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Customing the newform.aspx of a list using jslink in SharePoint 2013

How do I customise the newform.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 using JSLink? A lot of examples seem to be for customising list views. I can't find anything that explains how to customise the new ...
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Backup Office 365 sharepoint site? (company.sharepoint.com)

Is it possible to synchronize or backup an Office 365 SharePoint site? The company I work for want to use Microsofts "cloud" SharePoint offering, but they wont go ahead if they can't back it up on ...
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How to develop a SharePoint Designer Workflow Action for use in SharePoint (2013) online

Over the past few years I have been developing custom workflow actions - for use in SharePoint Designer workflows - for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 (on-premise). See this example for the kind of ...
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How do I programmatically work with Exchange Search Results in eDiscovery Center?

I'm working with Exchange search results in eDiscovery Center on Office 365 and trying to find the best way to programmatically retrieve the search result of an eDiscovery query. For SharePoint ...
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Modal Dialogs and Minimal Download Strategy

I am having the following issue in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365 Preview): when I try to display in a modal dialog a page that relies on MDS (Minimal Download Strategy), the dialog opens but then ...
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Set a start page to your office 365 tenant

Is there a way to set start page of office 365 tenant to some SharePoint site, instead of portal.office.com, after a successful login? I want to be redirected to the custom site collection once ...
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Renaming a Page Library

What is the proper way of renaming a page library from a site collection that has a different regional setting? e.g. Dutch, changing Paginas to Pages. Swedish/Norwegian from Sider and Sidor to Pages, ...
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Sharepoint Online (365) Programmatically working with Managed Metadata

So, you want to migrate some documents that have managed metadata columns from another source into SharePoint Online. Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy is blocked. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy ...
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Add jQuery in Sandbox mode (Office 365)

What would be the best approach in using/including jQuery in Office 365? Should I just use google CDN or is it possible to deploy the jQuery file to the server? Is there any good articles/resources ...
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SharePoint online, count unread message from Office 365

As part of a project whose aim is th notably improve the visual side of a SharePoint Online site I'm a bit stuck. On the home page in the left banner users want to see the number of unread messages ...
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SuiteBar renders incorrect with custom theme in Office 365

When creating an spcolor-file (and a composed look bound to this file) we see an error in the rendering in our Office 365 tenant. I think the issue is related to the new SuiteBarin Office 365 (App ...
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SharePoint 2010 Playground Site

I'm a seasoned developer and CMS consumer, but I've never used SharePoint specifically. Is there a website where I can quickly create and manage a SharePoint site, without installing the entire stack ...
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What is UI version 16?

I’m currently porting a SharePoint Server 2013 site collection to Office 365/SharePoint Online. While uploading master pages, I find the UI version option 4, 15 and 16. This implies that there is a ...
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How do I renew a Refresh token?

Let's say I have a provider-hosted app that's installed on a client's Office 365 site. A user clicks the app and they're redirected to our site. The redirects gives us (among other things) a Refresh ...
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Phone-Gap Claims Authentication against SharePoint in Office365 fails, probably because of HTTPOnly flag in cookie

I am coding an application using Phone Gap to connect to a Sharepoint in Office365. I need to use the REST services in Sharepoint Office 365 to add items to a list, but before that I need to ...
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Is the “Keep me signed in” in SharePoint Online a security flaw?

We are considering replacing our on-premise SharePoint intranet with SharePoint Online. I won't spell out the advantages, but I can see one big disadvantage - the "Keep me signed in"-button... Our ...
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How to use Today and Me in Calculated column

I want to use a combination of Today and ME in SharePoint 2013. I am trying it in office 365 it gives me the below error Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. Can ...
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Backup and restore in Office 365

I'm looking for official documentation regarding Backup schedules and restore options in Office 365. More precisely: How often is backups made For how long is a backup saved How do you restore? ...
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Best practice organization of sites on Sharepoint Online?

I'm trying out Office 365 for my company, as a sort of intranet/collaboration platform, and I was wondering what is the best practice for the information architecture of a Sharepoint site, with ...
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What's the best way to get to Crawl log in SharePoint Online 2013?

In SPO, Search suddenly stopped working. Can't even locate files from inside document libraries. Where is the crawl log in SPO?
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How do I disable the Minimal Download Strategy for OneDrive for Business for all users?

I have an Office365 environment with SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. I can set SharePoint up (per site) to turn off the Minimal Download Strategy feature, but it seems like there's not a ...
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How to create a sandboxed workflow action within Microsoft SharePoint Online 365

I have followed the steps on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798499.aspx in order to create a custom sandboxed workflow action, and have deployed this into a site workflow in Microsoft ...
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Using REST for a DVWP DataSource with Office365

I'm trying to use the REST services (ListData.svc) to retrieve items from a list in a very simple test with Office365. I can't seem to get the connection to work without adding my credentials to the ...
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Outlook mail/Notification in SharePoint

My Customer wants me to show the Outlook Emails(or Email subject only) from his Office365 OWA to his SharePoint Online (intranet Portal). I tried to call the OWA in I-frame but it showing error, ...
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Caml query builder Office 365 Sharepoint Online

