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Get following blogs comments

I have a blog site in SharePoint 2013. In this site there are two lists: "posts " and "Comments". Now I'm getting post list items using sp query. Whenever a user enters the comments in the post it ...
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SharePoint 2013 App solutions structure

I have VS2012 app solution with two projects in it A B The workflow is included to the A project and I would like to add this workflow to the B project. I have not found the workflow's elements in ...
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Add New & Edit Form to List via C#

I have a project that needs to associate custom New and Edit forms with list instances. The lists are not part of the project, but the custom forms are. I currently deploy them to ...
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Question on credentials in SharePoint - To modify Active Directory properties through SharePoint

I am referring to an article:- Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint My requirement is: Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint. Code:- // Claims-based ...
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How do you validate a column only if it's new item being added?

I recently added validation to a field which works great. =[Arrival Date]>=TODAY()-5 However, I ran into an issue when an employee is editing an older item to update the "Status" but it's not ...
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Client WebPart (apppart), I need to explain some settings

Property element <Property xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/" Name="Text" DefaultValue="Text" Multilingual= "true" | "false" PersonalizationScope="user" | "shared" ...
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Usage and Health Data Collection using SQL Authentication

I'm having an issue with trying to set my Usage and Health Data Collection to use SQL Authentication. I have tried setting my database credentials to SQL Authentication using both Powershell and ...
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Office Web Apps shared by multiple farms

Our environment consists of 3 SharePoint 2013 farms: Production, Test and DR. The Production and DR farms are exact replicas from a physical architecture standpoint, and we are using SQL async ...
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Understanding list view threshold (I expected an exception)

I created a list with numerous lookup columns (more than 12) and many many list items (more than 30.000). The "All List Items" view works perfectly. This is expected However I expected a sorting on ...
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How to debug and deploy Legacy solutions

I've migrated from visual Studio 2008 / 2010 + WSP builder for a while now, and have been using Visual Studio 2012 / 2013 + F5. Now I've come across some legacy solutions, which are still active and ...
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“Value cannot be null” exception while loading WorkflowServicesManager

I am trying to start a list workflow in SharePoint 2013 using client object model. But while loading WorkflowServicesManager, it throws the error below - Value cannot be null Parameter name: ...
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SharePoint 2010 Vaiations site managing translations

How to manage the variations sites translations for the words? We have the English and Arabic publishing sites and we need to have the common keyowrds translations manageable easly in SharePoint 2010 ...
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Is it possible to dynamically hide specific custom retention actions in the dropdown menu?

I'm dynamically creating custom retention actions for information management policies. My problem is that in the retention action dropdown menu, I would like to show only some custom retention actions ...
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WebPart toolpart changes PeoplePicker output

I have a strange behavior when using a peoplepicker field in a page layout. When I open the toolpart for a webpart, the field's content is rendered diffrent: Normal With toolpart The ...
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How to use HTML markup in metadata based navigation menus

I would like to add some custom HTML markup to my terms in my metadata based navigation menus. So instead of "Item" I would like "<strong>Item</strong>" (or some other HTML, for ...
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Cross-site publishing with star rating

We are setting up a cross-site publishing solution. Got that working fairly well following this tutorial. But we would like our users to be able to rate the individual items on the publishing side ...
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Using Term Store Tree Control

I need to use tree control that displays full term store like in navigation settings. Can someone tell me where can I find it, and how to use it in code? I want to enable user selecting one of ...
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Following a tag profile doesn't update newsfeed

We are using Sharepoint 2013 and when we upload a document and go into its Tags and Notes, we add a keyword: awesome. I can then click on the tag, go to its profile page, and select 'Follow' so that ...
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SharePoint Search BDC / BCS Model with Item Level Security Using SharePoint Groups

I have a BDC / BCS model that I use for indexing content with SharePoint Search. In the model, I assign item-level security using the method described on this MSDN article: ...
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user field in a list definition thorough VS code (schema.xml)

I create a user field in a list definition thorough VS code (schema.xml). <Field ID="{0A9DDA0E-1EB8-467B-AFFA-AFB04057FCF7}" Name="ChannelManager" DisplayName="Channel Manager" ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web ...
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How to use the “Change REST Url” rule in Infopath 2010 when web service url changes between different environments

I tried to submit this question on StackOverflow but I had no luck. Here is how it goes : First of all, I'd like not to use code in the Infopath form template, if possible. Second, what i'm really ...
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Changing the Modified Date of a List Item using the SharePoint Client Object Model (C#) with Contribute Permission

I have a small snippet of code that I use to update the Modified Date of a list item and it works great for users with Full Control permissions. However, for users with just Contribute access to the ...
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provider hosted app - access a list in mysite

I am creating a provider hosted app for O365 and have given read permission on tenant. Is there any way, I can access a list present in mysite of any user (not just the current user)? If for example, ...
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ThmxTheme.GetManagedThemes is not returning any themes

I am trying to get all of the available themes for a site collection. When I call GetManagedThemes() I get 0 results. I have tried several site collections and they all return 0 themes. internal ...
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How to round the KPI values to 1 or 2 decimal or a whole number?

