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Office 365 primarily denotes a set of subscription based software services that require monthly or periodic payment of fees to Microsoft Corporation.

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How to use Today and Me in Calculated column

I want to use a combination of Today and Me in SharePoint 2013. I am trying it in Office 365 it gives me the below error Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. Can ...
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How do I programmatically work with Exchange Search Results in eDiscovery Center?

I'm working with Exchange search results in eDiscovery Center on Office 365 and trying to find the best way to programmatically retrieve the search result of an eDiscovery query. For SharePoint search,...
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

Until SharePoint 2013, there was a SharePoint foundation version, which is free. In the latest release (2016) it is deprecated. Now in SharePoint 2016 or Office 365 is there something like ...
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Adding new list item using REST

I am currently using Office 365 and lots of REST queries to display data. However I am now creating my own forms using Bootstrap and jQuery. However, how do I use REST to add the data to the list? ...
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Customing the newform.aspx of a list using jslink in SharePoint 2013

How do I customise the newform.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 using JSLink? A lot of examples seem to be for customising list views. I can't find anything that explains how to customise the new ...
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Backup Office 365 sharepoint site? (company.sharepoint.com)

Is it possible to synchronize or backup an Office 365 SharePoint site? The company I work for want to use Microsofts "cloud" SharePoint offering, but they wont go ahead if they can't back it up on ...
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Error: “The request could not be completed because the specified solution was not found.”

I am trying to upload wsp solution to Office 365 in Solution Gallery but It's throwing error Sorry, something went wrong The request could not be completed because the specified solution ...
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New List Experience allow bypass security bits (Item-level Permissions)

We recently found out (thanks to junior QA) that new list experience simply ignores security bit setting on list. I did some tests and I can confirm this on SharePoint Online. Below, you can find full ...
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How to develop a SharePoint Designer Workflow Action for use in SharePoint (2013) online

Over the past few years I have been developing custom workflow actions - for use in SharePoint Designer workflows - for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 (on-premise). See this example for the kind of ...
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Modal Dialogs and Minimal Download Strategy

I am having the following issue in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365 Preview): when I try to display in a modal dialog a page that relies on MDS (Minimal Download Strategy), the dialog opens but then ...
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Basic batched get requests using REST API

I'm hunting around on the web right now for some basic (preferably working) examples of making a batch of get requests using the new $batch endpoint in O365 with the REST API. I've located some good ...
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Renaming a Page Library

What is the proper way of renaming a page library from a site collection that has a different regional setting? e.g. Dutch, changing Paginas to Pages. Swedish/Norwegian from Sider and Sidor to Pages, ...
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Display SharePoint Online in an iframe on different domain

We would like to display pages from SharePoint Online in an iframe of a Page hosted somewhere else, e.g. in an Azure Web App: <iframe src="https://site.sharepoint.com/"></iframe> When we ...
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Add permission to all authenticated users

I have a Site Collection in our SharePoint online tenant. I wanted to give Read permission for everybody in our organization. so in Site Permissions I Clicked on Grant Permissions and typed NT ...
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How to delete O365 Team Sites

Firstly, I apologize if I'm not using correct terminology. I am pretty new to SP. In our case, we're using SP Online. After logging into O365 and clicking on the "SharePoint" main icon, it takes us ...
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Where else besides StackOverflow/SharePoint do we share knowledge?

Of these 25 I can find a handful here on StackOverlflow and only Marc Anderson is actively participating I am on ITunity, I read Waldek's blogs, I try and understand the PnP hub and follow Jeremy on ...
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Set a start page to your office 365 tenant

Is there a way to set start page of office 365 tenant to some SharePoint site, instead of portal.office.com, after a successful login? I want to be redirected to the custom site collection once ...
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Sharepoint Online (365) Programmatically working with Managed Metadata

So, you want to migrate some documents that have managed metadata columns from another source into SharePoint Online. Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy is blocked. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy ...
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SharePoint 2013, o365 Exchange Online Task Sync

We use Office 365 for hosted exchange, and I have an on premises SharePoint 2013 farm, and I'm trying to find a way to sync tasks with Outlook. I have been researching for the past couple days and ...
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Can i use workflow 2013 to update the friendly URL term to match the updated wiki page name

I usually work with sharepoint on-premises 2013, and when i work with enterprise wiki site collection, i write the following server side event receiver, which mainly update the friendly URL term to ...
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SharePoint 2010 Playground Site

I'm a seasoned developer and CMS consumer, but I've never used SharePoint specifically. Is there a website where I can quickly create and manage a SharePoint site, without installing the entire stack ...
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What is UI version 16?

I’m currently porting a SharePoint Server 2013 site collection to Office 365/SharePoint Online. While uploading master pages, I find the UI version option 4, 15 and 16. This implies that there is a ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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Backup and restore in Office 365

I'm looking for official documentation regarding Backup schedules and restore options in Office 365. More precisely: How often is backups made For how long is a backup saved How do you restore? How ...
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Set request access email address through CSOM

In the server side object model it's possible to set the request access email address through the property SPWeb.RequestAccessEmail (MSDN). Since we are moving our SharePoint tenant to Office365 I'm ...
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What is Server resource quota?

