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Questions tagged [2016]

For questions completely specific to SharePoint 2016 and **not past or future versions**

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how to generic text instead of the url of a link

How can I show the URL of a link and display some other text instead of just URL. Currently, the link URL will be shown like this https://www.yahoo.com is it possible to do this instead? link Edit: ...
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displaying pdf causes list items to become invisible on mouse over

in 1 of my pages, i have a list view in 1 column and an embed selector in another column. inside of the embed, i am displaying a pdf file that is stored on sharepoint. the issue that i am seeing is ...
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Workflow task assigned to user in wrong domain

I'm currently tasked with upgrading an app that has two domains, from 2010 to 2016 SharePoint. One of the problems that was present in 2010 version is that when user is present in both domain X and Y, ...
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Can I alert on new items in a specific view

Continuation of question here I've created a filtered view based on a choice column. How can I make an alert that will only trigger the first time a document is uploaded that meets the choice view ...
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SharePoint 2016 - People Picker Input Change Event

Good Day..! I have the requirement to update the another field value, when "People Picker" field gets filled up. For this i need to put my code under the "People Picker" changed event, how can i ...
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Access denied in subsite

I have custom web parts deployed in my SharePoint 2016 solution. Scope for web part features is web. I am facing a weird issue in sub site. If I break inheritance in sub site and user does not have ...
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Which option best for Upgrade a SiteCollection with new content database

In below which options are suitable to upgrade a SharePoint 2013 SiteCollection to SharePoint 2016 here I don't want to upgrade the existing database but create a new content database in SharePoint ...
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Backup and restore sharepoint 2013/2016 on-premises farms using veeam sharepoint recovery explorer [closed]

Yesterday I (as a senior sharepoint developer/admin) had a discussion with our IT admins and backup admins about their policy for backuping our customers' sharepoint 2013 and sharepoint 2016 on-...
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Alerts for A View not working as expected

We have a library that includes a column with 3 choices. We have made a view that display all items where choice = Option2. We subsequently set alerts on new items added to that view and for testing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 to Sharepoint 2016 - only wish to migrate single site collection - easiest method?

Objective - Sharepoint 2013 (only specific content - 1 site) migrate to Sharepoint 2016 - only wish to migrate single site collection - easiest method? Plan is to migrate for testing ahead of live ...
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disable adding user which are not imported from AD

I'm still able to add users which are not imported via AD-Import in user profile service. Is there any way to stop adding them in sites?
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Information Management Policy not triggering to run workflow - Sharepoint 2016

I'm trying to get a Workflow to run, triggered by an information policy and its simply not working. I've set up minimal test cases and they aren't working either. Here's what I've tried/tested so far. ...
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Show lists between subsites in the same collection (or how to web part)?

The issue: E.g. Subsite A has List A; Subsite B has List B I want to show a list on different Subsites in the same collection. Technically establish a CRUD like connection/two-directional sync, so I ...
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Promises resolving out of order

Environment SharePoint 2016 AngularJS 1.5.4 Situation I have a query service that wraps REST calls retrieving data from SharePoint lists. This service works without issue in SP 2013, but it is ...
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How can i change the Farm Admin account in the SharePoint 2016

I have installed and configured SharePoint using the "OLDFARMACCOUNT". Unfortunately, i've created all the services including search services using that "OLDFARMACCOUNT". Later i got to know that ...
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Hero on Modern SharePoint Communication Site

I'm fairly new to the modern SharePoint communication sites. My question is how they made this hero-type banner that has the main image and four underneath it?
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Custom Field Type XSL for List Views Not applying

I have created a custom field type in SharePoint 2016 inheriting from SPFieldMultiLineText. The field behaves as expected for the most part. I now have the task of creating XSL styles for list view ...
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Is it possible to Wait “Document Set” level Workflow,until the “Document” has been uploaded to the related “Document Set”?

Here I need to hold the "Document Set" level Workflow, until the first document has been uploaded to that "Document Set". Is it possible to achieve using OOB or we need Custom Solution?
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Exporting a list to csv from a custom page

I have a custom page created to allow users to be able to select their own parameters to filter items in a list using web-parts (with help from SharePoint designer 2013). This filtered list needs to ...
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WebHost failed to process a request. Exception: System.ServiceModel.ServiceActivationException:

Hi in SharePoint 2016 Server farm in one of application server below error keep repeating every time how to fix this issue. WebHost failed to process a request. Sender Information: System....
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Cannot Change Language in SP 2016

The environment I have consists of two site collections. One site collection is the User's MySite, and another site collection is a general site and subsites used and shared by all users. I've ...
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Count number of workflows

We are considering going with a subscription-based workflow. As a result, we need to know about how many workflows are being run on a monthly basis. Is there a way to see how many workflows start ...
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Users not showing up in domain trust

We are using domain trust between two domains and SharePoint is installed on one of them. Problem is, users from other domain are not available in SharePoint. When I try to add user in a group and ...
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Get ID of the current Calendar - Sharepoint

I'm trying to get the current calendar list ID, This works SP.ListOperation.Selection.getSelectedList(); but only when I select on something on the calendar, is there something else I can try that ...
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Use JS Link to Override Multi-Selector Field Rendering

I am working in SharePoint 2016 on-premise. I have a Lookup column that allows multiple values. It renders as the usual SharePoint multi-selector. I'd like to switch the rendering so it appears as a ...
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Application Server Administration job failed for service instance. Reason: There is no project Portal_Content mounted under gatherer application

I am getting below error in event log and uls logs Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance (79346fa2-...
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SharePoint Server 2016 components that need to be patched independently?

