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Contacts Web Database site in SharePoint Server

I created a site of type Contacts Web Database under a team site collection inorder to maintain some contacts. As soon as I created the Contacts Web Database site on the homepage under Address Book ...
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SharePoint Hybrid Search Setup - Issues with Kerberos 3-Tier Farm

I'm having issues setting up the first leg of a Hybrid environment between my SP2013 Production On-Premise Farm with my SharePoint Online. It's a 3-Tier system with Kerberos authentication enabled, ...
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Save Calculated Column Formula in Language Localized notation using REST or JSOM?

[multiple blogs/posts out there noted the issue, no solution was ever published] What is required to save a Localized Calculated Column Formula using JSOM/REST? I am injecting the script below into ...
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Hierarchical Refiner User Profile Property

We have a requirement to be able to have a refiner in People search that refines in an hierarchical way. Let's say we have A custom User Profile Property called "Organisation" bound to a TermSet "...
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ProjectPolicy.SavePolicy() : server side giving error : The collection cannot be modified

trying to modify ProjectPolicy Properties server side giving me error , List<ProjectPolicy> availPolicies = ProjectPolicy.GetProjectPolicies(web); ProjectPolicy policy = availPolicies....
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
8
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264 views

SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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358 views

Advanced Search web part giving error

I am trying to add an "Advanced Search" web-part to my web-part page. Currently the web part is raising an error object reference is not set to instance of object. Full stack trace recovered from ...
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199 views

When JavaScript runs

Working on an overview of all possibilities of adding JavaScript. Can someone confirm Custom Actions run **after JSLinks** By execution order: Page Scripts using <script> tags or scriptlink ...
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994 views

Use CSOM with ADFS credentials from Single Sign-On enabled ASP.NET MVC app

I have the following setup: ADFS 3.0, SharePoint 2013 and the custom ASP.NET MVC app. Both SharePoint and MVC app are configured to use Single Sign-On from ADFS, so once user is logged in via ADFS, ...
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How to group custom app parts in a single group/category?

I have many app parts which i want to be under single group or category. So, when i will go in the "Edit mode" of the page, I will see my apps in a separate category. Please refer the below picture: ...
6
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JSLink in form tag is not working from schema.xml in my SharePoint hosted app

Here is my code from schema.xml <Forms> <Form Type="NewForm" Name="{65B105CA-E7D8-4B28-8C9F-5B0DCBA7E0CA}" SetupPath="pages\form.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" Url="NewForm.aspx" Default="TRUE"...
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Differences between Item Level Permissions and Item Level Security?

The term Permissions is used in multiple places, with different meanings Item Level Permissions: Set in: List Settings -> Advanced settings: (note: you CAN set this for Libraries, not through the ...
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REST: set ReadSecurity / WriteSecurity (Item Level Permissions)

Is it possible to set this with REST (or JSOM?) (these are not exposed as properties in List REST endpoint: MSDN List) I can set this: with PowerShell: $spList.ReadSecurity=2 # 1=read all items, ...
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Highlight Top navigation item

When I navigate to a site in SharePoint the menu link highlights to let me know which site im on, which is great But when I click on documents in the management site the top link jumps to home, I ...
6
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118 views

Custom properties for app part

I am developing a provider hosted SharePoint app part. I have defined some custom properties for the app part. I am testing the app in a SharePoint online tenant. On a developer site when I edit the ...
6
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267 views

Anonymous users can't use refinement panel or paging on custom search page

I have a custom page in SP 2013 with a search results part and a refinement panel. Everything works fine for authenticated users, but anonymous users get error messages when they click on anything in ...
5
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Multiple app parts re-deployment issue in SharePoint 2013

I am working in SharePoint 2013 and i have my solution with 20 app parts. I have also configured several pages (filled with data) using these app parts. The issue is when i redeploy it after making ...
5
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Cross-site Publishing in SharePoint Online - Possible?

I have successfully configured Cross-site publishing in SharePoint 2013 on-premises environments. I say this only to demonstrate I'm somewhat familiar with the nuances of getting this working and I ...
5
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can i access a Custom Property for a term set inside my Search Serivce Query Builder

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection. and we need to implement an expiry policy for the wiki pages, so if the wiki page is set to be expired or a it is linked to a certain term , then to ...
5
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78 views

How to change list icon of a custom list?

I wanted to change the icon in site content for a custom list in SharePoint Online. Setting the ImageUrl property of the list did the job. But then I discovered that this had also changed the icon for ...
5
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43 views

SharePoint 2013 How to change “Shared With” button to default to advanced view?

