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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to properly logout from sharepoint online hosted app

I have SharePoint online hosted app with multiple pages, on the first page I am getting contextToken = TokenHelper.GetContextTokenFromRequest and use it for own needs (clientContext = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 do I disable the Minimal Download Strategy for OneDrive for Business for all users?

I have an Office365 environment with SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. I can set SharePoint up (per site) to turn off the Minimal Download Strategy feature, but it seems like there's not a ...
6
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Custom ribbon button does not deploy using tenant scope app deployment

I am deploying custom ribbon button using SharePoint provider hosted app. It creates ribbon button without any issues when I deploy to the site manually (app scope). But it does not create a ribbon ...
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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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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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Outlook mail/Notification in SharePoint

My Customer wants me to show the Outlook Emails(or Email subject only) from his Office365 OWA to his SharePoint Online (intranet Portal). I tried to call the OWA in I-frame but it showing error, ...
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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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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, ...