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A computer file is a digital resource for storing information, which is available to a computer program and is usually based on some kind of durable storage.

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Why custom css files don't work?

SharePoint has pretty limited layout editing, so I wanted to edit it with custom css. I managed to enable their upload - instructions. Unfortunately, I didn't get any further. I only found out in the ...
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How to create a file:/// link in Sharepoint?

If I include a file link in a desktop Word document, I am able to follow it, for example file:///C:/ or file:///K://my_confidential_network_folder In Sharepoint, the link is displayed as a link but I ...
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How to remove border from file and media web part?

I would like to embed a markdown file in a sharepoint online modern page, using the file and media web part or some alternative: How can I remove the border that is shown around the file content? Is ...
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No Image Tags column in my new document library. Why?

Not sure how this column is not showing up by default when I created a new document library and uploaded images. I want users to be able to tag documents and I have a document library I created that ...
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Issues saving via VBA suddenly in OneDrive/SharePoint?

I'm using this, and it has been working like a charm: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/33734706/excels-fullname-property-with-onedrive But suddenly I'm getting an issue that I can't save an email ...
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Cannot Create Files on iOS

I set up a Sharepoint Onlie site and it is planned to be used mainly on mobile devices. Working with existing files works great, but there is a huge problem, which I did not expect beforehand. I ...
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sharepoint is telling us to convert doc to docx and not retaining version history

Sharepoint is telling us to convert Doc to Docx and not giving us a option not convert and keep as we are. If we convert, it looses version history which is important to us for auditing purposes. We ...
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How do I get direct access to a file in Sharepoint online witha direct URL?

I have a file in a Document Library. I can reach that file with a direct URL in the form https://[tenant].sharepoint.com/sites/[site_name]/[Document_Library]/[Sub_Folder]/document.pdf Now what I'm ...
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Bulk file move same file extension

I need to move files with from user. Sharepoint.com to user.onedrive.com. I tried using the SharePoint Migration Tool but it’s giving an error. Can someone help me with the easiest way to code this?
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download a SharePoint file to a specific folder on the local computer using c# and CSOM

I try to download a online file programmatically, which is stored in a document library to a local folder. I know that I need to open a stream and then copy the stream to the local drive, but I'm a ...
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Unable to get the file which have '.lock' extension inside PnP PowerShell script

I have this PnP PowerSell script to get all files which have .lock extension:- $AllItems = Get-PnPListItem -List $Library -PageSize $BatchSize -Fields ID -ScriptBlock { Param($items) $global:counter +=...
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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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Associate expiry days with the SharePoint document library's shared files

When I click share from SharePoint document library files to users directly as per below then is there a way to set expiry days for those shared files to users? As per now mechanism of email getting ...
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SharePoint Files Synced to OneDrive twice on computer

I was moving files from one site to another and an error displayed regarding the file name length. It said something about OK to shorten name and the next thing I know it's rearranged everything in ...
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Can I upload 13TB(folders and files) to OneDrive or SharePoint and do collaborate work with that files?

I need to upload all folders since my company PC to SharePoint for collaboration work with that, but I don't know if it is possible because if I synchronize with OneDrive the space is limited.
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Set up SharePoint libraries as a single network drive with multiple libraries inside

Is it possible to add multiple SharePoint libraries as a single network drive?
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Finding and Deleting All Instances of Files Matching a Specific Name

Is there a way of being able to find files within multiple Document Libraries matching a specific name and deleting all of them? I have written a script using the Find-PnPFile and Remove-PnPFile ...
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Using custom file handler when sharing document

I added a custom file handler for certain extension for both editing and preview on my SharePoint Online tenant. However, when generating and sharing an anonymous link to a document of this type, the ...
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Move large amount of files between libraries

We have a library with nearly 1TB of data stored in around 5M files. These need to be moved to another library on the same SPO site because at the moment the files files are stored in the default ...
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SharePoint Online file preview page always redirects back to library - chance of custom backlink?

In a SharePoint Online modern library you get a preview page with clicking on a PDF file. This is a very cool feature so far. But the moment you click on the X to close this online viewer, you always ...
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SharePoint find and delete file

A cyber attack generated thousands of files in SharePoint with this name "Read_me_now.htm". In PowerShell with the command Find-PnPFile -Match * read_me_now.htm * I display them. With what ...
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How to upload a file to a hub site in SharePoint Online using PowerShell

I've created a new app, generated app id and secret, assigned full permissions for https://mydomain.sharepoint.com , but I can't upload a file to the Shared Documents folder using the following ...
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Having different columns and categories for each file level

I have been tasked with reorganizing our SharePoint library using metadata filters. I was curious if it was possible to change what columns are present based on what file level I am in. For example, ...
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Display sharepoint file in iframe on custom website

I would like to use this https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/driveitem-createlink?view=graph-rest-1.0&tabs=http#creating-embeddable-links and display webHtml in my website. I'm trying ...
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How to select all files in SharePoint Online Folder and Download (more than 100)?

