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Method of comparing and finding out the difference between two wsp files

Is there any way of finding out the difference between two wsp files that are created using the package option in visual studio, including the parameters like the change-set version , check-in and ...
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Null Reference Type Error using Javascript in Sharepoint 2013

Having an issue with javascript in sharepoint 2013. We have set up javascript and it is working by changing the colours of the rows in a task list. The issue is when the user goes into quick edit, and ...
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Most efficient way to get all sub sites under a site collection/sub site using JSOM?

For the question lets assume the following site hierarchy Root Site Sub Site 01 Sub Site 0101 Sub Site 0102 Sub Site 010201 Sub Site 02 Sub Site 03 Sub Site 0301 Now if I want to get all ...
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Different views on SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint Online (Office 365). When upgrading our old site from 2010 version to 2013 version (current version of SPO), there are some list view displays in modern style like this: but ...
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Duplication of documents in library

We are implementing SharePoint Online (Office 365). We are finding that changes made to a document (open in Word Online) save as a new document by the same name rather than updating the existing ...
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PowerShell SharePoint online ISE IntelliSense

I want to write PowerShell for SharePoint online using ISE, but I can't seem to be able to make it use the intellisense for the object. When I run the Import-Module ...
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Is it possible to turn on Site Collection auditing programmatically using CSOM/JSOM?

I'm creating sites/site collections using CSOM (client code) via an autohosted App. I need to turn on site auditing but can't seem to find any way to do this programmatically. Any ideas would be ...
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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 2013 workflow to send a reminder

I have created a document library (but it could also be a list, not a problem) and in this library I have a column"End date" and a column "Owner" which the user needs to fill in. Now I want that ...
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How can a user sync all document libraries in their team site to OneDrive?

I have a team of business users that are most comfortable accessing their SharePoint documents via the OneDrive client. Each time a new person starts in their team they will open every single document ...
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Add document preview to Document library form

I need to create form to enter metadata for newly uploaded document in document library in SharePoint Online. In that form user should be able to see preview of uploaded document. Actually, user ...
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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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SharePoint REST POST to upload file produces corrupted or empty file

I've got this jquery/REST process that I thought was uploading a PDF file to SPO 2013 Document library, but it's only producing an empty or corrupt. Anybody know why? function ...
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Activate “Like” feature programatically in SharePoint Online

How to activate the "Like" option programatically on a custom list in SharePoint Online?
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Is there a Performance impact if there are 5000+ items with unique item level permissions in a SharePoint Add-in web document library?

Around the internet I have read that have unique permissions for items within a document library can affect performance. Is this still valid for SharePoint online? I am writing an add-in and want ...
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Multi line text field with unlimited length in document libraries allowed

What I am doing: Migrating Documents to SharePoint Online using PowerShell Script. Once document is uploaded I am simultaneously setting property values. Case: In a Document Library, I have a field ...
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Problems trying to retrieve logs from a Correlation Id

I have a correlation id for an error that an external list has been throwing which I need to view the ULS log entries for. I've connected to the site in SharePoint Online Management Shell using ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Online Global Navigation on MySite

I would like to add the global navigation on my-site as well, per default there is just the office 365 navigation, but I want to have my SharePoint site navigation underneath. How can I achieve this? ...
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How to authenticate user in sharepoint online using javascript

I have a public site on Office 365 SharePoint Online. By default when user clicks on to sign in, it redirect to Microsoft login page. I don't want to redirect user to Microsoft login page. But ...
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Creating a poll in Sharepoint Online (lists or other approach)

There seem to be many web parts available for on-premise versions of SharePoint but I've not been able to find an easy way of doing them on SharePoint Online. My idea was to create a list that had a ...
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Difference between Association, Initiation, Modification, and Task Edit form

What are the difference between these forms? Association form Initiation form Modification form Task edit form
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Move web to recycle bin using CSOM

I have the code below, that deletes all websites below a specific web. It works fine, but deletes the webs permanently. I want it to move the webs to the recycle bin instead. What do I have to change ...
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SharePoint Online Apps

I need automate deployment of apps from repository to SharePoint Online(Office 365). Is there any scripts for PowerShell or another way for automate deployment of Apps?
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Copy List items using REST/JSON

