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Questions tagged [2013]

For questions completely specific to all editions of SharePoint 2013 and **not past or future versions**

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Full Control admins can't delete sites across site collection because of record hold

It's been brought to my attention that Full Control site admins on one of my SharePoint Server 2013 site collections are unable to delete their own sub-sites. The error that presents when they attempt ...
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XML provisioning taxonomy field

we have experienced a weird error while provisioning a content-type. The content type in question had a field added to it. We had provisioned the xml to sharepoint with pnp. It had been provisioned to ...
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Error when trying to open a new SharePoint list design form in Infopath 2013

I am getting the below error when i am trying to connect to the site from Infopath 2013.
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SPD2013: I need to get the checkoutusr of files checked out in my document library in my Workflow

I am using the Call HTTP Web Service inside of 2013 designer. I can get my query to work, but once I try to add the person columns is where I fail. It no longer runs. I have tried so many things. ...
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Profile Sychronization Instance list does not list all WFE servers on farm to choose from

I want to create a UPA on a second WFE that serves as a failover WFE server, however the list of "Select the machine in this farm on which you would like to run Profile Synchronization process." only ...
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SharePoint 2013 Subsite website address changed issues

I recently changed the SharePoint 2013 Subsite website address and I am now unable to view the subsite or any content within it. I can see the subsite and all of the webparts on the left hand site in ...
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External List - datetime fields UTC adjusted

In SP 2013, we are able to pull in data from sql server to an external list (via an External Content Type) - unfortunately the datetime fields in SharePoint do not match what's in the database. The SP ...
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SharePoint 2013 Changed subsite name now receiving 404 on all pages/parts within

I recently edited a subsite homepage within SharePoint and I am now unable to edit it back to it's original state. Every time I click on the subsite or anything within that subsite it timesout and ...
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What is the expected compression ratio for Export-SPWeb?

I have a site that I am attempting to move via the Powershell commands "Export-SPWeb" and "Import-SPWeb". However, I am concerned that the export is not working correctly. In Storage Metrics, the site ...
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build a test sharepoint server 2013 which mimic the live server

I am working on a new project for our customer who have sharepoint 2013 Enterprise server. and our customer has only a live server. so i want as a first step to do the following:- create a new VM ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Full crawl gets stuck

Our company has never performed a full crawl, and wanting to enable the search feature we need to perform a full crawl on the search service application. However after some time and about 8000 items ...
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Restart the SharePoint site

When you try to reload the site (SharePoint-80) you get a message like the screenshot. How to fix? Error: failed to write configuration file
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Customize SharePoint left navigation

I am trying to configure left navigation to only display content of the subsite including the page. The behaviour look as expected when you navigate between the site and subsite where the selected ...
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Extract Document from Content DB SP 2013

I am currently trying to retrieve a single document from a DB from SP2013 environment with SQL. I have taken a snap shot of the db and am trying against it (so not touching production in any way at ...
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Filter File types from Folders/Files

I am able to pull in the data I need with using part of this sEndPoint Main folder I'm pulling from: https://company.sharepoint/sites/Site/_api/Web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('Folder Name')? ...
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Using CAMEL query degrade the performance? [on hold]

Hi there are many large lists and document libraries in a web application i want to use CSOM and CAMEL query for retreiving documents, here is using CAMEL query degrade the performance of ...
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sps 2013 designer workflow get automatically rejected

I've made a 2013 approval workflow in designer. Whenever someone other than me submits a new list item the first steps of the workflow run (the submitter gets an email notification) but seconds after ...
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Two web applications with same Site Structure and Content can be work in one SharePoint Farm?

Hi i have scenario like below I have a web application in Production SharePoint Farm it has custom master pages,many custom page layouts and angular .JS files and some farm solutions deployed target ...
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MySite Profile Pic updates for two users not one

When I am adding a profile picture for a user as an admin through the user's personal site, it is updating another user's picture and vise versa. It is only for these two accounts. I have tried ...
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PreSaveItem() is not getting the updated values from the list edit form

I am working on a team site inside sharepoint 2013. and inside my custom list i added this javascript to prevent closing an item unless the user enter a multi-line text field named "Analysis":- <...
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Wait for Date Field to Equal Today not triggering

I have a workflow that is supposed to send reminders when a date field in the item becomes Today's date. For that reason I have the condition: Wait for Document Next Review Date to equal Today ...
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List validation to force fields to be conditionally mandatory

I have a custom list inside sharepoint on-premises 2013, which have these fields:- Status. drop-down(Open,Closed). Type. drop-down(item,Box). Comment. Multiple line of text (allow pictures and tables)...
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Find blob storage of a file in sharepoint database

I am using SharePoint 2013 server and I want to trace a file in the content database. It is a onenote file, stored in a SharePoint document library. I am having access to the SQL server that is ...
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Please help! I accidentally deleted left nav so I can't find my pages

Boneheaded move on my part, I thought I was deleting left nav links for just the one sub-site, but it was for the entire library. Now I can't figure out how to get back to Pages library. Need to get ...
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Does SharePoint 2013 require server role “Http Activation” enabled along with its feature role?

