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The process of calculating the position of objects in space subject to various constraints. This functionality can be part of an application or packaged as a reusable component or library.

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SharePoint 2019 does not open any page in _layouts folder for newly created site collection

Context: We have a test environment, that was installed using the Front-End role. As I need to install an app I changed the role to custom, to get access to the topology service. I provisioned the ...
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Margin spacing around webparts suddenly disappeared?

I have a few SharePoint Communication sites. Two days ago I saw that all the vertical spacing (margin) around the webparts I'm using has suddenly disappeared. I don't think I've made any edits ...
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SharePoint mapped Layouts/15/Images folder/image.jpg - not showing up

In my SharePoint 2013 site, where I am deploying few of the images in the layouts/Images/Test and when I am trying to access it on sharepoint, I am just seeing an 'X' mark. Where as there are few ...
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Can You Deploy the Oslo Layout via Script Editor?

I've created a few SharePoint sites in the 'Oslo' layout that look really nice. Every night, my company runs something through the system so that every SharePoint site reverts back to their ugly, ...
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Why are events in Calendar View overflowing day boxes when printed/print previewed?

I have an employee whose issue I've verified on my own machine who has recently (last two months or so) noticed that, when she tries to Print or Print Preview the Calendar view of a SharePoint Online ...
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Getting 401 HTTP Unauthorised for file under _layouts/15

Attempting to retrieve a file from Sharepoint using guidance from this page https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/sp-add-ins/working-with-folders-and-files-with-rest#working-with-files-by-...
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Display webpart side to side on DispForm / EditForm

I have edited my disp and edit form from a list to display a second webpart inside (parent-child list) and they are, as usual, displayed one above the other. I would like to have them side by side. ...
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Create a new "Site Layout" master page that shows up on the "Change the look" page?

Right now when I go to "Site settings" > "Look and Feel" > "Change the look" > select a theme I only see two options in the "Site layout" drop-down: Seattle and Oslo. I created a copy of the ...
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Modern page doesn't work with Oslo layout (can't remove sidebar)

I am using an Oslo layout and I want to get rid of side navigation (quick-launch) bar to utilize more horizontal space. After applying the Oslo layout, sidebar is gone for some pages (classic page, ...
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CSR - Show list items horizontally

Am new to CSR. We have a requirement wherein we have to display list items horizontally. I looked for couple of links on internet by found them too complicated and bit confusing. Our guess is by ...
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Possible to use pages layouts without activating Publishing feature?

Is it possible to have/use Pages layouts without turning on the publishing feature? I'd like to be able to utilize layouts other than wiki, without the detrimental effects of the publishing feature.
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How to get the layout zone and zone index of a webpart in sharepoint 2013 using powershell

I have a sharepoint site that got migrated from SP 2010 to SP 2013. The webparts in the pages uses layouts like center left, center right, center etc. With SP 2013, they have changed the layout ...
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Create a customized page template

I am having a Wiki site in my SP 2013 on-premises environment. Each time we add a new page to the Wiki site, a page with the Basic Page layout is created. Then, in that page we create a table wit ...
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How to refer the JS files from /_layouts/15 folder to C# Class file programmatically

I placed the custom JavaScript files to /_layouts/15 folder. I tried to refer these scripts to my page by using below c# code. But it is not rendering on the page. Anyone look on this. Page....
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How to create content fields and use in new page layout.?

I have created a custom page layout. I want to use content fields in my custom layout. For example, an image field or page content field. Please give me some advice.
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How to remove empty columns from homepage?

I have added a three column layout to my homepage. How can I remove them? I can only see how to remove contents, but not the columns itself?
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SP2013 - Can I change the PageLayout for System Pages outside of Publishing Pages?

I don't want to apply my page layout on the system pages of my sharepoint site (eg. site settings..). This function is a available within a publishing site. However, other site templates do not ...
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Use page layout for page with SharePoint 2010 in Visual Studio

I have created a page layout with name: TestLayout.aspx in my solution. After that I want the pageHome.aspx to use this layout. How can I do that?
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SharePoint - Messed Up Page Layout

I was editing one of the web pages I created. Just one of many, in SharePoint Designer, and after dragging the edge of what I thought was just a table cell (td) all pages no longer display all the ...
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Want to add logo image and add some UI in RSViewerPage.aspx page under "/_layouts/15/ReportServer/"

I want to add one image as a logo in "RSViewerPage.aspx" in sharepoint 2013 site under "/_layouts/15" folder. Where SSRS reports are shown. I want to add some UI to that page, as per my requirement. ...
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Can I have text layout page for my enterprise wiki site collection home page, instead of the default page layout

I know that inside my enterprise wiki site collection I have a wiki page layout instead of text layout. My question is, can I get a text layout page from my enterprise wiki home page? Currently ...
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How I can reset the People Picker height on IE

I am facing a problem on IE 10 32-bit, where the People Picker will not show the people correctly, as the area seems to be minimized. Here is what I get from IE developer tools:- Now if I manually ...
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Is there a quick way to change the tile layout for site contents to a list view (like it was in 2010/2007)?

