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Questions tagged [collaboration]

Collaboration is working with others to do a task and to achieve shared goals

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Best way for people to reference who is doing what? [closed]

So I need some inspiration on how\what is the best way to achieve the following on SharePoint. We have tasks assigned to individuals each weekend and we want an easy point of reference where by ...
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Sharepoint for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

I want to know if Sharepoint can be used for entire product life cycle management. Our products have a hardware and software component. The software consists of both embedded firmware running on the ...
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Collaboration on sharepoint

I would like to know how to do the following in Sharepoint? I wanted to build a page where users from different departments can open an enquiry in sharepoint, and my department will answer those ...
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who edited part of the document in SharePoint online

There are 5 persons editing the same Word document. I want to see who edited one part of it. Is that possible in SharePoint online?
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Recommendation for Sharepoint Collaboration site

our environment runs Sharepoint Server 2013 and Office Online Server 2016 for our internal intranet. I'd like to know your thoughts on opening up an external Collaboration site. I've read mixed ...
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Does the Skype Chat button still appear in Word Online?

Currently testing collaboration functionality in Word, and according to the following Microsoft Office guides below, they show that when two people are collaborating on the same Word Online document a ...
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SharePoint Online, customer's Sites

I have an Office 365 E3 license that comes with SharePoint online. Is there any way to create separate Sites for each of my customers within my own account, in a way only each of them can see their ...
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400x Appraisal Document Collaboration Spaces

I hope someone can advise me how best to get started. I need to create approximately 400 spaces where a single document can be collarborated on by 2 people, accessed by 5 in total. There will be a ...
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Collaboration site and upload Email attachments to sharepoint

I have requirement to upload documents which actually email attachments in SharePoint, from multiple departments and users from these departments upload documents and view only their documents, for ...
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Managed property for changes on site?

In SharePoint 2013 on-prem I am using display templates to list out sites. I need to show the sites that have had any kind of updates lately. I am looking for a property, that is a date and time ...
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SharePoint access from another network

There are two companies that work together but utilise different networks and user accounts. One company has SP2010 the other SP2013, both on-premises. Both companies are also physically separated. ...
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Ideas for sharing documents in a teamsite, but not allowing access to the entire teamsite?

We have numerous teamsites in our organization, and each one is essentially a department (HR, ITS, etc). Our users cannot modify permissions directly. Rather, we utilize Active Directory to provide ...
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use sharepoint to allow access to external users across secure server

I am working for an organization that is using SharePoint 2010. We have to collaborate with people from different departments working at different locations using different servers. Does SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint Online - One Drive File Sharing size limit?

Under Sharepoint Online, is there a limit to the size of a file that you share via One Drive? I've found references to the max storage size based on your license, but not how large a file you can ...
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What are the factors that govern the decision of whether to choose publishing or collaboration (teamsite) template for new site collection?

I would like to know the factors that govern the decision of whether to choose publishing or collaboration (teamsite) template for new site collection? Your answer can be in form of points for each ...
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2013 Collaboration - How to programmatically get a list of all the community sites a user has access to?

Is there a way to get a list of all of the community sites that a user has read/write access to, using an API that can be easily consumed by C#? We would like to get a list of all of the community ...
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Sharepoint Collaboration using List

We are developing a SharePoint 2013 app for a Club. We have two SP groups (Coaches, Players) . As a Coach, I want to setup Notes about a particular player in my team, These notes would be Comments ...
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Is SharePoint the flagship product of Microsoft in terms of collaboration?

Microsoft has a lot of enterprise applications out there. Is SharePoint their leading product in terms of collaboration?
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Does SharePoint support simultaneous reviewers?

I'm new to SharePoint so maybe this is a silly question: Can SharePoint be used to allow multiple reviewers to annotate a Word document at the same time? The idea being that each reviewer can see ...
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Why is AddComment on SocialCommentManager throwing SPException?

When I try to add a comment using SocialCommentManager, the AddComment method throws an SPException saying "The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, ...
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Note board Web Part Security Permissions

I have a note board web part sitting on the default.aspx page of a site. I have both farm and site admin rights over the site and against each comment I can see a delete link - both for my own posts ...
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Custom From Address in List Alerts

We are using host-named site collections in our environment sharing one web application. The problem is that when a user set alerts on their lists/items in their sites, they receive the alerts from ...
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How can I share an excel document with my team to edit?

I would like to know if something is possible and where to start. Each day, my boss sends out a spreadsheet listing our data entry errors for the previous day. All five of us download the sheet, make ...
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SharePoint vs Confluence Wiki

I have been using SharePoint now for 3 years and I really like it and would really like all employees in our company to move over to SharePoint from our Confluence Wiki. I want them to have their ...
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Site Template won't show up on publishing site when creating a site

I have a site template and I was able to deploy it to the farm. I can see the template when I create a site from a team site. I don't even see that option when I create a site from publishing site. ...
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Do you activate collaboration features on publishing sites?

I have a client with a publishing site. They want to add News and Events to the site. Would you create another document library with a content type derived from Pages? Or would you enable the ...
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Sharepoint Lists Missing from Site Collection

When I go to my site collection and click New > List, there are only a few lists available. The heading 'Communications', which has Annoucements, Discussions etc, is completely gone. The sub sites of ...
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How to collaborate on a document without SharePoint? [closed]

Five of us are working on a proposal together in Microsoft Word. Unfortunately, we don’t have SharePoint at work. Is there another (better) way to contribute to the content than incessantly emailing ...
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collaboration portal performance issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. I am using collaboration portal template. I experienced issues when loading the same page multiple times, the page loading time is almost the ...
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Blogs, wikis and discussion forums in an internet publishing site

I have blogs, wikis and discussion forums module in my SharePoint publishing site. How can I use the SharePoint web parts for these modules? Should I activate the collaboration feature on this site? ...