Questions tagged [sharepoint-foundation]

SharePoint Foundation is the platform for all on-premises products in the SharePoint family. Questions having this tag should be specific to SharePoint Foundation and not SharePoint Online or other license SKUs of SharePoint Server. It contains all of the core functionality and architecture drawn on by the commercial versions of the package, but is free to download

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Client Object to Create Dynamic menus in SharePoint

I have a requirement where I need to create menus dynamically through List with out farm or sandbox solutions. And the given url for the menu should render with in the SharePoint master page .Can any ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Server Error in '/' Application

I'm getting the dreaded Server Error in '/' Application all of a sudden, sharepoint is completely down, including Central Administration. The only recent changes were 3 updates applied this morning ...
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SP2013 - Usage report showing zero values

Please provide any help on Usage report values. It's showing all zeros. I have verified below settings. Regards...
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How can I see what has changed in an excel file that is posted on SharePoint?

I currently have an Excel file posted on SharePoint 2007 with an alert set up to tell me when it is modified. It works fine, but my question is how can I tell what has changed when I go to review it?
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Custom SharePoint On-Prem Search Page

I created a custom page for executing KeywordQuery with SearchExecutor. I am getting results back but want to display the ResultTable from those results in the OTB SharePoint Search page. I don't ...
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SharePoint calendar view with query string filter in foundation

I have a calendar view, I have to display the contents in view based on the value of query string in the url. How can I achieve this in SharePoint foundation. Thanks.
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Office crashes when saving a file

Since about 2 weeks our users complain that office files (Excel or Word) which are stored in SharePoint sites are closing without a message and opens a new blanko file. It looks like that the process ...
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Add custom site template to Template library, sharepoint 2013

I have created a custom site template and saved it on my desktop. i want to use this template as a standard template when creating Site collection by powershell code. How to save this template the ...
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remove domain prefix for sharepoint 2013 login

I have Sharepoint 2013 farm which has a two way trust relationship with another domain. The user is forced to type the domainname\user to login . IS there a way that the user does not need to ...
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How to get ListItemCollection.Files paginated results

I have the following method in place and trying figure out how to update for paginated results using int pageSize & int page parameters. Currently I have pageSize working using CamlQuery RowLimit, ...
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Uploading attachment into sharepoint list item

Is there any possible way to upload bulk attachments into sharepoint list item while importing data from excel to sharepoint which will create custom list. Our idea is to create custom list with ...
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Sharepoint Online Outlook 2016 Task Sync

I would like to sync a SharePoint Online Task list with Outlook 2013/2016 and then filter the tasks to only Display items assigned to the current user and the status of the task to not equal ...
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SharePoint 2010 Content DB rapidly increasing in Size

SharePoint Health Analyzer rule detected the unused free space in WSS_Content Database, so to free up the space I had to shrink the Database. Before shrinking, the size of content DB was 259 GB. After ...
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Archiving SharePoint Pages

Is there a specific way to approach archiving in SharePoint? For ex., archiving pages, lists, libraries. If so, what is the best way for someone new to handling something like this?
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SharePoint Security issue

I work for an IT company and I have come to know that besides all the security provided by SharePoint there is still document insecurity. Like when I send someone an attachment in the network (in the ...
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Sharepoint ribbon greyed out

I was trying to exclude the "Export to Spreadsheet" from survey for users and after I got into this. When i pressed one of the issues in Central Admin, I got this: I wanted to make a survey in ...
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Import Data only from SharePoint List to another list

Basically I'm trying to migrate my SP2007 site to SP2010 for Which I migrated all the list, Libraries and worklfows everything. Now I want to update my data in 2010 environment for which I just want ...
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File upload size restriction on Safari browser for MAC - SharePoint 2013

Problem : I am trying to upload a file of size 50 Mb plus in SharePoint 2013 document library on Safari browser using MAC but getting error. File size less than 50 Mb getting uploaded successfully.
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Looking to retrieve user's groups in SharePoint

I am running SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have a claims based site setup to use a trusted token provider. I am passing it a set of claims that determine the user's group. They look similar to this: ...
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Locate users in sharepoint

Is there a way to locate users that are no longer with a company but that are still part of workflows in SharePoint? I need to be able to remove the user(s) that are no longer with the company but ...
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How to assign the drop down value based on the Text value of another column in sharepoint 2010?

