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Build CAML query by value from ClientPeoplePicker

I use these lines of code: <SharePoint:ClientPeoplePicker ID="clpUser" runat="server" UseLocalSuggestionCache="True"/> JS: var peoplePicker = SPClientPeoplePicker.SPClientPeoplePickerDict[...
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How to add the standard sharepoint list item context menu?

we have written a webpart that outputs titles of list items. We now want to add to each of those items the standard flyout menu (see the picture) below, but don't know how so far. Can you help us out ...
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How do I Inherit the CSS Theme Color in my Sharepoint 2013 App?

I am building a Sharepoint 2013 App in Javascript / HTML / CSS and I want to implement / inherit the color / class / css used by the theme. How do I do this? I want to ensure consistency through ...
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Having more control over Metadata Navigation for Pages

In SharePoint 2013 when you create a new page under a publishing page it adds a new Term under the "site navigation" termset of the site collection. What I want to do, is having more control on where ...
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Where To Start Learning SP 2013 For SP 2010 Developers

What are your ideas for beginning to learn(upgrade) to SP 2013 development?
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SharePoint 2013 Foundation and 2013 Farm

We have Windows SBS 2003 and Windows 2003/2008 servers in a domain running WSS 2.0 and WSS3.0. We would like to upgrade our domain to Windows 2012 and SharePoint 2013. Can we have, without any ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Parts and Apps

Does SharePoint 2013 support Web Parts or only new Apps?
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How to import term set with Use this Term Set for Site Navigation property selected using PowerShell?

$session = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $sitename $termStore = $session.TermStores[“Managed Metadata Application”] $group = $termstore.CreateGroup(“My New Group”) $group.Description = "My Term Group" $...
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Access Active Directory Objects in SharePoint 2013 using c#

I am trying to create a web-part which access the objects of active directory like "Users" "OU" etc. how can i access active directory to use this objects using c# code ?, i developing this web-part ...
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Calling Reporting Services API from SharePoint 2013 application page

While upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 I am facing the following problem. I have an application page, from which an SSRS API call is made to get all subscriptions for a report. ...
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SharePoint 2013 development from Visual Studio 2012

Do I need to install VS 2012 after SP 2012. I don't see SP 2013 Project options only SP 2010. I install VS 2012 before SP 2013.
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Is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App?

Other than the initial setup steps is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App? Can you do anything in one and not the other? If you create one type of app could it ...
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Client Object Model in WebPart

I am using the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Search dll (Client Object Model) in a webpart because Microsoft.SharePoint.Search is obsolete. When using the ClientContext.ExecuteQuery() method we get an ...
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Upgrade a VS 2012 Sharepoint 2010 project to Sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2010 Solution that is made in VS 2012. I wanted to try and upgrade the solution to it deploy to our new SharePoint 2013 server. In the Package properties i have set the version to ...
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Minimum real world system requirements for SharePoint 2013

I've checked the SharePoint requirements here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx which are apparently the "minimum" requirements, but I've seen some blog posts claiming to have ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Can anybody put light on the OneDrive (aka SkyDrive) feature of Sharepoint 2013?

I need to know a few things about OneDrive (SkyDrive) feature of SharePoint 2013 on-premises. If I have to use OneDrive (aka SkyDrive), does it have to be on mysite only or i could use it on any ...
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Configuring Sharepoint Office Web Apps 2013

Im working on setting up a Production environment for sharepoint 2013 i have dedicated one server for Office Web Apps. I succeeded installing office web apps with a powershell script.. But now I want ...
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Search suggestions not working in SharePoint 2013

I have made sure search suggestions are enabled, as per the kb http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441.aspx, however when I go to Enterprise Search centre and start typing, no suggestions ...
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SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache “cacheHostInfo is null” with “Remove-SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance”

I am attempting to remove a server as a cache host in my SharePoint 2013 environment. Currently the service shows as Stopped on the server that I am attempting to remove from the cache cluster. I ...
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Ways of implementing “Change Requests” behaviour in SPD 2013 workflow

I am implementing SPD 2013 workflow and have to add possibility to change requests in every task. In SPD2010 WFs we could set the Change Requests button and it created all the behaviour behind the ...
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SharePoint 2013 issue

When clicking on the logo of my site it does not return me to the homepage of the site. I have no way of returning after clicking a link to another page. Any suggestions? Thank you, -Matt
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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

As part of my SharePoint Server 2013 setup I sometimes need to integrate the new workflow infrastructure into the farm. I've followed the documentation starting from the SharePoint side of things: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Term can not be shared multiple times in same term set

I want to reuse a term in 2 different term. As shown in Image I reused Search term in SharePoint 2010 Term. Now I also want to use Search Term in SharePoint 2013 Term... But I am getting error that ...
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Why is SP.js is not registering for Anonymous Users?

