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

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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: http:...
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IIS 401 errors getting custom master page css and js

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, single WFE, full control of environment I'm building a custom master page for a SP site collection using a very basic setup. It's a simple responsive HTML page using ...
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Unable to fetch the SPWorkflow object programmatically

I have a requirement of fetching the SPWorkflow object on a SPListItem object. The assocaiated workflow is a sharepoint 2013 visual studio workflow. I have tried the following approaches, but none of ...
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How do you access the urls in a Managed Metadata Menu to have them open in a New Window?

I have a PowerShell Script that can build a 3-level Menu SharePoint 2013 MetaNavigation Menu of Links and Labels. The menu is driven by a CSV file with 4 entries: First-level Label, Second-Level Label,...
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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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Why 'Page Layout' option is disabled for some pages in page library in SharePoint Server 2013

I can able to change page layout for pages by editing the page. But for some pages 'Page Layout' option is disabled. I verified that Publishing feature is enabled and i have full permissions over site ...
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REST search api working with the results

Working with this documentation and jQuery ajax to use the search features of the REST api. I'm making progress and it is starting to make some sense. I'm trying to figure out how to work with the ...
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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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I can't find the geolocation column

I'm trying to find the geolocation column in my SharePoint 2013 site. I heard that it was out of the box functionality that should be included with all SharePoint 2013 packages, is that true? Do I ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

I have a site collection (of type enterprise KB) under the following URL http//servername/customer/questions where the customer is a wildcard managed path. now I want to change the site collection URL ...
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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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Creating a Web Part to display Site Owner Group Members via CSOM

Does anyone have an example of displaying members of the Site Owners group on a SharePoint Page using CSOM? I'd like to have this show like a web part for each Site in SharePoint 2013.
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how to checkin all checked out files via powershell?

We have in our environment installed Gary LaPointe powershell cmdlets and I found this script Get-SPCheckedOutFiles which returns all checkedout files, now I need to forcely check them in, not ...
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Hiding controls from ListView quick edit mode

I am working on a requirement that requires me to disable one field from editing (even in the quick edit mode). I just want user to add new record and update existing records (except one field). I ...
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Filter on a group on a content query

I have a content query that I create in snippets, thats content query retrieve results from a list , I want to filter based on a column assigned to that contain a group of user, so i have to filter by ...
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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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Integrating SharePoint 2013 on premises with angular 4 in visual studio

How can I integrate SharePoint 2013 on premises with Angular 4 in Visual Studio? How to include my custom html template in the home page?
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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 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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Build Accordion on page sp2013

I am currently building according on the page base on the heading "h2". The accordion is working but i want to achieve that the other heading is collapse while the one that click is only expand. The ...
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Moving list workflow from development to production

I created a 2010 workflow in SPD 2013 on development machine. Once it was time to go live, I took site collection back up from development and restored it on production so my workflow as well as all ...
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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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How to upload spfile to document library?

I am creating new web in the ItemAdded event receiver and I want to upload the picture that is attached with the item to the newly created site's picture library and if no attachment is there then I ...
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Content Query Web Part: not returning assigned to field

I have a Content Query webpart in which I have configured the following set of fields to return from a Task list type (171 list): <property name="ServerTemplate" type="string">171</property&...
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SharePoint 2013 Load Balancing with F5

I've a SharePoint 2013 farm with 1 FE 1 AP and 1 DB server. IIS worker proces on FE server costs high CPU sometimes and so I added a new FE server to my farm and now I've 2 FE 1 AP and 1 DB server on ...
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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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Thumbnails for PDFs in a document libary

How can I create a view with thumbnails of stored pdf documents in a document libary on sharepoint on-premise 2013?
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SharePoint 2013 Content By Search Disable ASCII Sorting

I am building a Content By Search web part that read data from a custom list with one column "Title". I have updated the search schema to mark the title column as sortable and now I can choose the ...
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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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Migrating Documents from Box to SharePoint Online 2013

I need to migrate documents from Box to SharePoint. Is there any feasibility to do this without using the 3rd party tools? Any help on this is highly appreciated. UPDATED: What if I download the docs ...
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Document Content Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and add a ...
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SP2013 : Overriding Thumbnails column in PublishingImages library

I'm really stuck with this one, so if someone has a little time to help me on this... What i want : I have a pictures library in a site. It is even a PublishingImages library. a lot of my images are ...
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SearchBoxScriptWebPart is not working properly

I have created one custom WebPart and added SearchBoxScriptWebPart inside it. Code block: <%@ Register TagPrefix="SearchWC" Namespace="Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls" Assembly="...
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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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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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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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Can I use a Search Security Trimmer Pre to deny access?

In SharePoint 2013: Imagine I have around 10 sites containing a document library and have created say 8 Active Directory security groups. Visitor/read access for each site has been granted to one or ...
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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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MY Site creation feature to be disabled

I have a SharePoint 2013 on premise environment consisting of site collections and Mysites. Now customer want that users should not be able to create My sites in the environment and so I went and ...
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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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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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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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Get data from Active Directory when a field in custom list is changed in SharePoint 2013

I'm having a list with the following columns that have relation in the Active Directory: employee name, employee charge, department, extension number, employee's boss, and other text columns. I'm ...
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adding line to display template 2013

I want to add lines to an OOTB display template, pic on left and 3 lines on right. Am I missing something? I can post the OOTB template for Pic on left 3 lines on right if needed. Do I need to include ...
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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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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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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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Add icon hyperlinks to grouped SP2013 list view

In SharePoint 2013, I want to take the grouped view of a list and add 3 buttons to the left of each item. In previous versions of SharePoint, I would have duplicated the list view using a DVWP but ...