint user from a c# Web Form hosted on IIS

I'm stuck on my project. I have Web Forms published in IIS that are shown in SharePoint 2010 site. From that Web Form, I want to show the current user in SharePoint. My solution is from [http://www....
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Different Users ID on each sites

I actually have a site we will call "Team" and one we'll call "Direction" And a list "Projects" in each of those sites. I wrote scripts to make save of each sites, looking if there are new entries in ...
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Powershell - Get users by group

I had a script who get all users of sharepoint site. So I can get group for each member but can you get all group of sharepoint site and get all users of each group? Thanks
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Powershell get permission on SPSite/SPweb (and all list)

Do you know how to get, in powershell, all permission for a SPSite/SPWeb and all list? Thanks.
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Modify View of Shared Documents in SharePoint 2010/2013

So this is what is my requirement, I am trying to setup a page where different users can share their files (zip,doc.. etc), But i dont want one user to see other users upload document. So what i have ...
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Get Groups for Specific User?

I want to retrieve all Groups a specific user is member of. But it should include all Site Collections and in the best case also all Webapplications. If there are two groups in different Site ...
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User control optimize code

I have a SharePoint list with data. A user control is there which fetches data from this list and displays it in the SharePoint page. Now on every page refresh the list is getting hit which is ...
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Password changing feature in SharePoint 2013

How I can enable password changing feature for site's users in SharePoint 2013, so that each user can changed him/her password?
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How to prevent the disabled user accessing the SharePoint resources?

Still now, I thought that disabling user account(on AD as windows authentication is being used) would remove the user access and his profile, which would prevent accessing the SharePoint resources. ...
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When I login different account, my webparts and styles disappear

I'm creating new Sharepoint site. I created a custom masterpage. I added webparts in my page. I'm login with system account and my webparts are visible. Then I'm login with another account, but my ...
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Remove all user groups from a web site in javascript

I have figured out how to break inheritance on a site, but I really want to do that and then remove all the standard and/or inherited user groups from the site. Is there a way to iterate through all ...
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Try to add a user to a multiple user field in the itemUpdating eventreceiver: The field you are trying to update may be read only

I am using Sharepoint 2013. I have created a custom list. This custom list is using a custom contentype. In this custom contenttype I have a custom column. This column is a people picker. It is ...
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Users added programmatically can not authenticate

I'm adding users programmatically to a SharePoint site. I'm doing this by adding the users domain login into the "[SiteName] Members" group. Unfortunately, users added this way are not able to ...
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Can find user in peopleeditor but not in web?

I want to assign the value from a peopleeditor control to a user field in C#. I have a resolved entity in the people editor, but when passing the SPUserId into the SPFieldUserValue constructor along ...
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Get single user from multiple domain problem

This is my situation. I have a farm in which an instance of Sharepoint Foundation is installed.. Windows Server is configure to accept users from 3 trusted domain (xxx, yyy and zzz) Suppose i have ...
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SPServices.SPGetCurrentUser does not work on subsite level?

I am using SPServices to get current user like this: var user = $().SPServices.SPGetCurrentUser(); This works fine in the main site, but when I use the same line of code in subsite, I get: ...
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Use Current User's Credentials for SharePoint Online C#

I am currently using my account's credentials to run some custom code in my SharePoint Online provider-hosted Add-in. I am passing the credentials this way: SecureString passWord = new SecureString()...
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Export Active users list from SharePoint 2007

At my workplace, our intranet is currently running on sharepoint 2007 server. So we are planning to migrate this to sharepoint 2013 farm using a third-party tool. I wanted to find out how many active ...
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Move-SPUser: The parameterless Read method can only be used when this instance was initialized with an SPUser object

When I try to use the following Powershell command with a user who exists in the User Profile Database I get the following error: Move-SPUser : The parameterless Read method can only be used when ...
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Get users from appending text-field

Is it possible to get the user inside a appending text field in SP2013? If so, how do you need to do this?
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Reload Page with added parameter

I have created a Page in SharePoint online and it contains an embed code from another service that we utilize. I want this service to track the user that viewed the page within the embed. To do this, ...
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How to get user info by ID for SharePoint 2010 using REST?

This is for SharePoint 2010. I am using REST to query lists, but the "Created By" and "Modified By" columns are returning the user's numeric ID. I am wanting to get the user's fullname and email ...
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User Specific Calendar on a Sub site

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to add two calendars to one of my sub sites. The first calendar (calendar A) is a group calendar for upcoming events for 12 people. Anyone of the 12 ...
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Get all active directory groups of a user

I have found many results on how to get all members of an AD group, but not the other way round. How can I get all AD groups a given SPUser belongs to and not just the SharePoint groups of that user (...
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A list of all users in a SharePoint site, including in a group?

I'm trying to get a list of all users that have access to a SharePoint site. This is working, except it's only showing people who have been given direct access and then listing out the "everyone" ...
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List Datasheet view track who changed an element

I want to know who changed a value in a list datasheet view row. The list is created by exporting, from Excel to Sharepoint, a 400 row table. Many users come to the list and enter two values in the ...
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Infopath - get user properties (e-mail, department.. ) from a people picker - other than current user

I've tried to follow this link http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2011/11/02/how-to-create-an-infopath-form-to-auto-populate-data-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx to get user properties, but I only get ...
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Difference between migrateuser and adduser manually

Just want to clarify what will be the difference between the two: I migrate a user 'xyz' from one AD domain e.g, DomainA\xyz to another AD Domain, DomainB\xyz using stsadm -o migrateuser cmdlet if i ...
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How to add user to site collection administrator using clientcontext SharePoint 2010?

I searched for this but in vain. Used this below code for SharePoint 2013 and works fine, but now need to develop for SharePoint 2010. Web web = _ctx.Web; User user = web.EnsureUser(userName); ...
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Limit user to fill a Infopath list

I have create a list in Infopath and published it in SharePoint. I want to limit users to fill in this list just once. How can I do this? I have Nintex if it's necessary to write a workflow.
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SharePoint2013 REST: Get user profile properties

I've been fighting to get user data using the REST API but I can't get it to work mainly because I am getting a server error 500 "Network Error: 500 Internet Server Error - http://mysite/_api/SP....
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object object from get_userProfileProperties() stringify

var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var peopleManager = new SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager(clientContext); // Get user properties for the target user. // To get the ...
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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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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(); context.load(...
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Give users Edit permission to a list, but no access to the site

On my (SharePoint 2013) sub site I have a list (where users from a specific store can report errors). This list I want to share with another group of users, those who will do something about the ...
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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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operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. (for extranet)

I am using following code to impersonate a user on an extranet which uses Form Based Authentication, however when it comes to this line (SPSite s = new SPSite(siteStr, userToken);) it throws ...
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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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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 http://blogs....
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User permission from Content database

I am having copy of content database from client. Now i need to find permission level for particular user using SQL query. Is it possible?