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The AppFabric Caching Service service terminated unexpectedly

The event viewer of the WFE server recieves errors regarding the AppFabric Caching Service: AppFabric Caching service crashed with exception {6d304b9000000000000000000000000} failed to ...
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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SharePoint 2013 - A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this Web site

I am getting this error while creating SharePoint site with a specific site template GLOBAL#0 and SRCHCENTERFAST#0. I am able to create site with other templates. A list, survey, discussion board, ...
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Multiple Lines of text not retaining formatting in custom designer form

I'm creating a custom display form for a document library in SharePoint 2013 using SharePoint Designer. The problem is that the text in the multiple lines of text column (Notes in the screenshots ...
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Association: Task List in Workflow stopped working

Help please. I am using SharePoint 2013 in cunjuntion with SPD (no Code). JUst OOB solution. I have been using the to send emails to helpdesk based on wether the Manager changes those dropdowns to ...
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Search REST API with the User Profile Service and Hyphenated Last Names

Using the Search REST API to get all users where their last name begins with a certain letter to make a custom user directory. For example, I hoped that the following would return all users that have ...
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save data from html table to sharepoint list

I have a html table which holds some data and has a submit button at the bottom of the table.I am trying to save this data of table on button click to SharePoint 2013 list which is having same columns ...
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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Store large video files in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint site for one of my clients and it is mainly used for publishing (ECM). In terms of size, the site can be considered as a "small" site as we have overall DB size of 100GB (approx) ...
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Filter Choices not showing for single line of Text column in list view in SharePoint 2013

We have a document library in SharePoint 2013 on-premise with nearly 12k items(List View threshold limit was set to 50k items). There is a column with the name Cust Name(Indexed Column) of type Single ...
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Migrate documents from 2007 to 2013 and maintain version history?

Currently I have a SharePoint 2007 site that I am upgrading to SharePoint 2013. Is it possible to copy the documents from the 2007 site to the 2013 site whilst maintaining version history? I'd be ...
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Database contains a site that is not found in the site map

This error is in the upgrade log for mounting a copy of a content database in a different farm. This error is being thrown for one site collection (all other site collections are fine). This site is ...
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SP2013 - Tasks Assigned through Designer Workflows, which email address?

Here's a little background info before I get into the issue. The company I work for was purchased by another company and we integrated with them recently. We were running a SP2013 farm and AD on-...
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How to add non list based OOTB web parts with JSOM Sharepoint 2013

I am attempting to add a Query String Filter Url Web Part to a page programmatically with JSOM and am hitting a dead end. I see how you can add a web part if you already have the XML like in this ...
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How to delete a service application in SharePoint 2013 which gives error?

I want to delete project server 2013 service application but it give error When I delete it from central administration it give blow error: Sorry, something went wrong Object reference not set to ...
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Tree View for Document Library doesn't work

I have two column. First column is the nav part but it's empty. My doc library is in the second part. What's wrong with my code? The Id's are true. My tree view code: <table style="width: ...
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Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM SID: S-1-5-18 ImpersonationLevel: None' in database SP_ConfigDB

I have this error on each server of SharePoint Farm(APP, WFE, Search). Full message: Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM SID: S-1-5-18 ImpersonationLevel: ...
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Need to trigger a workflow when document Set added/updated in sharepoint library

I'm trying to trigger workflow on document library when new document set is created. Is it possible to triggered a workflow when Document Set Created/Updated in SharePoint Library? Please suggest ...
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SharePoint 2013 stretched farm latency

I'm planning to stretch our SP farm. I'm going to move 1 WFE and 1 APP to another data center. Distance between data centers less than 10 km. Based on this article there are strong requirements: ...
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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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How do I make the secondary fields for an external data column show in list forms

If I add an external data column to a SharePoint list and chooses to add one or more secondary fields, the secondary fields happily appear in list views but not in list forms. How do I make the ...
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SharePoint column fill notification in SharePoint designer 2013 Workflow

I am using SharePoint designer 2013 and want to notify certain people if a specific column in the list has been updated by someone. I simply want to know what can I use in the stages so that it can ...
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SharePoint 2013 Result Sources - Combining BCS Content Source with SP Content Source - Only See SP Content Source

Scenario: Content Source 1 : Standard SharePoint Local Sites Content Source 2 : BCS Application Seek to create 1 Unified Search Result from a Common Result Source.. I have been trying to combine a ...
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Workflow Manager Auto Generated Certificates

I have SharePoint Farm with 2 Web front end servers, 2 application servers, and Database server. I have installed and configure Workflow manager on one of the application server with auto generated ...
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Sending an email as “High Importance” via SPD Workflow

Is it possible to send an email as high importance through a SharePoint Designer Workflow? Use case would be if a checkbox is checked, send email as high importance. If it is not, send regular ...
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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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Fail to activate SharePoint.Foundation.Publishing.2013.wsp on my collection site

