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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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Working with document Libraries based on UniqueID REST API

Is it possible to work with the document library with UniqueID/Guids rather than using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl? Say if I wanted to upload a file to a folder, could this be done using the Unique Id ...
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Users are in Office 365 but do not yet have a user profile SharePoint Online

I have about 7900 users in Office 365 that are active and have a license (Office 365 Education Plus for students OR Office 365 Education Plus for faculty) applied to the profile. Of those users, less ...
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How to hide certain choice values from appearing in a sharepoint list drop-down?

I have a site column which is a lookup column to a column in parent list. I am using this site column titled as Company Name in many libraries. What I want to do is for certain libraries, i want to ...
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How to Build a Multi-Language Site?

We are using Office-365 and need to set up a multi-language sharepoint site. How do we do this? I see a question here about permissions. And I have a question here about how to test multi-languages ...
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How to split top navigation items into two rows?

One of the Projects I am working on, I have a requirement to split 9 top sharepoint navigation links into two rows. I have a master page in action. I would need to display 5 of the navigation links in ...
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Sharepoint Online Office 365 Search custom file types index

I am using an Office 365 Sharepoint online license and I am trying to add new file types to index for the search feature. I couldn't find anything explaining how to do this in Sharepoint Online. I ...
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Open in explorer not working, Internet Explorer 11

I have downloaded the hotfix, but it is still not working. how do I know if I am opening the correct IE? I need to be able to open in explorer view and have searched many different ways on the net ...
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Office 365 document library remote event receiver issue

ItemAdded event issue: Whenever we upload Office documents (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), the first time, it hits and works fine. If we upload the same document and replace, then the event is not ...
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Approve ListItem using Javascript in Office365

I'm trying to approve selected items from a list by pressing a custom button in the Ribbon. I can get the selected items. I can get the fields of the selected items.I can even update those fields. ...
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Brand/Remove Office 365 Login Page for SharePoint Online

We have a challenge which we would like to find a solution to. • We are using Project Online with SharePoint Online with Office 365. • We are trying to find a solution to brand/ (if branding is ...
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sync office 365 Outlook Calendar with office 365 SharePoint Calendar

I want to synchronize office 365 outlook calendar with office 365 SharePoint calendar. How to do this ? Is it Possible ?
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Adding a 2010 .wsp file to SharePoint Online

Must one know and use code to upload and activate a 2010 SP .wsp file to SharePoint Online? I have a local server housed SP site I created at another location that I'd like to move to my Office365 ...
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Disabling “Create Site” in SharePoint Online except admins

In SharePoint Online, there is a "+ Create Site" button that allows users to create sites, in our case configured to create them under /sites. We don't want end users being able to create sites at ...
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Permission problem with JavaScript injection in SharePoint Online

I created a SharePoint Hosted Add-In for SharePoint Online, which injects a JavaScript File to the Masterpage through a custom action. https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/Office-365-Dev/JavaScript-...
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Mounted Office 365 sharepoint workspaces lose connectivity - how to fix?

I'm trying to get my sharepoint workspaces on office 365 to mount like network drives. I can achieve this following microsoft guidelines, but after a while this fails. The user has to login again to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online - Default Wildcard Search

Is there a way I can change SP to always append a * to the end of every search? We're using the Online version (tied in with O365), and it has been requested that we have every search be a wildcard ...
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assign webpart to a group using dwp file

I have a dwp file I want to assign it to an already existing group instead of miscellaneous group <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <WebPart xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"...
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Custom workflow for document Review and Approval. need suggestion to develop

I want to develop a custom workflow for document Review and approval in Office365 , here are the steps: Create Description: All employees can be based on a template to create a draft / draft Routine....
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How to wait for task & CC email with 2013 workflow?

Goal I'm trying to make a workflow (2013) in O365 that requires this flow: Create a task for UserA Email UserA to notify about the task, and CC UserB Wait for UserA to complete the task Sounds ...
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Sharepoint Development URL (Visual Studio)

I'm trying to create a SharePoint app, but am having a hard time getting my Visual Studio to communicate properly so I can run my code. I am using an Office 365 subscription and Visual Studio 2015 ...
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What is the Entity Type for Notes field

I am trying to Update a Notes Field of a Task in project online. It gives me an error Incompatible type kinds were found. The type 'Edm.String' was found to be of kind 'Primitive' instead of the ...
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Not able to run any script on new list experience forms

I have to do some customization on a couple of list forms (new, edit). These lists have the new list experience mode enabled. But whenever this mode is enabled I can't seem to be able to: Use ...
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Check if list exist sharepoint online using REST api

I am creating a functionality where I need to check if a particular list exist in SharePoint online site/web. The catch here is there would be more than 10000 lists where I am checking. I found a way ...
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SharePoint Online Drag and Drop trying to copy from Sharepoint Library to computer or hardrive

If i drag and drop from a SharePoint library to Windows Explorer(desktop), file is moving instead it is not copying from the library and Users are trying to drag and drop in to their hard drive they ...
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Get group owners - Sharepoint Online

I need a script to get all the group owners of a site collection in Sharepoint Online. Could you please help? Thank you
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O365 OneDrive upload data via Azure

We are provisioning users Onedrives at the moment, and we would like to upload their current Documents folders up to onedrive for the end users, has any one done this or seen a good guide? Thanks
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I need help changing the default URL for SharePoint in O365

When I log into my corporate O365 account, I get the screen with apps I have access to. When I click on the SharePoint app, it does not take me to my corporate SharePoint Home page (https://...
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How to change subsite group access request?

