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block visitors with read only access to reach site contents via "settings" Icon

I am giving access to guest users to my SharePoint online communication site, but I see that they can reach (even on read only permission level) the site contents via settings button on the top of the ...
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How to prevent my site users from deleting files without forbidding them to rename/move?

In my site options, I created a group of users and gave them the following rights : Contribute. It almost fit my requirements but I would like them not to be able to delete files. My users being ...
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Automatically set read rights to files in SharePoint

I have several hundreds of files that concern different people in our organisation, each should be visible only by the concerned people. In our organisation every employee has a unique ID (...
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Create a file/folder per user and automatically dispatch rights

My company decided to distribute some individual PDFs to each employee. Say, the John Doe, Mark Twain and Anne Moore have some PDFs to get, like "John Doe.pdf", "Mark Twain.pdf" ...
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How do I make my Word document read-only in a SharePoint library when I'm not an owner of that library?

Generally, owners and members of a SharePoint group seem to be able to edit all documents in the SharePoint group's document library. Is there a way to make a specific document in that library (here, ...
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I need to limit rights to save changes in excel through SharePoint

My organization newly implemented SharePoint in our workflow. My problem is excel in SharePoint. We use a premade excel spreadsheet for calculations for material costs. There is a set of formulas that ...
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New sharepoint group default owners

I'm trying to find out if it's possible to set a certain security group as a default owner for any new created sharepoint groups. We currently have a following setup: AD environment with 2 security ...
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one workflow for all libraries in a site

I have requirement, in which I have to make workflow to Shot an email and change rights of document based on a master list exist in the site itself. Now the concern is I have to build a mechanism ...
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Take over access rights from file system (SharePoint foundation 2013)

I am experiencing issues with my SharePoint Search Service Application. User A has access rights to Folder A. User B has access rights to Folder B. The default content access account has read only ...
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Specifying the Rights Mask for a custom permission level

I have a custom action that I want to be disabled if the user does not have the ability to edit the item. However, I am using a custom permission level, not Contribute. The permission level is ...
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REST API External user access

I'm currently trying to access a sharepoint site through the REST api using an external user from another organization. The user has been added to the Site Members group with the Edit rights ...
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Sharepoint sync sets every document to read-only

I've made some adjustments to the library we are using, but now users can't direct edit the items in the desktop. However, I can. They see the following: Green locks on every document When they open ...
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Allowing users to traverse document librarys\sub sites

As the subject reads, Ive added a user to a SharePoint group which has contribute rights to a subsite. What I would like to do is allow that user to traverse the additional sites\document library's ...
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Rights required for SP Farm account to change search topology

While I was trying to change the search topology with an active index on my SharePoint farm, I encountered some issues my the rights required. I thought I could use my farm admin account to change ...
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How can I configure different right for same document?

I have 2 groups (IT & Quality) and I want IT group can't access to all folder & documents but Quality can. Can you help me?
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Detecting change in users/groups on web

I want to execute some code when the users/groups with access to a web changes (addition and removal of users/groups). What are my options?
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Right Management on the Document sync between SharePoint and OneDrive for bussiness

We recently adopt BYOD in our organization. Now requirement is that if there is a document in SharePoint (on prem) with Read only permission and user sync it to his/her laptop or any mobile device ...
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Add external users in SharePoint 2013

I would like to allow some externals users to connect on my SharePoint site that is connected to an LDAP. -SharePoint 2013 enterprise edition- Can you help me once again...?
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Manage file access rights based on 2 groups combination

I am setting up a sharepoint site where files have 2 properties (a Country and a Department). I want to create corresponding groups to manage user access rights to these files based on the combination ...
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Removing contribute rights for user on page breaks jquery

I have a problem with a Sharepoint aspx page - I need to remove the Contribbute rights for it (so that the users don't see the ribbon anymore) but when I do this, the following script from its ...
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Identify who has removed usergroups from website

is it possible to identify who has removed Usergroups from a Web? If it is not possible, what is the best way to track the changes.
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Users with Contribute rights can't overwrite Style Library Document

We have users who are in the standard 'members' group of a site (SP2010), and they need to occasionally upload a new version of a file in the Style Library. They have Contribute rights on the Style ...
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"+ Add Document" link missing for some users

Running SharePoint 2010. I have a library that has a folder for each user. Each user has contribute rights to their own folder. However, for some users, even if I give them Full Control, they never ...
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authentication popups spam when getting images from neightboor site

I am on Sharepoint 2010 and have 2 websites, intranet (A) and mysite (B) hosted on the same Sharepoint server. On A, I have a webpart that shows user profile images that are on B by linking them. ...
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