I created a "Status List", which take a SharePoint list as Source, I need to show the "Average" of the "% Completed" column. All other status record shows a normal looking value like "80%", "100%", ...
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Properties Dialog Box not appearing when uploading a document to a document library

I am creating a site on SharePoint 2010. I have created a document library and want users to be prompted to enter information into required columns when they upload a file. I have: Enabled "Allow ...
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Sharepoint Designer cons in 2010, are they still relevant in 2013?

I came across this article on TechNet for the 2010 version of Sharepoint Designer, in particular the author mentions 3 cons about it (below). I'm keen to understand if these cons are still relevant ...
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 not displaying lookup field as input

I have a lookup column whose datasource has many items (2 000+) and when creating an item that references the source list, a dropdown is not very suited for the task. In SP2010 when there were more ...
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Add Dropdown list in App Part Properties

I have created sharepoint hosted app. I like to add dropdown list in app part properties which fetch data from list and bind it in dropdown. I've tried with static dropdown using enum but I want to ...
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Error code 0x81020030 when calling UpdateListItems of Lists.asmx web service

My problem is very similar to this one (in what I'm calling) but I'm receiving a different error. The XML I feed the service and the response is as follows; <Batch OnError="Continue" ...
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Approve folder in document library from Rest API (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I am able to approve files easily enough with the url var url = SPAppWebUrl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('" + filePath + "')/Approve(comment='AutoApprove - " + ...
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'Upload a file'-button in rich text editor does not insert link to document if the document is uploaded to a document library with extra columns

This was tested on a non-branded, out of the box enterprise wiki page. The behavior is consistent. Case 1 (as expected): I have an unmodified document library 'Documents' and a pages library 'Pages' ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SP2 and IE10

I'm trying to figure out what changes in SP2 apply to IE10. They note that SP2 adds support for IE10 but never really indicate what those changes are. I can see 3 direct things listed in the excel ...
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Restore versions of documents with workflow

I need to store the version number in a column. In a determinate moment, must restore the version saved of the number in the control column. However, I need to do all this using workflow 2010. ...
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How to get ratings Migrate from sharepoint 2010 to 2013

I migrated a content database from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. I noticed that a particular list which had ratings setup was migrated successfully but the ratings did not migrate (everything ...
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Machine translation fails with: The file could not be downloaded from the SharePoint library because the user's permissions have changed

My Environment is SharePoint 2013 on a Windows Server 2012 with Variations set-up. When trying to use the button in the ribbon called Machine translate the job gets in the que but fails with the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Task List Status cannot complete after due date

I have task list where the status remains "Not Started" if i try to complete the task after the due date has crossed. Even when i write and event receiver and try to overwrite the field task status to ...
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Change default publish location in Visual Studio

Whenever I want to publish my SharePoint solution, the Target Location is selected as "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents". Is there a way to change the default value for this option?
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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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Office documents are downloaded instead of opened

I am having an issue with documents such as Word and Excel being downloaded instead of opened via Office when accessed via a direct URL in SP 2013. I might expect this behavior in Chrome or Firefox, ...
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Required Field Issue with SharePoint 2010 December 2013 CU

I installed SP2 a couple of weeks ago to fix the issues with my XSLT Compiles timing oot (Which was a Bug introduced in SP1). Things seemed fine, but then a few days later we noticed that workflows ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Won't Update

I have a 2013 SharePoint hosted app. I made some changes and went through the update process (changed the app version, kept the id the same, uploaded the package to the app catalog and updated the app ...
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PowerShell script to update ContentType of existing records in Document Library

we are using Document Library in SharePoint 2010 environment. there are about 200 document present in the document library which have been identified (based on location - England and employee type - ...
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Filter View based on a column in lookup list

I have got 2 lists call Applications and Vacancies. Application has a lookup filed pointing to Vacancy. And Vacancy list has got a user field called "Hiring Manager". I need to create a view under ...
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“Discard a check-out” Option in Ribbon disabled

We have a problem with the "Discard a check-out" option in ribbon. The user checks out a page and without editing anything in the page, wants to discard the page by clicking the button which is ...
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri - Error

I am getting the following error numerous times in the ULS on both our SP 2013 web front ends: Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri http://<server IP address>/ Process: w3wp.exe Name: ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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Synchronisation Service doesn't update Job Title

A user's Job Title field isn't updating in the User Profile (and therefore an old value is showing-up in the People Search). Interestingly, I can see the Job Title property changing when I view it ...

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