Questions tagged [2013]

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Get summary of all alerts from single SPUser

I am trying a way to get all alerts from all sites from a SPUser in a summarized email. Is there any way to achieve this or I have to fetch each SPSite individually? Thank you very much
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Is it possible to package, deploy, and use my own image for a ribbon CustomAction in a SharePoint-hosted App for SharePoint 2013

I've been working on a SharePoint-hosted app for SharePoint 2013. In order to "extend the reach" of the app a bit, I've included a CustomAction that will add a button to each document library's ribbon ...
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How to get user tasks from My Site task list?

I'm working on a solution in SharePoint 2013. It's a Web Part that is going to display the five tasks that are due next from the task list on the current users' My Site. I'm new to SharePoint and kind ...
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2013 resource issue : The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context

In the Sharepoint project we have added few resource files and mapped them to Sharepoint resource folder(Delpoyment location-{SharePointRoot}\Resources). using the below code, we tried to read ...
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Is there a way to use windows server backup with sharepoint 2013 and windows server 2012?

I have a Windows Server 2012 installation with Sql Server 2012 and Sharepoint Server 2013. Windows server backup worked fine before Sharepoint was installed. After it was installed, windows server ...
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Setting up a sharepoint production sever 2013 - Setup account permmision level

I am using three accounts and 4 different severs for this environment. Accounts - setup account - farm account - service account Severs - AppSever - DBSever - etc.... When i try to create a ...
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Is it possible to copy SP Web from 2010 to 2013?

All I am trying to do is copy a SharePoint Web (i.e: http://sp2010/hr) to (i.e: http://sp2013/hr). I was able to export using: Export-SPWeb http://sp2010/hr –Path "hrexport.cmp" But when I try to ...
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External user in SharePoint community site

I use SharePoint 2013. I have a community site in my site collection. I want to give a external user acces to that site. I don't want to give him the right to see every topic. How can assign him a ...
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Sort pages by comments (note board items) count

I'm using Note Board (SharePointPortalControls:SocialCommentControl) for comments implementation in my custom page layout which is assignet to each page in Pages library. How can I sort these pages by ...
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Site Feed can't be Activated

I can't make "Site Feed" activated from Managed Site Features. It says An unexpected error has occurred. I get logs with get-splogevent -starttime (get-date).addminutes(-1) | fl message > c:\...
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Does SharePoint 2013 work with Firefox on Ubuntu?

Does SharePoint 2013 work with Firefox on Ubuntu? I found the question about SharePoint 2010 interesting, but is SharePoint 2013 worse or better than SharePoint 2010 when it comes to Firefox support ...
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Sharepoint hosted app not working after publish

I created a simple hello world sharepoint hosted app based on the template in Visual Studio 2012. I added nothing. When I hit F5 it works but when I publish and add it to my App Catalog and try to add ...
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Metadata refinement display in SharePoint 2013

I created a Site Column in my CT Hub that is a multi-value metadata field called ClientProjectType. When I create the Managed Property in Search, I set as a text value and select the multi-value ...
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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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SharePoint:DateTimeControl Crashes in SP2013 Webpart

I have implemented the SharePoint:DateTimeControl in a very simple webpart <SharePoint:DateTimeControl ID="dtStartdate" runat="server" DateOnly="true" /> The problem is when I click on the ...
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publishing web template is invisible and team site template does not contain

I have created two web templates one of them is based on Team site and the other one based on publishing site. I have used a farm scoped feature to deploy both of them. I have two problems. My ...
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How to get communities of a member

I have in my WebApplication several communities and some members (employees) that joined the community throughout the Webpart "Join Community". I wonder how to get all the communities (just the Title) ...
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How do I export web application and site collections structure to production environment without deploying?

Microsoft tells us (yet again) that no custom code is needed in the new version of Sharepoint. However I'm curious how to export Web Application(s) | Site Collection(s) and Site(s) structure including ...
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Delete sharepoint userprofile property using powershell

This is the script im using to delete the sharepoint userprofile property using powershell. #Load Sharepoint SnapIn if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Users

I'm setting up a brand new SharePoint 2013 server and site, but haven't personally touched SharePoint since 2007. I don't want to use Windows Auth or any Active Directory for user management. Which, ...
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SharePoint 2013 language

I want to be able to change my SharePoint sites to the dutch language. They suggested i download this: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30347 But this is English and the ...
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Site Definition or web template how to update sites

If you want to update (insert changes) all existing sites in a SharePoint 2013 web site, which one is the best option to start with? creating all sites based on Site Definitions or based on Web ...
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Can SharePoint 2013 apps run in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

I apologize in advance if this is a silly question, but I'm new to SharePoint, don't fully understand the concept of SharePoint apps and was asked to investigate this. I've been told that SharePoint ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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Create Blog for Every Site Owner

There is a site collection ready. Now I plan that every site owners will have their own blog. The site owners can edit their own blog and view others blog. How can I create a blog for every site ...
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SharePoint 2013 and anonymous access problem

We run into following problem: We have application, that makes authenticated calls to sharepoint 2013 REST services (PUT and GET). Everything works well, when anonymous access is turned off. But we ...
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cannot create empty SharePoint 2013 project in Visual Studio 2012

I have installed Visual Studio 2012 Premium, SharePoint 2013 Server and Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012. I made changes as following post in host file. I loged on as ...
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How to make report in SharePoint 2013?

