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Is there extra Javascript involved in the 2016 version of a multi-lookup control?

I have to filter the available options for a multi-lookup field based on the value of a Taxonomy field. I had it working in 2013 doing this: On page load, detach all the option elements from the ...
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CamlQuery Lookup not correct

I need to display the elements in Column "NetworkNodes" only SRV1 and SRV3 in Lookup, how to write correctly? The remaining elements of the SRV are not needed. Doesn't work like that: Query =...
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Can not see custom content type to add to library

I have Sharepoint 2016 on prem version. I have created a library with Infopath form for employees to complete. Once the form is submitted a workflow needs to assign a task for someone else to ...
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Sharepoint 2016 - Internal Server Error Exception clicking on subsites

I upgraded SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016. I have three environments for SharePoint 2016: DEV, QA and PROD. I moved the service application db's and one content db to DEV, ...
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Work e-mail edit/delete of a user in SharePoint 2016

I Want to delete a particular email address using REST API for a user as the owner have left the org and the email is bouncing with delivery failed error message. Cant delete entire user as used in ...
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How to filter Content Search Webpart results on Managed Metadata term dynamically through URL Parameter

I have a landing page with a content search webpart that I want to be dynamically filtered by an URL like this one http://mysharepoint.com/site1/home.aspx?tagterm=#0a1658abf-cc9d-495c-a8cc-...
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Incorrect content type

I have a document library, that has two content types on SP 2016 OOTB Custom Custom is set as the default content type, as well as the only available content type, using Mange Content type. If I ...
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Update SharePoint list item by column button click

I created a SharePoint list with a column having button as described here. Now, I want to update another list item by clicking on this button. The list look as above: So, when I click on the "...
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Open with Explorer fails when Library contains many files

I am using with Internet Explorer 11 (64-bit) to work within certain libraries on a SharePoint Server 2016. There are a few libraries containing a few 100 files, which I can perfectly access via the &...
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SharePoint 2019 and 2016: Sessions “SharePointDiagnostics” and “OfficeSearchHealthSession” failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000035

Daily, I am seeing in Event Viewer the following 2 errors in SharePoint Server 2016 and 2019 farms in all servers in the farms (all farms patched with latest SharePoint updates): Log Name: ...
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Audit log SecGroupMemberdel missing

we have a powershell script to extract data from the audit log filtering by group membership update (audit Editing users and permissions enable at site level) while we have a perfect match for the ...
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Excel import OData feed URL from SharePoint 2016 get 401 error

I want to establish an OData datafeed in Excel 2013 to connect to a SharePoint 2016 list. In the Excel, data tab -> from other source -> from OData datafeed. Then I input our SP2016 url: https://...
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How do I resolve Mixed Content Insecure Image in SharePoint 2016?

I created the following web applications: https://webapp http://mysite UPSA My Site host is http://mysite I created an employee directory which shows profile pictures as broken in Chrome (v83). ...
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Remove Project Server Completely from SharePoint 2016

My SharePoint 2016 environment have MS Project Server. I want to remove MS project Server from my environment completely and cleanly. I want to remove its database schema, service application, ...
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Termstore Administrator Field always writable

I have a SP 2013 and 2016 where I can reproduce the following behavior: A User that has only Read Access to a Site Collection can, if opening the URL to the SC Termstore directly, edit the ...
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Subsites & workflows. Why not just libraries with metadata? SharePoint 2016

Using SharePoint 2016 & SharePoint Designer 2013. Online OOTB solutions only please. Not permitted: cloud servers/365. Hubs & creating several separate site collections isn't possible. ...
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JavaScript not loading

I have updated a file in SharePoint Designer (formsPage.js). I checked it in and published a major version but when I go to the site, the code is not updating. I have performed the typical ...
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Filter Content Search WebPart on libraries with the same name

I have a site template that has a library called ContentLibrary. I want to do a search that returns only item and document results from those libraries that are in various sites and site collections. ...
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Create Subsites based on Location or Department?

SharePoint 2016 - SharePoint Online firewalled Am I missing something here? My organization is built with an HQ and 5 other locations across the province. Our SharePoint is strictured with each ...
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Form Library datasheet view value disappears on tab off

I am working in SharePoint 2016 on Premises. Using InfoPath designer 2013, I published an InfoPath form to a library. The form works fine when editing values in the browser. I created a datasheet ...
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Large List Items (Dispform.asp) - Expand/Collapse defined fields (SharePoint 2016)

I have a list with a large number of columns. It is a pain to look at the list item (Dispform.aspx), as you always have to scroll a lot. I would like to group the different columns and expand/...
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Add new WFE to existing farm

I have a SharePoint 2016 OnPremise three server Farm: Front-end with Distributed Cache Application with Search SQL Database I added a second Application with Search and it seems to work fine. I ...
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Easy way to change +/- List Groupings to drop down arrows in SharePoint 2016

On my SharePoint site, after migrating the pages to SharePoint 2016, the list groupings that carried over are +/- boxes as opposed to drop down arrows. Is there a quick or easy way to change the ...
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SharePoint 2016 running PSConfig

Below article explained how to patch SP 2016 with Zero Downtime patching(ZDP). In this article the product config initially running on web front end server(WFE) rather.Why the WFE is prepared over ...
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Analytics usage report timezone

We are using SP2016 enterprise. In Site settings -> Popularity and Search Reports, we can download the usage report. The report is generated based on GMT 0 timezone but all my users are located in GMT+...
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Is it possible to display a different version of a Site Page in SharePoint 2016 for certain users?

