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Cannot install app: “Sorry, only tenant administrators can add or give access to this app.”

For adding an app, that has Search query permission, to a site collection as site owner I get the following message: Well, Search works on tenant level, so to add the app to a site collection I ...
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How to properly logout from sharepoint online hosted app

I have SharePoint online hosted app with multiple pages, on the first page I am getting contextToken = TokenHelper.GetContextTokenFromRequest and use it for own needs (clientContext = ...
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New List Item - How can I change the order of fields in the form?

I need to change the order in which some fields appear on the new list item form for one of my custom lists. Regardless of the ordering in the view I have selected, the fields always seem to appear ...
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CSR can not be applied to Personal Views?

I just posted this on Andrei Markeev his Cisar issue list. Can someone confirm CSR can not be applied to Personal Views, or tell me I am talking poop (je praat poep! in Dutch) BTW anyone doing ...
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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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SharePoint Online Storage

How much storage is per default for SharePoint Online and Office 365? A client of mine would like to know how much storage he will get. I cant find an updated answer.
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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All internal field names in the farm incremented in SharePoint Online… why?

I've built a large number of forms in SharePoint Online that have jQuery functions built around those fields internal names. For some reason this morning the internal name of each and every field in ...
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How to modify user profile properties using JavaScript in SharePoint 2013 (Online)?

I need to modify user profile properties using JavaScript (REST or CSOM). How can I do that? I don't see any methods in MSDN documentation about modifying profile properties without server code. ...
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Creating Lookup column using rest which can take multiple values

To create a lookup column.. $.ajax({ url: "https://test/_api/Lists/getbytitle('abc')/fields/addfield", type: "POST", data: "{ 'parameters': { '__metadata': { 'type': ...
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Adding description to sharepoint link URL using the C# CSOM

I'm currently adding the URL except the description is an ugly link. I would like to add the description to the URL in a links list on sharepoint online. My current code to add a new item from an ...
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Send email via code in Office365

I am developing a custom web part in an Office 365 environment. I am trying to send email to a user during the execution of the code in the web part. I have tried two alternatives: ...
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Where is “My Tasks” page on SharePoint Online?

On-premise and possibly at the beginning of SharePoint 2013, the user profile's page was looking like this (see image below) and there is the page called 'My Tasks' where you can click and see all the ...
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Get minor version of a document using REST API

I have a requirement to get all minor versions of documents in document libraries and list items in lists within a specific SharePoint site(SPWeb). To simplyfy the solution, first I obtained all the ...
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Get if user has permissions to access to a Cloud App for Sharepoint 2013 with JavaScript CSOM or Rest Api

I have developed a Cloud App for SharePoint 2013 on an office 365 server, and I figured out that to set the user permissions(who has access to it) for that app can be find over ...
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What is the pros and conts between JSOM and REST

I have a dilemma choosing between JSOM and REST what is better? what are the pros and conts of both? is different in performance? I have search but I cant find something usefull.
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Get completion date on tasks without custom coding

I am building project sites for projects that have already been partially completed. We want to use the project site to track tasks which have been already completed, and those dates. There is no ...
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online ...
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Is there a compatibility issue with page designs between SharePoint 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online?

We've received a tender for a design, this tender includes some hours to convert a SharePoint 2013 design file to a SharePoint Online design. Is there really much required with this? I thought the two ...
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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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Object cache in sandbox solutions

I am building a SharePoint sandbox solution which consists of multiple web parts. I want to be able to somehow cache POCO objects (Plain Old CLR Objects) in such a way that the cache is persisted ...
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Is context.executeQueryAsync a transactional operation?

