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SharePoint Online External Sharing Feature - Available through API?

I have a case where we would like to create a web part for use in SharePoint Online where users can request to share a site with an external vendor. We would like to automate the process of Sharing to ...
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Sandbox solutions - Prevent auto activation of site collection features

Question: Does anyone know a way to activate a sandbox solution in SharePoint Online without having the site collection features automatically activated? Background info: I have done a bit of ...
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How does Sharepoint Online Event Receivers work?

I have created this Sandboxed Event Receiver on ItemAdding on a custom list. It works on my on-premise server, but it does not work on Sharepoint Online aka. O365. Anybody know how to create an ...
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Handling upgrades for sandboxed solutions [closed]

I've been messing around with sandboxed solutions in SharePoint Online for a bit now. I have a few concerns about development, and especially maintenance. In on premise environments I was used to ...
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Add a custom web part on web site page

I have a team site a a web site on my Office 365 (SharePoint Online Plan 1). I've created a blog subsitesite on my team site. How can I put a web part with my blog posts in a pege from public web site ...
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Public Form into SharePoint List

I'm new to SP and am trying to figure out the most straightforward way to have an external form (no login required) that when filled out, will create a new item in an internal SP list. So, in ...
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SharePoint Apps : Who can see it in “Site contents”?

Here is a good sample project that explains how to use APPS to provision custom components on sites in SharePoint online with custom fields, content types etc. In brief, the app explained in the video ...
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jQuery SP.JS objects to test if current SharePoint user has full control / owner rigths?

As an example, the below jQuery displays current SharePoint user title. Excellent! :) Is it possible to use the sp.js objects to test If the current user has Full Control on the current page or ...
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Terms, keywords, tags hashtags this is confusing

i have read all day about keywords, tags, #hasttags and it confuses me. Whats the difference between Keywords and terms/termsets? I have tagged documents with keywords, but i want to use terms ...
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insert a value to caml query from the list

when a user is trying to insert an item that already exist in the list - I want to know about it and an email will be send to me. so I want to write a caml query that will contain the value the user ...
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Removing Duplicate values from a Lookup field

I have a lookup field in the list and it is has duplicate values. I found the below code and tried to use it. <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Edit option should be disabled for all users except administrators in a SharePoint online list

In my SharePoint online list I want to disable the Edit option for all users except some specific administrators. My users should be able to edit, add or delete the items as i circled green but i ...
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Understanding REST API response

Say you query a ListItem from the API _api/Web/Lists(guid'c5689c37-a28a-4122-bedb-b2ec7c44204f')/Items(1) and Let's say the item is a Page, and the Response looks like below. { "d": { ...
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Getting all sub-sites using rest

I have tried the below code for getting all sub-sites using rest... <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.1.4.min.js"></script> <script> ...
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Copy Documents from file share to SPO DocLib with versions using PowerShell

In my local file system I have a document with 3 others considering them as major versions of the main copy. Main.docx Ver3_OfMain.docx Ver2_OfMain.docx Ver1_OfMain.docx I would want to have a ...
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How to update multiple items in sharepoint list online using javascript

I want to update 4 items in the same time in my sharepoint custom list using Javascript. Im using a camlquery to get the item witch i want to update. Can anybody please help me and write a function to ...
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How to get permission of a sharepoint list for a user using REST api

I have a requirement where i need to check the access permission of a user against a List or Library only using REST api from my remote salesforce app. Say for example, I have to send the list name ...
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How does one add a reference to Microsoft.SharePoint.dll

I've been trying to use the SPGridView control, which I've seen in quite a few examples around the web. This control is contained in the Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls namespace which is in the ...
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Create complete site programmatically

I want to create a complete site in Visual Studio (Sandbox solution), so it is easy to deploy (with one press on the button on site collection level) to Office 365 / SharePoint Online. I can create ...
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unable to add choices to SPFieldChoice programatically

I am not able to add a new choice value to a SPFieldChoice column of a list. Here is my code using (SPWeb myWeb = SPContext.Current.Web) { myWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; ...
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Issue with symbol “&” in REST API

In REST API when I pass a value with &(ex: India & China), it throws error and when I checked it in browser it shows &amnp; in place of &. ...
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Sharepoint authentication without CSOM, JS or 3rd party dlls

I am new to Sharepoint. I am trying to create a folder in sharepoint shared folder and this needs to work for both on-premise as well as sharepoint online. The problem that I am facing is, it works ...
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SharePoint Online: Apps vs SandBox Solution for Intranet Deployment?

We will be doing a new Intranet for our SharePoint Online. I have experience developing in SharePoint 2010 / 2013 but using Farm Solutions. In SharePoint Online, I believe the only options are App and ...
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Looping through ctx.executeQueryAsync

I'm trying to retrieve all the selected items and then get the value in the field name E_x002d_Mail_x0020_1. However there seem to be an issue regarding looping the ctx.executeQueryAsync, since it ...
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How to get Current Logged Internet Explorer User Name and Domain Name

I need to get user details before hitting the SharePoint Server page. User hitting sharepoint page(https://spxy) then I redirect to https://spxy/_layouts/TestHandler.ashx via httpmodule. I need to ...
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How do you know a particular view is a personal view or a public view?