In SharePoint 2013 I tried: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function () { alert("Hi"); }, 'SP.js'); But SP.js is not registering for anonymous users.
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SharePoint 2013 Standalone VM for Development good enough?

I'm building a VM for SP 2013 development. Will be developing Solutions, WebParts, Custom forms, Dataviews, Business Data Connectivity, Custom Fields, inline Jquery, SSRS reports for deployment into ...
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Why not use Sharepoint 2013 as just a backend for REST / CSOM clients?

This might sound a bit extreme, but now that REST / CSOM API's are more fully featured, why not just write web apps in whatever framework you're comfortable with and utilize the REST / CSOM API's ...
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sp.js not loaded js file provisioned by a module

I am trying to use a .js file to highlihgt nodes in a top navigation menu based on url of the current web. The javascript file is provisioned by a Module in a Empty SharePoint 2013 project item. The ...
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Community Site Definition based on CommunitySite Webtemplate

I have created a Site Definition in Visual Studio 2012 based on Community web template. The problem is that when I deploy the site definition and create a new community choosing my new template the ...
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Users added programmatically can not authenticate

I'm adding users programmatically to a SharePoint site. I'm doing this by adding the users domain login into the "[SiteName] Members" group. Unfortunately, users added this way are not able to ...
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How to change ControlMode of SharePoint:FormField control on postback (it changes only after the second postback)

I have a control in my ASPX file and a button to do postback: <SharePoint:FormField ID="MyID" runat="server" FieldName="Title" ControlMode="Edit"/> <asp:Button ID="MyButton" runat="server" ...
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Intranet & Extranet in SharePoint 2013

In my new company we are moving to SharePoint 2013 in a few months, we currently have a SharePoint 2010 setup but nothing will be migrated to the new environment. I have been asked to provide a ...
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Edit “new discussion” text in discussions list

Hi in sharepoint 2013 community site home page you can see a webpart named "discussions list". In that webpart I wanted to edit "new discussion" text. Webpart properties also has no option to edit ...
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customizing MasterPage and removing Placeholder

I would like to remove PlaceHolderPageDescription. But I get error something like PlaceHolderPageDescription couldn't be found. Why sometimes you cann't remove a placeholder from a MasterPage? is it ...
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Custom Ribbon button in Calendar event edit form SP2013

I am trying to define a ribbon button that appears in the calendar new event and/or modify event form using Visual Studio. I am perfectly able to have a ribbon button appear in the list view and ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Installation/Upgrade Guide

In previous versions of SharePoint, I've always been able to find a one-stop-shop Microsoft Help file that provided all the neccessary details and specific steps to install or upgrade SharePoint. With ...
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Changing content type from a sp2013 app using REST

I'm creating an app that uses a calendar and its events as a source for information. My app, however, needs some additional fields associated with the event. The additional fields are easy to create ...
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Change context using RenderContext for SharePoint control doesn't work after postback

I am trying to create an ASP workflow task form. It should contain two types of fields: fields from related item (on which WF was started); fields from task (such as Due Date). For that I try to ...
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Creating a site programmatically - folder does not exist on server

I'm trying to create a site programmatically using a console application, but have been getting an exception whenever I try to add a new SPWeb "The folder that would hold URL'/sites/[sitename]' does ...
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Clone sharepoint list view

Sharepoint 2013 discussions list has a view named "Flat", but it is uneditable. I have to add additional fields in the list and display those fields in Flat view. I tried creating another view of Flat ...
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Site Welcome Page as Home Navigation menu item SharePoint 2013

I am running SharePoint 2013, and most content sits in sub-sites (accounts, sales, support etc). I would like the main page (under Site Settings, Site Welcome Page -> http://mysite/Pages/Default.aspx ...
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Cannot purchase app on SharePoint Marketplace - Sorry, something went wrong

When I try to purchase an app from the SharePoint Marketplace I receive the following error message: Sorry, something went wrong. Sorry, we couldn’t complete your purchase. Please try again later....
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Sharepoint 2013 restore question

I have a backup of a web application created on a 2010 farm... can i restore that backup on a 2013 farm??? What I mean is will it work or fail without damaging anything??? Because somethings just say "...
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Can't start any 2013 workflow on Document Set item, when it is created using custom ASP item form

I have created very simple ASP New form which looks as follow: <asp:Content ID="Main" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <SharePoint:FormField runat="server" ...
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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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