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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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1answer
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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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SharePoint Hybrid Search Setup - Issues with Kerberos 3-Tier Farm

I'm having issues setting up the first leg of a Hybrid environment between my SP2013 Production On-Premise Farm with my SharePoint Online. It's a 3-Tier system with Kerberos authentication enabled, ...
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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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List API get all items limited to 100 rows

When doing a GET call to the List API from JavaScript: "/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('ListName')/items" the results returned are limited to 100 rows. Is there any way to return more rows in the result, ...
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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2answers
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Reoccuring Events in Calendar

I am trying to design a workflow which will create a task list based on calendar entries in a SharePoint calendar. When a new calendar event is created, a task is create with this. For single events ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
543 views

set column order of fields using CSOM/REST javascript

I am creting list fields using CSOM ecma script. How do I set the column order of the fields to be displayed in the form programmatically? For eg: I have created the following fields programmatically :...
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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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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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1answer
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Set a start page to your office 365 tenant

Is there a way to set start page of office 365 tenant to some SharePoint site, instead of portal.office.com, after a successful login? I want to be redirected to the custom site collection once ...
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6answers
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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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How to create a Sharepoint list that can be used by both an Access desktop application and an Access web app

A SharePoint list that can be edited by both MS Access desktop and MS Access web apps (Access 2013). I want a SharePoint list that works offline and then syncs when the network is working. Sorry, I ...
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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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SharePoint Online - Move Site and subsites into another site

I have a site called PROFILES that is one level down from the home site. This site contains about 40 subsites. I want to move the site and its 40 subsites into another site called RESOURCING which ...
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Set request access email address through CSOM

In the server side object model it's possible to set the request access email address through the property SPWeb.RequestAccessEmail (MSDN). Since we are moving our SharePoint tenant to Office365 I'm ...
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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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SharePoint online, count unread message from Office 365

As part of a project whose aim is th notably improve the visual side of a SharePoint Online site I'm a bit stuck. On the home page in the left banner users want to see the number of unread messages ...
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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to _api/Web/...
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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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4answers
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Changing date format using javascript

I am getting date in 2015-10-30T05:00:00Z format from a SharePoint list using rest. Please help me to get the date in 2015-10-30 format using JavaScript.
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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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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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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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1answer
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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 ...
8
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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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SharePoint Online List limitations

Is it just me or is it really strange that SSRS 2012 still does not support Claims based authentication or OData connections? Anybody know of plans? Reasons for such a hole in the strategy? Part of a ...
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New List Item - How can I change the order of fields in the form?

I need to change the order in which some fields appear on the new list item form for one of my custom lists. Regardless of the ordering in the view I have selected, the fields always seem to appear ...
7
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2answers
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Setting PropertyBag values in SharePoint Online

I am trying to set some property bag values in SharePoint Online, specifically around SharePoint Designer access. The code below runs without error, but I do not see the propertybag value being ...
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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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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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Creating Lookup column using rest which can take multiple values

To create a lookup column.. $.ajax({ url: "https://test/_api/Lists/getbytitle('abc')/fields/addfield", type: "POST", data: "{ 'parameters': { '__metadata': { 'type': 'SP....
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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1answer
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What's the best way to get to Crawl log in SharePoint Online 2013?

In SPO, Search suddenly stopped working. Can't even locate files from inside document libraries. Where is the crawl log in SPO?
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Get completion date on tasks without custom coding

I am building project sites for projects that have already been partially completed. We want to use the project site to track tasks which have been already completed, and those dates. There is no '...
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Connect-SPOService : Could not connect to SharePoint Online

I've followed these steps on technet but had no success: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161372.aspx PS Command: Connect-SPOService -Url "https://<mydomain>-admin.sharepoint.com" ...
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SharePoint JavaScript REST Api, how is the access token passed

I have the following code in my SharePoint add-in (SharePoint Online). Simple code just to load the list items, the code works fine $.ajax({ url: appweburl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('...
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What enables the RootSite capability via the O365 discovery service?

I'm developing an Office add-in and am following an excellent blog post by Richard diZerega in order to leverage the O365 discovery service and enumerate the SharePoint sites to which a user has ...
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Generate Report Based on View of List Data

I have data in a list. One of the views has the data grouped by a column, so I have it looking the way I want. Requirements for the report: Have a front page with the name of the report, date, etc. ...
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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 ...