Questions tagged [2013]

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ProjectPolicy.SavePolicy() : server side giving error : The collection cannot be modified

Trying to modify ProjectPolicy Properties server side is giving me an error : List<ProjectPolicy> availPolicies = ProjectPolicy.GetProjectPolicies(web); ProjectPolicy policy = availPolicies....
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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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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 ...
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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 /...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint BreadCrumb Question

I have a SharePoint URL for one site as: http://xyz/controls/engineering/test Where test is the subsite of engineering, whose breadcrumb is set as: xyz> controls> engineering> sites> test I ...
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“Open in Explorer” fails despite a number of common fixes

I have an extranet solution in SharePoint 2013, running on Windows Server 2012 r2. When I try to use the "open in explorer" command in any SharePoint document library, I get the following message: "...
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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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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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Custom ribbon button action always disabled when command is defined

I want to add new button to the ribbon in Pages library. To do so, I have following code: <CustomAction Id="Ribbon.PublishTab.Publishing.Actions.UploadDocumentButton" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon"&...
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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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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 ...
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The UPDATE permission was denied on the object 'AllListsAux', database 'spContent', schema 'dbo'

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\IUSR SID: S-1-5-17 ImpersonationLevel: Impersonation' in database 'spContent' on SQL Server instance '###' The UPDATE permission ...
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Report Viewer Web Part Alternatives in SP2013

We have a need to upgrade from SP2010+PWA to SP2013+PWA. Our database server will be SQL Server 2008 R2. According to Technet, the SQL 2008 R2 Reporting Services add-in for SharePoint isn't ...
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Querying on Managed Metadata for term and parent terms

I have a Managed Metadata field called Geography using the following term set as an example. North America Canada Toronto United States New York This Geography ...
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Disable site collection health check rule

Is there anyway of disabling/bypassing a site collection health check rule. For example, I want to bypass Missing Site Templates rule when I upgrade a site collection in SP 2010 mode to SP 2013. For ...
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SharePoint 2013 AD FBA 2010 Compatibility

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 ...
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Usage Reports empty

I want to see the usage reports but the graphics shows noone view sites.(In site settings > Popularity Trends ) In crawling I make it continuously. How can I make it work?
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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 ...
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Search is not working after adding new managed metadata service

I have created new managed metadata service (with new database and application pool) and after that I am not able to search content with the error "Search has encountered a problem that prevents ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

We have installed SharePoint server 2013 in windows server 2008 machine. For development environment we have visual studio 2012 on windows 7 machine and installed office development tools to develop ...
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SharePoint 2013- Anonymous users not able to read from Termstore

I have a public facing anonymous site in SharePoint 2013 on Premise. I have written some JSOM to read terms from Termstore .For authenticated users this works fine but for Anonymous users , it throws ...
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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create 5 colums in a list in a button click in sharepoint?

I have a list with some fields and a button, if a user enter a numeric value in one field and then click a button then I need to generate 5 columns automatically in each click of the button ?? NB:...
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SP's JavaScript function to create pagination

SharePoint 2013 here. I need to create a pagination of results I get from an external web service. I want to use the look and feel of SharePoints pagination: Ideally I could call SharePoint's ...
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Statistics on Sharepoint, what is the best practice?

I need to know who visits a site collection and I was looking for a way to get information about the visitors such as: user, ip, etc. I thought to use Google Analytics, but there's no way to registry ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : The Server was Unable to Save the Form at this Time. Please Try Again

I have a Sharepoint 2013 installation, single server farm. I have created a site, added user to the site with View & Restricted Read permission. I have created a Issue Tracker in the site, broke ...
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Change page layout of existing web part page

Is there a built in way to change between preset page layouts in an existing web part page? Currently I end up deleting the page and creating a new one with the appropriate layout. I feel like there ...
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SP 2013 REST API How to get Approval Status for Version History items

This is how SP presents Version History: I use this URL to get file history: http://portal:34798/Documents/_api/Web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/Documents/Documents/Tests/Tests_TextFile.txt')/...
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Hide Empty Document Properties in word 2013

I have a SharePoint document library with a custom document template attached to it. This document template is having lot of Quick part fields , which will pull metadata column values from the ...
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How to change 'Modified By' column value when a new file is uploaded in SharePoint 2013 using Client Object Model?

I want to change 'Modified By' column value of a file that is being uploaded using Client Object Model in SharePoint 2013. The problem is that the version of the file is changing. Kindly help me. The ...
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How to maintain line breaks within a 2013 multi-line task field after datasheet edit

We use datasheets to edit multi-line task lists. Since being migrated to SharePoint 2013 the new datasheet view doesn't allow us to maintain line breaks after we stop editing the datasheet. Can ...
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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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Search Box disappears when I save Web Part Settings

I am checking the "display search box" option in my web part properties and clicking "ok" but the search box disappears. When I click "apply" it will show the search box, but it will disappear again ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Custom field type from SPFieldLookup - item values are not appearing in List view

I have created custom field type with SPFieldLookup as a parent class. Using my custom field type, I can able to create custom lookup type columns where source columns are of types: Choice and User ...
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How to reuse navigation terms multiple times

We have a site with two different sections -- one for each of the groups in our team. We are using managed navigation and friendly urls. The two different groups have agreed on a phase taxonomy for ...
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sharedWithUsersId not returning up to date user ids

I don't understand the response for the API call: /_api/web/getFileByServerRelativeURL('/docs/Test.docx')/ListItemAllFields/SharedWithUsersId I upload a Test.docx document and share it with two ...
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SharePoint 2013 calendar in IOS renders differently

Most of the time Sharepoint Calendar in IOS renders differently as shown in the below screenshot which causes a problem in changing views between month/week/day view programmatically and also manually....
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Metro View in SharePoint using jquery

I am trying to create a metro view in one of my SharePoint sites based on the data that is retrieved from a list. Am a beginner on this. Can anyone help on how to start with a basic Metro view? ...
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SharePoint Search Results Webpart returns wrong results count

I am trying to develop a custom paging control for my search results webpart but I am facing a weird issue that the search results return wrong total results count. Below is the javascript snippet I ...
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How to see workflow app permissions?

I'm following this tutorial which shows how to go into Site Features and turn on Workflow app permissions, then go to Site settings > Site app permissions and copy the workflow app identifier GUID. ...
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Collect Feedback workflow still sending email notification for over due items

We have users complaining they are still receiving emails from Collect Feedback Workflow which was cancelled while ago. Here is the situation, Collect Feedback is one of many workflow associated with ...
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Can someone explain the way SharePoint auditing trimming and cleanup works?

I know each web application has its own Audit Log Trimming timer job. I see the default is set for it to run monthly. Now, as you dive into site collection settings for auditing, I see: Automatically ...
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Content Query Web Part does not appear in mobile view

I have successfully created several CQWPs on our intranet homepage to pull announcements from team sites as well as list events on Community calendar. These can all be viewed on the desktop, laptop, ...
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SharePoint 2013 foundation installation and Hardening OS

There is one requirement from my client to install SharePoint 2013 foundation on Hardening OS on Windows Server 2012 R2. Need to install it in only one-tier architecture. After googling about ...
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How to create content fields and use in new page layout.?

I have created a custom page layout. I want to use content fields in my custom layout. For example, an image field or page content field. Please give me some advice.