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SQL Server 2012 - service account error

I am getting the following 2 errors when trying to install SQL server 2012 on Windows Server 2012. These occur at the server configuration page. Access is denied. The SQL Server service account ...
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807 views

Force PDF to open in new window/tab

I am using SharePoint Foundation 2010 and attempting to have my PDFs open in a new tab or window. I have been able to get this to work from document libraries by using jQuery. You can see this code ...
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SharePointREST API unread/mention count

I like to retrieve unread/mention count using REST API but I do not know how to begin? Can anyone tell me how should I begin and do I need any credential when consuming the REST service?
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33 views

Missing Hotfixes on SharePoint BackEnd Server

We have a 4 Server farm. 2 Web-Front-End-Server and 2 Backend-Server. A week ago, the health analyzer said, that one of the back-end Servers is missing updates. The missing updates are: http://...
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2answers
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Let us know why you need access to this site after upgrade

I upgraded site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 but problem is users are unable to access it. They get following error message: Let us know why you need access to this site I ...
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Filtered Lookup field showing text instead of link to item after upgrade

I upgraded from SP 2010 to SP 2013 and now all Filtered Lookup columns in all lists are showing as text instead of link to item. Notice I am talking about Filtered Lookup field and not Lookup field ...
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829 views

Routing documents to specific folders with Metadata

I work for a local council and a particular content management system for Education Psychologists is no longer supported. We're considering using Sharepoint 2013 as an alternative. It was very easy ...
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How do I create a calculated conditional column using today's date, and automatically update each field daily?

I have created the following list (Timeframe) in SharePoint; Timeframe Start Date End Date Another column, [Is Current Timeframe], needs to be created that specifying whether or not the ...
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Creating New Folders using Windows Explorer is very slow in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment upgraded from SharePoint 2010. When working with Windows Explorer, users are able to navigate the folders normally without any issues. However, if a user tries to ...
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1answer
2k views

set multiselect lookup column using jquery

I have a Multi select Look up column which as you all know is a control with two list boxes and "Add or Remove" Buttons. The user populates the right-hand side of the control with some values by ...
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CSS Files in _Layouts or Document Library?

There's been a lively conversation (such as it can be in 140 chars) lately about whether it is better to put CSS files on the disk in the _layouts folder or to store them in a Document Library in the ...
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1answer
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Create SiteCollection from a SiteTemplate that exists in another SiteCollection?

As I've asked in the title, I have a SiteCollectionA which contains SiteTemplateA. Now I want to create a SiteCollectionB from SiteTemplateA. Can I do that by C# code, or Powershell, or something ...
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why all SharePoint Online doc library views only show items uploaded by the current user

I've turned on 'Require content approval' option in Versioning settings for a document library. I've set 'My submissions' view as default and deleted 'All Items' view, leaving only two views that ...
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2answers
773 views

set field to current item

I have a custom library with documents and workflow for approval process. The problem is I cannot extract assigned to field from task list to library's column. I'm trying to set field to current item ...
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1answer
27 views

return file data with GetChanges

I am using CSOM to call the GetChanges(changeQuery) method so I can retrieve a list of changed files in my SharePoint site. This is working great and I am seeing a collectionof ChangeItems as ...
3
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1answer
659 views

How to update a SharePoint 2010 list via an InfoPath 2010 client form using code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for Sharepoint/...
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1answer
1k views

Creating custom user profile section programmatically

Here when I am creating a new custom section it is showing an error as Adding a property definition requires Manage User Profiles rights in the code CoreProperty cp = cpm.Create(true); How can I ...
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1answer
1k views

How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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custom web part for new content launch

i was trying to create a webpart with out code in the following format let me know if there is a webpart with the following structure of can we modify one to show like below.
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2answers
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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1answer
650 views

Uploading '.xlsx' or '.docx' to SharePoint 2007 from ASP.NET app causing file 'corruption'

I have an ASP.NET application wrapped in SharePoint 2007 website. Within this application I allow users to create requests and they can also upload supporting files for the request. When a user ...
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1answer
11 views

SharePoint Search refiner does not work after loading Angular library

SharePoint search refiner adds slash(/) between #k and #s parameters then refinement panel does not work property with out of the box behavior. After work around found that this happens after ...
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Edit Links commands are not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu in SharePoint 2013

I have сreated custom site definition for SharePoint 2013, but for some reasons Edit Links command is not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu. These commands available by default if I ...
3
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1answer
669 views

Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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1answer
857 views

Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url mysite/listName/Forms/myContentType/...
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1answer
2k views

401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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Need to know what projectuid equates to in useralldata table

I need to find out which project/site my custom list is referring to when I look at the useralldata that contains the custom list data in the project_server_content_01 database.
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1answer
28k views

Could not find endpoint element with name '' and contract '' in the ServiceModel client configuration section

I have tried days to solve this damn error. I am calling the same service in asp.net and it works fine, but when I call it in a sharepoint solution it does not work. This is the error that I receive. ...
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What are the ClientId and ClientSecret actually used for and under what circumstances can they be shared?

