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How to get the current time in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have two SP2013 workflows that I built in SP Designer. They both do pretty much the same thing, but for different fields. In both of them I set a DateTime workflow variable to Today. One of them ...
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Increase Limit of 3 Mentions per Post

Using SharePoint 2013 social features/mysite. Just realized that there is a limit of 3 mentions (@ tags) per post in the microblog list for SharePoint 2013. Does anyone know of a way to increase that ...
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Share authentication token between SharePoint 2013 and ASP.Net MVC Web API service

In SharePoint 2010 and earlier, it seems it was possible to share the authentication token with other ASP.Net applications using forms authentication and the ASPXAuth cookie. I have a SharePoint 2013 ...
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Unable to save audience in navigation link

I'm trying to create a search navigation (Site Settings -> Search -> Search Settings -> Configure Seach Navigation) which is only visible to a specific set of users (audience). Unfortunately I can ...
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Cannot uninstall the LanguagePack 0 because it is not deployed

I'm trying to run the following PS command on a SharePoint 2010 Foundation Farm: Update-SPSolution -Identity testwebpart.wsp -LiteralPath C:\ChrisProjects\TestWebPart\TestWebPart\TestWebPart\bin\...
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SP2013 Customize email body of all alerts [duplicate]

How to create your own email content for all the alerts emails which are sent OOTB . I need to modify the email content of all the alerts send OOTB (The immediate emails, update email , delete email , ...
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Site Assets library suddenly disappeared

In a specific site collection I lost a Site Assets library. I don't know what happened, the library just disappeared. In fact, SharePoint doesn't allow me to recreate a library with this same name, so ...
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Bundle SharePoint JavaScript files inside SharePoint hosted app

We have a SharePoint hosted app. This app require some scripts from SharePoint; MicrosoftAjax.js, init.js, sp.runtime.js, sp.js, sp.taxonomy.js and sp.workflowservices.js. We load all these from /...
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SharePoint 2013 Foundation psconfig fails

I need your help regarding one weird issue. I have two 2012 Datacenter WinServers acting like WFE & APP and one separate 2012 SQL Server for databases with instance, alias, properly enabled TCP/IP ...
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2013 Workflow not progressing after task complete

I'm having some issues with a workflow we have recently created to help assist us for IT Change Requests. The bulk of the workflow involves assigning approval tasks to two users, which change ...
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Get Parent web of a subsite using JSOM in SharePoint 2013

How can we get an immediate parent web of a subsite using JSOM ?
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Remove “+Add” from Calendar View Web Part

I have a Calendar View web part that I've placed in a SharePoint page. Right now it looks like this: I want to prevent the user from editing the list from here--I have an app that will take care of ...
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Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 site collection. And I have an Issue Tracking list, where I want to perform these actions on it once a day (at 12:05 AM):- Check if a column named "Review Date" of ...
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Upgrade required even after product configuration wizard was successfull

I recently applied OCT 2015 CU to my test environment, which consists of 1 App and 1 WFE server. After running the upgrade and restarting the servers, I tried to run the PS config through UI on the ...
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Maximum number of views per document library in SharePoint 2013

What is the maximum number of views we can create per document library? it was limited to 50 views in 2010 but I want to know the limit for SharePoint 2013.
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Get list item url javascript object model

This is such a simple question I thought that it would have been answered somewhere else (but can't find a clear answer).... How do I get the list item url using the javascript object model? I'm ...
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Microsoft Teams integration with SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise

I couldn't find anywhere information if it is possible to integrate SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise with MS Teams. I found that MicroSoft is suggesting SharePoint online which I don't have. But ...
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can not modify AllowGridEditing using powershell

I wrote the following script :- Get-SPWeb http://vstg01/CustomerPortal/with/ $list = $web.Lists["Meeting"] $field = $list.Fields["Item Number"] $field.ShowInNewForm = $False $field.ShowInEditForm = $...
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Can I use $expand to get Managed Metadata column values?

I want to get a list, using REST, which include Managed Metadata columns. Currently I get a TermGuid for these columns, which I then have to do more work on to get their actual default values. Is ...
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Unable to execute: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

I'm attempting to use the PowerShell ISE on a Win 2012 Standard Server. I followed the steps here (http://sharepointpromag.com/blog/powershell-and-sharepoint-step-1-loading-dlls-and-snap-ins) to add ...
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Accessing Terms in Term Store using JSOM in Sharepoint 2013

I want to display the terms from a term store using Javascript Object Model. How can this be done?
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JSOM - get listitem by file URL

Task Short - Access item attribute from a picture library by picture url. Long - When editing a pagelayout and an image is added to the page, the image's description should be loaded. This is ...
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SP2013 - 50 item limit on search results

I am using a search result web part and it will only return a maximum of 50 items per page. There is no facility in the web part to increase it beyond 50. I have read that this value is hard wired ...
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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What is the correct way to block all HTTP Headers (ASP.Net and SharePoint) from a particular web application extension?

