Questions tagged [2016]

For questions completely specific to SharePoint 2016 and **not past or future versions**

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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

Until SharePoint 2013, there was a SharePoint foundation version, which is free. In the latest release (2016) it is deprecated. Now in SharePoint 2016 or Office 365 is there something like ...
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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 Dev and Prod running on same Farm

We have a weird requirement today to have the Same Environment for SharePoint Development and Production. What could be the potential disadvantages to having such an environment?
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Read Only in Datasheet view

I have a List that has a column that I changed from single line of text to multi-line text and now when in datasheet mode it tells me and my users the cell is read-only. it works fine in Standard View....
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Will SharePoint 2016 Support SharePoint 2010 Workflow

We are looking to implement a SharePoint 2010 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 which still supports SharePoint 2010 workflow. I was wondering if anyone has heard if SharePoint 2016 will continue to support ...
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Customize SharePoint 2016 App Launcher Tiles

SharePoint 2016 OnPremise now contains the AppLauncher in the upper left corner like Office365 already does. How can i add/modify/remove those links in an OnPremise-only installation of SharePoint ...
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Onpremise Sharepoint 2016 - realtime coauthoring

Does on-premise Sharepoint 2016 offer real-time document co-authoring in desktop versions of Office (Word, Excel)? I've tried to do research but couldn't find convincing answer. Collaborate on Word ...
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Get user that declared document as record CSOM

Using CSOM is there anyway I can get the user that declared a document as record. I though I could use the last modified but it seems that when declaring a document as record last modified does not ...
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Javascript not working when page loads relatively

I have a content editor webpart which references a HTML file It has the below code SCRIPT <script> function changeimageurl(imagepath){ document.getElementById("slidecontainer").src=...
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Can an on-prem solution of SharePoint 2013 or 2016 be hosted in a docker/windows container?

I am trying to find a way to quickly deploy new SharePoint On-Prem solutions for both 2013 and 2016, but I am having a terribly hard time finding any literature to help make this a possibility. ...
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Redirecting the site collection

I have a site collection with URL https://MySharepoint.Dev.com/default.aspx. I just want to know if some one browses to this it should redirect to https://MySharepoint.Dev.com without default.aspx ...
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How to install CKSDev on Visual Studio 2017

I have a new dev env with SP2016, Win2016, VS2017. Almost all of my work is development of farm solutions, so the process in general is the same since SP2010. On previous env I used CKSDev to speed up ...
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What are the discontinued functionalities between SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016?

I've tried to come up with a comprehensive listing of functionalities that have existed in SharePoint 2013 Server, but do not exist in SharePoint 2016 Server. The only MS's material I've hit has been ...
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Site collection administrators in site setting

I am a member in site owner group, but I can't find Site collection administrators link in site setting!! Has anyone encountered this issue, and can it be solved within SharePoint? Thanks.
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ItemAdded event in Event Receiver

I have created an Event Receiver (Farm Solution) in SharePoint 2016 that triggers when an item is added in Task list. I have exclusively specified the ListTemplateId="107" in Elements.xml. This event ...
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Users can't open PDF after SP2016 March 2017 CU

Just installed March 2017 CU for SharePoint 2016. Now users can't open PDFs. When clicked in a library, Adobe Acrobat opens with the error There was an error opening this document. This file cannot be ...
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Create a new web application (Access Denied for path 80)

I got the following error while creating a new SharePoint web application on port 80: Sorry, something went wrong Access to the path 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80' is denied. ...
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How to change language on “collect data from user” InfoPath form

I have a SharePoint 2016 farm with only OOTB confugurated Web Application and Site Collection. On a specific list I've added a SharePoint Designer (SPD 2013) Workflow (2010). It does what it's ...
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SharePoint 2016 ADFS change the Trusted Identity provider name

I have configure ADFS for SharePoint 2016, it is working fine. But now i want to change the ADFS Trusted identity provider name I follow this: $spt =Get-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer $spt.name ="...
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Can't upload files to OneDrive in modern view

This is an on-prem SharePoint 2016 server. Attempting to upload a file results in a status of "uploading 1 item" that never completes. This happens when using the upload button as well as dragging-...
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Remove Link From Quick Launch Navigation Heading

Is it possible to to use quick launch headings as categories that aren't themselves links? I don't want the headings to be clickable. I've tried setting the web address to blank, javascript: return ...
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Can SQL be present on the same server as SharePoint 2016?

I am trying to create a VM for SharePoint 2016. Can I have both SQL and SharePoint installed on the same machine?
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SP2016 - Change Suite Bar?

I'm tinkering with SharePoint 2016 RTM and I'm trying to change the top link bar, where at the top it says "SharePoint | Sites". I'd like to change it so that instead of it saying SharePoint, it says ...
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Difference between Farm solutions and Provider-hosted Apps

I have been reading quite a lot about SharePoint 2013/2016 lately and I am not sure I am able to see the difference between Farm Solutions and Provider Hosted App. Please correct me if I am wrong: ...
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Can not access the value of a Calculated column inside my power-shell script

I am working on sharepoint 2016 on-premises farm. and i wrote the following power-shell script to update the items of a list:- >> $web = get-spweb "http://servername/offices/Departments/IT/" &...
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SharePoint 2013 to 2016 upgrade in-place

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm, and I wish to upgrade to 2016 on the same boxes. From my reading, everyone says you have to take the database, and attach it to the new farm. Can I do the upgrade in the ...
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Threshold is exceeded (>5000 elements) but View still working. Why?