The tile layout is a new style that has been implemented in 2013 for most of the content being surfaced. But it makes it difficult to quickly navigate when you have >25 lists and libraries. It would ...
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SharePoint webpart layout problem

I'm trying to create simple visual webpart what should list files multiple locations and allow user add new files. However, I have small layout problem: Visual webpart takes too much space on page. ...
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Read file from sharepoint 2013 layouts folder

I want to get the path of a file from _layouts folder in SharePoint 2013, for a stream input. I tried: iTextSharp.text.Document doc = new iTextSharp.text.Document(PageSize.A4); var path = Server....
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Feature Event Receiver activation, application page set as default newform

I am trying to set the application page as default. So I have added an application page in layouts folder using visual studio. But when I run the code in feature activation I am trying to get the file ...
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PIE.htc in layouts folder can't be accessed by other users?

We are using csspie.htc and currently placed it in _layouts folder, because that's where it gets referenced properly. However, other users with more limited-access (Read) seems to not be able to ...
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Template Layouts folder is empty

I am following this tutorial. It makes use of the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS, but mine only contains a ClientBin folder and not any ...
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How to add a friendly URL for a application page

How to mask layouts in the URL while accessing an application page. I tried accessing an application page but i see layouts in the URL. I want to mask layouts and create a friendly URL.
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SharePoint list, catalog and layouts

We are using SharePoint 2013. Would like to know:- Is the _catalog folder common to all webs in site collection?, please explain. Is the Style Library common to all webs in site collection?, please ...
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Copying Page Layouts between tenancies in SP2013 Online

How does one move Page Layouts between tenancies in Sharepoint 2013 Online? I physically have the HTML file copied over and am able to select it from the page layouts dropdown in the ribbon, but I get ...
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Controls has a different layout

I develop a small web part and I noticed that SharePoint display some of my controls differently or more exactly with different font settings. My class is deriving from WebPart and use for example a ...
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Deploy Application Pages

I have added a new page to my project and now I need to deploy it. When I deploy with visual studio it places the page in: \14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\AutomatisationDesActesRemises The page is inside a ...
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File in _layouts not updated on deployment

We have this situation: there was an error in teh solution, which occured in one of JS files deployed into _layouts. Bug was kind of a critical, and decision was made to push chaned JS file by hand ...
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Sharepoint 2013 _layouts redireciton

I'm in the process of migrating to SP 2013. In my current production site I've incoming requests 'posting data' to a layouts page ex: _layouts/mycustompage.aspx. I see that in SP 2013 the _layouts ...
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Why does my title in my browser starts with "Pages -"?

I have a public website in sharepoint 2010. The title of some pages in the browser starts with the prefix "Pages - here you see the title of the page". One of these pages is the home page http://...
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How to shift the site content to the upper most of the page

I need to modify my current SharePoint layout as follow:- To display the site collection name inside the upper blue horizontal bar , as shown in the below picture. To remove the free space on the top ...
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Difference between _layouts and _vti_bin in service SVC deployment

I'm fighting with Services deployment under the SharePoint infrastructure. It happens that I spent a lot of time trying to configure a REST SharePoint 2010 web service under the ISAPI (_vti_bin) ...
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Developing a custom NewForm

I have created a custom layout in _layours/PhoneBook/createform.aspx and then wrote the following code to run upon activation: private void newAddFormForMembers(SPWeb web) { SPList ...
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Feature Receiver fires before Layouts content is copied

I have a package with some Application Pages (in Layouts Folder) and a Feature which contains some WebParts. I tought the Layouts contents are copied first to SharePoint, then the WebParts from the ...
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Custom home page in SharePoint 2010 with web parts

How to create a custom layout for the sharepoint home page? Right now, I need a home page with 2 rows. One with three columns and one with 4 columns. I looked all over the internet but couldn't find ...
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Show layouts pages based on membership roles

Hi In a claims based SP site and we have multiple membership roles. I have lot of application pages in the layouts folder is there an effective way (apart from handling them in code behind) to ...
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What is the reasoning behind the '_layouts' name?

lay·out /ˈlāˌout/ Noun The way in which the parts of something are arranged or laid out. The way in which text or pictures are set out on a page. I don't understand why the layouts folder is called ...
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Deploying to style library / site pages from a web application scoped feature

I am writing a web application-scoped feature which will provision a site collection and a small number of sites. The problem is that I have my own style files (.js, .css, images) and even some ...
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Use ASP page from web application in SharePoint

I'm trying to use existing aspx page in SharePoint 2010. Page it self depend on some 3rd party classes and I provided source for them and additional assemblies, and project compiles and deploys to ...
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Default Web-Part Page for new Lists / Calendars etc

When you have a team site and create a new List of Document Library, Calendar etc. SharePoint creates a new WebPart page and places the respective WebPart in there. As you can see when you edit the ...
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Can I set the Text Layout for a team site page using code?

Most people would likely answer a question like this by saying to look at Page Layouts but they are no good to me. I already have custom Page Layouts for use in a publishing page but what I want to do ...
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Where to put javascript files, problem with _layouts

I'd like to add jQuery and SPServices. I added the following code: <SharePoint:ScriptLink runat="server" Name="/Style%20Library/Scripts/jquery-1.7.2.min.js" Localizable="false"></SharePoint:...
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Redirect default.aspx or change default landing to page in _layouts folder?

Here's the issue. I have a custom landing page that's deployed to "_layouts/myfeaturename/home.aspx" The problem is, how do I map this as the default landing page? If you click on the top node in the ...
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Accessing page from LAYOUTS, how to turn off custom errors

I have a custom page that I access through myspaddress/_layouts/folder/default.aspx. Great. Awesome. However, lately it's showing a runtime error. All I can get though is the standard "Server Error ...
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