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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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What is the best custom C# Library for REST API

I'm going to write a lot of code that works with SharePoint lists and libraries over REST and C# (HttpClient) I want to create or find helper classes that help me do the following tasks over REST: ...
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Email going through even though workflow is disabled

We have workflow that send the email to Manager once the item is raised in the list. The problem is that when someone submits the item it send two emails to manager both are with different info in the ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Send Email at specified time?

I have a workflow that sends out email reminders for items that have a specified due date. If the items are due 30 days out it sends a reminder every Monday. If they're 7 days out or under it sends ...
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Search by content type using Search API in REST

I have two content types, softs ct and softs ct page having parent content types item and page . I managed to display results from custom list which is having softs ct but it doesn't display results ...
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Migrate Chart Web Part from SP 2007 to O365

I am doing sharepoint migration from 2007 to O365. I have chart web part in 2007 which is exactly in this link. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/cc300164(v=office.12).aspx I want ...
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How can I sync SharePoint 2013 Online with my on-premise SharePoint 2010?

I have an on-premise SharePoint 2010. I want to gradually start migrating my lists and document libraries up to SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365). Once the data is in SharePoint 2013 Online, it ...
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Download RSS feed as xml file from Sharepoint Online using PowerShell

How it is possible to download xml file out of this feed (website) using PowerShell? I can authenticate with sharepoint using CSOM but do not what to do next. As service user is not administrator I ...
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Sharepoint Online 2013 - Retrieving a task by its related list item?

For the ticketing system I've been working on, a task will be created via workflow whenever a new ticket (discussion) is created, which is assigned to the specific personnel assigned to that ...
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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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Update the RegionalSettings in SharePoint online

I'm currently creating a number of sites in a SharePoint online environment. I'm doing this with the client object model. I want to automatically change the timezone of the site. In the userinterface ...
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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 add items to a document library when uploading a file using Rest in SP 2013?

I am trying to add file to document library by using REST IN SP 2013 APP MODEL. This is my code I can upload file to document library but I can't add items value to that document library in fields ...
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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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Using TokenHelper from backend with refresh tokens and app only access

I'm trying to implement a provider hosted app with the purpose of adding list items to sharepoint online sites from a scheduled job (console app) or windows service. So I've created a provider hosted ...
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Does SharePoint online support Translation management library?

Does SharePoint online support Translation management library? If so - where can find the library?
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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 ...
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Review and approval workflow for list

I'm making an workflow with two steps on reviewing. Fist step after a list item is included. The reviewer will verify the item and choose to accept or reject. If he rejects, the item is rejected ...
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Attach Multiple PDFs to Custom List when New Item added

I have created a Custom List, what I need is a simple way to add multiple PDF Forms attached to any newly created List Items. I have tried to accomplish this with a Work Flow but can't make it work ...
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How do I determine if a managed metadata group is for a site collection or not using CSOM?

I am iterating through managed metadata using CSOM and PowerShell against SharePoint Online. I need to know if a managed metadata group is a site collection group or if it is global. When I use the ...
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How to retrieve list hyperlink field values?

I know how to retrieve items like Title etc. I can query the columns and fetch data. But it doesnt show the hyperlinks. Appreciate if someone can help me out! getListItem.get_item('Link').get_url(); ...
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Can we use HTML 5.0 and css 3.0 on non-publishing site e.g Team site?

in SharePoint 2013 can we use HTML 5.0 and css 3.0 on non-publishing site e.g Team site? In this case publishing feature is not activated in the team site. What is best practice? Or should we use ...
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Add a button on each posts of a blog

I have a blog site and i want to add a "Facebook Share" button on the bottom of every post. For the moment the solution i found is to modify the master page to call a JQuery script that will modify ...
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taxonomy field error Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I am using an Office 365 custom solution I have a custom list with a couple of taxonomy fields. I have added some JavaScript to customize the fields i.e.hide and show the fields depending on some ...
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Storing BaseTemplateID and not custom Web Template ID

I'm a bit confused regarding what I am seeing. I have two custom Web Templates, both of them are in the same format: {F1FCFC29-8FD1-4016-BC33-B03B00C50C03}#MinimalWebTemplate. That is what I expect, a ...
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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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List Item required field: Change of form element Title attribute?