Our site has lots of fine-grained permissions. We're currently running 2010, but are in the process of looking at moving the DB's to 2013. I've just figured out how the "Shared With" button replaces ...
5
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata accepting invalid terms

I currently have a problem regarding our Managed metadata field. At this point, our field is accepting invalid terms in the term set but is a valid term in the term store. Below are screenshots that ...
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Hide “Edit In Word” for Word Web App

How do I hide the EDIT IN WORD command in Word Web App when viewing a PDF? Is it possible to hide it per-site or per-library?
5
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524 views

The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden when accessing office365 site through external APIs

We have built a desktop app that import / exports SharePoint lists into / from Office 365 sites. The app works perfectly, and we were able to do the import / export of Office 365 site pages for many ...
5
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352 views

SharePoint 2013 REST expand and filter issue

I've been using REST for a lot of tasks, and with the recently added $batch endpoint, it's more fun than ever. There is one thing bugging me though, and I'd like to share it with you, perhaps someone ...
5
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164 views

Bundle SharePoint JavaScript files inside SharePoint hosted app

We have a SharePoint hosted app. This app require some scripts from SharePoint; MicrosoftAjax.js, init.js, sp.runtime.js, sp.js, sp.taxonomy.js and sp.workflowservices.js. We load all these from /...
5
votes
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198 views

Not able to set jslink property for a field without FullControl permisson on web (sponline)

For my SharePoint Hosted App, I set the jslink property of the field for customized rendering (JSOM set_jsLink). This used to work without having FullControl permission on web earlier. However, now ...
5
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187 views

Known Issues List SharePoint & IE 11

Is there a definitive known issues list available from a recognised source (i.e. Microsoft) for IE 11 and SharePoint Enterprise and Foundation for 2013, 2010, 2007?
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ALM for Site Templates? Template or CSOM App?

Looking at the best way to implement a set of feature requirements for a new product being proposed by my firm. A client portal accessed through our 365 SharePoint environment. Features: dropbox ...
5
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SharePoint Designer Globally Reusable Workflow Upgrade and Maintenance

We have a SharePoint designer workflow, which is globally reusable and used in sub sites in a site collection. The workflow is associated with a content type. Now for the purpose of maintenance and ...
5
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55 views

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 ...
5
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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: ...
5
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296 views

SPGridView - How to make it look & feel like built-in SP grid

In C# code, I'm working with the SPGridView control to display list items from a list of type SPDocumentLibrary. It binds fine, but it looks totally plain and has basically no features. I would like ...
5
votes
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96 views

Cross Site Publishing

I have enable Cross Site Publishing feature. In the first site collection I have enabled pages library as Catalog. In the another site collection I am connecting to first site collection. Pages and ...
5
votes
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List does not exist Error message in list view page

One of my web parts (almost basic list view web part) started giving an error, "List does not exist. The page you selected contains a list that does not exist. It may have been deleted by ...
5
votes
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2k views

Check given user's listItem permissions with SharePoint 2010 Managed Client Object Model (c#)

Is it possible to determine if a user can access a given item identified by its url without the users context - it has to be done with CSOM. Code so far: var file = web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(...
5
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Design Package import SharePoint 2013 using App Installed event CSOM

In SP2013, I am trying to import and export the design package from one site to other site using AppInstalled event using CSOM. I am not able to get the context of source site to import the design ...
5
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Sharepoint 2013 AD FBA 2010 Compatability

I have a SharePoint 2013 server set up to use FBA through active directory. I've set up the claims providers following Microsoft guidelines from TechNet Blog On a site collection using SharePoint ...
5
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SharePoint 2013 Auto-hosted App intermittent error — “There was a problem registering the app principal”

I am trying to handle the App events and I am getting one weird intermittent error related to app principal. When I try to deploy the Auto-Hosted App from visual studio, Sometime I am getting the ...
5
votes
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437 views

Strange error from timer job service

I'm developing timer job for SharePoint 2010. I was able to deploy it on my local machine but when I was trying to execute timer job I get strange error message: Job definition SP2010.CopyDocsJob, ...
5
votes
0answers
1k views

How can I specify the ID of a XsltViewWebPart?

In a module, I'm deploying a webpart page where I put a view to a list : <View WebPartZoneID="Body" WebPartOrder="3" List="related" BaseViewID="4" ...
5
votes
0answers
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Update Panel Error

I am working with SharePoint 2010 features. I am writing feature receiver code where I create new web part pages with ReportViewerWebPart and my custom web part on the page. I am creating multiple ...
5
votes
0answers
822 views

Retrieve associated tasks from custom workflow activity

I created an custom workflow activity specified here: SPWeb.GetListItem returns null in custom workflow activity Now I need to know the user who last updated the associated workflow task. Before my ...
5
votes
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641 views

Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
4
votes
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SharePoint sometimes adds script in page without any reason

I have this weird problem on one of our customer's SharePoint (2010): sometimes, on different pages, the page came out broken, with a bunch of HTML and scripts inside the normal page. I started ...
4
votes
0answers
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Is SharePoint Designer 2010/2013 really prone to data loss / corruption?

I'm a .NET programmer and I've got thrown at me the maintenance of a couple of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 portals with very little training. Some of the things I've been told are: SharePoint Designer,...
4
votes
0answers
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Cross-site publishing of pages library

In the past we have set up cross-site publishing using lists and libraries as described in tutorials like this and this. We have configured search, CSWP, used facets, created managed navigation, and ...
4
votes
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Replacing SOD with fetch (handling JS library dependencies - *in the future*)

Anticipating a future, I am experimenting with User Custom Actions in the new Document Library View Microsoft has so kindly provided to the First Release Office365 tenants. Since there is almost ...
4
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How to Install Sharepoint Online Management Shell on Powershell 5?

I need to migrate 300K records from my filesystem to Sharepoint Online (SPO). I am on Win7 SP1 and have MS System Center 2012 Configuration Mgr. installed so can't install WMF/Powershell 3 or 4, but ...

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