I see "HTTP Activation" at both server role and under features as well. Is it needed to be enabled under server role as well. Please suggest.
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Changing the filed type from “checkbox” to “Radio Button” has overridden the “ShowInNewForm” property

We have a sharepoint on-premises farm 2013. I have a choice column which display the choices as check-boxes and it contain one option only, as follow:- but doing so have caused issues when filtering ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM Upload Doc and Change Column Values

I'd like to upload a document to a SharePoint 2013 document library and set value for three of the columns. I'm running following C# code from a unit test within Visual Studio: using (var ctx = new ...
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Transparent background of infopath form

Respected Friends, I want to use my infopath form on sharepoint 2013. I want to make the background of a infopath form transparent. Because the form is overlaping on the image on the webpage. that I ...
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SP2013 Designer Workflow Create URL to Send Email Opens Form Doc Lib Item Edit

I created an InfoPath form and published it to a form document library in SharePoint 2013. I am creating a workflow in SharePoint Designer that sends an Email with the URL to the form item to the ...
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How to show a calendar from a sub-site on the home page

Basically the subject says it all. We have SharePoint 2013. We only have site collection access. Has anyone have a solution where a calendar from a sub-site can be displayed on the Home page that ...
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UN-installing a Farm solution is stuck on Retracing for more than 2 hours

We have a sharepoint ennterprise server 2013. and i want to remove a farm solution. so i did these steps:- 1- i went to all the site collections >> Disable the feature. 2- i run this command:- PS C:...
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Error on adding webpart:- Web Part on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe

I already have "SPListFilter 2.3 Server" solution installed inside our sharepoint server 2013 enterprise. and it is working well. i got this solution from this link http://splistfilter.vitalyzhukov....
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how i can get the property value for “ShowInNewForm” for a site column

I want to know if a field is set to be shown in new form or not. so i run this power-shell script:- PS C:\Windows\system32> $web = Get-SPWeb http://****/order/ PS C:\Windows\system32> $field = $...
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Missing workflow action in SP Designer 2013

We are using SP Designer 2013 with SP 2013 Workflows on a SPO/Office 365 site. I cannot seem to find the workflow action: "Invite External User." Is there some prerequisite or other issue I am ...
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Enable search functionality in external list

I am able to successfully load data from an external database. There are about 6000 rows in the database. The use case is that the users should be able to toggle a checkbox in one of the columns. The ...
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SharePoint people picker communication with active directory, was it http or tcp?

SharePoint 2013 people picker communication with active directory, was it http protocol or tcp protocol?
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How to troubleshoot SharePoint 2013 people picker are resolving users from one domain with one way trust?

We have a one way trust with one domain. The users are not resolving for some reason in all our environments. initially we thought it could be a firewall issue and disabled the firewall and it started ...
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Workflow and columns set up for calculation

In a list that we use as ticketing tool, I have a field where I have to input my working hours every time. I'm looking for a way in which I can just input a number in that field but also have another ...
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Calculated Columns with Conditions

I have found plenty of posts that mentioned how to add multiple conditions to calculated column but my formula is not working. The action is pretty simple that is why I feel like silly that it has ...
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SharePoint 2013-Blog list post summary view

I have a blog site and was messing around with the page and somehow the list view of the posts changed and when I click on a post it takes me to another list view. I added a web part back to the page ...
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Edit userdisp.aspx

I need to hide some fields on userdisp.aspx form on a SharePoint Foundation 2013. It is known that modifying forms under template/layouts folder is not recommended/supported. Is there any way to ...
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Anything wrong with this Search REST API Query?

Trying this: https://domain/_api/search/query/?querytext=%27TestSearchString%27&querytemplate=%27 {searchTerms}%20ListID:00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000%27& selectProperties=%...
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Join or create new farm? SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 server where the installation is corrupted. I have two sites, one of which works and the other one doesn't. I am able to access some areas of Central administration but not ...
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Do we need to maintain same .net version in all SharePoint servers?

We have SharePoint 2013 on premises farm with two web severs and three app servers on windows server 2008 R2. We required to install .NET Framework 4.6.2 on only web servers to be compatible with ...
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To install the missing Assembly\file (SharePoint 2016)

Is recorded in the log error: Could Not load file or Assembly Microsoft.The value of the application server.Caching.Client, version=1.0.0.0, culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35" ...
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Starting SharePoint 2013 workflow using REST from another workflow fails the first time but works on retry

I have two SP 2013 workflows. One (WF1) does a number of things, but at the end of WF1, I'm calling another SP 2013 workflow (WF2) using REST. WF1 runs both on create and change and conditionally ...
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How to get all checked out files and when they were checked out

Trying to figure out a way to use REST or JSOM to find all checkedout files in a library. I can use a list view to show which files are checked out and by whom, but there is no way to see how long ago ...
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Copying Documents between subsites and staying connected

Working in SP13. I know there is a way, but I can't remember how to do it. Scenario: I have a document that's in Document Library A. I want to copy a document from Document Library A to Document ...
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How can I verify proper search results are showing up?

I have some users complaining of an odd issue with our search results. When they search the entire site for a specific phrase (ex. - "lincoln"), there are a limited number of results. For the purpose ...
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SP 2013, Edit Form “Save” button isn't working

SharePoint 2013, Edit Form "Save" button isn't working. I have a button on my home page that links to the form. I did use Client Side Rendering to create the button on a field in my list. Any ...