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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Unable to open modern team site with SP designer, error "403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN"

I have created a modern team site inside our SharePoint online tenant. and using the office 365 admin, who is also the site collection admin, i try to login to the site using SharePoint designer, as i ...
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Move multiple site collections from one content database to multiple content databases

Is there a easy way to divide site collection equally between the number of content databases attached to a single web application? I'm having a single content databases where a lot of sites were ...
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Adding a content editor web part (which reference a .txt file) will break my list view inside mobile devices

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, and i have a team site collection which have the mobile browser view feature enabled. now inside the team site i have around 10 lists which are working well when ...
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If I (site admin) check in a document, will the user's edits be retained?

My team's document library contains over 200 checked-out files. As we are preparing for a migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, I am notifying users of the need to check their documents in before ...
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Office 365 Developer tenant: automatic renewal

Quote from Office 365 Developer Program FAQ In April 2019, we transitioned to a new model where your subscription can be renewed perpetually every 90 days if you're actively using it for ...
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Users are not able to create My sites. No new site collections will be created when they edit their profile

I am working on an on-premise farm 2013. now i have configured the My sites under user profile as follow:- now usually when a user access the my-site such as http://servername/my/Person.aspx?...
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"Content type and list modifications" report is showing some actions for these lists Report List;Access Requests;Variation Labels;Relationships List

I am working on a team site collection where i have enabled the publishing features inside it. and i have enabled the reporting features inside it as follow (Site Collection Administration >> Site ...
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Error loading navigation: The Managed Navigation term set is improperly attached to the site. When i restore my Enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on sharepoint server 2013, and i have added an Enterprise wiki site collection and i enable the managed navigation + Friendly URL. now whenever i create a new enterprise wiki page a ...
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Share & Sync a list between two different SharePoint farms

We have our own SharePoint enterprise server 2013, and our customer has his own SharePoint enterprise server 2013. Now I am trying to find an approach which allow us to share & sync SharePoint ...
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Author Versus CreatedBy Versus AuthorOWSUser managed properties

I am building a content search web part inside my team site collection, and i want to show the user how created an issue tracking item inside my web part. but inside the content search web part i ...
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UserNotFoundException on MySite queued for deletion

I just created a connection filter, which excludes disabled users from the UPS. I did not disable the My Site Cleanup Timer Job. I ran a full profile synch after setting the filter. E-Mails were sent ...
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Cloud Hybrid Search and custom schema and query rules

The docs don't seem to mention what to do about having custom managed properties, query rules, etc., when configuring cloud hybrid search. Do I understand correctly that these configurations will need ...
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Email Attestation in SharePoint Online. How does it work?

Does anyone know how exactly email attestation works in SharePoint Online? I have found two settings, but there is no documentation describing what these do: EmailAttestationRequired ...
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What will happen if we re-add a deleted guest account, can the guest account access the sites shared with him previously

I have the following case inside our office 365 & sharepoint online:- I have a classic team site collection which contain 40 sub-sites. the site collection allow sharing with external users (...
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Can I clear any pending users' alerts emails

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013. and i wanted to arrange the documents inside our document libraries, by creating additional libraries, create folders, remove duplicate documents, etc.. and ...
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Search Administration: Long load-time of "System Status" Webpart

I have two SharePoint 2016 Farms where i can reproduce the following issue: Farm needs a minimum of two Servers to reproduce. Example: WFE01 holds CentralAdministration, APP01 hosts all Search ...
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Disable SharePoint Online from sending emails during site collections migrations

I want to migrate sharepoint on-premises sites 2013 into office 365. Now inside the on-premises sites i already have some list workflows which get fired when items and created and updated. so i do not ...
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Enable "Community Site Feature" on a subsite site, will prevent users from accessing it unless they have contribute permision on the root site

I am working on an on-premises team site collections 2013. now the site collection have some sub-sites which have unique permissions. and for certain users they only have contribute permission on the ...
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Redirect to my custom page which contain a content search web part is NOT working when i access the sites using the URL defined as intranet zone

I am facing this problem inside my sharepoint 2013 on-premises farms. where i have added a content search web part, then i did the following:- 1- Inside the content search web part's display template,...
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Invitation email when creating an alert on an item will sometimes contain the list + Item title while on other cases will only include the item title

I was facing an issue reported by our customer. here are the current settings:- we have team site inside sharepoint on-premises enterprise 2013. when users creates alters on list items, and they ...
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Which permissions are required to enable the low-trust authentication model on-premises?

Which permissions are required to configure the low-trust authentication model on-premises? I'll want to use low-trust add-ins on-prem. There are good resources available for doing this in PnP: ...
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Need to restore sp site in sharepoint 2013 testing environment

Hope all are doing well. I need to restore sp public facing website from production to testing environment. for this purpose I have taken the backup of Production site using central administration ...
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Why my Lookup Column (which is set as required) will chose a Default Value instead of rendering an empty option

I am working on a Team Site collection inside sharepoint 2013. now i define the following:- i created a new list named "Department". i added a new site column "Project Department" ...
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Missing Content Type: "Enterprise Wiki Page" missing in "Page Layout Content Types"

We have a 2 webapplications. One can create Enterprise wiki sites, the other can't. The ULS says missing contentType with ID ...
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Server issues Start-SPServiceInstance not working, but .Provision() Seems to be

We are having some pretty severe and bizarre issues. Luckily this is our quality environment. Three server farm. The issue is on the Web-Front-End. Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise. Some of the oddities (...
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Moving some SharePoint administration outside of Central Administration?

