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Feature has already been installed. Use the force attribute to explicitly re-install the feature

We have several SharePoint 2010 solutions which we want to deploy to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012 running on Windows Server 2012. Site solutions work. But farm solutions just don't. I get ...
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SPList.Add() vs SPList.AddItem() SharePoint 2010

Using some test code i found out that SPList.AddItem() executes slight faster then SPList.Add() - does anyone know why is it so ? DateTime start = DateTime.Now; SPList ...
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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013\2016 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013\2016. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013\2016. We are ...
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

Until SharePoint 2013, there was a SharePoint foundation version, which is free. In the latest release (2016) it is deprecated. Now in SharePoint 2016 or Office 365 is there something like ...
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Where can i download the U2U CAML query Builder for Sharepoint 2010?

I have try to download form below links. But the site is not opening. http://www.u2u.be/res/Tools/files/CamlBuilderSetupv4.0.0.0.zip . http://www.u2u.be/res/tools/camlquerybuilder.aspx http://www....
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how do you say blank to sharepoint?

I want to create a view whereby it does not include any items which does not have the 'next review date' as blank, i.e. only includes items which have this field populated. How do I say blank to a ...
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Advanced Search web part giving error

I am trying to add an "Advanced Search" web-part to my web-part page. Currently the web part is raising an error object reference is not set to instance of object. Full stack trace recovered from ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Change URL of document library

I created a Document Library called Resource Documents. Would it be possible for us to set a friendly URL on this library so that files may be read with the following URL pattern... http://site/my-...
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Difference beween wiki page, application page, web part page and publishing page

There are lots places in msdn sharepoint forums and blogs where these terms are used and I am confused between them. Can anybody clarify?
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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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Lists or Managed meta data

I'm implementing a document library and trying to distinguish the use of managed meta data or lists with lookup values. The first one can be centrally defined, gives clarity of relationships and is ...
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Using calculated field to retrieve substring of another field

Suppose I have a field that contain the following data: ========================== | Email Address | ========================== | Jack@wonderland.com | | Peter@nobodyland.com | | Jill@...
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How do you switch to a different site template in SharePoint 2010?

If you used a site template (such as the Document Center template) and wish to use a different template (such as a Team Site), how can you accomplish this? More importantly, how do you do this ...
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What are the differences between creating Search center as a subsite vs a new site collection?

What are the differences between creating Search center as a subsite vs a new site collection? What are the benefits of creating it as as new site collection v.s a subsite.
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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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Which one is faster CSOM or JSOM

Understanding which one has better performance for performing CRUD operation in SharePoint List, CSOM or JSOM?
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'The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell is not installed on this machine' on SP Server

I made a fresh SP 2013 installation on win 2008 R2 SP1. When access SP Mgmt Shell, I am getting the following error - "Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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In which situation use SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges with superusertoken?

I have given read only permisisons to a group of users. So they have no access to see listitem or any list. I have create an application page with SPGridview which binds the listitems in question. ...
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How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
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How to add JQuery library in SharePoint 2013?

I am new to SharePoint; currently i am learning SharePoint 2013. I don't know how to add JQuery library in a master page. I did all steps from this site, but it doesn't work (Jquery not loaded). My ...
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Write to SharePoint 2013 ULS logs programmatically

I am getting the following error when I try to write to the uls logs in sharepoint 2013: System.ArgumentNullException : {"Value cannot be null.\r\nParameter name: category"} The error is thrown ...
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Check users group membership via REST API using AD-Groups in SP-Groups

I am aware that similar questions have been asked around here but none of them answers the part of AD-Groups that are used inside of SP-Groups. I have several SP-Groups in my teamsite. I follow best ...
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SharePoint 2013 Global Navigation Across Site Collections

I am trying to set up ONE global navigation for all sites and site collections in my portal.example.com SharePoint site. Whether I am in portal.example.com, portal.example.com/sites/site1, or portal....
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SharePoint 2013 Full Crawl never stops

I have set the following inside the content sources: Incremental crawl to be every 20 minutes Full crawl: At 1:00 every day. When I first set this it was working well, the incremental crawl take ...
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Error: The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role

When installing prerequisite for SharePoint 2013 it fails and give error: Error: The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role can anyone tell me why it fails I ...
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How to display more than 3 views in document library?

