Questions tagged [2013]

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SharePoint designer workflow compare created date between two dates that two dates in other list how I can achieve this

SharePoint Designer Workflow compare created date between two dates that two dates in other list how I can achieve this . I have List1 in that i created date I want to compare list2 startdate and ...
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Connect to Office - Add to SharePoint Sites - When do SharePoint Sites get synchronized?

We are having trouble with the Add to SharePoint Sites functionality. It often doesn't work as we expect it to work. Hence I'll try to describe what we are doing, then I'll try to formulate my ...
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Is there an OOB way to display an Outlook group calendar as a calendar overlay in Sharepoint 2013?

My company has a calendar we use in Outlook to display what dates members of our IT group are taking off for vacation. For previous versions of SharePoint, we rendered this page as an Outlook Web ...
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Is there no “easy” way to create a wiki template in SharePoint 2013?

Here's what I want to do: Create 40+ wiki pages that all have the same headings/layout, but will be user-updated to contain unique content on each page. I'd rather not create the "structure" of each ...
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Can't Preview Excel in Office Web Apps but available to view in browser

I recently deployed Office Web Apps for SharePoint 2013, the preview of Excel docs returns We can't show a preview of this item. It will display in a browser if that option is selected. This is a ...
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Ajax email 2013 SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail group mailbox

Has anyone found a method of sending emails to group mailboxes using SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail? The technique is described here Send E-mail from javascript using REST API and the basic code ...
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Multiple validations in a single column in 2013

I have been working on something I feel should be very simple for far too long. I have a single line text column in a list and would like to employee multiple validations to the column. The ...
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Error Occured While trying to restore minor version SharePoint 2013 Doc lib

I was trying to restore the version of the document in doc lib to previous minor versions, but I encountered the following error: Then i went to logs and searched for Correlation id and found the ...
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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM?
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SP2013 , Control Templates ctx.ListData.ResultTables Not available in IE 11

I am trying to fetch the total count of result items in my content search webpart's Control template using the code: ctx.ListData.ResultTables[0].ResultRows.length Now this line works perfectly in ...
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Is it possible to get file content in workflow using rest API?

My workflow is 2013 and implemented in Office 365: my header: Accept: application/octet-stream Content-Type: application/octet-stream binaryStringResponseBody: true url call(rest api): https://<...
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Upload image to rich text field and choose destination

SharePoint 2013, Team-Site-Template I got a custom list with a rich text field. This offers the option to upload images to. There also is a doc. lib. with 3 folders on this site. The upload form ...
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SharePoint 2013 Kerberos Setup Issue - NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON

Facing issues while configuring the Kerberos . The process is as below ASP.Net full trust farm solution deployed on SharePoint 2013 App Server (IIS 8) connects to SQL Server 2008 R2 Database 1. ...
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Site creation can't continue because of a configuration issue with the parent site

I'm having problems to make my site creation work. I followed the guide at this blog, everything is setup as what described. If I go to personal site, i.e. http://my_host.com:80/my/myinc_sp_test, I ...
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How to Add Managed Meta Data Field to Available Hierarchy Fields

I'm trying to set up metadata navigation for my library. I am following the instructions at this link on the Microsoft support site. When I get to Step 4, I am not able to add "Managed Metadata ...
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SharePoint 2013 Result Sources - Combining BCS Content Source with SP Content Source - Only See SP Content Source

Scenario: Content Source 1 : Standard SharePoint Local Sites Content Source 2 : BCS Application Seek to create 1 Unified Search Result from a Common Result Source.. I have been trying to combine a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search display template hover panel

I have a task in which I have to customize the search display template for webpage ,am which I did successfully by copying webpage template and modifying it . I am using search result webpart but ...
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SharePoint/Exchange Calendar Overlay - Different Domains

We're using SharePoint 2013 internally and use a third-party provider for Exchange. This presents a problem when using Exchange calendar overlays in SharePoint as they're not on the same domain. Is ...
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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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Is there a way to change the Date format inside SharePoint sites to be shown as DD MMM YY (i.e. 25 March 2017)

I am working on a sharepoint farm on-premises 2013. currently we set the following for the regional settings:- Where all the date fields are being shown in this format dd/mm/yyyy for example ...
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Change default Index location of Search Service Instance on SharePoint 2013

My purpose is to move search index folder from drive C to drive D. I've already changed location of all search components to drive D as described here and here. But The Default Index location of ...
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SharePoint 2013 & Windows 7 Clients WebDAV issue

Apologies if this is the wrong stack to post this in. This issue is WebDAV related, involving both SharePoint 2013, and Windows 7. I will limit this topic to 3 Windows 7 Machines, and 2 SharePoint ...
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Creation of personal My Site Site error