I update multiple items in a loop and then call executeQueryAsync() on ClientContext class and this call returns error (failed callback is invoked). Can I be sure that not a single item was updated of ...
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Recommended Visual Studio solution design for new SharePoint 2010 intranet

I'm currently working on a large SharePoint 2010 published intranet development project. The initial months of planning have been completed and we're now gearing up to commence the actual dev/build. ...
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Migrate dokuwiki to SharePoint

We have a dokuwiki site that I want to migrate to SharePoint. I know I can go through and copy and paste, but I have hundreds of pages to copy over.
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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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Custom ribbon button does not deploy using tenant scope app deployment

I am deploying custom ribbon button using SharePoint provider hosted app. It creates ribbon button without any issues when I deploy to the site manually (app scope). But it does not create a ribbon ...
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Stuck in “Preview Page” mode in SharePoint 2013

I was editing the Seattle Master Page and suddenly my site got stuck in the "Preview Page" mode: And I don't know how to stop it. I returned back the template to the original Seattle template but ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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How can I pass authentication for asmx service in SharePoint 2013 (Online)?

I found that CSOM API don't allow modifying user profiles properties in SharePoint 2013, but this function is still in asmx user profile service. I know that SharePoint online uses oAuth for ...
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How do I find out what's wrong with my sandboxed solution in SharePoint Online?

I have created a custom web part which presents a form to create a SharePoint site below the current site, while performing some ancillary actions like updating a list of subsites on the front page to ...
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Install app using JSOM in SharePoint Online

We have requirement that SharePoint hosted app need to add/remove in site when site creation(Site has been created using JSOM). I did't find any article regarding add app programmatically using JSOM. ...
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How to reference image in SharePoint Online

I'm wrestling with how to reference a background image in my CSS file for a SharePoint Online site. My site URL is like this: https://anothercomp.com/sites/intranet. I have put my CSS and images in ...
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Install sandbox package from app

I have sandbox solution for SharePoint Online (wsp package without dll) and I want install this package from app (for simplest installation). Is it possible?
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Is there a way to change the hyperlink column to allow for non-http?

I have a client that has a Links page in SharePoint 2013. On the page is a column called URL that is set as a hyperlink column, but they want the column to accept pw://example.com/... instead of just ...
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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 find the last Logged-In time for the external user for a SharePoint online Site?

I need to know about the information for the external user last logged-in time over a site. Is it possible to get through REST or Client-Object Modal?
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NewForm not showing when adding new document to library in SharePoint Online

I have recently noticed that if you add a new document in a document library in SharePoint Online without any required fields you skip the step where the form to fill out the metadata comes up. ...
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Display SharePoint Online in an iframe on different domain

We would like to display pages from SharePoint Online in an iframe of a Page hosted somewhere else, e.g. in an Azure Web App: <iframe src="https://site.sharepoint.com/"></iframe> When ...
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Consume SharePoint online lists using REST API (in R)

I would like to be able to query lists that are on my sharepoint online site via R. I'm having difficulties ascertaining the right method for authenticating my requests. These requests would be ...
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Custom Document-ID Provider with SharePoint Online

does anyone have a knowledge if this is possible to do for SharePoint Online? How to Create a Custom Document-ID Provider with SharePoint 2013 I did a solution (sandbox) and I managed to activate it ...
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Change the Share Site Email Template in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way to change the Share Site invitation email?
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Remove “+Add” from Calendar View Web Part

I have a Calendar View web part that I've placed in a SharePoint page. Right now it looks like this: I want to prevent the user from editing the list from here--I have an app that will take care of ...
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How to make all form fields shown on new form?

When open the new form we always get not all the fields. And user clicks the show more but only for a few extra fields Is there a setting to always show the full form?
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Powershell to list all sites and subsites in SharePoint Online

I know about "Get-SPWebApplication" but it's not available in Online. Anyone? Thanks,
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How can I break SharePoint Online?

That is to say -- What can I do to generate a correlation ID? The reason... I have a console application snippet that apparently allows you to pull out the error info from SPO using the error ...
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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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Get current Login Name inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

How to get current Login Name.I'm getting "Sharepoint\System" as Login Name for every user. I need to get the name of the user. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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SharePoint Online web template debugging

I'm trying to develop a custom web template to use with SharePoint Online. I created an empty web online and saved it as a template (without content). I then loaded that WSP into Visual Studio and ...
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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 Web Part from App that is NOT in another domain or inside an iFrame?

We created SharePoint Hosted App that offers a Web Part we can add to SharePoint 2013 pages. The problem is that web part installs as an iframe pointing to the apps domain. Two challenges in ...