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Send email reminder for 'rolling tasks'

I have used this question and Vedran's answer to have reminder emails being sent out based on a Date field. It has worked really well and has meant I can avoid using the unreliable 'pause until' ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation Security Trimming

Does the managed metadata navigation offer security trimming? I create a new web and not have anyone have access to it. I would now add a link to that web to the managed metadata navigation. Result: ...
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CSR dynamic auto populate fields based on lookup column item

On a custom new form (For List A) I need to populate several fields with data from List B based on a lookup field selection. This needs to be updated each time the user changes the selection of the ...
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Responsive Design

Does SharePoint 2013 have support for responsive design or do you have to create it from scratch? On a side note: How important is it to learn responsive design when you work as a SP developer?
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Can't upload a non-text file to SharePoint App via REST API

I am using the following REST code to add a file as an attachment to a SharePoint 2013 list item. <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <SharePoint:ScriptLink ...
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Wait for _spPageContextInfo to initialize

What is the fastest way to wait/check for _spPageContextInfo to be initialized? I use AdditionalPageHead so my scripts are loaded before _spPageContextInfo is set. Here are some alternatives, some I ...
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Facebook-like notifications when new item is added to certain list/library?

I was wondering if this is possible. The screenshot below somewhat illustrates what I'm searching for. I'd like to show a notification in a box whenever a new item has been added to a certain list or ...
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App Part iFrame width to 100%

I successfully created an App Part using a provider-hosted high trust App. The app uses bootstrap and has dynamic content to fit page size. The problem is that when I publish the App/Web Part, the ...
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SharePoint REST API call with more than 500 rows

I have an AJAX call querying the SharePoint REST API which will return more than 500 rows: $.ajax( { url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/search/query?querytext='...
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Customing the newform.aspx of a list using jslink in SharePoint 2013

How do I customise the newform.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 using JSLink? A lot of examples seem to be for customising list views. I can't find anything that explains how to customise the new ...
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C# CSOM Create Folders in Lists programmatically

I am trying to programmatically (C# CSOM)create folders inside a custom List inside one of my SharePoint 2013 Online site.I have tried 2 code solutions , but both of them are behaving in a weird ...
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'The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is not installed on this machine' on SP Server

I made a fresh SP 2013 installation on win 2008 R2 SP1. When access SP Mgmt Shell, I am getting the following error - "Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' is ...
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SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites installer on Win Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to install the Prerequisites by running the prerequisiteinstaller.exe but i'm stuck at this Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error I have tried the following:...
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(Solved) Start a Workflow of the Host-Web via SharePoint App and JSOM

The Last Update is the Solution I have got an App for SharePoint 2013, which needs to start a Workflow. This Workflow is in the HostWebContext, not in the AppContext. The List, the Workflow is ...
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Variations: Propagate Lists Programmatically

I have defined variations with two Labels (source and target) I have selected "Publishing Sites and List with variations and all pages" in one of the settings. The pages are created in the target ...
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How to increase Lookup column limit from 8

I am facing following problem: 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SoapServer.SoapServerException' was thrown. Detail: The query cannot be completed because the number of lookup columns it contains exceeds the ...
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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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Get list item “Likes” using JSOM or REST API's?

How can you retrieve a list items "Likes" using the JSOM or REST API's? I know there is the following method: SP.Social.SocialFeedManager.getAllLikers(postId), but in testing I was not successful ...
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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SharePoint Wiki Table of Contents

Is there any syntax that when wrapped around content, automatically builds a table of contents towards the top of the wiki, similarly to how the Media Wiki works? I am using SharePoint 2013.
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How can I get rid of the columns header when the style 'Boxed' was selected?

I created a new list view with style = 'Boxed' in SP2013. The problem is that this view is showing the columns header in the top when there's no need to do it. So, how can I remove or hide it? I tried ...
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Error: The option for the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform is not available in SharePoint designer

Currently, I need to develop a workflow with looping feature and I googled that it is available in SharePoint 2013 workflow. But, when I tried to create a workflow for SharePoint 2013 in SharePoint ...
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Get links from SharePoint 2013 global navigation using REST

I am trying to get the Global Navigation links using a REST call. https://sitename/sites/test/_api/navigation/menustate?mapprovidername='GlobalNavigationSwitchableProvider'&$filter=IsHidden eq '...
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How to access list in SharePoint Hosted App?

I want to create an Sharepoint hosted app but how to access list in these App ??
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How do I fix a degraded SharePoint 2013 index partition when there is only one of them?