I would like to know if I need to patch any component used by SharePoint Server 2016 that its update is not included in the monthly KBs published by Microsoft. Like for example Distributed Cache ...
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Content Search Webpart missing “new” Items from List Query

I've created a Content Search WebPart on my SharePoint 2016 site page, and it's missing items from the list which have the "new" tag on them, meaning they were newly created. The following is what my ...
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Cannot edit Office documents on SharePoint 2016 On Premise sites, using Office 365 client application

We have SharePoint 2016 on premise in our organization and some clients have Office 365 on their system. Those who have Office 365 MSO (16.0.10730.202642) cannot edit Word/Excel documents on their ...
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Need SQL statement to get contentdbid

Looking for the SQL statement to retrieve the content db id of WSS_Content (only available at the SQL level). In what table is this id stored? when I ran cmdlet Get-SPContentDatabase for a list of ...
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Workflow not working on SharePoint 2016 workflow task list

we have a scenario in which we have to trigger a workflow when a task is created in workflow task list. but it is not starting workflow when task is created, however, it works fine, when manually ...
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Unable to load `/temp/manifests.js` on https

On my SharePoint 2016 on-premise development site workbench, to load my SPFx webpart in the config\server.json I have set the "https": false. My development site loads on http and in my browser ...
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Custom Upload Page still works for Document Library of SharePoint 2016?

I have a requirement where I need to create one custom upload page for one document library, so I built the code in a webpart control. In that form I have set custom upload control and some meta data ...
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Reference sibling lookup items in a Designer Workflow

I have a basic data structure built up using SharePoint lists where the child list has a lookup column pointing to the parent list. There is always exactly one instance of each sibling item under a ...
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Can I disable “Allow double escaping” on a SharePoint web site?

We're working on hardening our SharePoint server, and STIG V-76825 IISW-SI-000229 mandates that "Double encoded URL requests must be prohibited by any IIS 8.5 website". Basically, editing the Request ...
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SharePoint 2016 Hybrid Site Following InternalError

I have configured a test farm for Hybrid OneDrive and Sites using the Hybrid Wizard picker. The App Launcher is working (although extremely slow to load) and profile redirection from search results is ...
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SP 2016 Enterprise - Article page not displaying all content

I have an article page with the body only layout. The only fields are the Title and Page Content fields. The Page Content field was only displaying a document library web part. I edited the page to ...
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Adding an Spfx client side webpart on a classic page

I am on SharePount on-premise 2016 with "September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint 2016" deployed and the configuration database is greater than 16.0.4588.1000. The site is running on https I ...
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SharePoint 2016 March 2019 Update

I joined in a company two weeks ago and my first assignment is to apply March 2019 updates on SharePoint 2016 farm. We have 2 App, 2 WFE, 2 Cache, 2 Search servers and 1 SQL Server. I am not sure how ...
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Is using a tool named “Symantec Backup Exec / Veritas Backup Exec” a good appraoch to backup sharepoint application servers and its databases

I am reviewing our backup policy for sharepoint on-premises farms 2013 & 2016. where our IT admins mentioned that they backup all Microsoft applications such as exchnage,sharepoint, sql server, ...
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SharePoint 2016 on-prem Sync doesn't work

So, according to Microsoft articles, SharePoint 2016 can only sync files for offline use with groove.exe. Those connections must be initiated from OneDrive for Business (groove client) by pasting the ...
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Add column names dynamically to `select` method in SP PnP JS

In the select method of SP PnP JS how can I add column names dynamically? For e.g. can the below code sp.web.lists.getByTitle("My List").items.select("Col1", "Col2"); be written something like this ...
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Creating component in SPFx webpart from command line

Is there any way to generate component in React from command line (similar to Angular's ng generate)?
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Granting permissions to workflows SharePoint 2016 - Your tenant administrator has to approve this app

I am trying to grant workflows permissions to user profiles, in order to use User Profiles properties in SharePoint Designer workflows 2013 mode. I am following the steps here: https://www.c-...
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Infopath template does not uptade in FormServerTemplates library

We have a problem with an Infopath form template. We add a new "promoted column" in our template but this new column is not available in the Sharepoint library where this template is used. We ...
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“Projects” cannot be used as a site name. Site names cannot contain certain reserved words and cannot begin with an underscore

I'm getting the following error when trying to create a library called Projects: "Projects" cannot be used as a site name. Site names cannot contain certain reserved words and cannot begin with an ...
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Multi select List column loses its values

I have a text column with some validation This column is bound to a list/content type. One of the other columns in the list is a multi select lookup column. The values for the multi select column ...
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How to update workflow status column?

I have an approval workflow that has the status "Failed On Start (retrying)" but it it appears to be running and is creating tasks for the approvers. How do I update the status to say "In progress"? ...
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Hide Search Results Style Resources Readers Group

Currently on SharePoint Enterprise 2016. I have documents uploaded to a site collection that I don't want visible to everyone. I changed the library settings to remove the library from being ...
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User cannot be found. error only on some folders inside a site

I am the admin of SP2016. I have created folders inside my site. When I access sharepoint via browser, I'm able to enumerate through all the flders/files. I'm trying to write a program via CSOM. Via ...