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Missing SSRS Web Services Directory

So the SQL Reporting Services Service Application is running, but from Central Administration, when I click on the service, then click "System Settings", it returns an error. Digging through ...
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“SharePoint 2013 workflow: Create a custom action” Sample does not Work

Follow the URL: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SharePoint-2013-workflow-41e5c0f9 Tried it and it can be built, but it fails in activation step: I got the error: Error occurred in deployment step '...
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Advantages/disadvantages of Timer Jobs vs. PowerShell scripts

I've worked with several examples of both SharePoint Timer Jobs and PowerShell scripts, some of them doing the same things as the other. In my experience, PowerShell scripts are far more flexible, ...
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SP2013 search - Is there a way to force the crawling of an item in the next incremental crawl?

I'm considering using the new "Content Enrichment web service" possibility in SP2013 in order to populate a custom managed property when crawling an item in a SPList (more details at http://msdn....
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Installing VS 2012 Tools for Office 2013 - Workflow Client 1.0 Beta.problem

Installing my development environment, I have: Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2012 SharePoint Server 2013 Visual Studio 2012 I need Visual Studio Tools for Office 2013. Using Platform ...
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Sharepoint 365 feature resources bug

After Sharepoint 365 update (end 09.11.2012) resources string in list definition start display as: $Resources:_FeatureId{AC83475A-588E-4876-BB71-24524023F731},FieldSortOrderDisplayName; Field ...
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change look in sharepoint 2013 programatically

I want to change the look of the sharepoint 2013 site programatically, I have tried setting up different theme but it didn't work. Thanks
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Installing Sharepoint Development Environment on Windows 8 Professional Edition?

Has anyone ever tried installing SharePoint 2010/2013 on Windows 8 Pro Edition? I am requesting for any suggestions. Should I create a VM using Hyper-V and install there or can I install it on ...
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Invalid issuer or signature error in autohosted app - SharePoint 2013

I'm creating my first app for SharePoint 2013. I follow this MSDN article, that explains how to create autohosted app. This piece of code I took from the article and didn't change anything in it. ...
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Start Learning SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013

I am a SharePoint Developer with +1 year experience mostly working on SharePoint 2007 but very little on SharePoint 2010, Now I got a choice to either learn SharePoint 2010 or start learning ...
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Boundary conditions for my Site - SharePoint 2013

Any one knows the boundary conditions for the below scenarios in SharePoint 2013. Maximum number of followed people ? Maximum number of followed documents box? Maximum number of followed sites box ?...
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Newsfeed error - The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache

I've recently installed SharePoint 2013 RTM and on the newsfeed page the error "The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache." with no items are available in the ...
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Getting a warning while adding external JavaScript library in SP2013 Napa developer tool

I m getting warning while adding external JavaScript library added within ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead" in SP2013 Napa developer tool Warning Message obtained from Chrome ...
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Where is the SharePoint 2013 SDK?

I want to try out SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012. I'm trying to locate the SharePoint 2013 SDK. Google points me to older posts about Beta SDK releases. Visual Studio 2012 only has ...
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Creating users in the User Profile Service

Background We are currently using SharePoint 2010 and are potentially looking at SharePoint 2013 for an upcoming project. Question The article below suggests that user profiles cannot be created ...
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SP 2013 Log Viewer?

does anybody know if there is already a log viewer tool available that can completely read SharePoint 2013 log files? As far as i know the 2010 log viewer tools can't parse the log files of 2013 and i ...
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In SharePoint 2013, How do I use the person field (people picker) in a custom web part?

Sharepoint 2013 gives a pop up when the cursor is kept on top of a users name ( the pop up allows to connect to email, lync, etc) I need to add that field in my custom webpart... Is there any way ?
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Identity correlation using User Profile Service (FIM)

Background We are currently using SharePoint 2010 and are potentially looking at SharePoint 2013 for an upcoming project. We have information about 'users' (employees) in a bunch of systems: Active ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Template Missing

I am using Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate RC, and I did install the Sharepoint 2013 tools. But cant find the site definition templates. Any thoughts??
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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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User Profile Properties under Language and Region not getting crawled

The new User Profile properties under "Language and Region" sections, like Locale are not getting crawled although other User Profile properties and Custom Properties are also getting crawled.
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: can't create a new user profile

I use a Office 365 developer site to get acquainted with SharePoint 2013. I try to create a new user profile (Admin\SharePoint\User profiles\New profile). I can see all the fields for the new ...
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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Sharepoint 2013: Get url of discussions in Discussions List

Im working on Sharepoint 2013 Community site, Im developing a custom webpart where I filter the discussions and displaying the title of the discussions as a Hyperlink. How can I find the url of the ...
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What features have been lost in SharePoint 2013?

There's been a lot of discussion around the new features in SharePoint 2013 ( What is new in SharePoint 2013 ? ), but I'm curious as to what's no longer offered/supported in 2013. Does anyone have a ...
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What SharePoint 2013 Development can be done in Visual Studio 2010?