In SharePoint admin center (Office 365) my site collections may be assigned storage quota and server resource quota. Here is even MSDN article explainig how to change it. By default, resource quota is ...
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What's the best way to get to Crawl log in SharePoint Online 2013?

In SPO, Search suddenly stopped working. Can't even locate files from inside document libraries. Where is the crawl log in SPO?
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SharePoint online, count unread message from Office 365

As part of a project whose aim is th notably improve the visual side of a SharePoint Online site I'm a bit stuck. On the home page in the left banner users want to see the number of unread messages ...
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How to activate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure ” in SharePoint Online

I don't see SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure listed in the site features list. but If i try to enable "SharePoint Server Publishing" I get an error saying that the Infrastructure plug in ...
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Add jQuery in Sandbox mode (Office 365)

What would be the best approach in using/including jQuery in Office 365? Should I just use google CDN or is it possible to deploy the jQuery file to the server? Is there any good articles/resources ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint missing some workflows?

I'm trying to set up a document approval workflow as well as a signature collection workflow in our Office 365 (E3) sharepoint. However, there are only 2 workflows available to choose from (see ...
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Alternative options for InfoPath on SharePoint Online

We are planning to migrate SharePoint 2010 application to Office 365, SharePoint Online. Current application in SharePoint 2010 has complex InfoPath forms with code, and we are looking for ...
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How do I renew a Refresh token?

Let's say I have a provider-hosted app that's installed on a client's Office 365 site. A user clicks the app and they're redirected to our site. The redirects gives us (among other things) a Refresh ...
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SuiteBar renders incorrect with custom theme in Office 365

When creating an spcolor-file (and a composed look bound to this file) we see an error in the rendering in our Office 365 tenant. I think the issue is related to the new SuiteBarin Office 365 (App ...
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Break role inheritance and assign permissions to document with REST api?

I need to change the permissions of a document after the approval status has changed. I've to add the new user group to current document if the document has been approved. I have used following links ...
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What enables the RootSite capability via the O365 discovery service?

I'm developing an Office add-in and am following an excellent blog post by Richard diZerega in order to leverage the O365 discovery service and enumerate the SharePoint sites to which a user has ...
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Is the “Keep me signed in” in SharePoint Online a security flaw?

We are considering replacing our on-premise SharePoint intranet with SharePoint Online. I won't spell out the advantages, but I can see one big disadvantage - the "Keep me signed in"-button... Our ...
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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden when accessing office365 site through external APIs

We have built a desktop app that import/exports SharePoint lists into/from Office 365 sites. The app works perfectly, and we were able to do the import/export of Office 365 site pages for many clients ...
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SharePoint O365 upload big file via CSOM

I am tring to upload large files (900 MB) to SP Online (actually the OneDrive Business) but seems to follow SP style. Tried this via CSOM and powershell 70 MB are fine but when I try 900 MB a ...
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Open SharePoint Online web with SharePoint Designer gives server error saying it has an old version?

On my Office 365/SharePoint Online tenant, I’m trying to create a Workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013. This has worked before, but today I get a strange error: Server error: The version of ...
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Change masterpage from Seattle to Oslo using CSOM, Sharepoint online

Using CSOM and c#, I would like to change the master-page from Seattle to Oslo. Can anybody help me?
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Caml query builder Office 365 Sharepoint Online

Does anyone knows where to find a CAML query builder that I can use for Office 365, Sharepoint Online? (if there exists one)
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Is there a way to host static html using Office 365 sharepoint?

I'm trying to host a static site on SharePoint (my clients requirement). I have Office 365 and I've setup a site in that, but I am unable to view the uploaded html in the browser. Every time I access ...
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Content Editor Web Part missing in Office 365 Dev

I set up an office 365 developer account and I;m trying to add a CEWP to the page. I can't find the CEWP anywhere. I've enabled publishing to see if that was the issue but it didn't help. Not sure ...
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Link to open a doc in the client app

I need to send users a link to a document in via email, where clicking the link should open the document in the client application, not the browser. I have already configured the library to open ...
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How to get a Download link for a document in SharePoint library for anonymous users

I uploaded a file to a folder in https://sitename-my.sharepoint.com/ I created a view link, requiring no access The link that I get when I click on share looks something like this https://...
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The file is locked for exclusive use by same person SharePoint Online

I'm having a problem recently, when I just create a document and after that I try to update its properties it give me this error: The file "file" is locked for exclusive use by same User The ...
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How to see what site template is used in SharePoint Online (Office 365)

Is there a simple way for me to see what template was used for a site collection in SharePoint Online (Office 365)? The Site Collection properties only show details like "number of subsites", "title",...
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How to get file or list item icon in SharePoint 2013 using javascript

My requirement is i have to display files from document library with images using javascript object model or spservices. pls let me now is there a way.
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Get Group Id Using REST

I want to get group id in single call. I am using below URL <Sitename>/_api/web/sitegroups/getbyname('Approvers') it is returning object. I want to apply filter to above url to get group id.