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Deletion is a way of removing a file from a computer's file system or removing a file stored in a database.

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SharePoint Tracking List Glitch - Last Row gets deleted when a column is added or hidden

I set up a team SharePoint site using the Project Management template. It includes two separate tracking lists. An annoying glitch in both lists is that if I add or hide a column, it will delete the ...
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How do I get the list of Terms not used in any TaxonomyField in a CSOM Console App?

I would like to delete terms not used in a TaxonomyField on any Item in a Document Library. I am new to CSOM and can't figure out how to proceed on this. Can you help, please?
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How can I quickly Delete the contents of a SharePoint List View

I've got a SharePoint with a view called Retention that has around half a million entries, I want to delete the entries in the view from SharePoint as they are no longer required but I've not been ...
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Can we allow users to rename files but prevent them from deleting those files inside SharePoint online

We created a custom permission level which mimic the built-in Contribute permission level but without the ability to delete items and versions: our intention was to prevent users from moving folders ...
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Recycled item missing Name in Recycle bin

I made REST API call to recycle the item, which works successfully: var requestDigestValue = $("#__REQUESTDIGEST").val(); if (requestDigestValue) { $.ajax({ type: "POST", ...
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Delete a managed metadata site column from a library only

In SPO, i am trying to delete a Managed Metadata Site Column from a library. I'm using the below script to delete: $SiteURL = "https://Abc.sharepoint.com/sites/SiteName" $ListName = "...
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Update "CanToggleHidden" Property - SPO

In SP Online, I'm trying to delete a "Managed Metadata" column in a library but getting the below error in UI and also in PowerShell: Error: Cannot change Hidden attribute for this field ...
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Query range site URL is missing or is invalid

I want de delete a modern sharepoint site. but I get the message: Query range site ULR is missing or is invalid What can I do about this so I can delete the site?
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Automatically delete the selective items from columns

I have a list which I use as a means for people to answer questions that I ask (think of an audit). I have 87 rows and the first column is the criteria question which I have already filled. Then the ...
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Thumbs.db are automatically deleted

We recently faced a strange behaviour that on various SharePoints hundreds of thumbs.db-files are deleted without any user interaction. These files appear in the recycle bin. There are users listed as ...
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How do I delete a list column?

In a SharePoint list, I have somehow ended up with duplicate columns of the "Title" column. I only want to keep the original column title. Besides hiding the columns, how do I remove these ...
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Deleting events - recycle bin issue

I've noticed that when deleting events, as a user would go on the FE and delete their own event, it doesn't send the event to the Recycle bin and the event disappears. Only when deleting the events ...
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Rename a file - Without Delete permission

I want my users to rename the documents But not delete the documents Is this possible in SharePoint Online ?
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SharePoint database admin account accidentally deleted

The SharePoint database admin accidentally deleted. How to reinstate this admin account? I created a new account with db_owner in database. But looks like it was not setup properly. It shows below ...
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Remove files from all locations - what happens when?

So my collegue managed to delete a whole SharePoint library (+180K files) via Windows Explorer. In the online view these files are already deleted but he get's a notification via his OneDrive client ...
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Unable to delete folders or files in SharePoint site linked to a Team

I am unable to delete folders or documents in a SharePoint library that is linked to a particular MS Team. When I click on the ellipses of a folder or file the delete option is not there (it is there ...
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Removing the "Getting Started" webpart with REST API

Is there any way to delete the 'Getting started..' webpart from a workspace (actually the home.aspx) via REST API (or POST request)? Unfortunaly it is not possible to disable the module on the parent ...
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Allowing users to edit and move documents, but not delete them

I have two questions here. The first question is that I need to allow users to add documents, edit them but not delete them. I know that this is possible somehow by writing a code using the ...
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Deleting Folder/File via REST API

I am trying out the Sharepoint API, but I am having troubles deleting anything. GET Calls, Creating folders and uploading files works like a charm, but deleting stuff is giving me head aches. I tried ...
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Accessed Denied to Request Deletion for Users with Edit without Delete Permission

I have a group of users with edit without delete permission. And I am creating an approval workflow that allows these users to request for the deletion of files. The flow starts well once the admin ...
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Recycle Bin Deleted Sites is showing "-" under the "Deleted by"

We have noted that one of our SharePoint online Team Sites has been removed and when we check the Recycle Bin for the deleted sites we found the site there, but we are unable to know who has deleted ...
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Approval Flow to Delete a File from Document Library from SharePoint

I have created an approval flow that confirms the deletion of any file from a document library. When a file is deleted it will send an approval email to the approval user to approve/ reject the ...
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Delete columns on XL SharePoint O365 Doc Library

Scenario: We have a large document library (roughly 122k documents/folders), housing most of our sales documents. We use Power Automate (replacing SP Designer 2013 workflows) to dynamically add ...
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SharePoint Online Remove link in web part title

How do I remove the link in a web part title? I want the title to be text only. I am using SharePoint online and a PC with Windows 10. I do NOT have access to SP Designer The result is the same for ...
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Unable to delete Column

Forgive me if this has been asked before but I have not been able to find a solution that works. I am currently teaching myself how to use SharePoint. I have created some columns that have errors in ...
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Unable to delete a sharepoint online list Error "1 item was not deleted . Failed"