Are there any out of the box or third-party tools for sharing some Central Admin-type administration tasks with site owners? I have a client who has a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Edition site where ...
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Add-SPOOrgAssetsLibrary : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation

I need your help. I am trying to create an assets library and always get the following error: Add-SPOOrgAssetsLibrary : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I am already registered as ...
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Make a lookup column in one list to show me the item that are on hand in another list

I have two list, the first one (tracker list) is a tracker or inventory of all the phones that I have on hands. Second list (request list) is for user request a phone by serial number. I want to ...
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How to display more than one list in a single page?

I have maybe 3 lists which all have information regarding a single account and I want them all to display in a single page. Is it possible? If I'm using Power apps to customize the lists, will it be ...
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Change the font size of the Section Name on a Collapsible Section

I have created a collapsible section, and I want to change the font size of the Section Name. Is this possible?
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Can I add more than 10 filters to a SharePoint view?

Am I capable of increasing the maximum number of filters available in a view? It seems to cap out at 10, and I haven't found anything in the documentation about how many filters you can add:
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In SharePoint list, how to add a table like excel where you can fill up information as you want?

like add a mini excel table into the list because columns are limited for entering more information is there some coding that can make it happen?
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Get file name and full link

I have created a SharePoint to store about 800 files. My problem is that I would like to generate a file list (txt or csv) which contains the file name and the link pointing to each file. Is there a ...
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Site Owners(added explicitly in OOTB SP Owner group) are not able to delete the site

I have a scenario where the user is the owner of the site, granted Full Control permission via default SP Owners group but when the user tries to delete the site, it gives an access denied error. I ...
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Hovering over file does not show view count for all files, however in same site other files it does shows in SharePoint Online

When we hovering over files its does not show view count, this issue is with only few files in that site however in same site other files it does shows View count and viewers name both. We checked ...
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Custom Search Page For a Library

Is there a way to create and assign a custom search results page for a Document Library? I've created one at the site level, but if you navigate into a document library and do a search the results are ...
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How i can get all files recursively without folders using Get-PnPFolderItem from the root folder and its subfolders

I want to get all the files from the root folder and its sub-folders, now when I tried this script: $customerFolderFiles = Get-PnPFolderItem ` -FolderSiteRelativeUrl $serverRelativeUrl ` -...
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Error when accessig the API Requests:- Could not retrieve Global Service Principal ID Error: Error: {}

I am trying to approve some API Requests >> but i will get this error "Could not retrieve Global Service Principal ID Error: Error: {}", any advice? any advice please? Thanks
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Is it possible to hide the Title on all pages in SharePoint?

I don't want the Title to display on the page as I have the name of the page on the image. Is it possible to hide the Title on all pages in SharePoint?
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New web part for multiple pages

I have a modern SharePoint Hub site and the option for multiple languages is enabled for it. When I change the layout of the site (for example: I add a new text web part on the German site) it's not ...
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Uploading files in SharePoint

Whether all the files in SharePoint are in same folder or in those folders we determine? How to get the path of the file from SharePoint?
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What will happen if we change the number of versions to be 100 instead of 500 to utilize our storage

Inside our SharePoint Online tenant we want to free some space, and inside our document libraries we have set to keep that latest 500 versions, as follow: Now if we set the number of versions to be ...
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SharePoint Online是否可針對網站設定DisableCustomAppAuthentication 值

SharePoint Online是否可針對網站設定DisableCustomAppAuthentication 值, 例如: Set-SPOSite -Identity https://xxxxxx.sharepoint.com/sites/xxxx -DisableCustomAppAuthentication $false 還是只能針對整個Tenant ,Set-SPOTenant -...
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Not been able to change the SharePoint site URL

I am trying to update the SharePoint site address but it is showing that the site address is unavailable, so I deleted that site and trying it again, and it is adding 2 in it (siteadress2.com), ...
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Open Lookup Column hyperlink List Item in full window instead of modal dialog (SharePoint Online, Classic View)

I have several lists (task list, issue list, custom lists) with a lookup column to a different list. The lookup column displays as a hyper link to the other list item. However, when clicked it opens ...
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How do I change user permissions of a document when I deleted my own permissions as owner?

I am the owner of a SharePoint site. I wanted to prevent users downloading a particular document, so I changed the user permissions to 'restricted view'. I changed the user permissions for visitors, ...
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Column People Picker Required

I would like to know how I can set the "people picker" field to be non-required. I tried to use advanced settings to set non-required but it isn't worked. Someone know how to fix it?
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Adding new Hub sites will not get reflected inside the existing "Associated Hubs" & "Associated Child Hubs"

We have multiple layers of Hub Sites, and we are using those options to show the related child Hubs and the related Hubs: But if we add new Hub sites and link them to existing hub sites >> ...
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can we prevent office 365 group owners from having full control permission on the related SharePoint site

When creating modern team site, the office 365 group owners will be defined as site collection admins and as site owners. Now we can remove them from been site collection admins, but inside the ...
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