I have 4 views "All Documents" "Agreements" "Permits" "Deeds" I want to display all 4 of them above my document library but only 3 get displayed and the fourth gets placed in the "..." section. I ...
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CAML query to filter items by Content Type, independent of column name

In a SharePoint list I have a column, created using a custom content type. Let's say, the content types is "MyContentType". I used in a column "My Custom Column". Need to filter out items if the "My ...
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Building CAML query with AND and Order by Clause

Hi I am trying to build a query using caml query builder - Below is the query (The query = get the values only whose address = 1234st AND LastName = Doe) - I believe the placement of AND operator is ...
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Sharing data between multiple site collections

We currently have no central records for the addresses of our offices around the world in SharePoint. Different teams maintain their own address lists, and a search for an address may return various ...
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Sharepoint 2013: how do I know if I am using server or enterprise?

I'm setting up a new SharePoint 2013 site, and I'm currently using an internal license from our Microsoft partnership on a dev server. I need to get a full license to use for a public facing external ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix this....
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Office files won't open in SharePoint 2013

I have a strange issue where no office files will open within SharePoint 2013. When I click on any word, excel, powerpoint file I get "the webpage cannot be displayed" and there is some text added ...
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Hide some fields in the NewForm.aspx for a custom list

I have 5 columns in the custom list. Out of which only 3 have to displayed in the NewForm.aspx page. All of the 5 columns have to be displayed on the EditForm.aspx page. While googling, I have come ...
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When do I store a document on SharePoint and when do I store on a LAN server

Can anyone provide a link or advice on when to store a document on SharePoint. It seems as if I have several choices where I work LAN File Server SharePoint MS Outlook OneNote The LAN vs SharePoint ...
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How do I create a public view from a private view

It seems like I can't modify a private view to be public, or duplicate a private view to be public. Am I restricted to copying by hand all the settings of my private view, then creating a fresh ...
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How to get List name by its GUID using Javascript

I have created a survey list. I need to change the redirection from QstNew.aspx page to Overview.aspx. For this purpose,I require list name to be fetched dynamically. I can get the list GUID from ...
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Update-SPSolution does not Deploy Solution

I am trying to deploy or update a WSP solution to SharePoint in a script using Update-SPSolution. The problem I have is that if this is the initial install I need to use Add-SPSolution and then ...
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Powershell command to find active features for site collection

Im trying to find active futures for my site from below script but im prompt with error ( cannot call a method on a null-valued expression) Appreciate your help $activeFeatures = Get-SPFeature -...
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SP is Undefined in SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog

I got "Type is undefined" and "SP is undefined" message when I try to open the list form in sharepoint modal dialog. Could anyone help me to resolve this issue? This is the code: <script ...
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Request timeout error in large list

I have a list containing 500000 data. When i am query on that list like list.getitembyuniqueid(1), its working fine and give result quickly. But when i restart sql server and try to fetch data from ...
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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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compatibility range mismatch between the Web server and database “WSS_Content”,

Follwing is my code which uses RunWithElevatedPrivileges in a visual web part SPServiceContext serverContext = SPServiceContext.GetContext(currentSite); UserProfileManager profileManager = new ...
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SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Errors

Issue: When performing any type of search whether that be from the Enterprise Search Center or from Query Rules to test a query, the page results in an error. Error on Manage Query Rules and ...
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Disable ECB flyout menu in Sharepoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 introduced a new flyout on list items instead of a drop-down context menu. When you click the 3 dots next to a list item or document, you get the flyout. You then have to click the 3 ...
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Automatically Authenticating with On-Premise SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 2.0 using C# Application

We're trying to connect to an on premise installation of SharePoint 2013 which authenticates using ADFS. Our Development was done using Office 365 installation where the following code works perfectly ...
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User Profile Synchronization - cannot import users without DN entry

I need help in troubleshooting the problem with User Profile Synchronization. Issue: Some users were treated with stsadm -o migrateuser command and they no longer being imported from Active Directory,...
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Friendly URL and Content Deployment

SharePoint 2013 has introduced Friendly URLs and is implemented using Managed Meta Data Service. The Content Deployment will complain Metadata Navigation is not supported Deactivate Metadata ...
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SharePoint Dev and Prod running on same Farm

We have a weird requirement today to have the Same Environment for SharePoint Development and Production. What could be the potential disadvantages to having such an environment?
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How to use relative URL for image in Master Page?

I am using a logo in my Master Page which will be displayed on all pages. How do I use its relative URL? Currently it is written as: <img src="/sites/Style Library/Images/logo.jpg"> But it is ...