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Autofill people picker with user

I am creating a list in SP2010 and need the user's name to auto-populate in the "Assigned To" people-picker field whenever a s/he submits a new item. THanks!
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Get email and name from people picker SharePoint 2013 online

I've tried retrieving data from a multiple people picker field on a SharePoint 2013 form in numerous ways, the best I've done is getting the display name. If it all possible i'd like to retrieve the ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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Change displayed time range on day view of calendar (SharePoint online)

I have SharePoint online and am trying to customize a calendar view scoped down to the day level. Right now, it shows 7am - 7pm. I would like to have it show 8am - 5pm. How should I approach this? ...
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Sharepoint custom list: Hiding and showing column based on drop down dependancy

I'm trying to add javascript to the dispform.aspx page of my form to hide certain columns/fields based on a dropdown menu. When I add the code to the CEWP it simply adds text above the fields; the ...
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How to get Sharepoint group collection using Javascript function? what steps need to follow inorder to use the javascript?

Please assist me to get SharePoint group collection using JavaScript. please provide me whats steps I need to follow in order to use that in my code.
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Activate Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures workflows for a site collection?

All workflows are active except for Approval, Collect Feedback, and Collect Signatures. Everything I've read says to go to Site Collection Features and activate Workflows. I've done this, but ...
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Query Variable to get value from Cookie?

I've got a value stored in a cookie and I want to use it in the Query Text of a Result Source. In the article Query variables in SharePoint Server 2013 I don't see anything obvious to try. It does ...
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Could not retrieve profile with SharePoint Designer

I am using SharePoint Designer to retrieve user profile information and got this error: Could not retrieve profile schema from server, Make sure the profile store is properly configured. However, ...
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596 views

Problems when adding custom viewstyle to vwstyles.xsl and vwstyles.xml

I've been trying for quite a few hours to customize the thumbnail view on a picture library in SharePoint 2013 without luck. What I want to do is add the date the picture was taken underneath the ...
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ServiceActivationException (500) posting newsfeed

In my very new, lab install of SharePoint 2013 in Windows 2012, I get this error message when trying to post to the newsfeed SharePoint returned the following error: Unexpected response from ...
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How to determine if SharePoint is in Debug mode?

My SharePoint was choking on bad code in a feature. The VS12 debugger popped up and asked me if I wanted to enable debugging, and that it would update the web.config. Well, I would like to turn off ...
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Image rendition button in the ribbon (EditForm.aspx) is greyed out?

I am using image renditions. I have created some custom image renditions sizes. I have enabled blob cache because it is needed for this functionality. When I add a new item to my list, one of the ...
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Calculated Column needs left alignment

I have the same exact problem as related here Calculated Column left align header However, the solution suggested is inadequate. This would require me to manual add the web part to each list that I ...
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Upload File To Sharepoint Folder Through REST Call

I'm using Office 365 SharePoint and I need to be able to upload a file to a specific SharePoint document list from a website running on a non SharePoint server. I've read dozens and dozens of ...
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728 views

How to Copy SPFile to another library while retaining history

I am looking for code that will 100% duplicate a file including all historical versions, dates of versions, comments and anything else. My test code is showing that capturing all those details is a ...
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Unable to add a Choice field to a Calculated field (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I'm not sure why I'm having this issue, as all material says that I should be able to do this... I have a required choice field that I would like to use in a calculated column. However, when I try to ...
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redirect survey for after clicking finish - using presaveaction

I'm trying to redirect users to a custom URL after hitting the finish button. I can get the page to redirect but the survey isn't marked as completed and no data is saved. I'm using this below: ...
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Calculating correct version after publishing major version creates new draft version of document

I created a workflow to calculate the correct version of a document, taking into account that the documents we are putting onto SharePoint already have a version number before transfer to SharePoint. ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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AppFabric crashing on SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 running on Windows Server 2008 R2, updated with the latest CUs (March, April, June, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/jj891062.aspx). All O.S. updates installed. It's ...
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How to use SPServices search sql query - getting malformed query

I am using the SPServices javascript library to make a search request to sharepoint 2010 search. I am trying this query: queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' ...
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Is it possible to pre configure a summary link webpart in a custom page layout with several links?

I created a custom page layout with SharePoint Designer for use as a new default or welcome page in a publishing site. The page layout should contain a summary link web part that is pre configured ...
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Form_URN and Current Item URL - both do not work when used in a Task email notification to provide a clickable link

I found in a few threads that I could use Form_URN in my email notifications that a task was over due, but this does not work for me. I have tried in several different workflows, so I know it isn't ...
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Report Viewer Web Part Alternatives in SP2013

We have a need to upgrade from SP2010+PWA to SP2013+PWA. Our database server will be SQL Server 2008 R2. According to Technet, the SQL 2008 R2 Reporting Services add-in for SharePoint isn't ...
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Security token service and custom claims provider - strange error

I have a custom claims provider, which uses some services from another assembly. This service assembly basically uses Linq-to-SQL context to read data from database which then custom claims provider ...
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2answers
547 views

