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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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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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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 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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Modify upload.aspx to display an additional text

In our SharePoint 2013 application we have developed a feature to limit max upload file to 250 MB. Now this feature works in some Internet Explorer versions and doesn't work in others, as a result ...
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Using JSLink to manage and output list groups and items

so I am currently using JSLink to change the look and feel of my List view, but am getting a little stuck in getting the HTML hierachy of my elements right. This is my current code... function ...
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Error on adding people in SP 2013 datasheet view

When editing a Person or Group field in a datasheet view I always get the following error: The user does not exist or is not unique. If I enter the same name in the edit form it works fine. Does ...
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Set the JSLink property for all list forms in FeatureActivated

Is it possible to update the SPForm.JSLink property for the forms (Display, New, Edit) of an existing list in the when a feature is activated? I have tried the code below, but it seems that the ...
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How to filter for files using rest api ( sharepoint online )?

Why doesn't the following string returns data from within a folder in the same asset library: Asset Library Name is Production_Library Folder Name is at the top level of the asset library and is ...
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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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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 ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Display templates - media queries to get image rendition on images based on screen size

I know I could use device channels to do this, but is there a way to get right image rendition with media queries? item display template <div class="image"> <style> @media only ...
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Excel Services REST API returns 401 Unauthorized in Workflow

I am trying to make a call to the Excel Services REST API in a workflow to retrieve information on a workbook's charts. The URL format is siteurl/_vti_bin/ExcelRest.aspx/Workbooks/Chart%20Test.xlsx/...
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SP2013 open pdf files in a new window

I am using sp2013. I have a document library with pdf files. When I click on the pdf file it opens directly in the same window. How can I make it possible the pdf file opens in a new window? In ...
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Filter view by current year

I have a Year column and I already know that it's not possible to filter a view using Year equals =YEAR([TODAY]) and use [TODAY] in calculated columns does not work as expected. Does there exist a ...
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Where are the custom ascx files now (SP2013)

Were are the ascx files used in custom visual webparts in the 15 hive? They used to be in the controltemplates\%project% folder.
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Have a web-part display only sub-folders?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2013 Windows 7

How can I install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows 7? (without virtual machine) I'm dev and I don't have money for a windows server system!!
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What to do with error message “Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. ”

When I tried installing SharePoint Server 2013 I retrieve a error message: Windows Server Appfabric is not correctly configured. your should uninstall Windows Server Appfabric and reinstall it ...
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How to check if the file or folder exist in SharePoint document library using client object model?

Is there any way other than looping through the Files to check whether the folder or files exist in document library using clientcontext - client object model.. Can someone confirm me whether the ...
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How do I move the Search IndexLocation sharepoint 2013?

I have a sharepoint 2013 server with search on two separate servers. I want to set the IndexLocation from c:\Program Files \Microsoft Office Servers\15.0\Data\Office Server\APplications to E:\...
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How to make datepicker readonly from javascript?

Is there any possibility to hide Sharepoint 2013 datepicker by some javascript API method call?
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SharePoint 2013 - Multiple domains in People picker

We have a farm that's setup on Domain A and it has trust to Domain B. By default we can find the users for Domain A in the People Picker, but we would like to add the users for Domain B as well in the ...
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Sharepoint Framework for Sharepoint 2013

I know the new SPFx will be released for Sharepoint 2016 sometime in the year 2017. But are there any plans to also bring this for Sharepoint 2013? Are there any possibilities/hacks to add a ...
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SharePoint search not showing any results when searching partial name such as “frank”

I have search service application configured. Suppose my first name is "frankmartin" (no spaces) When I search "frankmartin" then it displays search results in both "People" and "Site" search. But ...
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List View Web part not showing all available views for list

We have added a list view web part to a page, and we get the Current View link in the web part. Which is configurable when modifying the actual web part. What we'd like to see (instead of having to ...
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How to display value of version column in word document?

