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Is there a way to securely encrypt content in SharePoint Online?

I need to encrypt (or at least digitally sign) a package of content that is sent from the SharePoint Online server, down to the browser, and then cross-site post (JSONP) the ecrypted content to ...
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How do I connect with SharePoint Online Web Services in order to access list and taxonomy data?

I am using the SharePoint SOAP web services to try collecting list and taxonomy data from a site on SharePoint Online. The following code works nicely when connected to a standalone SharePoint farm. ...
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Modal Dialogs and Minimal Download Strategy

I am having the following issue in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365 Preview): when I try to display in a modal dialog a page that relies on MDS (Minimal Download Strategy), the dialog opens but then ...
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Is SharePoint right technology for our project?

We are currently building a new public (extranet) client document portal. This should be system very similar to box.com where we can exchange documents with our clients. We will also allow the client ...
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Site Assets vs. Style Library

I usually store my JavaScript/jQuery files in the Site Assets library, but I see on forums that others are using the Style Library. What are the respective benefits of each?
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Sharepoint Online (365) Programmatically working with Managed Metadata

So, you want to migrate some documents that have managed metadata columns from another source into SharePoint Online. Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy is blocked. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy ...
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how do you say blank to sharepoint?

I want to create a view whereby it does not include any items which does not have the 'next review date' as blank, i.e. only includes items which have this field populated. How do I say blank to a ...
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How to develop a SharePoint Designer Workflow Action for use in SharePoint (2013) online

Over the past few years I have been developing custom workflow actions - for use in SharePoint Designer workflows - for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 (on-premise). See this example for the kind of ...
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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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How to programatically determine if you are running in on premise Sandbox or SharePoint Online

How could you programatically determine if code is running in an on-premise Sandbox model or SharePoint Online sandbox?
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Merge Mysite in Hybrid Solution

A customer has an on premise SharePoint Server (2013) Farm with multiple web applications/site collections serving 15,000 users – each with a mysite. The customer has also moved all collaboration ...
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List View Lookup Threshold Exception not thrown when submitted without Query element

SharePoint 2010 includes a list view lookup threshold as part of its resource throttling. Columns that count as a lookup include Lookup, taxonomy (managed metadata), and User (PersonOrGroup) The ...
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Verify SharePoint user in ajax request

Consider the following: A logged-in user visits a publishing page in a SharePoint Online environment. The page loads data from a service running on another server using an ajax request. In this ...
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SharePoint 2010 Playground Site

I'm a seasoned developer and CMS consumer, but I've never used SharePoint specifically. Is there a website where I can quickly create and manage a SharePoint site, without installing the entire stack ...
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What is UI version 16?

I’m currently porting a SharePoint Server 2013 site collection to Office 365/SharePoint Online. While uploading master pages, I find the UI version option 4, 15 and 16. This implies that there is a ...
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InfoPath is Dead

As per this Microsoft blog article, InfoPath is retiring. It will not be available in the next version of SharePoint. I am in the middle of setting up a Forms Solution architecture for a company and ...
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Branding SkyDrive/Newsfeed (Mysite) in SharePoint Online

We're in the middle of a massive SP2007 to SharePoint Online migration and were able to successfully rebrand our portal site in the cloud. The only portion we're having trouble with is matching our ...
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Get a List from Office365 using REST API

I want to get a SP2013 list and I can't use CSOM. I've registered my app (a cmd test app, not a SP hosted one) on Sharepoint and have a clientId and clientSecret. But when I submit the Authorize Url ...
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How to export a site from SharePoint online?

I've got a publishing site (root site, with subsites) containing web pages and documents (as do the subsites). I'd like to export it and restore it to a local SharePoint instance - any ideas how to ...
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View uls logs for sharepoint online

I want to read ULS logs for my sharepoint online server. Is there any standard way of doing it ?
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App in app catalog only available in specific sitecollection

I'm creating a provider hosted app for sharepoint which contains a number of client web parts. The app is for a specific department and it needs some custom configuration (columns, contenttypes etc) ...
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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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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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How to enable sub menu on the global menu?

We recently signed up for Office 365 and are in the process of building out oure SharePoint site. We started with the default site, a Team Site and have built out the following site map: Site Sub ...
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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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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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Is the “Keep me signed in” in SharePoint Online a security flaw?

We are considering replacing our on-premise SharePoint intranet with SharePoint Online. I won't spell out the advantages, but I can see one big disadvantage - the "Keep me signed in"-button... Our ...
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Configure Navigation Inheritance when create site with Rest API

I wonder how do I keep the navigation bar of the parent site when I create a subsite. Below is the code I'm using to create the subsite and thought it might be some parameter that I could use to do ...
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C# CSOM Create Folders in Lists programmatically

I am trying to programmatically (C# CSOM)create folders inside a custom List inside one of my SharePoint 2013 Online site.I have tried 2 code solutions , but both of them are behaving in a weird ...
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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 to create a sandboxed workflow action within Microsoft SharePoint Online 365

I have followed the steps on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798499.aspx in order to create a custom sandboxed workflow action, and have deployed this into a site workflow in Microsoft ...
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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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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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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 get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Document Preview in Search Result, SharePoint 2013 is not working

I performed below steps. Created a web application Created a separate enterprise search site collection. Created Search Service Application. Created content source Now, the search is working ...
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Replacing the Office 365 logo and link in Sharepoint Online Suite Bar

We just started using the O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 (SPO Plan 1) and we would like to have our custom suite bar logo or preferably just text on the left upper corner with a link to our root SP ...