Month: May 2015

Move documents to a different library without losing version history

There can be many scenarios where you would want to move documents to a different library without losing version history. Either you need to have 3rd party tools for migration or you have to use good old explorer view to migrate the documents. If you try to copy over the files by opening both the […]

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You do not have permission to add rows to this list – Datasheet view

You do not have permission to add rows to this list.Changes to your data cannot be save. For this error, you can only discard your changes. User has ‘Contribute’ access to the list and was able to add items to list using new item form. But whenever user tries to add items to list in […]

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SharePoint AD group does not show up in Audience Targeting

SharePoint audience group does not show up in Audience Targeting but you can easily search for that in people picker and provide access in SharePoint site. First of all, there is difference between People Picker control and Audience picker control used in audience targeting a webpart. People picker control is shown in the image below. […]

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SharePoint Retention Policy not working – Solved

SharePoint provides Out of the box Information management policy for document retention. If you try to browse the internet for information regarding this, you find many posts which complains that retention policy not working. This blog is my experience with retention policy. SharePoint provides many actions which can be performed on item, when it is […]

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SharePoint Search Index partition error

If something goes wrong with SharePoint Search 2013 and under Search Application Topology section if you see Search Index partition error – a yellow triangle. This defenitely meant something is wrong with Index partition in that particular server. Try the following things before you pull your hair, or reset index or even rebuild the whole […]

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