We have a test environment that is no longer able to successfully crawl content. The crawl logs show successful URLs, but I can't search for that content. It has worked in the past, but stopped ...
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Add permission to all authenticated users

I have a Site Collection in our SharePoint online tenant. I wanted to give Read permission for everybody in our organization. so in Site Permissions I Clicked on Grant Permissions and typed NT ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix this....
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SharePoint 2013 email templates

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that I would like to modify the default email template. I want to put my company's logo as a header and the company contact info as a footer on every email that is ...
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How to retrieve workflows in powershell?

I'm trying to write a script to check the status of workflows in a list. I have tried a couple different ways but I never get anything to return. foreach($item in $list.Items){ $item.Workflows ...
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How do we create Sub Site using JavaScript object module

My using following script to create Sub site. <script src="//ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/4.0/1/MicrosoftAjax.js" <br/> type="text/javascript"><br/> </script><br/> &...
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Find an item, search multiline text

I have a SharePoint list that contains multiple fields. One of which is a multiline "Notes" field that is not included with the default view. When I perform a search on the list, I can search on any ...
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Add programmatically custom Web Part to page without Web Part Zone

I'd like to add custom Web Part to page without Web Part Zone programmatically, however, for some reason, I simply don't know how to do it. I created blank new Page (Body Only) PublishingWeb pWeb = ...
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Documents are being displayed with a title equivalent to first words in document in search results. How can I change this to use the file name?

My search results in my enterprise search aren't displaying the file name or title property. Instead, they're showing the first words of the actual document content as the title. For example, we ...
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How to audit one specific list/library?

I thought this was simple: I went to list settings --> Information Management Policy Settings, clicked on "item", and on the "edit policy" screen I selected to "enable auditing" and then selected two ...
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List Column Highlight Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to setup a quick Highlight (i.e. conditional formatting) with SharePoint Designer 2013. So if the item within the Field said "Red" then it would be highlighted Red. Having the text or ...
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Maximum number of views per document library in SharePoint 2013

What is the maximum number of views we can create per document library? it was limited to 50 views in 2010 but I want to know the limit for SharePoint 2013.
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Alternate access mappings have not been configured

My old DNS was DNSOld for sharepoint server. So I changed Alternate access mappings as DNSOld for Intranet. I changed DNS again as DNSNew. I changed Alternate access mappings too. But the logs are ...
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Get absolute URL to listitem's default display form

I need to have an absolute URL of a listitem's display form - currently I do it the following way: On http://example.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://example.com" + "/" + ...
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Does Sharepoint 2013 support IFilters?

Earlier I asked how to register custom IFilters with Sharepoint 2013 and there're no answers. What bothers me is I can't even find evidence that IFilters are supported in this version. All the search ...
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Error occurred in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint
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Customize a view of recurring calendar events using client side rendering (JSLink)

I'm trying to apply CSR to a calendar-view. This seems not to be working. In fact the file specified in JSLink is not loaded at all. As a basis I'm using the standard "Current Events"-view which ...
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JQuery to execute on change of taxonomy field

I am trying to find a way to auto populate some values whenever I detect a change in taxonomy selection (ClientPeoplePicker control), how can I achieve this using jquery? This is what I currently ...
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how to find out when a user last visited?

I'm trying to figure out when a user has last visited.So let's say I logged out of my SharePoint intranet last night at 11PM, and this morning I logged back in at 9AM, I'd like to see a message saying ...
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Importing the Profile Picture from AD using ADI & ADFS

I configured the SharePoint 2013 farm recently for one of the Customer. As per requirement, I have to use ADFS as authentication and Active Directory Import(ADI) for User Profile. Everything as ...
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Update Sharepoint 2013 Workflow with custom activities

I want to update my workflow 2013 with custom activities keeping running workflows going. Now I can do it only with a workflow without activities: I've added ReplaceContent="TRUE" to the workflow's ...
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How to display drop down menu (top navigation) - trying for many days now

I am trying to display top navigation as drop down menu just like you see in theme "seattle". I created my own theme, then I went to "Design Manager" and then I went to "Snippets". I copied the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Update Author/“Created By” Through Workflow or Custom Action

I need to update the author of list items. The list item is being created by a separate workflow. SharePoint (as expected) is using the workflow user as the creator. One of the fields in the list ...
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How do I use REST $filter with a “Hyperlink or Picture” type column?

The $filter method works perfectly on regular text columns, but I can't figure out how to use it with a "Hyperlink or Picture" type column. For example: /_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Sponsors')/items?$...
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Add new item to list in JavaScript

I have the following code in my SharePoint 2013 app, I'm getting no errors but the item is not being added, anyone spot anything eyes are square from looking! function addListItem() { this.web = ctx....
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Changing Left navigation in MySite (my content) for all users

In a SharePoint online (office 365) project, I am trying to add two new links to the left navigaion of my-sites, which must be visible for all users. when users go to their My-site (newsfeed). The new ...