I have an empty SharePoint online list (which use to contain data), and when i try to delete this custom list using the UI, i got this error:- so can anyone advice on this error please?
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Deleting element from list using CAML Query not working (deleteObject of undefined)

I want to delete a list element using CAML Query. The element has the value 55 in the column CorrespondingListID. This is the function I use: deleteFromHistory: function(){ console.log("...
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Deleting SharePoint List elements with specific values in a column

I'm a bit stuck right now. Using JavaScript I wrote a function that deletes an element from a list with a specific ID: deleteItem: function() { let siteUrl = 'mysite'; let clientContext = new SP....
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Deleting multiple listitems from listcollection - only deletes half items

I have an issue around using SPListItem.Delete. I am fetching some list items (less than 20) and looping through them using a for loop. In each iteration of the loop, I retrieve a SPListItem using ...
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Empty Corporate OneDrive Recycle Bins from PowerShell

I am looking for a simple method (possibly a PowerShell script) that will completely empty OneDrive recycle bins (incl. the secondary recycle bins) within a given URL [tenant]-my.sharepoint.com/...
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How can I delete the SharePoint site for a private channel in Microsoft Teams?

As you can see on the screenshot below, I can't delete my site. This command is missing under the menu item Website information. Also in the advanced settings I can't find any delete functionality.
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Remove Home link

I want to remove the home button from a SharePoint 2013 Site, without it affecting the site collection?
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MS flow delete file from file system

I have created a flow to delete file from file system but I am getting error as below screenshot: Thanks in advance.
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Delete column from content type doesn't work

This is the code I use: Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" $web = Get-SPWeb "Myshareointsite/Projects/Test" $list = $web.Lists["Risks"] $ContentType = $list.ContentTypes["Item"] $...
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How can I delete email trigger by "Send email with options" in MS Flow?

I am using "send with options" action in MS Flow. It sent a new email with buttons. My requirement is, when I click on any button, whether Paid or Unpaid, the email sent via "send with options" ...
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How to get deleted file when itemDeleted event fire in remote event receiver

How to get the deleted file when itemDeleted event fire in remote event receiver in SharePoint Online. I have tried as follows but this does not work: List photos = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetById(...
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How can I remotely delete a file in document library in sharepoint online using remote event receiver?

I want to write a program using remote event receivers to delete a file within a document library. when itemDeleted event fire the that same file which was in another document library should be ...
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Hide delete button in Modern team site SharePoint Online library

How can I hide delete button in modern team site library allitems.aspx page. I don't want to remove delete permission. Because I am planning to run a workflow on item deleting. So I am planning to ...
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SharePoint Online: User can delete their own document or files, can't delete other's files

I would like users to only be able to delete their own files, But edit and view everything else. Is this possible in SharePoint Online?
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Workflow does not execute all parallel actions (Nintex)

Workflow does not execute all parallel actions Dear community, I am quite new to work with Nintex and so is my company. I could not get any support from my company so I try my luck here. We have ...
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Locked Out of SharePoint Site

A recent SharePoint Administrator who is no longer with my Company created a "Test" SharePoint Site with only himself having Full Control Permissions on the site, with everyone else having Read rights....
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How do I create a REST call in SharePoint 2013 Designer to delete records from the Workflow History List?

I use the Workflow History List for debugging and the option of turning on debugging for flows that are in production. I would however like a workflow that purges the records in this list based by ...
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Error {“readyState”:4,“status”:404, “statusText”:“not found”} in SP Online Delete ListItem

I am not able to delete the list item using the getitembyid(ID) method using SP Online REST call. I am making a call to deleteitem(murl) where murl ===> for (var i = 0; i < data.d.results....
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Delete folder with subfolder and files from SharePoint Online with a Macintosh

I have a SharePoint folder where I accidentally dropped a folder with a many subdirectories and files. I would like to delete it all by deleting the top level folder, however I keep getting an error ...
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Send email when a file is deleted to the user who had uploaded the file

I want an email sent out when a file is deleted. The email should only be sent to the user who had initially uploaded the file to the share point folder. I know we can send an email to specific users ...
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Recycle Web, NOT permanently delete with PowerShell/CSOM

In SharePoint Online is there a way to send a Web (a sub site) to the site collection recycle bin via PowerShell/CSOM? I know that a web can be deleted with Web.DeleteObject() but this does a ...
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Deleting old workflows from SharePoint Designer

I do not have access to SharePoint Powershell, but am (poorly) trying to develop in SharePoint Designer 2013. As I try to build a workflow, I've noticed several artifacts being stored that I cannot ...
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How to delete excel temporary file "~$" in document library without delete permission

I have a document library which the normal user can only create and modify the files, they cannot delete them. But when they modify the files, there will be some temporary files "~$" being created in ...
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SharePoint site online deletion

I mistakenly launched a script that allows the removal of SharePoint online sites and I deleted a very important site. Is there a way to retrieve it?
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Uses "seem" to have deleted files in a SharePoint library

I have see a strange issue a few times at my client. They are using SharePoint Online and mainly using the syncronisation option to sync the files locally using OneDrive. Sometimes files are deleted ...
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