When users visit the My Site root page, they are greeted with the "We're Almost Ready!" message. Their My Site page is never created. When I check a users Personal Site Instantiation State, it shows ...
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sharepoint audience Not compiling new users from ad

I have 7 people in total in one of my Active Directory groups. 4 of them is created before May this year and 3 after. When I run a full user profile sync, and after that compile the audience for that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Aug 2017 CU messed up our search settings

After applying the Aug 8th 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 our search pages, settings, and query's have changed and a great deal of content is not working properly. Also I am now noticing that under the ...
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SharePoint Query Rule Guidance

Need some guidance on setting up a query rule to display a page as a promoted result. I have a web page containing multiple links pointing to my corporate policies (email, alcohol/drugs use, anti-...
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SortType of DocumentSet changed from Folder to File from 2010 to 2013

Some time ago we migrated a site collection from 2010 to 2013. Inside this site collection a library contains DocumentSets. We now have this interesting behaviour that sorting in list views does not ...
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Unable to moving a document larger than 40Mb to a Drop Off Library with SharePoint 2010 Workflow

Using SharePoint 2013 (but 2010 workflow) I'm involved in building a system whereby a file is uploaded to a document library by a user. Once the metadata is attached a workflow copies this document ...
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SharePoint 2013 site is not opening in Android Mobile

I am having site in SharePoint 2013, it is working fine in all browser. but when I access it on android mobile. it keeps me asking for credential again and again!!! There is no anonymous access. ...
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Adding a content editor web part (which reference a .txt file) will break my list view inside mobile devices

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, and i have a team site collection which have the mobile browser view feature enabled. now inside the team site i have around 10 lists which are working well when ...
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Reading SPContentMapProvider with CSOM

Is there a way to get the information from SPContentMapProvider through CSOM? I have not been able to find any API endpoint for this in CSOM or REST. I'm trying to build my own breadcrumb control for ...
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What is the minimum access for updating the Users List?

We have a SP2013 site where we're using the Users List for the site collection as a phone list. Ideally, all active users should appear in the list with accurate contact info pulled down from Active ...
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Does SharePoint provide a hierarchical search results inside my site collections?

Sometimes I face scenarios inside my SharePoint server 2013 that I cannot understand. Recently I realize the following inside my SharePoint web applications search scope. Now I have three site ...
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Blob Cache problem fails to update image renditions

We're having problem with image renditions and blob cache. When we upload images to a site image renditions generate properly. But if we change crop of an image, that rendition does not update. We ...
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How to escape special characters in a KQL query?

In a list I have a column with these values: MyField ------- foo.A foo.B foo.* I want to search for these values. I've plumbed all managed properties and crawled content. If I search myfield:"foo.",...
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Subsite managed navigation - page not found

I want to use Managed Navigation to show a current navigation menu, for a subsite only. I've created a term set with friendly URLs, and the terms are showing in the nav. Problem is, I sometimes get "...
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SharePoint Workflow Subscription Service failed

I have one requirement to start the SP workflow through JavaScript. For this, I have wrote some lines of code to start the workflow. But I am getting a Subscription failed error due to undefined ...
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SharePoint web site asking for authentication in iOS and Apple mobile phones

We published our web application to the internet and it has publishing featureless enabled. I edited the compact.browser file in this path: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\<web ...
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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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Item Level Security Question

Good Afternoon, Seeking advice for setting security on a custom SP2013 list. All users need to be able to create a new item in the list. Users should not see items created by others. So far, I set ...
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preflight returns 401 response even though headers correct

I am trying to access a sharepoint server REST api to upload some files. Access is via our tomcat application Although I believe I setup correctly the headers in IIS the request does not pass the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Unique permissions for claims

This is about SharePoint 2013 On-Premise environment. We've a scenario in which certain content is authored in source site collection and published to a target site collection via cross-site ...
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How to display event receiver error inline not in error page

I have a problem with displaying error messages inline, but sharepoint displays that ugly yellow page. Yes the error message is correct, it's the one I defined but I need to display errors like the ...
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Httpcontext.session is null in Provider hosted app

I have a on premise provider hosted app and when i publish the web part on my local IIS server and uploading the app file to app catalogue and trying to access the default page, I am getting ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow - if any value equals value

if any value equals value condition not allow to put value and also if I take it from lookup not allowed integer value
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Create a web part connection via client API

Is there any way to create a web part connection by using client API e.g. JSOM, CSOM, REST, or ASMX-services in SharePoint Online?
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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maximum theoretical or practical number of libraries in a site collection

We are reviewing this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(office.15).aspx#ListLibrary It doesn't seem there are limits to the number of libraries in a site collection, just ...
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Can't open excel file in edit mode, currently open by 256 users

I got an issue from one of my users, where he would get the following message whenever he opened a particular excel file stored in a document library. The workbook is currently open by 256 users. A ...