Does anyone knows where to find a CAML query builder that I can use for Office 365, Sharepoint Online? (if there exists one)
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Add item to SharePoint Online Library - strange Access Denied exception

I have created a very simple SharePoint Online App. It has a manifest and a website. There is a simple script on a Default aspx. It is trying to deploy the file to a Library and getting "Access ...
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Add new user to Office 365 Developer Site

I have recently subscribed to office 365 developer site. I want to add another user to O365 to test approval workflows. If I add another user do I need to pay for each user?
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Create new SharePoint user using SharePoint Online Management Shell

I have a *.sharepoint.com tenant provisioned through singing up for Office 365. Is there a way to create a new user for the tenant using PowerShell (for SharePoint Online)? This would normally be ...
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Office 365 test user accounts

I need to have test user accounts to test a custom solution I built on O365 tenant, the tenant I have is only licensed for 1 account, but I would like to have test users to test my work that includes ...
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Remove “/SitePages/” or anything after the site name from url for SEO

My SharePoint website developed on Office 365 online having the default home page redirects the url from (eg. www.abc.com) to (eg. www.abc.com/SitePages/Home.aspx). I am looking for an ...
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SP.UI.Status anonymously inaccessible

Using Office 365 (SharePoint Online) I have stumbled into an annoying thing. Some parts of the JavaScript CSOM does not seem to be accessible when your browse the site anonymously. If Firstly I tried ...
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Caching Ideas for SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App that retrieves a lot of information from a remote system before displaying it to the user in the App. I'd like to create a caching layer to boost the ...
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Why do I keep losing Managed Metadata Service connection on Office 365?

I have recently signed up for Office 365, and I want to use managed metadata and use them with key filters. But when I have set it up and added a term list, and then try to use it, the connection is ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2007 Data to Office 365?

I have SharePoint 2007 site on my server which have lists, libraries, custom web-parts, workflows etc. and i have another SharePoint Server on Office 365 which also have some lists,libraries and ...
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How to Consume OData or Web Services from Office 365 on Windows Phone?

I am struggling to consume a web service of Office 365 like _vti_bin/lists.asmx. I found good documentation and an example of how to work with SharePoint and Forms Based Authentication in the ...
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Full-trust SharePoint hosted app licensing

As we know, Apps for SharePoint that request full-control permissions are not accepted in the Office Store. So, how to implement licensing management and validation then? Especially for SharePoint ...
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Feature “SharePoint Server Publishing” disables jQuery

I'm currently configuring a SharePoint Online (Office 365) site where I need to use jQuery. A very common scenario where I do as I usually do. So I activate Site Collection Feature SharePoint Server ...
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Create a free sharepoint online site (office 365)

I have created a free sharepoint online site (office 365) some months ago. But now that is not working. Then I tried to create a new free office 365 site. It seems like can't create a free site? We ...
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Change masterpage from Seattle to Oslo using CSOM, Sharepoint online

Using CSOM and c#, I would like to change the master-page from Seattle to Oslo. Can anybody help me?
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SharePoint Online Public Website

I read that microsoft will remove SharePoint Online Public Website. Is their any alternative solutions for public websites?
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Replacing the Office 365 logo and link in Sharepoint Online Suite Bar

We just started using the O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 (SPO Plan 1) and we would like to have our custom suite bar logo or preferably just text on the left upper corner with a link to our root SP ...
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How to create Visual WebPart in sandbox solution (Office 365)?

I am using SharePoint online(Office 365). for office 365 it is necessary to create sandbox solution but in sandbox solution it is not possible to create visual web part. is there any way to create ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Sharepoint issue

When I am logged in through the edit mode my web part (Summary link webpart) displays fine. However when logged out the Summary link webpart displays the error below: Unable to display this Web ...
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Enable Cross-Domain Profile Photos in SharePoint Online

Has anyone found a way to display user photos in SharePoint from a search web part on a site without the images breaking when the authentication period to [tenant]-my.sharepoint.com times out? For ...
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REST API along with startswith and tolower function method in SharePoint 2013

I would like to bind all users into textbox autocomplete event. I done with below script but it is consider case sensitive expression while searching the results. $("#txtselectuser").autocomplete({ ...
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Is it possible to activate a solution using client code in SharePoint Online 2013

In SharePoint Online 2013, within code I can upload a site template (WSP) file to the solution gallery, at this point I'd like to activate the solution but I can't find any way of doing this in code. ...
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How long does it take for an Office 365 app to be approved?

I've submitted an app for approval in the Seller Dashboard and it's currently showing: DRAFT STATUS: pending approval Roughly how long will I have to keep checking this poorly-capitalised page ...
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What is Server resource quota?

In SharePoint admin center (Office 365) my site collections may be assigned storage quota and server resource quota. Here is even MSDN article explainig how to change it. By default, resource quota is ...
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Change URL's address of SharePoint Online

I try to change the URL address from https://company.sharepoint.com - I using SharePoint Online (Office 365). Can Microsoft change this address? Or can I create address/record in my private domain, ...
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Restrict Publishing Site Access on Public Facing SharePoint Site

I am new to SharePoint 2013 (Office365) and want to create a publishing site that is internet facing that anyone can see but parts of it require a login. I am not sure how to go about this ideally I ...