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Dec
18
comment Is there any info on whether nested Document Sets will ever be supported?
I did see that in a couple of posts. Obviously, though, it's not something an average user can be expected to master. Hmmm ... I wonder if the absence of a welcome page in the nested Document Set is the reason that Microsoft doesn't officially support this. I'd venture a guess that most people could live with nested Document Sets without nested welcome pages ...
Dec
16
comment Does CSOM have a way to check if the current user has access to a web?
Gaurravs, I tried that, and it seemed to work more or less the same way as the code I originally had. I wonder if you were removing access the same way I was -- by disabling Anonymous Authentication in IIS. There's a reason I need to test this - it's required for Kerberos delegation, or so I've been led to believe. Would you be able to give your solution a quick spin with Anonymous Authentication disabled, just to see if you get roughly the same exception as I do? Thanks in advance, Josh.
Dec
16
comment Does CSOM have a way to check if the current user has access to a web?
Yes they are. The code was edited for brevity, and is here just so readers get a rough idea of what I'm seeing. You weren't meant to critique the code or anything like that
Aug
21
comment Any recommendations for SharePoint Online PowerShell Debugging Tools
Eric, does the custom module you mention provide debugging functionality or is it just related directly to the SharePoint application you're working on?
Jul
14
comment Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?
Definitely something I didn't know. Thanks very much for this.
Jan
20
comment How to control the size of the suggestion container in a TaxonomyWebTaggingControl?
Amal, good idea. I did that, so let's see if it works. Thanks
Dec
5
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
To some degree, it's possible to do the same thing in a custom designed form by placing SharePoint:FieldDescription controls immediately after the FormField controls, but the jquery code also works on date fields (which you don't want it to tinker with) and such, creating something of a mess of the form.
Dec
5
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
Only on out-of-box edit forms.
Dec
4
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
It doesn't work. The expression <b>$(this).parent().next().html()</b> is undefined. And looking at the generated markup, the code would have to come from the server - how else could it pick up the description field (which isn't otherwise rendered)?
Dec
4
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
Amal, you're rehashing the Kyle Schaeffer code I'm already using (see "here" above). The prompt appears and disappears appropriately, but it uses the NAME of the field rather than its DESCRIPTION
Dec
2
comment Is there a way to programmatically choose an EditForm in an event receiver?
The edit form appears as a modal dialog. Does that make a difference?
Nov
18
comment Unable to apply JSLink to the field
Nadeem, I think I'm missing something here. Why does the definition (or syntax) preclude modifying the look and feel of a TaxonomyField?
Jun
10
comment Does anyone here know the correct location for DeltaSPWebPartManager?
Waqas, it is indeed a bug - Microsoft confirmed it to me today. Thanks very much for posting this and the link.
May
23
comment How to programmatically access a publishing site's current navigation settings
Standard Navigation.
May
14
comment SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied
I misspoke -- it turned out to be a page layout that wouldn't convert. It finally did, if I saved it by using Sharepoint Designer (see below). Thanks Josh
May
14
comment SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied
Colbs, you're right -- sort of. Copying the file into place using the file system seems to work only for master pages. For Page Layouts (that's where the markup turned out to be), editing the .html file in SPD and saving it seemed to do the trick. Thumbs-up!
May
13
comment SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied
Yes, it's a publishing site; Yes, I've published several major versions of the .master file. I'm actually using Dreamweaver, but Sharepoint Designer is a reasonable mental substitute.
Mar
19
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
If I keep the subsites from inheriting Managed Metadata navigation (or switch of Managed Metadata navigation entirely), I get more or less what I want. Part of the problem is that the "Find it at ..." field is calculated on the client. Although there's a way of changing the destination in an event receiver, there's no easy way of updating this field. More than anything else, it's this field that's supposed to give the customer visual confirmation of where the page is supposed to go.
Mar
19
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
Hmmm ... just enabling Managed Metadata navigation - regardless of site/subsite structure - causes this to happen. There doesn't seem to be an easy way to influence this, short of switching off Managed Metadata navigation.
Mar
18
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
I am using Managed Metadata navigation, but there's a real subsite structure behind it (thanks to a few intractable mistakes put in play before I arrived, but that's a longer story). I wonder if that has a bearing on what's happening.