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How to use CSOM/Powershell to update list item(s) in O365 from CSV

Not a programmer, but need to get a job done. Using Powershell and CSOM I've found examples and been able to import CSV into a list as new items. That is working. Here is a code snippet I'm using ...
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Add items to list programmatically

I would like to create a menu from the listtemplate Promoted Links, with several tiles. I use the following code to create the list, and create new list items: ListTemplate listTemplate = ...
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Develop a tool/service to backup and restore sharepoint online O365 site

I want to make a tool or wcf service to take backup of SharePoint Online O365 site. I have heard backup/restore is not possible in O365 like on-premise SP. Where do I start?
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Sharepoint REST service URI

I have one doubt in Sharepoint REST service URI http://server/site/_api/web/lists and http://server/site/_api/lists are same request, Am I correct? I mean both request returning same result. ...
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Unable to display CEWP 'builder' dialog on web part page: “showModalDialog” is not defined

I recently started encountering the following error when attempting to edit the source for content editor web parts (in page edit mode) on multiple pages in my site collection. Same error across ...
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Sharepoint Online default search result/scope in the small “global” search box

We are using O365/SharePoint Online 2013. Can the default search result/scope in the small/global search box in upper right corner of SharePoint sites be changed? As the default is "This Site" and we ...
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Create site collection with custom web template in Office 365 - SP2013

Is it possible to create a site collection (top level site) based on a custom web template, created in VS in the form of an app or sandbox? I know there's a possibility to use the "Select a template ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 TokenHelper class when there is no HttpContext.Current

SharePoint 2013 Apps in Visual Studio have a TokenHelper class that simplifies using OAuth to connect to a SharePoint 2013 ClientContext. I am using this class to remotely connect to a SharePoint ...
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Dropbox access from SharePoint

I am new to Dropbox, and I'd like to know if there is an easy way to access Dropbox content from SharePoint 2010 / Office 365. For example, should I consider BCS? Or is there a way to work with the ...
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SP2013 use Rest with CAML query and expand lookup column

I'm trying to query a sharepoint list that contains lookup columns and taxonomyfields. When I use the $expand option I can't expand taxonomyfields, but when I use a camlquery i can't expand lookup ...
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Query List with REST API in app web from host web on different domain

I am successful in getting data from host web to app web but the problem i am facing with is querying the API. This is i am trying to do but getting error.. var getTaskByUser = function (userID) ...
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In what Security Zone should SharePoint Online (Office 365) be added?

I was wondering in what Security Zone SharePoint Online (Office 365) should be added? I'm not sure if the Office 365 site(s) belong in the security zone Trusted Sites Zone or in Local Intranet Zone. ...
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How to temporarily Disable a SharePoint Site

I faced a quite interesting situation today where I wanted to put my SharePoint side down, I mean I wanted to stop users from accessing it apart from the site collection admin. Removing User's ...
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Office 365 Developer Subscription vs Enterprise E1

I don't have an MSDN subscription but can get an Office 365 developer subscription for $99. For $8 per month, I can get an Office 365 Enterprise E1 subscription. So these 2 options come out to ...
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Update multiple User Profiles and their properties using CSOM

Is it possible to update multiple user profiles and their properties using CSOM. I have checked the code for SetSingleValueproperty() method, but can't use it for updating multiple properties for ...
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Add user to Office 365 group

How to add user to specific group in Office 365 ? SPUser user1 = web.AllUsers["i:0#.f|membership|admin@test.onmicrosoft.com"]; //oeGroup.AddUser(user1); web.SiteGroups["Team Site ...
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Starting a SharePoint Site with Visual Studio on Office 365

I have been developing a site with SharePoint Designer and a web browser for awhile and I would like to start customizing the site with Visual Studio. I exported a .wsp file for the site and tried to ...
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Office 365 use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job

I'm using Office 365 small and want to know if I can use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job?
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Alert sender has changed to no-reply@sharepointonline.com

I have some alerts on several lists in our site collection (office 365), untill today the sender (from) of the alerts was the title of the site that the list belongs to. I don't know what we have done ...
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Customer log in without being registered to SharePoint

I am making a website inside of office 365 with sharepoint. I would like to have a small subset of maybe 10 users who have a log in and can login and do some very small things on the website such as ...
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Office365 public website in different languages

Looking for a workaround to add to existing public website 2 new languages. As far as I understand the license of Office 365 Small Business Premium does not include variations. Searching in the ...
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How can I create a link to a users 365 profile in SharePoint 2013

I want a link to go to a users SharePoint on a corporate 365 account. so for example: John Doe <------ link would go to John Does "About Me" in Microsoft 365.
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How different is Sharepoint 2013 online (Office 365) version to on premise install?

I've been asked to create some custom themes for an on premise SharePoint 2013 environment, however I only have access to SharePoint 2013 online version, ie mydomain.sharepoint.com Are there any ...
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Excel web app Sharepoint Online

I am currently implementing some Powerview in excel that is used on sharepoint online. My problem is that I can't get excel web app to save automatically when something is changed in excel web app ...
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Public Blog in O365, how can visitors leave response?

