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Installing SharePoint Designer 32-bit versus 64-bit

Sharepoint designer consider as a part of the office family so that its version should match with other installed office products. In your case you have 64 bit of Windows and 32 bit of office so you ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

Source: http://www.sharepointrelated.com/2015/03/30/change-site-collection-url-sharepoint/ $site = Get-SPSite http://servername/customer/questions $site.Rename("http://servername/customer/...
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unable to install SP1 for my sharepoint designer, error "The expected version of the product was not found on the system"

Open Command Prompt use below command C:\path_of_download_directory\spdsp2013-kb2817441-fullfile-x86-en-us.exe PACKAGE.BYPASS.DETECTION.CHECK=1
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Rest API stop working due to "minFreeMemoryPercentageToActivateService"

This issue occurs if the available memory on the web server is low So Try to restart Sharepoint search host controller in windows service to release all the leaked memory and consumed memory ! Or ...
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what should -SPSite & -WorkflowHostUri refer to when configuring Workflow manager for sharepoint server 2016

To register a workflow service to a specific site collection you should run Register-SPWorkflowService cmdlet that requires providing the below parameter values -SPSite it denotes to the site ...
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Is there any harm if I install SharePoint designer on live SharePoint server

As a recommended approach, you should not install the SharePoint Designer on the SharePoint server, reason is same as you mentioned. SharePoint Designer is client application and you can connect to ...
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"Site Pages" library was created automatically

'Site Pages' library will show up when you activate the 'Wiki Page Home Page' feature under the Manage Site Features in Site Settings. I am not sure if it has any link with designer though. Could be ...
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SharePoint mechanism to build the site columns’ internal names, list site names, crawl properties & managed properties names

If there is issue of as per you said in the HINT. Then, Try to create columns Software Development Risk/Issue Own‌​‌​‌​‌‌​er and Software Development Own‌​‌​‌​er without any space or special ...
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SharePoint version storage

It depends on the SharePoint version. If you are using SharePoint 2010 or older then SharePoint stores a copy of a document every time a new version is created. I.e. a document of 10MB with 10 ...
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

First of all, there is no way to do this using the GUI, You have to rely on the PowerShell. there are 2 options in Powershell. use the Copy-Spsite Copy-SPSite http://contoso/sites/OldTeam -...
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How can I add the Edit/View/Share icon to a list item? SharePoint 2013

You can do that by editing the view. If you modify the view, you will see several options for the Title field: Title Title (linked to item) Title (linked to item with edit menu) Choose the option ...
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SharePoint mechanism to build the site columns’ internal names, list site names, crawl properties & managed properties names

Your choosing of names is very unfortunate. SharePoint Lists have a 32 character limit for internal column names. It seems this is not the case for Document Libraries as explained in this BlogPost. As ...
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Rest API stop working due to "minFreeMemoryPercentageToActivateService"

As Qassas mentioned you have to check the resources on the server. check which process is consuming the memory alot stop all the services / app pool which are not being used. to free up memory if you ...
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How to Set Up SharePoint App development environment without configuring DNS

Yes, instead of modifying DNS settings, you can update your local hosts file located at C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc. In this file you need to put your app host url and IP address. For example ...
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unable to access my sharepoint sites collection using server IP address

You have to configure IIS bindngs & Alternate Access Mappings in Central Administration for this!
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Installing latest updates for my RTM sharepoint 2016 server

As farm is not configured then best way is install the latest updates then configure it. Yes there is change in sharepoint 2016 patching, For SP 2016 MSFT release two files every month. You have to ...
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How do I verify SharePoint 2013 farm installation and configuration?

This listing won't likely be a complete, but I'd attempt to do the following: Verify the latest installation was configured successfully. PSConfig, which is also known as "Configuration Wizard" of ...
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"Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be read only."

I am putting my answer here in case people find this question by googling the error message that in the title of this SO question. This answer might help others who come across this strange error ...
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Do I have to run Register-SPWorkflowService for each site collection?

The 'Register-SPWorkflowService' command creates the service proxy connection for the whole farm, but this proxy connection gets only added to the service connection group of the current web app. If ...
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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

Below given solution covers all SharePoint error pages To configure SharePoint Foundation server or SharePoint Server 2010 to point to a custom 404 error Web page, follow these steps. ...
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why Search Schema inside a site collection will be showing properties from other site collections

The reason is when they were created, they were added on the SSA (Search Service Application) level not on the site collection level. I found this article very helpful in explaining the differences ...
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User alerts with external email domains not working

You have to make sure that your SharePoint server added into the Exchange relay. So that they can process outside domain address. In Exchange Server, If anonymous Relay settings is not enabled, ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.?

IISReset & Timer Service restart helped me in this case as described in this blogspot
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"Site Pages" library was created automatically

When you open site in SPD there's always Site Pages navigation node and it doesn't matter if you have Site Pages library currently or not. But if you don't have it and just accidentally click on this ...
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Office Web App 2013 configuration error

Oops:The below PS Script worked for me. New-SPWOPIBinding -ServerName "ExternalURL" ExternalURL - is the external URL used while configuring Office Web App Server. In all the Microsoft articles,it ...
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what are the main differences between creating a Navigation Heading and creating a Navigation link inside my Quick launch links

Unfortunately you are overcomplicating the issue here. Headings are just links that allow other links to be under them, they are also bolder and a bigger font. Links are just plain links of a smaller ...
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User Profile Synchronization Error

Do we have to provide any permission to SPT_Farm account in SQL? The farm account must have Dbcreator fixed server role. Securityadmin fixed server role. db_owner for all SharePoint databases. ...
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