I have some users who would like their site page to look different for them, versus what everyone else sees (certain links are different, etc). Is there a way to do this?
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Appointment System in SharePoint

I want to create a appointment system in SharePoint There is an Internet SharePoint site where users can take appointments from website and visit the client after he got appointment date and time,for ...
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Read the web part properties from page using Power Shell

I have on prime SharePoint 2016 site which has couple of web part on the homepage.I want to read the web part properties from the page and Export the data to CSV file using Power Shell commands.
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Using SharePoint's REST API to $expand a folder's people field

I can't quite remember how to expand a field of a folder or file. Example: I can do something like Folders/ListItemAllFields/RoleAssignments/Member to expand the role assignments, but I cannot do ...
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InfoPath form not opening in browser while using BCS external content type

I am using external content type in InfoPath form in SharePoint 2016 and the form doesn't open in browser. How could it be solved?
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Search Topology - too many databases and one corrupt

Our organization was having an issue with our Search Service App on our SharePoint 2016 On-Prem environment. Once we got it working properly, we noticed that there were 3 sets of topology component ...
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SharePoint 2016 User Profile Service Not Importing AD Users

I upgraded SharePoint 2010 Service Applications and Content db's to SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016 (this includes converting Classic Authentication to Claims during upgrade to SharePoint 2013). ...
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How to get REST API followed

How to get followed items using REST API (C# and JS)?
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What is the purpose for App URL for on-premise SharePoint?

We are using SP2016 on-premise. Patch is deployed so that I can work with Spfx. I followed this MS document (Configure an environment for apps for SharePoint Server) to configure any App domain ...
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SharePoint 2016 Distributed Cache Service won't Start on Single-Server Farm

I have a single server farm running SharePoint 2016. Under Health Analyzer: Distributed cache service is not configured on server. I ran add-spdistributedcacheserviceinstance, reanalyzed and same ...
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SharePoint Workflow - Hitting save downloads document

I have a 2010 workflow on a 2016 enterprise environment. In my workflow, I have an email generated that notifies the end-user of a new document. In that email, there's a link to the doc. In Explorer, ...
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SharePoint List exporting differently to excel display

We have recently upgraded to SP 2016. Our excel reports extract data from linked SharePoint lists. Following the upgrade, the lists display fine in SharePoint, however are disjointed in excel with ...
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How to update the External Content Type of existing column

I have a list with multiple columns as the type of External Data. There are some changes in the External Content Type. so I want to update the reference for some of the columns. But I am not able to ...
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How do I Sync AD users with SharePoint 2016 User Profile Service?

I upgraded SharePoint 2010 to 2013 to 2016. I'm unable to successfully sync AD with SharePoint 2016 User Profile Service. I followed instructions here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/...
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Search crawl generates IndexOutOfRangeException errors on all files

The crawls in Sharepoint 2016 were failing to capture updated documents, so I tried Index Reset and recrawled the site. Now the crawls generate IndexOutOfRangeException errors on every document in the ...
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Search result don't reflect file replacements

in SP 2016, I uploaded a new version of a PDF two months ago, but the search results for that file still show the old Last Modified date, and the text sample shown with the result still reflects the ...
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How to create a custom list view style?

When I edit the view of a list, there's a "Style" option with a few choices like "Basic Table", "Newsletter", "Boxed", "Shaded", etc. But none of them are right for my use case. How can I create my ...
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SP2016: Error when create new article page in document library

I created a custom Document Library, and added Article Page, Welcome Page, and Page Content Types to it. When I'm creting a new page, I get the following error after clicking the Create button: ...
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Adding Modern Page Header to Classic Page

I'm using SharePoint 2019. If you create a page the modern way the page appears with a big header that you can add an image and title. I created a page in the modern site but its a classic web part ...
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SharePoint site is lock

I ran below script to unlock SP site. $admin = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSiteAdministration (“Site-Collection-URL”) $admin.ClearMaintenanceMode() Getting below error message ...
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SharePoint 2016 Search Schema - An unknown error occurred

We have an on-premises SharePoint 2016 farm consisting of 3 servers (application&search+wfe+database). We recently found that the enterprise search wasn't working. When looked at the crawl logs ...
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SharePoint Search result not appearing

Search result not appearing when i search the content in SharePoint list search and site level search.But I could see the crawled content in SharePoint crawled logs.I did reindex in SharePoint list ...
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Threshold error message upon opening filter drop-down on indexed column already filtered by *one* value

I have a list with 7000+ items on a SP 2016 environment that has the default threshold of 5000 items. I created a view filtered on 'ID is less than 2500'. This view contains 5 columns (all indexed), ...
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SharePoint 2016 - How to archive the my unused sub-sites

I've a SharePoint 2016 Farm, in a Site-collection I do have many sub sites, which are currently not in use. So i want to Archive them to reduce the space. what is best way to archive the sub sites ?, ...
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How to hide the robots.txt file for SharePoint internet facing sites

how to hide the robots.txt file for internet facing sites, it will show the users sitemap file, but search engine optimization will work if I hide this file.

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