I am trying to make Report of Time registration part in SharePoint 2013. And I try to use Access View but SP 2013 doesn't have Access view or I didn't find out it. If you have any advice or suggestion ...
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Adding rows to SharePoint 2013 Promoted Links

Could anyone provide more detail on how to span Promoted Links in SharePoint 2013 to display on multiple rows? I've looked at the following link that details the process, just have no idea what file(s)...
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Can I use Infopath code behind in SharePoint online?

I'm evaluating using SharePoint online for a new project, but I can't find a definite answer to whether I'm able to use InfoPath 2013 code behind (e.g. custom code in an InfoPath form) in SharePoint ...
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How do I apply conditional formatting using SharePoint Designer 2013?

I'm attempting to apply Conditional Formatting to a list view web part via SharePoint Designer 2013, and I can't seem to find the option to do so. I've a horrible feeling I'm just being daft, but ...
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How can I learn the basics of SharePoint 2013 in a few days?

I have very little knowledge of SharePoint, and want to learn about SharePoint 2013. Most of the resources that I've found are either about what's new in 2013, or they have a bunch of links to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 FieldFormCollection issue

I have faced the problem with accessing form fields in Sharepoint foundation 2013. Idea is to update some field automatically when new form opens. I created a custom web part and attached it to the ...
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Sharepoint 2013, how to unselect a theme?

I am working on a trial version of sharepoint 2013 creating a custom master page. Going well so far, apart from the fact that when I go to view the published site, I only see my background for a ...
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How to single click hyperlink in Visio Web Access Webpart to go to the url

We are displaying a Visio 2013 document (.vsdx) in a Visio Web Access webpart on a SharePoint 2013 page. The hyperlinks in the Visio file now reqire that the user click both Ctrl+Click to navigate to ...
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Uploading multiple files with metadata in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to upload multiple files with metadata in the document library in SharePoint 2013?
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Are Display Form FieldControls used in 2013 Custom Field Types?

When using a Custom Field Type that has a Field Control (provided by FieldRenderingControl), it seems that the Field Control isn't used when rendering data on the Display Form if the SPField.JSLink is ...
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How to configure advanced search on SharePoint 2013

Can somebody give me some step by step guidance on how to configure the advanced search in SharePoint 2013?
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Powershell scripts: Create user profile synchronization service using sharepoint active directory

In sharepoint 2013 I have to create user profile synchronization connection using sharepoint active directory through scripts. I have created the user profile service using powershell after that is ...
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Do App Parts have an equivalent to Web Part Connections in 2013?

I'm looking to write an App on SharePoint 2013, and I'd like to be able to connect App Parts in the same way you can currently connect Web Parts -- through the connections menu, and ConnectionProvider ...
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Upload picture folder or multiple pictures

Is it possible to upload multiple pictures or picture folder? In older version there is two choices: upload picture ,upload multiple pictures but for 2013 there is no multiple pictures or multiple ...
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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 to get result sources and search schema in sharepoint 2013?

If this in not the right place for this query take my apology. I am in mid of creating a search client application. I got stuck while retrieving result source and schema. I found that, it can be ...
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remove Page Title

I try to remove page title with addin the "Visible="false"". <SharePoint:AjaxDelta id="DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea" runat="server" Visible="false"> <asp:ContentPlaceHolder id="...
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SharePoint 2013 - Outlook synchronization

If I want to add the site mailbox feature on the site collection i get this: The feature being activated is a Site scoped feature which has a dependency on a Farm scoped feature which has not ...
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“Publishing Portal” vs a “Publishing Site with Workflows”

I am creating a new site and the business hasn't requested anything specific for publishing with workflow needs, so at the moment the default top level site is a Team Site. What is the best practice ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': Apps are disabled on this site

We have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on a Windows Server 2008 machine. In our development environment we have installed Visual Studio 2012 on a Windows 7 machine and have installed Office ...
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User Profile Service Application. Unable to create a New User Profile Service Application

I am trying to configure Mysite to SharePoint 2013. I first tried to start User Profile Synchronization Service on my server. In that it shown an error message "No User Profile Application found. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Distributed Cache cacheHostInfo null

I have setup a development environment for SharePoint 2013 so we can begin testing our 2010 content, however I am running into trouble starting the Distributed Cache service. Note that this is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Authentication model

I am new to SharePoint and have few questions regarding the authentication. We are using SP 2013 as extranet and we have different sites for different partners. Total number of users will be less ...