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Variations - Changed pagelayout doesn't change in variation page

I have variations set up with 2 labels, en-us (Source) sv-se It all works as it should. Although if I change the page layout in the english page and publish and make sure to run the variation jobs....
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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Site Policy/Closure Issue

I’ve run into a site policy issue that I wondered if anyone could help validate, or have a solution for. In this scenario we’ve tried local site policies, as well as policies published via a content ...
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Catastrophic failure when crawling BCS data in SharePoint 2013

I am getting error in search crawl Logs when doing a full crawl on a Business Data Connectivity content source. The content source is set up to crawl a SQL BCS entity that has a stream accessor, ...
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Is there a NON-CODING way to trigger / start a workflow on an Infopath form that will allow for secondary actions without submitting the inital form?

I think what many others are asking for has not been answered yet in any variations of the questions posed. As a designer of a workflow, I'm using InfoPath to capture data from an end-user and I'm ...
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webpart contain autocomplete textbox for farm solution

Is it possible to create a webpart contain autocomplete textbox for sharepoint 2013? I know that everything is possible but I tried many many tutorials and samples and nothing works. So if yes could ...
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error when saving custom user field in a custom Page Layout

I have created a custom user field as follows <Field ID="{9B49F1A5-7FFB-400B-9B0E-0FC4D6C1417C}" Name="AMtalatFieldEditors" DisplayName="My Editors" Type="UserMulti" Mult="TRUE" ...
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Who accepted/rejected the task?

I have a workflow which is creating a task that can be approved by multiple users. (IE: there is a group in the "Assigned To" field). How can I tell, from within the workflow, which user accepted/...
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How to insert new line in the SharePoint error message?

I have written a code in event receiver which validates the user entered. My code is complete but the message I want to pass comes in the sinle line. I want to display the message in multiple lines. ...
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Customise Create Item & View Item page

I'd like to apply heavy customizations to the Create Item & View Item page. It's an external list pulling data from WCF, and I'm using SP 2013 e.g. Group fields Layout in 2 columns on first ...
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page cannot be displayed for newly created web sites

I just installed SP 2013 on a brand new VM with Server 2012 and Sql Server 2012. After running SharePoint product configuration wizard, I created a new web application on machineName and a root site ...
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Central admin: Job definition (_admin/ServiceJobDefinitions.aspx) page throwing object reference error

The Central admin: Job definition (_admin/ServiceJobDefinitions.aspx) page throwing object reference error. Everything was working as expected 3-4 days back , i tried to check if my custom timer jobs ...
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Use like/rating function outside of current page

I have used this javascript function to like my publishing pages. The problem is that I can only like the page if I am at the current page since the javascript uses the _spPageContextInfo variable. ...
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How to create my own page layout with my own content type?

I want to create a Page Layout with following fields: Title (textbox) Summary(textbox) Detail (textarea) Image (this will be shown on top of the page at certain location which user will upload) How ...
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SharePoint 2013 and trusted relationships with other domains

I have got a project of a company and their offices are across different cities, the head office has domain "abc.com" and other branches across different cities has individual domains and no trusted ...
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“Cannot open ..(document)” error for just the users with full control

I have a document library but when a user with full control for these document cannot open the document. But users with just read,view permission can open them. And the users with full control for ...
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Variations and custom field

I have a multilingual SharePoint site which uses variations. However on deployment the content isn't being deployed to the other variation sites. When the "Variations Propagate Sites and Lists Timer ...
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SPServiceContext class not available in SharePoint

I have made a web part in Visual Studio in which I am using the following class: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPServiceContext It is working fine. Then I created a new visual web part project and tried to ...
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Use REST or XSL to get a Table with totals

I have a list with items that contains several columns like: Year Month HourCategory1 HourCategory2 HourCategory3 Now I want to create a table that shows only totals of the hour categories: ...
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Fire off SharePoint search from a page without a search box

I have the below requirement from a customer. I know I can do it with custom code, but I would prefer to do it with OOTB components if possible. Any ideas on how to accomplish this would be ...
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Open item from a different External List (BDC connector)

I have a "Quote List" and "Task List". Both are external lists, using BDCM custom connector (from WCF services) I'm using Sharepoint 2013. A new task will be create when a quote is approved. So on ...
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having a list of most viewed pages

Is there any OOTB list/web part for viewing most viewed pages in a site collection (whole site collection)? SP 2013. What is best solution?
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Two problems in SharePoint Search

I have made a page to show search results. In that page I have added those search web parts to display results. 1.When I search something, in some search results it shows strange character as shown ...
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SharePoint 2013 search alerts API in C#

I want to receive an immediate notification when query results are changed (new added documents, existing changed, documents deleted), i. e. monitor queries. Is this possible to implement using C#. ...
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Alternate CSS Url point to layouts 15 folder?

