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How to detect enabled QuickEdit on a List or Library from client?

When trying to enforce certain business rules on list Forms, there's always the risk that users will use QuickEdit to circumvent them. Is there a way to detect if QuickEdit is enabled (or whether this ...
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SharePoint 2016 on premise asking for credentials for 1 specific site

SharePoint 2016 on premise with Office 2016. This issue suddenly came up a week ago with no changes with permissions or configuration changes on Central Admin for only 3 users. We have hundreds of ...
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Import Spreadsheet without ActiveX workaround

I have seen this asked many places without a solution/work around ... Users are getting an activeX error when trying to use the "Import Spreadsheet" app in our SharePoint 2016 OnPrem ...
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Display Front End of SharePoint in other portal

Please give me an idea about this: We have SharePoint server 2016 and we want to show the front-end of SharePoint 2016 in our portal. If a user can click on a file then the file is open or uploaded to ...
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Change SharePoint 2019 Farm to new Domain

We have existing SharePoint 2019 Farm 2 APP Server and 2 WFE server with SQL Server Always On, Now we have a requirement to change the SharePoint Servers A.D to different Domain, here also SharePoint ...
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Microsoft Project file save error in Task List in SharePoint 2016 Project Site

When I save the Microsoft Project file to SharePoint 2016 Task list it shows the attached error, and this task list exists on the project site. I have given logged-in users full permissions to the ...
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How would you write some html code, in a basic SharePoint page table, that pulls a count from a SharePoint list on the same website?

So, I made a table that I am hoping to insert some kind of code into each cell that can pull some information from various SharePoint lists. I have some SharePoint lists that have item counts based ...
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SharePoint 2016 - I found code to embed hyperlinks to Month/Week/Day calendar view, but can I embed hyperlinks to my modified Current Views?

I have set up different Calendar overlays to group different types of events, and I would like to create hyperlinks above the calendar so that users can jump between the views (All Items, Meetings, ...
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SharePoint 2016 Calendar - I have code to open Events into a modal window, but how do I refresh the page/webapps after changes are made?

I am new to using code in my SharePoint pages--thank you for your patience. So I found the below code, which will make Calendar events open into modal windows, directly into Edit Item mode, but when I ...
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Content Query Web Part no longer displays Description

I have a SharePoint 2016 website that uses the Content Query Web Part (CQWP). Recently it has stopped displaying the Description field. I'm not aware of any changes to the environment that might have ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Using CSS code to hide Calendar weekend days, but now there is no option to Add an event to the Friday column. Help me with my code?

I used the guide in the below linked guide to hide/remove Saturday and Sunday from the month view of my SharePoint 2016 calendar, and the CSS code works great with the exception that now I cannot &...
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Show item field when list item selected

I have a list called Nominations. A Nomination item has the following fields: Nomination ID (Title field, text) Award (choice field) Nominee (person field) Nominator (person field) Justification (...
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updates to very large SP lists

I have an Excel sheet with 200K rows and I want to replace it with a SharePoint 2016 list, since Excel files in SP don't allow for simultaneous editing by multiple users. Ideally I would create a ...
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SharePoint 2016 Calendar - Can you send a SharePoint Calendar event via Outlook? Even without any mapping of the SharePoint calendar?

So what I would like to do, from within a 2016 SharePoint Calendar, is to double-click a calendar event and click some kind of button that then opens up a meeting event in my Outlook, with all of the ...
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SharePoint 2016 - I have code to open Calendar events into a modal popup window, but how would I tweak code to have the popup open in Edit by default?

So I found the below code, from the below link, which allows SharePoint calendar events to be opened in a modal pop-up view rather than loaded into a new page, but would it be possible to tweak the ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Is it possible to have Calendar events color-coded based on conditional formatting? Not Calendar layers for different categories

So Google showed me how to set up different Calendar overlays and how to assign a color to events based on their categories, but I am looking for something different. Is there any kind of code that ...
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User Profile Sync from trusted domain not working for all selected OU

We have a SharePoint 2016 environment and synchronize user profiles from other trusted domains. It works for several of them with no problems. But in one of them we don't get user profiles from the AD ...
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SharePoint 2016 - I have two web parts, side-by-side, of the same Calendar. How can I have one web part default to Month view & the other to Day view?

I have two web part instances of the same calendar, side-by-side, on a page. The default view of this calendar is the Month view, so they both appear identical as the monthly calendar view. I am ...
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Reverse SharePoint Command

Get-SPWOPIBinding -Action "MobileView" -Application "WordPDF" | Remove-SPWOPIBinding -Confirm:$false Get-SPWOPIBinding -Application "WordPDF" | Remove-SPWOPIBinding -...
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Rest API Add item to sharepoint list - Cannot convert a primitive value to the expected type 'Edm.String'. See the inner exception for more details

I have this Rest API to add an item to a SharePoint list in SP 2016 on premise. I am passing information to it from global variables that get set in other APIs. The error I'm getting is: {"...
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How to make a List Item Read Only in Quick Edit Mode? SP2013/SP2016 on premise

I want to make a list item read only for a certain group when one of it's column has a value of "Completed". I want to achieve it through jquery and server side code.
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Connect-PnPOnline: Unsupported user type 'unknown'

I have installed SharePointPnPPowershell on my dev machine which is running SP 2016. I tried to connected to my local sharepoint site using: Connect-PnPOnline -Url $url -Credentials $cred But I am ...
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Is there a Date Picker column validation formula where users cannot select more than a certain number of days from today's date

I'm looking for a Date Picker column validation formula where users cannot select more than a certain number of days from today's date.
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Disable Columns (ReadOnly) based on value another Column (customizing out of the box list form)? Which model would be better? SSOM/CSOM/JQuery

