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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 ...
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How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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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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How to update title of Sharepoint web using REST in c#

I want to know how to update title of Sharepoint web using REST. I have used REST to view the title but not sure how to update the title. I can view the title by exploring http://urlofsite/_api/web/...
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request timed out error while creating User profile service application after long time

in order to configure my sites in sharepoint 2013, we need to start user profile synchronization service. while starting that service it should populate user profile application. for me it is not ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Alerts are not firing any mails for the Normal Alerts and search Alerts, can someone guide me with the Email configuration for Alerts?

i've been working with SharePoint alerts for the past two months and in SharePoint 2010 for all the alerts i setup, i recieved confirmation mail and alert mails regarding to the context for both List/...
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SP2013: Search Service Application failed with exception System.InvalidOperationException

I just installed SharePoint 2013 standalone mode on a computer. Everything went well and the installation finished successfully. However, I checked the Event Log and I found the following error ...
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How to alter SP2013 workflow task from an ASP task form?

I have created SPD workflow with a custom ASP form. My form opens when clicking on a task link and I can show information about the task. Now I want to alter the task after pressing a button, but can'...
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Can't use SPItemEventProperties ListItem on ItemAdded in Event Receiver

I'm using event receivers to modify some of the inputs in a SharePoint 2013 site. They are fairly straight forward, here is a simple example public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Apps Authentication error

I develop a simple SharePoint Hosted App and deploy but when i open this app, there is popup for id and password. which id password i need to enter because they dont accept administrator id password
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Critial Error: Site xxx does not need to be upgraded

I get this critical error once a day in the Windows Event log. The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPCreateUpgradeEvalSitesJobDefintion (ID 129be972-4ff0-...
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Register js for custom field type in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom field type for SharePoint 2010/2007, but after migrated to SharePoint 2013, I met a problem. Here is what I defined for "RenderPattern" in fldtypes_myfield.xml <RenderPattern ...
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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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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp179923(v=office.15).aspx#...
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What is an unused managed property in SharePoint 2013 search?

In quite a few pages on Microsoft TechNet describing the new search schemas for SharePoint 2013, they use the phrase, unused managed property. It's not entirely clear what that means in this context. ...
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Changing the SharePoint default title text (legend) in SharePoint 2013

In the default theme for SharePoint 2013 (seattle), on the top left corner, there is a small amount of Text that says "SharePoint". I wanted to change it to show the name of the company instead of ...
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Error following site across farm using shared user profile service application

I have published my user profile service application and my search service application from one farm which hosts mysites to another farm which is just for collaboration. I would like to be able to ...
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Is there a hack to installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 8?

Apparently SharePoint 2013 is not officially supported on Windows 8 (which does not make sense to me). And, just like the Vista hack for WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 I am looking for a hack to install ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Content Rollup - Categories issue / error

Looking for some assistance here. I have in place a new SharePoint 2013 infrastructure which has been upgraded from SharePoint 2010 (database attach upgrade) with 1 web server and 1 SQL box. ...
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Is there any way to validate site ID without instantiating SPSite?

I need a fast way to ensure that site ID is correct. Instantiating SPSite seems to be quite expensive, so may be there are other options to do this.
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sharepoint 2013 rest api upload image

I want to upload image or create image in Sharepoint 2013 document library using rest api (Javascript) my code to get bite array from input type file element is var reader = new FileReader(); ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Issue

I believe this issue is unique to non-domain environments I am trying to install SPF 2013 RTM in the following environment: Windows Server 2012 RTM Stand-alone installation using SQL Server ...
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When will SharePoint 2013 will officially be available for Organizations to roll-out as Intranet and Public facing?

We all know SharePoint 2013 is now RTM. Do we know if Volume Licensing customers with Software Assurance (SA) will be able to download SharePoint 2013 on-premise through the Volume Licensing Service ...
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How to Create Apps for SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio 2012?

I have just started to use SharePoint 2013 and I want to create a simple app with VS2012. How can I create and deploy an apps in SharePoint 2013 step by step? Can anyone provide a quick start guide?
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Sharepoint 2013, Programmatic deployment

I have the following queries : How do I programmatically deploy Managed Metadata Fields, and associate then to particular Term Set in Store while deployment When I am trying to create List/List ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search Keyword Query Language (KQL) field value is null or empty

I have a search query, in which I want certain a field to return results where its value is empty : (contentclass:sts_listitem OR IsDocument:True) SPSiteUrl:http://sharepoint2013b:41000/sites/...
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SharePoint Branding and Parallax Scrolling

Has anyone been able to design SharePoint UI using Parallax scrolling? Similar to the following site http://www.milwaukeepolicenews.com/#menu=home-page (I am not affiliated with this site in anyway) ...
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Missing prerequisites in Visual Studio 2012 for Sharepoint 2013 app development

I posted something similar on stackoverflow yesterday, but didn’t notice there was a SharePoint site in stack exchange until today. So apologies if you have already read this. I am following the ...
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creating site collections using SharePoint management shell 2013

I am creating Site Collections for Testing SharePoint. I am using Host Named Site Collection to do that instead of the path based site collection addressing. For that Got a reference to the HNSC web ...
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403 Error connecting to ODATA via External Content Type with SharePoint

I have a tenant on SharePoint Online (the new 2013 version). In that tenant, I have a Project Online site collection. Project Online hosts a very nice OData endpoint at http://sampletenant....
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Could not find HostController Service in server

I'm getting the above error message in the ULS logs and I can't seem to figure out where it comes from (obviously it has something to do with search, but I don't know what): Could not find ...
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Customizing social features in 2013

I'm looking at making use of the social features in 2013 but would like to tailor the UX / behaviour in some cases. I noticed that Microsoft advise against customization - http://www.cmswire.com/cms/...
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SharePoint 2013 Development Book Recommendations

I think the title is explanatory enough:) What are the best books for development in SharePoint 2013? These advices will be helpful for those will not attend any SharePoint 2013 development training.
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How to get communities of a SPUser

I need to know if there is any way to get from a SPUser the number of communities he is joined, I mean, not using the "What's happening" webpart. I want to build up a page with a Webpart that renders ...
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CSS and JS files work for admin but not for members and visitors-SP 2013

I have css and js files. They work fine when I access with admin acount but when I access with member and visitor acounts, these files don't work. How can I solve it and why does it happen?
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Problems with Custom Field Type list view rendering in 2013

I'm upgrading an existing 2010 Custom Field Type to work with 2013. Where possible I'm attempting to re-use code from the 2010 version, to avoid duplicate work. The main problem I'm coming across ...
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From where can i add People Card, Reputation Builder

Could not see where are these, are these webparts, is some feature needs to be activated for them to work???
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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401 Unauthorized caused by custom master page

just customized a master page for the new SP 2013 Foundation. Deployment, activation etc. works fine (i deploy it using a .wsp built with VS2012) but every time im trying to access my sp-page with the ...
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SharePoint 2013 (Office 365) - How do I chart a list?

I've fairly new into SharePoint, so excuse any ignorance, but I recently started looking at SharePoint 2013 rather to see what it has on top of SharePoint 2010. I signed up for a BUILD account so I ...