I tried to include my document's version number in a word file using quick parts as described here: in this post This doesn't work for me (SP 2013, Word 2010). It only shows {_UIVersionString} but ...
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Set value in web property bag using REST API

I am trying to manage web properties from property bag using REST API. It is pretty straightforward how to get the values var url = "https://site.sharepoint.com/_api/web/allProperties"; $.ajax({ ...
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How to add resources when using JSLink

I am using JSLink to change view of a custom list using this code, (function () { var overrideCtx = {}; overrideCtx.Templates = {}; overrideCtx.BaseViewID = 2; overrideCtx....
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“HostId is not registered” when starting User Profile Synchronization Service

I'm totally stuck trying to get the User Profile Synchronization Service to run in a new SharePoint 2013 system. I've followed every possible guide and applied every known fix, but it's still unable ...
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Adding Font Awesome Icons to Quick Launch Links

When customizing the Quick Launch Links Navigation, I got stuck with adding Font Awesome Icons. How do I go about it so that it appears like the ones in the picture below? And the code is as below: ....
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How to open a calendar item in a modal dialog?

When I add a new appointment to the calendar, for example "Appointment with dentist", then I get a modal dialog where I fill in all the details. This is good. The appointment is then visible in the ...
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How to check if a list item exists or not in SharePoint 2013 using javascript

I have created one custom form and insert data into one list.I want to check before data insert into the list if the data exists in list or not .
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Reindex Pages Library using powershell

I want to reindex page library using powershell. I have try with c# code. Code is below. void Main() { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://demosvr1/web1/")) using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) {...
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Change the default file upload destination library in a discussion board post

On our SP 2013 discussion board, if the user wants to insert a file, they click in the body of the new discussion and then on "Upload File" in the ribbon. When the "Add a document" dialog window ...
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Programmatically like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike(string listID, int itemID, bool like) and I can't seem to figure out what exactly it's looking for as a listID. Searching around on the Internet ...
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The load balancer is not provisioned - BDC Exception in SharePoint 2013

When I click on 'Business Data Connectivity Services' link on 'Manage Service Application' page of Central Administration, I get the following error : "The load balancer is not provisioned. Verify the ...
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Getting Value from PeoplePicker / PeopleEditor

I'm Trying to create a new formulary in a new Asp page on my sharepoint site. So i need a field that can search all users and select one. I Saw on several forums that the best controls are ...
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Can JSLink be used to add a new column in the list view?

I have been studying JSLink and its possible uses and have implemented some examples. But all of the examples work by modifying value in the existing column in a list view. Can we use JSLink to add a ...
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Apply Alternate CSS to all site collections via Powershell in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment where I want to apply a single Alternate CSS file across all site collections and subsites. I am using the following method. When I run this I receive a single ...
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js link group count list SharePoint 2013

(function () { var itemCtx = {}; itemCtx.Templates = {}; itemCtx.Templates.Group = GroupOverride; SPClientTemplates.TemplateManager.RegisterTemplateOverrides(itemCtx); })(); function ...
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How to add a XSLT List View Web Part into a Page Layout

How is it possible to add a XSLT List View Web Part into a Page Layout? I want to do this basically so that instead of adding the web parts I want to multiple pages, I can just apply the specific page ...
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Changing the colour of the upper Blue horizontal bar

Is there a way to change the colour of the Upper horizontal tool bar from the default blue colour to a custom color? Thanks
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How to filter a list by hour

I am on SharePoint 2013 and do not have access to Designer, as a preface. I am trying to create a list view that filters items by whether or not they were added in the last hour. I had done this ...
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On Sharepoint 2013 how do you show the last modified date on a page layout

Currently have a page layout were I would like to be able to display the last modified date of an article. However I can't see how this can be done as there's no snippet in the snippet gallery were ...
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SQL database login for 'Config' on instance '' failed. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below

In our internet farm in search server I saw below errors in event viewer. How to solve these issues. SQL database login for SPL_Config' on instance 'SQL123_SQL' failed. Additional error ...
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Im able to add users to sharepoint 2013 but not the groups

I'm able to add users to SharePoint 2013 but not the groups. This is a security group.. the same group we are using for sp 2010. issue is only with my new server farm 2013.. even people picker able to ...
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How to add jQuery script to a custom visual webpart?

Similar to some previous questions, I'm trying to use jQuery in a visual web part but I keep getting that jQuery is undefined. I've added the jQuery script to SiteAssets as well as a script folder ...
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Seconds since item created with REST. Perhaps use server current time (clock)

I'm trying to find the most correct way to determine the amount of seconds since an item was created. My first approach is to simply diff the Created property with the browser time, e.g., moment()....
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Modifying a default value for hidden column will set it as optional instead of hidden

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand. Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...

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