I want to disable all the fields when a Person marks a column/field as complete. However I am afraid the client might be able to change the JQuery/Javascript code upon inspection. So what are steps ...
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Sharepoint 2016 on-prem. Upload Multiple Documents option fails

We have Sharepoint 2016 on-prem and we changed the "toolbar type" to "Show toolbar" for a library web part. This allows to have different behaviour for the buttons New and Upload. ...
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Summary link web part Modal for individual item? (SP 2016)

I am trying to create a modal popup for a summary web part on SharePoint. The following code below works, but I want to only have a modal box for certain items in the list and not every single item. ...
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SharePoint 2016 On Premise - People picker do not resolve groups and users from AD

I have SharePoint 2016 On Premise, one synchronization connection to one AD, and that works fine. So, we now have one more AD and I have to import users from both ADs. I had to add another AD ...
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How to bind client side customized data field with SharePoint out of the box list? SP2016/2013?

I have customized an out of the box form to replicate customized changes. However I want to bind this data with the list. SharePoint won't save the data on Saving or Stopping the edit mode.
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SharePoint REST API read large list items with pagination

We have a SharePoint 2016 list with 15,000 records and we need to get all the items using REST API. We can use top to read only top 5000 records. If I need to read data in sets of 5000 items and then ...
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Strange/incomplete error when trying to publish infopath form

I have Windows server 2016 installed on a server at the client. I am trying to edit their Infopath form and republish it. But when I try to republish, I get the following error: What could be the ...
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SP.SOD.executeFunc

I am working on SharePoint 2016 and I have 2 functions I need to run: SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', FirstFunction); SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', SecondFunction); ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Information about this instance will be automatically removed after 60 days

We migrated SharePoint 2010 sites to SP 2016. The SP 2016 sites has couple of SP 2010 designer workflows. After the workflow completes, the below message appears in the workflow flow status page- ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Adding Custom Button to the Ribbon In top ribbon

I am trying to add custom ribbon button on SharePoint 2016 site but its not working with 2016. I am using the Elements.xml. Please check below xml code.
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SharePoint 2016 OnPremise ULS Logs error - User-Agent is empty

We are getting one constant error User-Agent is empty. in ULS logs in SharePoint 2016 On-premise server. And due to this error, Our logs disk space is getting full. Please let me know some ...
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No longer able to filter by parameters in SharePoint Designer 2013

I am attempting to filter a list by a begin date and and end date using the date filter web parts. Up until about a month ago, I could create a Site Page containing 2 date filter web parts (FromDate ...
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Enable dropdown based on another dropdown value in sharepoint 2016 [closed]

I have a dropdown: id="dropdown2" that is disabled upon loading the form. I want it to be enabled when I select a specific value in another dropdown: id="dropdown1". This is my ...
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If we create SharePoint Content Database High Availability, is anything to be done from SharePoint Side?

I got a requirement from my client that one of content database needed high availability mode. As I know This could be done by SQL DBA Team, If we create SharePoint Content Database High Availability, ...
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Open in new tab from a grouped view

I have a links list called Flyout and a site page that includes the list of links from a list that is grouped by a category column on the right side. I click the category to show individual links and ...
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SP2016: Drag and drop extremely slow with large library

We just upgraded from SP2013 to SP2016. It went more or less smoothly, but we have one issue that is affecting productivity. When users upload files to our largest library using the drag-and-drop ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Tasks List Extract to Excel with OData - Missing "assigned to" Columns

I'm new at this. I'm working with Sharepoint and Excel 2016. I'm extracting a tasks list and a schedule from Sharepoint by making a OData Data Feed connection. the link of the connection has this ...
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SharePoint Search full crawl while adding app pool account in web application user policy

I had issue to upload picture in news feed web part in SP 2016 site. I found below article to resolve issue with the help of powershell script. Once i ran the script, its works fine and found that ...
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Link to document properties/metadata in SharePoint 2013 Designer document approval workflow

My company is using SharePoint 2016 on premise. I used SharePoint Designer 2103 to build a document approval workflow. The workflow sends an email note to the members of a SharePoint group when a user ...
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How to locate workflow in SharePoint 2016

I don't really know where to begin but I have a user that received a email (notification) from 'spsadmin'. I am assuming this was an auto notification setup via workflow but for the life of me, I ...
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Get a list of all of the available members who have access to a specific list who are part of Forms Based Authentication

If possible I would like to create a PS script that will return a list of all the users who have access to a specific list, specifically the members that are also members of the Forms Based ...
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SharePoint 2016 Small HA MinRole Farm Disk Requirements

I'm wanting to deploy a new SharePoint 2016 Small High Availability MinRole Farm to house and manage 2,000+ SSRS reports: Four servers with two shared roles: Two Front-end with Distributed Cache ...
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Missing "Connected SharePoint Sites" settings

I am using MS Project Server 2016 deployed on Windows 2019. I want to automatically create a site when a project is created. As per the documentation, this can be done using the Settings menu in ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Subscription Settings Service stuck on "Stopping"

Stopping "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Subscription Service" in SharePoint 2016 Server by using Power-shell command but it stuck at below line and not responding. Remove-...
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Get a Document Set's description field via the REST API

I need to get the description field from my list of document sets. I have a for-loop set up with the titles of each of the document sets, I now just need to query the REST API to return a description ...
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Large SharePoint lists - threshold limit

How big of a problem is it having large lists with hundreds of thousands of items and views that grab 'em all out with no filtering what so ever? The magic number of 5000 items per view circulating ...
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How to Deploy TuesPechkin.Wkhtmltox DLLS to SharePoint 2016 Server

I moved my Custom Solutions to new SharePoint 2016 Server after upgrade to SharePoint 2013 to 2016, when user browser custom page & click one option Export Data Pdf , they get below error. In Old ...
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