I am in a company where we are trying to organize our SharePoint documents sites by subsidiaries - services (There is one sub-site per service). In my example the subsidiary is "France" (root) and ...
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Office 365: am I part of farm administrators group?

Is there a definitive check that I can do to determine if my admin account indeed is a member of the Farm administrators group? I'm familiar with SharePoint 2010 but new to SharePoint 2013/Office 365....
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How to get ClientContext

I want to get clientcontext in a visual sandbox webpart. How can I do it without providing any credentials for url, as webpart will be on home page. I don't want to provide any credentials either, ...
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Replacing file in SharePoint folder- new file is displayed in browser, old file displayed in app

Having been working on a document offline for a while, I tried copying it to the relevant folder on SharePoint- which already had the original version of the document. When dragging my local copy of ...
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How to Connect an iOS App to SharePoint Through Office 365

How would I connect an iOS app to SharePoint through Office 365? 1) Connect an iOS app to an Office 365 iOS app on the same device OR 2) Use Services (Web, REST) to connect to Office 365 This is a ...
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How to add multiple editable fields in page layout in SP 2013 (office 365)

How can I place multiple page content fields so I can edit them from Web Interface...? I tried copy pasting snippet from gallery but content in both fields are same (from second field) For testing ...
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How to retrieve list items using napa in Office 365

Am unable to retreive the list from the site. I have written the below code var siteUrl = '/sites/dev/'; (or) 'complete site url' function retrieveListItems() { var clientContext = new SP....
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Change URL on private site collection Office 365 [duplicate]

My task is to change URL of internal site collection in SharePoint Online. The situation is such: it was configured with one domain (DomainA), and now all site collections are: http://domainA....
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How to call a user control in a client web part

I'm trying to call a user control (.ascx) in a client web part that I've created, knowing that I need to do that in a provider hosted app. Can someone give me a helpful tutorial please? What should I ...
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How to generate the Site Usage Report using PowerShell or CSOM code?

I want to generate the details section which are displayed under Home > Usage > SharePoint Site Usage. Is it possible to generate the details using PowerShell/CSOM? The details which I am looking for ...
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Communication to SharePoint server is canceled. (error)

I am trying to host my app in Office365 but it stops on either clicking Yes or No in a prompt. When i click No When i click Yes What could be the reason?
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How to show unique values in a lookup column?

One of the Projects I am working on, I have a site lookup column being used in many libraries across various subsites. The list column to which the lookup column is referenced to has some duplicate ...
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Possible ways to connect SharePoint Office 365 to External databases

Is there a way we can connect SharePoint Office 365 to Oracle & MySQL Databases and also is it possible for these databases to feed data to SharePoint Office 365 rather than SharePoint pulling the ...
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SharePoint online - login issue with designer

I am trying to open SharePoint Online site with my designer but I am getting below error: There is a problem with your account please try again later Can anyone please let me know the possible ...
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Office 365 pre-provision my site issue with Powershell

I am creating personal sites using powershell csom. My issue is on below line $loader = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.UserProfiles.ProfileLoader]::GetProfileLoader($ctx) I get following error. $...
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Permission level for customers

I want to create permissions for an user to view the files in a library and be able to download them. I set up the "Read" permission but there is not option to download the file to a local machine. Is ...
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Can we set security group as site collection administrator using CSOM in PowerShell in SharePoint Online - Office 365?

Can we set security group as site collection administrator using CSOM in PowerShell in SharePoint Online - Office 365? I tried but getting error like "Company Administrator is not a valid user." Also ...
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How to change the url for the site logo that appears on the search results page?

I have a search center site and on the results.aspx page, I am displaying results based on a search query. I actually have a master page applied and using the approach mentioned here: http://...
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How to change the Page title from Home to Search at the master page level?

One of the Projects I am working on, i have a requirement to change the text "Home" that appears as a page title on the landing page of a sharepoint team site. I am able to hide Home from the master ...
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Picture library thumbnail url

Is there any way in powershellscript to get the thumbnail url from Picture library.? Actually i wan to use in custom search display template to get the thumbnail image.
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Recommended size for site logo in SharePoint(Office 365) [closed]

What I have: I am using SharePoint online which is part of Office 365. Question: What is the best size/ratio of a logo in this case? (Rectangular one, in type of the old version of SharePoint ...
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SharePoint rest api not bringing items from List

I tried to use Rest API to get list items in Office 365, the list has 3 items in total. When I visit the below URL: http://sitename/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('List Name')/ It shows list ...
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SharePoint Online Show/Hide column based on permissions

I have a couple of fields in a list that can only be modified by certain group of people. What is the best way to do this without a 3rd party application?