There are a myriad of references to how to generate ClientId and ClientSecret to register an app when working with the SharePoint appmodel. However, I can't seem to find any good documentation ...
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1answer
769 views

Retention Policy on Sharepoint 2010 as “Move to another Place”

I have to apply Retention Policy to all Documents and list contents. The condition for the policy is that documents and list data older than 3 years move to another location. This location should be ...
0
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1answer
712 views

search URL keyword parameter reset

I have a question from a customer for search results in SharePoint 2013 on premise. When a user insert a search query in the search box, this 'search word' is automatically added to the URL (for ...
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1answer
988 views

How to create List Definition based on Wiki Page Library in Visual Studio 2010

While creating Wiki Page Library from the browser (Site Actions->More Options->Wiki Page Library) is easy, doing it form Visual Studio not so much. When I create new ListDefinition in Visual Studio ...
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1answer
519 views

Deployment from Visual Studio is stuck at “Installation is in progress”

When deploying a SharePoint App, the deployment is stuck. Visual Studio build output shows: Install app for SharePoint: Uploading the app for SharePoint... Installation is in progress (00:00:...
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1answer
794 views

Powerpoint Slide Libraries in Sharepoint 2013 missing “copy slides to presentation” on webparts

If someone could help with this it would be a great help. So - I am aware that SP2013 has removed PowerPoint Slide Libraries but have found (on here) a way to add them back in and as a Content Part ...
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1answer
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Custom SharePoint timer job is not visible in the central admin

A custom SharePoint timer job is not visible in the central admin job definition section. I have: Activated feature in the application, Restarted the SharePoint timer services, Restarted IIS ...
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1answer
4k views

validating a column based on a value in another column

I have a list which has [Status] and [% Complete] as columns. In the [% Complete] column, I added a validation rule to pass validation when [Status]="Complete" AND [% Complete]=100, otherwise retunr ...
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1answer
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“Sorry, something went wrong” during execution of custom Web part on 2013

I have a custom webpart in SP 2013 environment over Amazon. This webpart reads a xml file, loads the contents to the SQL Database and then reads the contents from Database and create discussions in a ...
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2answers
648 views

SharePoint Online “Page Elements” style for Format Text missing

We are currently experiencing a really weird bug where the "Page Elements" is missing under the Font Styles under Format Text. Here is a screenshot: The weird thing is, it was working fine ever ...
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1answer
639 views

Validate Infopath form by another sharepoint list

I have 1 Requirement list and 1 Tasks list with InfoPath 2010 forms. Tasks list having Lookup column as of Requirement Title field. Both lists having Status field. When user save Requirement (...
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0answers
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error in moving access app to another sharepoint site

First, I want to thank all people here to helping us in a lot of problems. I have an error and I tried a lot but can't resolve ! My problem in moving access app to another SharePoint site I followed ...
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0answers
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How will we implement the security in the SharePoint hosted app which deployed on SharePoint online?

In our project, users will allow to upload the document only through the app and will have also provided links in apps to directly download the file e.g : https://zzzz.sharepoint.com/sites/zzz/...
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1answer
20 views

Unable to deploy solution with List Temlates in Module

I've couple of custom List Templates in a module, and I want to create this lists if they don't exist. But when I try to deploy the solution I got an error: ExceptionMessage: Exception from ...
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2answers
660 views

Is it supported to use shared mailboxes in SharePoint 2013 Workflows

We try to send an email to a shared mailbox (Exchange 2007) from a workflow in SharePoint 2013. No errors are shown in the workflow but the message does not arrive in the mailbox. If we do the same ...
0
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1answer
764 views

SharePoint Server 2010 July 2015 CU install status shows superseded

I just installed the SharePoint Server 2010 July 2015 CU (uber update) and now in central admin, under 'Manage Patch Status', a lot of updates now say 'Superseded'. I can't find much info as to what ...
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1answer
2k views

PowerView Configuration: unable to load report designer

I am configuring PowerView for my SharePoint enviornment. I was able to configure everything perfectly in a single server environment, however i am having challenges in getting PowerView to work on ...
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1answer
671 views

What data is stored in the Sharepoint 2010 content database?

What is stored in the content database. It it only list & library data or absolutely everything. e.g. site collection info, sub sites, pages, images, libraries, web parts, schemas etc. Thanks
2
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2answers
693 views

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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4answers
16k views

How to use Today and Me in Calculated column

I want to use a combination of Today and ME in SharePoint 2013. I am trying it in office 365 it gives me the below error Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. Can ...
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2answers
638 views

Can't open PowerPoint doc in read only or edit view only opens in EI view

I am new to SP only use it to upload documents; however, in two instances (today being one) of them I am unable to get the option to view as Read Only or Edit it simply says Open or Save and when I ...
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2answers
839 views

Using custom parameter with a form control as source in Data view Webpart

On a page, I have a dataview webpart to enter a new item in a list. It has just one text-box to enter data in a list field.On submit, the form is redirected to a custom page. I want to grab the text ...

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