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How to move site templates from SharePoint 2010 (on-premise) to SharePoint Online (Office 365)?

I tried to migrate a site template from an on premise installation to SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). When I try to create a new site I get the following error: The site template requires ...
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Enable Cross-Domain Profile Photos in SharePoint Online

Has anyone found a way to display user photos in SharePoint from a search web part on a site without the images breaking when the authentication period to [tenant]-my.sharepoint.com times out? For ...
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<xsl:if test=“ddwrt:IfHasRights(16)”> no longer working in a New form (Sharepoint Online)

We have a list with some fields hidden for normal users, but approvers have edit access to these fields. The list has been working fine with the new,edit, and view forms all working as expected for ...
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How to obtain Description & Url from Url Field via Rest Api

I have a problem with retrieving the Description from an Url Field via the Rest Api from SharePoint. If I make a call and select an Url Field with the normal $select ...
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How to get SharePoint Online list url using Powershell?

I can retrieve a title $list.Title, but a title is not the same as url. In C# I can get list.DefaultViewUrl, which doesn't seem to be an option in Powershell. I found this solution with ...
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Create list and add a choices column to default view

I would like to create a link list, and then add a choice column (Field) with two choices to the default view. Using the following code i am able to create the list and add a column (Field) to the ...
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Accessing SharePoint Online from a Windows client

I want to access some lists to write data into them from a Windows client (or a service). I tried the following: using (ClientContext context = new ClientContext("https://myhost.sharepoint.com/")) ...
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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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SharePoint:CreatedModifiedInfo with Author field in custom new form not working

I make it in sharepoint online. <tr> <td valign="top" class="ms-formlabel"><nobr>Created by</nobr></td> <td valign="top" class="ms-formbody"> ...
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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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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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Is it possible to change the Invite/Welcome e-mail for a site?

We are using SharePoint Online, and when we invite members to a new site, they will receive an e-mail like this: Here's the site that Administrator shared with you. Go to Sharepoint Site ...
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What is “Microsoft Office (2 files) - Version: 15.0.4420.1017” plugin?

Does anyone know what exactly the "Microsoft Office (2 files) - Version: 15.0.4420.1017" plugin does in Chrome? I can't find any documentation on this. I see this on Windows machines when I use ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.Client v15 versus v16

I'm working on an app to provision design elements to SharePoint Online. My project is relying on extension methods in OfficeDevPnPCore. This library references v16 of Microsoft.SharePoint.Client. I ...
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Add file with comment sharepoint client object model

I use following code to add file to SharePoint library using client object model. Web web = context.Web; FileCreationInformation newFile = new FileCreationInformation(); ...
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Custom Signout page in sharepoint online

I'm trying to create a custom signout page, or force a redirect to the login page...really anything other than the default signout.aspx page would be good. There is lots of info out there explaining ...
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Update available page layouts of web using CSOM

Is it possible to update the available page layouts of a web using CSOM? In the interface you can change them by going to the site setting and then to page layout and site template settings, but I ...
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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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Cannot connect to SharePoint online to create SharePoint App in Visual Studio 2013

I have an Office 365 account and I am trying to create a SharePoint App via Visual Studio 2013 Here are the steps: 1. Open VS 2013 and select Office/SharePoint > App for SharePoint (type the name) ...
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How to add Client Web Part to .aspx page programmatically in SharePoint provider hosted app?

I have requirement to add Client Web Part to .aspx page programmatically in SharePoint provider hosted app, I have tried this link, but this is for SharePoint hosted app, below code is not working for ...
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Customize Analytics Report in Sharepoint-Online (Office 365)

When I go to my site's analytics page, (www.mydomain.com/sites/mysite/_layouts/WebAnalytics/Report.aspx), I am able to see analytics data. For some reason, I have to go there instead of ...
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Remote authentication with SharePoint Online

I am following the article and sample that can be found in this address: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147177.aspx Everything works fine but I need a more automated solution. The user ...
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BreakRoleInheritance and Inherit Permissions ListItem

I'm having a little difficulty with the BreakRoleInheritance in keeping inheritance of permissions in a users OneDrive for Business Documents list. By default the users Documents list has two ...
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My Site Cleanup and Secondary Admin

In the User Profile area of the Sharepoint admin center, you can elect to reroute permissions of an employee's OneDrive for Business site to another user when their profile is deleted. You also have ...
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Office 365: Publish and deploy .app through PowerShell

Can we deploy a SharePoint hosted app in Office 365 (SharePoint online) using PowerShell? Like in SharePoint 2013 apps, we will import the .app file and then install it. Can this be done in Office ...
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Setting cache-control for folders