I am trying to select all files in SharePoint folder (2000 files) however when I click on the circle next to name, it only selects 100. How can I select all 2000 files and download them?
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SharePoint restrict column edit

I am creating a document management system on O365 SharePoint Online. I have added several columns of data for each pdf which is uploaded to a folder. I would like to temporarily "lock" a ...
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SharePoint Page CSS Updated but Not Showing On Page

I needed to change the position of an element on my site page CSS. The folder that contains the CSS is located in the Site Assets. I changed it and reuploaded it to the Site Assets, and when I open ...
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In a REST call to '/_api/web/Lists/GetByTitle('title')/items?$select=... , what are the allowed fields?

Where could I find a list with these allowed values ? I could use, for example, FileLeafRef, File, *. But I could not find these values documented somewhere. Can anybody help?
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File Downloaded From SharePoint Online using PowerShell is not Formatted Correctly

When using Powershell to download a file from SharePoint Online, the file is not encoded or formatted properly. With the below code, I am able to successfully authenticate to the site and download a ...
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PowerPoint not opening from Desktop app

I have a problem to open pptx from SharePoint Document Library modern view SharePoint online. When I click on the file nothing happens, where docs or docx and excel files opens from desktop app. This ...
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Can I upload a PDF attachment in a list and edit/save in the browser?

Can we edit PDFs directly as an attachment? This is probably impossible, but is there a way to upload a PDF as an attachment, make changes to that PDF in the browser, and save it to the attachments ...
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How to query only documents from a library filtering out folders

I need to get all documents from a lib. I use Get files (properties only). It returns documents and folders as well as separate items. How I can set a query to return only documents?
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Is file link hyperlink protocol not supported in SharePoint?

Hyperlink which opens a file locally on SharePoint Fails (2016/2019). When selecting the link, the console reports: Not allowed to load local resource: file:// If right click and select copy link ...
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Why doesn't SP remember my column sort settings?

I have a SP files site, the folders of which are labelled 01_label 1, 02_label 2 etc. which I want to have sorted in order of the first two characters. Instead, every time I open it, even after ...
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Web Preview Limit Size

My company is reviewing some solution, one of them is SharePoint. I need to know the size limit of file that can be preview thru web viewer. For example, if I want to open and present PowerPoint file, ...
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How to get long-lived embeddable link from Sharepoint / Onedrive file picker?

In our web app, we enable users to upload files, and preview them. We also enable them to upload from their cloud drives, such as Google Drive, DropBox, and OneDrive.Most of our users are using ...
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Folder Icon of a document library disappeared

I have a document library with folders. The folder Icon disappeared. How can I get it back?
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What Is The Path To A PnPFile In SharePoint?

In the Documents directory in Sharepoint online I have a sub-directory called Development and a file in there called FontDemoInfo.txt. In the browser it looks like: Documents > Development ...
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Download files from SharePoint library folders

I have SharePoint Online site and library with folders. There are folder like YEAR / Month / 16 June / files inside. What would be the best way to download files from this folders? I can use C# or VBS....
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SharePoint 2019 Site Library Files missing (Open with explorer view and mapped network drive)

I have mapped the SharePoint Site Library as a network drive on the same SharePoint server. However, some files are not appearing in the File system but the same files are appearing in the SharePoint ...
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File update statistics

We have a workflow, where business users have to update the data in SharePoint every day. Is there a way to monitor it easily and smart way? Currently I am clicking each folder to the file and I have ...
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Sharepoint - Online

I am looking for a similar windows which will pop in when uploading the document to a SharePoint online site "Modern Look". I am able to get this window in SharePoint classic library when ...
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How to replace an existing file in SharePoint Online using REST API

I am trying to upload a file using REST API as below: String.format("{0}/_api/web/getfolderbyserverrelativeurl('{1}')/files" +"/add(overwrite=true, url='{2}')",serverUrl, ...
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Why is SearchExecutor returning results in inconsistent formats and what can I do about it?

I use the following method to find List<File> on our SharePoint site: private async Task<List<File>> FindAsync(ClientContext clientContext, KeywordQuery keywordQuery) { ...
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File viewer web part renaming file in document library

I added a file viewer web part in SharePoint Online page and uploaded file from local desktop. When I wanted to modify or add some changes in file, I do changes in local computer file and I am ...
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What is this green box with a white arrow next to the word doc icon?

I was moving folders to a different location in sharepoint, where all the files within the folder moved except for this one. What is distinct about this file from the others is the green box with a ...
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Download file contents from SharePoint Online via REST

I have a site on SharePoint Online with some documents in the Shared Documents document library I'd like to download via REST. All the calls I make are returning a bunch of file properties in XML. I ...
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SharePoint Online Highlighted Content Query Text Grouping

Using the SharePoint Online Highlighted Content web part, is there a way to group the files using the query text and KQL?
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Use curl to upload files to SharePoint Online - 403 FORBIDDEN

I have to upload files from linux box to SharePoint Online. I have used following command: curl -k -ntlm --user myusername:password --upload-file test.txt "https://url/test.txt" -v But I ...
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Where can I find the setting to allow site members to "Stop Sharing" a document or folder?

Currently, it seems that site members can Share documents and folders with anyone, but cannot then Stop Sharing them. How can I give all site members this permission without turning them into site ...
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