In my SP Online (2013) site I have some heavily customised list input forms, the input fields of which I have been quite happily referencing using jQuery using the following syntax: ...
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Can i use sharepoint 2013 client object model for SP 2010

I am working on a product. Our product is built on top of .NET framework 4.5. We use Sharepoint client object model (v14.0.0.0) for communicating with Sharepoint (both SP 2010 and SP 2013). This works ...
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JSLink Status indicators alternatives?

I am trying to have my document library views show indicators next to documents based on the values of certain fields. I have spent considerable time trying to find a solution using JSLink but it ...
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Is it possible to export a site workflow?

If I have a Site Workflow on my development machine, what's the best way to deploy it onto the production system which is hosted on Microsoft SharePoint Online? I have found a way of doing it which ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Authentication from Objective-C on IOS

I want to create an IOS app that connects to my Office365 SharePoint team site using the list rest services. How do I do authentication? Any examples?
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How to Install Sharepoint Online Management Shell on Powershell 5?

I need to migrate 300K records from my filesystem to Sharepoint Online (SPO). I am on Win7 SP1 and have MS System Center 2012 Configuration Mgr. installed so can't install WMF/Powershell 3 or 4, but ...
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Is it possible to create custom User Profile Properties using CSOM or SPO PowerShell?

I have not been able to find much information regarding creating custom User Profile Properties via CSOM or SharePoint Online PowerShell. Is this possible, and if so, how do I go about doing it?
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Limit the number of results while fetching from a folder using GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl() method in sharepoint online 2013

Currently I am performing a REST API call to fetch files and folders from a particular folder path(serverRelativeUrl) in Sharepoint online 2013. ...
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SP.WebProxy.invoke vs SP.RequestExecutor

What is the difference between SP.WebProxy.invoke vs SP.RequestExecutor. From what I have seen SP.WebProxy.invoke is used to call a completely external service most of the time, but I am struggling ...
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How to call the Sharepoint REST API from an external website(IFrame)

I've been trying to do a simple GET REST call from an external website (Dynamics CRM) to a SharePoint Online site. All I want is to list the files from that SharePoint Online folder into an IFrame on ...
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Connecting CRM Online to an external SharePoint Online

My customer wants to connect a Dynamics CRM Online account to an external Office 365 SharePoint account. Is this possible to do?
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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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Update 'created by' & 'modified by' values using CSOM in provider hosted app does not work

I have a provider hosted app. I am using app only permissions to upload and edit files in a document library. I have a requirement to update the 'Created by' & 'Modified by' values once file is ...
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Sharepoint 365 Online - Napa for teams

Is it possible for a team to share a Sharepoint online development site, in order to use Napa, or each team member should have its own development site?
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Retrieving list items from multiple sites via OData with Excel

I want to build a report: with Excel 2013 + PowerPivot Add-In using data from SharePoint Online that should work in Excel Services (so I'm not able to use VB, Power Query, etc.) Report should be ...
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Send Email from CSOM

Is it possible to send an Email from an Autohosted Sharepoint 2013 app from CSOM code (C#) with an attachment? I have the following code: EmailProperties properties = new EmailProperties(); ...
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Programatically check if a user is a Global Admin

I do have a client context ClientContext context and current user: var currentUser = context.Web.CurrentUser; context.Load(currentUser); context.ExecuteQuery(); I can also use rest API.
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Sync user photo from local AD to SharePoint online

My problem seems to be simple, but it makes me crazy… In general I would like to display user photo from my local AD in SharePoint online (Office 365 E3). I have asked this question on MS support, ...
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email into a list on 2013 SharePoint-online

I have setup a IT ticketing system in SP (hosted via office 365) and I wanted to make it easier for my employees to send me tickets (sp mobile isn't very friendly) Is there a way to have an email ...
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Email external email when new item created

I was wondering if there is a way to make a list automatically email to an external users email when a new item is created/edited. I know users can set up alerts on lists, but this only works for ...
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How to add users as site collection administrator group through code

I am having various site collections and I want to add few users into administrator group. So that more people will have access to edit the groups. I can add users to the site collection ...
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Submit a document on a document library but not have it visible after that, is that possible?

Is it possible to have someone add a document to a document library and then hide it from everyones view except a certain person? Or would a different App be more useful for this?
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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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Register a full trust proxy in SharePoint Online

I am attempting to prove out that you can use a full trust proxy with SharePoint online. If you take a look at SPProxyOperation on MSDN, you'll see the little note that says Available In SharePoint ...