I have created a custom list in sharepoint 2010 which contains two columns. One column is single line of text. Second column is dropdown which contains 4 values (q1, q2, q3, q4). If the text of ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation: Workflow to set up repeating Audit Tasks and reminders

Novice to Sharepoint. Looking for some advice regarding Workflows. I'm running Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. I've been asked to design an Audit Document Workflow. The Manager will create factory ...
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CAML query seems to be ignored

My CAML query seems to be ignored as I'm getting the same result no matter which dates I send. I found an JavaScript example which seemed to work fine until I started to edit my query function ...
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Moving documents within the same site in SP2016

We are going through a major content re-organization project and I recently noticed that even though I was moving (NOT COPYING) documents using the explorer view some documents (mostly PDFs or old ...
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In sharepoint designer List workflow, how to check folder is added in document library

In SharePoint designer List workflow created on Document Library in Sharepoint Foundation 2013, how to check folder is added in the document library? I need to skip workflow steps when any new ...
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Iterate through items inside folders and sub folders in SharePoint Library

I have a SharePoint library with document sets on level 1. Then inside document sets I have Folders and some documents(word,excel,text) on level 2. Then again inside folders in level 2 I have some ...
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Set sorting for Survey Response by Default

I'm trying to set the default sort on responses from a Survey List to descending however I don't see where I can do this or even modify the view. Is there some where I can set the sort on the Survey ...
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Edit form showing up blank when adding Multiline column in SharePoint List

I have one list and when I am adding a Multiple line of text column in that list with Append Changes to Existing Text option selected as Yes, edit form stops loading and gives blank screen. I have to ...
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Hide left navigation items in SharePoint 2013 programmatically

Currently I am displaying items on Quick Launch (Left navigation). These items come from Navigation Setting My requirement is to hide some items in the left navigation bar programmatically, how can ...
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How to Restore search service application from one farm to another farm

I have a requirement to restore the search service application from the production environment to test server. I am a bit confused with the below two command lets. Restore-SPFarm -Directory -Item '...
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Retreive Document Library's Folders and Sub-folders Permissions Information - PowerShell

I have a document library with many folders, sub-folders and files inside. Many of the folders/sub-folders/files have unique permission set to them. I need to find a way, using PowerShell script ...
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SP foundation 2013 master page to HTML

How to convert the master-page to the HTML. I've made changes to CSS (which i want to use) and i found the only way to do so by adding it to the HTML conversion of the master page. I'm new to the ...
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How to assign individual to-do task to each member in group

I am using List workflow on Document library using Sharepoint designer Foundation 2013(2010 Workflow Platform). I want to assign task individual task to each member from Sharepoint group. Is it ...
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Handle click count for documents in SharePoint 2010

I am having a page with documents loaded in SharePoint 2010. I have three buttons below each documents in the page and they are 'Like','Unlike' and 'Comment'. So whenever people go there and see the ...
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The type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUserCollection' has no constructors defined

I need to get users within SPFieldUserValueCollection and set them inside SPUserCollection, but I have the following build error: The type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUserCollection' has no ...
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Create user profile programmatically

I want to overwrite the existing user profile that are in sp with my own one. public string AccountName { get; set; } public string WorkPhone { get; set; } public string Department { get; set; } ...
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how to sync the AD Group in your central administrator in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to to give rights to a webpart using Target Audiance in Sharepoint 2013 But when i click Global Audience and click on Search it says No audience was found based on your search request. ...
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Use CSOM To Pull Date Value From Date And Time Field

Using C# CSOM and this is SharePoint 2010 - I am attempting to pull the vale of a Date And a time field to my Winform. If I type in the immediate window listItem[“datetimefield”]; It will ...
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Uncheck the checkbox by default

I am adding a new Item in SharePoint Tasks. But whenever I add, I see the first Item(named "Select") is checked by default. Is there anyway to not let this happen? Thank You
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Build SharePoint project without SharePoint installed

I am working on an automated deployment POC for SharePoint projects. We are using jenkin jobs to download the source code from GIT repository and BUILD it where SharePoint is not installed and copy ...
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Chinese characters in SharePoint content DB

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and having a problem and I found some records in UserData table that seem to have Chinese characters in the column. The column where I see this is the tp_ColumnSet. This ...
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Sorry , We Can't Connect to the sharepoint store

I need Help about this issue , i have four day trying to fix the problem. Note: I have the catalog app, the DNS and the necessary subscriptions that SharePoint in the Central Administration Portal on ...
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Alerts on SharePoint Home Page

I was wondering if it is possible to setup Alerts on a new subsite (home page) that was created? If so, can you setup the Alerts to send info on lists\libraries (web parts) that are displayed on it? ...
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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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How to check Timer job error on production server

I am new to sharepoint and want to ask a question. I have to deploy a custom timer job on production and if there will be an error on production then how to debug it. what are the different ways to ...
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How to Insert and update data into multiple list in SharePoint 2013?

I have three table Customer, Product and Orders I want to insert data of my customer when he orders a product means ones my customer data is inserted in customer table his ID should be taken and ...
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hide attachment from view page and edit page sharepoint list

I am trying to hide OOTB attachment from listviewform and edit form in my SharePoint 2013 list . I used sharepoint manager tool 2013 to hide it . its working fine for other fields for me like title, ...
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Renaming File in Library “Invalid File Name” Error

One of my users has a simple SharePoint 2010 library where they store PDFs with some metadata. Problem is, when someone tries to rename the file, by editing the Name field, SharePoint gives an error ...
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Tabular View option not showing while modifying or creating view Sharepoint 2010

Tabular View option is not showing while modifying or creating view SharePoint 2010. I want to show checkboxes but tabular view option not showing. I have done changing the tabular view to default ...

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