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How to use SharePoint Online my site host location with SharePoint 2013 on-premises?

In a hybrid configuration, we want users to have a single profile (the profile in SharePoint Online). Configuring a trusted my site host location of https://tenantname-my.sharepoint.com almost works, ...
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Can we have privileges to access 14 hive folder in Office 365 (SharePoint Online) ?

I am using SharePoint Online (Office 365) i want to know that can we have privileges to access 14 hive folder in Office 365 ?
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Videos in sharepoint

I have my sharepoint site. My requirement is to efficiently show videos in my site (like the one in youtube). But I don't know what should be ideal approach to store videos. FYI: I would have ...
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Is there any way to retrieve a Web by title using SharePoint 2013 JSOM without using the enumerator?

I need to get a subweb with a particular title using JSOM. So far, the only way I can see to do this would be to use code similar to the following: function getStuff() { var oWebsite = ...
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How can I create a new RoleDefinition in powershell

I need to create a new RoleDefinition and apply it to a group. Is that possible? How can I do that?
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CSOM Change Field Name

I am trying to change the list column name. Here is my code, it isn't working. I added a content editor web part with this code: <script type="text/javascript"> //js ref </script> ...
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Reading a list using REST services

I have a list named as Students and it has 3 Columns named - Name, Branch, Age When I try to read them using the REST API with the url: ...
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How to get the SharePoint List Property 'Created By' using REST api

I need to display the Creator of the SarePoint List in a Project using REST api. When I use /_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Employee') I get a response but , I don't find the Created By Field. How do I ...
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Unable to display CEWP 'builder' dialog on web part page: “showModalDialog” is not defined

I recently started encountering the following error when attempting to edit the source for content editor web parts (in page edit mode) on multiple pages in my site collection. Same error across ...
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How can I see what documents have been deleted from a Document Library?

I have a document library that had files in it yesterday. Today it does not. When trying to view some sort of an audit log I realized I didn't know how to. I'm using SharePoint 2013 Online. How can I ...
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Open SharePoint Online web with SharePoint Designer gives server error saying it has an old version?

On my Office 365/SharePoint Online tenant, I’m trying to create a Workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013. This has worked before, but today I get a strange error: Server error: The version of ...
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SPFieldUserValue on a Person or Group field where multiple selection is turned on

I have a list Called Notification Groups which has a Person or Group field where multiple selection is allowed. Following is my code SPList list = web.Lists["Notifications Group"]; ...
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return to sending page from an CSOM app

I am creating an App via the javascript + CSOM... After I have finished processing I need the app to send the user back to the original page he was on. How do you retrieve the page from sharepoint to ...
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Create visual webpart for SharePoint Online

I want to create a visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 Online but I find that the requirement is to install the SharePoint on the local machine. Another thing, do SharePoint 2013 Foundation support ...
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Create site collection with custom web template in Office 365 - SP2013

Is it possible to create a site collection (top level site) based on a custom web template, created in VS in the form of an app or sandbox? I know there's a possibility to use the "Select a template ...
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Setting Search Center URL in SharePoint 2013 using Javascript CSOM

In SharePoint 2013, I am trying to access Search object through JavaScript CSOM. I want to know the object which can give me the access to Search Settings under Site Settings. I tried looking under ...
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How can we copy data from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint ONLINE 2013?

How can we copy/export a library/list that currently lives on SharePoint 2010 and import it to SharePoint 2013 on office 365? I have searched the web, but I just don't seems to find a good example ...
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Add new stlyes to Rich Text Editor ribbon in SP2013 Online

I'm working with the preview version of Office 365 at the moment and would like users to be able to select the Callout 2 option which was available in SP2010 and we've been using for particular ...
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Remove ribbon entirely on certain page?

Can this be done with SharePoint Online? Failing that, for an entire site? Thanks.
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What are the differences between Sharepoint 2010 vs Sharepoint Online/Office 365

We are going to work with Office 365 solution, and Sharepoint Online. But before that, we want to know the differences between Sharepoint Online and Sharepoint 2010. I searched for these, and I've ...
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Contribute permissions for specific parts of a site

We're assessing SharePoint to use for our intranet site. I want specific groups of users to be able to edit some hierarchies of content but not others. For example, HR contributors should be able to ...
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Get listitem using jquery or javascript from Office 365(Sharepoint Online)?

there are good solutions to get data from office 365, and move it to another platform using client object model.. i.e Wictor Wilen solution. its work in code behind. i have tried to get list data ...
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Custom domain name to my SharePoint Online Site

I created SharePoint Online site for my company and don't like to keep standard URL which I got from Microsoft. How do I add a custom domain name?
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How to close ShowModelDialog box from code behind

I am creating a custom button in ribbon bar for share point 2010. For the button I have mentioned some code in JavaScript. When the custom ribbon button is clicked I have made to open a show model ...
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Are tags disabled in Sharepoint Online?