It looks like the tools for developing SharePoint 2013 customizations are mostly in Visual Studio 2012 and "Napa for Office 365." If you've tried developing solutions for SharePoint 2013 in Visual ...
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Field Order in List of SharePoint 2013 App

I am building a SharePoint 2013 SharePoint hosted app, provisioning a list using Site Columns, but no defined content type, just using the automatically assigned content type ListFieldContentType. ...
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Public facing website with SharePoint 2013

I'm just getting started with Sharepoint and my assignment is to create a public facing website based on Sharepoint 2013. If I get it correctly, the new way of buildning things in 2013 is the app ...
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Run any other javascript after the Display Templates have rendered the content

This is the issue: I create a ContentBySearchWebpart, specified with my custom Display templates.' I want to run some other javascript code, after the Display Templates have rendered the content ...
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Apps Development in Napa Tool

Which type of apps from following can be developed using Napa Tool in Office 365? 1) SharePoint Hosted App 2) Provider Hosted App 3) Auto Hosted App
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In sharepoint 2013 , product catalog - How to programmatically add a tag to the Item Category column in the product list?

I have a custom webpart to add an item to the product list, i need a way to add tags to the item catagory column in the list (programmatically). How do I do it !
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Sharepoint 2013 Community site: Get values from “Discussions List” list

Im trying to get values from "Discussions List", When I tried to get the values of "Body" field from that list its giving only the values of the replies of discussion. I couldn't access the values of ...
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Sharepoint 2013. After successfully completed Register-SPWorkflowService command Workflow still is Not Connected at central administration

Sharepoint 2013. After successfully completed Register-SPWorkflowService command Workflow still is Not Connected at central administration. After retry to register WF I`ve got following error: PS C:...
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How to send Email using Client Object Model ECMA Script/Javascript?

I want to send Email using Client Object model JavaScript.. I found Somewhere that it is not possible using Javascript but as I am using NAPA Tool for development in SharePoint 2013 this is the only ...
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No InfoPath forms in SP 2013 workflows?

I just read here, that InfoPath forms will no longer be used in Workflows. Is there something that will replace InfoPath? or are forms in the Workflows just going away? Thanks!
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Unable to deploy my solution in SharePoint 2013

Hi I am using SP2013 stand-alone version. I am trying to deploy a solution in SharePoint 2013, I have successfully added the solution to solution store, but whenever I try to deploy the solution, ...
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Why does the ReadOnlyField hide the field in forms?

I have a field that I want to make not editable for the users. It's a field of type Text. I have read about doing it with javascript and content editor webbpart, but I want to do it programmatically ...
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SharePoint 2013 APIs for anonymous and/or mobile access

In SharePoint 2013 (Preview), does any of the APIs (csom, REST, etc.) work with anonymous access? With mobile access? I haven't found any reference to this in the documentation. I did a quick test ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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Various offerings of SharePoint 2013 with respective to cost reduction?

SharePoint 2010 is used as a primary business collaboration/publishing/tooling platform and it is running on more than 40+ servers(6 different farms), we are paying huge amount as a license cost for ...
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Why is a Custom List referred to as an App in SharePoint 2013 Preview?

I don't understand why Microsoft calls Document Libraries and Custom Lists apps in SharePoint 2013 Preview - doesn't it contradicts the concept of isolation of an app from the parent site? It's my ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Template

I'm in the process of migrating code from SP 2010 to SP 2013. I have a document library (both definition and instance) which is defined via XML in a Visual Studio project. I moved the definition into ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 app to preview account

I've downloaded some of the sample apps for SharePoint 2013. After changing the site URL, I tried deploying the app to my SharePoint 2013 preview account. After waiting a while (first uninstalling, ...
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How to estimate performance and capacity requirements for SharePoint Server 2013 Search

My customer has asked for guidance on total index sizes in SharePoint 2013. Does anybody have visibility of what people should be planning for? Per this article on MSDN, In SharePoint 2010 you ...
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SP2013 Remote Event Receivers won't fire on local premises provider-hosted app

I have been trying for nearly a week now to get a remote list item event receiver to fire in SP2013. I have VS2012 RTM installed in Windows 7 (also tried with RC) and I am deploying remotely to a LAN ...
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Paging using REST/OData with SP 2013

I'm trying to do paging on a document library (also trying this on a list) with SP 2013 using REST/OData but I can't seem to get the skipping of items working. Here are some examples of URLs that I'm ...
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Storing of passwords

I’m looking at a way to store client passwords etc on a sharepoint site. Does anybody know how I would go about having the passwords stored in the DB with MD5, but unencrypted to the users viewing ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Add JS to NewForm.aspx of a list

how to place JS-code to NewForm.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 APP. In sharepoint 2010 we can use this list definition to add JS: <List ...> <MetaData> ... <Form Type="...
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Error connecting SP 2013 and TFS 2012

I'm trying to connect SP 2013 and TF 2012 and I am getting this message: Reconnecting SharePoint Web application at the following address: http://mydomain.com:28940/. [Warning] TF205018: An ...
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“Working on it” Image from SharePoint 2013

i was wondering if theres a fix for the missing image on the "Working on it"-Animation in SP2013 Preview Google search didn't provisioned any fixes.. any ideas? Would like to solve that issue