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Questions tagged [documentation]

Software documentation or source code documentation is written text that accompanies computer software. It either explains how it operates or how to use it, and may mean different things to people in different roles.

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Documentation of status of technical projects in SharePoint 2013?

A company has a lot of projects (partly product development projects, partly infrastructure projects and "miscellaneous" other projects), where very often different departments are involved. How can ...
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Rest API Documentation - getChanges query options

Where can I find all available query options for getChanges? /_api/site/getchanges(@qry)?@qry={} I know I can query using {"Add":true,"Web":true} but I'd like to know all properties I can specify.
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Displaying Documenting Source Code in Sharepoint

I am looking for a way to display source code in SharePoint. We are migrating from Mediawiki to SharePointand create there our new knowledge-database. With that our developers asked if we can provide ...
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Where is official Microsoft documentation for SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail in SharePoint online

Where is official Microsoft documentation for SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail in SharePoint online. The old one for SharePoint 2013 is here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj838435....
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Where can I find info to write Sharepoint Specifications for my Sharepoint team? [closed]

Where can I find the information on how to write specifications for my Sharepoint team? And lets assume I've never written any sort of project document and don't know for sure officially the right ...
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SharePoint Developers - What do you include in your solution documentation?

I'm looking for documentation templates for the kinds of documents SharePoint Developers would commonly need to write as part of a project/solution that they have developed. Or, ideas about what ...
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SharePoint Code Review

I've been tasked with performing a code review on a SharePoint 2013 solution. Does anyone have any general suggestions on how to approach and Document this? There are so many aspects I'm not sure ...
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SPException error codes and meanings (refreshing form request digest via SharePoint REST services)

Where can I find a list of error codes and their meanings for SharePoint exceptions? I can't find any list of any kind online, just specific cases here and there. My specific need arises out of the ...
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changing the value in a column, when the document is changed

Hope some of you can help me. At the moment i am documenting a SharePoint. I have made a column with the documentation number from the dokumentation system. But now I would like the value of the ...
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Comparison of Sharepoint Wiki vs Word for technical documentation

Is there any guidance anywhere on when to use a Sharepoint Wiki vs Word or pdf for technical documentation? When is it better to use a wiki vs a document, etc. I'm not sure which is best for our ...
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SharePoint site documentation

Are there any good documentation templates for SharePoint sites available? I have created a few SharePoint team sites and I would like to document all list, doc libraries, permissions...etc
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Are there best practice or coding standards documents available for SharePoint

Is there any official Microsoft coding standards and best practices documentation for SharePoint?
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Where can I find information about SharePoint Foundation 2010 Search?

Lectori Salutem, I am looking for detailed information about SharePoint Foundation 2010 Search. A simple Google or Bing search does not provide me with sufficient / reliable information. Can anyone ...
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SharePoint Source Code Documentation

I am working on a SharePoint 2010 based project which involved three code solutions, one for Visual Web Parts [about 25-30 Visual Web Parts], one for Event Receiver, one for Timer Jobs [2 Timer Jobs] ...