I am unable to tag any item in a list or document libarary. After some research I came to know that the Microsoft has retired the tags and notes features in SharePoint Online. This article which ...
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Cross Domain request SharePoint hosted app Office 365 Developer Tools

I am creating some SharePoint hosted apps, and have decided to use Napa Office 365 Developer Tools for ease of setup, and then export the projects to Visual Studio at a later date if required. I ...
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How to remove user from Sharepoint Group using JavaScript?

I want to add and remove user to/from Office 365 Group. I tried using C# code but got error : "User does not exist or is not unique". After searching on the web I can't find solution.So i tried ...
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How to not show specific URLs in search webpart

I would like to list all the sites from an URL that I have, all excepts a few, how can I change the question? Now my questions is: contentclass:STS_site Path:HTTPS://xxxx.sharepoint.com/sites* and ...
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Office 365 use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job

I'm using Office 365 small and want to know if I can use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job?
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return all empty folders in a document library using webservice

For a client I'm looking at the following case: They have all sorts of documents within a document library grouped into folders (multiple levels deep). If a folder doesn't contain a document, the ...
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Customer log in without being registered to SharePoint

I am making a website inside of office 365 with sharepoint. I would like to have a small subset of maybe 10 users who have a log in and can login and do some very small things on the website such as ...
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How to search for documents across libraries

I am still getting up to speed with Sharepoint, after spending two months correcting the noob error of letting my main list view get above 5000 items. I have split this library up (it had upwards of ...
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Office365 public website in different languages

Looking for a workaround to add to existing public website 2 new languages. As far as I understand the license of Office 365 Small Business Premium does not include variations. Searching in the ...
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Column Calculated #Name? error

I am creating a new column type in a SharePoint 2013 Online Document Library in order to parse a file name. Currently I have this formula I can add into =MID([Title],1,FIND(".",[Title],1)-1) This ...
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limit scope of search webpart to site sharepoint 2013

I just created a search page for a proposal archive site we have. I noticed that when I search it finds me results from the parent site as well. Is there a way to limit the scope of the search to be ...
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How different is Sharepoint 2013 online (Office 365) version to on premise install?

I've been asked to create some custom themes for an on premise SharePoint 2013 environment, however I only have access to SharePoint 2013 online version, ie mydomain.sharepoint.com Are there any ...
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Excel web app Sharepoint Online

I am currently implementing some Powerview in excel that is used on sharepoint online. My problem is that I can't get excel web app to save automatically when something is changed in excel web app ...
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sharepoint 2013 online permission bug

I think I found a bug in SharePoint 2013 Online. I have created a site with "internal documents" that has unique permissions set. If I save this site as a web template and I create a new site with ...
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Using Bootstrap framework/foundation framework with Sharepoint

Is it possible to use bootstrap/foundation with SharePoint to improve the front end look of SharePoint 2010 or 2013? Can anyone suggest anything related to this? Thanks
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Retrieve toplevel site's subsites using REST _api

I'm currently working on an iOS app which uses _api-services to retrieve data stored in documents libraries of a SharePoint Online. Consuming _api/web/Lists/ works well so far. At the moment the REST ...
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Content Search Web Part missing?

I'm working with SharePoint online and have the requirement to aggregate content from subsites into a top level site. When I go to add the content search web part it is not available in the web part ...
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Add column to SharePoint Online 2013 list via Powershell v3

Can anybody tell me how to do this? None of the examples I have found seem to work. My site is https://blah.sharepoint.com/technology and my list is called 'pfa'. I want to add some text columns. I ...
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SharePoint Online CSOM Authentication Code does not working on Sandbox solution

i need to customize public site and used custom login page for authenticated SharePoint Users. i am follow below post : http://community.office365.com/en-us/forums/154/p/57156/207461.aspx#207461 ...
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Reading from text files within a sandboxed solution

So I have a set of plain text files included in some directories within sandboxed solution. I want to use these text files to programmatically insert data to SharePoint Online using an event receiver. ...
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compare items of two sharepoint lists

I have 2 custom lists of same structure(brandname column).I need to compare each item of 2 lists and print the mismatched items of 2nd list. Can any one show me with caml query example. I have ...
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SharePoint Apps - If not Silverlight then…?

So up until now I have written Silverlight apps and put them on my SharePoint Online pages as web parts. If I wanted to move away from Silverlight, so that my apps could run on phones, tablets etc. ...
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Importing a WSP template - Error, require feature {69cadbef-ac7d-494d-9d0a-39a26e008377}

I've made a back up of site to produce a template file (WSP) in SharePoint 2010 online. I have then tried to import into my development platform, which is also SP 2010 online but keep getting the ...
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Can I display a field from a form in my form library view?

Once a user has submitted an Infopath form, can I have one of the fields in it (i.e. location 'London' or 'NYC') display in the library view of all the submitted forms? If so, how do I do this? ...
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Embedding video

I've got a requirement to embed video on out intranet site. I've tried following the instructions here: ...
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What is the difference between /_layouts/usagedetails.aspx and /_layouts/WebAnalytics/Reports.aspx?

I've been reading about web analytics for SharePoint Online and everything I have read says to refer to https://[site]/_layouts/usagedetails.aspx. When I go there, I get the following message: Usage ...