I have been involved in two projects recently which have required the removal of all HTTP Headers which can identify the site as either an ASP.Net site or as a SharePoint site. This is normally as a ...
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Maximize modal dialog on SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, maximize button is missing when click on New item, and there is no way to maximize the modal dialog (opened by standard New or Edit item). I tried JavaScript method that works on ...
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REST API Query Syntax

I'm trying to pull back all Projects that are Active and have a ProjectName="X". ProjectName is a lookup and Active is Yes/No. Here's what I have built: http://<siteurl>/_api/lists/getbytitle('...
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Changes to permission take effect in search results only with next full crawl

I'm facing the problem that changes made to users' permissions within a site collections take effect only after a full crawl in search results. Given the following SharePoint 2013 Server environment. ...
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Variations: Propagate Lists Programmatically

I have defined variations with two Labels (source and target) I have selected "Publishing Sites and List with variations and all pages" in one of the settings. The pages are created in the target ...
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Relative URL in CSWP

I have a Content Search Web Part, and I want to set it to search in a particular library. I see that when I write a relative path in the query - I do not get results, only when I write the full path ...
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How to create root site collection with custom web template using PowerShell

I have found a PowerShell script to create a site collection with the template "STS#0", but i want to create a root site collection with a custom template, what will be the possible PowerShell command?...
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Mentioning someone in a normal discussion board list will not show the activity on the user's my-site under “NewsFeed”>>“Mentions” section

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises, and i am facing this problem:- i added a new team site collection, and i enable the publishing features. then i add a new discussion board list. ...
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Anonymous users can't use refinement panel or paging on custom search page

I have a custom page in SP 2013 with a search results part and a refinement panel. Everything works fine for authenticated users, but anonymous users get error messages when they click on anything in ...
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Manage Site Content and Structure in SharePoint 2013 Missing?

I am not able to locate Manage Site Content and Structure option on publishing sites in SP 2013. Is it removed?
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SP.js file not loaded in a simple JSOM example

I am creating a simple example that demonstrates client object model using javascript. I have ceated a simple JS file in Visual Studio and an aspx page using the SharePoint Designer. I have used ...
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Get ContentType name with select fields

I have a problem with getting the ContentType name for a item. when i use http://sp2013dev/sites/mms/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('List')/items(1)/?$expand=ContentType I get as response all Fields ...
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logical not of substringof() in 2013 REST API

I'd like to filter a rest request and get the opposite of: filter=substringof('foo', Title) I've tried with a leading "not" and also ending with "eq false" but those it seems are not valid queries. ...
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SharePoint Search prevent showing results when loading page

I have a site with two webparts (search input field and search results). On each pageload it's searching for an empty string and returns all results, similar to "*". Querytext: {SearchBoxQuery}( ...
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retrieving subsites from parent web using REST

I am trying to get all subsites from a parent web using REST API. I tried following query which shows "The page cannot be found". mysite/_api/web/parentWeb/webs
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Checked null with dateTime in REST API SharePoint

I want to get all article pages which Article Date is not null. so I have try to do by this way. var ArticlePageContentTypeID = "...
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Why can I not filter it inside my REST API end point

Inside my Projects list, I have a lookup column named ProgrammeRevissionId that is referenced to my Dept list. When I define the following REST call: http://.../_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Projects')/...
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Filter view by current year

I have a Year column and I already know that it's not possible to filter a view using Year equals =YEAR([TODAY]) and use [TODAY] in calculated columns does not work as expected. Does there exist a ...
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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XSLT or JSLink (which one to use?)

If I have the option of using XSLT or JSLink, which one shall I chose? I don't know anything about JS Link and so far I have done all work in XSLT but I have heard JS Link is the future as there ...
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Where are the custom ascx files now (SP2013)

Were are the ascx files used in custom visual webparts in the 15 hive? They used to be in the controltemplates\%project% folder.
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How to check which value was used for WorkflowHostUri with Register-SPWorkflowService?

I have a production environment with three Workflow Manager 1.0 servers in a farm. We also have a virtual URL that is used by NLB to spread the load between these servers. Register-SPWorkflowService ...
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How can I check-in multiple files at once SharePoint 2013?

I've been doing a lot of reading and research today, but haven't been able to find a solution that works for me. Up until yesterday, our sales team was able to mass-check out files for tracking, fill ...
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SharePoint 2013 apps do not show up

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment and I have the publishing features enabled. When I try to add Apps, only 3 show up: Document Library, Custom Lists, & Tasks. If I turn off Publishing, then ...