I have a list of the normal Threshold of 5000 elements. This Threshold is exceeded (currently we have round about 5500 elements in this list). However, it is possible to view all elements in the ...
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Create site collection in content database

I want to set by default to create a site collection in an independent content database when creating a new site collection automatically! Ex: each content database only holds one site collection by ...
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How to remove SharePoint Feature from Database

Recently I was trying to Update Patch(update for SharePoint Server 2016 (KB4011053)). But when I tried to run PSConfig.exe, Upgrade failed because of Missing Feature 'CustomTiles' (Id: 15/'...
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Why are files in 16 hive referred through _layouts/15 on a SharePoint 2016 Server?

I'm converting a SharePoint 2013 solution to 2016. Back when 2013 was introduced I recall all the _layouts/ -> _layouts/15 issues, and immediately looked out for this. In my SharePoint 2016 solution ...
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How to resolve “Your search cannot be completed because no Search service is available. Contact your administrator for more information.”?

I am working with SP2016 Farm solution. I have configured a Search Service on my farm, customized the result source too. When I use the result source in Content Search WebPart on SharePoint Page, it ...
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Zero down-time patching in SP2016? Different from SP2013?

MSFT has been selling "zero down-time patching" in 2016 for a while now, but I'm having trouble finding details at this point on the subject. I have heard that this requires HA in your farm. This ...
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Error in configuration wizard of Sharepoint 2016

I have installed sharepoint 2016 on windows server 2012 R2, installation is completed successful. but in configuration wizards it shows wired errors like in screen shot. after so many uninstall and ...
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Office web apps supported file extensions list

Is there any definitive list of file extension that opens in O365 web apps/Office online? E.g: docx, doc, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, ... Update: I noticed that onenote and visio extension(.one, and .vsd) ...
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Where to find the complete comparison of document management features between share point 2016 and older version

HI what are the main improvements related to document management,record management and database enhancements in SharePoint 2016 comparing to SharePoint 2013 & 2010.
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Project template for SharePoint 2016 is missing

I have installed Visual Studio 15 (Enterprise) in my SharePoint 2016 RTM environment. Thereafter, I have installed Office Developer Tools. Unfortunately, SharePoint 2016 template is missing.
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Upgrading web parts from SP 2013 to SP 2016

We have various web parts targeting SP 2013. I now have a SP 2016 Beta server with VS 2015 installed. I don't see any template in VS to create 2016 web part or a way to upgrade web part project to ...
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SharePoint Designer 2016

During the Ignite 2015 Conference it has been announced that there will be no SharePoint Designer 2016. Will there be another tool provided? How should I manage and maintain workflow, content type, ...
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CSRListForm and PreSaveAction or PreSaveItem

I've used PreSaveAction successfully in the past, but now I'm working with a CSRListForm and neither one of these will fire off. Even if I use just a simple alert message. I know the CSRListForm ...
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Error Installing SharePoint Server 2016 on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter

I am having trouble installing SharePoint Server 2016 on a brand new instance of Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter. The Products Preparation Tool fails with this error: The tool was unable to install ...
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SharePoint 2016 Search Topology with Minrole

How does the Search Service application Topology work in SharePoint 2016? I'm planning on having 2 search server, does that mean when I create the service application, I will be running all the search ...
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How to Migrate SharePoint server 2013 to SharePoint server 2016?

Please any link for this how to Migrating SharePoint server 2013 to SharePoint server 2016.Thanks in Advance.
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Restore entire Hybrid-Environment

I currently build a testing environment which should have Office365 Hybrid features enabled (AppLauncher, Search, OneDrive, TeamSites). This environment will be kept on a specific state by resetting ...
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2016 Development Environment Requirements

Our company plans to move on to SP2016 from SP2013. For development we have a workstation for each developer like desktop Intel i5 4 cores + 8 GB (2x4) of RAM. For 2013 that machine was configured in ...
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SPFx web part not showing from the catalog

Followed the video from SharePoint Framework development with SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 2 but could not add the web part to the site because it did not show up. I made sure I have only SPFx 1.0....
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Can someone explain the way SharePoint auditing trimming and cleanup works?

I know each web application has its own Audit Log Trimming timer job. I see the default is set for it to run monthly. Now, as you dive into site collection settings for auditing, I see: Automatically ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Word 2016 Add-in Error

Some users are receiving the following add-in error. If they close out the error the files work just fine. I've searched all over including the add-ins enabled on our Word client and have found ...
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Setup SharePoint development environment

I'm trying to setup development environment for the latest version of SharePoint in my office Laptop for learning purpose. I do not want to install the SharePoint on my local machine? What are my best ...
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Is it possible to create a SharePoint provider-hosted low-trust add-in that works with an on-premises ACS?

This question is about using provider-hosted add-ins on-premises that use the low-trust authorization model - without requiring internet access. Provider-hosted low-trust add-ins need a connection to ...
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Enable @mention in discussions board

I am using SharePoint server 2016, I created a new discussion board list, My question is How can mention someone or group in the discussion board post/comment ?