I am developing a page for a site uses a few Javascript files. These scripts may take around a second each to download and this impacts user experience negatively on a first load. I can live with ...
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C# SCOM, access a sharepoint site mailbox

Is this possible? I know I can use EWS to access mailboxes but can it be used on site mailboxes? If so how? the other weirdness to this is, we log into sharepoint or exchange using service accounts ...
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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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Master Page Inheritance stops working and breaks the site look

We're experiencing an issue with a number of Sites in SharePoint Online where by the Master Page inheritance stop working and the page looks like the image below. To fix it I need to apply a theme ...
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IE8 failed to download zip file from Document Library

I cannot download zip file from any Document Library on SharePoint Online 2013 when using IE8. It always get error: Unable to download aaa.zip from company.sharepoint.com Unable to open this ...
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Access an item in a list in a subsite with Javascript(Solved)

function Testing() { var context = new SP.ClientContext('/Testing'); documents = context.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle("Site Assets").getItems(); context.load(documents); ...
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Suspend and resume SharePoint Online workflow using CSOM - Ecmascript

I have a requirement where the Master user has power to interrupt any workflow and put it on hold and the approvals should be stopped on that workflow until the Master user resumes the workflow. When ...
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Migrating from SP on Office365 to SP2013 on premises (users from FBA to AD)

I need to migrate from a SP2013 on Office365 to SP2013 on premises. Major problem I foresee is how to migrate from FBA users on Office365 to AD on premises. Questions are: What would be the ...
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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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Query multiple lists in a provider hosted app

I'm currenlty working on a provider hosted app that is hosted in Azure. In this app I need information with multiple lists in multiple sites, which are all in the same sitecollection.I'm basically ...
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How to read audit log in SharePoint 2013 online App?

My requirement is to build an SharePoint Hosted App for Online to read audit logs. So anybody know how to read using java-script(so we can build it using NAPA also) ? If it is not possible then how to ...
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Get rid of Horizontal Scrollbar on SharePoint Online Public Website?

On my out of the box public website have a horizontal scrollbar I can't find the source of. No matter how I try to find it's origin, I'm having trouble getting rid of it. It may be an error in the ...
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Can't see seattle.master in SharePoint Designer 2013

When I view the masterpages of my top-level site collection in SharePoint Designer 2013, I don't see seattle.master. I do however see seattle.html and seattle.preview. When I browse the masterpages ...
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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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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflows Fail

I have created a very simple workflow that hard-codes some values into a dictionary, then writes the dictionary values to the status of the workflow. When I publish and run it manually to my ...
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Accessing files in SharePoint AutoHosted App 2013

I am creating an AutoHosted App in SP 2013 and trying to access the file under one folder of the remote Web (need to pick the file from current project directory location and pass that file to another ...
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Migration of Sharepoint on-premises to sharepoint online Manually

Can any one of please let me know what is the step by step process of migrating SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint online with out using any third party component?
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Iterating over user profiles in Sharepoint Online 2013

With the on-premise instance of SharePoint, I am able to call the GetUserProfileByIndex from the User Profile Service to iterate over user profiles. However, with SharePoint online 2013, I get the ...
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SharePoint Online give administrator access to My Site of all users

I want to migrate user data from a network share to the "Personal Documents" folders of the user's My Site. Therefore I want to give an Administrator full access to the My Site of all users. I've ...
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Gantt Chart in SharePoint— Timeline view disappears

The first time I load the page, the timeline view of tasks appears no problem. However, when I start to add an item, scroll along the timeline, or otherwise take an action on the page, the timeline ...
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Infinite loop error when using delimited repeating table from InfoPath

I am using a form template from infoPath 2007. The form has a repeating table. When the user enters data into a field I want a delimiter to append to the end of the line- so that I can easily export ...
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Programmatically refresh SAML token for Sharepoint Online

Am using Map Network Drive in Windows Explorer to add a Sharepoint folder. This link is valid for the lifetime of the security token that Sharepoint returns (say 10 hours). When the token expires, the ...
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Can I use EntityFramework and sql azure with Sharepoint Online?

I would like to connect to an entity model from a sandboxed webpart in sharepoint online. Is this possible? Is it possible to connect to sql azure from a sandboxed webpart?
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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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SharePoint Online - Adding Group Manager to TermStore Group using Powershell

Is it possible to add Group Manager, Contributor to a TermStore Group in SharePoint Online using PowerShell? Something like: $termGroup.AddGroupManager(“GroupName”) ...