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Alternate access mappings have not been configured

My old DNS was DNSOld for sharepoint server. So I changed Alternate access mappings as DNSOld for Intranet. I changed DNS again as DNSNew. I changed Alternate access mappings too. But the logs are ...
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How to get rid of the “Edit links” link in the top navigation (SharePoint 2013)?

I have a top navigation on my home page which holds links to subsites. Only on the top navigation on the home page, it shows a link called "Edit links" at the end of the navigation. Upon clicking it, ...
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Customize newform save button - Save and redirect to another form

What is the best way to add redirect function into the save button on a newform in SharePoint 2013. When the user create a list item, he/she should be redirected to another form. Is it possible to ...
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How do you properly write to a managed metadata column from JSOM? (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to write the value of a managed metadata column across several documents in a document library at once using JSOM, but for some reason the way I'm trying only writes the value to the first ...
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Can an on-prem solution of SharePoint 2013 or 2016 be hosted in a docker/windows container?

I am trying to find a way to quickly deploy new SharePoint On-Prem solutions for both 2013 and 2016, but I am having a terribly hard time finding any literature to help make this a possibility. ...
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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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2013 Results Source query path shows zero relevantresults

I'm trying to create a Result Source that only shows results for a specific site and it's sub-sites. I figured I could use one of the following values: {searchTerms} (Path:/uk/) {searchTerms} (...
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ODataContentTypeException : Content Type 'application/json;odata=verbose'

I'm trying to create items in a SharePoint lists through the SharePoint REST API in Javascript (with an AJAX call using jQuery), all that in a SharePoint2013-hosted App. But I get this error when I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Usage Reports - where are the details?

So the Analytics feature has been revamped in 2013. Great. Now I can't find detailed statistics anymore. All I have is multiple reports for search queries and "Popular Items". The "Usage" report only ...
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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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“The XSS Auditor refused to execute a script in…” from Chrome when using <script> tag in content editor webpart

Embedding javascript in a content editor web part triggers XSS Auditor error in Chrome when editing any webpart on the page containing the content editor web part. Steps to reproduce 1 - Use newest ...
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Generate Report Based on View of List Data

I have data in a list. One of the views has the data grouped by a column, so I have it looking the way I want. Requirements for the report: Have a front page with the name of the report, date, etc. ...
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Problem with SP2013 solution scope: WebApplication vs GAC

I have a SP2013 solution that contains a custom WCF service, custom Timer Job and a Feature Event Reciever. Because of these the solution Assembly Deploying Target is set to GlobalAssemblyCache. The ...
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ResolvePrincipal vs SearchPrincipal

So I'm attempting to write something to mimic sharepoint's people picker. I was originally using Utility.ResolvePrincipal with some success, but it was only returning me a single user (obviously). So, ...
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Excel files always open in browser

On our Intranet I have activated the site collection feature "Open Documents in Client Applications by Default". On the Document libraries I have also set the *Default open behavior for browser-...
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SharePoint 2013 Subsite inherits Parent Navigation - Managed Navigation

I am using Managed Navigation and have Variations defined, so the root site collection has two sub sites for each of the languages.. Each Language sub site has its own Terms Set and the navigation is ...
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Is there a way to set the landing page of variations [without customizations]?

I know by default, when users navigate to the Variation Root Site, they are redirected to the appropriate top site of a variation label, based on the language setting of their Web browser. For example,...
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How to add scripts to a site collection without modifying the masterpage

Our company has restricted any modifications to 2013 SharePoint masterpages. For the most part I have been using layout pages to add scripts however if a site is not a publishing site, I am looking ...
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Custom calendar display template / JS Link

I'm looking for a nice custom calendar. Display template or jslink, doesn't matter. Something like that would be awesome: http://deviprsd21.github.io/Calendario/index2.html Has someone tried to add ...
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SharePoint App VS Object Model

For designing solutions I am confused with whole Apps concept in 2013. What is Microsoft's guidance for when to use a SharePoint app and when to go for a traditional client or server object model ...
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Stuck in “Preview Page” mode in SharePoint 2013

I was editing the Seattle Master Page and suddenly my site got stuck in the "Preview Page" mode: And I don't know how to stop it. I returned back the template to the original Seattle template but ...
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How many columns we can add in a SharePoint list

I have client, who has a SharePoint List with 360 columns(including default columns). My questions are How many column we can add in a SharePoint list? If is there any limit, why didn't it throw any ...
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Datasheet view added programatically missing from view selector

I am adding a new view to a list using CSOM (ViewTypeKind = Grid). The same code works perfectly for other types of views. For datasheet views, although they are added and they function properly, ...
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WARNING: Endpoint https://server:12290/ is not responding: The underlying connection was closed