I downloaded a hand-made equivalent to the SharePoint Server 2013 Publishing Feature here SharePoint Foundation 2013 Publishing Infrastructure. i'm on a single farm, running a SP Foundation 2013 with ...
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Creating a Sharepoint 2013 List with multiple rows under one column header using InfoPath 2013

I want to create an order form with 14 columns and as many rows as possible that will kick off a workflow. my challenge is creating a single List at one go to contain an X amount of rows with a single ...
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User Authentication in Sharepoint and OTP

Currently we have SharePoint installed in our production environment. We are only on intranet currently, but we would like to make our SP accessible from internet and web URLs. Currently for ...
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Extending the Content Search web part to display a “Show all” link

I want to use the Content Search web part to display a site's latest news articles. Also, I need a "Show all" link to the bottom of the web part - this link would take the user to a search results ...
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Add Water Mark on PDF SPFile

I am trying to add water mark on a pdf file which is saved in Document Library. I don't want to modify the file in document library although when User clicks the Print Button, it should add Water Mark ...
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Display Template: Retrieving user properties from person field

I've been searching high and low for a couple of days for a solution, but can't find anything that fits. I've seen a lot of blogs refer to the Srch.U object and then using various methods. I've seen ...
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Sharepoint designer is not responding

I want to edit a page in share point 2013 but it freezes and share point designer is not responding for several times and I tried many ways like uninstall and install share point designer, install ...
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existing users suddenly unable to add new list items

I am using SharePoint 2013 as my company admin. We use 1 parent site and multiple sub-sites. For the last couple of days, users that are on my parent site's "Members" list with the ability to edit ...
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Batch update/create list items using REST API in Sharepoint 2013

I know the OData batch process built into SharePoint Online 2016 and O365 has not made it to SharePoint 2013 Online, but I have read a few places that say using a batch create/update IS possible in ...
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Double version getting created in sharepoint and the value of a datetime column is getting removed in the 2nd version [closed]

In n update flow in sharepoint, 2 versions are getting created and the value of a datetime column is getting set to null/default value in the 2nd version. This is happening only for orders which ...
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SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit while filtering hidden column shows error

I've got problem using quick edit while filtering by hidden column. How to reproduce this error step by step: For example in Documents add new column (I called it TestCol, simple text) Add new ...
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Access denied to Business Data Connectivity

User is trying to create external content types using SQL Server, using sharepoint designer. I as an SharePoint Administrator i can login without any issue but this user who is dbo of remote sql ...
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Farm account missing from SPSearchDBAdmin role on all 4 Search Service databases

I have just set up SP2013 Search Services with a topology that spans 2 query servers and 2 index servers. The database servers live on a separate SQL server. Crawling is working but when I try to ...
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How to escape special characters in a KQL query?

In a list I have a column with these values: MyField ------- foo.A foo.B foo.* I want to search for these values. I've plumbed all managed properties and crawled content. If I search myfield:"foo.",...
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Cannot import spreadsheet

When I try to import a spreassheet and clicked import after typed the Title, It says Your browser should support ActiveX for the import operation. I couldn't understand what here written. http://...
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Add a new Top Link Navigation of Site Collection to all sub sites in SharePoint 2013 Online

I have around 150 sub sites in a particular SharePoint 2013 O365 Site Collection. How to add a new Top Link Navigation on all sub sites in easy way? I want to add the link of Site Collection on all ...
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use of searchExecutor

I'm trying to use the search for sharepoint 2013 so I use searchExecutor. My issue is when I execute this line, I get an exception ResultTableCollection searchResults = searchExecutor.ExecuteQuery(...
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Users with Full Control cannot see web part zones

I have created a page layout that (among other Things) have three web part zones. If I use this page layout on a page, I can easily add web parts to the zones. But trouble is, I'm not the one, who ...
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SharePoint 2013 Column Filters do not show up in Quick Edit

Most times the filters do not show up in quick edit view; occasionally they do and everything works as expected. The list has under 1000 items and is far under the throttle limits. What could be ...
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Add list web part to content editor table (SharePoint 2013)

Is there a way to add a list web part into one of the cells in a table that exists in a content editor web part?
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Using meta tags for Facebook in a SharePoint site

I have a public-facing SharePoint Foundation 2013 site, http://www.oceanview335.com. It is NOT a SharePoint Online site. I am trying to build meta tags in the master page so I can control the data ...
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CSOM - How to rename a Document library

Is there a way in CSOM wherein I can rename document library using CSOM like we do in SPD(renaming the root folder)? I tried several ways e.g updateTitle,FileLeafRef. Also tried to rename a folder ...
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Upload files with REST or alternatives

I need some help with Server to Server upload. (not from the browser) Has anyone uploaded files to sharepoint 2013, using REST, or other methods from a server (java/coldfusion/other). I am getting a ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 cannot add new linked data source

I'm trying to add a new Linked Data Source using SharePoint Designer 2013, I click on "Configure Linked Source" and it does nothing. I tried to add in a page an empty Data View, and when I click "...