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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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SharePoint Online Document Library: Create new document from custom templates

My users have a requirement in SharePoint Online to create new versions of Word and Excel documents from an existing document "template". The templates are simple pre-formatted Word or Excel docs. ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint Version in word

Is there a way of embedding the SharePoint file version number in a Word document? Importantly, I'm using Word 2013 and SharePoint Online**. Various methods are discussed online but, for example, the ...
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SharePoint 2013 hybrid SSO: prevent Office 365 login page

We've configured a SharePoint 2013 two-way hybrid farm with ADFS 3.0. We want to achieve Single Sign-On (SSO), which is working, but not quite in a way that's ideal. Here's a scenario: When a user ...
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Person or Group passed in Site Column - Office 365

Creating a multi tiered SharePoint site for managing certifications and other different types of records that relate to a person. I have created a roster that has all the personal information for the ...
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How to get the unread email count or total email count from office365 mail box to sharepoint

I have an requirement like, need to show the email count or unread email count of the logged in user in sharepoint O365. For each user there is one mail box configured. Based on that logged in user i ...
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Specify Office Word application default SharePoint site and disable SharePoint Online

Our organization has Office 2013 applications, and SharePoint 2013 on-premises (which we do use) and Office 365 - SharePoint Online (which we DO NOT use). Problem is that SharePoint Online is also ...
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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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Add new Content Type to Multiple Document Libraries in SharePoint online(Office 365)

I have one Sample Document Library on SharePoint Online (office 365). this Library has 5 different document content type. And using this Library as a template i have created 300 new Document Libraries ...
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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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Did Microsoft just update Sharepoint online?

Over the last couple of days the html markup of several of my customers completely separated Sharepoint online sites have changed slightly. For example the element with the id ...
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Custom Site Creation with CSOM

I have the need to customize the site creation process in SharePoint Online. Is this possible via an app using JavaScript CSOM? If so can anyone point me in the right direction.
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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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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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Proxy page for Office 365

I am working on an Office 365 (SharePoint Online) website, and I am looking for a way to retrieve data (xml, json) from remote sites that don't necessarily support JSON-P or CORS. I could use an XML ...
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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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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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Retrieve list items created by user based on login credentials

I'm developing a SP2013 office 365 app using the Sharepoint hosted option so working with JS. I'm allowing users to create new records in a list and also displaying that list of records that are ...
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Audit log web service for Office 365

I am working on developing an application that will interact with the Office 365 services. I am currently able to get the files and folders of a singed-in user using the OAuth2 authentication. I am ...
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Web template WSP works on sharepoint foundation 2013 but not showing up in office 365

Web template WSP works on share-point foundation 2013 but not showing up in office 365. What could be the possible reason ? I can activate the wsp and also can activate the feature. I also tried to ...
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How to get value from URL in Sandbox solution of Office 365 (SharePoint Online)?

I have created custom webpart and deployed on default edit page. now i wnt to access the ListItem ID from the Page URL but it gives error that you can not use request.Query String in Office 365. How ...
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Publish contenttype after activating feature (Office 365)

I've created a Contenttype and some fields in a visual studio project. They are deployed when activating the "Content types"-feature. But here's the problem: I want them to be deployed to the Content ...
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custom web fonts and relative urls in spfont file

I am building custom composed look for office 365 publishing site collection. The site collection that I am going to apply this composed look is NOT root site collection, so the url of the site ...
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SharePoint online Public website to redirect to the custom domain name

I want my SharePoint Online Public Website to redirect to the custom domain.After logging in to the Office 365 account, will i be able to edit the SharePoint Online Public website, or will the custom ...
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Any possible way to hide my web-part in Office 365

Is there any way I can show my webpart only to people who have full control on website ? I have a webpart which creates a sub site, but I want it to show only to people who have full control, but I ...
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User permissions by metadata?

I'm trying to set up a site architecture for a new Office 365 account, and we would need to have a site and its documents generally open to multiple employees, but some of these need access to most ...
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Create and deploy apps using Visual Studio 2012

I want to build and deploy apps to office 365 preview site using visual studio 2012. Can any one point me some good help links? I have office/sharepoint templates installed in vs2012.
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How do you add Meta-tags/CSS/JavaScript to head on SharePoint Online (without unghosting the MasterPage)

I’ve found a few semi-related articles on how to add meta-tags to the head (without changing the definition of the page I believe). I need to do this in a couple different ways… first of all I need to ...