I am just wondering what would be the format to put the url in the ALternate CSS Url to point to a file in the layouts folder. Right now I have 17,000 site collections, and the css file is in the ...
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Sharepoint Site configuration Error when deploying Provider hosted App

I have SharePoint 2013 on premises. My App catalog is on the same server as SharePoint (it is on the same domain). Whenever I deploy my simple Provider-Hosted app to any site, the site's web.config ...
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Posted notes on Newsfeed displayed incorrectly

I am finding it hard to find any information relating to how notes are posted onto newsfeeds with SharePoint 2013. In particular our mysite newsfeed is displaying notes used within libraries, blogs ...
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Implementing Login and Logout in multiple application

I have a internal Sharepoint Site 1.I Login with my domainaccount\username and usually work . 2.Then i switch to TFS ,use my login id and password and check-in my code . 3.Later i go to another ...
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How to publish provider hosted app to Local machine?

I have created Provider Hosted app successfully. I can run that app to my local machine using Visual studio. Now I want to publish my App's Web Application to local IIS and add the .app file to ...
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Make one user create and edit page and other user approve it. How to do this?

I want to achieve this simple functionality using OOB Approval - SharePoint 2010 and Publishing workflows but it is not working. I have two users user1 and user2 I want user1 to create and edit pages ...
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Farm Setup account unable to access site collection

I used account SP_Setup to install SharePoint. This account is not only the site collection administrator but also added in "Owners" group in that site collection but when I try to open site ...
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Advice for installing SharePoint 2013

I have a Laptop which is partitioned as: c:/ Windows 8 E:/ Windows 2008 R2 with SQL Server 2008 R2 and SharePoint F:/ Windows Server 2012 Now on my f:/ i would like to install sharepoint 2013, but ...
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Workflow page not fully appearing

I moved a site from one server to another. If I go to any document library such as Pages and try to edit or add a new workflow for e.g. Approval - SharePoint 2010 or Publishing workflow then it only ...
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End user selection of currency on an InfoPath form

I have an InfoPath form in Sharepoint for filling in Purchase Orders. However, being an international business; we work in British Pounds, Euros, and Swedish Kronor. As far as I can see at present, ...
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403 access denied on site variation root

I moved a site from one server to another. Site is using variations. On new server if I open page directly for e.g. http://myserver/en/Pages/default.aspx then it opens the page but if I just go to ...
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Cant get items from external list

I have an External list based on an External Content Type that is connected to Dynamics CRM. In an event receiver (C#), I successfully get an SPList instance that is able to print the 'Title' and '...
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Anonymous Users cannot view item properties

I have a page on an externally facing SharePoint 2013 site which is accessible by anonymous users. On this page is a list view web part pointing at a List to which anonymous users should also have ...
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Farm configuration wizard not making “State Service”

I am trying to run Farm Configuration wizard for the first time and using it I am just installing "State Service". When I click "Next" then after a long time (probably 10 minutes) it says "Request ...
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Custom user profile property returns null value

I am accessing the user profile property from code but it returns null value as well as false in the boolean type property. My code is: if (web != null) { SPList list = ...
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How to create a site based on custom web template ID not Name or title [duplicate]

How can I create a site using custom web template using c# and templates name and id in SharePoint 2013 ? I don't want to use web template title.
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Is it possible to add JavaScript to the host web from an app?

Is it possible from a SharePoint-hosted app to add some JavaScript hosted on an external CDN to every page in a site (host web) without having to use a custom master page? If not, is this something ...
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2010 to 2013 upgrade breaks MySite Host navigation

So I've been testing an upgrade of our SharePoint 2010 MySite Host to SharePoint 2013. I currently have a fresh SharePoint 2013 farm set up, and I'm restoring the 2010 content database to it using ...
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What is the name of the document center standard web apps(web parts)? see picture

I created a standard Document center subsite for my site. When I open the document center I see two web apps. I want to add more off thees web apps, but don't know which apps to add. What are the ...
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SiteDefinition and ContentBySearchWebPart

I have custom templates for a ContentBySearchWebPart. I tries to add these templates and a page with ContentBySearchWebPart by module which is implemented into onet.xml. My issue is when the web part ...
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Lync ActiveX stopped working , after changing the web application URL

I use to have my web application on the server root, where the web application was accessible from the following URL :- http://servername. And the Lync ActiveX was working well . Then the client ...
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Sharepoint 2013 deploying files using a module to subsites

I wanted to deploy files to lists already created. This works but only for the top level site. I used the following elements.xml **<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service

Got a weird issue with one of my SP2013 farms and was hoping for some guidance. Whenever I issue the register-spworkflowservice command it only creates the SP Workflow service proxy and not the ...
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Changing the suite bar - how do I keep branding consistant?

I've edited my suite bar to put a hyperlink behind the word 'SharePoint' (top left in the image below) to send the user back to the home page of the farm with the following powershell script: Add-...
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How i can dynamically amend the userid to the “My Site Host location: ” URL

Under the "User Profile Service Application " managed service i have define the "My Site Host Location" URL to be :- http://gvstg01:40708/discussionforum/generalDiscussion/_layouts/15/userdisp.aspx?...
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The “ExpressionTranslationBuildTask” task failed unexpectedly

I'm creating a Visual Studio sharepoint 2013 workflow, and I'm getting this error: The "ExpressionTranslationBuildTask" task failed unexpectedly. System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not ...

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