WARNING: Endpoint https://server:12290/ is not responding: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel. I’ve set up a Workflow farm in ...
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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Isolated (per page) App Part communication

Many of you may know this blog post which explains how to communicate between app parts (from the same provider). Unfortunately the post only describes how to communicate between "all app parts of ...
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Code blocks not allowed searchresults.aspx

I'm getting this error on a copy of our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I've tried unghosting searchresults.aspx, but it comes back with "Cannot revert to the site definition version of this file. It ...
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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Have a web-part display only sub-folders?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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Get selected items from JavaScript in the document library view

I have a page in which I have placed XsltListView web part to show the view of the picture library. Above that view I have placed a link using Content Editor Web Part which redirects to other web ...
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Architechture of Managed Navigation using Reuse Terms

I'm currently designing a Managed Navigation using Term Store Term Sets both hierarchically and process based. An example would be Continent > Country > Region > Municipality as the hierarchy and ...
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Show correct content type with custom display item

I am using the following code in a custom display template for my search results to show the correct content type of an item: _#=ctx.CurrentItem.ContentType=#_ The good part is that it returns the ...
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Hide options from ECB Menu in SharePoint 2013 Library

I have added a document in a document library. I am trying to hide an option from ECB Menu How do you hide any options from ECB Menu? Update: Each item has a column "x" with different values. So, ...
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Bulk find and replace error in SharePoint 2013 Designer

Two part question. My issue was removing the "recentchanges" from all of my wiki pages. I tried to add a div around the recent changes menu as below: . <div style="display:none;"> <...
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Breadcrumb and flyout on custom master page

I have a master page that I wrote from scratch and applied through the Design Manager to one of my site collections. I would like to add the 2010-style breadcrumb and/or navigate-up flyout button in ...
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Localization problems in WSP template

I configure a SharePoint 2013 site using the web interface. I save the site as a template, a WSP package. I then utilize this template on new, clean, team sites. It works great almost all the times. ...
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Site Contents link in Quick Launch below Edit link (SharePoint 2013)

I'm creating a custom WebTemplate. I added the following NavBars to the template: <NavBars> <NavBar Name="SharePoint Top Navigation Bar" Url="" ID="1002" /> <NavBar Name="...
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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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Updating a Property w/ 2013 REST Api

I have a SharePoint Hosted App that is successfully able to add Read and Create files on the Host site (using the REST API and SP.RequestExecutor). Now I am trying to figure out how to update ...
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Edit Links commands are not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu in SharePoint 2013

I have сreated custom site definition for SharePoint 2013, but for some reasons Edit Links command is not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu. These commands available by default if I ...
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SharePoint BreadCrumb Question

I have a SharePoint URL for one site as: http://xyz/controls/engineering/test Where test is the subsite of engineering, whose breadcrumb is set as: xyz> controls> engineering> sites> test I ...
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“Open in Explorer” fails despite a number of common fixes

I have an extranet solution in SharePoint 2013, running on Windows Server 2012 r2. When I try to use the "open in explorer" command in any SharePoint document library, I get the following message: "...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata accepting invalid terms

I currently have a problem regarding our Managed metadata field. At this point, our field is accepting invalid terms in the term set but is a valid term in the term store. Below are screenshots that ...
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Active Directory Import not working correctly

I have configured AD Import on 2013 instance, but it seems that it doesn't work correctly. New entries in specified OUs are not imported into UPS. I have checked the logs and there are no errors ...
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Custom ribbon button action always disabled when command is defined

I want to add new button to the ribbon in Pages library. To do so, I have following code: <CustomAction Id="Ribbon.PublishTab.Publishing.Actions.UploadDocumentButton" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon"&...
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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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Design Package import SharePoint 2013 using App Installed event CSOM

In SP2013, I am trying to import and export the design package from one site to other site using AppInstalled event using CSOM. I am not able to get the context of source site to import the design ...
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The UPDATE permission was denied on the object 'AllListsAux', database 'spContent', schema 'dbo'

Insufficient SQL database permissions for user 'Name: NT AUTHORITY\IUSR SID: S-1-5-17 ImpersonationLevel: Impersonation' in database 'spContent' on SQL Server instance '###' The UPDATE permission ...
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Report Viewer Web Part Alternatives in SP2013

We have a need to upgrade from SP2010+PWA to SP2013+PWA. Our database server will be SQL Server 2008 R2. According to Technet, the SQL 2008 R2 Reporting Services add-in for SharePoint isn't ...

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