I'm very new to REST and JSON, I want to copy list items from one list to another list in the same site on button click, both the lists are of same type but with different column names and they are ...
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Storing information in an SP Online App

I have been able to find nothing about storing information in a SharePoint Online app. I need to be able to pull down a bunch of information from the search API, store it, and be able to access it ...
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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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Migrate recursive checkbox of calendar from sharepoint 2007 to 2013 programatically

I am trying to migrate SharePoint calendar from 2007 to 2013 programatically. Here is my code. using (ClientContext clientcontext = new ClientContext(targetURL)) { clientcontext.Credentials = ...
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Office 365 About me link is missing

I have an Office 365 account. In SharePoint site collection I am not able to see "About Me" link. Only tenant admin can see this link. Any specific permission required for that?
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How to obtain User Field Properties in Lookup List via Rest Api

I have a List (Topics) which has a MultiLookupField to a List named (Speakers) Speakers has a User Field (UserName). What I'm trying to do is to read some of the User Fields Properties. Which works ...
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Can I use Set-SPOUser to set an O365 security group as a secondary site collection administrator?

Is there a way to use Set-SPOUser to add a security group I created in Office 365 as a secondary site collection administrator? I have the security group's Login Name which begins with "s-1-5-21-..." ...
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How to prevent appredirect.aspx from being in the browser history

We have a provider hosted web part on our page layout. When a user visits any page they cannot use the back button, when they try it redirects back to the current page. The web part is hosted in an ...
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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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SharePoint add-ins and Office Store

If i publish one of my SharePoint add-ins in Office Store, would it be possible for me to control who can download the add-in? I mean to target the the add-in to specific tenants somehow. I know some ...
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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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Custom properties for app part

I am developing a provider hosted SharePoint app part. I have defined some custom properties for the app part. I am testing the app in a SharePoint online tenant. On a developer site when I edit the ...
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Save list as template using client object model in SharePoint Online [duplicate]

Is it possible to save list as a template using CSOM? We need to create a list template every weekend in SharePoint Online. I thought of using task scheduler with a console application but could not ...
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Bundle SharePoint JavaScript files inside SharePoint hosted app

We have a SharePoint hosted app. This app require some scripts from SharePoint; MicrosoftAjax.js, init.js, sp.runtime.js, sp.js, sp.taxonomy.js and sp.workflowservices.js. We load all these from ...
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Not able to set jslink property for a field without FullControl permisson on web (sponline)

For my SharePoint Hosted App, I set the jslink property of the field for customized rendering (JSOM set_jsLink). This used to work without having FullControl permission on web earlier. However, now ...
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How to make discussion board management view link to response thread?

From subject view: If I click the title hyperlink it takes me to the response thread here: But I created a new view based off the management view, and I want it to be simple to click the item ...
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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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ALM for Site Templates? Template or CSOM App?

Looking at the best way to implement a set of feature requirements for a new product being proposed by my firm. A client portal accessed through our 365 SharePoint environment. Features: dropbox ...
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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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SharePoint Online CSOM create managed properties

I'm trying to find a way to deploy search managed properties via script to my Office 365 SharePoint tenant. Previously, for on-prem SharePoint I've achieved this using PowerShell - fairly straight ...
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List does not exist Error message in list view page

One of my web parts (almost basic list view web part) started giving an error, "List does not exist. The page you selected contains a list that does not exist. It may have been deleted by ...
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Design Package import SharePoint 2013 using App Installed event CSOM

In SP2013, I am trying to import and export the design package from one site to other site using AppInstalled event using CSOM. I am not able to get the context of source site to import the design ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto-hosted App intermittent error — “There was a problem registering the app principal”

I am trying to handle the App events and I am getting one weird intermittent error related to app principal. When I try to deploy the Auto-Hosted App from visual studio, Sometime I am getting the ...
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Displaying user profile image using JSOM - broken image link in IE

I have written the following code to get the user profile image and display on my master page header. Everything is working fine with Chrome but in IE I get a broken image link where i should be ...
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Manage Site Content and Structure in SharePoint 2013 Missing?

I am not able to locate Manage Site Content and Structure option on publishing sites in SP 2013. Is it removed?