How to display fields horizontally in a New or Edit form in a Sharepoint list

I'm build a sharepoint list and a form that will allow me to track projects and spend through the year. I would like to display the monthly spend input fields horizontally (across) rather than ...
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How to get my deleted columns back in an Excel file, that were exported from SharePoint lists

I have a list in Sharepoint, and I export it to Excel. All fields get exported, so evetything is fine. Then I deside that I for example no longer want the "Modified by" field in the excel file, and I ...
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Can't enable/disable publishing features on a meeting workspace

I'm trying to save a meeting workspace as a template. However, on this client's server, upgrade happened, so I got Pages library IDs messed up. I managed to fix that issue everywhere else on the farm, ...
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Host Named Site Collections with own Content DB, and problems (Top Nav Bar, and force to log on always)

This is the scenario: I. All Site Collections have thier own Content Database II. Site Collection A is Root Site Collection (created directly under Web Application = has exact same url as Web ...
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Specify item fields to Load using Sharepoint 2010 Client OM

How can I dynamically generate/specify a list of item fields I want to load when querying a list using the Client OM? This is possible to do using the tag on the CAML query, but this loads additional ...
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2answers
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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in Sharepoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in Sharepoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In Sharepoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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2answers
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List Item file attachment using ECMAScript Object Model

How to simply upload & attach file to listItem using Javascript? And how to get/download attachments.
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changing logo in sharepoint 2010

I am trying to change my company logo in SharePoint 2010, can you tell me how I can change it and when I change does it changes on all of its sub sites. Please help I am stuck on doing that. ...
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SharePoint 2013- custom masterpage visible for all users

I created a own masterpage in SharePoint 2013. This mastermage is visible for me (Admin). On other sites the custom masterpage is visible. I inherited my custom masterpage to all other sites. I ...
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How to handle list threshold 5000 for filtered items

Its SharePoint online. We have indexed all the column which are being used to filter/query. A total number of items in the list are around 100 thousand. Filter works perfectly fine. e.g. if we ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Hide search results

We have the following requirement. In SharePoint search, we need to restrict the users from seeing items that were not created by them. How can we achieve this?
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Workflows being executed several times

I have a SharePoint 2013 platform and have several workflows created using SharePoint Designer. I have workflows using 2013 and 2010 engine. The workflows I created using 2010 are being executed ...
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GetItems with CAML against lookup on online throws “list view threshold”-error

I want to query for items where a lookup has a title which contains some text. The list has over 5000 items, but the query result will return fewer, so it should work. This query works, querying for ...
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Caml String : How to search list by variable (string)

I have been trying to work on this for a few hours and a lot of googling. New to caml queries I simply want to search my list where the variable matches in the column. In sql I would write: sql= ...
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HillbillyTabs 3.0 in SharePoint 2013 Select Box Bug

I've got Hillbilly Tabs working great in my on-prem 2013 environment. The only issue I'm running into is with selecting items or documents in the web parts when they are inside tabs. This seems to be ...
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Fix 401 Unauthorized Exception uploading file to SharePoint 2010

I have a WCF service hosted in IIS on Domain 1. This service is accepting a request to upload a file, and then uploading the file to a SharePoint 2010 Server on Domain 2, using the client object ...
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Unable to connect to remote service at http://serveraddress:12291 on workflow manager installation

I am trying to install Workflow Manager 2013 on a multi server environment , I have 2 WFE and 1 app. I installed Workflow Manager on app server with the CU for Service Bus and Workflow Manager. ...
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Limit what fields are indexed on library search results

I have a document library with several thousand training documents loaded. Each document has a corresponding "Employee" field. When I use the search box "Find a File" in the library web part, the ...
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Is there any connector for pulling data from SharePoint 2013 to Elasticsearch

Need to connect Elasticsearch with SharePoint 2013 to pull data and provide search facility. Want to use Elasticsearch as a search engine instead of SharePoint 2013.
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How to show the list of Subsites in a Site Collection in a 3 column format in SharePoint 2013 Site Collection landing page?

How to show the list of Subsites in a Site Collection in a 3 column format in SharePoint 2013 Site Collection landing page? for example: Subsite1 Subsite6 Subsite11 Subsite2 ...
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Access denied to site collection administrator

I am facing a very strange issue. I have two web applications. Inside those applications are two site collections each. When I log in as site collection administrator I can access all three site ...
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Missing xslt webpart viewer

I am looking to add an Xslt viewer to the homepage of my site but cannot find it in any of the available web part categories Do I need to enable a specific site feature to make it available?
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Adding Managed Property to Common Item Body

I am trying to make the search results coming back within the common item body template slightly more user friendly. At the moment it appears that a managed property called hitHighlightedSummary is ...
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SharePoint App Subsite MIME Issue

I have a 2013 App / Add-in deployed in two places. The parent site app deploy looks good and inherits the Master Page and CSS. ...

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