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REST expand people column

Try AssignedTo/EMail....case sensitive. Available values from a user field (Source): Title Name EMail MobilePhone SipAddress Department JobTitle FirstName LastName WorkPhone UserName ...
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Cannot resolve Activity

Bit late to the show (well over a year!) but hopefully will help anyone who comes across this as I just did on Google! I had the problem when I copied and pasted activities in a SharePoint 2010 ...
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

Unfortunately, there is no a frank alternative for SharePoint Foundation at SharePoint 2016. But you can still use SharePoint 2016 as a trial for 180 days using the following trial keys based on your ...
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How do you hide "All Day Event" and "Recurrence" from Event content type?

No Code Solution (without Powershell and SharePoint Designer) to "hide Recurrence field" or "hide AllDayEvent field": go to list settings go to your event content type click on some field to edit the ...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

As mentioned by @jubblerbug, this can occur if you already have .NET Framework 4.6 installed before SharePoint 2013 (e.g. if you installed Visual Studio 2015 first). I couldn't use Microsoft's ...
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This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

Microsoft released Hotfix for the issue. Please check the below link https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2016/09/14/sharepoint-2013-installer-now-supports-net-framework-4-6-and-above/ ...
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Difference between Farm solutions and Provider-hosted Apps

Yes, your trouble is quite understandable! First, you should read that "controversial" discussion we had here a few days ago: SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?. ...
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what are the differences between JSLINK and Client Side rendering in SharePoint Server 2013

Client-Side Rendering is simply a term for when the data is transformed using the client rather than the server. This means using client-side technologies, such as HTML and JavaScript. It allows us to ...
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Time Difference Formula in Calculated Column

Try the following formula =TEXT(Created-Closed,"h") [Output] In case you need to show the exactly Hours and minutes, try this =TEXT(Created-Closed,"hh:mm") [Output] Regarding Days and Hours and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Open Library in Windows Explorer Error

I think the Desktop experience feature is not installed and Web client service might be not started so try to follow this Open Server Manager –> Manage –> Add Roles and Features. Select ...
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Get Parent web of a subsite using JSOM in SharePoint 2013

Using your SP.Web object, you can get the parent information (SP.WebInformation). Using its ID, you can then, via the site collection, get the parent web object. var context = new SP.ClientContext....
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How to split a field value in SharePoint All Items list view

I have tested it out and was able to do it using CSR and JS Link. Save the below code to say:projectCode.js and upload it to site assets and then refer it in the JS Link of the list view : (...
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SharePoint Dev and Prod running on same Farm

I think you should turn the question around. What would be the advantages? Sure, less licenses, less hardware, only the requirement to patch a single farm etc. But the real problem will be patching ...
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Ability to delete access requests

You don't need to do any custom coding. From browser select the invitation(s) you want to delete and then hit delete button in the keyboard. This is done in SharePoint 2013 on Premise.
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

As per following article Previous releases of SharePoint Server included SharePoint Foundation, a free edition of SharePoint that included most of the core functionality and architecture ...
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What does the green star mean?

The green star shows up for new documents. When a new document is created/uploaded green star will be displayed. By default it showed for 2 days but you can change it as per your need. Please read ...
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Remove comma (thousands seperator) in number field without using calculated item

I added a JSON for the column formatting of the number column. Try the code below: { "$schema": "https://developer.microsoft.com/json-schemas/sp/v2/column-formatting.schema.json", "elmType": "div"...
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Does SharePoint 2013 Recycle Bin hold on to items for 30 days?

Does SharePoint 13 Recycle Bin hold on to items for 30 days? Or is this something that the SharePoint Administrator sets? By Default, Recycle Bin status is on and Delete items in the Recycle Bin: ...
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What is Difference between GhostableInLibrary vs Ghostable Files?

In SharePoint, any file (outside _layouts: _layouts is a huge exception to what's following here) is either "ghosted" or "unghosted". "Ghosted" means the file source (content) is stored on the disk of ...
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Change the color of a row when Date >= today's date

You definitely don't want to use a workflow for this. Workflows are good for certain things, but the background color for a list item is not actually stored on the list item, so there is no way a ...
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Maximum number of views per document library in SharePoint 2013

There are two types of views - Public and Private. Public View: To create Public Views there doesn’t appear to be an actual limit. What was limited in previous version of SharePoint 2010 is the ...
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CSR can not be applied to Personal Views?

Personal views Surely you don't actually want to edit a personal view page? This only is relevant for one user. Rather, I think you might want to ensure that all views of a certain list have same ...
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Can I rename a SharePoint List Title?

All the above answers are correct. But as per beginner point of view I would like specify it in detail. If you need to change the title of any list then just follow the below steps: Click on List/...
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Upgrade required even after product configuration wizard was successfull

This sometimes happens because the timer job CreateProductVersionJob didn't run as expected and you can try to restart the SharePoint timer service in services.msc. If that doesn't do the trick, you ...
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How I can show the alternative access mapping url inside a “current item url” inside workflow 2010

SharePoint uses the default URL for links in alerts and workflows that are automatically kicked off. The workflow system doesn't have any way of knowing which alternate access mapping any given user ...
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Finding Column Average

To average multiple columns in an item, you'd use a calculated column such as =AVERAGE([Column1],[Column2],[Column3]). To average a column, edit the view and expand the Totals section. By your column ...
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SharePoint 2013 search not working - OOTB

I had this same issue recently. Search has encountered a problem that prevents results from being returned held the solution that worked for me: Basically it appears the search index partition ...
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