Is there a way you can distinguish a view whether it's a public view or a personal view ?
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Difference between sharepoint online and sharepoint server

Kindly elaborate on the Difference between sharepoint online and sharepoint server? since we are using sharepoint servers and now going to subscribe for office 365 which will allow us to use ...
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Retrieve all site collections

I want to retrieve all site collections in an Online tenant through Visual Studio: I can do it via Powershell: get-sposite on-premise server : Get-SPSite on-premise again: var sites = ...
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Hide “Mark as Complete Check Box” in Sharepoint 2013 Task List

I want to hide the "Mark as Complete Check Box" in Sharepoint 2013 Task List view. Is it possible? What is the best way to do so? Thanks.
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SPSitedataquery Excluding a particular list

I'am using SPSitedataquery to query to 7 task lists but in all i have 8 task lists but i want to exclude 1 task list from the query how can i do it? Any ideas? Thanks in advance? Following is my code ...
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Show Sharepoint list data into external Html website

My boss asked me today if it is possible to use Sharepoint list data into an external HTML website... in fact i have to create a newsletter and the news are already on a sharepoint site. They are ...
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Change icons in SP2013 online (365)

Is it possible to change the icons used in various places? I've made some major changes to the look and feel and whilst the icons look great the colours don't go with my background colours. I've ...
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Restrict users to search for own documents only

I have a SharePoint document library in which users can create documents. When users are performing a search, all documents are returned in the search results. I would like to restrict the results to ...
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Trigger a Workflow only when Particular column is updated in a library

How to Trigger a workflow only when a column is updated. I have a column called "Comments History", when anyone adds a new comment then workflow should Trigger
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Get Manager name using Sharepoint designer 2013 workflow

I need to get the Manager name using sharepoint designer 2013 workflow. Can anyone please help me to achieve this.
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Responsive framework for SharePoint Online 2013

I am about to start a project in SharePoint Online 2013. I have a plan to create responsive design in it. Researching on various blogs and posts I have come across many different frameworks like ...
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Save button to close window after saving

For adding an item to list, the newForm.aspx is opened in new window. After clicking on save button I need to close the window. I used window.close(), It just closes the window but the item is not ...
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SPOnline Content Search webpart restricted by license?

I registered a demonstration tenant with a Business Essential account. And I can't get Content Search to work. Is there a limitation? Can a Business Essential account be upgraded at all?
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'SPCascadeDropdowns' of undefined

I am trying to implement cascading so I have loaded two files. <script type="text/javascript" src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Get all data from SharePoint Online Site which has the particular Site Column

Just wondering which one would be the best method for achieving below mentioned requirement or is there any other way of doing it. This is just a one time activity hence performance doesn't matter. ...
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Access denied when calling API for 'social.following'

I'm creating an add-in that lists all the sites a user has followed and I'm using the 'social.following' API to do this. I have full control and everything, but I am getting this error: <m:error ...
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How to make the title column values to work as a link?

I am trying to make title column values to work as a link. I have used javascript as given below <html> <script type="text/javascript"> SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', ...
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The library has too many items

I have installed OneDrive for Business to sync with a SharePoint Online document library. The local folder has 6,331 files, 672 folders. It looks like I am hitting the upload limit by getting the ...
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Get current logged in user and display it on the Site as “Hello (Username)”

I am using SharePoint 2013 Online and I'm looking for some JavaScript and html to display the current logged in user on the site like for example: Hello (Username) If anyone could help or just ...
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How to attach files to list item using Client Object Model?

I have a SharePoint List to which I am adding new ListItems using the Client Object Model. Adding ListItems is not a problem and works great. How to add Attachments?
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How to give a subsite a specific master page?

I have a parent site , and two subsites deriving from it. However, I need to apply a master page template to one of the sub sites only, but I am unable to do so in SP 2013. I have tried applying the ...
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Office 365 Read-only mode

Is there anyway to make the Office 365 Site Collection as Read-only mode? Please help me by providing your valuable reply.
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Where Do We Report SharePoint Online Bugs?

I just need to know the proper place to report SharePoint Online bugs to Microsoft. I've found a couple: One when setting up a Site Mailbox, after selecting Language and Time Zone, I get, "The ...
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Exclude users whose names contain

I am trying to automate my O365 licensing and have had some success, but I am not sure how I can accomplish the following... I have users who I do not wish to license and they all share the value ...
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Field names in announcement list in Sharepoint Online

I am trying to add fields to an announcement list. I have successfully added various fields with single-word names: announcementy.Fields.AddFieldAsXml("<Field Type='User' ...