Let's say you have a Blog site hosted in Office 365 and you write a blogpost. Users in SharePoint can comment and leave a likes, Use Hashtags and mentions. If we make the blog public so everyone can ...
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It is possible to run a timer job in Office 365 online?

Is it possible to run a timer job every 1 hour for a list in office 365? There should be a bolean column in that list. Once the list item contains the value "true", it should be changed to "false" ...
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Reading from text files within a sandboxed solution

So I have a set of plain text files included in some directories within sandboxed solution. I want to use these text files to programmatically insert data to SharePoint Online using an event receiver. ...
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How can I make a folder absolutely private?

I am struggling a bit with this problem. I have full control in my Office 365 environment, but now I want to make a folder only accessible by a certain member, not even for me. I already made a ...
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Problems deploying Office 365 SharePoint app against live Azure backend

I'm building a SharePoint 15 App for Office 365 and would like to test the app against the live deployment of its back end before I submit it to the Office Store but I am having some difficulty. I ...
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Send e-mail with SMTP (Office 365)

I need to show a popup-window with a basic e-mail layout and send the e-mail after pressing the send button. The popup, I've created and also the webpart within. But when I want to send the e-mail, it ...
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Deploy page to Office 365

I want to have page in across all SharePoint sites in Office 365. I know I can't use pages on the _layouts, but my goal is to create page for users to see and get support information to contact the ...
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ServerUnauthorizedAccessException Getting the Term Store in Office 365 CSOM

I have a Sharepoint provider hosted app and it get the term store in Office 365, It worked well for all users until a few days ago. Now fot the site collection administrators work fine but the others ...
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Multiple Choice Columns-Checkboxes. Is there a different format?

I have a column which uses a lookup to another library. I need the user to be able to make multiple selections based on this lookup, however the problem I have is that this library contains hundreds ...
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Number items in the list, what is the threshold value when we apply view to share-point online?

I had created list in O365 share-point online site, and about 6k items were there, But when I applied view group by some field it will showing only 5k items, Is there any solution to get all items by ...
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Remove permissions on a folder in Office 365 with PowerShell

I am trying to remove permissions from a folder and then add new ones. My script adds the permissions successfully but when I try and get rid of the permissions it inherited it's just not working, ...
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In O365, is it possible to automate the Configuration of Site and System Master Pages

The question posed is as follows: Is it possible to Automate the Site configuration of Site and System Master Pages in the O365 online environment using workflow, a web service or a combination of ...
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Activate Site Feature - SharePoint Server Publishing - is this possible to do this automatically in O365?

Is it possible to Activate Site Feature - SharePoint Server Publishing in the O365 environment using workflow, a web service or a combination of workflow/web service or any other way? We have a ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': Le chargement de version test des applications n’est pas activé sur ce site

I want to deploy a provider hosted app in office 365(SharePoint 2013 online),when I published the app I found it in my app catalog.But there is an error in visual studio 2013 that I coudn't resolve ...
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Open Word document in Browser

I have created some document templates for Word, Excel and PowerPoint in office 365 sharepoint online and I have saved them on my desktop, I have created 3 content types as well and each content type ...
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General Office 365

I've got a Office 365 Business Essentials subscription with GoDaddy, but I'll be switching to the Microsoft-hosted version when my subscription ends. As I'm a student I'm quite interested in the ...
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SharePoint Online/O365 Backup and Restore Woes

In SharePoint on premises, we could backup and restore at will. It was common to schedule nightly full backups, and differential backups more frequently. We could restore wherever we wanted. With ...
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SPO 2013 - Hiding/showing navigation items automatically regarding user's permissions

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We are using the structured navigation on our root site (https://sitename.sharepoint.com) and when we adjust our permission levels for users, pages and ...
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Alert mail for “Pending” column in List SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online. I've created one List in which one Column is Choice (Completed, Pending) column named Status. For all Item If Status is Pending, weekly one mail should fire with List ...
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SPO 2013 - Default Permission Groups

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. This question might sound a bit silly, but is there any downsides of removing ALL the default permission groups from Sharepoint Online and creating our own? ...
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How can I mask my url in Office 365?

How can I mask my url in Office 365? For example my team page for Office 365 is https://MYCUSTOMDOMAIN.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/SitePages/Home.aspx I used the wizard with godaddy and ...
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Remove role from group programmatically, CSOM

I would like to remove the contribute permission level from a specific group. I use this code: Group group1 = web.SiteGroups.GetByName("StudentsKls11"); RoleDefinition readDef = ...
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Can we create site variance in office 365 site?

I want to create multilingual site in SharePoint online. Can we create multilingual site for public facing website? I have read that in public site of Office365 we can not create variance. Can we ...
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Multiple File Upload with Metadata Using REST

I want to upload multiple file with metadata using REST service. I am using http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn769086(v=office.15).aspx it works perfectly fine with single file upload ...
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How can you create a back button link in the top menu bar?

How can you create a back button link in the top menu bar. My SharePoint is kind of tedious and I'm not sure I know all the rules about what code can be used. Sorry if this questions has been asked ...
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Best way of showing subwebs in a list

We have a root projects site, then we are planning to create a seperate project site for each project becaue of different permissions on each site. Each project site will consist of few documents and ...